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Seniors Morning Out Activities for October

Seniors Morning Out Activities for October

September 20, 2018

HICKORY – Seniors Morning Out participants will enjoy a variety of activities in October, including a Health Fair and Halloween Parties.

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.

Other program highlights are as follows.

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

10/2

10 Signs of Liver Damage

10/3

Shopping at Roses and Lunch at Captain D’s

10/8

Singer and Pastor Charles Ballard to perform

10/9

Auction to support Newton SMO

10/11

Newton Auditorium to see play: “Spelling 255” ($5 per ticket)

10/15

Singer Steve Townsend to perform

10/18

Mosaic Art Project with Debra Zimmerman

10/23

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

10/25

Movie Day: ”Facing the Giants”;

10/30

Guitarist Bob Sinclair and Fiddler Molly Barrett to perform

10/31

Halloween Party and Bingo

 

 

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

10/1

Slip, Trip, and Fall Prevention and Precautions with Sarah Stamey, Aging Specialist

10/2

Know the 10 Signs with Emily Jaynes, Alzheimer’s Association

10/8

JUICE (Join Us In Creating Enthusiasm) with Barbie Hollar and Friends

10/9

Guitar and Fiddle performance by Bob Sinclair and Molly Barrett

10/15

Making chocolate flowers at Bloombae’s and frozen yogurt at di’lishi

10/16

Health Benefits of Coffee with Carolyn Thompson, RN

10/17

Velvet Art Posters

10/18

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder with Jeff Dula, Vaya Health

10/22

Cooking Class-Pumpkin Cheesecake Dip

10/24

Craft Class-Toilet Paper Pumpkins

10/30

Hepatitis C Education and Training with India Richard, Community Health Instructor with ALFA

 

 

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

10/2

Nutrition in Pumpkin

10/3

Sentimental Journey Singing and Dancing

10/4

Trip to The Pretty Place, Looking Glass Falls, and Brevard

10/10

Medicare Information with Vickie Blevins

10/16

John 3:16 Sing Along

10/18

Cooking Class-Easy Pumpkin Dip

10/23

Shopping at Walmart

10/24

Breast Cancer Awareness with Dr. Juanita Montes, A Women’s View

10/25

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

10/30

Fall Crafts with Suzy Killian

10/31

Birthday and Halloween Party with Sentimental Journey

 

 

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

10/2

Bowling at Pin Station and Shopping at Walmart

10/4

Breast Cancer Trivia and Facts

10/10

Cooking Class-Healthy Baked Apples

10/11

Dental Hygiene for Seniors with Lupe Avalos, CVMC

10/17

Depression and Aging with Tammi Jacobs, Supportive Solutions

10/18

Visit with Carillon Assisted Living and Lunch at Dixie’s in Newton

10/23

Senior Trivia and Volleyball

10/25

Crafts with Tonya Jarnac

10/29

“Fun in the Fall” with Corn Hole, Cake Walk, and more!

10/30

Music by Fred Wilson

10/31

Halloween Costume Contest and Bingo

 

 

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

10/2

Donna Kay Peissel to play piano and sing

10/4

Health Fair with CVMC Staff

10/8

Cooking Class-Halloween Trail Mix with Chocolate Icing

10/9

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder with Vaya Health

10/10

Face the Facts in Your Diet

10/16

Guitarist Bob Sinclair and Fiddle/Violinist Molly Barrett to perform

10/17

Line Dancing with Cecil Campbell

10/22

Music by Charles Ballard

10/29

Halloween Party and Bingo

10/30

Sentimental Journey to perform

10/31

Medicare Open Enrollment with Vickie Blevins

 

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 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