House Happenings

Here's a monthly overview on what's happening in and around the Community House.

MCA House Happenings 


Ongoing Programming


Vancouver Island Health Authority Adult Day Program – 9:00am–3:30pm. Contact Mobile program coordinator Ken Hillicke at 250-213-2440. 


Knitting Café. The evening group will meet 7:00–9:00pm on the first and third Mondays monthly. For more info on the evening group, call Heather at 250-478-6590. Knitters of all levels are welcome. 


Drop-In Painters Art Group. This friendly and supportive group of artists and hobbyists meets Tuesday mornings 9:30am–12:30pm at the MCHouse. Everyone is welcome. If you would like to join the group, please contact Arlene at 250-391-7905. 


Knitting Café. The afternoon group will meet on the second and fourth Tuesdays monthly 1:00–3:00pm. For more information on the afternoon group, call Nance at 250-478-7708 after 11:00am. Knitters of all levels are welcome.  


Vancouver Island Health Authority Adult Day Program. 9:00am–3:30 pm (see Monday for details).


Weights and Measures. 8:30–10:00am weekly. Weights and Measures is a new Metchosin weight loss and healthy lifestyle support group for anyone in the community.  Contact Nancy at 250-478-7487.


Creative Rug Hooking – The first and third Thursdays monthly, 10:00am–1:30pm, led by Sheila Stewart, certified Instructor of Traditional Rug Hooking. Free instruction for beginners and kit available for $25.00.  Please contact Sheila (250-595-6406, email to discuss supplies needed. Experienced rug hookers are invited to bring their own projects. Bring a bag lunch, tea and coffee available. No fees but donation jar to cover refreshment costs.



Parent and Tot Program – 9:30–11:30am. Calling all Metchosin tots! The Parent and Tot Drop-In Program invites moms, dads, caregivers and their young children to join us Friday mornings for our community program. Children will have access to toys, books and craft opportunities. Parents will enjoy our relaxed and supportive environment as well as access to parent resource library and opportunities to connect with other parents and children. We look forward to seeing you and your little ones. 

Friday Socials

Friday Social

Drop in for coffee and conversation on the last Friday of the month from 1:00-3:00 pm. Hosted by Baha’is of Metchosin and the Seniors’ Resource Centre. SRC offers drives to anyone who needs a ride. Please call 250-478-5150 or email SRC.  All ages. Everyone is welcome!  Details  

Ukulele Gathering – 5:00–6:30pm, third Friday of each month. Tell all your ukulele-playing students, friends, and relatives! Open to community members of all ages and levels of talent. If you would like to join the group please contact Margaretha at Bring: a ukulele, capo, tuner, music stand, and a few songs you are willing to share/lead/teach others with appropriate song sheets for others, if not from songbook below. Suggested songbook: Jumpin’ Jim’s Daily Ukulele (as a base resource to work from) if you have it. 

Friday Film Night  7pm - 10pm, last Friday of each month. In association with Pearson College, open to the community

For more information contact Samuel Perez de Leon at


The Nordic Pole Walking Pole-R Bears Club  - The first Saturday of most months 11am - 1:30pm; next meeting at the Community House is Sat Oct 7. We meet twice weekly at various locations throughout the Westshore and Greater Victoria. Membership is free to all with a focus on social connection through fun fitness.  

For your safety and that of others, we require that you have had at least one lesson from any certified instructor so you feel comfortable walking with your poles using the Nordic Technique, and have your own poles. 

If you require further info please contact Jan by text or email: 



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For inquiries please leave a message at 250-478-5155 or email