Senior News: March 2103

By From page A5 | March 27, 2013

Spring Fling

Well, its spring time! Let’s have a Spring Fling party. Our annual party will be held Friday, May 3. With all the trees and daffodils blooming, it is a great time to celebrate. Sponsored by the El Dorado Hills Senior Council and the Senior Nutrition lunch program, this party will be held in the El Dorado Hills Community Services District gym on Harvard Way. Doors open at 10:30 a.m., entertainment starts at 11 a.m. and lunch is served at noon. Thanks to the generosity of the Folsom Lake Concert Association, we are excited to have the Riverbend Band perform for us. You won’t want to miss them! Suggested donation for lunch is $3 for seniors age 60 and older, all others $5. Our local El Dorado Hills Fire Department and staff will serve lunch and they always help with clean up. We thank them very much. After lunch, a door prize drawing will be held and many great prizes will be given away. Make your reservations soon by calling (916) 358-3575.

Senior Nutrition lunches
Delicious and nutritious lunches are served weekdays at noon, at the El Dorado Hills Senior Center, 990 Lassen Lane. For seniors 60 and older the suggested donation is $3, all others $5. This is a great place to have lunch, meet new people and visit with friends.

Happenings in April
If you haven’t been to the Senior Center yet, join us for our brand new Senior Center Orientation meeting the first Wednesday of the month (April 3). We will serve you a continental breakfast, tour you through the center and tell you all about our wonderful programs. We like to think we have something for everyone! Please call by Monday to hold your spot.

Here is what we have on tap for the month of April at the Senior Center: April 2, the Better Business Bureau will do a presentation on Scams on Seniors; April 4, Digital Photography Class, Photographing Family and Friends; April 5, Get to Know Your Own Digital Camera; April 4-18, We’re Not in Kansas Anymore … an Introduction to Metaphor; April 9, De-coding Food Labels with Nutrition by Nancy; April 12, Get Ready, Get Set, ‘cuz We’re All Gonna Go!; April 19 is Brain Connections and April 26 our own Fun Time Band plays a concert at the Center at 1 p.m. The Movie of the Month scheduled for Monday, April 1, (no kidding!) is “A League of Their Own” and April 15 we are showing the brand new release “Les Miserables.” Join us for free movies and popcorn! Call the Senior Center for dates, details and to sign up for programs  at (916) 358-3575.

Let’s go to Tahoe
Join us on a scenic snowy-mountain-top trip to South Shore Lake Tahoe. On Sunday, April 21, our bus departs the El Dorado Hills Raley’s shopping center at 9 a.m. en route to beautiful Lake Tahoe. We return at approximately 7 p.m. The $37 fee includes a $20 slot voucher and a $7 lunch voucher (or free buffet at Harrah’s). Call the Recreation Office to sign up at (916) 933-6624.

March birthdays
Hazel West and Jim Hopkins celebrated birthdays in March. We wish you both a Happy Birthday!

Millie Smith


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