Saturday April 13, 2013

BRATTLEBORO -- Activities and menus for the week of April 15 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 p.m., Intergenerational Craft Day.

Tuesday

8:30 a.m., Senior Corp Board Meeting

9:30 a.m., Knitting group.

9:30 a.m.-noon, Diabetes Workshop.

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

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

11:30 a.m., Savvy Senior Performance.

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

Wednesday

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.

10:45 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.

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

Thursday

9:15 a.m., Senior bowling.

9:30 a.m., Knitting group.

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

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

11 a.m., Music Therapy.

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.

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, April 22, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., AARP Safe Driving Course.

Thursday, April 25, noon, Annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon.

Trips

On Tuesday, May 14, Best of Times is offering a trip to see "Rocky Mountain High" by Ted Vigil performing as John Denver. The deadline for reservations is April 23, but tickets are expected to sell out soon. The first stop is Mohegan Sun with an afternoon show by Vigil at the Garde Theatre. People who don’t enjoy the casino can walk, shop, read and have an early lunch at their leisure.

Tye’s Tours will sponsor the annual trip to Maine with a play and other attractions. Suggestions are needed whether to attend one of the smaller summer theaters with time on your own to enjoy the beach, the trolley and many of the area’s quaint shops.

Tye’s Tours presents The Highland Games on Sept. 21, 2013, for $99 which includes Gathering of Scottish Clans, Bands, Fiddle Championships, Scottish Harp (Clarsach) and other competitions.

Banner Tours and Travel is offering A Tasty Tour of Providence, R.I., for $97 which includes tasting and demonstrations at Scialo Brothers Bakery in Providence’s "Little Italy," lunch at Cassarino’s and a tour of the Culinary Arts Museum. A date has not been set for this trip, but this fall is being discussed.

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

Meals menu

served at noon

and Meals-On-Wheels

Monday: Chicken stir fry, bulgur and lentil pilaf, citrus glazed carrots, cantaloupe.

Tuesday: Breakfast, 7:45-8:15 a.m., Cheese omelets with tomatoes, onions, and peppers, home fries, fruit salad, muffin, yogurt, juice. Lunch: Chef salad bar featuring turkey and ham, tuna macaroni salad, potato and egg salad, watermelon.

Wednesday: Spaghetti with meat sauce, California mixed vegetables, garlic bread, apricots.

Thursday: Polynesian pork, sweet potato, Brussels sprouts, banana cream pie.

Friday: Breakfast, 7:45-8:15 a.m., Citizens Awareness Breakfast: French toast, home fries, sausage, fruit, yogurt, juice. Lunch: Fish cakes with stewed tomatoes, mixed greens, apricot pudding.

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