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Senior Center News

April 25, 2013

Sentimental Attachments

(Continued)

• For those who missed the AARP Defensive Driving Course in March, we’re bringing it back on May 21. Space is limited, so call or stop by the center to sign up.

• On June 12 we’ve planned a trip to Winstar Casino. Their resort bus will leave the Senior Center at 8 a.m. and return around 5 p.m. that same afternoon. The bus holds 56 people, but we must sign up a minimum of 40 people. The $20 cost includes a free breakfast buffet for seniors and $20 credit for game play upon arrival. Contact the center if you’d like to go with us.

• It’s not too soon to start planning for this year’s Taste of Palo Pinto County. Our biggest annual fundraiser is scheduled for Monday July 15, 6-10 p.m. Tickets are on sale at the Senior Center or from any board member or participant. If you would consider sponsoring the event, we will gladly send you some information.

These are just a few upcoming events in addition to our regular activities. Don’t forget that we hold a dance at 6:30 p.m. on the second Friday and a free movie night on the third Monday of every month. We also have weekly offerings, such as Bingo, computer classes, Wii bowling, dominoes and much more – all free.

The senior center is the perfect place to make some new memories. Once you start coming, you might just become sentimentally attached to the fun you can find here.

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  • Linda Gilley chair IMG_1412.jpg Gilley named interim senior center director

    Linda Gilley has been named interim executive director of the Mineral Wells Senior Center, replacing Vivian Conrad.

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Hurrah for Volunteers!

    Great Britain’s King George IV (1762-1830) once said, “The highest of distinctions is service to others.”

    April 10, 2014

  • MARCH BD.jpg Spring Has Sprung

    Upon leaving the house Sunday morning, my husband and I startled a yard full of robins.

    April 3, 2014 1 Photo

  • Ordinary heroes

    It seems kind of funny to me that our society celebrates the abilities of some people while ignoring those of others.

    March 27, 2014

  • Strengths and Weaknesses

    I will never understand the kind of person who criticizes others for lacking ability in his own area of competency.

    March 20, 2014

  • FEB BD.jpg Treasures Galore

    Have you heard that old saying, “One person’s junk is another person’s treasure”? Well let me tell you, we’ve got treasure to spare!

     

    Since early Monday morning, our volunteers have been unpacking, sorting, pricing and arranging truckloads of treasure for the annual Gigantic Garage Sale that begins tonight. Our $10-per-person Early Bird Sale will run from 5-7 this evening, but the real fun begins tomorrow morning. The sale from 9-5 on Friday, March 14, and 9-1 on Saturday, March 15, is free to the public.

    March 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • Ready for Some Fun!

    Makeovers are so much fun.

    March 6, 2014

  • Creative Pursuits

    Like many other Americans, I’ve been heading straight for the television as soon as I get home from work each evening.

    February 20, 2014

  • A Great Place to Learn

    It is deeply satisfying to hear multilingual conversations floating around the Senior Center as the Spanish class dismisses every Tuesday.

    February 13, 2014

  • Thanks for your Help

    Last weekend my son and his wife showed up at our door and announced, “We’re here to help you clean your garage.”

    January 30, 2014

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