Senior News: Oct. 14 — Oct. 20
Milford Senior Center, 9 Jepson Drive, offers a variety of activities for seniors; annual membership is $10. For more information visit milfordctseniorcenter.com or call 203-877-5131.
Monday, Oct. 14 — Center closed in observance of Columbus Day.
Tuesday, Oct. 15 — 9 beginners line dancing; 9:30 slimmercize; 10 ceramics, Gospel Choir; 10:45 osteoporosis exercise; 11:30 Morning Glorys sing-a-long; 1 Club C/bingo, book club meets last Tuesday of the month; 1:30 tap dancing; 2 Men’s Club first Tuesday of the month, Women’s Club meets third Tuesday of the month, quilting group; 3:30 billiard instruction; 4:15 yoga.
Wednesday, Oct. 16 — 9:30 rhythm and blues in the lounge, intermediate Tai Chi, beading class; 10 MSC band rehearsal; 10:30 beginners Tai Chi; 1 French class, bingo; 1:15 Aetna Medicare speaker; 6-8 open for pool, cards, games; 6:30 cardio ball, $20 for six weeks, call Nancy, 203-877-5131.
Thursday, Oct. 17 — 9:15 Morning Glorys sing-a-long; 9:30 computer class, advance registration required, Laughter Club class, stretching, clapping and laughing; 10 Writer’s Unlimited bi-monthly, every other Thursday, line dance; 11 computer class, advance registration required; 1 knitting group, Wii bowling, bingo, beginners Spanish.
Friday, Oct. 18 — 9-11:30 free haircuts for members every Monday, call for an appointment; 9 ceramics; 9:30 light weights, bowling, see Art White; 10 creating writing; 10:30 Linda’s Choral Group; 1 Wii bowling, art class, free paint and brushes provided; 3 pickle ball.
Sunday, Oct. 20 — Center is open noon-4 for cards and bingo. Pool room is open Monday-Friday, 9-4:30 and Sunday, noon-4.
Medicare speakers — A Banker’s Life Representative will be on hand to discuss Medicare Friday, Oct. 11, 1:15 p.m. A speaker from Aetna will discuss Medicare Wednesday, Oct. 16, 1:15. Mark Zukerman from Humana, Monday, Oct. 21, 1:15. A United Health Care representative will discuss Medicare Wednesday, Oct. 23, 1:15.
Golf tournament fundraiser — The Senior Wish Society of Milford will host its 4th annual Mini Golf Tournament Thursday, Oct. 10, with a rain date of Oct. 17, from 5-8 p.m., at The Sports Center of CT., The Rinks, 784 River Road, Shelton.
Funds raised during last year’s tournament allowed the Society to assist senior citizens in the Milford communities who have struggled financially during the last year.
The Society is looking for its traditional sponsors, Hole and Team, as well as donations such as beer, wine, food, soft drinks, gift certificates, gift baskets and raffle items, 203-734-5449.
Drug take back program — Bring expired and unused to the Center on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 11-1 and Saturday, Oct. 26, 10-2. There will be a Milford Police Officer to offer assistance.
Living well — There will be an informational session presented by a representative of Agency on Aging who will speak on the Living Well-Chronic Self-Management Program Friday, Oct. 25, 1:15 p.m.
Halloween dinner dance — Wednesday, Oct. 30, 1-3:30. Tickets are $15. Vinnie Carr will provide the music and a pork roast dinner will be served by Lasse’s Restaurant. There will be a costume parade, but costumes are optional.