WEEK OF JAN. 4-9
AARP NO. 283: Meets at 1:30 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at the John Duke Senior Center, 1201 Hyde Park Blvd. For national AARP information, call (888) 687-2277 or visit www.aarp.org.
FRIENDLY SENIORS: Group meets at 1:30 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at the John Duke Senior Center, 1201 Hyde Park Blvd.
FUNTASTIC TRAVEL CLUB: The group will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Lewiston Senior Center. Non-members welcome. Call Rosalie Proietti at 754-4016.
Trips: “Singin’ in the Rain” show April 25, Lancaster Opera House Theater ($69); A tribute to Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers, May 20, Seneca Allegany Casino ($63, receive $20 slots and free buffet). You’ll need current government picture identification to receive bonuses. Buffalo Grain Elevator tour, July 8.
GARY BILLINGSLEY, ATTORNEY FOR THE ELDERLY:
MONDAY: 11:30-12:30 p.m., Hartland Bible Church, 8110 Weston Ave., Gasport.
TUESDAY: 11:30-12:30 p.m., Lewiston Senior Center; 1:30-3:30 p.m., Lockport Office for Aging.
WEDNESDAY: 11 a.m.-noon, Wheatfield Community Center; noon-1 p.m., Calvin Richards Community Center, 7100 Lockport Road. Call 438-4020.
GOLDEN AGE PROGRAM: 1302 Main St. The group meets the first Monday of the month. Call 285-8224, Ext. 215.
HOLY TRINITY SENIORS: The group meets the first and third Mondays of the month at St. Michael’s Center, East Falls and 27th streets. Doors open at 10 a.m., and the meeting is at noon, followed by coffee and a snack. Call Helen Zymroz at 284-1232.
JOHN A. DUKE SENIOR CITIZENS CENTER: It is open from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. and is located at 1201 Hyde Park Blvd. Call 297-9324.
MONDAY: Bingo, 10:30 a.m.; nutrition, 11:45 a.m., crotchet, 1 p.m.
TUESDAY: Exercise, 10 a.m.; Elders group, 11 a.m.; nutrition, 11:45 a.m.
WEDNESDAY: Needle painters, 10 a.m.; Bruce Michaels, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; nutrition, 11:45 a.m.; euchre, 1 p.m. Center closes at 8:30 p.m.
THURSDAY: Exercise, 10 a.m.; nutrition, 11:45 a.m.; pinochle, 1 p.m. Center closes at 8:30 p.m.
FRIDAY: Mahjongg, 9 a.m. tai chi, 9:30 a.m.; nutrition, 11:45 a.m.; euchre, 1 p.m.
LADIES OF THE MIST: The group meets at 1 p.m. the second Friday of the month at the John Duke Senior Center. The group is accepting new members. Call Barbara Freedman at 754-2148.
LASALLE NEIGHBORHOOD FACILITY: The facility is open from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. and is located at 95th Street and Colvin Boulevard.
MONDAY: Bingo, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:45 a.m.
TUESDAY: Bingo, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:45 a.m.
WEDNESDAY: Bingo, 10 a.m.; Dynaband, 11 a.m.; lunch, 11:45 a.m.
THURSDAY: Bingo, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:45 a.m.
FRIDAY: Bingo, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:45 a.m.
LEWISTON SENIOR CENTER: The center, 4361 Lower River Road, Youngstown, is open from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. A hot meal is served at 11:45 a.m. Monday-Friday. Reservations must be made a day in advance by 11:30 a.m.; call 754-2071.
MONDAY: Mahjongg, 9 a.m.; line dancing, 10 a.m.
TUESDAY: Officers meeting, 10:30 a.m.; NCOFA lawyer, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (call to make an appointment); New Year’s Eve party, 11 a.m. with “Bubbly” and lunch ($3.25)
WEDNESDAY: “Larks” rehearsal, 9:30 a.m.; bingo, 1 p.m.
THURSDAY: Tai Chi, woodcarvers, 9:30 a.m.; Resistance Band exercise, 10:30 a.m.; euchre, 12:30 p.m.; Funtastics travel, 1 p.m.
FRIDAY: Quilting/crafts, 9:30 a.m.; line dancing, 10 a.m., bridge, 12:30 p.m.
MOUNT SINAI BAPTIST SENIORS: The Deaconess Ministry meets from 10:30-12:30 p.m. Tuesdays at 1750 Tennessee Ave. Call 285-5650.
NEWFANE GOLDEN AGERS: Group meets the second and fourth Thursdays of the month and is open to anyone 60 years old and older. For program information, call Cindy at 778-5587.
NEW HOPE BAPTIST CHURCH SENSATIONAL SENIORS: The group meets at 11 a.m. the first and third Wednesdays of the month for business meetings, Bible study speakers, arts and crafts, trips and lunches at the church, 1122 Buffalo Ave. Call Joyce Jones at 285-5012 or 282-8118.
NIAGARIAN GROUP LEADERS CLUB: Meetings are held at 9:45 a.m. the second Friday of the month at the John Duke Senior Center. Members are group leaders or tour directors of senior clubs of Niagara County. The purpose of the club is to build closer relations between group leaders and provide information to one another. New members are welcome. Call Dorothy Chiappone at 283-0744.
OUR LADY OF LEBANON SENIOR SOCIETY: Group meets at 1 p.m. the second Wednesday of the month at the John Duke Senior Center. New members are welcome.
Trips: Hamburg Casino, fourth Wednesday of every month ($12 for bus). Call Joe Faddoul at 283-7428.
POTTER’S HOUSE SENIORS’ MINISTRY: Golden Crown Seniors meet at 12:30 p.m. the first Saturday of the month at Potter’s House Church, 723 Seventh St. Call Vivian Watkins at 285-3445.
RANSOMVILLE SENIORS: Meet for lunch at 11:45 a.m. the third Thursday of the month at the Ransomville Fire Hall, 2521 Youngstown-Lockport Road, Ransomville. Call 438-4030 two days ahead to attend.
REUNITED SENIORS: Meet at 1:30 p.m. the first and third Wednesdays of the month at the John Duke Senior Center. New members are welcome. Call Norm Conklin at 282-7199.
SANBORNITE SENIORS: The group meets at the Sanborn Fire Hall, 5811 Buffalo St. The hall opens at 9 a.m. The first Wednesday of every month is “bring your own sandwich” lunch at noon, followed by bingo. The third Wednesday of every month is a potluck supper at 5:30 p.m. followed by entertainment.
WEDNESDAY: Fit rhythms, 9:30 a.m.
THURSDAY: Tai chi, 9:30 a.m.
ST. GEORGE ORTHODOX SENIOR SOCIAL CLUB: Meets at 7 p.m. the second Wednesday of the month at the church hall, 1073 Saunders Settlement Road. Call 283-5483.
ST. JAMES SENIORS: The group meets at 11 a.m. the third Friday of the month at St. James United Methodist Church, 4661 Porter Road. Call 283-5185.
ST. JOHN DE LASALLE SENIORS: Group meets at 10 a.m. the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at the St. Charles Borromeo Center, 8469 Buffalo Ave. Call Gladys Lewis at 284-8467.
ST. JOHN DE LASALLE TRAVEL CLUB:
Trips: “Nunsense II” matinee, Feb. 12, $85, Riviera Theatre, North Tonawanda, with lunch at Grapevine Restaurant; Turning Stone Casino, March 8-9 ($180, with $25 meal credit first night, $40 slots and $20 meal credit and $20 slots for second night); “Oh What a Night” Frankie Valli tribute, April 29, Seneca Niagara Casino ($65 includes transportation, tip, $20 slots, lunch and show); Together Again with Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers’ impersonators, May 20, Seneca Allegany Casino ($65 includes transportation, tip $20 slots, lunch and show); The Coasters, Oct. 21, Seneca Niagara Casino ($65 includes transportation, tip, $20 slots, buffet and show); A Taste of the Danube on Avalon Waterways’ newer ship, Aug. 28-Sept 5 ($1,939, does not include air fare); Footsteps of Apostle Paul, May 2016, Greece and Turkey. Call Terry Calovini at 283-0012 or Phyllis Violanti at 283-0756. Membership is not required to participate in trips.
ST. VINCENT DE PAUL SENIORS: Group meets at 1 p.m. the first Monday of the month at St. Leo’s hall, 2748 Military Road. Call Carol at 297-6059.
SWEET LADIES OF THE COMMUNITY: The group meets 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Niagara Falls Housing Authority Doris Jones Family Resource Bldg., 3001 Ninth St.
MONDAY: Quilting and cutting out material.
TUESDAY: Discussion, ideas and planning.
WEDNESDAY: Crocheting and embroidering.
FRIDAY: Review, discussion, orientation or speaker. For more information, call 285-5374.
TOWN OF NIAGARA SENIORS:7300 Lockport Road, Town of Niagara. Call 297-5243, Ext. 201.
TUESDAY: Bingo, 11 a.m.; lunch, noon.
WEDNESDAY: Lunch, noon.
THURSDAY: Bingo, 11 a.m.; lunch, noon. The library is open Tues.-Thurs.
TRAIL-BLAZING SENIORS: The “Eat Well ... Stay Well” program meets from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at St. John’s AME Church, 917 Garden Ave., Niagara Falls. Call 285-6432 for more information.
TUESDAY: Gospel videos.
FRIDAY: Cooperative Extension and card bingo.
WHEATFIELD SENIOR CITIZENS: 2790 Church Road, Wheatfield:
MONDAY: Bowling at Manor Lanes, 9 a.m. Bowlers are needed.
TUESDAY: Therabands exercise, 9 a.m.; Crestwood bingo, 10 a.m.; Niagara County lunch program, 11:30 a.m.; bridge, 12:45 p.m.
WEDNESDAY: Ceramics, 9 a.m.; beginners’ line dancing, 9:30 a.m.; line dancing, 10 a.m.; Niagara County lunch program, 11:30 a.m.; arts and crafts, 1 p.m. Call 694-9381.
THURSDAY: Therabands exercise, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; Wii bowling, 12:30 p.m.
FRIDAY: Cards, games, chatter. Business meeting is held the last Friday of every month.
Trip: St. Patrick’s Day show, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., March 12 ($45 with deposit of $25 due Jan. 18 and final payment due Feb. 13); Nashville, Tenn., April 13-18 ($709). Call Jean Marshall at 694-5567 or Joan Piorkowski at 693-7355.
WILLING WORKERS: The group meets at 10 a.m. Tuesdays at Mount Erie Baptist Church, 1152 Fairfield Ave. First Tuesday of the month, business meeting and testimony service; second Tuesday, testimony and exercise; third Tuesday, Bible study; fourth Tuesday, birthday celebration or outing. Call Sanders at 285-2965.
WILSON GOLDEN AGERS: The group meets at 11 a.m. the first and third Tuesdays at the Wilson Fire Hall, 250 Young St. Coffee and tea at 10 a.m. Call Sandy Yousett at 751-9284.
ADDITIONAL NEWS: The Coalition of Agencies in Service to the Elderly meetings are held the first Wednesday of each month. Meeting locations rotate throughout the county. CASE is a group of agencies, organizations and people whose mission is to provide community resource education and networking opportunities to enhance services for the aging in Niagara County. Call 285-8224.