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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events


October 2019

Member’s Meeting
Tuesday, October 15
1:00pm
Monique Doolittle-Romas, Executive Director, will be hosting the meeting.  All members are welcome and encouraged to attend this meeting. This is a great opportunity to find out what is happening at your centre.

Oktoberfest
(licensed event with a cash bar)
Monday, October 21
Cost: $14
12:00pm Menu: German Potato Soup, Bratwurst with Caraway Sauerkraut, Potato Pancake, Apple Strudel, Coffee & Tea
1:00pm Entertainment will be provided by The International Set.
Deadline for ticket purchase is October 18 by 3pm.

Birthday Party
Friday, October 25
1:15pm
Entertainment will be provided by EIO George. 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. The birthday party is brought to you by First Memorial Funeral Services.

Halloween Tea
Thursday, October 31
1:00pm
Cost: $5
Entertainment will be provided by Howie and The Companions. The dessert will feature pumpkin cheesecake with gingerbread crust, coffee and tea.
Deadline for ticket purchase is October 29 by 3pm.


November 2019

Remembrance Day Service
Thursday, November 7
10:30am
All are welcome to join us in a service of remembrance in rooms 142/147. Poppies will be available the first week of November at Front Reception.

64th Anniversary Luncheon
(licensed event with a cash bar)
Wednesday, November 13
Cost: $15
12:00pm Menu: Mixed Greens Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette, Chicken Breast with Button Mushrooms, Wine Demi, Wild Rice, Green Beans, Roasted Heirloom Carrots, Chocolate Lava Cake, Coffee & Tea
1:00pm Entertainment will be provided by musical performer Sherri Harding.
Deadline for ticket purchase is November 8 by 3pm.

Santa 4 Seniors Event
Bring a smile to a senior this holiday season!
Thursday, November 21
7:00pm – 10:00pm
Cost: $25 each or Table of 6 for $150
The Good Companions, in partnership with Bruyère Continuing Care, Tea & Toast, and Shawn Anthony, will be hosting a fundraising event to ensure that isolated seniors across Ottawa receive a gift at Christmas this year! Bring your friends and enjoy a fun filled evening with music, great food, beverages, amazing prizes…and some surprises too! Click here to purchase your tickets!

Birthday Party
Friday, November 22
1:15pm
Entertainment will be provided by Bern Forestell. 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. The birthday party is brought to you by First Memorial Funeral Services.

The Good Companions Craft Studio Sale and Christmas Bazaar
Saturday, November 30
9:30am – 2:00pm
FREE ADMISSION
Featuring: Crafts from our Studios, Artisan Boutique, Books, Baking, Silent Auction, Nearly New Fashions, Treasures and a Christmas Café.  Plus a visit from Santa Claus himself!
Donations of baked goods to sell at the Bazaar will be accepted as of November 18.


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 #16 or LRT Station ‘Pimisi’


October 2019

Focus on Fixed Income
Presented by Filipe de Souza, Financial Advisor
Wednesday, October 16
12:30pm – 1:30pm
This educational presentation is geared to people who are interested in creating a reliable stream of income. Focus on Fixed Income covers bond characteristics and features, as well as key strategies to get the most out of one’s fixed-income investments.

Neighbours Helping Neighbours Workshop
Presented by National Association of Federal Retirees
Tuesday, October 29
9:30am – 3:00pm
Learn how to support caregivers and to be a good neighbour! Join us for the “Neighbours Helping Neighbours” workshop based on the Victorian Order of Nurses program.  Learn basic skills and knowledge to help you support those who provide care to family members, friends, and neighbours. Topics include the role of family in caregiving, caregiver burnout, what respite care is and is not, elder abuse, normal and abnormal aging, and more.
Registration is FREE but required. Bring your own lunch or purchase from our kitchen.


November 2019 

Why You Need an Estate Plan
Presented by Filipe de Souza, Financial Advisor
Tuesday, November 5
12:30pm – 1:30pm
During this presentation Filipe will discuss the value of having an estate plan, four key building blocks for an effective estate plan and what to consider when creating or updating an estate plan. This seminar is perfectly designed to help people better understand the basics of estate planning so they can consider the options that make the most sense for their specific situations.

Ottawa Tool Library
Presented by Rachel Boere, Repair Café Coordinator at OTL
Tuesday, November 19
1:00pm – 2:00pm
Simply put, a tool library is a place where you can borrow tools instead of books. They emerged because people wanted to pool resources in a way that would benefit the environment and save space and money. But OTL is not only about lending a tool. Come join us for this fun and informative session and learn how it can help you and our community in many different ways!