Senior Events, August 18th edition

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The following activities will be taking place at senior centers in the next month.

The Allen Center

1404 S. Charles St.,

South Baltimore


Wednesdays, 10 a.m., chair exercise with staff; noon, lunch; 12:45, Po-Ke-No (bring your pennies).


10 a.m., line dancing with staff; noon, lunch; 12:45, Friday entertainment.

Friday, Sept. 10: Trip to Dollar Tree, with lunch on your own; no regular activities at the center.

Mondays, 9:30 a.m., board games; 10, exercise with staff; 10:30, Spanish class; noon, lunch; 12:45, Monday bingo.

The center will be closed for Labor Day, Sept. 6.

Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m., Trip Talk; 11, current events; noon, lunch. There will be blood pressure checks at 11 a.m. on the 14th and pizza and a movie at noon.

Trips: Wednesday, Sept. 15, trip to Toby’s Dinner Theater for “Nunsense,” 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost is $42.

Tuesday, Sept. 21, trip to Hollywood Casino in Charlestown, W.Va., 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Fee is $25 members, $30 non-members.

Tuesday, Sept. 28, trip to Root’s Ole Mill Flea Market in Lancaster County, Pa., 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Fee is $45.

John Booth Senior Center

229-1/2 S. Eaton Street, Highlandtown


Wednesday, Aug. 18, ETIB crab feast luau party. Reservations must have been made in advance. Members meeting at 1:30 p.m. (Note change of time).

Wednesday, Aug. 25, Golden Express bus trip to Friendly Farms. Reservations must be made in advance.

Wednesday, Sept. 1, 12:15 p.m.-1:30 p.m., Roll of the dice horse racing, $1 to play.

Wednesday, Sept. 8, Sunshine luncheon to honor members 85 and older. Members 85+ are free, others are $5 (members) and $8 (non-members).

Thursday, Sept. 9, Health and Welfre, blood pressure check 10 a.m., podiatrist will be present as well

Friday, Sept. 10, MTA I.D. cards available from 10 a.m.11:45 a.m. Pictures will be taken and cars will be mailed out.

Wednesday, Sept. 15, Senior Division has a trip to Prime Outlets and Fisherman’s Crab Deck. No members’ meeting.

Wednesday, Sept. 22, Return to Shady Maple. If you were with us on the last Shady Maple bus trip in June, there’s a bargain in store: $15 for the whole trip. If you were not on the June mystery trip, cost is $40 members, $43 non-members. Stop at Stauffer’s Cookie Outlet, Shady Maple for lunch, Wilbur’s and Wolfgang Chocolate Factory, as well as a separate stop at Kilby Ice Cream (on your own).

Tuesday, Sept. 28, Senior Division goes to Roots Flea Market and Country Market. Call for more info.

Sept. 29: “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” Enjoy apples in all their forms: brown betty, applesauce, event pizza. $4 members, $6 others. Sign up for separate ETIB, deadline Sept. 22.

The Hatton Center

Fait and Linwood avenues, Canton


Wednesday Aug 18: eating together at 11:30 a.m.; movie “Avatar” at 12:30 p.m. and an ice cream treat!

Thursday Aug 19: video walk at 9:30 a.m., aerobics at 10:30, lunch at 11:30.

Friday Aug 20: new Wii games at 9 a.m., art class at 10, bingo at 12:30 p.m.

Monday Aug 23: exercise at 9 a.m., massage at 10, cards at 10:30, and eating

together at 11:30.

Tuesday Aug 24: Play Wii at 9 a.m., eating together at 11:30, planning committee meeting at 12:30 p.m. There will be yoga classes 5-7:45 p.m.

Wednesday Aug. 25: Game Day begins at 10 a.m. Prizes will be awarded; fun time guaranteed. Lunch (by reservation) is at 11:30; board games and TV time after lunch.

Congratulations to Sharon Putzulo who earned bragging rights as Hatton’s Wii Champion Bowler.

The Hatton book club will resume on Wednesday, Sept. 1, at 12:30 p.m. If you enjoy reading, plan to join us.

Hatton’s computer class begins on Sept. 16 from noon to 1:30. Call for details and to register.

Ta’i Chi begins on Thursday, Sept. 9 at 12:30 p.m. Give it a try—you may like it and it is good for you!

The center will be closed for a furlough day on Friday, Sept. 3 and Monday, Sept. 6 for Labor Day.

On Wednesday, Sept. 8 Dr. Nicki Brandt will visit for Health and Fitness at

10 a.m. The travel meeting to plan 2011 bus trips will be held at 12:30.

The center will be closed for activities on Primary Election Day Sept. 14. Don’t forget to cast you vote!

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