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Rufty-Holmes Senior Center Events

WATERCOLOR WORKSHOPS:  Monday evenings at 7:00pm with Frank Saunders. $12 fee per session payable to the instructor.   Pre-registration is not required.
 
COPING WITH GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP:  Tuesdays at 3:00pm.  Pre-registration is not necessary.  No cost to participate.
 
BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS:  Wednesday, May 4 from 9:30-10:30am.  Free blood pressure readings and consultation for interested older adults.  
 
HANDMADE ALL OCCASION CARD WORKSHOP:  Wednesday, May 4 at 1:00pm.  Cost is $12 per person payable upon arrival. Advance registration is required by calling the Center at 704-216-7714.  
 
BASIC CAKE DECORATING CLASS: Begins May 10.  Class meets from 1-3pm on Tuesdays for four weeks (May 10-31).  $20 registration fee plus $30 fee for materials kit provided by instructor.  Fees payable on first day of class, but pre-registration is required by calling 704-216-7714.
 
AARP DRIVER SAFETY CLASS:   Wednesday, May 11 beginning at 12:30pm at the Senior Center.  For older drivers interested in a four-hour training class in refining existing driving skills and developing defensive driving techniques. Insurance discounts are available for those completing the course. Cost is $12 for AARP members, and $14 for non-members, payable upon arrival for class.  Space is limited, so you must pre-register by calling 704-216-7714.
 
“SERVICE TO SENIORS” AWARDS LUNCHEON:  Friday, May 13 at noon.  Several individuals, organizations, and businesses will be honored for exemplary service to older adults in our community.  The luncheon is open to the public.  Tickets are $7.00 at the door, but reservations are required by calling 704-216-7714 by May 11.
 
“I-85  LUNCHEON”:  Monday, May 23 at 11:30am.  In recognition of Older Americans Month, the center will host its seventh annual luncheon to honor members of the community who are age 85 plus. Sponsored by Carillon Assisted Living, special entertainment will be provided.  Free and open to those 85+ making advance reservations.  Call 704-216-7714 for more information.
 
MOVIE OF THE MONTH:   Wednesday, May 25 at 2:00pm. Come out and appreciate Memorial Day by viewing “Taking Chance,” the story of a fallen nineteen year old US Marine returning home from Iraq for burial.
 
NEW GENTLE TAI CHI CLASS: Begins Thursday, May 19.  A beginner level class designed to reduce stress and improve flexibility & balance.  Suitable for older adults with arthritis.  Class meets each Thursday at 4:00pm for six-weeks.  Class fee is $15.  
 
Enjoy BINGO every Tuesday from 1-3pm for $1.25.
 
Enjoy CARD & GAME DAY Thursdays from 1-4pm.   Free with refreshments.
 
VETERAN SERVICES: For an appointment, call 704-216-8138.
 
APPOINTMENTS FOR LEGAL ASSISTANCE:  The service is free to low-income adults age 60 or older.  For information, and to schedule an appointment, call the NC Legal Aide office at 1-877-579-7562 and identify yourself as an older adult residing in Rowan County.
   
BROADCAST BINGO:   Win prizes by listening daily to Memories 1280 Radio. Contact Thomasina Paige at 704-216-7720 to enroll and for more information.  Free.
 
LISTEN TO “SENIOR MOMENTS” DAILY MONDAY-FRIDAY AT 6:25am & 10:25am ON MEMORIES 1280 WSAT RADIO,
 
RUFTY-HOLMES SENIOR CENTER WILL BE CLOSED MONDAY, MAY 30 FOR THE MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY.
 
THE RUFTY-HOLMES SENIOR CENTER BOARD OF DIRECTORS WILL MEET ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 4 AT 11:00AM.  MEETINGS ARE OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC.

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

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