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Senior Center News

May 9, 2013

Traditions . . .

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There are still a few openings left for the AARP Defensive Driving Course scheduled for Tuesday, May 21. The class runs 9:30-3 p.m. with an hour-long lunch break at noon.

The bus is filling up for our trip to Winstar on Wednesday, June 12. We’ll leave the Senior Center at 8 a.m. and return that afternoon around 5. Cost for the trip is $20, but that will be refunded in the form of casino playing credit upon arrival. A free breakfast buffet is included. Call the center at 940-325-6470 or stop by our reception desk to sign up.

Anyone is welcome to attend our free Beginning Conversational Spanish classes every Tuesday morning at 9.  Please let us know if you’re coming so we can prepare materials for you.

Don’t forget our Second-Friday Dance tomorrow night, Friday, May 10, from 6:30-9 p.m. With a meal and decorations furnished by Bethany HomeHealth Services, we’ll have fun dressing up for a Hollywood Red Carpet theme.

Plan on joining us for supper at our free Movie Night on Monday, May 20, at 6 p.m. This month’s film is “His Girl Friday,” starring Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell.  

You’ll find plenty of traditions both old and new at the Senior Center. The age for participant eligibility is 50, but everyone is welcome to stop by and visit.  Why not make us one of your new traditions?

 

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