April 21, 2011 in Washington Voices

Senior activities

 

Upcoming

Loose on the Palouse – Wednesday. Enjoy a relaxing trip to the Palouse and see the falls and all of the beautiful scenery. Lunch will follow at the Weinhard’s Restaurant in Dayton, Wash. Lunch is no-host. Includes transportation and attendant. For details call the Sinto Senior Activity Center, 1124 W. Sinto Ave., (509) 327-2861.

Doll Shop – April 28. Students at North Central High School will perform “Doll Shop” for their annual musical performance. Includes admission, transportation and attendant. For details call the Hillyard Senior Activity Center, 4001 N. Cook St., (509) 482-0803.

Two Rivers – April 30. Spend the day having fun and gambling at Two Rivers Casino. Lunch is no-host. Includes transportation and attendant. For details call the Sinto Senior Activity Center, 1124 W. Sinto Ave., (509) 327-2861.

Ongoing

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.

Arts and Crafts – Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 10 a.m. at East Central Senior Center, 500 S. Stone St. Call (509) 625-6693 for more information.

Ceramics Tuesdays, various times at the Hillyard Senior Center, 4001 N. Cook St. Call 482-0803 for more information; Tuesdays, 1-3 p.m. at the Spokane Valley Senior Center, 2426 N. Discovery Place. $20 per month. Call (509) 926-1937.

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.

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 (509) 625-6693 for more information.

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 Ave., Suite 4; contact Linda Walston at (509) 218-3650 for dates, times and prices.

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.

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.

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. For more information, 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 (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.

Tai Chi – Tuesdays, 10 a.m., at the East Central Senior Center, 500 S. Stone St. Call (509) 625-6693 for more information.

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 (509) 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 (509) 535-0803.

Walking Group – The East Central Community Center, 500 S. Stone St., offers indoor walking Mondays through Fridays from 10-11:30 a.m. Call (509) 625-6693 for information.

Games

Billiards – Monday- Fridays, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Spokane Valley Senior Center, 2426 N. Discovery Place. Call (509) 926-1937 for more information.

Bingo – Tuesdays, 1-3 p.m., Spokane Valley Senior Center, 2426 N. Discovery Place. 50 cents per card. Call (509) 926-1937 for more information.

Bridge – Tuesdays, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Elks Lodge, 2605 N. Robie Road. Call (509) 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 (509) 926-1937 for more information.

Cribbage – Sponsored by the Spokane Valley Eagles Club, Mondays, 6:30 p.m., 16801 E. Sprague Ave. For more information, call Jim Keeling at (509) 926-5831.

Cribbage – Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-noon, Spokane Valley Senior Center, 2426 N. Discovery Place. Call (509) 926-1937 for more information.

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 (509) 926-1937 for more information.

Pinochle – Double-deck daily at noon and single-deck Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m. at the East Central Senior Center, 500 S. Stone St. Call (509) 625-6693 for more information

Ladies’ Pinochle – Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m., East Central Senior Center, 500 S. Stone St. For more information, call (509) 625-6693.

Mid-City Senior Center – Serving the community over age 60. Hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. with lunch served 11:30 a.m.-noon, and bingo Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 12:30-3 p.m.; Thursday, Trivial Pursuit, noon-2:30 p.m.; 1222 W. Second Ave. For more information, call (509) 747-3257.

Games Galore – Mondays at noon at the East Central Senior Center, 500 S. Stone St. Each week alternates between Bunco, Yahtzee, Skip-Bo. Call (509) 625-6693 for more information.

Dancing

Ballroom Dancing – Enjoy dancing and music of the ‘30’s through ‘60’s. Wednesdays, 1:15-3:15 p.m., Spokane Valley Senior Center, 2426 N. Discovery Place. Cost is $3.50, refreshments served. Call (509) 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 (509) 926-1937 or (509) 926-5876.


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