Parkgate Society Staff

Social – We are open!

Guidelines for COVID-19 Safety

Enter and exit through the outside plaza doors. Doors open 10 minutes prior to start time - please keep 2 metres apart while you wait.

Please wear a mask at the facility unless seated at your table. We will provide masks if you don't have one.

Before entering staff will ask you to take the COVID-19 self-test posted on the door, take your temperature, have you wash or sanitize your hands, and show you to your seat.

You will be asked for your name, address, phone number, and email the first time you come for communication and contact tracing purposes.

Drop-In Programs

Must hold a valid Parkgate Society Membership.  Drop-in includes coffee and baked goodies donated by PARC Cedar Springs.

 

iPad Club

Drop In for Parkgate iPad Club and enjoy facilitated learning with other older adults. iPad Club is student-directed with facilitator guidance and open to anyone who wants to increase their iPad knowledge. It is a fun and easy way to stay connected.  For more information, email maryanne [dot] ipadclass [at] gmail [dot] com

Fridays, 10-12pm
Closed Dec 18, 2020 – Jan 8, 2021
$5 cash

 

Bridge – Group of 4

Seniors Multipurpose Rm
Mary Hunter Hall
W 10am – 12pm
$5 cash

 

Bridge – Group of 4

Seniors Multipurpose Rm
Mary Hunter Hall
W 1pm – 2pm
$5 cash

 

Cribbage & Games

Seniors Multipurpose R08
M 1pm – 3pm
$5 cash

 

Mah Jong

Senior’s Lounge
Tues 10am – 12pm
$5 cash

 

Scrabble & Games

Seniors Multipurpose Rm R08
M 10am – 12pm
$5 cash

Free Drop-In Programs

 

Crosswords & Coffee on Zoom

Keep your brain fit with group crosswords. Meet Ava, our volunteer host and enjoy the company of other seniors while working on a virtual New York Times crossword puzzle. Working together is what makes this puzzle a breeze.
W 10 am
Email Ava to join: ava [dot] hughes19 [at] gmail [dot] com

 

Crafts

Items are handcrafted with love while sharing coffee and treats in a social setting. The beautiful finished goods are sold as a fundraiser to support Older Adult programming at Parkgate Society. Drop in for an afternoon to see what it’s all about.
Senior Multipurpose Rm
Tu 1 – 3 pm

 

Friday Brew Crew

For Seniors looking for a spot to drink coffee with friends: bring your drink and head over to Parkgate Community Centre to enjoy socializing in our safe indoor space for seniors. Covid-19 safety protocols and contact tracing in effect. Please wear a mask for check-in.
Mary Hunter Hall
F 10am – 2pm

 

 

Registered Programs

 

Parkgate Singers – will return post-pandemic

Parkgate Singers is a group of lively individuals who meet to share in the joy of song under the musical direction of Ruth Townsend. The Parkgate Singers have been at the facility spreading music since 2008 and show no signs of slowing down. Come and see what it’s all about. For more information, email Ruth Townsend.

 

Sponsors

United Way of the Lower Mainland
PARC Cedar Springs

Volunteer with us

Are you looking for a way to connect with our community? We are looking for volunteers of all ages who want to share their passion and skills with us and help to make our community a special place.

Contact our Volunteer Coordinator to learn more.

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Parkgate Society relies on donations of any amount from community members just like you.

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