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.

PTackling the Clutter Monster
Monday, March 11                           1:00 pm                            
Join Debbi Dempsey, owner of Elder Partner Solutions to learn ways to help yourself or your loved one downsize. Sign up in advance.

Maryland Opera presents “I Will Lift Mine Eyes”
Tuesday, March 12 at 12:30 pm

Maryland Opera will present “I Will Lift Mine Eyes” a celebration of sacred
music over the centuries from many religions and traditions. Two singers and a pianist will
offer a moving program of music guaranteed to inspire and uplift.
An Eating Together lunch will be served at noon. On the menu: Orange Juice, Pulled Pork BBQ, Midwest Baked beans, Cole Slaw, WG Sandwich Bun, Pineapple Tidbits and1% Milk.
Sign up for lunch by March 8 on the Eating Together clipboard.
Brain Games with ALEXA
Thursday, March 14                       11:00 am
Join Leslie as she has ALEXA tax your brain! Sign up in advance.
MD SPCA’s: Ask the Expert
Thursday, March 14                        1:00 pm
This is a free class for pet parents who are interested in learning more about their pets. Receive tips for dealing with behavior issues and learn some of the basic methods we use in our training courses. Come w/ questions and concerns about your dogs and cats, but leave your pets at home! This is a time to learn more about simple, effective, and humane methods of managing issues, without the distraction of wiggly cuteness. Sign up in advance.

St. Patrick's Day Party - SOLD OUT! 
Mark your calendar for our annual St. Patrick’s Day Dance on Friday, March 15 at 12:45pm. 
Jack of All Trades will be here for your entertainment and a delicious meal will be served. On the menu: corned beef and cabbage, champs, carrots, Irish soda bread, beer, wine and soda. Tickets are $ 12 in advance. Tickets will go on sale Monday, February 11.

Adventure Club: McFadden Glassblowing
Saturday, March 16                          10:30 am
Seven Oaks members and guests are invited to McFadden Art Glass Blowing Studio at 6802 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 the Habachi Grill at 7911 Eastern Ave. for lunch. Sign yourself and any guests up in advance so we can make the reservation.

Current Events
Wednesday, March 20                        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.

Clear Creeks Project
Thursday, March 21                           1:00 pm
Amy Young, Gunpowder Valley Conservancy’s Clear Creeks Project Volunteer/Outreach
Coordinator, will discuss Bay-friendly practices you can incorporate into your yard to keep our local waterways clean. The Clear Creeks Project has grant funding to provide residents in the greater Perry Hall area with 50 – 80% discounts on rain barrels and rain gardens. She will also discuss how you can volunteer with the Gunpowder Valley Conservancy—tree plantings, stream clean-ups, and native plant workshops—to improve the Gunpowder River and surrounding lands for future generations.
Website: www.gunpowdervalleyconservancy.org/clearcreeks

Mix, Match & Mingle - Speed Dating at Seven Oaks
Friday, March 22 from 12:45 - 3pm
Looking for companionship? Someone to enjoy a movie with or a meal out? Come to this fun singles event and get to know other single/ widowed/ divorced members of Seven Oaks. We’ll start with some drinks, snacks and ice breaker games, followed by short timed individual visits with each of the ladies and gents. The last hour will be mingling and dancing to our live DJ. We’ll provide ice breaker questions at each table. At the end of the event we’ll share the ladies contact info with select gents at her request. Free but please sign up.

Tax Free Income
Monday, March 25                             1:00 pm                     
Michael Crabb returns to provide information on tax free income. Sign up in advance.

Perry Hall Library - BINGO
Tuesday, March 26                           10:00 am  
The Perry Hall library series returns to Seven Oaks. This month we’ll play Bingo! Sign up in  advance.

 Social Isolation
Tuesday, March 26                             1:00 pm
The Department of Aging’s initiative this year is Social Isolation. Join the Mental Health Players for this interactive program on Social Isolation. Bring your thinking caps for this stimulating presentation! Sign up in advance.
B Vitamin Basics
Wednesday, March 27                       10:30 am
Learn about B vitamins from our Nutrition Made Clear DVD series, during TOPS. Sign up in

 New Member Orientation
Thursday, March 28                           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.
Meet Up: Remo’s 
Thursday, March 28           4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Meet up for happy hour at Remo’s on Waltham Woods Rd. Hangout with your friends from
Seven Oaks and enjoy happy hour specials. Sign up in advance.

 Coffee with a Cop
Wednesday, April 17                            9:00 am
Officer, Carey Kus presented the CRASE training at the center in December and she’s agreed to come back and speak with members over coffee. Bring your questions and sit and chat. Sign up in advance.
Opening Day
Thursday, April 4                               1:00 pm
Winter doldrums got you down?  The O’s will soon be back in town! Come out to enjoy some “popcorn, peanuts and cracker jacks, and root, root, root for our home team.” Hot dogs, nachos with cheese and beer also will be served. We'll prepare ourselves for an Orioles win over the Yankees that day!  Tickets are $5 in advance and will be on sale Monday, March 4.

 Ongoing Monthly Events & Workshops

Tablet/Smart Phone Help -  Monday, March 4, 11 & 18. Sign up for an appointment with David Yoon.

BINGO - Tuesday, March 5 & 19 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 - Fri, March 8 at 9:15 am Karen Kansler, RN takes your blood pressure.

Card Making Workshop - Friday, March 8 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, March 25 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.


 Save the Date! 
¨ Line Dance Party - Friday, May 3

¨ Sound Healing - Tuesday, May 14

¨ Star Spangled Banner’s Flag House - Friday, May 17

¨ Concert in the Park at Oregon Ridge - Thursday, May 23

¨ That 70’s Show with Trish & Frank Curreri - Tuesday, May 28

¨ Father’s Day Luncheon - Friday, June 14

¨ East side Quarter Auction at Ateaze Senior Center - Friday, June 21