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Senior Center activities week of May 24

May 17th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page, News

  Thursday, May 24: 9:00 am Walking, 10:00 am Table Games or Craft, 11:00 am Reminisce- Red Skelton, 12:30 Pinochle or Bridge. Lunch will be: Pasta and meatballs with sauce and parm cheese, green beans, and sliced peaches Friday, May 25: 9:00am Walking, 10:00 am Bible Study or Table Games, 11:00am Town Meeting, 5:00pm T.G.I.F. Dinner and BINGO. Lunch will be: chili cheese hot dogs, sweet potato bites, apricots with oatmeal topping Monday, May 28: Closed for Holiday         Tuesday, May 29: 9:00am Walking, 9:00am Technology Class Online Financial Safety 9:30am Morning Stretch, 10:00 Table Games and Parachute Activity 1:00pm Word[Read more...]



GEARS News May 14

May 14th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page, News

  2018 Camp Ladybug GEARS, in cooperation with the Elizabethtown Area Services for Special Needs, are proud to sponsor this year’s Camp Ladybug. Camp will run Monday-Friday, June 18-July 27 (excluding July 4) from 9 am to 12 noon at the Elizabethtown Area Community Park Pavilion #5. Camp is free to GEARS members ($20 NM). This program is a camp for individuals that may be mentally delayed and/or physically challenged ages 6+. The purpose of Camp Ladybug is to provide a fun atmosphere where the campers may participate in socialization skills and recreational activities. The theme tis year is “Exploring[Read more...]



Senior Center activities week of May 17

May 13th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page, News

Area seniors are invited to participate in any of the following programs held at the Elizabethtown Area Senior Center.  The Senior Center is located in the GEARS Community Center, Elizabethtown and is open Monday through Friday.  Call the center for more information about the activities or to make reservations at 367-7984.   The Elizabethtown Area Senior Center is a service of GEARS and the Lancaster County Office of Aging.   Thursday, May 17: 9:00 am Walking, 9:00am Technology Class-Purchases and Upgrades 10:30 am Table Games or Craft, 11:00 am Advisory Counsel, 12:30 Pinochle or Bridge. Lunch will be: Roast beef with[Read more...]



EAHS May students of the month named

May 8th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page, News

May 8, 2018- Elizabethtown Area High School seniors Lily Oltmans and Nathaniel DeGoede were named the Elizabethtown Rotary Club’s students of month for May. Oltmans and DeGoede were honored for their high academic achievement and extensive involvement in school and community service activities. Oltmans is the daughter of Andrew and Tara Oltmans of Elizabethtown. She has been inducted into the National Honor Society. Oltmans is active in numerous school programs. She is a member of Key Club, co-editor for layout of the school newspaper, a member of the computer programming and mathematics competition team, and is member of the band[Read more...]



GEARS News May 7

May 7th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page, News

 Yoga Classes Offered             Gentle/Beginner Yoga – Learn fundamental yoga postures using safe alignment and modifications, slowly build strength, flexibility and balance. Mind, breathe and body connection are introduced and emphasized. This is a slow and mindful class for any fitness level. Please bring a yoga mat. Ages 14+. Class is on Thursdays, May 31-June 28, from 10:30-11:30 am.             Vinyasa Yoga – Vinyasa flow style yoga featuring mind, breathe and body connection. Build heat and sensation in strength poses, flow and balance. Detoxifying, strengthening and lengthening of the muscles will be achieved. Previous yoga experience is a plus but[Read more...]



Morality

May 4th, 2018 | By | Category: Features, Lead Article

This is an article that was posted last year.  I recently read it and thought it needed to see daylight again. (ed.) Click on the link below to read a short essay on morality in our ever-changing world, a world of increasing individualism.  It is a story about philosophy.  It is a story about sociology.  It is a story about morality.  And it is a story about how to look at the world. Find Essay Here



Senior Center activities week of May 10

May 3rd, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page, News

Area seniors are invited to participate in any of the following programs held at the Elizabethtown Area Senior Center.  The Senior Center is located in the GEARS Community Center, Elizabethtown and is open Monday through Friday.  Call the center for more information about the activities or to make reservations at 367-7984. The Elizabethtown Area Senior Center is a service of GEARS and the Lancaster County Office of Aging.   Thursday, May 10: 9:00 am Walking, 10:00 ABC, 123 with preschool, 11:00 am Health Education with Kathy and Eva, 12:30 Pinochle or Bridge. Lunch will be: Kielbasa, BBQ butterbeans, macaroni salad,[Read more...]



Food

Apr 29th, 2018 | By | Category: Features, Lead Article

“The fifth best meal I have ever sat down to was at a sort of farmhouse-inn that is neither farm nor inn, in the region of New York City. The fourth best was at the same place–on a winter evening when the Eiswein afterward was good by the fire and the snow had not stopped falling for the day. The third best meal I’ve ever had was centered upon some smoked whiting and pale mustard sauce followed by a saltimbocca, at the same place, on a night when the air of summer was oppressive with humidity but the building was[Read more...]



Senior Center activities week of May 3

Apr 26th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page, News

Area seniors are invited to participate in any of the following programs held at the Elizabethtown Area Senior Center.  The Senior Center is located in the GEARS Community Center, Elizabethtown and is open Monday through Friday.  Call the center for more information about the activities or to make reservations at 367-7984.  The Elizabethtown Area Senior Center is a service of  GEARS and the Lancaster County Office of Aging. Thursday, May 3: 9:00am Walking, 9:30am Dominoes, 10:30 Guess Who, 12:30pm Pinochle/ Bridge. Lunch will be: Chicken Primavera with vegetable cream sauce, penne pasta, tossed salad, garlic breadstick, slice pears Friday, May[Read more...]



Technology classes at Senior Center

Apr 26th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page, News

Lancaster County Office of Aging is offering FREE technology classes to Lancaster County residents aged 55 and older. These interactive classes are 2 hours long and each class focuses on a different topic. Participants can attend one class or all of them. Locations include: Elizabethtown Area Senior Center- 70 South Poplar Street, Elizabethtown 17022. Class times are 9:00-11:00am on the following dates: 5/17 Purchases & Upgrades 101, 5/22 Facebook and Social Media, 5/29 Online Financial Safety, 5/31 Photography. Lancaster Rec Senior Center- 525 Fairview Ave, Lancaster 17603. Class times are 9:30-11:30am on the following dates: 5/15 Beginners/Basics, 5/18 Cloud 101,[Read more...]