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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!
 

January, February, and March
(1st 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.

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:

Bonney Lake Kiwanis Club, Bonney Lake Lion’s Club, Safeway, Fred Meyer, Health Care Providers Council, Sumner School district students and families for canned food, Victor Falls Choir, Urban Timber Coffee, Cyndi and Jerry Dodds,  Boeing, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Sherry Creson and Russ Bartels, Cheri Brown, Ernie Gilmer, Claude Brown, Stafford Suites, Cedar Ridge, “Oh, Fudge”, Take Root Farm, Mary Sligar’s Upholstery 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!

 JULIET's
Just Us Ladies Interested n' Eating Together
 

1/21 at 4:30pm @ Midtown Grill

2/18 at 4:30pm @ New Peking Restaurant

3/18 at 4:30pm @ Mazatlán Restaurant

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 1/16, 2/20, 3/20

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.

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

 

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

SPECIAL EVENTS
 
Valentine’s Day

Thursday February 12th
Cost: $6 Please see a staff member to prepay.

Join us to celebrate our friendships

old and new!

Join us for a lovely day with food, friends and enjoy the accordion music of Jim Lapsansky!

 

Mardi Gras

Tuesday February 17th

Cost: $6 Please see a staff member to prepay.

Mardi Gras, or “Fat Tuesday”, is the last day of the Carnival season. It is a day when people eat all they want of everything and anything they want.  Join us as we celebrate with great food, friends and the music of Yesterday’s Soup and Crackers!

 

Chinese New Years

Thursday February 19th

Cost: $6 Please see a staff member to prepay.

Help us ring in the “Year of the Goat”.  Join us as we celebrate with great food, friends and the music of Community Blends!

 

St. Patrick’s Day

Tuesday March 17th

Cost: $6 Please see a staff member to prepay.

St. Patrick's Day is celebrated on March 17, the saint's religious feast day and the anniversary of his death in the fifth century. The Irish have observed this day as a religious holiday for over 1,000 years. On St. Patrick's Day, which falls during the Christian season of Lent, Irish families would traditionally attend church in the morning and celebrate in the afternoon. Lenten prohibitions against the consumption of meat were waived and people would dance, drink and feast--on the traditional meal of Irish bacon and cabbage. Come enjoy the feast and great music.

 

Easter

Friday April 3rd  
10:00 am
Cost: $6.00 per person
Please see a 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!

 

TRIPS

Saturday, February 7th   

LeMay Auto Museum and Lunch at Freighthouse Square

This is a Senior Center bus trip; parking behind BL Senior Center.

Leaving Senior Center at 9:00 a.m. and returning around 2:00 p.m. on Saturday.

Cost:  $10 for seniors in groups of 10 or more. $2 transportation and parking; meals on your own. 

LeMay – America’s Car Museum (ACM) spotlights America’s love affair with the automobile with a four-story museum, one of the largest in the world.   It will house more than 350 cars, trucks and motorcycles.  This facility will showcase more than a century of automotive lifestyle and history, as well as the future of transportation. Plus, this Saturday has a special “Drive the Blues Away” event: where car enthusiasts can enjoy live music, gourmet light bites, and samples from local distilleries and breweries.

Friday, February 20th through Monday February 23rd     

Dixieland Jazz festival at Seaside, Oregon

This is a Heritage House van trip

Leaving gravel lot behind police station at 8:30 a.m. on Friday and returning around 6:00 p.m. on Monday.

Cost: $10 for Transportation; $85 for 3-day badge.  Pay $95 to BL Area Seniors at sign-up. Hotel Room (Inn at Seaside) approx. $70 per person per night.  Pay at check-in.  Plus $20 cash per person for bus rental.

Room Sunday night is reduced price.  Meals on your own.

The Jubilee is a weekend of music, fun, and friendship dedicated to presenting the Traditional Sounds of a "True American" art form.  Monday will be a day to play in Seaside and Cannon Beach.  

Saturday March 14th

Roslyn Museum and Wild Horse Wind and Solar Facility

This is a Bonny Lake Senior Center bus trip

Leaving Senior Center at 8:00 a.m. Saturday.  Returning at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday.

Cost: $20 for transportation; $5 for admission.  Pay $25 to BL Area Seniors at sign-up.

Explore the way of life unique to a company town, with a richly seasoned ethnic mix of at least 20 different nationalities.  This near ghost-town was home to the TV series Northern Exposure. Later, at the wind farm, after lunch in Ellensburg, we will discover just how many homes can be energized by one of those 120 foot towers with the 90 foot propeller blades.

Friday March 20th

Mystery Trip

This is a Bonney Lake Senior Center bus trip

Leaving Senior Center at 8:30 a.m. Friday.  Returning at 4:30 p.m. on Friday.

Cost: $10 for Transportation; $20 for admission.  Pay $30 at sign up.

Meals or snacks on your own.

Heading south from Bonney Lake we will stop in Lacey for a morning snack before going on to our destination.  The morning part of this trip will be an on-the-bus tour.  After lunch we will be involved in an outdoor activity.  Come and experience a “high energy” mystery.  Be sure to bring your camera and layered clothing, especially a waterproof outer shell.

 

Tuesday local walking trips will be:

January 6th     - Lakeland Hills Sunset Park

February 10th - Allan Yorke Park to BL Blvd

March 10th       - Lake Bonney Loop

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

 

Tuesday park walking trips will be:

January 27th   - Spanaway Lake State Park

February 24th - Point Defiance Western Bluffs Trail

March 24th      - Dykstra Park in Auburn

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

 

MONTHLY WALKING TRIPS

Tuesday local walking trips will be:

October 14th, October 28th, November 25th, and December 9th, and December 23rd

Tuesday walking trips in the park will be:

October 14thnd at Lakeland Hills

October 28th at Deep Lake State Park

November 25th at Point Definance Western Bluffs Trail

December 9th at Bonney Lake Loop

December 23rd Outlet Collection (Supermall) Indoor Loop

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.
      

 


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
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Mailing Address

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

 

 



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