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Reality Café brightens Valentine's Day

by jmaloni
Fri, Feb 3rd 2012 04:00 pm

Youth patrons of Reality Café at Nike Base Park on Whitehaven Road are holding another Valentine Get Crafty Night project on Friday, Feb. 3, to make St. Valentine's Day cards for seniors. Their handiwork, pictured at right, will brighten the tables and rooms for Grand Island Golden Agers and residents of the Riverwood at Elderwood Nursing Home.

Reality Cafe is looking for donations of arts and crafts, a disco ball, board and card games, and costumes. Donation nights are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 to 6 p.m.

Phyllis Didion, recreation leader for Reality Café, also reports that SNAP Fitness of Grand Island and Reality Café are joining together for a night to speak and demonstrate fitness for kids on Friday, Feb. 10, at 6 p.m.  Middle-schoolers are all invited to begin a challenge program of eating nutritiously and exercising by starting a chart and point system. Stacy Neelan, head personal trainer at Grand Island SNAP Fitness will be the speaker. (Participants are advised to bring sneakers.)

Also on the Reality Café calendar:

•Tuesday, Feb. 7 - Bowling Challenge on 360 Kinect

•Thursday, Feb. 9 - Karaoke Night

•Friday, Feb. 10 - Fitness Challenge Demonstration with SNAP Fitness Center Trainer of Grand Island

•Tuesday, Feb. 14 - Valentine's Party. Wear something red, and bring a sweet treat to pass

•Thursday, Feb. 16 - Board and Card Games Night. Learn a new game

•Friday, Feb. 17 - Dance Night Challenge on 360 Kinect

•Tuesday, Feb. 21 - Movie Night - "The Ringer" with Johnny Knoxville

•Thursday, Feb. 23 - Sports Night Challenge on 360 Kinect

•Friday, Feb. 24 - Leap Year Party, Arts and Crafts Night and Games

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