Young at Heart

Published on Wed, Apr 7, 2010 by JoAn Newby

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Now here is April again. Even though April has a moody reputation, it also should bring more of those sunny days and  the sensation that we are indeed gliding toward  pleasant green meadows, bright flowing streams with banks of brilliant blooms. Soon there will be gardening and bocce ball on the fresh green lawns. March displayed its tame and wild side. April though at times fretful and turbulent should somewhere relent and continue bringing us on toward those pleasant Northwest summers.

The Blaine senior activity center always had an abundance of regularly scheduled activities, stretch exercises, weight lifting, china painting, oil and acrylic painting, table games, card games, pool. The writing class meets Wednesday mornings and provides a wonderful way for life stories to be written. Everyone has a story to tell, and it is there to help do just that. Writing is a valuable way to express one's thoughts and share with them with others. You will find encouragement and fellowship in this group, give it a go.

There is such an abundance of interesting activities for April. Would you like help with your tax return?  Assistance is available, call or come to the center to schedule this free service and pick up your packet of preparation information.

Friday, April 9 at 1 p.m. Movie and popcorn, Shall We Dance? With Richard Gere.

Saturday show time April 10 at noon: Bring your lunch, we will have popcorn.  Movie: Free Willy.

Monday, April 12 at 10 a.m.: Blaine Senior Center Board Meeting

Monday, April 12 at noon: Kim Determan A Story of Hope

Monday April 12: Early closure at 2 p.m. for fire alarm.

Tuesday, April 13 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Game and dessert night. Come enjoy dropping in to play board and card games. Bring a dessert to share. Coffee and tea will be provided.

Thursday April 14 at noon: Dusty Road String Band. High energy bluegrass, country band – don't miss it!

Friday, April 16 at 1 p.m.: Movie and popcorn: Into The Wild.

Friday, April 17 from 8 to 11 a.m.: Pancake breakfast, pancakes, waffles, biscuits and gravy, sausage, eggs and more!

Monday, April 19 at noon: Guitar and songs with John Haas, Water's Edge Church pastor.

Tuesday, April 20 at 10:30 a.m.: Golden Heritage Financial. Sign up at the front desk for a round table, confidential discussion about mortgages.

Wednesday, April 21 at 1:30 p.m.: Roundabout information simulation navigate the new Blaine roundabouts.

Thursday, April 22 at noon: Shiba information/ Statewide Health Insurance information.

Friday, April 23 at 1 p.m.: Movie and Popcorn Up in the Air - with George Clooney.

Saturday Showtime April 24 at noon: We’ll have popcorn. Movie: “Singin’ In The Rain.

Tuesday, April 27 at noon: Laura Steiger provides Community Food Coop information

Thursday, April 29 at noon: Howard and Sandi Andreason guitar and vocals.

Saturday, May 1 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Blaine Senior Center Rummage Sale! Donate items Monday, April 26th through Thursday, April30th!

Have a wonderful April and celebrate every day! That's a rule.