Senior events

Life After 50

June 04, 2000

Augsburg Lutheran Home of Maryland, 6811 Campfield Road. 2 p.m. Tuesday: "Everything You Wanted to Know About Aging, But Were Afraid to Ask," lecture by Janet Kurland. Free. Call 410-486-4573.

Senior Network of North Baltimore, 5828 York Road. 2 p.m. Tuesday: "Cool Down -- How to Understand and Cope With Anger" lecture. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Wednesday: Presentation about shingles and the Shingles Prevention Study for those over 60 who had chickenpox as children. 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Friday: MTA photo-identification cards for seniors. Bring proof of birth date. Free. Call 410-323-7131 to register.

Bykota Senior Center, 611 Central Ave., Towson. 9 a.m. Tuesday: Book club meets. 10 a.m. Tuesday: Blood pressure screenings. 1 p.m. Tuesday: First Tuesday Dance. 6 p.m. Tuesday: Line dancing. 1 p.m. Thursday: Learn about healthy foods and supposedly healthy foods at the supermarket. 10:45 a.m. Friday: Skin cancer lecture. 1 p.m. Friday: Harbor City Chorus performs. 10 a.m. June 13: Learn flower arranging. 6 p.m. June 13: Bingo. 9 a.m. June 16: Father's Day breakfast. 1 p.m. June 16: Audrey Lane sings. Call 410-887-3094.

Long-term care workshop: Learn about Medicare and Medicaid's role in long-term care and what long-term care insurance covers, 7 p.m. Wednesday at Marriott's Brighton Gardens of Pikesville, 1840 Reisterstown Road. Free. Call 410-580-0892.

Workshop for retired professionals: Adults 55 and over can attend a lecture on "Part-Time Careers for the Retired Professional," 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday at the Rosenbloom Owings Mills JCC, 3506 Gwynnbrook Ave. $7; $3 members. Call 410-356-5200, Ext. 324.

"An Olde Fashioned Picnic": Dancing, fortune-telling, organ grinders, hay rides, food, more, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Wednesday at Merritt Point Park, 7600 Dunman Way, Dundalk. Sponsored by the Baltimore County Departments of Aging and Recreation and Parks. Rain date Thursday. Call 410-887-2040.

Action-in-Maturity events: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Wednesday: Arthritis talk and lunch at 3838 Roland Ave. Reservations by Monday. 11 a.m.-noon Friday: Talk on saving money on prescriptions, then lunch at 3838 Roland Ave. Reservations by Wednesday. 6:30 p.m. Friday: Music by the St. Thomas Aquinas Folk Group and refreshments in the garden at 3939 Roland Ave. Reservations by Wednesday. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. June 14: Father's Day luncheon at 3939 Roland Ave. Reservations by June 12. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. June 14: Blood pressure screenings and talk on new house-call program from Union Memorial Hospital, at 3939 Roland Ave. Reservations by June 12. For all events, call 410-889-7915.

Liberty Senior Center, 3525 Resource Drive, Randallstown. 10:30 a.m. Thursday: Book Talk, with a Randallstown librarian. 5 p.m. June 12: Dinner and a caregivers' seminar on "Legal Tools: Powers of Attorney and Advance Directive." $4. 10 a.m. June 14: Speaker Louis Diggs on the heritage of black Americans in Baltimore County. Call 410-887-0780.

Joseph SeniorLife Center, 430 S. Broadway. Noon June 13: Crime prevention talk with a police officer. Call 410-732-5000.

Jewish Community Center: The Summer Elder Experience will be held June 19-23 at the Best Western Conference Center in Westminster. The event will include classes, live entertainment, kosher meals and a variety of sports. $385 for JCC members; $415 nonmembers. Call 410-356-5200, Ext. 324.

Edward A. Myerberg Senior Center, 3101 Fallstaff Road. 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m. June 22, July 27 and Aug. 24: "Jewish History You Didn't Learn in School," lecture by Myrna Goldberger. $5. Call 410-358-6856.

Pikesville Senior Center: Bicycle rides are offered for seniors on Mondays and Tuesdays throughout the Maryland/Delaware region, starting at various locations. Call 410-887-1245.

Learn to play the guitar: The Catonsville Senior Center, 501 N. Rolling Road, is offering guitar lessons Fridays, 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Beginners welcome. Call 410-887-0900.

For calendar listing, please send typed news releases four weeks in advance to Lori Sears, Features, The Sun, 501 N. Calvert St., Baltimore, Md. 21278.

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