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

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

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

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Published by: The City of Takoma Park on Sep 28, 2012
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Special points of interest:
Zumba Gold - page 2.
Memory Academy
  page 3.
Seniors Advisory GroupMeeting
 page 3.
Senior Services
 page 3.
ESOL Class
 page 5.
Halloween Event
 page 7
50 and Over BasketballLeague
 page 7.
Going Once, Going Twice...
Inside this issue:
 News and Events
2, 3
General ClassesArt/Education
October Trips
Events Around Town
October Calendar 
Takoma Park Silver Foxes
friends (with playmoney) for great items.Plan your strategy andoutwit your competitors.Come and play! Call-inregistration is required.Paula Lisowski, of theRecreation Department,
will act as host ―AuctionAnnie‖ for a fun inter-
 pretation of this popular event. Try to outbid your Please call 301-891-7280for more information andto register for this event.
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
―Sing a song of seasons! Something bright in all, Flowers in the summer,
Fires in the fall!"- Robert Louis Stevenson,
 Autumn Fires
New “Creative Arts“ Workshops
Auction Annie Game
Friday, October 19*
11:30 AM
12:30 PMFree
Senior RoomTakoma Park Community Center7500 Maple Avenue
*Note: the date change.
A great season of creativeworkshops begins thismonth on Monday,October 8. Join your friends in the TakomaPark Community Center Art Studio. Expand your art skills or learn newtechniques. See page 5for more information.
Page 2Takoma Park Silver Foxes
Senior Room: Open For Your Leisure
The Senior Room, located between the Computer Center and the Library,is a comfortable room for adults age 55 and older to read, play cards and board games, and attend classes at various times each month.
8:00 p.m.Saturday12:00
6:00 p.m.
New Computer Center Hours:New Six Week Class for adults 55 and older.
Four computers* are available to seniors.*You need a Takoma Park Library card toaccess the computers.Food and drinks are not permitted in theSenior Room.
Tuesdays,October 9
November 13, 2012
11:45 AM
12:45 PM
For adults age 55 and older.
Dance Room
Takoma Park Community Center7500 Maple Avenue
Registration is required
. For moreinformation, please call 301-891-7280.
is the Latin inspired dance fitness program that makes workingout fun!
Zumba Gold
was designed for the active senior, with lessintense dance routines for beginners and older adults using modifiedmovements. The Zumba Gold workout provides participants with theopportunity to improve balance, flexibility and cardiovascular strength.Join instructor Denny Montas for this Zumba Gold
six-week class,and see if exercising to a lively beat is the workout for you. Maximum 20.
Registration is required.
Call 301-891-7280 for more information.
City of Takoma Park residents registration period begins October 1.
 Non-residents registration begins 10/5/12.
A fabulous Zumba Gold Demo/Workshop on Thursday, September 6 in theDance Studio at Takoma Park Community Center.
Photos by Eric Rasch.
News Flash!
Beginning in October 2012the Computer Rooms and theSenior Room hours will bechanged to open at 12:00 Noon.More details to come aboutthe Grand Opening Day!
Page 3Takoma Park Silver Foxes
Here’s how to find the newsletter online:
Go to:
Click on this symbol:
Silver Foxes On-line.
Silver Foxes Seniors Advisory Group Meeting
Please listen to your radio or television for possibleschool closings or delays. If Montgomery CountySchools are closed due to weather conditions, all senior  program activities will be canceled. For information,call our weather hotline: (301) 891-7101 ext. 5605
Inclement Weather Info:
 Advisory Meetin
Friday, October 5, 2012
11:30 a.m.
12:30 p.m.Senior Room
Takoma Park Community Center 7500 Maple Ave.
Memory Academy
Wednesdays, October 10
November 7, 201210:00 AM
12:00 PM
For adults age 55 and older.
Senior Room
Takoma Park Community Center7500 Maple Avenue
Fee: $20 per person
(includes textbook, handouts, materials and instruction)Registration is required. For more information, please call 301-754-8800.
To register call: 301-754-8800On-line registration: www.holycrosshealth.org
Join other seniors from the communityat our next advisory group meeting.Bring your suggestions and ideas for the senior recreation program inTakoma Park. Come to an open andrelaxed meeting and get involved!Drop-in, no registration required.
Seniors, and Those Who Care For ThemMonday, October 29
20126:30 p.m.
Azalea Room,
Takoma Park Community Center 7500 Maple Avenue
Memory Academy is a five-week course providing memory improvement techniques. This course explainshow memory works; offers quick strategies for remembering names, faces and numbers; provides basicmemory tools such as linking ideas and creating visual images; and maximizes the effectiveness of using
memory aids such as lists. (This program is not intended for people with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms
of dementia). The Takoma Park Recreation Department, in partnership with Holy Cross Hospital is offering
this special program for seniors in Takoma Park. For more information about the Holy Cross Hospital’s―Memory Academy‖ course and
registration, please call Holy Cross Hospital at 301-754-8800.
Enhance You Brain Fitness With This Memory Workout!
Please Note:Introduction to Conversational English
Session II : 10/30/12
12/13/12.See page 5 for details.

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