Programs

Programs – The Senior Center plans events on a monthly basis. Below is a listing for what generally occurs. For more details on events not listed below, check the Calendar Section and/or the News Section.

Fitness – Participants can trial any class without obligation. Please notify the Senior Center office if you are trialing a class.

All participants are encouraged to participate at their level of fitness/comfort. Any physical concerns are to be addressed to your personal physician. Questions about modifying the routines are to be directed to your instructor. All instructors are CPR certified and qualified in the class they are teaching.

Classes that utilize the Pass System: With the Pass System, the participant purchases a card which has a specific number of classes on it that must be used within one year of purchase. The Pass must be brought to every class. Attendance will be tracked and when your “punches” are used, a new pass must be purchased.

Classes that are Session Based: These classes will have a specific start and end date. Participants can elect to attend all of the classes or half of the classes. Class sessions typically run for 2 months.

Music Classes – Explore your creative side and challenge yourself mentally by learning to play an instrument.

Education/Enrichment Classes – Learn new skills in the areas of the arts, technology, health and more.  Through education develop and help maintain your mental abilities as well as enhance your self-esteem and creative needs. Explore and develop your interests.

Cards/GamesA variety of choices for group play and individual play. Promotes mental stimulation and provides for socialization. They stimulate memory, attention skills and have great social interaction which works on many parts of the brain.  Our games programs include a variety of levels from basic to more challenging options.

Social Scene – The Senior Center plans, often with meals, events that are offered to provide socialization and entertainment. Any excuse for a party is considered whether it be to celebrate a National Holiday or just to have some fun. A regional dinner dance is held annually also to allow for socializing with friends from the other towns in the county.

Health Services – These services are provided to help older adults age at home and stay as well as possible.  Everyone is encouraged to take advantage of the programs.

Nutrition Services – The Senior Nutrition Program, administered by TVCCA, offers nutritious meals on a daily basis.

    NIANTIC TOASTMASTERS & Shoreline Advanced Toastmasters

    Talented speakers from these two groups will deliver speeches from 2-7 minutes. Humor, inspiration and life’s lessons will be bountiful.  Come LAUGH AND LEARN!!!

    Mon, February 5th at 12pm.

    Must register. $5 Fee for lunch

    Lunch will be provided by the senior center.

    Homemade Ham Casserole, Salad and a Drink.

     

    VALENTINES FOR VETERANS

    Help us to make Valentines for Men & Women in the Armed Services. 

    Wed at 12:45

    Supplies provided

    Call to register and for more information.

    MYSTERY DINNER THEATER

    Enjoy dining at Café Murder in the Community Center while interacting with the

    East Lyme Mystery Players to solve the murder.

    Prize for the table that solves the mystery!

    Fri, January 26th at 6:15pm $15pp

    Wine Happy Hour from 5pm-5:45pm at Illianos’ Grille in Niantic. Package includes a glass of wine for $8 and a 2nd one for free! Tickets on sale as of January 2nd. Tickets available at the door if seats are open. Baked Ziti, Green Salad, Garlic Bread & Dessert. This is a fundraiser and we will have RAFFLE ITEMS! Come join the fun!

     

    Monday, November 27th- DOUBLE REEDS ENSEMBLE

    Showcasing the unusual and beautiful sounds of the double reed instruments.

    Beef Barley soup and half of a roast beef sandwich and dessert.

    $5pp – Mon, November 27th

    Registration begins November 1st.

     

    Wednesday, November 15th- HOSPICE AND 5 WISHES

    with VITAS HEALTHCARE

    “It’s never too soon to talk about comfort, peace, dignity– hospice.

    Wed, November 15th at 12:30pm

    Please call to register