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Rufty-Holmes Senior Center

AARP TAX AIDE PROGRAM: Tuesday, April 5 & 12, at the Senior Center with a previous appointment.  Free one-to-one assistance to moderate or low income persons (with priority for seniors aged 60+)  in completing simple federal and state income tax returns.  Sponsored by AARP with trained volunteers.  Morning and afternoon appointments available. Call 704-216-7714 to schedule an appointment. At the time of appointment, persons should bring with them a copy of their 2009 completed returns, any statements of earnings or income received for 2010, their Social Security card, and a photo identification.  Call for more information.
 
COPING WITH GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP:  Tuesdays at 3:00pm.  Pre-registration is not necessary.  No cost to participate.
 
BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS:  Wednesday, April 6 from 9:30-10:30am.  Free blood pressure readings and consultation for interested older adults.
 
“WALK-ABOUTS SPRING-FLING”: Wednesday, April 6 at 11:30am.  A gathering for those participating in the Center’s walking program.  Bring a covered dish to share.  Walkers should RSVP to the Front Desk at 704-216-7714.  New participants welcome.
 
HANDMADE CARD WORKSHOP:  Wednesday, April 6 at 1:00pm.  Cost is $12 per person payable upon arrival. Advance registration is required by calling the Center at 704-216-7714.  
 
“NOW WHAT WAS I SAYING,” A BRAIN HEALTH PRESENTATION:  Friday, April 8 at 10:00am.  Presented by the Western NC Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. Free and open to any interested adult. Space is limited.  Pre-register by calling the Center at 704.216.7714.
 
NEW COMPUTER CLASSES:  New four-week sessions begin the week of April 11
To request class placement, email SandyM@ruftyholmes.org or contact the Front Desk.  $28 registration fee due before the first class.
 
MOVIE OF THE MONTH:   Wednesday, April 27 at 2:00pm.   Come out and enjoy “Secretariat”  with Diane Lane & John Malkovich, rated PG, on our big screen, complete with popcorn and drinks.  Free.  (Motion picture license # 12137390).
 
OPERATION MEDICINE CABINET:  Saturday, April 30 from 9:00am – 12:30pm at the Medicine Shoppe, 1357 West Innes Street in Salisbury. Drive Up – Drop Off – and Drive Out.  Drive thru the Medicine Shoppe parking lot and drop off your expired and unused prescriptions and over-the-counter medications for proper disposal. Each vehicle dropping off medications will receive a gift bag.    
 
THE CENTER WILL BE CLOSED FOR THE GOOD FRIDAY HOLIDAY ON APRIL 22.
 
Enjoy BINGO every Tuesday from 1-3pm for $1.25.
 
Enjoy CARD & GAME DAY Thursdays from 1-4pm.   Free with refreshments.
 
Shuffleboard Practice Days:  Wednesday, April 13 and Friday, April 15 from 1-4 pm.  Annual spring competition held at the Center on Wednesday, April 20.
 
VETERAN SERVICES:  The Rowan County Veterans Service Office is located at Rufty-Holmes Senior Center. For information call 704-216-8138.
 
BROADCAST BINGO: Win prizes by listening daily to Memories 1280 Radio. Contact Thomasina Paige at 704-216-7720. Free.
 
LISTEN TO “SENIOR MOMENTS” DAILY MONDAY-FRIDAY AT 6:25am & 10:25am ON MEMORIES 1280 WSAT RADIO.
 
View Daily Senior Center Offerings at: www.ruftyholmes

www.ruftyholmes.org   Phone 704-216-7714
1120 South Boundary St., Salisbury

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