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FRAIM NEWS UPDATES

 
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GYM CLOSED

 As a reminder, on Monday, January 31, the gym floor will have the first coat of oil finish applied. A second coat will then be applied on Wednesday or Thursday of next week which will require the gym to be closed through Friday, February 4. 


Therefore, all classes scheduled in the gym will be held in the Teen Center from January 31 through February 4. The gym will be open on Monday, February 7.


Pickleball will be canceled but will restart on Tuesday, February 8. Get ready for a nicer and safer gym floor!

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FRAIM WILL NOT BE HOLDING TAXES HERE

We just received notice from our AARP Tax Representative that income tax preparation will not take place at Fraim Center. It's unfortunate but it's due to many tax preparers dropping out because of Covid.


Because of the lack of tax preparers, the group that our representative is a part of, the Wilmington City group, can only staff four sites and they are:

  • Claymore Senior Center: 504 S. Clayton St., Wilmington, DE 19805, 302-543-2305

  • Wilmington Senior Center: 1901 N. Market St., Wilmington, DE 19802,         302-803-4320

  • New Castle Senior Center: 400 South St., New Castle, DE 19720, 302-326-4209

  • Absalom Jones: 310 Kiamensi Rd., Wilmington, DE 19804, 302-995-7636

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FEBRUARY ABSALOM JONES TRIPS

You must go to Ab Jones by Monday, January 31, 2022 to sign-up.

AbJones is located at 310 Kiamensi Rd., Wilmington, DE 19804.

Trips are first-come, first-serve!

Call 302-995-7636 for more info. or to see if seats are still available for a particular trip after 1/31.

  1. Wednesday, 2/2 – Ross Dress for Less, Newark, DE & Popeye’s, 9:00-2:00, Free but buy lunch.

  2. Friday, 2/4 – London Grove Village, Avondale, PA, 9:00-2:00, Free but buy lunch.

  3. Wednesday, 2/9 – Basilica National Shrine, Washington, DC, Coach Bus, 9:00-2:00, $40.00 + lunch.

  4. Thursday, 2/10 – Sweetheart Tattling Game Show at AbJones, 12:00, Free

  5. Friday, 2/11 – Dollar Store & Culver’s Restaurant, 9:00-2:00, Free but buy lunch.

  6. Monday, 2/14 – Bally’s Casino, Dover, DE, 9:00-2:00, Free but buy lunch.

  7. Wednesday, 2/16 – Cracker Barrel, Pennsville, NJ, 9:00-2:00, Free but buy lunch.

  8. Friday, 2/18 – Walmart, Middletown, DE & Taco Bell, 9:00-2:00, Free but buy lunch.

  9. Wednesday, 2/23, Cackleberry Farm Antique Mall, Paradise, PA, 9:00-2:00, Free but buy lunch.

  10. Friday, 2/26, Mystery Ride, Time TBD, Cost TBD.

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MONTHLY BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS

For your information, blood pressure screenings will be on the first Monday of every month from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. The next screenings will be held:

~Monday February 7th 

~Monday March 7th

~Monday April 4th 


At the table outside of the Fraim office. Blood pressure screenings can save lives so have yours checked regularly!

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UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE SPEAKER & LIGHT FAIR

Join us at 7:30am on Monday, February 7th for a light fair which will include pancakes, bananas and fruit bars. Following will be a speaker from the University of Delaware at 9am in the coffee room. The topic is Brain Training and it will be done like Jeopardy! Sign-up now!

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BINGO & FRAIM GAMES

Join us for some fun with your fraim friends and host Peggy! Bingo is normally held on the last Wednesday of every month! However, the next bingo game will be held on Wednesday, February 23rd at 9am in the coffee room! 

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PICKLEBALL FOR BEGINNERS

Join Casey on Monday February 28th at 10:30am in the gym for a fun class where you will learn the basics of how to play Pickleball! This class is free for all who would like to attend! There will only be a max of 10 slots so sign up sheets will be in the Pool and Gym! 

Note: If you have your own paddle please bring it with you!

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CHICKEN & GNOCCHI       
SOUP SALE

We will be having our annual soup sale Monday March 7th through Wednesday March 9th! Sign up sheets will be posted down in the Pool, and Gym as the event comes closer. Prices will also be determined closer to the event!

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ST. FRANCIS LIFE SPEAKER & LIGHT FAIR

Join us at 7:30am on Monday, March 14th for a light fair which will include pancakes, bananas and fruit bars. Following will be a speaker from St. Francis Life at 9am in the coffee room.  Sign-up now in the gym or pool area!

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50/50 RAFFLE!!!

We have on going raffles that are pulled every other month! The next 50/50 raffle winner will be pulled on Monday, March 14th at 10am! Tickets are one for $1.00 and six for $5.00 and are being sold in the Pool! Ask a lifeguard if you would like to purchase any tickets! Take your chance, and be our next lucky winner!

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NIAGARA FALLS AND TORONTO TRIP

We are so excited about this upcoming trip which will be from Monday, October 10, to Friday, October 14, 2022. If you would like to attend please call or email the office 302-658-8420 or fraimcenter@comcast.net

        

General information will be given such as price, payment plan, and travel insurance. Available will be detailed flyers from Diamond Tours and instructions on how to obtain a Passport Card to travel to Canada. This trip is open to family and friends so invite them to attend!

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WILDWOOD CREST TRIP

The trip this year will be from Sunday, September 11 to Wednesday, September 14 with transportation to and from in your own vehicle. It promises to be as relaxing and fun as you plan to make it!


Just some of what's included are a three nights stay at the Olympic Island Beach Resort, smoke-free rooms with an ocean and pool view, three breakfasts and two dinners, a large heated oceanfront pool, and a large sun deck overlooking the ocean.


Choose what to do from the many available activities or just enjoy the beach or sundeck. Historic Cape May is only 13 minutes away. Plan a day trip to Ocean City or Atlantic City. INVITE YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS NOW FOR THIS TERRIFIC GET-AWAY!

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Call or email the office asap for details on everything that's included and pricing. Last year's trip was enjoyed by everyone. There's much to adore at the Jersey shore!