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Seniors Programs

Throughout June, the Town of LaSalle and Life After Fifty will be hosting FREE virtual workshops.

Better Living Month (From Home)

This virtual event encourages those in the community age 50+ to explore their passions and discover new ones through fun and educational workshops with local experts.

Workshops such as cooking,meditation and golf tips will be hosted from a distance.  Easy computer/telephone options are available.

Register for Better Living Month (From Home) Register once and join for the entire month, but don't feel obligated to attend each workshop. You can pick and choose your favourites!

Click here to register

Better Living Month card

 Calendar of Events

Better Living Month Calendar

Full instructions on how to login will be provided at the time of registration.

Schedule of Events

June 1: Organizing Hacks
Hosted by renowned Clutterbug expert Cassandra Aarssen (https://clutterbug.me/about-me). Organization at your fingertips. Learn the best methods of decluttering and sorting from a pro.

June 3: Stretch and Flexibility
All levels welcome to participate in this standing sequence of movements to help with mobility pain and general stiffness. Lead by Tina, certified Fitness, Yoga and Pilates instructor. Please dress comfortably and check your surroundings (no rugs, tripping hazards, etc).

June 5: Computer and Smartphone Security
Learn best ways to protect your computer and smart devices from cyber criminals. This workshop will focus on passwords, password management, and the detection of fraudulent web sites, emails and text messages

June 8: Historical Storytelling
Rebellion on the River as told by Seamus Gunn: Often overlooked in our local history, the Upper Canada Rebellion of 1837-1838 would have a direct effect on Essex County. An enemy naval bombardment, multiple invasions over the border and the imposition of martial law were all parts of a story that would change the future of the county and the nation!

June 10: Let's Write Poetry
Always dreamed of becoming a poet? Learn about craft of writing poetry through fun and interesting exercises/activities specifically designed with that task in mind.

June 12: Begin Your Family History Journey
Learn the basics of using online resources for your family history research. This will allow you to create a simple family tree of three to four generations in a short time.

June 15: Meals Made Easy - Cooking From Your Pantry
Join this workshop to discover essential pantry items that can spark meal inspiration, tips & tricks on how to plan and prepare balanced meals in less than 15 minutes, as well as ideas on how to incorporate frozen veggies and fruit into meals.

June 17: Get Ready for Your Golf Short Game
PGA of Canada Class A Professional golfer Nancy McCann will share expert tips on how to improve your chipping & putting technique! Have all of your golf questions answered by a golf pro - please feel free to bring your questions!

June 19: Beer and Wine Pairings for BBQ Season
Join this exciting workshop which will offer local and delicious wine & craft beer pairing suggestions, just in time for BBQ season!

June 22: How to Create a Freehand Mandala
Mandala means 'circle' or 'completion' and represents our universe while signifying our circle of families, friends & environment within it. A calming art method that will promote relaxation. You will need a sheet of paper, pencil, eraser and a ruler.

June 24: How to Attract Birds to Your Backyard
This workshop will help you discover how to spot birds in your backyard, recognize their calls and attract a greater variety of species.

June 26: Cooking with Chef John
Join Executive Chef John Kukucka from the renowned Essex Golf and Country Club in LaSalle for some spring cooking tips!

Using Zoom

These programs will require users to create a Zoom account. For help setting up an account, visit the following resources:

How to Create Your Zoom Account (PDF)

Telephone Sit & Be Fit

Join Mara on Monday's and Wednesday's to keep up on exercising. Pre-registration is required.

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