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Seniors Morning Out February Activities

Seniors Morning Out February Activities

January 28, 2019

HICKORY – Seniors Morning Out participants will enjoy a variety of activities in February, including musical performances and craft classes.

Any resident of Catawba County who is 60 or older is invited to join Seniors Morning Out, which is held between 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 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.

On Feb 19th, seniors 60 years or older are invited to attend a performance by the Just Friends Jazz trio, at Lifepoint Church Hickory from 9:30am-12:00noon. Registration is required by calling 828-695-5610 by Feb 12th. Lunch will be provided at no cost.

The Just Friends Jazz trio performance is supported by a grant from the United Arts Council of Catawba County through the North Carolina Arts Council, with funding from the State of North Carolina and the National Endowment for the Arts, which believes that a great nation deserves great art.

 

Other program highlights are as follows.

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

2/4

Shopping at Roses then Lunch at Captain D’s

2/5

Craft Class- Paint a LOVE plaque

2/7

A Matter of Balance with Sarah Stamey, Area Agency on Aging (Every Thursday in February)

2/11

Movie Day: “Though None Go With Me”

2/13

Cooking Class- Make Your Own Mug Cake

2/20

Come hear Bob Hollar Perform

2/26

Breakfast at Four Peas in a Pod and then Bowling at Pin Station

2/27

Bipolar- Extreme Mood Variation: Is There Stability with Jeff Dula, Vaya Health

 

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

2/4

Matter of Balance with Sarah Stamey, Area Agency on Aging (Every Monday in February)

2/5

Foodborne Illness- Suspect, Identify, Treat, and Report

2/7

Shopping at Walmart

2/12

Steve Townsend to perform

2/13

Decorating Salt Dough Hearts with Shanda Nichols

2/14

Sentimental Journey to perform and Family Feud

2/26

PTSD: Invisible Scars with Jeff Dula, Vaya Health

2/27

Cooking Class- Roasted Cauliflower and its health benefits

 

At the East Hickory site, located at Lifepoint Church Hickory, 2123 Fifth St NE, Hickory

2/6

Dancing with Sentimental Journey

2/7

Good for you Fruits and Cooking Class- Heart Healthy Snacks Using Whole Grains

2/12

PTSD: Invisible Scars with Jeff Dula, Vaya Health

2/13

Fire Safety 101 with Teri Byers, Hickory Fire Department

2/14

Valentine’s Party and Dance

2/18

What Are The 5 Major Foodborne Illnesses

2/19

Just Friends Jazz trio to perform

2/26

Craft Class- Tea Cup and Saucer Bird Feeders

 

At the Catawba site, located at Center United Methodist Church, 4945 Sherrills Ford Rd, Catawba

2/5

Bowling at Pin Statin and Shopping at Walmart

2/7

Keeping Your Heart Healthy with Lupe Avalos, CVMC

2/13

Celebrating Black History Month with Minister Gavin Gabriel

2/14

Valentine’s Day Party

2/21

Craft Class with Tonya Jarnac

2/26

Music by Lonesome Road

2/27

Cooking Class- Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Their Benefits

2/28

PTSD: Invisible Scars with Jeff Dula, Vaya Health

 

At the Maiden site, located at the Maiden Community Center, 207 E Klutz St, Maiden

2/4

How Common Are Falls Among the Elderly?

2/5

PTSD: Invisible Scars with Vaya Health

2/6

Cooking Class- Apple Slices with Caramel Dip

2/7

Preventing Germs While Cooking

2/12

Dementia Basics with Karen Phoenix, WPCOG

2/13

Healthy Valentine’s Party

2/18

Gout and Diet, Are They Related?

2/26

Sentimental Journey to perform

 

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 8:00am and noon, Monday – Thursday. Please call 828-695-5617, 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 Services 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