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Senior Center Slates Painting Giveaway October 20, 2017

The Elizabethtown Area Senior Center is selling prize drawing tickets for an original Star Barn painting.

Tickets will be available at the GEARS Fall Festival at the Elizabethtown Fairgrounds on Saturday, Oct. 28; at J.B. Hostetter's on Saturday, Nov. 4; and at the senior center's bazaar and pancake breakfast on Saturday, Nov. 11. Tickets may also be purchased at the senior center on weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The drawing will be held at the close of the bazaar on Nov. 11.

The senior center is located in the GEARS Community Center, 70 S. Poplar St., Elizabethtown. For more information, readers may call 717-367-7984.

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Senior Center Sets Schedule October 20, 2017

The Elizabethtown Area Senior Center, located in the GEARS Community Center, 70 S. Poplar St., Elizabethtown, invites area seniors to its upcoming programs. The center, a service of GEARS and the Lancaster County Office of Aging, is open regularly on Mondays through Fridays. Interested individuals may call the center at 717-367-7984 for more information or to make reservations.

Activities on Thursday, Oct. 26, will include walking from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., shuffleboard at 9:30 a.m., music with Al Shade at 10:30 a.m., pinochle and bingo at 12:30 p.m., and advisory council at 1 p.m. Lunch will be a center-cut pork chop with gravy, whipped potatoes w/chives, braised red cabbage, white bread, and apple cranberry crisp.

On Friday, Oct. 27, the center will offer walking from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., Bible study and Parcheesi at 10 a.m., a town meeting at 11 a.m., and a TGIF dinner and bingo, for which there is a per-person cost. Lunch will be a baked crab cake, cheesy shells, sweet peas, white bread, and tropical fruit.

On Monday, Oct. 30, the schedule will include walking from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., laddergolf at 9:30 a.m., bingo at 10:15 a.m., Seniors Helping Seniors at 11:15 a.m., and pinochle at 12:30 p.m. Lunch will be pot roast with gravy, a baked potato, sliced carrots, Italian bread, and a sugar cookie.

Activities on Tuesday, Oct. 31, will include walking from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., a morning stretch at 9:30 a.m., Halloween activities at 10:15 a.m., and Halloween riddles at 1 p.m. Lunch will include Halloween-themed foods such as ghostly chili, ant and finger salad, hocus pocus juice, a moldy biscuit, and spooky pumpkin potion.

The schedule on Wednesday, Nov. 1, will include walking from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., chair exercise at 9:30 a.m., Wii Bowling at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., table games at 11 a.m., and Bingo for Bucks at 1:30 p.m. Lunch will be chicken Alfredo, penne pasta with sauce, Italian green beans, a garlic breadstick, and fresh seasonal fruit.

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Senior Center Plans Activities October 18, 2017

The Delta Area Senior Center, located in the Peach Bottom Recreation Center, 5 Pendyrus St., Delta, has posted its activities. The senior center offers Wii games, free WiFi, and walking on weekdays. A hot lunch is available at noon for a donation. To sign up for lunch, readers may call 717-456-5753.

On Wednesday, Oct. 25, dominoes will be played at 9 a.m. Beginning at 9:30 a.m., "Dutch" Welker will be available to replace watch batteries or make minor repairs for a nominal fee. Also at 9 a.m., a group will meet at Lion Lanes in Red Lion to bowl. Activities will also include chair exercises at 10 a.m. and puzzle challenges at 12:30 p.m. The art class will meet from 3 to 4:30 p.m.

On Thursday, Oct. 26, activities will include a Halloween craft at 9:30 a.m. There is no cost, and all materials will be supplied. Sequence will be played at 9:45 a.m. A seminar on hearing loss will be presented, and attendees may register at the center. Pinochle and Scrabble will be played from 1 to 3 p.m.

On Friday, Oct. 27, breakfast will be served from 8 to 9 a.m. Activities will include bingo at 9:30 a.m., chair exercises at 11 a.m., and challenges at 12:30 p.m. The book club will meet at 1 p.m. This month's selection is "The Red Garden" by Alice Hoffman. Knitting and cribbage will be available from 1 to 3 p.m.

On Monday, Oct. 30, activities will include dominoes at 9 a.m., chair exercises at 10 a.m., Bible study at 10:30 a.m., and challenges at 12:30 p.m. The crochet class will meet from 1 to 3 p.m., and pinochle will be played at 7:30 p.m.

On Tuesday, Oct. 31, activities will include bingo from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., pickleball at 9:30 a.m., Wii Jeopardy at 12:30 p.m., Phase 10 at 1 p.m., and the creative writing class at 1:15 p.m. A Halloween lunch will be served at noon. Those eating lunch at the center will be treated to an ice cream sundae bar and will be entered into a drawing for door prizes.

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Senior Center Posts Events October 18, 2017

September House Senior Center, 1251 W. King St., York, has posted its schedule of events. All York County residents age 60 and up may register for a free lunch and are invited to participate in activities. The facility is open on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

On Monday, Oct. 30, at 1 p.m., Ross McGinnis will share his tales about the "Hex Murder Trials." A free Tang Soo Do class (Korean martial arts) will also begin on Oct. 30. To register, readers may visit the center or call 717-848-4417.

On Tuesday, Oct. 31, the center will present the history of Halloween at 11 a.m. Attendees may dress up in a mismatched outfit. The center will show the movie "Into the Woods" at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 1, and the movie "Cocoon" on Friday, Nov. 3.

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Senior Center Creates Cookbook October 18, 2017

The South Central York County Senior Center has produced a cookbook, which is available for sale. All recipes in the book are from members of the senior center. Many are family recipes that have been handed down for generations.

The cookbooks are available for a set fee and can be purchased by calling the senior center at 717-235-6060. Community members may also stop by the center, 150 E. Main St., New Freedom, to purchase cookbooks. The center is located across the parking lot from the fire department. Staff members are in the office on Mondays through Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Senior Center Plans Activities October 18, 2017

Stewartstown Senior Center, 26 S. Main St., Stewartstown, will offer a variety of activities for seniors. For additional information, readers may call 717-993-3488 or visit www.stewsenior.org.

On Wednesday, Oct. 25, Barb's aerobics will be held in the fellowship hall. Mary Ellen will be available to help with painting ceramics. Other activities will include the Red Hatters meeting at 10:30 a.m., Tai Chi at 10:30 a.m., and the bridge group meeting at noon. Table and Wii games will be available throughout the day.

On Thursday, Oct. 26, Barb's aerobics will be held in the fellowship hall. A nurse will be available in the morning to check blood pressured and weights. A group will leave on a bus at 10:15 a.m. to go to Rainbow's Comedy Playhouse to see a show. Other activities at the senior center will include Kings in the Corner at 9:30 a.m., the acrylic art class at noon, and Hand and Foot at noon.

On Friday, Oct. 27, various table and Wii games will be available in the morning. Bocce ball will be played starting at 10:30 a.m., and bingo will be played after lunch.

On Monday, Oct. 30, Barb's aerobics will be held in the fellowship hall. Table games and Wii bowling will be available throughout the day.

On Tuesday, Oct. 31, the senior center will hold a Halloween party. Attendees may wear costumes. Glenn's One Man Band will provide entertainment, and there will be a Halloween-themed lunch.

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Senior Center Posts Schedule October 13, 2017

The Elizabethtown Area Senior Center, located in the GEARS Community Center, 70 S. Poplar St., Elizabethtown, invites area seniors to its upcoming programs. The center, a service of GEARS and the Lancaster County Office of Aging, is open regularly on Mondays through Fridays. Interested individuals may call the center at 717-367-7984 for more information or to make reservations.

Activities on Thursday, Oct. 19, will include walking from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., shuffleboard at 9:30 a.m., craft class at 10:30 a.m., Going Squirrelly and Nutty in October at 11 a.m., pinochle at 12:30 p.m., and bridge at 1 p.m. Lunch will be braised chicken, rice pilaf, mixed beans, and fruit.

On Friday, Oct. 20, the center will offer walking from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., Bible study and Pinochle 101 at 10 a.m., word challenges at 11 a.m., and a TGIF pinochle party at 5 p.m. Lunch will be a breaded fish sandwich, macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, and pears.

On Monday, Oct. 23, the schedule will feature walking from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., laddergolf at 9:30 a.m., Stir the Pot and Mix It Up at 10:15 a.m., Seniors Helping Seniors at 11:15 a.m., and pinochle at 12:30 p.m. Lunch will be burgundy beef with mushrooms, noodles, broccoli and carrots, and fruit salad.

Activities on Tuesday, Oct. 24, will include walking from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., a morning stretch at 9:30 a.m., an activity roundtable at 10:15 a.m., and trivia at 1 p.m. Lunch will be chicken and white bean chili, tossed salad, baked potatoes, and mandarin oranges.

On Wednesday, Oct. 25, the center will offer walking from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., chair exercise at 9:30 a.m., Wii Bowling at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., table games at 11 a.m., and Lunch Bunch at 11 a.m. Lunch will be a pizza burger, sweet potato bites, coleslaw, and sherbet.

Al Shade will provide old-time country music on Thursday, Oct. 26, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

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Seniors Group Plans Meeting October 12, 2017

The St. Anne Neumann Seniors will meet in the St. John Neumann Social Hall at 601 E. Delp Road, Lancaster, on Tuesday, Oct. 24, at 1 p.m. The speaker will be Andrew Groff, a physical therapist.

For more information, call 717-626-3932.

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Wii Bowling League Celebrates Season October 11, 2017

York County Senior Wii Bowling League held a banquet on Oct. 6 at The Lutheran Home.

The league formed as a way for seniors to compete with other teams while socializing, having lunch and staying fit in the process. They enjoy going to each teams senior center or retirement facility to compete. The seniors practice regularly in preparation for the events.

The league includes teams from Heritage Senior Center, Utz Spirit Trust Lutheran, Country Meadows, Spirit Trust Lutheran at Kelly, and Yorktown Senior Center.

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Senior Center Plans Activities October 11, 2017

Stewartstown Senior Center, 26 S. Main St., Stewartstown, will offer a variety of activities for seniors. For additional information, readers may call 717-993-3488 or visit www.stewsenior.org.

On Wednesday, Oct. 18, Barb's aerobics class will meet in the fellowship hall. Mary Ellen will be available to help with painting ceramics. Other activities will include Tai Chi at 12:30 p.m., a program about nutrition by dietician Jean Gabsewigs at 10:30 a.m., the bridge group at noon, and the public card party after lunch. Card games and various other games will be available.

On Thursday Oct. 19, the senior center will host its monthly breakfast of scrambled eggs, breakfast casserole, homefries, chipped beef and toast from 7 to 9:30 a.m. Barb's aerobics class will be held in the fellowship hall. A nurse will be available in the morning to check blood pressures and weights. Kings in the Corner will begin at 9:30 a.m. Table and Wii games will be available throughout the day. The acrylic art class and the Hand and Foot game will both begin at noon.

On Friday, Oct. 20, table games will be available throughout the day. Indoor bocce ball will be available, and bingo will be played after lunch.

On Monday Oct. 23, Barb's aerobics will be held in the fellowship hall. Table games and Wii bowling will be available throughout the day. In the afternoon, volunteers will prepare dough for the apple dumplings.

On Tuesday, Oct. 24, apple dumplings will be made starting early in the morning. The dumplings will be ready for pickup by noon. Barb's aerobics will be held in the fellowship hall. The watercolor art class will meet at 9:15 a.m., and the beginner class will start at 12:30 p.m. Table and Wii games will be available throughout the day. Volunteers will go to Manor Care in Dallastown to assist with bingo. The pinochle group will meet at noon.

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Senior Center Posts Events October 11, 2017

September House, 1251 W. King St., York, has posted its events. All York County residents age 60 and up are invited to participate in the senior center's activities and may register for a free lunch at the center. The facility is open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

On Monday, Oct. 23, people of all skill levels, including beginners, may play pinochle from 1 to 3 p.m. On Wednesday, Oct. 25, the senior center will show the first movie in the "Left Behind" series. There will be time to discuss the movie.

On Thursday, Oct. 26, from 9 to 11 a.m., Marie will lead a paper crafting class, during which participants will create Christmas cards and decorations. A wood burning workshop will take place on Friday, Oct. 27, from 1 to 3 p.m. At the same time, persons may have their nails done by Dee and Sandi.

Fundraising cash bingo events take place every Wednesday. Doors open at 5 p.m., and food is available for purchase. Bingo starts promptly at 6:30 p.m.

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Free Lunch For Seniors Posted October 6, 2017

First Presbyterian Church, 7 Marietta Ave., Mount Joy, will host a Neighbors Connect free lunch for seniors on Wednesday, Oct. 18, in the fellowship hall. The doors will open at 11:30 a.m., and lunch will begin at noon. Fred Habeggar, a local naturalist, will give a presentation.

Those planning to attend are asked to call 717-653-5888 and leave a message or email fpcmj@embarqmail.com. Walk-ins are welcome.

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Senior Center Posts Schedule October 6, 2017

The Elizabethtown Area Senior Center, located in the GEARS Community Center, 70 S. Poplar St., Elizabethtown, invites area seniors to its upcoming programs. The center, a service of GEARS and the Lancaster County Office of Aging, is open regularly on Mondays through Fridays. Interested individuals may call the center at 717-367-7984 for more information or to make reservations.

On Thursday, Oct. 12, the center will offer walking from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., shuffleboard at 9:30 a.m., bingo buddies with a preschool class at 10 a.m., poker or po-ke-no at 10:30 a.m., pinochle at 12:30 p.m., and bridge at 1 p.m. Lunch will be chicken Philly pita, creamy potato soup, and pears.

Activities on Friday, Oct. 13, will include walking from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., Bible study and the Tensi game at 10 a.m., Darwin awards at 11 a.m., and TGIF pinochle party at 5 p.m. Lunch will be breaded pollock, wild rice, coleslaw, and applesauce.

On Monday, Oct. 16, the schedule will feature walking from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., laddergolf at 9:30 a.m., Family Feud at 10:15 a.m., Seniors Helping Seniors at 11:15 a.m., and pinochle at 12:30 p.m. Lunch will be porcupine meatball, garlic whipped potatoes, corn, and cinnamon apples.

Activities on Tuesday, Oct. 17, will include walking from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., a morning stretch at 9:30 a.m., nutrition with Donna at 10:15 a.m., and current events at 1 p.m. Lunch will be barbecued chicken breast, scalloped potatoes, sweet and sour coleslaw, and a brownie.

The schedule on Wednesday, Oct, 18, will feature walking from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., chair exercise at 9:30 a.m., medication take back at 10 a.m., Wii bowling at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., table games at 11 a.m., and Central Penn Commodity Food box pickup at 1 p.m. Lunch will be beef braciole with gravy, mashed potatoes, carrots, cottage cheese, and peaches.

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E-Book Assistance Sessions Posted October 5, 2017

Windy Hill on the Campus senior center, 1472 Roth's Church Road, Spring Grove, has partnered with Glatfelter Memorial Library in Spring Grove to offer e-book library support. A representative from Glatfelter Memorial Library will be present at the senior center every Wednesday from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. to help Windy Hill members check out e-books to read on electronic tablets or phones. Participants should bring their device and their library card. Assistance will also be provided for people who would like to obtain library cards.

For more information on the programs offered at Windy Hill, readers may call the center at 717-225-0733.

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Sub, Pretzel Sandwich Sale Posted October 5, 2017

Susquehanna Area Senior Center, 2427 Craley Road, Wrightsville, will offer a sub and pretzel sandwich sale. Orders are due on Thursday, Oct. 19, and the food will be available for pickup on Thursday, Oct. 26. Proceeds will go toward fitness training bands for the fitness class.

To request an order sheet to sell or order subs, contact the senior center at 717-244-0340 or susquehannaseniorcenter@yahoo.com. More information about the senior center is available at www.susquehannaseniorcenter.org.

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Senior Center Posts Schedule October 4, 2017

Stewartstown Senior Center, 26 S. Main St., Stewartstown, will offer a variety of activities for seniors. For additional information, readers may call 717-993-3488 or visit www.stewsenior.org.

The apple dumpling order due date has been changed from Oct. 10 to Monday, Oct. 16. The dumplings will be ready for pickup by noon on Tuesday, Oct. 24.

On Wednesday, Oct. 11, Barb's aerobics class will be held in the fellowship hall, and Mary Ellen will be available to help with ceramics. The bridge group will meet at noon, and the Tai Chi class will take place at 12:30 p.m. Table and Wii games will be available throughout the day.

On Thursday, Oct. 12, Barb's aerobics class will be held in the fellowship hall. A nurse will be available to check blood pressures and weights in the morning. Table and Wii games will be available throughout the day. Kings in the Corner will start at 9:30 a.m. Becky will give chair massages for a fee. A representative from Dedicated Nursing Associates will present a program about the organization's services at 10:30 a.m. Both the acrylic art class and the Hand and Foot group will meet at noon.

Early in the morning on Friday, Oct. 13, a group will start making apple dumplings for the Stewartstown Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 14. Table games will be available throughout the day. Indoor bocce ball will also be available. Senior Life will present a health program followed by bingo, and a podiatrist will be available to perform routine foot care after lunch.

On Oct. 14, the senior center will sell apple dumplings at the Stewartstown Fairgrounds during the Fall Festival.

On Monday Oct. 16, a group will meet at the Mason Dixon Restaurant for breakfast at 8 a.m. All are welcome. At the senior center, Barb's aerobics class will be held in the fellowship hall. Table games will be available throughout the day, and Wii games will also be offered. Other activities will include the writing class at 12:30 p.m. and the board of directors' meeting at 3 p.m.

On Tuesday, Oct. 17, Barb's aerobics class will meet in the fellowship hall. The watercolor class will meet at 9:15 a.m., and the beginner class will begin at 12:30 p.m. The craft class will begin at 9:30 a.m. Table games will be played throughout the day.

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Senior Center Posts Events October 4, 2017

September House, 1251 W. King St., York, has posted its events. All York County residents age 60 and up are invited to participate in the senior center's activities and may register for a free lunch at the center. The facility is open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

On Monday, Oct. 16, the pinochle group will play and teach from 1 to 3 p.m. On Tuesday, Oct. 17, at 9 a.m. Linda will teach a free class on how to make a fall wreath. Participants should bring their own materials. On Wednesday, Oct. 18, after lunch, the senior center will show the movie "Maleficent" or play chess. Ice cream floats and sundaes will be available for purchase.

Sue will lead a free class on making pine cone trees on Thursday, Oct. 19, at 9 a.m. All materials will be provided. On Friday, Oct. 20, the Lunch Bunch will carpool to Cracker Barrel for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Attendees should preregister. The bridge club will meet on Oct. 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dee and Sandie will be available to do nails.

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Senior Center Posts Spaghetti Dinner October 4, 2017

The Oxford Area Senior Center, 12 E. Locust St., will hold its fall takeout spaghetti dinner on Thursday, Oct. 19. The menu will consist of spaghetti with meatballs, tossed salads with dressing, dinner rolls and homemade desserts. Dinners may be picked up between 3 and 6 p.m. There is a fee for the food. To reserve meals, call 610-932-5244.

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Golden Age Club To Meet October 4, 2017

Dallastown Area Golden Age Club will meet on Thursday, Oct. 19, at 1 p.m. at the Dallastown American Legion, 57 W. Main St., Dallastown. The guest will be the former Miss York County, Debbie Butcher, who will sing Broadway tunes, show tunes, oldies and more. The club will also accept donations of crafts for its table at Christmas in Dallastown.

Light refreshments will be available after the meeting. Attendees may sign up for the club's bus trips to dinner and a play.

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Derry Seniors Plan To Gather October 3, 2017

"Why Wellness Visits are Important" will be the topic of a presentation when Derry Seniors meet at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 17. The program will be held in room 7 on the lower level at Derry Presbyterian Church, 248 E. Derry Road, Hershey.

The presentation will be given by William J. Curry, M.D., M.S., Penn State College of Medicine. Questions from the audience will be welcome. No reservations are needed, and no admission will be charged.

Following devotions and the program, lunch will be available in the fellowship hall for a nominal fee per person. A pharmacist will also be on hand to answer questions regarding medications.

Derry Seniors is open to adults age 55 and older. A complete calendar of events for 2017-18 is available at www.derrypres.org.

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