O’Neill Center schedule

Upcoming events and activities at the O’Neill Center at 333 Fourth St., Marietta:

To register for classes call 373-3914.

Massage Appointments: added another day, the fourth Thursday of each month; call for appointment times and reservations.

Zumba Classes: 5:45 to 6:45 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday; $25 for six classes; Becky Lightfritz, ZIN Certified Instructor; open to the public; all ages.

Line Dance with Donnie Allen: everyone welcome, open to public; Day classes, Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m., $5 per class; evening classes, 5:30 to 6 p.m., Free Steps taught – 6 to 7 p.m., beginners $5, 7 to 8 p.m. – open dance.

Rhythm Moves: Monday 9:30 a.m.; Wednesday, 9 a.m.; Dance moves to music: 45 minute class- $3 per class or 6 classes for $15.

Fun & Fit Exercise Class: 11:30 a.m. to noon, Monday, Wednesday, Fridays, geared to seniors 50+; fun fitness class using bands, weights, low impact aerobics set to lively music; $12 per month.

Marietta College Art Exhibit: April 4, 2 to 4 p.m.; “A Historical Event in the Life of a Senior” will be the theme of Marietta College students’ showcased artwork. Five college students have been matched with seniors from the O’Neill Center to work together on this semester project. Students are meeting with their assigned senior to get to know their historical event that is so vivid in the senior’s memory. This showing will feature college students’ pieces while exhibiting the lives of seniors.

Ohio History Series: April 7, 14, 21, 28, 1 p.m.; What do you know about Ohio History? Attend this special exciting series and broaden your knowledge! Guests are in for a special treat as Gary Williams, author and graduate of Marietta College, presents these topics from his four books that he has written. Williams recently moved to Steubenville, Ohio after retiring as a librarian in the Caldwell area. The fee for this class is $8 for all 4 classes. Attend one or all of them, but don’t miss this exciting program series: April 7 Presidents, from Ohio; April 14 Forts of Ohio; April 21 Underground Railroad; April 28 Civil War Generals of Ohio.

AARP Safe Driving Course: April 23, 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; The Safe Driving Program is a classroom driver improvement course designed for drivers aged 50 and older, although there is no age limit. This program developed by AARP can sharpen driving skills, help prevent accidents and keep older drivers on the road longer and more safely. For many people, the Safe Driving Class can also save money on car insurance. Ohio Law permits auto insurance carriers to offer a discount on premiums to qualified graduates of the approved AARP class. Policyholders should contact their insurance carrier for more information about such discounts. Registration forms can be completed by calling O’Neill Center, 373- 3914. The cost of the class is $15 for AARP members and $20 for nonmembers. Checks are to be made payable to AARP.

Trips: Meadows Racetrack and Casino, May 5, $38 per person includes motor coach transportation, casino slot free play: Wheeling Island, June 25, $35 per person includes transportation, slot play, and a stop for lunch on your own at Melhman’s Cafeteria: 373-3914 for more details and itinerary for each trip.

Computer lab: Marietta College computer lab assistants are available from noon to 2 p.m. on Mondays; 2:15 to 4 p.m., Tuesdays; 2 to 3:30 p.m., Wednesdays; 10 to 11:30 a.m., Thursdays; and 2 to 3:30 p.m. Fridays.

Blood sugar and Blood Pressure Screening: Screening is available the first Wednesday and Thursday of each month from 8:30 to 10 a.m. provided by Marietta City Health Department and Ohio Home Care of Belpre.

Blood Pressure Testing: Testing available from 10 a.m. to noon the first and third Monday of every month.

Bible Study Group: Group meets at 10 a.m. the second and fourth Tuesday each month. Everyone is welcome to join this group discussing books of the Bible.

Quilting Group: Group meets at 9:30 a.m. every second Wednesday each month.

Week of March 31 to April 7


9:30 a.m. Rhythm Moves

11:30 a.m. Fun & Fit

1 p.m. Dominos


9:30 a.m. Line Dance

10 a.m. Book Group

10:30 a.m Tai Chi

12:30 p.m. Bridge

5:45 p.m. Zumba

6:30 p.m Line Dance


9:30 a.m. Fruit Scoops

10 a.m. Chair Volleyball

11:30 p.m. Fun & Fit

3 p.m. Chair Yoga


10 a.m. Bingo

12:30 p.m. Hand & Foot Cards

1 p.m. Knitting

5:45 p.m. Zumba


10 a.m. Chair Volleyball

10 a.m. Massage appointments

11:30 p.m. Fun & Fit

1 p.m. Movie -Captain Phillips

2 p.m. Marietta College Art Show


11:30 a.m. Fun & Fit

1 p.m. Dominos

1 p.m. Ohio History Series