Youngat Heart

Published on Thu, Nov 16, 2006
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Young at Heart

by Joan Newby

Our annual flea market in October was a huge success. We are thankful to the community for their support.

Well, another Halloween has come and gone. What a fun day, especially for all those who created costumes for the day.

Now we are looking forward in eager anticipation to our busy November schedule. In addition to the fun and fellowship there will be those delicious nutritious meals created by Francis and the kitchen staff.
Also there will be Saturday lunches served at noon and a pancake breakfast Saturday, November 18 from 8 to 11 a.m. As always there will be many meals on wheels that will be delivered to home-bound seniors.

The many things that happen could not be provided without our great volunteers. They really make our center a happy place. We are thankful for Francis and for the beautiful decorations. We appreciate them so much!

Remember the birthday lunch is on November 16. The center will be closed for Thanksgiving holiday November 23, 24, and 25, but the good news is that our huge event is on November 23.

The truly scrumptious great American banquet – Thanksgiving Dinner – is prepared by the American Legion each year. All are welcome.

Foot care by Visiting Nurse is on Wednesday, November 29. We have great exercise equipment and good instruction. So come see for yourself.
Toni has started a cancer support group. They meet Monday at 10 a.m. All whose lives have been affected by cancer are welcome. A bowling group is forming, and you might like to sign up.

Line dancing, lead by Armene, meets on Mondays at 9:30 a.m. for beginners and 10 a.m. for the regulars.

On Tuesday mornings we work on personal crafts and items to be sold for the center. Want to learn to crotchet, knit, or quilt?

Come on over and join us or sit and visit a spell. Dolly leads an excellent stretch exercise group from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

A friendly fellowship Bible class lead by JoAn meets at 10:15 a.m. on Tuesdays and Fridays. You are welcome to come and study with us.
Computer classes will be starting and if you would like to learn the basics come in and sign up or phone our center for more information. The classes are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1 to 2 p.m. Our singing group, lead by Trudy meets Tuesday at 1 p.m.

This group has a lot of fun singing together and hope to entertain in several different places. You are welcome to join the troupe of joyful singers.

The painting class, taught by Maxine Reynolds, meet Tuesday starting at 1 p.m. Come visit this friendly class and our art gallery wall. Here is a chance to get and give a great gift.

Creative writing lead by Kaydee Powell is on Wednesdays at 10 a.m. Everybody has a story, let’s hear your story.

A six-week yoga class began in October. It meets from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays.

Turtle leads a walking group around the neighborhood at 12:30 on Wednesdays. China painting meets on Wednesday mornings from 9 to 12, and have the guidance of an excellent teacher, Don Richendrfer.
Thursday is blood pressure days, when the friendly fire department comes over and measures blood pressure.

There are excellent pool tables and dartboards in the spacious pool room and open pool except Saturday morning pool tournaments. Game time is on Thursdays at 1 p.m.

Let’s play cribbage, Mah Jong, Train Ride, Scrabble, pinochle or other favorite game. Make your way to the center. Come and be active, or maybe just relax a little. There are always plenty of friends and things to do at the center.

Have a very nice November and a Happy Thanksgiving!