Fran Kilfoyle is providing a sweet-faced doll with a beautiful wardrobe of clothes, hats, coats and shoes for the annual Senior Connection Inc. Doll Raffle. Tickets cost $1.00 each or a book of six tickets for $5.00. Tickets are now available and the drawing will take place during the the" Breakfast with Santa" on December 22.

Fran Kilfoyle is providing a sweet-faced doll with a beautiful wardrobe of clothes, hats, coats and shoes for the annual Senior Connection Inc. Doll Raffle. Tickets cost $1.00 each or a book of six tickets for $5.00. Tickets are now available and the drawing will take place during the the" Breakfast with Santa" on December 22.

Kenai Senior Center events

What’s happening at the Kenai Senior Center for the month of December 2014 call for 283-8211 for additional information. (All activities are held at the Kenai Senior Center unless otherwise stated):

Monday, Dec. 1 — 2:00 p.m. – Christmas Decorating Party beginning in the Fireplace Room

Thursday, Dec. 4 — 6:30 p.m. – Old Time Religion SingSpiration & our Finger Food Potluck

Friday, Dec. 5 — 11:30 am – Pearl Harbor Day Observed

Tuesday, Dec. 9 — Noon – Cook Inlet Academy Carolers

Tuesday, Dec. 9 — 3:00 p.m. – Christmas Tea & Cookie Exchange

Wednesday, Dec. 10 — 2:00 p.m. – Quick Gifts Craft Class

Saturday, Dec. 13 — 10:30 a.m. – Day Trip to Homer $20 includes transportation and tickets to the Nutcracker. We will also be enjoying a No-Host lunch at Land’s End. (Bring your own road snacks)

Monday, Dec. 15 — 9 a.m.-3 p.m. – AARP Safe Driving Class $15 for AARP Members all others $20

Tuesday, Dec. 16 — 11:30 a.m. – Chocolate Covered Anything Day

Tuesday, Dec. 16 — 1:00 p.m. – Kenai Peninsula Caregiver’s Group

Wednesday, Dec. 17 — 11:30 am – Birthday Lunch

Thursday, Dec. 18 — Noon – Riverside Harmony Christmas Concert

Thursday, Dec. 18 — 6:30 p.m. – Christmas Light Tour & a Cup of Cheer

Friday, Dec. 19 — 11:30 a.m. – KSC Christmas Party *My Sweater SCREAMS Christmas Louder than Yours Contest *Eskimo Bingo (everyone receives a gift) *Split the Pot *and much more!

Monday, Dec. 22 — 8-10:00 a.m. – Breakfast with Santa bring your grandchildren and their wish lists!

Wednesday, Dec. 25 — No regular Scheduled activities

Wednesday, Dec. 25 — Christmas Day Potluck

Conversational Spanish: Mondays — 1-1:30 p.m. Beginning Spanish / 1:30-2 p.m. Audio Spanish / 2-2:30 p.m. Instructional Spanish

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)

Tai-Chi: Tuesday / Thursday — 10 a.m.

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

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

Knitting — 1 p.m. Fridays

Mondays & Fridays at 12:30 p.m. — Pinochle

Tuesdays at 12:35 p.m. — Bridge

Wednesdays at 1 p.m. — Dominos

Thursdays at 12:30 p.m. — Tripoly

Wednesday, Dec. 3 & 17 — Social Security virtual office: 9 a.m.-noon (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, Dec. 11 at 4:30 p.m.

Kenai Senior Connection Board Meeting — Friday, December 12 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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