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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).

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 counselling 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 Hwy., register; visually impaired 2nd Friday. 1:30-2:30 p.m., 1590 Henderson; Family Strengthening Mental Wellness 1st Wednesday of the month, at Access River East, 204-334-4404 or 204-253-9641; Menière'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.

Access Transcona, offers the following: call 204-938-5555. Individual counselling through A&O. call 204-956-6440. Support groups meetings, 204-940-2114; Widow(er) to Widow(er) six-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.

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.

Archwood 55 Plus Christmas Lunch * Archwood Community Centre, Dec. 19, noon.

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: 204-837-8181.

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 .

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. Information: 204-488-7000 or .

Charleswood Senior Centre Inc. * various recreation, educational and leisure programs available for those 55-plus. 204-897-5263 .

Cheese & Wine * Niakwa Golf and Country Club, March 14, 6:30 p.m., Manitoba Chapter of Osteoporosis Canada.

Dakota 55+ Lazers * Jonathan Toews Community Centre, 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 204-254-1010 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, 1-4 p.m.

Fight Fractures with Flapjacks * Applebee's, Feb. 2, 8 a.m., Tickets are available at Osteoporosis Canada.

Fort Garry Legion * every Wednesday, Texas Hold 'em 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. 204-284-8027.

General Sir Sam Steele Legion Br. #117 * offers the following: karaoke, Tuesdays, 8 p.m.; seniors 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 * offers: social bridge every Friday, 12:30 p.m. sharp. Information: Sylvia 204-256-9779 or Audrie 204-414-0205. SMART (Seniors Maintaining Active Roles 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. 204-453-1085 or 986-4931.

Good Neighbours Active Living Centre * offering 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 * 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 * 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 204-338-4867.

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 204-888-2447.

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. 204-804-5165.

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. 204-256-6654.

Over 60 Club * St. Andrew's Anglican Church, offers cards every Wednesday, 1-3 p.m. (whist or cribbage). Bud 204-837-2722.

PAL55+ Christmas Party * Grace Christian Church, Dec. 6, 1 p.m., and winter program registration. There will be demonstrations of Zumba Gold, Christmas centrepieces and springrolls, a home baking table and door prizes., no charge.

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, 204-254-8390 or 204-257-9586.

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-jong, choral group and Shabbat dinners; lap swimming and aqua classes; massage and physiotherapy services. Winter Program Guide, or 204-477-7510.

Red River Seniors * Norberry-Glenlee Community Centre, welcomes new members for whist & crib Thursdays 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. 204-487-0807.

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, 204-667-4364.

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 Centre 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. 204-589-3235.

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. 204-237-3420 or Carol 204-269-4097.

St. Vital Streamliners * Frontenac School, every Tuesday, call Claire 204-237-3420 or Carol 204-269-4097.

The Senators * Granite Curling Club, a group of senior men, 60 & up, curling every Tuesday & Thursday afternoons. 204-488-8353.

Vital Seniors * St. Mary Magdalene Church, offers: bridge, Thursdays, 1-4 p.m., Margaret 204-256-3832; carpet bowling, Tuesdays, 1-3 p.m., Pam 204-253-9848; line dancing, Mondays, Beginners 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Prairie Stars 1:15-2:45 p.m. Fridays, Beginners Plus, 10-11:30 a.m., Warren 204-334-3559; Elections, noon-1:15 p.m., June 204-256-0414; Scrabble, Mondays, 12-4:30 p.m, Don 204-487-7835; Urban Polling, Bill 204-295-3714.

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

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition November 30, 2012 A23

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