50+ Activity Centre

A couple things coming up at the Peachland 50+ Centre!

There’s no Bingo for the month of February, but on Saturday, February 12, a spaghetti dinner night is planned! Check out the 50+ Facebook page for more info and updates.

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Here’s a pre-Christmas message from the 50+ Centre’s Facebook page

We want to start by Wishing Everyone a Very Happy and Safe Holiday Season and We Hope you are all getting ready for some Special Time with friends and family.
During the holidays the office will be closed Friday, December 24th and reopening on Tuesday, January 3rd. Please contact your individual Activity Leaders for any time changes to weekly activities.
Also, a reminder that membership renewal of $25 for 2022 will be due at the beginning of January.
Thank you from the PDRS Board of Directors. We look forward to serving you in 2022!
A new Program coming is in January!
Alzheimer Caregiver Support Group
Alzheimer Society of BC – North & Central Okanagan
Our family caregiver support group offers a safe place to learn about dementia and community resources. Connect with other family members on the dementia journey. Meetings are held once a month on the second Thursday and free to attend. Please contact Andrea Campbell for more information.
First Meeting will be
Thursday, January 13th at 2:30pm
Peachland 50 Plus Activity Centre
Free to Attend
Andrea Campbell
Minds in Motion Coordinator &
Support and Education Coordinator, First Link®
Phone: 250-860-0305
Email: acampbell@alzheimerbc.org

 

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Bingo is back! Check out the 50+ Facebook page for the next one – last one was Nov. 18!

Are you interested in being part of a Chess club? The 50+ Centre has some space available. Email 50plusactivitycentre@gmail.com or call (250) 767-9133 if you want to be part of it!

An “Everything Pumpkin” tea was held Sunday, October 17. There were plenty of fall-themed treats, including pumpkin chai tea! The event goes from 12 to 2 p.m.

And if you want to release the inner dancer, look no further than the new class being offered at the 50+ – A Core Connection class starts October 30 and everyone is welcome (all abilities!) For more info, contact Barb Reid at (250) 862-6091 or email ccc.kelowna@gmail.com

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This is also a reminder that memberships ($25) are due! If you’re a new member you’re welcome to come into the office and pick up an application form (Monday to Friday, from 10 a.m. to noon). Payments can be made via Etransfer, debit, credit card or cheque.

 

 

What’s the Peachland 50+ Centre all about?

Operated by the Peachland and District Retirement Society, the 50+ Centre (at 5672 Beach Ave) is a social hub whose members are age 50 and better. 

Through the activities they host, from artist groups, to games (bingo or chess, anyone?) and the annual rose show and Christmas celebrations, the centre is usually hopping with activity.

The Variety Singers are known to fill the room with lovely music and appreciative audience members. Local quilters, artists, and bridge enthusiasts can be found here, too.

It’s all about bringing together Peachlanders of all ages, and thanks to volunteers, the 50+ Centre’s potluck dinners and pancake breakfasts are popular family events.

If you want to reach out, you can email 50plusactivitycentre@gmail.com, call (250) 767-9133, or check out their website or their Facebook page

Written by Kristen Friesen

January 23, 2021

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