Special activities Kenai Senior Center

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

Special Activities:

• Wednesday, April 1 ~ 10:30 a.m. – Easter Egg Coloring for Home Delivered Meals

• Wednesday, April 1 ~ 11:30 am – April Fools Day

• Thursday, April 2 ~ SingSpiration – 6:00 pm Join us in singing those “Old Time Religion” hymns right out of the hymnal. Bring a finger food to share.

• Wednesday, April 8 – 11:30 am – Draw a Bird Day

• Thursday, April 9, 16, 23 and 30 ~ 6:30-9:30 pm – Bluegrass Jam Session – All levels welcome and observers encouraged

• Friday, April 10 – 2:00 pm – Rain or Shine, If it’s raining we’ll pop popcorn and watch a movie. If it’s shinning we’ll start a fire and make s’mores.

• Monday, April 13 ~ 11:30 am – Scrabble Day

• Monday, April 13 ~ 1:00 pm – Sewing Machine Orientation with Gwen from Kenai Fabric

• Wednesday, April 15 ~ 11:30 am – Birthday Lunch

• Monday, April 20 ~ 4:30 pm – No-Host Dinner to Paradisos

• Wednesday, April 22 ~ 11:30 pm – Jelly Bean Day

• Monday, April 27 ~ 1:00 pm – Mystery Drive ($5 fee)

Body / Mind / Soul:

• Spanish: Mondays ~ 10:30a and 1-1:30p Spanish

• Guitar Class: Tuesdays ~ 9:30 am facilitated by Gerald Miller

• Writers Group ~ Wednesdays @ 1:00 pm – Solarium, facilitated by Virginia Walters

• Nordic Pole Walking ~ Monday/Wednesday/Friday @ 8:00 am, Meet at the Kenai Rec. Center

• General Exercise: Monday / Wednesday / Friday @ 9:00 am

• Growing Strong Strength Training Class: Monday / Wednesday / Friday @ 10:00 am

• Line Dancing: Monday / Thursday @ 10:00 am – at the Kenai Recreation Center

• Tai-Chi: Tuesday / Thursday @ 10:00 am

• Zumba Gold: Tuesday / Thursday @ 2:00 pm ~ donation suggested

• Walter Walking @ Nikiski Pool: Tuesdays & Thursdays ($3 van ride) 7:30a-9:30a

Arts / Crafts Opportunities:

• Beading ~ 1:oo pm Mondays

• Knitting ~ 1:00 pm Fridays

• Quilting Group ~ 10:30 am Fridays

Game Schedule:

• Mondays & Fridays @ 12:30p ~ Pinochle

• Mondays – 1:00 ~ SkipBo

• Tuesdays – 12:35p ~ Bridge

• Wednesdays – 1p ~ Dominoes

• Thursdays -12:30p ~ Tripoly

Other:

• Wednesday, April 1 & 15 ~ 9:00 am-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 ~ no meeting in April

• Kenai Senior Connection Board Meeting ~ Friday, April 30 @ 9:30a

Community Meals are served Monday ~ Friday from 11:30 – 1p 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 (8a-4p) – Monday – Friday.

197 W. Park Ave Phone: 262-2322

Weekly Activities:

Mondays: Art class 10-3, line dancing 10:30-11:30, clogging 11:30-noon

Tuesdays: Board games 1pm

Wednesdays: Music at noon, craft shop 1pm

Thursdays: Art class 10-3, blood pressures 11-12, shopping at Safeway 1pm

Fridays: Music at noon

Special events:

Apr 3: Friday-Easter Dinner and Easter Bonnet Parade (reservations req) at noon

Apr 7: Tuesday-shopping at Fred Meyers 1:00

Apr 8: Wednesday-CLOSED for scheduled maintenance

Apr 11: Saturday-No-host dinner Paradisos 1:00pm

Apr 14: Tuesday-Family Caregivers Support Group 1-3:00

Apr 17: Friday-Game Night 5:30-8:30pm

Apr 28: Tuesday-Family Caregivers Support Group 1-3:00

Menu:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday salad bar is served 11:30-12:30

Tuesday, Thursday soup is served 11:30-12:30

Entrée served Monday-Friday 12:00-12:30

Dessert & beverages served with all meals.

April 1st cabbage rolls; 2nd chili dogs; 3rd Easter Dinner baked ham (reservations req); 6th moose roast; 7th beef enchiladas; 8th CLOSED; 9th BBQ country pork ribs; 10th chicken breast; 13th beef stew; 14th liver and onions; 15th brunch for lunch; 16th pork loin; 17th baked haddock; 20th pork egg rolls; 21st chicken and dumplings; 22nd seafood chowder and grilled cheese; 23rd shepherds turkey pie; 24th meatloaf; 27th chicken fried beef steak; 28th stuffed bell peppers; 29th beer batter halibut; 30th spaghetti.

Mondays Exercise 10am

Thursdays SASCI Crafts 10am

Wednesday Exercise 10am

Blood Pressure checks 2nd Wednesday

Thursdays Cards with potluck 6pm

Friday Exercise 10am

Fridays Choir 1-2:30pm -Canceled

Saturdays Carving Club 10am-3pm

1st and 3rd Saturdays

MOOSE CHILI DINNER

Saturday April 11th at 5 pm

Suggested donation $12.50

Please call for reservation

MOOSE RIVER FUN RUN MAY 9TH

Christmas in July

The local crafty community of Sterling, will be presenting Christmas in July. The local crafts will be presented July 10th and 11th from 10:00am to 4:00pm. Please call 262-6808 for more information.

GUN SHOW

The annual Sterling Senior Center Gun Show and raffle will be held on July 18th and 19th, 2015. Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 4pm. Entry fee for the Gun Show will be $5. Tables are still available. Call 262-6808 for more information.

This is one of our most popular events of the year and a great fundraiser for the Senior Center programs.

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