Senior News & Events: April 20

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John Booth Senior Center
229-1/2 S. Eaton Street,
Highlandtown
410-396-9202

The John Booth Center serves Eating Together in Baltimore lunches Monday through Friday, 11:30 a.m. You must be 60+ and be on the Eating Together List to be eligible for these lunches. Reservations required three days in advance of meal service. Eating Together in Baltimore Lunches are not served if Baltimore City Schools open late or are closed because of inclement weather.

Friday, April 22, Center closed for Good Friday holiday.

Wednesday, April 27, Trip to Harrington (Midway) for races and slots. Must have signed up in advance.

Wednesday, May 4, “Around the World Cruise:” Take an imaginary cruise with us through music, jokes, trivia, fun props and other surprises, starting at 10:30 a.m.  “Come Aboard, We’re Expecting You”  Cost:  $5 members, $8 non-members.  Includes lunch which will be served around 12:15 p.m. Sign up with payment by April 27

Wendesday, May 11: Maryland Insurance Administration information presentation, 12:15 p.m., free.

Roll of the Dice Horse Racing, 1 p.m. Join us for some fun with rolling dice. Cost:  $1/members.

Thursday, May 12: Health and Welfare Day, with blood pressure check at 10 a.m., podiastrist at 10:30 a.m.-noon.  Free
Tuesday, May 17, Center trip to Friendly Farms for bingo at lunch, 8:45 a.m.-3:15 p.m. We will arrive at Friendly Farms around 10 a.m. to play bingo. At noon, we will enjoy all-you-can-eat fried chicken, vegetables, and all Friendly Farms has to offer. You will also get a crab cake that you can eat there or bring home.  What a great way to spend a May afternoon.  Cost: $40/members; $43/non-members includes bingo, door prizes, lunch, and transportation.

Wednesday, May 18, Members meeting at 1 p.m.

Wednesday, May 25, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 10th annual Senior Health and Fitness Day, to be held in Patterson Park.  Limited space available on this outing. “Keep Movin’ and Groovin’” for your good health. Includes a catered lunch, lawn games, music and line dancing, give-aways, health information and screenings, T-shirt for participants and live entertainment. Reservations with payment must be made by May 6.  Cost:  $7/seniors only.

The Hatton Senior Center
Fait and Linwood avenues, Canton
410-396-9025

Wednesday, May 4: at 12:30 the Hatton book club will discuss “Out Stealing Horses” by Per Petterson.

Wednesday, May 11 is Health and Fitness at 10 a.m. Terry Malinoski of Future Care will visit to discuss living wills and advance directives.

Wednesday, May 18 is Hatton’s bus trip to Suicide Bridge for crabs. The center will be open and from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. is Legal Assistance (by appointment).

Wednesday, May 25: Senior Health and Fitness will be held in Patterson Park. Lunch will be served at the center at 11:30 a.m. There will be no General Information meeting.

Thursdays: Exercise at 9 a.m., aerobics at 10:30, lunch at 11:30, and computer class at noon. T’ai Chi begins at 12:15. Every Thursday the computer lab is reserved for students who are taking the class.

Friday, May 6, 13, 20: Art class at 10 a.m., bus to Wal-Mart also at 10 and bingo at 12:30 p.m.

Friday, May 27: The center is closed for a furlough day.

Mondays, May 2, 9, 26, 23: exercise, at 9 a.m. and card playing at 10:30; eating together at 11:30.

Massages will be given by appointment on May 9 and 23 starting at 10 a.m.

Monday, May 30: the center is closed for Memorial Day.

Tuesdays, May 3, 10, 17, 31: Wii at 9 a.m., eating together at 11:30, Spanish class at 1:15 p.m. and yoga at 5.

Tuesday, May 24 is Hatton Members’ Long and Foster Luncheon (by reservation). There is no House Council meeting in May.

Note: Information on the Allen Center for Senior Citizens’ schedule of activities was not received in time for publication. Please call the facility at 410-685-6224 for information. It is located at 1404 S. Charles Street.

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