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Trips and other events planned for seniors in Laurel [Senior Scene]

Senior Activity Locations:

North Laurel 50+ Center, 9411 Whiskey Bottom Road, 410-313-0380.

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Laurel-Beltsville Senior Activity Center, 7120 Contee Road, 301-206-3387

City of Laurel Division of Senior Services, 422 Montgomery St., 301-776-6168.

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City of Laurel Robert J. DiPietro Community Center, 7901 Cypress St.

City of Laurel Cabana, 14403 Greenview Drive

Laurel Senior Friendship Club/Laurel Senior Travel, 7120 Contee Road, 301-206-3380.

Health Service: More than a Service — Mon., May 11, 10:30-11:30 a.m., LBSAC. Join Cary Hithon, CSA, with ComForcare Home Care for short informal presentation focusing on providing care and forming partnership. No one person or entity has all answers or is in complete control of healthcare continuum. Sign up in center lobby.

Blood Pressure Screening — Mon., May 11, 10:30-11:30 a.m., North Laurel 50+. Meet with registered nurse in lobby to monitor your blood pressure.

Resorts Casino, Atlantic City, N.J. — Last day to sign up Wed., May 13 for Laurel Senior Travel trip, July 16-17. Cost $175 per person double due at sign up. Includes motor coach transportation, one night lodging, $15 free slots play, one buffet dinner, souvenir gift, luggage handling and all gratuities. Departs from Laurel Hospital employee parking lot, entrance off Contee Road just before LBSAC. Departure and return times to be determined. LSFC office, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Laurel Senior Friendship Club — General monthly meeting, Wed., May 13, 10:30 a.m., Laurel-Beltsville Senior Activity Center, 7120 Contee Road. Special "Life Members Birthday Party" (age 88+). Share in celebration and learn about club, including 2015 events and some exciting day and multiple-day trips. LSFC office, 301-206-3380.

Arena Stage "The Blood Quilt" — Wed., May 13, 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m., departs from LBSAC. Smartlink No. 1623418. Four disconnected sisters reunite to create family quilt honoring their mother. After her surprising will is read, will their "blood quilt" bind family together or tear them apart? Lunch at own expense. $55 residents of Prince George's and Montgomery counties; $66 non-residents. Pre-registration required. Transportation aboard M-NCPPC activity buses.

Massage Therapy with Ellen Consoli — Fri., May 15, 22 and 29, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., North Laurel 50+. Experience relaxing benefits of massage therapy to help relieve stress in your life. $22 for 15 minutes; $32 for 25 minutes; and $52 for 50 minutes.

Let's Get Organized: Getting Ready to Move — Fri., May 15, 10:30-11:30 a.m., LBSAC. If you plan to move within next two months or five years, Judy Tiger, of Just That Simple, teaches you how to manage details and enjoy getting ready for next chapter in your life. Sign up in center lobby.

Marley — Sat., May 16, 10 a.m., departs Robert J. DiPietro Community Center. Course No 6900. Marley tells story of man transformed into one of 20th century's greatest musical icons. Dine on own locally. Transportation fee $10. Must reserve at least one week before trip. Sponsored by city of Laurel Division of Senior Services.

The Textile Museum — Mon., May 18, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., departs from LBSAC. Smartlink No. 1627059. New museum complex at George Washington University's Foggy Bottom campus. Galleries showcase highly regarded textile collections and Albert H. Small Washingtonian Collection, treasure trove of objects that tell story of founding and evolution of nation's capital. Lunch at own expense. Transportation aboard Commission bus.

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Talkin' Broadway Series — Cherished Golden Age Ends (1960-1969), Mon., May 18, 1-2 p.m., North Laurel 50+. Follow evolution of Broadway's rich history through discussion and live song presentation.

Women's Social Group — Tue., May 19, 1-2 p.m., North Laurel 50+. Meet new friends in friendly and supportive atmosphere. Share engaging conversation and experiences together.

Doctor Talk — Tue., May 19, 1-2 p.m., North Laurel+. Dr. Ashley Kinder, internal medicine specialist, discusses cholesterol and its relationship to heart disease and stroke.

Computer Chat — Wed., May 20, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., North Laurel 50+. Bring your laptop, device or smart phone for one-on-one session with tech volunteer on how to navigate your device.

Master Gardeners Program — Honey Bees, Wed., May 20, 11 a.m.-noon, North Laurel 50+. Horticulture experts share safe, effective and sustainable practices to build healthy gardens and landscapes. Register by May 15.

Digital Photo Workshop — Thu., May 21, 10 a.m.-noon, North Laurel 50+. Learn how to organize, enhance and share digital photos.

Mount Vernon — Thu., May 21, 10 a.m., departs Robert J. DiPietro Community Center. Course No. 6901. Transportation fee $10. Must reserve at least one week before trip. Sponsored by city of Laurel Division of Senior Services.

Matinee Movie — "The Imitation Game," Thu., May 21, 1-3 p.m., North Laurel 50+. Snacks and popcorn available for $1.

Spring Art Workshop — Floral Frames, Fri., May 22, 9:30-11 a.m., North Laurel 50+. Hand paint wooden frame using floral techniques. Cost $8 includes all materials and instruction. Sign up by May 20.

Irish Festival — Sun., May 24, 9 a.m., departs Robert J. DiPietro Center. Course No. 6902. Entertainment with music, dance and activities plus arts and crafts and traditional food and drink. Transportation fee $10. Must reserve at least one week before trip. Sponsored by city of Laurel Division of Senior Services.

Fort Washington Park — Thu., May 28, 10 a.m., departs Robert J. DiPietro Community Center. Course No. 6903. Explore historic Fort Washington, which has stood as silent sentry for over 180 years in its original design. Transportation fee $10. Must reserve at least one week before trip. Sponsored by city of Laurel Division of Senior Services.

Forever Fit: Joint Replacement Surgery: Is It for You? — Thu., May 28, 11 a.m.-noon, LBSAC. Licensed physical therapist from Forever Fit PT leads interactive discussion about surgery procedure, recovery process and long term outcomes. Those with successful joint replacements welcome to attend and share experience. Sign up in center lobby.

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