COA announces great fall events for October

Staff Report
October 05, 2009 at 11:07 am  | Mobile Reader | Pring this storyPrint 

The St. Charles Council on Aging has released its October calendar, which includes events open to St. Charles Parish seniors 60 years and older.

This month’s highlighted event includes the COA’s Fall Fest scheduled for Friday, Oct. 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hahnville Activity Center located at 626 Pine St. from noon to 3 p.m. Transportation is provided. Call 985-783-6683 for a meal reservation.

The complete monthly list of October activities includes:

Literary Circle of Friends - This group meets every Friday from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at 145 Angus Dr. in Luling. Call Sharon at 985-785-1981 for lunch reservations and transportation.

Computer Club - This club meets every third Tuesday of each month from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the COA Conference Room, located at Hahnville Center.

Senior Dancers of St. Charles Expo Group - This group meets every Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Hahnville Center. The month’s practice is line dancing. Teacher is Judy Goutierrez. Call 985-783-3008 for lunch reservations and transportation.

Travel Club - This club takes a trip on the second Wednesday of every month. This month’s trip is to Global Wildlife Center in Folsom on Oct. 14. It is by reservation only, call 985-783-6683 to reserve your spot.

COA Cafe’- Friends, food, and fun every fourth Wednesday of the month. This month’s meeting, on Sept. 23, is at Mocha-Latte Cafe’ in Destrehan. It is by reservation only. To reserve your spot, call 985-783-6683.

Exercise Classes - Attend these classes every Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Fitness Club, located at 13117 Hwy. 90 in Boutte. The classes mainly focuses on Body Flow exercise.

Bidding 500 Card Club - This card club meets every Monday at the Hahnville Center with a beginners workshop from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and avid team play from noon to 3 p.m. A tournament will be held on Aug. 31 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 985-783-6683 for transportation.

Defensive Driving Course - AARP, the COA, and St. Charles Parish TRIAD Program are sponsoring a defensive driving course on each month at the Hahnville Center. To register, call 985-783-6683. All classes are from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The cost for the one-day course is $14.

Scrap Booking with Anne Hymel - The group meets every Thursday from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the New Sarpy Activity Center, located at 150 Trosclair Dr. For more information, Call 985-764-2412

For more information on all COA events, visit http://www.stcharlesgov.net.

New events have also been set at St. Charles centers. Here are a few additional ways to be an active senior.

Pass the Pigs Game - the first Monday of the month at the Luling Center from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Talk Topic - Kids Today - the second Monday of the month at the Norco center from noon to 1:30 p.m.

Make It or Loose It Game - the first Thursday of the month at the New Sarpy Center from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Bonco Brunch Fun - the second Tuesday of the month at the Hahnville center from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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