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Special Events for Seniors
in Mississauga Area
September to December, 2009

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To reach Older Adult Centre
Address: 100 City Centre Drive, P.O. Box 2214, Mississauga, Ontario L5B 2C9 Canada
Telephone: 905-615-3207

One-on-One Counseling
Telephone Reassurance Program
Do Your Christmas Shopping with Us!
1st Annual Euchre Tournament - September 1, 2009
Free Seminars - September to December, 2009
Toonie Bingo - September 10, and October 13, 2009
Fall Swap - September 17, 2009
In Memory of George Toyota - September 21, 2009
Volunteer Workshop - September 24, 2009
Our Greatest Hits - October 1, October 2, and October 4, 2009
Amica at Erin Mills October Events - Oct. 1, 5, 15, 2009
Amica at City Centre October Events - Oct. 1, 22, 30, 2009
Regency Retirement Residence October Events - Oct. 6, 15, 23, 26, 30, 2009
Fall Fashion Show - Ocober 8, 2009
Chartwell Classic Robert Speck Retirement Residence October Events - Oct. 15, 24, 29, 2009
Flu Shot Clinic - October 21, 2009
Understanding Your Back 2009 - October 21, 2009
5th Annual Breast Cancer Fundraiser Luncheon at Heritage Glen - October 23, 2009
Walk-a-Thon - October 23, 2009
Shoe & Tell at Heritage Glen - October 24, 2009
Diwali Celebration - October 29, 2009
Fall and Fracture Prevention, Virtual Eudcation Forum Presented by COPN - October 29, 2009
Chartwell Classic Robert Speck Retirement Residence November Events - Nov. 5, 13, 21, 2009
5th Annual Veterans Day Ceremony & Dinner - November 7, 2009
Garden Railroad at King Gardens Retirement Residence - November 7, 2009
Fall Fair & Antiques Appraisal at Sunrise of Mississauga - November 7, 2009
Victorian Fashion Show and Bone China Tea at Heritage Glen - November 9, 2009
Regency Retirement Residence November Events - Nov. 9, 10, 11, 18, 19, 24, 26, 28, 2009
Regency's Fall Euchre Tournament & Luncheon - November 9, 2009
Regency's Veterans Luncheon - Celebrating & Honoring Veterans - November 10, 2009
Remember When - November 11, 2009
Regency's Remembrance Day Service - Lest We Forget - November 11, 2009
Be Informed - Be Healthy: Drug Awareness & Older Adult Health - November 17, 2009
Regency's Creative Gardening - November 18, 2009
Bayshore Home Health: Cultural Diversity & Cultural Competence Workshop - November 18, 2009
Regency's Grand Bingo - November 19, 2009
Amica at City Centre Bridge Tournament - November 19, 2009
Salvation Army Musical Celebration: The Gift of Christmas - November 22, 2009
Crafter's Club Show & Sale - November 23-26, 2009
Regency's 2nd Annual Dress to a Tea - November 24, 2009
Home Buyers Seminar - November 26, 2009
Regency's A Taste of France - November 26, 2009
Regency's Christmas Bazaar & Open House - November 28, 2009
Christmas Raffle - November 30 - December 4, 2009
International Lunch - December 1, 2009
Senior's Travel Seminar - December 3, 2009
Christmas Gift Wrap Fundraiser - December 5-24, 2009
Christmas Lunch and Dance - December 11, 2009
Volunteer Christmas Potluck - December 15, 2009
New Member Social - December 16, 2009
Christmas Music - December 17, 2009
New Year's Eve Party - December 31, 2009

One-on-One Counselling

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Need someone to talk to? Book a one-hour appointment with our Social Worker for a free One-on-One Counseling session. Appointments can be made by contacting Lina at (905) 615-3207. Social Workers are provided through a partnership with Family Services of Peel.

"Family Services of Peel (FSP) provides a range of free* counselling services that includes assistance with personal, financial and employment concerns. *Some fees, scaled to income, apply in a few programs."

"Family Services of Peel provides counselling and therapy for a wide range of problems. Focuses include: couple conflict, difficulties resulting from early childhood abuse (physical, emotional and sexual), problematic eating and sleeping patterns, stress resulting from family breakdown, current job loss, family death, illness, financial difficulty, parenting and family relationships."

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5 minutes can make all the difference!

Telephone Reassurance Program

This program is designed to provide daily contact for adults 50+
who live alone in the Mississauga area
and have some concerns about their safety and isolation.

Pick up your Client Application Form at the Administration Office
or call 905-615-3207 for more information.

In the privacy of your own home.

Daily at a mutually agreed upon time.

To alleviate some of the fears of living alone,
as well as to provide social contact.

There is no cost involved.
You do not need to be a member
of the Older Adult Centre for this service.

Please complete and submit
to Lina Zita at the Older Adult Centre.

Telephone Reassurance Program is funded
by the Mississauga-Halton LHIN.

Fall is the time to clean out the house! The Centre is looking for:

Door Prizes for Special Events

Great clothes for our Fall Swap

Jewellery for our upcoming sale

Canadian Tire money

HBC Rewards Points

Christmas wrapping paper

Bows and ribbons

Used Christmas cards

One or two chess clocks

Paperback books for our Library

Do Your Christmas Shopping with Us!

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Gift Certificates: Older Adult Centre gift certificates may be purchased for memberships and program registrations. Gift certificates make a great gift for friends and relatives.

Entertainment Books are available for Toronto and many cities across North America, starting in September, 2009.

Gift Cards / Certificates: Purchase your gift cards / certificates for a variety of stores monthly at our Centre. There are a variety of major retailers to choose from. Order Due Dates: September 25, October 30, and November 27, 2009.

First Aid Kits: Buy this great item for your family and friends. Orders are due Friday, October 23 and will be available for pick-up after Wednesday, November 11, 2009.

Pocket Kit - $7.
Household Kit - $15.
Car Kit - $20.

It's Your Choice Raffle: November 9 to 18, 2009, in the lobby.

Crafter's Club Show and Sale: November 23 to 26, 2009, in the lobby.

Christmas Raffle: November 30 to December 4, 2009, in the lobby.

1st Annual Euchre Tournament

Euchre Tournament Google image from http://www.ipfw.edu/freshmenfest/Eucher.jpg

Tuesday, September 1, 2009 - Starting at 1:00 p.m.

Join us for this fun and challenging tournament. Plenty of refreshments and lots of prizes!

Advance tickets: $5.00 Members, $6.00 Guests 50+
Sponsored by Regency Retirement Residence

Credit Valley Hospital Presents
Free Seminars: September - December, 2009

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All seminars to be held in the Noel Ryan Auditorium, at the Mississauga Central Library, 301 Burnhamthorpe Road West, Mississauga, ON L5B 3Y3 Canada. View Map. Please note: Location subject to change based on availability at time of booking.

Seminars are presented by the Credit Valley Hospital (CVH) to support health and wellness in the communites served by the CVH. Displays and refreshments start at 6:30 p.m. Seminars start at 7:00 p.m.

To reserve a seat: Please call the RSVP line at Credit Valley Hospital: 905-813-4480.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009 - Food for Thought: Healthy Kids Score Higher!

Tuesday, September 29, 2009 - Bladder Matters: Silent No More

Tuesday, October 6, 2009 - The Balancing Act: Mental Health & Wellness Support in the Community

Tuesday, October 13, 2009 - Do You See What I See? Eye Health & Care

Tuesday, October 20, 2009 - Mommography: The First Step in Your Breast Wellness

Thursday, October 22, 2009 - Immunization - Keeping Your Families Healthy (Avoid the Misconceptions about Vaccine Safety)

Tuesday, November 3, 2009 - Is There Light at the End of the Carpel Tunnel?

Tuesday, November 10, 2009 - The ABC's of Diabetes: Offering Lifestyle Support Services in the Community

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 - Clear the Air-Ways (Community Education Seminar Acknowledging World COPD Day)

Tuesday, December 8, 2009 - Information Fair to Recognize International Day for Disabled Persons

Toonie Bingo

Bingo - from Google image 


Thursday, September 10, and Tuesday, October 13, 2009: Starting at 1:30 p.m.

Enjoy snacks at your table and lots of door prizes during this special bingo.
Free jackpot card for all.

Tickets: $2.00 Members, $3.00 Guests 50+.

Fall Swap

Fall Swap Google image from http://www.swapdontshop.com/images/girls.jpg

Thursday, September 17, 2009 - Starting at 1 p.m.

Our first ever swish party was such fun, we're bringing it back for the Fall!

Check your closet for those great outfits you never wear and swap them for something new! Bring in your clothing and accessories to Laura between August 4 and September 16, 2009 for your trade vouchers. Donate purses, scarves, jewelry and shoes for our accessory table.

See the Administration Office for more details.

Tickets: $5 Members, $7 Guests.

How Fall Swap works:

1:00 - 2:00 p.m. - Browse and try on clothes. (No clothes can be claimed yet).
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. - Purchase accessories, shoes, jewelry and purses to match! Enjoy a coffee and cake in the cafeteria.
2:00 p.m. - First choice, one item using your BLUE trade voucher. Check in.
2:15 p.m. - Second choice, one item using your YELLOW trade voucher.
2:30 p.m. - Third choice, one item using your GREEN trade voucher.
2:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. - Open shopping. Ticket only shoppers can shop now. No limit on the number of items!!! Show your ticket to check out.

Get ready for this fabulous swish party!


Everyone must bring at least one item per round. (Clean and in good condition).
No items will be returned. The leftover items will go to charity.
There is no guarantee that you will find something you love, but there should be lots to choose from.

Proceeds support Older Adult Centre - 905-615-3207.

In Memory of George Toyota

Monday, September 21, 2009: 2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Program Room

The Older Adult Centre Remembers
the Life and Contribution
of Long-Time Member, Donor and Dedicated Volunteer:


George Toyota 1928-2009

In Memory of George Toyota 1928-2009

Volunteer Workshop

Disability Service Google image from http://www.aacert.com.au/images/image/disability.jpg

Thursday, September 24, 2009 - 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.

For Volunteers, by invitation only.

Part 1 - "May I Help You?" Understanding Accessible Customer Service. Learn about serving customers with different disabilities, including information on service animals, support person and assistive devices.

Part 2 - H1N1 - Pandemic Planning & Personal Preparedness.

Location: Auditorium - Buffet Lunch

Many thanks to our Event Sponsor: Sunrise Senior Living.

Jayco Productions and
Older Adult Centre present

Our Greatest Hits

Variety Show - Lights Camera Action - Google image from http://pamfriedman.files.wordpress.com/2008/08/lights-camera-action.jpg Silhouette dancers Google image from http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://bp0.blogger.com/_HssNmB9vgyY/RxkndxZuQBI/AAAAA...

Thursday, October 1; Friday, October 2, and Sunday, October 4, 2009 -
All performances start at 2:00 p.m.

View Photos and Event Description from Snap North Mississauga

Revisit the best numbers from our 10 years of shows! Our jazz, tap, line and belly dancers join Janet Thorpe & Company to recreate some of our best musical performances and bring you some great new numbers.

Help us choose the numbers. See the Admin Office for a ballot!

Ticket Price: $10.00 Members, $12 Guests, $6 Children 12 and Under.

Tickets can be purchased at the Administration Office. Cash or cheque acceptqable.

Group ticket sales of 10 or more, call 905-615-3207 and ask for Lina.

Amica at Erin Mills
October Events

Amica at Erin Mills Retirement Community is located at 4620 Kimbermount Drive, Mississauga, ON L5M 5W5 Canada.
View Map.
To attend events, please RSVP to Joyce Reynolds at 905-816-9163.

Thursday, October 1, 2009 - Harvest Fest at Amica - 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Come out and enjoy the tastes and sounds of Autumn . . . games, music, treats and more.

Monday, October 5, 2009 - Healthy for Life - 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
The Alzheimer Society of Peel plus a variety of vendors will offer information, refreshments, door prizes and more.

Thursday, October 15, 2009 - Haunted Mississauga - Starting at 3:00 p.m.
Join historian, Matthew Wilkinson, for tales from the "other side" of Mississauga. These tales cover the haunted buildings and the ghost stories attached to them.

Amica at City Centre
October Events

Amica at City Centre Retirement Community is located at 380 Princess Royal Drive, Mississauga, ON L5B 4M9 Canada.
View Map.
To attend events, please RSVP to Ann Brady at 905-803-8100.

Thursday, October 1, 2009 - Harvest Fest at Amica - 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Come out and enjoy the tastes and sounds of Autumn . . . games, music, treats and more.

Thursday, October 22, 2009 - Foods from Around the World - at 3:00 p.m.
Join us as our executive chef prepares delicious foods from around the world. What a delicious way to spend an afternoon!

Friday, October 30, 2009 - Antique Appraisal Day at Amica at City Centre - at 1:00 p.m.
Do you know if you have any hidden treasures? Come to Amica's Antique show and have them appraised. $5.00 per appraisal. Please RSVP at 905-803-8100 as seating is limited.

Regency Retirement Residence
October Events

Regency Retirement Residence is located at 29 Mississauga Road North, Mississauga, Ontario L5H 2H7 Canada.
View Map. Chartwell Seniors Housing REIT

Wednesday, October 7, 2009 - Regency's 6th Year Anniversary Party - Starting at 7:30 p.m.
You're invited to celebrate Regency's 6th Year Anniversary and the Golden Era of Hollywood. Refreshments and entertainment by the Fabulous Invictones. RSVP to Sara @ 905-891-2422 by October 6th!

Thursday, October 15, 2009 - Grand Bingo - Starting at 1:30 p.m.
Win some great prizes! Free admission. Enjoy a complimentary lunch at 12:00 p.m. before you play. RSVP @ 905-891-2422 by October 14th.

Friday, October 23, 2009 - A Taste of Eastern Europe - Starting at 5:30 p.m.
Enjoy a delicious Ukrainian Dinner. Bring a date! $9.00 per person. RSVP @ 905-891-2422 by October 22nd.

Monday, October 26, 2009 - Creative Gardening - Starting at 1:30 p.m.
Enjoy a complimentary lunch before you garden. Pot your own plant and take it home. RSVP @ 905-891-2422.

Friday, October 30, 2009 - Spooktacular Halloween Party - Starting at 3:30 p.m.
Enjoy a live performance by Steve Vaughn. Free admission. Prize for best costume! RSVP @ 905-891-2422 by October 29th.

Fall Fashion Show

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Thursday, October 8, 2009 from 1:30 - 3:00 p.m.

The cold weather is just around the corner! View the latest in fall fashions by Tan Jay and Alia presented by Sears Square One as you enjoy a delicious dessert.

Shop our Fifth Avenue Jewelry fundraiser.

Ticket price: $6.00 for Members, $7.00 for Guests 50+.

Chartwell Classic Robert Speck Retirement Residence
October Events: October 15, 24, 29, 2009

Chartwell Classic Robert Speck Retirement Residence is located at 100 Robert Speck Parkway, Mississauga, ON L4Y 2X3 Canada. View Map. To attend events, please RSVP at 905-501-9922.

Thursday, October 15, 2009 - Srapbooking for Seniors - 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.

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

Scrapbooking for Seniors. Preserve your precious memories and create a lovely keepsake. Bring 8-10 photos of a similar theme. All materials supplied. Limited to the first 24 participants. Workshop leader: Gennifer Van de Haar of Creative Memories.

Saturday, October 24, 2009 - Open House Lunch & Tour - 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Find out what retirement living is all about and enjoy a great lunch. RSVP by October 21, 2009

Thursday, October 29, 2009 - Hallowe'en Themed Gourmet Dinner & Costume Party - 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Come out and enjoy some spookily great food, prepared by our Chef, Anthony Rizzo. Prizes for best costume! RSVP by October 26, 2009.

Seasonal Flu Shot Clinic
for People 65 Years of Age or Older

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Wednesday, October 21, 2009 from 3:30 - 7:00 p.m.

If you live in the U.S., check out: Google Flu Shot Locator - where to get vaccinations against H1N1 and seasonal influenza in the United States.

Elsewhere in Canada, check out: H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) Shot Clinics in Canada. Find Clinics for H1N1 Flu Shots by Canadian Province, by Susan Munroe, About.com.

Locate a clinic near you in Peel Region: H1N1 Vaccine Clinics, Nov. 12 - Dec. 11, 2009. Free shots clinic addresses, dates and times in Brampton, Mississauga and Caledon. Clinics now open to everyone.

Message from the Region of Peel, Ontario, Canada: "This season, there will be two flu vaccines available the seasonal flu shot and the H1N1 vaccine. In October, the seasonal flu shot will be available only for people 65 years of age or older.

Let's Beat the Flu! If you are age 65 or older, just drop in and receive your FREE seasonal flu shot. Vaccination will be given by the Region of Peel public health nurses. Location: Older Adult Centre Auditorium, inside the Square One Shopping Mall, between The Bay and Bank of Montreal (BMO), Lower Level, on October 21, 2009 between 3:30 and 7:00 p.m. You do not need to be a Member of Older Adult Centre to receive the Flu Shot for free.

Please note: Seasonal Flu Shot is not the same as the H1N1 Flu Shot, which will be provided on a different date.

Trillium Health Centre's Spine Institute Presents
Understanding Your Back 2009

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Wednesday, October 21, 2009 from 6:30 - 9:00 p.m.

Event will be held at Trillium Health Centre, Mississauga - New Wing Auditorium
Located at 100 Queensway West, Mississauga, ON L5B 1B8 Canada
(West of Hurontario Street) View Map

Join us for a free evening of information with keynote speaker and back specialist, Dr. Nigel Clements, Orthopaedic Sureon and Chief of Orthopedics at Trillium Health Centre

Learn about the anatomy of your back and how to get the right care when you need it. Ask questions and explore exhibitor diaplays.

Light refreshments provided. Seating is limited. Registration is required.

Registration: Register by telephone at 416-259-7580 ext. 6194.
Leave your name, phone number and number of attendees.
For more information, contact Sana by e-mail: squreshi@thc.on.ca.

5th Annual Breast Cancer Fundraiser Luncheon
at Heritage Glen Community for Seniors

5th Annual Breast Cancer Fundraiser Luncheon flyer image from Chartwell, Heritage Glen Community for Seniors

Friday, October 23, 2009 from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Enjoy a delicious lunch, amazing raffle items, and live entertainment with Roy Pardy and some new surprises! Tickets are $20 each with ALL proceeds going to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. Reserve your tickets today!

RSVP to Kerri at 905-567-6015 by October 19, 2009.

Heritage Glen Community for Seniors is located at 6515 Glen Erin Drive, Mississauga, Ontario L5N 8P9 Canada.
View Map. Chartwell Seniors Housing REIT

Older Adult Centre
Indoor Walk-a-Thon & Continental Breakfast

October 23, 2009 Older Adult Centre Walk-a-Thon Photos by Lina Zita and Sue Hesjedahl:
Group of mall walkers
Walk-a-Thon Walkers
Pat and Cam Wooledge #1 Pledge Collector $5442 Group of mall walkers

WE DID IT!! We raised over $20,000!
Many thanks to our walkers, volunteers, donors and the following Sponsors:

VIVA Retirement Communities Mississauga
Investors Group
3Cs Seniors Home Care Services Inc.
Essentially You

Walkers Set 'Ambitious Goal' by Tanisha Bramwell, Mississauga News, 16 Oct. 2009.
Walk-a-thon Aids Adult Centre by Julia Le, Mississauga News, 23 Oct. 2009, includes photo of walkers Dolly Metha and Shanta Batra.

Friday, October 23, 2009 - Registration, Warm-up, Walk, Breakfast to Follow the Walk

Walkers at ALL levels are welcomed.

8:00 a.m. - Registration
8:30 a.m. - Warm-up
8:45 a.m. - Indoor Walk
9:30 a.m. - Continental Breakfast

At Older Adult Centre
100 City Centre Drive
Mississauga, ON L5B 2C9

Every walker, who raises $20.00 or more, receives a free T-shirt, free continental breakfast, and a chance to win great prizes! Reward Prize Level for TOTAL Pledges: $40, $80, and $160.

Event Sponsor: V!VA Retirement Living.

Print out a copy of your 2009 Walk-a-Thon Pledge Form or pick one up at the Admininstration Office.

For more information, please contact the Administration Office at 905-615-3207.

Retrospective Millinery Fashion Show Presents
Shoe and Tell

Shoe and Tell image from Heritage Glen Community for Seniors Flyer       Museum shoes dating back to the 19th century Norma Shephard, the Hat Lady, comments on history of shoes

Saturday, October 24, 2009 at 2:00 p.m.

The residents at Heritage Glen welcome you to enjoy a fun-filled, entertaining and educational fashion show featuring the history of the shoe! Invite your friends, family and shoe aficionados alike!

Norma Shephard, the Hat Lady, is the founder and director of the Mobile Millinery Museum and Costume Archive: "The Shoe & Tell Retrospective takes audiences through a century and a half of iconic women's footwear, exposing the factors which influenced shoe design ca. 1860-2010."

RSVP to Amy at 905-567-6015 for more details.

Heritage Glen Community for Seniors is located at 6515 Glen Erin Drive, Mississauga, Ontario L5N 8P9 Canada.
View Map. Chartwell Seniors Housing REIT

Diwali Celebration

Happy Diwali Google image from http://www.andhravilas.com/images/diwali.jpg

Thursday, October 29, 2009 - Starting at 1:00 p.m.

Sq. 1 over 50 ladies garba dance
Diwali Celebration Garba Dance by Older Adult Centre Dancers
YouTube video: 3:13 min. Posted by prambharack

Join us for this New Year's celebration of the Festival of Lights. Enjoy an Indian luncheon, live music, fashion show, singing, dancing, and more.

Dress up or cultural attire.
Tickets: $12.00 Members, $14 Guests (All Ages).

Fall and Fracture Prevention
Virtual Eudcation Forum Presented by:
The Canadian Osteoporosis Patient Network (COPN)

Thursday, October 29, 2009 - 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. ET

What is this event about?

This virtual educational session will offer valuable tips and practical information about how to reduce the risk of fall and fracture for people living with osteoporosis - especially during the winter season.

What is a virtual forum?

Our virtual forums allow people from all over the country to watch educational presentations and have their questions answered by healthcare professionals in real-time.

The Canadian Osteoporosis Patient Network (COPN) brings people living with osteoporosis together across Canada. This virtual education session is dedicated to improving the quality of life of people living with osteoporosis through education, empowerment and support.

Attend and have your questions about fall and fracture prevention answered in real-time by Dr. Cathy Arnold and Rebecca Gruber - Physiotherapist.

Virtual Education Forum Host: Elizabeth Stanton, Area Manager, Ontario Osteoporosis Strategy, Toronto and Peel.

To register, please contact: Tasha Williams (Program Coordinator of Client Services) at Tel: 1-800-463-6842 ext. 224. Or complete and submit this Virtual Forum Registration Form online.

Please RSVP by Monday, October 26, 2009.

Stay informed and Reduce Your Risk. Find out more at www.osteoporosis.ca or call 1-800-463-6842.

Chartwell Classic Robert Speck Retirement Residence
November Events: November 5, 13, 21, 2009

Chartwell Classic Robert Speck Retirement Residence is located at 100 Robert Speck Parkway, Mississauga, ON L4Y 2X3 Canada. View Map. To attend events, please RSVP at 905-501-9922.

Thursday, November 5, 2009 - Christmas Card Making - 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Join us at Chartwell Classic Robert Speck and make 24 beautiful personalized Christmas cards for you to send to loved ones. Limited to the first 24 participants.

Friday, November 13, 2009 - Comedy Show - Laughing with Jason - 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Jason Blanchard is an ex-soldier, ex-husband, and ex-tremely funny!

Saturday, November 21, 2009 - Open House Lunch & Tour - 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Get some great tips on how to choose a retirement residence and enjoy a great lunch. RSVP by November 18, 2009

5th Annual Veterans Day Ceremony & Dinner

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Saturday, November 7, 2009 - Starting at 5:00 p.m.

Invitation to Veterans - You and a guest ...
ALL VETERANS are cordially invited to the 5th Annual Veterans Day Ceremony and Dinner
hosted by the Mississauga Central Lions Club

Where - Square One Shopping Centre: Peace Lutheran Church (Lower level by Centre Court).

When - Saturday, November 7, 2009 - 5:00 p.m. (Please arrive at 4:30 p.m.)

RSVP - Please call Mississauga Central Lions Club: Manny Castellino at 647-830-0217 no later than November 3, 2009.

A Remembrance Day Ceremony will be followed by a parade to the Auditorium of the Older Adult Centre (Lower level by The Bay) for live entertainment and a complimentary dinner.

All Aboard!!
Garden Railroad Is Coming
to King Gardens Retirement Residence

Garden Railway Google image from http://www.quinnmountain.com/images/trainwestloop.jpg Garden Railway Google image from http://www.peremarquette.net/images/garden18.jpg
Garden Railway Video from YouTube, 4:56 min.

Saturday, November 7, 2009 - 12:00 - 5:00 p.m.

King Gardens Retirement Residence invites you to join them! Come see a large indoor train display by Central Ontario Garden Railway Association (COGRA). View photo album. Watch informative videos and train themed movies as you enjoy complimentary refreshments. Donations welcome, to the David Suzuki Fund.

This is a FREE event. RSVP 905-566-4545.

King Gardens Retirement Living by revera is located at 85 King Street East, Mississauga, ON L5A 4G6 Canada. View Map.

Fall Fair & Antiques Appraisal

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Saturday, November 7, 2009
Fall Fair - 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Antique Appraisal - 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Join in the festivities as Sunrise of Mississauga hosts a Fall Fair and Antique Appraisal. Mingle with neighbors, residents and guests as you browse over 20 vendors providing a variety of different services. Treasure Antiques will be doing free antique appraisal to see what your valuables are worth. Light refreshments and door prizes will be available.

Sunrise Senior Living - Sunrise of Mississauga is located at
1279 Burnhamthorpe Road East, Mississauga, ON L4Y 3V7 Canada - View Map.

Victorian Fashion Show & Bone China Tea
at Heritage Glen

Victorian Fashion Show and Bone China Tea from Chartwell Heritage Glen flyer

Monday, November 9, 2009 at 2:00 p.m.

Enjoy a fashion show of Victorian clothing modelled by the residents and staff at Heritage Glen!

Refreshments served and tours available for anyone interested.

RSVP to Kerri at 905-567-6015.

Heritage Glen Community for Seniors is located at 6515 Glen Erin Drive, Mississauga, Ontario L5N 8P9 Canada. View Map. Chartwell Seniors Housing REIT

Regency Retirement Residence
November Events

Regency Retirement Residence is located at 29 Mississauga Road North, Mississauga, Ontario L5H 2H7 Canada.
View Map. Chartwell Seniors Housing REIT

Seats fill up quickly! RSVP to Sara at 905-891-2422 to reserve your seat today!
Visit Chartwell online at www.chartwell.com.

Monday, November 9, 2009 - Fall Euchre Tournament & Luncheon - at 12:00 p.m.
Join us for a complimentary lunch followed by euchre. Bring a partner if you can! RSVP with Sara @ 905-891-2422 today as spots are limited.

Tuesday, November 10, 2009 - Veterans Luncheon - Celebrating & Honoring Veterans - at 12:00 p.m.
John us for a complimentary lunch. Spots are limited so call today! RSVP @ 905-891-2422 by November 9.

Wednesday, November 11, 2009 - Remembrance Day Service - Lest We Forget - at 10:30 a.m.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 - Creative Gardening - at 1:30 p.m.
Enjoy a complimentary lunch at 12:00 p.m. before you garden. Pot your own plant & take home! RSVP @ 905-891-2422 by November 16.

Thursday, November 19, 2009 - Grand Bingo - at 1:30 p.m.
Win great prizes. Free Admission. Enjoy a complimentary lunch at 12:00 p.m. before you play. RSVP @ 905-891-2422. by November 18.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009 - 2nd Annual Dress to a Tea - at 2:00 p.m.
All proceeds towards Osteoporosis! Join us for an elegant afternoon of tea & decadent desserts. Performance by Roy Pardy. Award for Best Dressed. Raffle Prizes. $5 Admission. RSVP @ 905-891-2422 today!

Thursday, November 26, 2009 - A Taste of France - at 5:30 p.m.
Enjoy an evening of French Cusine. $9 per person. Bring your friends! RSVP @ 905-891-2422 by November 19.

Saturday, November 28, 2009 - Christmas Bazaar & Open House - 9:00 a.m - 2:00 p.m.
Enjoy a live performance by Steve Vaughn. Free admission. Prize for best costume! RSVP @ 905-891-2422 by October 29th.

Remember When

Poppy: Lest We Forget - Remembrance Day Google image from http://pulse.feds.ca/system/files/poppy_300.jpg

Wednesday, November 11, 2009: 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Help us salute the brave men and women who have fought for our country. Sing along to the inspiring songs and enjoy stories that will lift your heart. Wear red to support our troops!

Tickets: $4.00 Members, $6.00 Guests (all ages)

Be Informed - Be Healthy
Drug Awareness & Older Adult Health

Safer Alcohol, Drug and Medication Use for Older Adults

Drug Awareness Google image from http://media.photobucket.com/image/seniors%20drug%20awareness/h2oforthegaslit/worship.jpg

Tuesday, November 17, 2009: 1:30 - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Older Adult Centre
Address: 100 City Centre Drive, Mississauga, Ontario L5B 2C9 Canada - Map
To register: Call 905-615-3207

Ontario Drug Awareness Week: November 15-21, 2009

Sudbury Rising Starts Performing Troupe

Sudbury Rising Stars Solo Singer
Sudbury Rising Stars Skit Sudbury Rising Stars Skit
Sudbury Rising Stars Performing Troupe
Click here to view Sudbury Rising Stars Web Album

This FREE event includes:

Refreshments and snacks
A special performance
Discussion with a pharmacist
Displays by community agencies
Prizes and surprises!

Be Informed!

Topics will include:

Prescription medication
Over-the-counter drugs
Falls prevention
Mental health


1:30 p.m. - Introductions
1:40 p.m. - Sudbury Rising Stars Performing Troupe
2:10 p.m. - Teresa Santos: Ontario Pharmacists' Association "Seniors SAFEMEDS"
3:00 p.m. - Refreshement Break
3:30 p.m. - Amandeep Kaur - Punjabi Community Health Services
3:45 p.m. - Randi Fine - Older persons Mental Health and Additions Network "In Their Own Words: Seniors Speak Out About Addiction"

Brought to you by the Older Adult Centre

Please pick up your free ticket at the Administration Office.

Bayshore Home Health:
Embracing Cultural Diversity and
Developing Cultural Competence Workshop

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 - 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

As part of Bayshore's Commitment to diversity, you are cordially invited to attend this workshop.

The workshop will be presented by Dr. Rani Srivastava, RN, M.ScN, Ph.D.

Location: Otello's Banquet and Conference Centre, in the Main Ballroom
2273 Royal Windsor Drive, Oakville, ON L6J 7X8 Canada. View Map.

Please RSVP no later than Tuesday, November 10, 2009 by e-mailing: Soraiya Walji at Swalji@bayshore.ca. If you have any dietary restrictions, please specify.

Bayshore Home Health Launches Workforce Diversity Strategy.

Attention Senior Bridge Lovers:
Amica at City Centre

Playing Cards Google image from http://www.unikeep.com/awards/downloads/2006_hobbies/Playing%20cards_ukp06.jpg

Thursday, November 19, 2009 - 12:45 - 4:00 p.m.

Amica at City Centre invites you to join them for their Bridge Tournament.

First Prize $100.00 to the winning couple
Second Prize $50.00 to the winning couple
Third Prize $20.00 to the winning couple

Tea, coffee & desserts will be served.
Followed by Happy Hour in the "Tavern on the Green" English style pub.

Located at Amica at City Centre, a Wellness & Vitality™ Residence 380 Princess Royal Drive, Mississauga, ON L5B 4M9 Canada. View Map.
Please register your Team by calling 905-803-8100 by November 16, 2009 as seating is limited. Underground parking is available.


Salvation Army Musical Celebration: The Gift of Christmas

Salvation Army Google image from http://www.salvationarmysaskatoon.org/images/weblog/TheSalvationArmyToyRideSeptember6_7AF8/salvation_army_logo_red.jpg

Sunday, November 22, 2009
Two performances: 4:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
at the Living Arts Centre, Hammerson Hall, Mississauga, ON Canada

The Salvation Army in Mississauga invites you to a Musical Celebration!

The Salvation Army Mississauga Temple Community Church presents the Gift of Christmas, a celebration of the 'real' meaning of Christmas through music, drama and carol singing. An annual event since 1998, the wonder and majesty of the Christmas season will be felt by the audience and performers alike.

Performances are for all ages. Featuring:

Thomas Street Middle School Chamber Choir-Director: Carole Anderson, Elizabeth Colley, Flautist;

Cawthra Park Secondary School Chamber Choir-Director: Bob Anderson;

The King's Players, King's Christian Collegiate (Drama Troupe) - Director: Tim Veenstra;

The Mississauga Temple Teen Singers - Director: Gena Norbury, Accompanist: Kevin Norbury;

The Mississauga Temple Band - Bandmaster: Robert Miller

Free* Tickets Available at the Living Arts Centre Box Office 1-888-805-8888

* $1.00 LAC processing fee applies.

$4.75 if ordered online - ticket: $0.50, order charge: $4.25, no additional charge for mail delivery or ticket pick up.

Sponsored by Laurie Williamson

Crafter's Club Show & Sale

Christmas Crafts Show and Sale Google image from http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2204/2098932785_3a9d409222.jpg?v=0

Monday, November 23 to Thursday, November 26, 2009

In the lobby of Older Adult Centre.

Home Buyers Seminar

Home For Sale Google image from http://activerain.com/image_store/uploads/5/0/6/8/5/ar123542744758605.jpg

Thursday, November 26, 2009 - 7:00 p.m.

Thinking of Buying a Home? Join us for a free Home Buyers Seminar at Square One Adult Centre located at 100 City Centre Drive, Mississauga, Ontario L5B 2C9 Canada. View Map.

Presented by the Timenez Team, Keller Williams Real Estate Associates Brokerage
(7145 West Credit Avenue, Bldg 1, Mississauga, ON L5N 6J7)


Realter: Steps to Home Ownership
Mortgage Broker: How Much Can You Afford?
Home Inspector: Buyer Beware
Real Estate Lawyer: Why You Need One

RSVP to reserve a seat - 905-812-8123

*First 30 people to register receive Gary Keller's Best Selling Book "Your First Home".

Not intended to solicit properties currently listed For Sale or Buyers under contract. Each office is independently owned and operated.

Christmas Raffle

Christmas Presents Google image from  http://www.azfotos.com/christmas/alamyphotos/christmas-presents_AJM4D6.jpg

Monday, November 30 - Friday, December 4, 2009

In the lobby at the Older Adult Centre.

International Lunch

International Flags Google image from http://onefatfrog23.files.wordpress.com/2008/11/restaurant-equipment-international-freight-shipping.jpg

Tuesday, December 1, 2009: Starting at 12:30 p.m.

Click here to watch slideshow of videos and photos of Manchurian Ge Ge (Princess) Dance & Ethnic Folk Dance performed at the International Lunch. See Kathy Lin's International Folk Dance for more information.

Ethnic Folk Dancers
Ethnic Folk Dancers
7 Ge Ge Folk Dance Performers
Anita, Lillian, Amy, Kathy, Bing-Jie, Annie & Gen-Di

Ge Ge Princess Dance Part 1 - YouTube   Ge Ge Princess Dance Part 2 - YouTube
Ethnic Folk Dance Part 1 - YouTube   Ethnic Folk Dance Part 2 - YouTube

This fabulous luncheon and art show is hosted by our Ethno Cultural groups and features various international foods and entertainment.

This event sells out every year and is for Members only.

Dress up or cultural attire.
Advance tickets: $10.00 Members.

Senior's Travel Seminar

Seniors Travel Seminar Google image from http://www.a1bizcards.com/images/travel.jpg

Thursday, December 3, 2009: 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Retirement Life Communities requests your presence at their Senior's Travel Seminar.

Please join them. You're invited for a fun and informative travel seminar for seniors.

Here's what you can expect!!
- Meet Ruby Silvertown, President of The Travel Network.
- Learn about seniors tours.
- Discuss seniors travel tips and safety.
- Find out about the most popular destinations and cruises.
- Find out about their special travel bonus available at the seminar.

Birng a friend or travel companion!

Location: The Glenerin Inn (in the lounge)
1695 The Collegeway, Mississauga, ON L5L 3S7 Canada. View Map.

Refreshments will be served
Don't Miss Out!
RSVP to Deb at 905-820-8210

Get On Board!

Set course for helpful advice on how to save money and find the very best holiday options! ~ The Experts Seminar Series.

Christmas Gift Wrap Fundraiser

Christmas Gift Wrap from Google image www.papercrave.com/images/blog-images/carolyn...

Saturday, December 5 to Thursday, December 24, 2009
Monday to Saturday: 9:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Sunday: 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Have all of your Christmas gift wrapping done in the Square One shopping Centre this holiday season and support our largest annual fundraiser.

Volunteer Gift Wrappers Needed, December 5-24, 2009

Gift-Wrapping Volunteer shifts are: Monday - Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. / 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. / 4:30 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. / 2:00 - 6:00 p.m. / 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Sundays: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. / 3:00 - 7:00 p.m.

We are seeking experienced Gift-Wrappers able to wrap boxes and gift-items. Must be punctual and reliable with good communication and customer service skills. Able to work 4-hour shifts. For more information, please contact Karmela, Volunteer Coordinator, at 905-615-3207.

Christmas Lunch and Dance

North American Christmas Dinner from Google image http://hoover.archives.gov/exhibits/christmasworld/images/table.jpg

Friday, December 11, 2009: Starting at 1:00 p.m.

Celebrate the season with a turkey dinner and all the trimmings and then enjoy live dance music with Phyllis Styles and the Stylistics.

Dress up event.
Tickets: $20.00 Members, $22.00 Guests 50+

Sponsored by: Revera Retirement Living

Volunteer Christmas Potluck

Volunteer Potluck Google image from http://www.kamloopscanadians.ca/Photos/potluck.JPG

Tuesday, December 15, 2009: 12:30 p.m. - Auditorium

Christmas border decoration Google image from http://4-hobby.com/XmasPoinsettia/christmas_poinsetta_8_border.jpg

"Celebrating the Holidays Together"

Click here to view Web Album.
Older Adult Centre Volunteers Christmas Luncheon

By invitation only. We warmly invite you to join your fellow Volunteers for a Holiday Celebration!

Enjoy an afternoon filled with great entertainment, fantastic food prepared by you "our Volunteers" and sit back and be entertained by the sensational Ron da Roza and Friends Chico and Brian.

Together let's bid farewell to yet another year, and warmly welcome in 2010 with a cheer!

Many thanks to our Event Sponsors:   Reveral Retirement Living Enhancing Lives

Please call the Office at 905-615-3207 by Wednesday, December 9, 2009 and let us know what you will be bringing.

New Member Social

New Member Social

Wednesday, December 16, 2009 - 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

New and potential members are encouraged to attend this afternoon to learn about our programs, special events and bus trips.

Free admission and light refreshments. Please pick up your ticket at the Administration Office.

Christmas Music

Sing a Christmas Carol from Google image http://www.wowcom.net/christmas97/day10/images/elfcaroling.gif

Thursday, December 17, 2009: Starting at 1:30 p.m.

Sing along to your favourite Christmas songs, take part in the Nativity pageant, then enjoy hot apple cider and Christmas cookies.

Tickets: $4 Members, $5 Guests (all ages)

New Year's Eve Party
Happy New Year from Google image http://www.swycaffer.com/divpeg/partyhats.gif New Year's Eve from Google image http://www.tourcart.net/tourmate/img/tours/342-1.jpg

Thursday, December 31, 2009: From 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Celebrate the New Year in style!
Line dance and ballroom dance, socialize with friends, and enjoy wine, hors d'oeuvres and desserts.

Dress up event.
Tickets: $12.00 Members, $14.00 Guests 50+.