Senior notes

November 16, 2005

O'Malley Senior Center has announced the following activity:

Dec. 8 and 15, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., workshop making Christmas decorations from wool and other items. Supply fee: $8. Registration.

Information: 410-222-6227.

Pascal center honors veterans

Pascal Senior Center has the following activities planned:

Jan. 12 through March 16, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., dance classes for seniors. The classes include African dance, ballet, jazz dance, hip-hop, liturgical dance and creative dance. Discount for seniors. Registration.

Information: 410-222-6680.

Holiday workshop, dance planned

South County Senior Center will offer these activities:

Today, 1 p.m., autumn dance.

Tomorrow, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., computer workshop on holiday activities: cards, pictures and games. Registration is required.

Friday, 10 a.m. to noon, computer workshop, anti-virus and Internet security. Registration is required.

Friday, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., "Ask Your Computer Questions Workshop." Registration is required.

Tuesday, Thanksgiving dinner. Reservations are required.

Nov. 23, 12:30 p.m., movie and popcorn.

Nov. 24 and 25, center closed for Thanksgiving.

Nov. 30, special program in period clothing on the roles of famous women in history.

Dec. 1, 9 a.m., winter class registration begins; classes start Jan. 9.

Dec. 5, 1 p.m., Garden Club will make boxwood topiary centerpieces. Registration.

Dec. 6, 9:30 a.m., Center Advisory Council will meet at Edgewater library.

Dec. 6, 1 p.m., New Kids on the Block meet.

Dec. 7, 12:30 p.m., Trudy Marie Woomer will present an afternoon of country music.

Dec. 9, 9 a.m. to noon, holiday sale.

Dec. 12, 12:30 p.m., Diabetic Support Group meets to discuss eating fruits, vegetables and soy products.

Dec. 12 and 13, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., AARP Safe Driving Course. Fee: $10. Registration.

Dec. 13, 11 a.m., annual holiday luncheon at the Sheraton in Annapolis. Celebration will be teamed with O'Malley Senior Center. Dancing to music by the Greg McDonald Band. Tickets: $20.

Dec. 14, Heritage Harbor Chorus will present holiday music show.

Dec. 19, 10 a.m. to noon, annual holiday celebration, member talent show.

Dec. 21, 10 a.m., decorating cookies, socializing and drinking tea.

Dec. 21, 12:30 p.m., movie and popcorn, feature to be announced.

Dec. 26, center closed for the holidays.

Dec. 28, 12:30 p.m., Bingo and celebrate the New Year.

Information: 410-222-1927.

Pascal Senior Center announces trips

Pascal Senior Center has announced trips for the year, including:

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

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

Dec. 15, concert of songs and carols at St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, Hanover, Pa. Lunch at Hickory Bridge Farm.

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

Seniors sought to teach life skills

The Anne Arundel County Department of Aging is seeking "volunteer grandparents" to work with children 15 to 20 hours a week. Activities include mentoring, tutoring and giving advice on life skills, with extra attention for children in Head Start, special education, shelters or family-support centers.

Other activities include reading stories, working with puzzles, and helping children learn to feed themselves and set a table, as well as learn colors, numbers and the alphabet. Volunteers must be income-eligible and at least 60 years old. Benefits include a tax-free stipend, paid training, free transportation, sick leave, lunches and medical exams.

Information: 410-222-4464.

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