March activities and services at the Senior Center

Friday, February 25, 2011

18560 1st Ave NE, Suite 1, Shoreline, WA 98155
206-365-1536

Karaoke-BINGO March 11:
The fun and great food is catching on at the Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Senior Center the second Friday of each month. $10.00 admission includes a packet for 8 bingo games. There is a $30 payout for each regular game, and the two special games are split the pot. Cold beer and wine are sold, and there is plenty of food and soft drinks offered; ages 21 and over. Reservations are recommended, but not required. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and BINGO starts at 7:00 p.m. Seating fills up quickly, so be sure to come early.

Cooking with Chef Janice
The Chef Janice Cooking Classes are very popular. All the participants are learning more about food than they thought possible. Come and explore the world of spices, foreign lands and local produce. A class member was very excited because she learned how to make Cream Puffs last week. Classes in March will be 9th and 23rd. If there is a date change it will be posted at the Front Desk at the Senior Center. Fee: Members $5, Non-Members $7.00 sign-up at the front desk.

Special Mardi Gras meal, March 8
Chef Janice will be preparing a special New Orleans style Shrimp, Chicken and Sausage Gumbo! Red Beans and Rice, Citrus Salad.

Birthday Lunch and St. Patrick’s Day, March 17
The Shoreline Lake Forest Park Senior Center provides a free lunch for current members celebrating their birthday. Entertainment, birthday cake and prizes are part of the fun. Because it is also St. Patrick’s Day, the meal will include: Corned Beef & Cabbage, Carrots, Boiled Potatoes, Irish Soda Bread, Irish Coffee Chocolate Mousse Cake.

Dr. Seuss Birthday meal
Another outstanding opportunity to experience one of Chef Janice’s creations: Green Eggs Basil Frittata and Ham Steak, purple slaw, jell-o with fruit and cream. It will be a very colorful experience.

Heritage Meal
March 21: British Heritage Meal Come and join us for lunch at the Shoreline-LFP Senior Center and enjoy a traditional British Meal of crispy fish and chips, pea and cauliflower salad, Bubble and Squeak, bread and butter, pudding with fruit. So, do you know what Bubble and Squeak is? Maybe you should come to the Shoreline-LFP Senior Center on March 21st and find out while enjoying a delicious meal.

PROBUS Invites: (Everyone is welcome)

Tuesday, March 15, 11:00 a.m. Merrill Gardens at Northgate has invited seniors from the Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Senior Center to enjoy a complimentary, delicious homemade lunch, and get a personalized tour. You will have an opportunity to win door prizes as well as a grand prize. You won’t want to miss this trip. Enjoy the friendly atmosphere at Merrill Gardens. A shuttle will be available at the Senior Center to take 14 passengers to Merrill Gardens. You will need to call or come by the Senior Center to reserve a place whether you ride the shuttle or drive to Merrill Gardens directly. 206 365-1536.

Bone Density Testing, March 24
Bone density testing by the nurses of Northwest Hospital, will be on Thursday, March 24 from 9:00 a.m. to noon, in the Nurse’s Office at the Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Senior Center. The test is conducted on your heel and results are almost instantaneous. There is no fee for this service but you must sign up in advance at the front desk or call for an appointment. 206-365-1536

Are you interested in volunteering, and have some background in retail?
The Thrift Shop at the Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Senior Center is in need of volunteers. The Thrift Shop provides major financial support for the Senior Center, and is a very rewarding volunteer opportunity. Volunteers work a half a day, one day a week. If you are interested in finding out more about helping out in the Thrift Shop, either drop by or call the Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Senior Center for more information. 206 365-1536.

Financial Informational Series: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Thursday, March 3, IRA and Seniors: Discussion on ways to reduce your taxes and increase your income covering numerous areas of taxation important to retirees.
  • Thursday, March 10, Legal Strategies for Long Term Care: You don’t need to spend down your own money; this workshop will provide four strategies for dealing with long-term care.
  • Thursday, March 17, You May Be Retired, but Your Money Should Not: This workshop discusses conservative, “sleep at night” investment strategies to last a lifetime.
  • Sign up for all of the presentations at the front desk at the Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Senior Center.
Income Tax Assistance
Tax Assistance has already started, and is provided by AARP volunteers. The volunteers are located at the Richmond Beach King County Library, 19601 21st Ave NE, Shoreline 98177. Appointments must be made through the Senior Center: 206-365-1536. Call today to make an appointment. All appointments are scheduled on Fridays, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Please do not call the library for appointments.

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