Charles County Senior Center happenings

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27th Annual Senior Citizens Prom

 
Friday, March 9, 6-9 p.m. | Fee: FREE
Greater Waldorf Jaycees Community Center

The Charles County Association of Student Councils formed committees composed of students from each Charles County High School to plan this year’s prom.

There will be big band music, escorts, dancing, door prizes, and more. The highlight of the evening will be the crowning of the prom King and Queen!

Enjoy a light buffet catered by the
Greater Waldorf Jaycees.

Tickets are limited for this FREE event. Please stop by any senior center beginning Wednesday, Feb. 21, to pick up your tickets.
Cash Bingo Fundraiser
 
Wednesday, February 7 | 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (Snow Date: March 7)
Waldorf Senior Center | Open to the public 
This Senior Services of Charles County fundraiser offers prizes of $25, $50, and a $150 jackpot. Don’t miss the 50/50 raffle and door prizes. All proceeds directly benefit the four senior centers.
Subs from Nicks of Clinton will be available for individual purchase, or you may add chips and a cold drink … making a complete lunch package for $5/ea.
  • Admission: $20 for regular games and specials with add’l packs for $5/ea
  • Early Birds: $2 for one pack of four games
  • Cover All for $2/ea
2018 Bingo Dates
April 4, June 6, August 1, Sept. 5, Oct. 3, Nov. 7
Senior Center Events
Clark Senior Center
1210 Charles Street, La Plata, MD 20646 ||  301-934-5423 or 301-870-2015
Chronic Disease Self-Management (CDSMP)
Are you living with diabetes, pain, fatigue, heart problems, or stress/anxiety? Join a free six-week workshop designed for caregivers with chronic conditions. Sessions build upon the last as you set goals and make action plans to help improve your life. FREE box lunch. Space is limited. Call 301-609-6931 to register.
Monday, Feb. 5-March 12, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Fee: FREE
St. Clements: Small Island Great History
This peaceful island retreat was once a popular summer resort; a regular stop for steamboats running between Washington DC, Baltimore, and Norfolk; and an area in the line of fire of large naval guns. Learn the history of this Potomac River Landmark.
Tuesday, Feb. 6, 10:30 a.m.
Fee: FREE

Share Your Part of Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month join us to share your part,

 whether it be music, historic artifacts, genealogy, pictures, or anything important to you.
Thursday, Feb. 8, 10:30 a.m.
Fee: FREE
Valentine’s Day Lunch Theatre
Enjoy a delicious lunch while watching the Primetimers perform “Love in the Rockies,” a romance comedy that is sure to make you laugh and feel the love. Door prizes and bingo after the show.

Tuesday, Feb. 13 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Fee: $5 (age 60+), $8 (59/-)
Indian Head Senior Center
100 Cornwallis Square (Village Green), Indian Head, MD ||  301-743-2125

Black History Month Kick-Off
Join staff as we review the events scheduled at the center for the ASALH 2018 theme, “African Americans in Times of War.”
Thursday, Feb. 1, 11:15 a.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 6, 11:15 a.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 20, 1 p.m.
Fee: FREE
Chinese New Year Celebration
Also known as the Spring Festival, this national holiday in China is celebrated with poetry written on red paper to symbolize joy and good fortune.  This year, 2018, is the Year of the Dog. The dog represents courage, loyalty, and looking for ways to be of service to family and friends. Join us for a day of colorful celebration and good food.
Friday, Feb. 16, 10:45 a.m.
Fee: $5 (includes lunch donation)
Sponsored by the Charles County Arts Alliance, Inc.
Waldorf Senior Center
3092 Crain Hwy (Jaycees Bldg), Waldorf, MD ||  301-638-4420
Cultural Black History Celebration
The “Dynamic African Dance and Drumming Group” from The Seed School of Maryland are back! This is a high-energy event under the direction of Brother Ty. Learn about the Nguzo Saba, The Seven Principles of Kwanzaa. You may participate as much or as little as you wish, so bring your hand drums or noisemakers. Feel free to bring some short poetry to share. Sponsored in part by a grant from the Charles County Arts Alliance, Maryland State Arts Council, and the Waldorf Senior Center Council.

Thursday, Feb. 8, 10 a.m.
Fee: $3 (pay at the door)
 
I’m Sweet on You … a Valentine’s Day Party            
Vocalist-Guitarist, Ellis Woodward will get us in the mood for love. Party starts at 10:30 a.m., followed by lunch at noon prepared by the Jaycee’s chefs. Raffles and door prizes.  Menu : chicken parmesan, pasta, lemon-butter broccoli, warm bread, and raspberry brownies 
Wednesday, Feb. 14, 10:30 a.m. 
Fee: $7
Registration Deadline: Feb. 8
Sponsored by Waldorf Senior Center Council
The Great Waldorf Brownie Bake-Off
Calling all brownie bakers to enter one of two categories: chocolate brownies with nuts, or chocolate brownies without nuts.  First place prizes will be awarded based on presentation, taste, and texture. Must have at least two entries for each category to be judged.
Thursday, Feb. 22, 11 a.m.
Fee: (Tasting Fee TBD)
Registration Deadline: Feb. 20
Sponsored by Waldorf Senior Center Council
TRIPS Supported by Senior Center Councils

“Jesus” at Sight and Sound Theatre (Lancaster, PA)
Enjoy a family style lunch at Hershey’s Farm Restaurant and the memorable show, “Jesus” at the Sight & Sound Theatre. Jesus is the musical stage adventure about the most famous person to ever walk the earth, and the everyday people whose lives he changed forever.

Fee includes: deluxe bus transportation, snacks, lunch at Hershey’s Farm Restaurant, theatre tickets, taxes and tips. Cash and checks accepted, make check payable to Richard Clark Senior Council. NO REFUNDS/Can find a replacement. Departure: Richard R. Clark Senior Center.

Thursday, March 29, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
Trip Fee: $125
Deposit $50/pp due by Jan 16; Final Payment Due Feb. 16
Sponsored by RRCSC Council
Upcoming in March

Buffet Bingo
 
Tuesday, March 27 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Greater Waldorf Jaycees Community Center 
The Greater Waldorf Jaycees, in partnership with Community Services, has planned their Annual Buffet Luncheon and Bingo for the senior citizens of Charles County. Included will be a delicious cold buffet luncheon, bingo, and prizes.
The event is FREE and open to all
Charles County senior citizens,  age 60 and older.
Please make your own transportation arrangements. There are a limited number of tickets available for this FREE event. Please stop by any senior center beginning Wednesday, Feb. 28 to pick up your tickets.

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