Originally created 09/30/03

Seniors 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: 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.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. or 1-5 p.m. one Saturday or Sunday per month, Phinizy Swamp Nature Park's visitor center; duties include greeting visitors, handing out literature, selling merchandise; 828-2109.

SENIOR GROUPS AND CLUBS

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

UNIVERSITY SENIORS CLUB

Sponsored by University Health Care System. Note: Reservations are 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, and health and educational programs at St. Joseph Hospital; $5 membership fee per year, discounts available; registration required; 481-7232.

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 age 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 a small device to wear in case of emergency; members, $15; nonmembers, $25.

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

SHILOH CENTER

Activities for senior citizens offered from 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.

NORTH AUGUSTA SENIOR CENTER

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.

SENIOR CITIZENS COUNCIL

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; contains clothes, shoes, gifts, household items and more; 826-4480, ext. 202.

WARMUP, RESISTANCE EXERCISES AND LOW-IMPACT DANCE AEROBICS: 9-10 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

WARMUP, STRETCH AND THERABANDS EXERCISE: 11-11:30 a.m. Mondays through Fridays.

RESISTANCE FLOOR EXERCISES: 10:15-10:50 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

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

SPANISH I CLASSES: 3:30-4:00 p.m. Mondays; $20 fee.

SPANISH II, III CLASSES: 4-5 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays.

BRIDGE GROUPS: 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays.

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

QUILTING CLASSES: 10 a.m. to noon Mondays, Fridays.

INTERMEDIATE LINE DANCING: 1:30-2:30 p.m. Monday.

ADVANCED LINE DANCING: 2:30-3:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays.

SENIORS BOWLERS LEAGUE: 9:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Masters Lanes, 1810 Gordon Highway.

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

DRAMA CLUB/READERS THEATER: 3-4:30 p.m. first, third Tuesdays.

50+ SPARKLING SENIORS: 2-3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14.

AARP SENIOR DRIVER SAFETY: 1-5 p.m. second Tuesdays.

CYBERSENIORS COMPUTER TRAINING: 10-noon and 1:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays.

BALLROOM DANCE LESSONS: 3-4 p.m. Thursdays.