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.
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April, May and June
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.
There will NOT be a Family Bingo session on the 22nd of May due to the Memorial Day holiday.
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.
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.
Claude Brown, Betty Berghamer, John Alford, Joyce Thomas, Ron Walker, Joy Cartmel, Nell Snodgrass, Safeway, Heritage House, Cyndi Dodds, South Sound Outreach, BLSC Advisory Board, Cedar Ridge, Sumner School District, Puget Sound Hearing and Audiology, Ernie Gilmer, Kiwanis of Bonney Lake, Urban Timber Coffee, Sue Brentson, Cheri Brown, and many other anonymous donors.
If you would like to make a donation or sponsor an event, please call for more information!
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.
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.
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!
Free Haircuts by Jan Hallock!
9:30 am – 2:00 pm
Jan has many years’ experience cutting hair 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
Saturday June 27th
Greater Olympia Dixieland Jazz Festival
Cost: $50 for admission badge.
Leaving Senior Center at 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Returning at 6:30 p.m.
Experience 14 different Bands and combos in four different venues.
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.
Shades of Ireland
September 9 – 18, 2015
Price: Book now and save $200 (includes R/T air, 10 days and 13 meals)
Israel: A Journey to the Holy Land
October 21 – 30, 2015
Price: Book now and save $200 (includes R/T air, 10 days and 15 meals)
Special Advance Notice of 3rd Quarter Trips
Friday, July 10th thru Sunday, July 12th
Weekend on Vancouver Island.
Cost: $30 for transportation; $35 for ferry, for a total of $65 due at sign-up. Plus: $170 per person for hotel room/double occupancy, pay at check-in. Plus $31.45 for admission to Butchart Gardens and $12.95 for admission to Craigdarroch Castle if you choose to visit these sites. Meals on your own.
Leaving parking lot behind Police station at 8:00 a.m. on Friday. Return at 8:00 p.m. on Sunday.
On Friday we will stop at McDonald’s in Gig Harbor for a morning snack. We will have lunch in Port Angeles after purchasing ferry tickets. After catching the 12:45 ferry to Victoria, we will check in at the Hotel Rialto. Saturday group activities will include bus trip to Butchart Gardens, Craigdarroch Castle and the Crystal Garden. Or you can do all activities on your own. Sunday we will catch the 3:00 p.m. ferry back to Port Angeles, and stop for dinner along the way.
Saturday August 8th thru Monday, August 10th
Weekend Fishing Trip on Neah Bay
Cost: $20 for transportation; $231 for charter boat trip, for a total of $251 due at sign-up (pay to Bonney Lake Senior center). Plus: $200 per cabin which sleeps 8. The more people who sign up, the less cost per person. Pay for room at check-in. Meals on your own.
Leaving parking lot behind Police station at 9:00 a.m.
Return at 6:00 p.m. on Monday.
On Friday we will stop at McDonald’s in Gig Harbor for a morning snack. We will have lunch in Port Angeles before heading to Neah Bay. We will board the charter boat early Sunday and fish for salmon and bottom fish. All anglers need a salt water license and salmon punch card. Monday after check out we will head for home, having lunch on the way. There will be two coolers on the bus for storing fish.