Senior Citizen Events

Published Feb 20, 2013 at 10:42 am (Updated Feb 20, 2013 at 10:42 am)

Retired Men meet

The Retired Men’s Luncheon Group of Pleasant Hills will meet at noon Feb. 21 in the Fellowship Hall of the Pleasant Hills Community Presbyterian Church (corner of Old Clairton Road and Audrey Drive).

Beth Fife, a Wildlife Conservation officer in Allegheny County for 12 years, will speak about the wildlife of Pennsylvania and what is involved in being a conservation officer.

Call the church office at 412-655-2000 for details. Tax assistance

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) will offer tax filing assistance, through April 15, at The Bible Chapel in McMurray. Hours are 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Bring W-2s, 1099s, interest/dividend statements, social security and pension statements and copies of 2011 returns. Call 1-800-829-1040.

Music performance

Vanadium Woods, Scott Township, welcomes Buster Maxwell as he performs Sammy Davis and Friends at 2:30 p.m. Feb. 22. The show will feature Rat Pack tributes, standards and singing impressions of Sammy Davis, Johnny Cash and Neil Diamond. To RSVP, call 412-221-2900.

Art historian

Adult Interest Center, Southminster Presbyterian Church, Mt. Lebanon, meets at 11 a.m. Fridays. Lunch is served at noon for $6. A meatless entree will be offered during Lent. Art historian Elaine Wertheim will offer her modern interpretation of the silent film genre, “The Artist,” winner of the 2012 Academy Award for best picture, on Feb. 22.

For details, call 412-343-8900.

Lunch/learn

Mt. Lebanon Village will host its Lunch and Learn program at 11:30 a.m. Feb. 18 at Mitchell’s Fish Market in the Galleria. Speakers will be featured from Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh and ACTION Housing. Resources will be available for home maintenance, renovations, modifications, energy conservation and mortgage assistance.

Flu kit

Visiting Angels is helping families protect their elderly loved ones by providing Fight the Flu Kits, which include paper towels, Medisim Temple Touch thermometer, vitamin C or boxes of orange juice, pocket hand sanitizers with aloe, pens, Lysol spray, hand soap and hand sanitizer wipes.

Caregivers also help sanitize seniors’ homes and run errands so seniors are not exposed to the flu, take seniors to get their flu shot, or to the doctors.

To find a location, visit www.visitingangels.com.

Pre-Passover lunch

Chabad of the South Hills, Mt. Lebanon, will hold a Pre-Passover Senior Luncheon at noon on March 13.

Enjoy a model seder, Passover music, special holiday foods, great company and raffle prizes.

Suggested donation is $5. Wheelchair accessible.

To register, contact Barb at 412-278-2658 or barb@chabadsh.com.

Exercise for seniors

Westminster Presbyterian Church, Upper St. Clair, plans the following on Tuesdays, through March 12:

• Arthritis Foundation exercise, 11:15 a.m.

• Tai Chi, 12:15 p.m. Call 412-835-6630.

Tax assistance

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) will offer tax filing assistance, through April 15, at The Bible Chapel in McMurray. Hours are 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Bring W-2s, 1099s, interest/dividend statements, social security and pension statements and copies of 2011 returns. Call 1-800-829-1040.

Aging fears

Visiting Angels and Senior Life of Washington will present “Overcoming the Top Ten Fears of Seniors” at the Frank Sarris Library, Canonsburg, at 1 p.m. Feb. 20. Learn to reduce fears associated with aging.

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