thursday (dec. 6)
READING SKILLS: At C.M. Shields Centennial Library Branch, 99 Bloor Ave., South Porcupine, “Tails and Tales of Joy” with children building up their reading skills by practising with therapy dogs beginning at 1 p.m. For more information, phone 705-360-2623 ext. 8591. Safety Tips: At the Timmins Public Library, main branch, “Winter Driving Safety Tips”, presented by the OPP and Timmins Porcupine Search and Rescue beginning at 6 p.m. Artwork at tadh: In the main promenade at Timmins and District Hospital, until Dec. 9, a series of mixed media paintings by local artist and teacher Mariejosée Arsenault will be on display. Here you will see a variety of upcycled materials included in Arsenault’s acrylic creations. A portion of proceeds of any art sold goes to the TADH Foundation.
Playgroup: The Ontario Early Years Centre is offering Playgroup at 707 Ross Ave. E. from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Also Rock and Talk for first-time moms from 11 a.m. to noon. Please call 705-3607100 extension 5906 for more information.
Seniors: The Canadian Hearing Society has a Used Devices Sale every Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1-3 p.m. Come visit at 20 Wilcox St. in Timmins or call 705-268-0771 for more information. Seniors’ activities: Timmins Senior Centre, 272 Third Ave., offers bowling at 1 p.m., bid euchre at 1 p.m. and darts at 1 p.m.
Hot Meal: The Lord’s Kitchen serves meals from 4-5:30 p.m. at the CCC Centre, 85 Spruce St. N.
For more information call 705360-5673. Kapuskasing: Al-Anon Kapuskasing Serenity bilingual group meets at 8 p.m. and 75 Queen St., side door. Call 705-2882992.
Group Meeting: Les membres Le Bel Age meets at 7 p.m. at 32 Mountjoy St. N., Timmins.
Scrapbook Session: Seizure & Brain Injury Centre holds scrapbooking for those affected by seizures and/or acquired brain injury, starting at 10 a.m., at 733 Ross Ave. E. — Kinross Place. For more information call 705-2642933. Coffee and Games: Seizure & Brain Injury Centre holds coffee and games for those affected by seizures and/or acquired brain injury, starting at 1 p.m., at 733
Ross Ave. E. — Kinross Place. For more information call 705-2642933. Alcoholics Anonymous: New Beginning group at Free Methodist Church, 294 Brousseau Ave. at 8 p.m.
Narcotics Anonymous: The Why Are We Here group meets Thursday, Friday and Sunday at St. Matthew’s Cathedral Church at 331 Fifth Ave. in Timmins. Meetings are held at 7:30pm.
tai chi: Classes held in the cafeteria at École secondaire publique Renaissance from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. For more information, contact the instructor Marcel Labelle at 705-268-6834.
Hospital Auxiliary: The Timmins and District Hospital Gift Shop is open today from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.