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May
21
Tue
Living Well With Chronic Illness ( CANCELLED ) @ West Island Women's Centre
May 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Living with chronic illness and dealing with life’s issues can be so challenging! This eight week support group empowers women of all ages to take control of their health and life while dealing with chronic illness. This is an opportunity for participants to encourage one another and to share, explore and express their concerns in a positive and safe setting. We will discuss topics on confidence-building, self- awareness, diet, exercise, dealing with life’s challenges, relationships and much more.  We will learn how to focus on our abilities not our disabilities! This group will be facilitated by Charlene Jabara. She has been a group facilitator for Hope and Cope cancer support groups for 12 years and 25 year survivor of chronic illnesses.

Meetings will take place on Tuesdays from 7 to 9 p.m. beginning April 16, 2019

The groups are free of charge, but donations are welcomed. Registration is required. To join a group, please call the Women’s Centre’s Outreach Line at 514-781-8529 or e-mail outreach@wiwc.caSpace is limited. Meetings take place at the West Island Women’s Centre, located at St. Columba-by-the-Lake Church, 11 Rodney Ave., Pointe-Claire. (Please use the Vincennes Ave. parking lot entrance.)

May
23
Thu
The Women’s Centre Hosts: Breastfeeding Drop-In (Church Hall) @ West Island Women's Centre
May 23 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

New this year!

Breastfeeding moms, new moms, and expectant moms are invited to drop by this weekly breastfeeding clinic run by our local health service. It’s a great opportunity to meet other moms, weigh your baby, and discuss your health questions with a nurse. Different topics will be discussed, depending on the needs of the group. A nourishing drop-in for mom and baby/child! Spouses supporting their breastfeeding partners are welcome too! For more information, call the CSSS l’ouest-de-l’ile — Lac Saint-Louis at 514-697-4111.

May
25
Sat
Workshop Positive Parenting / Formation Parentalité Positive @ West Island Women's Centre
May 25 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am

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Sign up for our two free workshops ” Positive Parenting I et II” to be held at the West Island Women’s Centre. It’s for both mothers and fathers and there is free daycare (registration required) We encourage you to participate in both workshops.

May
28
Tue
Free Seminar: Reiki @ The West Island Women's Centre
May 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Reiki is a Japanese technique that can be used to access the life force energy to balance our energy and our bodies. In this seminar you will learn about the use of Reiki to create spiritual, emotional and physical well-being.

Register online for this seminar or call the Women’s Centre at 514-695-8529 or email womenscentre@wiwc.ca.

Free childcare is available for this seminar. Please call 514-695-8529 or email iva.rooney@wiwc.ca by 3 pm on May 6 if you require childcare for this presentation.

 

Living Well With Chronic Illness ( CANCELLED ) @ West Island Women's Centre
May 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Living with chronic illness and dealing with life’s issues can be so challenging! This eight week support group empowers women of all ages to take control of their health and life while dealing with chronic illness. This is an opportunity for participants to encourage one another and to share, explore and express their concerns in a positive and safe setting. We will discuss topics on confidence-building, self- awareness, diet, exercise, dealing with life’s challenges, relationships and much more.  We will learn how to focus on our abilities not our disabilities! This group will be facilitated by Charlene Jabara. She has been a group facilitator for Hope and Cope cancer support groups for 12 years and 25 year survivor of chronic illnesses.

Meetings will take place on Tuesdays from 7 to 9 p.m. beginning April 16, 2019

The groups are free of charge, but donations are welcomed. Registration is required. To join a group, please call the Women’s Centre’s Outreach Line at 514-781-8529 or e-mail outreach@wiwc.caSpace is limited. Meetings take place at the West Island Women’s Centre, located at St. Columba-by-the-Lake Church, 11 Rodney Ave., Pointe-Claire. (Please use the Vincennes Ave. parking lot entrance.)

May
30
Thu
The Women’s Centre Hosts: Breastfeeding Drop-In (Church Hall) @ West Island Women's Centre
May 30 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

New this year!

Breastfeeding moms, new moms, and expectant moms are invited to drop by this weekly breastfeeding clinic run by our local health service. It’s a great opportunity to meet other moms, weigh your baby, and discuss your health questions with a nurse. Different topics will be discussed, depending on the needs of the group. A nourishing drop-in for mom and baby/child! Spouses supporting their breastfeeding partners are welcome too! For more information, call the CSSS l’ouest-de-l’ile — Lac Saint-Louis at 514-697-4111.

May
31
Fri
Paint Night Fundraiser @ West Island Creative Arts Centre
May 31 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

1st Paint Night FUNDRAISER!

Looking for a fun night out, get creative and help raise funds for the West Island Women’s Centre’s? Join us for our First Paint Night Fundraiser on Friday, May 31 at 7:30pm. Tickets are $50 online and in the office. All proceeds from ticket sales will go towards WIWC Programs and Outreach and benefit more women in the community.

Whether you are an artist, artist-in-training, members, friends and partners West Island Creative Arts Centre will be offering few different painting options to our guests. This is a BYOB event.

When: Friday, May 31 from 7:30pm to 10:30pm

Where: West Island Creative Arts Centre
(
westislandarts.ca / 186 Sutton Pl., Beaconsfield)

Tickets: $50/person (WIWC office or online)

For more information, please email Julie at events@wiwc.ca or call the office at 514-695-8529.

Jun
4
Tue
Living Well With Chronic Illness ( CANCELLED ) @ West Island Women's Centre
Jun 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Living with chronic illness and dealing with life’s issues can be so challenging! This eight week support group empowers women of all ages to take control of their health and life while dealing with chronic illness. This is an opportunity for participants to encourage one another and to share, explore and express their concerns in a positive and safe setting. We will discuss topics on confidence-building, self- awareness, diet, exercise, dealing with life’s challenges, relationships and much more.  We will learn how to focus on our abilities not our disabilities! This group will be facilitated by Charlene Jabara. She has been a group facilitator for Hope and Cope cancer support groups for 12 years and 25 year survivor of chronic illnesses.

Meetings will take place on Tuesdays from 7 to 9 p.m. beginning April 16, 2019

The groups are free of charge, but donations are welcomed. Registration is required. To join a group, please call the Women’s Centre’s Outreach Line at 514-781-8529 or e-mail outreach@wiwc.caSpace is limited. Meetings take place at the West Island Women’s Centre, located at St. Columba-by-the-Lake Church, 11 Rodney Ave., Pointe-Claire. (Please use the Vincennes Ave. parking lot entrance.)

Jun
6
Thu
The Women’s Centre Hosts: Breastfeeding Drop-In (Church Hall) @ West Island Women's Centre
Jun 6 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

New this year!

Breastfeeding moms, new moms, and expectant moms are invited to drop by this weekly breastfeeding clinic run by our local health service. It’s a great opportunity to meet other moms, weigh your baby, and discuss your health questions with a nurse. Different topics will be discussed, depending on the needs of the group. A nourishing drop-in for mom and baby/child! Spouses supporting their breastfeeding partners are welcome too! For more information, call the CSSS l’ouest-de-l’ile — Lac Saint-Louis at 514-697-4111.

Jun
13
Thu
The Women’s Centre Hosts: Breastfeeding Drop-In (Church Hall) @ West Island Women's Centre
Jun 13 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

New this year!

Breastfeeding moms, new moms, and expectant moms are invited to drop by this weekly breastfeeding clinic run by our local health service. It’s a great opportunity to meet other moms, weigh your baby, and discuss your health questions with a nurse. Different topics will be discussed, depending on the needs of the group. A nourishing drop-in for mom and baby/child! Spouses supporting their breastfeeding partners are welcome too! For more information, call the CSSS l’ouest-de-l’ile — Lac Saint-Louis at 514-697-4111.