Seniors Let’s Get Creative this March, Arts & Crafts Programs @ NCC
Quilt Club:This group of avid quilters meets every Tuesday afternoon to work on quilting projects together. Contact the Centre for details. 1 PM – 3:30 PM
Craft & Crochet: This group meets weekly to work on their own craft and needlework projects. Bring your own needlework project & supplies. 2 PM – 3:30 PM Cost: $2 per visit.
Open Painting: This group meets weekly and works on individual projects. Ideas & conversations are shared. Bring your own supplies. 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Cost: $2 per visit.
Circle of Friends:
This needlecraft group meets weekly to work on their own projects while enjoying a relaxing afternoon. Bring your own needlework project & supplies. 2 PM – 3:30 PM Cost: $2 per visit.
Japanese Bunka: Japanese Bunka is a beautiful form of embroidery. This group meets weekly to work on Bunka projects. The instructor will be on hand to assist & guide you as needed.
10:15 AM – 12:30 PM Cost: $2 per class (plus supplies).
*** Remember that Registration/Payment is required for ALL programs. ***
PLEASE REVIEW COVID-19 GUIDELINES BELOW
Call to sign up: between 10:00 AM and 4:30 PM, 705-254-6474 or 705-759-5377, Email us: [email protected] or register online at https://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/saultstemarie/Activity_Search or stop by the service desk at the Northern Community Centre – 556 Goulais Ave.
Payment can be done over the phone via credit card.
NOTE: An Active 55+ “Drop-in Program Pass” is recommended for all $2 programs.
5 passes – $10
10 Passes – $20
15 Passes – $30
20 Passes – $40
25 Passes – $50
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 are to be continually wore during activity programming, when having coffee/tea you can remove your face covering for that time. Only during physical fitness activities can a mask be removed if you are comfortable ie/ Yoga, Low Impact Cardio, Pickle Ball, Walking. Examples of non-physical fitness activities: knitting/quilting/painting programs, darts, snooker, bingos. If you on zoom obviously a mask is not required when in your home.
⇒ Only 50 participants allowed in the building for programming/events at one time. Program sizes have been altered to ensure social distancing. Please ensure 6 feet physical distancing when in programming and do not move chairs/tables as these are set to follow the distancing guides.
⇒ 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.
⇒ ZOOM PROGRAMMING To learn more about how to access programming, click here and follow easy to follow step by step instructions.