Feeling Bored? There’s plenty to do at your senior centers

Written by on August 17, 2011 in For Seniors - No comments

The Allen Center for Senior Citizens, 1404 S. Charles St., 410-685-6224
Mondays, Sept. 12, 19, 26: 9:30 a.m., trip talk; 10 a.m., board games; 11 a.m., exercise with John; 12:45 p.m., Monday bingo. Spanish classes begin Sept. 19 and will be held weekly at 10:30 a.m. Lunch will be served at noon.

Tuesdays, Sept. 6, 13, 20, 27: Connie’s Corner at 9:30 a.m., then games at 11, lunch at noon and Wii Bowling at 12:45 p.m.

Blood pressure screenings will be offered Sept. 13 at 11 a.m. On Sept. 20 there will be a bus trip to Prime Outlets. Cost is $54. There will be no Connie’s Corner that day.

Wednesdays, Sept. 7, 14, 28: Board games at 11 a.m., lunch at noon and Po-Ke-No (bring your pennies) at 12:45.

On Saturday, Sept. 21, there will be a crab feast from noon-2 p.m. Cost is $13.

Friday, Sept. 9: Shopping at the Dollar Tree, with lunch on your own; donation is $3. There will be a trip to the Hollywood Casino; cost is $25.

Fridays, Sept. 16, 23, 30: 11 a.m., line dancing with John; lunch at noon; Friday entertainment at 12:45.

Computer classes begin Friday, Sept. 30, at 10 a.m.

Special announcements: The center will be closed Friday, Sept. 2, because of the Baltimore Grand Prix, and Monday, Sept. 5, for Labor Day.

Saddle up for the Dude Ranch Trip Sept. 5-11. Call the center for details.

John Booth Senior Center, 229-1/2 S. Eaton Street, Highlandtown, 410-396-9202, Rosalee.velenovsky@baltimorecity.gov
Wednesday, Aug. 17, ETIB Crab Feast, 11:30 a.m. Must have signed up with payment by Thursday, Aug. 11. Note: No members’ meeting this month.

Wednesday, Aug. 24: Why did the chicken come to John Booth? He didn’t want the cow to come. Lunch catered by Chic-fil-A at 11:30 a.m. Cost to be determined. Sign up with payment by Aug. 17.

Wednesday, Aug. 31: Pet Picture Day. Join us for lunch of (what else?) hot dogs, chips, and baked beans at 11:30 a.m. Cost to be determined. Guest from Carrie Murray Nature Center, games (small extra cost), prizes. All profits will go to the Pitties and Purrs Pet Rescue organization. Sign up by Wednesday, Aug. 24.

Monday, Sept. 5: The center will be closed for Labor Day.

Wednesday, Sept. 7: Apple Festival. An apple a day may keep the doctor away. Come to the Booth Center to enjoy all kinds of desserts made from apples. Cost is $4 members, $7 non-members. Must sign up with payment by Sept. 2.

Wednesday, Sept. 14: Friendly Farms! Our annual fall trip to Friendly Farms for bingo  and lunch.  9 a.m.-3 p.m. Call the center at 410-396-9202 for info.

Thursday, Sept. 15: Health and welfare:  blood pressure checks at 10 a.m.; the podiatrist will visit from 10:30 a.m.-noon.

Wednesday, Sept. 21: Members meeting at 1 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 28: “Americana: The Boys of Fall.” This is another annual event as we celebrate what is great about America. From 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., we will celebrate football. Lunch, games, prizes and other fun activities. Call the center for info.

The Hatton Center, Fait and Linwood avenues, Canton, 410-396-9025
Wednesday Sept. 14: Health and Fitness is at 10 a.m.; subject is HIV awareness. Sept. 21: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., legal assistance (by appointment). Sept. 28: lunch at 11:309 a.m., blood pressure check at 12:15 and information meeting at 1 p.m. Speaker Rosemary Hill will discuss important papers.

Thursday September 1,8,15: exercise at 9 a.m., aerobics at 10:30, lunch at 11:30. Tai’ Chi is on break till the fall. Sept. 22 is our Sun fest Trip to Ocean City; seats are still available.

Friday September 2, 9,16,23,30: art class at 10 a.m., bus to Wal-Mart at 10 and bingo at 12:30 p.m.

Monday Sept. 12, 19, 26: exercise at 9 a.m., card games at 10:30 and eating together at 11:30. Massages will be given by appointment on Sept. 12 and 26 starting at 10 a.m. Red Hatters meet at 11 a.m. on Sept. 19.

Tuesday September 6, 20, 27: Wii at 9 a.m., eating together at 11:30, meeting about caregivers at noon, and House Council meeting at 1 p.m. Spanish class is on break till the fall. Yoga classes begin at 5 p.m.

The Hatton Center will be closed Monday Sept. 5, for Labor Day, and Tuesday, Sept. 13, for the primary election.

Call the center at 410-396-9025 if you are interested in computer or art classes, Spanish and Tai’Chi. The art class will explore drawing and painting in all media.

Leave a Comment