April at the Senior Center - events, classes, activities

Thursday, March 31, 2011

18560 1st Ave NE, Suite 1, Shoreline, WA 98155
April 2011

Karaoke-BINGO April 8th:
ave you been thinking about giving Karaoke a try? Well at the Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Senior Center we have paired Karaoke and BINGO together to provide a night of fun. The evening begins with a couple of Karaoke songs and then a couple of BINGO games. There is fun and great food for only a $10.00 admission which includes a packet for 8 bingo games. Cold beer and wine are sold, and there is plenty of food and soft drinks offered; ages 21 and over. Call to make reservations. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and BINGO starts at 7:00 p.m.

Watercolor Class: A new six week session begins Monday, April 4 to May 16.
Chrystine Westphal is an experienced teacher who can help create watercolor artists from the beginner to the experienced painter. This is a fee based class. Pre-register at the Senior Center or call 206 365-1536 for more information. A supply list is provided for your convenience.

Evening Class: Hawaiian Hula:
Mondays, 6:00-7:00 p.m. People of all ages will benefit from this class that will broaden cultural horizons, help with grace, coordination flexibility and stamina. Fees are $8.00 for center members; $10 for non-members.

Cooking with Chef Janice
The Chef Janice Cooking Classes are very popular. In March class participants learned about new and exciting ways to prepare side dishes instead of a bowl of carrots, prepare a carrot soufflé, or stuffed mushrooms. In April you might be learning how to make different breads like Irish Soda bread or wheat bread. Would you like to learn how to make your own chocolate or sweets for Easter? Classes in April will be 6th and 20th. Fee: Members $5, Non-Members $7.00 sign-up at the front desk.

April 11, French Heritage Meal 
Come and join us for lunch at the Shoreline-LFP Senior Center and enjoy a traditional French Meal of Coq Au Vin (lit. 'rooster with wine'): a French braise chicken cooked with wine, mushrooms, and garlic; Lyonnais Potatoes, Broccoli de Provence, Nicoise Salad, Brioche, Crème Puffs. Come and enjoy a little taste of France! Cost for participants 60 yrs and older is a suggested donation of $3.00, and under 60 yrs old the cost of the meal is $6.00.

Birthday Lunch, April 21st
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. The meal will include: Spanish Style Roast Beef/with gravy, baked potato with toppings, dill carrots, salad with dressing, espresso crème coffee, and birthday cake.

PROBUS Invites, April 12th “Time Management” (Everyone is welcome)
What happened to all the “free time” I was supposed to have when I retired? Did you retire with a list of things you meant to do… but somehow you can’t find the time to do them? Are you interested in managing your time better, now that your time is your own? You’ll leave this one hour talk with specific tool for prioritizing and fitting things in, even when you don’t have a lot of spare time or energy. Guest speaker Susan Lee-Pullen specializes in helping people find time for their creativity.

This is your final opportunity for Income Tax Assistance
Tax Assistance is winding down and will only be available until Friday April 15th. 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.

Volunteer opportunities!

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.

Birthday Lunch volunteers needed
Birthday lunches are on the 3rd Thursday of each month. We celebrate the birthdays of all current members and their guests in addition to our regular lunch group. The numbers for the lunches can get large (125 in January). Since part of the celebration is to be served, we could really use more people to help us between 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; serving milk, salads, the entrée, dessert. To volunteer, call Jon Ann on Thursdays or Fridays: 206 365-1536

Special Kitchen volunteers needed
Our chef needs more help in the kitchen, preferably with someone who has experience working in a larger kitchen and a fast pace environment. Must have a current food handler’s permit or be willing to get one. The available times are during the day, one or more days a week, to help get lunch prepared and served to the participants. There could be times when there is help needed with the new Kitchen Corner Catering business which offers several catering option and provides funds to support the Senior Center. 

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