MPN - Mature People's Network








  

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We support a scent free environment. 
We welcome individuals who are over 55 and single, or couples
who were previous single MPN members.
 
To be added to the Newsletter email list
please send your name, email address, and telephone number to  
 
MPNNB@yahoo.ca
 
Once you have attended one of our events and met with us, you  may request to become an active member.
You must participate in some of our events/activities over a consecutive 6 month period in order to be considered an active member, which will allow you access to our private group Facebook page. 
 
 

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Saturday Morning Breakfast
If you wake up hungry on a Saturday morning - Come out to the Pine Tree Restuarant for an enjoyable breakfast with your friends - Make new friends - very social time. Hope to see you there!
 Time 9:00am - 10:30am.
Where: St. Mary's Entertainmant Centre - 185 Gabriel Dr.  - Main door.
Gentle  Mobility Exercises
 Shelley Swift at the Johnson Ave. Senior Centre has now finished her exercise classes for the summer. Shelley will start up again in the fall and hopes to see you all back again for some fun gentle exercises.
 
Wednesday Walkers

Again this year the Fredericton Recreation is having their free weekly hour walks- open to all. This group meets every Wednesday morning from May 15 - October 9, rain or shine. 

Time : May & June - 10:00am - 11:00am

           July & August 9:00am - 10:00am (Due To Heat)

           September & October -10:00am - 11:00am

All parking is free in public parking lots. No pre-registration, remember to dress appropriately - wear a hat  and bring a water bottle. Please keep you own health in mind when deceiding to come out to these walks.

I will post on here as well as our facebook page where each weeky walk will be held. 

 6th Walk - Wednesday June 19 - 10:00am - 11:00am

South Riverfront Trail & Bill Thrope Bridge

We will skirt the premier on Wilmot Park (along Saunders St and Rockwood Ave.) before crossing at the cross walk and going unto the Riverfront trail, proceeding behind the Government House and along the river toward the city centre and prehaps across the Bill thrope Walking Bridge.

Bonus - a group game of bocce with instruction will be offered after in Wilmot Park. Free.

Parking - Public parking lot Wilmot Park on Saunders St.

We walk for 1 hour- at your own pace -walk 1/2 hour and turn around walk a 1/2 hour back.

This a a great way to socialize with new people and enjoy the great outdoors, while getting your steps in.

Hope to see you there.

 

Wednesday
Coffee In The Park Social 

This year we are trying something a bit different - we will start out at Wilmot Park behind Stepping Stone Senior Centre under our favorite big maple tree. Then come July and August we will meet  on the northside at Carleton Park on the green over near Ducks Unlimited building.(752 Union st) Hopefully we can find a nice shady tree with view of the river and a nice breeze. September we will go back to Wilmot Park.

Come out for some lively chats and laughs. Bring your lawn chair and your favorite drink.

3rd Coffee In The Park Social- Wednesday June 19- Wilmot Park - 1:00 -3:00 (weather permitting)

 Parking - in the parking lot beside the Stepping Stone Senior Centre or along the road.

Corn Hill Nursery Road Trip
(Date Change)

Thursday June 20

Carpooling - meeting behind the Brick Store Regent Mall

next to the old TCH.

Leaving at 9:00 am sharp

Bill Duplisea has organized this outing by putting it on our Facebook page and would like a response if you plan on attending by June 19.  

This is a nice family owned garden centre with a complete range of plants and products. The Cedar Cafe offers salads, soups, sandwiches and beverages, along with pizza from their wood fired oven. 

Travel Night
Spain

Friday - June 21

At The Ville (Unity Centre)

Time 6:30pm - 8:30pm

So far we have travelled to Brazil and then Japan - now lets venture off to Spain.

Murielle Lordon, Bev Garcia and Margo Biggs will share their adventures in Spain with lots of pictures and fun stories.

This is sure to be another great relaxing trip for all.

Hope to see you in Spain!!

Secret Adventure Day!

Thursday June 27

At The Unity Center (The Ville)

Time : 2:00 - 4:00

Hosts : Sandy and Bev

If you are interested in some fun, a little intrigue, learning a new skill, a short walk and an afternoon with friends - mark your calendars.

 

Greener Village Cooking Classes

We are looking for feedback on how many would be interested in partaking in a monthly cooking instruction.

This event would be held at Greener Village 686 Riverside Drive. We would need 10 - 12 people each time, with an approximate fee of $25.00 per person and possible partly paid through MPN funds. 

You could learn to bake bread, bake beans, casseroles, desserts, jams, etc. whatever you make you get to take a portion home and the rest stays to benefit Greener Village and their clients.

A learning experience for you as well as giving back to the community.

Hoping to get enough interest to start up in July and learn to make jam. 

Please let a committee member know if this is an interest to you as soon as possible so that we can get this event underway.

MPN Committee Notes
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To become an MPN member, please email your name and contact info to mpnnb@yahoo.ca.  This will give you access to our weekly newsletter and information about planned activities and events.
 
The group also has an MPN Facebook page (Mature People's Network) that is open to members only.  Once you have attended an event and we have your information, you can request access to the Facebook page so that you may communicate with other members in a private forum.
 
Note: This is a closed group for MPN members only.        
 
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Provincial Archives
MPN Records
Essential records documenting the MPN story have been donated to the Provincial Archives for permanent perservation.  The Fonds number is MC 4329. 
 
Outside Activities/Events of Interest
 
 
 
Please support a Scent Free environment when attending 
MPN activities. Drink Responsibly. Drive Responsibly.
   

Newsletter Last Updated

June 14, 2024