Building strength
in our

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

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Bingo 12:00 pm
Bingo @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 165
Sep 2 @ 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
Sep 3 @ 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
Sep 4 @ 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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Walk on the ARC 9:30 pm
Walk on the ARC @ Anzac Recreation Centre
Sep 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
Sep 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.[...]
Pubstumpers Trivia 7:00 pm
Pubstumpers Trivia @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 165
Sep 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Pubstumpers Trivia @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 165
Come out and put all that useless trivia knowledge to good use! Put together a team or try to outsmart everyone by yourself. Prizes for the teams in 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place!
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Jam Night & Chase the Ace 7:00 pm
Jam Night & Chase the Ace @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 165
Sep 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Jam Night & Chase the Ace @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 165
Come down to the Legion and listen to great live music, bring your own instruments and join in or get up on the dance floor! While you’re there buy tickets for Chase the Ace and[...]
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Keyano Huskies Soccer Game 2:00 pm
Keyano Huskies Soccer Game @ SMS Equipment Stadium
Sep 8 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Keyano Huskies Soccer Game @ SMS Equipment Stadium
Keyano Huskies Soccer vs. NAIT Ooks Home Games: Shells Place’s SMS Equipment Stadium Saturday Sept. 8, 2018 women 2 p.m. men 4 p.m. Sunday Sept. 9, 2018  women 12 p.m. men 2 p.m. Free Admission
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2018 YMM Annual Terry Fox Run 8:00 am
2018 YMM Annual Terry Fox Run @ Birchwood Trails
Sep 9 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
2018 YMM Annual Terry Fox Run @ Birchwood Trails
Come take part in the annual Terry Fox Run – a fun, family-friendly event offering a tots/kids “run”, a 2.5 km and a 5 km event on the Birchwood Trails in Fort McMurray. There will[...]
Empty Bowls Festival 11:00 am
Empty Bowls Festival @ Jubilee Plaza
Sep 9 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Empty Bowls Festival @ Jubilee Plaza
The Empty Bowls Festival presented by John Wilson’s Hedco Group is a family-friendly celebration of local talent in visual and performing arts and fine crafts that will draw the community together and bring awareness to[...]
Bingo 12:00 pm
Bingo @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 165
Sep 9 @ 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[...]
Keyano Huskies Soccer Game 12:00 pm
Keyano Huskies Soccer Game @ SMS Equipment Stadium
Sep 9 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Keyano Huskies Soccer Game @ SMS Equipment Stadium
Keyano Huskies Soccer vs. NAIT Ooks Home Games: Shells Place’s SMS Equipment Stadium Saturday Sept. 8, 2018 women 2 p.m. men 4 p.m. Sunday Sept. 9, 2018  women 12 p.m. men 2 p.m. Free Admission
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Walk on the ARC 9:30 pm
Walk on the ARC @ Anzac Recreation Centre
Sep 10 @ 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
Sep 11 @ 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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Fort McMurray Urban Market 11:00 am
Fort McMurray Urban Market @ Jubliee Plaza
Sep 12 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
The Urban Market is an exciting and vibrant event that hosts a variety of vendors, community groups and special events. Located in Jubilee Plaza, the market offers residents fresh fruits and vegetables, handmade crafts, free-range[...]
Anzac Senior Activity Day 1:00 pm
Anzac Senior Activity Day @ Anzac Rec Centre
Sep 12 @ 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.
Walk on the ARC 9:30 pm
Walk on the ARC @ Anzac Recreation Centre
Sep 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
Sep 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.[...]
Pubstumpers Trivia 7:00 pm
Pubstumpers Trivia @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 165
Sep 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Pubstumpers Trivia @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 165
Come out and put all that useless trivia knowledge to good use! Put together a team or try to outsmart everyone by yourself. Prizes for the teams in 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place!
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Jam Night & Chase the Ace 7:00 pm
Jam Night & Chase the Ace @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 165
Sep 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Jam Night & Chase the Ace @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 165
Come down to the Legion and listen to great live music, bring your own instruments and join in or get up on the dance floor! While you’re there buy tickets for Chase the Ace and[...]
Social Dance: Two Step 8:15 pm
Social Dance: Two Step @ Royal Canadian Legion #165
Sep 14 @ 8:15 pm – 11:59 pm
Social Dance: Two Step @ Royal Canadian Legion #165
Monthly Dances Doors Open: 8:15 pm Beginner’s Lesson: 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm Social Dancing: 9:30 pm to 12:00 am
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Information Workshop:Emergency Preparedness 11:00 am
Information Workshop:Emergency Preparedness @ Redpoll Centre @ Shell Place
Sep 15 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Information Workshop:Emergency Preparedness @ Redpoll Centre @ Shell Place
 
End of Summer Carnival 1:00 pm
End of Summer Carnival @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 165
Sep 15 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
End of Summer Carnival @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 165
Keyano Huskies Soccer Game 6:00 pm
Keyano Huskies Soccer Game @ SMS Equipment Stadium
Sep 15 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Keyano Huskies Soccer Game @ SMS Equipment Stadium
 
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Bingo 12:00 pm
Bingo @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 165
Sep 16 @ 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[...]
Keyano Huskies Soccer Game 4:00 pm
Keyano Huskies Soccer Game @ SMS Equipment Stadium
Sep 16 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Keyano Huskies Soccer Game @ SMS Equipment Stadium
 
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Carpet Bowling 2:30 pm
Carpet Bowling @ MacDonald Island Park Fieldhouse
Sep 17 @ 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
Sep 17 @ 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
Sep 18 @ 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 2:00 pm
Seniors’ Social @ Wood Buffalo Regional Library
Sep 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Seniors’ Social @ Wood Buffalo Regional Library
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Walk on the ARC 9:30 pm
Walk on the ARC @ Anzac Recreation Centre
Sep 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
Sep 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.[...]
Arts Council Wood Buffalo Open House 3:00 pm
Arts Council Wood Buffalo Open House @ Keyano Theatre & Arts Centre
Sep 20 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Arts Council Wood Buffalo (ACWB) has moved to Keyano Theatre & Arts Centre in the heart of Fort McMurray’s own Arts District and we invite community members to check out our new location and meet[...]
Movie Night @ The Library 6:00 pm
Movie Night @ The Library @ Wood Buffalo Regional Library
Sep 20 @ 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[...]
Pubstumpers Trivia 7:00 pm
Pubstumpers Trivia @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 165
Sep 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Pubstumpers Trivia @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 165
Come out and put all that useless trivia knowledge to good use! Put together a team or try to outsmart everyone by yourself. Prizes for the teams in 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place!
Table Tennis Club 7:00 pm
Table Tennis Club @ Holy Trinity High School
Sep 20 @ 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,[...]
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Fall Trade Show 1:00 pm
Fall Trade Show @ MacDonald Island Park
Sep 21 @ 1:00 pm – Sep 23 @ 5:00 pm
Fall Trade Show @ MacDonald Island Park
Take Back the Night Rally 6:30 pm
Take Back the Night Rally @ Jubilee Plaza
Sep 21 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Take Back the Night Rally @ Jubilee Plaza
Please join us for our Take Back the Night Rally and March to end the silence and raise awareness about sexual assault in our community. The strength of the event comes through the collective voices[...]
Jam Night & Chase the Ace 7:00 pm
Jam Night & Chase the Ace @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 165
Sep 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Jam Night & Chase the Ace @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 165
Come down to the Legion and listen to great live music, bring your own instruments and join in or get up on the dance floor! While you’re there buy tickets for Chase the Ace and[...]
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Comedy Show 8:00 pm
Comedy Show @ Baileys Pub
Sep 22 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Comedy Show @ Baileys Pub
If you haven’t heard, Comedian Erica Moeskau was pregnant! So after 9 months of sober comedy she’s ready to cut loose and lose the filter. Taking place at Baileys Pub inside The Stonebridge Hotel on[...]
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Bingo 12:00 pm
Bingo @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 165
Sep 23 @ 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
Sep 24 @ 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[...]
25
Walk On The Island 9:30 am
Walk On The Island @ MacDonald Island Track
Sep 25 @ 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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Fort McMurray Urban Market 11:00 am
Fort McMurray Urban Market @ Jubliee Plaza
Sep 26 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
The Urban Market is an exciting and vibrant event that hosts a variety of vendors, community groups and special events. Located in Jubilee Plaza, the market offers residents fresh fruits and vegetables, handmade crafts, free-range[...]
Conversation Cafe 5:30 pm
Conversation Cafe @ McMurray Experience
Sep 26 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Conversation Cafe @ McMurray Experience
Table Tennis Club 7:00 pm
Table Tennis Club @ Holy Trinity High School
Sep 26 @ 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
Sep 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[...]
27
Walk On The Island 9:30 am
Walk On The Island @ MacDonald Island Track
Sep 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.[...]
Pubstumpers Trivia 7:00 pm
Pubstumpers Trivia @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 165
Sep 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Pubstumpers Trivia @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 165
Come out and put all that useless trivia knowledge to good use! Put together a team or try to outsmart everyone by yourself. Prizes for the teams in 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place!
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Jam Night & Chase the Ace 7:00 pm
Jam Night & Chase the Ace @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 165
Sep 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Jam Night & Chase the Ace @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 165
Come down to the Legion and listen to great live music, bring your own instruments and join in or get up on the dance floor! While you’re there buy tickets for Chase the Ace and[...]
Paint Nite for United Way 7:00 pm
Paint Nite for United Way @ Sociables
Sep 28 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Paint Nite for United Way @ Sociables
Looking for a way to support United Way? Not sure what to do? Why not join Servus Credit Union September 28th at Sociables for their United Way Paint Night Event!
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Zombie Apocalypse Walk 12:00 pm
Zombie Apocalypse Walk @ Birchwood Trails
Sep 29 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Zombie Apocalypse Walk @ Birchwood Trails
The Zombie Run is our annual fundraiser for the United Way Campaign. It’s a fun run where runners attempt to survive 5km through the zombie infested Birchwood Trails. Runners start the race wearing a belt[...]
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Canadian Cancer Society CIBC Run for the Cure 9:00 am
Canadian Cancer Society CIBC Run for the Cure @ MacDonald Island
Sep 30 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Canadian Cancer Society CIBC Run for the Cure @ MacDonald Island
We invite you to run or walk with us on Sunday, September 30, 2018 for the CIBC Run for the Cure in Fort McMurray. With 1 in 8 Canadian women expected to be diagnosed with[...]
Bingo 12:00 pm
Bingo @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 165
Sep 30 @ 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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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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