Senior Events Calendar 7/21/2010

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The Allen Center

1404 South Charles Street,

South Baltimore, 410-685-6224

A list of activities has not yet been submitted to the Baltimore Guide; please call the center for updates.

John Booth Senior Center

229-1/2 S. Eaton Street,

Highlandtown, 410-396-9202

Wednesday, July 21: Americana, The Fabulous 50 as seen by parents and some participants. Cost:  $10 members; $13 non-members. Includes lunch, entertainment and much more.  Make reservations by July 19. Members meeting at 2 p.m. (new time).

Wednesday, July 28: Indoor/outdoor sidewalk sale, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Tables available for rent: $5 members; $10 non-members. Lunch available, sale table, bingo (Split the pot) for 10 cents a card, 3 cards for 25 cents 10 -11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.-2 p.m.

Thursday, July 29: ETIB crab feast $13 for Eating Together in Baltimore members – menu includes crab soup, bar-b-que chicken leg, salads, watermelon and 6 crabs. Reservations must be made by July 22.Call the center for  more Information.

Wednesday, Aug. 11: “Everything’s Just Peachy,” with peaches at their finest. Join us for peaches in all forms: fresh, over ice cream, peach ‘pizza:’ $4 members; $7 non-members. Make reservations with payment by Aug. 5.

Thursday, Aug. 12: Health & Welfare, Blood pressure taken starting at 10 a.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 18: ETIBcraf feast luau party. Dress in your best ‘luau’ attire. Costs $13 for Eating Together in Baltimore members. Menu includes crab soup, bar-b-que chicken leg, salads, watermelon and 6 crabs. Reservations must be made by July 22. Call the center for more information. Members meeting at 1:30 p.m. (note new time).

Wednesday, Aug. 25: Golden Express bus trip to Friendly Farms. Play bingo when we arrive. Then enjoy lunch of a crab cake and all you can eat fried chicken with all the fixins’.  $40 members; $43non-members. Make reservations with payment by Aug. 15.

Hatton Senior Center

Fait and Linwood avenues,

Canton, 410-396-9025

Regular weekly activities

Mondays: Exercise at 9 a.m., cards at 10:30 and Eating Together at 11:30 a.m.

Tuesdays: Wii play at 9 a.m., Eating Together at 11:30. Yoga classes are from 5-7:45 p.m. T’ai Chi will resume Sept. 9.

Wednesdays: Eating Together at 11:30 a.m.

Thursdays: Video walk at 9:30 a.m., aerobics at 10:30 and lunch at 11:30.

Fridays: Art class at 10 a.m.; bingo at 12:30 p.m.

Special activities

Wednesday, July 21: 10 a.m., bus trip to Mountain Gate to play bingo; lunch at 11:30 a.m.

Tuesday, July 27: The House Council and Planning Committee will meet at 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, July 28: Blood pressure checks at 12:15 p.m.; general information meeting at 1; guest speaker Terry Malinowski from Future Care will discuss safety in the home.

Thursday, July 29: The produce drop will be held in the main room beginning at 10 a.m. Bring a bag for your vittles!

Wednesday, Aug. 4, sample and play new Wii games, 9 a.m.

Monday, Aug. 9: Massage at 10 a.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 11, Health and Fitness at 10 a.m. The topic is asthma and allergies.

Monday, Aug. 16: The Hatton Red Hatters will meet at 11 a.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 18: Free movie: “Avatar” at 12:30 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 20: Sample and play new Wii games at 9 a.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 24: The Planning Committee will met at 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 25: Game Day at 10 a.m. Bring a purse or bag filled with items you think we might ask for. Lunch at 11:30 and TV time afterwards.

Anyone interested in visiting the casino in Perryville in November, let us know now and we’ll plan it.

September is Senior Center Month, and we will celebrate and continue our celebration of our 25th anniversity.

Of interest to seniors…

Volunteers needed: Meals on Wheels needs volunteers to deliver two meals a day between 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Volunteers can choose to deliver one or more days per week, Monday-Friday. Call 410-558-0932, ext. 3021, to sign up, or log on to http://www.mealsonwheelsmd.org to find out more.

Prescription Discount Cards: Enoch Pratt Free Library branches are distributing Baltimore City prescription discount cards that may be shown at most area pharmacies for discounts on prescription drugs. City residents can pick up a card at the circulation desk. There is no charge for the card. Info: caremark.com/naco, 1-877-321-2652.

What’s Cookin’? The 2010 Federal Hill Cookbook is looking for recipes from the community. Anyone with a connection to Federal Hill is invited to submit a recipe for the cookbook, which will be published in the fall. Send the recipe, along with a few comments about what you like about it, to cstrodel@gmail.com. Deadline is July 31.

Kibble Connection: The Maryland SPCA is partnering with Meals on Wheels to help provide food for the pets of the needy. The program welcomes dry and canned food for cats and dogs, as well as cat litter. Drop by the Maryland SPCA, 3300 Falls Rd. in Hampden (call first to make sure of hours: 410-235-8826) or drop it off at the offices of the Baltimore Guide, 526 S. Conkling St. in Highlandtown and a volunteer will take it to the SPCA. Cat food and dog food donations, cat litter (and even monetary donations) can also be brought to the offices of Meals on Wheels on S. Haven St. in Highlandtown.

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