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Seniors Morning Out December Activities

Seniors Morning Out December Activities

November 27, 2018

HICKORY – Seniors Morning Out participants will enjoy a variety of activities in December, including craft classes and holiday 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

12/3

Movie Day: “Christmas Choir”

12/4

Cooking Class-Pineapple Cream Cheese Pecan Snowball Cookies

12/6

Melodears to perform

12/11

Christmas music with Seniors on the Move

12/13

Christmas Party and Lunch at the Highland Rec Center

12/17

Craft Class- Painting Christmas Masks

12/19

Christmas Lunch at Western Steer with Gift Exchange and Music by Sentimental Journey

12/20

Trip to Wytheville, VA

 

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

12/3

Christmas Stories and Songs with Nancy Frady

12/4

Christmas Party- bring $1 gift for Dirty Santa

12/5

Cooking Class- Crockpot Hot Cocoa for National Hot Cocoa Day

12/6

Substance Abuse in Older Adults with Jeff Dula, Vaya Health

12/10

Movie Day at Patrick Beaver Library: “The Preacher’s Wife”

12/12

Craft Class- Fingerprint Art

12/13

Sentimental Journey to perform

12/19

Christmas Breakfast at Hart and Soul the Shopping at Walmart

 

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

12/4

Craft Class- Christmas Cards with Suzy Killian

12/5

Sentimental Journey to perform

12/10

Dealing with the Loss of a loved One with Sandy Hood, Carolina Caring

12/11

Red Lobster for Lunch and Shopping at Valley Hills Mall

12/12

Cooking Class- Chex Merry Ginch Mix

12/13

Craft Class- Reindeer Candy Jars with Suzy Killian

12/18

John 3:16 Sing Along

12/19

Christmas Gift Exchange

 

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

12/4

Shopping at Hamrick’s and Lunch at Harbor Inn Seafood

12/5

Senior Health Needs Assessment by Bria Gadsden, Catawba County Public Health

12/6

Craft Class with Tonya Jarnac

12/11

Stress Management During the Holidays with Lupe Avalos, CVMC

12/12

Cooking Class- Peanut Butter Blossoms and Christmas Music Quiz

12/13

Bowling at Pin Station and Shopping at Walmart

12/18

Christmas Party and Trivia

12/19

Music by BHHS Chorus

 

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

12/3

Bingo and Can Topical Joint Creams Be Harmful? with Annie Williams

12/4

Christmas Shopping at Hamrick’s then Lunch at PDQ

12/5

Cooking Class- Christmas Trail Mix and Christmas Family Feud

12/6

West Side Baptist Church Choir to sing

12/11

Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders with Vaya Health

12/12

Craft Class- Christmas Wreaths

12/17

Christmas Pizza Party with entertainment from Cameron Matthews

12/19

Christmas Bingo

 

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. The program is also conducting its annual fund-raising drive at this time. 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