Senior Safe Tea Program

This workshop educates seniors on ways to protect themselves against different types of fraud and other forms of elder abuse. There is a presentation and open discussion where there is time for questions and concerns that the attendees have. Participants are served tea and cookies in a safe and inclusive environment. This workshop is run by the Collingwood Community Police.

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Income Tax Clinic

This free service is offered by CVITP (Community Volunteer Income Tax Program) for those who qualify. A trained volunteer will be available to complete and file your 2019 tax return. Each session is 30 minutes long and requires a separate booking for each person. Participants are required to bring all necessary forms (for example: all T4s, last year’s Notice of Assessment and any other forms required for their tax return). Certain conditions must be met in order for them to sign up for a session, NO EXCEPTIONS, they are the following:

  • Family income must not exceed $35,000
  • Single income must not exceed $25,000 ($500)
  • Interest income must not exceed $1000
  • no business, rental, or capital gain income
  • not in partnership with anyone for business

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Earthquake Preparedness

We have all witnessed the devastation that can be caused by earthquakes. We have seen how they can impact our family, our homes and our businesses. Living in Vancouver we do live in area that can be impacted by earthquakes, yet few of us take the time to prepare to ensure we are prepared. Join us to learn the basics of what is required to develop your emergency plan, how to connect with extended family, how to conduct a Hazard Hunt and what to do when an earthquake strikes.

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Ukulele Sing Along

Join this new program as we try to build a ukulele community at Killarney. There will be a song leader who will select the play list f or each session and lead the songs. Song books will be available for purchase the day of the sing along for $15. We welcome beginners to experts! Please bring a stand and your ukulele!

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Art with Heart Hand Printed Valentines (14+ yrs) NEW!

Make your own Valentines this year! This fun workshop is suitable for absolute beginners. You’ll create an edition of 4 Valentine cards to give to your loved ones. We will learn how to use cutting tools, carve a design into a linoleum block and print it. Feel free to bring along your own ideas, as you will be guided through planning of your design, but there will also be lots of inspiration provided. All supplies are included.

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Power of Attorney

There are four types of Power of Attorney in BC, most people are familiar with only one. In this workshop, we discuss all four types. We also consider when you need a Power of Attorney, the steps you should take to consider who to appoint as your Attorney, the duties of your Attorney, problems with having a Power of Attorney and how to change your Attorney if needed

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Seniors Lunch Program Volunteer Orientation

Orientation for volunteers interested in helping out the seniors lunch program and other food initiatives.

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Seniors Benefits Service Canada

A representative from Service Canada will be giving an overview of Programs and Benefits for Seniors. We will be talking about Benefits under the Canada Pension Plan and Old Age Security — making sure Seniors are aware of Benefits they could be entitled to: Death Benefits, Survivors Benefits, Guaranteed Income Supplement, the Allowance and Allowance for the Survivor. Lots of tips, resources and answers to your questions!? Free but please pre-register

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Financial Fraud & Scams

You work hard for your money and want to keep it safe from fraud. In this interactive workshop, you’ll learn how to identify common financial scams and become empowered to protect yourself and your family from the devastating impact of fraud. We’ll cover some quick tips on how to identify financial scams and what steps to take in the event you ever find yourself financially victimized.

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Korean Cooking

Learn to cook the flavourful dishes from Korea- Cucumber Salad, Braised Potatoes and Silken Tofu Soup. The instructors will also touch on the cultural significance’s of these dishes.

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The Secret Life of Kimchi

We will take you on a journey of kimchi from its birth to its later stages. The fermentation process changes kimchi’s flavour. We will show you how to make different dishes at it’s different stages. No more wasted kimchi!

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Water Colour Workshops: Marmot

This workshop depicts a close-up view of a yellow-bellied marmot perched in front of his rocky burrow. Photos and enlargements for tracing purposes will be provided, including supplies for those not wishing to use their

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Water Colour Workshops: Joffrey Winter

This workshop depicts a Winter view of upper Joffrey lake, east of the Pemberton Valley north of Whistler, with the Matier Glacier in the background. Photos and enlargements for tracing purposes will be provided, including supplies for those not wishing to use their own.

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