Events and Talks Fall 2022

Our Fall Series of Events and talks are run from the Quadra Legion and the Quadra Community Centre.  Most of our activities are drop in but for those that require registration you may contact the Seniors Activities Coordinator.

FOR ALL REGISTRATION CONTACT:

Seniors Activity Centre Coordinator

Heather Kent

hkquadracircle@gmail.com

250-285-3738

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LEARN TO USE YOUR INSTANT POT with Kelly Beamish - Registration Required

Instant Pot Basics #1

Intro to the Instant Pot: You’ve heard about this new kitchen appliance. Maybe you got one as a gift but haven’t yet opened the box. Now is the time! In this introductory class the goal is to get you comfortable with your electronic pressure cooker.

Thursday Sept 29 2-4:30 PM Quadra Community Centre Kitchen

 

Instant Pot Basics #2

Soup, soup, and more soup!!!

Friday Nov 4 2-4:30 PM Quadra Community Centre Kitchen

 

Instant Pot Basics #3 Cooking from Frozen

Forgot to thaw the package of meat and it’s dinnertime already? No worries—the electric pressure cooker can help. In this class we’ll discuss cooking frozen meats under pressure .

Thursday Nov 10 2-4:30 PM Quadra Community Centre Kitchen

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FALL DEMENTIA SERIES: FOCUS ON COMMUNICATION - DROP IN

Quadra Circle presents a series of talks on communication. Communication is a vital part of our lives. It allows us to express who we are and relate to one another. Communication is more than talking and listening – it involves understanding and interpreting.

  • Learn out how Dementia affects communication

  • Learn out how to approach communication with people living with Dementia

  • Learn Communication Strategies: Ways to maximize Success when communicating with someone with Dementia

Jude McCormick is a retired RN with a PhD in Education. She worked as a Seniors Nurse Consultant in Campbell River where she advocated for patients over the age of 70, especially those living with dementia and their care givers.

OCT 5, 12, Nov 2, 9 at 12:45 PM LEGION or via ZOOM

Contact Heather if you require a Zoom Link

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DIGITAL SKILLS TRAINING - Registration Required

Learn how to master the essential skills for your Tablet or Ipad. Includes:

  • How to get started with an iPad or Tablet

  • Using the Camera app

  • Setting up the Contacts app

  • Searching and browsing securely

  • Safely managing passwords

  • Getting started with apps

  • Secure email management

  • Facebook basics

  • Zoom basics

  • Digital security basics

Tablet Sessions Thursday Oct 6,13,20, Nov 3 10-11:30 AM Quadra Community Centre Boardroom, Green Room

Ipad Sessions Thursday Nov 3,10,7,24 10-11:30 AM Quadra Community Centre Boardroom, Green Room