From the desk of the Director…
Here are a few updates:
- First, I wanted to let everyone know, we have a new exercise teacher. Her classes will begin Monday, February 24, 2020 at 10:00 am.
- I again want to thank everyone who supported our Annual Mail Appeal. We have begun listing the many donations we received and will continue to do so through the next few months. I apologize in advance for any spelling errors. Again thank you so much for your support!
- A reminder to our home delivered meal clients: You MUST be home to receive your meal. We cannot leave it. Please do not place a box or cooler on your porch.
- Remember to watch KDKA for Center Closing due to bad weather.
Have a great month!
RCAC will be closed on the following days:
Monday, February 17, 2020
There will be no congregate or home delivered meals and the RCAC bus will not run those days.
The winter months are here, so tune into KDKA TV for RCAC closings/delays.
If Pittsburgh Public Schools are closed, OPT/ACCESS does not run.
In Honor of
‘Heart Healthy’ Month
Wear RED on Friday, Feb 7
Join us at 12:00 pm for a Pot Luck ‘Healthy’ Lunch. Sign up to bring either soup or salad. Bring your own take out containers!
There will be a bulletin board where you can post your ‘heart healthy’ recipe .
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with an Ice Cream Social
Friday, February 14 at noon
Sign up for lunch and ice cream
Cost for ice cream—$2/person
VINTAGE HAT SHOW
Join Jean Kanouff as she entertains us with her vintage hats.
Friday, February 21 1:00 pm
Light refreshments will be served. Don’t forget to wear your favorite ’old’ hat!
Reservations are required.
Learn Card Making
Tuesday, Feb. 4 9:30am
Make Your Own
Thursday, Feb 6 10:30 am
Mesh Wreath Class
Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 1:00 pm
Bring a 12”-14” wire wreath and pipe cleaners (can be purchased at dollar stores) . Mesh fabric will be provided.
Canvas Zentangle Bag
Make a canvas bag and then ‘zentangle’ it!
Monday, March 2 at 1:00 pm &
Tuesday, March 3 at 9:30 am
PLEASE REGISTER IN ADVANCE FOR ALL CRAFT CLASSES!
- Healthy Cooking
Tuesdays, Feb 18, March 3, 10,& 17
** Please note there is no class on Tuesday, February 25.
- Line Dancing
Begins Friday, Feb. 28
- Table Talk Begins Thursday, March 12
Elaine’s Homemade Soup is Back!!
February 4– Stuffed Cabbage
February 11— Ham and Bean
February 18– No soup
February 25—Chicken & rice
EAT IN—$3/8 OUNCE BOWL
TAKE OUT -$7/QUART
TAKE OUT CONTAINERS WILL BE PROVIDED. PLEASE DO NOT BRING IN CONTAINERS
** Please order your soup by the Friday before, this way Elaine knows how much to make.
EXERCISE RETURNS MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2020!!
LET’S GET PHYSICAL
Exercise class for everyone!!
You can sit or stand,
Mondays & Wednesdays at 6:30 pm
No Age Limit.
Tuesdays at 12:30 pm
No Age Limit.
6:30 pm-7:30 pm
February 6, 13 and 27
Saturday, February 29
1:00 pm– 5:00 pm
There are 10 tickets available and they will go on sale Feb. 10
The Book of Merman—Cabaret
Thursday, March 5
12:00 pm-4:00 pm
There are 10 tickets available they will go on sale Feb. 18
You must come to the center to purchase your own ticket. One ticket per person. We will not hold tickets.
Friday, February 14 at 12:30 PM
Center Council Meeting
Monday, February 10 @ 1:00 pm
Monday, March 9 @ 1:00 pm
If you have an idea for a program, activity or a trip please come to the meetings. Meetings are open to everyone.
Minutes from the previous meeting can be found on the Center bulletin board.
Monday, February 24 at 1:00 pm
MONTHLY CALLIGRAPHY CLASS
Thursday, February 27 at 1:00 pm
Friday, Feb. 28 at 1:00 pm
This program is designed to make certain all your medications (including vitamin & supplements) are compatible. Everything is thoroughly checked by a Giant Eagle Pharmacist and your are notified if there is a problem.
Please call the center to schedule an appointment
Our fitness room is ready to use. We have purchased a treadmill and exercise bike. There are also weights and dvd’s.
Before your first time using the equipment you must sign a Riverview Community Action Corporation Fitness Waiver and Release. Once this is on file you are free to use the equipment during our daily operating hours.
Tuesday Music Club
Tuesday, February 11
12:00 pm– 2:30 pm
‘Gifts from African/American
Music 101-’A Season’s Secret’
Wednesday, Feb. 12
11:00 am —2:00 pm
Friday, March 13
9:30 am-2:00 pm
If you sign up for an trip, please write it down. If you have to cancel, please call the center and OPT to cancel. We have had several people not show up for trips. We can not call you to remind you. If you can not go on a trip call RCAC Mon-Fri . ON WEEKEND, PLEASE CALL OPT DIRECTLY.
YOU MUST BE REGISTERED WITH OPT/ACCESS TO GO ON THESE TRIPS
WHEN THERE IS A FEE FOR A TRIP, PAYMENT IS BY CHECK ONLY
Times are subject to change. Please call the center to verify times. We can not call each person. Also, if you need to cancel a trip, please call RCAC and let us know. If after business hours or a weekend, call OPT directly.