March Birthdays   

Sylvia Coté                            3rd          Donna Code                        4th

Rosie Badura                     11th          Lynda Moffat                   11th

Colleen Keith                     17th          Nancy Lalonde                 18th

Doreen Pirlot                     19th         Jean Waples                      19th.

Madeline VanBrabant     20th          Frank Schoenberber       22nd

Robert Schoenberger     24th          John Redburn                   25th

Betty Zaharichuk              26th          Doris Morin                        27th

Maureen Sinclair               28th          Carol Kaup                         28th

Lorraine Hamilton            29th          Maggie Colebeck             30th

David MacDonald             30th


 UPCOMING EVENTS IN MORINVILLE & AREA:

 

1. VARSCONA THEATRE – 10329 – 83 Ave., Edmonton

     SPECIAL SENIORS SUBSCRIPTION RATE.  ALL FOUR SHOWS FOR ONLY $80

     Regular price $144 you save $80

    Talk back with the actors after the show.  Tea and coffee provided by ATB Financial

    A.  HAS TAKEN PLACE

    B.  HAS TAKEN PLACE

   C.  HEISENBERG              12:30 pm, March 18, 2020

   An electric encounter turns into life-changing experience

   D.  THE WRONG PEOPLE HAVE MONEY 12:30 pm, May 6, 2020

   The funniest play ever written about moving Greenland

   Where to purchase tickets:

   www.shadowtheatre.org (use promo code SENMAT) or Call us at 80-434-5564

 

2.  COW PATCH

     Lacombe Golf & Country Club

     Professional comedy dinner theatre - NORM FOSTER'S LUNEBURG

     Please check the bulletin board next to the coffee machine. New posters on the bulletin board             with all Upcoming Dates.


3.    IMAX - Telus World of Science, Edmonton

       A.  GREAT BEAR RAINFOREST (Land of the Spirit Bear)

       Website:  towse.ca  or call 780 451 3344 to book your group

       B.   BACKYARD WILDERNESS (Senior Silver Screen Special)

       Pick one (1) IMAX Film + 1 Hot Beverage + 1 Cookie for $13.95 + GST

       Website:  towse.ca  or call 780 451 3344 to book your group


4.    Aquatic Exercises - Fountain Park Recreation Centre

       Wednesdays - March 2020

       March 11,  March 25

       Pick Up Locations

       Lion's Manor                       9:45 am

       Heritage Place                   9:50 am

       MCCC                                  10:00 am

       Rendezvous Centre .     10:10 am

       Transportation $8.00 per person

       Fountain Park Daily Admission $5.75 / Senior (60+)

 

5.  LUNCH AND LEARN WORKSHOPS

      Workshops are held at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre, 9502-100 Ave. Lunch

      will be provided.  For more information, contact Community Services at 780-939-7839 or

      Primary Care Network at 780-921-2137

     Register online at wwww.morinville.ca


    OSTEOARTHRITIS – March 13 from a.m. to noon

    Have you been told you have Osteoarthritis?

    Learn more about symptoms, progression, pain management and tricks for staying

    active. Arthritis does no have to slow you down: you can be the healthiest version of

   you with the right information.


   MEDITERRANEAN DIET – April 3 from 10 a.m. to Noon

   Learn the basics of the Mediterranean Diet and lifestyle pattern as well as the many

   well-known health benefits such as reduced cardiovascular risk, improved blood sugar

   control, and positive impacts on mental health.  You will also learn new ways to incorporate   

   Mediterranean inspired foods, and recipes into everyday cooking’s!

 

6.       VICTORIA SCHOOL OF THE ARTS:

     Peter & the Starcatcher . -   Friday, March 13

     The Tony award winning origin story of Peter Pan and his arch-nemesis Captain Hook.  The show           features cowardly orphans, bumbling sailors, nameless boy and one remarkable ambitious girl               exploring the bonds of friendship, duty and love ass they travel the depths of greed and despair.

     COST:             $30/person  – includes show tickets, transportation and GST.

                                    - Limit of 16 participants

    Where:           10210 – 108 Avenue NW, Edmonton

    Time:             Bus departs MCCC at 4:30 p.m.

                        Showtime at 7 p.m.

    Contact:  Community Services at 780.939.7839 for more information contact www. morinville.ca

 

7.  COMING SOON   -    TAX PREPATATION PROGRAM

                                    Dates and Times to be determined

                                    Morinville Community Cultural Centre

                                    9502-100 Avenue


8.     French Heritage Festival    -   March 6th

        Tickets available at MCCC


CULTURAL CENTRE COMMUNITY EVENTS


FOR ALL MCCC EXCURSIONS:

REGISTERING FOR PROGRAMS COORDINATED BY THE TOWN OF MORINVILLE

To participate in these programs, you are required to register by calling Community Services at 780-939-7839, or you can register online  at www.morinville.ca

Complete the registration process, online or by phone, you must have an account.

Registration can also be completed in person at Morinville Cultural Centre.


1.        COMMUNITY SHOPPING TRIPS 2019-2020     

      ••  For more information or to book your spot, contact Community Services at

      780-939-7839 or visit us online at www.morinville.ca.  1st Wednesday of each month

COST              Adults (18+yrs) $8:00/per person

                        Children (2+yrs) $6.00/per person

March 4, 2020                 Londonderry Mall

April 1, 2020                    St. Albert Centre / St. Albert Wal-Mart

May 6, 2020                     St. Albert Centre / St. Albert Wal-Mart

June 3, 2020                    St. Albert Centre / St. Albert Wal-Mart

July 8, 2020                      St. Albert Centre / St. Albert Wal-Mart

August 16, 2020              St. Albert Centre / St. Albert Wal-Mart


Pick Up Locations                 Pick Up Times          Cost                Return Times

Lions’ Manor                          9:30 a.m.                     $8.00               Bus will leave the

Heritage House                     9:35 a.m.                     $8.00               shopping centre

Aspen House                          9:40 a.m.                    $8.00               location

MCCC                                        9:45 a.m.                    $8.00               at 1:30 p.m.


2.   STARLIGHT CASINO (WEST EDMONTON MALL)

       Monday April 6, 2020 at 9:30 am        9:00 am to 3:00 pm

       Mother Nature cancelled our outing in January so let's try again

       Enjoy the day with friends at the Casino, or take in some shopping,

       perhaps you would just enjoy a day to stroll and visit some of the

       many attractions at tWest Edmonton Mall

       Cost $8:00 / person includes GST, limited to 22 participants

       Pick up at MCCC at 9:30 am

       Return to MCCC at 3:00 pm

       Contact Community Services at 780 -939 7839 for more information

       or online at www.morinville.ca


3.   LIVE AT THE MCCC:    DANNY HOOPER,  FRIDAY APRIL 17th

      Final main stage performance of the 2019-2020 season.  This

      performance will feature a unique chance to hear Danny

      accompanied by two other musicians in an intimate performance.

     Tickets:             Adult $38.00,     Senior $32.00

     Available at www.ticketroom or by phone at 1 888 655 9090 or in person at the

     MCCC Box office


4.   IKEA AT THE SOUTH EDMONTON COMMONS - WEDNESDAY, MAY 14

       Did you know there is really a National Meatball Day? Yes - March 9th.

       ---  That's a fact.  But any day is a great da to celebrate meatballs.

       Especially if you are taking a trip to IKEA.  Enjoy the day shopping at

        IKEA or the many stores in the South Common Area.

       Cost:   $8.00/person - includes GST.  Limit of 22 participants

       Pick up:         MCCC      9:00 am

       Return:          MCCC     3:00 pm

       Contact:        Community Services at 780 939 7839 for more information or

                                Online at www.morinville.ca


AREA EVENTS

St Albert Theatre is preforming the three following productions during the upcoming year.  The club will be selecting and organizing at least one performance to attend. You are welcome to make your own arrangements to attend one or all three.

1.    St Albert Dinner Theatre Upcoming Performances

A .   1, 2, 3, and Flush

        April 16-May 2, 2020

        Produced by special arrangement with Stageplays.com
       This is a delightful comedy about the dilemmas of a pair of criminals
       who plan to rob the local jewellery store, after having failed miserably during a bank

       robbery attempt. ​  But just when they think things are going well, along comes the

      Waterston United Church Choir to throw a wrench into the works!


2.   Morinville Legion  #176

       Annual Senior Appreciation "Spring Fling" Luncheon, Monday, April 27.

       For more information, contact the Morinville Legion at 780 939 4464


COMING UP

JUNE

1.   Seniors week celebration  -  June 1 to 7

      Mark this week on your calendar and watch for further

      announcements of this year's Senior week event

2.   World Elder Abuse Awareness Day  -  Monday, June 15

       Abuse is not just physical.  Abuse is about power and control in a

       relationship of trust, where one has the power and the other is being

       abused by the power.  For example abuse may be financial,

       emotional, physical, neglect, sexual, or an abuse of medication.

       Please stop by the MCCC and browse the display  -  Free information

       and handouts.

       FCSS staff available for any questions to help you if needed or contact

       Community Services at 780 939 7839

3.    June is Parks and Recreation Month

       Morinville Rocks will once again be ready to enjoy.  Let's get active!

       Explore our Parks and Trails.  Locate all athe rocks and complete the

      phrase.  Drop off your completed ballot for a chance at winning a

      wonderful prize.  Good luck to all  -  Morinville resident's rock!!

JULY

1.    Century Mile Races at EIA  -  Friday, July 17

        Whether you enjoy betting on horses or just watching as a spectator.

        You're sure to enjoy a night at the races.  Upon arrival, we get a tour

        of the barn.  On the track will be the Standard bred Horse Races.

        Supper is at the finish line restaurant, which offers not only great

        food but also a panoramic view of the track.  You can enjoy the races

       from the restaurant or feel free to watch from the stands.

       Race Time is:      7:00 pm

       Cost:     $10.00/ person  includes GST.  Limit of 22 Participants

       Pick up:     MCCC      4:00 pm

       Return:      MCCC     9:00 pm

       Contact:    Contact Community Services at 780 939 7839 for more

                            information or online at www.morinville.ca

AUGUST

1.    BARR ESTATE WINERY  (Located East of  Sherwood Park) - Friday, August 14

        Join us for this evening program - A private tour, a BBQ at the Barr Estate

        Winery.  This is a working farm - enjoy the working sheep and tours of the

        fruit farm.  Stroll through fields of raspberries, rhubarb and sour cherries

        along with history of the winery and wine making.  Tasting of 4 wines and

        a BBQ.  Onsite gift shop for a little shopping enjoyment.

        Cost:          $35.00 / person (includes GST), Tour, BBQ and Transportation

        Pick up :    MCCC       4:30 pm

        Return:     MCCC .      9:00 pm

        Contact:   Community Services at 780 939 7839 for more information or

        online at www.morinville.ca