Senior Center offers a jam-packed October

By From page A3 | October 05, 2012

The Davis Senior Center, 646 A St., offers the following programs in October:

Armchair Travel

Are you wishing for an adventure but don’t want to leave Davis? Join world traveler Rick Powers on a virtual trip through Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9.

The presentation is free. Powers is an avid traveler and loves to share his journeys through pictures and stories.

Sing-Along to ‘The King and I’

Would you love to sing some of those classic tunes from the musical ‘The King and I?” It’s not quite “follow the bouncing ball,” but close. The words to “Shall we Dance?,” “Getting to Know You,” “Hello, Young Lovers” and “I Whistle a Happy Tune” will be projected on a screen.

This free event begins at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10.

Film and Spirituality Series

“Sabah: A Love Story” is a film is about a devout, 40-year-old Muslim woman from a traditional family who falls in love with Canadian man.

After the movie, which screens for free at 12:15 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, Maria Jaoudi, professor of humanities and religion at Sacramento State, will take us on an exploration of the film’s spiritual content.

Balance and Mobility Class

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, and that’s what this class is all about; preventing serious falls along with the pain, inconvenience, and debilitating results that accompany them.

Join instructor Kelly Ward for this eight-session class that focuses on stretching and strengthening, challenging balance, increasing endurance and improving postural awareness, all of which reduce the risk of falling.

The class will meet from 10:30 to noon Mondays and Thursdays from Oct. 11 to Nov. 5. The fee is $65. Enroll soon, space is limited.

Sign up for  these programs by calling the Senior Center at 530-757-5696. Find more information at www.cityofdavis.org.

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