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Painting Classes Oil w/Arthur

Oil w/Mattie

Fridays, 9-Noon Weekly. $15/Class

G R A N D P R A I R I E PA R K S & R E C R E AT I O N

Mondays, 6-9pm Weekly. $15/Class

News

October 2010 issue

HEALTH SCREENINGS

CLASSIC CAR SHOW

50+ PRODUCT EXHIBITS

DOOR PRIZES

CRAFT SHOW

MUCH MORE!

Watercolor w/Arthur Fridays, 2-5pm Weekly. $15/Class

Spanish Classes

(Discovery 2 Classroom)

Conversational - $40 Wed., Oct. 6 - Nov. 24 1:30-2:30pm Textbook (you keep it!) included

(Discovery 2 Classroom)

Brush Up Your Skills - $10 Fri., Oct. 8 - Nov. 19 2:30-3:30pm Purchase your own textbook: “Spanish Everyday”

Canned Food Drive November 1st - 7th, 2010

Benefits the Grand Prairie Food and Clothing Co-Op. Food will be stored in the Nurse Assessment Room.

Please...

Prerequisite: “Conversational Spanish” or some Spanish skills

Volunteer of the Month We proudly present the distinction of “Volunteer of the Month” to Nancy Armstrong You’ve probably have seen Nancy’s smiling face when you have visited the movies on Tuesday nights, during tours, as well as on the golf cart. We appreciate all of the work our volunteers do each and every day. The Summit isn’t what it is today without our volunteers. Next time you see Nancy, please thank her for her service to our facility! Congratulations Nancy!

Saturday 9am - 9pm

Health Fair will be hosted in the ballrooms and the craft fair will be in the basketball gym.

Featured Activities!

Member Appreciation Weekend!

Friday October 8th | 10am - 1pm FREE! Enjoy a luncheon on us! We’ll have entertainment and a dance floor. Bring your appetite and your dancing shoes! Must RSVP in advance at front desk. Saturday, October 9th | Noon - 4 FREE! Enjoy an afternoon of games and fun with your friends. Must RSVP in advance at front desk. Prizes will be awarded to winners throughout the day!

Monday Night Football (Ballroom, Lobby and Theater)

Operational Hours

Fitness (use North Entrance) Mon - Fri 5:30am - 9pm

- Help us keep your building clean! Take ownership! Please throw your trash away, and leave areas as clean as possible! No outside food or drinks are permitted in the facility. - Scan your cards immediately upon entering the building. It helps us keep track of usage numbers and patterns! - Remember that guests must be at least 50 years of age, and they must purchase a guest pass!

Friday, October 15 10am-2pm FREE! Sponsorships and Vendor booths available. See vendor registration form for more details.

Sunday 1pm - 5pm

Front Lobby Entry Mon - Fri 8am - 9pm

Saturday 9am - 9pm

Sunday 1pm - 5pm

The Summit | 2975 Esplanade | Grand Prairie, TX 75052 | 972-237-4141

NEW YORK GIANTS vs. DALLAS COWBOYS Monday, October 25th from 6-10:30pm $12 - includes great view of game, burger basket and beverage.

Women’s Health

Wednesday, October 13th - 8:00am

Please join us for the first in a series of educational health talks brought to you by Methodist Health Systems and The Summit. Dr. Brandy Robinson will be our guest speaker and will address the importance of screenings and how it can affect a woman's health. A light breakfast will be provided. Please sign up on advance.


travel brochure... 5 Star Dining Club Mercury Club Friday, October 8 - $5 to ride 10:30am - 2pm (fee varies per location) Treat yourself once a month to a 5 Star experience! Enjoy a lunch outing with a friend at one of DFW’s premier restaurants. Great friends, fantastic food!

Dinner Out October: Macaroni Grill Wednesday, October 13, 2010 $3 to ride Departure at 4:30pm

Fort Worth Zoo Friday, October 22 - $15 9:30am - 2:30pm Attracting 1 million visitors annually, the Fort Worth Zoo is home to 519 species of animals, and is an internationally recognized. Don’t miss the new baby Bonobo! Bring your camera, and enjoy a day of seeing all of the fun & exotic animals!

upcoming adventures Holiday Shopping - Grapevine Mills Wednesday, November 3, 2010 $5 -includes transportation Departs at 9:30am

Kiowa Casino Tuesday, November 16, 2010 $15 -includes transportation & lunch voucher Departs at 6:00am; Arrive back ~ 8:00pm

Veterans Memorial Recognition Thursday, November 11, 2010 FREE

Thursday, October 7th - $5 9:30am - 2:30pm

Summit Success Stories Weekly on Mondays, 7 - 8pm Free! - Hosted by Parks & Recreation Director, Rick Herold Do you have 30, 50, 100 pounds or more to lose? “The Summit” changes lives...let this ongoing free support group help change yours! No weigh-ins, no supplements, no added costs, no pressure. We will feature low-calorie healthy recipes, hints for diabetics, provide speakers and support.

Congrats Woodcarvers!

FOR NOVEMBER Year-End Tax Saving Strategies

Date- TBA FREE

Howdy Folks! Welcome to the Great State Fair of Texas! Rides, games, demonstations, the Midway, Big Tex, the Car Show, and don’t forget, more fried food than is even healthy to mention! That’s right, it’s that time of year again...let’s all go to the State Fair! Standard Refund Policy for cancellation of local day/overnight trips is now 2 weeks prior notice unless otherwise noted. If notice is given within 2 weeks of trip, every effort will be made to fill your spot. If we cannot fill your place, however, no refund will be granted.

Guitar Lessons

Tuesday, October 12 2pm $20 per lesson

Learn to play the guitar from long time Southern Pride band member Chuck Harris. All you need is your guitar and a smile! Maximum class size is 5 so you will receive lots of individual attention. Please sign up in advance at the main office.

Evening on the Patio

upcoming seminars

Discusses what a Muni Bond is and the Tax-Free Interest Income generated by them, also discusses the AMT (Alternative Minimum Tax) and what it is and how is affects seniors' taxes and how it affects the Chandor Gardens of Weatherford taxability of their Social Security Income. Year End Thursday, October 14th - $15 Tax-Saving Strategies discusses the impact of the Come visit a throw back in time of the world of Douglas expiration of the Bush Tax Cuts (higher tax rates, Chandor, famous for his portraits of world leaders, capital gains rates, & effect on Estates) , Should you landscapes and his mansion known today as Chandor consider converting your IRA into a ROTH (including Gardens. Departs at 9:30am what is a ROTH), Should you consider a 529 Plan includes lunch, transportation and entrance fee (including what is a 529 Plan), etc…

Texas State Fair

program highlights... try something new!

Friday, October 1 6-9pm $12 The weather’s cooling down, so it’s time to enjoy your patio! We’ll fire up the grill for chicken and beef fajitias (included in your fee) and you’re sure to enjoy the live Hats off to the Summit Woodcarvers for there 3 winning acoustic guitarist we have booked for your entertainment. As the evening goes on, we’ll have the outdoor fireplaceribbons! Hats off to the Summit woodcarvers, for their entries into the State fair of Texas.."Designer craftsgoing, and we’ll make s’mores for dessert! Relax, kick man adult section." Jr. Cato submission was a Big Tex back, and enjoy the sights, scents, tastes, and sounds of Caricature taking home fourth place. Russ Boggus the evening! Alcohol will be available for purchase. placing the same for his submission of Texas blue gill fish on pedestal. Also Summit Woodcarver teacher Jodie Webb received first place for his foot square oval clock with intricate roses thru out the face of it... This was Jodie’s 12th ribbon And fifth blue ribbon….. Way to go fellas!!! If you would like to see these on display are any otherSubmissions of this type just go to the Creative Arts Building where they will be on display throughout the run at the state fair of Texas. If you have an interest come join Jody and company on Tuesday evening at 7:30.

Women’s Health Wednesday, October 13th - 8:00am

Please join us for the first in a series of educational health talks brought to you by Methodist Health Systems and The Summit. Dr. Brandy Robinson will be our guest speaker and will address the importance of screenings and how it can affect a woman's health. A light breakfast will be provided. Please sign up on advance.


fitness, aquatics & wellness Personal Training

Certified, experienced & motivated professionals are ready to help you! One-on-one attention with personalized program support! Training Option #1 (1) 30 minute session Individual Fee: $40 Partner Fee: $60 Training Option #2 (3) 30 minute sessions Individual Fee: $100 Partner Training Fee: $170 Training Option #3 (6) 30 minute sessions Individual Fee: $180 Partner Fee: $300

ABC! Absolute Body Conditioning

Massage Therapy

Key to Wellness

Certified, experienced & motivated professionals ready to help improve your health & well being. There are many health benefits to receiving massage therapy, positively effecting the following: Stress Levels • Relaxation • Circulation • Posture • Blood Pressure • Pain Management • Flexibility Breathing • Tension Headaches • Immune System • Depression & Anxiety • Heart Rate • 10 minute hand/foot session Fee: $10 • Foot Reflex, Upper/Lower Body Fee: $30 • Full Body Fee: $60

new classes YogaPilates

Mondays & Wednesdays 6 - 7pm Tuesdays & Thursdays 7:15 - 8pm $3/class; $30/mo.; $45/mo. 2 classes Mat Exercises to Increase Strength, $3/class or $30/mo. Tone, Tighten & Strengthen Arms, Flexibility & Balance with Mindful Body Movements Legs, and Abs. Focused on Breathing

-ORRegister for ABC! & Pilates for the month for just $45! That’s $15 off!

Open Play Gym Sports:

october nutrition menu

Stay on Track Measure Your Results Wellness Fitness Key • • • • • •

Fee: $30 Personalized Wellness Key Exercise Programs Options Equipment Orientation Workout Tracking & Reporting E-mail Motivation Personal Wellness Key Boost

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Fee: $30 Wellness Key Client 30 day boost One, 30-minute session Program Direction Personalized Programs Options Motivation and Support

Tai Chi

M/W 10:30-11:30 FREE. Starting October 1st Reduce stress & improve health with rhythmic movements coordinated with soothing breathing.

Water ZUMBA

M/W 1 - 1:45pm $3/class or $20/mo. It’s a Party in the Pool Each Class! Latin-Inspired, Easy to Follow, Calorie Burning Feel Good Class.

Basketball: Mon/Wed/Fri 11:30am - 1:30pm Volleyball: Tues/Thu 11:30am - 1:30pm & 7 - 9pm Mon/Wed 7 - 9pm Table Tennis: Fridays 4 - 9pm For a full listing of fitness & aquatics classes, please visit the fitness desk located at the North end of the building.

Currently, we are not taking applications for the Nutrition Program. NUTRITION EVENTS Grocery Store at 1:15pm Oct. 7th - Sack and Save Oct. 14th - Wal-Mart Oct. 21st - Albertsons Oct. 28th - Kroger

NUTRITION CLASS Oct. 11th - Advisory Council Meeting: 10:30am Oct. 20th - Healthy Eating: 11:00 am Oct. 28th - Well Check: 8:30am -11:00am


Check on the Calendar for what’s showing in The Wings Theater on Tuesday mornings and evenings, Thursday afternoons, Friday evenings, and Saturday afternoons. Sunday

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9am Oil Painting with M attie Kenney 9:30am Arthri-cise 9:30am Light & Lively 10am Beginner Line Dance / Knitting 10:30am 5 S tar Dining - Mercury Grill 10:40am Arthri-cise 1pm Creative Jewelry - Open Studio 2pm Watercolor 2:30pm Spanish Brush Up 4pm Table Tennis 6pm An Evening on the Patio 6:30pm Movie - Killers

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9am Art Workshop 9:30am ZUM BA 10am Aqua-cise 11:30am YOGA with LOVE 11:30am Basketball 2pm Badminton 4pm Movie - KIllers

9am Oil Painting with M attie Kenney 9:30am Arthri-cise 9:30am Light & Lively 10am Member Appreciation Luncheon 10am Beginner Line Dance 10:40am Arthri-cise 11:30am Basketball 1pm Creative Jewelry - Open Studio 2pm Watercolor 2:30pm Spanish Brush Up 4pm Table Tennis 6:30pm Movie - Robin Hood

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9am Art Workshop 9:30am ZUM BA 10am Aqua-cise 11:30am YOGA with LOVE 11:30am Basketball 12pm Member Appreciation 2pm Badminton 4pm Movie– Robin Hood

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9:30am Arthri-cise 9:30am Light & Lively 10:40am Arthri-cise 11:30am Basketball 1pm Crocheting - Open Studio 6pm Aqua-cise \ YogaPilates 6:30pm Blackjack 6:30pm Learn to Swim 7pm Oil Painting with Arthur Guerra 7pm S ummit S uccess S tories 7pm Basketball 7:30pm ZUMBA

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7am Aqua-cise 8am YOGA with LOVE 9:45am Learn to Swim 10am MO VIE CANC ELLED 10am German / Stained Glass 10:30am Arthri-cise 11am Table Tennis 1:30pm Bridge for all levels 6:30pm Movie– Casablanca 6:30pm Beginner S panish 7pm Woodcarving/Learn to Crochet & Tat 7pm Volleyball 7:15pm Absolute Body Conditioning

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9am Computer-Internet and Email 9:30am Arthri-cise / Light & Lively 10am Golden A ge Club 10:40am Arthri-cise 11:30am Basketball 1:30pm Beginner Spanish 3pm Computer - Just the Basics 6pm Aqua-cise 6:30pm Art Workshop / Learn to Swim 7pm Basketball 7:30pm ZUMBA

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7am Aqua-cise 8am YOGA with LOVE 8:30am Digital Photography Club 9:30am Texas S tate Fair 9:45am Learn to Swim 10am Toastmaster 10:30am Arthri-cise 11:30 Pickleball 2pm Movie - Chaplain 6:30pm Computer-M icro. Office 7pm Dance - Last Call 7pm Volleyball 7:15pm Absolute Body Conditioning

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9:30am Arthri-cise 9:30am Light & Lively 10:40am Arthri-cise 11:30am Basketball 1pm Crocheting - Open Studio 6pm Aqua-cise \ YogaPilates 6:30pm Texas Hold’em 6:30pm Learn to Swim 7pm Oil Painting with Arthur Guerra 7pm S ummit S uccess S tories 7pm Basketball 7:30pm ZUMBA

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7am Aqua-cise 8am YOGA with LOVE 9:45am Learn to Swim 10am Movie - March of the Penguins 10am German / Stained Glass 10:30am Arthri-cise 11am Book Club / Table Tennis 1:30pm Bridge for all levels 6:30pm Movie - To Kill a Mockingbird 6:30pm Beginner S panish 7pm Woodcarving/Learn to Crochet & Tat 7pm Volleyball 7:15pm Absolute Body Conditioning

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9am Computer-Internet and Email 9:30am Arthri-cise / Light & Lively 10:40am Arthri-cise 11am Commission on Aging 11:30am Basketball 1:30pm Beginner Spanish 4:30pm Dinner Out—Macaroni Grill 3pm Computer - Just the Basics 6pm Aqua-cise 6:30pm Art Workshop / Learn to Swim 7pm Basketball 7:30pm ZUMBA

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7am Aqua-cise 8am YOGA with LOVE 8:30am Digital Photography Club 9:30am Chandor Gardens of Weatherford 9:45am Learn to Swim 10am Toastmaster 10:30am Arthri-cise 11:30 Pickle ball 2pm Movie - That Evening S un 6:30pm Computer -M icro. Office 7pm Dance - Last Call 7pm Volleyball 7:15pm Absolute Body Conditioning

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9am Oil Painting with M attie Kenney 9:30am Arthri-cise 9:30am Light & Lively 10am 50+ Expo 10:40am Arthri-cise 11am AARP—Must RS VP 11:30am Basketball 1pm Creative Jewelry - Open Studio 2pm Watercolor 2:30pm Spanish Brush Up 4pm Table Tennis 6:30pm Movie - S olitary Man

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9am Art Workshop 9:30am ZUM BA 10am Aqua-cise 11:30am YOGA with LOVE 11:30am Basketball 2pm Badminton 4pm Movie-S olitary Man

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9:30am Arthri-cise 9:30am Light & Lively 10:40am Arthri-cise 11:30am Basketball 1pm Crocheting - Open Studio 6pm Aqua-cise \ YogaPilates 6:30pm Blackjack 6:30pm Learn to Swim 7pm Oil Painting with Arthur Guerra 7pm Basketball 7pm S ummit S uccess S tories 7:30pm ZUMBA

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7am Aqua-cise 20 8am YOGA with LOVE 9:45am Learn to Swim 10am Movie - Greater Tuna 10am German / Stained Glass 10:30am Arthri-cise 11am Table Tennis 1:30pm Bridge for all levels 6pm Gourmet Cooking Series 6:30pm Movie-The Diary of Anne Frank 6:30pm Beginner S panish 6:30pm Reflections of ItalyTravel Presentation 7pm Woodcarving/Learn to Crochet & Tat 7pm Volleyball 7:15pm Absolute Body Conditioning

9am Computer-Internet and Email 9:30am Arthri-cise / Light & Lively 10:40am Arthri-cise 11am Healthy Tips 11:30am Basketball 1:30pm Beginner Spanish 2pm Animal Behavior 101 3pm Computer - Just the Basics 6pm Aqua-cise 6:30pm Game S how 6:30pm Art Workshop / Learn to Swim 7pm Basketball 7:30pm ZUMBA

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7am Aqua-cise 8am YOGA with LOVE 8:30am Digital Photography Club 9:45am Learn to Swim 10am Toastmaster 10:30am Arthri-cise 11:30 Pickle ball 2pm Movie - Grey Gardens 6:30pm Computer-M icro. Office 7pm Dance - Gary Lee 7pm Volleyball 7:15pm Absolute Body Conditioning

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9am Oil Painting with M attie Kenney 9:30am Arthri-cise 9:30am Light & Lively 9:30am Fort Worth Zoo 10am Beginner Line Dance 10:40am Arthri-cise 11:30am Basketball 1pm Creative Jewelry - Open Studio 2pm Watercolor 2:30pm Spanish Brush Up 4pm Table Tennis 6:30pm Movie - Chasing 3000

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9am Art Workshop 9:30am ZUM BA 10am Aqua-cise 11:30am YOGA with LOVE 11:30am Basketball 2pm Badminton 4pm Movie - Chasing 3000

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26 9:30am Arthri-cise / Light & Lively 10:40am Arthri-cise 11:30am Basketball 1pm Crocheting - Open Studio 4pm Movie-Interview with the Vampire 6pm Aqua-cise \ YogaPilates 6pm Monday Night Football! New York Giants VS Dallas Cowboys 6pm Texas Hold’em 6:30pm Learn to Swim 7pm Oil Painting with Arthur Guerra 7pm Basketball 7pm S ummit S uccess S tories 7:30pm ZUMBA

9:30am Arthri-cise / Light & Lively 10:40am Arthri-cise 11:30am Basketball 1:30pm Beginner Spanish 3pm Computer - Just the Basics 4pm Movie - The Omen 6pm Aqua-cise 6:30pm Art Workshop 6:30pm Learn to Swim 7pm Basketball 7:30pm ZUMBA

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7am Aqua-cise 8am YOGA with LOVE 8:30am Health Check-up 8:30am Digital Photography Club 9:45am Learn to Swim 10am Toastmaster 10:30am Arthri-cise 11:30 Pickleball 2pm Movie - American Werewolf in London 6:30pm Computer-M icro. Office 7pm Dance - Classic Country 7pm Volleyball 7:15pm Absolute Body Conditioning

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9am Oil Painting with M attie Kenney 9am Billiards 9 Ball Tournament 9:30am Arthri-cise 9:30am Light & Lively 10am Beginner Line Dance 10:40am Arthri-cise 11:30am Basketball 1pm Creative Jewelry - Open Studio 1pm Movie - The Shining 2pm Watercolor 2:30pm Spanish Brush Up 4pm Table Tennis 6:30pm Movie - The Joneses

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9am Art Workshop 9:30am ZUM BA 10am Aqua-cise 11:30am YOGA with LOVE 11:30am Basketball 12pm Movie - Psycho 2pm Badminton 4pm Movie - S ilence of the Lambs

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7am Aqua-cise 8am YOGA with LOVE 9:45am Learn to Swim 10am Movie - Seven 10am German / Stained Glass 10:30am Arthri-cise 11am Table Tennis 1:30pm Bridge for all levels 6:30pm Movie Jacobs Ladder 6:30pm Beginner S panish 7pm Woodcarving/Learn to Crochet & Tat 7pm Volleyball 7:15pm Absolute Body Conditioning

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October 2010 Newsletter  

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