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January 19, 2023



Learn more about Medicare at senior center programs

Seniors new to Medicare are welcome to learn more about the program in person from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. today at the Mason County Senior Activities Center, 190 W. Sentry Drive, Shelton.

The center also offers Zoom “Welcome to Medicare” presentations by appointment, today 10 a.m. to noon Jan. 19. To register to reserve a Zoom spot, email [email protected]

Free trauma course

Love INC of Mason County is offering a free community workshop designed to help anyone heal from trauma they have experienced in life.

It’s called Reboot Recovery and it is a 12-week faith-based, peer-led course that is also designed to help military veterans, first responders and their families heal from critical incident stress and trauma.

The course also aims to help anyone who has been traumatized by child abuse, sexual abuse, domestic violence or natural disasters.

The course will be led by Roy Harrington, a retired Army Reserve colonel, and his wife, Diane, along with Andrea Sehmel.

The course is from 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays, beginning Feb. 1 at the Mountain View Alliance Church, 314 J St. in Shelton.

For more information, call Roy Harrington at 206-817-8815 or email him at [email protected]

Soup & Song benefit

Love INC of Mason County Soup & Song Benefit Concert and Dessert Auction is set for 4:30 p.m. Feb. 4 at the Shelton Presbyterian Church, 1430 E. Shelton Springs Rd.

The event is put together by volunteers and features home-made soups, a live auction for 22 to 25 high-end desserts and a silent auction for simpler desserts like brownies. Musical entertainment will be provided by local musician Rocky Holbrook of the band Rumor 6 and harpists Emily and Ellen Hageman.

Soup & Song is a fundraiser supporting the mission of Love INC (Love in the Name of Christ) of Mason County and its 25 partner churches who work together while providing them with goods and services such as clothing, blankets, furniture, backpacks for kids, diapers, medical equipment and some financial help.

Tickets for the Soup & Song Benefit Concert and Dessert Auction are $20 and will be available at the Presbyterian church the day of the event or before by calling Love INC at 360-462-5683.

Activities center offers classes, games for seniors

The Mason County Senior Activities Center offers classes, games and other offerings at its Activities Center at 190 W. Sentry Drive, Shelton.

Monday events are cribbage and tai chi at 8:15 a.m., line dance at 9 a.m., Mexican trains at 10 a.m., lunch at noon, and intermediate pinochle and artists’ workshop at 12:30 p.m.

Tuesday events are cribbage at 8:15 a.m., Zoom and in-person yoga at 8:30 a.m., Third Tuesday yoga at 8:15 a.m., advanced line dance at 10 a.m., tai chi at 11 a.m., lunch at noon, bridge at 12:30 p.m., a movie at 1 p.m. and Zumba with Sarah at 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday’s events are cribbage, tai chi and Zoom tai chi at 8:15 a.m., line dance at 9 a.m., Mexican trains at 10 a.m., lunch at noon, intermediate pinochle at 12:30 p.m., hand and foot care at 1 p.m., and crafting with Teresa at 1 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month.

Thursday’s events are cribbage at 8:15 a.m., Zoom and in-person yoga at 8:30 a.m., E-Z Crafters, Joker’s Rule and quilting and sewing at 9 a.m., advanced line dance, Zoom tai chi and knit and chat at 10 a.m., lunch at noon, bridge at 12:30 p.m., machine knitting, mahjong and bingo at 1 p.m., and Zumba with Sarah at 5:30 p.m.

Friday’s events are cribbage and tai chi at 8:15 a.m., line dance at 9 a.m., Mexican trains and Scrabble at 10 a.m., tai chi at 10:45 a.m., lunch at 11:30 a.m., beginning pinochle at noon, chorus at 12:30 p.m., tai chi slow set at 1:30 p.m., and the Friday senior movie at 1:30 p.m.

 

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