Jan. 14 - Goliad Market Days and mission tours. Van will leave at 8 a.m. $25 each.* Jan. 17 - Lunch, Leisure and Learning workshop:The inside scoop on Alzheimer’s Disease with Bill Frost. Noon; bring your lunch. Jan. 18 - Trip to Welder Wildlife Reserve in Sinton for a day of guided birding, lectures and a museum tour. JELM will provide bag lunches and soft drinks. Bus leaves at 8 a.m. $25.* Jan. 19 - South Texas Opry. Bus will leave for Corpus Christi at 4:30 p.m. The cost includes admission; dinner will be available. $15.* Jan. 19-Feb. 9 - Stained glass class taught by Marilee Ahern of South Carolina. Thursdays at 1 p.m. Complete a window 12-inch by 14-inch window panel. Sign-up now; only six students allowed. $80 materials fee. Jan. 23 - San Antonio shopping trip. Bus will leave at 8 a.m. $40.* Jan. 23 - Illinois state dinner. 3 p.m. at the Butterchurn Restaurant in Aransas Pass. $8.11 (coffee, tea, or lemonade and tax included; tip is not.) Jan. 25 - Kayak trip, weather permitting. Meet in front of JELM at 8 a.m.to follow Dick Mooers to Shamrock Island docking area. Paddlers must provide their own transportation and kayak suitable for open water, 12-foot minimum. A PFD must be worn while paddling, and participants must be able to swim. A reasonable level of fitness is assumed. Jan. 25 - Winter Dance, featuring the Texas Stars Band with Carl Erwin. 6-9 p.m., PC. A variety of music, including line dancing, polka, chacha and waltzes will be played. Bring a snack to share, a buffet line will be setup during intermission; coffee and soft drinks provided. Prize drawings and a door prize will be awarded. Buy your tickets now. $5. Jan. 26 - Jewelry class: Skinny earrings with Jackie Gaskill, 1 p.m. in the classroom. Sign-up now, class size limited to 15 persons. Jan. 26 - Winery trip to Refugio. Bus will leave at noon. The cost includes lunch at Crofutt’s Sandwich Shop in Bayside. $25.* Jan. 27 - Volunteer appreciation luncheon in the PC. Feb. 2 - Nebraska state coffee. 1 p.m. in PC. Bring a snack and finger food to share. Questions may be directed to Pat Stopak at 749-5754. Feb. 3 - Iowa state coffee. 1 p.m. in PC. Bring a snack and finger food to share. Questions may be directed to Pat Byers at (319) 427- 0895. Feb. 4 - Birding at Choke Canyon State Park, hosted by Three Rivers Chamber of Commerce. Morning cinnamon rolls and coffee, a lunch time sandwich buffet and a Texas barbecue dinner will be provided, along with soft drinks all day. Ornithologists will guide tours and lectures and activities are planned throughout the day. Bus leaves at 6:30 a.m. $45. Boat tours also are available by Goin’s Bird Adventures for $25 per person or $40 per couple.* Feb. 10 - “Suspect Hollywood,” dinner theater. 7 p.m. Pollock Center. Choice of a chicken or beef entree. $20 per adult, $10 per child. Doors open 45 minutes before show time for appetizers. Feb. 11 - Goliad Market Days and mission tour. Bus will leave at 8 a.m. $25.* Feb. 11 - “Suspect Hollywood,” dinner theater. 7 p.m. Pollock Center. Choice of a chicken or beef entree. $20 per adult, $10 per child. Doors open 45 minutes before show time for appetizers. Feb. 12 - “Suspect Hollywood,” dinner theater. 12:30 p.m. Pollock Center. Choice of a chicken or beef entree. $20 per adult, $10 per child. Doors open 45 minutes before show time for appetizers. Feb. 13 - Birding at King Ranch. A Texas barbecue dinner and a four-hour wildlife and birding tour are included. Bus leaves at 11:30 a.m. $55.* Feb. 15 - Illinois state coffee. 1-3 p.m. in the PC. Bring a snack or finger food to share. Feb. 16 - South Texas Opry. Bus will leave for Corpus Christi at 4:30 p.m. Admission is included in cost; dinner will be available. $15.* Feb. 17 - San Antonio Rodeo and Lady Antebellum performance. Bus will leave at noon. $75.* Feb. 25 - San Antonio Rodeo, Trace Adkins performance and Xtreme Bulls matinee. Bus will leave at 8 a.m. $75.* Feb. 20 - San Antonio shopping trip. Bus will leave at 8 a.m. $40.* On-going: • HIV Testing, 1st and 3rd Tuesday each month, 10 a.m. JELM Center. Free. • JELM library has books, puzzles and games available for checkout. • Stop by anytime for coffee and cookies. Flyers are available for all activities. Office is open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
* Space is limited. Reservations are being accepted now. Must register at least a week before departure.