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Elizabeth Ortega-Lohmeyer is a Multimedia Bilingual Specialist with Montgomery County Recreation. She has lived in the County for 26 years and has been in the fields of media, public relations and marketing for most of that time. She began working in radio as a DJ when she was 15 years... Read more

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Lucky Ones are 55+ And They Have All The Fun

WO seniors.Montgomery County Recreation Senior Centers are full-service facilities with a wide range of activities that are open five days a week.  They provide a weekday lunch program, educational seminars, entertainment, and fitness classes. Transportation is available on a limited basis to most Senior Centers and Active Adult programs that serve nutritional lunches.  Call 240-777-4980 to find the center near you, or visit pages 86 to 97 of the Fall Guide.  Many of the activities and services are free.

Halloween Luncheon at Damascus
Luncheon is Thursday, October 31 at noon.  Call the Center for reservations at 240-777-6995. Cost of the meal is $7.00 for all ages. Damascus Senior Center is located at 9701 Main Street, Damascus, MD 20874.

Catoctin Colorfest (Thurmont)
The main festivities include craft vendors from around the country.  Many residents, shops, and local organizations set up food stands and yard sales throughout town.  This year there will be more than 360 vendors selling quilts, furniture, pottery, art, candles, stained glass decorations and more.  There are hundreds of tents all over town.  Crafts will be sold along Main Street and inside the community park, all within walking distance throughout the town.  Price is for transportation.  Food and beverage are on your own. Course #361986 fee: $39.00 for 55+, Saturday 10/22/13, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Call 240-777-6870 for more information.

Wanna Party
The Long Branch Senior Center offers the following parties:
Hispanic Heritage Celebration, Wednesday, October 30
Thanksgiving, Wednesday, November 27. Call 240-777-6975 for more information.

Pool / Billiard League
At Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11:00am.  Join in the fun at Montgomery County’s finest pool room!  Two 8-ball Pool Leagues are shooting during open hours.  Free.  Call 240-777-8085 for more information.

Fall Into The Habit
Holiday Park Senior Center Exercise classes, pre-registration required:>
Zumba, Zumba Gold, Zumba Toning, Zumba Wake-up call, Cardio Fit-Low Impact Aerobics and Strength Training, Bone Building, Line Dancing, Stability Ball, International Folk Dancing, Ballroom Dancing, Pilates, Yoga. Drop-in Workouts: Tai Chi, Tai Chi Sword, Easy Fit Dancing.
Call 240-777-4999 for schedule and for more information.

Elizabeth Ortega-Lohmeyer

About Elizabeth Ortega-Lohmeyer

Multimedia Bilingual Rec Specialist at Montgomery County Recreation, loves videos, flowers and dogs. Winner of the “Poder Con Ganas” award from the Hispanic Democratic Club of Montgomery County .


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