Monday @9:00 – 12:30
Leader: Pauline Marsh and Shawn Hanna

The group works on group projects as well as individual ones with attention to the seasons. Whether you are a beginner or an expert, you will enjoy sewing with this creative and talented group. We have been fortunate in that the group has provided a beautiful quilt each year for our Fall Raffle. This is a pay as you go activity.

Introduction to Acrylics

Wednesday @9:30 – 11:30 Not available for Fall Session.
Leader: Joanne Lauton

Joanne will provide you with a finished painting (Sunflower with a Monarch Butterfly)and then walk you through the steps necessary to achieve your own rendition. You will need your own brushes, canvas and paints to participate in this activity. A painting supply list is available from reception. This is a 6 week prepaid activity; Cost $30


Tuesday @1:00 – 3:00
Leader: Ann Vanderhart

Are you a knitter looking for a group? This ambitious group works on individual or charitable projects under the leadership and tutelage of Ann. This is a free activity.

Drawing Workshop

Thursday @9:30 – 11:30 Starts October 5th
Leader: John Boxtel

We are truly fortunate to have the talented architect and sculptor, John Boxtel, mentor an 8 week drawing workshop twice per year. Check out our website or New Vitality Newsletter for start dates. This is a prepaid activity; Cost $40.

Drop-in Painting

This program runs on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons from 12:30 – 3:00 and painters of all levels are welcome. This is a pay as you go activity.

Drawing Workshop

Tuesday @9:30 starts September 12th
Leader: Dianne Irwin of Workshop Wizards

All levels of carvers, so beginner or expert, are welcome to join in the creative fun of Wood Carving. This activity is open to both men and women and Diane can provide the necessary equipment to get you started. Please bring a pair of heavy work gloves to protect your hands. This is a 6 week prepaid activity; Cost $30


We are always interested in what you think about your participation in our activities. Please feel free to provide us with feedback at any time. Here are some suggestions;

  1. How long have you participated in this activity?
  2. Do you feel that you are accomplishing your goals?
  3. Is the Group Leader providing appropriate direction and assistance?
  4. Any comments or suggestions.