Seniors can express their creative sides while having fun and meeting other people at two local drum circles.

The first is during the Jewish Family & Children’s Service’s next Memory Café on Thursday, Nov. 7,  from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Participants will play drums with special guest artist Keith Johnson, artist and founder of Sankofa Island Magic, at Beth El Congregation at 1118 W. Glendale Ave. Admission is free; register to or by calling 602-452-4627.

The AARP AZ Healthy Rhythms Drum Circle will take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 26 at Church of the Beatitudes, 555 W. Glendale Ave. No musical experience is necessary and the drums and other percussion instruments will be provided. To register, visit



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