Senior Centers & Groups

AARP Chapter 2353 Meeting

3rd. Tue. St. Luke's Lutheran Church, 203 N. Valley Forge Rd., Devon.

Brandywine Valley Senior Softball

Seeking players over 60. Al Golub, Commissioner: 610-455-0868.

Center for Positive Aging in Lower Meriom (PALM)

117 Ardmore Ave. Ardmore; 610-642-9370. Basic exercises, yoga, nutrition/weigh wise, computer instruction, art. Sewing, quilting, seminars, health & welness checks, writing, bible study, choral groups. Lunch daily.

Chester Senior Center

721 Hayes St., Chester; 610-497-3550.

. Bingo, pinochle, art, computer & fitness classes, support groups & book club. Arthritis Support Group - 4th Wed. Open to public. Registration required.

Coatesville Area Senior Center

22 N. Fifth Ave., Coatesville; 610-383-6900.

. Tai Chi, arthritis exercise classes, blood pressure screenings, Body recall, meditation & art classes, health & wellness checks. Book Club - 4th Thu. 1 pm.

Downingtown Area Senior Center

983 E. Lancaster Ave., Downingtown; 610-269-3939. Art classes, yoga, line dancing, bingo, health programs, scrabble. Call for times & fees.

Friendship Circle Senior Center

1515 Lansdowne Ave., Darby; 610-237-6222.

. Water Aerobics Classes - Classes take place on campus of Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital. Call 610-237-6222 for information. $40 per month (4 weeks/8 sessions).

Good Neighbor Senior Center

1085 Hook Rd., Sharon Hill; 610-586-8170.

. Breakfast - Tue. & Fri. 8 am. Choir practice - Thu. 10 am. Open Mon.-Fri. 9 am-4 pm.

Havertown Senior Center

1105 Earlington Rd., Havertown; 610-446-2070. Blood pressure screenings, computer classes, exercise programs, painting workshops. Call for fees & programs.

Kennett Area Senior Center

427 S. Walnut St., Kennett Square; 610-444-4819.

. Respite programs for caregivers, computer lab, Friday night Bingo, fitness programs, daily lunches, Tue. & Thu. night line dancing, duplicate bridge. Alzheimer's Support Group - 1st Wed. 9 am-noon. 55 Alive Driver Training. 3rd Tue. & Wed. 9:15 am-1:15 pm. Senior Prom - Dinner & dancing for seniors. Sponsored by Unionville & Kennett High Schools. $5. 5/31 5:30 pm. The Heart of the Matter - Interactive workshop for family, friends & caregivers who serve individuals with Alzheimer's or Dementia. 5/19 10 am-11 pm. Mon.-Fri. 8:30 am-4:30 pm.

New Horizons Senior Center

206 Price Ave., Narberth; 910-664-2366. Computer classes, yoga, exercise programs, workshops, trips, crafts, special events. Call for schedule & fees. Daily 9:15 am-1:15 pm.

Oxford Area Senior Center

12 E. Locust St., Oxford; 610-932-5244.

. Crafting classes & workshops, computer classes, dancing, exercise classes & more. Needlework session - Thu. 10 am-noon. Cards/Scrabble - Card & Scrabble games. Mon.-Fri. 10 am-noon.

Phoenixville AARP Chapter 713 Meeting

1st Wed. Phoenixville Civic Center, 122 Main St., Phoenixville.

Phoenixville Senior Center

153 Church St., Phoenixville; 610-935-1515.

. Art classes, card games, exercise classes & book club. Duplicate Bridge - Thu. 10 am. Chorus - Fri. 1 pm. Book Club - 2nd Mon. Chorus - Fri. 1 pm.

Schoolhouse Senior Center

Sixth & Swarthmore Aves., Folsom; 610-237-8100.

. Bingo, bridge, cards, scrabble, pool, pinochle.

Twin Valley YMCA

51 S. Pine Street, Elverson; 610-913-9622.

. Boomers Appreciation Breakfast - Seniors will enjoy coffee, fruit & bagels while spending time with their friends. 5/20 8 am-1 pm. Boomers & Beyond Luncheon & Tea Party - Seniors luncheon. 5/21 1 pm.

St. Patrick School

115 Channing Ave., Malvern; 610-644-5797. Dinner & Dancing - 2nd Sat. Dinner & dancing to live bands at St. Patrick's Hall. 610-647-6986 or 610-873-1535. $24. 6 pm.

St. Mary Magdalen Explorers

Entertainment, refreshment & fun for seniors. 2nd Wed. 1 pm. St. Sharbel Church, 3679 Providence Rd., Newtown Square; 610-359-0931.

Upper Darby Senior Center (Watkins House)

326 Watkins Ave., Upper Darby; 610-734-7652.

. Volunteer Call for Town Watch - Volunteers from 69th St. area of Upper Darby needed for Town Watch. Call Ed Gorman, 610-209-6542. Cardington-Stonehurst Civic Association Meeting - 1st Tue. 7:15 pm. Daily 7 am-4 pm.

Upper Main Line Senior Center

47 Church Rd., Malvern; 610-647-1311.

. Book groups, art class, Tai Chi, card games & needlecrafts. Volunteers Needed - For needlework assistance (call Evelyn Hewitt at 610-647-1896) & for more bingo games (call Sally Murphy at 610-644-3983).

Upper Merion Senior Service Center

650 S. Henderson Rd., King of Prussia; 610-265-4715.

Upper Merion Senior Center Computer Club Discussion Group - Tue. 9:30 am-11:30 am. BookTalk - 3rd Mon. 1 pm. Mon.-Fri. 9 am-3 pm.

Wayne Senior Center

108 Station Rd., Wayne; 610-688-6246.

. Bridge, current events discussions, poker, fitness center, pinochle, Harmony singers, readers club. Call senior center for membership information. Mon.-Fri. 9 am-4 pm.

West Chester Area Senior Center

530 E. Union St., West Chester; 610-431-4242. Crafts, computer room, line dancing, exercise classes, language classes, cards, health screenings. Bridge - Mon. & Thu. noon. Current Events - Tue. 10:30 am. Weekly discussion group. Knitting Club - Tue. 12:45 pm. Pinochle - Tue. 10 am & Wed. 12:30 pm. Musical Therapy With Hand Bells - 2nd & 4th Wed. 12:45 pm.

Health & Education

*FREE*

55 Alive Driver Training

3rd Tue. & Wed. 9:15 am-1:15 pm. Kennett Area Senior Center, 427 S. Walnut St., Kennett Square; 610-444-4819.

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AAA Roadwise Review

Thu. 9:30-11:30 am. Identify physiological changes that can affect driving. By appointment only. Sign up in lobby. Upper Merion Senior Service Center, 650 S. Henderson Rd., King of Prussia; 610-265-4715.

AARP Driver Safety Course

Two-day courses for ages 50 & over. Call for dates, times & locations. 888-227-7669.

Advanced Spanish Class

Wed. 10 am-noon. Friendship Circle Senior Center, 1515 Lansdowne Ave., Darby; 610-237-6222.

Art Classes

Sessions for Beginners: Mon. 10 am, Advanced: Tue. 10 am & 12:30 pm. Phoenixville Senior Center, 153 Church St., Phoenixville; 610-935-1515.

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Arthritis Exercise Classes

Tue. 11 am & Thu. 10 am. Coatesville Area Senior Center, 22 N. Fifth Ave., Coatesville; 610-383-6900.

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Blood Pressure Checks & Screenings

Wed. 10 am. Coatesville Area Senior Center, 22 N. Fifth Ave., Coatesville; 610-383-6900.

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Blood Pressure Screenings

Mon. 10:30 am. Wayne Senior Center, 108 Station Rd., Wayne; 610-688-6246.

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Body Recall Exercise Class

Mon., Wed. & Fri. 9, 10 & 11 am. Weekly exercises classes. Coatesville Area Senior Center, 22 N. Fifth Ave., Coatesville; 610-383-6900.

. Mon., Wed. & Fri. 11: 15 am. Oxford Area Senior Center, 12 E. Locust St., Oxford; 610-932-5244.

. Mon., Wed., Fri. 9, 10, 11 am. Phoenixville Senior Center, 153 Church St., Phoenixville; 610-935-1515.

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Ceramics & Crafts

Thu. 9:30 am. Good Neighbor Senior Center, 1085 Hook Rd., Sharon Hill; 610-586-8170.

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Computer Classes

Computer programs, digital photography. Wayne Senior Center, 108 Station Rd., Wayne; 610-688-6246.

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Country Line Dancing

Tue. 12:45 pm. Judy Phillips hosts. Oxford Area Senior Center, 12 E. Locust St., Oxford; 610-932-5244.

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Crafts

Mon. 10 am. With Mary. Chester Senior Center, 721 Hayes St., Chester; 610-497-3550.

. Tue. 10 am-noon. With Thelma. Oxford Area Senior Center, 12 E. Locust St., Oxford; 610-932-5244.

. Fri. 12:45 pm. West Chester Area Senior Center, 530 E. Union St., West Chester; 610-431-4242.

Divorce Recovery Workshop

Tue. 7 pm. To register & learn location of workshop call 856-415-2222.

Fit for Life Exercise Class

Exercise sessions for seniors. Mon., Wed. & Fri. 9, 10 & 11 am. Coatesville Area Senior Center, 22 N. Fifth Ave., Coatesville; 610-383-6900.

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Free Blood Pressure Check-up

2nd & 4th Thu. 10 am-noon. Upper Merion Senior Service Center, 650 S. Henderson Rd., King of Prussia; 610-265-4715.

Gentle Yoga

Mon. 1:15 pm. Wayne Senior Center, 108 Station Rd., Wayne; 610-688-6246.

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Jazzercise Lite

Tue. & Thu. 3:30-4:30 pm. Call Lori, 610-237-8100 x11. Friendship Circle Senior Center, 1515 Lansdowne Ave., Darby; 610-237-6222.

Life Changes

Thu. 12:15 pm. Discussion on issues of aging. Wayne Senior Center, 108 Station Rd., Wayne; 610-688-6246.

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Line Dancing

Thu. 1-2 pm. Chester Senior Center, 721 Hayes St., Chester; 610-497-3550.

. Fri. 10:30 am. Wayne Senior Center, 108 Station Rd., Wayne; 610-688-6246.

. Fri. 6:30-8:30 pm. Good Neighbor Senior Center, 1085 Hook Rd., Sharon Hill; 610-586-8170.

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Meditation Class

Thu. 10:45 am. Coatesville Area Senior Center, 22 N. Fifth Ave., Coatesville; 610-383-6900.

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Music Therapy

Learn to relax & relieve stress. Call senior center for membership information. Good Neighbor Senior Center, 1085 Hook Rd., Sharon Hill; 610-586-8170.

. 5/20 11 am-noon.

Needlework

Thu. 10 am-noon. Oxford Area Senior Center, 12 E. Locust St., Oxford; 610-932-5244.

. Wed. 10 am. Wayne Senior Center, 108 Station Rd., Wayne; 610-688-6246.

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New Beginnings

Mon. & Thu. 7-9:30 pm. To register & to learn location of workshop call 856-415-2222.

Paint Class

Wed. 9 am-noon. Oxford Area Senior Center, 12 E. Locust St., Oxford; 610-932-5244.

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Pilates

Mon. & Thu. noon. Exercise using the core muscles for strength & toning. West Chester Area Senior Center, 530 E. Union St., West Chester; 610-431-4242.

Private Piano Lessons

Please call Janice at 610-586-8170 for appointment. Good Neighbor Senior Center, 1085 Hook Rd., Sharon Hill; 610-586-8170.

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Quilting Workshop

Mon. 10 am. Wayne Senior Center, 108 Station Rd., Wayne; 610-688-6246.

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RSVP's Volunteer Opportunity

Exciting assignments for adults 55+. Bryn Mawr: 610-527-8806; Blue Bell: 610-834-1365; Pottstown/Collegeville: 610-326-9109; Lansdale: 215-855-9578; Willow Grove: 267-518-0028.

Seniorzart

Wed. 1 pm. Drawing, painting, tea & coffee. Upper Main Line Senior Center, 47 Church Rd., Malvern; 610-647-1311.

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Sewing Class

Thu. 1-3 pm. Call Jackie Pinckney with questions about class 610-688-6246. Wayne Senior Center, 108 Station Rd., Wayne; 610-688-6246.

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Soul Line Dancing

Tue. 1 pm. Weekly dance class for seniors. Coatesville Area Senior Center, 22 N. Fifth Ave., Coatesville; 610-383-6900.

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Spanish Class

Classes resuming in September. Call to register. Wayne Senior Center, 108 Station Rd., Wayne; 610-688-6246.

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Strength Class

Thu. 10 am. Coatesville Area Senior Center, 22 N. Fifth Ave., Coatesville; 610-383-6900.

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Stretch & Flex Exercise

Wed. & Fri. 9 am. Phoenixville Senior Center, 153 Church St., Phoenixville; 610-935-1515.

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Tai Chi

Fri. 12:45 pm. Phoenixville Senior Center, 153 Church St., Phoenixville; 610-935-1515.

. Thu. 1 pm. Upper Main Line Senior Center, 47 Church Rd., Malvern; 610-647-1311.

. Thu. 2 pm. Wayne Senior Center, 108 Station Rd., Wayne; 610-688-6246.

. Sat. 9 am. Coatesville Area Senior Center, 22 N. Fifth Ave., Coatesville; 610-383-6900.

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Theater Workshop

1st. Thu. 1:30 pm. Upper Merion Senior Service Center, 650 S. Henderson Rd., King of Prussia; 610-265-4715.

Using Your Brain Power

Thu. 10:45 am. Wayne Senior Center, 108 Station Rd., Wayne; 610-688-6246.

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Virtua Health Offerings for Seniors

Health education programs. Please call 888-847-8823 for information. Most classes free of charge.

Voice & Drama Lessons

Tue. 1-2 pm. Enhance your vocal ability through simple exercises & methods that will improve your tone, pitch & voice. Chester Senior Center, 721 Hayes St., Chester; 610-497-3550.

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Walkers Club

Mon. 12:30 pm. Chester Senior Center, 721 Hayes St., Chester; 610-497-3550.

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Walking Club

Meet at senior center. Walk is at Radnor Trail. Call for days & times. Wayne Senior Center, 108 Station Rd., Wayne; 610-688-6246.

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Walking With Bertha

Fri. 11 am. Good Neighbor Senior Center, 1085 Hook Rd., Sharon Hill; 610-586-8170.

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Water Aerobics

Tue. 11 am. Good Neighbor Senior Center, 1085 Hook Rd., Sharon Hill; 610-586-8170.

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Water Workout & Water Aerobics

Held at different locations. Please call Wayne Senior Center, 108 Station Rd., Wayne; 610-688-6246.

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Watercolor Class

Mon. 10 am. Coatesville Area Senior Center, 22 N. Fifth Ave., Coatesville; 610-383-6900.

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Woodcarving Workshop

Mon. noon-2:30 pm. Schoolhouse Senior Center, Sixth & Swarthmore Aves., Folsom; 610-237-8100. Tue. 10 am. Wayne Senior Center, 108 Station Rd., Wayne; 610-688-6246.

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Writers' Club

Wed. 1-3 pm. Learn how to become a better writer. Wayne Senior Center, 108 Station Rd., Wayne; 610-688-6246.

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Writing Your Memoirs Class

Tue. 10 am. Friendship Circle Senior Center, 1515 Lansdowne Ave., Darby; 610-237-6222.

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