Milford Senior Center calendar: March 16-22
The Milford Senior Center, 9 Jepson Drive offers a variety of programs, activities and services for Milford residents age 55 and older. Membership dues are $15 for residents and $30 for nonresidents. For more information, call 203-877-5131 or visit milfordctseniorcenter.com.
Free tax preparation
The Vita Program will be providing free income tax preparation for all ages and low-income families Sundays, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and Mondays, from 5-8 p.m., through April 5. Registration is required by calling 211 or at uwc.211ct.org./tax.
Free income tax prep
AARP volunteers will provide free income tax preparation Wednesdays and Thursdays, from 9 a.m.-noon, through April 15. Registration is required.
The center will be open Monday, from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. for cards, pool and games; Tuesday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-4 p.m.
The Ahrens program provides respite time for caregivers during the day. The program is designated for individuals with cognitive impairments who may require a supervised environment. During their stay in the program, members are offered a continental breakfast, various activities like arts and crafts, table games, cognitive fit games, exercise, music and entertainment, trips and other special events. Hours are Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Cost is $10/day for residents and $15/day for nonresidents. To learn more or to schedule a tour, contact Rita Whiskeyman, program coordinator or Christine Lyas, social service worker at 203-877-5131.
Monday, March 16 — 9:30a.m. Arts and Crafts class, Laughter Yoga Group; 10:30 a.m. Ballroom Aerobics; 11 a.m. Zumba Gold; 1 p.m. Bingo, Mahjongg, Scrabble, Art Class; 4 p.m. Stretch, Strength, Stabilize; 5:30 p.m. Beginners Pickleball; 5:55-7:30 p.m. Karaoke and Pizza Night, free members; nonmembers $5; 5:55 p.m. Board Game Night, second Monday of the month; Trivia Night 4th Monday of the month; 6:30 p.m. Model Railroad Group.
Tuesday, March 17 — 9:15 a.m. Beginner’s Line Dance Class, Chess Group, Learn and Play; 9:30 a.m. Stretch, Strengthen and Stabilize; 10 a.m. Ceramics Class; Gospel Choir; 10:30 a.m. Osteoporosis Preventative Exercise Class; 1 p.m. Club C meeting followed by Bingo, Tap Dance Class, Quilting Group; 4 p.m. Yoga Class.
Wednesday, March 18 — 9:30 a.m. Beading, Tai Chi Class Beginner; 10 a.m. MSC Band Rehearsal; 10:30 a.m. Tai Chi intermediate, Country/Western Line Dance Class; 1 p.m. Happy Hookers Knitting Group, Ins and Outs of Medicare, Bingo, Wii Bowling; 4 p.m. Zumba Gold.
Thursday, March 19 — 9:15 a.m. Yoga, Chess; 10 a.m.-noon Tech Time 1st and 3rd week of the month; 10 a.m. Writers Unlimited; 10:30 a.m. Line Dance Class, Qi Gong; 11 a.m. Italian Cultural Class; 1 p.m. Creative Mindfulness, Wii Bowling, Knitting Group, Bingo.
Friday, March 20 — 9-11:30 a.m. free haircuts, call 203-877-5131; 9:30 a.m. Stretch, Strengthen & Stabilize, Meditation 1st Friday of the month; 10 a.m. Ceramics Class, Choral Group, 10 a.m. Creative Writing Class; 10:45 a.m. Let Your Yoga Dance; 1 p.m. Pickleball for Beginners.
Sunday, March 22 — The center is open Sunday, from noon-4 p.m. for cards and bingo, billiards. The pool room is open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sandwiches and chips are available for $2. Bingo will be held the 1st, 3rd and 5th weeks of the month.
The center offers lunch Monday-Friday, from noon-1 p.m. Lunch tickets may be purchased at the office window from 9:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. 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.
Monday, chicken parm, soup, egg salad or liverwurst and cheese sandwiches, mini lunch shepherd’s pie and tossed salad; Tuesday, split and ham soup, tuna salad or turkey sandwiches, mini lunch open face corn beef reuben, roasted potatoes; Wednesday, chicken noodle soup, ham salad or bologna and cheese sandwiches, mini lunch, breaded fish, baked sweet potato, cole-slaw; Thursday, yankee bean soup, chicken salad or salami and cheese sandwiches, mini lunch, breaded chicken and gravy, mashed potatoes, buttered corn; Friday, potato and spinach soup, seafood salad or ham and cheese sandwiches, mini lunch, stuffed cabbage, egg noodles, tossed salad.
March 13, Let History Come Alive: Historic Hudson Valley tour, $146; March 19, St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at Aqua Turf, $65; March 21, The Andrew Sisters at Nelson Hall, $55; March 31, Beautiful, The Carole King Musical, Bushnell; April 5, Moondance, the Music of Van Morrison, $55; April 7, Burt & Me at Ivoryton, $70; April 8, Mohegan Sun, $27; April 11, Wicked Tulips, $141; April 16, The Glenn Campbell Experience, $65; April 27, West Point Dress Parade, $116; May 5, Come From Away, Bushnell; June 23, Waitress, Bushnell.