HUBER HEIGHTS — Below is a calendar of events for the Huber Heights Senior Center located at 6428 Chambersburg Road. Reach the Senior Center at 233-999 or online at www.huberseniorcenter.org.
A Senior Citizen Self-Protection and Awareness Program will be offered at the Huber Heights Senior Center on Saturday, June 24, from 2-3:30 p.m. The cost is $10 and is open to HHSC members. The instructor is Grandmaster, Manuel Taningco, of TAMA Martial Arts. Registration will be held through June 16.
OWL-DORABLE ART PROJECT
All skill levels can participate in this make and take art project taught by the Terri Lynn Art Studio and Gallery. You will complete a 9×12 acrylic painting of a cute owl. Class will be held 9:30-12:30 on Wednesday, June 28. The cost is $15 and all supplies are furnished. Please register June 1-20; non-member seniors may register June 15 if space remains. Refunds cannot be guaranteed after June 21 if the instructor has already purchased the supplies. Class is limited to 20 and a minimum of 10 is required for class to be held.
LEGAL CLASS & CLINIC
Financial Power of Attorney
Legal Aid of Western Ohio (LAWO) will present an information class on what every senior needs to know about financial power of attorney and hold a clinic afterwards to prepare documents for those who qualify. Everyone needs to pre-register, even if you are attending the information class portion only. This event will be held at 1 p.m. sharp on Wednesday, July 26. You can begin registering on June 1; call Sally Rumbaugh at 1-877-894-4599 ext. 2433 by July 21. If you need to leave a message, she will return your call (caller ID will say private or unknown).
Information Class: open to all (pre-register) to learn about financial power of attorney; those age 60 and older can also complete a Legal Needs Survey (optional) to find out if more help is available for any legal issues you are experiencing.
Clinic: the clinic will follow for only those that are eligible (when you call to register, you will find out if you qualify). You will fill out paperwork after the information class and meet one-on-one at a later date to sign the documents. You must pre-register and attend the information class in order to participate in the clinic portion.
TAI CHI & GOLDEN QI (Chair Chi)
A new beginner level Tai Chi class will be offered at 1:30 p.m. on Fridays starting July 14. Cost is $30 per person for the eight-week session and due when registration begins June 16. Open to members only. This ancient Chinese exercise is taught by Sue and Bill McCabe from TAMA Martial Arts and may help to improve your flexibility, balance, focus, and strength.
Golden Qi (Chair Chi) is offered at no cost from 9:45-10:30 on Fridays for those who cannot stand for long; it is important to be seated by 9:45 a.m. Golden Chi is beneficial for those in wheelchairs, with balance issues, and is a form of exercise for people who cannot exercise while standing.
Do you need help with your computer, tablet, Kindle, eBooks, cell phones, or any of the current electronic computer devices including games? Drop in the first Thursday of the month at 1 p.m. and be prepared with your specific questions; bring your device with you if possible. Please note that this is not a computer class.
There is no need to eat alone when you can enjoy a nutritious meal and the company of other seniors in a casual and friendly setting. The senior center is a site for the congregate meal program sponsored by Senior Resource. A donation of $2 is suggested from those aged 60 and up; those under 60 are required to pay $4.65. Lunch is open to the public and served 11:15 a.m. – 12 p.m. on Tuesdays and 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays. Milk and/or water included. Please call 233-9999 by 12 p.m. the day before to make a reservation or to cancel. A choice of entrée is currently being offered; if you do not indicate a preference, the entrée listed first will be ordered.
Senior center members may register the first ten days. After that, non-member seniors or those ages 21-49 accompanying a senior, may register for remaining seats.
July 27 Mystery Trip
Last day to register is June 12. Cost is $59 and includes lunch and driver’s tip. Leave at 9:15 a.m. and return approximately 6 p.m.
August 17 Belterra Park Casino
Enjoy a free buffet and $10 play credit on this trip. Be sure to bring your Belterra Park card if you have one and your driver’s license. Cost for this trip is $22 which includes the driver’s tip. Members register June 12, non-members June 26. Last day to register is August 3. The bus will depart at 9 a.m. with an approximate return time of 5 p.m.
Sept. 20 Der Dutchman & Show: What’s Funny After 50?
Enjoy a delicious Amish family-style chicken and roast beef dinner with all the trimmings and a hilarious show. Each guest will receive a discount shopping coupon for the unique Carlisle Gift shop. Comedian, Dan St. Paul, has appeared on NBC, ABC, FOX, Comedy Central, VH-1 and opened for Jerry Seinfeld, Jay Leno and more. Cost is $69 with the driver’s tip included. Members register June 5, non-members June 19. Last day to register is July 21.
BLOOD PRESSURE & SUGAR
Feel welcome to walk in for the following screening (no fasting required). Open to seniors in the community. Unavoidable short-notice cancellations may occur at times.
2nd Tuesday: June 13, 11:45-12:45, with blood pressure and sugar checks by Lane Park Assisted Living.
To be eligible to participate in center activities and to receive the monthly newsletter, you must be a current member. Dues are $20 (checks preferred); there is no extra charge for non-residents. Renewal is due every January. Please make sure that you receive a new membership card when you join or renew (includes honorary members). Those joining for the first time will receive a welcome packet (one per family). All are required to sign a general liability waiver.
New members are welcome anytime; seniors must be at least fifty to join and their younger spouses are welcome to join. Those turning 90 by March 1 are honorary and not charged the membership fee; however, an application must be on file and updated every January.
Interested seniors may be permitted to visit three times before joining. Dues are reduced to $5 October through December for first-time applicants only with the full renewal fee
of $20 due in January.
HEARING CHECK UP
The next screening day will be Thursday, June 8. Please call 233-9999 to make an appointment. A basic hearing screening is conducted and hearing aids are examined by the Fairborn Hearing Clinic. Minor repairs may be made on site. Open to seniors in the community.
HEALTH PLANS (One-on-One Counseling)
Free assistance is available by appointment, year round, at the senior center. You can enroll in a Medicare Advantage or Prescription Plan whether you are new or previously enrolled or if you are new to Medicare and have questions. Please bring: Medicare card and any other insurance cards and your current prescription drugs in a bag (a list is acceptable but actual meds are better). Call Debbie Marchi, OSHIIP certified volunteer, at 937-477-1881 to make an appointment.
BEGINNER LINE DANCE
A new eight-week session will begin June 22. Cost is $15 and due when registration begins June 1. Open to senior center members only. Class is held from 10-11 a.m. on Thursdays. Men and women are welcome to participate, partners are not needed, and instructor, Rose Winkler, provides a variety of music and dance steps to make this class interesting and fun.
SIGN LANGUAGE CLASS
You will have the opportunity to learn the American Sign Language alphabet, basic survival signs, and gain more understanding of what the deaf and hearing impaired deal with on a daily basis. The instructor worked as a rehabilitation counselor for the deaf with the State for 28 years and will offer a free seven-week course beginning June 5. Class will be held on Mondays from 9:30-11 for seven weeks. Register in person. Class is limited to 10 members.
Reach the Huber Heights Senior Center at 233-999 or online at www.huberseniorcenter.org.