The Milford Senior Center, 9 Jepson Drive, offers a variety of programs, activities and services for residents age 55 and older. Membership dues are $15/year. Nonresidents pay $25/year. For more information, call 203-877-5131 or visit

Ahrens program

The Ahrens program provides recreation, nutrition and educational activities for older adults with cognitive impairments. The program also enables caregivers to have several hours of respite while the participant is being supervised by staff members and volunteers. For details, contact Rita Whiskeyman, Ahrens program coordinator, or Christine Lyas, social service worker, 203-877-5131.

Nighttime programs

The center will be open Monday from 6-8 p.m. for cards, pool and games.

Monday, Aug. 26 — 9:30 Arts and Crafts, Laughter Yoga Group; 10:30 a.m. Ballroom Aerobics; 11 Zumba Gold; 1 Bingo, Mahjongg, Scrabble, Art Class; 1-3 Super Bingo; 4 Stretch, Strengthen and Stabilize; Line Dance; 6:30 Model Railroad Group.

Tuesday, Aug. 27 — 9:15 Beginner’s Line Dance, Chess; 9:30 Stretch, Strengthen and Stabilize; 10 Gospel Choir, Ceramics Class; 10:30 Osteoporosis Preventative Exercise Class; 11 MSC Book Club, Need to Know by Karen Cleveland; 1 Club C meeting followed by Bingo, Tap Dance Class, Quilting Group, Lessons on Happiness; 1:15 Yoga Class.

Wednesday, Aug. 28 — 9:30 Tai Chi- Intermediate, Beading; 10 MSC Band Rehearsal; 10:30 Country Western Line Dance Class; Tai Chi Beginner Parquet Room; 1 Curious Creatures Interactive Exotic Animal program, Bingo, Wii Bowling, Happy Hookers Knitting Group.

Thursday, Aug. 29 — 9:15 Yoga; 10 Chess, Writers Unlimited; 10:30 Qi Gong; 11 Italian Cultural Class; 1 Wii Bowling, Bingo, Knitting Group.

Friday, Aug. 30 — 9-11:30 free haircuts; call for appointment; 9:30 Stretch, Strengthen and Stabilize, Meditation; 10 Ceramics class, Creative Writing Class, Choral Group; 10:45 a.m. Let Your Yoga Dance; Movie Matinee, Instant Family, Chess; 3 1 Pickleball Easygoing play only.

Sunday, Sept. 1 — The center is open Sunday, from noon-4 p.m. for cards and bingo, billiards. The pool room is open 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sandwiches and chips are available for $2 each.

The center offers lunch Monday-Friday, noon-1. Lunch tickets may be purchased at the lunch window from 9:30-noon. A complete dinner, at $3, includes soup and dinner. Sandwich only $1.25. Soup only $.50. A vegetarian meal is offered: tossed salad or peanut butter and jelly sandwich daily for $1. Salad of the day is available as a cold plate for $1. All meals include hot coffee or tea, rolls with butter and dessert.

Lunch menu

Monday, Swedish Meatballs over mashed potatoes, Broccoli; Tuesday, sausage and peppers, pasta with tossed salad; Wednesday, Chicken Cordon Bleu, Rice Pilaf, mixed vegetables; Thursday, Sloppy Joes, macaroni salad, fruit cup; Friday, fish tacos with Cilantro Sauce.


Aug. 25, Tanglewood, Boston Symphony Orchestra, $130; Aug. 28, Because of Winn Dixie at Goodspeed, $92; Sept. 1, Cabaret at Ivoryton, $70; Sept. 5, Westchester Dinner Theatre, $102; Sept. 17, Come Fly With Me, Rob Zapulla celebrates the music of Sinatra, $65; Sept. 18, River Quest Tree Swallows, $68; Sept. 23, Tours of Distinction — Galapagos Islands Retreat; Oct. 7, Mohegan Sun, $27; Oct. 8, Delaware & Ulster 1st Class Luncheon Train, $115; Oct. 15 Polka Band at Aqua Turf, $65; Oct. 17, Pumpkintown & Village USA, $43; Oct. 20, Book of Mormon at Bushnell, $120; Oct. 24, Woody Sez at Ivoryton, $70; Oct. 29, Oktoberfest at Kruckers in the Catskills, $99; Nov. 26, NYC annual Train Show at Botanical Gardens, $120; Dec. 1-6, Santa Fe Holidays tour, $2,369; Dec. 11, Holiday tour of Tour of Lyndhurst Mansion & Union Church of Pocantico Hills, $125.