Originally created 04/27/04

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

PARKINSON'S DISEASE SUPPORT GROUP MEETING: 6 tonight; St. John Towers dining room, 724 Greene St.; University Hospital Home Health Care nurses present Caregiver's Role; 855-7690.

MEDICARE 2 SENIORS: 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday; Gospel Water Branch Baptist Church, 703 Furys Ferry Road, Evans; health screenings, caregiver workshops, legal and fraud prevention advice, counseling on Medicare and Medicaid and more; sponsored by CSRA Area Agency on Aging; free; 210-2018.

AGENCY ON AGING ANNUAL AWARDS LUNCHEON: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. May 19; Holiday Inn West, 1075 Stevens Creek Road; awards presentation for community service for seniors; free; reservations due by May 12; 210-2018.

AARP 55 ALIVE DRIVING COURSE: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday, May 24 and Tuesday, May 25; Aiken Regional Medical Centers, 302 University Parkway; $10; (803) 648-5139.

DONATIONS NEEDED: University Hospital's Speech and Hearing Center requests donations of old, broken or discarded hearing aids to help people in need; the program is funded by the center, The United Way of the CSRA and University Health Care Foundation; 774-8666.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Seniors and Lawmen Together needs volunteers to assist the sheriff with administrative duties, Augusta-Richmond County Law Enforcement Center, 401 Walton Way; volunteers may choose days, hours of work; training provided; Walt Williams, 793-5174.

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.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Match seniors with low-cost prescription help through the Georgia Cares program; hours are flexible, training is provided; Area Agency on Aging, 210-2029.

AARP SENIOR EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM: Jobs and training for workers are available for residents of Richmond, McDuffie, Columbia, Lincoln and Wilkes counties who are 55 or older and meet federal low-income guidelines. For more information, call 722-4700.

SENIOR GROUPS AND CLUBS

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

SENIOR CITIZENS COUNCIL

Leisure activities, classes, seminars and exercise sessions, Senior Citizens Council, 535 15th St.; 826-4480, ext. 361.

GROUP EXERCISE INSTRUCTOR WORKSHOP: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday; learn basic academic, practical application of teaching group exercise; no education background required; registration includes full-day review, written exam, two-year certificate, membership.

FIT FOR LIFE CLINIC: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday; learn specific issues concerning aging and health.

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.

SPANISH I CLASSES: 3-4 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. Mondays.