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Senior Life: Come for the art, stay for the picnic
Kodiak has many talented senior artists in our community and the Kodiak Senior Center annually has an art show to display their talents. This year during May we have 10 artists showing 26 pieces of fine art from watercolors, baskets, and Chinese brush painting to a quilt, which are all fabulous. We will hold an artists’ reception Friday, May 13, right after lunch at the senior center. Come and see who these talent...
May 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 133 133 recommendations | email to a friend
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SENIOR LIFE: Center celebrates wearin’ of the green
Kodiak Senior Center will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at noon Thursday, March 17. The party of green will feature the usual St. Pat’s menu of corned beef and cabbage, potatoes and carrots, Irish soda bread and Irish apple cake. Be sure to wear your green and come celebrate even if you aren’t Irish. The Golden Tones will entertain the group with everyone’s favorite Irish melodies. Family caregiver support informati...
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 140 140 recommendations | email to a friend
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SENIOR LIFE: Valentine’s shindig set for Feb. 12
Kodiak Senior Center will host its annual Valentine’s Day Party at noon Friday, Feb. 12, at the center. The event honors all Kodiak seniors 80 and older. This year we have 197 people 80 and older on Kodiak Island and that number, I am happy to say, grows each year. The senior band, Whippersnappers, will entertain everyone at the party and we will have lots of door prizes and crown a queen and king. Plan on getting...
Feb 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 142 142 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senior Life: Getting ready for membership meeting
Senior Citizens of Kodiak, Inc. will hold its annual membership meeting at 6 p.m. Friday, May 29, at the senior center. A delicious prime rib dinner will be served and there will be lots of door prizes, entertainment and a brief business meeting. Anyone 69 and older is invited to attend the meeting and if you are not signed up at the center, you can do so that evening. If you need a ride to the event, call KATS at...
May 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 194 194 recommendations | email to a friend
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SENIOR LIFE: Seniors’ talents shine in art show
The Annual Senior Art Show is up at the senior center until the end of the month. A reception will be held Friday, May 15 from 5-7 sat the center with artists participating and refreshments being served. This year’s artists are: Ron Chase, Midge Dillon, Lydia Abrigo, Mona Johnson, Nancy Bors, Gary Byers, Sue Byers and Jean Carson. Lots of different media were used by the different artists which makes for an intere...
May 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 197 197 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senior Life: Center services earn high marks in survey
Spring has arrived, though we might still see a bit of snow, and the senior center is planning a spring luncheon at noon Friday, April 17. Come and enjoy a delicious luncheon of baked ham, potatoes, asparagus and a special dessert.Regular soup and salad bar service will also be available. Suggested donation for anyone 60 and older is only $7 for the full meal deal. Lunch & Learn On Earth Day, April 22, a park rang...
Apr 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 208 208 recommendations | email to a friend
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SENIOR LIFE: Wine tasting, tour at center
It’s March at the center and in addition to all the regular activities going on, there are some special events coming up as well. This Friday, March 6, from 5 to 7 p.m., the center will host a wine tasting party for anyone 60 and older. We thought this kind of event might bring in the younger baby boomer senior to the facility so they can see what’s available for them perhaps or for their parent or another loved o...
Mar 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 222 222 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senior Life: Ringing in the New Year
Kodiak Senior Center will be hosting a happy hour to ring in 2015 on Tuesday, Dec 30 at 3 p.m. Since the center will be closing at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec 31, the international appetizer event will be held on Tuesday. Come join your friends to taste appetizers from around the world. We will toast in the New Year with some sparkling cider and lots of great and interesting appetizers sushi, nachos, egg rolls and other...
Dec 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 234 234 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senior Life: Center prepares for Turkey Day
Thanksgiving Dinner at the Center The senior center will be hosting its annual “Seniors Serving Seniors” Thanksgiving dinner at noon Friday, Nov 21st. Kodiak High School seniors will serve their elders that day. This is an event that has gone on in town for more than 30 years and it is a joy to see the students at the center serving and eating a Thanksgiving meal with the town’s elders. On the menu that day will b...
Nov 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 225 225 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senior Life: Center prepares for Halloween
The senior center has a number of activities and special events coming up: the fun of Halloween is no different for the older set than the younger set. We are having a costume party Friday, Oct. 31, and a picnic to go along with it. Come to the center in a costume, enjoy reviewing the other costumes and have a great meal at noon. As we work our way through November, computer classes and breakfast for brains contin...
Oct 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 227 227 recommendations | email to a friend
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