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: blood sugar testing, 8:30 a.m.; 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.

March 16 you will find us at the Sheffield Fire Hall for the craft and bake sale

Call now for income tax help, rent rebates or property tax rebate.

Highlights:

3/7: advisory council meeting 10:30 am

3/8: VITA tax service

3/9: craft show at Allegheny Valley school

3/11: blood sugar check from 8;30-11:30

3/12: casino trip

3/16: craft and bake sale at fire hall

3/17: concert series

3/19: lunch and bowling

3/22: VITA tax appts.

3/25: blood pressure check 10-12

3/26: senior night out

3/28: birthday lunch

3/29: Good Friday center closed

Trips:

3/12: casino

4/9: casino

4/13: day trip to Mt. Jewett

5/3-5/6: New York city

5/14: casino

September 15-21: Branson

November 1-8, 2014: Hawaii

Join us for a fun day on April 13 with our first stop in Mt. Jewett for the Heritage Mural, Kinzua bridge, shop at Olde Schoolhouse Village Shoppes, Spragues maple Farm for lunch(OYO) and a stop at Eldred’s WWII museum. The price is $35 and we will pick up at Warren Shurfine and Sheffield senior center.

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.; Wii games, blood pressure testing, 10 a.m.; VITA tax prep, 11 a.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, Once-a-month crafters work on handbags, 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.; new line dancing at Allegheny Community Center, 1-2 p.m.; pinochle, 1 p.m.; walk at Warren Mall, 1:15 p.m.; bocce at Warren Mall, 2 p.m.

Wednesday: Trippers leave CRI lot for Lancaster quilt show, 7 a.m.; 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.; Scrabble, Hand massage by Denny Mason, 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: Coffee, VITA tax prep, 9 a.m.; cards, pool, Hand & Foot Canasta, 12:30 p.m.; March birthday party, 12:45 p.m.

We are pleased to announce that the Line Dancing classes sponsored by Allegheny Community Center will now be held in the center’s dining room every Tuesday from 1-2 p.m. starting March 12. Interested new line dancers are encouraged to visit a class to find out if they want to participate with the dancing. It’s great exercise. You can call Priscilla Sidon at 723-4287 with your questions and intentions.

Have your crochet skills slipped a little over the years, or you never had any? There’s a new crochet class every Wednesday morning at 9:30 a.m. in the Craft room at Allegheny Community Center. You’re invited. No charge.

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, Salamanca casino & bingo trip, 9 a.m., Mar. 27; Sprague’s Maple Farm trip, March 28; Spring time in the Country craft show in Hamburg, NY, April 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; Wildwood, NJ, May 13-17; Western National Park trip (new itinerary available on Mar. 11), June 5 thru June 19; Noah spectacular at Sight and Sound Theater in Lancaster, June 26 & 27; Baltic heritage trip, Aug. 17-Sept. 2; 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 March 11-15: hot turkey sandwich Monday; hamburger Tuesday; macaroni and cheese Wednesday, meatloaf 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.