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senior activities

Senior Activities

Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive, Bothell, 487-2441.

   Enjoy a holiday craft fair and bake sale Nov. 16 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

   A hearty breakfast of ham or sausage, eggs and pancakes will be served Nov. 16 from 8 a.m. to noon. Cost is $2.50.

   A free presentation about federal income taxes will be held Nov. 15 from 1-2:30 p.m.

   A free presentation by a dermatologist will cover skin changes, problems, and treatments Nov. 19 from 12:45 to 2 p.m.

   Experience Florida, Nov. 13 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

   The Caregivers' Support Group, for those caring for a loved one at home, will meet Nov. 18 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Respite care is available at the Northshore Adult Day Center during the meeting time. Call 488-4821.

   Join an exercise program to improve balance, flexibility, strength, and aerobic training, Mon., Wed., and Fri. from 8:30 to 9:20 a.m. or from 10:40 to 11:30 a.m. New session begins Nov. 18.

   Learn the skills and techniques of acting on stage in classes on Mondays from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost is $15 for members and $20 for non-members.

   Enjoy an afternoon of ballroom dancing to live music every Wed. from 1 to 3 p.m. Cost is $2.

   Early Stage Memory Loss Group, first and third Tues., 8:30-10:30 a.m. Information and resources provided.

   Acrylic Painting, Saturdays, 9:30 a.m.-12 noon. Attend an acrylic painting class and learn the principles of design and elements of art. Cost, $30 members/$35 non-members. Beginners welcome.

   Senior Checkup, Thursdays, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Physical exam by a geriatric nurse-practitioner, including simple blood and stool tests, pap smear or prostate exams, followed with appropriate referrals. Call 486-4564 for appointment.

   Alcoholics Anonymous, Wednesdays, 10-11:30 a.m. AA meeting for those who think they may have a problem with drinking.

Also of interest to seniors:
   Senior Alcohol Assistance Services: Assessment, intensive outpatient treatment, deferred prosecutions, individual and family counseling, education about substance abuse, ongoing group support. Call Barbara Berry, 487-2441.