Drop In Programs

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

Movie Matinee

Come join us for a great afternoon at the movies! Cost includes popcorn and a drink. Registration deadline is noon the day before each movie however movies fill up fast so register early.

Thursdays at 1:00 p.m.

Cost: $5.00 (Includes popcorn and a drink)

Next Showings

High Note: Thursday, August 12th

The Father: Thursday, August 26th

Purchase Tickets

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


Feb. 25th – Boston Pizza
(2517 Portage Ave.)

March 31st – Red Lobster (1540 Portage Ave.)
April 28th – Good Earth (1849 Portage Ave.)

Register (Mar/Apr)

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 (Jan. 15th – May 13th) (Casual group)


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.


Feb. 26th – “Book of Birds” L.M. Bryski

Mar. 25th – “Homes” by Aku Bakr Al Rabeeah

Apr. 29th – “Road Ends” by Mary Lawson

at 1:30pm


Wednesdays, March 4th – April 29th

1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

$2 non-members

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


February 26th

March 11th & 25th

April 8th & 22nd

Walking Club

March 10th to 31st

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Cost: Free

Coffee Talk

Tuesdays from 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Dates: Jan. 14th – Feb. 27th, March 3rd – April 28th

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.


Fridays, March 6th – April 24th

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 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

February 18th, March 3rd &17th, April 7th & 21st

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.


Mondays, 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm (Centre closed April 13th)

$2 non-members

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.


March 4th to April 29th

1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Cost: $2 non-members