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

  January 2018  

Jan 12-

Feb 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.

Two Rivers FHT

350 Conestoga Blvd

Cambridge, ON

1:00pm- 3:30pm

Jan 22-

Feb 26

Mondays

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.

YMCA-YWCA of Guelph

130 Woodland Glen Dr

Guelph, ON

6:00pm-8:30pm

Jan 23-

Feb 27

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.

New Vision FHT

421 Greenbrook Dr

Kitchener, ON

3:00pm- 5:30pm

  February 2018  

Feb 7-

Feb 28

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

4:00pm- 5:30pm

Feb 21-

Mar 21

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.

Nurse Practitioner Led Clinic

123 Pioneer Dr, Unit 106

Kitchener, ON

10:00am- 12:00pm

  March 2018  

Mar 1-

April 5

Take Charge!

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

Upper Grand FHT

753 Tower St S

Fergus, ON

1:30pm- 4:00pm

Mar 20-

April 24

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

20 Shelldale Cres

Guelph, ON

9:30am- 12:00pm

Mar 20-

April 10

Tuesdays

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.

Wilmot Recreation Centre

1291 Nafziger Rd

Baden, ON

6:00pm- 8:30pm

Mar 21-

April 25

Take Charge!

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

A.R Kaufman YMCA

333 Carwood Ave

Kitchener, ON

1:00pm- 3:30pm

Mar 21-

April 25

Take Charge!

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

East Wellington FHT

6 Thompson Cres, Unit 1

Erin, ON

5:30pm- 8:00pm

  April 2018  
7

Dr. Pandey's Annual Healthy Heart Day 2018

Dr. Pandey invites you to join the 14th Annual Healthy Heart Day on April 7. Register for this FREE event healthyheartday@rogers.com or 519-621-3511

St. Benedics High School

50 Saginaw Parkway

Cambridge, ON

7:30am- 1:00pm

April 9-

April 30

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

4:00pm- 5:30pm

April 12-

May 17

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

Woolwich CHC

10 Parkside Dr

St.Jacobs, ON

1:30pm - 4:00pm

April 12-

May 10

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.

YMCA-YWCA of Guelph

130 Woodland Glen Dr

Guelph, ON

6:00pm-8:30pm

April 19-

May 24

Thursdays

Take Charge!

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

Guelph CHC

176 Wyndham St. N

Guelph, ON

2:30pm- 5:00pm

April 20-

May 25

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

May 2018

May 24-

June 21

Dial it Down- Relaxation and Stress Management

During this free, 5 week program you will practce and develop strong skills in releasing body tension, calming and focusing the mind. To register, click here.

A.R Kaufman YMCA

333 Carwood Ave

Kitchener, ON

10:30am- 11:30am

May 29-

June 26

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.

Stork Family YMCA

500 Fischer-Hallman Rd N

Waterloo, ON

1:00pm- 3:00pm