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Prime Events

August 13, 2014

By Cindy Holifield, The Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville

Aug. 13--TUESDAY

Alzheimer's Workshop, breakfast at Beach Museum field trip, 9 a.m., Bennie Furlong Beaches Senior Center, 281 19th Ave. S., Jacksonville Beach. (904) 241-3796.

Health Education presentation, 9 a.m., C. T. Joseph Senior Center, 6943 Buffalo Ave. (904) 768-4762.

Jon Vredenburg, sports nutritionist and dietician, 9 a.m., Hammond Senior Center, 3312 W. 12th St. (904) 786-8554.

Fundraising Breakfast, presented by the Site Council, 9-10 a.m., J. S. Johnson Senior Center, 1112 Jackson St. (904) 630-0948.

Hospice Care, 9 a.m., Hammond Senior Center, 3312 W. 12th St. Features David Kee from Vitas. (904) 786-8554.

Hearing Tests, 9-10:30 a.m., Mandarin Senior Center, 3848 Hartley Road. (904) 262-7309.

Hearing Screening, presented by chief audiologist LaTalla S. McCoy, 10 a.m., Wallace Small Senior Center, 1083 Line St. (904) 630-0724.

Bible Study, 10 a.m., Lincoln Villa Senior Center, 7866 New Kings Road. (904) 765-2654.

Medicare Information, presented by WellCare, 10 a.m., Oceanway Senior Center, 12215 Sago Ave. (904) 696-4331.

Wii Bowling Tournament against Mandarin Senior Center, 10:30 a.m., Jim Fortuna Senior Center, 11751 McCormick Road. (904) 996-0211.

Cooking Demonstration with Jon Vredenburg, sports nutritionist and dietician, 11:30 a.m., Riverview Senior Center, 9620 Water St. (904) 765-7511.

"I Scream for Ice Cream" Social, 12:30 p.m., Moncrief Senior Center, 5713 Teeler Ave. (904) 764-0330.

AARP Driver Safety Courses, registration, 1:15 p.m. Tuesday; classes, 1:30-4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday, Mandarin Library, 3330 Kori Road. Both days must be attended for certification. $15 members, $20 nonmembers; bring check to first day of class payable directly to AARP. Reservations required in advance. Mark Laszlo, (904) 534-9928.

Team Trivia with CarePlus, 2:30 p.m., Mary L. Singleton Senior Center, 150 E. First St. (904) 630-0995.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 20

AARP Driver Safety Courses, registration, 8:45 a.m. Wednesday; classes, 9 a.m. Wednesday-Thursday; Fleet Landing Retirement Village, 1 Fleet Landing Blvd., Atlantic Beach. Both days must be attended for certification. Reservations required in advance. (904) 246-9900.

"Fun and Dance," presented by the Sophisticated Gents, 10 a.m., Mary L. Singleton Senior Center, 150 E. First St. (904) 630-0995.

Learning for Living, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Longbranch Senior Center, 4110 Franklin St. (904) 630-0893.

Cake Walk, 11 a.m., Leroy D. Clemons Senior Center, 55 N. Jackson Ave. (904) 693-4918.

"Books on Tape," presented by Scott Adams of the Jacksonville Public Library, 11 a.m., Lane Wiley Senior Center, 6710 Wiley Road. (904) 783-6589.

Health and Percussion Rhythm Clinic, presented by Marilyn Wilson, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., The Players Community Senior Center, 175 Landrum Lane, Ponte Vedra Beach. Features interactive hand-drumming to discover the universal healing and communication qualities drumming has for connecting people with their natural rhythm. Program followed by lunch. $3. (904) 280-3233.

Ice Cream Social, 12:30 p.m., Louis Dinah Senior Center, 1805 Flag St. (904) 630-0728.

Movie, 2 p.m., Hammond Senior Center, 3312 W. 12th St. Features David Kee from Vitas. Includes popcorn. (904) 786-8554.

THURSDAY, AUG. 21

Basic Computer Class, 10 a.m., Lincoln Villa Senior Center, 7866 New Kings Road. (904) 765-2654.

Aging and Isolation, presented by the Family Foundation, 10:30 a.m., Mary L. Singleton Senior Center, 150 E. First St. (904) 630-0995.

Voices of the First Coast, presented by Eva Newton from the Jacksonville Public Library, 10:30 a.m., Leroy D. Clemons Senior Center, 55 N. Jackson Ave. (904) 693-4918.

Current Events discussion, 11 a.m., Riverview Senior Center, 9620 Water St. Bring a newspaper. (904) 765-7511.

Movie, 1 p.m., Wallace Small Senior Center, 1083 Line St. Includes popcorn. (904) 630-0724.

Movie, 1 p.m., Longbranch Senior Center, 4110 Franklin St. Includes ice cream. (904) 630-0893.

Hearing Loss and Its Effect on Your Health, presented by NaTalla McCoy of the McCoy Institute, 11 a.m., Lane Wiley Senior Center, 6710 Wiley Road. (904) 783-6589.

Movie, 2 p.m., Frances Padgett Arlington Senior Center, 1078 Rogero Road. Includes popcorn. (904) 723-6142.

Ballroom Dancing, free lessons 6:30-7:30 p.m., dance 7:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays, Mandarin Senior Center, 3848 Hartley Road. Includes a three-piece band and a light supper; dancing optional. $5. (904) 260-8061.

FRIDAY, AUG. 22

Movie, 10 a.m., Riverview Senior Center, 9620 Water St. Includes popcorn. (904) 765-7511.

Boards and Brunch Game, 10 a.m., Bennie Furlong Beaches Senior Center, 281 19th Ave. S., Jacksonville Beach. (904) 241-3796.

Birthday Celebration for all those with August birthdays, 10 a.m., Oceanway Senior Center, 12215 Sago Ave. (904) 696-4331.

Field Trip Birthday Celebration, 10:30 a.m., Louis Dinah Senior Center, 1805 Flag St. (904) 630-0728.

Exercise Class, presented by Jon Vredenburg, sports nutritionist and dietician, 10:30 a.m., Maxville Senior Center, 18065 Pennsylvania Ave. (904) 289-7157.

Line Dancing Class, led by a professional instructor, 11 a.m. Fridays through Oct. 3, The Life Center, Riverside Park United Methodist Church, 819 Park St.$20. Registration, (904) 356-1423.

Ballroom Dancing, 6 p.m., Jim Fortuna Senior Center, 11751 McCormick Road. Bring a snack to share. (904) 996-0211.

Dance and Social Night, 6-9 p.m., Lane Wiley Senior Center, 6710 Wiley Road. (904) 783-6589.

Dance, 7 p.m., Riverview Senior Center, 9620 Water St.$5. (904) 765-7511.

SATURDAY, AUG. 23

Seniors Strut on the Runway, 5 p.m., Prime Osborn Convention Center, 1000 Water St. Features senior citizen models, age 55-89, from Jacksonville and Atlanta in the "Seniors On The Runway" Fashion Show with the finest clothes, shoes, and accessories that money can buy. Includes five scenes, a live DJ, vendors and exhibitors. All ages welcome. $20 in advance, $25 at the door. (904) 962-1390, jaxevents.com or email carriethamilton@hotmail.com.

MONDAY, AUG. 25

AARP Driver Safety Courses, registration 8:45 a.m., class 9 a.m., St. Catherine's Catholic Church, 1649 Kingsley Ave., Orange Park. Bring a stamped, self-addressed envelope and a sack lunch; coffee and ice water provided. Reservations required in advance. (904) 298-2766.

What You Should Know About Diabetes and Hypertension, 11 a.m., Bennie Furlong Beaches Senior Center, 281 19th Ave. S., Jacksonville Beach. (904) 241-3796.

Blood Pressure Checks, 11 a.m., Leroy D. Clemons Senior Center, 55 N. Jackson Ave. (904) 693-4918.

Brain Games by Vitas, 11 a.m., Mandarin Senior Center, 3848 Hartley Road. (904) 262-7309.

Movie, 12:30 p.m., Louis Dinah Senior Center, 1805 Flag St. Includes popcorn. (904) 630-0728.

Ballroom Dancing, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Mondays, Orange Park Senior Center, 414 Stowe Ave. Includes a three-piece band and a light supper; dancing optional. $5. (904) 260-8061.

For a list of all senior centers and their activities, go to coj.net, search community and senior centers, then click on the link.

Fax to (904) 359-4478 or email events@jacksonville.com. Complete listing at jacksonville.com/calendars. To put your event in the free online calendar, go to events.jacksonville.com.

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