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Posted: April 11, 2011 1:55 a.m.
Updated: April 11, 2011 1:55 a.m.

Senior lunch menu
Available Monday through Friday at the SCV Senior Center in Newhall. Meals are 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 — Barbecue pork riblet sandwich
Tuesday — Teriyaki chicken
Wednesday — Hot roast beef sandwich
Thursday — Creole chicken
Friday — Baked fish
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.

Free healthy foods cooking class
Registered Dietitian Stephanie Correnti will conduct a free “Healthy Foods for a Healthier You” cooking and nutrition classes at the Senior Center in activity rooms A-1 and A-2 on Fridays through May 20. Pre-registration is required. New recipes and information each week. Classes run from 1-2 p.m. and then 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. and are limited to 15 persons per session. Each person may attend one class each week. To sign up contact Diana Sevanian at (661) 255-1588 ext. 128 or email You may also sign up in person in the Supportive Services modular at the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market St., Newhall.

Senior Center lectures and clinics
Wednesday, April 13 — Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital presents Dr. Devinder S. Kumar, anesthesiologist and pain specialist of Ulatime Pain Management in Valencia, who will discus the latest developments in pain management therapies.
Wednesday, April 20 — Members of the Professionals Helping Seniors Santa Clarita Alliance will hold a meet and greet special event. Learn about this diversified networking group of local businesses and  how each entity helps seniors.
Registered dietitian Lori Robinson will provide free blood sugar testing, 11 a.m.-noon, Supportive Services. Please refrain from eating/drinking at least four hours to test.
Wednesday, April 27 — Providence Health Services presents Dr. Gregory Castillo for “Ask The Doctor” — bring your questions.
Thursday, April 28 —  Audiology Associates will provide free hearing tests, 11 a.m.-noon, Supportive Services modular building, primarily for people who do not wear hearing ads, all hearing-related questions welcome.

Community dance
Third Friday of every month, 7:30-10 p.m.

Fibromyalgia support group
Support group meeting second Saturday of every month, 10:30 - noon. Info: (661) 270-1961 or

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. Sunday, March 27 — Denis LaPron’s Time Machine, Sunday, May 22 — Scott Roewe Pacific Swing Band. Info: (661) 254-4220 or (661)  298-7865.

Senior Orchestra seeks players

Bring your instrument and join the fun, all instruments and skill levels welcome, 3:30 p.m, Thursdays, Bouquet Canyon Senior Apartments, multipurpose room, 26705 Bouquet Canyon, Saugus. Info: (661) 298-9553 or (661) 296-4977.

Health lectures and clinics
Free blood pressure screening takes place in activity Room 3 each Wednesday from noon-1 p.m.

Educational and 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.

Food for the Soul
Put smiles on the faces and warm the hearts of homebound seniors when you become a home-delivered meal driver. Become a part of our volunteer team to ensure that no senior goes without a meal. Help is desperately needed for as little as two and one-half hours one day a week or even one day a month (Monday through Friday, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.). Vehicles provided. Contact the SCV Senior Center: 259-9444.


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