Breakfast was a busy affair during the Senior week pancake breakfast.

Seniors week a big success

From Monday, June 6 until Friday, June 9 – Sylvan Lake Seniors Centre celebrated it Seniors Week

  • Jun. 15, 2016 7:00 p.m.

Everyone came out a little wiser.

From Monday, June 6 until Friday, June 9 Sylvan Lake Seniors Centre celebrated it Seniors Week with its members, volunteers and the greater community.

The events, which were mostly held at the Seniors Centre, included food, music and activities that brought together community members of all ages.

Maryan Wenink, organizer of the event, was very pleased with the week.

“I think the seniors really enjoyed the music and the young people,” she said. “It was a great week.”

The music, which was held during the barbecue dinner on Monday and the roast beef supper on Wednesday, was provided by House of Music musicians Ainsley McCallum, BrooklynHughes, Jenaya Therrialt, Andrew Warnick and Stephanie Warnick and was a huge hit with the crowds.

“The seniors sang along,” Wenink added.

The weekend also included an Intergenerational Walk by the lake, a crib night, community bingo and a bridge tournament to round out the week. The roast beef dinner had an amazing82 people attend.

“We had a lot of drop-ins from the community, so that was a good thing,” she said. “A lot of new people were showing up.

“We really enjoyed our week.”

She added that the seniors loved the kids, loved the food and really felt appreciated.


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