Senior Trips

Single travelers presentation — Wednesday Sept. 11, 6 p.m. Light supper and a chance to meet other singles looking to travel. RSVP please.

2014 tours presentation — Monday Sept. 16, 6 p.m., Southern Charm April 6-12; Switzerland, Austria & Bavaria April 21-May 2; Trains of the Colorado Rockies Sept. 5-13; Alaska Cruise/tour - Italy - Douro River Cruise - March 16 West Indies Cruise. RSVP please.


Aug. 6, Elim Park open house tour, Cheshire, $10. Informal tour and information session of the senior living complex. Coffee and, lunch on our own and an ice cream stop.

Aug. 11, Opera Theater of CT, Clinton, $70, box dinner al fresco (weather-permitting), pre-concert talk with the artistic director and Rigoletto, evening performance.

Aug. 19, Holiday Hill, Cheshire/Prospect, $44, all day picnic, entertainment.

Aug. 26, Mohegan Night, $24, departs 1:15, returns 9:30.

Sept. 5, Thimble Islands cruise, $21, lunch on own.

Sept. 18, Big E at Springfield, $51, departs 8:30, returns 7:30.

Sept. 19, Moxie at Nelson Hall, Cheshire, $40, depart 4:30, return 10, dinner included.

Sept. 22, Miss Saigon at the Bushnell, $93, snack bag included.

Sept. 15-23, Trains, Wineries & Treasures of California Tour includes Yosemite National Park, San Francisco, Sacramento, Lake Tahoe, Sonoma Wine Country & Napa Valley.

Sept. 26, Hillstead Museum & Carousel Museum.

Oct. 1, Harriett Beecher Stowe & Mark Twain homes.

Oct. 4-9, Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta includes Santa Fe, Loretto Chapel, Santa Fe School of Cooking, Turquoise Trail, Old Town Albuquerque & the famous Balloon Fiesta. Book until June 14 only. Special presentation will be shown Friday, June 14 at 2 p.m.

Oct. 16-18, Atlantic City, $229, Resorts International, two dinners and slot credit.

Oct. 23, Kiss Me Kate, $96, departs 10, returns 5:30.

Nov. 29-Dec. 7, Christmas on the Danube tour includes Wurzburg, Rothenburg, Nuremberg, Regensburg, Passau, Wauchau Valley, Hofburg Palace, Vienna and Christmas Markets.

Art classes — Art instructor Mike Voytek holds art classes each Friday, 1:30-3, Ceramics Room. Free paint and brushes.

Ahrens program — Service offered to individuals with cognitive impairments who require a supervised environment at the Center. The program co-coordinator, Rita Whiskeyman, may be contacted for more information at 203-877-5131. The program is funded by the City of Milford and United Way of Milford, Inc.

Low Vision group — meets the second Monday of the month, 10:30 a.m.

Memoir workshop — Workshop participants meet every other Thursday, 10-11:30, card room.

Writing is prompted by subjects presented by Judy, such as one’s childhood home, the look, the feel, and the smells and sounds that remind us of our favorite Christmas, our first car, television in the early days, a job we liked or disliked, friends through the years or lessons we’ve learned through our life.

Participants will create a self portrait for future generations.

Information: 203 877-5131.

Zumba classes — Six-week sessions, $20. Sign up at the front desk.

Center membership — Membership at the Center is open to Milford’s older adults, 55 and over. Annual fee: $10. Interested residents may sign up at the Center or call Mary Steinmetz, 203-877-5131.

Model Railroad Club — The formation of the Center’s Model Railroad Club has begun. Membership is open to all Milford residents age 55 and older.

The HO scale of model railroading will be used. Donations of any model railroading equipment or any scale and cash donations are accepted.

Treasure Chest Consignment and Craft Shop — Open Monday to Thursday, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; Friday, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Pool room open daily, and Monday & Thursdays, 6-8.

Volunteers sought — The Ahrens Program, at the Milford Senior Center, provides recreational, nutrition and educational activities for older adults with physical and cognitive impairments. This program enables caregivers several hours of respite while the participant is being supervised by staff members and volunteers.

If interested in volunteering, call Rita Whiskeyman, Ahrens program coordinator, 203-877-5131.