What’s Happening – October

Oct. 1st    “Healthy Lifestyle Line Dancing & Exercise Classes Port Franks program “ The Grand Bend Area CHC offers Line dancing from 8:30-9 am Tuesdays & Thursdays and Exercise from 9-10 at the Port Franks Community. Contact Cindy Maxfield at 519-238-1556 ext. 231 for details

Oct. 1st “Community Conversation Meeting” Grand Bend Area CHC, 69 Main St East. 1:30 pm in Community Room. Join us as we present our preliminary report on belonging and social isolation and gain your input! Everyone welcome. Contact Cindy Maxfield 519-23-1556 or cmaxfield@gbchc.com 

Oct. 2nd            ”Savannah Strollers Pinery Park Outside Walking Program every Wednesday we meet at the Lambton Heritage Museum 9:20 a.m.  Check out the Pinery Park website www.pinerypark.on.ca

Oct. 2nd       “Grand Bend Golden Agers Luncheon” Grand Bend Legion 12:30 .All 55 yrs. and over Invited.. We also enjoy Shuffleboard at the Legion Mon. 10-12 noon and Thurs. 9-11 a.m. as well as Euchre every Wed. 1pm 

Oct. 3rd “Community Conservation MeetingHensall at the Community Christian Church, 76 King St at 6 pm Join us as we present our preliminary report on belonging and social isolation and gain your input! Everyone welcome. Contact Matthew Maynard at 519-262-3459 x 213 or mmaynard@gbchc.com

Oct. 3rd               “Sunset Cinema” 7:30pm Grand Bend Area CHC 69 Main St East in the Community room. 7:30pm. Movie: “All is True” Starring Kenneth Branagh, Judy Dench. Judi Dench and Ian McKellen offer solid support in a story of Shakespeare’s home life that tiptoes between fact and fiction.

Oct. 5th      “Healthy Cardio Saturdays” 10-10:45 Community Room Grand Bend Area CHC 69, Main St East. Every Tuesday and Thursday evening from 6:00-6:45 as well! Contact Cindy Maxfield Health Promoter at 519-238-1556 x 231 for details.

Oct. 6th “Annual Fall LSNT Community Hike” 1 pm Lambton Heritage Forest. Easy hike aprox 4 klm. Call 519-518-7229 for details. Everyone welcome!

Oct. 7th     “Alzheimer Caregiver Support Program” 1:30 & 7:00 p.m. Grand Bend Area CHC. Also Just for Me Program! Call the Alzheimer’s Society of Huron for information 1-800-561-5012

Oct. 7thHealthy Lifestyle & Gentle Fitness Classes Grand Bend” Grand Bend Area CHC every Monday and Thursday’s 8:45 am for Healthy Lifestyle , 10 a.m. Senior Men’s Strength Class, 11:00 a.m. for Gentle  Call Cindy Maxfield Health Promoter for more information on classes. 519-238-1556 ext 231.  “Functional Fitness Program is every Monday & Thursday at 1:00 p.m. 

Oct. 10th “CNIB Low Vision Clinic” 10-2 pm Grand Bend Area Community Health Centre in the Adult Day wing. Get advice, see new assisted devices to help with vision loss, ask questions. Everyone welcome call 519-685-8420 for information.

Oct. 15th “Beginner Tai Chi” 9-10 a.m. St John’s By the Lake Anglican Church Hall Grand Bend Call Elaine 519-238-6312 for details.

Oct. 18th “Persistent Pain Management” Grand Bend Are CHC 10-12 noon. 6- week free program for pain management. Contact Nicole at 519-238-1556 x 282 or Mickey at x 223 to register

Oct. 18,19th “Fall Free Store” Huron Shores United Church , 25 main St. Grand Bend . Fri. 6-8:30 pm & Sat 9-3 pm. Everyone is welcome to browse and take away anything free of charge! 519-456-8134

Oct. 21st “Power Tools for Caregivers” 2-4 pm Community Christian Church , 76 King St Hensall. Free 6-week workshop that will help caregivers reduce stress, communicate feelings, increase ability to make tough decisions, locate helpful resources and take care of themselves! Contact 1-855-463-5692 to register. Grand Bend Area CHC and the South West Management Program

Oct. 25th “ Community Celebration” Grand Bend Area CHC . Join us for refreshments as we unveil the final report from our Building a Connected & Inclusive Community Project! 1 pm in the Community room.  This report was made possible through support from the Ontario Trillium Foundation. Everyone welcome. Contact cmaxfield@gbchc.com or call 519-238-1556 x 231

Oct. 26th “ Halloween Fun Day” Port Franks Optimist club hosts  at the Community Centre 1-3 pm 

Oct. 26th “Ukefest” A fun Time & Instructional Jam, Huron Shores United Church, 25 Main St Grand Bend. 10 am – 2 pm Pre register by Oct. 18th, Cost $15, Guest Group Leaders Martin, Ellen & Lynda. Call 519-238-2749 or 519-238-1659.

Oct. 28th  “Join us for Coffee Corner” in the lobby at the Grand Bend Area CHC 69, Main St East 10-12 have a coffee on us and find information on services and learn what’s happening in the community.

Oct. 28th   “Parkinson Support Group” 2:00 p.m. Grand Bend Area CHC contact Kate Mason 519-238-1556 ext 263

Oct. 28th “ Grand Bend Horticultural Society Meeting” Legion in Grnad Bend 7 pm . Guest speaker Sharron Rogers . Topic “Unique painting Techniques” All welcome. 2020 membership $10 . annual Meeting tickets $2. Annual Meeting Nov. 25 . for info call Pat 519-238-1659

Oct. 29th  “Men Can Cook” Grand Bend Area CHC 10-2 pm. Contact Miranda Burgess 519-238- 1556  ext. 222 for details. Everyone welcome.  Small fee to cover cost of food.

Oct. 30th “Breathe Well, Lunch and Learn” Grand Bend Area CHC, 69 Main St East, 12 pm-3 pm. Come join us for a fun and interactive workshop. Learn about COPD and other lung conditions. Ask questions and enjoy free lunch and drinks. Contact Mike Callihoo RT 519-238-2362 x 284

Oct. 31st “Spooktacular Cooking Session” 10:30- 1 pm at Community Living,  146 St E Dashwood. $5 fee which will include lunch. Please contact Miranda Burgess 519-23-1556 x 222 or mburgess@gbchc.com. Open to everyone! Fun and interactive cooking class!

Oct. 31st             “Blood Pressure Clinic” 2:00-4:00 p.m. in the Adult Day Wing at the Grand Bend Area CHC