Local Seniors Plan a 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

Pickering St.

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, noon.

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

Thursday: pool, games, 9 a.m.; Julie on insurance, 10 a.m.; lunch, noon; pool, games, 1 p.m.; exercise, 3 p.m.

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

If you need help paying your heating bills or have a heat emergency LIHEAP may be able to help. Stop in the center and we have forms to fill out. Income guidelines are family of one $17,235 and 2 members $23,265.

Julie Carr will be at the center the first Monday of each month to answer questions regarding insurance or Medicare issues

Old outdated medicine hanging around? Bring in your pills and we will see that they are disposed of at the Warren Police Station.

VITA tax time is here so call 968-5667 to make an appointment. The dates are Feb.21, March 7 and 21 all Fridays. You must have an appointment so call early. Property tax or rent rebate is also available by calling 968-5667 to make an appointment Monday, Thursday or Friday after 1 p.m.

Membership dues are now due for 2014 and are still only $5 per year.

Wednesday only the TAWC bus is available to take you to Warren for errands. Call 968-5667 and we will make arrangements for you to be pickrd up at your door.

Monday, Feb. 3 Lisa from We Care will be here to talk about services available in our area for assistance in your home.

The skin cancer check has been rescheduled for Feb. 24 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Highlights:

2/3: blood sugar testing 8:30-11:30, Lisa from We Care speaking on home health services

2/6: advisory meeting 10:30

2/11: casino trip

2/18: bowling and lunch

2/21: Vita tax day

2/24: skin cancer check

2/25: senior night out

2/27: birthday lunch

Trips:

May 5-7: Lancaster

Oct. 4-12: New Orleans

Nov. 1-8: Hawaii

Allegheny

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

Monday: Coffee, pool, 9 a.m.; free walk-in blood pressure testing, 10 a.m.; VITA tax prep, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Extreme Fitness class with Susan, 1:15 p.m.; Bingo, 1:30 p.m.; Yoga, beaded watch-making class, wire wrapped ring-making class, 5 p.m.; Tai-Chi, 5:30 p.m. Center closes at 7 p.m.

Tuesday: Coffee, pool, 9 a.m.; VITA tax prep, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; One Stroke Painting class with Sandee, 9:30 a.m.; Trivial Pursuit, 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 at ACC, 12:45 p.m.; Pinochle, 1 p.m.; bocce at Warren Mall, 2 p.m.

Wednesday: Coffee, pool, 9 a.m.; VITA tax prep, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; cards, 10 a.m.; Sunshine Mixed Bowling League at Riverside Lanes, 12:30 p.m.; Scrabble, Allegheny Belles line dancing at ACC, 12:45 p.m.; Brazilian embroidery class with Deb, Mah Jongg, 1 p.m.; Extreme fitness class with Susan, 1:15 p.m.; Core fitness class with Susan, 5:15 p.m. Center is open until 7 p.m.

Thursday: Coffee, pool, watercolor class, 9 a.m.; VITA tax prep, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; stamping class, 9:30 a.m.; Cribbage class, 10 a.m.; Bistro lunch, 10-1 p.m.; exercise CD, 11 a.m.; TOPS meets, Bingo, 12:45 p.m.; advanced Brazilian embroidery, 1 p.m.; bocce at Warren Mall, 2 p.m.

Friday: Coffee, pool, 9 a.m.; VITA tax prep, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Jammers, 10 a.m.; Extreme Fitness with Susan, 12:15 p.m.; cards, open Hand & Foot Canasta, Birthday party, 12:30 p.m.; new computer class with Judi, 1 p.m.

It’s that time of year againincome tax! Thanks to the graciousness of certified, IRS highly-trained volunteers, RSVP is again able to offer income tax preparation services to qualifying individuals at no cost at various locations including the ACC site at 42 Clark Street in Warren. The VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) preparers provide services for the elderly, disabled and low-income residents of both Warren & Forest Counties by appointment only. For tax appointments from February 3 thru April 15 for Warren, Endeavor, Marienville, Youngsville, Tidioute or Tionesta , call Sue or Barb at 230-7222.

Do you need help getting on the internet or using your laptop computer? ACC has a new computer class especially for you on Fridays from 1-3 p.m. You can enroll at 723-3237 but class size is limited.

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 Monday-Friday at noon. You can call your reservation to 723-3237. Bistro lunch is available on Tuesdays and 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 Feb. 3-7: pizza Monday; chicken and biscuits Tuesday; tuna noodle casserole Wednesday; soup and sandwich Thursday; and fish 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.