1901 Tom Merwin Drive
PO Box 376
Mendota, IL 61342
Call Us at 815-539-7700, 815-539-9673, or 1-800-535-5970
Welcome to Mendota Area Senior Services

  We are here for you, you are here for us!  Each day is a treasure.
Serving:
Adams•Earl•Freedom•Mendota•Meriden
Mission•Northville•Ophir•Serena•Troy Grove
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Special Events:
AT A GLANCE  - Extra Special Happenings
Thursday, May 23rd.....................................Simply Spring Butterfly Exhibit
Thursday & Friday, June 6th & 7th................Garage and Bake Sale
Thursday June 13th.....................................Exploring Utica
Friday, June 14th.........................................Father's Day Celebration
Thursday, June 20th....................................Kiss the Critter Fundraiseer
Wednesday, June 26th.................................50+ Anniversary Party
Saturday, July 13th......................................Nightengales Fundraiser for MASS
Thursday, July 19th.....................................Dog Days of Summer

MONDAY, MAY 20 ~ ​KISS THE CRITTER KICK-OFF
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THURSDAY, MAY 23 ~ SIMPLY SPRING BUTTERFLY EXHIBIT
Celebrate the arrival of spring at Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens located in Rockford, IL. As you experience the magical world of butterflies, enjoy being surrounded by live butterflies in the tropical conservatory! See the whole butterfly life cycle in action as you view butterflies emerging from their chrysalis in the emergence area. Experience the beauty of native and exotic tropical butterflies!

Transportation cost is $14/person. Admission price and lunch are on your own. The garden admission cost is $8.00/Adults and $6.00/Seniors over 65. We will leave MASS at 9:00 AM, enjoy the Conservatory & Gardens and then head to Jason’s Deli for lunch. Return time is approximately 2:30 PM. Call MASS at 815-539-7700 to reserve your seat.

THURSDAY, JUNE 6 & FRIDAY, JUNE 7 ~ MASS GARAGE SALE & BAKE SALE​
Mark your calendars!!!
The MASS Annual Spring Garage Sale will be on Thursday, June 6th from 3:00 - 6:00 PM
 & on Friday, June 7th from 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM. 
Bake Sale will be held on Friday. 
  If you have any items you would like to donate, they may be brought to the MASS office beginning on Monday, June 3rd through Wednesday, June 5th. Check those closets, garages and basements for all those hidden treasures that you no longer need. If you can help us by donating baked goods, please call the MASS office at 815-539-7700 to sign up. Baked goods may be brought in on Thursday, June 6th.
**Please note** Due to preparation and set up, regularly scheduled MASS events will be canceled for the week of June 3, 2019.
Thank You for your understanding!


THURSDAY, JUNE 13 ~ EXPLORING UTICA
We are going to explore in our own backyard ~ Utica, IL! First stop will be Skoog’s Pub & Grill where you will enjoy a delicious lunch. Then it’s on to August Hill Winery for wine tasting and shopping. From there we’re on the move to Clarks Run Creek and Antiques where you will enjoy their newest summer drink ~ ‘Peach Fuzz Sherbet’ and spend a little shopping time. Boarding the bus again we travel on to Starved Rock Café for a sampling of homemade fudge. We leave MASS at 11:00 AM for our adventure and arrive back with our treasures around 3:30 PM. The cost of $25 includes wine tasting at August Hill and your Peach Fuzz drink. Lunch and shopping are on your own. Seats are limited so call 815-539-7700 for reservations soon!


FRIDAY, JUNE 14 ~ `BREWS & BAGS ~ A CELEBRATION OF FATHER'S DAY
MASS will host a Father’s Day Celebration for dads of all ages on Friday, June 14, 2019 in the Feik Senior Parlor at the Mendota Civic Center. Starting at 1:00 PM, we will serve a variety of snacks and beverages for you to enjoy. Entertainment will begin at 1:30 PM followed by a little friendly bag competition. RSVPs are requested by Wednesday, June 12th. Call 815-539-7700 to make reservations. 


WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26 ~ 50th PLUS ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
Our annual 50 Years Plus Anniversary Party is scheduled for Wednesday, June 26th at 1 PM in the Feik Senior Parlor. If you and your spouse are celebrating 50 or more years of marriage during 2019, we would love for you to attend. Each couple is asked to bring a wedding picture or anniversary photo and a story to share. Please call 539-7700 to register.   


SATURDAY, JULY 13 ~ NIGHTENGALES FUNDRAISER FOR MASS
  Nightengales Thrift Shop in Mendota is hosting a “MASS” day at the store on Saturday, July 13th,  with all monies made that day donated to MASS. Shopping hours are from 10 AM ~ 4 PM. This is a great opportunity to help both organizations out and find some great bargains. We will need eight volunteers to work 2-hour shifts. If you can help, please call us at 815-539-7700.


THURSDAY, JULY 19 ~ DOG DAYS OF SUMMER
Please join us on Thursday, July 19th at 2 PM as we swelter through the Dog Days of Summer. Come in out of the heat and enjoy some good times with your friends and neighbors. Play a board game or two, then reward yourself with an old-fashioned ice cream sundae. Great creative ~ we will have the ice cream and an assortment of toppings for you.