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: first, second and third Friday 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.

O’Neill Singers: This group of volunteers spread their cheerful voices to all area Senior living homes and practice at the O’Neill Center the first Wednesday and the last Wednesday each month. Please call for more information on becoming part of this community volunteer group.

Breakfast for Your Brain: 8 a.m., Aug. 1, 8, 15. This program is intended for active adults who wish to take part in a brain wellness program. Just as breakfast is important for your body, mind stimulation is important for your brain health. There is a great deal you can do to keep your brain and mind young. Each session will start off with a snack because sharing food with a group is a very good way to break down social barriers.

Honey Bees: 1 p.m., Aug. 18. Presented by Sam and Joyce Hammett, Members of Ohio State Beekeepers Association and owners of Anam-Cara Apiary. Are you, or someone you know, interested in becoming a beekeeper? Are you interested in knowing more about the art and science of honeybee keeping? Sam and Joyce will cover areas of honeybee keeping that include equipment, techniques, healthy life of a bee, challenges and extracting the honey. Call for seating

Lunch Bunch; 11:30 a.m., Aug. 22, Shoney’s, Pike St., Marietta.

Ice Cream Social: 1 p.m., Aug. 25. An ice cream social is a sure way to cool everyone off. Just the thing for a hot summer day! O’Neill’s annual ice cream social will include the Country Pickers performing their own brand of country music. We will serve vanilla ice cream cones or sundaes with all the topping for $3 per person. What a great way to celebrate the end of summer.

2-1-1 Program, 12:30 p.m., Aug. 27; Diane Bruno, board member for the United Way of Washington County, will present and discuss the Washington County 2-1-1 Information & Referral system. Every hour of every day, hundreds of people need essential human services-residents are looking for housing, health, or utility assistance, food pantries, help for an aging parent, addiction prevention programs for their teenage children, support groups and ways of becoming part of their community. Dialing 2-1-1 will connect residents with available federal, state and county services…. with one phone call.

Trips: Wheeling Island, Sept 3, $35, includes motor coach, stop at Mehlman’s Cafeteria for lunch on your own, $20 free slot play: Mountaineer Resort, Oct. 6-7, $100 double, $120 single, includes motor coach, $20 free slot play, $20 food vouchers: New York in the Fall, Oct. 20-23, $710 per person Double occupancy: Lancaster, Pa. Christmas Tour, Dec. 2-4, $425 per person double occupancy, includes 2 nights hotel, 2 breakfasts, 2 dinners including 1 Amish Style Dinner Feast, Sight & Sound Theater production of “Moses” Hershey Sweet Lights, Amish Farmlands Guided tour, F/X Theater production or “Jacob’s Choice”, Hershey’s Chocolate World, & Amish Farmers Market: 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 July 28 to Aug. 4


9:30 a.m. Rhythm Moves

11 a.m. Blood Pressure

11:30 a.m. Fun & Fit

1 p.m. Dominos

1 a.m. Internet Computer class


9:30 a.m. Line Dance

10:30 a.m. Tai Chi

12:30 p.m. Bridge

5:45 p.m .Zumba

6:30 p.m. Line Dance


9 a.m. Rhythm moves

10 a.m. Chair Volleyball

11:30 a.m. Fun & Fit


12:30 p.m. Hand & Foot Cards

1 p.m. Knitting

5:45 p.m. Zumba


8 a.m. Breakfast for your Brain

10 a.m. Chair Volleyball

10 a.m. Massage Appointments start

11:30 p.m. Fun & Fit

1 p.m. Movie- August Orange County


9:30 a.m. Rhythm Moves

11:30 a.m. Fun & Fit

1 p.m. Dominos