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GOLDEN AGE CENTER COLUMN

Trinity Journal                                October 25, 2017

Contact:  Kit Porritt, Executive Director                               (530) 623-2324

The Golden Age Center’s 18th Annual Early Christmas Bazaar is coming up on Saturday, November 4, from 9-4 at the Center.  Donations now being accepted for Dutch Auction from local businesses and individuals. Tables available for vendors to display/sell their wares ($25 each with reservation).  Tins are available in the dining hall for you to take home and fill with goodies to sell at Santa’s Sweet Shoppe. Many gift items for sale and casual fare from our kitchen as well.  Come and share the early holiday joy!

The Golden Age Center is open to the public Monday thru Thursday  9am-3pm, with a full course meal served at noon each of those days. WiFi and public computer available for your use.

If you are a Fire Victim and in need of personal items, clothing or housewares, the Golden Age Center’s Blue Barn is here to help…and whatever you need is FREE.

Our Blue Barn Boutique filled with the best deals in town is ready for colder weather…and Halloween!  Every Weds. and Saturdays are $5/bag days (clothing only…not including winter clothing or Halloween costumes). Regular Blue Barn hours are M-F 10-4 and Sat. 10-2. You can use your debit/credit cards for purchases.  Volunteers to help sort and display are always welcome. Check with Blue Barn Manager Dorothy Pelton for more information.

Understanding Dementia Workshop this Thursday, Oct. 26 from 11-1 at the Center, for those who are caring for or living with family/friends suffering from Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia.

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Next Trivia Night coming up Friday, October 27,  beginning  5-6pm for Happy Hour (wine/beer/snacks); games begin at 6.  $5 Buy in at the door. $200 grand prize/winning team sponsored by Velocity.

BINGO coming back Thursday, November 2nd, beginning at 1:30 after lunch. Our Bingos are always open to the public.

T’ai Chi/Yoga classes Tuesdays and Fridays, 9:45-11am, $5/class.  

Arts and Crafts Group:  Thursdays 9am-3pm, this week in the dining hall.  

“Oldies but Goodies” Dance with DJ Brian Poe coming Saturday, Dec. 9th. More info to come…

Our dining hall and kitchen are both available to rent for your special occasion.  Recent events have included birthday parties, fundraiser dinners, community meetings, Celebrations of Life, 4th of July pie baking, and even weddings and baby showers.

Please tell our office if you know of any Homebound seniors who need meals delivered.

Our full course meals are served at noon Mon. – Thurs. Homebound meals are delivered by our van driver or volunteers to folks who cannot come into the Center.  Senior suggested voluntary contribution of $5 or more.  Under 60 price is $10 for a full course meal (our cost not including volunteer help).

Weds.  Taco salad w/ground beef, cheese, beans, salsa in a tortilla shell; appleslaw

Thurs.  Baked chicken, mashed potatoes, carrots, WW bread, citrus cup

Mon. Baked chicken, dressing, yams, broccoli salad

Tues. Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes, veggie blend, WW bread, Mandarin cup

Weds. Chef salad, citrus cup