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Senior Centre Without Walls * A&O: Support Services for Older Adults, every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday now-Aug. 30, A & O a free program for older adults 55+ in Manitoba. The program operates entirely over the telephone and provides older adults with a variety of presentations, tours and activities over the phone. Program presentations include: the San Diego Zoo, Assiniboine Park, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Tour of the Amazon Jungle, Exploration of Switzerland, the Yukon Historical Museum, and Biography with astronaut Chris Hadfield. Register: Silvia Del Vecchio 204-956-6440.
Archwood 55-Plus program and activities: Monday Urban Pole Walking/Yoga Fit; Tuesday Total Body Workout/Zumba; Thursday painting class/Lite 'N'Lively; Friday line dancing. Information: 204-416-1067 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bee Wellness for Older Adults & Others, 105-4910 Roblin Blvd., geared to older adults and others with chronic health issues (MS, Parkinson's, stroke recovery, etc.). We offer health and wellness programs and one-on-one functional rehab. Information: 204-832-2077.
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 email@example.com.
The 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: 204-488-7000 or www.centralcorydoncc.com.
The Charleswood Senior Centre Inc. has various recreation, educational and leisure programs available for those 55-plus. 204-897-5263, website:www.charleswoodseniorcentre.org.
Creative Retirement Manitoba now-Sept. 5, 204-949-2565 or www.crm.mb.ca. Focus on wellness, meditation, yoga. Get technichal computer classes for all levels. Blogging, tablets, e-readers, Google, iPad, iPod. Learn Something New lectures on topics from history to current issues. Language classes, painting, photography. Join a club. Books, lunch, cooking, photography, comp.
CARP -- Wpg. West Chapter 47 cribbage tournament * ANAF Hall, first Tuesday of the month, 1 p.m., 3584 Portage Ave. Prizes-50/50 Draw Information: Gerry 204-837-4026, $5.
Dakota 55+ Lazers, Jonathan Toews Community Centre offers: Monday cribbage; Tuesday line dancing, floor curling; Wednesday public skating, whist and various health and education programs; Thursday 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.
Deer Lodge Senior Men's Curling League is looking for curlers for the 2013/14 season, Tuesday and Thursday, 11:a.m.-1:15 p.m., October to March. All skill levels plus first-time curlers welcome. $120, spares $70 and includes approximately 40 games plus two complimentary banquets. Information: Jim 204-837-6900 or Dennis 204-261-8790.
Dufferin Senior Centre 2013 Activities * Monday 9:45 a.m. -- shuffleboard, 1 p.m. bingo; Wednesday noon -- soup & perogy lunch. Perogies also available for sale. Every second Saturday noon-4 p.m. dance with a four-piece band and light lunch. Information: 204-986-2608.
Earl Grey Seniors * Earl Grey Community Centre, every Wednesday until Sept. 18, drop-in social bridge, coffee and refreshments every Wednesday, 1-4 p.m.
Flashback meeting & registration, Morse Place Community Centre, Morse Place, Flashback Senior Baseball Club. Our mixed senior baseball is open to men 55 and over and women 40 and over who wish to play slo-pitch baseball on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the summer. Information: Paul 204-668-8574.
Fort Garry Legion, 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 (720 Henderson Hwy.) offers the following programs and services to 55+: expressive arts, fitness classes, educational classes, workshops, presentations and more. Bookstore, Monday 1-4 p.m. and Tuesday-Friday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Information: 204-669-1710 or www.gnalc.ca.
Home Maintenance Program * Good Neighbours Active Living Centre, is offering a Home Maintenance Program throughout the city of Winnipeg for older adults who are 55+ and who are looking for various types of help within their home. Information: 204-806-1303 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 * Until Sept. 18, shuttle bus every Wednesday. Transportation from Seven Oaks, Garden City, West Kildonan & Maples only. Looking for bridge players, Tuesdays, 1-3 p.m., Elaine 204-339-1701. Information: Elaine 204-339-1701 ext. 205.
Henderson Hwy. Branch 215 Legion offers the following: Monday: Monday Night Football; Tuesday: crib night; Wednesday: wing night; Thursday: dance night, live band; Friday: various music; Saturday: live band. 204-338-4867.
High Steppers Seniors is a club for older or frail seniors, those who move around a little slower, yet want a weekly outing from their southeast Winnipeg home. Information: 204-619-8477 to arrange your first free visit on a Wednesday or Thursday. We try to get stronger mentally and physically "step up" through play (cards, carpet bocci, etc.), activities, fellowship and companionship. Information: www: highstepperswpg.com.
Kirkfield Streamliners, Hedges Middle School offers a lose-weight and light-resistance and 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.; cribbage, Wednesday, 7-10 p.m.; porcelain painters, Thursday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; whist, Friday, 7-10 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.
The 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 and Friday morning and beginner, Monday & Friday morning. Pickleball new sport every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, noon-3 p.m., www.norberry-glenlee.ca. 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.
Parkside Meal Program * Parkside Meal Program, every Tuesday, Thursday, Friday until Sept. 26, offers delicious hot meals for 55+, noon Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 1630 Henderson Hwy. $6.50.
Pembina Active Living (55+) * summer programs: Bocce ball, Richmond Kings Community Centre Wednesdays 10-11 a.m. (weather permitting); PAL pedallers, Wednesdays, 10 a.m., RKCC.; PAL putters, Mondays, 8 a.m., Southside golf course; Fishing PALS meet biweekly, weather permitting; Lunch PALs meet once a month during the summer annual PAL picnic, Aug. 27. Information: www.pal55plus.ca, email@example.com or 204-946-0839.
Prendergast Seniors Club offers: cribbage every Monday and Wednesday 12:15-3:30 p.m.; whist every Thursday 12:15-3:30 p.m.; exercise program Tuesday and Friday 9:30-10:30 a.m. Accepting new members. Monthly luncheons open to public, every fourth Wednesday 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Information: Joe or Mary 204-254-8390.
Rady Jewish Community Centre offers the following programs: fitness for active aging; leisure programs include weekly speaker series and music guests, drop-in and lessons for bridge & mah-jong, choral group and Shabbat dinners; lap swimming and aqua classes; massage and physiotherapy services. www.radyjcc.com or 204-477-7510.
Red River Seniors Norberry-Glenlee Community Centre welcomes new members for whist and crib Thursdays 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. 204-487-0807.
River East Meal Program * River East Meal Program, every Monday, Wednesday, Friday until Sept. 30, 1100 Henderson Hwy. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, noon., $6.50.
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 and Thursday mornings, 10 a.m., senior mixed curling Friday, 9:30 a.m. Ralph: 204-667-4364.
Seine River Seniors, Southdale Community Centre offers: Bridge every Monday 9:45-11:30 a.m., Southdale C.C. Urban Poling every Monday 10-11 a.m., Sandra for location 204-255-8332; Creative Writing alternate Thursdays, 10 a.m.-noon, Denise 204-275-1353; Writing Your Life Story, 3rd Thursday each month, Pauline 204-253-8160.
Shaarey Zedek Adult Leisure Lunch * Congregation Shaarey Zedek, July 22, noon-1:45 p.m., Light-Hearted Humorous Talk based on his book, Dude, Where's My Stethoscope? by Dr. Donovan Gray, $9/$11.
Southdale Community Centre, 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) exercise class, Tuesdays 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 204-589-3235.
St. James-Assiniboia 55+ Centre offers the following: zumba gold Monday 10:30 a.m., Tuesday 9 a.m. and Thursday 9:15 a.m. Information: Adele 204-987-8850 ext. 108.
St. Vital Streamliners Frontenac School offers a weight-loss and exercise program for seniors, 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 and Thursday afternoons. 204-488-8353.
Vital Seniors, St. Mary Magdalene Church, offers: afternoon movie, first Tuesday of the month; bridge, Thursdays, 1-4 p.m., Margaret 204-256-3832; carpet bowling, Tuesdays, 1-3 p.m., Richard 204-452-2230; crib, Mondays, 12:30-3 p.m., Karen 204-254-1010 ext. 206; exploring restaurants, last Friday of the month (looking for a co-ordinator, day is flexible), Lesley 204-452-2230; 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; luncheons, $10, last Tuesday of the month, noon-1:15 p.m., June 204-256-0414; Scrabble, Mondays, 12-4:30 p.m., Don 204-487-7835; urban poling, Bernice 204-253-9244.
Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition July 19, 2013 A19
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