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  • Movie Time
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  • Pickle Ball
  • Ottawa River Boat Cruise/BBQ
  • Monthly Entertainment/  Speakers
  • Language Lessons
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  • Travelogues 
    • Walk Across Baffin Island
    • Canoeing the Snake River
    • Scandinavian Nordic Ski Trip

 

 

 

  • "Aging Well" Theatre
  • Sleigh Ride
  • Luncheon Socials
  • Guided canoe trip through the Snake River  Marsh Provincial Conservation Reserve
  • 55 Alive Driving Course
  • Square Dancing
  • Computer Courses
  • Fall Colours Tour
  • "Are your ducks in a row?"
  • MosaiCanada 2017

 

Hello from the Seniors Friendship Club - Wednesday, June 2, 2021
 
Welcome to June! So happy to see the flowers blooming and the grass growing. We hope that you are enjoying being outdoors as much as we are.
 
AGM
Our Annual General Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, June 16 at 7 pm. We will be reviewing our year and the activities that we were able to offer during COVID times. There will also be an election for a few positions.
This meeting will be conducted using the Zoom platform. If you do not have access to a computer, please contact us and we will walk you through how to access the meeting through your phone.
 
 
Photo Scavenger Hunt
Whether you are out and about this month, or sticking close to home, why not participate in our Photo Scavenger Hunt?  The hunt will run through the month of June, when all entries will be compiled into a slideshow which will be available on our website.  A winner will be selected by a random draw.  The Prize: (apart from fame/notoriety) a Seniors Friendship Club 2021/2022 membership.
All categories are open to wide interpretation; just let us know which category you are submitting a photo under. Entries to be submitted by June 30. Check our website for details about entries.
You are asked to find, and take a photo of at least six of the following ten items:
1. Reflections
2. A creature great or small
3. The sky is the limit (clouds that look like Mother Teresa, fabulous sunset, night sky)
4. Something floating
5. A piece of old machinery
6. A sign of the times (or just an interesting sign)
7. A perfect pairing
8. An eye-catching lawn ornament
9. A close-up shot of an everyday object that makes it impossible to recognize
10. An expressive pet.
 
 
SFC Fitness Challenge
The SFC is challenging you to do your part to get fit. Each day from May 31 until June 20, record your physical activity. What type of activity? Activities such as walking, dancing, canoeing/kayaking, cycling, gardening, and yoga to list just a few. 30 minutes per day, 5 days a week will contribute to your health and emotional well-being.
On our website, under the “Health and Fitness” link you will find details about the Fitness Challenge and a form to record your activity plus links to other interesting sites to keep you motivated.
Submit your record by June 29 and a random draw for a free SFC membership will take place.
 
 
Conscious Transitions
Patti Kinghorn and Lee-Anne Kennedy are offering an on-line course called Conscious Transitions as developed by The Living & Dying Consciously Project.
The course will run six weeks on Tuesday afternoons from 4 to 5:30 starting June 1. If you miss the first session you will have the option to listen to the recorded talk. In order to register for this course, please email Patti Kinghorn: rkinghorn@sympatico.ca
Patti will provide you with Zoom co-ordinates and course material. An overview of the course will be presented in lesson one on June 1st.
 
 
Peter Boczar Concert
We are pleased to let you know that there will be another Peter Boczar concert. On Thursday, June 17 at 1:30 pm Peter will perform his concert outdoors and will be accompanied by Kirsten Waymann on violin. Photos from London, Thai Buddhists Temples, New York City and some exceptional flower shots will accompany the concert.
A program of music he plans to play will be available on our website.
 
 
Yoga
Chair Yoga with Angela Stewart continues on Tuesday mornings at 10:30 until the end of June.
 
 
Meditation
Madelaine will continue to offer weekly meditation exercises through the summer every Thursdays at 7:15 pm. New members are welcome.
 
 
Consider Becoming a Member
The Seniors Friendship Club is an active community where seniors engage with other seniors. We have a multitude of events both online and in-person (when lock-down protocols are adjusted). Find our website at <www.seniorsfriendshipclub.ca> and you will find a full description of all our activities. We have a couple of new links for you to check out, “Health & Fitness” where you will find all sorts of information to keep you healthy and “Interesting Links” where you can find links to presentations such as Nature in your Backyard by Michael Runtz.
Our Facebook page is a source of great current information. You can find us on Facebook at Sfc Uov.
The Seniors Friendship Club is open to all adults living in the communities from Chalk River to Deux Rivieres. Contact us at uovsfc55@gmail.com. We can also be reached by phone at 613-401-3452.