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.

    Thanksgiving Meal

    Tuesday, November 22nd at 1:00pm


    Please join us for a yummy Thanksgiving meal and celebrate our community.

    The menu: roasted turkey with gravy, stuffing, potato, corn, cranberry sauce, roll,
    and dessert

    Thanksgiving meals are $8.00 each. You can register for one or both! Registration begins Nov 1st. Must register by Nov 15th.

    Lunch & Learn: Fire Protection

    Wednesday, November 16th at 12:30pm


    Chris Taylor, Fire Chief from the Flanders Fire Department, will provide tips on fire safety awareness, and help ensure you and your family are protected as well as your home.

    Cost is $2 per person. Registration begins Nov 1st. Register by Nov 10th

    COVID Testing

    Every other Monday from 10:30am-12:00pm

    Starting November 7th


    The East Lyme Senior Center is teaming up with RSM Diagnostics to offer a combined COVID 19
    PCR and Flu test on a by-weekly basis. The lab will bill to your
    insurance with zero out of pocket costs to you


    Please contact the Senior Center to register.

    Veterans Day Brunch Celebration

    Thursday, November 10th at 10:00am


    Please join us as we honor our members who have served in the the U.S. Armed Forces.

    We will serve a breakfast casserole, bacon, fruit salad, bagels, coffee & juice.

    Musical entertainment by Valley Shore Acappella.

    $3 per person. No charge for Service Members.

    Registration begins on Nov 1st. Register by 7th.

    TVCC Senior Cafe October Menu


    Menu is subject to change without notice.

    To make a reservation for lunch, contact the Senior Center office by 12pm the day prior by either calling at 860-739-5859 or stopping by. Suggested donation $3 per person. Lunch is served at 11:45am



    Pork Taco Bowl, Roaster Garlic Rice, Mixed Vegetable Medley, Pineapple Tidbits

    Crispy Cod, Macaroni & Cheese, Broccoli, Mixed Fruit Cup
    Stuffed Chicken w/Broccoli & Cheese, Lemon Parmesan Pasta, Green & Waxed Beans, Sweet Treat, Grape Juice

    Shrimp Stir -Fry, Steamed Rice, Asian Vegetable Blend, Mandarin Oranges
    Cheese Omelet, Home Fries, Squash Mix w/Carrots & String Beans, Tropical Fruit Cup

    Salisbury Steak w/Gravy, Herb Roasted Potatoes, Corn w/Peppers & Onions, Pineapple Tidbits
    Country Fried Beef Steak, Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes, Zucchini & Yellow Squash, Fresh Fruit

    Pork Sausage & Gravy, Tater Tots, Broccoli, Diced Pears

    1% milk and whole grain bread are
    served with each meal.