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General News · 13th December 2023
Jennifer for Mansons Hall
DEC 14: Free Community Lunch

Come warm up with some social time and a free community meal.

Thursday, December 14th
Manson's Hall

Free for the whole community - everyone welcome - All ages.

Funded through the Better At Home Food Security initiative.

Last one until 2024!

DEC 15: Friday Market

Our weekly Friday Market takes place every Friday afternoon from 12 to 3 PM in the Main Hall.

In celebration of the holiday season, our quality vendors are serving up rare treats and goodies such as baked goods, gems and crystals, artisan soaps, natural beauty products, books by Cortesian authors, stonework, handmade jewelry, locally designed merino wool clothing and socks, assorted handicrafts, textiles, handmade greeting cards, and fresh-rolled pasta!

Come on out and support your local vendors; this is one of the island's most-beloved weekly events.

DEC 15: Thrift Store

The SCCA Thrift Store is open weekly during the Friday Market 1-3 pm, and Tuesdays 2-5pm, with plenty of gently-used clothing items for the entire family to choose from. You will find it down the hall to the Pioneer Room. All items are sold by a suggested donation to the SCCA.

DEC 15: Julie's Café (Closed for Holidays beginning next week)

Julie’s Café is open on Friday, December 15 from 7am to 2pm. The following week, the Café will be closed until after the New Year.

Eat in or take out, Julie and Sandy serve breakfast, soups and sandwiches, and baked treats. Cash only please! C'mon down to Mansons Hall for this sweet community cafe.

DEC 17 & 21: Yoga with Kelly

Kelly Benson is offering three yoga classes at Mansons Hall:

Vinyasa Flow Sundays 11:00 am and Thursdays 5:30 pm, and Seniors Yoga Thursdays at 11:30am. All classes are in the Om Studio. For more info email

DEC 18: Roller Fun

Come join this open skate next Monday, all roller blades and roller skates welcome.

Please be sure to CLEAN your wheels very well before using them indoors, to protect our old floors.

All ages welcome, please your own supervision if you need it :)
Mansons Hall 6-8pm Monday Dec 18th

DEC 19: Parents & Tots

All caregivers and little ones (ages 0 to 4+) are invited to drop in for playtime and community connection.
Every Tuesday from 10:30 to 12:30 at Manson’s Hall.
Hope to see you there!
Free, by donation. Location: Main Hall

DEC 19: Baby Time!

All caregivers and babies ( ages 0- 1+) are welcome to drop in for community connection and in a bright, warm space. This weekly offering will hold a supportive space for babies between 12:30 and 2:00 on Tuesdays. I hope to see you there!

Free, by donation. Location: Mansons Hall
Baby Time! will follow after the Parents and Tots program, and you are welcome to come for that as well.

DEC 19: Sew Much More

On Tuesdays from 2-5pm in the Om Studio, Marnie Andrews and Cora Moret run a practical sewing clinic, wherein participants will learn basic repair skills and sewing techniques! Youth welcome, and children under 10 with an adult.

DEC 20: Drumming with Pawl

This all-levels drum class features African rhythms and techniques taught by Pawl Khan. You will improve your technique, have fun and experience the many health benefits of drumming in a circle. Pawl has decades of experience as a world-class drummer and instructor.

In the Om Studio, Wednesdays 5:00 - 6:45

$12 drop in
$40 for 4 classes

For more information about our programs contact or call (250) 935-0115

Mansons Hall Office Hours: Wed 1-4, Thurs 1-4, Fri 11-2.