St Ann’s Seniors Healthy Luncheons

Seniors Lunch Program for 2018-2019

***Begins Wednesday, November 7 at St Ann’s Bay United Church Tearoom. Guest speaker will begin at 11:00 am followed by lunch prepared by either Ton Megans or Kurt Rasmussen.

HELD – 2017-2018

St Ann’s Bay United Church Tea Room

Speaker at 11:00 am, lunch at 12:00 noon

Mar 7—Carole Lee Boutilier, “Adventures in Oregon”

Mar 14—TBA

Mar 21—Personnel from EHS

Mar 28—Dennis Laffan, “Arbor Day”

HELD – Feb 7, 2018—Jo-Ann Rolls, Ally Center of Cape Breton

HELD – Feb 14—Special Valentine presentation

HELD – Feb 21—Robert MacDonald, President & CEO, Nova Scotia Lung Association, “Radon Gas”

February 28, 2018—Natasha Brewer Program coordinator for “Volunteer Income Tax Program”

HELD – January 10, 2018 – Fraser Patterson: Victoria County Age Friendly Plan

HELD – January 17, 2018—TBA

HELD – January 24, 2018—Brenda Nicholson: Healthy Brain

CANCELLED – January 31, 2018—Lee Norman: EHS System & What Happens When a Call is Made

Held – Nov 1, 2017—Bev Brett “New Zealand/Cape Breton Connection”

Held – Nov 8, 2017—Emily MacArthur “Work at Willow House”

Held – Nov 15, 2017—Graeme MacKenzie “Flu Shot available”

Held – Nov 22, 2017—Joselyn Bethune “Trash Talk”

Held – Nov 29, 2017—Joan MacInnes “The Asby”

Held – Dec 6, 2017—Music with Sarah & Paul
Held – Dec 13, 2017—Nelson & Janette Edge “Fort St. Ann”
Held – Dec 20, 2017—Danny Robinson “Adventures around the Queen Charlotte Islands”

2016 – 2017

Wednesdays, 11:00 AM
St. Ann’s Bay United Church Tea Room, 46715 Cabot Trail, Barrachois
(Games and socializing after luncheon)

Seniors Healthy Lunches St. Ann’s Bay United Church Tea Room:

A Minute for Fitness – Last session before the summer break!
Learn how to use the resistance band to stay fit and strong until we meet again; and pick up your instruction booklet.
Wednesday March 28
10:30 am
Bring your bands along!!!! Proudly Supported by Naturally Active for Life Victoria County (est. 2011)

Speaker at 11:00, lunch at noon:

  • Mar. 1 – Andrew Brooks and Caroline Barber, new owners of the Victoria Standard
  • Mar. 8 – To Be Announced
  • Mar. 15 – “Local history”with Fred Williams
  • Mar. 22 – “Stone Carving” with Perry MacKinnon
  • Mar. 29 – Nicole Cammaert, Community Sector Council of Nova Scotia
  • Feb. 1 – “In the Spirit of Grenfell” Dr. William Fitzgerald
  • Feb. 8 – “First Nations Songwriting” Angelo Spinazzola
  • Feb. 15 – “Adventures Diving” Ed Barrington
  • Feb. 22 – To Be Announced


Seniors Healthy Lunch – Wednesday, January 18 at St. Ann’s Bay Tea Room. 11:00 a.m, Speakers, Baddeck Library interns Natishia Googoo and Madison Greening, “Tech Training for Seniors”.  Lunch at noon.

Seniors Healthy Lunch Wednesday, January 11, 2016 at St. Ann’s Bay Tea Room. 11:00 a.m, Chef’s Panel with Chefs Richard Moore, George Smith, Lars Willum.  Lunch at noon.

Seniors Healthy Lunch Wednesday, January 4, 2016 at St. Ann’s Bay Tea Room. 11:00 a.m, entertainment by David Papazian and friends. Lunch at noon. 

For the most up-to-date information, go to the Community Event Sheet Calendar at

  • HELD – Nov. 2, 2016 – Tom Wilson, “Hiking Pembrokeshire Coast, Wales”
    • HELD – Nov. 9, 2016 – Catherine Shephard, “Let’s Talk Memory Loss”
    • HELD – Nov. 16, 2016 -Vince Forrestall, “Naturally Active for Life”



  • HELD – Nov. 23, 2016 – Graeme MacKenzie, Flu Shots (arrange with Nancy, 929-2745) 
  • HELD – Nov. 30, 2016 -Anna Manley (Sampson MacPhee), “Facebook Social Media and the Law
  • HELD – Dec. 7, Music with Paul Cranford and Sarah Beck
  • Held – Dec. 14, Mike Mayette, 211 NS and Community Sector Council NS



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