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Simple Gifts Community Choir Looking for a choir that's lots of fun? This is a friendly and inviting community choir for men and women who are new to choirs, or experienced singers who want a choir that is not too demanding of their time and commitments. Singers help one another out, and sometimes practice together. We sing love songs, swing, gospel, and folk songs from around the world. We also stretch our skills with a bit of classical and jazz. We put on two major concerts a year, and each term we perform two outreach concerts at nursing or retirement homes. Sometimes small ensembles are formed by singers who want an extra challenge and an opportunity to "strut their stuff". Practice recordings are provided. If you've never sung in a choir, you are most welcome. You just have to be able to sing in tune. If tuning is an issue or if you're not sure, I'm happy to give you a complementary vocal assessment to see if it's a fit for you. Singers – We’re looking forward to seeing you in September. Here's a good article about why singing in a choir is so good: SIMPLE GIFTS COMMUNITY CHOIR a welcoming choir for both new and experienced singers. We sing a great variety of music, and have lots of fun Tuesdays 7:30 - 9:30, starting Sept 11 Community Hall of Holy Cross Japanese Anglican Church, 4580 Walden, (just east of Main/30th) You are welcome to come once or twice to see how you like it. New singers are invited during September and February. [masked] or[masked]

Holy Cross Japanese Anglican Church

4580 Walden Street, Vancouver, B.C., V5V 3S5 · Vancouver


What we're about

Welcome to one of the most active and varied groups in the Vancouver area - Primarily aimed at the 40+ demographic, everyone is welcome as we are definitely not ageist!

We are a group of like-minded people who want to get out and have fun in a safe, enjoyable environment. The group has grown in membership and range of events since its formation back in 2011 but the ethos remains the same - Inclusiveness, Friendship & Fun.

So whether your new in town, separated from your BFFs or simply want to expand your social circle, this is the premier group in the area for building new friendships and having a great time doing it. Don't worry about coming alone to events as the vast majority are in this situation and hosts will meet and welcome you at the events. It's actually easier to mingle and get to know others this way.

Subscription for the group is $5-$10 depending on your circumstances and we ask you to pay this each year. This can be done by logging into PayPal and sending money to Alternately you can pay me directly at an event. Please let me know which you prefer.

We also welcome your suggestions for events and venues, so if you have any ideas contact the Organizers who can then schedule. If you fancy hosting a single event we can make this happen as well and indeed many of our Organisers started in this way.

We do have some asks of our members;

Firstly, that your profile picture is a picture of your face, and that your profile name include your first name. The reasons for this are first and foremost for safety sake, and also to help your new community and event hosts know who you are and build a stronger group of friends.

Secondly, Please only RSVP if you're sure you can attend an event and if you find you can't make it for some reason, please change your RSVP to No. It makes the Event Host's life a lot easier not having to look out for members, and we sometimes have to reserve seats at events. Our reputation as a group or a host can be damaged if we don't fill the seats we have reserved, and as such persistent no-shows will be removed from the group.

Thank you and have fun!!!

Jean (Organizer)

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