Seniors Information & Active Living Fair

Seniors Information & Active Living Fair

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 -
09:00 to 13:00

For the second year in a row the Town of Pelham, in coordination with its Seniors Advisory Committee, is hosting a Seniors Information and Active Living Fair. Taking place Tuesday, October 1, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Meridian Community Centre in Pelham, the fair offers seniors and their families opportunities to learn about programs, services, groups, and much more. 

Included at this year’s fair will be several program demonstrations, including Nordic walking, Zumba, and Pickleball.  Blood pressure and assistive walking device clinics will also be available. Draws for prizes will also be taking place during the fair.

New this year is keynote speaker William Thomas, author, scriptwriter and nationally syndicated humour columnist.  In addition to the 50 newspapers that carry his weekly column, Thomas is also the senior writer for Canada's Forever Young. 

Information on the Active Living Lounge, including membership and Senior VIP (Volunteer in Pelham) program details will be available at the fair.

The fair is made possible in part by the Older Adult Centres Association of Ontario, and is free; no registration is required. Lunch will be available, free of charge, from 11:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. 

Participating Vendors: Ageworks, Alzheimer Society of Niagara, Community Support Service of Niagara, Connect Hearing, Hanover Holidays, Hear Again, Doctors of Audiology, Lifemark Fonthill, Niagara Bruce Trail Club, Niagara Region Seniors Community Programs, Osteoporosis Canada, Pelham Public Library, Town of Pelham, Pelham Seniors Advisory Committee, Seniors on the Move, The Community of Lookout Ridge, Wellspring Niagara, Collette Travel, Lewis Family Chiropractic, Hospice Niagara, Seniors for Seniors, Pelham Active Transportation Community, Pelham Care, Crime Stoppers Niagara – Seniors Safety, Third Age Learning Niagara, Thrive Therapeutic Recreation, Canadian Cancer Society, Ministry of Transportation, Great Canadian Holidays, Niagara Seniors at Home, Boggios Family of Pharmacies, Fonthill Platform Tennis Club, Pelham Fire Department 
 

ACTIVITIES
Public Skating 10AM - 2PM
Pickleball Demonstration - 9-12
Zumba Demonstration  - 9:30-10:30
Try the Walking Track with Nordic Poles. 
WANT TO TRY THINGS OUT? BRING YOUR RUNNING SHOES & SKATES! 
COME AND VISIT OUR SENIORS ACTIVE LIVING LOUNGE! 
Light lunch & Refreshments at 11:30am
Keynote Speaker: William Thomas from 12:00-12:45pm

No registration required and Transit is FREE for seniors. Call 905-892-2607 x347 to book a ride (48 hours notice is required!)
Funding support for this fair is being provided by the Older Adult Centres’ Association of Ontario (OACAO) and the Ministry of Seniors and Accessibility.