In case you’re new to town, the Center continues to offer the regular summer card games of Mah Jongg on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 12:45 to 4pm; Pinochle on Tuesday and Thursday 12:45 to 4pm and Hand & Foot Canasta Fridays 12:45 to 4pm.
The normal hours of the Center are 9am to 1pm and Monday through Friday your membership gives your access to the Fitness Center, computers and free WiFi. The Walking Class meets Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 9:30 for half an hour. You can get a blood pressure check every Tuesday from 11 to 1 and consult a Medicare Counselor the first Tuesday each month from 9 to 10:30.
A noon meal with a salad bar most days is served Monday through Friday for all ages. See page 19 for the menu, times and cost. Weight Watchers meets each Wednesday at 5pm and Line Dancing follows at 6:30pm. Thursday mornings is complimentary coffee, donuts and fraternizing just for men.
Most days you can purchase homemade jams, 10 lbs of ice for $1.50 and firewood for $200/cord.
A new activity beginning Tuesday August 1 from 9:30 to 10:30 is Tuesday Talks sponsored by realtors Teresa and Dee McCluskey of Diane Dahlin’s Pine Rim Realty. It will be held on the first Tuesday of every month and will feature informational presentations by local professionals and/or organizations. The first month will be the US Forest Service Black Mesa Ranger Station whose topic is Wildland Fire 2017 Season Update.
The annual Chuckwagon Benefit Dinner for Meals on Wheels & Empty Pantry Project is Saturday August 26, 2017 at 6:00 pm at the Center. Dinner is smoked pulled pork, coleslaw, cowboy corn, baked beans, dinner rolls, Texas sheet cake, beverage and no host bar. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for children under 12. There will be door prizes, a silent auction, Chinese auction, and well…lots of fun! Come out and help support this wonderful program that supports the most vulnerable in our senior population.
The Meals on Wheels go out to those in our community that need them every Monday through Friday. This service is provided by the Rim Country Community Center with help of Navajo County and NACOG. The difference is made up by you, our community. We appreciate you every single day!