Senior Citizens’ News: AARP Smart Drivers course is Oct. 17 in Pittston



    Drivers’ course is Oct. 17

    PITTSTON — An AARP Smart Drivers four-hour refresher course will be offered at the Pittston Active Adult Center from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 17. Cost of the class is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. Participants may entitle to a 5 percent discount on automobile insurance if they are ages 55 or older and successfully complete this course. Participants should check with their insurance carrier for specifics on the program. Class size is limited and pre-registration is necessary by calling the center.

    Reservations are now being taken for the following trips organized by the Pittston Active Adult Center:

    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. 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. 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. on Thursday mornings, as is Wii bowling with John.

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


    Club meeting Oct. 11

    EXETER — The Project HEAD Club will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11 in St. Anthony’s center. Hosts and hostesses are Maureen Gosart, Ron Gosart, Johanna Malinowski and Vic Malinowski.

    Casino trips are scheduled to Sands Casino for Thursdays, Nov. 10 and Dec. 1. Pickups are in Exeter and Pittston and it is not required to be a club member to join a trip. For more information, or to make a reservation, call Johanna at 570-655-2720.
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