Various programs — Many recreational and community education programs are offered by the citys parks-recreation department.
Among them are learn to roller skate, inline roller skating, driver education, youth and adult sports, dancing and fitness, stop smoking seminars, youth camps, dog obedience, gardening and home improvement.
Aurora Seniors meet weekdays in the Walker Building on West Pioneer Trail.
Programs include bingo, chair exercise, computer classes, wellness checks, knitting, tai chi for arthritics, health screenings, card games, chair volleyball, breakfast and lunch outings, speakers and theme parties.
Gentle yoga is offered Fridays at 10 am, cards and games Thursdays at 1:30 pm, chair volleyball Thursdays at 11:30 am, Zumba Gold on Fridays at 1 pm and arthritis foundation exercise Tuesdays and Thursdays at 12:30 pm
Blood pressure clinics are the second Tuesday of each month at 10 am, bingo is Tuesdays at 10:30 am, dulcimer lessons are Thursdays at 10:30 am and the senior knitting group meets Thursdays at 1 pm
Dr. Lara Poduska provides podiatric services by appointment at 216-662-0027. For HEAP information, call Community Action Council at 330-297-1456.
The Retired Old Men Eating Out group will go to Station 43 in Bainbridge on Aug. 16. The Red Hatters roundup will be Aug. 21 at Anna Maria, while an ice cream social will be Aug. 22 at 2 pm Music on the patio will be Aug. 29.
Trips coming up are:
Aug. 16 — progressive wine tasting tour; Aug. 17 — Red Hatters trip to Yours Truly in Hudson; Aug. 20 — William G. Mather, Imax Theater and International Womens Air and Space Museum; Aug. 21 — Horseshoe Casino; Aug. 23 — Cleveland church tour; Aug. 27 — Seneca Allegany Casino.
Sept. 10 — Hartville Kitchen and Flea Market; Sept. 12 — Packard Music Hall for Cornell Gunters Coasters; Sept. 14 — lunch bunch; Sept. 17 — Horseshoe Casino; Sept. 19 — Cleveland Ethnic Market tour and Dunhams Tavern; Sept. 25 — Lolly the Trolley Cleveland tour.
The parks/rec department is in the Walker Building on West Pioneer Trail. Hours are Mondays to Fridays from 8 am to 5 pm