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Seniors Morning Out Activities June 2019

Seniors Morning Out Activities June 2019

Published: May 21, 2019

HICKORY – Seniors Morning Out participants will enjoy a variety of activities in May, including Mother’s Day celebrations and cooking classes.

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

6/3

Medicare Scams with Diane Trainer

6/4

Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body, Alzheimer’s Association

6/10

Movie Day: “I Can Only Imagine”

6/11

Cooking Class- Queso Dip

6/13

Father’s Day Celebration with entertainment by Daniel Brink

6/18

Sentimental Journey to perform

6/24

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

6/26

Substance Use, Misuse, and Opioid Crisis with Vaya Health

 

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

6/3

CPR and AED Class with Melanie Sigmon Catawba County EMS

6/6

Cooking Class- Cannoli Dip for Italian Day

6/10

Shopping at Walmart

6/13

Sentimental Journey to perform

6/17

Movie Day at Patrick Beaver Library: “Adrift”

6/18

What do you know about Aphasia? With Carolyn Thompson, RN

6/25

Dementia and Psychosis Behaviors with Jeff Dula, Vaya Health

6/26

Patriotic Crafting

 

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

6/4

Breakfast at Snack Bar and shopping at Aldi

6/6

Sentimental Journey to perform

6/11

Substance Abuse with Jeff Dula, Vaya Health

6/13

Father’s Day Celebrations with Ice Cream Floats

6/18

Craft Class- Panting or Etching Lighthouses

6/20

Block Walk and Penny Ante

6/24

Cooking Class- Chocolate Dipped Banana Bits

6/25

Men’s Health Awareness

 

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

6/4

Bowling at Pin Statin and shopping at Walmart

6/6

Signs and Prevention of Stroke with Lupe Avalos, CVMC

6/12

Are Analgesic Creams Safe to Use? With Annie Williams, RN

6/13

Father’s Day Celebration and Tips on Men’s Health

6/20

Cookout with music by Sentimental Journey

6/25

Emergency Preparedness with Frank Ballentine and 911 Communication with Tammy Saunders

6/26

Cooking Class- S’mores for National Camping Month

6/27

Craft Class with Debbie Bowen

 

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

6/3

Cooking Class- Banana Splits

6/4

Substance Use, Misuse, and Opioid Crisis with Vaya Health

6/6

911 Communications with Tammy Saunders

6/10

Craft Class- Wind Chimes for Father’s Day

6/18

Library to Go with Sarah Sherfey

6/19

Breakfast at Cracker Barrel and shopping at Roses

6/20

West Side Baptist Church Choir to sing

6/25

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, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesdays, 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