October activities at the Senior Center

Thursday, September 30, 2010

The Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Senior Center is located at 18560 1st Ave NE, 
Suite 1, Shoreline 98155, 206-365-1536.

Karaoke/BINGO, October 8 
Come join the fun at the Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Senior Center on October 8. Be a winner! There is a $30 payout for regular games, but Special Games are a split the pot. Enjoy some nachos or tarts, plenty of cold beer, wine and soft drinks to quench your thirst. There is something for everyone to enjoy; ages 21 or over. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and for only $10.00 (cash only) you will receive a packet of 8 BINGO games to play. Special games sold for $2.00 each. Our new Karaoke vendor is great fun! Reservations are recommended but not required. Seating fills up quickly, so be sure to come early: the first game starts at 7:10 p.m.

Birthday Lunch on October 14th 
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 Birthday Lunch meal will be: Italian Pot Roast, Roasted Potatoes 2/Red Onion and herbs, String Bean Medley, Focaocca bread, Mixed Melon Salad and of course Birthday Cake!

Heritage Meal
The special Heritage Meal on October 18th will be German Style Meatballs, served with Egg Noodles, Hot Potato Salad w/Bacon, Sweet and Sour Vegetable, and Apple Strudel. We will have special entertainment for this luncheon. Lunch starts at 11:45 but be sure to come early to make sure you have a place to sit, this will be a very popular meal.

Special Spooky Halloween Lunch will be held on Thursday Oct. 28th
Come and enjoy lunch with all your “spooky” friends. Everyone is encouraged to wear a costume. A prize for a free lunch ticket to the next Heritage meal will be given for the best costume. You will get to enjoy: Cauldron Coffee, Swamp Soup, Spooky Spaghetti with Eyeballs, Graveyard Grass, Tombstones, and Headless Pumpkin Pie! A MEAL NOT TO BE MISSED! The entertainment will be provided by our very “scary” Senior Singers, singing your favorite Halloween songs.

Special Digital Photo Class, Wednesday, October 6th 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Photography Specialist, Herb Johnson, from the Mountaineers, will give a presentation on using your camera creatively. He will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of point and shoot and digital SLR cameras. The session will include image presentations with camera demonstrations of lens and camera controls. The session will finish off with recommendations for documenting your vacation or photographic field trip, including which equipment to bring along as well as ideas to make sure your images will stand out. Call or drop by the Senior Center to sign up for this class.

PROBUS Invites (Everyone is welcome) Tuesday, October 19th from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
How’s your memory doing? Do you think that your memory is playing tricks with you or that it could use a tune-up? Then join Scott Theisen, MSW, MPH, for this fun and informative session about memory. In addition to learning about normal changes in our memories, he will also share tricks and techniques that improve our memories and make for better thoughts about ourselves.

Beat the Bug Flu Vaccination Clinic
Flu shots will be provided at the Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Senior Center on Monday, Oct 4th and Wednesday, Oct 13th from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. This season’s vaccine will be administered in one shot and will protect against the H1N1 virus and two other seasonal flu viruses. To help us prepare for the upcoming flu season, Swedish Visiting Nurse Services (SVNA) will be offering this flu vaccination clinic.

Fee Schedule:
  • Influenza Vaccination $28
  • Pneumonia Vaccination $60
  • Medicare Part B None
  • Other Major Insurance accepted: Regence, Secure Horizons, Aetna, Premera, Pacific Care (through Secure Horizons) AARP.

Holiday Bazaar, Nov 5th and 6th 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days

The very popular Senior Center Holiday Bazaar with over 20 Arts and Crafts vendors, a Bake Sale, Rummage Sale, and Silent Auction will be held. Lunch is served both days. There will be a free door prize opportunity for $250 just for attending the Bazaar and filling out a raffle ticket. One ticket per participant. The winning ticket for the cash prize and the beautiful Holiday Bazaar quilt will be picked on Saturday at the end of the bazaar.

If you are interested in helping out, the Center still needs donations for the Rummage Sale, baked items for the Bake Sale, and items for the Silent Auction. If you know any businesses or organizations that would be willing to offer an item for the Silent Auction, please let Judy or Jon Ann know. (206 365-1536) All of the proceeds go directly to support of the Senior Center.

Dental Care:
The Center is offering dental hygiene services through All Smile Dental Hygiene Services. This is a fee based service with appointments open for the 1st Friday of each month. No medical coupons or sliding scale as rates are lower than most dentists. Appointments will be taken at the Center’s Reception Desk or call 206 365-1536.

Computer Bank Charity
This organization places refurbished computers with people who have a low income. To apply write a brief letter explaining why you can’t afford a new computer and send it to: CBC, PO Box 55441, Seattle, WA 98155 or send an e-mail to compbank@hotmail.com. Include your mailing address and phone number.

The three new evening dance classes at the Senior Center have gotten off to a good start:

Hawaiian Hula: Mondays, 6:00-700 P.M.
Travel to the islands through dance which you learn the art of Hawaiian Hula. Women and men of all ages will feel the benefits as this social art form introduces dancers to new friends, broadens their cultural horizons and helps develop their coordination, grace, flexibility and stamina. Learn the motions and steps of a descriptive dance and some Hawaiian vocabulary. Fee: $8 for members, $10 for non-members

Zumba Gold: Tuesdays, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Zumba Gold is based on the popular Latin dance workout of regular Zumba without all the jumping and twisting, more of a low-impact “Ditch the Workout, Join the party” concept. Simple dance routines will be done that will use samba, meringue, salsa, chacha, tango and even some Flamenco. Lots of fun, coordination and a good cardiovascular workout. Wear flexible, yet supportive shoes, (no rubber soles) and loose, comfortable clothing. Fee $10 per class or a ticket for 6 classes for $50. Minimum number of students 6.

Belly Dancing Basics: Wednesdays, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Exercise to the art of Belly Dance, learning the grace and fluid movements to help tone, strengthen muscles, improve flexibility and balance; gentle on the body. Wear comfortable dance or exercise clothing. Fee: $7.00 for members, $9.00 for non-members


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