Members may register the first ten business days. Non-member seniors or those ages 21-49
who accompany a senior may register later for remaining seats. Payment is due when
registering and paid with checks or money orders. Cancellation/refund policies are
determined by the tour company and senior center. Please check in advance to see if
scooters or wheelchairs can be accommodated.
In order to take advantage of special promotions, new trips may be offered on short notice
and not be included in the newsletter; check the bulletin board.
Emergency cards: complete a new card if the previous one is more than a year old.
Overnight & Longer: to comply with mailing requirements, details on overnight trips cannot be
printed in this publication. Registration for long trips usually begins six to eight months in
advance; call the center for dates.
Atlantic City, NYC, Philadelphia
Cancelled by the tour company. Refunds will be mailed to you from the senior center and
any premiums paid will be issued by the insurance company.
NEW DATE Snooty Fox
Note: this trip will not be on May 14 - tentative date is August 13. Once confirmation
arrives, the travel director will contact you to confirm your continued participation; any
monetary concerns you may have can be addressed at that time.
Visit five upscale consignment shops in the Cincinnati area providing fashions and household
items with discount coupons on purchases. Refreshments are served at each stop; a box
lunch is included with a special dessert at the last stop. Cost is $44 per person. Departure is
9 a.m. with approximate return time of 5 p.m.
June 21-23 Soaring Eagle
Cancelled. Refunds will be issued.
July 15 B&B Riverboat
Relax on the Ohio River on a riverboat ride that includes lunch and entertainment. On the way
back, a stop will be made at Jungle Jim’s. Cost is $68 and at least 32 people are required for
the trip to go. New registration dates: members register May 28, non-members on June 11.
Last day to register is JUNE 24..
Oct. 18-24 Florida
Call 937-237-7912 or 937-237-7605; registration dates have changed.
The Laurels of Huber Heights will sponsor a fun, fun, fun penny auction at 1:30 p.m. on
Wednesday, May 20 (subject to change). Members should call the senior center to reserve a
free ticket May 7-19; limit of two tickets per person. If you need to cancel, please notify the
center so someone from the waiting list can take your place.
Everyone will be given a certain number of pennies and then be able to gain extra with some
quick trivia questions. Great prizes will be available for you to bid on with your pennies.
Please do not bring your own pennies. Refreshments will be provided. Thanks to The Laurels
for sponsoring this popular event!
*Thanks to March newsletter mailing volunteers: Barb Shultz, Margaret Collier, Debbie Lykins,
Jackie Coffey & Jenna, Kathy Richards, Pat Harris, Jim Bauman.
*Congratulations to Tom and Betty Baker on their 68th wedding anniversary.
*Thanks to Richard & Priscilla Klinedinst, Liz Gitzinger, Darlene Slusser, Jerry & Carolyn
Nottingham, Jim & Debbie Boggs, Bruce & Vevia Enix for decorating for St. Patrick’s Day.
*Our Tai Chi students/instructors have been providing demos at various sites such as The
Landings, Stonespring, and more to educate others about the benefits of Tai Chi.
*Thanks to all who help by spot cleaning or sweeping/vacuuming between activities.
*A great turn-out of 35 attended the extremely helpful cancer presentation by Dr. Ron
*Thanks to Pat Lokai, Jan Weller, Netta Hawkins, and Joy Randolph for making new member
*Special thanks to the receptionists for their exceptional work ethic.
*Thanks go to the Board of Trustees for their leadership and to the city for continued
guidance during the coronavirus challenge.
BOOKS & BANTER
Both men and women are encouraged to participate in the book group from 10-11:30 a.m. on
the second Monday of the month to share your thoughts and insights. If you have never been
in a book group before and want to see what it is like, you can attend without reading the
March discussion: attended by 14 people! Doris decorated with an Irish theme and made
homemade Irish treats. Special guest was Melissa Clark, Information Services Assistant, with
the Huber Heights Library. Melissa arranges for the books to be on reserve for our members
and recommends book selections.
April 13 (change to May 11 if center still closed): We will be discussing Unbroken by Laura
Hillenbrand, a World War II story of survival, resilience and redemption. Central character is
Louis Zamperini whose track abilities took him to the 1936 Berlin Olympics. After the outbreak
of the war, he joined the Navy and was captured and spent time in Japanese POW camps.
Upcoming; date to be announced: Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline. Between 1854 &
1929, trains ran regularly from the cities of the East Coast to the farmlands of the Midwest,
carrying thousands of children who had been orphaned or abandoned to new homes to be,
hopefully, adopted by loving and kind families. This book documents some of those children
in a powerful tale of upheaval and resilience, second chances, and unexpected friendship.
Join us to discuss the varied experiences of these children.
Board of Trustees: 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 6.
Membership Meeting (date change): 12:30 p.m. on Friday, June 7. Open to all senior center
members to provide an opportunity to meet the Board, ask questions, offer
LINE DANCE CLASSES
A new eight-week session for members only will start May 14 for both the beginner and
intermediate class (minimum of five required). Cost is $25 and due when registering. Please
note that refunds are not issued once the first class is held. Note: class will be 9-10:30 a.m.
on April 30 for beginners and 10:30-12 for intermediates in order to make-up a previously
missed class. If the center is not open on April 30, adjustments will need to be made.
Beginner class is from 9:30-10:30 and the Intermediate class is from 10:45-11:45 on
Thursdays. It is recommended that you have line danced for a least a year before registering
for the intermediate level. Beginners may register as late as the second class with full fee
Men and women are welcome, partners are not needed, and instructor, Rose Winkler,
provides a variety of music and dance steps! Note: if there should be a cancellation, classes
will be made up by adding extra time over the next two weeks.
Activity change: euchre, bunco, canasta start at 12:15 on April 30.
Free assistance is available to answer Medicare questions, to help those new to Medicare,
and to help with enrollment into Medicare Advantage and Medicare Prescription Drug Plans.
This service is provided by certified Medicare counselors through OSHIIP, the Ohio Senior
Health Insurance Information Program. Please call the senior center at 237-233-9999 and
your request will be referred to a local counselor. During annual open enrollment, there will be
a “Check Up Day” to meet one-on-one with a counselor to help with plan selection. Details will
be in the September issue.
Bake Sale (June 9, 10):
Bakers and workers will be needed; sign-up sheet will be on the desk May 4. If the center is
still closed, you can call to sign up.
TECH TIPS & NOTARY SERVICE
Do you need help with your computer, tablet, Kindle, eBooks, cell phones, or any of the
current electronic computer devices? Drop in from 9:30 -10:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 28,
and be prepared with your specific questions; bring your device with you if possible. Please
note that this is not a computer class. Notary service is available as well. Thanks to Marina
Dorado for providing this service.
ART PROJECT: PAINTING
All skill levels can participate in this make and take art project taught by artist, Terri Lynn,
from the Terri Lynn Art Studio and Gallery. You will complete an 8x10 acrylic painting of tulips
in a variety of colors; (see picture on bulletin board and the senior center Facebook Page). If
the center has reopened, class will be held 9:30 -12 p.m. (approx.) on Monday, May 18. The
cost is $15 and all supplies are furnished. Please register May 1-13. Class is limited to 10.
There are no refunds after May 13, but you would have the option to make it up at the studio.
There are always flowers for those who want to see them
~ Henri Matisse
The senior center is proud to announce our first ever concert-style show featuring, Brian
Brenner’s Oldies Revue Show, on June 10. This show is a light-hearted blast from the past,
featuring the good times of 50's & 60's Rock & Roll. Lots of audience interaction and
participation add to the fun and the video production brings it to life! The Oldies Revue has a
proven track record at scores of car shows, sock hops, and oldies parties across the nation.
For those of you who have not seen Brian's show at the Milton Club, you are in for a treat!
The movie screens and projectors assist him in telling the stories of artists and songs. Along
with the show, there will be a Bake Sale (June 9 & 10) and 50/50 raffle drawing (June 10
Ticket Sales ($10 each):
May 4-25: Members only (limit of 4 tickets)
May 26-June 9: No ticket limit. Open to members and non-members.
SWEET TOOTH BAKE SALE
The fundraiser this year will feature a live show, bake sale, and 50/50 raffle drawing.
The bake sale will be held on two days, June 9 and June 10, and donations of homemade
baked goods are needed as well as shift workers. There will be a sign-up sheet on the desk
May 4 or you can call to sign up. If you know what you will be bringing, please indicate that as
well. At our last bake sale, there was a wonderful variety of items to satisfy your sweet tooth!
When the center reopens, any member may exercise to the DVD at 9:15 a.m. on Mondays
and Wednesdays. There is no fee and members are reminded to exercise at their own pace
Project One Hope is a community outreach supported by multiple churches in Huber Heights
to provide a free dinner to the community. For the most current information and to check for
cancellations, visit www.fcchh.org or call 937-236-8029.
A MATTER OF BALANCE CLASS
This nationally recognized program emphasizes practical strategies to manage falls and
increase activity levels. Those who have fallen, those who avoid activities because they are
afraid of falling, and those interested in improving balance, flexibility, and strength may benefit
from this interactive program. People who develop a fear of falling often limit their activities
which can result in physical weakness and a higher risk of falling.
Sponsored by Goodwill Easter Seals Miami Valley, this eight-week program will be offered at
the senior center beginning June 5. Class will be held from 1-3 p.m. on Friday and taught by a
trained coach. It is open to seniors age 60 and up who are ambulatory or in a wheelchair and
able to problem solve and to those who are younger and disabled. Class consists of lecture,
discussion, class participation in exercises (not strenuous) that are custom tailored to the
class (starts week 3), demonstrations on how to get up from a fall, and more! Students will
receive a workbook and a certificate based on how many classes are attended. Phone calls
accepted; open to the community. Seating limited. Registration begins May 13.
MARK YOUR CALENDAR
(subject to change on short notice)
May 4: AARP Driver class
May 20: Penny auction
May 27: Advanced Directives Day
June 5: Balance class (8 weeks)
June 9: Bake sale
June 10: Fundraiser Show, Bake Sale
July 4: Parade
Heartland Insurance Group will conduct bingo at 1 p.m. on the second Monday of each month
(April 13). Small prizes will be awarded to winners; seating limited to 35 members. Registration
will start the week before. You may register for yourself and one other member; phone calls
accepted. If you need to cancel, please call so someone from the waiting list can attend. Note:
no seating before 12:15 p.m.
Uncertain if this will be held in April. If not, the next opportunity will be May 11.
TAI CHI CLASS
The next Tai Chi session will be open to current students only and offered at 1:30 p.m. on
Fridays starting April 10 (date uncertain; students will be contacted with any new
dates/information). Cost is $30 per person for the eight-week session and due when
registering. Please note that refunds are not issued once the first class is held.
Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese exercise and taught by Sue and Bill McCabe from TAMA Martial
Arts and may help to improve your flexibility, balance, focus, and strength.
Note: if there should be a cancellation, the class will be made up on the following Monday at
APRIL CALENDAR (Not being published at this time.)
ALL ACTIVITES CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
CALL 937-237-7605 FOR RECORDED UPDATES
Exercise 9:15 Wood carve 9-11:30
Tai Chi practice 11-12 Line dance 9:30-11:45
D. Bridge 12:15 Bunco, Euchre 12
Pinochle 11:30 Party Bridge 12:15
Knit, Crochet 1:00 Tech Tips last Thurs. 9:30
Table tennis 6:30-9 Hearing checks 2nd Thurs.
Table Tennis 6:30-9
Wood carve 9-11:30 Chair Chi 9:45-10:30
Congregate Lunch 11:15 Congregate Lunch 11:30
Bingo 1 p.m. Tai Chi class 1:30
Stitch & Chat 1 pm Trivia, 2nd Fri., 1 p.m.
Mah Jongg 1 p.m.
Game Night 6:30-9
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