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From The Orange Senior Center 10/30/15

Veterans’ Appreciation Pie Cabaret

Join us for a veteran’s recognition event in the Senior Café Monday, November 9. The program will start with Apple & Pumpkin Pie from Lyman Orchards at 1:30 pm. At 2:00 pm Clayton Allen will perform, singing various old country songs to show our appreciation to our veterans. Call the office to let us know you are coming!

Lions Club of Orange Thanksgiving Dinner

Each year the Lions Club of Orange hosts a Thanksgiving Dinner. All are welcomed. It will be held November 29, at 12:30pm in the High Plains Community Center Gym. To register call Kim at (203) 891-4788.

Holiday Door Decorating

Clubs, Community Groups, Civic Organizations, Schools and Town Departments are invited to decorate one of the hallway doors at the Community Center for the annual Holiday Door Decorating Contest. Stop by the Community Services office and pick up an entry form. The entry deadline is November 25. All doors need to be decorated by December 4. Voting will take place between December 4 and 13. The winner will be announced at the Holiday Cabaret on December 14.

Holiday Dinner Dance

Come join us at the Grassy Hill Lodge for our annual Senior Center Holiday Dinner Dance on Sunday, December 6 from 12 to 3:30. The Good 2 Go Band will be the musical entertainment from 1 to 3:30. The menu choices are Tuscan Chicken, Stuffed Sole, or Filet Mignon. There will be a cash bar. The cost this year will again be $20 per person. Many thanks to the generosity of the Olga Fund of the Orange Foundation who gave us a grant to pay for the music and to reduce the price of the ticket. Payment and meal choice must be made at the time of reservation. Tables will seat 8 to 10 persons. If you wish to be seated with particular people, payment for the group must be made at the same time. Checks are payable to Treasurer, Town of Orange. Tickets go on sale November 2.

Maplewood Mondays

Maplewood of Orange is our local Assisted Living. They will present a different dish once a month for you to sample. Be sure to let us know you are coming (203) 891-4784 then enjoy! The scheduled dates are: November 16, & December 14.

Movie of the Month

Friday, November 20, Whiplash, 1:00pm.

J.K. Simmons won an Oscar for his role. A promising young drummer enrolls at a cut-throat music conservatory where his dreams of greatness are mentored by an instructor who will stop at nothing to realize a student’s potential. Popcorn & soda will be served. Call to reserve a seat.

Election Day Van Service

Election Day is November 3. The Orange Transportation program is available for rides to and from the polls. Call Kim Callahan, to schedule a ride at (203) 891-4788.

Book Club

Our monthly book club will meet October 30, from 2:00-3:30pm in room 3. This month’s title is A Good Place to Hide by Peter Grose.

Hot and Cold Lunches

The Orange Senior Center offers a hot lunch Monday through Friday. On Tuesdays and Thursdays a cold lunch option is also available. Lunch is served Monday through Friday, 11:30am – 12:00pm. No meals on Saturday or Sunday. A $3.00 donation is accepted for persons 60 years and over. To register (203) 891-4765.

Wellness Corner – Call 203-891-4784 to register

Fitness:          Tuesday & Thursday at 8:45 & 10:00am

MELT:            Monday & Thursday at 11:15am starting 9/3

Yoga:              Monday with Dee at 9:15am

                        Wednesday with Sue at 9:00 & 10:15am

Friday with Tara at 8:30am

Zendoodle:     Wednesday at 12:30pm

Zumba Gold: Monday at 11:00am

Wednesday at 11:00am

Friday at 10:00am

Hiking – Each week a different hike—4 week rotation.

1st Monday of the Month—Housatonic Overlook

2nd Monday of the Month—Racebrook Track

3rd Monday of the Month—Turkey Hill Preserve

4th Monday of the Month—Orange Triangle Trail

Pilates for Seniors – Monday at 10:00am.

Spiritual & Emotional Wellness – Classes are Wednesdays at 11:30am. Registration is required (203) 891-4784. This month’s book is The Secret, by Rhonda Bryne.

Adult Coloring – Adult coloring is surging in popularity! Friday at 1:00pm.

2015 Trips

AN AMISH CHRISTMAS GETAWAY featuring THE MIRACLE OF CHRISTMAS at the Sight & Sound Theater, December 9-11, 2015. Stay at The Country Inn of Lancaster, enjoy “A Christmas Story” at the Dutch Apple Dinner Theater, visit the National Christmas Center, Elva’s Barnyard Studio for a “Chalk Talk” presentation with Elva Hurst. Shop the Brickerville Shops and the Amish Quilt & Craft Shop. Have dinner inside a real Amish home. Attend “The Miracle of Christmas” at the Sight & Sound Theater. Also includes visits to the Bird in Hand Market and Longwood Gardens. Cost: $487pp for double includes transportation, Hotel Accommodations, 4 meals, 2 Christmas Shows and driver’s & Tour Director gratuity. Final Payment due November 9.

Contact: Dennis Marsh – 203-891-4784

 

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