THINGS TO DO
• K9 Frisbee Toss and Fetch Club League spring season begins April 20 and runs through May 18 at 6:30 p.m. The group meets Tuesday evenings for five weeks at Hovis Auto and Truck Supply Distribution Center, a half-mile west of the Grove City Premium Outlets on Route 208. The cost is $20 for the season and all ages and ability levels, from beginner to expert, are welcome to play on the safe, fenced-in field.
A free Teach Your Dog to Play Frisbee clinic will be at 6 p.m. on April 20 for everyone new to the sport.
Contact Club Captain Billy Woodman at firstname.lastname@example.org if you're interested or for more information.
• Hickory High School Class of 1960 will meet for lunch at noon on April 17 at Thelma's Sports Nook, 285 E. High St., Ext., Sharpsville.
• Twin City Elks is having "Oldies but Goodies Day" from 2 to 6 p.m. on Sunday.
AT THE SENIOR CENTER
• The Greenville Senior Center is open with a modified schedule. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the April schedule will not include card games, clubs, cornhole, entertainment, guest speakers or pickleball.
Meals are take-out only. Reserve them two days in advance. Pick-up is at 11:30 a.m. each day. The suggested meal donation is $2.50 unless otherwise specified. No one will be denied a meal because of inability to pay.
The April cold lunch option: Turkey and cheese sandwich replaces the protein, side dishes still included. Notify the staff when reserving your lunch if you would like the cold lunch option.
Chef salad option: Ham and cheese, hard-boiled egg, lettuce, tomato wedge, pickled beets, dinner roll, fruit.
This week’s activity and lunch schedule:
» MONDAY: 9:30 a.m., Bingo; 10 a.m., Total Body Fitness
Lunch: Baked meatloaf w/gravy, mashed potatoes, cream corn, wheat bread, raspberry sherbet
» TUESDAY: 9:30 a.m., Bingo; Walk ‘n’ Scratch Your Reward
Lunch: Brunch Lunch: Western omelet with ham, peppers, onions and cheese, breakfast potatoes, english muffin w/jelly, orange juice
» WEDNESDAY: 9:30 a.m., Bingo; 10 a.m.,Total Body Fitness; 1 p.m. Tai Chi
Lunch: BBQ glazed turkey burger w/cheddar cheese, creamy broccoli soup w/ crackers, sandwich roll, fresh fruit
» THURSDAY: 9:30 a.m., Bingo; 10 a.m., Enhance Fitness/Walk with Ease; 11 a.m., Silver Sneakers
Lunch: Sweet and sour meatballs, brown rice, creamy coleslaw, wheat bread, mixed fruit
» FRIDAY: 9:30 a.m., Bingo; 10 a.m., Total Body Fitness
Lunch: Roasted pork loin w/gravy, stuffing, whipped potatoes, mixed vegetables, sliced applies
• St. John's Orthodox Church, 3180 Morefield Rd., Hermitage, is having an Easter bake sale, selling nut roll (14" long, with walnut filling) $13; Paska bread (7" round loag, with/without raisins, please specify) $10; Holiday braid (12" long/2 lb. loaf, w/ raisins and a hint of almond) $10. Please note, baked goods are frozen to maintain peak freshness. Pre-orders only.
Pick up is 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on April 24 (deadline for orders is April 18)
To order, call Francine at 724-699-7614. Orders will be capped, so please order early.
• Friends of the Manor are serving a spaghetti dinner on April 14 and are now accepting reservations.
All meals are carryout and include spaghetti with meatballs, salad, roll and dessert. There is a fee and the group is only accepting cash or check.
Reservations are requested by April 12, and there will be curbside or indoor pickup using the back entrance at the Mark Twain Manor from 4 to 6 p.m. on April 14.
For information, call 440-813-6003, 724-932-3600 or 724-932-3428 to reserve meals.
• Jennings Environmental Education Center is offering these programs:
» Take Back the Woods: Battling Invasive Species – The community is invited to celebrate Earth Day by helping to “weed out” invasive plants at the Center from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 17 (slots open every half hour).
Individuals or groups of up to 12 volunteers can sign up for their own one hour time slot.
Each volunteer/group will receive: a virtual introduction to invasive plants and the projects to watch in advance or in the park; all the tools/materials and directions needed to help the park remove these destructive plants; and an invasive species cookbook as a reward for their efforts.
Participants must be age 12 or older and be prepared to work outdoors, rain or shine.
Pre-registration for the event is required no later than April 15 online at events.dcnr.pa.gov or by calling 724-794-6011.
» Family Science Outside: Invasive Plants – Bring at-home learners and their grown-ups into the living lab of the great outdoors to explore the impacts that invasive plant species can have on native plants already growing there.
This experience includes: a virtual introduction from Jennings staff, including guidance on how to identify the targeted invasive plant (garlic mustard) and how to pull it. An investigation guide to compete together as a family, containing activities for exploring invasive plants and their impact on native plants, and all the needed materials for the invasive plant removal.
The event is April 18, 20, 21 or 22. Familes/cooperative groups/"pods" register for their own time slot on one of the available dates. Time slots are available for a max of 12 people/group, every hour or half hour from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Registration is required by visiting events.dcnr.pa.gov or by calling 724-794-6011.