Educational Sessions
Educational Sessions
How to Use an iPad
Educational Sessions
Cooking Class
Spring Fashion Show
Educational Sessions
Learning the Computer
Educational Sessions


Be sure to check the Newsletter to confirm program dates & times.

How to Use the iPad

Cell Phone Workshop with Students @ GBDSS

Date: Last Thursday of the month

Bring your cell phone, tablet or laptop for one-on-one sessions with students who have mastered these devices. Please register at reception for planning purposes. (We need to give #s to school.)

Judy & Officier Sherri Golds

Coffee with a Cop!
Sherri Golds and Aaron Coulter are OPP Community Service Officers

Date: Last Tuesday of the month

Time: 9:30 am - 10:15 am

Location: VK

Price: N/C

OPP will host a drop in coffee time on the last Tues. of the month (not in Dec), when you can ’ask her anything’. On occasion, she may have a guest speaker or come with a prepared presentation on a topic of interest to community. All welcome! No registration necessary

Line Dancing

Intro to Line Dancing with Marion & Mike

Date: Thursday, Feb. 16, 23 & 30, 2020

Time: 9:00 am

Location: Multipurpose Room

Price: $1

Designed for newbies, this class will teach steps and sequences needed to dance in the beginner class Mon. and Wed. mornings.


Indian Cooking with Pat O’Dell &

Alasdair MacLean

Sponsored by Maurice ValuMart

Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Time: Noon

Location: Kitchen

Price: $25

Alasdair and Pat provide all recipes and time-honoured cooking tips and tricks. Everyone cooks, eats & has fun. Left-overs are carefully packaged up for transport home. It’s a lovely afternoon! 

Brain Sketch

Healthy Brains with Erika Rice

Date: 4 Thursdays in March, 2020

Time: 1 pm - 3 pm

Location: Marg Scott

Price: N/C

Learn facts & practical strategies to improve brain health & reduce risk of dementia. This series is no charge, but you must register with Kristin Flood 705-722-1066 or email

Member Orientation

New (&Old) Member Orientation - Everyone welcome!

Date: Tuesday, March 10 and April 7

Time: 9:30 am

Location: Vi Kennedy Room

Price: N/C

All welcome to come hear about our policies, programs, events and volunteering. Have a coffee, ask questions of staff, meet other members and make the most of your membership.

Blood Pressure Clinic

Free Blood Pressure Clinic

Dates: Thurs. March 12 and Thurs. April 16 

Time:10 am - Noon

Location: C

Price: N/C

Bayshore Home Health will hold a free Blood Pressure Clinic. Drop in to visit a qualified health professional. No Charge.

Ukelele Playing

Cynthia Kinnunen Ukulele Seminar

Dates: Friday, May 1, 2020

Time: 1 pm

Location: BT

Price: $10 for Ukulele Card Holders, $15 others

All welcome to attend Cynthia’s two seminars held on the Fri afternoon May 1. These sessions are designed for confident beginners. If you have a UKE card, price is $10. If you don’t, price is $15. Everyone is welcome. Askennonia subsidizes the cost of this course.

Having Coffee

Compassionate Communication

with Barb Marshall

Dates: FREE Info Session - Friday, March 27

5 Friday Mornings April 17 to May15

Location: MS

Price: $50 for Members, $25 repeats & $75 for non members

This course helps to better connect & listen, clarify feelings & needs, deal with anger and make requests. Includes book ($25 value). Past participants whole-heartedly recommend this program and are welcome back at reduced price. If you think you may enjoy this seminar, come to the free info session to find out more or check our facebook.

Automobile Interior

55 Alive Driver Refresher Course with Paul Hamelin

Date: TBA Spring 2020

Leave your name at reception and we will notify you when we have a date for Spring 55 Alive course.