Move Seniors Lovingly – Oakville

Oakville Senior Living

Fa-la-la-la-la: Fun Activities to Make the Most of the Holiday Season

At Move Seniors Lovingly – Oakville, we know that the holiday season can be busy for everyone, including seniors and their loved ones. Between juggling family functions and hunting for the perfect presents, it’s nice to carve out some time to rediscover some holiday magic close to home. The holidays are a perfect time to step out and enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of the season (pine needles, anyone?).

If you’re an Oakville senior looking for fun ideas for how to make the most of the holidays, all while staying local and supporting your community, read on:

If you’re looking for a festive social for seniors

What: Senior Services annual Christmas Parties

When & Where: Wednesday, December 14th, 1-3 pm Iroquois Ridge Older Adult Centre 

                            Thursday, December 15th, 1-3 pm Trafalgar Park Community Centre

About: If you’re a Senior Services member in Oakville, a couple of community centres will be hosting festive Christmas parties where you can catch up with friends and enjoy seasonal treats. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

If you’re looking to pick up some local artisanal gifts

What: Fresh Market Farms Outdoor Holiday Market

When: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays until December 18th, 11 am-7 pm

Where: Oakville Place, 240 Leighland Avenue, Oakville

About: If you’re an Oakville senior searching for one-of-a-kind gifts or décor, then stop by the market for wreaths, trees and other holiday products that are sure to add some extra sparkle to your holidays.

If you’re looking to put your holiday crafting skills to use

What: DIY Holiday Workshops: Aromatherapy Wood-Wick Candle

When: Thursday, December 15th, 11am-12pm

             Tuesday, December 20th, 11 am-12 pm

Where: Nuworld Botanicals, 118 Thomas Street, Oakville

About: Nuworld Botanicals offers candle-making workshops for those crafty spirits who want to put a personal touch on their gifts. The cost is $85 and includes making a 10 oz aromatherapy candle with the choice of gold, rose-gold or concrete vessels, plus a body oil, bath soak or natural perfume roll-on. What a great gift idea!

If you’re looking for some merry music

What:  5th Annual Christmas Eve “Carols in the Square”

When: Christmas Eve – Dec 24th, 6-7 pm

Where: Towne Square, 210 Lakeshore Road East, Oakville

About: Chartwell Church is hosting “Carols in the Square” and inviting the community to join them for an hour of singing and enjoying hot chocolate and cookies amongst family, friends, and neighbours. There is also the opportunity to bring non-perishable food items in support of the Kerr Street Mission Foodbank. For more information, contact Chartwell Church at 905-844-2801.  

However you choose to spend your holidays, Move Seniors Lovingly – Oakville wishes you comfort and joy this season and the year ahead!