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  • Let's celebrate our seniors' - June is Seniors' Month!

    Monday, May 28, 2018
    Township News

    CENTRE WELLINGTON – June is Seniors' Month, and we could not be more excited to celebrate how important our seniors in Centre Wellington mean to us.  June 2018 marks the 34th annual Seniors' Month and Ontario's theme is "Now's the time to start something new", highlighting that age does not prevent any of us from leading fulfilling lives.  Seniors continue to contribute to our community and we can all benefit from their wisdom, friendship, and experience. 

    "Our seniors are key contributors in our community and we continue to learn daily from them, through their experiences and stories" said Kathryn Morgan, Supervisor of Senior Services.  "June is a month where we put our seniors on a pedestal and celebrate their importance in our lives.  We feel honoured to spend each day with our seniors at the Victoria Park Seniors Centre, and look forward to showing them how much we care throughout seniors' month".

    There will be a number of events taking place at the Centre that are open to all in our community.  Make sure you visit our website at centrewellington.ca/seniorscentre for a complete list of events and seminars:

    Seniors' Month Celebration
    Monday, June 4 at 1:30 p.m.
    The Victoria Park Seniors Centre will host a memorable afternoon of entertainment by the Centre's talented choir and ukulele band: The Melody Makers. Enjoy refreshments including a celebration cake with ice cream. All are welcome, donations will be accepted.

    New Members' Talk and Tours
    Monday, June 11 at 10 a.m.
    Discover new activities and opportunities at Victoria Park Seniors Centre. Meet other new members, volunteers and staff. Take a tour, enjoy refreshments and learn about our wonderful programs and services available to you.

    Seniors Month BBQ Lunch
    Wednesday, June 13 at 12 p.m. Cost is $5 for everyone
    Join us for a delicious BBQ lunch. Thanks to Heritage River Retirement Residence for subsidizing the cost of the lunch. All are welcome.

    Poker Walk
    Monday, June 18 at 10:30 a.m.
    An enjoyable morning to promote fun, physical activity. At five designated stops, receive a playing card. At the end of the walk we will see who has the best poker hand. No poker playing experience needed. Walking two kilometers on a pre-determined route led by our fitness instructor. Prizes! Walking poles available. Everyone can participate, even if you cannot go on the walk. This event is free of charge.

    Strawberry Social
    Tuesday, June 26 at 2 p.m.
    Join in a fun afternoon of toe-tapping music with the Centre's talented guitar band: The Country Classics. Enjoy fresh Ontario strawberries with shortcake and ice cream after the show. Note early bird ticket deadline: $6 before June 15 or $7 after.

    Peach Social
    Saturday, August 18 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Join us for our 16th Annual Peach Social fundraiser and have a peach of a day! Frozen homemade peach pies for sale. Stay for lunch and enjoy fresh baked peach pie or peach shortcake for dessert. Browse the handcrafted items made by our Craft and Quilting Group, take home some delicious home baking or try your luck at the silent auction.

    We encourage everyone to take the opportunity to take part in one of these fantastic events or workshops, see you in June!

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    For more information:

    Kendra Martin  | Communications Coordinator

    Township of Centre Wellington | 1 MacDonald Square, Elora, ON  N0B 1S0
    519.846.9691  x220  centrewellington.ca
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