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Mar
8
Fri
2019
For the Love of Grandmothers Fitness Challenge
Mar 8 – Sep 8 all-day

Join For the Love of Grandmothers Fitness Challenge! Take an activity you already do, like walking, jogging, hiking, swimming playing pickle ball – whatever you love to do. Set yourself a challenge and do it more, farther, harder, faster. Or join an established fitness challenge like the Sun Run, Gran Fondo etc. Dedicate your effort to a grandmother you love. Ask friends and family to sponsor your efforts on the secure Stephen Lewis Foundation website. Complete your challenge between International Women’s Day March 8 – Grandparents’ Day Sept. 8, 2019. Come out to celebrate with us in September. (details to follow) See our website: https://fortheloveofgrandmothers.weebly.com/

Mar
23
Sat
2019
Wellness Day @ Jubilee United Church
Mar 23 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm

We sincerely thank all of our presenters for donating their time and talent to raise money for the Stephen Lewis Foundation’s Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign.

Healthy snacks, lunch and beverages included in registration

Price: Before March 5th———-$65
On or after March 5th—-$75

Please dress in comfortable clothes. Personal yoga mats, water bottles and drums are encouraged.

For more information or to register contact
• Jeanne 416-951-1856 or
• wellnessdaymarch23@gmail.com or
Wellnessdaymarch23.eventbrite.ca

Speakers
9:00 am It’s Never too Late to Prioritize Your
Wellness Cathy Mines

3:00 pm Finding your Happiness Every Day
Dr. Sarah Maddocks.

Each person will be able to participate in 4 activities listed in order of energy required.

Sitting, Listening
Meditation: Dr. Michelle Chaban
Brain Health: Nicole Gardner

Sitting with Movement
Drumming: First Nations’ drumming and its use in healing
Jess Swance
Beginners Yoga and Chair Yoga: Cathy Mines

Slow Movement
Walking the Labyrinth: ancient practice of walking a structured path with contemplation Lee-Ann Ahlstrom
Qi Gong: a holistic system of coordinated body posture and movement, breathing and meditation
Diane Cook
Tai Chi: ancient Chinese martial art to benefit health
Kathleen Russell

More Active
Yoga: Cathy Mines
Balls and Bands: fitness exercises using objects to promote strength and health
Susan Salek
Pilates: exercises to build flexibility, strength and endurance
Kath Simons

 

Mar
30
Sat
2019
Books & Breakfast: An Intergenerational Event @ Harbour Landing Village
Mar 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

“Reading aloud with kids is a magical experience that brims with love and language and imaginative discovery.” -Globe and Mail.

An intergenerational Saturday morning, featuring a story time with a local actor and one of our grandmothers, then a buffet brunch. Book displays and toy baskets for the young ones and those who love to read with them. Together, we gather to foster the delights of grandparents, parents and others reading with the children we cherish.

Eastside Grannies Home Decor and Art Mart @ Spark Centre
Mar 30 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Café Chocolat @ Vallican Whole Community Centre
Mar 30 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Apr
1
Mon
2019
Euchre Lunch & Silent Auction @ Stanley Park Lawn Bowling Club
Apr 1 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Apr
5
Fri
2019
Books, Beads & Breakfast @ Anderson Links Golf Course
Apr 5 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Apr
6
Sat
2019
4G’s Crazy Hat Competition @ Dublin Street United Church
Apr 6 @ 11:30 am – 3:30 pm
Bring a Gift Find a Treasure @ Nelson Seniors Centre
Apr 6 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Apr
7
Sun
2019
Grandmothers of Steel Retro Coffee House @ The Spice Factory
Apr 7 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Glacier Grannies 7th Annual Dinner and Silent Auction @ Florence Filberg Centre (Upper Hall)
Apr 7 @ 5:00 pm
Apr
12
Fri
2019
Ladies Night Out Fashion Show @ The wooden hanger
Apr 12 @ 4:00 pm