DALLAS: Masonic Village at Dallas is hosting a free “Starting a Walking Program” presentation at 10 a.m. on May 16 in the Irem Clubhouse, 64 Ridgway Drive. Guest speakers are Carrie Hapeman, geriatric occupational therapist with Genesis, and Heather Witkowski, physical therapist with Genesis. They will give practical tips for walking, stretching, safety, exercise intensity and staying motivated. Healthy snacks will be provided and a walking tour of Masonic Village will be held after the presentation. To register, call 570-675-1866.
EDWARDSVILLE: The Edwardsville Senior Center will host a Mother’s Day luncheon today. There will also be blood pressure screening by Manorcare at 10:30 a.m.
A staff member from Rep. Gerald Mullery’s office will be at the center from 10 a.m. to noon on Thursday. A Wilkes-Barre architectural slide show will be presented by the Luzerne County Historical Society at 10:30 a.m.
The center will close at 11 a.m. on May 14. Bag lunch is requested.
There will be a 90’s plus lunch on May 15 and fall prevention and arthritis management will be presented by Sonas Medical at 11 a.m.
The birthday of the month celebration will be held on May 17.
KINGSTON: The Kingston Active Adult Center, 680 Wyoming Ave., will celebrate Mother’s Day with a special lunch today.
The center is starting a Pharmacy Program at 10:45 a.m. today. This is a four-six-week program and the center is looking for 15 people who would be interested in participating. It will involve a prescription evaluation, various screenings and information. To register, call the center at 287-1102.
World Belly Dance Day will be celebrated at 12:15 p.m. on Wednesday with a demonstration by the center’s belly dance class.
The annual dinner dance at will be held on Thursday at the Genetti Hotel and Conference Center, Wilkes-Barre. Tickets are still available and may be purchased at any center, or call 570-822-1158. Music will be provided by King Henry and the Showmen. A dance contest will be held in tango, swing and line dance. Anyone interested in participating may contact Sandy or Jean at 287-1102.
A new walking group program has started and will meet at 10 a.m. on Tuesdays.
PLYMOUTH: The Plymouth Shawnee Senior Citizens will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday at the First Welsh Baptist Church, Girard and W. Shawnee avenues. The executive board will meet at 12:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Room. Mary Rittenhouse, president of the Plymouth Neighborhood Watch Program, will discuss the special community event to be held on May 26. Members should bring their own sandwiches. Beverages will be provided. All are welcome.
PLYMOUTH: The Senior Citizen’s Friendship Club of St. Mary’s in Plymouth will meet at 1 p.m. on May 20 at the Holy Child School building, Willow Street. Servers are John Lelak, Lorraine Loftus, Jean Mihalick, Jackie McCabe and Rosalie Meurer.
At the previous meeting, the 50-50 winners were Phyllis Warakomski, Bernadine Clark and Ann Yeager. Special project winners were Louise Bednarski and Phyllis Warakomski.
Congratulations were extended to Barbara Elgonitus on the successful covered dish dinner and John Brunick read a history of the 35 years of the club.
The Mom and Dad dinner will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday at R and B Catering, Fellows Ave., Hanover Township.
Anyone interested in the trip on June 18 to Woodlock Pines or the September 15-19 trip to Wildwood, N.J., can call Ann at 779-3203.
WYOMING: The Wyoming, West Wyoming Seniors Club will celebrate its 37th anniversary with a Mass for departed members at 4:30 p.m. today at St. Monica Parish. Dinner will take place after the service.
At the last meeting, 50-50 winners were Charmaine Potenza, Angie Mastruzzo, Donna Pocceschi and Paul Delaney. The bingo jackpot was won by Paul Delaney.
The annual picnic will be held on July 16 at Daley Park, Shoemaker Avenue, West Wyoming. Details will be given at a later date.