Activities are held at the PSOP Center, 201 N. Church St., Belleville.
PSOP now has a ping pong table that can be used from 2 - 4 p.m. any day, except Tuesday, in the Activities Room on the lower level. Get your paddles from the Activities office.
Wednesday, May 15, 1 p.m.
Bring an old lamp to the Activity Room and make a birdbath out of it. Call for reservations to ensure adequate supplies are on hand.
Thursday, May 16, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Take a one-day trip to Evansville, Ind. for a fun outing at the Casino Aztar! You will get $8 in slot play and a free lunch buffet. Call for reservations. Please have your driver's license number, expiration date and emergency contact information with you when you call or come in to register for this trip. Cost per person: $30 includes motor coach transportation, $8 in slot play and lunch buffet. Pickup for this trip is the West End Schnucks, Belleville.
Mondays, 2 - 4 p.m.
Pronounced “we”, this home video game is a fun way to get together with your friends and play baseball, golf, bowling, etc. by using a hand-held remote and television screen. You’ll get a little stretching exercise and a lot of fun when playing. After a little practice, you’ll even be able to impress your kids and grandkids with your knowledge when they talk about their Wii! The game and flat-screen television are located in the Activity Room, lower level, at PSOP. For more information, call 618-234-4410, ext. 7016.
Tuesdays, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
If you like to play Contract Bridge in a casual atmosphere, this is your place to be. Stay and have lunch at 11:30 a.m. for $4. Join table games right after lunch for a nice eventful day. For lunch reservations, call 618-234-4410, ext. 7015, then press 2.
Thursday, May 9, 10 a.m.
This month's book will be "The Art of Racing in the Rain" by Garth Stein. The discussion leader is Lu Welsch.
Tuesdays, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
First Tuesday of the month is sponsored by Crescent Home Health.
Third Tuesday of the month is sponsored by Memorial Hospital .
Fourth Tuesday of the month is sponsored by Willowcreek Rehab & Nursing Center.
Enjoy a nice afternoon with table games and prizes. Cards are 25 cents each. Game starts at noon. Lunch is optional, but you won't want to miss it. We have great lunches cooked right here with scrumptious desserts, all for $4. For lunch reservations, call 618-234-4410, ext. 7015, then press 2.
Wednesdays, 1:30 - 3 p.m.
Our instructor, Carol Schwartz, will show you new line dances and techniques each week. This is a great group to dance with, so sliiiide on over. Cost is $2 per session.
Mondays, 10 - 11:30 a.m.
This class will be taught by Roger Schmidt. Beginners as well as seasoned players are welcome. There is no cost for the class, but let us know you are coming. Class will be held in the Discussion Room. Call 618-234-4410, ext. 7016 for reservations.
Tuesdays, 1:30 p.m. and Thursday, 9 a.m.
Whether you are just learning or a seasoned player, these are nice groups for you.
May 2 - Table Games, sponsored by St. Clair County Medical Alliance Society
May 9 - Table Games
May 16 - Lunch with the Doc
May 23 - Dominoes
May 30 - Table Games, sponsored by St. Clair County Medical Alliance Society
Enjoy a nice afternoon with table games and prizes at 11:30 a.m. Cards are 25 cents each. Please call 618-234-4410, ext. 7015, then press 4, before noon on Wednesday for lunch reservations. Lunch will be provided by the St. Clair County Office on Aging for $4 per person. Lunch reservations are required.
Wednesday, May 8 at 9 a.m.
Meet at Cracker Barrel, 3160 Green Mount Crossing Drive in Shiloh. Call for reservations.
Mondays, 8:30 a.m., check in
Tee-off at 9 a.m. Join the PSOP Golfers for a fun, or frustrating, morning depending on how you play! Cost is $7 to play, $4 for cart rental. Yorktown Golf Course is located at 300 Goalby Drive off Lebanon Road in Belleville. Call Lovey Veath at 618-416-5825 for more information.
Thursday, May 23, 5 p.m.
Meet at Smokey Bones, 6118 N. Illinois St., Fairview Heights. Call for reservations at 618-234-4410, ext. 7042.
Friday, May 10, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The speaker will be Babe Champion, Granite City High School Hall of Fame baseball coach, former pro-scout, prep and collegiate basketball referee and major college football official. The cost is $6 for lunch. Reservations are required.
Wednesday, June 12, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Start the day watching "Flight of the Butterflies" at the OMNIMAX Theater in the St. Louis Science Center. What could be better than watching butterflies on a five-story, 79-foot diameter screen? Find out when you get to Faust Park and see beautiful live butterflies surrounding you at the Butterfly House! Lunch (on your own) will be at Mimi's Cafe, known for fresh, homemade food, or The Old Spaghetti Factory. Cyberg's, Babbos and Red Lobster are also within walking distance. Cost: $40 per person and includes motor coach transportation, entrance to "Flight of the Butterflies" at the OMNIMAX Theater and entrance to the Butterfly House. Lunch is on your own. Pickup location is PSOP.
Thursday, May 30, 7:45 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Immerse yourself in Amish culture to get a glimpse of what it would be like to live in a different world. Enjoy a meal, prepared by Amish women in a real Amish home. This meal is complete with fried chicken, homemade bread, hearty sides and pies! Then, head to Rockome Gardens where you can view spring flower beds as well as rock gardens. Visit the Blacksmith’s Shop, Sarah’s General Store, Elvin’s Ice Cream Shop, an original one-room schoolhouse, and the official Raggedy Ann and Andy Gift Shop. The creator of these dolls was born and raised in Arcola. Visit the cheese factory, purchase homemade baked goods and candy. We’ll also stop at Beachy’s Bulk Foods, a popular Amish grocery store with unique foods and other Amish items. Cost: $65 per person and includes motorcoach transportation, Amish meal and entrance to Rockome Gardens. Pickup location is the West End Schnuck’s parking lot.
Tuesday, June 18, 4 - 8 p.m.
Hop on the bus for this month's Dine Around! Pioneer's Cabin, located in Percy, IL, is known for family-style meals. Enjoy fried chicken, catfish, sides, salad, flower pot bread, a beverage and a wonderful dessert! Cost: $42 per person and includes motor coach transportation, dinner, taxes and gratuities.
Sept. 30 to Oct. 4, 2013
$495 per person double. Includes: 4 nights lodging, 8 meals: 4 breakfasts and 4 dinners, guided tour of Smoky Mountains National Park, 4 Evening Shows, 1 Morning Show and free time in Historic Downtown Gatlinburg. For itinerary call (618) 234-4410, Ext. 7021 or 7042.