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Seniors Morning Out Activities February 2023

Seniors Morning Out Activities February 2023

Published: January 25, 2023

HICKORY –Participants will enjoy a variety of activities in February including musical performances, craft classes and cooking demonstrations.

Any resident of Catawba County who is 60 or older is invited to join Seniors Morning Out, which is held Monday through Thursday mornings 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; phone 828-455-4133

2/1

Bingo

2/6

Hanging hearts craft with Lynn

2/8

“Med Instead of Meds” with Tina McGillvary, Catawba County Cooperative Extension

2/9

Chalk art painting with Charles Sisti

2/13

Butter bean auction

2/16

Smile toss game

2/21

Music with Bob Hollar

2/22

Cooking demonstration:  frozen banana snickers

2/23

Crafts with Amanda Bentley

2/27

The Price is Right game

 

At the West Hickory site, located at the West Hickory Senior Center, 400 17th St SW, Hickory; phone 828-323-8746

2/1

Valentine trivia and anagrams

2/2

Cooking Demonstration:  Fruit Kabobs

2/7

Blood Pressure Checks and Heart Health with Carolyn Thompson, Catawba Valley Health System

2/8

Valentine Q-Tip painting with Suzi

2/9

Music with Bob Hollar

2/15

Timeless Trivia: People, Places and Profiles with Jennifer Williams, Hickory Public Library

2/20

Family Fued

2/22

“Med Instead of Meds” with Tina McGillvary, Catawba County Cooperative Extension

2/23

Senior putting challenge with Charles Dickey

2/28

Personality Disorder: Reaction to Interaction with Vaya Health

 

At the East Hickory site, First United Methodist Church, 311 3rd Ave NE, Hickory; call 828-320-5963

2/1

Emergency Medical Services Info with Melanie Sigmon, Catawba County EMS

2/6

Music with Charles Ballard

2/7

Valentine craft with LaDonna and Cynthia

2/9

Cooking demonstration: easy ham and cheese sliders and broccoli salad

2/13

Blood Pressure Checks and Heart Health with Carolyn Thompson, Catawba Valley Health System

2/16

Music with Papa Gray Beard

2/20

Chalk art painting with Charles Sisti

2/21

Personality Disorder: Reaction to Interaction with Vaya Health

2/23

“Med Instead of Meds” with Tina McGillvary, Catawba County Cooperative Extension

2/27

Timeless Trivia: People, Places and Profiles with Jennifer Williams, Hickory Public Library

 

At the Catawba site, located at Center United Methodist Church, 4945 Sherrills Ford Rd, Catawba; call 828-320-0434

2/1

Heart bird feeder craft

2/2

Music with Charles Ballard

2/7

Making cards for “National Send a Card to a Friend Day

2/8

Cooking demonstration: pink and white rice crispy treats

2/9

Music by Seniors on the Move

2/15

“Med Instead of Meds” with Tina McGillvary, Catawba County Cooperative Extension

2/20

Blood Pressure Checks and Heart Health with Carolyn Thompson, Catawba Valley Health System

2/21

Crafts with Tonya Jarnac

2/23

Music with Sentimental Journey

2/28

Personality Disorder: Reaction to Interaction with Vaya Health

 

At the Maiden site, located at the Maiden Community Center, 207 E Klutz St, Maiden; call 828-320-5966

2/1

“Med Instead of Meds” with Tina McGillvary, Catawba County Cooperative Extension

2/2

Music by Seniors on the Move

2/7

Personality Disorder: Reaction to Interaction with Vaya Health

2/8

Crafting Valentine mailboxes with Lisa

2/9

How do you do, Haiku

2/13

Cooking with Teresa Slaughter: Italian talian cream cheese stuffed celery

2/14

Valentine bingo

2/15

Sing along with Nathaniel Austin

2/23

Music with Kim Dagerhardt

2/28

Blood Pressure Checks and Heart Health with Carolyn Thompson, Catawba Valley Health System

 

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.  To find out more, contact Senior Nutrition Services at 828-695-5610 during regular business hours, 7 a.m. to 4 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