Seniors – Aug. 14Published Aug 14, 2013 at 5:36 am (Updated Aug 12, 2013 at 11:15 am)
Retired Men meet
Retired Men’s Luncheon Group of Pleasant Hills will meet at noon on Aug. 15 in the Fellowship Hall of the Pleasant Hills Community Presbyterian Church (corner of Old Clairton Road and Audrey Drive).
Gregory Kenney of Educate Us Productions will recreate Roberto Clemente in a program that he presents annually at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.
Cost for the lunch is $6.
Call the church office at 412-655-2000 by Aug. 9 to be included in the lunch order.
Musuneggi Financial Group will present Housing Options for Mature Adults at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 14 at Westminster Presbyterian Church, Upper St. Clair. Learn when to consider a transition in living arrangements, independent living options, schemes and scams aimed at baby boomers and mature adults. No cost. To register, visit www.singlestepsstrategies.com.
Hilltoppers of Scott Township will meet Aug. 14 at Covenant-Community Presbyterian Church.
Doors open at 10 a.m. Bring lunch to eat at noon. Jane Sorkin will speak about conserving energy in our homes. For more information, call 412-341-8640.
Chat with an Angel
Vanadium Woods Village, Scott Township, will host two free events:
• Roberto: A Chat With an Angel with Greg Kenney at 2:30 p.m. Aug. 16.
• Hawaiian Luau at 2:30 p.m. Aug. 29. Tropical refreshments and entertainment by the steel drum band, Tropical Sands.
To register, call 412-221-2900.
Senior Citizens Day
Senior Citizens Day, sponsored by the Green Tree RCA Board, will be held from 1-3 p.m. Aug. 18 at Municipal Center Park. The event includes a catered lunch and free raffles, and will be held inside if inclement weather.
There is no fee for Green Tree residents. Non-residents pay $5. Sign up at the administrative office.
A Senior Luncheon & Movie Matinee sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care will be held Aug. 20 on the 2nd floor of the Mt. Lebanon Recreation Center, located on Cedar Blvd.
A guest speaker from the Better Business Bureau (BBB) will discuss senior scams and fraud.
Cost of $6 per person is due by Aug. 16 and includes the speaker, hot lunch and movie.
Mt. Lebanon residency not required.
Call 412-343-3409 for more information.
Lunch and Learn
Author Steve Mulligan will discuss his books about the Civic/Mellon arena and Three Rivers Stadium at 11:30 a.m. Aug. 23 at Chartiers-Houston Community Library.
Collier Township Parks & Recreation will offer Pickle Ball for Seniors ages 60+, 2-3 p.m. Mondays, Sept. 16-Oct. 21 at the new pickle ball courts at Collier Park.
This instructional league will teach you the game and strategy while providing exercise and fun for all. Both singles and doubles are welcome.
Cost is $50 for residents, $60 non-residents.
Preregistration is required online at www.colliertownship.net or in the Parks & Recreation Office.
Peters Township Parks & Recreation will sponsor a senior bus trip to Seven Springs on Sept. 30. Enjoy lunch, Tahitian drums, primitive Samoan fire dance and ancient untamed Hawaiian hula.
For more information, call 724-942-5000.
Home Instead Senior Care Center, Bethel Park, will sponsor Alzheimer’s Care training workshops at 6:30 p.m. through Sept. 24. Caregivers learn to manage behaviors, encourage engagement and care for themselves.
Active Christian Seniors at Canonsburg U. P. Church will sponsor a three-day trip to Lancaster County Sept. 24-26.
Travel to see “Noah” and then on to Gettysburg for its 150th Memorial Year. For more information, call 724-745-0800.
Adult Interest Center
Adult Interest Center, Southminster Presbyterian Church, will be closed through August.
Baptist Homes Society will hold its annual Community Day noon-3 p.m. Sept. 21 at its senior community on Castle Shannon Boulevard. This year’s theme is “Discover Your Community.” Area businesses and service agencies will be on hand with services such as paper shredding by Business Records Management, safety information by Mt. Lebanon Fire Department, and eye glass collection by the Rotary. Elected officials, Mt. Lebanon Police, Mt. Lebanon Library and others will also be on hand.
Free hot dogs and lemonade, a petting zoo, Cura Hospitality healthy food demos, area dance troupes, sign language demos by Baptist Homes residents are just some of the entertainment planned for the day.
Baptist Homes Society’s Community Day is the kick-off celebration for Active Aging Week, a week filled with events and activities for seniors to promote an active, healthy lifestyle.
For more information, contact Marilyn Walsh at email@example.com or call 412-572-8258.
Seniors for Safe Driving will present a highway safety education program for seniors 55 years of age and older. The class will take place 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 10 at the Rec Department of Upper St. Clair.
The programs are certified by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. Successful completion of the program makes senior drivers eligible for a five percent discount on their auto insurance premiums, across the board, for a period of three years.
If you have never participated in a senior driving program before, you must attend a two-day class.
To register, call 1-800-559-4880 or 724-283-0245, or visit www.seniorsforsafedriving.com.