County senior center schedule

Marienville

MACA Building

927-6607:

Monday: 03/05: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.

Wednesday: 03/07: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.

Thursday: 03/08: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.

Endeavor

Township Building

463-7774:

Tuesday: 03/06: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.

Wednesday: 03/07: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.

Friday: 03/09: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.

Tidioute

25 First St.

484-3020:

Monday: 03/05: cards, games, lunch at noon

Tuesday: 03/06: cards, games, lunch at noon

Thursday: 03/08: cards, games, lunch at noon

Sheffield

Pickering St.

968-5667

Monday: 03/05: Lunch at noon; Trash & Treasure bingo, Chair exercises, 1 p.m.; Exercise, 3 p.m.

Thursday: 03/08: Exercise, cards, 1 p.m.; lunch at noon; bingo, exercise, 3 p.m.

Friday: 03/09: Mexican Train, 9:30 a.m.; lunch at noon; make St. Patrick’s sugar wafers, chair exercise, 1 p.m.; exercise, 3 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 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 (03-05): Coffee, pool, hand & foot, 9:30 a.m.; blood pressure testing, 10:30 a.m.; Bistro salads, 12-1 p.m.; Scrabble Challenge, 12:30 p.m.; bingo, cards, 1 p.m.

Tuesday (03-06): Painters meet at ACC, 9 a.m.; Bible study, 10:00 a.m.; Exercise Video, 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 (03-07): 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.; Mah-Jongg, 1 p.m.

Thursday (03-08): Watercolor class with Celia Knapp, 9 a.m.-noon; card embroidery, 9:30 a.m.; Exercise Video, 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 (03-09): ACC closed on Fridays

VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) tax appointments at Allegheny Community Center are almost filled to have your 2017 taxes prepared! You can call 723-3237 or 723-4180 to check on available appointments at the Warren ACC, Youngsville, Marienville, and Tionesta tax prep sites. Or you can make your appointment in Endeavor at 814-463-7774, Tidioute at 814-484-3020 or Sheffield at 814-968-5667, if you wish. The tax season goes by fast and there are a very limited number of appointments left!

How does an afternoon of playing competitive (but friendly) cards sound to you? You’re invited to the Allegheny Community Center to enjoy playing bridge at 12:45 or pinochle at 1:00 every Tuesday afternoon. Congratulations to this week’s winners Sally Crouse, Dory Jamieson and Butch Jenkins!

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.

Landscaping – The river bank and parking lots at the Allegheny Community Center are in need of some TLC and landscaping.

Teach a class! – Have a hobby or skill that you would like to share? Call Sue at the ACC to talk about the possibilities!.

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!

Help at your local senior center with meal preparation, office work or just assisting the staff with cleaning! Call Sue at the ACC for more info at 814-723-3237.

Become an Ombudsman (which is Swedish for “citizen representative”) to be an advocate of elderly residents in Personal Care Homes, Nursing Facilities, Domiciliary Care Homes, and anyone receiving Long Term Care Services in the community. Interested? Cal Joy at Experience, Inc. at 814-723-3763 ext. 125.

Call Sue Himes at the ACC (723-3237, extension 13) if you have questions about any of 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, 03/05 thru 03/08: Monday, cheeseburger on a bun, baked sweet potato bites, creamy coleslaw, cake; Tuesday, chicken & white bean chili, tossed salad, baked potato, corn drop biscuit, mandarin oranges; Wednesday, burgundy beef w/mushrooms, egg noodles, broccoli & carrots, wheat bread, mixed fruit salad; 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 tuna salad wrap, creamy broccoli soup, crackers, tortilla, pears: Tidioute: Mon., Tues. & Thurs. from the ACC lunch schedule; Sheffield: Mon. & Thurs. meals from the ACC lunch schedule & Fri. meal of tuna salad wrap, creamy broccoli soup, crackers, tortilla, pears.

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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