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Growing Older May 4

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Access River East offers the following: call 938-5000. Healthy Aging Resource Team Clinic, Friday mornings; support groups, 940-2114; Widow(er) to Widow(er) a 6 week support group, 956-6440; family strengthening mental wellness- first Wednesday of the month, Access River East 334-4404 or 253-9641; Meniere's support group, register: 975-3937 or; health education & workshops, 940-2114; continuity care, 779-1679; fall prevention assessment and education, 940-2114; alzheimer society community education series, register 943-6622; get better together, Access River East, now-May 8, 632-3927; A & O Housing and Lifestyles Expo, May 4, Victoria Inn, 956-6440; Red River Ex Senior's Day, June 20.

Access Transcona offers the following: call 938-5555. Healthy Aging Resource Team Clinic Thursday mornings, 956-6440; support groups, 940-2114; Widow(er) to Widow(er) 6 week support group, 956-6440; Alzheimer's Society Support Group first Wednesday of each month, 10-11:30 a.m., 209 Yale Ave. W., 222-9879; caregivers support group, 222-9879; visually impaired support group 222-9879; Family Strengthening Mental Wellness meets the first Wednesday of the month, 1:30-3:30 (at Access River East) 334-4404 or 253-9641; health education & workshops 940-2114; Transcona Book Club meets second Thursday of the month, 2-4 p.m., Transcona Library, register Liz 222-1610; Alzheimer Society Community Education series, 943-6622; falls prevention assessment and education, 940-2114.

Active Living, St. Norbert CC, 3450 Pembina Hwy. Pembina Active Living offers: Line dance Monday 1-2:30 p.m.; weight training exercise Monday & Thursday 9-10 a.m.; Extra venues: PAL Putters 9 hole golf, Monday 8 a.m., South Side Golf Course; PinPals 5 pin bowling Wednesday 10 a.m.-noon, Dakota Lanes; lunch PALs third Friday/month, various locations. Information: 930-5290. Richmond Kings C.C., 666 Silverstone Ave. offers: yoga Monday 9:30-10:30 a.m.; watercolour art Monday 1-3 p.m.; ballroom dance Tuesday 1:30-3 p.m.; book cluf first Tuesday/month 1-3 p.m.; line dance Wednesday 1-2:30 p.m.; belly dance Thursday 1:30-2:30 p.m.; Still Bloomin' Garden club May 25 1-3 p.m.; weight training exercise Friday 9:30-10:30 a.m. Information: Alanna 930-5290 or

Age & Opportunity Elder Abuse workshop, "Doing it Together: A Coordinated Community Response to Abuse of Older Adults". Information: 956-6440 or

A&O: Support Services for Older Adults presents 5th annual Seniors Housing & Lifestyles Expo, May 4, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Victoria Inn, 1808 Wellington Ave. 956-6440.

Archwood 55 Plus, Archwood Community Centre, 565 Guilbault St. 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; chronic pain management, May 15, 1-3 p.m., call Sandra 255-8332; Mothers day luncheon, May 16; Temple Garden Minera Spa (Moose Jaw, Sask.); Father's Day, June 20; day trip to Saint Claude, July 17; Rainbow Stage show (Annie), Aug. 21; Prairie Dog Central Train ride and fall supper, Sept. 22; Sisters of the Holy Rock concert, Oct. 13; bowling, Tuesday, 1 p.m., Windsor Park Lane. Register: 962-3331 or

Assiniboia West Recreation Association 55+ fitness classes: cardio Monday & Wednesday, yoga Thursday 9:30-10:30 a.m. for all classes, Edie 888-5911.

Bleak House, 1637 Main St. offers the following: Tuesday morning crafts, lunch, ceramics and bingo, Friday morning quilting, Wednesday morning exercise class, Friday morning quilting. 338-4723.

Central Corydon Community Centre offers the following: adult drop in, the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month, 1 p.m., River Heights Site, 1370 Grosvenor Ave.; art classes; badminton, Thursdays, 1 p.m., Crescentwood Site; bingo: Mondays, 7 p.m., Crescentwood Site; 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; lap skating, Monday mornings and Wednesday afternoons, River Heights Site, 1370 Grosvenor Ave.; quilting club, Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m., Crescentwood Site; various fitness classes; walking club, Mondays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. 488-7000 or

Charleswood Senior Centre Inc is located at 5006 Roblin Blvd Various recreation, educational and leisure programs available for those 55 plus. 897-5263

Club Eclipse host modern square dancing for new dancers Thursdays, 7:30-9:30 p.m., 255 Av de la Cathedrale at Langevin. Call Elaine 255-5200.

Creative Retirement Manitoba offers the following: lecture series: history, current events, religion, literature; special interest classes: new technology, writing, tarot; health: Tai-Chi, personality testing, age & wisdom; clubs: computers, lunch, books, stamps; leisure: bridge, languages, photography; computers. 949-2565 or

Dakota Community Club 55+ offers senior floor curling Tuesdays, information: Brian 253-9200; seniors floor shuffle Thursdays, 9:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m., call Val 256-3342; beginners line dancing Tuesday morning and whist Wednesday afternoon. Karen 255-2061.

Daytimers Toastmasters meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month, Glenwood Community Centre.

Earl Grey Seniors drop-in social bridge, coffee and refreshments every Wednesday, 1-4 p.m., Earl Grey C.C., 360 Cockburn St., N. lane entrance.

Fort Garry Legion Texas Holde'm 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., 1125 Pembina Hwy., 284-8027.

Fort Garry Community Centre Seniors afternoon of activities and fellowship: floor curling, shuffleboard, & crib games every Wednesday, 1-4 p.m., Victoria Site 80 Derek. Refreshments provided. Vivian, 452-3797.

Fort Richmond Seniors, PAL55+, Pembina Active Living, Spring programs 666 Silverstone Ave. Yoga Monday & Thursday 9:30-10:30 a.m.; watercolour art Monday 1-3 p.m.; meditation Tuesday 10:30-11:30 a.m.; ballroom dance Tuesday 1:30-3 p.m.; book club first Tuesday/month 1-3 p.m.; line dance Wednesdau 1-2:30 p.m.; bellydance May 10, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Information: or 930-5290.

Fraternal Order of Eagles, 3459 Pembina Hwy. offers the following: bingo every Wednesday, 1-3 p.m., Sunday, 7-9 p.m.; cribbage tournament every Tuesday 7 p.m. Register: 269-4332.

Friendly Phoners a telephone outreach program created for seniors in the community of Seven Oaks who would like to share friendly conversation with senior volunteers. Looking for senior volunteers and for seniors who would enjoy receiving calls. 339-1701 or 612-3888.

General Sir Sam Steele Legion Br. #117 offers the following: karaoke, Tuesdays, 8 p.m.; senior's 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, 27 Overton St., social bridge every Friday, 12:30 p.m. sharp. Information: Sylvia 256-9779 or Audrie 414-0205. Smart( seniors maintaining active rolls together) program Wednesday, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Seniors badminton starts Tuesdays and Thursdays, 253-2542.

Golden Rule Seniors offers the following at the Fort Rouge Leisure Centre, 625 Osborne St. Fall programs resume in Sept. Information: 453-1085 or 986-4931. Bridge every Thursday, 1 p.m.; lawn bowling every Tuesday & Thursday, 10 a.m.-noon.

Good Neighbours Senior Choir meets every Tuesday, 9:30-11:30 a.m.; 720 Henderson Hwy. 669-1710.

Greendell Seniors 55 Plus badminton meet Monday and Thursday, 12:45-2:45 p.m.; Wednesday, 9-10:45 a.m., Greendell Park Community Centre, 75 Woodlawn Ave. 256-6939.

Gwen Secter Creative Living Centre, 1588 Main Street offers: shuttle bus every Wednesday. Transportation from Seven Oaks, Garden City, West Kildonan & Maples only. Looking for bridge players, Tuesdays, 1-3 p.m., call Elaine, 339-1701.

Headingley Community Centre 3rd annual indoor garage sale, May 5, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 5353 Portage Ave. Proceeds go to help the local library. Birthday bash, June 16, 11:30 a.m.

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 338-4867.

Kirkfield Streamliners 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., Hedges School. Rose 888-2447.

Mensheds Manitoba, a peer run program for men by men Tuesday and Wednesday, 1:30-4 p.m., Woodhaven Park Community Club, 200 Glendale Ave. 804-5165.

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. 334-0432.

Norberry-Glenlee C.C. offers the following programs at 26 Molgat Ave.: 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. 256-6654.

North Centennial Seniors, 86 Sinclair St., Monday, Wednesday and Fridays, chair and mat exercises, zumba gold, back care - stretch & strength and carpet bowling. Shirley 897-7944.

Nor'West Co-op Community Health Centre is seeking clients for their city-wide Foot Care Program. Sonia 940-2141.

Opportunities for Employment Inc. offers a new program for Mature Workers over 50 years of age who have left the work force, seeking a career change and want to find meaningful employment, 2nd Floor, 352 Donald St. Free services at OFE include: Employment Consultation Services, including resume development and career coaching; Employment Assessment to help you discover your passions and interests; Prior Learning and Assessment Recognition Processes; Professional Development Workshop Series; Computer Training. 925-4391.

Over 60 Club St. Andrew's Anglican Church offers cards every Wednesday, 1-3 p.m. (whist or cribbage), 2700 Portage Ave. Church Hall. Bud 837-2722.

Prearranged Funeral Services Act of Manitoba free public lecture, May 6, 2 p.m., St. Mary's Rd. United Church, 613 St. Mary's Rd. 452-7999.

Prendergast Seniors Club - 906 Cottonwood Rd. 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, 254-8390 or 257-9586.

Probus Retirement Club of Winnipeg meets 3rd Tuesday of the month now-June, 9:30 a.m., Masonic Hall, Confusion Corner. Sharonann 889-1778.

Rady Jewish Community Centre offers the following programs at 123 Doncaster Street: Fitness for active aging; leisure programs include weekly speaker series & music guests, drop-in and lessons for bridge & Mah-Jongg, choral group and Shabbat dinners; lap swimming and aqua classes; massage and physiotherapy services. Winter Program Guide, or 477-7510.

Red River Seniors welcomes new members for whist & crib Thursdays 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m., NGCC, 26 Molgat Ave. 487-0807.

Rossmere Sixty Plus 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., Rossmere Country Club. Ralph, 667-4364.

Seine River Seniors offers: Monthly luncheons: Second Tuesday of the month, noon-2 p.m., register, Eleanor 470-6714; legal clinic: 10-noon, Southdale C.C. for adults 55 and over, call Sandra 255-8332; creative writing and writing your life story, call Pauline 253-8160; Mother's Day luncheon & annual general meeting, Archwood C.C., noon-2 p.m., call Sandra 255-8332; Alzheimer's presentation, May 22, 1-3 p.m., Archwood C.C., call Eleanor 470-6714; Urban Poling, May 28, June 4, 11 & 18, 10-11 a.m., St. Vital Park, call Sandra 255-8332; Easter Egg Demonstration, May 29, 1-2 p.m., Archwood C.C., call Eleanor 470-6714.

Seniors' Choral Society under the direction of Richard Greig, are accepting new members for their upcoming season. Mary, 221-3373.

Senior Resource Council offering referral services for francophone seniors of Winnipeg including St-Norbert. 793-1054 or

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., 730 McPhillips St. 589-3235.

Suites for independent living available at St. Benedict's Place. Call for a tour 338-4601.

St. James 55+ Centre is offering the following fitness classes: Beginner Yoga, Friday, 9:30-11 a.m. now-May 4; Invitation Only Yoga, Monday 1:15-2:45 p.m., now-June 4; Zumba Gold, Monday 10:15-11:15 a.m., now-May 7; Zumba Gold, Thursday, 9-10 a.m.; Lite' n Lively, Wednesday, 9:15-10:15 a.m., now-May 2; Death and Taxes, May 9, 10 a.m. presented by Ken Liwiki, MGI Financial Services; Funerals, May 14, 1:30 p.m. presented by Andrew, licensed Funeral Director; Meditation, Thursday 1:30-2:30 p.m., now-May 17. Register: 987-8850 or 203 Duffield St.

St. James Lawn Bowling Club open house May 21, 1 p.m. and May 23, 6:30 p.m., 100 Ferry Rd. Information: 888-4440.

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

S.C.C.W. (Senior Citizens' Choir of Winnipeg) under the direction of Richard Greig and accompanied by Linda Fearn, are now accepting registrations for their upcoming season. Mary, 221-3373 or

The Senators are a group of Senior men, 60 & up, curling every Tuesday & Thursday afternoons, Granite Curling Club on Mostyn Place, 488-8353.

Transcona Council for Seniors offers an evening meal every Monday and Wednesday, 4 p.m. and lunch Friday, noon, 209 Yale Ave. W. Reservations at 222-5947 before 8 a.m. the morning of the meal.

Transcona Retired Citizens, 328 Whittier Ave. W. offers the following: drop in activities and snooker are ongoing everyday; beginners line dancing; regular line dancing; soup and sandwich, every Tuesday, noon; bingo, every Wednesday, 1 p.m.; whist & cribbage alternating every Friday p.m.; games night every second Saturday. 222-8473.

University of Manitoba, Department of Physical Therapy volunteer participants aged 30-60 years, affected with pain, stiffness or reduced joint motion in hands and fingers due to arthritis, previous hand injuries or surgeries are needed for a finger-hand function study. Those interested will need to attend Room RR 316 at the Rehabilitation Respiratory Hospital, 800 Sherbrook St. [3rd floor] on 2 dates for approximately 45 minutes each time. The study includes physical assessment of the hands and fingers and a functional assessment by handling everyday objects like coffee mug, salad tongs, keys etc. Cynthia,

Vital Seniors based out of St. Mary Magdalene Church, 3 St. Vital Road, offers: bridge, Thursdays, 1-4 p.m, Gerry 257-5027; carpet bowling, Tuesdays, 1-3 p.m., Fran 253-9456; line dancing Mondays, beginners 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m., Prairie Stars 1:15-2:45 p.m. Fridays, beginners 9-10:30 a.m., intermediate 10:40-11:40 a.m., Warren 334-3559; scrabble, Mondays, noon-4:30 p.m., Don 487-7835; luncheon, May 22 Bee Keeping presentation, June 19 Elections, noon-1:15 p.m., June 256-0414.

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