Wilsonville Parks & Rec in February & March 2019

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Life 101 – Personal Safety

Join Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday, February 5 at the Community Center to learn the top crimes that affect citizens and gain an understanding of what makes us potential targets for criminals. The hour long presentation will be begin at 10 am and will cover the three “A’s” of personal safety in our home, vehicle, office and in public places. There is no charge but please call Sadie Wallenberg at 503-570-1526 to pre-register.

Alzheimer’s Education Series – Healthy Living for Brain & Body

Learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement – and how to use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging. This free educational session will take place on Thursday, February 14 from 10:00 – 11:30 am at the Parks and Rec Admin Office. For additional information on class topics, and to register for your spot, please contact the Alzheimer’s Association at 1-800-272-3900.

 AARP Smart Driver

This 6-hour course is split into two sessions and will provide you with a comprehensive review of safe driving techniques. Insurance companies often provide discounts to those who complete this course. You must attend both class dates, Friday, February 15, 9am – noon and Friday, February 22, 9am – noon at the Wilsonville Community Center.   $5 registration fee plus class fee of $15 for AARP members or $20 Non-members (class fee due at first session).

 Community Center Nutrition Program

The Parks and Recreation Department is proud to offer a weekday lunch program at the Community Center.  Lunch is served Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday at noon.  The nutrition program is a great way to grab a nutritious, great tasting meal while meeting new friends.  Don’t have transportation?  Not a problem!  Contact SMART about their Dial-a-Ride service at 503-682-7790.

Donations are encouraged from regular lunchtime participants.  Recommended donations are $3.50 for those 60 and over or $4.25 for those under 60.

Living Well with Diabetes

Are you living with Diabetes or caring for someone with Diabetes? Clackamas County is hosting “Living Well with Diabetes,” a six-week workshop. You will discover “tools” that can improve your health and outlook on life. Facilitators share techniques & tools to help you take charge and feel better living with your condition.  Living Well workshops are fun and interactive. You will learn to use self-management skills to fight fatigue, problem solve, make decisions and reduce stress.  This free workshop will meet on Wednesdays, March 6 through April 10 from 9 – 11:30 am at the Community Center.  There is no charge but participants must pre-register.

Pilates Sculpt

Get the best of pilates and strength fitness in this non-impact hybrid class. Most work will be done on the mat/floor working to sculpt lean muscles with focus on the core—abdominals and back. Along with balance work and stretching, the class will touch on arms and legs to improve overall flexibility and strength. All levels welcome. Exercise mat required.  The class meets on Fridays, March 8 through May 3, 9:30 to 10:30 am at the Community Center.  Cost is $59.

Estate Planning 101

Attorney Michael Rose of Pixton Law Group will share estate planning basics such as wills, trusts, probate, powers of attorney, advance directives, and Medicaid Planning.  This free seminar will take place on Friday, March 29 from 10 to 11:30 am at the Community Center.  There is no charge but please call Sadie Wallenberg at 503-570-1526 to pre-register.

Weight Loss Support Group

Have you ever felt you needed motivation, encouragement, and quality education about losing weight? The goal of this group is to build a community around helping people navigate their path towards becoming healthier by losing weight and increasing physical activity in their lives. If you have tried to lose weight, you know the challenge is staying on track. Many weight loss programs can work, but what’s crucial is commitment, support, and accountability. Group members will be able to rely on each other to help with inspiration and the belief they can sustain motivation and be successful.  For more information, contact Brad at 503-570-1522 or email at moore@ci.wilsonville.or.us. Brad Moore is ACSM CPT, NBC-HWC certified, a Nationally Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach and will facilitate this group.  The group meets on Fridays from 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm at the Wilsonville Community Center.  There is no charge.

Indoor Walk and Fit

Come out of the cold, wet weather and enjoy a warm place to get some exercise.  In addition to having a walking course set up there will be an area for stretching and a few strength building exercises.  This drop-in program will take place on Mondays and Fridays through March 29 from 1:30-2:30pm at the Community Center.  There is no charge for participation.

AARP Tax Assistance

Appointments are now being taken for Free AARP Income Tax assistance at the Wilsonville Community Center. Income tax preparation and electronic filing for both 2018 Federal and State Returns will be provided with the joint help of the IRS and AARP Tax-Aide Program. This free service is provided by trained and certified IRS-AARP Tax Aid Volunteers. Call 503-682-3727 to schedule an appointment.

Appointments available on Thursdays, February 7 through April 11 from 9 am to 4 pm


Source: B. Stevenson, Wilsonville Parks & Rec. Jan 2019.




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