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From the Orange Senior Center 9/29/17

OVNA Flu Clinics

The Orange Visiting Nurse Association invites you to attend one of their vaccination clinics here in Orange:

October 16, 2017 at High Plains Community Center, 1pm—3pm;

October 19, 2017 at OVNA office, 4:00pm – 7:00pm;

October 26 2017 at High Plains Community Center, 12pm—4pm; and

November 7 (Election Day) 8am-10am at HPCC; 1pm—3pm at MLT; 6pm—8pm at HPCC.

Contact the OVNA directly with any questions. (203) 891-4752.  United Healthcare is not accepted.  Remember to wear short sleeves!

Medicare Seminars

Join us from 1-3pm for to review the 2018 Medicare Plans:

October 23 Elena Scofield for Aetna;

October 30 Marc Figlar for Connecticare; and

November 6 Elena Scofield for Anthem.

Yogalates Demo

Come join Traci Weber on Tuesday, October 24 from 10:30 – 11:30am. and try this dynamic technique that combines the best of yoga and pilates.  Yogalates is a safe and strong practice that improves overall health, strengthens, tones, and beautifies the body, while bringing quiet, calm and peace to the mind.  To register for this free potentially new class demo, call the Senior Center at (203) 891-4784.  You will need to bring your yoga mat!

Walk About Yoga Demo

Take your Yoga for a hike!  Join Traci Weber for a unique outdoor yoga class.  Combining yoga and a gentle hike is the perfect way to get healthy, strong, connect with nature and each other!  We will offer 2 demos to try.  Join us on Friday, October 20 & 27 from 9-10:15am at the High Plains Community Center grounds.  The group will meet and begin in the Pavilion.  If the weather is bad we will meet in room 15.

Wellness with ShopRite

ShopRite of Orange’s Registered Dietitian, Courtney Huggins, RD will lead a discussion with a dish to try on Monday, October 2 from 11:30-12:30pm.

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.

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!

Diabetes Talk

Molly from Life Bridge will speak during lunch on October 12 at 11:30.  She will be continuing her lecture on Diabetes.  Come for the talk and sign up for a lunch at (203) 891-4765.

Movie of the Month

Friday, October 13 “Arrival”, 1:00pm.  Staring Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker.  When twelve  mysterious spacecraft appear around the world, linguistics professor Louise Banks is tasked with interpreting the language of the apparent alien visitors.  Popcorn & soda to be served.  Call for a seat (203) 891-4784.

Monday with Maplewoods

Chef Leif will return with his culinary delights for you to sample on October 16 and a special holiday sampling on December 4.  Call (203) 891-4788.  Your taste buds are sure to be pleased!

Money Management

Wednesday, October 18, 9:30am join as Attorney Etter presents a Probate Workshop.  Call to let us know you are coming (203) 891-4784.

Lunch & Fun

Join us for Ned Skinnon for “Sports Talk” and his Memorabilia Display on October 20 at 12 noon.  All are welcome, free admission just call the office (203) 891-4784 so we can put out enough chairs.

Utopia Pizza and Jeopardy

Join us on October 23 from 12 noon to 1:00pm for Pizza and Jeopardy with Utopia Home Care.  They have done this before and we had a blast!  So sign up early so we will know how much Pizza to order at (203) 891-4784.

Beginner’s Computer

So you took our introduction to computers class but you still have question.  You now know how to turn it on but what do you do next?  Our Beginner Computer class is the next step.  So join Ed Jolley as he takes you to the next step.  Monday, November 6, 10:00am.



March 13—27, 2108 15 days, 20 meals.  Highlights:  Great Barrier Reef, Sydney  Opera House, Mount Cook National Park, Queenstown, and more.  Cost – Early Booking Discount Cost Double $5,999pp taxes until Sept 15, 2017.  Passport required for travel.  Deposit and Insurance due at registration.


April 23-30, 2018. 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.


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.

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