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! 

Income Taxes
Friday, January 4                             10:15 am
As part of the Doug Burgess Transition Speaker Series Doug has lined up a local accounting firm to discuss income taxes. Sign up in advance.
Identity Theft Program
Monday, January 7                             1:00 pm
Debby Chenoweth, from the Baltimore County Police Department returns to discuss identity theft and scams. Sign up in advance.

Boutique Tissue Box Cover Class
Friday, January 4                    1:00 - 3:00 pm
Join us to make a boutique tissue box cover with scenes appropriate to display in January and February. Check out the example sitting at the front desk then sign up and pay. Cost $12. Class limited to 10 members.
10 Minute Seated Massages
Thursday, Jan. 10 & Wednesday, Jan. 16 
Doug Wittich, Licensed Massage Therapist is offering 10 minute chair massages in the Fitness Center twice a month from 9am - 3pm. You must fill out a brief health questionnaire before your massage. No refunds if you are a no show or cancel the day of your appointment. Walk-ins welcome if there is space.

Movie: Chappaquiddick  
Friday, January 11                         12:45 pm
On July 18, 1969, Sen. Ted Kennedy drives his car off of a bridge on Massachusetts Chappaquiddick Island. The accident results in the death of passenger Mary Jo Kopechne, a 28-year-old campaign strategist who worked for Kennedy. The ongoing investigation into the mysterious and scandalous events forever alters his political legacy -- and ultimately changes the course of presidential history. Hot popcorn and drinks served. An ET lunch will be served at Noon for $2.50 donation. On the menu: Hot Ham & Swiss Cheese Sand, Greek Style Salad w/Feta Cheese, Steamed Carrots w/Dill, WG Rye Bread, Sliced Apples Pack and Fat Free Chocolate Milk. Sign up for lunch by 1/9.

Cannabis Lunch & Learn
Tuesday, January 15 at 12:30 pm
Join Pharmacist Steve Seidel to learn about Cannabis as a safe, natural, alternative to healing, without opioids and other pharmaceuticals. Also, learn about the different medical conditions and different methods of consumption. Come join us for lunch and bring your questions!
Please sign up in advance in the free binder so we can give Charm City Medicus a headcount.
TED Talk: The Power of Vulnerability
Thursday, January 17                      1:00 pm
Brené Brown studies human connection -- our ability to empathize, belong, love. In a poignant, funny talk, she shares a deep insight from her research, one that sent her on a personal quest to know herself as well as to understand humanity. A talk to share. Join Jim Lightner as he facilitates a lively discussion after the video. Sign up in advance.

Center Closed -Martin Luther King Day
Monday, January 21
Perry Hall Library
Tuesday, January 22                      10:00 am  
The Perry Hall library series returns with brain games. Sign up in advance.

 Brain Games with ALEXA
Tuesday, January 22                      11:00 am
Join Leslie as she has Alexa tax your brain.

Current Events
Wednesday, January 23                   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.

 New Member Orientation
Thursday, January 24                        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: Skipjacks 
Thursday, January 24         4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Meet up for happy hour at Skipjacks at the corner of Belair Rd. and Fowler Ave. Hangout with your friends from Seven Oaks and enjoy happy hour specials on drinks. Sign up in

Singles Dance
Friday, January 25 at 12:30 pm
Bruce Thomas returns for an afternoon of dancing! Chips, pretzels and sodas will be served. This event is free and open to the public (ages 60+. Sign up in advance if you plan to attend.

 McBand Performs at Seven Oaks
Tuesday, January 29 at 12:30
McBand, a local group that used to play at McDonald’s and continues to play for others in the area will perform for an hour following a Special Eating Together Lunch. On the menu: Apple Almond Stuffed Chicken (skin-on chicken breast stuffed with apples, almonds and raisins with white wine sauce), white & wild rice blend, dilled carrots, peas & pearl onions, butterscotch pudding, orange pineapple juice and milk. 
Sign up for lunch by Fri. 1/25.
Weight Management for Seniors
Wednesday, January 30                    10:30 am
Join Robin Zahor, RN during TOPS to discuss healthy ways to maintain or lose weight. Sign up in advance.

Brain Fitness with Robin
Wednesday, January 30                    11:30 am
Robin Zahor, RN will teach fun ways to exercise your mind, increase your memory and grow your brain for better brain health. Sign up in advance.
Trivia with Gloria
Thursday, January 31                        1:00 pm
Join Gloria for some trivia. Sign up in advance.

 Souper Bowl/ Top Chef Cook Off
Friday, February 1 at 12:45 pm
With Super Bowl right around the corner lets celebrate with Soup! Do you make fantastic soup? Consider entering this Top Chef Cook Off contest by making your favorite pot of soup (1.5 gallon). Members and staff will judge. Bread will be served with the soup and we’ll have cake for dessert. Your soup needs to be cooked at the Center so sign up at the front desk for a time slot to use the kitchen. All chefs will be given a $25 gift card the day of the event to thank them for participating plus ribbons will be awarded to the winners.
Tickets are $2  and go on sale Monday, January 7.

Friday, February 15 at 12:30
Whether you’re married, single or widowed come for a fun afternoon of dancing and let Seven Oaks Be Your Valentine! Music by Danny Doland and treats served. Cost $2. Tickets on sale January 14. Sponsored by Brightview.

 Ongoing Monthly Events & Workshops

 Tablet/Smart Phone Help -  Monday, January 7, 14 & 28. Sign up for an appointment with David Yoon.
Computer Troubleshooting - Tuesday, January 8 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.
BINGO - Tuesday, January 8 & 22 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, January 11 at 9:15 am Karen Kansler, RN takes your blood pressure.
Card Making Workshop - Friday, January 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.