THE MINERAL RIDGE LITTLE RAMS CHEERLEADERS will bring their pom poms to Shepherd of the Valley-Niles at 10:30 a.m. Saturday.
The 25 cheerleaders are from the Junior and Senior Competition Squad, which is made up of girls from ages 5 to 10. They will perform cheers and dance numbers and other routines for the nursing residents.
For more information, contact Kim Osborn, Shepherd of the Valley-Niles activity director, at 330-544-0771, Ext. 2814.
THE PLEASANTIMERS at Pleasant Valley Evangelical Church are hosting a free meeting on new rules and regulations on Medicare, Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drugs Part D plans for 2011, at 4 p.m. Saturday in the church youth chapel.
Seniors now have to register for what they want. There will be a seminar by an independent agency used to represent all the best insurance companies.
TRUMBULL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL RETIREE CLUB will hold a luncheon meeting at 11:30 a.m. Monday at Buena Vista Cafe in Warren. The program will be "The Anti-Slavery Movement and Underground Railway," presented by Sally Thomas. All TMH retirees are welcome.
The retiree Christmas party will be held at 11:30 a.m. Dec. 9 at Enzo's Restaurant in Warren. Members are reminded that their $5 dues and $15 Christmas party reservations are due by Monday.
For reservations and more information, call Vivian Abram at 330-759-7147.
UFCW LOCAL 880 RETIREES CLUB will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Lucianno's Restaurant in the Wedgewood Plaza. There will be a 50/50 drawing and bingo. For further information, call 330-544-5656. The Christmas luncheon is also set for 1 p.m. Dec. 14 at the Cafe 422 in Warren. Reservations are required for this event, call 330-788-2181 by Dec. 9 to make a reservation. Members are asked to bring one non-perishable food item to be given to a local food pantry. All UFCW Local 880 retirees, guests and friends are welcome.
Park Vista's LOW-VISION SUPPORT GROUP meets the second Tuesday of each month and provides information, support and resources for people with vision impairment. For information, contact Denise Creatore, 330-746-2944, Ext. 1551.
McDONALD SENIOR CITIZENS meet at 11 a.m. Wednesdays at the Woodland Park United Methodist Church off Ohio Avenue.
Nov. 17: Popcorn party / videos / Thanksgiving
Ward Center Presbyterian Church, 490 Lucy St., Masury, will serve FREE LUNCHES for senior citizens 60 and older from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. the third and fourth Wednesdays of each month.
Former VAN HUFFEL AND VANEX TUBE EMPLOYEES meet at 8 a.m. Fridays at Wayside Restaurant, 825 State Road N.W., Champion. For more information, call Jim Franklin at 330-856-4231.
The TRUMBULL COUNTY NUTRITION PROGRAM FOR THE ELDERLY is provided by the Trumbull County Office of Elderly Affairs and operates nutrition sites at 10 locations throughout Trumbull County. These sites provide a meal and the opportunity for socialization. Donations will be accepted.
Any senior citizen 60 and older and spouses of those 60 and older are welcome for lunch at any of the following sites:
l Cortview Village, 100 Cortview Drive, Cortland, noon Thursday and Friday
l Girard Multi-Generational Center, 443 Trumbull Ave., Girard, 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday
l Hubbard Senior Center, 220 W. Liberty St., 4 p.m. Monday through Friday
l Johnston Senior Center, 5922 Warren Road, Cortland, noon Monday through Friday
l Kinsman Fire Hall, 8450 Ridge Road, Kinsman, noon Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
l Lordstown Administration Building, 1455 Salt Springs Road, Lordstown, 11:45 a.m. Monday through Friday
l Newton Falls Community Center, 52 E. Quarry St., Newton Falls, 11:15 a.m. Monday through Friday
l United Steelworkers Hall, 1265 N. Main St., Niles, 11:45 a.m. Monday through Friday
l SCOPE Senior Center, 220 W. Market St., Warren, 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday
l Robert Morrison Village, 3000 Burton St. S.E., Warren, 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday
l West Farmington Senior Center, 151 College St., West Farmington, noon Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
For more information or to make reservations two working days in advance before 3 p.m., call 330-675-2486.
The menu for the week is:
l TODAY: Super dog on bun, baked beans, corn, apple juice
l MONDAY: Penne pasta with meatballs, green beans, Italian bread, apple juice, mixed fruit
l TUESDAY: Chicken salad, three bean salad, wheat bread, grape juice
l WEDNESDAY: Barbecue riblet, au gratin potatoes, spinach, Diamond Jim bun
l THURSDAY: Veterans Day.
l NOV. 12: Fish square/tartar sauce, stewed tomatoes, lima beans, mixed fruit
THE KINSMAN SENIOR CITIZEN NUTRITION SITE is open every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday to seniors 60 or older or those whose spouse is 60 or older. Meals are served about noon at the Kinsman Fire Hall. Cost is $1.25 per meal, and the doors open at 10 a.m.
Cards and bingo are played every day, and singing is on Wednesdays.
To attend, call two days prior and ask to speak to site manager Dollie Davis at 330-876-5123.
FOWLER-VIENNA SENIOR CITIZENS meet every Thursday at the Fowler Community Center.
The group meets from 9:30 a.m. or later to play cards and games, celebrate birthdays and anniversaries and for a 50/50 raffle and meals. Special meals are served on the fourth Thursday of the month. Cost is $3 each.
All those 55 and older are welcome. Annual dues are $12.
JOHNSTON SENIOR CENTER
5922 Warren Road, Cortland, 330-924-0412.
Open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. Membership is $12 a year. Puzzles and games are played daily. OSU Buckeye necklaces are for sale for $4.50, with all proceeds to benefit the center.
MONDAY: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., wood craft; 12:30 to 2 p.m., cornhole;
TUESDAY: 10:30 a.m. to noon, art group; 12:30 to 2 p.m., Wii, blood pressure check (second Tuesday of month); Buckeye necklaces and bracelets
WEDNESDAY: 10:30 a.m. to noon, needlework; blood pressure check (last Wednesday of month); flu shots, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.;
THURSDAY: Wii games, 11 a.m. to noon; bingo, 12:30 p.m.;
FRIDAY: 10:30 a.m. to noon, Wii;
VFW Meetings are 7 p.m. the second Wednesday of the month. New members and transfers welcome.
Daily meals served at noon. Call for a reservation.
Medicare speaker at 11 a.m. Tuesday
Emergency preparedness class at 11 a.m. Wednesday
Seniors and money speaker at noon Nov. 17.
FARMINGTON SENIOR CENTER
Open from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 7 a.m. to noon Mondays.
MONDAY: 7 a.m. to noon, full breakfast menu, open to the public
TUESDAY: 10:30 a.m., exercise class and quilting, cards and crafts; 6 p.m., cards, players' choice
WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY, FRIDAY: noon, nutrition program lunch, cost $1.25, and quilting, cards and crafts
Self-serve breakfast is available from 7 to 10 a.m. Tuesday through Friday
For more information, call 330-889-2733.
4447-B Mahoning Ave. 330-847-8179.
Breakfast 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. every Monday. Cost is $4 for members and $6 for nonmembers.
Lunch 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Cost is $3 for members and $5 for nonmembers. Call the day before. Carryouts are available. Menu suggestions are welcome. Special holiday lunches are $5 for everyone.
Three computers with free Internet are available every day.
MONDAY: Speaker after breakfast; 1 p.m., acrylic painting/crafts of choice. (Supplies are mostly free, but sometimes there is a minimal charge);
TUESDAY: 12:30 p.m., arthritic exercise with certified therapist, followed by chair volleyball and cornhole;
WEDNESDAY: 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., bingo at 25 cents per card and free with Angela on second Wednesday;
THURSDAY: 12:30 p.m., arthritic exercise with certified therapist;
FRIDAYS: Gardening forum scheduled each Friday right after lunch, painting or crafts afterward.
Cards or games are available every day when requested. Special speakers are scheduled most Mondays at 11 a.m. Crocheting, knitting, quilting (bring machine), assistance available. Monthly menu is available at the front desk. SCOPE is seeking ideas for projects and speakers.
NILES SCOPE SENIOR CENTER
14 E. State St., Niles, Ray Novotny and Judy Fabian, managers. Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday. 330-544-3676.
MONDAY: 10 a.m., bridge; 11 a.m., Arthritis Foundation exercise program, $1, Debbie Eschman therapy; 1 p.m., quilting, cards, players' choice; 4 p.m., Monday night cards and games, food, $2; 5 p.m., weight loss support group;
TUESDAY: 9:30 a.m. square dancing, $3, Norm Flavell, caller and instructor; 11:30 a.m. lunch - $3 for members and $4 for others; 12:30 p.m., arthritis aerobic exercise classes, $1; 1 p.m., cards - 500 tournament, first, second and third Tuesday each month, pre-registration required; 2:30 p.m., blood pressure checks, first and third Tuesday each month, Niles Health Department nurse; 2:30 p.m., pinochle;
WEDNESDAY: 10 a.m., chair yoga, $1; 11:30 a.m., lunch, $3 members and $4 others (VIP monthly birthday luncheon, third Wednesday $5); 1 p.m., bingo with a guest caller each week; 1 p.m., Texas Hold 'em; 2:30 p.m., card players' choice;
THURSDAY: 9:30 a.m., line dancing, $3, Norm Flavell, instructor; 11:30 a.m., lunch $3 for members and $4 others; 1 p.m., bowling at McKinley Lanes, last Thursday of month; 1 p.m., pinochle, bridge and American Red Cross blood drive, third Thursday of the month;
FRIDAY: 10 a.m., free art class; 11 a.m., arthritis exercise program, $1, Debbie Eschman therapy; 11:30 a.m., salad and sandwich, $2; 1 p.m., choir practice; 1 p.m., hand and foot card game and other card games.
Pool table, piano or television available when not in conflict with other activities.
8273 High St., Howland.
MONDAY: 9 a.m., pinochle; 10 a.m., art class; 12:30 p.m., yoga, $3;
TUESDAY: 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., bocce; 12:30 p.m., bingo; 12:30 p.m., Book Club (third Tuesday); 3 p.m., cornhole (winter months);
WEDNESDAY: 9 a.m., Ohio Star Quilters (first and third Wednesday); 10 a.m., bridge club; 1 p.m., Red Hatters (first Wednesday); 6:30 p.m., line dancing, $3;
THURSDAY: 9:30 a.m., computer class, $25; 10 a.m., needle art; 12:30 p.m., Red Hatters (first Thursday); 2 p.m., Investment Club, 2 to 5 p.m.; 3 p.m., line dancing, $3; 4:30 p.m., bocce; 5:30 p.m., card night (fee);
FRIDAY: 9 a.m., pinochle; 11:30 a.m., line dancing, $3; 8:15 a.m., golf (fee);
SATURDAY: 9 a.m., Train Club (twice per month); American Legion Executive meeting once a month.
For more information on programs and events at Howland SCOPE, call 330-609-7806.
125 N. Bank St., Cortland; 330-637-3010; Harbor Day Care, 2627 Atlantic N.E., Warren, 330-399-4495.
MONDAY: 10:30 a.m., garden club; noon to 2 p.m., woodcarving class, $3; 1:15 to 2:15 p.m., arthritis exercise, $2;
TUESDAY: Book club meets first Tuesday of month; 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., chair yoga; 12:45 to 2 p.m., bingo (25 cents per card);
WEDNESDAY: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., cards; 10 a.m. to noon, line dancing, $3; 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., bridge; noon to 1 p.m., arthritis exercise class, $2; beading class, 1 to 3 p.m.;
THURSDAY: 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., pinochle; 10 a.m., art class; 1 to 3 p.m., watercolor and acrylic art; 2 to 4 p.m., women's pool lessons; 7 to 10 p.m., line dancing, $5;
FRIDAY: 10 a.m. to noon, drawing class; 10 a.m. to noon, beginners line dancing, $3; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., cards 500 bid.
Rummage sale, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 12 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 13. Open to the public. Table rentals are $10. Call 330-637-3010. Donations of items are being accepted between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. daily, at the center.
220 W. Market St., Warren.
MONDAY: 8:30 a.m. to noon, lunch site; 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., line dancing; 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., cards (poker); 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., exercise class; 1 to 3 p.m., cards (500); 6 to 10 p.m., round dancing;
TUESDAY: 8:30 a.m. to noon, lunch site; 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., art (Trumbull Art Gallery); 10 to 11 a.m., chair volleyball; 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., cards (poker); 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., exercise class; 4:30 p.m., Riverside RR Club; 6 p.m., Stephen Foster Chorus;
WEDNESDAY: 8:30 a.m. to noon, lunch site, soup day (bean and ham soup); 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., rhythm band; 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., cards (pinochle); 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., cards (poker); 1 to 3 p.m., cards (bridge);
THURSDAY: 8:30 a.m. to noon, lunch site; 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., painting classes; 10 to 11 a.m., chair volleyball; 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., exercise class; 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., deaf group; 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., bingo;
FRIDAY: 8:30 a.m. to noon, 10:30 a.m. tap class, Senior Sensations, lunch site; 1 to 3 p.m., cards (500).
For more information, call 330-399-8846.
1776 Salt Springs Road; 330-824-2173
Open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday.
WEDNESDAY: Wood carving;
THURSDAY: 7 p.m., bridge;
FRIDAY: 11 a.m., crafts and bingo;
A Harvest Community Dinner will be held 5 to 7 p.m. today. Cost is $7.50 for stuffed pork chop dinner. A rummage and bake sale will be held 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. A craft extravaganza will be held 1 to 6 p.m. Nov. 13.
Staff members from the Area Agency on Aging 11 Inc., in partnership with the Social Security office, will help people navigate through choosing a Medicare prescription drug Part D plan and /or Medicare health plan for next year. Participants are required to bring their Medicare card and a complete list of prescriptions and dosage.
This program is free. Reservations are not required.
l Nov. 12 - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Warren
l Dec. 2 - 11:15 a.m. to 4 p.m., Ashtabula Public Library, Ashtabula
THE WARREN G. HARDING HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1957 will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Nov. 16 at Cafe 422, Youngstown Road, Warren. Spouses are welcome. For reservations, call Roz at 330-638-4026 or Judy at 330-637-6664 by Nov. 11.
THE TRUMBULL COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAM, 1230 Palmyra Road S.W., Warren, announces the beginning of the Winter Crisis Program Nov. 1. Customers who are in need of utility assistance can contact the agency at 330-393-2507, Ext. 225 for an appointment. Walk-in customers are accepted beginning at 7:30 a.m. Monday for the first 20 people to arrive and then again at 12:30 p.m. for the first 20 people who arrived for the afternoon. Walk-ins also will be accepted at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday for the first 20 people. All others are scheduled appointments.
Customers must provide photo identification, Social Security cards for all household members; most recent gas and/or fuel oil receipt, electric bill and proof of all money received in the home for the past 13 weeks, if employed or child support, or 3 months proof of income if received monthly. Proof of disability also must be provided.
To be eligible for assistance, customer must have a notice of disconnection on their gas and/or electric utilities. A household is eligible to receive a delivery of fuel if their tank contains 25 percent or less of its capacity or a delivery of coal or wood.
For more information, visit the Trumbull Community Action Program at www.tcaphelps.org; Sarah A. Edmonds, HEAP coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org; Van D. Nelson, vice president/chief operation officer at email@example.com; or call 330-393-2507 or 330-394-8029.