Mat-Su events (3/7)

March 6, 2012 

WEDNESDAY

Strong Seniors, 8:30-9:30 a.m. and 10-11 a.m., also 1-2 p.m. Fridays, Wasilla Area Senior Campus, 1301 S. Century Circle. An eight-week exercise class session. $5. (376-3104 ext. 8672)

PFD Filing Assistance, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. now through March 31, Mat-Su Senior Services, 1132 S. Chugach St., Palmer. Come in to the administration office and someone will assist you with filing. Paper applications are also available. (745-5454)

Tai Chi Classes, 10-11 a.m. every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, Mat-Su Senior Services, 1132 S. Chugach St., Palmer. (745-5454)

Exercise Class, 10-11 a.m., Palmer Senior Citizens Center, 1132 S. Chugach St. An exercise class taught every Wednesday by Toni Truesdell. Free. (745-5454)

The Greater Palmer Chamber of Commerce, noon-1 p.m., Palmer Moose Lodge, 1136 S. Cobb St. A weekly lunch for local business people to provide networking opportunities and update the community on what is occurring within the Palmer area. Full lunch $14, soup and salad $7, meeting fee $4. (745-2880, palmerchamber.org)

Bingo, 1-3 p.m., Wasilla Area Senior Campus, 1301 S. Century Circle. $1 per sheet. (376-3104)

Thursday

How to Write an Effective Business Plan, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Mat-Su Small Business Development Center, 201 N Lucille St., Suite 2A, Wasilla. This workshop will cover the basics of writing a business plan and how it can help you focus your business, obtain financing and keeping your business on track. Call or go online to preregister. Prepayment required. $50. (373-7232, www.aksbdc.org)

Strong Women Healthy Hearts, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Wasilla Area Senior Campus, 1301 S. Century Circle. Free cardio exercise. (376-3104 X 8672)

Senior Dance Class, 10 a.m. -1 p.m., Palmer Senior Citizens Center, 1132 S. Chugach St. The Borealis Dancers will teach a variety of dance moves. Free. (745-5454)

AARP Tax Assistance, 10 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. Thursdays through April 12, Mat-Su Senior Services, 1132 S. Chugach St., Palmer. Tax consultants will be available to assist with filing your taxes. This program is for low to moderate income families with special focus on seniors age 60 or older. (745-5454)

Bingo, 1-3:30 p.m., Mat-Su Senior Services, 1132 S. Chugach St., Palmer. 25 cents per card. (745-5454, palmerseniors.com)

FRIDAY

AARP Driver Safety Class, 1-5 p.m., Mat-Su Senior Services, 1132 S. Chugach St., Palmer. This class is for insurance purposes only. Individuals must be 50 years old or older to participate. $12-$14. (745-5454)

iPhoto Class, 3:30 p.m., MacHaus, 991 N. Hermon Road, Wasilla. This two-hour class covers everything from importing, to editing to creating keepsakes for your family and so much more. $30. (www.machaus. eventbrite.com)

SATURDAY

Lions Club Gun Show, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Raven Hall Alaska State Fairgrounds, 2075 Glenn Highway, Palmer. More than 300 tables of rifles, pistols, knives, outdoor gear, displays and more. Free drawing for fishing charter. Hourly door prizes. Food services provided by Winner Circle 4-H Club. Free parking at the Purple Gate with courtesy shuttle to Raven Hall. Adults $5, kids under 13 free. (761-3750)

Federal Income Tax Preparation, 12:30-4:30 p.m., Wasilla VFW Post 9365, 301 E. Lake View Ave. Volunteers trained by certified IRS and AARP Tax-Aide instructors will prepare basic tax returns. Free. (746-6113)

MONDAY

Federal Income Tax Preparation, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Wasilla Senior Center, 1301 S. Century Circle. An AARP Tax-Aide volunteer can help you prepare basic tax returns. Free. (376-3104)

Blood Pressure Checks, 10-11:30 a.m., Mat-Su Senior Services, 1132 S. Chugach St., Palmer. A nurse volunteer will take blood pressure every Monday. (745-5454, palmerseniors.com)

TUESDAY

Exercise Class, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Mat-Su Senior Services, 1132 S. Chugach St., Palmer. An exercise class with Pam Larson. Free. (745-5454, www.palmerseniors.com)

Game Day, 1-3 p.m., Mat-Su Senior Services, 1132 S. Chugach St., Palmer. An afternoon of board, card and dice games. (745-5454, www.palmerseniors.com)


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