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JANUARY EVENTS AT THE BIG SPRING SENIOR CENTER

JANUARY EVENTS AT THE BIG SPRING SENIOR CENTER

Events
Thursday, January 3rd at 9:00 a.m. “Fun & Fit” Zumba Gold Aerobics:  A certified instructor from the YMCA leads this aerobics class designed just for you.  The class meets at the First United Presbyterian Church in Newville.  A $2.00 donation is requested. This class is open to anyone age 60 or older.
Thursday, January 3rd at 9:30 a.m. Play 500: Come play 500 with our dedicated group of card players! 
Thursday, January 3rd at 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.  Games with Bob Ballard:  Join us for a day of fun while we play a variety of card and board games led by Bob!  Call the center for more info.
Friday, January 4th at 8”30 a.m.:  Men’s Breakfast – Come and enjoy a hot, homemade breakfast made by staff and volunteers of the Senior Center.  $5.00
Monday, January 7th at 9:00 a.m.  Wii Bowling:  Join us to try your hand at bowling in front of a TV screen.  It’s lots of fun and competitive too.  No ball required.  Just drop in for a game or two.
Monday, January 7th at 2:00 p.m.  Watercolor Painting Opportunity:  Do you have an interest in water coloring?  It takes space, inspiration and motivation and we can help.  Join our friendly group of painters.  The cost is $1/week to the Senior Center.  Please call 717-776-4478 to get more information.
Tuesday, January 8th at 9 a.m.  Crafts:  We could use your help, hands and ideas.  Come and make beaded jewelry, seasonal and everyday crafts, as well as making new friends.
Tuesday, January 8th at 9:00 a.m.  T’ai Chi for Arthritis:  Held at the First United Presbyterian Church, 111 Big Spring Avenue, Newville.  Cost is a suggested $5 donation per class.  To register, call 776-4478.  Walk-ins are welcome.
Tuesday, January 8th at 12:30 p.m.  Wii Bowling:  Join us to try your hand at bowling in front of a TV screen.  It’s lots of fun and competitive too.  No ball required.  Just drop in for a game or two.
Wednesday, January 9th at 8:30 a.m.  Yoga:  This class is held at Big Spring Presbyterian Church, 25 South Corporation Street, Newville.  Yoga is a mind-body practice that combines stretching exercises, controlled breathing and relaxation.  Yoga can help reduce stress, lower blood pressure and improve heart function (from the Mayo Clinic website).  The cost is $65 non-member/$55 if you are a member of the Senior Center for a 10 week session.  Sessions can be pro-rated if you elect to join mid-session.
Wednesday,  January 9th at 9:30 a.m. Winter Driving Awareness Week w/Matt Frampton:  Matthew Frampton of South Central PA Highway Safety presenting a talk on Winter Driving Awareness.  Matt is a former Pennsylvania State Police Trooper and a Big Spring local.  He retired from the Pennsylvania State Police in 2016, having completed 22 years of service.  Matt is now with South Central Highway Safety (SCPAHS).  SCPAHS is PennDOT’s Community Traffic Safety Program for Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, and Perry Counties.  SCPAHS’s mission is to prevent injury and/or death on Pennsylvania’s highways through traffic safety education to the public.
Wednesday, January 9th at 1:00 p.m. Bible Study:  Come out to enjoy an informative hour of Bible Study by Pastor Don Snyder of Doubling Gap Church of God will be traveling with you on the Romans’ Road.
The Big Spring Center is located at 91 Doubling Gap Road, Suite #1, Newville, in the Mountain View Apartment Building.  The phone number is 717-776-4478.  Hours are weekdays 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  A hot congregate meal is served at 11:30 a.m.  Please call two weekdays ahead to make a meal reservation.
Visit our webpage at http://www.bigspringseniorcenter.weebly.com for information on our trips.  Annual membership fee of $25 entitles you to a mailed newsletter, reduced trip fees and reduced exercise fees.
The Big Spring Center is supported in part by a grant from the Cumberland County Office of Aging and Community Services; the Pennsylvania Department of Aging and the US Department of Health and Human Services, Administration of Aging. Transportation is available through the Cumberland County Department of Transportation.  Senior Center Staff can help with that process.  Call 776-4478 for more information.