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Shelby County Senior Scene March 2013

Scam & Fraud Prevention

Senior Centers Closed

M4A & Senior Medicare Patrol

March 29th - Good Friday

Join Middle Alabama Area Agency on Aging and Senior Medicare Patrol for a morning of helpful tips and advice on how seniors can protect themselves from scams, frauds and identity theft.

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6 & 20 – 9:30 am – Alabaster Senior Center th

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4 , 6 , 18 , 27 – Columbiana Senior Center

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 8 am -1 pm

Tuesdays 11:00 am- Heardmont Senior Center

Registration is from 8:00 – 8:45 At First Baptist Church of Columbiana 208 North Main Street Columbiana, AL 35051

Songs of Patsy Cline performed by Emily Kay Herring

Arm yourself with presentations from U.S. Postal Inspection Services, Alabama Attorney General’s Office and Alabama Department of Senior Services.

March 16, 2013

Visit vendor booths to learn about other safety measures. Please call 205-670-5770 for more details.

The Shelby County Arts Council is delighted to announce the grand opening of its new performance space. Emily Kay Herring, Assistant Professor in Musical Theatre Voice in the Department of Theatre and Dance at the University of Alabama, will perform "Songs of Patsy Cline" live in costume with a back-up ensemble at the new performance space.

Spring Forward Sunday March 10

Alabama's Lieutenant Governor Kay Ivey will introduce Ms. Herring on the night of the performance. Please join us for a short reception and enjoy some light refreshments before the performance from 6:30 - 7:00 pm at the Art Gallery

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Senior Center schedule of events

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Save the Date / Volunteer Opportunities

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Alabaster Senior Center-663-1307 Weekdays 9:00 am – 2:00 pm games/activities/lunch 1097 7th Street SW, Alabaster www.cityofalabaster.com

18th – Harrison Regional Library Presentation 25th- Dixie Troubadours Gospel Band 26th – Fraud workshop fieldtrip 28th – Easter workshop

Mondays –10:00 am – Singing w/The Timeless Treasures; 1:00 pm Intermediate drawing Tuesdays – 9:00 am – Shuffleboard; Walking Program; 12:00 pm – Wii Bowling;

Chelsea Senior Center 708 Hwy 36. Chelsea, AL 35043 games/activities/lunch

Wednesdays – 9:00 am – Rook; Crochet 101; 9:30 am – Rummikub & Mexican Train; 1:00 pm Zumba Gold;

Mondays – Fridays 10:30 am – Exercise Chelsea City Hall on Circuit training equipment

Thursdays – 9:00 am – Walking Program; 9:30 am – Beg/Intermediate Line Dancing; 10:00 am – Watercolor Painting; 10:30 am – Beginning Line Dancing; 12:00 pm – Bridge; 1:00 pm - Watercolor painting

Tuesdays – 10:00 am – Games Thursdays – 9:00 am – 2:00 pm – Games & Potluck. 2:00 pm – Line Dancing

Fridays – 10:00 am – Games and Tempo Exercises; 1:00 pm - Zumba Toning

Columbiana Senior Center 669-3969 weekdays 9:00 am – 1:00 pm games/activities/lunch

Special Events in March: 4th – 9 am Men’s coffee social

Mondays - Exercise & Bible Study

5th – NEW – Drumming Circle 6th – Alabama’s Nat King Cole – AL Humanities 7th – 3:30 Card and Cookout 11th- 12 pm - Family Memories scrapbooking 12th – Bingo at Leeds Outlet Mall 13th – 9:30 Coffee and Donuts with Mayor 13th – 10:15 – Tie Dye T shirts 14th – Want to Walk kickoff party 18th & 25th – 12pm Portrait Drawing workshop 21st – Social Circle Motor coach trip 22nd – Paint your cross 25th – 1pm Ballroom dancing 27th – Harrison library presentation

Tuesdays – 10:00 am – Games Wednesdays –Games & Bible Study

Special Events in March: 1st – Dixie Troubadours Gospel Band

6th – 9 am Coffee with the Mayor 8th – Learn to Play Rook 13th – Wii Bowling 20th – Harrison Regional Library Presentation 22nd- Dixie Troubadours Gospel Band 28th – Daytrip to Cullman – please register 29th – Good Friday - Potluck

Calera Senior Center – 670-9988 weekdays 8:00 am-4:00 pm games/activities/lunch/computers/pool table/sewing machines, Wii games Thursdays - 10:00 am Exercise Fridays – 10:00 am – Exercise

Special Events in March: 4th – Dixie Troubadours Gospel Band 5th – Silver Tones 13th – Musical Guest Bill Savage 15th – St Patrick’s Day Party – Wear Green 2


Heardmont Senior Center 205-991-5742 Weekdays 9:00 am – 3:00 pm games/exercise /lunch 5452 Cahaba Valley Rd. (119)

Pea Ridge Senior Center Every other Tuesday for gospel music, fellowship and potluck meal Call Mary Ross for details 205-665-1980

Mondays – 9:30 am – Tai Chi; 9:30 – Mah Jongg; 10:30 - Canasta Tuesdays – 10:00 am – Aerobics; 11:00 Bible Study

Pelham Senior Center 205-620-6064 Weekdays 10:00 am -3:00 pm Art/Exercise/Dance/Games – 55+ welcome

Wednesdays – 9:00 am – 12:00 pm – Bridge; 11:30 am – Rummikub;

Mondays - 10:30 Crafts and Games; 12:30 pm -Exercise

Thursdays – 10:00– Aerobics w Donna; 10:00 am – Bingo bunch

Tuesdays – 10:30 Art $5 monthly; 1 pm Advanced Line Dancing; 2 pm Beginning Line Dancing; 1 pm – Rummikub;

Fridays – 9:00 am – Zumba GOLD; 10:00 am – Intermediate Line Dancing; 11:00 am Beginning Line Dancing

Wednesdays – 10 am – Men Coffee Club; 10am – Bridge; 11 am – Wii Bowling; 12:30 – Exercise; 1 pm Rummikub;

Special Events in March:

Thursdays – 10:am – Pelham Pioneers Program; 1 pm – games;

5th – Shelby Strummers

Fridays – 10:30 am - Tai Chi; 12:30 – Exercise; 1pm Games

8th – 7 pm – Evening Dance 13th – 10 am – Computer Class 19th – Trip to Petals from the Past – sign up 21st – 11 am – Harrison Regional Library presentation and monthly Birthday party 26th – 9:00 am – UAB Vision screening

Special Events in March: 7th – 10:30 am - “All in a Days Drive in Shelby County – Bobby Joe Seales – Historical Society 14th – 10:30 am – Bingo 15th – 7 pm – St. Patty’s Dance $5 21st – 10:30 am – Donna Shanklin – Eating Healthy 28th – 10:30 am – Bingo

Helena Senior Center Tucker Road next to Library Call Bill May 205-871-3553 Mondays & Thursdays - 10 am Chair Aerobics Tuesdays – 10:00 am – 3:00 pm – Cards & Games/Bring your own lunch – drinks provided

Vandiver/Sterrett Senior Center 205-229-3389 in Vandiver Park

Fridays – 5:00 pm – Evening social & potluck – 1st Friday club provides main course.

Monday – Friday– 6 pm – Exercise Class Montevallo Senior Center 205-665-9206 Weekdays 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Games & hot lunch

Wednesdays– 11 am – 2pm – Game Day Social Thursdays - 11 am – 2 pm – Arts & Crafts Fridays - 11 am – Lunch

Tuesdays– Crafts with Cristina Wednesdays– 10:30 am – Computer instruction with Dr. Ratchford from University of Montevallo; Exercise class

Special Events in March:

Fridays - Yoga with UM students

8th – 11 am – Public Hearing to conclude Senior Center CDBG grant close out – lunch to follow

Special Events in March:

29th – 11 am - Potluck

11th – Bingo sponsored by New Beacon 12th – Musical Guests – The Savages 18th – Lela Mitchell “Spring is in the Air” 19th – Singer Melinda Mills sponsored by HRL 25th – Community Action Energy Efficiency

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Vincent Senior Center 205-672-7697 John Sparkman Court 9:00 am – 1:00 pm games/exercise /lunch/computers

Westover Senior Center 205-678-3385 X703 Located in Westover Town Hall Wednesdays at 10 am for games/potluck 6th 13th 20th 27th -

Games Games with New Beacon Blood Pressure check w/ Shelby Ridge Bingo and WII Bowling

If you are interested in volunteering at any of these senior centers, or at other interesting work assignments for agencies that have a need for volunteers, please call Marvin Copes at Retired Senior Volunteer Program. 205-669-3837

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