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July Seniors Morning Out Activities

July Seniors Morning Out Activities

June 28, 2018

SENIORS MORNING OUT ACTIVITIES TO INCLUDE VISITS TO LOCAL FARMERS MARKETS AND COOKING CLASSES

HICKORY – Seniors Morning Out participants will enjoy a variety of activities in July including visits to the local Farmers Markets and cooking classes.

Any resident of Catawba County who is 60 or older is invited to join Seniors Morning Out, which is held between 8:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday at five convenient locations. A hot, balanced lunch is served each day. Programs are free to participants, who may pick and choose which days to attend. Bus transportation to and from the sites is available in some locations.

Other program highlights are as follows:

At the Newton site, located at First Presbyterian Church, 701 N. Main Ave., Newton

7/2

Diabetes Class with Doreen King from Alliant Health (also occurs on July 9 and July 16)

7/3

Musical performance by Damascus Road and Ice Cream Social

7/5

Shopping at Walmart in Conover and Lunch at Gold Mine Café

7/12

Movie Day: “Yankee Doodle Dandy”

7/18

Trip to Hickory Farmers Market

7/19

Trip to Barter Theatre in Abingdon, VA

7/23

Gospel Singing with Charles Ballard

7/24

Craft Class-Patriotic T-Shirts

7/25

Cabbage Nutrition and Cooking Class-Southern Bacon Fried Cabbage

7/30

Circle Exercise to Music using Exercise Bands

7/31

Bowling at Pin Station and Lunch at Dixie’s Fish and Chicken

 

 

At the West Hickory site, located at the West Hickory Senior Center, 400 17th St. SW, Hickory

7/2

Craft Class- Christmas in July

7/3

Understanding Dementia Related Behaviors with Redia Baxter, MPA from the Alzheimer’s Association

7/5

Trip to Public Health Farmers Market

7/9

Cooking Class with Betty and Shanda-Raspberry and Lemon Cream Cheese Bars

7/11

Make the Med Flip-Salad Dressings at the Newton Library with Ann Simmons, Family Consumer Science Agent and Lunch at Dixie’s Fish and Chicken

7/12

Sentimental Journey to perform

7/16

Watermelon Social

7/18

Craft Class-Buggles

7/19

Shopping at Walmart

7/24

Effective Communication with Cynthia Harmon, Division of Deaf and Hard of Hearing

7/25

Egg Trivia and Facts

7/31

Family Feud and Gospel Music with Barbie Hollar and Friends

 

 

At the East Hickory site, located at Huntington Hills Church of God, 2123 Fifth St. NE, Hickory

7/2

Stretches and Bingo

7/5

Breakfast at Parkway House and Shopping at Walmart

7/10

UV Safety Month with Ruthie Hill

7/11

Trip to Hickory Farmers Market

7/12

Learning to say Good Morning in Korean with Linah

7/17

Fruit of the Month-Cherries and Their Nutritional Benefit

7/18

Cooking Class-Hotdogs for National Hotdog Day and musical performance by Sentimental Journey

7/19

Shopping at Walmart

7/24

Health Benefits of July Cucumbers with Ruthie Hill

7/25

Cowboy Dance with Ruthie Hill and Western Wear Best Dressed Contest

7/31

Summer Rock Painting

 

 

At the Catawba site, located at Hopewell United Methodist Church, 2211 Hopewell Church Road, Sherrills Ford

7/3

Cookout and Music by Sentimental Journey

7/5

UNO Challenge

7/10

Bowling at Pin Station and Shopping at Walmart

7/12

Spice Up Your Life!-Tajin Watermelon with Lupe Avalos, CVMC

7/17

Bowling at Pin Station and Shopping at Walmart

7/18

Effective Communication Techniques with Jeff Dula, Vaya Health;

7/19

Trip to Barter Theatre in Abingdon, VA

7/24

Benefits of Chocolate and Noodle Ball Game

7/25

Trip to Farmers Market

7/26

Craft Class with Tonya Jarnac

7/31

Ice Cream Sundaes for National Ice Cream Month

 

 

At the Maiden site, located at the Maiden Community Center, East Second Street and Klutz Street, Maiden

7/2

Cooking Class-Red, White, and Blue Parfaits

7/3

Red, White, and Blue Party

7/9

Longevity Genes and Group Exercise

7/10

Personality Disorder and Seniors with Terry Spencer, Vaya Health

7/12

Shopping at Dollar Tree in Hickory and Lunch at Harbor Inn Seafood

7/16

Visit to Abernethy Laurels and Catawba Valley Living at Rock Barn and Lunch at Zaxby’s

7/19

West Side Baptist Church to sing and Ice Cream Social

7/24

Music by Sentimental Journey

7/26

Trip to Public Health Farmers Market and Lunch at Burger King in Conover

7/31

Shopping at Banana Box Grocery and Lunch at Hen and Egg in Newton

 

Seniors Morning Out is operated by Senior Nutrition Services of Catawba County Social Services and is in need of volunteers to assist with the program between 8:30am and noon, Monday – Thursday. Please call 695-5617 if interested. In addition to SMO, Senior Nutrition Services operates Meals on Wheels and related programs in the county. Additional volunteers are urgently needed to deliver Meals on Wheels. You can volunteer as little as one and a half hours a month. To find out more, contact Senior Nutrition at 828-695-5610 during regular business hours, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, except for holidays. For the latest updates, like their Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/MealsonWheelsofCatawbaCounty, or visit their website at http://www.MealsonWheelsofCatawbaCounty.org.

Catawba County Senior Nutrition Services is a United Way funded partner. Catawba County United Way’s mission is to increase the organized capacity of people to help others by mobilizing the caring power of our community. For more information, locate us on Facebook, 828-327-6851 or www.ccunitedway.com