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From The Orange Senior Center 4/12/19

Living Treasure Awards Ceremony

Join us on Friday, May 24 from 5 to 8 for our annual Living Treasure Award Ceremony.  We will be at the beautiful, Race Brook Country Club at 246 Derby Avenue in Orange.  The highlight of the evening will be the presentation of this year’s Living Treasure Awards to Doris Knight, Leo Moran, and Lea Turner.  Winners of the raffle will go home with some great prizes donated by individuals and local businesses.  Tables of 8 to 10 are available.  If you wish to be seated with particular people, payment for the group must be made at the same time; otherwise we cannot guarantee that you will be sitting together.  Please let us know if you would like to donate a prize for the raffle.  Tickets go on sale Monday, April 1 at $35 per person.

Volunteer Recognition

Allow us to celebrate all you do on April 15, 12:30-2pm with a Volunteer Recognition Party.  All volunteers are invited for a special party for us to say thank you for all you do.  Cake and thank you from 12:30-1:00, Paul Shlien will entertain from 1:00-2:00pm.  To RSVP, call (203) 891-4784.

Peck Place Prom

Peck Place School will host the 10th Annual Senior Prom at the Peck Place School on Friday, April 26 from 10:30 am to 1:00 pm.  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.

Senior Art Show

Calling all artists, the annual Senior Art Show at the Case Memorial Library is this May!  Start collecting your pieces.  You may submit 2 pieces to the show.  There will be a reception Thursday, May 9 to invite family and friends so you can brag!  Artists are asked to bring a food item to the reception for a pot luck.  Registration forms will be available in the senior center.

The Power Of Food

Join us May 17 from 1-2pm for Lunch by Bridges by Epic as they present “The Power of Food” cooking demo.  Stop by the office to sign up.  A healthy brain is just as important as a healthy body-thankfully, good nutrition can help to maintain both.  Join us to learn recipes to keep your mind healthy.  Call 203-891-4784 to register.

Walk-About Yoga

Traci Weber has agreed to teach Walk-About Yoga again.  She will lead the group Tuesdays at 10:30.  She plans to walk-about the track, stop for some yoga poses and move on to another spot and another pose.  It’s a lot of fun and a great way to get your exercise.  We will start with a demonstration on May 7 and if enough people are interested, we can have weekly classes beginning May 14.

How To Survive A Brazilian Betrayal

Join us on May 30, 2019 at 12 noon as Velya Jancz-Urban and Ehris Urban (Colonial Goodwife) lead us in a book discussion and signing for the book they wrote about the years they spent preparing to move to Brazil to run a dairy farm and open an English School but, only to be betrayed.  Call (203) 891-4784 for a seat!

Classic Movie Friday

Join us for Classic Movie of the Month:  “The Beatles:  HELP!”, on April 5 at 1:00pm.  Ringo Starr finds himself the human sacrifice target of a cult, and his fellow members of The Beatles must try to protect him from it.  Popcorn and soda to be served.  Call for a seat (203) 891-4784.

Movie Of The Month

Join us April 12, for “First Man” at 1:00pm, starring Ryan Gosling.  A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon.  Popcorn to be served.  Call to reserve a seat (203) 891-4784.

Documentary & Discussion

“Fed Up” April 26 at 1:00pm.  A documentary that examines America’s obesity epidemic and the food industry’s role in aggravating it.  Popcorn and soda to be served.  Call for a seat (203) 891-4784.

New Haven Orchestra Trip

Join us on Saturday, May 11, 2019 for a trip to the New Haven Chamber Orchestra performing at the Fair Haven Middle School.  Just leave your car at High Plains and ride with us into New Haven for this free concert.  Call (203) 891-4784 to register.  Departs at 1:00pm.

Afternoon Fun!

Arts & Crafts on Monday, Name 5 or Scattergories on Tuesdays, Mexican Train Dominos on Wednesdays, Bingo on Thursdays, Scrabble on Fridays at 1:00pm in the Cafe.  So, come on out and join us and be part of the fun!

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.

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.

Trips

Westchester Broadway Theater

Newsies – no minimum trip April 25, 2019.  They delivered the papers until they made the headlines!  Direct from Broadway comes the smash-hit musical based on Disney’s 1992 film.  Lunch entrée choice upon arrival.  Cost:  $111pp; includes transportation, lunch, show, and driver gratuities.  Full payment due at reservation (Minimal Walking).

Daffy Daffodils Featuring Nantucket Daffodil Festival, April 26-28, 2019

3 days, 5 meals.  Highlights:  Stay at the Cape Codder Resort, visit the Cape Cod Potato Chip Factory, enjoy dinner and entertainment at the Cape Cod Irish Village, ride the High Speed Ferry to Nantucket, see the antique car parade, the daffodil festival, enjoy an island sightseeing tour, enjoy a lobster dinner, and more.  Cost:  $591pp double, $736 single, or $571pp triple.  Full payment due at reservation (Considerable walking).

Clothes Encounter At The Newport Playhouse

No minimum trip May 23.  Enjoy lunch and a show.  Lunch is a variety of hot and cold foods, main entrees, side dishes, beverages, and homemade desserts.  After lunch enjoy the show:  Clothes Encounter.  A comedy about real estate agents, a husband and wife, double-meanings, mistaken identities, and sexual innuendos!  Cost:  $111pp, includes transportation, lunch, show and driver’s gratuity.  Full payment due at registration (Minimal Walking).

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