Spring Summer 2024 Activity Guide

cityofnanaimo prc_nanaimo (#ilovemyparksandrec) 75 FREE (OR ALMOST FREE) PROGRAMS Especially for 60+ Participants Bowen Park Library Those interested in borrowing books are welcome to visit our library. You can borrow books at no charge, but please bring them back to share with others. Limit two books per visit. M-F | 8:30 am-4:30 pm | FREE Bowen Park Complex Mobile Hearing Clinic Ears To You Mobile Hearing Clinic offers mobile hearing tests to people in Nanaimo helping treat and diagnose hearing issues. If you think you’re dealing with hearing loss or need any assistance with adjusting or replacing your hearing aids, our ear care professionals can help you with quick, affordable diagnostic services and effective solutions. Our mobile hearing clinic can come straight to your front door. Our services include hearing aids, accessories and hearing tests. This is FREE, but please call us at 250-755-7501 to book an appointment. Instructor: Ears to Your Wed, May 1 | 12:30-3:30 pm | FREE Wed, Jun 5 | 12:30-3:30 pm | FREE Tue, Jul 2 | 9 am-12 pm | FREE Tue, Aug 6 | 9 am-12 pm | FREE Bowen Park Complex Will & Estate Planning This FREE course is available to anyone. During this presentation, helpful hints will be shared on the preparation of wills and estate planning. Instructor: Stuart Green, Lonsdale Funeral Group Inc. Wed, May 8 | 1:30-2:30 pm | FREE | 115344 Wed, Aug 14 | 1:30-2:30 pm | FREE | 117064 Bowen Park Complex Stroll with a Pro Walk with one of our local biologists to discover: BIRDS OF PREY Sun, Apr 28 | 10-11:15 am | FREE | 116938 Tue, May 14 | 6-7:15 pm | FREE | 116940 Buttertubs Marsh (Miner’s Cottage) TURTLES Thu, Jun 4 | 6-7:15 pm | FREE | 118381 Buttertubs Mark (Miner’s Cottage) Sat, Jun 15 | 10-11:15 am | FREE | 116948 Diver Lake Park Hello, Neighbour Come have coffee, meet and greet other seniors who live near (but not limited to) the Oliver Woods Community Centre. This is open to Nanaimo Harbour City Members and non members for a chance to socialize and listen to short presentations. Coffee and goodies are provided. Please bring your own mug. Members $6/time; Non Members: $9/time Wed, Apr 3, May 1, Jun 5 | 10-11 am | 113895 Oliver Woods Community Centre The following workshops are provided courtesy of instructors Helena Brennert, Clinic Nurse Educator & Reid Coleman, B.Kin with HME Home Health Stay Healthy & Active As We Age You can work towards a healthy heart and strong bones through safety, nutrition and physical activity to improve overall well-being, reduce the risk of heart disease and falls and enhance your overall quality of life. It’s never too late to make positive changes. Coffee/tea/ treats will be provided. Wed, Mar 27 | 1:30-2:30 pm | FREE | 109891 Bowen Park Complex Being Proactive, Aging at Home Join us for an information session on how to age safely at home. Be proactive and prevent falls by exploring accessibility equipment costs and what home modifications can be made for aging in place, such as installing grab bars, ramps, mobility equipment or a stairlift. Refreshments will be provided. Wed, May 1 | 1:30-2:30 pm | FREE | 115260 Bowen Park Complex