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! 
advance. Everyone that attends will be entered in a drawing for a $50 gift card that we’ll give away at the end of the meeting.

Healing Rituals with Gilchrist
Tuesday, June 4                              10:00 am
Gilchrist returns for its four part series on Grief.  Join them as they discuss Healing Rituals. Sign up in advance.

Go With Your Gut Bacteria
Tuesday, June 4             10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Fresh Conversations Program presents    information on gut bacteria and foods that help healthy gut bacteria. Sign up in advance.

 DIY Succulent Terrarium
Wednesday, June 5                           1:00 pm
Join a representative from ALMAR to create a terrarium using 3 different types of succulents. Container will be a used plastic bottle. Limited to 12. Cost is $25, in advance.  Pay at the front desk by 6/3.

SHIP Presents Change in Medicare
Thursday, June 6                              1:00 pm
Nothing is ever static, that includes Medicare. Every year, there are changes in the amounts of the Medicare premiums and deductibles. SHIP will be conducting a presentation to keep you up-to-date regarding what is new, updated or just needs to be reemphasized. This presentation is for those who have been on Medicare for several years vs. newcomers.

Suddenly Single
Friday, June 7                                 10:15 am
As a part of the Doug Burgess Transition  Speaker Series, Doug has arranged for Harry Horn, financial planner with Academy Financial to present. He will discuss transitioning after the loss of a spouse or member of your household who handled all of the finances and budget needs. Sign up in advance.

Trivia with Gloria
Friday, June 7                                   1:00 pm
Gloria will lead a fun and brain stimulating trivia event! Sign up in advance

Pet Connection
Monday, June 10                             1:00 pm
Pet connection network assists seniors and their pets in making a plan to overcome
loneliness and isolation. Learn the importance of having  a place to keep your pets when you can no longer care for them. Sign up in

Brain Games with ALEXA
Tuesday, June 11                           10:30 am
Join Leslie as she has ALEXA tax your brain! Sign up in advance.
Stroke Awareness
Tuesday, June 11                            1:00 pm
Provided by Medstar Good Samaritan Hospital, this program is an interactive, hour long
educational session with a rehab therapist. The focus is on the risk factors, prevention and signs of stroke. Seniors will learn about
techniques to reduce their chances of having a stroke. Sign up in advance.
Adventure Club: Boordy Farmer’s Market
Thursday, June 13                 3:00 - 7:00 pm
Seven Oaks members and guests are invited to meet at the farmers market. You can pack a picnic/ snacks or buy something to eat from the food truck and other vendors. No outside alcohol permitted but you can buy Boordy’s wine. They have picnic tables available if you arrive early or you can bring a lawn chair. Sign yourself and any guests up in advance so everyone knows who to look out for. Feel free to arrange carpooling.

Birds In Your Backyard
Tuesday, June 18                           10:00 am
Maryland has an amazing diversity of birds: tiny hummingbirds that migrate across open ocean, wood thrushes with their haunting songs, the majestic
raptors and master weavers Baltimore Orioles, among many others. Learn about some of the birds you can see, hear and help in Maryland as we explore their fascinating lives. Sign up in advance.

 Herbs, Cooking & their Health Benefits
Wednesday, June 19                       10:30 am
Join Mandy, Giant’s In-store Nutritionist and  Allison, our high school student who is working on her Gold Award Project at Seven Oaks, for an informative program on the health benefits of cooking with herbs and spices. Sign up in advance.

Rising Income
Wednesday, June 19                         10:45 am
Join Michael Crabb, from Synergy Financial to learn how to receive rising income throughout retirement. Sign up in advance.

Men’s Health Symposium
Thursday, June 20                        2 - 3:30 pm
This is a 1.5 hour interactive power point presentation and discussion on Men’s Health. For information purposes only: treatment
options for Erectile Dysfunction and Stress Urinary Incontinence (bladder leakage). Lite refreshments provided. Sign up in advance.

Patriotic Program with the Oakettes
Friday, June 21                                12:30 pm
The Center’s own, Oakettes will preform a patriotic program to celebrate the 4th of July. If you want a box lunch sign up in  advance on the Eating Together clipboard, by 10:15 am on 6/19. Box lunch menu: Cold Cut Sandwich, juice, salad, fruit and milk. Lunch will be served at noon.

 Annual Membership Meeting & Lunch
Monday, June 24                                12:30 pm
All members are asked to attend our Annual Council meeting. Councilman Marks will present the Volunteer of the Year Award and our new
officer will be sworn in. Drinks and cake served. Sloppy Joe and chips will be served at Noon for $5. Purchase your lunch ticket in advance.
Everyone that attends will be entered in a drawing for a $50 gift card that we’ll give away at the end of the meeting.

 Current Events
Wednesday, June 26                          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.
TED Talk: Want to Be Happier
Thursday, June 27                             1:00 pm
When are humans most happy? To gather data on this question, Matt Killingsworth built an app, Track Your Happiness, that let people     report their feelings in real time. Among the   surprising results: We're often happiest when we're lost in the moment. Join Jim Lightner as he facilitates a lively talk after the video. Sign up in advance.
Meet Up: The Hive
Thursday, June 27             4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Meet up for happy hour at Perry Hall’s newest restaurant located where Basta Pasta used to be on Belair Rd. Hangout with your friends from Seven Oaks and enjoy happy hour specials. Sign up in advance.

 Make & Take with Kara
Friday, June 28                                10:15 am
Plants are powerful and can be used for so many things! Join us for an introduction to essential oils PLUS make & take event. We'll mix up a plant-based, chemical free household cleaner sample and concoct a 'zzzz' roller. $5 per person. Pay in advance at the front desk. Sign up by 6/21. Looking forward to seeing you!
Movie: The Upside
Friday, June 28                                12:45 pm
Two mischievous New Yorkers from opposite backgrounds bond as an ex-con is hired to be the caretaker for an affluent quadriplegic. The pair form an unlikely friendship. Rated PG-13 for Drug Use & Sexual Situations. Run time: 2hr. 6 min. Hot popcorn and drinks served. An ET lunch will be served at Noon for $2.50 donation. Menus located at the front desk. Sign up for lunch by 6/26. Menus at the front desk.

Red, White & Blue Picnic

Join us on Tuesday, July 2 from 1pm - 3pm to celebrate the 4th of July with an outdoor picnic. Children, grandchildren and other guests welcome. The Sensations will entertain us so bring your lawn chair and BYOB if you’d like! Cruiser’s Pit Beef will be serving lunch from their truck! Purchase your lunch ticket in advance for $10, which includes a sandwich (pit beef, turkey, ham or a burger), a side (loaded potato salad, macaroni salad or cole slaw) and a drink. Lunch tickets go on sale, Tuesday, June 4, please indicate sandwich type. Come for dancing, great tunes, tattoos by the PH Library, delicious food and FUN! A lunch ticket is not required to attend. 

Shrimp Feast

Join us on Friday, July 19 at 12:45 pm for a fun and tasty afternoon! Menu will include 16/20 Count Steamed Shrimp, Buttered Corn on the Cob, Italian Bread, Cole Slaw, Potato Salad, Dessert, Beer, Wine & Soda. Cost is $15 per person. Tickets will go on sale Monday, June 17. Entertainment by The Reputations, a 5 piece band. Also we are in need of outdoor turkey fryers for the event. If you have one we can borrow please see staff. Special thanks to Wayne Knowles for being our onsite chef for the event!

Eastside Quarter Auction

Grab a group of friends or your family and come to the East Region Basket Quarter Auction fundraiser to be held on Friday, June 21 at the Ateaze Senior Center. Doors open at 12 pm and the auction starts at 1 pm.  Seven senior centers on the east side of the county will raffle off 7 beautiful and creative baskets each (49 baskets total!). Your $5 ticket includes 2 paddles and you can purchase additional ones for $2 each. Basket values will range from $25 to over $100. We’ll have food and wine/beer available for purchase. The proceeds from each basket goes to the sponsoring senior center. Enjoy a fun afternoon with other senior center members, friends and family to help raise funds all while taking the chance on winning some great gift baskets and door prizes. Tickets can be purchased at Seven Oaks. Ateaze Senior Center is located at 7401 Holabird Ave. in Dundalk.  For more information, call the center at 410-887-7233.

 Ongoing Monthly Events & Workshops

Tablet/Smart Phone Help -  Monday, June 3, 10 & 17. Sign up for an appt with David Yoon. BINGO - Tuesday, June 4 & 18 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 recommended donation. Menus are posted at the front desk. Sign up in advance for lunch.

Seated Massages with Doug - Thurs. June 6, Fri. June 14 & Thurs. June 27 - Doug Wittich, Licensed Massage Therapist is offering 10 min. chair massages in the Fitness Center 3x per month. You must fill out a brief health questionnaire before your first massage. It’s only $5 for a 10 min. massage or book back to back sessions for a longer massage for $12. No refunds if you are a no show.

Blood Pressure - Fri, June 14 at 9:15 am Karen Kansler, RN takes your blood pressure.

Card Making Workshop - Friday, June 14 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, June 24 at 10:00 am Let Alvin Miller help you with your device. Bring your device & passwords. Sign up in advance.