Seniors News

Seniors News:

News from the Herman Prior 55+ Centre

Haley Parson: Executive Director

March, 2015


Get your tickets for the St. Patrick's Day Irish Stew Supper and Games Night on Tuesday, March 17. Tickets are $12.00 and can be purchased at the Herman Prior Centre. Supper includes Irish Beef Stew, Irish Soda bread, Colcannon (potatoes and cabbage), salad and dessert. Doors open at 6:00 pm, dinner is at 6:30 pm. There will be a variety of games, including floor curling and shuffleboard, whist, cribbage, scrabble, trivia and competitive crosswords.

The Herman Prior Centre Craft Sale and Flea Market will take place this Saturday, March 14. A variety of items will be available for sale, including knit items, jewelry, kitchen items, baking and flea market items. We will also have a Rainbow auction and a 50/50 draw. There will be a canteen, and lemon pies and biscuits will be available for sale. Admission is $1.00.

Memberships are available for $15.00 each. If you purchase a membership before May 31, 2015, you will be entered into a draw for cash prizes- First prize $300.00, second prize $200.00 and third prize $100.00. Prizes will be drawn Sunday, May 31, 2015 at our annual general meeting. All prizes were donated.

Looking for a unique gift? Come and take a look at the items for sale in our gift shop. We have many handmade items, including baby clothing, rugs, blankets, moccasins, jewelry, paintings and more. The gift shop is open Monday to Friday, 9 am to 4:00 pm.

Interested in volunteering? The Herman Prior Centre has many opportunities, including kitchen help, front desk reception, special event set-up, assisting with draws and sales, etc. Call Haley or Debbie at (204)857-6951 for more information.

The Herman Prior Centre serves hot lunch at noon Monday through Friday. All ages are welcome. The meal costs $7.00, and includes a main dish, vegetables, salad, biscuits or buns , tea or coffee and dessert. Please call 857-6951 to reserve before 11 am.

There are some tickets available for the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre production of "The Woman in Black". Tickets are for March 25, 2014. The bus leaves the Herman Prior Centre at 12:00 pm and the show starts at 2 pm. Call Haley for more details.

If you have any suggestions on trips, activities or events for the Prior Centre please feel free to call, drop by or send an email to Haley at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . We are always looking for new and fresh ideas. For more information on our programs, upcoming trips and events, check out our website at, or our Facebook page at