Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 11:30 AM

Seniors Week - Free Events

Seniors’ Week is from September 27 to October 1. This year’s theme - Conquering Challenges and Celebrating Change - will celebrate seniors and focus on hope for the future.

Seniors’ Week offers a full week of free programming which includes:

Active for Life Demo
Mon, Sept. 27
9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
H.G.R Mews Community Centre

Staff will be offering a demo on Active for Life, a fall prevention program that focuses on strength, balance and flexibility.
Register online here.

takeCHARGE Virtual Info Session
Tues, Sept. 28
11 a.m. to noon

Save money and stay cozy this winter by joining your energy expert, Kaitie Collins, in a webinar to learn more about heat pumps, takeCHARGE rebates, quick no-cost and low-cost ways to save energy, and more! Have an energy question you’ve always wanted to ask? Now is the time. Plus, you’ll be entered to WIN a $50 Energy Efficiency Prize Pack just for attending!
Register online here.

Ageless Wonder
Tues, Sept. 28
11 a.m. to noon
H.G.R Mews Community Centre

Elaine Dunphy founder of Nia on the Rock will provide an introductory class comprised of Nia and Ageless wonder movements. The Nia philosophy is about connecting with your body, mind, spirit and emotions and giving yourself time to dance them all.
Register online here.

Addressing Social Isolation Virtual Event
Wed. Sept. 29
10:30 to 11:30 am

Explore ways to overcome isolation and to live life to the fullest with Rev. Dianne Parker, retired Anglican Priest, teacher, advocate, volunteer, and storyteller.
Register for Zoom meeting.

CRA Benefits and Credits for Seniors - Virtual Event
Wed, Sept. 29
11 am to noon

Representatives from Canada Revenue Agency's outreach program will be hosting a virtual information session for seniors on income tax, benefits and credits. Topics will include common types of income, credits and deductions such as GST/HST credit, disability tax credit, pension income splitting, medical expenses, etc. Join the Microsoft Teams Meeting online on September 29.

Leisure Swim
Wed, Sept. 29
noon to 1:30 p.m.
H.G.R Mews Community Centre

Register online here.

Power of Attorney Info Session
Friday, October 1
1 to 2:30 p.m.
H.G.R Mews Community Centre

As part of Seniors Week, join us for a free information session from Public Legal Information Association.
Register online here.

For more information about Seniors Week call 576-8490 or 576-8411 or email recreation@stjohns.ca.
Register in person: H.G.R. Mews (40 Mundy Pond Road) or Paul Reynolds Community Centre (35 Carrick Drive).