Michel Smith;

Program Manager

(FYI: If Xenia Community Schools close in winter due to inclement weather, we will also close.)

Our daily activities, groups, events and programs for XARSC MEMBERS!

MONDAYS:

8:00 - 4:00: Billiards open for XARSC Members: Come play Pool in our new pool room!

8:00 - 4:00:  Library open: Come browse thru the hundreds of books we have, and check out books/CDS

8:30 a.m. WATP: Walk Away the Pounds: Exercise along with a video and your peers

9:00 a.m.: Crochet group: Bring your own crochet projects and work alongside your peers as you enjoy crocheting

9:30 a.m.: Strength and Balance

10:00 a.m. Quilting Group: This is for anyone who enjoys quilting and would like to work on your own projects with other women, plus get ideas, advice and help from fellow quilters. 

10:30 a.m.: Hospice Bingo & lite Breakfast  (1st Monday only) 

10:30 a.m.; Monday Chair Yoga: Small class fee. Strengthening hands, legs and spine and core. Weight bearing and lifting exercises. All XARSC Yoga classes are taught by Josie Reno, a certified Chair yoga instructor

11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.: LUNCH (click on Food Service for MENU each day!)

1:00 p.m.: Sticks: 1st Monday / Up the River:  2nd Monday / Shanghai Rummy: 3rd Monday / Up the River: 4th Monday: Cards are awesome brain fitness games!


TUESDAYS

8:00 - 4:00 p.m.: Billiards open for XARSC Members

8:00 - 4:00: Library open

8:30 a.m.: WATP: Walk away the Pounds

10:30 a.m.; ZUMBA (small class fee): Enjoy dancing for an hour with your peers to lively upbeat music and a cooldown, with Zumba Gold Certified Instructor Jodi Anderson 

10:30 a.m.; Chair Yoga: Small class fee. Head to toe (total body) exercises (using hatha yoga, Pilates and balance ball movements) to increase strength, maintain balance and flexibility; Brainteasers and handball exercises

11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.: LUNCH (Click on Food Service for menu)

12:00 p.m.: Stringbenders Music Group: Come on and sit a spell, play music, sing along, or just listen to vaious musicians play and sing for an afternoon

1:00 p.m.: FREE Blood Pressure Screenings

1:00 p.m.; Penny Bingo (1st & 3rd Tuesday) or White elephant Bingo (2nd & 4th Tuesday: Bring an item for prizes)

2:00 p.m.: Adult Color Art: The newest craze for stress relief! Enjoy coloring with your peers, its the hippest thing these days!

3:00 p.m.; Movie: Join us for a free movie each week. 


WEDNESDAYS

8:00 - 4:00: Billiards open for XARSC Members

8:00 - 4:00: Library open

10:00 a.m.; Bridge Lessons

10:00 a.m.; Line Dancing: Come learn how to Line Dance among fellow seniors. Great exercise!

10:30 a.m.; Chair Yoga: Small class fee. Posture, muscle balancing, back, bones and joints program; Breathing techniques; Using Qigong movements to increase energy levels and promote well being. 

11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.: LUNCH 1st, 3rd and 4th Wednesdays. NOTE: The 2nd Wednesday of each month is the XARSC Monthly Luncheon which is by RSVP only  at 376-4353. Call and add your name to the list at 376-4353. Pay at the door day of the Luncheon. $5.00 per person. Great fellowship, food, center announcements and entertainment. 
12:30 p.m.; Bridge

1:00: Reminiscing Group: Sit together with your peers for a casual couple of hours to share stories, reminisce about the old days, make new friends and enjoy conversation & fellowship.

1:00 p.m.; Hand, Foot and Toe game: Card games that are fun and keep your brain FIT!


THURSDAYS:

8:00 - 4:00: Billiards open for XARSC Members

8:00 - 4:00: Library open

8:30 a.m.; WATP: Walk away the pounds

9:30 a.m.; Strength and Balance

10:00: Coping with grief / Coffee and Conversation (2nd Thursday of each month only): Join others dealing with loss and grief as we share stories and encourage each other. Led by a liaison from Hospice.  

10:30 a.m.; Chair Yoga: Small class fee. Weight lifting (with or without weights) followed by a total body self massage (including hands, feet, face and ears) using Qigong techniques.

10:30 a.m.; Bible Study: Join us for an hour of fellowship and nondenominational discussion on the bible, with longtime Volunteer group leader Velma Joslin

11:00 a.m.: FREE Blood Pressure screenings 

11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.: LUNCH (click on Food Service for menu)

12:30 p.m.; Progressive Euchre

1:00 p.m.: Hand and Foot game: Card games that are fun and keep your brain FIT!


FRIDAYS:

8:00 - 4:00: Billiards open for XARSC Members

8:00 - 4:00: Library open

11:30 a.m.: Mens Fellowship

11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.: LUNCH  (Click on Food Service for menu) 

1:00 p.m.:  Pokeno: Card games that are fun and keep your brain FIT!

SPECIAL DATES! MARK THOSE CALENDARS!! 

    

Friday February 15th.New Pool League Interest Meeting at 1:00 p.m. Any senior interested in joining our organized

pool league, please join us on this date for information and input. Call 376-4353, or stop in the front office, to sign up for this meeting.


PLEASE NOTE THE SUNDAY FEB 17TH "SUNDAY SOCIAL" HAS BEEN CANCELLED.


Monday February 18th XARSC Closed


Sunday February 24th: DAY OF CARING Pancake Brunch. Tickets $4 for seniors

60+ and kids 12/under/ $6 all others. Fundraiser for the XARSC Meals on Wheels program.

8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Buy your ticket at XARSC! Yummy pancakes and all the trimmings! 


LOOKING AHEAD:  (more info to follow soon!!)

Friday March 22nd: Southern Nights (dinner)

Saturday April 6th: Game Day: Enjoy an afternoon socializing with peers, playing cards, games, Billiards & more. (Time and cost TBA)

Friday May 3rd: Annual FISH FRY

Friday September 6th:German Nights

Saturday October 12th:Game Day

Friday November 1st:FISH FRY


In addition to the above dates, there will be other ongoing fundraisers that includes:
300 Plus Club: Buy a ticket for $50, and you will be in a weekly drawing for money prizes of $25 & $50.
You can even possibly win multiple times. See our front office staff. XARSC BIGGEST Fundraiser of the year, please support us!

Submarine Sales: More TBA at a later date. 1 word: YUMMY!

Holiday Candy Sales: November-December. 3 words: BEST CANDY EVER!


There will also be other FUN events planned by Staff, so stay tuned to our Website & Facebook page for info!

  

XARSC

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XARSC PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES
The Xenia Adult Recreation and Services Center offers a  variety of programs, classes, trips and activities for senior 50 years of age and older. We offer ongoing daily activities as well as special events, educational classes, special outings, etc.  The center is a wonderful place to meet new friends, catch up with old friends, stay active, healthy and enjoy life as a senior. JOIN US!!