Purpose Fair - Living a purposeful retirement

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October 1 is celebrated as National Seniors Day in Canada and we are celebrating the day with a purpose fair for seniors.

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Purpose fair is a virtual event to share information with seniors and caregivers on finding purpose in retirement through serious leisure.

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2 pm - 2.05 pm - Welcome Remarks by Professor Emeritus Paul Merkley, co-founder Seniors Junction

2.05 pm - 2.20 pm - Keynote by Professor Emeritus Robert Stebbins, author of Planning Your Time in Retirement: How to Cultivate a Leisure Lifestyle to Suit Your Needs and Interests

2.20 pm - 2.40 pm - Interviews with alumni of Seniors Junction Courses - How they found purpose through serious leisure

2.40 pm - 3.30 pm - Leisure courses for Fall cohort. Meet and greet the instructors.

3.30 pm - 3.50 pm - Introduction to Haiku and Haiku writing contest

3.50 pm - 4.00 pm - Announcement of winners and closing remarks

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Seniors Junction provides purposeful and meaningful recreation for older adults. Our mission is to create a community of seniors who value meaningful conversations and intellectual discussions. We understand the value of social connections, and we bring to you curated content from experts in various fields who are seniors themselves. Our events are not just one time but recurring, so there is a venue to meet like-minded people repeatedly. Our vision is to help reduce seniors' social isolation one conversation at a time.

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