Hancock County Senior Services announces events

NEW CUMBERLAND – The Hancock County Senior Services has announced the winners of the third annual photo contest.

Patty Beagle of New Cumberland received the best of show.

In the landscape category, Beagle received first place; Kathy Anderson, second; and David Anderson, third. In the black and white category, Skip Janke received first place; Donna Hudok, second; and Janke, third. In the people category, Susan Bennett received first place; and Frances Veal, both second and third. In the nature category, David Anderson received first place; Donna Stevens, second; and Ruth Ann Fouty, third.

Upcoming activities includes:

11:30 a.m., crafting; 1 p.m., line dancing; and 1 p.m, Panhandle Piecemakers, Mondays.

1 p.m. Tuesday, book club.

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays, bingo. A 15-face packet is $15 and a six-face packet is $6. Out-of-packet specials are $1 each or six for $5.

1 p.m. Aug. 7, Shutter Bugs photography club.

9 a.m. Aug. 11, Breakfast for Billiards.

1 p.m. Aug. 14 and 28, Wii Bowling tournament.

1 p.m. Aug. 14, card-making classes. The group creates two make-and-take greeting cards. The cost is $3 per person; all supplies are included.

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 16, trash and treasure sale. Spots are available for $5 each. Sandwiches and refreshments will be sold. Call (304) 564-3801.

9 a.m. Sept. 17-18, AARP driver safety course. call (304) 564-3801 or (304) 387-1036 to register.

Four Wal-Mart day trips will be held in August. The Steubenville, Ohio, Wal-Mart will be visited Aug. 15 and 29. The Calcutta, Ohio, Wal-Mart will be visited Aug. 8 and 22. Purchases must fit into two large cloth shopping bags. Reserve a seat by calling (304) 564-3801.

Regular exercise programs include:

9:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, senior yoga. The class teachers relaxation, exercise, breathing and meditation. Free.

10:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, Everybody’s Arthritis Fitness. Class includes range of motion, cardio, strengthening and balance drills. Free.

9:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Walk with Ease. Thirty minutes of walking accompanied by music. Free.

10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, arthritis Tai Chi. The joint-safe program reduces pain and stiffness and improves flexibility and muscle strength. Free.

5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Zumba. Cost is $5 for those aged 18 to 60 and $3 for those older than 60.

11 a.m. Wednesday, Tai Chi. Frank Lewis teaches. Cost is $3 for all participants.

5:45 p.m., Wednesdays, Tae Bo. Class incorporates martial arts techniques. Cost is $3 for all participants.

The Health Lifestyle Habits support group meets at 11 a.m. Thursdays. Group helps members lose, maintain or gain weight, reduce stress, develop strength and flexibility and exercise.

The sandwich and salad bar is available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday. The cost is $4 for a sandwich, salad, beverage and dessert.

The cost is $3 for either sandwich or salad.

For information, call the senior center at (304) 564-3801.