Programs Calendar

Navigate the calendar for our full program of events, playgroups, family dinners, and other services. Some programs require pre-registration, while drop-ins are open to anyone. Most programs are free or by donation.

*Programs that require registration are identified with a star.

Download our current program calendars to print:
Fall Programs at Royal Oak Neighbourhood House
Fall Programs at Saanich Neighbourhood Place

Locations

We run our program at two locations. Make sure you know where the program you want to attend is happening!

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.

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Dads’ Drop-in 9:00 am
Dads’ Drop-in
Dec 1 @ 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. $1 per child suggested contribution. Drop-in does not run on Statutory…
Family Time Drop-in 9:00 am
Family Time Drop-in
Dec 1 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Children under 5 and their caregivers can play, socialize, and learn. $1 per child suggested contribution.
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Chat & Play Time 9:00 am
Chat & Play Time
Dec 3 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us on Monday mornings at Royal Oak Neighbourhood House for an informal drop-in where you can connect with your neighbour over coffee, bring your little one to play, or find information & resources in…
Young Parent Drop-in 9:30 am
Young Parent Drop-in
Dec 3 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Drop In group for Pregnant and Parenting Young Parents and their children. Snack, bus tickets and great coffee are available. You can also speak to an Outreach Worker! for more info, please contact michelle@ypsn.ca
*Post-Partum Support Group 1:30 pm
*Post-Partum Support Group
Dec 3 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Group for mothers of babies 0-12 months to connect with other moms in a supportive environment. Call 250-519-5100 for information and to register.
*Reducing Anxiety for Teens 4:30 pm
*Reducing Anxiety for Teens
Dec 3 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
RAFT (Reducing Anxiety for Teens) is a facilitated support group for teens experiencing anxiety to find skills to manage anxiety, meet other youth, and generally feel better. Registration required, please call 250-360-1148 or email admin@snplace.org
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Kindergym 8:45 am
Kindergym
Dec 4 @ 8:45 am – 10:00 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. $1 per…
*Best Babies 10:45 am
*Best Babies
Dec 4 @ 10:45 am – 12:45 pm
Registered prenatal program at Saanich Neighbourhood Place. 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.
Toddler Play Time 11:00 am
Toddler Play Time
Dec 4 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Drop-in program at Royal Oak Neighbourhood House. Children under 3 years of age and their caregivers can play, socialize, and learn. $1 per child suggested contribution.
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*Community Kitchen 9:30 am
*Community Kitchen
Dec 5 @ 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
Dec 5 @ 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
Dec 5 @ 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. $1 per child suggested contribution.
Seniors’ Social Time 10:00 am
Seniors’ Social Time
Dec 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Drop-in program at Royal Oak Neighbourhood House. Come connect with other seniors in your neighbourhood by enjoying a cup of coffee and tea with your neighbours. Light refreshments and board games will be available. $1…
*Family Dinner 5:30 pm
*Family Dinner
Dec 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join us for a nutritious family meal. Call each Monday to register for that week’s Family Dinner on Wednesday. 250-360-1148. Suggested donation $5/family.
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Parent & Tot Drop-in 9:00 am
Parent & Tot Drop-in
Dec 6 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Drop-in program at Saanich Neighbourhood Place. Children under 5 and their caregivers can play, socialize, and learn. $1 per child suggested contribution.
*Nobody’s Perfect 11:30 am
*Nobody’s Perfect
Dec 6 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Registered program at Saanich Neighbourhood Place. “Because there are no perfect parents”. This program is geared toward parents and caregivers of children aged birth to six years old. Nobody’s Perfect is designed to strengthen positive…
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Parent Child Mother Goose 9:00 am
Parent Child Mother Goose
Dec 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Come and enjoy songs, rhymes and stories with fellow caregivers and children under 18 months, $1 per child suggested contribution. Space is limited, please arrive on time! Location Royal Oak Neighbourhood House (RONH), 4525 West…
*Community Kitchen 9:30 am
*Community Kitchen
Dec 7 @ 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
Dec 7 @ 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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*Dads’ Kitchen 9:00 am
*Dads’ Kitchen
Dec 8 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Enjoy cooking in a group with other dads and take home delicious meals to your family. Registration is required, please call or email. Contribution: $10 + $2 for childminding. Childminding spaces limited.
Dads’ Drop-in 9:00 am
Dads’ Drop-in
Dec 8 @ 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. $1 per child suggested contribution. Drop-in does not run on Statutory…
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Chat & Play Time 9:00 am
Chat & Play Time
Dec 10 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us on Monday mornings at Royal Oak Neighbourhood House for an informal drop-in where you can connect with your neighbour over coffee, bring your little one to play, or find information & resources in…
Young Parent Drop-in 9:30 am
Young Parent Drop-in
Dec 10 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Drop In group for Pregnant and Parenting Young Parents and their children. Snack, bus tickets and great coffee are available. You can also speak to an Outreach Worker! for more info, please contact michelle@ypsn.ca
*Post-Partum Support Group 1:30 pm
*Post-Partum Support Group
Dec 10 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Group for mothers of babies 0-12 months to connect with other moms in a supportive environment. Call 250-519-5100 for information and to register.
*Reducing Anxiety for Teens 4:30 pm
*Reducing Anxiety for Teens
Dec 10 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
RAFT (Reducing Anxiety for Teens) is a facilitated support group for teens experiencing anxiety to find skills to manage anxiety, meet other youth, and generally feel better. Registration required, please call 250-360-1148 or email admin@snplace.org
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Kindergym 8:45 am
Kindergym
Dec 11 @ 8:45 am – 10:00 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. $1 per…
*Best Babies 10:45 am
*Best Babies
Dec 11 @ 10:45 am – 12:45 pm
Registered prenatal program at Saanich Neighbourhood Place. 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.
Toddler Play Time 11:00 am
Toddler Play Time
Dec 11 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Drop-in program at Royal Oak Neighbourhood House. Children under 3 years of age and their caregivers can play, socialize, and learn. $1 per child suggested contribution.
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*Community Kitchen 9:30 am
*Community Kitchen
Dec 12 @ 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
Dec 12 @ 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
Dec 12 @ 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. $1 per child suggested contribution.
Seniors’ Social Time 10:00 am
Seniors’ Social Time
Dec 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Drop-in program at Royal Oak Neighbourhood House. Come connect with other seniors in your neighbourhood by enjoying a cup of coffee and tea with your neighbours. Light refreshments and board games will be available. $1…
*Family Dinner 5:30 pm
*Family Dinner
Dec 12 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join us for a nutritious family meal. Call each Monday to register for that week’s Family Dinner on Wednesday. 250-360-1148. Suggested donation $5/family.
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Parent & Tot Drop-in 9:00 am
Parent & Tot Drop-in
Dec 13 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Drop-in program at Saanich Neighbourhood Place. Children under 5 and their caregivers can play, socialize, and learn. $1 per child suggested contribution.
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*Community Kitchen 9:30 am
*Community Kitchen
Dec 14 @ 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
Dec 14 @ 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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Dads’ Drop-in 9:00 am
Dads’ Drop-in
Dec 15 @ 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. $1 per child suggested contribution. Drop-in does not run on Statutory…
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Chat & Play Time 9:00 am
Chat & Play Time
Dec 17 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us on Monday mornings at Royal Oak Neighbourhood House for an informal drop-in where you can connect with your neighbour over coffee, bring your little one to play, or find information & resources in…
Young Parent Drop-in 9:30 am
Young Parent Drop-in
Dec 17 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Drop In group for Pregnant and Parenting Young Parents and their children. Snack, bus tickets and great coffee are available. You can also speak to an Outreach Worker! for more info, please contact michelle@ypsn.ca
*Post-Partum Support Group 1:30 pm
*Post-Partum Support Group
Dec 17 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Group for mothers of babies 0-12 months to connect with other moms in a supportive environment. Call 250-519-5100 for information and to register.
*Reducing Anxiety for Teens 4:30 pm
*Reducing Anxiety for Teens
Dec 17 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
RAFT (Reducing Anxiety for Teens) is a facilitated support group for teens experiencing anxiety to find skills to manage anxiety, meet other youth, and generally feel better. Registration required, please call 250-360-1148 or email admin@snplace.org
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Kindergym 8:45 am
Kindergym
Dec 18 @ 8:45 am – 10:00 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. $1 per…
*Best Babies 10:45 am
*Best Babies
Dec 18 @ 10:45 am – 12:45 pm
Registered prenatal program at Saanich Neighbourhood Place. 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.
Toddler Play Time 11:00 am
Toddler Play Time
Dec 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Drop-in program at Royal Oak Neighbourhood House. Children under 3 years of age and their caregivers can play, socialize, and learn. $1 per child suggested contribution.
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*Community Kitchen 9:30 am
*Community Kitchen
Dec 19 @ 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
Dec 19 @ 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
Dec 19 @ 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. $1 per child suggested contribution.
Seniors’ Social Time 10:00 am
Seniors’ Social Time
Dec 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Drop-in program at Royal Oak Neighbourhood House. Come connect with other seniors in your neighbourhood by enjoying a cup of coffee and tea with your neighbours. Light refreshments and board games will be available. $1…
Soup’s On! at Royal Oak Neighbourhood House 11:30 am
Soup’s On! at Royal Oak Neighbourhood House
Dec 19 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Drop-in lunch at Royal Oak Neighbourhood House Come and enjoy homemade soup at the Royal Oak Neighbourhood House. For a $5 donation, you receive a bowl of soup and a bun. Eat in or take…
*Family Dinner 5:30 pm
*Family Dinner
Dec 19 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join us for a nutritious family meal. Call each Monday to register for that week’s Family Dinner on Wednesday. 250-360-1148. Suggested donation $5/family.
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*Community Kitchen 9:30 am
*Community Kitchen
Dec 21 @ 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
Dec 21 @ 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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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!
Dads’ Drop-in 9:00 am
Dads’ Drop-in
Dec 22 @ 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. $1 per child suggested contribution. Drop-in does not run on Statutory…
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Immunizations 9:30 am
Immunizations
Dec 26 @ 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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