Seniors News

Seniors News:

News from the Herman Prior 55+ Centre

Haley Parson: Executive Director

Week of February 8, 2015


The Herman Prior Centre will be having a Valentine's Day lunch and dance on Friday, February 13th, starting at noon. Lunch is $8.00 and the menu will be Ham a la King with oven roasted potatoes. There is no cost for the dance.

The Herman Prior Centre will be having a spring craft sale and flea market on March 14th, 2015. Call Debbie or Haley at (204)857-6951 to book a table.

There will be a cribbage tournament and potluck on Monday, February 16 at 1:30 pm. All are welcome to attend. Please bring a potluck item.

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at the Herman Prior Centre! We will be having an Irish Stew Supper and Games night. Tickets are $12.00. Doors open at 6pm. Irish beer and Irish coffee will be available for purchase.

The Herman Prior Writing group will be meeting on Tuesday, February 24 at 1 pm. This is a life writing group. They share their writing, and do 5 minute writing exercises. Newcomers are welcome!

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.

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 on "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike". Tickets are for February 18, 2014. The bus leaves the Herman Prior Centre at 12:00 pm and the show starts at 2 pm. Call Haley for more details.

Subscriptions for MTC will be available in April 2015. The Herman Prior Centre arranges season subscriptions and bus transportation for participants for 6 matinee productions at the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre Mainstage. The bus picks up participants in McGregor, several locations in Portage la Prairie and Headingly. Call Haley for more information or to book your seats for next season.

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