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College Avenue Older Adult Center announces September activities

SAN DIEGO (Press Release)–The College Avenue Older Adult Center, operated by Jewish Family Service inside the Beth Jacob Congregation facility at 4855 College Avenue, announces the following activities for September 2010:

Mondays: Classes and Activities offered: Aerobics with Kara Anderson (8:30 – 10 am, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays); Feeling Fit with Kara Anderson (10 – 11:15 am, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays); Meditation with Jeff Zlotnik (11:15 am – 12 pm); Bridge – 12:45 pm; Movie Group (1 – 3 pm, new releases shown each Monday), no charge for members, $1 for non-members; Musical Comedy Group with Polly Columbo (1 pm – 3 pm). For more information on any of the classes or activities, call (619) 583-3300.
  
Tuesdays: Classes and Activities offered: Walking Group (9 – 10 am); Tai Chi with Leslie Johnson-Leech (9 – 10:30 am); Book Club (1st Tuesday of the month at 9:30 am); Arthritis Exercise (10:30 – 11:45 am); Film Class with Judith Levine 1 pm (no class during summer); Ballroom Dancing (2 – 4 pm); Trivia Tuesday (2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month at 12:15 pm). For more information on any of the classes or activities, call (619) 583-3300.
   
Wednesdays: Classes and Activities offered: Drawing class with Marsha Austin Rogers (8:30 am); Aerobics with Kara Anderson (8:30 – 10 am, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays); Feeling Fit with Kara Anderson (10 – 11:15 am, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays); Painting with Marsha Austin Rogers (12:30 – 3 pm); Writing class with Marsha Kay Seff (1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month at 12:45 pm); Bingo (12:45 pm); Music Experience with Pat Wakeman (1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month from 1 – 2:30 pm), $1 for members, $3 for non-members; Line Dancing with Luis Samaya (2:30 – 3:30 pm), $3 member per class, $5 non-member per class. For more information on any of the classes or activities, call (619) 583-3300.

Thursday: Classes and Activities offered: Painting with Marsha Austin Rogers (9 am – 12 pm); Mah Jongg (9:15 am); Laughter Yoga with Michael Coleman (10:30 am); Blood Pressure Check (2nd and 4th Thursdays at 10 am); Arthritis Group exercise class (10 am); Beginning Mah Jongg (12:30 pm); Special Weekly Lectures (12:45 pm, Please call for topic information); Meditation with Jeff Zlotnik (11:15 am – 12 pm). For more information on any of the classes or activities, call (619) 583-3300.

Fridays: Classes and Activities offered: Aerobics with Kara Anderson (8:30 – 10 am, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays); Feeling Fit with Kara Anderson (10 – 11:15 am, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays); Yoga with Shashi Pottathil (10:45 am), $5 for members, $7 for non-members; (11:15 am); History Today! – Weekly history series; Special Musical Programs (12:30 pm, Please call for music program information).

Ongoing:  Blood Pressure Checks: 10:00 am, 4th Thursday of every month
                 Poker Group: 10 am, every Monday, Wednesday & Friday
                 Craft Class: 9:30 am, 2nd and 4th Friday of every month
                 Book Discussion Group: 9:30 am, 3rd Tuesday of every month
                
Special Events, Lectures and Presentations:

College Avenue Cyber Café Grand Opening: Wednesday, September 1, 10 am – 3 pm; Ribbon Cutting Ceremony with Supervisor Ron Roberts, 11 am
Come see what the buzz is about. You’re invited to the Grand Opening of the College Avenue Cyber Cafe. Ribbon Cutting with Supervisor Ron Roberts at 11 am. We’ll have computer and internet demonstrations, practice tutorials, refreshments and giveaways. See demonstrations of the Posit Science Brain Fitness program, which we will be offering in October.

College Avenue Center – September Holiday Closures
The Center will be closed the following days in September:
Monday – September 6
Thursday & Friday – September 9 & 10
Thursday & Friday – September 23 & 24
Thursday – September 30

History Today! with Troy Jordan. Fridays, September 3 & 17 @ 11:15 am
September 3 – : Mission San Diego de Alcala: The birthplace of Western Civilization on the West Coast of the United States. Come and learn the fascinating and interesting history of the first mission in the chain of 23 California missions. You’ll hear about attacks by the Kumeyaay and Father Luis Jayne, Father Junipero Serra, presidio commanders, day to day mission life, and more.

September 17- : All about Adobe: This class is about adobe, its history and lore, facts and fables and about adobe houses and bricks. You will learn the basics of adobe construction and the history of some of old San Diego’s historic adobes such as La Casa de Estudillo, La Casa de Bandini, Ramona’s Marriage Place and the Machado-Stewart House.

Rosh Hashanah Celebration
Wednesday, September 8 @ 12 pm
Join us for an early Rosh Hashanah celebration and start off a sweet new year with a special lunch, apples & honey and musical entertainment by Doron Peisic.

HICAP: Understanding your Medicare Rights and Benefits
Thursday, September 16 @ 12:45
Jean Soderburgh of HICAP (Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program) will be presenting, Understanding your Medicare Rights and Benefits. Information will include:
• How to understand your Medicare benefits & rights and appeal denials of coverage
• Information on what to know before you purchase Long-Term Care (LTC) insurance and/or understanding the policy
• Information on Low Income Subsidy (LIS) or Medicare Savings Programs (MSPs) and/or application assistance
• How Medicare works with other types of insurance coverage (Who Pays 1st?) 
• Help understanding your Medicare health and/or drug plan and understanding enrollment periods
• Any issue with Medicare; including understanding your Medicare Summary Notice (MSN)

Blood Pressure Checks
Thursday, September 16; from 10 – 11 am
Free blood pressure screenings

Lunch in the Sukkah
Monday, September 27 @ 12 Noon
Come celebrate Sukkot! Join us for a festive lunch out on our patio, under the Sukkah, with musical entertainment by Yochanan Sebastian Winston.

The College Avenue Center also offers hot Kosher lunches served Monday – Friday @ 12 Noon Soup & Salad Bar offered Mondays – Wednesdays from 11:30am-12:30pm Suggested Donation: $3.50 for Seniors, $6 for all others.

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Preceding provided by JFS Colleage Avenue Older Adult Center

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  1. August 19, 2010 at 6:48 am

    refreshments and giveaways. See demonstrations of the Posit Science Brain Fitness program, which we will be offering in October.

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