LOCAL 2243 USWA COPPERWELD STEEL (SOAR CHAPTER 1-28-10) RETIREES will meet at 1 p.m. Jan. 20 at the Local 1375 Union Hall,684 N. Park Ave., Warren. Guest speaker will be Tracio Timco Rose, Assistant Law Director.
PARK VISTA RETIREMENT COMMUNITY, 1216 Fifth Ave., Youngstown, will present "Eleanor Roosevelt: First Lady of the World" from 9:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Jan. 20 in Park Vista's Gathering Room.
The cost of the program is $37 with lunch and free parking included. For information or registration, call 877-426-8056 or www.roadscholar.org/
l Park Vista will host a seminar, "Get the Most From Your Retirement Dollars," with tips from the experts on how to protect your income and estate during your retirement years. A local panel will include: James H. Sisek, president and CEO of Farmers Trust Company; Hank Bilyk, vice president of the retirement and pension division; attorney Jeffrey D. Heintz, shareholder, Manchester, Bennett, Powers and Ullman; and Debra Hagarty, gift planning director for the Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services Foundation. Time is planned for a question/answer session following the speaker's presentations.
The seminar will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Jan. 25 in the Park Vista Gathering Room. Beverages and hors d'oeuvres will be served. This program is free and open to the public, however RSVPs are required. Seating is limited. Reservations may be made by calling 330-746-2944, Ext. 1552, by Wednesday.
COMMUNITY LEGAL AID, a non-profit law firm serving the civil legal needs of the low income community, along with members of the Trumbull County Bar Association will be conducting a will clinic for income eligible elderly Trumbull County residents. Attorneys will complete simple wills, power of attorney, living wills and health care power of attorney documents at no cost to the participant.
The clinic will be held 1 to 4 p.m. Jan. 25 at the Trumbull County One Stop, 280 N. Park Ave., Warren. Pre-registration is required by calling 800-998-9454.
PERI MONTHLY MEETING will be held Wednesday at DiLucia's Restaurant, 2610 Elm Road N.E., Warren. The speaker will be Bob Pinti of the Warren City Health Department. Reservations are a must by Jan. 16 by calling one of the following: Sally at 330-898-1585; Barbara at 330-372-2603; or Virginia at 330-898-3625.
THE OHIO DEPARTMENT OF AGING will continue to accept submissions for its Family Caregiving Story Project until Jan. 31. Both caregivers and those who receive assistance from family members and friends are encouraged to send in their personal accounts of the challenges and triumphs that are part of caregiving relationships.
Story submissions should be about 500 words and include the author's name, location and current age. Mail stories to Ohio Department of Aging, Attn: Communications Division, 50 W. Broad St., 9th Floor, Columbus, OH 43215-3363; or e-mail to caregivingstories@ age.state.oh.us.
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.
Ward Center Presbyterian Church, 490 Lucy St., Masury, will serve FREE LUNCHES for those 60 and older from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. the third and fourth Wednesdays of each month.
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., 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, noon Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
l Lordstown Administration Building, 1455 Salt Springs Road, 11:45 a.m. Monday through Friday
l Newton Falls Community Center, 52 E. Quarry St., 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., 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:
TODAY: Beef stew, rice, yellow beans, corn muffin, pears
MONDAY: Martin Luther King Day
TUESDAY: BBQ riblet, scalloped potatoes, spinach with vinegar, Diamond Jim bun, Golden apple
WEDNESDAY: Super dog on bun, baked bean quintet, diced carrots, cupcake, apple juice
THURSDAY: Beef and pepper patty, mashed potatoes with gravy, Harvard beets, wheat bread, diced peaches
JAN. 21: Fish square with tartar sauce, mac and cheese, Brussels sprouts, wheat bread, pineapple tidbits and grape juice
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.
The AUSTINTOWN SENIOR CENTER, 100 Westchester Drive, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday. Register for 11:30 a.m. lunch by 11 a.m. at email@example.com or by calling 330-953-1416.
MONDAY: Bingo, 10 a.m.; Monthly wellness check, noon (includes blood pressure, hearing vision and medication checks); party committee meeting at noon Jan. 17.
TUESDAY: Bingo, noon; line dancing, 10 a.m. Jan. 18; zumba, a Latin dance/exercise, 10 a.m. Tuesday and Jan. 25; "Make and Take Jewelry" Designs by Vicky, 10:45 a.m. Jan. 18. Fee is $5.
WEDNESDAY: Bingo, 10 a.m.
THURSDAY: Bingo, noon; yoga, 9:30 a.m.; cards, 10 a.m.; Senior Shape-Up, 10:15 a.m. Jan. 27; CPR and mini First Aid, noon Jan. 20.
FRIDAY: Bingo, 10 a.m.; trip to Butler Art Institute / Youngstown, 9 a.m.; Senior Focus, 12:30 p.m.; YSU Gerontology Class ; Home Instead Senior Care, Jan. 21; VITA tax-free help, Jan. 28.
JOHNSTON SENIOR CENTER
5922 Warren Road, Cortland, 330-924-0412.
Open 10 a.m. to 3 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., woodcraft; 12:30 p.m., cornhole; 2 p.m., puzzles
TUESDAY: 10:30 a.m., art group; 12:30 p.m., Wii bowling; 2 p.m., puzzles
WEDNESDAY: 10:30 a.m., needlework; 11 a.m., blood pressure check; 2 p.m., puzzles (Medicare speaker 12:30 p.m. Jan. 26)
THURSDAY: 10 a.m., Wii games; 12:30 p.m., bingo; 2 p.m., puzzles
FRIDAY: 10:30 a.m., Wii games; 12:30 p.m., TV parlor and puzzles
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.
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.
FRIDAY: 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.
The SCOPE Senior Center is seeking volunteers to help seniors in the area make lap robes and walker caddies for the Shepherd of the Valley nursing home. No sewing ability is needed, just a desire to learn. The group meets every Monday at 1 p.m.
Another area of need is the chorus. The chorus sings at Briarfield at the Ridge once a month to entertain the residents. They also perform at the center and whenever needed in the Niles community. The chorus meets every Friday at 1 p.m.
For information about a volunteer, call 330-544-3676, or stop in at the center.
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; 9:30 to 11 a.m., Fly Fishing with instructor Bill Lewis (beginning Jan. 18); 12:30 p.m., bingo; 12:30 p.m., Book Club (third Tuesday); 3 p.m., cornhole.
WEDNESDAY: 9 a.m., Ohio Star Quilters (first and third Wednesday); 10 a.m., bridge club; 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 the first Thursday of the month; 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, with fee.
FRIDAY: 9 a.m., pinochle; 11:30 a.m., line dancing, $3; 8:15 a.m., golf (fee); new exercise program from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. began Jan. 7 (call to signup).
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: Bridge players, 10 a.m.; 10:30 a.m., Meets (every other Monday) free; Arthritis Exercise, 1:15 p.m., $2; My Favorite Recipe, 11 a.m.; pool team, 4 p.m., open to players.
TUESDAY: Book club meets first Tuesday of month, 10:30 a.m., free; chair yoga, 11:30 a.m., $3; crochet class, 10 a.m. free (no class Jan. 18 and 25); bingo, 1 p.m. (25 cents per card); "Shopping or Cooking for One or Two" presented by Karnet Hoover, 12:30 p.m., Jan. 18, free.
WEDNESDAY: Cards, 10 a.m.; Line dancing, 10 a.m., $3; bridge, 10:30 a.m.; arthritis exercise class, noon, $2; Soup Day (vegetable soup), Jan. 19, $1.25 bowl, $4.50 quart.
THURSDAY: Cards, 10:30 a.m., free; open art class, 10 a.m., free; watercolor class, noon, free (Air brushing class, 10:30 a.m. Jan. 20); women's pool lessons, 2 p.m., free.
FRIDAY: Drawing class, 10 a.m., free; cards, 10 a.m., free (potluck luncheon, 1 p.m. Jan. 21).
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).
Call instructor Salley Yurtin for more information at 330-399-8846.
Beginner computer classes will be held Wednesdays for $1 per class. Call for reservations.
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.