MONTHLY ACTIVITIES

Our Ongoing and Monthly activities

Creative Expressions

Fitness

Games & Recreation

Literary Endeavors

Health & Wellness

CREATIVE EXPRESSIONS

BUG! - Blaine Ukulele Group

Tuesdays: 1:30pm - 3:00pm

Join other Ukulele enthusiasts for an informal and fun jam session. Whether you are new to the ukulele, or a long time player, everyone is encouraged to join in the fun!

Coloring

Weekdays: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Saturdays: 9:00am - 1:00pm

This fun and relaxing activity can help with stress relief by calming the mind and getting your creative juices flowing. There are beautiful pre-printed designs in a binder by the coffee bar along with colored pencils for your use. 

Crafters Circle

Thursdays: 10:30am - 11:30am

Come get creative at the Crafters Circle. Meet new friends and get your projects done. Current projects include sewing, knitting, crochet, and needle-work. Many of the finished items are sold to benefit the Blaine Senior Center.

PAINTERS PALeTTE

Tuesdays: 1:00Pm - 4:00pm

Our group of local artists varies in skill level, chosen media, subject matter and artistic style. There is no formal instruction, but everyone is willing to share their knowledge and talents. All skill levels are invited to come and paint. 

Rod’s Bluegrass Jammers / Rodney’s Holler

Wednesdays: Rodney’s Holler CLOSED Rehearsal 10:00am - 11:30am
Saturdays: Rod’s Bluegrass Jammers OPEN Jam 9:30am - 12:00 noon

Named after it’s founding member, Rodney DeMent, the Jammers strive to bring joy to all who hear them. Grab your fiddle and find your voice, everyone is welcome to join the party Saturday mornings! Wednesdays rehearsals are reserved for our core group of players who perform around Whatcom County.

ZEn Inspired Art - ZIA

Thursdays: 10:00am - 11:30am

ZIA – Zen Inspired Art, also known as Zentangle© is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns, known as tangles. You create tangles with combinations of dots, lines, simple curves, S-curves and orbs.  Please bring plain, un-lined paper and your favorite writing/drawing tools, i.e. fine tip pens, pencils or markers.

FITNESS

Chail Pilates

Fridays: 10:00am - 11:00am

LAST CLASS WILL BE: MARCH 13. Angela is moving away & will no longer be able to teach Angela Jones is a classically trained Pilates teacher, specializing in spine safe movement. Her class incorporates both standing and chair Pilates and is safe for everyone. 

 

Dolly’s Fitness DVD

Thursdays: 9:30am - 10:30am

Dolly Robb’s DVD incorporates both standing and chair stretches along with resistance bands.

LINE DANCING

Mondays 5:00pm - 6:30pm

Everyone is welcome to join this informal group and learn dance steps and choreography for both traditional and contemporary line dancing. 

Open Gym

Weekdays: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Saturdays: 9:00am - 1:00pm

Our gym is available for member use only. There are two options for using the gym, both require a signed Physician’s Release form available from the office. The ‘Cardio Only’ option allows you access to all of the cardio equipment, unless stated otherwise by your physician. The ‘Full Use’ option allows access to both the strength and cardio machines, once you have completed the mandatory 6-week Strength Training Class. 

Strength Training Class

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 3:00pm - 4:00pm OR 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Next Class Begins April 13, 2020
sign up in the office

Spaces fill up quickly for this popular class. Each session is limited to six participants. Instructor Phil Aguirre will lead the class and teach the proper usage of all the gym equipment. This class is required to have full access to the gym. For more information and to sign up, please stop by the office. 

Stretch with Lucy

Tuesdays: 9:30AM - 10:30am

Lucy Donaldson leads this gentle stretch class that incorporates both standing and chair stretches along with the use of resistance bands.

Stronger Seniors® DVD Workouts

Stretch: Mondays 9:00am - 10:00am
Strength: Wednesdays 9:00am - 10:00am
Yoga: Fridays 9:00am - 10:00am

Follow along with the Stronger Seniors® Workout Program.

Tai Ji

Balance: Mondays 9:30am - 10:30am
Thursdays 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Beyond Basics: Thursdays 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Fan: Wednesdays 8:30am - 9:30am
Sword: Mondays 9:00am - 9:30am

Experience more abundant health, harmony and balance. Tai Ji’s gentle movements release stress by relaxing and rejuvenating the body while refreshing the mind. 

Games & REcreation

American Mahjong

Tuesdays: 12:30pm - 3:00pm

Mahjong is a tile-based game commonly played by four players. Similar to the Western card game rummy, All skill levels are welcome.

bRIDGE

Thursdays: 12:00noon - 3:00pm

Bridge is a fun and challenging game to be enjoyed by players of all skill levels. It is a trick-taking card game using a standard 52-card deck. In its basic format, it is played by four players in two competing partnerships, with partners sitting opposite each other around a table. All welcome.

Friday Fun BINGO

Fridays: 12:30 - 1:30pm

Come enjoy a fun afternoon with friends, while winning silly prizes and heckling the caller. It’s comedy hour with bingo!

Bunco

Mondays: March 9 & 23 12:30PM - 2:00pm

Bunco is a fun game played with groups of four, trying to score points while taking turns rolling three dice.  

Mahjong

Tuesdays: 12:30pm - 3:00pm

Mahjong is a tile-based game that was developed in China during the Qing dynasty. It is commonly played by four players. Similar to the Western card game rummy, Mahjong is a game of skill, strategy, and calculation and involves a degree of chance. All skill levels are welcome. 

Mexican Train

Wednesdays: 2:00pm - 4:00pm

The Mexican Train Domino Game is a timeless classic that has entertained kids and adults for generations. Beginners to experts welcome. All aboard, it’s game time!

Ping Pong

Weekdays: 11:00am - 4:00pm
Saturdays: 9:00am - 1:00pm

Grab a friend and have fun!  Not only is ping pong fun, it’s a great way to stay in shape. All skill levels invited. 

(There are times when ping pong will not be available due to scheduling)

Pinochle

Mondays: 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Wednesdays: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Thursdays: 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Pinochle is a trick-taking, Ace-Ten card game typically for two to four players and played with a 48-card deck. Players score points by trick-taking and by forming combinations of cards into melds. Experienced players will happily teach newcomers.

Pool Hall

Weekdays: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Saturdays: 9:00am - 1:00pm

Come check out our recently renovated Pool Hall. We have two great tables to use. Whether you like eight-ball, snooker or blackball, there is usually someone to play with.

Wii Bowling

Available upon request

Learn to Wii Bowl. This Nintendo game uses the Wii Remote to mimic actions performed in real-life bowling. It’s a great way to have fun with your friends! 

Literary Endeavors

Bible Study

Fridays: 10:00am - 11:00am

Join us to discuss the Bible. This non-denominational group enjoys learning and growing together. All are welcome.

Book Club with Debby Farmer

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18 1:00PM - 2:00PM

The extraordinary true story of a young Jewish girl in Holland during World War II, who hides from the Nazis in the homes of an underground network of foster families, one of them the author’s grandparents. 

The Cut Out Girl is an astonishment, a deeply moving reckoning with a young girl’s struggle for survival during war, a story about the powerful love of foster families but also the powerful challenges, and about the ways our most painful experiences define us but also can be redefined, on a more honest level, many years after the fact.  

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Blood Pressure Check

Thursdays: 11:00am - 12:00noon

The Blaine Fire Department comes by each week to perform this vital service. No appointment necessary. *The Fire Dept. may not show if they are attending to a call. 

 

Foot Clinic

Tuesday: March 3 & 17
9:00am - 11:30am

Each 1/2 hr appointment includes a thorough assessment, a foot soak, nail trim, and foot massage. Contact the Front Desk or Office staff to sign up. Provider:  Connie Webster, RN (Retired)

 

Healthy Weight Support Group

Tuesdays: 11:00am - 12:00pm

The overall goal of this group is to develop and/or reinforce a healthy relationship with food and exercise. All welcome.

 

Massage Chair

Weekdays: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Saturdays: 9:00am - 1:00pm

Feeling stressed? Tight muscles? Just need to relax? Then check out the massage chair. Members are asked to limit use to 30 minutes at a time.

 

Hearing Changes Consultations

Tuesday: March 3 9:00am - 12:00am

Joel Bergsbaken, from the Hearing, Speech & Deaf Center, is offering one-on-one consultations for those who have questions about hearing changes as they age. . This is not a medical service, no hearing test is performed.  Sign-up for available appointments.  

 

Meditation

Mondays: 10:45am - 11:15am

Join us for simple, yet deeply relaxing, mantra-based meditation. Instructors: Traysiah Spring & Tom Bakken

Memory Loss Support Group

1st Tuesday of the Month: 1:30PM - 3:00PM

A support group for caregivers and/or family members of those with Dementia. Connect with others who are facing similar challenges.  

Facilitators:  Leslie Jackson, RN & Glenda McLachan, RN (Dementia Support Northwest). 

 

 

 

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