What's New for Seniors?

News from the Herman Prior 55+ Centre

Hope Faschoway: Executive Director

February - March, 2017


Herman Prior Centre is a Senior Services 55+ Centre, and we invite and encourage younger people and non-members to participate in our activities. Membership is $25, and members enjoy reduced prices for some special events. Members and non-members pay $1 and $2 respectively for each activity in which they participate at the Prior Centre.


Our doors are open from 8:30 - 4:30, Monday to Friday. Please drop in and see what we're all about! Ask for a list of programs and activities that are available. For information on any event or activity, you can contact Hope Faschoway, Executive Director, at (204) 857-6951 or hp55plus@mymts.net.


Would you like to support Herman Prior Senior Services Centre Inc.? Charitable Tax Receipts are given for all donations.


Friday, February 10th - Jam Session is cancelled.


Friday, February 10th - Pickleball Demonstration

Join us for a demonstration of Pickleball from 1 – 2 p.m. On Feb. 10th. Cost is free. Pickleball is a fun sport that combines elements of tennis, badminton, and ping pong. It was designed to be easy to learn and play, whether you’re 5, 85, or somewhere in between.


Sunday, February 12th – Johnny Dietrich & The Sharpe Sisters

Johnny Dietrich with the Sharpe Sisters in concert at Herman Prior Center February 12, 2017, from 7 - 9 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets available at Herman Prior Center.  Cost $15 per person. Refreshments will be served.


Monday, February 20th – Herman Prior Centre will be CLOSED for Louis Riel Day


Monday, February 20th – Cribbage Tournament

If you enjoy playing cribbage, come to the Herman Prior Centre on Monday, February 20th at 1:30 p.m. Partners required. Don’t forget to bring an item for the pot-luck dinner.


Tuesday, February 21st – Disability Tax Credit Information Session

This information session will be held in the Crocus Room at Herman Prior Centre on Tuesday, February 21st from 1 – 2 p.m. Peter Monastysky from A Step Beyond & Associates will be present to assist and answer questions. Bring a copy of your 2015 Notice of Assessment letter. The cost for members is Free, non-members pay $2.00.


Friday, February 24th – February Birthday Party and Dance

Dance is free and starts at 1:30 pm. Cake and Ice Cream will be available for $2.00 per person.

If you are a member and your birthday is in February, then your cake & ice cream are FREE!

2 tickets still available for MTC production of Agatha Christie’s "Black Coffee" on Feb. 15

If you are interested in attending this play, or if you want information about season tickets, please contact Hope at (204) 857-6951, or email to hp55plus@mymts.net.


Coming events – Mark Your Calendar and Watch for More Information

March 11 – Spring Crafts Sale at Prior Centre

March 17 – St. Patrick’s Stew Supper

March – Drivers’ Tune-Up session with MPI

April 4 – Volunteer Appreciation

April 23 – Art Show and Supper

May 5 – Fashion Show

May 28 – Annual General Meeting

Manitoba Theatre Centre - season subscriptions will be arranged in April and May. Call Hope for more details at (204) 857-6951 if you are interested.


Noon Meal Program - The Herman Prior Centre offers a full cooked meal at noon each weekday for $7.00, take out orders for $8.00. The meal includes coffee & dessert, and all ages are welcome. Call before 11:00 a.m. to reserve your meal. Monthly menu charts are available at the Prior Centre or call (204) 857-6951.

Herman Prior Centre Gift Shop - open 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. For a unique gift, come and see the items for sale in our gift shop. We have items from moccasins to baby clothes and many more handmade by local artisans.

Prior Centre Book Nook - open 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday - Friday. Books are $1 - $2, jigsaw puzzles are $1 - $10. Donations of books are always appreciated.

Scrabble - Join us for a game of Scrabble played every Monday at 10 a.m. - New players are always welcome.

HPC Medical Equipment Loan Service - We have donated wheelchairs, walkers, and other medical equipment available to rent. Call (204) 857-6951 for information.

Podiatrist Dr. Bellmont comes from Brandon to client appointments at the Prior Centre on March 7, 2017. Call 1-877-909-3338 to book an appointment.

Beltone Hearing will be coming to the Prior Centre on February 6 and 27. Call the Prior Centre at (204) 857-6951 to book an appointment.

What interests you? Call us at (204) 857-6951 for a schedule of activities - some things that are offered: Painting, Line Dancing, Floor curling or shuffleboard, Book club, square dancing, Tai Chi, card playing, weaving, duplicate bridge, cribbage, genealogy, painting, pool ...... and lots more!

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