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Free Friday- Special Fun-Filled Senior Center Days!
November 16, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Fridays just got a lot more fun – and free!
Select Fridays in the Senior Center
Times vary by activities scheduled
Multiple Rooms at Sierra 2
Join us for a new quarterly mini-event we call Free Friday! These days are filled with special activities, classes, guest speakers, and- of course -catered lunch! Exact activities vary by event. Regularly held Friday activities (i.e. Pilates with Lauren, Open Art Studio, and Pinochle) will be FREE on Free Friday days. You can find a complete schedule at the Senior Center or posted here, when available.
Coffee Hang Out // 9:30– 11:30 a.m. // R00m 12
Enjoy a cup of freshly brewed joe in between activities or just for fun!
Senior to Senior: Extreme Couponing // 9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. // Room 12
Join fellow senior participant Janice Joe in this informative money-saving class! You’ll learn the secrets to extreme couponing and saving on name brand items. These tricks can really stretch your dollars! Janice has shared her methods during classes taught at the library and at local churches.
Pilates with Lauren // 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. // Studio 2
Instructor Lauren will teach the basics of proper posture and form, as you ease into beginning mat Pilates exercises. This class is safe, low-impact and great for just about every fitness level! Pilates has been proven to strengthen the core, boost balance, and improve posture! Bring a yoga mat.
Yoga Stretches for Daily Use // 11:35 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. // Room 9
Heera Kulkarni will be leading a special workshop on the best yoga poses and stretches to do daily for back pain and strengthening!
Free Lunch // 12:30– 1:30 p.m. // Curtis Hall
Warm up at lunch with a menu that includes a delicious baked potato bar and all the fixins’ (vegan/vegetarian friendly.)
Pinochle // 12:30 – 4:00 p.m. // Room 12
Sit down for a game of pinochle, a fun trick-taking card game. New to the game? Come join Vic’s table as he teaches the rules, scoring, strategy & more!
Open Art Studio // 12:30 – 3:00 p.m. // Room 11
Join us for fun art projects which range from coloring to drawing to bracelet making — participants are encouraged to bring their own projects from home to work on in a friendly and creative environment.
Free Photo Scanning with Judy Bujold // 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. // Room 10
Our friend Judy Bujold will be offering free photo scanning services today only! You can bring 20 of your favorite old photographs to be scanned on a high-quality scanner. Then you’ll get a zip drive with your digital files to take home! Her machines work quick! Learn about her other services while you wait.
Head Space sneak peak in the De-Stress Lounge // 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. // Room 10
Intern Kate will be debuting a new weekly class that focuses on mental health and wellness that we’re calling Head Space! Come learn about the new class, get a free Stress Kit, and relax in our de-stress Lounge with games, coloring, desserts and more!
Zumba Toning w/ Kelly // 7:00 p.m. // Curtis Hall
Instructor Kelly has canceled her regularly scheduled Zumba class on this day. Instead, all are invited to attend a special Zumba Toning class offered during an event, A Night of Beauty and Wellness, held in Curtis Hall, at 6:00 p.m. The Zumba class is scheduled for 7:00 pm; you’re invited to attend the whole event or just come for Zumba. Wear comfortable clothes and appropriate exercise shoes.
How We Do It
These events are made possible through generous sponsorships by local businesses and organizations. This partnership allows us to pay our instructors, purchase supplies, provide nutritious meals, and be able to welcome all older adults into our community.
Thank you to Eskaton Monroe Lodge for sponsoring November’s event and catering lunch.
Eskaton is the gold standard of senior care and we’re proud to partner with them. Their wide variety of services provides something for everyone, including: independent living services to assisted living, from memory care to skilled nursing, and from short-term stays to affordable housing.
Eskaton has also supported the Sierra 2 Senior Center’s programs and events in the past.
May & August’s events were sponsored by the Advisory Committee of the Ethel Hart Mutual Endowment Fund
If you’d like to sponsor a Free Friday or participate as an instructor or activity leader, please contact Katie Byram by email or at (916) 452-3005 x 208.