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Senior activities

Sat., April 28, 2012

Upcoming

Breakfast Out – May 15. Have breakfast with your friends at Sinto at Conley’s Place Restaurant and Pioneer Pies Bakery in Spokane Valley. Breakfast is no-host. Cost includes transportation. Call to reserve a seat by May 10. 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.

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 (509) 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 (509) 535-0803.

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 St. 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.

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 (509) 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 (509) 535-0584.

Quilting – Second and fourth Wednesdays of the month, 1-3 p.m. at the Southside Senior Activity Center, 3151 E. 27th Ave. Call (509) 535-0803 for more information.

Red Hat Society – Meets from 12-2 p.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 9:10-10:10 a.m., 2426 N. Discovery Place. For more information, call (509) 926-1937.

Senior Legislative Coalition of Eastern Washington – Meets the fourth Wednesday of each month at Corbin Senior Center, 9 a.m.-noon. For more information, call (509) 484-4319.

Senior Writers – Meets from 9:30 a.m. to noon each Tuesday at Opportunity Presbyterian Church, 202 N. Pines Road. Share memories and read stories. $1 per person. For more information call (509) 926-5206.

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, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.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.

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.

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

Badminton – Monday-Thursday, 12:30-2:30 p.m. Spokane Valley HUB, 19619 E. Cataldo Ave. $2 per person, per session. Equipment provided. Call (509) 570-2875 or (509) 570-3354 for more information.

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 – Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Spokane Valley Senior Center, 2426 N. Discovery Place. 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, noon-4 p.m.; Wednesdays, noon-3 p.m.; and Friday, noon-4 p.m., Spokane Valley Senior Center, 2426 N. Discovery Place. Call (509) 926-1937 for more information.

Pickleball – Monday-Thursday, 12:30-2:30 p.m. Spokane Valley HUB, 19619 E. Cataldo Ave. $2 per person, per session. Equipment provided. Call (509) 570-2875 or (509) 570-3354 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

Scrabble – Wednesdays, 1-4 p.m. Spokane Valley Senior Center, 2426 N. Discovery Place. Call (509) 926-1937 for more information.

Table Tennis – Tuesdays, 8-10 a.m.; first Thursday of every month, 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; third Thursday of every month, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Spokane Valley Senior Center, 2426 N. Discovery Place. Equipment provided. (509) 924-9480.

Texas Hold ’em – Fridays, 1-3 p.m., Spokane Valley Senior Center, 2426 N. Discovery Place. Call (509) 926-1937 for more information.

Bingo – Fridays, 10:30 a.m., at the East Central Senior Center, 500 S. Stone. For more information, call (509) 625-6693.

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

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. Monday, 2-4 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 p.m.; Thursdays, 9-10 a.m. Spokane Valley Senior Center, 2426 N. Discovery Place. Cost is $4. For more information, call (509) 926-1937 or (509) 926-5876.


 

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