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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 | 5 5 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 | 61 61 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 | 62 62 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 | 79 79 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 | 95 95 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 | 107 107 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 | 99 99 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 | 103 103 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senior Life: Sept. is National Senior Center month
September is here and the Senior Center has lots of new activities happening as it is National Senior Center month. Check out your newsletter or our agency’s website www.kodiakseniorcenter.org to see which activities are new, ongoing and in which ones you might want to participate. Veronica started up yoga on Sept.15 at 9:30. Computer classes begin this week as well with classes at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday and Thursd...
Sep 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 110 110 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lots to do this summer for Kodiak seniors
Activities may be a bit different at the center this summer but there are still a number from which to choose. Our yoga instructor, Veronica Costa-Bolton, is taking off this summer but we do have video yoga on Mondays at 9:30. Veronica will return this fall to teach her popular class. We’ve incorporated some outdoor exercise with walks each Wednesday and Friday at 9:30. Come join your friends in celebrating the se...
Jul 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 151 151 recommendations | email to a friend
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