Holiday Dinner Dance – New Location!
Come join us at our new venue — the Birchwoods at Oaklane in Woodbridge for our annual Senior Center Holiday Dinner Dance on Sunday, Dec. 6 from 12:30 to 3:30. The Good 2 Go Band will be the musical entertainment from 1 to 3:30. The menu choices are Beef or Fish. There will be a cash bar. The cost this year will be $20 per person 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 are currently on sale.
Maplewood Mondays Holiday Cabaret
Join us for a very special Monday with Maplewood as they host our Holiday Cabaret. What will make it even better is if you wear your ugliest Holiday sweater. Maplewood will start at 2:00 The Yuletide Carolers will sing from 3-4, call to let us know you are coming!
Living Treasure Nominations now being accepted
Nominations are currently being accepted through March 11, 2016 for the 2016 Living Treasure Awards. Nomination forms are available in the Orange Community Services office, Town Hall, and can be printed from the town’s website. The three individuals chosen to be honored at the Senior Center’s Pasta Festa! on May 20, 2015.
Scrabble & Tea
Join us on Fridays from 12-1pm for Scrabble & tea! Aubry Monahan will be hosting. Tea and dessert will be served. Call to register (203) 891-4784!
Aubry Monahan will also be introductory another free class – Poetry. This free class will run throughout November and December, 11-12pm. Call to register (203) 891-4784
Come join us for a Halloween Theme Flower Arranging class on Friday December 18, 10-12 in room 2. $10 fee will be applied to cover the cost of materials. Call or stop by to register (203) 891-4784.
Lunch & Fun
Thursday, December 17, 11:30am, Five Wishes with Joyce Buselli of Vitas. Five Wishes is the first living will that talks about your personal, emotional and spiritual needs as well as your medical wishes. You choose the person you want to make health care decisions for you if you are unable. Sandwiches, coffee and desserts will be at 11:30 and the program begins at noon. Call the office to register
Movie of the Month
Friday, Dec 18, Boyhood, 1:00pm. It took 12 years to make. Follow the life of Mason, from early childhood to his arrival at college. Popcorn & soda will be served. Call for a seat.
Nov/Dec monthly book club will meet December 4, from 2:00-3:30pm in room 3. This month’s title is My Father’s Country by W. Bruhns.
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
Adult Coloring: Friday 11:00am
Chair Exercise: Mondau, Wednesday, & Friday at 11:00am
Fitness: Tuesday & Thursday at 8:45 & 10:00am
Line Dancing: Friday at 1:00pm
MELT: Monday & Thursday at 11:15am
Pilates for Seniors: Monday and Friday at 10:00am
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 Pverlook
2nd Monday of the Month—Racebrook Track
3rd Monday of the Month—Turkey Hill Preserve
4th Monday—Orange Triangle Trail
Free Yoga Dance Trial
Try out Yoga dance for free on Thursday, Dec 17 from 10-11am. If you were ever curious about this fun class now is the time to try it out! Call the office to reserve your spot.
Bring a Friend to Tai Chi to try it out for Free on Dec 18 11:45 -12:45pm
Spiritual & Emotional Wellness
Wednesday with Tara at 11:30am. This month’s book— The Four Agreements: A practical Guided to Personal Freedom by Don Miguel Ruiz.
The Secret: Discussion & Documentary
We read The Secret in Tara’s Spiritual Wellness class. Now its time to see the Documentary and discuss it and your successes. Dec 22 at 10:30am.
Fun with Aubry
Holiday Craft, Dec 21, 1-3pm —Gingerbread House,
limited to 15 people, fee: $10, pre registration required
Social Media, Dec. 8-29, 9-11am —
4 weeks of the most popular sites
Poetry, Jan 5, 11-12pm
Tea & Scrabble, Fridays 12-2pm
Literature to Film Appreciation, Jan 4, 1-3pm—
Read the passage then watch how the film interpreted it.
ESCAPE THE COLD @ MOHEGAN SUN—Wednesday, January 27-28, 2015. At Mohegan Sun every turn leads to a new adventure with an indoor 7-story waterfall, the world’s largest and most spectacular planetarium dome and the awe-inspiring Wombi Rock. Cost $163pp double. This no-minimum trip includes round trip transportation, Hotel Accommodations, 2 Buffet Vouchers, $20 free slot play. Full payment due at registration
CT FLOWER SHOW & LUNCH—No minimum trip February 18, 2015 (snow date 2/19). “In the Spotlight” at the CT Flower & Garden Show at the Connecticut Convention Center. Lunch stop at the Chowder Pot. Choice of lunch: Prime Rib, Baked Stuffed Scrod or Chicken Marsala served with all the trimmings. Cost $77. Includes transportation, Lunch, Admission and driver’s gratuity. Full payment due at registration
HEART of the SOUTH—April 10-17, 2016. Welcome to America’s most inviting cultural region. Take some time to experience the city that has given us great music and incredible food: the “Jazz Capital of the World.” A journey through New Orleans, Natchez and Lafayette. Cost: $2,349pp double occupancy, single $2,899; triple $2,419. Includes group transportation to Bradley Airport, round trip air, air taxes and fees/surcharges, hotel transfers and driver’s gratuity. Full payment due at registration
COLORADO ROCKIES—June 3-11, 2016. 9 days, 12 meals. The highlights include: Denver, Rocky Mountains National Park, Grand Junction, Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park, Colorado National Monument, Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, Mesa Verde National Park, Pike’s Peak Cog Railway, and Garden of the Gods. Cost: $2,879pp double occupancy, single $3,629; triple $2,849. Includes group transportation to Bradley Airport, round trip air, air taxes and fees/surcharges, hotel transfers and driver’s gratuity. Full payment due at registration
NETHERLANDS, BELGIUM & PARIS featuring historic Bruges—September 12-22, 2016. 11 days, 14 meals. The highlights include: Amsterdam, Hortus Botanicus, Volendam, Diner’s Choice in Amsterdam, Brussels, Dinner Stroll, Bruges Choice of Bruges Walking Tour or Canal Cruise, Paris Seine River Cruise, Giverny. Cost: $3,999pp double occupancy, single $5,049. Includes group transportation to/from Airport, round trip air, air taxes and fees/surcharges, and hotel transfers. Deposit & cancellation insurance due at registration