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Posted: November 29, 2009 10:22 p.m.
Updated: December 7, 2009 4:55 a.m.
Mobile Solutions Van visits SCV Senior Center
The Mobile Solutions Van from the Braille Institute will be available for the visually impaired at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the following up-coming date: Dec. 10
The Braille Institute Van offers a wide variety of services for the visually impaired without the time or trouble of visiting the Braille Institute in Los Angeles. Services include, for example, the sale of assistive devices, library services registration, resource referrals, and more. To meet with a low-vision consultant, you must make an appointment by calling John Taylor at the Senior Center, (661) 259-9444, extension 125.

Crosstown Cowboys to perform
The Crosstown Cowboys will be performing in the William S. Hart Museum on Dec. 5 at 7 p.m.
Tickets are $20 and reservations can be made by calling the Hart Museum at (661) 254-4584.
All donations to this event will benefit the William S. Hart Park and Museum.
The William S. Hart Museum was home to famous Film and Movie Star William S. Hart. The Mansion will be beautifully decorated and is filled with priceless artifacts and famous art work and paintings by Russell and Remmington.
Holiday refreshments will be served.

Senior Cinema presents ‘The Little Princess'
The Senior Cinema is showing a special Shirley Temple movie, ‘The Little Princess,' Dec. 13 at 5 p.m.
In addition, there will be a Shirley Temple look alike contest. Pick up a free entry form at the SCV Senior Center. All are welcome to enter the contest. Judging will be at the matinee. Also if you have a treasured Shirley Temple doll you would like to share, bring it along and we will take photos for the Mighty Oak, the center's newsletter. Info: (661) 259-9444.

Educational & Technical Training
Archeology and Anthropology: Wednesday, 9:30-11:10 a.m. with Fred Rice of USC and Cal State Northridge.
Computer Training (Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced in Windows and
Mac): Call the Center for Information.
Computer Training for the Visually Impaired: Monday, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Friday, 12-2 p.m.
Ham Radio: Tuesday, 1-2 p.m.

Functional Fitness
At 8:30 a.m. M-W-F, we're movin' and groovin', steppin' and sweatin' to the beat with ACE Certified Exercise Specialist Linda Bennett.
We're the new and improved "middle age" 50+ active adults. The program encompasses functional fitness - moves are designed to simulate ADLs (activities of daily living), and sports moves like golf, tennis, and skiing. We do cardiovascular training, muscle and bone building, core stabilization, and spatial awareness for balance - all within one hour. If you're not quite ready for the fast and furious fitness, at 9:45 a.m. there is a great 30-minute chair class that will suit you. Call the Senior Center at (661) 259-9444, or Linda Bennett at (661) 993-3969.

Arts and Crafts
Calligraphy: Tuesdays, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., room A2
Needlework & Crafts: Mondays, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. , in room. A2
Mixed Media: Tuesdays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. , in room A2
Thursdays , 9 a.m-4:30 p.m. in room A2
Oil Painting: Mondays, 6:30-9:30 p.m. , room A3 and Wednesdays, 9 a.m-12 noon, room A1
Watercolor: Tuesdays, 6:30-9:30 p.m. , in room A3


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