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Truckee Tahoe Active Adults: Spaghetti, AARP Tax Assistance, Karaoke

Mark your calendar for Feb. 7, the 8th Annual Spaghetti Dinner, Bingo and Silent Auction at the Truckee Donner Recreation and Park District, 10046 Church St. Event proceeds will go toward funding the Meals-On-Wheels program, Senior Community Dining Room Meals and other enrichment activities.

Requests for services are up 32 percent in Nevada and Placer Counties. Sierra Senior Services is estimating they will serve 24,000 meals to a frail, vulnerable population within the community. Event sponsors include the Truckee Lions Club, Truckee Lioness Club, Truckee Sunrise Rotary, Truckee Noon Rotary, Truckee Optimist and Soroptimist International of Truckee Donner.

Doors open at 5 p.m. along with the bar and silent auction tables, dinner is from 6 to 7 p.m. with bingo at 7 p.m. The silent auction table will remain open until 8:30 p.m. Cost is $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Tickets may be purchased at the Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce, Truckee Donner Recreation and Park District and Sierra Senior Services office. Sierra Senior Services, located in Truckee, Calif., is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of seniors in the Truckee and Tahoe area. For additional information please call 550-7600.

Weight Loss Challenge: For all ages in the community at the Truckee Donner Senior Apartments Community Dining Room for the next 12 weeks. Prizes will be available for the Biggest Losers.

Truckee Host Lions Student Speaker Contest: Jan. 21 beginning at 6 p.m. in the Truckee Donner Senior Apartments Community Dining Room. Contact Sarah Deardorff for contest details at 550-7600.

Bingo is back: Jan. 22 in the Truckee Donner Senior Apartments Community Dining Room at 4 p.m. hosted by Bobbi.

AARP Tax Assistance: Beginning Feb. 10 at 9 a.m. in the Truckee Donner Senior Apartments Dining Room. For more information or reservations call Sierra Senior Services 550-7600.

Free Senior Massage: Free 25-minute massage with Kathy for seniors in the Truckee Donner Community Dining Room. Limited time slots.

Karaoke: Come out and sing to Broadway musicals, past hits and learn how to work the equipment before our competition. The fun will start directly after lunch 12:45 p.m. Call Sierra Senior Services 550-7600.

Free Blood Pressure Check: The community health nurse will be conducting checks the last Wednesday of each month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Truckee Donner Senior Dining Room. This month’s date is Jan. 28. Stay for lunch! Make a reservation at 550-7600. Lunch $3 to $7.

Dr. Halat’s Foot Care Clinic will return to the Truckee Donner Senior Apartments on Feb. 6 at 1 p.m. This is a billable service to Medicare clients.

Monthly Roundtable: On the first Tuesday of every month. Discussion on the latest trips, programs, and special events during lunch at the Truckee Donner Senior Apartment’s dining commons, $3 to $7 donation. Make a reservation for lunch at 550-7600 and join us for what’s up with the Active Adults scheduled through TDRPD and/or Sierra Senior Services. Call Susan Duffey Smith at 582-7766. See you there!

Legal Services: Through a grant from the Area 4 Agency on Aging, Legal Services in Northern California is providing free legal assistance to Placer, Nevada and Sierra County residents age 60 or older. Call (800) 660-6107 or (530) 823-7560 and speak to a client advocate.

Weekly Bridge: Thursday games at the Truckee Community Center. Call 587-6980 for more information, but call ahead because it takes a few days to find a partner. $3 drop-in, bring your own lunch.

Ki Gong: A gentle, non-impact series of movements, breathing and meditation developed over many centuries to enhance well-being, strengthen the immune system, improve balance, expand breath and energize. Tuesdays from 9 to 10:15 a.m. at the Community Center gym. Evening class Thursdays from 6 to 7:15 p.m. at the Community Center. Call Rolf at 587-2557 for info.

Lunch: New menus and special event lunches at the Truckee Donner Senior Apartments. Seniors $3 and guests $7. Everyone is welcome ” great meal at a great price! Call ahead for reservations at 587-4611.

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