National Seniors Day
National Seniors Day 2021
Friday, October 1
The City of Richmond and its partners are celebrating its more experienced residents with a series of free events to mark October 1 as National Seniors Day. And while many of these events might be focused on Richmond's older residents, people of all ages are encouraged to attend. Pre-registration is required for the in-person activities as space is limited.
- Online: Select a Course ID # below
- Phone: Registration Call Centre at 604-276-4300, Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm
- In person: At any parks, recreation or cultural facility. Note: Debit, cheque and cash are also accepted when registering in person
Online - Seniors Day Musical Interludes
Wed, Sep 29, 1:30-2:30pm
Enjoy a variety of old time favourite songs while connecting with other seniors. This session is offered through Zoom. Registration required.
Course ID #104586
National Seniors Day Social
Fri, Oct 1, 10:00-11:30am
Celebrate the day with light refreshments, learning about 55+ year program activities and sharing ideas for future programming. Registration required.
Course ID #94775
East Richmond Community Hall
Seniors Day - Ukulele Workshop
Fri, Oct 1, 10:00-11:30am
Join others to learn and make music through picking melody, harmony and strumming in a fun and relaxed environment. Pre-requisite: Ukulele - Beginner 1 with ability to read music notation and understand rhythm and note values. Registration required.
Course ID #95361
Steveston Community Centre
Managing Stress, Anxiety and Depression Workshop
Fri, Oct 1, 10:30-11:30am
Learn the cause and explore strategies to manage and reduce these symptoms, as well as to minimize the impact on daily and social life. This workshop is presented by Pathways Clubhouse.
Course ID #94836.
South Arm Community Centre
Sweet Treat Combo
Fri, Oct 1, 8:30am-2:00pm
Celebrate National Seniors Day with a special sweet treat and hot beverage. Enjoy a maple pecan danish and hot coffee or tea for $3.00. Available for dine-in or take-a-way from the Seniors Centre Cafeteria.
Minoru Centre for Active Living
Positive Aging Campaign 2021
The City of Richmond Seniors Services celebrates National Seniors Day every year with a campaign that showcases positive images of seniors in Richmond. The goal of the campaign is to reduce ageism and existing stereotypes. A different theme is chosen annually with posters displayed at community centres and other Richmond locations featuring positive messages. Visit the Positive Aging Campaign for more details.