SENIOR CENTER SERVICES Superior Senior Center located at 360 West Main Street, Superior, offers meals in the center for a suggested donation of $2 for persons 60 or older, or those who have a disability. The price of a meal for those under 60 is $4. The meals are served at noon. If anyone needs transportation to or from the center, the suggested donation is $1 for those 60 or older. The price is $1 mandatory for those under 60. We ask that you call by 7:30 a.m. to ensure that your ride is provided for you and to verify your location. If you have any questions regarding the Senior Center and services, please call 520-689-5182.
THRIFT STORE The Superior Seniors have a thrift store which takes clean, gently used items to sell. The hours of operation are 9 a.m. to noon. The store is adjacent to the Senior Center. Please come in and browse the selection of household items, books and clothing.
JFK PRESCHOOL John F. Kennedy Elementary Preschool is now accepting applications for the 2012 – 2013 school year. Children must be four years of age by September 1 and parents/guardians will need to provide proof of income, the child’s birth certificate, and immunization records. Applications are available at JFK Elementary School, 1500 Sunset Drive, Superior. For questions please call 520-689-3039.
SUPERIOR ZUMBA CLASSES Attend Zumba classes with Ericka Real Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-7 p.m. at the Kennedy Elementary Multipurpose Room behind the front building. Class is free, but donations are welcome. Call 520-827-1163 for more information.
SUPERIOR LIBRARY HOURS Beginning August 20, library hours at the Superior Public Library will be Monday – Thursday from noon – 6 p.m.; and closed on Friday.
SUPERIOR HEAD START PRESCHOOL Superior Head Start Preschool is gearing up for the new school year 2012-2013. Applications are being accepted for 3 and 4 year old children. Head Start is a federal program for preschool at-risk children and children with disabilities. Head Start Preschool, which is provided through Pinal/Gila Community Child Services (PGCCS), promotes school readiness for children and families, provides a variety of educational, mental health, nutrition and health activities to meet special needs. Children receive free healthy meals, work indoors and outdoors in a safe setting with qualified staff. If qualify, children may also receive free medical and dental care. Children must be three years old by August 31. Families must income qualify and have proof of guardianship. Call 689-2812 for more information or stop by at 150 Lobb Avenue in Superior, Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
VFW BINGO VFW Bingo Post 3584, Superior, will be restarting Bingo on Oct. 5. Jackpot prize will be $1,000, starting with 48 numbers and progressing numbers of one every week, until won.
CHURCH OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD On Sat., Oct. 6 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., bring well-behaved animals, leashed or caged, for an animal blessing at the Church of the Good Shepherd as part of the Oktoberfest celebration in Kearny. Pictures may be brought, instead, if the animals can’t come.
FUNDRAISER DANCE Come cut a rug at the Steve Lopez and Joey Lopez Memorial Benefit Fundraiser Dance in the Los Hermanos Ballroom, Superior on October 7, Sunday. Dinner is from 2-4 p.m. and the dance will be from 4-8 p.m. There will be music provided by Angie Gomez with the Powerdrive Band, Los Guys, and Superior All Stars Band. This event, emceed by RC (Potts) Chavez, costs $10 to attend and includes dinner.
PUBLIC SQUARE ROSARY CAMPAIGN Sat., Oct. 13, at 9 a.m. there will be a Rosary rally at the corner of Highway 177 and Giffin Ave., Winkelman. Please bring a lawn chair. There will be a potluck brunch following at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Hayden. Everyone welcome.
VFW #3584 MEMBERSHIP DRIVE The VFW 3584 George E. Truman Post is having a membership drive, and, seeking family members of veterans to join the Ladies Auxiliary and men to start a Men’s Auxiliary. In March, 2012, they will be having their 75th anniversary celebration. Anyone interested in joining should contact the Post.
WALL OF HONOR VFW Post 3584 is seeking photos of veterans and military personnel to be displayed at the VFW Post 3584 of Superior, Arizona. Past veterans, be it you or your husband, wife, father, mother, aunt, uncle, any relative or friend, we want to honor all veterans. To donate photos to be placed on the Wall of Honor, contact Debbie at 689-5820 or Rene at 689-2428 or any member of the Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post 3584 of Superior, Arizona.