2012-04-04 / Lifestyles

Bee Senior News

The Clarence Senior Center is located at 4600 Thompson Road. Contact the Senior Center at 633-5138 for more information or to sign up for any activities. Additional information is also available at clarenceseniorcenter.org.

“The mission of Clarence Senior Citizens Inc. is to provide social, recreational, educational and nutritional programs, as well as opportunities for volunteerism, to persons in the community who are age 55 and older.”

Center Lunch Menu

Lunch is served at 12:30 p.m. daily for a suggested donation of $2.75.

Wednesday, April 4: Chicken cordon bleu, orange-glazed carrots, green peas, chef salad, coconut cream pie

Thursday, April 5: Baked ham, broccoli and cheese casserole, corn, chef salad, gelatin cubes

Friday, April 6: The Center is closed.

Monday, April 9: Cabbage roll, au gratin potatoes, broccoli, dinner roll, ambrosia

Tuesday, April 10: Beef stew, mashed potatoes, biscuit, pear and pineapple cup

Wednesday, April 11: Ham with cream sauce, diced potatoes, peas and corn, oat bran square, Lorna Doones, or the alternative meal, grilled chicken salad

Computer Support

Volunteers are available in the CSC library to assist center members with computer use according to the following schedule: 10 a.m. to noon Wednesdays and 10 to 11:30 a.m. Fridays. Volunteers are experienced with computers and can offer assistance with email, Internet searches, software questions and general computer use.

Events

Easter Luncheon

11 a.m. Wednesday, April 4 — Put on your Easter bonnet and join the CSC Easter parade. Entertainment by The Roadrunners begins at 11 a.m. The suggested donation for lunch is $2.75.

Dyngus Day Luncheon

11:15 a.m. Monday, April 9 — Dyngus Day celebrates Polish-American culture, heritage and traditions, but you don’t have to be Polish to enjoy a Dyngus Day celebration. Entertainment by Tony Krew and Company begins at 11:15 a.m. The suggested donation for lunch is $2.75.

The Alzheimer’s Association

Power Your Memory Part 1

1:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 10 — This interactive and fun-filled program will provide a general memory health overview that provides you with information necessary to be proactive when it comes to keeping your memory healthy. Sign up in the office.

Antiques to Go

1:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 10 — Bring your antiques, including textiles, boxes, Fenton glass, jewelry, buttons or salt dishes, or just come for the gathering. All Center members are invited to attend.

Widows & Widowers

2:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 10 — This group meets the second Tuesday of each month to socialize, share ideas and information, and discuss things they have in common. Light refreshments will be served. All are welcome.

Visit with Violet

10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 11 — Violet, a yellow Labrador, and her owner, Kathy, will visit the Center. Violet will visit the Center again at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 24.

Classic Movie:

“Singin’ in the Rain”

1:15 p.m. Wednesday, April 11 — “Singing in the Rain,” starring Gene Kelly and Debbie Reynolds, will be shown. In the film, a silent-screen swashbuckler finds love while trying to adjust to the coming of sound.

CSC Travelers Meeting

10 a.m. Friday, April 13 — All members interested in travel are invited to attend the meeting to discuss upcoming travel plans.

BlueCross BlueShield of WNY

2 p.m. Friday, April 13 — A representative from BlueCross BlueShield will be available to answer questions concerning your current policies or the rules of Medicare.

AARP Driving Class

9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday, April 16 — The cost is $17 for AARP members and $19 for non-AARP members. Call the office at 633-5138 to reserve your spot.

The Alzheimer’s Association

Power Your Memory Part 2

1:30 p.m. Monday, April 16 — This interactive program will provide a general memory health overview that provides people with the information necessary to be proactive when it comes to keeping memory healthy. Sign up in the office.

Birthday Lunch

12:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 18 — Cake will be served with lunch and those celebrating an April birthday will receive a gift. The suggested donation for lunch is $2.75. Sign up on the designated birthday sheet on the nutrition board.

Movie: “Tower Heist”

1:15 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 18 — “Tower Heist,” starring Ben Stiller and Eddie Murphy, will be shown. When a group of hard-working guys find out they've fallen victim to a wealthy businessman's Ponzi scheme, they conspire to rob his high-rise residence. The encore presentation will be at 1:15 p.m. Friday.

Potluck Supper

5 p.m. Wednesday, April 18 — All members are invited to this potluck supper and are asked to bring a dish to pass. Beverages will be provided. Dinner will be served at 5:15 p.m. Regular evening activities will follow. Sign up in the office if you plan to attend.

Independent Health

11 a.m. Thursday, April 19 — A government programs specialist will be available to answer questions concerning current policies or the rules of Medicare.

Greeting Card Workshop

1:15 p.m. Thursday, April 19 — Instructor and demonstrator Diane Carr will assist participants in making two new greeting cards. A sample of the cards to be created is in the front display case. The cost for instruction and supplies is $5. Sign up and pay in the office.

Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast

9 a.m. Friday, April 20 — A breakfast will be held to honor volunteers. April is National Volunteer Month. Sign up in the office by Friday, April 13.

Evening Book Group

6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 25 — All are invited to join the discussion at the Center’s new evening book group, which is facilitated by member Kathy Tepas. The April book selection will be “Father of the Rain” by Lily King. Let the office know if you plan to attend.

Day Trip

Hidden Valley

Animal Adventure, Varysburg

June 12 — Experience an up-close view of a wind turbine at High Sheldon Wind Farms before stopping for a buffet lunch at Hidden Valley’s Trailside Grill. After lunch, board a “safari trolley” for a one-hour narrated tour through the 63-acre exotic animal park, which includes camel, wildebeest, emu, bison, ostrich, zebra and other animals. Leave the Center at 10:15 a.m. and return at approximately 4:15 p.m. The cost is $79. Sign up in the Center office.

Travel News

The Outer Banks

Sunday, May 6 to Friday, May 11 — This trip includes a visit to Kitty Hawk & the Wright Brothers National Memorial; a full day of touring on Cape Hatteras National Seashore; a visit to Roanoke Island, including the Elizabethan Gardens; Virginia Beach, including the Cape Henry Lighthouse; The Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center and other activities. The cost is $799 per person based on double occupancy; and $929 for a single. Sign up in the office with a $100 deposit.

Jonah & Cape May

Monday, Aug. 20, to Thursday, Aug. 23 — This trip includes reserved seats to see “Jonah” at the Millennium Theatre in Lancaster, Pa.; Jersey Shore sightseeing, including lighthouses, a tour of historic Cape May homes, museums and sand sculptures; and a full-day tour of scenic Cape May Point, the southernmost tip of New Jersey. The cost is $549 per person for a double, $699 for a single. Sign up in the office with a $100 deposit.

Return to top