Senior Center news
Published 4:47 pm, Wednesday, May 2, 2012
BRIDGEWATER SENIOR CENTER
Mondays: Art classes, 10 a.m.
Tuesdays: Senior van, 9 a.m-1 p.m. and by appointment by calling Bob Brown at 860-354-4190. Computer Club, 10 a.m. Geriatric nurse available for questions, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Silver Needles (quilters), 1-4 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. (unless special event is planned).
Fridays: Poker, 10 a.m. Canasta, 1 p.m.
Mother's Day lunch: May 9. Features fashion show with clothes from Dress Barn. Reservations required by May 4.
Art classes: Start May 14, 10 a.m.-noon. $5/class. Focus on painting small furniture (bring your own) and pencil drawing.
Bingo: May 16, 1 p.m. $1 for first card. 50 cents for each additional.
Monthly lunch: May 17, noon. $6.
Birthday social for May birthdays: May 23, 1 p.m.
Special Computer Club classes: Call for details.
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.
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: Library Bridge Group at senior center, 1:15-4 p.m., some experience needed.
Fridays: Friday: center opens at 11:30 a.m.; Senior Friday Lunch at noon; activities (September-June only).
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.
Tuesdays: Carving Group, 9:30 a.m. Creative Cards with Laurie (call to confirm date), 9:30 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. Bingo, 12:40 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. Senior Supper Dinner, 5 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: 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.
Mexican train dominoes: May 7 and 21, 1 p.m.
"Living Longer, Living Smarter": May 15, 10:30 a.m.
Shred Your Documents Day: May 16, 9:30 a.m.
Birthday party: May 17, 12:15 p.m.
Senior Singers Spring Concert: May 17, 12:15 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: Friends of Roxbury Senior Center's Soup's On, noon.
Wednesdays: Computer supportive services, 10:30 a.m. Free blood pressure screening, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Thursdays: Silver Threads (knitting and handicrafts group), 10:30 a.m.-noon.
New Adventures in Cooking Class: May 9, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. $15.
Book discussion group: May 16, 12:30 p.m. Discussion of "The Girl Who Chased the Moon."
Roxbury Seniors' luncheon and program with Dr. Archna Johar of Danbury Eye Physicians and Surgeons: May 23, 12:30 p.m. $5. Reservations required.
Strengthening exercises class: Wednesdays, 2:15 p.m. Call for details.
Computer supportive services: 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. Gentle yoga at JCC, 10:30 a.m. 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. 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 Kohls (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. Gentle yoga at JCC, 10:40 a.m. Senior Dine, 11 a.m., at American Pie, Sherman Center.
Ongoing: Computers. Open to all seniors.
Flex Appeals exercise program: Mondays, May 7-June 18, 10:30 a.m.
New Milford Hospital senior dining program: May 8, June 12, July 10, 5 p.m. Three-course meal open to center-affiliated seniors for $5. Van will leave Holy Trinity Church parking lot at 4:30 p.m.
Trip to Cricket Hill and Painted Pony: May 9.
Pickle ball or free exercise: May 10 and 15, noon-12:45 p.m. At Sherman School gym.
Program with Resident State Trooper Paul Macisco: May 15, 11 a.m.
Program with nutritionist: May 16, 10:30 a.m.
Tour of Sherman town hall and luncheon: May 22, 11 a.m. RSVP required.
Hearing screenings: May 23, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Call to sign up.
Trip to Applebee's and Loews: May 29 and July 31. $6 plus lunch.
Trip to Glebe House and Gardens: May 30. Tour, 1:30 p.m. $6.
Volunteer tea: June 7, 2-3 p.m.
Trip to Elenni's in Woodbury: June 7. Van leaves Holy Trinity Church in Sherman at 11:45 a.m. Sign up required.
Trip to New York Botanical Gardens: June 14. $25.
Lunch and karaoke: June 19, 12:45 p.m.
"Good Eye Health: Carrots and Beyond": June 20, 10:30 a.m. With Dr. Archna Johar of Danbury Eye Physicians and Surgeons.
Class about Facebook: June 21, 9:30 a.m. Sign up required.
Trip to Sycamore Restaurant: June 26. Sycamore, Bethel.
Program about New Milford Visiting Nurse Association's Telehealth program: July 9, 10:30 a.m.
Program with Connecticut Legal Services: July 10, 11 a.m.
Trip to see "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas" : July 12, 2 p.m. $25. At Sharon TriArts Playhouse, Sharon.
Trip to Wild Animal Park: July 17. $10.
Program about home safety and fall prevention: July 18, 10:30 a.m. With New Milford Visiting Nurse Association.
Program about bed bugs: July 25, 10:30 a.m.
Senior picnic at Holiday Point: July 26, noon.
The Sherman Renaissance Center is located in Sherman Center. For more information and activity location, call 860-354-2414 or e-mail email@example.com.
WARREN PRIME TIMERS
Schedule unavailable at press time.
Programs are put on by the Warren Prime Timers and are available to Warren residents. Activities are held at the Warren Academy on Sackett Hill Road.
WASHINGTON SENIOR CENTER
Exercises: May 4, 7-8, 9, 11, 14-16,18, 21-23, 25, 29-30, 9 a.m.
Zumba Gold: May 10, 17 and 24, 9:15 a.m.
Van to mall: May 14.
Bridge: May 8, 15, 22, 29, 1:30 p.m.
Computer Club: May 16, 2 p.m.
Needles & Things: May 10, 17, 24, 2 p.m.
Computer instruction: May 9, 23, 30, 1 p.m.
Gunn Memorial Museum archive reading: May 7, 10 a.m.
Strong Women/Strong Bones: May 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 30, 2 p.m.
Advisory Board: May 8, 4 p.m.
Hearing loss program: May 14, 1:30 p.m.
Blood pressure clinic: May 16, 11 a.m.
Chicken barbecue: May 16, noon.
Senior pilates: May 17, 24, 10:30 a.m.
Washington History Discussion Group: May 21, 10 a.m.
Acupressure clinic: May 23, 10:30 a.m.
Beginner's watercolor painting class: Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m.-noon. May 23-June 13. Fre. Sign up required.
The Senior Center is located in Bryan Memorial Plaza. For more information, call 860-868-0735.