Heritage Center events
Upcoming events for July and August at the Heritage Senior Center, 10 East 6150 South. Phone 801-264-2635 for more information.
The Heritage Center is a recreation center for residents 55 and older. Come and stay active, take classes, receive services, volunteer and go places with other seniors.
Wendover Trip and Rainbow -- Thursday, July 14, from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.; $15. A chartered bus will take you to Wendover. Sign up needed.
Golf -- Monday, July 18, 7:30 a.m.; $35. Play golf at Glenmoor. Call the center to register and get a list of all the golf dates for the season. Golf tournaments are for those 55 and older who have attained a basic level of golf skill which will allow them to compete in 18 holes of play at a pace comparable to the 100 or more players who will participate in each tournament.
Happy Hatters -- Thursday, July 21, 12:45 p.m. The Red Hat Society will meet and play games such as Bunco, Mexican Tran and Hand and Foot. Repeats Aug. 4.
AARP Driver’s Safety Class -- Monday, July 18, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.; $12 for AARP members and $14 for everyone else. This classroom instruction helps redefine existing skills and develops safe, defensive driving techniques. The instructor will collect fees at the start of class. Bring your AARP membership card and a valid driver’s license. Sign up now.
End of Life Planning -- Friday, July 22, 10:30 a.m.; Free class, no sign up. A representative from McDougal Funeral Home will be at the center.
Springville World Folkfest -- Thursday, July 28, from 5 to 11 p.m.; $10. Cost includes transportation and entrance into the Festival. Dinner cost is on your own. Bring a lawn chair, umbrella, or a hat. Register now.
Birthday Celebration -- Wednesday, Aug. 3, noon. Celebrate your birthday and you could win a free lunch. Get a free lunch if you are turning 60, 70, 80 or 90.
Presentation About Getting Help with Prescription Medication -- Friday, Aug. 5, 10:30 a.m. Presented by Intermountain Senior Clinic. Space is limited to 10 people. Sign up now.
Payson Salmon Fish Fry -- Friday, Aug, 5. Bus departs at 2:30 p.m.; $20. Local firemen, turned salmon chefs busily prepare and cook the fish to perfection, commonly seen to be wearing the yellow coats. Musicians and singers serenade the crowd while in line. The wait is well worth it, as you are sure to leave this small town with memories of this culinary experience. Register now. The trip is limited to 20 people.
Olympic Park Museum -- Thursday, Aug. 11. Bus will leave the center at 11 a.m. and return about 2 p.m.; $10. You will experience a one hour guided bus tour of the Utah Olympic Park. You will be able to see where the ski jumping, bobsled, skeleton and luge races took place. You will need to buy your own lunch at the Subway in Kimball Junction. Sign up starting Thursday, July 21.
Group and Individual Computer Classes -- Classes include basic skills for beginners to advanced instruction on spreadsheets and genealogy. Learn e-mail, Internet, Facebook, photography and more. Call the center for a current schedule. Individual help is available Wednesdays, from 9:30 to 11:30 (no appointment) and Thursday from 10 to 11:30 a.m. or 3 to 4:30 p.m. (appointment needed.)
University of Utah Students Help in Open Exercise Room -- Tuesday and Thursdays in July from 12:30 to 2 p.m. University of Utah students will help you get the machines started, support your exercise program, and answer exercise questions. During the month of July, they will focus on balance and strength improvement. They are offering a physical fitness assessment geared specifically to you as an individual. The assessment will be administered at the beginning of the month and at the end of the program and will provide information regarding your personal strengths and weakness. The exercise room costs $5 a month or $1 a day.
Patio Café “Breakfast Your Way” -- Wednesdays, from 8:30 to 10 a.m.; $4 for a complete meal. Choose breakfast “your way,” pick from a menu which include eggs any style, waffles, pancakes, or just a cup of coffee and toast. You can also purchase items ala carte.
Exercise classes and other ongoing Activities -- There are a variety of weekly exercise classes, health services and games to play, and other classes to attend. Call the center for more information.