Archive for Sunday, October 23, 2005


October 23, 2005


Douglas County Senior Services, 745 Vt., offers activities during the week for residents 55 and older.

Call Senior Services at 842-0543 for more information.


¢ Pool and coffee, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (through Friday)

¢ Sewing, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

¢ Pinochle, 1 p.m.-3 p.m.

¢ Duplicate bridge, advanced beginners to intermediate, 6:45 p.m.-9 p.m.


¢ Downtown Tuesday painters, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

¢ Sewing, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

¢ Open woodworking shop, 1 p.m.-5 p.m.


¢ Sewing, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

¢ Chair exercise, 10:30 a.m.-11 a.m.

¢ Quilting bee, 12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

¢ OURS dance, 2 p.m.-4 p.m.


¢ Sewing, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.


¢ Chair exercise, 10:30 a.m.-11 a.m.

¢ Recommended Reading: a book and discussion group, 10:00 am - 11:30 am at the Lawrence Senior Center. The group is open to all adults over the age of 18. Unlike most book clubs that read and discuss one book, Recommended Reading members share their commentary on favorite books and discussion follows. Suggested reading lists are compiled from week to week for members.

¢ Pinochle and pitch, 1 p.m.-3 p.m.

¢ OURS dance, 6 p.m.-9 p.m.


¢ Shopping for Computers, 10 a.m.-noon, Nov. 8.

¢ Nuts and Bolts: It's just a machine, 10 a.m.- noon, Nov. 9-10. Fee is $40 for SeniorNet members and $45 for nonmembers.

¢ 55 Alive Driving Courses, 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. Nov. 17 and Nov. 18 at the Lawrence Senior Center. Fee is $10.

¢ Motivating Moves, 9 a.m. - 10 a.m. Mondays, Sept. 12-Nov. 7 at the Lawrence Senior Center. Fee is $20.

¢ Hatha Yoga, 7 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. Mondays, Sept. 19-Nov. 28 at South Park. Fee is $26.

¢ For information on other classes, call 842-0543.


¢ Branson Christmas, Nov. 27-29. Cost is $395 per person for double occupancy. The trip is three days and two nights.

¢ German Fest, Dec. 4-5. Cost is $144 per person for single occupancy or $107 per person of double occupancy. The trip is at the invitation of the Omaha, Neb. American Society and will include German food and entertainment.

¢ Rolling Hills Refuge in Salina, Nov. 4. Cost is $48 and meals are not included. The trip will include a visit to the Rolling Hills Refuge museum, a tram tour of the zoo and a stop at the Russell Stover Chocolate Factory in Abilene. The group will meet at the Wal-Mart parking lot at 7:30 a.m.

¢ Christmas Light Tour, 3:45 p.m., Dec. 15. Cost is $30 and includes dinner.


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