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Holiday events on tap for senior center

Senior center correspondent

All December birthdays will be celebrated at the noon meal Thursday. A Christmas-themed program is planned.

Peabody Community Quilt Project will be in the center Saturday hosting their annual quilt bazaar and cookie walk from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The community is invited to come browse the interesting hand-quilted items and shop for holiday cookies, which will be for sale by the pound. Senior center members hope folks also will notice how festive the center looks for the Christmas season!

The senior center board will meet from 10 to 11 a.m. Dec. 13. Members are reminded to bring a candy bar or small Christmas treat on Dec. 14 as a prize for Bingo, which will immediately follow lunch.

Community members older than 60 are invited to join the group for the noon meal. Meals must be reserved in advance by calling (620) 983-2226. The reservation should be made by the evening before you plan to eat. Interested individuals may drop by the center for a copy of the monthly menu.

For more information, contact the center from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. daily.

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Tai chi classes are 10 to 11 a.m., Monday and Wednesday, led by Gayla Ratzlaff of Marion County Department on Aging. They’ll end Dec. 13.

The Peabody Christmas Light Tour on Dec. 8 is sponsored by Peabody Senior Center. USD 398 provides a bus and driver for this tour of community Christmas displays and lights. The bus will pick up groups at 6 p.m. at Legacy Park and 6:15 p.m. at Westview Manor. The tour ends at the senior center with cookies and hot chocolate. To help provide cookies or snacks for the event, sign up at the senior center.

Reservations for noon meals must be made by calling (620) 983-2226 the night before. Leave message on answering machine.

Monthly menus may be picked up at 106 N. Walnut St.

Last modified Dec. 9, 2010

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