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 calendar to print.

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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Community Kitchen* 9:30 am
Community Kitchen*
Aug 1 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
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 for childminding. Bus tickets are available.
Early Years Centre Resource & Information 9:30 am
Early Years Centre Resource & Information
Aug 1 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Drop-by for resources and information on programs and services for children prenatal to age 6 and their families in Victoria and Saanich. The Victoria Early Years Centre team will be there to answer all your…
Immunizations 9:30 am
Immunizations
Aug 1 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
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
Aug 1 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Children under 3 years of age and their caregivers can play, socialize, and learn. Suggested donation is $2 per families. Group care (eg. daycares) are expected to pay $1 per child. Drop-in program
Toddler Time Drop-in 1:00 pm
Toddler Time Drop-in
Aug 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Drop-in playgroup at our new Royal Oak location, 4525 West Saanich Rd. For children 0-3 and their caregivers.
*Family Dinner 5:30 pm
*Family Dinner
Aug 1 @ 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
Aug 2 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Children under 5 and their caregivers can play, socialize, and learn. Suggested donation is $2 per families. Group care (eg. daycares) are expected to pay $1 per child. Drop-in program.
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Parent & Child Mother Goose Drop-in 9:00 am
Parent & Child Mother Goose Drop-in
Aug 3 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Come and enjoy songs, rhymes and stories with fellow caregivers and children under 18 months. Drop-in, no registration required. Suggested contribution $1 per child. For information on Parent-Child Mother Goose programs, visit http://nationalpcmgp.ca  
Community Kitchen* 9:30 am
Community Kitchen*
Aug 3 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
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 for childminding. Bus tickets are available.
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Coffee’s On! 9:30 am
Coffee’s On!
Aug 6 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
We want to meet you! Drop-by our new location in Royal Oak for a cup of coffee, to chat with our staff, get to know our programs, and share your thoughts!
*Post-Partum Support Group 1:30 pm
*Post-Partum Support Group
Aug 6 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 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.
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Kindergym 8:45 am
Kindergym
Aug 7 @ 8:45 am – 10:10 am
Located in the Fieldhouse (Pearkes Rec Centre), Kindergym provides childrens under 5 years old an opportunity to have fun, play, move, connect. Must be accompanied by a caregiver. Suggested donation is $2 per families. Group…
*Best Babies 10:45 am
*Best Babies
Aug 7 @ 10:45 am – 12:45 pm
Prenatal nutrition program. 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.
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Community Kitchen* 9:30 am
Community Kitchen*
Aug 8 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
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 for childminding. Bus tickets are available.
Early Years Centre Resource & Information 9:30 am
Early Years Centre Resource & Information
Aug 8 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Drop-by for resources and information on programs and services for children prenatal to age 6 and their families in Victoria and Saanich. The Victoria Early Years Centre team will be there to answer all your…
Immunizations 9:30 am
Immunizations
Aug 8 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
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
Aug 8 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Children under 3 years of age and their caregivers can play, socialize, and learn. Suggested donation is $2 per families. Group care (eg. daycares) are expected to pay $1 per child. Drop-in program
Toddler Time Drop-in 1:00 pm
Toddler Time Drop-in
Aug 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Drop-in playgroup at our new Royal Oak location, 4525 West Saanich Rd. For children 0-3 and their caregivers.
*Family Dinner 5:30 pm
*Family Dinner
Aug 8 @ 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
Aug 9 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Children under 5 and their caregivers can play, socialize, and learn. Suggested donation is $2 per families. Group care (eg. daycares) are expected to pay $1 per child. Drop-in program.
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Community Kitchen* 9:30 am
Community Kitchen*
Aug 10 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
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 for childminding. Bus tickets are available.
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Coffee’s On! 9:30 am
Coffee’s On!
Aug 13 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
We want to meet you! Drop-by our new location in Royal Oak for a cup of coffee, to chat with our staff, get to know our programs, and share your thoughts!
*Post-Partum Support Group 1:30 pm
*Post-Partum Support Group
Aug 13 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 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.
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Kindergym 8:45 am
Kindergym
Aug 14 @ 8:45 am – 10:10 am
Located in the Fieldhouse (Pearkes Rec Centre), Kindergym provides childrens under 5 years old an opportunity to have fun, play, move, connect. Must be accompanied by a caregiver. Suggested donation is $2 per families. Group…
*Best Babies 10:45 am
*Best Babies
Aug 14 @ 10:45 am – 12:45 pm
Prenatal nutrition program. 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.
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Community Kitchen* 9:30 am
Community Kitchen*
Aug 15 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
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 for childminding. Bus tickets are available.
Early Years Centre Resource & Information 9:30 am
Early Years Centre Resource & Information
Aug 15 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Drop-by for resources and information on programs and services for children prenatal to age 6 and their families in Victoria and Saanich. The Victoria Early Years Centre team will be there to answer all your…
Immunizations 9:30 am
Immunizations
Aug 15 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
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
Aug 15 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Children under 3 years of age and their caregivers can play, socialize, and learn. Suggested donation is $2 per families. Group care (eg. daycares) are expected to pay $1 per child. Drop-in program
Toddler Time Drop-in 1:00 pm
Toddler Time Drop-in
Aug 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Drop-in playgroup at our new Royal Oak location, 4525 West Saanich Rd. For children 0-3 and their caregivers.
*Family Dinner 5:30 pm
*Family Dinner
Aug 15 @ 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
Aug 16 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Children under 5 and their caregivers can play, socialize, and learn. Suggested donation is $2 per families. Group care (eg. daycares) are expected to pay $1 per child. Drop-in program.
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*Dad’s Community Kitchen 9:00 am
*Dad’s Community Kitchen
Aug 18 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Enjoy cooking in a group with other dads and take home delicious meals to your family. Contribution: $10 + $2 for childminding. Please email or call to register.
Community Open House at Royal Oak Neighbourhood House 10:00 am
Community Open House at Royal Oak Neighbourhood House
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Come see our new neighbourhood house in Royal Oak! We can’t wait to see new and familiar faces. Help us shape the direction of our programs! Drop by anytime between 10 am and 1 pm…
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Summer Closure
Summer Closure
Aug 20 – Sep 1 all-day
Saanich Neighbourhood Place will be closed for the last two weeks of August. There will be no drop-in programs, community kitchens or family dinner.
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