Senior Center news
Published 6:11 pm, Wednesday, November 10, 2010
BRIDGEWATER SENIOR CENTER
Tuesdays: Senior van, 9 a.m-1 p.m. and by appointment by calling Bob Brown at 860-354-4190. Computer Group, 10 a.m. Quilters, 1 p.m. VNA blood pressure and sugar screenings, 1-2 p.m. (second Tuesday of each month).
Wednesdays: Mah Jongg, 1 p.m. every other week (usually first and third Wednesday; call to confirm dates).
Thursdays: Senior van, 10 a.m-4 p.m. Coffee hour, 10-11 a.m.
Fridays: Poker, 10 a.m. Canasta, 1 p.m.
The Hut Hill Road center is open Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, call 860-355-3090.
KENT SENIOR CENTER
Mondays: center opens at 10:30 a.m. for games, cards, Bingo, Wii sports; meal program served at 12:30 p.m., suggested donation of $3, reservations required by calling 860-927-3403.
Tuesdays: Retired Old Men Eating Out (ROMEO), 8:30 a.m., The Villager Restaurant, Main Street, newcomers are welcome. Handwork group, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Wednesdays: center opens at 10:30 a.m. for games, cards, Bingo, Wii sports, meal program served at 12:30 p.m., suggested donation of $3, reservations required by calling 860-927-3403; blood pressure screening, monthly on the first Wednesday, 1-2 p.m.
Thursdays: Library Bridge Group at senior center, 1:15-4 p.m., some experience needed.
Fridays: Center opens at 11:30 a.m. Luncheon, noon. Provided by The Kent, along with Kent, Marvelwood and South Kent schools. Activities follow most luncheons. $2. Pre-registration required by calling 860-927-4627 by Thursday at noon.
Senior suppers: Daily, 4-6 p.m. At New Milford Hospital, 21 Elm St., New Milford. $5/person. Reservations are required by the day before at 2 p.m. by calling 860-210-7470. Next bus trip Dec. 15.
Activities are held at the Kent Senior Center on Swift Lane, unless otherwise noted. For more information, call 860-927-1003.
Mondays: Handwork Circle, 10 a.m. Beginners bridge, 10:30 a.m. VIP Support Group (third Monday each month), 10 a.m. Mah Jongg, 12:30 p.m. Monday Bingo, 12:40 p.m.
Tuesdays: Carving Group, 9:30 a.m. Creative Cards with Sue (second Tuesday each month), 9:30 a.m. Yoga with Kristin, 9:45 a.m. Senior Singers (first Tuesday each month), 10 a.m. "Conversations on Diabetes" (third Tuesday each month), 10 a.m. Exercise with Kathy, 11 a.m. Hearing Impaired Support Group (first Tuesday each month), 12:45 p.m. Scrabble, 1 p.m. Quilt Circle, 1 p.m. Book discussion (fourth Tuesday each month), 1 p.m.
Wednesdays: Blood draws (third Wednesday each month), 8:30-10:30 a.m. Zumba Gold, 9:30 a.m. Storytime with Children's Center (second Wednesday), 10 a.m. New Milford VNA blood pressure screening and pre-diabetes screening, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Books from New Milford Public Library (first Wednesday each month), 11:30 a.m. Bridge Group, 12:30 p.m. Alzheimer's Couples Social Group (fourth Wednesday each month except July), 1 p.m. Special bingo (first Wednesday of each month), 1 p.m.
Thursdays: Computer class, 9 a.m. Fun with Spanish (first and third Thursday each month), 9:15 a.m. Tai Chi, 9:45 a.m. Writing Group (first and third Thursday each month), 10 a.m. Bible discussion (second Thursday each month), 10 a.m. Exercise with Kathy, 11 a.m. Bridge Group, 12:30 p.m.
Fridays: Ask An Attorney (fourth Wednesday each month), 9 a.m. Odd Fellows men's breakfast (second Friday), 9 a.m. Mah Jongg, 9:30 a.m. Yoga with Dina, 10:30 a.m. Bridge Group, 1 p.m. Wii bowling, 1 p.m. Going Solo (second Friday each month), 2:30 p.m.
Reverse mortgage workshop: Nov. 16, 10 a.m.
"Nutrition and Oral Health": Nov. 18, 11:30 a.m.
Birthday party: Nov. 18, 12:15 p.m.
Alzheimer's Awareness gallery: "Connecticut Faces of Alzheimer's": Nov. 19, 10:30 a.m.
For more information, visit the 40 Main St. center or call 860-355-6075.
Tuesdays: Soup's On Lunch by Friends of Roxbury Senior Center, noon-1 p.m. (except Nov. 23 and 30). Healthy Eating classes, 2 p.m.
Wednesdays: Computer supportive services, 10:30 a.m. Free blood pressure screening, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Lunch Bunch Book Discussion Group, 12:30 p.m. Exercises, 2 p.m. Call for details.
Wednesdays and Saturdays: Piano lessons, morning. Call for details.
Computer lessons: Call for details.
For more information, call the 7 South St. center at 860-210-0056.
Mondays: Walking Group, 9 a.m., at the Sherman track when the temperature is 20 degrees or warmer and no ice. Call ahead. Pinochle card games, noon-4 p.m.
Tuesdays: Exercise with Wii, 9:30 a.m. Gentle yoga at JCC, 10:30 a.m. Senior Dine (last Tuesday each month), 11 a.m., in Bethel. Bridge card games, 1 p.m. Shopping, call for a ride.
Wednesdays: Walking Group, 9 a.m., at the Sherman track when the temperature is 20 degrees or warmer and no ice. Call ahead. Pinochle card games, noon-4 p.m. Trip to mall (first Wednesday each month), call at least two days ahead of time to make arrangements. Trip to Shop Rite and Kohls (third Wednesday each month), call at least two days ahead of time to make arrangements.
Thursdays: Exercise with Wii, 9:30 a.m. Shopping, call for a ride.
Fridays: Walking Group, 9 a.m., at the Sherman track when the temperature is 20 degrees or warmer and no ice. Call ahead. Gentle yoga at JCC, 10:30 a.m. Senior Dine, 11 a.m., at American Pie, Sherman Center.
Ongoing: Computers. Open to all seniors.
SPTO Thanksgiving luncheon: Nov. 17, 1 p.m. Free. For more information and RSVP, call 860-354-2414.
Coffee & Conversations: Nov. 22: "Animal Therapy," 10:30 a.m. "Elder Safety," 10:30 a.m. "Winter Blahs," 10:30 a.m. Screening of "To Dance with the White Dog," 10:30 a.m.
Holiday party: Dec. 9, noon. At The Hearth, Route 7, Brookfield. $20.
Holiday drive and lunch at Gaylordsville Diner: Dec. 15. Call for details.
Trip to see a movie and dine at Applebees: Dec. 21. Call for details.
International potluck and sing-along: Jan. 31, noon-2 p.m. Snow date, Feb. 2. To RSVP, call 860-354-2414.
For more information, call the Sherman Center facility at 860-354-2414 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
WARREN PRIME TIMERS
Mondays: Cards and games, 1-4 p.m.
Tuesdays: Cards and games, 1-4 p.m.
Wednesdays: Blood pressure testing (first Wednesday each month), 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Cards and games, 1-4 p.m.
Prime Timers Christmas party: Dec. 1, noon.
The above programs are held in the Warren Academy on Sackett Hill Road, unless otherwise noted.
WASHINGTON SENIOR CENTER
Schedule unavailable at press time.
For more information, call the Bryan Hall Plaza center at 860-868-0735.