Senior Center news
Published 6:41 pm, Wednesday, July 7, 2010
BRIDGEWATER SENIOR CENTER
Tuesdays: Senior van, 9 a.m-1 p.m. and by appointment. Computer Club, 10 a.m. Coffee hour, 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). Movie, 2 p.m. (second Wednesday of each month).
Thursdays: Walking Group, 9 a.m. Senior van, 10 a.m-4 p.m. Coffee hour, 10-11 a.m. Bingo, 10:30 a.m. (third Thursday of each month).
Fridays: Poker, 10 a.m. Canasta, 1 p.m.
Trips are open to non-Bridgewater residents.
Screening of "Dancing at Lughnasa": July 14, 1 p.m.
Trip to Connecticut River and Lyman Orchards: July 21. $81.
Barbecue lunch: July 28, noon. $6.
The senior center, located 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.
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 open, noon-1:30 p.m. Discussion group, 2-4 p.m.
Trip to flower show in Hartford: March 18. Bus leaves town hall at 10:30 a.m.
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. Yoga with Kristin, 10 a.m. Beginners bridge, 10 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. Senior chorus (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 (second Wednesday each month except July), 8:30-10:30 a.m. New Milford VNA blood pressure screening, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Pre-diabetes screening, 10:30 a.m. Books from New Milford Public Library (first Wednesday), 11:30 a.m. Bridge Group, 12:30 p.m. Alzheimer's Couples Support Group (fourth Wednesday each month except July), 1 p.m. Special bingo (first Wednesday of each month), 1 p.m.
Thursdays: Tai Chi, 9:45 a.m. Writing Group (first and third 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. Mah Jongg, 9:30 a.m. Yoga with Dina, 10:30 a.m. Bridge Group, 12:30 p.m. Wii bowling, 1 p.m.
The center recommends advance registration for the majority of programs.
Creative Cards by Sue: July 13, 9:30 a.m.
Howard Williams Life of Music: July 13, 10 a.m.
Birthday party: July 15, 12:15 p.m.
Senior counselors' roundtable discussion about dental insurance: July 16, 10 a.m.
Library film series: July 27, 9 a.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.
Exercise class: Wednesdays, 2 p.m. Call for details.
Piano lessons: Wednesday and Saturday mornings. Call for details.
Computer lessons: Call for details.
Free blood pressure screening: Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Healthy eating classes: Tuesdays, 2 p.m. through July.
Roxbury Seniors luncheon and program: July 28, 12:30 p.m. Program to focus on consolidation of probate courts. $5.
SweetHART bus transportation: Available Wednesdays. Call Alice Griffin, 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 when the temperature is 20 degrees or warmer and no ice. Call ahead. Discussion Club (second and fourth Monday each month), 11 a.m. 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. Bridge card games, 1 p.m.
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.
Tai Chi: Tuesdays-Thursdays through July 15, 10:30 a.m.
Senior Dine to Elenni's in Woodbury: July 14. Aug. 2.
"What Do You Want Your Family To Know About You?": July 12, Aug. 23 and 30, 10:30 a.m. Registration required.
"Monet & The Impressionist": July 14, 10:30 a.m.
Berkshire camp: July 19, 26 and Aug. 2, 10:30 a.m.
Coffee and Conversation: Low Vision: July 19, 10:30 a.m.
Trip to see a movie and eat at Applebee's: July 20.
Sherman senior picnic: July 22, noon-2 p.m. Holiday Point Beach.
Trip to Brass Mall in Waterbury: Aug. 4.
Mental games: Aug. 9, 10:30 a.m.
Trip to see "Oklahoma" at Sharon Playhouse: Aug. 11. $25.
"Portion Sizes Do Make a Difference...Changing Caloric Needs as We Age": Aug. 16, 10:30 a.m.
"Aging Successfully: The Benefits of Physical Activity": Aug. 18, 11 a.m.-noon.
Trip to Mattatuck Museum and Senior Dine lunch out: Aug. 24.
Free Living Will/Power of Attorney appointments: Aug. 26, 9:30 a.m. Call for appointment.
Senior Dine to Jacqueline's in Bethel: Aug. 31, noon.
The Sherman Renaissance Center is located in Sherman Center. For more information and activity location, call 860-354-2414 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
WARREN PRIME TIMERS
Mondays: Cards, 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 meeting: Aug. 4, 11 a.m.
Bag lunch: Aug. 4, noon.
Lunch Brunch: March 17. At Italia Mia, Route 7, New Milford.
The above programs are put on by the Warren Prime Timers and are available to Warren residents. Activities, unless otherwise noted, will be held at the Warren Academy, located on Sackett Hill Road.
WASHINGTON SENIOR CENTER
Exercises: July 9, 12, 14-16, 19-23, 26-30 and Aug. 2-4, 9 a.m.
Zumba Gold: July 15, 22 and 29.
Van to mall: July 12.
FlexAppeal: July 13, 9 a.m.
Bridge: July 13, 20, 27 and Aug. 3, 1 p.m.
Computer instruction: July 14 and Aug. 4, 1 p.m.
Cooking class: July 15, 22 and 29, 11 a.m.
Needles & Things: July 15, 22 and 29, 2 p.m.
Computer Club: July 21, 2 p.m.
Advisory board meeting: July 13, 4 p.m.
Acupressure clinic: July 14, 1 p.m.
Blood pressure clinic: July 21, 11:30 a.m.
Salad luncheon: July 21, noon.
Power of Attorney/Living Will program: July 22, 10 a.m.
The Senior Center is located in Bryan Memorial Plaza. For more information, call 860-868-0735.