Community Bulletin-board of Programs & Events  


Programs & Events

Wednesday, January 24: Noon - 1:00 p.m. - Mindsets Matter: The Psychology of Aging Well - Centre on Aging, Millennium Library, 251 Donald St. Free. 

Thursday, January 25: Noon - Tasteless and Tacky Potluck Birthday Party - West End Active Living Centre, 1315 Strathcona St. Registration required. Call 204-599-6672 or email wealc2014@gmail.com

Saturday, January 27: 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. - Folk Festival in the City: With a Little Help from My Friends - TD New & Noted Area, Millennium Library, 251 Donald St. Free. An intimate workshop featuring Maddy Rogers, Carly Dow and Daniel Peloquin-Hopfner.  

Wednesday, January 31: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Computer Workshop: Email Basics - Computer Training Lab, Millennium Library, 251 Donald St. Free. Learn to receive and open, reply to, format, and send email. Registration required, call 204-986-6779.

Saturday, February 3: 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Healing and Wholeness in the Celtic Christian Tradition - Butterfly Journeys, 196 Canora St. $90. Includes lunch and retreat materials. Registration required by January 22. For more information or to register, call 204-489-7016 or email Anam.Charaid.soul.friend@gmail.com

Tuesday, February 20: Noon - 12:45 p.m. - Personal Health Information - Dr. Anne Smigel Room, Millennium Library, 251 Donald St. Free. Micheal Harding from the Legislative Unit of Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living will outline the obligations of health information trustees (including hospitals, medical clinics, and other health care providers) to protect personal health information. He will outline the rights of individuals to access their personal health information that is maintained by trustees. Registration required, call 204-986-6779.

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. 

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".


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.


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! January 24, 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.
  • January 25 - Starting the Small Claims Process
  • 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