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BONNEY LAKE SENIOR CENTER

Senior Center Building

Location

19304 Bonney Lake Blvd
Bonney Lake, WA 98391 
Directions
Directions

Phone (253) 863-7658

Mailing
Address

P.O. Box 7380
Bonney Lake, WA 98391

Contacts

 

See contacts, below

 

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!
April, May & June (2nd Quarter)



¤ BINGO!
Join us to win CASH PRIZES at adult & family bingo each week.

  • Adult Bingo: Wednesdays -  games begin at 1:00 pm
  • Family Bingo: Fridays - games begin at 7:00 pm

To get a good seat and purchase your game cards, please come in early! The games will begin promptly at the times listed above.

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 seniors would like to thank the following businesses and individuals for their support and/or event sponsorships over the past quarter. We appreciate all that our community does to support what we offer to our senior citizens.

Jake Knaus, Claude Brown, Betty Berghamer, Safeway, Cyndi & Jerry Dodds, South Sound Outreach, Jan Hallock, AMVETS, BLSC Advisory Board, Anonymous, Kitsap Bank, United Healthcare, Holiday Retirement, Rite Aid, & John Crawford

 


If you, or your business, would like to make a donation or sponsor an event, please call the Senior Center at (253) 863-7658 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!

 JULIET's
Just Us Ladies Interested n' Eating Together
 

Wednesday April 16th @ 4:30 ~ Mr. Jalapeno's

Wednesday May 21st @ 4:30 ~ Red Robin

Wednesday June 18th @ 4:30 ~ Applebee's

Join the JULIET's for dinner! Enjoy a meal and meet new friends. Please call in or stop by to sign up! If we have a large group we will need to contact the restaurant to have enough seating. All JULIET's must provide their own transportation. We meet at the restaurant at 4:30pm. See you SOON!
 

SERVICES

Free Haircuts by Jan Hallock!

Friday April 25th

Friday May 23rd

Friday June 27th

9:30am – 2:00pm

Jan worked for years as a hairdresser and is volunteering her time to give free haircuts.  Please sign up in the programs binder or call 253.863.7658 for your appointment and arrive with freshly washed hair.

 

Disaster Preparedness

Wednesday April 30th

 11 am – 12 pm

Please mark your calendars for this very important presentation. Roxanne Castleman from Pierce County Dept. of Emergency Management will be here to offer information regarding potential natural disasters and hazards in our area and events which we have learned from. The presentation highlights easy tips and suggestions for action steps which encourage being prepared for a disaster!

 

 

AARP Drivers Safety Program Class

Friday April 25th

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Cost: AARP member $15.00, nonmember $20.00

The AARP Driver Safety Program is the nation's first and largest course for drivers age 50 and older. The program has helped millions of drivers protect their safety on today's roads. AARP has offered its classroom course since 1979. Call to reserve your spot or sign up in the programs binder for this class.

 

Produce Vouchers

Tuesday June 17th  

1:00 – 3:30 pm

Call (253) 798-4600 or (800) 562-0332 to sign up.  Registration will start on Monday, May 5, and calls are accepted between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. daily.  Phone registration will continue until all of the vouchers have been allocated.  We strongly encourage people who call and get placed on hold to hang on and wait until their call is answered. Produce vouchers will be distributed in only 7 locations this year. The Bonney Lake Senior Center will service Sumner, Bonney Lake, Buckley and possibly some of Puyallup and Orting residents.  The Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program provides low-income seniors with vouchers to purchase produce from participating farmers markets and roadside stands. Registration begins Monday, May 5. Registration continues until all vouchers are gone.

How is eligibility determined?

Eligible applicants must live in Pierce County and be:

 60 years old or older (55+ for Native American or Native Alaskan)

 Able to pick up the vouchers in person

 Low-income (below 185% poverty level)

Household size

Monthly income less than:

1 person

$1,799

2 people

$2,425

3 people

$3,051

 

 

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.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Volunteer Appreciation Dinner

Saturday April 12th @ 5:30 pm

Please join us as we celebrate YOU, our Volunteers!

The Senior Center Advisory Board and Staff want to take this time to thank all of our volunteers. If you have given any of your time or simply want to share your gratitude to those who have helped, please come join us for a wonderful evening of delicious Italian food, entertainment, door prizes and our chance to say THANK YOU! Music will be provided by Mark Stern.

 

Easter

Friday April 18th

10:00 am

Cost: $6.00 per person

Please see any staff member to prepay.

Come join us for our annual Easter egg hunt! Celebrate Easter as we enjoy a day filled with fun and friends. Wear your Easter Bonnet for the parade and show off your style. Bunny ears are welcome!

 

Cinco de Mayo

Monday May 5th

10:00 am

Cost: $6.00 per person

Please see any staff member to prepay.

May 5th is the date observed in the United States as a celebration of Mexican heritage and pride, and to commemorate the cause of freedom and democracy! Come join the party and enjoy a Mexican feast and celebrate together.

 

Cinco de Mayo-Salsa Contest

Monday May 5th

10:00 am

Its contest time again! This year we are bringing back our salsa contest, with a new twist. We are asking city employees as well as seniors to contribute. There will be a winner chosen from the city staff and one from the center members. Let’s show those youngsters what we can do! We will have a panel of judges and the winners will be announced at 10:45 am. Please have your salsa here by 10:00 am. Sign up in the programs binder for salsa contest.

 

Mother’s Day

Friday May 9th  

10:00 am

Cost: $6 per person

Please see any staff member to prepay.

Mother’s day is one day each year that we show extra special attention go our mothers, grandmothers, aunts, or that special lady who has made you feel special! This year will be no exception. Come join us for a great day of fun and laughter as we enjoy a feast fit for a queen.

 

Victor Falls Choir

Thursday June 5th 

11:00 am

Come enjoy the sounds of the next generation sing! Victor Falls Elementary School choir will be here to share their precious voices in song.

 

Father’s Day

Friday June 13th  

10:00 am

Cost: $6 per person

Please see any staff member to prepay.

To the men we love – father, uncle, brother, grandfather, friend. We celebrate you for the love and support you have given through the years. Please join us as we show our appreciation to the wonderful men in our lives with virtual baseball and bean bag baseball! Also enjoy a great ballgame inspired meal with your friends and family here at the Senior Center.

 

Kiwanis Relay for Life and Senior Center Rummage Sale

and Barbeque

Saturday June 21st 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

The Bonney Lake Kiwanis Club is hosting a rummage sale in conjunction with the Bonney Lake Senior Center as a fund raiser for Relay for Life and senior center equipment.

Come in to find the stuff you’ve been needing.  Or purchase a barbequed hamburger, brat or hot dog, accompanied by chips and a cold drink. After splitting the proceeds with the Bonney Lake Senior Center, the Kiwanis Club plans to donate all their profit to Relay for Life.  If you have useable items in good condition that you would like to donate, please contact Phil @ 253-447-4328 after June 2nd.  No clothing or shoes, please.

TRIPS

 

Please come in and sign up for the following trips. Sign up sheets are in the trip binders! Call the center for more details.

Half-Price Gray Whale Tour

Saturday April 12th 

Brunch on the deck at C.I. Shenanigan’s to view Daffodil Regatta

Sunday, April 13th    

Norwegian Heritage Festival at PLU in Parkland

Saturday April 26th

Old Time Fiddle & Variety Show

Saturday April 26th    

South Prairie Air Show otherwise known as

Cawley Field Fly-In

   Saturday May 10th 

A Weekend on the Beach at Moclips

Friday June 6th thru Sunday, June 8th       

”Funny Girl” at Issaquah’s Village Theater

Saturday June 14th

Greater Olympia Dixieland Jazz Festival

Friday June 27th thru Sunday June 29th

 

 

MONTHLY WALKING TRIPS

NEW THIS MONTH!!!!

Phil will now be taking walks twice a month!

On the 2nd Tuesday of the month he will lead a walk locally

and on the 4th Tuesday the walks will be at the following areas:

Tuesday April 22nd Wright Park in Tacoma

Tuesday May 20th Grandview Trails in Lakewood

Tuesday June 24th Franciscan Passport Trails at Northwest Trek

All walking trips will depart from Senior Center at 2:30.

Sign up in the programs binder, please.

      

 Our Life In Pictures

 

Have you ever wondered what it is like to spend time here at the senior center? Well, now you can view pictures to see just how much fun we all get to have every day!
Click Here to view our Photo Gallery.
      

 


 


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

Rental reservations are taken on a first come, first serve basis. To make reservations please visit the Bonney Lake Senior Center during the business hours of Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. 

Senior Center staff also process reservations for City park facilities and ball fields. For additional information please call the Bonney Lake Senior Center at (253) 863-7658, visit the Parks page, or download the City Facility Rental Program packet and application

 



Contacts

Senior Services Manager 
Senior Center Aide
Senior Center Bus Driver
Senior Center Cook

 

Location

Bonney Lake Senior Center
19304 Bonney Lake Blvd.
Bonney Lake, WA 98391
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Mailing Address

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

 

 



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