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Jan 25 – Seniors Luncheon Social – in Wellington – Enjoy lunch with old and new friends on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017 at noon. Homemade soup, roast loin of pork, vegetables, coleslaw, cherry cheesecake, bread and butter, coffee & tea. The cost is $10 per person. Reserve your place by the Tuesday prior at noon by calling 613-476-7493. This event is sponsored by The Prince Edward County Community Care for Seniors Association and will be held in the Wellington United Church Hall. Reservations only. Take out meals are available. This meal can also be delivered to housebound seniors who live near Wellington. www.communitycareforseniors.org

QC-Delhi-Jan-26Jan 26 – A public information session to discuss proposed improvements to the two Delhi Park stormwater outfalls. The project aims to improve water quality using conventional approaches to treat the stormwater – which currently drains untreated, directly into Marsh Creek and ultimately to Picton Bay and the Bay of Quinte. Information boards will be on display and representatives from Quinte Conservation will be available to answer questions and provide information. Meet Thursday, Jan. 26 at the Elks Hall, 21 Elks Street, Picton between 2pm – 4pm or 6pm to 8pm More information about Quinte Conservation is available at www.quinteconservation.ca.

January 30 – Tai Chi new sessions – Beginner and continuation Tai Chi classes are held regularly at Prince Edward Community Care. Tai Chi is a way to help seniors stay fit and flexible.  Tai Chi is a low-impact form of exercise, but it is also a weight bearing exercise, which is an important component of managing osteoporosis. Some of the benefits of Tai Chi are: better balance, which lowers the risk for falls, less pain and stiffness, stress relief and increased calmness and sense of well-being. And to top it off, it also helps to improve memory.  No experience is necessary and all fitness levels are welcome. If you’re a senior who would benefit from Tai Chi and would like to give it a try, call the Prince Edward Community Care office at 613-476-7493 to register. Space is limited.  www.communitycareforseniors.org

January 31 – PEC FIELD NATURALISTS’ MEMBERS’ NIGHT – Five short presentations –  Lichens; the night sky; bobolinks; edible weeds and a film about Sandbanks.  Refreshments.  7p.m., Bloomfield Town Hall.  Admission free of charge and everybody is welcome!

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Ongoing Events

Seniors Walking Program – Community Care for Seniors walking programs at Picton and Wellington Monday to Fridays at PECI, CML Snider and Wellington arena. Register by calling 476-7493.

TOPS-Take Off Pounds Sensibly- Tues/ Bloomfield Betty-476-3894, Wed/Picton -Gena 399-3461, Thurs-Carrying Place-Cindy 210-0440. First visit free, no obligation to join

MONDAYS – Overeaters Anonymous meets at Bloomfield United Church Hall at 9:30 am. 613-476-0351 or 613-476-3949

Tuesdays – Babies & Beyond program for teen parents and their babies. Meet in basement at Picton United Church from 11:30 to 2. Lunch, baby care and parent resources provided. Family Health Team nurse, Resource Consultants, Infant Development, Early Childhood Educators and Health Nurses available weekly. call Susan at 613-476-8142 or Bonnie at 613-476-8252 ext. 24

10 a.m. 35 Church Street, Picton Free Membership. Contact: Jennifer Lyons, Head Curator 613-476-2148 x258

BUSY FEET PLAYGROUP – The Hub child and family centre offers a free Busy Feet program every Thursday night 5 to 7 pm at QE school auditorium for 2 to 6 year old children. Lots of physical activity wear your running shoes. Call 613-476-8142 for information

AL-ANON – for people affected by someone’s drinking. Tuesdays and Thursdays. AL-ATEEN Tuesdays. Contact 1-866-951-3711.

Hospice Prince Edward – If you are having trouble coping with the death of a loved one, this group could be of some support for you. Call 613-476-2181 ex 4519.

Volunteer Drivers Needed – Volunteer Drivers escort seniors to medical appointments and essential shopping. Prince Edward Community Care for Seniors www.communitycareforseniors.org

Donate used items to Community Care’s Thrift Shop – Take your good used items to Prince Edward Community Care’s Thrift Shop, 153 Main Street, Picton Monday 1pm-4pm, Tuesday to Saturday 10am-4pm. 100 per cent of the proceeds go toward helping seniors live at home. 613-476-1555.www.communitycareforseniors.org

The HUB Child and Family Centre has the Baby Box store at 10 McFarland Court . Baby products at discount costs. Sponsored by the United Way and Community Development Council. Call 613-476-8142

The Hub child and family centre offers free playgroups. Call 613-476-8142 for information

Alcoholics Anonymous open 12×12 meetings Wednesdays at 8pm in the Picton Hospital boardroom.

 

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