Joe Brown, director of the Reynoldsburg Parks and Recreation Department, attended our SCOR (Senior Citizens of Reynoldsburg) Town Hall meeting in February. He answered questions from the audience and shared the new SCOR activities schedule and extended open hours of operation.
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, the Reynoldsburg Senior Activities Center will close at 4 p.m.; Monday, it will close at 7 p.m., Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. and Friday at 9 p.m. Effective Feb. 25, it will no longer be open on holidays.
Membership dues are $15 for Reynoldsburg residents and $20 if you live elsewhere.
The first Men's Golf League meeting is Thursday, March 7, at 9 a.m. For Ladies Golf League information, call Lee Montgomery at 614-759-1445.
Lunch and Learn Tuesday, March 26, at 11 a.m. features Janie Wheeler, RN, who will present "Brain attack -- stroke facts, causes, symptoms, treatment options, risk factors, prevention and rehabilitation."
On Wednesday, March 6, we will hold a Texas Hold 'em tournament at noon. You must be a SCOR member to participate.
Saturday, March 16, participate in a great Jam Session from 1:30-3 p.m. Bring your instruments and/or try out the karaoke machine!
Join the Stained Glass Class Mondays from 1-3 p.m. with Brenda Mason teaching. The cost is $8 per person. A Watercolor Class is scheduled Fridays at 9 a.m. The cost is $8 per class.
The first Wednesday of each month, Frank Bolen and other veterans prepare and serve a delicious $4 lunch at SCOR. Proceeds go to veterans who are patients at the Veterans Hospital in Chillicothe and to other local veteran facilities. Call SCOR for your reservation the Friday before to ensure they do not run out of food.
Exercise Monday, Wednesday and Friday 10:30 a.m. with Jenny. Join us for a full-body workout, bring a mat and hand towel. This is for flexibility and a cardiovascular workout.
Our new health monitoring system is available. You can keep track of your blood pressure, pulse, oxygen levels and weight. Stop in the office and we will show you how to use the equipment.
Massages are available. Regular massages cost $40 per hour. Call Karla to make an appointment at 614-577-1159.
T'ai Chi classes (learn basic moves) are scheduled Fridays at 9 a.m. for eight weeks. The cost is $30. Wednesday at 5:45 p.m. is a review class with a beginning T'ai Chi class from 6:45-8:15 p.m. All 108 moves will be taught over the course of 3.5 months. The cost is $25 for the quarter for SCOR members, plus a registration fee of $20.
Progressive Euchre is scheduled every other Friday at 6 p.m. (check the SCOR calendar for dates), Tuesday at 1:30 p.m.,Thursday at 12:30 p.m. and Saturday at 1 p.m.
The pool room with three tables is open to all when SCOR is open.
A Mystery Lunch is planned for March 19. Those attending will leave SCOR at 10:30 for an undisclosed luncheon location.
A representative from World of Travel will give a presentation at 2 p.m. March 28 about next year's winter trip, "The Warmth of the Southern Caribbean," scheduled for Jan. 18-26, 2014.
Ann Monske is retired from the Defense Supply Center Columbus. Among other pursuits, she teaches memoir writing classes throughout central Ohio. She resides in Reynoldsburg.