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.

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 ENRICH Your Brain Health
Monday, July 10        1:00 pm
This program offers an opportunity to take personal action to mitigate risk for dementia via brain healthy behaviors. Presented by Maria Evile, LCPC of CounterPoint Health Services. Sign up in advance please.

 Bingo
Tuesday, July 11 & 25               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. The menus are posted at the front desk.

 Adjust the Thermostat
Wednesday, July 12        1:00 pm
Ever wonder how much the past influences the present? Explore ways to re-vision past relationships and events and how our reaction to those events have become hard wired into our conscious. A discussion on how our emotions and reactions to past events shape our thinking and influence our present, as well as techniques for adjusting our thinking. Presented by Bonney Mosley of PEERS. Sign up in advance if you plan to attend.

 New Member Orientation
Thursday, July 13              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 Department of Aging. Sign up in advance if you plan to attend.

 Update from Delegate Christian Miele
Friday, July 14                                 10:30 am
Join Delegate Christian Miele as he recaps his crime prevention town hall meeting recently held in Parkville as well as provide an update on the statewide and local legislation recently passed. Sign up in advance.
 
Card Making Workshop
Friday, July 14         10:30 am-12:30 pm
Students will make 3 cards to take home. Samples are available at the front desk. Advance registration required. Cost is $10.

Movie: Collateral Beauty
Friday, July 14                         12:45 pm
When a successful New York advertising executive (Will Smith) suffers a great tragedy, he retreats from life. While his concerned friends try desperately to reconnect with him, he seeks answers from the universe by writing letters to Love, Time and Death. When his notes bring unexpected personal responses, he begins to understand how these constants interlock in a life fully lived and how even the deepest loss can reveal moments of meaning and beauty. Rated PG-13. Hot popcorn and drinks served. An Eating Together lunch will be served at Noon for $2.50 donation. On the menu:
Turkey Stew with Peas & Carrots, Brown Rice Pilaf, 3 Bean Salad, Dinner Roll, Mandarin Oranges. Sign up for lunch by July 12 and sign up for the movie at the front desk.

 The Adventure Club: The Avenue Live
Saturday, July 15          7-9 pm
Join us for our second outing of the Adventure Club! This month’s visit is to The Avenue in White Marsh to enjoy their enhanced outdoor entertainment plaza plus live music by the Crawdaddies from 7-9 pm. Enjoy patio dining or grab a bite from one of their eateries and feel free to bring a blanket (no chairs, please)!  You can rent a chair for $2. Those that would like to car pool we suggest meeting at Weis to car pool at 6 pm. Look for members with the lime green scarves when you arrive! gn up at the front desk if you plan to go.

 Computer Troubleshooting
Monday, July 17                                   10:00 am
Let Alvin Miller help you with your computer, laptop, smart phone or tablet issues.  He can help with whatever is making you confused or frustrated! Sign up in advance.

Ted Talk: The Power of Introverts
Tuesday, July 18                       1:30 pm
Our world prizes extroverts—but Susan Cain makes a case for the quiet and contemplative. She reaches millions of people through her books, podcasts and her mission-based organization, Quiet Revolution, which empowers introverts for the benefit of everyone. Join Jim Lighter as he facilitates a lively discussion after the video. Sign up in advance.

 Healthy Lifestyle Habits
Wednesday, July 19         12:30 pm
Robin Zahor, RN presents tips on how you can live a healthier life by changing just a few habits. Sign up in advance if you plan to attend.
 
Aromatherapy: Essential Oils & Emotions
Thursday, July 20                  10:30 am

Learn the many ways aromatherapy and essential oils such as lavender, peppermint, chamomile, and rose can help with the emotions. Learn about this ancient therapy for mind, body and spirit. You will be able to learn the many benefits of essential oils and how to safely use them. Sign up in advance.

 Nostalgic Birthday Party
Friday, July 21 12:30-2:30 pm

Happy birthday to you! We want to celebrate your birthday at Seven Oaks! Come and sit with others who were born the same month as you. Don’t miss this invitation to be a kid again. We’ll have a cheeseburger happy meal from McDonalds and each table will have their very own birthday cake and ice cream. Jack of All Trades is planning games to play. Remember pin the tail on the donkey and musical chairs?! In addition, we are asking our guests to bring a “birth” day outfit for a new born boy or girl to be donated to the Pregnancy Center. You’ll be giving a gift of love to a new born baby and to mothers in need. Tickets to the Birthday Party are only $5!

Adventure Club Planning Meeting
Monday, July 24                                2:00 pm
Help us pick our next adventures for September through November. Ideas welcome! Sign up in advance if you plan to attend.

Meet Up & Step Out: Liberatore’s
Thursday, July 27                             4:00 pm
Meet up for happy hour at Liberatore’s at Honeygo Shopping Center. Hangout with your friends from Seven Oaks and enjoy happy hour specials. Sign up in advance.

The Feminine Touch
Friday, July 28 1:00 pm
Our favorite local historian, Wayne Schaumburg, presents information on women who made a difference in Baltimore. Sign up in advance.