Kenai Senior Center activities

What’s happening at the Kenai Senior Center for the month of September 2013 (all activities are held at the Kenai Senior Center unless otherwise stated):


■ September 4th-5th — Road Trip to Talkeetna & Train Ride to Hurricane Gulch (sold out)

■ September 13th — KCHS Football, leaving KSC at 5:30 p.m. returning anytime after halftime ($3)

■ September 16th — Caregiver’s Class “Stopping a Stroke: Limiting the Damage Done” at 1 p.m.

■ September 17th — No-Host Dinner at PJ’s (Kenai Airport) ($3 van ride) Leaving KSC at 5 p.m.

■ September 18th — Birthday Luncheon, 11:30 a.m. ($6)

■ Wednesday, September 25th — The KSC Pet Parade at 10:30a (Call KSC to inquire about entering your pet.)

■ Thursday, September 19th — Movie Time “The Pirate” a 1948 film starring Judy Garland & Gene Kelly ($1) at 3 p.m.

■ Upcoming Trips:

— October 11th — Day Trip to the Oktoberfest in Girdwood, Leave KSC at 2 p.m. , $12 van ride, return around 8 p.m. , No-Host Dinner, Must RSVP and prepay at KSC.

■ General Exercise: Monday / Wednesday / Friday — 9 a.m.

■ Growing Strong Strength Training Class: Monday / Wednesday / Friday — 10 a.m.

■ Line Dancing: Monday / Thursday — 10 a.m. - at the Kenai Recreation Center (Please stop by the KSC to sign up for Beginning Line Dancing)

■ Spanish Class, Monday’s at 1p; facilitated by Lateshia Tsosi

■ Tai-Chi: Tuesday / Thursday — 10 a.m.

■ Zumba Gold: Tuesday / Thursday — 2 p.m. — donation suggested

■ Stretch, Bend & Breath: Tuesday/Thursday — 6 p.m. — donations suggested

■ Massage Therapy — Wednesdays (by appointment only) — $40 a session — sign up at KSC

■ Tuesday Classes: 3rd – Kumihimo ($3) (Japanese Braiding) / 10th - Health Class with Nurse Coleene / 17th Medicare Class “Changes to Medicare & the new Health Care Law with Kathy / 27th - TBA

■ Open Quilting — 1 p.m. Tuesdays

■ Knitting — 1 p.m. Fridays

■ September 4th & 18th — Social Security virtual office: 9 a.m. -Noon (The Kenai Senior is the venue to talk to the Anchorage Social Security Office via video conferencing. This is a first come first serve service. A signup sheet will be available when you arrive at the KSC. No appointments and no age limits)

■ Bluegrass —September 12th, 19th & 26th — 6:30-10 p.m. — Toe-tappin’ fun for the whole family!

■ Council on Aging — September 12th

■ Kenai Senior Connection Board Meeting — September 20th

Congregate Meals are served Monday – Friday from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Our mission at the Kenai Senior Center is to serve as a community focal point for senior services where adults 60-plus come together to engage in opportunities for dignity and personal growth. Please call (907-283-4156) or stop by our facility (361 Senior Court, Kenai AK 99611) anytime during regular operating hours – Monday – Friday.


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