Category: Programs

Art Class: Still Life of Summer Vegetables

Still Life of Summer Vegetables – September 12, 19- Mondays 1-3pm– 2 weeks ($14.00)
Late summer gives us a bounty of colorful and interesting vegetables. Students will work from still life set ups of these to create close-up paintings. Lesson will concentrate on composition and contrast

Upcoming Trips and Tours

Mark your calendars. Details to Follow:

Wed, October 5 – Covered Bridges/Cathedral of the Pines
Thu., October 20 – Jack-O-Lantern Spooktacular at Roger Williams Zoo
Wed., Nov. 16 – Shopping at Woodbury Commons
Sat., Dec. 3 – New York City on Own
Wed., Dec. 7 – Newport Playhouse – A Christmas Carol

UPCOMING HIKES: GILETTE’S CASTLE STATE PARK

September 8 – Gillette’s Castle State Park. Ferry Rd. (Rte 148) Lyme CT.
Meet at the Hadlyme public boat ramp parking lot by the Chester Hadlyme Ferry. (Note: For google maps, search for “Chester-Hadlyme Ferry”. Make sure GPS sends you to Ferry Road in Lyme, not Old Lyme.
We will walk up a beautiful walkway to the Castle and explore the route
that was once a narrow gauge train trail. Beautiful CT River views. 2.5 miles.

Lecture: Transatlantic Airships

Upcoming Lifelong Learning Lecture: Transatlantic Airships- September 7th at 1:00pm with the Bow Tie Historian Jason Scappaticci. Most people are familiar with one airship, the Hindenburg, and only because of its tragic ending that was caught on film. Prior to this catastrophic accident though the world experienced an airship craze and competition between countries that pushed companies to design larger and more luxurious airships. This lecture is free for members ($10 each for non-members). Call to pre-register.

Reiki

Wednesdays, by appointment 

Please sign up in the front office.

REIKI is a method of natural healing based on the application of Universal Life Force Energy. REIKI is one of the more widely known forms of energy healing. Energy healing involves direct application of CHI for the purpose of strengthening the client’s energy system (aura). This is a quiet, individualized program.

Free to our seniors, donations accepted.

Virtual Real Time Tour of the Nile River

Tuesday, August 16th from 10:00-11:00am

 

Come join us as we take a trip up the Nile and watch the sun go down. “We will travel by motor boat, taking a trip on the longest river in the world that has so much history sail on it is one on nearly everyone’s bucket list. You will get to see the difference between the East and West Banks of the Nile plus some of the wildlife that lives there.”

​​​​​​​You have the opportunity to ask the tour guide questions—these are “real time” tours and are interactive. Please sign up on the bulletin board if you plan to attend. Authentic snacks served during the tours.

Virtual Real Time Tour of Canada

Wednesday, August 3rd from 3:30-4:30pm

 

A live walking tour of Banff & The Canadian Rockies. “Banff—Canada’s first and most famous national park. Nestled in over 6000 square kilometers of majestic wilderness, the Town of Banff helped to finance the trains which assured Canada’s creation. Every visit will be different according to time, light, wildlife and weather. We discuss the indigenous inhabitants. Geology, wildlife and the ‘need to reside’ permit which restricts Town from growing.”

 

You have the opportunity to ask the tour guide questions—these are “real time”
tours and are interactive. Please sign up on the bulletin board if you plan to attend. Authentic snacks served during the tours.

Upcoming Lifelong Learning Lectures & Performances. Mark Your Calendar.

Upcoming Lifelong Learning Lectures & Performances are Free for members ($10 each for non-members)

September 7th at 1:00pm-Transatlantic Airships with the Bow Tie Historian

October 5th at 1:00pm– The Connecticut Witch Trials with the Bow Tie Historian

November 2nd at 1:00pm- The 1964/65 NY World’s Fair with the Bow Tie Historian

November 9th at 1:00pm– Harriet Tubman– A Woman with a Railroad– A one woman show
stage with Abwao Bandele-Asante

January 4th at 1:00pm- The Roaring 20’s with the Bow Tie Historian

January 18th at 1:00pm– The Amistad Story– A one woman show with Abwao Bandele-Asante

February 1st at 1:00pm– Failed Presidential Assassinations with the Bow Tie Historian

March 1st at 1:00pm—The SS United States: Fastest Ship in the World with the Bow Tie Historian

April 5th at 1:00pm– The Sinking of the Titanic with the Bow Tie Historian

August Dementia Caretaker Support Groups

Thursdays, August 11th and August 25th at 1:00pm

 

Support groups held every two weeks via ZOOM

 

Call to register to receive an invitation link in email