First Posted: 3/19/2013
Senior Citizens Centers sponsored by the Area Agency on Aging for Luzerne and Wyoming Counties offer hot noon meals Monday through Friday to people 60 years of age or older. Donations from participants are accepted and needed in order to expand this program.
The following is the menu for the week of April 22:
Monday: Philly Steak Sandwich, Cheese on side, Broccoli Salad, Steak Fries, Whole Wheat Hot Dog Roll, Tropical Fruit, Margarine, Milk and Coffee.
Tuesday: Volunteer Recognition Luncheon: Stuffed Pork Loin with Cranberry Stuffing Topped with Sauce, Scalloped Potato, Broccoli Florets & Baby Carrot Mix, Dinner Roll, Cake, Margarine, Milk and Coffee.
Wednesday: Baked Fish w/Paprika, Potatoes Au Gratin, Snap Peas and Carrots, Whole Wheat Dinner Roll, Orange Juice, Tartar Sauce, Ketchup, Rice Pudding, Margarine, Milk and Coffee.
Thursday: Italian Chicken, Mashed Potatoes, Italian Green Beans, Rye Bread, Apple Crisp, Margarine, Milk and Coffee.
Friday: Ground Beef & Mushrooms, Buttered Noodles, Harvard Beets, Chicken Vegetable Soup, Rye Bread, Crackers, Banana, Margarine, Milk and Coffee.
The next meeting of the Cosmopolitan Seniors will be at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, April 2 in St. Anthony’s Center in Exeter. Hosts/hostesses are Mary Dirhan, Frank Fountain, Marcella Fountain, Bernie Serbin and Dorohy Serbin.
A trip to Mount Airy Casino is scheduled for Wednesday, April 17 with pickups in Exeter and Pittston. Non-members are welcome. Details can be obtained from Johanna at 655-2720.
Pittston Senior Center
An Easter dinner will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 27. Reservations must be made at least one day in advance. Asking donation is $2.
A few seats are still available for a day trip to the Hollywood Casino on Wednesday, April 3.
Property Tax and Rent Rebate Forms can be obtained at the center. Call the center to make an appointment.
The center is inviting new members to join. Asking donation is $5. The center offers various exercise classes, educational as well as recreational programs, socialization, internet, computer access, cards, shuffleboard, nutritional meal programs, bingo and much more. New members will receive a gift for joining as well as a complimentary dinner voucher.
A few openings remain for a program entitled Dining with Diabetes. The program is offered through Penn State Cooperative Extension. Four classes will be held from 12:30 to 2 p.m. on April 11 and 18 and May 2 and 16. Each class will offer food demonstrations and tastings, physical activity, ideas to take home and discussions regarding to help manage Diabetes. Medicare recipients receive free registration. Pre-registration is necessary.
The Center will be closed on Friday and there will be no league bowling at Elko’s on March 29 for Good Friday.
For more information, call Connie Andrews at 655-5561.
Falls Senior Center
Activities for seniors age 55 and older.
March 25 – 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Wii competition with Tunkhannock SC at Tunkhannock
March 25 – 1 p.m. Crocheting Club meets (this is for all levels) we continue to make slipper socks and lap blankets.Our goal is 35 of each for our Christmas homebound poject which is sponsored by the Area Agency on Aging.
March 27 – Easter luncheon.
The Center is closed on March 28 for Good Friday.
Anyone 60 and older who would like at attend the center for a hot meal at noon for a suggested donation of $2 should RSVP to Twila at 388-2623 by 12:30 a.m. the day before.
The center offers daily activities such as Wii games, shuffleboard, scrabble and cards.
The center is open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday and is located on SR 92, Falls.