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Langley Park Senior Activity Center 2019-2020 WINTER CALENDAR Registration – Tuesday, November 12, for Residents (R) of Prince George’s County o Note: On November 12, ONLY, we will open at 7am for registration. Registration - Monday, November 18, Non-Residents (NR) Winter Classes/Trips – Sign up early, trips fill on a first come, first serve basis. Don’t wait and be too late! Please register at least one week prior to the class/trip start date so we can plan accordingly. A minimum number of registrants are required for programs to be held A fee assistance program is available for residents who need financial help to participate in our classes that have a fee over $35. Fee reduction may be available based on income and family size. For more information, visit our website at www.pgparks.com or ask our center staff. 1500 Merrimac Drive, Hyattsville, MD 20783 301-408-4343 voice 301-699-2544 TTY 301-408-4344 fax
Langley Park Senior Activity Center: Amenities FITNESS ROOM COMPUTER LAB NIXLE The fitness room is available Monday Seniors 60 & Better who have Get information on M-NCPPC thru Friday, 10:30 am – 3 pm. The M-NCPPC RecTrac account may closures, cancellations, and fitness room is FREE for bi-county “drop-in” to use the lab during the emergencies by text or email. residents (Prince George’s and designated drop-in times, Tuesday Sign up today by visiting Montgomery County) 60 & Better. &Thursday, 10:30am-3pm. Schedule www.pgparks.com and You must is subject to change. See center staff click on present your for regulations. membership card at the front desk in order to use the fitness room. WMATA FITNESS ROOM AND Senior SmarTrip GYM Cards BILLIARDS SENIOR ROOM WALKS FIRESIDE LOUNGE BILLARDS WMATA Senior SmarTrip cards Come and join the Sassy “Senior” Enjoy a friendly game of provide discounts to seniors for use Walks indoors at the center. pool in our pool/game on Metrorail, Metro bus, all regional Earn prizes, just for walking! room. bus systems, and parking at most Monday and Friday 9:30 am. Monday-Friday, 10 am-2 Metro operated lots are sold at the pm. center. To purchase a Senior SmarTrip card, you must be 65 years of age with a photo ID. The cost is $2. See our Langley Park Senior Activity Center front desk staff to purchase. Billiards classes available! LINE DANCING INSPIRATIONAL HOUR BINGO Line dancing is a great way to Our very own senior volunteer A weekly tradition you don’t exercise to music. No experience Marie Fuller will lead interested want to miss. Come use our necessary. Drop-in and join the seniors in an inspirational hour. large print shutter cards with fun! Every Thursday, 10 -11:30am. easy to read numbers! Every Wednesday, 10 am - Noon. Every Wednesday 12:30 - 2 pm. D RDROOM LOUN Langley Park Senior Activity Center: Information
Important Information Our Refund Policy: 1. 100% refunds are issued when M-NCPPC/LPSAC cancels an activity. 2. All other refunds are subject to a 20% Refund Administrative Fee. 3. All withdrawals/refunds must be processed by the facility offering the activity. 4. The Senior Activity Center Director must approve and process all requested refunds. 5. Trip refunds will only be issued only if the spot can be resold. 6. Class refunds MUST be requested prior to the course end. Refunds will NOT be issued once the course has ended. 7. Refunds will not be issued for classes missed by the participant. 8. Cash refunds are not allowed. 9. Refunds can be issued: As an immediate credit to your RecTrac account As a credit on your credit card which can take 3 to 5 days to process As a check which can take 3 to 4 weeks to process Trip Transportation: For your information, we include the mode of transportation used for our trips. Please note, the mode of transportation is subject to change. Here are the vehicles we use: M-NCPPC Activity Bus –15 passengers white or tan bus Note: Commission Bus – Large 27 passenger bus Motor Coach Bus – 40-50 passenger bus with restroom When you see these feet with a trip or activity, it means there will Trip Information: be a lot of walking. Refunds will not be granted for cancellations unless trip is cancelled or spot is resold. Following all trips, patrons will be asked to complete a trip evaluation. All trip registrants are expected to return with the group to the center. NO SMOKING POLICY In accordance to Maryland State Law, effective June 30, 2016, there will be NO SMOKING on M-NCPPC property. This includes vehicles, enclosed buildings and outdoors. Outdoor areas include facility grounds, parking areas, parks, picnic areas, ballfields, etc. GOING GREEN IN 2020 1. Be like your friends and only take one Senior Activity Calendar per season. 2. Avoid paper clutter. Learn how to find the information you need online! Free classes offered! 3. Bring us your old eyeglasses and hearing aids. With help from the Lions Club, we will recycle to help those in need. 4. Recycle paper, bottles & cans. 5. Never litter! Please dispose of garbage properly. Langley Park Senior Activity Center: Information
Langley Park Senior Activity Center: Classes Class Day/Dates Time Barcode Fee Computer Mon & Wed Level 1 Dec 2-Dec 18 9am - 10am(3 weeks) 14501-144A $34 (R); $45 (NR) Jan 6 – Jan 29 9am - 10am 14501-144B $45 (R); $59 (NR) Feb 3 – Feb 26 9am - 10 am 14501-144C $45 (R); $59 (NR) Computer Mon & Wed Level 2 Dec 2-Dec 18 10am -11am(3 weeks) 14502-144A $34(R); $45(NR) Jan 6 – Jan 29 10am - 11am 14502-144B $45 (R); $59 (NR) Feb 3 – Feb 26 10am - 11am 14502-144C $45 (R); $59 (NR) Computer Lab Tues,Thurs,Fri 10am - 2pm Ask about FREE “drop-in” Schedules are our Senior subject to ID card. change IPAD Workshop: Fridays Learn your IPAD Dec 6-Dec 27 10am - 12 Noon 14504-144A $40 (R); $52 (NR) and its various Jan 10 – Jan 31 10am - 12 Noon 14504-144B $40 (R); $52 (NR) features Feb 7 – Feb 28 10am - 12 Noon 14504-144C $40 (R); $52 (NR) IPAD’s are not provided! Piano – Beginner Tues & Thurs Dec 3- Dec 26 9am - 10am 23502-144A $60 (R); $78 (NR) Jan 7 – Jan 30 9am - 10am 23502-144B $60 (R); $78 (NR) Feb 4 – Feb 27 9am - 10am 23502-144C $60 (R); $78 (NR) Piano- Tues & Thurs Intermediate Dec 3- Dec 26 10am-11am 23503-144A $60 (R); $78 (NR) Jan 7 – Jan 30 10am-11am 23503-144B $60 (R); $78 (NR) Feb 4 – Feb 27 10am-11am 23503-144C $60 (R); $78 (NR ) Jewelry Making- Tuesday Beginners Dec 3 - Dec 24 10am – 11am 30502-144A $26 (R); $34 (NR) Jan 7 - Jan 28 10am – 11am 30502-144B $26 (R); $34 (NR) Feb 4- Feb 25 10am – 11am 30502-144C $26 (R); $34 (NR) Line Dance- Monday Beginners Dec 2-Dec 23 12:30 am -1:30pm 23501-144A $28 (R); $37 (NR) Jan 6 - Jan 27 12:30 am -1:30 pm 23501-144B $28 (R); $37 (NR) Feb 3 –Feb 24 12:30 am -1:30 pm 23501-144C $28 (R); $37 (NR)
Billiards Tuesday Dec 3 - Dec 24 11 am – 12 pm 15507-144A $27 (R); $36 (NR) Jan 7 - Jan 28 11 am – 12 pm 15507-144B $27 (R); $36 (NR) Feb 4- Feb 25 11 am – 12 pm 15507-144C $27 (R); $36 (NR) Zumba Gold/ Tues/Thurs Toning Dec 3-Dec 26 10:00-11:00am 17529-144A $51 (R); $67 (NR) Jan 7 – Jan 30 10:00-11:00am 17529-144B $51 (R); $67 (NR) Feb 4 – Feb 27 10:00-11:00am 17529-144C $51 (R); $67(NR) PARKS Friday Learn how to DIRECT Dec 6 – Dec 27 11am – 12pm 14504-144A register yourself WORKSHOP Jan 10 – Jan 31 11am - 12pm 14505-144B online with the Feb 7 – Feb 28 11am – 12pm 14505-14 4C new PARKS DIRECT system. Basic computer skills required! FREE Please call senior center to register. Upcoming AARP Smart Driver Courses Monday, December 2 9 am – 1:45 pm $15/AARP Members; $20/Non-AARP Members Monday, January 13 9 am – 1:45 pm $15/AARP Members; $20/Non-AARP Members Monday, February 3 9 am – 1:45 pm $15/AARP Members; $20/Non-AARP Members Refresh your driving skills with the AARP Smart Drivers Course. You will learn defensive driving techniques, proven safety strategies, and new traffic laws and rules of the road. There are no tests to pass. You simply sign up and learn. Upon completion, you may qualify for car insurance premium discounts. Register online at AARP or call 301-736-1565. Bring your own lunch or call our nutrition site manager at 301-439-3056 in advance to reserve your lunch for a donation of $3. Driver Course payment is due by check or money order (no cash) to AARP the day of the class.
Langley Park Senior Activity Center: Trips & Special Events DECEMBER 2019 National Tie Day Monday, December 2 FREE 9 am - 3 pm LPSAC is collecting ties or bow ties to donate to a nearby shelter for men who are going on interviews seeking employment. All donations received by December 19 for delivery on to the shelter on December 30. You kindness is appreciated. Festival of Lights & Golden Corral, Thursday, December 5 $15 (R); $20 (NR) 3 - 10 pm PARKS DIRECT code: LPSAC-20191205 Do not miss this spectacular holiday drive-through event featuring more than one million twinkling lights! Our first stop is at the Golden Corral for dinner then sit back relax and enjoy the beautiful Festival of Lights as you ride through Watkins Regional Park located in Upper Marlboro. Meals are at your own expense. Transportation aboard M-NCPPC Commission Bus. Arena Stage “Dear Jack, Dear Louise” Wednesday, December 11 $ 72 (R); $94 (NR) 10:30 am - 3 pm PARKS DIRECT code: LPSAC-20191211 When two strangers meet by letter during World War II, a love story begins. US Army Captain Jack Ludwig, a military doctor stationed in Oregon, begins writing to Louise Rabiner, an aspiring actor and dancer in New York City, hoping to meet her someday if the war will allow. As the war continues, it threatens to end their relationship before it even starts. Transportation aboard M-NCPPC activity bus. Mom’s New Organic Market Monday, December 16 $10 (R); $13 (NR) 10 am - 2 pm PARKS DIRECT code: LPSAC-20191216 Visit the famous MOM’S ORGANIC Market for your last minute shopping needs. This market has all of your Organic food needs desserts, vegetables, fresh meats & seafood. Transportation aboard M-NCPPC activity bus. Senior Holiday Party Wednesday, December 18 $10 (R); $13 (NR) 11 am - 2 pm PARKS DIRECT code: LPSAC-20191218-A THE BEST HOLIDAY PARTY IN TOWN! Enjoy the sounds of Michael Nelson and shop at our Vendor Mall while you party. Refreshments served. You must sign up at the senior center or call to register. Registration Required.
Holiday Vendor Mall - Calling All Vendors! Wednesday, December 18 $ 25 (R); $33 (NR) 10:30 am-3 pm PARKS DIRECT code: LPSAC-20191218- Vendor Set-up Time: 8:30-10:30am Vendors: The following will be provided: 1-6’ rectangular table, 2-chairs, & 1-table cloth. Vendors can bring their own table-1 per vendor & tablecloth (Registration fees still required). No perishable items or bakes goods sold. Tables are available on a first come, first served basis. Additional tables are available for an additional $5.00. Register early! Spaces are limited. Spend the day holiday shopping, and hunting for that thing you cannot live without whether you are looking for great bargains or a one of a kind collectible, there is something for everyone. All under one roof! Registration is Required!! SENIOR HOLIDAY CONCERT Friday, December 20 Laurel-Beltsville Senior Activity Center 2 Shows PARKS DIRECT code: LBSAC-SPEC-GA-20191220A 1 Show - 10 am - 12 pm st FREE LBSAC-SPEC-GA-20191220B 2nd Show - 1 - 3 pm The Softones & Intruders are sure to get you in the holiday spirit as they perform some of their hit tunes and your favorite holiday songs along with comedian Gregg Cooper bringing the holiday laughter. Please make sure you register for the correct show/time slot. You must have your ticket with the Barcode with you for this event. After you register then sign up for transportation at your senior center. Transportation is limited. Register early, Seating is limited. JANUARY 2020 Langley Park Senior Activity Center: Trips & Special Events New Year’s Celebration & Winter Coat Drive for the Homeless Wednesday, January 8 $10(R); $13(NR) 11 am – 1 pm PARKS DIRECT code: LPSAC-20200108 Ring in the New Year with Capt. Frye’s Legends Review Showcase. Celebrate with friends and your Langley Park family. We are asking for donations for new or clean slightly worn coats to donate to S.O.M.E. (So Others Might Eat), this organization feeds and clothes the homeless. The deadline for donations is January 27. The coats delivered January 31. Refreshment served. Registration Required.
The Hideaway Restaurant, Odenton, MD Wednesday, January 15 $15(R); $20(NR) 10 am – 3 pm PARKS DIRECT code: LPSAC-20200115 The Hideaway is a unique experience. Great tasting food and a warm friendly atmosphere. You are sure to love. Meal is at your own expense. Transportation is aboard an M-NCPPC activity bus. Senior Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Thursday, January 16 & Piano Recital 11 am - 2 pm FREE The Langley Park Seniors will present a tribute to Dr. King with, poems, singing an a piano recital from our very own Piano Class. If you would like to participate in this tribute to Dr. King, please contact, our senior center volunteer Karen Moore. Join this special birthday celebration. Refreshments served. Registration Required. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Tour Friday, January 17 $24 (R); $32 (NR) 10:30 am - 4 pm PARKS DIRECT code: LPSAC-20200117 This memorial honors Dr. King’s national and international contributions and vision for all to enjoy a life of freedom, opportunity, and justices. Dr. King’s memorial is adjacent to the Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial and between the Lincoln and Jefferson Memorial. Celebrate with the rest of the world Dr. Kings “Dream”. Meals are at your own expense. Transportation aboard M-NCPPC activity bus. Arundel Mills Mall & Maryland Live Tuesday, January 21 $18 (R); $24 (NR) 10 am - 5 pm PARKS DIRECT code: LPSAC-20200121 Shop at Arundel Mills Mall, Maryland’s largest outlet and value retail shopping, dining and entertainment destination with more than 200 indoor stores or visit the Maryland Live Casino that features slot machines, electronic table games and nationally acclaimed restaurants. Meals are at your own expense at Arundel Mills Mall. Transportation aboard M-NCPPC activity bus. Soup for the Soul- National Soup Month! Wednesday, January 29 FREE 11 am - 1 pm We all love soup! In fact, how could we not since we have all been raised eating it. Every country in the world has soup recipes and family traditions from long ago. It comes as no surprise that soup is probably the oldest form of food right up there with bread. Sit back and reminisce on the cold days when the family sat around the fireplace with a bowl of soup sharing stories. Stop by and have a cup of soup on us. Registration Required.
Langley Park Senior Activity Center: Trips & Special Events FEBRUARY 2020 American Heart Heathy Month!! Tuesday, February 4 FREE 11 am - 1 pm Let us Celebrate National Wear Red Day to raise awareness about Heart Disease. Encourage everyone in your community and at our Senior Centers to wear red. Light refreshments served. LET US CELEBRATE HEATHLY HEARTS! Black History in Motion Program, Publick Playhouse Wednesday, February 5 $5 (R); $7 (NR) Show Time: 10:30 am - 12 pm PARKS DIRECT code: PGPP-SPEC-GA-20200205 Doors open at 9:30 am Celebrate Black History Month with seniors from throughout Prince George’s county and beyond with a historical journey highlighting the contributions of African Americans through musical performance at The Publick Playhouse. The headliners of this event is Ray “Apollo” Allen and others. Upon completion of your purchase, please print and retain your ticket(s), as tickets are required for admission to the theater. If you want transportation from the center to this event, you MUST register first in PARKS DIRECT and then sign up for transportation at your senior center. Limited transportation provided. Meals are at your own expense. Transportation aboard M-NCPPC activity bus. National Healthy Eating Month Monday, February 10 Free 12 - 1 pm Healthy Eating Month! “Go Further with Food” and visit our FREE healthy cooking demonstrations. Learn how to prepare delicious, healthy meals and snacks in these step-by-step cooking demonstrations. Enjoy a sample of the delicious creations. Sponsored by the Sports Health & Wellness Division. Registration is required. Valentine’s Day Social & Spa Day Friday, February 14 $10 (R); $13 (NR) 10:30 am - 1 pm PARKS DIRECT code: LPSAC-20200214 Bring your Valentine or come find one and enjoy a relaxing massage by “A Classy Touch of Therapy, certified masseuse while listening to the sultry sounds of Saleem Waters and have your Face Caricatures done by Mr. Peter. Refreshments served! Registration Required
National Air and Space: Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center Thursday, February 20 $25 (R); $33 (NR) 10:30 am - 3 pm PARKS DIRECT code: LPSAC-20200220 Join us for a trip to the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center near Washington Dulles International Airport, part of the largest collection of aviation and space artifacts in the world. IMAX movie may be included in trip. Meals are at your own expense. Transportation aboard M-NCPPC activity bus. Timbuktu Restaurant, Hanover, MD Friday, February 21 $15 (R); $20 (NR) 10 am – 3 pm PARKS DIRECT code: LPSAC-20200221 Timbuktu is a seafood restaurant and lodge serving seafood, steaks, chicken, crab cakes, and much more. Everybody leaves happy! Meals are at your own expense. Transportation aboard M-NCPPC activity bus. . Langley Park Senior Activity Center: Special Events Seniors On Stage Auditions ARE YOU A TALENTED SINGER? Register in advance to Audition! Laurel-Beltsville Senior Activity Center Friday, January 10 10 am - 4 pm (last audition registration taken at 3:30 pm) This is your opportunity to audition and be a part of our Seniors on Stage Show. Audition guidelines are available by calling 301-408-4343. Register to audition in advance beginning Dec. 1. Auditions closed to the public and scheduled every 15 minutes. To schedule an audition, call 301-408-4343. Capital Area Food Bank Food Distribution Did you know that to someone who is hungry and homeless, one meal could bring hope and mark the first step toward true-life change? The Capital Area Food Bank distributes food at the center to community members in need. Friday, December 20, 2019 10 am - 3 pm Free Friday, January 24, 2020 10 am - 3 pm Free Friday, February 21, 2020 10 am - 3 pm Free
Langley Park Senior Activity Center: Weekly Activities & Clubs Monday – Friday 9 am - 3 pm FREE Card Sharks & Pinochle Players Join us whether you already know how to play or need to brush up on your skills. Line Dancing Wednesdays 10 am – 12 pm FREE A great way to exercise with music. No experience necessary. Drop-in and join the fun! Sassy “Senior” Walk Monday & Friday 9:30 am – 10:30 pm FREE Take a healthy indoor stroll and earn prizes! Senior Fit Tuesday & Thursday 11:45 am- 12:15 pm FREE This program focuses on the cardio respiratory system, (heart and lungs), but is not limited to low impact aerobics for daily living. All participants must register in RecTrac. A Doctor’s medical release form and pre-registration required. Services provided by Holy Cross Hospital. Inspirational Hour Thursdays 10 - 11:30 am FREE Our senior volunteer Marie Fuller will lead interested seniors in an inspirational hour. Game Swap Wednesday 10:30 am - 1 pm FREE Join a table to play as many games as you can in 10 minutes. See if you can beat the clock! Dominoes Monday-Friday 10 am – 3 pm FREE Just for fun. Sets available at the center. Bingo Wednesdays 12:30 – 2 pm FREE Come and use our large print shutter cards with easy to read numbers. A weekly tradition you do not want to miss. Bid Whist Monday-Friday 10 am – 3 pm FREE All Whist clubs welcome! Fitness Room Monday-Friday 10:30 am – 3 pm Free All fitness levels are encouraged to exercise in our fitness center to build strength and light cardiovascular activities. Bridge 10 am – 3 pm FREE Come and lay a game of bridge. All bridge clubs welcome! Monday- Friday Movie Mondays Mondays Contact Center for FREE Enjoy a movie and refreshments on us. time. Walk Your Way to A Healthier You! Join others at Langley Park who want to improve their health by walking. Our walk program meet every Monday and Friday at 9:30am. Come one day a week or two whenever it is convenient for you. Join our Sassy Seniors and walk for a Healthier You!
Langley Park Senior Activity Center: Health & Wellness Events Prince George’s County Health Department and Doctor’s Community Hospital Wellness on Wheels: Mobile Health Clinic Free Tuesday, Dec. 3 Tuesday, Jan. 14 Tuesday, Feb. 11 9 am -12 pm FREE Diabetes Screening * Cholesterol Screening Blood Pressure Screening * Medication Review and Education Health Services Stay On Your Feet Wednesday, January 15 FREE 10:30 am – 12 pm Did you know that 2.8 million older adults are treated in emergency departments for fall-related injuries? Luckily, many of these falls can be prevented. During this session, a therapist from MedStar NRH Rehabilitation Network will share fall prevention strategies and conduct a gait assessment to help keep you safe on your feet. Sponsored by Suburban Hospital. On Track to Health Wednesday, February 19 FREE 10:30 am – 11:30 am The New Year is a time to set intentions. Making changes does not always have to include a grand plan to overhaul your whole life, but rather make small changes that lead up to big results. Suburban Hospital will conduct individual body composition consultations using a top of the line Tanita scale. Tracking such metrics as body fat, muscle mass and metabolic age can help set the tone for creating a roadmap to better health. Sponsored by Suburban Hospital. Blood Pressure Screenings Tuesday, December 3 10:45 am – 11:45 am Wednesday, December 18 11:45 am – 12:30 pm Tuesday, January 7 10:45 am – 11:45 am Wednesday, January 15 11:45 am – 12:30 pm Tuesday, February 4 10:45 am – 11:45 am Wednesday, February 19 11:45 am – 12:30 pm
LangleyPark Langley ParkSenior SeniorActivity ActivityCenter: Center Information Information Corner Corner IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS Senior Nutrition/Transportation 301-265-8475 Legal Aid 301-927-6800 Department of Family Services 301-265-8401 Seniors County Information 301-265-8450 Medicare Information 1-800-633-4227 Call-A-Bus 301-499-8603 Senior Nutrition Program The Senior Nutrition Program is Monday through The actual donation is $3.00. Please donate as much Friday, featuring a healthy, well-balanced meal. as you can. If you need to cancel your meal, please Individuals who are 60 & better can reserve a meal do so at least two (2) days in advance with Austin by contacting our Nutrition Manager, Austin Simpson, Nutrition Manager at (301) 439-3056. Simpson at (301) 439-3056 or by contacting the Please bring exact change to cover your donation. Department of Family Services Nutrition Office at Coffee and donuts are available everyday 9 am-11 am. 301-265-8475. Note: There will no lunch program when Prince George’s County schools have a delayed opening or You must register by 1 pm the day before you would closed due to inclement weather conditions. like a meal, register by 1 pm Friday for a Monday Reminder: Lunch is subject to change depending on meal. the Office on Aging’s schedule. For Your Information Moved? Number changed? Volunteer Opportunities Refund Policy: Please stop at the office and Do you have a special skill or Class and activity refunds are make sure your personal talent you would like to share subject to a 20% handling fee information is correct. Let us with others? Would you like to and must be requested in writing. know if you have any changes teach classes to seniors, here at Trip refunds will only be including emergency contact the Langley Park Senior available if your registration is names and phone numbers. Activity Center? If so, give us a replaced by someone on the Attn: Volunteers: Please call at (301) 408-4343. waiting list. If you must cancel remember to record your your reservation, please contact time on your time sheet. the center staff as soon as possible or call (301) 408-4343. Disability Accommodations The Department of Parks and Recreation encourages and supports the participation of individuals with disabilities. Register a minimum of two weeks in advance of the program start date to request and receive a disability accommodation. Center Closings/Weather Closings For the latest information on M-NCPPC closures due to weather, maintenance or emergencies, please sign up for PG Parks Alert by going to www.pgparks.com and click on the PGParksAlert icon. You must provide a cell phone number or email address to receive alerts.
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