County senior center schedule

Marienville

MACA Building

927-6607:

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

Wednesday: 12/13: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.

Thursday: 12/14: cards, games, Christmas lunch at 11:45 a.m.

Endeavor

Township Building

463-7774:

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

Wednesday: 12/13: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.

Friday: 12/15: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.

Tidioute

Tidioute Towers

484-3020:

Monday: 12/11: cards, games, lunch at noon

Tuesday: 12/12: cards, games, lunch at noon

Thursday: 12/14: cards, games, Christmas lunch at noon

Sheffield

Pickering St.

968-5667

Monday: 12/11: cards, games, lunch at noon; exercise, 3-4 p.m.

Thursday: 12/14: cards, chair exercises, lunch at noon; bingo, exercise, 3-4 p.m.

Friday: 12/15: cards, decorate Christmas cookies, lunch at noon.

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 13-14; 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 (12-11): 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.; Gail’s Crafts Redone Right on sale at noon in the dining room.

Tuesday (12-12): One stroke painters get together, 9 a.m.; Bible study, 10:00 a.m.; Youth Connection visits ACC, 10:30 a.m.; Healthy Steps in Motion, 11 a.m.; WCW luncheon & meeting, 12 noon; 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 (12-13): Grandma’s Fresh-made Cookies Sale TODAY from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., open to the public! AARP 8-hour full Smart Driver course, part 2, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.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, visit to Crary Art Show & Plaza Restaurant for pie, 1 p.m.

Thursday (12-14): Watercolor class with Celia Knapp, 9 a.m.-noon; card embroidery, 9:30 a.m.; Healthy Steps exercise, 11 a.m.; Metabolism info at lunch, 12 noon; 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.; View the Lights by TAWC bus, 4 p.m.

Friday (12-15): ACC closed on Fridays

Grandma’s Holiday 2017 Homemade Cookies will be for sale on Wednesday, December 13th, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the ACC dining room. Their large assortment of cookies will be fresh baked by volunteers in the ACC kitchen overlooking the Allegheny River. Cookie containers will be provided but bring your own favorite one, if you prefer. Cookie sales benefit the ACC Auxiliary center projects. See you there.

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, 12/11 thru 12/14: Monday, Swiss steak, onion gravy, whipped potatoes, lima beans, wheat bread, sliced pears; Tuesday, sweet & sour chicken thigh, rice pilaf, oriental vegetables, white bread, pineapple; Wednesday, baked sweet sausage, peppers, onions, cheese, au gratin potatoes, green beans, sandwich roll, peach crisp; Thursday, Christmas Lunch-roasted pork loin w/gravy, seasoned redskins, green beans, dinner roll, Christmas dessert; 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 creamy chicken Picatta, egg noodles, Brussel sprouts, garlic breadstick, applesauce: Tidioute: Mon., Tues. & Thurs. from the ACC lunch schedule; Sheffield: Mon. & Thurs. meals from the ACC lunch schedule & Fri. meal of creamy chicken Picatta, egg noodles, Brussel sprouts, garlic breadstick, applesauce.

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.change if necessary.

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