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Upcoming Events


May 2018


Royal High Tea
Wednesday, May 23
1:00pm
Cost: $5
Please join us for a Royal High Tea as we celebrate the marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Entertainment
will be provided by musical entertainer “BERN” (Bernard Forestell).
The dessert will feature Assorted Pastries and Biscuits, Coffee and Tea.
Deadline for ticket purchase is May 18 by 3 pm.

Birthday Party
Friday, May 25
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 to members celebrating birthdays; $4 for all others. Guest tickets are available at Front Reception on the day of the party.


June 2018


Strawberry Social
Wednesday, June 6
1:00pm
Cost: $5
Entertainment will be provided by singing sensation Ginette Hamilton. The dessert will feature strawberry crepe with ice-cream, coffee and tea.
Deadline for ticket purchase is June 4th by 3pm.

TGC 62nd Annual General Meeting
Monday, June 11
3:00pm – 5:00pm
Rm 142/147
Wine and cheese reception to follow. Please RSVP by Monday, June 4th at Front Reception (613-236-0428).

Day Trip
Morrisburg, ON
Tuesday, June 12
10:00am – 5:30pm
Cost: $95 (non-members pay $10 extra per person)
Includes:
• Motorcoach transportation (depart from and return to TGC)
• Buffet lunch at McIntosh Country Inn
• Matinée performance of “It’s Your Funeral” by Jamie Williams (hilarious comedy) at the Upper Canada
Playhouse

Birthday Party
Friday, June 22
1:15pm
Entertainment will be provided by Shamrock & Thistle (East Coast Maritime entertainment).
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.

Summer Program Registration
June 26, 27, 28
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 Summer 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.


Alan P. Sentance Educational Seminars. Seminars at The Good Companions are Free. Members and Non-members are welcome and encouraged to attend. 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


 May 2018


NIA Technique

Tuesday, May 29
1:00-2:00pm


June 2018


It’s Not Right
Presented by Stéphanie Cadieux (Elder Abuse Ontario)
Wednesday, June 6
Free OC Transpo Rides for Seniors on Wednesdays
1:00pm – 2:00pm
Please join us for this dynamic presentation. ‘It’s Not Right! Neighbours, Friends and Families for Older Adults’ teaches citizens of all ages to recognize warning signs of abuse of older adults and how to respond safely and supportively.
The presentation will include:
• Learning to recognize warning signs and risk factors
• Scenario – video scenario of a true-to-life situation
• Building skills: how to respond safely and supportively / how to have a conversation about suspected
abuse

Let’s Talk Alcohol
Presented by Terry-Lynne Marko (Ottawa Public Health)
Wednesday, June 20
Free OC Transpo Rides for Seniors on Wednesdays
1:00pm – 2:00pm
Learn some fun facts and information that may change your view. The discussion will provide information about alcohol that is factual and meaningful in a fun and interactive way. Learn how to feel more comfortable talking about the ‘elephant in the room’ that no one else wants to talk about!
Why should I attend?
Ottawa Public Health needs your help and input. You may be surprised at what you did not know, rather than what you do know on the harms alcohol can cause! Come learn more; you could make a difference in someone’s life! See you at the
discussion!

Senior Co-Housing
Presented by Diana Armour
Wednesday, June 27 2018
Free OC Transpo Rides for seniors on Wednesdays
1:00pm – 2:00pm
Two Co-Housing groups have started in Ottawa. The movement originated in Europe and the US. It consists mainly of seniors planning to live in their own residence in a community with common facilities, helping each other, and caring for each other. Come join us for this presentation and learn about this interesting movement. Bring your questions and have them answered!