The Oregon Area Senior Center is a multi-purpose center focusing on the needs of older adults within the Oregon School District. It is a department of the Village of Oregon with support from the Village, Town of Oregon, Town of Rutland, and Dane County. The Town of Dunn and the Village of Brooklyn also support us. The Oregon Area Senior Center relies on the donations of generous folks in our area as well as the annual fundraisers for our programming needs.
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
ICE CREAM SOCIAL ON THURSDAY, JULY 14TH!
Mmmmm...nothing beats a good barbeque sandwich or hot dog and an ice cream sundae for dessert on a summer evening...and you can’t beat the price—just $2.50 for a barbeque sandwich including chips or $2.00 for a hot dog also including chips. Coffee or soda is 50 cents. Ice cream sundaes are $2.50 with your choice of toppings; strawberries, M & M’s, peanuts, caramel or chocolate syrup! Enjoy live entertainment by Just Too Accordions from 4:30—6:30 PM. Four raffle prizes available for $1.00 a ticket, or 6 for $5.00! Drawing at 6:45 PM; you do not need to be present to win.
Thursday, June 23, 2011
Celebrating Life: Over 90 Celebration
A distinct tribute took place on Wednesday, June 22nd at the Senior Center. This was the third year that we honored those in the Oregon community who are 90+. The numbers have grown each year and we’re excited to honor our special guests. We welcomed Bruce & Winston as our musical entertainment followed by a luncheon (free for our honored guests). If you or someone you know is a resident of Oregon and is eligible for acknowledgment of their life achievement of 90+, please contact the Senior Center at 835-5801.
Monday, June 6, 2011
Over 90 Celebration
A distinct tribute will take place on Wednesday, June 22nd at the Senior Center. This will be the third year that we will be honoring those in the Oregon community who are 90+. The numbers have grown each year and we’re excited to honor our special guests. Beginning at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, June 22nd, we will have a short recognition ceremony followed by a photo session of our special guests over 90. At 10:30 AM, we will welcome musical entertainment from Bruce & Winston. (Cost of lunch for those over 60 is $3.00 donation and those under 60 will pay full price of $6.10) Menu includes; Fruited Chicken Salad on Leaf Lettuce, Creamy Tomato Salad, a Croissant, Orange Juice and a slice of delicious banana cream pie. Please make your reservations for yourself and/or friends & family by Monday, June 20th at 1:00 PM to reserve a seat for the show and a tasty summer lunch. Those 90+ your meal is complimentary!
Wednesday, June 1, 2011
INTRODUCTION TO CRAIGSLIST
RECREATIONAL PIANO CLASS
Introduction to Craigslist is a class to familiarize students with Craigslist’s various features. The features will be identified, discussed and demonstrated in a classroom environment. This class is presented at a summary level in which several features will be reviewed. Topics will include; services available, use of services, sections/catagories (jobs, housing, for sale, community, resumes, discussion forums, etc.), creating an account, buying, getting alerts for item availability, buying/selling, safety/security, email addresses and anonymous email addresses. Instructor Dick Rydecki will be teaching this class in a two– week session on Tuesdays June 14th and 21st from 9:00—11:00 AM. Cost is $10.00. Call Erica at 835-5801 to sign up!
RECREATIONAL PIANO CLASS
Want to learn piano? Think it’s too late to start? We are excited to welcome the Rhapsody Arts Center back to offer a ten week beginner’s session of piano lessons right here at the Senior Center! This a great opportunity to learn a new talent among friends & those who share the interest in making music in a relaxing, no pressure environment! This 45 minute class is held once per week, and the cost is ONLY $20.00 to cover the price of the book! Need a few reasons to try this opportunity? It’s fun, a great avenue of self-expression, stress relieving, allows your creativity to shine...those are just a few! Class will be held on Thursday afternoons starting on June 16th at 1:30 PM. Call Erica at 835-5801 to register—only 5 openings for this class!
SUN BLEACHED SCARF MAKING CLASS
Use an easy technique to paint on silk, and leaves or other opaque or organic materials to create beautiful silk scarves. The sun will do the work! Create one scarf—no art background necessary. Bring an art smock or apron, rubber gloves, spray bottle, leaves, feathers, old lace, texture or other items that we can add to the painting and have the sun reverse the color. Taught by Nancy Welch on Tuesday, July 26th from 1:00—3:00 PM. Cost is $27.00. Call Erica at 835-5801 to register. (inclement weather date: July 29th)
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