Getting together never grows old!

We are always looking for a good excuse to gather our members to mix, mingle and celebrate together as a group.

LIVE MUSIC IN OUR COMMUNITY CAFE

Do you love music?  Good food?  Come join us on the second Wednesday of month !
The Silvertones will playing live music from 11:30 to 1:30 p.m.   Pub style food is available!

The dates for the 2020 calendar year are:

  • January 8th
  • March 11th
  • May 13th
  • July 8th
  • September 9th
  • Dec 9th

MONTHLY BIRTHDAY PARTY!

Who doesn’t love a birthday party!  Come join us on the 3rd Wednesday of the month! Every month we have a get together to recognize all members who are celebrating birthdays over cake and refreshments.  Everyone welcome and it is a wonderful way to meet new friends!

The dates for the 2020 calendar year are: 

January 15                            May 20                September 16
February 19                          June 17               October 21
March 18                               July 15                 November 18
April 15                                  August 19           December 16

 

MONTHLY POTLUCK DINNERS!

Love potluck diners?  Come join us on the last Thursday of each month!  Our dinners and theme parties are something our members look forward to. We have formal dinners, costume parties, monthly potlucks, concerts… the list goes on.  Please bring a dish for 4 to 6 people.

The dates for the 2020 calendar year are:
January 30            May 28                 September 24
February 27           June 25               October 29
March 26                July 30                 November 26
April 30                   August 27           December TBD

 

 

EVENTS AT OUR CENTRE

Coffee and Conversation

Tuesday
January 21
1:00 p.m.

Come join us for an informal meeting with the Board of Directors and staff. We want to hear your ideas and views and hope to be able to share some of ours too!

 

 

SOLD OUT – Robbie Burns Dinner – Join us for an evening of good cheer & company!

Wednesday, January 29th
5 pm

Ticket:
$16 member or
$18 non-member
Pre-purchase at the WSAC front desk.

Get yer kilt on’ and shake of the winter blahs. Come help us celebrate the birthday of the infamous poet Robbie Burns with toe-tapping song, toasts and a traditional Burns roast beef dinner.

  • Cash bar with Scotch tasting
  • Door prizes
  • 50/50 draw

 

Community Connector – Presented by Andrew Knack

Saturday, February 1, 2020
12:30 PM-3:30 PM
at the Westend Seniors Activity Centre.


Connecting city to community

Presented by Ward 1 Councillor Andrew Knack, in partnership with the Westend Seniors Activity Centre, Community Connector is an event that will bring Edmontonians and community organizations together to foster conversation, encourage collaboration, and develop lasting connections.

It will also provide attendees an opportunity to learn about the initiatives that the featured community groups and organizations are taking on to foster community connections. This includes a special keynote presentation on Community Safety by Edmonton Police Service’s Chief Dale McFee and closing remarks by REACH Edmonton’s Jan Fox.

During the event, attendees will have the opportunity to speak to over 30 organizations and community groups.

 

 

New Member Tea – Come join us!

Wednesday, February 5th
1:30-2:30 pm
Cost: free

This is an opportunity for any new members, current members who are looking to learn more about the centre and potential members to come in for an informal info session about our programs and services, staffing, events or anything else you might be curious about.

We welcome you to enjoy a free cup of coffee or tea, get to know some of our staff and volunteers and enjoy a tour of the centre if you wish.

 

 

Chocolate & Wine Tasting Event – Presented by Aligra Wine & Spirits

Wednesday
February 12th
6:00 p.m. – WSAC Community Cafe
Tickets $20
purchase at our front desk
Limited to 20 attendees

Let’s have some fun and learn how to pair chocolate …White, Milk & Dark, with wines! We’ll start with some Bubbles, a few Reds and some delicious dessert-style wines. Whether you have a love in your life or just LOVE LIFE, what could be finer than chocolate and wine?

 

 

Valentine’s Day Bingo

Have plans for Valentine’s Day yet? Come join us and have some fun!

Friday, February 14, 2020
2:00 pm
Tickets: $5.00

Tickets must be purchased in advance – deadline Feb 7th

$5 includes your ticket, one card and refreshments. Additional cards are available at the door for $2.00 per card. Bingo chips provided
Prizes for winners  & Door Prizes 

 

 

Chinese New Year Celebration Party

Saturday, Feb 22nd
12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
At WSAC
Tickets:$5.00
Please purchases tickets at the WSAC front desk

Happy Chinese New Year! WSAC is hosting a Chinese New Year celebration party. Snacks and refreshments will be served.

Featured performances:

  • • Chinese musical instruments
  • • Yangko (Chinese Rural Folk Dance)
  • • Tai Chi performances
  • • Traditional dancing

 

 

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Dinner and Dance w/ Live Music

Saturday, February 29, 2020
Time: 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Tickets price: $40
Tickets on sale: January 13th

Dress in your favourite 50’s, 60’s, or 70’s style!! Enjoy the live music of Bridge Motel (7 piece band)

  • Grand Door Prize: Jasper Adventure Package 4 tickets for Maligne Lake boat ride with one-night hotel accommodation (Value: $500.00)
  • Cash Bar
  • 50/50
  • Lots of prizes

Menu:

  • House salad
  • Sliced french bread
  • And your choice of:
    • A quarter baked spring chicken dinner with roast potato & honey glazed carrots OR
    • Vegetarian pasta primavera
  •  Dessert: Lemon chiffon

 

 

St. Patricks Day Pub Night

Tuesday, March 17th
6:00 – 9:00 pm
Tickets:
$16 for members
$18 for non-members
Tickets on sale at the Front Desk

  • Live musical entertainment provided by Terry Jorden
  • Billiards
  • Snacks
  • Cash Bar

 

 

WSAC TRAVEL TRIPS

Road trip – River Cree Casino

When: January 30, 2020
Itinerary:
Bus pick up at WSAC: 10:00 a.m.
Bus return to WSAC: 2:30 p.m.

Price:
$10 for members
$15 for non-members
Please pre-purchase tickets at the front desk.

Tickets cover transportation, lunch, a gift and a $5 voucher.

 

WSAC Travel Trip – The Royal Alberta Museum

Feb. 12th
Bus Pick up at WSAC: 9:30 am
Bus Pick up at the museum:1:30 pm
Return to WSAC by 2:30 pm
Prices:
$24 members
$29 for non-members
The ticket deadline is January 31st

While at the museum you can go at your own pace, as it is a self-guided trip. See as little or as much as you like! You may bring a bag lunch or purchase lunch at the museum cafe at your own cost.

 

WSAC Travel Trip – A Night At The Theatre

Tuesday, March 31st, 2020
Bus Pick up at WSAC: 6:15 pm
Bus Pick up at Theatre: 9:45 pm
Return to WSAC by 10:30 pm
Cost:
$26 for members
$31 for non-members
The ticket deadline of Feb 21st

Theatre only – a meal will not be provided.

A WSAC multi-generational event! Bring your children, grandchildren, friends and neighbours to a fun night at the theatre! The McEwan University will be performing, “Legally Blonde – The Musical” for your enjoyment at Triffo Theatre in Allard Hall.

 

WSAC Travel Trip – South Edmonton’s Bountiful Farmers’ Market

Friday, April 24th
Bus pick up at WSAC: 10:00 am
Bus pick up at the market: 12:30 pm
Return to WSAC by 1:30 pm
The ticket deadline is March 27.

Cost:
$9 for members
$14 for non-members

Join your peers to explore the Bountiful Farmers’ Market, located in Edmonton’s south side! Browse the many vendors available, who sell everything from your favorite fruits and vegetables, to crafts, art, jewellery and more! Snack vendors are also available onsite, for an additional fee.