Why I - and 50 Million Other Americans - Can't Hear You
7:30 pm, Clifton Opera House Debra Band ($10)
Over 50 years of service
Yellow Springs Senior Center
2016 Dates of Interest for the Current Month Check the Senior Center Annex blog or the Senior Center Facebook Page for the most recent updates and links of interest Taken primarily from Senior Notes, the YSSC monthly newsletter with an 11" x 17" calendar page for the month included. A subscription to Senior Notes is available to anyone of any age wishing to support Yellow Springs Senior Citizens, Inc., for a nominal annual dues of $20.00 per person or $35.00 for a family. All events take place at the Yellow Springs Senior Center, 227 Xenia Avenue, unless otherwise indicated. Call the Center (767- 5751) with any questions and to sign up for events. Text Color Code: *** Alerts *** Time and place (if not at the Center) of activity. Iif no location is specified, the activity or event takes place at the Center Activities sponsored by the Senior Center Activities not sponsored by the Senior Center, but which may be of interest to our members Monday, February 27 All day, Greene County Library System website Online Book Club: Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer 11:15 am Computers & iPhone help 7:00 pm, Little Art Theatre Elaine Comegys Festival - The Tuskegee Airmen Tuesday, February 28 10:00 am Hearing Aid Help with Dr. Tom Lolan 11:00 am departure from YSSC front room Lunch Bunch outing to Ginger & Spice Asian Bistro, Dayton 12:30 until 2:30 pm, Greene County Environmental Services, 2145 Greene Way Blvd., Xenia Household Hazardous and Special Waste Collection Event 5:00 until 6:30 pm Book Group - Witnessing Whiteness: The Need to Talk about Race and How to Do It (8th of 10 sessions) 6:00 until 8:30 pm, Xenia Community Center, 1265 W. Second Street Xenia GCCOA program - "It's My Money, My Stuff and My  Life!": Taking the First Step//Pitfalls in Planning (1st of 5 sessions ($40, register by 2/17/2017) Wednesday, March 1 4:00 pm "Understanding Constitutional Rights" discussion series Thursday, March 2 11:30 am, John Bryan Community Center Zumba with Lynn Hardman (free to YSSC members) 6:30 pm Great Books Group 7:00 pm Charlie Brown Support Group 7:00 pm, Greene County Media Room, 541 Ledbetter Rd., Xenia Beginning Beekeeping Workshop ($40 resident, $50 non- resident) Saturday, March 4 8:00 until 11:30 am Winter Farmers’ Market 8:30 until 11:30 am, Bellbrook Middle School Greene County Parks & Trails Pancake Breakfast ($4) 8:30 until Noon, Narrows Reserve: Sperling Lane, 2575 Indian Ripple Rd., Xenia Maple Camp Tours 1:00 pm, Trailside Museum Guardians of the Glen 2:00 until 4:00 pm, Yellow Springs COmmunity Library Seed Saving - Seed Swap (sponsored by Tecumseh Land Trust) 5:30 until 8:30 pm, Brandeberry Winery Live Music: Jackson Mays classic rock duo 6:00 pm, Antioch Foundry Theatre The Antioch Schools 21st Annual Auction Gala and Show featuring Jon Langford 7:30 pm, Clifton Opera House Hal Harris Orchestra swing/dance ($10 suggested admission) Sunday, March 5 1:00 until 4:00 pm, Fairborn Art Association, Rear of Fairborn Senior Housing, 221 North Central Avenue, Fairborn GCCOA Greene County Senior Art Show Grand Opening 1:30 pm, Friends Care Assisted Living Meeting Room Shakespeare Reading Group 2:00 pm YS Eclectic Writers Group 2:00 until 4:00 pm, Flying Mouse Farm, 100 Fairfield Pike Sugar Shack Tour Monday, March 6 All day, Greene County Library System website Online Book Club: The Wright Brothers by David McCullough (2017 BIG READ Selection) 10:30 am Membership Committee Tuesday, March 7 *** Free tax preparation help available - call 767-5751 for appointment *** 3:30 pm First class in Beginning German Language  5:00 until 6:30 pm Book Group - Witnessing Whiteness: The Need to Talk about Race and How to Do It (9th of 10 sessions) 6:00 until 8:30 pm, Xenia Community Center, 1265 W. Second St., Xenia GCCOA program - "It's My Money, My Stuff and My   Life!": Titling of Assets, Wills & Advanced Directives (2nd of 5  sessions) Thursday, March 9 10:00 am until noon, Yellow Springs Community Library Email Basics 11:30 am, John Bryan Community Center Zumba with Lynn Hardman (free to YSSC members) 12:30 pm, Yellow Springs Community Library Mystery Book Club: Booked to Die by John Dunning 6:00 pm, First Presbyterian Church The Beloved Community Project of Yellow Springs 6:30 until 10:00 pm, Little Art Theatre Chris Tebbetts - "Why Yes, I Am from Yellow Springs" - The Homecoming Series ($25) 6:30 until 8:30 pm, GCCOA offices, 1195 W. Second St., Xenia Memory Loss, Dementia, & Alzheimer's Disease presentation 7:00 pm, John Bryan Community Center NAMI Family Support Group 7:00 pm, Greene County Media Room, 541 Ledbetter Rd., Xenia Beginning Beekeeping Workshop ($40 resident, $50 non- resident) Friday, March 10 7:30 pm, Antioch College Theatre Valerie Blackwell-Truitt Community Dance Concert 7:30 pm, Clifton Opera House Laurel  Mountain Bluegrass ($10 suggested admission) Saturday, March 11 8:00 until 11:30 am Winter Farmers’ Market 10:00 until 11:30 am, Narrows Reserve Nature Center, 2575 Indian Ripple Rd., Xenia Project Feeder Watch 10:30 am, Yellow Springs Community Library Knitting 101 1:00 pm, Trailside Museum Guardians of the Glen 1:00 until 3:00 pm, Narrows Reserve Nature Center, 2575 Indian Ripple Rd., Xenia Volunteer Nesting Box Monitoring 5:30 until 8:30 pm, Brandeberry Winery Live Music: French Toast Zombies folk/rock hits 6:30 until 10:00 pm, John Bryan Community Center Yellow Spring Montessori School Euchre Tournament ($25) 7:30 pm, Antioch College Theatre Valerie Blackwell-Truitt Community Dance Concert 7:30 pm, Clifton Opera House Kettering Banjo Society ($10 suggested admission) Sunday, March 12 *** Daylight Saving Time begins *** 1:00 until 3:30 pm, Fairborn Art Association, Rear of Fairborn Senior Housing, 221 North Central Avenue, Fairborn GCCOA Greene County Senior Art Show 1:30 pm, Friends Care Assisted Living Meeting Room Shakespeare Reading Group 7:30 until 9:00 pm, Cemex Reserve, 1100 Sanctuary Rd., Fairborn Full Moon Night Hike 8:00 pm, Trailside Museum Full Moon Hike ($5) Monday, March 13 All day, Greene County Library System website Online Book Club: The Wright Brothers by David McCullough (2017 BIG READ Selection) 10:00 am start time Active outing activities meeting Tuesday, March 14 *** Free tax preparation help available - call 767-5751 for appointment *** 10:30 am Letter-Writing Workshop with artist Sady Sparks 5:00 until 6:30 pm Book Group - Witnessing Whiteness: The Need to Talk about Race and How to Do It (last of 10 sessions) 6:00 until 8:30 pm, Xenia Community Center, 1265 W. Second St., Xenia GCCOA program - "It's My Money, My Stuff and My   Life!": Insurance/Property & the Recorder's Office (3rd of 5  sessions) 7:00 until 9:00 pm, Room 113, MacGregor Hall, Antioch College Rethinking the Nutrient Cycle: Capturing Urine Wednesday, March 15 2:00 until 5:00 pm, Xenia Community Center, 1265 W. Second St., Xenia GCCOA Program - Promoting Brain Fitness: Music and the Brain 4:00 pm "Understanding Constitutional Rights" discussion series Thursday, March 16 11:30 am, John Bryan Community Center Zumba with Lynn Hardman (free to YSSC members) Noon Noon Monthly potluck, followed by presentation on "Common Misconceptions about Hospice" by Keri Shapiro of Ohio's COmmunity Mercy Hospice 1:30 until 3:30 pm, Yellow Springs Community Library 1st in 3-part series: Basic Acrylic Painting with Christing Klinger 2:30 pm, Beaver View Health Center, 3095 Dayton-Xenia Rd., Beavercreek GCCOA Monthly Legal Chat 7:00 pm Charlie Brown Support Group Friday, March 17 *** Submissions Deadline for 2017 Ripples *** 0:30 am Poetry Reading 4:00 until 8:00 pm Artist Exhibit Opening Reception: Jim Rose - National Marionette Master 5:30 until 8:30 pm, Brandeberry Winery Live Music: Finnegans Irish Stew Celtic music for St. Patrick's Day 6:00 until 9:00 pm, YSAC Gallery, 111 Corry St. “Try Another Way” Redefining Dis-abilities 7:30 pm, Clifton Opera House Moment in Thyme acoustic folk ($10 suggested admission) Saturday, March 18 8:00 until 11:30 am Winter Farmers’ Market 6:00 until 7:30 am, Cemex Reserve, 1100 Sanctuary Dr., Fairborn Breakfast and a Dance 10:00 am, Outdoor Education Center Glen Helen Association Pancake Breakfast ($0 - 10) 10;30 until 1:00 pm, Yellow Springs Community Library Jewelry Making with Lilly Rose 1:00 pm, Trailside Museum Guardians of the Glen  5:30 until 8:30 pm, Brandeberry Winery Live Music: Rachel Litteral acoustic guitar 70s-current hits 6:00 until 9:00 pm, YSAC Gallery, 111 Corry St. YS Hootenanny 7:30 pm, Clifton Opera House Celtic Font ($10 suggested admission) Sunday, March 19 12:30 pm Grandmother Council 1:00 until 3:30 pm, Fairborn Art Association, Rear of Fairborn Senior Housing, 221 North Central Avenue, Fairborn GCCOA Greene County Senior Art Show 1:30 pm, Friends Care Assisted Living Meeting Room Shakespeare Reading Group 2:00 pm YS Eclectic Writers Group 2:15 pm departure by bus from high school parking lot Springfield Symphony: Brahms' German Requiem (call Jeff Huntington 767-7001 for tickets and bus information) Monday, March 20 All day, Greene County Library System website Online Book Club: The Wright Brothers by David McCullough (2017 BIG READ Selection) Tuesday, March 21 *** Sign-up deadline for March 23 Trader Joe's shpping trip  *** 12:30 until 2:30 pm, Greene County Environmental Services, 2145 Greene Way Blvd., Xenia Household Hazardous and Special Waste Collection Event 6:00 until 8:30 pm, Xenia Community Center, 1265 W. Second St., Xenia GCCOA program - "It's My Money, My Stuff and My   Life!": Trusts, Probate & Taxes (4th of 5  sessions) Wednesday, March 22 11:00 am until 2:00 pm, Fairborn Art Association, Rear of Fairborn Senior Housing, 221 North Central Avenue, Fairborn GCCOA Greene County Senior Art Show 5:00 pm YSSC Board Meeting Thursday, March 23 10:00 am until noon, Yellow Springs Community Library Email Basics 10:30 am departure from Senior Center Great Room Outing to Trader Joe’s 11:30 am, John Bryan Community Center Zumba with Lynn Hardman (free to YSSC members) 1:30 until 3:30 pm, Yellow Springs Community Library 2nd in 3-part series: Basic Acrylic Painting with Christing Klinger 6:30 until 8:00 pm, Herndon Gallery, Antioch College "Schizomaica" Artist Reception 7:00 until 8:30 pm, St. Theresa Catholic Church, 1827 N. Limestone St., Springfield NAMI Family Support Group Friday, March 24 7:30 pm, Clifton Opera House Tempest old time rock & roll ($10 suggested admission) 8:00 until 9:30 pm, Antioch College Theatre Yellow Springs Piano Fest VII Saturday, March 25 *** Last day of Winter Farmers's Market *** 9:00 am, Trailside Museum Early Spring Bird Hike ($5) 10:00 until 11:30 am, Narrows Reserve Nature Center, 2575 Indian Ripple Rd., Xenia Project Feeder Watch 11:00 am, Trailside Museum Wanted Dead: Invasive Plants ($0 - $5) 1:00 until 2:00 pm, Yellow Springs Community Library Wright Brothers—Presented by the National Park Services 1:00 pm, Trailside Museum Guardians of the Glen 4:30 until 8:30 pm, Brandeberry Winery Ice Cream Sundae Night Clark County SPCA benefit with live music: Gary Hill one-man rock-and-roll band 7:30 pm, Clifton Opera House Ragtime Riverboat Rats ($10 suggested admission) 8:00 until 9:30 pm, Antioch College Theatre Yellow Springs Piano Fest VII Sunday, March 26 1:30 pm, Friends Care Assisted Living Meeting Room Shakespeare Reading Group 2:00 until 3:30 pm, and 8:00 until 9:30 pm, Antioch College Theatre Yellow Springs Piano Fest VII Monday, March 27 All day, Greene County Library System website Online Book Club: The Wright Brothers by David McCullough (2017 BIG READ Selection) Tuesday, March 28 10:00 am Hearing Aid Help with Dr. Tom Lolan 10:30 am Letter-Writing Workshop with artist Sady Sparks 6:00 until 8:30 pm, Xenia Community Center, 1265 W. Second Street Xenia GCCOA program - "It's My Money, My Stuff and My  Life!": Medicare/Medicaid and Other Retirement Health Insurance & Services/Support for Seniors and Caregivers (last of 5 sessions) Wednesday, March 29 *** Sign-up deadline for March 31 outing the NYC African Burial Ground lecture at Wittenberg College *** 12:30 until 4:00 pm, Greene County Fairgrounds GCCOA Senior Euchre Tournament Thursday, March 30 11:30 am, John Bryan Community Center Zumba with Lynn Hardman (free to YSSC members) 1:30 until 3:30 pm, Yellow Springs Community Library 3rd in 3-part series: Basic Acrylic Painting with Christing Klinger Friday, March 31 12:30 pm, FCC main dining room 80+ Birthday Lunch (those 80+ with March birthdays free, others $5) 6:30 pm departure from Bryan Center parking lot Witt Series lecture: The Bioarchaeology of the African Burial Ground in New York City" by Michael Blakey 7:30 pm, Clifton Opera House Open Mic Night ($2 special donation)
SCHEDULE
Regular Activities
FITNESS/PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES Chair Volleyball — 11:15 am Mondays,  Wednesdays  & Fridays Dancing with Parkinson’s  — 2:00 pm Wednesdays Gentle Yoga (Mindful Movement) 1:30 pm Mondays and Thursdays Golden Light Qi Gong — 9:40 until 10:30 am Wednesdays ($5 per session, payable at class) Happy Tao Buddha Yoga — 9:00 am Thursdays Ping Pong — 2:30 pm Tuesdays  Qi Gong — 1:00 pm Tuesdays, and 10:00 am Fridays Reiki Gong — 8:45 am Thursdays and Fridays, 9:30 am Saturdays Rise and Shine Exercise (was Flexercise) —10:30 am Mondays & Wednesdays Swing to Health — 4:00- 5:00 pm Thursdays Tai Chi with Dee Rockiwood — 11:45 am Fridays Tai Chi with Dr. Fred Peterson — 7:00 pm 2nd and 4th Thursdays Weight Training for Seniors and Others —3:00 pm Mondays and  Wednesdays with Robert Lacey, Jr. Zumba Gold with Lynn Hardman (now at Bryan Center) — 11:30 am Thursdays OTHER ACTIVITIES Bridge — 6:30 pm Mondays -- beginnier lessons with Susan Freeman,  6:30 pm Wednesdays Thursdays, 10:00 am Euchre — 2:30 pm, Tuesdays French Class — 2:00 pm Tuesdays German Class (beginning) — 3:30 pm Tuesdays Mah Jongg  —  noon Saturdays Mah Jongg (“Wright-Pat”)   —  11:30 am Saturdays Needlework Group  —10:00 am to noon Wednesdays Parkinson’s Support Group — 6:00 pm 1st Monday of month Potluck Lunch — noon 3rd Thursday of month Quilting & Sewing — 1:30 pm until 4:00 pm Fridays Scrabble — 2:30 pm Tuesdays Senior Luncheon —   Noon, Mondays and Wednesdays Shakespeare Reading Group — 1:30 until 3:00 pm Sundays, Friends Care Assisted Living meeting room Sign Language (Beginners) 1:00 pm Tuesdays and (Experienced) 12:30 pm Fridays Spanish Language (Very Beginner) 2:45 pm Thursdays  Spanish Language (Continuing Beginner) 4:00 pm Thursdays  Writing Our Lives  — 4:00 pm Wednesdays Yellow Springs Strings Intergenerational Orchestra Rehearsals — 7:00 until 8:30 pm Tuesdays     Keep in Mind: Trivia game — 4:00 pm  Monday through Friday, Friends Care Center front lobby     
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