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EXETER: The Cosmopolitan Seniors will meet at 1 p.m. today in St. Anthony’s Center. Hosts and hostesses are Rosalie Ferrara, Sam Ferrara, Maureen Gosart, Ron Gosart and Edith Jones.

The 50/50 winners at the last meeting were Rosalie Ferrara, Rosemary Golenski, Toni Hall, Marion Kratzer and Ed Stankoski. Fran Lepo won the special game prize and Aggie Abromavage and Joe Kleback shared the bingo jackpot.

A casino trip is planned for October to Mount Airy with pick ups in Exeter and Pittston. Membership is not required. Call Johanna at 655-2720.

KINGSTON: The Kingston Active Adult Center, 335 Third Ave., is hosting Guardian Elder Care for a presentation on home safety tips at 11 a.m. today.

Hispanic Heritage Month will be celebrated on Wednesday with a special taco salad bar.

The Area Agency on Aging, in partnership with local libraries, is holding the first “Lunch & Learn” on Thursday. The event will include a tour of the library and its facilities and the opportunity to suggest future programs and topics. Contact local senior center for details.

September birthdays will be celebrated on Friday.

Flu shots by representatives from Superior Health Services will be given at 10:30 a.m. on Sept. 24. Call the center at 287-1102 to register in advance. Golden Living will also be conducting blood pressure checks at 12:15 p.m. on Sept. 24.

A presentation on personal care and hygiene by a representative from Riverview Ridge will take place at 10:45 a.m. on Sept. 26.

KINGSTON: State Senators John Yudichak and Lisa Baker are sponsoring a Senior Expo from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Oct. 10 in the 109th Armory, 280 Market Street.

The expo will feature more than 50 exhibitors from local, county and state agencies showing available services. Free admission and lunch.

LUZERNE/WYOMING COUNTIES: The Area Agency on Aging for Luzerne-Wyoming County, in partnership with the Luzerne-Wyoming County Library System, are offering a variety of programs that are both educational and recreational for persons 50 plus years of age.

A Library Orientation Day will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday at local participating libraries. The day will include a tour of the library, free library card registrations and discussions on programs. Pre-orders will be taken for lunch at a cost of $3.06 for anyone 50-59 years of age and a donation of $2 for those 60 and over.

For more details and participating library locations, contact Patti Gozikowski at the Area Agency on Aging at 822-1158 or local Active Adult Centers.

MOUNTAIN TOP: The Mountain Top Social Club will meet on Sept. 24 in the Father Nolan Hall Day Room at St. Jude Church. Doors open at 3:15 p.m. Members should not arrive earlier. New members are welcome. Bakers are Roberta Malone, Ann Mudrak and Maureen Muskas.

A trip to Ace in the Hole, N.J., is scheduled for Oct. 7 for the October Fest. Trip includes dinner, show and polka dancing. For more information call Otto at 570-407-0056.

NANTICOKE: The Rose Tucker Active Adult Center, 128 W. Washington St., is distributing flu shots from Superior Health Services on Wednesday. Call the center at 570-735-1670 for more information or to sign up for the shots.

Birchwood Nursing and Rehab Center is offering exercise and line dancing at 10:30 a.m. on Friday.

Commonwealth Home Health will offer blood pressure screenings at 11 a.m. on Sept. 24.

A sing-a-long with Diana and Marian at the piano will take place at 11 a.m. on Sept. 25.

A special bingo will be played as 12:45 p.m. on Sept. 26. The game will be $1 a card with a three card limit.

AARP Safe Driver Refresher Course will be offered at the center from noon to 4 p.m. on Sept. 30. Full course must have been taken in order to sign up for the refresher. Cost is $12 for AARP members and $14 for non-members. Call the center at 570-735-1670 for more information.

NANTICOKE: AAA Mid-Atlantic is offering a free Senior Safety and Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Oct. 2 at the Education Conference Center at Luzerne County Community College, 1333 S. Prospect Street. Space is limited and reservations are required. Walk-ins will not be allowed. Contact Jana Tidwell at 570-819-1920 ext. 34426.

Information will include driver services, child passenger safety seat demonstrations, senior information, balance by John Heinz, flu shots and shingles vaccines from Pennsylvania Department of Health, vision screenings from Northeast Eye Institute, Wyoming Valley Chiropractic, hearing screenings, sleep disorders, yellow dot program, arch comfort and Sam’s Club pharmacy.

PITTSTON: St. Joseph’s Senior Social Club will meet at 1 p.m. on Thursday at Mount Carmel’s Center, William Street. Servers for the month are Gloria DeRosa, Josephine Fasciana, Jennie Figel and Emily Gorski. Bingo and games will be held after the social. Members are reminded to bring canned goods for St. John’s food pantry. New members welcome. For more information call Theresa at 654-2967.

PLAINS TWP: Plains Senior Citizens will meet on Wednesday at SS. Peter and Paul School. Hostesses are Alice Jendrejeski, Mary Ann Lepa, Anna Mae Lavan, Alice Krommes and Joan Marchetti. Hostesses should be at the cafeteria by 11:30 to set up refreshments.

The Plains Police Department, North Main Street, is conducting a prescription medicine drop off from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Oct. 26. Expired prescription medicines can be discarded.

A Senior Expo will be held from 10 a m. to 1 p.m. on Oct. 10 at the Kingston Armory, Market Street. There will be free health screenings, exhibits and refreshments.

Mike Boncheck is looking into a trip to Allenbury for a dinner and Christmas show. Date and time to be discussed at the meeting. Cost of trip is $75.

PLYMOUTH: The Senior Citizen’s Friendship Club of St. Mary’s is asked to help out with cooking and serving when the Holy Child School is hosting the homeless for two weeks in October. Anyone interested can call Ann at 779-4309.

Helen and Steve Skovira were honored at the last meeting for their 56th wedding anniversary.

The 50-50 cash winners were Mary Pietrzykoski, Regina Pietrzyskoski and Rosalie Meurer. Gift winners were Regina Pietrzyskoski, Gerry Wabik and Carol Smith. Special project winners were Deborah Parulis and Josephine Medura.

The next meeting will be on Monday at the Holy Child School Building, Willow Street. Servers are Bernadine Clark, Barbara Elgonitis, Frank and Mary Jane Forlin and Peg Hogan.

SWOYERSVILLE: The Swoyersville Senior Citizens will meet at 1 p.m. on Wednesday in St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Hall. New members are welcome.

At the prior meeting, Eric Leedock, outreach coordinator from the Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy, spoke to members. Winners of the 50-50 fundraiser were Mario Zuca, Marie Urban and Arlene Gomba.

WILKES-BARRE: Rainbow Seniors will meet at 1 p.m. today at Albright United Methodist Church, Dana and Grove streets. Plans for the Christmas Party will be made. Servers are Jean Langley and Doris and Charles Hughes. New members welcome.

WYOMING/WEST WYOMING: The Wyoming, West Wyoming Seniors met recently at the St. Monica’s meeting rooms with President Frank Perfinski presiding. The 50-50 winners were Mickey DeSalvo and Olga Mizin. The bingo jackpot winner was Paul Delaney. Plans were discussed for the Halloween social. More details at a later date.

Servers for today’s meeting are Helen Ostrowski and Helen Markert.

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