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Registered Programs Self-Management Workshops

Cancer: Thriving & Surviving Self-Management Program (All Ages) NEW

Designed for people who are living with and/or have been affected by cancer. Gain skills to coordinate what's needed to manage health, and keep active in your life and relationships. Learn new knowledge and boost confidence and motivation to feel more positive. Mar 11 – Apr 15 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. FREE

Diabetes Self-Management

A community program to help people live successfully with Type 2 diabetes, yet still beneficial for those with Type 1 diabetes. Highly participative workshops provide knowledge and information, teach skills, provide mutual support, and build confidence. Receive a free copy of 'Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions' companion book. 579455 Tu

Feb 7 – Mar 14

582220 Sa

Jan 14 – Feb 18 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. FREE

1 – 3:30 p.m. FREE

Tarot Cards 101 Workshop Learn how to use the Tarot deck of cards, and the difference between the major and minor arcana. Discover the 78 cards that make up this great divination tool used in Europe for more than a century. Start with the Fool's Journey, learn about the King and Queen of Cups, and figure out why the Tower card is so challenging. Bringing your own Rider Waite deck is recommended. Contact the instructor for more information about where to buy a deck if needed. Presented by Mette Drager. 585905 W Mar 8 – Mar 29

10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

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Philosopher's Café

These workshops are provided by Self Management BC and the Ministry of Health, Patients as Partners Initiative administered by the University of Victoria. To register call 604-940-1273 or visit www.

582231 Sa

Levels of Intensity:

You don’t have to be a philosopher, you only need an opinion! Share your thoughts and hear what others have to say. Moderator to be determined after print deadline. SFU’s Philosophers’ Café is a series of informal public discussions in the heart of our communities. Since 1998, this award winning program has engaged the interests of scholars, seniors, students, philosophers and non-philosophers through stimulating dialogue and the passionate exchange of ideas. Presented by Simon Fraser University. 579457 Tu

Jan 17

10 a.m. – 12 p.m. FREE

Topic : Not available at time of printing

Topic : Not available at time of printing

579456 Tu

579458 Tu

Feb 21

10 a.m. – 12 p.m. FREE

Mar 21

10 a.m. – 12 p.m. FREE

The Theologian's Cafe You don't need to be a theologian or even a church (or temple or mosque or meeting house) goer to participate, you only need to have an interest in the subject. Air your views and listen to those of others on religious, spiritual, and related topics. Participants from all religious affiliations (and those without one) are welcome to this non-denominational Café. The moderator for the program is John Slattery. He has degrees in Physics, Philosophy, Education, and a diploma in Theological Studies. The Gift of Darkness The winter months are the darkest ones of the year, ones often associated with stillness and desolation during which we look forward for the return of light. But do these months also have a spiritual value? How might this manifest itself? 582526 M Jan 23 1 – 3 p.m. FREE Sacred Spaces What kinds of space do you call 'sacred'? Religious buildings come immediately to mind, but what about other kinds of space such as forest glades or mountains? Perhaps it's a household shrine that you put together yourself. And for all or any of these, what makes them 'sacred' anyway? 582529 M Feb 20 1 – 3 p.m. FREE ISIS & the Koran A fierce debate is raging among Muslims and non-Muslims alike over the extent that followers of ISIS do or do not follow the Koran and the hadith. Let's see if we can shed some light on this. And as a reminder of the fact that the Old and New Testaments also have some awkward passages, check out Leviticus 25:44-46 and Paul's Epistle to the Ephesians 6:5-9. 582527 M Mar 20 1 – 3 p.m. FREE

The Seven Chakras Chakra has become such a buzz word lately, but what does it really mean? This is an introduction to the 7 major Chakras or energy centers in the body. Learn about the colour associated with

each center as well as the body parts. Touch upon Chakra balancing, Chakra opening and Chakra healing through different modalities. Presented by Mette Drager. 585904 F

Feb 3

10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. $15.00

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