Senior Events Calendar: 5-24-13 PDF Print E-mail
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Senior Gathering is May 30
WAYNE - The monthly Senior Gathering will be held Thursday at 12 noon at Mt. Zion United Brethren Church on the corner of Bays and Reynolds roads. All area seniors and friends are welcome to this free meal.
Ted Lewellan will be the guest entertainer.

Women's Diva Nite June 27
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. Women are invited to enjoy a night of refreshments, chocolate desserts, a jewelry extravaganza and purse auction.
Donated purses from local and regional celebrities will be auctioned off. Participants are encouraged to bring in slightly used purses and jewelry for our sale table. Entertainment and a fun auction will take place. Proceeds will benefit the Wood County Committee on Aging "Senior Center on Call "Project a telephone program for those who are homebound.
Tickets are $5 per person and are on sale starting May 27. To register, contact the senior center Program Department at (419) 353-5661 or (800) 367-4935 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
The event is sponsored by St. Clare Commons, Southern Care and Otterbein Portage Valley Retirement Community.

Swingmania hits the
Maumee Senior Center
MAUMEE - Jeff McDonald's Swingmania Orchestra will entertain at the Maumee Senior Center's Ellis Huff Memorial Flag Day Summer Party June 1. They will feature the big band sounds of Glenn Miller to Artie Shaw, with a musical library including more than 2,000 arrangements.
The summer party will take place indoors at the air-conditioned Maumee Senior Center, 2430 S. Detroit Ave., with a larger dance floor. The center will be serving a roasted chicken dinner with sides, drinks and dessert. Serving will begin at 5:30 and the band will begin at 6.
Tickets are $15 per person in advance and $17 at the door. Call 419-893-1994, email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or stop by the center.
The event is open to the public, especially those 60-plus.

Sports Classic targets
50-plus crowd
TOLEDO - 50-Plus Sports Classic, an Olympic style event for people age 50 and older, will be held June 8, a Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at St. Francis High School, 2323 W. Bancroft St.
The Sports Classic is being hosted by the Area Office on Aging, 2155 Arlington Ave., Toledo, Ohio 43609.
Events include golf; foul shooting and three-on-three basketball; volleyball; field events such as discus, shot put, javelin and long jump; track events from 100- to 1,500-meter run as well as a 1,500-meter speed walk. Swimming events include freestyle, backstroke, medley, butterfly and breaststroke. Also on the schedule are chess/backgammon; tennis; softball; horseshoes; and bowling at Miracle Lanes on Jackman Road.
Registration is required. The early registration fee is $20 if the form is postmarked/submitted by May 28. After that date it is $30. Registration is also available on the day of the event from 8 until 9 a.m. Softball team registration is $50 and the deadline is June 2.
Registration is also available on-line at www.areaoffi ceonaging.com/sports.pdf  Make check or money order payable to Area Office on Aging.
For more information, call 419-382-0624.

The following events will take place the week of May 26-31 at the Wood County Senior Center, 305 N. Main St., Bowling Green.
MONDAY
Memorial Day - All sites closed

TUESDAY   
9-11 a.m. Piano Lessons: $10 for 30 minutes, registration required
10 a.m. Class: Club F.I.T. - registration required
Noon-Lunch: Pork Chop or Vegetable Lasagna             
1 p.m. Movie: Black Swan, registration required
1-3 p.m. Program: Pickleball, Rossford Rec Center, 400 Dixie Highway; fee, registration required  
2:30 p.m. New Adventures Group: Tour of the Wind Turbines and dinner at The Stones Throw, 176 E. Wooster, BG; advance registration
4 p.m. Class: Yoga with Cathy Blatchly; $20 for 8 weeks, sponsored by Sterling House, registration required
4:30 p.m. Readers Café: Featured book: "Alex Cross" by Patterson, registration required
5:30 p.m. Dinner: Cabbage Roll, Riviera blend vegetables, registration required by 2 p.m.
6 p.m. Dominoes
6 p.m. Movie: Black Swan, pre-register
7 p.m. Family Support Group: for those with a loved one who has a mental illness: 541 W. Wooster, floor 2, Bowling Green

WEDNESDAY
10:30 a.m. Wii Bowling
10:30 a.m. Class: Healthy Steps; $15 for 6 weeks, registration required
Noon Lunch: Chicken Wings or Ham   
12-1:30 p.m. NAMI Connections recovery support group for those with a mental illness, 541 W. Wooster St., 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: BBQ Ribs, small whole potatoes

THURSDAY
8:30 a.m. Mobil Care Group Podiatry Clinic: 305 N. Main, BG, advance registration required
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 - Parkinson's fitness program; $30 for 12 weeks, registration required
Noon Lunch: Pepper Steak or Grilled Chicken Breast    
1-4 p.m. Pinochle
5:30 p.m. Dinner: Turkey & Dressing, mashed potatoes
7 p.m. Duplicate Bridge: $5

FRIDAY, MAY 31
9 a.m. Class: Get Fit by Video
9-11 a.m. Class: Piano Lessons, certified instructor: Teresa Batterson; $10 for 30 minutes, registration required        
9-11:30 a.m. Class: Healthy U: Diabetes Self-Management: free workshop for those with type 2 diabetes or caregivers; re-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: Ham Loaf or Almond Fish           
1 p.m. Wii Bowling  
1 p.m. Class: Tai Chi - registration required

No person over 60 shall be denied nutrition services because of failure to contribute all or part of the cost.  People may determine their own contribution amount. A $2 suggested donation is appreciated for lunches and $4 for dinners.  Dinner reservations are needed by 2 p.m. of that same day. For menu information, call (419) 353-5661 or (800) 367-4935

ADVANCE PLANNING
Guiding Pathways: June 21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at First Christian Church, 875 Haskins Road, Bowling Green.  This monthly gathering is for those with mild to moderate cognitive impairment. A collaboration of Bowling Green Manor, Wood Lane, First Christian Church and WCCOA. Participants interact in a relaxing environment aimed to foster fellowship, social interaction and cognitive stimulation. Program fee is $10 per person. The day will include: small group activities, laughter therapy, chair exercises, games, lunch and snacks, and nature fitness. To register, contact the Wood County Committee on Aging Program Department at (419) 353-5661 or (800) 367-4935 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

New Adventures Group: for those who find themselves alone again. Summer Concert: June 23 at 7 p.m. Meet at 6:30. at the Kiwanis International Shelter House at BG City Park. Afterwards travel to the Sundae Station, 1240 W. Wooster, for dessert; cost on own. To register call or email the senior center.

Downtown Diva Nite: Thursday, June 27 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at First Christian Church, 875 Haskins Rd., Bowling Green. Ladies are invited to enjoy a night of refreshments, chocolate desserts, a jewelry extravaganza and purse auction. Donated purses from local and regional celebrities will be auctioned off. Participants are encouraged to bring in slightly used purses and jewelry for our sale table. Entertainment and a fun auction will take place. Proceeds will benefit the Wood County Committee on Aging "Senior Center on Call "Project a telephone program for those who are homebound. Tickets Cost: $5 per person and are on sale starting Monday, May 27. Event sponsored by St Clare Commons, Southern Care and Otterbein Portage Valley Retirement Community. For more information or to register for this program contact the Program Department at 419.353.5661 or 1.800.367.4935 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
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