Community Bulletin-Board of Programs & Events




All Candidates Forum
Wednesday, October 10th 7:00 p.m.
Robert A. Steen Community Centre, 980 Palmerston Ave.
Meet the candidates running in the Daniel McIntyre Ward & ask your questions.
Sponsored by the Broadway Seniors Resource Council, in partnership with the
Wolseley Residents Association.

Broadway Seniors Resource Council's Annual Community Resource Fair 
 This year we have 2 events to attend!!
Tuesday, October 16th - 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
2nd Floor Auditorium, Lions Place, 610 Portage Ave. 
Thursday, October 25th - 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Robert A. Steen Community Centre, 980 Palmerston Ave.

Both events will offer 2 informative presentations and information booths, entry to win a door prize, snacks & refreshments, all for FREE admission!
This event is open to all older adults, and their caregivers.
Funding gratefully received from

The DMSMCA Youth Advisory Council  Presents Yardworks 2018.
Have a youth crew come to your home and rake, mow, tidy. 
Pay what you can - a donation to the YAC.
For older adults and folks with limited mobility.
For more information, or to donate tools/supplies, 
Call Laurel, 204-774-7005 ext. 104.


Programs & Events

Saturdays, 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. - Folk Festival in the City - TD New & Noted area, Millennium Library. These intimate workshops consist of local and touring artists sharing songs and stories just as you would see on stage at the summer festival. Presented by the Winnipeg Folk Festival.

Wednesday, October 3: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. - Nutrients for Bone Health - Are You Getting Enough? - Dakota Community Centre, 1188 Dakota St. Free, Donation appreciated. Discover key nutrients for better bones and practical ways to meet your needs. Presenters: Pat McCarthy Briggs, BSc, RD, MHEd and Amanda Hamel, RD. Refreshments available. Register by calling 204-772-3498 or online at

Thursday, October 4: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Community Health Fair - Kildonan Shopping Mall, 1555 Regent Ave. West. Free. Over 50 Booths. Check out the exercise demos. Fill out your passport and win a prize! Sponsored by the Transcona Council for Seniors Inc.

Tuesday, October 9: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. - Mayoral Forum - The Unitarian Church of Winnipeg, 603 Wellington Cres. Free. Hosted by the Council of Women of Winnipeg,  Outdoor Urban Recreational Spaces Winnipeg, and the Green Action Committee of the Unitarian Church. Topics will be distinct from those being presented at other forums, which include: Safe, affordable, accessible transit, Protection and enhancement of green space, Climate change actions. For more information, visit or email or call 204-589-6449.

Thursday, October 11: Noon - Thanksgiving Luncheon - West End Active Living Centre, 1315 Strathcona St. Registration starts at 11:30 a.m. For more information, call 204-599-6672 or email

Thursday, October 11: Noon - 1:30 p.m. - Know Poverty, Make it History - City Hall, 510 Main St. Hosted by Make Poverty History in Winnipeg and Manitoba. Join together! Call on the City of Winnipeg and Province of Manitoba to End Poverty Now. We will march from City Hall to the Manitoba Legislature.

Friday, October 12: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Hearing Clinic - Gwen Sector Creative Living Centre. 1588 Main St. Free. Connect Hearing will be on site offering complimentary Hearing Health Checks. For more information, call 204-339-1701.

Silence No More: Exploring the Emotional Whirlwind  and Hidden Impact of Hearing Loss - Hosted by the Canadian Hard of Hearing Association, MB Chapter. 203-825 Sherbrook St. $8.00/week. Are you struggling mentally, emotionally or physically because of your hearing loss? Do you feel that you've lost parts of yourself and identity along with your hearing loss? Do you struggle with constant worry and anxiety about your job, relationships and the future? Silence no More is a group where people can talk openly and honestly about the wide range of feelings that come when experiencing hearing loss, such as depression, grief, anxiety, anger, fear, and even shame. Tammy Perry, a Registered Social Worker will facilitate a series of workshops which will help you develop a deeper understanding and gain awareness of the emotional, mental, and physical impact of hearing loss. You will build resiliency, gain a sense of belonging, and be encouraged.

October Workshops:
  • Monday, October 15th and Thursday, October 25th
November Workshops:
  • Thursday, November 8th and Monday, November 19th 
For more information, or to register call 204-975-3037 or email: Free parking at the back of SMD. On-site security.

2018 Downtown Connection 55+ Resource Event - Hosted by the Healthy Aging Resource Team (HART). All programs FREE.
  • October 16: 10:00 a.m. - Healthy Aging on a Budget - Presented by Community Financial Counseling Services - Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex, 999 Sargent Ave.
  • October 17: 10:00 a.m. - Living Life to the Full - Presented by Canadian Mental Health Association (Wpg.) - Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex, 999 Sargent Ave.
  • October 18: 10:00 a.m. - Noon - Free Painting Class - Presented by Studio Central Artist. Space is Limited. Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex, 999 Sargent Ave.
  • October 23: 11:00 a.m. - Prevent Falls: Lose the Hazards  - Presented by Safety Aid, A&O Support Services for Older Adults. Portage Place Shopping Centre, Edmonton Court.
  • October 23: Noon - Clogging, Dancercise & Ballroom Dancing - Presented by West End Active Living Centre. Portage Place Shopping Centre, Edmonton Court.
  • October 24: 11:00 a.m. - Mindfulness - Presented by Klinic Community Health. Portage Place Shopping Centre, Edmonton Court.
  • October 24: Noon - Line Dancing - Presented by Valour Community Club. Portage Place Shopping Centre, Edmonton Court.
  • October 25: 11:00 a.m. - Taking Care of Your Feet - Presented by Health Services on Elgin. Portage Place Shopping Centre, Edmonton Court.
  • October 25: Noon - Zumba Gold - Presented by Karen Hodgins. Portage Place Shopping Centre, Edmonton Court.
For more information, or to register, please contact Healthy Aging Resource Team, 204-940-8140.

Wednesday, October 24: 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Haunted Winnipeg: Ghost Stories from the Heart of the Continent - Harvey Smith (West End) Library, 999 Sargent Ave. Free. Matthew Komus will share some of the city's best known ghost stories, as well as some less familiar tales. Hear about the people who may be haunting Winnipeg's historic sites while learning about the buildings' unique and creepy history. Register by calling 204-986-6450 or visiting

Monday, October 29: Noon - 1:00 p.m. - Prescription Drug Misuse and Abuse - Anhang Room, Millennium Library. Free. I got it from my doctor so it must be safe, right? Evan Rosner, from the addictions Foundation of Manitoba will provide information on the factors that may lead to prescription and over the counter drug misuse and provide an overview of common drugs and their use. Register by calling 204-986-6450 or visiting

Thursday, November 1: 9:00 a.m. - Noon - The Public Guardian and Trustee of Manitoba Seminar: Role of the Public Guardian and Trustee Case Studies - 2nd Floor Auditorium, Union Centre, 275 Broadway. Free. Presenter Keri Ranson - the Deputy Public Guardian and Trustee  - Adult Services. Registration required. To register, call Kim Freud at 204-945-3093.

 Thursday, November 1: 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Healthcare Directives - Buchwald Room, Millennium Library. Free. In addition to a will, everyone should have a Healthcare Directive and Power of Attorney. Learn what these documents are and what happens if you are no longer competent to look after your financial affairs. Register by calling 204-986-6450 or visiting

Tuesday, November 6: Noon - 1:00 p.m. - Know Where to Go - Anhang Room, Millennium Library. Free. Is it an emergency? Or is it a concern your primary care provider can address? Join Amy Krahn and Janice Brickey from the WRHA Healthy Aging Resource Team for a discussion on where to go for your various health care needs. Register by calling 204-986-6450 or visiting



It's All About Us - Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. - Bell Estate Room, Lions Place. A confidential group for older adults who are thinking about, or getting ready to reduce or stop their use of alcohol, sedatives, pain killers or gambling, or are looking for ongoing support to maintain recovery with addiction, anxiety and depression. Led by peer facilitators. Please call Melanie Reimer at 204-772-3533 for more information.

Stress Busters - Every Second Tuesday: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. - DMSMCA, 823 Ellice Ave.  A support group for older adults 55+ residing in the West Central area of Winnipeg who are coping with anxiety due to stress. Peer facilitated by volunteers from Anxiety Disorder Association of Manitoba.

Seniors' Choral Society - Practice Mondays, 10:00 a.m. - Noon - McClure Place, 533 Greenwood Pl. New members invited, especially tenors and basses. No auditions. We are an SATB choir with a challenging repertoire. Concerts held in Spring and several weeks before Christmas. Also, prior to Annual Concert, will perform at local seniors complexes and PCHs. For information, call Glenda or John: 204-669-5570 or visit

Get Better Together: Taking Charge - Thursdays, 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. - Sept. 11 - November 15 - Nine Circles, 705 Broadway. Start living better with your health issues. Join the workshop.

Regular Programming


Art Classes 45+ Programming - Wednesdays, 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. - Common Room at St. Matthews Maryland Community Ministry, 365 McGee St. Free and fun art programming, facilitated by an instructor from Art City. Healthy snacks provided. No experience required!

Seniors Health & Wellness 45+ Program - Fridays, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Common Room at St. Matthews Maryland Community Ministry, 365 McGee St. Free. Led by experienced health and wellness facilitators. Each week will feature light physical activity (yoga, dance, stretching, walking, gardening), healthy snacks, and information on nutrition, diet and mental health. Each month we will go on one field trip outside of the building.

Over the Rainbow - Rainbow Resource Centre - 170 Scott St. A Rainbow Resource Centre social support group for the 55+ LGBT2SQ+ folks in Winnipeg and surrounding areas.
  1. Coffee & Chat - Drop-in for coffee, tea, and conversation on the first and third Thursday of every month, from 10:00 a.m. - Noon.
  2. Potluck Supper - Bring some food to share on the second Thursday of every month, from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  3. Movie Matinée - Stop by on the fourth Thursday of every month from 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. for popcorn and a show.
For more information, visit or contact the Program Coordinator, 204-474-0212, ext. 204.

Free 55+ Cooking Classes - Monthly, on the 2nd Wednesday of each month, starting March 14, 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. - West End Commons, 365 McGee St. Learn how to cook healthy and affordable recipes in a fun and safe environment. Classes facilitated by Mary Jane's Cooking School. For more information or to register, call 204-783-5000 ext. 102 or email

Free 55+ Social Club - every other Monday afternoon, starting March 12 - 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. - The Good Will Social Club, 625 Portage Ave. Please join us for a free light lunch and coffee/tea. We offer conversation, learning, and fun activities in a relaxed and safe environment. Registration is encouraged, but not required. For more information or to register, please call 204-783-5000 ext. 106 or email



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