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December 8, 1997


Northshore Senior Activities

  Northshore Senior Center
   10201 E. Riverside Drive, Bothell

   Feast on some delicious dishes at a potluck on Dec. 16 at 6 p.m. Bring a favorite dish!
   Attend the Theatre and Me acting class, Mondays from 2-5 p.m. Cost is $15/members, $20/non-members.
   Learn to make little thread covered pyramid-shaped ornaments on Dec. 12 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Cost is $1.50.
   See Vienna without having to make any travel plans on Dec. 11 from 10:30-11:30 a.m.
   Attend a support group offering an opportunity to confide in others, share feelings, and build social support on Wednesdays from 1-2 p.m.
   Volunteer receptionists and activity helpers are needed Mondays-Fridays at the Woodinville Adult Day Center. Call 425-788-5223.
   Day trips for cross country skiing and snow shoeing are planned for Thursdays in January and February. Call 425-487-2441 for more information.
   Learn how to start by exploring characters, emotions, storyline and other aspects of novel writing on Thurdays beginning Dec. 4 from 1-3:30 p.m. Cost is $10/members, $15/non-members for this six-week series.
   Come for a free three week introductory overview of techniques for making driftwood sculptures on Wednesdays beginning Dec. 3 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
   Learn about creative writing from plays to poetry and find help with editing, finding the right word, and tips on putting a manuscript together on Wednesdays, beginning Dec. 3 from 10-11:30 a.m. Cost is $4.50/members, $9.50/non-members for this six-week series.
   Volunteer computer instructors and assistants are needed at the Northshore Senior Center Computer Learning Centers. The two sites, Bothell and Mill Creek, offer classes in computer basics, word processing, spreadsheets, database, modems and more at a modest price. Free training is offered to potential volunteer instructors, so that seniors may learn the basics of computers inexpensively and at their own pace. A minimum of one-half day per week is required. Call 425-488-2060.
   Fox trot, waltz, swing, and cha-cha lessons for the beginner, as well as the more experienced, is offered on Wednesdays from 3-4 p.m. Cost is $18/members, $23/nonmembers for 4 weeks.
   Explore the current conditions of the world using the text "State of the World 1997" on Tues. through Dec. 16, 9:30-11 a.m. Cost is $7 for books and handouts.
   Northshore Senior Center Computer Learning Centers, free training is offered, and a minimum of one-half day per week is required. Call 425-488-2060.
   Learn tai chi, the Chinese system of exercise, on Mon. from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Cost is $2.50/member, $5/nonmember per class.
   Enjoy ballroom dancing with a live band every Wed. from 1-3 p.m. Cost is $2/members, $3/non-members.
   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.