Young At Heart

Published on Thu, Mar 12, 2009 by JoAn Newby

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Welcome February, it means another month of fabulous fun, fellowship and food at the Blaine senior center. Welcome, everybody, join the crowd, here is a really great place to explore new ideas, encounter lively discussions, exercise with the weight-training equipment, borrow books, videos, and puzzles and devour delicious hot cooked meals within a circle of both new and old friends.

February has a full month of activities, but remember that the center will be closed February 7 for floor cleaning and also Monday, February 16, Presidents Day.

A very nice thing about February is Valentine’s Day and the center will be celebrating that special day on Thursday,  February 12. The special Valentine lunch will be at noon, with the very special entertainment of the Bellingham Norwegian Male Choir.

Here is your opportunity to have your photo taken alone or with a friend or spouse, or maybe even your favorite pet. Have it your way.
Just a reminder – the 2009 annual membership fees are due. The center offers members who are 50 or older so many activities for such a low membership fee. An in depth Bible class on the book of Daniel meets at 10:30 Tuesday mornings. The book of Daniel is widely believed to be a key to prophecy in the Bible. The painting class meets Tuesday at 1 p.m., with excellent instruction for those starting out with their painting career.

The popular writing class meets on Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m. This class has been described a creative, caring, loving, inspiring, and encouraging get together of people wanting to express themselves in writing.

The AARP driving class is on Friday, February 20 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., also on May 15, August 14, and December 11. Sign up at the front desk.

The monthly pancake breakfast is  on February 21 from 8 to 11:30 a.m. It is your choice of pancakes, waffles, or biscuits and gravy for breakfast. Coffee and orange juice are included.

The annual Blaine garage sale will be Saturday, April 25. Item collection begins on Friday, April 17 at 1 p.m.

Help with taxes is available thanks to AARP volunteers on Friday, February 13, 20, and 27 and on March 6, 13, 20, and 27 and on April 3 and 10. Appointments are necessary for this help, so pick up the necessary paperwork here.

Have a very wonderful February, make it the best ever. Happy Valentine’s Day.