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Posted: November 9, 2008 7:46 p.m.
Updated: November 10, 2008 4:59 a.m.
Senior Lunch Menu
Available Monday through Friday at the SCV Senior Center in Newhall, and at Bouquet Canyon Seniors. Also available Monday, Wednesday and Thursday at the Masonic Lodge in Friendly Valley (661) 299-4595.
Monday - Stuffed peppers
Tuesday - Chicken fajitas
Wednesday - Hot roast beef sandwich
Thursday - BBQ chicken
Friday - Beef tips
Note: Menu is subject to change.

The SCV Senior Center is located at 22900 Market St. in Newhall. For a detailed monthly calendar, call the center at (661) 259-9444.
Bouquet Canyon Seniors is located at 26705 Bouquet Canyon Rd. in Saugus. For information call (661) 513-9479. All the following activities will occur at the SCV Senior Center, unless otherwise indicated.

Nov. Senior

The Castaic Regional Sports Complex will host the following events for seniors:
Tuesday - Veteran's Day Trip to Forest Lawn - Bus leaves complex at 9:30 a.m. $10
Friday - Bob Carter speaks on Abraham Lincoln - 10:30 a.m. to noon in the community room
Nov. 21 - Thanksgiving pot luck luncheon - 10 a.m. to noon in the community room

Senior Center movie
The Santa Clarita Senior Center will show "Some like it hot" at 2:15 p.m. Nov. 12 at 22900 Market Street, Newhal. Donation, $1, popcorn, $0.25, free parking. (661) 259-9444.

education program
Summerhill Villa and the Alzheimer's Association will host a free community education program "Alzheimer's, my mom, our journey" from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at 24431 Lyons Ave. (661) 254-9933.

SCV Quilt Guild

The Santa Clarita Valley Quilt Guild meets on the second Thursday of each month from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Santa Clarita Methodist Church, 26640 Bouquet Canyon Road, Saugus. The following is a list of upcoming activities:
Thursday - Jake Finch on 12 Steps to Recovering Money from Your Fabric Addiction.

Duplicate bridge game in Castaic
There will be a duplicate bridge game every Thursday morning at 9:30 a.m. The games will be held at the Castaic Regional Sports Complex until the new addition is completed at the Senior Center in Newhall. For more information, call (661) 803-2266.
Senior Center rummage sale
The SCV Senior Center will host a monthly rummage sale on the first Tuesday and Wednesday of each month from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Items may be donated on the preceding Friday and Monday each month at 8 a.m. All funds raised benefit the SCV Senior Center.

Come Sing the

You are invited to join the Santa Clarita Silvertone Singers & Rhythm Review every Monday from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the Bouquet Canyon Senior Living Facility (rec. room), 26705 Bouquet Canyon Road, Saugus. For more information call (661)296-3321.

Flu shots at the SCV Senior Center
Free flu shots will be administered at the SCV Senior Center on Friday from 9 to 11 a.m. The shots will be given to individuals who are at high risk for flu. That category includes: People 65 and older; adults with health conditions such as asthma, or other chronic disorders of the pulmonary or cardiovascular systems; pregnant women; and people who required regular medical follow-up or hospitalization during the preceding year due to diabetes, kidney disease, blood disorders, immunosuppression, or other chronic illnesses. For more information, call (661) 259-9444.

Polynesian Dance

A Beginner Polynesian Dance class is offered at the SCV Senior Center on Mondays from 3-4 p.m. The class instructor is Winona Platenberg. The cost for the class is $3 for seniors and $6 for non-seniors. Call (661) 259-9444 to sign up; reservations requested but not required.

Health and
Wellness Programs

Caregiver Support: Friday, 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Emotional Support: Tuesday, 10-11 a.m.
Fibromyalgia Support Group: Second Sat. of the month, 10:30 a.m.-noon Hearing Check: Second Monday of the month, 12-1 p.m.
Haircuts by Jacki Glavin: Every Tuesday, 8:30-11:30 a.m.
Grief Support: Tuesday, 11 a.m. - noon
Support Group for the Visually Impaired: 2nd and 4th Friday, 1-2 p.m.
At Castaic Lake: Stress Management Class, 3 p.m. led by Trudy Engle


The local H.I.C.A.P. Counselor, Bob Hill, has announced new hours. First Monday of each month, 10 a.m.-noon; second and fourth Mondays of each month, 1-3 p.m. at the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market Street, Santa Clarita. Services are free of charge. The group provides volunteer counselors to help seniors and the disabled with eligibility, sorting through the ever-growing number of programs, and maximizing their use of Medicare. Call the Center (661) 259-9444, or (661) 255-1588 for appointment.


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