The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on April 30, 2001 · Page 38
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The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas · Page 38

Salina, Kansas
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Monday, April 30, 2001
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Page 12 Second Sixty May, 2001 PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT puter classes are on Thursdays from 1-2:30 or 2:30-4. The classes run for four weeks and cost $5.00 (payable the first day of class). Sign up must be made by calling 309-5765. A genealogy interest group will meet on the first and third Friday of each month at 1:00. Open computer lab is offered on Monday afternoons from 1-4 for students to practice. The Computer Interest Group will meet on Monday, May 21 at 1:30 and it will be a question and answer session. • COUNTRY LINE DANCE: We will be starting up a new class on Thursday, May 10 at 5:30 p.m. at the Salina Senior Center, 245 North 9th. Cost for the four week class is $5.00 payable the first night of class. Sondra Crank is the instructor. • BALLROOM DANCE: Our next session of Ballroom Dancing begins on Thursday, May 10 at 6:30 p.m. at the Salina Senior, 245 North 9th. Sondra Crank will be teaching. The lessons are for four weeks and cost $5.00 per person, payable the first night of class. • CRAFT WORKSHOP: We will be meeting on Wednesday, May 9th and 23rd at the Salina Senior Center, 2nd floor. We will meet at 10:00 a.m. to make pillows, cat toys and wooden spoon angels. Bring a friend, there is always something for everyone to do. The workshops are free. • JOLLY MIXERS: You are cordially invited to attend the Jolly Mixers on Wednesdays. The band on May 2 is the Uptowners and the band on the 9th is Andy Anderson. The band on Wednesday, the 16th is Kansas Country and on the 23rd is County Melody. The last dance in May is on the 30th and will feature High Rise. The dances are held at the Moose Lodge. Admission is $4.00. The dances are from 8 to 11 p.m. Socials are non-smoking, alcohol-free events. • GOLDEN YEARS SPRING FESTIVAL: We had another successful event on April 12. A big thank you goes out to all of those who volunteered their time to serve as kitchen help, greeters, door prize gatherers, bingo callers, etc. We could not have done it without you. • STAFFORD'S PASSION PLAY: Join us this year for the largest outdoors Passion Play in the state of Kansas. The cast of over 200 will stage this breath-taking story of Christ under the stars in Stafford, Kansas. The Majestic Pageantry and the Power of the Holy Scriptures blend together to make this two hour production a breathtaking event. The motor- coach will leave from the far west parking lot of the BiCenter at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, May 11. Please dress for the weather, as this is an outdoor event, and bring a lawn chair. A dinner stop is planned at the Dutch Kitchen in Pleasantview on the way to Stafford. Cost is $22.00. • GERONTOLOGY LUNCH: "Musical Solutions: the Power of Music to Heal" is the title of a dynamic presentation by Janalea Hoffman, The speaker is a music therapist from Kansas City who describes her presentation as 25% lecture and 75% experiential. Learn how "music acupuncture" can reduce stress, lower blood pressure and relieve pain. Cost is $5.00 for SRHC Seniors Advantage Members, $5.50 for nonmembers. Lunch is included. Check-in begins at 10:30 at the BiCenter with lunch at 11:30 on Tuesday, May 15. Call Laurie Pitts at 4527601 for reservations. • PERENNIAL FAVORITE TOURS: PATH (Personal Actions to Health) will sponsor an escorted tour of the Land Institute and 10 Acre Gardens. Both areas feature innovative plantings of perennial crops and flowers. We will tour these facilities on Thursday, May 31. Transportation is provided from the Senior Center. We will be leaving at 1:00 p.m. Cost is $2.00 per person. Register at 452-7601. • LOOKING AHEAD: RolUng Hills Refuge is back by popular demand. We will be touring this wonderful facility on Friday, June 1. First we will eat lunch at the Senior Center at noon and leave from the Senior Center, 245 North 9th at 1:00 p.m. We will have an extended, narrated tram ride, which gives us the opportunity to stop and explore major exhibits up close. Cost for the day is $20.00. Call 3095765 and charge over the phone or register at the Parks and Recreation Office, 300 West Ash #100. • NEW THEATRE OF OVERLAND PARK: Join us on Sunday, June 3 for a toast at the Engagement Party. This comedy, "Over the River and Through the Woods" is the best of matchmaking as bachelor Nicky's four grandparents, with a dash of Italian spice, dish up a girl of his dreams for an Old World Recipe of family, faith and food. This longest running Broadway comedy stars Marion Ross and Paul Michael. Don't miss out on the great show and great food! The chartered coach will leave from the southwest parking lot of the BiCenter at 8:30 a.m. Cost is $55.00 • WICHITA CROWN UPTOWN DINNER THEATRE: Let us fill your hearts with laughter, romance and the "Sound of Music",as this Rodgers and Hammerstein family classic returns to the Crown Uptown stage. Maria and those seven adorable Von Trapp kids join together in song to produce such wonderful hits as "Climb Ev'ry Mountain", Edelweiss," "Sixteen Going on Seventeen" and "My Favorite Things". The matinee show is on Thursday, June 7. The chartered coach will leave from the SW comer of the Bi Center at 9:30 a.m. Cost is 32.00 per person. • SALINA SENIOR GAMES: Join us for our third annual Salina Senior Games on June 15-16. We will be offering competition in table tennis, shuffleboard,, horseshoes, cycling, swimming, bowling, basketball iree throw and 3-pt shot, billiards, golf, race walk, racquetball, lOK-road race, tennis, and track and field. Competition is open to anyone 50 years or older and is divided by gender and age groups. Early deadline is Friday, May 18. Cost is $15.00, which includes a t-shirt, the banquet on Friday evening, breakfast both mornings, a goody bag and your awards. For an entry packet, call 309-5765. Hope to see you there! S p lOOOSchipp neatJife. lis apa-rtmeiits Providing an Independent and Active Lifestyle. Live in your own private apartment, fiee to come and go as you please and still maintain an active lifestyle. 2 Meals Daily Laundry Housekeeping iytlacel •Full Kitchen •Activities •Monthly Rental •Transportation Bus •Security •Independence Call for an appointment 825-4523

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