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From the Orange Senior Center 2/10/17

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.

Friday Lunch

Friday lunches will be provided by the Orange Senior Center and various Assisted Living Facilities.  On the 2nd Friday of the Month lunch will be supplied by Coachman Square.  To register, call (203) 891-4765 the week before.  At the time this was written we have scheduled Coachman Square of Woodbridge to supply lunch on the 2nd Friday of the month.  Coachman Square is limited to 30 people.

New Club! Cribbage Club

Join us on Mondays as the senior center and Assisted Living Services sponsor Cribbage Club Mondays from 1:00—3:00pm.  Mark Halliday of Assisted Living Services will instruct students on how to play cribbage for the first hour.  The second hour will be time to play.  Call (203) 891-4784 to reserve a seat!

New Class! Introduction to Computers

Calling all newbie computer users!  Frank Marini has agreed to teach an introductory computer course!  This 5 week starts February 2, 9:30-11:30am, for only $25.  Sign up at the Senior Center office.

Turkey Hill School Technology Partnership

The Orange Senior Center and the Turkey Hill School with a grant from the Jamie Hurley Foundation have partnered to bring you 3 free Technology Seminars.  Learn from the experts, the Kids!  Call (203) 891-4784 to reserve a seat.

How to Connect with Friends & Family with Devices

February 6, 10am

AARP Tax Program

AARP will be offering its tax preparation services again on Wednesdays, from February 8 to April 12.  You must bring last year’s tax returns with you, Social Security card for everyone on the return and a photo ID.  Call (203) 891-4784 to schedule an appointment.

Wellness with Shop Rite

Shop Rite of Orange’s Registered Dietitian, Courtney Huggins, RD will lead a Heart Healthy Wellness seminar and recipes on Monday, February 13.  Call (203) 891-4784 to RSVP.

Movie of the Month

Friday, February 17 “The Light Between Oceans”, 1:00pm; from the M. L. Stedman novel.  A lighthouse keeper and his wife living off the coast of Western Australia raise a baby they rescue from a drifting rowing boat.  Popcorn & soda will be served.  Call for a seat (203) 891-4784.

Book Club

The monthly book club will meet on Friday, February 24.  The book is The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman.

Submit Your Living Treasure Nominations Now

Nominations are being accepted through March 11, 2017 for the 2017 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 will be honored at the Living Treasure Award ceremony on May 5, 2017.

2017 Trips

UCONN vs. SMU BASKETBALL at Gampel Pavilion—Saturday, No minimum trip February 11, 2017.  There is nothing like seeing a live game.  Cost $56pp.  This no minimum trip includes transportation and tickets to the game.  Full payment is due at registration.

CT FLOWER SHOW & LUNCH—No minimum trip February 23, 2017 (snow date 2/24).  “The Spirit of Spring” at the CT Flower & Garden Show at the Connecticut Convention Center with a lunch stop.  Cost $80pp.  Includes transportation, Lunch, & Admission.  Full payment due at registration.

MOHEGAN SUN 2017 AAC WOMEN’S BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONSHIP GAME – March 6-7, 2017 no minimum overnight trip.  Cost $229pp double, $315 single, $214pp triple; includes transportation, hotel accommodations, AAC Final Game Ticket, taxes, gratuity, baggage handling and more.  Full payment is due at registration.

ST PATRICK’S DAY at the Aqua Turf – no minimum trip March 14, 2017.  Enjoy live Irish entertainment by Padraig Allen and the Maclean Avenue Band.  Enjoy and Irish lunch including corned beef & cabbage, baked scrod, and all the fixings, topped off with carrot cake as well as a complimentary glass of wine or beer.  Cost: $77pp includes transportation, lunch, show, & driver gratuities.  Full payment is due at reservation.

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