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BONNEY LAKE SENIOR CENTER

Senior Center Building

Location

19304 Bonney Lake Blvd
Bonney Lake, WA 98391 
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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 & September (3rd 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 staff would like to thank the following businesses and individuals for their support and/or event sponsorships over the past quarter.

Shari’s Restaurant, Victor Falls Choir, Kiwanis Club, Franciscan Health, Apple Physical Therapy, Cascade Eye and Skin Care, Holiday Retirement, Lorena Guererro and Pacific Lutheran University, Mary Sorg, Jerry Dodds, Cyndi Dodds, Nell Snodgrass, John Alford, Kay Mahlen, Jim Bouchard Father and Son, Claude Brown, Glenn Wilson, Urban Timber Coffee and Brew House in Sumner, Curtis Grey from United Health Care, South Sound Outreach, Melissa Preston with Safety Line, Matt Coder with Fidelis Secure Home, Rhonda Haupt with Premera Blue Cross, Michelle Apodaca from Expressions, Tracey Delaire from Fidelta, Val from Kitsap Bank, Rite Aid Pharmacy, Wes Suiter from United Healthcare

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 July 16th @ Thian Thai

Wednesday August 20th @ Dickey's BBQ

Wednesday September 17th @ Hopjack'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 July 25th

Friday August 29th

Friday September 26th

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.

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.

 

Living with Chronic Conditions

Monday, July 21st Kathy Lorey from the Diabetes Association of Pierce County will be here from 9:30 – 11:30 am to perform blood sugar testing.

Monday, August 18th 10:30 – 11:30 am How to cope with stress

Monday, September 15th 10:30 – 11:30 am To be announced

All groups will be hosted upstairs in our computer lab.  Don’t forget we have an ADA accessible ramp on the back side of the senior center that leads into the computer lab.

 

Free Screenings from Pacific Lutheran University!

Monday June 30th Cardiovascular Risk Screening 9:30 am – 12:30 pm Blood Pressure, weight, BMI, waist circumference and education regarding risk factors for heart disease and metabolic syndrome.

Monday July 7th Skin Cancer Screening 9:30 am – 12:30 pm Skin cancer screening and education to prevent skin cancer and learn how to identify a suspicious lesion.

Monday July 28th Vision and Hearing Screening 9:30am – 12:30pm Check visual acuity, color vision, and hearing.

Monday August 4th Fall Risk Screening 9:30 am – 12:30 pm: Musculoskeletal system screenings and education to prevent falls.

 

SPECIAL EVENTS
 
Independence Day Celebration

Thursday July 3rd  

10:00 am

Cost: $6 per person

Please see any staff person to prepay.

Don’t miss this special event as we celebrate the adoption of the Declaration of Independence, and our Nation’s independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain. Wear your best western duds to celebrate in country style! We will enjoy some yummy food from the grill and the sounds of the ‘New Band’.

Sapphire Mining at the Senior Center

Friday July 25th

1:00-4:00pm

Cost: FREE

Phil has bags of dirt direct from the sapphire mine in Phillipsburg, MT.  Come and play in the dirt, see what raw sapphires look like, and keep each one you find.  Bring sunscreen and a magnifying glass.  This is not a trip, but you can still go on an exciting treasure hunt.

Summer Senior Games

Friday August 15th

10:00am

Cost: $4.00 per person

Please see any staff member to prepay

Let’s see your competitive spirit and skill as you try your hand at water balloon toss, spoon and egg races, Frisbee throwing contests, paper airplane flying, and more! Join us for some fun and prizes!

Pancake Breakfast at the Senior Center

Saturday August 16th

8:00-11:00am

Cost: $5.00/adult  $3/under 12 years old

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.

Luau

Thursday September 18th

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!

Oktoberfest

Friday October 3rd  

10:00 am

Cost: $6 per person

Please see any staff member to prepay.

Dance the morning away with the sound of Jim Lapsansky. Then sink your teeth into a delicious German meal!

TRIPS

Kalaloch Beach and Victoria, B.C.

Friday thru Sunday July 11th thru July 13th

Cost: $50 for gas and ferry, plus $75 for Friday night lodging (dbl. occ.), payable to Bonney Lake Senior Center at sign-up.  Additional $77 for Saturday Night lodging in Victoria, (dbl. occ.).  Meals on your own.

If you’ve been dying for a great trip, this is the one for you.  There will be a murder in the middle of our journey.  After a delightful day on Kalaloch Beach, followed by dinner and stay in Port Angeles, we will begin a murder mystery game.  Saturday morning we will walk onto the Victoria Ferry.  After we check into our Victoria Hotel, and take a bus to Butchart Gardens, we will complete the game in the hotel. Sunday we will spend the morning seeing more sights of Victoria before we board the ferry for our return trip to Port Angeles, and home.  Be sure to pack light such as using a backpack.  Since we are walking on to the ferry to get to Canada, our luggage goes with us until we can check in. Don’t forget your passport or enhanced driver’s license.

Jim French’s Imagination Theater

Monday July 14th

Leaving Senior Center at 4:30 p.m. Monday afternoon.  Returning at 10:30 p.m.

Cost: $10 admission, plus $5 for transportation, payable to Bonney Lake Senior Center.  Dinner on your own at Yankee Diner in Renton.

Join us for a delightful evening of fun on the radio for the whole family.  Five times each season Jim French’s radio dramas are recorded on stage before a live studio audience.  Whether it is a Sherlock Holmes adaptation or an episode of Harry Nile, Seattle’s favorite private eye,  you can always expect a double bill with Imagination Theater – suspense, adventure, and of course, mystery!

Leavenworth outdoor musical, “Fiddler on the Roof”

Friday August 1st thru Sunday August 3rd

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

Cost: $30.00 for transportation; $30 per theater ticket, for a total of $60 due at sign-up, payable to Bonney Lake Senior Center.  Plus:  $50 per person for hotel room/double occupancy, paid at check-in.  Meals on your own. 

On Friday we will stop at McDonalds in North Bend for a morning snack.  We will have lunch in Leavenworth.  From there we will proceed to hotel check-in at River’s Edge Lodge in Leavenworth.  Friday will be shopping and dinner on your own, or a concert on the lawn at Icicle Ridge Winery.

Saturday morning we will watch the alpenhorn serenade at the Enzian Inn followed by our visit to the Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast in the park.  Afternoon will be shopping, wine tasting and/or dining on your own, followed by dinner together at Visconti’s Italian Restaurant.  After dinner we will head to the Fish Hatchery Theater for “Fiddler on the Roof”.  Bring a light jacket, because it gets cool after sunset, and cushion to sit on if you have one.

Sunday morning we will have a continental breakfast on the balcony overlooking the Wenatchee River before checking out.  Our hotel has a pool and hot tub, so dress accordingly.

Camp Wrinkle Ranch

Tuesday September 9th through Thursday September 11th   

Cost is $250.00 per person for camp registration; $50.oo due at time of sign-up, payable to the Bonney Lake Senior Center.

Registration costs include accommodations for 2 nights and all meals, snacks and activities.

We will be leaving the Senior Center at 8:30 am on Tuesday and returning Thursday at 4:00 pm. 

This is our 6th year at the fabulous Falls Creek Retreat Center located 35 miles west of Chehalis.  The property includes 157 acres of forest, a meadow park, stream and a beautiful waterfall.  The facility has tastefully decorated rooms that include linens, two large hot tubs that serve 17-20 people each, an espresso bar and a gift shop.  For recreation the facility provides hiking trails, fire pits, horse shoes and much more.  Come and join us for this annual outdoor experience.  Be sure to bring a camera.

Please join the group from Bonney Lake to defend our coveted Wrinklympics 1st place trophy.

A Day at Northwest Trek

Saturday September 27th    

Leaving Senior Center at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday.  Return at 5:00 p.m.

Cost: $18.25 for adult under 65, $9 for 65+; $5.00 for transportation; meals and extra events on your own.

September is Senior Month at the park.  All senior citizens age 65+ enjoy half-price admission plus a 10% discount at the Forest Café, the gift shop and the Zip Wild Challenge courses.  September is a good month for viewing wildlife at NW Trek, because the cooler weather brings them out of the shade.  Bring a camera and/or binoculars. 

LONG RANGE TRIPS

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

Tropical Costa Rica

February 5 – 13, 2015

Price: Book now and save $100 (includes R/T air, 9 days and 14 meals)

Double $2349

Single   $2849

Triple    $2319

America’s Music Cities (New Orleans, Memphis and Nashville)

April 19 – 26, 2015

Price: Book now and save $100 (includes R/T air, 8 days and 10 meals)

Double $2329

Single   $2879

Triple    $2299

Note:  There will be a special presentation about this trip on Tuesday, July 29, 2014

At 5:00 PM at the Bonney Lake Senior Center

Shades of Ireland

September 9 – 18, 2015

Price: Book now and save $200 (includes R/T air, 10 days and 13 meals)

Double $3499

Single   $3999

Triple    $3469

Israel: A Journey to the Holy Land

October 21 – 30, 2015

Price: Book now and save $200 (includes R/T air, 10 days and 15 meals)

Double $4549

Single   $5449

Triple    $4519

 

MONTHLY WALKING TRIPS

Tuesday local walking trips will be:

July 8th, August 12th , September 9th

Tuesday walking trips in the park will be:

July 22nd DuPont Trails followed by a free dinner at Patriots’ Landing Retirement Center

August 26th Riverside Trails Park in Auburn

September 23rd Orting Foothills Trail

All walking trips will depart from Senior Center between 2:30 and 3:00.

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.
      

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


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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 Aides
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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