Senior notes

June 03, 2005

Pascal Senior Center plans a variety of trips

Pascal Senior Center has announced the following trips for the year:

July 14, Dorothy-Megan paddlewheeler, two-hour trip on the Choptank River, Hurlock. Lunch at Suicide Bridge Restaurant.

Aug. 4, Bye-Bye Birdie, Three Little Bakers Dinner Theatre, Wilmington, Del.

Aug. 18, "Wings of Fancy," a live butterfly show, Brookside Gardens, Wheaton.

Sept. 19-23, weeklong trip to Lake Placid, N.Y. and the Adirondacks.

Oct. 1-3, Train ride through the Tygart Valley Gorge, W.Va., also visit Snow Shoe and Elkins.

Nov. 3, The reopening of the Walters Art Gallery Charles Street Building.

Dec. 1, Christmas From the Heart, Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre, Lancaster, Pa.

Dec. 8-9, Williamsburg, Va., at Christmastime, and the holiday lights display in Newport News Park.

Dec. 15, Concert of songs and carols played on organ, piano and harpsichord at St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, Hanover, Pa. Lunch at Hickory Bridge Farm.

Participants must be 55 or older and members of the center. Information: 410-222-6682.

Beach party planned at O'Malley center

O'Malley Senior Center will offer the following programs:

Tuesday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Summer Beach Blast Party with Mambo Jim. Day of music and cold drinks. Door prizes.

Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., scrapbooking workshop. Organize photos and memories in a scrapbook Participants should bring six to eight photos on one theme to start the book. Registration.

Wednesday, 1 p.m., workshop on container gardening. Registration.

June 10, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., computer scanning workshop. Registration. 410-222-6227.

Registration and information: 410-222-6227.

South County center announces events

South County Senior Center will offer the following programs:

Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., free blood pressure and glucose screenings.

Wednesday, 11 a.m., discussion about nutrition for seniors. Simple recipes, samples and information on soy, flax and other "new foods" will be discussed.

Wednesday, 6 a.m., fishing for rockfish onboard the Jil Carrie out of Deale. Cost is $50, which includes bait and tackle. Bring lunch and drinks with cooler.

June 13, 12:30 p.m., discussion on diabetes.

June 15, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., "Relay Wrap Event," night of dancing, with light refreshments. Cost: $5, to benefit Relay for Life team.

June 22, 1 p.m., "Memories of Elvis" performing with an Elvis impersonator.

June 23, 9 a.m. to 2:45 p.m., free vascular screenings. Registration.

June 24 and 25, Relay for Life, to benefit the American Cancer Society, at South River High School. 410-222-1927.

June 26, 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., free glaucoma screening. Registration.

Information: 410-222-1927.

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