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Cape Coral Senior Centers: 10-20-15

October 20, 2015
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

- Lake Kennedy Senior Center

400 Santa Barbara Blvd.

For more informtion or to make reservations on events listed call 574-0575

Coolest place to be!

You are invited to the coolest place to be; the Lake Kennedy Senior Center! The Center is a beautifully air conditioned fortress of fun and excitement. Join us for Friday Night live entertainment with appetizers and beverages (BYOB), and many other activities all week long in the comfort of our nicely air conditioned facility. Like to travel? We've got you covered! Step on to our air conditioned coach for your travelling comfort. All of our summer trips will be to "exciting in-door air conditioned destinations" that will make travelling a "cool breeze". Comfortable, cool, and affordable; come to Lake Kennedy Senior Center. Call us today to sign up for exciting live shows, trips and other fun activities 239-574-0575.


* We the People Patriotic Concert, Oct. 25

Doors open at 1:30 p.m. show starts at 2 p.m.

The Sounds of Lake Kennedy will present their second concert entitled:"We the People." The songs are a collection of patriotic and uplifting tunes that will be enjoyed by all. Snacks and beverages will be served.The cost is $5 per person. Pre-registration required.

Contact: Lake Kennedy Center 574-0575

* Yuengling Brewery & American Victory WWII Ship Tour, Oct. 29

Arrive: 7:15 a.m. Leave: 7:30 a.m. Approx. return time: 6:30 p.m.

The Kennedy Kruisers are off to beautiful Tampa to discover the wonders of this historic part of Florida! Our sojourn takes us to the Yuengling Brewery, the oldest brewing company in the US where we will tour and learn the secrets of the time-honored tradition of beer making, and enjoy a beer tasting as well. We are then off to the historical Channelside Bay Plaza for a Dutch treat lunch at Flambe Restaurant. Afternoon activities include a historical tour of the national treasure, the American Victory World War II ship. The cost for this wonderful adventure is $47 per member and $52 per nonmember. Preregistration required.

Contact: Lake Kennedy Center 574-0575

* Solomon's Castle/Royal Lipizzans Trip, Nov. 19, approximate Itinerary Arrive: 7:45 a.m. Leave: 8 a.m. return time: 6:30 p.m. or before

The Kennedy Kruisers are off to explore the wonders of Howard Solomon's Castle grounds in Ona. Solomon's Castle covers over 12,000 square feet and stands three stories high. All will enjoy a guided tour through the castle, and peruse the additional new attractions; the car museum and chocolate house. This tour will include the famous Solomon's Castles Queens Wishes lunch featuring hearty meatloaf or delicious chicken breast, savory sides, salad, a beverage and dessert. In the afternoon, we are off to view the amazing Hermann's Royal Lipizzan Stallions. Founded in the 16th century for the exclusive use of the Hapsburg Royal family of Austria, the Royal Lipizzans are unquestionably the rarest, most aristocratic breed of horses in the world. The pride of the Hapsburg Empire, the Lipizzan breed was first established by Archduke Charles at Lipizza (now part of Yugoslavia). The cost of this royal adventure with a delicious lunch included is $75 per Member and $80 per Non-Member. Preregistration required.

Contact: Lake Kennedy Senior Center 574-0575

* Frank Torino's Variety Show, Nov. 20

Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Join the Lake Kennedy Center as we welcome back one of Southwest Florida's most popular entertainers, Frank Torino! He is an exceptional vocalist who is the famous featured entertainer at the Fort Myers Beach Parrot Key Caribbean Grill performing the greatest Elvis hits, Frank Sinatra, Tom Jones, and more from the Big Band era. Audiences of all ages have been enjoying Frank Torino for over thirty years. Frank has entertained at the popular New Jersey Shore, Philadelphia Pennsylvania and the Tri-State area. Highly-acclaimed in Billboard, Variety and Philadelphia Magazines, and featured in the premier issue of Atlantic City Magazine. He has also appeared on a variety of T.V. talk shows such as "People Are Talking" and "Evening Magazine". Frank Torino's brilliant vocals and commanding stage presence, contribute to making this variety show a truly enjoyable experience you don't want to miss. Appetizers and refreshments will be served. BYOB. $10 per member and $15 per nonmember. Preregistration required.

Contact: Lake Kennedy Center 574-0575

* Miami Heat VS Golden State Warriors Game, Feb. 24 (Pre-registration required by Nov. 20).

Arrive: 3:30 p.m. Leave: 3:45 p.m. Aprox. Return Time: 11:30 p.m. or later

Doors open: 6:30 p.m. Game Time: 7:30 p.m. American Airlines Arena

The Lake Kennedy Kruiser's are off to enjoy one of America's most exciting past times! Join us as we enjoy an epic Miami Heat game against one of their most popular rivals, the 2014-15 NBA Champions, the Golden State Warriors. Witness the basketball stars live in action, Dwayne Wade, Chris Bosh, Draymond Green, Stephen Curry, and many more! The cost includes full size coach door to door transportation, and incredible seats in section 332, rows 2 and 3. This would be a great holiday present or birthday gift! Only 40 seats available and seats will go fast! Cost is $163 Member $168 Non-Member

Contact:? Lake Kennedy Center 574-0575

* Turkey Bingo, Nov. 22

Doors open at 3 p.m. Bingo Starts at 3:30 p.m.

It time for some Turkey BINGO fun! This event offers a unique twist to this ever popular pastime. $10 gets you 10 games and with a little luck you could WIN a traditional holiday meal!

For $10 each person received 10 bingo sheets for 10 bingo games. The prizes include Publix turkey dinners that serve 6-8 persons, traditional trimmings baskets, and traditional pies. Each person could win only one of each prize. Thanks to our community partners for making this event a success D. Gates Wealth Management, Right at Home, Griswold Homecare, and Choices in Living Adult Daycare, and Medical Claim Services. Snacks and beverages will be served.

Contact: Lake Kennedy Center 574-0575

* Dance Jam w/ The Entertainers, Fridays, Oct. 23, Oct. 30

Step back in time as the The Entertainers take the stage at the Lake Kennedy Center every Friday morning from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Come dance and enjoy the best music of the Big Band era, polkas, jitterbugs and much more!

The cost is just $3 per person with complimentary coffee provided.

For more details, call Lake Kennedy Center at 239-57

* Karoke Sunday

2-4 p.m.; Doors open at 1:30 p.m.

Calling all karaoke performers! Spend every Sunday afternoon sharing your talent in front of a live audience at Lake Kennedy. All levels of karaoke performers are welcome. Come and listen to some of the best karaoke voices in Southwest Florida. The host, Betty Dentzau, will have you singing, dancing, and having the best time on a Sunday afternoon like no other! Performers are encouraged to bring their own CD. BYOB.

Regular events at the Lake Kennedy Senior Center include:

* Fit Club (New); Thursdays, 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. $3

Join Certified Fitness Instructor, Vanessa Corcione and be a part of something special. The "Fit Club" welcomes all fitness levels and is more than an exercise class. It offers an opportunity to get your heart moving and improve your health in a supportive and friendly environment. You don't have to go it alone! Sign up now so we can work towards our fitness goals together.

* Dancing with Erich, Tuesdays from 7 p.m. -9:30 p.m. Cost $5. Bring your own beverage,.

* Zumba three days a week: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 9 a.m. Cost $5 per member, $9 per non-member

* Energy Fusion Yoga with instructor Sheryl - Mondays and Thursdays 1:30 p.m. Cost $5 per person members and $9 per person/non-member per-person.

* Yin Yoga with instructor Sheryl, 1:30 p.m. Cost $5 per person members and $9 per person/non-member per-persons

* Natural Golf with Joe Tranchida Wednesdays 1 p.m. Wear comfortable clothing and footwear, and bring a driver, 6-iron, 9-iron and a putter. Cost $2 per member/$6 per non-member To register and for more information on any of the trips and classes call 574-0575.

* Square dancing with Wes Thursdays at 7 p.m. Cost is $4 for members of $8 for non-members.

- Tony Rotino Senior Center

5817 Driftwood Parkway, Yacht Club Park.

Call 239-574-0807 for more information or to make reservations on the events below.

Regular events at the Tony Rotino Center include:

Exercise Classes

Seniorcise Class: Wednesday and Friday. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m Cost $4, members; $8, non-member. Certified Aerobics Instructor Monica Jipson: This class is designed for the senior who enjoys keeping active and is looking for a fun time while getting all the benefits of a workout.

Stretch & Tone Class: Tuesday and Thursday. 8:30 9:30 a.m. Cost is $2 for members, $4 for non-members. Instructor Sharon Swanson, RN teaches exercises designed to stretch and tone while emphasizing fitness and flexibility.

Yin Yoga, Tuesday & Thursday, 9:30 10:30 a.m., $5 member $9 non-member

Yin Yoga addresses the core of our body; the poses used are all on the floor and held for a longer period of time. Focus is on quieting the breath & mind as you maintain into the pose. Yin Yoga puts low grade tension on the connective tissues and bones while creating mindfulness, helping to balance the Yin Yang aspects of ourselves. Students are encouraged to dress comfortably and to also bring a yoga mat, yoga blocks, a yoga strap and pillow.

Chi/Qi-gong for Osterperosis Class: Monday and Friday, 11 a.m. to noon. $7 for members, $11 for non-members.



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