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Posted: April 11, 2010 11:08 p.m.
Updated: April 12, 2010 4:55 a.m.
Senior Lunch Menu
Available Monday through Friday at the SCV Senior Center in Newhall. Also available when you call one day ahead at Bouquet Canyon Seniors, Monday through Friday, (661) 513-9479, and available Monday, Wednesday and Thursday at the Masonic Lodge in Friendly Valley (661) 299-4595.
Monday – Sweet & Sour Chicken
Tuesday – Chili Egg Puff
Wednesday – Salisbury Steak
Thursday – Creole Chicken
Friday – Crabby Cakes or Knockwurst
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. All the following activities will occur at the SCV Senior Center, unless otherwise indicated.

Eating on a Budget & Healthy Cooking

Registered dietitian Stephanie Correnti will conduct a free six-week cooking demonstration and lecture, preparing foods that are high in nutritional value, low in fat, sugar, and salt and taste great. Learn some of the latest info on food topics such as medically required meals, cooking on a budget, and more. 1-2 p.m., through April 23, Bouquet Canyon Senior Apartments, 26705 Bouquet Canyon Road, Saugus. RSVP to Robin at (661) 259-9444, Ext. 110.

Pool Tournament
Trophies awarded to top three winners, 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, April 14. Sign up with Robin at (661) 259-9444, Ext. 110.

Certified Hypnotist Therapy Training Class
Taught by Dr. Michael Holt, NC, CHt, this two-hour weekly class will cover introduction, history and suggestibility, six basic induction types, deepening, testing, post-hypnotic suggestion, potential dangers and ethical issues, stress management and self-hypnosis and certification exam. Cost of the closs is $500, $400 without certification. 6-8 p.m., beginning May 6 and runs through Aug. 26. Seniors receive discount with proof of age.

Income Tax Help for Seniors

IRS/AARP trained volunteers will be available to help seniors complete and file their income taxes, free, Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons starting Feb. 9 through April 14. Participants need to bring a picture ID, copy of Social Security card, and last year’s tax return to appointment. Info: (661) 259-9444 or visit Elaine or Diane at the Senior Center from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Santa Clarita Swing Jazz Club
Listen and dance along to live swing music from 2-5 p.m., fourth Sunday of every Month. $7-$10. Info: (661) 254-4220 or (661)  298-7865.
Consumer Lectures
Wednesday — “Beating the Stress Before It Beats You,” presentation by Dr. Ronald Schwartz from Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital.
Wednesday, April 21 — “Common Foot Disorders,” presentation by podiatrist and foot care specialist Dr. Johnn Halebian, DPM, from Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital.
Wednesday, April 28 — “Pre-Diabetes,” presentation by health educator and registered dietitian Loree Search from Facey Medical Group.

Health Clinics
Free blood pressure screening takes place in activity Room 3 each Wednesday from noon-1 p.m.
Wednesday — Blood Sugar/Diabetes Clinic with registered dietitian Lori Robinson, who will provide free blood sugar testing; do not eat three hours before test.
Wednesday, April 21 — Hearing Clinic with audiologist Nola Aronson of Audiology Associates, who will provide free hearing checks, 11 a.m.-noon. Primarily for those not wearing hearing aids.

Educational & Technical Training
Archaeology 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-plus 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 259-9444, or Linda Bennett at 993-3969.


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