Kenai Senior Center Activities

What’s happening at the Kenai Senior Center for the month of February 2014 (all activities are held at the Kenai Senior Center unless otherwise stated):

■ March 5 — Beginning Sign Language, 3 p.m.

■ March 6 — Unocal Retires Lunch, 11:30 a.m.

■ March 11 — Health Class with Nurse Coleene, Solving Sleep Difficulties, 1 p.m.

■ March 13 — MS Support Group, 1 p.m.

■ March 13 — Blue Grass Kickoff, 6:30 p.m.

■ March 17 — Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon, noon – 2 p.m.

■ March 19 — Birthday Lunch

■ March 24 — No Host Dinner to Pizza Hut, 5 p.m.

■ March 25 — Celebrating National Puppy Day with puppies from the Kenai Shelter, 10:45 am

■ March 27 — Remembering the 1964 Earthquake, 12 p.m.

■ March 27 — Movie Time , Far & Away

■ General Exercise: Monday / Wednesday / Friday — 9 a.m.

■ Growing Strong Strength Training Class: Monday / Wednesday / Friday — 10 a.m.

■ Line Dancing: Monday / Thursday — 10 a.m. at the Kenai Recreation Center (Please stop by the KSC to sign up for Beginning Line Dancing)

■ Spanish Class, Monday’s — 1 p.m. —donation suggested

■ Tai-Chi: Tuesday / Thursday — 10 a.m.

■ Zumba Gold: Tuesday / Thursday — 2 p.m. — donation suggested

■ Sign Language Class: Wednesdays at 3 p.m.

■ Knitting — 1 p.m. Fridays

■ Allin1 Craft Time — March 4th – Unique Craft Class, 1 p.m., $3

■ Wednesday, March 5 and19 — Social Security virtual office: 9 a.m.-noon (The Kenai Senior is the venue to talk to the Anchorage Social Security Office via video conferencing. This is a first come first serve service. A signup sheet will be available when you arrive at the KSC. No appointments and no age limits)

■ Kenai Senior Connection Board Meeting — Friday, March 28 at 9:30 a.m.

Community Meals are served Monday – Friday from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Our mission at the Kenai Senior Center is to serve as a community focal point for senior services where adults 60+ come together to engage in opportunities for dignity and personal growth. Please call (907-283-4156) or stop by our facility (361 Senior Court, Kenai AK 99611) anytime during regular operating hours (8 a.m.-4 p.m.) – Monday – Friday.

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