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  • Tuesday, October 1, 2019

    • Flea Market Collection Time: All Day Location: Annapolis Senior Activity Center 119 S. Villa Ave., Annapolis Details: Do you have any household goods you are looking to get rid of? Bring them by the center as we start collecting for the Fall Flea Market. 
       
       
    • Advisory Council Meeting Time: 9:30a - 10:00a Location: South County Senior Activity Center 27 Stepneys Lane Edgewater, MD 21037 Details: All are welcome to attend the monthly meeting of the Advisory Council. 
       
       
    • Cleaning Day Time: 10:00a - 10:30a Location: Annapolis Senior Activity Center 119 S. Villa Ave., Annapolis Details: Come help us clean up the center. Wear some clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty!
       
       
    • Therapeutic Massage Time: 10:00a - 12:00p Location: Pasadena Senior Activity Center 4103 Mountain Road Pasadena, MD 21122 Details: Bonnie Pavlak will demonstrate the benefits of massage to help reduce tension and stress. Each session is a 10 minute back, neck and hand massage. Massages are free. Please register at the front desk.
       
       
    • Friends of SCSC Meeting Time: 10:30a - 11:00a Location: South County Senior Activity Center 27 Stepneys Lane Edgewater, MD 21037 Details: All are welcome to attend the monthly meeting of the Friends of South County Senior Center, Inc.
       
       
    • Crafts with Scott Time: 11:00a - 12:00p Location: Arnold Senior Activity Center 44 Church Road Arnold, MD 21012 Details: Come join Scott on Tuesday mornings at 11:00 to make beautiful and creative crafts! Advanced sign-up is required so that there are enough supplies for everyone! *FEES MAY APPLY* OCTOBER 1ST, 15TH, 22ND & 29TH
       
       
  • Wednesday, October 2, 2019

    • Crab N Go Time: 11:00a - 2:00p Location: Pasadena Senior Activity Center 4103 Mountain Road Pasadena, MD 21122 Details: For those that purchased crabs, they will be delivered today and available for pickup from 11 am to 2 pm.
       
       
    • Birthday Celebrations Time: 12:00p - 12:30p Location: South County Senior Activity Center 27 Stepneys Lane Edgewater, MD 21037 Details: Join us for cake and ice cream to celebrate October birthdays. All are welcome.
       
       
    • Book Club Time: 12:00p - 1:00p Location: Pasadena Senior Activity Center 4103 Mountain Road Pasadena, MD 21122 Details: Come join us for the 2nd meeting of our Book Club. In conjunction with the AACPLS we will be meeting to discuss the book Your Heart, My Hands by Arun Singh. See page 4 for the full book list. Registration is not required but be sure to sign in.
       
       
    • Book Club Meeting Time: 12:00p - 1:00p Location: Arnold Senior Activity Center 44 Church Road Arnold, MD 21012 Details: The Book Club met Wed., Sept. 4th to discuss possible book selections for future meetings. We enjoyed our time and welcomed back summer vacationers and some new faces. The following schedule of meetings and titles was decided and we hope with a little advance info more folks will opt to read these selections and join in the talks: Oct.2 - “The Blue Zone” by Dan Buettner; Nov.6 Open discussion; Dec.4 “Educated” by Tara Westover. We hope to see you soon! This is an open group so feel free to come anytime.
       
       
    • DJ Bob Jones Time: 12:30p - 1:00p Location: Annapolis Senior Activity Center 119 S. Villa Ave., Annapolis Details: Your favorite DJ is back! Listen to some of your favorite tunes that will give you nostalgia. 
       
       
    • That 70s Show Time: 1:00p - 2:00p Location: South County Senior Activity Center 27 Stepneys Lane Edgewater, MD 21037 Details: Frank and Trish Curreri take you back to the far-out, funky 70’s with this show—from southern rock to disco, R&B to Donnie & Marie, the 1970's had it all.
       
       
  • Thursday, October 3, 2019

    • Railroad Ramblers Time: 12:30p - 1:00p Location: Pascal Senior Activity Center 125 Dorsey Road Glen Burnie, MD 21061 Details: Shelley Hopkins and his band The Railroad Ramblers will be at Pascal on Thursday, October 3rd at 12:30. This group is extremely talented and plays old country favorites, jazz hits and a little for everyone! 
       
       
  • Friday, October 4, 2019

    • Sing A Long with Danny Time: 12:15p - 12:45p Location: Pascal Senior Activity Center 125 Dorsey Road Glen Burnie, MD 21061 Details: Sing-A-Long with DannyDanny Marchetti will dazzle us with his delightful piano and sing along tunes on Friday, October 4th at 12:15. 
       
       
    • Birthday Celebration Time: 12:30p - 1:30p Location: Pasadena Senior Activity Center 4103 Mountain Road Pasadena, MD 21122 Details: Do you have a birthday in September or October? Well, then we want to celebrate you! Join us for an afternoon birthday celebration with delicious cake and a birthday serenade to everyone. Even it it’s not your birthday, or you’re shy about the attention don’t worry, this event is open to everyone, but please register at the front desk.
       
       
    • Personal Tech Users Meeting Time: 1:00p - 4:00p Location: South County Senior Activity Center 27 Stepneys Lane Edgewater, MD 21037 Details: Computer, Tablet, and Smartphone users meet to discuss updates, news, and resources. Everyone is welcome.
       
       
  • Monday, October 7, 2019

    • Dairy Case Dilemma: Is it really milk? Time: 10:00a - 11:00a Location: Pasadena Senior Activity Center 4103 Mountain Road Pasadena, MD 21122 Details: Part of the Fresh Conversations series, learn about plant-based beverages made from soy, almond or coconuts labeled “milk”. Compare nutrition value of plant-based beverages to milk from cows. Get fun and easy recipes and play educational games. Please register at the front desk.
       
       
    • Fall Prevention Seminar Time: 10:00a - 10:30a Location: Arnold Senior Activity Center 44 Church Road Arnold, MD 21012 Details: Falls are the number one cause of injury and hospital visits due to trauma, and death from an injury among people age 65 and older are common. It is estimated that one in four older adults falls each year. Stephanie Lawler, of Visiting Angels, will be addressing the many different factors that contribute to falls, and the different recommendations for reducing fall risks. 
       
       
    • Bingo Time: 12:30p - 1:00p Location: South County Senior Activity Center 27 Stepneys Lane Edgewater, MD 21037 Details: Play bingo for donated prizes. Bingo is held on the first Monday of the month, but is subject to change depending on center events. 
       
       
    • Genealogy Club Time: 12:30p - 2:00p Location: South County Senior Activity Center 27 Stepneys Lane Edgewater, MD 21037 Details: Where Do I Find Out About My Ancestor’s Military Service? The short answer is at branches of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), but how you get access to them can make a difference. Dr. Margaret McMahon, published researcher and experienced presenter at national conferences, will explain how to use military archives and resources online. 
       
       
    • Physical Therapy 101 Time: 1:00p - 1:30p Location: Pascal Senior Activity Center 125 Dorsey Road Glen Burnie, MD 21061 Details: Nicole, a Physical Therapist from NDGait Physical Therapy office will be here on Monday, October 7th at 1:00. She’ll be discussing the basics of Physical Therapy and answering all of the questions that you may have including, “how can PT help me,” “Is this covered by my insurance,” “ How long and how often do I need to come” and any other that you can think of! This is a free seminar, but seating is limited. Please registered with the front desk. 
       
       
  • Tuesday, October 8, 2019

    • Hearing Screening Time: All Day Location: Pascal Senior Activity Center 125 Dorsey Road Glen Burnie, MD 21061 Details: Free Hearing Screening Tuesday, October 8th, Stephen Pallett, audiologist, will screen for hearing problems and adjust hearing aids (by appointment). 
       
       
    • Information and Assistance Presentation Time: 9:00a - 11:00a Location: Annapolis Senior Activity Center 119 S. Villa Ave., Annapolis Details: English Harper from the department of aging will be present to answer any questions you may have concerning available resources the county has to offer.
       
       
    • Fresh Conversations Time: 10:00a - 11:00a Location: South County Senior Activity Center 27 Stepneys Lane Edgewater, MD 21037 Details: Fresh Conversations is a monthly program offered through a partnership between the University of Maryland Extension, Department of Aging & Human Services and the Maryland Department of Aging. It showcases food, fun and friendly conversation to help you maintain your health, learn from others, discuss current nutrition and health topics, and discover new ways to be active. October’s conversation is “Dairy Case Dilemma: Is It Really Milk?” Should plant-based beverages made from soy, almond or coconut be labeled milk? We’ll compare the nutritional value of plant-based beverages to milk from cows. Jeanette Jeffrey with the University of Maryland Extension leads the conversation. Sign up at the front desk. 
       
       
    • Seniors Helping Seniors Time: 10:00a - 11:00a Location: Pasadena Senior Activity Center 4103 Mountain Road Pasadena, MD 21122 Details: Franz M. Punga, retired contractor and craftsman will be here to discuss tips and tricks for common household needs/repairs. Please register at the front desk.
       
       
    • Financial Workshop Time: 10:30a - 12:00p Location: South County Senior Activity Center 27 Stepneys Lane Edgewater, MD 21037 Details: Neal Chalkley from Edward Jones will lead this five week workshop on key principles of saving and investing and specific strategies to help you reach your long-term financial goals. Topics to be covered are: Foundations of Investing, Focus on a Fixed Income, Stocks: The Nuts and Bolts, An Investor’s Tour of Mutual Funds and Retirement by Design. Sign up at the front desk.
       
       
    • Sip and Paint Time: 11:00a - 1:00p Location: Arnold Senior Activity Center 44 Church Road Arnold, MD 21012 Details: By now, you know this is one of our most requested special events! Come and unleash your inner Picasso! Enjoy a selection of tasty beverages and treats and enjoy step-by-step instruction with local experienced and enthusiastic artist, Scott Clarke, as he guides you through creating your own themed masterpiece! No prior painting experience is required! Cost is $5.00 per person and includes all supplies. Class limited to the first 15 people that sign up at the front desk. 
       
       
    • Flower Arranging Workshop with Four Rivers Gardens Time: 12:30p - 1:30p Location: South County Senior Activity Center 27 Stepneys Lane Edgewater, MD 21037 Details: Create a beautiful fall centerpiece of fresh flowers with the Four Rivers Garden Club. All supplies will be provided. Cost is $4.00 per person. Space is limited. Sign up by Thursday, October 3.
       
       
    • The Singing Trooper Time: 12:30p - 1:00p Location: Annapolis Senior Activity Center 119 S. Villa Ave., Annapolis Details: This inspiring program ranges from Patriotic to Broadway, Italian to Irish, along with a Military Tribute.
       
       
  • Wednesday, October 9, 2019

    • Dancing & Exercise Workshop Time: 10:00a - 12:00p Location: Arnold Senior Activity Center 44 Church Road Arnold, MD 21012 Details: Did you know, vigorous dancing done as an exercise for physical fitness combines the exercise of aerobics and the steps and rhythm of dance, making it a more enjoyable experience? Feel the music, challenge every part of your body, and leave feeling exhilarated and inspired! Come and explore this (2) hour workshop (with a 10 minute break in between), taught by veteran dance instructor, Joanne Dewilde. The first hour features “Theatre Dance! Learn a short routine called “Balling the Jack,” a fun and easy swing dance routine. (HATS AND SCARVES WILL BE SUPPLIED). The second hour will consist of middle-eastern (Belly Dance) steps. No full routine. These dance moves will help you stay limber and flexible and keeps your core strong. All of the hand and arm moves will also keep the arthritis away! DANCING IS A FUN AND SOMETIMES SEXY WAY TO EXERCISE SO SIGN UP (15 people max) AND DON'T GET LEFT OUT OF THIS FREE, FUN UPCOMING WORKSHOP!
       
       
    • Music with Tim Amann from Pet Rock Time: 12:30p - 1:00p Location: Annapolis Senior Activity Center 119 S. Villa Ave., Annapolis Details: Tim Amann from Pet Rock will be singing some of your favorite songs.
       
       
    • Right Sizing Time: 1:00p - 2:00p Location: Pasadena Senior Activity Center 4103 Mountain Road Pasadena, MD 21122 Details: Marie Simpson, a certified Senior Real Estate Specialist will be offering a class that will provide the steps needed to downsize or rightsize your life. You will learn about the unique challenges of downsizing and resources specific to Anne Arundel County. This class will explore opportunities for reexamining life as it has been and how it can be with a few changes. Register at the front desk
       
       
  • Thursday, October 10, 2019

    • Mini Massage Time: 10:00a - 10:30a Location: Pascal Senior Activity Center 125 Dorsey Road Glen Burnie, MD 21061 Details: Mini-Massage Thursday, October 10th, 10:00 to noon, massages of the head, back or neck are offered free of charge by certified massage therapist Bonnie Pavlak.
       
       
    • Daniel Clark the Singing Trooper Time: 12:30p - 1:00p Location: Pascal Senior Activity Center 125 Dorsey Road Glen Burnie, MD 21061 Details: We are so excited to welcome The Singing Trooper to our stage! Daniel Clark is a nationally recognized professional vocalist that is traveling to the area. A former State Trooper and Marine, Mr. Clark will be sharing his talents with us on Thursday, October 10th at 12:30. Please invite your friends. All are welcome for this special performance! 
       
       
    • Tim Amann Time: 12:30p - 1:30p Location: Pasadena Senior Activity Center 4103 Mountain Road Pasadena, MD 21122 Details: Join us for an afternoon of musical variety and entertainment provided by the one and only Tim Amann. There will be plenty of singing and dancing. Please register at the front desk
       
       
  • Friday, October 11, 2019

    • Van Trip - Soul Restaurant Time: 1:00a - 1:30a Location: Annapolis Senior Activity Center 119 S. Villa Ave., Annapolis Details: Enjoy lunch with friends at this restaurant located in Annapolis. Sign up begins 10/1/19.
       
       
    • Multi-Center Pool Tournament Time: 8:30a - 9:00a Location: Annapolis Senior Activity Center 119 S. Villa Ave., Annapolis Details: Wish our pool team luck!
       
       
    • Amish Market Time: 10:00a - 1:00p Location: Pasadena Senior Activity Center 4103 Mountain Road Pasadena, MD 21122 Details: Join us for a van trip to the Amish Market in Annapolis for all the best produce, baked goods and all they have to offer. Space is limited so please register at the front desk.
       
       
    • Caring Canines Time: 11:00a - 12:00p Location: South County Senior Activity Center 27 Stepneys Lane Edgewater, MD 21037 Details: Join us for a visit from Caring Canines, and get to meet some of their volunteers and pets. 
       
       
    • Jazz with Jerry Time: 11:15a - 11:45a Location: Pascal Senior Activity Center 125 Dorsey Road Glen Burnie, MD 21061 Details: Jerry Colley will entertain with the familiar favorites on his guitar on October 11th at 11:15am.
       
       
    • Friday Movie - Instant Family Time: 12:15p - 2:45p Location: Pascal Senior Activity Center 125 Dorsey Road Glen Burnie, MD 21061 Details: When Pete and Ellie decide to start a family, they stumble into the world of foster care adoption. They hope to take in one small child, but when they meet three siblings, including a rebellious 15-year-old girl, they find themselves speeding from zero to three kids overnight. Now, Pete and Ellie must try to learn the ropes of instant parenthood in the hope of becoming a family. 
       
       
  • Saturday, October 12, 2019

    • Disability Awareness Day - 2019 Time: 11:00a - 2:00p Location: Westfield Annapolis Mall Details:

      The Anne Arundel County Commission on Disability Issues is hosting its annual DisABILITY Awareness Day (DAD) on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at Westfield Annapolis from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm.  DAD is an event that combines interactive exhibits, information on disability issues within the community, and live entertainment.

      Honoring

       

      Iris Littig

       

      The event will be in Crate & Barrel Court, just outside of Crate & Barrel & Stoney River.  
       
       
  • Monday, October 14, 2019

    • AARP Smart Drivers Course Time: 9:00a - 2:00p Location: Annapolis Senior Activity Center 119 S. Villa Ave., Annapolis Details: This one day course costs $15.00 for AARP members (bring card) and $20.00 for non-members. Sign up begins 10/1/19. Make checks payable to AARP.
       
       
    • Van Trip - Walmart Supercenter Time: 10:30a - 1:30p Location: South County Senior Activity Center 27 Stepneys Lane Edgewater, MD 21037 Details: Transportation will be arranged to take members to the Walmart Supercenter in Severn. Space on the van is limited. Trip is subject to cancellation depending on availability of transportation. Sign up for this trip begins on Tuesday, October 1. A $5.00 fee is due at sign up to reserve your spot on the van. Money will be refunded on the day of the trip to participants who attend. Money will be forfeited for all cancellations and no-shows. Sign up by Monday, October 7.
       
       
    • Sewing Workshop Time: 11:00a - 2:00p Location: Arnold Senior Activity Center 44 Church Road Arnold, MD 21012 Details: So what is a thread catcher, you ask? It’s basically a super cute trash can with a weighted pin cushion on top. These hang nicely by your sewing machine and come in very handy when it comes to keeping little pieces of thread, fabric contained. Plus you can quickly access your pins while sewing too. This is the cute and easy sewing project this month! If you are bringing your own supplies, there is no charge. To use the supplies provided by the instructor, the cost is $5.00 per person. Sign up by 8/30/19.
       
       
  • Tuesday, October 15, 2019

    • The Back Road to Freedom Tour- “The Harriet Tubman Story” & lunch at Portside Restaurant $102 Time: All Day Location: Arnold Senior Activity Center 44 Church Road Arnold, MD 21012 Details:

      The Back Road to Freedom Tour- “The Harriet Tubman Story” & lunch at Portside Restaurant $102

      2019 Trips are filling quickly. Don’t miss out on your favorite outing by procrastinating. All that’s needed is your $35.00 deposit and a new Emergency Form to reserve your spot! We will be happy to help you in the Trip Office from 10-12 Monday through Friday.

       
       
    • OBI Friendship Bell Ringers Time: 10:30a - 11:00a Location: Pascal Senior Activity Center 125 Dorsey Road Glen Burnie, MD 21061 Details: Opportunity Builders, Inc. is proud to provide vocational training and employment services to adults with developmental disabilities in an environment that promotes personal fulfillment, addresses individual needs and fosters independence. The Bell Choir will be at Pascal on Tuesday, October 15th at 10:30 and consists of OBI clients, and staff. They perform popular songs, Oldies, Patriotic, Irish polkas, and many other favorites. 
       
       
    • Crafts with Scott Time: 11:00a - 1:00p Location: Arnold Senior Activity Center 44 Church Road Arnold, MD 21012 Details: Come join Scott on Tuesday mornings at 11:00 to make beautiful and creative crafts! Advanced sign-up is required so that there are enough supplies for everyone! *FEES MAY APPLY* OCTOBER 1ST, 15TH, 22ND & 29TH
       
       
    • Fall Harvest Bingo Time: 12:30p - 1:30p Location: Pasadena Senior Activity Center 4103 Mountain Road Pasadena, MD 21122 Details: Fall is just around the corner so come celebrate with a special bingo. In conjunction with our regular bingo game, if you bring 3 non-perishable food items, you will be given an EXTRA bingo card. There will be plenty of extra and seasonal bingo prizes added to the prize table. Not only will there be more opportunities to win but more prizes to choose from. Plus we’ll be having apple cider and apple streusel to help get into that fall spirit. 
       
       
    • Happy Hats Maryland Wig Workshop Time: 12:30p - 3:30p Location: Arnold Senior Activity Center 44 Church Road Arnold, MD 21012 Details: Kay Alston from Happy Hats Maryland, returns to make whimsical yarn wigs and hats for pediatric cancer patients in the Mid-Atlantic region. This workshop is for anyone who would like to lend a hand in making the wigs. All materials and supplies are provided and Kay will teach participants, working in pairs, how to assemble and style the hair. It typically takes 2-3 hours to assemble and style each wig. Come and have fun while helping to put a smile on a child’s face! Light refreshments will be served. Workshop is limited to the first 16 people that sign up.
       
       
    • Open Monthly Grief Support Group Time: 2:00p - 3:00p Location: Pasadena Senior Activity Center 4103 Mountain Road Pasadena, MD 21122 Details: The Pasadena Senior Activity Center hosts a monthly grief support group. This is intended for individuals who would like to share and have support amid experiencing difficult loss. It will be held the 3rd Tuesday of every month. Please contact the facilitator Beth Mucciacciaro RN with the Department of Aging and Disabilities at 410- 222-0263 if you are interested. Individual visits are available as well.
       
       
  • Wednesday, October 16, 2019

    • Identity Theft Presentation Time: 10:00a - 11:00a Location: Arnold Senior Activity Center 44 Church Road Arnold, MD 21012 Details: Criminals take more than $36 billion from older Americans every year through financial abuse and outright fraud. Part of the problem: elderly identity theft. The number of victims increases exponentially each year. Our neighborhood bank, BB&T will have Dominic Powell, Assistant Vice President, and Erin O’Leary, Market Leader, on hand to tell us the best ways to deter, detect, and defend ourselves against identity theft. This is a free presentation open to everyone. Every senior should attend this informative presentation.  
       
       
    • Garden Act Craft Project Time: 12:30p - 1:30p Location: Pasadena Senior Activity Center 4103 Mountain Road Pasadena, MD 21122 Details: Come make beautiful floral art pieces for your home or garden from unique dishes and decorative décor. This class is free and supplies will be provided but space is limited, so please register at the front desk. 
       
       
    • Pink Social with Charles Sullivan Time: 12:30p - 1:00p Location: Annapolis Senior Activity Center 119 S. Villa Ave., Annapolis Details: Charles Sullivan will be performing a variety of songs that will have you tapping your toes! Wear your pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month!
       
       
  • Thursday, October 17, 2019

    • Van Trip - IHOP Restaurant Time: 11:00a - 1:30p Location: Arnold Senior Activity Center 44 Church Road Arnold, MD 21012 Details: Everybody loves IHOP and there’s something for everyone on their menu! Participants are responsible for the cost of their meal and tip. Trip limited to the first 12 people that sign up. Sign up by October 10th.
       
       
    • Charles Sullivan Time: 12:30p - 1:00p Location: Pascal Senior Activity Center 125 Dorsey Road Glen Burnie, MD 21061 Details: Charles Sullivan will entertain our Pascal members on Thursday, October 17th at 12:30. Charles long career in opera performance is a treat. Sit back and enjoy the amazing talent!
       
       
    • Retro Rockets Time: 12:30p - 1:30p Location: Pasadena Senior Activity Center 4103 Mountain Road Pasadena, MD 21122 Details: They’re Back! Singing, dancing and grooving into your heart, playing all the classics, here to get your toe tapping or hips swinging. A fun afternoon is sure to be had by all. Please register at the front desk
       
       
  • Friday, October 18, 2019

    • Pascal's 40th Anniversary Car Show and Celebration Time: 10:00a - 2:00p Location: Pascal Senior Activity Center 125 Dorsey Road Glen Burnie, MD 21061 Details:

      We’ll be ringing in Pascal’s 40th year with a grand celebration to include : 

      • Car Show
      • Fall plant and flower sale
      • DJ Rod Clark
      • Art Raffle and Sale
      • Chinese Auction
      • Jewelry By Diane
      • A Special Lunch
      • Pizza Combo special sale
      • Local Vendors (Sentsy, Pampered Chef, Tastefully Simple, and more!)
      • Anniversary Tshirt sale, Cake and
      • Prizes! 
       
       
    • Shopping Trip - "Old" Walmart Time: 10:00a - 1:00p Location: Annapolis Senior Activity Center 119 S. Villa Ave., Annapolis Details: Sign up begins 10/1/19. 
       
       
    • Movie Day: A Quiet Place Time: 12:00p - 12:30p Location: South County Senior Activity Center 27 Stepneys Lane Edgewater, MD 21037 Details: In this tense chiller starring John Krasinski and Emily Blunt, the horror mounts as the Abbott family struggles to survive in a post-apocalyptic world where monstrous blind creatures use their supersensitive hearing to stalk human prey, forcing the Abbotts to live in silence.
       
       
  • Monday, October 21, 2019

    • AARP Drivers Technology Class Time: 9:30a - 11:00a Location: South County Senior Activity Center 27 Stepneys Lane Edgewater, MD 21037 Details: Technology is changing the driving experience. Smart DriverTEK™ is a brand-new, 90-minute workshop offering an interactive way to stay up to date with the latest safety technology in your current or future car. Learn all about blind-spot detection systems, front-collision warning systems and more! Sign up at the front desk for this free workshop by Wednesday, October 16.  
       
       
    • Mini Massage Time: 10:00a - 12:00p Location: Arnold Senior Activity Center 44 Church Road Arnold, MD 21012 Details: Certified Massage Therapist Bonnie Pavlek offers a tenminute back, neck and hand massage. Massages are free and are first come, first served.
       
       
    • Wal-Mart Shopping Trip Time: 10:00a - 1:00p Location: Pasadena Senior Activity Center 4103 Mountain Road Pasadena, MD 21122 Details: Groceries, beauty products, household items and spark plugs? You bet, Walmart has it all. Get all your supplies and then some at Walmart. Space is limited so please register at the front desk
       
       
    • Sewing Workshop Time: 11:00a - 2:00p Location: Arnold Senior Activity Center 44 Church Road Arnold, MD 21012 Details: n this two-week workshop, instructor, Pauline Senk, will show you how to make a simple apron with pockets. This is a great project for beginner to advanced sewers. Anyone can be successful and you can get super creative with your choice of colors and pattern with the fabrics. You will need: “It’s So Easy” McCall's Pattern 2319 and (2) yards of cotton fabric. If you are bringing your own supplies, there is no charge. To use the supplies provided by the instructor, the cost is $5.00 per person. Please sign up by 10/17/19.
       
       
    • Book Club Time: 1:00p - 2:30p Location: South County Senior Activity Center 27 Stepneys Lane Edgewater, MD 21037 Details: The book for October is Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman and November’s selection is The Library Book by Susan Orlean. All are welcome to attend.  
       
       
  • Tuesday, October 22, 2019

    • Happy Hats Wig Workshop Time: 9:30a - 11:30a Location: South County Senior Activity Center 27 Stepneys Lane Edgewater, MD 21037 Details: Happy Hats Maryland is a charity project that provides yarn wigs and character hats to pediatric oncology patients. Kay Alston from Happy Hats will lead this workshop to assemble the wigs from other materials that are made ahead of time. All materials and supplies will be provided. No skills are required. At the end of the workshop, participants will have learned some new crafting skills and had some fun with friends, and Happy Hats will have a few more wigs to donate to pediatric patients in the area. All of the hats that are made are for donation, not to be taken home. Sign up at the front desk.
       
       
    • Carfit Time: 10:00a - 2:00p Location: South County Senior Activity Center 27 Stepneys Lane Edgewater, MD 21037 Details: Older drivers can improve their own and others’ safety by ensuring their cars are properly adjusted for them. CarFit is a free educational program that offers older adults the opportunity to check how well their personal vehicles "fit" them. A team of trained technicians work with each participant to ensure they "fit" their vehicle properly for maximum comfort and safety. The CarFit check takes approximately 20 minutes. Participants will receive information and materials on resources to enhance their safety as drivers. Sign up for an appointment at the front desk. 
       
       
    • Bingo with Active Day Time: 10:30a - 11:00a Location: Annapolis Senior Activity Center 119 S. Villa Ave., Annapolis Details: Lindsay from Active Day will be hosting a bingo game. Come play for a chance to win some prizes! 
       
       
    • Purging, Discarding & Decluttering Responsibly Time: 10:30a - 12:00p Location: Catherine L. O'Malley Senior Center 1275 Odenton Road Odenton, MD 21113 (410) 222-6227 Details: Do You feel overwhelmed and unmotivated to sort and purge? Are you emotionally attached to the past and all the stuff? Are you wrapped around a mindset that you might need it in the future? If this rings any truth for you or someone you know-check this out… Sometimes all we need is a little push, company of others and a good challenge to get us started. So begins a supportive meet-up…”Purge to Move OUT and Move ON” Presented by Lynn Gardner, Realtor
       
       
    • Crafts with Scott Time: 11:00a - 1:00p Location: Arnold Senior Activity Center 44 Church Road Arnold, MD 21012 Details: Come join Scott on Tuesday mornings at 11:00 to make beautiful and creative crafts! Advanced sign-up is required so that there are enough supplies for everyone! *FEES MAY APPLY* OCTOBER 1ST, 15TH, 22ND & 29TH
       
       
  • Wednesday, October 23, 2019

    • Craft Fair Time: 9:00a - 2:00p Location: Pasadena Senior Activity Center 4103 Mountain Road Pasadena, MD 21122 Details: Will be held on October 23 & 24 at the Pasadena Senior Activity Center from 9am until 2pm. Vendors should call for more details. 410-222-0030
       
       
    • AARP Safe Driver Course Time: 9:30a - 1:30p Location: Arnold Senior Activity Center 44 Church Road Arnold, MD 21012 Details: Refresh your driving skills with AARP’s driver safety course. You will learn defensive driving techniques, proven safety strategies and new laws and rules of the road. There are no tests to pass, you simply sign up and learn. Upon completion of the course, you could receive a multi-year discount on your car insurance. Please bring your driver’s license and AARP membership card with you to class. Fee is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members, PAYABLE AT SIGN-UP. Sign up by 10/16/19.
       
       
    • ADC Services Available to Seniors Time: 10:00a - 12:00p Location: Arnold Senior Activity Center 44 Church Road Arnold, MD 21012 Details: Arundel Community Development Services, Inc. (ACDS), is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to providing affordable housing and community development services in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. Two of their programs are of special interest to our seniors. The Property Rehabilitation Program provides deferred payment/and or low interest loans to Anne Arundel County residents whose income is no greater than 80% of the area median income to make substantial repairs to their homes. Rehabilitation work can include new roofs, installing or replacing heating and violation systems, electrical and plumbing systems, and corrections to heat, safety and other code violations. The Accessibility Modification Program provides deferred payment/and or low interest loans to Anne Arundel County residents who need to make accessibility modification to their home to accommodate a disabled family member Come and learn how these programs can work for you.
       
       
    • Cheers to 40 Years! Time: 12:00p - 2:00p Location: South County Senior Activity Center 27 Stepneys Lane Edgewater, MD 21037 Details:

      South County Senior Center celebrates 40 years of operation serving Anne Arundel County residents this year. What began as “The Forever Young Club” in Shady Side in the late 1960’s officially became the South County Senior Center in 1979. Located at the Lula Scott Community Center in Shady Side, the center operated under the auspices of the Anne Arundel County Office on Aging. The center eventually outgrew this location and in the fall of 1991, a brand new center opened in our present location, operated by the now Department of Aging. We continue to grow; offering over 90 ongoing classes for Fall 2019, in addition to special programs, Nutrition Program lunches, Department of Aging and Disabilities services, volunteer opportunities, and so much more! So cheers to 40 years, and here’s to many more! As a special gift, the first 300 people to come to the center today will get a FREE commemorative 40th Anniversary t-shirt!  

      Lunch will be served, followed by entertainment by Ray Apollo. Lunch will be catered by Lighthouse Bistro and is sponsored by the Senior Nutrition Program. There is no cost; donations to the Nutrition Program are encouraged. Menu is: Bistro Salad, Choice of Tarragon Salmon with Roasted Asparagus OR Grilled Chicken Breasts with Tomato Vinaigrette, Layered Potato with Gruyere, Caramelized Shallots & Leeks, Sautéed Haricot Vert, Grilled Vegetables, Rolls & Butter, Drinks and Dessert. Sign up at the front desk by Wednesday, October 16.

       
       
    • Pascal Go-Getters Time: 12:30p - 1:00p Location: Annapolis Senior Activity Center 119 S. Villa Ave., Annapolis Details: Come and enjoy this fun group from Pascal Senior Center as they put on a great performance!
       
       
  • Thursday, October 24, 2019

    • Craft Fair Time: All Day Location: Pasadena Senior Activity Center 4103 Mountain Road Pasadena, MD 21122 Details: The 2019 Pasadena Senior Activity Center Craft Fair will be held on Wednesday, October 23 and 24, 2019. If you are interested in selling your goods and wares please stop by the center for a vendor application and price information sheet.
       
       
    • Craft Fair Time: 9:00a - 2:00p Location: Pasadena Senior Activity Center 4103 Mountain Road Pasadena, MD 21122 Details: Will be held on October 23 & 24 at the Pasadena Senior Activity Center from 9am until 2pm. Vendors should call for more details. 410-222-0030
       
       
    • Shopping Trip - "Super" Walmart Time: 10:00a - 1:00p Location: Annapolis Senior Activity Center 119 S. Villa Ave., Annapolis Details: Sign up begins 10/1/19. 
       
       
    • Retro Rockets Time: 12:30p - 1:00p Location: Pascal Senior Activity Center 125 Dorsey Road Glen Burnie, MD 21061 Details: - Performing on Thursday, October 24, at 12:30, this duo will be bringing back memories from poodle skirts, drive–in movies, discos, and sock hops. Specializing in the hits of the 40’s, 50’s,60’s and beyond to bring the kind of music that can be enjoyed by all! 
       
       
  • Friday, October 25, 2019

    • Cake Decorating with Diane Time: 10:30a - 11:00a Location: Annapolis Senior Activity Center 119 S. Villa Ave., Annapolis Details: Join Diane Gilligan as she teaches icing basics, including making borders and flowers. Sign up begins 10/1/19.
       
       
    • Van Trip - Olive Garden Time: 11:00a - 1:30p Location: South County Senior Activity Center 27 Stepneys Lane Edgewater, MD 21037 Details: Transportation will be arranged to take members to the Olive Garden at Arundel Mills. Space on the van is limited. Trip is subject to cancellation depending on availability of transportation. Sign up for this trip begins on Tuesday, October 1. A $5.00 fee is due at sign up to reserve your spot on the van. Money will be refunded on the day of the trip to participants who attend. Money will be forfeited for all cancellations and no-shows. Sign up by Friday, October 18. 
       
       
    • Friday Movie - Holmes and Watson Time: 12:15p - 2:45p Location: Pascal Senior Activity Center 125 Dorsey Road Glen Burnie, MD 21061 Details: Detective Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson join forces to investigate a mysterious murder at Buckingham Palace. It seems like an open-and-shut case as all signs point to Professor James Moriarty, the criminal mastermind and longtime nemesis of the crime-solving duo. When new twists and clues begin to emerge, the world's greatest sleuth and his trusted assistant must now use their legendary wits and ingenious methods to catch the killer before the queen becomes the next victim.
       
       
  • Monday, October 28, 2019

    • Estate Planning Workshop Time: 10:00a - 12:00p Location: Arnold Senior Activity Center 44 Church Road Arnold, MD 21012 Details: The topic of this seminar will be an overview of estate and disability planning and why it is important for you and your family. The presenter will discuss the various ways assets pass upon death, the difference between a Last Will and Testament and a Revocable Living Trust, and the importance of a Durable Financial Power of Attorney as well as a Health Care Power of Attorney and Living Will. The probate process in Maryland and estate planning pitfalls to avoid will be discussed. The presentation will be followed by a brief question and answer session. The presentation will be given on behalf of the Financial Education Foundation of Anne Arundel County, a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to providing trustworthy financial education to the Anne Arundel Community.
       
       
    • Deliciously Nutritious Time: 1:00p - 3:00p Location: South County Senior Activity Center 27 Stepneys Lane Edgewater, MD 21037 Details: When we think of fall, we naturally think of pumpkin— pumpkin pie and pumpkin spice lattes—but did you know pumpkin is good for your health? Pumpkin has many uses; in this fun-filled, delicious class we are going to learn how to use pumpkin in sweet, savory and healthy recipes. On the menu: Pumpkin Soup, Healthy Pumpkin Milkshakes and No Bake Pumpkin Spice Granola bars.
       
       
  • Tuesday, October 29, 2019

    • Bakers Needed Time: All Day Location: Annapolis Senior Activity Center 119 S. Villa Ave., Annapolis Details: Donated baked goods will be needed for the two Bake Sales scheduled on October 29th and December 3rd.
       
       
    • Crafts with Scott Time: 11:00a - 1:00p Location: Arnold Senior Activity Center 44 Church Road Arnold, MD 21012 Details: Come join Scott on Tuesday mornings at 11:00 to make beautiful and creative crafts! Advanced sign-up is required so that there are enough supplies for everyone! *FEES MAY APPLY* OCTOBER 1ST, 15TH, 22ND & 29TH
       
       
  • Wednesday, October 30, 2019

    • Flea Market Time: 10:30a - 3:30p Location: Annapolis Senior Activity Center 119 S. Villa Ave., Annapolis Details: Come out and support your center by checking out what the flea market has to offer. You never know what you may find. 
       
       
    • Halloween Party Time: 10:30a - 11:00a Location: Annapolis Senior Activity Center 119 S. Villa Ave., Annapolis Details: Celebrate this Halloween with us by coming to the center in costume! Grandchildren are welcome to attend a Halloween parade and trick-or-treating. Light refreshments will be served. Entertainment provided by Charles Taylor and the Availables starting at 12:30 p.m.
       
       
    • Pascal Go Getters Time: 12:30p - 1:30p Location: Pasadena Senior Activity Center 4103 Mountain Road Pasadena, MD 21122 Details: Nothing is better than the Pascal Go Getters! Here to perform, their fantastic choral melodies with songs ranging from classic to contemporary. 
       
       
  • Thursday, October 31, 2019

    • Holiday Spooktacular! Time: All Day Location: Arnold Senior Activity Center 44 Church Road Arnold, MD 21012 Details: Come and enjoy a spooktacular time with us as we celebrate the upcoming haunted holiday! We will have games, trivia, great prizes, music and frightfully delicious treats! And then, at 12:20, settle in to watch the “Beetlejuice” movie, where the spirits of a deceased couple are harassed by an unbearable family that has moved into their home, and hire a malicious spirit to drive them out! 
       
       
    • Movie Day: Little Shop of Horrors Time: 10:00a - 10:30a Location: South County Senior Activity Center 27 Stepneys Lane Edgewater, MD 21037 Details: Plant yourself in front of the big screen and veg out with Frank Oz's horticultural horror flick. Gawky Seymour Krelborn, looking for a way to save his job in a ramshackle, skid row flower shop, purchases a curious exotic plant hoping it will make business bloom—and it does. There's just one problem: the little creeper possesses a rapacious appetite for fresh human plasma and it's mushrooming out of control! Popcorn and treats will be served. Everyone is welcome to wear a costume today!  
       
       
    • Halloween Costume Contest Time: 12:30p - 1:30p Location: Pasadena Senior Activity Center 4103 Mountain Road Pasadena, MD 21122 Details: Categories include: Most original, spookiest, cutest and funniest. Participants should be at the center by noon to register. Prizes will be awarded by our ghostly board.
       
       
    • Reflexology Appointments Time: 1:00p - 1:30p Location: Arnold Senior Activity Center 44 Church Road Arnold, MD 21012 Details: Reflexology is the technique of manipulating reflex points that correspond to specific organs and body parts found within the feet and hands. Pressure applied to the foot is believed to bring relaxation and healing to the corresponding areas of the body. Kim Murphy is a seasoned Reflexologist and Yoga Therapy trainer. She will be taking FREE, individual appointments for the last Thursday of each month, at 1:00 pm, in 15 minute increments. This is popular, so SIGN UP NOW!