EDWARDSVILLE: Members of the Edwardsville Active Adult Center recently donated red scarves to the Geisinger Heart and Vascular Institute, Plains Township. They were presented in February to celebrate Heart Health Month.
EXETER: The Cosmopolitan Seniors will meet at 1 p.m. today at St. Anthony’s Center. Hosts and hostesses are Rosemary Golenski, Maureen Gosart, Ron Gosart, Johanna Malinowski and Helen Zarychta.
At the previous meeting, plans were discussed for the upcoming 39th anniversary Mass and dinner. Bingo was played after a brief business meeting. Evelyn Naples won the special game prize and the jackpot prize was won by Mary Coleman. The 50-50 winners were Amy Alpaugh, Olga Costello, Sam Ferrara, Johanna Malinowski and Irene Parini. Table 1 raffled an Italian Basket, which was won by Theresa Blasavage.
A trip to Mount Airy Casino has been scheduled for April 23. Pick ups in Exeter and Pittston. The casino is offering a free buffet and free slot tournament for those 55 years of age or older. Non-members welcome on trips. Call Johanna at 570-655-2720 for reservations and information.
FALLS: The Falls Active Adult Center, state Route 92, celebrated St. Patrick’s Day with music and the singing of Irish songs with musicians Stewart Atkinson on the tenor saxophone, Ron Jackson on banjo and Ed McCabe on the keyboard.
A drum circle with Al Cabral will be held at the center from 12:45-2 p.m. on Friday.
The Book Club will meet to discuss “Killing Jesus” by Bill O’Rilley from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Monday.
Russell Gunton from Representative Karen Boback’s office will be at the center from 10 a.m. to noon on April 9 to answer any questions or to assist with concerns.
Lunch and Learn with Edward Michael from Rural Health Corporation will be held on April 11. Michael will give an overview of services at Rural Health Corporation.
A special Easter lunch, followed by a musical presentation by songwriter and singer Ronnie Schoonover, will take place be on April 15.
KINGSTON: The Kingston Active Adult Center, 335 Third Ave., is offering Lunch and Learn with Dr. John Guarnieri from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today. His topic will be “Five Steps to Permanent Weight Loss.” Call the center to register.
A benefits check-up will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday. This is a simple and free program to help individuals find and enroll in public and private benefits programs. Stop by the center to get an application to register by Wednesday.
PITTSTON: The Pittston Active Adult Center, 441 N. Main St., congratulates Eva Casseri as the winner of the March birthday basket.
A health fair by Wilkes University nursing students will be held from 9-11:30 a.m. on Thursday. The public is invited to attend.
Reservations are being taken for a trip to Ehrhardt’s Waterfront Resort on April 30. The cost is $65 and includes motor-coach transportation, coffee and strudel upon arrival, a family-style dinner and a comedy show entitled “Raising Cane.”
A trip to Woodloch Pines Resort is scheduled for July 27. The cost is $70 and includes motor-coach transportation, sweet bread upon arrival, all-you-can-eat smorgasbord, boat rides and a variety show.
An AARP Driver Safety Course will be offered at the center from 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. on April 25. This is a four-hour refresher course. Participants must have taken an eight-hour course previously to register for this class. Lunch may be ordered in advance for an asking donation of $2. This course may entitle you to a discount on your automobile insurance. The course is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. Pre-registration is necessary by calling the center at 570-655-5561.
WILKES-BARRE: The Firwood Senior Citizen Club will meet at 1 p.m. on Thursday in the meeting room at the Firwood United Methodist Church, Old River Road and Dagobert Street. Refreshments will be offered followed by the business meeting.
Due to cancellation of meetings because of inclement weather, new officers have not been installed for 2014. Anyone interested in holding an office or chairing a committee are requested to make it known at the next meeting.
Plans have been completed for the following trips: April 9, Moses at Sight and Sound; May 9, 2014, Nemours Mansion and Gardens, Delaware; July 9, 2014, Dutch Apple Theater to see Music Man; and Aug. 14, Shawnee-on-the-Delaware Dinner Theatre to see “Forever Plaid.” New members are welcome. Non-members welcome on trips. Call Maureen at 570-824-6538 for more information.
WYOMING: The Wyoming, West Wyoming Seniors will meet at 1 p.m. today in the St. Monica’s meeting rooms. Servers are Joe Shymanski and Eugene Stanczak. After a brief meeting, there will be refreshments, bingo and cards will be played.
Fifty-fifty winners from the last meeting were Helen Ostrowski, Irene Zelinski and George Yurek. The bingo jackpot winner was Joe Kosloski.
Plans have been completed for the 38th anniversary Mass and dinner to be held on May 6. Committee members are Nancy Marcy, Joan Kwasny, Helen Markert and Sam DeSalvo. Ann Voitek has been selected to do the catering.