May 28, 2009 in Washington Voices

Senior activities

 
Tags:Seniors

Upcoming

24th Annual ArtFest – Friday. Enjoy art, food, and live music in Coeur d’Alene Park in historic Browne’s Addition. Includes transportation and attendant. Sinto Senior Activity Center, 1124 W. Sinto Ave. For details, call (509) 327-2861.

Chewelah Golf – Wednesday. Play a 9- or 18-hole round on the course located 45 minutes north of Spokane. Includes greens fees, cart, transportation and attendant. Sinto Senior Activity Center, 1124 W. Sinto Ave. For details, call (509) 327-2861.

Lunch at Orlando’s – June 5. Located on the campus of Spokane Community College and prepared by student chefs Includes meal, transportation and attendant. Sinto Senior Activity Center, 1124 W. Sinto Ave. For details, call (509) 327-2861.

Ongoing

AARP, Greater Spokane Chapter No. 384 – Meets the fourth Tuesday of each month, 11:30 a.m. at Old Country Buffet at Franklin Mall, 5504 N. Division, no-host lunch available. For more information call Arlene at (509) 448-1783

AARP, Spokane Falls Chapter – Meets the first Thursday of each month, 10:30 a.m. at Old Bob’s Restaurant, 3243 E. Trent Ave.; (509) 466-4013.

AARP Senior Employment – Specializes in jobs for persons 55 years and older. Employers are looking for your years of experience, maturity and dependability, call (509) 325-7712 for more information.

Aging and Long-term Care of Eastern Washington – The planning and management council usually meets the fourth Friday of each month from 1-3:30 p.m. at 1222 N. Post St. For more information, call (509) 458-2509.

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 (509) 482-0803.

Ceramics Tuesdays, various times at the Hillyard Senior Center, 4001 N. Cook. Call 482-0803 for more information; Thursdays, 9 a.m.-noon at the Spokane Valley Senior Center, 2426 N. Discovery Place. $5 per visit, $20 per month. Call (509) 926-1937.

China painting – Wednesdays, 9 a.m.-noon at the Hillyard Senior Center, 4001 N. Cook. Call (509) 482-0803 for more information.

Computer classes – A variety of beginning computer classes offered through the Institute of Extended Learning. Call (509) 533-4756 for list, times, locations and costs.

Crafts and Quilts – Thursdays, 9 a.m.-noon at Hillyard Senior Center, 4001 N. Cook St. For more information, call (509) 482-0803.

Drop-In Beginning Computer Classes – 10 a.m.-noon on select Mondays; Hillyard Senior Center. Free to members. Call (509) 482-0803 for dates.

Gentle Exercise – The Institute for Extended Learning seniors program offers this class at several locations and times. For information, call (509) 533-4756.

Happy Computer Users classes – At the Professional Hearing Health Care Center, 12211 E. Broadway, Suite 4; contact Linda Walston at (509) 218-3650 for dates, times and prices.

Hillyard Senior Center – Offers a variety of classes, health services, education classes and activities, 4001 N. Cook St. For more information, call (509) 482-0803.

Jacks and Jenny’s Dance Club – Meets the third Saturday of each month from August through May at the North Spokane Dance Center, 7424 N. Freya. Pre-round is 7:30-8 p.m., ROM from 8-8:30 and mainstream dance from 8:30-10:30. The cost is a $4 donation. For information, call Jeanette Blood at (509) 487-7446.

Knitting Classes – Learn new techniques. Mondays, 1-4 p.m. at the Spokane Valley Senior Center, 2426 N. Discovery Place. Free. Call (509) 926-1937.

Multimedia art – Fridays, 9 a.m.-noon, Spokane Valley Senior Center, 2426 N. Discovery Place. Call (509) 926-1937.

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 (509) 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 (509) 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 (509) 326-9516.

Project Joy Senior Entertainers – is looking for entertainers to perform at care centers, assisted living and retirement facilities; call (509) 535-0584.

Red Hat Society – Meets at 11:30 a.m. the third Thursday of each month at the Spokane Valley Senior Center, 2426 N. Discovery Place. Wear your purple and red, and enjoy lunch and games. Call (509) 926-1937.

Scrapbooking – Tuesdays, 9 a.m.-noon at the Spokane Valley Senior Center, 2426 N. Discovery Place. Call (509) 926-1937.

Senior Center Association Coffee Shop – Open Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 8:30-11:30 a.m. Enjoy Rocket bakery items and coffee in the Fireside Lounge. Spokane Valley Senior Center, 2426 N. Discovery Place. Call (509) 926-1937.

Senior Fitness – Sponsored by the Spokane Valley Senior Center, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 8-9 a.m. and 9:30-10:30 a.m., 2426 N. Discovery Place. Call (509) 926-1937.

Striders – Walking and exercise group meets Mondays and Wednesdays, 8 a.m., Valley YMCA, 2421 N. Discovery Place. Call Carol at (509) 926-1697 for more information.

Tai Chi – Mondays, 11 a.m., at the Spokane Valley Senior Center at CenterPlace, 2426 N. Discovery Place. Call Bob or Cindy at (509) 468-0587 to register.

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