Senior notes

June 21, 2006

O'Malley plans trips to Pennsylvania

O'Malley Senior Center has announced these trips:

Sept. 26, trip to Music in the Manor, Bucks County, Pa., to see Lullaby of Broadway Revue. Cost of trip is $74 and money is due by Aug. 5.

Nov. 7, trip to QVC Studios and King of Prussia Mall. Fee is $37, due by Oct. 3.

Information and reservations, 410-222-6227.

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

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

Tomorrow, 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.

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

Monday and Tuesday, 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.

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.

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