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Shamrock Shuffle Dance – 7:30-10 p.m. at the Sinto Senior Center, 1124 W. Sinto. The cost is $3.50. For information, call 327-2861.

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AARP Driver Safety Classes – next Thursday and Friday from 8:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. at the Valley Senior Center, 11423 E. Mission Ave. For information, call 926-1937.

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

Tuesday Lunch – The Southside Senior Activity Center, 3151 E. 27th Ave., will host lunches Tuesdays at noon. Tickets are $5 each and must be purchased by noon the previous Monday. This Tuesday’s lunch will feature the Shadle Highland Dancers and Bagpipe players. For information, call 535-0803.

Texas Hold’Em – The Southside Senior Activity Center, 3151 E. 27th Ave., will host Texas Hold’em Wednesdays at 10 a.m. For information, 535-0803.

AARP Senior Employment – Low-income seniors interested in working can call 325-7712. The AARP can help you re-enter the job market.

Project Joy Entertainers – The Mid-City Senior Center, 1222 W. Second Ave., will host the Project Joy Entertainers on Wednesday from 1-2:30 p.m. The theme is Classy Acts for St. Patrick’s Day, and the suggested $5 donation will benefit Meals on Wheels. For information, call the center at 747-3257.

Prescription for Change Educational Seminar – Learn how to save money on your prescriptions, Wednesday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Southside Senior Activity Center, 3151 E. 27th Ave. A free box lunch is provided, and space is limited. For information and to register, call 344-7787.

Movin’ and Groovin’ Health Fair – The Corbin Senior Center, 827 W. Cleveland, will host this fair that will include vendors, free screenings and hand-outs, March 26 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. For information, 327-1584.

Low-Income Tax Aid – The Spokane Valley Senior Center, 11423 E. Mission Ave., is offering tax aid from AARP volunteer staff through April 13. Volunteers will be available on Wednesdays from 4-7 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. For information, call the center at 926-1937. Tax aid is also available for seniors at the Spokane Valley Community Center, 10814 E. Broadway Ave. on Mondays from noon-4 p.m. and on Fridays from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. For information, call 927-1153.

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.

Beginning Spanish Class – Presented by the Institute for Extended Learning Seniors Program, this class meets every Monday through March 21 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the Corbin Senior Center, 827 W. Cleveland. The cost is $34. For information call the seniors program at 279-6025.

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.

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.

Medicare Prescription Drug Discount Card and Transitional Assistance – Elder Services and Aging and Long Term Care of Eastern Washington is offering counseling about the new Medicare Legislation. Many seniors may be eligible for a free discount card and $600 toward their medications. If your yearly income is at or below $12,569 for singles and $16,862 for couples you could be eligible. Call Elder Services at 458-7450 or Aging and Long Term Care of Eastern Washington 458-2509.

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.

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