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UPDATE Your Photo & Medical Records – If your picture has not been taken within the last five years and/or if your medical forms are more than 2 years old, please stop by the office to update your records, email addresses and emergency contacts.

 

Monthly Birthday LunchIs this your Birthday Month? Please let us know so we can celebrate your special day. Trivia & Cake. 

 

Tuesday, July 23rd      Sign up by July 16th

Tuesday, August 27th Sign up by August 20th

 

Vision Support Group  on brake

Please call Caryl to attend 732-329-4000 x7212.

Ted Talks – Wednesdays 

Wednesday, July 17th 10:45am – Doctors make mistakes.

Can we talk about that?

Wednesday, August 7th 12:30pm - The lies our culture tells us
about what matters — and a better way to live.

Wednesday, August 21st 10:45am – The art of choosing.

        

BINGO

Bingo tickets in the office $5 card/5 days.

Bingo is $1.00 a day.  Come try your luck!  

Bingo - Monday, July 29, August 12th & 26th

12:15pm Bingo is $1.00. Purchase Bingo Pass for $5.00 in the office. Can share with a friend.

 

Special Bingo - Friday, July 26th, August 16th  12:15pm Free  

Join us for a free Bingo while we continue to try out our new computerized bingo system. There will be prizes.

Adult Coloring – Tuesday, August 6th  12:30pm

Enjoy tranquil music, aromatherapy, color, and make a new friends. All materials provided.

The Art Lee Project  Tuesday,  On break for summer

 

 

Art Lecture with Maurice

Friday, June 21st 12:30pm   On break till September




 

Monthly Bereavement Group: Monday, July 15, August 19th   10:45am Anyone who has suffered the loss of a spouse or partner is welcome to attend the monthly bereavement group. Questions? Please call Caryl 732 329-4000 x 7212

 

 

Calling All Seniors...We Need Your Help!

We are seeking senior volunteers interested in taking a leadership role in running a program or two to accommodate requests for an afternoon program.
The following activities have been dropped in our suggestion box: Name That Tune * Word Games/ Brain Teasers * Board Games * Culture Club * Play Reading * Streaming of History/ Travel Channel.
Time Slot: Monday Afternoons 2:00pm – 2:45pm
If you are interested please call Jill at ext. 7675

 

Computer/IPAD Lessons- Volunteers are available in the

Tech Center  to help with phone, computer or IPAD questions.

* Tuesday and Wednesday 10:45am – 12:00pm

*In July & August High School students will be available in

the Tech Center 10:30am – 1:30pm to assist you with same.

 

Free Blood Pressure Screening

Tuesday,  July 16th  10am - Noon 

Tuesday, August 20th 10am - Noon

No Appointment needed just drop in.

 

Summertime Youth Run Programs

Computer, & IPAD Lessons- Monday – Friday
***New this year ALEXA Lessons- Wednesday & Friday
High School students are available daily in the Tech Center
10:30am – 1:30pm to assist you, drop on by.

Seniors vs Youth Tournaments- Tuesdays 10:45am
Bocce- July 2nd, 16th, 30th August 13th & 27th(outside, weather permitting)
Ladderball- July 9th, July 23rd August 6th & 20th

Horseraces- Mondays, July 1st, July 22nd, August 5th & 19th 12:15pm
Join us at our indoor track. Root for your favorites &
win prizes!

Let’s Get Crafty! – Crafts with Sanjana – Free 12:15pm
Tuesdays- July 9TH – Stepping Stones * July 23rd – Zig Zag Books

August 6th Decoupage Pots, August 20th Modern Paintings
Come make a simple project to take home. Sign up at the office.


Billiards News!!- Open play M-F 8:30 – 4:15 & Sun. 1:00 – 4:00 (with the exception of tournament days). Please see the whiteboard in the Billiards Room for open play updates during tournaments.
July In-House Tournaments Are: 11th, & 16th 10am-3:30pm

August House Tournaments Are: 6th, 8th, 13th, 15th, 10am-3:30pm

August 20th - Versus So. Plainfield (HOME)

Free Billiard Lessons are offered the Mondays & Friday by Billiards President Gary Harraman. Lessons are by appointment only. Three appointments are available between 10:00am – 11:30am. Sign up at the office.

Manavi Community Chai- Mon., July 15th 12:15pm
Manavi is a community based organization in New Jersey that focuses on domestic violence. Join us for an informal discussion on domestic violence and other gender-based violence issues affecting all people from various communities.

28th Anniversary Party & Barbecue
Thursday, July 18th * Sign Up by July 11th
11:15am- BBQ Lunch ($2.25 for Lunch)
12:15pm- Entertainment by Pam & Steve! Friends 50/50!

Grateful Angels Dance Troupe- Friday, July 19th 12:15pm Join us as we welcome for the first time this wonderfully talented group of girls ages 6 – 16
as they show off their dance moves.
Guaranteed a great show!!! Come support the kids!!

 

Ice Cream Social- Thursday, July 25th 12:30pm
Ice Cream and all the fixins. Sugar Free is available.
Sign up by July 18th Cost: $2.00

Word Play – Jeopardy- Tuesday, July 30th 12:15pm “Jeopardy!" is a classic game show, with a twist. The answers are given first, and the contestants supply the questions. Join us for this fun filled game!

WooooHooooo!!!... BOCCE is BACK!!
Available Starting July 1st
Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:15pm
(outdoors, weather permitting)
Off the back patio. Start a league or just play for fun!


Upcoming Senior Center Classes

Kreatively Kathy- Starting July 8th Mon. 12:30pm – 2:30pm
Join our very own creative Kathy Burns as she teaches
the art of Mosaics. All materials provided. FREE.
Space is limited, please sign up by July 1st.

Monday, Aug. 5th 12:30pm – 2:30pm

Join our very own creative Kathy Burns as she takes you on a

journey to the 60’s with Tie Dye Art and groovy music. All dyes will be provided. BRING YOUR OWN TEESHIRT (Limit one per person)

          Space is limited, please sign up by July 29th  FREE

Kathy’s Mosaics- Mondays, August 12th, 19th, 26th

12:30pm-2:30pm A mosaic is a piece of art or image made from

the assembling of small pieces of colored glass, stone, or other

materials. Learn a new craft, all materials provided.

             Space is limited, please sign up by August 5th  FREE



 

Computer, & IPAD Lessons- Monday – Friday

***New this year ALEXA Lessons- Wednesday & Friday

High School students are available daily in the Tech Center

10:30am – 1:30pm to assist you, drop on by.

 

                  

 

Lecture- Classic T.V. Shows-

Friday, August 2nd 12:15pm

Join Don Buzney Host for the “Veterans Corner” on Rutgers University Radio 88.7 FM. Don will lecture on the T.V. shows of yester year. Sign Up.

Picnic Palooza Social- Thursday, August 8th 12:15pm Bring your favorite cold picnic dish & recipe to share. Weather permitting we will

nosh on the Patio sipping lemonade and listening

to Island Music. Sign up by Aug. 1st, must bring a dish!

 

Barbecue & Music

   Thursday, August 15th * Sign Up by August 7th

11:15am- BBQ Lunch ($2.25 for Lunch)

12:15pm- Entertainment by Scott Brandt! Friends 50/50!

 

 

Carnival Games & Ice Cream Social- Thursday, August 22nd

10:30am – 11:30am Carnival Games Come One! Come All!

Games, Prizes, Refreshments! Try your luck. FREE

12:30pm Ice Cream and all the fixins. Sugar Free is available. Sign up by August 15th  Cost: $2.00

         

MOVIE TIME

 

 

The Lighthouse- Thurs., July 11th 12:30pm – 2:15pm NR
Two lighthouse keepers are stranded on an island for months by a storm. As rations run low and their situation becomes more dire, the men reveal their own personal tragedies that drove them to an isolated life.

The Mustang- Tues., July 23rd 12:30pm -2:10pm R
A Violent Inmate at a Nevada Prison Is Selected To Take part in the wild horse inmate program where wild horses are trained to get ready for auction. But as he undertakes the program, he is touched by the horses respect and bond.

The Poison Rose- Thursday, Aug. 1st 12:30pm
Ex-football player turned private investigator Carson Philips receives a call to examine what, from the outset, seems to
be a case of a missing person. However, the deeper into the case he looks, the more unusual and unnerving details emerge. R 1H 38M

A Midsummer Night’s Dream– Tuesday, Aug. 27th 12:30pm Michael Hoffman's new film of "William Shakespeare's a Midsummer Night's Dream" (who else's?) is updated to the 19th century, set in Italy and furnished with bicycles and operatic interludes. But it is founded on Shakespeare's language and is faithful, by and large, to the original play. PG-13 2H

Movie Lecture- 33 Greatest Cities of Europe-
Thursday Aug. 29th 12:15pm

Travel with acclaimed filmmaker Marlin Darrah, as he visits Europe's most beloved cities and regions. Shot entirely in high definition, 33 Great cities of Europe captures the cultures, histories, and architectures of the world's most
traveled continent.

Office on Aging
Christine Wildemuth

cwildemu@sbtnj.net
Director
Senior Center
540 Ridge Road
Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852
732-329-4000 x7670
or
732-438-0918
(rotary phones)
Transportation
732-329-4000 x7363
Center Hours
Monday to Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sundays
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.