AAAP Free Tax Aide Service Available

AARP tax preparation volunteers are offering free tax help at the Dick Eardley Senior Center through April 11. The service is available on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tax preparation will be done on a first-come, first-serve basis. Bring all of your needed tax documents.

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Maintaining Optimal Brain Health as You Age

We’re celebrating Brain Awareness Week, recognized globally, by hosting Board Certified Clinical Neuropsychologist J. Audie Black, Ph.D., ABN, owner & chief Neuropsychologist of Idaho Neuropsychology, PLLC, who will present Maintaining Optimal Brain Health as You Age. This discussion takes place in the Senior Center dining room on Friday, March 15, starting at 2 p.m. Dr. Black will share information geared toward helping people determine normal aging vs. when to be concerned about cognitive changes. Give us a call to reserve your spot at this free event, 208-608-7580.

Activity Schedule

Activity Schedule

Registration begins up to 7 days prior to the start of each class or visit. Call 208-608-7580 to sign up.

BILLIARDS – Weekdays 9 a.m.-4 p.m. $2 per visit.

BRIDGE – Mondays and Thursdays, 1-5 p.m., $2 per visit.

BOOK CLUB – Meets monthly on a Monday; call for date and time. Free. Registration required.

MEXICAN TRAIN – Mondays, 1-4 p.m., $2 per visit.

LONGEVITY STICK – Tuesdays 10:30-11:30 a.m. $2 per visit. (Longevity stick incorporates movements designed to improve balance, flexibility, strength and mental focus.)

HOUSING 101 - 2nd Tuesday 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Free. Certified Seniors Real Estate Specialist Paige Doyle answers questions about local real estate, buying, selling, and renting.

MAHJONG – Tuesdays, 1-4 p.m., $2 per visit.

FIT AND FALL PROOF – Tuesdays and Fridays 1-2 p.m. Free. (Offered through a partnership with Central District Health.)

A deck of cardsEUCHRE - Tuesdays 1-4 p.m. $2 per visit.

CRIBBAGE - Wednesdays 10 a.m.- 12 p.m. $2 per visit

ACRYLIC PAINTING SOCIAL GROUP - Wednesdays 1-3 p.m. $2 (or $5 with acrylic paint supplies provided).

HAPPY HOOKERS KNIT & CROCHET – Wednesdays 10 a.m.-12 p.m. $2 per visit. Bring your own project to this social group.

GENTLE YOGA – Wednesdays 10:30-11:30 a.m. Cost varies by month. Registration required. (Class uses chairs and other props for support. Participants do not get down on the floor.)

POP-UP LIBRARY – 1st Wednesdays 12-12:30 p.m. Free. Boise Public Library visit. Borrow and request books.

CANASTA – Wednesdays 1-5 p.m. $2 per visit.

BINGO – Thursdays 10-11 a.m. Free. No-cash games, prizes are for fun.

CHAT-N-CHEW SOCIAL GROUP – Thursdays 10-11:30 a.m. $2 per visit. (Come socialize, meet new people, and discuss current events, then go to lunch at a different location each week.)

DRUMMING DIVAS – Thursdays 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $2 per visit. Registration required. (Bring your own drum or use one of ours.)

TAI CHI & QIGONG - Thursdays Beginner 10:30-11:30 a.m., Intermediate 9:30-10:30 a.m. Beginner and intermediate classes; six-week sessions. Registration required.

RUMMIKUB – Thursdays, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., $2 per visit.

PINOCHLE – Fridays 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. (with a break for lunch). $2 per visit.

INTRO TO PINOCHLE – Fridays 2-5 p.m. $2 per visit.

BIRTHDAY FRIDAY – 2nd Fridays 11:45 a.m. Free. Cake is generously provided by our friends at Aetna.

Explore with Lifetime and Leisure

Lifetime and Leisure activities are social, educational and fitness-related programs for adults age 62 and older. Join us for an activity, meet new friends and leave the driving to us!

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AARP Tax Aide

AARP will be back for the tax season on Tuesdays and Thursdays from February 2 to April 13. Tax preparation will begin at 9 a.m. this year.

AARP will be going back to the first-come, first-served method used prior to COVID-19 pandemic. Appointments will not be required but can be made if you prefer. Appointments will need to be made in person.

Call the center at (208) 608-7580 for more details.

For more information about programs and activities at the Dick Eardley Senior Center, take a look at our monthly newsletter.

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