Seniors Invited to Participate in Aging Partners Events August 16-22 – Lincoln.ne.gov

Published on August 13, 2021

Aging Partners invites senior citizens and the public to attend a variety of senior-focused activities and classes in Lincoln and Lancaster County from August 16 through 22:

Monday, August 16

  • Dominoes, Rummikub, SkipBo and cards, Belmont Senior Center – 9 a.m.
  • Art books, games and cards, Firth Senior Center – 9 a.m.
  • Aging Partners Health Clinic: foot care and blood pressure screenings, Northeast Senior Center – 9 a.m. to noon by appointment only (call 402-441-7151 for appointment)
  • Adult coloring, Downtown Senior Center – 10 a.m.
  • Physical activity and exercise class, Asian Senior Center – 10 a.m.
  • “Safe Cleaning Products” presentation, Lake Street Senior Center – 10:30 a.m.
  • Strength and balance exercises, Firth Senior Center – 10:45 a.m.
  • Senior Fitness, Northeast Senior Center – 11:15 a.m.
  • Aging Partners Health and Fitness presentation: Knowing You, Knowing Me, Firth Senior Center – 12:15 p.m.

Tuesday, August 17

  • Dominoes, Rummikub, SkipBo and cards, Belmont Senior Center – 9 a.m.
  • Learn to speak Spanish, Downtown Senior Center – 10 a.m.
  • Games and cards, Bennet Senior Center – 10 a.m.
  • Craft withs Blanche Sanchez, Downtown Senior Center – 10 a.m.
  • Food Bank of Lincoln’s Lincoln Fresh produce food truck, Northeast Senior Center parking lot at 6310 Platte Ave. – 10:30 to 11 a.m.
  • Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance (Level I), Eastridge Presbyterian Church – 11 a.m.
  • Dominos, Bennet Senior Center – 11:15 a.m.
  • BINGO, Belmont Senior Center – 11:30 a.m.
  • BINGO, Bennet Senior Center – 1 p.m.
  • Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance (Level II), Eastridge Presbyterian Church – 1 p.m.

Wednesday, August 18

  • Chair Yoga, Eastridge Presbyterian Church – 9 a.m.
  • Art books, games and puzzles, Hickman Senior Center – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Dominoes, Rummikub, SkipBo and cards, Belmont Senior Center – 9 a.m.
  • Senior Walking Warriors, Hickman Senior Center – 9 a.m.
  • Senior Health Promotion UNMC Health Clinic (foot care only), Vermeer Education Center — 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. by appointment only (call 402-441-7506 for appointment)
  • BINGO, Downtown Senior Center – 10 a.m.
  • Grab bag BINGO, Northeast Senior Center – 10 a.m.
  • Physical activity and exercise, Asian Senior Center – 10 a.m.
  • “Transformative Power of Music” presentation with Aging Partners’ Tracie Foreman, Lake Street Senior Center – 10:30 a.m.
  • “Seeing is Believing” presentation by Devin Mueller, Aging Partners Nutrition, Hickman Senior Center – 10:45 a.m.
  • “Healthy Aging” presentation by Angels Care Home Health, Hickman Senior Center – 12:15 p.m.
  • Senior Fitness, Northeast Senior Center – 11:15 a.m.
  • Nebraska History Lunch Series presentation: “History of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln” with Jim McKee, Gere Library – 11:30 a.m. (Reservations are required for this event, even if you don’t order lunch.  Please call 402-441-7158 by noon Monday, August 16.)

Thursday, August 19

  • Dominoes, Rummikub, SkipBo and cards, Belmont Senior Center – 9 a.m.
  • Senior Health Promotion UNMC Health Clinic (foot care only), Downtown Senior Center — 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. by appointment only (call 402-441-7506 for appointment)
  • Writer’s Workshop, Northeast Senior Center – 9:30 a.m.
  • Games and cards, Bennet Senior Center – 10 a.m.
  • Aging Partners Nutrition presentation: Fermented Foods, Downtown Senior Center – 10:30 a.m.
  • Pitch, Belmont Senior Center – 10:30 a.m.
  • “The Wizdom of Oz” presentation by Tracie Foreman, Aging Partners Health and Fitness, Northeast Senior Center – 10:30 a.m.
  • Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance (Level I), Eastridge Presbyterian Church – 11 a.m.
  • Strength and balance exercises, Bennet Senior Center – 11:15 a.m.
  • Exercise with Mitzi, Lake Street Senior Center – 12:15 p.m.
  • “Radio Talking Book Service” presentation, Bennet Senior Center – 1 p.m.

 

Friday, August 20

  • Dominoes, Rummikub, SkipBo and cards, Belmont Senior Center – 9 a.m.
  • Movie and popcorn, Downtown Senior Center – 9:30 a.m.
  • Stepping Out Walking Group, Downtown Senior Center – 9:45 a.m.
  • Grab bag BINGO, Northeast Senior Center – 10 a.m.
  • Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance (Level II), Eastridge Presbyterian Church – 11 a.m.
  • “All Things Nebraska” presentation by AmeriCorps’ Peggy Apthorpe, Belmont Senior Center – 11 a.m.
  • Senior Fitness, Northeast Senior Center – 11:15 a.m.

Senior Center Meal Schedule (reservations required two working days in advance):

Asian Senior Center (402-477-3446): (third Wednesday of each month only) at 10 a.m.

Belmont Senior Center (402-441-7990):  Monday – Friday at noon

Bennet Senior Center (402-416-7693):  Tuesdays and Thursdays at noon

Downtown Senior Center (402-441-7154):  Monday – Friday at 11:30 a.m.

Firth Senior Center (402-416-7693):  Mondays at 11:30 a.m.

Hickman Senior Center (402-416-7693):  Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m.

Lake Street Senior Center (402-441-7157):  Monday – Friday at 11:30 a.m.

Northeast Senior Center (402-441-7158):  Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 11:30 a.m.

Location addresses:

Aging Partners Fitness Center, 555 S. 9th St.

Asian Senior Center, 144 N. 44th St.

Belmont Senior Center, 1234 Judson St.

Bennet Senior Center, 970 Monroe St.

Downtown Senior Center, 1005 “O” St.

Eastridge Presbyterian Church, 1135 Eastridge Dr.

Firefighter’s Hall, 241 Victory Lane

Firth Senior Center, 311 Nemaha St.

Gere Library, 2400 S. 56th St.

Hickman Senior Center, 115 Locust St.

Lake Street Senior Center, 2400 S. 11th St.

Northeast Senior Center, 4140 N. 60th St. (temporary location in Havelock United Methodist Church)

Vermeer Education Center, 4000 S. 84th St.

For information on classes or to register, call 402-441-7575.  Roundtrip transportation is available for senior center meals and activities in Lincoln only by calling the centers directly (phone numbers listed in meal schedule).  For more information on senior center events and activities, visit lincoln.ne.gov/mycenternews or call 402-441-7158.  

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