Senior Citizens’ News: ‘Spring Flowers’ in acrylics class to be offered April 4 at Falls center


Members of the Falls Active Adult Center enjoyed a concert by Vocal Accord Barbershop Quartet while celebrating Don and Norene Faux’s 70th wedding anniversary, which was March 27. In photo, from left, first row, Norene Faux, Don Faux. Second row, Raleigh Block, Don Overdorff, Dane Bower and Lou Volpetti.


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PITTSTON ACTIVE ADULT CENTER

Tickets on sale for dance

PITTSTON — Tickets are on sale for the Spring Fling dance to be held from 7 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, April 23. Cost is $7.50 which includes music by George Rittenhouse and light refreshments. Tickets will not be sold at the door.

A four-hour AARP Safe Drivers Course will be offered on Friday, May 6. This is a refresher course and is only offered to individuals who have completed either the two-part basic course or refresher course in the past three years. Those who complete this course and are at least 55 years of age may be eligible for a 5 percent car insurance discount for the next three years. To register for this class contact Connie or Hazel at 570-655-5561.

Line dancing classes with Sue are held at 10 a.m. on Monday. Exercise classes with Catherine and Ruth are held at 9 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Sandi offers chair exercise classes at 11 a.m. on Tuesdays and 9 a.m. on Thursdays. There is no charge for these classes.

Ceramic Class with Ann is held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesdays while Bingo with Ron and Amy is held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday and Friday mornings and also from 1 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday afternoons.

Shuffleboard matches are held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday morning, men challenge the women. Helen Shannon is captain. Craft class with Faye and Roseann is held at 10 a.m. Thursday mornings. Wii bowling with John is offered.

The center offers ballroom dance lessons with Joseph Kull, instructor at 2 p.m. on Fridays. A small fee is charged.

Bridge lessons for beginners and those who want to refresh their skill are being scheduled for Friday afternoons. Contact Connie Kokinda at 570-655-5561 for more information.

The center is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Free coffee is available from 8:30 a.m. to closing.

Lunch is served at noon Monday to Friday. Asking donation is $2 for those 60 years of age or older and $4.62 for those under 60 years of age. Reservations must be made by noon at least one day in advance. To make reservations, call the center at 570-655-5561.

FALLS ACTIVE ADULT CENTER

‘Spring Flowers’ class is Monday

EXETER TWP. — Artist Rose Brostoski will give a class from 9:30 a.m. to noon on Monday, April 4 entitled “Spring Flowers” in acrylics at the Falls Active Adult Center.

Lillian Russell-Burnett, Nutrition Education Advisor for Penn State Cooperative Extension, will conducts classes on teaching people how to eat better for less from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on the following Thursdays — April 7, 14, 21 and 28. Reserve a spot by Tuesday, April 5.

Book Club will meet from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Monday, April 11 to discuss “No Second Chance” by Harlan Coben.

Craft group will make clay necklaces and earrings on Mondays, April 11 and 18.

A special volunteer recognition lunch will be held Thursday, April 14.

Singer and entertainer Johnny Diamond will be on hand from 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. Friday, April 15.

A staff member from Rep. Aaron Kaufer’s office will be on hand from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 20 to assist area residents with any state related issues they may have.

The following activities are available throughout the week to anyone ages 50 and older at the Falls Active Adult Center:

Mondays: 10:30 a.m. to noon, Craft Club meets. Many projects are offered with all supplies provided.

Tuesdays: Brain games at lunch. Bingo following lunch.

Wednesdays: 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. walking group meets, weather permitting. Nutrition tips at lunch.

Thursdays: Nutrition talks at lunch. Bingo will be held following lunch.

Fridays: 9:30 a.m. to noon Geocaching activity, weather permitting. Free Zumba Gold from 9:15 to 10 a.m.

Anyone wishing to join the Falls Active Adult Center for a hot meal each day at noon for a suggested donation of $2 for those 60 and over and $4.62 for those under 60 should call Twila at 570-388-2623 by 12:30 p.m. the day before.

COSMOPOLITAN SENIORS

Club meeting April 12

EXETER — The Cosmopolitan Seniors club will meet at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, April 12 at 1 p.m. in St. Anthony’s Center. Hosts and hostesses are Ed Czachor, Joe Kleback, Marion Kratzer and George Mislan.

A casino trip is scheduled to Sands Casino on Thursday, April 14. Pickups are in Exeter and Pittston. It is not required to be a club member to join a trip. For more information, Call Johanna at 570-655-2720.

Members of the Falls Active Adult Center enjoyed a concert by Vocal Accord Barbershop Quartet while celebrating Don and Norene Faux’s 70th wedding anniversary, which was March 27. In photo, from left, first row, Norene Faux, Don Faux. Second row, Raleigh Block, Don Overdorff, Dane Bower and Lou Volpetti.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/web1_Falls-Vocal-Accord.jpgMembers of the Falls Active Adult Center enjoyed a concert by Vocal Accord Barbershop Quartet while celebrating Don and Norene Faux’s 70th wedding anniversary, which was March 27. In photo, from left, first row, Norene Faux, Don Faux. Second row, Raleigh Block, Don Overdorff, Dane Bower and Lou Volpetti. Submitted photo
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