Senior Center Programs

Senior Center Programs


The Cheshire Senior Center, 240 Maple Ave., is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information about classes and programs, call the Administrative Office at (203) 272-8286. Transportation is available upon request by calling (203) 272-0047.

Reflexology Sessions – Monday,  Dec. 2. See Laura for details and to schedule an appointment.

“FREE” Blood Pressure Screenings – Tuesday,  Dec. 3, from 1 to 2:30 p.m., in the Nurse’s Office of the Senior Center. Courtesy of Sandy Micalizzi Community Educator for Saint Mary’s Hospital and Waterbury Hospital.

Best Life Hearing – Wednesday,  Dec. 4, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Courtesy of Best Life Hearing. Screenings will take approximately 5–10 minutes. Registration is required.

Social Media 101 – Thursday,  Dec. 5, from 10 to 11 a.m. Learn the ins and outs of social media. Jared Goldman will go over the “basics” of  posting, tweeting, retweeting, and  chatting. Bring your device and your questions. Registration is required.

Tech Thursday – Thursday,  Dec. 5, from 11 a.m. to noon. A Cheshire Library staff member will provide one-on-one assistance with your tech devices. First-come, first-served—no appointment required. 

Veterans’ Coffee House – Friday,  Dec. 6, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Wallingford Senior Center. Registration is appreciated. For mor information and to register, call (203) 272-8286.

“FREE” Blood Pressure Screenings – Tuesday,  Dec. 10, from 1 to 2:30 p.m., in the Nurse’s Office of the Cheshire Senior Center. Courtesy of Cheshire Regional Rehab Center.

Sit Down with Stefanie Theroux – Tuesday,  Dec. 10, at 1 p.m. During this “informal” meeting, Stefanie hopes to answer any questions that attendees may have regarding the Senior Center, future programming, and staffing. Registration is requested. 

Holiday Cheer – Wednesday,  Dec. 11, at 1 p.m. The fourth grade Girl Scouts from Chapman School would like to share some holiday cheer, including musical entertainment, holiday songs, refreshments, and more. Registration is required no later than Friday,  Dec. 6. 

Cheshire Community Dinner – Wednesday,  Dec. 11, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Cheshire High School. This event is free. Transportation will be provided upon request. Tickets are available at the Cheshire Senior Center.

Holiday Party at Zandri’s – Friday,  Dec. 13, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call the office for availability. Cost: $31 per person, cash only. Transportation will be available upon request.

AARP Safe Driving Course – Monday,  Dec. 16, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost: $15 for AARP members, $20 for non-AARP members. Pre-register with payment by check or money order only, payable to AARP. Cash not accepted.

Cheshire Readers Book Club – Tuesday,  Dec. 17, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Please read “Killers of the Flower Moon” by David Grann.

“FREE” Blood Pressure Screenings – Tuesday,  Dec. 17, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in the Nurse’s Office of the Cheshire Senior Center. Courtesy of Saint Mary’s Hospital.

Photo ID – Tuesday,  Dec. 17, from 1 to 3 p.m.  Photos are taken on a first-come, first-served basis. Please note date change.

Cuisine Club – Wednesday,  Dec. 18, at noon. Featured restaurant is The Griswold Inn in Essex. Transportation and lunch is limited to 24 persons. To register or for additional information, call (203) 272-8286.

Tech Thursday – Thursday,  Dec. 19, from 10 a.m. to noon. A Cheshire Library staff member will provide one-on-one assistance with your tech devices. First-come, first-served—no appointment required.

Whist Holiday Party – Thursday,  Dec. 19, at 12:30 p.m. Call the Senior Center office at (203) 272-8286 for more details.

Through the Magnifying Glass: The Cheshire Sherlock Holmes Society – Thursday,  Dec. 19, at 1 p.m. Please read “The Adventure of the Red Circle.”  New members are always welcome. Any questions, email Andy at tranquilli@hotmail.com.

Holiday Jingle Mingle – Friday,  Dec. 20, at 10:30 a.m. Sing along to favorite holiday tunes and enjoy a morning of music provided by the Senior Center’s very own Cheshire Key-Note Singers accompanied by Sal Anastasio. Support fellow members and share in some holiday cheer. Holiday refreshments will be provided. Please bring a non-perishable food item or paper product; i.e., paper towels, to support the local food pantry. Registration is requested.

Holiday Dance  Party – Monday,  Dec. 23, from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Dance into the holidays with DJ Steve from Music by Design. Hors d’oeuvres, crudité platters, and desserts will be provided. Cost: $5. Registration is requested by Friday, Dec. 20.

No Blood Pressure Screenings on Tuesday,  Dec. 24.

Movie Matinee: “The Art of Racing in The Rain” – Thursday,  Dec. 26, 1 p.m.  Based on the book by Garth Stein. Stars Milo Ventimiglia, Amanda Seyfried and Kevin Costner as the voice of Enzo.  Rated PG. (1 hr. 49 min.) Registration is required by Tuesday, Dec. 24

“FREE” Blood Pressure Screenings – Tuesday,  Dec. 31, 1 – 2:30 p.m., in the Nurse’s Office of the Senior Center. Courtesy of Hartford HomeCare.

Ask the Probate Judge – No meeting this month. Meeting will resume in January.

 



 

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