Canada, I’m proud, a country with the courage to stand by its conctions.
A great day for Canada but a very sad one for those many countries who supposedly are friends of Canada. To quote ‘the Donald,’…“Sad, sad, sad. Very bad.”
Read more at Washington POST
The FALL Guide to the programs offered by the City of Pickering is now available.
The choices seem endless.
View the guide at CITY GUIDE
Stay younger by joining a book club. Meet new people, make new friends and be engaged socially. Explore some of the book clubs connected with the
Pickering Public Library:
______________________ ___BOOK CLUBS
Volunteering benefits your mental health. Numerous studies strongly indicate that older adults who volunteer reduce the risk of cognitive impairment by more than 25%. Read more at VOLUNTEERS.
We are asking for your help with a project to build a volunteering database.
Do you volunteer? Where? Does the organization accept other volunteers? What kind of activity is involved in that volunteering? Could you send information to Richard at firstname.lastname@example.org
This September register for a computer class, WINDOWS 10 or iPad offered by the City of Pickering at two locations in the city. Friendly atmosphere, relaxed instruction, easy learning. More information available in August at the city link:
__________ CITY COURSES
Use a computer much? NOTEZILLA is a “must have” application. Try it for free. It will become an indispensable tool to your electronic workspace.
Read more at BETTER AGEING
ONE man left in all FIVE PPL Book Clubs. His days may be numbered by the library’s new direction. He will be eliminated as a book club member when these clubs are eliminated as they stand in mid-2019. Is the PPL’s new policy throwing the current book clubs under the bus? Or is the policy sexist?
Read more at LIBRARY HAPPENINGS
Seniors and Disabled can apply for assistance with snow removal as of the last week of August 2018
Application deadlines October 12, 2018
[ Applicable fee and a limited number of applicants. ] Application details at SNOW
Reminder from City Councillor Shaheen Butt
Here’s an example of AGEISM. Don’t know what it is? You should if you are over 55 because it affects you more often than you think.
I wanted to adopt a new puppy but guess what….I’m too old. Read on at OLD
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