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From The Orange Senior Center 5/31/19

Ice Cream Social With Josh

You may have seen Josh Cloutier present Mac Computers!  You may have seen him Cut the Cable, but now come see him like you never seen him before!  Join us on Thursday, June 6 from 1:30 to 3 when Josh plays his guitar and sings for you!!  Call the office at (203) 891-4784 to let us know you are coming.  We need a head count so we know how much ice cream to buy.

OVFD:  “Retire Fire”

The Orange Volunteer Fire Department will present “Retire Fire,” on June 10 at 1:00pm.  Dessert will be served.  In “Retire Fire” the OVFD will talk about the dangers of fire and tips for avoiding injury and damage specifically for older adults.  We talk about things ranging from understanding how to get out of a home for people with disabilities to cooking problems.  Call to reserve a seat at (203) 891-4784.

Wellness Workshop

Join us on June 17, 1:00pm when Dr. Gregory Sabatino returns to present his Wellness Workshop on “Make this Your Healthiest Summer Ever”.  Call us to let us know you are coming (203) 891-4784.

Mind Fit From Home Care Assistance

Just like the body, the brain will show signs of aging over time.  While this is a natural result of growing older, there are positive lifestyle changes you can make to keep your mind sharper for longer. In the Mind Fit Series, we will learn about the various factors that contribute to brain health, while engaging in group activities based on the Cognitive Therapeutics Method offered by Home Care Assistance.  Join us for a fun and informative six-part series, led by Home Care Assistance brain fitness experts.  Part 1 will start on June 18th at 12:30pm.  Come hungry, as we’ll be making a brain and heart healthy snack!  Call us to let us know you are coming (203) 891-4784.

Orange Players Present:  Ages & Stages Readers Theater

Orange Players Readers Theater will present Ages and Stages coming on June 19 at 1:00pm.  Join us for a delightful comedy show about seniors.  Call the office (203) 891-4784 to let us know you are coming.  Enjoy some coffee and dessert with us.

Patriots of Liberty Social Tea

Join us on June 24 from 11:30-1:00pm for Patty Carver’s Patriots of Liberty.  Patriots of Liberty is a one-woman tour de force musical presentation where Patty portrays four noted women of American History.  It’s a Social Tea so we will break out the porcelain tea cups.  Lunch will be served.  Call to reserve a seat at (203) 891-4784.  Sign up in the office.  Seats are limited!  $10pp.

Summer Concerts

Join us for 5 outdoor all ages shows in the Gazebo, for the Thursday night concerts from 6:00-8:00pm.  Come for the Farmers’ Market, and stay for the show!

  • June 27, Boogie Chillum;
  • July 18, Fools on the Hill—Beatles Tribute Band;
  • July 25, Al & Sal of Fools on the Hill;
  • August 8, Bad Moon RisingCreedence Clearwater Revival & John Fogerty Tribute band; and
  • August 22, The Vybrations—60s Band.

Summer Picnic

This year’s Summer Picnic will be held on Tuesday, August 13 (rain date August 14), 5 to 8 pm. The Moon Spinners Trio will perform.  Tickets go on sale July 1, $10.  Thank you to the Orange Lions for cooking & serving over the years.  Purchase tickets in the senior center office.

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.

Movie of the Month

June 14, for “Green Book” at 1:00pm.  2018 Oscar for Best Picture.  A working-class Italian-American bouncer becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist on tour of the south during the 1960s.  Popcorn to be served.  Call to reserve a seat (203) 891-4784.

Classic Movie Friday

Join us for Classic Movie of the Month: “Prizzi’s Honor”, on June 21 at 1:00pm.  Jack Nicholson and Kathleen Turner star as a professional hitman and hitwoman fall in love.  Popcorn and soda to be served.  Call for a seat (203) 891-4784.

Documentary & Discussion

Join us for The Beatles Explosion on June 28 at 1:00pm.  See the early days of the Beatles with rare interviews, newsreels, press conferences, and television appearances in this documentary.  Popcorn and soda to be served.  Call for a seat (203) 891-4784.

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

MUSIC MAN at the Goodspeed Opera House

T & A Tours trip June 12, 2019Professor Harold Hill and Marian the Librarian march into their first appearance at Goodspeed.  Lunch will be at Gelston House Restaurant.  Cost: $168pp.  Includes transportation, lunch, Orchestra seats, and tour director.  Full payment due at reservation.  (Minimal Walking)

LOBSTER FEAST AND THE GREAT AMERICAN SWING BAND at the Log Cabin—June 13, 2019

Enjoy your lobster feast menu with clam chowder, New England Boiled Lobster, Barbecued Ribs and chicken, served with corn and a baked potato, plus dessert.  Then relax to the music of the Great American Swing Band.  Cost $109pp.  Includes transportation & Lunch.  Full payment due at registration (Minimal Walking).

CT SUN vs. SEATTLE STORM WNBA Basketball at Mohegan Sun Arena

No minimum trip June 16, 2019.  Cost:  $55pp.  Includes transportation, ticket to the CT Sun game, Food Voucher, Casino Bonus & driver gratuities.  Full payment due at reservation.  (Some Walking)

NEWPORT FLOWER SHOW American Beauty, June 23, 2019

America’s premier summer flower show held on the historic grounds of Rose Cliff.  Highlights include a 10-mile Ocean Drive with a local guide, admission to the flower show, leisure time for shopping & lunch at Bowen’s Wharf.  Lunch is on your own at any one of the numerous restaurants.  Cost $99pp.  Includes transportation, tour & admission.  Full payment due at registration (some walking), pick up the bus at the Baldwin Center, 100 W. Broad Street, Stratford CT.

BROADWAY YOUR WAY June 26, 2019

Cost varies depending on choice of show.  Includes transportation, Orchestra or front Mezzanine seating for a Matinee show.  Full payment due at registration (some walking) pick up the bus at the Baldwin Center, 100 W. Broad Street, Stratford CT.

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