Latest Happenings at the Senior Centers: Ruston, Lighthouse and Beacon

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4716 N. Baltimore Street, Tacoma, 253-756-0601

Attorney Liz Johnson
Our favorite attorney returns on July 23, at 11:00 a.m.  The topic for this meeting is fiduciary responsibility, including  what to do if you are the agent, personal representative, or decision maker.

Instructors: Learn the Smartboard
Thanks to the Ben Cheney Foundation, we are privileged to have a Smartboard in the classroom.  If you are an instructor, you won’t want to miss this training.  The Smartboard is a computer, a whiteboard, and is interactive with your instruction.  You can upload your document and write on the screen to demonstrate your lesson.  This class is on July 10, at 10:00 a.m.  Please be sure to register for this class.  Seating is extremely limited.

Music by Charles
Come and enjoy the music of Charles Lambert.  Mr. Lambert has been a member of the Seattle Musician’s Association for 25 years, and he presided as President for several years during that time.  He is playing, Monday, July 1, at 1:00 p.m.

In Home Dental & Home Modifications
The National Aging in Place Council will be here on Wednesday, July 17, at 9:00 a.m. to discuss two topics.  The first is an in-home dental program, and the second is home modifications to help you age in place.

Save the Date – Bingo,  Burgers & Beer
We are bringing back the Bingo, Burgers & Beer on September 6.  We’ll start with line dancing, lunch served at noon, and bingo after lunch.  Cost: $10.  Menu: Hamburgers, potato salad, dessert & beer.


5016 A Street, Tacoma   253-327-1112

Hello All! We hope everyone is enjoying their summer. July is going to be a great month for activities of all kinds at The Lighthouse.

Join us for newly added:

  • 20 Minute Stretch Wednesday’s at 12:30pm
  • BUNCO Tuesday the 9th and the 30th at 12:45pm
  • Computer Class Monday’s at 10am

Please note that the start time for BINGO on Monday and Thursday’s has been moved up to 12:30pm.

Craft Project – Tuesday the 2nd at 12:30pm
Lavendar Sachets and Bundles

Jazz Pianist – Tuesday the 16th at 12:45
Jazz pianist Charles Lambert will be performing and speaking about the history of Jazz.

Cell Phone Class – Friday the 26th at 11:00am
Financial Planning with Lani and Aundi

We hope to see all the familiar faces as well as a lot of new ones for all of these upcoming events.


415 S. 13th Street, Tacoma  253-327-1228

Join Us for our Open House!  Celebrating Beacon’s Renovation on Tuesday, July 16th at 10:00am.  Snacks and beverages will be served and there will be music by Randy Litch.

Other Activities at Beacon for the month of July:

Man Cave – Tuesday, July 30th at 10:00am
Come get together for this “Men Only” event at the Beacon and have snacks, fun and festivities!

Plants with Vicki –Wednesday, July 19th at 11:00am
Vicki Hurley will be joining us from Portland Avenue Nursey to lead all interested in a plant project.

Women’s Discussion Group- Wednesday, July 10th at 11:00am
Calling all women, back by popular demand!  Join us for meaningful discussion and a time to get to know each other.

Joint Discussion Group – Wednesday, July 24th at 1:00pm
 Come one, come all to this much requested discussion group.

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