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Welcome to the
Fairport Harbor Senior Center
1380 East Street
Fairport Harbor, Ohio 44077
Phone (440) 354-3674

 

Monthly Events for December

Coffee with Cops:  Enjoy a cup of coffee, doughnuts and an informal chat with members of
local law enforcement on December 6 at 9:00am.

Board Meeting:Board Meetings are open to all members of the Center. Meetings are held the second
Monday of each month.  The next meeting will be held on December 11 at 8:45am.

Attorney:  Geoff Hanahan will meet with you to discuss your legal needs such as a will, a trust, an
estate, etc. on December 21 at 8:30am. An appointment is a must!

Computers & Technology:  Manav & Leena will be here on Friday, December 1 & December 8 at 4:30pm
to offer help with your iPads, laptops, & cell phones.  They will teach you how to download pictures, use
facebook, etc.  Please sign up.  NEW TIME & DAY!

Country Music:  Country music fans can enjoy country/bluegrass music on Thursday evenings at the center.
Music begins at 6:00pm to 8:30pm. More groups are coming in to play so we will now start at 6:00pm!

Notary:  The Center has a notary available to members. Phone for appointment.

Fairport Village Council MeetingsDecember 5 & December 19 at 6:30pm.

Movies:  (See the cover page) ***All Movies will now start at NOON!!!***

PotluckOur Christmas Party will be on December 12 from 5-7pm & will replace our Potluck this month!
We’ll be having chicken Marsala, roast beef, redskin potatoes, vegetable, salad, dessert and beverage
catered by Fairport Family Restaurant. Entertainment will be provided by Dennis Ford along with a
surprise visit from someone special. Tickets are only $10.00 per person &
must be purchased in advance (available now).

                                            MONDAY LUNCHES

December 4:            Hot Dogs, Chips & Beverage
December 11           Egg salad, Chips & Beverage
December 18:          Sloppy Joes, Chips & Beverage
December 25:          ***CENTER CLOSED – CHRISTMAS****

                                THURSDAY LUNCHES

December 7:            Italian Sausage Sandwich, Chips & Beverage
December 14:          Hamburgers, Chips & Beverage
December 21:          ****NO LUNCH****
December 28:          ****NO LUNCH****  

Your Health

Blood Pressure Checks:  Stay on top of your Blood Pressure. Our health kiosk at the center can also be used
to check your blood pressure. Please come in & we will show you how to create your own user ID with your
own password. You will be able to keep track of your blood pressure, weight, oxygen level and only you will
be able to track your progress. Also during the month at noon, there are programs that are shown on the
health kiosk. Some are live programs offered by doctors at Lake Health. 
 
Podiatrists:   Dr. Ben – 12/13 & 1/10/2018 (Appointments start at 9am; cost $20) 
                      Dr. Kelly – NO visit in Dec. & 1/24/2018 (Appointments start at 10:30am; cost increases to $25
in January 2018)

Hearing - Holly’s Hearing2/21/18; 6/27/18 & 10/24/18 - (Appts. from 10am – 12pm)
A Rep will be here to screen & clean your hearing aids. Please sign up if you are interested in
a hearing test and/or cleaning.

Mani’s & Pedi’s:  Patricia will be here, but the date has changed. We will now have manis/pedis on
Thursdays starting at 8:00am. Please call the center for your appointment.
December 28 is scheduled for the next appointment (subject to change).

Weight Watchers:  Meets every Saturday at 8:30am for weigh in followed by meeting at 9am.

Massages - Chair & Table:  Relieve the stress of the day with Annette. Must schedule your time!  
(10 min.-$7.00; 15 min.-$10.00; 30 min.-$20.00)
Appts. from 9am to 12:15am.  12/1; 12/8; 12/15; 12/22 and 12/29.
 
REIKKIis a natural healing technique that uses gentle hand placement to transmit healing energy.
Certified Reikki Master, Dusty Staudt, will be available on Mondays from Noon to 1:30pm for
Reikki Spots and/or Reikki Treatment for a specific area or problem.  Minimum $5.00 for 6 minutes.
If interested, please sign up.


Art

Colored Pencil / Watercolor:  Always wanted to be an artist. Think you can’t make a beautiful work of art?
This class is for you!!!  Instructor: Jennifer Thiel. Class meets once a week. (Fee: $35.00 monthly) -
Wednesday (10:00am - 12:00pm).
  
Watercolor for Beginners to Advanced:Bring to class one flat 1”, ½” & ¼” brushes; round brushes 10 & 7;
and wash brush 2”. Please see list in office & watercolor paper 140 Cold Press & watercolor pallet.
Meet our instructor: Connie Adams. (Fee: $40.00 for 4 classes)Monday (9:00am – 11:00am).

Crafting / Quilting & Sew Forth

Sewing Class:  Class project will be a tote bag. Please sign up and pick up a supply list which is available
at the office. Cost of class is $5.00 per class. Starting in December classes will be held on
Mondays at (3:00pm – 5:00pm). Please note new start time.

Quilting & Sewing:  Group works cooperatively each week. Have a project that you would like to start
or finish? Need help? Join this group. Tuesdays (1pm - 4pm).

Needlecrafts & Handcrafts: Bring crocheting, knitting, embroidery, etc. Enjoy conversation as you create
your project. Thursdays (9:30am - Noon).

Learn to Knit:  Learn to knit. Bring to class 1 skein of 4 ply yarn & a pair of #8 knitting needles.
Tuesdays (1pm - 4pm).

ScrapbookingAre all your pictures in a box? Would you like to organize them & make a beautiful
scrapbook? This is the class for you! Gather your pictures, scrapbook & colorful paper.
Lots of ideas are offered. December 14 (Noon - 3pm).
   
Fleece Class:  You will need 2 yards of solid color fleece, 2 yards of printed fleece & a good pair of scissors.
Instructor will assist with putting blankets together. Baby blankets are 1½ yards each.
These make great gifts. December 11 at Noon.

Craft A Card:  Judy, Beki, and Ann are retiring! Thank you for helping us create beautiful handcrafted
greeting cards!! Good luck on your next endeavor! This class will be moving to the monthly card making
group on December 28 at 1pm.

Support Groups

Loss / Grief Support:  Lisa from Hospice gives support, comfort & information to those struggling with loss.
Lisa will be here to help you on December 13 at 11:30am. Please plan to attend.

(NEW)Parkinson’s’ Support GroupFind support & encouragement while sharing & learning from each other. This is a group for patients, caregivers, family & friends – everyone is welcome! If you are interested, please call the
Center. This group will meet December 20 from 4:30 – 5:30pm.

Games

Wii Bowling: Come join in the fun and get out of the house! Our fall league has started.
Due to Christmas & New Year’s Day, there will be NO Wii Bowling during December 25 through 29!
We are currently looking for someone to organize the teams and to help    with the banquet.
If interested, please see Chris
.

Wii Golf:       Wii Golf will be starting sometime in January 2018. Please watch for additional information.

Bingo:           Monday & Thursday afternoons at Noon
                      Wednesday evenings at 6:00pm

Card Bingo:  To play card bingo you will need 3 nickels, 3 dimes, 5 quarters & 1 dollar.  Mondays at 3pm

Bunco:          Come learn to play this easy dice game. We will now play twice monthly –
the 1st & 3rd Friday of the month (December 1 & December 15) at 10am.

                      Card Games:  31, LCR & a variety of different card games. Wednesdays   at Noon. 
COME JOIN IN THE FUN!! 

Card Games: Hand & Foot on Tuesdays & Fridays (10am - 1pm)

Pinochle & Bridge:  Wednesdays (12:30pm - 4pm)

Puzzles:  The Center has a wide variety of puzzles. A puzzle table is available daily to those who want to
challenge their mind.

Mah Jongg:  Mah Jongg originated in China & is played with tiles representing
Chinese symbols and characters. Always wanted to learn…...or want to learn something new?
 Meet with this fun group!  Tuesdays & Fridays at 1pm.

Pool Room: Men’s & Ladies’ Pool Room Challenges Monday through Friday.

Clubs

Coin Club:  This group meets once a month on the second Monday of the month
(December 11) & starts at 7pm. If you have coins or an interest in coins, please join. Everyone is welcome!

Exercise
Beginners Line Dancing:  Always had 2 left feet? Then this class is for you!  Dancing promotes mobility
& it’s just plain fun! Learn to dance with Lynn. Wednesdays (4pm - 5pm) – (Fee: $2.00 per class)

Intermediate / Advanced Line Dancing:  You’ve learned the basics, now let Lynn teach you the intermediate
steps to line dancing.  Tuesdays (1:15pm - 2:15pm) & Thursdays (10am - 11am)(Fee: $1.00 per class)

Zumba Gold:  Is based mostly on international music, uses modified, simplified dance moves such as
Salsa to create a basic beginner level exercise class that is customized for adults 55 and over.
Work up a sweat while having fun.  Instructor: Annette Santora - (Fee: $2.00 per class)

                 Morning Zumba:  Tuesday & Thursday (9am - 9:45am)
                 Evening Zumba:   Monday (5:30pm - 6:15pm)  (NEW START TIME)

Arthritis Exercise:  Program works muscles & joints to encourage strength & balance. 
Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays (10:30am - 11:30am)

Weight & Bands Advanced:  This is an advanced class that uses weights & bands to achieve strength
& tone muscles. Tuesdays & Fridays (Noon - 1pm). On Fridays, we’ll have 30 minutes of aerobics
& 30 minutes of stretching. (Please bring a mat & wear comfortable clothes.)

Stretching Class:  Mondays (4pm - 5pm). (Please bring a mat to class & wear comfortable clothes.)

Tai Chi w/Libby:  This class is gentle & not strenuous, and it has been shown to have a positive effect on muscle strength, flexibility, & balance. It is an activity that is widely endorsed by the medical
profession as being of great value to people as they age.  Mondays (9am - 10am)(Fee: $3.00 per class)

Yoga w/Erin & Lindsay:  Stretch & relax. Wear comfortable clothing & bring a mat.
Tuesdays (10am - 11:30am) (Fee: $7.00 per class)

Pound Fit: Pound is a cardio jam session using ripstix, lightly-weighted drumsticks, to do sculpting and cardio.
It’s designed for all fitness levels and ages. Instructor:Cindy Parker.    
Tuesdays & Thursdays (3:30pm - 4:15pm)(Fee: $2.00 per class).
New class - Wednesdays (5:30pm – 6:15pm) – (Fee: $2.00 per class).