Seniors, Arts & Crafts this [email protected] Active 55+ Drop-In Centre

Knitted Socks/Newfie Mitts: November 4th
These knitted socks and mitts will make great gifts for the whole family. Whether you have taken the class before, need a refresher or want a new pattern, join Bev as she guides you through the pattern. Knitting and purling knowledge is required. 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Cost $5.00 plus supplies Duration 3 weeks Instructor: Bev Breathat

Traditional Hand Rug Hooking: November 10th
Using recycled wool cloth and other fabrics, complete a rug hooking project.
10:15 AM – 12PM  Cost $2.00 Drop in Pass  Instructor: Betty Currie

Paper Quilling Poinsettia Ball: November 12th
For this class you will need to bring a dozen pictures to choose from for your Christmas Ball. What a great way to display family photo. 10:30 AM – 4 PM  Cost $25.00 includes kit  Instructor: Ann Lefave

Shading with a Sharpie Workshop: November 12th & 19th
Learn to use a sharpie to texture and shade your drawing. You will discover the many ways to use your sharpie as a drawing medium. All levels welcome. 10:30 AM 12:30 PM
Cost $10.00 plus supplies  Instructor: Melanie Johns

Watercolour Cards: November 13th
Learn how to easily make all occasion greeting cards using watercolour techniques. Some painting experience required. 10:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Cost $20.00 plus supplies  Instructor: Taimi Poldmaa

Quilting “O Christmas Tree Wall Hanging”: November 13th
Get started on a new decoration to display over the holiday season. This fun to make project is also great for beginners. 1:00 – 4 PM  Cost $7.00 plus supplies  Instructor: Joan Davis

Comfort Dolls: November 16th
This group of volunteers come to knit, crochet or stuff dolls. Projects are then donated to the Sault Area Hospital  1 – 4 PM

Creative Memories Photo Scrapbooking: November 17th
Let’s get creative and organized through scrapbooking. Lanny will be here to guide you through steps in creating your memorable pages. Please bring all your own supplies.
10:30 AM – 4 PM  Cost: $15.00, bring your own supplies  Instructor: Lanny Clarke

Quilting “Reindeer Table Runner”: November 18th
This reindeer table runner is fused raw edges applique machine sewn and quilted project made with one background fabric and one fabric for the reindeer. Optional patterns will be available for placemats or a throw cushion. 10:30 AM – 4 PM  Cost $7.00 plus supplies Duration: 2 days  Instructor: Nancy Sachro

Paper Quilling “Snowflakes”: November 19th
Come out and try this craft great project! Display your snowflake in a picture frame to hang or table display. This snowflake won’t melt away! 10:30 AM 12:30 PM
Cost $23.00 includes kit  Instructor: Anna Lefave

Quilting “Star Paper Piecing Block”: November 23rd
Learn this block to make either a runner or quilt. Sewing and quilting knowledge is an asset.
10:30 AM- 4 PM  Cost $7.00 plus supplies  Instructor: Susie Kainula

Fused Glass Snowman: November 23rd
Everyone loves snowman, make this one to hang on a tree or window. Fun & easy to make. 1:30 – 3:30 PM  Cost: $21.00 includes kit  Instructor: Tiffany Runge

Learn to Use a Cricut Machine: November 24th
Find out how to work a cricut machine. Join Shannon as she demonstrations the features of this machine while making a Christmas themed project. Learn about the endless possibilities of the cricut machine.  5:00 – 7:00 PM  Cost: $5.00  Instructor: Shannon Maki

Hug a Tree, Knit a Scarf: November 26th
Knit, crochet these scarfs in various colours and sizes. These scarfs will hug a tree at Clerque Park and other outdoor skating parks. Yarn is supplied. Bring your own needles. 1:00 – 4 PM


Knitting/Swedish Weaving/Crochet: This group meets weekly to work on individual projects. You must come with all your own supplies. 1PM – 3 PM  Cost: $2.00 Drop in pass


Wood Bee Carvers: Join this group & work independently on individual projects. Must bring all your own supplies. 6:30-8:30 PM  Cost: $2.00 Drop in pass.


Open Painting: Work on your own individual painting project. Must bring all your own supplies. 10:15 AM – 12:15  Cost: $2.00 Drop in pass

Christmas Cheer: This group of ladies meet weekly to work on various projects that will be donated to Christmas Cheer. The centre supplies yarn, please bring your favourite pattern and needles. This is a free program. 10:30 – 11:45 AM


Crochet: This group meets weekly to work on individual projects. You must come with all your own supplies. 10:15 AM – 12 PM Cost: $2.00 Drop in pass

$2.00 – $25.00

Pre-registration for all programs is required, Here’s How!

Onsite Programming – Call to sign up: 705-254-6474, Email us: [email protected] or register online at 

NOTE: An Active 55+ “Drop-in Program Pass” is recommended for all $2 programs. Purchase your passcard at the service desk. Pick up yours today!

5 passes – $10
10 Passes – $20
15 Passes – $30
20 Passes – $40
25 Passes – $50

To learn more about how to access programming, click here

*** Remember that Registration/Payment is required for ALL programs. Payment can be done over the phone via credit card.  Zoom Meeting IDs and Passcodes are only distributed once payment is received. If you are new to Zoom, we will send you the link and sign in information.


Your health and safety is our highest priority. As we begin hosting programs and events in person again, we are continuing to take measures to ensure your safety. Please review this document below prior to attending our facility, as there are protocols in place and different steps we are asking you to accept before taking part.

Wear a mask or face covering that covers mouth, nose, and chin without gaping, sanitize hands upon entry into the building. Masks available for purchase for $1

Only 50 participants allowed in the building for programming/events at one time. Program sizes have been altered to ensure social distancing

⇒ Remember that Registration/Payment is required for ALL programs.  Payment can be done over the phone via credit card.  Zoom Meeting IDs and Passcodes are only distributed once payment is received.

⇒ There are designated entrances and exits that are clearly labelled to decrease close interactions. Participants are asked to arrive no more than 10 minutes prior to their scheduled program/event

Program/Event start & end times are carefully staggered to ensure minimal overlapping of interactions in main spaces. Rooms and programs/events setups have been modified to ensure social distancing and limit the amount of sharing of equipment. Participants are asked to bring their own equipment to programs/events where possible and to bring your own writing utensil. Personal Protective Equipment is worn by staff when shields or social distancing in not available

Hand sanitizer stations are available throughout the building for frequent personal use. Facility rooms, hallways, washrooms, high frequent touch points (doors, actuator buttons, walls, program equipment etc.) are sanitized at the beginning and end of day as well as after each room use, or designated times in the day.

Pre-screenings are conducted when entering the building to ensure participants, instructors and staff are safe to attend. Participants are required to review and answering honestly to the pre-screening questions each time they enter the building. If you answer “Yes” to any of the screening questions you will be advised by a staff member on your next steps. Follow the markings on the floor while you wait in line to complete your screening and to swipe your card

A waiver will need to be read and signed, Click Here ⇒ Seniors Waiver Tier 3 (003) (3) to read in advance of attending, you can print it and bring it with you or we do have copies on site.


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Nov 04 2020


10:30 am - 12:30 pm


$2.00 - $25.00
Bay Street Active Living Centre 55+


Bay Street Active Living Centre 55+
619 Bay Road, Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 5K9, Canada
Bay Street Active Living Centre 55+


Bay Street Active Living Centre 55+
[email protected]