Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Come to the Next Movie!

We will be showing this movie at the Moving Forward Group time of
Monday, August 8th from 1 to 3 pm.

Everyone is welcome so please come and join us!

Monday, July 18, 2011

Movie Day at SAM: Dan in Real Life

It was such a hot day that it felt pretty good to be inside with the lights down watching a movie and eating popcorn and treats. Thanks Bev for organizing such a fun afternoon.

So what did we think of the movie?

"We thought it was a very good movie good for all ages, men, women."
"It was fine.. enjoyable and very entertaining"
"It was a tear-jerker  and the girls in the movie taught their Dad a lesson. "
 and one younger visitor  gave it a thumbs up.

The general consensus is that it is highly recommended!

Our next movie day will be August 8th from 1 to 3 pm and we will be seeing the movie Hidalgo.  Click on the name to see a preview on YOUTUBE

We will see you on Movie Day!

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Summer Picnic

  I hope everyone had a wonderful Long Weekend! 

Canada map | http://www.fiveholeforfood.com/five-hole-for-food-2011-coast-to-coast/  
Happy Canada Day!
    Most of us have memories that go back before "Canada Day" and before the red and white maple leaf flag.  Do you remember the long weekend at the start of Summer being "Dominion Day"?  Our kids won't know what we're talking about. Just as the last time I heard the "Confederation Day" moniker was when we celebrated the "Centennial", our countries 100th birthday.  (Now it's remembered as the name we proudly put on a new sports arena that half a century later has seen better days.) Yup.  It's all talking about the same day,  July 1, starting in 1867.
    You can change the name, but it remains the celebration of our country's birthday,  144 years ago, now.
    Speaking of birthdays.  We haven't forgotten our neighbour's birthday, either.

    The Fourth of July was a success for us this year.  We don't wear Red, White and Blue, but  "We the people" of the Moving Forward Group planned and executed a memorable Picnic across the street in the park.  Summer is now officially here. 
 We weren't many, 9 attended, including an 18 month grandchild, but we were mighty.  Each of us had a food to bring and share; we had potato salad, two kinds of sandwiches,  egg and tuna, fruit pieces, cheese and crackers, tablecloths, cutlery, plates and napkins, vegetables and dip and Strawberry short cake. What more could we want?  We were in wheel chairs, walkers, canes and better.  Even the weatherman (who lies every time his mouth moves) promised thunder showers.  We could not be phased.  We made the thunder hold off until we were ready to leave at 3:00 pm. and then the skies opened but we didn't care. The lightning was our Canadian Fire Works.
    We played Bocce Ball and the winner was Jimmy Lee from his wheel chair.  Your tosses were straight and true Jimmy. Congratulations! 
    Our next meeting will not be until July 18th.

A special thanks to Bev our Guest Blogger for this week! Good job on the post Bev!!