Originally created 08/06/02

Senior calendar



The Seniors Calendar lists activities and groups of interest to senior citizens. Please call the service agencies for information. To have your activity listed, write to Seniors Calendar, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928. Send a fax to 722-7403 or e-mail to feature@augustachronicle.com. Please include the name and phone number of a contact person.

UNIVERSITY SENIORS CLUB

Sponsored by University Health Care System. Note: Reservations required for events; 738-2580 or (800) 413-6652 to register and for times for events; membership ($10, includes prescription discount) required.

RECIPE CLUB: Quick and easy dishes for summer with Karin Calloway; 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13, Daniel Village Activity Room.

SENIORS LUNCH BUNCH: 11:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 16, Grand Buffet Restaurant, 3435 Wrightsboro Road, nutrition and weight management program with Holly Ford, Nutrition Center manager; and 11:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 20, O'Charleys, 276 Robert C. Daniel Jr. Parkway, Augusta Exchange Shopping Center, Women's Health Issues with Liz Price, director of Women and Children services.

BREAKFAST WITH THE DOCTOR: 9 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, Glaucoma, Cataracts and other Aging Eye Disorders, with Dr. Manuel Chaknis; and 9 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, Respiratory Conditions: Colds, Coughs, Infection and More, with Dr. Michael Haynes; both programs are held in University Hospital Dining Room I; free for members, $3.50 others.

SENIOR FRIENDS

Most activities are at Doctors Hospital, Medical Office Building No. 3, 1305 Interstate Parkway; chair exercise, bridge, pinochle, canasta and health and educational programs; $15 a year, open to anyone 50 or older; reservations required; 651-6716.

LINE DANCE CLASSES: Six-week class; intermediate only, 7 p.m. Mondays; beginners only, 2:45 p.m. Wednesdays; advanced only, 1 p.m. Wednesdays; $9; registration required.

ORIENTATION COFFEE: 6:30 p.m. second Tuesdays; registration required.

STROKE SUPPORT GROUP: 6 p.m. first Tuesdays, Six East rehab dining room; 651-6160.

SQUARE DANCE LESSONS: 7 p.m. Thursdays; $4 a couple.

SHILOH CENTER

Activities for senior citizens offered 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays at Shiloh Comprehensive Community Center, 1635 15th St.; minimal fee; 738-0089; www.shilohcenter.org.

NORTH AUGUSTA SENIOR CENTER

Age 60 and older, Fairview Presbyterian Church, 1101 Carolina Ave.; 10:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday-Friday; sponsored by Aiken Area Council on Aging; 279-6441 or (803) 648-5447.

SENIOR CITIZENS COUNCIL

Leisure activities, classes, seminars and exercise sessions, Senior Citizens Council, 535 15th St.; 826-4480, Ext. 351.

55 ALIVE MATURE DRIVING COURSE: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today and Wednesday; $10 per person.

BROWN BAG DISTRIBUTION: 10 a.m. to noon Thursday; bring picture ID.

SENIOR GROUPS AND CLUBS

GOLDEN AGERS: 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays, W.T. Johnson Center, 1610 Hunter St.; 821-2866.

OUT AND ABOUT

SENIOR TECH: 9 a.m. Wednesdays, Friedman Library, 1447 Jackson Road; learn simple word processing and Internet skills; registration required; 736-6758.