FEBRUARY 10, 1997

 The Edwards Agency


senior activities

Senior Activities

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

   Help celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Northshore Senior Center Feb. 15 from 8 a.m.-noon. Cost is $1.50.

   "Eating Heart Smart: You Are What You Eat," a free presentation by a registered dietitian, Feb. 18 from 12:45-2 p.m.

   International Talk Time is a social time for practicing language skills, Feb. 14 from 1:30-3 p.m.

   "Celebrate Aging," Learn the positive aspects of aging on Feb. 13, 20, and 27 from 1:30-2:30 p.m.

   Join the Bird Club to share and learn information about birds on Feb. 14 from 10-11:30 a.m.

   Armchair Travelers will see the coastal area without leaving the chairs Feb. 13 from 10:30-11:30 a.m.

   Grandparents Support Group will meet with other grandparents who are responsible for raising a grandchild Feb. 12 from 10 a.m.-noon.

   Revisit battles that American forces have fought in, Feb. 14, from 1:30-4 p.m.

   Attend a free seven-week course for people with chronic illnesses, Tuesdays through Mar. 4 from 1:30 to 4 p.m.

   Seniors needing help with substance abuse are the focus of a program named Senior Alcohol Assistance Services. Call Barbara Berry at 487-2441 of Shari Hightower at 258-2662.

   Cross country skiing trips including transportation, trail pass, and guides are planned for Thursdays in February. Cost is $30 for members/$32 for non-members per trip. Call the Bookies for information.

   Join an exercise program to improve balance, flexibility, strength, and aerobic training Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8:30 to 9:20 a.m. or from 10:40 to 11:30 a.m.

   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 Wednesday from 1 to 3 p.m. Cost is $2.

   Early Stage Memory Loss Group, first and third Tuesday, 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.

   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.