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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 Nov. 7-14:

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.; Tinnitus, 10 a.m.; Improving Nutrition, 10 a.m.; Wii Bowling, 11 a.m.; Hearing Screening, 11 a.m.; Arthritis Exercise, 1 p.m.; Making Lotions, 1:30 p.m.; Veteran's Day Activity, 2 p.m.; Delay the Disease, 2:15 p.m.; Cards/Games, 6 p.m.; Oberer's Flowers, 6 p.m.

Friday: Tennis, 8:30 a.m.; Walking Group, 8:30 a.m.; BASE, 9 a.m.; Wood Carving, 10 a.m.; Snowflake Volunteer Meeting, 11 a.m.; Second Friday Brunch, 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.

Monday: Veteran's Day Breakfast, 8:30 a.m.; Tennis, 8:30 a.m.; Stone Carving, 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.; Bingo Blitz, 1 p.m.; Crafts, 1 p.m.; Bowling, 1 p.m.; Quilting, 1 p.m.;McDonald's Bingo, 1 p.m.; Library on Wheels, 2:30 p.m.

Tuesday: Walking Group, 8:30 a.m.; Strength & Tone, 9 a.m.; Low Aerobics, 9:30 a.m.; Bridge Lessons, 10 a.m.; Line Dancing, 10:15 a.m.; Lunch Bunch, 10:30 a.m.; AARP Driver Safety, 12:30 p.m.; Arthritis Exercise, 1 p.m.; Zumbathon, 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday: Tennis, 8:30 a.m.; Healthy Hoopla, 9 a.m.; Photoshop Elements Help, 10 a.m.; Resistance Bands Exp, 10 a.m.; Discussion Group, 10:30 a.m.; Balance Class, 10:45 a.m.; Blood Pressure Check, 11 a.m.; Chair Exercise, 11:30 a.m.; Wednesday Lunch, noon; Contract Bridge, noon; Cards/Games, 12:30 p.m.; Bowling, 1 p.m.; Basic Photoshop Elements, 1 p.m.; Creative Writing, 1 p.m.; Ageless Grace, 3:30 p.m.; Ice Cream Social, 5:30 p.m.; Photoshop Brushes, 5:30 p.m.

Thursday: Breakfast Club, 8 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.; Progressive Tailgate, 10 a.m.; Wii Bowling, 11 a.m.; Arthritis Exercise, 1 p.m.; Investment Club, 2 p.m.; Delay the Disease, 2:15 p.m.; Cards/Games, 6 p.m.; Lifecare Alliance, 6 p.m.; Top of Line Trips, 6 p.m.

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 Nov. 7-14:

Thursday: Swimnastics, 9:30 a.m.; Zumba, 10 a.m.; Red Hats to Red Lobster, 11:30 a.m.; Learning Bridge, 1 p.m.

Friday: Line Dancing, 9:30 a.m.; Dominoes, 10 a.m.; Rockin to the Oldies, 10 a.m.; Wii Bowling, 10 a.m.; Lunch, 11:30 a.m.; Bridge and Bid Euchre, 1 p.m.; Progressive Euchre, 7:30 p.m.

Sunday: Social Time, 1 p.m.

Monday: Breakfast in Honor of Veterans, 9:30 a.m.

Tuesday: Swimnastics, 9:30 a.m.; Morning Mingle, 9:30 a.m.; Chair Volleyball, 11 a.m.; Bridge and Bid Euchre, 1 p.m.; Creative Writing, 2 p.m.

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

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

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