Getting back to normal? What’s happening for seniors in Flamborough

Are we really starting to get back to normal? I’ve revisited some of my columns from the past two years to see how many times we’ve anticipated the end of the pandemic. Several. Always optimistic and hopeful, I prefer to think we are truly coming to the end of this ordeal… And if not – at least spring is on the horizon and that is both a reliable fact and a welcome thought after a very cold and snowy winter.

On Monday, March 7, the Flamborough Seniors Centre will reopen its doors to expanded drop in programming. Cathy, Kim and Wendy are excited to welcome old and new members to the centre. With some precautions still in place – masks, social distancing and pre-registration – FSC members are invited to meet friends and enjoy their favourite programs: Monday Movie Day, Open Music Jam, Cards, Crochet/Knitting/Quilting, and Wood Carving are on the schedule. For more information and to reserve your spot, call 905-546-2424 ext 6315.

Flamborough Connects’ is thrilled to announce in person Wheel of Fitness classes in Freelton and Troy have restarted. Wheel of Fitness, is a gentle exercise program for older adults that focuses on everyday activities link reaching, bending, lifting and walking. The virtual Wheel of Fitness class on Mondays will continue and has space for anyone wanting to give the program a try or not sure about being in a group yet. For more information call the FC office at 905-689-7880

Flamborough Connects Virtual Education Series, Budget Strategies for Seniors, presented by Money Coach, Shalicia Harris of Beincharge.ca is Tuesday March 22nd at 10am on Zoom. We hope these sessions will resume in person and online soon. To register for this event, call the FC office or email: admin@flamboroughconnects.ca.

The FC Community Connector Series, Employment and Older Adult Job Seekers, has been rescheduled for Saturday, March 19. Everyone who was registered for the February event is pre-registered. This event is free and focused on providing older adults with strategies for a successful job search. Registration includes resources, swag and entry to win an Amazon 7 Fire Tablet, Amica Gift Basket loaded with goodies, and two $25 Shell gift cards. To register call: 905-689-7880 or email: admin@flamboroughconnects.ca

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