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.

Doug Burgess Transitions Speaker Series

Friday, November 2                         10:15 am
As part of the Transition series, Outreach Officer, Jason Goorevitz from Precinct 8/Parkville will discuss crime prevention for 
seniors including facts and myths about crime, when to call 911 and what to expect, residential and personal safety, auto theft and cons and scams. Sign up in advance.

Oakettes Veteran’s Program
Friday, November 2 at 12 pm
Come listen to tunes by the Center’s Vocal group at 12:30 pm. An Eating Together Lunch will be served at noon. Sign up for lunch by 10 am on 10/31, on the clipboard. On the menu: Orange Juice, Pulled Pork BBQ, Midwest Baked Beans, Cole Slaw, WG Sandwich Bun, Pineapple Tidbits & 1% Milk
Center Closed Election Day
Tuesday, November 6

Brain Games with ALEXA
Thursday, November 8                      11:00 am
Join Leslie as she has ALEXA tax your brain! Sign up in advance.
TED Talk: Battling Bad Science
Thursday, November 8                       1:30 pm
Every day there are news reports of new health advice, but how can you know if they're right? Doctor and epidemiologist Ben Goldacre shows us, at high speed, the ways evidence can be distorted, from the blindingly obvious nutrition claims to the very subtle tricks of the pharmaceutical industry. Join Jim Lightner as he facilitates a lively talk after the video. Sign up in advance.

Open Enrollment Help with SHIP 
Friday, November 9 & Tuesday, November 20
8:30 - 2 pm by appt only. Call the SHIP office to make your appointment at 410-887-2059.

Veteran’s Day Lunch and Show
Friday, November 9 at 12:45 pm
See page 1 for details.

Adventure Club: Candy Making and Lunch
Saturday, November 10                     11:00 am
The class is at the Cake Cottage & Wedding
Cottage in the Belair Beltway Shopping Center at 11am. Cost is $20 and you pay in advance at the front desk. Lunch afterwards at Carrabba’s, pay on your own.

Center Closed Veteran’s Day
Monday, November 12

Let’s Get Full on Fiber
Tuesday, November 13                      11:00 am                   
Join Ann from Nutrition to learn what fiber can do for you, where you can find it and how it works. Sign up in advance.
Tackling the Clutter Monster

Thursday, November 15                      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.

 Meet Up: Looney’s
Thursday, November 15      4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Meet up for happy hour at the new Looney’s on Belair Rd. Hangout with your friends from Seven Oaks and enjoy happy hour specials.
Essential Oils 101 & Non-toxic Living
Friday, November 16                         10:15 am
Learn all about essential oils and nontoxic living. This program focuses on what essential oils are, how to use them, safety concerns, and also ways to ditch and switch toxic household items for more natural alternatives. Sign up in advance.

Movie: Momma Mia Here We Go Again
Friday, November 16                        12:45 pm
Five years after the events of Mamma Mia, Sophie prepares for the grand reopening of the Hotel Bella Donna as she learns more about her mother's past. An Eating Together lunch will be served at Noon for $2.50 donation. On the menu Hot Ham & Swiss Sand, Sliced Ham, Swiss Cheese, Greek Style Salad, Feta Cheese Garnish, Steamed   Carrots w/Dill, WG Rye Bread, Diced Peaches, Fat Free Chocolate Milk. Sign up for lunch by 11/14.

Perry Hall Library - Brain Games
Tuesday, November 20                     10:00 am  
The library returns to Seven Oaks with Thanksgiving brain games. Sign up in advance.
Thanksgiving Eating Together
Tuesday, November 20                     12:00 pm
Join members for a holiday lunch. On the menu: Fruit Cocktail, Roast Sliced Turkey Breast w/Gravy, Bread Stuffing, Green Beans, Cranberry Sauce, Pie w/Whipped Topping & 1% Milk. Sign up by 11/13.
Center Closed for Thanksgiving
Thursday, November 22
Thanksgiving Soap Carving with Ed
Friday, November 23                          9:00 am
Bring your grandchildren and join Ed, our woodcarving instructor for a fun morning of soap carving. Sign up in advance.

Walking with the Perry Hall Library
Saturday, November 24          9:00 - 10:00 am
Join the Perry Hall Library’s monthly walking club. They meet at HoneyGo Run Regional Park at the picnic pavilion closest to the parking lot. Wear comfortable shoes and bring water.

The Dash Diet
Wednesday, November 28                 10:30 am
Join our TOPS group for this lecture on the Dash diet from our Nutrition Made Clear DVD series. Sign up in advance.

Current Events
Wednesday, November 28                   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.

 Scarpbook Travel: Parade of Nations
Thursday, November 29                   11:00 am                   
Join member, Rosemary Ward as she flips through her scrapbook and shows pictures from her trip with Seven Oaks to Virginia for the Parade of Nations and Virginia International Tattoo. Sign up in advance.
New Member Orientation
Thursday, November 29                     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.

 What Would you Do?
CRASE Training

Tuesday, December 11
12:30-2:30 pm
The possibility of being involved in an active shooter situation is a high risk threat. This workshop
provides the knowledge, skills and attitudes required for effective responses to such threats. They will discuss steps you can take to stay safe if you encounter a hostile situation with intruders looking to do harm in a public building. C.R.A.S.E. – Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events/Personal Safety Awareness in Public Buildings. Anyone is invited to this training that will be held at Seven Oaks Senior Center.
Please sign up in advance at the front desk.




Adventure Club Outings:

Ongoing Monthly Programs in October