Recreation

We have various drop in games programs for all levels, including bridge, mah-jong, chess and rummi-cube. Love to sing? Join our international choir! If reading and writing is what interest you, take part in creative writing or take out a book during library hours. For more information about Recreation at Betel, please contact Jen MacDonald at 416-225-2112, ext. 105 or jenm@betelcentre.org.

GAMES

All participants must be current members. All games are free of charge unless otherwise listed.

Bingo
2 cards for $1. Facilitator: Barry Gordon and Gloria Korson
Wednesday, January 9 and 23
Wednesday, February 6 and 20
Wednesday, March 13 and 27
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm


Canasta – Beginners
Must register in advance.
Wednesday, January 9 – 30
1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Cost $25
Instructor: Bernice Biranbaum and Renee Paul Meadow


Canasta – Open
Drop in.
Tuesday, January 8 – March 26
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm


Card Playing & Chess
Drop-in.
Monday – Tuesday• 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Wednesday • 9:00 am – 6:30 pm
Thursday • 9:00 am – 8:30 pm
Friday • 9:00 am – 3:30 pm


Mah Jong – Beginners/Intermediate
Must register in advance. Please call 416-225-2112, ext. 113. Instructors: Rivka Rotman and Judy Ezrin
Thursday, January 3 – March 21
10:00 am – 12:00 pm


Mah Jong – Advanced
Drop-in.
Thursday, January 3 – March 28
11:00 am – 3:30 pm


Rummi-Cube
Drop-in. Instructor: Sandy Bokser
Friday, January 4 – March 29
1:00 pm – 3:30 pm


Sudoku – Beginners
Must register in advance. Please call 416-225-2112, ext. 113. Instructor: Bob and Gail Berchuk
Thursday, January 10 – March 14
No class January 24 and 31
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm


Sunday Games
Chess, cards, bridge and Rummi-Cube. Drop-in.
Sunday • 10:00 am – 3:30 pm


MUSIC

A Taste of Music
Harvey Skolnick will present a biography of famous singers and/or background material of memorable Broadway musicals. Hear the original recordings and sing along. Lyrics will be provided. Drop in. Wednesday, January 9
Wednesday, February 13
Wednesday, March 13
10:00 am – 11:30 am
Free


LITERARY ARTS

Creative Writing
Participants have the opportunity to read their work aloud and be critiqued by their peers and instructor in a supportive and friendly environment. Instructor: Sylvia Warsh
Friday, January 11 – March 22
10:30 am – 12:30 pm • 11 weeks
$93.50 members $187 non-members


Current Events
Discussion of different subjects of interest in a relaxed and friendly environment. Instructor: Harvey Skolnick
Monday, January 7 – March 25
10:00 am – 11:30 am
Free


What’s Your Story
Through creative exercises and prompts, you will learn how to write engaging stories about the “happy and heartbreaking” events of your life. These stories will surely be treasured by future generations. Please bring a notebook and pen. Facilitator: Carolyn Peters. Must register in advance. Please call 416-225-2112, ext. 113 to register.

Group A:
Wednesday, January 2, 16, 30
Wednesday, February 13, 27
Wednesday, March 13
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Group B:
Wednesday, January 9, 23
Wednesday, February 6, 20
Wednesday, March 6, 20
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm


LIBRARY HOURS

Come in and check out the library! Mystery, romance, biographies and so much more!

English Library
Thursday • 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Russian Library
Monday • 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Thursday • 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

 

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