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March 29. 2014 3:01PM


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Members of the Falls Active Adult Center celebrated National Nutrition Month with a strawberry dipping event after learning the nutritive benefits of strawberries and dark chocolate.


The center is located on Route 92 and is open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday through Friday.


Anyone wishing to stop by for a hot meal at noon, for a suggested donation of $2 for those 60 and older, or $3 under 60, should RSVP to Twila at 570-388-2623 by 12:30 p.m. the day before.


Anyone 50 and older is invited to the folllowing activities:


Monday: 1-2 p.m. Crocheting and Craft group


Tuesday: Brain games


Wednesday: 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Walking group


Thursday: Nutrition talks at lunch


Friday: 9:30 a.m. to noon, Geocaching activity


Drum Circle with Al Cabral will be from 12:45 to 2 p.m. on Friday, April 4.


The Book Club will meet to discuss “Killing Jesus” by Bill O’Rilley from 10 :30 a.m. to noon on Monday, April 7.


Russell Gunton from State Rep. Karen Boback’s office will be at the center to answer any questions or to assist with concerns from 10 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, April 9.


Lunch and Learn with Edward Michael from Rural Health Corporation will be on Friday, April 11. Michael will give an overview of services available through Rural Health Corporation to the population.


Special Easter lunch, followed with a musical presentation by songwriter and singer Ronnie Schoonove, will be held on Tuesday, April 15.


Pittston Center


The Pittston Active Adult Center is located at 441 North Main Street, Pittston. Hours of operation are Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. New members are always welcome to come aboard. Free coffee is served from 8:30 a.m. to closing. The center now has Wi-Fi available as well as three computers with internet access.


A Zumba Gold class is now being held on Tuesdays from 1:45 to 2:30 p.m. with Tony Balucha, certified Zumba Instructor. If you want to get physically fit and love to dance but hate to exercise this class is for you. Classes are open to adults 50 years of age or older. Cost for Center Members is $2 per/class and non-member is $3 per/class.


A Health Fair will be held on Thursday, April 3 by Wilkes Nursing Students from 9 to 11:30 a.m. The public is invited to attend.


Reservations are now open for the following trips:


April 30: Ehrhardt’s Waterfront Resort — Cost is $65 which includes motorcoach transportation, coffee and strudel upon arrival, a family-style dinner and a comedy show entitled “Raising Cane.”


Sunday, July 27: Woodloch Pines Resort — Cost is $70 which includes motorcoach transportation, sweet bread upon arrival, fabulous all-you-can-eat smorgasbord, boat rides and variety show.


An AARP Driver Safety Course will be offered at the Center on Friday, April 25. This will be a 4-hour refresher course. You must have taken an 8-hour course previously to register for this class. The class will be held from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Lunch may be ordered in advance for an asking donation of $2. By taking this course you may be entitled to a discount on your automobile insurance. Cost of this class is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non- members. Pre-registration is necessary by calling the Center at 570-655-5561.


Cosmopolitans


The next Cosmopolitan Seniors meeting will be Tuesday, April 1, in St. Anthony’s Center, Exeter, at 1 p.m. Hosts/hostesses are: Rosemary Golenski, Maureen Gosart, Ron Gosart, Johanna Malinowski, and Helen Zarychta.


A trip to Mount Airy Casino has been scheduled for Wednesday, April 23, with pickups in Exeter and Pittston. Included in the trip is a free buffet and free slot tournament for those people 55 years of age or older. You do not have to be a club member to attend the trip.


Call Johanna at 570-655-2720 for reservations and information.




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