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Senior Center Happenings: 7/31/15

HOLIDAY FAIR

Our 22nd Annual Holiday Fair will be held Saturday, November 7th at the center and is always a great event. This year’s fair promises to be the best ever and we need you to be a part of it! Do you like to bake, create needlework, help in the kitchen, help sort tag sale items? We welcome new volunteers who can give just a few hours of their time. If you would like to volunteer in any way, please call Lee Canning at the senior center, 203-389-3430.

This year’s fair will feature hand-crafted items, new costume jewelry, cookies, cakes, bread, pies and a great tag sale table. The Take A Chance Auction and the Silent Auction tables will be back again this year. Tag sale items can be dropped off at the center beginning in September. We cannot accept clothing, stuffed animals or baby equipment. We gratefully accept donations that can be sold in our tag sale table.

STUDY SPANISH

If you would like to study Spanish we will be offering another 8 week SPANISH language class starting September 18th at 10:00 a.m. The cost of the class is $40.00 and will be taught by a highly qualified teacher who is also a native speaker of the language. This is a very popular class so please call 203-389-3430 to register or for more information.

COMPLIMENTARY TENNIS LESSON

A complimentary tennis lesson for any resident 55 and older is being offered at the Center Road Tennis Courts, Friday, September 18th at 10:00 a.m. The instructor will be Glen Englander, who is one of Connecticut’s Legendary Tennis Pros and is a current staff member at the Four Seasons Racquet Club in Wilton, CT and former tennis coach at Wilton High School. Glen has many years experience teaching tennis in area towns and recreation departments. Reservations are requested but walk-ins are welcome. Please call the senior center at 203-389-3430. Rackets are available to borrow or you may bring your own.

LUNCH AT BELLINI’S

Share lunch and friendly conversation on Monday, August 24th, 12:00 noon at Bellini’s in North Haven. Everyone is welcome, and it is “Dutch Treat”. Van transportation can be arranged for a $3 fee. Please call Lee at 203-389-3430 to make a reservation for the lunch and/or transportation.

CURRENT PROGRAMS

Tuesday, August 4     The Woodbridge Senior Center & Police Department will be holding their Annual Indoor Picnic. Cost is $6.00 and reservations are needed.     Please call 203-389-3430. John Paolillo will entertain.

Tuesday, August 11   Roger Hart will be here with another wonderful slide presentation.

Tuesday, August 18   “Ice Cream Social” – Home Health Advantage will present “ How to stay independent”

Tuesday, August 25   Shayla Delgiudice from Access Independence will be here to present information about the Medicare Savings Program.

FUTURE PROGRAMS

Tuesday, September 8                        “Miller Melodies” a group of 20 seniors who like to sing old songs and show tunes from the 1920s thru 1960s will be here to entertain us.

Tuesday, September 15          Tony Forto – Vocalist, will entertain

Friday, September 18                        GLEN ENGLANDER, Tennis Pro is offering a complimentary tennis lesson today.

Tuesday, September 22          ED COWAN , Batteries Plus Bulbs

Tuesday, September 29          Sal Anastasio, Pianist, will be here to play background music while you are dining

CURRENT TRIPS

Wednesday, August 19                   $ 30.00/METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART, Lunch at CARMINE’S

FUTURE TRIPS

Wednesday, September 9       $119.00/SCHOONER SAILING in Gloucester Mass.

Tuesday, October 27              $114.00/SALEM IN OCTOBER Salem, Massachusetts

Thursday, November 12         $ 97.00/“SHOWBOAT” at the Westchester Broadway Theatre

Friday, November 20              $165.00/“CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR” at Radio City, lunch at CARMINE’S

December 9-11                        $487.00/PP Double “THE MIRACLE OF CHRISTMAS” Amish Christmas Getaway

Friday, December 11              TBA/“WOMEN’S “BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME” Mohegan Sun, UCONN vs FLORIDA STATE

On Tuesday, August 25th at 11:00 a.m. The book club will meet at the Woodbridge Library Meeting Room to discuss “go tell a watchman” by harper lee. Refreshments will be served. Call Lee at 203-389-3430 for more information.

PINOCHLE PLAYERS

If you like to play Pinochle, our friendly group always welcomes new players. It meets on Monday’s, Wednesday’s and Thursday’s from 1:00 to 4:00. If you are interested in playing Pinochle, please call the Senior Center at 203-389-3430.

 

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