Programs at Home

Enjoy the following programs from the comfort of your own home! 

 

 

Online Learning

Programs via Zoom. Membership required + program fee.

Arabic

Intermediate Continue your language journey, with more advanced vocabulary and comprehension.
Prerequisite: Arabic beginner
Instructor: Wadi Hamdan
Mondays & Wednesdays, 9:00 to 10:00am
Nov 16 to Feb 3
$105/session

Advanced Build on your vocabulary, language structure, and pronunciation in an inclusive and supportive atmosphere. Continue to expand your understanding of grammar, spelling, and writing in this ancient language.
Prerequisite: Arabic intermediate
Instructor: Wadi Hamdan
Mondays & Wednesdays, 10:15 to 11:15am
Nov 16 to Feb 3
$105/session

Better Balance

Instructor: Erin O’Brien
Tuesdays, 9:00 to 10:00am
Nov 24 to Feb 9
$72/session

Exercise with Arthritis

Improve your strength and flexibility through exercises including light weights, therabands, and stretching. Easily adaptable to your physical abilities.
Instructor: Erin O’Brien

Tuesdays, 1:30 to 2:30pm
Nov 17 to Feb 2
$42/session

Fridays, 10:15 to 11:15am
Nov 20 to Feb 5
$42/session

French

Intermediate 1 (FULL)
Develop confidence in everyday situations by learning grammar and practical vocabulary as well as cultural aspects of French. Emphasis will be on speaking, listening, and developing conversational skills.
Prerequisite: French introductory or beginner
Instructor: Joy Obadia
Tuesdays & Fridays, 1:00 to 2:00pm
Nov 17 to Feb 5
$61/session

Intermediate 2
Build your confidence by increasing your vocabulary and reviewing grammar, while developing fluency skills. Prerequisite: French intermediate part 1
Instructor: Joy Obadia
Tuesdays, 10:15 to 11:15am
Nov 17 to Feb 2
$30/session

German

Beginner Focuses on the rudiments of German pronunciation, sentence structure, and grammar through reading, songs, vocabulary building, homework, and simple everyday expressions.
Instructors: Ozzie Schmidt
Thursdays, 9:00 to 10:30am
Nov 19 to Feb 4
$97/session

Intermediate Focuses on comprehension through conversation, literature, reading, grammar, vocabulary, songs, and homework. Students will be given an overview of German literature through short biographies, and excerpts from novels and short stories.
Instructor: Marie-Thérèse Ferguson
Thursdays, 9:00 to 10:30am
Nov 19 to Feb 4
$97/session

Advanced Focuses on advanced comprehension of German through conversation, reading, grammar, vocabulary, songs, homework, and creative writing.
Instructor: Anita Krebs
Thursdays, 11:00am to 12:30pm
Nov 19 to Feb 4
$97/session

All German classes teach history, geography and celebrate German culture. We use the textbook German made Simple for reference, supplemented by other materials. Text not included.

Pilates

Beginner Strengthen your core muscles while focussing on overall spine health. Safely improve flexibility, balance, coordination, posture, and sense of well-being.
Instructor: Peggy Cuthburt
Tuesdays, 1:30 to 2:30pm
Nov 17 to Feb 2
$76/session

Intermediate A more challenging form of Pilates.
Instructor: Peggy Cuthburt
Prerequisite: Beginner Pilates or permission of instructor.
Wednesdays, 10:30 to 11:30am
Nov 18 to Feb 3
$76/session

PWR!Moves® Parkinson’s

Intro
Instructor: Erin O’Brien
Fridays, 11:30am to 12:30pm
Nov 20 to Feb 5
$72/session

Simply Yoga

Intermediate Challenge yourself to improve flexibility, strength, and balance. A combination of seated, standing, and lying down poses will move you through this well supported yoga class.
Instructor: Pamela Van Horn
Wednesdays, 12 noon to 1:00pm
Nov 18 to Feb 3
$78/session

Switch it Up

Instructor: Erin O’Brien
Thursdays, 11:30am to 12:30pm
Nov 19 to Feb 4
$72/session

Tarot Card Reading

Explore the Tarot Court Cards or people cards in depth, along with some history and tarot lore. Spend considerable time honing your reading capabilities. Take an in-depth look at these intriguing cards that help us listen to our intuition.
Supply own deck.
Instructor: Marilyn Shannon
Tuesdays, 11:00am to 12:30pm
11954 session 2: Nov 17 to Feb 2
$61/session

 

 

 

No special equipment – just your phone. Phone From Home programs last for 60 minutes with 10 to 20 people on the line. Seniors Association membership is not required.
no cost

52 Bingo

A new way to play bingo from home with a standard deck of playing cards.
Facilitator: Angela Winkler
Fridays, 2:00 to 3:00pm
November 6, 13, 20 & 27

Thursdays, 10:00 to 11:00am
December 10 & 17

Audio Book Club

Around the World in Eighty Days
A story filled with fantasy, comedy, and suspense brought to life in a reading by Patrick Tull.
Facilitator: Angela Winkler
Mondays, 2:00 to 3:00pm
November 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30
December 7 & 14

Categories

How many things can you associate with a specific topic, place, or letter? This brain stimulating activity will keep you on your toes.
Facilitator: Angela Winkler
Tuesdays, 2:00 to 3:00pm
December 1, 8 & 15

Chatty Crafters

Join this social group to talk about past/current/future craft projects and learn from other crafty people.
Facilitator: Angela Winkler
Fridays, 2:00 to 3:00pm
December 4, 11 & 18

Christmas Around the World

Join us for stories of how other countries celebrate Christmas. Have an unlikely tradition of your own? Feel free to share.
Facilitator: Angela Winkler
Mondays, 10:00 to 11:00am
December 7 & 14

Christmas Tales

Can’t get enough of the holidays? Tune in weekly to listen and discuss well-known Christmas stories.
Facilitator: Jean Lawson
Wednesdays, 2:00 to 3:00pm
December 2, 9 & 16

Holiday Concert

Tune in and enjoy classic Christmas songs from your favorite holiday singers.
Facilitator: Angela Winkler
Fridays, 10:00 to 11:00am
December 4, 11 & 18

Mindfulness & Meditation

Experience an hour of peace and tranquility as we work on mindfulness through meditative practice, while developing breath awareness.
Instructor: Dianne Britton
Wednesdays, 10:00 to 11:00am
December 2, 9 & 16

One Line at a Time

Flex your writing muscles. Receive a writing prompt each week to begin a short story or poem based on the interests of the group.
Instructor: Lyn McCauley
Mondays, 10:00 to 11:00am
October 26 to November 30

Overview of Osteoarthritis

Discuss the importance of remaining active during these challenging times.
Instructor: Lisa Robinson, Physiotherapist, Arthritis Society
Thursday December 3, 10:00 to 11:00am

Riddle Me This

Do you know the answer? These brain teasers are sure to make you ponder and laugh.
Facilitator: Angela Winkler
Tuesdays, 10:00 to 11:00am
December 1, 8 & 15

Storytelling

Join Brian for an hour’s worth of stories and chat every week. We’ll start with a story, discuss, and then share anecdotes and reminiscences.
Instructor: Brian Hetherington
Fridays, 10:00 to 11:00am
November 6, 13, 20 & 27

The Wonderful World of Horses

Discover how horses behave and how they learn and connect with humans.
Instructor: Carol Bisaillon, DreamCatcher Farm
Thursday December 10, 2:00 to 3:00pm

Trivia

You’ve spent your life accumulating facts. Now test this knowledge in a variety of categories, while trying to outwit your opponents.
Facilitator: Angela Winkler
Thursdays, 2:00 to 3:00pm
December 3 & 17

 

Sign Up

  1. Call The Seniors Centre 613.548.7810 ext 238.
  2. State your name and what program you would like to sign up for (you can choose more than one).
  3. This information will be given to the Program Facilitator.
  4. You’ll receive a phone number, extension number, and conference number.
  5. These numbers will be needed to call into your program.

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