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Upcoming Events


July Events


New Member Orientation – (Cancelled)
Tuesday, July 4
1:00pm-2:00pm
Room 142/147
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.

Kitchen Party Tea
Wednesday, July 5
1:00pm
Cost: $5
Entertainment will be provided by the musical group Celtic Plus. The dessert will feature Apple and Cranberry Custard Torte, Coffee and Tea. Deadline for ticket purchase is June 30th by 3 pm.

Christmas in July Bazaar and Craft Studio Sale
July 11, 12 & 13
10:00am to 2:00pm
Featuring: Woodworking, Stained Glass, Knitting, Hand Painted Items, Quilting, Teddy Bears, Eco Crafts, Books, Baking, Crafters Supplies and a Silent Auction. The Repeat Performance shop will also be open.

safeTALK Training
Tuesday, July 18
12:00pm-3:30pm
Room 142/147
safeTALK is a half-day training in suicide alertness. It helps participants recognize a person with thoughts of suicide and connect them with suicide first-aid resources. Registration is required. Please contact Nikkie Snagg at 613-236-0428 Ext 2230 to register.

150th Anniversary Lunch
(licensed event with a cash bar)
Wednesday, July 19
Cost: $12
Come and help us to celebrate Canada’s 150th Anniversary of Confederation.
12:00pm Menu: Spinach and Berry Salad, Alberta Roast Beef, Roasted PEI Potatoes, Fresh Medley of Ontario Vegetables, Joe Louis Cake, Coffee and Tea.
1:00pm Entertainment will be provided by “Side by Side” (Mary Frances Simpson, Bill Luxton and John McGovern).
Deadline for ticket purchase is July 17th by 3 pm.

Day Trip
Biodome
Montreal, QC
Tuesday, July 25
8:30am to 6:30pm
Cost: $80 (non-members pay $10 extra per person)
Includes:
• Motorcoach transportation (depart from and return to TGC)
• Lunch at Au Vieux Duluth
• Admission to Biodome

Birthday Party
Friday, July 28
1:15pm
Entertainment will be provided by Music Memories with Mary-Ellen
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.


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.

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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


July Seminars


Alan P. Sentance Educational Seminars
Protect Yourself Against Identity Theft and Identity Fraud
Presented by Ron Finnigan
Wednesday, July 19 – Free Transpo rides for seniors on Wednesday
11:00am—12:00pm
This workshop will explore how you can protect yourself when you use the Internet, as well as when using your credit cards and bank cards to make purchases or withdraw money at the Bank. New technology makes it easier than ever for your information to be stolen without your knowledge. Learn how you can easily prevent this from happening to you. This is a FREE seminar. Members and non-members are welcome and encouraged to attend. Please register in person or call Front Reception to
reserve your spot.

Alan P. Sentance Educational Seminars
Hearing in The Modern World
Presented by Nicholas Contant-Nagy from Advanced Hearing Group
Wednesday, July 26 – Free Transpo rides for seniors on Wednesday.
10:30am – 11:30am
This talk will provide information about how we hear, and how we restore hearing in those with hearing loss. Topics discussed include the auditory system, the latest hearing aid and assistive devices technology on the market, as well as the latest audiologic testing equipment available today. This is a FREE seminar. Members and non-members are welcome and extremely encouraged to attend. Please register at Front Reception.