Energizing the Lives of Seniors in Perry Hall, MD

Special Events at Seven Oaks

For planning purposes members are asked to sign up in advance for programs. You can call the front desk to sign up at 410-887-5192 or sign up in person. If there is a fee for an event then payment is required in advance to reserve a seat. You must be a member of the center to participate in any events, classes or activities. Membership is free! Scroll down to the bottom of this page for a speak peak at 2014 Special Events.

Ongoing Monthly Events & Workshops

 Tablet/Smart Phone Help -  Monday, April 2, 9, 23 & 30 Sign up for an appointment with David.

Blood Pressure - Friday, April 13 at 9:15 am Karen Kansler, RN takes your blood pressure.

Card Making Workshop - Friday, April 13 from 10:30 am-12:30 pm Students will make 3 cards to take home. Samples are available at the front desk. Cost is $12 in advance.

Computer Troubleshooting - Monday, April 16 at 10:00 am Let Alvin Miller help you with your computer, laptop, smart phone or tablet issues. Bring your device and passwords and he can help with issues you’re having. Sign up in advance.

Bingo - Tuesday, April 17 at 12:30 pm Ann Knoerlein calls out the lucky numbers for

afternoon Bingo with cash prizes; cost $7.00. An Eating Together lunch will be served at Noon for $2.50 donation. Menus are posted at the front desk. Sign up in advance for lunch.


Women Of A Certain Age
Wednesday, March 28                  1:30 pm
The third meeting of this sharing, discussion group will focus on one of the Wisdom Nuggets developed at the first meeting when we agreed that we're "Women of a Certain Age". At this meeting, let's talk about Wisdom Nugget-  "Keep Moving". Possible topics: How do you "Keep   Moving"?, What are some myths you've heard about "Keep Moving" when you're a woman of a certain age?, What are you doing at Seven Oaks to "Keep Moving". I've invited two special guests to join us: Courtney Gonce, Asst. Director to   review all the Keep Moving offerings at Seven Oaks & Jen L, a Be Fit Personal Trainer to join in the discussion & offer recommend./suggestions. 

 Current Events
Wednesday, March 28                        2:30 pm
Join volunteer Joy Mays to discuss and debate current news. Bring a newspaper article to the discussion. Sign up in advance.

Opening Day Lunch & How the Baseball Hall of Fame Works
Thursday, March 29                         12:30 pm
First we’ll serve free hot dogs, popcorn & peanuts and celebrate Opening Day. Then at 1 pm enjoy a live virtual tour though the Baseball Hall of Fame   Museum plus an  examination of how artifacts are obtained and processed, and an explanation of the Hall of Fame’s rules for election. Presented by the Senior  Learning Network. Sign up in advance please.

Carve a Soap Bunny
Friday, March 30                              10:30 am
Bring your grandkids and, with the help of our wood carving teacher, carve a bunny out of soap. Sign up in advance. BCPS are off this day.


Come to Seven Oaks for a full day of BINGO on Tuesday, April 3
from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm.
Tickets are $15 in advance and include 21 games, door prizes and lunch. The early bird games will start at 10:00 am for $1 each (arrive by 9:30 am). If you want to skip the early bird games arrive around 10:30 am and regular BINGO starts at 11:00 am. We will take a break for lunch. On the menu: Lasagna from DeSantis and salad, cake and drinks. Tickets must be purchased in advance and go on sale 3/20. Open to the Community ages 18 and over.

Doug Burgess Transition Speaker Series
Friday, April 6                                           10:15 am
Guest speaker, Henita Schiff returns to Seven Oaks to discuss the important difference between Medicare Advantage plans and Medicare Supplements, how to choose a Drug plan, important laws you need to know to avoid a penalty and how to apply for supplemental coverage to avoid medical underwriting. Sign up in advance.

Brain Games with Alexa
Monday, April 9                             12:30 pm
Join Leslie as she has Alexa tax your brain. Sign up in advance.

Aromatherapy for the Emotions
Tuesday, April 10                             1:00 pm
Learn the many ways aromatherapy and essential oils can help with emotions. In this class you will learn about this ancient therapy for mind, body, and spirit. You will learn about the many benefits of essential oils and how to  safely use them. Sign up ahead.

Update with Delegate Miele
Friday, April 13                                10:15 am
Following Friday Café join Delegate Christian Miele for a Legislative Update and to ask any questions you may have. Sign up in advance.

Family Caregivers Annual MiniConference
Saturday, April 14             8:45 am - 12:30 pm

Baltimore County Department of Aging’s
Annual Mini-conference will include Keynote Speaker: Jason Frank, Esq. Mr. Frank will discuss 4 important topics from a legal  perspective: managing assets, especially related to disability; medical decision-making; probate (what happens after you die) and paying for long-term care. Highlighted at the Mini Conference: services for family caregivers of older adults, resource table area, health-care decisions and advance directives, networking with other family caregivers and information about end-of-life care options. FREE admission. No registration required. Sponsored by AARP.

Scrapbook Travel to India, Part 2
Thursday, April 19                             1:00 pm                   
Join member, Rosemary Ward as she flips through her scrapbook and shows pictures from her travels. Sign up in advance.

Center Closed - Staff Training Day
Friday, April 20

Adventure Club: McFadden Glassblowing
Saturday, April 21                           10:30 am
Seven Oaks members and guests are invited to McFadden Art Glass Blowing Studio at 6800 Eastern Ave. in Essex to create your own glass piece with the help of a glass artist. Types of glass pieces and prices are available on their website: mcfaddenartglass.com. If more than 10 people sign up the group will receive $5 off of each piece. The workshop is about 1 - 1.5 hrs. Afterwards the group will go to Jimmy’s Seafood for lunch. Sign yourself and any guests up in  advance so we can make the reservation.

Brain Games with Alexa
Monday, April 23                                1:30 pm
Join Leslie as she has Alexa tax your brain. Sign up in advance.

Membership Meeting & Lunch
Monday, April 23                              12:30 pm
All members are asked to attend our bi-monthly Council meeting where members are asked to vote on proposed purchases, policy changes, etc. Refreshments served. Lunch is a meatball sub, served at noon. Purchase ticket in advance, $4. Everyone that attends the meeting will be       entered in a drawing for a $50 gift card that we’ll give away at the end. Delegate Christian Miele will stop by for a brief 10 minute update.

Perry Hall Library Series - Brain Games
Tuesday, April 24                             10:00 am
The Perry Hall Library series returns and this time they’ll be playing Brain Games. Join in this fun activity and play ‘Guess that song” as well as some other fun brain stretchers and brain teasers. Sign up in advance.

Identity Theft
Tuesday, April 24                               1:00 pm
Join Public Safety Officer, Debby Chenoweth from the Baltimore County Police Department     Financial and Cyber Crimes to learn about   Identity Theft. Sign up in advance.
Giant: Spice Up Your Life
Wednesday, April 25                         10:30 am
Herbs and spices are a simple way to add   flavor, fragrance, and nutrition to your day. Join Giant’s in-store Nutritionist, Mandy during our TOPS group, to learn about the health benefits of common culinary spices. This seminar includes an   interactive tasting experience that will awaken your senses. Sign up in advance.

TED Talk: How to Live to be 100+
Wednesday, April 25                           1:00 pm
To find the path to long life and health, Dan Buettner and team study the world's "Blue Zones", communities whose elders live with vim and vigor to record-setting age. He shares the 9 common diet & lifestyle habits that keep them spry past age 100. Join Jim Lightner as he     facilitates a lively talk after the video. Sign up in advance.

Current Events
Wednesday, April 25                           2:30 pm
Join volunteer Joy Mays to discuss and  debate current news. Sign up in advance.

Meet Up: Valley View
Thursday, April 26             4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Meet up for happy hour at the Valley View Inn on Satyr Hill Rd. Hangout with your friends from Seven Oaks and enjoy happy hour specials on drinks and appetizers. Sign up in advance.

Lunch and Learn with Clear Captions™
Friday, April 27                                12:45 pm
Learn how to qualify for an Ensemble Amplified Captioned Phone. This is a captioned phone that displays text of conversations on a large color touch screen. ClearCaptions will serve lunch. Sign up in advance so they know how much food to bring.

The Wayne Johnson Ensemble
Friday, April 27                          1:30 pm
Join us for a jazz concert. Sign up in advance.

Walking Club with the Perry Hall Library
Saturday, April 28                    9:30-10:30 am Join members from Seven Oaks and the Perry Hall at Honeygo Run Regional Park for an hour of walking. Meet at the picnic pavilion closest to the parking lot. Sign up in advance.
Law Day: Advanced Directives
Tuesday, May 1                                                          
Get free help completing your Advanced
Directives with Doug Burgess from Burgess Law, LLC located in Perry Hall. Sign up for you appointment in advance.

Concert in the Park
Tuesday, May 22 from 11 am - 2 pm at Oregon Ridge Park
Concert Pavilion featuring The Grand Jury. Enjoy a 70’s themed afternoon with door prizes, trivia, covered pavilion with picnic tables, 50/50 raffle, classic cars from the 70’s, tie dye station (bring your own white shirt in order to participate) and more. Pack a picnic lunch or purchase from Cruiser’s Pit Beef selling a variety of delicious sandwiches for $6. BYOB (no glass). Tickets are $4 in advance and $5 at the door. Purchase them at the center. Seven Oaks is sharing a bus with a couple other centers. If you need a ride, the cost is $5, payable when you purchase tickets. Bus departs from Weis at 10am.

Family Feud Game Show

On Friday, May 25 we’ll be having this fun game show back with host Jack of All Trades. We’re looking for 5 members to join the following 6 teams: Strength Training, the Fitness Center, Canasta, Enhance Fitness, Line dancers, Pickle Ball Players and Card Players. We’ll be serving pizza, salad, beer, wine and popcorn. Tickets are $7 and go on sale April 23.

Mother’s Day Tea
Tuesday,  at 1 pm
Join us for a heartfelt afternoon and informal tea party. Cost is $5 and includes lite fare: mini sandwiches, chocolates, scones and tea. Tickets go on sale Monday, April 16.