October 31, 2009 in Washington Voices

Senior activities

 

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.

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.

Institute for Extended Learning – Is now registering for fall classes. The institute offers a wide variety of affordable classes throughout the Spokane area. Course offerings include computers, art, writer’s workshops, history, humanities, foreign language, fitness and other general topics. Class costs range from $10-$53 for the quarter. For more information, call the Seniors Program office at 533-4756.

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.

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.

Senior Fitness – Sponsored by the Spokane Valley Senior Center, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 8-9 a.m. and 9:15-10:15 a.m., 2426 N. Discovery Place. For more information, call 926-1937.

Striders – Walking and exercise group meets Mondays and Wednesdays, 8 a.m., Valley YMCA, 2421 N. Discovery Place. Call Carol at 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 468-0587 to register.

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.

Games

Badminton Wednesdays, 1-3 p.m., at the Spokane Valley HUB, 19619 E. Cataldo Ave. $1. Liberty Lake. Call 570-2875 for more information.

Billiards Monday- Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Spokane Valley Senior Center, 2426 N. Discovery Place. Call 926-1937 for more information.

Bingo – Tuesdays, 1-3 p.m., Spokane Valley Senior Center, 2426 N. Discovery Place. 50 cents per card. Call 926-1937 for more information.

Bridge – Tuesdays, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Elks Lodge, 2605 N. Robie Road. Call 926-2328 for more information.

Bridge – Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Spokane Valley Senior Center, 2426 N. Discovery Place. First and third Thursdays there is a bridge tournament. Call 926-1937 for more information.

Cribbage – Sponsored by Veterans of Foreign Wars, Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m., 212 S. David St. For more information, call 325-3061.

Cribbage – Sponsored by the Spokane Valley Eagles Club, Mondays, 6:30 p.m., 16801 E. Sprague Ave. For more information, call Jim Keeling at 926-5831.

Cribbage Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-noon, Spokane Valley Senior Center, 2426 N. Discovery Place. Call 926-1937 for more information.

Pickleball Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1-3 p.m., at the Spokane Valley HUB, 19619 E. Cataldo Ave. $1. Liberty Lake. Call 570-2875 for more information. The HUB will be closed Tuesday through Sept. 11.

Pinochle – Mondays, 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; Wednesdays, noon-3 p.m.; and Friday, 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Spokane Valley Senior Center, 2426 N. Discovery Place. Call 926-1937 for more information.

Dancing

Ballroom Dancing – Enjoy dancing and music of the ’30s through ’60s. Wednesdays, 1:15-3:15 p.m., Spokane Valley Senior Center, 2426 N. Discovery Place. Cost is $3.50; refreshments served. Call 926-1937.

Line Dancing – Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m.-12:30; Thursdays, 9-10 a.m. Spokane Valley Senior Center, 2426 N. Discovery Place. Cost is $2. For more information, call 926-1937 or 926-5876.

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