Archive for the ‘Senior’s Corner’ Category

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Free Admission for Senior Citizens

August 16, 2011

Spring, TXKlein ISD offers free admission to Klein ISD athletic and theatrical events for residents who are 65 years of age or older through the Senior Gold Card program. Applications for a Gold Card may be made on the district website, www.kleinisd.net, by clicking on the “Senior Citizen Benefits” link in the green “Community” box on the homepage, or you can complete a form at the Klein ISD Central Office at 7200 Spring Cypress Road. Senior Gold Card holders may pick up their football tickets in advance at the Klein Athletic Administrative building or Klein Memorial Stadium on the day of a game. To obtain general admission theater tickets, call the theater department of the high school where the production is being staged.

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Academy for Lifelong Learning to Hold Open House on Saturday, August 20

August 3, 2011

The Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL) at Lone Star College-Montgomery, a program for the 50-plus retired or semi-retired community, will host an open house on Saturday, August 20, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., in The Commons (Building A). The public is invited, and entertainment and
refreshments will be provided.

The open house is a chance to learn about the new and recurring ALL lectures and classes being offered during the upcoming fall semester, as well as meet some of the class instructors, socialize with other academy members, and register for any lecture or class.

Also at the open house, the Instructor of the Year will be recognized, as well as the new ALL board members.

“We’re excited to kick-off another year of quality instruction and social activities that promote intellectual and personal growth through the ALL
program,” said Donna Smith Burns, LSC-Montgomery’s ALL program manager. “Our medical series is popular this fall, which covers everything from skin cancer and joint replacements to specialized ‘Doc Talks’ at Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital. It’s a very informative and interesting series.”

ALL is a membership organization filled with lectures, seminars, and discussions geared toward the older, active adult individual interested in remaining “plugged in” to the academic, learning environment. The classes are informal and informational and cover a variety of topics such as art, computer technology, personal growth, languages, history, travel and more.

The $35 annual membership fee opens doors for a full year of social activities and personal growth courses that are free of charge or cost only a minimal rate. The annual membership lasts from September 1 to August 31.

Each of the five colleges within the Lone Star College System offer continuing education for their older, active adults through the ALL organization. Course offerings and program events vary with each campus.

For more information about ALL or to obtain its fall schedule of classes, contact LSC-Montgomery’s continuing education department at (936) 273-7446 or visit www.LoneStar.edu/all-montgomery.

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Harris County Precinct 4’s Senior Adult Program Presents Houston Astros Tickets

July 22, 2011

Harris County Precinct 4’s Senior Adult Program announces ticket sales to several Houston Astros home games. The tickets, which were purchased through donations to Precinct 4’s nonprofit organization Fun4Seniors, are field box seats and are available to individuals 50 years of age and better.
Tickets and transportation must be reserved together. To secure a reservation and confirm ticket availability, please call (281) 893-3726. To help defray ticket costs, please send $12 per ticket to Fun4Seniors at Harris County Precinct 4, 1731 Hugh Road, Houston, Texas 77067. Checks or money orders should be made payable to Fun4Seniors. First-come, first-served reservations for the August and September games began Tuesday, June 14

Times and departure locations include:

Tuesday, August 2: Cincinnati Reds vs. Houston Astros

Departs at 5:30 p.m. from Kingwood United Methodist Church-Family Outreach Center, 1799 Woodland Hills Drive, Kingwood. For directions call (281) 893-3726.

Wednesday, September 14: Philadelphia Phillies vs. Houston Astros

Departs at noon from Mangum-Howell Center, 2500 Frick Road, Houston. For directions call (281) 591-7830. 

Thursday, September 22: Colorado Rockies vs. Houston Astros

Departs at 6 p.m. from St. Ambrose Catholic Church, 4213 Mangum Road, Houston. For directions call (281) 893-3726.

Tuesday, September 27: St. Louis Cardinals vs. Houston Astros

Departs at 5:30 p.m. from Tomball College and Community Library, 30555 Tomball Parkway, Tomball. For directions call (281) 893-3726.

Reservations are available for 24 individuals, ages 50 and better, per game. Participation and reservations are on a first-come, first-served basis, with Harris County residents receiving priority. Individuals may only reserve tickets for one game each day, with a maximum of six (6) tickets per game.

About ExploreSpring.com

Explore Spring Texas is a locally owned and operated online city guide and business directory for Spring TX. There you can find all kinds of services – from restaurants and automobiles to shopping and home services. A online community resource for Spring & Klein TX, providing local news, real estate, jobs, calendar & events, free press releases, free classified ads, free garage sale ads, monthly photo contests, affordable advertising and more. ExploreSpring.com provides a central online location 24 hours a day to find information relevant to the Spring TX Community. The web site is located at http://www.explorespring.com.

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Harris County Precinct 4’s Senior Adult Program Presents The 10th Annual Opry in Humble

July 15, 2011

Harris County Precinct 4’s Senior Adult Program presents the Opry in Humble Friday, August 12 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Humble Civic
Center, 8233 Will Clayton Parkway. Sponsored in part by Texas HealthSpring, this annual fundraiser event features the Hometown Opry Band, area
entertainers, and a raffle.

Opry tickets are $12 for adults and $7 for children ages 12 and under. Tickets can be purchased at the door or by calling Precinct 4’s Senior Adult
Program at (281) 893-3726. Alcohol is not permitted at county-sponsored functions, but light refreshments will be available for purchase.

Raffle tickets will be available at the door and can be purchased until the drawing at intermission. Raffle prizes include:

  • $2,000 Visa® Gift Card
  • $1,500 Visa® Gift Card
  • $500 Visa® Gift Card
  • $500 Visa® Gift Card

Transportation from five locations is provided by Harris County Precinct 4’s Senior Adult Program for individuals 50 years and better. Call (281)
893-3726 to reserve a place on the bus. Time and departure locations include:

Champions Area:

Departs at 5:30 p.m. from Champions Forest Baptist Church, 15555 Stuebner Airline Rd., Houston. Please park in front of the church near Stuebner Airline.

 

Jersey Village:

Departs at 5:15 p.m. from Jersey Village Baptist Church, 16518 Jersey Dr., Jersey Village. Please park in the lot off the Hwy. 290 feeder road away from the building.

Oak Forest Area:

Departs at 5 p.m. from White Oak Baptist Church, 3615 Mangum Rd., Houston. Please park in the lot on the south side closest to Mangum.

Cypress/Northwest Area:

Departs at 5:30 p.m. from YMCA, 19915 Tomball Pkwy. (S. H. 249), Tomball. Please park at the Family Activity Center near the outdoor pool.

East Harris County Activity Center:

Departs at 5 p.m. from East Harris County Activity Center, 7430 Spencer Highway, Pasadena.

Harris County Precinct 4 programs serve people of all ages, regardless of socioeconomic level, race, sex, religion, national origin or physical ability;
however, children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Anyone requiring special assistance to participate in this program
should contact Harris County Precinct 4.

For additional information or directions to the Humble Civic Center, please call Harris County Precinct 4’s Senior Adult Program at (281) 893-3726 or visit www.hcp4.net/senioradult.

About ExploreSpring.com

Explore Spring Texas is a locally owned and operated online city guide and business directory for Spring TX. There you can find all kinds of services – from restaurants and automobiles to shopping and home services. A online community resource for Spring & Klein TX, providing local news, real estate, jobs, calendar & events, free press releases, free classified ads, free garage sale ads, monthly photo contests, affordable advertising and more. ExploreSpring.com provides a central online location 24 hours a day to find information relevant to the Spring TX Community. The web site is located at http://www.explorespring.com.