Municipality of Emerson-Franklin

Phone: 204-427-2557  |  Fax: 204-427-2224  |
115 Waddell Ave East Box 66, Dominion City MB, R0A 0H0

Recreation & Tourism


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To promote health, recreation and wellness opportunities for the residents of the Municipality of Emerson-Franklin. As a Municipal department we will endeavor to deliver diverse and equitable programs and services to people of all ages and abilities.


September 2020 Congregate Meal Menu


Congregate Meal Program was re-opened on Monday July 20/2020

Due to Covid-19 and Social Distancing we must space 2 meters apart (6 feet)

Please call Maria if you would like to eat in


September 18 – Roast Beef Dinner

September 21 – Burgers, Fries & Coleslaw

September 23 – Lemon Chicken Dinner

September 25 – Sweet & Sour Ribs

Time: 12:00pm

Cost:  $7.00 

Everyone Welcome!

Footcare Clinic

September 30th – Abbeyfield House

Please call Lorri @ 427-2557 if you would like an appointment


Adult Coloring

Joyce Drewniak will display her coloring

When: September 25, 2020

Where: Legion Hall

Time 1:00pm

Joyce will display her talents and will give us a few hints on Adult Coloring.

If you like to purchase a meal (Sweet & Sour Ribs) please call Maria @ 427-2721 or 373-2890


September 14 to October 21

Mondays & Wednesdays

6:00 – 7:00

Via Facebook Rooms

Cost $100.00

Contact Jen at 204-209-0997 to Register

All you need is a set of weights


*NEW for 2020 – Online Option for Food Handler Training*

Healthy Living will cover the cost for volunteers working in a not-for-profit setting who are preparing and serving food to the public, to take the Certified Food Handler Training Certificate Level 1 available online through ‘Contractors Associated with Manitoba Health’. 


Please see the steps below for the new process of registering:


  • to register, please contact:
Lorri French, Seniors Coordinator
204-427-2557 or


  • Volunteers must cover the cost of the course fee and once a volunteer has completed the training and received the Certificate, Healthy Living will reimburse the cost – please connect with Healthy Living Facilitator for the Volunteer Expense Claim form.

This will be the last year that Healthy Living will cover the cost of the Food Handler training.


Mindfulness Book Club

will resume on October 14, 21, 28 & November 4, 2020

Offering: Four-week mindfulness book club sessions for anyone that would like to join:  

Book: "the mindful day” - how to find focus, calm and joy from morning to evening by Laurie J. Cameron.  

What is the Mindfulness Book Club? 

Over a period of four weeks we will be discussing the content of the Mindful book and experiencing some mindfulness practices. 

Each week we will read a certain section of the book, have a discussion, incorporate a meditation and some mindful movements during the session.  

The mindfulness book club will help you learn how to intentionally cope with pain, illness and stress. You will gain a better understanding of stress and how to respond more effectively to daily challenges.  

Instructor: Bernice Parent, Certified Yoga and Mindfulness teacher.  

Dates: October 14 & 21, 28, & November 4, 2020  

Time: 1-3 pm   

Location: New Horizon Emerson Hall  

Cost: $20.00 for the mindful day Book 

**Registration is required as we are only taking 15 participants** 

We will be giving the participants the books ahead.  

If you are interested in this four-week book club, please register with Lorri French @204-427-2557.  


Alzheimer’s Support Group

When: September 21, 2020

Where: Emerson New Horizons

Time: 10:00am

Cost: Free

Everyone Welcome!

Meditation class will resume

When: September 23rd, 30th and October 7th

Where: Dominion City Community Hall

Time: 7:00-8:00 pm

Bring your water bottle. 

 Chair Exercises on line

The Reh-Fit Centre is offering free online exercise programs for people at home. Programs are geared more so towards older adults, but I assume anyone could benefit. People will need to have internet connection to access. Please share with anyone you feel may benefit.


Canadian Hard of Hearing Association-Manitoba Chapter 

Invites you to attend a presentation on hearing loss by Rosalyn Sutley

When:  October 9, 2020

Where: Dominion City Legion Hall

Time: 12:30pm

Everyone Welcome!

Please register with Lorri @427-2557

If you would like a Meal please register with Maria @ 427-2721 or 373-2890



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