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.; blood pressure testing, 10 a.m.; lunch, noon; pool, games, 1 p.m.; exercise, 3 p.m.

Tuesday: Rotary, noon; senior night out, 4 p.m.

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

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

Friday: 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Old outdated medicine hanging around?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.

Highlights:

3/24: blood pressures

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.; Bingo, 1 p.m.; Extreme Fitness class with Susan, 1:15 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, 1 p.m.; walking at Warren Mall, 1:15 p.m.; bocce at Warren Mall, 2 p.m.; Explore Your Future workshop sessions I & II, 4-8 p.m.

Wednesday: Salamanca bus leaves CRI lot, 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, Hospice Bingo at ACC, 12:30 p.m.; Scrabble, Hand & Foot Reflexology with Denny, 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.; exercise CD, 11 a.m.; TOPS meets, Bingo, 12:45 p.m.; bocce at Warren Mall, 2 p.m.; Explore Your Future workshop sessions III & IV, 4-8 pm.

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, 12:30 p.m.; new computer class (enrollment required) with Judi, 1 p.m.; Re-Structure Your Life workshop, 1-3:30 p.m.

What’s next in your life? Explore Your Future workshops being held at Allegheny Community Center help you identify “what’s next” and thru some dynamic activities you will learn how to create a satisfying lifestyle as time goes on. This is sponsored by Pennsylvania Department of Aging. There are two 2-session workshops, the first one on Tuesday, March 25, and the second one on Thursday, March 27, both from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Registration required and limited by calling 723-3237 or sending an email to rsvp@westpa.net. The $15 donation includes dinner.

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 through 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.

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 24-28: chicken tenders Monday; lasagna Tuesday; meatloaf Wednesday; sloppy joe Thursday; and 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.