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 last Wednesday of every month over the summer!  The Silvertones will playing live music from 11:30 to 1:30 p.m.   Pub style food is available!

 

 

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 2019 fall session are:
August 21
September 18
October 16
November 20
December 11

NOTE:  The December birthday party will be hosted December 11th
(Please note: This will be the second Wednesday of December due to Mavie’s being on the 18th.)

 

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 2019 fall session are:
September 26
October 31
November 28
December 19

Note: The December Monthly Potluck dinner will be hosted on December 19th
(Please note that Dec 19 is the third Thursday – we’ve rescheduled it with the potluck group as the final Thursday is Boxing Day.)

 

 

EVENTS AT OUR CENTRE

 

KOREAN TASTY TRAVEL EVENT – Wednesday Sept 4th

When: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Cost: $12.00 – Tickets available at our front desk

Korean Traditional Musical Performance by Edmonton Hanbeat Samulnori Team

 

Korean Traditional Folk painting by artist Stella Sook-kyung Song

Korean Special Lunch
Menu: Bibimbap (main dish), Japchae (appetizer), Kimchi (salad ) and Sujeonggwa (dessert)!

 

 

 

 

Around the World With Red Wines – Presented by Aligra Wines & Spirits

Wednesday September 11th 6:30 p.m. WSAC Community Cafe

Tickets $15
Purchase at our front desk
Limited to 20 attendees

No need to pack your bags or renew your passport! Simply sit down and enjoy a trip around the world through your wine glass! We’ll visit 6 different countries and sample a variety of grapes and styles of wine. With autumn coming it’s a perfect time to hone your skills on delicious Red wines for cooler weather drinking.

 

 

Join Us For Our Fall Harvest High Tea

Thursday September 19th 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Cost:
$10 member
$12 non members

Ticket available at our front desk

Feel like dressing up for the day?  Fascinators, gloves and pearls are encouraged but not required.

 

 

When I’m 64: A Must Do Checklist

Tuesday October 22nd – 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Presentation with a Q&A to follow Handouts from both levels of government will be given to all attendees
Tuesday Oct 22, 2019 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Cost $2.00
Pre-register at our front desk

Did you know there are several seniors’ benefits you need to apply for BEFORE you turn 65 years of age?  Presented by Service Canada and Alberta Seniors and Housing come learn how to access federal and provincial benefits.

Please note: This is not a financial planning course.

 

 

Come join us for a day of murder mystery! – “Murder Among The Matteys”

Thursday October 24th

3:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Dinner and Cash Bar

Tickets $10 members, $12 non members
Tickets available at our front desk and must be purchased ahead of time

murder mystery dinner at Westend Seniors Activity Centre

Each guest is involved in the investigation as their own character and will receive a detailed character description 2 weeks before the event along with some background information on the party. This will give you time to familiarize yourself with the theme and come up with a costume.

Upon arrival, the host will read an introduction and explain how the afternoon is to proceed. You will spend the afternoon chatting with other guests in character until the unthinkable occurs – A MURDER! You will now need to find out more information from the other mateys to try and find out who the murderer is.

This will be a fun filled evening of mystery, food and great company. Tickets include your murder mystery package,pirate themed food and beverages.

 

 

Roll Out the Barrels – of Whiskey!” – Presented by Aligra Wine & Spirits

Wednesday Oct 30th 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. – Community Cafe

Tickets $20.00
Purchase at our front desk
Limited to 20 attendees

Attention Scotch lovers!  Join us for some Scottish lore and interesting discussion about different styles of whisky. We’ll sample four distinct types from four regions of Scotland. You can even wear your Clan Tartan!

 

 

WSAC TRAVEL TRIPS!

TRAVEL TRIP TO RIVER CREE CASINO – Thursday, September 12th

Bus Departs WSAC at 11:00 am
Returns to WSAC at 3:30 pm
Cost: $10 for members & $15 non-members
Tickets cover transportation, lunch, a gift and $5 voucher.

PLEASE VISIT OUR FRONT DESK TO REGISTER!

 

 

MUNDARE & VEGREVILLE ROAD TRIP! COME JOIN US!

October 3rd, 2019

Itinerary:
Pick up at WSAC: 10:00 am (travel will be on a coach style bus)
Return from Vegreville: 3:30 pm
Arriving at WSAC by approx. 5:00 pm
Cost: $60 for members, $65 for non-members

Mundare activities included:

  • Basilian Fathers Museum – tour https://www.basilianmuseum.ca/ 
  • Stawnichy’s Sausage
  • Lunch at Baba’s Attic and Cafe. Members can choose between egg salad or chicken salad sandwich, Borscht and Pie
  • Onward to Vegreville, members will go to see the giant pysanka sculpture

 

 

JOIN US FOR A WSAC ROAD TRIP!
– Hosted by Friends of WSAC Member Touchmark Wedgewood

Friday October 4th 2019

Bus leaves WSAC @ 10:30 a.m.
Fitness class @ 11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Buffet lunch @ noon
Bus returns to WSAC at 1:30

Stretching – Come enjoy a 45 minute fitness class where you will learn the different types of stretching techniques and when to incorporate them into your daily routine.

Cost $5.00
(includes class, transportation & lunch)
Maximum of 16 spots
Purchase tickets at front desk

 

JOIN US FOR A WALKING TOUR OF EDMONTON’S DOWNTOWN PEDWAYS!
Wednesday October 16th 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Intinerary:
10:00 am: Bus will pick up members at WSAC
10:30 am to 1:30 pm: Tour of The Churchill, Lunch, and then Walking Pedway Tour
1:30 pm: Bus will leave to return to WSAC

Are you physically active and adventurous? Do you like social activities? Come join us at the Churchill by Revera Retirement Residence in downtown Edmonton for lunch and a tour of downtown Edmonton’s pedways!

DID YOU KNOW…

The indoor pedway system consists of underground and above ground walkways connecting various Downtown buildings and malls. The pedways provide Edmontonians and visitors with year-round comfort and convenience and has indoor access to 3 LRT stations in the downtown core.

Co-hosted by Friends of WSAC partner Churchill by Revera!

Cost:
$5.00 members
$8.00 Non members
Purchase tickets at WSAC front desk

 

St. Albert Dinner Theatre’s presentation of “Homecoming”

Thursday November 14th 5:15 pm to 11:00 pm

Tickets: Please purchase at our front desk
$74.00 members
$84.00 non members

Ticket price includes: Bus, dinner buffet and show

Jerry Wilson has always planned to pass his family farm on to the next generation. When Jerry’s broken leg spurs he and his wife Marlene to retire sooner than expected, the couple moves to a new home in nearby Stony Valley and their son Greg comes home from the city to take over the farm.

Hilarious results follow a series of gaffs as everyone tries to fulfill a role they aren’t ready for!​

 

 

 

Love Movies? Join us for a Road Trip! – Presented by Revera Riverbend

November 19th

Itinerary:
Bus leaves WSAC at 11:00 a.m.
Lunch 11:30 to 12:30 p.m.
Bus returns to WSAC at 3:00 p.m.
Tickets $5.00

“Living a Life of Purpose” – Demonstrated through films created by local youth starring Edmonton Revera residents.

“When you retire you’re not giving up. You are simply changing direction”