Shamrock Senior Center March Activities

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Shamrock Senior Center

MARCH, 2012 Program Schedule

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:
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.
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.

Mecklenburg County Health Department – Dietician – Beth Mac from
Friday, March 5, 2012 – 10:00am
Sometime we ask ourselves if we are choosing the right foods to eat.  This presentation will help you.

BE RED CROSS READY
Monday, March 12, 2012 – 10:00am
An American Red Cross representativewill give an overview of the Red Cross Organization along with instructions on what to do in case of an emergency or disaster.

POETRY SESSION
Monday, March 19, 2012 – 9:30am – 11:00am
Poetry is a lot of things to many ofus.A poet uses words instead of paint.  Share with us your favorite poemon this day.

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

DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP
Meets every second Friday of the month
March 9, 2012 – 10:00am – 11:00am
Please call for sign-up at 704-531-6900

ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP
Meets first Friday of the month
March 2, 2012 – 10:00am – 11:00am
Registration required.  Please call (704) 532-7390

 

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

LATIN GROUP – EXERCISE WITH DEBRA
Wednesdays from 10:00am – 11:00am

CENTER FOR PREVENTION SERVICES
Prevention Services of the Carolinas Programs  SPANISH
Wednesdays
March 7 & 21, 2012
12:30pm – 1:45pm

CHARLOTTE MECKLENBURG LIBRARY – SPANISH PROGRAM
Wednesdays
March 14 & 28, 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

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.
$30.00 – Discount Card Holder
$75.00 – Non – Discount Card Holder
$50.00 – 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 “quehablanespañol.”
$30.00  – Discount Card Holder
$75.00  – Non – Discount Card Holder
$50.00 – Discount Card Holder for Intermediate & Conversational Spanish Classes.
EAT SMART – MOVE MORE – WEIGH LESS PROGRAM
Friday, March 23, 2012 and ends June 29, 2012. – 10:00am
Eat Smart, Move More; Weigh Less is a program that will:
Explore behaviors that help you achieve and maintain a healthy weight.
Identify strategies to help you eat smart and move more.
Shows you how living mindfully can help you achieve and maintain a healthy weight.
Help you create new, lifelong habits! Program fee $20.00.
For registration please call (704) 531-6900.

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

Movies
Movie & Pizza – “The Associate”
Friday, March 16, 2012 – 12:30pm
A comedy about making it on Wall Street with Whoopie Goldberg.
$1.00 – Discount Card Holder
$2.00 – Non- Discount Card Holder

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