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by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Seniors will enjoy a luncheon tea with a tiered tray filled with homemade scones, sandwiches and desserts in the tea room. Join the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center on Tuesday, Oct. 9, as we take a trip to historical West Linn and visit the Lavender Bleu Gift Shop and Tea Room. Opened in 2009, this hidden secret is the ideal location to enjoy a luncheon tea with a tiered tray filled with homemade scones, sandwiches and desserts.

There will also be time to browse in their gift shop. Our van leaves at 11 a.m. and cost for this excursion is $33 for members and $49.50 for all others.

The cost includes transportation, tea package and gratuity. For more information and registration contact the center at 503-635-3758.

Friday, Sept. 28

In stitches, the center’s quilting group, will meet from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. downstairs in the Birch room. The group will work comparatively on various quilting projects. Walk-ins welcome.

Join us for lunch served by Lake Oswego Fire Department and Etal. The menu includes tossed salad, barbecue pork with baked beans, broccoli, wheat rolls and sherbet served for dessert. Lunch is a suggested donation of $4 for those 60 and better; all others cost is $5.

Monday, Oct. 1

The computer users’ group meets in the Alder room from 9:30 to 11 a.m. to discuss various topics on what’s happening in the computer world. Our Lady of the Lake Church serves lunch at noon which will include Caesar salad, beef stew with potatoes, carrots and mushrooms, freshly baked dinner rolls and peanut butter cookies for dessert. Suggested donation for those 60 and over is $4; $5 for those under 60.

Lunch and shop begins at 1 p.m. Join others as center driver Jim Liu takes participants to Safeway for an hour of grocery shopping. Call the center on or before Monday to sign up. Duplicate bridge meets from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Alder room to play competitive bridge. Contact Jeanette Roberts at 503-620-5036. Cost is $1 per person at the door and membership is required.

Tuesday, Oct. 2

The happy hikers group meets on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 9:15 a.m. to explore the trails of Tryon Creek State Natural Area and a number of other local trails. The group also meets on Saturdays at George Rogers Park. The Lake Oswego respite-program begins at 11:30 a.m. in the Acorn room. The program costs $30 per participant each day, and is held both Tuesday and Thursday on an ongoing basis. Contact Human Services Supervisor Berta Derman at 503-635-3758 to register for the program.

Pre-arranged bridge meets from noon to 3 p.m. in the Dogwood room for open play. Contact Sharon Paz at 503- 636-9757. There is no cost and membership is required.

Wednesday, Oct. 3

The widowed support group meets today in the Cedar room beginning at 10 a.m.

Expect to be greeted with acceptance and understanding by the men and women in this group. No fee, walk-ins welcome.

The Lake Oswego Economic and Capital Development Department serves lunch at noon, which incldues spinach salad, chicken schnitzel with steamed potatoes and braised cabbage, rye rolls and black forest cake for dessert. Lunch is a suggested donation of $4 for those 60 and better; all others cost is $5. Call 503-635-3758 if you are coming.

The weekly supervised computer lab runs from 12:30 to 2 p.m. downstairs in the Alder room. Everyone is welcome.

Weekly current events with the Senior Studies Institute meets at the West End Building from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. The cost is an annual membership to SSI for $30; you may attend two sessions before you must join. Engage with others in discussions on various topics and current events.

Experienced Pinochle players meet from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Willow room. Call in advance so that the group can coordinate play. American Mah Jongg meets and plays between 1 and 4 p.m. in the Birch room at no cost. This group is for experienced players.

Thursday, Oct. 4

Creative hands meets in the Dogwood room from 9:30 a.m. to noon to work on handicraft projects benefiting various charities in the community. Come and join us. Join us for a game of Scrabble from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Willow room. Drop-ins welcome.

The Lake Oswego respite program begins at 11:30 a.m. in the Acorn room. The program costs $30 per participant each day and is held both Tuesday and Thursday on an ongoing basis.

Contact Social Services Supervisor Berta Derman at 503-635-3758 to register for the program. Thursday bridge and social group meets from noon to 3 p.m. in the Birch room for open play.

Contact Jeanne Fox at 503-344-6941.There is no cost and membership required.