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Published: Wednesday, 5/12/2004

Senior activities: Metro

EAST TOLEDO

SENIOR

ACTIVITIES CENTER

Navarre Park shelter house

1001 White St.

Activities include Bingo, fitness, ceramics, painting, computer classes, line dancing, volleyball and shuffleboard, shopping trips, sewing and crafts, movie days, theme parties.

Daily lunch program; reservations due by 11 a.m. the day before.

Senior softball league registration now being taken : Evening Leagues and Day league. Call the center for forms and information.

Tennis lessons for seniors begin in June at Navarre Park, White Street, taught by a Waite High School tennis coach at 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. $25 for a six-week program of one hour lessons. Register: 419-691-2254.

Mondays: ceramic class at 9:30 a.m. at $2 per class. Take your own greenware; paints provided.

Tuesdays: free knitting and crocheting class at 9:30 a.m.

First Wednesday: blood pressure screenings at 11:15 a.m.

Second Wednesday: craft class from 6:30 to 8 p.m., $5 per class. Schedule, register: 419-691-1429, ext. 111.

Outreach services: seniors who need help to fill out insurance or other forms, or who need home maintenance assistance or other services, call Joyce at the center, 419-691-2254.

ELMORE

GOLDEN OLDIES

SENIOR CENTER

Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 19225 West Witty Rd.

Tuesdays in May: Senior citizen beginning line-dancing, 10 a.m. at the old Masonic building, Toledo Street.

Open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays with hot lunch served at noon at the church. Call for reservations two days ahead of time: 1-877-862-1122.

JERUSALEM TWP.

SENIOR CENTER

9501 Jerusalem Rd., Curtice.

Weekdays: Senior citizen hot luncheon and social hour 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Bingo on Fridays.

Oregon bus service and home delivery of hot meals available. Lunch reservations: 419-836-4904, 10:30 a.m.-noon, the day before.

LAKE TOWNSHIP

AGELESS WONDERS

Lake Township Administration Building

27975 Cummings Rd.

LUCAS COUNTY

AARP DRIVER

SAFETY PROGRAMS

Cost is $10 for the eight-hour course, four hours each day. No exam given, no driving required. Information: 419-867-9818.

ALZHEIMER'S

ASSOCIATION

Northwest Ohio chapter

2500 North Reynolds Rd.

Free support groups 419-537-1999 or 1-800-441-3322.

Anyone with a family member or a friend with memory loss can attend to discuss suggestions for handling specific medical, legal, behavioral, and financial problems. Respite care is available during many of the meetings.

OREGON

JAMES HANCOCK

SENIOR CENTER

5760 Bayshore Rd.

May 20: food distribution 9 a.m.

May 25: blood sugar checks.

Thursdays: breakfast club at 9:30 a.m. Exercise at 10:30 a.m., and line dancing, 11 a.m. Computer class, 12:30 p.m. Bingo, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Grief support, 3 to 4 p.m.

Fridays: Bingo at 9:30 a.m. Computer class, 12:30 p.m., exercise class at 12:30 p.m.

Mondays: Bingo at 9:30 a.m., computer and fitness classes at 12:30 p.m., blood pressure checks from 9 to 11:45 a.m.

Tuesdays: coffee hour at 9:30 a.m., exercise at 10:30 a.m., line dancing at 11 a.m., fitness class at 12:15 p.m., computer class at 12:30 p.m., and bunco from 1 to 3 p.m.

Wednesdays: Bingo at 9:30 a.m., euchre at 12:30 p.m., computer class at 12:30 p.m.

Tuesdays, Thursdays: fitness classes at 12:15 p.m.

Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays: Bingo 9:30 a.m.

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays: fitness at 12:30 p.m.

Second Thursday: Grief support 3 to 4 p.m.

Weekdays: Computer class at 12:30 p.m.; Hot lunches served at 11:30 a.m., donation of $1.75.

The center may be rented after hours and on the weekends. Information: 419-698-7078.

LUTHERAN HOME

AT TOLEDO

131 North Wheeling St.

Volunteers needed as clerks in the gift and ceramics shops, woodworking leader, seamstress, field-trip escorts, musicians. Information: 419-693-0751, ext. 217.

LUTHERAN HOME

AT TOLEDO

Assisted Living

2519 Seaman St.

Second Thursdays: Coffee club, 1-2 p.m., with an activity or a speaker at 1:30. Pastries and coffee served. Open to the community at no charge.

Information: 419-693-0751, ext. 246.

PERRYSBURG

SENIOR CENTER

140 West Indiana Ave.

Monday: The Veggie Debate, 12:30 p.m. Health program and samples.

Tuesday: What's New at Wood County Jobs and Family Services, 11:15 am. Informal discussion on programs and services for seniors. Free.

May 20: Perrysburg dinner, 5:30 p.m. at $4. Live entertainment. Reservations: 419-847-0847.

May 26: Health and financial seminar, 12:30 p.m. Registration required.

May 27: Investment Club, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Registration required.

June 10: Annual card party, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Cost, $6, includes lunch. Prizes awarded. Registration required.

Daily: free shuffleboard.

Weekly: cards, games, and Bingo.

Hot lunches at noon at the center for a donation of $2; a home-delivered lunch can be arranged.

Volunteers with cars needed to deliver noon meals to homebound individuals in the Perrysburg area, one day or more per week. Volunteers receive free lunch and volunteer recognition throughout the year. Call 419-353-5661.

Lifelong learning classes and special programs available.

Information: 419-874-0847.

KINGSTON RESIDENCE

OF PERRYSBURG

333 East Boundary St.

Information: 419-872-6200.

ROSSFORD

SENIOR CENTER

400 Dixie Hwy.

Programs for seniors 60 and older. Noon lunches on weekdays for a $2 donation; delivery is available for the homebound. For reservations call: 419-666-8494.

May 24: Movie and popcorn day, 12:45 pm.

May 25: Open house, 9:30 a.m. to noon. Information on home delivered meals, medical and insurance information, social activities and events. Refreshments and door prizes, lunch. Free.

Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays: Body Recall exercises at 9:30 a.m.

Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays: Body Recall exercises at 4 p.m.

Thursdays: Cards at 1 p.m.

Volunteer needed to deliver meals to homebound individuals in the Rossford area.

Lifelong learning classes and special programs available.

Information: 1-800-367-4935 or 419-666-8494.

WALBRIDGE

NORTHEAST

SENIOR CENTER

705 North Main St.

Monday: Services offered to seniors by Wood County Jobs and Family Services, 12:30 p.m. Services based on need and income/assets.

May 20: Book Club at 1 p.m. will discuss The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom.

May 21: Bluebird pot craft, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Make a pot for yourself and one to give away. Cost, $1.50.

May 27: Horseshoes games and a get-together at 1 p.m. at Friendship Park, 2930 131st St.

Mondays and Wednesdays: tai chi exercises at 10:15 a.m.

Tuesdays and Thursdays: low-impact exercises at 10 a.m.

Tuesdays: card Bingo, 1 p.m.

Noon lunches on weekdays: 419-260-3228, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. to reserve. Lunches available for the home bound.

Transportation to the center provided for Walbridge, Millbury, Moline and Northwood senior citizens. Call 419-260-3228 the day before for a reservation.

Lifelong learning classes and special programs available.

Information: 1-800-367-4935.

TOLEDO

THE SIGHT CENTER

1819 Canton Ave.

Computer classes, ages 55 and older through Computer Sight,a program using adaptive equipment such as large-screen monitors and magnifiers.

Courses are for first-time users and those needing word processing, e-mail, and beginning spreadsheet instruction. Each four-hour course is $60.

Information: 419-241-1183.



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