Senior activity news

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Editor’s Note: Unless otherwise noted, all events in the Senior Activity News are at the Center, 202 Medical Heights Drive. The phone number is 502-223-5794. Membership in the Center is available for those 60 or over or those with a spouse of that age.

Upcoming events

>Tuesday, 10:15 a.m.: Tamera Thomas of the Franklin County Extension Office will offer a program that will outline the importance of eating a good breakfast and what It should include, as well as what should be excluded. She will put to rest questions like what is a good breakfast for seniors? Are breakfast bars nutritious? Are eggs and bacon requirements? What if you don’t like to eat in the morning? 

>Wednesday, 11 a.m.: Popular entertainers Arnold Clark and Friends will play for listening and dancing. You can follow it with a fresh homemade meal, prepared by Chefs Shelley Morrow and Marty Duvall and served 11:30 a.m. every Monday through Friday on a donation basis.

>Dec. 16, 10 a.m.: The local chapter of AARP will provide a holiday reception featuring Ed Curtsinger hosting karoke. Join the fun and sing along with your favorite holiday tunes. If you have a yearning to sing, outside the shower, this is your chance.

>Dec. 18, 10:15 a.m.: Crafter Tobi Tate from Michael’s Craft Store will demonstrate how to make unique Snowflake Wreaths. It’s not too late to design a beautiful holiday wreath for your door, fireplace or handmade wreath, and your Snowflake Wreath will provide cheer all winter long. 

>Dec. 19, 11:30 a.m.: The Senior Center Chorus will entertain with a Christmas caroling performance. A homemade holiday feast with all the trimmings, featuring hams provided by the Elks Lodge will follow. Remember the Center’s meal program operates on a donation basis and your contributions are crucial for its operation. If you plan to attend call 502-223-5794 by Dec. 17 to register.

>Dec. 20, 10:30 a.m.: Janice Osborne and Miller McKee from the Paul Sawyier Library Outreach program will bring a show featuring skits, trivia, jokes and songs and prizes.

>Dec. 23, 10:15 a.m.: We Three Girls will bring a program of music. Special guests are usually part of the surprise package.

>Dec. 30, 10:15 a.m.: Who says you have to celebrate New Year’s Eve on Dec. 31? Back by popular demand, the Center will usher in the New Year early with country music singer Russ Kennedy as we say goodbye to 2013 and welcome 2014.

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