Local seniors plan busy week

Marienville

MACA Building

927-6607:

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: cards, games; lunch, noon; bingo.

Endeavor

Township Building

463-7774:

Monday, Tuesday, Friday: cards, games; lunch, noon; bingo on Friday.

Tidioute

25 First St.

484-3020:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: cards, games; lunch, noon; bingo on Friday.

Sheffield

Main at Pickering

968-5667:

Monday: pool, games, 9 a.m.; lunch, noon; pool, games, 1 p.m.; exercise, 3 p.m.; township meeting, 7 p.m.

Tuesday: Rotary at noon.

Wednesday: shop in Warren, 8:30 a.m.

Thursday: pool, games, 9 a.m.; lunch, noon; pool, bingo, 1 p.m.; exercise, 3 p.m.

Friday: pool, games, 9 a.m.; lunch, noon; pool, games, 1 p.m.; bridge, 2 p.m.

Thank you to all who supported our center in the year 2012 and we look forward to 2013 with new goals to continue to make our center a great place to be.

Remember when Warren County schools are closed the center will also be closed.

Stop in to say hi to our new cook Kelly and enjoy some of her homemade goodies including bread and rolls. Lunches are still a suggested donation of $3 and please call ahead for reservations.

Dues are now due for 2013 and still remain at $5.

Trips:

April 13: One day trip to Mt. Jewett includes Heritage Memorial, Kinzua Bridge, lunch at Sprague’s farm and Olde Schoolhouse Village Shoppes in Eldred

May 3-6: New York City tour includes Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Rock Center, central Park, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, 9/11 memorial, Times Square and South Street Seaport and stopping in Shenksville for Flight 93 memorial

September 15-21: Branson

Allegheny Community Center, TAWC Building, 2nd floor, at 42 Clark St., 723-3237

Monday: Special Grandparents Day Coffee, 9 a.m.; Hand & Foot Competition, 9:30 a.m.; Wii games, blood pressure testing, 10 a.m.; VITA tax prep, knit/crochet hour, 11 a.m.; Line Dancing at Canterbury Court, 12:45p.m.; bingo, 1 p.m.; Yoga class, 5 p.m. Lose to Win weigh-in all day. Center is open until 7 p.m.

Tuesday: Coffee, VITA tax prep, 9 a.m.; One Stroke painting class, 9:30 a.m.; Bistro lunch, 10-1 p.m.; Bible study, 10:30 a.m.; Healthy steps in motion, 11 a.m.; bridge, 12:30 p.m.; line dancing at Canterbury Court, 12:45 p.m.; walk at Warren Mall, 1:15 p.m.; bocce at Warren Mall, 2 p.m.

Wednesday: Coffee, VITA tax prep, 9 a.m.; cards, walking at ACC, 10 a.m.; Nails by Lynda, Sunshine League bowling at Riverside, 12:30 p.m.; Scrabble, 12:45 p.m.; Mah Jongg, 1 p.m.; Yoga class, 5 p.m. Center is open until 7 p.m.

Thursday: AARP full driving course, 8:30 a.m.; coffee, VITA tax prep, watercolor class, 9 a.m.; stamping class, 9:30 a.m.; Wii games, 10 a.m.; Bistro lunch, 10-1 p.m.; Healthy steps in motion , 11 a.m.; TOPS, bingo, 12:45 p.m.; advanced Brazilian embroidery, 1 p.m.; bocce at Warren Mall, 2 p.m.

Friday: AARP full driving course, 8:30 a.m.; coffee, VITA tax prep, 9 a.m.; Jammers, 10 a.m.; cards, pool, Hand & Foot Canasta, 12:30 p.m.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) is now available at the Center by appointment only on Mondays thru Fridays until the tax deadline on April 15, 2013. This free tax service is available for senior citizens, disabled, low income, earned income and child tax credit taxpayers and includes property tax and rent rebate applications. If you qualify, please call 723-3237 or 723-4180 to make your appointment.

Allegheny Community Center has a variety of interesting classes available. Just call 723-3237a helpful volunteer receptionist will guide you to something of interest to you.

Exciting day trips: TAWC bus to Erie, Salamanca Casino, Feb. 27; Spragues Maple Farm, Mar. 28; Spring time in the Country craft show in Hamburg, NY, Apr. 6.

Great overnight and extended trips: American Quilters Society Quilt show, Mar. 13-15, 2013; Wildwood, NJ, May 13-17, 2013; Western National Park trip, May 28 to June 19 or 20, 2013; Noah spectacular at Sight and Sound Theater in Lancaster, June 26 & 27; Baltic heritage trip, Aug. 17-Sept. 2, 2013; Boston & Salem, MA, trip, Oct. 15-18; New York City at Christmas, 2013. Questions about these trips should be made to Margaret Sleeman, trip coordinator, at 723-7143 or 730-9364. For costs and sign-up, please call 723-3237. ACC membership is required for these trips. This is a special reminder to all trippers that the ACC Trip Policy is available at the Center.

All non-casino trips leave from the CRI parking lot located on Pennsylvania Avenue West, 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!

ACC is open from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. Monday through Friday with extended hours until 7 p.m. on Monday and Wednesday. ACC is closed for all activities and meals on legal holidays and on those days when Warren County schools are closed unexpectedly due to bad weather. Hot lunches are available Mondays-Fridays at noon. You can call your reservation to 723-3237. Bistro lunch is available on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. with no reservation required. Take-outs available.

Lunches

The Warren-Forest Area Agency on Aging will serve the following menu at Allegheny Community Center and other Warren-Forest centers Feb. 4-8: pizza (grandparents day at ACC) Monday; stuffed peppers Tuesday; scalloped chicken Wednesday, sloppy joe Thursday and chef surprise Friday. Locations at Marienville, Sheffield, Tidioute and Endeavor will serve menus from Monday, Tuesday and Friday for the three-day sites. Eligible participation is 60 years and older with a suggested donation of $3. Call 723-3763 for information regarding congregate meal sites or center locations. Menu is subject to change based on availability.