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4Island Seniors At
The Center 4 Life
Meet your friends and make some
new ones at the Center 4 Life.
Browse through the following
activities, then stop by to sign up.
Trash & Treasures Sale will be
back in November. The center is currently
accepting donations of clean, gently
used items. All items are tax deductible.
Bring them to the Center 4 Life Monday
through Friday between 8 a.m. and 3:30
p.m. Please, no books, clothes, shoes,
computers or old TVs. If you have any
questions, call 472-5743.
Page Turners with Ann Rodman
– If you would like to be on the Page
Turners list, email firstname.lastname@example.org
or contact the Center 4 Life.
The featured book for Wednesday,
August 12 is Mystic River by Dennis
Bring your lunch and watch the movie
at 12:30 p.m., followed by a discussion
on the book and movie at 2:30 p.m.
Friday Collage Classes with Bea
Pappas – August 7, 14, 21 and 28,
12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Pappas teaches an
easy approach to collage, both figura-
tive and abstract. Collage can be worked
from torn magazines, found papers like
book pages or handmade papers. Collage
artists: bring a pint of fluid matte pre-
mium, scissors, papers, magazines and
substrates (substrates can be watercolor
paper, canvas, canvas board or mat
board). Members are $15, non-members
are $20. Call the center to sign up.
Sawgrass Mills Shopping –
Wednesday, September 2. Grab a couple
of your friends and do a little pre-holiday
shopping. The trip includes round trip
transportation and coupon book to the
outlet mall. Depart from Fort Myers
location at 7:30 a.m. Seating is limited.
Register at the center to reserve your
Bridge – Monday and Wednesday at
12:30 p.m. Cost is $2.50 for members
and $5 for non-members. Prizes will be
Mahjongg – Thursday at 12:30 p.m.
Cost is $2.50 for members and $5 for
non-members. Prizes are awarded.
Tuesday Kayaking – August 18
(weather permitting) at 8:30 a.m. There
is space for 16 people on eight two-
person kayaks and limited space for
those who own their own kayaks. Island
Seniors will provide kayaks, paddles and
life jackets. Bring water, a small snack,
sun lotion, bug spray, sunglasses, towel,
hat and change of clothing. Cost is $5
for members and $10 for non-members.
Advance registration is required.
Classes are available and all ages are
welcome. Cost is $3.75 for members and
$6.75 for non-members. Annual mem-
bership is $20. Sanibel Recreation Center
members must show their membership
card to attend.
Happy Hour Fitness – Monday,
Wednesday and Friday at 8 a.m. This
class keeps your brain fit and your heart,
lungs and muscles strong with a combina-
tion of aerobics and muscle conditioning
exercises and balance. Hand weights,
stretch cords and your body weight will
be used. Class begins with a joke and
ends with a positive thought for the
day. Athletic footwear required. Silvia
Villanueva is the instructor.
Essential Total Fitness – Monday,
Wednesday and Friday at 9:30 a.m.
Cardio, muscle strengthening and flex-
ibility training with hand weights, stretch
cords, chairs and stability balls. Athletic
footwear required. Mahnaz Bassiri is the
Power Hour Fitness – Tuesday
and Thursday at 8 a.m. Hand weights,
stretch cords, stability balls and mats are
used. Improve core strength and bal-
ance. Athletic footwear required. Mahnaz
Bassiri is the instructor.
Gentle Yoga – Tuesday and
Thursday at 9:30 a.m. Stretch, tone and
strengthen while improving flexibility,
proper alignment and circulation. Mats
are used to meet the needs of varying
experience levels. Bring a towel. Kim
Kouril is the instructor.
For more information, call 472-5743
or stop by 2401 Library Way.
The Sanibel CERT (Community
Emergency Response Team) is
looking for volunteers to partici-
pate in upcoming training. The training
will consist of eight aspects of response
to emergencies such as hurricanes, tor-
nados and others. The Sanibel CERT
members are members of the commu-
nity that are willing to help others in a
time of need, when our police officers
and firefighters are busy with other
aspects of a disaster. CERT members
learn first-aid, preparedness and overall
safety. The course will take place over
eight weeks, meeting once a week for
approximately two hours a week.
The course takes place at Sanibel
Fire Station One on Palm Ridge Road,
Wednesday evenings from 6 to 9 p.m. The
course starts on September 9 and runs
through November 4. Contact Assistant
Chief Matt Scott at 472-5525 or mscott@
sanibelfire.com if you would like to partici-
pate in this training opportunity.
Free Play At
At Summit Christian Preschool
at Sanibel Community Church,
children have a choice of artis-
tic activities during free play including
painting, gluing, drawing, clay, cut-
ting and other creative mediums. Each
day, children have at least one hour to
explore art, if they choose. Registration
is open for the upcoming school year.
For more information, contact director
Leslie Celestin at 677-1440.
Twins Kekoa and Kahanu Otalvaro express their creativity
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