Seniors Circles

Seniors Circles is a program that brings together isolated seniors who want to improve their English language skills and make friends. During the circles, seniors practise situational-based English. We want participants to be able to engage in a variety of daily activities, such as seeing a family doctor, visiting a bank or simply making conversation with their neighbours. The circles are led by a facilitator and a volunteer but any participant can lead by sharing their wisdom, experience and stories. Participants are welcomed to bring food to share and can lead activities such as singing, chair exercises, arts and crafts or even a Tai Chi session. Everyone is encouraged to interact with other members of the group to make friends and become less isolated.

If you know of a senior who might benefit from this program, please contact Silvana at 613-608-7135 or Silvana@cciottawa.ca

Monday

Walkley Manor
1670 Walkey Road
10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
July 15 to August 26

Somerset Towers (Ottawa Community Housing)
395 Somerset Street West
2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
July 15 to August 26

Note: No Seniors Circles on Monday, August 5, the Civic Holiday

Tuesday

Club Casa de los Abuelos
Bronson Centre
211 Bronson Avenue
10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
August 13 to September 17

Wellington Towers (Ottawa Community Housing)
1041 Wellington Street West
10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
July 16 to August 27

Clementine Towers (Ottawa Community Housing)
1455 Clementine Boulevard
1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
August 13 to September 17

Wednesday

Golden Manor (Ottawa Community Housing)
445 Richmond Road
10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
July 17 to August 28

Charlotte Place (Ottawa Community Housing)
160 Charlotte Street
10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
July 17 to August 28

CCI Ottawa
219 Argyle Avenue
1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
July 17 to August 28

Yet Keen Seniors
Bronson Centre
211 Bronson Avenue
2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
July 17 to August 28

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