Cards & Games

Board Games

  • VLP: Janet Sosnicki and Toni Finkle
  • Dates:  Mondays 
  • Time: 1:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Come join Janet and Toni each Monday in the Activities Room for a classic board game such as Scrabble, Cribbage, Trivia Pursuit, ect. No experience necessary! Come for the fun of it! Walk-in.

board games


  • Dates: Mondays 9 a.m. - 5:45 p.m., Tuesdays 9 a.m. - 3:45 p.m., Wednesdays 9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.,  Thursdays 9 a.m.- 3:45 p.m., Fridays 9 a.m.- 1:15 p.m., Saturdays 6:30 p.m.-10:00 p.m.

  • Billiards is generally open during these hours; however, they may be adjusted during tournament play and other scheduled events, which will be noted in the calendar section on the homepage, and posted at the center.

EVENT NOTIFICATION:  Have you always wanted to learn how to play pool? Join Will Maynard for "Billiard Fundamentals" Monday, March 11 at 1:00 pm.  Please sign up in advance in the Information Center to register for this free program.

NOTE: The Games Room will be closed for regular play from 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm this day.  


  • VPLs: Riffat Zulfiquar, Richard Gillogly

  • Dates: Tuesdays 

  • Time:  9:15 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Join this group for some good competitive fun.
Cards Games - Bridge


  • VPL: June Lyons

  • Dates: Tuesdays 

  • Time:  1:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

This is a fun, laid-back game for all and a wonderful way to make new friends. New players are always welcome - and all participants are willing to instruct beginners.

Ellington Chess Mates

  • VPL: Alex Cardoni

  • Dates: Mondays 

  • Time:  10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Looking for a nice activity that can bring you satisfaction, provide congenial interaction with peers while exercising your brain?

Come by the Ellington Senior Center on Monday mornings and play chess with the Ellington Chess Mates. These chess aficionados enjoy the royal game while getting together with friends over coffee and donuts.

You don’t need to be an expert player to join in the fellowship. You don’t even have to know how to play the game. Instruction is provided for those who are beginning to explore the world of chess. 

Cards Games - Dominoes


  • VPL: Dave Lehmann

  • Tuesdays: 

    6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • Saturdays: 7:00 p.m. -10:00 p.m. (

    Doors open at 6:30 p.m.)
Also known as Pitch, teams compete to obtain the high, low and jack of the trump suit and the most game points. This large group of players has a lot of fun.

Click HERE for Schedule

Cards Games - Setback


  •  VPL:  Shirley Pinard

  • Dates: Wednesdays

  • Time:  2:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Join us on our indoor shuffleboard as we launch pucks down the court. This welcoming group of individuals is open to instructing beginners who enjoy friendly competition and a good time.
Cards Games - Shuffleboard

Wii Bowling

  • VPL: Dennis Varney 

  • Dates: Fridays, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

  • Free

Laugh as balls are accidentally dropped or thrown in the gutter, all in an attempt to score a virtual strike. Players' scores are calculated and top players are acknowledged weekly

Congratulations to the Perfect 300 Club Members:     

Judy Varney

Shirley Pinard

Linda Dzen

Mary Donohue

Senior Center Newsletter Wii Bowling