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Senior News

The Westerville Senior Center, 310 W. Main St., is sponsored by the Westerville Parks and Recreation Department for people age 55 and older. The center is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays. The phone number is 614-901-6560.

Transportation is provided for members who live in the Westerville city corporate limits for medical appointments, shopping, recreational programs at the center, banking and to beauty salons. Reservations for transportation should be made at least two days in advance.

Dues are $12 for those who live in the city and $18 for those who live outside the city.


Westerville Senior Center

Activities July 4-July 11:

Thursday: CLOSED

Friday: Walking Group, 8:30 a.m.; BASE, 9 a.m.; Wood Carving, 10 a.m.; First Friday Lunch, noon; Cards/Games, 12:45 p.m.; Contract Bridge, 12:45 p.m.; Bowling, 1 p.m.

Monday: Stone Carving, 9 a.m.; Resistance Bands, 9:45 a.m.; Chair Exercise, noon; McDonald's lunch, noon; Cards/Games, 12:30 p.m.; Social Bridge, 12:30 p.m.; Advanced Mah Jongg, 12:30 p.m.; Bowling, 1 p.m.; McDonald's Bingo, 1 p.m.; Quilting, 1 p.m.; Crafts, 1 p.m.; Library on Wheels, 2:30 p.m.; Book Group, 3 p.m.; Diners Single Club, 5:30 p.m.

Tuesday: Garden Group, 8 a.m.; Walking Group, 8:30 a.m.; Strength & Tone, 9 a.m.; Family Tree, 9 a.m.; Low Aerobics, 9:30 a.m.; Bridge Lessons, 10 a.m.; Lunch Bunch, 10:30 a.m.; Insurance OHSIIP, 11 a.m.; Facebook, 1 p.m.; Medicare Made EZ, 2 p.m.

Wednesday: PSE Help, 9 a.m.; Resistance Bands, 10 a.m.; Discussion Group, 10:30 a.m.; Balance Class, 10:45 a.m.; Chair Exercise, 11:30 a.m.; Wednesday Lunch, noon; Cards/Games, 12:30 p.m.; Contract Bridge, 12:30 p.m.; Bowling, 1 p.m.; Digital Camera Help, 1 p.m.; Creative Elements, 1 p.m.; Back Safety, 2 p.m.

Thursday: Walking Group, 8:30 a.m.; Buckeye Bounders, 8:30 a.m.; Quilting, 9 a.m.; Strength & Tone, 9 a.m.; Qigong Outdoor, 9 a.m.; Low Aerobics, 9:30 a.m.; Table Tennis, 10 a.m.; Wii Bowling, 11 a.m.; Ceramics, noon; Investment Club, 2 p.m.; Delay the Disease, 2:15 p.m.


Blendon Senior Center

The Blendon Senior Center, 6330 Hempstead Road, provides daily activities for senior adults. Members must be at least 55 years old or must be the spouse of a member that age.

Membership dues for a calendar year are $15 for township residents and $20 for nonresidents.

The center is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. The center can be reached by calling 614-882-1260.

Transportation is provided to township residents for shopping, doctor appointments, hairdressers and to come to the center. Non-township residents may also arrange transportation, for a cost based on length of the trip. Call 24 hours ahead to make a reservation for transportation.

Activities July 4-July 11:

Thursday: CLOSED

Friday: Line Dancing, 9:30 a.m.; Dominoes, 10 a.m.; Wii Bowling, 10 a.m.; Lunch, 11:30 a.m.; Bridge and Bid Euchre, 1 p.m.

Sunday: Social Time, 1 p.m.

Monday: Golf at Broadview, 8 a.m.; Art Class, 9:15 a.m.; Exercise, 10 a.m.; Pinochle, 11 a.m.; Chorus, 12:20 p.m.; Bunco, 2 p.m.; Advisory Council, 2 p.m.; Yoga, 3 p.m.

Tuesday: Swimnastics, 9:30 a.m.; Morning Mingle, 9:30 a.m.; Jazz & Tap, 10 a.m.; Chair Volleyball, 11 a.m.; Bridge and Bid Euchre, 1 p.m.; Creative Writing, 1 p.m.

Wednesday: Blood Pressure Checks, 9:30 a.m.; Quilting, 10 a.m.; Exercise, 10 a.m.; PIF Crafts, 10 a.m.; Mah Jongg, 12:30 p.m.; Poker, 1:30 p.m.; Discussion Group, 2:30 p.m.

Thursday: Swimnastics, 9:30 a.m.; Zumba, 10 a.m.; Learning Bridge, 1 p.m.; Yoga, 3 p.m.