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Senior Center News 9/30/16

Senior Center News 9/30/16

 

Students from Amity High School assist residents during the iPad class at the Center.
Students from Amity High School assist residents during the iPad class at the Center.

The Center offers programs to expand health, wellness, nutrition and education. Learn more about the upcoming programs by contacting Jeanette Glicksman at the Senior Center at 203-389-3430.

Learn some new skills at the smart phone classes. These classes are held in collaboration with the Woodbridge Library. Classes are Wednesdays from 2:45-3:45pm in room 11 in the Center Building in Woodbridge – October 5 & 19. This intergenerational program will feature upper classmen from Amity High School guiding participants through navigating the operating system, mastering messaging, navigating the internet, as well as taking photos and maintaining proper storage technique. Registration for this free class is required.

Medicare 101 on Wednesday, October 19th – 6-7:30pm in the Senior Center Lounge. Join us for an evening of information and learn about Medicare basics, enrollment opportunities, coverage choices, eligibility requirements, and coverage limits. This information session is sponsored by AAA. Light refreshments will be served.

Favorite Film Fridays: This month we launch a new program celebrating classic cinema with fan favorites on the last Friday of each month following lunch. Please join us for movie watching and let us know your favorites too. We’ll still show the first run films each Friday during the rest of the month. On October 28th our first favorite film will be How Green Was My Valley, winner of Best Picture Academy Award in 1941, starring Walter Pidgeon and Maureen O’Hara. Join us!

Join us for the 23rd Annual Holiday Fair on Saturday, November 5th from 10am-3pm. Donations of goods and services for the raffle, basket items for the silent auction, new and vintage jewelry for the jewelry sale, tag sale items such as sporting equipment, children’s toys, jigsaw puzzles, tools, holiday items and more, as well as bake goods for the delicious bake sale table are needed from the community. Please contact the Senior Center if you are able to donate or wish to volunteer. All proceeds benefit the Center and its programming. The Center will be accepting orders for pies (from Julia’s bakery) as part of this fund raising effort. All orders must be completed and paid for by October 28th. Pies must be picked up on November 5th.

SAVE THE DATE! Antiques Roadshow—Woodbridge Edition: Have you ever been curious about the history of a family heirloom or a favorite piece of jewelry? Join us for an entertaining and informative evening on Wednesday, November 16th from 6-8pm at the Senior Center Cafeteria. Residents are encouraged to bring items of interesting background and significance for review by local historians and appraisers. This free program is offered in collaboration with the Woodbridge Library. Wine and hors d’oeuvres will be provided by Brookdale Woodbridge. Call for more information 203-389-3430. One item per person—please!

Are you looking for a way to get more involved in your community? We are in need of volunteers to assist with luncheons on Tuesdays and Fridays, provide support for the Holiday Fair, help with the Friendly Visitor and Reassurance Program or come to teach a class.

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