Senior Citizens’ News: ‘Nutrition Links’ continues May 24 in Pittston


Members and friends of the Falls Active Adult Center honored those aged 90 and over with a special lunch and a sing along with the Jolly Seniors. In photo, from left, first row, Ken Britton, Art Haefner. Second row, Ron Jackson, Kay Cherneski, Stew Atkinson, and Ed McCabe.


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    PITTSTON ACTIVE ADULT CENTER

    ‘Nutrition Links’ continues May 24

    PITTSTON — Lillian Burnett from Penn State Extension will present a program called “Nutrition Links” from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays, May 24, and 31 at the Pittston Active Adult Center. This series of lessons and activities on various topics will help residents care and feed their families on a limited budget by learning how to prepare low-cost quick meals, food safety skills, how to read food labels, choosing fruits and vegetables. Registration is required.

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

    Shuffleboard matches are held at 10 a.m. Wednesday mornings where the men challenge the women.

    Craft class with Faye and Rosanne is held at 10 a.m. Thursday mornings, as is Wii bowling with John.

    The center offers ballroom dance lessons with Joseph Kull, instructor at 2 p.m. Thursdays. 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

    Garden group meets May 25

    EXETER TWP. — Garden group will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 25 to plant in the earth boxes.

    The center will host a flea market and bake sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 4. The Falls Lions Club will be selling food. Outside space is available for $10. Contact Twila Watkins at the center to reserve a space.

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    Members and friends of the Falls Active Adult Center honored those aged 90 and over with a special lunch and a sing along with the Jolly Seniors. In photo, from left, first row, Ken Britton, Art Haefner. Second row, Ron Jackson, Kay Cherneski, Stew Atkinson, and Ed McCabe.
    http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_Falls-90.jpgMembers and friends of the Falls Active Adult Center honored those aged 90 and over with a special lunch and a sing along with the Jolly Seniors. In photo, from left, first row, Ken Britton, Art Haefner. Second row, Ron Jackson, Kay Cherneski, Stew Atkinson, and Ed McCabe. Submitted photo
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