Our calendar for November is quite busy. Read on...Walking Group
The walking group meets every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, at 9 a.m., Manson's Hall parking lot, for a 30-min to one-hour walk, followed by coffee in the outside seating of the Co-op cafι. If the weather is nasty, we may have coffee in Manson's Hall. YOU DO NOT NEED TO BE CISS MEMBER TO WALK WITH THE WALKING GROUP! JUST COME! Carpet Bowling
Every Wednesday, Manson's Hall, 1:30 p.m. (please note day change from Tuesday to Wednesday)Jazzercise
Every Mon, Wed, Fri, Manson's Hall, 9 a.m. Chess
talk to Bobo0194CISS Luncheons
Lunches will be served in Mansons Hall, Tuesdays, 12:30 p.m., with COVID-19 protocols in place, so limited to 22 people. Contact Carina6793 if you would like to come.Literary Afternoons
Sunday, November 1, Manson's Hall, 2 to 3 p.m. Bring your own drink and snack.
Sunday, November 22, Manson's Hall, 2 to 3 p.m.Cortes Island Museum
Main Gallery, 957 Beasley Road noon to 4 p.m., Friday and Saturday
Wild Cortes, 1225 Seaford Road (at Linnaea Education Centre) Saturday, noon to 3 p.m.Folk U
Fridays, 1 to 3 p.m., Folk U on CKTZ 89.5 FM. You can also check past podcasts here.
Fridays, 1 to 4 p.m., field trips new in November.
October 30 Permaculture, meet at 1642 Carrington Bay Road
November 6 Learn to Make Biochar, meet at 1642 Carrington Bay Road
November 13 Getting Knotty with Mike Moore, location TBA
November 22 and November 29 TBA, check Tideline for detailsEating Out/Food
The Sunflower at Trude's place closed until warmer weather
Toki Bap Cafe, Manson's Hall Wed & Fri, 11 to 3; Saturday, 2 to 7 p.m.
Co-op Cafe Wednesday and Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., outside seating only
Floathouse restaurant Fri & Sat, 1 to 8 p.m.; Sunday brunch, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Look for specials on Tideline. Cortes Island Library, 1225 Seaford Road
The Cortes Island Library is now open for Take-out Service. You can access the entire collection at search.virl.bc.ca or by calling 1-877-415-8475.
You will pick up your materials without any contact with the staff or other customers.
You can return library materials during Take-out Service hours.
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday closed
Thursday 2 to 3 and 6 to 7
Friday 11 to 12 and 2 to 3
Saturday 11 to 12 and 2 to 3
Sunday closedMagellan's Voyage Around the World
500 years ago! Magellan originally launched his expedition as a means of finding a western route to the Moluccas, a small archipelago in Indonesia known for its stores of precious spices like cloves, cinnamon and nutmeg.
Read more in the November 2020 CISS Newsletter in pdf (attached below).Membership
The more members we have, the more we can do to help our neighbours on Cortes, and the better impression we can make when we approach governments over concerns or apply for housing or other grants. Our dues remain at a reasonable $10 per person. If you have not updated your membership, please do it now. Membership form attached below.Seniors Helping Seniors
Carina Verhoeve is the coordinator for Seniors Helping Seniors. She may be contacted Monday to Friday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at 250-935-6793. Please respect Carina's days and hours when calling, unless it is an emergency. Contact Carina about seniors' lunches, seniors' meals, masks, and more.
Your Newsletter in the pdf format attached below
Email your comments to Gina at seniorscortesgmail.com or call 250-935-0080.
If you are a CISS member, you should be getting an email with the current Newsletter.
If you cannot find it in your email check your spam or junk folder; if it is not there, call Gina250-935-0080.
Email format here: https://mailchi.mp/414c7e82e3c0/ciss-november-2020-newsletter