Special Events and Outings
Many of our events have limited seating so please sign up early! If you require further information on a program that is not listed here, contact the front desk at 204-987-8850. Carpooling will be arranged for all outings and trips (unless indicated otherwise). If you are willing to drive for one of these trips, please indicate that when you register.
Fall Feast & Entertainment – Presented by Assiniboine Credit Union
Friday, October 12th at 5:30 p.m. (doors open at 5:00 p.m.)
Westwood Community Church 401 Westwood Drive
Join us for a delicious dinner and entertainment. Bring your friends and family for this fantastic dinner of ham, sides and pies followed by entertainment from Do Know Harmony.
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, October 10th
Thursday, September 20th at 10:00 a.m.
Join us as we are introduced to another fantastic colony in Milltown. We will be having lunch and a tour of this rural colony where we can learn more about life on the colony. *Carpooling volunteers needed
Registration Deadline: Thursday, September 13th
Celebrations: Mamma Mio – Here We Go Again
Tuesday, September 25th
Leaving the Centre at 10:30 a.m.
Join us at Celebrations Dinner theatre for a celebration of the wonderful music of ABBA, and other classic bands of the era, as we tell another tale of love lost, love found and love rediscovered. Let’s take a step back to the crazy 70’s when our characters first met and see how lifelong friendships began. (Carpooling Available)
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, September 11thRegister
Tuesday, October 30th at 9:45 a.m.
(Tour is scheduled for 10:30 a.m.)
Come join us as we are guided on a tour of the new exhibit dedicated to our favorite winter sport – Hockey. The Manitoba museum has curated a fantastic collection of hockey items dating back to the early days of the sport.
Our admission to the tour also gains us entrance to the museum itself where we can see the new and updated non-such boat.
Travel back in time with us won’t you and experience days gone by at the Manitoba Museum. **Carpooling Volunteers needed
Registration Deadline: October 19thRegister
Older Adults Health Fair
Thursday, October 18th at St. James Civic Centre
12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
FREE BBQ LUNCH & DOOR PRIZES!
Flu shots, Information Booths, Health Demonstrations including one from the Healthy Aging Resource Team.
Hosted by MLA Fielding, MLA Johnston and St. James Assiniboia 55+ Centre
RSVP for Older Adults Health Fair – Here
Fun with Flowers FUNDRAISER
Tuesday, September 18th at 7:00 p.m.
Join us for a great event where we put the fun in fundraiser. If you’ve attended one of our daytime Fun with Flowers events you will know how great they are. We are taking it up a notch and adding more fun with wine.
Skill level doesn’t matter. All you need to bring is a willingness to try and a positive attitude! Join together to create live flower arrangements and have some laughs in support of our Centre. Register early as spaces are sure to fill up fast.
Registration Deadline: September 10th
Brazen Hall Brewery Tour
Tuesday, September 11th at 1:30 p.m.
Brazen Hall is the winner of 2017 Burger Week competition. Join us as we experience this amazing restaurant and see behind the scenes how the beer is made. We will be ordering off the menu so participants are responsible for paying for their own lunch.
(We will be carpooling)
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, September 4thRegister
Winnipeg Police Service Museum
Tuesday, October 9th
Departing the Centre at 10:30 a.m.
Join us for a tour of the museum and see the origins of the Winnipeg Police Service. The exhibits span the early history of the WPD and the other local PDs (which were eventually amalgamated into one), through to the turn of the century. If you are at all interested in Winnipeg History, especially law enforcement history, the Winnipeg Police Museum is a must see. Artifacts date back to the 1800’s are on display. Originally divided into 13 smaller cities, each having its own police department and they amalgamated in 1974, into metro Winnipeg. Uniforms, equipment, firearms, vehicles and documents tell the history of the department.
(we will be carpooling)
Registration Deadline: September 28thRegister
Carman Bell Aura Bistro
Wednesday, August 22nd
Departing the Centre at 10:15 a.m.
Join the Centre as we take a drive to Carmen for a beautiful lunch buffet provided by Bell Aura Bistro. This diner serves delightful and nutritious homemade dishes inside what was formerly used as a Presbyterian Church. Carpooling Volunteers Needed.
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, August 14thRegister
Canadian Museum for Human Rights
Tuesday, August 14th
85 Israel Asper Way
Departing the Centre at 10:00 a.m.
Come on down to the Forks and experience an interpretive tour at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. This 90-minute tour will focus on several exhibitions and galleries including the One Woman’s Resistance exhibition, Mandela: The Struggle for Freedom exhibition; and the Examining the Holocaust gallery. These exhibitions are offered for a limited time only – Don’t miss your chance to learn about these pivotal moments in human history. Carpooling Volunteers Needed.