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Woodbridge Senior Center: 6/12/15


You do not have to be a senior to attend. All ages are welcome. The 1 hour class is held in the gymnasium on Tuesday afternoons from 3:00 to 4:00 and Thursday mornings from 10:00 to 11:00. You may join at any time, prior registration is not required. The cost is only $2.00 per class. We look forward to seeing you and helping you to stay healthy for many years to come!

Woodbridge Energy Challenge

The Woodbridge Energy Challenge is focused on helping residents make their homes more energy efficient. The Ad Hoc Energy Advisory Task Force has set a goal of completing 150 Home Energy Solutions assessments by December 2015. Home Energy Solutions assessments are energy check-ups for your home. These assessments cost $99 and may include new free energy-efficient lighting, low-flow showerheads and the sealing of drafts and air leaks. Residents will also receive written recommendations on further energy-saving measures. The Town’s two selected Home Energy Solutions vendors—New England Conservation Services and New England Smart Energy—have already completed 43 home energy assessments. The assessments result in an estimated $200 in yearly energy savings per home. The vendors are donating $25 to the Woodbridge Food and Fuel Fund for each energy audit, and offering discounts on insulation as well. A progress sign in front of Town Hall will track the number of assessments completed in Woodbridge homes.


The time has come to start preparing for the Woodbridge Senior Center Annual Holiday Fair on Saturday, November 7th. This will be our 22nd year, and each year the fair has been more successful than the last. The Senior Center has been fortunate in the past to have a wonderful group of volunteers assist with the work involved in planning the fair. In order to keep the annual fair going we are organizing a planning committee , so if you can give us any help, big or small, it will be greatly appreciated. Our first meeting is scheduled for Thursday, June 25th at 10:45 in the cafeteria. Please call the Woodbridge Senior Center at 203-389-3430 if you have some free time and would like to be part of this event.


Do you have some extra time and would like to help your neighbors? Our “Friendly Visitor” program is always looking for volunteers of all ages to visit those who are shut-in and would enjoy company. Training is available through the Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers. Please call Mary Lee Raro in Human Services (203) 389-3429 for more information.


MONDAY     07/06/2015      09:00 AM – 1:00 PM

MONDAY     09/21/2015      09:00 AM – 1:00 PM

MONDAY     11/02/2015      09:00 AM – 1:00 PM

The classroom course costs only $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. Checks are payable to AARP. Call the Senior Center at (203) 389-3430 to register. Learn how to sharpen your driving skills, develop strategies for adjusting to age-related changes in vision, hearing and re-action time and much more. Completion of course entitles those eligible for discounts on their automobile insurance.


Mon.      June 15                  10:30 a.m. – Woodbridge Library Meeting Room

The Executive Director of “Japan External Trade Organization” (JETRO) New York office, will give a talk explaining the economic policies of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. These policies are known worldwide as “Abenomics”. Some of the strategies associated with “Abenomics will be discussed. Please call to register at 203-389-3430.

Tue.     June 16            “BEAT THE HEAT”   Presented by V.N.A. Community Healthcare

Tue.     June 23            Roger Hart will show a slide presentation on “NATURE”

Tue.     June 30            Larry Batter, vocalist and pianist will perform after lunch.


Fri.      July 3              Senior Center CLOSED – 4TH of July weekend.

Mon.   July 6              A.A.R.P. Driver Safety Class

Tue.     July7               Jim Sheehan, vocalist, will entertain after lunch

Tue.     July 14                        Anna Sincavage, Woodbridge resident of Italian heritage will discuss a                                             variety of topics of interest to our members.

Tue.     July 21                        Paula Pentinella, vocalist, will entertain after lunch

Tue.     July 28                        Dr. Akinbo, Orthopaedic Surgeon, will discuss joint pain, arthritis and

some of the treatment options available for pain.


Tue.     June 23   $111.00        9/11 Memorial & Museum with late afternoon lunch at Carmines.

Sun.     July 5     $136.00        Boston Pops at Tanglewood featuring Bernadette Peters.

Lunch at Cork N’Hearth or The Red Lion.

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