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Tai Chi – The Institute for Extended Learning Seniors program is offering this class on Thursdays starting today through Aug. 25 from 2-3 p.m. at the Sullivan Square Center, 15412 E. Sprague. The cost is $13. For information, call the seniors program at 279-6025.

Brotherhood of Friends Spring Ball – This semiformal to formal dance and dinner will be Friday and Saturday from 6-10:30 p.m. For information and registration, call 624-5159.

Swinging into Summer, All-city Senior Dance – The Southside Senior Activity Center, 3151 E. 27th Ave., and the Sinto Senior Activity Center are hosting this dance, Saturday from 7-9:30 p.m. The cost is $4 and music will be provided by the Men of Rhythm Orchestra. For information, call the Southside center at 535-0803 or the Sinto center at 327-2861.

Italian Renaissance – The IEL Seniors program is offering this class that will discuss the Florentine and Venetian art, architecture and sculpture, Monday through Friday from 9-11 a.m. at the Corbin Senior Activity Center, 827 W. Cleveland. The cost is $21. For information, call the seniors program at 279-6025.

Computer Kindergarten – The IEL Seniors program is offering this class Monday through Wednesday from 1-4 p.m. at the Sullivan Square Center, 15412 E. Sprague. The cost is $27. For information, call the seniors program at 279-6025.

Gentle Exercise – The IEL Seniors program is offering this class at several locations and times. For specific information, call the seniors program at 279-6025.

Ongoing

AARP Senior Employment – Specializes in jobs for persons 55 years and older. Employers are looking for your years of experience, maturity and dependability, call 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 458-2509.

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

Ceramics, Watercolor and Writing Workshop – Spokane Valley Senior Center, 11423 E. Mission Ave. For days and times, call 926-1937.

Classes for Seniors – The Seniors Program at the Community Colleges of Spokane offers a variety of classes. Tuition ranges from $15-$50 for the quarter. For more information, call the senior program office at 279-6025.

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

Drop-In Beginning Computer Classes – Every other Monday, 10 a.m.-noon, Hillyard Senior Center. Free to members, call 482-0803.

Fly Fish Casting – The Southside Senior Activity Center, 3151 E. 27th, is forming a fly-fishing class. For times call the center at 535-0803.

Hearing Clinic – Fourth Tuesday of the month, 10-11 a.m., Spokane Valley Senior Center, 11423 E. Mission Ave. For more information, call 926-1937.

Internet Classes – Learn about the Internet, e-mail and more at Rockwood Retirement Manor, 2903 E. 25th, on Tuesdays at 9:10 and 10:30 a.m. Classes are $10 per hour. Call 891-5330 for information.

Jam Sessions – The Southside Senior Activity Center, 3151 E. 27th, is hosting these informal jam sessions every Monday at 1:30 p.m. For information call the center at 535-0803.

New Horizons Orchestra – This group meets every Tuesday night 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 326-9516.

New Horizons Choir – This group meets every Wednesday night from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Holy Names Music Center, 3910 W. Custer Drive. Beginners are welcome. The cost is $20 per month. For information call 326-9516.

New Horizons Bluegrass Band – This group meets every Friday night from 7-9 p.m. at Holy Names Music Center, 3910 W. Custer Drive. The cost is $30 per month. For information call 326-9516.

Ladies Red Hat Society – Meets third Thursday of each month at the Spokane Valley Senior Center, 11423 E. Mission. Wear your purple and red, and enjoy lunch and games. Call 926-1937 for more information.

Painting Classes – Mondays from 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m., at Hillyard Senior Center, 4001 N. Cook St. For more information, call 482-0803.

Reader’s Theater – Anyone with or without theater experience is invited to this informal theater group, Mondays at 2 p.m. at the Southside Senior Activity Center, 3151 E. 27th. For more information, call the center at 535-0803.

Red Hat Society – This group meets on the third Wednesday of every month at 1:30 p.m. at the Southside Senior Activity Center, 3151 E. 27th Avenue. Participants should wear purple outfits and red hats. For more information, call the center at 535-0803.

Sack Lunch – For those widowed or alone, this group meets every Monday at noon at the Southside Senior Activity Center, 3151 E. 27th. For more information call the center at 535-0803.

Senior Fitness – Sponsored by Corbin Community Center, Wednesdays and Fridays, 10:30-11:45 a.m., 827 W. Cleveland Ave. For more information, call 326-5556.

Senior Fitness – Sponsored by the Spokane Valley Senior Center, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 8-9 a.m. and 9:10-10:10 a.m., 11423 E. Mission Ave. For more information, call 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 328-8578.

Sing-A-Long and Dance – Fridays, 10 a.m.-noon, Spokane Valley Senior Center, 11423 E. Mission Ave. For more information, call 926-1937.

60-Plus Singles – Meets Friday mornings, 9-10:30 a.m., Old Country Buffet at Northpointe. Join others, 60 or older and unmarried, for fun and lively conversation in a casual setting. For more information, call 466-9280.

Tuesday Lunch – The Southside Senior Activity Center, 3151 E. 27th, will host lunches Tuesdays at noon. Tickets are $5 each and must be purchased by noon Monday. For information, call the center at 535-0803.

Walkers Group – The Southside Senior Activity Center, 3151 E. 27th, presents walking groups every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10 a.m. For information call the center at 535-0803.

Wednesday and Friday Lunches – The North Star Senior Center, 8415 N. Wall, serves lunches from Holy Family on Wednesdays at 11:45 a.m. and Fridays at noon. The cost is $4. For information call the center at 230-2145.

Yoga and Pilates Classes – Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 10:30 a.m. at the Valley Senior Center, 11423 E. Mission. Call 926-1937 for more information.

Games

Bingo – Tuesdays, 1-3:30 p.m., Spokane Valley Senior Center, 11423 E. Mission. 50 cents per card. Call 926-1937 for more information.

Bridge – Thursdays, 9 a.m., Spokane Valley Senior Center, 11423 E. Mission. Every third Thursday is a bridge tournament. Call 926-1937 for more information.

Bunko – The Spokane Valley Senior Center, 11423 E. Mission, is hosting Bunko on the second Monday of every month at 3 p.m. in the basement. For information, call the center at 926-1937.

Cribbage – Sponsored by Veterans of Foreign Wars, Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m., 212 S. David St. For more information, call 325-3061.

Pinochle – Monday, Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m., Spokane Valley Senior Center, 11423 E. Mission. Call 926-1937 for more information.

Bingo – The Southside Senior Activity Center, 3151 E. 27th Avenue, is presenting bingo on Wednesday afternoons at 1:15 p.m. Cards are three for $1. For more information, call the center at 535-0803.

Bridge, Bingo, Scrabble, Pinochle – Southside Senior Activity and Community Center, 27th and Ray. For dates and times, call 535-0803.

Party Bridge – Thursdays 12:30-3:30 p.m. at the Southside Senior Activity Center, 3151 E. 27th. The cost is $2. For information call 535-0803.

Cribbage – The Southside Senior Center, 3151 E. 27th, presents cribbage Tuesdays at 10 a.m. For information call the center at 535-0803.

Mid-City Senior Center – Serving the community over age 60, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (Tuesday closed at 1 p.m.), with lunch served 11:30 a.m.-noon, and bingo Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 12:30-3 p.m.; Thursday, Trivial Pursuit, noon-2:30 p.m.; 1222 W. Second Ave. For more information, call 747-3257.

Mahjongg – On Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays of the third week of the month at the Southside Senior Activity Center, 3151 E. 27th. The cost is $40. For information call 535-0803.

Pinochle – Fridays, 1-3 p.m. at the Southside Senior Activity Center, 3151 E. 27th. The cost is $1. For information call 535-0803.

Texas Hold’Em – The Southside Senior Activity Center, 3151 E. 27th, will host Texas Hold’em Wednesdays at 1 p.m. The cost is $6. For information call the center at 535-0803.

Dancing

Ballroom Dance – Wednesdays, 1-3 p.m., Spokane Valley Senior Citizens Center, 11423 E. Mission Ave. Cost is $3, refreshments served. Call 926-1937.

Line Dancing – Intermediate classes on Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m.; beginner classes Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and Thursdays, 9-10 a.m. Spokane Valley Senior Center, 11423 E. Mission Ave. Cost is $2. For more information, call 926-1937 or 926-5876.

The Mountain Musicians Senior Dance – Meets the second Sunday of every month from 1-4 p.m. at the East Spokane Grange, 1621 N. Park Road. For information, call Sherrie at 326-2753.

Two-step Dancing – Wednesdays, 6-7 p.m., Spokane Valley Senior Center, 11423 E. Mission. Call 926-1937 for more information.

West Coast Swing – Intermediate to advanced lessons, Wednesdays, 7-8 p.m., Spokane Valley Senior Center, 11423 E. Mission. Call 926-1937 for more information.

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