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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 Oct. 17-24:

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.; Hearing Loss, 10 a.m.; Wii Bowling, 11 a.m.; Diabetes Support, 11 a.m.; Quigong, 11 a.m.; Ceramics, 11 a.m.; Range of Motion, 1:15 p.m.; Aching Bones, 2 p.m.; Delay the Disease, 2:15 p.m.; Finding Meaning, 3 p.m.; Ham and Bean Dinner, 4:30 p.m.; Cards/Games, 6 p.m.

Friday: Walking Group, 8:30 a.m.; BASE, 9 a.m.; Microsoft Word, 9 a.m.; Basic Computer, 9 a.m.; Wood Carving, 10 a.m.; Friday Feast, noon; Cards/Games, 12:45 p.m.; Contract Bridge, 12:45 p.m.; Ed Lentz, 1 p.m.; Bowling, 1 p.m.; Bingo, 1 p.m.; Euchre Party, 1 p.m.

Monday: Stone Carving, 9 a.m.; Washboard Factory, 9 a.m.; Resistance Bands, 9:45 a.m.; Chorus, 11 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.; Quilting, 1 p.m.; Computer Connectors, 1 p.m.

Tuesday: Walking Group, 8:30 a.m.; Strength & Tone, 9 a.m.; Microsoft Word, 9 a.m.; Low Aerobics, 9:30 a.m.; Bridge Lessons, 10 a.m.; Drawing, 10 a.m.; Line Dancing, 10:15 a.m.; Facebook, 1 p.m.; Painting, 1 p.m.; Art Appreciation, 1 p.m.; Digital Photo SIG, 1 p.m.; Range of Motion, 1:15 p.m.; Yoga, 2:15 p.m.; Zumba, 5:30 p.m.; Strength & Soothe, 6:20 p.m.

Wednesday: Digital Camera Help, 10 a.m.; Resistance Bands, 10 a.m.; Discussion Group, 10:30 a.m.; Balance Class, 10:45 a.m.; Hearing Aid Check, 11 a.m.; Chair Exercise, 11:30 a.m.; Wednesday Lunch, noon; Cards/Games, 12:30 p.m.; Contract Bridge, 12:30 p.m.; Advanced Painting, 1 p.m.; Bowling, 1 p.m.; Digital Camera Help, 1 p.m.; Creative Writing, 1 p.m.; Matter of Balance, 1:30 p.m.; Memoir Writing, 1:30 p.m.; Ageless Grace, 3:30 p.m.; Photo Critique, 5:30 p.m.; Readers Theater, 6 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.; Ceramics, 11 a.m.; Range of Motion, 1:15 p.m.; Delay the Disease, 2:15 p.m.; Cards/Games, 6 p.m.; Medicare Clear, 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. Call 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 Oct. 17-24:

Thursday: Swimnastics, 9:30 a.m.; Zumba, 10 a.m.; Halloween Potluck, noon; Program, 1 p.m.; Learning Bridge, 1 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: Art Class, 9:15 a.m.; Exercise, 10 a.m.; Pinochle, 11 a.m.; Bunco, 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, 2 p.m.

Wednesday: Quilting, 10 a.m.; Exercise, 10 a.m.; PIF Crafts, 10 a.m.; Pinochle, noon; Mah Jongg, 12:30 p.m.; Breathing Club, 2 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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