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From the Orange Senior Center 3/30/18

Living Treasure Award Ceremony

This year Gloria Capecelatro, Ann Losh, and Fred Turner will be honored at the Living Treasure Award ceremony on May 4, 2018 at Race Brook Country Club in Orange.  Tickets can be purchased at the Orange Senior Center in the High Plains Community Center (HPCC).

Back Pain and How to Manage It!

Join Orange Community Services and the OVNA in hosting a Back Pain presentation by PT Juliann Chacko of Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine on May 9 from 6-7pm in the HPCC Café.  Coffee and dessert will be served.  RSVP at (203) 891-4784.

Peck Place Prom

Peck Place School will once again host a Senior Prom at the Peck Place School on Friday, April 27 from 10:30am to 1:00pm.  There will be a buffet style lunch and beverages.  This is an actual prom with music and dancing, at no charge, just RSVP to (203) 891-4784.  Evelyn Hahn will be returning to lead us in line dancing!

Crochet Demo

Join us for a crochet demo on June 4 at 1pm.  If enough people enjoy the demonstration we could start a class the following week, on June 11—July 9 at 1pm for 2 hours.  The Demonstration is FREE!  You could make a bear.

Wellness With Shop Rite

Shop Rite of Orange’s Registered Dietitian, Courtney Huggins, RD will lead a discussion with a tasty dish that she will make right before your eyes.  Her recipes are a real crowd pleaser!  Join us on Monday, April 2, from 12:00-1:00pm.

AARP Smart Driving Course

The next AARP Driver’s Training course will be Thursday, April 5.  The cost of is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members.  Call the senior center to sign up.

Intermediate iPhone/iPad Class

Join us for intermediate iPhone/iPad with Aubry Monahan from April 9—12, 2018 from 10 – 12.  A great opportunity to learn many of the features of an iPhone & iPad all in one week!  Be sure to bring your device!  Sign up soon as space fills up fast.

Classic Movie Friday

Movie of the Month has been so popular that we added, Classic Movie of the Month.  Since our most popular actress has been Meryl Streep let’s start with “Bridges of Madison County” on April 13 at 1:00pm.  Popcorn and soda to be served.  Call for a seat (203) 891-4784.

Money Management

Join the Money Management group on April 17 at 9:30am as Maria Biondi presents the Orange Visiting Nurses Association.  All are welcome, just call to let us know you are coming at (203) 891-4784.  The group meets in the Town Conference Room at the High Plains Community Center.

Movie of the Month

Friday, April 20 “Lady Bird”, 1:00pm, with Saoirse Ronan and Laurie Metcalf.  In 2002, an artistically inclined seventeen-year-old girl comes of age in Sacramento, CA.  Popcorn to be served.  Call for a seat (203) 891-4784.

Monday with Maplewood

Join us on April 23 when Chef Leif returns with his culinary delights for you to sample.  Call (203) 891-4788.  Your taste buds are sure to be pleased!  We are very fortunate to have an Assisted Living in Town so check them out.

Suzanne’s Rock Painting Party

Join us on April 27 at 1:00pm for coffee & cookies as we paint rocks to replenish our Kindness Rock Garden.  Let us know that you are coming at (203) 891-4784 and we’ll supply the paint!

Hot Lunch

The Orange Senior Center offers a lunch Monday through Friday, 11:30am – 12:00pm.  A $3.00 donation is suggested for persons 60 years and over.  To register call (203) 891-4765 before 1pm, the day before.

Movie Club

Join us on a celluloid adventure!  Our group will discuss a current movie playing locally.  We will then meet to critique the film as we discuss the script, acting, cinematography and directing.  Meetings are held on the second Friday of the month at 3pm in the town conference room at the HPCC.

Orange Swimming Pool

We received word that renovations on the town pool will begin in late August.  During that time the pool will be closed.  More information to come.



8 days, 10 meals. Highlights:  Seattle, Mount St. Helens Visitor Center, Portland, Columbia River Gorge, Portland Spirit Cruise, Redwood National Park, San Francisco, and more. Cost:  $2,999pp double, with early booking discount before October 23, 2017.  Deposit & insurance due at registration.

ICELAND’S MAGICAL NORTHERN LIGHTS, October 30-November. 5, 2018

7 days, 10 meals.  Highlights:  Reykjavik, Northern Lights Cruise, Golden Circle, Geysir, Blue Lagoon, and much more.  Cost: $3,299pp double.  Deposit & insurance due at registration.

THE KINGS AND QUEENS OF COUNTRY at Log Cabin – no minimum trip, April 26, 2018

After lunch sit back and relax as two of the Log Cabin most popular “sold out” shows join forces to sing America’s top country songs.  Janice Dee (Tribute to Patsy Cline) and Danny Lee (The Colt .45 Band) will sing selections from Johnny Cash, Kenny Rogers, Tammy Wynette, Merle Haggard, Patsy Cline and more.  Cost: $99pp.  Includes transportation, lunch, show, & driver gratuities.  Full payment due at reservation.  Minimal Walking required.

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