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BONNEY LAKE SENIOR CENTER

Senior Center Building

Location

19304 Bonney Lake Blvd
Bonney Lake, WA 98391 
Directions
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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 
Contacts & Directions

 

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.
Read more general information, below.


Check out our Newsletter!
 

January, February and March (1st 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, Advisory Board, and staff would like to thank the following businesses and individuals for their support and/or event sponsorships over the past quarter: Jenna Richardson, Woody Edvalson, Mona Musgrave, Bonney Lake Kiwanis Club, Bonney Lake Lion’s Club, Mayor Neil Johnson, Safeway, Walmart, Costco, Fred Meyer, Health Care Providers Council, Sumner School District students and families, North Tapps Middle School students, Victor Falls Choir, Off Road Animals Jeep Club, Urban Timber Coffee, Cyndi and Jerry Dodds, Jerry & Laura Ward, Boeing, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Cheri Brown, Ernie Gilmer, Claude Brown, Stafford Suites, Cedar Ridge, Take Root Farm, 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 January 15th

Friday February 19th

Friday March 18th 

9:30 am – 2:00 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

 

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

Seahawks 12th Man Party

Friday January 29th 10:00am

Cost: $6 Please see a staff member to prepay and sign up in the programs binder!

Join us for a fun time of celebrating the Seahawks.  We have great food and games planned so you won’t want to miss this party.

 

Mardi Gras

Friday February 5th 10:00am

Cost: $6 Please see a staff member to prepay and sign up in the programs binder!

Mardi Gras, or “Fat Tuesday”, is the last day of the Carnival season. It is a day when people eat all they want of everything and anything they want.  Join us as we celebrate with great food, friends and the music of The 1928 Band!

 

Valentine’s Day

Thursday February 11th 10:00am

Cost: $6 Please see a staff member to prepay and sign up in the programs binder!

Join us to celebrate our friendships old and new! Join us for a lovely day with food, friends and enjoy the music of Patti & the Traveling 4!

 

Chinese New Year

Wednesday February 17th 10:00am

Cost: $6 Please see a staff member to prepay and sign up in the programs binder!

Help us ring in the “Year of the Monkey”.  Join us as we celebrate with great food & friends.

 

St. Patrick’s Day

Thursday March 17th 10:00am

Cost: $6 Please see a staff member to prepay and sign up in the programs binder!

St. Patrick's Day is celebrated on March 17, the saint's religious feast day and the anniversary of his death in the fifth century. The Irish have observed this day as a religious holiday for over 1,000 years. On St. Patrick's Day, which falls during the Christian season of Lent, Irish families would traditionally attend church in the morning and celebrate in the afternoon. Lenten prohibitions against the consumption of meat were waived and people would dance, drink and feast--on the traditional meal of Irish bacon and cabbage. Come enjoy the feast.  (Due to space limitations there will be no music today.)

 

  Easter

Friday March 25th   

10:00 am

Cost: $6.00 per person

Please see a staff member to prepay and sign up in the programs binder!

Come join us for our annual Easter egg hunt! Celebrate Easter as we enjoy a day filled with fun and friends. Wear your Easter Bonnet and show off your style. Bunny ears are welcome!

TRIPS
    

Saturday January 23rd    

Museum of Flight Tour

This is a Bonney Lake Senior Center bus trip

Cost: Admission is $15 for Seniors; Transportation is $5, for a $20 total due at sign-up.

Leaving Senior Center at 9:00 a.m.  Return 4 p.m.

Arrive at museum at approximately 10:00.  Tour museum and have lunch on your own.  Load up at 3 p.m. and be back to Bonney Lake by 4.  The Museum of Flight is one of the largest air and space museums in the world, attracting more than 400, 000 visitors annually.  The Museum’s collection includes more than 150 historically significant air and spacecraft, as well as the Red Barn – the original manufacturing facility of the Boeing Company.  The Museum’s aviation and space library and archives are the largest on the West Coast.  The Museum of Flight is accredited by the American Association of Museums, and is an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution.

  Sunday, February 14th  

“Crimes of the Heart” at Issaquah’s Village Theater 

This is a Senior Center bus trip; parking behind BL Senior Center.

Leaving Senior Center at 12:30 p.m. and returning around 6:30 p.m. on Sunday.

Cost:  $70 for seniors in groups of 10 or more. $6 transportation and parking (pay $76 at sign-up); meals on your own. 

Winner of the 1981 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, this Southern gothic comedy tells the plight of three sisters in 1975 rural Mississippi.  Babe has just shot her husband, apparently because she didn’t like his looks.  Meg is back in town after a failed attempt in the music business.  And poor Lenny – in the midst of it all, everyone has neglected her 30th birthday.  Thrown back together for the first time in years, these dysfunctional sisters are forced to find a way to change their luck and repair their family, as well as their lives.  Honest, with a healthy dose of witty humor, “Crimes of the Heart” is a moving portrait of family love.

Friday, February 26th through Monday February 29th      

Dixieland Jazz festival at Seaside, Oregon

This is a Heritage House van trip

Leaving gravel lot behind police station at 8:30 a.m. on Friday and returning around 6:00 p.m. on Monday.

Cost: $20 for Transportation; $90 for 3-day badge.  Pay $110 to BL Area Seniors at sign-up. Hotel Room (Inn at Seaside) approx. $70 per person per night.  Pay at check-in.  Room Sunday night is reduced price.  Meals on your own.

The Jubilee is a weekend of music, fun, and friendship dedicated to presenting the Traditional Sounds of a "True American" art form.  Monday will be a day to play in Seaside and Cannon Beach.  

Saturday March 12th

Bonsai Museum Trip

This is a Bonney Lake Senior Center bus trip

Leaving Senior Center at 9:30 a.m. Saturday.  Returning at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday.

Cost: $4 for Transportation; admission is free, with a suggested donation.  Pay $4 at sign up.  Dress warmly.

Lunch meal on your own at Auburn’s Station Bistro.

Nestled amidst towering conifers in a grand outdoor setting, the Pacific Bonsai Museum boasts over 100 bonsai, the most diverse public collection in North America.  This cultural gem offers contemporary and traditional exhibits from Canada, China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and the United States.  The Pacific Bonsai Museum connects people to nature through the living art of bonsai. 

Saturday March 26th

Mystery Trip

This is a Bonney Lake Senior Center bus trip

Leaving Senior Center at 5:00 p.m. Saturday.  Returning at 10:00 p.m. on Saturday.

Cost: $5 for Transportation; $10 for admission.  (Pay $15 at sign up, plus tip your guide if so inspired.)

Meals on your own.

Heading to Tacoma for a 90-minute walk in the dark.  We will climb two flights of stairs during our walk.  After the walk we will have dinner in a downtown restaurant.  Come and experience a “high energy” mystery.  Be sure to bring your camera and warm clothing, especially a waterproof outer shell.

Tuesday local walking trips will be:

February 9th - Allan Yorke Park to Bonney Lake Blvd

March 8th - Lake Bonney Loop

All walking trips will depart from Senior Center

at 2:30pm

Tuesday park walking trips will be:

January 19th   - Spanaway Lake State Park

February 23th – Nolte State Park (Cumberland)

March 22nd - Dykstra Park in Auburn

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
DirectionsDirections


Mailing Address

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

 

 



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