County senior center schedule

Marienville

MACA Building

927-6607:

Monday: 10/09: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.

Wednesday: 10/11: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.

Thursday: 10/12: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.

Endeavor

Township Building

463-7774:

Tuesday: 10/10: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.

Wednesday: 10/11: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.

Friday: 10/13: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.

Tidioute

Tidioute Towers

484-3020:

Monday: 10/09: Closed for Labor Day

Tuesday: 10/10: cards, games, lunch at noon

Thursday: 10/12: cards, games, lunch at noon

Sheffield

Pickering St.

968-5667

Monday: 10/09: blood sugar testing, 8:30-11:30 a.m.; pool & games, 9 a.m.; “Old Times songs” speaker, 11 a.m.; lunch at noon, pool & games, 1 p.m.; exercise, 3-4 p.m.

Thursday: 10/12: pool & games, 9 a.m.; lunch at noon; bingo, 12:30 p.m.; exercise, 3-4 p.m.

Friday: 10/13: 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.

Allegheny

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

Monday (10-09): Coffee, pool, hand & foot, cards, 9:30; Craft fun for Halloween, 11 a.m.; Bistro, 12-1 p.m.; Scrabble Challenge, 12:30 p.m.; bingo, cards, 1 p.m.

Tuesday (10-10): Bible study, 10:00 a.m.; Healthy Steps in Motion, 11 a.m.; Bistro Salads, 12-1 p.m.; WCW luncheon/meeting, 12 noon; bridge, 12:30 p.m.; Pinochle, Allegheny Belles line dancing, 12:45 p.m.; bocce at Betts, 2 p.m.Tuesday

Wednesday (10-11): AARP Smart Driver Refresher course, 8:30 a.m.; Wednesday Walk, 9 a.m.; pool, 9:30 a.m.; Brain games, 11 a.m.; Bistro Salads, 12-1 p.m.; cards, Sunshine Bowling League at Riverside Lanes, 12:30 p.m.; Allegheny Belles line dancing, 12:45 p.m.; Mah-Jongg, make a mug pie, 1 p.m.

Thursday (10-12): Watercolor class with Celia Knapp, 9 a.m.-noon; stamping group, 9:30 a.m.; Scarecrow Man, 10 a.m.; Healthy Steps exercise, 11 a.m.; Bistro salads, 12-1 p.m.; T.O.P.S. weigh-in at 12 noon and meeting at 12:30 p.m.; bingo, 12:45 p.m.; bocce at Betts, 2 p.m.

Friday (10-13): ACC closed on Fridays

Better hurry, the AARP Smart Driver Refresher course is being offered on October 11 from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Allegheny Community Center, 42 Clark Street, in Warren. This 4-hour course is offered to Pennsylvania residents to help them meet their continued insurance discount requirement earned by completing the 8-hour full course. Call 723-3237 to make your required registration to take this course.

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

You’ll want to mark your calendar on October 27th from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. as Senior Expo day (of education and fun) at the TAWC/ACC building on Clark Street in Warren. Over 80 vendors – health screenings, flu shots, giveaways, volunteer fair, free lunch of hotdogs & sloppy Joes provided by TOPS Market and more! You don’t want to miss this!

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.

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

Volunteer Opportunities 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. 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. Volunteer 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!

Lunches

The Warren-Forest Area Agency on Aging will serve the following lunch menu at various locations: Allegheny Community Center in Warren, 10/09 thru 10/12: Monday, burgundy beef w/mushrooms, egg noodles, broccoli & carrots, wheat bread, mixed fruit salad; Tuesday, pork chop w/gravy, whipped potatoes, braised cabbage, white bread, apple crisp; Wednesday, pizza burger on a bun, baked potato bites, creamy coleslaw, sherbet; Thursday, chicken & white bean chili, tossed salad w/dressing, baked potato, corn drop biscuit, mandarin oranges; Friday, ACC closed: Marienville: Mon., Wed., & Thurs. meals from the ACC lunch schedule; Endeavor: Tues. & Wed. meals from the ACC lunch schedule & Friday meal of baked crab cake, cheesy shells, sweet peas, white bread, tropical fruit: Mon., Tuesday & Thurs. meals from the ACC lunch schedule; Sheffield: Mon. & Thurs. meals from the ACC lunch schedule & Fri. meal of baked crab cake, cheesy shells, sweet peas, white bread, tropical fruit.

Eligible participation is 60 years and older with a suggested meal donation of $3. 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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