Exercise Classes Offered
Zumba Gold – every Monday and Thursday at 9:00 a.m. at the First United Presbyterian Church. The cost is $2.00 a class for those 60+/$5.0 a class for those 50 – 59. No need to sign up; just walk in. (no class on February 18th)
Stretching – We stretch, using a video at the Big Spring Senior Center. It is free for those who are members/$5.00 for non-members or those 50 – 59. Call for information on days/times (usually on Fridays).
T’ai Chi for Arthritis –This new program meets on Tuesday mornings at 9 a.m. at the First United Presbyterian Church. The cost is a $5 donation per week and is also being supplemented by a grant from the Office of Aging and Community Services. (no class on January 1st)
Yoga –This session is held on Wednesdays from 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. at Big Spring Presbyterian Church, 25 South Corporation Street, Newville. The cost is $65/member and $55/non-member for a 10-week session which can be pro-rated if you start mid-session.
Thursday, February 14th: As part of celebrating Valentine’s Day and Heart Awareness Month, Barbara Goll of Homeland at Home will be at the Senior Center at 9:30 a.m. with a snack, blood pressure screening; and a brief talk on heart health. Stay for our Valentine’s Pot Luck Luncheon – The Big Spring Senior center invites all those 50 and better to attend its Valentine’s Day Pot Luck Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Please bring your favorite dish to share; place settings and drinks will be provided by the Senior Center. Sign up no later than Wednesday, February 13th. Entertainment will be provided by Fred and John from Green Ridge Village.
The Senior Center will be closed Monday, February 18th in observance of the President’s Day holiday.
Wednesday, February 20th at 9:30 a.m.: What is Ghost Ranch and what draws Mile and Elaine Fry to make a pilgrimage to this place very year? Come out and learn all about their experiences at this Ranch throughout the years. We guarantee that this talk will be very entertaining. Walk-ins are welcome.
Wednesday, February 27th at 9:30 a.m., WITF/Pennsylvania Department of Aging Mind Matters: Preparing Together for Emergencies: Video presenter Robert Myers, Emergency Disaster Services Director, Eastern PA and Delaware, The Salvation Army. As Disaster Services Director, Mr. Myers is responsible for all preparedness, response and recovery operations in Pennsylvania from State College to New Jersey, and all of the state of Delaware. He manages all volunteers and staff associated with the disaster response program including planning, training, response operations and public relations surrounding disaster relief efforts. Emergencies and disasters can strike quickly and without warning and can force you to evacuate your neighborhood or be confined to your home. What can you do to be better prepared? Get tips on creating a personal support network and having the items you need on hand in the event of an emergency.
See our website at http://www.bigspringseniorcenter.weebly.com for an updated listing of our trips and special events.