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415 S 13th St—Tacoma Open M-F from 8a-3p
415 S 13th S | Tacoma, WA 98402 | Open M-F, 8 am - 3 pm | (253) 301-3369
Quilting is a fun way to express yourself. Using your mind and hands to bring works of art to life can be very rewarding. And also working both your mind, and your hands can have a very positive affect, especially for seniors! The Beacon center quilting class has quite the following, with regular participants showing up every week to work on their next great project.
Carol Madoxx has been the quilting instructor for over 20 years. Carol says “you begin a project and feel it is fun then finish it. Then you start a new project and it’s even more fun than the last!”
Let’s join the Quilting Class!
Do you need personal care in your home? Korean Women’s Association (KWA) has caregivers available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to provide non-medical in-home care services. If you’d like more information, visit the KWA website at KWACares.org, call KWA’s Pierce County office at 253-535-4202, or email KWA at info@KWACares.org.
What’s going on at Beacon Senior Activity Center??
The center will be closed on February 17, 2020 in observance of Presidents’ Day. Social and Game Wednesdays, February 5,12,19,26 12:30p Making Lotion Bar Thursday, February 6, 10:30a Trivia Thursday, February 6, 13 12:15p National Wear Red Day Friday, February 7 Nia’s Nails Painting Tuesday, February 11, 10:30a Making Valentine’s Day Candy Wednesday, February 12, 10:30a Aging and Disability Resource Thursday, February 13, 10:30a Valentine’s Day Celebration of Love Friday, February 14, 10:00a Special Guest Speaker Armstrong Andreta Friday, February 21, 11:30a Black History Month Celebration Tuesday, February 25, 10:00a Pot Luck & African Attire Making Shower Bomb Wednesday, February 26, 10:30a Pool Tournament Thursday, February 27, 10:00a
Birthday Dance Thursday, February 20
Celebrate your birthday with us every third Thursday of the month.
Enjoy live music, dancing, and birthday cake.
About Valentine’s Day
There are a number of Saints called Valentine who are honored on February 14. The day became associated with romantic love in the Middle Ages in England. This may have followed on from the Pagan fertility festivals that were held all over Europe as the winter came to an end. Traditionally, lovers exchanged hand written notes. Commercial cards became available in the mid nineteenth century.
What do people do?
It is a festival of romantic love and many people give cards, letters, flowers or presents to their spouse or partner. They may also arrange a romantic meal in a restaurant or night in a hotel. Common symbols of Valentine's Day are hearts, red roses and Cupid.
Source: https://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/us /valentine-day
What do you know about the Pierce County Aging and Disability Resource Center? The ADRC has information or referrals
to providers for numerous services —
from in-home care, health care, housing
alternatives, legal services, nutrition,
transportation, Medicaid/ Medicare,
SHIBA benefits, adult day care services
and much more.
253-798-4600 or 800-562-0332
Donations Wish List
Bingo prizes Tissues (individual pack)
Stuffed Animals Individually wrapped candies
“LOVE IS LIKE A VIRUS IT CAN HAPPEN TO ANYBODY AT ANY TIME.”
By Maya Angelo
February Senior Nutrition Program
Need information on nutritional values in our meals? Request a copy of the calorie, sodium and carbohydrate content. For this menu from the cook.
This menu is subject to change. Nutrition analysis includes 2% milk.
Butter and salad dressing are optional and increases the fat & calorie content of a meal.
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
3 Chicken Cacciatore Zucchini & Tomato Medley Wheat Roll Pears
4 Meatloaf Potatoes & Gravy Carrots Oranges
5 Spinach Pasta Bake
Carrot & Raisin Salad Berries W/ Whip Cream
6 Philly Cheese Sandwich
Brussel Sprouts Grapes
7 Corn Chowder Wheat Roll Coleslaw Banana
10 Salmon Filet Wild Rice Caesar Salad Ice Cream Rhubarb Sauce
11 Chicken Cheese Taco
Cauliflower Salsa Guacamole
12 Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers Salsa Lemon Bars
13 Broccoli Cheese Soup
1/2 Turkey Sandwich Apple Crisp
14 Pork Chops With Apples Cucumber Tomato Feta Salad Rice Pudding
18 Hungarian Goulash Broccoli Pound Cake Strawberries Whip Cream
19 BBQ Chicken Pasta Salad Green Beans BBQ Pinto Beans Ice Cream Pineapple Sauce
20 Beef Stir Fry Fried Rice W/ Egg Peas & Carrots Fortune Cookie
21 Creamy Tomato Fettuccine Green & Yellow String Beans Wheat Rolls Tropical Fruit
24 Split Pea Soup 1/2 Ham Sandwich Berry Crisp
25 Beef Macaroni Broccoli Wheat Roll Applesauce
28 Beef Chili Colorado Broccoli Cauliflower Orange
26 Fish & Chips Coleslaw Yogurt Strawberry Rhubarb Compote
27 BBQ Pork Open Face Sandwich Green Beans Carrot Raisin Salad
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Name Location Auburn M - F 808 9th St SE, Auburn Bellevue M,Tu,W,F 4063 148th Ave NE, Bellevue Black Diamond Tu & Th 31605 3rd Ave, Black Diamond Des Moines M - Th 2045 S 216th St, Des Moines Enumclaw M - F 1350 Cole St, Enumclaw Federal Way F 876 S 333rd St, Federal Way Issaquah Tu & F 75 NE Creek Way, Issaquah Kirkland M,Tu,W,F 352 Kirkland Ave, Kirkland Pacific Tu - F 133 3rd Ave SE, Pacific Redmond M - F 8703 160th Ave NE, Redmond SeaTac Tu - F 13735 24th Ave S, SeaTac Tukwila Tu 12424 42nd Ave S, Seattle
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Name Location African American Th 1323 S. Yakima, Tacoma Beacon M - F 415 S. 13th St., Tacoma Buckley M,W,F 811 Main St., Buckley Eatonville M,W,F 305 West Center St. Fife W & F 2111 54th Ave East, Fife Gig Harbor M & W 8502 Skansie Ave, G.H. Japanese W 14916 SW Washington, Tillicum Lakewood M & W 5705 Main St. S.W. Lakewood Lighthouse M - F 5016 S. A St., Tacoma Parkland M & F 12115 Park Ave. S., Parkland Portland Tu & Th 3513 E. Portland Ave. Puyallup M,W,F 210 West Pioneer, Puyallup Ruston Tu - F 4716 N. Baltimore, Ruston Steilacoom Tu,W,F 2301 Worthington, Steilacoom Sumner M - F 15506 62nd St. East, Sumner Tillicum M & Th 14916 SW Washington, Tillicum University Place F 2534 Grandview Dr. W., U. P.
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Classic Chicken Salad YIELDS: 4 servings TOTAL TIME: 0 hours 30 mins INGREDIENTS 1/2 c. mayonnaise 1 small dill pickle, chopped (1/2 cup), plus 2 tablespoons pickle brine Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 2 stalks celery, sliced 2 tbsp. chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley 2 tbsp. chopped fresh dill 1 1/2 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breast; poached DIRECTIONS For poached chicken: Fill a medium saucepan halfway with water; bring to boil. Add 1 tsp. kosher salt and chicken breasts. Reduce heat and simmer until cooked through, 12 to 15 minutes. Transfer to a plate; cool completely. Shred or chop into pieces. For salad: Whisk together mayonnaise and pickle brine in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Add pickles, celery, parsley, dill, and chicken; toss to combine. Source: https://www.countryliving.com/food-drinks/a30614424/updated- classic-chicken-salad-recipe/
Suggested Donation Over 60 years old - $3.50/Under 60 years old - $6
MON TUE WED THU FRI
3 9-12 Puzzles, Crossword, word search 12:30-1 BINGO 1-2 Gentle Yoga
4 9-11 Ping pong 10-12 Quilting Class 10-10:15 Walk