Marimba music, Science Magic, Black History Month celebrations and Valentine’s Day parties are highlights of Seniors Morning Out programs held during February.
Seniors Morning Out is a half-day program held Monday-Thursday at five locations throughout Catawba County. Activities and a hot, balanced lunch are provided. It is free to anyone older than 60 living in Catawba County and is sponsored by Catawba County Social Services.
Maiden Seniors Morning Out: Feb. 9, Music and History of Marimba by Kay Crouch; Feb. 12, Valentine’s Pizza Party; Feb. 16, Stuffed Strawberries Cooking Class; Feb. 24 Performance by Sentimental Journey. Call Loretta Hefner at 828-320-5966 to attend.
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West Hickory Seniors Morning Out: Feb. 3, Marimba Music by Kay Crouch; Feb. 4, Music by Sentimental Journey; Feb. 11, Family Feud with Randy VanderWeit; Feb. 12, Valentine’s Ice Cream Social; Feb. 24, Reach Your Goals Step by Step with Carolyn Thompson, R.N; Feb. 26, Music by Damascus Road. To reserve your spot, call Lisa Adams at 828-323-8746.
Claremont Seniors Morning Out: Feb. 4, Black Hickory program at Sherrills Ford Library; Feb. 9, Scams on the Elderly by Sgt. Kelly Eckard; Feb. 12, Valentine’s Crafts and Crowning of the King and Queen of Hearts; Feb. 18, Science Magic by Bruce Beerbower; Feb. 24, Marimba Music with Kay Crouch. To attend, call Wendy Thomas at 828-320-0434.
Newton Seniors Morning Out: Feb. 2, Marimba Music with Kay Crouch; Feb. 11, Black History Month with the Rev. David Roberts and Choir from Morning Star Baptist Church; Feb. 12, Valentine’s Day Celebration and Entertainment by The Clontz Family; Feb. 23, African Artifacts with Rev. Dale Snead. To reserve your spot, call Robyn Curtis at 828-455-4133.
East Hickory Seniors Morning Out: Feb. 4 Science Magic with Bruce Beerbower; Feb. 10, Marimba Program; Feb. 11, Black History Month with Pastor Katie Jennings of The Rock Church; Feb. 12, Valentine’s Party and Music by Sentimental Journey. To attend, call Rita Pritchard at 828-320-5963. Mary Katherine Creel