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.



Emergency Preparedness
Tuesday, October 8                           1:00 pm The Public Health Emergency Preparedness   Division of the Baltimore County Dept of Health will give a presentation on preparing for emergency situations. Participants will be encouraged to assemble an emergency kit, make a plan, and discuss with family members what to do in case of an emergency. Pet emergency preparedness will be reviewed also.

 Caregiver Resource Session
Wednesday, October 9           9:00 - 11:00 am
Caring for a relative can be rewarding but
challenging, so come speak with the BCDA Caregivers Program staff to learn about resource options, gain new strategies and receive
guidance about your caregiving situation.


Letters from the Queen
Friday, October 11 at 1pm
Gail Fiedler will share her royal mail with us. She has been pen-pals with Queen Elizabeth since 2011. Bring your favorite hat and tea cup and enjoy a unique look into the Royal family.
 
 Matters of the Heart
Friday, October 11           9:30 am - 12:00 pm
University of MD nursing students will be
available to take blood pressure and provide
educational information on stroke, nutrition, heart and blood pressure. Learn something while helping them complete part of their
curriculum. Just show up!
Center Closed for Columbus Day


Monday, October 14
Water: Hot or Cold? Just Get Enough
Wednesday, October 16                   10:30 am
Learn the signs of dehydration and methods to prevent this problem no matter the season.
Daria Rovonski, RN, MS will share important information during our TOPS group.               

 Get 25% Off at Boscov’s
Wednesday, October 16 - All Day
 Buy a $5 shopping pass at the front desk of Seven Oaks to use at Boscov’s on October 16 for 25% off store wide. Boscov’s will have sales, prizes, food & more! We keep the $5 per pass so tell your friends, family and neighbors and support Seven Oaks!

Residential Security

Thursday, October 17                        1:00 pm         
Join Public Safety Office, Bryan Dietsch from the Baltimore County Police Dept for a presentation on residential security.

Movie: Breakthrough
Friday, October 18                           12:45 pm
Tragedy strikes when Joyce's 14 year old son, John, falls through the ice. Trapped underwater for more than 15 mins, he is rescued and rushed to the nearest hospital. Doctors fear the worst, but he continues to fight for his life as his      parents and their pastor stay by his bedside and pray for a miracle. Rated PG. 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 10/16.
 
Adventure Club: Bluegrass Afternoon
Saturday, October 19               2:00 - 6:30 pm
The Lion’s Club is holding their 6th Annual Bluegrass Afternoon at the Klausmeier Farm (4014 Perry Hall Blvd.) You can buy your $30 ticket at the front desk and enjoy music by Bluestone Bluegrass, pit beef and turkey, hot dogs, salads, house-made ice cream, waters and soft drinks. Beer, wine & specialty drinks    available for purchase. Bring your own chair. No coolers permitted. Gates open 1:30 pm.
 
Perry Hall Library Series
Tuesday, October 22                         10:00 am
Join library staff at Seven Oaks to make a fall Indian corn key chain. Limited to 12.


Fresh Conversations Program: Dairy Case Dilemma… Is It Really Milk?
Tuesday, October 22            10:00 - 12:00 pm
Should plant-based beverages made from soy, almond or coconut be labeled milk? Compare the nutritional value of plant based beverages to milk from cows. Receive a newsletter about heart healthy fats, what foods are safe to eat after a power outage, and fun and easy recipes.


OctoBEER Fest
Tuesday, October 22 at 12:45 pm
Our Mother’s Day Wine tasting event was such a big hit we decided to try it again but with Beer! Join us Tuesday, October 22 at 12:45 pm to sample 5 local brews paired with a 5 course meal: Beer & Cheese Dip with Soft Pretzels, Sweet & Sour Meatballs, BBQ Pulled Pork Slider, Pasta
Salad and Dessert. Red Lobster is giving us a basket of cheddar biscuits for each table. Tickets are $15 in advance.

Demystifying Annuities
Wednesday, October 23                     10:45 am
Bring your questions and learn about the         different types and features of these products.

 TED Talk: Why Governments Should Prioritize Well Being
Thursday, October 24                          1:00 pm
In this visionary talk, First Minister of Scotland explains the far-reaching implications of a "well-being economy" -- which places factors like equal pay, childcare, mental health and access to green space at its heart -- and shows how this new
focus could help build resolve to confront global challenges. Jim Lightner will facilitate a lively
discussion after the talk.
 
Meet Up: Bar Louie
Thursday, October 24                4:00 - 6:00 pm
Meet up for happy hour at Bar Louie on the     Avenue at White Marsh. Hangout with your friends and enjoy happy hour specials.
           
Program Planning Meeting
Friday, October 25                            10:15 am
Join us following Friday café to discuss upcoming events for 2020. We need your ideas! We’ll be looking for chairs and helpers for events. If you can’t attend share your ideas with staff.


Line Dance Party with Joey C
Friday, October 25 from 1 - 3 pm
This event is free but sign up in the binder so we can plan ahead. Sodas and snacks served.

Membership Meeting & Lunch
Monday, October 28                     12:30 pm
All members are asked to attend our bi-monthly Council meeting where members vote on
purchases, policy changes, etc. Refreshments served. Choice of Italian or American cold cut sub with chips will be served at Noon for $6. Purchase your lunch ticket in advance. Everyone attending will be entered in a drawing for a $50 gift card that we’ll give away at the end of the meeting.

Honoring Those In Service to Our Nation
Tuesday, October 29                           1:00 pm
Join Wayne Schaumburg, local historian as he presents this program, on Baltimore Memorials in honor of the upcoming Veteran’ s holiday.


  

Ongoing Monthly Events & Workshops

BINGO - Tuesday, October 1 & 15 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.

Tablet/Smart Phone Help -  Monday, October 7 & 21. Sign up for an appt with David Yoon.

Current Events - (now meeting twice a month) Wednesday, October 9 at 11:45 am & Wednesday, October 23 at 2:00 pm - Join volunteer, Joy Mays and other members to discuss    current news and politics. If you’d like, bring a newspaper article to share.

Seated Massages with Doug - Thursday, October 10 & Monday, October 21 - 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, October 11 at 9:15 am Karen Kansler, RN takes your blood pressure.

Card Making Workshop - Friday, October 11 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, October 28 at 10:00 am Let Alvin Miller help you with your device. Bring your device & passwords. Sign up in advance.