Senior Center news
Updated 12:05 pm, Thursday, May 9, 2013
BRIDGEWATER SENIOR CENTER
Mondays: Flex Appeal, 11 a.m.
Tuesdays: Walking Group, 9:30 a.m.(spring & summer only) Computer Club 1, 10 a.m. to noon. Dawn MacNutt appointments, 11 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 p.m. (call to confirm dates).
Thursdays: Coffee hour, 10:30 a.m. (unless special event is planned).
Fridays: Poker, 10 a.m. Canasta, 1 p.m.
Trips are open to non-Bridgewater residents.
"Cook'n Software Demonstration": May 14, 10 a.m.
Birthday social: May 15, 1 p.m.
Wellness program: May 16, 10:30 a.m. With Barbara Soares, an integrative holistic health coach and a Reiki master teacher.
Bingo: May 16, 1 p.m. $1/first card. 50 cents for each additional card.
Monthly lunch: May 23, noon. Pizza.
Flex Appeal: Runs through June 3, with no class May 27. Held Mondays, 11 a.m.
Lunch at Torches on the Hudson, visit Baldwin Vineyards and cruise on "Mystere" on Hudson River: June 5. $107/person.
Trip to Goodspeed Opera House to see "Hello Dolly": Aug. 29. Lunch on the Lady Katharine will precede the show. $87/person for lunch and play. About $25/person for transportation, depending on number of attendees.
Senior van: Available Mondays-Fridays. 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 or visit www.bridgewatertownhall.org.
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.
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: Art group, 9:30-11:30 a.m. 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; activities (September-June only).
Free exercise program for Kent seniors: Six-week session of Flex Appeal starts May 2, 11 a.m. Led by licensed physical therapist from the New Milford Visiting Nurse Association. Participants should have a physician's approval before beginning the light-to-moderate exercise program. To sign up, call Park and Rec at 860-927-1003.
Theater trips to Goodspeed Opera House: May 15: "Good News." Aug. 7: "Hello Dolly." Oct. 16: "The Most Happy Fella." Offered to Region 1 residents by Kent and Sharon recreation departments. Trips include transportation via the Northwest Connecticut Transit District bus, lunch at Gelston House and ticket to the 2 p.m. show. $85/person. Van will pick up residents at town hall at 9:45 a.m. To sign up, call 860-927-1003.
Memorial Day luncheon: May 22, noon. $/person. Reservations required by calling 860-927-34-3 by May 17.
Father's Day luncheon: June 12, noon. $3/person. Reservations required by calling 860-927-3403 by June 5.
Bus to Torrington: Second Tuesday of each month for shopping, lunch and medical appointments, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in Torrington. Offered by the Northwest Connecticut Transit District. Appointments should be made between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. by calling 866-906-7433.
Senior suppers: Daily, 4-6 p.m. At New Milford Hospital, 21 Elm St., New Milford. $5/person. Senior Supper card required; cards available through the Park and Rec office. 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. Mexican train game, 1 p.m.
Tuesdays: Carving Group, 9:30 a.m. Senior Singers (first Tuesday each month), 10 a.m. Exercise with Kathy, 11 a.m. Scrabble, 12:30 p.m. Chess Club, 12:30 p.m. Quilt Circle, 1 p.m. Book discussion (fourth Tuesday each month), 1 p.m. Bocce tournament, 2:30 p.m.
Wednesdays: Blood pressure screening with NMVNA, 10:30-11:30a.m. Yoga with Kristin, 9:45 a.m. Story time with Children's Center (second Wednesday each month), 10 a.m. Chair yoga, 10:45 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), 1 p.m. Special bingo (fourth Wednesday of each month), 1 p.m.
Thursdays: Tai Chi, 9:45 a.m. Bible discussion (second Thursday each month), 10 a.m. Writing Group (first and third Thursday each month), 10 a.m. Exercise with Kathy, 11 a.m. Fun with Spanish (first and third Thursday each month), 11 a.m. Bridge Group, 12:15 p.m. Wii bowling - open bowl, 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. Auction airplane pinochle, 12:30 p.m. Going Solo (second Friday each month), 2:30 p.m.
The center recommends advance registration for the majority of programs.
Mother's Day luncheon: May 10, noon.
Assistive technology presentation: May 13, 10:30 a.m.
Hearing presentation: May 15, 10:15 a.m.
Create your own photo album book: May 15, 10:30 a.m.
Birthday party: May 16, 12:15 p.m.
Cabaret and open mic night with Billy Michael: May 30, 5 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: Senior aerobics, 10 a.m.
Wednesdays: Computer supportive services, 10:30 a.m. Free blood pressure screening, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Strengthening exercises class, 2:15 p.m. Call for details.
Thursdays: Senior aerobics, 10 a.m. Silver Threads (knitting and handicrafts group), 10:30 a.m.-noon.
Fridays: Yoga, 10-11:30 a.m.
Conversational Spanish 101: Mondays, 5 p.m. starting May 13.
Book discussion: May 15, 12:30 p.m. Discussion of "A Soldier's Wife" by Joanna Trollope.
Roxbury Seniors luncheon: May 22, 12:30 p.m. Corned beef and cabbage lunch. $8. Chair yoga demonstration to follow.
Friends of Roxbury Senior Center's Soup's On: Tuesdays, noon, except May 28.
New Adventures in Cooking class: Call for future dates.
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 to confirm. Pinochle card games, noon-4 p.m.
Tuesdays: Exercises, 10 a.m. Bridge card games, 1 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. Trip to Shop Rite and Stew Leonard's (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 to confirm. Senior Dine, 11 a.m., at American Pie, Sherman Center.
Birthday party: May 13, 11:30 a.m.
Program with Honorable Robin Pavia: May 13, 1:45 p.m.
Craft class for beaded necklaces: May 15 ,10 a.m.
Assistive technology program: May 20,11 a.m. With Western Connecticut Area Agency on Aging.
Cooking with Lori: May 21, June 18, July 16, 11 a.m. $10.
Scam alert progam: May 22, 10 a.m. With New York State Detective David Whitney.
Pinterest class: May 23, 1 p.m.
Book talk at New Milford Hospital: May 29. Senior dining, 5 p.m. Lecutre with Kevin Gutzman, author of "James Madison and the Making of America," 6 p.m.
Volunteer tea: June 6, 2 p.m.
Walkway Over the Hudson: June 11. Bring picnic lunch.
Gatekeeper program: June 19, 11 a.m. Do you see a senior in need? The purpose of the
Skype class: June 20, 1 p.m.
Trip to see "Spamalot" at Sharon TriArts Playhouse: June 27, 2 p.m.$25.
Sewing Club: July 10, 10 a.m.
Bridge and boardwalk hike over Swamp River, Pawling, N.Y.: July 11.
Senior picnic: July 18, noon-2 p.m. At Holiday Point beach.
Trip to see "They're Plauing Our Song" at Sharon TriArts Playhouse: July 25. $25.
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
Trips to Danbury Fair Mall and surrounding restaurants: May 13, June 10, July 8, Aug. 12, Sept. 9. For more information, call 860-868-7811.
Lunch Bunch: May 16. At Hopkins Inn, Warren. To sign up, call Ruth Schnell at 860-868-7865.
Miniature golf and lunch outing: May 21. Bus leaves Warren Community Center, 10 a.m. $5/person for bus transportation. $5.50/person for golf. To sign up, call 860-868-7881, extension 114.
Trip to Elizabeth Park Rose Garden in Hartford: June 18. Bus leaves Warren Community Center at 9:30 a.m. To sign up, call 860-868-7811, extension 114.
Trips to Mark Twain House in July, Gillette Castle in August and Essex Steam Train in September: Information to be announced.
WASHINGTON SENIOR CENTER
Exercises: May 10, 13-17, 20-24, 28-2915, , 9 a.m.
Steep Rock walk group: May 14, 16, 21, 23 and 28, 8:30 a.m.
Chair yoga: May 14 and 28, 10:30a.m.
Zumba Gold: May 15, 22 and 29, 9:15 a.m.
Van to mall: May 13.
Bridge: May 14, 21 and 28, 1:30 p.m.
Senior pilates: May 16, 23 and 30, 10:30 a.m.
Needles and Things: May 16 and 23, 2 p.m.
Dementia program for caregivers: May 10, 10 a.m.
Chicken barbecue: May 15, noon.
Washington History Club: May 20, 10 a.m.