SENIOR SIDELIGHTS

Austintown Senior Center, 100 Westchester Drive, has planned the following: Monday, closed for the holiday; Tuesday, open exercise at 8 a.m., Vets Helping Vets and bingo at 10, bridge club at 10:30, Zumba at 11 and car show at 6 p.m.; Wednesday, open exercise at 8 a.m., bingo at 10, pizza party ($3) at noon and movie matinee, “Call of the Wild,” at 12:30 p.m.; Thursday, open exercise at 8 a.m., wood carving at 9, yoga at 9:15, SOS at 9:30, beginner crochet at 11, Bible study at noon, and monthly birthday party and a la carte dinner/bingo at 5 p.m.; and Friday, open exercise at 8 a.m. and bingo and discussion group at 10. For information call 330-953-1416 or visit www.austintownseniorcenter.webs.com.

Champion S.C.O.P.E. Senior Center, 4451 Mahoning Ave., serves breakfast at 10:30 a.m., $5 for members and $6.50 for nonmembers. Tuesdays through Fridays a home-cooked lunch costs $3. Other activities planned are as follows: Monday, Champion Memorial Day Parade; Wednesday, Brenda Cook will do blood work and finger sticks from 10 a.m. to noon; June 3, Ralph Smith, executive director of S.C.O.P.E., will speak on reverse mortgages at 10:45 a.m.; and June 5, casino bus trip to Mountaineer; sign up or call 330-847-8179.

Guardian Angels of Ohio, a volunteer program of the Trumbull County Probate Court, is looking for new volunteers. Angel volunteers receive training to become advocates who reach out as friends to seniors who may need a friendly phone call, a visit in a nursing home, or a visit at home. Angels are also involved in planning special events for seniors such as health fairs and Make a Difference day projects. The next meeting at 5:30 p.m. June 4 at Perkins Family Restaurant, 1953 Niles-Cortland Road SE. For information contact 330-675-2521 or go to www.trumbullprobate.org.


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