Northwest NEWS

June 8, 1998


Northshore Senior Activities

Northshore Senior Center
10201 E. Riverside Drive, Bothell

   Treat Dad like a hero with a Sunday feast of turkey with all the trimmings and a yummy dessert on June 21 at 2 p.m. Cost is $6, in advance; reservations by June 17.
   Learn how to landscape your yard with native plants that will attract birds and butterflies on June 12 from 10-11:30 a.m.
   Join a two-part class about anxiety, exploring what causes it, what maintains it, general treatment methods, and a discussion of strategies and methods to help manage symptoms of anxiety beginning June 12 from 10-11:30 a.m.
   Learn the fun craft of rubber stamp art, with projects such as candles, wrapping paper, gift bag or personal cards on June 16 from 1-3 p.m. Cost is $5.
   Join an enthusiastic senior walking group meeting in the Mill Creek area on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. Dress for the weather. Walk rain or shine!
   See a slide presentation, have an opportunity to share travel experiences and learn all about the fantastic Islands of New England on June 15 from 10-11 a.m.
   See Norway without having to make any big travel plans on June 11 from 10:30-11:30 a.m.
   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 variety of daily activities. Van service is available for those without transportation. Call 425-488-4821.
   The Northshore Senior Center has several volunteer opportunities with a variety of tasks and schedules available, including home visits, kitchen help, drivers, roustabouts and receptionists.
   Volunteer computer instructors and assistants are needed at the Northshore Senior Center Computer Learning Centers. The two sites, Bothell and McCollum Park, offer classes in computer basics, word processing, spreadsheets, database, modems and more. Classes are designed 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. To voluteer, or for more information, call the Northshore Senior Center.
   Employment opportunity to supplement income for handyman, caregiver, yardwork, housekeeping, plus miscellaneous jobs through Northshore Senior Center. Call 425-486-4564 Tuesday or Thursday afternoon for guideline information.
   Attend a support group offering an opportunity to confide in others, share feelings, and build social support on Wednesdays from 1-2 p.m.
   Alcoholics Anonymous, Wednesdays, 10-11:30 a.m. AA meeting for those who think they may have a problem with drinking.