Welcome to the

Pennridge Community Center

 

9/2/19 -

Our Annual GrubStakes Fundraiser is underway.  Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5.  Winners will receive gift cards or certificates to local restaurants and food stores.  The drawing will be held on October 10, 2019.   Please support your Center!


NEW CLASSES!!

     We now have AEROBICS, taking place on Wednesdays from 10 to 11 am, starting on September 11.  The Instructor is Janet Mercure, and the cost per session is $3 for Members, and $5 for non-Members.

     Also, BALLROOM DANCING is a Monday class, starting on September 9.  The first Monday of the Monday the class starts at noon, while the other Mondays will start at 10 am.  Instructors are Tom Neilson and Lorraine Fox.  The cost per session is $2 for Members, and $3 for non-Members.

    And our last new class is BILLIARDS LESSONS, on Tuesday evenings, from 7 to 8 pm.  The Instructor is our Billiards Captain, Bob Spinieo.  Lessons are $3 per session.


A Trees & Wreaths session will take place on Tuesday, October 29, from 1 to 3 pm in the Art Room.  We will be decorating Holiday table top mini trees and green wreaths - all supplies provided.  There will be no charge unless you make them for your own use (a minimum charge will apply).  These items will then decorate areas of the Center from November though Deccember, and will be for sale.


Our Holiday Craft Fair will be held on Saturday, December 14, from 9 am to 2 pm, in our Legacy Room.  Check the Craft Fair tab for more details.


A presentation on America's Past will be held on Wednesday, September 18, at 1 pm.  Jay Chairin, from the West Rockhill Historical Society, will be the presenter.  It will be in the Legacy Room, and there is no charge.


The Thrift Shop will re-open on Tuesdays, starting on October 1. 


A Medicare Enrollment Info session will take place in the Legacy Room on Wednesday, October 16.  This will be presented by Independence Blue Cross, at no charge. 


AARP Driving sessions are back!  The Beginner Classes will take place on Monday, October 21 (Part 1), and again on Monday October 24 (Part 2) ,from 9 am to 1 pm, in the Legacy Room.

The Refresher Class will be held on Thursday, October 31 from 9 am to 1 pm, also in the Legacy Room.


Our first Designer Purse Bingo will take place on Sunday, October 27 at the Sellersville Fire Department Banquet Hall.  All profits go to the Center.  Details are on Page 8 of the September/October Newsletter, and on flyers at the Center.  Also, if you would like flyers to post in your favorite restaurant, drug store, etc., stop in to see Peggy or Ted. 


A Senior Expo will take place at DelVal University on Friday, October 18, starting at 10 am.  There are many tables with great information for seniors.  All are welcome.


APPRISE is a free health insurance counseling program from the PA Dept. of Aging.  A representative from Apprise will be at the center on Wednesday, November 6 from 11 am to 2 pm, with medical insurance information.  This will be held in the Legacy Room.


A Shredding Event will be help at the Center's parking lot, on Saturday, November 9, from 9 to 11 am.  There will be no charge, although donations are always appreciated!

With the Shredding Event, the Library will be having a Book Sale, the Thrift Shop will be open, and hot dogs and hot chocolate will be available to buy.  Don't miss this popular event!


On Thursday, November 14 at 11:30 am, a representative from the PA Attorney General's Office wiill be here for a Lunch & Learn about Senior Scams.  This will be in the Dining Room.


The next two Dinner Dances will be held on Friday evenings on September 20 and October 18.  The cost to only dance is $12 pp, while dinner and dancing is $22 pp.  Reservations for the dinner must be made by September 16 and October 14 respectively.


The next two Bus Trips are:

     - Wednesday, September 25 to Krieder Farms Tour and Alpaca Farms Tour, in the Lancaster, PA.  Be at the Center by 7 am, and the cost is $62 pp for Members, and $67 pp for non-Members.

     - Wednesday, October 23 to Doolan's Shore Club for The Jersey Four Show, in Spring Lake NJ.  Be at the Center by 9:15 am, and the cost is $90 pp for Members, and $95 pp for non-Members.

     And the last two trips this year are:

        - Wednesday, November 20 to Next to Normal, a musical at the Bristol Theater in Bristol, PA.  Be at the Center by 9:45 am, and the cost is $96 pp for Members, and $101 pp for non-Members.

        - Monday, December 2 to Christmas Wonderland at the Sands Casino (now called Wind River), Bethlehem, PA.  Be at the Center by 9:44 am and the cost is $62 pp for Members, and $67 pp for non-Members.

Remember to sign-up as soon as possible.  All trip information is available in the Information Center, behind the front desk at the Center.  If you have any questions on any trip, contact the Center.

 

BCARSC Website -

The Bucks County Association of Retired and Senior Citizens has a new website.  BCARSC is the association that manages four Centers within Bucks County.  This new website has it own information as well as access to the four Centers it manages:  Neshaminy Activity Center, Central Bucks Activity Center, Pennridge ACommunity Center, and Upper Bucks Activity Center.  Click here to access this new site.

 


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Holiday Schedule

    The CENTER WILL BE CLOSED ON


Monday, October 14, 2019 - Columbus Day


Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - Election Day


Monday, November 11, 2019 - Veterans Day


Thursday/Friday, Nov. 28/29, 2019 - Thanksgiving/Day After


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The Center has many Programs and Events going on this year.

Please check our Events tab for details.

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Details of events are listed in our Newsletter,

or you can always stop in at the Center

and check in the lobby for details and times.


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Sign - Best

 

 Come inside and see our active members participating in activities

ranging from Line Dancing to Tai Chi, Chair Yoga,

Art Class, Billiards, Table Tennis, and more!  Members also play mahjongg,

bingo, and cards.  You may participate in frequent trips, monthly

dinner dances and make new friends over a nutritious lunch.

Our Calendar will provide more information about our lunch menus,

activities, classes, trips and special events.

 

Please view some of the information on the tabs at the top of the page,

browse our Calendar, and  read our latest Newsletters.

Above all, visit us  at  the Center, if possible, and take a tour,

sit in  on a class or activity, or join us for lunch.


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 Center Closures

The Center will be closed for National Holidays.

Please refer to your Newsletter or our online Calendar for specific information.

 

Also, the Center will be closed due to inclement weather coinciding with the closing of the Pennridge area schools (#757 on some radio stations).  If you are unsure of the closure,

WNPV (1440 AM) and WFMZ-TV69 (Allentown) will announce the school closing by name,

as does www.6ABC.com (TV station).


If the school district opens late the Center will be open, but use common sense.


CBS3 carries school closings online ahttp://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/schools/.  

 

You may also call the Center at 215-453-7027 or 215-453-7028. 

 

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The Pennridge Community Center serves citizens ages 55 and older who reside in the boroughs of Dublin, Perkasie, Sellersville, Silverdale, and Telford (part) and the townships of Bedminster, East Rockhill, Hilltown, and West Rockhill Some members live outside this geographical area, and some maintain memberships at more than one Center.  All are welcome here.  The public is also welcome to join our classes, activities, special events, and trips, sometimes with an adjusted fee for non-members.
   

                                                 -Disclaimer-

All speakers, products, services or advertisements which are presented as part of the Pennridge Community Center activities or in this web site and our newsletters, are not necessarily endorsed in any way by this Center; nor are the opinions of speakers necessarily the opinions of this Center, nor are the representations and information presented tested or reviewed for accuracy or reliability by the Center.

 

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