Senior Citizens’ News: Get a neck and shoulder massage on April 25 in Falls


The Falls Active Adult Center will hold an open house from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 3. There will demonstrations of the center’s activities, light refreshments, and the first 20 people to stop by will receive a special Mother’s Day plant. Membership in the center is open to people 50 years and up. In photo, from left, first row, Pattie Gregorio, Twila Watkins, Norma Talbot, Faye Trgovac, Beth Rutkowski. Second row, Terry Fitting.


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PITTSTON ACTIVE ADULT CENTER

Tickets available for dinner dance

PITTSTON — Tickets are on sale for the annual Senior Dinner Dance to be held from noon to 4 p.m. on Thursday, May 5 at Genetti’s Hotel in Wilkes-Barre. Cost to attend is $21 for seniors over the age of 60 and $23 for seniors under the age of 60. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. and dinner will be served at 12:15 p.m. Entertainment will be by King Henry and the Showmen. For further information, contact Connie or Hazel at the center.

Reservations are now being taken for the following trips:

Tioga Downs Racing & Casino — Thursday, June 16

Mount Airy Casino — Monday, July 18

Sands Casino — Thursday, Aug. 18

Hollywood Casino — Thursday, Sept. 1

Ehrhardt’s Waterfront Resort Day Trip — Thursday, Oct. 6

Sands Casino — Thursday, Nov. 3

For more information, contact Connie Kokinda at the center.

Line dancing classes with Sue are held at 10 a.m. Mondays. 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. Tuesdays and 9 a.m. 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.

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

Bridge lessons will be held Friday afternoons. Contact Connie Kokinda at 570-655-5561 for more information.

FALLS ACTIVE ADULT CENTER

SCCTC students to visit April 25

EXETER TWP. — Neck and shoulder massages as well as manicures will be given by students from the Susquehanna County Career & Technology Center from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, April 25 under the supervision of Massage Therapy Instructor Jessica Warner.

Lillian Russell-Burnett, nutrition education advisor for Penn State Cooperative Extension, will conduct a class about how to eat better for less from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 28.

Book Club will meet from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Monday, May 2 to discuss “Mary Coin” by Marisa Silver.

An open house will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 3.

The center will be closed on Thursday, May 5 as the Annual Senior Dance will be held form noon to 4 p.m. at Genetti’s Best Western Hotel in Wilkes-Barre. The theme is “Secret Garden” and entertainment will be by King Henry and the Showmen. Cost to attend is $21 for those over the age of 60 and $23 for those under the age of 60. Contact the center for tickets.

Bob Perks, singer and former television host from WVIA-TV and radio host from WILK, will be on hand from 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. on Friday, May 6 to sing oldies from the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s.

COSMOPOLITAN SENIORS

Club meeting May 10

EXETER — The Cosmopolitan Seniors club will hold its next meeting at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 10 to attend the 43rd Anniversary Mass in St. Anthony’s Church of St. Barbara’s Parish, immediately followed by an anniversary dinner at St. Anthony’s Center.

A casino trip is scheduled to Sands Casino on Thursday, May 12. Pickups are in Exeter and Pittston. It is not required to be a member to join a trip. Call Johanna at 570-655-2720 for reservations and information.

The Falls Active Adult Center will hold an open house from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 3. There will demonstrations of the center’s activities, light refreshments, and the first 20 people to stop by will receive a special Mother’s Day plant. Membership in the center is open to people 50 years and up. In photo, from left, first row, Pattie Gregorio, Twila Watkins, Norma Talbot, Faye Trgovac, Beth Rutkowski. Second row, Terry Fitting.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/web1_Falls-Open-House.jpgThe Falls Active Adult Center will hold an open house from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 3. There will demonstrations of the center’s activities, light refreshments, and the first 20 people to stop by will receive a special Mother’s Day plant. Membership in the center is open to people 50 years and up. In photo, from left, first row, Pattie Gregorio, Twila Watkins, Norma Talbot, Faye Trgovac, Beth Rutkowski. Second row, Terry Fitting. Submitted photo
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