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Here are the details of the activities

Seniors Toonie Walk - every Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 9:00 am to 11:00 am at the Badlands Community Facility walking track only. $2 drop in fee for non-members. Come and join this social group of walkers.
• Card Making Drop in group - 1:00 pm on the first Tuesday of the month, March 6th. Bring your creative card ideas and some scrapbooking supplies to share for a chance to make some beautiful hand made cards.
• The Bashful Brush Seniors Art Group- this wonderful group meets monthly at the Library. The class is free and lead by volunteer artist, Cindy Clark. All materials supplied. Next class will be on March 13th at 1:00pm.
• Seniors Computer Assistance - No class in March. Pat will be back in April to answer all of your computer questions. In the meantime, contact the library for some Tech Tutoring: Book 30 minutes with a tech-savvy library staff member for personalized tutoring on anything from using your iPad to downloading ebooks to setting up a Facebook account. Call 403-823-1371 or stop by the Library to book your appointment!
• Seniors Cooking - 10:00 am at the Nazarene Church on the last Thursday of each month, March 29th.
• Seniors Plus 55 Bowling - Every Thursday at 1:00 pm at Sandstone Lanes.
• Pickle Ball - Tuesdays/Thursdays from 9:00 am to 11:00 am and Monday/Wednesday evenings at 7:00 pm at the Badlands Community Facility (BCF) field house (regular drop in rates for seniors or free for members)
• Floor Shuffleboard - Fridays at 10:00 am at the BCF Field House.
• Charlotte's Web - Drop in needlework session on Tuesday afternoons at 2:30 pm @ the library.
• Crown Jewels - 10:30 am on first Wednesday of the month, March 7th at the BCF large multipurpose room.
• Sally's Social Cafe - Wednesdays at 12:00 pm at the Knox United Church. Everyone welcome to come and enjoy a delicious soup/sandwich/dessert meal for only $3.00 per person, includes games and visiting. The café is open to anyone and aims to create a positive space that fosters community connections. Sponsored by Salvation Army.
• Words of Wisdom - 10:00 am every second Thursday at Manor Two. Join Colleen from the Public Library for a visit, some stories and sharing. You can also your order library books.
• Mall Bus Trip – Northhill Mall -Tuesday, March 13th. Bus leaves at 7:15 am across from Dollarama. Cost is
$25 per return trip sponsored by Wheatland Seniors Transportation Society. Call Irene @ 677-2235 or Frances
@ 677-2278. Must call to book a seat by Friday at noon prior to trip.
• Good Food Box Program - Next pick up day is March 8th from 2:30 to 5:15 pm at the Nazarene Church. Only
$10 for a small box of fresh fruit and vegetables or $20 for a large. Everyone welcome to join.
• Alberta Healthy Living Program - is offering several workshops in March at the Drumheller Health Centre, including Better Choices, Better Health, Craving Change, Supervised Exercise Information Session and Diabetes the Basics. To register call 1-877-314-6997.
• Stuart McLean Reading-Join Fred Makowecki for some hilarious stories at 12:00 pm at the library on March 30.
• Free Tax Clinics: Our volunteer, Bill Wulff, is again offering free tax preparation for the 2017 Tax Year for low income individuals and seniors with simple tax situations. Income thresholds: $30,000 for single and $40,000 for couples. Clinics by appointment only at the library on Mondays: March 12th, 19th and 26th from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. Must call Rose at the Seniors Office arrange an appointment. Bill will be at Sunshine Lodge on Saturday, March 17th starting at 9:00 am for a drop-in clinic for residents only and at Manor One on Saturday, March 24th.
Pioneer Trail Activities:
Pioneer Trail is hosting a delicious Irish Stew Lunch in celebration of St. Patrick's Day on Monday, March 19th starting at 11:30 am for $10 per person. Includes stew, salad, buns and dessert. You won't want to miss it!
Alberta Plus 55 is hosting several qualifiers within Zone 2 for the upcoming Spring Provincials in May 2018. Contact Linda Traquair at 403-823-8460 for more information.
Ongoing daily activities include Crib on Mondays, Canasta on Tuesdays, Bingo on Wednesdays, Choir practice as well as Scrabble / Canasta plus Bridge on Thursdays, and Euchre on Fridays. See listings on the attached calendar. Phone number at the centre is 403- 823-6565. Birthday Party every second month on the first Tuesday @ 2:00 pm. Monthly meeting at 2:00 pm every last Tuesday.

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