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.

 Center Closed - Thanksgiving
Thursday, November 23

 Adventure Club: Festival of Trees
Saturday, November 25            11:00 am
Seven Oaks members and guests are invited to the Timonium Fairgrounds for the Festival of Trees. Cost is $10 for seniors, $15 for adults and $7 for kids. If you’re interested in carpooling meet in the Seven Oaks parking lot at 10:15 am. If you’re meeting at Festival of Trees, meet by ticket booth at 11 am. Sign up in advance.

Trim the Tree
Friday, December 1 at 12:30 pm
Join the members of Seven Oaks and help decorate the tree and the center. Ron Kutscher will be here to help us get in the spirit with his Holiday Sing-A-Long! Plus we’ll have free egg nog & snacks. Sign up in advance if you can help.


Transitions Speaker Series
Friday, December 1                       10:15 am
Burgess Law returns to Seven Oaks to present Account Beneficiaries: “The Do’s and Don’ts for your Retirement” featuring Financial Planner, Harry A. Horn, CLU, ChCF, CRPC. Sign up in advance.

 Mary Kay
Friday, December 1        11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Do the winter months have your skin feeling dry? Do you need some gifts for family for the holidays? Stop by the center and visit the Mary Kay table to pick up some products for yourself or your family and friends.

Smart Phone & Tablet Help
Monday, December 4 & 11
Schedule your one-on-one appointment with David Yoon in advance at the front desk. Bring your device with you and your passcodes.
Emergency Preparedness
Monday, December 4                       1:00 pm
This presentation will prepare you, your family and maybe your neighbors for the three important steps needed to prepare for emergencies. Also learn some of the common misconceptions. Sign up in advance.

Leaving a Legacy to Your Grandchildren
Wednesday, December 6                12:30 pm NY Life will provide information on gifting to your children and grandchildren. Desserts will be served. Sign up in advance.
Kitchen Training
Thursday, December 7                     2:00 pm
Join Courtney for a kitchen training. Learn the basics of food safety during the holidays. Sign up in advance if you plan to attend.

Blood Pressure
Friday, December 8              9:15 am
Karen Kansler, RN takes your blood pressure.

 Card Making Workshop
Friday, December 8        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 $12.

Winter Holi-daze: Season got you stressed?
Friday, December 8                          1:00 pm
Come chat with the PEERS program about ways to help your mind and body stay happy and healthy this  holiday season. Sign up in advance.

 Video Learning Network: The Holocaust
Monday, December 11                      1:00 pm
Join this live video network presentation to hear the true stories from Holocaust survivor, Ruth Mermelstein. Sign up in advance.

Oh My Aching Back - Pain Clinic
Tuesday, December 12                   10:00 am
Back pain is one of the most common medical problems. At this clinic you will learn how physical therapy helps back pain sufferers, simple ways to lower your risk of back pain, how to improve range of motion, how to avoid back pain and tips to staying active with back pain. This 30 minute talk will be followed by 30 minutes of instructional stretching and exercise coaching. Sign up in advance.  

Vitamin  E - Fallen Hero
Wednesday, December 13                 10:30 am
Observational studies suggest that Vit. E might reduce chronic disease, but almost every major controlled trial has suggested that Vit. E is not the hero we once thought it was. Join our TOPS group for this lecture from our Nutrition Made Clear DVD series. Sign up in advance.

TED Talk: Your Body language Shapes Who You Are
Wednesday, December 13                 1:30 pm
Amy Cuddy discusses how body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Join Jim Lightner as he
facilitates a lively discussion after the video.  Sign up in advance.

Holiday Party at Columbus Gardens
Thursday, December 14 from 12 pm - 4 pm
 4301 Klosterman Ave. Tickets $38 in advance by Dec. 7.
Menu includes: Open Bar, Fresh Vegetables and Assorted Cheese, Tossed Fresh Salad with choice of two dressings, Beef Burgundy over Egg Noodles, Chicken A La Kiev, Bacon & Cheese Twice Baked Potato, Green Bean Casserole, Ice Cream Sundae Bar & Music by Josh & the Good Stuff.
Movie: Paris Can Wait
Friday, December 15                       12:45 pm
Anne is at a crossroads in her life. Married to a successful but inattentive movie producer she unexpectedly finds herself taking a car trip from Cannes to Paris with her husband's business  associate. What should be a  seven hour drive turns into a 2 day adventure and gives her a new lust for life. Hot popcorn and drinks served. An Eating      Together lunch will be served at Noon for $2.50 donation. On the menu: Apple Juice, Roast  Turkey w/Gravy, Mashed Potatoes, Mixed     Vegetables, Mandarin Oranges, and Grain     Dinner Roll. Sign up for lunch by Dec. 13.

 Computer Troubleshooting
Monday, December 18         10:00 am
Let Alvin Miller help you with your computer, laptop, smart phone or tablet issues. Sign up in advance.
Membership Meeting & Lunch
Monday, December 18                      12:30 pm
All members of Seven Oaks are asked to attend our bi-monthly Council meeting where members are asked to vote on proposed purchases, policy changes, etc. Refreshments served. A chili lunch for $5 is served at noon. Purchase your lunch ticket in advance. Everyone that attends the meeting will be entered in a drawing for a $50 gift card that we’ll give away at the end.

Holiday Karaoke and Pizza Party
Tuesday, December 19 at 12:45 pm
Stay after the children’s performance for some fun holiday karaoke with Kathy Snello. She will have all of your favorite songs to sing, plus we’ll have free pizza, drinks and egg nog! Sign up in advance if you plan to attend.
Women of a Certain Age
Wednesday, December 20                    1:00pm
In October this new discussion/sharing group met to discuss what it means to be "Women of a Certain Age." They ended with these wisdom nuggets: Keep Moving, Keep Current, Stay
Positive, Accept Graciously, Be Grateful for
Today, Make it “Mine”, Tell the Truth, and Try New Things. Join this "sharing group" and talk with Dr. Teri Majewski and others about a few of the "wisdom nuggets" related to being a woman of a certain age and the holiday season. Let's talk about:  Make it "mine", Give back and
Accept graciously. Sign up in advance.

Diabetes Update: What You Need to Know
Wednesday, December 20                   2:30 pm
Join Karen Kansler, RN and learn how to        improve your diabetes or prevent it. Sign up in advance.

 Center Closed - Christmas
Monday, December 25

Meet Up: Liberatore’s
Thursday, December 28      4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Meet up for happy hour at Liberatore’s at the Honeygo Shopping Center. Hangout with your friends from Seven Oaks and enjoy happy hour specials on drinks. Sign up in advance.

Tax Return Tips
Friday, January 5         10:15 am
Burgess Law returns to the Center to provide tips on tax returns. Sign up in advance.