Events & Activities

Cancer may slow you down, but it doesn’t have to stop you from living a full life.

Special Calendar for the Week of March 30 – April 3, 2020

Thanks to the hard work of our volunteers and staff, we are pleased to offer some of your favourite Wellness Centre classes on-line through the Zoom platform. Just copy the appropriate Zoom links in your browser and follow the instructions to join the class. More classes will be added depending on the availability of our volunteers, so please check back here on a regular basis!  

Monday, March 30
Gentle Qi gong with Diane

10:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (session open as of 10 a.m.)

https://zoom.us/j/889822278

Mental Health Check-in Support Group

1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. (in French)

Zoom link to follow

Tuesday, March 31
Relaxation with Michael (in English)

2 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Zoom link to follow

Wednesday, April 1
Open Art with Elaine

12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Zoom link to follow

Thursday, April 2
Sound Healing Meditation with Andrea  

Offered in partnership with the West Island Cancer Wellness Centre

10:45 – 11:45 a.m. (French)

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. (English)

Zoom link to follow

Friday, April 3
Focus on the Future with Giovanna and Simi

(CLOSED group, Session 6/6)

10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

https://zoom.us/j/3291481083

Mental Health Check-in Support Group with Donna 

1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. (in English)

https://zoom.us/j/109185616

Important message regarding the novel Coronavirus, March 13, 2020

At Hope & Cope the health, safety and well-being of our participants is our number one priority. With this in mind, and following recommendations by public health, we are suspending all in-person activities (programs, support groups and classes) at our Wellness Centre until further notice. Rest assured that even though the Centre will be closed to the public, our staff and volunteers are here to support you as you cope with cancer. We are just a phone call away and encourage you to reach out to us with any concerns you may have at 514 340-3616, or 514 340-8255.

Should you have symptoms of any illness, including fever, coughing, shortness of breath, or if you have traveled anywhere outside Canada in the last two weeks, please follow Health Canada’s instructions in terms of isolation and common-sense measures.

 

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CALENDAR

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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Gentle Qi gong 10:15 am
Gentle Qi gong @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Mar 2 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am
Membership and physical assessment required. Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers.  
Healthy cooking – Mondays 10:30 am
Healthy cooking – Mondays @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Mar 2 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Eating healthy isn’t complicated. Our volunteer chefs will show you how to prepare inexpensive, nutritious dishes that taste as good as they look.  Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers.    
3
CancerFightClub Bros Club (18-39) 7:00 pm
CancerFightClub Bros Club (18-39)
Mar 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Bros Club meets monthly for different activities at various locations in and around Montreal. The Club is open to young men (ages 18-39) with cancer.  
4
Relaxation, meditation and visualization – French 1:15 pm
Relaxation, meditation and visualization – French @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Mar 4 @ 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
In French. Membership and registration required. Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers. Call 514 340-3616.
5
Penser autrement pour mieux vivre 10:00 am
Penser autrement pour mieux vivre @ Wellness Centre
Mar 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Les séances, en français, auront lieu en deux parties : 5 et le 19 mars 2020  ou 20 août et le 3 septembre.2020 Inscription obligatoire. Nous fournirons un léger repas. Les participants ayant des restrictions[...]
Think smart, live well – in English 10:00 am
Think smart, live well – in English @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Mar 5 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
One-day coping skills and stress management workshop in English. A light lunch will be served. Participants with dietary restrictions should bring their own lunch. Registration required. Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers.
Qi gong for health 10:30 am
Qi gong for health @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Mar 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Membership and physical assessment required. Open to patients and caregivers.
Zumba 1:30 pm
Zumba
Mar 5 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Zumba involves dance and aerobic movements performed to music. Wellness Centre membership and physical assessment required.
Colorectal cancer support group 4:00 pm
Colorectal cancer support group @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Mar 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Registration required. Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers.
Brain tumour support group for caregivers 6:30 pm
Brain tumour support group for caregivers @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Mar 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Registration required.
Brain tumour support group for patients 6:30 pm
Brain tumour support group for patients @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Mar 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Registration required. Open to patients. Caregivers’ support group runs concurrently.
6
Focus on the Future 10:00 am
Focus on the Future @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Mar 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
New post-treatment program for those who have finished active treatment. Experts will share evidence-based knowledge and strategies to help you move forward now that your treatments have ended. Topics will include: reducing your risk of[...]
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9
Gentle Qi gong 10:15 am
Gentle Qi gong @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Mar 9 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am
Membership and physical assessment required. Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers.  
Healthy cooking – Mondays 10:30 am
Healthy cooking – Mondays @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Mar 9 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Eating healthy isn’t complicated. Our volunteer chefs will show you how to prepare inexpensive, nutritious dishes that taste as good as they look.  Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers.    
10
11
Relaxation, meditation and visualization – French 1:15 pm
Relaxation, meditation and visualization – French @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Mar 11 @ 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
In French. Membership and registration required. Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers. Call 514 340-3616.
Patients’ and caregivers’ support group, on-line 6:30 pm
Patients’ and caregivers’ support group, on-line @ Hope & Cope on-line
Mar 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
On-line registration required. Open to cancer survivors and caregivers who need support.
Post-treatment support group 6:30 pm
Post-treatment support group @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Mar 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
For patients who have completed treatment but still need support. Registration required.
12
Qi gong for health 10:30 am
Qi gong for health @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Mar 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Membership and physical assessment required. Open to patients and caregivers.
Breast friends support group 1:30 pm
Breast friends support group @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Mar 12 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Registration required. Group for women coping with metastatic breast cancer.
Zumba 1:30 pm
Zumba
Mar 12 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Zumba involves dance and aerobic movements performed to music. Wellness Centre membership and physical assessment required.
13
Focus on the Future 10:00 am
Focus on the Future @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Mar 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
New post-treatment program for those who have finished active treatment. Experts will share evidence-based knowledge and strategies to help you move forward now that your treatments have ended. Topics will include: reducing your risk of[...]
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15
16
Gentle Qi gong 10:15 am
Gentle Qi gong @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Mar 16 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am
Membership and physical assessment required. Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers.  
Healthy cooking – Mondays 10:30 am
Healthy cooking – Mondays @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Mar 16 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Eating healthy isn’t complicated. Our volunteer chefs will show you how to prepare inexpensive, nutritious dishes that taste as good as they look.  Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers.    
17
Men’s Club 9:30 am
Men’s Club @ Wellness Centre
Mar 17 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Registration required. A place of their own for male cancer patients and caregivers to meet over breakfast, share, learn and connect in a supportive environment.
Look Good, Feel Better 1:00 pm
Look Good, Feel Better @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Mar 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
A cosmetic workshop that helps women cope with the appearance-related side effects of cancer. Registration must be completed on the Look Good Feel Better website –  https://lgfb.ca/en/workshop-finder
18
Relaxation, meditation and visualization – French 1:15 pm
Relaxation, meditation and visualization – French @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Mar 18 @ 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
In French. Membership and registration required. Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers. Call 514 340-3616.
19
Penser autrement pour mieux vivre 10:00 am
Penser autrement pour mieux vivre @ Wellness Centre
Mar 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Les séances, en français, auront lieu en deux parties : 5 et le 19 mars 2020  ou 20 août et le 3 septembre.2020 Inscription obligatoire. Nous fournirons un léger repas. Les participants ayant des restrictions[...]
Qi gong for health 10:30 am
Qi gong for health @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Mar 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Membership and physical assessment required. Open to patients and caregivers.
Zumba 1:30 pm
Zumba
Mar 19 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Zumba involves dance and aerobic movements performed to music. Wellness Centre membership and physical assessment required.
20
Focus on the Future 10:00 am
Focus on the Future @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Mar 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
New post-treatment program for those who have finished active treatment. Experts will share evidence-based knowledge and strategies to help you move forward now that your treatments have ended. Topics will include: reducing your risk of[...]
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23
Gentle Qi gong 10:15 am
Gentle Qi gong @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Mar 23 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am
Membership and physical assessment required. Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers.  
Healthy cooking – Mondays 10:30 am
Healthy cooking – Mondays @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Mar 23 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Eating healthy isn’t complicated. Our volunteer chefs will show you how to prepare inexpensive, nutritious dishes that taste as good as they look.  Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers.    
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25
Relaxation, meditation and visualization – French 1:15 pm
Relaxation, meditation and visualization – French @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Mar 25 @ 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
In French. Membership and registration required. Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers. Call 514 340-3616.
26
Qi gong for health 10:30 am
Qi gong for health @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Mar 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Membership and physical assessment required. Open to patients and caregivers.
Zumba 1:30 pm
Zumba
Mar 26 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Zumba involves dance and aerobic movements performed to music. Wellness Centre membership and physical assessment required.
27
Focus on the Future 10:00 am
Focus on the Future @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Mar 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
New post-treatment program for those who have finished active treatment. Experts will share evidence-based knowledge and strategies to help you move forward now that your treatments have ended. Topics will include: reducing your risk of[...]
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30
Gentle Qi gong 10:15 am
Gentle Qi gong @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Mar 30 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am
Membership and physical assessment required. Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers.  
Healthy cooking – Mondays 10:30 am
Healthy cooking – Mondays @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Mar 30 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Eating healthy isn’t complicated. Our volunteer chefs will show you how to prepare inexpensive, nutritious dishes that taste as good as they look.  Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers.    
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DON’T MISS A THING

Mar
30
Mon
Gentle Qi gong @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Mar 30 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am

Membership and physical assessment required. Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers.

 

Healthy cooking – Mondays @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Mar 30 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Eating healthy isn’t complicated. Our volunteer chefs will show you how to prepare inexpensive, nutritious dishes that taste as good as they look.  Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers.

 

 

Apr
1
Wed
Relaxation, en français avec Annick, en ligne @ Hope & Cope on-line
Apr 1 @ 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm

In French. On-line registration required. Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers.

Relaxation, meditation and visualization – French @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Apr 1 @ 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm

In French. Membership and registration required. Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers. Call 514 340-3616.

Mourning Café, on-line @ Hope & Cope on-line
Apr 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Open to those who have recently experienced a loss to cancer and need support.

On-line registration required.

Apr
2
Thu
Qi gong for health @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Apr 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am

Membership and physical assessment required. Open to patients and caregivers.

Breast friends support group @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Apr 2 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Registration required. Group for women coping with metastatic breast cancer.

Zumba
Apr 2 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Zumba involves dance and aerobic movements performed to music.

Wellness Centre membership and physical assessment required.

Multiple Myeloma support group @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Apr 2 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Registration required. Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers.

Brain tumour support group for caregivers @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Apr 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Registration required.