Programs

Programs

Monday

9:00 Coffee/Brain gym

9:30 Let´s get moving

10:00 Art

Fine Art and Painting (Virtual and In Person)
Program runs April, May, June
10:00 AM – 10:45 AM
$70.00 (monthly)

Come join us and explore your artistic side. Develop your skills and have fun in our relaxed classes. Each week we will explore the wonderful world of painting and fine art projects and having fun with your imagination. This class provides a creative way to hang out with your friends and create a masterpiece! Don’t worry, you’re not just set loose to explore on your own! We are there to guide you every step of the way! Everyone in the class is working toward creating their own version of the same project. We will lead your through step-by-step, helping you to create your masterpieces
*Each Virtual participant will be provided paint/canvas/brushes/Materials prior to session.

10:00 Board games

Board Games
Program runs April, May, June
10:00 AM – 10:45 AM
$50.00 (monthly)

Board games offer opportunities for ongoing learning. Even simple games help players identify colors, count spaces, and develop hand-eye coordination and dexterity in moving cards and pieces around the board. Board games are an easy way to encourage healthy brain development and promote social skills

11:00 What would do?

“What would you Do”? (Virtual and In Person)
Program runs April, May, June
11:00 AM – 11:45 AM
$50.00 (monthly)

Each week Ana will introduce our group to various situations as they are presented with dilemmas that require them either to take action or to walk by and mind their own business. Various scenarios will be revealed that challenge us to make split-second — and often surprising — decisions, allowing us to more effectively makes decisions throughout our encounters with people and situations in everyday life. We will look at the pros and cons of our decisions and explore what supports, if any are within our everyday community and lives that can help us make good choices and decisions Examples of situations on the show include harassment, stealing, bullying, peer pressure, violence, neglect, dating, cheating, teasing, just to name a few examples.

11:00 Theatre

LHPIC Theatre Group
Program runs April, May, June
11:00 AM – 11:45 AM
$50.00 (monthly)

Drama promotes communication skills, teamwork, dialogue, negotiation, socialization. It stimulates the imagination and creativity; it develops a better understanding of human behaviour and empathy with situations that might seem distant. Our program, Created and facilitated by Katya, offers a unique creative experience. An engaging theatre environment allows participants to expand their skills and self-awareness through drama and theatre techniques, while working towards a final production. The thrill of the stage keeps participants excited to share this experience with friends and family

1:00 Sewing class

Introduction to sewing
Program runs April, May, June
1:00 PM – 1:45 PM
$60.00 (monthly)

Is it hard to learn how to sew? The truth is, anyone can learn to sew. It can take practice to master the basics of machine sewing, but with time, a little patience, and the right equipment, you’ll be well on your way. Join us each week as we understand our machines, discover basic sewing steps and complete fun easy projects weekly

2:00 Kahoot

Kahoot (Virtual and In Person)
Program runs April, May, June
2:00 PM – 2:45 PM
$50.00 (monthly)

Kahoot! One of our favorites, and challenging, Loving Hands activities! Kahoot is a game-based learning platform that makes it easy to create, share and play learning games or trivia quizzes in minutes. Eyes on the question, quick fingers and a sharp mind! Unleash the fun in in the comfort of your own home

2:00 Remember when…?

Remember When/Reminiscence
Program runs April, May, June
2:00 PM – 2:45 PM
$50.00 (monthly)

Reminiscence prompts and encourage us to recall past memories. Reminiscing is not the same as simply remembering. Asking someone to remember something specific can make us feel pressured, stressed, or put on the spot. We may not be able to clearly think of the things we are being asked to remember. Reminiscing allows us to share as we choose and as memories come to us naturally . Reminiscence does not focus on correcting every detail for accuracy but encourages a person to be able to open up and share.


Tuesday

9:00 Coffee/Brain gym

9:30 Let´s get moving

10:00 Spanish

Spanish with Anna (Virtual and In Person)
Program runs April, May, June
10:00 AM – 10:45 AM
$50.00 (monthly)

If you have always wanted to learn Spanish, you’re nowhere near alone; tens of millions of people study the language every day around the world. And it’s no wonder! Spanish is a language full of beauty, layers of meaning, and a rich linguistic history. In this fun beginner level class, participants have the chance to work with Ana, a true Spanish instructor, to learn some basic conversation techniques that will help you feel more confident about speaking Spanish. This class is a fun interactive, program great for beginners wanting to learn the basics of a new language!

10:00 Card Bingo

Card Bingo
Program runs April, May, June
10:00 AM – 10:45 AM
$60.00 (monthly)

A game of luck and attention!
The Deal: Each table will facilitate four competitors. The entire deck will be delt to all four players, giving each 13 cards. Each player will separate their cards in four piles, representing each Suit. The Play: From a separate deck of cards, the “Caller” will select a card, one at a time, and call out the rank and suit of the card – for example “queen of hearts.” The player with the called card turns it face down. The first player to turn all their cards face down wins the prize.

11:00 Drumming

Drumming and Movement (Virtual and In Person)
Program runs April, May, June
11:00 AM – 11:45 AM
$50.00 (monthly)

Drumsticks, pounded on gym floors, clinked overhead and bounced on exercise balls. Join us for a fun filled afternoon of rhythm and sound! A drumming-based fitness program that combines music, dance and rhythm. Use drumsticks to rock out while working out!
• Each participant will be provided an exercise ball, bucket and drumsticks for the duration of this session.
• Full disclosure this is not a quiet activity but so much fun!

1:00 Spin and Win

Spin and Win Challenge (Virtual and In Person)
Program runs April, May, June
1:00 PM – 1:45 PM
$60.00 (monthly)

Spin and win is a fun, interactive , and challenging game that features a competition in which our participants solve word puzzles, similar to those used in Hangman, to win great prizes determined by spinning a giant carnival wheel! Join us each week, for your chance to spin the wheel and challenge your mind!
• Prize winners will be given prize when arrangements have been made to pick up/drop off.

2:00 Songs we remember

Songs We Remember (Virtual and In Person)
Program runs April, May, June
2:00 PM – 2:45 PM
$50.00 (monthly)

Nursery rhymes are a child’s first experience with words. It Helps them learn new vocabulary or numeracy.
This is also true for remanence songs & rhymes. Singing can seem trivial, but in fact, there is a pedagogical aspect that is associated with songs & rhymes And are often accompanied with lively, cheerful music or rhythms. Select songs & rhymes involving gestures and movement to help little maintain motor skills

2:00 Dimond painting

Diamond Art
Program runs April, May, June
2:00 PM – 2:45 PM
$70.00 (monthly)

Like a combination of cross-stitch and paint-by-numbers, diamond painting is the new creative hobby that’s taking the crafting world by storm. You simply apply colorful resin rhinestones to richly pigmented canvas paintings. The result? Visually dazzling, mosaic diamond artworks that sparkle, shimmer and shine. People describe diamond painting as more relaxing than any other craft because of how calming it feels to place the diamonds one by one. The hours fly by as you channel your creativity into a stunning finished artwork. It’s fun, easy—and it’s for everyone. Whether you’re an experienced crafter or looking for your first creative outlet you can make beautiful diamond art with little effort and no mess! It’s the new hobby that lets you unwind while creating something you’ll be proud of.


Wednesday

9:00 Coffee/Brain gym

9:30 Let´s get moving

10:00 Wood working

Woodworking (Virtual and In Person)
Program runs April, May, June
10:00 AM – 10:45 AM
$60.00 (monthly)

Easy woodworking projects for beginners. Want to build something new? Each week our participants will be challenged with small, fun project that involves different types of wood! Come join the fun and discover how easy it is! Woodworking will teach you fine motor control. You’ll need this type of control as you figure out how to nail thin or small nails into the wood without hitting your fingers. The more you practice woodworking, the better your fine motor skills will be. Once you go out and begin your woodworking project, the anxiety and stress of the day just seem to fall away. You can immerse yourself in your task, and if you enjoy doing it, you’ll slowly relax.

11:00 Sing alone with Ron

Sing Along with Ron (Virtual and In Person)
Program runs April, May, June
11:00 AM – 11:45 AM
$60.00 (monthly)

Music is often linked to mood. A certain song can make us feel happy, sad, energetic, or relaxed. Music is a great way to address the physical, emotional, cognitive, and social needs of a group! Come spend a fun hour with Ron, his guitar and the gang singing the old familiar songs, while learning new ones too!

1:00 Baking

Healthy Baking (Virtual and In Person)
Program runs April, May, June
1:00 PM – 1:45 PM
$70.00 (monthly)

Cooking is an exciting way to introduce a wide variety of skills, And who doesn’t like food?
For some individuals, life skills are often a part of their learning; the goal is to equip them for independent living. Several distinct skill sets are involved in teaching individuals how to cook: In this session we will:
• Explore our senses. …
• Expand our palate. …
• Provide opportunities to gain a sense of accomplishment. …
• Making healthy choices. …
• Responsibility. …
• Sharing good conversation. …
Come join us for a fun interactive afternoon of learning, fun, and most of all, tasting our masterpieces. Each participant will be provided ingredients for sessions booked. Some baking utensils (and cooking/baking appliance) may be required.

2:00 ASL

ASL Beginner Course (Virtual and In Person)
Program runs April, May, June
2:00 PM – 2:45 PM
$50.00 (monthly)

Welcome to ASL class with your host Ana! As you probably know by now ASL is a unique language. It’s entirely different from English and other spoken languages. Grammar is not simply a matter of word order and it also involves facial expressions and body positions. We encourage you to let go of your inhibitions and give yourself your best efforts. Remember; we are all in this together. This course is to help beginners understand ASL and how to use it. The classes will be hands on, and group practice. Shhh…Voices are not needed!

2:00 Flora & Fauna

Flora & Fauna
Program runs April, May, June
2:00 PM – 2:45 PM
$50.00 (monthly)

The term ‘flora’ is defined as all the naturally occurring native plants of a particular region. Flora indicates all forms of plant life, more generally used to represent the plant life of a particular place. Fauna is all the animal life present in a particular place or at a particular time period. Fauna indicates all forms of animal life, more generally used to represent the animal life native to a particular place. Join us each week as we explore plant life and animal life each week.


Thursday

9:00 Coffee/Brain gym

9:30 Let´s get moving

10:00 Crafting

Crafty Crafters (Virtual and In Person)
Program runs April, May, June
10:00 AM – 10:45 AM
$70.00 (monthly)

Take the next step on your crafting journey. With these fun interactive classes, you can explore a wide range of topics and techniques, to help you learn basic craft essentials and take arts and crafts with hands-on experience by completing and sharing your own craft projects. Crafting provides an opportunity for self-expression and creativity. The focus that’s involved with crafting stimulates areas of my brain that have been dormant since my middle school art class, keeping our brain sharp and more well-rounded. Also, crafting really improves our mood. Although it can be challenging sometimes, doing something productive (think exercising) helps us get my mind off other things and simply just makes us happier.

11:00 Dance

Dance Craze
Program runs April, May, June
11:00 AM – 11:45 AM
$50.00 (monthly)

Dance, the movement of the body in a rhythmic way, releasing energy, or simply taking delight in the movement itself. Did you know dancing helps with flexibility, balance, agility, coordination, power, reactivity and speed.? Dancing bolsters physical and mental health by, improving posture and flexibility, lift mood and ease anxiety. It’s also a fun activity that sharpens the mind, increases aerobic power and strength, builds social bonds, and improves your heart health, overall muscle strength, balance and coordination, and reduces depression! Join us each week as we reduce our stress, make friends, and feel the strength of having fun!

11:00 Crossword

Crossword Challengers
Program runs April, May, June
11:00 AM – 11:45 AM
$50.00 (monthly)

Crossword puzzles can be a great way to pass the time. If you’re one of those people who just loves to solve crossword puzzles, you’ll be glad to learn that science has explained why this specific kind of puzzle is good for your brain. Solving crossword puzzles alone is beneficial but working in a group adds a bigger advantage to one’s brain function. One important factor is collaborative thinking . The other factors are fairly easy to capture. Involving yourself in such a activity helps you improve your verbal skills, making you solve problems, and causing you to think deeply. Join us each week as we challenge ourselves to complete the challenge.

1:00 Clay Art

Clay Art (Virtual and In Person)
Program runs April, May, June
1:00 PM – 1:45 PM
$60.00 (monthly)

Clay art is art made from clay. It may take forms including pottery, tableware, tiles, figurines and other sculpture. … Sculpting clay is a brilliant way to ignite your creativity. Although if you’re new to the medium and wondering how to make sculptures at home, it can be hard to know where to begin. From picking the right clay to improving technique, he is following advice on clay sculptures Join Katia each week as she helps explore clay art for beginners and she will help get you started.

1:00 Find the Hidden Object

Find the Hidden Object
Program runs April, May, June
1:00 PM – 1:45 PM
$50.00 (monthly)

How sharp is your eye?
Join Ana and her team of investigators as they search for hidden objects to solve the mystery each week! The goal: seek and find hidden objects, play puzzle games and solve a mystery in the city. Are you ready to find hidden objects in this adventurous detective mystery game, you simply need to be one of her sharp-eyed detectives, take matters into your own hands!

2:00 As seen on TV

As Seen on TV/Clever mind Challenge
Program runs April, May, June
2:00 PM – 2:45 PM
$50.00 (monthly)

When it came to busting boredom during the COVID-19 quarantine, puzzles, crosswords and board games have been a huge hit. It turns out that games can also come with a welcome side effect: They’re good for your brain.
Whether it is The Price is Right, Jeopardy, Who Wants to be a Millionaire, Wheel of fortune, “Would You Rather”, “Riddle Me This”, “Sequencing”, and many other fun, interactive activities, Join us each week when we play games and win prizes!


Friday

9:00 Coffee/Brain gym

9:30 Let´s get moving

10:00 Yoga

Yoga with Fiona (Virtual and In Person)
Program runs April, May, June
10:00 AM – 10:45 AM
$60.00 (monthly)

Restoring Flexibility, Strength and Stability
In this session, Fiona will guide us in gently releasing and strengthening the upper body, lower body, low back, neck, hands and wrists, stabilize and restore equilibrium and alignment. This class is perfect for seniors or people with a disability, participants can be on a yoga mat or seated in a chair. Through a strategically designed mix of wellness-based modalities, together we will put you back in the driver’s seat in your life, hold space for you to identify fears and self-doubt, find your inner joy and peace you so you can live the life you choose. We end the session with a soft Savasana meditation session

11:00 Bingo

Bingo (Virtual and In Person)
Program runs April, May, June
11:00 AM – 11:45 AM
$60.00 (monthly)

An action-packed, interactive hour playing a game of chance in which each player matches numbers printed in different arrangements on cards, winning prizes and having fun!
Bingo is most certainly largely a game of luck, but that doesn’t stop a feeling of competitiveness during the game and a sense of pride after a win. It’s an engaging and fun game that can be competitive in a fun way, knowing skill has very little to do with the outcome.
Let’s get one thing straight – bingo is not a boring game. It’s an exciting and unpredictable game that will get your heart racing every time a new ball is about to be drawn.
• Virtual prize winners will be given prize when arrangements have been made for pick up/drop off.

1:00 Movie Pizza Party

Movie Matinee and Pizza
Program runs April, May, June
1:00 PM – 2:45 PM
$60.00 (monthly)

A perfect ending to a busy week! Join us every Friday as we settle comfortably, sharing a fun movie and pizza party with our Loving Hands family, thankful we can once again, enjoy the in – person company of friends!