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

Pickering St.

968-5667

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

Tuesday: Rotary, noon; bowling.

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

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

Friday: VITA tax assistance, 9 a.m.; pool, games, 9 a.m.; lunch, noon; pool, games, 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Old outdated medicine hanging around?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.

We are now collecting items for our Easter basket raffle such as canned goods or gift cards call and we will pick them up or just drop them off at the center. The drawing will be held at the firehall bake and craft sale on April 5.

Don’t forget to spring ahead on Saturday night March 9.

Highlights:

3/17: St Patricks day

3/18: last lunch and ramp bowling, April starts our mystery lunch

3/21: VITA tax

3/24: blood pressure check

3/25: senior night out

3/27: birthday lunch

Trips:

4/8: casino

May 5-7: Lancaster

October 4-12: New Orleans

November 1-8: Hawaii

Allegheny

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

Monday: Coffee, pool, 9 a.m.; Hand & Foot tournament, 9:30 a.m.; free walk-in blood pressure testing, 10 a.m.; VITA tax prep, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sundae Monday, 12:30 p.m.; Bingo, 1 p.m.; Extreme Fitness class with Susan, 1:15 p.m.; 1:30 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.; 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, Stamping class with Becky, 1 p.m.; bocce at Warren Mall, 2 p.m.

Wednesday: TAWC bus leaves from CRI lot, 8 a.m.; coffee, pool, 9 a.m.; VITA tax prep, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Brazilian embroidery class for beginners with Deb, 9:30 a.m.; cards, 10 a.m.; Advanced Brazilian embroidery class with Deb, 11 a.m.; Sunshine Mixed Bowling League at Riverside Lanes, ?Put some zing in your spring cleaning? herb class, 12:30 p.m.; Scrabble, Allegheny Belles line dancing at ACC, 12:45 p.m.; New ideas 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.; Make it-bake it, exercise CD, 11 a.m.; A.C.H.E. meets, 12 noon; TOPS meets, 12:45 p.m.; Bingo, 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.; Card Party Day, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Jammers, 10 a.m.; Extreme Fitness with Susan, 12:15 p.m.; cards, open Hand & Foot Canasta, 12:30 p.m.; new computer class (enrollment required) with Judi, 1 p.m.; Re-Structure Your Life workshop, 1-3:30 p.m.

ACC now has an all day Card Party Day once a month. In March, it?s on Friday, March 21 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. You, and you can even bring a friend with you, are invited to enjoy morning snacks before your card game starts and then for lunch some great hotdogs and hamburgers fresh from the kitchen at noon followed by lots of afternoon munchies. Sounds like a great day!

The VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) preparers, sponsored by RSVP, continue providing their special services for the elderly, disabled and low-income residents of both Warren & Forest Counties at no cost until April 15 by appointment only. For tax appointments in Warren at Allegheny Community Center, 42 Clark St., Endeavor at the Township Bldg., Marienville Library, Youngsville Borough Bldg., or Tionesta Library, call Sue or Barb at 230-7222.

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 & 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 17-21: ham and cabbage Monday; hot turkey sandwish Tuesday; barbecued ham sandwish Wednesday; taco salad Thursday; and cookout 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.