Seniors Calendar

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  • Thursday, February 28, 2008 8:44am

Shoreline

Heart Healthy Dinners for Seniors — 5 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays: Seniors &guests are invited to enjoy nutritionally balanced meals at King County Housing’s Northridge Building #1, 1530 NE 177th, Shoreline. Cost: $3 donation suggested, ages 60 +; $5.75 under age 60. Info: 206-727-6253.

Shoreline-LFP Senior Center (18560 1st Ave. NE. #1, Shoreline; 206-365-1536) offers the following events &activities:

• Lunch &Lecture Series — 12:30-1:30 p.m. Tuesdays: Sign up in advance for lunch, then stay for one of these programs in the dining room. March 25, Detoxification and Colon Care with Holistic Therapies; April 8, Self-Defense Strategies with Ryan Mooney, karate instructor.

• Spring Fashion Show — 8 a.m. Wednesday, March 26: Fundraiser at the Northgate Nordstrom store will benefit programs at the Center. Include continental breakfast, fashion show, private shopping time with a fully staffed store. Door prizes, a gift-with purchase certificate and other surprises. Tickets: $10 senior center members, $12 general public, available at the Senior Center.

• Thursday Game Play Day — ongoing weekly: 1 p.m. Bridge group meets in Exercise Room for Contract Bridge foursomes (donation: $1); 12:30 p.m. Scrabble Club meets in Craft Room, bring a board (donation: $1); 12:30 p.m., Pinochle in Bridge room (donation: $1).

• Volunteer computer teachers: Lead classes in a variety of topics on Wednesdays, running four-week sessions.

• Computer Learning Center: Intro to Computer &Windows 95/98; Beginning Microsoft Word; Internet and World Wide Web; and Personal Computer Instruction classes all start the first week of the month and meet once weekly for 4 weeks. Class session lasts 1.5 to 2 hours. Cost: $34 members, $39 non-members. Contact Bob Lohmeyer at the Senior Center to sign up.

• Special Services: Free Blood Pressure/Diabetes checks, legal consultations, a lunch program, Meals on Wheels, Purchaser Metro Bus stickers, senior rights assistance, computer classes, and a very active and varied travel desk.

• Senior Connections: Are you a senior in need of assistance in your home? Could you use help with shopping or other simple chores? Volunteers are available to help. Contact Virginia Sanborn, 206-365-4848.

• Job Connections: If you’re looking for someone to do household repairs/work or maybe you’re looking for a part-time job, volunteer Mike Speyer is available 9 a.m. to noon Fridays to register workers with the program or to provide referrals for those seeking workers. Call 206-365-1536.

Bothell

Northshore Senior Center (10201 East Riverside Drive, Bothell; 425-487-2441) offers the following events &activities:

• Yoga for Health &Relaxation — 9-10 a.m. Tuesdays: Enjoy yoga exercises that are physically healing, mentally clarifying and relaxing. Cost: $4 member/$6 nonmember, per class; wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat or towel.

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