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Seniors Morning Out Activities March 2019

Seniors Morning Out Activities March 2019

Published: February 25, 2019

Seniors Morning Out participants will enjoy a variety of activities in March, including cooking classes and St. Patrick’s Day celebrations.

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

3/4

Cooking Class- King Cake for Mardi Gras

3/5

Know the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s

3/7

Matter of Balance with Sarah Stamey (Every Thursday in March)

3/18

Movie Day: “To Joey with Love”

3/19

Sentimental Journey to perform

3/20

Walk and Stretches then Bingo

3/25

Pop-Up Card with Erica Derr, Catawba County Library

3/27

PTSD; Invisible Scars with Jeff Dula

 

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

3/4

Matter of Balance with Sarah Stamey (Every Monday in March)

3/5

Craft class- Pretty as a Picture (bring a photo)

3/6

Shamrock Cards with Bethany Mitchell

3/12

Adam Smith from Catawba County Cooperative Extension for National Plant a Flower Day

3/14

Music by Sentimental Journey

3/19

Gospel with Barbie Hollar and Friends

3/20

Cooking Class- Roasted Sweet Potatoes and their benefits

3/26

Bipolar Mood Variation: Is There Stability? With Jeff Dula

 

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

3/6

Music by Sentimental Journey

3/12

Bipolar Mood Variation: Is There Stability? With Jeff Dula

3/13

Plant a Flower Day

3/14

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

3/19

Sentimental Trivia with Tamara Faulkner

3/20

Bring Out Your Inner Artist

3/25

Stretches and Bingo

3/26

Celery Stuffing’s and Celery Nutrients

 

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

3/7

Sleep Disorders and Ways to Get Better Rest with Lupe Avalos

3/11

Exercise then Bingo

3/13

Noodle Ball and Family Feud

3/14

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

3/19

Music by Fred Wilson

3/20

Music by Bob Hollar

3/21

Craft Class with Tonya Jarnac

3/27

Cooking Class- Cooking with Peanut Butter for National Peanut Month

 

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

3/4

Group Walking and Corn Hole

3/5

Bipolar Mood Variation: Is There Stability? With Jeff Dula

3/7

Cooking Class- St. Patty’s Day Parfaits

3/16

Healthy Green St. Patrick’s Party

3/19

How to Help Dementia with Karen Phoenix

3/21

Library to Go with Sarah Sherfey

3/25

Sing Along with Charles Ballard

3/26

Music by Sentimental Journey

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