Past Events

E.g., Jun 23, 2022

Japanese temple

Travel Group - May 19 at 3pm

Travels in Japan

Presented by: Ethel Warbinek – Assistant Professor emerita UBC School of Nursing

Ethel will talk about her trips to Japan in 2015 & 2020, with visits to Tokyo, Kyoto and Nikko, including a stay at a historic Japanese Inn. Learn about her experience of a traditional Japanese tea ceremony, and her enjoyment of the gardens, Buddhist temples, cherry trees and fabulous food that Japan has to offer.

The meeting will be hosted by Nancy Langton, as Paul Steinbok will be away. If you wish to receive the zoom link for the meeting and are not already on the EC Travel group list, please contact Nancy Langton at

A zoom link will be sent out before each meeting.

Thursday, 19 May 2022 - 3:00pm
Online Zoom Meeting
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2

CURAC 2022 Conference May 19, 2022


CURAC/ARUCC (College and University Retiree Associations of Canada/Associations de retraités des universités et collèges du Canada) membership includes retiree associations and retirees from many post-secondary institutions across Canada.  

Come join us online as retiree association members from across the country gather to share ideas and information and also to participate in a series of educational sessions geared to retirement life. This year’s sessions focus on wellness and well-being, a major area of research strength at the three universities.  
Speakers include Dr. John Helliwell (UBC), Dr. Angela Brooks-Wilson (SFU), Dr. Gloria Guttman (SFU) and Dr. Anne Martin Matthews (UBC). 


Thursday, 19 May 2022 - 9:30am to 1:00pm
Zoom link at Event Page
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1

Community Volunteer Group - May 18 at 4pm

Working with the Emeritus College Community Volunteer group, College member Niamh Kelly (Medicine) is planning an initiative called "Every Child Goes to University

The meeting will be given over to building out this program. Anybody interested in working on this initiative is encouraged to attend.

Join the Community Volunteer Group mailing list: members receive the Zoom links in advance of all meetings. Please email and express your interest.

Attend just this session: please contact to receive the meeting link.

Wednesday, 18 May 2022 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2
Photo Group

Photo Group May 13, 2022

Hybrid Meeting Confirmed!

We invite you to join us for another Photo Group meeting. This meeting will be in hybrid format, you can join us in person at UBC or online using Zoom. 

If you would like to join, please contact Richard Spencer at 

Please indicate if you would like the Zoom link, or are interested in attending in-person. 
Space is limited.

Friday, 13 May 2022 - 3:00pm
Zoom online by request
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2

Easy Riders Cycling Group - May 13 at 10am


Join us as we begin the the season with an enjoyable AAA ride (All Ages and Abilities). 

MEET at JERICHO ARTS CENTRE (1675 Discovery St, NW Marine Drive and Discovery)

DATE and TIME:  Friday May 13th Departing at 10:00am (folks can gather from 9:45 onwards for introductions)

The weather forecast for this day is about the best weekday available. (Fingers crossed)

APPROXIMATE ROUTE:  Jericho Park. Point Grey Road, Vanier Park, South side False Creek, Dunsmuir St, Hornby Street Burrard Bridge, York Avenue  back to Jericho.This is an all AAA  (all Ages and Abilities Route) well protected from traffic. 

We would plan to return to our start point by 1:00pm 

Partners and e-bikes are welcome

Please inform Graeme ( before Wednesday 11th if you plan to join the ride

Friday, 13 May 2022 - 10:00am
1675 Discovery St
Meet at Jericho Arts Centre
Vancouver, BC V6R 4K5

UVic Retirees Association Event "AGING WELL: THE BRAIN – BODY CONNECTION"

This series will examine the impact of physical activity on brain health



Several factors influence our ability to age well. Some of these, such as genetics, are not under our control. Others, such as exercising regularly and taking care of our mental health, are modifiable. This series will examine the impact of physical activity on brain health as well as the impact technology can play in understanding and modifying behaviours. The presenters are all affiliated with the Institute on Aging and Lifelong Health at the University of Victoria, a research centre committed to promoting and conducting basic and applied research to improve the health and quality of life of individuals across the life course.


DATES: Saturdays, May 7, 14, 21, June 4, 2022

TIME: 10:00am to Noon

WHERE: This will be a hybrid presentation using face-to-face and zoom. The in-person presentation will be at Cordova Bay Community Place, 5238 Cordova Bay Rd, Victoria, BC V8Y 2L2 (attached to Cordova Bay Elementary School). People attending in person will need to show proof of vaccination and personal identification.

COST: $20 for all 4 sessions. Late registration is allowed.


May 7, 2022 : “Exercise is Cerebrovascular Medicine for All Ages”   

Presenter: Dr. Kurt Smith, Associate Professor, School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education, University of Victoria

May 14, 2022 : “Digitize Your Exercise: How Digital Technologies Are Shaping How We Monitor, Prescribe and Augment Our Physical Activities” 

Presenter: Dr. Yoah Sui, Post-Doctoral Fellow, School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education, University of Victoria 

May 21,2022: “Building Brain Resiliency and Healthy Aging: Positive Effects of Physical Activity and Concussions in the Aging Brain” 

Presenters: Dr. Mauricio Garcia-Barrera, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Victoria and Ms. Stacey Horton, Actor, Dancer and Choreographer

June 4, 2022 : “Interactions Between Physical Activity and Mental and Cognitive Health: What Do We Know and What Next?”

Presenter: Dr. Theone Paterson, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Victoria


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Students attend free but need to register by emailing to secure the Zoom link.
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Eventbrite Registration

Saturday, 7 May 2022 - 10:00am to Saturday, 4 June 2022 - 12:00pm
Zoom meeting
Registration link for Eventbrite in text
Zoom, BC V6T 1Z2