Kenai Senior Center events

What’s happening at the Kenai Senior Center for the month of May 2015 call for 283-8211 for additional information. (All activities are held at the Kenai Senior Center unless otherwise stated):

■ Tuesday, May 5-11:30 a.m. – Cinco de Mayo

■ Wednesday, May 6-4:30 p.m. – No-Host Dinner to Playa Azul ($1 Van Ride)

■ Thursday, May 6-SingSpiration – 6:00 p.m. Join us in singing those “Old Time Religion” hymns right out of the hymnal. Bring a finger food to share.

■ Friday, May 8 – 11:30 a.m. – Mother’s Day Luncheon

■ Thursday, May 14, 21, and 28-6:30-9:30 p.m. – Bluegrass Jam Session – All levels welcome and observers encouraged

■ Tuesday, May 12– 9:30 a.m. – Day Trip to Cooper Landing Senior Center ($8 van ride) Call to reserve your seat.

■ Thursday, May 14-1:00 p.m. – Welcome to Medicare presentation, facilitated by Kathy

■ Friday, May 15-2:30 p.m. – Rain or Shine – If it’s nice outside we’ll build a fire and make s’mores; if it’s raining our we’ll pop popcorn and watch a movie

■ Saturday, May 16-10:00 a.m. – Meet us at the Center for coffee and doughnuts. Then we’ll head out and work our way over to the community BBQ at the Green Strip.

■ Tuesday, May 19-1:00 p.m. – Mystery Drive ($5)

■ Tuesday, May 19-1:00 p.m. – Kenai Peninsula Family Caregiver’s Support Meeting

■ Wednesday, May 20-11:30 a.m. – Birthday Lunch If you are 60 or over and your birthday is in May, we’ll buy you lunch today.

■ Wednesday, May 20-11:00 a.m. Peninsula Community Health Services will have an information booth.

■ Friday, May 22-11:00 a.m. Memorial Day Flag Ceremony – meet around the flag pole.

■ Monday, May 25-Kenai Senior Center will be closed in honor of Memorial Day

■ Wednesday, May 27-10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Senior Health & Fitness Day Open House. Join us and sample what a day at the Kenai Senior Center might be like.

■ Wednesday, May 27 – All regular activities are suspended for the day. We will have samples of most of our activities in honor of our open house. Lunch will be served as scheduled.

■ Spanish: Mondays-10:30 a.m. and 1-1:30 p.m. Spanish

■ Guitar Class: Tuesdays-9:30 a.m. facilitated by Gerald Miller

■ Writers Group-Wednesdays at 1:00 p.m. – Solarium, facilitated by Virginia Walters

■ Nordic Pole Walking (outside)-Monday/Wednesday/Friday at 2:30 p.m. Meet in the Dining Room

■ General Exercise: Monday / Wednesday / Friday at 9:00 a.m.

■ Growing Strong Strength Training Class: Monday / Wednesday / Friday at 10:00 a.m.

■ Line Dancing: Monday / Thursday at 10:00 a.m. – at the Kenai Recreation Center

■ Tai-Chi: Tuesday / Thursday at 10:00 a.m.

■ Zumba Gold: Tuesday / Thursday at 2:00 p.m.-donation suggested

■ Walter Walking at Nikiski Pool: Tuesdays & Thursdays ($3 van ride) 7:30-9:30 a.m.

■ Beading-1:00 p.m. Mondays

■ Knitting-1:00 p.m. Fridays

■ Quilting Group-10:30 a.m. Fridays

■ Mondays & Fridays at 12:30 p.m.-Pinochle

■ Mondays at 1:00 p.m.-SkipBo

■ Tuesdays at 12:35 p.m.-Bridge

■ Wednesdays at 1 p.m.-Dominos

■ Thursdays at 12:30 p.m.-Tripoly

■ Wednesday, May 6 and 20 -9:00 a.m.-Noon Social Security virtual office (The Kenai Senior is the venue to talk to the Anchorage Social Security Office. 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.)

■ Council on Aging-Thursday, May 14 at 4:30 p.m.

■ Kenai Senior Connection Board Meeting-Friday, May 29 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-plus 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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