Saturday March 9, 2013

BRATTLEBORO -- Activities and menus for the week of March 11 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 a.m., Beginning bridge with Dennis.

1-4 p.m., Tax assistance by appointment.

1:30 p.m., Time Share, sewing recycle material bags.

Tuesday

9:30 a.m., Knitting group.

9:30 a.m., Senior Center Advisory Board meeting.

9:30 a.m.-noon, Diabetes workshop begins.

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

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

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 Cyndy.

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., Knitting group.

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

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

11:30 a.m., March birthdays and St. Patrick’s Day celebration, reservation required.

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

Tuesday, March 19, 9 a.m., Foot care clinic with George; 1 p.m., Brattleboro Senior Meals Board meeting.

Wednesday, March 20, 11:45 a.m., Wayne, classic country music; 12:45 p.m., Van trip to Wal-Mart.

Thursday, March 21, 1:30 p.m., Annual Senior Center travel meeting.

Upcoming trips

Boston Flower and Garden Show, Friday, March 15. Tour is offered by First Choice Tours and Brattleboro Senior Center. Stop by soon at the Brattleboro Senior Center to pay for reservations, Monday to Friday, 9 to 11 a.m.

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. Instead of Ogunquit Playhouse, suggestions are needed whether to attend one of the smaller summer theaters with time on your own to enjoy the beach and area specialty shops.

The Keene Seniors are offering A Tasty Tour of Providence, R.I., for $97. It includes the tour, tasting and demonstration at Scialo Brothers Bakery in Providence’s "Little Italy," lunch at Cassarino’s and a tour of the Culinary Arts Museum. Feedback is needed on this trip.

The annual trip planning meeting will be scheduled for March 21 at 1:30 p.m. in the second floor Conference Room at the 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: Italian beef stew, seasoned spinach, biscuit, pineapple.

Tuesday: Breakfast, 7:45-8:15 a.m., Breakfast sandwich with egg, cheese and sausage, home fries, fruit, yogurt, juice. Lunch: Shepherd’s pie, raspberry beets, sugar snap peas, tropical fruit.

Wednesday: Tuna fish sandwich with lettuce and tomato, tomato bisque, coleslaw, crackers, mandarin oranges.

Thursday: Corned beef and cabbage, glazed carrots, red potatoes, Irish soda bread, cake and ice cream.

Friday: Breakfast, 7:45-8:15 a.m., Corned beef hash, scrambled eggs, muffin, fruit, juice, yogurt. Lunch: Vegetable frittata, barley risotto, butternut squash, peaches and cream.

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