County senior center schedule

Marienville

MACA Building

927-6607:

Monday: 11/20: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.

Wednesday: 11/22: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.

Thursday: 11/23: Closed for Thanksgiving

Endeavor

Township Building

463-7774:

Tuesday: 11/21: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.

Wednesday: 11/22: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.

Friday: 11/24: Closed for Thanksgiving

Tidioute

Tidioute Towers

484-3020:

Monday: 11/20: cards, games, lunch at noon

Tuesday: 11/21: cards, games, lunch at noon

Thursday: 11/23: Closed for Thanksgiving

Sheffield

Pickering St.

968-5667

Monday: 11/20: pool & games, 9 a.m.; blood sugar testing, 11 a.m.; lunch at noon; exercise, 3-4 p.m.

Thursday: 11/23: Closed for Thanksgiving

Friday: 11/24: Closed for Thanksgiving

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 (11-20): Coffee, pool, hand & foot, cards, 9:30 a.m.; Make it-bake it, 10:30 a.m.; free blood pressure taken by nurses, (new time) 10:30-11:30 a.m.; Bistro salads, 12-1 p.m.; Scrabble Challenge, 12:30 p.m.; bingo, cards, 1 p.m.

Tuesday (11-21): 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.; bridge, 12:30 p.m.; Allegheny Belles line dancing, 12:45 p.m.; Pinochle, 1 p.m.Tuesday

Wednesday (11-22): Wednesday Walk, 9 a.m.; pool, 9:30 a.m.; Bistro Salads, 12-1 p.m.; cards, Sunshine Bowling League at Riverside Lanes, 12:30 p.m.; Allegheny Belles line dancing, Let’s make a pumpkin pie in a mug to enjoy, 12:45 p.m.; Mah-Jongg, 1 p.m.

Thursday (11-23): ACC closed for Thanksgiving

Friday (11-24): ACC closed for extra time to give thanks and enjoy!

Happy Thanksgiving Holiday to all of you!

Congratulations to this week’s ACC Pinochle winners Carolyn O’Donnell and Dory Jamieson! Pinochle players are invited to join them on Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m. in the ACC dining room.

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 menu at Allegheny Community Center and other Warren-Forest centers March 7-11: Monday: sloppy joe; Tuesday: chicken & biscuits; Wednesday: pizza sub; Thursday: hot turkey sandwich; Friday: picnic buffet.

Locations at Marienville, Sheffield, Tidioute and Endeavor will serve menus from Monday, Tuesday and Friday for the three-day sites.

Eligible participation is 60 years and older with a suggested donation of $3. Call 723-3763 for information regarding congregate meal sites or center locations. Menu is subject to change based on availability.

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