SENIOR FAIR IN MAHONING COUNTY: Sheriff Randall Wellington invites the public to the fourth annual Senior Fair from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday on the grounds of Emmanuel Community Church, 6512 Kirk Road, Canfield. The event will feature live music, free food, beverages, bingo, entertainment and gift baskets being given away to the seniors of Mahoning County and surrounding areas.
This event is offered to help educate seniors about the services available to them in the area as well as provide an opportunity for a day of fun at no cost to them.
Services available to seniors will be showcased, and emergency response vehicles and services will be on display for inspection. This event is supported by area businesses and organizations.
UFCW RETIREES TO MEET: UFCW Local 880 Retirees Club will meet for a 1 p.m. catered picnic Tuesday at Boardman Park. Reservations are required for the picnic.
The next regular meeting will be 10 a.m. Sept. 11 at Davidson's Restaurant, 3636 Canfield Road, Cornersburg. All UFCW Local 880 retirees are welcome.
For more information or reservations for the picnic, call 330-544-5656 or 330-788-2181.
SHEPHERD WELCOMES GYMNASTS: In honor of the Olympics, the gymnasts from the Ohio Gymnastics Institute will perform for the residents of both Shepherd of the Valley in Niles and in Boardman. The performance will include moves such as as tumbling and acrobatics.
The first performance will be 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at 7148 West Blvd., Boardman. For information, call 330-726-9061.
The second performance will be 2:30 p.m. Thursday, at 1500 McKinley Ave., Niles. For information, call 330-544-0771.
SCOPE OFFERS PEACE CORPS SPEAKER: SCOPE's Warren Center, 220 W. Market St., has scheduled a breakfast for 9:30 a.m. Tuesday featuring Carolyn Andrews and her Peace Corps adventures in the Ukraine.
After retiring from Trumbull Memorial Hospital, she joined the Peace Corps and worked in the Ukraine.
The cost for this breakfast is $2 per person. Reservations are due by Monday and can be made by calling 330-399-8846.
SCOPE DANCE SATURDAY: Cortland SCOPE, 125 Bank St., Cortland, is hosting a dance from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday featuring the Countryway Band. Cost is $5 per person and includes refreshments.
RETIRED TEACHERS TO MEET: The next Trumbull Retired Teachers meeting will be a noon luncheon on Tuesday at Ciminero's Banquet Centre, 123 N. Main St., Niles. Nancy Brant from the Trumbull County Historical Society will talk about famous Ohioans. TRTA welcomes all educators and their spouses.
GE IUE CWA RETIREES MEET: GE IUE CWA retirees will meet for a social and information meeting at 11 a.m. Wednesday at 717 Union Hall, 2950 Sferra Ave., Warren. Lunch is $10 in advance. Contact Wanda Williamson by Monday at 330-898-5578.
SHEPHERD'S 40 YEARS OF CARING: The Summer of Celebrations for Shepherd of the Valley's 40 years of Caring continues in August at the Howland community, 4100 N. River Road N.E., Warren.
On Aug. 19, from 1 to 4 p.m., the Shepherd of the Valley-Howland staff and residents invite the public to "Journey Through the Years." The free community event will include a performance by the Shepherd of the Valley Bell Choir and games throughout the building each reflecting the theme:
1970s: Higher/Lower Game with prices from the 1970s;
1980s: Movie Match;
1990s: Wheel of Fortune; and
Music trivia in the chapel
The event is free and open to the public. For additional information, call 330-856-9232, Ext. 0.
PERI TO MEET: The PERI monthly meeting will be at 11:15 a.m. Wednesday at DiLucia's Restaurant, 2610 Elm Road N.E., Warren. Reservations are due by Sunday and can be made by calling one of the following: Sally at 330-898-1585, Barbara at 330-372-2603 or Fran at 330-652-1867.
This month is the annual picnic. There is no planned speaker. For more information, contact Terry Nicopolis, president, at 330-947-3900.
LOCAL 2243 RETIREES TO MEET: The retirees of Local 2243 USWA Copperweld Steel Co. (SOAR Chapter 1-28-10) will have their family picnic at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Moose Lodge, 186 S. Main St., Warren. Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish.
VAN HUFFEL, VANEX 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.
NILES RETIRED TEACHERS TO MEET: The Niles Classroom Retired Teachers meet every other month on the second Tuesday. All retired Niles teachers may 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:
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:
MONDAY: BBQ riblet with sauce, scalloped potatoes, chopped spinach, diamond Jim bun, orange
TUESDAY: Chicken drumsticks, Harvard beets, red confetti blend, wheat bread, pineapple tidbits
WEDNESDAY: Tuna salad on bun, three bean salad, peach half, fruit juice, strawberry cupcake
THURSDAY: Stuffed pepper with sauce, mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables, rye bread, chocolate chip cookie
AUG. 17: Johnny Marzetti, broccoli, cinnamon applesauce, shredded lettuce with Italian dressing, wheat bread
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 or 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.
TUESDAY: 10 a.m., Wii bowl, bridge or candles, 25-cent bingo; noon, lunch, $3; 2 p.m., beginners sketching class, $3, call to register.
WEDNESDAY: 10 a.m., woodcarving with Frank, free; 10 a.m. (last Wednesday of month), free cholesterol screening, glucose test and blood pressure check (fast is required); noon, lunch, $3; 1 p.m., exercise with Rosanne, chair yoga.
THURSDAY: 10 a.m., bridge, candles or Wii bowl; noon, lunch, $3; 7 p.m., bridge night.
FRIDAY: 10 a.m., bingo, 25 cents; noon, lunch, $3.
Wii games are available every day and can be played from a sitting position. All classes are free.
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. Donations accepted. 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 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. Membership is $12 a year. Puzzles, games and coffee bar are available daily.
MONDAY: 10:30 a.m., trivia; 12:30 p.m., cornhole.
TUESDAY: 10 a.m., art; 12:30 p.m., Wii bowling.
WEDNESDAY: 10:30 a.m., needlework; 10:30 a.m., blood pressure check; 12:30 p.m., balance.
THURSDAY: 10 a.m., cards; 10:30 a.m., Wii bowling; 12:30 p.m., bingo.
FRIDAY: 10:30 a.m., Yahtzee; 11 a.m., Wii bowling; 12:30 p.m., balance.
Daily meals are served at noon, donations are accepted. Call for a reservation.
There are also monthly craft days and birthday parties.
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, $1.50, and quilting, cards and crafts.
Weight Watchers - Doors open at 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 for 11 a.m. most Mondays. Crocheting, knitting and 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 Squares 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 (free glucose, cholesterol and blood pressure screenings every third 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.
Pool table, piano or television available when not in conflict with other activities.
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., 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 St. N.E., Warren, 330-399-4495.
MONDAY: 10 a.m., bridge club; 10 a.m., beginners line dancing; 12:30 p.m., arthritis exercise, $2; 4 p.m., pool league, starts in September.
TUESDAY: 11:30 a.m., chair yoga; garden club, first Tuesday of each month; 2 p.m., line dancing, $3. Book club will resume in September.
WEDNESDAY: 10 a.m., cards; 10:30 a.m., bridge players; noon, arthritis exercise class, $2; 2 p.m., crochet class; 2 p.m., woodcarving class.
THURSDAY: 10 a.m., Tai Chi, $5; 10 a.m., open art class; sewing, open.
FRIDAY: 10 a.m., art group, free; 10 a.m., cards; 10:30 a.m., omelet in a bag, first Friday, $3; 12:30 p.m., painting class, $5.
220 W. Market St., Warren. Donations accepted for lunch. For more information, call 330-399-8846.
MONDAY: 10:30 a.m., arthritis exercise; 11:30 a.m., OEA nutrition site; 1 p.m., cards (500).
TUESDAY: 9:30 a.m., art class - portraits; 11:30 a.m., nutrition site; 4:30 p.m., Railroad Club; 6:30 p.m., bridge; 7 p.m., Stephen Foster Chorus.
WEDNESDAY: 10 a.m., line dancing; 10 a.m. third Wednesday of month, Neighborhood Health Watch; 11 a.m., chair exercise; 11:30 a.m., nutrition site; 12:15 p.m., penny ante poker; 7 p.m. third Wednesday, Met Insights; 7 p.m., fourth Wednesday, MEG.
THURSDAY: 9:30 a.m., bridge / poker; 10:30 a.m., arthritis exercise; 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Second Harvest food pantry; 11:30 a.m., nutrition site; 12:15 p.m., bingo.
FRIDAY: 10 a.m., chair tap dance; 10:30 a.m., tap class; 11:30 a.m., lunch site; 12:30 p.m., cards (500).
2 p.m. Aug. 21 - Cell Phone 101. SSeniors can bring phones, eReaders, notebooks, iPods, etc., for one-on-one instruction.
Summer Fun Days for for seniors ages 60 and older will be at 12:30 p.m. Aug. 23.
Also on Aug. 23, free hearing tests will be provided at 2 p.m. by the Hearing Aid Center of Ohio.
For more information, contact Marge at 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, including 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 or older. Cost is $2 but not required, and the number of meals is limited. The 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 or older and / or their spouses. Menu calendars are available at the center.
Basic computer classes: 10 to 11:30 a.m. Mondays and Fridays. Call 330-545-6596 to register or for more information.
Fitness Room hours: 8:30 to 4 p.m. Monday; 8:30 to 6 p.m. Tuesday; 8:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday; 8:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday; 8:30 to 4 p.m. Friday; closed Saturdays.
Yoga / pilates: Tuesdays, yoga from 10:15 to 11:15 a.m., chair yoga 11:30 to 12:30 p.m., pilates 5 to 6 p.m.; Wednesdays, yoga 3 to 4 and 6 to 7 p.m.; Thursdays, yoga at 10:15 to 11:15 a.m., chair yoga 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and pilates 5 to 6 p.m. Cost is $3 for class for members and $5 for class for nonmembers.
Tai chi: Cost $5: noon to 1 p.m. Fridays
Exercising to music will be 9:30 to 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays in the gym.
The Wii gaming system and air hockey or ping pong is set up in the parlor for members to use during the center's hours of operation.
Adult basketball or cornhole is held 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday in the gym. Minimum of two players and must be members of the center.
Walk the steps or in the gym: 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. Minimum of two walkers. Sign in at the front desk.
Knit and crochet class: 10 a.m. to noon Mondays. Bring yarn, needles and other materials needed. Class is free and open to members.
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.
Maple Street Cafe breakfast, 6 to 10 a.m. Mondays through Fridays. All proceeds benefit the services and programs of Country Neighbor.
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.
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.