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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, call (203) 272-8286. Transportation is available upon request by calling (203) 272-0047.

Reflexology Sessions – Monday, March 2. See Laura for details and an appointment.

Tech Thursday – Thursday, March 4 (first and third Thursdays of the month), 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.

Lunch and Learn: “Managing Life Stressors in Later Life” – Monday, March 9, at 11 a.m. Presented by Andrea Joseph, LCSW. A complimentary lunch will be provided by Masonicare. Registration is required by Tuesday, March 3.

New POUND® / Rumbeo Class Demonstration – Tuesday, March 10, at 10:30 a.m. Take a complimentary demo class that transforms drumming into an incredibly effective way of working out. POUND is a cardio class, utilizing drumming sticks to promote higher cardiovascular energetic moves for toning and strength conditioning. Fabulous, firming and fun moves for participants of all levels of fitness. Space is limited. Registration is required by Monday, March 9.

British Landscapes Trip Presentation – Wednesday, March 11, at 1 p.m. Tracy O’Neill from Collette Travel will give an informative PowerPoint presentation highlighting the many places of interest to be visited on the upcoming British Landscapes trip, featuring England, Scotland and Wales. She will review the itinerary and answer questions. Registration is requested. 

Steady Steps Program: “Tai Ji Quan” Moving for Better Balance – Thursdays, March 12 thru May 28, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Evidence-based program. Fee: $15. Call (866) 474-5230 to register or for information.

Aging Mastery Program (AMP) – Thursdays, March 12 thru May 14, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. See AMP story above for info.

Sit Down with Stefanie Theroux – Friday, March 13, at 10:30 a.m. During this “informal” meeting, Stefanie will answer any questions that attendees may have regarding the Senior Center.

AARP Safe Driving Course – Monday, March 16, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $15 for AARP members, $20 for non-AARP members. Pre-register with payment by check or money order only, payable to AARP. 

Veterans’ Coffee House – Tuesday, March 17, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Call (203) 272-8286 for additional information.

Cheshire Readers Book Club – Tuesday, March 17, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Discussion: “Everybody’s Son” by Thrity Umrigar. Group now meets in the Card Room at the Senior Center.

Hearing Screenings – Wednesday, March 18, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Complimentary hearing screenings provided by Best Life Hearing. Advance registration is required.

Whist – Thursday, March 19, arrive at 12:30 p.m., game starts at 12:45 p.m. Call the Senior Center at (203) 272-8286 for individual or group registration. Walk-ins will be accommodated if space allows. Fee to play: $3.

The Cheshire Sherlock Holmes Society – Thursday, March 19, at 1 p.m. Please read “The Adventure of the Devil’s Foot.” New members are always welcome. Any questions, email Andy at tranquilli@hotmail.com.

Photo ID – For information, call the Senior Center at (203) 272-8286.

Keeping Memory Strong – Monday, March 23, at 10:30 a.m.  Dementia Specialist Patty O’Brian will offer tips to keep the brain sharp and activities that challenge the mind. A complimentary bagel breakfast will be provided. Registration is required by Thursday, March 19.

Movie Matinee: “Ford vs. Ferrari” – Thursday, March 26, at 1 p.m. Automotive designer Carroll Shelby and racecar driver Ken Miles are recruited to design a car for Ford Motor Co. that has the potential to finally defeat the dominant Ferrari racing team. Stars Matt Damon and Christian Bale. Rated PG-13 (2 hours, 32 minutes). Registration is requested by Tuesday, March 24.

Ask the Probate Judge – Tuesday, March 31, from 10 to 11 a.m. Informal roundtable with Judge Matt Jalowiec. Registration is requested, but walk-ins are welcome.


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