County senior center schedule

Marienville

MACA Building

927-6607:

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

Wednesday: 11/15: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.

Thursday: 11/16: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.

Endeavor

Township Building

463-7774:

Tuesday: 11/14: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.

Wednesday: 11/15: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.

Friday: 11/17: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.

Tidioute

Tidioute Towers

484-3020:

Monday: 11/13: cards, games, lunch at noon

Tuesday: 11/14: cards, games, lunch at noon

Thursday: 11/16: cards, games, lunch at noon

Sheffield

Pickering St.

968-5667

Monday: 11/13: pool & games, 9 a.m.; blood sugar testing, 11 a.m.; lunch at noon; exercise, 3-4 p.m.

Thursday: 11/16: pool & games, 9 a.m.; lunch at noon; exercise, 3-4 p.m.

Friday: 11/17: pool & games, 9 a.m.; lunch at noon; pool & games, 1 p.m.

Trips: Looking ahead to 2018 – Our first European trip to Iceland, Ireland & Scotland, April 30-May 10; 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 (11-13): Coffee, pool, hand & foot, cards, 9:30 a.m.; Just for Fun craft, 10:30 a.m.; Bistro salads, 12-1 p.m.; Scrabble Challenge, 12:30 p.m.; bingo, cards, 1 p.m.

Tuesday (11-14): One stroke painters get together, 9 a.m.; Bible study, 10:00 a.m.; Healthy Steps in Motion, 11 a.m.; Bistro salads, 12-1 p.m.; Warren County Christian Women’s luncheon/meeting at ACC (reservations required), 12 noon; bridge, 12:30 p.m.; Allegheny Belles line dancing, 12:45 p.m.; Pinochle, 1 p.m.Tuesday

Wednesday (11-15): Wednesday Walk, 9 a.m.; pool, 9:30 a.m.; Bistro Salads, 12-1 p.m.; Speaker, Tom Kollar, cards, Sunshine Bowling League at Riverside Lanes, 12:30 p.m.; Allegheny Belles line dancing, 12:45 p.m.; Mah-Jongg, 1 p.m.

Thursday (11-16): Watercolor class with Celia Knapp, 9 a.m.-noon; stamping group, 9:30 a.m.; Balance screening, 10:30 a.m.; Healthy Steps exercise, 11 a.m.; Bistro salads, 12-1 p.m.; T.O.P.S. weigh-in at 12 noon; T.O.P.S. meeting at 12:30 p.m.; bingo, 12:45 p.m.

Friday (11-17): ACC closed on Fridays

ACC is celebrating Thanksgiving with a delicious roasted turkey dinner on Thursday, November 16th, at 12 noon in the ACC dining room. Reservations are required no later than Monday, November 13th. Suggested donation for this congregate dinner is $3 per person and space is limited.

An AARP Smart Driver refresher course is being offered on Wednesday, November 29th, from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at ACC. For details and to sign up, please call 723-3237 or stop at the receptionists’ desk at ACC.

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 noon lunches 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

Making a difference 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, 11/13 thru 11/16: Monday, baked ziti w/meatballs, salad, Italian bread, tropical fruit salad; Tuesday, breaded chicken, au gratin potatoes, sweet peas, wheat bread, mandarin oranges; Wednesday, baked salmon, brown rice, broccoli, white bread, pineapple tidbits; Thursday, Special for Thanksgiving, roasted turkey w/gravy, stuffing, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, cranberry sauce, pumpkin dessert, Friday, ACC closed: Marienville: Mon., Wed., & Thurs. meals from the ACC lunch schedule; Endeavor: Tues. & Wed. meals from the ACC lunch schedule & the Fri. meal of mushroom Swiss burger in a bun, cauliflower soup w/crackers, fresh seasonal fruit: Mon., Tuesday & Thurs. meals from the ACC lunch schedule; Sheffield: Mon. & Thurs. meals from the ACC lunch schedule & the Fri. meal of mushroom Swiss burger in a bun, cauliflower soup w/crackers, fresh seasonal 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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