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Published: Wednesday, 10/20/2004

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, and various theme parties.

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

Oct. 29: Halloween Party, 12:30-2:30 p.m. at $3. Games, prizes, refreshments, costume contest.

Nov. 1: Deadline to make reservations for free transportation on Nov. 2 to voting precincts in East Toledo. Call 419-691-2254 before 4 p.m.

Nov. 4: Flu and pneumonia shots from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the center. Only those aged 65 and older or those with a chronic health condition may receive shots at the center. Cost, $18 for flu shot and $27 for pneumonia shot. Take Medicaid/Medicare card. Reservations: 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, please call Joyce at the center, 419-691-2254.

Farmer's Market Coupons: for details call 419-691-2254.

ELMORE

SENIOR CENTER

Grace Evangelical

Lutheran Church

19225 West Witty Rd.

Open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays with hot lunch served at noon at the church. Reservations due two days ahead of time: 419-862-1122.

Nov. 16: program on breast cancer and nutrition, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Free, but registration required. Call 1-877-862-1122.

Tuesdays: Line dancing, 10 a.m.

First and third Thursdays: card games, 7 to 9 p.m.

Volunteers needed.

Information: 419-862-1122.

COMMUNITY CENTER

319 Toledo St.

Tuesdays: Beginning line dancing for seniors 10 a.m.

First and third Thursdays: Card playing, 7-9 p.m.; bring a snack.

GENOA

SENIOR CENTER

514 Main St.

Wednesday: Fund-raiser card party, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at $5, includes turkey and sweet potato lunch and all day card play. Best costume contest, prizes, food. Call 419-855-4491 by tomorrow for reservations.

JERUSALEM TWP.

SENIOR CENTER

9501 Jerusalem Rd., Curtice.

Weekdays: 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.

OREGON

JAMES HANCOCK

SENIOR CENTER

5760 Bayshore Rd.

Today: Flu shots for ages 60 and older, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. by Maxim Health Systems. No appointment required.

Monday: Flu shots for ages 65 and older and for those with chronic health conditions. No appointments required.

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

Fridays: Bingo at 9:30 a.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 12:30 p.m., and bunco from 1 to 3 p.m.

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

Weekdays: Hot lunches served at 1:30 a.m. for a donation of $1.75. Call for reservations.

The center may be rented after hours and on the weekends. Details: 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.

Volunteer guild meetings are the fourth Tuesday each month except December and are open to the public.

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.

Daily: free shuffleboard.

Weekly: cards, games, bingo.

Hot lunches at noon 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 area, day or more per week.

Information: 419-874-0847.

HEARTLAND

OF PERRYSBURG

10540 Fremont Pike.

Information: 419-874-3578.

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. Reservations call: 419-666-8494.

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.

Computer classes available to seniors at $20 for a six-week course.

Program suggestions for the center are welcome. Contact the programming department.

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

WALBRIDGE

NORTHEAST

SENIOR CENTER

705 North Main St.

Mondays: One Stroke painting classes, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at $20 per class. Call 419-260-3228 to register. Line dancing at 1 p.m.

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.

Lifelong learning classes and special programs available.

Information: 1-800-367-4935.

WILLISTON

LUTHERAN HOME

OF MERCY

5810 North Main St.

Saturday: Card party in the gym, starting with a light supper at 6:30 p.m. Cost, $5. Call 419-725-5267 for reservations.

Information: 419-836-7741.

WOODVILLE

SENIOR CENTER

321 East Main St.

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.

SENIOR WHEELS USA

NATIONAL PROGRAM

Power wheelchairs available to senior citizens and the permanently disabled who meet certain guidelines. The wheelchairs are provided free. Call toll free for details, 1-800-246-6010.



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