Senior Center calendar: Feb. 19 to 25

The Milford Senior Center at 9 Jepson Drive offers a variety of programs, activities and services for Milford residents 55 years of age and older. Membership dues are $15 a year.   For members who do not live in Milford, the yearly membership fee will increase to $25.00 a year.  Call 203 877-5131 or visit our website Link to Contacts to Program Director Amanda Berry for information.
Night Time Programs: Monday evenings. The Center will be open Monday evenings, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Members can enjoy cards, pool and games. See schedule below.
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. Please contact Rita Whiskeyman, Ahrens Program Coordinator or Jean Kaluzynski Social Service Worker at 203 877-5131 for details on this program.
Visit our website for complete information on all the Center’s programs and services. Classes at the Milford Senior Center are free; however, donations are accepted and welcomed.
Please note: If the Milford School System is closed due to inclement weather and there is a two hour delay, the Center will open at 11:00 a.m. and if the school program is closed, the Senior Center will close as well.
The VITA Program will be providing free income tax preparations for all ages and low income families at the Milford Senior Center 9 Jepson Drive on Sundays 12:00 pm. to 4:00 p.m. and Mondays 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. to April 16. Participants can register by calling 211 and following the telephone prompts.
*The AARP Tax Program, provides free Income Tax preparation assistance for low and middle income tax payers of all ages with special attention to those 60 and older.  The program will run February 1st to April 12th on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 a. to 12:00 p.m.  Participants are required to register by calling 203 877-5131.
MONDAY February 19, 2018
The Center is closed in observance of President’s Day/
9:30 a.m. Arts and Crafts
9:30 a.m. Laughter Yoga Group
10:30 a.m. Ballroom Aerobics
11:00 a.m. Zumba Gold
1:00 p.m. Bingo, Mahjongg, Scrabble
1:00 p.m. Art Class
4:00 p.m. Pickle Ball Experienced
5:00 to 8:00 p.m. VITA Free tax preparation
6:30 Model Railroad Group
On Mondays, the Senior Center is open until 8:00 p.m.
TUESDAY, February 20, 2018
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. AARP Free Tax preparation and Thursdays until April 12
9:15 a.m. Beginner’s Line Dance Class
9:30 a.m. Stretch, Strengthen and Stabilize
10:00 a.m. Ceramics Class
10:00 a.m. Gospel Choir
10:30 a.m. Osteoporosis Preventative Exercise Class
11:00 a.m. Literary Lunch Book Club “The Switch” by Joseph Finer
1:00 p.m. Club C meeting followed by Bingo
1:00 p.m. Tap Dance Class
2:00 p.m. Quilting Group
4:15 p.m. Yoga Class
WEDNESDAY, February 21, 2018
9:30 a.m. Tai Chi
10:00 a.m. MSC Band Rehearsal
10:30 a.m. Country/Western Line Dance Class
1:00 p.m. French Class
1:00 p.m. Bingo
1:00 p.m. Wii Bowling
THURSDAY, February 22, 2018
9:00 a.m.- 12:00 AARP Tax Program- every Tuesday and Thursday until April 12
9:05 a.m. Yoga
10:00 a.m. Writers Unlimited Class
10:30 a.m. Line Dance Class
10:30 a.m. Qi Gong.
11:00 Italian Cultural Class
1:00 p.m. Wii Bowling
1:00 p.m.  Knitting Class
1:00 p.m. Bingo
1:00 p.m. The Downsized Gourmet
FRIDAY, February 23, 2018
9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. free haircuts- call front desk for an appointment 203 877-5131
9:00 a.m. Ceramics Class
9:30 a.m. Stretch, Move and Connect
10:00 a.m. Creative Writing Class
10:30 a.m. Choral Group
10:45 a.m. Meditation
1:00 p.m. Pickle Ball Beginners- February 23 Pickle Ball will begin at 3:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. Movie Matinee “Hidden Figures”
Sunday, February 25, 2018
The Milford Senior Center is open Sunday at noon till 4:00 p.m. for cards and bingo, billiards and special program events.  The pool room is open 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Hot dogs are available at $1.50 each.
The Milford Senior Center offers lunch daily, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Monday – Friday.  Lunch tickets may be purchased at the lunch window from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Lunch ticket prices: complete dinner- $3.00 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 $1.00. Salad of the day is available as a cold plate for only $1.00.  All meals include hot coffee or tea, rolls with butter and dessert.
MILFORD SENIOR CENTER MENU February 19- February 23
Monday, Closed for President’s Day; Tuesday, Beef Stroganoff, egg noodles, carrots; Wednesday, Roast Pork with applesauce, sweet potatoes, buttered peas’ Thursday, Teriyaki Meatballs over rice, mixed vegetables; Friday, breaded fish with lemon and tartar cole slaw and roasted potatoes.
Tuesday, February 13th at 2:30 p.m. Last chance for early booking rate on our America’s National Parks Tour August 17-28th a 12 day fully escorted tour of 5 of America’s most splendid parks. Round trip includes transportation from Milford to airport, all transfers on tour, hotel, 17 meals, all taxes and ALL gratuities to Tour Manager and Coach Driver. This is the #1 selling tour in the United States every year.
COACH TOURS” – (the Big Buses) - Open to members & non-members!
1 day, 2 days, 3 plus days ? Check the travel wall!  How about five days DC, NY Botanical Gardens, Castles and Historic Homes and Gardens, Tanglewood and the Berkshires, Cape May, Ocean City, Alexandra Bay, the Heart of the 1000 islands? Maybe a new casino adventure!
“SHORTER VERSION” Trips – Open to members only. These, sell out FAST! Trips are operated on our transit buses, shorter, inclusive and less expensive….
2/25 THE BODYGUARD  @ The Bushnell…$98.00 (snack bag included) Former Secret Service agent, Frank Farmer, hired to protect superstar Rachel Marron from an unknown stalker.. What they don’t expect is to fall in love… a wonderful story you can’t miss!
6/3 LOVE NEVER DIES: The Phantom Returns @ The Bushnell…$98.00 (snack bag included) The sequel to The Phantom of the Opera (now closed on Broadway!).. Set 10 years later the Phantom has escaped from Paris to New York… searching for his true love, Christine Daae.. You have no idea what is in store on this one!
6/24 ON YOUR FEET! The Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan  @ The Bushnell…$98.00 (snack bag included)  get ready to be on your feet! The story, the music, the talent is sensational! Dance to smash hits “Rhythm Is Gonna Get You, 1-2-3, Live for Loving You, Conga and many more…Selling fast!
HAMILTON (end December 2018 / early January 2019) No price, no date, no contract yet! Will let you know!
Lots of great trips coming for 2018, 2019 & 2020 …Italy, America’s National Parks, France Canals.
Costa Rica, Oberammergau with the Passion Play and more…join me at the Travel Showcase!
On the Travel Wall…..Always ask!  More trips January.  Trips are NON refundable unless noted or can be re-sold. We do take a waitlist for all our trips! Call…203 877-5131 ext.
Come by for the Broadway Preview..On Your Feet, Something Rotten, Bodyguard, Love Never Dies and more…Italy, America’s National Parks, France Canals..and more
The Travel Wall...Daily - come by for detailed flyer… (Lunch included on all of these)
Holidays featuring Nashville (Opryland) Memphis (Graceland). New Orleans (incredible)
.The Broadway Series @ Bushnell  All Orchestra seats always. Preview on the travel wall.
Much more coming for December and the big tours coming for 2018 too. Coming in the Bushnell, The Color Purple, Love Never Died (follow up to Phantom) The Body Guard and HAMILTON. December 2018- January 2019. Pick up the Broadway Preview!
All detailed flyers are also on the Travel Wall…..Always ask!  Trips are NON refundable unless noted or can be re-sold. We do take a waitlist for all our trips! Call…203 877-5131 ext. 2119