Senior News: Feb. 23 — Feb. 29
Milford Senior Center, 9 Jepson Drive, offers a variety of activities for seniors; annual membership is $15; non-members $25. For more information visit milfordctseniorcenter.com or call 203-877-5131.
Friday, Feb. 20 — 9-11:30 free haircuts, call Nancy Reed, 203-877-5131, ext. 2145; 9 ceramics; 9:30 stretch, strengthen and stabilize; 10 creative writing; 10:30 Linda’s choral group; 1 movie, High Society; 1:30 pickleball, however on movie matinee days, starts at 3.
Sunday, Feb. 22 — Center is open noon-4 for cards and bingo, billiards and special program events. Pool room is open Monday-Friday, 9-4:30 and Sunday, noon-4.
Monday, Feb. 23 — 9:30 arts & crafts; 10-3:30 super bingo; 10 rhythm and blues, ballroom aerobics; 11 ballroom cardio; 1 bingo, mahjongg, scrabble; 1:15 The Independent You — Lifeline and healthy wellness program; 4 pickleball; 6:30 book club; model railroad group; 6-8 center open.
Tuesday, Feb. 24 — 9 beginners line dance; 9:30 stretch, strengthen and stabalize; 10 ceramics, gospel choir; 10:30 osteoporosis preventative exercise; 1 Club C meeting followed by bingo, book club last Tuesday of the month; 1:30 tap dance class; 2 women’s club meeting third Tuesday of the month, quilting group; 4:15 yoga.
Wednesday, Feb. 25 — 9:30 rhythm & blues, intermediate tai chi, beading group; 10 MSC band rehearsal, country western line dance class, beginners bridge; 10:30 beginners tai chi; 1 French, bingo, Wii bowling.
Thursday, Feb. 26 — 9:30 computer class for beginners, next session March 12; 10 writers unlimited, line dance; 11 computer intermediate class begins March 12, Italian class; 1 Spanish, Wii bowling, knitting, bingo; 1:15 power of attorney program.
Friday, Feb. 27 — 9-11:30 free haircuts, call Nancy Reed, 203-877-5131, ext. 2145; 9 ceramics; 9:30 stretch, strengthen and stabilize; 10 creative writing; 10:30 Linda’s choral group; 1:30 pickleball, however on movie matinee days, starts at 3.
Sunday, Feb. 29 — Center is open noon-4 for cards and bingo, billiards and special program events. Pool room is open Monday-Friday, 9-4:30 and Sunday, noon-4.
Free tax assistance — The Center is hosting two tax preparation programs, AARP Income Tax Assistance Program and the VITA Program.
AARP Income Tax Assistance Program provides free income tax preparation assistance for low and middle income taxpayers of all ages with special attention to those 60 and older. Program runs Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9-noon, through April 14. Registration required: 203-877-5131.
Taxpayers should bring all information and documents that apply to their 2014 Income Taxes, including a copy of 2013 Income Tax Return, W-2 Wage and tax statement forms, W-2G, certain gambling winning forms, all 1099 forms, social security benefit statement, original cost of stocks, bonds and mutual holdings, sold during 2014, all documents that relate to deductible expenses, such as medical, state income taxes, property taxes, contributions and mortgage interest.
The VITA Program provides free income tax preparation for all age and low-income families with earnings of $53,000. The VITA program, associated with the I.R.S. is offered by TEAM Inc. Sundays, noon-4 and Mondays, 5-8, through April 13, at the VITA Clinic at the Center.
To register for the VITA Program and for more information regarding documents needed, call TEAM, 203-736-5420, ext. 206.
Lunch offered Monday-Friday, 12:15. Complete dinner, $3, includes soup, dinner & dessert; sandwich dinner, $1.75, includes sandwich, soup & dessert; sandwich only, $1.25; soup only $.50. Peanut butter and jelly sandwich or tossed salad offered daily for $1; hot dogs, $1.50.
Senior lunch Feb. 23-27 — Monday, Sloppy Joe’s with sweet potato fries, cole slaw; Tuesday, breaded fish with potato salad, iceberg wedge with dressing; Wednesday, mac and ‘cheese casserole with ham and broccoli; Thursday, chicken stew, corn bread, tossed salad; Friday, stuffed shells with marinara, green beans, garlic bread.