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EDWARDSVILLE: The Edwardsville Active Adult Center, 57 Russell St., will host a speaker from the Alzheimer’s Association at 11 a.m. on Wednesday.

The center will close at 11 a.m. on Jan. 14 and it will be a bag lunch day.

There will be blood pressure screenings by Manorcare at 11 a.m. on Jan. 15.

A special lunch will be served on Jan. 16 in celebration of Martin Luther King.

Birthdays of the month will be celebrated on Jan. 17.

KINGSTON: The Kingston Active Adult Center, 335 Third Ave., will have “Show and Tell” at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday. Interesting or unique items should be brought in to display and discuss.

Manor Care will be doing blood pressure checks at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday. At 11 a.m. Jen Scott will continue with another session of “Arthritis Management.” She will hold her meditation class at 11:30 a.m.

Brain Teaser Month will be celebrated on Monday with numerous word games and puzzles available.

MOUNTAIN TOP: The Mountain Top Social Club will meet on Jan. 14 in the Father Nolan Hall day room. Doors open at 3:15 p.m. New members are welcome. Hosts are Dorothy Wark, Bill Dempski and Bill Cook. Dues for 2014 will be collected at the meeting.

The following trips are scheduled for 2014: March 20, Ehrhardt’s, Hawley; April 16, Mt. Haven, Milford; May 15, Lancaster, to see Moses; June 19, Allenberry; July 27, Woodloch Pines, Hawley; Aug. 21, Rainbow Theatre, Lancaster; Sept. 2-12, Rocking Horse Resort, Highland, N.Y.; Oct. 17, Ace In The Hole, N.J.; November, Allenberry, Christmas show. For reservations or more information, call Otto at 570-407-0056.

MOUNTAIN TOP: The Marian Sutherland Kirby Library, 35 Kirby Ave., Mountain Top, is offering one-on-one beginner computer classes for anyone 55 years of age and older. Classes are from 2-3 p.m. on Jan. 16 or Jan. 30 or Feb. 13 or Feb. 27. Call or visit to sign up for a date. Space is very limited.

Second-level computer classes will teach web browsing and email from 3:30-4:30 p.m. on Wednesday or Jan. 22 and Feb. 5 or Feb. 19. Space is very limited. Call or visit to register.

Social media classes are offered to learn the basics of social media. Learn how to set up a Facebook page and a Twitter or Pinterest account. These classes begin at 2 p.m. on Jan. 25 and will be held at 2 p.m. every other Saturday. One-on-one classes offered with very limited space. Register as soon as possible.

There will be a free eBook workshop at 11 a.m. on Jan. 25. Learn how to download free eBooks from Luzerne County. This class is for iPads, Kindle Fire, Nook HD, and windows and android devices. Older model Kindles and Nooks are not compatible. Call or visit to register.

To register for any of these events, call 570-474-9313 or visit the library.

PLYMOUTH: The Senior Citizens’ Friendship Club of St. Mary’s will meet at 1 p.m. on Monday at the Holy Child School building on Willow Street. Servers are Mary Pietrzykoski, Betty Reese, Catherine Smith, Florence Shaw and Carol Smith.

At the previous meeting, the chance cash winners were Regina Korba, Regina Pietrzykoski and Valeria Cackowski.

A one-day trip is being planned to Mount Haven Resort for March 16. The trip will start with a full breakfast, bingo, movie, cards, shopping with John the Jeweler, dancing and live entertainment. There will be four hours of open bar ending with a full buffet dinner. If interested call Ann at 570-779-3203.

SWOYERSVILLE: The Swoyersville Senior citizens will meet at 1 p.m. on Wednesday at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton church hall. New members are welcome.

WILKES-BARRE: The St. Bellarmine Seniors will meet at 1 p.m. on Wednesday in the school cafeteria on Barney and Division streets. Refreshment will be served and bingo and card games will be played. Future trips will also be discussed. New members are welcome.

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