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Easter is……A time filled with love and joyA time to share blessings and forgivenessA time of renewing hearts with faith and hopeA time for new beginning and new growthWe would like to wish you all a Happy and Blessed Easter.May your day be filled with all that it has to offer.May Nature’s beautiful bouquets of...
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Are you new to the area and looking for a way to make a difference in your adopted community? Are you a long-time resident looking for a way to give back to those who have been here for you? Have you ever considered being a board member as a way to do it? Board of...
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Are you looking to do something new and exciting? Do you feel you have talents that are going to waste? Has retirement boredom hit you or do you have the empty nester’s feeling, that you need to be doing something? https://giphy.com If you are looking for a change in your life that will help others...
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Spring is here and summer is not far behind. With March going out like a lion let us look forward to Amazing April Flowers. Speaking of April, registration for our April Fitness Activities has arrived, just in time to prepare our bodies for those up coming summer activities. With Dancing, Pickleball and Fit classes on...
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This is an excellent opportunity to freely explore and experience our Centre’s, classes, programs and activities without worrying about costs.
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That is right the rumours are true there are new and renewed programs rolling out quickly during the month of March and they are filling up fast. The Wallaceburg Adult Activity Centre a great place to go and get your grove on.
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“The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.” — Helen Keller (Senior’s Fair 2019) “There’s nothing stronger than the heart of a volunteer.“ James Doolittle This simple quote speaks volumes.  For over 45 years our members have always been the body of the Wallaceburg Adult...
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Did you know that the Centre is beaming with writers, and over the years they have published several books? #A_Great_Place_To_Go #WAACentre #Wallaceburg #Join_us #Making_History
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The final part of our series: Our Journey: Rising like a Phoenix #WallaceburgAAC #Join_us #continue_the_history You're Never Too Old To Have Fun.
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A Message from the Co-Presidents of the WAAC Photo by Brett Sayles on Pexels.com As 2021 comes to a close, we wanted to take this opportunity to wish each and every one of our members a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.  We hope that you are looking forward to spending the holidays with...
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This is a virtual tour around Mykonos Port in Greece. Home of the Windmill Hill and Little Venice, the food on this island is wonderful and the alleyways are traditional Greek island design with flowers and rock pathways all through Mykonos island. Mykonos is also known for its party scene and beaches. Come take a...
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Join Schellea for a 10 Minute beginner Low Impact HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) Workout for weight loss! This is a full body standing workout, suitable exercise for beginners and women over 50. Lose weight with this quick 10 minute high intensity, fat loss workout no equipment workout. It’s the perfect at-home, indoor workout! Video...
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This easy Overnight Oats Recipe is a healthy and delicious breakfast made with gluten-free rolled oats, chia seeds, milk, yogurt, and a touch of vanilla. Learn how to make overnight oats and enjoy topped with fresh fruit and crunchy mix-ins! Overnight oats are an alternative way of preparing oatmeal. Rather than cooking raw oats on the stovetop or microwave...
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With the Centre opening for more and more activities, it’s been a little while since I have had time to post on the website. But last week’s storm caused the Thames River to flood its banks, sweeping all kinds of debris downstream. Much of this was caught on the Fifth Street bridge supports in Chatham,...
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We have had a few items claimed from our Lost and Found table of items that were left at the Centre during the initial COVID shutdown, but there are still many things left. Please have a look to see if that long lost pair of runners or yoga mat have been here all along. Items...
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Today’s Wonders of Nature is a little bit different. Rather than show off some of the wonderful photographs of local nature, we thought we would share a video from Birds Canada about how to go about adding diversity to your garden. “We all have different preferences. Some people like rural cottages, and some prefer city-life....
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The WAAC is getting more activities up and running. I have added a calendar here for the activities that will be held in September at the Centre. Highlights include: Pepper:                Mondays 9:30-11:30am, Wednesdays 9:30-11:30am, every other Wednesday evening (Sept 8th & 22nd), Fridays 7:00-9:00pm Euchre:                Thursdays 1:30-3:30pm Karaoke:              Every Monday 6:30-9:00pm – starts Labour Day,...
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Now that Canada is getting more vaccinated and Ontario reopens, we are taking a look at what we want the WAAC to be going forward. We want the WAAC to be a safe place for you to gather with friends. We are looking at restarting a variety of our previous programs (pepper, euchre, bingo, trivia,...
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As I was getting the Centre in tip-top shape for our reopening a few weeks ago, I came across many personal items that had been left at the Centre. They appear to have been left here when everything shut down in March of last year at the start of the pandemic. The majority of these...
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Wuzzles? What are Wuzzles? I’m glad you asked. Wuzzles (also called Bamboozables) are word puzzles. They are a saying or phrase that is made up of a display of words, in an interesting way. The object is to try to figure out the well-known saying, person, place, or thing that each Wuzzle is meant to...
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In this video Alisa shares how she drafts and sews these easy wide leg short/culottes for summer. This shorts pattern is so versatile! Use it to make these to wear out OR make these to wear at home as PJ shorts! You can dress the pattern up or down depending on your fabric and pattern...
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Who doesn’t want toned arms? I know I need to work on mine! Follow Schellea Fowler through a 10 minute toned arms workout for women over 50. You don’t need any equipment. This exercise is suitable for beginners and seniors. Get rid of flabby arms and batwings forever! Try this easy to follow workout on...
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Good morning to our valued members! The Centre had reopened this past Monday for dining, pool playing, and using the fitness equipment. Now it’s time to get our exercise classed going! We started registration on Wednesday for those who had their April classes canceled due to the lockdown and we are now opening registration for...
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Good afternoon everyone! Now that the Centre is open again, Sue is resuming her Thursday Hot Lunch Special! This week she will be serving meatloaf, mashed potatoes, gravy, veggies and a dinner roll. The cost will be $9.95 plus tax. Call 519-359-6832 to book your table today!
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UPDATE!!!! We have not had enough participants register for the July sessions. Rather than cancel the classes, we will be pushing the classes back by 1 week to allow for an extension for registration. As such, the new registration deadline is now Friday, July 9th by 4pm. All classes will now be pushed back 1...
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AgeFriendly Chatham-Kent is now accepting nominations for the 2021 Chatham-Kent Senior Achievement Awards. The deadline for nomination forms is August 13th, with the 2021 Senior of the Year being announced at the October 4th Council Meeting. Nomination forms can be picked up at the WAAC.
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It’s time again for our Riddles and Brainteasers post for the month. Last month’s post really got your brain working out. Hopefully, today’s questions have you testing your mental agility again! As usual, we will post the 10 riddles below, then the answers, with a graphic separating the two, so hopefully you will notice if...
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NOTE: I just wanted to update all of our golfers out there to let them know that Wally Wackers starts THIS Thursday, May 27th, not next week as originally posted. I apologize for the error, which was caused by our email system incorrectly dating Jane McGill’s incoming email (and all other emails this morning 😬)....
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Our Tech Geek is back discussing ways to keep us safe online. If you have any questions, at the end of this article is information on how you can contact our Resident Geek. You just found out that your friends list all received a message with a link but you did not send it.  How...
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Wally Wackers Golf is back! Starting May 6 and running every Thursday until September 24th, join other seniors for a fun golf outing at Hidden Hills Golf and Country Club. Make sure you are there by 8:30am to register and be assigned to your team. Tee-off is at 9:00am. For more information, contact Jane McGill...
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Easter has been seen as a time of new life and renewal as the Earth shakes off the cold snow of winter and the flora and fauna begin to appear again. It is such a hopeful time of year, with the promise of great things to come. This past year has been challenging for everyone....
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Just a little while ago, Premier Doug Ford announced that Ontario has pulled the COVID-19 Emergency Brake and the province is once again going into shutdown. This newest shutdown is to last from Saturday, April 3rd until Friday, April 30th. What does this mean for you? The Centre will be closed until we are out...
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It’s that time again Trivia Thursday, our 47th edition. With the rich history Wallaceburg has and the so many places to see. Today’s trivia is all about Wallaceburg’s historical and wonderful sights. There is a twist this week instead of a story we have picture hints. Some answers are obvious while others might be harder...
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Our pool tables are hopping – so much so that we are looking at adding afternoon sessions to the calendar (see our previous post for more information on that)! It’s so great to see people enthusiastic about playing!  The WAAC just wanted to send out a friendly reminder about several of our pool table protocols....
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Due to the extreme popularity of our pool tables, we are looking at possibly opening an afternoon session to accommodate everyone! The afternoon session will run from 1:00 until 3:30. The cost would be $2 for the entire afternoon. This is where you come in. We need your help to determine if there is enough...
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For the next few segments Our Geek will be discussing way to keep us safe online, If you have any questions, at the end of this article is information on how you can contact our Resident Geek. Facebook Posts Audience Safety It is wise to check who can view your posts every time you post...
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Classes for our 4-week April Session are filling up quickly, but we do still have several openings in most classes. In fact, due to BOTH Pilates classes filling up almost right away, Dianne is offering a 2nd Pilates class on Wednesdays from 10:15 to 11:15 for those who couldn’t get into the other classes. Registration...
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Easter weekend is next weekend and Passover starts tomorrow. It is fitting that today’s virtual tour takes us to Jerusalem, the heart of the Abrahamic religions – Islam, Judaism, and Christianity. Each year, during Passover and Easter thousands of worshipers flock to Jerusalem’s holiest sites. Unfortunately, this year that won’t be possible so we’re bringing...
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It’s that time again Trivia Thursday, our 46th edition. It is Repeat Thursday. To test our memories and our knowledge we are posting a repeat of one of our past trivia segments. . Think you know the answers? Are you up to the challenge? As usual the trivia questions will be listed with a short...
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What a wonderful time of the year, Spring when the earth awakes from its slumber and the migrating birds return. It is during these times that hope and faith are renewed as beauty blooms and new growth begins. The sweet melody of birds fill the air as the spring flowers send forth a sweet smell...
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It’s that time again Trivia Thursday, our 45th edition. Today we are going to do a Throwback Thursday and Time Travel back to the 80’s. Think you know the answers? Are you up to the challenge? As usual the trivia questions will be listed with a short story below which has the answers hidden with...
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As we stated last time for the next few segments Our Geek will be discussing way to keep us safe online, If you have any questions, at the end of this article is information on how you can contact our Resident Geek. Social Media Safety In this day and age it seems like there is...
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It’s that time again Trivia Thursday, our 44th edition. It is always great to learn something new about Canada so this week’s trivia is all about Canada. Think you know the answers? Are you up to the challenge? As usual the trivia questions will be listed with a short story below which has the answers...
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March has come in like a lamb and spring is just around the corner. What a great time to watch the changes of the season come upon us. The migrating birds are filling the skies as they head towards their summer homes. The air is being warm by southern winds as the birds fill it...
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This salmon recipe is so incredibly easy and it’s bursting with flavor. Just coat a large salmon fillet with the Dijon mix and bake it for 18-20 minutes. You can easily make this recipe with 4-6 individual salmon fillets, rather than one large fillet. The end result is a healthy baked salmon recipe that’s super...
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It’s that time again Trivia Thursday, our 43rd edition. Can you believe it is March already? Well you know what that means this week’s trivia is all about March. Think you know the answers? Are you up to the challenge? As usual the trivia questions will be listed with a short story below which has...
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For the next few segments Our Geek will be discussing way to keep us safe online, from Phishing email to social Media. If you have any questions, at the end of this article is information on how you can contact our Resident Geek. In this day and age it seems like there is always a...
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We are so excited! The Reopen Planning Committee met Thursday afternoon and decided that we are going to resume exercise classes and pool, as well as open the fitness rooms again! Keep reading to see how we are working each program. POOL Sessions will run from 8:45am to 12 noon, Monday to Friday, at a...
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The last few weeks winter has decided to do its major visit. With snowstorms and ice jams our streets and waterways became a winter wonderland. One of our regular contributors of photos went out and captured the wonders and beauty of nature during this time Today, she shares her experiences with us. The beauty she...
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To continue our iCloud segment, today we will study how to manage your iCloud by reducing and deleting files, photos, messages etc. Last week we learned that almost everything gets backed up on the icloud, however we have control of what is saved on the iCloud.  This week we were asked, “How do I reduce...
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It’s that time again Trivia Thursday? For our 40th and Valentine edition the questions will all be base on love and Valentine Day. Think you know the answers? Are you up to the challenge? As usual the trivia questions will be listed with a short story below which has the answers hidden with in it....
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There are so many hidden Gems of nature in and around Wallaceburg. Some with in Walking distance of the centre other just a little bit of a drive. Today we share a video created by the Sydenham Field Naturalists portraying Paw Paw woods and the beauty that was found in them in January. In these...
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It’s that time again Trivia Thursday? For our first one in February and our 39th edition we have a hodgepodge of questions all about February. Think you know the answers? Are you up to the challenge? As usual the trivia questions will be listed with a short story below which has the answers hidden with...
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Last segment we talked about iclouds and how to find out what is being stored on your iCloud. Which you can read here ICloud. One thing about clouds is that they fill up quickly and sometime we end up with an error code that there is not enough space in our cloud for a newer...
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It’s the beginning of February, which means it’s less than 2 weeks until Valentine’s Day! Follow Julie’s tutorial on how to make 2 different styles of heart-shaped wreaths to help you decorate for the holiday of love using inexpensive items found at most dollar stores. Video via Julie’s Wreath Boutique If you try your hand...
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Aquariums are beautiful, peaceful places to visit – be it in person or virtually. That’s why they show up so often in our Virtual Tours! This week, we are at the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center. The exhibits at the museum are contained in over 800,000 US gallons (3,028,000L) of fresh and saltwater displays....
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Cloud Services have become a very important part of our digital lives. It seems like everyone has one and almost every digital company is offering you one.  In May 2020 the question “What is a Cloud?” was answered. Click Here to access What’s a Cloud? Segment. Now that we know what a cloud is, this...
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Wife: I’m heading to the store, do you want anything? Husband: I want a sense of purpose in my life…  I seek fulfulment and completeness within my soul…  I want to connect to my being and discover the spiritual side of me… Wife: Be more specific… You want Rum or Scotch. Husband: ………….Scotch please.
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Are you ready for our 36th edition of Trivia Thursday? With the weather being a little wacky this month, what better time then to do some Weather Trivia. Each question is related Canadian Weather in some way. Taking into consideration that this subject may be hard one, 8/10 of the questions have hints added to...
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This is our 1st edition of The Wonders of Nature Around Us for 2021. Since the beginning of the year we have had some unique weather patterns from snow to warm temperatures. Each day brought new beauty to the year’s beginning. This segment one of our regular photographers, Margaret has shared with us some of...
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This week’s virtual tour takes us down under to Australia’s Melbourne Zoo. You get to see the traditional zoo animals like the lions, zebras, elephants and giraffes, plus some lesser known animals like the tamarin, coati, and Tasmanian devil. Plus the cutest trio of snow leopards! As an added bonus, the Zoos Victoria YouTube channel...
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January mornings have a beauty of their own, as it springs forth new beginnings. With the cold nights have us looking forward to the growing of the days. January is unique in so many ways. It the Beginning of a new year filled with new experiences and expectations. What makes January so special is that...
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We are thankful to be bring back our Ask a Tech Geek series.  It has been several months since we last saw our Tech Geek’s posts and she is looking forward to answering your questions. If you have a question you like answered by our resident Tech Geek, there is information on how to send...
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This year was an unusual one at best. With many up and down, twist and turns it was a roller coaster of a year. Yet together we were able to make the best of a tough situation so today we want to make sure we wish you the very best for 2021. May the New...
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Christmas Day was a snowy one in Southwestern Ontario. But it led to some great pictures once the sun came back out! Image courtesy of Randy Parent Image courtesy of Randy Parent Image courtesy of Randy Parent Image courtesy of Randy Parent
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This edition of The Wonders of Nature Around Us is the last one for the year. A fitting way to end year and begin an new one is with a video review of the beauty around us. While this year was filled with turbulent moments, nature has remain steadfast in sharing its peaceful essence as...
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https://tasty.co/recipe/turkey-roulade Ingredients for 8 servings 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, 1/2 stick1 cup yellow onion(150 g), diced1 cup carrot(110 g), diced1 cup celery(225 g), diced1 lb sweet italian sausage(455 g), casing removed2 tablespoons fresh sage, chopped1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaf10 oz plain stuffing mix(285 g), 1 box½ cup chicken stock(120 mL)3 lb skin-on turkey breast(1.3 kg), deboned, butterflied2...
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This year has been an unprecedented one yet the Joy of Christmas can be found in the hearts of those who dare to share their love with others. So we take this time to share with you the love of the season. Have a very Merry Christmas, a Joyous Holiday Season and a Happy New...
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Are you ready not only for our 33rd edition of Trivia Thursday but also our Christmas Eve edition? Being Christmas eve this edition has a hodgepodge of 10 Christmas Trivia questions. Think you know the answers? Are you up to the challenge? As usual the trivia questions will be listed with a short story below...
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For 20 weeks the wonders of nature has been shared from flowers to birds from sunsets to sunrises. One Wonder that is always amazingly around us, is the Wonder of Human nature; the love, joy, compassion and comradery. This Christmas was a big one for our little community. Together to share the Spirit of Christmas...
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To Our Valued Members, The Wallaceburg Adult Activity Centre Board of Directors and staff would like to take the time to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Sadly, with yesterday’s announcement by the Ontario Government putting the entire province in Grey Level (Lockdown) beginning on December 26 and lasting until January...
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https://tasty.co/recipe/stuffing-bites Ingredients for 8 bites 1 lb breakfast sausage(455 g)½ cup onion(75 g), diced¾ cup shredded cheddar cheese(75 g)2 eggs½ cup dried cranberry(65 g), chopped½ teaspoon dried thyme½ teaspoon dried rosemary½ teaspoon salt½ teaspoon black pepper6 oz stuffing mix(170 g), 1 box1 cup chicken broth(240 mL) Preparation Cook sausage in a skillet over medium heat. Add onion...
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Are you ready for our 32nd addition of Trivia Thursday? Keeping with the Christmas theme this week’s is Christmas songs. This week we also have a slight twist instead of 10 questions we have 12 to honour the 12 days of Christmas. Think you know the answers? Are you up to the challenge? As usual...
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No matter what time of the year it is, Nature displays its wonders sometimes in the most hidden ways. From a blooming orchid or house plants in ones house; or the snowy wonders that appears and disappears; nature is always in full display many times we forget to stop and meditate on what beauty is...
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https://tasty.co/recipe/gingerbread-truffles Ingredients for 12 truffles TRUFFLES ¾ cup double cream(200 mL)1 ¾ cups chocolate(300 g)1 tablespoon ground ginger1 tablespoon ground cinnamon GINGERBREAD COATING 1 ½ cups ginger biscuit(150 g) Preparation Gently heat the double cream in a saucepan for a few minutes. Turn off heat.Add the chocolate and allow the heat of the cream to melt it.Stir in the ginger and cinnamon.Leave to...
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Are you ready for our 31st addition of Trivia Thursday? Can you believe Christmas is coming upon us. For the next few weeks we will have Christmas themed trivia. This week’s is Christmas Tv and Movies. Think you know the answers Are you up to the challenge? As usual there will be a list of...
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The Wallaceburg Adult Activity Centre is open for Fitness Classes in the New Year!  Join our talented, certified instructors and get moving! Our upcoming sessions run once a week for 4 weeks in January. Pre-registration is required. Classes fill up fast, so contact the Centre today to reserve your spot. Mondays: 1:00 – 2:00          Chair...
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Some of the most beautiful things about nature is how it enhances man made structures. From reflections on the water to flowers grown beside them to sunsets upon them. Natures ability to help the most obtuse but needed structure look beautiful in its own way is amazing. Today we will share with you fixtures we...
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As the lights fill the night’s sky and the cool air breaks forth to the winter winds. The beauty of this month can not be missed. With the hustle and bustle that this month brings, it must sometimes feel like your birthday has been forgotten. Rest assure that we want to take a moment and...
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https://tasty.co/recipe/the-best-ever-vegan-mac-n-cheese Ingredients for 6 servings 1 cup raw cashews(130 g)warm water, for soaking cashews1 head garlic5 tablespoons olive oil, divided3 cups cold water(720 mL)1 ¼ cups panko breadcrumbs(60 g)½ teaspoon paprika3 teaspoons kosher salt, divided2 tablespoons vegan butter3 cloves garlic, minced3 tablespoons all-purpose flour3 tablespoons nutritional yeast2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar¼ teaspoon ground turmeric¾ teaspoon freshly ground...
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Reminder! The Facebook Auction closes today at 5:00 p.m. sharp! Make sure you get your bids in!
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We have all gone/going through a great ordeal; fortunately we have a wonderful community that takes to heart that we are in this together, and is trying to bring joy to everyone through this Christmas Season. The coordinators for the Wallaceburg Christmas Light Tour reached out and asked us to share this wonderful opportunity of...
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Reminder!! The Online Auction is starting in 1 hour! Head on over to our Facebook Page to check it out!
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https://www.comedywildlifephoto.com/gallery/comedy-widlife-2020-competition-winners.php The Overall Winner Is… Mark Fitzpatrick with their picture Terry The Turtle Flipping The Bird“I was swimming with this turtle at Lady Elliott Island on the Great Barrier Reef when he flipped me the bird!”Mark Fitzpatrick also won the Creatures Under The Sea Award with this photo “The racoon was just waking up and...
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WAAC vouchers for exercise classes are discontinued.  Outstanding vouchers will be honoured at cash value for exercise class registration, fitness room use or pool.  Vouchers previously paid for will still be valid into the new year towards prepayment for exercise classes or other activities.   WAAC Board of Directors
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Are you ready for our 30th addition of Trivia Thursday? Can you believe it we are already into December. Are you able to answer these December related questions? So are you up to the challenge? As usual there will be a list of trivia questions and a short story below which have the answers hidden...
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WAAC Board of Directors regretfully announces that Danielle Demeray will be leaving her position as WAAC Administrative Coordinator effective Dec 4/20.  Danielle will be exploring new opportunities.  On behalf of the membership, WAAC Board of Directors extends our best wishes to Danielle in her new endeavors.   At this time, the WAAC Board of Directors is pleased to...
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Over the last week we have seen our town light us with the Christmas spirit. There were days with warm weather which turn to snow setting the scene for December. Yet through it all the beauty and wonder of nature unfolded. While the heart filled with joy seeing the Christmas decorations adorning yards, porches, balconies...
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Photo by Du01b0u01a1ng Nhu00e2n on Pexels.com Please be advised that the Centre will be closed on the following dates for the holidays: Thursday, December 24, 2020Friday, December 25, 2020andFriday, January 1, 2020 Wishing you peace, love, and joy this holiday season and throughout 2021. Best wishes from the Wallaceburg Adult Activity Centre! 2020-12-25T12:57:00  days  hours  minutes ...
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https://www.audubon.org/news/118th-christmas-bird-count-canada-summary With this crazy year we’ve had, the WAAC wanted to make sure our members knew of an option to get them out of the house and engaged with this fun activity! Started in 1900, the Christmas Bird Count is North America’s longest-running Citizen Science project. Counts happen in over 2000 localities throughout the Western...
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The following classes still have spots available for Registration: Chair Yoga with Sandra Maltby-Mills on Mondays from 1:00-2:00 p.m. at Trinity United ChurchFunctional Strength & Balance with Fran Betts on Mondays from 2:30-3:30 p.m. at Trinity United ChurchCircuit with Dianne Matak on Tuesdays from 8:45-9:45 a.m. at the CentreChair Yoga with Sandra Maltby-Mills on Wednesdays...
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Easy Chair Exercise with Weights – YouTube No need to buy your own weights here! Anything you can find around your house will work great for this simple exercise!
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https://tasty.co/recipe/peppermint-mocha-crockpot-eggnog-with-dipping-deer Ingredients for 10 servings PEPPERMINT MOCHA EGGNOG 1 cinnamon stick1 tablespoon semisweet chocolate chips, or chocolate shavings9 large egg yolks¼ cup granulated sugar(25 g)2 cups whole milk(480 mL)1 ½ cups heavy cream(360 mL)1 bottle Starbucks® Peppermint Mocha Frappuccino®1 teaspoon vanilla extract¼ cup freshly grated nutmeg1 pinch kosher salt DIPPING DEER 1 ½ cups semisweet chocolate chips(260 g)20 candy canes20 candy eyes10 red chocolate-covered candies Preparation Make the peppermint mocha...
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WAAC will be holding an Online Auction via Facebook starting at noon on Friday, December 4, 2020. The Auction will run for the weekend and end on Sunday, December 6, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. sharp! Each item will be posted separately. To bid, comment on the photo you wish to bid on. The highest bid...
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The 2019 Overall Winner is Sarah Skinner with her picture Grab Life By The… Sarah Skinner also won Alex Walker’s Serian Creatures of the Land Category with this photo Spectrum Photo Creatures In The Air Award goes to Vlado-Pirsa with Family Disagreement Olympus Creature Under The Water Award goes to Harry Walker with Oh My!...
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Are you ready for our 29th addition of Trivia Thursday? If you are a music fan you will love this week’s topic, “Music From 70’s”. So are you up to the challenge? As usual there will be a list of trivia questions and a short story below which have the answers hidden with in it....
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Starting January 4, 2021 we will be starting the New Year back on the right foot! The January sessions will run from January 4, 2021 – January 29, 2021. The classes being offered this session are: Chair Yoga with Sandra Maltby-Mills on Mondays from 1:00-2:00 p.m. at Trinity United ChurchFunctional Strength & Balance with Fran...
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This past week we have experienced some wacky weather from wind storms to snow to warm weather and frosty mornings. However, through it all there have been some hidden beauty and wonders of nature to be found. We hope you enjoy this album dedicated to the beauty that was found though the everchanging weather patterns....
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https://ourbestbites.com/glowing-photo-luminaries// Materials Photo PrinterBlank sheets of Vellum (found at craft stores)Glass Jars or Vases (try to avoid irregular shapes)ScissorsDouble Sided TapeTea Lights or Battery Powered Candles Instructions1. Use photo printer to print a variety of photos onto vellum.  2. Cut images to fit dimensions of your glass jars.  3. Use double stick tape to secure...
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https://tasty.co/recipe/mini-veggie-pot-pies Ingredients for 12 mini pies nonstick cooking spray, for greasing3 sheets frozen puff pastry, thawed2 tablespoons grapeseed oil1 small yellow onion, diced½ small celery root, peeled and diced2 medium carrots, diced1 large parsnip, peeled and diced1 small sweet potato, peeled and diced¼ cup all purpose flour(30 g)2 cups vegetable stock(480 mL)1 teaspoon dried thyme2 ½ teaspoons kosher salt1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper1 large egg, lightly beaten SPECIAL EQUIPMENT round cutter,...
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Last week we shared part 1 of Chatham-Kent’s very own Steve Bottrill’s Chair Yoga. Check out part 2!
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https://www.comedywildlifephoto.com/gallery/comedy-widlife-2018-competition-winners.php 2018 Overall Winner is… Mary McGowan with her picture Caught In The Act which also won the Alex Walker’s Serian Creatures of the Land Category Spectrum Photo Creatures in the Air Category, Shane Keena with Peek-a-boo Under the Sea Category Winner is Tanya Houppermans with Smiling Blue Shark Spectrum Photo Junior Category winner is...
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Are you ready for our 28th addition of Trivia Thursday? Today’s Segment is all Canadian Television shows. So are you up to the challenge? As usual there will be a list of trivia questions and a short story below which have the answers hidden with in it. Some answers are obvious while others might be...
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Who doesn’t like a walk in the woods on a cool fall day. In the crisp air with the crunching of the leaves under your feet there is such peace and tranquility to be had. Some call this Forest Bathing because you soak in the beauty and reconnect with nature. Today a member has shared...
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While today we may not technically be Winter just yet, it sure feels like it outside. I don’t know about you but I think I would prefer to stay in and paint!!
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Follow along with Chatham-Kent’s own Steve Bottrill as he demonstrates some slow moving exercises in this less than 15 min video.
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In order to continue helping our members stay active, the Wallaceburg Adult Activity Centre is happy to announce we will be holding a 2-week mini session before the Christmas Holidays! YAY! Photo by Luis Quintero on Pexels.com This “mini session” will run from December 7, 2020 – December 18, 2020. The classes being offered this...
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https://tasty.co/recipe/cranberry-and-brie-crescent-ring Ingredients for 8 servings 2 tubes crescent dough1 cup cranberry sauce(290 g)1 wheel brie cheese, cut into 12 wedges1 large egg, beaten1 teaspoon flaky sea salt1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaf Preparation Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.Arrange the crescent roll triangles on the prepared baking sheet with the points...
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Photo by Giftpundits.com on Pexels.com The Wallaceburg Adult Activity Centre would like to say Thank You to all of our Volunteer Greeters and all of our past Volunteers as well! We truly appreciate you all and the Centre would not be the same without you.
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An owl dangling precariously from a branch has scooped the overall prize of the 2017 year’s Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards.https://www.comedywildlifephoto.com/gallery/finalists/2017_winners.php Tiber Kerc’z photo of an undignified owl was the overall winner Andrea Zampatti won the Land category with a photo of a dormouse Troy Mayne won Under The Sea category with a photobombing sea turtle John Threlfall...
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Are you ready for our 27th addition of Trivia Thursday?  Canadian Nature is today’s subject matter. So are you up to the challenge? As usual there will be a list of trivia questions and a short story below which have the answers hidden with in it. Some answers are obvious while others might be harder...
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Light up our community to bring some joy Happiness and positivity to the end of 2020. A grassroots movement is happening in Wallaceburg to help spread the holiday cheer and renew hope and faith during these unprecedent times. Please read the following below and consider being part of this magical event. When the map is...
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What a wonderful few days we have had. It was like Spring had sprung and summer was upon us while fall showed off it’s beauty. We have some awesome captures from around Wallaceburg during these days. We hope that you took advantage of the weather and visited some wonderful places or even just enjoyed it...
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https://crmta.com/volunteers-needed-for-conference-agm/ We are in need of volunteers who are available to greet visitors of the Centre Monday-Friday between 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. The current time frames needed filled are:Monday’s from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.Tuesday’s from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.Thursday’s from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.Fridays from 8:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.andFridays from...
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Today, November 11th, we take the time to remember those that have sacrificed their lives for us to be free. To remember the members of our and our allies armed forces who have died in the line of duty. To honour the memory of those who fought for us we take a two minute silence...
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The nights are longer and the days cooler what an awesome reason to lights some candles in celebration of all those born in November. While we would love to celebrate with you all in person until we can know that we are with you in our heart, mind and thoughts. May this Birthday bring you...
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Please make arrangements to attend at the Centre to pick up your shoes as soon as possible. We have numerous pairs of shoes waiting to be picked up inside the Centre front door. We will be donating any shoes that have not been picked up by the New Year.
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https://www.instrupix.com/easy-diy-snowy-mason-jar-christmas-craft/ SUPPLIES NEEDED: mason jar (or any glass jar)1 cup of epsom salt1 tbsp glitter (preferably white or translucent)mod podge (or tacky glue)sponge brush for applying the gluetwine or ribbonsmall piece of greeneryhot glue gunflameless tea lights (optional) INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Start off by mixing the epsom salt and glitter together in a  bowl so that it’s...
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https://tasty.co/recipe/shepherd-s-pie-twice-baked-potato Ingredients for 4 servings POTATOES 4 russet potatoes, scrubbed clean and patted dry1 tablespoon olive oil1 ½ teaspoons kosher salt, divided, plus more to taste3 tablespoons unsalted butter¼ cup heavy cream(60 mL), warm½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, plus more to taste½ cup shredded cheddar cheese(50 g)¼ cup fresh chives(10 g), thinly sliced BEEF FILLING 1 tablespoon olive oil1 medium yellow onion, diced3 garlics, minced1 lb ground...
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Follow along with Joe Wicks as he demonstrates some simple workouts in 40 second intervals. The comments on this video are very positive and a lot of commenters were over the age of 70!
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https://www.memecenter.com/fun/2479309/no-christmas-in-november https://www.cartoonstock.com/directory/c/clock_change.asp Cheezburger.com Have a wonderful weekend everyone! TGIF! Look at this beautiful forecast!
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Are you ready for our 26th addition of Trivia Thursday?  Today is all about November. As usual there will be a list of trivia questions and a short story below which have the answers hidden with in it. Some answers are obvious while others might be harder to figure out.   The answers are posted...
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Photo by Joseph Redfield on Pexels.com TOMORROW IS THE LAST CHANCE TO SIGN UP FOR THIS UPCOMING SESSION! ClassInstructorWhereDayTimeEssentricsJeanette MatakWAACMonday10:30-11:30 a.m.Chair YogaSandra Maltby-MillsTUCMonday1:00-2:00 p.m.Functional Strength and BalanceFran BettsTUCMonday2:30-3:30 p.m.CircuitDianne MatakWAACTuesday8:45-9:45 a.m.PilatesDianne MatakWAACWednesday8:45-9:45 a.m.Chair YogaJeannette MatakTUCWednesday1:00-2:00 p.m.PilatesDianne MatakWAACFriday8:45-9:45 a.m. Call or Email Danielle at the Centre for more information 519-627-6224 or srcentre@kent.net
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As we enter November, there is still beauty to be found. While many of the trees are now bare and the ground is scattered with leaves. The water around us still reflects the beauty of our area. The sunsets will have a different hue to them yet their wonders are still unique. Today we share...
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With the holiday season right around the corner, now is a great time to get a jump on your holiday shopping list. Wallaceburg Senior Citizens Club Inc. (Wallaceburg Adult Activity Centre) MEMBERS have exclusive access to the Columbia Sportswear Employee Store from November 13 – December 6, 2020. You must be a member of the...
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https://stylesatlife.com/articles/crafts-for-adults/ You can make gorgeous-looking bowls of different sizes using buttons. These are crafts for young adults that help us create multi-colored bowls, which make good giveaway gifts. Speciality: This is a super inexpensive way of creating bowls using your imagination and creativity with colorful buttons. Material: ButtonsGlueBrushMod podgePin How to Make: Blow a balloon...
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https://tasty.co/recipe/chicken-pot-pie-by-wolfgang-puck Ingredients for 4 servings 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature4 tablespoons all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting2 cups chicken broth(480 g), good-qualitysalt, to tastefreshly ground black pepper, to taste1 pinch cayenne pepper, optional, to taste2 tablespoons heavy cream, plus more for egg wash2 lb cooked boneless, skinless chicken(910 g), shredded½ lb carrot(225 g), peeled, cut...
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David-Dorian Ross Could Tai Chi actually heal back pain? That would be a strong claim, but in 2106 a team of researchers from the Stanford University Medical School found that SEATED TAI CHI significantly reduced back pain – even for people with sever spinal cord injuries. What was really interesting about the study was that...
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Session 2 Registration will commence on Monday, November 2, 2020 ! Session dates are from Monday, November 9, 2020 – Friday, December 4, 2020. Classes being offered are: Essentrics with Jeannette Matak, Monday’s from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at WAAC Chair Yoga with Sandra Maltby-Mills, Monday’s from 1:00-2:00 p.m. at Trinity United Church Functional Strength & Balance...
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https://www.boredpanda.com/comics-cope-stress-pandemic-garthgerman/?utm_source=google&utm_medium=organic&utm_campaign=organic Hope you all have a fantastic weekend! Wishing you a spook-tacular Halloween!
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Are you ready for our 25th addition of Trivia Thursday?  Halloween is just a few days away so an All Hallow Eve is today’s theme. As usual there will be a list of trivia questions and a short story below which have the answers hidden with in it. Some answers are obvious while others might...
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As we come to the end of October, there is and everchange of Wonder with the trees doing their final farewell to this year and the birds migrate towards their winter retreat. Blue Jays gather and hid substance to last the winter as the black birds start to find their winter roost together. There is...
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I don’t know about you, but I have been ordering a lot of packages online lately getting some early Christmas shopping in. Along with all those packages comes a lot of bubble wrap. Here’s a video of something creative to do with the bubble wrap rather than just throwing it away!
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https://tasty.co/recipe/pumpkin-chili-cheese-dip Ingredients for 8 servings 3 lb pumpkin(1.5 kg)2 tablespoons olive oil, divided1 pinch salt½ cup white onion(75 g), chopped1 clove garlic, minced½ lb lean ground beef(225 g)1 cup kidney bean(170 g)½ cup canned diced tomato(100 g)2 tablespoons tomato paste1 teaspoon salt½ teaspoon ground black pepper2 teaspoons chilli powder½ teaspoon paprika½ teaspoon cinnamon½ teaspoon cumin½ cup water(120...
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“No pain – just gain greater ability to move. These simple movements will help you relieve knee stiffness. Tai Chi helps prevent the #1 cause of death in people over 60 – falling. In this “Tai Chi Over 60 – Relieve Knee Pain” video, I’ll teach you a simple Tai Chi combination that will help...
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REMINDER: The orange designated parking spots in “LOT O” can be used by the WAAC. You MUST put your membership card in the window. Do not park in orange permit #7 as this is privately rented
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Are you ready for our 24th addition of Trivia Thursday?  Today’s we bring you Movie trivia. As usual there will be a list of trivia questions and a short story below which have the answers hidden with in it. Some answers are obvious while others might be harder to figure out.   The answers are...
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The Board of Directors are pleased to announce the receipt of funds owing us from Badder Bus Operations Ltd. representing our refund arising from the cancellation of our bus trip to attend Shen Yun’s performance at the Four Seasons Centre of Performing Arts in Toronto on March 29, 2020. Refund cheques are currently being processed...
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As fall come into its fullness, the colours are breathtaking. Our resident cyclist photographer was out again capturing the vibrant colours of the season. Today she is sharing with us the beauty of Greenhill’s Gardens and the colours from Running Creek. We hope you enjoy the wonders of the ever changing colours of fall.
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https://feltmagnet.com/crafts/senior-crafts What you need: Black spray paintOne pumpkinAssorted craft jewels Trade in the traditional jack-o’-lantern for this glamorous alternative. Simply spray-paint a pumpkin black (or buy a black plastic pumpkin) and add your favorite “bling” for some pizzazz. Find this and more at : https://www.hercampus.com/lifestyle/9-festive-crafts-halloween
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Chatham-Kent Alzheimer’s Society is offering free information sessions via Zoom Please contact Tara Seney at tseney@alzheimerchathamkent.ca, or email Danielle at srcentre@kent.net for more information and to register.
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https://youtu.be/7aHK2sgjBCM Follow along with Jenny McClendon in this 20 minute workout video ! Happy Monday everyone!!
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https://tasty.co/recipe/spiced-pumpkin-pecan-loaf Ingredients for 1 loaf 2 ¼ cups bread flour(280 g), plus more for dusting1 ¼ cups whole wheat flour(155 g)1 ¼ cups toasted pecans(155 g)1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips(175 g)2 teaspoons ground cinnamon1 teaspoon ground ginger½ teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg¼ teaspoon ground cloves1 teaspoon kosher salt1 cup warm water(240 mL)2 ¼ teaspoons instant yeast1 cup unsweetened...
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Are you ready for our 23st addition of Trivia Thursday?  Today’s addition is October fun facts. As usual there will be a list of trivia questions and a short story below which have the answers hidden with in it. Some answers are obvious while others might be harder to figure out.   The answers are...
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Wallaceburg has such a unique beauty from our waterways to our nature reserves even within our own backyards. With beauty of Nature all around us we have the opportunity to find serenity at every turn, to feel as one and connected with nature. Today, we have the opportunity to see the beauty from Margaret’s (Margo)...
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The Annual General Meeting is on Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. at the Kinsmen Centre. Due to the pandemic, this year attendees are required to pre-register. Pre-registration is closing Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. If you are interested in attending, please ensure you register ASAP or you will not be allowed...
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Ingredients for 12 servings 6 tablespoons butter, melted10 graham crackers, crushed32 oz cream cheese(905 g), at room temperature4 eggs1 teaspoon vanilla1 ½ cups sugar(300 g)15 oz pumpkin puree(425 g), 1 can CRUMBLE TOPPING ½ cup butter(115 g)1 cup flour(125 g)½ cup brown sugar(110 g)1 tablespoon ground cinnamon Preparation In a medium bowl, combine the melted butter and crushed graham crackers. Stir until the mixture develops a wet...
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We like to take a moment to wish you all a Blessed and Happy Thanksgiving. Today we share some wonderful Thanksgiving quotes. May your weekend be filled with love, laughter and joy. “Thanksgiving is a time of togetherness and gratitude.”– Nigel HamiltonGratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and...
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While all the other exercise classes start next week, this class won’t be starting until the following week as Monday is Thanksgiving! This is the last chance to register!! Registration will close Thursday. Act fast!
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For Osteoporosis month, join us on November 5, 2020 for a free virtual presentation via ZOOM presented by Osteoporosis Canada. E-mail the Centre at srcentre@kent.net to get the ZOOM link!
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Are you ready for our 22st addition of Trivia Thursday?  Today’s addition has a Canadian Thanksgiving Theme. As usual there will be a list of trivia questions and a short story below which have the answers hidden with in it. Some answers are obvious while others might be harder to figure out.   The answers...
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2020-10-14T08:45:00  days  hours  minutes  secondsuntilCentre Reopens! DONT FORGET! The Centre doors will still remain locked. To get access to the building you must ring the doorbell at the front door. Once you enter you will need to sanitize your hands, sign in and completed the self-assessment. Masks are mandatory. With the new Provincial Guidelines and...
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With the beginning of a new month bring new beauty and colours as fall starts to show its colourful array. Today’s submissions are from Anne. Her eye for nature’s beauty and the wonders around us leads us into the season of harvests and colours. From the sunflower fields in Forest to the water edge of...
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As we start to watch the leaves turn colours and the pumpkins and gourds pop up on porches and in yards. October is the special month of Thanksgivings as we share in the bounty of goodness that is harvested at this time of the year, as well as a blessing of two full moons. We...
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These crafts are easy to do with young children and they look awesome for home decor!
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The pandemic has created some new challenges in how WAAC conducts classes and activities. From new social distancing and cleaning protocols and extra cleaning costs; to limited numbers allowed, we have revamped how classes and activities are set up. Pre-registration is required for all visits to the Centre, as the provincial government has set limits...
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https://tasty.co/recipe/pumpkin-pasta-bake I don’t know about you but when I think October, I think pumpkin🎃! This warm pasta is the perfect Autumn comfort food. Ingredients for 4 servings 1 tablespoon olive oil½ cup shallots(50 g), diced2 tablespoons fresh sage, chopped1 tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped15 oz ricotta cheese(425 g)15 oz pumpkin puree(425 g)1 cup milk(235 mL)½ cup parmesan cheese(55...
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While we wait on those new windows to be installed, WAAC office is still taking registrations for Fran, Jeanette and Sandra’s classes. These instructors will host classes off-site in a more accessible location, Trinity United Church. Classes must have a minimum of 8 participants to run. Spots are now open to non-members as well for...
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Preheat Oven to 375 Filling:8 medium apples peeled and sliced¼ cup of fancy Molasses¼ cup of Brown Sugar1 Teaspoon ground Cinnamon1 Tablespoon Butter Topping:1 ¼ cups all purpose flour¾ cup Rolled Oats½ cup brown Sugar½ cup melted Butter Directions: Place apples in 8 x 10 casseroleToss apples with molasses, brown sugar and cinnamon. Dab with...
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Start the week off on the right foot with this quick Tai Chi exercise!
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https://modernmarketing.co.za/attention-spans-are-becoming-more-selective-not-shrinking/ Due to the Municipality of Chatham-Kent installing new windows both upstairs and downstairs at the Wallaceburg Adult Activity Centre, our gradual reopening has been postponed a week. With Monday October 12/20 being Thanksgiving holiday, our reopening date is now Tuesday, October 13, 2020. The four week session will now end the week of Nov...
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Spots are still available for the following classes: 1) Functional Balance and Strength with Fran Betts on Monday’s from 2:30-3:30 p.m. at Trinity United Church; 2) Circuit with Dianne Matak on Tuesday’s from 8:45-9:45 a.m. at the Centre; 3) Essentrics with Jeannette Matak Tuesday’s from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at Trinity United Church; 4) Chair Yoga with...
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https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/582807/whats-difference-between-pool-and-billiards Book your session today! Monday to Friday 8:45-10:15 or 10:30-noon
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Are you ready for our 21st addition of Trivia Thursday?  Today’s addition is all about Wallaceburg and the surrounding area. As usual there will be a list of trivia questions and a short story below which have the answers hidden with in it. Some answers are obvious while others might be harder to figure out....
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Due to government restrictions, we are only able to book 10 participants per class! Be sure to secure your spot as they are booking up fast! Our Sessions for October are as follows:Monday’s from 2:30-3:30 p.m. Functional Balance and Strength with Fran Betts at Trinity United Church (As Thanksgiving is Monday, October 12th, there will...
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The beauty of Nature is all around us, sometimes it is nice to see the beauty of other areas in Canada. Today we are going to travel out of the way to the Rockies. Tracy is back and she want to share the wonders of nature from her trip to the Rockies in mid September....
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https://theawesomedaily.com/37-funny-thanksgiving-pictures-that-will-make-you-miss-the-holidays/ Although Thanksgiving this year may not be the typical celebration with the whole family all crowed around the table together, we hope you all have a fantastic Thanksgiving holiday!
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Exciting News!! WAAC is poised to reopen select activities for the month of October, 2020!!   Starting next week, we will be offering “Functional Balance & Strength” with Fran Betts at Trinity United Church on Monday’s at 2:30 p.m., “Circuit” with Dianne Matak on Tuesday’s at 8:45 a.m. at WAAC, “Essentrics” with Jeanette Matak on Tuesday’s...
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https://tasty.co/recipe/salted-caramel-apple-pie Ingredients for 8 servings 8 large granny smith apples, peeled and thinly sliced3 tablespoons lemon juice¼ cup all-purpose flour(30 g)⅔ cup granulated sugar(130 g)2 ½ teaspoons ground cinnamon¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg2 premade pie crusts, thawed if frozen1 large egg, beaten¾ cup heavy cream(180 mL)¾ cup light brown sugar(165 g)2 tablespoons honey3 tablespoons unsalted buttersea salt, for...
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Wallaceburg Adult Activity Centre (WAAC) has received multiple inquiries regarding membership refunds for the 2020 year. The Board of Directors has addressed this concern during the last Board meeting and is governed by Wallaceburg Adult Activity Centre Bylaw 8.2 “Membership in the Corporation is not transferrable or refundable.”
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We have moved over the threshold of summer and into fall this week with beautiful weather. School is in full swing for children may it be homeschooling, classrooms or on-line learning. As we are embarking on the next season of this year let us remember that laughter is a great stress reliever. So grab yourself...
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Are you ready for our 20th addition of Trivia Thursday?  Since today is our 20th addition our topic is all about the number 20. As usual there will be a list of trivia questions and a short story below which have the answers hidden with in it. Some answers obvious while others might be harder...
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The Wonders of nature continue to amaze us as we turn from summer to fall. The beauty that can be found from the waterways and on land can calm our hearts and reduce stress. Today we welcome back Paula as she shares her adventures down the Sydenham while Kayaking with friends. The perfect social activity...
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With Autumn’s arrival many of us are looking for creative outlets to keep us busy. To help overcome this need, we will start to share some wonderful craft and painting ideas. Today, we return to Bob Ross’ wonderful YouTube videos called the Joy of Painting Classes. We have chosen his Meadow Stream for you to enjoy.
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Meredith is back with a great low impact workout for your back. Below is a quote according to Team Meredith In this video Meredith is taking you through a relaxing back stretching workout perfect for beginners or anyone looking for a low impact alternative to strengthening and relaxing your back. This routine is all seated...
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Please be advised that Wallaceburg Senior Citizens Inc. will hold their 2020 Annual General Meeting on Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 1:00 PM. Due to Provincial and Chatham-Kent Public Health regulations and guidelines, in person meetings are limited to fifty people. The in person meeting will be held at Kinsmen Community Centre Hall, 7-1416 Dufferin...
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https://i1.wp.com/www.unicornsinthekitchen.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Apple-Pie-Cinnamon-Rolls-3.700px.jpg?resize=683%2C1024&ssl=1 Here a delicious recipe from Unicorns in the Kitchen Their unique take on Cinnamon Rolls, add some fresh picked apples. This yummy treat will have your whole family wanting more with a taste of autumn in every bite. The sweet aroma will bring warm memories of your childhood. Below is a link to a...
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Follow along with David Dorian Ross and learn 10 Tai Chi Moves that will bring our Chi inline while reliving the stress that builds up in our muscles. David says this is ” a perfect way to start your day, and keep it going until the end. Tai Chi is meditation in motion – an...
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This week went by fast as we prepare for the end of summer and the beginning of Autumn. Whether we are busy in the yard or trying to catch the last rays of summer, there is always time to sit back and enjoy a laugh or two. Today we are going to travel to eras...
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Are you ready for our 19th addition of Trivia Thursday?  Today’s topic is Movies and TV Shows. As usual there will be a list of trivia questions and a short story below which have the answers hidden with in it. Some answers obvious while others might be harder to figure out.   The answers are...
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As we move forward through the month, the skyline changes with new beauty all around; from the sun looking like the moon with fall flowers blooming to the farmers harvesting their fields. Today, we share our resident cyclist’s photos as she travels to areas that many may have never seen. Finding creatures and beauty where...
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It has come to our researcher’s attention that many of our members and the seniors in our community (those 65+) may not be aware that there is financial help for those dealing with Diabetes. The Ontario Government offers a small financial assistance through the Assistive Devices Program (ADP) to help those that are insulin depended....
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As we tend to move on in our lives we sometimes forget the importance our posture is to our physical health, as well as help us avoid injury. In a fun and unique way Meredith regain good posture so our bones are well aligned with the rest of the body, while the tension in our...
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Keeping with our apple theme for this month, we have a wonderful Apple Cinnamon Bread share by one of our local readers/friend Joni. This delicious recipe is just the thing to help celebrate the harvest season. Not only will it be a tasty treat for your family and/or friends, your home will be filled with...
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Today’s Tai Chi instruction will be with Helen Liang. In this 15 minute video Helen bring an authentic form of Tai Chi to help your a line your Chi while stretching out your muscles. The traditional music in the background helps one relax during your session. Helen Liang is a Canadian Medal winning Master who...
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Well Labour Day is gone and school has be gone. The Monarch are gathering and the swallows are flocking to start their journey south. Remember to take some time and enjoy these days of beauty and relieve your stress with a little bit of Humour. For Our Runners https://www.comicskingdom.com/funky-winkerbean For the Cat Lover https://www.comicskingdom.com/mother-goose-grimm/2020-09-07 First...
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Are you ready for our 18th addition of Trivia Thursday?  Today is all about September. As usual there will be a list of trivia questions and a short story below which have the answers hidden with in it. Some answers obvious while others might be harder to figure out.   The answers are posted in...
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TO:                  MEMBERS OF THE WALLACEBURG ADULT ACTIVITY CENTRE FROM:             PAUL CHERREY, PRESIDENT AND THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS REGARDING:   HIRING OF NEW CENTRE ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINATOR Following up on the WAAC Re-Opening Update I am able to report at this time there has been a process underway to recruit a new Administrative Coordinator. It was decided by...
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September is here and the smells of cornfields are in the air as trucks filled with produce head to the canneries. The sky’s every changing beauty becomes more vivid and brilliant. With almost a week of rain, today we will take a look back at the beauty around us from Spring to the end of...
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 Hello! We are hoping our members are in good health.  As Ontario slowly re-opens, WAAC Board of Directors has been working diligently behind the scenes preparing for WAAC’s gradual reopening.  Every activity, every class, every building room, every item are under assessment per government risk guidelines and regulations.  We cannot return to the way we...
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With September here, we are now seeing apple season has arrived and what better way then to ring in the autumn season but with some tasty apple treats. So we will be sharing Apple Recipes through the month of September, starting with a simple and easy Apple Strudel recipe from Allrecipes. This inexpensive recipe will...
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With the weather changing and many of us working in our gardens, arthritis in our hands can leave stiff and in pain. Meredith shares some great stretches to help loosen our hands and reduce the pain of arthritis.
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As summer fades and autumn approaches, the hot days of summer turn into the cooler days. What a wonderful time of the year to celebrate a birthday, the as the ever changing sunsets fill the sky while the trees start to array their fall display. We would like to take this time to wish you...
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September has arrived in all it’s glory, remarkable sunrises and sunsets. The days are getting shorter and nights a little longer. Labour day weekend is this weekend which means the school year is approaching. May it be in the classroom setting or home studies children are preparing for another school year. With all this going...
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Are you ready for our 17th addition of Trivia Thursday?  Today’s about Food and Drinks. As usual there will be a list of trivia questions and a short story below which have the answers hidden with in it. Some answers obvious while others might be harder to figure out.   The answers are posted in...
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The end of August and up to Mid October are the most beautiful time of the year. We see the flowers in full bloom while some trees start to show the changing of the season. Birds and butterflies fill the garden landscapes as they start to prepare for their long trip south. It a great...
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Today we are whisked away to Vancouver to visit the Aquarium. The beauty from beneath and above the oceans are revealed to us. From Clown fish to Jelly fish, from sea lions and seals to dolphins and otters, we hope that you enjoy this trip with out the hassles of flying, driving or waiting in...
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It always good to get our hearts pumping and our muscles moving and today Meredith is introducing us to a Brisk Low Impact Cardio Exercises. Below the video please find a short message from Meredith’s team. In this exercise video Meredith is taking you through an easy to follow low impact cardio workout designed to...
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Keeping with our theme of no bake desserts for our last day of August we have a delicious recipe from Tasty. This recipe is a tasty cream treat for peanut butter and chocolate lovers and satisfy their sweet tooth. A Downloadable/Printable version can be found at the end of the recipe. We hope you will enjoy...
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There has been interested in learning Tai Chi: Here is what David has for you today. What’s the best way to start learning Tai Chi? Should you learn a traditional Tai Chi routine step by step? Or should you first get a book or dvd and study the basics? In this video, I show what...
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As we come to the end of August, the days are getting shorter, and new beauty is blooming all around. The sunsets are beautiful and the evenings cooler. Take a break in your life and enjoy little bit of humour. For Our Artist https://www.thecomicstrips.com/subject/The-Painting-Comic-Strips-by-Pickles.php For our Grandmothers https://www.pinterest.ca/pin/437341813789902023/ For Our Grandfathers https://www.thecomicstrips.com/subject/The-Grandpa-Comic-Strips-by-Pickles.php For Our Bakers...
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“Don’t forget! Come on over – Today we have someone at the Centre 8-10am and 2-4pm so you can stop in to pick up personal items. eg. yoga mats, running shoes, slippers, pool cues, etc. New Covid-19 regulations state personal items can no longer be left in the building. Stop on by! As per Chatham...
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Are you ready for our 16th addition of Trivia Thursday?  Today’s is TV and Movie Trivia. As usual there will be a list of trivia questions and a short story below which have the answers hidden with in it. Some answers obvious while others might be harder to figure out.   The answers are posted...
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What a blessing to live in a place where the beauty of nature surrounds us . Today we will be sharing photos from one of our readers as she travels around Chatham-Kent & beyond in 2020 as well as a few of our Cyclist Photographer The beauty and sounds of nature can calm the stress...
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Today we are taking a virtual trip to Toronto to visit the Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada. Where we will see the beauty beneath the Seas and Oceans. From visiting Sharks, Stingrays and many more wonders you will also greeted a special a close up of a Sawfish. We hope that you like this tour of...
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This week Meredith is sharing with us some standing Balance Exercises that builds up strength and flexibility in their core and lower body muscles. Below the video is a Message from Team Meredith about this video. In this exercise video Meredith is going through a great 20 min standing balance challenge routine perfect for anyone...
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Hi, everyone Presently WAAC is developing policies and guidelines for the safe reopening of our Centre. Due to Covid19 guidelines, member’s personal items can no longer be left at the Centre. Examples of personal items include yoga mats, indoor shoes/slippers, pool cues, etc. WAAC asks all members with any personal items at the Centre to...
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Tai Chi anyone? We have found this for those looking for something different in their workout. David Dorian Ross has had an  “illustrious career in competitive tai chi” Today we bring you “a 15-minute seated Tai Chi workout perfect for seniors – or ANYONE at any age.”
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Keeping with our theme of no bake desserts to help during these warm days of August we have a unique recipe from Delish. This recipe will not only be a tempting treat for the whole family it will be leaving them wanting S’more. A Downloadable/Printable version can be found at the end of the recipe....
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This week we have seen wacky storms, warm weather and new flowers blooming. We have seen lemonade stands popping up again and more people getting out and about enjoying the nice weather we had. Yet it always nice to take a moment and enjoy A little Bit Of Humour so enjoy this Friday with a...
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Are you ready for our 15th addition of Trivia Thursday?  Today’s is All About Nature. As usual there will be a list of trivia questions and a short story below which have the answers hidden with in it. Some answers obvious while others might be harder to figure out.   The answers are posted in...
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Here is another segment of the Wonders of Nature around us. Today we will be sharing photos from our Cyclist Photographer and a reader’s photos of her adventures through nature. We hope you enjoy the beauty that can not only bring us comfort but also bring us peace and joy. If you like to join...
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Hi Everyone,Just a reminder that I am still offering frozen soups, entrees and TV dinners as well as fresh, made to order baked goods. I am currently working Mondays Wednesdays and Fridays except for holidays. Business hours are 8-11:30 am on those days. Please call to place an order during those hours, if I do...
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Today for our travels we will be visiting the African Lion Safari and enjoying the wonderful display of animals while we leave the driving to others and the hassles of lines. We hope you enjoy your trip.
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Meredith is back to help us strengthen our upper core helping us keep fit and over all strong as we continue through the summer months enjoying the great outdoors.
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Keeping with our theme of no bake desserts to help during these warm days of August we have a unique recipe from Sally’s Baking Addiction. This Gluten Free recipe will be a tempting treat for the whole family. It also offers alternatives to nuts and sweeteners. This tasty treat will not last long in any...
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Well it is that time of the week again… With all that is going on, it is time to take a moment and laugh at life. Here is this week’s segment of A Little Bit Of Humour. Sit back, relax and enjoy some Friday Funnies. For the Foodie https://godaddyandthesquirrelmustbothdie.wordpress.com/2020/01/19/sunday-funnies-lol-january-19-2020/ For the Artistic Foodie https://www.facebook.com/foxtrotcomicstrip/photos/a.1652788704763481/2059547664087581/?type=3&theater Did...
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Are you ready for our 14th addition of Trivia Thursday?  Today is a blast from the past. As usual there will be a list of trivia questions and a short story below which have the answers hidden with in it. Some answers obvious while others might be harder to figure out.   The answers are...
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Things have been moving slowly but today we bring you some important news. We have been in stage 3 for a few weeks now and many of you may have heard the number of cases have risen and a new Mask Bylaw will start on Friday August 14th. New Cases First, let us reassure you...
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Here is another segment of the Wonders of Nature around us. Today we will be sharing photos from our Cyclist Photographer and another member’s photos of her garden. We hope you enjoy the beauty that can not only bring us comfort but also bring us peace and joy. If you like to join in and...
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Welcome to another segment of our virtual visit to the Toronto Zoo.  Today we will do a virtual Safari Drive Thru of the Zoo. What a wonderful way to see the different habitats and and feel like we are out for a wonderful Sunday drive. Sit back, relax and enjoy the wonderful views, while leaving...
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Some morning we just don’t feel like getting out of bed or after a strenuous activity we head right to bed and do not feel like doing our cool down stretches. Meredith brings us today a wonderful way to get stretch in our bed for starting or ending our day.
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With the warm weather here many do not want to do to much baking so No Bake Desserts become popular at this time of the year. For the next few weeks we will be sharing some wonderful unique No Bake Desserts. Today we bring you a sweet and salty treat that will not only be...
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August is here and we are seeing the full beauty of summer appear. With the warm sun and birds singing it time to take a moment for a little bit of humour. So grab a cold drink, sit back and enjoy. For the Cat Lovers https://garfield.fandom.com/wiki/Garfield,_August_1978_comic_strips For the Dog Lover https://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-apps/imrs.php?src=https://arc-anglerfish-washpost-prod-washpost.s3.amazonaws.com/public/3OSETIXXDE5KXCSSTWZB7BACEU.jpg&w=916 For Beach Lovers https://www.cartoonistgroup.com/properties/fande/art_images/cg5ee3c45144b55.jpg...
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While we would love to share a cake with you at this time we will share a wonderful Birthday blessing to all you August Babies. We hope that you receive your hearts desire as hope is always renewed. May your heart be filled with love, laughter and joy as you celebrate your very special day...
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Are you ready for our 13th addition of Trivia Thursday?  Today is all about the Month of August. As usual there will be a list of trivia questions and a short story below which have the answers hidden with in it. Some answers obvious while others might be harder to figure out.   The answers...
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Since our Ask a Tech Geek is away we decide to fill in the time slot with a wonderful preview of the beauty that is all round us From sunsets to birds, even unique landscapes of farmland and waterways. We hope that you enjoy each segment for the month of August that one of our...
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https://familyservicekent.com/services/community-home-assistance-program-c-h-a-p/frozen-meals/ Family Service Kent is bringing back its popular “Buy One, Get One Free” Frozen Meals promotion during the month of August! The focus is to help older adults (60+) and persons with disabilities (18+) offset some accumulating costs related to the current pandemic. This offer applies to our frozen entrees, breakfast packages, and soups...
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Welcome to another segment of our virtual visit to the Toronto Zoo. Today we will go to the wolf enclosure. We will meet some little pups frolic around with out a care in the world as mom tend to their needs off and on. We will watch them join the pack as they explore their...
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Meredith is back with an awesome 20 minute seated (chair) work out. A great way to stretch those muscles and work our core with in the safety of a chair or while we relaxing.
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Welcome back to another segment of What’s Cooking. With another month before us, and many more day’s of warm weather coming why not make some homemade Raspberry Sorbet to help refresh us on those Dog Days of August. This recipe is easy to adjust to your favourite flavours may it be Black Berries, Blueberries or...
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Another Friday has arrived and July is ending with the heat then the storms, one never know what will come next in Canada. This week we bring you a little bit of Canadian Honour. So grab your Timmies and sit back and have a few laughs. https://lilyincanada.wordpress.com/2012/08/24/a-canadian-chuckle/ Moving To Canada https://balanceoffood.typepad.com/canadian_crossing/2011/09/get-fuzzy-on-moving-to-canada.html Canadian Guard Goose https://cheezburger.com/8769502464/canadian-guard-goose-web-comics-graveyard...
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Are you ready for our 12th addition of Trivia Thursday?  Today is all Canadian Questions. As usual there will be a list of trivia questions and a short story below which have the answers hidden with in it. Some answers obvious while others might be harder to figure out.   The answers are posted in...
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Welcome to another segment of Ask a Tech Geek.  First we want to let you know that for the month of August our Ask A Tech Geek will be on Hiatus as our resident geek is taking a vacation.  Remember that all her segments are published on this site so use the search bar and...
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Welcome. Come let us take a virtual stroll to the the Rhino enclosures and see their Unique beauty. First we will start with a visit to the Indian Rhino and her baby, then a visit the One Horn Rhino with her baby. Lastly a visit with the White Rhino. We hope you enjoy these special...
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We are back with another segment from Meredith teaching us to do some relaxing stretches. With the nice weather many of us are working in our gardens, going for walks or trying new exercise programs. Meredith will teach you how to stretch properly and help you stay fit.
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Welcome back to another segment of What’s Cooking. Today we have a wonderful Blueberry Muffin recipe that would a wonderful addition to any breakfast or snack. With fresh blueberry being plentiful this time of the year what better way to celebrate their unique taste. At the end of the recipe you will find a downloadable/printable...
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Can you believe that July is almost coming to an end? We have seen some hot weather and strong storms but have endured. We will continue to overcome what ever is thrown at us with another segment of A Little Bit Of Humour. When You Can’t Get to a Beach You Make One. https://www.pinterest.ca/pin/AWWNUi8afPofgs5KaFbxmJf9uYCFy0N13iAKpSWTfYUDvenyqgJ_MuE/ For...
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Are you ready for our 11th addition of Trivia Thursday?  As usual there will be a list of trivia questions and a short story below which have the answers hidden with in it. Some answers obvious while others might be harder to figure out.   The answers are posted in the comment section. Do you...
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Welcome to another addition of Ask A Tech Geek. As technology advances so are the ways scammers operator. The more informed we have about their ways, the less likely they can take advantage of us Today we are going to answer questions concerning Caller ID Spoofing. Why are people calling me and asking me why...
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Today Meredith has a full work out prepared for you. May it be chair exercises, or Cardio, she has you covered. Remember, only work as hard as your body will let you and never over due it.
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Today we are going to visit the Zebra enclosure. With a wonderful surprise, a little foal waiting to make you smile. Are they white with black stripes or black with white stripes. Have you ever ponder this question? Welcome to the World Little One Learning to Kick it Up a Notch Finally Has a Name
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Welcome back to another segment of What’s Cooking. Today we have a very interesting way to make refrigerator jam with out cooking which is perfect on these hot summer day. Also sugar free which help us control our sugar intake especially for those who are diabetic. Thank you to the visitor who sent us not...
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This week Steve is going to cover fall prevention and how to get up from a fall as well as upper body and core exercises.
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It time to bring a little bit of humour into our live and today we have a couple that will give us a blast from the past. Sharing some retro Comic strips from years gone by. Hope this bring a smile to your face as with a quick visit to our childhood and early adult...
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Things have rapidly changed again for us. Starting today, Chatham-Kent and most of the province is moving into stage 3. While Chatham-Kent has moved to stage 3 you must be aware that Lambton and Windsor-Essex are remaining in stage 2.  While many things are sanctioned to open up it is still up to each municipality...
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Are you ready for our 10th addition of Trivia Thursday?  As usual there will be a list of trivia questions and a short story below which have the answers hidden with in it. Some answers obvious while others might be harder to figure out.   The answers are posted in the comment section. Do you...
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Welcome to today’s Ask a Tech Geek. There has been talk about how our smart phones track us. Today we will cover the questions about Google Location History. What it Google Location? Can I turn it off? How do I manage my Google Location History? Can I delete it? With every mobile device, Google use...
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After a small hiatus Steve is back with some more unique ways to stay fit at home. Today he brings us easy balance exercise.
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Well it seems like we all like seeing baby animals so for today’s segment of “A Visit to the Toronto Zoo” we are going to become part of the Polar Bear Club. Watch this little one name Juno grow up right before your eyes.
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` Many of us deal with Sciatic and Back pain. Meredith is here to help with some gentle exercises. Remember do not over do any exercise nor if you do not feel comfortable doing it. Beginner Stretches For Sciatica / Back Pain Relief | Learning Level For Seniors And Trainers
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Photo by Jens Mahnke BBQ weather is in full force with the aroma of foods cooking on the grill fill the air.  Today we have a wonderful delicious barbecue hamburger recipe. Ingredients ¾ cup shredded cheddar cheese ½  cup crumbled cooked bacon 1 envelope onion soup mix 2 pounds lean ground beef Directions In a...
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There has been no significant changes in the last 7 days but our researcher has some interesting news on Property Taxes due date and additional drive thru testing centres around Chatham Kent Senior’s Covid Benefit You should have notices that the benefit from the Canadian Government was deposited in your bank account, unless you receive...
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It has been a warm week filled with wonderful Sunsets and a full moon. Hopeful we will receive a bit of of a reprieve from the heat until then sit back with a nice cool drink in a nice cool room and enjoy a bit of humour. Ice cream Anyone https://i.pinimg.com/736x/fe/b8/b3/feb8b313313f5bd26923a79e6e33fd3c–comics-peanuts-peanuts-snoopy.jpg Oh The Heat https://i.pinimg.com/originals/fe/1a/6e/fe1a6eae6fa8497d225aaabff1e0e07c.gif...
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Are you ready for our 9th addition of Trivia Thursday?  As usual there will be a list of trivia questions and a short story below which have the answers hidden with in it. Some answers obvious while others might be harder to figure out.   The answers are posted in the comment section. Do you...
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Welcome to today’s Ask a Tech Geek.   Today’s questions have to do with the new Covid Tracking App. I heard the government has put a tracking app on our phones? What is this new Covid Tracking App?  Do we have to participate in this new Covid Tracking thing?  Who is tracking us and how are...
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With us being in a heatwave we are all looking for ways to cool down. For today’s segment we are going to visit a baby Hippo while she plays in several pools of water. Sit back and relax watching little Princess Penelope’s water adventures . We hope you enjoy these short videos of this beautiful...
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Let’s bring some fun into our exercise and fitness by add a little bit of Salsa. Senior Fitness with Meredith 30 minute video will guide you to a fun way to exercise with dance. Remember to do only as much as your body will allow you to do and keep yourself safe when doing any...
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With summer comes all types of fresh berries today we have a wonderful taste of summer that will be quick and easy. This taste combo will be the pride of your table this summer. **AT THE END OF THE RECIPE IS A LINK TO A DOWNLOADABLE PDF FILE TO SAVE OR PRINT AND ADD TO...
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Another great video from Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging  to help us stay active at home. “CCAA certified senior fitness instructor, Ros leads participants through a Latin-inspired, 30-minute cardiorespiratory workout that includes warm-up, higher-intensity, low-impact cardio, cool-down and stretching.” Best PracticesEnsure that the exercise space in your home is a safe environment for movement, for...
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While our centre still remains closed, we continue to think about each of you. We want to take this time to celebrate with those who are born in July. Happy Birthday July Babies, we hope you have a wonderful day and we can’t wait until we can celebrate again together.
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Government Supplement for Seniors Since last week there have not been many changes but we want to take this time to remind you to keep your eye on your bank accounts or your mailbox as the Government Covid 19 subsidy for seniors is to start arriving this coming week July 6th If in June you...
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We are now into July with another heatwave beginning but hope is on the horizon and things are opening up slowly. So grab a cool drink, sit back and relax in a cool place because it time for another little bit of humour. When You Need That Nap https://www.thecomicstrips.com/comic-strip/Pickles/2020-06-28/183486 For Those Online Shoppers https://www.thecomicstrips.com/comic-strip/Speed+Bump/2020-06-26/183501 Backyard...
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Are you ready for our 8th addition of Trivia Thursday?  As usual there will be a list of trivia questions and a short story below which have the answers hidden with in it. Some answers obvious while others might be harder to figure out.   The answers are posted in the comment section. Do you...
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We just want to take this time to wish you all a Happy Canada Day. In these unusually times, we must find unique ways to celebrate Canada Birthday together, to help remind us that we will get through this. Well we found two different virtual celebrations as well as a link from the Government of...
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We always like seeing little ones in tuxedos, well for today we are taking a trip over to the Penguin exhibit to watch these fascinating creature that are always in their fancy dress and ready for success. These little ones are always adorable. First we must make sure they are well and feed. Join the...
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Some day we just need a quick moment to relax a little bit and for some especially now with the sequestering being lifted and we start to move forward it can be a bit overwhelming. This video from the Chronic Pain Service, Toronto Rehab, Rumsey Centre, part of UHN, is a 4 minute meditation to...
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Another great video from Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging  to help us stay active at home. “Follow along with this easy-to-follow, fun and challenging 30-minute, exercise routine that includes warm-up, low-impact cardio with some exciting new choreography, cool-down and stretching.“ Below the video is information they want you to know and remember to Stay Safe,...
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This will be the last recipe for our theme of Strawberry Recipes. What doesn’t go better with strawberries then chocolate? This delicious and cooling dessert will have you wanting more while keeping it light on those hot summer days. Will be a tasty treat for Canada Day Celebration. Before you decide to gather your ingredients...
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In response to recent inquiries: On April 14/20 WAAC directors informed that we had contacted Badder bus and talked with the owner. The bus line is shut down and they have laid off all their (400) employees. They cannot issue refunds until they get back up and running as their accounting department was part of...
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As we move forward there is still apprehensiveness of what tomorrow will bring. Canada Day is only a few days away, reminding us of the history of our strength to endure. One way has been through humour so now is the time to take a moment for a little bit of humour. For those who...
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Are you ready for our 7th addition of Trivia Thursday?  As usual there will be a list of trivia questions and a short story below which have the answers hidden with in it. Some answers obvious while others might be harder to figure out.   The answers are posted in the comment section. Do you...
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As Ontario and Chatham Kent move forward in reopening our economy, we are see more and more restaurants opening and creating patio to help us resemble some normality. Ontario’s State of Emergency has been extended from June 30th to July 15th. They are hoping this will be the last extension needed. “What Does State Of...
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Welcome to today’s Ask a Tech Geek. We will continue to follow up on our Facebook and Social Media questions.Today’s Question:Lately I have been hearing about Facebook accounts being hacked, compromised or Pirated what does this mean and how can I secure my account?This is a very good question and there are many false perceptions...
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Another great video from Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging  to help us stay active at home. Debbie leads participants through a more challenging 30-minute, exercise routine that includes warm-up, low-impact (no jumping) cardio featuring more complex choreography, cool-down and stretching. Below the video is information they want you to know and remember to Stay Safe,...
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Nature always gives one hope.  So this week we will start a new series “A Visit to the Toronto Zoo”  Each week we share a virtual visit of new exhibit.  Today we will visit Amani (means peace) affectionately know as  “Baby Long-legs”.  A baby giraffe that was born this year.  We hope as you watch...
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Welcome back we hope you were able to enjoy the weekend as things continue to slowly open up. Steve has been motivating us to keep fit in our homes and while we are out. Today Steve is joined by Cheryl. Cheryl will be doing the chair exercises while Steve does the standing exercises. This Awesome...
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Keeping with our theme of Strawberry Recipes we have a delicious treat for you today.  Many times we look at a jam recipe and say this is just to much product for me. Well today we have for you a wonderful no pectin needed Strawberry Jam recipe, that is not only easy but makes One...
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As the First day of Summer approaches we are seeing Campsites reopening, the summer night vampires (Mosquitoes) are now out and fireflies are making their appearance as the days grow long and hot. Now is a good time to grab cold drink and take a moment for a little bit of humour. For the Campers...
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Are you ready for our sixth addition of Trivia Thursday?  As usual there will be a list of trivia questions and a short story below which have the answers hidden with in it. Some answers obvious while others might be harder to figure out.   The answers are posted in the comment section. Do you...
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It seems like the government is making new announcements everyday as we start progressing forward in the opening the economy and with it new terms or rules.  We will try to post weekly updates to help you navigate these changes. What is the difference between Social Distancing and Social Bubble? As mentioned last week, we...
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Welcome to today’s Ask a Tech Geek. We will continue to follow up on our Facebook and Social Media questions. Today’s Question: How do I adjusting my Facebook newsfeed so I see more of my close family and friends and less of those I consider acquaintances? Last week, we talked about how the copy and...
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With the beauty of the Peonies and Iris in bloom, here are a few virtual tours of the Royal Botanical Gardens. What a beautiful and wonderful way to enjoy the beauty of nature from the safety of our homes, while staying cool. We will continue to try and bring you unique tours of gardens each...
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Another great video from Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging  to help us stay active at home. “CCAA certified senior fitness instructor, Sarah, leads participants through a 30-minute, exercise routine including warm-up, low-impact cardio routine, cool-down, stretching and…Some pet sightings!!“ Below the video is information they want you to know and remember to Stay Safe, Stay...
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We hope you had a wonderful weekend today we are going to start out this wonderful week with Steve Bottrill Chair Exercise with a step. You do not need to go and by a step Steve will show you how to make one out an item in your own home. Steve is awesome in always...
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Well it was a hot week, but now we have a cooling off period. Things are starting to resemble some normalcy, so let grab a moment for another bit of humour. Today’s are focused on Summer and fun. We hope that you have a wonderful weekend as you enjoy the beautiful weather. For the Bicycler...
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Today we are doing a Throwback Thursday. Dianne Matak has been thinking about her Students/clients and hopes that you are all doing well. Staying safe, staying fit but most of all having fun. She always loves to make her classes fun and enjoyable and would like to remind those that are following online fitness classes...
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 We hope you are ready for our fifth addition of Trivia Thursday.  As usual there will be a list of trivia questions and a short story below which have the answers hidden with in it. Some answers obvious while others might be harder to figure out.   The answers are posted in the comment section....
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We promised as more information becomes available we would keep you informed. Our researcher has been busy finding the information that you may like to know. One-Time Tax-Free Payment For Seniors With all the anticipation for the Covid Relief for low income seniors on OAS and GIS a date has been set. While it was...
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Welcome to today’s Ask a Tech Geek. There has been a few Facebook/Social Media questions that will be covered over the next few weeks. Today’s Question. I have friends tell me some of the posts I re-post are Hoax.  How do I know if I am sharing hoaxes? For many of us, Social media is...
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We have found another wonderful garden tour of the Canada Blooms 2020. Take a relaxing virtual trip in the comfort and safety of your own home. The beautiful displays rejuvenate the heart mind and soul.
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Another great video from Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging  to help us stay active at home. Debbie, CCAA certified senior fitness instructor leads participants through a 30-minute exercise routine that includes warm-up, a higher-intensity, low-impact cardio workout (no jumping), cool-down and stretching. Below the video is information they want you to know and remember to Stay...
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Steve it back to help us stay fit at home. This week we are sharing his awesome video of Chair Stretch and Warm Up.  This is a great way to get us warmed up to do our gardening or just doing some routine work around the house. Steve’s videos are always keeping us motivated to...
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Another hot week, while you are trying to stay cool, here is next part of our series of “A Little Bit of Humour”. Because no matter the temperature it is always good to have a sense of humour. Remember to Stay Safe as things open up, Stay Hydrated in this heat and Enjoy some Humour....
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  All Members WAAC has traditionally held its AGM in June, this year due to Covid19 Ontario/Municipal guidelines all social gatherings/meeting have been restricted to a maximum of 5 people. Presently the State of Emergency in Ontario has been extended to June 30/20. Whenever the State of Emergency in Ontario is lifted Corporations have 90...
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While things are slowly opening up and our hope is renewed We must continue with social distancing. We want to take this time to  wish those born in June a very Happy Birthday.
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 Welcome to our fourth addition of Trivia Thursday.  As usual there will be a list of trivia questions and a short story below which have the answers hidden with in it. Some answers obvious while others might be harder to figure out.   The answers are posted in the comment section. Do you think you...
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How To Speed Up Your iPad Welcome to today’s Ask a Tech Geek.  We have had an interesting question from one of our members/readers about speeding up iPads especially a 12.9 PRO iPad, 2nd generation, with iOS version 13.4.1. Believing it would benefit others our Resident Geek has decided to tackle this question. Just as...
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This post is for our wonderful pool players who are missing the feel of the cue in their hands, the sound of breaking of the balls or the saying Rack them up. May it be strips or solids, the sound of the balls rolling across the table heading to it’s pocket is like a sound...
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Here is another amazing video to help keep us active from Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging  to help us stay active at home. In this video, Kathy (CCAA certified senior fitness instructor) explains different balance concepts and leads participants through a variety of exercises to practice focused, distracted and preventative balance using a small...
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Things are moving quickly as the government starts allowing areas to open up but some areas still remain close for our protection.  Steve Bottrill plans on continuing to keep us fit as we move forward to an new way of living.  Stay Safe, Stay Fit and Stay Positive.        
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This week was a hot one, with cool weather on the way for a few days it a great time to enjoy some laughs. Here is the next part of our series of  “A Little Bit of Humour”.  Remember to Stay Safe as things open up, Stay Healthy and Enjoy some Humour. Here one way...
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‘Physical literacy’ means our capacity for a healthy, active lifestyle. The term was first used to describe how kids learn to move and take part in physical activity. Now we use the term to talk about adults as well – how we learn to get more active and stay that way as we age. Active...
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We promised as more information becomes available we would keep you informed. Our researcher has been busy finding the information that you may like to know. Ontario Continues to Reopen While Doug Ford is still moving forward to reopen the Ontario Economy, he has extended the state of emergency till June 9th. Certain business are...
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This is the third addition to our new weekly series called Trivia Thursday.  As usual will be a list of trivia questions and a short story below which have the answers hidden with in it. We have made some answers obvious while others might be harder to figure out.   The answers are posted in...
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  Welcome to this weeks Ask a Tech Geek. Our Geek was asked a few terms and jargon questions. So this week we will share a list of “Terms and Jargon” that many hear but may not fully understand.  If this is to long or you like to have a copy we are including a ...
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Staying fit both mentally and physically is a need that we all have. From stretching our muscles to strengthening our minds. “This 30 minute chair yoga sequence is the latest video released by therapists in the Toronto Rehab Brain and Spinal Cord LEAP (Living Engaged and Actively with Pain) Service” We hope that this video...
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Sequestering ourselves as well as social distancing protocols has shut down many Home and Garden events. We were able to find a wonderful video that give us the virtual tours of Canada Blooms 2020. We hope that on these hot days this video gives you a cooling retreat to the wonders of Canada garden events.
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Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging is here to help us stay active at home. Here is another amazing video to help keep us active. Below the video is information they want you to know. Debbie is back to help with some Strength and Stretching exercises you can enjoy in the coolness of your home. “CCAA...
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With the taste of summer in the air who doesn’t think of those days of Camp. You are in for a treat Steve Bottrill is taking you to Boot Camp this week. You will find two videos for Gentle Circuit Training For Seniors.  Steve is always trying to find new ways to help keep you...
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With the weather warming up, spending time in doors can be a bit boring. This is a great time to pull out a puzzle or two. But just near the end you find there is a missing piece. You search for hours to find that missing piece with no luck. Well we found a wonderful...
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Things are slowly opening up but we are still have to take precautions to keep safe. One thing we have going is nice weather is upon us. The birds are singing and the trees are blooming. Everyday is a good day to laugh so today we bring you the next part of our series of  “A...
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We have another amazing Fitness Video from the  Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging to help us stay active at home. Below the video is information they want you to know. Let us introduce you to Debbie. “CCAA certified senior fitness instructor, Debbie, leads participants through a 30-minute easy-to-follow exercise routine that includes warm-up, low-impact cardio...
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Are you up for the Challange This is the second addition to our new weekly series called Trivia Thursday.  There will be a list of trivia questions and a short story below that will have the answers hidden with in it.  We are doing something a bit different and posting the answers today in the...
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Welcome to our next addition of Ask A Tech Geek.  This week we have a question that many are probable wondering about also.  We have all heard terms like the cloud, cloud computing, or cloud storage from our children, our friends or even on TV.   You look up into the sky and say what they are talking about....
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We have a new segment of videos we will share from Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging to help us stay active at home. Below each video we will post the information they want you to know. Today we introduce you to Kathy. “CCAA certified senior fitness instructor, Kathy, leads participants through basic balance training...
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Rainy days and self isolation make it a great opportunity to take the time to meditate and relax while letting the stress and fears of our situation melt away.  Let it bring you to a place of serenity and harmony so that you can enjoy your day.  
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This will be a new segment to help you stay informed. We would first like to thank our readers and members for the suggestions to help keep everyone informed.    Ontario Reopens With Ontario “reopening” there is confusion on what is actually happening.  Premiere Ford is starting the first phase of the economic rejuvenation,  allowing...
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Another Week,  another Fitness adventure with Steve Bottrill.  Steve is dedicated to helping you stay fit while sequestered in your home.  Today he will help you work on stretching and strengthening your back. Some of could use that especially with gardening season coming upon us.   Remember to stay safe, stay healthy but most of all...
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Many ask, Why do we celebrate Victoria Day? Queen Victoria is considered the Mother of  Confederation so we celebrate the birth of this historical woman.For most us, it is informally considered the beginning of the Summer Season as well as planting season.  So to all of you, today we want to say. Happy Victoria Day. ...
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Today, we are going to learn how easy it is to do water colour painting. This is a wonderful way to spend those rainy afternoons that arrive with spring. Looking forward to see some of your wonderful creations.,
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Today will be 60 days since the WAAC closed and major moves towards self distancing began. Fortunately, the first long weekend of the summer is upon us and things are slowly opening up again.  Garden centres, nurseries and greenhouses are putting on a spectacular display. We must continue to be cautious yet it does not...
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    Today we starting a new weekly series called Trivia Thursday.  There will be a list of trivia questions and a short story below that will have the answers hidden with in it.  On the following Monday we will post the answers in the comment section below but please feel free to leave a...
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Welcome to our next addition of Ask A Geek.  This week we have two questions that many are probable wondering about also.  With the new versions of iOS (Apple) operating systems, mail apps have different functions depending on age and type of Apple product you are using. With everything going digital, we tend to accumulate...
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Are you feeling tense or anxious? Need to find your centre and relaxation.  This excellent video from the Toronto Rehab’s Leap program (“Living Engaged and Actively with Pain.”) team members of the Chronic Pain Service will definitely help bring you peace and relaxation. Take a deep breath and begin to feel the tension melt away.
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Another week and more amazing fitness programs from Steve Bottrill, Chatham-Kent VON Manager, helping us keep fit while we are sequestered. He will positively make sure you stretch muscles while breathing properly. So grab a chair and lets get fit together on. Remember we are all in this together so stay safe, stay healthy and...
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It was very disappointing that we were not able to attend the Shen Yun Production with our bus trips due to these extraordinary times. We have found two wonderful presentations “What is Classical Chinese Dance” and “Classical Chinese Dance Techniques and Combinations Showcase” from the official Shen Yun account, we hope you will enjoy. While...
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We are so honoured to have Cathy’s permission to share her yoga videos on our website. So pull out your mats and get comfortable as Cathy leads you in healthy yoga poses. These are some of her older videos. Enjoy. Restorative Yoga https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vAWrNepMqjA Flow Yoga Flow Yoga
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Today, we take a moment to Remember all Mothers, those that are biological, adoptive, spiritual, emotional, and mentors.  Today is a day to honour you and all that you do. From the smallest of things to the largest of them. It is because of you that Children grow strong to endure the bad times and...
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For all those woodworkers and upcyclers. Here is an awesome chair you can make for your yard, cottage or trailer to sit back and watch nature unfold before your eyes. Roast marshmallows in front of a bonfire or just sit back and watch your  neighbourhood come to life from the front porch.  From the Canadian...
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Pull your mats out we have some Gentle Mat Exercise to stretch your muscles to help you keep fit.  This video was made and brought to you by the University Health Network.  
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Another week has gone by and beautiful weather, flowers blooming and birds singing has arrive. Giving us hope for new beginnings when this is all over. So do not give up hope, we are in this together. Let us enjoy the beauty of nature unfold and have a bit of a laughter with the next...
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With the nice weather here some of us may like to take our fitness classes outside.  May it be inside or outside here is a wonderful Gentle Tia Chi video created by the Toronto Rehab Services.  
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  This week we have two really interesting questions. With all the talk about the Zoom hack of the May 16 Miracle initiative in Chatham-Kent questions have arise.  What is Zoom?  Is Zoom a safe app/website to use? Zoom is a virtual meeting place.  Over the last 9 years, Zoom has been mainly used for...
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While we do not have a dart league in our centre, we do know that some of our members are in leagues within other organizations. Since you are not able to play, we thought this would be a great opportunity help you and those in the our community to take flight by sharing this Dart...
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We are back with some more great fitness programs from Steve Bottrill, Chatham-Kent VON Manager.  He will continue to encourage you in unique way to keep fit and stay in shape using items around the home.  If you missed last weeks Click here  or check out our Monthly Calendar for these posts and other virtual...
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We know that many of our Billiard (Pool) players are itching to play pool again, to feel that cue back in your hand, while manoeuvring around the table.  We understand your desire and passion. Unfortunately, we can not give you that experience in the virtual world. However, we have found some wonderful pool tournaments you...
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As we continue with social distancing and waiting out this virus, we did not want to miss wishing those born in May a very Happy Birthday.
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This morning,  we are bringing you another series of videos from Cathy to help us keep fit both mind and body.  Thank you again Cathy for allowing us to stretch our minds and body with you. Chair Yoga for Hips and Back   Yoga for Arms and Shoulders   Chair Yoga   
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Have you been missing Sandra’s classes especially in these stressful times.  We have Good New!!!!!! Sandra is back and she is live,  with Free virtual classes on Zoom. However, you must register first.  When your registration request is received, she will reply with all the information you will need to enter her Zoom Room.   Her...
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With the spring flowers in full bloom; trees bursting forth their leaves and baby birds hatching, many are thinking of what to do in their gardens. Social Isolation has made it harder for us to share gifts with our love ones but here is a gift you can make and mail to the Gardeners in...
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Starting today, every Friday we will be doing a series called Little Bit of Humour to help cope in these strange times we are living in and to help break up the weeks. We hope that you enjoy them as much as we do.  Have a Humours Friday and continue to stay safe.
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It looks like we are still in for another round of being sequestered. With spring in the air many of us are watching the flowers bloom while feeling like we are losing ourselves.    We have you covered as we found a YouTube channel that can help the whole family “Thrive From  Home.” The YMCA...
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  Ontario has launched the New Ontario Community Support Program to assist “those in need during COVID-19”. It is intended “to assist low-income Seniors and people with disabilities in need. ” Please read the letter below for more information.  You can click here for a PDF version to read, download or print Letter Highlights. “The...
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As we come to the end of April and the situation we all find ourselves in, let us remember that April is dedicated to Cancer Awareness.  With Social distancing always in the forefront of our minds, Cancer Awareness month has been overshadowed.  Daffodils are blooming bring smiles to our eyes, but they are also symbol...
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Hello and welcome to our first addition of Ask a Tech Geek.   This week we received  three excellent questions. How to Create Folders in IPad Mail App? Some of our readers are looking at how to create folders to keep emails in organized and easy to find on their iPads.  Well here are the steps...
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Sometimes it feels like the walls are closing in on us, anxieties builds about the unusual situation the whole world seems to be in.  It is at this time we should take deep breaths and centre ourselves.  Cathy Cogghe knows how you feel and has kindly allowed us to bring her videos to you. Restorative...
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On April 29th International Grand Champion of Magic ~ Greg Frewin will host Livestream show with 8 International Magician friends.  While it is a fundraising event for the Niagara region SPCA, it is a FREE Magic Show. This is a great opportunity to bring the magic of laughter and fun into your home. You  may...
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Due to the Suspension of all activities, we have change the format of the Monthly Calendar Page to help you try to keep some type of routine while we are sequestered.  We hope you all are staying safe, healthy and positive.  
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Have you been missing Dana’s Fit Classes during our lock down?  Dana has you covered. She has brought her classes to Zoom.  She waiting to help you stay fit as you stay safe. Her classes run Mon-Saturday (no classes Sunday) at 10 am. These classes are all standing except Tuesday is a chair class. There is...
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Due to COVID-19 there was a delay in getting the Informer out earlier but here it is.  Check out April’s Informer Hot off the presses. Don’t miss out on some important information and future volunteering opportunities. Click here for a version that can be enlarged
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After much searching, we have found some wonderful free online interactive games for everyone to enjoy.  There is no downloading or signing up to these games they are fully interactive on line but you may be a couple advertisement these but they are easy to ignore.  (click to the titles) Sudoku    This is a wonderful online...
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For those that are missing their VON fit classes. Chatham-Kent VON Manager has you covered. Steve Bottrill is the chief VON Program Manager for Chatham Kent here are a few of his YouTube exercise videos that he is encouraging seniors to use until VON classes resume. Each week we will post a few more of...
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While Staying home to stay safe, we are looking for different opportunities to get some exercise in. Here are some wonderful unique way of stretching our muscles with seven activities for seniors to improve balance, strength and flexibility.These seven activities from the Strategies and Actions for Independent Living (SAIL) Program developed by the British Columbia...
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  As we continue to be sequestered at homes, many that love to dance are missing the opportunity to express themselves.  Fortunately the Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS),  has brought forth a wonderful opportunity for people of all ages and mobility.  They are bring dance into your home. The resources are free, easy to access,...
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  Due to the unprecedented times we live in, many of us have lost our creative outlets. Today would have been our oil painting classes at the centre if it was not closed.  So to help bring creativity back into your life we are creating a virtual art centre to bring art right into your...
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Shen Yun show ticket refunds are now processed and in the mail. We appreciate your patience. When the Badder Bus refund is received, that portion will be processed. Our gratitude to all those that supported WAAC’s bus trip! In these unfortunate circumstances we send best wishes to the Shen Yun Performing Company and hope they...
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During this time, we are looking for way to minimize our outing yet be able to purchase the essentials we need.  We have created a detail Stay Home, Stay Safe Options page to help you navigate through these times. You will find that this page has an index that links you to pages filled with...
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With us all being sequestered in our homes, many of us are using our devices more than usual.  We are starting up a new concept on our site.  “Ask A Tech Geek” .  You will be able to ask questions from Thursday to Tuesday and on Wednesday our Resident Tech Geek will try to answer...
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With the Social Distancing in place, we are unable to have a birthday lunch, so today we are going to have a virtual Birthday Celebration. Happy Birthday to our members and friends.  We hope that your Special Day was/is filled with joy, love and laughter. May you have many more to come and that each...
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Our lives have taken an unexpected turn and many of us are not sure how to fill our days.  Thought of reading a good book or maybe learn something new? The Library  has a wide variety of virtual opportunities for us to take advantage of. Check out what they have to help you though these...
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Hello Everyone It has been a month since we had to shut our doors to the WAAC’s building and I know many of you are anxious to get back to a normal routine, may it be playing pool, Pepper, euchre, bingo or having a nice breakfast and lunch at Sue’s Kitchen. Unfortunately, it looks like...
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WAAC directors have contacted Badder bus and talked with the owner. The bus line is shut down and they have laid off all their (400) employees. They cannot issue refunds until they get back up and running as their accounting department was part of the mass layoff. At present there is no time line for...
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We are working on reimbursement arrangements with the Shen Yun company & will be in touch with trip participants once those are finalized.
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Greetings The WAAC Coordinator’s contract expired Thursday, April 9, 2020.  Wallaceburg Adult Activity Centre Board of Directors thanks Jill Van Zelst for her service.  We wish Jill and her family all the best and send best wishes for her health and future endeavors.   Please note that WAA Centre remains closed during the CoVid-19 pandemic; projection for any form of reopening is now into the...
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From Paul Cherrey & Directors of WAAC:  “Chatham- Kent Medical Officer has declared a local emergency to control the spread of COVID-19.  We feel it is important to do our part and help protect the health of our members, guests, volunteers and staff.  As of March 17th, 2020 all programs, activities and functions at the...
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Do not let fear take hold of you with the new Coronavirus (COVID-19) spreading and now considered a pandemic. Our best defence of this virus is a good offence with being informed and following good Hygienic practices.  Social Media blurs lines of facts and fiction.  Your best information is from the Chatham-Kent Public Health website...
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To utilize our bulletin board at the centre.  Please bring or email all flyers/posters to the main office.   The coordinator will initial and put all information on the boards according to dates and will be removed by the coordinator  when the given time has lapsed.  If information ends up on the board without initials it...
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Before you put on your dancing shoes just want to let you know. Line Dancing is cancelled for tonight.  So shine up those shoes for next week.  
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It is March and you know what that means our traditional St Patrick’s Day Dinner. What a wonderful time to gather together and join in a festive feast on Thursday, March 19th@ 5:30pm.  We will be serving up  your choice of Ham Or Corned Beef & Cabbage with Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Salad & Bread...
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Are you 55 and over, looking for something to do during the Spring and Summer months; young at heart and like to share it with others or like to feel the heat of friendly competition? Then check out the Senior Games. Let’s help put Chatham Kent on the Senior Summer Games map by having the...
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Spring is just around the corner and that means golfers are shining up their clubs. So now is the time to consider joining the Wally Whackers’ Golf League. What a great way to exercise and reacquaint or make new friends.  Sign up sheets are on the centre’s bulletin board. Par none, everyone that joins will...
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Did you receive or buy an I pad or have an I phone then you may like to check out these workshop Tech 102 and 202.  They are geared towards the participants but will touch on the following subjects. Making your I pad more accessible for your needs Keeping schedule using the Calendar and clock...
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Just a little heads up before you head out today. Jeannette’s 1:00 pm  chair yoga has been cancelled for today Thursday February 13th, 2020.  Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. We hope that you have a wonderful day ..
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While the Office & Sue’s Kitchen is closed for Family Day on Monday February 17th we still have some activities happening. The Highlights of the day ·         Dana is running her classes (all 3 classes) ·         Fran Betts is running her Breath & Balance offsite Trinity ·         Karaoke at 6:30 (at the centre) · Men are playing pool in the...
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Don’t let this wacky weather get you down. Come out and learn how to do some Urban Pole Walking from an expert. It a great way to put a little spring in your step. What a great way for old friends to get together and to meet new friends while accomplishing your New Years resolution....
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We are happy to announce that we will be hosting a wonderful Cooking Class with Lena Lu on Saturday February 8th at 1:30  Here is your chance to learn the secrets of her amazing Chinese Dumplings for the low Cost of $12.50 for members and $15.00 for non members. With a limited class size of...
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This afternoon’s Tech Workshop has been cancelled due to the weather and road conditions. The teacher will be calling those who were to attend today to let them know. We will be scheduling the workshop for another Saturday in the near future. Thank you for your patience, and stay safe and warm today.
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With the weird weather we have been having the January blahs can sneak up on us any time. Why not beat those blah with a celebration.  Come on out and celebrate the birthdays of those born in January with our Birthday luncheon.  Celebrating your’s or another’s milestones is a great way to bring those blahs...
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“New Year, New Beginnings!”  Yes!  As we enjoy the refreshed, revamped look of our freshly painted downstairs, WAAC Board of Directors continues to work diligently in revamping refreshing, &  revising many other levels of WAAC service, management and member satisfaction!!  2020 promises to be an exciting year!  Happy New Year from WAAC Board of Directors.
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Has the cold and the muck or the fear of slipping due to ice and/or snow stopping you from getting out to accomplish your walking goals?  Are winter months giving you the blues or you find yourself having cabin fever? There is a safe alternative for walking outside. Bring your walking routine indoors. Chatham-Kent Parks...
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Happy New Year.  As we begin another new year, we embark on new beginnings with fresh starts and goal.  We welcome you into this new year as our door will open on January 6th with a crisp, renewed look downstairs. If you have not purchased your 2020 membership now is a great time to do...
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There is a new edition of our newsletter hot off the press, with a new intriguing name. The Informer is here to keep you informed of what is going on at the centre.  Click here to check it out.  today.
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The Ontario Government implemented a dental care program for low income seniors.  Check out our Information and Resources page for a brief summery of the program or check out Ontario Health and Wellness Page to learn how to apply.
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SAVE THE DATE! Sunday March 29, 2020 Wallaceburg Adult Activities Centre is planning a bus trip in the new year to the Toronto ShenYun matinee show. Details are posted on Bus Trips page  No driving! No parking! No hassle! Limited seats available. Save your spot Click here to check it out their trailer
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