Welcome

 

   WELCOME TO THE BEST OF TIMES!

WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING ALL OF OUR MEMBERS AT THE SENIOR CENTER.  YOUR MEMBERSHIP ALLOWS YOU TO USE THE COMMUNITY CENTER INDOOR WALKING TRAIL ON TUESDAYS AND THURSDAY BETWEEN 9:00 AM AND 11:00 AM.

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TICKETS ON SALE NOW FOR THE UMSSC 8TH ANNUAL BIG BINGO

SATURDAY, MARCH 25 AT 11:00 AM AT THE SENIOR CENTER.  REGISTRATION FORMS MAILED WITH MARCH NEWSLETTER AND ALSO AVAILABLE ON THIS WEBSITE OR IN THE LOBBY OF THE SENIOR CENTER

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FLEA ROOM OPENS STARTING MONDAY, MARCH 20.  BRING IN YOUR DONATIONS OR COME IN TO SHOP.  THE FLEA ROOM WILL BE OPEN MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY FROM 9:30 AM TO 1:30 PM (NOT OPEN ON FRIDAYS).  ACCEPTED DONATIONS ARE CHILDREN'S BOOKS, SMALL APPLIANCES AND ELECTRONICS (IN WORKING ORDER), KNICKNACKS, DECORATIONS, ETC.  ALL PROCEEDS BENEFIT SENIOR CENTER.

PLEASE NO DONATIONS OF  USED CLOTHING, JUNK OR BROKEN OR NON-WORKING ITEMS.  

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FLEA MARKET WILL BE HELD ON SATURDAY, APRIL 22 FROM 9:00 AM TO 1:00 PM

TABLE SPACE AVAILABLE TO VENDORS 

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EXCURSION COMMITTE TOUR OF WANAMAKER ORGAN TUESDAY, MARCH 28.  CAR POOL ARRANGEMENTS TO THE NORRISTOWN TRANSPORTATION CENTER - MEET A SENIOR CENTER AT 8:20 AM TO CATCH THE 8:46 AM TRAIN TO PHILLY.  TOUR COST $18 PER PERSON, PLUS SHARE OF TOUR GUIDE FEE FOR A TOTAL OF $23.00 PAYABLE TO UMSSC.  STAY AT MACY'S FOR FREE NOON ORGAN CONCERT AND LUNCH ON YOUR OWN NEARBY BEFORE HEADING HOME.  SIGN UP IN THE LOBBY -  CONTACT TRIP COORDINATOR PAT HOLDEN AT 484-432-9669 FOR MORE INFORMATION

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SEPTA PASS ID EVENT MARCH 30 AT 11:30 AM TO 1:00 PM.  REPS FROM SENATOR DAYLIN LEACH'S OFFICE WILL BE HERE TO TAKE APPLICATIONS FOR SEPTA RAIL PASSES.  THEY WILL HELP COMPLETE AND MAIL APPLICATIONS TO SEPTA.  YOU MUST BE 65 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER TO PARTICIPATE.  DRIVERS OR PHOTO ID'S CAN BE SHOWN, BUT NOT REQUIRED.

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PAINT YOU WAY INTO SPRING! ALWAYS A LOT OF FUN!

UNWINE & PAINT PARTY WITH SANFORD MOLINARO. FRIDAY, APRIL 28 AT 12:00 PM.  PAID PARTICIPATION OF $20.00 INCLUDES INSTRUCTION, CANVAS, PAINT SUPPLIES AND SNACKS.  SIGN UP AND PAY IN THE STAFF OFFICE

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IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING AARP 2016  TAX PREPARATION

We were recently informed by AARP that the 2016 Tax preparation will NOT be offered at the Upper Merion Senior Service Center.  AARP has provided area locations where you can get your taxes done.  Appointments are required at each location. They are listed below:

Wayne Senior Center  108 Station Road, Wayne - 610-688-6246 (Tues, Thurs, & Fri)

Surrey Services for Seniors 60 Chestnut Ave, Devon - 610-647-6404 (Fri)

Easttown Library 720 First Ave., Berwyn -610-644-0138 (Mon & Tues)

State Rep Warren Kampf's Office  - Paoli Firestation 69 Darby Rd., Paoli)

610-251-2876 (Wed)

Springfield Township Library 1600 Paper Mill Rd., Wyndmoor - 215-836-5300 (Thurs)

Ambler Senior Center 45 Forest Ave., Ambler -267-469-0101 (Tues)

Norristown Library 1001 Powell Street, Norristown (610-278-5100)

Walk-ins (no appointments taken ) from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

only on the following dates: 

ON MONDAYS ONLY: February 27, March 13, 20 & 27, and April 3 & 10 

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WHY NOT DO SOME OF YOUR GIFT SHOPPING IN OUR CRAFT ROOM - BRIGHT PRETTY NEW ITEMS GREAT FOR GIFT GIVING.

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THEATER TRIPS PLANNED FOR 2017

TROPICANA CASINO ATLANTIC CITY  ON MONDAY, JUNE 26 PRESENTS "THE RAT PACK"  COST: $60.00 INCLUDES TRANSPORTATION AND SHOW (LUNCH ON YOUR OWN) PLUS $15.00 SLOT PLAY.  IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS TRIP PUT YOUR NAME ON THE SIGN-UP SHEET IN THE LOBBY 

 HUNTERDON HILLS PLAYHOUSE ON FRIDAY, JULY 14 PRESENT"THE LAND WE LOVE"  A MUSICAL. COST TO MEMBERS FORTRIP WILL BE $100 AND TO NON-MEMBERS $110.   A MINIMUM OF 30 PEOPLE WILL BE REQUIRED FOR TRIP.  IF YOU THINK YOU WOULD BE INTERESTED  PLEASE PUT YOUR NAME ON THE  "INTEREST ONLY" SIGN-UP SHEET IN THE LOBBY.    HOPE YOU CAN JOIN US!

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DID YOU KNOW?

The Upper Merion Senior Service Center annual dues remain at only $15.00 a year.   We have our own separate and wonderful new space for our members to enjoy a plethora of activities, special events and trips.  So, why not join us Monday through Friday between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm?  You'll be glad you did! 

And please remember: YOU DO NOT HAVE TO BE A MEMBER OF THE COMMUNITY CENTER TO BECOME A MEMBER OF THE UPPER MERION SENIOR SERVICE CENTER.

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