Our commitment to fostering a supportive, inclusive environment has led us to develop a wide range of programs and services tailored to the unique needs of our community. We strive to continually adapt and innovate, ensuring our initiatives remain relevant and effective in addressing the evolving challenges faced by elder members of our community.
Here’s a quick peek at some popular Programs offered by MIALS. For a complete list of our Services and Programs please click the menu button at the top of this page.
You can RSVP or ask for more information by email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (250) 213-6191.
Offers a variety of creative projects and activities for mental and physical well being with Mayne Island friends and neighbours. Includes movie days and field trips. No cost.
Oct 25: Movies on Mayne – “Whiskey Galore”
Nov 1: Games & Music
Nov 8: Creative Writing & Special Visit to the Library
Nov 15: Fabric Arts
Nov 22: Baking
Nov 29: Movies on Mayne
Join Sue Duncan and the Lunch Bunch gang for amazing meals, meet new people and enjoy interesting guest speakers from the community. Suggested donation per meal.
Oct 19: Presentation: Eunice and her Travels Menu: Harvest Chilli
Nov 2: Presentation: Sailing SE Alaska by Beth and Norm Cooper
Nov 16: TBA
Dec 7: TBA
Dec 21: TBA
This unique program offers Expressive Art Therapy support to anyone in the community experiencing life transition, loss or in need of respite in a safe space. No cost.
Oct 26: Creating a Creature
Nov 9: Weaving
Nov 23: Exploring Light
Fun filled bus trip to Sidney and Victoria every Tuesday for medical appointments, tests, shopping, swimming or just exploring. See bus page for fares and seat reservation.
Bus to Sidney and Victoria
Reserve online or call: (250) 213 6191
We are a non-profit organization and could use your support. Here is how you can help!
MIALS is made possible because of our strong volunteer team. There are many opportunities to become involved with our services and programs. The amount of time you volunteer is flexible – helping with a weekly program or just occasionally when needed or at a special event such as a fundraiser. Please join us. You’ll have fun, meet great people and make a difference!
The voice of the community plays an integral role in our capacity to serve Mayne Island. MIALS annual membership is just per person or per family. Membership gives you a vote at the AGM. You will also receive our email newsletters and your membership fee will support our many programs.
MIALS is grateful to receive donations from individuals and island organizations. These funds are needed in tandem with government grants so we can continue to provide programs and services to Mayne Island residents. There are many easy ways you can donate. Tax receipts are issued for donations of or more.