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October 25, 2012

Council on Aging activities

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“Mexican Train” game: The Dominoes “Mexican Train” game is played at the Citizens Center on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Interested people are asked to call the Council on Aging at 978-374-2390. An instructor will teach novice players.

Scrabble played Wednesdays: A Scrabble group has formed and meets at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesdays. Players meet in the library in the basement level of the Citizens Center.

Art classes for all levels: The Council on Aging is offering on-going art classes with Cara Smoley. Classes will be held every Thursday at 12:15 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. Students should bring a 9-by-12 Bristol drawing pad, 2B pencil and kneaded eraser. Smoley received a certificate in art at Cooper Union in New York City and received her BFA from the University of Colorado. She is a seasoned art instructor and welcomes all levels of students into her mixed-media classes.

Zumba training: Due to popular demand, the Council on Aging announces a second weekly Zumba Gold class on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. This class will be a Zumba Gold Toning class and will incorporate light weights into the workout. This class will be taught by certified Zumba Gold instructor Stephanie Smith and will complement the Thursday Zumba Gold class held at 9:30 a.m. Cost is $5 per class.

Alzheimer’s support group: Penacook Place is hosting an Alzheimer’s Family Support Group on the last Wednesday of the month from 6 to 7 p.m. The group will meet in the conference room at Penacook Place, 150 Water St. Contact Barbara Stricsek at 978-374-0707 for additional information.

Volunteers sought for newsletters: Each month, the Council on Aging distributes more than 2,000 copies of its newsletter, “The Voice,” throughout the city. The council is seeking volunteers to collate newsletters and deliver them. Anyone who is interested is asked to call 978-374-2390, ext. 16.

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