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Become an expert on living well

Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - September is National Senior Center Month. The Lake Oswego Adult Community Center has three contests going to celebrate.

It is National Senior Center Month and to show how seniors are experts at living well we had three contests. The first contest was to write your secret to living well, and we have posted the responses around the building.

One of the other contests was a pedometer challenge: See who can record the most steps from Sept. 2 to 25, available to the first 100 participants.

You might still be able to enter; call the center to find out.

The final contest is a scavenger hunt. There is a list of 25 items or questions that need to be found or answered by Sept. 25.

All contests are open to members, and we will have party at 5 p.m. Sept. 30 to celebrate National Senior Center Month during which we will announce the winners.

Everyone is invited, and snacks, cake and punch will be served.

Music will be provided by Tom Stroud and Company.

Call 503-635-3758 to register for classes, events and make lunch reservations. The LOACC is located at 505 G. Ave.

Lunch is served from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at a suggested donation of $4 for those 60 and over and $5 for everyone else.

Here are some of the activities coming up at LOACC in the coming week:

Friday, Sept. 5

Lunch is chicken teriyaki, steamed rice, broccoli and a cranberry coconut cookie served by the Lake Bible Church. The Woodman Chronicles are back! The movie today is “Whistling in the Dark,” circa 1941, a comedy/mystery staring Red Skelton, Conrad Veidt and Ann Rutherford starting at 1 p.m. Also at 1 p.m. Mac User Group, it is free and a great place to learn more about your Apple product.

Monday, Sept. 8

ACC Learning Group at 9:30 a.m., Sandra Wagner, CPA, will lead a discussion on Family Financial Planning. Lunch is served by New Seasons Market. Menu is pork with cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes and apple spice cake for dessert.

Tuesday, Sept. 9

It is not too late to sign up for our fall term classes and activities. Boot camp is back, a great class to burn off calories every Tuesday and Thursday. And don’t forget about Massage by Michelle, call for an appointment.

Wednesday, Sept. 10

The Lake Grove Garden Club is serving a perfectly cooked cod with rice pilaf and lemon bars for dessert. At 1 p.m. supervised lab will be in the Alder room, a great place to bring your computer questions to our local experts for free.

Coming up

We are offering a series of seminars called “Adult Center Academy” from 10 to 11:30 a.m. for the next three Saturdays. All topics are thoughtful conversations of interest to those 50-plus. Hosted by Richard Canaday. Cost is $5 for members and $10 of all others.

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