It is with a heavy heart that we close our doors. We know so many members in our community look to us for assistance. However, given the national crisis we feel this is the best way to keep you and our staff safe. We will reopen our doors as soon as possible. Please watch our Facebook page for updates. Stay safe and we hope this difficult time passes quickly!

Upcoming Special Events

The Senior Center hosts a number of events each month. Details on specific events are included below the calendar. Click here for more information on our trips.

SOMETHING NEW: WALKING CLUB!

Watch for details!

Be on the lookout for the newest happening at the WCSC! We are so excited to be able to offer some indoor exercise for those who need a little extra get-up and go in their daily routine. Our halls (the path) will be mapped out and marked with the distance in steps/miles. Join in on the fun!

Free Crochet and Knitting Classes

12:30 p.m. every Monday

Must bring 4-ply yarn for either class. For knitting – bring a #9 needle, and for crochet – bring a G hook.

Foot Clinic

8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 4

Foot care will be available for all senior citizens. For appointments call Fancy Feet at 815-213-0324 Cost $25. They will soak your feet, trim your toenails, and give you a fabulous foot massage.

Yoga

9-10 a.m. every Thursday

All levels welcome! Bring your own mat. $25 membership required.

Veterans Coffee

10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 12

Open to all veterans the second Thursday of every month. Free coffee and conversation. Charisse, SW from VA clinic, will be here to answer any questions you might have about the VA clinics.

Sauk Computer User Group

1 p.m. Saturday, March 14

Sauk Computer Users Group will meet at 1 p.m. for a question- and-answer time.

Price Is Right

10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 18

Come play Price is Right game and guess the price of an item and take that item home. Price is Right is sponsored by Heritage Woods.

TRIAD

12:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 18

Come and join this group that is all about senior citizen safety. This group is composed of public safety, community agencies and senior citizens. Everyone welcome!

Euchre Tournament

1 p.m. Sunday, March 22

Sign-in is 12:30 p.m. Cost is $5 per entry and 25 cents a set, with a 100 percent payback. There will also be a 50-50 drawing.

Brain Health Class

12:30-2:30 p.m. Thursday, March 26

Karla Belzer from the University of Illinois extension will help us better understand our brain! She will go over information related to brain health research as well as fun and interesting strategies and exercises to challenge ourselves as we age. Come and join this fun and free event!

Medicare Choices’ Class

12:30 p.m. Thursday, March 26

Are you new to Medicare and in need of help navigating your choices? The WCSC Outreach Department will be hosting their "Medicare Choices"’" class in the Big Room. We welcome those that are new to Medicare, caregivers of those that are new to Medicare, and beneficiaries that have been on Medicare but are in need of a simplified explanation on the parts of Medicare. There is no charge to attend. Please call in advance to get signed up at 815-622-9230, ext. 194.

Free Shredding Events in April

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 20 at the Whiteside County Senior Center
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 24 at the Fulton Police Department

The Whiteside County TRIAD will offer two free shred events in April. This is a wonderful opportunity for you to safely dispose of sensitive items. Each household will be allowed to bring two boxes of paper items to be shredded. This event was made possible through a grant from Age Options. Illinois Senior Medicare Patrol encourages you to detect potential fraud errors and abuse; report suspected fraud errors, and abuse; and protect yourself against Medicare fraud. So, drive up and drop-off at this shred event!