The Tora Budokan Ju Jitsu club trains Tuesday and Thursdays at Alex House. Children's class runs from 6.15 to 7pm and the adult class runs from 7 to 8.15pm. We Teach traditional Ju-Jitsu (a self defence system) which covers all basic Karate Strikes, Throws & Sweeps, Wrist Locks/Arm Locks, Pressure Points and escape moves. Cost is: Children $40 per month, Adults $80 per month.
Crescent Beach Photo Club is open to photographers at all levels. We host speakers, enter competitions, organize themes and outings, workshops, and more. There is something of interest to everyone. Please see our club website at http://www.cbpc.ca/ for details. We meet in Alexandra Hall at 7.30pm the first, third, and (variably) fourth/fifth Wednesday of the month. Questions?
Are you looking for a safe and comfortable space to share your thoughts and feelings about death and dying? Death Café is an occasional gathering exploring the boundary, and what lies beyond, over tea and cake. Regardless of your perspectives, all are welcome to this non-sectarian event, hosted by Alex House’s community programmer, Neil Fernyhough, who is also a trained pastoral care provider and former social worker. We next meet on Monday,Oct 22nd at 7 pm, for a ninety-minute discussion. Attendance is limited to fifteen, so call our front desk now to register, 604-535-0015.
Join local musicians the last Sunday of every month from September to the end of May, in the Dining Hall for Acoustic Jam, 6-10pm. Bring your instrument and a snack to share. $2 drop-in. Everyone is welcome and you don't have to play an instrument - you can just come and enjoy the music.
Call Neil at 604-535-0015 ext 236 for more information.
Are you a newcomer Canadian who wants to improve their spoken English? Join us for English Corner, a conversational group for newcomer Canadians. There is no cost, and no registration is necessary – just drop in and check it out! English Corner happens at our Crescent Beach location, 2916 McBride Ave, which is accessible by transit (#351) and has plenty of free, street-level parking. Sessions are held Wednesdays, 1-2:30 pm in the Media Room.