This events calendar includes upcoming activities, classes, and programs happening in Edmonton. To see what’s happening year round, make sure to access the Recreation and Wellness Directory for Older Adults, a helpful resource published by the Edmonton Seniors Coordinating Council to illustrate the spectrum of recreational activities available to older adults.

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TAI CHI FOR BEGINNERS (NEW)

Strathcona Place 55+ Centre 10831 University Avenue, Edmonton

This meditative martial art can improve your health, sense of balance, and overall well-being. You will leave class feeling refreshed–mind, body, and soul. All levels are welcome. $40 members; $70 non-members Call 780-433-5807 for more information.

$40 – $70

Orchid Fair Annual Show & Sale

Enjoy Centre  101 Riel Drive, St. Albert

Each year the Orchid Society of Alberta celebrates the hobby of orchid growing with its annual show and sale, Orchid Fair. After 42 years, the show has grown to become the largest of its kind in Western Canada, with over 15,000 square feet of displays and sales area. With 15 Canadian and international vendors confirmed […]

$10

Allocating Annie

Devon Community Centre 20 Haven Ave, Devon, Devon

Enjoy some great live theatre in nearby Devon, Alberta. This production tells the story of three convoluted romances culminating in a climactic engagement party. This story quickly accelerates from amusing to hilarious and is a fine tale for the entire family to enjoy.

$40 – $50

Medieval Feast Night

Mill Woods Seniors Association 2610 Hewes Way, 2nd Floor, Mill Woods Seniors Association

Join your friends from Mill Woods Seniors Association for a medieval-themed dinner event, featuring live music and performances from a local medieval enthusiasts group. In true medieval fashion, this event features a delectable meal where you can feast with your hands! For more information, call 780-496-2997 or visit the website. You can also get your tickets online.

$30

QI GONG

Strathcona Place 55+ Centre 10831 University Avenue, Edmonton

Qi Gong is an ancient Chinese exercise and healing technique involving meditation, controlled breathing, and movement exercises. It’s easy to learn and combines seated and standing exercises. Call 780-433-5807 for more information

$38 – $68

Book Sale

North Edmonton Seniors Association 7111 132 Ave NW, Edmonton

Calling all bookworms! Finally caught up on your reading list? Well then, it’s time to add some new titles. Check out this sale featuring a large selection of books at great prices. Call 780-496-6969 for more information.

Free admission

Open Study Studio

Central Lions Seniors Recreation Centre 11113 113 St, Edmonton

Explore your artwork under the guidance of a professional artist. You will receive hands-on individual assistance plus demonstrations with technique and composition to help you complete a project. This workshop is for those with some previous art experience. Call 780-496-7369 for more information.

$102 – $138

Tech Savvy

Edmonton Seniors Centre #3Y 11111 Jasper Ave, Edmonton

Technology doesn't have to be a mystery. Empower yourself to navigate the digital world and learn the ins and outs of using electronic devices, including tablets, iPads, smartphones, and laptops. Come prepared with all your burning tech questions because this course will provide the answers. Please bring your own device. Call 780-425-8625 for additional information. […]

$25 – $35

Book Sale

North Edmonton Seniors Association 7111 132 Ave NW, Edmonton

Calling all bookworms! Finally caught up on your reading list? Well then, it’s time to add some new titles. Check out this sale featuring a large selection of books at great prices. Call 780-496-6969 for more information.

Free admission

Speechreading Classes (Edmonton)

Jerry Forbes Centre

Learn the basics of speechreading (lipreading) plus coping skills and communication strategies. Topics will include: hearing aids, tinnitus, dealing with friends and family, workplace protections, adaptive devices, and more. You will also meet a community of peers who share your challenges. Call 780-428-6622 or email info@chha-ed.com for more information and to register.

$175

Readers’ Sixth Sense: Intuiting Narrative Landscape

Jewish Senior Citizen’s Centre

Do you ever wonder how much landscapes limit selfhood and deepen loneliness? Further, do you wonder how landscapes might extend our perception and intuition while giving scope to domestic and social imagination? Be ready for new discoveries in this four-week course addressing the portrayal of landscapes in creative non-fiction and classic fiction. In this series, […]

$50 – $65

 

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