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Growing Older Feb. 15

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Age &Opportunity Stradbrook 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 Thursday 1:30 p.m. (free), Scrabble club Wednesdays 1:30 p.m. (free), choir Fridays 10:30 a.m. Presentations: Osteoporosis March 7, Sorting out and Managing Technology March 14, Chronic Pain Management March 28. 204-956-6490.

Age & Opportunity West End offers: belly dancing Fridays 10 a.m., clogging Thursdays 2 p.m., line dancing Wednesdays 1:30 p.m., ballroom Wednesdays 1 p.m., West End walkers club Thursday afternoons, 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. Presentation information: mature driver workshop Feb. 26. 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 & yoga; Friday yoga. Information: Edie 204-888-5911 or Lorraine 204-832-1141.

Access River East offers the following: call 204-938-5000. Individual Counseling through A&O, 204-956-6440. Support groups: 204-940-2114, diabetes 1st Tuesday 10-11 a.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; Alzeheimer's 3rd Wednesday, 3:30 p.m., Donwood Manor, 204-943-6622; Widow(er) to Widow(er) 6-week support, 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. Health education & workshops, 204-940-2114. Get better together, 204-632-3927 or Falls prevention assessment and education, diabetes education, 6 week sessions, 204-938-5000; Snow Trek, Feb. 24, noon-4 p.m., Harborview Park.

Access Transcona offers the following: call 204-938-5555. Individual counselling through A&O. call 204-956-6440. support groups meetings, 204-940-2114; diabetes, Feb. 28, 2-3 p.m.; Widow(er) to Widow(er) 6-week support group, 204-956-6440; Dementia support group, first Wednesday, 10-11:30 a.m., 209 Yale Ave. W, 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, 2nd Thursday of the month, 2-4 p.m., Transcona Library, 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; Get better together, 204-632-3927 or; Hi Neighbour morning walking program, 204-938-5555; Snow Trek, Feb. 24, noon-4 p.m., Harborview Park; Police Academy, Older Adult Div., 328 Whittier Ave. W., 1-3:30 p.m., 6 consecutive Tuesdays in Feb. 204-940-2114.

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 Lanes. Register: 204-962-3331 or

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

Bee Wellness for Older Adults & Others,105-4910 Roblin Blvd. is geared to older adults & others with chronic health issues (MS, Parkinson's stroke recovery etc.). We offer health & 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, or

Canadian Association of Retired People Chapter 53 meeting, 1:30 p.m., Elmwood Legion Branch #9, 920 Nairn Ave., second Wednesday of the month until Sept. 27. Darlene 204-222-8120.

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, 6:30-9:30 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 every Wednesday, 1-4 p.m.

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, 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. & Tuesday-Friday 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Hobnobs Café offers soups, sandwiches & more Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Bx Stamp Coin & Collectables Club meet 1st and 3rd Monday of each month, 2 and 7 p.m., call David 204-661-4171. Information: 204-669-1710 or

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.; Music 'N' Mavens Feb. 20, 11:30 a.m., entertainment with River East Collegiate; Wednesday Birthday Program, March 6, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., entertainment by Fire & Ice; Wednesday Simcha Program, March 13, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., entertainment with Craig Cassils & Aron Hutton; Wednesday Simcha Program Feb. 27, 11:30 a.m., entertainment with Bob Fleury. Information: Elaine 204-339-1701 ext. 205.

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.

High Steppers Seniors Club looking for seniors to join their program Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Information: Manager Jay 204-619-8477.

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.

The Macintosh User Group for Seniors (MUGS) invites you to join us at 9 a.m.-noon the second Tuesday of every month at the Bronx Park C.C. 720 Henderson Hwy.

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.

Pembina Active Living - Pal 55+ winter programs began the week of Jan. 7. Mondays: Seniors Yoga - Beginners 10:30 a.m., Intermediate 9 a.m., Watercolours I/II (continuing) at 1 p.m., Grace Christian Church, 50 Barnes St.; older weight training 9 a.m. and line dance 1 p.m., St. Norbert Community Club, 3450 Pembina Hwy. Wednesdays: Pin Pals five pin bowling at Dakota Lanes 10 a.m., 204-275-3267,; Thursdays: Introduction to Meditation 10 a.m., ballroom dance beginners 10 a.m. continuing 11 a.m. at Grace Christian Church; older weight training 9 a.m., St. Norbert Community Club. Friday: older weight training 9:15 AM, zumba gold 10:30 a.m., Grace Christian Church. Tuesday & Thursday: 9 a.m. older adult walking at the U of M Max Bell Fieldhouse. Monthly: Still Bloomin' Gardening Club Feb 28, March 28, 1 p.m., Grace Christian Church, or Weekly: movie night venue and days change as necessary. Lunch pals Friday: meet at various locations, Ruth or Mary Register: 204-946-0839 or

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 & Friday 9:30 -10:30 a.m. Accepting new members. Monthly luncheons open to public, every 4th 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 & 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 curling Friday, 9:30 a.m. Ralph: 204-667-4364.

Seine River Seniors Southwood Community Centre offers: luncheons every second Wednesday of the month, noon; bridge every Monday, 9:45-noon, Southdale C.C.; Writing Your Life Story and creative writing, Thursdays, 10 a.m.-noon, Southdale C.C.; urban polling Mondays 9:30 a.m. or indoor walking at Winakwa, 10-11 a.m.; cheapy Tuesday afternoon movies first Tuesday of the month, 1 p.m., St. Vital Mall entrance to cinema. Information: 204-253-4599.

Seniors Get Together Group, Access Transcona, every Wednesday. Information: Colleen 204-222-9879.

Shaarey Zedek Adult Leisure luncheon, Feb. 25, noon-1:45 p.m., Congregation Shaarey Zedek. Upcoming program: Purim with Chazzan Anbal Mass. Cost: lunch $9, lunch and transportation $11. Register: 204-452-3711, or by Feb. 21.

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) program exercise class, Tuesdays 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 204-589-3235.

St. James-Assiniboia 55+ Centre offers the following: Keeping Connected presentations; Internet Safety, Identity Theft, Frauds and Scams, March 7, 1:30 p.m. with Sgt. Robert Cooke, RCMP; Around the Table with community facilitator Sharon Walters, March 13, 1:30 p.m.; Ask a Financial Advisor, Ken Liwiski, April 10, 10 a.m.; mature driver April 17, 9 a.m.; Transit travel training, March 12, 10 a.m.; housing options tours. Information: 204- 987-8850 or 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 & 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.

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition February 15, 2013 A21

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