Tag Archives: seniors

Gardeners Hangout-Its tea time from the garden

Lemon balm and peppermint, just a few twigs of each is all you need. Add the herbs to a tea pot and pour boiled hot water in it and let it seep for ten minutes. A wonderful relaxing herbal tea … Continue reading

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Community Walk

Yesterday we have a walk to Clinton Park to visit the field house there as the renovation was done.  It is ready for us to see how we can use the place with a few furniture and some more preparation. … Continue reading

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Seniors Holiday Potluck

  90 Seniors shared their delicious food at our annual seniors potluck. Thank you volunteers for preparing food from our food rescue project and creating such a beautiful addition to the potluck! Best of all was Manda’s Turkeys donated to … Continue reading

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Wheelhouse Seafood & Miscellany Thrift & Vintage Interviews

Introducing two more incredible local entrepreneurs. Wheelhouse Seafood is owned by Catherine and Trevor Yamamoto who have been selling sustainable, locally caught sea-food, long before the sustainability movement came into popularity.   Zainab is the owner of Miscellany Thrift and Vintage. … Continue reading

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Dr. Yu & Dr. Lieblich Interviews

Hello everyone! I’d like you to meet two local medical professionals in your community.  Dr. Yu is a highly-talented acupuncturist and Chinese medicine doctor who specializes in hair loss treatments.  Dr. Lieblich, who has practiced dentistry in the Hastings-Sunrise neighbourhood … Continue reading

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What I Learned from Engaging Abundant Community

On Thursday, October 5th Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House had the opportunity to sit in on a round table with a group of people at Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House and listen to them tell their stories. One of the ladies in … Continue reading

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Tamam Palestinian Restaurant & BK Market Interviews

More stories from our friendly neighbours at Tamam Palestinian Restaurant and BK Market on Hastings Street.  We were thrilled to get to know these amazing locally-minded business owners.  Stay tuned for more stories! Funded by the Hastings Legacy Fund.  

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East Café and Di Oliva Interviews

Through our Generating Connections Project, youth and senior volunteers conducted interviews with businesses in the Hastings-Sunrise area.  The East Café and Di Oliva were kind enough to participate in our project.  Below are their stories.  Stay tuned for more interviews! … Continue reading

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Nordic Pole Walk

The seniors had fun trying out the new toy.  One of them said it was easy walking with their arms and legs at the same time. So what is a Nordic Pole? It’s like walking sticks that helps you to … Continue reading

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Youth Hands at Work

Last Thursday we had 12 youth engaged at transplanting kale seedlings, lettuce, and harvest kale seed pods. The seeds from the pods were planted directly in the soil- it was an amazing experience for them for they never saw just … Continue reading

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