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Active is Attractive - City of Sault Ste. Marie
Sault Ste. Marie Seniors Services
September to December 2016
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SENIOR CITIZENS' DROP-IN CENTRE
619 Bay Street
Sault Ste. Marie, ON
P6A 5X5
Phone: 705 - 254-6474
Fax: 705 - 254-4929
The City of Sault Ste. Marie, Community
Services Department, Recreation & Culture
Division, operates and staffs both Senior
Citizens' Centres.
The Mandate of Seniors' Services is to provide
the opportunity for persons age 55 years or
over
to participate in meaningful leisure
pursuits and to provide services that address
the needs of older adults as they relate to
information, communication and recreation in
facilities that are friendly, clean and safe.
No membership is required for either Centre.
STEELTON SENIOR CITIZENS' CENTRE
235 Wellington Street West
Sault Ste. Marie, ON
P6A 1H6
Phone: 705 - 759-5377
Fax: 705 - 759-4382
HOURS OF OPERATION
Monday to Friday
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
*Evening & Weekend rentals available
for Senior Groups*
Your Guide to
Recreational Programs
& Services For Seniors
55+
SENIORS' SERVICES
GENERAL
INFORMATION
Staff At Your Service
The Corporation of the City of
Sault Ste. Marie provides
trained staff at both sites to
assist with orientation to the
Centres and to answer
questions regarding programs
at either Senior Centre.
Supervisor
Senior Citizens' Drop-In
Centre & Steelton Senior
Citizens' Centre
Terry Lou Legros
Registration And
Payment Options
 Register in advance for
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Recreation Programmers
Senior Citizens'
Drop-In Centre
Brooke Dezell and
Rita O’Neill
Steelton Senior
Citizens' Centre
Vicky Taylor
Office Staff
Senior Citizens'
Drop-In Centre
Fran Wozny
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all programs (some are
limited seating)
In person or by phone
during regular office hours
Payment for all programs
is CASH ONLY
Payment for all
programs is due one
week in advance of the
program
Failure to pay one week
in advance could result in
loss of spot in the
class/program
Supply lists are given
upon paid registration
only.
Refund Policy
If you have a valid reason for
requesting a refund, it will be
considered. Money is
refundable within a
four-week period only.
Appropriate approval must be
given.
Oh No! You Cancelled It?
Sometimes, excellent courses
are cancelled due to low
registration. Please register
early to avoid disappointment.
Volunteers
Volunteers assist in the
operation of many programs,
classes, special events and
the daily operations at our
Senior Centre’s. We invite
you to volunteer and feel the
rewards of being a “special
member” of our Seniors'
Services family.
Volunteer Jobs
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Instructors For Programs
Food Preparation
Grocery Shopping
Food Service
Ticket/Craft Sales
Assist at Special Events
Gift Wrapping (Seasonal)
Meat Pie Preparation
Parking
Parking at the Senior
Citizens' Drop-In Centre is in
the lot to the southeast of the
building off of Russ Ramsay
Way.
Parking at the Steelton Senior
Citizens' Centre is in the City
lot on the north side of
Wellington Street or on either
side of the building.
Handicapped parking is
available at both Centres.
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SENIOR CITIZENS' DROP-IN CENTRE
619 Bay Street
Sault Ste. Marie, ON
P6A 5X5
Phone: 705-254-6474
Fax: 705-254-4929
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SENIOR CITIZENS' DROP-IN CENTRE
INDEX
Page
HOST CLUB _______________________________________________________________
Club 119
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ARTS & CRAFTS ___________________________________________________________
Christmas Cheer
General Crafts
Beadwork
Card Making
Needlecraft Classes/Courses
Photo Scrap Booking Workshops/Classes
Painting Classes/Courses
Quilting Classes/Courses
Sewing Classes/Courses
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ACTIVE LIVING ______________________________________________________________ 11
Shuffleboard
A Form Tai Chi
Pickleball
Fitness Classes
Darts/Snooker
Dance Classes
Qigong
Energy Healing 101
Stretching and Strengthening Class
GAMES ____________________________________________________________________
Bingo
Hand & Foot
Contract Bridge
Fun Cards
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EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS _________________________________________________
Cooking Classes
Meditation/Drumming
Tech Sessions
General Information Talks
Savvy Seniors Book Chat
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SPECIAL EVENTS __________________________________________________________ 17
Christmas Tea, Craft & Bake Sale Line Dance Socials
Meat Pies
Dinner/Dances
Social Events
Artist Journey Continues Art Display and Sale
DINE WITH US _____________________________________________________________
Lunch and More
Noon Lunches
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HEALTHY LIFESTYLES ______________________________________________________
Blood Pressure Clinics
Foot Care Clinics
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COMMUNITY RECREATION PROGRAMS _______________________________________
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SENIOR CITIZENS' DROP-IN CENTRE
CLUB 119 – DROP-IN CENTRE
Club 119 is the Host Club at the Senior Citizens Drop-In Centre located at 619 Bay Street. Club 119 is
affiliated with the United Seniors Citizens of Ontario. The U.S.C.O. provides information, education and
advocacy on behalf of Older Adults in Ontario.
The membership year is September 2016 to August 2017. Memberships are $4.00 each and are sold
during office hours from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. If you have a membership with any other club affiliated
with the U.S.C.O. your membership dues are $2.00 each. There are many programs that are planned for
your enjoyment by the Club.
Club 119 supports the Senior Citizens Advisory Council and assists financially with the purchase of
equipment and the operation of programs at the Seniors Citizens Drop-In Centre.
CLUB 119 EVENTS
Senior Singers
Date: Tuesdays,
September 6th to
November 22nd
Time: 10:15 a.m. to
12:00 p.m.
Cost: Club Membership
Duration: 11 weeks
Choir Director: Sonya Masotti
Pianist: Mary Madonna
Lorraine Smith
If you are interested in joining
the choir, drop in to one of
their practices on Tuesday
mornings.
Please Note: Cancelled
Tuesday, October 18th.
Club 119 Membership
On sale now!
$4.00 includes United
Senior Citizen of
Ontario Membership
Expires
August 31, 2017
Cards
Date: Tuesdays,
September 6th to
December 13th
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Cost: $2.00 at the door
Club Membership required
Duration: 14 weeks
Play card games of bid
euchre, bridge, 500 and
cribbage. Prizes will be
awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd
place scores. Refreshments
and a light snack will be
provided.
Please Note: No cards on
Tuesday, October 18th.
Pot Luck Lunch &
Card Party
Date: Tuesday,
September 20th &
November 22nd
Time: 12:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Cost: A hot or cold food item
Gather your friends and join
us for a traditional Pot Luck
lunch. Those who do not eat
lunch with us the cost is
$2.00 per person upon arrival
for cards. Cards will begin at
1:00 p.m.
Halloween Movie &
Popcorn “Hocus Pocus”
Date: Monday, October 31st
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Cost: $2.00
After moving to Salem,
teenager Max Dennison
explores an abandoned
house with his sister Dani and
their new friend Allison. After
dismissing a story Allison tells
as superstitious, Max
accidentally frees a coven of
evil witches who used to live
in the house. Now, with the
help of a magical cat, the kids
must steal the witches’ book
of spells to stop them from
becoming immortal.
Club 119 Early Risers
Bingo
Date: Monday,
November 7th
Time: 10:45 a.m.
Cost: $5.00 includes bingo
Start your morning off right
with some healthy snacks
and a chance to win some
cash prizes. 12 games of
Bingo will be played.
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SENIOR CITIZENS' DROP-IN CENTRE
ARTS &
CRAFTS
 Please register and pay
one week in advance.
 Sample crafts are on
display.
 Pick up your supply list
upon paid registration.
Sewing and Quilting
Courses may also require:
Sewing machine, needles,
cutting mat, rotary cutter,
ruler, scissors, pen/pencil,
tracing paper, masking tape
and extension cord.
A Basic Sewing Kit
includes: Seam ripper,
sewing needles, thread, fabric
scissors, measuring tape and
pins.
SEPTEMBER
Needlecraft
Crochet Club
Date: Fridays,
September 2th to
December 16th
Time: 10:15 a.m. to
12:15 p.m.
Cost: $1.00 per visit
plus supplies
Duration: 15 weeks
Join this group for some great
fellowship and the sharing of
ideas, patterns and tips.
Participants each week work
on their own projects. You
must know how to crochet.
Please Note: Closed Friday,
November 11th
(Remembrance Day).
Painting
Open Painting
Date: Wednesdays,
September 7th to
December 14th
Time: 10:15 a.m. to
12:00 p.m.
Cost: $1.00 per visit
Duration: 15 weeks
We invite artists to work on
their individual projects, while
sharing tips and enjoying
friendly conversation. Bring
your own supplies.
Please Note: Cancelled on
Wednesday, October 19th
Wednesday, November 2nd
These two dates will take
place at Steelton.
Christmas Cheer Program
Date: Wednesdays,
September 7th to
December 14th
Time: 10:30 to 11:45 a.m.
Duration: 14 weeks
We invite all knitters to join
our group every Wednesday
morning. All items we knit
are donated to our local
Christmas Cheer depot in
December. Yarn is supplied.
Everyone is welcome! This is
a very social group who has
loads of fun while helping a
very worthy cause in our
community. Join us!
Please Note: Class cancelled
on Wednesday, October 19th.
View Active is
Attractive &
Tattle Tales
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Needlecraft
Knifty Knitters
Date: Mondays,
September 12th to
December 19th
Time: 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Cost: $1.00 per visit
Duration: 13 weeks
This is the perfect tool for
anyone whose fingers are
sometimes stiff and painful or
for a beginner. Let the Knifty
Knitter tool hold your work
while you create hats,
scarves and much more.
Please Note: Closed
Monday, October 10th
(Thanksgiving Day)
Needlecraft
Swedish Weaving
Date: Mondays,
September 12th to
December 19th
Time: 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Cost: $ 1.00 per visit
Duration: 13 weeks
There is no instructor for this
class. Participants work on
their own projects. Tips and
ideas are shared with each
other.
Please Note: Closed
Monday, October 10th
(Thanksgiving Day)
View Crafts on
display at our
Centre
www.saultstemarie.ca
Register Early to Avoid
Disappointment
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SENIOR CITIZENS' DROP-IN CENTRE
ARTS &
CRAFTS
Needlecraft
Knitting Classes
Date: Mondays,
September 12th to
December 19th
Time: 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Cost: $1.00 per visit
Duration: 13 weeks
Join this group each week as
they work on their own
individual projects. Bring your
own pattern, needles and
yarn. Participants share
patterns and helpful tips with
one another. This is a time
just for you to relax and enjoy
your craft work, perhaps
some projects you may have
set aside. It is also an
opportunity to meet and make
some new friends.
Please Note: Closed
Monday, October 10th
(Thanksgiving Day).
Memory Wire Bracelet
Date: Monday,
September 12th
Time: 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $15.00 includes kit
Instructor: Tiana Pollari
Join Tiana as she guides you
through making this bracelet.
There will be various colour
choices to pick from to please
anyone’s fashion statement.
Traditional Hand Rug
Hooking
Date: Tuesdays,
September 13th and 27th
Time: 10:15 a.m. to
12:15 p.m.
Cost: $5.00 registration fee
$2.00 bi-weekly fee
plus kit cost
Duration: Bi-weekly
Instructor: Betty Currie
This is the ultimate craft for
recycling wool cloth and other
fabrics. Make your project
into a wall hanging, coaster or
rug. If you are curious about
this course and want to learn
more about Traditional Hand
Rug Hooking, drop in to one
of the classes. Newcomers
are always welcome!
Don’t forget your basic
sewing kit
As a courtesy to members
with allergies or sensitivity
to scents, we ask that you
do not wear perfume or
after-shave while attending
any activity/classes at our
Center’s. Many folks have
an unpleasant reaction to
perfumes and scents.
Thank you for your
consideration.
Quilting
Wanna Bee Quilters
Date: Tuesdays,
September 13th to
December 6th
Time: 10:15 a.m. to
12:15 p.m.
Cost: $2.00 per visit
Duration: 13 weeks
Join these ladies weekly to
learn new quilting projects
and patterns. This class is
great for the beginner, who
wants to learn how to quilt.
Painting
Drawing with Soft Pastels
Date: Mondays,
September 19th to
October 31st
Time: 10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Cost: $63.00 plus supplies
Duration: 6 weeks
Instructor: Taimi Polmaa
Using pastels and a step by
step approach, you will create
colourful drawings of nature,
landscape and still life.
Please Note: Closed
Monday, October 10th
(Thanksgiving Day).
Needlecrafts
Crochet Basket Bag
Date: Mondays,
September 19th and 26th
Time: 1:00 to 3:30 p.m.
Cost: $5.00 plus supplies
Duration: 2 weeks
Instructor: Tary Trottier
Everyone needs another bag.
To complete this bag you
must know how to crochet.
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SENIOR CITIZENS' DROP-IN CENTRE
ARTS &
CRAFTS
Creative Memories
Photo Scrap Booking
Workshops
Date: Tuesday,
September 20th
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $15.00 per session
Consultant: Lanny Clark
Do you want to put your
pictures into a booklet to help
protect them for years to
come? This is a great class
for the beginner to learn how
to photo scrap book.
Experienced scrap bookers
also really enjoy these
classes. Pens and cutting
tools are supplied. Many tips
are shared with each other.
Don’t forget your pictures.
Bring a lunch.
Quilting
Mystery Quilt
Date: Wednesday,
September 21st and
Thursday September 22nd
Time: 10:30 a.m.to 4:00 p.m.,
Cost: $10.00 plus supplies
Duration: 2 consecutive days
Instructor: Teri Major
You will be provided with step
by step instruction to
complete this project. This
quilt works well using jelly
rolls or strips of material.
Basic knowledge of quilting is
required.
Painting
Watercolour with Pen/Ink
with Taimi
Date: Fridays,
September 23rd to
October 28th
Time: 10:15 a.m. to
12:15 p.m.
Cost: $63.00 plus supplies
Duration: 6 weeks
Instructor: Taimi Paldmaa
Learn the basics in painting
with watercolours, techniques
and application. You will learn
step by step to create
paintings of leaves, flower,
wood, rocks and landscape.
Using pen and ink, define the
work with line and ink strokes.
Quilting
Surprise Pinwheel Square
Date: Friday, September 23rd
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $7.00 plus supplies
Instructor: Marie Anne Parker
A great easy, beginners
project. Working with 2 1/2”
strips of material this surprise
pin wheel square can also be
tuned into a star square. View
this quilt square at the centre.
Moccasin Style Slipper
Decorated with Needle
Felting
Date: Tuesdays,
September 27th and
October 4th
Time: 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $20.00 includes
supplies
Duration: 2 weeks
Instructor: Marion Rahrer
Learn to make these comfy
moccasin style slippers.
Marion will then show how
the added feature of needle
felting will help to complete
this project.
Quilting
Spiced Pumpkin
Date: Wednesday,
September 28th
Time: 1:00 to
2:00 p.m.
Date: Friday, October 7th
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $12.00 plus supplies
Duration: 2 days
Instructor: Joan Davis
Iona Bishop
The pumpkins in this cheeky
but charming wall hanging will
grace your home from the
first chilly days of autumn
right through to the first flakes
of winter. Fusible applique
experience is an asset for this
pattern. This course is an
intermediate level quilting
class.
Remember to pick
up supply lists
upon payment of
programs
OCTOBER
Wicked Wine Woman
Charm
Date: Monday, October 1st
Time: 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $17.00 includes kit
Instructor: Tiana Pollai
These wicked wine women
charms are great to identify
your glass. Your charm is
made using colorful beads,
wire and can have a
decorative bead. You can
also make your wicked
women charm into a necklace
or brouche. Be creative and
have fun making your wicked
woman charm.
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SENIOR CITIZENS' DROP-IN CENTRE
ARTS &
CRAFTS
No Sew Blanket with Teri
Date: Wednesday,
October 5th
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $7.00 plus supplies
Instructor: Teri Major
A quick and easy project to
make using fleece material
Teri will show you a fancy
knot to complete your project.
These blankets make great
gifts.
Quilted Ornaments
Pinwheel Design
Date: Tuesday, October 11th
Time: 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $15.00 includes kit
Instructor: Shirley Johnson
This pinwheel pattern
ornament is all hand stitched
and made with larger fabric
squares of fall prints. Each kit
contains all you need to make
your ornament. You will learn
each step from beginning to
end to complete a beautiful
keepsake.
Basket Making with Judy
Date: Friday,
October 14th
Time: 10:30 a.m.
to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $27.00
includes kit
Instructor: Judy McGonigal
This basket is a market style
creation and looks like the 4
quart basket with a handle
that they used to sell
tomatoes years ago. Judy
will provide you with step by
step instruction to complete
the basket.
Quilting
Almost Paradise Quilt
Date: Mondays.
October 17th and 24th
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $10.00 plus supplies
Duration: 2 days
Instructor: Jennifer Freiburger
This quilt is made using
jewel-tone colours of the
earth, sea and sky on a white
or light coloured background
fabric, or colour combination
of your choice. It is
constructed of 17 ½” blocks
and works up into a full size
quilt at 72 x 90”. Skill level
easy to intermediate, some
sewing experience is
necessary. Quilt size can
easily be changed by
increasing or decreasing the
number of blocks.
Quilting
Rail Fence with a Twist
Date: Fridays,
October 21st and 28th
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $10.00 plus supplies
Duration: 2 days
Instructor: Jan Eskelin
This class is a modern twist
on the Rail Fence quilt
pattern using multiple
coloured fabrics. A great
course for the beginner.
Painting
Acrylic Painting on Canvas
Date: Monday, October 24th
Time: 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $9.00 includes supplies
Instructors: Tiana Pollari
Chris Pollari
A fun and easy painting class
where no experience is
required. During this project
you will work on painting a
scene with trees and a water
stream.
Creative Memories
Photo Scrap Booking
Workshops
Date: Tuesday, October 25th
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $15.00 per session
Consultant: Lanny Clark
Check September’s write-up
for more information.
Button Doll Buddy Craft
Date: Tuesday, October 25th
Time: 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $5.00 includes kit
Instructor: Jean Grant Rose
Your kit will contain a variety
of coloured buttons to make
this fun craft. You can bring
any added buttons of your
choice or even a special one
that can added to personalize
your button doll buddy.
Alchol Ink Ceramic Tile
Date: Wednesday,
October 26th
Time: 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $20.00 include kit
Instructor: Anna Lefave
Bring out your inner artist with
a spirit of play by creating a
beautiful painting on a
ceramic tile or coaster using
Alcohol Inks.
View Crafts on
Display in our
lobby!
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SENIOR CITIZENS' DROP-IN CENTRE
ARTS &
CRAFTS
NOVEMBER
Painting
Watercolours with Marilyn
Date: Tuesdays,
November 1st to 22nd
Time: 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Duration: 4 weeks
Cost: $43.00 plus supplies
Instructor: Marilyn Mills
Marilyn will be teaching
painting on rice paper and
learning how to make simple
figures to put into paintings.
Rice paper will be supplied.
Please bring a picture or two
of flowers or a scene you
would like to paint, as well as
any pictures of
people that do not
require a great deal
of detail.
Painting Exercise
Value and Intensity of
Colour with Taimi
Date: Fridays, November 4th
to December 2nd
Time: 10:15 a.m. to
12:15 p.m.
Cost: $43.00 plus supplies
Duration: 4 weeks
Instructor: Taimi Poldmaa
Using Tom Thompson’s “The
Pointers” we will study his
method of application with
emphasis on colour
intensities. This is a valuable
lesson in changing and
mixing colours.
Please Note: Closed Friday,
November 11th
(Remembrance Day).
Painting
Watercolours with Heddys
Date: Mondays,
November 14th to 28th
Time: 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $9.00 plus supplies
Duration: 3 weeks
Instructor: Heddys Stevenson
This is a painting class for
those interested in
watercolours. We will do a
painting each day following a
fall theme. You will learn
about the media itself, colour
and techniques. Beginners
are always welcome. The
speed of the class will
depend on the painters in it.
Just come and have fun!
Creative Memories
Photo Scrap Booking
Workshops
Date: Tuesday,
November 15th
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $15.00 per session
Consultant: Lanny Clark
Check September’s write-up
for more information.
View Crafts on
display at our
Centre
Alcohol Ink Jewelry Class
Date: Wednesday,
November 16th
Time: 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $20.00 includes kit
Instructor: Anna Lefave
Join me for an afternoon of
fun to decorate some
wonderful pieces of jewelry
using alcohol ink. Alcohol Ink
is a very fluid unconventional
medium with the look of
stained glass.
Painting
Painted Wooden Angel
Date: Thursday,
November 17th
Time: 10:30 a.m.to 3:00 p.m.
Cost: $15.00 includes wood
Instructor: Dianne Payne
This wooden angel is a fun,
whimsical piece to paint. No
painting experience required.
Card Making with
Jean and Cathie
Date: Thursday,
November 17th
Time: 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $9.00 includes kit
Instructors: Jean Frech
Cathie Klages
During this class you will
make two cards. One will be
an all occasion card using
card stock and embellishing it
with a large music note. The
other card will be a Christmas
collage theme one. These
two cards will completed by
the end of the class. Come
out and enjoy taking this
course.
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SENIOR CITIZENS' DROP-IN CENTRE
ARTS &
CRAFTS
Painting
Watercolurs with Nancy
Date: Friday, November 18th
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $10.00 plus supplies
Instructor: Nancy Caldwell
You will explore the use of a
painting pen called Elegant
Writer .Required for the class
is a picture lightly drawn or
bring one to sketch. Subject
matter is your choice. You’ll
use the pen to draw on your
subject after sketching it, or if
you are able to draw directly
with the Elegant Writer. Since
it is a full day, bring your
acrylic squeeze bottle with
you and we’ll also investigate
using it to draw/paint an
animal. Dogs are easy to
depict especially if they are
the terrier type, curly haired
or shaggy faced. Come again
to try another method of
expressing
yourself.
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Registration &
payment is
required one
week in
advance of all
programs
Painting
Acrylic Painting on Canvas
with Tiana and Chris #2
Date: Monday,
November 28th
Time: 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $9.00 includes supplies
Instructors: Tiana Pollarii
Chris Pollari
The picture painted will
consist of trees , mountains
and water. This is a great
beginners project.
Don’t forget your
Basic Sewing Kit.
DECEMBER
Quilting
Snowman Table Runner or
Wall Hanging
Date: Thursday,
December 1st
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $7.00 plus supplies
Instructor: Nancy Sachro
Sew and quilt a tablerunner
or wall quilt decorated with a
whimsical fellow in his toque.
This machine appliqued and
sewn project is good for
Christmas or winter
depending on your colour
choice. This project is
suitable for a confident
beginner or experienced
sewer. Sewing machine
knowledge is an asset.
Quilting
Quilt as You Go!
Hexagon Table Topper
Date: Friday, December 2nd
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $7.00 plus supplies
Instructors: Joan Davis
Iona Bishop
This fast, easy project will
help you use up a few of the
scrap material hanging
around your sewing room.
Since you are quilting your
topper as you piece it, it will
be almost complete by the
time you leave class.
Painting
Painted Glass Ball
with Tiana and Chris
Date: Tuesday, December 6th
Time: 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $7.00 includes kit
Instructor: Tiana Pollari
Chris Pollari
Join Tiana and Chris as you
paint on this coloured glass
ball. You will paint a simple
winter scene using paints and
markers. This glass ball will
make a great addition to any
tree or hung on its own for
display.
Quilted Ornament
Snowman Design
Date: Tuesday,
December 13th
Time: 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $13.00 includes kit
Instructor: Shirley Johnson
The snowman ornaments are
made by folding and pinning
tiny squares of fabric and
gluing of felt to create little
hats and scarves. This
ornament will make great
gifts.
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SENIOR CITIZENS' DROP-IN CENTRE
ARTS &
CRAFTS
Creative Memories
Photo Scrap Booking
Date: Monday,
December 20th
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $15.00 per person
Consultant: Lanny Clark
Check September’s write-up
for more information.
ACTIVE
LIVING
SEPTEMBER
Shuffleboard
Date: Fridays,
September 2nd to
December 16th
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Cost: $2.00 per visit
Duration: 16 weeks
You are invited to join this
group who meet each week
to play shuffleboard. If you
are new to the game, no
problem, we will teach you!
This is a good opportunity to
meet and make some new
friends and enjoy an
afternoon of fellowship.
Please Note: Cancelled on
September 30th and
October 21st
Snooker
Date: Monday to Friday
September 6th to
December 16th
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Cost: $7.00 per person/week
Duration: 15 weeks
We would like to extend an
invitation to new players to
join us, receive three free
visits to become familiar with
our snooker program.
Please Note: Closed
Monday, October 10th
(Thanksgiving Day).
Friday, November 11th
(Remembrance Day).
Darts
Date: Tuesdays,
September 6th to
December 13th
Time: 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Cost: $2.00 per visit
Duration: 14 weeks
For those persons who like to
throw darts we invite you to
join us each week. When you
arrive we will divide up into
teams. Fun for all!
Newcomers are welcome to
join. Please bring your own
darts. Please Note: Darts is
cancelled on Tuesday,
October 18th.
Stretching & Strengthening
Date: Tuesdays,
September 6th to 27th
Time: 11:00 to 11:30 a.m.
Date: Thursdays,
September 8th to 29th
Time: 1:30 to 2:00 p.m.
Cost: $8.00 per person
Duration: 4 weeks/8 sessions
Instructor: Michele Moroz
During this class many
exercise movements will be
taught with the aid of a chair.
Energy Healing 101
Date: Tuesdays and
Thursdays,
September 6th to
September 29th
Time: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Cost: $21.00 per person
Duration: 4 weeks
Instructor: Carla Pierman
Increase energy levels;
strengthen the lungs, heart
and body. Release tension,
ease pain and elevate mood.
Deep breathing, light
stretching, Yoga and Qigong
Tai Chi practices are
integrated to help activate the
body’s natural healing
capabilities.
Open Carpet Bowling
Date: Thursdays,
September 8th to
December 15th
Time: 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Cost: $2.00 per visit
Duration: 13 weeks
We invite all bowlers to play
this fun sport. No experience
is necessary and we will
teach new bowlers the game.
Refreshments are available.
Please Note: Cancelled on
Thursday, October 13th &
20th.
Reminder: Payment
is due one week in
advance
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SENIOR CITIZENS' DROP-IN CENTRE
ACTIVE
LIVING
Open Line Dance
Date: Thursdays,
September 8th to
December 15th
Time: 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.
Cost: $30.00 per person
Duration: 14 weeks
Instructor: Joan Walls
This class is for those who
enjoy dancing to a selection
of music provided by our
instructor. Learn new steps
and dances in a group
setting. Cold refreshments
will be available.
Please Note Cancelled
Thursday, November 24th.
Wii Bowling
Date: Fridays,
September 9th to
December 16th
Time: 10:30 a.m. to
12:00 p.m.
Cost: $1.00 per visit
Duration: 14 weeks
Wii is a virtual game played
on the T.V. using hand
controls. It feels just like the
real sport. For those persons
who would like to try to play
this game, drop in any Friday.
We would love to show you
how much fun this game can
be. Please Note: Closed
Friday, November 11th
(Remembrance Day).
A Beginner’s class is
required prior to
entering into
Open Line Dancing.
Beginners Line Dance
Date: Thursdays,
September 8th to
December 15th
Time: 2:45 to 3:45 p.m.
Cost: $25.00 per person
Duration: 14 weeks
Instructor: Joan Walls
This class is designed for
new comers and beginners to
learn basic dance steps!
Please Note: Cancelled
Thursday, November 24th.
Zumba Dance
Date: Fridays,
September 9th to
October 14th
Time: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Cost: $57.00 per person
Duration: 6 weeks
Instructor: Ildiko Horvath
Zumba is a latin inspired,
easy to follow, calorie burning
fitness program. Zumba
borrows movement patterns
from Latin and International
dance, but these moves are
simple, fun and accessible to
everybody. Now is the time to
join the Zumba craze
everyone is talking about!
A Form of Tai Chi
Date: Mondays &
Wednesdays,
September 12th to
December 14th
Time: 10:30 a.m. to
12:00 p.m.
Cost: $2.00 per visit
Duration: 14 weeks
Instructor: Donna Komhyr
Jan Eskelin
Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese
martial arts form that has
many variations. It is a set of
108 moves with some repeats
of particular movements. It is
good for improving balance,
strength, endurance, memory
and flexibility. This class
starts with ½ hour of
exercises and practicing
some of the movements from
the set.
- ½ hour of Tai Chi
- 15 minutes of social time
- 15 minutes more of Tai Chi
Please Note: Closed
Monday, October 10th
(Thanksgiving Day).
Qigong Tai Chi
Date: Mondays,
September 12th to
October 3rd
Time: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Cost: $21.00
Duration: 4 weeks
Instructor: Carla Pierman
Sitting qigong promotes
proper breathing, motion,
healing and relaxation. Learn
how to relax your body,
improve inner energy and
help circulate your blood
more freely for self-healing.
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SENIOR CITIZENS' DROP-IN CENTRE
ACTIVE
LIVING
Pickleball
Date: Tuesdays & Thursdays,
September 13th to
December 15th
Time: 5:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Cost: $2.00 per visit
Duration: 13 weeks
Come out and play this hybrid
sport which combines
elements of badminton,
tennis and table tennis.
Newcomers Welcome!
Please Note: Cancelled on
September 29th, October 13th,
18th, & 20th.
Sit & Fit
Date: Thursdays,
September 15th to
October 27th
Time: 12:45 to 1:45 p.m.
Cost: $12.00
Duration: 6 weeks
Instructor: Tary Trottier
Stay fit and healthy! Join in
the fun while you tone,
strengthen and work out all
while sitting in your chair.
This exercise program is
suitable for everyone!
Please Note: No class
October 20th.
OCTOBER
Stretching and
Strengthening
Date: Tuesdays,
October 4th to 25th
Time: 11:00 to 11:30 a.m.
Date: Thursdays,
October 6th to 27th
Time: 1:30 to 2:00 p.m.
Cost: $8.00
Instructor: Michelle Moroz
See September write-up for
more information.
Energy Healing 101
Date: Tuesdays and
Thursdays,
October 4th to October 27th
Time: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Cost: $21.00 per person
Duration: 4 weeks
Instructor: Carla Pierman
See September write-up for
more information.
Qigong Tai Chi
Date: Mondays,
October 17th to November 7th
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Cost: $21.00
Duration: 4 weeks
Instructor: Carla Pierman
See September write-up for
more information.
Zumba Dance
Date: Fridays,
October 21st to December 2nd
Time: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Cost: $57.00 per person
Duration: 6 weeks
Instructor: Ildiko Horvath
See September write-up for
more information.
Please Note: Closed Friday,
November 11th.
(Remembrance Day).
NOVEMBER
Energy Healing 101
Date: Tuesdays and
Thursdays,
November 1st to
November 24th
Time: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Cost: $21.00 per person
Duration: 4 weeks
Instructor: Carla Pierman
See September’s write-up for
more information.
Stretching and
Strengthening
Date: Tuesdays,
November 1st to 22nd
Time: 11:00 to 11:30 a.m.
Date: Thursdays,
November 3rd to 24th
Time: 1:30 to 2:00 p.m.
Cost: $8.00
Instructor: Michelle Moroz
See Septembers write up for
more information.
Qigong Tai Chi
Date: Mondays,
November 14th to
December 5th
Time: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Cost: $21.00 per person
Duration: 4 weeks
Instructor: Carla Pierman
See September write-up for
more information.
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SENIOR CITIZENS' DROP-IN CENTRE
GAMES
Contract Bridge
Date: Wednesdays,
September 7th to
December 14th
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Cost: $1.00 per visit
Duration: 15 weeks
Fun bridge is played weekly
in the South Room. Come
and join this group!
Singles welcome.
Fun Cards
Date: Thursdays,
September 8th to
December 15th
Time: 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $1.00 per visit
Duration: 14 weeks
A variety of games are played
each week including Lucky
13, Blind Golf, and Hand and
Foot. Don’t know how to
play, that is okay, we will
teach you. Refreshments are
available. Newcomers are
always welcome!
Please Note: Cancelled on
Thursday, October 20th.
Contract Bridge
Date: Fridays,
September 9th to
December 16th
Time: 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Cost: $1.00 per visit
Duration: 14 weeks
If you wish to play bridge
during this time, please bring
your own foursome.
Please Note: Closed Friday,
November 11th
(Remembrance Day).
Hand & Foot
Date: Fridays,
September 9th to
December 16th
Time: 1:45 to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $1.00 per visit
Duration: 14 weeks
Interested hand and foot
players are welcome to join
the group every Friday
afternoon. If you do not know
how to play we will teach you.
This is great fellowship time.
Please Note: Closed Friday,
November 11th
(Remembrance Day).
GAMES
Bingo
Date: Wednesdays,
September 14th & 28th
October 12th & 26th
November 9th & 23rd
December 14th
Time: 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Cost: Pay per card
Duration: 2nd and 4th
Wednesday of each month.
Come and try your luck for
this fun afternoon.
New comers are
always welcome!
Hope to see you
soon!
EDUCATIONAL
PROGRAMS
SEPTEMBER
Bridge Lessons
Date: Thursdays,
September 8th to
December 15th
Time: 10:30 a.m. to
12:00 p.m.
Cost: $2.00 per visit
$30.00 payable to
instructor for a
mandatory book
purchase
Instructor: Bruce Richmond
Duration: 14 weeks
Join other fellow seniors and
learn the basics of bridge.
Come with a foursome or
come independently.
Please Note: Cancelled
Thursday, October 20th.
What’s Your Why
Date: Tuesday,
September 13th
Time: 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Cost: Free
Instructor: Katherine G.
MacRae
Join us for a free cancer
screening awareness
workshop. Hear first-person
stories from seniors about
why they got screened. Learn
more about the importance of
cancer screening and get
information about colon,
breast, cervical and prostate
cancer prevention.
Rediscover why it’s important
to maintain your health
because you matter to all of
us!
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SENIOR CITIZENS' DROP-IN CENTRE
EDUCATIONAL
PROGRAMS
Meditation & Drumming
Date: Wednesdays,
September 14th to
October 19th
Time: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Cost: $25.00 per person
Duration: 6 weeks
Instructor: Bonnie Baranski
The use of Chanting and
Drumming in Meditation is an
ancient form of self-care and
stress release. This class will
introduce you to Meditation
using the breath as a calming
tool, and repetitive sounds
and vibrations of Chanting
and Drumming. Join this
group for a very relaxing
morning.
Tech Session
Date: Wednesdays,
September 14th and 28th
Time: 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: Free
Bring your tablet or your
laptop and have your
questions answered by our
instructor. You must book a
30 minute session by
appointment only. Please call
705-254-6474.
Stay Safe Online Seminar
Date: Wednesday,
September 21st
Time: 12:45 to 2:30 p.m.
Cost: $20.00 per person
Instructors: Marcus & Melissa
If you are looking to stay
informed of how to protect
yourself while using
computers and tablets while
online then this is the class
for you! They will discuss safe
use, privacy protection and
security scams. Have your
questions answered by the
professionals at Tech Tutors
Onsite.
Registration &
payment is
required one
week in
advance of all
programs
Natural Body Scrubs &
Soaps
Date: Monday,
September 26th
Time: 12:30 p.m.
Cost: $6.00 per person
Instructor: Carla Pierman
Carla will show you how to
make natural body scrubs
and soaps with things you
already have in your home.
Savvy Seniors Book Chat
Date: Tuesday,
September 27th
Time: 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Cost: Free
A representative from the
Sault Ste. Marie Public
Library will be hosting a book
chat for all seniors. Seniors
are invited to share a
favourite book, poem or
movie that you have enjoyed.
Mark these dates on your
calendar. We look forward to
seeing you soon.
Newcomers are always
welcome.
Writing about Gifts and
Gratitude
Date: Thursday,
September 29th
Time: 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Cost: $13.00 per person
Instructor: Linda Zeppa
Writing is a great way to allow
the stories, thoughts, gifts
and gratitude within each of
us to flow out. This is not just
for writers. No worries about
spelling or grammar, just
inspiration, fun and
adventure.
OCTOBER
Prostate Cancer Talk
Date: Monday, October 3rd
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Cost: Free
Presenter: Jerry
Paquette
Hear about
personal stories,
share your
stories and get
real advice from a doctor.
Have all of your questions
answered in this seminar.
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SENIOR CITIZENS' DROP-IN CENTRE
EDUCATIONAL
PROGRAMS
Tech Session
Date: Wednesdays,
October 5th and 26th
Time: 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: Free
See Septembers write-up for
more information.
Best Food Buys
Date: Wednesday,
October 12th
Time: 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Cost: $2.00 per person
Speaker: Irene Gudz
Learn the steps to make the
healthiest purchases
referencing Canada’s Food
Guide. Talk will cover reading
labels, special diets, fixed
incomes, cooking for singles
and stocking a home pantry.
A healthy snack will be
provided.
Baking Strudel with Phyllo
Date: Monday, October 24th
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Cost: $6.00 per person
Instructor: Carol Natress
Join Carol in the kitchen as
she guides you through this
recipe on how to work with
phyllo dough to make
strudel.
Savvy Seniors Book Chat
Date: Tuesday,
October 25th
Time: 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Cost: Free
See September’s write-up for
more information.
Meditation & Drumming
Date: Wednesdays,
October 26th to
November 30th
Time: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Cost: $25.00 per person
Duration: 6 weeks
Instructor: Bonnie Baranski
See September write-up for
more information.
Indian Cooking
Date: Monday,
October 31st
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Cost: $6.00 per person
Register early and learn how
to cook a traditional Indian
meal. Taste test the final
product.
NOVEMBER
Tech Session
Date: Wednesdays,
November 9th and 23rd
Time: 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: Free
See Septembers write-up for
more information.
Coffee Chat & Travel
Date: Wednesday,
November 16th
Time: 1:45 p.m.
Cost: Free
Speaker: Adriana
Tomie
Adriana has
traveled all over the
world! Join her as
she shares her
adventures, stories
and pictures with you. Bring
with you any stories you wish
to share with seniors friends!
Cake Mix Magic Baking
Date: Monday,
November 21st
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Cost: $6.00 per person
Instructor: Cathie Bishop
Join Cathie in the kitchen as
she shows you the many
different things you can bake.
Savvy Seniors Book Chat
Date: Tuesday,
November 29th
Time: 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Cost: Free
See September’s write-up for
more information.
DECEMBER
Stay On Your Feet
Date: Tuesday, December 6th
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Cost: Free
Host: Helen Kwolek-Public
Health Nurse
Stay on your feet is a regional
strategy that supports healthy
active aging for older adults.
It is focused on helping older
adults stay active, stay
independent and stay on their
feet! Join us to get your
questions answered and to
hear some great information
about the program.
Tech Session
Date: Wednesdays,
December 7th and 14th
Time: 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: Free
See Septembers write-up for
more information.
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SENIOR CITIZENS' DROP-IN CENTRE
EDUCATIONAL
PROGRAMS
Savvy Seniors Book Chat
Date: Tuesday,
December 13th
Time: 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Cost: Free
See September’s write-up for
more information.
SPECIAL
EVENTS
SEPTEMBER
Wii Bowling Pizza Party
Date: Monday,
September 12th
Time: 2:30 p.m.
Cost: $7.00 includes bowling
Menu: Pizza, Salad and
Dessert
Join us for some Wii bowling
fun followed by a pizza party.
Prize awarded for the winning
team.
Annual Alzheimer
Coffee Break
“Make Your Coffee Count”
Date: Thursday,
September 15th
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: By Donation
The Seniors Drop-In Centre
will be a host site on this day
to raise funds for the
Alzheimer Society of Sault
Ste. Marie and Algoma
District so they can continue
to provide much needed
services such as support
groups, recreation therapy
and education. Come by our
front lobby and purchase a
coffee, doughnut or other
snacks by donation.
Harvesters
Dinner & Dance
Date: Monday,
September 19th
Time: 5:30 to 10:00 p.m.
Cost: $10.00 per person
Menu: Pasta & Meatballs,
Salad, Bread and Dessert.
Music: Don Discher and
The Sundowners
Join us for an evening of
food, great music and
dancing. Tickets for this event
are available in advance only.
OCTOBER
Purchase
Special Event
tickets early!
Line Dance Social
Date: Monday,
October 3rd
Time: 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.
Cost: $2.00 at the door
Dance to many great genres
of music provided by Joan
and Larry Walls. We invite all
levels of line dancers to join
us for this fun evening.
See you there!
Meat Pies
Order dates for Meat Pies are
Monday, October 3rd
to Friday, October 14th
Orders are on a first come
first serve basis. Once we
reach our quota, orders will
be cut off! Large pies will be
available frozen only. Place
an order by telephone at
705-254-6474, or drop into
the Centre and place your
order with one of our friendly
staff. The size and prices of
the Meat Pies are:
5” for $3.00 each; or
9” for $10.00 each
Orders will be filled on
Tuesday, October 18th,
Wednesday, October 19th,
and Thursday, October 20th
Pick up times for pies are
from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. on
each of these days. Payment
for pies can be made in
advance or on the day you
pick up your pies. We will
accept cash or cheque.
Halloween
Dinner & Darts
Date: Tuesday,
October 25th
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Cost: $8.00 includes darts
Menu: Chili, Toast and
Dessert.
We invite all dart players to
enjoy a hot meal followed by
a few games of darts. Dress
in costume! Mark this date on
your calendar.
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SPECIAL
EVENTS
NOVEMBER
Our Artist Journey
Continues Art Show and
Display
Date: Saturday, November 5th
Time: 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Cost: Silver Collection
The artists are our very own
painters from the centre who
meet weekly to paint with
various mediums. There will
be a variety of paintings and
cards on display or to be
purchased.
Line Dance Social
Date: Monday,
November 14th
Time: 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.
Cost: $2.00 at the door
See October’s write-up for
more information.
View Active is
Attractive &
Tattle Tales
Online at
www.saultstemarie.ca
Senior Citizens Advisory
Council Christmas Tea,
Bake & Craft Sale
Date: Saturday,
November 19th
Time: 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Table Rental: $10.00 for a
six foot table
If you are a senior 55 + and
would like to sell your own
handmade crafts at our Tea,
give us a call to register your
name. Sorry no food items
are allowed at your tables.
Tea Entrance
Cost: $5.00 per person
Tasty treats and fancy
sandwiches, along with
tea/coffee will be available.
Purchase your Christmas
gifts at our craft tables. Many
crafters will be selling their
handmade products such as
blankets, socks, mittens,
toques, Christmas
ornaments, and more. Lots of
homemade goodies will be
available to purchase from
the bake table.
Ugly Christmas Sweater
Social & Karaoke
Date: Wednesday,
November 30th
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Cost: $5.00
Wear your ugliest sweater
and join us for a social
afternoon and some
Christmas snacks. Sing your
favorite Christmas songs.
Prize for the ugliest sweater!
DECEMBER
Lunch & More
Date: Monday, December 5th
Time: 12:00 Noon
Cost: $10.00 per person
Menu: Full Turkey meal and
the Trimmings.
Purchase your ticket early for
our annual lunch. Everyone is
welcome.
Dinner and Darts
Date: Tuesday,
December 6th
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Cost: $7.00 per person
Menu: Soup, Sandwiches and
Dessert
Join your friends for supper
and then play a few games of
darts. All dart players are
welcome! Bring your own
darts! Wear your red and
green!
“Deck the Halls”
Christmas Dinner & Dance
Date: Monday,
December 12th
Time: 5:30 to 10:00 p.m.
Cost: $10.00 in advance
Menu: Roast Beef, Mashed
Potatoes, Vegetable, Bread
and Dessert.
Music: Don Discher and The
Sundowners
Gather your friends and
purchase tickets in advance
for our dinner and dance.
Enjoy fellowship with each
other and great food prepared
by our staff.
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SENIOR CITIZENS' DROP-IN CENTRE
SPECIAL
EVENTS
Carpet Bowl Lunch
Date: Thursday,
December 15th
Time: 12:30 p.m.
Cost: $7.00 includes bowling
Menu: Sloppy Joes, Salad &
Dessert.
Come out of the cold and
enjoy a hot meal prepared by
our staff followed by an
afternoon of carpet bowling.
Mark this date on your
calendar!
HEALTHY
LIFESTYLES
Blood Pressure Clinics
Dates: Mondays,
September 12th
October 3rd
November 7th
December 5th
Time: 1:00 to 2:15 p.m.
Our retired volunteer nurses
will be available to take your
blood pressure.
We are looking for
noon lunch sandwich
makers, servers, meat
pie helpers, gift wrap
help, instructors,
bakers, kitchen help
and much more!
DINE WITH US
Noon Lunch
Date: Wednesdays,
Thursdays and Fridays of
each week
Time: 12:00 noon to
1:30 p.m.
Cost: $6.00 for a full meal
If you prefer single orders
then the cost is:
Soup - $2.25
Sandwich - $2.25
Dessert - $1.50
Milk - $1.00
Coffee/Tea - $.50
The meal consists of
homemade soup, choice of
sandwich, dessert and
coffee/tea. Treat your friends
for lunch on one of these
days.
Many volunteer
opportunities are
available at Senior
Services.
We Care Home Health
Services
Diabetic Foot Care Clinics
Date: Tuesday
September 20th,
Tuesday, October 11th,
Wednesday, November 9th,
Tuesday, December 13th,
Location: 369 Queen Street,
East, Suite 201
Phone: 705-941-5222
Fax: 705-941-5206
Website: www.wecare.ca
We offer advanced and
diabetic foot care clinics once
per month at the Senior
Citizens Drop-In Centre.
Please call 705-254-6474 to
make an appointment. The
cost of this service is $30.00
per person. Mark these dates
on yo
If you are interested in
volunteering at either
Centre please contact
us!
Senior Citizens
Drop In Centre
705-254-6474
Steelton Senior Centre
705-759-5377
We look forward to
seeing you soon!
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COMMUNITY RECREATION PROGRAMS
The following are recreation programs provided for seniors in the community. Please make
special note of program location. Location: S.C.D.I.C. indicates the Senior Citizens Drop-In
Centre at 619 Bay Street.
Algoma Cambrian Bridge
Club
Location: S.C.D.I.C.
Contact: Carol Thomas
Phone: 705-946-9884
Date: Mondays; Tuesdays,
and Thursdays,
Time: 7:00 to 11:00 p.m.
Date: Wednesdays
Time: 1:00 to 4:30 p.m.
Date: Fridays,
Time: 12:45 p.m.
Duplicate Bridge is played
year round.
Canadian Association for
the Fifty Plus
Location: S.C.D.I.C.
Contact: Marilyn Patterson
Phone: 705-949-2299
C.A.R.P. is the largest
organization for the fifty plus
individuals. C.A.R.P. works
with all levels of government
to improve quality of life for all
seniors. They provide
information regarding
medications, scams, frauds,
investments, etc. C.A.R.P.
offers savings on travel,
insurance, hotels, long
distance calls and more.
Join and share in the
benefits.
Meetings are October 15th
and November 19th at
2:00 p.m. Everyone
welcome!
Club de L’Age D’or
Location: S.C.D.I.C.
Contact: Celine
Deschamplain
Phone: 705-256-2402
Date: Monday afternoons
Time: 1:00 p.m.
The French Club meets every
Monday in the South Room.
A general meeting is held for
all members the first Monday
of each month. Start date:
Monday, September 12th
Border Squares Dancing
Location: S.C.D.I.C.
Contact: Tom Lynn
Phone: 705-945-0211
The Border Squares meet
every Tuesday afternoon
from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.,
under the direction of Tom
Lynn, dancing both
mainstream and plus levels.
Tom also teaches beginner
lessons.
Wood Bee Carvers
Location: S.C.D.I.C.
Contact: Jerry Gasparetto
Phone: 705-759-8144
Date: Monday evenings
Time: 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
This amateur carving club
meets every Monday
evening. If you are interested
in joining this club, drop into
one of the evening sessions.
Start date: Monday,
September 12th.
Sunshine Travel Club
Location: S.C.D.I.C.
Contact: Debbie D’Addario
Phone: 705-759-4796
Date: Thursday,
September 29th
Time: 7 p.m.
Date: Wednesday,
November 2nd
Time: 10:30 a.m.
This club provides bus trips
for all adults 16 and over.
General membership
meetings and trip
reservations are held on the
above dates scheduled for
the fall of 2016.
Sault Ste. Marie & District
Parkinson’s & Support
Group
Location: S.C.D.I.C.
Date: Second Thursday of
each month
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Occasionally guest speakers
are part of the monthly
program. If families, loved
ones, friends or volunteers
require more information
please call the Parkinson’s
Support Group at the above
phone number. A social
gathering follows the meeting
each month.
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COMMUNITY RECREATION PROGRAMS
Swimming, Aquabics &
Walking Programs
John Rhodes Community
Centre Pool
Location: 280 Elizabeth St.
Phone: 705-759-5419
Swimming Seniors $2.95
per visit
Aquabics Seniors: $3.65
per visit
Seniors are considered 55+
years of age and older.
Purchase a swim card for
reduced rates. For more
information please contact
Amanda Girardi at
705-759-5295.
The Sault Ste. Marie
Chapter of Taoist Tai Chi
Society
Location: 120 Cunningham
Road
Phone: 705-256-8705
Website: taoist.org/sault
Email: [email protected]
This group offers classes for
all skill levels from beginners
to advanced levels.
Sault Ste. Marie Public
Library
Location: 50 East Street
Phone: 705-759-5230
Fax: 705-759-8752
Website:
www.cityssm.on.ca/library
The library offers programs
for seniors via large print
books, computer training,
talking books and DVD’s. The
library also provides a book
delivery service (outreach
program) for shut-ins and
seniors.
Wednesday Walkers
Location: Holy Trinity Church
352 Northern Avenue East
Contact: Dorothy McEwen
Phone: 705-253-7621
Date: Every Wednesday
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Men and Women are invited
to bring a lunch and come
along for an outdoor walk. For
more information about this
group please give Dorothy a
call at the above number.
Adult Day Program
Location: 733 Third Line East
Box 9600
Contact: Joann Cain
Phone: 705-942-2204
Ext. 228
Fax: 705-256-4210
This program provides activity
for adults with memory loss
and provides a break for the
caregiver.
Canadian Legion Seniors
Program
Location: 96 Great Northern
Road
Contact: Mary Ann Martin,
705-987- 4280 or Legion
Office 705-945-8721
Phone:
The following events are
scheduled weekly
Mondays, Carpet Bowling
Time: 1:00 to 3:30 p.m.
Cost: $2.00 per person
Tuesdays, Horseshoe Toss
or Darts
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Wednesdays, Senior
Afternoon Dances
Time: 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $2.00 per person
Thursdays, Bingo’s
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Other events are happening
during the fall season. Check
the bulletin board at the
Legion for more information.
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STEELTON SENIOR CITIZENS' CENTRE
235 Wellington Street West
Sault Ste. Marie, ON
P6A 1H6
Phone: 705-759-5377
Fax: 705-759-4382
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INDEX
Page
HOST CLUB _________________________________________________________________ 24
Club 235
ARTS & CRAFTS _____________________________________________________________ 25
Jewelry Classes
Quilting Classes/Courses
Sewing Classes/Courses
General Crafts
Painting Courses
Needlecraft Classes/Courses
Rug weaving
ACTIVE LIVING ______________________________________________________________ 29
Ping Pong
Gentle Yoga/Meditation and stretching
Carpet Bowling
Wii Bowling
GAMES _____________________________________________________________________ 30
Cribbage
Bridge Afternoon
Fun Poker Day
EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS ___________________________________________________ 31
Lunch and Learn
Cooking Classes
General Information Talks
Spanish Language Class
SPECIAL EVENTS ____________________________________________________________ 32
Alzheimer’s Coffee Break
Social Events
Seasonal Gatherings
Voyageur Supper
Dinner Dances
DINE WITH US _______________________________________________________________ 33
Wednesday Lunch
S & S Lunches
HEALTHY LIFESTYLES ________________________________________________________ 34
Wellness Days
Foot Care Clinics
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STEELTON SENIOR CITIZENS' CENTRE
CLUB 235 – STEELTON CENTRE
Club 235 is the Host Club at the Steelton Senior Citizen’s Centre. This club is comprised of a full slate of
Executive members and is an active group. Our membership year is September 2016 to August 2017.
Memberships are $4.00 per year and are sold during regular office hours and Wednesday Card
Evenings. If you have a membership with any other club affiliated with the U.S.C.O. your membership
dues are $2.00 per year.
Club 235 assists financially with the purchase of equipment and the operation of programs at the
Steelton Centre, as well as, hosting several special events throughout the year. Club 235 Executive
Meetings generally occur on the second Tuesday of each month at 10:30 a.m. and all members are
welcome to attend. Bring a brown bag lunch to share with others following the meeting. The first
meeting will be on Tuesday, September 13th, 2016.
CLUB 235 EVENTS
Quilt Club 235
Dates: Tuesdays,
September 6th to
December 13th
Time: 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: Club Membership
Duration: 15 weeks
This group meets weekly to
work on quilts. If you wish to
learn the art of hand quilting,
stop in any Tuesday afternoon.
The club also quilts for others.
There is a fee for specific size
and patterns needed to
complete a quilt. If you have a
quilt that needs hand quilting,
give us a call at
705-759-5377.
Club 235 Bingo
Dates: Wednesdays,
September 7th and 21st,
October 5th and 19th,
November 2nd and 16th,
December 7th
Time: 1:15 to 3:30 p.m.
Cost: Pay per card
No membership is required to
attend Bingo.
Club 235 Card Evenings
Dates: Wednesdays,
September 7th to
December 14th
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Cost: $3.00 at the door
Duration: 14 weeks
Play Cribbage or 500.
A light lunch is provided.
Membership is required.
Club 235 Halloween
Dinner Dance
Date: Thursday, October 27th
Time: 5:00 p.m.
Cost: $10.00 members
$12.00 non-members
Menu: sausage, baked beans,
sauerkraut, coleslaw, spinach
salad and dessert
Prizes for the best costume!
Music: Phil Braido
Club 235 Fashion Show
Date: Thursday,
September 22nd
Time: 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Cost: $6.00
Menu: Fancy sandwiches,
dessert
Sponsored by: Northern
Reflection
Celebrating Beauty and
Fashion at Any Age.
Tickets available in advance
Volunteer opportunities
are available.
Call 705-759-5377
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Gift Wrap
Volunteer Training
Date: Thursday,
November 17th
Time: 11:30 a.m.
This training session is for gift
wrap volunteers. We will offer
a demonstration on how to
properly wrap a present. We
encourage newcomers to give
wrapping a try, whether you
are a seasoned gift wrapper or
not. Light refreshments will be
served. Stations will be set up
where newcomers will wrap
various sizes of boxes that are
available.
This is our fundraising activity
requires many volunteers to
assist at the Giftwrap Centre.
We are always looking for
people to help us wrap
presents or sell crafts. If you
are able to volunteer your time
please call 705-759-5377.
Club 235
Gift Wrap Centre
opens in
The Station Mall
at 2:00 p.m.
Monday,
November 21st to
Saturday,
December 24th
at 3:00 p.m.
Club 235 Christmas
Luncheon
Date: Monday,
November 28th
Time: 12:30 p.m.
Cost: $10.00 members
$12.00 non-members
Menu: Honey baked ham,
baked beans, garden salad,
potato salad and dessert
Music: Club 119 choir
Together with friends, enjoy
the music of the Club 119
choir. They will surely charm
and enchant you with their
Christmas music.
Limited seats are available.
ARTS & CRAFTS

Please register and pay one
week in advance.

Sample crafts are on
display.

Pick up your supply list
upon paid registration.

We have some sewing
machines on site for people
to use if you do not have a
portable machine.
A Basic Sewing Kit includes:
*Seam ripper
*Sewing needles
*Thread
*Fabric scissors
*Measuring tape
*Pins
Sewing & Quilting Courses
may also require: sewing
machine, extra needles,
cutting mat, rotary cutter, ruler,
scissors, pen/pencil, tracing
paper, masking tape and
extension cord.
ARTS & CRAFTS
SEPTEMBER
Needlecraft
Knitting Club
Dates: Fridays,
September 2nd to
December 16th
Time: 10:30 to 12:30 p.m.
Cost: $1.00 per visit
Duration: 16 weeks
Do you knit and want to meet
some great people, come and
join the group for a fun
morning of knitting. Bring your
knitting project with you!
Acrylic Painting Class
“Horses in Snow”
Dates: Tuesdays,
September 6th to 27th
Time: 10:30 to 12:30 p.m.
Cost: $28.00 plus supplies
Duration: 4 weeks
Instructor: Diane Debello
Learn to paint these beautiful
majestic animals.
Some drawing and painting
experience required
Needle Craft
Do Your Own Thing
Craft & Crochet Club
Dates: Tuesdays,
September 6th to
December 13th
Time: 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $1.00 per visit
Duration: 15 weeks
Come for a fun social
afternoon in a relaxing
atmosphere to work on your
many crocheted and knitted
projects. Everyone shares
ideas and tips and laughs.
Refreshments are provided.
Newcomers are welcome!
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ARTS & CRAFTS
Sewing Class
Cross Body Hand Bag
Dates: Thursdays,
September 8th and 15th
Time: 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $21.00 plus scrap fabric
and supplies
Duration: 2 weeks
Instructor: Calna McGoldrick
Calna is a fabric artist who will
teach you how to manipulate
and embellish fabric as you
sew this simple hand bag.
This is an excellent way to use
up scrap fabrics and
embroidery threads.
Limited spaces, please register
early.
Acrylic Paint Class
Painting Trees
Dates: Fridays,
September 9th to 23rd
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Cost: $63.00 plus supplies
Duration: 3 weeks
Instructor: Doris Anne Ray
The focus of this three week
class is learning to paint trees.
This class is designed for the
beginner painter or those
wishing to improve their
painting skills.
View samples on
display at our Centre’s
for all programs
Needlecraft
Bunka Japanese Embroidery
Dates: Fridays,
September 9th to
December 16th
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Cost: $5.00 registration fee
$2.00 per visit
Duration: 16 weeks
Instructor: Aline Mooney
Bunka is a beautiful form of
Japanese embroidery. Using
numbered canvas along with
coordinating threads and a
punch needle you create a
wonderful work of art. Starting
with a basic learning kit our
instructor Aline will show you
the tricks of the technique to
get you started. From there
you may wish to order your
own kit from Aline.
Oil Painting
Techniques Class
Date: Tuesdays,
September 13th to 27th
Time: 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $18.00 plus supplies
Instructor: Anna Lefave
Duration: 3 weeks
Theme: “Rocks under Water”
Let’s have fun painting in oil
with a glazed technique to
create a wonderful painting of
rocks under water. This class
is designed for a beginner to
intermediate artist.
Watercolour Paint Class
Date: Wednesdays,
September 14th to October 19th
Time: 10:30 to 12:30 p.m.
Cost: $63.00 plus supplies
Duration: 6 weeks
Instructor: Taimi Paldmaa
Using a step by step approach
Taimi will guide you through a
variety of subjects and scenes.
Some painting experience is
required.
Rug Weaving
Date: Tuesdays,
September 20th to
November 22nd
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Cost: $160.00 inclusive
Duration: 10 weeks
Instructor: Russ Mason
If you have old sheets or light
material that you are looking to
repurpose, this may be a great
time to use it up. These types
of rugs are very durable and
will last you a long time. You
can even incorporate materials
that may have a meaning for
you and this way it will be with
you for years to come. Russ
will take you step by step from
threading the loom to creating
a pattern along with how to
finish the rug. This fun class
keeps a tried and true craft
alive.
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ARTS & CRAFTS
Quilting
Row of the Month
“Farmer’s Daughter Block’
Date: Tuesday,
September 20th
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Cost: $7.00 plus supplies
Instructor: Jennifer Freiburger
Row quilts are all the rage.
This “row of the month” quilt
features six traditional blocks
with a row of each block.
Blocks can be made using up
your scraps with light coloured
backgrounds or a colour
scheme of your choice.
Jennifer will show you how to
create a beautiful row each
month. This class meets on
the third Tuesday each month.
Quilted Decorative Balls
Date: Thursday,
September 29th
Time: 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Cost: $13.00 includes kit
Instructor: Shirley Johnson
In this class you will learn the
steps to create a decorative
ball that has the look of a
quilted pattern. This is a
beautiful keepsake or gift.
OCTOBER
Learn to Crochet Class
Date: October 4th to 25th
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Cost: $7.00 plus supplies
Duration: 4 weeks
Instructor: Diane Payne
This class is designed for
beginners or those who would
like to refresh their crocheting
skills.
Acrylic Paint Class
Painting Flowers
Date: Tuesdays,
October 4th to 18th
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Cost: $63.00 plus supplies
Duration: 3 weeks
Instructor: Doris Anne Ray
The focus of this three week
class is learning how to paint
flowers. This class is designed
for the beginner artist or those
wishing to improve their
painting skills.
Keepsake Purse
Date: Wednesday, October 5th
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Cost: $7.00 plus supplies
Instructor: Donna Christie
What do you do with men’s
neckties that are no longer in
use? You create a beautiful
keepsake purse. In this class
you will learn the steps to sew
and create this purse.
Card Making Class
Date: Thursday, October 6th
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Cost: $18.00 includes supplies
Instructor: Karen Nisbett
Karen is a retired art teacher
and local artist. Join her as she
instructs you in card making.
Watercolour Painting Class
“Birds of a Feather”
Date: Fridays,
October 7th to 28th
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Cost: $28.00 plus supplies
Duration: 4 weeks
Instructor: Diane Debello
This class will focus on
watercolour line and wash
techniques. Some painting and
drawing experience are
required.
Oil Painting
Techniques Class
Date: Tuesdays,
October 11th to 25th
Time: 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $18.00 plus supplies
Duration: 3 weeks
Instructor: Anna Lefave
Duration: 3 weeks
Theme: “St. Joseph Island
Bridge Stormy Night”
Let’s get creative and see how
much of a storm we can
create. This class is designed
for the beginner to
intermediate artist.
Alcohol Ink Tiles
Date: Wednesday,
October 12th
Time: 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $20.00 includes supplies
Instructor: Anna Lefave
Bring out your inner artist with
the spirit of play by creating a
beautiful painting on a ceramic
tile with alcohol ink. Alcohol ink
is a very fluid and
unconventional medium with
the look of stained glass.
Crochet Class
“One of a Kind Hand Bag”
Date: Mondays,
October 17th to 31st
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Cost: $18.00 plus supplies
Duration: 3 weeks
Instructor: Hedi Kment
Artist Hedi Kment has shown
her creations at the Art Gallery
of Algoma and studied visual
arts at Sault College, she is
versatile in fabric design. Hedi
will teach you different
techniques and methods to
achieving dramatic crocheting
effects with yarn. This is an
excellent way to use up your
scrap yarn.
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ARTS & CRAFTS
Quilting
Row of the Month
“Weathervane Block’
Date: Tuesday,
October 18th
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Cost: $7.00 plus supplies
Instructor: Jennifer Freiburger
See September write up for
more information.
NOVEMBER
Christmas Quilted Wall
Hanging or Table Runner
Date: Thursday, November 3rd
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $7.00 plus supplies
Instructor: Nancy Sachro
This modern wall quilt or table
runner is comprised of using
many circles. They are fused
and raw edge machine
appliqued to create a beautiful
tree. You will need a sewing
machine in good working order
and knowledgeable of its use.
This class is suitable for
experienced beginners.
Bring a paper bag lunch.
Acrylic Paint Class
Painting Rocks & Water
Dates: Fridays,
November 4th to 25th
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Cost: $63.00 plus supplies
Duration: 3 weeks
Instructor: Doris Anne Ray
The focus of this three week
class is learning how to paint
rocks and water. This class is
designed for the beginner artist
or those wishing to improve
their painting skills.
Please note: Closed Friday
November 11th
(Remembrance Day)
Oil Painting
Techniques Class
Dates: Tuesdays,
November 8th to 22nd
Time: 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $18.00 plus supplies
Duration: 3 weeks
Instructor: Anna Lefave
Theme: “Winter Wildness
Dream”
Get out your oil paints and let’s
paint a rustic cabin by a frozen
pond. This class is designed
for the beginner to
intermediate artist.
Quilted Decorative Balls
Date: Tuesday, November 8th
Time: 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Cost: $13.00 includes kit
Instructor: Shirley Johnson
In this class you will learn the
steps to create a decorative
ball that has the look of a
quilted pattern. This is a
beautiful keepsake.
Watercolour Painting Class
“Vintage”
Dates: November 8th to 29th
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Cost: $28.00 plus supplies
Duration: 4 weeks
Instructor: Diane Debello
This class will focus on
watercolour line and wash
techniques. Some drawing and
painting experience is required
Alcohol Ink Coasters
Date: Wednesday,
November 9th
Time: 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $20.00 includes supplies
Instructor: Anna Lefave
Bring out your inner artist with
a spirit of play by creating
these beautiful coasters.
Alcohol ink is a fluid and
unconventional method of
painting.
Learn to Collage Class
Date: Wednesday,
November 16th
Time: 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $18.00 plus supplies
Instructor: Hedi Kement
Create a one of a kind, framed
collage. Bring your
mementoes, small keepsakes
and photos make a memory
that you can hang on the wall.
Hedi will show you techniques
she learned while studying
sculpture and fabric design to
create motion with paper and
twist ribbon to create depth.
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ARTS & CRAFTS
Handmade Door Stopper
Date: Friday,
November 25th
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Cost: $7.00 plus supplies
Instructor: Shirley Loubert
Using a brick, fabric scrapes
and your imagination, create
an adorable door stopper. This
is an easy fun project and
would make a unique gift or
conversation piece in your
home.
Quilting
Row of the Month
“Wheels Block’
Date: Tuesday,
November 22nd
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Cost: $7.00 plus supplies
Instructor: Jennifer Freiburger
See September write up for
more detail
ACTIVE LIVING
SEPTEMBER
Wii Bowling
Date: Fridays,
September 2nd to
December 16th
Time: 1:30 to 3:00 p.m.
Cost: $1.00 per visit
Duration: 16 weeks
Come and learn to play on our
Wii Sports System. The Wii is
a virtual game system played
on the TV using hand controls.
It feels just like the real sport!
Points are recorded but just for
fun!
Gentle Yoga
Dates: Tuesdays,
September 6th to
October 25th
Time: 10:30 to 11:45 a.m.
Cost: $64.00 (please pay
instructor at the first class)
$10.00 walk-ins
Duration: 8 weeks
Instructor: Shirling Kao
Shirling is a certified yoga
instructor and breathing coach.
Please wear loose comfortable
clothing and bring a yoga mat
and a small pillow. Yoga
exercises are done in bare
feet. During this class
participants will explore poses
at a slower pace with many
adaptations. It will help to
improve flexibility and
movements, and it is suited for
those recovering from injuries
or who simply appreciate
gentle approach to yoga.
Participants can join at any
time as our yoga changes
each week.
Carpet Bowling Fun Leagues
Dates: Wednesdays and
Fridays,
September 7th to
December 16th
Time: 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Cost: $2.00 at the door
Duration: 16 weeks
Play two fun games.
Refreshments and a snack are
provided. Don’t know how to
play, no problem we will teach
you!
Dance
Belly Dancing
Dates: Thursdays,
September 8th to
October 27th
Time: 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Cost: $47.00
Duration: 8 weeks
Instructors: Leslie Smith and
Anna Lefave
It’s time to try your hand at a
different form of fitness/dance.
Come out and learn from
fellow seniors the art of belly
dancing. Leslie and Anna will
start you off with basic steps to
fun music and get you into the
rhythm. From there you will
add arm movements and as
you feel the music add more
steps. This is one class that
will definitely get you moving to
some great music.
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ACTIVE LIVING
Ping Pong for Fun League
Dates: Mondays,
September 12th to
December 12th
Time: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Cost: $1.00 per person
Duration: 14 weeks
We are looking for ping pong
players. Beginners to
advanced, everyone is
welcome. We have the table,
paddles and balls. We just
need you!
Please note: Closed Monday
October 10th, Cancelled on
Monday November 28th.
Meditation and Stretching
Date: Thursdays,
September 15th to
October 20th
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Cost: $48.00 (please pay
instructor at the first class)
$10.00 walk-ins
Duration: 6 weeks
Instructor: Natasha Rinaldi
There are many studies that
indicate the mind, heart and
body can improve through
meditation. Come out and
have fun. Remember to dress
comfortably and bring your
yoga mat. This class will move
from 45 minutes to 1 hour in
length as the class progresses.
NOVEMBER
Dance Class
Belly Dancing
Dates: Thursdays,
November 3rd to
December 8th
Time: 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Cost: $35.00
Duration: 6 weeks
Instructors: Leslie Smith and
Anna Lefave
See September write-up for
more information.
Gentle Yoga
Dates: Tuesdays,
November 1st to
December 6th
Time: 10:30 to 11:45 a.m.
Cost: $64.00 per person
or $10.00 walk in’s
Duration: 8 weeks
Instructor: Shirling Kao
See September write-up for
more information.
Meditation and Stretching
Date: Thursdays,
November 3rd to
December 8th
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Cost: $48.00 (please pay
instructor at the first class)
$10.00 walk-ins
Duration: 6 weeks
Instructor: Natasha Rinaldi
See September write-up for
more information.
Remember to dress
in comfortable
clothing for fitness
classes.
Games
SEPTEMBER
Cribbage Cards
Dates: Tuesdays,
September 6th to
December 13th
Time: 1:00 to 3:30 p.m.
Cost: $1.00 per visit
Duration: 15 weeks
Cribbage is a game of
numbers. You collect points by
combining cards together to
make runs or scoring
combinations. The
mathematics is simple but
cribbage is a game of strategy
and tactics. All welcome.
Poker Fun Days
Date: Mondays and
Wednesdays,
September 7th to
December 14th
Time: 10:30 a.m. to
12:30 p.m.
Cost: $1.00 per visit
Duration: 18 weeks
Dealer: Gayle Carr
Please Note: Closed on
Monday, September 5th
(Labour Day),
Monday, October 10th
(Thanksgiving Day)
Bridge Afternoons
Dates: Mondays,
September 12th to
December 12th
Time: 1:00 to 3:30 p.m.
Cost: $1.00 per visit
Duration: 13 weeks
It is time get your bridge
foursome together and come
and play solo or join a table.
Make new friends and have a
great time.
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STEELTON SENIOR CITIZENS' CENTRE
EDUCATIONAL
PROGRAMS
SEPTEMBER
Lunch and Learn
Date: Friday, September 9th
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Cost: $6.00 includes a cold
plate and dessert
Guest speaker: Lisa Carricato
Topic of discussion: Ways to
deal with Stress, Anxiety and
Dementia Issues.
Lunch and Learn
Date: Monday,
September 26th
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Cost: $6.00 includes a light
lunch
Presenters: Naomi Thibault
Community Emergency Officer
and Miranda Moffatt from the
Vulnerable Persons Registry
Topic of Discussion: Seniors
Emergency Preparedness
Being prepared in case of an
emergency arises is an issue
that all seniors may face.
Today we will discuss ways to
prepare yourself and give you
safety tips.
OCTOBER
NOVEMBER
Lunch and Learn
Date: Thursday, October 13th
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Cost: $6.00 includes sandwich,
salad and dessert
Guest speaker: Irene Gudz
Topic of discussion: Irene is a
retired registered dietitian; she
will discuss how eating well
while spending less and being
physically active can prolong
our independence in your
home.
Over Drive Class
Date: Tuesday, November 1st
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Cost: Free
Learn the steps to access free
E-books, auto books and
movies from the Public Library.
Public Library staff will be on
hand to instruct, demonstrate
and answer any questions you
may have. Bring your: public
library card, and your
electronic device.
Example: e-reader, tablet,
IPad, laptop, smart phone or
android phone.
Spanish for Beginners
Dates: Wednesdays,
October 5th to November 16th
Time: 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.
Cost: $161.00
Instructor: Ana Rawn BA, MA
in Linguistics and originally
from Argentina.
Duration: 7 weeks
This class will introduce you to
the fundamentals of the
Spanish language. The course
will focus of conversation,
vocabulary building and
learning basic concepts such
as numbers, alphabet and
beginner grammar. Students
will also be introduced to the
culture through music and
food. No previous knowledge
of Spanish is required. The
course is highly interactive and
follows a communicative
approach. All materials will be
provided. A Spanish/English
dictionary would be an asset.
Lunch and Learn
Date: Wednesday,
November 9th
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Cost: $6.00 includes a light
lunch
Guest speaker: Irene Gudz
Topic of discussion: Irene is a
retired registered dietitian; she
will discuss weight
management. Are you
underweight, ideal weight or
over weight? Learn potential
health risks in each category.
Learn your ideal body mass
weight index.
Lunch and Learn
Date: Tuesday, November 15th
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Cost: $6.00 includes a cold
plate and dessert
Guest Speaker: Heidi
Slotegraaf
Topic of Discussion: Ontario
Finnish Rest Home
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STEELTON SENIOR CITIZENS' CENTRE
Cooking Class
Perogies
Date: Thursday,
November 24th
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Cost: $6.00
Instructor: Mary Froneczak
Mary was born and raised in
Poland; she will share her
family recipe with you as she
makes delicious perogies.
Registration and payment is
required one week in
advance of all programs
Bridge Pizza Luncheon
Date: Monday September 26th
Time: 12:00 noon
Cost: $6.00 per person
Menu: Homemade pepperoni
pizza, salad, ice cream,
coffee/tea
Bridge players are invited to
gather for a delicious pizza
party lunch to welcome the fall.
Enjoy a delicious meal
followed by an afternoon of fun
bridge play.
OCTOBER
SPECIAL EVENTS
SEPTEMBER
Annual Alzheimer Coffee
Break Day
“Make Your Coffee Count”
Date: Friday
September 16th
Time: 10:30 to 1:00 p.m.
Cost: $2.00 hot beverage and
a donut
Today all proceeds from hot
beverages and donuts will be
donated to the Alzheimer
Society.
Ping Pong and Munchies
Date: Thursday, October 13th
Time: 10:30 to 11:30 p.m.
Cost: $2.00 per person
Come out and give Ping Pong
a try. Play for fun and enjoy a
healthy snack with friends.
Fall Dinner & Dauber Bingo
Date: Thursday, October 13th
Time: 5:00 p.m.
Cost: $8.00 includes dinner
and bingo
Menu: Roast sausage, baked
potato, salad, dessert
coffee/tea.
Come out and have a great
dinner prepared by staff
followed by a fun night of
playing bingo. Cash prizes to
be won.
Tupperware Party
Date: Thursday,
October 20th
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Cost: Free
Join us and view Tupperware’s
colourful and versatile new
products.
NOVEMBER
Voyageur Supper
Date: Friday,
November 4th
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Cost: $10.00 per person
Menu: Homemade meat pie
with gravy, mashed potatoes,
buttered carrots, corn bread,
garden salad & dessert.
Join us for this great meal with
friends. This is never a
disappointing meal so
purchase tickets early. Card
play will follow the meal for
those that wish to stay and
play.
Omaha and Dinner
Date: Tuesday, Novembers 8th
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Cost: $8.00
Dealer: Jim Dipasquale
Menu: Sausage on a bun
topped with chili and cheddar
cheese, coleslaw, dessert,
coffee/tea.
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STEELTON SENIOR CITIZENS' CENTRE
SPECIAL EVENTS
Wii Bowling Dinner Party
Date: Friday, November 18th
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Cost: $7.00 per person
Menu: Perogies and sausage,
salad, dessert coffee/tea
All Wii bowlers are invited to
register for this fun event.
Participants of the Wii Bowling
program will face and
challenge each other in this
fun afternoon of friendly
competition. Prizes and
bragging rights will be won to
the top bowler! Following this
event, we will enjoy a hot
dinner prepared by staff! Get
your game on! Prizes for Top
Bowlers!
DECEMBER
Volunteer
opportunities
are available.
Call
705-759-5377
Christmas Lunch and Movie
Movie: “Elf”
Date: Monday,
December 12th
Time: 12:30 p.m.
Cost: $6.00 includes movie
and lunch
Menu: Chili, coleslaw, bun,
dessert, coffee/tea
This full length movie is full of
Yuletide cheer. “Elf” is a
spirited, good natured comedy
guaranteed to make you laugh
out loud.
Soup & Sandwich
Luncheons
Date: the 4th Tuesday of each
month
Time: 12:00 noon
Cost: $6.00 in advance
Tuesday, September 27th
Cream of mushroom soup, a
choice of turkey cheese or
tuna sandwich and dessert
Tuesday, October 25th
Chicken rice soup, a choice of
Montreal smoked meat
sandwich or fresh cheese
bread sticks and dessert
Tuesday, November 22 nd
Minestrone soup, a choice of
salmon or roast chicken
sandwich and dessert
There is no S & S luncheon
scheduled for the month of
December.
DINE WITH US
Christmas Tea
Date: Thursday,
December 8th
Time: 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $5.00
Menu: Fancy sandwiches and
some Christmas goodies.
Wear your best Ugly
Christmas sweater or a
homemade creation. This will
be a fun social afternoon to
gather with friends before the
holidays.
Wednesday Lunch
Date: Wednesdays,
September 7th to
December 14th
Time: 12:30 p.m.
Cost: $6.00 per person
Menu: Changes weekly and
includes salad and dessert
coffee/tea.
Stop in for lunch and
remember if bringing a group
please give us a call to make
reservations.
As a courtesy to members
with allergies or sensitivity
to scents, we ask that you
do not wear perfume or
after-shave while attending
any activity/classes at our
Centers. Many folks have an
unpleasant reaction to
perfumes & scents. Thank
you for your consideration.
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STEELTON SENIOR CITIZENS' CENTRE
HEALTHY LIVING
Wellness Days
Date: 1st Wednesday of each
month
September 7th, October 5th,
November 2nd and
December 7th
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Nurse: Lori Aubrey
Lori our nurse from Premier
Home Care Services will
provide free blood pressure
checks and blood glucose
checks. Appointments are not
necessary for this in-house
service.
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Halloween
Dinner Dance
Date: Thursday,
October 27th
Time: 5:00 p.m.
Cost: $10.00 members
$12.00 non-members
Menu: sausage, baked
beans, sauerkraut,
coleslaw, spinach salad
and dessert
Prizes for the best
costume!
Foot Care Clinics
Date: Wednesdays,
September 14th, October 12th,
November 23rd and December
14th.
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Cost: $30.00 per person
Nurse: Kim Beaton
We welcome all seniors to
make an appointment with
the foot care nurse. If you
are in need of Diabetic Foot
Care, or just general foot
care concerns Kim will be
happy to take care
of your feet. Each
appointment lasts 30 minutes
in duration.
Voyageur Supper
Music: Phil Braido
Date: Thursday,
November 4th
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Cost: $10.00 per person
Menu: Homemade meat
pie with gravy, mashed
potatoes, buttered
carrots, corn bread,
garden salad & dessert.
Join us for this great
meal with friends. This is
never a disappointing
meal so purchase tickets
early. Card play will
follow the meal for those
that wish to stay and
play.
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Senior Services Open House
Date: Friday, September 30th
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: Free
Visit Steelton Senior Centre and the Senior Citizens Drop In Centre to
discover all the Recreational Activities we have to offer.
Learn about Volunteer Opportunities, Recreational Programs,
Arts & Crafts Programs, Educational Programs and Special Events!
Today is your opportunity to learn all about Senior Services.
Come and participate in a program new to you. Speak to our
instructions about the many classes available.
Tours will be provided; view displays and door prizes to be won.
For more information call 705-254-6474 or 705-759-5377.

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