Lunch is served daily from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and is open to everyone. The cost is $6 for those younger than 60; a $3.50 donation is requested for those over 60. Call 679-4746 to order take-out for 25 cents more.
Wednesday, April 11: Thai chicken over rice with kale blend, meadow-blend vegetables, egg roll, Mary Lee’s dump cake. Thursday, April 12: open-face pork tenderloin, mashed potatoes and gravy, California-blend vegetables, fresh-baked roll, apple cake. Friday, April 13: fried fish, brown beans, coleslaw, cornbread, peach cobbler. Monday, April 16: country-fried steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, tomatoes and zucchini, homestyle biscuit, pumpkin cake. Tuesday, April 17: meatloaf, Gouda mac & cheese, green beans, fresh-baked roll, peach cake. Wednesday, April 18: breakfast for lunch, biscuits and gravy, sausage, eggs, banana pudding. Thursday, April 19: stuffed peppers, mashed potatoes and gravy, salad, fresh-baked roll, gooey cake.
Wednesday, April 11: Think First with Cox Trauma 12:30 p.m. Thursday, April 12: Crafters corner 10 a.m., bingo 1 p.m., music jam session 6 p.m. Friday, Aril 13: National Peach Cobbler Day, arthritis exercise class 1 p.m. Monday, April 16: Advanced directives workshop with Oxford 11 a.m., arthritis exercise class 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 18: Grace foot clinic; call 679-4746 for an appointment. Belltone hearing aid clinic 1 p.m., board meeting 1 p.m. Thursday, April 19: photo booth 11 a.m., bingo 1 p.m., jam session 6 p.m.
OATS transportation is available to the entire county and is available to anyone regardless of age, income, disability, race, gender, religion or national origin. If you don’t see your area listed, call driver Angela Pleasant, 417-343-0573, for help arranging your ride. For rides from Bakersfield, Caulfield and Dora, call Jean Lawing, 284-7377; from Theodosia and Gainesville, call Mary Piepergerdes, 679-4142.To arrange rides to Springfield, call Lawing or Pleasant.
This is the schedule for the rest of April: Every Thursday of the month, Caulfield and Bakersfield go to West Plains. Monday, April 16: Caulfield and Bakersfield go to Mountain Home, Arkansas. Tuesday, April 17: Theodosia and Gainesville go to Mountain Home. Tuesday, April 24: The whole county goes to Gainesville. The food pantry will be open this day at a special time for OATS riders only. Saturday, April 28: Fearless Aging Expo in Springfield. Monday, April 30: Pontiac goes to Branson.