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Upcoming Events


December 2018

Birthday Party
Friday, December 14
1:15pm
Entertainment will be provided by The Good Companions Choir, directed by Sandra Dean. Cake, ice-cream, coffee or tea will be served after the show. There is no charge for members celebrating birthdays; $4 for all others. Guest tickets are available at Front Reception on the day of the party.

Christmas Brunch
Tuesday, December 18
11:00am to 12:30pm
Cost: $12
MenuAssorted Pastries, Bacon, Sausage, Scrambled Eggs, Pancakes, Home Fries, Assorted Salads, Vegetables, Chicken with Supreme Sauce, Baked Ham, Assorted Desserts, Coffee and Tea.
Deadline for ticket purchase is December 14th by 3:00pm.

Kiwanis 40th Annual Christmas Luncheon for Seniors
Monday, December 24
11:30am
Cost: $10
MenuPunch, Roll, Roast Turkey with Dressing, Gravy, Mashed Potatoes, Carrots & Green Beans, Apple Pie with Ice-cream, Coffee and Tea.
Entertainment will be provided. Tickets are available from TGC. Seating is limited, so get your tickets early!


January 2019

Winter Program Registration
January 8, 9, 10
10:00am—2:00pm
Rooms 142/147
Registration can be done in person or over the phone (during registration hours by credit card only). Please see the Winter Program Guide for a full list of the programs being offered. If you have any questions, please call 613-236-0428 and ask to speak to a member of the Day Centre team.

New Member Orientation
Tuesday, January 15
1:00 pm—2:00 pm
This orientation will provide new members (or existing members seeking more info about TGC) with the opportunity to meet other new members and staff. There will be mingling, refreshments, and details on all the Centre has to offer. There is no charge for this event. RSVP at Front Reception.

Rabbie Burns Lunch
Wednesday, January 23
(licensed event with a cash bar)
Cost: $14
12:00pm          Menu: Grape Juice, Cockie Leekie Soup, Haggis, Carved Roast Beef, Gravy, Taters & Neeps, Green Beans, Cranachan Cake with Raspberries, Coffee and Tea.
1:00pm            Entertainment will be provided by The Chords
Deadline for ticket purchase is January 21 by 3pm.

Birthday Party
Friday, January 25
1:15pm
Entertainment will be provided by Around the World. Cake, ice-cream, coffee or tea will be served after the show. There is no charge for members celebrating birthdays; $4 for all others. Guest tickets are available at Front Reception on the day of the party.


Alan P. Sentance Educational Seminars

Seminars at The Good Companions are free. Members and non-members are welcome and encouraged to attend. Please register in person or call Front Reception. Parking available.

Visit our website: www.thegoodcompanions.ca
The Good Companions – Seniors’ Centre
670 Albert St, Ottawa, ON, K1R 6L2
(613) 236-0428
OC Transpo bus Routes: 8, 16, 41, 85, 86, 87, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99


December 2018

BO YOGA
Presented by Ray Chappell
Tuesday, December 11
11:00am—12:00pm
BO YOGA. “What is it?”, you ask. BO YOGA is a traditional style of yoga using a brand new yoga prop called a balance bar. This innovative tool helps with balance, flexibility, joint pain, accessibility, alignment and improves self esteem. Come join us for this informative and interactive session and learn how practicing yoga with the balance bar and reaping the benefits of your practice will encourage you to enhance your personal space and improve your posture.


January 2019

Taking Care of You, The Caregiver
Presented by Julie Turcotte from Ottawa Public Health
Tuesday, January 15
11:00am—12:00pm
Join us for this very informative session. Registered Nurse Julie Turcotte will talk about the unique needs of caregivers of persons living with mental illness and/or facing mental health challenges. She will also provide help with finding online resources.

Cancer Coaching– A Beneficial Service for Families Facing Cancer
Presented by Stephanie Woodard from Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation
Tuesday, January 29
12:00pm—1:00pm
Are you or someone you care about facing a cancer diagnosis? Are you caring for someone with cancer? Have you lost a loved one to cancer?  We can help!  Come learn more about the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation’s Cancer Coaching health service.  This person-centered care will provide you the opportunity to work with a health care professional at no cost to you, and aims to empower individuals living with cancer and their caregivers to enhance their own well-being and improve their quality of life.  We focus on the whole person not the disease.

Dental Hygiene and Cardiovascular Disease
Presented by Erin from Health Circle Mobile
Wednesday, January 30
Free OC Transpo rides for seniors on Wednesdays
10:30am—11:30am
Please join HealthCircle’s owner, Chantal Genova, and dental hygienist, Erin Townsend, as they explain the benefits of keeping up with oral hygiene, as well as the link between your oral health and other health conditions like diabetes, heart conditions and your overall well-being.