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Headingley Lunch & Learn Presentations

The Headingley Senior Services is excited to announce the return of Lunch & Learns to Headingley!

Location: Headingley Community Centre, 5353 Portage Avenue

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To register for Lunch and the presentation, please call Kristie Todd, Senior Services Coordinator with Headingley Senior Services at 204-889-3132.

Please note: Lunch is $9.00 and starts at 12:00pm. The presentation taking place after the lunch is FREE to participate! (If you would only like to attend the presentation, please contact Kristie as space is limited)

Fall 2021 Lunch & Learn Presentations
Wednesday, September 8
1:00 pm
Register by: September 3
Healthy Brains
Presenter: Sue Mackenzie, Active Aging Manitoba
Active Aging in Manitoba in collaboration with the Alzheimer Society of Manitoba has developed a 1-hour presentation/discussion on healthy habits that can contribute to a healthy brain and a positive outlook. This topic will look at Mental Well-being ...a state in which the individual realizes his or her own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to his or her community.
Wednesday, November 3
1:00 pm
Register by: October 29
Capturing your Family History through Creative Writing
Presenter: Mary Lou Driedger, Writer's Guild of MB
Join us for a lively discussion with local writer MaryLou Driedger! MaryLou is a member of the Manitoba Writer's Guild and focuses on creative writing and historical fiction.

In 1907 MaryLou Driedger's grandfather Peter Schmidt was a young boy immigrating by train to Canada from the United States. Unfortunately, on the journey the boxcar he was traveling in with his family's horses, became uncoupled from the rest of the train. MaryLou's 2021 best-selling novel Lost on the Prairie is a fictional adventure story imagining what happened to her grandfather as he made his way across the mid-west attempting to reunite with his family. In her visual presentation MaryLou will explain the extensive research she did both in Canada and the United States to make the book authentic to time and place and how writing the novel helped her get to know her grandfather who died when she was just a young child. You can read more about the book at maryloudriedger.com.

MaryLou will have copies of her book available for $15.