Shamrock Senior Center – Charlotte January Calendar

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Shamrock Senior Center – Charlotte

January 2012 Programs

3925 Willard Farrow Drive
Charlotte, NC  29215
Tel:  (704) 531-6900
Fax (704) 531-6008
www.cmseniorcenters.org
Free Services and Fun

SHIIP COUNSELOR
ANSWERS TO YOUR HEALTH INSURANCE QUESTIONS
Please call (704) 531-6900 for appointment.

CHARLOTTE SCHOOL OF LAW
ELDER LAW CLINIC
Assistance with:
a.  Health care planning and decision making
b.  Protection from abuse, neglect & exploitation
c.  Will drafting, advance directives and durable powers of attorney
d.  Custody, guardianship & other non-criminal matters

For more information please call (704) 971-8399.

LEGAL SERVICES FOR THE ELDERLY
A program of Legal Services of Southern Piedmont
Legal services for the Elderly provide advice, information, and document preparation.  Please call the Senior Center at 704-531-6900.

FREE NOTARY SERVICES
Please call for appointment – 704-531-6900.

BOWLING – TENNIS?
Join us for a game and bring your friends.  Our Wii machine is available at the front desk.

SHREDDER SERVICES
Mondays thru Fridays – 2:00pm – 4:00pm

RECUMBENT BIKES – Drop In
Mondays thru Fridays

Mondays  1:00pm – 4:00pm
Tuesdays 8:00am -10:00am -& 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am -10:00am -& 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Thursdays 8:00am -10:00am -& 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Fridays  8:00am -11:00am

LIBRARY – BOOK CENTER – Drop In
Mondays thru Fridays
You can check out a book from our library center and bring it back just like the regular libraries.

Mondays  1:00pm – 4:00pm
Tuesdays 8:00am -10:00am & 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am -10:00am & 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Thursdays 8:00am -10:00am & 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Fridays  8:00am – 2:00pm
Please call to verify no meeting is schedule for the Library room.

COMPUTER LAB – Drop In
Mondays thru Fridays
You can check your email & look for information.

Mondays  1:00pm – 4:00pm
Tuesdays 8:00am -10:00am -& 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am -10:00am -& 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Thursdays 8:00am -10:00am -& 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Fridays  8:00am – 2:00pm
Please call to verify no meeting is schedule for the Computer Lab.

TAI-CHI ARTHRITIS CLASS
Mondays 10:00am – 11:00am
This class will help you to achieve physical balance by strengthening muscles and improving coordination.  Tai-Chi can relieve pain associated with osteoporosis, arthritis and other chronic pain conditions.

SHAMROCK’S TALENT SHOW
“Come and have fun with us sharing your special talents.”
Friday, January 27, 2012
9:30am – 11:00am
CAFÉ AT SHAMROCK
Join us for our daily lunch program.  Call the Senior Center and speak with Ms. Diane Woods, Site Coordinator for the Mecklenburg County Senior Citizen Nutrition Program  704-531-6900 x 202.  Registrations are Mondays & Fridays at 12:30pm.  All customers must be 60 or better and a resident of Mecklenburg County to qualify.
CLUBS

THE GABBY READERS
Like to Read?  Join the Senior Center book club, “The Gabby Readers” every Monday from 12:00noon to 1:00pm.  Bring your suggestions and a friend.  Refreshments provided.

BRIDGE CLUB
Fridays, 12:30pm – 3:30pm
If you and three of your friends want to play bridge come on over to Shamrock Senior Center and enjoy the afternoon playing a good game of bridge!  Enjoy an afternoon of fun with friendly people.
SHAMROCK WALKING CLUB
Mondays – Wednesdays – Fridays
10:00am – 10:30am
Join us for a walk around the beautiful Aldersgate grounds.  Bring you walking shoes and a friend!!
SUPPORT GROUPS

GRANDPARENTS  SUPPORT GROUP
Meets second Monday of each month.
January 9, 2012
11:00am – 12:00noon
Registration required.  Please call (704) 336-4873

DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP
Meets every second Friday of the month
January 13, 2012 – 10:00am – 11:00am
Please call for sign-up at 704-531-6900

ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP
Meets first Friday of the month
January 6, 2012 – 10:00am – 11:00am
Registration required.  Please call (704) 532-7390

 

TRIPS-TRIPS-TRIPS

Mecklenburg County Park & Recreation offers monthly trips for seniors in our area.  Please call Park & Recreation for schedule at 704-353-1237.

LATIN GROUP ACTIVITIES

LATIN GROUP
Meets every Wednesday from 10:00am – 1:45pm

LATIN GROUP – EXERCISE WITH LORENA
Wednesdays from 10:00am – 11:00am
CENTER FOR PREVENTION SERVICES
Prevention Services of the Carolinas Programs  SPANISH
Wednesdays
January 4 & 18, 2012
12:30pm – 1:45pm

CHARLOTTE MECKLENBURG LIBRARY – SPANISH PROGRAM
Wednesdays
January 11 & 25, 2012
12:30pm – 1:45pm
CLASSES
AEROBIC EXERCISE – Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays
11:00am – 12:00noon
This class has upbeat and energetic music that combines stretching, muscle strengthening and cardio-vascular endurance into a fun and exciting exercise program.
$20.00 – Discount Card Holder (monthly)
$25.00 – Non – Discount Card Holder (monthly)
TAI-CHI CLASSES – Wednesdays
1:00pm – 2:00pm
Tai Chi practiced by elders can relieve pain associated with osteoporosis, arthritis and variety of other chronic pain conditions.  It can also reduce stress, making the exercises a safer alternative than medications to treat anxiety, especially for elders sensitive to anti-anxiety medications.

$5.00 per class paid directly to instructor
Please call for registration. 704-531-6900

INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER – Monday, January 9 thru March 26, 2012
9:00am – 11:30am
The Charlotte Mecklenburg Senior Centers are equipped to provide state-of-the-art classes in our computer lab!  Our computer lab is furnished with six computers.
$30.00 – Discount Card Holder
$75.00 – Non – Discount Card Holder

INTERMEDIATE SPANISH CLASS
Wednesday, January 11 thru March 28, 2012
11:00am – 12:00noon
We will be teaching intermediate Spanish in a fun and relaxed atmosphere.  This class will be designed to familiarize you with normal street Spanish.
$40.00 – Discount Card Holder
$85.00 – Non – Discount Card Holder
$60.00 – Discount Card Holder for Intermediate & Conversational Spanish Classes

CONVERSATIONAL SPANISH CLASS
Wednesday, January 11 thru March 28, 2012
12:00noon – 1:00pm
We will be teaching Conversational Spanish for those students “que hablan español.”
$40.00  – Discount Card Holder
$85.00  – Non – Discount Card Holder
$60.00 – Discount Card Holder for Intermediate & Conversational Spanish Classes.

MOVIE TIME
Friday, January 20, 2012 – 1:00pm
“SECONDHAND LIONS”
$1.00 – Discount Card Holder
$2.00 – Non- Discount Card Holder

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