Woodbridge Bulletin Board Jan. 5
The Woodbridge Job Bank has numerous teenagers who are looking for work. Many of the teens are experienced in babysitting, and some have completed the American Red Cross Babysitters Training Course. If you are a Woodbridge resident and would like more information about the Job Bank, call Woodbridge Youth Services at 203-389-3429.
Pinochle players sought
Woodbridge Senior Center, 4 Meetinghouse Lane, is looking for pinochle players on Wednesday afternoons. For more information call Renny at 203-397-1743.
Woodbridge Recreation offers several gentle and slow yoga classes, including two new evening classes “For Those Who May Not be Able to Touch Their Toes.” These classes are for those who wish to learn yoga’s ancient lessons with safe modifications for those with physical limitations. New evening classes are Mondays from 7 to 8:15 p.m. and Tuesdays from 8 to 9:15 p.m. Morning classes are held Mondays and Wednesdays from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. All classes are held in Room 16 of the Woodbridge Center, next to the Woodbridge Town Library on Meetinghouse Lane. Each session is 8 weeks, $60. for residents and $65 for non-residents.
Register through the Woodbridge Recreation Department, 389-3446. Checks are payable to Woodbridge Recreation and can be mailed to 11 Meetinghouse Lane, Woodbridge, CT 06525. You may call the instructor, Diane King, at 397-0640 if you have questions about the classes.
Youth Services Job Bank
Are you looking for babysitters, animal care, or yard help? Do you have a household project that needs an extra set of hands? Would you like help with computers, typing, filing, or light office work?
Woodbridge Youth Services Job Bank matches Woodbridge youths ages 12 to16 with Woodbridge residents who want to hire someone to assist with odd jobs. Contact the job bank at 203-389-3429 for more information.
Friendly Visitor Program
The town of Woodbridge offers a volunteer Friendly Visitor Program for seniors who reside in town. The program is coordinated with Interfaith Caregivers which trains the volunteers, who also have their references checked before starting.
There is no charge. A friendly visitor typically visits once a week for an hour or two to offer friendly conversation and to share in the senior’s hobbies.
For more information call 203-389-3429.
Library Events for Young Adults
The Woodbridge Town Library hosts the following events for young adults in January.
• Slap Art: Teen Workshop for high school students, ages 13 to 18, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 3:45 p.m. Join this group of enthusiastic teens who make projects with recyclables and found objects. This month: Pocket Pals! Pocket Pals are great for holding your cell phone while you’re in class — come and make this handy-dandy locker helper.
For more information call 203-389-3439.