Local seniors plan busy week

Centers will be closed in observance of Labor Day Monday.

Marienville

MACA Building

927-6607:

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

Endeavor

Township Building

463-7774:

Tuesday, Friday: cards, games; lunch, noon.

Tidioute

25 First St.

484-3020:

Tuesday, Thursday: cards, games; lunch, noon.

heffield

Main at Pickering

968-5667:

Tuesday: Rotary at noon.

Wednesday: shop in Warren, 8:30 a.m.; homemakers, 10 a.m.

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

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

The beautiful fall season is here so take a drive and enjoy the scenery on your way to the center. Come and join us and enjoy many friends and lots of fun.

Many thanks to our “Manly garden angel” for his donations of various fruits and veggies this season.

September fundraiser will be on the 24 featuring a spaghetti and meatball dinner. Donations are accepted and takeouts are available. Save the date, September 24 from 4:30-6:30.

Kitchen band plays at Rouse Suites on Sept. 3

Jamie from CRI will be our guest on Sept. 12 at 11 am talking about lifeline, battery operated carts, walkers and much more.

Do you have concerns about your insurance supplements? Mary will be here on Monday, Sept. 23 to answer questions and concerns. Mary comes to us with a wealth of information so please join us.

Our center received a check for participating in the Prime Time Health program run by the state. The center offers blood sugar testing, blood pressure check, educational health programs and an exercise program running for over 10 years now.

Highlights:

9/5: advisory council meeting 10:30 am

9/9: blood sugar testing 8:30-11:30

9/10: casino trip

9/11: senior night out

9/12: Jamie from CRI at 11 am

9/15-21: Branson trip

9/19: United Fund breakfast

9/23: blood pressure check from 10-12

9/24: spaghetti & meatball dinner from 4:30-6:30

9/25: shop in Erie

9/26: birthday lunch

Flu shots will be given on October 14 from 9-12

Trips:

Sept. 15-21: Branson seats still available

2014:

Oct. 4-12: New Orleans: $749 tour plantation, riverboat cruise and a casino stop much more also

Nov. 1-8: Hawaii

Allegheny

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

Tuesday: Coffee, pool, 9 a.m.; bean bag toss, Zonk, 10 a.m.; Bistro lunch, 10-1 p.m.; Bible study, 10:30 a.m.; exercise, 11 a.m.; bridge, 12:30 p.m.; Allegheny Belles line dancing practice at ACC, 12:45 p.m.; Pinochle, 1 p.m.; bocce at Warren Mall, NYC trip meeting, 2 p.m.

Wednesday: Coffee, pool, 9 a.m.; Auxiliary meeting, cards, walk at Betts Park, 10 a.m.; Extra dessert with lunch day, Sunshine Mixed Bowling League at Riverside Lanes, 12:30 p.m.; Scrabble, Allegheny Belles line dancing practice at ACC, 12:45 p.m.; Mah Jongg, 1 p.m.; Yoga class, 5 p.m. Center is open until 7 p.m.

Thursday: Coffee, pool, Watercolor class, 9 a.m.; stamping class, 9:30 a.m.; Bistro lunch, 10-1 p.m.; Cribbage class, 10 a.m.; exercise, 11 a.m.; TOPS, bingo, 12:45 p.m.; advanced Brazilian embroidery, 1 p.m.; bocce at Warren Mall, 2 p.m.

Friday: Coffee, pool, 9 a.m.; Oldies Music, 10 a.m.; cards, Open Hand & Foot Canasta, Point Rum cards, 12:30 p.m.; Tall Ships return to Erie bus trip from ACC, 1:30 p.m.

The fall season back-to-class at the Allegheny Community Center offers a good variety of new things to learn. There’s One Stroke painting taught by Sandee Geer, Brazilian embroidery taught by Deb Roberts, Tai Chi taught by Dan Otterbein, Watercolor class taught by Celia Knapp, Rubber stamping taught by Becky Eldridge and Yoga taught by Wilma Fleming. There’s no time like right now to call 723-3237 and enroll in one or more of these enjoyable classes.

Exciting day trips: Tall ships return to Erie Harbor celebration bus leaves ACC at 1:30 p.m., Sept. 6; Pirates vs. Padres baseball game, Sept. 19; TAWC bus to Erie, Salamanca Casino, Sept. 25; Franklin Applefest, Oct. 4; Amish Harvest tour, Oct. 11; Medieval Feast at Riverside Inn, Oct. 26; Hamburg Craft Show, Nov. 8; Amish Christmas in Ohio, Nov. 15; A Nostalgic Christmas at Riverside Inn, Dec. 17.

Great overnight and extended trips: Boston & Salem, MA, trip, Oct. 15-19; New York City at Christmas, Dec. 10-13. For all trip questions, please call 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.

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 or light alternative 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 Sept. 3-6: pizza Tuesday; meat and cheese cold plate Wednesday; goulash Thursday; chef’s 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.