Fillmore Senior Center News

Classes for September 1, 2014 thru September 17th. along with special upcoming events.

533 Santa Clara Street, Fillmore, CA 93015 Open from 8:30 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.
Phone #: 524-4533 (It always best to call incase schedules change)
Lunch: Monday- Friday 11:15 Call 524-3756 by 10:30 to reserve a Lunch
Activities & Programs
Monday’s 8:00 Senior Walk / 8:50-Tai Chi Class / 10:00 Sketching Class / 10:30 Senior Chair Exercise
Tuesday’s 9:00 Yoga Class / “NO” Mixed Media Art Class during September / Gourd Classes Sept 2nd see below.
Wednesday’s 9-10:30 Busy Hands / 10:00-11:30 Line Dancing / 10:00-11:30 Book Club (Monthly).
Thursday’s 9:00 Yoga Class / 10:30 Watercolor Class
Friday’s “NO” Spanish Class during September. / 10:30-11:30 Senior Chair Exercise
Book Club: Next Book Club will meet on September 17th at 10:00 am
Board Meeting: Board Meeting on September 29th at 1:00 pm
Spanish Classes: will begin again October 3rd. with a New agenda, Interested please call and sign-up 524-4533 due to space classes are limited to size.
Mixed Media Collage Classes: Are canceled for September, classes will be back in October 7th.
BINGO: Is held on the 2ND and 4TH FRIDAYS OF THE MONTH FROM 6PM TO 9PM (next one is September 12th)
Gourd Classes: Will begin September 2nd. This class is limited to 15 intermediate students, so even if you were coming to the class before you still need to sign up again. call to sign up 524-4533
Hi Cap/ Medicare: Tuesday, October 28th. At 11:30-1:00 HI CAP “One Stop Shop for Medicare 2014” and Part D by Appointment Only. HICAP Counselor’s will run a Prescription Drug Plan comparison for you. Complete an Extra Help application to help with your prescription drug cost. Receive counseling on Medicare Advantage Plans, Medigap and Medi-Cal please call 1-800-434-0222 for appointments. Please call, let us know your coming, 524-4533
Alzheimer’s & Dementia: Support group is August 21st. requires an appointment, call Rosemary @ 484-6028 X207
Dr. Hara: Will be here Wed. September 17th. this month only for his patients living in Fillmore with pre-arranged appointments. Then, October 8th. & 22nd as usual.
Low Vision Classes: Are once a month. Next class will be (Sept. 25th.) at 10:00, Call Brenda to schedule an appointment at 805-630-3650 to confirm your coming.
Rummage Sale: is scheduled for Saturday, October 18th. from 9:00AM – 3:00PM, If you have “Good” items that you would like to donate to the Senior Center you can start bringing them on Monday, October 6th the last day to donate items will be 1:00 pm on Thursday, October 16th. Furniture or larger items please call 524-4533
AARP Drivers Class: October 20 & October 21 this is an 8 hr class and takes 2 days. Time is 8:30 – 1:00pm
By taking a driver safety course you'll learn the current rules of the road, defensive driving techniques, and how to operate your vehicle more safely in today's increasingly challenging driving environment. You'll learn how you can manage and accommodate common age-related changes in vision, hearing and reaction time. In addition, you'll learn:
How to minimize the effects of dangerous blind spots; How to maintain the proper following distance behind another car; The safest ways to change lanes and make turns at busy intersections; Proper use of safety belts, air bags, anti-lock brakes, and new technologies used in cars; Ways to monitor your own and others' driving skills and capabilities
And much more. You may be eligible to receive an insurance discount upon completing the course, AARP membership is not required to take the course and there are no tests to pass. The classroom course costs is $15 for AARP members and $19.95 for non-members. Please call to sign up 524-4533
Craft Fair/Boutique is scheduled for Saturday, November 8th from 9am – 2pm, more information to come. Those interested please call and get your name on our list. Space and tables are limited, table cost is $15.00 524-4533
Fillmore Senior Center Annual Christmas Party will be December 19th This is our Biggest social event if the year for our seniors, There will be music, singing, refreshments & entertainment. More information to come in November.