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  1. TODAY IS A GOOD DAY TO CHECK OUT THE DAY TRIPS AVAILABLE AT THE SENIOR CENTER!!!

    March 24, 2017, All Day

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  2. HOURS OF OPERATION 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM

    March 24, 2017, 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM

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  3. Open Billiards

    March 24, 2017, 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM @ Game Room

    Open Billiards Dates: Mondays 9 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Tuesdays - 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 to the public during these hours; however, they may be adjusted during tournament play and other scheduled events.

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  4. Wii Bowling

    March 24, 2017, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Great Room

    Wii Bowling VPL: Dennis Varney and Basil Gallant Dates: Fridays, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Fee: 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 read more Come down on Fridays and join us. Congratulations to Judy Varney, the first to bowl a perfect game - 300

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  5. Tai Chi

    March 24, 2017, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Tai Chi Instructor: Roberta Villanova Dates: Fridays 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Residents: $5/class walk-in Non-Residents: $6/class walk-in In this class you will focus on strength training and balance. A variety of props are used, including hand weights, elastic bands and balance balls. Participants are asked to bring their own equipment. Dress comfortably and bring a water bottle.

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  6. Lion's Club Pancake Breakfast

    March 25, 2017, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Great Room

    Lion's Club Pancake Breakfast Saturday, March 25, 2017 8 am-10 am Adults: $10; Kids 12 and under $5 Proceeds benefit the Ellington Senior Center and Lion's Club. Contact: ellingtonlionsclub@gmail.com

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  7. Open Billiards

    March 25, 2017, 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM @ Game Room

    Open Billiards Dates: Mondays 9 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Tuesdays - 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 to the public during these hours; however, they may be adjusted during tournament play and other scheduled events.

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  8. Setback

    March 25, 2017, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    VPL: Dave Lehmann 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.

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  9. TODAY IS A GOOD DAY TO CHECK OUT THE DAY TRIPS AVAILABLE AT THE SENIOR CENTER!!!

    March 27, 2017, All Day

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  10. HOURS OF OPERATION 8:30 AM - 6OO PM

    March 27, 2017, 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM

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  11. Open Billiards

    March 27, 2017, 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM @ Game Room

    Open Billiards Dates: Mondays 9 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Tuesdays - 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 to the public during these hours; however, they may be adjusted during tournament play and other scheduled events.

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  12. Ellington Chess Mates

    March 27, 2017, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Activity's Room

    Ellington Chess Mates VPL: Alex Cardoni Dates: Mondays Time: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Fee: Free 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.

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  13. Intermediate Line Dancing with Instructor Nicole Gagne

    March 27, 2017, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Multipurpose room

    Intermediate Line Dancing with Instructor Nicole Gagne 8 Week Sessions: Mondays 11:30 am-12:30 pm Residents: $32 Non-Residents: $40 Walk-In Rates: Residents: $6/class Non-residents: $7/class 8 Week Winter Session:

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  14. CRT Lunch

    March 27, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Great Room

    Eligibility Requirements: The program serves people over 60, and their spouses, regardless of age. Reservations are required a minimum of 24-hours in advance, by calling the center where you want to eat. The cafe at the Ellington Senior Center serves meals on Mondays and Tuesdays. Reservations for Mondays lunch must be made by 11 am on the Friday before. For Tuesdays lunch, reservations must be made by 11 am the Monday before.

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  15. 1:1 Computer Help with Bill

    March 27, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Technology

    Instructor: Bill Correia Times: Mondays & Wednesdays by appointment. Pre-registration Required. Call 860-870-3133 to reserve a 30-60 minute time slot. A self-described Computer Geek, Bill loves to help people understand the technology they own. If you have a laptop, tablet or something electronic you aren't quite sure how to use, bring it to Bill and he will work with you to help you better understand it. Please call or see the receptionist to reserve a 30-60 minute time slot.

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  16. Amelia's Line Dancing

    March 27, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Multipurpose room

    Easy Line Dancing Mondays 1:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Mondays VPL: Amelia Kurpat. This is an easy class, with no jumping, no hopping and no quick turns. FREE

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  17. Needle Crafts

    March 27, 2017, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Arts and Crafts Room

    Needle Crafts Volunteer Program Leader: Carolyn Feldman Dates: Mondays, Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Fee: Free Join this group of knitters as you knit your own project or work on one with the group. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced. Bring your own knitting needles and yarn.

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  18. Board Games

    March 27, 2017, 1:15 PM - 2:30 PM @ Activity's Room

    Board Games VLP: Janet Sosnicki and Toni Finkle Dates: Mondays Time: 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM Fee: Free 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.

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  19. Musical Insights "Jack Cohen - Spanish Guitar with panflute"

    March 27, 2017, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ Activity's Room

    Jack Cohen Spanish Guitar with Panflute 3:00 – 4:30 PM Activities Room

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  20. TODAY IS A GOOD DAY TO CHECK OUT THE DAY TRIPS AVAILABLE AT THE SENIOR CENTER!!!

    March 28, 2017, All Day

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  21. HOURS OF OPERATION 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

    March 28, 2017, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

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  22. Open Billiards

    March 28, 2017, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM @ Game Room

    Open Billiards Dates: Mondays 9 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Tuesdays - 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 to the public during these hours; however, they may be adjusted during tournament play and other scheduled events.

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  23. Bridge

    March 28, 2017, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Activity's Room

    Bridge VPLs: Rosemary Malatesta, Pat Szemplinski Dates: Tuesdays Time: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Fee: Free Join this group for some good competitive fun. Pat and Rosemary are wonderful hostesses in one of the world's most popular card game.

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  24. Adult Coloring

    March 28, 2017, 9:30 AM - 11:45 AM @ Arts and Crafts Room

    Adult Coloring Dates: Tuesdays Time: 9:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Cost: Free Coloring is not an activity dedicated only for children; on the contrary, adults can also have fun with coloring pages. This activity is recognized for these relaxing virtues and is practiced for centuries, especially with Mandalas. We will have a limited supply of colored pencils, but will provide a variety of drawing sheets. Feel free to bring your own drawing sheets or other coloring mediums.

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  25. Chair Exercise Class

    March 28, 2017, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Multipurpose room

    Chair Exercise Class Instructor: Linda Stein Thursdays: 10 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Walk-In Rates:Residents: $4 Non-Residents: $5 About the Instructor: Linda Stein is an Ellington resident who is a certified fitness instructor. She is a past Silver Sneakers instructor and has received training with the Arthritis Foundation. All classes will be adapted to meet the participants’ needs.

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  26. Simple Circuit Fitness - Exercise for Active Adults

    March 28, 2017, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Multipurpose room

    Simple Circuit Fitness - Exercise for Active Adults Instructor: Linda Stein Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Residents: $7/class walk-in Non-Residents: $8/class walk-in NOTE: See instructor for monthly rate discount In this class you will focus on strength training and balance. A variety of props are used, including hand weights, elastic bands and balance balls. Participants are asked to bring their own equipment. Dress comfortably and bring a water bottle. Please note that a session consists of 1 class (either Tuesday or Thursday) per week. Session dates will be posted in the Information Center.

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  27. CRT Lunch

    March 28, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Great Room

    Eligibility Requirements: The program serves people over 60, and their spouses, regardless of age. Reservations are required a minimum of 24-hours in advance, by calling the center where you want to eat. The cafe at the Ellington Senior Center serves meals on Mondays and Tuesdays. Reservations for Mondays lunch must be made by 11 am on the Friday before. For Tuesdays lunch, reservations must be made by 11 am the Monday before.

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  28. Blood Pressure & Diabetic Screening

    March 28, 2017, 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM @ Health Room

    Blood Pressure & Diabetic Screening Dates: 2nd and 4th Tuesdays - NOTE: no screenings on 11/22 or 12/2/7 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Fee: Free Dates and Times (PDF) Stop in to have your blood pressure and diabetic screening with the Visiting Nurse & Health Services of Connecticut, Inc. No appointment required.

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  29. Basic Conversational German Class

    March 28, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM @ Arts and Crafts Room

    Basic Conversational German Class Instructor: Will Frederich Tuesdays, 1:00 PM-2:15 PM Class begins February 7, 2017 FREE Have you ever wanted to learn a new language? Now is your chance! Willi is looking for "committed" students who would aim to attend this free class weekly. Sign Read on...

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  30. Dominoes

    March 28, 2017, 1:00 PM - 3:45 PM @ Activity's Room

    Dominoes VPL: June Lyons Dates: Tuesdays Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Fee: Free 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.

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  31. NEW FITNESS CLASS: CrosSculpting

    March 28, 2017, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Multipurpose room

    NEW FITNESS CLASS: CrosSculpting, Instructor: Linda Stein Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Residents: $7/class Non-Residents: $8/class See instructor for monthly rate discount Classes are now forming for this NEW fitness class for men and women ages 55+. Perform a variety of functional movements with and without weights for enhanced core and muscle strength. You will see personal gains in fitness and balance! If interested, please call/email us and we will add you to our list. all participants must have a current registration completed prior to starting class.

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  32. Setback

    March 28, 2017, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    VPL: Dave Lehmann 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.

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  33. TODAY IS A GOOD DAY TO CHECK OUT THE DAY TRIPS AVAILABLE AT THE SENIOR CENTER!!!

    March 29, 2017, All Day

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  34. HOURS OF OPERATION 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

    March 29, 2017, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

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  35. Open Billiards

    March 29, 2017, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM @ Game Room

    Open Billiards Dates: Mondays 9 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Tuesdays - 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 to the public during these hours; however, they may be adjusted during tournament play and other scheduled events.

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  36. Cut-Ups Carving Club

    March 29, 2017, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Arts and Crafts Room

    Cut-Ups Carving Club Instructor(s): Ed Ertel, Randy Russo Dates: Wednesdays Time: 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Cost: Nominal Bring your own wood carving project or work on one with the group. Carvers of all levels are welcome to join this wonderful group.

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  37. Ellington Singers

    March 29, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Multipurpose room

    Ellington Singers Director: Mary Regan VPL: Maureen Webber Times: September - April, Wednesdays, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Cost: $10 Annually We are always welcoming singers to join this wonderful group! Members practice weekly from September through mid-April and participate in many events for the community including Winterfest, Spring Musicale and a number of visits to local nursing homes. If you enjoy singing in a group and brightening spirits this group is for you!

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  38. Maple Street Kitchen Lunch Served

    March 29, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Lunch will be served at Noon on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Reservations required a day in advance. Call the Senior Center at 860-870-3133 .Maple Street Kitchen Lunch Reservations New Procedure Please feel free to sign yourself up for the lunch on Wednesdays and/or Thursdays by noon the day before, up to 2 weeks in advance, in the Green binder located at the front desk. Remember to list your phone number, in case there is a cancellation of lunch for any reasons.

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  39. 1:1 Computer Help with Bill

    March 29, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Technology

    Instructor: Bill Correia Times: Mondays & Wednesdays by appointment. Pre-registration Required. Call 860-870-3133 to reserve a 30-60 minute time slot. A self-described Computer Geek, Bill loves to help people understand the technology they own. If you have a laptop, tablet or something electronic you aren't quite sure how to use, bring it to Bill and he will work with you to help you better understand it. Please call or see the receptionist to reserve a 30-60 minute time slot.

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  40. Shuffleboard

    March 29, 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Great Room

    Shuffleboard VPL: Shirley Pinard Dates: Wednesdays Time: 2:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Fee: Free Join us on our new 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.

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  41. Yoga

    March 29, 2017, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Multipurpose room

    Yoga Instructor: Christine Olmstead Mondays: 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Fee paid to instructor. Each class is separate and will be paid accordingly. Walk-in rate residents: $8/class Walk-in rate non-residents: $10/class Christine has been practicing yoga since 2007 and has taught in a variety of settings including: fitness centers, yoga studios and personal instruction. Please dress comfortably and bring a yoga mat and a towel with you to class.

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  42. TODAY IS A GOOD DAY TO CHECK OUT THE DAY TRIPS AVAILABLE AT THE SENIOR CENTER!!!

    March 30, 2017, All Day

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  43. HOURS OF OPERATION 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

    March 30, 2017, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

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  44. AARP Tax Aide

    March 30, 2017, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Activity's Room

    Appointment Times are Scheduled Between 9am-1pm Trained volunteers will complete federal and state income tax returns at no charge for those 50 and older. Stop in or call the Ellington Senior Center at 860-870-3133 for an appointment time. Note: Appointment scheduling for Ellington residents will begin January 3, 2017 and January 24, 2017 for non-residents

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  45. AARP Tax Aide

    March 30, 2017, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Appointment Times are Scheduled Between 9am-1pm Trained volunteers will complete federal and state income tax returns at no charge for those 50 and older. Stop in or call the Ellington Senior Center at 860-870-3133 for an appointment time. Limited appointments are available.

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  46. Sew & So Crafts

    March 30, 2017, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Arts and Crafts Room

    Volunteer Program Leader: WANTED Come enjoy a little bit of this and a little bit of that. This group is all hands-on and suggestions are welcome for ideas of projects to make. Many of the items made in this group are sold at the annual Holiday Bazaar in November.

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  47. Chair Exercise Class

    March 30, 2017, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Multipurpose room

    Instructor: Linda Stein About the Instructor: Linda Stein is an Ellington resident who is a certified fitness instructor. She is a past Silver Sneakers instructor and has received training with the Arthritis Foundation. All classes will be adapted to meet the participants’ needs.

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  48. Simple Circuit Fitness - Exercise for Active Adults

    March 30, 2017, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

    Instructor: Linda Stein In this class you will focus on strength training and balance. A variety of props are used, including hand weights, elastic bands and balance balls. Participants are asked to bring their own equipment. Dress comfortably and bring a water bottle. Please note that a session consists of 1 class (either Tuesday or Thursday) per week. Session dates will be posted in the Information Center.

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  49. Maple Street Kitchen Lunch Served

    March 30, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Lunch will be served at Noon on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Reservations required a day in advance. Call the Senior Center at 860-870-3133 .Maple Street Kitchen Lunch Reservations New Procedure Please feel free to sign yourself up for the lunch on Wednesdays and/or Thursdays by noon the day before, up to 2 weeks in advance, in the Green binder located at the front desk. Remember to list your phone number, in case there is a cancellation of lunch for any reasons.

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  50. 1:1 Computer Help with Bill

    March 30, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Technology

    Instructor: Bill Correia Times: Mondays & Wednesdays by appointment. Pre-registration Required. Call 860-870-3133 to reserve a 30-60 minute time slot. A self-described Computer Geek, Bill loves to help people understand the technology they own. If you have a laptop, tablet or something electronic you aren't quite sure how to use, bring it to Bill and he will work with you to help you better understand it. Please call or see the receptionist to reserve a 30-60 minute time slot.

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  51. Ballroom/Polka Dancing

    March 30, 2017, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

    Ballroom/Polka Dancing VPL: Amelia Kurpat Dates: Thursdays Ballroom Beginners: 1-1:30 PM Intermediate and just for fun:1:30 - 2:30 PM Polka & Fun Dancing: 2:30 - 3 PM Fee: Free Bring in your left feet and we will make them right. Amelia has volunteered for several years teaching groups a little bit of everything from basic steps to fully choreographed dances. Partners and singles are welcome to come and dance to a variety of music. Bring your favorite dancing shoes.

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  52. Chair Yoga

    March 30, 2017, 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM @ Multipurpose room

    Chair Yoga Thursdays: 2:30 pm - 3:15 pm Residents: $4/Walk-in Non-Residents: $5/Walk-in What is Chair Yoga? In a Chair Yoga class students participate in a full range of yoga postures, breathing exercises and relaxation and meditation practices. The classes are calming, relaxing and rejuvenating for the body. Anybody is welcome to attend a Chair Yoga class but they are especially suited for older adults and anybody dealing with an injury or illness that causes decreased mobility or pain in the body. It is a gentle class that incorporates healthy movement to keep the muscles, bones and joints of the body healthy and strong.

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  53. NEW FITNESS CLASS: CrosSculpting

    March 30, 2017, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Multipurpose room

    NEW FITNESS CLASS: CrosSculpting, Instructor: Linda Stein Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Residents: $7/class Non-Residents: $8/class See instructor for monthly rate discount Classes are now forming for this NEW fitness class for men and women ages 55+. Perform a variety of functional movements with and without weights for enhanced core and muscle strength. You will see personal gains in fitness and balance! If interested, please call/email us and we will add you to our list. all participants must have a current registration completed prior to starting class.

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  54. TODAY IS A GOOD DAY TO CHECK OUT THE DAY TRIPS AVAILABLE AT THE SENIOR CENTER!!!

    March 31, 2017, All Day

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  55. HOURS OF OPERATION 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM

    March 31, 2017, 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM

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  56. Open Billiards

    March 31, 2017, 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM @ Game Room

    Open Billiards Dates: Mondays 9 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Tuesdays - 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 to the public during these hours; however, they may be adjusted during tournament play and other scheduled events.

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  57. Wii Bowling

    March 31, 2017, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Great Room

    Wii Bowling VPL: Dennis Varney and Basil Gallant Dates: Fridays, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Fee: 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 read more Come down on Fridays and join us. Congratulations to Judy Varney, the first to bowl a perfect game - 300

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  58. Tai Chi

    March 31, 2017, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Tai Chi Instructor: Roberta Villanova Dates: Fridays 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Residents: $5/class walk-in Non-Residents: $6/class walk-in In this class you will focus on strength training and balance. A variety of props are used, including hand weights, elastic bands and balance balls. Participants are asked to bring their own equipment. Dress comfortably and bring a water bottle.

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