Community Bulletin-board of Programs & Events  


Programs & Events

Thursday, February 22: Noon - Valentine's Birthday Party - West End Active Living Centre, 1315 Strathcona St. Members $8, Non-members $10. Wear red & white! Must register by Monday, February 19th. Call 204-599-6672 or email wealc2014@gmail.com to register.

Friday, February 23: 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. - Annual Law Conference - The End is Near, so Plan for It! - Union Centre, 2nd Floor, 275 Broadway. Conference fees: $75 Early Bird (to Jan. 26), $100 after Jan. 26th. Includes lunch, refreshments at breaks and materials. Topics include: Wills, Powers of Attorney, Healthcare Directives, Committeeship, Assisted Dying, Looking after an Estate.Open to members of the public. Register early as space is limited. Call 204-943-2382 or visit www.communitylegal.mb.ca for more information.

Saturday, February 24: 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. - Folk Festival in the City: Young Hearts Run Free - TD New & Noted Area, Millennium Library, 251 Donald St. Free. Winnipeg Folk Festival's Young Performers Program Alumni. 

Monday, February 26: 11:00 a.m. - Noon - Towards a Trauma Informed Understanding of Reconciliation -  Samuel N Cohen Auditorium, St. Boniface Hospital, 351 Tache Ave. Free.
Please join us as we invite Ry Moran to speak on the relationship between Indian residential schools and the lasting effects of trauma. This topic will aid in understanding reconciliation through a health lens which we hope may lead to better understanding of the lasting impacts of residential schools and what is required from today's health practitioners.

Wednesday, February 28: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Computer Workshop: Internet Basics - Computer Training Lab, Millennium Library, 251 Donald St. Free. An introduction to searching the Internet including using a browser, search engines such as Google, and opening and exploring websites. Registration Required, call 204-986-6779.

Wednesday, February 28: 11:30 a.m. (Concert 1:00 p.m.) - Lunch and Concert: Play it Again - Gwen Secter Creative Living Centre, 1588 Main St. $14 for Non-Members, $11 for concert only. With over 120 years with musical experience between them, John Wrublowsky, Harvey Peltz & Ken Hodges take you on a musical ride spanning the 50's, 60's, and 70's along with other songs that hold a special place in their heart. A mix of folk, rock and classically trained musicians, this trio brings a variety of tunes that leave you wanting them to "Play it Again".

Wednesday, February 28: 9:00 a.m. - Noon - The Public Guardian and Trustee of Manitoba Present Financial Management - Union Centre, 2nd Floor Auditorium, 275 Broadway. Free. Call 204-945-3093 to register by Feb. 26th.

Monday, March 5: 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. - Positive Aging: Tap into Your Fountain of Health - Canad Inns Polo Park, 1405 St. Matthews Ave. Free. Brought to you by the Alzheimer Society of Manitoba. How lifestyle choices and a positive attitude toward aging play a significant role in a person's longevity and brain health. Register at alzheimer.mb.ca or call 204-943-6622.

Wednesday, March 7: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. - Tips for a Good Night's Sleep - Cindy Klassen Rec. Complex, 999 Sargent Ave. Free. Call Healthy Aging Resource Team (HART) to register: 204-940-8140.

Wednesday, March 14: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. - Happy Gut (Yep, talking about digestion) - Cindy Klassen Rec. Complex, 999 Sargent Ave. Free. Call Healthy Aging Resource Team (HART) to register: 204-940-8140.

Thursday, March 15: 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - A & O Income Tax Service for Older Adults 55+ - St. James Assiniboia 55+ Centre, 3 - 203 Duffield St.  Beginning February 1, please call 204-965-6440 Monday to Friday 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. for an appointment. There is no fee for this service. To qualify for the clinic, gross annual income cannot exceed $30,000 (single) / $40,000 (couple).

Tuesday, March 20: 10:00 a.m. - Healthy Spaces Series: Design Your Space - Creating a Safe and Functional Home - West End Active Living Centre, 1315 Strathcona St. Free. Tips on creating a healthy and happy home. Brought to you by your Healthy Aging Resource Team (HART). For more information, call Amy, Janice and Kusela at 204-940-8140.

Wednesday, March 21: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. - Tips on De-cluttering Your Home - Cindy Klassen Rec. Complex, 999 Sargent Ave. Free. Call Healthy Aging Resource Team (HART) to register: 204-940-8140.

Tuesday, April 17: 10:00 a.m. - Healthy Spaces Series: Utilize Your Space - Creating Healthy Habits, Room by Room - West End Active Living Centre, 1315 Strathcona St. Free. Tips on creating a healthy and happy home. Brought to you by your Healthy Aging Resource Team (HART). For more information, call Amy, Janice and Kusela at 204-940-8140.

Tuesday, May 1: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. - Heart Health - Kinsmen Sherbrook Pool, 381 Sherbrook St. Free. Call Healthy Aging Resource Team (HART) to register: 204-940-8140.

Tuesday, May 8: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. - Bladder Health - Kinsmen Sherbrook Pool, 381 Sherbrook St. Free. Call Healthy Ahing Resource Team (HART) to register: 204-940-8140.

Tuesday, May 15: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. - Cooking for 1 or 2 - Kinsmen Sherbrook Pool, 381 Sherbrook St. Free. Call Healthy Aging Resource Team (HART) to register: 204-940-8140.

Tuesday, May 22: 10:00 a.m. - Healthy Spaces Series: Enjoy Your Space - Art Therapy - West End Active Living Centre, 1315 Strathcona St. Free. Tips on creating a healthy and happy home. Brought to you by your Healthy Aging Resource Team (HART). For more information, call Amy, Janice and Kusela at 204-940-8140.


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, Starting November 28, 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.

Get Better Together - Thursdays, Starting February 1st - March 8th, 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. - Access River East, 975 Henderson Hwy. Join hundreds of Manitobans who have started living better with their health issues through fully funded on-line or group Get Better Together workshops. Get support for any health condition. For more information, call 204-632-3927.

Get Better Together - Saturdays, February 24th - April 7th, 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - Access Winnipeg West, 280 Booth Dr. See description above.

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 complexesand PCHs. For information, call Glenda or John: 204-669-5570 or visit www.seniorschoralsociety.ca


Weekly Programming

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! February 7 & 21, March 7 & 21, April 4 & 18, May 2, 16 & 30.

Free Legal Information Workshops - Legal Help Centre - Noon - 1:00 p.m. - Unit 202 - 393 Portage Ave. Presentations for people representing themselves and who do NOT have a lawyer. There is no income criteria for these workshops. Registration: Phone - 204-258-3096 Email - workshops@legalhelpcentre.ca In person - Tuesdays and Fridays, 1:00 - 4:30 p.m.
  • February 15 - Attending a Small Claims Hearing
  • February 22 - Preparing for Case Conference in Family Court
  • March 15 - After your Small Claims Hearing - Judgement Collection
  • April 12 - The Basics in Estate Administration
  • April 19 - Starting the Small Claims Process

Legal Help Centre - Drop-In Outreach Legal Clinics - 10:00 a.m. - Noon - Millennium Library, 251 Donald St. 
  • February 14
  • March 14
  • April 11

FOR SERVICE IN FRENCH contact :
POUR UN SERVICE EN FRANÇAIS contactez :

le Conseil des francophones 55+ de Winnipeg
phone : 204-793-1054