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202 Medical Heights Drive
Frankfort, KY 40601
Phone: 502-223-5794
Fax: 502-227-8019
   
 

Guest Speakers

Special Programs & Speakers

HELPING HANDS FOOD PANTRY DISTRIBUTION
Helping Hands Food Pantry is part of a nationwide program, "Feeding America" and a regional program, "God's Pantry." Each Wednesday the Senior Center picks up food donations from local vendors (like Walmart and Kroger) that are ear the expiration date and distributes these items to anyone over 18 years of age who comes to the Center. 
Food Pantry Distribution:   Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.

MONTHLY BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKS
October 5: 10:30 a.m. Blood Pressure Check by Caretenders
October 8: 10:30 a.m. Blood Pressure Check by  Kindred at Home

MUSIC CONCERTS
October 3, 10 a.m.
Bonnie & Ronnie 50's & 60's Music
October 10, 10 a.m. Arnold Clark's Friends Country Music
October 22, 10 a.m. Rick Hanks Music
October 29, 10 a.m. Leon Tracy Music
October 30, 10 a.m. Capital Steppers Line Dancing

BINGO DATES
September 28, 10 a.m. Bingo with Craig Hall, Medicare Solution Specialist
October 2, 10 a.m. Bingo with Priscilla
October 12, 10 a.m. Bingo with Frankfort Care & Rehab
October 16, 10 a.m. Big Bucks Bingo with Bill
October 26, 10 a.m. Bingo with Craig Hall

POT LUCK & VARIETY SHOW
Tuesday, October 2, 5 p.m.
Bring a dish to share at pot luck then stay for the fantastic variety show at 6 p.m.

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS
Monday, October 1, 10 a.m.
Julia Moore from Frankfort Regional Medical Center will talk about breat cancer statistics, screening options, survivor benefits and Live Strong programs.

CRUISE ON THE THOROBRED BOAT
Friday, October 5, 9:15 a.m. 
Join us for a free cruise on the Kentucky River as Ed Wilcox, KSU, tells us all about the river, its uses, the watershed and how storm water affects the river. The boat has rest rooms, air conditioning and plenty of space to sit down. There is a ramp down to the dock, but you must be able to step from the dock into the boat. Cruise will last approximately 1 1/2 hours. We'll load the Center but at 9:15 a.m. for the 10 a.m. cruise. If you prefer, you may meet us at the dock on Wilkinson Blvd. Either way, call the Center, 223-5794, or stop by Roxann's desk to sign up NLT September 28. Limit 45. 

WHAT'S HAPPENING IN THE NEWSPAPER WORLD?
Monday October 8, 10 a.m.
This week is National Newspaper Week, and publisher Steve Stewart will join us. What is happening in the newspaper world? And what's the future of news and printed news? Steve will give insight into the world of the newspaper as he sees it.

LUNCHEON & TOUR OF THE CASTLE
Tuesday, October 9, 11 a.m.
The group will leave the Center at 11 a.m., drive to the Castle, tour the Castle, then have a gourmet farm-to-table lunch. We'll be back by 3 p.m. Cost is $42 per peso. Limit 14 people. Stop by the office to purchase your ticket.

TITLE IV CAPTIONING PHONE
Monday, October 15, 10 a.m.
For people who are living with severe to profound hearing loss, captioned phones can be an excellent tool to help anyone communicate with friends, family members and professional contacts. Matt Hale from Clear Captions will inform us about Title IV federally funded captioned phones.

BOOK GROUP
Tuesday, October 16, 10:30 a.m.
this month's selection is a much-loved classic, Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte. Books are available at the Center

KSU NUTRITION & COOKING DEMONSTRATION
Wednesday, October 17, 10 a.m.
Gidgett and our friends from Kentucky State University Cooperative Extension Program will join us to talk about quick and healthy eating and then they'll demonstrate and we'll taste a homemade Melon Salsa. 

MINUTE TO WIN IT
Friday, October 19, 10 a.m.
Join in the monthly competition. Jennifer from Ashwood Place is now sponsoring this fun morning. 

TOUR OF WEST SIXTH FARM
Tuesday, October 23, 10 a.m.
October 23 and 24 celebrate American Beer Week, so we've planned a tour of West Sixth Street Farm. It's complete with a taproom, outdoor pavilion, hop yard, orchard, trails and more. Birch Bragg will give us a guided tour of the farm and answer any questions we might have about the the craft beer industry in the Us and particularly Kentucky and West Sixth. This trip is free. You can ride the Center bus to the farm at 9:30 a.m. or meet us at the farm, 4495 Shadrick Ferry Road, at 10 a.m. Please call the office to sign up.

FLU SHOT CLINIC WITH HOMETOWN PHARMACY
Wednesday, October 24, 10 a.m.
if you haven't gotten your flu shot yet, you still have this chance. Bring your Medicare Card and your Medicare Plan D Card (if you have one). If you do not have a Medicare card, please bring your insurance card. if you don't have any insurance, check with the pharmacist that day.

DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP
Thursday, October 25, 4:30 p.m. 
A perfect group if you have a diabetes diagnosis and need information or care for someone who has diabetes.

CAPITAL STEPPERS LINE DANCING
Tuesday, October 30, 10 a.m.
Our own Capital Steppers will perform their latest dances. Join us for a high-stepping morning.

HALLOWEEN COSTUME & TRICK OR TREAT
Wednesday, October 31, 10 a.m.
Wear your costume for the costume parade if you'd like. Bring some trick or treat goodies because we'll be hosting the 2nd and 3rd grade trick or treaters from Capital Day School.