Tyvola Senior Center – March Activities

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Tyvola Senior Center – Program List – March, 2012
Brain Health and Memory Month
Free
NEW! Brain Boosters-Thursdays, beginning March 1 – 29, 2012,10- 11:30 am
This five week class will teach you the importance of cognitive stimulation and functioning, while boosting your memory. You will challenge the left and right sides of your brain with various brain exercises in order to maintain your active life.  Call the Center to register 704-522-6222!  Space is limited!
NEW! Hypnosis Workshop– Mondays, beginning March 5 – 26, 2012,10:30 -11:30 am
This four week hypnotherapy series will aid with your management of chronic diseases and/or habits you face on a daily basis.  Ralph Broom from the Charlotte Hypnosis Center will teach you relaxation, stress release, and self-hypnosis techniques you can use in the comfort of your home. Limit: 15 participants
Call the Center to register 704-522-6222!
NEW! Living Healthy with Diabetes-Wednesdays, beginning March 14 thru April 11, 2012,1 -3:30 pm
This six week workshopwas developed by Stanford University and will help you or someone you know learn to live a healthy life with this chronic condition.  Call the Center to register 704-522-6222!Limit: 15 participants
NEW!Tyvola Senior Center Annual Art Show– Friday, March 30, 2012,5:30 -7:30 pm
Join us for wine and cheese, good company, and beautiful art! We will be displaying work by artists in all of our art classes.  This event is FREE and open to the public.
It’s Back! Tax Filing Assistance -Tuesdays and Thursdays, February 2 -April 17, 2012
It is that time of year again!  For those 55 years and better and/or any disabled persons, this service is for you! The Center is partnering with AARP for tax filing assistance for simple tax returnsfrom February 2, 2012 and ending April 12, 2012.  You MUST schedule an appointment.  Call (704) 522-6222.
It’s Back! Tyvola Center Cinemas –Fridays at 1 pm
From the heart throbbing classic films to the jaw dropping new age DVDs, we encourage you to watch our wide variety of flicks.  New movies will be shown each weekand popcorn will be served!Call the Center at (704)522-6222 for movie titles.
It’s Back! Memory Lane Café-Friday, March 16, 2012 10:30 am
Join us for the wonderful acoustic guitar and vocals of David Hoag, who will play all of your favorite standards!
It’s Back! Arthritis Foundation Tai Chi – Tuesdays & Thursdays at 2:00 pm,March 1 – April 26 2012
Come and enjoy a FREETai Chi class that is great for stress relief and beneficial for balance. This class is appropriate for all levels of mobility.
It’s Back! Chair Yoga – Thursdays at 10:15AM, March 1 – April 26, 2012
This FREEclass is open to everyone, and is suitable for individuals with limited mobility. Chair yoga is adapted so that you don’t have to get up and down off the floor, but still gives you all of the benefits of yoga including improving strength, flexibility, posture, and more!
Photo Club – Wednesday, March7, 2012 at 12 pm.New participants are welcome!
Man Cave Breakfast -Thursday, March 8, 2012 at 8:45 am. Sponsored by Summit Place of SouthPark.Pre-registration is required. Call (704) 522-6222.
Breakfast Beauties –Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at 8:45 am. Sponsored by Summit Place of SouthPark. Pre-registration is required. Call (704) 522-6222.
Cooking School – Wednesday, March 14, 2012at 1 pm.
Learn fun and tasty recipes from Chef Dennis of Summit Place of SouthPark! Preregister to hold your spot!
Deafolinas –Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at 9 am.
This support group for the hearing impaired is led by William Jernigan. Call the Center for more information.
Visually Impaired Persons Support Group – Thursday, March 15, 2012 at 1 pm
This is a support group for the visually impaired and is led by Jane Genten, a Social Worker for the Blind.
Alzheimer’s Support Group– Thursday, March 27, 2012 at 10:30 am
This support group, for those with loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease, is led by Vina Perasu, MD and Sallie English, RN, from Care Haven Senior Home Care Agency.
FREEstyle Arts & Crafts – Every Tuesday 8:30am-12:30pm
We supply the space, you supply the talent! If you have any unfinished artwork or craft pieces do not hesitate to come and join the bunch!
Line Dancing with Louise – Mondays and Wednesdays of each month from 1-2:30pm. Donations appreciated!
Computer Lab – The computer lab is open Monday through Friday from 8:30am-4:00pm.
Library – Stop in and visit our library! Check out books and donate books as well. Open Monday through Friday from 8:00am-4:00pm.
Puzzles – Check out our puzzle collection located in our library! Open Monday through Friday from 8:00am-4:00pm.
Lunch
Senior Citizen Nutrition Program– Monday-Friday, 9:00am-2:00pm, The Tyvola Senior Center is a congregate meal site for the Mecklenburg County Senior Citizen Nutrition Program.  If you are interested in joining us for lunch and fellowship please call 704-817-5463 for important enrollment info.
Exercise and Fitness
NEW! Living Healthy with Diabetes – Wednesdays, beginning March 14 thru April 11, 2012, 1 – 3:30 pm
This six week workshop was developed by Stanfor University and will help you or someone you know learn to live a healthy life with this chronic condition.  Call the Center to register 704-522-6222! Limit: 15 participants
Weights After Work – Tuesdays 6-7pm. $23/month with Annual Discount Card, $35/month without Annual Discount Card. Get stronger! Build bone density along with muscle strength! Start today!
Tai Chi After Work – 6-7pm. $23/month with Annual Discount Card, $35/month without Annual Discount Card. This class is for those interested in beginning Tai Chi, and is targeted at those with Arthritis.
FREE! Line Dancing with Louise – Mondays and Wednesdays of each month from 1-2:30pm. Join in the fun as you burn calories!
Tai Chi -Tuesdays and Thursdays, $38/month with Annual Discount Card, $57/month without Annual Discount Card. Try it out – your first class for $5!
It’s Back! Arthritis Foundation Tai Chi – Tuesdays & Thursdays at 2:00 pm,March 1 – April 26 2012
Come and enjoy a FREE Tai Chi class that is great for stress relief and beneficial for balance. This class is appropriate for all levels of mobility.
Gentle Yoga—Thursdays, from 9 -10:15am $23 per month with Annual Discount Card, $35 per month without Annual Discount Card. Try it out – your first class for $5!
It’s Back! Chair Yoga – Thursdays at 10:15 am, March 1 – April 16, 2012
This FREE class is open to everyone, and is suitable for individuals with limited mobility. Chair yoga is adapted so that you don’t have to get up and down off the floor, but still gives you all of the benefits of yoga including improving strength, flexibility, posture, and more!
Jazzercise – Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings from 9 -10:15am $30 per month with Annual Discount Card, $45 per month without Annual Discount Card.
Free during March & April! Table Tennis – Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings from 10:15 am-12:15pm. Free during the months of March and April for those practicing for Charlotte Mecklenburg Senior Games.
Health Suite – Persons 55 and older are eligible to use the Health Suite. Expect increased aerobic activity, an increase in lean muscle tissue, increased range of motion and joint stability as well as a decrease in body fat and resting heart rate!  Recent studies also show lowered risk of Alzheimer’s disease for regular exercisers. For more info, contact the Health Suite at 704-817-5461. $1 per visit with Annual Discount Card, $2 per visit without Annual Discount Card.
Classes and Lectures
NEW!  Living Healthy with Diabetes – Wednesdays, beginning March 14 – April 11, 2012, 1 – 1:30 pm
This six week workshop was developed by Stanfor University and will help you or someone you know learn to live a healthy life with this chronic condition.  Call the Center to register 704-522-6222! Limit: 15 participants
NEW! Hypnosis Workshop-Mondays, beginning March 5, 2012, 10:30 -11:30 am
This four week hypnotherapy series will aid with your management of chronic diseases and/or habits you face on a daily basis.  Ralph Broom from the Charlotte Hypnosis Center will teach you relaxation, stress release, and self-hypnosis techniques you can use in the comfort of your home. Limit: 15-20 participants
Call the Center to register 704-522-6222!
NEW! Brain Boosters-Thursdays, beginning March 1-29, 201210-11:30 am
This five week class will teach you the importance of cognitive stimulation and functioning, while boosting your memory skill. You will challenge the left and right sides of your brain with various brain exercises in order to maintain your active life.  Call the Center to register 704-522-6222!
Introduction to Computers – Every Wednesday, February 1-March 7 at 9am
This 6-week class will cover basic Windows information about your computer and an introduction to word processing, spreadsheets, database, surfing the Internet and using e-mail. $40 with Discount Card, $60 without Discount Card. Preregister by calling (704) 522-6222.
Advanced Word Processing-Every Wednesday, February 15-March 7 at 1 pm
This 4-week workshop will be geared for those who have some knowledge of computers.  Please ask for an entrance exam to see if you would be a good fit for this class. This class is not suggested for beginners.  $40 with Discount Card, $60 without Discount Card. Preregister by calling (704) 522-6222.
Deafolinas –Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at 9 am.
This support group for the hearing impaired is led by William Jernigan. Call the Center for more information.
Visually Impaired Persons Support Group – Thursday, March 15, 2012 at 1 pm
This is a support group for the visually impaired and is led by Jane Genten, a Social Worker for the Blind.
Alzheimer’s Support Group– Thursday, March 27, 2012 at 10:30 am
This support group, for those with loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease, is led by Vina Perasu, MD and Sallie English, RN, from Care Haven Senior Home Care Agency.
Arts, Crafts & Hobbies
FREE! Photo Club–Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at 12pm. New participants are always welcome!
FREE! Cooking School–Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at 1pm. Learn to make fun and tasty recipes from Chef Dennis of Summit Place of SouthPark! Preregister to hold your spot!
Basket Weaving – Mondays at2pm. $30/term with Annual Discount Card, $45/term without Annual Discount Card.
Watercolor – Every Tuesday 1pm.$50/term with Annual Discount Card, $75/term without Annual Discount Card.
FREE! FREEstyle Arts & Crafts – Every Tuesday 8:30 -12:30pm! We supply the space, you supply the talent! If you have unfinished artwork or craft pieces do not hesitate to come and join the bunch!
Crafts with Virginia – Every Wednesday from 10-11:30am! $8 per class with/without Annual Discount Card.
FREE! Happy Hookers Crochet Club – Every Friday 10:00am-1:00pm! Learn new crochet techniques and help make baby hats for CMC Pineville! Call 704-522-6222 for more information.
Cards
Spades– Mondays 10am-12pm. Free with Annual Discount Card!
Canasta– Tuesdays and Fridays 12:30 -4pm. Free with Annual Discount Card!
Pinochle– Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays, 10am– 4pm Free with Annual Discount Card!
Beginner’s Bridge Instruction–Tuesdays 10:30am- 12pm and Fridays 1 -4pm. $50 per term with Annual Discount Card, $75 per term without Annual Discount Card.
Bridge Groups– There are at least 8 bridge groups that meet at Tyvola. Please call the Center to get the contact name and number for the group you are interested in. Free with Annual Discount Card!
Special Events and Trips
NEW! Tyvola Senior Center Annual Art Show– Friday, March 30, 2012,5:30 -7:30 pm
Join us for wine and cheese, good company, and beautiful art! We will be displaying work by artists in all of our art classes.  This event is FREE and open to the public.
Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Senior Trips– Call (704) 432-4580 for more information! You can also stop by the Tyvola Senior Center to pick up a flyer.
Cherokee Casino Trips– These popular trips are on hold for the now, but we are taking names and numbers for those interested! Please call (704) 522-6222 to leave your name and number.
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