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Seniors Morning Out November Activities

Seniors Morning Out November Activities

Published: October 25, 2018

HICKORY – Seniors Morning Out participants will enjoy a variety of activities in November, including cooking classes and musical performances.

Any resident of Catawba County who is 60 or older is invited to join Seniors Morning Out, which is held between 8:00 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

11/1

Hymns and Gospel with Seniors on the Move

11/6

Eating Healthy for the Holidays with Sandy Austin, Sandy’s Private Care

11/8

Movie Day: “The Wood Carver”

11/12

Craft Class-Nativity Scene with Clay Pots

11/13

Gospel Sing Along with Fred Wilson

11/15

Fall Festival at Highland Rec Center

11/19

Cooking Class- Bacon Ranch Cauliflower Bread

11/20

Sentimental Journey to perform

11/26

Thanksgiving Eggrolls-What to Do With Your Leftovers with Erica Derr, Catawba County Libraries

11/27

The Clontz’ to perform

 

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

11/1

Elvis Tribute Artist to perform

11/5

Scams-Don’t Be a Victim with Stephanie Roberts, City of Hickory Crime Prevention Officer

11/7

Cooking Class-Texas Trash

11/8

Gospel Music with Charles Ballard

11/12

Crafting Tasty Trees

11/14

The Med Flip-Thanksgiving Side Dishes with Erica Derr, Catawba County Libraries

11/15

Craft Class-Mosaics with Debra Zimmerman

11/19

Celebrating Hmong New Year with Houa Yang, Catawba County Libraries

11/27

Working with Common Behavioral Challenges in Dementia and Psychosis with Jeff Dula, Vaya Health

11/28

Medicare Fraud and Scams with Diane Trainer

 

At the East Hickory site, located at Lifepoint Church Hickory, 2123 5th St NE, Hickory

11/1

Looking for Circles Day

11/7

The Importance of a Fire Escape Plan

11/8

Seniors on the Move to perform

11/12

Fruits: Are They Good for Me?

11/13

Guitarist Bob Sinclair and Fiddle/Violinist Molly Barrett to perform

11/14

Cooking Class- Thanksgiving Chex Mix

11/15

Rehab Services with AJ Kerley, Pace at Home

11/20

Substance Abuse in Older Adults with Jeff Dula, Vaya Health

11/27

Food Borne Illness with Kimberly Haydt

11/29

Importance of Handwashing

 

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

11/1

COPD Awareness and Prevention with Lupe Avalos, CVMC

11/6

Bowling at Pin Station and Shopping at Walmart

11/8

UNO Challenge and Leftover Storage

11/14

Sentimental Journey to perform

11/15

Craft Class with Tonya Jarnac

11/20

Cooking Class- Peanut Butter and Apples

11/21

Substance Abuse in Older Adults with Jeff Dula, Vaya Health

11/27

Guitarist Bob Sinclair and Fiddle/Violinist Molly Barrett to perform

11/28

Laughter is the Best Medicine

11/29

Movie Day at Sherrills Ford Library: “I Can Only Imagine”

 

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

11/1

How to Properly Wash Your Hands

11/5

Music by Charles Ballard

11/7

What is a Safe Blood Pressure?

11/12

Cooking Class- Peanut Butter Crackers Dipped in Chocolate

11/13

Substance Abuse in Older Adults with Vaya Health

11/19

Can You Name Some Healthy Snacks?

11/21

Thanksgiving Trivia

1/26

Different Types of Arthritis

11/27

Sentimental Journey to perform

11/28

Side Effects of Over the Counter Medications

 

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