Aberdeen: September events begin a new season

September is here, and a new season of events is planned at the Aberdeen Senior Activity Center.

Today (Friday Sept. 7) there is a Quilting Workshop from 9 a.m. to noon. Also, the Men's Discussion Group will meet from 10 to 11 a.m.

On Monday, Sept. 10, from 10 to 11 a.m. there will be the basic computer workshop. Everyone is advised to inquire at the front desk for more information about this workshop.

On Tuesday, Sept. 11 there will be basket weaving studio at 8:30 a.m. This group meets every Tuesday.

On Thursday, Sept. 13, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. there will be the AARP driving safety class. The charge is $12 for members and $14 for non-members.

Also, on Sept. 13 the senior health with Dr. Kordonski will meet from 10 a.m. to noon.

On Thursday, Sept. 20, nursing students will be on hand from 9 a.m. to noon. From 10 a.m. to noon there will also be bingo and nutrition for $1 per card. The day will be a busy one with a scavenger hunt adventure from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 21 will have the nursing students again from 9 a.m. to noon.

Tuesday, Sept. 25 will be busy with the Wellness Program with Andrea at 10 a.m. At 11:30 a.m. Suzanne Streeter will have the Coffee Talk Group. Discuss the news of the day!

A crab feast planned for Wednesday, Sept. 26. Ten crabs and refreshments for $15! What a great way to spend an early autumn day!

On Thursday, Sept. 27, the diabetes support group with Upper Chesapeake Medical Center will meet at the Senior Center at 10:30 a.m.

Also on the 27th is Caricatures by Rick. It's a great time to experience the amazing artistic talent as Rick creates a self-portrait into a real piece of art!

On Friday, Sept. 28 the senior center will be closed for a staff training session.

There is still the farmer's market on Fridays from 3 to 7 p.m. at Festival Park. The best of local produce is available!

All Aberdeen High School alumni are reminded that on Sept. 15 there will be the big alumni banquet at the Bayou Restaurant. We hope you have your tickets!

With school days upon us, all should be reminded of school safety rules.

With buses going to and from the many Aberdeen schools, all drivers are reminded of the traffic laws. When red lights are flashing on the school bus, no driver should pass that bus.

Bus drivers alert drivers when children are getting off and on the buses with their flashing lights.

It is the responsibility of parents to alert children to walk safely to bus stops, and to walk with someone for safety reasons. Children should be taught about the danger of strangers, and to come home directly from school.

Parents should review safety rules with their children. They should not play in the streets while waiting for buses and must remain seated while riding in the bus.

Aberdeen police remind parents, motorists and children of these safety rules.

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