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.

Hopping Heat Wave Dance and Dine: Friday, Aug. 7, 10:15 a.m. Summer is burning with fun and dancing at the Luepke Center, so bring a friend and enjoy some great Southern fun, food and mocktails. Featuring Earthquake Ethel's Roadhouse Jazz Band. Lunch provided by Meals on Wheels ($3 suggested donation for 60 and older, $6.95 under 60). No bingo.

Tropical Paradise Dance with The Playmates: Thursday, Aug. 20. The Playmates will bring the flavor of a summer paradise with fantastic musical favorites! Join the fun and wear something tropical.

Still Cruisin Along - A Tropical Holiday Tour: Thursday, Sept. 10, 6:30 p.m., and Friday, Sept. 11, 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Join the members of the Young At Heart (YAH) Senior Theatre club as  they head out to sea in their September musical. this original variety production will be presented on stage in the Luepke Center Community Room. The cast will sing, act and dance the audience thru a fun-filled cruise that departs from Florida, travels through the Caribbean and Panama Canal, over to the Hawaiian Islands and back to the states to dock in San Diego. Friday morning performance is free! Evening performances are $5 per person per show at the door. For more information please call 360-487-7050 or 360-487-7055.

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.

  • First Mondays: Florence & Friends (dancing);
  • Second Mondays: Mystery Monday (dancing);
  • Third Mondays: Jack Hillend (dancing);
  • Fourth Mondays: Smooth Country Blues with John Cannon (dancing);
  • Tuesdays: White Elephant bingo, bring a new or used gift for a bingo card;
  • Wednesdays: John Lazzari dance music (dancing);
  • Thursdays: The Playmates (dancing);
  • 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 $3 at the door with light refreshments provided. Aug. 2-John Lazzari; Aug. 9-Charles Suniga and The Angels; Aug. 16-John Bennett; Aug. 23-Plus 5 Trio; Aug. 30-Charles Suniga and The Angels.

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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: 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.

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

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 prior to use. 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 call 487-7055.

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

International Folk Dance: Tuesdays, 3-4:30 p.m. Marshall Oak 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.

Marshallaires Choir: NO meetings in August. Club resumes on Mondays, 1-3 p.m. beginning Sept. 14. For membership or performance information, contact Richard Smitley at 576-0752. New members welcome. No fee.

Men's Cooking: Fridays, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Call 487-7055 before joining. MCC Center Kitchen and Conference Room. New members wanted.

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 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.

NEW Tai Chi Practice Club: Fridays, 1:15-3 p.m., Marshall group exercise room.

50+ Basketball & Volleyball: Tuesday and Thursday, noon – 2 p.m. $2 per person. Marshall Center Gym.

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).

Legal Clinic: Wednesdays, 1-3 p.m. 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.

Blood Pressure Check with Delta: First Friday of each month at 9:30-11:30 a.m. Luepke Center Alcoa Room.

SHIBA (State Health Insurance Benefit Advisors): By appointment only; please call 360-735-3681 to schedule your date and time.

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 (low impact): Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 7:45-8:45 a.m.

Mat Pilates: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7:50-8:50 a.m.

Senior Circuit: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:10-8:55 a.m. or 9-9:45 a.m.

Gentle Stretch: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 8:45-8:55 a.m.

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

Silver & Fit Excel: Wednesdays, 10:15-11:15 a.m.

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

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

Sun Style T'ai Chi: Wednesdays, 11:25 a.m.-12:10 p.m.

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

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

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

Silver & Fit Experience: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:30-2:20 p.m.

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

Aqua Yoga: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 11:00 -11:30 a.m. Increase flexibility and quiet the mind as you join us for this class that is gentle on the muscles and joints.

Gentle Moves Class: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Improve range of motion and joint health as you move through the soothing medium of warm water. Improve muscle tone, flexibility and balance.

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, 9 a.m.-noon. Luepke Center, Suite 1. Appointments available August 11 and August 18.