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BONNEY LAKE SENIOR CENTER

Senior Center Building

Location

19304 Bonney Lake Blvd
Bonney Lake, WA 98391 
Directions
Directions

Phone (253) 863-7658

Mailing
Address

 

P.O. Box 7380
Bonney Lake, WA 98391

 

General Information
Classes
Services
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.

 

Check out our Newsletter!

Newsletters are now published at www.ourseniorcenter.com - you can download newsletters from this site or subscribe to receive our newsletters by email!


 

Classes 

Find out about other classes, events, and activities in the current Newsletter!

 

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 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.
 

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!

 

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 message if you call after hours.
Note: Please be ready for pick-up by 9:00am.
 

SERVICES

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
 

 

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 & 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.
 

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 Gilmer, Jan Hallock, Cyndi Dodds, Kathy Nelson, Meagan Orth, Rebecca Buckley, Julianne DeLeo, Glenn Taylor, David Moss, Gunther Ries, BLSC Advisory Board, Stafford Suites, Strategic Sound Solutions, 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.

 

 

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. 
 
Join us at the senior center for these upcoming special events:
 

Halloween Party

Wednesday, October 31st

10:00am                              

Cost: $7.00 pre-paid

It’s a costume party…not a must but highly encouraged!  Have some fun, enter the contest & play some Halloween games.

 

Veteran’s Day Observed

Veteran’s Pinning Event

Thursday, November 8th                                              

10:00AM- 12:00PM

Cost: $7 pre-paid RSVP required, 253-863-7658

Let’s pay tribute to our Veterans.  Enjoy music by Errice & Alice.  Come enjoy a hearty meal and special dessert.

 

 

PLU Arterial Disease Screening

Wednesday, November 28

8:30AM-12:30PM

Cost: FREE RSVP required, 253-863-7658

Students of PLU will be at the Bonney Lake Senior Center offering free screenings for arterial disease.

 

Victor Falls Choir Performance

Thursday, December 6

11am

Cost: FREE RSVP required, 253-863-7658

The annual Christmas choir concert by the Victor Falls choir is a must see holiday event! Join the friends and families of these talented students as they put you in the holiday mood.

 

Holiday Meals

Thursday, November 15th

10:00AM-12:00PM

Cost: FREE RSVP required, 253-863-7658

Enjoy a wonderful Thanksgiving style meal with friends at the center. The meal is provided free of charge by community members and organizations.  

Enjoy music by Community Blend

 

 

Thursday, November 16th

10:00AM-12:00PM

Cost: FREE RSVP required, 253-863-7658

Enjoy a wonderful Thanksgiving style meal with friends at the center. The meal is provided free of charge by community members and organizations.  

Enjoy music by  Peggie & The Brock-a-Roos

 

 

Thursday, December 14th

10:00AM-12:00PM

Cost: FREE RSVP required, 253-863-7658

Enjoy an elegant Christmas meal and cup of cheer with friends at the center. The meal is provided free of charge by community members and organizations.  

Enjoy music by   Errice & Alice

 

 

Friday, December 15th

10:00AM-12:00PM

Cost: FREE RSVP required, 253-863-7658

Enjoy an elegant Christmas meal and cup of cheer with friends at the center. The meal is provided free of charge by community members and organizations.  

Enjoy music by   Community Blend

 

 

Phil's Trips

 

Learn more about these trips and more at the senior center

 

Diablo Lake Dinner, Cruise & Lunch Tour

Friday, July 13th  thru Saturday, July 14th

This is a Bonney Lake Sr. Ctr. bus trip

Leaving Senior Center at 8:30 a.m. Friday and return around 7:00 p.m. on Saturday

Cost: Transportation - $20; Admissions to Kangaroo Farm, Dam Good Chicken Dinner, Powerhouse tour, and lake cruises - $75 (total of $95 Due at sign-up); hotel room will be $90 split by two people (pay at check-in). 

This trip will begin with a stop in Arlington at the Outback Kangaroo Farm.  Then we will proceed to our room check-in at Cocusa Motel in Burlington.

Later we will head to Newhalem for a chicken dinner, ranger talk, and finally, a short walk along the Skagit River to Ladder Creek Falls, which is lit up in ever-changing  colors. 

Saturday morning after breakfast and check-out we will return to Newhalem for a tour of the powerhouse. This tour will conclude with a picnic lunch. 

At 1:00 we will board a boat and take a two-hour cruise of Diablo Lake.  We will depart for home around 3:30.

 

Historical Markers Tour

Tuesday August 7th

This is a Bonney Lake Sr. Ctr. bus trip

Leaving parking lot behind senior center at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, returning at 3:30pm.

Cost: $5 for Transportation; $10 donation to Historical, and $12 for box lunch (pay $27 at sign-up). 

A representative from the Historical Society will guide our tour through the city to explain the

significance of each stone marker around town, as well as other special points of interest. 

The trip will include an inside view of the big barn rental hall at Kelley Farm, a picnic lunch at

Victor Falls and an inside tour of the power plant below Lake Tapps. 

See Phil in advance for lunch selection.

 

Northwest Trek 

Sunday September 2nd

This is a Bonney Lake Sr. Ctr. bus trip.

Leaving Senior Center at 7:30 a.m. Sunday morning,  returning at 3:30 p.m.

Cost: $5 for transportation; $19 for admission.   Meals on your own.

This wildlife park is a 723 acre preserve located just north of Eatonville. 

Its primary feature is a tram tour which takes visitors through a 435 acre free range area

featuring bison, deer, elk, mountain goats and big horn sheep.  We will start our day with a breakfast stop,

arriving at NW Trek as the gates open at 9:30, take an early ride on the tram, and walk the paths through the wolf, bear and big cat enclosures. 

We will leave shortly after noon, heading for lunch at Cruiser Café in Eatonville.

 

 

 

 

Special Trips Advance Notice

January 6, 2019 – January 13, 2019

The Big Island of Hawaii

This is a Phil and Julianne Premier Trip

Cost: Approx. $1,370 per person/double occ. for 7 days.  This price includes airport shuttle, round trip air fare from Sea-Tac, a week’s stay in condo, rented vans and a luau.

See Phil for more details. 

 

Friday, 4/26/19 to Friday, 5/3/19

Canyon Country ~Arizona and Utah

This is a Collette Tours trip

Cost: Starting at $2,799 per person/double occ., including air fare.  Book early to receive a Booking Discount of $100 per person.  This trip begins in Scottsdale and goes north to the Grand Canyon, then on to Lake Powell, into the Bryce Canyon – Zion Nat’l Park area of Utah, and ending up in Las Vegas.  

See Phil for more details and a brochure.

 

Thursday, 9/26/19  to Saturday 10/5/19

Discover Switzerland, Austria & Bavaria

This is a Collette Tours trip

Cost: From $3,999 per person/double occ. for 10 days, includes 12 meals.

Price includes round trip air from Sea-Tac., plus air taxes and fees/surcharges, and hotel transfers. 

Experience the food, music and rich culture of the most scenic regions of Europe, including Bern, Lucerne, Innsbruck, the Austrian Alps, Salzburg, Bavaria and Neuschwanstein Castle. 

See Phil for more details and a

brochure.

 

 

 

 


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 $5.00 for seniors 55 and over and $7.00 for non-seniors under 55.
  • Friday we offer a home cooked meal with a small green salad for a donation suggestion of only $4.00 for seniors 55 and over and $6.00 for non-seniors under 55.
  • Special events require reservations and prepayment of $7. Payment of $10 is due on the day of the event.
  • 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. You can view photos of the social hall and kitchen by visiting the Parks & Facility Rentals page.

 



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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