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February - March, 2019

RURAL MANITOBA, CANADA

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EVENTS

STEINBACH, MB - Recreation Opportunities for Children (ROC) - Semi-annual Book Faire, Mar. 20, 21, 22 and 23, at Clearspring Mall in Steinbach. Hours: Wed. Thur. and Fri., 9 am-9 pm. Sat., 9 am-4 pm. Info: moni@roceastman.ca or 204-422-6948

WINNIPEG, MB- Manitoba Genealogical Society Research Committee - is offering Free Third Thur. Research Days for a 2 hour session, 1-3 pm. Next opening is Mar. 21. Register for your spot at research@mbgenealogy.com at least 7 days prior to your desired session. Located at MGS Resource Centre, Unit E - 1045 St. James St. (corner of Brick Furniture parking lot).

BRANDON, MB - Nifty Needlers - “Art of Quilting” - 2019 Quilt Show, Fri. & Sat. Apr. 26 & 27, 10 am-4:30 pm, at Riverview Curling Club, 420 Maryland Ave. Adm. $5/day. Featured Quilter: Barb Walker, Junior Quilters Section. Quilt Raffle and Silent Auction. Proceeds to the Brandon Regional Health Centre Foundation

COOKS CREEK, MB - Active Aging in Manitoba (AAIM) - Aiming for Wellness, a Mental Health and Wellness Workshop for Older Adults, Apr. 25, 10 am-3 pm. Registration begins 9:30 am. Cooks Creek C.C., 30 026 Zora Rd., 1/4 mile east of Hwy. 212. Topics: Active Living, Tai Chi, Managing medications, Personal responsibility in the Health Care System, Healthy Eating, Exercise options. Displays. $5/person includes lunch. Register: 204-853-7582 or springfieldseniors@mymts.net

SPRINGFIELD, MB - Springfield Services to Seniors - 204-853-7582, springfieldseniors@mymts.net - Feb. 23: Cooks Creek Pancake Breakfast; Feb. 25: Dugald Seniors Exercise, 10 am, Dugald Estates, Pickleball, 6 pm, Oakbank Elementary.

SPRINGFIELD, MB - Springfield Seniors - Mondays: Dugald Seniors Exercise Program, 10 am, at Dugald Estates; Pickle Ball, 6 pm, Oakbank Elementary; 204-853-7582, springfieldseniors@mymts.net.

ST. ANDREWS, MB - St. Andrews Heritage Centre and Red River North Tourism - Learn about "Seed Starting," Feb. 23, 10 am, at the Age Friendly Building, 6 Riverview St., St. Andrews. The Rectory Master Gardeners will show you how to start your own plants. Registration required. $5/person. To register: www.standrewsrectory.ca

STEINBACH - Pat Porter Active Living Centre (10 Chrysler Gate) - We offer Programs, Games, Events, Volunteer Opportunities, Outings, Meal On Wheels, Mobility Equipment, Lifelines and ERIK Kits, etc. Reception 204-320-4600, Lynda (Program + Volunteer Coordinator) 204-320-4603.

STONEWALL, MB - si55Plus - Oddfellows Hall (O.F. Hall), 374-1st St. W., Stonewall. 204-467-2582: Potluck & Games afternoon Call for info; Community Volunteer Income Tax Program, low invoice filing assistance, drop off service only Mar. 1-Apr. 26, 10 am-3 pm (Tue-Fri). Call for more info; Afternoon Cribbage Tournament, Mon. Mar. 4, 1 pm. Individual play, $5 at door, no pre-registration, O.F. Hall. Call for info; Shamrock Luncheon, Wed. Mar. 13, noon, O.F. Hall. Hot Roast beef dinner followed by live entertainment by Kirk Leavesly. Advance tickets $20 required, avail. at 55 Plus. Ticket deadline Mar. 8; Bus Trip, Shopping at Grant Park mall, depart 55 Plus 9:30 am; Presentation: Abandoned Manitoba, with Dr. Gordon Goldborough, Thur. Mar. 28, 1 pm, at O.F. Hall. Call for info; Needle Felting, Fri. Mar. 29, 2 pm, O.F. Hall. Call to register; Discover Owls, presentation with Jim Duncan, Thur. Apr. 18, 1 pm, O.F. Hall. Call for info; Accumulative Cribbage Tournament, Apr. 10-May 1, 7 pm, partner play. Register your team at si55Plus or call 204-467-2582; Pickleball, Tue’s 7 pm Stonewall Collegiate, Thur’s 7:15 pm, Stonewall Centennial School. Drop in welcome. Call for info.

STONEWALL, MB - Stonewall Kinettes Club - A great way for women to ‘Grow, Learn, Make Friends, and Have Fun.’ Kinettes meet 3rd Thur. of mo., except July & Aug. Help plan fun events, such as Ladies Night Out, and other activities to help raise funds to serve the community’s greatest needs in Stonewall and surrounding communities in the Interlake. Call Marilyn Kenney at 204-467-2728 for info.

 

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VOLUNTEER

Canadian Red Cross - seeking Volunteer Photographer to support the Manitoba Communications Department with professional photography services. Volunteer will work independently and opt for tasks when it fits their schedule. All images will remain the sole property of the Canadian Red Cross. The entire posting can be found at redcross.ca under the volunteer section. Deadline to apply is Dec. 31/19. Info: vrs@redcross.ca or call 604-709-6600

EMERSON-FRANKLIN - Emerson-Franklin Senior Services - Volunteers needed: Congregate Meal Program, Handi-van drivers, Medical drivers, Friendly visits and safety checks. Call Lorri: 204-427-2869

RITCHOT - Ritchot Senior Services - (serving seniors 50+ in the RM of Ritchot and Lorette) - Need people to be on our list of available drivers, friendly visitors, housekeepers etc. Call Janice: 204-883-2880 or email: Ritchotseniors@mymts.net

SEINE RIVER - Seine River Services for Seniors - gratefully accepting donations of slightly used mobility aids such as rolling and standard walkers, crutches, canes, wheelchairs and bath chairs to assist elderly in need. Call 204-424-5285.

SELKIRK, MB - Tudor House Personal Care Home - Looking for Volunteers to assist with Recreation Programs, Rose Bistro Tuck Shop, Activities, Friendly visiting. Also Nursing Volunteers/companions, Palliative Care Volunteers, Office Volunteers and grounds and gardening Volunteers are needed. Call 204-482-6601 Ext:21.

SELKIRK, MB - Betel Home (Selkirk) - Looking for volunteers for afternoons and Thur. evenings. Contact Matt Mutcheson for info: 204-482-5469 ext. 20956 or mmutcheson@ierha.ca

 

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PROGRAMS / SERVICES

WINNIPEG & RURAL MB - A&O: Support Services for Older Adults - Senior Centre Without Walls. Telephone Group Activities For Manitobans in a fun and interactive atmosphere. Register anytime. Programming is free. Participants call into a toll-free line. Info: 204-956-6400

BEAUSEJOUR - Beau-Head Senior Center - Mon. Chi Gong, Chair Exercise, 10 am. Crib 7 pm; Tues. Crib, 1 pm; Wed. Line Dancing 10 am. (beginners welcome) Bingo 1 pm; Thur. Whist 1 pm. 645 Park St. Beausejour 204-268-2444, beauhead@mymts.net

BRANDON - Prairie Oasis Senior Centre - Meals on Wheels program, Mon-Fri, 9 am-4 pm. Wknd delivery can be arranged. Meals $9. Volunteers needed. We gratefully accept grants and donations. To sign up or to volunteer: 204-727-6641

DAUPHIN - Dauphin Multi-Purpose Senior Centre-Seniors 55+ - members and non-members. Exercises, floor games, quilting, scrabble, sip and stitch, bingo, crib night, community chorus. Special events: Police Academy, dinner and a movie night, dances. Congregate meal program at the Centre - Tue, Wed, Fri. Lifeline, cancer society Transportation Program, fee for service contact list, Erik kits, help with paperwork. Facility available to rent. www.dauphinseniors.com, 204-638-6485

EAST ST. PAUL 55+ Activity Centre -(262 Hoddinott) - Area residents welcome to play cribbage Tues., whist Fri. Also: pool, quilting and stitchery, art group, table and floor shuffleboard, book club, yoga, potluck suppers and casino trips. 204-654-3082 (msg).

EMERSON-FRANKLIN - Emerson-Franklin Senior Services - For seniors with disabilities, to assist in maintaining independent living. Services: Luncheons/Dinners, Walking Group, Bingo, etc., friendly visiting and checks, transportation, shopping, foot care clinics, home maint. including housekeeping, heavy cleaning, gardening, home repair, Victoria Lifeline, E.R.I.K. kits, mobility equipment (loan service), congregate meal program (3x/wk), Meals on Wheels for shut-ins. 204-427-2869

GIMLI - New Horizons 55+ Activity Centre - Gimli - New Horizons 55+ Activity Centre - We provide a pleasant place for recreation, relaxation and companionship and encourage all members to remain active and socially connected while maintaining their physical and mental health. 30+ Activities plus Social Events, Workshops, Tours, Clinics, Volunteer Opportunities, etc. Visit www.gimlinewhorizons.com for monthly newsletter. Info: 204-642-7909

ILE DES CHENES Seniors/Grande Pointe - Yoga, Mondays, 10 am. Indoor Walking, Mon., Wed. & Fri, 9-10 am. 204-878-3482 or 878-2728, 253-0856, 878-9562.

INTERLAKE North Eastman - Services to Seniors programs include: transportation, friendly visiting/phone calls, assistance with filling out forms, foot care, housekeeping, yard work, minor home repairs, Meals on Wheels, Congregate Meals, Lifeline, ERIK, errands, etc. Volunteer opportunities avail. Call for info: Arborg and District Seniors Resource Council 376-3494; Ashern Living Independence for Elders 768-2187; Brokenhead/Beausejour Outreach for Seniors at 268-7300; East Beaches Resource Center (Victoria Beach) 756-6471; Eriksdale Community Resource Council 739-2697; Fisher Branch Seniors Resource Council 372-8703; Gimli Seniors Resource Council 642-7297; Lundar Community Resource Council 762-5378; Riverton & District Seniors Resource 378-2460; St. Laurent Senior Resource Council 646-2504; Selkirk - Selkirk & District Senior Resource Council Inc. 785-2737; Stonewall - South Interlake Seniors Resource Council 467-2719; Springfield Services to Seniors 853-7582; Teulon and District Seniors Resource Council 886-2570; Two Rivers Senior Resource Council, Lac du Bonnet 345-1227, Pinawa 753-2962 or Whitemouth/Reynolds 348-4610 or Winnipeg River Resource Council 367-9128

MONTCALM, MB - Montcalm Service to Seniors (S.A.A.M) - Meal program with activities and musical entertainment in/at Letellier-Hall Fridays. Joanne: 204-304-0551 or email: jbarnabe@hotmail.ca

NOTRE DAME DE LOURDES/SAINT-LEON - Notre Dame de Lourdes/Saint-Léon /Ensemble Chez Soi - Services: parking permits, congregate meal programs 5x/wk at the manor, internet research, info/health sessions, light housekeeping, Alzheimer’s support group, palliative care, transportation, help with documents, friendly visits/calls, spiritual services, equipment rental, E.R.I.K. kits, lifeline, mobile library, yard work. Coordinator Bev Collet: 204-248-7291 or ensemble@
mymts.net. Our goal is to assist seniors and the disabled to maintain their independence. We are always looking for volunteers to help with these programs.

PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE - Herman Prior Centre - Members and non-members. Mon to Fri meal program (register by 11 am); Mon. Painting, Line Dancing, Scrabble, Resistance Band, Cribbage, Clogging and Tai Chi.; Tues. Euchre, Bridge and Prairie Wildfire Line Dancing; Wed. Cribbage and Tai Chi; Thurs. Foot Care Clinic, Whist, Weaving, Bridge and Square Dancing; Fri. Foot Care Clinic, Floor Curling and Floor Shuffleboard. Low income tax return filing assistance, regular Blood Pressure Clinics, and Stroke Survivors, Book Club, Geneology and Natural History meetings. Special events (trips to RMTC, Celebrations Dinner Theatre, etc.). Contact Hope or Chris: 204-857-6951, hp55plus@mymts.net

SEINE RIVER (La Broquerie) - Seine River Services for Seniors - The Philips Lifeline Medical Alert Service provides simple, fast access to highly trained, caring Response Associates at the push of a button, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. E.R.I.K., Foot care, Transportation service, Friendly Visiting, Shopping trips. Juliette Rowan: 204-424-5285

Les services rivière seine pour aînés - Les membres du conseil d'administration de Services Rivère Seine pour Aînés vous invitent à faire don de vos aides à la mobilité qui sont légèrement utilisées, pour aider les personnes âgées qui ont des besoins particuliers au niveau des déplacements. Voici l'équipement nécessaire: des marchettes (standards ou roulantes), béquilles, cannes, fauteuils roulants et sièges de bain pour baignoires. Nous voulons offrir à nos aînés un choix d'équipement qui leur fournira un peu plus de stabilité. 204-424-5285

SELKIRK - Gordon Howard Centre (384 Eveline St) - Seniors! Stay healthy, active and connected. We offer hobby workshops, fitness classes, recreational programs, volunteer opportunities and more. Also, special events, such as outings, seasonal meals and presentations. Please visit www.gordonhoward.ca or call 204-785-2092

STEINBACH - Pat Porter Active Living Centre - Programs, activities, services and volunteer opportunities, striving to promote healthy and active living for mature adults of the southeast region. Programs/Activities $2 fee, non-members $4. Some free programs avail. Memberships $30. Hrs: Mon-Fri, 8:30-4 pm. 204-320-4603 or 320-4600. More info: www.patporteralc.com

STONEWALL, MB - Quarry Toastmasters - Face your fears of public speaking. Meetings at Stonewall Collegiate library, 7:15-8:45 pm. We all work together. You’re not alone. Contact Brenda: 204-467-5088

VICTORIA BEACH - East Beaches Senior Scene - #3 Ateah Rd, Victoria Beach. Various programs, activities and special events open to those in the East Beaches community. For membership or volunteer opportunities, contact Tammi Kelly, Program Coordinator: 204-756-6468, email: ssinc1@mts.net, www.ebseniorscene.ca

WEST ST. PAUL - Seniors Programs - Yoga/Pilates; Zumba Gold 55+; Stitch 'n B**** - Knitting / Crochet Group. Info:
Sunova Centre: 204-336-0294, or
recreation@weststpaul.com



February - March, 2019

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA, CANADA

EVENTS

The Manitoba Coin Club - meets 4th Wed. each mo. (except Dec, July & Aug), 7 pm (1-1/2 hrs approx.), at the Fort Rouge Leisure Centre, 625 Osborne. Frequently there is a Coin auction. Call Barré W. Hall: 204-296-6498

Red River Coin & Stamp Shows - 2nd Sunday ea. month except July & Aug., 10 am-4 pm, at the Charterhouse Hotel. Free adm. All welcome. Coins, Bank Notes, tokens, bullion, Canadian and Foreign, Buy or sell. Come with paper, leave with Gold. Call Andy Zook: 204-482-6366

Manitoba Genealogical Society Research Committee - is offering Free Third Thur. Research Days for a 2 hour session, 1-3 pm. Next opening is Mar. 21. Register for your spot at research@mbgenealogy.com at least 7 days prior to your desired session. Located at MGS Resource Centre, Unit E - 1045 St. James St. (corner of Brick Furniture parking lot).

The Winnipeg Model Railroad Club - Open House and Train Show, Apr. 6-7, Sat. 10-5, Sun 10-4. Charleswood Legion, 6003 Roblin Blvd. Admission by donation. Proceeds to support St. Amant.

St. James Cemetery on Portage Ave. - Visit this historic site any time as the gate at 525 Tylehurst St. is always open. Friends of Cemetery 204-470-1917 or hgbirt@shaw.ca

Winnipeg Public Library - To view the monthly newsletter, visit http://wpl.winnipeg.ca and click on the ‘At The Library Newsletter’ cover image on the home page. View the Program and Events Calendar under the ‘What’s Happening’ link along the left side of the home page. Kanopy, an online streaming service with a catalogue of 30,000+ classic movies, documentaries and independent films, is free with your library card, at winnipeg.ca/library. Search “Kanopy”.

Red Hat Society in Manitoba - www.redhatsmanitoba.com

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HEALTH/WELLBEING

ALS - Cornflower Ball - The Accidental Tourist, Sat. Apr. 27. For info/tickets: 204-831-1510 or www.alsmb.ca

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DINNERS/LUNCHEONS

The Women’s Canadian Club of Winnipeg - Luncheon - Feb. 21, 12 noon, at the RBC Convention Centre. Speaker: Tessa Blaikie Whitecloud - a fearless advocate for social justice in Manitoba. Topic: "One Just City". Cost $28. Reservations and info: 204-663-5657 or wccwinnipeg@gmail.com

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SALES/CRAFT SHOWS

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MUSIC

St.George's Anglican Parish (Transcona) - St. Patrick's Day Bash, Mar. 16, starting at 7:30 pm, at the Transcona Legion, 117 Regent Ave. E. Live band, silent auction, draws. Tickets $10, Phone/email church: 204-222-1942, stgeo321@gmail.com

St Andrews River Heights United Church - The Fabulous Fifties! Sing and Swing, Mar. 8 & 9 at 255 Oak St. 3 Shows: Fri. Mar. 8, 7:30 pm, Sat. Mar. 9, 1:30 and 7:30 pm. Tickets $20 with reserved cabaret seating. Call church office 204-488-1130 or order online at Eventbrite.ca

Camerata Nova -The Prairie Songbook will be performed twice on March 9 at 7 pm and 10 pm and again on March 10 at 3 pm at Park Theatre (698 Osborne) in Winnipeg. Great folk and pop standards as well as recent tunes by cool, local artists. From The Wailin’ Jennys to The Guess Who, from Joni Mitchell to Royal Canoe, from KD Lang to JP Hoe, with the help of a 4-piece house band of talented musicians. Tickets at cameratanova.com, McNally Robinson, at door or call 204-918-4547. Purchase the last two concerts of Camerata Nova’s 2018-2019 season at the special price of $50 for adults, $40 for seniors and $20 for under 30s (or, for two, $90, $70 and $30). See cameratanova.com for details.

Seniors’ Choral Society - Inviting new members. Practice Mondays, 10 am-12 noon, at McClure Place, 533 Greenwood Place. Auditions may be a possibility. Concerts held in spring and several weeks before Christmas at local seniors complexes and PCH’s. Info: 204-669-5570 or www.seniorschoralsociety.ca

Winnipeg Male Chorus - It is not too late to join a new season of singing with the 40 Winnipeg Male Chorus members. Join us Mondays, 7 pm at Fort Garry United Church for a season of mostly new music that we will sing in personal care homes and at our Spring Sing in May. More info: www.wpgmalechorus.org

St. Amant - Musical items needed for music group supporting two ladies in a Day Program. Community members welcome. Needed are tambourines, shakers, maracas, bells, triangles, drums, xylophones, chimes, rain sticks and hand cymbals and any spare children’s CD’s or sing-a-long CD’s. Please email kstefanyshyn@stamant.ca. We can pick up in Wpg. Your donations are greatly appreciated. SALES/CRAFT SHOWS
St. Andrew's Anglican Church - Christmas Craft & Vendor Sale, Sat. Dec. 8, 10-3 pm, in Church hall, 2700 Portage Ave. Vendors, craft tables, baking and more!

Whirlaway Westerners Square Dance Club - Learn Modern Square Dancing Fridays at the Kirkfield-Westwood C.C.,
165 Sansome Ave in St. James. 7-9:30 pm. Singles, couples & new dancers welcome. First 3 dances are free. 204-831-8954

Seniors’ Choral Society - Inviting new members. Practice Mondays, 10 am-12 noon, at McClure Place, 533 Greenwood Place. No auditions. Concerts held in spring and several weeks before Christmas. Perform at local seniors complexes and PCH’s. Info: 204-669-5570 or ww.seniorschoralsociety.ca

The Happy Homesteaders - Senior men sing a capella barbershop harmony. Perform in various senior venues, afternoons only. Recruiting for tenors, leads, baritones, & basses. Rehearsals Mon’s, 1:30-3:30 pm in Legion (lower level), 426 Osborne, Sept.-May. 204-888-4214

La chorale des Intrépides - Recruiting French Speaking Choral Singers to share their talent or simply to sing. Practices Thursdays, 7-9:30 pm, at Collège Louis Riel, 585 St-Jean-Baptiste St. If interested: intrepides.manitoba@gmail.com

55+ Dance Club - Mondays, 1-3 pm, in Legion Hall, 134 Marion St. Old-time live band resumes Sept. 10. 204-233-5892

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SPORTS/FITNESS/GAMES

West Kildonan Seniors Recreation Club - Join our co-ed,daytime, fun, 50plus Curling league at the West St. Paul Curling Club. Beginners welcome, we’ll teach you. 1 or 2 games/wk, 4 rounds/season. Play as many games you like. Openings all season. Visit: www.wksrs.com or 204-914-4394, or email wkscurling@gmail.com

The Pembina Oldtimers Curling League - (Men’s 55 plus-weekday afternoons) is looking for curlers for our 4th round (10 Games Feb 8-Mar 15) at the Pembina Curling Club, 1341 Pembina Hwy. Two games/wk, alternating btw Mon, Wed and Fri, 1 pm. Teams established by random selection per round. Or start by sparing. More info: pembinaoldtimerscurling.com, contact@pembinaoldtimerscurling.com or call Herman 204-253-7633 or Murray 204-269-6259.

Fort Garry Senior Men's Curling - requires curlers 50 yrs & up. We curl 2 games/wk, Mon & Wed, 1 pm. All levels, individuals, teams, stick curlers, beginners - we will teach you. Various participation options. Fee $195/36 games, includes two banquets. Info and registration, Richard: 204-256-5886

Tuesday Ladies Who Bowl 10-pin bowling league - is accepting new members, all ages, all levels of play. Bowl once/wk, or drop in. Starts Oct. 9. Contact: Lynne 204-298-9600 or lducharm@live.ca

Lady Bowlers - Fridays, 12:45 pm at Polo Park. Ladies of all ages and levels welcome. If you’ve never bowled before, come give us a try. We play for fun. If you can’t come every week, come spare with us. $10/week includes Christmas luncheon, and April wind-up includes lunch and prizes. Call/Text 204-770-3903

Deer Lodge Antlers Senior Men’s Curling - Mon., Wed. or Fri., 10 am at Deer Lodge. Spare or full time positions available. More info contact Bryan at 204-889-6577 or bcrandell@mts.net

Wildewood Senior Men's Curling - New curlers and spares are invited to join us every Mon. and Wed., 1-3 pm at Granite Curling Club. For info and applications: Charlie 204-269-7998.

Deer Lodge Wednesday Ladies Curling - Wednesdays, 1 pm, at Deer Lodge. New curlers, intermediate curlers and Skips needed for our League. Full- or part-time or 1/2 year spots avail. and a Spare List too. 204-837-6679 or pthgehb@yahoo.ca

Deer Lodge Community Centre - Gentle Yoga with Doreen Wuckert, Mondays, Sept. 10-Dec. 3, 323 Bruce Ave. E. $8 for registered, $10 drop-in. To register or for info: 204-837-9613 or dwuckert@shaw.ca

Downtown Connection 55+ Resource - Free info and fitness sessions: Healthy Aging on a Budget, Studio Central Art Class, etc., Oct. 16, 17, 18, 10 am at Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex, 999 Sargent Ave (Call To Register: 204-940-8140); A&O Programs, Foot care, dancing exercises, Oct. 23, 24, 25, 11 am (info session) & 12 pm (Fitness demo). No registration required. Call the Healthy Aging Resource Team 204-940-8140

The Pembina Oldtimers Men’s Curling League - 1341 Pembina Hwy. Season consists of 4 rounds, each round 10 games. Two games/wk, alternating btw Mon., Wed. & Fri. at 1 pm, Oct-Mar. More info: pembinaoldtimerscurling.com,
contact@pembinaoldtimerscurling.com or call Herman Adrian: 204-253-7633 or Murray Ballance: 204-269-6259

Manitoba Provincial Rifle Assoc. (MPRA) - The MPRA Senior’s Air Gun program, Wednesdays, 11 am, at the indoor air gun range at 711 Leola St. Rifles and Pistols are supplied. Our range is one of the best in North America with “State of the Art” electronic targets (SIUS). This is a sport that can be enjoyed your whole life. Gord: 204-415-7919 or 204-771-1987

Gwen Secter Creative Living Centre - (1588 Main) Looking for Bridge Players, Tuesdays, 1-3 pm. 204-339-1701

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Canadian Red Cross - seeking Volunteer Photographer to support the Manitoba Communications Department with professional photography services. Volunteer will work independently and opt for tasks when it fits their schedule. All images will remain the sole property of the Canadian Red Cross. The entire posting can be found at redcross.ca under the volunteer section. Deadline to apply is Dec. 31/19. Info: vrs@redcross.ca or call 604-709-6600

The Canadian Red Cross Society - seeking Emergency Response Team Site Manager Volunteer. Understanding of the Red Cross’ role in disaster response, relief and recovery as well as computer literacy are mandatory. Email VRS@redcross.ca or call 1-844-818-2155 for info.

Actionmarguerite St. Boniface, 185 Despins Street - Volunteers needed to transport residents in wheelchairs to their in-house appointments, incl. Mass. Mon-Fri, Sun AM’s. Volunteer Services 204-235-2111; service@actionmarguerite.ca

Actionmarguerite St. Vital, 450 River Road - Volunteers needed to help Recreation staff, outings (shopping), Mass, transport residents in wheelchairs to in-house appointments. Mon-Sat. Volunteer Services 204-235-2111; service@actionmarguerite.ca

The North Centennial Seniors Assoc. - Seeking volunteers for their Grandma and Grandpa Swim Program, Tue. Mornings, Oct.-June. We are looking for friendly outgoing seniors to play an active role in the pool enjoying swim and play activities with preschoolers. Contact: ncsc@shaw.ca or 204-582-0066

Caregiving with Confidence - Volunteer drivers needed to take clients in SW Wpg. for appt’s, shopping, etc. Compensation for gas/pkg provided. Male Respite Volunteers needed Tue. afternoons for Caregivers Program in W. Kildonan. 204-452-9491

Deer Lodge Centre, 2109 Portage Ave - Volunteers needed for daytime recreation programs, physiotherapy dept., cafeteria, coffee program, PRIME and Get-a-way community programs, daytime medical escorts (no driving required). Joy: 204-831-2912 or email: jtanchuk@deerlodge.mb.ca

Misericordia Health Centre - Volunteers needed for reg. shifts in Gift Shop - Call 204-788-8134, and to escort and stay with residents while attending spiritual services inside the same building, Thur. or Fri.’s, 10-11:30 am. Call 204-788-8132, or online at www.misericordia.mb.ca/volunteer or apply in person. Free parking provided.

Victoria Lifeline - Home Service Representative - Volunteers needed to explain and set up the Lifeline equipment in people’s homes in Wpg. Must have car, mileage reimbursed. Melissa: 204-956-6773 or email msitter@vgh.mb.ca

Meals on Wheels - If you got the wheels, we got the meals! We are looking for volunteers in the following areas: Downtown, Point Douglas, Seven Oaks and Transcona. Drivers receive an honorarium. 204-956-7711 or www.mealswinnipeg.com

Kildonan MCC Thrift Shop - Volunteer in a professional environment and have fun! Located at 445 Chalmers Ave. Call or email: meaganvarndell.kmts@gmail.com and 204-668-0967

The Bereavement Care Program of Concordia Hospital - seeking Grief Support Volunteers to provide telephone grief support to family members of people who have died at the Hospital. Ideal for a person with a health care, ministry or counseling background. Flexible 4 hrs/wk. Work from home. Bob Milks: 204-661-7402, bmilks@concordiahospital.mb.ca

Manitoba Institute for Patient Safety (MIPS) - Volunteer opportunities. Visit mips.ca ‘About Us’ to learn about our Volunteer Program. admin@mips.ca or 204-927-6477.

Southeast Personal Care Home - Volunteers needed to assist with recreation programs at 1265 Lee Blvd - days, eve’s, wknd’s. Call 204-269-7111 Ext. 2225

Vista Park Lodge Personal Care Home - in St. Vital - Volunteers needed. Contact: Caitlin Liewicki: cliewicki@extendicare.com

HSC Winnipeg - Volunteers welcome in patient and support areas, 7 days a week. Free parking or bus tickets. Call 204-787-3533 or email: volunteer@hsc.mb.ca

Parkview Place, Long Term Care by Southeast Personal Care Home - is looking for volunteers during the day, evening or the weekend to assist with the recreation programs. Call 204-269-7111 ext. 2247.

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WINNIPEG, MANITOBA, CANADA:

PROGRAMS / SOCIAL ACTIVITIES

The High Steppers Seniors Club - Craft/Vendor Show & Mini Tea, Sat. Apr. 6, 11 am-3 pm, Winakwa Community Centre, 980 Winakwa Road in Windsor Park. Free Adm. Rainbow Raffle, a 50/50 draw, Mini Tea for refreshments. Room for over 30 vendors. Table rentals, call Bev: 204-799-5099

Wpg Polish Legion Br 246, 1335 Main St. - Happy Hour 3-7 pm daily Mon-Sat, Senior Lunch & Dance - Weds, 12:30-3 pm, $10; Fri. Meat Draws, 5-9pm; Karaoke, Fri./Sat, 8-midnite; Chase the Ace - Sat, 10 pm. Hall Rental. Call Br: 204-589-5493 for more info.

Bleak House Senior Centre - 1637 Main St. - Mon. 12:30 pm whist, Tue. 10 am coffee and conversation, 11.45 am Lunch, 1 pm Bingo - Ceramics Thur. 12:30 pm Cribbage, Friday 9:30 am Quilting. 204-338-4723

Together Time Drop in - Get Together, 2nd Thur. of mo. Next: Feb. 14, 1:30-3 pm, 207 Thompson Dr. (Prairie Spirit United Church). Cards, table games, conversation, light refreshments. Free, All welcome. Info: Chris: 204-895-7410

Pembina Active Living (PAL) 55+ - New members welcome. Drop-in activities: Bowling, men’s breakfast, bridge, afternoon movie, LunchPALS. Upcoming special events: Computer class “Photo editing” - Mon. Feb. 11, 1 pm; Wellness presentation “Mature drivers’ workshop”, presented by Safety Services MB and MPI - Thur. Feb. 21, 1 pm; Still Bloomin’ Gardening Club: “Edibles in Planters” with Dave Hanson from Sage Gardens - Thur. Feb. 28, 1 pm; Coffee PALs - Fri. Mar. 1, 1 pm at Access Fort Garry. Info: www.pal55plus.com, office@pal55plus.com or 204-946-0839

McBeth House (a non-profit organization for seniors and community) - Various activities. Mon. morning drop in rsvp, Yoga, 50+ 2-3 pm, 6-7:30 pm, 204-479-4857; Tue. Cribbage 6:30-8:30; 1st Wed. of mo. Book Club, 204-654-1109; Thu., Painting/crafts 10-2, Quilting 6:30-9 pm; Sat. Bridge 1-4 pm. Info: 204-339-0432
or mcbethhousecentre@shaw.ca

Senior Achievers - Meet 3rd Thur. 1-3 pm at 618 Selkirk Ave. Bingo, 50/50, meat draws, door prizes, coffee. Call Pat: 204-414-5360 for more info.

Brooklands Active Living Centre - Floor Curling, Carpet Bowling, Whist - Wed’s, 7 pm, 1960 William Ave. 204-632-8367

St. Matthews Maryland Community Ministry - Seniors Art Workshop Wednesdays, 12:30-2:30 pm, instruction and supplies provided, no experience necessary. Seniors Health and Wellness program Fridays, 11 am-1 pm. Different wellness activities ea. week. Healthy snacks provided. All welcome. 365 McGee St., www.stmatthewsmaryland.ca,
204-774-3957

Beyond Belief AA - 1 hr. closed meeting, Wed. nights, 6:30 pm. Blue doors open by 6:10, basement of United Church, 613 St. Mary’s Rd. We welcome agnostics, freethinkers, atheists and others for anonymous, alcoholism/recovery support. Call Cathy M. for info: 204-981-5055

MB Christian Writer’s Assoc. (MCWA) - Meets 10 Sat. afternoons/yr. Writers of all levels welcome. Annual membership $25. Drop-in $3/mtg. Meetings: 1:30-4 pm, Oct. 6, Nov. 3, Dec. 1, Jan. 5, Feb. 9, Mar. 2, Apr. 5, May 4, June 1, at Bleak House Centre, 1637 Main St. Info: Frieda 204-256-3642, Bev 1-204-326-7286

Meadowood United Church - Handiworks Crafters Group, 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of mo, 2 pm. Started Sept. 11. Quilter’s Group, every Thur., noon at Meadowood Church, 1111 Dakota St. $35 fee/year. 204-256-7002

South Winnipeg Family Community Drop-In -Seniors meet Wed’s, 9:30-11:30 am at 800 Point Rd. Includes coffee, snacks, conversation, activities. Call 204-284-9311

Elmwood EK active Living Centre - Café: Wed. 10:30-noon. Coffee and treats $1. Come and see what other events and activities the Centre has to offer. ie: Community Woodshop (including a Ladies at 10:30 Fridays), Hand & Foot Canasta, Carpet Bowling, floor curling (Mon. 1-3) and many more. 180 Poplar @ Brazier. Membership $20. 204-669-0750 or see us on Facebook.

Sturgeon Creek United Church - Fellowship gatherings to meet new people, connect with previous neighbours. We offer games, cards, conversation and serve light refreshments. Every 2nd Thur. of the month, 1:30-3 pm except during July and August. Free of charge. All welcome. 204-895-7410

The Salvation Army Barbara Mitchell Family Resource Centre - Seniors 55+, 51 Morrow Ave, St.Vital. Monday - Drop-In 9:30-11:30 am, Tuesday - S.T.A.R.S. 9:30-11:30 am presentations, monthly birthday lunch, outings, games etc. Wednesday - Steppin' Up FREE Exercise Class 10:00-11:30 am, Thursday - Pickle Ball 9:30-12 noon. Coffee/Tea and snacks provided with each program. For more info, call Sheila: 204-990-2339

Vital Seniors - Monthly Book Club: 204-257-4014, Monthly Board Games: 204-261-8236, Bridge: 204-256-3832, Carpet Bowling: 204-452-2230, Line Dancing: 204-334-3559, Exercise Class: 204-253-0555 (Judy), Monthly Luncheon: 204-255-7508, Scrabble: 204-257-4014, St. Mary Magdalene Church, 3 St. Vital Rd.

Charleswood Adult Day Program - Social Day Program for seniors Transportation and hot lunch provided. Members $17.70/day. Referrals made through WRHA. 204-889-4608 or call your Case Coordinator

Lion's Place Adult Day Program - Social day program for seniors. Transportation & hot lunch provided. Members $17.70/day. Call 784-1229. Referrals made through WRHA at 788-8330, or call Case Coord.

Assiniboia Wood Carvers Association - Woodcarving every Fri. 1-3 pm at Valour CC-Clifton Site, 1315 Strathcona St. Call Mel: 204-661-2213 or Wayne: 204-783-7340

Winnipeg Bladder Cancer Support Group - Bladder Cancer Support Group. Meetings - third Tues. ea. month, 7-8:30 pm at Concordia Village, Bldg. #1, Multi Purpose Rm, 1125 Molson St. Free parking. No pre-registration required.

Seine River Seniors - in Southdale CC. Activities include travel to Moose Jaw spa and the Maritimes, local tours and workshops, monthly birthday lunches, brunches, Celebrations matinees, South Beach casino trips, Assiniboia Downs bingo, Folklorama tours, creative writing, bridge, canasta, cribbage, floral arranging, games, movies, indoor walking, spring tea, and much more. To register, please call 204-253-4599, membership $12

A&O: Support Services for Older Adults - Senior Centre Without Walls (SCWW). Telephone Group Activities For Manitobans providing educational and recreational programming in a fun and interactive atmosphere. Register for programs anytime. Programming is free of charge. Participants call into a toll-free line. Info: 204-956-6400

Manitoba Christian Writer's Assoc. Group - Writers of all levels welcome for education, encouragement and fellowship. Meetings Saturdays, Mar. 3, Apr. 7, May 5, Jun 2/18, 1:30-4 pm, at Bleak House Centre, 1637 Main St., across from Burger King and Mohawk Gas. Annual membership fee $25. Drop-in $3. MCWA. Contact: Frieda 204-256-3642, Bev 204-326-7286

Golden Rule Seniors - Fort Rouge Leisure Centre, 625 Osborne St. Mon. Bingo 1 pm. Tues. Bridge 2 pm. Thurs. Singalong 10 am. Floor shuffleboard 1 pm. Bridge 1 pm. Fri. China painters 10 am. Carpet bowling 1 pm. Wanted Cribbage players for Wed. 1 pm. Call Terry: 204-453-1085

Manor Adult Day Cub - 320 Sherbrook St. We are a pacesetters adult day program for seniors who live in the community who have mild Alzheimers/Dementia. Tues-Fri. Referrals made through WRHA. 204-784-1378

Gwen Secter Creative Living Centre - (1588 Main St.) Shuttle Bus runs Wed. mornings for $15 from the north end and $15 from the South End (members). Transportation from Seven Oaks, Garden City, West Kildonan, Maples & South End. Get lunch, bingo, entertainment, refreshments & transportation home. 204-339-1701

Archwood 55 - Join us for yoga, fitness classes, line dancing, or art instruction. Drop in for a board game, pickleball, floor curling or billiards. Visit our website for a list of luncheons, social activities, informational sessions and bus trips. 565 Guilbault St. Office hrs: Mon-Fri, 9 am-3 pm. 204-416-1067 or archwood55mail@gmail.com www.archwood55plusinc.weebly.com

Prendergast Seniors Club - 906 Cottonwood Rd. Rm.20 - Crib Mon. & Wed., 1-3:30 pm; Whist Thurs., 1-3:30 pm; Mon. luncheons 4th Wed., 12-1 pm. All welcome. Call Joe/Mary: 204-254-8390

Ukrainian Cdn Veterans Br # 141 - Dance to a live band every Sat., 1-4:30 pm. Adm. Includes lite lunch. Chase the Ace Draw ea. Sat. Tickets on sale 3:30-4:25 pm. Draw 4:30 pm. Also 60/40 draw. Call 204-589-6315 ext 103 for future events and information.

Fraternal Order of Eagles - 3459 Pembina Hwy. Cribbage Tues. 1 pm. $100 for a 28 or better hand. Free Coffee; Wed. Bingo, doors open 11:30 am, games 12:55 pm; Sun. Bingo, doors open 5:30, games 6:30 pm. 204-269-4332 after 4:30 Mon-Fri.

The Friends of Library Book Club - Seeks new members. Meet 3rd Tue. ea mo at 10:15 am on 2nd Floor of Millennium Library. Books chosen are available through the library. Membership is free. Call: 204-452-3369 or 204-254-6697 for info.

The PROBUS Club of Winnipeg - is a group for the retired or semi-retired. Info: 204-489-2882, or winnipegprobus85@gmail.com

Dakota 55+ Lazers Senior Centre - Programs: Cribbage, line dancing, floor curling, quilting, fitness, etc. Call: 204-254-1010 ext. 206. WHIST, Wednesdays, 12:30 pm, contact Bob or Fran: 204-257-3172. Jonathan Toews Centre, 1188 Dakota St.

The St. James-Assiniboia 55+ Centre - 3-203 Duffield St. The Centre offers a variety of different programs and services to adults 55+. Visit www.stjasc.com to view programs and services. 204-987-8850

55+ Men’s Club - meets Wed. & Thur. afternoons, 1-4 pm, at 3172 Portage Ave. Various activities: art and hobby classes or just enjoy a cup of coffee. 204-987-8850

Fort Garry Legion - 1125 Pembina Hwy., Paper Bingo, Fri., Early Bird 7:15 pm; and Sat., Hard Card and Ladies Auxiliary Lucky Star. All Welcome. Kitchen open for Lunch.

St. Chad's Anglican Church - Services at 472 Kirkfield St. Service of Holy Eucharist and Sunday School, Sunday at 9 am. Fellowship with tea and coffee after service.

McBeth House Centre - 55+: Tues.: Quilting, 9-2 pm; cribbage; Thur.: porcelain painters, etc., 10-2 pm; Fri.: whist, 7-10 pm; Sat.: bridge, 1-4 pm. Bridge players needed: 204-334-0432. House avail. for rental.

The Friendly Settlers Senior Citizens Club - 400 Day St. (Transcona), Meet Mondays, 10 am for cribbage, lunch and bingo. Special events /group trips offered. 204-222-7504 or ganyadel4@mymts.net

Elmwood-East Kildonan Active Living Centre - 180 Poplar @ Brazier in Elmwood. Membership $15/yr. Wood shop, Floor Curling, Scrapbooking, Darts, Carpet Bowling and other activities. Call 204-669-0750 or 204-890-3282

Norberry-Glenlee CC - Programs for seniors. Play Pickleball at 26 Molgat Ave., St. Vital. Call 256-6654

Fibromyalgia Support Group of Winnipeg - For info: 204-975-3037

Dufferin Senior Citizen Inc. - 377 Dufferin Ave. Mon: shuffleboard 9:45 am, Bingo 1 pm; Wed noon: soup and perogy lunch. All welcome. Perogies for sale. Every 2nd Sat: noon-3:30 pm dance with a 4-piece band (full lunch). 204-986-2608

Weston Seniors Club - Programs: computer training, cooking, guest speakers, presentation, luncheons, etc. Meet Tuesdays at 1625 Logan. 204-774-3085

Le Conseil des francophones 55+ - ensures the accessibility and availability of French-language services and support programs for the French-speaking population 55 years and up living in Wpg. French only: Tai Chi Chih, light Yoga, Line dancing and Pickleball. 204-793-1054, 107-400 Des Meurons St., St-Boniface, Wpg., conseil55@fafm.mb.ca

Mensheds Manitoba Inc. - Peer run program by men for men at Woodhaven Community Club, 200 Glendale Blvd, Woodhaven in St James, Tue. and Wed. afternoons, 1-4 pm. Call Doug: 204-832-0629 or 804-5165

High Steppers Seniors Social Club - We meet Wednesdays & Thursdays for fun and activities. New members and volunteers welcome. Winakwa Community Centre, 980 Winakwa Rd. 204-619-8477

Good Neighbours Active Living Centre - Lunch and Bingo. Lunch $6, Bingo 5c per card. Transportation provided within the RiverEast (Elmwood, E.K., N.K. areas) Call Julie at Seniors Outreach: 204-996-0750

Winnipeg Public Library - To view library programs: http://wpl.winnipeg.ca

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Seniors' and Elders' Day Celebrations

2014

Ray St. Germain
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High Steppers dancers.

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