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Senior Briefs

Posted: Tuesday, June 18, 2002

Trash and Treasure sale this week

The Sterling Senior Citizens Center's Trash and Treasure sale will be Friday and June 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 under way

The Sterling Senior Citizens Center presents its sixth annual Kenai River Sockeye Salmon Count Classic. Guess the number of sockeye salmon that cross the Alaska 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, exercise group, bingo

Wednesday: News, trivia plus, Jim playing piano, country music

Thursday: News, baking for fun, trivia, ping pong

Friday: News, summer trivia, exercise, summer bingo

Monday: News, yoga, fish stories, slide show

Kenai

Today: Tai chi at 9 a.m., TOPS at 9:45 a.m., therapeutic massage at 10:30 a.m., bridge at 12:35 p.m., bowling at 1 p.m.

Wednesday: Exercise at 9 a.m., walking and line dancing at 10:30 a.m., Social Security representative at city hall and birthday party with karaoke at noon, shopping, quilting, crochet club and Japanese dance class at 1 p.m.

Thursday: Scrabble at 9 a.m., Russian River hike at 9:30 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.

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., stained glass visit at 1 p.m.

Nikiski

Today: Ceramics, road trip to Alpaca farm

Wednesday: Bingo at 10:45 a.m., hearing aid representative at 1 p.m.

Thursday: Pinochle at 12:45 p.m.

Monday: Pinochle

Seward

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

Today: Social Security representative at city hall at 9 a.m., card games at 10 a.m., quilting at 1 p.m.

Wednesday: Card games at 10 a.m., jewelry making at 1 p.m.

Thursday: Card games at 10 a.m., board meeting, shopping and Christmas crafts at 1 p.m.

Friday: Card games at 10 a.m., pillows, dolls and apron making at 1 p.m.

Monday: Movie at 1 p.m.

Soldotna

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

Wednesday: Cards at 10 a.m., name-that-song and musical sing-along at 12:15 p.m., shopping at 1 p.m.

Thursday: Art class at 10 a.m., singing at 10:30 a.m., blood pressure checks at 11 a.m., AARP, shopping, cards and games at 1 p.m.

Friday: Music at 11:45 a.m.

Monday: Art class at 10 a.m., Bible study at 10:30 a.m., piano music at 11:45 a.m.

Sterling

Wednesday: Exercise at 10 a.m., Masonic Lodge at 7 p.m.

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

Friday: Trash and Treasure sale and Elderberry Cafe open at 10 a.m.

Monday: Exercise at 10 a.m., Jim Tennant playing piano at 11:30 a.m.

Homer

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

Today: Cathy Stingly playing the fiddle, birdhouse making and bridge at 1 p.m.

Wednesday: Exercise at 10:30 a.m., Pat Hagan piano playing and sing-a-long and pinochle at 1 p.m., beauty salon at 2 p.m.

Thursday: Social Security representative at 9 a.m., music and poetry by Pam Fields and bridge at 1 p.m., Friendship Center closes at 2 p.m.

Friday: Ann and friend and pinochle at 1 p.m., exercise at 2:30 p.m.

Monday: Exercise at 10:30 a.m., fellowship and pinochle at 1 p.m.



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