Celebrate our senior citizens

Every Aug. 21, there are various events and actives held across the United Stated in recognition of National Senior Citizens Day.

The day was created as a day to support, honor, and show appreciation to our seniors and to recognize their achievements. Please take time to spend with seniors, and listen to their stories of wisdom and experience, and gain from their hard-earned knowledge.

For more information, call Calvert Pines Senior Center at 410-535-4606, Southern Pines Senior Center at 410-586-2748, or North Beach Senior Center at 410-257-2549.

Senior crab feast scheduled

The annual 2019 Senior Crab Feast will be held 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, at the Calvert Pines Senior Center, North Beach Senior Center and Southern Pines Senior Center.

The cost is $22 and includes food and beverages. Registration is due Monday, Aug. 12. Make checks payable to the Calvert Pines Senior Council.

For more information, call Calvert Pines Senior Center at 410-535-4606, Southern Pines Senior Center at 410-586-2748, or North Beach Senior Center at 410-257-2549.

State health insurance program assistance offered

The Calvert County Office on Aging staff will be available to provide information and assistance for Medicare beneficiaries, which include Medicare Parts A and B, Medicare Part C – Advantage plans, Medicare Part D – Prescription drug plan, Medicare Part C – Advantage plans, Medicare Supplemental Insurance/Medigap plans, Medicare Saving plans, and Detecting Fraud and Abuse.

For more information or to make an appointment, contact your local Office on Aging center.

Living Well with Diabetes classes offered

Free Living Well with Diabetes classes will be held 9 to 11:30 a.m. Mondays from Aug. 12 to Sept. 23 at Calvert Pines Senior Center; 9 to 11:30 a.m. Fridays from Aug. 16 to Sept. 20 at North Beach Senior Center; and 1 to 3 p.m. Aug. 19 to Sept. 30 at Southern Pines Senior Center.

Upcoming events

North Beach Senior Center will host an evening of games 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15. Play cards, billiards, Scrabble and more or watch movies. A coffee bar and pizza will be available.

Calvert Pines Senior Center will host a watercolor class to create a painting of a bird 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 16. No experience is necessary. The cost is $15.

North Beach Senior Center will host a presentation on caption phones with a representative from Clear Captions 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21.

Calvert Pines Senior Center will host a game of contract Bridge 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 22.

For more information, program specialist Kristy Alleva at 410-535-4606.

Southern Pines Senior Center will screen The Proposal with Betty White 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22.

North Beach Senior Center will hold a Bingo marathon 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 23.

Calvert Pines Senior Center will host a game of Closest to the Pin with Whiffle balls and golf clubs 9;30 a.m. Aug. 23. Open to beginners or veteran golfers.

Southern Pines Senior Center will hold its next (H)Our History Presentation with a screening of Hiroshima 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27. A discussion will follow.

Ongoing events

North Beach Senior Center will hold an acrylics art class 9 a.m. to noon Mondays. The instructor is Suzanne Shelden. The cost is $10.

North Beach Senior Center will hold Restorative Yoga and Seated Chair Yoga 10:45 a.m. and 1 p.m. Mondays. The cost is $5 per session.

North Beach Senior Center will hold free Tai Chi classes 9 a.m. Mondays at the Boys and Girls Club, 4125 Dayton Ave. in North Beach.

Southern Pines Senior Center will hold Pour a Pot 10 a.m. on the first Wednesday of each month. Pour clay slip into ceramic molds that can be painted in one of our ceramic classes.

Southern Pines Senior Center will hold knitting and crocheting programs for community outreach programs 1 p.m. Wednesdays.

Southern Pines Senior Center will host open jam sessions 1 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month. Bring your instruments or just play along.

Southern Pines Senior Center will host Healthy Gains 365 with a health coach 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays. Walk-ins welcome.

North Beach Senior Center will hold strength training classes with a trainer 11 am. Wednesdays and Fridays.

The cost is $5.

Call 410-535-4606.

Calvert Pines Senior Center will offer grief support groups 1 to 2 p.m. on the first Friday of every month.