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Senior activities


Lunch at Red Lobster – Next Thursday. Take a ride to Coeur d’Alene for a no-host seafood lunch. Includes transportation and host. For details, call 327-2861, Sinto Senior Activity Center, 1124 W. Sinto Ave.

Smuckers Stars on Ice – Jan. 23. Enjoy Olympic Silver Medalist Sasha Cohen, along with other Olympic, National and World Champions in “On the Edge.” Includes admission, transportation and host. For details, call 327-2861, Sinto Senior Activity Center, 1124 W. Sinto Ave.

Community Colleges of Spokane Seniors Program – Registration for winter quarter 2009 classes has begun. Classes include computers, art, writers’ workshops, history, humanities, foreign language, fitness, and more. Register at least one week before each class begins. For a full class description and to register, call 533-4756.


AARP, Greater Spokane Chapter No. 384 – Meets the fourth Tuesday of each month, 11:30 a.m. at Old Country Buffet at Franklin Mall, 5504 N. Division, no-host lunch available; 534-1737 or 534-7042.

AARP, Spokane Falls Chapter – Meets the first Thursday of each month, 10:30 a.m. at Old Bob’s Restaurant, 3243 E. Trent Ave.; 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 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, Wednesdays and Fridays from 3:45-4:45 p.m. at Hillyard Senior Center, 4001 N. Cook St. For more information, call 482-0803.

Arts and Crafts – Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 10 a.m. at East Central Senior Center, 500 S. Stone St. Call 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 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 535-0803.

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 487-7446.

Knitting Classes – Learn new techniques. Mondays, 1-4 p.m. at the Spokane Valley Senior Center, 2426 N. Discovery Place. Free. Call 926-1937.

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