Leyden Area Seniors calendar, Aug. 9
Updated: September 10, 2012 12:31PM
Aging Well: Community Action Teams: are composed of volunteers who work together to address needs of older adults in their communities. For information on how you can participate on a team call (708) 354-1323, Ext. 19.
ARCC: (Active Retired Citizens Club) meets noon-2 p.m. Aug. 17 on the Triton College Campus, 2000 Fifth Ave., River Grove. The ARCC is an activity and social club for community residents who are young at heart, and interested in expanding their social and intellectual life through adult education and community programs. Dues are $12 in district and $15 out of district. call (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3603.
Dial-A-Ride Program: serving Northlake and Melrose Park (north of North Avenue) and Franklin Park, Schiller Park, River Grove, Rosemont and Elmwood Park. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday inside Leyden Township. Fares: Adult $2.50, transfer 30 cents, one way; Reduced (65+) $1.25, transfer, 15 cents. To schedule a ride call between 8 a.m.-4 p.m. one day before you need service. Up to seven days. 1 (888) 699-6999
Live It Up Club: 1 p.m. Aug. 14 at Grant Park Recreation Center, 44 W. Golfview, Northlake. Free pastries and coffee. Bingo follows meeting. Trips and events. Membersip boundaries: within the City of Northlake and the unincorporated area of Leyden Township. Membership $5 per year.
Montclare Leyden Seniors: 11 a.m. Aug. 15 at Good Shepherd Church, 7116 N. Palmer, Chicago. Coffee and sweet rolls from Reuter’s Bakery served. Everyone 65+ is welcome to join. Need new members. Call Millie (773) 637-0714.
River Grove Senior Citizens: Club 55+: Noon, Aug. 20 at the American Legion, 8564 W. Grand Ave., in River Grove. Open only to River Grove residents. Meetings, cards, bingo, lunches and trips. Call Marianne Sammauro (708) 452-8068.
RSVP: (Retired Seniors Volunteer Program) meets in Room R-221, of the Robert Collins Center on Triton’s main campus, 2000 Fifth Ave., in River Grove. RSVP is a volunteer program for individuals 55+. Many volunteer opportunities, including those with literacy organizations, educational institutions, hospitals, senior centers and faith-based organizations. Looking for volunteers to serve as exercise and aquatic program leaders, resale shop clerks, economic tax counselors, data entry clerks, mentors, clerical and more. Call (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3835 or 3603.
Shopping Trips to Jewel: from the Leyden Township Senior Buildings. Between 9-9:15 a.m. from 9535 Franklin Ave., return 11:30 a.m. Between 9:45-10 a.m. from 7940 W. Grand AVe., return 12:30 p.m. Call Pace’s Customer RElations (847) 364-PACE/7223.
Westdale Senior Club: Looking for new members. Open to any Leyden Township resident (Elmwood Park, Franklin Park, Schiller Park, Rosemont, Melrose Park and Northlake north of North Avenue, and unincorporated Leyden) 55+ to become a member. The club meets noon Wednesdays in Northlake’s Sandra Vasquez Community Center, 316 LaPorte Ave., in Millennium Park. Club members enjoy Bingo and snacks weekly, food events monthly and special events quarterly. (847) 455-7738 or (708) 562-8290.
WOW: (Widows or Widowers): men and women of all ages are invited to attend a social gathering at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 16 at the Knights of Colulmbus Hall, 537 S. York Road, Elmhurst. Admission $5. Wide variety of social activities during each month — bowling, dancing, dining, theater and sports. Call Pat at (630) 903-6159; or go to www.cfsites.org.
YMCA Senior Fridays Free: Age 62+ invited to visit free on Fridays at the West Cook YMCA, 255 S. Marion St., Oak Park. Swim, walk/jog, use fitness center, play racquetball, much more; (708) 383-5200; visit opymca.org.