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Thursday February 1st 2018
Projects with a Purpose Time 10:00 AM Location Clubhouse Can’t seem to get those creative juices flowing? Stumped on what to sew next? Join fellow Members and volunteers as they work together on projects that benefit numerous people within our cancer support community and beyond. All levels of experience are welcome. Info & Registration
Coffee Talk Time 1:00 PM Location Clubhouse Plan to join us every Thursday afternoon for this Gilda’s Club tradition! Coffee, tea, treats, great company and conversation to enjoy the rest your day. All are welcome! Info & Registration
NEW! Mindful Slow Flow Time 1:15 PM Location Clubhouse A flowing practice where body moves with breath at a slow and mindful pace. You will be guided through a series of standing, balance and floor postures that will create a greater sense of the body mind connection. All postures can be modified and practiced in a chair if needed. Info & Registration
Facebook for Intermediates Time 6:00 PM Location Clubhouse Back by popular demand and in follow up to the introductory workshop held in November, this workshop will provide a more in-depth look at Facebook and its features. This workshop is ideal for those with some basic knowledge of Facebook. Laptops and tablets are welcome. Info & Registration
Teen Scene- Iron set to colour! *CANCELLED* Time 6:00 PM Location Clubhouse Please be aware that this activity is CANCELLED. On-line Registration is not currently active for this event. Info & Registration
Family and Friends with a Chronic Cancer Diagnosis Time 6:30 PM Location Clubhouse For any Member who is supporting a family member or friend with a chronic cancer diagnosis for the duration of their life. This group will give you the opportunity to connect with other Members who are experiencing the same reality. To join one of our support groups, please contact Program staff at (705)726-5199. On-line Registration is not currently active for this event. Info & Registration
Living with a Chronic Cancer Diagnosis Time 6:30 PM Location Clubhouse For any Member who will continue to live with a chronic cancer diagnosis for the duration of their life. This group will give you the opportunity to connect with other Members who are experiencing the same reality. To join one of our support groups, please contact Program staff at (705)726-5199. On-line Registration is not currently active for this event. Info & Registration
Monday February 5th 2018
NEW! Yoga for Beginners Time 11:00 AM Location Clubhouse New to yoga? Looking to give it a try? Please join Kim as she teaches gentle yoga for beginners. Info & Registration
Circle of Life Support Group Time 11:30 AM Location Clubhouse A bi-weekly support group for Members with cancer to share about end of life issues. Note: To register, please call the Clubhouse 705-726-5199 and speak with one of the Program Staff. On-line Registration is not currently active for this event. Info & Registration
Family and Friends Support Group Time 1:00 PM Location Clubhouse This weekly support group is for adult family and friends to share feelings, thoughts & experiences about supporting someone living with cancer. Note: To register, please call the Clubhouse 705-726-5199 and speak with one of the Program Staff. On-line Registration is not currently active for this event. Info & Registration
Breast Cancer Networking Group Time 6:00 PM Location Clubhouse A monthly networking group for those living with a Breast Cancer diagnosis. This group is an opportunity to share information & experiences with others. Note: To register, please call the Clubhouse 705-726-5199 and speak with one of the Program Staff. On-line Registration is not currently active for this event. Info & Registration
Tuesday February 6th 2018
Knitting and Crocheting Time 10:00 AM Location Clubhouse Do you enjoy crocheting or knitting? All are welcome to our weekly Knitting and Crocheting Group! Be you beginner or expert, all are invited for a lovely morning of spinning a yarn on your needle or in conversation with others. Supplies provided or bring your own. Be sure to sign-up so that we know you are coming! Info & Registration
QiGong Time 11:00 AM Location Clubhouse Join Brenda as she teaches us the practice of QiGong. QiGong is a form of gentle exercise movements that are repeated multiple times, often stretching the body and building awareness of how the body moves. No previous experience necessary, everyone is welcome. Info & Registration
Sewing and Quilting Time 12:30 PM Location Clubhouse Do you have sewing or quilting projects on the go or are you interested in giving it a try? Join us for a relaxed afternoon of conversation, sewing and quilting. Supplies available or bring your own. Info & Registration
Wednesday February 7th 2018
The Clubhouse Bake Time 10:00 AM Location Clubhouse Members and volunteers of Gilda’s Club gather to marvel over favourite recipes and to share in baking treats together for all to enjoy in our Clubhouse community. Info & Registration
Facing Forward: Life After Cancer Treatments – Sexual Health and Intimacy Time 1:00 PM Location Clubhouse Join us for this monthly group as we explore a variety of topics and coping mechanisms related to living life beyond cancer treatments. COMING IN 2018 we will also be piloting once a month, an EVENING Group. On-line Registration is not currently active for this event. Info & Registration
Mindfulness, Meditation & Movement Series Time 1:00 PM Location Clubhouse Mindfulness, Meditation & Movement: This 6 week series is designed to allow Members to reconnect with their curious, playful selves, to nurture their being and to have some fun. Daily concerns, worries and stresses fall away as we free up our bodies, minds and spirits with relaxing and natural movements, mindfulness exercises, guided sitting meditation and walking meditation. No experience in meditation or movement is necessary to fully enjoy these classes. Comfortable, loose fitting clothing is recommended. Everyone is welcome! SPACE IS LIMITED. **Please be aware this series runs weekly from January 10th to February 14th** On-line Registration is not currently active for this event. Info & Registration
Thursday February 8th 2018
Coffee Talk Time 1:00 PM Location Clubhouse Plan to join us every Thursday afternoon for this Gilda’s Club tradition! Coffee, tea, treats, great company and conversation to enjoy the rest your day. All are welcome! Info & Registration
Living with Loss Support Group *CANCELLED* Time 6:00 PM Location Clubhouse Please be aware the Living with Loss Group for this evening has been cancelled. On-line Registration is not currently active for this event. Info & Registration
Strategies for Improving Your Sleep *RESCHEDULED* Time 6:00 PM Location Clubhouse Please be aware this activity has been rescheduled to Tuesday, February 13th from 6:00pm-8:00pm On-line Registration is not currently active for this event. Info & Registration
New Member Meeting Time 6:30 PM Location Clubhouse Interested in learning more about Gilda’s Club, how to become a Member and having a tour of the Clubhouse? Please join us for a New Member Meeting open to all adults living with cancer along with their family and friends. To sign up for a New Member Meeting please contact Program Staff at (705) 726-5199. On-line Registration is not currently active for this event. Info & Registration
Friday February 9th 2018
Health Delights of the Mediterranean Diet: Anti-inflammation Time 10:30 AM Location Clubhouse There are a lot of buzz words and diets in the field of nutrition, however, the Mediterranean diet is one diet you should be familiar with! The Mediterranean diet is one of the healthiest and well researched diets around the world. Join Registered Dietitians, Lisa Ciotoli and Eve Laws, as we learn about the Mediterranean diet, its health benefits, and the latest research about key nutrients in this diet such as Omega 3 and anti-inflammation foods . Info & Registration
Monday February 12th 2018
Family and Friends Support Group Time 1:00 PM Location Clubhouse This weekly support group is for adult family and friends to share feelings, thoughts & experiences about supporting someone living with cancer. Note: To register, please call the Clubhouse 705-726-5199 and speak with one of the Program Staff. On-line Registration is not currently active for this event. Info & Registration
New Member Meeting Time 1:00 PM Location Clubhouse Interested in learning more about Gilda’s Club, how to become a Member and having a tour of the Clubhouse? Please join us for a New Member Meeting open to all adults living with cancer along with their family and friends. To sign up for a New Member Meeting please contact Program Staff at (705) 726-5199. On-line Registration is not currently active for this event. Info & Registration
Tuesday February 13th 2018
Knitting and Crocheting Time 10:00 AM Location Clubhouse Do you enjoy crocheting or knitting? All are welcome to our weekly Knitting and Crocheting Group! Be you beginner or expert, all are invited for a lovely morning of spinning a yarn on your needle or in conversation with others. Supplies provided or bring your own. Be sure to sign-up so that we know you are coming! Info & Registration
QiGong Time 11:00 AM Location Clubhouse Join Brenda as she teaches us the practice of QiGong. QiGong is a form of gentle exercise movements that are repeated multiple times, often stretching the body and building awareness of how the body moves. No previous experience necessary, everyone is welcome. Info & Registration
Sewing and Quilting Time 12:30 PM Location Clubhouse Do you have sewing or quilting projects on the go or are you interested in giving it a try? Join us for a relaxed afternoon of conversation, sewing and quilting. Supplies available or bring your own. Info & Registration
Encaustic Painting Time 1:00 PM Location Clubhouse Join Patty for some Encaustic painting, also known as hot wax painting, which involves using heated coloured wax to create some beautiful and one-of-a-kind pieces. On-line Registration is not currently active for this event. Info & Registration
Guys Night In Time 6:00 PM Location Clubhouse Come and relish in an evening of great conversation and entertainment with the 18yrs+ “MEN”bers here at the Clubhouse. Info & Registration
Strategies for Improving Your Sleep Time 6:00 PM Location Clubhouse Join Clinical Nutritionist Trish Allan and discover the principles and practices of getting a good night’s sleep. This class will explain why sleep is so critical to good health, the concept of sleep debt and the role of your circadian rhythm in sleep patterns. The relationship between gut health and sleep will be explored, as well as the role of nutrition and exercise in sleep. Several strategies for improving sleep will be provided including sleep hygiene practices, the use of light and sleep cycles, food sources of minerals and vitamins for optimizing sleep, safe supplements to consider for improving sleep and the use of the latest technology in providing sleep hacks in our modern world. Info & Registration
Wednesday February 14th 2018
The Clubhouse Bake Time 10:00 AM Location Clubhouse Members and volunteers of Gilda’s Club gather to marvel over favourite recipes and to share in baking treats together for all to enjoy in our Clubhouse community. Info & Registration
Mindfulness, Meditation & Movement Series Time 1:00 PM Location Clubhouse Mindfulness, Meditation & Movement: This 6 week series is designed to allow Members to reconnect with their curious, playful selves, to nurture their being and to have some fun. Daily concerns, worries and stresses fall away as we free up our bodies, minds and spirits with relaxing and natural movements, mindfulness exercises, guided sitting meditation and walking meditation. No experience in meditation or movement is necessary to fully enjoy these classes. Comfortable, loose fitting clothing is recommended. Everyone is welcome! SPACE IS LIMITED. **Please be aware this series runs weekly from January 10th to February 14th** On-line Registration is not currently active for this event. Info & Registration
Thursday February 15th 2018
Blood Cancer Networking Group Time 11:00 AM Location Clubhouse Join us for this monthly networking group for those living with a Blood Cancer diagnosis. This group is an opportunity to share information & experiences with others. Note: To register, please call the Clubhouse 705-726-5199 and speak with one of the Program Staff. On-line Registration is not currently active for this event. Info & Registration
Coffee Talk Time 1:00 PM Location Clubhouse Plan to join us every Thursday afternoon for this Gilda’s Club tradition! Coffee, tea, treats, great company and conversation to enjoy the rest your day. All are welcome! Info & Registration
NEW! Mindful Slow Flow Time 1:15 PM Location Clubhouse A flowing practice where body moves with breath at a slow and mindful pace. You will be guided through a series of standing, balance and floor postures that will create a greater sense of the body mind connection. All postures can be modified and practiced in a chair if needed. Info & Registration
Tuesday February 20th 2018
Knitting and Crocheting Time 10:00 AM Location Clubhouse Do you enjoy crocheting or knitting? All are welcome to our weekly Knitting and Crocheting Group! Be you beginner or expert, all are invited for a lovely morning of spinning a yarn on your needle or in conversation with others. Supplies provided or bring your own. Be sure to sign-up so that we know you are coming! Info & Registration
QiGong Time 11:00 AM Location Clubhouse Join Brenda as she teaches us the practice of QiGong. QiGong is a form of gentle exercise movements that are repeated multiple times, often stretching the body and building awareness of how the body moves. No previous experience necessary, everyone is welcome. Info & Registration
Sewing and Quilting Time 12:30 PM Location Clubhouse Do you have sewing or quilting projects on the go or are you interested in giving it a try? Join us for a relaxed afternoon of conversation, sewing and quilting. Supplies available or bring your own. Info & Registration
Wednesday February 21st 2018
The Clubhouse Bake Time 10:00 AM Location Clubhouse Members and volunteers of Gilda’s Club gather to marvel over favourite recipes and to share in baking treats together for all to enjoy in our Clubhouse community. Info & Registration
New Member Meeting Time 11:00 AM Location Clubhouse Interested in learning more about Gilda’s Club, how to become a Member and having a tour of the Clubhouse? Please join us for a New Member Meeting open to all adults living with cancer along with their family and friends. To sign up for a New Member Meeting please contact Program Staff at (705) 726-5199. On-line Registration is not currently active for this event. Info & Registration
Breast Cancer Networking Group Time 1:00 PM A monthly networking group for those living with a Breast Cancer diagnosis. This group is an opportunity to share information & experiences with others. Note: To register, please call the Clubhouse 705-726-5199 and speak with one of the Program Staff. On-line Registration is not currently active for this event. Info & Registration
Thursday February 22nd 2018
Coffee Talk Time 1:00 PM Location Clubhouse Plan to join us every Thursday afternoon for this Gilda’s Club tradition! Coffee, tea, treats, great company and conversation to enjoy the rest your day. All are welcome! Info & Registration
NEW! Mindful Slow Flow Time 1:15 PM Location Clubhouse A flowing practice where body moves with breath at a slow and mindful pace. You will be guided through a series of standing, balance and floor postures that will create a greater sense of the body mind connection. All postures can be modified and practiced in a chair if needed. Info & Registration
Living with Loss Support Group Time 6:00 PM Location Clubhouse A bi-weekly support groups for Members who have had a friend or family member die of cancer. Note: To register, please call the Clubhouse 705-726-5199 and speak with one of the Program Staff. On-line Registration is not currently active for this event. Info & Registration
What Colour is Your Heart Today? Time 6:00 PM Location Clubhouse Have fun exploring your ever changing feelings and discover how colour is connected to mood and emotion. Unleash your ability to express yourself with your choice of colours in a whimsical abstract painting. On-line Registration is not currently active for this event. Info & Registration
Monday February 26th 2018
Family and Friends Support Group Time 1:00 PM Location Clubhouse This weekly support group is for adult family and friends to share feelings, thoughts & experiences about supporting someone living with cancer. Note: To register, please call the Clubhouse 705-726-5199 and speak with one of the Program Staff. On-line Registration is not currently active for this event. Info & Registration
Facing Forward: Life After Cancer Treatments – Sexual Health and Intimacy Time 6:00 PM Location Clubhouse Join us for this monthly group as we explore a variety of topics and coping mechanisms related to living life beyond cancer treatments. COMING IN 2018 we will also be piloting once a month, an EVENING Group. On-line Registration is not currently active for this event. Info & Registration
Tuesday February 27th 2018
Knitting and Crocheting Time 10:00 AM Location Clubhouse Do you enjoy crocheting or knitting? All are welcome to our weekly Knitting and Crocheting Group! Be you beginner or expert, all are invited for a lovely morning of spinning a yarn on your needle or in conversation with others. Supplies provided or bring your own. Be sure to sign-up so that we know you are coming! Info & Registration
QiGong Time 11:00 AM Location Clubhouse Join Brenda as she teaches us the practice of QiGong. QiGong is a form of gentle exercise movements that are repeated multiple times, often stretching the body and building awareness of how the body moves. No previous experience necessary, everyone is welcome. Info & Registration
Sewing and Quilting: Log Cabin Shaped Heart Potholder Time 12:30 PM Location Clubhouse Join us weekly with fellow Members and volunteers as we create projects. No experience necessary! Not sure what you want to work on? Feel free to join us on the last Tuesday of every month to learn a new project. Check out the schedule below and sign up! Limited spots available! Info & Registration
Wednesday February 28th 2018
The Clubhouse Bake Time 10:00 AM Location Clubhouse Members and volunteers of Gilda’s Club gather to marvel over favourite recipes and to share in baking treats together for all to enjoy in our Clubhouse community. Info & Registration
NoogieNight – Reservation for YOU! Time 6:00 PM Location Clubhouse We are pleased to offer dinner and a movie just for the kids while Table for Two ~ Date Nite at Gilda’s Club is being held for the adults. Enjoy a tasty dinner, movie and activities with all your Gilda’s Club friends! On-line Registration is not currently active for this event. Info & Registration
Table for Two ~ Date Night at Gilda’s Club Time 6:00 PM Location Clubhouse This is for all couples to come and enjoy a home cooked meal served restaurant style accompanied by some soothing music. Not in a couple? No problem, bring someone special to you! The little ones are welcome. We will keep them entertained while they enjoy their own tasty dinner allowing you to focus on a much needed night of “we” time! Who knows, there may even be a surprise or two in store. NoogieNight activity and food for kids offered at the same time On-line Registration is not currently active for this event. Info & Registration