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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 8:30 a.m. to 5 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 July 17-24:

Thursday: Garden Club, 8 a.m.; Quilting, 9 a.m.; Qigong Serenity, 9 a.m.; Strength and Tone, 9 a.m.; Stone Carving, 9 a.m.; Low Aerobics, 9:30 a.m.; Table Tennis, 10 a.m.; Sonic Harmony I, 10:30 a.m.; Diabetes Support, 11 a.m.; Ceramics, 11 a.m.; Blood Pressure Check, 11 a.m.; Short North trip, 11:30 a.m.; Delay the Disease, 12:15 p.m.; Canoe, 1 p.m.; Deal or Zonk, 3 p.m.

Friday: BASE, 8:45 and 9:40 a.m.; Wood Carving, 10 a.m.; Dawes Arboretum, 11 a.m.; Red White Food, noon; Cards/Games, 1:15 p.m.; Contract Bridge, 12:45 p.m.; Euchre Party, 1 p.m.; Bowling, 1 p.m.; Family Tree Maker, 1 p.m.

Monday: Resistance Bands, 8:45 a.m.; Stone Carving, 9 a.m.; Resistance Bands, 9:45 a.m.; Westerville Bus Tour, 9:45 a.m.; Chair Exercise, 11:30 a.m.; Jimmy John's Lunch, noon; Cards/Games, 12:30 p.m.; Social Bridge, 12:30 p.m.; Advanced Mah Jongg, 12:30 p.m.; Quilting, 1 p.m.; Bowling, 1 p.m.; Crafts, 1 p.m.; Computer Connectors, 1 p.m.

Tuesday: Strength and Tone, 9 a.m.; Low Aerobics, 9:30 a.m.; Bridge Lessons, 10 a.m.; Line Dancing, 10:15 a.m.; Beginning Painting, 1 p.m.; Digital Photo SIG, 1 p.m.; Slate Run Farm, 1 p.m.

Wednesday: Resistance Bands Exp, 8:45 a.m.; Photoshop Elements, 9 a.m.; Balance Class, 9:45 a.m.; Digital Camera Help, 10 a.m.; Chair Exercise, 11 a.m.; Wednesday Lunch, noon; Cards/Games, 12:30 p.m.; Contract Bridge, 12:30 p.m.; Matter of Balance, 12:30 p.m.; Digital Camera Help, 1 p.m.; Basic PSE, 1 p.m.; Bowling, 1 p.m.; Memoir Writing, 1:30 p.m.

Thursday: Quilting, 9 a.m.; Qigong Serenity, 9 a.m.; Strength and Tone, 9 a.m.; Stone Carving, 9 a.m.; Low Aerobics, 9:30 a.m.; Table Tennis, 10 a.m.; Ceramics, 11 a.m.; Hearing Aid Check, 1 a.m.; Delay the Disease, 12:15 p.m.; Duplicate Bridge, 1 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. 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. It is available for a fee for members not residing in the township, dependent on distance traveled. Call 24 hours ahead to make a reservation for transportation.

Activities July 17-24:

Thursday: Swimnastics, 9:30 a.m.; Zumba, 10 a.m.; Celebration Potluck, noon; Program, 1 p.m.; Learning Bridge, 1 p.m.; Karaoke, 2 p.m.

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

Sunday: Social Time, 1 p.m.

Monday: Golf at Hillcrest, 8 a.m.; Art Class, 9:15 a.m.; Exercise, 10 a.m.; Pinochle, 11 a.m.; Chorus, 12:30 p.m.; Bunco, 2 p.m.; Yoga, 3 p.m.

Tuesday: Swimnastics, 9:30 a.m.; Morning Mingle, 9:30 a.m.; Chair Volleyball, 10:30 a.m.; Bridge and Bid Euchre, 1 p.m.

Wednesday: Quilting, 10 a.m.; Exercise, 10 a.m.; Mah Jongg, 12:30 p.m.; Movie Time, 1 p.m.; Breathing Club, 2 p.m.; Discussion Group, 2:30 p.m.

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

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