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.

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.

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: Lose to Win weigh-in all day – coffee, 9 a.m.; Hand & foot competition, 9:30 a.m.; Wii games, blood pressure testing, 10 a.m.; VITA tax prep, 11 a.m.; Line dancing at Canterbury Court, 12:45 p.m.; bingo, 1 p.m.; Yoga class, 5 p.m.; Tai Chi, 5:30 p.m. Center is open until 7 p.m.

Tuesday: Coffee, VITA tax prep, 9 a.m.; One Stroke painting class, 9:30 a.m.; bean bag toss, 10 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.; pinochle, 1 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.; crochet class, 9:30 a.m.; cards, walking at ACC, 10 a.m.; Sunshine League bowling at Riverside, 12:30 p.m.; Gambling Awareness, Scrabble, 12:45 p.m.; Mah Jongg, 1 p.m.; Yoga class, 5 p.m. Center is open until 7 p.m.

Thursday: 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 refresher driving course, 8:30 a.m.; coffee, VITA tax prep, 9 a.m.; guitar music by Jeremy Earnheardt, 10 a.m.; cards, pool, Hand & Foot Canasta, Point rum cards, 12:30 p.m.

Good time of year to take that AARP refresher driving course on Friday, Mar. 8 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. This qualifies you for your continued car insurance discount if you’ve taken the full course no more than 3 years ago. If it’s been more than 3 years, you must take the full 8-hour course again. This is just a reminder to you that all drivers on your car insurance 65 and over must complete these courses to qualify for the car insurance discount. You must enroll in advance at 723-3237 to take the course. The next full course is April 8 & 10.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) continues 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, 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.

Exciting day trips: TAWC bus to Erie, Mar. 27; Salamanca casino & bingo trip, 9 a.m.; Sprague’s Maple Farm trip, Mar. 28; Spring time in the Country craft show in Hamburg, NY, Apr. 6; Pittsburgh Pirates baseball game trips coming up on May 8 vs Seattle Mariners, Aug. 8 vs Marlins, Sept. 19 vs. Padres; Chautauqua Institute to see Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers, June 28.

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. M-F with extended hours until 7 p.m. on Mon. & Wed. 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 March 4-8: sloppy joe Monday; tuna noodle casserole Tuesday; stuffed peppers Wednesday, scalloped chicken 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.