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Senior Briefs

Posted: Tuesday, July 30, 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 Wednesday. 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: Trivia, exercise, decorate board, bingo day

Wednesday: Trivia, exercise, Pictionary, country music

Homer

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

Today: Fish and Wildlife discussion by Malanie and Lisa and bridge at 1 p.m.

Wednesday: Pat Hagan on piano, sing-along and pinochle at 1 p.m., July birthday party at 2 p.m.

Kenai

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

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

Thursday: Scrabble at 9 a.m., council on aging at 10 a.m., Tripoly at 12:30 p.m., shopping at 1 p.m.,

Soldotna

Today: Dancing at 10:30 a.m., 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.

Thursday: Art class at 10 a.m., singing at 10:30 a.m., blood pressure checks at 11 a.m., orchestra band at 12:15 p.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., birthday party at noon

Nikiski

Today: Ceramics at 1 p.m., trip to Hope, picnic lunch

Wednesday: Bingo after lunch

Sterling

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

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: Movie at 1 p.m.



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