Millie Smith


Senior news

By March 25, 2011

Millie Smith

Cinco de Mayo just around the corner

Our next big party sponsored by the El Dorado Hills Senior Council and the county’s Senior Nutrition Lunch Program will be held on Friday, May 6, in the CSD gym at 1021 Harvard Way. Doors open at 10:30 a.m., entertainment at 11, and a delicious lunch of creamy chicken enchilada casserole will be served at noon. The suggested donation for lunch is seniors $3 and all others $5. Our local El Dorado Hills Fire Department will be there to help serve and clean up, and we thank them for that. Many nice prizes will be given away to lucky winners.

Fun Bingo

Bingo is played every Monday and Thursday at 12:30 p.m. at the Senior Center on Lassen Lane. Each player buys two cards at $1.50 each ($3). Additional Bingo cards are available for purchase. The prize for each Bingo is a $5 gift card from our local Raley’s or Nugget stores. Join us for some Bingo fun!

Senior lunches

Delicious senior nutritional lunches are served weekdays at noon, except holidays, at the El Dorado Hills Senior Center,990 Lassen Lane. For seniors 60 and older the suggested donation is $3, all others $5. The lunches are fresh and tasty and provide a balanced meal, in addition to an opportunity for seniors to socialize and make new friends. Senior Center activities are scheduled daily before and after lunch.

Coming in April

We’re going to Lake Tahoe on Sunday, April 19. See the snow-covered beautiful scenery as you leave the driving to us. The bus departs El Dorado Hills at 9:15 a.m. and returns about 7 p.m. For $37 you will receive $20 in slot vouchers and a $7 lunch credit. The registration deadline is April 4.

Come down to the Senior Center in April to enjoy the following special programs: Mah Jongg Lessons; Solar (Sun) Viewing with a special telescope; Bridge Workshops and more. We will have guest speakers for the following topics: The Gold Hill Wakamatsu Project; Maximizing Your Memory with the Alzheimer’s Association; and Poor Digestion…the Secret Problem. We have many programs that happen fifty two weeks a year including: Fun Bingo, Chair Yoga, Chair Exercise, Mah Jongg, Bridge Practice, Pinochle, Canasta, Mexican Train Dominoes, Line Dance, Cribbage, Guitar Lessons, and Knitting and Crocheting. Join us, there really is something for everyone! Call the Senior Center for further information, (916) 358-3575.

Senior Center mailing list

If you would like to receive the Senior Center’s quarterly Senior Spotlight Newsletter, call the Senior Center to be put on our mailing list. The next newsletter edition comes out in June as the CSD’s Activity Guide listing all the new summer programs will be mailed to you in the beginning of May.

March birthdays

First, I would like to apologize to Al Macys for omitting his birthday last month, sorry about that, Al, and belated Happy Birthday to you. Our March birthdays included Nancy Hayes, Hazel West, Jim Hopkins, and Robert Harris.

Millie Smith


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