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Pittston Senior Center

2013 Membership renewals are now due. Requested donation is $5. Members are asked to update the center on any changes they may have had since their last renewal. New members are always welcome to come aboard. For further information or questions contact Connie Andrews, Center Director, at 655-5561.


Calling all bingo lovers. Beginning in January, in addition to Tuesday and Friday mornings from 9:30 to 11:30 bingo will also be added to the schedule on Wednesday afternoons from 1 to 3 p.m. Not a morning person? Come for a fun afternoon of bingo.


On Tuesday, Jan. 8 the Pittston Library Bookmobile will be at the center at 11:30 a.m. with a nice variety of books for members to choose from.


On Thursday, Jan. 10, at 11:15 our guest speaker will be from Griswold Home Care to talk about staying safe and warm in the cold weather.


The Pittston Senior Center 2013 Mixed Bowling League is now forming. The league will begin on Friday, Jan. 25, and continue for 14 weeks. Cost of the bowling per week is $7. This is a fun league and is open to any senior 60 years of age or older. You do not need to be an experienced bowler to join this league. Bowling will take place at Elko Lanes in Dupont and begin at 1 p.m. To register for this league contact Connie Andrews at 655-5561. A special meeting to set up the teams and go over the rules will take place on Friday, Jan. 18, at 1 p.m. at the Senior Center. A special luncheon will take place at the end of the season.


Learn to Crochet classes are held each Monday at 10 a.m. with Katherine.


The following classes will resume for 2013:


Mondays – Line dance class with Sue at 10 a.m. & Polka Dance Group at 1 p.m. w/Ron & Sharon


Tuesdays - Chair exercise at 11:15; Pitch Group w/Tom at 1 p.m. & Zumba Gold w/Anita at 2 p.m.


Wednesdays – Ceramic Classes at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. with Ann Pisano


Thursdays – Needlepoint Craft Class w/Mary


Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 9 a.m. Weight Resistance Classes with Ruth and Catherine.


Cosmopolitan Seniors

The Cosmopolitan Seniors next meeting will be on Tuesday Jan. 8, at 1 p.m. in St. Anthony Center, Exeter. Dues will be collected. Host/hostesses are: Theresa Bekanich, Rose Gunsior, Marie Mantione, Jane Mikolosko and Marie Sperazza.


The club is open to all adults age 50 and over, regardless of religious affiliation and residence. Prospective members are invited to attend a meeting and enjoy a friendly social afternoon with your peers.


Travel coordinator Johanna is accepting reservations for a trip to Mount Airy Casino on Wednesday January 9. Pickups in Exeter and Pittston. You do not have to be a member to come on these trips. Details can be obtained from Johanna at 655-2720.


Falls Senior Center

The Falls Senior Center sponsored by the Area Agency on Aging for Luzerne/Wyoming counties invites anyone 60+ to the following activities:


Wed. Jan.9, at 10 a.m. Skin Care Clinic on Maintaing Healthy Skin during all Seasons by Patti Gregorio


Thurs. Jan.10 at 11:15 a.m. Free Blood Pressure Screening by Susan Anderson from Golden Living Center


Fri. Jan.11 at 1 p.m. there will be a singing presentation by Ronnie Schoonover, composer and singer of Country Gospel Music


Mon. Jan.14 at10 a.m. Falls Senior Center Wii Bowling team plays at Tunkhannock Senior Center


Every Mon.& Fri. from 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. there will be body stretch exercises using weights and bands


Every Mon. at 1 p.m. there will be crocheting class from 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.


Every Wed. at 10 a.m. there will be walking (weather permitting)


The Center offers daily activities such as Wii bowling, cards, scrabble and shuffleboard


Anyone wishing to join us for a hot meal at noon for a suggested donation of $2 should RSVP to Twila at 388-2623 by 12:30 p.m. the day before.


New members are always welcome. Membership for the year is a suggested donation of $4


The Center is open from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Mon. thru Fri.


It is located on SR92


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