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Seniors Morning Out Activities May 2019

Seniors Morning Out Activities May 2019

Published: April 23, 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

5/2

Movie Day: “Letters to God”

5/6

Top 5 Food Borne Illness Risk Factors

5/7

Shopping at Walmart and Lunch at Rock’n Oven Pizza

5/9

Mother’s Day Celebration

5/16

Nutrition of Pears and Cooking Class- Chocolate and Pear Quesadillas

5/22

Person(RE)ality: Why in mine different? With Jeff Dula, Vaya Health

5/23

Memorial Day Cookout with Entertainment by Respira

5/28

Newton Conover High School Jazz Band to perform

 

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

5/1

Cooking Class- Apple Pie Taquitos

5/2

Make fun and Easy Pop Up Dimensional Cards with Erica Derr, Catawba County Libraries

5/6

Support for the Journey: Grieving Someone You Love with Rev. Sandy Hood, Carolina Caring

5/7

First Aid Training with Melanie Sigmon, Catawba County EMS

5/8

Craft Class- Mexican Flowers

5/15

Are Analgesic Creams Harmful? with Annie Williams, RN

5/23

Ed Smith, Elvis tribute artist to perform

5/28

Person(RE)ality: Why in mine different? With Jeff Dula, Vaya Health

 

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

5/1

Matter of Balance with Sarah Stamey, Area Agency on Aging

5/2

Sentimental Journey to perform

5/7

Breakfast at Hart and Soul Café then shopping at Walmart

5/13

Medicare Fraud with Diane Trainor

5/20

Are Analgesic Creams Harmful? with Annie Williams, RN

5/21

Senior Games

5/23

Craft Class- Creative Art Self Portraits

5/30

Cooking Class- Cheddar and Apple Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

 

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

5/2

High Blood Pressure Education with Lupe Avalos, CVMC

5/8

Medicare Fraud with Diane Trainor

5/9

Mother’s Day Celebration with music by Sentimental Journey

5/14

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

5/15

Cooking Class- Waldorf Salad

5/16

Craft Class with Tonya Jarnac

5/22

Health Benefits of Eggs for National Egg Month

5/30

Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

 

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

5/1

Craft Class- Mother’s Day Necklaces

5/2

Matter of Balance with Sarah Stamey, Area Agency on Aging

5/6

Cooking Class- Red and Blue Phyllo Pies

5/7

Person(RE)ality: Why in mine different? With Vaya Health

5/14

Library to Go with Sarah Sherfey

5/15

Emergency Preparedness with Frank Ballentine

5/20

Medicare Fraud with Diane Trainor

5/28

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