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memory care communities. This is a free community service program. Register now.

Bridge—An instructional class is taught by Carol Meyers Mondays from 11:00–2:00. Free, informal Bridge (Chicago/Party) is on Wednesdays and Fridays from 1:00–4:00.

Wednesday Painting—The new eight-week session begins Wednesday, March 15 through Wednesday, May 3. Teri Wood-Elegante, the instructor, will help you in either oil or watercolor. Cost: $40. Payment is required at registration. Registration begins February 28.

Canasta—Tuesdays from 11:00–2:30. Everyone is welcome (including beginners), all games are free, and anyone can join in on the fun. Birthday Wednesday—First Wednesday of each month. Celebrate your birthday and you could win a free lunch. Your lunch is on us if you’re turning 60, 70, 80, 90 or 100 this month—just tell our lunch cashier if you have reached a new decade. Bingo—Wednesdays and Fridays at 12:45. Happy Hatters—Red Hat Society chapter meetings are held on the first Thursday at 12:45 of every month to play BUNCO and Mexican Train, and on the third Thursday at 12:45 to play Hand & Foot. Social Dance—Thursday evenings from 7:00–9:30. Dance to the musical genius of Tony Summerhays. Light refreshments will be served during the break and door prizes will be given. Cost: $5. Line Dancing—Tuesdays at 9:30 for all dancers and Tuesday afternoons at 2:00 for beginners. Cost is $2 and is paid day of class. Shirlene Lundskog is our instructor. Golf League—The Heritage Center’s Golf League will begin this year with a general meeting for all interested players on Monday, April 3 at 10:30, at which time the schedule will be reviewed and local rules for the season outlined.

Classes: Beginning Watercolor Class —This watercolor painting class will focus on famous artists, their techniques, and how to apply these techniques and concepts to beginning watercolor. Co-taught by John and Joan Fackrell for six weeks beginning Monday, March 6 through Monday, April 10 from 1:00–3:30. Cost: $33. Registration begins February 21. Watercolor Class—John Fackrell will begin a new sixweek watercolor class from 9:00–12:00 on Monday, March 6 through Monday, April 10. Prior watercolor experience is necessary. Cost: $33. Registration begins February 21. Better Senior Living Choices—On Thursday, March 9 at 10:30, Christie Garcia from Care Patrol will give a presentation about helping individuals and families find quality and safe independent living, assisted living, and

Chakra Meditation—Starting Monday, March 20 from 10:30–12:00 through May 8, Barbara Battison will present in-depth information about how Chakras and Meditation work and include a meditation session at the end of each class. This is an eight-week class. Cost: $20 for the course, or $3 per class. Genealogy Class—A new Intermediate and Advanced Genealogy class will be offered on Mondays and Wednesdays from 12:30–1:30 beginning on Monday, March 13 and going until Wednesday, March 22. Participants must have basic mouse skills, bring a USB drive, and have a current email address and password to set-up an account with FamilySearch. Sign up now; space is limited to 6. Crafts with Susan—Please join us on Tuesday, March 14 at 2:00 to make Henrietta the Hen. The cost is $5 and all supplies are included. You will be able to finish the project and take it home the day of the class. Register now. Reader’s Theater—Every Thursday from 3–4 p.m. Engage Utah has contracted with local actor Paul Chaus to teach & oversee this program at the Center. Register now.

laptop computer or gadget (phone, camera, iPad/tablet) for personalized assistance. Advance registration and payment of $3 is required. Sign up now.

Trips: Wendover—On Thursday, March 9 the bus will leave from the Center at 8:30 a.m. and return around 7:00 p.m. Cost is $17. Sign up now. Grantsville Breakfast—The bus will depart the Center on Wednesday, March 29 at 9:00. Advance registration required. Cost: $6. Sign up now. Tuacahn—A chartered bus will depart from the Center on Monday, June 5 for 3 nights at the CasaBlanca Hotel in Mesquite, Nevada, returning on Thursday, June 8. The cost is $350 per person (double occupancy) or $425 (single room) and includes lunch on the bus heading to Mesquite, a $65 meal card at the CasaBlanca, two preshow dinners at Tuacahn, and tickets to the musical plays. Registration begins Friday, March 24.

Alzheimer’s Symposium

Please mark Tuesday, April 11 on your calendars as the Heritage Center presents a full day Symposium centering on Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Spend the day as experts in the field speak about the signs of Alzheimer’s and other dementias; local programs and services available for individuals with dementia and their caregivers,

Vital Aging—On Tuesday, March 28, at 10:30 the topic is “How to Improve Your Sleep.” On April 25 at 10:30, the topic is to be announced. Tifani from the Vital Aging Project is available at 10:00 to meet with anyone needing one-on-one help. This is a free class; register now. AARP Smart Driving Class—On Tuesday, March 28 or April 25 from 9:30–2:30. The cost is $15 for AARP members, or $20 for non-members. The instructor will collect the fee at the start of class. He is unable to accept credit/ debit cards. Advance registration required. Ceramics Class—Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30– 12:00 and contains all the supplies and equipment you will need to produce knickknacks, works of art, and functional pieces. The instructor, Cindy Mangone, has information for the beginner to the advanced student. The cost is $1.50 each time you attend, plus supplies. Craft Day—On Tuesdays from 12:45–4:00, a small group of seniors meet to share their skills and knowledge of crafts. Newcomers are welcome. Computer—Private one-hour lessons available Monday– Friday afternoons. Bring your questions as well as your

family, and friends; general information about treatment options; and legal, financial, and care decisions. No other programs or services will take place at the Heritage Center on that day. Registered participants will be able to attend all sessions and have lunch; the cost will be $8 per person. Bring your friends and family and spend the day with us as we learn more about Alzheimer’s and dementia. More information will be available at the Heritage Center and online at: Registration begins on Wednesday, March 1.

The Heritage Senior Center • 10 East 6150 South (West of State Street) • 801-264-2635

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