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Saturday, July 20, 2019

Events planned for June

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Senior center

Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W Elm St., Allentown, is offering the following programs for seniors in June.

The following groups and disc jockeys will be playing oldies and requests at the Saturday and Wednesday dances, so come out and enjoy the music with your friends.

·June 8: Blue Notes

·June 15: Dave Machetti

·June 22: Kato

·June 29: Jerry Deane Music mix

Saturday dances are from 7-10 p.m. Wednesday dances are from 1-4 p.m. Per person fee includes light refreshments. Singles and couples welcome.

Instructor Trisha Baker will lead an arts and crafts class from 9-11:30 a.m. June 10, 12, 17, 19, 24 and 26.

Acrylic Painting led by instructor Judy Peters will be held Wednesdays 9-11:30 a.m. until June 19. Learn how to paint beautiful acrylic landscape scenery and subjects with brush techniques on canvas.

“Friday Drop in Studio Art” led by Dolly Fleischmann will be offered 9-11:30 a.m. June 7, 14, 21 and 28.

Whatever medium you choose, help is available. Both new and advanced students are welcome.

Diamond Painting led by Trisha Baker is scheduled for 2-4 p.m. June 12, 20, and 26.

Diamond painting is an easy and enjoyable way of relaxing, relieving stress and creating art.

Based on the same concept as mosaics and paint by numbers, diamond painting uses tiny “diamond” like facets to create colorful designs and patterns for finished designs that sparkle.

The senior center will offer the following knitting classes:

June 13, 20, and 27 Thursday Knit and Chat 9-11 a.m. Work on a knitting, crochet or embroidered project while enjoying some conversation.