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Nanaimo Harbour City Seniors (NHCS) is a volunteer organization that exists to provide opportunities for all senior citizens 60+ years to participate in and lead more meaningful, active, healthy and complete lives in our community.  Join an activitiy and make new friends.

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Nanaimo Harbour City Seniors   CELEBRATE 50 Years with us!   1967 - 2017

 Activity Groups

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WEATHER NETWORK

We have a  2-page NHCS Brochure on the benefits of joining NHCS.  Please read and print it, and hand it out to others who might be interested in joining us.  Find it here.

For general information about NHCS Activities - click HERE,

And for more detailed information on many of the NHCS Activity Groups  - click HERE. 

If you are part of an NHCS activity that doesn't have a write-up on this site then please email us your write-up at info@nanaimoharbourcityseniors.com.


Find Your Acitivty's Location

For Google Maps showing NHCS locations click HERE. And the City has a series of Virtual Tours of facilities including Bowen Complex and Oliver Woods Centre - see them HERE.

 UPCOMING FUNDRAISERS

Interested in having a beer or a glass of wine and a Burger for Dinner while supporting the Mid Island Abilities and Independent Living Society (MIAILS)

Why not join us at for Dinner and  a Silent Auction at
Old Station City Pub
150 Skinner St., Nanaimo

Saturday, November 25, 2017

Tickets  $20
Available at the MIAILS office
3999 Victoria Ave, Nanaimo   T:  250-756-9455
info@midislandability.org.



LAWN BOWLING FOR THE SIGHT IMPAIRED

If sight problems have stopped you from playing outdoor sports in the summer, maybe it’s time to try lawn bowling.

 

Nanaimo Lawn Bowling Club has an active section for visually impaired people.  Now is  the time to think about joining in 2018.

 

Click HERE for more information.


NANAIMO DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTRE

NDRC identifes needs and offers programs and servics to help those with temporary or permanent disabilities better cope within their community.
  • Do you need a Disability Parking Permit?
  • Got a disability and you drive?  Then find out what income tax benefits you can claim on your income tax for your gas and save.  
Want to join the computer age?  Then check this out.

Free Computer and Technology Training through NDRC
April 2017

Email Contact: christina@ndrc.info
Tel:   250-758-5547




Waste collection schedule available at www.nanaimo.ca
April 2017

If you are color blind or need help reading your collection schedule follow the instructions above.


Volunteers Needed


The Canadian Red Cross Society is seeking volunteers for the Nanaimo and surrounding area Health Equipment Loan and Disaster Management programs.  Call toll free 1-855-995-3529.

Check out the poster HERE for more information.



Bowen Park Complex
500 Bowen Road, Nanaimo, BC

  


ANNUAL ARTS AND CRAFT SHOW

When:  Thursday, November 16, 2017
              10 am to 2 pm

Where:  Bowen Park Complex
     500 Bowen Road, Nanaimo, BC

What:    All manner of handcrafted
            items 
that make great gifts for
            yourself, family and friends.

                
- Knitted items, crocheted items, baby wear, hats, gloves, scarves, sewn items, quilts paintings, sculptures, special one-of-a kind items and so much MORE!

Entrance Fee:      FREE    FREE    FREE  

Come one, Come all, Everyone is Invited!!


 Board of Directors


Your current Board of Directors would like to
thank all members who participate in the many programs that are offered.  You make the difference!

    2017-2018 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The
Goals and Objectives of our Society

The Terms of Reference of NHCS

 Coming - the draft minutes from our last Annual General Meeting (AGM) held on May 18, 2017 

The latest available Board Meeting Minutes
(Sept. 2017). Previous minutes can be read here.


NHCS EVENTS

Volunteer Awards of Excellence

Award of Exemplary Volunteer Service - Grant Mckenzie
                       Last Updated Oct. 23, 2017

“The Award for Exemplary Service” was presented to Grant McKenzie on September 14,2017, at a regular session of Beginners Bridge.  Nomination for this award is by one’s peers; the first qualification being that oe must have been a volunteer with in the NHCSS program for at least ten years.  Grant has been a volunteer in several quarters, including the Darts program and Beginners Bridge for so long that there is no written record of the actual beginningof his volunteer service!  Thank you, Grant, for all your contributions!”

President Bettie Godfrie presented

2017 Awards of Excellence
to


2017 Awards of Excellence for Volunteer Service
 Joy Vikstrom (L) and Judy Dieno (R)  Updated Aug 2017

for over 20 years of volunteer service to the Nanaimo Harbour City Seniors Society.   We would like to offer our Congratulations and a BIG THANK YOU to each of them for their  dedication and many years of hard work!!!!!!!  

Seniors Activities Programs


To discover the fun activities we have organized for your enjoyment simply click on the Nanaimo Harbour City Seniors Programs for Adults 60+ image below.
 

To become a member simply visit any Parks and Recreation facility (Bowen Park Complex,  Nanaimo Aquatic Centre, Beban Park or Oliver Woods Community Centre) in person, present your ID and register.  You won't regret it!  
 
Click on  November / December 2017 Program Guide below to open

 
November_December 2017 Newsletter

Click for the Daily Program Schedule.  It is  also found on the 2nd last page of the issue above .

The previous issue can be read by clicking here.

In keeping with new beginnings, we have renamed the NHCS "Newsletter" to Programs for Adults 60+. We feel that this more aptly describes our guide.  Want to share your thoughts on this name, email us at info@nanaimoharbourcityseniors.com  

The latest newsletter is published regularly every 2 months on the 3rd Thursday.


Looking for other activities?  Click on Parks and Recreation's Program Guide below.

Parks and Rec Aug 2017 to March 2018 Activities


YOUR HELP IS NEEDED

The Nanaimo Harbour City Seniors Society is looking for a new webmaster.  Anyone interested in this positon please email
nhcswebmaster@nanaimoharbourcityseniors.com
 
Please share this with someone who you think could help us out.  You don't need to be a NHCS member.
Updated Sept. 2017



Frequently Asked Questions

Check out the FAQ  section on this website to find  answers to your questions about membership and the Nanaimo Harbour City Seniors Association.
Updated June 2016



YOUR COMMENTS

We welcome your feedback by email here.

If you have any photos or videos of NHCS activities, and you'd like to share them, then you can email them from here.





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