Join us for fun and exercise.
Come learn how to fix small appliances. 9-noon on Mondays and Wednesdays. Shop located in the 1st building on the right after the entrance to Catlin Friendship Center Venice.
Hand & Foot Canasta. Meets weekly on Mondays at 9 a.m.
Meets Mondays at 9:30 a.m.
Come in and get a relaxing chair massage with Stephen Goodman, Licensed Massage Therapist from Soothing Palms Massage Therapy. Mondays from 9:30 to 11:30. Donations are accepted.
The Silver Sneakers* Fitness Program is an innovative health, exercise and wellness program helping older adults live healthy, active lifestyles. Get fit, have fun, make friends! This is a golden opportunity to exercise for fun and positive results. Meets Mondays and Wednesdays at 10 a.m.
10 a.m.-1 p.m Monday-Thursday in the Center Annex. No appointment needed. Please call 584.0051 for further information.
Your brain is a complex organ and the choices we make every day affect good brain health. Join Phyllis Balliett, Senior Friendship Caregiver Resource Center, as she discusses what is normal brain aging and what you can do to maintain good brain health. Monday, March 10, 10:-11: a.m.
Served 12-12:30 p.m. Monday-Friday at the Catlin Friendship Center Venice.
Enjoy playing bridge Monday and Friday afternoons, starting at 12:50 p.m. Please arrive early as seats fill quickly.
Come join us for live music from The Upbeat Gang every Monday starting at 1 p.m.
The Friendship Center Venice is a drop-off point for All Faiths Food Bank. Help our community to relieve the pangs of hunger by bringing non-perishable food items to the Center. It is so important throughout the year to help fill the shelves of All Faiths Food Bank. Tell your friends & neighbors, and be a part of "people helping people."
Learn Woodcarving. Meets every Tuesday at 9 a.m.
Join us every Tuesday morning at 10 a.m. for Latin Dance lessons with The Hutchisons.
Join us for Quilting every Tuesday morning from 10:00 until 11:30 a.m.
Every Tuesday. One group meets from 10 to 11:30 a.m. The first 1/2 hour is an education topic on dementia/Alzheimer's and the next hour is support. The second group is a program from 2-3 p.m. offered in conjunction with Alzheimer's Association. Call facilitator Phyllis Balliett, 584.0050 for details.
Come play Bingo! Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 10:15 a.m.
Join us for Pinochle! 12:30 p.m. every Tuesday.
Blood Pressure checks available Tuesdays from 1-3 p.m. and Fridays from 1-2:30 p.m, courtesy of All Pro Home Health.
Come join us for live music with Jimmy Jay and Friends. Tuesdays from 1-3 p.m.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly! Meets weekly on Wednesdays at 9 a.m.
Meets Wednesdays at 12:30 p.m. and Fridays at 9 a.m.
Join us every Wednesday for live music and dancing from 1-3 p.m. Music provided by Les Gowan & Tin Pan Alley.
Meets every Thursday at 10 a.m.
Join us for Line Dancing classes every Thursday at 10 a.m.
Live music with Dick Rivers every Thursday from 1-3 p.m.
Meets every Thursday at 1 p.m.
Improve your core strength and reduce the chance of a dangerous fall. Great Room, classes are 45 minutes. If you bring a loved one or friend with physical limitations, please plan to stay with them for the first few classes. Classes are $3 for members, $6 for nonmembers. Thursdays at 3:30 p.m and Fridays at 10 a.m. Contact Tom Harlow for more information, 941.584.0075 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meets Wednesday at 12:30 p.m and Fridays at 9 a.m.
Yoga class meets every Friday morning at 9 a.m.
Join us for live music & dancing. Al Pierce & Let's Do It Band perform every Friday from 1-3 p.m.
This session will be held in Friendship Center's Pat Buster Health Services building on the 2nd floor. Learn about the difference in facilities, your rights and responsibilities, how to find the right placement for your loved one, and deciding when the time is right to place someone. Program is facilitated by Pam Polowski, Infinity Homecare. Monday, March 17, 10:00 a.m.-noon.
Celebrate St. Paddy's with Friendship, join us for dancing and "wearin' o' the green" from 1 - 3 p.m. at the Center
AARP Driver Safety Class will be held Wednesday, March 19th, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Call 941.716.2062 for more information and to reserve your seat. The class fee is $15 for AARP members and $20 for nonmembers.
Englewood Library Class. Paula Carney, CSA (Certified Senior Advisor) will discuss the options for staying home or moving to a senior living community. Discussion on financial options, Veteran's benefits, long term care insurance and life insurance policy conversion. Thursday, March 20, 10-11 a.m.
Share, learn and gain support from other caregivers dealing with dementia issues. Facilitated by Pam Polowski, Infinity Homecare. Monday, March 24, 10-11 a.m. For information call 584.0050.
Offered in conjunction with Alzheimer's Association. Share, learn and gain support from the experiences of other caregivers. Wednesday March 26, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Call facilitator Phyllis Balliett 584.0050 for details.
Featuring Mac's Sound Machine. Refreshments. March 28 & April 25 from 7:30-10:30 p.m. To benefit The Friendship Center, 1888 Brother Geenen Way, Sarasota. Tickets: Call 941.556.3265.
Don't miss this annual Antique Car Expo and fundrariser for the Friendship Center in Venice. It will be on our beautiful campus on the Intracoastal Waterway at 2350 Scenic Drive. For information on this event, contact Tom Harlow at 941.584.0075.
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