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Silver Foxes Newsletter - August 2012 from the Takoma Park Recreation Department

Silver Foxes Newsletter - August 2012 from the Takoma Park Recreation Department

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Silver Foxes Newsletter - August 2012 from the Takoma Park Recreation Department
Silver Foxes Newsletter - August 2012 from the Takoma Park Recreation Department

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Special points of interest:
 
 National Night Out
 — 
 page 2.
Dance Room Schedule
 — 
page 2.
Senior Services Meeting
 — 
 page 3
Summer Game Show
 — 
 page 3.
Farmers Market
 — 
 page 3.
Day Trip review
 — 
 page 7.
Seniors “End of Summer” Picnic is here!
 
Inside this issue:
 News and Events
2, 3
Fitness/Health
4, 5
Art/Education
5
August Trips
6
General Information
7
August Calendar 
8
Takoma Park Silver Foxes
August2012
friends for a great partycelebration. Enjoy avariety of tasty picnicfoods and desserts, andyou can create your owndelicious ice creamsundaes
 — 
yummy!Paula has prepared somefun picnic party games.Get ready to play. Youmay win a prize! ThisPaula Lisowski, SeniorsProgram Manager, andthe Takoma Park Recreation Department
invite you to an ―end of the summer picnic‖ on
Friday, August 24, 2012,at Heffner CommunityCenter in Takoma Park.We will supply the foodand fun! Join with your special event is open toadults age 55 and older.The Heffner Center iswheelchair accessibleand air-conditioned. The picnic will take placerain or shine. If you haveany questions about thisevent, please contactPaula at 301-891-7280.See you there!
City of Takoma Park Seniors Recreation Program for Active Adults Age 55 plus
 
Paula LisowskiSeniors Program Manager Takoma Park Recreation7500 Maple AvenueTakoma Park, MD 20912 paulal@takomagov.orgPhone: (301) 891-7280
Seniors Summer Picnic
Friday, August 24, 201211:30 a.m.
 — 
1:30 p.m. No cost.Heffner Center42 Oswego AvenueTakoma Park, MD 20912
Transportation is available for Victory Tower, FranklinApartments and Mapleview Apartments:Pick-up at 11:00, 11:20, 11:40, 11:55 a.m.Return rides begin at 1:30 p.m.
Watermelon artwork by Terry Seamens.
 
Page 2Takoma Park Silver Foxes
Please note: August Dance Studio class adjustment schedule
Due to youth summer camps, some of the senior classes that take place in the Dance Studio will be moved toanother room or not take place on specific dates. See the chart below.
Senior Room: Open For Your LeisureNational Night Out
 
Game Room Summer Hours
:
Monday
 — 
Friday11:30 a.m.
 — 
12:30 p.m.Saturday10:00 a.m.
 — 
12:00 p.m.
The Game Room is available for adults 55 andolder to play pool, table tennis, and other activegames. The Game Room hours will change for the summer months due to the Summer Campsschedule, June 18 to August 17, 2012.The Senior Room, whichis located between theComputer Center and theLibrary, is a comfortableroom for seniors to read, play cards and boardgames, and attend classesat various times eachmonth. Four computers*are available to seniors.
*You need a Takoma Park Librarycard to access the computers.Food and drinks are not permitted inthe Senior Room.
Senior Room Hours,
Adults 55 plus:
 
Monday
 — 
Friday2:00
 — 
8:00 p.m.
 
Saturday12:00
 — 
6:00 p.m.
Summer Game Room Hours:
 
 NewSummer HoursJoin the Takoma Park Police Department and
your friends and neighbors for this year’s
annual National Night Out, Tuesday, August 7, 2012,6
 — 
9 p.m. at 7510 Maple Avenue. Please stop by theTakoma Park Recreation Department Silver FoxesSeniors table for games and goodies. See you there!(clockwise from top left): Bruce, Susan, Jennifer,Kay, Mary, Monica and Olive had fun at the 2011 National Night Out.
Photos by Paula Lisowski
 
CLASS DATE TIME LOCATIONLine Dance Wednesday, August 1 10:50
 — 
11:50 a No class todayTai Chi Wednesday, August 1 12:15
 — 
1:15 p Auditorium
 
Come to the CrossroadsFarmers Market whereyou will find plenty of fresh produce and other goodies.
 Don’t Forget 
to bring your 
senior IDcard
,
senior FMNPcoupon
,
IndependenceCard
and/or 
WIC FVCand FMNP coupons
!
 
Takoma Park RecreationDepartment and Cross-roads Farmers Market,Inc. are co-sponsoringfree transportation for seniors this summer:
May 16
 — 
October 313:00 p.m.
 — 
7:00 p.m.
 No transportation: May 30,June 13, July 4, and August 8.
Page 3Takoma Park Silver Foxes
2012 Crossroads Farmers Market Transportation
Here’s how to find the newsletter online:
Go to:
www.takomaparkmd.gov/recreation
Click on this symbol:
 
Silver Foxes On-line.
Gentle Water Movement Class
at Piney Branch School Swimming Pool
 
Piney Branch Pool (7510 Maple Ave., insidePiney Branch School) is open. For moreinformation about hours and classes, check out the pool website:
www.acsgw.org/pool.htm
You may contact the pool at (301)891-8017. You may also call Joyce Seamens,Director of Pool Operation, AdventistCommunity Services at (301) 565-0190.
In partnership with the pool, the Recreation Department
would like to promote the ―Gentle Water Movement‖ class,
lead by Anne LeVeque. This shallow-water class uses flotation belts,aqua-barbells and water noodles to increase flexibility and strength.Tuesdays4:00
 — 
4:45 p.m.Piney Branch Pool, 7510 Maple Avenue$8 per person, per class. Please ask about senior scholarships!
 
Contact the Pool for moreinformation and registration.
Crossroads Marketis Open:
Wednesdays,May 16
 — 
October 312:30
 — 
6:30 p.m.7676 New HampshireAvenue,Takoma/LangleyCrossroads
Look for the pick-up/drop-off time scheduleflyers at Takoma Park Community Center 
(7500Maple Avenue)
and senior housing. For informationabout bus service, and tocontact the market, pleasecall:
410-984-7717
 or 
Please join us:
 
Thursday, August 30
 ,
2012
 
9:30 a.m.
 — 
11:00 a.m.
 
Azalea Room,
Takoma Park Community Center 7500 Maple Avenue
 
Summer Game Show #2
 — 
 
Let’s Make A Deal
 Friday, August 10, 201211:30 a.m.
 — 
12:30 p.m. No cost.
Senior RoomTakoma Park Community Center7500 Maple Avenue
Drop-in. No registration is required to participate.Seniors and Those Who Care For Them
That means
 — 
 fresh local produce!
amilchling@crossroadscommunityfoodnetwork.com
 
Summer Game Show is Back!
Back by popular demand -
it’s the summer 
game show. Have you been watchingother people win games on television over the years and wish you could play to win? Now is your chance. Paula Lisowski, of the Recreation Department, will act as host for funinterpretations of popular game shows. Come and play!For more information, please call 301-891-7280
.

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