2nd Monday lunch is back. Provided by the chefs at Mill Ridge Retirement Community, a nutritious and delicious lunch will be made for us once a month. Come and join.
Days: 2nd Monday of every month
Time: 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Cost: By donation
Nutritionally balanced meals provided by Catholic Community Services are served on Wednesdays, and Fridays. Meal reservations are appreciated one week in advance. You can call (253) 922-8368 or (253) 474-1200.
Days: Wednesday, Friday
Cost: $3.00 – 60& Over (Suggested Donation) $5.75 for 59 & Under (Not a donation)
Location: Fife Community Center
Tai Chi (FREE!)
Wake up your body & mind with morning Tai Chi.
Days: M/W/F (no class 5/29)
Time: 9-10 a.m.
Dominos, Cribbage & Board Games
Come play the fun and addictive domino game called Mexican Train. New to the game? Someone will teach you how to play!
Time: 12:45 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Interested in painting? Want to learn more about the amazing art? If you have any questions our group will be glad to answer, suggest or help with your techniques. Please provide your own supplies. *Bring some snacks or a lunch*.
Time: 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Join us for a fun afternoon playing bridge. We welcome all bridge players; new and experienced, ready to have fun and play the game.
Time: 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Our devoted pinochle group plays every Friday. Refreshments are provided.
Time: 12:45 p.m. (sharp) – 3 p.m.
NOTE: Tournaments are held the third Friday of each month. ($3 Entry Fee)
Join us as we celebrate monthly birthdays at the Fife Community Center. We will have a special treat on the last Friday of each month to help celebrate the special day with our friends!
Dates: 4/28, 5/26, 6/30
Silver Sneakers Healthways Membership
The Fife Community Center and Fife Aquatic Center are a Silver Sneakers site. This program gives adults 65+ on Medicare with the following supplemental health plans: AARP Medicare Complete by United Healthcare, Asuris NW Health, Group Health, Health Alliance Medicare, Humana, Premera Blue Cross, Providence Health Plan, Regence Blue Shield of Washington and Soundpath Health, access to the following classes at the Community Center for no cost.
Silver Sneakers Classic
Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and Silver Sneakers ball are offered for resistance. A chair is available if needed for seated or standing support.
Sessions: 4/4-4/27, 5/2-5/30, 6/1-6/29
Days: Tuesday and Thursday
Time: 9:30-10:30 A.M.
Cost: $25 Resident/session, $30 Non-Resident/session
Instructor: Angela Garske
Services provided by Catholic Community Services Long Term Care System. Call to schedule an appointment (253) 579-6000.
Cost on sliding scale.
Dates: 5/3, 7/5
Location: Fife Community Center
This local group of seniors get together for “LAFF” Low Aquatic Fitness and Fun. Drop in or call Dolores, (253) 517–3782 for more information.
Time: 9.a.m. – 10 a.m. and 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Questions about MEDICARE?
SHIBA, (Statewide Health Insurance Benefit Advisors), is a free and unbiased Medicare counseling service provided by the WA State Office of Insurance Commissioner. SHIBA volunteer counselors can help you navigate the Medicare system, make informed decisions, know your rights and assist you in spotting fraud attempts. Monthly, in person, SHIBA counseling is available at the Fife Community Center! Join SHIBA counselor, Jayne on the 3rd Wednesday monthly! Jayne will give a short Medicare educational talk @ 11:00 a.m. and then will be available for one on one assistance from 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Come ready with your Medicare questions. For over thephone assistance at any other time, call the SHIBA helpline @ 253-596-0918.
Meet at Fife Community Center for trips.
Olympia Farmers Market
Enjoy a nice spring day at the Olympia Farmers Market. Before we shop we will have lunch at a local restaurant as a group. This will be one afternoon you won’t want to miss!
Registration Deadline: 4/7
Date: Thursday, 4/13
Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
IKEA Shopping Trip
Did you hear they built a brand new Ikea in Renton? Don’t want to drive all the way there and worry about parking? We have you covered. We will drive up to Renton, shop around the new Ikea and stay for lunch.
Registration Deadline: 5/8
Date: Thursday, 5/11
Time: 9:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
Love to gamble, have fun, and maybe play some slot machines? Than this mystery trip is one for you. We will be heading to a casino in Washington… but you won’t find out which one until we get there!
Registration Deadline: 6/2
Date: Thursday, 6/8
Time: 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
We will have board games to play, food to eat, and sights to see! Who knows where the shuttle will take us, but the final destination will have gorgeous views of the water and great areas to walk. Friends, food, memories, and laughter—what else do you need?
Registration Deadline: 7/7
Date: Wednesday, 7/12
Time: 9:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
Seattle Mariners Game
We are off to the ballpark to watch your Seattle Mariners take on the Baltimore Orioles. Senior Centers from across the state are coming together to have a fun afternoon at Safeco! Seats are located in the Terrace Club, where every seat has a fantastic view.
Registration Deadline: 8/11
Date: Wednesday, 8/16
Time: 9:30 a.m.–5 p.m.