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Pittston Center

The Pittston Active Adult Center is located at 441 N. Main St., Pittston. Hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday from.

Zumba Gold classes are held from 1:45 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Tuesdays with Tony Balucha, certified Zumba Instructor. Classes are open to adults 50 years of age or older. Cost for center members is $2 per/class and non-member is $3 per/class.

Healthy Steps Exercise Classes are held from 9 to 9:30 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. This exercise is geared towards improving balance and muscle mass by using weights and stretch bands. There is no charge for this class to Center members.

A flea market will be held on Tuesday, June 24. Donations are now being accepted. No clothing, please.

Tickets are now on sale for the annual summer picnic at Plains Pavilion on Friday, July 18. Cost is $20 which includes coffee and donuts at 10 a.m., buffet at noon, hamburgers and hotdogs at 4 p.m. Music will be provided by the Joe Lastovica Trio. Bingo, outdoor games and lot of door prizes.

Reservations are now open for the following trips: Two seats are available for a day trip to Sight & Sound Theater on Wednesday, June 18, cost is $115; and Sunday, July 27, Woodloch Pines Resort, cost is $70.; Monday, Sept. 22, Bloomsburg Fair; Wednesday, Oct. 1, Mount Airy Casino; Thursday, Nov.13, Sands Casino; Monday, Dec. 8, Hunterdon Hills Playhouse.

Jenkins Seniors

This year the Jenkins Township Seniors Citizen organization is celebrating its 37th year of operation. The group was formed by citizens of Jenkins Township who were interested in events in the township and how senior citizens could participate in many of these events.

However, over the years, the numbers have gone down drastically due to the loss of many members. Therefore, a membership drive is taking place to get enrollment up.

The objective of the organization is to provide a location and a opportunity for individuals at least 55 years of age and older to meet on a regular basis, to receive information on issues pertaining to them and their welfare, to engage in discussions of interest in the township and to socialize with their neighbors and friends.

The group is grateful for the Jenkins Township Hose Company for allowing them to use their building for the meetings. The group meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. Several luncheons are held each year and special meetings are held to celebrate various holidays.

The group cordially invites anyone to become a member of the organization. During this membership drive, the group hopes to increase numbers significantly. If you are interested, please contact an officer or stop by the next meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 17, at the Jenkins Township Hose Company.

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