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Access River East offers the following (call 204-938-5000): individual counselling through Age & Opportunity, 204-956-6440. Support groups: 204-940-2114, diabetes, first Tuesday 10-11 a.m.; caregivers, last Thursday, 1590 Henderson Hwy., register; visually impaired, second Friday, 1:30-2:30 p.m., 1590 Henderson Hwy.; Parkinson's, last Tuesday, 6:30 p.m., 200 McIvor Ave.; Alzheimer's third Wednesday, 3:30 p.m., Donwood Manor, 204-943-6622; Widow(er) to Widow(er) six-week support, 204-956-6440; family strengthening mental wellness first Wednesday of the month, at Access River East, 204-334-4404 or 204-253-9641; Meni®re's support group, 204-975-3037 or www.chha-mb.ca; Continuity Care, support for parents caring for an adult child with a disability, first Thursday, 204-779-1679. Health education and workshops, 204-940-2114. Get Better Together, 204-632-3927 or www.getbettertogether.ca.
Access Transcona offers the following (204-938-5555): individual counselling through Age & Opportunity, call 204-956-6440. Support groups meetings, 204-940-2114; Widow(er) to Widow(er) six-week support group, 204-956-6440; Alzheimer's 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, 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 Ave., Monday & Wednesday, 4:30 p.m., reservations 204-222-5947.
Addictions and Depression Recovery Group for Seniors 55+, Access Transcona, 845 Regent Ave. W. A support group for those interested in reducing gambling, alcohol and/or medication use and improving mental health, meets every Wednesday 10-noon. Information: Colleen 204-222-9879.
Adult Leisure Senior Lunch * Congregation Shaarey Zedek, June 24, noon - 1:45 p.m., offers seniors in our community opportunities to enjoy musical entertainment, stimulating speakers, delicious lunches & social interaction. Transportation available. Presenter Julie Eccles, Rainbow Stage. Visual History and past performances, $9/$11.
Age & Opportunity Stradbrook offers: watercolour classes, Mondays 1:30 p.m., Pilates Mondays 1:30 p.m., tai chi Tuesdays 10:30 a.m., Qi Gong Wednesdays, 1:30 p.m., yoga Thursdays 10:45 a.m., Zumba Gold Fridays 1:30 p.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.
Age & Opportunity West End offers: watercolour classes Mondays 10:30 a.m., belly dance Fridays 10 a.m., clogging Thursdays 2 p.m., line dancing Wednesdays 1 p.m., ballroom dance Wednesdays 1 p.m., social dance (free) every Monday 1 p.m. Calling all card players: We have Thursday afternoons open for a group. Call us if you are interested in starting a new one. Spring Strollers Tuesdays 9 a.m., table tennis Monday-Friday 9 a.m. (free), digital photography Wednesdays 1 p.m., woodcarving Fridays 1 p.m., social gathering Wednesdays 9 a.m., free. Register 204-975-5167.
Senior Centre Without Walls * A&O: Support Services for Older Adults, every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday July 2 - 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, The Assiniboine Park, The Human Rights Museum, 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; June 17 Fathers Day barbecue; July 3 Canada Celebration. 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.
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.
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 classes: health (Zumba, making smoothies), history, current issues, languages, art (painting, drawing, photography) and computers (beginner to advanced plus special new technology such as tablets, Facebook and Google).
CARP - Wpg. West Chapter 47 cribbage tournament * A.N.A.F. 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.
Dufferin Senior Centre 2013 Activities * Monday 9:45 a.m. - Shuffle Board, 1 p.m. bingo; Wednesday noon - soup & perogy lunch. Perogies also available for sale. Every second Saturday noon - 4 p.m. dance with a 4 piece band and light lunch. Information: 204-986-2608.
Earl Grey Seniors, Earl Grey Community Centre, every Wednesday, drop-in social bridge, coffee and refreshments, 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. Hobnobs Caf© offers soups, sandwiches & more Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Bx Stamp Coin & Collectibles Club meets first and third Monday of each month, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., call David, 204-661-4171. Information: 204-669-1710 or www.gnalc.ca.
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 * 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. All About Service Expo, June 14, 9 a.m.-noon, 1588 Main St., Elaine, 204-339-1701, ext. 205. Simcha program, June 19, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., movie Hester Street; annual general meeting, 1:30 p.m.
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 Club looking for seniors to join their program Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Information: Jay 204-619-8477.
Holy Family Church Club 55+ senior's dance, June 18, noon-3:30 p.m., 1001 Grant Ave. Music by Pride and Joy. Information: 204-4896425.
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.
Pembina Active Living (55+) * summer programs: Bocce, Richmond Kings Community Centre, 10 a.m. (weather permitting) at the west end of the baseball diamonds near the bush, running weekly. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org or 204-269-1903. PAL Pedallers meet Wednesdays, 10 a.m., email@example.com or 204-261-4198. PAL Putters meet Mondays, 8 a.m, firstname.lastname@example.org or 204-275-3267. Fishing PALS meet bi-weekly, weather permitting, email@example.com or 204-253-6236. Lunch PALs meets once a month during the summer, firstname.lastname@example.org or 204-269-5383. Still Bloomin' Garden Club meets June 27, 1 p.m., email@example.com or 204-269-5431.
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.
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; June 18, Social Brunch 10 a.m., St. Boniface Golf Course, register; June 25, day trip to the zoo, register.
Shaarey Zedek Adult Leisure Lunch * Congregation Shaarey Zedek, June 10, noon - 1:45 p.m. Transportation is available. Presenter Madeline Kowall-Seeing Israel Through Their Eyes. Young Adult Israel Trip. June 24, noon - 1:45 p.m. Presenter- Julie Eccles- Rainbow Stage- Visual History and past performances $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 polling, Bernice 204-253-9244.