Mixed Media Mixer for Seniors

February 4th to March 24th, 2020

Tuesdays, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Neilson Park Creative Centre in partnership with the Islington Seniors’ Centre is offering a new free 8 week, mixed media Art workshop with an emphasis on creativity and social connection for older adults. Each week, will consist of creative art making activities, a snack break, conversation and collaborative work.  Activities will encourage creative thinking and problem solving and the group is not limited to traditional approaches such as drawing or painting alone but will mix it up to include printmaking, sculpture, story sharing and collaboration. A fun way to exchange stories and experiences while creating Art.

REGISTRATION by PHONE:  Please leave your name and phone number. Please leave the spelling of your name if necessary.

REGISTRATION BY EMAIL: Email your name and phone number to: [email protected]  In the subject line, write: “Mixed Media Art Group”.

Book Club

Join a group of avid readers to discuss the Book of the Month. Discussion is moderated by a librarian from the Toronto Public Library.  

Wednesday, February 5th at  2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Pre-registration & membership required.
Call 416-231-3431 to register.

Program Fee: $1.00 per day

Books are available in the front office. The book for this month is: “Heads you Win” by Jeffrey Archer.

Community Lunch Bunch

Friday, February 28th

12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Here is an opportunity to meet your fellow members and neighbours from the surrounding community for a hot lunch and good conversation. After lunch, we have a health & wellness, educational presentation.  Tickets are $6.00 and must be purchased before February 25th.  Tickets are on sale as of January 15th.

Lunch:  Chicken Penne with shiitake & button mushrooms, veggies in white wine & olive oil sauce, with Coleslaw.

Presentation: Advanced Care Planning with the Dorothy Ley Hospice.

Conversational French

Thursdays, 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Bonjour! This program gives individuals who know how to speak French, a chance to practice and improve their abilities. This group of men and women have an enjoyable afternoon conversing about daily events etc. using the French language, led by a knowledgeable and encouraging instructor.

Membership and registration is required to participate in this program.

$2.00 per day

Tech Support for Members

Mondays, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Appointments must be booked in advance and also cancelled in advance so that other members can book an appointment.

If you would like assistance in learning how to use your cellphone or iPad or laptop, bring your device with you and speak with our tech advisor.

Appointments are 50 minutes for $4.00.