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Growing Older --Nov. 23

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A&O Support Services for Older Adults * Age & Opportunity, offers: crafts Mondays 2:30 p.m., pilates Mondays 1:30 p.m., Tai Chi Tuesdays 10:30 a.m., Yoga Thursdays 10:45 a.m., zumba gold Fridays 1:30 p.m., painting & drawing Thursdays 10:30 a.m., aqua-fit Tuesdays & Thursdays 10 a.m., table tennis Tuesdays 1:30 p.m. (free), scrabble club Wednesdays 1:30 p.m. (free). 204-956-6490.


A&O: Support Services for Older Adults * A&O: Support Services for Older Adults, offers: belly dance Fridays 10 a.m.; clogging Thursdays 2 p.m., line dancing Wednesdays 1 p.m., ballroom Wednesdays 1 p.m., West End walkers club free Tuesdays & Thursdays 9 a.m., Canasta Mondays 1 p.m. free, table tennis Monday-Friday 9 a.m. free, digital photography Wednesdays 1 p.m., woodcarving Fridays 1 p.m., free, social gathering Wednesdays 9 a.m. free. Register: 204-975-5167.


A.N.A. Vet 283 * ANA Vets 283, 55+ Fit & Flex Exercises one-hour classes, three times a week now-May, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Monday & Wednesday, Aerobics & Yoga; Friday yoga. Information: Edie 204-888-5911 or Lorraine 204- 832-1141.


Access River East * Access River East, offers the following: call 938-5000. Individual Counseling through A&O, 204-956-6440. Support groups: 204-940-2114, diabetes 1st Tuesday 10-11 a.m.; arthritis 4th Monday 3-4 p.m.; caregivers- last Thursday, 1590 Henderson, register; visually impaired- 2nd Friday. 1:30-2:30 p.m., 1590 Henderson; Alzheimer's 3rd Wednesday, 3:30 p.m., Donwood Manor Widow(er) to Widow(er) a 6 week support group Oct. 31-Dec. 5, 10 a.m.-noon, 720 Henderson, 204-956-6440; Family Strengthening Mental Wellness 1st Wednesday of the month, at Access River East, 204-334-4404 or 204-253-9641; Meniere's support group, 204-975-3037 or; Continuity Care- support for parents caring for an adult child with a disability, 1st Thursday, 204-779-1679. Falls prevention assessment and education, 204-940-2114.


Access Transcona * offers the following: call 938-5555. Individual Counselling through A&O. call 204-956-6440. Support Groups meetings, 204-940-2114; Arthritis support group 4th Tuesday, Nov 27, 3-4 p.m.; Widow(er) to Widow(er) 6 week support group, 204-956-6440; Alzheimer's Society Support Group first Wednesday 10-11:30 a.m., 209 Yale Ave. W., 204-222-9879; Caregivers support group, 204-222-9879; Visually impaired support group, 204-222-9879; Family Strengthening Mental Wellness meets the first Wednesday of the month, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Access River East, information 204-334-4404 or 204-253-9641. Health Education & Workshops: 204-940-2114; Transcona Book Club meets third Thursday of the month, 2-4 p.m., Transcona Library, register Liz 204-222-1610; Falls prevention assessment and education, 204-940-2114; 55+ Dining Experience- congregate meal program Transcona Memorial United Church, 209 Yale St. Monday & Wednesday, 4:30 p.m., reservations 204-222-5947.


Active Living, Pembina Active Living, PAL55+ * Richmond Kings Community Centre. New Fall programs, Grace Church, 50 Barnes St. Yoga, beginners & intermediate, Monday, 9:15 & 10:30 a.m., watercolour art, Monday,1-3 p.m., Meditation, Thursday 10-11 a.m., older adult weight training/ exercise, Friday 9:15-10:15 a.m., belly dance Friday, 10:30-11:30 a.m., PAL programs, St. Norbert C.C. older adult weight training/exercise Monday 9-10 a.m., Thursday 9-10 am. & 10:30-11:30 a.m., Latin dance Monday 1-2:30 p.m.. PinPals bowling Dakota Lanes, Wednesday 10 a.m.-noon, PalPutters, Southside Golf Course, Monday, 8 a.m., PAL movie night, last Thursday/month, Lunch Pals last Friday/month. , or Alanna 946-0839


Archwood 55 Plus * Archwood Community Centre offers: willow stick movement and yoga class, Monday; strength-balance/zumba and bowling, Tuesday; silver sneakers walking group, Wednesday; cardio-strengthening workout, Thursday; line dancing, Friday; bowling, Tuesday, 1 p.m., Windsor Park Lane. Register: 962-3331 or Archwood 55 Plus Christmas Lunch * Archwood Community Centre, Dec. 19, noon.


Assiniboine Memorial Curling Club * Assiniboine Memorial Curling Club, in St. James would like to invite Senior men curlers to curl Friday morning in our League. First Round Oct.-Dec. Second Round Jan.-March. Information: 837-8181.


Bleak House * 1637 Main St. offers: exercise Monday 11-11:45 a.m., whist 1-3 p.m., Tuesday, crafts 9:15 a.m.-noon; noon lunch to 1 p.m., bingo 1-3 p.m. as well as ceramics 1-4 p.m.; Thursday cribbage 1- 3- p.m., Friday quilting 9:30 a.m. Information: 204-338-4723, or m.


Central Corydon Community Centre * Central Corydon Community Centre, offers the following: art classes; Badminton, Thursdays, 1 p.m., Crescentwood Site, 1170 Corydon Ave.; bingo, Mondays, 7 p.m., Crescentwood Site and Thursdays, 7 p.m., Sir John Franklin Site, 1 Sir John Franklin Road; bridge: Mondays, 1 p.m., River Heights Site,1370 Grosvenor Ave.; cribbage, Tuesdays, 1 p.m., Crescentwood Site; quilting club, Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m., Crescentwood Site; various fitness classes; walking club, Mondays and Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. at various locations. Rides available. Information: 488-7000 or


Charleswood Senior Centre Inc. * Charleswood Senior Centre Inc., various recreation, educational and leisure programs available for those 55 plus. 897-5263


Dakota 55+ Lazers * Jonathan Toews Community Centre, from offers: Mondays cribbage, Tuesday line dancing, floor curling, Wednesdays public skating, whist and various health and education programs, Thursdays floor shuffle, kraft korner. Information: Karen 254-1010 ext. 206.


Daytimers Toastmasters * Glenwood Community Centre, meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month.


Earl Grey Seniors * Earl Grey Community Centre, Every Wednesday, drop-in social bridge, coffee and refreshments every Wednesday, 1-4 p.m.


Fight Fractures with Flapjacks * Applebee's, Feb. 2, 8 a.m., Tickets are available at Osteoporosis Canada. Contact the office for more information. $10


Fort Garry Legion * Fort Garry Legion, Every Wednesday, Texas Holde'm Mondays 7 p.m.; cribbage Thursday, 7:30 p.m.; Branch bingo Fridays, 7:30 p.m.; meat draw and supper Saturday, 6 p.m. 284-8027.


General Sir Sam Steele Legion Br. #117 * General Sir Sam Steele Legion Br. #117, offers the following: karaoke, Tuesdays, 8 p.m.; senior's lunch and dance, Wednesdays noon-3:30 p.m.; Texas hold-em, Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. and Saturday afternoon; bingo, Fridays, 7 p.m.; band, Saturdays, 8 p.m.; meat draws, Saturday night and afternoon.


Glenwood Community Centre * Glenwood Community Centre, offers: social bridge every Friday, 12:30 p.m. sharp. Information: Sylvia 256-9779 or Audrie 414-0205. Smart( seniors maintaining active rolls together) program Wednesday, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Seniors badminton starts Tuesdays and Thursdays, 253-2542.


Golden Rule Seniors * Fort Rouge Leisure Centre, offers: bridge, Thursday, 1 p.m.; lawn bowling Tuesday & Thursday, 10 a.m.-noon.


Good Neighbours Active Living Centre * Good Neighbours Active Living Centre, offers the following: social bridge Monday 1-3:30 p.m., blanketing MB Monday 10-11:30 a.m., billiards bunch Mondays 9 a.m.-noon, duplicate bridge Tuesdays 10 a.m.-noon, men's breakfast club Thursday 8:30 a.m., beginner bridge Fridays 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., stamp club every second Monday 7 p.m., Choristers choir Tuesdays 9:30 a.m., woodcarvers Wednesdays 9 a.m., Hobnobs cafe, Monday-Fridays 10 a.m.-1 p.m., bookstore Monday 1-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Fitness, creative expressions.


Greendell Seniors 55 Plus * Greendell Park Community Centre, offers: badminton Monday and Thursday, 12:45-2:45 p.m.; Wednesday, 9-10:45 a.m. 256-6939.


Gwen Secter Creative Living Centre * Gwen Secter Creative Living Centre, offers: shuttle bus every Wednesday. Transportation from Seven Oaks, Garden City, West Kildonan & Maples only. Looking for bridge players, Tuesdays, 1-3 p.m. Information: 339-1701.


Henderson Hwy. Branch 215 Legion * Henderson Hwy. Branch 215 Legion, offers the following: Monday: Monday night football, jet games; Tuesday: crib night; Wednesday: wing night; Thursday: dance night live band; Friday: various music; Saturday: live band 338-4867.


Kirkfield Streamliners * Hedges Middle School, offers a lose weight and light resistance & strength exercise customized for seniors of all ability and mobility levels from certified seniors specialist, Thursdays, 7:15 p.m. Rose 888-2447.


McBeth House Centre * McBeth House Centre, offers the following: quilting, Monday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; bumper pool, Wednesday, 1-3 p.m. and cribbage, 7-10 p.m.; porcelain painters, Thursday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; whist, Friday, 7-10 p.m. and bridge, Saturday, 1-4 p.m.


Mensheds Manitoba * Woodhaven Park Community Club, a peer run program for men by men Tuesday and Wednesday, 1:30-4 p.m. 804-5165.


Norberry-Glenlee C.C. * Norberry-Glenlee Community Centre, offers the following programs: square dance, Mondays, 6:30-10 p.m.; seniors bingo, Tuesday, 11 a.m.-2:45 p.m.; bridge, Wednesday, noon-3 p.m.; Red River seniors cards, Thursday, 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; light & lively fitness: intermediate, Monday, Wednesday & Friday morning and beginner, Monday & Friday morning. 256-6654.


Over 60 Club * St. Andrew's Anglican Church, offers cards every Wednesday, 1-3 p.m. (whist or cribbage). Bud 837-2722.


Prendergast Seniors Club * Prendergast Centre Assn Inc, offers the following: cribbage and whist, Monday and Wednesday, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Luncheons available to the public every 4th Wednesday of the month, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Exercise program, Tuesday and Friday, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Joe, 254-8390 or 257-9586.


Rady Jewish Community Centre * Rady Jewish Community Centre, offers the following programs: Fitness for active aging; leisure programs include weekly speaker series & music guests, drop-in and lessons for bridge & Mah-Jongg, choral group and Shabbat dinners; lap swimming and aqua classes; massage and physiotherapy services. Winter Program Guide, or 477-7510.


Red River Seniors * Norberry-Glenlee Community Centre, welcomes new members for whist & crib Thursdays 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. 487-0807.


Rossmere Sixty Plus Club * Rossmere Country Club, looking for retired individuals to fill roster spots in their Senior Men's and Senior Mixed curling programs. Senior men curl Tuesday & Thursday mornings, 10 a.m., senior mixed curler Friday, 9:30 a.m. Ralph, 667-4364.


Seine River Seniors * Southwood Community Centre, offers: luncheons every second Wednesday of the month, 12:30 p.m.; social brunch once a month; bridge every Monday, 9:45-11:30 a.m., Southdale C.C.; Writing Your Life Story and Creative writing, Thursdays, Southdale C.C. Cheapy Tuesday afternoon movies first Tuesday of the month, 1 p.m., St. Vital Mall entrance to cinema. Information:204-253-4599 .


Senior's Dance * St. Anne's Church, Dec. 6, noon, Music by Pride & Joy


Seniors Get Together Group * Access Transcona, Every Wednesday, information: Colleen 204-222-9879


Southdale Community Centre * Frontenac School, Monday-Pace, Tai Chi, Walk 'N' Weights, Bridge. Tuesday - Mixed Yoga, Lite & Lively, Intro to Line Dancing. Wednesday - Chair Yoga. Thursday - Pace, Yoga 55+, Strength & Conditioning, Ballroom/Social Dancing, Zumba. Friday - Continuing Yoga, Line Dancing Beginners & Continuing. Information: 204-257-6171 ext. 200.


St. Barnabas Anglican Church Senior Exercise Club * St. Barnabas Anglican Church, holds Smart (Seniors Maintaining Active Roles Together) program exercise class, Tuesdays 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 589-3235.


St. James-Assiniboia 55+ Centre * St. James-Assiniboia 55+ Centre, offers the following Rides for Seniors program, Home Maintenance Referral Program, E.R.I.K., Community Resources, Volunteering; zumba gold Monday 10:30 a.m., Tuesday 9 a.m. and Thursday 9:15 a.m. Register: Adele 204- 987-8850 ext 108 or


St. Vital Streamliners * Frontenac School, offers a weight loss and exercise program for senior of all ability and mobility levels, Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m. 237-3420 or Carol 269-4097.


St. Vital Streamliners * Frontenac School, Every Tuesday - From Nov. 26 - June 1, Call Claire 204-237-3420 or Carol 204-269-4097.


Still Bloomin Garden Club * Grace Christian Church, Nov. 29, 1 p.m., Active Living, Pembina Active Living, PAL 55+, , $1.00 members, $2.00 non members


The Senators * Granite Curling Club, a group of Senior men, 60 & up, curling every Tuesday & Thursday afternoons. 488-8353.


Wednesday Birthday Program * Gwen Secter Creative Living Centre, Dec. 5, 11:30 a.m., Musical entertainment FIRE & ICE.


Wednesday Simcha Program * Gwen Secter Creative Living Centre, Nov. 28, 11:30 a.m., presentation on Osteoporosis.

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition November 23, 2012 A25

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