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Stop in at the Chester senior center and have some fun this month

Submitted by the Chester Senior Center
updated: 6/12/2019 9:44 AM

The Center is located at 805 State St. Call them at (618) 826-5108.

Today, June 12, is our monthly Birthday Party with birthday cake and ice cream. We will be celebrating all June birthdays; plus we will play Prize Bingo at 10 a.m. and nickel bingo after lunch.

On June 14 we will celebrate Father's Day, with something special for all fathers. For lunch we'll serve our BBQ pork steaks with a special dessert.

Our monthly senior day out will be at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, June 17 at Chin in Perryville. Sign up at the reception desk if you want to go. We will also visit the Veteran's Wall in Perryville.

On June 18, Jesse & Friends will entertain us at 10 a.m. Come check out some good music. After lunch we will play WII bowling with our friends from Sparta and Steeleville senior centers. Everyone is welcome to join us for a fun afternoon of WII bowling.

On June 19 the Manor at Craig Farms will provide us with blood pressure and blood sugar checks at 9 a.m. Bingo will start at 10 a.m. After lunch we will play nickel bingo and enjoy ice cream sodas.

On June 20 we will again enjoying ice cream sodas after a lunch of our delicious fried chicken for lunch. The Matter of Balance class also starts today and meets for the next eight weeks on Thursdays.

On June 21, the vans will be going shopping at the Amish store after lunch. The vans will leave the senior center at 1 p.m. Sign up at the reception desk to ride the van.

At 10:30 a.m. on June 26, Susan Sloop from the University of Illinois Extension will present a program on Social Activity.

On June 27, we are inviting everyone to invite their minister to join them for lunch. We will be serving our delicious fried cod fish.

The senior center will holding a silent auction fundraiser in July. If you have anything to donate toward the silent auction you can bring it in during June. All donations are appreciated!

Every Wednesday bingo is played before and after lunch.

Every Thursday morning the quilters are busy working on a quilt. If you enjoy quilting come and join the group.

Calling all pinochle players -- pinochle is played at 9 a.m. on Wednesday mornings. Everyone who enjoys a good game of pinochle is welcome to join the fun.

Our complete menu and activities can be found on the Chester Senior Center Facebook page. "Like" our page to keep up with what's happening at the senior center.