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.

Tidioute

25 First St.

484-3020:

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

Sheffield

Main at Pickering

968-5667:

Monday: pool, games, 9 a.m.; blood pressure checks, 10 a.m.; lunch, noon; pool, games, 1 p.m.; exercise, 3 p.m.

Tuesday: Rotary at noon; spaghetti and meatball dinner.

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

Thursday: pool, games, 9 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 24th featuring a spaghetti and meatball dinner. Donations are accepted and takeouts are available. Save the date, September 24 from 4:30-6:30.

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:

9/23: 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:

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:

Monday: Active Aging Week – Lose to Win weigh-in (all day) – Coffee, pool, 9 a.m.; Hand & foot tournament, 9:30 a.m.; free blood pressure testing, 10 a.m.; Pastor appreciation lunch, free ice cream cone, 12:30 p.m.; Walk to Historical Society tour from ACC, 12:45 p.m.; Bingo, 1 p.m.; Yoga, 5 p.m.; Tai Chi, 5:30 p.m. Center is open until 7 p.m.

Tuesday: Coffee, pool, 9 a.m.; One Stroke painting with Sandee, 9:30 a.m.; bean bag toss, Zonk, 10 a.m.; Bistro lunch, 10-1 p.m.; Bible study, 10:30 a.m.; Salsa dancing, 10:45 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, 2 p.m.

Wednesday: TAWC bus to Erie from CRI lot, 8 a.m.; Salamanca bus leaves Big Lots lot, coffee, pool, 9 a.m.; cards, 10 a.m.; Active Aging surprise activity at YMCA, 11 a.m.; Sunshine Mixed Bowling League at Riverside Lanes, 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: 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.; Active Aging tips from Curves at ACC, 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, 12:30 p.m.; bean bag toss, 1 p.m.

This is Active Aging Week (from Sept. 23 thru 27) at ACC. In our quest to stay fit, on Monday, Sept. 23, we will walk from ACC at 12:45 p.m. to the Historical Society building on Fourth Ave. for a tour and then walk thru the downtown Historic District. On Tuesday you can learn how to do Salsa Dancing at 12:45 p.m. at ACC. Healthy Steps in Motion exercise class meets at 11 a.m. and Bocce meets at Warren Mall at 2 p.m. on Tuesday & Thursday. On Tuesday & Wednesday the line dancing class meets with the Allegheny Belles at ACC at 12:45 p.m. for some foot stompin’ fun. Wednesday is a surprise activity at the YMCA at 11 a.m. Thursday a Curves staff member will demo some smooth “moves” for staying fit at 1 p.m. On Friday there’s a bean bag toss at 1 p.m. to close the week. There’s no excuse for being unfit!

Exciting day trips: TAWC bus to Erie leaves CRI lot at 8 a.m., Salamanca Casino bus leaves Big Lots lot at 9 a.m., 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: 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. 23-27: chef salad Monday; hamburger Tuesday; macaroni and tuna salad Wednesday; chicken tenders Thursday; breakfast for lunch 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.