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z.- ADVISORY COUNCIL - Philadelphia Senior Center
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SENIOR CENTER
MAIN
BRANCH
March
2012
Inside this issue:
Classes & Events
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Trips
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Programs
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PCA's GROWING HEALTHY
ST. PATRICK'S DAY
ADVISORY COUNCIL
with the "FLOWER
TEA TIME "SPECIAL"
BAKE SALE & FLEA MARKET
HEALTH FAIR
FRIDAY, MARCH 16
TUESDAY, APRIL 10
TUESDAY, MARCH 6
3:00pm • GreenBean Internet Cafe
8:30am - Until Sold Out
Green is the color of the day! Join
Internet Cafe • Cost: Varies
PSC for some Irish music and
Enjoy cake, cookies, pies and other
refreshments. Come along for a wee
treats. Receive one free cup of coffee
bit of fun.
with your purchase. Donations are
Cost: Free
welcomed and greatly appreciated!
SHOW"
10:00am - 12:30pm
Loews Philadelphia
Hotel
1200 Market Street
Attend the PCA's Health Fair and
receive a free pass to Philadelphia
International
Flower Show. Free
TALENT/NO TALENT SHOW
Gardening Tips, Healthy Snacks,
W:E:DNESDAY,APRIL 25
Special Guest Appearance by Garry
Cobb, Former Eagles Linebacker and
PSC's WELCOME SPRING
Weekend Host on 610WIP Radio.
"FLOWER
Participants
TUESDAY, MARCH 20
and must be present to get Flower
2:00pm
SHOW"
the program window for the health
Bring your best or worst talent.
12:00pm in the Ist floor lobby and
flower arranging
registration ends on Monday,
FUNDRAISER
giveaways
THURSDAY, MARCH 8
time refreshments.
Depart PSC: 9:00am
registration
This trip is open to family & friends
over the age of 2l.
Cost: $25 (no refunds)
Bonus: $30 (slot play) must have I.D
followed by special tea
Cost! $5
Advance
required
Window by
March 16, 2012.
Registration for the show begins on
Momlay, March 12 at lO:OOam-
and educational
demonstration, with raffles and
Program
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elude: dancers, singers, fashion, spo-
Wilks as she
ADVISORY COUNCIL
Return PSC: 5:00pm
centers age 55+. The show may
ken word, instruments etc.
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helps us welcome
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--"<'--' Spring with a fun
RESORTS CASINO TRIP
This show is open to all PSC
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fair on a first- come first- served
Cost: $12
1:00pm - 3:00pm· Auditorium
members and seniors from other
• GreenBean Internet Cafe
Show ticket. Tickets are available at
basis.
GreenBean
PS(;'s SENIOR IDOL
Screenings, Fitness Activities and
must be age 60 or older
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at the
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March 19, 2012. Rehearsals for the
show will be every Wednesday
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afternoon at 2:00pm in the
auditorium. If you have any
questions contact Estavia Jefferson at
215.546.5879 ext 229.
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UP COMINGADVISORYCOUNCIL
MUSIC IN THE AFTERNOON
NOMINATIONSBEGIN APRIL 2012 PIANO & CLASSICALGUITARIST
CONCERTS
& ELECTIONSMAY2012 for
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21
September 2012 - June 2014
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18
Class Representatives
TUESDAY, MAY8
Any member of the Philadelphia
WEDNESDAY, MAY 30
Senior Center is eligible for
1:00pm - Auditorium
nomination to membership on the
Join Astral Artist and the Trinity
council. The Advisory Council
Center for Urban Life as they return
with a series of piano and classical
shall be comprised of one (1)
guitar concerts.
representative from each regularly
COST:Free
scheduled activity or group that
maintains an average attendance of
AARP DRIVING COURSE
5 participants. Each representative
THURSDAY
PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
CHAIR MASSAGE
TUESDAY, MARCH 20
ll:OOam - Lindquist Hall
Cost: 2 PSC Coupons
(for a five minute massage)
PODIATRIST
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21
11:00am - Lindquist Hall
Payment due at time
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of service, some
insurances accepted .
will be nominated and elected by the 10:OOam - 4:00pm- Lindquist Hall
participants of that class or group.
509 South Broad Street
At- Large Representatives
215.546.5879
Any member of the Philadelphia
You must have taken this course
Senior Center is eligible for
before and it must have been
nomination to membership on the
within the last three years. Please
council. The ten (10) representatives
bring with you the following:
at-large will be elected by all
1. A pen or pencil
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participants of PSC. Nominations of 2.Your Drivers License
3.A Certificate showing you have
at-large representatives may be
made by incumbent members of the taken the course before.
council or any member of the Main
3. Check or money order made
Branch. The current VP
payable to AARP (no cash will be
(or designee) must receive names of
accepted)
nominees by the 4th week in April.
4. Brown Bag Lunch (no lunch
break)
If interested and would like more
Cost: $12 (AARP Melllbers) you
detailed information see Vicki M.
must bring AARP card
Lynam or Estavia Jefferson.
$14 Non-Members
JAZZ DANCE CLASSES
WEDNESDAYS
1:00pm - Room C
FRIDAYS
10:00am • Rooms B & C
A true American art form, jazz
dance brings energy and life to all
those who experience it. Classes
explore movement of the head,
shoulders, legs and arms and en1
courage individual expression and
the development of style. Instruction provided by dance students
from the
.Arts.
Cost: Free
University of th1e
March 2012
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DINNER THEATER
TRAVELTIME
TRAVEL TIME CONTINUED
MAKE YOUR OWN VACATION
VIRGINIA BEACH
USO SHOW EXTRAVAGANZA
MONDAY- THURSDAY
OCTOBER 15 - 18, 2012
DEPART PSC: TBA
RETURN PSC: TBA
Enjoy Three Nights lodging, Three
Breakfast meals, Three Dinners,
Live Musical Tribute Shows,
Virginia Military Aviation Museum
"Swing Time in the Skies"
Air Show.
Deposit: $ 100 (per person)
Trip price goes up $20 if deposit is
brought in after March 14
Cost: $669.95 Silver Members
$679.95 Standardl55+ Members
On Sale: NOW
SHOWBOAT CASINO "SPECIAL"
TUESDAY, APRIL 17
DEPART PSC: 9:00am
RETURN PSC: 5:30pm
Enjoy a day at the casino or a walk
on the boardwalk.
Cost: $6
PINEGROVE RESORT RANCH
JUNE 2012
MONDAY, JUNE 18
FRIDAY, JUNE 22
DEPART PSC: 8:00am
RETURN PSC: 3:30pm
Enjoy round trip motor coach, four
night stay at ranch, meals include:
four breakfasts,
four lunches, four
dinners plus snack bar open daily
and planned daily activities.
Cost: (Silver Members)
$365 per person
$470 single room
(Standard/55+
Members)
$370 per person
$475 single room
Deposit: $100 (per person)
Final payment due April 6, 2012
On Sale: NOW
ADIRONDACK ADVENTURE
NEW YORK
SEPTEMBER
18 - 21, 2012
DEPART PSC: TBA
RETURN PSC: TBA
Cost: $520 Silver Members
$530 Standard/55+
Members
(double occupancy - 2 per room)
Deposit: $ 100 (per person) final payment
due July 5, 2012
CAMPLADORE
MAY 21 - 25, 2012
DEPART PSC: 10:30am
RETURN PSC: 1:00pm
Enjoy a relaxing four night stay or
a busy stay, the choice is yours.
This is a beautiful place "The Salvation Army's Ladore Conference
Center."
Deposit: $ 50 (non-refundable)
Final payment is due by April 6.
Cost: $258 Silver Members
$268 Standardl55+ Members
( double occupancy - 2 per room)
On Sale: NOW
MIDWAY CASINO
WEDNESDAY, MAY 9
DEPART PSC: 9:00am
RETURN PSC: 5:30pm
Enjoy a day at the casino in
Harrington, Delaware
Cost: Silver $23
Standard $25
Bonus is $15 slot play & lunch
buffet.
On Sale: Now
BINGO at BALLYS CASINO
TUESDAY, JUNE 19
DEPART PSC: 8:30am
RETURN PSC: 6:00pm
Package includes transportation,
$15 Slot Play and Bingo gallle.
Cost: $23 Silver Members
$25 Standard
$27 Non-Members
On Sale: Monday, April 2
Non-Profit Organization
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U.S. Postage Paid
'J1~PHILADELPHIA
SENIOR CENTER
MAIN BRANCH
Philadelphia, PA
Permit No. 3171
509 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147
215-546-5879
Tioga Branch
1531 W. Tioga Street
P.O. Box 100
Philadelphia, PA 19140
215-227-9999
Coffee Cup Branch
Asian Pacific Senior Resource Center
247 South 10th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
215-627-8048
PhilaSeniorCenter.org
United
Way
Philadelphia
United Way
United Way, corporations,
of Southeastern Pennsylvania
Community Partner
individuals.
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Senior Center is funded by the
Department
Corporation
U.W. Donor
NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK
of Aging, the
for Aging, the
foundations
Choice
and
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SENIORS CELEBRATE THE
ARTS & AGING
MONTH OF MAY
MONDAY- FRIDAY
9:00am. - 4:00plll
Sponsored by the Philadelphia
Volunteer Week" with a series of
Corporation for Aging. PSC hosts
exciting events. We plan to start
this citywide art exhibit designed to
the week off with the ••Annual
promote the importance of
Kick-off Party" that will be held in
creativity among older adults.
the first floor lobby. All
Artwork will be on display
volunteers are encouraged to
Monday - Friday here at
participate throughout the week.
Philadelphia Senior Center
See bulletin boards and watch for
Monday - Friday in the 1st floor
flyers and weekly announcements
lobby from B:30am - 4:00pm.
with more details about the events
to take place.
MONDAY- FRIDAY
APRIL 16 • APRIL 20
PSC will celebrate ••National
HOUSING INFORMATION
2011 PENNSYLV ANIA
PRO][-ERTY TAX or RENT
REBATE PROGRAM
The property Tax/Rent Rebate
program benefits eligible
Pennsylvanians age 65 and older;
widows and widowers age 50 and
older; and people with disabilities
age 18 and older. The deadline to
apply for rebate on property taxes
or rent paid in 2011 is June 30,
2012. Renters must include proof,
usually a monthly rent receipt from
the landlord. For additional
information and assistance in
completing either a Property or
Rent Rebate application, please
contact Henry Treadwell at
215.546.5B79,ext 241 or Carolyn
Walker at 215.546.5879, ext 230.
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10:00am
Computer Lessons
Intermediate French
Stained Glass
Bible Study
Knit/Crochet
Chi Kung
Jewelry & Beading
Computer Lessons
Cl'ClftCarner
Enhance Fitness
TLC
Tap DClncing
Beginners Spanish
Rev-Up
Cel'Clmics
11:00am
11:00am
Poetry
Digital Photography
12:30pm
Yoga
1:15pm
Bingo
Drama
12:30pm
BcalhoomDClnce
Advanced Spanish
Variety LineDancing
Ceramics
12:00pm
1:00pm
1:00pm
Chorus
Movie
Movie
1:00pm
2:00pm
2:00pm
Silver Sneakers
French
Story Telli~lg& WritingClub
Silver Sneakers
1:00pm
Enhance Fitness
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1:15pm
2:00pm
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10:00 - 12:30
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9:00 - 5:00
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Saturday, March 10th
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PSC's Senior Idol
10:00
3:00
Registration begins @
Fire Safety Presentefien
Elderly Law Projed
St Patrick Day
Tea Time Special
10:00am - 12:00pm in the
1st floor lobby
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PSC Idol Talent Show
Spring Begins
10:00
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Registration ends @
11:00
Elderly Law Proied
10:00 - 4:00
AARP 1Day Driving
12:00pm 1st Floor Lobby
Chair Massage
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Course (Advanced
11:00
Registration Required)
Podiatrist
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