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Upcoming Events


April Events


Birthday Party
Friday, April 28th
1:15pm
Entertainment will be provided by musical entertainer Deanne Vance.
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.


May Events


Day Trip
Spring Road Trip
Montebello, QC and Vankleek Hill, ON
Wednesday, May 3rd
9:30am to 6:00pm
Cost: $70 (non-members pay $10 extra per person)
Includes:
• Motorcoach transportation (depart from and return to TGC)
• Buffet lunch at the historic and picturesque Fairmount Château Montebello
• Visit and tour of Beau’s Brewery in Vankleek Hill, ON
• Visit, tour and wine tasting at Vankleek Hill Vineyard.

Spring Craft Studio Sale
May 2nd, 3rd and 4th
10:00am to 2:00pm
The spring craft studio sale is the perfect opportunity to buy something unique to celebrate spring or for that special someone on Mother’s Day.

TGC Members Meeting
Tuesday, May 9th
1:00pm
Rm 142/147
All members are invited and encouraged to attend this information sharing meeting with our Executive Director, Monique Doolittle-Romas and the President of our Board of Directors, Stephanie Keats.

Spring Dinner
Thursday, May 11th
5:45pm
Cost: $12
Menu: Mixed Greens Salad, Pork Tenderloin with Red Wine Demi-Glaze, Mushroom Couscous, Roasted Zucchini Coins, Coconut Cream Pie, Coffee and Tea. Deadline for ticket purchase is May 9th by 3pm.

Spring Dance
Thursday, May 11th
7:00pm-10:00pm
Cost: $6 for members and 6.50 for non-members
Featuring DJ services from “Sounds Great Entertainment.”
Tickets for the dance are sold at the door.

National Capital Race Weekend Lunch
Wednesday, May 17th
Cost: $12
(licensed event with a cash bar)
12:00pm Menu: Onion and Swiss Cheese Bisque, Chicken Breast with Sundried Tomato Cream, Roasted Red Potatoes, Vegetable Medley, Strawberry Rhubarb Pie, Coffee and Tea.
1:00pm Entertainment will be provided by Lorraine Walton and Dave Leroux (mother and son duo).
Deadline for ticket purchase is May 15th by 3pm.

Birthday Party
Friday, May 26th
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.

Spring Tea
Monday, May 29th
1:00pm
Cost: $5
Entertainment will be provided by accomplished pianist Noel Dimar. The dessert will feature Brownie Torte with Ice-Cream, Coffee and Tea.
Deadline for ticket purchase is May 26th by 3pm.


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


April Seminars


Know How To Travel Safely
Presented by Sven Jurschewsky
Tuesday, April 25th
1:00pm to 2:30pm
Traveling might have been one of your plans once you retired, but now you’re a bit nervous about leaving the security of your community. Today’s media headlines terrorism, crime and disease in many touristic places, even in Europe. Is it still safe to travel anywhere?
Over the course of his career as a foreign service officer, Mr. Jurschewsky and his family have lived and travelled to many places – some even dangerous. Some simple rules and a bit of knowledge that he applied in his professional life could help prospective tourists to still have wonderful and satisfying vacations.
Come join us for this interactive and informative session and learn how to take steps that will help you have the vacation you dreamed of (and deserve) without compromising your safety.


May Seminars


Demystify De-cluttering
Presented by Valérie Huard
Thursday, May 4th
10:00am-11:00am
If you have tried by yourself and something felt wrong, or if you want to learn about de-cluttering, plan to attend this very informative session and learn from an expert the
“7 secrets of de-cluttering.”

Prejudice & Ecidujerp – What Can We Do About It?
Wednesday, May 17th
Free OC Transpo Ride for Seniors on Wednesdays
11:00am to 12:00pm
This seminar will empower participants to deal with
prejudice in themselves and in others using citizen values and responsibilities in the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. We will explore fresh perspectives on issues of prejudice, stereotyping, bias and discrimination.