Food and Friendship


For more information about any of our Meal Programs please call 204-987-8850

Lunch with Presenters
“Cruising through Retirement with Kelly”

Thursday, February 15th at 12:00 p.m.

Who wants to talk about sailing the high seas?! Whether you’re a seasoned cruiser, an armchair traveller, or just deciding whether to take your first cruise, come hear Kelly talk about her experiences cruising the Mediterranean, the Caribbean, and down the inside passage from Alaska. Just back from her eighth cruise, Kelly will share highlights, tips, and suggestions for an enjoyable sailing. On many of her cruises, Kelly was accompanied by her grandmother who was 85 years old on her last cruise; learn how to have a successful cruise at any age!
Kelly Keith is a veteran traveller having visited 39 countries so far with a long bucket list full of adventures waiting to be explored.

Cost: $10 Members/ $13 Non-Members
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Lunch with local author MaryLou Driedger

Thursday, March 28th at 12:00 p.m.

Mary Lou Driedger’s curiosity and love of learning have taken her to some fifty destinations across the globe. As an educator, she has taught in three different countries and is the recipient of a Manitoba Teacher of the Year award.
As a writer, Driedger has been a columnist for Winnipeg Free Press and The Carillon, and her freelance work has been published in numerous periodicals, anthologies, travel guides, institutional histories, and curriculums. Mary Lou chronicles her adventures on her popular daily blog.
She based her debut novel, on her Mennonite family’s immigration story. Set between Kansas and Saskatchewan in 1907, ‘Lost on the Prairie’ is a middle-grade novel following a young boy who gets separated from his family en route to Canada.
Her latest novel, ‘Sixties Girl’, is set in 1960s and present-day Winnipeg. This poignant coming-of-age story follows a decade in the life of a young girl growing up in a close-knit family in a time of sweeping social change.

Cost: $10 Members/ $13 Non-Members
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NEW! MEN'S MEALS Brunch with the Boys - cancelled

Thursday, February 1st from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Join your mates in the kitchen in preparing easy recipes to enjoy together.

Cost: $10 Members/Non-Members
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A Movie for the Boys

Thursday, February 29th: “The Mule” at 12:00 p.m.

2018 | Crime/Crime | 1h 57m
Directed by and Starring: Clint Eastwood
Broke, alone and facing foreclosure on his business, 90-year-old horticulturist Earl Stone takes a job as a drug courier for a Mexican cartel. His immediate success leads to easy money and a larger shipment that soon draws the attention of hard-charging DEA agent Colin Bates. When Earl's past mistakes start to weigh heavily on his conscience, he must decide whether to right those wrongs before law enforcement and cartel thugs catch up to him.

Cost: $8 Members/ $10 Non-Members
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Cook and Eat

Next Sessions:
• Wed., Feb. 21st at 11:15 a.m.
• Wed., Mar. 20th at 11:15 a.m.
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Join us in the kitchen for a fun time preparing simple recipes to share with your kitchen mates. Facilitated by a WRHA volunteer.

(NOTE: You should anticipate staying for 2–2.5 hours each session)
Registration deadline: If you would like to know what is on the menu or if you have any other questions, please contact Amanda at 204-940-3261.

Cost: $10

Lunch and a Movie

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Thursdays at 12:00 p.m.

Cost: $8 Members
$10 Non-Members
Register: Jan-Mar
Register: Dec 21st
Thursday, December 21st: “The Mountain Between Us”
Starring OSCAR® Winner Kate Winslet and Golden Globe winner Idris Elba. 2017 Adventure/Thriller Stranded on a mountain after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must work together to endure the extreme elements of the remote, snow-covered terrain. Realizing that help is not on the way, they embark on a perilous journey across hundreds of miles of wilderness, pushing each other to survive and discovering their inner strength.
Thursday, January 11th: “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel”
Some British retirees (Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Bill Nighy) decide to outsource their retirement to exotic -- and less expensive -- India. Lured by advertisements for the newly restored Marigold Hotel and imagining a life of leisure in lush surroundings, they arrive and find that the Marigold is actually a shell of its former self. Though their new home is not quite what they had imagined, the retirees find that life and love can begin again when they let go of their pasts.

Thursday, January 25th: “Bucket List”
Billionaire Edward Cole (Jack Nicholson) and car mechanic Carter Chambers (Morgan Freeman) are complete strangers, until fate lands them in the same hospital room. The men find they have two things in common: a need to come to terms with who they are and what they have done with their lives, and a desire to complete a list of things they want to see and do before they die. Against their doctor's advice, the men leave the hospital and set out on the adventure of a lifetime.

Thursday, February 8th : “The Help”
In 1960s Mississippi, Southern society girl Skeeter (Emma Stone) returns from college with dreams of being a writer. She turns her small town on its ear by choosing to interview the Black women who have spent their lives taking care of prominent white families. Only Aibileen (Viola Davis), the housekeeper of Skeeter's best friend, will talk at first. But as the pair continue the collaboration, more women decide to come forward, and as it turns out, they have quite a lot to say.

Thursday, March 7th: “80 for Brady”
Starring Lily Tomlin · Jane Fonda · Rita Moreno · Sally Field Four best friends live life to the fullest when they embark on a wild trip to see their hero, Tom Brady, play in the 2017 Super Bowl.

Thursday, March 21st : “The Iron Lady”
In her twilight years, former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher (Meryl Streep) reflects on her life and career as she finally prepares to dispose of the belongings of her late husband, Denis (Jim Broadbent). Daughter of a Grantham grocer, she successfully broke through a double-paned glass ceiling of gender and class. Thatcher became the first female prime minister of the United Kingdom and remained as such for 11 consecutive years, until declining popularity forced her to resign.



Soups and More!
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UPCOMING SOUPS:

Jan. 24th: White Chicken Chili Winter Vegetable and Lentil Soup

Feb. 7th: Chickpea Vegetable Chowder Stuffed Pepper Soup

Feb. 21st: Potato Corn Chowder Tandoori Turkey Soup

Mar. 6th: Cabbage Roll Soup Mushroom Stroganoff Soup

Mar. 20th: Zuppa Toscana Veggie Tortilla Sou