Many exciting events are planned for Fulton county seniors this December at the area Senior Center sites. Get into the Christmas spirit on Sunday, December 7 at 3:00 pm with Bean Creek Christmas, featuring the Pure Energy Cloggers, plus local entertainers and emcee Steve Snider. This is a donation only event at the Fayette Opera House. Christmas at the Fayette Opera House continues on Saturday, December 13, at 7:30 pm with “Joy Bell,” a celebration of favorite Christmas songs by Kristine Stout, hand bell musician. Tickets and transportation, $10. Senior ticket only, $8. Non seniors, $12. Please call Sherry Fry at 419-337-9299 if you would like transportation from the Wauseon site for this concert.
On Tuesday, December 9, Cheryl Witt, Information and Referral Specialist, will be at the Evergreen Library in Metamora from 10 to noon. Thursday, December 18 Cheryl will be at the the Wyse Commons Library on the Fairlawn campus, Archbold, from 10 to 2. Call Cheryl for an appointment. Cheryl’s services at Fairlawn are offered at no cost to seniors in partnership with Wyse Commons
The Wauseon Lions Club donated a MagniSight Explorer low optic reader to the Wauseon site. Place a book, magazine, newspaper or other document on the MagniSight tray and an enlarged image is shown on a screen. This is a wonderful tool for seniors who struggle with poor eyesight. Stop by for a demonstration
Upcoming Christmas musical entertainment and special events include the following: on December 12, the Evergreen High School will perform at the Wauseon site. On December 15, a Christmas Tea will be held at the Archbold and Swanton sites. On December 19, Santa and Mrs. Claus will visit theWauseon site. After Christmas, enjoy some intergenerational time with grandchildren: December 29…bring your grandchildren to bingo, Swanton, Archbold, and Wauseon sites and December 30…bring your grandchildren to bingo Delta and Fayette.
Looking ahead to next year, a painting class will be presented by Creative Hearts in January. A local florist will provide lessons for flower arranging for a minimal cost several times in 2015. Also, we are gathering names of seniors interested in a line dance class beginning in the Spring. Please call the Wauseon site for additional information at 419-337-9299.