Local seniors plan busy week

Lunches

The Warren-Forest Area Agency on Aging will serve the following menu at Allegheny Community Center and other Warren-Forest centers May 6-May 10: macaroni and cheese Monday; meatloaf Tuesday; hot turkey sandwich Wednesday, hamburgers Thursday, chef buffet 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.

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; senior night out, 4 p.m.

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

Thursday: advisory council meeting, 10:30 a.m.; pool, games, 9 a.m.; lunch, noon; pool, bingo, 1 p.m.; exercise, 3 p.m.

Friday: pool, games, 9 a.m.; games on Wii; lunch at noon; pool, games, 1 p.m.; bridge, 1 p.m.

The Community Foundation of Warren will have an online fundraising event on May 8 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Please remember your center here in Sheffield and go online at www.warrengives.org and support your center with a donation.

Highlights:

5/6: blood sugar check

5/7: kitchen band playing at Bridges of the Rouse

5/10: program after lunch on oxygen level of your blood

5/14: casino trip

5/20: blood pressure check at 10 am

5/21: mystery lunch

5/23: memorial day program 1 pm

5/27: closed for memorial day

5/28: senior night out

5/29: shop in Erie

5/30: birthday lunch

May:

3-6: New York City

14: casino

18: Man in Black concert at casino

June:

11: casino trip

July:

26: Gateway Clipper lunch cruise and Rivers casino

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.; Partner Hand & Foot, 9:30 a.m.; Wii games, blood pressure testing, 10 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, 9 a.m.; bean bag toss, Pulse Oximetry, 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 Allegheny Community Center, 12:45 p.m.; pinochle, 1 p.m.; walk at Warren Mall, 1:15 p.m.; bocce at Warren Mall, 2 p.m.

Wednesday: Warren Gives day (all day) – Pittsburgh ballgame bus leaves CRI lot, 7:30 a.m.; coffee, 9 a.m.; crochet class, 9:30 a.m.; cards, walking at ACC, 10 a.m.; Tom Atkins Channel 24 TV weatherman talks about the weather, 10:30 a.m.; Scrabble, line dancing at Allegheny Community Center, 12:45 p.m.; Mah Jongg, 1 p.m.; Yoga class, 5 p.m. Center is open until 7 p.m.

Thursday: Coffee, 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, crafters meet, 2 p.m.

Friday: Coffee, 9 a.m.; Jammers, 10 a.m.; cards, pool, Hand & Foot Canasta, 12:30 p.m.; Birthday party, 12:45 p.m.

Wednesday, May 8, is the Warren Gives fundraising day from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ACC has been chosen to participate in this Community Foundation of Warren County online fundraiser. The Foundation will give a percentage of matching funds to us (ACC). There is a minimum donation of $25. You can make up to 10 donations to various agencies when you go online. Your online donations made to Allegheny Community Center support the Area Agency on Aging, the Community and Senior Centers and RSVP. Volunteers will be in the ACC computer lab at 42 Clark Street to assist you with making your donations. It’s worthwhile plus it is tax deductible. At 10:30 a.m., Tom Atkins weatherman from Channel 24 TV in Erie will talk about the weather. Then make your reservation at 723-3237 to stay for a noon picnic lunch of hamburgers and hotdogs from the grill. We need your help. Proceeds from this day of giving will help us to support our many programs enjoyed by seniors and community. Please support your Allegheny Community Center on Wednesday!

Exciting day trips: Pittsburgh Pirates baseball game bus leaves CRI at 7:30 a.m., May 8; TAWC bus to Erie,

Salamanca Casino, May 29; National Garden Festival in Buffalo, June 21; Chautauqua Institute to see Straight No Chaser, June 22 and Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers plus Edie Brickell, June 28; Pirates vs Marlins baseball game, Aug. 8; Pirates vs Padres baseball game, Sept. 19.

Great overnight and extended trips: Wildwood/Cape May, NJ, bus leaves CRI lot at 6 a.m., May 13-17; Noah spectacular at Sight and Sound Theater in Lancaster, June 26 & 27; Quilt Gardens along the Heritage Trail in Indiana state, Aug. 11-44; Baltic heritage trip, Aug. 17-Sept. 2; Boston & Salem, MA, trip, Oct. 15-18; New York City at Christmas, Dec. 10-13. 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.