senior activities

Teal brings slice of Greek culture to Navarre

Teal brings slice of Greek culture to Navarre

Dimitra Teal has been teaching Greek Dancing at the Holley Navarre Senior Center since last year, and her reason for doing so is fairly simple. “I am Greek. This (dancing) is what I have known my whole life. I figured, why not teach it,” Teal said. She teaches the class once a week at the […]

Roundtable provides one-stop shop for senior resources

Roundtable provides one-stop shop for senior resources

Putting valuable information into the hands of senior citizens is what the Senior Resources Roundtable is all about. Formed in 2008, the nearly decade-old group features individuals from a variety of professions – skilled in everything from assisted living and legal help to financial advice and home organization – and the goal is to provide […]

Senior Center aims to boost membership

Senior Center aims to boost membership

As the year winds down, the push to attract members for the Holley-Navarre Senior Center picks up. The membership drive is underway and will run through the end of the year. “Our membership is at 271 right now. We have set a goal to try to get to 300 for the year,” said Jim Russell, […]

Wii bowling brings new form of fun to senior center

Wii bowling brings new form of fun to senior center

Don Brown had been searching for a new activity to bring to the Holley Navarre Senior Center. He had no idea one was right around the corner, or in this case, right inside the office of the center. “We had a Wii inside a box and no one was using it,” Brown said. “It was […]

Friendships blossom at weekly crafting get-together

Friendships blossom at weekly crafting get-together

Cheri Wren joined the crafting group at the Holley-Navarre Senior Center last spring. Her son encouraged her to do it. “My son kept nagging me to get active,” Wren said with a laugh. “He wanted me to do something besides sit at the house and crochet.” Read the full article in the March 16 issue […]

Holley Navarre Senior Center solves mystery

Holley Navarre Senior Center solves mystery

To a sold-out crowd on Feb. 6, the Holley Navarre Senior Center Mystery Dinner Theater group gave a rousing performance of the murder mystery “‘Pasta, Passion and Pistols.” The center was transformed into a little Italian restaurant in Little Italy, N.Y. for the play. Restaurant owner Pepi Roni was shot in the back and the […]