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Classes and Activities

The Orange Senior Center offers a variety of on-going and unique programs and activities open to anyone over age 50. Classes fill quickly and require pre-registration unless listed as drop-in. To register, call the center at (216) 831-8600 x 5700 or register online by clicking here. 
 
Do you have an idea for a new class? contact Maggie Runyon at (216) 831-8600 x 5700 or at mrunyon@orangecsd.org
 
Shutterfly Class
Wednesday, May 15, 5:30 pm
Learn how to use Shutterfly to create beautiful gifts. You can create cards and decorative items for your home, or gifts for friends and family using your own photos and the Shutterfly.com website. This class is sponsored by O.S.A.C.A! FREE but please pre-register by May 13. 
 
Spring Cleanse
Wednesday, May 22, 12 pm
Food is more than fuel for your body. Why do we crave processed foods, sugar, and coffee? Even pesticides, disinfectants, deodorizers harm your body's inner environment. Understand a safe healthy way to eliminate these toxins and how nutrient rich foods support your organs for detoxing. The benefits are greater clarity, weight loss, improved energy and peace of mind. In this class learn how to prepare recipes, with meal planning tips to avoid stress and not feel like you’re starving yourself. FREE but must pre-register

Bagels, Biceps, & Blood Pressure on the Patio
Wednesday, May 29, 9:30am
Frequent blood pressure monitoring allows more opportunities to detect elevated blood pressure and offers the chance to do a better job of treating it. Enjoy a bagel and have a relaxing morning under our new sail shade on the patio before or after you have your blood pressure taken. Sponsored by Bruegger’s Bagels. FREE but must pre-register

AARP Fraud Watch Network
Wednesday, June 5, 12 pm
Pack your lunch and learn about AARP’s goal of empowering people with the knowledge and resources to combat fraud and scams.  In Ohio, we have a team of trained AARP volunteer presenters who arm people with the tools needed to spot, avoid, and report frauds and scams.  The presentation provides an overview of many types of scams and frauds and discusses methods for how to avoid them.  Vigilance against scammers is the number one weapon in protecting yourself and your family from identity theft and fraud.   By taking a few practical steps, you have the power to stop fraud before it happens.  FREE but must pre-register.

Healthy Living for your Brain and Body
Wednesday, June 12, 12 pm
For centuries, we’ve known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age. Pack your lunch and join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.  FREE but must pre-register.

Game Afternoon
Friday, June 14, 12 - 3pm
Do you play Bridge? Mahjong? Canasta? Scrabble? Come to the Orange Senior Center with your friends and play! We will have plenty of tables and chairs set up. Snacks will be provided. $2.00 Donation.

Genealogy
Wednesday, June 19, July 17, August 21, 5:30 pm
Build your family tree and write the stories of your ancestors.
In this three session class learn some useful tips for learning about your ancestors and then how to write their stories.  At our first two meetings we will discuss several different websites you can use to find out about your ancestors.  For our third meeting, learn how to dig a little deeper into your roots, and really start to build the story of your ancestors with writing prompts and tips for organizing all the information you have on your ancestors. This is a lecture class, no laptop needed.  Sponsored by O.S.A.C.A!   FREE but please pre-register by June 14

Brainersize
Tuesday, June 25, 12 pm
Pack your lunch and give your brain a workout! This program challenges participants to exercise their brains with puzzles, words games, and trivia, all the while explaining the functions of the brain and working memory. FREE but must pre-register

Contact

Senior Center Front Desk
(216) 831-8601 Ext. 5700

Maggie Runyon
Senior Adult Coordinator
Ext. 5701
  
Julie Rohrich
Senior Adult Associate
Front Desk Info Specialist
Ext. 5703
 
Jacinta Davis
Senior Adult Associate
Ext. 5702

Senior Adult Van Transportation: 
New Clients (216) 831-8601 Ext. 5700
To schedule rides (216) 265-1489
 
Orange Senior Center
32205 Chagrin Blvd,
Pepper Pike OH 44124
On North Campus across from Orange High School

Senior Center Hours:
Monday-Friday 9am - 4:30pm
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