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Senior Scene in Shelby County – November 2012 

  12th, 22nd and 23rd – Give Thanks! Senior Centers will be closed November As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. ~ John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Don’t Forget to Vote November 6th AARP Driving Course November 13th 9 am - 3:30 pm Alabaster Senior Center Or November 15th & 16th 9 am – 1 pm both days Heardmont Senior Center Must register

Battle of the Badges 2012 This free charity event benefits the Governor's Emergency Relief Fund and features a softball tournament with local fire and police departments. Plus there will be fun activities for the kids including a moon bounce. Food & drinks available for purchase. Live Radio station remote from 102.5 The Bull. November 10th – 10 am -4 pm Spain Park Sports Complex Valleydale Road

Medicare Open Enrollment Events November 6, 2012: SHIP Medicare Open Enrollment Event. Alabaster Senior Center 1097 7th St. SW, Alabaster. 9:30‐12:30pm. The SHIP program will provide one‐on‐one, unbiased information regarding Medicare options to Medicare beneficiaries. Persons who attend will also have the opportunity to apply for medication assistance and food assistance. • November 6, 2012: SHIP Medicare Enrollment Event. Brooklere Pharmacy 205 Buck Creek Plaza, Alabaster. 1‐4pm. • November 8, 2012: SHIP Medicare Enrollment Event. Helena Hometown Pharmacy. 5129 Hwy. 17, Helena. 10am‐2pm. • November 14, 2012: SHIP Medicare Enrollment Event. Chelsea Senior Citizen Lodge 708 Highway 36, Chelsea. 9‐1pm.


Alabaster Senior Center – 663-1307 – weekdays 9:00 am-2:00 pm games/activities/lunch 1097 7th Street SW, Alabaster, AL 35007; see complete calendar at: www.cityofalabster.com

Ongoing Activities Mondays –10:00 am – Singing w/The Timeless Treasures Tuesdays – 9:00 am – Shuffleboard; Walking Program; 12:00 pm – Wii Bowling; 1:00 pm Acrylic Painting Wednesdays – 9:00 am – Rook; Crochet 101; 9:30 am – Rummikub & Mexican Train; 1:00 pm Zumba Gold; 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 Fridays – 10:00 am – Games and Tempo Exercises; 1:00 pm - Zumba Toning

Special Events in November: 1st – Lunch Bunch will dine at The Club; 5th – 9 am – Men’s Coffee Social; 12 pm – Preserving Memories thru Scrapbooking; 6th – 9:30 am – Medicare Open Enrollment with SHIP; 11:45 am – Health Tips with Hannah; 7th – 9:30 am – Bible Study w/Patsy; 8th – 10 am - Fall craft with Melissa; 9th – 9 am – Biscuits & Tea by Jim N Nick’s; 15th Thanksgiving Luncheon at First Baptist Church; 19th – Drawing Workshop –Beyond the basics; 20th – 9:30 - Gardening with Betty; 21st - Movie Madness; 28th – Outing to Jewelry Show and Lunch; 29th – 10 am - Fun with Shelby Rehab Select;

Calera Senior Center – 670-9988 - weekdays 8:00 am - 4:00 pm for games/activities/lunch; We have new computers, exercise equipment, pool table, Wii and sewing machines. Special Events in November:    5th ‐  Dixie Troubadour Band; 6th- 10 am – Presentation by American Hospice; 14th – 10:30 am - Endovascular presentation by Shelby Baptist physician; 15th - 10 am - Bingo w/Shelby Ridge; 16th – 10 am - Vet Program with New Beacon; 21st – 9 am - Thanksgiving Party( everyone bring a cover Dish) w/ Lee Wallace; 29th – 9 am RSVP Volunteer Recognition Banquet

Chelsea Senior Program – Senior Center - 708 Hwy 36, Chelsea AL 35043 Ongoing Activities Monday – Friday – 6:30 am – 10:30 am – Exercise at Chelsea City Hall on Circuit training equipment Tuesdays – 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Games Thursdays –9:00 am – 2:00 pm – Games and Covered Dish lunch; 2:00 pm – Line Dancing

Columbiana Senior Center – 669-3969; weekdays 9:00 am – 1:00 pm for games/activities and hot lunch Ongoing Activities Mondays & Thursdays– Games and Wii; Exercise with Lisa Wednesdays – Bible Study; Coffee with Mayor on 1st Wednesday; Dance class – 2nd & 4th Wednesday; Blood Pressure check by Comfort Care on 3rd Wednesday


Fridays – Games and Dixie Southern Troubadours Gospel Band (1st & 4th Friday)

Heardmont Senior Center – 991-5742 weekdays 9:00 am-3:00 pm for games/exercise/lunch 5452 Cahaba Valley Rd (119) in Heardmont Parkheardmontpark@hotmail.com Ongoing Activities Mondays –9:30 am Tai Chi; 9:30 – Mah Jongg; 10:30 am – 3:00 pm Canasta Tuesdays –10:00 am - Aerobics; 10:00 am – Bingo/Games; 11:00 am – Bible Study Wednesdays – 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Bridge; 11:30 am – Rummikub; Thursdays – 10:00 am – Aerobics/toning w/Donna; 10:00 am – Bingo Bunch; Fridays – 9:00 am – ZUMBA Gold; 10:00 am – Intermediate Line Dance; 11:00 amBeginning Line Dance

Special Events in November: 1st – 12:30 pm– Lunch & Learn “Osteo vs. Rheumatoid Arthritis - Healthsouth; 9 am - Daytrip to see fall leaves at Cheaha; 8th – Blood Pressure check up with Shelby Rehab Select; 13th – 9 am – Shopping and lunch outing; 14th – 10 am Computer Class taught by Harrison Regional Library; 15th – 11 am – Harrison Regional Library presentation with Becky; 20th – Tailgate – Wear your team colors; Sign up for daytrips; Evening Fall dance on November 9th at 7pm During November, Heardmont will collect non-perishable items for Manna Ministries Food Pantry at Alabaster First United Methodist Church Helena Senior Center (next to Library behind City Hall) call Bill May at 871-3553 Ongoing Activities Mondays and Thursdays - 10:00 am - Chair aerobics Tuesdays - 11:00 am - 3:00 pm - Cards & Games – Bring your own lunch – Drinks provided Fridays – 5:00 pm – Evening Social (meeting & potluck); 1st Friday – Club provides the meat for the meal.

Montevallo Senior Center – 665-9206 weekdays 9:00 am-1:00 pm games/hot lunch Ongoing Activities Tuesdays – Crafts with Christina Wednesdays –10:30 am – Computer Class w/ UM professor Dr .Ratchford ; Exercise class at 10 am Thursdays – Arts & Crafts with UM students Fridays - 10:30 am –Yoga w/UM student;

Special Events in November: 5th – 10 am – Music with Sara Arnold; 19th – Lela Mitchell – Welcome Fall Presentation; 26th – 10 am Gospel music guests Mr. & Ms. Savage; 29th – RSVP Christmas luncheon at Pelham Civic Complex Pea Ridge Senior Recreation Club – 665-3997 - Every other Tuesday for gospel music, fellowship and covered dish – call Mary Ross for information at 665-1980


Pelham Senior Center – 620-6064 –Open Weekdays 10:00 am-3:00 pm Art/Exercise/Dance/Games – Shelby County residents 55+ welcome Ongoing Activities Mondays – Crafts & Games 10:30 am – 3:00 pm; Mah Jongg 12:00 pm; 12:30 pm Exercise Tuesdays – Art 10:30 am $5 monthly; Advanced (1:00 pm) and Beginning (2:00 pm) Line Dancing 1:00-3:00; Rummikub 1:00 pm Wednesdays –Men’s Coffee Club 10:00 am; Bridge 10:00 am; Wii Bowling 11:00 am; Exercise 12:30 pm; Rummikub 1:00 pm Thursdays – 10:30 am – 1:00 pm Pelham Pioneers Program & Guest Speakers; Games 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Fridays – Tai Chi 10:30 am; Exercise 12:30 pm and Games begin at 1:00 pm

Special Events in November starting at 10:30: 1st – Nutrition Presentation by Donna Shanklin - Covered Dish lunch; 8th – Diabetes Presentation; 15th – Thanksgiving Program and luncheon – Special Guest Mayor Gary Waters; 29th – Bingo; 29th – RSVP brunch at Pelham Civic Complex; 30th – 1:15 pm - Bookworms Patriotic Evening Dance November 16th 7 pm $4 – music by Wolfgang Moritz

Vandiver Civic Center – 672-8040 or 229-3389 - Meet 2nd & 4th Fridays 11:00 am Potluck Lunch, Games and Senior Fellowship; Pleasant Grove Fellowship Hall Hwy 43. Blood Pressure Check, Speakers, Music, Exercise, and Fun and Games 

Vincent Senior Center – 672-7697 Open Weekdays 9:00 am–1:00 pm Games/Activities/Computers/Hot Lunch Ongoing Activities Mondays –Game Day – Darts/dominoes/Nintendo Wii games, Exercise, Reflections Tuesdays – Bingo, Exercise; 8:30 am – Internet Bible Study with Pastor Jacky Eden – Westside Baptist Thursdays – Exercise; Relaxing Piano Music via Internet

Westover Senior Center 678-3385 X703; Meet Wednesdays at 10:00 am for games/activities/covered dish lunch Special Events in November: 7th – Games and covered dish; 14th – Blood Pressure check up   with Shelby Rehab Select; 21st – Closed for Thanksgiving; 28th – games and covered dish

              Shelby County, Alabama – Community Services  205‐670‐6557 phone    published 10/31/2012  sthomason@shelbyal.com; www.shelbyal.com  www.shelbycountytourism.org 


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