Special Events/Presentations

 

WHAT'S HAPPENING AT THE CENTER

PLEASE REMEMBER NEW HOURS ARE 9:30 AM TO 3:30 PM. 

Please refer to the monthly calendar for all MARCH activities. Contact anyone in the office if you have questions. For activities conducted or available on Zoom please call the office and provide your email address to receive the zoom link. 

On Thursday, March 14th, at 11:45, we will have the General Meeting. All those attending the meeting are invited to stay for an Irish Fare Lunch. You must sign up in advance no later than Wednesday, March 6th, to attend. A signup sheet is located in the lobby. Advance sign up and attendance at the general meeting is required in order to have lunch.

BRAIN BOOST: Thursday, March 7 at 12:45 PM.  David Gibides from Humana will give a presentation on boosting your brain.

MONDAY MATINEE:   Monday March 11 at 11:30 AM.  Movie is "The Lost King". The true story of amateur historian, Philippa Langley, who took on Britain's most eminent historians, forcing them to rethink the legacy of a controversial ruler.

CANCELLED THIS MONTH - BLOOD PRESSURE CHECK:   from 9:45 to 12:00.  Have your blood pressure checked by MLH Nurse Tracey.  

BOOK TALK: Monday, March 18 at 1:00 PM.  Group will be reading "Delicious" by Ruth Reichl.

GAREDEN CLUB MEETING: Garden Group will meet Tuesday March19 at 10. We will plan and brainstorm for our lovely garden.

BALANCE ISSUES: Thursday, March 28 at 12:45 PM.  Lauren Brennan, PT, DPT, CMPT from Phoenix Physical Therapy will discuss balance issues.

FRAUD SLEUTH: Thursday, April 11 from 12:45 PM to 2:30 PM.  Fraud Sleuth is a free tool from the Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds for homeowners to alert them via e-mail if anything is ever recorded in our office against their property.  Appointments will be scheduled in advance every 10 minutes until 2:30 PM at which time you can provide your information to the County Recorder.   This will be open to the public, so if you wish to sign up you should do so as soon as possible and you must be on time for your appointment.

SAVE THE DATE

MARCH 21 - BUS TRIP TO BUBE'S BREWERY MURDER MYSTERY FEAST

Lively interactive dinner theater entertainment. Tour of Historic Bube's Brewery in Mt. Joy.  (If you opt to take tour of brewery be advised there are steps.) Trip includes delicious lunch with appetizer, salad, soup, tenderloin tips, chicken Alfredo and desserts, ice tea or coffee.  Members will have priority for tickets. NOW OPEN TO NON MEMEBRS! Cost $80 for members $95 for non- members. BUS DEPARTS POOL PARKING LOT AT 10:00 AM.

APRIL 25 - CAR POOL EXCURSION TO LITITZ

Our trip to historic Lititz in Lancaster County will start with a visit to the Wolf Sanctuary of Pennsylvania just outside of town. Then, we head into the center of “the coolest small town in America” where we can have lunch, stop in to the many and varied shops including the homes of Sturgis Pretzels and Wilbur Chocolates (Wilburbuds anyone?), visit historic sites and/or stroll the streets and Lititz Springs Park – all within a few blocks.

MAY 10, 2024 - HISTORIC WEST LAUREL HILL CEMETERY AND GARDENS

JUNE 20, 2024 - ANDALUSIA HOUSE & GARDENS

SEPTEMBER 2024- WINTERTHUR

OCTOBER 2024 - JIM THORPE

 

NOVEMBER 15, 2024 - DUTCH APPLE DINNER THEATER"WHITE CHRISTMAS"  (VIA BUS)

IT IS TIME TO RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP FOR 2024.  If you do not renew you will no longer receive our newsletter or be able to attend any activities or upcoming trips.

DO YOU PLAY AN INSTRUMENT?  The UMSSC Band is looking for some new members who enjoy playing jazz and big band music.  The band meets on Tuesdays at 12:30 PM.   Please stop by any Tuesday to listen or to ask about joining.

MEMBERSHIP DRIVE

The time to renew your membership for 2024 is coming up. We encourage you to have your friends renew or have a new friend who might be interested in joining. The 2024 Membership Form and UMSSC Code of Conduct are attached to this month’s Newsletter.  They are also available our website www.UMSSC.org. or stop in the Center to renew. Membership cost is only $25.00, and we have a lot to offer in the way of activities, special events and programs. Membership for the calendar year 2024 can be renewed now.  Don't forget to acknowledge receipt of UMSSC Code of Conduct with your signature on the membership form.  

PROJECT LINUS – YARN NEEDED

The “Hearts and Hands” ladies group at Good Shepherd’s Church are still collecting knitted and crocheted squares for blankets.  Joan Banas has been collecting the squares on behalf of the church and will continue to do so as long as they are being made.  Our participating members have a done a great job in keeping this project active.   We are asking for donations of 4-ply yarn (any color) to be used by our knitters.  If you have any that you would like to give, please put it in the yarn bin on the blanket table in the lobby area. 

VETERANS CARE PACKAGE DONATIONS

In association with the Norristown Veterans Affairs office we will be collecting donations for care packages to give to veterans.  Below is a list of the preferred donation items.  If donating any food or drink or drink mixes, please be sure these items have not expired.   We are collecting:

MENS/WOMENS FLIP FLOPS FOR SHOWERS - MENS/WOMENS SOCKS (BOOT OR CALF SIZE ONLY)- TOOTH BRUSHES/TOOTH PASTE- KLEENEX (INDIVIDUAL SIZE WRAPPED PACKAGES)- COMBS- SMALL WRITING TABLETS & ENVELOPES- PENS/PENCILS- GUM - PEANUT BUTTER CRACKER PACKS- BEEF JERKY OR SLIM JIMS- COFFEE OR TEA BAGS - GATORADE- DRINK MIXES - KOOL AID OR ICED TEA.

There is an assigned box in the lobby area to place items you are donating.  Thank you in advance to those who give.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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