Grandparents Day 2017

An Afternoon of Exceptional Music – Aug 17

BC Country Music’s Female Vocalist of the Year, and granddaughter to one of our very own residents – Karen Lee Batten will be joining us for an afternoon.

Upcoming Events – August 2017

There are lots of exciting things happening in the next month! Check out what’s going on…

Upcoming Events – August 2017

There are lots of exciting things happening in the next month! Check out what’s going on…

Once Again, Menno Place hits a Hole-in-One!

With the sun shining, the balloons up and the ribbon hung, Menno Place gathered for the grand opening of the putting green and lawn bowling alley. As BC’s largest campus of care, with over 700 residents, Menno Place is continually finding new ways to promote healthy and energetic living for seniors. There was an air of childlike excitement, as everyone knew that in just a few minutes they would get to play…

Heidi’s Scarves in the Fireside Treasures Gift Store – June 29

Where: The Fireside Treasures Gift Store

When: June 29th, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Heidi’s Jewelry and Scarves is setting up shop at the Fireside Treasures Gift Store on June 29th, from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Stop on by to browse her selection of jewelry and scarves.

Grandparent’s Day 2015, Sept. 12th – Kids, Grandkids & Great Grandkids INVITED!

You are invited to enjoy a magical celebration of the role that a grandparent plays in the life of their grandchild. Bouncy castles, Mickey & Minnie, Cotton Candy, Korean Drum Line, The Reach Gallery Crafts, Photo Booth and so much more! Come for the fun, stay for the memory making. Celebrate that special grandparent,  or great-grandparent. You will not be disappointed!

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Join us for an afternoon of family, food, and fun!

  • DATE

    Saturday, September 12, 2015

  • TIME

    11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

  • LOCATION

    Menno Place Courtyard

Bring your family and enjoy entertainment, story telling, face painting and jumping on bouncy castles! You could even meet Mickey and Minnie Mouse!

Hot dogs, popcorn, cotton candy, and ice cream will be available while supplies last!

Families & Friends – You’re Invited! Concert in Care – January 6th, 2015

Janelle Nadeau, Harp

You’re invited to join a resident or tenant at Menno Place for this Concert in Care!

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015 at 10:30am

Menno Hospital Chapel (enter through the main entrance of Menno Hospital – 32945 Marshall Road)

Harpist Janelle Nadeau’s performances showcase a range of musical genres from Celtic, Spanish, classical and popular songs.  She is a graduate of the University of British Columbia with a major in Harp Performance. She is a member of the ensemble Winter Harp, a guest performer in various orchestras, and enjoys a career of performing around the lower mainland.  Janelle was a member of the National Youth Orchestra of Canada, Celebrity Cruises, has performed numerous solo tours and has won various awards. Her classical training, combined with her personal contemporary repertoire, provides a refreshing approach to the harp.  Janelle’s small town farming roots are reflected in her warm engagement with each audience as she introduces each selection.

Concert in Care – September 2, 2014

DOMAGOJ IVANOVIC, violinist

Mr. Ivanovic moved to Canada in 2007 from Croatia.  He began his studies in Croatia and then went on to perform and recorded in Croatia, Slovenia, Italy, Austria, France, Spain, Hungary, Canada, and the United States. He was a professor im the Music Department at the University of Miami before moving to Vancouver.  In Vancouver he performs with many of the chamber groups in the city, and also with the Vancouver Opera Orchestra.  He is a dedicated teacher as well, working not only with his own private students, but also with the young players of youth orchestras in the greater Vancouver area.

Dominic J Ivanovic, Violinist

Dominic J Ivanovic, Violinist

KAREN LEE-MORLANG, chamber musician, pianist

In demand as one of Western Canada’s top chamber musicians and accompanists, Karen Lee-Morlang has been a fixture on the Canadian musical scene for the past 15 years.  Performer, educator and impresario, Karen is well loved for her boisterous and charming personality as well as her brilliant programming.  She has become particularly well known in the province of British Columbia for her pianistic skills and for championing art music for new audiences. Immediately after graduating with her second degree in music from the University of British Columbia, she taught at the University for four years.  During that time, she also won numerous international and local awards that enabled her to travel to Europe and other parts of North America for further studies.  In the spring of 2007, Karen created and hosted a new mini-series called Nuts & Notes on CBC Radio One as well as guest hosting on Westcoast Performancefor CBC Radio Two.   In addition to directing and hosting a variety of outreach programmes all over the Lower Mainland, Karen sings with The Lady Larks-a 1940s vintage vocal quartet.

Karen Lee-Morlang, Chamber Musician, Pianist

Karen Lee-Morlang, Chamber Musician, Pianist