What's New for Seniors?
News from the Herman Prior 55+ Centre
Hope Faschoway: Executive Director
February - March, 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, February 10th - Jam Session is cancelled.
Friday, February 10th - Pickleball Demonstration
Join us for a demonstration of Pickleball from 1 – 2 p.m. On Feb. 10th. Cost is free. Pickleball is a fun sport that combines elements of tennis, badminton, and ping pong. It was designed to be easy to learn and play, whether you’re 5, 85, or somewhere in between.
Sunday, February 12th – Johnny Dietrich & The Sharpe Sisters
Johnny Dietrich with the Sharpe Sisters in concert at Herman Prior Center February 12, 2017, from 7 - 9 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets available at Herman Prior Center. Cost $15 per person. Refreshments will be served.
Monday, February 20th – Herman Prior Centre will be CLOSED for Louis Riel Day
Monday, February 20th – Cribbage Tournament
If you enjoy playing cribbage, come to the Herman Prior Centre on Monday, February 20th at 1:30 p.m. Partners required. Don’t forget to bring an item for the pot-luck dinner.
Tuesday, February 21st – Disability Tax Credit Information Session
This information session will be held in the Crocus Room at Herman Prior Centre on Tuesday, February 21st from 1 – 2 p.m. Peter Monastysky from A Step Beyond & Associates will be present to assist and answer questions. Bring a copy of your 2015 Notice of Assessment letter. The cost for members is Free, non-members pay $2.00.
Friday, February 24th – February 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 February, then your cake & ice cream are FREE!
2 tickets still available for MTC production of Agatha Christie’s "Black Coffee" on Feb. 15
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
March 11 – Spring Crafts Sale at Prior Centre
March 17 – St. Patrick’s Stew Supper
March – Drivers’ Tune-Up session with MPI
April 4 – Volunteer Appreciation
April 23 – Art Show and Supper
May 5 – 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.
REGULAR ACTIVITIES AT THE PRIOR CENTRE
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.