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Senior activities: Wood County

WOOD COUNTY

BOWLING GREEN

WOOD COUNTY

SENIOR CENTER

305 North Main St.

Feb. 9: The Toledo Zoo visits for "A Walk on the Wild Side," 11 a.m. Learn about exotic zoo animals.

Great Decisions Lecture Series: Feb. 11: The U.S. and Iran. Feb. 18: Human Rights in an Age of Terrorism. Feb. 25: U.N. Reform. Call 419-353-5661 to reserve a place.

Feb. 15: Birthday lunch at 11:15 a.m. with entertainment. Sign up required.

Golden Mile Walking Club will meet 9 a.m. each Friday in February at Woodland Mall, outside the Famous Footwear store, for walking and window shopping. Registration required.

AARP Tax Returns completed by IRS trained counselors; call the center to make an appointment.

Third, fourth Thursdays: 6:15 p.m. dominoes tournament; registration required.

Fridays: Woodland Mall window shopping Fridays in December, 9 a.m. Free watercolor classes at 10 a.m. Fridays. Bring your own supplies.

Tuesdays: Male fitness club 9-10 a.m. Computer sessions, 11 a.m.-noon and 1-2 p.m.; call for reservations.

Weekdays: Lunch at noon, $2; no reservations required. Dinners at 5:30 p.m. served Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, reservations required by 2 p.m. the day of the meal. Dinner coupons, $4.

Alzheimer's support group for caregivers, 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 315 South College Dr. Information: 419-353-9452.

Senior legal representative available each month at the center; appointments required. Registration: 419-353-5661.

PERRYSBURG

SENIOR CENTER

140 West Indiana Ave.

333 East Boundary. Registration required.

Feb. 9: Evening dance from 7 to 10 p.m. at $4.

Feb. 14: Valentine Mystery lunch, noon, $2. Reservations required.

Weekly: Cards, games, and Bingo. Hot lunches at noon at the center for a donation of $2; a home-delivered lunch can be arranged. Call the center for reservations.

Senior legal representative available each month at the center; appointments required.

Volunteers with cars needed to deliver noon meals to home-bound individuals in the area, one day or more per week.

Information: 419-874-0847.

HEARTLAND

OF PERRYSBURG

10540 Fremont Pike

Information: 419-874-3578.

PERRYSBURG COMMONS

RETIREMENT CENTER

10542 Fremont Pike

ROSSFORD

SENIOR CENTER

400 Dixie Hwy.

Programs for seniors 60 and older. Noon lunches on weekdays at $2 donation; delivery available for the home-bound. Call 419-666-8494 for lunch reservations.

Feb. 9: Breakfast Club meets 9:30am. at The Donut Shop on Dixie Highway. All welcome; $1 for coffee and a doughnut.

Feb. 10: Make a card for Valentine's day, 12:30 p.m. Registration required.

Aerobics exercises, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at $1 per class.

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

LUCAS COUNTY

HOLLAND

COMMUNITY

SENIOR CENTER

330 Oak Terrace Blvd.

Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays: Bingo, 10 a.m.-noon.

Tuesdays: Game day for playing cards and dominoes, 10 a.m.-noon.

Wednesdays: Except the second week each month - free blood-pressure screenings and health counseling for ages 60 and over, 9 a.m.-noon.

Thursdays: Educational movies or a speaker, 10 a.m.-noon.

Weekdays: Hot lunches for seniors 60 and older, with reservations due a day in advance. Donation for lunch is $1.75. Reservations: 419-865-1340 or 419-868-1340.

Musician volunteers needed to perform for the residents.

MAUMEE

SENIOR CENTER

2430 South Detroit Ave.

Lunch at noon each weekday. For reservations, call 419-893-1994 by noon the day before.

Feb. 10: Valentine Dinner Dance with the Sounds Great Band; line dancing during band breaks. Cost, $12.50 for seniors and $15 for ages 59 and under. Reservations: 419-893-1994.

Thursdays: Health checks by 60 Plus nurses, 9 a.m. Beginning line dancing at 9 a.m. and oil/acrylic class at 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Crafts at 10 a.m. and advanced line dancing at 10:10 a.m. Social bridge at 12:30 p.m., water aerobics at 1 p.m. Beginning tai chi at 6 p.m.

Fridays: Simply Lite Jazzercise at 11:15 a.m. Pinochle, 12:30 p.m. Body Recall, 1:15 p.m.

Mondays: Jazzercise, 11 a.m. Duplicate bridge at 12:30 p.m. Water aerobics at 1 p.m. Body Recall, 1:15 p.m. Dulcimer music group meets 6 p.m.

Tuesdays: Beginning and intermediate bridge at 9 a.m. Euchre lessons at 9 a.m. Watercolor class at 9:30 a.m. Euchre at 12:30 p.m. Basic drawing at 1:30 p.m. Soft Shoe dancing at 4 p.m. and beginning tai chi at 6 p.m.

Wednesdays: Tax assistance, by appointment only. Beginner organ at 9:15 a.m. Center Singers practice at 10 a.m. Intermediate and advanced organ at 10:30 a.m. and Jazzercise at 11 a.m. Poker at 12:30 p.m., bingo at 1 p.m. and Body Recall at 1:15 p.m.

Information on other programs: 419-893-1994.

TOLEDO

ALZHEIMER'S

ASSOCIATION

Northwest Ohio Chapter

Adult Day Center

2500 North Reynolds Rd.

Respite care for those affected by Alzheimer's disease or a related memory loss disorder.

Monday-Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and occasional Saturdays; sliding fee scale.

Transportation available for additional cost.

Information: 419-537-1999.

GLENDALE TERRACE

SENIOR PROGRAMS

3200 Glendale Ave.

Weekdays: Coffee from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; lunch at 11:45 a.m. for $1.75 for seniors. Call Debbie at 419-385-2900 by 12:30 p.m. the day before you plan to have lunch.

Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays: Exercise classes from 9-10 a.m.

Tuesdays: Card games at 10 a.m. For information on ceramics classes: 419-385-2585.

MARGARET HUNT

SENIOR CENTER

2121 Garden Lake Pkwy.

Fridays: Penny bingo, 12:30 p.m.

Wednesdays: Painting classes; sign up required. Mixed media, watercolor, water pencil, oil, watercolor, and acrylic

Monday, Wednesday, Fridays: Chair exercises at 9:30 a.m.

Tuesdays and Fridays: Speakers at 11 a.m. each week and at 4:30 p.m. the fourth Tuesday each month.

Other activities: Simply Lite Jazzercise and line dancing on Thursdays. Computer classes, ceramics, arthritis swim program, bridge classes offered during the week. Call for a complete schedule.

Chore, lawn services at a low cost for seniors in the area. Information: 419-385-2595.

MAYORES

SENIOR CENTER

2 Aurora Gonzales Dr.

Daily activities: Mexican Bingo, puzzles, cards, billiards, computer games, library books, TV room, walking. Office is open until 5 p.m. Tax form preparation help available in Spanish and English; call 419-242-1144 between 9 a.m. and noon for an appointment.

Feb. 9: Bingo from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Fitness at noon.

Feb. 10: Trip to Walmart leaves at 9:30 a.m.

Feb. 13: Glucose screenings at 9:30 a.m. Speaker from Broadway Tax, 10 a.m. Fitness class, noon.

Feb. 14: Fitness to the Walk A Mile tape, 9 a.m. Breakfast trip leaves at 9;30 a.m. Ballroom dance lessons at noon. Bible study at 12:30 p.m. Supper Club's "Let's Dine Out" Chinese; sign up required.

Feb. 15: Ask a Pharmacist, 8:30 a.m. Medicare Part D seminar, 10 a.m., light refreshments served. Bingo at 5 cents a card, 12:15 to 2 p.m.

Feb. 16: Bingo, 9:30 to 11 am. Fitness at noon.

Feb. 17: Dietician at 10 am. Lucas County Health Department 60 Plus, 9 a.m.

Monday and Wednesdays: Arm chair exercises at 9:30 a.m. Ceramics from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Tuesdays and Thursdays: Fitness class at 9:30 a.m.

Lunch served weekdays at 11:30 a.m. at a suggested donation of $1.75. Call 419-242-3136 the day before to sign up.

Information: 419-242-1144.

POWER WHEELCHAIRS

Power electric wheelchairs available to senior citizens age 65 and older who are unable to walk or self-propel a manual wheelchair in their home or independent living quarters and who meet additional qualifications. Also available to the permanently disabled of any age. Free to those who qualify.

Miracle on Wheels: please call 1-800-749-8778 or visit us online at www.jaspanmedical.com for details of the program.

Wishes on Wheels: Call 1-800-823-9220 or visit www.threewishes2.com for details.

Three Wishes Inc.: 1-800-839-5715, phone; 1-800-839-5716, fax.

WATERVILLE

BROWNING MASONIC

COMMUNITY

8883 Browning Dr.

Information: 419-878-4055.

SENIOR

CITIZENS GROUP

Meetings held first and third Thursday each month at 11:30 a.m. at Whitehouse Inn. 10835 Waterville. Call any group member if you need transportation.

Information: 419-878-4486.



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