Home News Activities to
Participate in
Events Rentals
 

  

Welcome to the Griffiths Centre!

At the Griffiths Centre we provide programs and activities for seniors in the Black Diamond and Foothills area to meet their recreational, health and social needs. The Griffiths Centre is woven into the life of the community and participates in a wide range of community events – from hosting the local women’s choir to providing the venue for the gingerbread house competition during the annual Christmas Light Up celebration.

For more information on the range of programs and activities offered at the Griffiths Centre, please visit our Scheduled Activities.

For more information about the Griffiths Centre, including our history, current Board of Directors, and Minutes of recent Board and Membership meetings, please visit our “About Us” page.

The Griffiths Centre is a not-for-profit charitable organization located at 122 Government Road in Black Diamond, Alberta. The Griffiths Centre is wheelchair accessible.

October NEWS

The October dinner after the fall meeting was Schnitzel and Spaetzle.
The hall was full and everybody enjoyed it thoroughly.












Next Griffiths Centre Dinner will be
Thursday, November 23: Chicken & Ribs Dinner including a wide variety of salads, and of course, dessert, all for just $14. Open to all members on a first-come-first-served basis. Tickets may be purchased in advance at the Griffiths Centre during breakfast days on Tue/Thu/Fri/Sat from 8:00 - 11:00. Last day for tickets is Tuesday, November 21.

Tickets are going fast so get yours early: All for just $13. Tickets are available during breakfast days on Tue/Thu/Fri/Sat from 8 - 12 noon.

So come and enjoy a nice social evening out with friends, neighbours, and others for good conversation, and of course, Bonnie's great cooking. Open to all members and guests.

Tickets are required which can be purchased during the breakfast days on Tue/Thu/Fri/Sat from 8:00 AM till noon.
Last day for tickets is Thursday, October 5th.


There is also Remembrance Day Veterans Dinner on
Friday, November 10: at 5:30 PM featuring Lasagna, Caesar Salad, Garlic Toast, and Dessert. Cost is $15 for adults, $5 for kids 6 - 12, and FREE for our Veterans and preschool kids. This dinner is sponsored by the United Church in the Valley with proceeds going to the Poppy Fund. Tickets must be purchased in advance from the United Church, John Carmichael, and the Griffiths Centre during breakfast periods on Tue/Thu/Fri/Sat from 8:00 - 11:00 AM.
Last day for tickets is Thursday, November 9th.



Come and get it! Bonnie and the volunteers got it all ready.



REAL Cold Cuts! Just meat, no fat.



Plenty of beer and wine.


Decorations by the quilting group


Andy explaining the cards





September news:

Wednesday, September 6: Choir practice resumes at 1:00 PM. Please contact Ernestine at 403-933-2888 for more information and if you wish to participate.

Wednesdays September 13 NIA Exercise Program resumes from 6 - 7 PM: Nia is a beautiful blend of dance arts, martial arts and healing arts. It is all about the joy of movement in YOUR body's way. A work out for the mind, body and spirit. Perfect for ALL fitness levels. A small fee applies.You can register for the session or feel free to Drop-in....Whatever your heart needs :)
Contact Alyshia-Grace @ 403-652-9642 or alyshia.hobday@gmail.com for more info.

Wednesday, September 20: Floor Curling resumes at 9:30 AM. If you wish to participate, please register by return email by September 3rd when teams and schedules can then be determined. Come and enjoy a social experience in a competitive and fun-filled way. Refreshments and snack are usually available as well as a monthly luncheon. Game times are at 9:30, 10:15, and 11:00. Fees are $10 for the entire season ending in March.

Thursday, September 14 at 5:30: Pork-Loin Dinner. Dinner will include variety of salads, scalloped potatoes, vegetables, and of course dessert, all for just $13. Tickets are available during breakfast days on Tue/Thu/Fri/Sat from 8 - 12 noon. So come and enjoy a nice social evening out with friends, neighbours, and others for good conversation, and of course, Bonnie's great cooking. Open to all members and guests.


Thursday, September 30: Dessert Night at 7:00 PM.




Learn to Move Active Living Program is planned for the summer. Starting date will be set after somebody signs up for it.
Details are in the NEWS category.



































All pictures are by Griffiths Senior Centre members and can be used freely.
Click through for larger size




 
A Reminder about the 'Learn to Move' program at the Griffiths Centre. There are still spots available for the next 4-week sessions starting on October 3rd and 31st.

Meeting agenda is at About, Meetings
October 2017
= Come for breakfast on this day
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
= No breakfast on this day
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
2 3
4 Floor Curling 9:30 AM
Choir practise 1:00 PM
5
6 Municipal Election Candidates Forum
7
8
9
10
11 Floor Curling 9:30 AM
Choir practise 1:00 PM
12
13 Municipal Election Candidates Forum
14
15
16
17
18 Floor Curling 9:30 AM
Choir practise 1:00 PM
19 20
21
22
23
24
25 Floor Curling 9:30 AM
Choir practise 1:00 PM
26
27
28 Collectors Fest from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Details Collectors Fest
sponsored by the Foothills Lions Club. This event is free to everyone young and old, who wishes to trade pins, cards, toys, crafts, and many other things. Its also an opportunity to find that missing piece for your collection, or start a new one; good for stocking stuffers or presents at Christmas. A Silent Auction will also take place. Breakfast and lunch will be available during this period. So come out and check out all the action.
29
30
31
1 Floor Curling 9:30 AM
Choir practise 1:00 PM
2
3
4

At the Griffiths Centre we provide programs and activities for seniors in the community to meet their recreational, health and social needs.  The Griffiths Centre is also known as the Griffiths Memorial Community Centre and the Griffiths Senior Centre. We also have http://griffithscentre.ca and http://griffithscenter.ca
Griffiths Senior Centre
122 Government Road
Box 1024, Black Diamond, AB  T0L 0H0 
Tel 403 933 2167  griffithscentre@hotmail.com

  32539      On Webby Server #35 781  For support write to 2support@webby.com