November 29, 2012 in Washington Voices

Senior activities

 

Upcoming

Scott’s Christmas Lighting Tour – Dec. 12. Tour Spokane with your Sinto friends and see the city’s most festive and beautiful holiday displays. Seating is limited. Reserve your seat by Wednesday. Includes transportation. For details call the Sinto Senior Activity Center, (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.

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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