Wednesday, May 4, 2011
ActivitiesDirector (Ext. 117)
, ActivitiesAssistant (Ext. 106)
ACTIVITIES & WELLNESS
Welcome spring! More daylight hours and moresunshine help make us smile more, and hopefullygenerate more energy to get up and out of the housetoo!We have a motto here at Berkeley SeniorCenter: “Keep Moving!” We already have lots of activities and events planned for May and June, sowe hope you will spring up and get out of the house, to come join us. We offer activities that encompassthe whole person--body, mind and spirit, in anatmosphere of good fellowship, in a clean, brightfacility, Monday through Friday. There is something for everyone! Read yourcalendars closely for your favorite activity or event. Come on in to take part and bring a friend. Be sureto check the menu for that day, and sign up forlunch before 9:30 am.
EXERCISE CLASSES & EQUIPMENT
Exercises & Fitness classes offered all week long atthe Berkeley Senior Center at 217 N. High Street, Martinsburg in our Fitness Room, equipped withregulation floor and state-of-the-art exerciseequipment--Tread Mills, Bikes, Ellipticals, Nu-Step, weights, bands & more! Come to the Center toinquire. All great for cardio exercise health andarthritis too!
GOALS OF OUR PROGRAMS ARE TOHELP:
- Decrease stress depression and isolation - Improve performance of daily activities - Improve mental health - Maintain and increase muscle strengthImprove posture, balance and coordination - Increase endurance and form good habits- Help stay trim and fit- Sleep better at night - LAUGH AND HAVE FUN!
- EXERCISE & FUN--Tuesday & Thursday
10:00 - 11:00 am; Teachers: Rhonda Singer, FranUnger, and Barbara Meller;This class is a total workout, isolated stretchingexercises for the whole body, seated and standing, singing and vocal exercise, incorporating movementwith balls, parachutes, relays and dance. Alsostrengthening exercises with weights and bands.
- LINE DANCING - Tuesdays & Fridays
1:00-2:30 pm; Teacher: Maria Brassfield
- TAI CHI - Wednesday 9:30-11:00 am
Teacher: Eldon Winston
- WALKING CLUB & FITNESS - Wednesday 10:30-11:45 am
: We are challenging seniors tocontinue walking, increasing their miles per week. Come in and get started! Work on fitness, slimdown, and feel better while you improve your overallhealth.
- WII Bowling
- On Thursday afternoons from12:30-2:00 with Terran Burkhart.
- Pool and Ping Pong Tables available all week
in the Fitness Room for those who care to engage ina game and enjoy physical activity and fun! - Special speakers and educational presentations &Workshops - Crafts & Art Classes - Entertainment with special guests and sing-a-longs - Bingo-Mondays & Thursday afternoons-whenscheduled 2:00-3:30 (check calendar of events), Bridge, Pinochle and other games - Birthday Bash every third Friday and theme partiesthroughout the year, with live music and DJs - Special events and fundraisers
Kevin Knowles Resource DevelopmentDirector
Please keep in mind that allof the programs andservices at Berkeley SeniorServices require businessand personal contributionsto operate and grow. For more information about Berkeley SeniorServices and sponsorship and volunteeropportunities, please contact Kevin Knowlesat 304-263-8873 or 304-676-1563. Donations can be mailed to Berkeley SeniorServices, 217 N. High St., Martinsburg, WV25404. Thank you to all who continue to contributeto our vital programs and services!
Quilting ClassTo Start In June!
Interested in learning to quilt? Jean Vogel will beteaching a class at the Senior Center, starting
Thursday, June 2 nd from 1:00-3:00 pm
Start with simple projects such as purses,placemats, table runners, etc.Beginners are welcome. All materials and sewing machinesprovided to start. Sign up at the Senior Center lobby desk,or call Jean at 304-229-2326
Come learn to sew! Come learn to quilt!
Wednesday Afternoon2:00 – 3:00 pm Senior Center – Room A
Beginners and Experienced are welcomeLearn Stitches and How to Read a Pattern Work on Simple Projects Together
No supplies needed to start!