Senior Center news
Published 6:45 pm, Wednesday, September 7, 2011
BRIDGEWATER SENIOR CENTER
Mondays: Computer Club classes, 10 a.m.-noon.
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. Silver Needles (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. coffee hour, 10-11 a.m.
Fridays: Poker, 10 a.m. Canasta, 1 p.m.
Trips are open to non-Bridgewater residents.
Barbecue: Sept. 15, noon. $6 suggested donation.
Bingo: Sept. 22, 10:30 a.m.
Birthday celebration: Date to be announced.
Antiques Road Show-style fundraiser: Oct. 1, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Appraisals available. $5 for first two items. $3 each additional item.
Flu shots for Bridgewater residents only: Oct. 6, 10 am.-noon. Free for people with Medicare Part B, Anthem Blue Cross, HealthNet, ConnecticCare and Aetna. $35.
Exhibit of William Kavanek art: On display through October.
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, 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.
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. Chair yoga with Lisa, 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. Yoga with Kristin, 9:45 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), 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. Beginner Wii bowling, 1 p.m.
Fridays: Ask An Attorney (fourth Wednesday each month), 9 a.m. Yoga with Kristin, 10:30 a.m. Mah Jongg, 9:30 a.m. Bridge Group, 1 p.m. Wii bowling, noon.
The center recommends advance registration for the majority of programs.
Birthday party: Sept. 15 12:15 p.m.
AARP Driver Safety course: Sept. 16, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. $14/non-AARP member. $12/AARP member. Sign up ASAP.
"Dealing with Change Tackling Life's Transitions": Sept. 22, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Part of a series. Reservations suggested.
Flu clinic: Oct. 7, 12:30-2:30 p.m. Needle-free vaccination will be available. No walk-ins allowed. Register by calling 860-355-6075.
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.
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.
The Sherman Renaissance Center is located in Sherman Center. For more information and activity location, call 860-354-2414 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
WARREN PRIME TIMERS
Schedule unavailable at press time.
WASHINGTON SENIOR CENTER
Exercises: Sept. 9, 13-14, 16, 20-21, 23, 27-28, 9 a.m.
Bend & Stretch: Sept. 12, 19 and 26, 9 a.m.
Zumba Gold: Sept. 15 and 22, 9:15 a.m.
Van to mall: Sept. 12, 9 a.m.
Bridge: Sept. 13, 20 and 27, 1:30 p.m.
Computer instruction: Sept. 14 and 28, 1 p.m.
Needles & Things: Sept. 15 and 22, 2 p.m.
Computer Club: Sept. 21, 2 p.m.
Blood pressure clinic: Sept. 21, 11:30 a.m.
Cookout: Sept. 21, noon.
Trip to Aqua Turf: Sept. 27, 10 a.m.
The Senior Center is located in Bryan Memorial Plaza. For more information, call 860-868-0735.