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BONNEY LAKE SENIOR CENTER

Senior Center Building

Location

19304 Bonney Lake Blvd
Bonney Lake, WA 98391 
Directions
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Phone (253) 863-7658

Mailing
Address

 

P.O. Box 7380
Bonney Lake, WA 98391

 

General Information
Classes
Senior Center Hall Rental 
Contacts & Directions

 

Mission Statement:

To affirm the dignity and self-worth of older adults by providing services and activities in an atmosphere that encourages and supports senior life to the fullest.
Read more general information, below.


Check out our Newsletter!
 

July, August and September
(3rd Quarter)


 B I N G O!  Cash prizes!

Wednesdays at 1:00 pm ~ Adult Bingo players must be 18 or older to play.

Fridays at 7:00 pm ~ Family Bingo is open to all ages.

The Bingo committee is looking for dedicated volunteers to help with all aspects of Bingo. If you would like to help keep Bingo alive here at the center please see Sue Hilberg or Vi Brown to volunteer. Bingo is our main fundraiser and it helps supplement foot care, trips, special events and more!  Games will begin at the times listed above. Please arrive early to get your seat and purchase your game cards.

There will NOT be a Family Bingo session on the 4th of September due to the Labor Day holiday.

Our BINGO program is always in need of volunteers. If you are interested please call the Senior Center at (253) 863-7658 for more details.
 

Thank You!

The Bonney Lake Senior Center, Advisory Board, and staff would like to thank the following businesses and individuals for their support and/or event sponsorships over the past quarter.

Lorena Guererro and the Pacific Lutheran University, Yen Chi Morehead, Kassiah Jackson, Jake Edwards, Gunther Ries, Ernie Gilmer, Jan Fenster, Dolly Harmon, Jan Hallock, Cyndi Dodds, Jim Bouchard Sr, Claude Brown, Nell Snodgrass, Teresa Hamilton, Jake Knaus, Sandi Knaus, Joyce Collins, Joyce Thomas, Bev Thompson, Phil DeLeo, Julianne DeLeo, Nell Snodgrass, Ron Walker, Claude Brown, Betty Berghammer, The Key Club of Bonney Lake, Vi Brown, Bob Brown, Rebecca Buckley, Sherry Creson, Anita Chandler, David Moss, Wayne Johnson, Bonnie Johnson, Glenn Taylor, Nadine Willadson, Sally Berto, Kathe McElroy, Jim Baisch, Jane Hurley, John Alford, Grocery Outlet, Hopjacks, Urban Timber Coffee & Brew House, Wallmart, Starbucks Coffee at 21102 Hwy 410, Mazatlán Restaurant, Lowe’s, Home Depot, Premera Blue Cross, Prestige Care, Cedar Ridge Assisted Living, Franklin Place Assisted Living, United Healthcare, Emerald Downs, and many other anonymous donors. 

 If you would like to make a donation or sponsor an event, please call for more information!


Legacy Giving

It’s more than an act of generosity, it’s an important investment in the future of our center. To be a part of this fine tradition, please ask your attorney to add this, or other suitable language, to your will:

“I give, devise, and bequeath to Bonney Lake Senior Center [insert: dollar amount, percentage of estate, description of real estate or other property, nature of gift, or remainder of my estate].”
Tax ID number 91-1140824, 19304 Bonney Lake Blvd., Bonney Lake, WA 98391
Contact Senior Services Manager, Sue Hilberg to discuss legacy giving. Please consult a qualified estate planner before making a gift in your will.
 

Van Service
Free van service is offered to and from the Senior Center Monday through Friday. We ask that you call 253.863.7658 the day prior to your desired pick-up to ensure that your name is on the list. Messages are checked each day at 8:00am so please leave a messag if you call after hours.
Note: Please be ready for pick-up by 9:00am.
 
Volunteers Needed!

The Bonney Lake Senior Center is always in need of volunteers. We are looking for volunteers to assist in the facilitation of several new programs we would like to start. Some examples are: Tai Chi, Book Club, Chair Massage, Haircuts, Manicures, Eye Care/Exams and speakers on subjects such as: home and auto repair, time management, alternative medicine, and more! Please contact us if you are interested in volunteering. Ask about the RSVP program if you are a senior!


 

SERVICES

Free Haircuts by Jan Hallock!

August 14th  

September 18th

9:30 am – 2:00 pm

Jan worked for years as a hairdresser and is volunteering her time to give free haircuts.  Please sign up in the programs binder for your appointment and arrive with freshly washed hair.

 

Eyeglass Frame Repair

 Over 1 million replacement parts - most repairs completed while you wait - mail in services available - no appointment needed - 3 locations to serve you. Tacoma 253-583-8525 - Federal Way 253-235-5169; Puyallup 253-268-0684 OR www.USeyeglass.com.

Free Family Caregivers Kit

To get help with caring for a loved one how do you know where to begin and whom to trust?  The Federal Citizen Information Center created a free kit for caregivers.  It features publications from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau that explain how to manage a loved one’s money and protect seniors from scams.  It also contains publications from the FDA’s Office of Women’s Health to keep track of medications and learn to use them safely. There is also a copy of the 2014 Consumer Action Handbook, which contains information to make the best decisions about what you buy and the service providers you use.

To order, go to promotions.usa.gov/dearabby. Or you can call 888-878-3256 weekdays 8:00 am, to 8:00 pm. Eastern time or by writing: Family Caregivers Kit, Pueblo, CO 81009

 

 

SPECIAL EVENTS
 

25th Anniversary Celebration

Wednesday September 16th

5:30-7:30pm

Please join us as we celebrate 25 years of the Bonney Lake Senior Center! We have a very special evening planned with The US Army Jazz Ensemble Band, hors d'oeuvres and a no host wine bar.

 

Pancake Breakfast at BL Senior Center

Saturday August 15th    

This is a Senior Center/ Kiwanis Fund Raiser from 8:00 to 11:00 a.m.

Cost: $5 for adult and $3 for anyone under 12

All you can eat pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs and coffee or orange juice!

Come and support your community with a hearty breakfast before enjoying a day in Allan Yorke Park for Bonney Lake Days.

National Senior Citizen Day

Friday August 21st

10:00 am

Cost: $6.00 per person

Join us as we celebrate YOU! We have a special day planned with a surprise musician!  Sign up early in the programs binder.

Luau

Friday August 28th  

10:00 am

Cost: $6 per person

Please see any staff member to prepay.

Can you do the Hula? Wear your Hawaiian dresses ladies and those Hawaiian shirts gentlemen! Come join us as we dance to traditional Hawaiian music.  Kalua pork is a must for this celebration! Please sign up in the programs binder.

 

Oktoberfest

Friday September 25th   

10:00 am

Cost: $6 per person

Dance the morning away with the sound of Jim Lapsansky. Then sink your teeth into a delicious German meal! Please sign up in the programs binder and see any staff member to prepay.

 

TRIPS
    

Saturday August 22th    

Chase Gardens in Orting

Leaving parking lot behind the senior center at 9:30 on Saturday.   Returning at 3:00 p.m.

Cost: $2 for Transportation; $8 for admission , payable to Bonney Lake Senior Center at sign-up.

Chase Garden, overlooking Mount Rainier’s famous Paradise Meadows, is 4.5 acres of native and rare plants and trees interwoven with placid pools and peaceful pathways.  Later, we will have lunch in Orting at Tim’s Kitchen.

 

Saturday September 12th    

A Day at Mount St. Helens

Leaving Senior Center at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday.  Return at 5:00 p.m.

Cost: $15 for transportation, payable to Bonney Lake Senior Center at sign-up; meals and extra events on your own.

On the south side of Mount St. Helens is a lava tube known as Ape Cave, the third longest lava tube in North America, nearly 2 ½ miles long.  We will take the short hike to the cave for anyone daring enough to explore them.  Be sure to bring a flashlight or two, and warm clothing, as the cave is a constant 42 degrees year round.   Also, wear a hat as there may be bats in the cave. Lunch on your own in Kelso at the Grounds for Opportunity Café.

 

Saturday September 26th through Sunday September 27th      

Leavenworth Autumn Leaves and Grapes

Leaving parking lot behind police station at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday.  Return at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday.

Cost: $30 for transportation, payable to Bonney Lake Senior Center at sign-up. Room is $50 per person/double occupancy, paid upon hotel registration. Meals and extra events on your own.

The Leavenworth Autumn Leaves Festival kicks off with a parade at noon on this Saturday.  After the parade the bus will be heading to a few wineries for some tasting, but feel free to browse Leavenworth on your own, or stay in the pool at the hotel.

 

Friday Produce Voucher trips:

August 21st 

September 11th

September 25th

All produce voucher trips will depart from Senior Center at 2:00 and return around 4:00.

4th Thursday of each month

Red Wind Casino Trip
Cost: $2.00 payable to Senior Center, tip driver on your own.
Leaving Grocery Outlet at 9:00am
The bus will leave the casino at 3:00 and Return at approximately 4:00pm.
The Red Wind Casino has 975 electronic slot machines and numerous table games, providing options for all gaming tastes.  Red Wind guests can try their luck at craps, roulette, blackjack, Pai Gow and three card poker.  Keno and speed Keno, to name just a few.  There is a new larger no smoking area.
Sign up in the programs binder.
 

LONG RANGE TRIPS

See Phil for sign-up and informational booklets with details of these trips.

 

South Dakota: The Black Hills & Badlands

September 2016

Price: Book now and save $100 (includes R/T air, 7 days and 9 meals)

Double occupancy $1399

Note:  There will be a special presentation about this trip on Wednesday, July 29, 2015

10:30 a.m. at the Bonney Lake Senior Center.

 

From the Outback to the Glaciers: A Journey to Australia, New Zealand & Fiji

24 days and 34 meals

April 2017

Price: Double occupancy $5628 Book now and save (price excludes airfare)

Note:  There will be a special presentation about this trip on Wednesday, July 29, 2015

10:30 a.m. at the Bonney Lake Senior Center.

 

Shades of Ireland

September 9 – 18, 2015

Price: (includes R/T air, 10 days and 13 meals)

Final payment due July 10, 2015

Double $3499

Single   $3999

Triple    $3469

 

 


Classes 

 


General Information

Welcome to the Bonney Lake Senior Center! Nestled between Lake Tapps and Lake Debra Jane, we provide a comfortable and warm atmosphere for the seniors of Bonney Lake and the surrounding area.

There is no membership fee. The Bonney Lake Senior Center does not discriminate against any person with regard to race, national origin, gender, physical challenge, or marital status.

Our drop-in center offers a variety of programs for the active Senior.

  • We serve a home cooked meal Monday through Thursday complete with salad bar and dessert for a suggested donation of only $4.00 for seniors 55 and over and $6.00 for non-seniors under 55.
  • Friday we offer a home cooked meal with a small green salad for a donation suggestion of only $3.00 for seniors 55 and over and $5.00 for non-seniors under 55.
  • We offer van transportation Monday through Friday. Please call the day prior to your desired pick up. Messages are checked each day at 8 am, so please leave a message if you call after hours.
  • For transportation to our center, day-trips, special events, classes, weekend functions, and services, please call us at (253) 863-7658.

 

Senior Center Hall Rental

Social Hall reservations are taken on a first come, first served basis. To make a reservation please call (253) 863-7658 or visit the Bonney Lake Senior Center during the business hours of Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. 

To confirm your reservation, download and submit the Senior Center Facility Rental Program packet with payment to the Senior Center. 

 



Contacts

Senior Services Manager 
Senior Center Aides
Senior Center Cook

Location

Bonney Lake Senior Center
19304 Bonney Lake Blvd.
Bonney Lake, WA 98391
DirectionsDirections


Mailing Address

Bonney Lake Senior Center
P.O. Box 7380
Bonney Lake, WA 98391

 

 



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