Luepke Center

1009 E McLoughlin Blvd.

(behind Marshall Center)
General information: 487-7050

 


 
ACTIVITIES

In the event of inclement weather, please call the Marshall/Luepke Inclement Weather Line at 360-487-7065. Thank you!

Special Morning Activities - Free: Activities begin around 10:30 a.m. in the Luepke Center Community Room unless otherwise noted. Call 360-487-7055 or 360-487-7050 for more information.

Candy Hearts Bingo: Tuesday, Feb. 9, 10:30 a.m. Bring a white elephant gift (something with a Valentine theme might be fun) and let's enjoy a delightful morning of Bingo!

Cupid's Arrow Dance: Thursday, Feb. 11, 10:30 a.m. Dance to live music and be sure to wear red, pink white or any color combination you like. Stay for a  lovely lunch provided by the Meals on Wheels people (suggested donation $3 or $7.39 if under 60).

Pittock Mansion Re-Enactment: Thursday, Feb. 18, 2:15 p.m.Do you love history? Join us for a fully costumed re-enactment of Mrs. Georgianna Pittock and her chauffeur. Light refreshments provided . $5 per person.

Robert Roy Workshop for Writers: Friday, Feb. 5, 1:30 p.m. Have you thought about writing about your memories, journals or notes you've tucked away in a folder somewhere? Perhaps you've always wanted to write but just didn't know where to begin. Well, here's your chance. This is a beginning writing group for people with litter or not experience. Robert Roy, a regular writer for The Messenger, will be available to answer questions and give advice. No experience needed. Join us for coffee and topics. To RSVP call 360-487-7055. Luepke Center Community Room.

Let’s Dance – Root Beer Floats: 2nd Thursday, 11-11:30 a.m. Sponsored by Pacific Specialty and Rehab Care.

Lunch and Learn: 4th Tuesday of each month, 11:30 a.m. Various health and wellness topics. Sponsored by Manor Care Salmon Creek.

Morning Dances and Bingo: 10:30 a.m. (Please note: Bands are subject to change.)

  • First Mondays: Dancing with Friends;
  • Second Mondays: John Harkness DJ (dancing);
  • Third Mondays: Jack Hillend (dancing);
  • Fourth Mondays: Kurtis Knight (dancing);
  • Tuesdays: White Elephant bingo, bring a new or used gift for a bingo card;
  • Wednesdays: John Lazzari dance music (dancing);
  • Thursdays: Games On! Join us on Thursday morning for a fund variety of games each week;
  • Fridays - Bingo, bring a box or canned food item. Please note: Bands are subject to change.

Meals on Wheels People: Enjoy a hot, nutritious meal provided by Meals on Wheels People, a nonprofit organization. Anyone 60 years of age and older is welcome to join us for lunch, regardless of income. Suggested lunch donation is $3. For more detailed information about home delivery or volunteer opportunities contact: Luepke Center, Wendy Egly, 360-695-3847. Mon. - Fri. 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Luepke Center Community Room.

Sunday Dances:  2-4 p.m. Bands are subject to change. Tickets are $4 at the door with light refreshments provided. Singles and couples welcome. Feb 7-John Lazzari, Feb. 14-John Bennett; Feb. 21-Charles and The Angels; Feb. 28-Lee Nicholas.

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CLUBS & CLINICS

Club Fees are $1 unless otherwise noted. If you would like more information, please contact Kelly Lund at 487-7036.

WANTED: Bingo Prizes.  PLEASE bring canned food or boxed food items; or any nifty gifty treasures you have that can be used as bingo prizes. Your support and good will are appreciated! For more information, please call 487-7055.

WANTED: Craft Club Leader. We are hoping to start a new, easy Craft Club and Luepke Center and are looking for an instructor. If you are interested in creative arts and crafts and have craft ideas, please call 360-487-7055.

WANTED: Chess Club. Great opportunity for a chess lover to teach beginners as well as those who would like to brush up on their chess skills.

WANTED: Games On! Luepke is starting a new Thursday morning Games On! activity. We are looking for someone who knows various old and new fun games and is good with people.

Bridge Clubs: 12:30-3:30 p.m. New players must call 360-487-7055 prior to joining a club.
Tuesdays – Advanced Bridge; Fridays – Intermediate Bridge Plus. Marshalll Center

50+ Computer Lab: Available to people 50 and older during designated hours. Internet and computer use agreement must be signed. Users will be required to sign in at Luepke Center Front Desk each time visit. Computer time is limited to 45 minutes.

Cribbage: Thursdays, 12:30-3 p.m.

Drawing and Painting Club: Wednesdays, 1:15-4:15 p.m. Bring art supplies! Draw or paint with the Free Model Guide. No instructor provided. For details, or if you would like to model call 487-7055.

Hand and Foot Card Club: Wednesdays, 12:30-3:30 p.m.

International Folk Dancing Club: Tuesdays, 3-4:15 p.m. No partner needed. Marshall Center Group Exercise Room.

Knitting/Crochet Club: Mondays, 10 a.m.-noon. Bring your own needles and yarn. this is a social knitting club/no instructor.

Mah Jongg: Mondays, 9 a.m.-noon, and Thursdays, 1-4 p.m. New members welcome. Contact Kelly at 487-7055 for more information.

Mah Jongg Learning Club: Thursdays, 10 a.m.-12:45 p.m. For information call club leader Ellen Fanale at 360-210-5645. (Extra supply fee payable to club leader.) Marshall Center.

Marshallaires Choir:  Mondays, 1-3 p.m. For membership or performance information please call 360-487-7055. New members welcome. No fee.

Men's Cooking: Fridays, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. MCC Center Kitchen and Conference Room. New members wanted. Call 487-7055; currently we requesting you register for the wait list.

On  Going Quilt Club: Mondays, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Marshall Center Craft Room East. Come visit with us and see our quilts. New members welcome!

Page Turners Book Club: 1st Wednesday, 10 a.m.-noon.

Pinochle Clubs: Tuesdays at Luepke, 12:30-3:30 p.m., and Fridays- Racehorse Pinochle at Marshall, 1-3 p.m.

Red Herring Mystery Book Club: 2nd Monday, 1-2 p.m. Join this lively group for exciting and interesting monthly discussions.

Vancouver Metro Senior Softball Association: For more information, cost, etc. please contact John Aarhus at 574-3017 or jtaarhus@comcast.net

Writing Group: Fridays, 10 a.m.-noon (no meeting first Friday of the month). The Friday Writing club is looking for people interested in writing poetry, memoirs and short stories. If you have put off projects and don't know where to start, have some writing you would like categorized, or just want to socialize with writers, we are looking for you. New members invited to join this fun adverturesome world of creativity!

Legal Clinic: Wednesdays, 1-3 p.m. (no fifth Wednesday) Appointment required. Please call 487-7050 to schedule your free half hour consultation with a volunteer attorney.

Blood Pressure and Pulse Oximetry: First Wednesday of each month, 11:30 a.m. Sponsored by Community Home Health Care and Hospice. Suite 1, Luepke Center. First Friday of each month at 9:30-11:30 a.m. Luepke Center Alcoa Room.

NEW - Money Matters Financial Clinic: 2nd Fridays. Luepke Conference Room. Meet one-on-one with financial adviser Laurel Numbers of Morgan Stanley. Topics include budgeting, settling or planning an estate, concerns about investments, financial transitions due to death or divorce, planning for aging and long-term care. To schedule your half-hour consultation, call Kelly Lund, 360-487-7055.

Go Green Recycle Bin, in the Luepke Center parking lot: Please join in this fundraising project by bringing your newspaper, cardboard and phone books for recycling. Funds received will go to 50+ Activities. Recycle bin available every day.

Please Note: All 50 and Better clubs are recreation based. club leaders regulate games and activities. Players must adhere to all club guidelines. Club guidelines can found at the Luepke Center front desk.

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SENIOR FITNESS AND WELLNESS

Focus on Fitness this year! Become a pass-holder at Firstenburg, Marshall or the Vancouver Tennis Center. Swim, play work out, or take group exercise classes for a low monthly fee. You'll find ways to  stay healthy and meet new friends at the same time. Firstenburg Community Center offers both SilverSneakers® and Silver&Fit® programs. The SilverSneakers® Fitness Program is offered in partnership with select health plans at no additional cost for Medicare-eligible members. The Silver&Fit® Fitness Program is designed specifically for Medicare beneficiaries and includes a membership at our facility. The Firstenburg Community Center offers a variety of over 35 senior exercise classes per week, including SilverSneakers® and Silver&Fit® formats! We invite our regular senior members to participate in these classes as long as we have room. Contact Tammy Jones, Senior Advisor at 487-7038 today to learn more about these great programs, or to find out if you are eligible for a no-additional cost membership!

Aerobic/Dance Studio

Fit for Life/Gentle Stretch: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 7:45-8:45 a.m. and 8:45-8:55 a.m.

Step, Jump & Pump: Mondays and Fridays, 9:05-10 a.m.

Zumba: Tuesdays, 9:05-10 a.m.

Multi-Step: Wednesdays, 9:05-10 a.m.

Total Body Blast: Thursdays, 9:05-10 a.m.

Low-Impact: Mondays and Fridays, 10:15-11:15 a.m.

Silver & Fit: Wednesdays, 10:15-11:15 a.m.; Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:30-11 a.m.

Chair Fitness: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:25-11:15 a.m.

Fitness for All: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:30-11:15 a.m.

Qigong ai Chi: Mondays, 11:25 a.m.-12:10 p.m.

T'ai Chi I: Tuesdays, 11:25 a.m.-12:10 p.m.

Tai' Chi II: Thursdays, 11:25 a.m. -12:10 p.m.

Tai' Chi III: Wednesdays, 11:25 a.m.-12:10 p.m.

Tai' Chi: Fridays, 1:15-2:15 p.m.

Zumba Tone Gold: Mondays, 12:15-1 p.m.

Gentle Flow Yoga: Fridays, noon-1 p.m.

Zumba Gold: Wednesdays, 12:30-1:15 p.m.

Gentle Yoga: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12:15-1:15 p.m.

Evening classes also available; please call 360-487-7090 for more information.

Aquatics/Pool - Water temperature is between 84-86 degrees.

Lap Swim: Mondays and Fridays, 5:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Wednesdays, 5:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Super Fit Deep: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 6-6:50 a.m.

Aqua Early Riser: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-6:50 a.m.

Aqua Zumba: Mondays, 8-8:50 a.m.

Deep Core Challenge: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8-8:50 a.m.

Aqua Fusion: Wednesdays and Fridays, 8-8:50 a.m.

Aqua Play: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 9-10 a.m.

Going Deep: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9-9:50 a.m.

Aqua Power: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 10-10:50 a.m.

Aqua Yoga: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 10:55-11:40 a.m.

Gentle Moves Class: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, noon-12:50 p.m.

Aqua Trim: Tuesdays and Thursdays, noon-12:50 p.m.

Aqua Pilates: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 12:55-1:25 p.m. Gently improve alignment, posture and balance. Suitable for all fitness levels and easy on your joints. No swimming skills are need to participate.

Gymnasium

50+ Basketball & Volleyball: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12-2 p.m. $2 per person. Marshall Community Center.

Foot Care Clinic: Receive routine treatment, have fungal nails trimmed, corns and calluses smoothed. Pre-registration is required. Clinician, Mona Barber. Call 360-487-7100 to set a 30-minute appointment. $34/$39.

Tuesdays, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Luepke Center, Alcoa Room. Appointments available Feb. 9, March 8, April 12.