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Seniors Morning Out June Activities

Seniors Morning Out June Activities

May 23, 2018

SENIORS MORNING OUT ACTIVITIES TO INCLUDE FATHER’S DAY CELEBRATIONS AND MUSICAL PERFORMACES

HICKORY – Seniors Morning Out participants will enjoy a variety of activities in June including Father’s Day celebrations and musical performances.

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

June 4

Diabetes Management Class with Doreen King from Aliant Quality (repeats every Monday through June)

June 5

Worship with Pastor Daniel Brank

June 6

Shopping at Roses and Lunch at Captain D’s

June 12

Cooking Class-Hawaiian Cheesecake Salad

June 14

Techniques for Effective Communication with Jeff Dula from Vaya Health

June 19

Sentimental Journey and Father’s Day Spaghetti Dinner ($5)

June 21

Bible Trivia with Great Hope Baptist Church

June 26

Bowling at Pin Station and Lunch at 321 Café

June 28

Movie Day: “Father of the Bride

 

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

June 4

Movie Day at Patrick Beaver Library: “Forever My Girl”

June 5

Healthy Living for the Brain and Body with Julie Cook-Walker from the Alzheimer’s Association

June 7

Mystery Lunch Trip to Boone

June 11

Health Benefits and Sampling of Dried Plums and Ballroom Dance Demonstration

June 13

Cooking Class with Shanda Nichols and Betty Buff-Cannoli Dip and Happy Feet with Annie Williams

June 18

Left Right Game and Father’s Day Celebration

June 20

Interesting Ocean Facts and Sea Shell Painting

June 25

Calming Coloring and JINGO

June 25

Gospel Music with Barbie Hollar and Heat Safety with Carolyn Thompson, RN

June 27

Effective Communication Techniques with Jeff Dula from Vaya Health

 

At the East Hickory site, located at Huntington Hills Church of God, 2123 Fifth St. NE, Hickory

June 4

Friend Walk and Bingo

June 6

Sentimental Journey to perform

June 7

Mystery Lunch Trip to Boone

June 12

Family Health Fitness with Ruthie Hill

June 13

Dancercise and Family Feud

June 14

Father’s Day Breakfast at Golden Corral and Shopping at Walmart

June 19

Cooking Class-Ice Cream Floats and Living with Cataracts with Ruthie Hill

June 21

Bingo and Blood Pressure Checks with Jeanie from Premier Home Care

June 26

Effective Communication Techniques with Jeff Dula from Vaya Health

 

 

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

June 5

Bowling at Pin Station and Shopping at Walmart;

June 7

Mediterranean and Dash Diets

June 13

Music by Fred Wilson

June 14

Father’s Day Celebration and Medical Conditions of the Ear with Bill Beck from Mountain Ear Hearing

June 19

Cooking Class-Making Butter

June 20

Elder Abuse by Chandra Henson with Catawba County Social Services

June 25

Shopping at Dollar General and Breakfast/Lunch at Granny’s Kitchen

June 26

90th Birthday Celebration and Making Clam Shell Critters

June 27

Sun Safety and Sunglasses

June 28

Music by Seniors on the Move

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

June 4

The Sun and Care of Our Lips

June 7

Craft Class-Assemble and Paint Birdhouses for Father’s Day

June 12

Effective Communication Techniques with Terry Spencer from Vaya Health

June 14

Bingo and lunch at the Landing Restaurant in Sherrills Ford

June 18

Proper Care of fruits and Vegetables

June 19

Cooking Class-Fresh Fruit Kabobs with Fruit Dressing

June 25

Bingo and Kidney Facts Part 1

June 26

Music by Sentimental Journey

June 27

Kidney Facts Part 2

June 28

Shopping at Big Lots and Lunch at Geppeto’s in Newton

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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