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Senior Center activities week of June 21

Jun 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, June 21: 9:00 am Walking, 10:00 am Craft, 10:30 am Scrabble / Boggle 11:00 am Advisory Counsel, 12:30 Pinochle or Bridge. Lunch will be: Chicken Primavera with vegetable cream sauce, penne[Read more...]



Senior Center activities week of June 14

Jun 11th, 2018 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

Thursday, June 14: 9:00 am Walking, 10:00 am Mosaic Craft, 10:30 am Dice Games 12:30 Pinochle or Bridge. Lunch will be: Meatloaf with gravy, whipped potatoes, green beans, white bread, and banana pudding Friday, June 15: 9:00am Walking, 10:00 am Bible Study or Table Games, 11:00 am Price is Right Game, 5:00pm T.G.I.F. Dinner and Pinochle Party. Lunch will be: Steak Sandwich with onions, peppers and cheese, ranch seasoned potatoes, sandwich roll and fresh melon Monday, June 18: 9:00 am Walking, 9:00am Ladder Golf, 10:00 am Stretch, Strength, and Balance 10:30 Team Trivia with Bob, 12:30 Pinochle, Lunch will be:[Read more...]



GEARS News June 11

Jun 11th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page, News

POUND           World’s first cardio jam session inspired by the infectious, energizing and sweat-dripping fun of playing the drums! Using Ripstix, lightly weighted drumsticks engineered specifically for exercise, POUND transforms drumming into an incredibly effective way of working out. Instead of just listening to music, you become the music in this exhilarating full-body workout that combines cardio, conditioning and strength training with yoga and pilates-inspired movements. Courtney Lesnick is a certified POUND instructor. Bring a yoga mat. Ages 14+. Class is on Tuesdays, June 26-August 14, from 6:30-7:30 pm at the Masonic Village Memorial Hall Gym (One Masonic Drive, Elizabethtown)[Read more...]



Senior Center activities week of June 7

Jun 1st, 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, June 7: 9:00 am Walking, 10:00 am Games and Activities with Milton Hershey High School, 11:30 am Community Resources 12:30 Pinochle or Bridge. Lunch will be: Pineapple Glazed Ham, Whipped Sweet[Read more...]



GEARS News May 30

Jun 1st, 2018 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

  Movies in the Park              GEARS and Richard Knowlton Dental Associates presents Movies In The Park.  Bring the family out and experience the drive-in theater atmosphere without the car!  Movies begin at dusk at the Elizabethtown Community Park Amphitheater, Spruce and Washington Streets.  No admission fee. Giveaways every night! Refreshments will be sold. The movie line-up is Tuesdays, June 12 (Beauty & the Beast), June 26 (Despicable Me 3), July 10 (Paddington 2), July 24 (The Lion King) and August 14 (Coco). Raindates are June 19, July 3, July 17, July 31 & August 21. Call the GEARS Office[Read more...]



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...]