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Council on Aging in June

Published 8:24pm Wednesday, May 30, 2012

The following activities are scheduled the Cass County Council on Aging Lowe Center and Front Street Crossing in June:
June 1, 4, 6, 8, 11, 13, 15, 18, 20, 22, 25, 27 and 29, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays: Cardio Challenge. This class will contain elements of dance aerobics, kickboxing, tai chi, yoga, and more. Participants should be able to get down on the floor for mat work. Cost is $25 per month or $5 for walk-ins. Meets 8 to 8:45 a.m. every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at Front Street Crossing in Dowagiac.
June 4 and 18, Mondays: Quilting Club. Use or develop your quilting skills to make items for donation to groups in need. Meets 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at COA Lowe Center.
June 6, Wednesday: Unique Shops on the Back Roads. Author Ron Rademacher will talk about several Michigan day trips to unique shops in out of the way places, along with interesting side trips to dining spots, nature areas and cool lodging! 1 to 2:30 p.m. at COA Lowe Center.
June 6, 13, 20 and 27, Wednesdays: Cribbage Club. Open to Cribbage players of all skill levels, play begins at 1 p.m. on Wednesdays.
June 7, Thursday: Medication Drop-off. Bring in unused, expired or unwanted medications for proper disposal from 10 a.m. to noon. Medications must be in their original, labeled containers and signed in when dropped off. Medications will not be accepted at any other time.
June 7, Thursday: Lunchtime Little Theater. Tommy Vale will play the saxophone at noon at COA Lowe Center. Entertainment is free, and lunch may be purchased for about $5.
June 7, 14, 21 and 28, Thursdays: Dance Club. Dance to a variety of musical styles and enjoy the fellowship of friends. 9 a.m.
June 8, Friday, June 11, Monday, and June 27, Wednesday: Computer Assistance. Friendly volunteers from the Cass District Library will help individuals with computer issues. Use our computers of ring your laptop. At the COA Lowe Center June 11 from 1 to 3 p.m. and June 27 from 10 a.m. to noon. At Front Street Crossing June 8 from 1 – 3 p.m.
June 11, Monday, and June 12, Tuesday: Brain Aerobics. “Fitness for your Mind” exercises the brain and stimulates neurons. This is a free class, but you must register due to space limitations. This class is open to everyone. 10 a.m. to noon. Monday at the COA Lowe Center in Cassopolis and Tuesday at the Front Street Crossing in Dowagiac.
June 15, Friday: Father’s Day Brunch. Fathers and special men are invited to enjoy brunch with friends, games, and prizes. 9 to 10 a.m.
June 15, Friday: Book Club. The “Read & Share” will discuss selected “Snow Flower and the Secret Fan” by Lisa See at COA Lowe Center. 1 p.m
June 19, Tuesday: Japanese Tea Ceremony. Learn about this Japanese traditional ceremony with Yoshiko Green. Free, but reservations required. Refreshments will be served. 1 p.m. at COA Lowe Center.
June 20, Wednesday: Senior Ice Cream Social. Seniors can enjoy a sundae courtesy of Cassopolis Dental in the courtyard at COA Lowe Center at 1 p.m.
June 28, Thursday: Lunchtime Little Theater. Elvis impersonator Steve Otto will perform at noon at COA Lowe Center. Entertainment is free, and lunch may be purchased for about $5.
June 29 & July 6, Fridays: Origami Class. Learn the ancient art of paper folding with Instructor Yoshiko Green. Cost $10 for the two classes, registration required. 1 p.m. at COA Lowe Center.
These are just some of the activities and classes that the Council on Aging has to offer. For more information on this or other Council on Aging programs, call (269) 445-8110 or (800) 323-0390 or visit
The COA Lowe Center is located at the corner of M-60 and Decatur Road in Cassopolis. Front Street Crossing is at 227 S. Front Street, Dowagiac. Many activities are free of charge.


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