The Daily Press
Senior Center Spotlight
Upcoming meals for eat-in only include: Mar. 6-Chicken Marsala; Mar. 7-Chicken stew; Mar. 8-Stadium hot dog; Mar. 9-Salisbury steak; Mar. 10-Creamy vegetable lasagna
St. Marys Senior Center
The St. Marys Senior Center is located at 104 Erie Ave. between Erie Avenue and Depot Street, directly across from the parking garage. Contact Director, Lesa Lamb at 781-3555 to find out more about the center. Stop in to pick-up your monthly menu and activity calendar. The director’s hours are 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Monday-Friday.
Coffee hour is 8:309:30 a.m. Activities generally take place between 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Please support your local center to keep it going. Anyone age 55 and over can become a member. Membership dues are being collected for 2023. Make Checks payable to SMSC.
Stretch and Strength, easy exercise class, meets Tuesdays and Fridays at 10:15-11:15 a.m. There is no charge. Call to check on games and to put your name on the list, especially Hand and Foot/Canasta now being played on Mondays after lunch. Left-Right-Center Thursdays at 12:30. Fridays - Color or Craft after lunch. Stop in and win big! 50-50 Fridays at the center.
Information sheets on good healthy habits, Medicare and self-improvement are handed out regularly.
Upcoming events include: Tuesday, March 14, 12:20 p.m. program with Ray Beimel, the March 6 program has been cancelled; Wednesday, March 8, 9:45 a.m. kitchen volunteer update class. Phone the center to be put on the list. March 8, 12:20 p.m. Mexican Train Dominoe game with Marci. This is for beginners and experienced players. Come to the center and learn something new. March 15, 12:30 Treasure BINGO. Bring a wrapped item.
Your lunch reservation is binding and you are responsible for the meal if you don’t attend. The suggested donation for meals is $4 per meal. Participants need to be age 60 or older and must complete a registration form to be eligible for the discounted price. Others can eat for a $6.50 fee. All centers have changed over to a “touch screen” meal ordering system. Stop in for a demo and to get your I.D. card. Meals must be ordered by 12 p.m. the day before at the latest. Announcements begin at 11:45 a.m. followed by lunch.
Fox Township Senior Center
The Fox Township Senior Center is location at 365 Main St. Kersey and can be reached at 814-885-8111.
Please note there are new menu items, come and try them out. 2023 dues are now due only $10 per year.
Activities for February and March includes: Bingo at 10:30 a.m. every Wednesday; knit and crochet at 10:30 a.m. every Thursday; first Friday of every month Cash Bash Friday live music by Jim Shaffer; Mar. 7-Pound Bingo at 10:30 a.m.; Mar. 9-Bean Bag Tournament at 10 a.m. Mar. 10-cochet class at 10 a.m.; Mar. 13-Line dancers from Johnsonburg at 10:30 a.m.
We would like to see a large crowd for all the activities at the center to show our entertainers that we greatly appreciate them.
The Fox Twp Senior Center is looking for meals on wheels drivers, please call the center for more information 814-885-8111.
The Fox Twp Senior Center is making Easter Eggs every Thursday & Friday at 9 a.m. volunteers needed. We will be doing pre-orders only by calling 814-8858111. Peanut Butter or Coconut $6 for a half dozen $11 per dozen. Last day to order is March 20. Pickup dates are April 4 and 5 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Winners of February Bean Bag Tournament were Ann Lenox and Martha Micale.
Johnsonburg Senior Center
The Johnsonburg Senior Center is open from 8:30 a.m. -1:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Join in for cards at 12:30 p.m. every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Mexican Train and Dominoes are Friday at 12:30 p.m. There is line dancing on
Mondays at 12 p.m. and Thursdays at 10 a.m. A Stretch and Strength class is held at 9 a.m. on Tuesdays. It is light exercises and muscle strengthening that can be done in a chair. Knitting Club meets every Tuesday at 1 p.m. Club Bingo is the second Friday of every month at 6:30 p.m.
The center is looking for more card players for Cinch, 500 and Pinochle. Call the club for more information.
Please order lunch by 12:30 p.m. the business day prior to the meal by calling 814-965-5638. A minimum donation of $4 is suggested to help cover the cost of the meal. Lunch is served at 11:45 a.m.
Bennetts Valley Senior Center
The Bennetts Valley Senior Center is located at 149 Plum Street in Weedville.
The center is open Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Mindy Krulia is the director. She can be reached at 814-787-7888 during center hours.
Come and join our Coffee Club, the first Monday of the month, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Blood pressure checks are available for free the second Thursday of the month at 11 a.m. Every Monday at 11 a.m. is chair yoga. Bingo is every Tuesday at 1 p.m.
Upcoming activities for March include: Healthy Steps for Older Adults Workshop. You must be signed up to attend. Call the center if you would like to attend. March 2 is Healthy Steps for Older Adults Workshop. You must be signed
up to attend. Call the center if you would like to attend. March 6 is Coffee Club at 10:30 a.m., chair yoga at 11 a.m. March 9 is blood pressure checks at 11 a.m. March 13 a visit from Bennetts Valley Elementary School students at 10 a.m. for a musical performance and an adult bullying program with Renee from
Ameri-Health. March 14 is St. Patrick’s Day Bingo at 11:15 a.m. March 16, we will be making chocolate leprechaun hats. (sign up is required). March 23 we will be playing “Lets Golf” at 11 a.m. Other activities always available are: Wii Bowling, golf, baseball, puzzles, word search, TV. Come have a good cup
of coffee and enjoy the socialization.
Lunch is served daily at 12 p.m. You must be registered to sign up for lunch. If you are not registered and would like to eat lunch, please call the center and we will register you. You must be signed up the day prior by 12:30 p.m. Lunch is by donation. Suggested donation is
$4. You must be sixty or older and complete a registration to be eligible for the discounted price. All others can Eat for the regular price of $6.50.
Membership dues for 2023 are $10.
The director would love to see the center filled for the above programs to show our appreciation to anyone who comes and
gives up their time to educate or perform for our seniors.
We are always in need of volunteers! Kitchen volunteers are needed to fill in at times. Lunch is already prepared; it just needs served. If you would like to find out more about volunteering, please call Mindy or stop in during center hours.