February a busy month for Community Care

There are lots of activities for seniors coming up in February. You don’t want to miss out on these opportunities being offered in locations throughout the County. Registration is required for all events. Call Community Care at 613-476-7493 to sign up or for more info. There are (reasonable) fees for some of these activities and events.

Social Euchre is the game and all playing levels are welcome at the Hillier Town Hall on Tuesdays from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Enjoy a social Euchre hour with refreshments.

Artist instructor Luanne Hartman will take you to the next level of painting. Participants require some basic knowledge and experience for this intermediate level of watercolour painting. This series will run for 4 consecutive weeks with 2 hour classes starting Friday, February 14th from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the Athol Town Hall in Cherry Valley. Space is limited and pre-registration and pre-payment are required.

Come on out and enjoy great food and conversation with old and new friends on Wednesday, February 19th at 12 noon in the Milford Town Hall or on Wednesday, February 26th at the Consecon Legion. The menu features homemade soup, breast of chicken with mushroom cream sauce, potatoes, vegetables, apple pie, bread and butter, and coffee or tea and will be catered by Bill Grieve, the chef with Wheel house and Occasions Catering. The cost is $10 per person.

There will be a presentation by The Heart and Stroke Foundation to coincide with heart and stroke awareness month. Reserve for the lunch, the presentation or both by the Tuesday prior at 12 noon by calling 613-476-7493. Take-out & delivery available.

The Canadian Hearing Society (CHS) is holding a free Hearing Help Clinic in partnership with Community Care in the Sophiasburgh Town Hall on Thursday, February 20th and at the Community Care office in Picton on Thursday, February 27th. This is your chance to have a Hearing Care Counsellor provide a hearing screening, answer your questions about hearing loss, give information about hearing health care, provide communication strategies for hearing loss, provide tips for hearing aid maintenance and demonstrate technical devices.

Call 613-476-7493 to schedule your half hour appointment.

Lise Bois, past president of the Horticultural Society, will provide a brief history of the county native plants, their uses in the past, where to find and plant these seeds, and the importance of native plants for pollinators. This is presented in partnership with Prince Edward County “Flashback February – 20/20 Visions From Our Past”. This presentation is in the North Marysburgh Town Hall on Friday, February 21st from 1:30 to 2:30 pm.

Call Community Care at 613-476-7493 to sign up or for more info. Advance registration is required.

-Debbie MacDonald Moynes