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Fort Macleod celebrates Seniors’ Week with events

Fort Macleod is celebrating its senior citizens with a week of activity.
Seniors are taking in the new musical at the Empress Theatre, being treated to tea and learning more about Fort Macleod in Seniors’ Week activities.
Seniors’ Week runs June 2-8.
On Monday, the family band Pete and the Re-Petes was at Pioneer Lodge to entertain residents.
On Tuesday, Pioneer Lodge residents were treated to a barbecue and a carnival filled with games and activities.
Also on Tuesday, Fort Macleod Library was host to a program of Senior Wisdom Sharing Through Life Stories.
Video clips of interviews with Fort Macleod seniors were shown in the morning.
On Wednesday, June 5, Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) joins forces with the Royal Purple to host the annual seniors’ tea from 1-3 p.m. at the Fort Macleod and District Community Hall.
Seniors aged 65 years and over can receive free tickets to Matilda the Musical at the Empress Theatre box office.
Performances are at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, June 5-8 at the Empress Theatre.
The annual Explore More Field Trip hosted by FCSS is on Thursday, June 6. Register by calling 403-553-4491.
A discussion about elder abuse will take place at 1 p.m. Friday, June 7 at Fort Macleod Library.
The activities wind up Monday, June 10 at 10 a.m. with a presentation on Alberta Seniors Benefits.

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