Senior Center news
Published 5:11 pm, Wednesday, January 16, 2013
BRIDGEWATER SENIOR CENTER
Tuesdays: Walking group, 9:30 a.m.(spring and summer only). Computer Club 1, 10 a.m. to noon. Social worker available for questions, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Silver Needles (quilters), 1-4 p.m. VNA blood pressure (second Tuesday each month), 1-2 p.m.
Wednesdays: Tai chi, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Mah-jongg, 1 p.m. (call to confirm dates).
Thursdays: Coffee hour, 10-11 a.m. (unless special event is planned).
Fridays: Poker, 10 a.m. Canasta, 1 p.m.
Trips are open to non-Bridgewater residents.
Screenings of "Carol Burnett" show: Jan. 24, Feb. 14 and 28, 6:30 p.m. Transportation available for those who do not drive at night.
Flex Appeal: Six-week course starts Jan. 28, 11 a.m. Class does not meet Feb. 18.
Screening of "Second Hand Lions": Feb. 7, 1 p.m.
Lunch: Feb. 14, noon. With chef John Marsh.
Trip to see Irish Tenors: March 13, 8 p.m. concert. Warner Theatre, Torrington. Dinner to precede show. Bus will depart from senior center lot.
Senior van: Available Mondays-Fridays. Call for details.
The senior center, on Hut Hill Road, 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 or visit www.bridgewatertownhall.org.
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.
Tuesday: ROMEO (Retired Old Men Eating Out), 8:30 a.m., the Villager Restaurant, Main Street, newcomers are welcome; senior center open 1-4 p.m. for library bridge group, some experience needed; card players welcome also.
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: Art group, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Library bridge group at senior center, 1:15-4 p.m., some experience needed.
Fridays: Center opens at 11:30 a.m.; Senior Friday Lunch at noon; activities (September-June only).
Valentine's luncheon: Feb. 13 at noon, $3. Reservations required by Feb. 4 by calling 860-927-3403.
Senior suppers: Daily, 4-6 p.m. At New Milford Hospital, 21 Elm St. $5. Senior supper card required; cards available through the Park and Rec office. Reservations are required by the day before at 2 p.m. by calling 860-210-7470.
Bus to Torrington: Service to Torrington or Danbury. Picks up on the second Tuesday of the month for shopping, lunch, medical appointments, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Reservations required by calling 866-906-7433.
Activities are 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. Mexican train dominoes (first Monday each month), 10:30 a.m. VIP Support Group (third Monday each month), 10 a.m. Mah-jongg, 12:30 p.m.
Tuesdays: Carving Group, 9:30 a.m. Senior Singers (first Tuesday each month), 10 a.m. Exercise with Kathy, 11 a.m. Scrabble, 12:30 p.m. Quilt Circle, 1 p.m. Book discussion (fourth Tuesday each month), 1 p.m.
Wednesdays: Blood pressure screening with NMVNA, 10:30-11:30a.m. Yoga with Kristin, 9:45 a.m. Story time with Children's Center (second Wednesday each month), 10 a.m. Pinochle, 10 a.m. Books from New Milford Public Library (first Wednesday each month), 11:15 a.m. Bridge Group, 12:30 p.m. Bingo, 12:40 p.m. Alzheimer's Couples Social Group (fourth Wednesday each month), 1 p.m. Special bingo (fourth Wednesday of each month), 1 p.m. New Milford Hospital senior suppers, 5 p.m. (second and fourth Fridays).
Thursdays: Tai chi, 9:45 a.m. Bible discussion (second Thursday each month), 10 a.m. beginner bridge, 10 a.m. Writing Group (first and third Thursday each month), 10 a.m. Exercise with Kathy, 11 a.m. Fun with Spanish (first and third Thursdays each month), 11 a.m. Bridge Group, 12:15 p.m. Beginner Wii bowling, 1 p.m.
Fridays: Mah-jongg, 9:30 a.m. Ask An Attorney (fourth Friday each month), 9:30 a.m. Yoga with Kristin, 10:45 a.m. Wii bowling, noon. Bridge Group, 1 p.m. Going Solo (second Friday each month), 2:30 p.m.
The New Milford Senior Center offers regular activities to people in New Milford. For more information, visit the 40 Main St. center or call 860-355-6075.
Tuesdays: Senior aerobics, 10 a.m.
Wednesdays: Computer supportive services, 10:30 a.m. Free blood pressure screening, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Strengthening exercises class, 2:15 p.m. Call for details.
Thursdays: Senior aerobics, 10 a.m. Silver Threads (knitting and handicrafts group), 10:30 a.m.-noon.
Fridays: Yoga, 10-11:30 a.m.
The Roxbury Senior Center, located in the old Town Hall at 7 South St., is open Tuesdays through Fridays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, call 860-210-0056.
Mondays: Walking Group, 9 a.m., at the Sherman track. Call ahead to confirm. Pinochle card games, noon-4 p.m.
Tuesdays: Bridge card games, 1 p.m. Shopping, call for a ride.
Wednesdays: Walking Group, 9 a.m., at the Sherman track. Call ahead to confirm. Wii, 10:30 a.m.-noon. 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.
Thursdays: Shopping, call for a ride. Trip to Shop Rite and Stew Leonard's (third Thursday each month), call at least two days ahead of time to make arrangements.
Fridays: Walking Group, 9 a.m., at the Sherman track. Call ahead to confirm. Gentle yoga at JCC, 10:40 a.m. Senior Dine, 11 a.m., at American Pie, Sherman Center.
Ongoing: Computers. Open to all seniors.
Art appreciation day: Jan. 28: Toulouse-Lauteres. 10:30 a.m.
Trips to Applebee's and Loews: Jan. 29.
International potluck: Jan. 28, noon. Snow date, Jan. 30.
The Sherman Renaissance Center is in Sherman Center. For more information and activity location, call 860-354-2414 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
WARREN PRIME TIMERS
Schedule unavailable at press time.
WASHINGTON SENIOR CENTER
Exercises: Jan. 18, 22-25, 28-30, 9 a.m.
Zumba Gold: Jan. 23 and 30, 9:15 a.m.
Van to mall: Date to be announced for February.
Bridge: Jan. 22 and 29, 1:30 p.m.
Senior pilates: Jan. 24, 10:30 a.m.
The Senior Center is lin Bryan Memorial Plaza. For more information, call 860-868-0735.