Senior Briefs

Posted: Tuesday, May 28, 2002

Trash and Treasure sale taking reservations

The Sterling Senior Center's Trash and Treasure sale will be June 21 and 26 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tables can be reserved for $15 and parking lot space can be reserved for $10. Call 262-6808 to reserve a spot.

Sockeye salmon count classic under way

The Sterling Senior Center presents its sixth annual Kenai River Sockeye Salmon Count Classic. Guess the number of sockeye salmon that cross the Department of Fish and Game's fish counter as of noon Aug. 7. Half the money from tickets will be given out in prizes. The closest guess receives 75 percent of the pot, the second closest gets 15 percent and the third closest gets 10 percent. Tickets are $2. The deadline for entries is July 31. Prizes will be awarded Aug. 24. Call 262-6808 for more information.

Forget-Me-Not Care Center

Every day: Newspaper and discussion group from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Brain challenge games from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Exercise group from 11:30 to noon. Lunch from noon to 12:30 p.m. Floor games from 12:30 to 1 p.m. Art activities from 1 to 1:30 p.m. Short stories or film clips from 1:30 to 2:15 p.m. Depart at 2:30 p.m.

Today: News, crossword puzzle, slide show

Wednesday: News, trivia, country music

Thursday: News, trivia, exercise, horseshoes

Friday: News, Apostolic Assembly of Jesus Christ singers, exercise, arts and crafts

Homer

Every day: Current events, sharing, walking, table games, activity room, pool, TV, puzzles

Today: Fish and wildlife presentation by Melanie and volunteers and bridge at 1 p.m., ceramics

Wednesday: Pat Hagan plays piano, sing-along and pinochle at 1 p.m., celebrate may birthdays at 2 p.m.

Thursday: Painting birdhouses and bridge at 1 p.m., exercise at 2:30 p.m.

Friday: Beryl Myhill piano playing at noon, van ride to the Anchor River and pinochle at 1 p.m.

Monday: Pinochle at 1 p.m.

Kenai

Today: TOPS at 9:45 a.m., bridge at 12:35 p.m., greenhouse trip and bowling at 1 p.m.

Wednesday: Exercise at 9 a.m., inspirational talk and walking and line dancing at 10:30 a.m., Bible sharing at 11 a.m., shopping and quilting at 1 p.m.

Thursday: Scrabble at 9 a.m., Tripoly at 12:30 p.m., shopping at 1 p.m.

Friday: Exercise at 9 a.m., walking and line dancing at 10:30 a.m., pinochle at 12:45 p.m., bowling at 1 p.m., Eagles no host dinner at 6 p.m.

Monday: Exercise at 9 a.m., walking and line dancing at 10:30 a.m., ceramics at 12:30 p.m., pinochle at 12:45 p.m.

Nikiski

Today: Ceramics, Lions at 7 p.m.

Wednesday: Memorial garden meeting at 11 a.m., shopping in Soldotna at 1 p.m.

Thursday: Pinochle at 12:45 p.m., garage sale

Friday: Garage sale

Ninilchik

Wednesday: Swimming at 9 a.m.

Thursday: Computer class at 11:15 a.m.

Friday: Swimming at 9 a.m.

Monday: Quilting at 6 p.m., swimming at 9 a.m.

Seward

Every day: Books, videos, cards, games, puzzles, pool table, computers, television and exercise equipment.

Today: Card games at 10 a.m., arts and crafts and 1 p.m.

Wednesday: Card games at 10 a.m., arts and crafts at 1 p.m.

Thursday: Card games at 10 a.m., shopping and arts and crafts at 1 p.m.

Friday: Field trip to Nikiski for lunch at the senior center and shopping in Soldotna at 7:30 a.m., card games at 10 a.m., arts and crafts at 1 p.m.

Monday: Movie at 1 p.m.

Soldotna

Today: Dancing at 10:30 a.m., cards, board games at 1 p.m.

Wednesday: Cards at 10 a.m., name-that-song and musical sing-along at 12:15 p.m.

Thursday: Singing at 10:30 a.m., blood pressure checks at 11 a.m., shopping, cards and games at 1 p.m.

Friday: Music at 11:45 a.m.

Sterling

Today: Bingo at 7 p.m.

Wednesday: Exercise at 10 a.m., national senior health and fitness day

Thursday: Crafts at 10 a.m., wedding reception at 3 p.m., cards at 6 p.m.

Friday: Exercise and housing committee meeting at 10 a.m., quilting at 1 p.m.



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