Senior Center news
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, 1-4 p.m. Geriatric nurse available for questions, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. VNA blood pressure and sugar screenings, 1-2 p.m. (second Tuesday of each month).
Wednesdays: Tai Chi, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Mah Jongg, 1 p.m. (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.
Trips are open to non-Bridgewater residents.
Lunch program: July 21. Lunch, noon. Program, to follow lunch. With Jeannine Green, co-author of "Roxbury and Bridgewater" history book. $7 suggested donation for lunch.
Trip to Holyoke, Mass.: July 28. Includes lobster feast, 75-minute cruise along Connecticut River. $87/person. Sign up by July 15.
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 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.
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 (call to confirm date), 9:30 a.m. Yoga with Kristin, 9:45 a.m. Senior Singers (first Tuesday each month), 10 a.m. Exercise with Kathy, 11 a.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. Story time with Children's Center (second Wednesday each month), 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), 11:15 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: Fun with Spanish (first and third Thursday each month beginning again in September), 9:15 a.m. Tai Chi, 9:45 a.m. Writing Group (first and third Thursday each month), 10 a.m. Garden Club (third Thursday each month), 10:30 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. Mah Jongg, 9:30 a.m. Bridge Group, 1 p.m. Wii bowling, 1 p.m.
The center recommends advance registration for the majority of programs.
Tai Chi with Dee: Thursdays, 9:45 a.m. Starts July 14. $50 for eight sessions. Make check payable to Commission on Aging.
AARP Driver Safety course: July 15, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. $14/non-AARP member. $12/AARP member. Sign up ASAP.
Yoga with Kristin: Wednesdays, 9:45 a.m. or Fridays, 10:45 a.m. $50 for eight sessions. Make checks payable to Commission on Aging. Sign up ASAP.
Birthday party: July 21,
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: Exercise to the Fitness Over 60 Video Group, 11 a.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. Strengthening exercises, 2 p.m. (no class July 20 or July 27).
Thursdays: Silver Threads (knitting and handicrafts group), 10:30 a.m.-noon.
Fridays: Exercise to the Fitness Over 60 Video Group, 11 a.m.
New Adventures in Cooking class: July 13, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Theme: pizza adventure. $15.
Straw hat summer wreath craft workshop: July 22, 1-3 p.m. $15.
Roxbury Senior's luncheon honoring senior center's seventh anniversary: July 27, 12:30 p.m. Program with Dr. Casey Ott, geriatric specialist. $5. Sign up by July 22.
Computer lessons: Call for details.
Summer horseshoe league: Call for details.
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. Pinochle card games, noon-4 p.m.
Tuesdays: Exercise with Wii, 9:30 a.m. Gentle yoga at JCC, 10:40 a.m. Bridge card games, 1 p.m. Shopping, call for a ride.
Wednesdays: Walking Group, 9 a.m., at the Sherman track. 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. Call ahead. Gentle yoga at JCC, 10:40 a.m. Senior Dine, 11 a.m., at American Pie, Sherman Center.
Ongoing: Computers. Open to all seniors.
Coffee & Conversation: July 18: discussion of new probate court system and elder law issues with Probate Judge Martin Landgrebe and elder law attorney Barbara W. Reynolds, 10:30 a.m.
Trip to see Hotckiss art show: July 12. Bring picnic lunch.
Cooking class: July 13,
10:30 a.m.-noon. With Sandy Singco. $5.
Computer class: July 14, 9 a.m. With Ted Karas.
Trip to movies and Applebee's: July 19.
Sherman Senior Picnic: July 21, noon. Holiday Point. Transportation available.
Senior Dine: July 26: Sycamore, Bethel. Aug. 1: Elennis Restaurant, Woodbury. Aug. 30: Jacqueline's, Bethel.
Program with nutritionist: Aug. 8, 10:30 a.m.
Trip to see "Hairspray": Aug. 10. At TriArts Playhouse, Sharon. $28.
Screening of "The Whales of August" and discussion: Aug. 15, 10:30 a.m.
Learn to make ice cream: Aug. 25, 1-2 p.m.
The Sherman Renaissance Center is located in Sherman Center. For more information and activity location, call 860-354-2414 or email email@example.com.
Lunch Bunch: Aug. 18: State Line Pizza, Canaan, noon.
Prime Timers meeting:
Aug. 3, noon. Board will meet
at 11:15 a.m.
Ice cream social: Aug. 3, after PT meeting.
AARP Safe Driver course: Aug. 15, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. $12/AARP member. $14/non-AARP member. For more information, call Ruth Schnell at 860-868-7865.
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 Warran Academy on Sackett Hill Road.
Exercises: July 8, 11-13, 15, 18-20, 22, 25-27 and 29, and Aug. 1-3, 9 a.m.
Zumba Gold: July 14, 21 and 28, 9:15 a.m.
Van to mall: July 11, 9 a.m.
Bridge: July 12, 19 and 26, and Aug. 2, 1:30 p.m.
Computer instruction: July 13 and 27, and Aug. 3, 1 p.m.
Needles & Things: July 14 and 28, 2 p.m.
Computer Club: July 20, 2 p.m.
Blood pressure clinic: July 20, 11:30 a.m.
Taco lunch: July 20, noon.
Trip to Ocean State and Saybrook Fishhouse: Aug. 1, 10 a.m.
The senior center is located in Bryan Memorial Plaza. For more information, call 860-868-0735.