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Upcoming Community Events 2018

 

Date

Event Description

                          Time and Location                    

Ongoing

Free Community Exercise Classes for Seniors

The Township of Wilmot, Wellesley and Woolwich, are offering free exercise classes for seniors that focus on cardio, balance, strength and flexibility. These classes will be ongoing throughout the Summer.

For more information please contact 519-664-1900 or 1-855-664-1900. There is no registration required and drop-ins are welcome.

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Ongoing

Walk-In Counselling Service

Family Counselling and Support Services is offering Open Access Walk- In Services on Wednesdays. Counsellors will provide a single session for individuals, couples and families. For more information click here. No appointment needed.

109 Surrey Street E

Guelph, ON

1:00pm- 7:00pm

Ongoing

Live Smart

This program provides customized exercise support and education for individuals with osteoporosis, arthritis, fibromyalgia, managed heart conditions and COPD. The program is held for one hour,  twice a week for a total of 12 weeks. Book your free consulation and tour to see if this program is a fit for you.

Shriya Maharaj:     smaharaj@ckwymca.ca  or 519-743-5201 x 255- A.R Kaufman Family YMCA Kitchener

Marc Demers:        mdemers@ckwymca.ca or 519-623-9622 x 242- Chaplin Family YMCA Cambridge

A.R Kaufman Family YMCA

333 Carwood Avenue, Kitchener

 

Chaplin Family YMCA

250 Hespeler Road

Cambridge

Ongoing

Healthy Hearts

This program provides customized exercise support and education for those at risk of cardiovascular disease or living with a controlled heart condition. The program is held for one hour,  twice a week for a total of 8 weeks. Book your free consulation and tour to see if this program is a fit for you.

Marc Demers: mdemers@ckwymca.ca or 519-623-9622 x 242

250 Hespeler Road

Cambridge

Ongoing

Once a Month

Friends and Relatives Support Group

A group for people who are supporting someone living with a life-threatening illness. You will share experiences and learn coping skills that will help you provide quality care while maintaining a sence of well- being. Contact Julie Schelter at 519-743-4114 or julie@hospicewaterloo.ca

298 Lawrence Avenue,

Kitchener,  ON

6:30pm- 8:30pm

Ongoing

Mon-Tue

Thur-Fri

Adult Day Program

Music therapy, guest speakers, trivia games and sing-a-longs are just some of the fun filled- activities you will have the opportunity to participate in during the Adult Day Program. There is also a hot lunch and transportation included.  If you are interested in learning more or arranging a visit, contact 519-669-1223.

120 Barnswallow Drive,

Elmira, ON

9:30am- 3:00pm

Ongoing

Tuesdays & Thursdays

Adult Day Program

Music therapy, guest speakers, trivia games and sing-a-longs are just some of the fun filled- activities you will have the opportunity to participate in during the Adult Day Program. There is also a hot lunch and transportation included.  If you are interested in learning more or arranging a visit, contact 519-669-1223.

200 Boullee Street

New Hamburg, ON

9:30am- 3:00pm

Ongoing

Every Wedneday

Day Away Program

Suitable for people with a life limiting diagnosis who are able to move around independently and take medication independently. Information sessions about coping, healthy living, Reiki treatments guided meditation etc. For more information, please call 519-836-3921 or info@hospicewellington.org

795 Scottsdale Drive

Guelph, ON

10:00am- 2:00pm

Ongoing

Every Tuesday

Escape the Ordinary- Hospice Day Away Program

A weekly, full-day program offered in Kitchener and Cambridge for individuals living with a life threatening illness. You will have an opportunity to participate in discussions and group activities that promote fun, laughter and well-being. Hosted by the Hospice Waterloo Region. For more information contact hospice@hospicewaterloo.ca

298 Lawrence Avenue,

Kitchener, ON

10:00am- 2:00pm

Ongoing

Second Tuesday each Month

Diabetes Connection

The Woolwich Community Health Centre will be hosting a 1 hour group for people living with diabetes to share stories, ask questions and help eachother manage their diabetes.  This support group is intended for people with a diagnonis of diabetes or their support persons. No registration required. Drop-ins are welcome. For more information call Tiffany Krahn at 519-664-3794 ext 241.

10 Parkside Drive

St. Jacobs, ON

6:00pm- 7:00pm

Ongoing

Thursdays

Mind Over Mood

Tired of feeling at the mercy of your mood? Join this free workshop to learn and practice the skills of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) through the workbook Mind Over Mood: Change How You Feel by Chaning the Way You Think.

9 Wellington Street,

Unit 1

Cambridge, ON

10:00am- 11:30am

  April 2018  

April 18-

Aug 15
Wednesdays

Chronic Pain Peer Support

If you are living with chronic pain, this group can help you learn tips to manage the pain, live a healthy life and help others.

 

Come to the group to receive:

  •  Peer support and encouragement
  •  Discussion about a variety of health topics
  • Free, drop in program, led by peer leaders

Guelph CHC

20 Shelldale Cres

Guelph, ON

1:00pm- 3:00pm

May 2018
10

Aging Well in Woolwich

Free information and active living fair. There will be guest speakers, information exhibits, prizes, lunch and much more! Register for your spot before April 26th. To RSVP, please call 519-664-1900.

Breslau Community Centre

100 Andover Drive

Breslau, ON

9:00am- 1:30pm

24

Seniors Information and Active Living Fair

Including exhibits, guest speakers,door prizes and lunch. This event is free to attend, however you must register. Please contact 519-664-1900 or 1-855-664-1900.

Wilmot Recreation Complex

1291 Nafziger Road

Baden, ON

9:00am- 2:00pm

31

Take Care to Give Care

A one day conference for caregivers and those who work with them. This event will have numerous community information displays, guest speakers, and lunch will be provided. This event is free for caregivers. Please register online. For more information, please contact Rosalind at 519-772-8787 ext. 225 or email

Conestoga Place

110 Manitou Drive
Kitchener, ON

9:00am- 3:00pm

June 2018
3

Walk for Arthritis

Support millions of people who are living with arthritis. To register or fundraise, please visit walkforarthritis.ca

Chartwell Wellington Park

181 Janefield Avenue

Guelph, ON

Registration: 10:00am

Walk Time: 11:00am

Lunch: 12:30pm

June 20-

July 25

Wednesdays

Take Charge Chronic Pain

This FREE 6 week workshop delivered is for people struggling with chronic pain.  It is led by certified Peer Leaders in a community setting. This workshop will be delivered in the Hindi/Urdu language. To register, click here

Guelph CHC

20 Shelldale Crescent

Guelph, ON

5:00pm- 7:30pm

24

Type 1 Diabetes Forum

The forum will include educational presentations and an exhibitor trade show, providing helpful information on a variety of diabetes-related topics.

 

Presentations and topics include: 

- Drop the Guilt & Beat the Diabetes Shame Game, presented by Psychologist Carly Brescacin of McMaster University Medical Centre 
- Trending Diets & Type 1 Diabetes: Sifting through Myths & Facts, presented by Registered Dietitian Amy Waugh
- Diabetes Management Technology Update, presented by Endocrinologist, Dr. Peter Clarke

 

To learn more or to register, contact 519-742-1481 or kitcheneroffice@diabetes.ca

École Secondaire 

Père-René-de-Galinée

450 Maple Grove Rd Cambridge, ON

12:00pm - 4:00pm

July 2018
August 2018
September 2018

Sept 14-

Oct 12

Fridays

Dial It Down- Relaxation and Stress Management 

This 5- week program will help you practice and develop strong skills in releasing body tension and calming and focusing the mind. To register, click here

Two Rivers FHT

350 Conestoga Blvd

Unit B15

Cambridge, ON

11:00am- 12:00pm

Sept 10-

Oct 22

Mondays

Take Charge Chronic Disease

This FREE 6 week workshop is for people living with any type of ongoing health condition.  It is led by certified Peer Leaders in a community setting. To register, click here. (Please note: There will be no class on October 8th)

Upper Grand FHT

143 Metcalfe St

Elora, ON

1:30pm- 4:00pm

Sept 18-

Oct 30

Tuesdays

Take Charge Chronic Pain

This FREE 6 week workshop is for people struggling with chronic pain.  It is led by certified Peer Leaders in a community setting. To register, click here *Please note: There will be no class on October 9th*

Erskine CHC

90 Artemesia St S

Dundalk, ON

10:00am- 12:30pm

19

Getting the Most From Your Healthcare Appointment

This program helps you learn how to ask the right questions of your doctor or health care provider so you understand and feel confident in taking an active role in your own healthcare.

*Please note: This is a closed group session*

Woolwich Memorial Centre

24 Snyder Ave S

Elmira, ON

6:30pm- 8:00pm

Sept 19-

Oct 17

Wednesdays

Better Sleep

This program will help you learn strategies to relax your mind and body, to decrease insomnia, and to fall asleep or back to sleep easier. To register, click here.

Calvary Memorial Church

91 Gruhn St

Kitchener, ON

10:00am- 11:00am

Sept 20-

Oct 25

Thursdays

Take Charge Chronic Pain

This FREE 6 week workshop is for people struggling with chronic pain.  It is led by certified Peer Leaders in a community setting. To register, click here

Guelph CHC

176 Wyndham St N

Guelph, ON

5:30pm- 8:00pm

Sept 25-

Oct 23

Tuesdays

Better Sleep

This program will help you learn strategies to relax your mind and body, to decrease insomnia, and to fall asleep or back to sleep easier. To register, click here.

Stanley Park Community Centre

505 Franklin St N

Kitchener, ON

2:30pm- 3:30pm

Sept 27-

Oct 18

Thursdays

Craving Change™

This FREE 4- week program helps you understand why you eat the way you do.  It is led by health care professionals certified in the program, and is offered at various locations throughout the region. To register, click here.

New Vision FHT

421 Greenbrook Dr

Kitchener, ON

2:00pm- 3:30pm

27

Getting the Most From Your Healthcare Appointment

This program helps you learn how to ask the right questions of your doctor or health care provider so you understand and feel confident in taking an active role in your own healthcare. To register click here

Woolwich CHC

10 Parkside Dr

St. Jacobs, ON

10:00am- 11:00am

Sept 28-

Nov 2

Fridays

Take Charge Chronic Disease

This FREE 6 week workshop is for people living with any type of ongoing health condition.  It is led by certified Peer Leaders in a community setting. To register, click here

Kingsdale Community Centre

80 Wilson Ave

Kitchener, ON

1:00pm- 3:30pm

October 2018

Oct 12-

Nov 16

Fridays

Take Charge Chronic Pain

This FREE 6 week workshop is for people struggling with chronic pain.  It is led by certified Peer Leaders in a community setting. To register, click here

Centre for Family Medicine

25 Joseph St

Kitchener, ON

9:30am- 12:00pm

Oct 16-

Nov 20

Tuesdays

Take Charge Chronic Pain

This FREE 6 week workshop is for people struggling with chronic pain.  It is led by certified Peer Leaders in a community setting. To register, click here

Two Rivers FHT

350 Conestoga Blvd

Unit B15

Cambridge, ON

1:30pm- 3:30pm

Oct 16-

Nov 13

Tuesdays

Dial It Down- Relaxation and Stress Management 

This 5- week program will help you practice and develop strong skills in releasing body tension and calming and focusing the mind. To register, click here

Woolwich CHC

10 Parkside Dr

St. Jacobs, ON

7:30pm- 8:30pm

Oct 18-

Nov 22

Thursdays

Take Charge Chronic Disease

This FREE 6 week workshop is for people living with any type of ongoing health condition.  It is led by certified Peer Leaders in a community setting. To register, click here

Heidelberg Community Centre

2915 Lobsinger Line

St. Clements, ON

N0B 2M0

9:30am- 12:00pm

November 2018

Nov 5-

Dec 3

Mondays

Better Sleep

This program will help you learn strategies to relax your mind and body, to decrease insomnia, and to fall asleep or back to sleep easier. To register, click here.

New Vision FHT

421 Greenbrook Dr

Kitchener, ON

10:00am- 11:00am

Nov 5- 

Nov 26

Mondays

Better Sleep

This program will help you learn strategies to relax your mind and body, to decrease insomnia, and to fall asleep or back to sleep easier. To register, click here.

Woolwich CHC

10 Parkside Dr

St. Jacobs, ON

3:30pm- 4:30pm

13

Getting the Most From Your Healthcare Appointment

 This program helps you learn how to ask the right questions of your doctor or health care provider so you understand and feel confident in taking an active role in your own healthcare. To register, click here

Stanley Park Community Centre

505 Franklin St N

Kitchener, ON

3:00pm- 4:00pm

December 2018
January 2019
February 2019

Feb 21-

Mar 21

Thursdays

Craving Change™

This FREE 4- week program helps you understand why you eat the way you do.  It is led by health care professionals certified in the program, and is offered at various locations throughout the region. To register, click here.

Heidelberg Community Centre

2915 Lobsinger Line

St. Clements, ON

N0B 2M0

6:00pm- 8:00pm

March 2019
April 2019
May 2019

May 8-

June 12

Wednesdays

Take Charge Chronic Pain

This FREE 6 week workshop is for people struggling with chronic pain.  It is led by certified Peer Leaders in a community setting. To register, click here

Heidelberg Community Centre

2915 Lobsinger Line

St. Clements, ON

N0B 2M0

1:00pm- 3:30pm

 

 
 
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