Shamrock Senior Center June Events

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Shamrock Senior Center
JUNE 1-30 PROGRAM LIST
3925 Willard Farrow Drive
Charlotte, NC  29215
Tel:  (704) 531-6900 Fax (704) 531-6008
www.cmseniorcenters.org
Free Services and Fun
Free
SHIIP COUNSELOR
ANSWERS TO YOUR HEALTH INSURANCE QUESTIONS
Please call (704) 531-6900 for appointment.
CHARLOTTE SCHOOL OF LAW
ELDER LAW CLINIC
Assistance with:
Health care planning and decision making
Protection from abuse, neglect & exploitation
Will drafting, advance directives and durable powers of attorney
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.
Free
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.
SUPPORT GROUPS
DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP
Meets every second Friday of the month.
June 8, 2012 – 10:00am – 11:00am
Please call for sign-up at 704-531-6900
GRANDPARENTS  SUPPORT GROUP
Meets second Monday of each month.
June 11, 2012
11:00am – 12:00noon
Registration required.  Please call (704) 336-4873
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.
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!!
LATIN GROUP ACTIVITY
Meets every Wednesday from 10:00am – 1:45pm
Free
LATIN GROUP – “EXERCISE WITH DEBRA”
Wednesdays from 10:00am – 11:00am
CENTER FOR PREVENTION SERVICES
Prevention Services of the Carolinas Programs SPANISH
Wednesdays
June 6 & 20, 2012
12:30pm – 1:45pm
CHARLOTTE MECKLENBURG LIBRARY – SPANISH PROGRAM
Wednesdays
June 13 & 27, 2012
12:30pm – 1:45pm
Lunch
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.
Exercise and Fitness
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
Classes and Lectures
FREE – “Matter of Balance:  Managing Concerns aboutFalls”
June 4 – June 27, 2012
Classes will be held twice a week for 4 weeks.
Mondays & Wednesday from 10:00am – 12:00noon
A Matter of Balance is designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase activity levels among older adults. Participants learn to set realistic goals to increase activity, change their environment to reduce fall risk factors, and learn simple exercises to increase strength and balance.
Please call Shamrock Senior Center 704-531-6900 to registeror for more information.
FREE – Conversation with Jonathan Kromer
Monday, June 25, 2012—10:00am
Feel free to bring in topics for discussion.  This is an open forum.
FREE – ELDER ABUSE PRESENTATION
Monday, June 11, 2012 – 10:00am
Lean to identify signs of Elder Abuse.
Cards
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.
Special Events and Trips
FREE – ICE CREAM SOCIAL
June 22, 2012 – 12:30pm
Get together and socialize with a scoop or two of ice cream!!!
TRIPS
Mecklenburg County Park & Recreation offers monthly trips for seniors in our area.  Please call Park & Recreation for schedule at 704-353-1237.
Movies
Popcorn & Movie– “The Straight Story”
Friday, June 29, 2012 – 1:00pm
An old man makes a long journey by tractor to mend his relationship with an ill brother.
$1.00 – Discount Card Holder
$2.00 – Non- Discount Card Holder
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