County senior center schedule

Marienville

MACA Building

927-6607:

Monday: 01/01: Happy New Year! Center closed.

Wednesday: 01/03: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.

Thursday: 01/04: cards, games, Christmas lunch at 11:45 a.m.

Endeavor

Township Building

463-7774:

Tuesday: 01/02: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.

Wednesday: 01/03: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.

Friday: 01/05: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.

Tidioute

25 First St.

484-3020:

Monday: 01/01: Happy New Year! Center closed.

Tuesday: 01/02: cards, games, lunch at noon

Thursday: 01/04: cards, games, lunch at noon

Sheffield

Pickering St.

968-5667

Monday: 01/01: Happy New Year! Center closed.

Thursday: 01/04: cards & games, 1 p.m., chair exercises, lunch at noon; bingo, exercise, 3-4 p.m.

Friday: 01/05: cards & games, 1 p.m., 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 (01-01): Happy New Year! ACC is closed.

Tuesday (01-02): 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 (01-03): 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, 12:45 p.m.; Pamper Yourself, Mah-Jongg, 1 p.m. 1 p.m.

Thursday (01-04): Watercolor class with Celia Knapp, 9 a.m.-noon; card embroidery, 9:30 a.m.; Healthy Steps exercise, 11 a.m.; Birthday Celebration, 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.

Friday (01-05): ACC closed on Fridays

There will be an AARP Smart Driver 4-hour Refresher course on Wednesday, January 10 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at ACC. Instructor is Charles Merroth. Enroll for the class by calling 723-3237.

The next refresher course will be on March 14 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, 01/01 thru 01/04: Monday, ACC closed; Tuesday, roasted turkey w/gravy, whipped potatoes, carrots, white bread, pears; Wednesday, baked ziti, meatballs, cheese, Caesar salad, Italian bread, tropical fruit salad; Thursday, breaded chicken cutlet, au gratin potatoes, sweet peas, wheat bread, mandarin oranges; 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 mushroom Swiss burger on a bun, creamy cauliflower soup w/crackers, fresh seasonal fruit: Tidioute: Mon., Tues. & Thurs. from the ACC lunch schedule; Sheffield: Mon. & Thurs. meals from the ACC lunch schedule & Fri. meal of mushroom Swiss burger on a bun, creamy 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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