The following activities are scheduled this week at Allegheny Community Center, TAWC Building, second floor, at 42 Clark St., 723-3237
Monday: Wii sports, coffee, 9 a.m.; VITA tax prep, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; blood pressure testing, 10 a.m.; curl and doo, 10:30 a.m.; knit/crochet hour, 11 a.m.; line dancing at Canterbury Court, 12:45 p.m.; bingo, quilting, games galore, 1 p.m.; stamping class, computer class, 1 p.m.; Yoga, 5 p.m.; Tai Chi, 5:30 p.m. Center is open until 7 p.m.
Tuesday: Wii sports, coffee, 9 a.m.; VITA tax prep, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; one stroke painting class with Sandee, 9:30 a.m.; Sticks & Sequences, 10 a.m.; Bible study class, 10:30 a.m.; exercise, 11 a.m.; bridge, 12:30 p.m.; line dancing at Canterbury Court, 12:45 p.m.; pinochle, 1 p.m.; walk at Warren Mall, 1:15 p.m.; consult with care management specialist, 1-4 p.m.; bocce at Warren Mall, 2 p.m.
Wednesday: Wii sports, coffee, 9 a.m.; VITA tax prep, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; cards, beginners Brazilian embroidery class, 9:30 a.m.; Copper Lady, 11 a.m.; Sunshine Mixed League bowling at Riverside, 12:30 p.m.; Scrabble, 12:45 p.m.; consult with care management specialist, 1-4 p.m.; Yoga class, 5-6:30 p.m. Center is open until 7 p.m.
Thursday: Wii sports, coffee, 9 a.m.; VITA tax prep, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; stamping class, 9:30 a.m.; Sticks & Sequences, 10 p.m.; Bistro lunch & takeouts, 10-1 p.m.; exercise, 11 a.m.; TOPS meets, bingo, 12:45 p.m.; Brazilian embroidery, 1-3 p.m.; consult with care management specialist, 1-4 p.m.; bocce at Warren Mall, 2 p.m.
Friday: Wii sports, coffee, 9 a.m.; VITA tax prep, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Jammers, 10-noon; cards, 12:30 p.m.; games galore, 1 p.m.; doors open for bingo, 4 p.m.; b-i-n-g-o starts, 6 p.m.
If you're elderly, disabled or a low-income resident of Warren or Forest County, it's time for you to make an appointment to have your taxes completed free by VITA preparers at ACC, room 218. You can call 723-3237 and ask for Sue or Barb to make an appointment (required) to have your income tax, property or rent rebate, or Pace forms for 2011 completed for you.
There are still a few seats left on the bus leaving at 9 a.m. Wednesday morning for the Salamanca Casino from Big Lots parking lot at the Warren Mall. Return around 5 p.m. You can call 723-3237 to reserve your seat.
ACC is open from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. M-F with extended hours until 7 p.m. on Mon. & Wed. ACC is closed for all activities and meals on the days that Warren County School District schools are closed due to bad weather and legal holidays.
All non-casino trips leave from the CRI parking lot located on Pennsylvania Ave. W., just over the railroad tracks on the left (along the river) unless otherwise instructed to park elsewhere. Salamanca Casino trips depart from the Big Lots parking lot at the Warren Mall, as always. Not sure, just call 723-3237!
Day trips: TAWC bus to Erie leaves from CRI at 8 a.m., Feb. 29; Salamanca Casino leaves Big Lots at 9 a.m., Mar. 28; Les Miserable at Buffalo's Shea Theater leaves CRI at 9:30 a.m., Mar. 3; Franklin Theatre, Mar. 8; Pittsburgh Home & Garden Show, Mar. 9; Late Nite Catechism at Erie Bayfront Convention Center, Mar. 23; Springtime in the Country at Hamburg Fairgrounds, Mar. 31; Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Philadelphia Phillies ball game, April 7. For details and sign-up, please call 723-3237.
Some great overnight and extended trips planned: Quilt trip, Mar. 14-16; Smokey Mountain/Biltmore Spring Gardens, Apr.29-May 4; Wildwood, NJ, May 21-25; Lancaster Jonah, June 12-13; Virginia Civil War & Plantation tour, Sept. 15-21; Lancaster Jonah, Oct. 8-10. Questions about these trips should be made to Margaret Sleeman at 723-7143 or 730-9364. Call 723-3237 for costs and to sign up.
Daily lunches require a day-in-advance reservation by calling 723-3237 no later than 2 p.m. The Bistro Meals featuring salad and a specialty sandwich or wrap are available on Thursdays in addition to the regular lunch menu. No reservation required for these meals. Meals offered from 10am-1pm every Thursday. Take-outs, too.