April Fool’s Party

(Foolish Fun) will be held on Friday, April 1st, at The Century Club. The public is invited. Proceeds of the event will benefit Meals on Wheels of Northeast PA and The Scranton Area Foundation for the Century Club Building Fund.
The party will begin at 11 :00 a.m. with boutique shopping and raffle baskets. A turkey dinner will be available at noon. At 12:30p.m. a joke contest will be held. At 1 :00 p.m. guests will have a choice of playing bridge, mahjong, pinochle, or other games.
Donation is $30 per person. Please make checks payable to the Century Club. Deadline for paid reservations is March 25, 2016.
Please donate a dessert or raffle basket to this fund raiser. Please advise Maureen Pesavento of your donation.

Line Dancing Night with Gale Reers

Gale Reers has been country line dancing for over 20 years and started instructing several years ago in Beach Lake, PA at the Community Center. Loads of fun, Gale has been on the floor with everyone from teenagers to dancers over 70 years young. So come stomp and kick it up. And at the same time exercise your body and mind a little, too! April 4th from 6 to 8 pm in the Auditorium. Let us know if you plan to attend.

Shall We Dance?

Saturday, April 15th, 2016 – 6pm-10pm

Bring your dance shoes and friends and we’ll dance the night away to music provided by the well known DJ, Jack Martin and starting with an hour lesson by dance instructor, Debbie Koshinski­Urban from Step By Step Dance. Tickets $15. Reservations Call 570-342-0204.

Linda Ciampi, EOTC’s New Executive Director to Speak

Please come to the Century Club on Thursday, April 7 at 2:00 p.m. to hear Linda A. Ciampi, the new EOTC Executive Director, speak about EOTC. Renee Arledge, Century Club’s President, is taking Linda’s place as EOTC’S financial operations director in March.

Luncheons: Cards, Games, & Social

Luncheons will be held at noon on:

Monday, March 14th: A St. Patrick’s Day Celebration. Ham and Cabbage, Scalloped Potatoes, Green Beans, Irish Soda Bread, Cake, Coffee and Tea. After lunch there will be a Business Meeting with election of officers for the coming club year.

Monday April 18th: Salad, Chicken with Butter and Garlic Sauce, Mashed Potatoes, Sweet Glazed Carrots, Rolls, Ice Cream with Cookies, Coffee and Tea.

Reservations must be made by noon on the Thursday preceding the luncheon. Cost: $15.

Indian Classical Dance Presentation

We cordially invite our members and non members to attend The Kala School of Indian Classical Dance Presentation and Lecture on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 4:00 PM. Refreshments and socializing will follow and members are urged to attend. It will be a wonderful learning and entertaining event.
The days are longer now, the spring weather on its way­ – what better way to spend a Saturday afternoon than by educating oneself on the culture of a different country. So come on out and join us. Bring along your school-age children, grandchildren, teenagers and friends to enjoy this exciting new program promoting an ancient dance. It not only will provide for expanding our knowledge and brain power but also for wonderful conversations.
The Kala School of Indian Classical Dance based in Clarks Summit, PA was founded by Sujata Nair-Mulloth. Students of Kala Dance focus on flexibility, co-ordination, grace, poise and strength. Facial expression, rhythm, movements of the head, hand and eyes are all emphasized.
Sujata has given recitals worldwide since 1979 in Amsterdam, North Korea, Wales etc. She has taught in the United Kingdom and locally at Wilkes University and Keystone College. She was recently appointed by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts as a roster artist.
So please join us for this wonderful enriching and entertaining cultural event.
Reservations are appreciated. Please contact us to reserve your seat.

3-D Printing by Cole Hastings

Cole Hastings will join us Tuesday, March 22nd, at 7 PM to speak to us about 3-D Printing. Cole is a craft and furniture designer and 3-D printing entrepreneur and is currently completing his MFA in Studio Art at the Maine College of Art, Portland, Maine. He obtained his BFA in Furniture Design and Woodworking with a fine metals minor from Kutztown Uni­versity and is a former member of the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen and The Furniture Society. Owner/Designer of Cole Hastings he creates ‘home and office goods utilizing 3-D Printing, laser cutting and old school craft skills’. Cole is an adjunct professor at Johnson College.

Book Club News

The next Book Club selections are:

March 20th -The Romanov Sisters, by Helen Rappaport (2nd half of book)

April 17th -The Boston Girl, by Anita Diamond, and

May 22nd -The Boys in the Boat, by Daniel James Brown.

Please call Joan Lloyd to order books two months in advance. The Book Club meets at 2 PM in the Board Room.

Rosen Method Movement Intensive

April 14th to the 18th join Kate Shea and Jetta Van Hemert for a five day Rosen Movement Intensive at Marywood University in the Swartz Center for Spiritual Life. Rosen combines fun movements to good music, promotes joint health, natural alignment and ease of breath. Classes are Thursday through Monday, 1OAM to 4PM. Register by April 2nd by calling The Century Club. Space is limited. Fee: $150 made payable to The Century Club of Scranton. For more information call Ann Hawk at 570-341-7941.

Sondra Myers to Speak

On Thursday, March 31, at noon, Sondra myers will speak at the century Club.. Hep topic will be “A Cultural and Civic Journey – from Scranton to Rwanda”. A light lunch will be served, please give a donation toward the cost of the lunch. Reservation are necessary so we can prepare the food Please call 570- 342-0204 to make a reservation for the luncheon. The public is invited.

Joyce Hatala, Environmental Consultant, to Speak

On Monday, April 18, at 10:30 am, Joyce Hatala, of Joyce Hatala Associates, Environmental Consulting, will join us to talk about “Recycling and Environmental Sustainability’? Join us to hear this informative talk about environmental practices important today. Joyce was recently hired as a recycling consultant by the city to help improve its commercial and residential recycling program and to help increase grant funding to the city’s programs. She is a long time consultant on environmental issues and concerns.

Century Club Library News

Thanks to all who have been bringing in books for the library located in the basement. Do come down to browse and feel free to borrow any book that strikes your fancy. There is also a board located next to the bookshelves where you can recommend a book you’ve enjoyed.

It’s Treasure Time!!!

Too many glasses in your kitchen cabinet? Collectables collecting dust? Sick of those old “antiques”? Purses taking over your closet? Bored with some of your jewelry? Bring all of these items and more to the Century Club!! Put them in the basement to be sorted for our Treasures ? from the Attic Sale, April 30th from 9 AM to 3 PM, in the Auditorium.