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Bear Creek Community Center offers programs

July 9, 2018 GMT

The Bear Creek Community Center temporarily offers classes and programs at the Glazier Senior Education Center, 16600 Pine Forest Lane in Houston. The center is closed for the Fourth of July.

In addition to ongoing activities, Harris County Precinct 3 Commissioner Steve Radack’s Bear Creek Community Center is now offering the following upcoming events and activities for the summer. Programs at the center typically require advance registration. An adult must accompany and remain with anyone under the age of 18 who is visiting the center. Visit www.pct3.com for a calendar of events. For more information, call 713-274-3190.

Emergency Preparedness

Wednesday, July 11, from 1-2 p.m. We all remember Harvey and the water that rose so quickly. Learn what you should do to prepare for the next disaster. Learn the essentials for making a plan, building a kit, and how to stay informed.

Home Ownership

Saturday, July 14, from 10 a.m.-noon. Gain insight on various federal home ownership loans, down payment assistance, and repair programs available to potential and current homeowners. Call 713-274-3190 to register.

Herb Gardening

Listen to an expert from the Harris County Texas Agriculture and Extension Office speak about which herbs grow best in Harris County, different uses for those herbs, if the plant is perennial or annual, and the growing conditions they prefer. There will be a show and tell with a few fresh herbs on Wednesday, July 18, from 1-2:30 p.m. Call 713-274-3190 to register.

Children’s Immunizations by the Harris Health System

Trouble Shooters Immunization Mobile Program will be Glazier Senior Education Center to give children’s immunizations from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, July 21.

Medical Education

Whether you are just joining or have been in Medicare for years, there are things you may not know about Medicare or your needs and expenses. Join us on Friday, July 23, from 7-8 p.m. to hear this information. Call 713-274-3190 to register.

Home Health Care? Who Qualifies?

Wednesday, July 25, from 1-2 p.m. Learn what Home Health Care assistance is and what services it can provide to you or your loved one. Who qualifies for this service? Is there financial assistance available? Call 713-274-3190 to register.

Family Zumba

All ages are welcome to this high-energy cardio class offering a mix of Latin and International dance moves. Classes are from 6-7 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays. Call 713-274-3190 to register.

Needlework

Sew, visit and share your creative ideas with others every Tuesday from 9:30-11:45 a.m. Call 713-274-3190 to register.

Chair Yoga

This class is perfect for anyone with mobility or balance limitations. Chair yoga involves performing specific poses while using the support of a chair. The class meets every Friday from 10-11 a.m. Call 713-274-3190 to register.

Tai Chi

Every Saturday morning from 8:30-9:30 a.m. learn this ancient Chinese art that integrates and strengthens mind and body through slow, practiced movements that help to lower stress and blood pressure. Call 713-274-3190 to register.