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Senior Briefs

Posted: Tuesday, June 25, 2002

Area senior picnic Wednesday

Area senior centers will have a picnic at noon Wednesday at Soldotna Creek Park in Soldotna. Members of senior citizens centers from Kenai, Soldotna, Sterling, Nikiski, Seward and Homer will attend. Regular lunches will not be served at most of these centers Wednesday, due to the picnic.

Trash and Treasure sale taking reservations

The Sterling Senior Center's Trash and Treasure sale will be Wednesday 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 underway

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, word search, short story, bingo

Wednesday: News, trivia, area senior picnic at Soldotna Creek Park

Thursday: News, skin care, exercise, social hour

Friday: News, Apostolic Assembly of Jesus Christ singers, sentimental journey game

Homer

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

Today: Melanie and Lisa from Fish and Wildlife and bridge at 1 p.m., beauty salon at 2 p.m.

Wednesday: Board meeting at 10 a.m., exercise at 10:30 a.m., area senior picnic at noon at Soldotna Creek Park, Pat Hagan piano playing and sing-a-long and pinochle at 1 p.m.,

Thursday: Senior van shopping trip at 9 a.m., celebrate June birthdays and bridge at 1 p.m.

Friday: Van ride to Anchor River and pinochle at 1 p.m.

Saturday: Garage sale at 9 a.m.

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., area senior picnic at noon at Soldotna Creek Park, shopping, quilting and Japanese dance class at 1 p.m.

Thursday: Scrabble at 9 a.m., senior connection meeting at 10 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.

Saturday: Leitha Smith's potluck at noon

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: Road trip to Bishop Creek Studios at 7 p.m.

Wednesday: Area senior picnic at Soldotna Creek Park

Thursday: Pinochle at 12:45 p.m.

Seward

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

Today: Card games at 10 a.m., quilting at 1 p.m.

Wednesday: Area senior picnic at Soldotna Creek Park from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. with free transportation

Thursday: Card games at 10 a.m., 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: AARP and National Retired Teacher's Association meeting at 9 a.m., movie at 1 p.m.

Soldotna

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

Wednesday: Area senior picnic at noon at Soldotna Creek Park

Thursday: Art class at 10 a.m., singing at 10:30 a.m., blood pressure checks at 11 a.m., 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., blood pressure checks at 11:30 a.m., area senior picnic at noon at Soldotna Creek Park

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

Friday: Exercise and housing committee meeting at 10 a.m.



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