Aging Well Together

Programs, classes and workshops are run seasonally throughout the year. The City offers fitness, dance, arts, leisure, and special interest options that have been specifically designed, and priced to suit older adults. View the City Services and Leisure Guide.


Upcoming 55+ Exclusive Events

Event Location Details

Spotlight Garden Series

Saturday, September 21

10:00am - 1:00 pm

GALCC

Free 55+ Seminar
Topic: How to Preserve Vegetables & Herbs

Call to reserve your spot, 905.420.4660 ext 6104 or online with eventbrite.com

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Wellness Seminar

Tuesday, September 24

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

 

Pickering Public Library, Central Branch

This is a free interactive seminar about
Exercise and Nutrition for Mental Health with guest speaker, Igor Kilbanov

View the event poster for details.

To reserve your space for this free seminar, call 905.420.4660 ext. 6104 or register online at eventbrite.com

 

Spotlight Garden Series

Thursday, September 26
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

 GALCC

Free 55+ Seminar

Topic: Making Jam

Call to reserve your spot, 905.420.4660 ext 6104 or online with eventbrite.com

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Spotlight Series

Thursday September 26
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Pickering Museum Village

Free 55+ Seminar

Topic: iCloud Presentation

Call to reserve your spot, 905.420.4660 ext 6104 or online with eventbrite.com

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OACAO Information & Active Living Fair

Wednesday, October 2

9:00 am - 2:30 pm

CHDRC

Free 55+ Pickering resident event

Focus on living and aging well in our community. Keynote speaker, interactive booths, demonstrations, games, giveaways and prizes.

Free lunch for the first 300 registrants.

To reserve your space for this free seminar, call 905.420.4660 ext. 6104 or register online at eventbrite.com

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Floral Creations

Wednesday, October 2
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

GALCC

Registered Workshop

Expert florists will lead particiants to design and build stunning holiday table centerpiece.

Cost is $65.00
Register now. Activity code:16430

Spotlight Garden Series

Thursday, October 10
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

GALCC

Free 55+ Seminar

Topic: Preparing Your Garden for Winter

Call to reserve your spot, 905.420.4660 ext 6104 or online with eventbrite.com

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Escape Room Event

Thursday, October 17

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

PMV - Redman House

Free 55+ Pickering resident event

"Escape the Dollhouse"

Free event for Pickering residents 55+.

Call to reserve your spot, 905.420.4660 ext 6104 or online at eventbrite.com

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Jewellery Creations

Wedesday, November 6
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

 GALCC

Registered Workshop

Create a bracelet using semi precious stones and sterling silver.

Cost is $55.00
Register now. Activity code:15687 

Poinsettia Tea

Sunday, December 1
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

CHDRC

Tickets on sale the first week of November.
Must be purchased in advance. Available at Chestnut Hill Developments Rec Complex, East Shore CC, and George Ashe LCC. 

Holiday Cookies

Saturday, December 14
10:00am – 2:00pm

PMV - Redman House

Registered Workshop

Let's get together and make some fan favourite holiday cookies!

Cost is $40.00
Register now. Activity code: 16678 

Paint Like a Master

Wednesday, December 18

10:00am – 1:00pm

 CHDRC

Registered Workshop

Join us for some instructor led artistic fun as we create our own masterpiece to take home. Includes all supplies & refreshments.

Cost is $25.00
Register now. Activity code: 17384

Complete City Event listings can be found on the Great Events Calendar


Aging W55newscoverell Together Newsletter                

Fall is Here! Fall 2019 Edition

Subscribe to receive the 55+ Enewsletter by email for your chance to win a tablet!
Random name draw will take place once we reach 500 subscribers.


Senior of the Year Award & Nominations

The City of Pickering is excited to be able to honour one local senior for their outstanding accomplishments.
To be eligible for the award, the nominee must be a Pickering resident over 65 years of age, and have enriched the social, cultural, or civic life of the community.

Do you know a person deserving of this award? 
Tell us about your nominee, and their accomplishments, in a one page submission. Include contact information for both the nominator, and the nominee.
2019 NOMINATIONS are now CLOSED.  The 2019 award winner will be announced to the public in June 2019.
We will be accepting nominations for the 2020 award from September 1, 2019 - February 13, 2020.


Clubs and Activities

Catch up with old friends, or make new ones at one of Pickering's Seniors' Clubs and take advantage of the exciting programs and activities each has to offer!

Rouge Hill Seniors' Club

George Ashe Library & Community Centre 
470 Kingston Road West 
905.420.4660 ext. 6103

Adults 50+ are invited for social fun and activities. The club operates Monday to Friday, with monthly meeting on the first Thursday of the month at 1 pm. Membership is required (nominal yearly fee).

Darts, Carpet Bowling, Billiards, board games, Euchre, Tai Chi, presentations, and more!

Members of the club pose with local officer

Police Officer, Sean Samuels, and members of our Rouge Hill Seniors' Club, show off their snooker skills for the Durham Elder Abuse Network Safety Calendar. 

South Pickering Seniors' Club

East Shore Community Centre
910 Liverpool Road South
905.420.5049
email our Membership Director

The South Pickering Seniors' Club invites Adults 55+ to participate in various social activities. Club operates Monday to Saturday with weekly meetings on Tuesdays at 12:45 pm. Membership is required (nominal yearly fee).

Activities include darts, shuffleboard, carpet bowling, dance, fitness, tai chi, bingo, chess, card games and more!

St Martins Seniors' Club

1201 St Martins Drive, Pickering, ON
905.839.8992

Claremont Golden Age Seniors' Club

Claremont Community Centre
4941 Old Brock Road, Claremont
905.649.2320

Greenwood Seniors' Club

Greenwood United Church
2475 Concession 6, Greenwood, ON
905.683.6217

Bay Ridges Seniors' Euchre Club

Mondays from 7:00 - 10:30 pm
at East Shore Community Centre
Beginner to Advanced - Come out and play!

Pickering Lawn Bowling Club

Visit the Pickering Lawn Bowling Club website for more information. 

2 Pickering PROBUS Clubs

Probus Pickering Lakeside
Accepting new members
visit online at probuspickeringlakeside.ca

Visit the PROBUS website for information.


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