Computer Classes with Will Mitchell. Will, information technologist coordinator at Shelby Senior Services, will be teaching 3 classes in September to help seniors make better use of their computers and fine tune their computer skills. Each course is two hours long. Five laptops are available for use during the classes for those who do not have them available. Tuesday, September 12, 9:00-11:00 is the Advanced class which will help seniors navigate Windows 10. To take this course seniors need to be familiar with Windows 7 or Windows 10. This will include network security, file types, libraries, popular application programs, and installing free software. Tuesday, September 19, 9:00-11:00 is the Beginning Computer Course. This class is for seniors new to computing and will introduce them to Windows 10. This will include using email, Facebook, and computing in the cloud. The third course is on Tuesday, September 26, 9:00-11:00 and will focus on MS Word and Excel. This will include cataloging, finances, data display, mailing lists, and much more. Cost is $10.00 for each class. To sign up for the classes, please phone 317-398-0127. Please indicate which class you are taking and if you will be using one of our laptops or bringing your own lap top. Each class is limited to 15 people.
Monday, October 2, 12:00 Aprons for Alzheimer’s meeting.
Tuesday, October 3, 1:00 Painting Group. Meets every Tuesday afternoon at 1:00. Instructors available. Painting supplies available. All welcome. No reservations needed.
Friday, October 6, 8:30-9:00 Blood sugar and pressure by Heritage House.
Friday, October 6, 9:30-10:30 Bingo sponsored by Heritage House.
Friday, October 6, 12:30 Stained glass angel craft. Must be registered to attend. Call 317-398-0127 for availability.
Saturday, October 7, 8:00-2:00 Rita Jackson ceramic sculpture show at Shelby Senior Services. All welcome.
Monday, October 9, 3:00-5:00 Gospel music with The Shepperd Brothers. A free meal following with Chef Roger Porter sponsored by Murphy/Parks Funeral Service. No cost; no reservations. All welcome.
Wednesday, October 11, 12:30 Lunch and Learn with The Mary Gray Bird Sanctuary. Enjoy feeding the birds? Then this program is for you. Let’s learn which birds migrate and which birds overwinter in your backyard. Cost for lunch, program, and door prize is $5.00. Please pay at our front desk or call 317-398-0127 to use your credit card.
Thursday, October 12, 9:00 Wreath Making Craft. Join Becky Herring as we decorate straw wreaths to be sold as a money maker for the senior center at our Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, November 18. All welcome; no cost. Call us at 317-398-0127 so we know you are coming to help us.
Friday, October 13, 8:30-9:00 Blood pressure by Legacy.
Friday, October 13, 9:30-10:30 Bingo sponsored by Ashford Place.
Friday, October 13, 12:30 Stained glass angel ornament with Tim and Janice Conway. Must be registered to attend. Call 317-398-0127 for availability.
Tuesday, October 17, 9:30-11:00 French Just for Fun with instructor Jo Bartley. Let’s learn about the French culture and to speak some French phrases. Jo has taught both French and German for 42 years. No cost! All Welcome! Call 317-398-0127 to reserve your place. This class continues on through Tuesday, November 14.
Thursday, October 19, 6:30-8:30 German Just for Fun. Join instructor Jo Bartley for these 5 classes to continue to learn to pronounce German words, order German food, and learn about the culture. No cost; all welcome! Call 317-398-0127 to reserve your place.
Friday, October 20, 9:30-10:30 Bingo sponsored by Morristown Manor and Cypress Run.
Friday, October 20, 11:00 Day excursion to Willow Leaves of Hope in Hope, Indiana. Let’s meet and drive to Hope to enjoy a chicken dinner and shop in their lovely gift shop. Pay after you eat; cost depending on your lunch choices. (Lunch cost of fried chicken, green beans, and mashed potatoes is $7.99. Your beverage is $1.99 with dessert costing $2.99.) You can also shop at the Swiss Maid Country Market. Call 317-398-0127 to let us know you are going and if you are driving or riding with a friend.
Monday, October 23, 12:00 Fleece blanket craft. Join Becky Herring as we make fleece blankets to donate to Major Health Partners. Call 317-398-0127 so we know you are attending. No cost.
Tuesday, October 24, 9:30-11:00 French class; session 2.
Wednesday, October 25, 1:30 Sing-a-Long with Mae Norman, Loretta Eckstein, and Carolyn Disser. Come to sing old and new favorites. Refreshments following by Ashford Place.
Thursday, October 26, 1:00 Bookclub at The Horizon Center with Pam Weakley from the Shelby County Public Library. All welcome; no reservations.
Thursday, October 26, 6:30-8:30 German class; session 2.
Friday, October 27, 8:30-9:00 Blood pressure by Legacy.
Friday, October 27, 9:30-10:30 Bingo sponsored by Carol Richardson.
Friday, October 27, 7:00 Sneak Peek Dancing with the Shelby County Stars at Breck Auditorium. Ticket cost is $10.00.
Tuesday, October 31, 9:30-11:00 French class; session 3.
Wednesday, November 8, 12:00 Lunch and Learn on the Road at Cynthia’s Hallmark Store at 1584 N. State St., Greenfield, Indiana. Meet us at Cynthia’s Hallmark for a fabulous and fun Holiday program. Cynthia’s will be serving snacks and then provide a Hallmark Showcase of fashions and products for us. Of course there will be time to browse and shop for unique gifts at this, the largest retail Hallmark store in the United States! They will also provide each one of us with a coupon to make our visit even more fun! Please call 317-398-0127 so we can reserve your spot at Cynthia’s!
Thursday, November 9, 3:00-5:00 Musical Entertainment with The Over-the-Hill Gang. A Thanksgiving dinner and all the trimmings by Waldron Health and Rehab will follow. No cost; must reserve by calling 317-398-0127. Open to 50 guests.
Saturday, November 18, 9:00-3:00 Holiday Bazaar at Shelby Senior Services. Enjoy shopping at our annual Holiday Bazaar. Hot soup lunch and dessert available to purchase sponsored by Council on Aging. Would you like to be a vendor? The cost is $15.00 for a booth 8 ft. wide x 4 ft. deep. You are responsible for your own table and chair and a small raffle donation. Set up is Friday 4:00-6:00 p.m. or Saturday at 8:00 a.m. You can pay and obtain a vendor’s contract at our front desk.
Weekly Bible Study
This nondenominational group is led by Jim and Genell Martin.
Everyone is welcome.