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FALLS: The Falls Senior Center, State Route 92, is hosting Anita Waznia from Compassionate Home Care at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday. She will give a presentation on how to de-stress your life.

Heather Pekol and Christi Waolick, dietetic interns, will discuss the PA Produce Vegetable Supper Club at 11:15 a.m. on Thursday.

The Tunkhannock Dulcimer Group will perform from 1-1:45 p.m. on March 26.

KINGSTON: The Kingston Senior Center, 680 Wyoming Ave., will recognize National Nutrition Month with a special potato bar on Wednesday. Blood pressure checks will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. by Compassionate Care Hospice.

A nutritional segment on the benefits of chocolate will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Monday.

There will be a special Easter lunch on March 27 and the center will be closed on March 29 in observance of Good Friday.

AARP Driver Safety Classes will be held in April. The eight-hour session will take place from 1-5 p.m. on April 22 and April 29. To make reservations call 287-1102. Cost is $12 for AARP members and $14 for non-AARP members.

PITTSTON: Blooms & Bubbles, the Greater Pittston Chapter of the Red Hat Society, will holds its regular monthly meeting at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday at Asaki Japanese Restaurant, Shavertown. Hostesses are Darlene Wheeler and Eileen Burns. Queen Barbara Insalaco will preside. A canned goods donation for the Greater Pittston Food Pantry would be appreciated.

PITTSTON: The Pittston Senior Center, 441 N. Main St., is celebrating the arrival of spring with Pink and Purple Day on today. Members should wear bright colors.

Appointments are being made for assistance in filing property tax and rent rebate forms. Call Connie or Hazel at 655-5561.

Reservations are being taken for “Dining with Diabetes.” This program is offered through the Penn State Cooperative Extension and will be held at the center. There are four classes, 12:30-2 p.m., April 11 and 18, and May 2 and 16. There will be food demonstrations, tastings, physical activity, ideas to take home and discussions to help manage diabetes. Medicare recipients receive free registration. There is a small fee for those without Medicare. Pre-register by calling Connie at 655-5561.

PLAINS TWP.: The Plains Senior Citizens Project Head held a meeting on March 6 at SS. Peter & Paul’s school cafeteria, Hudson Road. President Kevin O’Connor welcomed Robert Mitchell as a new member.

Michael and Patricia Boncheck, trip coordinators, are planning a trip to Hunts Landing and the Sands Casino, Atlantic City in the month of May. Price for Hunts Landing is $38. Any member or non-member interested can call Mike or Pat at 823-2871. Final date to be discussed at the next meeting. The Sands Casino price will also be given at the next meeting.

The next meeting will be on Wednesday at the school cafeteria. Hostesses and hosts are Joan Marchetti, Marion Mahle, Maureen Magda, John Magda, Hank Kobowski and Yolanda Mariani. Hostesses are to report at 11:30 a.m.

A St. Patrick’s Day party will be held at this meeting. Chairperson is Maureen Magda.

SHICKSHINNY: Members of the Shickshinny Senior Center held their St. Patrick’s Day party on March 13. Everyone enjoyed a green punch, cake and party favors and entertainment by Tom Bergamino from “It’s Your Party” D.J. Service.

The center is planning a mini-health fair from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on April 17 at the center.

WILKES-BARRE: The Charles T. Adams Senior Center and Charlie T’s Café, 5 E. Market St., are making no-sew lap robes from 11 a.m. to noon today with Wilkes University student volunteers.

Trooper Tom Kelly will be a guest speaker at 11 a.m. on Wednesday. The topic will be “Senior Safety.” Lunch will follow. To reserve lunch call the center by today.

Back and hand massage therapy will be given by a certified massage therapist at 10 a.m. on Thursday and blood pressure screenings will be available at 11 a.m. Lunch will follow. Call the center by Wednesday to reserve lunch.

The Blind Association will present Eye Sight Facts and Myths at 11 a.m. on Monday. Lunch will follow. Call the center to make a reservation for lunch.

Assistance with rent and property tax rebate forms is available from 9 a.m. to noon on March 26. Appointments only.

An Easter party with egg hunt, games and prizes will be held at noon on March 27. Prizes awarded for wearing Easter bonnets and hats.

WILKES-BARRE: Rainbow Seniors will meet at 1 p.m. today at Albright United Methodist Church, Dana and Grove streets. Servers are Jack and Dorothy Coach. Dues for 2013 are due.

WILKES-BARRE: The RCA retirees will meet at 1 p.m. on Wednesday at the Old Country Buffet, East End Center. New members welcome.

WILKES-BARRE: Father Nahas Senior Citizens Club will hold a birthday luncheon party in honor of President George Morrash’s 91st birthday at 1:50 p.m. today in the church hall of St. Mary’s Antiochian Orthodox Church, 905 S. Main Street. The event is chaired by Sadie Bergstrasser and assisted by Joan Kaufer and Hal Morrash.

Regular meetings of the club are held at 1:30 pm. on the first and third Tuesdays of each month in St. Mary’s church hall. Persons 55 years of age and older are welcome to join.

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