NORTH MECK – SENIOR CENTER August 2012 ACTIVITY SCHEDULE

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NORTH MECK – SENIOR CENTER
August 2012 ACTIVITY SCHEDULE
16601 Old Statesville Road
Huntersville, NC 28078
Hours: 8:30am – 4:30pm – Monday through Friday
704-875-1270
OUR PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES ARE OPEN FOR ALL OLDER ADULTS 55+ IN THE COMMUNITY.
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Join us for our “senior friendly” Summer Olympic Games.
The Week of August 12th, we’ll play Wii Bowling, Corn Hole, Bean Bag Baseball, Target Ball Toss and more.  You could be crowned the top medal winner of our Olympics.  Sign up now to join a team.
Please call right away at 704-875-1270
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The following programs are FREE to all, no discount card required.
1.  Movies and Popcorn – FREE
2nd and 4th Thursdays at 1:00
Thursday, August 9 – Bagger Vance
Thursday, August 23 – Forrest Gump
No need to register, just come and enjoy some popcorn and entertainment.
2.First Monday of the Month Birthday Bash
10:30am–Program
11:30am – Birthday Bash Pot Luck Lunch.   Everyone invited.  Bring a dish to share for the pot-luck luncheon. Those with the birthday of the month will be honored.
Free to all.  Monday, August 6, 2012.   Please pre-register 704-875-1270
3. Book Club
Second Friday Monthly
Book club is taking July and August off.  Please come to the center on August 10 to receive the book for September’s meeting which will be on September 14th at 1:00pm
4. Knit/Crochet Club.  We’ve had some donations of yarn lately.  The club is really growing and more and more people are coming who have never knitted or crocheted before.   Everyone is so friendly and helps all the newbies as well as sharing patterns with everyone. We continue to make prayer shawls, lap robes and baby hats to be donated to local charities.  And this group has begun to create beautiful items for our Fall Craft Festival. All levels of experience welcome. Instruction available. Please bring your own needles and materials if you have them. Come and enjoy others who love this craft.
FREE   Mondays at 1:00pm
5. Spice Lectures (Senior Programs of Interest and Continuing Education)
Always free and open to the community
Snacks and Beverages available for a time of socialization after the lecture.
Lecture #1 – Walt Neil of Neil’s Compounding Pharmacy
Date: Friday, August 10, 2012
Time: 10:30 – 11:45am
Topic: Probiotics and more
Lecture #2 Shayne Davis – Pet Therapy
Date: Friday, August 24, 2012
Time: 10:30am – 11:45am
Topic: Join Shayne and his furry friends will talk about the training and benefits of pet therapy
Please pre-register at 704-875-1270 for all lectures/Walk-ins always welcome.
6. Out to Lunch Bunch
3rd Monday Monthly
Monday, August 20, 2012 – 12:30pm
Please call 704-875-1270 for information.
7. Open Games Day  Free to all.
1st and 5th Fridays Monthly
August 3 and 31, 2012 –   9:00AM – 12:00PM  Come join us for Cribbage, Scrabble, Chess, Checkers, cards work on a puzzle and more.  Bring a friend, bring lots of friends.  And if you have a favorite game, bring it as well.
8 . Open Wii Bowling
Fridays, 9:00- 11:00    FREE to all.
Learn how to bowl with the Wii Machine and exercise your body, mind and sense of humor. It is great for increasing your hand/eye coordination.
It is FREE to all and is every Friday, 9:00am – 11:00am
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The following programs have a fee, one for discount card holders, and the other for those who do not have an annual discount card.  Remember, however, that you don’t need a discount card to come and enjoy our programs.
1.Easy Does It Strength Training Class Keep your bones and your muscles strong using hand weights and exercise tubes.  Improve your flexibility, blood pressure, range of motion, bone density, and posture. This class is on-going. Newcomers welcome.
Time: 9:00am – 10:00am Mondays and Wednesdays
Fees: $32.00 /month.  $16.00/month with discount card
2. Tai Chi
Tuesdays at 9:00am at the Hut at Mt. Zion UMC, Cornelius Join Tai Chi Instructor Mike Gentile as he leads Arthritis Foundation Tai Chi, recommended for all older adults.  Benefits include increased balance, coordination, and strength, all of which greatly benefit older adults.
Fees: $30.00/month.  $25.00/month with discount card
3. Line Dance Class This class is for persons of all abilities who want to enjoy a good time of dancing for exercise and fun.
Fees: $20.00/month.   $10.00/month with discount card
Thursdays at 9:30am
4. Bingo – Two cards is the limit and we ask that you donate $2.00 per person to help with purchasing prizes, which you will get every time you win.
Tuesdays at 1:00pm
5. Hand and Foot Card Game Wednesdays at 10:00am
This card game, based on Canasta, is easy to learn and very addictive.
Fees: $2.00/day.   Free with discount card
6. Pinochle – Thursdays – 11:00am
Fees: $2.00/day.   Free with discount card
7.  Mexican Train
First and third Thursdays every month.   10:00am  – Bring your lunch
Fees: $2.00/day.   Free with discount card
8. Bid Whist – Tuesdays 12:30pm
Fees:   $2.00/day.  Free with discount card
9. Greeting Cards and Paper Folding Techniques Class with Beverly Terry
Make your own greeting cards using a variety of paper folding techniques under the expert tutelage of instructor, Beverly Terry.  Beverly has been teaching for many years and is the owner of her own shop in Cornelius called Terryfic Times.  Thursday August 23, 10:30am – 12:30pm
$10.00 per person and all materials are included.
As always, please pre-pay and pre-register.  (704-875-1270)
10.  Monthly Luncheon
Enjoy a healthy lunch and gather with special friends.
Friday, August 17, 2012, 11:30am – 1:00pm    MUST Pre-register and pre-pay -704-875-1270
Fees: $8.00/ $4.00 with discount card
Caterer and Sponsor:  TBA.
11. Lunch at Tenders Fresh Food every third Wednesday of each month from 11:00am –3:00pm.  This month it is Wednesday, August 21, 2012
A percentage of all the proceeds for that day are donated to our center.  Invite your friends and neighbors to help with this great cause.
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Classes with fees will NOT be pro-rated due to participant absence.
Annual Discount Card of $52.00 per person/ $90.00 per couple
www.cmseniorcenters.org   –   704-875-1270  –   northmeckdirector@cmseniorcenters.org
Annual Discount Card of $52.00 per person/ $90.00 per couple
Card Type Amount Gifts Received Tax Deductions Card Color
– Platinum Supporter $150 (single)
$190 (couple) Receive Annual Discount Card, CMSC Tote Bag, Insulated Cup with lid and straw, and CMSC Emblem $88 (single)
$90 (couple) Platinum
– Gold Supporter
$100 (single)
$140 (couple) Receive Annual Discount Card, plus Insulated Cup with lid and straw, and CMSC Emblem $43 (single)
$45 (couple) Gold
– Bronze Supporter $75 (single)
$115 (couple) Receive Annual Discount Card and CMSC car magnet or decal $21 (single)
$22 (couple) Bronze
– Annual Discount $52 (single) $90 (couple) Receive 25% to 50% off on classes and activities Blue
Charlotte Mecklenburg Senior Centers, Inc. is a United Way Agency
Please note that classes with fees will NOT be pro-rated due to participant absence.
The Mission of the Charlotte Mecklenburg Senior Centers, Inc.
The Charlotte Mecklenburg Senior Centers exist to enrich the lives of seniors through programs and services that will improve their health and wellness, decrease their loneliness and isolation,and provide social, economic and educationtal opportunities.
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