Programs Calendar

Scroll down to navigate the full program schedule. Some programs require pre-registration, while drop-ins are open to anyone. *Programs that require registration are identified with a star.

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Winter Programs at Royal Oak Neighbourhood House
Winter Programs at Saanich Neighbourhood Place
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Saanich Neighbourhood Place
3100 Tillicum Rd. (inside Pearkes Rec Centre)
near bus routes 8, 11, 21, 22, 26
plenty of free parking available

Royal Oak Neighbourhood House
4525 West Saanich Rd.
on bus routes 6, 31, 32, 75. Short walk to the Royal Oak Exchanges (bus routes 6, 30, 31, 32, 35, 39, 70, 71, 72, 75, 83)
limited free parking available. Please do not use the neighbouring Shady Oaks Plaza to park, as they tow. If the parking space behind the Royal Oak Neighbourhood House are all taken, please park at the Royal Oak Shopping Centre down the road.

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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Winter Closure
Winter Closure
Dec 22 2018 – Jan 2 2019 all-day
Saanich Neighbourhood Place and Royal Oak Neighbourhood House are closed for the winter break!
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Immunizations 9:30 am
Immunizations
Jan 2 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Drop-in immunizations at Saanich Neighbourhood Place, by the Saanich Health Unit (Island Health). An opportunity for children 0-5 to get immunized by Island Health professionals. First come, first served. Call 250-519-5100 for more information.
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*Community Kitchen 9:30 am
*Community Kitchen
Jan 4 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Registered cooking program at Saanich Neighbourhood Place. Enjoy cooking in a group and taking home delicious meals to your family. Please register by calling 250-360-1148 or emailing Sheila at sheila@snplace.org Cost is $10 + $2…
*Breastfeeding Solutions 10:30 am
*Breastfeeding Solutions
Jan 4 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Breastfeeding Solutions is a 90 minute group medical visit shared by 3 to 5 mothers and babies. During the session each mother has a chance to meet privately with Dr. Jennifer Wickens for a breastfeeding…
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Chat & Play Time 9:00 am
Chat & Play Time
Jan 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Start your week off right with this informal drop-in playgroup. Bring your little one to play and learn, meet other families in your neighbourhood!
8
Kindergym 8:45 am
Kindergym
Jan 8 @ 8:45 am – 10:15 am
Drop-in program at Saanich Neighbourhood Place. Located in the Fieldhouse (Pearkes Rec Centre), Kindergym provides children under 5 years old an opportunity to have fun, play, move, connect. Must be accompanied by a caregiver.
Toddler Play Time 9:00 am
Toddler Play Time
Jan 8 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Drop-in program at Royal Oak Neighbourhood House. Children under 3 years of age and their caregivers can play, socialize, and learn.
*Best Babies 11:30 am
*Best Babies
Jan 8 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Registered prenatal program at Saanich Neighbourhood Place. Please note new time! Best Babies provides resources for pregnant and parenting mothers, up to 6 months after delivery. Vitamins, food vouchers, childminding, and lunch available. Please register by calling 250-360-1148.
COAST (Cultivating Older Adult Social Time) 1:00 pm
COAST (Cultivating Older Adult Social Time)
Jan 8 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
COAST is a weekly drop-in for older adults. Coffee, board games, and guest speakers!
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*Community Kitchen 9:30 am
*Community Kitchen
Jan 9 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Registered cooking program at Saanich Neighbourhood Place. Enjoy cooking in a group and taking home delicious meals to your family. Please register by calling 250-360-1148 or emailing Sheila at sheila@snplace.org Cost is $10 + $2…
Immunizations 9:30 am
Immunizations
Jan 9 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Drop-in immunizations at Saanich Neighbourhood Place, by the Saanich Health Unit (Island Health). An opportunity for children 0-5 to get immunized by Island Health professionals. First come, first served. Call 250-519-5100 for more information.
Toddler Play Time 9:30 am
Toddler Play Time
Jan 9 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Drop-in program at Saanich Neighbourhood Place. Children under 3 years of age and their caregivers can play, socialize, and learn.
*Family Dinner 5:30 pm
*Family Dinner
Jan 9 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us for a nutritious family meal. Call each Monday to register for that week’s Family Dinner on Wednesday. 250-360-1148.
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Parent & Tot Drop-in 9:00 am
Parent & Tot Drop-in
Jan 10 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Drop-in program at Saanich Neighbourhood Place. Children under 5 and their caregivers can play, socialize, and learn.
Royal Oak Baby Group 10:00 am
Royal Oak Baby Group
Jan 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Drop-in at Royal Oak Neighbourhood House. Volunteer-run drop-in for families with babies up to 8 months old. Despite the challenges of getting out with a baby, being social can really help in the early months…
11
*Community Kitchen 9:30 am
*Community Kitchen
Jan 11 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Registered cooking program at Saanich Neighbourhood Place. Enjoy cooking in a group and taking home delicious meals to your family. Please register by calling 250-360-1148 or emailing Sheila at sheila@snplace.org Cost is $10 + $2…
*Breastfeeding Solutions 10:30 am
*Breastfeeding Solutions
Jan 11 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Breastfeeding Solutions is a 90 minute group medical visit shared by 3 to 5 mothers and babies. During the session each mother has a chance to meet privately with Dr. Jennifer Wickens for a breastfeeding…
12
Dads’ Drop-in 9:00 am
Dads’ Drop-in
Jan 12 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Calling all self-identified dads with children under 5! Come play and socialize in a safe and supportive environment. Must be accompanied by a caregiver. Drop-in does not run on Statutory Holiday weekends, and on the…
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Chat & Play Time 9:00 am
Chat & Play Time
Jan 14 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Start your week off right with this informal drop-in playgroup. Bring your little one to play and learn, meet other families in your neighbourhood!
15
Kindergym 8:45 am
Kindergym
Jan 15 @ 8:45 am – 10:15 am
Drop-in program at Saanich Neighbourhood Place. Located in the Fieldhouse (Pearkes Rec Centre), Kindergym provides children under 5 years old an opportunity to have fun, play, move, connect. Must be accompanied by a caregiver.
Toddler Play Time 9:00 am
Toddler Play Time
Jan 15 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Drop-in program at Royal Oak Neighbourhood House. Children under 3 years of age and their caregivers can play, socialize, and learn.
*Best Babies 11:30 am
*Best Babies
Jan 15 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Registered prenatal program at Saanich Neighbourhood Place. Please note new time! Best Babies provides resources for pregnant and parenting mothers, up to 6 months after delivery. Vitamins, food vouchers, childminding, and lunch available. Please register by calling 250-360-1148.
COAST (Cultivating Older Adult Social Time) 1:00 pm
COAST (Cultivating Older Adult Social Time)
Jan 15 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
COAST is a weekly drop-in for older adults. Coffee, board games, and guest speakers!
16
*Community Kitchen 9:30 am
*Community Kitchen
Jan 16 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Registered cooking program at Saanich Neighbourhood Place. Enjoy cooking in a group and taking home delicious meals to your family. Please register by calling 250-360-1148 or emailing Sheila at sheila@snplace.org Cost is $10 + $2…
Immunizations 9:30 am
Immunizations
Jan 16 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Drop-in immunizations at Saanich Neighbourhood Place, by the Saanich Health Unit (Island Health). An opportunity for children 0-5 to get immunized by Island Health professionals. First come, first served. Call 250-519-5100 for more information.
Toddler Play Time 9:30 am
Toddler Play Time
Jan 16 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Drop-in program at Saanich Neighbourhood Place. Children under 3 years of age and their caregivers can play, socialize, and learn.
*Family Dinner 5:30 pm
*Family Dinner
Jan 16 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us for a nutritious family meal. Call each Monday to register for that week’s Family Dinner on Wednesday. 250-360-1148.
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Parent & Tot Drop-in 9:00 am
Parent & Tot Drop-in
Jan 17 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Drop-in program at Saanich Neighbourhood Place. Children under 5 and their caregivers can play, socialize, and learn.
Royal Oak Baby Group 10:00 am
Royal Oak Baby Group
Jan 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Drop-in at Royal Oak Neighbourhood House. Volunteer-run drop-in for families with babies up to 8 months old. Despite the challenges of getting out with a baby, being social can really help in the early months…
18
Messy Hands Drop-in 9:00 am
Messy Hands Drop-in
Jan 18 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Drop-in at Royal Oak Neighbourhood House. It’s time to get our hands dirty! Children ages 2 to 5 are invited to explore their senses, discover textures and materials, and get artsy! Please expect your children’s…
*Community Kitchen 9:30 am
*Community Kitchen
Jan 18 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Registered cooking program at Saanich Neighbourhood Place. Enjoy cooking in a group and taking home delicious meals to your family. Please register by calling 250-360-1148 or emailing Sheila at sheila@snplace.org Cost is $10 + $2…
*Breastfeeding Solutions 10:30 am
*Breastfeeding Solutions
Jan 18 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Breastfeeding Solutions is a 90 minute group medical visit shared by 3 to 5 mothers and babies. During the session each mother has a chance to meet privately with Dr. Jennifer Wickens for a breastfeeding…
19
Dads’ Drop-in 9:00 am
Dads’ Drop-in
Jan 19 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Calling all self-identified dads with children under 5! Come play and socialize in a safe and supportive environment. Must be accompanied by a caregiver. Drop-in does not run on Statutory Holiday weekends, and on the…
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Chat & Play Time 9:00 am
Chat & Play Time
Jan 21 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Start your week off right with this informal drop-in playgroup. Bring your little one to play and learn, meet other families in your neighbourhood!
22
Kindergym 8:45 am
Kindergym
Jan 22 @ 8:45 am – 10:15 am
Drop-in program at Saanich Neighbourhood Place. Located in the Fieldhouse (Pearkes Rec Centre), Kindergym provides children under 5 years old an opportunity to have fun, play, move, connect. Must be accompanied by a caregiver.
Toddler Play Time 9:00 am
Toddler Play Time
Jan 22 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Drop-in program at Royal Oak Neighbourhood House. Children under 3 years of age and their caregivers can play, socialize, and learn.
*Best Babies 11:30 am
*Best Babies
Jan 22 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Registered prenatal program at Saanich Neighbourhood Place. Please note new time! Best Babies provides resources for pregnant and parenting mothers, up to 6 months after delivery. Vitamins, food vouchers, childminding, and lunch available. Please register by calling 250-360-1148.
COAST (Cultivating Older Adult Social Time) 1:00 pm
COAST (Cultivating Older Adult Social Time)
Jan 22 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
COAST is a weekly drop-in for older adults. Coffee, board games, and guest speakers!
23
*Community Kitchen 9:30 am
*Community Kitchen
Jan 23 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Registered cooking program at Saanich Neighbourhood Place. Enjoy cooking in a group and taking home delicious meals to your family. Please register by calling 250-360-1148 or emailing Sheila at sheila@snplace.org Cost is $10 + $2…
Immunizations 9:30 am
Immunizations
Jan 23 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Drop-in immunizations at Saanich Neighbourhood Place, by the Saanich Health Unit (Island Health). An opportunity for children 0-5 to get immunized by Island Health professionals. First come, first served. Call 250-519-5100 for more information.
Toddler Play Time 9:30 am
Toddler Play Time
Jan 23 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Drop-in program at Saanich Neighbourhood Place. Children under 3 years of age and their caregivers can play, socialize, and learn.
*Family Dinner 5:30 pm
*Family Dinner
Jan 23 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us for a nutritious family meal. Call each Monday to register for that week’s Family Dinner on Wednesday. 250-360-1148.
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Parent & Tot Drop-in 9:00 am
Parent & Tot Drop-in
Jan 24 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Drop-in program at Saanich Neighbourhood Place. Children under 5 and their caregivers can play, socialize, and learn.
Royal Oak Baby Group 10:00 am
Royal Oak Baby Group
Jan 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Drop-in at Royal Oak Neighbourhood House. Volunteer-run drop-in for families with babies up to 8 months old. Despite the challenges of getting out with a baby, being social can really help in the early months…
25
Messy Hands Drop-in 9:00 am
Messy Hands Drop-in
Jan 25 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Drop-in at Royal Oak Neighbourhood House. It’s time to get our hands dirty! Children ages 2 to 5 are invited to explore their senses, discover textures and materials, and get artsy! Please expect your children’s…
*Community Kitchen 9:30 am
*Community Kitchen
Jan 25 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Registered cooking program at Saanich Neighbourhood Place. Enjoy cooking in a group and taking home delicious meals to your family. Please register by calling 250-360-1148 or emailing Sheila at sheila@snplace.org Cost is $10 + $2…
*Breastfeeding Solutions 10:30 am
*Breastfeeding Solutions
Jan 25 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Breastfeeding Solutions is a 90 minute group medical visit shared by 3 to 5 mothers and babies. During the session each mother has a chance to meet privately with Dr. Jennifer Wickens for a breastfeeding…
26
Royal Oak Dads’ Drop-in 9:00 am
Royal Oak Dads’ Drop-in
Jan 26 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Calling all self-identified dads with children under 5! Once a month, come play and socialize in a safe and supportive environment. Drop-in does not run on Statutory Holiday weekends and the other Saturdays of the month,…
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28
Chat & Play Time 9:00 am
Chat & Play Time
Jan 28 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Start your week off right with this informal drop-in playgroup. Bring your little one to play and learn, meet other families in your neighbourhood!
29
Kindergym 8:45 am
Kindergym
Jan 29 @ 8:45 am – 10:15 am
Drop-in program at Saanich Neighbourhood Place. Located in the Fieldhouse (Pearkes Rec Centre), Kindergym provides children under 5 years old an opportunity to have fun, play, move, connect. Must be accompanied by a caregiver.
Toddler Play Time 9:00 am
Toddler Play Time
Jan 29 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Drop-in program at Royal Oak Neighbourhood House. Children under 3 years of age and their caregivers can play, socialize, and learn.
*Best Babies 11:30 am
*Best Babies
Jan 29 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Registered prenatal program at Saanich Neighbourhood Place. Please note new time! Best Babies provides resources for pregnant and parenting mothers, up to 6 months after delivery. Vitamins, food vouchers, childminding, and lunch available. Please register by calling 250-360-1148.
COAST (Cultivating Older Adult Social Time) 1:00 pm
COAST (Cultivating Older Adult Social Time)
Jan 29 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
COAST is a weekly drop-in for older adults. Coffee, board games, and guest speakers!
30
*Community Kitchen 9:30 am
*Community Kitchen
Jan 30 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Registered cooking program at Saanich Neighbourhood Place. Enjoy cooking in a group and taking home delicious meals to your family. Please register by calling 250-360-1148 or emailing Sheila at sheila@snplace.org Cost is $10 + $2…
Immunizations 9:30 am
Immunizations
Jan 30 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Drop-in immunizations at Saanich Neighbourhood Place, by the Saanich Health Unit (Island Health). An opportunity for children 0-5 to get immunized by Island Health professionals. First come, first served. Call 250-519-5100 for more information.
Toddler Play Time 9:30 am
Toddler Play Time
Jan 30 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Drop-in program at Saanich Neighbourhood Place. Children under 3 years of age and their caregivers can play, socialize, and learn.
*Family Dinner 5:30 pm
*Family Dinner
Jan 30 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us for a nutritious family meal. Call each Monday to register for that week’s Family Dinner on Wednesday. 250-360-1148.
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Parent & Tot Drop-in 9:00 am
Parent & Tot Drop-in
Jan 31 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Drop-in program at Saanich Neighbourhood Place. Children under 5 and their caregivers can play, socialize, and learn.
Royal Oak Baby Group 10:00 am
Royal Oak Baby Group
Jan 31 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Drop-in at Royal Oak Neighbourhood House. Volunteer-run drop-in for families with babies up to 8 months old. Despite the challenges of getting out with a baby, being social can really help in the early months…