October 11, 2012 in Washington Voices

Senior activities

 

Upcoming

Fall Foliage Island Cruise – Friday. Travel along Lake Pend Oreille on the Shawnodese and tour the four Hope islands, see the bald eagle sanctuary on Pearl Island and enjoy the fall colors. Includes cruise, transportation and attendant. For details call the Hillyard Senior Activity Center, (509) 482-0803.

Breakfast Out – Monday. Have breakfast out with your Hillyard friends at First Street Bar & Grill in Deer Park. Breakfast is no-host. Includes transportation and attendant. For details call the Hillyard Senior Activity Center, (509) 482-0803.

Greenbluff Harvest Tour – Oct. 18. Take a trip to Greenbluff and enjoy the local sights and tastes of autumn. Includes transportation and attendant. For details call the Hillyard Senior Activity Center, (509) 482-0803.

Ax of Murder – Oct. 20. Enjoy an evening of murder, mystery and comedy at Northwood’s Performing Arts dinner theatre, located at the Circle Moon near Sacheen Lake. Reserve your seat by Friday. Includes show, dinner and transportation. For details call the Sinto Senior Activity Center, (509) 327-2861.

Lunch Out – Oct. 24. Have lunch out with your Sinto friends at the Salty Dog Eatery in Deer Park. The menu includes seafood, steaks and burgers. Lunch is no-host. 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 1-3:30 p.m. at 1222 N. Post St. For more information, call (509) 458-2509.

Arthritic Exercise Class – Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 3:45-4:45 p.m. at Hillyard Senior Center, 4001 N. Cook St. For more information, call (509) 482-0803.

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.

China painting – Wednesdays, 9 a.m.-noon at the Hillyard Senior Center, 4001 N. Cook St. Call (509) 482-0803 for more information.

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.

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

Drop-In Beginning Computer Classes – 10 a.m.-noon on select Mondays; Hillyard Senior Center. Free to members. Call (509) 482-0803 for dates.

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.

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 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.ccs.spokane.edu/ ContinuingEd.

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.

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.

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 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.


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