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Weekly Activities: Monday January 15th – Friday January 19th

Monday January 15th- Today we will enjoy a muffin in the third floor café. Feel free to stay and chat or enjoy a cup of coffee. For those who are staying in, we will be playing a movie at 1:00 in the 3rd floor café! We will also be making two trips to Walmart sunrise center at 1:15 and 1:45.

Tuesday January 16th- Today Anne Marie will be in for a multi- faith church service starting at 10:30 in the 1st floor chapel. In  the afternoon we will be having a “make your own oatmeal” activity in the 3rd floor café, and there will be lots of fun toppings to try out! at 3:00 we will be having a game of carpet darts in the 1st floor activity room.

Wednesday January 17th- Today we will start out with our weekly word search races and scones in the 3rd floor café! We will knit the afternoon away followed by our resident food meeting. All questions and comments are welcome.

Thursday January 18th- This morning we will have our surprise drink of the week in the 3rd floor Café. 2 hands clay will be coming in to make an exciting craft out of clay! Sign up sheets are in the green binder by the front desk.

Friday January 19th- It’s time again for our weekly newspaper reading and discussion! Join us in the 3rd floor café at 9:30! In the afternoon we will be playing a game of Euchre followed by smart exercises and visits from our furry friends!

Weekly Activities: Monday January 8th to Friday January 12th

Monday January 8th- Please join us in the Café to enjoy a raisin bran muffin. Smart exercises will take place at 10:30 in the 1st floor activity room followed by an afternoon of carpet darts in the 1st floor activity room.

Tuesday January 9th- This morning we will have fresh cookies over a game of giant crosswords. In the afternoon we will have our order in pizza lunch followed by a wheel of fortune game.

Wednesday January 10th- Meet at 9:30 in the third floor café for some word search races. Ken Lukas will be in at 10:30 for a church service followed by sit N knit in the afternoon.

Thursday January 11th- Please help yourself to a cup of warm tea in the third floor café! the travelling tuck cart will be coming around all floors. In the afternoon Paul Shalm will be in to play some beautiful melodies on the piano.

Friday January 12th- Please join us in the 3rd floor café for our weekly newspaper reading and discussion. In the afternoon we will have a game of scrabble, followed by exercises and our weekly dog visits!

Weekly Activities: Sunday December 31st to Friday January 5th

Sunday December 31- Happy new year! Please join Bridgette in the 3rd floor Café for a new years eve party at 6:30 pm.

Monday January 1st- Happy New Year everyone! Hope you have a wonderful start to 2018.

Tuesday January 2nd – Come to the 3rd floor Café at 9:30 for a fresh baked cookie! We will be playing giant crosswords followed by smart exercises in the 1st floor activity room. In the afternoon we will be having a sing-a-long on the piano with Helen Stephens in the dining room. In the evening our favorite golden retrievers will be in for a visit!

Wednesday January 3rd – Please join us for word search races in the third floor café at 9:30. Calvin Presbyterian will be in for a church service at 10:30. We will spend the afternoon knitting our troubles away! In the evening Ruth will be in for tea and tales! Meet in the 3rd floor café at 7:00pm.

Thursday January 4th – Our weekly tuck-shop will be coming door to door selling toiletries and treats! we will be serving our drink of the week in the 3rd floor Café. In the afternoon we will be making a special chocolate surprise in chocolate therapy. Join Ryan in the 1st floor activity room for a game of bingo!

Friday January 5th- Please join us for the weekly reading of the newspaper followed by St. Joseph’s Catholic church service. In the afternoon I invite you for a game of Euchre or Wii bowling. Smart exercises will be held in the 1st floor activity room at 2:15.

Weekly Activities : Monday December 25th to Friday December 29th

Monday December 25th- Merry Christmas everyone! Wishing you a safe and happy Christmas this year.

Tuesday December 26th – Boxing day

Wednesday December 27th- Today we will having morning word search races in the 3rd floor Café followed by a Church Service by St. Andrews church. In the afternoon we will be knitting followed by a game of carpet darts!

Thursday December 28th- This morning we will be coming by with our travelling tuck cart! We sell everything from toiletries to chocolate bars! In the afternoon we will be having our Travelogue on the North Pole, followed by bingo, and an evening performance by the very talented Bluegrass Café!

Friday December 29th- We will start the day with reading the newspaper over a cup of coffee and some donuts. In the afternoon we will be playing Euchre and scrabble followed by some visits from some furry friends!

Weekly Activities: Monday December 18th to Friday December 22nd

Monday December 18th- Come join us in the 3rd floor Café to enjoy a fresh muffin! This afternoon will be our last shopping trip to Stanley Park Mall before the holidays!

Tuesday December 19th- Today we will be having a Multi Faith church service at 9:30 with Anne Marie! In the afternoon Michael Toby will be here to sing some hymn songs with us.

Wednesday December 20th- Today is Pajama day! Sport your favorite pair of jammies all day as we celebrate our December birthdays in the dining room at 2:00! Kim Atkins will be in for some musical entertainment.

Thursday December 21st- Time for our monthly lunch bunch to Swiss Chalet! There are deals for holiday feasts in December! Sign up sheets will be in the green binder in the front lobby.

Friday December 22nd – Friday we have our Tim Horton’s coffee and our Roman Catholic Church Service. In the afternoon we will enjoy a Christmas movie called “The Polar Bear Express.” In the evening we will be having our annual Girlfriends show with music from the 40’s 50’s and 60’s!

Weekly Activities : Monday December 11th- Friday December 15th

Monday December 11th-  Today is the 2nd out of three shopping trips this month! We will be heading to Walmart at 1:15 and 1:45.

Tuesday December 12th: We will spend the morning playing some Giant Crosswords and in the afternoon we will have dog visits and popcorn threading!

Wednesday December 13th- We have a lot in store today! We will start off with word search races in the 3rd floor Café and knit the afternoon away! We will also be playing a Christmas game called “Blow the Fuse”

Thursday December 14th- Today we have a very musical day! At 2:00 meet in the dining room for Christmas music on the piano with Paul Shalm  followed by Country Boys at 6:30!

Friday December 15th- Today we will read the news paper over a cup of hot coffee and some donuts! In the afternoon we will be making a Christmas craft and have visits with our furry friends

Weekly Activities: Monday December 4th to Friday December 8th

Monday December 4th – Since Christmas is right around the corner we are going to be having 3 shopping trips in the month of December! Sign up sheets are in the activity office on the 3rd floor and vans will be leaving at 1:15 and 1:45.

Tuesday December 5th – Today we will be transforming all the doors in Conestoga Lodge into a Christmas wonderland! Put on your thinking caps and get ready to decorate your door into a holiday dream! Santa Paws pictures will be taking place in the evening so smile for the camera.

Wednesday December 6th- Today is Christmas sweater day! We invite you to join us in dressing festive for our annual Grand River Christmas tea where we will enjoy plenty of holiday fun!

Thursday December 7th- Today is our resident family Christmas party! In the morning the residents will be making the cranberry sauce for the party for all to enjoy. Doors will be opening at 5:00 followed by musical entertainment by Keith Toby. Can’t wait to see everyone there!

Friday December 8th- Today we will start off with our weekly newspaper reading and discussion. In the spirit of Christmas we will  have “The Night Before Christmas” game starting at 1:30 in the 3rd floor Café.

Weekly Activities: Monday November 27th- Friday December 1st

Monday November 27th- Starting off the day with a freshly baked muffin and a film! In the afternoon we will have two trips to Stanley Park Mall! It’s a great time to do some Christmas shopping.

Tuesday November 28th- Today there will be freshly baked cookies and adult coloring happening at 9:30 in the 3rd floor Cafe. At 11:00 we will be heading to the Elora Raceway for our monthly lunch bunch. Hope you are feeling lucky!

Wednesday November 29th- Today we will be decorating Conestoga lodge top to bottom with Christmas decorations! We invite all residents to participate in decorating our five Christmas trees. We will also have some hot chocolate and fruit cake to enjoy!

Thursday November 30th- Every week we come by with our travelling tuck cart!In the evening we will have our Bluegrass Cafe for entertainment.

Friday December –  It’s time for our weekly newspaper reading! Come to the 3rd floor cafe and enjoy coffee and timbits at 9:15. In the afternoon we will have our exercise class and a game of Euchre!

Weekly Activities- November 20th – 25

Monday November 20th- Today’s movie will be The Great Outdoors! A comedy featuring  John Candy! Join us in the 3rd floor Cafe at 9:30

Tuesday November 21st- Today we will start the morning with our giant crossword puzzles at 9:30 in the third floor cafe followed by some musical entertainment at 2:00 in the dining room.

Wednesday November 22nd -Today St. Andrews church will be holding a televised church service. The elders from the church will be giving communion. This evening we will have tea and tales with Ruth starting at 7:00 in the 3rd floor Cafe!

Thursday November 4th-  Today we will have musical entertainment with one of our residents here at Conestoga Lodge. Greg will be singing for us and playing the guitar for us at 2:00 in the dining room. We will also have the Kitchener library coming in with books to rent in the 3rd floor Cafe.

Friday November 25th- Today we will have our weekly reading of the newspaper followed by exercises and visits from our furry dog friends!

Weekly Activities November 13th-17th

Monday November 13th – There is nothing better than a freshly baked muffin to start your day! Join us in the 3rd floor lounge for a muffin  followed by smart exercises in the 1st floor activity room. There will be two trips to Stanley park shopping mall in the afternoon.

Tuesday November 14th-  At 9:30 We will be having baked cookies in the Café while we color our cares away. After lunch we will have our November birthday Party. The theme for the party will be Mad Hatter!

Wednesday November 15th- Today we will be having Chinese lunch. Sign up sheets for the lunch will be on the second floor in the green binder. Please join us in the afternoon for knitting and Christmas Choir practice

Thursday November 16th- This morning we will be coming by with our travelling tuck cart! We sell everything from chocolate bars to toothpaste. In the afternoon we will have some musical entertainment by Paul Shalm followed by a game of bingo.

Friday November 17th-  If you like to read the newspaper over a hot cup of Jo join us in the third floor Café at 9:15. The afternoon will consist of a Euchre tournament followed by dog visits from our lovely furry friends.