EXPLORE PROGRAMS

 

Virtual Programs

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Music Appreciation Lecture Series

Wednesday from 2:00—3:30 starting March 3rd

Gwen Secter Creative Living Centre is partnering with Manitoba Conservatory of Music and Arts to bring to you a ten part lecture series of music appreciation. The series is lead by instructors of the conservatory and talk about a variety of topics from Broadway to Irish music and everything in between. The series is broadcaster live on Wednesday from 2-3:30 starting March 3rd.

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Art at Home

Art at home is a series of art classes broadcasted over zoom. Our instructors are working artist that teach at the forum art institute. Each set of 4 classes are designed to work with the same medium to learn the basics of lines, shading and scale. Supplies are delivered to your door and a zoom link is emailed so you can participate in the fun. Registrar today as classes are filling up.


Wednesday and Fridays in Feb is pencil drawing with James Culleton

Tuesdays Water Colour painting with Jinyoung Park in March

Wednesday Pastel like Cezanne with Ruth Kamenev also in March

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In Perfect Jewish Harmony

Starting Feb. 22nd | Monday & Friday | Online

A 5 two-part Online Concert Series produced by Karla Berbrayer.

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Pen Pal

Gwen Secter Creative Living centre is partnering with The Gray Academy to start a classic pen pal program between students and seniors. Letters or cards are being written by students then mailed to our seniors. The letters to the seniors come with a self addressed stamped envelope so that the seniors can respond to the letter with ease. Our goal is that people make a connection from different generations and share a bit about their lives. Its always nice to receive a letter in the mail.

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The Gwen Edit

Starting Feb. 26th at 11 am | Over Zoom

The Gwen Edit is a 4 part series over zoom to help you declutter and organize your home with the help of an expert. Sara Verwyeren is a professional organizer and owner of Three Pines Organizing , and she is leading this lecture series on how organize your home. There are tips on how to organize each room in your house, where to recycle items and where to donate unwanted goods. This lecture is free to sign up.

Fitness Programs

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Drums Alive!

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Tuesdays: 5:30 – 6:45 PM

Exciting fitness experience that incorporates the pulsating rhythm of drums with the dynamic movement of dance. It allows for expression and creativity, provides an impressive degree of fitness and, most importantly, it is fun!

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Active Adaptive Fitness

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Tuesdays at 10:45 AM

A group exercise program specifically designed to improve muscle strength, balance, and general mobility, includeing walking. It includes elements of strength training, heart fitness, felxibility, balance and coordination.

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Zumba

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Thursdays: 9:30 AM

A fun and easy fusion of Latin dance exercises and workout that will tone your musckes and body. It’s an aerobic fitness with a combination of fast and slow moves that will leave you feeling energized. You can also workout seated.

Social Programs

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Just Crafting Around

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Tuesdays: 12:30 PM

Whether you are a serious crafter or just looking for a place to finish your quiliting project thi is the group for you. It’s a casual drop-in bring your own craft program where you can stitch the afternoon away.

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Bridge

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Tuesdays: 1:00 PM

Play bridge with our experienced bridge playes. Bridge is a game that helps with concentration, problem solving, and develops team work and communication skills but, most importantly, it is fun to get together and play.

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Mah Jong

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Mondays: 12:30 PM

Mah Jong is a tile based game originally from China. It is played with four players around the table. It is an excellent social game that helps improve memory skills and sharpen the mind. It helps people ti make faster decisions and better observations.

Special Programs

Line Dancing

Line Dancing

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Fridays: 11:30 AM

If you can walk, then you can dance. Set to country music with easy to follow dance moves that will have you moving. This is a fun exercise program that will leave you energized and singing.

Relaxing Tai Chi

Relaxing Tai Chi

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Thursday: 1:00 PM

Learn and practice slow and controlled gentle movements while relaxing your mind and body. With an emphasis on general health and fitness, Tai Chi & Yoga will help you improve your blood circulation, flexibility, and endurance.

Floor Curling

Floor Curling

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Mondays: 1:00 AM

Floor curling is a safe way to continue curling without being on the ice. This game has been designed to encourage people to stay active by increasing their flexibility, range of motion, and blood circulation. Bring a friend and have fun!

Wednesday Programs

Adult Day Club

Adult Day Club

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Wednesdays: 9:30 – 2:30 PM

Come enjoy bingo, current events, entertainment and wellness speakers. Experience friends and fellowship with new activities such as: Rehabilitation fitness class and art therapy group led by experts. Transportation and a delicious lunch is included.

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PROGRAM GUIDE

Explore our seasonal program guide to stay in touch with everything that's going on at Gwen Secter Creative Living Centre. 

 
 

ADDITIONAL PROGRAMS & SERVICES

 
 

GWEN SECTER : AN ONLINE CONCERT SERIES FROM THE BERNEY THEATRE  PRODUCED BY KARLA BERBRAYER

This fall Gwen Secter will be hosting a ten week virtual concert series every Monday at 9 AM. We invite you to join us on our website and enjoy the live performances of artists from all around the city.

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ROOM RENTAL

Book our spacious main room or board rooms to host a wide variety events such as birthdays, anniversaries, shiva meals, special group events, unveiling, reception and more. All food must be ordered from our wonderful Food Services Department, as our facility is strictly kosher. No outside can be brought in. Request for quotes by either emailing or calling us today.