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Welcome to the Griffiths Centre!

At the Griffiths Centre we provide programs and activities for seniors in the Black Diamond and Foothills area to meet their recreational, health and social needs. The Griffiths Centre is woven into the life of the community and participates in a wide range of community events – from hosting the local women’s choir to providing the venue for the gingerbread house competition during the annual Christmas Light Up celebration.

For more information on the range of programs and activities offered at the Griffiths Centre, please visit our Scheduled Activities.

For more information about the Griffiths Centre, including our history, current Board of Directors, and Minutes of recent Board and Membership meetings, please visit our “About Us” page.

The Griffiths Centre is a not-for-profit charitable organization located at 122 Government Road in Black Diamond, Alberta. The Griffiths Centre is wheelchair accessible.

October NEWS

The October dinner after the fall meeting was Schnitzel and Spaetzle.
The hall was full and everybody enjoyed it thoroughly.












Next Griffiths Centre Dinner will be
Thursday, November 23: Chicken & Ribs Dinner including a wide variety of salads, and of course, dessert, all for just $14. Open to all members on a first-come-first-served basis. Tickets may be purchased in advance at the Griffiths Centre during breakfast days on Tue/Thu/Fri/Sat from 8:00 - 11:00. Last day for tickets is Tuesday, November 21.

Tickets are going fast so get yours early: All for just $14. Tickets are available during breakfast days on Tue/Thu/Fri/Sat from 8 - 12 noon.

So come and enjoy a nice social evening out with friends, neighbours, and others for good conversation, and of course, Bonnie's great cooking. Open to all members and guests.

Tickets are required which can be purchased during the breakfast days on Tue/Thu/Fri/Sat from 8:00 AM till noon.
Last day for tickets is Tuesday, November 21th, if there are any left.
Because all seats are usually sold way in advance, there are NO door tickets.

There is also Remembrance Day Veterans Dinner on
Friday, November 10: at 5:30 PM featuring Lasagna, Caesar Salad, Garlic Toast, and Dessert. Cost is $15 for adults, $5 for kids 6 - 12, and FREE for our Veterans and preschool kids. This dinner is sponsored by the United Church in the Valley with proceeds going to the Poppy Fund. Tickets must be purchased in advance from the United Church, John Carmichael, and the Griffiths Centre during breakfast periods on Tue/Thu/Fri/Sat from 8:00 - 11:00 AM.
Last day for tickets is Thursday, November 9th.



Come and get it! Bonnie and the volunteers got it all ready.



REAL Cold Cuts! Just meat, no fat.



Plenty of beer and wine.


Decorations by the quilting group


Andy explaining the cards





Learn to Move Active Living Program Details are in the NEWS category.



































All pictures are by Griffiths Senior Centre members and can be used freely.
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Novermber 2017
= Come for breakfast on this day
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
= No breakfast on this day
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1 Floor Curling 9:30 AM
Choir practise 1:00 PM
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6 Monday Morning Writers Group9:30 AM downstairs
Details Monday Morning Writers Group
This is a branch of the Monday Morning Writers Group which will meet every other Monday downstairs at the Griffiths Centre. Should you be interested in writing your stories, memoirs, biography, etc., here is your chance to get motivated and learn from others about taking the initiative by putting your words to paper and getting your stories recorded including the process of getting them published. There is no cost to this program.
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8 Floor Curling 9:30 AM
Choir practise 1:00 PM
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Remembrance Day Veterans Dinner at 5:30 PM
Details Remembrance Day Veterans Dinner
featuring Lasagna, Caesar Salad, Garlic Toast, and Dessert. The dinner is sponsored by the United Church in the Valley with proceeds going to the Poppy Fund. Tickets must be purchased in advance from the United Church, John Carmichael, and the Griffiths Centre during breakfast periods on Tue/Thu/Fri/Sat from 8:00 - 11:00 AM.
Last day for tickets is Thursday, November 9th.

Cost is $15 for adults, $5 for kids 6 - 12, and FREE for our Veterans and preschool kids.
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Market from 10:00 - 3:00 PM.
Details Market
Market from 10:00 - 3:00 PM. The Market will be full of great Vendors with a wide variety of items for those special gifts at Christmas, birthdays, etc. All are welcome.
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15 Floor Curling 9:30 AM
Choir practise 1:00 PM
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Market 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Details Another Market from 10:00 - 3:00 PM. Mostly all are local vendors with a variety of items different from the previous week. Come and visit this event and experience a great selection of locally crafted items and gifts.
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Monday Morning Writers Group9:30 AM downstairs
Details Monday Morning Writers Group
This is a branch of the Monday Morning Writers Group which will meet every other Monday downstairs at the Griffiths Centre. Should you be interested in writing your stories, memoirs, biography, etc., here is your chance to get motivated and learn from others about taking the initiative by putting your words to paper and getting your stories recorded including the process of getting them published. There is no cost to this program.
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22 Floor Curling 9:30 AM
Choir practise 1:00 PM
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Chicken & Ribs Dinner5:30 PM
Details Chicken & Ribs Dinner
Chicken & Ribs Dinner including a wide variety of salads, and of course, dessert, all for just $14. Open to all members on a first-come-first-served basis. Tickets may be purchased in advance at the Griffiths Centre during breakfast days on Tue/Thu/Fri/Sat from 8:00 - 11:00. Last day for tickets is Tuesday, November 21.
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25 Collectors Fest from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Details Collectors Fest
sponsored by the Foothills Lions Club. This event is free to everyone young and old, who wishes to trade pins, cards, toys, crafts, and many other things. Its also an opportunity to find that missing piece for your collection, or start a new one; good for stocking stuffers or presents at Christmas. A Silent Auction will also take place. Breakfast and lunch will be available during this period. So come out and check out all the action.
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29 Floor Curling 9:30 AM
Choir practise 1:00 PM
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At the Griffiths Centre we provide programs and activities for seniors in the community to meet their recreational, health and social needs.  The Griffiths Centre is also known as the Griffiths Memorial Community Centre and the Griffiths Senior Centre. We also have http://griffithscentre.ca and http://griffithscenter.ca
Griffiths Senior Centre
122 Government Road
Box 1024, Black Diamond, AB  T0L 0H0 
Tel 403 933 2167  griffithscentre@hotmail.com

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