Drop In Programs

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

Lunch and a Movie

Come join us on the dates below for a great afternoon at the movies! A fantastic lunch, dessert, popcorn and a drink will be provided.
Please register ahead of time as there is limited seating.

Thursdays at 12:00 noon
$10 members $12 non-members

Next Showings

Purchase Tickets

Oceans 8 – Dec. 13th

Mama Mia! Here We Go Again – Jan. 24th
Crazy Rich Asians – Feb. 7th
First man – Feb. 21st

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Lunch with Friends

Do you enjoy going out for lunch but are looking for a great group of people to go with? Well then this group is for you! Once a month this group meets for lunch at a restaurant in the St. James area. The group meets at 11:30 and a great time is had by all. Members are responsible to pay for their own lunch.

Please register to reserve a spot

Next Lunch Dates

December 18th – Viscount Gort
(1670 Portage Ave.)


January 29th – Silver Heights
(2169 Portage Ave)

February 26th – Boston Pizza
(2517 Portage Ave)


55+ Men’s Group

The Men’s Group meets on Thursdays
from 1:00 – 4:00 pm

Our Men’s Group meets Thursday afternoons from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the St. James Assiniboia 55+ Centre while we look for a more permanent location for the group. This group partakes in a variety of woodworking activities including model airplane activities and is a great place to go for socialization and coffee. This is a drop in style program with no registration required. For more information call 204-987-8850 or drop in to see what it is all about!

Floor Curling

Floor curling is a great sport for the person that loves the concept of curling but in a warm environment off the ice. Join our group and meet new members and enjoy an afternoon of curling.
Wednesdays – 1:00 – 3:00 pm (Starting Jan. 9th – May 15th) (Casual group)
Saturdays – 9:00 – 11:00am (Competitive – Starting January 5th – April 27th)



Are you looking to meet some new friends or just spend a few hours with old friends and have a great afternoon of bowling? Then head down to the Polo Park Bowling Centre located within the Polo Park Mall for an afternoon of fun! Bowl 2 games for only $7. Payment can be made at the lanes upon arrival.

Book Club

Are you an avid reader and looking for a group to discuss your books with? Come join our book club on the last afternoon of the month for a great chat on the book of the month, a cup of coffee and socialization.

Dates: January 30th, February 27th (Book of Choice) @ 1:30 pm


Wednesdays, January 9th – feb. 27th
1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Do you like to play cribbage? Has it been a long time since you last played and maybe you’re a little rusty? Join us every Wednesday from 1-3pm. The cribbage boards will be set up and all they need is you. All skill levels welcome. Enjoy the challenge of competition or relax with friends and chat over a friendly game of cribbage.

Company of Friends

Dates: 11:00 a.m.

December 19th

Jan. 2nd, 16th & 30th

February 13th & 27th


Fridays, January 4th – February 22nd

9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Knitting and Crocheting

The knitting and crocheting group meets on Tuesdays
from 9:30 – 11:00 am

Have you had a desire to learn how to knit or crochet or are you looking for a few people to sit with and socialize? Either way, this club is for you! The members get together Tuesdays mornings to work on their projects and offer lots of helpful advice on knitting and crocheting. .

Coffee Talk


January 8th to February 26th
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

A great group to join if you’re new to the Centre. Share current events, jokes and more. Coffee, tea and goodies will be available for $1.00.


Fridays, January 4th – February 22nd

1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Cost: $2 non-members

Do you enjoy playing cards? Why not come by and play Canasta and Vegas and enjoy the company of other members. Don’t worry if your unfamiliar on how to play, someone would be more than happy to show you the ropes!

Stamp Club


Dates: January 15th, February 5th & 19th
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The stamp club meets every first and third Tuesday of the month. The club discusses a variety of stamps and why they were released relating them to various areas and events that took place in the past all across the globe. This group is open to all members of the Centre or creative retirement so stop in and check it out.


Mondays, January 7th – February 26th (Centre closed February 19th)

1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Did you know we have a scrabble group that meets every Monday afternoon? This group enjoys the socialization and practicing their spelling to keep their brains sharp. Dessert and coffee served each week.