Community Bulletin-board of Programs & Events

Friday, October 20: 2 - 4 p.m. - Internet Basics - West End Library. An intro to searching the Internet including a browser, search engines such as Google, and opening and exploring websites. Please register.204-986-4677.

Tuesday, October 24: 1 - 4 p.m. - BSRC's Annual Community Resource Fair - Bell Estate Room, 2nd Floor Lions Place, 610 Portage Ave. Admission is free. Two presentations: Home Dental Care Program & Community Home Services Program. Information booths on a variety of resources and services for 55+ in the West Central community. Join us also for refreshments and a chance to win a door prize! 

Wednesday, October 25: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. - Winnipeg's West End Historical Buildings - West End Library. Discover the history of Winnipeg's West End through buildings such as the Rothesay Apartments and the Sherbrook Pool in this talk by Christian Cassidy.

Tuesday, November 7: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. - Finding Rainbows Summit - Canad Inns Destination Centre Polo Park, 1405 St. Matthews Ave. $55.00. Subsidies available upon request. Lunch and breaks included. Register by October 31st. www.rainbowresourcecentre.org/finding-rainbows or by calling 204-474-0212 Ext. 255.

Downtown Connection 55+ Resource Event - From October 17 - 26 at Cindy Klassen Rec. Centre and Portage Place Mall. Hosted by the Healthy Aging Resource Team, this annual event provides older adults presentations and information booths on a variety of programs and services available in the community. The event is free, and no registration in necessary. For more information on presentations, dates and times, please call H.A.R.T. at 204-940-8140.

Tuesday, November 14: 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. - Talk With Your Doctor - DMSMCA, 823 Ellice Ave. Free presentation provided by Manitoba Institute for Patient Safety. For more info. call 204-774-7005.

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.

Art City 55+ Programming - every second Wednesday, 10:30 a.m. - Noon - Common Room at St. Matthews Maryland Community Ministry. Free and fun art programming. Coffee and snacks available. No experience required! Oct. 18, Nov. 1, 15, 29, Dec. 13, 27.

Announcements

A&O's Be A Santa to a Senior program has started. If you are an older adult with a gift request, please call Melanie at 204-772-3533, or call A&O directly at 204-956-6440. This year's cut off for gift requests will be Thursday, November 2nd.


FOR SERVICES IN FRENCH 
Please contact:
Conseil des francophones 55+ de Winnipeg
phone : 204-793-1054