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Osage County Senior Center: Melvern game day planned

Hello from the Osage County Senior Center and Osage County Public Transportation.

We are going to have pie and coffee to celebrate Father’s Day at 2 p.m. June 14.

Our breakfast club will be going to Saddlerock at 8:30 a.m. June 14. The Lunch Bunch will be going to the Jumpin Catfish, in Olathe, leaving at 10 a.m. June 28. The casino trip is June 25, leaving at 9 a.m.

Our Melvern game day will be 1 p.m. June 21 at the Melvern Community Building; come join in the fun.

Play Mahjong Tuesday afternoons at 2:30. Ceramics class is going to change the time to 9:30 a.m.; all supplies are furnished and we have lots of bisque to choose from.  We have a sewing group that now has walker bags for sale; stop in and look around at the wonderful things they make.

High Rollers is on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 2 p.m. Maria from Home Town Health Care is here to call quarter bingo at 10 a.m. every Tuesday. Shopping trips are on the first and third Thursdays of the month going to Topeka Walmart, Sam’s and Aldi’s; call the transportation department to make reservations.

The Meals on Wheels program is collecting prescription bottle caps from Auburn Pharmacy, which donates .25 cents per cap to the nutrition program. Drop off  caps at the senior center.

For more information, contact the senior center office at 785-528-1170, or Osage County Public Transportation at 785-528-4906, or stop by the center at 604 Market St., Osage City, Kan.

Come and enjoy the fun and activities with us!

Thanks, Franny
Franny Deters, Osage County Senior Center director

Senior Center: Orphan Train exhibit continues until June 1

Hello from the Osage County Senior Center and Osage County Public Transportation.

The Orphan Train exhibit is here until June 1.

A K-State nutritionist will be here May 29 with great information – come and join us in this wonderful presentation for our health.

The Prairie Band Casino trip will be May 28, leaving at 9 a.m. and return at 3 p.m.

Mahjong players, stop in at 2:30 on Tuesday afternoons. Ceramics class is $5 per class, all supplies are furnished with lots of bisque to choose from. Sewing group now has walker bags for sale – stop in and look around at the wonderful things they make. Sewers meet Wednesday mornings. High Rollers is 2 o’clock Tuesdays and Thursday afternoons. Maria from Home Town Health Care is here to call quarter bingo at 10 a.m. Tuesdays; come and enjoy.

Shopping trips are on the first and third Thursdays of the month, going to Topeka Walmart, Sam’s and Aldi’s; call the transportation office to make your reservations.

I am open to all suggestions for activities and or outings. Reminder: Senior center will be closed Memorial Day, May 27.

Come and enjoy the fun and activities with us!

For more information, contact the senior center office at 785-528-1170, or Osage County Public Transportation at 785-528-4906, or stop by the center at 604 Market St., Osage City, Kan.

Come and enjoy the fun and activities with us!

Thanks, Franny
Franny Deters, Osage County Senior Center director

Osage County Senior Center: Spring brings many May activities

Hello from the Osage County Senior Center and Osage County Public Transportation.

Our breakfast club will be going to the Big Biscuit for breakfast May 10; we will leave at 8:30 a.m. Riders must sign up at the Osage County Senior Center. Lunch bunch will be going to Olive Garden for lunch May 24; leaving at 10:30 a.m.

Herm’s foot care will be here at 9 a.m. May 14; clients need to make an appointment with them at 316-260-4110.

We will be having a Mother’s Day Tea 2 p.m. May 10 at the center.

We are having the Orphan Train exhibit here from May13 to June1. We will have a reception at 2 p.m. May 19, with speakers and refreshments. Anyone who has family or memorabilia about the Orphan Train is asked to please feel free to bring it.

Jay and Tammy Roy will be here to entertain us at 10:30 a.m. May 21, with a spaghetti feed to follow for a freewill donation. They are very good entertainers and you won’t want to miss this one.

The K-State nutritionist will be here on May 29 with great information for us. Please come and join us in this wonderful presentation for our health.

We are playing Mahjong at 2:30 Tuesday afternoons. The ceramics class is $5 per class, all supplies furnished, and we have lots of bisque for you to choose from. We have a sewing group that meets on Wednesdays – all are welcome to join. High Rollers is on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons at 2. Maria from Home Town Health Care is here to call quarter bingo at 10 a.m. Tuesdays.

Shopping trips are on the first and third Thursdays of the month, going to Topeka Walmart, Sam’s and Aldi’s. Call the transportation department to make reservations

The Meals on Wheels program is collecting prescription bottle caps from Auburn Pharmacy, and they donate 25 cents per cap to the program. Drop them off at the senior center.

I am open to all suggestions for activities and or outings.

For more information, contact the senior center office at 785-528-1170, or Osage County Public Transportation at 785-528-4906, or stop by the center at 604 Market St., Osage City, Kan.

Come and enjoy the fun and activities with us!

Thanks, Franny
Franny Deters, Osage County Senior Center director

Health fair April 25 to focus on seniors

Hello from the Osage County Senior Center and Osage County Public Transportation.

We have some things to look forward to this month: The health fair is 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 25; we will have door prizes and you do not have to be present to win. The casino trip leaves at 9 a.m. April 23, you must sign up in advance to get free play. Lunch Bunch will be going to the Hay’s House for lunch 10:30 a.m. April 26. Herms foot care will be here April 30. Don’t forget that we always have our potluck on the first Wednesday of the month at noon with a band to follow.

Mahjong is played 2:30 Tuesday afternoons; the lessons are going great. Line dance 2 p.m. every Friday. Ceramics class is $5 per class, all supplies are furnished, lots of bisque to choose from. Sewing group meets Wednesdays ; all are welcome to join. High Rollers is 2 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Maria from Home Town Health Care is here to call quarter bingo at 10 a.m. every Tuesday.

Shopping trips on the first and third Thursdays of the month, going to Topeka Walmart, Sam’s and Aldi’s; reservations required.

The nutrition program is collecting bottle caps from Auburn Pharmacy, which dontaes 25 cents per cap; just drop them off at the senior center.

I am open to all suggestions for activities and or outings.

Come and enjoy the fun and activities with us!

Thanks, Franny
Franny Deters, Osage County Senior Center director

For more information, contact the senior center at 785-528-1170, Osage County Public Transportation at 785-528-4906, or stop by the center at 604 Market St., Osage City, Kan.

Senior Center Update: New buses added to public transportation fleet

Hello from the Osage County Senior Center and the Osage County Public Transportation.

We just got our new bus and a new mini van delivered, and three more mini vans are coming in the upcoming month.

We have some things to look forward to in April: Quarter bingo to benefit the CASA program at 6 p.m. April 2, with Osage County Sheriff Chris Wells being the bingo caller; the spring craft show 9 a.m.-2 p.m. April 13; and the health fair 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 25.

Please don’t forget that we always have our potluck on the first Wednesday of the month at noon with the band following.

Mahjong is 2:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoons and the lessons are going great. Line dancing is at 2 p.m. every Friday Ceramics class – first class is free then $5 per class, all supplies are furnished and we have lots of bisque for you to choose from. Sewing group meets on Wednesdays and all are welcome to join. High Rollers is 2 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Maria from Home Town Health Care is here to call quarter bingo at 10 a.m. every Tuesday.

Shopping trips are on the first and third Thursdays of the month, going to Topeka Walmart, Sam’s and Aldi’s. Call the transportation department to make reservations.

The Meals on Wheels program is collecting prescription bottle caps from Auburn Pharmacy, and they donate 25 cents per cap to the program; just drop them off at the senior center.

For more information, contact the senior center at 785-528-1170, Osage County Public Transportation at 785-528-4906, or stop by the center at 604 Market St., Osage City, Kan.

Come and enjoy the fun and activities with us!

Thanks, Franny
Franny Deters, Osage County Senior Center director

Osage County Senior Center: Play bridge in the morning, mahjong in the afternoon

Hello from the Osage County Senior Center and the Osage County Public Transportation!

We have some things to look forward to in the spring: Quarter bingo to benefit the CASA program on April 2; the spring craft show April 13, and the health fair April 25.

We are having classes to learn how to play bridge at 10 a.m. every Tuesday and Friday; come down and check it out. Don’t forget that we always have our potluck lunch on the first Wednesday of the month.

I am still looking for anyone that might be interested in learning how to play mahjong, 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays – the lessons are going great.

Line dance class is every Friday at 2 p.m. The ceramics class is $5 per class with most supplies furnished. High Rollers is 2 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Maria from Home Town Health Care is here to call quarter Bingo at 10 a.m. every Tuesday – come and enjoy.

We are doing our shopping trips on the first and third Thursdays of the month to Topeka Walmart, Sam’s and Aldi’s. Call the transportation office to make reservations. I am open to all suggestions for activities and or outings.

See the center’s March calendar of events here (pdf).

For more information, contact the senior center office at 785-528-1170, or Osage County Public Transportation at 785-528-4906, or stop by the center at 604 Market St., Osage City, Kan.

Come and enjoy the fun and activities with us!

Thanks, Franny
Franny Deters, Osage County Senior Center director

Senior Center: Tax preparers coming in March; craft show and health fair in April

Hello from the Osage County Senior Center and Osage County Public Transportation.

We have some things to look forward to in the upcoming months: The AARP tax preparers will be here on Friday, March 1, 2024; please call and get on the list as it is filling up fast. Quarter bingo to benefit the CASA program will be April 2; spring craft show April 13; and the health fair April 25.

We are having classes to learn how to play bridge every Tuesday and Friday mornings at 10 – come down and check it out. Don’t forget that we always have our pot luck on the first Wednesday of the month.

Anyone interested in learning how to play Mahjong, we are playing on Tuesday afternoons at 2:30 and the lessons are going great. We are trying to learn to line dance every Friday at 2. Ceramics class is $5 per class, most supplies are furnished. High Rollers is at 2 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Maria from Home Town Health Care is here to call quarter bingo every Tuesday at 10 a.m.

We are going to the Pizza Ranch on Friday, Feb. 23. We are going to the casino at 9 a.m. Feb. 27; call now for your reservation.

Shopping trips are on the first and third Thursdays of the month, going to Topeka Walmart, Sam’s and Aldi’s. Call the transportation department to make reservations

Our make-n-take craft will be a rabbit to hang on a door- 2 p.m. Feb. 21; cost will be $12.

I am open to all suggestions for activities and or outings. Reminder: The senior center can be rented for events for $75 a day.

For more information, contact the Osage County Senior Center at 785-528-1170, or stop by at 604 Market St., Osage City, Kan.

Come and enjoy the fun and activities with us!

Thanks, Franny
Franny Deters, Osage County Senior Center director

Osage County Senior Center: Fun and activities for all

Hello from the Osage County Senior Center and Osage County Public Transportation.

We have some things to look forward to in the upcoming months: Blood drive on Feb. 8; Valentine’s Day party; quarter bingo to benefit the CASA program on April 2; the spring craft show on April 13, and a health fair April 25.

Don’t forget the senior center pot luck is at noon the first Wednesday of the month. We’re looking for anyone interested in learning or playing Mahjong, 2:30 on Tuesday afternoons: lessons are going great.

Learn to line dance every Friday at 2 p.m. Ceramics class is $5 per class, most supplies are furnished. High Rollers is on Tuesdays and Thursday afternoons at 2 p.m. Maria from Home Town Health Care is here to call quarter bingo 10 a.m. Tuesdays, come and enjoy.

Shopping trips on the first and third Thursdays of the month going to Topeka Walmart, Sam’s and Aldi’s; call public transportation to make reservations.

I am open to all suggestions for activities and or outings. Don’t forget that the center can be rented as a venue for events; rental fee is $75 a day.

For more information, contact the Osage County Senior Center at 785-528-1170, or stop by at 604 Market St., Osage City, Kan.

Come and enjoy the fun and activities with us!

Thanks, Franny
Franny Deters, Osage County Senior Center director

Osage County Senior Center: Seeking Mahjong players

Update: We have some things to look forward to in the upcoming months: Blood drive on Feb. 8, Valentine’s Day party, a quarter bingo to benefit the CASA program April 2, the spring craft show April 13, and a health fair on April 25.


Hello from the Osage County Senior Center and the Osage County Public Transportation.

I am looking for anyone that might be interested in learning how to play Mahjong – let me know and I will give lessons. We are trying to learn to line dance every Friday at 2 p.m.; come join us, it will be interesting.

The ceramics class is up and going: $5 per class, most supplies are furnished. High Rollers is on Tuesdays and Thursday afternoons at 2. Maria from Home Town Health Care is here to call quarter bingo at 10 a.m. every Tuesday.

We are going to the casino at 9 a.m. Jan. 23, 2024; call now for reservations. Shopping trips are on the first and third Thursdays of the month. We will be going to Topeka Walmart, Sam’s and Aldi’s. Riders need to call to make reservations.

I am open to all suggestions for activities and or outings. If anyone is in need of walkers or wheelchairs, please check with us, as we do have quite a few to give out. Don’t forget the senior center can be rented as a venue for events. The rental price for 2024 is $75 a day.

Come and enjoy the fun and activities with us! For more information, contact the Osage County Senior Center at 785-528-1170, or stop by at 604 Market St., Osage City, Kan.

Thanks, Franny
Franny Deters, Osage County Senior Center director

Osage County Senior Center: Make reservations now for January casino trip

Hello from the Osage County Senior Center and the Osage County Public Transportation. The blood drive is 2-6 p.m. Dec. 14, 2023. Our potluck will be at 12 p.m. Jan. 3, 2024. It will be soups and sandwiches, everyone is encouraged to bring a side dish and join us for food, music and good company.

We are trying to learn to line dance every Tuesday at 2 p.m. – come join us, it will be interesting. The ceramics class is up and going it is $5 per class, most supplies are furnished. High Rollers is 2 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. Maria from Home Town Health Care is here to call quarter Bingo every Tuesday at 10 a.m.

We are going to the casino at 9 a.m. Jan. 22, 2024; call now for reservations. We are doing our shopping trips on the first and third Thursdays of the month, going to Topeka Walmart, Sam’s and Aldi’s. Call the transportation department to make reservations.

I am open to all suggestions for activities and or outings. If anyone is in need of walkers or wheel chairs, please check with us, as we do have quite a few to give out. Don’t forget we rent out the center as a venue. The rental price will be going up on the first of January to $75 a day.

Come and enjoy the fun and activities with us! For more information, contact the Osage County Senior Center at 785-528-1170, or stop by at 604 Market St., Osage City, Kan.

Thanks, Franny
Franny Deters, Osage County Senior Center director

Happy Thanksgiving from Osage County Senior Center

Hello from the Osage County Senior Center and the Osage County Public Transportation – where things are happening.

We will be closed Nov. 23 and 24 for Thanksgiving, so we want to wish everyone a happy and safe Thanksgiving.

Our potluck will be at noon Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2023. It will be the center’s Christmas meal with turkey and ham furnished. Everyone is encouraged to bring a side dish and join us for food, music and good company.

We are trying to learn line dancing every Tuesday at 2 p.m.; come join us, it will be interesting. The ceramics class is up and going it is $5 per class, most supplies are furnished. High Rollers is on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons at 2 p.m. Maria, from Home Town Health Care, is here to call quarter bingo every Tuesday at 10 a.m.

We are going to the casino on Nov. 28, leaving at 9 a.m. Call now for reservations.

We are doing our shopping trips on the first and third Thursdays of the month, going to Topeka Walmart, Sam’s and Aldi’s. Riders need to call public transportation to make reservations.

Anyone who is in need of walkers or wheel chairs should check with the center, as we do have quite a few to give out.

I am open to all suggestions for activities and or outings.

The center can be rented for events. The rental price will be going up the first of January to $75 a day.

Come and enjoy the fun and activities with us!

For more information, contact the center at 604 Market St., Osage City, or call the office at 785-528-1170, or public transportation at 785-528-4906.

Thanks, Franny
Franny Deters, Osage County Senior Center director

Osage County Senior Center: All invited to Nov. 1 potluck dinner

Update: The next senior center potluck dinner will be 12 noon Nov. 1, 2023, with the band to follow. This will also be the center’s traditional Thanksgiving meal.

The Sewing Chicks give quilts to Osage County veterans. Any area veterans who have not already received a quilt from them is asked to come in and sign up for one. They also have a beautiful veterans quilt for raffle this month; tickets are $1 for 1 or 6 for $5, the drawing will be Nov. 11.


Hello from the Osage County Senior Center and the Osage County Public Transportation – where things are happening. The Sewing Chicks have a beautiful fall quilt up for a raffle so stop in and get your tickets.

The Lunch Bunch is going to Smoked Creations, in Ottawa, leaving at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 27. Casino trip leaves at 9 a.m. on Oct. 24.

John McGrath will be here to help with choosing the right Medicare Supplement plan, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Oct. 26; stop in and make the right plan for you. Oct. 28, the trip to Ottawa Opra to see Lorena Prater will leave at 4:30 p.m.

Herms Foot care is here Oct. 19 and 24.

We are going to try and learn to line dance at 2 p.m. every Tuesday – it will be interesting. The ceramics class is $4 per class, most supplies are furnished. High Rollers is 2 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursday afternoons. Home Town Health Care is here to call quarter Bingo at 10 a.m. every Tuesday; come and enjoy.

We are doing our shopping trips on the first and third Thursdays of the month going to Topeka Walmart, Sam’s and Aldi’s. Riders need to call the transportation department to make reservations.

The senior center crafters are in need of donations of buttons and lace if anyone has any they would like to donate.

I am open to all suggestions for activities and or outings. The center is available to be rented for events.

Come and enjoy the fun and activities with us!

Thanks, Franny
Franny Deters, Osage County Senior Center director

Osage County Senior Center: Breakfast, lunch and shopping trips scheduled

Hello from the Osage County Senior Center and the Osage County Public Transportation. I am sad to say that we did not place in the Sunflower and Scarecrow Contest at the Kansas State Fair.

The Sewing Chicks have a beautiful fall quilt up for a raffle, so stop in and get your tickets. Don’t forget the potluck lunch on Oct. 4; we eat at noon. A blood drive is 2-6 p.m. Oct. 5; donors are encouraged to stop in a sign up.

The Breakfast Club is going to Lamont Hill at 8:30 a.m. Oct. 13. The Lunch Bunch is going to Smoked Creations, in Ottawa, at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 27. We are taking a bus to the senior fair in Emporia on Oct. 18. Anyone interested in going should give us a call to get your name on the list. Shopping trips to Topeka are on the first and third Thursdays of each month. Call to make reservations.

On Oct. 26, John McGrath will be here to help with choosing the right Medicare Supplement plan. He will be available 9 a.m.-12 p.m.; stop in and make the right plan for you. Herms Foot care is here Oct. 19 and 24.

We are going to try and learn to Line Dance every Tuesday at 2 p.m. Come join us, it will be interesting. The ceramics class is up and going it is $4 per class, with most supplies furnished.

High Rollers is 2 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursday. Home Town Health Care is here to call quarter Bingo at 10 a.m. every Tuesday; all invited to come and enjoy.

The senior center is in need of donations of buttons and lace. If anyone has any they would like to donate, we would love to have them.

I am open to all suggestions for activities and or outings. Don’t forget that we rent out the center for events that need larger accommodations. Come and enjoy the fun and activities with us!

Thanks, Franny!
Franny Deters, Osage County Senior Center director

Osage County Senior Center: Come and enjoy fun and activities

Hello from the Osage County Senior Center and Osage County Public Transportation – where things are happening!

The next Lunch Bunch will be to Four Corners on Sept. 22, leave at 10:30 a.m.

The ceramics class is up and going and it is $4 per class, with most supplies are furnished.

High Rollers is at 2 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursday afternoons.  Home Town Health Care is here to call quarter bingo every Tuesday at 10 a.m.; come and enjoy. The casino trip will be Sept. 25; call now and make your reservations.

Starting in September we are going to do shopping trips on the first and third Thursdays of the month, going to Topeka Walmart, Sam’s and Aldi’s. Riders will need to call the transportation department to make reservations. This will take place of using the transportation department on a daily basis for shopping trips and will allow us to better use the transportation for other trips and serve more clients. Herms Foot Care will be here at 9 a.m. Oct. 14; call them for an appointment.

Here at the senior center we are in need of donations of buttons and lace. If anyone has any they would like to donate we would love to have them.  I am open to all suggestions for activities and or outings.  Don’t forget that we rent out the center as a venue for events.

Come and enjoy the fun and activities with us at the Osage County Senior Center!

Thanks, Franny!
Franny Deters, Osage County Senior Center director

Senior Center: Osage County represented at sunflower and scarecrow contests at state fair

Osage County’s entry in the Kansas State Fair Sunflower Contest. Courtesy photo.

Hello from the Osage County Senior Center and the Osage County Public Transportation.

Osage County has entered the Sunflower and Scarecrow Contest at the Kansas State Fair, and we here at the senior center made the entry – it was a group effort. We took it to the state fair Thursday of last week and are waiting to hear how we placed.

I also would like to mention that Osage City Police Chief Fred Nech has gone above and beyond his line of duty with a homeless family in Osage City. He has found them shelter and food, and is personally putting them on a bus Saturday to send them back home to her family. I just think that kindness these days is hard to find, and wanted to tell everyone that there are still kind people in this world, and in this small town in Kansas.

The next Lunch Bunch will be to Four Corners on Sept. 22; leaving at 10:30 a.m. The ceramics class is up and going; $4 per class, most supplies are furnished. High Rollers is 2 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursday afternoons.

Home Town Health Care is here to call quarter bingo at 10 a.m. every Tuesday; come and enjoy. The casino trip will be Sept. 26, call now and make your reservations. Starting in this month we are going to do shopping trips on the first and third Thursdays of the month – we will be going to Topeka Walmart, Sam’s and Aldi’s. Riders need to call the Transportation department to make reservations. These trips will take place of using public transportation on a daily basis for shopping trips, and will allow us to better use transportation for other trips and serve more clients.

Herms Footcare is here at 9 a.m. Sept. 14; those interested must call them for an appointment.

Here at the senior center, we are in need of donations of buttons and lace. If anyone has any they would like to donate we would love to have them.

I am open to all suggestions for activities and or outings. Don’t forget that we rent out the senior center as a venue, for any events that might need a larger accommodation.

Come and enjoy the fun and activities with us! Thanks Franny!

Osage County Public Transportation sets itinerary for monthly breakfast and lunch trips

Hello from the Osage County Senior Center and the Osage County Public Transportation.

We have started a Breakfast Club, and we are going to every restaurant in Osage County for breakfast. The next one will be Green Acres at 8:15 a.m. Sept. 8, 2023. The next Lunch Bunch will be to Four Corners, leaving at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 22.

The ceramics class is up and going; it is $4 per class and most supplies are furnished. High Rollers is 2 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Home Town Health Care is here to call quarter bingo at 10 a.m. every Tuesday; come and enjoy. The casino trip will be on the Sept. 26; call now and make reservations.

Starting in September we are going to do shopping trips on the first and third Thursdays of the month, going to Topeka Walmart, Sam’s and Aldi’s. Riders need to call the transportation department to make reservations, this will take place of using the public transportation on a daily basis for shopping trips and will allow us to better use the transportation for other trips and serve more clients.

Grandparents Day is Sept. 10, and we are having a bingo with snacks and prizes for all grandparents, parents and grandchildren. It will be 2-4 p.m.; come join in the fun.

I am open to all suggestions for activities and or outings. Don’t forget we do rent out the center as a venue for events that might need larger accommodation.

Come and enjoy the fun and activities with us!

Thanks, Franny!
Osage County Senior Center Director Franny Deters

Things are happening at the Osage County Senior Center: Everyone invited

Hello from the Osage County Senior Center and Osage County Public Transportation – where things are happening!

We have started a Breakfast Club, and we are going to every restaurant in Osage County for breakfast. The Miracle Café, in Reading, had great food. Our next trip will be to Green Acres at 8:15 a.m. Sept. 8, 2023. Our casino trip is on the 22nd of August, and we leave at 9 a.m. The next Lunch Bunch will be to Lings Chinese Restaurant, in Topeka, on Aug. 25.

The ceramics class is up and going; it is $4 per class, most supplies are furnished. High Rollers is 2 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Home Town Health Care is here to call quarter bingo every Tuesday at 10 a.m.; come and enjoy. Thank you Robin with Angels HH for our sundae bar – it was refreshing.

Aug. 21 is National Senior Citizen Day, so stop in for some karaoke and snacks in the morning at 10, and Plinko, cornhole and cupcakes in the afternoon starting at 1. We are just going to have fun and enjoy the day.

Starting in September we are going to do shopping trips on the first and third Thursdays of the month, going to Topeka Walmart, Sam’s and Aldi’s. Riders need to call the transportation department to make reservations. This will take place of using the transportation department on a daily basis for shopping trips, and will allow us to better use the transportation for other trips and serve more clients. I am open to all suggestions for activities and or outings.

Don’t forget that we do rent out the senior center as a venue for any events that might need the larger accommodations.

Come and enjoy the fun and activities with us at the Osage County Senior Center!

Thanks!

Franny
Osage County Senior Center Director Franny Deters

For more information about senior center activities or public transportation, stop by 604 Market St., Osage City, Kan., call 785-528-1107, or email senior@osageco.org.

Senior Center News: Scheduling part-time pursuits for full-time fun

There is always something going on at Osage County Senior Center, with regularly scheduled activities five days a week. The center is open to people of all ages. For more information, stop by 604 Market St., Osage City, Kan., or call 785-528-1170.

The senior center hosts a monthly potluck dinner at noon on the first Wednesday of each month. The next planned dinner is 12 p.m. Sept. 7, 2022, with musical entertainment planned afterward.

Osage County Public Transportation is available for anyone who needs a ride. For more information about OCPT or to schedule a ride, call 785-528-4906.

Here is the center’s regular weekly activities schedule, subject to change.

  • Monday-Friday: 9-10 a.m. exercise class; 12:30-2:30 p.m. Mexican Train games, players bring a snack if they like.
  • Monday: 8 a.m.-12 p.m. sewing; 9-11 a.m. painting; 5:30 p.m. pitch, players bring a snack if they like.
  • Wednesday: 8 a.m.-12 p.m. sewing.
  • Thursday: 9-11 a.m. painting.
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