june, 2018

04jun(jun 4)7:31 pm08(jun 8)7:31 pmSenior's Week Celebration and Art Exhibition: Older and Creating It

Event Details

Check out great free activities for older adults (55+) from amazing art to spring dance! Events are free unless price is listed.

DATE Mon Jun 4 – Fri Jun 8
LOCATION Exhibition Hall
INFO 604-713-1800

Mon Jun 4
1-3pm Dementia Friends presented by Alzheimer BC
6-8pm Older and Creating It: Art Opening

Tue Jun 5
1-3pm Collective Song Writing and Singing
3-5pm Portrait Sculpting Demo
6:30-8:30pmCommunity Gathering Square Dance (All ages) | tickets $5

Wed Jun 6
10-11:45am Modelling in Wax
12-2pm Life Drawing
2:30-3:30pm Clouds
7-8:30pm Seniors Create Project’s View from a Window

Thu Jun 7
1-4:30pm Deaf-Blind Awareness Fair

Fri Jun 8
12-3pm Tea Dance | tickets $10

DETAILS

Dementia Friends (55+)
Learn about commonly associated myths, ways to recognize dementia, as well as simple ways to help people living with dementia. Brought to you by Alzheimer BC.
DATE Mon Jun 4
TIME 1-3pm
LOCATION Exhibition Hall
COST Free

Older and Creating It: Art Opening (55+)
Catch a glimpse of the wonderful works of our elders by joining Roundhouse art instructors Edouard Beaudry and Pansy Poon as well as the Sculpture Society of BC and various amazing artists for this mind blowing art exhibition.
DATE Mon Jun 4
TIME 6-8pm
LOCATION Exhibition Hall
COST Free

Collective Song Writing and Singing (55+)
Leah Abramson guides you through voice experiences, song, movement, and song writing in this workshop.
DATE Tue Jun 5
TIME 1-3pm
LOCATION Exhibition Hall
COST Free
REGISTRATION # 160107

Portrait Sculpting Demo (55+)
Louise Solecki Weir is a local sculptor who specializes in clay sculpting and three-dimensional portraiture. Her work can be found in the Vancouver Law Courts and at the Catholic Archdiocese of Vancouver. Using a live model, she will discuss creating 3D portrait creation, emphasizing the importance of a proper measuring techniques to create a likeness in clay.
DATE Tue Jun 5
TIME 3-5pm
LOCATION Exhibition Hall
COST Free
REGISTRATION # 160725

Community Gathering Square Dance (All ages)
Join the Roundhouse community for an evening of square dancing, laughter, and fun. We will provide a professional caller, magic, and light snacks for purchase. Wear comfy shoes and your favourite hoedown outfit for this intergenerational event.
DATE Tue Jun 5
TIME 6:30-8:30pm
LOCATION Exhibition Hall
COST $5
REGISTRATION # 158393

Modelling in Wax (55+)
Artist James Fletcher will demonstrate and provide information on one of his works in progress involving modeling in wax for a multi part casting in bronze. The piece pays homage to the style of ‘Momento Mori’, which was popular in the middle ages.
DATE Wed Jun 6
TIME 10-11:45am
LOCATION Exhibition Hall
COST Free
REGISTRATION # 160708

Life Drawing (55+)
Lead by instructor Edouard Beaudry, this class takes a variety of approaches to drawing the human figure from different angles and positions. Volunteer hip hop models will be the subjects. Some supplies will be provided.
DATE Wed Jun 6
TIME 12-2pm
LOCATION Exhibition Hall
COST Free
REGISTRATION # 160106

Clouds (55+)
Open your mind to the beauty that that can be found in the clouds above. Jean-Guy Dalaire presents images with a focus on the spiritual interpretation, including his work, The Heart’s Calling, where even a child would see the figure pointing to his heart.
DATE Wed Jun 6
TIME 2:30-3:30pm
LOCATION Exhibition Hall
COST Free
REGISTRATION # 163757

Seniors Create Project’s – View from a Window  
The Seniors Create Project’s View from a Window presents their heart-felt play. A collection of touching and inspiring stories about growing older. Stay for a talkback with the actors followed by refreshments in the Exhibition Hall.
DATE Wed Jun 6
TIME 7-8:30pm
LOCATION Exhibition Hall
COST $10, purchase online, at the front desk, or at the door
REGISTRATION # 163781

Tea Dance (55+)
Join a fun afternoon of dancing and socializing with a lively group of folks. This annual tea dance has taken place for over 15 years and includes a light lunch and refreshments. Barney and Teresa with be DJing and helping you through some smooth moves. No partner needed.
DATE Fri Jun 8
TIME 12-3pm
LOCATION Exhibition Hall
COST $10

Time

4 (Monday) 7:31 pm - 8 (Friday) 7:31 pm

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