Senior notes

May 21, 2000

Westminster Center plans dance, movie, bingo for USO Week

Westminster Senior Center will hold a USO Week with displays, movies, bingo and a dance.

The center will be decorated with World War II memorabilia during the month. "Babes on Broadway," starring Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland, will be shown at 1 p.m. Tuesday. Refreshments will be served.

Prize bingo will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday. Cards will be 25 cents. A USO dance will be held from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday. Tickets are $5.

The center is at 125 Stoner Ave. Information: 410-848-4049.

Vaudeville 2000 is theme of Community Jubilee

The annual Community Jubilee will be held 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 23 at Carroll County Farm Museum in Westminster.

Vaudeville 2000 will be the theme and will include a talent contest for all ages. Participants can be individuals or groups.

White elephant and craft vendors are needed for the event. The cost for a space is $20.

Bingo, line and tap dancing and music will be featured.

Admission is $1 per person; all ages are welcome. Information: 410-751-1656or 410-795-6629.

Concerts, cards, dancing on tap at Mount Airy

Mount Airy Senior Center at 703 Ridge Ave. has announced these activities:

Lou Rettberg will give a presentation on safety in the kitchen at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday.

The Singing Seniors will perform at 10:30 a.m. Friday.

The center will be closed May 29 for Memorial Day.

Modern Western square dancing classes are forming. Call for details.

Pinochle card games start at 1 p.m. Mondays. All seniors are welcome.

Information: Lou Rettberg, 301-829-2407or 410-795-1017.

`Bingo bash' scheduled at North Carroll center

North Carroll Senior Center at 2255 Hanover Pike has announced the following activities:

An educational talk on legal aid services will be given by Dan Bork of Legal Aid at 11 a.m. Wednesday.

A bingo bash will be held 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 31. Play bingo for prizes in the morning and regular bingo in the afternoon.

Massage therapy is offered Wednesday mornings by certified massage therapist Carroll Rankin.Appointments are required.

Information: 410-239-6400.

Bridge, pinochle players wanted at South Carroll

South Carroll Senior Center at 5745 Bartholow Road, Eldersburg, has announced these activities:

The bridge club is seeking new members. The club meets at 9 a.m. Fridays.

The center has started a pinochle group that plays at 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays.

New classes are forming in ceramics, drawing and painting, tai chi, line dancing, tap dancing and exercise. A ballroom dancing class will be held 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays and will cost $15 for 12 weeks.

Information: 410-795-6591.

Glass class starts soon at Taneytown Senior Center

Taneytown Senior Center at 220 Roberts Mill Road will offer activities for members.

Therapeutic massages will be offered beginning at 10:30 a.m. Thursdays. The cost is $5 for 15 minutes and $10 for a half hour.

Couples country and western dancing lessons will be offered 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Fridays. All levels are welcome. The cost for 24 hours of instruction is $25.

A glass class will be held at 1 p.m. Mondays starting June 5. The cost for 12 hours of class time is $15.

Swing dance lessons for those age 60 and older will be offered at 9 a.m. Wednesdays. Cost for the eight-week class is $20.

Information: 410- 751-1656.

Center plays host to woodshop group

Westminster Senior Center at 125 Stoner Ave. has announced the following activities:

A woodshop group meets from noon to 2 p.m. Fridays. Woodworking projects are available for groups or individuals. Cost is $1 plus materials.

Line dancing classes will be held 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursdays to June 15. Cost will be $2 per session or $20 for the full 10 weeks.

A ballroom dance will be held for anyone interested from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. May 30. Cost will be $2 and refreshments will be served.

Information: 410-848-4049.

Super 60's plan 10-day trip to several Midwest sites

The Super 60'sof the Church of the Open Door will sponsor a summer trip June 6-16 to the Midwest.

Sites will include Sauder Village and its living museum; Chicago and the Gangster Tour; Wisconsin for a ride on the Dells boats, visit to House on the Rock; and Lost Canyon for a horse-drawn wagon ride.

The group will go to Mackinac Island for a two-night stay at the Island House, a renovated 1852 country inn. It will also travel to Frankenmuth, Mich., and visit Bonners Christmas Wonderland, then to the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center in Fremont, Ohio.

For a detailed itinerary and prices: 410-848-8840, Ext. 307.

Seniors In Action lists excursions for June

The Seniors In Action Recreation Council has planned the following trips:

June 6, mystery trip. Cost is $53 for members and $55.65 for nonmembers.

June 8, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra "Star Spangled" concert. Cost is $62 for members and $65.10 for nonmembers.

June 11, Morris Mechanic Theatre for "Cabaret," $80 for members and $85 for nonmembers.

June 21, Phillips Crab House, Ocean City. Cost is $57 for members and $60 for nonmembers.

Information: 410-386-2604.

North Carroll announces bus trip schedule

North Carroll Senior Center has announced these bus trips:

June 14: Capital Theatre, Chambersburg, Pa., to see "Country Music Jamboree" and have dinner at Dobbins House Restaurant in Gettysburg, Pa. The cost is $44.50.

July 14-16: German Sudsand Songs, three days, two nights, two breakfasts and dinners, plus a dinner show at Forest Willow, luncheon, cruise and LaComedia Dinner Theatre. Includes a tour of Cincinnati, northern Kentucky and Oldenberg Brewery. Cost is $300 a person for double occupancy, $360 for single. Information: 410-374-2602.

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