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A&O Support Services for Older Adults 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., aquafit 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 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. Register: 204-975-5167.

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

Access River East offers the following: 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, register; visually impaired 2nd Friday, 1:30-2:30 p.m., 1590 Henderson; Parkinson's- last Tuesday, 6:30 p.m., 200 McIvor; 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 www.chha-mb.ca; 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. Register: 204-962-3331 or archwood55@gmail.com.

Assiniboine Memorial Curling Club in St. James would like to invite senior men curlers to curl Friday morning in our league. Second round Jan.-March. Information: 204-837-8181.

Bee Wellness for Older Adults & Others offers: Functional Fitness Monday, Wednesday & Friday; Zumba Tuesday/Wednesday; tai chi Tuesday/Thursday; yoga Tuesday/Thursday or Wednesday; functional one-on-one training 8-Week Healthy Condition workshops (Parkinson's, stroke) Mondays 1 p.m.

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, www.bleakhousecentre.com or bleakhousecentre@gmail.com.

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 Rd.; 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: 488-7000 or www.centralcorydoncc.com.

Charleswood Senior Centre Inc. various recreation, educational and leisure programs available for those 55-plus. 204-897-5263 website:www.charleswoodseniorcentre.org.

Cheese & Wine Niakwa Golf and Country Club, March 14, 6:30-9:30 p.m. presented by Manitoba Chapter of Osteoporosis Canada.

Creative Retirement Manitoba classes: health (Zumba, making smoothies) history, current issues, languages, art (painting, drawing, photography) and computers (beginner to advanced plus special new technology like tablets, Facebook and Google).

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 first and third 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, 8-10 a.m., Tickets: 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 Tuesdays and Thursdays, 204-253-2542.

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 offers the following: social bridge Monday 1-3:30 p.m., blanketing Manitoba 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 café, 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. 204-256-6939.

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. Wednesday birthday program, Jan 9, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Elaine 204-339-1701 ext. 205. Information: 204-339-1701.

Henderson Hwy. Branch 215 Legion offers the following: Monday: Monday Night Football, Jets 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 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.

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 and mah-jong, choral group and Shabbat dinners; lap swimming and aqua classes; massage and physiotherapy services. Winter Program Guide, www.radyjcc.com 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, Jan. 3, noon-3:30 p.m. 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 holds SMART (Seniors Maintaining Active Roles Together) program exercise class, Tuesdays 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 204-589-3235.

St. Vital Streamliners, Frontenac School, offers a weight-loss and exercise program for seniors of all ability and mobility levels, Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m. 204-237-3420 or Carol 204-269-4097.

The Senators, Granite Curling Club, a group of senior men, 60 & up, curling every Tuesday & Thursday afternoon. 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.

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition December 21, 2012 A25

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