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BONNEY LAKE SENIOR CENTER

Senior Center Building

Location

19304 Bonney Lake Blvd
Bonney Lake, WA 98391 
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Phone (253) 863-7658

Mailing
Address

 

P.O. Box 7380
Bonney Lake, WA 98391

 

General Information
Classes
Senior Center Hall Rental 
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 Mission Statement:

To affirm the dignity and self-worth of older adults by providing services and activities in an atmosphere that encourages and supports senior life to the fullest.
 


Check out our Newsletter!
 

April, May and June (2nd Quarter)

 
 B I N G O!  Cash prizes!

Wednesdays at 1:00 pm ~ Adult Bingo players must be 18 or older to play.

Fridays at 7:00 pm ~ Family Bingo is open to all ages.

The Bingo committee is looking for dedicated volunteers to help with all aspects of Bingo. If you would like to help keep Bingo alive here at the center please see Sue Hilberg or Vi Brown to volunteer. Bingo is our main fundraiser and it helps supplement foot care, trips, special events and more!  Games will begin at the times listed above. Please arrive early to get your seat and purchase your game cards.

 

Our BINGO program is always in need of volunteers. If you are interested please call the Senior Center at (253) 863-7658 for more details.
 

Thank You!

Thank You!

The Bonney Lake Senior Center and staff would like to thank the following businesses and individuals for their support and/or event sponsorships over the past quarter.

Claude Brown, Betty Berghamer, Joyce Thomas, Ron Walker, Joy Cartmel, Guy Jergens, Nell Snodgrass, Jim Bouchard, Jake Knaus, Sandi Knaus, Joyce Collins, Ernie Gilmore, Jan Hallock, Bev Thomas, Cheri Brown, Safeway, Heritage House, Cyndi Dodds, Yvette Young, Kathy Nelson, Dolly Harmon, Geoff and Kathy Hornsby, Carleen Koch, Meagan Orth, Rebecca Buckley, Julianne DeLeo, Glenn Taylor, David Moss, Jim Delaney, Sheila Feller, Kelly Noren, Sandy Shamblin, Gunther Ries, BLSC Advisory Board, Cedar Ridge, Kiwanis of Bonney Lake, Urban Timber Coffee, and many other anonymous donors.

If you would like to make a donation or sponsor an event, please call for more information!

 


Legacy Giving

It’s more than an act of generosity, it’s an important investment in the future of our center. To be a part of this fine tradition, please ask your attorney to add this, or other suitable language, to your will:

“I give, devise, and bequeath to Bonney Lake Senior Center [insert: dollar amount, percentage of estate, description of real estate or other property, nature of gift, or remainder of my estate].”

Tax ID number 91-1140824, 19304 Bonney Lake Blvd., Bonney Lake, WA 98391

Contact Senior Services Manager, Sue Hilberg to discuss legacy giving. Please consult a qualified estate planner before making a gift in your will.
 


Van Service
 
Free van service is offered to and from the Senior Center Monday through Friday. We ask that you call 253.863.7658 the day prior to your desired pick-up to ensure that your name is on the list. Messages are checked each day at 8:00am so please leave a messag if you call after hours.
Note: Please be ready for pick-up by 9:00am.
 
Volunteers Needed!

The Bonney Lake Senior Center is always in need of volunteers. We are looking for volunteers to assist in the facilitation of several new programs we would like to start. Some examples are: Tai Chi, Book Club, Chair Massage, Haircuts, Manicures, Eye Care/Exams and speakers on subjects such as: home and auto repair, time management, alternative medicine, and more! Please contact us if you are interested in volunteering. Ask about the RSVP program if you are a senior!

 

SERVICES

 

Free Haircuts by Jan Hallock!

Friday April 15th

Friday May 20th

Friday June 24th 

9:45 am – 2:15 pm

Jan worked for years as a hairdresser and is volunteering her time to give free haircuts.  Please sign up in the programs binder for your appointment and arrive with freshly washed hair.

Eyeglass Frame Repair

 Over 1 million replacement parts - most repairs completed while you wait - mail in services available - no appointment needed - 3 locations to serve you. Tacoma 253-583-8525 - Federal Way 253-235-5169; Puyallup 253-268-0684 OR www.USeyeglass.com.

Free Family Caregivers Kit

To get help with caring for a loved one how do you know where to begin and whom to trust?  The Federal Citizen Information Center created a free kit for caregivers.  It features publications from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau that explain how to manage a loved one’s money and protect seniors from scams.  It also contains publications from the FDA’s Office of Women’s Health to keep track of medications and learn to use them safely. There is also a copy of the 2014 Consumer Action Handbook, which contains information to make the best decisions about what you buy and the service providers you use.

To order, go to promotions.usa.gov/dearabby. Or you can call 888-878-3256 weekdays 8:00 am, to 8:00 pm. Eastern time or by writing: Family Caregivers Kit, Pueblo, CO 81009

 

Pierce College Dental Hygiene Clinic

9401 Farwest Dr. S.W.,Lakewood, WA 98498

Low cost preventative dental care is available to members of the community at the Pierce College Dental Hygiene Clinic at Pierce College Fort Steilacoom.  Call 253-964-6694 to get an appointment or go to dhclinic@pierce.ctc.edu for more information.

 

Free Blood Pressure Checks

The last Wednesday of each month

10:00am-12:00noon

Provided by Good Samaritan Hospital and performed by Gunther Ries.

 

FREE & UNBIASED MEDICARE COUNSELING

with SHIBA

The Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA) is a free, unbiased and confidential counseling service sponsored by the Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioner. Our trained volunteer counselors help consumers of all ages understand their health care rights and options.  We offer current information on private health insurance, public health care programs, prescription drugs programs, and other topics.  Call SHIBA directly for counseling at 1-800-562-6900, or Pierce County local line: 253-596-0918.

 
SPECIAL EVENTS

Paint and Sip – An Art & Wine Evening

Saturday April 9th    

6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

Cost: $40

For a unique and fun evening join us for group painting set to music.  No experience necessary for our wine tasting and amateur art painting. This fund raiser is hosted by the Bonney Lake Kiwanis Club to support local community activities.  Wines will be supplied by Mayor Neil Johnson.  Choose your painting topic from a variety of photos. 

For Reservations call: Katrina at 253-691-4144 or email: kmintondavis@gmail.com.


Volunteer Appreciation Dinner

Saturday April 30th @5:00 pm

Please join us as we celebrate YOU, our Volunteers!

The Senior Center Advisory Board and Staff want to take this time to thank all of our volunteers. If you have given any of your time or simply want to share your gratitude to those who have helped, please come join us for a wonderful evening of delicious Italian food, entertainment, door prizes and our chance to say THANK YOU! Music will be provided by Patty and the Traveling Four.

Be sure to sign up in the programs binder!


Cinco de Mayo

Thursday May 5th

10:00 am

Cost: $6.00

Please see any staff member to prepay.

May 5th is the date observed in the United States as a celebration of Mexican heritage and pride, and to commemorate the cause of freedom and democracy! Come join the party, dance to the music of Community Blend, enjoy a Mexican feast and celebrate together.


Mother’s Day Celebration

Friday May 6th

10:00 am

Cost: $6

Please see any staff member to prepay.

We will be entertained by the music of talented harpist, Susan Hass!

Mother’s Day is one day each year that we show extra special attention go our mothers, grandmothers, aunts, or that special lady who has made you feel special! This year will be no exception. Join us for a delicious meal and music to celebrate you moms!


Father’s Day Celebration

Friday June 17th  

10:00 am

Cost: $6

Please see any staff member t0 prepay.

Music will be provided by the Buddy Holly Tribute artist, Bonney Lake’s very own Ryan Coleman!  Also a performance by Wanda Jackson! This is a 50’s themed event so wear your leather jackets, rolled cuffed jeans and T- shirts, Poodle skirts for the ladies..., or come as you are. Either way, get ready to rock and roll!


Independence Day

July 1st

10:00 am

Cost: $6.00 per person

Please see any staff member to prepay.

Don’t miss this special event as we celebrate the adoption of the Declaration of Independence, and our Nation’s independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain.

Wear your best western duds to celebrate in country style! We will enjoy some yummy food from the grill and the dance to the music of Dan Willman. Please sign up in the programs binder.

 

TRIPS

  Saturday, April 2nd  

Job Carr Cabin Museum 

This is a Senior Center trip

Leaving from behind Senior Center at 9:30 a.m., and returning around 2:30 p.m.

Cost: $5 for Transportation; Admission by donation.  Lunch on your own.

Job Carr settled in Tacoma more than 150 years ago.  The cabin museum built in 2000 is a replica of the first permanent dwelling in Tacoma.  Come and step back in time to where Tacoma’s birthplace comes to life.  Later we will have lunch at The Spar, Tacoma’s oldest restaurant. 


Saturday, April 9th    

Old Time Fiddle & Variety Show

This is a carpool only trip

Location:   White River High School Theater

                      26928 120th St E, Buckley

Cost:  Admission is $7 for adults, or $5 for seniors & students.  Light refreshments are available to purchase on your own.

Preshow begins at 1:30.  Show starts at 2:00.

See Phil or Jan for tickets. 

For more information call 253-926-8457


Saturday, April 16th   

Tulip Festival in Mt. Vernon

This is a Cheryl’s NW Tours bus trip

Cost:  $89, which includes charter bus transportation, tour guide, snack and bottled water, and entry to two farms.  Lunch is on your own.

Leave the Senior Center at 7:00 a.m.  Return at 7:30 p.m.

The Skagit Valley Tulip Festival is an annual event, displaying over 92 different colors and shapes of tulips, and their farms even ship their bulbs to Holland, the world’s best known tulip region.  Our tour will allow for field stops for photos, lunch and shopping in historic La Conner, and you may even spot some migratory eagles, snow geese, or trumpeter swans.


Saturday, May 7th 

South Prairie Air Show otherwise known as

Cawley Field Fly-In

This is a Senior Center bus trip

Leaving from behind Senior Center at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday.  Returning at 2:00 p.m.

Cost: $5 for Transportation payable at sign up.

Other:  Photos, snacks, lunch or rides on your own.

Come and enjoy vintage airplanes, as well as antique cars and motorcycles on display.  Great food is a bonus.


Friday, May 13th   

Glassblowing Experience

This is a Heritage House bus trip

Leaving from behind Senior Center at 11:00 a.m. and returning around 6:00 p.m.

Cost:  $5 for Transportation and $50 per art object; (Pay $5.00 at sign up and $50 at TGB) lunch on your own at Freighthouse Square.

Come and join us for a half-hour session of making your own glass art.  Normal cost for this event is $65, but on our trip you can experience the thrill of expressing yourself through glass for only $50.  This trip will be limited to the first 12 people.


Saturday, May 28th      

Lunch with the Big Cats at Washington’s Wild Cat Sanctuary

This is a Bonney Lake bus trip

Leaving Senior Center at 11:30 a.m. and return around 6:00 p.m. on Saturday

Cost: Transportation - $10, and admission - $25 admission ($35 due at sign-up).

Lunch on your own at Tugboat Annie’s.

This trip is timed to be at the sanctuary for the 3:00 feeding of the cats.  That way we learn more about the cats, as well as the mission of the Wild Felid Advocacy Center.  They care for more than 50 different cats, ranging from house cat size to large jungle animals.  


Wednesday, June 1st      

Tacoma Rainiers BBQ and Baseball Game

This is a Heritage House van trip

Leaving from behind senior center at 9:00 a.m. Return at 3:30 p.m. Cost: $5 for Transportation; Party and Game cost $31 (pay $35 at sign-up) 

Deck party begins at 11:00, including BBQ buffet, cold beverages and personal deck attendant.  The game against the Salt Lake Bees begins at 11:35.  During the game see our group get a special welcome on the video board.  Don’t forget your sunglasses and sunscreen.


Friday, June 3rd thru Sunday, June 5th     

A weekend on the beach at Moclips

This is a Bonney Lake bus trip

Leaving parking lot behind police station at 8:00 a.m. on Friday.  Return at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday.

Cost: $15 for Transportation; Motel Room at $139 per night/double occ.; meals on your own.

Breakfast on the way at McDonald’s in Lacey.  Friday night dinner at Ocean Grill in Ocean Shores.   Saturday, group prime rib dinner at The Seagate Restaurant in Pacific Beach.  Other meals on your own.  Campfire hot dogs and picnic for Saturday lunch.  S’mores and more.  Spend the weekend relaxing on your deck, beachcombing, or flying kites.  Be sure to sign-up for the potluck.  Don’t forget your camera.


Sunday, June 12th      

“Billy Elliot” at Issaquah’s Village Theater

This is a Bonney Lake bus trip

Leaving Senior Center at 12:30 and returning around 5:00 p.m.

Cost: $5 for Transportation; Admission $70, (pay $75 at sign-up).

The winner of 10 Tony Awards and complete with an electrifying score by music legend Elton John, this spectacular show has the heart, humor, and passion to be named Time Magazine’s “Best Musical of the Decade.”   Amidst the chaos of the 1984 miners’ strike in Northern England, follow Billy’s journey as he stumbles out of the boxing ring and into a ballet class, where he discovers a passion for dance that inspires his family and community – while changing his life forever.  Based on the smash-hit film, “Billy Elliot” is an astonishing theatrical experience that will stay with you forever.  Sign up early; only 12 tickets purchased. 


Saturday, June 25th  

Greater Olympia Dixieland Jazz Festival

This is a Heritage House van trip

Leaving Senior Center at 8:30 a.m. Saturday.  Returning at 6:30 p.m.

Cost: $5 for Transportation and $50 for admission badge. Pay $5 at sign up and $50 at the door.

Experience 14 different Bands and combos in four different venues.


 

   Tuesday local walking trips will be:

April 12th – Fennel Creek

May 10th - Bonney Lake Blvd to West Tapps

June 14th – Tehaleh

 

Tuesday park walking trips will be:

April 26th – Deep Lake State Park (Cumberland)

May 24th – Bradley Lake Park

June 28th – Owen Beach Park

All walking trips will depart from Senior Center at 2:30pm


 

4th Thursday of each month

Red Wind Casino Trip
 
Cost: $2.00 payable to Senior Center, tip driver on your own.
Leaving Grocery Outlet at 9:00am
The bus will leave the casino at 3:00 and Return at approximately 4:00pm.
The Red Wind Casino has 975 electronic slot machines and numerous table games, providing options for all gaming tastes.  Red Wind guests can try their luck at craps, roulette, blackjack, Pai Gow and three card poker.  Keno and speed Keno, to name just a few.  There is a new larger no smoking area.
Sign up in the programs binder.

 

LONG RANGE TRIPS

See Phil for sign-up and informational booklets with details of these trips.

 

South Dakota: The Black Hills & Badlands

September 2016

Price: Book now and save $100 (includes R/T air, 7 days and 9 meals)

Double occupancy $1399

 

From the Outback to the Glaciers: A Journey to Australia, New Zealand & Fiji

24 days and 34 meals

April 2017

Price: Double occupancy $5628 Book now and save (price excludes airfare)

 

 

 

 

 


 

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General Information

Welcome to the Bonney Lake Senior Center! Nestled between Lake Tapps and Lake Debra Jane, we provide a comfortable and warm atmosphere for the seniors of Bonney Lake and the surrounding area.

There is no membership fee. The Bonney Lake Senior Center does not discriminate against any person with regard to race, national origin, gender, physical challenge, or marital status.

Our drop-in center offers a variety of programs for the active Senior.

  • We serve a home cooked meal Monday through Thursday complete with salad bar and dessert for a suggested donation of only $4.00 for seniors 55 and over and $6.00 for non-seniors under 55.
  • Friday we offer a home cooked meal with a small green salad for a donation suggestion of only $3.00 for seniors 55 and over and $5.00 for non-seniors under 55.
  • We offer van transportation Monday through Friday. Please call the day prior to your desired pick up. Messages are checked each day at 8 am, so please leave a message if you call after hours.
  • For transportation to our center, day-trips, special events, classes, weekend functions, and services, please call us at (253) 863-7658.

 

 

Senior Center Hall Rental

Social Hall reservations are taken on a first come, first served basis. To make a reservation please call (253) 863-7658 or visit the Bonney Lake Senior Center during the business hours of Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. 

To confirm your reservation, download and submit the Senior Center Facility Rental Program packet with payment to the Senior Center. 

 



Contacts

Senior Services Manager 
Senior Center Aides
Senior Center Cook

Location

Bonney Lake Senior Center
19304 Bonney Lake Blvd.
Bonney Lake, WA 98391
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Mailing Address

Bonney Lake Senior Center
P.O. Box 7380
Bonney Lake, WA 98391

 

 



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