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.

Ukrainian Fall Feast

Please join us for our licenced event featuring dinner catered by Kozak’s. Dancing is encouraged tonight so be sure to bring your dancing shoes.

ENTERTAINMENT: Red Road Music Company

LOCATION: Upper Hall - Royal Canadian Legion No.4 (1755 Portage Ave.)

COST: $23 Members/ $28/non-members

Christmas Craft & Bake Sale

Saturday, November 18th from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

We are thrilled to announce the return of our Christmas Craft and Bake Sale this year! It’s a brilliant place to get local and handmade Christmas presents and decorations, so come along and see what you can find!
We will also have snacks, coffee, and other treats available for sale. Come to shop and stay for a snack.

The centre will be accepting donations for baked goods and crafted items to be sold by the centre to raise funds for programming.
Please contact us at (204)987-8850 to find out how you can make your donations.

Baked goods can be dropped off at the Centre on November 15th.

ADMISSION: $2 Admission fees go towards programming at the St. James Assiniboia 55+ Centre Location: Westwood Community Church, 401 Westwood Drive

Christmas Luncheon

Thursday, December 14th at 12:00 p.m. ( doors open at 11:45 a.m.) Location: Westwood Community Church, 401 Westwood Drive

Please join us for our annual Christmas Luncheon featuring Entertainment from the Friday Morning (30 piece) Band. In addition to our musical talent, and live baking auction for your participation.
Register early as we have limited seating for this popular event, and you don’t want to miss out!
Can you donate baking for our baking auction? If so, donations can be dropped off at the Centre on December 12th.

Cost: $20 members/ $25 non-members

FREE Event - Halloween Movie

Tuesday, October 31st at 1:00 p.m.
“Hocus Pocus 2”

2022 ❘ Family film ❘ 1h 43m

Starring: Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy
Three young women accidentally bring back the Sanderson Sisters to modern day Salem and must figure out how to stop the child-hungry witches from wreaking havoc on the world.
Wear a costume and join staff as we enjoy a Halloween movie and some treats. Participants are encouraged to bring snacks and the centre will provide a few treats along with coffee and tea.

Cost: FREE

Pancake Breakfast

Friday, December 22nd at 9:30 a.m. (doors open at 9:15 a.m.)

Over the past century, pancake breakfasts have become a symbol for hospitality and sense of community in Winnipeg which is what the St. James Assiniboia 55+ Centre is all about. The Centre will be hosting a free pancake breakfast for its members this year, but everyone is welcome. Non-members pay a minimal $3 fee. We will be serving pancakes with toppings and coffee and tea. We will also be playing a fun game.

Cost: FREE members/ $3 non-members

A Maze in Corn

Friday, October 6th from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Enjoy the country views while wandering through the corn maze, climb the giant bale pyramid, and visit the petting zoo. Bring a collapsible (camping) chair if you have one. The Pumpkin Barn will be open for business when we are there. So this is also a great opportunity to pick up a pumpkin, local honey, squash and gourds for decorating.
We will meet in the parking lot of the Civic Centre (2055 Ness Ave.) at 10am and be taken by school bus to our venue then picked up again at 2pm and transported back to the Civic Centre.
Lunch will be provided.
Transportation is being paid for by Wal Mart.

• The venue is very weather related! Everything is outdoors!
• They may have to cancel due to rain.
• Please plan for the wind. Anchor items down!
• Dress Warm!
• Wear rubber boots if there has been rain and you have them.

ADMISSION: $22/member, $26/non-member Your fee includes transportation to and from the venue, admission to the Corn Maze, Petting Zoo, Bale Pyramid, Pumpkin Barn, Lunch and a bonfire (weather permitting).

Coming this winter ..... Murder Mystery Dinner

Thursday, January 18th at 5:00 p.m. (doors open at 4:45 p.m.) Theme & Era TBD

There has been a murder at the 55+ Centre and we need your help in solving the crime!
Are you good at solving mysteries? Do you think you have what it takes to figure out who did the deed? Then this is the event for you.
There will be a cash bar where you’ll be able to purchase wine, beer, and a themed cocktail.

LOCATION: 3-203 Duffield Street

COST: $23 members/ $28 non-members

Book Sale

Saturday, October 14th from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Our first Annual Fundraising Book Drive is almost here!
A used book sale provides affordable literature for readers of all ages and gives people the opportunity to clean out their own bookshelves.
There will also be a canteen available.
Do you know people who have a cottage or are setting up an Air B&B or Bed-and-Breakfast? Let them know they can stock their bookshelves with variety at our upcoming sale!
Support your Centre by spreading the word – both to collect books for the sale AND to promote attendance at the event.

LOCATION: St. James Civic Centre, 2055 Ness Ave. Cost: FREE


Friday, December 1st at 10:00 a.m.

Do you love Christmas as much as we love Christmas? Then we need your help decorating the centre. We have trees to trim, garland to put up and so much more! Bring your favorite treat to share and the Centre will provide coffee, tea and plenty of fun for everyone.

Cost: FREE