Sept. 13, 2023 INVASIVE PLANTS IN OUR AREA - WHY BE CAREFUL? Not all the plants in our gardens and the countryside are pollinator friendly or benign. Can you identify Giant Hogweed or Wild Parsnip? Iola Price, retired biologist and former President of the Ontario Invasive Plant Council will speak on why and what to avoid and how to garden and walk about safely. Barrhaven Garden Club, 76 Larkin Dr., 7:30 p.m. Guests $5.00, Info: barrhavengardenclub.ca IN PERSON PRESENTATION
Seasonal Bus Trip In October:
Akwesasne Mohawk Casino & Bingo Palace
Cost: $85: includes Transportation; Bonus Package, and All taxes
The casino features 1600 of the newest slots, 20 table games, four food venues and a poker room A Bonus Package
($20. Slot Play/240 meal value credits) will be added to your player’s card. (Bonus amount subject to change).
This tour is restricted to persons 21 years and older. A valid passport is required.
If you are interested, please contact me by August 10th at firstname.lastname@example.org
For this trip to proceed, we need at least 10 Members to indicate that they would be interested in the October 26th trip. Once that has been confirmed, I would then contact Ottawa Valley Tours to confirm a pick up at Walter Baker Sports Centre in Barrhaven - then will contact you about confirming your participation along with payment and other details.
July 28, 2023
Good afternoon, Members.
At the top of this page, click "Newsletters" and/or "Calendars" for our latest updates.
The revised draft of the August calendar of events is posted at the top under Calendars.
V!VA Barrhaven is hosting a Corn Roast Barn Party on Tuesday, August 22nd - $10 per person. To register, go to Corn Roast Barn Party | VIVA Retirement Communities (vivalife.ca)
Our "Large Group Meal" is at Boston Pizza on Wednesday, August 23rd - 11:30 AM. As this is a large facility they are able to handle our group all at the same time. A reminder will be sent out two weeks in advance. Please confirm your attendance indicating which Sitting to email@example.com .
There are many new activities planned for our 2023/2024 year. Pandora is starting a monthly Birthday Club. The first session is on Tuesday, October 3rd - 10 AM. Watch for a notice in the next few weeks as to how to take part in these fun filled events.
A first draft of the "Fall 2023 Newsletter" will be sent out @ August 24th, with a finalized version about mid-September as more events become known.
Hope everyone enjoys the last full month of summer.
October 7, 2022
Announcement at the House of Commons by MP Chandra Arya confirming the new "Barrhaven Seniors' Center" as part of the Barrhaven Downtown project:
Join older adults and seniors with similar interests from the community. These could be interests and skills from your work environment, or maybe a unique hobby.
Over 600 older adults 55+ in and around Barrhaven have joined our group list and we continue to expand.
It's sometimes difficult to find others in the community with similar interests. Expand you network of friends by taking part in som
Our volunteers offer a wide variety of: Programs; Social Activities; Outings and Special Events - plus provide links to other services available in the community.
Group activities are designed to provide a welcoming atmosphere - . in a relaxed setting.
Want to see new sights? Join us on one of our full day bus tours out of the city. We use highway coaches with a professional tour guide and driver.
Like to explore different part of the city? Join the seasonal "Out and About" group as they take one of the free for seniors OCTranspo routes. There is lots to see and do in our city.
As a CRA Registered Charity - #72092 5924 RR0001 - any older adult or senior can join our group. Annual "activity fees" may apply.
There is no fee required to be able to join this group. Everyone is welcome to participate.
Tax Receipts are issued for all Donations. For ease of budgeting, donations can be made in lump sum or by monthly giving. We appreciate any and all donations.
Financial support from the community as a whole is needed so that our volunteers can offer a wide variety of programs and services to older adults and seniors from Barrhaven and surrounding areas.
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