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SEP 2018SENIOR ACTIVITIES21CELEBRATING WITH 500 SENIORS AT THE FAIRBy: Sherii Sherban, PublisherSenior Day at the Calhoun County Fair is all about making it a special day for area seniors. Nearly 500 came to enjoy the day with us. Many thanks to all that helped to make this a memorable day under the big top for all who attended. It would not have been as amazing without you!Our day began with coffee and donuts. We enjoyed music and singing, lots of bingo, lunch, ice cream, and the announcement of the senior court, including the 2018 senior king and queen. The king and queen received sashes and flowers as part of this special achievement. Winners were identified based on being the oldest man and woman at the fair on Senior Day.Congratulations to our Senior King Jimmy Hall (96) and our Senior Queen Ellen Goodwill (111). Ellen has worn the sash home for several years in a row now. Wow.Many hands make light work, and we could not have done it without the many volunteers joining the event spon- sors Senior Times and Calhoun County Senior Services. Additional sponsors CareWell Services SW, Walgreens, Sweetwater Donuts, and Airway Oxygen joined us to help make sure everyone was fed and well-hydrated.Thank you to all who came to volunteer and makethe day extra special including Senior Times and Scene Magazine staff, Senior Services staff and Senior Millage Allocation Committee members. Individuals representing many local facilities and organizations included BC Hearing, Walgreens, CareWell Services, Ganton Senior Communities, Maplewood of Marshall, the Oaks, NorthPointe Woods, Village of Mill Creek, Senior Health Partners, Chalgian & Tripp, Senior Services of West Michigan, Airway Oxygen, Calhoun County Veterans’ Affairs Office, Great Lakes Home Care, Brookdale, CentraCare, Miles for Memories, David Gilbert, Tony Goodman, and of course Minnie Pearl, and so many more!Sending an extra thank you to our staff at Senior Times and Scene Magazine. They, along with Calhoun County Senior Services staff, worked really hard on planning this year’s event! You rock Patricia Fosdick, Sally Goss, Cyd Deane, Christyn McCleary, and Connie Skidmore. Thank you leaps and bounds for all you do every day!Back row: Karla Fales, CEO, CareWell Services SW, Helen Guzzo, Manager, Calhoun County Senior Services, Sherii Sherban, Publisher, Senior Times of South Central Michigan. Front row: Senior Queen Ellen Goodwill (111) and Senior King Jimmy Hall (96).Happy Labor DayHERITAGE COMMONS SENIOR ENRICHMENT CENTER Phone: (269) 558-615013444 Preston Dr, Marshall, MI 49068* Denotes Member Only Activities **Call to Reserve Cong. LunchesWEEKLY ACTIVITIESMONDAYS• Game Day*, 10am• Advanced Exercise, 10:30am • Bingo*, 1pmTUESDAYS• Strong Bones, 10:30am• Congregate Lunch, 12-1pm • Euchre*, 6-8pm• YogaWEDNESDAYS• Euchre*, 10am• Lunch and Learn, 12-1pm5- Oaklawn- Men’s Health12- Role of Women in WW219- Habitat for Humanity/Ramps 26-State Attny. Gen. ID TheftTHURSDAYS• Strong Bones, 10:30am• Congregate Lunch, 12-1pmDAILY ACTIVITIESMONDAY, 3• CLOSED- Labor DayTHURSDAY, 6• SMAC 8-9AMFRIDAY, 7• Exercise for All, 1:30pmMONDAY, 10• Crafts, 2:30pmWEDNESDAY, 12• Alzheminer’s Assoc. Caregiver Group, 4-5pmMONDAY, 17• Maline’s Soup, 12-1pm• Tea Towel Stamping*, 2:30pmWEDNESDAY, 19• Caregiver AMP, 2-4pmTHURSDAY, 20• Exercise for All, 1:30pmMONDAY, 24• Soup Day, 12-1pm• Bring your own iten: stamping, 2:30WEDNESDAY, 26• Caregiver AMP, 2-4pmTHURSDAY, 27• Exercise for All, 1:30pmSPRING ARBOR SENIOR CENTERPhone: (517) 750-1010122 Starr Street, Spring Arbor, MI 49283ART CENTEROF BATTLE CREEKPhone: (269) 962-9511265 E Emmett St, Battle Creek, MI 49017 www.artcenterofbattlecreek.orgLIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTEPhone: (269) 965-4134450 North Avenue Battle Creek, MI 49017COMMUNITY EVENTSMONDAYS• Yoga, Jackson District Library:Meijer Branch, Jackson, 9:30-10:30am, (517) 788-4480,• Pool Time, Browne Aquatic Center, Coldwater, 11-5pm, (517) 279-5920, cold-• Stitchuationists, Jackson District Library: Spring Arbor Branch, Jackson, 1-3pm, (517) 750-2030,• Yoga, Jackson District Library:Carnegie Branch, Jackson, 5:30-6:30am, (517) 788-4087.• Drop-in Tech Help, Jackson District Library- Carnegie Branch, 10-12pm, (517) 788-4087.WEDNESDAYS• Farmer’s Market, Festival Market Square, Battle Creek, 9-1pm, battlecreekfarmers-• Yoga, Jackson District Library- Meijer Branch, 9:30-10:30am, (517) 788-4480.• Yoga, Jackson District Library- Concord Branch, 10-11am, (517) 905-1379.• Pool Time, Browne Aquatic Center, Coldwater, 11-6:30pm, (517) 279-5920,• Book Group, Jackson District Library- Meijer Branch, 10-11:30am,(517) 788-4480.• Yoga, Jackson District Library- Meijer Branch, 8:30-9:30am, (517) 788-4480.• Sit N; Stitch, Jackson District Library- Eastern Branch, 12:30-4pm,(517) 788-4074.• Art Journaling, Jackson District Library- Spring Arbor Branch, 2-4pm,(517) 750-2030.COMMUNITY EVENTS(continued)SATURDAYS• Farmer’s Market, Festival Market Square, Battle Creek, 9-1pm, battlecreekfarmers-• Farmer’s Market, Downtown Marshall, 8-1pm,• Farmer’s Market, Corner Park, Downtown Coldwater, (517) 278-5985,• Classic Films at the Bohm, Bohm Theatre, Albion, 10am, (517) 343-2122, bohmthe- 2: Disaster, Barn Theatre, Augusta, Times Vary, (269) 731-4121, barntheatres- Oct 20: Nunsense A-Men, Cornwell’s Turkeyville, Marshall. Times Vary, (269) 781- 4293, Chief’s Challenge Alternative Triathlon,Bailey Park, Battle Creek, 9am, cerealcityath- Senior Day, Walgreens- All Locations, All-Day.5: Comedy Night, Cornwell’s Turkeyville, Marshall. 7-8:30pm, (269) 781-4293, 55th Annual Marshall Historic Home Tour, Downtown Marshall, All Day, (269) 781- 8544, Touch-A-Tractor/Grandparents Weekend, Gull Meadow Farms, Richland, 10-6pm, (269) 629-4214, www.gullmeadow- 87th Anniversary- Historic Fly & Drive In Brooks Field Aviation, Marshall, 8-12pm, (269) 348-5473, Tractor Show and Harvest Festival,Station 66, Battle Creek, 10-4pm, (269) 979- 5766, station66bc.comCOMMUNITY EVENTS(continued)8: A Salute to Military Ball, McCamly Plaza Hotel, Battle Creek, 6-11pm, (269) 962-4076, Pickers Flea Market, Festival Market Square, Downtown Battle Creek, 10-5pm, Miles for Memories Community Stroll,Wave Square, Downtown Battle Creek, 9:30- 12:30pm, (269) 979-1412 Ext 305, or MilesForMemoriesofMichigan.itsyourrace. com/register/.15: Apple Festival & Craft Show, Downtown Coldwater, 9-4pm, (517) 278-5985, www. Comedy Night from Chicago- The Second City, Franke Center for the Arts, Marshall, 8-10pm, (269) 781-0001, franke- Donut Roll “Slow Roll” Bike Ride, Dark Horse Brewing Company, Marshall, 8-12pm, (269) 781-5163, Battle of the Bags Cornhole Tournament, Bailey Park, Battle Creek, 2-6pm, (269) 966-2575, www.thearccalhoun. org.20: Bewitching Peddlers of Halloween- Craft Show, Calhoun County Fairgrounds, 10-3pm, (269) 781-8161,www.calhouncoun- Marshall Skeleton Fest & Kick-Off Party, Downtown Marshall, 2-5pm, (269) 781-5163, Fall Festival, Heritage Assisted Living Community, Battle Creek, 2-4pm, (269) 969- 4000, Chicago Blues Night, Franke Center for the Arts, Marshall, 7-10pm, (269) 781-0001, Fall Festival , Heritage Assisted Living, 2-4pm

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