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EXETER: The Cosmopolitan Seniors will meet at 1 p.m. on Oct. 15 in St. Anthony’s Center. Hosts and hostesses are Mary Dirhan, Marcella Fountain, Frank Fountain, Frank Schall and Dorothy Serbin.


At the previous meeting, the 50-50 winners were Amy Alpaugh, Ginny Craig, Johanna Malinowski, Bernie Serbin and Helen Zarychta. Edmund Czachor won the special game prize and Marcella Fountain won the bingo jackpot. Bill and Maryann Kull were welcomed back to the group and Bill entertained everyone on the organ.


A casino trip is planed for Wednesday to Mount Airy with pick ups in Exeter and Pittston. Non-members welcome on trips. For details call Johanna at 570-655-2720.


FALLS: The Falls Active Adult Center, state Route 92, is offering a special Columbus Day special lunch on Thursday. A musical presentation by the Jolly Seniors Sextet will take place at 1 p.m.


Active Aging Day at Lazybrook Park will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Oct. 18.


A musical presentation by Ronnie Schoonover will take place at 1 p.m. on Oct. 25.


A masquerade party will be held on Oct. 31.


JENKINS TOWNSHIP: The Jenkins Township Senior Citizens’ organization will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 15 at the Jenkins Township Fire Hall. Note the date change for the meeting. President Jean Mudlock will preside. Anyone interested in becoming a member is invited to attend a meeting. Refreshments will be served and bingo will be played. Hostesses for this month are Joan Nostrum and Ruth Musto.


KINGSTON: The Kingston Adult Center, 335 Third Ave., will offer bag lunch today. The center will remain open for all activities.


Gina Thackara will discuss thoughts and memories of Christmas stockings at 11 a.m. on Wednesday. Members are encouraged to bring items with them.


A Columbus Day special lunch will be offered on Thursday. There will also be “Meditation with Jean” at 11:30 a.m.


The center will be closed in observance of Columbus Day on Monday.


There will be a special presentation, “The Life of Miners in the Anthracite Coal Region,” by the Anthracite Heritage Society at 11 a.m. on Oct. 15. Information regarding former miners will be taken to be included in a “Wall of Honor” in the society’s Memorial Garden. Forms for this program are available at the center. The public is invited.


The center will be offering the AARP Driver Safety Class. A refresher class will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. on Oct. 25. The regular eight-hour classes for first-time participants will be from 1 to 5 p.m. on Oct. 21 and Oct. 28. Reservations are required and can be made by calling the center at 570-287-1102.


MOUNTAIN TOP: The Marian Sutherland Kirby Library, 35 Kirby Ave., is offering free computer classes for seniors 55 and older at 2 p.m. every Thursday. Space is limited. This class if for beginners only.


There will be an e-reader workshop at 6 p.m. on Oct. 22. Participants should bring e-readers and tablets to learn how to download e-books.


For more information call or visit the Marian Sutherland Kirby Library or visit www.redcross.org.


PLYMOUTH: The Shawnee Senior Citizens will meet at 1 p.m. on Thursday in the First Welsh Baptist Church, West Shawnee and Girard avenues.


The board will meet at 12:30 p.m. with the Rev. Anita J. Ambrose, president, presiding. She will also lead the business meeting with the Shawnee Group.


Program for the afternoon is a presentation by Scott Cannon entitled, “The Marcellus Shale Reality Tour.”


Members should bring lunch. Beverages will be provided.


WILKES-BARRE: The Charles T. Adams Active Adult Center, 5 E. Market St. will be closed on Oct. 14 for Columbus Day.


Rent and property rebates will be done by a representatives of Senator Yudichak’s office from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Oct. 15.


There will be a Mature Workers Training Program from 9 a.m. to noon on Oct. 16. Reservations are due by noon the day before for lunch.


Wilkes College will host a Student Health Fair with door prizes from 10-11:45 a.m. on Oct. 17.


Foster Grand Parents will be meeting in the Café from 8-11:30 a.m. on Oct. 18.


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