55 Wyndham St N Unit T28 Guelph, ON N1H 7T8
1-519-826-9056

Calendar

Feb
23
Sat
Boxes of Hearts Social Enterprise and Employment Readiness Program @ Community of Hearts, Lifelong Learning Centre
Feb 23 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Our social enterprise program gives adults with developmental exceptionalities the opportunity to gain job training through community based employment training at Community of Hearts Lifelong Learning Centre.
Workers gain the following skills: increased concentration & focus on job tasks; further development of receptive language; increased competence for following instructions; learning to abide by Health & Safety regulations;
independence & confidence on the job.

Along with gaining job experience, the participants receive a portion of the
proceeds from their products!

Contact us at [email protected] or 519 826 9056 to sign up!

 

Feb
24
Sun
Karaoke! @ Community of Hearts
Feb 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Improv for Joy @ Community of Hearts
Feb 24 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

IMPROV FOR JOY! 

In this class-accessible to people of all abilities-we build social skills, learn to listen & respond to others,
and work together to create stories, build characters, and discover the joy of improv through play. By the end of of this 8 week course you’ll be letting your creativity and confidence shine! It’s an action-packed course capped with the opportunity to delight your friends and family with your new skills live on stage. Facilitated by Hayley – Second City trained Improviser, and The Making-Box Improv Director/Instructor for a second round!

PERKS: Participants receive 50% off in-house Making-Box performances during the term of study.

 

Feb
25
Mon
Learning Day Program @ Community of Hearts, Lifelong Learning Centre
Feb 25 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

 

Learning Day Program

Our team of Life Skills Educators deliver a quality curriculum-based program built on pillars of Self-Awareness, Self-Management, and Self-Advocacy/Expression. Staff conduct ongoing evaluations and provide participants with progress reports each semester to reflect growth and celebrate achievements.
Program content includes: meal planning and grocery shopping; meal preparation and safe food handling; routines for maintaining a clean and safe living space; group fitness and personal training delivered in the centre’s gym; literacy comprehension and critical analysis; social scripts for professional and personal social interactions; sexual education; financial literacy; maths and sciences; and employment readiness training.
Another important focus of our program is community engagement, reducing social isolation and improving professional and social networks. Participants become empowered, contributing members of society through community involvement opportunities such as: paid positions to set-up/take-down Friday Noon Hour Concert and Wednesday Downtown Market in partnership with the Downtown Guelph Business Association; volunteer roles of packing Garden Fresh Boxes and setting up the accessible Tuesday Food Market in partnership with THE SEED Community Food Project; and maintenance of The Making-Box comedy hub in exchange for improvisation lessons.
Interested in joining us or finding out more about this program?
Call 519 826 9056 or email [email protected]
Feb
26
Tue
Learning Day Program @ Community of Hearts, Lifelong Learning Centre
Feb 26 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

 

Learning Day Program

Our team of Life Skills Educators deliver a quality curriculum-based program built on pillars of Self-Awareness, Self-Management, and Self-Advocacy/Expression. Staff conduct ongoing evaluations and provide participants with progress reports each semester to reflect growth and celebrate achievements.
Program content includes: meal planning and grocery shopping; meal preparation and safe food handling; routines for maintaining a clean and safe living space; group fitness and personal training delivered in the centre’s gym; literacy comprehension and critical analysis; social scripts for professional and personal social interactions; sexual education; financial literacy; maths and sciences; and employment readiness training.
Another important focus of our program is community engagement, reducing social isolation and improving professional and social networks. Participants become empowered, contributing members of society through community involvement opportunities such as: paid positions to set-up/take-down Friday Noon Hour Concert and Wednesday Downtown Market in partnership with the Downtown Guelph Business Association; volunteer roles of packing Garden Fresh Boxes and setting up the accessible Tuesday Food Market in partnership with THE SEED Community Food Project; and maintenance of The Making-Box comedy hub in exchange for improvisation lessons.
Interested in joining us or finding out more about this program?
Call 519 826 9056 or email [email protected]
Boxes of Hearts – Social Enterprise and Employment Readiness Program @ Community of Hearts, Lifelong Learning Centre
Feb 26 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Our social enterprise program runs Tuesday evenings & Saturday mornings and gives adults with developmental exceptionalities the opportunity to gain job training through community based employment training at Community of Hearts Lifelong Learning Centre.
Workers gain the following skills: increased concentration & focus on job tasks; further development of receptive language; increased competence for following instructions; learning to abide by Health & Safety regulations; independence & confidence on the job.

Along with gaining job experience, the participants receive a portion of the proceeds from their products!

Contact us at [email protected] or 519 826 9056 to sign up!

Feb
27
Wed
Learning Day Program @ Community of Hearts, Lifelong Learning Centre
Feb 27 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

 

Learning Day Program

Our team of Life Skills Educators deliver a quality curriculum-based program built on pillars of Self-Awareness, Self-Management, and Self-Advocacy/Expression. Staff conduct ongoing evaluations and provide participants with progress reports each semester to reflect growth and celebrate achievements.
Program content includes: meal planning and grocery shopping; meal preparation and safe food handling; routines for maintaining a clean and safe living space; group fitness and personal training delivered in the centre’s gym; literacy comprehension and critical analysis; social scripts for professional and personal social interactions; sexual education; financial literacy; maths and sciences; and employment readiness training.
Another important focus of our program is community engagement, reducing social isolation and improving professional and social networks. Participants become empowered, contributing members of society through community involvement opportunities such as: paid positions to set-up/take-down Friday Noon Hour Concert and Wednesday Downtown Market in partnership with the Downtown Guelph Business Association; volunteer roles of packing Garden Fresh Boxes and setting up the accessible Tuesday Food Market in partnership with THE SEED Community Food Project; and maintenance of The Making-Box comedy hub in exchange for improvisation lessons.
Interested in joining us or finding out more about this program?
Call 519 826 9056 or email [email protected]
Feb
28
Thu
Learning Day Program @ Community of Hearts, Lifelong Learning Centre
Feb 28 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

 

Learning Day Program

Our team of Life Skills Educators deliver a quality curriculum-based program built on pillars of Self-Awareness, Self-Management, and Self-Advocacy/Expression. Staff conduct ongoing evaluations and provide participants with progress reports each semester to reflect growth and celebrate achievements.
Program content includes: meal planning and grocery shopping; meal preparation and safe food handling; routines for maintaining a clean and safe living space; group fitness and personal training delivered in the centre’s gym; literacy comprehension and critical analysis; social scripts for professional and personal social interactions; sexual education; financial literacy; maths and sciences; and employment readiness training.
Another important focus of our program is community engagement, reducing social isolation and improving professional and social networks. Participants become empowered, contributing members of society through community involvement opportunities such as: paid positions to set-up/take-down Friday Noon Hour Concert and Wednesday Downtown Market in partnership with the Downtown Guelph Business Association; volunteer roles of packing Garden Fresh Boxes and setting up the accessible Tuesday Food Market in partnership with THE SEED Community Food Project; and maintenance of The Making-Box comedy hub in exchange for improvisation lessons.
Interested in joining us or finding out more about this program?
Call 519 826 9056 or email [email protected]
Mar
1
Fri
Learning Day Program @ Community of Hearts, Lifelong Learning Centre
Mar 1 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

 

Learning Day Program

Our team of Life Skills Educators deliver a quality curriculum-based program built on pillars of Self-Awareness, Self-Management, and Self-Advocacy/Expression. Staff conduct ongoing evaluations and provide participants with progress reports each semester to reflect growth and celebrate achievements.
Program content includes: meal planning and grocery shopping; meal preparation and safe food handling; routines for maintaining a clean and safe living space; group fitness and personal training delivered in the centre’s gym; literacy comprehension and critical analysis; social scripts for professional and personal social interactions; sexual education; financial literacy; maths and sciences; and employment readiness training.
Another important focus of our program is community engagement, reducing social isolation and improving professional and social networks. Participants become empowered, contributing members of society through community involvement opportunities such as: paid positions to set-up/take-down Friday Noon Hour Concert and Wednesday Downtown Market in partnership with the Downtown Guelph Business Association; volunteer roles of packing Garden Fresh Boxes and setting up the accessible Tuesday Food Market in partnership with THE SEED Community Food Project; and maintenance of The Making-Box comedy hub in exchange for improvisation lessons.
Interested in joining us or finding out more about this program?
Call 519 826 9056 or email [email protected]
Choir of Hearts @ Community of Hearts, Lifelong Learning Centre
Mar 1 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Get ready to sing your heart out! Choir of Hearts is an inclusive singing group aimed at building self-confidence through using our voices. We will be working on musical skills such as matching pitches, clapping rhythms, reading music, learning the names of notes, and singing in rounds, unisons, and solos.

Singers will be coached on vocal techniques around posture, diaphragmatic breathing, and proper
singing for vocal health. We will be singing contemporary top 40 pop songs, and gearing up for a performances at the Community of Hearts’ and in the community!
The choir will be coached by Laura Bailey, accomplished singer and vocal coach based in Guelph!