Citizens Center announces weekly activities

Staff Writer
Glen Rose Reporter

Easter is just a couple weeks away and we will be celebrating with an Easter Egg Hunt at the Somervell County Citizens Center on Thursday, April 2. The center will be closed on Friday, April 3 in observance of Good Friday.

Have you done your spring cleaning yet? If so, you may want to rent a table for Swap & Shop to sell your unwanted items. You can rent a table for $5 and sell your items on the first Friday every month from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Come see us, you never know what you’ll find for sale!

The folks from Cherokee Rose Nursing & Rehab will be here on April 1 serving root beer floats at 12:30 p.m., so you’ll want to eat light that day and join us.

The next dance will be on Friday, March 27 featuring Truman, Hudson & Riggin, with a special appearance by fiddler, Bob Pritchard. Admission is $5 at the door. Light refreshments will be included. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the band starts at 7 p.m.

Winners of last week’s Forty Two tournament were: a tie for first between the teams of Billie Flanary and Tamra Black and Royce Stacy and Clark Stewart. There was also a tie for second place between the teams of Dorothy Jo Osborn and Loveda Swaim and Nancy Moore and Dortha Beck. Roy Mercer and James Kelley took third and Janelle Gartrell and Ann Parham took fourth. Others playing in the tournament were: Zula Hunter and John Psencik and Pat Thompson and Ted Jett.

Activities at the Citizens Center beginning March 30 include:

Monday – Chess and Bingo.

Tuesday – Wood carving and Wii bowling.

Wednesday – Forty-Two tournament, utility assistance from Texas Neighborhood Services and blood sugar testing by Cherokee Rose.

Thursday – AARP tax preparation, chess and David’s shopping.

Friday – Swap & Shop, Bingo and Brookshire’s shopping.

Besides the scheduled activities, there are games, puzzles, Forty-Two and visiting going on every day.

If you know anyone who may need meals, transportation, an emergency response system, medical equipment, Food Stamp (SNAP), Medicaid or Food Bank applications, utility assistance applications or any other senior oriented services, please call or come by the center.

Remember that you don’t have to be a senior to come and enjoy all of our activities or eat lunch with us. Don’t forget to visit our website at for menus, activities, articles, links to other sites and lots of pictures or “like” our Facebook page “Somervell Citizens’ Center.” For more information, call the center at 254-897-2139, or stop by!


Monday – Sauerkraut and wieners, garden salad, navy beans, cornbread and fruit cocktail.

Tuesday – Beef pot pie, green lima beans, garden salad, wheat bread and pineapple tidbits.

Wednesday – Baked chicken, new potatoes, green beans, roll and chocolate tarts.

Thursday – Pinto beans with sausage, turnip greens, beets, cornbread and apple crisp.

Friday – Closed for Good Friday.

Coffee, tea and/or 2 percent milk are provided daily.