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Fitness center open for members use

by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Members of the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center can use the fitness center during the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday.

It’s the start of a new year and time to think about getting back into shape after the holidays. The fitness room at the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center is open from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Designed to complement the wide variety of fitness classes offered at the center, the state-of-the-art fitness room is designed for independent and drop-in use. Membership and orientation is required to access the machines. Contact the center for more information at 503-635-3758.

Also call to register for other classes and make lunch reservations. Lunch is served from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at a suggested donation of $4 for those 60 and older; all others pay $5.

Here’s what is on tap at the LOACC in the coming week:

Friday, Jan. 10

Quilters in Stitches, the center’s quilting group, meets from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., working cooperatively on various quilting projects. Anyone interested in quilting is welcome to join the group. Lunch is served by Lake Oswego Rotary volunteers; the entrée is beef lasagna. After lunch, join us at 1 p.m. for Woodman Chronicles, hosted by Frank Woodman. This week’s movie is “Lassie Come Home” (1943).

Monday, Jan. 13

The computer users group meets from 9:30 to 11 a.m., contact the center for information on weekly topics and presenters. LO Weekly Walkers meet at 9:15 a.m. in the lobby prior to departure. Contact Krstl Robbins at 503-635-0041 for more information. Lunch entrée will be chicken paprikash served by New Seasons Market volunteers. Play competitive duplicate bridge from 1 to 4 p.m. Contact Jeanette Roberts at 503-620-5036 for more information. No cost but ACC membership required. The mixed media group meets from 1 to 3 p.m. Bring a project of your choice to work on in a supportive and social setting.

Tuesday, Jan. 14

Prearranged bridge meets from noon to 3 p.m. for open play. Contact Sharon Paz at 503-636-9757. No cost but ACC membership required.

Wednesday, Jan. 15

Join us for lunch served by United Methodist Church volunteers. Entrée is shrimp and peppers in an Alfredo sauce. The weekly supervised computer lab runs from 1 to 2:30 p.m. No cost or registration required. From 1 to 3 p.m. experienced pinochle players meet in the Willow Room. Please call in advance to let us know you are coming so the group can coordinate play. Play American mahjong from 1 to 4 p.m.; no cost or preregistration required. This group is for experienced players; call the center for more information.

Thursday, Jan. 16

The Creative Hands group meets from 9:30 a.m. to noon to work on handicraft projects that are given to various nonprofit charities in the community. Projects are made from donated materials. Newcomers always welcome. 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. No cost, membership required.

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