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Special Events for Seniors
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March 2020

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EVENTS LISTING:

MARCH 2020

● Monday, March 2: Create Your Own Cleaning Products by Mika at Heart House Hospice 6:30 - 8:30 pm ~$20 per attendee. FREE for volunteers~
● Tuesday, March 3: Eucharistic Miracles of the World Exhibit at St. Josephine Bakhita Parish, Mississauga 9:00 am - 6:00 pm ~FREE~
● Tuesday, March 3: Meditation by Candlelight at St. John's Dixie Anglican Church 7:00 - 7:45 pm ~FREE~
● Wednesday, March 4: Creative Writing Workshop at Small Arms Inspection Building 10:00 -11:30 am ~FREE~
● Wednesday, March 4: Story Keepers: Scrapbooking on Wednesday Afternoons at The Story Garden, Sheridan Centre 12:30 - 4:30 pm ~ Donation: "A Toonie a Trip"~
● Thursday, March 5: Osteoarthritis of the Hand Workshop at Longo's Loft Room by Arthritis Society 10:00 am - 1:00 pm~FREE~
● Thursday, March 5: Zumba/Aerobics and Food Demo for Women and Girls hosted by MIAG in the Active Living Studio at McKechnie Community Centre 4:30 - 6:00 pm
● Thursday, March 5: Create Your Own Cleaning Products by Mika at Heart House Hospice 6:30 - 8:30 pm ~$20 per attendee. FREE for volunteers~
● Sunday, March 8: 3rd Annual International Women's Day Breakfast hosted by MP Sven Spengemann at The Crooked Cue 8:00 - 10:00 am ~FREE~
● Monday, March 9: Yoga and Meditation at Centre for Education & Training - Brampton 2:00 - 4:00 pm ~FREE~
● Monday, March 9: International Women's Day: Bomb Girls by Barbara Dickson at VIVA Mississauga 3:00 pm ~FREE~
● Tuesday, March 10: Music From the Heart: Free Concert for Seniors! FREE Show by AACM Players at Vic Johnston Community Centre 2:00 pm ~FREE~
● Tuesday, March 10: Entrepreneurs & Professionals with Disabilities by Access 2 Accessibility at Microsoft Store 6:30 - 8:30 pm ~FREE~
● Tuesday, March 10: CARP Mississauga Monthly Meeting at Hazel McCallion Banquet Hall, Vic Johnston Community Centre 6:30 - 9:00 pm ~FREE~
● Wednesday, March 11: Creative Writing Workshop at Small Arms Inspection Building 10:00 -11:30 am ~FREE~
● Wednesday, March 11: CPA: Learn What It Means to be a PRO in Accounting at Centre for Education & Training - Brampton 2:00 - 4:00 pm ~FREE~
● Wednesday, March 11: Prayer and Communion Service at Erin Mills United Church 6:45 - 7:30 pm ~FREE~
● Thursday, March 12: Compassion Fatigue Workshop by Liz Garrison at Heart House Hospice 10:00 am - 12:00 pm ~FREE~
● Thursday, March 12: Music From the Heart: Free Concert for Seniors! FREE Show by AACM Players at Port Credit Legion 2:00 pm ~FREE~
● Thursday, March 12: MIAG: Achievement Celebration at Burnhamthorpe Community Centre 2:30 - 6:30 pm ~FREE~

● Thursday, March 12: Zumba/Aerobics and Food Demo for Women and Girls hosted by MIAG in the Active Living Studio at McKechnie Community Centre 4:30 - 6:00 pm
● Thursday, March 12: Meditation with Sonya at Heart House Hospice 7:00 - 8:00 pm ~FREE~
● Friday, March 13: Intergenerational Breakfast at Parkland on the Glen 9:30 - 11:00 am ~FREE~
● Monday, March 16: St. Patrick's Day Celebration at VIVA Mississauga 3:00 pm ~FREE~
● Tuesday, March 17: St. Patrick's Day Event at Parkland on the Glen 2:00 pm ~FREE~
● Tuesday, March 17: The Western Shores of Ireland by Richard Jordan at VIVA Mississauga 2:00 pm ~FREE~
● Thursday, March 19: The Active Living Fair at Active Adult Centre of Mississauga 10:00 am - 2:00 pm ~FREE~
● Thursday, March 19: Chili Cook-Off at Parkland on the Glen 12:00 - 2:00 pm ~ Donation $5 ~
● Thursday, March 19: Toronto Pearson Community Open House - Mississauga at Mississauga City Hall 3:00 - 7:00 pm ~FREE~

● Thursday, March 19: Zumba/Aerobics and Food Demo for Women and Girls hosted by MIAG in the Active Living Studio at McKechnie Community Centre 4:30 - 6:00 pm
● Thursday, March 19: Women and Wealth by Plans Brought to Life 6:00 - 7:00 pm ~FREE~
● Thursday, March 19: Open Museum: Maple Syrup in Canada at South Common Community Centre 7:00 - 8:00 pm ~FREE~
● Wednesday, March 25: Wine & Cheese Seminar: Business Owners by Plans Brought to Life 6:30 - 8:00 pm ~FREE~

● Thursday, March 26: Zumba/Aerobics and Food Demo for Women and Girls hosted by MIAG in the Active Living Studio at McKechnie Community Centre 4:30 - 6:00 pm
● Thursday, March 26: Meditation with Sonya at Heart House Hospice 7:00 - 8:00 pm ~FREE~
● Friday, March 27: Lunch and Euchre Tournament at Parkland on the Glen 12:30 - 3:00 pm ~FREE~
● Saturday, March 28: Keto Crawl by Healthy Living Advisor at Goodness Me! Mississauga Store 10:00 - 11:00 am ~FREE~
● Saturday, March 28: March Meltdown Open House at VIVA Mississauga 12:00 - 4:00 pm ~FREE~

Create Your Own Cleaning Products
with Mika
at Heart House Hospice

Homemade Cleaning Products homemade_cleaning_supplies_fancy1.jpg Google image from https://img.thrfun.com/img/163/606/homemade_cleaning_supplies_fancy1.jpg
Image source: ThriftyFun.com

Monday, March 2, 2020 - 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Cost: $20 per attendee. FREE for Volunteers.

In this workshop, you will make 2-3 cleaning products that are toxin free, inexpensive, and easy to make.

Mika, one of the Heart House Hospice volunteers, will be leading the workshop. Mika has been creating her own skin care and cleaning products for over 10 years. They really work well!!

Workshop is limited to 10 people, so book early. Heart House will be paying for volunteers who attend. All others will be paying $20 per person.

Please RSVP Kathy your attendance at kratchford@hearthousehospice.com by March 1, 2020.

Event website: https://hearthousehospice.com

Location: Heart House Hospice
1-855 Matheson Blvd. East, Mississauga ON L4W 4L6 Canada
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Please note you can only access the parking lot via Timberlea Blvd.

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Eucharistic Miracles of the World Exhibit

St. Josephine Bakhita Parish

The Eucharistic Miracles of the World Google image from http://www.miracolieucaristici.org/
Image source: miracolieucaristici.org

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Audience: All Ages. FREE. St. Josephine Bakhita Parish is hosting the Vatican approved Eucharistic Miracles of the World Exhibit.

The exhibit, which was designed and created by Venerable Carlo Acutis, features panels that each tell the story of a Eucharistic miracle and allow you to "virtually visit" the places where the miracles took place.

Read also: The Eucharistic Miracles of the World. In a Catechesis on Eucharistic Miracles, What Aspects Should be Highlighted? Article by S.E. Rev. ma Mons Raffaello Martinelli, Rector of the International Ecclesiastical College of St. Charles, Official of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. Copyright © 2006 by www.therealpresence.org.

Contact: Email: spiritled33@hotmail.com
Website: cristo-rei.com
Phone: 905-826-1143
Parish Email: parishoffice@stjosephinebakhita.ca Website: stjosephinebakhita.ca

Exhibit Location: St. Josephine Bakhita Parish, Roman Catholic Church
3200 Thomas St. Mississauga ON L5M 0V6 Canada
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Meditation by Candlelight

St. John's Dixie Anglican Church

Candlelight Meditation Google image from http://www.innerspace.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Dec_11_CandlelightMed_Angel_1000X357.jpg
Image source: Inner Space, Covent Garden

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 7:00 to 7:45 pm

FREE

Quiet reflection through silence and guided meditation.

For more info, call 905-277-0462.

Location: Sydenham Room, St. John's Dixie Anglican Church
719 Dundas Street East, Mississauga ON L4Y 2B5 Canada
(Dundas and Cawthra)
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(905) 277-0462
info@stjohndixie.com

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Creative Writing Workshop
at Small Arms Inspection Building

Creative Writing Workshop Google image from https://phenixcitylibrary.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Creative-Writing-Workshop.jpg
Image source: Phenix City Russell County Library

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 10:00 to 11:30 am
Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 10:00 to 11:30 am

FREE

Join us for a writing workshop, where your personal expression is supported and encouraged. Feedback is provided in a non-judgmental, brave space. If you would like your writing to remain private, you are free to pass on sharing.

For more info, call 905-615-4860.

Location: Small Arms Inspection Building
1352 Lakeshore Rd. E, Mississauga ON L5E 1E9 Canada|
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Story Keepers:
Scrapbooking on Wednesday Afternoons

The Story Garden

Scrapbook made at Chartwell Classic Robert Speck October 15, 2009
Sample of a Scrapbook

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 12:30 to 4:30 pm

You've got a story to share; don't leave those photos in a shoebox! Come to the Story Garden Literacy Centre and create a beautiful album to cherish. Many supplies provided, along with tea, treats and friendship.

To register, please contact Catherine Nicholson at catherine@thestorygarden.ca or call 1-613-790-4290.
Website: https://thestorygarden.ca/

Cost: Suggested donation of "A Toonie a Trip".

Located in the Sheridan Mall in Mississauga, the Story Garden is a non-profit literacy centre that provides a variety of programs for children, teens, adults and seniors.

Location: The Story Garden Literacy Centre
2225 Erin Mills Parkway, Mississauga ON L5K 1T9 Canada
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Phone: 905-822-0344

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Osteoarthritis of the Hand Workshop
by Arthritis Society

at Longo's Loft Room

Arthritis of the Hands, Management of patients with arthritic syndrome Google image from https://www.cedars-sinai.org/health-library/diseases-and-conditions/o/osteoarthritis.html
Image source: Cedars Sinai

Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

When you suffer from osteoarthritis, everyday actions that most people take for granted can be daunting. This FREE interactive workshop, led by an Arthritis Society Occupational Therapist will help you get a handle on things.

Space is limited. Call Kim at the Arthritis Society to register: 905-615-3233
Email: knewlove@arthritis.ca
Website: http://www.arthritis.ca

Location: Loft Room - Loft Applewood, Longo's Applewood
1125 North Service Road, Mississauga ON L4Y 1A6 Canada
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LoftApplewood@longos.com
Phone: 905-566-1125

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MIAG Logo Google image from http://www.bydewey.com/sqspecialjul14.html

Zumba and Aerobics
for Women and Girls

Zumba & Aerobics image from MIAG Centre for Diverse Women & Families farida@miag.ca 1Jun2018-11:22am Healthy Food image from MIAG Centre for Diverse Women & Families farida@miag.ca 1Jun2018-11:22am

Thursdays, February 27, 2020 - 4:30 to 6:00 pm
Thursdays, March 5, 12, 19, 26, 2020 - 4:30 to 6:00 pm
Thursdays, April 2, 9, 16, 2020 - 4:30 to 6:00 pm

Join us for a fun-filled exercise program with our qualified instructors followed by a Healthy FoodDemonstration session in the Active Living Studio at Frank McKechnie Community Centre.

This program is designed to improve your fitness and energy levels while sharing an enjoyable time with others. There is an opportunity to learn about various healthy recipes and taste healthy food samples. All women and girls (age 10 and up) from diverse communities are invited to join this exciting recreational program.

Program:
● One-Hour Zumba or Aerobics and Strength Training Classes
● Female Instructor and Covered Windows
● 30 minutes of Sharing Healthy Cultural Recipes
● A great way to expand your social network
● Receive a Certificate of Program Completion

Once per week - Thursdays - Total of 8 weeks
● February 27, 2020 to April 16, 2020
● From 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Registration and Payment Options:

● Option 1: Register for 8 sessions. Cost: $25

● Option 2: Come when you can (Drop-in)
(Only Thursdays, 4:30 - 6:00 pm)
Cost: $4 for one session.

Space is limited. For registration, please call: 905-270-6252 or email: farida@miag.ca

Location: Active Living Studio, Frank McKechnie Community Centre
310 Bristol Road East, Mississauga ON L4Z 3V5 Canada
(Bristol and Hurontario)
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Create Your Own Cleaning Products
with Mika
at Heart House Hospice

Homemade Cleaning Products homemade_cleaning_supplies_fancy1.jpg Google image from https://img.thrfun.com/img/163/606/homemade_cleaning_supplies_fancy1.jpg
Image source: ThriftyFun.com

Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Cost: $20 per attendee. FREE for Volunteers.

In this workshop, you will make 2-3 cleaning products that are toxin free, inexpensive, and easy to make.

Mika, one of the Heart House Hospice volunteers, will be leading the workshop. Mika has been creating her own skin care and cleaning products for over 10 years. They really work well!!

Workshop is limited to 10 people, so book early. Heart House will be paying for volunteers who attend. All others will be paying $20 per person.

Please RSVP Kathy your attendance at kratchford@hearthousehospice.com by March 2, 2020.

Event website: https://hearthousehospice.com

Location: Heart House Hospice
1-855 Matheson Blvd. East, Mississauga ON L4W 4L6 Canada
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Please note you can only access the parking lot via Timberlea Blvd.

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3rd Annual
International Women's Day Breakfast

Hosted by MP Sven Spengemann

3rd Annual International Women's Day Breakfast Google image from https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/international-womens-day-breakfast-tickets-96094879371
Image source: Eventbrite

Sunday, March 8, 2020 - 8:00 to 10:00 am

FREE

Sven Spengemann, Member of Parliament for the riding of Mississauga-Lakeshore in Mississauga, invites you to this International Women's Day Breakfast as we renew our collective efforts to break down barriers to women's advancement and prosperity!

Join MP Sven Spengemann for the third annual International Women's Day Breakfast! International Women's Day is a time to recognize the outstanding contributions of all women and an opportunity to promote and support gender equality.

This year, the event will focus on Women and International Development. Through the Feminist International Assistance Policy, Canada is focusing its international assistance on the empowerment of women and girls as the most effective approach for reducing poverty, and building a more inclusive, peaceful, and prosperous world.

Special Guests:
Kamal Khera, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Development.
Lieutenant-Commander Kristin L. Topham, Commanding Officer, 2 Military Police Regiment.
Noora Sharrab, CEO and Co-Founder, Sitti Social Enterprise Limited

Get your FREE tickets to this event at Eventbrite.

Contact: MP Sven Spengemann
HILL OFFICE - 613-992-4848
sven.spengemann@parl.gc.ca
Confederation Building, Suite: 282, House of Commons
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A6 Canada

CONSTITUENCY OFFICE - 905-273-8033
sven.spengemann@parl.gc.ca
1077 North Service Road, Suite 30, Mississauga, Ontario L4Y 1A6 Canada

IWD Breakfast Location: The Crooked Cue
75 Lakeshore Road East, Mississauga ON L5G 1C9 Canada
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Centre for Education & Training

Yoga & Meditation

Yoga and Meditation in Pondicherry Google image from https://www.makemytrip.com/travel-guide/media/dg_image/pondicherry/Yoga_1.jpg - https://www.makemytrip.com/travel-guide/pondicherry/yoga-and-meditation-relaxation.html
Image source: MakeMyTrip.com

Monday, March 9, 2020 - 2:00 to 4:00 pm

Using yoga and meditation to relax and destress from day to day worries. Rejuvenate your life.

For more info, contact Centre for Education & Training at 905-457-4747.

Location: Brampton City South Services, Centre for Education & Training
7700 Hurontario Street, Unit 601, Brampton ON L6Y 4M3 Canada
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VIVA Mississauga Retirement Community

International Women's Day:
Bomb Girls

by Barbara Dickson

International Women's Day: Bomb Girls Google image from https://www.rogerebert.com/chazs-blog/woman-power
Image source: Chaz Ebert Blog

Monday, March 9, 2020 - 3:00 pm

Author and historian Barbara Dickson delivers a riveting account of the women working in high-security, dangerous conditions making bombs in Toronto during WWII.

RSVP required.

To RSVP, please call Hillary at 905-566-4500 or email: mississauga@vivalife.ca

Location: VIVA Mississauga Retirement Community
5575 Bonnie Street, Mississauga ON L5M 0N8 Canada
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Music From the Heart
Free Concert for Seniors

Vic Johnston Community Centre

Music From the Heart Google image from https://www.aacmiss.ca/
Image source: Active Adult Centre of Mississauga

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 2:00 pm

Click here to see Google Photos and Videos
Music From the Heart - Free Concert for Seniors
Vic Johnston Community Centre, 10 March 2020

Gmail account may be needed to view Google Photos

Performance: (Videos of all songs and dances on this list may be viewed in the Google Photos and Videos Album)
1. Under the Boardwalk - Merilyn's Dancers
2. You're Nobody till Somebody Loves You - Bonnie Cornista
3. Have I Told You Lately That I Love You - Walter Mishalkowsky - YouTube video, 2:23 min.
4. Return to Sender - Doug Kerel - YouTube video, 2:18 min.
5. Trio Schottische - Kathy's Dancers
6. Flip, Flop and Fly - Rusty Mishalkowsky
7. One Day at a Time - Joyce Henry - YouTube video, 3:30 min.
8. Delilah - Lillian Bosy - YouTube video, 3:20 min.
9. (Sit & Dance) - Merilyn and Friends
10. Blame It on the Bossa Nova - Christine Pollock - YouTube video, 2:34 min.
11. Someone Like You - Walter Mishalkowsky
12. Open Arms - Lillian Bosy
13. Que Sera Sera - Joyce Henry
14. Fan Dance - Kathy's Dancers - YouTube video, 2:36 min.
15. I Wish You Love - Bonnie Cornista - YouTube video, 2:06 min.
16. King of the Road - Doug Kerel - YouTube video, 2:31 min.
17. Black Velvet Band - Christine Pollock
18. Somewhere Over the Rainbow - Rusty Mishalkowsky - YouTube video, 3:09 min.
19. When I Say I Do - Merilyn's Dancers

FREE

Please join us for a FREE show by the Active Adult Centre of Mississauga (AACM) Players. The AACM singers and dancers will entertain and encourage you to sing along and move to the music. Light refreshments.

Call AACM at 905-615-3207 to obtain your FREE ticket.

Thanks to funding from the Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility (MSAA) Seniors Community Grant Program, Our Music on the Move shows are presented by the AACM.

Location: Vic Johnston Community Centre
335 Church Street, Streetsville, ON L5M 2C2 Canada
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Entrepreneurs & Professionals
with Disabilities

by Access 2 Accessibility
at Microsoft Store

Equality Google image from https://disabilityinbusiness.files.wordpress.com/2012/10/equality20act20image.jpg
Image source: Disability in Business

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Entrepreneurs & Professionals with Disabilities, by Access 2 Accessibility, is a resource and networking opportunity for career minded people with visible and invisible disabilities. Plus we learn Mircosoft accessibility. Different topic every month. March 10, 2020 Topic: Microsoft's Presentation Translator.

Free for members to attend. RSVP through MeetUp: Entrepreneurs & Professionals, with Disabilities is required.

For more info, contact Carol-Ann Chafe at 905-302-7257
Email: Carol-Ann.A2A@hotmail.com

"Entrepreneurs & Professionals, with Disabilities Network MeetUp is presented by Access 2 Accessibility (A2A). We want to help support, empower, encourage, network and be a resource for career minded people with visible, and invisible, disabilities. If you are currently an entrepreneur/professional or considering to become one soon then come join like minded individuals. Many successful individuals have visible, and hidden, disabilities such as dyslexia, ADHD, depression, anxiety and more. Our disabilities don't define us, together we can support one another, share, network etc. to help each other in our professional endeavours. ~ Info from Website: Entrepreneurs & Professionals, with Disabilities.

Location: Microsoft Store, Square One Shopping Centre
100 City Centre Drive, Mississauga ON L5B 2C9 Canada
Level 1 next to Victoria's Secret and across from Lululemon
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Store: 905-366-4200

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CARP logo image from http://www.carp.ca/

CARP Mississauga Chapter
Monthly Community Meeting

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 6:30 to 9:00 pm

FREE. Everyone welcome! All ages, members, non-members.

Please join us for an educational event with speakers on health, finances, and community activities.

New venue beginning January 14, 2020 - CARP Mississauga Chapter Monthly Community Meeting will be held at the Hazel McCallion Banquet Hall at Vic Johnston Community Centre / Streetsville Arena, 335 Church Street, (Streetsville) Mississauga ON L5M 2C2 Canada.

March 10, 2020 AGENDA:
● 6:30 pm - Doors Open
        * Water, coffee, tea, cookies
        * Visit exhibitors for prize tickets

● 7:00 pm - Meeting Starts
        * Welcome and a few words from exhibitors
        * Exercise

● 7:30 pm - Presentation
        * "The Estate Planning Seminar" ~ Lisa Laredo, Laredo Law

● 8:05 pm - Break
        * Water, coffee, tea, cookies
● 8:25 pm - Presentation continued
● 8:50 pm - Prizes
● 9:00 pm - Close

For further information:
Contact Murray Etherington, 416-997-0919
Email: CARPMississauga@gmail.com
Facebook: Mississauga CARP
Website: CARP Mississauga Chapter

Location: Hazel McCallion Banquet Hall, Vic Johnston Community Centre
335 Church Street, Streetsville, ON L5M 2C2 Canada
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Centre for Education & Training - Brampton

CPA: Learn What It Means to be a PRO in Accounting

CPA Chartered Professional Accountant Logo Google image from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chartered_Professional_Accountant
Image source: Wikipedia

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 2:00 to 4:00 pm

FREE

Topics covered:
● The Accounting profession in Ontario.
● How to become a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA).
● How a CPA designation gives you the skills to find a career at any organization worldwide.

For more info: Contact Centre for Education & Training, Brampton City South Services - 905-457-4747
Email: nic@tcet.com
Website: Centre for Education & Training

Location: Brampton City South Services, Centre for Education & Training
7700 Hurontario Street, Unit 601, Brampton ON L6Y 4M3 Canada
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Erin Mills United Church

Prayer and Communion Service

Midweek Communion Service Google image from https://www.stmarys-bromley.org.uk/join-in/weekday-worship/
Image source: St. Mary's Church, Bromley, Kent, UK

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 6:45 - 7:30 pm

FREE

This is a mid-week meditative service offering a time to pause and reflect. There is a bible reading, discussion and communion.

For more info: Call 905-820-9466
Church Office email: office@emuc.ca
Website: http://emuc.ca

Location: Erin Mills United Church
3010 The Collegeway, Mississauga ON L5L 4X9 Canada
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Compassion Fatigue Workshop
by Liz Garrison
at Heart House Hospice

Compassion Fatigue Google image from https://www.compassionfatiguecoach.com/compassion-fatigue-described.html
Image source: Compassion Fatigue Coach - Tad Coles

Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

FREE

Compassion Fatigue is often called the cost of caregiving. In this interactive, self-reflective and fun workshop, we learn and explore what compassion fatigue can look like, contributing factors, and ways to support our ongoing caregiving.

Presented by Liz Garrison, who has been involved in caring work personally and professionally for over 20 years, and has facilitated workshops on Compassion Fatigue both locally, provincially and nationally. Liz is passionate about supporting caregivers (professionals, volunteers and family members) to be supported in their roles. Liz is completing her MSW placement at Heart House this year.

Please RSVP Kathy your attendance at kratchford@hearthousehospice.com by March 6, 2020.

Event website: https://hearthousehospice.com

Location: Heart House Hospice
1-855 Matheson Blvd. East, Mississauga ON L4W 4L6 Canada
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Please note you can only access the parking lot via Timberlea Blvd.

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Music from the Heart
Free Concert for Seniors

Port Credit Legion

Music From the Heart Google image from https://www.aacmiss.ca/
Image source: Active Adult Centre of Mississauga

Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 2:00 pm

FREE

Please join us for a FREE show by the Active Adult Centre of Mississauga (AACM) Players. The AACM singers and dancers will entertain and encourage you to sing along and move to the music. Light refreshments.

Call AACM at 905-615-3207 to obtain your FREE ticket.

Thanks to funding from the Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility (MSAA) Seniors Community Grant Program, Our Music on the Move shows are presented by the AACM.

Location: Port Credit Royal Canadian Legion Branch #82
35 Front Street North, Mississauga ON L5H 2E1 Canada
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RCL Br. #82 - Phone: 905-278-1705

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Achievement Celebration

Burnhamthorpe Community Centre

MIAG Logo Google image from http://www.bydewey.com/sqspecialjul14.html

Achievement Celebration adapted from Google image from http://archive.constantcontact.com/fs138/1105979720812/archive/1112296065016.html
Image source: United Way Oxford, Leader Newsletter

Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 2:30 to 6:30 pm

MIAG cordially invites you to the Achievement Celebration event for the Dazzling Seniors and the Ethno-Cultural Communities Well-Being Projects. Those who have participated in the programs will be receiving their certificates during the event.

Refreshments will be provided.

To register, please RSVP with Linda Le Pera at linda@miag.ca or call (905)-270-1829.

Event Location: Burnhamthorpe Community Centre
1500 Gulleden Drive, Mississauga ON L4X 2T7 Canada
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Meditation with Sonya
at Heart House Hospice

Reiki guided meditation session Google image from From https://www.lebtivity.com/event/reiki-guided-meditation-session-1
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Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 7:00 - 8:00 pm
Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 7:00 - 8:00 pm

FREE.

Meditation is a simple, easy way to improve well-being and connect mind, body, spirit. Meditation may assist with concentration, the ability to breathe more easily, increase feelings of calm, happiness, and contentment.

Please RSVP Tanja your attendance at tpereira@hearthousehospice.com

Event website: https://hearthousehospice.com

Location: Heart House Hospice
1-855 Matheson Blvd. East, Mississauga ON L4W 4L6 Canada
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Please note you can only access the parking lot via Timberlea Blvd.

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Intergenerational Breakfast

at Parkland on the Glen

Senior - Youth Intergenerational Google image from https://www.von.ca/en/service/youth-volunteer-program
Image source: VON Youth Volunteer Program

Friday, March 13, 2020 - 9:30 - 11:00 am

Join 3rd year University of Toronto Mississauga students who are taking a class in Aging and Society for breakfast. This is a great opportunity to bring generations together to talk about their life experiences - similarities and differences.

To RSVP or for more information, contact Lifestyle Consultant Grace Miksa at 905-820-8210 ext. 8223
Email: gmiksa@shannex.com
Website: http://parklandretirementliving.com

Location: Parkland on the Glen
1665 The Collegeway, Mississauga ON L5L 0A9 Canada
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St. Patrick's Day Celebration

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Bob MacLean, Folksinger and Guitarist
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Monday, March 16, 2020 - 3:00 pm

Folk singer and guitarist Bob MacLean entertains us as we enjoy complimentary treats.

Please RSVP as space is limited!

To RSVP, please call Hillary at 905-566-4500 or email: mississauga@vivalife.ca

Location: VIVA Mississauga Retirement Community
5575 Bonnie Street, Mississauga ON L5M 0N8 Canada
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St. Patrick's Day Event
at Parkland on the Glen

St. Patrick's Day Leprechaun Jig Mrs. Statz's 3rd Grade: February 2016 
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Image source: Mrs. Statz's 3rd Grade Blogspot.com

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 - 2:00 pm

Join Parkland on the Glen for a St. Paddy's Party as this St. Patrick's Day is celebrated with Irish Dancers.

To RSVP or for more information, contact Lifestyle Consultant Grace Miksa at 905-820-8210 ext. 8223
Email: gmiksa@shannex.com
Website: http://parklandretirementliving.com

Location: Parkland on the Glen
1665 The Collegeway, Mississauga ON L5L 0A9 Canada
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The Western Shores of Ireland
by Richard Jordan

The Mighty Cliffs of Moher on the Western Shores of Ireland Google image from https://www.cntraveler.com/galleries/2016-03-15/the-most-beautiful-places-in-ireland
The Mighty Cliffs of Moher, West Ireland
Image source: Condé Nast Traveler

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 - 2:00 pm

St. Patrick's Day Celebration continues at V!VA Mississauga with a presentation by historian and photographer Richard Jordan, followed by a sampling of Irish ale!

RSVP required!

To RSVP, please call Hillary at 905-566-4500 or email: mississauga@vivalife.ca

Location: VIVA Mississauga Retirement Community
5575 Bonnie Street, Mississauga ON L5M 0N8 Canada
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The Active Living Show

at Active Adult Centre of Mississauga

Active Living Fair 23 March 2017 Sq1oac photo by I Lee
Image source: Photo by I Lee

Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

This event is a part of the Active Adult Resource Series. A series of unique fairs and seminars specific to older adults and the resources they seek.

The Active Adult Centre of Mississauga welcomes over 30 different organizations, experts and leaders in health and wellness to share their knowledge and help adults 50+ learn new ways to manage their health, stay fit and age strong!

Get excited about:
● FREE Giveaways
● Presentations from the Ministry of Transportation and Ministry of Finance
● FREE blood pressure clinic from the Heart & Stroke Foundation
● FREE hearing screening from the Canadian Hearing Society
● FREE fitness classes courtesy of Active Adult Centre of Mississauga (AACM)
● FREE healthy lunch will be available to all attendees at the Sunlight Café (while supplies last)

To RSVP, please contact: https://www.aacmiss.ca/contact. For more info, call 905-615-3207.

Location: Active Adult Centre of Mississauga, in Central Parkway Mall
377 Burnhamthorpe Road East, Suite 116, Mississauga ON L5A 3Y1 Canada
Enter on ground floor near Baskin Robbins and McDonalds. Come upstairs to the second floor.
Use FREE Mall parking outdoors or FREE underground parking at rear of Mall. Take elevator to second floor.
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Chili Cook-Off

at Parkland on the Glen

Chili Cook Off Google image from http://www.alpost305.org/Chili_Cookoff/Chili_20Cook_20Off_20Modified.jpg
Image source: American Legion, Post 305

Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 12:00 to 2:00 pm

The chefs of the Glenerin Inn, Parkland on the Glen, and Fire Station 107 are competing in a chili cook-off. Donations of $5 each. All proceeds will go towards the Mississauga Firefighters Benevolent Fund. Come and join Parkland on the Glen for chili tasting and entertainment.

To RSVP or for more information, contact Lifestyle Consultant Grace Miksa at 905-820-8210 ext. 8223
Email: gmiksa@shannex.com
Website: http://parklandretirementliving.com

Location: Parkland on the Glen
1665 The Collegeway, Mississauga ON L5L 0A9 Canada
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Toronto Pearson International Airport
Community Open House

at Mississauga Civic Centre
The Great Hall

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Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ)
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Thursday, March 19, 2019 - 3:00 to 7:00 pm

FREE. Register at Eventbrite.

Info from Toronto Pearson: "Day in and day out, Toronto Pearson Airport is making the connections that matter. From the 50,000 people who help an average of 130,000 people a day get where they need to go, to driving employment in the region and better connecting residents and visitors through enhanced transit options, we take our role as Canada's front door seriously.

Drop by and spend some time at our Pearson Open House in Mississauga. Meet members of the Pearson team. Learn about how the airport works, and discover how we're planning today to continue connecting you to opportunity tomorrow. You'll also learn about our airside maintenance projects, starting mid-April, how they'll affect airport operations and what they mean for you.

Can't make it? We're holding more open houses across the region this spring. Please visit:

Location: The Great Hall, Mississauga Civic Centre
300 City Centre Drive, Mississauga ON L5B 3C1 Canada
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Women and Wealth

by Plans Brought to Life

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Thursday, March 19, 2019 - 6:00 to 7:00 pm

FREE

Info from Eventbrite: With about $750 billion soon to be passed down from one generation to the next in Canada, women will be working with larger portfolios.

Step confidently into the role of CFO in your life, and learn about:
● Businesses, philanthropy and wealth creation.
● Longer lives, smaller nest eggs.
● Blended families and the cost of divorce.
● The impact of time outside the workforce.
● Creating a financial plan that evolves with you.
● The power of women in management.

Register at Eventbrite.

Location: IG Wealth Management
10th Floor, 1 Robert Speck Pkwy, Mississauga ON L4Z 3M3 Canada
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Open Museum:
Maple Syrup in Canada

South Common Community Centre

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Image source: Wild Foodism

Thursday, March 19, 2019 - 7:00 to 8:00 pm

FREE

Did you know that Canada produces around 80% of the world's maple syrup? Or that Indigenous peoples first developed the maple harvest and later taught settlers how to collect sap and turn it into sugar?

Come discover more about this delicious food.

Location: South Common Community Centre
2233 South Millway, Mississauga ON L5L 3H7 Canada
(Intersection of The Collegeway and Erin Mills Pkwy)
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Wine & Cheese Seminar
Business Owners

by Plans Brought to Life

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Wednesday, 25 March, 2020 - 6:30 to 8:00 pm

FREE

Info from Plans Brought to Life - Eventbrite:

Get treated like a CEO in your own business.

Join us for this wine and cheese seminar.

Attendees will receive world-class insights into:
● How to improve cash flow.
● Tax tips that affect your bottom line.
● Protecting your wealth and your business.
● Succession planning for the future.

If you are a business owner interested in learning about rare strategies, be sure to register yourself and your business owner counterparts.

Register at Eventbrite.

Location: IG Wealth Management
10th Floor, 1 Robert Speck Pkwy, Mississauga ON L4Z 3M3 Canada
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Lunch and Euchre Tournament

at Parkland on the Glen

Euchre Tournament Google image from https://www.euchrefun.com/
Image source: euchrefun.com

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 12:30 to 3:00 pm

Join Parkland on the Glen for lunch and then play your hand at euchre. Great prizes to be won! Sign up your teams.

To RSVP or for more information, contact Lifestyle Consultant Grace Miksa at 905-820-8210 ext. 8223
Email: gmiksa@shannex.com
Website: http://parklandretirementliving.com

Location: Parkland on the Glen
1665 The Collegeway, Mississauga ON L5L 0A9 Canada
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Goodness Me! Mississauga Free Class

Keto Crawl
with Healthy Living Advisor

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Image source: canstockphoto67274875 from goodnessme.ca

Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 10:00 to 11:00 am

FREE

Instructor: Healthy Living Advisor

What is "keto"? Walk and talk with one of the "Keto Experts" from Goodness Me! as they highlight a curated collection of low-carb, high-fat products throughout the Mississauga store!

All are welcome. Sign up today online or in-store since space is limited to 20 customers.

Call Goodness Me! at 905-712-8402 to register for this free class, or Register Online.

Location: Goodness Me! Mississauga Store
720 Bristol Rd W. Mississauga ON L5R 4A5 Canada
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March Meltdown Open House

Spring Open House Google image from https://naturalelementinteriors.com/spring-open-house/
Image source: Natural Element Interiors

Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 12:00 to 4:00 pm

Doors are open to provide tours of VIVA Mississauga Retirement Community, complimentary refreshments, and gift cards to Terra Nurseries!*

Please call Hillary at 905-566-4500 to RSVP, or email: mississauga@vivalife.ca

Location: VIVA Mississauga Retirement Community
5575 Bonnie Street, Mississauga ON L5M 0N8 Canada
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