Square One Older Adult Centre

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To reach Square One Older Adult Centre
Address: 100 City Centre Drive, P.O. Box 2214, Mississauga, Ontario L5B 2C9 Canada
Telephone: 905-615-3207


One-on-One Counseling
Do Your Christmas Shopping with Us!
1st Annual Euchre Tournament - September 1, 2009
Toonie Bingo - September 10, and October 13, 2009
Fall Swap - September 17, 2009
In Memory of George Toyota - September 21, 2009
Volunteer Workshop - September 24, 2009
Our Greatest Hits - October 1, October 2, and October 4, 2009
Fall Fashion Show - Ocober 8, 2009
Flu Shot Clinic - October 21, 2009
Walk-a-Thon - October 23, 2009
Diwali Celebration - October 29, 2009
Remember When - November 11, 2009
Be Informed - Be Healthy: Drug Awareness & Older Adult Health - November 17, 2009
International Lunch - December 1, 2009
Christmas Gift Wrap Fundraiser - December 5-24, 2009
Christmas Lunch and Dance - December 11, 2009
New Member Social - December 16, 2009
Christmas Music - December 17, 2009
New Year's Eve Party - December 31, 2009


One-on-One Counselling

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Need someone to talk to? Book a one-hour appointment with our Social Worker for a free One-on-One Counseling session. Appointments can be made by contacting Lina at (905) 615-3207. Social Workers are provided through a partnership with Family Services of Peel.

"Family Services of Peel (FSP) provides a range of free* counselling services that includes assistance with personal, financial and employment concerns. *Some fees, scaled to income, apply in a few programs."

"Family Services of Peel provides counselling and therapy for a wide range of problems. Focuses include: couple conflict, difficulties resulting from early childhood abuse (physical, emotional and sexual), problematic eating and sleeping patterns, stress resulting from family breakdown, current job loss, family death, illness, financial difficulty, parenting and family relationships."


Fall is the time to clean out the house! The Centre is looking for:

Door Prizes for Special Events

Great clothes for our Fall Swap

Jewellery for our upcoming sale

Canadian Tire money

HBC Rewards Points

Christmas wrapping paper

Bows and ribbons

Used Christmas cards

One or two chess clocks

Paperback books for our Library


Do Your Christmas Shopping with Us!

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Gift Certificates: Square One Older Adult Centre gift certificates may be purchased for memberships and program registrations. Gift certificates make a great gift for friends and relatives.

Entertainment Books are available for Toronto and many cities across North America, starting in September, 2009.

Gift Cards / Certificates: Purchase your gift cards / certificates for a variety of stores monthly at our Centre. There are a variety of major retailers to choose from. Order Due Dates: September 25, October 30, and November 27, 2009.

First Aid Kits: Buy this great item for your family and friends. Orders are due Friday, October 23 and will be available for pick-up after Wednesday, November 11, 2009.

Pocket Kit - $7.
Household Kit - $15.
Car Kit - $20.

It's Your Choice Raffle: November 9 to 18, 2009, in the lobby.

Crafter's Club Show and Sale: November 23 to 26, 2009, in the lobby.

Christmas Raffle: November 30 to December 4, 2009, in the lobby.


1st Annual Euchre Tournament

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Tuesday, September 1, 2009 - Starting at 1:00 p.m.

Join us for this fun and challenging tournament. Plenty of refreshments and lots of prizes!

Advance tickets: $5.00 Members, $6.00 Guests 50+
Sponsored by Regency Retirement Residence


Toonie Bingo

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Thursday, September 10, and Tuesday, October 13, 2009: Starting at 1:30 p.m.

Enjoy snacks at your table and lots of door prizes during this special bingo.
Free jackpot card for all.

Tickets: $2.00 Members, $3.00 Guests 50+.


Fall Swap

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Thursday, September 17, 2009 - Starting at 1 p.m.

Our first ever swish party was such fun, we're bringing it back for the Fall!

Check your closet for those great outfits you never wear and swap them for something new! Bring in your clothing and accessories to Laura between August 4 and September 16, 2009 for your trade vouchers. Donate purses, scarves, jewelry and shoes for our accessory table.

See the Administration Office for more details.

Tickets: $5 Members, $7 Guests.

How Fall Swap works:

1:00 - 2:00 p.m. - Browse and try on clothes. (No clothes can be claimed yet).
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. - Purchase accessories, shoes, jewelry and purses to match! Enjoy a coffee and cake in the cafeteria.
2:00 p.m. - First choice, one item using your BLUE trade voucher. Check in.
2:15 p.m. - Second choice, one item using your YELLOW trade voucher.
2:30 p.m. - Third choice, one item using your GREEN trade voucher.
2:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. - Open shopping. Ticket only shoppers can shop now. No limit on the number of items!!! Show your ticket to check out.

Get ready for this fabulous swish party!

Rules:

Everyone must bring at least one item per round. (Clean and in good condition).
No items will be returned. The leftover items will go to charity.
There is no guarantee that you will find something you love, but there should be lots to choose from.

Proceeds support Square One Older Adult Centre - 905-615-3207.


In Memory of George Toyota

Monday, September 21, 2009 - 2:30 - 4:00 p.m.


The Square One Older Adult Centre Remembers
the Life and Contribution
of Platinum Donor and Long-Time Dedicated Volunteer:

GEORGE TOYOTA


To attend this memorial event, please sign up at the Administration Office.
Location of event: Program Room


Volunteer Workshop

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Thursday, September 24, 2009 - 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.

For Volunteers, by invitation only.

Part 1 - "May I Help You?" Understanding Accessible Customer Service. Learn about serving customers with different disabilities, including information on service animals, support person and assistive devices.

Part 2 - H1N1 - Pandemic Planning & Personal Preparedness.

Location: Auditorium - Buffet Lunch

Many thanks to our Event Sponsor: Sunrise Senior Living.


Jayco Productions and
Square One Older Adult Centre present

Our Greatest Hits

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Thursday, October 1; Friday, October 2, and Sunday, October 4, 2009 -
All performances start at 2:00 p.m.

View some of our Rehearsal Photos.

Revisit the best numbers from our 10 years of shows! Our jazz, tap, line and belly dancers join Janet Thorpe & Company to recreate some of our best musical performances and bring you some great new numbers.

Help us choose the numbers. See the Admin Office for a ballot!

Ticket Price: $10.00 Members, $12 Guests, $6 Children 12 and Under.

Tickets can be purchased at the Administration Office. Cash or cheque acceptqable.

Group ticket sales of 10 or more, call 905-615-3207 and ask for Lina.


Fall Fashion Show


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Thursday, October 8, 2009 from 1:30 - 3:00 p.m.

The cold weather is just around the corner! View the latest in fall fashions by Tan Jay and Alia presented by Sears Square One as you enjoy a delicious dessert.

Shop our Fifth Avenue Jewelry fundraiser.

Ticket price: $6.00 for Members, $7.00 for Guests 50+.


Flu Shot Clinic

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Wednesday, October 21, 2009 from 3:30 - 7:00 p.m.

Let's Beat the Flu! Just drop in and receive your flu shot. Free. Provided by the Region of Peel public health nurses.

Location: Square One Older Adult Centre Auditorium.


Square One Older Adult Centre
Indoor Walk-a-Thon & Continental Breakfast

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Square One Older Adult Centre Walk-a-thon Walkers warming up in Auditorium               Square One Older Adult Centre Walk-a-thon Walkers walking inside Square One Shopping Mall
Walkers warming-up in Auditorium               Walking inside Square One Shopping Mall
Photo by Lina Zita               Photo by Lina Zita

Friday, October 23, 2009 - Registration, Warm-up, Walk, Breakfast to Follow the Walk

Walkers at ALL levels are welcomed.

8:00 a.m. - Registration
8:30 a.m. - Warm-up
8:45 a.m. - Indoor Walk
9:30 a.m. - Continental Breakfast

Where?

At Square One Older Adult Centre
100 City Centre Drive
Mississauga, ON L5B 2C9

Every walker, who raises $20.00 or more, receives a free T-shirt, free continental breakfast, and a chance to win great prizes!
Reward Prize Level for TOTAL Pledges: $40, $80, and $160.

Event Sponsor: V!VA Retirement Living.

Print out a copy of your 2009 Walk-a-Thon Pledge Form or pick one up at the Admininstration Office.

For more information, please contact the Administration Office at 905-615-3207.


Diwali Celebration

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Thursday, October 29, 2009 - Starting at 1:00 p.m.

Join us for this New Year's celebration of the Festival of Lights. Enjoy an Indian luncheon, live music, fashion show, singing, dancing, and more.

Dress up or cultural attire.
Tickets: $12.00 Members, $14 Guests (All Ages).


Remember When

Poppy: Lest We Forget - Remembrance Day Google image from http://pulse.feds.ca/system/files/poppy_300.jpg

Wednesday, November 11, 2009: 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Help us salute the brave men and women who have fought for our country. Sing along to the inspiring songs and enjoy stories that will lift your heart. Wear red to support our troops!

Tickets: $4.00 Members, $6.00 Guests (all ages)


Be Informed - Be Healthy
Drug Awareness & Older Adult Health

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Tuesday, November 17, 2009: 1:30 - 4:00 p.m.

This FREE event includes:

Panel presentatiion
Interactive activities
Displays by community agencies
Refreshments
Prizes and surprises!

Please pick up your free ticket at the Administration Office.

Presented by the Drug Awareness Week Planning Committee.


International Lunch

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Tuesday, December 1, 2009: Starting at 12:30 p.m.

This fabulous luncheon and art show is hosted by our Ethno Cultural groups and features various international foods and entertainment.

This event sells out every year and is for Members only.

Dress up or cultural attire.
Advance tickets: $10.00 Members.


Christmas Gift Wrap Fundraiser

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Saturday, December 5 to Thursday, December 24, 2009
Monday to Saturday: 9:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Sunday: 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Have all of your Christmas gift wrapping done in the Square One shopping Centre this holiday season and support our largest annual fundraiser.

We need you! Please see Karmela Buzdon if you are able to volunteer for gift wrap.


Christmas Lunch and Dance

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Friday, December 11, 2009: Starting at 1:00 p.m.

Celebrate the season with a turkey dinner and all the trimmings and then enjoy live dance music with Phyllis Styles and the Stylistics.

Dress up event.
Tickets: $20.00 Members, $22.00 Guests 50+

Sponsored by: Revera Retirement Living


New Member Social

New Member Social

Wednesday, December 16, 2009 - 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

New and potential members are encouraged to attend this afternoon to learn about our programs, special events and bus trips.

Free admission and light refreshments. Please pick up your ticket at the Administration Office.


Christmas Music

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Thursday, December 17, 2009: Starting at 1:30 p.m.

Sing along to your favourite Christmas songs, take part in the Nativity pageant, then enjoy hot apple cider and Christmas cookies.

Tickets: $4 Members, $5 Guests (all ages)


New Year's Eve Party
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Thursday, December 31, 2009: From 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Celebrate the New Year in style!
Line dance and ballroom dance, socialize with friends, and enjoy wine, hors d'oeuvres and desserts.

Dress up event.
Tickets: $12.00 Members, $14.00 Guests 50+.




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