Community Bulletin-board of Programs & Events

 
Thursday, November 16:7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. - Tanya Talaga in conversation with Jordan Abel - Carol Shield's Auditorium - 4th Floor Millennium Library. Free event. Award-winning journalist Tanya Talaga discusses her new book, Seven Fallen Feathers, with Centre for Creative Writing and Oral Culture Writer-in-Residence Jordan Abel. The book examines the stories of seven Indigenous high school students who went missing in Thunder Bay. 

Tuesday, November 21: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. - Happy Gut (Yep, Talking About Digestion) - Sherbrook Pool, 381 Sherbrook St. Part of the Free Healthy Aging Series hosted by the Downtown Healthy Aging Resource Team. To register call: 204-940-8140.

Friday, November 24: Noon - 1:15 p.m. - Travel Talks - Italy - Carol Shield's Auditorium - 4th Floor Millennium Library. Free event. Travel with Ron Pradinuk of the Winnipeg Free Press, through the provinces of Umbria, Tuscany, and Veneto, all the way into the Swiss Italian province of Ticino.

Saturday, November 25: 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. - Caregiving Information, Tips, and Local Resources - Sturgeon Creek Retirement Residences, 10 Hallonquist Dr. $25 to be paid at the door. Are your parents aging, and needing more help? Are you supporting an aging friend or family member? Do you work with Seniors and their families? Learn about navigating the health system, managing difficult family conversations, handling stress, Home Care, tax credits, Powers of Attorney and health care directives, and housing options. Please register, by email: wherenext@shaw.ca or by phone: 204-477-1387.

Tuesday, November 28: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. - Tips on De-cluttering Your Home - Sherbrook Pool, 381 Sherbrook St. Part of the Free Healthy Aging Series hosted by the Healthy Aging Resource Team. To register call: 204-940-8140.

Wednesday, November 29: 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Planning for Retirement - West End Library. Free event. Hear about why you need a retirement plan, how much you need to save, and strategies to meet your goals. Discover the benefits of employee pension plans, non-registered investments, and tax deferral/saving opportunities such as RRSP, TFSA, CPP, OAS, and GIS. Presented by the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada.

Thursday, November 30: Noon - 1:00 p.m. - Tips on De-cluttering Your Home - Buchwald Room - Millennium Library. Free event. Join Amy Krahn and Janice Brickey from the Healthy Aging Resource Team as they provide tips on tackling clutter as well as resources that may help.

Thursday, November 30: Noon - Birthday Party and Lunch of the Month - Clifton Community Club. Members $6, Non-Members $8. Must register in advance. For more information or to register, please call 204-599-6672 or email wealc2014@gmail.com

Saturday, December 2: 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. - Ready My Heart, Preparing for Advent  - Butterfly Journeys, 196 Canora St. Cost: $90, includes lunch and wreath supplies. Come and learn about focal practices that can help direct our attention to the awe and wonder of the season in gentle ways. This retreat will also include a wreath making workshop. Basic supplies are included. However, if you wish to include special elements, feel free to bring them along! Register by November 21st. For more information or to register, please call Laura at 204-489-7016.  

December 11 - 15: 12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Sounds of the Season - Lobby of the Millennium Library. Free. Ring in the Holiday Season with concerts from Winnipeg school choirs.

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.

Bereavement Group - Tuesdays, November 14th - January 9th, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. - Jewish Child and Family Service, Asper Jewish Community Campus, 123 Doncaster St. A non-denominational program to provide support, education and healing for those who have experienced the death of a loved one.To participate, contact Shelley at 204-477-7430 or slevit@jcfswinnipeg.org

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! Oct. 18, Nov. 1, 15, 29, Dec. 13, 27.

Movies at the Library - Sundays starting at 2:00 p.m. - Carol Shield's Auditorium - Millennium Library. Free. 
  • November 12 - The Zookeeper's Wife
  • November 19 - Merchants of Doubt
  • November 26 - The Road Forward
  • December 3 - A United Kingdom
  • December 10 - The Salt of the Earth
  • December 17 - We Were Children

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