Austintown Senior Center, 100 Westchester Drive, has planned the following: Monday, open exercise at 8 a.m., blood pressure checks at 9:30, bingo at 10, painting class at 10:15, cards and OSHIP social worker at 11:30, intermediate computer class at noon; Tuesday, open exercise at 8 a.m., Vets Helping Vets and bingo at 10, bridge club at 10:30, drums alive at 11, cards at 11:30, and dinner at Cracker Barrel at 5:30 p.m.; Wednesday, open exercise at 8 a.m., bingo at 10, pizza party ($3) at noon and movie matinee, “Iron Man,” at 1 p.m.; Thursday, open exercise at 8 a.m., yoga at 9:15, bingo at 10, beginning crochet at 11:30, and beginning computer class at 12:30 p.m.; and Friday, open exercise at 8 a.m., bingo and discussion group at 10, and wii bowling practice at 11:30. For information call 330-953-1416 or visit www.austintownseniorcenter.webs.com.
Champion S.C.O.P.E. Senior Center, 445 Mahoning Ave., Champion, has planned the following: Saturday, Garvin McCorkle, nutrition specialist, will present the importance of a balanced diet; Jan. 28, Nurse Brenda Cook will take blood pressures, blood sugars and coholesterol screenings at 10 a.m.; Jan. 30, trip to Mountaineer leaving at 9 a.m. and will return before dark. Reservation deadline is Thursday. Call to reserve your place for all activities at 330-847-8279 between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Girard Multi-Generational Center, 443 Trumbull Ave., has planned the following: Monday, morning stretch class at 9:30 a.m., knitting and crocheting at 10; Tuesday, exercise with Jude at 9:30 a.m., yoga ($3 for members, $5 for nonmembers) at 10:15, nutrition/healthy living at 10:30; Wednesday, morning stretch class at 9:30, health screenings 10 to noon, and yoga 3 to 4 p.m.; Thursday, exercise with Jude at 9:30 a.m. and yoga 10:15 to 11:15; Friday, morning stretch class at 9:30 a.m. and tai chi at noon. Monday-Friday: coffee bar 8:30 to 11 a.m., fitness rooms and computer cafe, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., adult basketball and cornhole, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Wii gaming system, air hockey and ping-pong also are available. Assistance with HEAP applications available by appointment only. Meal program Monday-Friday at 2:30 p.m., call 330-675-2486 for information. For questions regarding membership or services call the center at 330-545-6596.
Guardian Angels of Ohio, a volunteer program of Trumbull County Probate Court, is looking for new volunteers. Volunteers receive training to become advocates to seniors who may need a phone call or visit. They also plan special events such as health fairs and Make a Difference Day projects. Those interested should join us for our next meeting at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 5 at Perkins Family Restaurant, 1953 Niles Cortland Road SE (state Route 46). For information call 330-675-2521 or visit www.trumbullprobate.org.
Senior Independence Senior Center of Mahoning County, 1110 Fifth Ave., has planned the following: Monday, needlecraft at 8:30 a.m., bridge at 1 p.m.; Tuesday, arts and crafts at 10 a.m., computer class at 10 and noon, intermediate bridge at noon and digital computer at 2 p.m.; Wednesday, Austintown fun day at Wickliffe Presbyterian Church and watercolors at 10 a.m., tap dancing class at noon, 500 card club at 1 p.m. and line dancing at 1:30; Thursday, Watch Our Weight and wood carvers at 9 a.m., Boardman fun day at Boardman Park at 10, exercise at noon and Texas Hold’em at 2 p.m.; and Friday, Wii leagues at 10 a.m., cards at noon, movie matinee at 1 and corn hole at 2; Saturday, Youngstown Fun day at 10 a.m.