September is HEALTHY AGING MONTH!


 On Wednesday September 18th come on down to XARSC       

 anytime between 9 a.m. to Noon for the 2019 SENIOR EXPO.

 This is a collaborative event between the REACH Partners: 

 XARSC, The Xenia YMCA, Clark State and Central State. 


 There will be vendors with informative booths at both the YMCA  

 and XARSC that includes info on services, activities, classes,   

 trips, education, health and wellness, long term care issues, end 

 of  life care, fun for seniors, volunteer opportunities, Home energy  

 programs, plus SO MUCH MORE!!!


 This event is a great way to learn all about resources for baby  

 boomers and seniors in the Greene County area, all at one event,

 all under one roof! This is free and open to the public. 


 WHERE? 338 South Progress Drive. ​​

​​MONDAYS:

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

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

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

9:00 a.m. : Zumba Gold: (please note new day and time) Join Certified Zumba Instructor Jodi Anderson as they exercise to lively fun music! Small class fee for members and non members. 

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/Computers available: Members only

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

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

various 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/Computers available: Members only

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 and entertainment. 
12:30 p.m.; Bridge

12:30 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/Computers available: Members only

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

12:00 Noon: FREE Blood Pressure screenings 

11:00 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.: LUNCH  (click on Food Service for menu)

12:30 p.m.; Progressive Euchre

12:30 p.m.: Hand and Foot game: Card games that are fun and keep your brain FIT!


FRIDAYS:

9:00 a.m.: 8 Ball Pool Tournaments held every Friday! See Michel for more info, Sign up begins at 8:30 a.m.  

8:00 - 4:00: Library open/Computers available: Members only

11:30 a.m.: Mens Christian 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!                                                                                           1:00 p.m.: Reminiscing Group: Enjoy discussion on past & present events, sharing with peers, socialization.

Michel Smith;

Program Manager

​376-4353


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 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!! 

NEW EVENTS LISTED! SCROLL DOWN! 



​​SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 21st

BLUEGRASS NIGHT: Join the Midwest Ohio Bluegrass Group as

they bring in various bands to XARSC to perform!

Doors open at 4:30, music starts at 6:00. $4 entry fee at the door.                  

Cafeteria OPEN for food purchases.

BLUEGRASS NIGHTS ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!


Additional SATURDAY dates for Bluegrass in 2019:

October 5th (Carry in-bring a dish to share)

October 19th (Cafeteria open) 

November 2nd (Carry in-bring a dish to share)

November 16th (Cafeteria open) 

December 7th  (Carry in-bring a dish to share)

December 14th (Cafeteria open)