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 Tuesday through Friday at 11:45am. You must register for a lunch at least 24 hours in advance.

    Fri January 15 – BINGO is Back

    Fri January 15 at 1pm

    To register, call 860-739-5859 or email Candy at cheikkinen@eltownhall.com.

    A Zoom link will be sent to you to join the game from the comfort of your home! And of course there will be Prizes!

    Register by January 14th and pick up your Bingo Card by Fri.

     

    Monday, January 25th -Game Time

    Mon, January 25th  10am

    Let’s play some games! We are working on bringing some games to you. Register with the Senior Center Office if you are interested in learning more.

     

    Wednesday, January 13th -BIRD WATCHING CLUB

    Wed, January 13th at 11am

    Club package for all that register.

    Let’s see what birds we have in your own back yard or out your front window.

    Register with the Senior Center office by January  8th. 

    Pickup club package on January 12th.

     

    Monday, January 18th -TECH TIME WITH CANDY

    Mon, January 18th at 1:00pm

    Need help with Zoom?

    Don’t let new technology intimidate you.

    Register with the Senior Center office by January 15th.

     

    Wednesday, January 6th -TRIVIA

    Wed, January 6th at 2pm

    Join Candy on Zoom to test your Trivia skills.

    Register with the Senior Center office by January 5th to get your Zoom invitation.