senior center news
Published 11:13 pm, Tuesday, September 9, 2014
BRIDGEWATER SENIOR CENTER
Mondays: Chair yoga, 10:30 a.m. starting Sept. 22.
Tuesdays: Computer group, 10 a.m. Dawn MacNutt visits, 9 a.m.-1 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, 1-4 p.m. (call to confirm dates).
Thursdays: Coffee hour, 10:30 a.m.
Fridays: Poker, 10 a.m. Canasta, 1 p.m.
Wine and cheese party: Sept. 13, 4-7 p.m. $25/person.
Program about scams and frauds: Sept. 17, 11 a.m. With Home Care Advantage and the Connecticut Business Bureau.
Birthday social: Sept. 18, 1 p.m.
Comedy night: Sept. 25, 6:30 p.m. Screening of "Johnny Carson Show."
KENT SENIOR CENTER
Mondays: Center opens at 10:30 a.m. for games, cards, bingo, Wii sports; meal program at 12:30 p.m., suggested donation $3, reservations required by calling 860-927-3403.
Tuesdays: ROMEO (Retired Old Men Eating Out), 8:30 a.m. The Villager Restaurant, Main Street, newcomers welcome.
Wednesdays: Center opens at 10:30 a.m. for games, cards, bingo, Wii sports; meal program at 12:30 p.m., suggested donation $3, reservations required by calling 860-927-3403; blood pressure screening, monthly on the first Wednesdays, 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.; Senior Friday Lunch at noon, $2; activities (September-June only); Wellness Clinic for all ages (fourth Friday each month), 1-2 p.m.
Seasonal flu clinic: Sept. 24. Seniors, 10-11 a.m. Any age, 11 a.m.-noon. At town hall.
Bus to Torrington: Second Tuesday each month for shopping, lunch, medical appointments and more between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. in Torrington. Medical appointments should be made between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Reservations are required by calling 1-866-906-7433.
Activities take place at the Kent Senior Center on Swift Lane, unless otherwise noted. For more information, call 860-927-1003.
Mondays: Walkie Talkies at Harrybrooke Park, 9:30 a.m. Handwork Circle, 10 a.m. Intermediate Bridge, 10 a.m. VIP Support Group (third Monday each month, March through December), 10 a.m. Mexican train game (first and third Monday), 10:30 a.m. Lunch, noon. Mah jongg, 12:30 p.m. Bingo, 12:40 p.m. Line dancing, 2 p.m.
Tuesdays: Carving group, 9:30 a.m. Caregiver Support Group (first and third Tuesday), 10 a.m. Living without a Partner Group (second and fourth Tuesday), 10 a.m. "I am OK" Reclaiming Self-Esteem Support Group, 10:30 a.m. Strength & Balance, 11 a.m. Lunch, noon. Scrabble, 12:30 p.m. Quilt Circle, 1 p.m. Senior Singers (first Tuesday each month), 1 p.m. Book discussion (fourth Tuesday each month), 1 p.m. Relaxation Station (first and third Tuesday each month), 1 p.m.
Wednesdays: Walkie Talkies at Harrybrooke Park, 9:30 a.m.
Yoga with Kristin, 9:30 a.m. Story time with Children's Center (second Wednesday each month, except in summer), 10 a.m. Blood pressure screening with NMVNA, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Book Exchange with library (first Wednesday each month), 11:15 a.m. Chair yoga, 10:45 a.m. Lunch, noon. Bridge group, 12:30 p.m. Midweek matinee, 1 p.m. (call to confirm). Alzheimer's Couples Social Group (fourth Wednesday each month), 1 p.m. Beginner's Tai Chi, 1:30 p.m.
Thursdays: Zumba Gold, 8:45 a.m. Tai Chi, 9:45 a.m. Acting class, 10 a.m. Bible discussion (second Thursday each month), 10:30 a.m. Strength & Balance, 11 a.m. Lunch, noon. Bridge group, 12:15 p.m. Open floor dance (second and fourth Thursday each month), 1 p.m. Zumba Gold, 1 p.m.
Fridays: Ask an Attorney (fourth Friday each month), 9 a.m. Mah jongg, 9:30 a.m. Yoga with Kristin, 10:30 a.m. Wii B Happy Bowlers, noon. Bridge group, 1 p.m.
Mobile Health Clinic in parking lot: Sept. 23 and 30, 2:30-5 p.m.
Elvis tribute show: Sept. 16, 1 p.m.
Birthday party: Sept. 18, 12:30 p.m.
"Never Stop Learning" series: The history of New Milford: Sept. 18, 1 p.m.
Open mic and cabaret night: Sept. 25, 5 p.m.
The New Milford Senior Center offers regular activities to people in New Milford. For more information, call the 40 Main St. center at 860-355-6075.
Tuesdays: Senior aerobics, 10 a.m. Zumba Gold, 11:15 a.m. Free blood pressure screening (second and fourth Tuesday each month), 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Wednesdays: Computer supportive services, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays: Senior aerobics, 10 a.m. Silver Threads (knitting and handicrafts group), 10 a.m.-noon.
Fridays: Yoga, 10 a.m. Chair yoga, 11:45 a.m.
Crafts with Beatrix Conroy: Sept. 12, 1 p.m. Workshop to focus on bird feeders.
Book discussion group: Sept. 17. Discussion of "Bound" by Sally Gunning.
Planning meeting for holiday festival: Sept. 19, 1 p.m.
Roxbury Seniors luncheon: Sept. 24, 12:30 p.m. $8. RSVP by Sept. 19.
AARP Safe Driving Course: Oct. 9, noon-4 p.m. $15/AAA member. $20/non-member.
Friends of Roxbury Senior Center's Soups On: Tuesdays, noon-1 p.m.
SweetHART bus transportation: Available Wednesdays. Call municipal agent at 860-210-0201 by 2 p.m. of the Thursday before to make arrangements.
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: Exercises, 10 a.m. Bridge card games, 1-4 p.m. Shopping to Sherman IGA, call for a ride.
Wednesdays: Walking group, 9 a.m. at the Sherman track (call ahead to confirm). Pinochle card games, noon-4 p.m. Trip to mall and Trader Joe's (first Wednesday each month), call at least two days ahead of time to make arrangements.
Thursdays: Shopping in New Milford, call for a ride.
Fridays: Walking group, 9 a.m. at Sherman track (call ahead to confirm). Senior Dine, 11 a.m. at American Pie, Sherman Center.
Ongoing: computers. Open to all seniors.
Book discussion: Sept. 15, 10:30 a.m. Discussion of "The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency."
"How to Adapt Your Home to Age in Place": Sept. 17, 10:30 a.m. With Jim Gustin, a certified aging in place specialists, from Home Crew Connecticut.
Plow to Plate senior dining trip: Sept. 17. Van leaves Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church lot at 4:30 p.m. $5.
AARP Driver Safety class: Sept. 18, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. $15/member. $20/non-member. To sign up, call 860-354-2214.
Craft class: Sept. 22, 10:30 a.m.
Trip to Kent Falls: Sept. 23. Stop at Gaylordsville Diner on way home, weather permitting.
Sherman flu clinic: Sept. 29, 10 a.m.-noon. At firehouse, Routes 37 and 39. Medicare accepted.
Trip to Applebee's and Loews: Sept. 30.
"Changes in the Health Care System and How They Apply to You": Oct. 7, 11 a.m.
"The Price is Right": Oct. 8, 10:30 a.m.
"Explore the Internet" class: Oct. 16, 11 a.m.
Cooking class: Oct. 27, 10 a.m.
Trip to Royal Buffet in New Milford: Oct. 28, 11:30 a.m.
Sewing Club: Oct. 29, 10:30 a.m.
TED talks for seniors: Oct. 30, 11 a.m.
The Sherman Renaissance Center is located in Sherman Center. For more information, call 860-354-2414.
WARREN PRIME TIMERS
Schedule unavailable at press time.
The group meets in the Academy on Sackett Hill Road.
WASHINGTON SENIOR CENTER
Schedule unavailable at press time.
The Senior Center is located in Bryan Plaza. For more information, call 860-868-0735.