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Big Stone Lodge’s July Calendar- Bookmark

Hands Down Party Bridge Tournament. Friday, July 6 at 9:30 a.m.

Pair up with a partner and register to enjoy a competitive day of cards, a light breakfast, lunch, and dessert. The entry fee for a bridge team (two players) is $24. Registration is available at the Big Stone Lodge in person or via phone. The deadline for registration is Tuesday, July 3.

Medicare Scam Prevention. Wednesday, July 11 at 1 p.m.

New Medicare health insurance cards are being issued in 2018. With new cards comes the potential for new scams. Join Jessica Salazar with the Better Business Bureau as she explains these scams and demonstrates ways to stop and report abuse. Call 281-350-1029 to register for this free seminar.

Estate Planning and Probate. Thursday, July 12 at 2 p.m.

Join Judge Christine Butts of the Harris County Probate Courts for a presentation on the essential facts you should know about estate planning, the probate process, and the importance of the Probate Courts. Participants will also learn about wills, trusts, and guardianships. Call 281-350-1029 to register for this free seminar.

Trip Sign Up. Tuesday, July 17 at noon

Sign up is on a first-come, first-served basis. Transportation is provided for individuals 50 and better through Harris County Precinct 4’s Senior Adult Program. A Harris County Precinct 4 bus will pick up and drop off participants at Spring Baptist Church, located at 633 E. Louetta Road in Spring, for the following August trips:

  • Saturday, August 11 at 5 p.m. – Liberty Opry. The cost is $17 per person. Dinner is on your own at the Liberty Opry Café.
  • Wednesday, August 29 at 8 a.m. – Sam Houston Park. The cost is $7 per person. Lunch is on your own at Hickory Hollow.

Popcorn and a Movie. Wednesday, July 18 at 1 p.m.

Enjoy a free movie, popcorn, and a drink! This month’s featured attraction is The Sandlot. Call or stop by the Center to sign up yourself and a friend.

One in a Melon Luncheon. Friday, July 20 at 11:30 a.m.

Precinct 4’s Senior Adult Program invites all senior adults 50 years of age or better to a summertime luncheon featuring music performed by The Deci-Belles. Ben’s Chuck Wagon will provide trio salad (pasta salad, chicken salad sandwiches, fruit salad), dessert, and unlimited coffee and iced tea. An $8 per person suggested donation is requested and payable in advance during registration. Come by the Center Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to get tickets no later than Wednesday, July 18.

Sam Houston Memorial Museum, Huntsville. Wednesday, July 25 at 9 a.m.

Trip sign-up is on a first-come, first-serve basis at Big Stone Lodge. The cost is $5 per person. Lunch is on your own at Farmhouse Café. Transportation is provided for individuals 50 and better through Harris County Precinct 4’s Senior Adult Program. A Harris County Precinct 4 bus will pick up and drop off participants at Spring Baptist Church, located at 633 E. Louetta Road in Spring.

AARP Smart Driver Course. Friday, July 27 at 9 a.m.

Reduce your car insurance up to 10 percent by completing AARP’s Smart Driver Course. This class cannot be used for ticket dismissal. Certificates are rewarded upon course completion. A $15 fee is required for AARP members with proof of membership, and a $20 fee is required for non-members. Checks are payable to AARP. Advance registration is required, so please call or come by Big Stone Lodge to reserve a spot.

Ongoing

Rhythm Walking. Monday through Thursday at 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Start or end your day with a 2 ½-mile walk to music in the comfort of the Center.

Chair Exercise. Mondays and Wednesdays at 8:50 a.m.

This gentle exercise is designed to assist those who suffer from discomfort associated with arthritis, joint aches, and stiffness. Participants build strength while remaining safely seated.

T’ai Chi. Mondays and Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m.

A certified instructor teaches a combination of stretching and toning exercises.

Beginners Pilates. Mondays and Wednesdays at 10 a.m.

Learn how to build symmetry and coordination in the body. Loose-fitting exercise clothing and a thick yoga mat are required for maximum comfort.

Beginners Zumba. Mondays and Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.

A volunteer instructor leads this class that combines a variety of music with a fun and effective workout system.

Dancercise. Mondays and Wednesdays at 11 a.m.

This dance class gives a safe and effective aerobic body workout. A variety of dance styles and music including country, pop, hip hop, salsa, tango and merengue make this a fun way to exercise.

Beginners Drawing. Mondays from 12:30 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.

An accomplished artist and instructor teaches drawing techniques. No experience is necessary – just a desire to have fun and learn. Call the Center at 281-350-1029 to register or for more information.

Advanced Drawing. Mondays from 2:15 to 3:30 p.m.

Learn drawing techniques from an accomplished artist or continue to improve your talent and skills.

Chair Yoga. Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9 a.m.

This slow and gentle exercise is designed to assist those who suffer from discomfort associated with arthritis, joint aches, and stiffness. Participants improve flexibility, circulation and balance.

Hatha Yoga. Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.

A certified instructor teaches yoga methods to achieve physical and mental harmony as well as emotional and spiritual peace. A non-skid yoga mat is required.

Line Dancing I. Tuesdays from 10:40 a.m. to noon

Participants can master the steps that can be used for any line dancing song in this introductory class.

Cards and Dominoes. Tuesdays at 1 p.m.

Come alone or with a partner to play a variety of card games or dominoes.

Chair Volleyball. Thursdays at 12:15 p.m.

This exciting and easy to learn activity is similar to traditional volleyball, but allows participants to remain seated.

Line Dancing II. Thursdays from 10:40 to noon

This volunteer-led class features popular dances seen on television and in local dance clubs. Participants should wear light-colored, rubber-soled shoes.

Quilting, Knitting and CrochetingFriday, July 13 at 9 a.m.

Volunteer instructors teach the basics of quilting, knitting, and crocheting to participants of all skill levels. New projects and techniques are featured every month.



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