Wednesday, August 1, 2018

All About August

Wow, where did this year go?  Here it is August the 8th month of 2018.  Lets get started.
Thanks everyone who came for the first Saturday Breakfast. Also thank everyone who came to and donated Pies for the pie contest.  What fun and what delicious pies they were.
A representative from Community Bank will be here on Wed. Aug 8 @ 10:00 am to discuss Fraud. This would be the time to learn about the latest scamming techniques and how to report suspicious activities.  Bring cookies.
Another Pizza & Paint along is scheduled for Sept. 22 starting at 9:00 am till noon.  Cost is $40.00 Please call the center, 855-3300 to sign up.  This is a Prepaid class. 
Mark your calendar: 8th Annual Chili Cook off, Oct. 20, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm, soda donations needed, entry forms at front desk.  Christmas Boutique, Dec. 8, in the Sierra High Gym on Dec. 8, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.  Call the center if you would like to reserve a booth for $25.00, set up at 7:00 am..
Every Friday, except Bunco Friday is Pinochle.  Come join the group of players from 9 am - noon.
Sat. Aug 4, Dinner & Bingo, Taco Salad will be served from 5-6:30.
Fri. Aug  10, Bunco starting at 9:00 am Come on over for a fun morning.
Mon. Aug. 13, Red Hatters Thrift Store Fashion parade starting at 10:00 am.  Show off your thrift store purchases.
Tues. Aug. 21 Jam Session, Supper will be served starting at 5:00 -6:30.  The foothill musicians and Cowboy Poet will entertain you till 8:00 pm or after.
Wed. Aug 29, Birthday Bash and Potluck. Bring your favorite dish and join others as they celebrate August birthdays.  Birthday cake and ice cream will be furnished by the center.
Artist of the month is Diane Pratt.  If you would like to display your works, please call the center, or
if you know of anyone in the area who would like to have their items displayed at the center, call 855-3300.  We would love to share the talent of the community.
Weekly Events at the center.
Monday Low Impact Chair exercise, Tai Chi and crafts starting at 9:00 am
Tuesday, Quilters  at 9:30 and Nickel Bingo at 10:00 - 11:00
Wednesday, Crafts from 9:00 am to 11:00
Thursday, Beginners Quilting from 9:00 to 11:30 am.
Friday, Pinochle starting at 9:00 am.
Meals for the week: Suggested donation $2.00. Thurs. Aug 2, Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo, Hi C Salad, French Bread, Diced Pears; Fri.Aug 3, Polish Sausage Dog, w/onions & peppers, pickled beets, sliced apples;Mon. Aug 6, Breaded Chicken drumstick, veggie melody, wheat bread, applesauce; Tues, Aug 7, Spaghetti w/meat sauce, Hi C Salad, diced peaches; Wed. Aug 8, Tuna Salad Sandwich, vegetable soup & orange; Thurs. Aug 9, Meatloaf w/gravy, baked potato wheat bread, pineapple Tidbits; Fri. Aug. 10, Cheeseburger, chili beans & tropical fruit. Be sure and call the center before 11:00 the morning prior to the day you wish to have lunch. No shows cost the center $4.00 per meal. Please let the center know the day before by 11:00 am if you can not make it.
Remember to renew your yearly dues, $20.00 per person and $30.00 for a 2-person household.
Thrift Store has new and used clothing and more.  Open Mon. & Wed. 2nd Tues. and Last Fri. of month. 

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

July is Jumping

Summer has arrived, along with the heat.  Come on over to the Center and cool off.  There are lots of fun things to do and it's always nice and cool.
Mark Your Calendar: 
Friday, July 13 Bunco starting at 9 to 11.  If interested call the center at 855-3300 and let them know.
Tuesday, July 17, Jam Session.  Dinner starting at 5:30 - 6:30 with our local musicians and Cowboy Poet entertaining you till 8:00 pm.  Food is always delicious and dessert is always a surprise.
Sat. July 21, Annual Pie Contest.  Pie bakers bring your pie to the center by noon on Sat.  Pie eaters, all you can eat will be available for $8.00, whole pies for $10.00. 
Wed. July 25, Birthday Bash,and Pot Luck.Come and celebrate the July birthdays.
Sat. July 28, Waffle Breakfast, from 8:00 to 10:00.  Waffle, bacon and eggs cooked to order for just $7.00.  We are trying a new thing by serving a Waffle Breakfast on Sat. for all those working folks.
Weekly Activities at the Center:
Mon. Crafts, low Impact Exercise Class and Tai Chi class.
Tues. Nickel Bingo, Advanced Quilting
Wed. Crafts, Crochet Assistance
Thurs. Beginners Quilting Class starting at 9:00
Fri. Pinochle Every Friday,except 2nd Friday which is Bunco, both start at 9:00 am
Menu for the week. Suggested lunch donations are $2.00.Salads are being served as well. Be sure to call in your order before noon the day before.
Thurs. July 12, Cheese Lasagna, Peas & Carrots, wheat bread & tropical Fruit, or Cottage Cheese Salad, wheat bread, tropical fruit;
Fri. July 13, Breaded Chicken & Cheese Sandwich, potato salad, sliced apples; or Chef Salad, Wheat Roll, sliced apples
  Mon. July 15, Meatballs in gravy, rice pilaf, mixed veggies, wheat bread, applesauce; or Pasta Chicken salad, wheat bread, applesauce, wheat bread.
Tues. July 17, Swiss Beef Patty, mashed potatoes, tossed salad, wheat bread, apricots, or Chef Salad  bread apricots.
Wed. July 18, Turkey/Ham & cheese sandwich, pickled beets, tropical fruit, or Cottage cheese salad, wheat bread, tropical fruit
Thurs.July 19 enchilada casserole,corn, fruited jello, or Chef salad, wheat bread, Fruited Jello;
Fri. July 20, Chicken pesto Bow-tie pasta, Hi C salad, french bread, raisins, or Teriyaki, Chicken Salad, french bread, raisins.

Don't forget to renew you yearly dues.  Single  $20.00, Dual $30.00. The center offers Free WiFi sponsored by Ponderosa Telephone Co.  The center is also a place to hold special events.  The center also has a Thrift Store.  Come in and do some shopping.Thanks for your support.


Library Corner....Books of the Month! For Info contact our Librarian, Linda Reavely

  • Crusade of Eagles by William Johnstone
  • Dance of the Gods by Nora Roberts
  • Going Home by Nora Roberts
  • Heart-Shaped Box by Joe Hill
  • Murder at Wrightsville Beach by Ellen Elizabeth Hunter