What's New for Seniors?

News from the Herman Prior 55+ Centre

Hope Faschoway: Executive Director

March - May, 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.

Community Volunteer Income Tax Program – Runs until the end of March

This service is provided to those with low to moderate income and/or a basic return. An administration fee of $5.00 is required to cover costs of paper, ink and envelopes.

Call the Centre at 857-6951 for more information.

Facebook Workshops – Tuesday, March 28th – 10 a.m. to Noon and 1 – 3 p.m.

Introduction to Facebook: In the morning session, learn what it is, how to use it and how you can get the most out of Facebook. For people who are just curious as to what Facebook is about or have just started on Facebook.

Facebook Privacy, Settings and Features: The afternoon session is for those who already have a Facebook account and want to learn how to use it more effectively.

Celebrations Dinner Theatre “Greased 2” – Tuesday, April 18th

$80 for members and $90 for non-members. Bus leaves Herman Prior Centre at 9:30 a.m. and returns about 4:00 p.m.

Greased 2 - Join us, as we take a look in on our favourite hip cats and cool chicks as another school year begins at Rydell High. The notorious tough girl gang, the T-birdies, are about to choose their club leader for this year and the competition is close between Danni, the present leader and up and comer, Penny. The girls are also preparing for the big drag race with the Hot Rods, their rival boy gang. Johnny, the leader of the Hot Rods and Danni’s ex-boyfriend, will do almost anything to win the race and the girl. This show is a celebration of Rock and Roll music, sure to bring back fond memories for some and many smiles to all! Includes: Bus fare, ticket, meal & drink

Deadline to register is Monday, March 27th

Cirque du Soleil: Kurios – Friday, June 23rd

$115 for members, $125 for non-members. K Bus leaves Herman Prior Centre at 6:00 p.m. and returns about 11:45 p.m.

Step into the curio cabinet of an ambitious inventor who defies the laws of time, space and dimension in order to reinvent everything around him. Suddenly, the visible becomes invisible, perspectives are transformed, and the world is literally turned upside down.

Deadline to register is Wednesday, March 29th

Friday, March 31st - March Birthday Party and 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 March, then your cake & ice cream are FREE!

Tickets still available for RMTC production of “Bittergirl: The Musical” on March 22nd

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

April – Drivers’ Tune-Up session with MPI

April 4 – Volunteer Appreciation

April 23 – Art Show and Supper

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.

MORE ACTIVITIES/EVENTS coming up – Watch for details


The Forks

Sing Along

Quiz Nights


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. Call 1-877-909-3338 to book an appointment.

Beltone Hearing will be coming to the Prior Centre on March 13 and March 27. 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!

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