September 4, 2008 in Voices

senior activities

 

Today

Senior Wellness Conference – Today. The “Inland Northwest Senior Wellness Conference” will be held at Spokane Community College. Lunch will be available. Includes transportation, escort and admission. For price and details call 482-0803, Hillyard Senior Center, 4001 N. Cook St.

Upcoming

Breakfast at Geronimo’s – Monday. Enjoy a morning trip and a delicious breakfast at Geronimo’s in Springdale, Wash. Includes transportation and escort. For price and details call 482-0803, Hillyard Senior Center, 4001 N. Cook St.

Senior Day at the Fair – Tuesday. Tuesday is Senior Day at the Spokane Interstate Fair. Includes admission, transportation and escort. For price and details call 482-0803, Hillyard Senior Center, 4001 N. Cook St.

Two Rivers Casino with Corbin Senior Activity Center – Sept. 11. A $10 coupon will be presented at the beginning of the trip, along with a discounted lunch. Includes transportation. For price and details call 482-0803, Hillyard Senior Center, 4001 N. Cook St.

Two Rivers Casino – Sept. 9. Senior Day features a $10 coupon at the beginning of the trip. Senior lunch buffet is offered at 30 percent discount. Includes transportation, coupon, and escort. For price and details call 327-2861, Sinto Senior Activity Center, 1124 W. Sinto Ave.

Ongoing

Arthritic Exercise Class – Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 3:45-4:45 p.m. at Hillyard Senior Center, 4001 N. Cook St. For more information, call 482-0803.

Arts and Crafts – Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 10 a.m. at East Central Senior Center, 500 S. Stone St. Call 625-6693 for more information.

Brain Aerobics – Work on brain teasers, Sudoku puzzles and optical illusions. Fridays, 10-11:30 a.m. at the Southside Senior Activity Center, 3151 E. 27th Ave. $1. Call 535-0803 for more information.

Carebears Support Group For those widowed or alone, this group meets Mondays from noon-1 p.m. at the Southside Senior Activity Center, 3151 E. 27th Ave. For more information, call the center at 535-0803.

Community Colleges of Spokane Seniors Program – Registration for fall quarter classes has begun. Classes include computers, art, writers’ workshops, history, humanities, foreign language, fitness, and more. Register at least one week before each class begins. For a full class description and to register, call 533-4756.

Computer classes – A variety of beginning computer classes offered through the Institute of Extended Learning. Call 533-4756 for list, times, locations and costs.

Computer Lab – Mondays and Wednesdays, 10-11:30 a.m. and Thursdays, 10-11:30 a.m. at the East Central Senior Center, 500 S. Stone St. Call 625-6693 for more information.

Corbin Senior Activity Center – Offers a variety of classes, health services, education classes and activities, 827 W. Cleveland Ave. For more information, call 327-1584.

Happy Computer Users classes – At the Professional Hearing Health Care Center, 12211 E. Broadway, Suite 4; contact Linda Walston at 218-3650 for dates, times and prices.

Knitwits – Knitting group meets Thursdays, 12:30-2:30 p.m., Senior Activity Center, 3151 E. 27th Ave. Bring your project and prepare to have fun. Free. Call 535-0803.

Mind and Body exercises – A free senior wellness program that includes a variety of exercises meets Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30-11 a.m., Country Homes Christian Church, 8415 N. Wall. Call 466-3414.

New Horizons Orchestra – This group meets Tuesday nights from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Holy Names Music Center, 3910 W. Custer Drive. Beginners are welcome. The cost is $35 per month. For information, call 326-9516.

New Horizons Choir – This group meets Wednesday nights from 6:30-8 p.m. at Holy Names Music Center, 3910 W. Custer Drive. Beginners are welcome. The cost is $35 per month. For information, call 326-9516.

New Horizons Bluegrass Band – This group meets Friday nights from 6:30-8 p.m. at Holy Names Music Center, 3910 W. Custer Drive. The cost is $35 per month. For information, call 326-9516.

Nia Movement Techniques – Fusion fitness yoga classes offered Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9-10 a.m. at the Unity Church of Truth, 2900 S. Bernard St. To register, call 533-4756.

Pedicures – Second and third Mondays of each month, Southside Senior Activity Center, 3151 E. 27th Ave. Cost is $13 for a 15-minute treatment. Call 535-0803 to schedule an appointment.

Project Joy Senior Entertainers – is looking for entertainers to perform at care centers, assisted living and retirement facilities; call 535-0584 for more information.

Quilting – Second and fourth Wednesdays of the month, 1-3 p.m. at the Southside Senior Activity Center, 3151 E. 27th Ave. Call 535-0803 for more information.

Red Hat Society – This group meets on the third Monday of every month at 1:30 p.m. at the Southside Senior Activity Center, 3151 E. 27th Ave. Participants should wear purple outfits and red hats. For more information, call the center at 535-0803.

Reflexology Appointments are available the second Thursday and third Friday of the month between 8:30 and 11 a.m. at the Southside Senior Activity Center, 3151 E. 27th. Call 535-0803 to schedule an appointment.

Relaxation – A breathing and relaxation class is offered Fridays at 10 a.m. at the East Central Community Center, 500 S. Stone. Call 625- 6693 for more information.

Rug Hooking – First and third Wednesdays of each month, 1-3 p.m., Southside Senior Activity Center, 3151 E. 27th Ave. For more information, call 535-0803.

Tai Chi – Tuesdays, 10 a.m., at the East Central Senior Center, 500 S. Stone St. Call 625-6693 for more information.

Tax and Volunteer Training Let AARP Tax-Aide teach you how to file your own taxes or how to join their ranks in counselor and leadership opportunities. Call (888) 227-7669 or visit www.aarp.org/taxaide.

Tuesday Lunch and Entertainment – Tuesdays at noon, Southside Senior Activity Center, 3151 E. 27th Ave. Cost is $5; reservations must be made by noon the preceding Monday. For more information, call 535-0803.

Walking Group – The Southside Senior Activity Center, 3151 E. 27th Ave., presents a walking group Mondays at 10 a.m. For information, call the center at 535-0803.

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