There's always something going on at Sage! Visit our Life Enrichment page for a printable Calendar of Events each month.

Click on the bars to the left to learn more about the Sage Awards, Seniors' Housing Forum, Seniors' Health & Wellness Forum and Lunch and Learn (PIP).

Introduction to the Arctic Climate

 

A four week course that examines the environment and climate of the circumpolar North. Learn why the Arctic is cold and ice covered, consider how the Arctic is connected to the rest of the world, and examine present day climate change. Course from the University of Alberta. Taught in a group format. Pre-register at 780 423 5510 ext 301.

Date: Fri Mar 29 - Apr 26 (not Good Friday)

Time: 12:30-2:30pm Cost: $5 for handouts

 

Easter Dinner

 

Celebrate Easter with a delicious baked ham lunch including dessert and coffee/tea. Entertainment provided. Must register by April 15. Easter dinner will not be available for purchase on the day of the event, but the café will be open. Entertainment until 1pm.

Date: Thur Apr 18 Time: 11:30-12:30pm Location: Auditorium Cost: $12.00

Call 780 423 5510 ext 301 to register You can pay over the phone with your credit card.

 

International Women's Day Pink Tea and Suffrage Discussion

 

March 8 is International Women's Day, a day to recognize women's achievements and acknowledge the challenges they continue to face in the quest for gender equality. Sage is celebrating with a Pink Tea to discuss the history of the suffrage movement while enjoying tea and goodies. Please pre-register.

Date: Fri Mar 8 Time: 1:30pm Cost: $2.00

Call 780 423 5510 ext 301 to pre-register

 

Pole Walking Information Session and Demo

 

Learn all of the amazing health benefits of pole walking. Get a chance to try out the techniques yourself in this informative session!

Date: Wed May 8 Time: 1pm

Location: Classroom C Cost: Free

Call 780 423 5519 ext 301 to sign up

 

Walk and Talk Group

 

Meet new people, get some fresh air and exercise with this group that takes a weekly stroll. Open to all skill levels. Walking poles may be provided. Group has a volunteer instructor. Free

Date: Wed starting May 15. Depart Sage at 1pm.

Call 780 423 5510 ext 301 to sign up

 

French Social Chat Group

 

For those who have a bit of knowledge of the language or those who are fluent. A fun and laid back way to practice your French and meet other French speakers. Cost: Free

Dates: First and third Friday of each month Time: 11-12pm Location: Sage Café

Call 780 423 5510 ext 301 to sign up

 

Coffee Group

 

Want to meet new people or visit and don’t know where to start? Join us each week for a warm cup of coffee (or tea), some friendly faces, and a chance to connect with others.

Date: Thurs Time: 10:30-11:30am

Location: Sage Café Cost: Free (coffee/tea voucher provided)

 

Spanish Chat Group

 

A chance to practice your Spanish conversational skills, learn vocabulary, and meet some great people in this new, free group with a volunteer lead!

Date: 2nd & 4th Fri May to Aug

Time: 10:30-12pm Location: Café

Call 780 423 5510 ext 301 to sign up

RCMP Dog Training and Red Deer Tour

 

Enjoy a tour of Red Deer’s Fort Normandeau, have lunch at The Golden Circle Senior Center and end the day with an amazing show from the RCMP dogs! Pre-register by May 21 to ensure a spot.

Date: Wed May 29 Time: Leave Sage at 9:00am

Cost: $55.00 member ($67.00 non-member)

Includes lunch, coach bus and show

Call 780 423 5510 ext 301 to register. You can pay over the phone with your credit card.

 

Walking Tour of the River Valley

 

Highlights the funicular and Frederick Todd lookout. Walk is organized with the Community Engagement Committee for the River Valley Alliance (RVA). Walk will start and end at Sage and is for varying skill levels.

Date: Wed May 22 Cost: Free

Time: 1-2:30pm (walk is approx. 60 minutes) Location: Meet at Sage Café

Call 780 423 5510 ext 301 to sign up.

Italian Pranzo Lunch at Santa Maria Goretti

 

A delicious, traditional, 7-course Italian pranzo lunch, including antipasto platter, pasta, salad, meat and potatoes, dessert and coffee/tea.

Date: Sun April 14 (register by April 10)

Time: Depart Sage at 11:00am

Cost: $37.00 per person including lunch, tax and tip, and school bus to and from Sage

Call 780 423 5510 ext301 to register. You can pay over the phone with you credit card.

Let's do Lunch

 

Venture out to a new dining experiences on the second Tuesday of each month at 12:30pm (or 1:00pm at restaurant). Must pre-register by the Friday before.

Cost: Pay own lunch costs + ETS

Mar 12 - Pampa Brazilian Steakhouse (9929-109St)

*New Date* Apr 11 - Langano Skies (9920-82Ave)

May 14 - Northern Chicken

(10704-124St)

Call 780 423 5510 ext 301 to register

Mind Your Money

 

Monthly Financial Presentations with Wei Woo: Held the 2nd Wednesday monthly at 1pm in Classroom A

Mar 13 - Protecting your Retirement Portfolio in Today’s Economy - The global economy is presently in an uncertain state due to prolonged low oil prices. For your retirement savings, it is important to have specific financial strategies to manage the volatility of the markets, take advantage of compelling opportunities, look at options in securing the principle of your retirement investments, and ensuring you have the cash flow you need regardless of the economic situation. Time: 10:30am

April 10 - Selecting a suitable financial advisor and financial institution - Who we choose as our financial advisor has a great influence on our satisfaction with financial services, as well as personal financial well being. Quality of financial planning advice, investment performance, amount of client communication, pay structure of the advisor, among others, are very important factors in selecting the right advisor and financial institution.

May - No "Mind Your Money" in May

Call 780 423 5510  ext 301 to register

Banking & Finance Information Series

 

Come to one or come to all. These free sessions are helpful and informative. Sessions are Mondays at 1-2pm in Classroom B.

Introduction to Basic Banking - Choosing a bank account to suit your needs, account fees, reaching financial goals. Date: Mar 11

Introduction to Basic Budgeting - How to create a budget, benefits, reach goals

Date: Mar 18

Debt Smarts - Tips to manage debts, when to get a consolidated loan, bankruptcy vs. consumer proposal

Date: Mar 25

Identity Theft & Fraud Prevention - Fraud & identity theft awareness, guard your info, protect your computer

Date: Apr 1

Loans you Don’t Want - Calculate the real cost of bad loans, pawn shops, & credit card cash advances

Date: Apr 8

Financial Wellness for Seniors - What is financial abuse, how to recognize it & protect yourself.

Date: Apr 15

 

SING! Seniors Intercultural & Newcomers Gathering

 

Enjoy sharing music while practicing English and meeting new friends.

Date: Tuesdays Time: 12-1pm

Location: Auditorium Cost: Free

 

Kookum Senior Women's Group

 

A group for senior women to get together, share stories, connect and enjoy a cup of tea. Kookum is the Cree word for grandma. This group is open to everyone to join and led by Sophie Laboucan from Bent Arrow Healing Society.

Dates: Mon - Mar 11, 25, Apr 8,15, May 6,13

Time: 12:30pm Location: Class A

Cost: Free

Call 780 423 5510 ext 301

Tai Chi Introduction with Master Ken

 

Introduction to Tai Chi, including simple Tai Chi movements, warm up exercises, sitting & walking Tai Chi movements, and Qi-Gong movements. Health benefits include improving balance, coordination and range of movement!

Date: Mondays Time: 9:30am

Location: Auditorium Cost: Free

Call 780 423 5510

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