Saturday February 2, 2013

BRATTLEBORO -- Activities and menus for the week of Feb. 4 at the Brattleboro Senior Center at 207 Main St. in Brattleboro are as follows:

Monday

10 a.m., Tai Chi with Susan.

10:30 a.m., Practice bridge playing with Anne.

Noon, Badminton.

12:45 p.m., Beginning Bridge with Dennis.

1:30 p.m., Time Share, Sewing Recycle Material Bags.

Tuesday

9 a.m.-1 p.m., Avada Hearing Care Clinic.

9:30 a.m., Knitting group.

9:30 a.m., Painting and sequencing with Marilyn.

9:30 a.m., Strength training with Cyndy Gray.

10:30 a.m., Nourishing Our Lives, Discussion Group.

12:45 p.m., Grocery shopping at Hannaford.

Wednesday

9 a.m.-noon, Tax Assistance by appointment.

9 a.m., Wednesdays Writers’ Group.

9 a.m., Wiffle ball playing in the gym.

9 a.m., Senior basketball playing.

9:30 a.m., Mixed Media Art Group.

10:15 a.m., Yoga with CB.

10:45 a.m., Line dancing lessons with Richard.

11 a.m., Walking indoors in the gym.

11 a.m., Transportation from Putney.

12:30 p.m., Duplicate bridge.

12:45 p.m., Van trip to Wal-Mart.

Thursday

9:15 a.m., Senior bowling.

9:30 a.m., Tennis playing at Living Memorial Park

9:30 a.m., Knitting group.

9:30 a.m., Strength training with Cyndy Gray.

9:30 a.m., Oil painting with Marilyn.

10:30 a.m., Travel Experience from Myanmar (Burma).

1-4 p.m., Bridge playing.

1-2:30 p.m., Bocce playing indoors.

Friday

9:30 a.m., Pilates Plus for Seniors with Cyndy Gray.

9:30 a.m., Computer help with Greg Wallin.

10:30 a.m., Table tennis playing.

10:30 a.m., Practice bridge playing with Anne.

12:45 p.m., Van trip to Price Chopper.

Upcoming events

Monday, Feb. 11, 12:30 p.m., Dr. Mark Burke, Cardiologist, speaks about Heart Health; 1-4 p.m., Tax Assistance Program begins; by appointment.

Tuesday, Feb. 12, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., WRAP (Wellness Recovery Action Plan) Workshop; 10 a.m., Holistic Practices with Joyce, by appointment.

Thursday, Feb. 14, 11:30 a.m., February Birthday Celebration with entertainment, reservation required.

Upcoming trips

Sunday, Feb. 10, First Choice Tours, trip to Twin River Casino, Lincoln, R.I., includes dinner at Wright’s Famous Chicken Farm Restaurant in Smithville, R.I.

Friday, March 15, trip to the Boston Flower and Garden Show offered by First Choice Tours. A trip to Quincy Market will also be included.

Tuesday, May 14, Best of Times offers at trip to a tribute to John Denver by Ted Vigil, Rocky Mountain High. Travel by bus to Mohegan Sun for gaming or bring a book or plan on shopping if not interested in gambling. After lunch, travel to the Garde Arts Theatre for good old country music. The cost of this event is $84 and includes gratuity. Payment must be submitted by April 20 with checks made payable to the Brattleboro Senior Center.

For additional information contact Jessy Cudworth, Assistant Director, at 802-257-7570. Check out Senior Center Newsletter on www.brattleboro.org under the Senior Center tab.

Meals menu, served at noon

and Meals-On-Wheels

Monday: Reuben casserole, dilled carrot coins, mixed greens, and mango.

Tuesday: Breakfast, 7:45-8:15 a.m., Eggs Benedict with ham on an English muffin, potato pancake, fruit, juice, yogurt. Lunch: Moroccan eggplant stew, minted couscous, date muffin, seven-layer spinach, and lemon squares.

Wednesday: Meatballs stroganoff, egg noodles, tomatoes, lime Jell-O medley.

Thursday: Orange sesame chicken, jasmine rice pilaf, and pineapple.

Friday: Breakfast, 7:45-8:15 a.m., Hot oatmeal with choice of streusel, nuts, dried fruits toppings, grapenut custard, cinnamon roll, baked apples. Lunch: Baked whitefish, oven-roasted tomatoes, potato pancakes, and mandarin oranges.

For information or reservations, contact Chris McAvoy, Meals Director, at 802-257-1236.