Activities planned at New Milford Senior Center

The New Milford Senior Center will hold a number of events and programs in coming weeks.

Activities for Mondays include a handiwork circle at 10 a.m.; beginners bridge at 10:30 a.m.; mah jongg at 12:30 p.m.; and bingo at 12:40 p.m.

Tuesday activities include the wood-carving group at 9:30 a.m., yoga with Kristin at 9:45 a.m., exercise with Kathy at 11 a.m., Scrabble at 1 p.m. and the quilt circle at 1 p.m.

Wednesday activities include Zumba gold at 9:30 a.m., a blood pressure checkup and pre-diabetes screening with the VNA from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. and the bridge group at 12:30 p.m.

Thursday activities include tai chi at 9:45 a.m., exercise with Kathy at 11 a.m., and bridge group at 12:30 p.m.

Friday activities include mah jongg at 9:30 a.m., yoga with Dina at 10:30 a.m., bridge at 1 p.m. and Wii bowling at 1 p.m.

Other events include the culinary's school nutrition month lunch at 11:30 a.m. March 4; creative cards with Sue at 9:30 a.m. March 8; storytime with the Children's center at 10 a.m. and AARP at the Maxx at noon March 9; Bible discussion group at 10:30 a.m. March 10 and photography for fun at 1 p.m. March 10; the Odd Fellow's men's breakfast at 9 a.m. and going solo at 2:30 p.m. March 11; conversations on diabetes at 10 a.m. March 15.

Blood draws March 16 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.; fun with spanish at 9:15 and birthday party March 17 at 12:15; an AARP driving course March 18 at 9 a.m.; the VIP group March 21 at 10 a.m. and Edward Jones financial advisor at 11 a.m.; book discussion group March 22 at 1 p.m. ; reverse mortgage March 23 at 10 a.m. and the Alzheimer's couples social group at 1 p.m. ; photography for fun March 24 at 1 p.m. ; and ask the attorney March 25 at 9 a.m. and library film review at 10 a.m.

The buses are available to seniors from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. To reserve a ride, call 860-355-6075 at least three days in advance. Upon finishing an appointment, call the office back for a ride home.

Only bus passes will be accepted.

Stop & Shop and Walmart trips will be Wednesdays and Fridays only. When New Milford schools are closed due to inclement weather, the buses will not run. For more information, call 860-355-6075.

The center needs volunteer drivers for the "Meals on Wheels" delivery service, and could use help with volunteer recruitment and scheduling.

For more information, to sign up or reservations, call 860-355-6075.