What’s happening for 50-plus

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The Allen Center
1404 S. Charles St.,
South Baltimore

The Allen Center is open Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays. The following are regularly scheduled activities on most days (exceptions are noted below):

9:30 a.m., Trip talk
10 a.m., Board games
10:30 a.m., Spanish class
11 a.m., Exercise with John
Noon, Lunch
12:45 p.m., Monday bingo
10 a.m., Nutrition class
10:30 a.m., Board games
Noon, Lunch
12:45 p.m., Wii bowling
10 a.m., Board games
10 a.m., Taxes (free to seniors, by appointment only)
Noon, Lunch
12:45 p.m. Po-Ke-No (BYO pennies)
10 a.m., Computer class
11 a.m., Line dancing with John
Noon, Lunch
12:45 p.m., Friday entertainment

John Booth Senior Center
229-1/2 S. Eaton Street,

Lo Impact Aerobics:  Mondays 11:00 – 11:45 a.m. and Thursdays 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.  No cost to members.
The John Booth Senior Center offers activities of interest to anyone 55 plus years of age.  Center membership

Entitles each participant to enjoy some of the center programs for free and discounts on some of the center’s trips, activities and parties.  Call the center for registration information.
Bingo for seniors every Friday.  Begins at 12:15 p.m.  Call the center for more information.
Center will be closed for the Presidents Day holiday on Monday, Feb. 20.

Eating Together in Baltimore Lunches are served daily at 11:30 p.m. You must be registered with the Eating Together Program to sign up for these lunches. Sign up for lunches 3 days prior to date.

Enhance Fitness, an evidence based program, is an exercise class designed to improve your overall well-being, stamina and balance. Classes are held on Wednesdays and Fridays from 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Free to center members.

Stained Glass class is offered on Thursdays from 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Come learn how to make sun catchers, panels and more. Fee for supplies.

Painted Screen Class if offered on Thursdays from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.  Call the center for more information. Fee according to project.

Wednesday, Feb. 15, Budget Workshop offered by the Baltimore CASH Campaign. Learn to identify attitudes about money, important financial goals, and worst financial fears. Learn to devise a spending plan and track your expenses. You can be screened for benefits.  Have your credit checked, sign up for free tax preparation or link to a cash coach. Those attending the program will be able to participate in a raffle for $20 grocery store gift card. Free to center members, noon-1 p.m.
Members meeting, 1:15 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 21,  Celebrate Shrove Tuesday with an Eating Together brunch. Cost: $4 members; $7non-members of the center. Reservations must be made by Tuesday, Feb. 7. Includes juice, omelet w/fixings, sausage links, hash browned potatoes, muffins, Danish, diced fruit salad and milk.  

Wednesday, Feb. 22, “Staying Sharp,” a program to help keep your mind tuned up starts at 12:15 p.m. This will be followed by a free canned-goods bingo. Free to Center members.

Wednesday, Feb. 29: Leap Year Party. Cost: $3 members; $6 non-members. Includes lunch through the Eating Together in Baltimore Program, games and prizes Sign up by Monday, Feb. 27.

The Hatton Center
Fait and Linwood avenues

Our first bus trip for the New Year 2012 will be Midway on Monday, March 5. Call the center for details and to reserve your seat.

There will be a trip to Mountain Gate for bingo and lunch on May 14 with a stop at the Jelly Factory.

It is time to re-register as a Hatton Center member for 2012, so bring a friend.

AARP will be doing taxes for the seniors this year starting on Monday, Feb. 6 and ending on Monday, April 9. Call the center for an appointment.

We will be closed Monday, Feb. 20 for Presidents’ Day.

Wednesday, Feb. 15 is Legal Help. Call the center for an appointment. Wednesdays, Feb. 22 is our information meeting and blood pressure check at 12:15 p.m. Lunch at 11:30 a.m.

Thursdays, Feb. 16, 23, exercises 9 a.m., Wii at 9:30 a.m., aerobics at 10:30 a.m., and lunch at 11:30 a.m.

Fridays, Feb. 17, 24: Art class at 10 a.m., bus to Wal-Mart at 10 a.m. and bingo at 12:30 p.m.

Monday, Feb. 27: exercise at 9 a.m., card playing at 10:30 a.m. and eating together at 11:30 a.m.

Massage will be given by appointment on Monday, Feb. 27 starting at 10 a.m.

No Red Hatters on Monday, Feb. 20 (Center closed for Presidents’ Day).

Tuesdays, Feb. 21, 28: Wii 9 a.m., eating together at 11:30 a.m., Yoga at 5 p.m.

House Council meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 21 at 12:30 p.m.

Call the Center if you are interested in Computer class, Spanish, T’ai chi and Art Class (drawing and painting all media).

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