Driver Safety Classes
AARP Driver Safety Classes will be held July 25 and Aug. 29 at the Westchester Assisted Living Facility 558 N. Semoran Blvd. Winter Park. A class will also be held at the Bithlo Community Park/Center 18501 Washington St. Bithlo (off Colonial Drive) from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. July 12. Cost is $12 for AARP members or $14 for non-AARP members. It’s $5 for anyone who has worked or is currently working in the educational field — Teachers, bus drivers, cafeteria workers, home schooling parent, teachers assistants, retired teachers etc. July and August are the two months of this promotion. There will be a free class for veterans and their spouses (widows/widowers) retired and currently serving. The classes are open to everyone 50+ for a discount on their vehicle insurance. Call 1-888-227-7669.
Dance to the music of Armand Marchesano and his orchestra on Saturday July 7 from 7:30 p.m. to 10 pm. at the Beardall Center on Gore and Orange avenues. The cost is $4 per person, which includes coffee and dessert supplied by Beardall. Whether you enjoy swing, cha cha, waltzes or rumba, make your way over to Beardall for a fun evening. For more information call 407-246-2637.
One Senior Place will host a free paper-shredding event from 9 a.m. to noon on July 16 at 715 Douglas Ave., Altamonte Springs.
Counsel for Caregivers Seminar Series is at the Orlando Public Library, Third Floor, Albertson Room, 101 E. Central Blvd, Orlando on Thursday, July 19th at 12:10 p.m. The topic is “Alzheimer’s and dementia 101.” Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or 407-836-7446.
The Jewish Pavilion and Vitas Hospice are pleased to offer a free grief support group for people who have lost loved ones (Spouses, children, parents etc.) The first session is on Thursday, July 26, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Chambrel at Island Lake, 160 Islander Court Longwood. Rabbi Maurice Kaprow from VITAS Innovative Hospice will lead the discussion. Like all Pavilion events, refreshments and socializing are part of the program. RSVP to Wendy Levine at the Jewish Pavilion, email@example.com or 407-678-9363.
MAITLAND SENIOR CENTER EVENTS
The Maitland Senior Center is located at 345 S. Maitland Ave. The schedule is subject to change without notice. Call 407-539-6251 or visit itsmymaitland.com
Are you interested in art, history, health, and entertainment? Then join us on the first and third Tuesday of every month at 1 p.m. for our Senior Speaker Series! Each month we will cover a broad range of topics that everyone will enjoy. Come join us for an educational and fun time!
• July 17: Orlando residents aren't fighting for their right to keep chickens just because they want the company — nothing beats the flavor of a fresh egg from a happy hen. Taste the difference yourself and learn some simple tricks for tasty and inexpensive meals from Kendra Lott, publisher of Edible Orlando magazine. Bring your appetite!
AARP Driver Safety program – Next class is on July 11. Certificate of completion is good for a possible car insurance discount, renewable every three years. Cost: $12 (AARP members) and $14 (non-members). Class is from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Please bring a lunch. Make checks or money orders payable to AARP, no cash is accepted. Call 407-539-6251 to reserve a seat in the class. Seating is limited to 10 people!
Join us on Thursday, July 19, at 12:45 p.m. for Bunko! Come play for fun and win prizes!
Join Audrey every Tuesday in July at 10:30 a.m. for Line Dance Lessons. Class is 1.5 hours and perfect for both beginner and intermediate dancers. Cost of the class is $4 to the teacher.
Join us every Monday & Friday in July at 1 p.m. to see your favorite movies! Check our calendar online to see what movies are showing in July.
Join John every Monday, Thursday, and Friday in July at 9 a.m. for Yoga. Please wear comfortable clothes and bring your own mat. Cost of the class is $2 to the teacher.
Do you like to knit or crochet? Do you like making new friends and sharing your favorite patterns? Then join our Knit & Crochet group every Monday in July at 10 a.m. Bring your current project and have some fun! And if Mondays don’t work for you, we also have another Knit & Crochet group on Fridays at 10 a.m.
Join us every Monday in July at 1 p.m. for our Conversational French group. Spend some time chatting with others and making new friends. Must be fluent in French to participate.
Join Esther every Tuesday in July at 9 a.m. for Tai Chi classes. Cost of the class is $2 to the teacher.
Join us every Tuesday in July at 1 p.m. for our Conversational Spanish group. Spend some time chatting with others and making new friends. Must be fluent in Spanish to participate.
Join Donna every Thursday in July at 11:30 a.m. for Chair Yoga. Cost of the class is a $2 donation to the teacher. Please note there will be no Chair Yoga class on July 5. Chair Yoga classes will resume on July 12.
Join Ann every Friday in July for Recorder classes. Beginning classes are held at 12:30 p.m. and intermediate classes are held at 1 p.m. Lessons are free! Please call the Senior Center at 407-539-6251 for specifics on this class.
The Maitland Senior Center presents a program for elders on the second Friday of the month (July 13) that is staffed by counselors from S.H.I.N.E. (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders). The program provides free unbiased counseling about Medicare, Medigap, HMOs, Medicaid, prescriptions drug plans and long term care. Visit FloridaSHINE.org
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