What's New for Seniors?

News from the Herman Prior 55+ Centre

Hope Faschoway: Executive Director

January, 2017


Herman Prior Centre is a Senior Services 55+ Centre, and we invite and encourage younger people and non-members to participate in our activities. Membership is $25, and members enjoy reduced prices for some special events. Members and non-members pay $1 and $2 respectively for each activity in which they participate at the Prior Centre.

Our doors are open from 8:30 - 4:30, Monday to Friday. Please drop in and see what we're all about! Ask for a list of programs and activities that are available. For information on any event or activity, you can contact Hope Faschoway, Executive Director, at (204) 857-6951 or [email protected].

Would you like to support Herman Prior Senior Services Centre Inc.? Charitable Tax Receipts are given for all donations.

Friday, January 13th - Jam Session

Do you play a musical instrument, like to sing or just enjoy listening to music? This fun music group at the Prior Centre is a great way to meet new people. Jam Session takes place on the 2nd Friday of each month, starting at 1:30 pm.

January 21st, 2017 - Herman Prior Centre Garage Sale - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Admission is FREE. 30 tables to browse. Lunch Counter. Anyone interested in booking a table, please sign-up with Hope at (204) 857-6951, from Monday to Friday 9 - 4.

Friday, January 27th - January Birthday Party & Dance

Dance is free and starts at 1:30 pm, Cake and Ice Cream will be available for $2.00 per person. If you are a member and your birthday is in January, then your Cake and Ice Cream are FREE! 

2 tickets available for the MTC production of Agatha Christie’s "Black Coffee" on Feb. 15th.

If you are interested in attending this play, or if you want information about season tickets, please contact Hope at (204) 857-6951, or email to [email protected].

Coming events – Mark Your Calendar and Watch for More Information

February 12 – Sharpe Sisters Concert at Prior Centre

February 21 – Disability Tax Credit information session

March 11 – Spring Crafts Sale at Prior Centre

March 17 – St. Patrick’s Stew Supper

April – Art Show and Supper

May – Fashion Show

May 28 – Annual General Meeting

Manitoba Theatre Centre - season subscriptions will be arranged in April and May. Call Hope for more details at (204) 857-6951 if you are interested.


Noon Meal Program - The Herman Prior Centre offers a full cooked meal at noon each weekday for $7.00, take out orders for $8.00. The meal includes coffee & dessert, and all ages are welcome. Call before 11:00 a.m. to reserve your meal. Monthly menu charts are available at the Prior Centre or call (204) 857-6951.

Herman Prior Centre Gift Shop - open 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. For a unique gift, come and see the items for sale in our gift shop. We have items from moccasins to baby clothes and many more handmade by local artisans.

Prior Centre Book Nook - open 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday - Friday. Books are $1 - $2, jigsaw puzzles are $1 - $10. Donations of books are always appreciated.

Scrabble - Join us for a game of Scrabble played every Monday at 10 a.m. - New players are always welcome.

HPC Medical Equipment Loan Service - We have donated wheelchairs, walkers, and other medical equipment available to rent. Call (204) 857-6951 for information.

Podiatrist Dr. Bellmont comes from Brandon to client appointments at the Prior Centre on January 17 and March 7, 2017. Call 1-877-909-3338 to book an appointment.

Beltone Hearing will be coming to the Prior Centre on January 23. Call the Prior Centre at (204) 857-6951 to book an appointment.

What interests you? Call us at (204) 857-6951 for a schedule of activities - some things that are offered: Painting, Line Dancing, Floor curling or shuffleboard, Book club, square dancing, Tai Chi, card playing, weaving, duplicate bridge, cribbage, genealogy, painting, pool ...... and lots more!

Submitted by Donna Gervais, Volunteer at Herman Prior Senior’s Centre

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