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, Jan. 16 \u2014 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\u2019s choral group; 1:30 pickleball, however on movie matinee days, starts at 3, movie matinee days Jan. 9 and 23. Sunday, Jan. 18 \u2014 Sunday matinee, Far and Away, 1 p.m. 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, Jan. 19 \u2014 Closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Tuesday, Jan. 20 \u2014 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\u2019s club meeting third Tuesday of the month, quilting group; 4:15 yoga. Wednesday, Jan. 21 \u2014 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; 1:15 hearing instrument cleaning and testing, call for an appointment between 9 and noon, Miracle Ear of Orange, 203-877-5131. Thursday, Jan. 22 \u2014 9:30 computer beginner\u2019s class, advance registration required, next session begins Jan. 15; 10 writers unlimited Jan. 15 and 29, line dance class; 11 computer intermediate class, advance registration required, next session begins Jan. 15, Italian class resumes Jan. 15; 1 beginner\u2019s bridge, Spanish, Wii bowling, knitting, bingo. Friday, Jan. 23 \u2014 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\u2019s choral group; 1:30 pickleball, however on movie matinee days, starts at 3, movie matinee days Jan. 23. Sunday, Jan. 25 \u2014 Sunday matinee, Far and Away, 1 p.m. 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. 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 Jan. 19-23 \u2014 Monday, closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Tuesday, baked ham, sweet potatoes, mixed vegetables; Wednesday, stuffed shells, green beans, garlic bread; Thursday, roast beef, mashed potatoes, corn, Friday, breaded fish, cole slaw, sweet potatoes. Trips Holiday Inn (Goodspeed); Newsie\u2019s and Jekyll and Hyde (Palace); Buddy Holly Story (Thomaston); Pippin, Camelot, Once and Kinky Boots (Bushnell); Taste of New Haven Wooster Square Tour. Fall tours coming too \u2014 On the Big side, Music cities. April 2015, California Coast, May 2015, Best of Scotland, September and Pacific Northwest, October 2015. Australia\/New Zealand Cruise\/Tour Jan. 19 has limited space left; Music Cities coming along with three more U.S. and Europe options for 2015; Jan. 11, Pippin at the Bushnell, $90; Feb. 14, Love in the Afternoon at Nelson Hall, $60 (with lunch); Feb. 15, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels at Warner Theatre, $65 (lunch); Feb. 26, Musical Sounds of Louis Prima and Keely Smith at 7 Angels, $70 (lunch); Feb. 28, The legendary Ethel Merman at Nelson Hall, $60 (lunch); March 7, Sister Act at The Palace TBA (lunch). DAV Chapter 15 donates to the Center \u2014 Disabled Veterans of America, Chapter 15, has donated a reading device to the Milford Senior Center for individuals affected with macular degeneration. For more information, call Program Director, Amanda Berry, 203-877-51331. Band members sought \u2014 Linda Whittaker, band director at the Milford Senior Center, extends an invitation to seniors to join the band. All instruments are welcome, but flutes, clarinets, alto saxes, and trumpets are especially needed. Any bass instrument, bass guitar, bass keyboard, electric bass is desperately needed. The only requirements to join are to have one\u2019s own instrument (except keyboards which can be provided), be able to play it, and to come through the door with a smile every week. People who play piano keyboard are welcome to play some of the single line instrumental parts on the keyboard. Rehearsals are Wednesdays, 10-noon. For more information, call Linda at 203-877-2134 a few days ahead so she can prepare a music binder. Art classes \u2014 Art classes are held each Friday, 1:30-3, Ceramics Room. Free paint and brushes. Ahrens program \u2014 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 \u2014 meets the second Monday of the month, 10:30 a.m. Memoir workshop \u2014 Workshop participants meet every other Thursday, 10-11:30, card room. Writing is prompted by subjects presented by Judy, such as one\u2019s 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\u2019ve learned through our life. Participants will create a self portrait for future generations. Information: 203 877-5131. Zumba classes \u2014 Six-week sessions, $20. Sign up at the front desk. Center membership \u2014 Membership at the Center is open to Milford\u2019s 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 \u2014 The formation of the Center\u2019s 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 \u2014 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 \u2014 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.