Senior Center Schedules  & News

Monday (11-27): Coffee, pool, hand & foot, cards, 9:30 a.m.; Bistro salads, 12-1 p.m.; Scrabble Challenge, 12:30 p.m.; bingo, cards, 1 p.m.

Tuesday (11-28): 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.

Wednesday (11-29): AARP Refresher Smart Driver course, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Wednesday Walk, 9 a.m.; pool, 9:30 a.m.; Bistro Salads, 12-1 p.m.; Trash & Treasure bingo, 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 (11-30): 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.; T.O.P.S. weigh-in at 12 noon; T.O.P.S. meeting at 12:30 p.m.; bingo, 12:45 p.m.; Out & About, 4 p.m.

Friday (12-01): ACC closed on Fridays

Congratulations to this week’s ACC Pinochle winners Henry Hus, Dory Jamieson, Irene Rice and Lois Colvin! Pinochle players are invited to join them on Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m. in the ACC dining room.

Grandma’s Holiday 2017 Cookie Assortment will be for sale on Wednesday, December 13, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the ACC dining room sales area. These delicious cookies will be fresh baked and decorated in the ACC kitchen (overlooking the Allegheny River winter-scape) by ACC’s experienced cookie-baking volunteers. See you at the sale!

An AARP Smart Driver 8-hour full course is being offered on Wednesday, December 6, and on Wednesday, December 13, 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 two 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, 11/27 thru 11/30: Monday, burgundy beef w/mushrooms, egg noodles, broccoli & carrots, wheat bread, pears; Tuesday, chicken & white bean chili, tossed salad, baked potato, corn drop biscuit, mandarin oranges; Wednesday, pizza burger in a bun, potato bites, coleslaw, sherbet or ice cream; Thursday, center cut pork chop, gravy, whipped potatoes, braised cabbage, white bread, apple crisp; Friday, ACC closed: Marienville: Mon., Wed. & Thurs. meals from the ACC lunch schedule; Endeavor: Tues. & Wed. meals from the ACC lunch schedule & Fri. meal of fish, shells & cheese, sweet peas, white bread, tropical fruit: Tidioute: Mon., Tues. & Thurs. from the ACC lunch schedule; Sheffield: Mon. & Thurs. meals from the ACC lunch schedule & Fri. meal of fish, shells & cheese, 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.

Marienville

MACA Building

927-6607

Monday: 11/27: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.

Wednesday: 11/29: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.

Thursday: 11/30: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.

Endeavor

Township Building

463-7774

Tuesday: 11/28: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.

Wednesday: 11/29: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.

Friday: 12/01: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.

Tidioute

Tidioute Towers, 174 Main St.

484-3020

Monday: 11/27: cards, games, lunch at noon

Tuesday: 11/28: cards, games, lunch at noon

Thursday: 11/30: cards, games, lunch at noon

Sheffield

Pickering St.

968-5667

Monday: 11/27: pool & games, 9 a.m.; blood sugar testing, 11 a.m.; lunch at noon; exercise, 3-4 p.m.

Thursday: 11/30: pool & games, 9 a.m.; lunch at noon; bingo, 12:30 p.m.; exercise, 3-4 p.m.

Friday: 12/01: 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.

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