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AuEust 30, 20171 The Ibw Era I PAGE 13 enlor N S Monthly News We had a great time at Thompson's Mills State Heritage Site on Aug. 7, right. It is a great tour and the guides are very knowledgeable about the mills and the changes the Tnompsons went through to keep up with the changing times. It started in 1858 and continued operations in one form or another through 2004. Here are some upcoming activities available through the Senior Center: are encouraged to come. enjoy the stories. Aragon Alpaca F~-m Our Raffle Quilt is fin- Participation cost of $1 - Sept. 7: We are going to the ished! Stop by the Center to see each Friday. Aragon Alpaca Farm in south it on display, a beautiful blend of Free Senior Legal &d- Eugene where we will see thepurples and turquoise, vice: Local attorney Stacey alpaca from the hoof through to While you're there, purchase Mealer will be at the Senior Cen- the finished knit and crocheted your tickets for $1 each or 6 for ter on Wednesday, Sept. 6, from products in the little store there. $5. With every $10 ticket pur- 9 a.m. to 2 p.m providing free It will be a chance to get chase you'll receive a quilted hot consultations to seniors. up close and personal with one pad, too. This year's quilt also Areas of focus include wills, of the valley's newest livestock comes with a set of two pillow trusts and estate plans, powers businesses, cases, of attorney, advance directives, We'll stop for lunch at Foot/Nail care now avail- probates, small estates and Applebee's in Springfield. Bus able by appointment. Linda trust administration, long-term leaves at 8:30 a.m. and costs $7. Wooten, licensed nail technician care planning, and Medicaid Sign up at the Center. from Beauty 101, will meet you and asset planning. Oktoberfest - Sept. at the Senior Center on Wednes- Make your appointment at 14: Back by popular demand, we days. Stop by the Center and talk the Senior Center's front desk. will be going to Mt Angel again to Sandi about setting up your Stacey will next be at the center this year for the Oktoberfest. appointment, on Oct. 4, 2017. Come join this fall celebra- Knit, Crochet, and Painters Group: Our tion with its German history. Stitch Away! - Mondays, 10 friendly group of painters meet The cost is $10 for members,a.m. to noon: Bring your own each Wednesday morning at $15 for non-members. Sign uphandwork and join the fun! All 8:15. at the Center. levels of experience welcome- be- 1his group gets together to Cl mpoeg State Heri- ginners to experts! Or come and share their latest creations and tage Area - Sept. 26: Come learn a new stitch or pattern, ideas. If painting is your inter- with us as we visit this historic Jolly Stitchers: The est, bring your own supplies and site where Champoeg once satJolly Stitchers is an indepen- join them. on the banks of the Willamette dent quilting group that meets Participation cost of $1 River. on Tuesdays and Thursdays each each Wednesday. We will tour the Visitors week at the Senior Center from Pony Tail Canasta: Come Center, as well as the Pioneer 9 a.m to 1 p.m. They are looking join this group for a couple hours Mother's Log Cabin and the for new quilters, of fun each week! Pony Tail is a NeweU House nearby, as time If you have never quilted, form of canasta, very easy to allows, but would like to learn, this is learn and you'll be hooked! Come and learn about what your opportunity. They have Meet from 1 to 4 p.m. on happened to the bustling town "practice" pieces just for that Wednesdays. of Champoeg, how the Native purpose. Pinochle: We have two Americans lived in the Wil- This is an art that our quil-opportunities to play pinochle. lamette Valley, and enjoy the ters would love to share. "Jacks and Queens" group 1860s-style garden behind the Writing Group: "The meets every Tuesday evening Visitors Center. Write Stuff" meets from 10 a.m. in the East Dining Room of the Membership Meeting to noon on Fridays. Senior Center for a potluck sup- - 10 a.m. Sept. 13: Come hear Anyone with an interest in per at 5:30 p.m. and play starts about what is happening here at sharing stories through writ-at 6 p.m. If your birthday is this the Senior Center. All members ing is invited to join us. This is month, you get one free play. a group of people encouragingIf the evening doesn't work each other to write about thefor you, we have another group memories we hold and enjoy the that meets Thursday mornings stories others share, at 9, also here at the Center. A book is located on the Participation cost of $1. table in the lobby for people to Bridge: If you are inter- Sweet Home Community Center 880 18th Ave (541) 367-4775 Senior Activity Center Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. Senior Center Board of Directors Hank Berg, President Jennifer Behrens, Vice President Pam Barbee, Secretary Sally Pelham, Treasurer Glenda Hopkins, Parliamentarian Danny Bidwell, Director Mikie Bolen, Director Marj Kikel, Director Helen Mayer, Director Sandy Poto, Director Patricia Tungett, Director Bob Weidner, Director Ken Bronson, Executive Director AVA M E R E REHABILITATION of LEBANON A PARToftfie AVAMERE FAM1LYofCOMPANIES 350 S 8TH LEBANON, OR 97355 I 541-259-1221 ested in learning how to playp.m with the purchase of a Se- bridge, and would like to spend nior Center membership of $12 Monday afternoons with a great a year. group of people (and sharing Exercise: Everyone is wel- great treats), come by the front come to join our group of seniors desk for information on whom who meet at the center three to contact, or call the Senior mornings a week at 8:30 a.m. to Center's office, participate in some light exercise Cribbage Group: Fri- and stretches. days at the Senior Center at Those participating look for- lpm, we are getting together to ward to that scheduled time set play the fun game of Cribbage. aside to do something good for Everyone is welcome. Participa- themselves - taking care of their tion cost of $1 each Friday. body, mind, and soul. IWe hope to Computers with In- see you at the center on Monday, tenet access: Seniors are Wednesday and Friday mornings. welcome to take advantage of Participation cost of $1. Internet access in our computer Participation cost of $1 each room during lobby hours, 8 to 4 Monday. Lunch at the Community Center Bring a Friend/All Welcome. Serving 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. $4 for in-house members, $4.50 for in-house non-members $5 for take-out (ticket must be purchased at table) September Menu Sept. 6 - Labor Day Picnic! Fried chicken, potato salad, baked beans and dessert. Sept. 13 - International Chocolate DayI Spaghetti, salad, garlic bread and chocolate dessert. Sept. 20 - Beef stew over mashed potatoes, relish tray, biscuits and dessert. Sept. 27 - Chili, grilled cheese sandwich and dessert. A. 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