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Senior Briefs

Posted: Tuesday, September 18, 2001

AARP meeting slated

The Kenai chapter of the American Association of Retired Persons invites members and interested persons to a meeting Thursday at 1 p.m. at the Kenai Senior Citizens Center. Fore more information, call Archie Phelps at 262-4572.

Forget-Me-Not Care Center

Every day: Newspaper and coffee hour from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Discussion group from 10:30 to 10:45 a.m. Word games from 10:45 to 11:30 a.m. Exercise group from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Lunch from noon to 12:30 p.m. Floor games from 12:30 to 1 p.m. Crafts from 1 to 1:30 p.m. Short story from 1:30 to 2 p.m. Snack from 2 to 2:15 p.m. Load up to go home from 2:15 to 2:30 p.m.

Today: News, animal sayings, baking day, exercise, movie day, bingo

Wednesday: News, Pictionary, exercise, Jim playing the piano, country music

Thursday: News, threesomes, craft -- foil painting, short story

Friday: News, Apostolic Assembly of Jesus Christ singers, exercise, Pictionary

Monday: News, opposites, Pictionary, exercise, craft -- potato sculptures

Kenai

Tuesday: TOPS at 9:45 a.m., bridge at 12:35 p.m., bowling at 1 p.m., table runner class at 1 p.m.

Wednesday: Exercise at 9 a.m., walking and line dancing at 10:30 a.m., Bible sharing at 11 a.m., shopping at 1 p.m., Social Security representative at Kenai City Hall from noon to 4 p.m., birthday party at noon, crochet club at 1 p.m., beginning computer class at 3 p.m. and continuing Wednesdays ($15 for the cost of the book)

Thursday: Scrabble at 9 a.m., tripoli at 12:30 p.m., shopping at 1 p.m., AARP meeting at 1 p.m., quilted table runner at 1 p.m., quilting club at 1 p.m.

Friday: Exercise at 9 a.m., photo challenge 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 and ceramics at 9 a.m., walking and line dancing at 10:30 a.m., pinochle at 12:45 p.m., beginning desktop publishing class at 2 p.m.

Nikiski

Wednesday: Hearing aid specialist 1-2 p.m., "PP" party at 7 p.m.

Thursday: Pinochle at 12:45 p.m.

Friday: Bingo after lunch

Monday: Blood pressure checks at 11:30 a.m., ceramics 1-4 p.m.

Soldotna

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

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

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

Friday: Music at 11:45 a.m.

Saturday: No-host dinner at Peninsula Steak House at 1 p.m.

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

Sterling

Wednesday: Exercise at 10 a.m., prison discussion with Cornell at 12:15 p.m., Masonic Lodge meeting at 7 p.m.

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

Friday: Exercise at 10 a.m.

Saturday: Sterling Masonic Lodge garage sale

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

Homer

Today: Bridge from 1-4 p.m., activity room, pool, TV, puzzles and guests Dick and Joy Griffin will tell stories of early living in Alaska in the Friendship Center; it's open to the public

Wednesday: Pinochle from 1-4 p.m., activity room, pool, TV, puzzles, Pat Hagan playing the piano at 1 p.m. in the Friendship Center, and Madge Flower cuts hair at 1 p.m. in the Friendship Center (residents and participants only)

Thursday: Social Security representative from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., blood pressure checks at 11:30 a.m., center closes at 2 p.m. for a staff meeting, guest Kathy Stingley on violin and sing-along at 1 p.m. in the Friendship Center

Friday: Pinochle from 1-4 p.m., activity room, pool, TV, puzzles, van ride outing around town

Monday: Pinochle from 1-4 p.m., activity room, pool, TV, puzzles, fellowship friends from Soldotna at 1 p.m. in the Friendship Center

Seward

Available everyday are books, videos, cards, games, puzzles, pool table, computers, television and exercise equipment.

Today: Social Security representative at the council chambers from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., movie at 1:30 p.m.

Wednesday: Arts and crafts, stitch and chat

Thursday: Shopping at 9 a.m., board meeting at 12:30 p.m., arts and crafts, stitch and chat

Friday: Arts and crafts, stitch and chat

Saturday: Qutekcak Sobriety Powwow 1-5 p.m. at the AVTEC gym, potluck at Elks 6-8 p.m.

Monday: AARP 55 Alive Safe Driver Class 1-5 p.m. ($10 fee), arts and crafts, stitch and chat



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