Warren County senior center schedule

Marienville

MACA Building

927-6607:

Monday: 02/12: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.

Wednesday: 02/14: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.

Thursday: 02/15: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.

Endeavor

Township Building

463-7774:

Monday: 02/12: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.

Wednesday: 02/14: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.

Thursday: 02/15: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.

Tidioute

Tidioute Towers

484-3020:

Monday: 02/12: cards, games, lunch at noon

Tuesday: 02/13: cards, games, lunch at noon

Thursday: 02/15: cards, games, lunch at noon

Sheffield

Pickering St.

968-5667

Monday: 02/12: Valentine’s Day Party; cards

Thursday: 02/15: cards, bingo, 1 p.m.; lunch at noon; afternoon exercise, 3 p.m.

Friday: 02/16: cards, 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..

ACC, 42 Clark St., 723-3237:

Monday (02-12): Coffee, pool, hand & foot, 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 (02-13): Painters meet at ACC, 9 a.m.; Bible study, 10:00 a.m.; Healthy Steps in Motion, 11 a.m.; Mardi Gras Float contest, 11:45 a.m.; Warren Christian Women’s lunch/meeting at ACC, 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 (02-14): Happy Valentine’s Day! Fresh-made Valentine Cookies for sale TODAY plus Joe Glarner entertaining at lunch plus Valentine Basket drawing today!! 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, make a mug cake!, 12:45 p.m.; Mah-Jongg, 1 p.m.

Thursday (02-15): Watercolor class with Celia Knapp, 9 a.m.-noon; New card embroidery, 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.

Friday (02-16): ACC closed on Fridays

VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) tax appointments can now be made at Allegheny Community Center to have your 2017 taxes prepared! There is no charge for these appointments (donations accepted). Appointments are scheduled from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. thru the tax deadline on April 17, 2018 by calling 723-3237 or 723-4180 for preparation sites in Youngsville, Marienville, Tionesta and Warren ACC. Or you can now make your appointment in Endeavor at 814-463-7774, Tidioute at 814-484-3020 or Sheffield at 814-968-5667, if you wish. Don’t wait to call, tax season goes by fast and there are a limited number of appointments!

On Valentine’s Day, Wednesday, February 14th, there will be a Grandma’s Homemade (in the Center’s kitchen) Cookie Sale in the ACC dining room from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m. Stop by and buy someone you LOVE a special sweet treat!

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, 02/12 thru 02/15: Monday, chicken Philly sandwich on hoagie roll w/onions, peppers, cheese, creamy potato soup w/crackers, pears; Tuesday, baked ham, whipped sweet potatoes, cauliflower, white bread, brownie; Wednesday, tuna noodle casserole, broccoli, wheat bread, mandarin oranges; Thursday, BBQ pork ribette, cheesy hash browns, green beans, white bread, sliced peaches; 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 lemon pepper Pollock, wild rice, creamy coleslaw, wheat bread, applesauce: Tidioute: Mon., Tues. & Thurs. from the ACC lunch schedule; Sheffield: Mon. & Thurs. meals from the ACC lunch schedule & Fri. meal of lemon pepper Pollock, wild rice, creamy coleslaw, wheat bread, 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.

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