Austintown Senior Center, 100 Westchester Drive, has planned the following: Monday, active exercise at 8 a.m., 30 minutes with God and trip to Kraynak’s at 9, bingo at 10, painting class at 10:15, senior spinning at 11, OSHIP social worker at 11:30 and grief recovery at 1 p.m.; Tuesday, active exercise at 8 a.m., seminar on gambling strategies at 9, bingo at 10, bridge club at 10:30, line dancing at 11, cooking class (wedding soup) at 11:30, AARP Notables at 1 p.m. and paint and taste at 6; Wednesday, active exercise at 8 a.m., bingo at 10, jewelry-making class at 11:30, tai-chi and pizza party ($3) at noon and movie matinee, “Horse Whisperer,” at 12:30 p.m.; Thursday, active exercise at 8 a.m., wood carving at 9, yoga at 9:15, SOS at 9:30, Vets Helping Vets at 10, beginner crochet at 11 and lunch and bingo at noon; and Friday, active exercise at 8 a.m., comparative religion at 9, bingo and discussion group on brain fitness at 10 and senior spinning at noon. For information call 330-953-1416 or visit www.austintownseniorcenter.webs.com.
Niles S.C.O.P.E. Senior Center, 14 E. State St., has planned the following: Monday, bridge at 10 a.m., arthritis exercise program ($1) at 11, quilting at 1 p.m., cards (players’ choice) from 1 to 6 and weight loss support group from 5 to 6:30; Tuesday, square dancing ($3) at 9:30 a.m., Happy Tappers exercise-dance group ($1) at 11:45, cards (500 tournament, preregistration required) at 1 p.m., Red Cross blood drive from 1 to 5 and square dance lessons at 7:30 (call 330-534-4426 to sign up); Wednesday, chair yoga ($1) at 10 a.m., luncheon ($3 or $4) at 11:30, bingo with a guest caller and seven-card stud at 1 p.m. and cards (players’ choice) at 2:30; Thursday, line dancing ($3) at 9:30 a.m., Pinochle and bridge at 1 p.m. and Thursday Night Clean People Narcotics Anonymous at 6; Friday, arthritis exercise program ($1) at 11 a.m., Must Go Friday lunch ($2) at 11:45, choir practice and euchre at 1 p.m. and choir travels to sing at 2 p.m. Pool table, piano, Wii games and television are available when not in conflict with other activities. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday. Also planned is a one-day paint on canvas class from 9 to 11 a.m. Dec. 13. The cost is $30. Participants can choose an 11-by-14 or 16-by-20 canvas. The subject will be a winter scene. Lunch will be available for $2 after the class. For information or to register, call 330-544-3676 or visit the center.
Senior Independence Senior Center of Mahoning County, 1110 Fifth Ave., Youngstown, has planned the following: Monday, needlecraft at 10 a.m., bridge, lunch and Learn Medication Safety at 11:30 and Zumba at 1 p.m.; Tuesday, arts and crafts and Fun Day at New Middletown at 10 a.m. and beginner and intermediate bridge at noon; Wednesday, watercolors and Fun Day at Lake Milton at 10 a.m., tap class at noon, 500 card club at 1 p.m. and line dancing at 1:30; Thursday, Watch Our Weight and woodcarvers at 9 a.m., Fun Day at Boardman Park at 10, computer classes at 10 and noon, exercise at noon and advance computer at 2 p.m.; and Friday, Wii bowling and Youngstown Fun Day at 10 a.m., card and board games at 1 p.m., cornhole at 2 and band at 3. Call for reservations for all programs and events at 330-744-5071.