May 10, 2014 in Washington Voices

Senior activities

 
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Penny Wasser and Cathy Shadle, members of Project Joy, work on their Hawaiian hula dance routine in September at the Corbin Senior Activity Center in Spokane. For more information about Project Joy Entertainers, call (509) 535-0584.
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New listings

Cards – Tuesdays, 1-4 p.m., Greater Spokane Substance Abuse Council Center, 8104 E. Sprague Ave., Spokane Valley. Call (509) 922-8383 for information.

Dominos – Thursdays, 1-4 p.m., Greater Spokane Substance Abuse Council Center, 8104 E. Sprague Ave., Spokane Valley. Call (509) 922-8383 for information.

Ongoing

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.

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.

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.

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.

Project Joy Senior Entertainers – Opportunities available to use/enhance talents in providing entertainment for retirement centers, community organizations, and special events.  Join an existing group or start one of your own. For more information 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.

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.

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.

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 (509) 468-0587 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.

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, 12:30-2:30 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 the Spokane Valley Eagles Club, Mondays, 6:30 p.m., 16801 E. Sprague Ave. For more information, call (509) 928-2063.

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

Pinochle – Mondays, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; Wednesdays, noon-3 p.m.; and Fridays, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 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.

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.

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

Table Tennis – Tuesdays, 8:30-10:30 a.m.; first and third Thursday of every month, 10:30 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. Wednesdays, 1-3 p.m., Spokane Valley Senior Center, 2426 N. Discovery Place. Suggested donation is $4, 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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