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Spring into fitness, check out new LOACC fitness room

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by: SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Check out the grand opening of the new fitness room Jan. 17 from 4 to 6 p.m.It’s the start of a new year and time to think about getting back into shape after the holidays. Our fitness room at the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center will be having its grand opening Jan. 17 from 4 to 6 p.m. Door prizes and light refreshments will be offered.

Come to the party to check out our newest addition to the center. The space is designed to complement our array of classes and independent or drop-in use. Center membership and orientation is required to access the room and equipment. Contact the front desk for a orientation schedule.

Friday, Jan. 4 — Blood pressure checks will be done at the center from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Checks are free of charge, donations are accepted. Join us for lunch served by Lake Bible Church. The lunch includes spinach salad, barbecued pork with baked beans, peas, baked bread and cranberry coconut cookies for dessert. Suggested donation for those 60 and over is $4; $5 for those under 60. Lunch is served promptly at noon. Call 503-635-3758 for a reservation. The MAC user group meets from 12:30 to 2 p.m. in the Alder room.

Monday, Jan. 7 — The computer user group meets Mondays from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Contact the center for more information. Monday’s lunch will be served by Our Lady of the Lake Church members and will include salad with Caesar dressing, tuna melt on an English muffin, potato wedges, green beans and peanut butter fudge for dessert.

Thursday, Jan. 8 — The Happy Hikers group meets Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays at 9:15 a.m. to explore the trails of Tryon Creek State Natural Area, Foothills, Willamette Park and more. The carpool or caravan will leave from the LOACC east parking lot. The Saturday morning group meets at George Rogers Park Lower at 9:30 a.m. 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 Tuesdays and Thursdays. Contact Human Services Supervisor Berta Derman at 503-635-3758 to register for the program.

AARP Safe Driving Course begins at 12:30 p.m. and wraps up on Thursday at the West End Building. This two day 8 hour course covers the essentials of driving and is a great refresher course to help refine existing skills. Cost is $12 for AARP members or $14 for non-members. The mental illness family support group meets from 2 to 3:30 p.m. in the Cedar room. This group is open to anyone caring for someone with a mental illness.

Wednesday, Jan. 9 — Today we will be serving vinegared cucumbers, curried chicken with steamed rice, broccoli and carrots, wheat bread and walnut tea cookies for dessert. Lunch will be served by Lake Grove Garden Club. Suggested donation for those 60 and over is $4; $5 for those under 60. Seating opens at 11:30 a.m. and lunch is served promptly at noon. Call 503-635-3758 and let us know if you would like to join us. The weekly supervised computer lab runs from 12:30 to 2 p.m. in the Alder room. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Today we offer the class, “Get Smart About Organizing” from 10 to 11:30 a.m. January is National Get Organized Month. Certified Professional Organizer Missy Gerber will discuss tools and offer ideas to help you remove clutter and organize. Registration is required, but there is a no fee. Experienced pinochle players will meet from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Willow room. Call in advance to let us know you are coming so that pinochle group can coordinate play. American Mah Jongg meet from 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays in the Birch room at no cost. This group is for experienced players.

Thursday, Jan. 10 — 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. New participants always welcome. Join us for a game of Scrabble from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Willow room. Games are led by Ruth Hamilton and drop-ins always 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 Tuesdays and Thursdays. Human Services Supervisor Berta Derman at 503-635-3758 to register for the program.



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