Youngat heart

Published on Thu, Jan 11, 2007 by oAn Newby

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Young at heart

By JoAn Newby

Here we are in a brand new year. Last year was very good, and we are looking forward to the new year to be even better with pleasant activities and new friends to meet.


We have many interesting activities scheduled for the new year. The time for the paying of dues has come, and for only $25 there is a wide range of activities for you throughout the year.


Our cancer support group is open to all those with cancer or whose lives are being affected by cancer. It is good to know that no-one is alone is this fight against cancer and there are many options open. We meet at 10 on Monday mornings.


One of our new programs is Bowling For Fun. This group meets every first and third Monday at 2 p. m. at Mt. Baker Lanes in Ferndale. These dates may be changed because of the holidays. We have fun, no need to feel like a pro.


There are easy line dancing class at 10 Monday mornings.
The theater group will begin meeting again on Mondays at 1 p.m. This is a really fun activity and some excellent skits have been presented by this group.


Tai Chi class meets at 5:30 p. m. Mondays and at 8:30 Wednesday mornings.


There is pool at 9, and there is stretch exercise at 9:30. Crafts and needlework is at 10. Bible study is at 10:15. We also plan on playing games such as Bean Bag baseball on Tuesday mornings.


A Bible class meets with JoAn on Tuesdays and Friday mornings at 10:15.


Bridge and painting class as well as a sing-along groups meets Tuesday afternoons at one.


Computer classes meet Tuesday and Thursday afternoons at 1 p.m. Although they are full for January and February, but you may be able to get on the list for March.


On Wednesday mornings there is pool and also China painting and a creative writing class with Kaydee. The afternoons have pinochle and darts, and other games. There is tea with Turtle and Yoga with Sue at 6:30.


Positive Communication Class meets starting Wednesday, January 10, 17, 24 and 31. They will be meeting from 1:30 to 2:30 afternoons.
In these four sessions we will explore different styles of talking to and listening to others. Come and share your insights and your challenges.
Strength training classes start again on January 9, meeting on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 2 to 4 p. m.


We are thankful for the many great volunteers in our center. The center really depends on all of your help. Have a very happy and healthy New Year, everyone!