Candora Society of Edmonton, The

Adult Activities


Description
Provides a variety of activities for adults living in the Abbottsfield / Rundle area to come together to socialize, learn new skills, and enhance their lives in a positive and supportive environment.

Service offers:

  • a variety of activities for adults

Includes:

  • multicultural volunteer program - connecting newcomers and immigrants with a variety of volunteer opportunities including cooking, cleaning, childcare, teaching a course, administrative tasks, special events, and more
  • 50s Group - for active older adults to share good times, educational opportunities, field trips, and more
  • Healthy Active Living - focusing on wellness through physical activity and good nutritional choices; working with a group; offers a walking club and weight management tracking if desired
  • Multicultural Women's Group - aiming to connect women to resources, create friendships, and become aware of government, education, parenting, and financial systems; topics change monthly and are selected by participants; a light snack is provided; childcare may be available if pre-arranged
  • Gardening Club - offering opportunities to work together on a community garden and to learn about planting, caring for, and harvesting a garden
  • sewing classes
  • English Language Learning (ELL) - allowing participants to improve or learn English, practice pronunciation, reading, speaking, listening, writing, and comprehension; beginner and advanced classes available; includes a snack; childcare available for preschool children
  • Conversation Kitchens - offers cooking classes while working on literacy and English skills
  • Girl's Afternoon Out - for women to learn how to make jewelry, bookmarks, scrapbook, or share ideas for crafting
  • Karaoke and Star Country Jams - adult-only evenings of singing
  • Mastering your Money Classes - free monthly discussions on savings, credit issues, banking, how to make more money, our history with money and why we spend the way we do, and budgeting
  • Learning in the Mall literacy activity - helping improve reading, writing, and math skills through free classes and tutoring; childcare may be available
  • Health for Two and More - a support program for prenatal moms and new parents / grandparents / caregivers of infants to 12 months; they gather in a safe and supportive environment to learn about nutrition, health, pregnancy, breastfeeding, infant care, and child development; reading, storytelling, and topics of interest covered; access to nutrition, medical professionals, and other supports are available through the program
Affiliation: Healthy Active Living is funded by Region 6 Child and Youth Services and the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC).Multicultural Women's Group is funded by Edmonton Family and Community Support Services (FCSS).English Language Learning (ELL) is funded by the Edmonton Community Adult Learning Association (ECALA).
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • 18 years and older
  • residing in the Abbottsfield / Rundle area
Programs may be targeted specifically to:
  • seniors
  • women
  • or newcomers
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service:
  • contact for dates, times, and locations
Registration may be required.Program may be affected by COVID-19. Contact for information.Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: Yes,

There may be a waiting list.

Telephone
780-474-5011
Web Site
http://www.candora.ca
Email
info@candorasociety.com
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: No -
Legal Status
Registered Not-For-Profit
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
March 12, 2020
Address
3210 118 Avenue NW
Edmonton, AB, T5W 4W1
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Hours of Operation
Mon
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Tue
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Wed
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Thu
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Fri
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM