LAKE VISTA HOSTS FREE SEMINAR: "Removing Roadblocks and Selling your Home in Today's Real Estate Market" will be presented from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday in the Lake Vista of Cortland Clubhouse, 303 N. Mecca St., Cortland. Lunch will be provided. RSVP to 330-638-2420. Attendees can ask professionals questions.
Attorney Patricia Kearney: Title Professionals, Inc. Will answer questions about: price and terms, condition of home and inspection, response deadline, settlement date and occupancy and finalizing.
Jeanne Hink: The Right Sort, Professional Organizing and Move Management Services.
Darlene Mink-Crouse: Realtor / Broker, Volpini Realty Group. What to look for when choosing a Realtor and what sellers and Realtors can do to get the best possible price for a property.
Jeff Byce: Byce Auction LLC. Alternative ways to sell property, items and get appraisals.
PACKARD RETIREES MEET: Packard Electric and Delphi Packard Local 717 Retirees will meet at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, at the Local 717 Union Hall, Warren Commerce Park, 2950 Sferra Ave., Warren.
Those attending are asked to bring a labeled covered dish and table service. Money will be collected for Warren Family Rescue Mission to purchase food.
This month instead of a speaker, bingo will be played.
PARK VISTA PRESENTS PRESIDENTS: Park Vista of Youngstown is offering Lifelong Learning Series "History Intensives"
"Presenting the President: Michael Wilson" brings William McKinley to Life at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Park Vista North Lounge, 1310 Fifth Ave., Youngstown.
This presentation is free for both Park Vista residents and the public, however space is limited. RSVP to 330-746-2944, Ext. 1552.
"Six Interesting Presidents of the Twentieth Century and their Significance Today." An in-depth look at six presidents and the impact they have had, at 9:15 a.m. June 28 in the Park Vista Gathering Room, 1216 Fifth Ave., Youngstown. Registration is at 9 a.m.
Speaker is Dr. Greg Fero, who hosts his own radio show, has written articles, taught courses and was twice nominated for "best teacher" awards. There will be time for questions in his interactive lecture. Cost is $15 per person and includes lunch. 330-746-2944, Ext. 1552.
"Assassinations, Attempted Assassinations and their Significance in History" will be at 9:15 a.m. June 29. Course explores the motives of the assassins, discusses the long term implications and looks at the assassins' profiles and what might have happened if the assassinated had lived. Dr. Greg Fero will again be the speaker. Registration is at 9 a.m. Cost is $15 per person and includes lunch. RSVP to 330-746-2944, Ext. 1552.
WASHINGTON SQUARE PLANS EVENT: Washington Square Healthcare Center hosts attorney Adam L. Sperling at 10 a.m. July 27. He will speak about Medicaid planning for seniors.
SHEPHERD OF THE VALLEY SETS CARD PARTIES: Summer card parties are offered at Shepherd of the Valley in Niles, 1500 McKinley Ave., Niles.
The first party is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Light refreshments will be served. Space is limited, so RSVP to 330-544-0771, Ext 0.
Shepherd of the Valley is teaming up with the Chevy All Stars, The Senior News and AAA for a summer series of Safe Driver programs for seniors and their children. The four-program series is designed to help seniors be safer drivers. A different program will be held each month, June through September with each program held in two locations to provide easier access.
In June, Tips for Senior Drivers addresses physical changes, making the car better fit the driver, driving devices and more. Information and techniques can be immediately put to use. All attendees receive a packet of information.
This free program covers driving information specifically geared toward the older driver. Space is limited. Call to register.
10 to 11 a.m. June 22 at St. George Church, 271 W. Chestnut, Lisbon; 330-530-4038, Ext. 2057.
July: Tips For Children and Families of Senior Drivers (free)
August: AAA Safe Driving for Mature Operators Course (fee)
Eight hours over two days. Lunch included. Possible insurance premium discount.
September: CarFit (free) - Discover how well a car "fits" and how to make adjustments.
For more information on upcoming programs, visit the community events page at www.ShepherdoftheValley.com, or contact Lynn Miller at 330-530-5038, Ext. 2057, or lmiller
AUTUMN HILLS CARE CENTER SERIES SET: Autumn Hills Care Center is offering a free Rockin' The Lawn summer concert series to be held 7 to 8 p.m. June 26 and July 10 and 17. Attendees should bring blankets or lawn chairs.
AARP OFFERS DRIVERS SAFETY CLASS: The AARP Drivers Safety Class will be held from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. June 29 at the Bazetta Township Police Department, 2671 McCleary Jacoby Road, Cortland.
AARP charges $12 for members and $14 for non-members for the class.
The class is directed toward drivers 50 and older but welcomes drivers of all ages. There are no tests at the end of the class.
For more information, call 330-638-5503 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
BUILDING PRODUCTS RETIREES TO MEET: Niles Building Products Retirees will meet the second Wednesday of each month at Scenna's Restaurant, 1901 N. State St., Niles.
UFCW LOCAL 880 RETIREES SET MEETING: UFCW Local 880 Retirees Club meets the second Tuesday of each month. For more information, call 330-544-5656 or 330-788-2181.
OLD TIMERS MEET MONTHLY: The Old Timers meet at noon every third Thursday of the month at Lamacusa's. For more information, call Mickey at 330-545-8279.
AMWELD RETIREES TO HAVE BREAKFAST: Niles Amweld retirees meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. the second Wednesday of every month at Atmosphere Cafe, 815 Youngstown Road, Niles.
VAN HUFFEL AND VANEX EMPLOYEES TO MEET: 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.
BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP TO MEET: Lake Vista of Cortland Bereavement Support Group meets from 1 to 2 or 6 to 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month in the multipurpose room of Park Place.
FREE LUNCHES OFFERED: 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.
NUTRITION PROGRAM: 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:
Cortview Village, 100 Cortview Drive, Cortland, noon Thursday and Friday.
Girard Multi-Generational Center, 443 Trumbull Ave., Girard, 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Hubbard Senior Center, 220 W. Liberty St., Hubbard, 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Johnston Senior Center, 5922 Warren Road, Cortland, noon Monday through Friday.
Kinsman Fire Hall, 8450 Ridge Road, Kinsman, noon Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.
Lordstown Administration Building, 1455 Salt Springs Road, Lordstown, 11:45 a.m. Monday through Friday.
Newton Falls Community Center, 52 E. Quarry St., Newton Falls, 11:15 a.m. Monday through Friday.
United Steelworkers Hall, 1265 N. Main St., Niles, 11:45 a.m. Monday through Friday.
SCOPE Senior Center, 220 W. Market St., Warren, 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday.
Robert Morrison Village, 3000 Burton St. S.E., Warren, 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday.
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:
TODAY: Barbecue riblet, scalloped potatoes, broccoli, diamond Jim bun, coleslaw
MONDAY: Chicken quarter, mashed potatoes with gravy, corn, rye bread, diced peaches
TUESDAY: Swedish meatballs, noodles with sauce, applesauce, diced carrots, wheat bread, orange
WEDNESDAY: Chicken fingers with BBQ, potato spudster, broccoli cuts, wheat bread, grape juice, orange cupcake
THURSDAY: Macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, lima beans, white bread, mixed fruit
JUNE 24: Hamburger on bun, cheesy mashed potatoes, baby whole carrots, Mandarin oranges
COUNTRY NEIGHBOR: Country Neighbor Community Center, 39 S. Maple St., Orwell, is offering the following programs. For reservations or information, call Diana Ristimaki, program coordinator, at 440-437-6311.
Diabetes support group - 10 a.m., first Friday of each month, free.
Jodie Stoloves chair dancing - 10:30 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, fee $1.
Ceramic classes - 12:30 p.m. second and fourth Friday, fee $8, call to register.
FOWLER-VIENNA SENIOR CITIZENS: The group meets from 9:30 a.m. or later every Thursday at the Fowler Community Center 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 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. to noon, woodcraft; 12:30 to 2 p.m., cornhole; 2 to 3 p.m., puzzles. A two-year anniversary celebration will be held 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 27, at the center. Refreshments will be available and music by John Ruman.
TUESDAY: 10 a.m. noon, art group; 12:30 to 2 p.m., Wii bowling; 2 to 3 p.m., puzzles.
WEDNESDAY: 10:30 a.m. to noon, needlework; 11 a.m. to noon, blood pressure check; 2 to 3 p.m., puzzles.
THURSDAY: 10 a.m. to noon, Wii games; 12:30 to 2 p.m., bingo; 2 to 3 p.m., puzzles; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
FRIDAY: 10 a.m. to noon, Wii games; 12:30 to 2 p.m., TV parlor and puzzles.
NUTRITION SITE: The Kinsman Senior Citizen nutrition site is open every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday to those 60 or older or those whose spouse is 60 or older. Meals are served about noon at the Kinsman Fire Hall. A donation for the meal is accepted 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 speak to site manager Dollie Davis at 330-876-5123.
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 for donation, and quilting, cards and crafts.
A full menu breakfast is served 7 a.m. to noon every Monday, and self-serve breakfast is available from 7 to 10 a.m. Tuesday through Friday.
A Strawberry Festival will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. June 24 at the center.
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; 1 p.m., cards - 500 tournament, first, second and third Tuesday each month, preregistration required; 2:30 p.m., blood pressure checks, first and third Tuesday each month, Niles Health Department nurse; 2:30 p.m., pinochle; 7:30 p.m., square dance lessons with Gene Hammond, call 330-534-4426 to sign up.
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., bridge; 1 p.m., Game Day - euchre, board games, Wii bowling; 1 p.m., pinochle, bridge and American Red Cross blood drive, third Thursday of the month; 6 p.m., Thursday Night Clean People.
FRIDAY: 10 a.m., free art class; 11 a.m., arthritis exercise program, $1, Debbie Eschman therapy; 11:30 a.m., "Must Go Friday" lunch, $2; 1 p.m., choir practice.
Pool table, piano, Wii games, 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 at 1 p.m. every Monday.
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 at 1 p.m. every Friday.
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; 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 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. (call to sign up)
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.
MONDAY: 10 a.m., bridge players; 10:30 a.m., garden club; 1:15 p.m., arthritis exercise; 2 p.m., woodcarving class; 4 p.m., pool team.
TUESDAY: 10:30 a.m., book club, first Tuesday of month; 11:30 a.m., chair yoga, $3; 10 a.m., crochet class.
WEDNESDAY: 10 a.m., cards; 10 a.m., line dancing, $3; 10:30 a.m., bridge; noon, arthritis exercise class.
THURSDAY: 10:30 a.m., pinochle; 10 a.m., open art class; 10 a.m., beginners drawing; 2 p.m., pool lessons; 10 a.m. (June 23), Neighborhood Health Watch, Brenda Cook screening.
FRIDAY: 10 a.m., art group; 10 a.m., cards; 10:30 a.m., Omelet in a Bag (first Friday of each month, $3); noon, beginning Spanish; 12:30 p.m., Father's Day luncheon, $5, Call for reservations.
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).
Beginner computer classes will be held Wednesdays for $1 per class. Call for reservations.
For more information, call 330-399-8846.
AUSTINTOWN SENIOR CENTER: 100 Westchester Drive, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday. Register for a free 11:30 a.m. lunch by 10:30 a.m. at email@example.com or by calling 330-953-1416.
MONDAY: 9:30 a.m., painting class, $5; 10 a.m., bingo; noon, monthly wellness check (includes blood pressure, hearing vision and medication checks).
TUESDAY: 10 a.m., line dancing with Bea; noon, bingo trip to Rivers Casino.
WEDNESDAY: 9:15 a.m., cards or cornhole; 10 a.m., bingo; noon, tai chi.
THURSDAY: 9:30 a.m., yoga, cards, Wii; 50/50 drawing, birthday party; noon, bingo, sponsor Briarfield at Ashley Circle.
FRIDAY: 10 a.m., bingo, cornhole, Wii.
Day trips this month include a trip to Legacy Village and Beachwood Place Mall just outside of Cleveland and a trip to Mountaineer Casino.
Lunch is offered Monday through Friday on a first-come, first-served basis to seniors 60 and older. Cost is $2 but not required and the number of meals is limited. The Austintown senior center features speakers at 11:30 a.m. every Friday followed by the taping of the Senior Focus TV show.
For more information, call 330-953-1416 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Rear of Lordstown Elementary School, 1776 Salt Springs Road; 330-824-2173
Open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday
Call ahead for lunch, $3.
MONDAY: 10 a.m., Wii Bowl; noon, lunch - soup n chicken salad sandwich. Father's Day steak dinner, 5 p.m., cost $8. Seating is limited.
TUESDAY: 10 a.m., Wii Bowl, bridge or candles (25 cent bingo); noon, lunch - spaghetti, meatballs, salad.
WEDNESDAY: 10 a.m., woodcarvers; relax to music or activities; Brenda Cook from HMHP will do healthy monitoring, including blood pressure, cholesterol and/orglucose county, 10 a.m. to noon; noon, lunch - chefs salad, crackers; 1 p.m., exercise with Rosanne, chair yoga.
THURSDAY: 10 a.m., bridge or Wii Bowl; noon, lunch - country Mediterranean beef and bread; 7 p.m., bridge night
FRIDAY: 11 a.m., bingo (25 cents); noon, lunch - stuffed cabbage, mashed potatoes, bread.
JUNE 18: 5 to 7 p.m., fourth annual Strawberry Delight, featuring shortcake topped with fresh cut strawberries and ice cream.
RSVP deadline is Tuesday for Father's Day steak dinner at 5 p.m. Cost is $8.
Anyone wishing to start a pinochle group should call the center.