Many friendship groups in Canterbury are listed under the topic Social Contact in this directory. http://ageconcerncan.org.nz/infocentre/organisations/search/topic/2/
Need something that will occupy some of your time and continue to provide a challenge both mentally and physically. Don’t let the world pass you by in retirement, join an organisation like the Ferrymead Tramway where you can learn new skills and gain immense satisfaction through volunteer work.The Tramway Historical Society Inc. is based at … Continued
For some people living alone means that they miss out on daily human contact, someone to chat to, laugh with and share their lives with. St John Caring Caller is a free service that provides you with a regular friendship call. It is NOT a help line or a visiting service. It is a friendship … Continued
Drop in to Shirley Library on Friday 2.00 – 3.30pm. Play euchre, canasta, five hundred or just pop in and share some time with them. Scrabble Club – Wednesday 2.00 – 3.30pm. Book group also available. All welcome.
The current opening hours for Community House are 10am – 2pm The Concept A community house or cottage is a place where people from the community can make friends, have a cup of tea, coffee, get help and make connections with other agencies if needed, or have a chat. There are a number of such … Continued
Thursdays at 10.00am. Drop in for a tea/coffee and chat. Admission is free; a donation towards morning tea is appreciated. Sit and be fit – gentle exercise programme for the over 60s. Tuesday 1.30-2.15 pm. $5.00 per session.
This group is designed to let women have some “me” time in their lives. They are a Craft & Friendship Group for women of all ages. Meet on Wednesdays during school term at the Riccarton Community Church Hall, 44 Elizabeth Street, from 10am to 11.30 am. Bring own craft or join in the activity of … Continued
A non-profit friendship / social club for single men, women and couples, suitable for people over the age of 50.. Activities include dining out, dancing, cards, theatre going etc.