Drop In Programs


For more information about any of our Drop in Programs, please call Paul Brown 204-987-8850.


Lunch and a Movie

Come join us on the dates below for a great afternoon at the movies! A fantastic lunch, dessert, popcorn and a drink will be provided.
Please register ahead of time as there is limited seating.


Thursdays at 12:00 noon
$10 members $12 non-members

Next Showings

Mama Mia! Here We Go Again – Jan. 24th
Crazy Rich Asians – Feb. 7th
First man – Feb. 21st

Purchase Tickets
Jan/Feb

A Star is Born – March 7th
The House with a Clock in its Walls – March 21st
I Feel Pretty – April 4th
Bohemian Rhapsody – April 25th

Purchase Tickets
Mar/Apr

Lunch with Friends

Do you enjoy going out for lunch but are looking for a great group of people to go with? Well then this group is for you! Once a month this group meets for lunch at a restaurant in the St. James area. The group meets at 11:30 and a great time is had by all. Members are responsible to pay for their own lunch.


Please register to reserve a spot

Next Lunch Dates

January 29th – Silver Heights
(2169 Portage Ave)

February 26th – Boston Pizza
(2517 Portage Ave)

March 26th – Red Lobster
(1540 Portage Ave)

Smitty’s Restaurant
(477 Westwood Dr)

Register

55+ Men’s Group

The Men’s Group meets on Wednesdays & Thursdays
from 1:00 – 4:00 pm

Our Men’s Group meets Thursday afternoons from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at 90 Ferry Road. This group partakes in a variety of woodworking activities including model airplane activities and is a great place to go for socialization and coffee. This is a drop in style program with no registration required. For more information call 204-987-8850 or drop in to see what it is all about!

Floor Curling

Floor curling is a great sport for the person that loves the concept of curling but in a warm environment off the ice. Join our group and meet new members and enjoy an afternoon of curling.
Wednesdays – 1:00 – 3:00 pm (Starting Jan. 9th – May 15th) (Casual group)
Saturdays – 9:00 – 11:00am (Competitive – Starting January 5th – April 27th)


Register

Bowling

Are you looking to meet some new friends or just spend a few hours with old friends and have a great afternoon of bowling? Then head down to the Polo Park Bowling Centre located within the Polo Park Mall for an afternoon of fun! Bowl 2 games for only $7. Payment can be made at the lanes upon arrival.



Book Club

Are you an avid reader and looking for a group to discuss your books with? Come join our book club on the last afternoon of the month for a great chat on the book of the month, a cup of coffee and socialization.

Dates: January 30th, February 27th (Book of Choice) @ 1:30 pm


March 27th & April 24th at 1:30 p.m.



Cribbage

Wednesdays, January 9th – feb. 27th
1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Do you like to play cribbage? Has it been a long time since you last played and maybe you’re a little rusty? Join us every Wednesday from 1-3pm. The cribbage boards will be set up and all they need is you. All skill levels welcome. Enjoy the challenge of competition or relax with friends and chat over a friendly game of cribbage.


Company of Friends

Dates: 11:00 a.m.

February 13th & 27th

March 13th & 27th

April 10th & 24th

Shuffleboard

Fridays, January 4th – February 22nd

9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.


Knitting and Crocheting

The knitting and crocheting group meets on Tuesdays
from 9:30 – 11:00 am

Have you had a desire to learn how to knit or crochet or are you looking for a few people to sit with and socialize? Either way, this club is for you! The members get together Tuesdays mornings to work on their projects and offer lots of helpful advice on knitting and crocheting. .



Coffee Talk

Tuesdays

January 8th to February 26th

March 5th – April 30th

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

A great group to join if you’re new to the Centre. Share current events, jokes and more. Coffee, tea and goodies will be available for $1.00.



Gamers

Fridays, January 4th – February 22nd

March 1st – April 26th (Centre closed April 19th)

1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Cost: $2 non-members

Do you enjoy playing cards? Why not come by and play Canasta and Vegas and enjoy the company of other members. Don’t worry if your unfamiliar on how to play, someone would be more than happy to show you the ropes!



Stamp Club

Tuesdays

Dates: January 15th, February 5th & 19th
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm


March 5th & 19th, April 2nd & 16th
1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

The stamp club meets every first and third Tuesday of the month. The club discusses a variety of stamps and why they were released relating them to various areas and events that took place in the past all across the globe. This group is open to all members of the Centre or creative retirement so stop in and check it out.


Scrabble

Mondays, January 7th – February 26th (Centre closed February 19th)

March 4th – April 29th (Centre closed April 22nd)

1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Did you know we have a scrabble group that meets every Monday afternoon? This group enjoys the socialization and practicing their spelling to keep their brains sharp. Dessert and coffee served each week.