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From the Orange Senior Center

Contact: Dennis Marsh – 203-891-4784

Afghans for Veterans

The Afghan Ladies knit and crochet afghans for veterans. An embroided strip with “USA HERO” is sewn on every blanket. This group is looking for more crafters. This month they meet June 29 at 1:00pm in the lounge.

Senior Summer Cookout

This year’s Summer Cookout in the High Plains Pavilion will be held on Monday, August 10 with a rain date of Tuesday, August 11 from 5 to 8 pm. John Paolillo with Kickback Duo will perform. Tickets go on sale on July 1, only $15.

Fitness, MELT, & Zendoodle

With the Summer Camp in the building we will return to our summer fitness schedule. Fitness class will meet once on Tuesday and once on Thursday at 9:00am in the café beginning June 22.

MELT & Zendoodle will meet once a week on Wednesdays in the café starting June 22. 11:30am for MELT and 12:30pm for Zendoodle. I hope to see you there!

Art for Beginners

Graham Dale has agreed to teach a new art class. Art for Beginners will run 8 weeks on Thursdays 9:30-11:30am from July 2—August 20. You do not need to know anything about art. Graham will teach you about art elements and more.

Ice Cream Social

Join us for The Elderly Brothers with Big Tom Stankus and Brian Gillie on June 15 1:30—3:00pm, as they rock out with all the great songs from the 50s. Seating is limited so call (203) 891-4784 to make a reservation.

Computer Fest is Back!!!

Computer Fest is back with Kathleen Gorelick! And it’s Free!!! 4 weeks, 4 different classes. Intro to Computers, (no experience needed) – June 16. Internet Basics – June 23. eMail 101 – June 30. iPad – July 7. Classes meet on Tuesdays from 9:30-11:30am. There are only 10 seats so hurry down to sign up.

Lunch & Fun

Join us Thursday, June 18, 11:30am, for India Culture, with Reena Katarya as she speaks about her homeland and culture. Participants bring their lunch at 11:30 and the program begins at noon. Coffee and dessert will be available. Call the Center to reserve a seat.

Movie of the Month

One of the best movies you never heard of. Join us Friday, June 19 1:00pm, “Mr. Nobody” starring Jaco Van Dormael. A boy stands on a station platform as a train is about to leave. Should he go with his mother or stay with his father? Infinite possibilities arise from this decision. As long as he doesn’t choose, anything is possible. Popcorn & soda will be served. Call to reserve a seat.

Free Excel Class

Tom George returns to teach a 2 day Excel class Monday, June 22 and Wednesday, June 24, 1:00-2:30pm. Space is limited so sign up early at 203-891-4784.

Flower Arranging

Come join us for a Flower Arranging class on Friday, June 26—Independence Day Theme. 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.

Book Club

Come join us for our FREE Senior Center Book Club to be held June 26, from 2:00-3:30pm in room 2. This month’s title is The Road to Valor by Anthony Doerr.

Veterans Coffee Hour

July 6, 11 –12pm VITAS Innovative Hospice Care, Wayne Rioux, a U.S. Army Veteran will discuss veteran topics. Veterans and family members are encouraged to attend. Call the office (203) 891-4784 to RSVP.

2015 Trips

COINS & CLAWS—Lobster & Casino. July 7, 2015. Stop for lunch en route at Abbott’s Lobster in the Rough in Noank, CT. Voted as one of the best lobster shacks in New England. Your entrée option includes a choice of steam lobster or herb roasted chicken with all the trimmings. After lunch depart for the Mohegan Sun Casino where you will receive a casino package including food credit. Cost: $61pp, includes transportation, lunch, casino bonus package and driver’s gratuity. Full payment due at registration.

TWIN LOBSTER AND THE “I LOVE LUCY” & RICKY SHOW. At the Hu Ke Lau in MA. Wednesday, July 15, 2015. But wait, there’s more! Did I mention there is a 2nd show—Polynesian Show? Cost: $87pp, includes transportation, lunch, 2 shows and driver’s & server’s gratuity. Full payment due at registration.

MY NAME IS BARBRA—A Tribute to Barbra Streisand at Amarante’s Sea Cliff. Tuesday, July 21, 2015. With the look, persona and sound of Barbra Streisand, tribute artist Joni Lambert brings the excitement and unmistakable vocals of the great Diva herself. Cost: $64pp with transportation on your own. Includes social hour of Penne ala Vodka, Sweet & Sour Meatballs, Fried Dough Pizza, Frittata, Focaccia, and Cheese Puffs. Includes a Down East Clam Bake lunch of 1 1/1lb. Fresh Lobster or Almond Encrusted Pork Tenderloin, New England Clam Chowder, Just picked Corn on the Cob, Roasted Potatoes, Steamed Mussels with butter, Barbecue Chicken, Strawberry Short Cake, and Iced Tea. Full payment due at registration.

BOBBY RYDELL—A Teen Idol at the Aqua Turf Club. August 12, 2015. Bobby’s career spans six decades and encompasses every area of the entertainment world. Starring in the hit film Bye Bye Birdie and performing in countless TV shows, Bobby has earned a reputation as a classic performer. Family style lunch to include garden salad, pasta, chicken francaise & baked salmon with dill sauce, vegetable, potato, rolls, dessert and beverage. Cost: $99pp. Includes transportation, lunch, show and driver’s gratuity . Full payment due at registration.

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