December 15, 2012 in Washington Voices

Senior activities

 

Upcoming

Manito Gaiser Conservatory Holiday Lights – Tuesday. Celebrate the holiday season and visit a Spokane favorite: the Manito Gaiser Conservatory’s Holiday light display. Includes transportation and attendant. For details call the Hillyard Senior Activity Center, 4001 N. Cook St., (509) 482-0803.

Bald Eagles at Wolf Lodge Bay – Dec. 27. Travel to Wolf Lodge Bay and view the beautiful bald eagles with your Sinto friends. Lunch will be at Sargent’s Restaurant. Meal is no-host. Seating is limited. Reserve your seat by Friday. Includes transportation. For details call the Sinto Senior Activity Center, 1124 W. Sinto Ave., (509) 327-2861.

Ongoing

AARP, Greater Spokane Chapter No. 384 – Meets the fourth Thursday of each month, 11:30 a.m. at Golden Corral, 7117 N. Division St., except for July and August. No-host lunch available. For more information call Gerry at (509) 448-1783.

AARP, Spokane Falls Chapter – Meets the first Thursday of each month, 10:30 a.m. at Sweet 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 12:45-3 p.m. at 1222 N. Post St. For more information, call (509) 458-2509.

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.

Brain Games – Keep your brain sharp by playing T.V. game shows like “The Price is Right,” “Wheel of Fortune” and “Concentration.” Offered the first Wednesday of each month, 1-3 p.m. at the Hillyard Senior Activity Center, 4001 N. Cook St. Call (509) 482-0803 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.

China Painting – Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. at East Central Senior Center, 500 S. Stone St. Call (509) 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 (509) 327-1584.

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

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.

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.

Institute for Extended Learning ACT 2 (formerly Seniors Program) – The Institute offers a wide variety of affordable classes throughout the Spokane area. Course offerings include computers, art, gardening, dance, fitness and other general topics. For a full list of classes, dates, times, cost and to register visit www.iel.spokane.edu/LNB/ACT2.

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.

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 St. Call (509) 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 (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.

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 Fitness – Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 10:30 a.m., at the East Central Senior Center, 500 S. Stone St. Call (509) 625-6693 for more information.

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.

Sinto Senior Activity Center – Offers a variety of classes, health services, education classes and activities, 1124 W. Sinto Ave. For more information, call (509) 327-2861.

Single Gals and Guys over 60 – Join others, 60 or older and unmarried, for fun and lively conversation in a casual setting. For more information, call (509) 924-3210.

Stretch and Tone – Sponsored by Corbin Senior Activity Center, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9-10 a.m., 827 W. Cleveland Ave. For more information, call (509) 327-1584.

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) 926-1937 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.

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.

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

Zumba – Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 10:30-11:30 a.m., at the East Central Senior Center, 500 S. Stone St. Call (509) 625-6693 for more 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-Friday, 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.-2 p.m., Spokane Valley Senior Center, 2426 N. Discovery Place. Call (509) 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 (509) 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 (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 Fridays, 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) 924-3831 or (509) 998-8136 for more information.

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

Bingo – Thursdays, 12:30-3 p.m., and Saturdays, 1-3:30 p.m., at the Sinto Senior Activity Center, 1124 W. Sinto Ave. For more information, call (509) 327-2861.

Bingo – Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1-3 p.m. at the Hillyard Senior Center, 4001 N. Cook St. For more information, call (509) 482-0803.

Cribbage – Wednesdays, noon-2 p.m., Sinto Senior Center, 1124 W. Sinto Ave. Call (509) 327-2861 for information.

Penny Bingo – Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 1-3 p.m., at the Hillyard Senior Center, 4001 N. Cook St. For more information, call (509) 482-0803.

Penny Poker – Wednesdays and Fridays, 1-3 p.m., at the Hillyard Senior Center, 4001 N. Cook St. For more information, call (509) 482-0803.

Pinochle – Wednesdays, 6:30-9 p.m., and Fridays, 12:45-3 p.m.; at the Hillyard Senior Center, 4001 N. Cook St. For more information, call (509) 482-0803.

Pinochle – Mondays with lunch, noon-3:30 p.m.; Thursdays, 7-9:30 p.m., at Sinto Senior Activity Center, 1124 W. Sinto Ave. Cost: $4. For more information, call (509) 327-2861.

Racehorse Pinochle – Tuesdays, 12:30-3:30 p.m., at Sinto Senior Activity Center, 1124 W. Sinto Ave. Cost: $1.25. For more information, call (509) 327-2861.

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

Scrabble and Mahjongg – Fridays from 1-4 p.m. at Corbin Senior Center, 827 W. Cleveland Ave. For more information, call (509) 327-1584.

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) 926-1937.

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

Dancing

Ballroom Dancing – Enjoy dancing and music of the ’30’s through ’60’s. Mondays, 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 donation. For more information, call (509) 926-1937.


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