Senior Events Calendar: 05-10-13 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff   
Friday, 10 May 2013 09:23
The following events will take place the week of May 12-18 at the Wood County Senior Center, 305 N. Main St., Bowling Green.
MONDAY
9 a.m. Class: Get Fit by Video
11 a.m. Program: BGSU Baseball Team Trivia: wear orange and brown to support the team and test your baseball knowledge
11:15 a.m. Class: Delay the Disease: an evidence-based fitness program for people with Parkinson's Disease; $30 for 12 weeks, registration required
Noon-Lunch: Hamburger or Hot Dog
1 p.m.Wii Bowling
1-4 p.m. Contract Bridge and Euchre
1:30 p.m. Parkinson's Support Group at county senior center, facilitated by David Buenting
2:30 p.m. Alzheimer's Association Group: County senior center, facilitated by Buenting
4 p.m. Trip: Mystery Restaurant, $2; advance registration required

TUESDAY   
9-11 a.m. Class: Piano Lessons with Teresa Batterson: $10 for 30 minutes, registration required    
10 a.m. Class: Club F.I.T. -  registration required
10a.m.- 12 p.m. Blood Pressure Clinic: Pemberville Area Senior Center, 220 Cedar St.
11 a.m. Program: Ohio Presidents and Their First Ladies featuring President Rutherford B. Hayes
Noon-Lunch: Country Fried Steak or Cabbage Roll            
1 p.m. Transitions Group: For those with mild to moderate cognitive impairment. Meetings will be educational and social. Theme: Dine and Discuss at SamB's, 163 S. Main, BG. Collaboration with the Alzheimer's Assoc. and Clare Bridge of BG; registration required
1-3 p.m. Pickleball, Rossford Community Rec Center, 400 Dixie Highway; fee, pre-registration  
4 p.m. Class: Yoga with Cathy Blatchly. Cost: $20 for 8 weeks, sponsored by Sterling House, registration required
4:30 p.m. Readers Café: Featured book: "Alex Cross" by Patterson, registration required
5 p.m. Birthday Entertainment: Elmwood voice students with instructor Teresa Batterson.  
5:30 p.m. Birthday Dinner Celebration: Mushroom Steak, Au Gratin potatoes, register by 2 p.m.
6 p.m. Dominoes

WEDNESDAY
10 a.m.-12p.m. Blood Pressure Clinic: Northeast Area Senior Center, 705 N. Main, Walbridge
10:30 a.m. Wii Bowling
10:30 a.m. Class: Healthy Steps, certified instructor Jim Berger, Heartland Rehabilitation Services; $15 for 6 weeks, registration required
11 a.m. Entertainment: Country Singer Conner Rose
Noon Birthday Lunch Celebration: Roast Beef, Normandy Blend Vegetables  
12-1:30 p.m. NAMI Connections Recovery Support Group: weekly group for those with a mental illness, 541 W. Wooster Ave., 2nd floor, BG
12-3 p.m. Computer Help Desk: By appointment
1-4 p.m. Class: Mah Jongg
1 p.m. Cribbage Interest Group
2 p.m. Grocery Shopping at Kroger, registration required
5:30 p.m. Dinner: Tuna Salad on Lettuce, melon
6 p.m. B.G. Knitter Guild

THURSDAY
10 a.m. Class: Writer's Group, everyone welcome
10 a.m. Class: Light Weight Training with Janelle Sweitzer; $20 for 8 weeks, registration required
11:15 a.m. Class: Delay the Disease: For those with Parkinson's; $30 for 12 weeks
Noon Lunch: Beef & bean Chili or Chicken Stew   
1-4 p.m. Pinochle
5:30 p.m. Dinner: Spaghetti with Meat sauce, mixed vegetables
6 p.m. Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group: 315 S. College Ave., BG
6 p.m. Program: Bingo
7 p.m. Duplicate Bridge: $5

FRIDAY, MAY 17
9 a.m. Class: Get Fit by Video
9-11 a.m. Class: Piano Lessons, certified instructor: Teresa Batterson, Cost: $10 for 30 minutes, registration required        
9-11:30 a.m. Class: Healthy U: Diabetes Self-Management: Free six-week workshop for those who have type 2 diabetes or are a caregiver. Pre-registration required
9 a.m.-3 p.m. Guiding Pathways: First Christian Church, 875 Haskins Road, BG; $10. Monthly gathering for those with mild to moderate cognitive impairment; advance registration required
10 a.m. Watercolor Art Class: Free and open to the public, bring own supplies
10 a.m. Cards: Hand and Foot
Noon Lunch: Spaghetti & Meatsauce or Italian Chicken Thigh          
1 p.m. Wii Bowling  
1 p.m. Class: Tai Chi, registration required

SATURDAY, MAY 18
11:30 a.m. Dominoes and Euchre Tournament, Lunch served at 11:30 a.m. and games at 12:30; prizes sponsored by Caretakers

For those 60-plus, a $2 suggested donation is appreciated for lunches and $4 for dinners. Dinner reservations are needed by 2 p.m. of that day. For menus, call (419) 353-5661 or (800) 367-4935
ADVANCE PLANNING
New Adventures Group: for those who find themselves alone again. Tour the Wind Turbines May 28 at 2:30 p.m. meet at the Wood County Landfill 15320 Tontogany Road, BG; turn left into the gravel parking lot. Bring your cameras. Tour includes walking and some uneven terrain. Following the tour join the group at Stones Throw Restaurant, 176 E. Wooster St., Bowling Green for dinner. Cost of dinner on own. To register call (419) 353-5661 or (800) 367-4935 ask for the Program Dept. or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
Downtown Diva Nite will be June 27 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at First Christian Church, 875 Haskins Road, Bowling Green.
Ladies are invited to a night of refreshments, chocolate desserts, a jewelry extravaganza and purse auction. Donated purses from local and regional celebrities will be auctioned off. Participants may bring used purses and jewelry for a sale table.
Entertainment and a fun auction are planned. Proceeds will benefit the Wood County Committee on Aging "Senior Center on Call" project, a telephone program for those who are homebound.
Tickets, at $5 per person, go on sale May 27.
The event is sponsored by St. Clare Commons, Southern Care, and Otterbein Portage Valley.
To register call senior center at (419) 353-5661.
 

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