County senior center schedule

Marienville

MACA Building

927-6607

Open 9 am to 3 pm every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday:

Monday: bingo, cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.

Wednesday: bingo, cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.

Thursday: bonus bingo, cards, games, Healthy Steps in Motion at 11:30 a.m., lunch at 11:45 a.m.

22nd thru 24th Octoberfest- the center will have a booth set up near the bank

27th – Trip to see Elk, leaving at 1pm

Endeavor

Township Building

463-7774

Open 9 am to 3 pm, every Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday:

Tuesday: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.

Wednesday: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.

Friday: bingo, cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.

Tidioute

Tidioute Towers, 174 Main St.

484-3020

Open 9 am to 3 pm every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday:

Monday: cards, games, lunch at noon

Tuesday: cards, games, lunch at noon

Thursday: cards, games, lunch at noon

Adult Coloring every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday. Games every Monday after lunch. Bingo every Tuesday after lunch.

Sheffield

Pickering St.

968-5667

Open Mondays, Thursdays & Fridays 9am to 4pm:

Monday: Blood Sugar testing 8:30-11:30 pm, Pool & games, lunch, Pool & games, Exercise 3-4 pm

Thursday: pool & games, 9 a.m.; Advisory Council meeting, 10:30 a.m.; lunch at noon; pool & bingo, 1 p.m.; exercise, 3-4 p.m.

Friday: pool & games, 9 a.m.; lunch at noon; pool & games, 1 p.m.

Trips: Looking ahead to 2018 – Lancaster Sight & Sound Theater for newest production of “Jesus”, June 12-13; Wildwood, Cape May, Atlantic City & Philadelphia tours of city highlights, September 18-21. Brochures available at the Hospitality Center or at the Allegheny Community Center.

Allegheny

Community Center, TAWC Building, 2nd floor, at 42 Clark St., 723-3237:

Monday (9-11): Coffee, Pool, Hand & Foot cards, 8:30 a.m.; Blood pressures, 10:30 a.m.; Craft fun, 10:30 a.m.; Jammer music 11 a.m. to noon.

Tuesday (9-12): Bible study, 10:00 a.m.; Healthy Steps in Motion, 11 a.m.; Christian Women’s Lunch & Bistro Salads, 12-1 p.m.; bridge, 12:30 p.m.; Allegheny Belles line dancing, 12:45 p.m.; Pinochle, 1 p.m.Tuesday

Wednesday (9-13): AARP Smart Drivers’ Full course, part 2, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Flu shots, 9 to 11:30 a.m.; Wednesday Walk, 9 a.m.; pool, 9:30 a.m.; Bistro Salads, 12-1 p.m.; cards, 12:30 p.m.; Allegheny Belles line dancing, Scrabble challenge, 12:45 p.m.; Mah-Jongg, 1 p.m.

Thursday (9-14): Watercolor class with Celia Knapp, 9 a.m.-noon; stamping group, 9:30 a.m.; Healthy Steps exercise, 11 a.m.; Bistro salads, 12-1 p.m.; Songs for Seniors, 11:30 to noon; Birthday party at lunch, noon; T.O.P.S. weigh-in at 12 noon and meeting at 12:30 p.m.; bingo, 12:45 p.m.

Friday (9-15): ACC closed on Fridays

Flu shots will be given at Allegheny Community Center on September 13th from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m. Your Medicare card is required. Self-pay is $30 for 3-strain immunization and $40 for 4-strain immunization. Shots will be given at Endeavor Senior Center on September 27 from 9-11:30 a.m., at Marienville Senior Center on October 2 from 9-11:30 a.m. and at Tidioute Senior Center on October 16 from 9-11:30 a.m. Flu shots will be administered by Gaughn’s Drug Store.

Congratulations to this week’s ACC Pinochle winners Marie Chambers, Maureen Gonano and Irene Rice! Pinochle players are invited to join them on Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m. in the ACC dining room.

Sign up now for the September Out and About trip to Double D’s in Garland for dinner! The TAWC bus can pick you up and bring you back to your home or you can ride from the ACC. Trip leaves at 4 pm. Call the center before it’s all booked up!

Remember to call ACC at 723-4180 by 11:00 a.m. at least 2 DAYS IN ADVANCE to make your noon lunch reservations. A monthly meal calendar can be picked up at the center and meals can be reserved well in advance, just not less than 2 days in advance. The suggested reserved-meal donation for all those 60 and over is $3. All meals are well balanced and planned to provide maximum nutritional benefits.

Volunteering

At our local senior community centers –

Meal Service–Volunteers are needed in centers to help in the kitchen and for clean-up for meal service.

Custodial Service–Love to clean? Volunteers are also needed at the ACC to assist the staff with daily or weekly cleaning.

Apprise volunteers needed–Call Elaine Krill at the Aging office (723-3763, ext 123) to ask about being trained to help others with their insurance choices!

Ombudsman–These volunteers are advocates–see page 12 for more details. Call Joy at the Aging office to talk about the program at 723-3237, ext 125.

Looking ahead to next year’s tax season– We are always recruiting people to become a trained volunteer tax preparer to assist filing income tax, PA Property tax and Rent Rebates. Training is provided by the IRS.

Also for 2018– The ACC is also looking for a few volunteers to help make tax appointments using an online scheduling database. Must be computer literate.

At the Allegheny Community Greenhouse–Located on the grounds of the Warren State Hospital – looking for assistance with greenhouse planting and maintenance.

At the Toy Shoppe–Also located on the grounds of the Warren State Hospital – help to make wooden toys that are gifted to local children. Make a Difference!

Call Sue Himes at the ACC (723-3237, extension 13) if you have questions about these volunteer opportunities!

ACC is open now Mondays through Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. ACC is closed on legal holidays and on those days when Warren County schools are closed unexpectedly due to bad weather.

Lunches

The Warren-Forest Area Agency on Aging will serve the following lunch menu at various locations: Allegheny Community Center in Warren, 09/11 thru 09/14: Monday, meatball sandwich with sauce and cheese, seasoned redskin potatoes, mixed bean medley, fresh fruit; Tuesday, roasted turkey with gravy, mashed potatoes, peas and carrots, bread and ice cream; Wednesday, chef salad, wedding soup with crackers, breadsticks and sliced pears; Thursday, baked lemon pepper chicken thigh with gravy, wild rice, Brussel sprouts, bread and peaches; Friday, ACC closed:

Marienville: Mon., Wed., & Thurs. meals from the ACC lunch schedule

Endeavor: Tues. & Wed. meals from the ACC lunch schedule & Friday, BBQ ribette, sweet potato bites, mixed vegetables, corn drop biscuit and brownie

Tidioute Mon., Tuesday & Thurs. meals from the ACC lunch schedule

Sheffield: Mon. & Thurs. meals from the ACC lunch schedule & Friday, BBQ ribette, sweet potato bites, mixed vegetables, corn drop biscuit and brownie

Eligible participation is 60 years and older with a suggested meal donation of $3, or $4 for those under 60 years old. Call AAA at 723-3763 for info about congregate meal sites or center locations. Menu is subject to change if necessary.

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