Kenai Senior Center December Activities

Dec. 1, 6:00p — Mark & Miaya’s Christmas Choncer

Dec. 6, 1:00p — Stamping Class with Kimberly & Donna; 3:00p — Christmas Tea & Cookie Exchange

Dec. 7, noon — Riverside Harmony Christmas Concert

Dec. 8, noon — Joyful Sounds Children’s Choir Christmas Concert

Dec. 10, 10:30a-7:00p — Day Trip to Homer ~ Nutcracker Ballet and Lunch

Dec. 14, Noon — United Way Presentation

Dec. 16, 11:30a — Christmas Party! “My Sweater Screams Christmas Louder than Yours Does Contest” / White Elephant Gift Exchange / Santa and Oh SOHOHO much more!

Dec. 19, Noon — Kenai Senior Center Choir Concert

Dec. 20, 6:00p — Christmas Light Tour & a stop at Rachael’s for a Cup of Cheer

Dec. 21, 11:30 am — Birthday Lunch

Dec. 23, 8:30-10:00a — Breakfast with Santa ~ everyone welcome!

Dec. 26, All Day — Kenai Senior Center closed for Christmas Holiday

Dec. 30 , 10:30a-12:30p — New Year’s Eve Talent Show and Breakfast Buffett. Call the Center to sign up to share your talent- 283-4153

Jan. 2, All Day — Center closed for New Year Holiday


9:00-11:00 a.m. — Blood Pressure Checks

9:00-10:00 a.m. — Video Exercise with Richard Simmons and Ellen Cramer

10:00-11:00 a.m. — Growing Strong Strength Training Class designed to decrease bone loss

10:30-11:30 a.m. — Dog Therapy

11:00-11:30 a.m. — Bell Choir Practice

12:30 p.m. — Pinochle

1:00 p.m. — Choir Practice

1:00 p.m. — Beading


9:30-10:30 a.m. — Guitar Class with Gerald (bring your guitar)

9:00-11:00 a.m. — T.O.P.S Take Off Pounds Sensibly

10:00-11:00 a.m. — Tai-Chi

12:30-1:00 p.m. — BINGO (play for prizes not cash)

12:35 p.m. — Bridge

1:00 p.m. — Joker

1st and 3rd Wednesdays, 9:00 a.m.-noon — Social Security: The Kenai Senior Center is the venue to talk to the Anchorage Social Security Office. First come first serve sign in sheet. No age limit or cost.


9:00-11:00 a.m. — Blood Pressure Checks

9:00-10:00 a.m. — Video Exercise with Richard Simmons and Ellen Cramer

10:00-11:00 a.m. — Growing Strong Strength Training Class designed to decrease bone loss

1:00-2:00 p.m. — Writers Group

1:00-3:00 p.m. — Crafty Crafter

1:00 p.m. — Dominos


10:00-11:00 a.m. — Tai-Chi

12:30 p.m. — Hand & Foot

1:00 p.m. — Craft Painting with Willie

5:00-9:30 p.m. — Bridge

6:00-9:30 p.m. — Cribbage

6:00-9:30 p.m. — Fastrack

6:00-9:30 p.m. — Hand & Foot

6:30-9:30 p.m. — Bluegrass Jam Session, except first Thursday (Bring a finger food to share.)


9:00-10:00 a.m. — Video Exercise with Richard Simmons and Ellen Cramer

10:00-11:00 a.m. — Growing Strong Strength Training Class designed to decrease bone loss

10:00-11:30 a.m. — Quilting Group

1:00 p.m. — Pinochle

Community Meals are served Monday-Friday from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (unless otherwise noted) for a $6 suggested donation for individuals 60-plus years. Our mission, is to serve as a community focal point for senior services where elders may come together to engage in opportunities with dignity and personal growth. Please call (907-283-4156) or stop by (361 Senior Court, Kenai Alaska) anytime during our regular operating hours; 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Thursday evenings we’re open until 9:30 p.m.).

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