SCOPE HOSTS SPRING SHOW: The SCOPE Inc. Spotlight spring variety show "Legends" will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Lakeview High School, 300 Hillman Drive. Entertainment legends from the stage, screen, comedy shows and the world of music will be showcased, highlighting a variety of talent in different age groups, from students and teens to senior citizens. There will be comedy routines, dance numbers, singing and other entertainment. Among those featured will be members of SCOPE Inc., the Mineral Ridge High School danceline and the musical group For Grace. Admission is $10 for adults and $8 for students ages 18 and younger. Tickets are available at any of the SCOPE centers, at the door or by calling 330-399-8846.
RETIREES TO MEET: Howland Schools Retirees will meet at 11 a.m. May 1 at Enzo's. All retired personnel, classified and non-classified, are welcome to attend the monthly lunch meetings along with their spouses or guests. Cost of the meal, payable at the door, is $10 with a choice from three to four entrees offered. Items of non-perishable canned or boxed foods and paper goods will be collected for Beatitude House.
GUARDIAN ANGELS SEEK VOLUNTEERS: The Guardian Angels of Ohio, a volunteer program of the Trumbull County Probate Court, is looking for new volunteers. Angel volunteers receive training to become advocates who reach out as friends to seniors who may need a friendly phone call, visitor to a nursing home or a visit at home. Angels also are involved in planning special events for seniors such as health fairs and Make A Difference Day projects. The next meeting is 5:30 p.m. May 2 at Perkins Family Restaurant, 1953 Niles Cortland Road S.E., Niles. For more information, call 330-675-2521 or go to www.trumbullprobate.org.
VALLEYCARE LAUNCHES SENIOR CIRCLE: Seniors in Trumbull and Mahoning County communities have a new resource: Senior Circle, a program designed especially for adults age 50 and older to promote fellowship, fun and healthy aging.
ValleyCare Health System of Ohio is launching Senior Circle at Northside Medical Center and Trumbull Memorial Hospital to provide area seniors an outlet for enjoying their golden years and pursuing an active lifestyle, while learning about health and wellness and meeting others with similar interests. Senior Circle membership provides a variety of benefits, including social opportunities, health education programs, exercise classes, volunteerism, entertainment, and day and overnight travel ranging from area historical and cultural attractions to resort destinations.
Spring into Senior Circle and attend one of the free kickoff events hosted by Northside Medical Center and Trumbull Memorial Hospital.
In Mahoning County: Northside Medical Center kicks off its chapter with a free health fair and vendor expo from noon to 2:30 p.m. April 27 at Mr. Anthony's Banquet Center in Boardman. The event features lunch, nostalgic music and film clips, games, door prizes and more. Registration is required by Monday. Go online to www.NorthsideMedicalCenter.net or call 330-884-5665 to register.
In Trumbull County: Trumbull Memorial Hospital kicks off its Senior Circle chapter with a health expo and luncheon from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Leo's Ristorante in Warren (Howland Township). The event starts with health screenings, national and local vendor displays and health information, followed by lunch and a program at 11:30 a.m. Music by Doug Thomas and the Sonic Boomers, demonstrations, a raffle and door prizes are among the other features.
Registration is required by Sunday. Go online to www.TrumbullMemorial.net or call 330-841-5665 to register and for more information.
PARK VISTA SCHEDULES EVENTS:
Contact: Beth Ann Tabak, 330-746-2944, Ext. 1204.
Ted Cubbison, a resident of Park Vista and long-time member of the Youngstown Lions Club, received the past district governor's award for his work and dedication to the club. This is one of the highest awards in Lionism.
Five past district governors came to the Lions weekly meeting on March 29 to present the award. The meeting was held in Park Vista's Gathering Room.
The book tells the story of the Slovak community in the Mahoning Valley from the first wave of immigrants in the 1870s to today. Archival photographs and distinctive stories from the past weave the rich tapestry depicting the lives of Slovak immigrants fleeing poverty in Europe for the hope and prosperity of the Valley's steel mills.
The presentation will begin at 10:30 a.m. and conclude at noon with lunch immediately to follow. To make a reservation, call 330-746-2944. Ext. 1555. The cost is $6 for Park Vista residents and $12 for non-residents. Advance payment is requested, and no refunds or credits will be issued.
The presentation will be held from 9:15 a.m. to 11 a.m. To make a reservation, call 330-746-2944, Ext. 1555. The cost is $5 for Park Vista residents and $10 for non-residents. Advance payment is requested, and no refunds or credits will be issued.
VAN HUFFEL, VANEX MEETS: 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.
BUILDING PRODUCTS RETIREES TO MEET: Niles Building Products Retirees meet the second Wednesday of each month at Scenna's Restaurant, 1901 N. State St., Niles.
NILES RETIRED TEACHERS TO MEET: The Niles Classroom Retired Teachers meet every other month on the second Tuesday. All retired Niles teachers can attend.
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:
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: Grilled chicken with gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans, rye bread, diced pears
MONDAY: Hamburger on bun, baked bean quintet, zesty potatoes, diced pears
TUESDAY: Macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, peas, wheat bread, pineapple
WEDNESDAY: Turkey with gravy, mashed potatoes, chopped spinach, fruit juice, wheat bread
THURSDAY: Chicken patty with sauce, spaghetti, Italian green beans, applesauce, grapejuice, wheat bread
APRIL 27: Swedish meatballs, buttered noodles, oriental vegetables, rye bead, apple juice, fruit mix
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.
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. Membership is $12 per year or $22 for a couple.
MONDAY: 10 a.m., Wii bowl; noon, lunch, $3, hoagies and gelatin.
TUESDAY: 10 a.m., Wii bowl, bridge or candles, 25-cent bingo; noon, lunch, $3, stuffed peppers, soup, bread and fruit; 2 p.m., beginners sketching class, $3, call to register.
WEDNESDAY: 10 a.m., woodcarving with Frank, free; noon, lunch, $3, Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes, carrots, bread; 1 p.m., exercise with Rosanne, chair yoga.
THURSDAY: 10 a.m., bridge, candles or Wii bowl; noon, lunch, $3, baked chicken or pork, vegetable, fruit, bread; 7 p.m., bridge night.
FRIDAY: 10 a.m., bingo, 25 cents; noon, lunch, $3, chicken cacciatore, spaghetti and gelatin.
A SCOPE membership is $12 per year. Visit or contact the center.
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. Doors open at 10 a.m. For information on meals, call site manager Dollie Davis at 330-876-5123.
Cards and bingo are played every day, and singing is on Wednesdays. To attend, call Davis two days prior.
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 are served at noon. Call for a reservation.
FARMINGTON SENIOR CENTER
Open from 8 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, $1.25, and quilting, cards and crafts.
Weight Watchers - Doors open 5 p.m. with meeting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays.
Self-serve breakfast is available from 8 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 daily.
MONDAY: Speaker after breakfast; 1 p.m., acrylic painting / crafts of choice. (Supply fees may apply.)
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; 11:45 a.m., Happy Tappers, $1; 1 p.m., cards - 500 tournament, first, second and third Tuesday each month, pre-registration required; 2:30 p.m., pinochle; 3 p.m., blood pressure checks, first and third Tuesday each month, Niles Health Department; 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; 7 p.m. (third Wednesday), Friendly Square Dance, $9 couple.
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., Game Day - Wii bowling, board games; 1 p.m., pinochle, bridge and American Red Cross blood drive, third Thursday of the month; 6 p.m., Thursday Night Clean People.
FRIDAY: 9:30 a.m., Happy Tappers; 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.
Pool table, piano or television available when not in conflict with other activities.
Pre-registration is required. Call the center or stop in to sign up.
May 10 - Das Dutch Haus Dinner Theater, "Doo Wops & Beauty Shops," includes transportation, dinner and show, $45. Dress in 1950s attire is optional.
May 22 - Presque Isle Casino, amount of free slot play to be announced. Cost, $20.
June 21 - Sugarcreek Amish Trip, includes a family style Amish feast, Swiss Gardens at Warther Carvings, shopping at Baltic Mill, Cheesehouse, and a course on making sangria at Swiss Heritage Winery, $67.
Sept. 18-21 - Gaylord Opryland Resort, Nashville, Tenn., Grand Ole Opry. Double occupancy $615; triple, $604, and four occupants, $594. Payment plans available.
A fall foliage trip is being planned for October on the Gateway Clipper Cruise Line in Pittsburgh. More information will be announced.
For more information, stop by the center and pick up a flyer or call 330-544-3676.
8273 High St., Howland.
MONDAY: 9 a.m., pinochle; 12:30 p.m., yoga, $3; 1:45 p.m., senior zumba.
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; 12:30 p.m., Red Hatters (first Thursday); 2 p.m., Investment Club, 2 p.m.; 2 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 a.m., bridge club; 10:30 a.m., garden club; 11 a.m., beginners line dancing; 1:15 p.m., arthritis exercise, $2; 2 p.m., woodcarving class; 4 p.m., pool league, open to players.
TUESDAY: 2 p.m., computer class, second and fourth Tuesday; 10:30 a.m., book club, first Tuesday, free; 11:30 a.m., chair yoga, $3; 10 a.m., crochet class, second and fourth Tuesday, free; 1 p.m., birding class.
WEDNESDAY: 10 a.m., cards; 10 a.m., line dancing, $3; 10:30 a.m., bridge players; noon, arthritis exercise class, $2.
THURSDAY: 10 a.m., open art class, free; 10 a.m., beginners drawing class, free; 10:30 a.m., cards, free; 2 p.m., pool lessons, free; 12:30 p.m., Tai Chi classes, $5.
FRIDAY: 10 a.m., art group, free; 10 a.m., cards; 10:30 a.m., omelet in a bag, first Friday, $3.
220 W. Market St., Warren. For more information, call 330-399-8846.
MONDAY: 10:30 a.m., arthritis exercises; 11:30 a.m., Ohio Office of Elderly Affairs lunch site; 1 p.m., cards (500).
TUESDAY: 11:30 a.m., lunch site; 4:30 p.m. Riverside Railroad Club; 6:30 p.m. bridge; 7 p.m. Stephen Foster Chorus practice.
WEDNESDAY: 9 a.m., computer class; 10 a.m. Neighborhood Health Watch; 11 a.m., chair exercises; 11:30 a.m., lunch site; 6 p.m., bible study; 7 p.m., psychic club.
THURSDAY: 9:30 a.m. bridge and poker; 10:30 a.m., arthritis exercises; 11 a.m., chair exercises; 11:30 a.m., lunch site; 12:30 p.m., bingo.
FRIDAY: 10 a.m., chair tap dancing; 10:30 a.m., tap dancing; 11:30 a.m., lunch site; 12:30 p.m. cards (500).
For more information and reservations, call 330-373-6213.
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 in Pittsburgh.
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.
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.
GIRARD MULTI-GENERATION CENTER
NUTRITION MEAL PROGRAM
Trumbull County Office of Elderly Affairs: 2:30 p.m. Monday to Friday. Call reservation in at least two days in advance at 330-675-2486. Suggested donation: $1.50 per meal. For seniors 60 and older and / or their spouses. Menu calendars are available at the center.
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.