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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.
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.
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. 
Walk w/Ease Group Walking Program—We meet at the Newville Trailhead at Rails to Trails, do some pre-walking stretches, walk for approximately 30-45 minutes and end with post-walking stretches.  Come join us at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  Walking will be at your own pace.

Wednesday, October 3rd at 9:30 a.m. – “Deb Cleveland’s Trip to Cuba” - Who would imagine going to Cuba?  Many of us believe the country is poor and overpowered by government.  Well, recently our own Deb Cleveland ventured to the country just 90 miles off the Florida coastline to experience some of the culture and sites and is ready to share her experience with you.

Wednesday, October 24th at 9:30 a.m.  – “MindMatters” – Shackleton’s Antarctic Adventure:  The Gratest Survival Story of All Time.  It’s 1914.  Determined to become the first people to walk across the South Pole, Sir Ernest Shackleton and his men embark on their daring Antarctic expedition by sea.  When their ship, the Endurance, is trapped and destroyed by ice, the British explorer and his group struggle to survive in the harsh, frigid environment, defying the odds as they cheat death largely through sheer perseverance.  Lou Thieblemont is a professional speaker, amateur historian and former Mayor of Camp Hill, Pa. who will be our presenter.

Upcoming Trips (October) 8th Lunch @ Fairground Diner
                          11th Fall Foliage Trip on Lake Raystown w/Lunch
                          16th Roots Market
                        20th Camp Eder Fall Festival
                26th Perry County Bridges Phase 2 Tour & Lunch
              (November) 30th Sight & Sound “Jesus” & the Star Barn Village Christmas Drive through Light Show
              (December) 11th Rainbow Comedy Playhouse & Dinner Theatre “Christmas in Paradise”

See our website at for an updated listing of our trips and special events