Community Bulletin-Board of Programs & Events

 

Announcements


Wednesday, November 21: 10:00 a.m. - Noon - Managing Your Money in Canada: For Seniors - Fireside Room, Robert A. Steen Community Centre, 980 Palmerston Ave. The Broadway Seniors Resource Council is pleased to provide a FREE 2 hour interactive workshop designed to help you as you face life events in your "Golden Years". This fun, activity-oriented workshop features resources and activities shown to be helpful to folks just like you! For more information or to register, please call Melanie at 204-772-3533. The session is approaching quickly, register today! Refreshments available.

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Broadway Seniors Resource Council Presents:


55+ Presentation Series at the Community Centre

Thursday, November 15: 10:00 a.m. - Noon - Frauds & Scams - Fireside Room, Robert A. Steen Community Centre, 980 Palmerston Ave. Join us as Constable Chika Modozie from the Winnipeg Police Service presents on Frauds and Scams: what to be aware of, what to watch out for, and what to do if you believe you have become a victim.

Wednesday, December 12: 10:00 a.m. - Noon - Meth & Weed: Facts and Effects Information Session - Fireside Room, Robert A. Steen Community Centre, 980 Palmerston Ave. Esther Tran, the Prevention Education Consultant for Addictions Foundation of Manitoba will provide an informative presentation on meth and marijuana, busting myths, learning facts, and the effects of both drugs on individuals and the community.

Thursday, February 28: 10:00 a.m. - Noon - Broadway Seniors Resource Council and E.R.I.K.: Resources for Older Adults 55+ - Fireside Room, Robert A. Steen Community Centre, 980 Palmerston Ave. Come out and learn what the Broadway Seniors Resource Council can do for you. Learn about various resources in the community, and what an E.R.I.K. is all about. Leave with your very own E.R.I.K.

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Programs & Events



Monday, November 12: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. - Wolseley Residents' Association Revitalization Meeting: Sharing Information and Ideas - Robert A. Steen Community Centre, 980 Palmerston Ave. We would like to revitalize the Wolseley Residents Association at this meeting, and share information about the WRA, and brainstorm ideas for how to re-build the group. If you are interested in learning more about the WRA, please plan to attend! For more information, contact: wolseleyresidentsassociation@gmail.com

Free Healthy Aging Series at Kinsmen Sherbrook Pool, 831 Sherbrook St. 10:00 a.m.
Tuesday, November 13: Cooking with Pulses
Tuesday, November 20: Staying on Your Feet
Tuesday, November 27: Brain Health
Brought to you by your Healthy Aging Resource Team. For more information call Amy, Janice & Kusela at 204-940-8140.

Healthy Aging Resource Team and Spence Neighbourhood Association have partnered to provide  the Healthy Home Workshop Series:
November 14: Maintaining Your Space
November 21: Designing Your Space
November 28: Using Your Space
December 5: Enjoying Your Space
All presentations are held at 2:00 p.m. at 615 Ellice Ave. Free. Open to all. For more information, call 204-783-5000 ext. 107.

Free Healthy Aging Series at McGregor Medical Clinic, 561 Machray Ave. 10:00 a.m.
Thursday, November 15: Preventing Falls
Thursday, November 22: Bladder Health
Thursday, December 6: Foot Health
Thursday, December 13: Sleep - Tips for a good night's sleep
Brought to you by your Healthy Aging Resource Team. For more information call Amy, Janice & Kusela at 204-940-8140.

Tuesday, November 20: 12:10 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Cannabis and Your Health: Research and Impacts - Carol Shields Auditorium, Millennium Library. Dr. Sheri Fandrey, Addictions Foundation of Manitoba will provide the presentation. Learn what the research says about the physical and mental health impacts of cannabis. What are the benefits and risks? How does cannabis affect youth?

Thursday, November 22: 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Estate Planning - Harvey Smith (West End) Library, 999 Sargent Ave. Understand the importance of estate planning and what is involved including wills, joint accounts, gifts, trusts, and life insurance. Registration required. To register call 204-986-4677 or at winnipeg.ca/library

Saturday & Sunday, November 24 & 25: 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. - Steppin' Up With Confidence - Health Education Room 4, Wellness Institute at Seven Oaks, 1075 Leila Ave. Free. Hosted by Active Aging Manitoba. Are you passionate about healthy, active aging? Do you want to help others become or stay active? Join us for a Steppin' Up with Confidence training workshop! What is Steppin' Up with Confidence? It is a peer led exercise program that trains volunteers at no charge and supports them in offering free classes for older adults within their communities. For more information or to register, please call 204-475-0156 or email lance.letain@hotmail.com

Wednesday, November 28: 10:15 a.m. - Noon - Legal Clinic - Special Services, 2nd Floor, Millennium Library. Drop in for legal help from law students working under the supervision of an experienced lawyer. Get answers to your questions and about the law and legal processes in Manitoba, and/or receive help in finding and accessing services you need from organizations and agencies in our community. For those with family incomes less than $50,000 per year. Operated by the Legal Help Centre. Drop-in only. Check in at the Special Services desk. First come, first served.

Friday, November 30: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Computer Basics Level 2 - Harvey Smith (West End) Library, 999 Sargent Ave. Expand your understanding of computers by learning more about using a mouse, improving your typing skills, and navigating windows. Registration required. To register call 204-986-4677 or at winnipeg.ca/library

Tuesday, December 4: Noon - 1:00 p.m. - Tips on Decluttering Your Home - Anhang Room, Millennium Library. Thinking of decluttering your home to become better organized and increase your living space, or in preparation for a move? Do you know where to begin and how to get going? Join Amy Krahn and Janice Brickey from the Healthy Aging Resource Team, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority as they provide tips on tackling clutter and resources that may be of help. Registration required. To register call 204-986-6450 or at winnipeg.ca/library

 

Groups


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 www.seniorschoralsociety.ca

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 www.rainbowresourcecentre.org 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 greenimage@spenceneighbourhood.org

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 safety@spenceneighbourhood.org


FOR SERVICE IN FRENCH 

contact:

POUR UN SERVICE EN FRANÇAIS contactez :
le Conseil des francophones 55+ de Winnipeg
phone : 204-793-1054
e-mail : conseil55@fafm.mb.ca
web : www.fafm.mb.ca/?page_id=407