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JULY 28, 1997


Northshore Senior Activities

  Northshore Senior Center
   10201 E. Riverside Drive, Bothell

   See Japan without having to make any big travel plans on Oct. 9 from10:30-11:30 a.m.
   Enjoy ballroom dancing with a live band every Wed. from 1-3 p.m. Cost is $2/members, $3/non-members.
   Caregivers and individuals with Parkinson's disease are invited for discussions and guest speakers on Oct. 14 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.
   Attend a support group offering an opportunity to confide in others, share feelings, and build social support on Wed. from 1-2 p.m.
   Attend a free three-week series providing an overview of late life depression on Thurs. Oct. 9-23 from 1:30-3 p.m.
   Learn to speak, read, and practice Esperanto on Mon. from 2-3 p.m.
   Take a fun-filled frolice through life and works of America's leading comic playwright, Neil Simon. The Forever Young Players take you on a tour through an "unofficial" biography on Oct. 17 at 8 p.m.; Oct. 19 at 3 p.m.; and Oct. 26 at 3 p.m. Cost is $10/members, $12/non-members.
   Openings are now available at Northshore Adult Day Center in Bothell. The center is a certified adult day health program which provides care for adults with cognitive and/or physical disabilities. The center provides a safe, well-supervised environment with a variety of daily activities. Call 488-4821.
   Registration for computer classes offered for seniors only, classes include Access, America On-Line, Internet, Introduction to Computers, Modem, Quicken, Seattle Community Network, Spreadsheets, Turbo Tax, Typing, Windows 95 and Word Processing. Northshore Senior Center is sponsoring classes for the new Computer Center. Register for classes on Oct. 1, from 10:30 a.m.-noon.
   Enjoy a hearty breakfast of ham or sausage, eggs and pancakes on Oct. 4 from 8-11:30 a.m. Cost is $2.50.
   Learn how Native Americans used herbs for medicinal purposes and discover simple home remedies for common complaints on Oct. 7 from 1-2 p.m.
   Explore four spiritual traditions, "The Assemblies of God," "Theosophy," "The Mennonite Church, " and "Humanism" from Oct. 7-28 from 10-11:30 a.m.
   Learn about weather in Washington State, including a general climate and weather introduction from Oct. 6-27 from 1-2:30 p.m. $12 members, $17 non-members.
   Learn the basics of piano playing from Oct. 7-Nov. 25 from 1-3 p.m. $25 members, $31 non-members.
   Join an arthritis group and share information and coping strategies on Oct. 7 at 10:30-noon.
   An opportunity to share experiences, information, resources and support for individuals with low or impaired vision on Oct. 3 from 1-2:30 p.m.
   Northshore Senior Center is sponsoring classes for the new Computer Center. Register for classes on Oct. 1, from 10:30 a.m.-noon.
   "Special Taxes for Seniors" presented at the Shoreline Senior Center on Oct. 7, from 10-11:30 a.m. Register by calling 206-365-1536.
   The Computer Learning Center at the Northshore Senior Center is a place where seniors can learn the basics of computers inexpensively and at their own pace. Volunteers are needed to teach word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and modems 1/2 day per week. Call 488-2060 for information.
   Attend a free introduction to Mandarin Chinese from the point of view of a long-time non-Chinese student through Oct. 30 from 11 a.m.-noon.
   A program for individuals experiencing mild memory loss or in the early stage of Alzheimer's Disease are invited to join a club on Fri. mornings from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. $20 per day, call 727-6214.
   Join an informal group for reading and writing poetry on Fri. from 1:30-3 p.m.
   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.