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Seniors Morning Out August Activities

Seniors Morning Out August Activities

July 26, 2018

HICKORY – Seniors Morning Out participants will enjoy a variety of activities in August including musical performances and trips to local Farmers Markets.

Any resident of Catawba County who is 60 or older is invited to join Seniors Morning Out, which is held between 8:30 a.m. and 12:30 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

8/2

Shopping at Ollies and Dollar Tree and Lunch at NY Hibachi Grill

8/6

Auction

8/7

The World Revealed Through Painting and Message with Charlie Sisti

8/8

Trip to Hickory Farmers Market

8/13

Neurocognitive Disorders: Dementia Overview with Jeff Dula, Vaya Health

8/16

Cooking Class-Skinny Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Muffins

8/21

Music by Sentimental Journey at Hickory Westmont Senior Center

8/23

Movie Day: “Cocoon”

8/28

Prime of Life Expo at the Hickory Metro Convention Center

8/30

Cookout and music by local musician Cameron Matthews

 

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

8/2

Trip to Public Health Farmers Market

8/6

Wiggle Your Toes for National Wiggle Your Toes Day and Signs that it is Time for Assisted Living

8/7

Effective Communication with Redia Baxter, MPA

8/9

Music by Sentimental Journey

8/13

Breakfast at Gold Mine Café and Shopping at Walmart

8/22

Cooking Class-Low Carb Cauliflower Breadsticks

8/23

Butter Bean Auction

8/28

Neurocognitive Disorders: Dementia Overview with Jeff Dula, Vaya Health

8/29

Breakfast at Hardee’s and Traditional and Innovative Egg Rolls with Erica Derr at the Newton Library

 

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

8/1

Music by Sentimental Journey

8/7

Breakfast at IHOP and Shopping at Walmart

8/8

Cooking Class-Cucumber Water and its Benefits

8/9

Move to the Beat and Neurocognitive Disorders with Jeff Dula, Vaya Health

8/14

Peach Month-Taste Test and Benefits with Ruthie Hill

8/16

National Tell a Joke Day-Bring a joke and join in Laughter is Good Medicine

8/21

John 3:16 Sing Along

8/22

Trip to Hickory Farmers Market

8/23

Shopping at Walmart

8/28

Prime of Life Expo at the Hickory Metro Convention Center

 

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

8/1

Food Borne Illness: What You Need to Know

8/2

Combining Medications with Diet with Lupe Avalos, CVMC

8/7

Bowling at Pin Station and Shopping at Walmart

8/9

Laughter is the Best Medicine and Horse Racing Game

8/14

Root Beer Floats for National Root Beer Float Day and Music by Sentimental Journey

8/15

Trip to Hickory Farmers Market

8/16

Craft Class with Debbie Bowen

8/21

Bowling at Pin Station and Shopping at Walmart

8/22

Cooking Class-Roasted Potatoes

8/23

Bible Trivia with Farrah Mayfield, Great Hope Missionary Baptist Church

8/30

Personality Disorders with Jeff Dule, Vaya Health

 

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

8/2

Local Musician Cameron Matthews to perform

8/6

Safety of Food Preparation is Restaurant Food and Cooking at Home

8/7

Are You Up To Date On Your Adult Immunizations?

8/9

Bingo and Lunch at Dixie’s Chicken and Fish in Newton

8/13

Cooking Class-Chocolate Dipped Peanut Butter and Crackers

8/14

Neurocognitive Disorders: Dementia Overview with Vaya Health

8/20

Performance by Charles Ballard

8/23

Trip to Public Health Farmers Market and Lunch at Blue Moon Café

8/28

Music by Sentimental Journey

8/29

Corn Hole and Group Walking

 

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 8:30am and noon, Monday – Thursday. Please call 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