... "Remember to spread kindness every day throughout this beautiful New Year!"         FEBRUARY EVENTS and ACTIVITIES:                  Wednesday, February 17th - WINTER "SNOWFLAKE DANCE!" - Mark your calendars for Wed., Feb. 17th, 1:00 to 3:00 at the Smallwood Center for a fun and friendly Dance!        Dress in your brightest colors, even Valentine Red, to brighten the season, and enjoy a Dance Contest, refreshments, lots of fun and great company, and dancing to the music of Wayne Tomsic!        Bring a friend, meet old friends and make new ones at this rousing WInter Snowflake Dance!        Get your $6 advance tickets at the Desk or at the Door, add fun to your February, and join us!!         ALL SENIORS WELCOME!        For more information call the Center at (440) 885-8800, or click on the "Current Dance Flyer" link above.                   Read about all the exciting and fun programs, all the YMCA senior exercise programs now at our Center, as well as upcoming Dances and Trips and events for seniors in our 32-page monthly Newsletter/Magazine, "The Center Line!"         Stop in and pick up a copy!                    Our SHARED SUPPORT Group, "Healing Hearts," meets every Monday 12:30-1:30 here at the Center!     In this wonderful group program, together we can find the answers to sadness, loneliness, depression, grief, dealing with illness and stress.       Join us!      Everyone is welcome to this warm and friendly group!        Check our Monthly Calendar (link above) for dates of Blood Pressure Checks, Hearing & Vision Screenings, Hospice Programs, Great Presentations and the many fun, interesting and informative programs offered at the Center!         Stop in and pick up our latest monthly 32-page Newsletter/Magazine "The Center Line" for all programs and activities at the Smallwood Center, trips, daily lunch menus, articles of interest and importance to seniors, local events for seniors, classified ads and so much more!       HOT LUNCHES served at the Center Monday thru Friday ($2 donation). Make reservations in person (no phone calls) no later than 11:00 on Thursdays for the following week!    Play BINGO Mon-Tues-Wed-Thurs right after lunch!             ;Need some great entertainment for your Senior Club Event, Luncheon, Dinner Dance, Birthday or Aniversary Party, Class Reunion, Care Center, Home Days, or Special Event?           CALL our award-Winning Senior Vaudeville Dance Group, "The RAISIN' CANES!"     Over an hour of rousing Vaudeville Routines, Tap Dance, Soft Shoe, Novelty Acts, Audience Participation, old songs, sing-alongs, jokes and MUCH MORE!     Your group will have as much fun as we do! Click on the "Raisin' Canes" Link on this page for photos and music, or call (440) 237-0020 or the Smallwood Center for more information or reservations!      God Bless America--the Land of the Free, Because of the Brave!    Have a beautiful day!

Clemens Schleiwies