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Westerville Senior Center

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.

Activities Aug. 29-Sept. 5:

Thursday: Bird Banding, 6 a.m.; Walking Group, 8:30 a.m.; Quilting, 9 a.m.; Strength & Tone, 9 a.m.; Low Aerobics, 9:30 a.m.; Table Tennis, 10 a.m.; Wii Bowling, 11 a.m.; Mah Jongg, 11 a.m.; Delay the Disease, 2:15 p.m.

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

Monday: CLOSED

Tuesday: Garden Group, 8 a.m.; Walking Group, 8:30 a.m.;Strength & Tone, 9 a.m.; Low Aerobics, 9:30 a.m.; Bridge Lessons, 10 a.m.; Vaccination Clinic, 10 a.m.; Line Dancing, 10:15 a.m.; Yoga, 2:15 p.m.; Zumba, 5:30 p.m.; Strength & Soothe, 6:20 p.m.; Alzheimer's Support, 7 p.m.

Wednesday: Pancake Breakfast, 7 a.m.; Resistance Bands, 10 a.m.; Digital Camera Help, 10 a.m.; Discussion Group, 10:30 a.m.; Balance Class, 10:45 a.m.; Chair Exercise, 11:30 a.m.; First 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.; Matter of Balance, 1 p.m.; Parkinson's Support, 1:30 p.m.; Ageless Grace, 3:30 p.m.; Line Dancing,5:30 p.m.

Thursday: Walking Group, 8:30 a.m.; Quilting, 9 a.m.; Strength & Tone, 9 a.m.; Low Aerobics, 9:30 a.m.; Table Tennis, 10 a.m.; Wii Bowling, 11 a.m.; Quigong, 11 a.m.; Range of Motion, 1:30 p.m.; Arthritis Support, 1:30 p.m.; Delay the Disease, 2:15 p.m.; Cards/Games, 6 p.m.; Health Plan, 6 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 also may arrange transportation, for a cost based on length of the trip. Call 24 hours ahead to make a reservation for transportation.


Activities Aug. 29-Sept. 5:

Thursday: Swimnastics, 9:30 a.m.; Zumba, 10 a.m.; Learning Bridge, 1 p.m.; Stamp Collecting, 2 p.m.; Yoga, 3 p.m.

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: CLOSED

Tuesday: Foot Care, 9 a.m.; 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.

Wednesday: Quilting, 10 a.m.; Exercise, 10 a.m.; PIF Crafts, 10 a.m.; Pinochle, noon; 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.

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