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									                                                                                                 1280B East Rosser Street
                                                                                                 Prescott, AZ 86301-5651
                                                                                           (928) 778-3000 - Fax (928) 541-0595
                                                                                              www.prescottcommunitycenter.org
Recreational, Social & Educational Opportunities for 18 Years & Up

Volume 35, Issue 05             The Center will be closed Monday, May 25th for Memorial Day!                                 May 2009



                                                                           USO BENEFIT DANCE for American Legion Riders-
                                                                           ”Wreaths Across America” [for Prescott National Cemetery]
                                                                                            and the Adult Center

          ~ Starlight Ball ~                                                                     presenting

                                                                              Buddy Moeck Swing Band
                   Ballroom Dance                                                        Music of the 1940’s
                  Saturday—May 16
                                                                               Saturday - May 23 - 6 pm to 9 pm
                    7:00-10:00 pm
                                                                                                                Tickets $10
                               Hosted by:                                                                     No host bar, snacks

               Ron & Rebecca Kellen                                                                      Call Jan 636-1962
               Cost: $5 members - $10 non-members                                                        or Lettie 567-5012
                                                                                                         or the Adult Center



Coming in June:                                                                           VISION SCREENING
         HOLISTIC HEALTH FAIR                                                                                am—
                                                                                        Monday - May 18 - 10 am—2 pm
 Featuring Natural & Alternative Healthcare Professionals
                                                                           The Adult Center in partnership with the local Prescott
        Saturday - June 27 - 12 noon to 4pm                                Evening Lions Club will conduct a retinal screening along
                         Learn the benefits of natural healing from a      with a local retinal specialist MD and Visual Pathways.
                         variety of healing practitioners! Experience a    This important screening can help assist in preserving vi-
                         sample healing session or watch a demonstration                                                       10-
                                                                           sion & preventing blindness. The process will take 10-15
                         of a specific technique! Holistic healing can                                              sight-
                                                                           minutes and can help detect possible sight-threatening
                         often be used as an alternative or complemen-     conditions such as diabetes related disorders, macular
                         tary treatment to your existing medical program   degeneration, glaucoma, and oth-
                         and enhance your body’s ability to heal natu-     ers.
                         rally.                                                   FREE to Members
                                                                                        Non-
                                                                              $5.00 for Non-Members
                         FREE ADMISSION to the Public!
                                                                               Limited appointments.
                                                                                   778-
                                                                              Call 778-3000 to sign up.
          Sponsored in part by:
                                                                             Next screening will be Jun 15.


                                             COMMUNITY LECTURE SERIES
                                             TUESDAY — May 19 — 12:30 to 2:00 PM
                                                   FREE Seminar
                                “All Things Edible Gardens”
                                              and “Summer Color”
                      By Ken Lain, Watters Garden Center
MEMBERS—if your address or phone number has changed—call or stop by the front desk to give us the correct information! Also if you have
   an emergency contact name and number you would like us to have on file for you, please call or stop by the front desk. Thank you!
                                      Activities & Events Schedule
                         MAY ACTIVITIES                                                                    ONGOING WEEKLY ACTIVITIES
Fri     May 1         Drop-In Dance Classes! Paul Jack-Judy Nixon          6 pm - 8 pm
                      Rumba, Beg. -6:00 pm, Rumba, Int/Adv. -7:00 pm                              Note: Center is closed Monday May 25th, Memorial Day.
Fri     May 1-29      Friday Night Ballroom Dance Party                    8 pm - 10 pm
        May 4-8       STAC Bridge Games                                                          MONDAYS
Mon                                                                        12:30 pm
        May 4-11      Come Dance With Us! Paul Jack-Judy Nixon                                   - Fitness Room & Pocket Billiards............... 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Mon                                                                        6:45 pm - 8:45 pm     - Jazzercise .............................................. 8:00 am – 9:00 am
                      Tango -6:45 pm, Rumba -7:50 pm
        May 5         Sun Up Yoga Class—FREE Intro Class                   8 am - 9 am           - Stretch & Flex Yoga……………..…….……….. 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Tue
                                                                                                 - Stretching & Gentle Movement…….……….. 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Tue     May 12-26     “Arizona’s 1st Territorial Capitol Class” by         1 pm - 2:30 pm        - Tap Dance 1 ......................................... 10:00 am – 11:00am
                      Melissa Ruffner, Local Historian
                                                                                                 - Meals on Wheels Lunch .......................... 11:15 am – 12:45 pm
Tue     May 5 +       Oil Painting Classes - Sheila Savannah, 7 wks        1 pm—4 pm             - Non-Sanctioned Duplicate Bridge …………..12:15 pm – 4:00 pm
Tue     May 5         Tai-Chi Class—FREE Intro Class                       2 pm - 3:15 pm        - ACBL Sanctioned Duplicate Bridge ........... 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Wed     May 6 +       Watercolor Classes - Sheila Savannah, 7 wks          1 pm—4 pm             - Canasta—Hand & Foot............................ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Fri     May 8         Drop-In Dance Classes! Paul Jack-Judy Nixon          6 pm - 8 pm           - PC Tutoring ………………………………………….1:00 pm
                      Foxtrot, Beg. -6:00 pm, Foxtrot, Int/Adv. -7:00 pm                         - Jazzercise .............................................. 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Tue     May 12        Yavapai Symphony Guild - FREE Concert                9:30 am
                      Patrick Bohanen, Pianist (Classical & Fun)                                 TUESDAYS
Tue     May 12        “Out of the Box” Sewing Class (3 wks)                12:30 – 3:30 pm       - Fitness Room & Pocket Billiards............... .8:00 am – 6:30 pm
Thu     May 14        Women’s Billiards Clinic—FREE                        11:00 am              - Gentle Yoga ........................................... 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Thu     May 14        “Energy Saving Tips for Your Home” - by              1 pm - 2 pm           - Meals on Wheels Lunch .......................... 11:15 am – 12:45 pm
                      Matt Finnell—FREE Seminar                                                  - ACBL Sanctioned Duplicate Bridge ........... 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Fri     May 15        Drop-In Dance Classes! Paul Jack-Judy Nixon          6 pm - 8 pm           - Pinochle ……………………………………………….1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
                      Cha Cha, Beg. -6 pm, Cha Cha, Int/Adv. -7:00 pm                            - Digital Camera Tutoring ………………………..3:30 pm & 4:30 pm
Mon     May 18        Free Vision Screening for Members                    10 am - 2 pm          WEDNESDAYS
Sat     May 16        Starlight Ball—Ballroom Dance w/Kellens              7 pm - 10 pm          - Fitness Room & Pocket Billiards............... 8:00 am – 8:30 pm
Mon     May 18        Come Dance With Us! Paul Jack-Judy Nixon             6:45 pm - 8:45 pm     - Jazzercise .............................................. 8:00 am – 9:00 am
                      Hustle 3, Beg. - 6:45 pm, Hustle 3, Int. -7:50 pm
                                                                                                 - Stretch & Flex Yoga…..……………….……….. 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Tue     May 19        FREE Seminar - “All Things Edible Garden”            12:30 pm - 2 pm       - Tap Dance 2 ......................................... 9:00 am – 10:00 am
                      & “Summer Color”, Ken Lain, Watters                                        - Tap Dance 1 ......................................... 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Wed     May 20        “Healthy Heart”, FREE Dr. Stutts, YRMC               2 pm                  - Stretching & Gentle Movement ……………. 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Thu     May 21        Women’s Billiards Clinic—FREE                        11:00 am              - Meals on Wheels Lunch .......................... 11:15 am – 12:45 pm
Fri     May 22        FREE Movie—“Australia” w/Nicole Kidman               3 pm (earlier time)   - ACBL Sanctioned Duplicate Bridge ........... 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Sat     May 23        USO Benefit Dance—Buddy Moeck Swing                  6 pm - 9 pm           - Social Bridge .......................................... 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
                      Band—Music of the 1940’s                                                   - MacIntosh Computer: 1st Wed only.…….. 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
        May 29        Drop-In Dance Classes! Paul Jack-Judy Nixon                                - Jazzercise .............................................. 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Fri                                                                        6 pm - 8 pm
                      Waltz, Beg. -6:00 pm, Waltz, Int/Adv. -7:00 pm                             - Cribbage League (1st & 3rd Wed) ........... 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
                                                                                                 - Wed Night Line Dancing ......................... 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Note:   Event and class dates & times are subject to change without notification.
                                                                                                 THURSDAYS
                                                                                                 - Fitness Room & Pocket Billiards............... 8:00 am – 8:30 pm
                                                                                                 - Jazzercise............................................... 8:00 am – 9:00 am
         Service & Support Groups                                                                - TJ’s Travel Club (1st Thu) ……..………………9:00 am – 10:00 am
                                                                                                 - Western Line Dance for Beginners ........... 10:00 am – 11:00 am
                                                                                                 - Western Line Dance for Intermediates ..... 11:00 am – 12:00 am
  ►     Medicare Counseling - For help with Medicare Part A, Part B, Medi-                       - Gentle Yoga ........................................... 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
        gap, Advantage Plans, and Part D.                                                        - Meals on Wheels Lunch........................... 11:15 am – 12:45 pm
                                                                                                 - Thursday Games Group …………………………1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
        Wednesdays only, from 9:00 am - 11:30 am. (Not available May 27)                         - PC Tutoring ………………………………………….1:00 pm
        Call 778-3000 to set up a confidential appointment.                                      - Bingo …………………………………………………..5:00 pm (doors open)
  ►     Memorial Society - Wednesdays from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm                                     ……………………………………………………………...6:30 (game)
                                                                                                 - ACBL Sanctioned Duplicate Bridge.. ......... .6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
  ►     Free Blood Pressure Checks
        2nd Monday of the month from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm                                          FRIDAYS
        Any questions please call Erv @ Granite Mtn. Home Care & Hospice 445-2522.               - Fitness Room & Pocket Billiards ............... 8:00 am – 8:30 pm
  ►     Bereavement Group - Mondays at 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm                                         - Jazzercise............................................... 8:00 am – 9:00 am
        For information call Hospice of the Pines Grief Support Group, 632-0111.                 - Tap Dance 2 .......................................... 9:00 am – 10:00 am
                                                                                                 - Intermediate Tap Dance ........................ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
  ►     Caregivers Support Group (formerly Adult Children of Aging Parents)                      - Meals on Wheels Lunch........................... 11:15 am – 12:45 pm
        2nd Wednesday of the Month at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm (new time)                               - ACBL Sanctioned Duplicate Bridge ........... 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
        For more information call Mary Mareck at 830-4193 (new phone #)                          - PC Tutoring ………………………………………….1:00 pm
                                                                                                 - Ballroom Dance Lessons.......................... .6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  ►     Northern Arizona Vision & Hearing Loss                                                   - Ballroom Dance Party …….. ..................... .8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
        1st & 2nd Mondays of the month from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  ►     Legal Advocacy for Seniors—For May only—Friday the 29th                                  SUNDAYS
        Usually the 4th Tuesday of the Month from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm                              - Fitness Room & Pocket Billiards ............... 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
                                                                                                 - Bingo ..................................................... 12:00 pm (doors open)
        Call 778-3000 to request appointment (1 hr)                                               ............................................................... 1:30 (game)
        For questions call 877-521-3500 and leave message for Kelly O’Donnell.
  ►     Seniors in Sobriety                                                                                  Please register in advance for all classes!
        - Tuesdays at 10:30—11:30 am; AA -“As Bill Sees It”
        - Thursdays at 10:30—11:30 am; “Experiencing the Big Book”

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                Interest Lists                                                           Announcements
Please check out the following possible classes or events and               Last Free Concert until October!
let us know if you have any interest in them. The ‘Interest List’
is at the front desk; you can sign it or call in and have your name                YAVAPAI SYMPHONY GUILD
added. You will be contacted when we have enough to schedule a class.
●   BELLY DANCING LESSONS—with Candice Coleman                              The Guild is an auxiliary of the Yavapai Symphony Association, and is
                                                                            an all volunteer organization that encourages an understanding and
●   EASY & HEALTHY VEGETARIAN COOKING
                                                                            enjoyment of classical music for the youth of Yavapai County.
●   HOME MAKEOVER—SALE, RENTAL, OR MORE LIVABLE                                    The Adult Center of Prescott is proud to announce that the
●   KUNG FU—instructor Wayne Brown                                            Yavapai Symphony Guild will hold their monthly concerts featuring
●   PING PONG                                                                local talented musicians, in our auditorium on the 2nd Tuesday of the
●   SELF DEFENSE                                                                              month from October through May.
●   SELF-HYPNOSIS TO STOP SMOKING/LOSE WEIGHT                                         Coffee at 9:30 am ~ Concert at 10:00 am
                                                                                                    Tuesday - May 12, 2009
Want to receive the Adult Center Newsletter by email?                                                     Patrick Bohanen:
               Call in or stop by the front desk                                 Pianist, playing Chopin, Beethoven & some fun stuff too!
             and have your name added to the list!                                                 Free! — open to the public!
    Also view the online version of our newsletter via link from:
                                                                              Contributions to the Guild’s Young Musicians’ Scholarship Fund and the
          www.kyca.info (click on the Adult Center icon!)                              Music Memory Program are accepted and appreciated.


                                                                                        FREE MOVIE
             Did You Know?
                                                                                    “AUSTRALIA”
                                                                                      Friday—
                                                                                      Friday—May 22
                   IN LIMITED QUANTITIES!                                                 3:00 pm
                                                                                        (note earlier time)
                  NO MORE TIL NOVEMBER!                                               (runtime = 2 hr 45 min)
                          AT THE FRONT DESK!                                An English aristocrat inherits an
                     BY THE BOX OR LOLLIPOP!                                Australian ranch the size of
                                                                            Maryland. When English cattle
                              SALE—
                  ALL BARS ON SALE—75¢ EA                                   barons plot to take her land, she
                       this is a fundraiser for the Adult Center            reluctantly joins forces with a rough-
                                                                            hewn cattle driver to drive 2,000 head
                                                                            of cattle across hundreds of miles of
                                                                            the country's most unforgiving land,
                                                                            only to still face the bombing of
                          You’ve been asking for it!                        Darwin by the Japanese forces that had attacked Pearl Harbor only
                                                                            months earlier.
                  WOMEN’S BILLIARDS CLINIC
                                                                                 Cast: Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman, David Wenham, Bryan Brown,
                   Instructor: Bob Soto      Phone: 771-1659                              and Jack Thompson - Director: Baz Luhrmann
                                                                                   Rated PG-13: some violence, a scene of sensuality, and brief strong language.

      Thursday—May 14—11:00 am
                and                                                                                  Save the dates!
                                                                                                              dates!
      Thursday—May 21—11:00 am                                               • Jun 2: Diamond Series Bridge Class begins, 10:15 am
                                                                             • Jun 2: Blood Drive, 12:30—4:30 pm, United Blood Services
      FREE — limited to 8 students                                           • Jun 8: Devastating Defense Bridge Class begins, 9:30 am
                                                                             • Jun 9-30 : “My Hero’s Have Always Been Cowboys” & “World’s
            per session!                                                       Oldest Rodeo” 1 pm - AZ History Class w/Melissa Ruffner
                                                                             • Jun 23 : “Scams, Schemes & Fraud” - Mary Hawkes, BBB, 1:00
 Call or come in to sign-up to hold your                                          pm FREE Seminar
                                                                             • Jun 25 : AZ Rough Riders - Scott Burgess, 12:30 pm - FREE Pres-
 spot—please note that preference will                                            entation (authentic clothes & equipment display)
                        be given to Adult Center                             • Jun 25 : FREE MOVIE—”Frost / Nixon”
                                                                             • Jun 27 : Holistic Fair—12 noon—4 pm FREE to Public
                       Women Billiard Members!                               • Jun 30: “Fibromyalgia & Arthritis” - Dr. Andy Nelson, 11 am—
                                                                                  FREE Seminar
                          Come learn to correct shots and                    • Jul 6-27 : Double Vision Bridge Class begins—Polly Hoover
                                   techniques.                               • Jul 10-12: Summer Sectional Bridge Tournament
                                                                             • Jul 17-Aug 7: Ballroom Two-Step Lesson Series w/Kellens

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                  Arts & Crafts                                                                              Bridge

        Unique & Original!                                                                Please note: No bridge on Monday May 25,
        “Out of the Box” Sewing                                                             the Center is closed for Memorial Day.
Instructor: Pat Armstrong       Phone: 717-0110
We will be making a “camp shirt” out of 5 different                                STAC Games
fabrics. A pattern will be provided in the class!                                  Come compete against thousands of players in the Western USA.
Note: this class will not deal with fitting of garments.                           Sectional Silver Points Awards. Hand records will be used.
Prerequisites: basic knowledge of use of your sewing machine and                                     May 4—May 8                 Cost $5.00
basic ability to sew using garment patterns. There are 3 classes in
total and each builds on the other. For 1st class please bring scissors,
white tissue paper (large sheets) or exam table paper, and black                   ACBL Sanctioned Duplicate Bridge
sharpie pens. Sewing machines will be needed in class #2.
                                                                                   Mon, 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm                Dir: Stan Shamitz, 277-4465
Minimum of 4 participants            Maximum of 8 participants
Tuesdays, May 12, 19 & 26            12:30—3:30 pm                                 Tue, 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm            Dir: Chris Showalter, 777-0143
Cost: $30.00 Members (3 wks) $45.00 Non-Members
                                             (includes $5 day fee)
                                                                                   Wed, 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm                Dir: Polly Hoover, 541-9883
Note: a sample shirt is now on display in the front lobby.                         Thu, 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm                 Dir: Polly Hoover, 541-9883
                                                                                   Fri, 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm Dir: Chris Showalter, 777-0143
                                                                                   Cost: $4.00 Members $6.00 Non-members
        “Arizona’s 1st Territorial Capital”                                        These games are open to all. Reservations are not required;
         Instructor: Melissa Ruffner          Phone: 445-4567                      arriving at least 10 minutes before game time is appreciated.
May 30, 1864 the first town meeting was held to name Prescott and                  Please call the Adult Center if you are running late.
appoint commissioners to layout the town site for AZ’s first territorial                  If you need a partner, please contact the game director
capital. Learn who the streets were named for and where was “Office                             (see above), or Pat Carmody at 636-5738.
                          Row” and “Church Row” and the
                          “Heights”? Where was the first courthouse
                          (not on the Plaza) and how did we lose                   Social Bridge
                          Lount and Liberty streets? Where was the                 Facilitator: Sally Veil                     Phone: 443-5580
                          first lot sold and how much commercial                   If you are looking for a fun afternoon of bridge and socializing this is where
                          frontage could you buy downtown in 1864                  you will want to be. Partner not required.
                          for $15.00? Fascinating questions! An-                   Wednesdays                                  12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
                          swered by the award historian/author of                  Cost: $2.50 Members                         $7.50 Non-Members
                          Prescott: A Pictorial History.
                          Tuesdays, May 12-26      1—2:30 pm                       Non-Sanctioned Duplicate Bridge
                          Cost: $30.00 Members (3 wks)                             Facilitator: Stan Shamitz       Phone: 277-4465
                                $45.00 Non-Members                                 Encourage your bridge playing friends to join us if they are curious
                                       (includes $5 day fee)                       about duplicate. A stress-free atmosphere in which to give it a try!
                          If attending less than the 3 classes the per class       Come with a partner you keep for the afternoon. Need a partner for the day?
                                                                                   Call the Center or Stan in advance.
                          fee is pro-rated to $10 for members and $15 for
                          non-members. Call and reserve your place!                Mondays                                   12:15 pm – 4:00 pm
                                                                                   Cost: $3.00 for Members                   $8.00 for Non-Members


Summer Classes in Watercolor Painting                                              Coming in June: Devastating               Defense –Bridge Class
                                                                                   Instructor: Polly Hoover                 Phone: 541-9883
Instructor: Sheila Savannah Phone: 443-7733
                                                                                   Do you get bored when you hold a ‘bad hand’ at the bridge table? Turn those
Professional painting classes designed to teach                                    lemons into Lemonade by learning & using sound defensive tools! This is a
you how to paint, how to plan and execute your                                     hands-on approach for intermediate to advanced bridge players, and may be
ideas, different techniques, and the basics of                                     just what you need to perk up your game. Bring a partner of your choice or
color, values, design, and edges.         Demos,                                   come as a single and make new friends while you learn.
critiques, handouts, and personal attention. Call                                  Minimum Participants: 12                  Maximum Participants: 24
Sheila or the front desk for the materials list.                                   Mondays, 4 wks, Jun 8-29                  9:30 am - 11:30 am
Reserve your place now.                                                            Cost: $16.00 Members                      $36.00 Non-Members
Oil Class = Wednesdays, 7 wks,
Jun 17—Jul 29 1—4:00 pm                                                            Coming in June: Diamond               Series – Bridge Class
Cost: $175.00 Members                                                              Instructor: Kitty Chase                  Phone: 771-9601
      $210.00 Non-Members                                                          The emphasis of this class is “play of the hand” and also reviews the
                                                                                   bidding from the Club Series. We will introduce more advanced
Watercolor Class = Wednesdays, 7 wks,                                              bidding the last four lessons of the series. All lessons include some
Jun 17—Jul 29 1—4:00 pm                                                            defense, an important part of the game.
Cost: $175.00 Members
                                                                                   Tuesdays, 8 wks, Jun 2—Jul 21            10:15 am - 12:00 noon
      $210.00 Non-Members                                                          Cost: $32.00 Members                      $72.00 Non-Members


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                                                      Health & Fitness

          SunUp Yoga 1st Class, May 5 is FREE Intro!                                                     1st Class, May 5 is FREE Intro!
         Instructor: Rian McDonigal              Phone: 541-7762                              Tai-Chi        Instructor: Aaron Kravetz Phone: 273-4169
                     The SunUp Yoga classes offer a great way to begin                           Tai-Chi is a Martial Art based upon the principles of Chi-
                     your day with energizing and relaxing yoga pos-                             nese Medicine, spiritual harmony & meditation. It uses
                                                                                                 slow movements to lengthen and strengthen your muscles,
                     tures, breathing exercises and stretches which bene-                        improve circulation, coordination and increase flexibility.
                     fit all systems of the body. Variations will be of-                         The breathing methods practiced enhance deep relaxation
                     fered to fit anyone’s level of fitness. Also a special                      of body and mind. Through the centuries this peaceful
                     feature of Rian’s classes is his soothing live music                        "Martial Way" has proven effective in relieving stress and
                     offered during the final relaxation.                            in improving your general well-being. Studying the movements of
 About the Instructor: Rian took his first yoga class in 1975, using                 Tai-Chi is challenging, fun and relaxing—and does not require any
yoga to offset the stress of rigorous daily practice of the classical gui-           special clothing, equipment or space. Students can practice alone or in
                                                                                     a group and each student can learn at their own pace.
tar. He received his 500 hour Advanced Teachers Training Certifica-
                                                                                     Master Aaron Kravetz has made a full time career of studying and teach-
tion in 2003.                                                                        ing Chinese martial Arts for the past 27 years. Students say “His teaching
Minimum Participants: 7          Maximum Participants: 15                            technique is fun, engaging and an effective form of therapeutic move-
          Note: the May 5th class is a free introductory class.                      ment”. The arts he teaches can be practiced for the rest of your life. Don't
                                                                                     just take our word for it, come find out for yourself—You will be so glad
Tue & Thu, May 5—May 28              8:00—9:00 am                                    you did! Note: the May 5th class is a free introductory class.
Cost: $5.00 Members (per class)      $10.00 Non-Members
      $35.00 Members (for 7 classes) $70.00 Non-Members                              Minimum Participants: 6
                                        (includes $5 day fee)                        Tuesdays & Thursday May 5—28                 2:00— 3:15 pm
                                                                                     Cost: $5.00 Members (per class)              $10.00 Non-Members
June classes—9 sessions, Jun 2-30, $45 members—$90 non-members                             $35.00 Members (for 7 classes)         $70.00 Non-Members
July classes—9 sessions, Jul 2-30, $45 members—$90 non-members                                                                      (includes $5 day fee)
                                                                                             “A free tryout of this class is available and recommended”

Gentle Yoga
Instructor: Becky Lind            Phone: 775-2096                                    Stretch & Flex Yoga
Yoga not only develops strength and flexibility but     re-
duces stress in your life and develops peace of mind. All                            Instructor: Joy Tkach               Phone: 458-9181
levels are welcome in this safe, fun way to get started in                           This class will challenge every level for strength & flexi-
yoga. About the Instructor: Becky is a certified Yoga-Fit Instructor,                bility, using a blend of Hatha Yoga, sport stretches, and
has a degree in Recreation and Physical Education, and is an ACE                     Pilates; helping your balance, coordination, mobility and
(American Council on Exercise) Certified Trainer.                                    so much more. Come see what this class can do for you.
                  Please bring a yoga mat to class.                                           “A free tryout of this class is available and recommended”
Minimum Participants: 5                Maximum Participants: 17                                  Please bring mat and wear comfortable clothing.
Tues & Thu, May 5—21 (6 sessions) 11:00 am— 12:00 pm                                 Maximum Participants: 15
Cost: $30.00 Members                   $60.00 Non-Members                            Mon & Wed, May 4—29                (7 classes) 9:00 am—10:00 am
                                              (includes $5 day fee)                  Cost: $35.00 Member                $70.00 Non-Members
            Sign up early for this popular class—it fills quickly!                                                       (includes $5 day fee)
June classes—7 sessions, Jun 2-23, $35 members—$70 non-members                       Note: No class on May 25, the Center is closed for Memorial Day.
July classes—7 sessions, Jul 2-23, $35 members—$70 non-members


              Stretching & Gentle Movement                                           Jazzercise
                                                                                     Instructor: Stacey Graustein        Phone: 778-9623
              Instructors: Deb & Bill Hindley                                        When you love your workout, results come easy.
              Phone: 499-1462                                                        Jazzercise combines elements of jazz dance, resistance
              Stretching & easy movements are a group of                             training, Pilates, Yoga, Kickboxing and more to create
              exercises based on yoga and the Chinese                                a truly effective program for people of every age and fitness level.
practice of qi gong, that may improve circulation, respiration, body                               Call Stacey for more information and costs.
flexibility and energy flow. Previous students have become more                      Mornings: Mon, Wed, Thu & Fri            8:00 am—9:00 am
aware of their body, feel and look younger, & experience increased                   Evenings: Mon, Wed                       5:30 pm—6:30 pm
energy while feeling more peaceful.                                                  Note: No class on May 25, the Center is closed for Memorial Day.
About the Instructors: Bill & Deb are advanced graduates of the Dahn Healer
School in Sedona; Bill holds an Arizona massage/bodyworker license & has 15
years teaching experience. Deb was diagnosed with MS in 1991, and began              Fitness Room
losing the use of her legs. In 2004 she discovered ki; and regular ki exercise
has kept her walking & cheerful. No power chair needed!                              Volunteer Trainer: Jenny Cobb         Ph: 541-9746
Maximum Participants: 15                                                             Come & work out on the following variety of fitness
Please wear loose comfortable clothing & bring a yoga mat to class.                  equipment: treadmill, elliptical exerciser, recumbent
                                                                                     bike, free-weights and Hoist Four Station weight
Mondays, May 4-18 (3 sessions)       10:30 am— 12 noon                               machine; also exercise mats and balls are available.
Cost: $22.50 Members                 $37.50 Non-Members                              Cost: Adult Center Membership required ($50.00) &
                                            (includes $5 day fee)                    an additional $50.00 Fitness Room Membership good for 12 months.
Wednesdays, May 6-27 (4 sessions) 10:30 am— 12 noon                                  Please stop by the front desk if you haven’t already filled out a fitness
Cost: $30.00 Members                 $50.00 Non-Members                              waiver. Also, don’t forget to sign in at the front desk before you use the
                                            (includes $5 day fee)                    fitness room.
Note: No class on May 25, the Center is closed for Memorial Day.                        See Adult Center hours of operation for times the room is available.


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                              Living, Laughing & Learning

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                                                                             Come join the fun! Volunteer! Bingo helpers needed!
Your Digital Camera?
One-on-One Tutor Available!                                                               Thursday Evenings
Instructor: Mark Gardner
How about some individual help with that new or old camera? By                           & Sunday Afternoons!
appointment only—please call the front desk at 778-3000 to schedule
your one hour time slot (2 times available).                                                          Join us for Bingo at the
Tuesdays             3:30—4:30 pm or           4:30—5:30 pm                                           Adult Center of Prescott!
Cost: $15.00 Members (per hour)         $20.00 Non-Members
                                         (includes $5 day fee)                                       Thursday games begin at 6:30 pm,
                                                                                                      with doors opening at 5:00 pm.
MAC Computer: One-on-One Tutoring                                                                     Sunday games begin at 1:30 pm,
Instructor: Zenda Sergo                                                                                 with doors opening at Noon.
By appointment only—please call the front desk at
778-3000 to schedule your two hour time slot.                                               Prices are as follows:
1st Wednesday of month         2:30 pm—4:30 pm                             Regular Packs—3 cards for $4.00 or 9 cards for $10.00
Cost: $15.00 Members           $20.00 Non-Members
                                      (includes $5 day fee)
                                                                           Special Packs—3 cards for $4.00 or 9 cards for $8.00
                                                                                 • Hot Ball $1.00 per player
                                                                                 • Early Bird Packs $1.00 each
PC Computer: One-on-One Tutoring                                                 • Double Action $1.00 each
Instructor: David Roessner Phone: 541-0093
By appointment only—please call David to schedule                           Interested in volunteering? Contact Joan Shay at:
an appointment that is convenient to both the student                             acenter@adultcenter.org or call 778-3000.
and the instructor.
                                                                             Volunteer!
                                                                             Volunteer! Bingo helpers needed! Come join the fun!
Available: Monday, Thursday & Friday - after 1:00 pm
Cost: $10.00 Members (per hour)
      $15.00 Non-Members (1st hour, $10 each additional hour)
                                                                             Veterans History Project
Thursday Games Group                                                            Serve, Preserve & Honor
Now playing Continental - a form of Rummy. Come join the fun!
                                                                          Men and women who have a story to share are
Thursdays—1:00-3:30 pm                                                    invited to call to schedule an interview. Each
Cost: $1.50 Members $6.50 Non-Members (includes $5 day fee)               interview will be video recorded, in which you will receive a copy and the
                                                                          original will be presented to the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.
                                                                          If you are interested in sharing your story, volunteering to conduct inter-
                                                                          views, video taping, or information on how you can help financially,
Canasta—Hand & Foot                                                       please call 778-3000.
Facilitator: Jeri Shattuck   Phone: 636-2550                                          Donations for supplies are always appreciated!
Join us for a fun game!
Mondays—1:00—4:00 pm                                                               The primary focus is on first-hand accounts of
Cost: $1.50 Members        $6.50 Non-Members                                           U.S. Veterans from the following wars:
                                 (includes $5 day fee)                           World War I (1914-1920) - World War II (1939-1946)
                                                                                 Korean War (1950-1955) - Vietnam War (1961-1975)
                                                                                            Persian Gulf War (1990-1995)
Cribbage League                                                                       Afghanistan & Iraq conflicts (2001-present)
Facilitator: Fred Poppe    Phone: 717-1137
Come join the fun!
1st & 3rd Wednesdays         6:00—8:30 pm                                 Pocket Billiards
Cost: $1.50 Members          $6.50 Non-Members
                                                                          Two nine foot and one eight foot billiard tables are
                                   (includes $5 day fee)
                                                                          available to members and their guests to enjoy!
                                                                          Available during regular Center hours.
                                                                          Cost: Adult Center Membership is required ($50)
Pinochle                                                                  & an additional $50.00 Billiards Room Membership good for one cal-
Come join this fun-loving group of card players!                          endar year.
Tuesdays - 1:00—3:00 pm                                                   Or members may pay $2.50 per day to play, and guests accompanied
Cost: $1.50 Members $6.50 Non-Members (includes $5 day fee)               by a member pay $7.50 per day.


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                                                    Music & Dance

Come Dance With Us!                                                           Special in May - Drop in Classes!
                                                                                                       Classes!
Paul Jack & Judy Nixon                                                        Paul Jack & Judy Nixon     Ph: 623-561-8229
Phone: 623-561-8229                                                           Friday evenings—2 classes each night:
Monday evenings:                                                              May 1 ‘Rumba’ Beginners 6:00 - 7:00 pm
May 4-May 11 - ‘TANGO’      6:45 - 7:40 pm                                    May 1 ‘Rumba’ Inter/Adv 7:00 - 8:00 pm
May 4-May 11 - ‘RUMBA’ 7:50 - 8:45 pm                                         May 8 ‘Foxtrot’ Beginners 6:00 - 7:00 pm
May 18 - ’HUSTLE III’ Beg. 6:45 - 7:40 pm                                     May 8 ‘Foxtrot’ Inter/Adv 7:00 - 8:00 pm
May 18 - ’HUSTLE III’ Inter. 7:50 - 8:45 pm                                   May 15 ‘Cha Cha’ Beginners 6:00 - 7:00 pm
Jun 1-Jun 22 - ‘VIENNESE WALTZ’          6:45 - 7:40 pm                       May 15 ‘Cha Cha’ Inter/Adv 7:00 - 8:00 pm
Jun 1-Jun 22 - ‘BOLERO’     7:50 - 8:45 pm                                    ** TBA
Jun 29 - ’SALSA’ Beg. 6:45 - 7:40 pm                                          May 29 ‘Waltz’ Beginners 6:00 - 7:00 pm
Jun 29 - ’SALSA’ Inter. 7:50 - 8:45 pm                                        May 29 ‘Waltz’ Inter/Adv 7:00 - 8:00 pm
                                                                              Cost per each class: $7.00 Members
Cost per each class: $12.00 Members                                                                $12.00 Non-Members (includes $5 day fee)
                     $17.00 Non-Members (includes $5 day fee)
                                                                              Note: This is a reduced rate by Paul & Judy as a donation to the
                                                                              Adult Center in order to increase attendance @ Ballroom Dance!
Note: No class on May 25, the Center is closed for Memorial Day.
                                                                                    **There will be a guest instructor on Friday, May 22.**



Western Line Dance Class                                                      Friday Night Ballroom
Instructor: Sandi Derr                   Phone: 717-9771                      Dance Party
If you are interested in learning to line dance & exercise
                                                                              Host: Dean Koresell
at the same time, please join us. Many activities in
Prescott involve line dancing so why not be prepared to enjoy them all!       Enjoy dancing to the DJ on our
Beginners: Thurs—May 7-28                10:00 am - 11:00 am                  beautiful floating dance floor!
Cost $7.50 Members (3 classes)           $22.50 Non-Members                   A club atmosphere is provided at
                                                (includes $5 day fee)         the back of the auditorium for socializing.
Intermediates: Thurs—May 7-28            11:00 am - 12:00 noon                                        No partner needed.
Cost $7.50 Members (3 classes)            $22.50 Non-Members
                                                 (includes $5 day fee)        Bring a snack to share if you’d like!
Note: No class on May 14.
                                                                              Fridays - May 1-29 - 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
                                                                              Cost per evening: $5.00 members
                                                                                               $10.00 non-members
Wednesday Night Line Dancing                                                                          (includes $5 day fee)
Instructor: Deb Peterson    Phone: 775-5108
Beginner & Intermediate Line dance to a variety of music.
Fun way to exercise. Learn new easy dances and lots of
review.                                                                       Tap 2
 No partner is needed.                                                        Instructor, Vera Dutner                    Phone: 775-7449
Wednesdays, May 6—27              7:00 pm - 8:30 pm                           This group participates in choreographing their own routines
Cost: $3.50 Members (per class) $8.50 Non-Members                             and performs at nursing facilities and other organizations throughout
                                    (includes $5 day fee)                     the year. Please call Vera for class placement.
Note: Donna Kincaid will be the guest instructor on May 13.                   Wed & Fri - May 6—29                    9:00 am - 10:00 am
                                                                              Cost: $16.00 Members (8 classes)       $56.00 Non-Members
                                                                                                                         (includes $5 day fee)

Tap 1
Instructor, Mary Sieh                     Phone: 778-6589
Learn new dance steps and routines in this class. This group                  Intermediate Tap
performs at nursing facilities and other organizations throughout the         Instructor, Vera Dutner                     Phone: 775-7449
year. Please call Mary for class placement.                                   If you have Tap Danced before and want to learn more, then this class
Mon & Wed - May 4-27                   10:00 am - 11:00 am                    is for you! Please talk to Vera before signing up for the class.
Cost: $14.00 Members (7 classes)       $49.00 Non-Members                     Fridays - May 1—29                      10:00 am - 11:00 am
                                          (includes $5 day fee)               Cost: $10.00 Members     (5 classes)    $35.00 Non-Members
Note: No class on May 25, the Center is closed for Memorial Day.                                                         (includes $5 day fee)


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     FREE Seminars in May!                                                         Coming in June!

   “Energy Saving Tips for Your Home”                                           “INVESTMENT SCAM WORKSHOP”
                                                                                                    Monday - June 1, 2009
       Thursday—May 14—1:00 to 2:00 pm                                                               10:30 am to 12 noon
                FREE Seminar
                                                                                                  FREE Presentation:
Matt Finnell, Comfort Consultant with Energy Savings Heating
& Cooling will discuss topics related to saving energy such as:
                                                                                                    by Terri Alexon
                                                                              Investor Education Coordinator, Securities Division
Changing filters, and what filters to use - Maintenance Programs -                   of Arizona Corporation Commission
Adding Insulation - Energy
                                                                         In most states, the Commission is known as the Public Service Com-
Efficient Heating & Cooling
                                                                         mission or the Public Utility Commission. Our Commission, however,
Systems - Tax Credits & Re-                                              has responsibilities that go beyond traditional public utilities regula-
bates to help get better systems                                         tion. These additional roles include facilitating the incorporation of
installed.                                                               businesses and organizations, securities regulation and rail-
                                                                         road/pipeline safety.


                   “Healthy Heart”
           Wednesday—May 20—2:00 pm
                                     Dr. Shields Stutts,
                                   Cardiologist with The
                                     Heart Center at
                                    YRMC, will discuss
                                    topics related to having a
                                          healthy heart.


                                                                          Arizona Rough Riders, late 1890s
                ADULT CENTER
                     OF                                                  COMING JUNE 25th: Thursday—12:30 pm
                                                                         Scott Burgess will speak on the participation of the Arizona Rough
                PRESCOTT, INC.                                           Riders in the Spanish/American war. In the war against Spain, which
                                                                         was fought in Cuba, a group of volunteers headed up by Teddy Roose-
                                                                         velt, were later dubbed Teddy Roosevelt’s Rough Riders. “A-Troop”
         PRESCOTT’S PLACE TO PLAY!                                       was made up of mostly cowboys from Yavapai County, the most fa-
          FOR ADULTS 18 YEARS AND UP                                     mous of which was Captain Buckey O’Neill, whose statue dominates
                  ►     Recreational Activities                          the Yavapai County Courthouse Square in Prescott.
                  ►     Social Activities                                Also of local interest, Lt. Robert Patterson,
                  ►     Educational Opportunities                        who was a Rough Rider, once owned the
                                                                         Crown King General Store.
    Classes, Activities, Free Seminars & Special Events                            (authentic clothes and
                                                                                   equipment will be on display)
      Auditorium & Meeting/Activity Room Rentals
           (call for more information on rates)

                Please visit our website at:                                    “SCAMS, SCHEMES & FRAUD”
             www.prescottcommunitycenter.org                                            Tuesday - June 23, 2009
                      Phone: 928-778-3000                                                      1:00 pm
                                                                                                  FREE SEMINAR
       One year membership is $50.00 per person.
        The Adult Center is a 501(c)(3) organization.                          by Mary      Hawkes, Better Business Bureau

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           Memorial Society (FCANA)
                Meeting—
         Annual Meeting—May 14, 2009

                     Adult Center of Prescott
                1280 E. Rosser Street in Prescott
             Doors open 9:30 a.m. with coffee, snacks,
                    and music. Meeting at 10.

                   Entertainment: DJ Leo Soqui,
                       who entertained us so well last year.
             Guest speaker: Consumer Activist Phyllis Rowe,
                           of the Arizona Consumers
                     Council and the Arizona Funeral Board.




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                                       Memory Care
Our caring staff provides a calm environment promoting independence
for all residents:
► 24 hour specialized care for people with Alzheimer's or dementia
► Specialized activities
► 3 meals a day

Now accepting new residents, for more information call 928.775.0060
                      3380 N. Windsong Drive
                      Prescott Valley, AZ 86314
                                                                          Come to our meeting at Adult Center, Thu, May 28 at 6:30 pm!




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                                                                            Financial Advisor                 Prescott, AZ 86303
                                                                            Vice President
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                                                                                                       Change Service Requested
 The Center is closed
Monday, May 25th for
      Memorial Day!




   BOARD OF DIRECTORS:                                     OFFICE STAFF:                                                 HOURS OF OPERATION:
                                                           Executive Director: Joan Shay
   President: Denise Cady                                  acenter@adultcenter.org                                       Monday - 8 am - 8:00 pm
   Vice President: Ed Stecki                               Assistant to Director: Carolyn Hollon                         Tuesday - 8 am - 6:30 pm
                                                           acenter6@adultcenter.org
                                                                                                                         Wednesday - 8 am - 8:30 pm
   Treasurer: Joan Carpenter                               Activities Coordinator: Jamie Trischler
                                                           acenter2@adultcenter.org                                      Thursday - 8 am - 8:30 pm
   Secretary: Bob Miller
                                                           Accounting: Susanne Dixson                                    Friday - 8 am - 10:00 pm
   Board Members:                                          acenter3@adultcenter.org
                                                                                                                         Sunday - Noon to 5:00 pm
    Dick Cooper, Randy Duck,                               Member Services: Cathy Crader
                                                           acenter4@adultcenter.org                                          Hours subject to change
    Frank Ockenfels, Chris Showalter,
                                                           Events and Maintenance:                                              without notification
    and Dan Tokar                                          Jason Roach and Carter Weintraub


    For your next special occasion or meeting, call us! We have a large, spacious auditorium with state of the art audio & video
equipment including a 16’ screen; plus several smaller meeting / activity rooms. We can handle large & small groups for celebrations,
weddings, receptions, parties, seminars & workshops! Call or email Jamie Trischler for more information & rental rates.


MISSION STATEMENT
It is the mission of the Adult Center of Prescott, Inc. to provide opportunities & facilities for social interaction, recreation,
education, information and entertainment to the adult population of the greater Prescott area.

The Adult Center of Prescott makes every attempt to accommodate new programs, services, and facility rental space, as available. We are here to provide support for
the adults of Prescott and we are committed to quality service. Call 778-3000 for details.
The Adult Center of Prescott is also committed to bringing its readers information on products and services. Coverage of a program or product by the Adult Center
of Prescott in no way implies an endorsement by the Adult Center of the program or product.
The Adult Center of Prescott endeavors to make programs and facilities accessible, available to and useable by persons with disabilities. In addition to parking already
available for persons attending the Center, disabled parking facilities are located at the south entrance to the building.

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