Originally created 07/01/03

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.

SPECIAL EVENTS VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: For Seniors and Lawmen Together; to assist investigators with telephone coverage at least four hours a day at the Criminal Investigation Division, Joint Law Enforcement Center, 401 Walton Way; training provided; Delores Dukes, 771-1052.


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


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.

MASSAGE THERAPY: For Seniors Club members; available at Seniors Club, University's Breast Health Center, W.G. Watson M.D. Women's Center and Health Central; prices begin at $12; 724-4408.

HEALTH SCREENINGS: Blood pressure, cholesterol, glucose screenings; 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays, Daniel Village; 828-2394.

HEIGHT, WEIGHT AND NUTRITION: 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays, Daniel Village.

SENIORADVANTAGE For seniors 50 or older; offers bingo, canasta, bunco, health and educational programs at St. Joseph Hospital; $5 membership fee per year, discounts available; registration required; 481-7232.


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.

AMERITECH'S SECURITY LINK: Box to place by the phone or other small device to wear in case of emergency; members, $15; nonmembers, $25.

FREE CHAIR EXERCISE: 8:45 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.


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.

SENIOR CITIZEN EXERCISE CLASS: Noon to 1 p.m. Tuesdays; 738-0089.

SOUTHERN-STYLE LUNCHES: 1-2 p.m. Monday-Friday; $2.50.

ELLA B. WHITE SEWERS: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays.

GOLDEN LUNCH BUNCH GAMES: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays and Fridays.

BRIDGE GROUP: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays.

NEEDLEWORK AND CRAFTS: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays.

MEN'S PINOCHLE: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays.


Age 60 or 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; (803) 279-6441 or (803) 648-5447.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Meals on Wheels in North Augusta; (803) 648-5447 or (803) 279-6441.


Leisure activities, classes, seminars and exercise sessions, Senior Citizens Council, 535 15th St.; 826-4480, ext. 351. The Gray Elephant Thrift Shop is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday-Friday; shop contains clothes, shoes, gifts, household items and more; 826-4480, ext. 202.


WARMUP, STRETCH AND THERABANDS EXERCISE: 11-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

RESISTANCE FLOOR EXERCISES: 10-11 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

TAI CHI: 1:30-2:30 p.m. Mondays.

SPANISH CLASSES: 3:30-4:30 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays.

ADVANCED AND INTERMEDIATE BRIDGE: 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.

COMPUTER TRAINING: 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

QUILTING GROUP: 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

CROCHET: 1-2:30 p.m. Tuesdays.

POOL/BILLIARDS: 10:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays.

ADVANCED AND INTERMEDIATE LINE DANCING: 2:30-3:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays.

BOWLING: 9:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Masters Lanes, 1810 Gordon Highway.

PINOCHLE: 1:30-4 p.m. Thursdays.

BEGINNER'S DRAWING CLASS: 1:30-3 p.m. Thursdays; $20 a quarter.

PAINTING FOR FUN: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays.

STEP AEROBICS: 2-3 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.

YOGA FOR BEGINNERS: 3-4 p.m. Tuesdays.


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