Building strength in our region.

Seniors Program

Seniors Outreach, Coordinated Community Response, Age Friendly Community and Seniors Groups.

Elder Abuse

Learn the signs of elder abuse, how to protect yourself and loved ones, and how to find help.

Service Directory

Find services and connect with people, businesses and resources in our community.

Community Initiatives

Programs to increase connectedness in the community.

Seniors Program

Seniors Outreach, Coordinated Community Response, Age Friendly Community and Seniors Groups.

Elder Abuse

Learn the signs of elder abuse, how to protect yourself and loved ones, and how to find help.

Service Directory

Find services and connect with people, businesses and resources in our community.

Community Initiatives

Programs to help seniors and the community find strength.

Seniors Program

Seniors Outreach, Coordinated Community Response, Age Friendly Community and Seniors Groups.

Elder Abuse

Learn the signs of elder abuse, how to protect yourself and loved ones, and how to find help.

Service Directory

Find services and connect with people, businesses and resources in our community.

Community Initiatives

Programs to help seniors and the community find strength.

About
St. Aidan’s

St. Aidan’s is a local social profit organization that was established in 1973, with a vision of creating a positive community impact in Fort McMurray and Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo.

Our focus is to serve, empower and unlock the potential with our programs and community partnerships.

Leaders in areas for seniors advocacy
Delivering services to meet the needs of seniors
Creating partnerships that empower people and the community
Working in collaboration to provide quality services to seniors
Connecting local seniors with services, events and volunteers
Identifying gaps and missing services for seniors

Upcoming Events

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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Walk On The Island 10:30 am
Walk On The Island @ MacDonald Island Track
Nov 1 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
The Walk On program for Seniors has been extended at MacDonald Island!! An excellent activity for our Seniors to remain active in the community physically, mentally, and socially, and it’s FREE!! With free coffee to follow.[...]
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Multicultural Cookery-Moldovan Cuisine 10:00 am
Multicultural Cookery-Moldovan Cuisine @ Ecole McTavish School
Nov 3 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
MCA taps into RMWB’s incredible diversity through the Multicultural Cookery sessions. These sessions run once a month with each session demonstrating and sharing a new region’s cuisine. Attendees learn 3-4 authentic ethnic dishes while learning[...]
Westview School Christmas Market 10:00 am
Westview School Christmas Market @ Westview School
Nov 3 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Westview School Christmas Market @ Westview School
Annual Christmas Market Variety of knitted goods/baked items/arts and crafts,jewelry etc., sold by local vendors  
We Love The Winters Here 11:00 am
We Love The Winters Here @ Oil Sands Discovery Centre
Nov 3 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
We Love The Winters Here @ Oil Sands Discovery Centre
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Bingo 12:00 pm
Bingo @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 165
Nov 4 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Come to the Legion for Bingo every Sunday! Accumulating Loonie Pot, Toonie Pot and Bonanza Prizes, A meat draw and door prizes so there are lots of chances to win. Plus, our WWII Veteran Bruce[...]
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Walk on the ARC 9:30 pm
Walk on the ARC @ Anzac Recreation Centre
Nov 5 @ 9:30 pm – 10:45 pm
Walk on the ARC @ Anzac Recreation Centre
Anzac Recreation Centre and Alberta Health Services would like to invite all seniors +55 to Walk On the Arc at Anzac Recreation Centre. Coffee to follow. Benefits of Physical Activity: Helps maintain the ability to[...]
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Walk On The Island 9:30 am
Walk On The Island @ MacDonald Island Track
Nov 6 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
The Walk On program for Seniors has been extended at MacDonald Island!! An excellent activity for our Seniors to remain active in the community physically, mentally, and socially, and it’s FREE!! With free coffee to follow.[...]
Indigenous Paint Night 6:00 pm
Indigenous Paint Night @ Wood Buffalo Regional Library
Nov 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Indigenous Paint Night @ Wood Buffalo Regional Library
Come join us for an artsy evening at our indigenous-inspired guided paint night. (16+)
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Winter Wonderland in Oil Pastels 6:00 pm
Winter Wonderland in Oil Pastels @ Wood Buffalo Regional Library
Nov 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Winter Wonderland in Oil Pastels @ Wood Buffalo Regional Library
Join us to create a winter wonderland with oil pastels (18+). Registration is now open.
Table Tennis Club 7:00 pm
Table Tennis Club @ Holy Trinity High School
Nov 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Table Tennis Club @ Holy Trinity High School
The Fort McMurray Table Tennis Club encourages people of all ages and skill levels to come enjoy the game and meet new people. Whether it is your first time or you are a seasoned professional,[...]
Walk on the ARC 9:30 pm
Walk on the ARC @ Anzac Recreation Centre
Nov 7 @ 9:30 pm – 10:45 pm
Walk on the ARC @ Anzac Recreation Centre
Anzac Recreation Centre and Alberta Health Services would like to invite all seniors +55 to Walk On the Arc at Anzac Recreation Centre. Coffee to follow. Benefits of Physical Activity: Helps maintain the ability to[...]
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Walk On The Island 9:30 am
Walk On The Island @ MacDonald Island Track
Nov 8 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
The Walk On program for Seniors has been extended at MacDonald Island!! An excellent activity for our Seniors to remain active in the community physically, mentally, and socially, and it’s FREE!! With free coffee to follow.[...]
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International Film Festival
International Film Festival @ Suncor Energy for the Performing Arts
Nov 9 – Nov 11 all-day
International Film Festival @ Suncor Energy for the Performing Arts
The 8th Annual Fort McMurray International Film Festival will proudly be hosted at the Suncor Energy Centre for the Performing Arts November 9-11, 2018 in beautiful Fort McMurray, AB.
Remembrance Day Hockey Games 7:30 pm
Remembrance Day Hockey Games @ Casman Centre
Nov 9 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Remembrance Day Hockey Games @ Casman Centre
November 9, 7:30PM, Casman Center – The first of two games in support of the Poppy Campaign, the Oil Barons will face off against the Brooks Bandits wearing special jerseys that will be auctioned off.[...]
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Christmas Market 9:00 am
Christmas Market @ Father Beau School
Nov 10 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Christmas Market @ Father Beau School
In support of Father Beuregard School, presented by School Council. Tables are $50 each and can be reserved by contacting 780-747-5064.
Christmas Extravaganza Market 10:00 am
Christmas Extravaganza Market @ Unifor Building
Nov 10 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Christmas Extravaganza Market @ Unifor Building
Come be Jolly with your friends and family and enjoy fun activities and hassle free shopping with 30 local vendors Lots of fun FREE activities for kids of all ages (yes we mean ALL ages[...]
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Remembrance Day Ceremonies 8:00 am
Remembrance Day Ceremonies @ Royal Canadian Legion
Nov 11 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Remembrance Day Ceremony. Doors will open at 8AM for breakfast and the Ceremony will start at 10:40AM
Remembrance Day Ceremonies 8:30 am
Remembrance Day Ceremonies @ MacDonald Island Park
Nov 11 @ 8:30 am – 11:45 am
Remembrance Day Ceremonies @ MacDonald Island Park
Remembrance Day Ceremony. Doors will open at 8:30AM, the March of Colours will take place at 9:45AM and dignitaries service will begin at 10:00AM
Christmas Bazaar 9:00 am
Christmas Bazaar @ Quality Hotel
Nov 11 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Christmas Bazaar @ Quality Hotel
Christmas Bazar is back for another amazing event. This is a FREE Family Event for all. Be sure to spread the word and head down to the Christmas Bazar November.11th/2018 from 9:00am – 5:00pm at[...]
Bingo 12:00 pm
Bingo @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 165
Nov 11 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Come to the Legion for Bingo every Sunday! Accumulating Loonie Pot, Toonie Pot and Bonanza Prizes, A meat draw and door prizes so there are lots of chances to win. Plus, our WWII Veteran Bruce[...]
The Last of the Fur Traders 6:30 pm
The Last of the Fur Traders @ Suncor Energy Centre of Performing Arts
Nov 11 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
The Last of the Fur Traders @ Suncor Energy Centre of Performing Arts
Screening of ‘The Last of the Fur Traders’ Presented by RACIDE in partnership with the YMM International Film Festival. A documentary about one Alberta man’s return to the Arctic, sixty-years later. Featuring never before seen[...]
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Carpet Bowling 2:30 pm
Carpet Bowling @ MacDonald Island Park Fieldhouse
Nov 12 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
If you are 55+ and looking for something to do on Mondays, come give carpet bowling a try, absolutely free, no membership required!!
Walk on the ARC 9:30 pm
Walk on the ARC @ Anzac Recreation Centre
Nov 12 @ 9:30 pm – 10:45 pm
Walk on the ARC @ Anzac Recreation Centre
Anzac Recreation Centre and Alberta Health Services would like to invite all seniors +55 to Walk On the Arc at Anzac Recreation Centre. Coffee to follow. Benefits of Physical Activity: Helps maintain the ability to[...]
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Walk On The Island 9:30 am
Walk On The Island @ MacDonald Island Track
Nov 13 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
The Walk On program for Seniors has been extended at MacDonald Island!! An excellent activity for our Seniors to remain active in the community physically, mentally, and socially, and it’s FREE!! With free coffee to follow.[...]
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Anzac Senior Activity Day 1:00 pm
Anzac Senior Activity Day @ Anzac Rec Centre
Nov 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Anzac Senior’s Activity Day 2nd Wednesday of each month from 1-3 in the Anzac Rec Centre Senior Room.
Movie Night @ The Library 6:00 pm
Movie Night @ The Library @ Wood Buffalo Regional Library
Nov 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Movie Night @ The Library @ Wood Buffalo Regional Library
On the third Thursday of each month, teens & adults (13+) are invited to join us at Blockbusters & Books! Each month we’ll show a blockbuster film and have a collection of books on hand[...]
Table Tennis Club 7:00 pm
Table Tennis Club @ Holy Trinity High School
Nov 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Table Tennis Club @ Holy Trinity High School
The Fort McMurray Table Tennis Club encourages people of all ages and skill levels to come enjoy the game and meet new people. Whether it is your first time or you are a seasoned professional,[...]
Walk on the ARC 9:30 pm
Walk on the ARC @ Anzac Recreation Centre
Nov 14 @ 9:30 pm – 10:45 pm
Walk on the ARC @ Anzac Recreation Centre
Anzac Recreation Centre and Alberta Health Services would like to invite all seniors +55 to Walk On the Arc at Anzac Recreation Centre. Coffee to follow. Benefits of Physical Activity: Helps maintain the ability to[...]
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Walk On The Island 9:30 am
Walk On The Island @ MacDonald Island Track
Nov 15 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
The Walk On program for Seniors has been extended at MacDonald Island!! An excellent activity for our Seniors to remain active in the community physically, mentally, and socially, and it’s FREE!! With free coffee to follow.[...]
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Christmas Pottery Sale 6:00 pm
Christmas Pottery Sale @ Casman Centre
Nov 16 @ 6:00 pm – Nov 17 @ 2:00 pm
The Fort McMurray Potters Guild will be hosting their 35th annual Christmas Pottery sale at the Casman Centre in Thickwood on Friday November 16th from 6pm-9pm and on Saturday November 17th from 10am – 2pm.[...]
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Annual Christmas Bazaar and Bake Sale 10:00 am
Annual Christmas Bazaar and Bake Sale @ Golden Years Society
Nov 17 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Annual Christmas Bazaar and Bake Sale @ Golden Years Society
Homemade Baked Items Handmade crafts Garage Sale
Beaconhill Christmas Market 10:00 am
Beaconhill Christmas Market @ Beaconhill School
Nov 17 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Beaconhill Christmas Market @ Beaconhill School
Beacon Hill School Parents Plus is hosting its annual Christmas Market! Something for everyone. Baked goods, handcrafted items, home-based businesses, pictures with Santa, and Scholastic book fair! Confirmed vendors so far: ANK Creativity Tupperware Soap[...]
Father Mercredi Christmas Market 10:00 am
Father Mercredi Christmas Market @ Father Mercredi High School
Nov 17 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Father Mercredi Christmas Market @ Father Mercredi High School
Our annual market showcases various local vendors selling homemade items, gift baskets, jewellery, food and more! All proceeds will support our Annual Santas Anonymous Campaign which provides the less fortunate in our community with Christmas[...]
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Bingo 12:00 pm
Bingo @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 165
Nov 18 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Come to the Legion for Bingo every Sunday! Accumulating Loonie Pot, Toonie Pot and Bonanza Prizes, A meat draw and door prizes so there are lots of chances to win. Plus, our WWII Veteran Bruce[...]
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Walk on the ARC 9:30 pm
Walk on the ARC @ Anzac Recreation Centre
Nov 19 @ 9:30 pm – 10:45 pm
Walk on the ARC @ Anzac Recreation Centre
Anzac Recreation Centre and Alberta Health Services would like to invite all seniors +55 to Walk On the Arc at Anzac Recreation Centre. Coffee to follow. Benefits of Physical Activity: Helps maintain the ability to[...]
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Walk On The Island 9:30 am
Walk On The Island @ MacDonald Island Track
Nov 20 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
The Walk On program for Seniors has been extended at MacDonald Island!! An excellent activity for our Seniors to remain active in the community physically, mentally, and socially, and it’s FREE!! With free coffee to follow.[...]
Seniors Social: Cake Decorating 2:00 pm
Seniors Social: Cake Decorating @ Wood Buffalo Regional Library
Nov 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Seniors Social: Cake Decorating @ Wood Buffalo Regional Library
Rita from Rita’s Flowers Shop will join us as our guest cake artist at our next Seniors’ Social! Registration is required for this cake decorating how-to, call 780-743-7804 to sign up.
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National Day of Remembrance for Road Crash Victims 4:00 pm
National Day of Remembrance for Road Crash Victims @ MacDonald Island Entrance/Concourse
Nov 21 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
National Day of Remembrance for Road Crash Victims @ MacDonald Island Entrance/Concourse
The National Day of Remembrance is held the third Wednesday of November annually. Safe Community Wood Buffalo sets up a display and information to honour and remember loved ones who have been impacted by road[...]
Table Tennis Club 7:00 pm
Table Tennis Club @ Holy Trinity High School
Nov 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Table Tennis Club @ Holy Trinity High School
The Fort McMurray Table Tennis Club encourages people of all ages and skill levels to come enjoy the game and meet new people. Whether it is your first time or you are a seasoned professional,[...]
Walk on the ARC 9:30 pm
Walk on the ARC @ Anzac Recreation Centre
Nov 21 @ 9:30 pm – 10:45 pm
Walk on the ARC @ Anzac Recreation Centre
Anzac Recreation Centre and Alberta Health Services would like to invite all seniors +55 to Walk On the Arc at Anzac Recreation Centre. Coffee to follow. Benefits of Physical Activity: Helps maintain the ability to[...]
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Walk On The Island 9:30 am
Walk On The Island @ MacDonald Island Track
Nov 22 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
The Walk On program for Seniors has been extended at MacDonald Island!! An excellent activity for our Seniors to remain active in the community physically, mentally, and socially, and it’s FREE!! With free coffee to follow.[...]
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Christmas Show & Market 1:00 pm
Christmas Show & Market @ MacDonald Island Park
Nov 23 @ 1:00 pm – Nov 25 @ 5:00 pm
Christmas Show & Market @ MacDonald Island Park
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Northern Crones Art Exhibit 7:00 pm
Northern Crones Art Exhibit @ Keyano Theatre & Arts Centre
Nov 24 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Northern Crones Art Exhibit @ Keyano Theatre & Arts Centre
Please join the ‘Northern Crones’, five women artists living and working in Fort McMurray, for the Opening Night Reception of their group Fine Art exhibit. The event is open from 7pm until 11pm, with wine,[...]
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Bingo 12:00 pm
Bingo @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 165
Nov 25 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Come to the Legion for Bingo every Sunday! Accumulating Loonie Pot, Toonie Pot and Bonanza Prizes, A meat draw and door prizes so there are lots of chances to win. Plus, our WWII Veteran Bruce[...]
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Carpet Bowling 2:30 pm
Carpet Bowling @ MacDonald Island Park Fieldhouse
Nov 26 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
If you are 55+ and looking for something to do on Mondays, come give carpet bowling a try, absolutely free, no membership required!!
Walk on the ARC 9:30 pm
Walk on the ARC @ Anzac Recreation Centre
Nov 26 @ 9:30 pm – 10:45 pm
Walk on the ARC @ Anzac Recreation Centre
Anzac Recreation Centre and Alberta Health Services would like to invite all seniors +55 to Walk On the Arc at Anzac Recreation Centre. Coffee to follow. Benefits of Physical Activity: Helps maintain the ability to[...]
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Walk On The Island 9:30 am
Walk On The Island @ MacDonald Island Track
Nov 27 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
The Walk On program for Seniors has been extended at MacDonald Island!! An excellent activity for our Seniors to remain active in the community physically, mentally, and socially, and it’s FREE!! With free coffee to follow.[...]
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Paint Night Out 6:00 pm
Paint Night Out @ Wood Buffalo Regional Library
Nov 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Paint Night Out @ Wood Buffalo Regional Library
The Good Red Road 6:30 pm
The Good Red Road @ The Station Event Centre
Nov 28 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Good Red Road @ The Station Event Centre
Table Tennis Club 7:00 pm
Table Tennis Club @ Holy Trinity High School
Nov 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Table Tennis Club @ Holy Trinity High School
The Fort McMurray Table Tennis Club encourages people of all ages and skill levels to come enjoy the game and meet new people. Whether it is your first time or you are a seasoned professional,[...]
Walk on the ARC 9:30 pm
Walk on the ARC @ Anzac Recreation Centre
Nov 28 @ 9:30 pm – 10:45 pm
Walk on the ARC @ Anzac Recreation Centre
Anzac Recreation Centre and Alberta Health Services would like to invite all seniors +55 to Walk On the Arc at Anzac Recreation Centre. Coffee to follow. Benefits of Physical Activity: Helps maintain the ability to[...]
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Walk On The Island 9:30 am
Walk On The Island @ MacDonald Island Track
Nov 29 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
The Walk On program for Seniors has been extended at MacDonald Island!! An excellent activity for our Seniors to remain active in the community physically, mentally, and socially, and it’s FREE!! With free coffee to follow.[...]
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Making a difference

The past year has been impactful at St. Aidan’s Society.
  • An increase in the direct contact with seniors in their homes by the Seniors Outreach team.
  • Successful completion of the Coordinated Community Response to Elder Abuse. Our Region now has a coordinated response, including a local number to call for help.
  • With regular monthly Interagency meetings we have  provided the opportunity to connect agencies and foster partnerships as well as share upcoming events and information.

Home Visits

to seniors made by the Seniors Outreach Team

Interagency Meetings

connected 56 agencies

Coordinated Community Response

to Elder Abuse was successfully completed

How can St. Aidan’s Society help YOU?

Address

West Entrance
Redpoll Centre @ Shell Place
1 C. A. Knight Way
Fort McMurray, AB T9H 5C5


T. (780) 743-4370

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