Tonari Gumi’s September – December 2014 Program Guide Now Available!

Tonari Gumi’s new 2014 September – December Program Guide is now available directly from the Tonari Gumi office or on-line at the following link:  PROGRAM GUIDE.  All programs and workshops are open for registration starting from 9:00 a.m. on Monday, August 18, 2014.  Submit your registration forms directly to Tonari Gumi or phone Tonari Gumi at 604-687-2172 after the registration period opens. Among the highlights of our new Program Guide are the following: The addition of a new Wednesday lunch program.  Now there will be three Japanese style lunches every week at Tonari Gumi, starting from September 5 through to December 15, 2014.  Lunch begins at 11:45 a.m. and advance reservations are required.  Reservations for the Monday lunch should be made by the Thursday of the week prior, Wednesday lunch by the Monday and Friday lunch by the Wednesday of that week. Three Japanese Language Classes:  Beginners class every Tuesday morning from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.; Intermediate class every Wednesday morning from 10:00 -11:30 a.m. and an Advanced class every Monday afternoon from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Our New Lighthouse Iki Iki Program on Wednesdays starting at 9:30 a.m. will focus on providing healthy and stimulating activities for individuals who are concerned about or who have symptoms of early stages of dementia.  This program will be a roughly 5 hour program consisting of light exercise activities, a Japanese style lunch and other recreational and cultural activities that are geared to the different levels of the participants.  All potential participants must be assessed by the Lighthouse Iki Iki Coordinator and so early registration is recommended. Special Sake Sociale Workshops and Seminars:  a series of four interactive seminars and workshops about sake that will take place on weekday evenings.  The purpose is to introduce participants to the world of sake.  Session 1: […]