The Gem Senior Community Center is open on weekdays for a nutritious lunch. Dining room meals are served Monday through Friday. To-go-orders are available. Phone orders for meals will continue to be taken from 9 a.m. until 10 a.m. each day, Monday through Friday, with food pick-up from 12:15 p.m. Call 208-365-4343 for more details.
The activities at the Gem Senior Community Center continue every weekday with our doors open from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. for fellowship and fun. In addition, Bingo is offered Wednesday and Friday evenings with the doors opening at 5 p.m. Pinochle is being offered every Monday and Thursday at 6:30 p.m. Bridge Club meets Wednesdays from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
Senior Fit Club meets from 10 to 10:30 a.m. on Wednesdays. Attend a foot clinic the first and third Tuesdays of each month, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. A blood pressure clinic is held every Tuesday, 11 a.m. until noon.
Enjoy live music from Prime Time, the first and third Wednesdays of each month from 11 a.m. until noon.
The Rod & Gun Club meets the third Monday of each month at 7 p.m. The Community Friendship Dinner is every Tuesday evening, 5 to 6 p.m.
Here are the projected menus for the coming week. Menu may change without notice.
Wednesday, Feb. 15
Oven-roasted Chicken, mashed potatoes w gravy, vegetables, green salad, fruit.
Thursday, Feb. 16
Chicken Noodle Casserole, vegetables, green salad, fruit.
Friday, Feb. 17
Do you LOVE local news? Get Local News Headlines in your inbox daily.
Thanks! You'll start receiving
the headlines tomorrow!
Nachos, corn, green salad, lemon lime fruit salad.
Monday, Feb. 20
Baked Potato Bar w toppings, green salad, fruit.
Tuesday, Feb. 21
Pork & Noodles, vegetables, green salad, fruit.
The Gem County Senior Center is at 719 S. Johns Ave., 208-365-4343. All ages are welcomed for lunch. The meal cost is $5 for 60 years and older and $6 for those under 60 years old.
Free Tax Assistance
AARP volunteers will be offering free tax preparations for Seniors on Fridays from Feb. 3 until April 14 at the Gem Senior Center. This service will be open on a first-come, first-served basis from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
Free and reduced senior transportation
Seniors needing rides to health appointments, grocery shopping or other needs can obtain free transportation via SW Idaho Transit, a service of the Elderly Opportunity Agency. For details and to schedule a ride call 208-365-4461.
R&T Taxi Service provides reduced rates for seniors in and out of the county. Call 208-803-4147.