Senior Notes

June 14, 2006

Center announces two trips in August

Pascal Senior center has announced these trips:

Aug. 10, to the Inner Harbor with buffet at Phillips Restaurant and sightseeing at Top of the World in the World Trade Center. Sightseeing will also include a tour of downtown on The Duck, an amphibious vehicle.

Aug. 17, to the Butterfly Conservatory at Brookside Gardens, Wheaton. Lunch will be at Mr. K's Tollhouse.

Registration. 410-222-6680.

Activities planned at Annapolis center

The Annapolis Senior Center has announced these activities:

Today, 8:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m., Reiki clinic to be offered. Register for appointment.

Tomorrow, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., day at Mayo Beach.

Monday, 1 p.m., presentation on hospice living.

Monday, through June 23, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., accepting donations for annual flea market. All items should be in good condition. No clothing accepted.

Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. to noon, minimassages for head, neck, hand and back. Call for appointment.

June 21, 1 p.m., Caribbean party with Johnny Walker. Registration.

June 21, 9:30 a.m. to noon, free blood pressure and glucose screenings.

June 22, 6 a.m., trip to Deale for a day of fishing. Price of the trip is $50, which includes pole and bait. Bring hat, lunch, drinks and cooler for fish. Registration.

June 23, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., flea market.

June 26 and 27, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., AARP Safe Driving Course. Fee: $10, payable at time of registration.

June 29, 10 a.m. to noon, wellness seminar. Brunch served at 10 a.m. Registration.

June 30, 10 a.m., to 1 p.m. Walking Club will go to Westfield Shoppingtown Annapolis.

The center is at 1027 Bay Ridge Ave., Eastport.

Information: 410-222-1818.

Arnold center plans annual variety show

The Arnold Senior Center will present its fifth annual variety show at 12:30 p.m. Friday at 44 Church Road.

This event will showcase singers, dancers, musicians and other talented participants.

Light refreshments will be served after the show.

Reservations were closed last week.

Information: 410-222-1922.

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 or living in shelters and family-support centers.

Participants 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.

Annapolis center plans Niagara trip

The Annapolis Senior Center will host a trip to Niagara Falls and Toronto from Monday to June 23.

This will include a boat ride on the Maid of the Mist, a dinner at Skylon Tower and a visit to a casino.

The cost is $525 (double occupancy) or $644 (single). An itinerary will be available at 1027 Bay Ridge Ave., Annapolis.

Information: 410-222-1818.

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