On Wednesday, Nov. 21, our clients were treated to a wonderful Thanksgiving Dinner. St. Catherine Hospital prepared the lunch. Garden Valley Retirement Village sponsored the meal. Thank you very much!


Association covered dish and meeting

Please join us on Dec. 7 at 6 p.m. for the covered dish meeting. Bring something tasty to eat and enjoy entertainment by Donna Gershner.


Canvas + Paint

Join us Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. for a relaxing evening of painting, food and fun. Katy Guthrie from Garden City Arts will talk you through all the steps to painting a beautiful winter scene. All supplies are furnished. Come into the senior center or call (620) 272-3620 to reserve your spot. Class is limited to 18. Cost is  $5.


Christmas Open House

Please come to our Christmas Open House on Dec. 8 from 1 to 3 p.m. Join us for an afternoon of Music, Christmas treats and see what our senior center and transit has to offer.


Finney County Transit

Finney County Transit is taking donations of winter hats and gloves. The drivers keep these on the buses to give out to passengers who don’t have any. Please call (620) 272-3626, or drop off donations at 1008 N. 11th St.


History of the Nutcracker

Johnette Hebrlee, of the Finney County Historical Museum, will give the presentaiton "History of the Nutcracker" starting at 1 p.m. Dec. 19 in the meeting room at the senior center. Refreshments will be served following the presentation. This will be an enjoyable afternoon of history and reminiscing.


Christmas drawing

Buy any item in the Senior Craft Shop and be entered into a drawing for a Christmas table runner. One entry for each item you buy. Drawing to be held Dec. 7.


Weekly activities

Thursday: Tops, 8:30 a.m.; Skip Bo, 1 p.m.; Bridge, 1:15 p.m.; PIYO/Yoga, 5:30 p.m.

Friday: Line Dancing, 8:30 a.m.; nurse, 10:30 a.m.; Enhance Fitness, 11 a.m.; Qwirkle, 1 p.m.; Bridge, 1:15 p.m.; Decorate the Center.

Saturday: The pool room is open from 1 to 4 p.m.

Sunday: Duplicate bridge, 2 p.m.

Monday: Enhance Fitness, 11 a.m.; Double Pinochle, 12:30 p.m.; Strength training, 4 p.m.; Zumba, 6 p.m.; duplicate bridge, 7 p.m.

Tuesday: Men’s Coffee, 10:30 a.m.; Enhance Fitness, 11 a.m.; Humane Society, 12:30 p.m.; Pitch, 12:30 p.m.; Bridge, 1:15 p.m.; PIYO, 5:30 p.m.; Yoga, 6 p.m; Painting, 6 to 8 p.m.; have to be signed up as there is limited space.

Dec. 5: Line dancing, 8:30 a.m.; Completely Unraveled, 9:30 a.m.; Enhance Fitness, 11 a.m.; Pinochle, 12:30 p.m.; PIYO/Yoga, 5:30 p.m.; Dance with the Moonshiners ($5 donation), 7:30 p.m.


Lunch Menu

Thursday: Chicken spaghetti, broccoli, corn muffin, orange sherbet

Friday: Salisbury steak in mushroom gravy, mashed potatoes and gravy, carrots, fruit

Monday: Chicken, rice and broccoli casserole, baby carrots, chocolate ice cream

Tuesday: Lasagna, green beans, garlic bread, fruit

Dec. 5: Bacon cheddar cheese hamburger on bun, potato salad, baked beans, pudding


Patti Thummel is the interim executive director of the Senior Center of Finney County and director of Meals on Wheels.