Senior Center of Greater Richmond

Creating Opportunities for Healthy Aging Through Social Engagement

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Post date: Wed, Nov 8, 2017 6:37pm

PROJECT Let's Do It!  Undefined in late September this Member's Project  should be on our schedule in late October and November.  See Nov. 3rd and Nov. 17th.  Additional work spots will be available every day at Battery Park Christian Church.  Call 353-3171 for the latest on this community project.  

Post date: Tue, Nov 7, 2017 2:33am

Project Preschool Books provides books for toddlers through preschool in English or Spanish  for kids that need more preschool learning.  Bring your new or slightly used/clean books to the center by December 1 for distribution through Family Lifeline. 


Post date: Tue, Nov 7, 2017 2:31am

Fall squash, pumpkin, apples, pears and sweet potatoes can add so much flavor and nutrients to our fall and winter meals.    Cruciferous vegetables like cauliflower and brussels sprouts can add cancer fighting compounds and some great taste to a fall meal.  The squash family brings on taste and texture with color that means you are getting great nutrients, from vitamin A to potassium.  Fiber abounds which can lower cholesterol. 

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Post date: Tue, Nov 7, 2017 2:15am

Visual Arts:  Stained Glass 6 Wk. Workshop Series (Nov. 3rd--Dec. 15th)

Have you ever wanted to create a stained glass masterpiece?  You can, with our partnership with the Richmond Visual Arts Center's Studio S program.  In this six week series you will create YOUR masterpiece and take it home and hang it up.  We have folks who love this medium so the class will fill quickly.  We can take 12 students at various levels of skill/experience.  If you are experienced, you will be ready to go on day one and if you are not, you will be ready to get started on day one. 

Post date: Tue, Nov 7, 2017 2:03am

On Wednesday December 13th, we will celebrate the holidays at the Riverside Theater with a chef prepared multicourse dinner and a stage show extraordinaire.  This trip includes your Mini Coach trip to Riverside, your dinner and the stage show for only $90 for members and $100 for guests.  Only a few tickets remain.

Limited tickets were reserved.  Call for a reservation form. We leave promptly at 9:30am from the ACCA Shriners Temple Parking Lot at 1712 Bellevue Av. And return about 5pm. 

Post date: Tue, Nov 7, 2017 1:00am

This interview involves a member who would like to remain anonymous.  We won't have names or pictures but a few of you may see a friend.

Post date: Mon, Nov 6, 2017 11:02pm

Sharon Brewer has been our Ageless Grace instructor at the Senior Center since 2014, the year she was the face of Active Aging through the Age Wave Coalition.

Post date: Mon, Nov 6, 2017 10:51pm

Members of the Senior Center of Greater Richmond are celebrating their birthdays:

Post date: Sun, Nov 5, 2017 12:35pm

ACECF, the Altria Companies Employee Community Fund, awarded the Senior Center of Greater Richmond a $15,000 grant which has allowed us to bring quality programs to our members in North Chesterfield and South Richmond, Richmond, Henrico and other nearby counties. This fund is supported by the employees of Altria companies and is awarded by them to qualifying organizations. Thank you!

Post date: Sun, Nov 5, 2017 1:08am