Salute to Seniors luncheon May 7 in Glen Burnie...


April 03, 2002

Salute to Seniors luncheon May 7 in Glen Burnie

Community Advocates for Senior Opportunities and Services is planning its 33rd Salute to Seniors luncheon for noon May 7 at La Fontaine Bleu, 7514 S. Ritchie Highway, Glen Burnie.

Keynote speaker for the event will be Rep. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. Other guests will include state Sen. Philip C. Jimeno, County Executive Janet S. Owens and Del. John R. Leopold. Awards will be given to seniors for outstanding volunteer community activities.

The event is open to the public. The cost is $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Information: 410-789- 2192 or 410-761-1769.

Pascal Pacers walking program begins Monday

Pascal Senior Center's walking program, the Pascal Pacers, will hold its opening ceremony at 8:30 a.m. Monday on the back patio of Pascal Senior Center, 125 Dorsey Road, Glen Burnie.

Participants will receive registration cards, promotional items and mileage cards on which they can keep a tally of the distance they've walked. The walking course, which runs through Saw Mill Park, has been measured so walkers can record the distance they've walked. Information: 410- 787-4367.


Landscape management: Carol Jalick, master gardener from the University of Maryland Cooperative Extension, will talk about landscape management at 9:30 a.m. Monday at Pascal Senior Center, 125 Dorsey Road, Glen Burnie. Topics include lawn care, borders and beds, and storm water runoff. Information: 410-222-6680.

Gardening workshop: Annapolis Senior Center will offer a two-part workshop, "Planting a Garden," at 12:45 p.m. Monday and April 15 at Annapolis Senior Center, 1027 Bay Ridge Ave. in Eastport Shopping Center. Margie Truesdale will lead the workshop. The first day will include a discussion of garden planning. The second day will involve planting and a discussion of plant care. Information: 410-222-1818.

Flea market: Pasadena Senior Center will hold a flea market from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 20 at the center, 4103 Mountain Road, Pasadena. Table rental prices range from $10 to $15. Donations of jewelry, clothes, appliances and other small items are being sought. Information: 410-222-0030.

Art class: Pascal Senior Center is offering a class in acrylic and multimedia painting. Anne Arundel Community College instructor Alice Yeager will demonstrate the use of watercolor-like washes including oil layering, scumbling and glazing, impasto and textural effects. Seniors at all levels of artistic ability are welcome. The 10-week class will be offered from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Pascal Senior Center, 125 Dorsey Road, Glen Burnie beginning today. The cost is $20. Information: 410-222- 6680.

Global economy: O'Malley Senior Center, 1275 Odenton Road, Odenton, will sponsor a one-day seminar, "Global Market Economy," from 10 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. April 12. Instructor John Baer will cover topics including free monopoly markets and free competitive markets. The seminar is free. Registration is required. Information: 410-222-6227.

Senior trips: South County Senior Center in Edgewater has trips, including: Palace of Gold ("America's Taj Mahal") in Wheeling, W.Va., from April 16 to 18; and Winterthur Museum and Gardens and Wyeth House and Studio in Delaware on May 3. Senior center membership ($10 a year) is required. Information: 410-222-1927 or 410-798- 4802.

Trips: Annapolis Senior Center, 1027 Bay Ridge Ave., has announced its trip schedule. Trips include: Gettysburg, May 18; Atlantic City, June 13; boat trip to St. Michael's, July 15; Red Roost crab feast, Aug. 13; Sight and Sound Dinner Theater, Sept. 11; Western Maryland train trip, Oct. 22; Dutch Apple Dinner Theater, Nov. 7; and Christmas in Williamsburg, Dec. 3-5. Information: 410-222-1818.

Caregivers conference: "Caregiving: Meeting the Challenges," the 10th annual caregivers conference sponsored by the county Department of Aging, the Central Maryland chapter of the Alzheimer's Association and Anne Arundel Community College, will be held May 10 at the college. The goal of the conference is to offer support to family caregivers and present information to professional caregivers. The cost is $15, which includes meals and supplies. College credit is available for an additional fee. Information: Marjorie Crain, Department of Aging, 410-222-4464.

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