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Dancing part of center’s afternoon

Published: Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012 1:15 a.m. CDT • Updated: Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012 7:57 p.m. CDT
Musical Express is the band for a harvest dance Sunday at Rock River Center in Oregon. Photo submitted by Diane Palmer.

OREGON ­ Musical Express will provide music for a dance Sunday at Rock River Center, 810 S. 10th St.

A variety of dance music will be played, including ballroom, country, waltz, rumba, fox trot, swine, line dance and Latin rhythm.

This event is open to the public of any age.

Participants who want to eat and watch the dancing also are welcome.

The doors will be open from 1 to 4 p.m. Admission is $5, payable at the door.

Cookies and apple cider will be served.

Other events are:

Milestones, a memory sharing group, will start up again at 10 a.m. Wednesday. Laurie Krager of Amboy Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center will lead the group. Future meetings will be at 10 a.m. on the third Wednesday of each month.

A free Wii bowling party will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday. Call the center to register. A prize will be awarded for the best bowling-themed outfit.

The Stump Jumpers nature walk group will travel Thursday to Anderson Japanese Gardens in Rockford. Admission to the gardens is by donation. The bus cost is $8 per person. Those attending should bring a sack lunch. Seating is limited, and registration is needed by calling the center by Monday.

The free October Lunch and Learn program will be Friday, with Dr. Mike Nelson from Aspiring Health Chiropractic Clinic speaking at 10:30 a.m. and a potluck lunch at 11:30   a.m. Anyone staying for lunch is asked to bring a dish to pass. Call the center to make reservations.

Amy Johnson of Walgreens will give a free medication safety program at 11 a.m. Oct. 23 at the center. Attendees can bring their medications for review. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. at the center, for $5. Bingo will start at 12:15 p.m.

Reservations are due by Thursday.

Call 815-732-3252 or 800-541-5479 to register for programs. Visit www.rockrivercenter.com or call for more information. 

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