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Senior Briefs

Posted: Tuesday, July 16, 2002

Sockeye salmon count classic 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 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.

Summer bazaar planned

The Soldotna Senior Citizens Center's summer bazaar is July 26 and 27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be a wide selection of crafts, baked goods, jams, jellies and a festive lunch menu. For more information, call 262-2322.

The Soldotna Senior Citizens Center Endowment Board of Trustees barbecue fund-raiser will be July 27 from noon to 4 p.m. There will be a barbecue with a wool spinning display, a petting zoo and entertainment.

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: Exercise, bingo, tea social, crafts

Wednesday: Exercise, country music, gardening

Thursday: Outing to the park for a picnic

Friday: Exercise, reminisce, walk in the park, crafts

Monday: Exercise, arts and crafts, balloon volleyball

Homer

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

Today: Switzerland presentation by Millie Martin and bridge at 1 p.m.

Wednesday: Pat Hagan on piano, sing-along and pinochle at 1 p.m., beauty salon at 2 p.m.

Thursday: Social Security representative at 9 a.m., poetry and music by Pam Fields and bridge at 1 p.m., staff meeting at 2 p.m. -- center closes early

Friday: Van ride, picnic and fishing at 10:30 a.m., pinochle at 1 p.m.

Monday: Fellowship and pinochle at 1 p.m., snack and trivia at 2 p.m., exercise at 2:30 p.m.

Kenai

Today: Tai chi at 9 a.m., TOPS at 9:45 a.m., bridge at 12:35 p.m., bowling and Japanese dance class at 1 p.m.

Wednesday: Exercise at 9 a.m., walking and line dancing and therapeutic massage at 10:30 a.m., birthday party at noon, shopping at 1 p.m.

Thursday: Scrabble at 9 a.m., senior center picnic at noon, 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.

Nikiski

Today: Ceramics at 1 p.m.

Wednesday: Hearing aid representative at 1 p.m., bingo after lunch

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

Friday: Garage sale

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 and Christmas crafts at 1 p.m.

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

Saturday: Field trip to Anchorage at 7:30 a.m.

Monday: Movie at 1 p.m.

Soldotna

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

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

Thursday: Art class at 10 a.m., 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.

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: Exercise at 10 a.m.

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



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