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.


Adventure Club Outings:

Looking for a fun activity to do this summer? Join our Adventure Club in July and August!
On Friday evening, July 13 from 6:30pm - 9:30pm we’re going to meet at Feet On The Street in Towson. The Jury will perform and everyone loved listening to them at the Concert in the Park. Feet on the Street is located on Allegheny Avenue and features a bar with a variety of beers, wine, and cocktails as well as a moon bounce and face painting. Bring your friends and family for a fabulous Friday night!


On Friday, August 3 from 5pm - 9:30pm we’ll be going to First Friday in Harve de Grace. It’s a family-friendly, festive celebration on closed downtown streets with live entertainment, cafe seating, merchant specials and more! Located in downtown Havre de Grace.
Members and their guests of any age are welcome to join the fun. Sign up in the binder at the front desk for event details and to find out the meeting spot for the group. Members are encouraged to carpool and are welcome to park in the lot here at Seven Oaks.


 

 Scrapbook Travel: Peru and Chile
Monday, July 9                                  1:00 pm
Join member, Rosemary Ward as she flips through her scrapbook and shows pictures from her travels.

 Maryland Library for the Handicap
Tuesday, July 10                                1:00 pm
Join an Outreach Librarian to hear about the many resources the Maryland State Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped can provide Marylanders who are unable to read standard print. Sign up in advance.

 Living Healthy with High Blood Pressure
Tuesday, July 10                      1:00 - 3:00 pm
This 2 hour workshop is for those diagnosed with hypertension or high blood pressure and want to learn how to better manage their
condition. The following topics will be covered: what is high blood pressure, handling salt and sodium intake, knowing your numbers and home monitoring tips. Limited to 20 participants. Sign up in advance.

 Are You 65 or Older and Retiring?
Thursday, July 12                            10:30 am
Join Henita R. Schiff of Wealth Preservation Advisors to learn how to navigate, receive your Medicare card and enroll in a Supplemental, Drug or Advantage Plan and avoid penalties. She takes you through the process and makes it easy to understand. Sign up in advance.


Personal Security
Friday, July 13                                 11:00 am
Join Public Safety Officer, Bryan Dietsch from the Baltimore County Police Department for a presentation on Personal Safety. Sign up in
advance.

 The Star Spangled Town of 1814
Friday, July 13                                   1:00 pm
Join Baltimore historian and educator Wayne R. Schaumburg for the second of three     programs on Baltimore and the War of 1812. This illustrated presentation will focus on what it was like to live in Baltimore at the time. By 1814, Baltimore's population had surpassed 50,000 people making it the largest city in Maryland. It's economy was based on trade, ship building, and flour milling. The program will look at major landmarks that are still standing today. We will identify the "movers and shakers" of the city who include William Patterson, General Sam Smith, and Alexander Brown among others. The talk will also focus on where people worked and lived as well as how they spent their leisure time. Finally, we will look at our city government, established in 1797, and discover that many of the urban problems we have today existed back in 1814. So join us for a chance to go back in history 204 years!

It’s All About the Calories!
Wednesday, July 18                          10:30 am
Join our TOPS group for this lecture from our Nutrition Made Clear DVD series on Calories! Here’s a little fact: If you need 2000 calories a day but you consume an extra 100 a day, you’re going to gain 10 pounds every single year. Sign up in advance.


Current Events
Wednesday, July 18                           2:30 pm
Join volunteer Joy Mays and other members to discuss current news and politics. If you’d like bring a newspaper article to share. Sign up in advance.

 Brain Fitness with Robin Zahor, RN
Thursday, July 19                            11:00 am
Join Robin for brain games that will keep your mind active. Sign up in advance.
 
Understanding Your Pets Body Language
Thursday, July 19                              1:00 pm
How many times have you wished your pet could talk so you know exactly what he is thinking? Join the MD SPCA for a discussion on your pet’s body language and how to understand what your pet is saying by their actions. Sign up in advance.

Gospel Show & Luncheon

Friday, July 20 at 12:45 pm

Join us for a fried chicken lunch at 12:45 and the Gospel Show will follow at 1:30pm. Tickets are $10 in advance. Tom Delaney returns after his lively St. Patrick’s Day performance with classic gospel songs, such as “Just A Closer Walk With Thee”, “By and By”, “Wayfairing Stranger”, and “Love Will Roll the Clouds Away”, along with novelty songs like “ Dem Bones”. Tom also has a host of stories about parish life that will surely entertain everyone.

 Walking with the Perry Hall Library
Saturday, July 21                               9:00 am
Join the Perry Hall Library’s monthly walking club. They will meet at HoneyGo Run
Regional Park at the picnic pavilion closest to the parking lot. Wear comfortable shoes and bring water.
 
Facebook Lesson for Apple Users
Monday, July 23                      1:30 pm
Do you have an apple device? Do you want to learn how to use Facebook or get a refresher? Join Kathleen as she walks you through
Facebook for iPhones/iPads. Limited to 10 people. Sign up in advance.
 
Healthcare Fraud and Abuse
Tuesday, July 24                                1:00 pm
Even if you do everything right, you could still be a target of health care fraud. Learn how to spot deceptive practices and identity scams. Learn how to recognize and report billing errors. This presentation will be conducted by BCDA’s Senior Medicare Patrol. Sign up ahead.

 New Member Orientation
Thursday, July 26               2:00 pm
New members of Seven Oaks are invited to learn more about the center and the programs and services offered onsite and through the Dept. of Aging. Sign up in advance.

Women Of A Certain Age
Wednesday, July 25                           1:30 pm
This group identified ourselves as women of a certain age and pin pointed some ‘Wisdom Nuggets’ Let's continue the exploration & talk about: How you "Keep Current” & "Do New Things”. Join us to share tips, ideas, laugh a little & stretch our boundaries. Last month we identified ways to Stay Positive which included: prayer, reading  devotionals, remembering those in need, planning your day, setting up a work area, getting out of bed and getting dressed, use the Acorn to organize ways to connect with    others, make goals and enjoy nature by looking at the moon and stars or taking a walk. Sign up in advance.
 
Meet Up: The All American Steakhouse
Thursday, July 26              4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Meet up for happy hour at the All American Steakhouse on Joppa Rd. Hangout with your friends from Seven Oaks and enjoy happy hour specials. Sign up in advance so we can call ahead with a headcount.

Movie: I Can Only Imagine
Friday, July 27                            12:45 pm
The inspiring and unknown true story behind MercyMe's beloved, chart topping song that brings ultimate hope to so many is a gripping reminder of the power of true forgiveness. An Eating Together lunch will be served at Noon for $2.50 donation. On the menu: OJ, Venetian Chicken Breast w/Tarragon Shallot Cream Sauce, Harvest Rice, Green/Wax Bean Blend, WG White Wheat Bread, Cinnamon Applesauce and 1% Milk. Sign up for lunch by 7/25.

 Brain Games with Alexa
Monday, July 30                          12:30 pm
Join Leslie as she has Alexa tax your brain. Sign up in advance.
 
Ted Talk: How To Fix a Broken Heart
Tuesday, July 31                           1:30 pm
Psychologist Guy Winch reveals how recovering from heartbreak starts with a determination to fight our instincts to idealize and search for answers that aren't there -- and offers a toolkit on how to, eventually, move on. Our hearts might sometimes be broken, but we don't have to break with them. Join Jim Lightner as he facilitates a lively talk after the video. Sign up in advance.


ONGOING MONTHLY EVENTS:

Tablet/Smart Phone Help -  Monday, July 2, 9 &16  Sign up for an appointment with David Yoon.

 BINGO - Tuesday, July 3 & 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.

 Blood Pressure - Friday, July 13 at 9:15 am Karen Kansler, RN takes your blood pressure.
 
Card Making Workshop - Friday, July 27  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, July 30 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.