Office on Aging
Christine Wildemuth

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.

Programs Highlights

 

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 main office so that we can update your records. Please update email addresses and emergency contacts too!

 

Vision Support GroupFriday, August 4th -10:30am

Please call Caryl to attend.

 

 Ted Talks – Wednesdays

July 19   @ 12:30 - What we don't know about Europe's Muslim kids.

July 26   @ 10:45  - How to have better political conversations.

 August 2   @ 12:30 - Never, Ever Give Up

August 16 @ 10:45 - The New American Dream

August 30 @ 10:45 - The Power of Vulnerability

 

Coloring For Adults - Tuesday, July 25th-12:15 PM-This is the hot new trend Enjoy tranquil music, relax, color, and make a new friend. Coloring has the therapeutic potential to reduce anxiety, create focus, and bring about more mindfulness. All materials provided

 CARNIVAL DAY-Come One! Come All!

Thursday, July 13th 12:15-1:30pm
Games, Prizes, Refreshments! Try your luck.

 

YOUTH TALENT SHOW- Thurs, July 20th
12:15pm–1:15pm Our summer youth volunteers and some of your grandchildren entertain us with their talents. Come out and support these youth. Does your Grandchild have a special talent? See Jillann to see if space is available for them in the show.

26th ANNUAL ANNIVERSARY BBQ
Thursday, July 27th 11:30am
BBQ will be followed by Great Music at 12:15 pm With “The Toys” singer Barbara Harris
Guaranteed To Bring Down The House!!
Lunch is $2.25 must sign up July 20th

Paul Rao Presents “Human Heritage From Ancient Times To Modern Times” Monday, July 31st—1:30-3:00pm Understanding life within us and outside of us, with newer and newer technologies on planet earth.

Farmer’s Market Distribution
Wednesday, July 19th 9:00 – 12:00 p.m.
**Pre- Registration Required See Marie Brown**
Distribution in the Wellness Center Large Gym (No Fitness Video)

Summertime Youth Run Programs

Computer & IPAD Lessons Daily 10:30-1:30. Just stop in with your questions and what you want to learn

Horseraces-Mondays, July 10th & 24th 12:15
Join us at our indoor track. Bet your favorites
with play money and win prizes!

Let’s Get Crafty! – Crafts with Simran
Tuesdays, July 11th & 18th 12:30 p.m.
Come make simple project to take home. Sign up in
the office limited availability.

Origami – with Sai Thursday, July 6th 12:15pm
Come learn the ancient art of paper folding and
Make a simple project to take home. Sign up in the office.

Zentangles –with Ayyan Fridays 12:15pm
Anything is possible one stroke at a time...
Zentangles are fun, easy to learn and relaxing.
Come create beautiful images while increasing
your focus, creativity and personal sense of well being.
Sign up in the office limited space.

 

BEST DEMO with Liz ~ Monday, July 10th 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Exercise with light weights, balls & bands from a chair.

FRIENDS Bingo - Friday, July 14th 12:30

TICKET BINGO Monday, July 17th 12:30
Every time you win Bingo you get a ticket then it goes in a basket and we draw one winner for one large item.

 

**Elvis Week**
Elvis Presley died August 16th 40 years ago.
Join us this week for some special Elvis events in remembrance of
“The King of Rock & Roll”

Monday, August 7th
Elvis Trivia with Christine –10:45am
Come test your knowledge & win special Elvis prizes.

Elvis Movie- 12:00pm – 2:20pm
“King Creole”- An Elvis favorite film and one of his few dramatic roles. Attend to be eligible for an Elvis Door Prize.

Elvis Concert Film- 2:20pm – 3:45pm
The younger Elvis. Live from his 1968 concert. Enter for special Elvis doorprize drawing.

Tuesday, August 8th
Tour of Graceland Video- 12:15pm - 1:15pm
See behind the scenes of Graceland, Elvis’s Memphis home, trace his path from poor boy in Tupelo to Memphis through rare photos and video. Enter for Elvis Door Prize.

Thursday, August 10th
ELVIS IS IN THE BUILDING!!! 12:15pm – 1:15pm
Join us as Mike Holland portrays the “well seasoned”, heavier Elvis of the late 70’s. Dressed as the King himself, singing familiar Elvis songs with a voice that sounds like Elvis, Mike Holland will take you back in time. Enter to win a Door prize, It’s Now or Never.


BEACH DAY

Summertime Fun
Thursday, August 17th 12:00pm – 1:15 pm
Enjoy Margarita Mocktails and some Beach Day Games! 12:00pm – 1:15pm
Beach Ball Volleyball, Coconut Bowling, Feed The Shark, Tube Toss Indulge in Margarita Mocktails! Enjoy warm breezes and great music. Wear your Beach Garb for a ticket to win a Door Prize!!!

Monthly Birthday Lunch 
Tuesday, August 22 – at 11:00am
Is this your birthday month? Please let us know.
Sign up by Aug 15th. Trivia, Celebration & Cake. Always FUN!

 

FRIENDS Bingo - Friday, August 11th 12:30pm

BINGO SPONSORED BY OASIS -

Monday, August 28th 12:30pm
Every time you win Bingo you get a ticket then it goes in a basket and we draw one winner for one large item. This event is sponsored by Oasis Senior Living Advisors. Oasis provides personalized service in helping seniors and their families locate the best living option available to them.

**ATTENTION**: Don’t forget to purchase your Bingo passes!
A card is $10 for 10 days. Bingo will start in September at $1.00 a day.

Great American Roadtrip Video -

Thurs. Aug 24th 12:15-2:15
From Hawaiian Volcanoes to Redwood Forests, to Art communities and Working Cattle Ranches, to Yellowstone and Hemingway’s House. Join us for a scenic and informative drive through California, Hawaii, Alaska, Montana, Idaho, Wyoming and Washington.

Hawaiian Day- Sponsored by Atrium Health & Senior Living – Thursday, Aug 31st
10:45am -11:15am - “Beautiful Hawaii ” Facts & Trivia with Jill
11:15am–12:15pm - Hawaiian BBQ Lunch
**Lunch is $2.25 must sign up August 17th**
12:15pm-1:15pm – Hawaiian Day Theme Party with musical entertainment by the awesome Lisa Vann. Swing and sway the day away. Let’s see those Hawaiian Shirts!! Door Prize & 50/50
*This event is FREE thanks to sponsorship from our friends at Atrium Health & Senior Living. Atrium is a premier healthcare facility that provides their residents with quality personal care and all the comforts of home.

 

New Jersey 2017 Senior Olympics – September 8th, 9th, 10th
Register ONLINE by Aug. 28th at njseniorolympics.com (or) 
See the Office for application. Drive self to Woodbridge.
General Registration Fee $30 (for 3 events)
Archery, Basketball Foul, Basketball (3 on 3), Bocce, Billiards, Bowling, Cornhole, Cycling, Darts, Fencing, Golf, Horseshoes, Mini Golf, Pickleball, Racquetball, Swimming, Table Tennis, Softball, Tennis, Track & Field, and Volleyball. Bring Home The Gold South Brunswick!!!

 

 

**ATTENTION**: BINGO is making a comeback!
Bingo passes are now available for purchase in the Office. A card is $10 for 10 days. Bingo will start in September at $1.00 a day. Prizes are from the dollar store. Please let JillAnn know if you have any special requests of $1.00 store items. Thank You!! 

Billiards Lessons-Want to Learn how to Play Billiards stop in the pool room and ask for Lou.
Pool Club always seeking new members too.

 

SENIOR CHORUS – Are you interested in joining a senior chorus? Sign the interest sheet at the Main Office! Instructor led. Rehearsals and performances.

 

Terracycle Fundraiser – Please collect the following items and drop them off at the main office…Chip bags (all brands and sizes) and/or any Brita products (filters, filter wrappers, pitchers, bottles, and dispensers).

 

George Street Playhouse Discount Tickets

 Discount tickets are available to all SB Senior Center members and up  to one guest, by calling Jaci D’Ulisse, (732) 846-2895 ext. 134. Shows  at 8:00pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays, are $16 per  ticket, versus the regular $32 group rate. 

New Website Learn about our programs and what is going on in our senior center. Print out our newest newsletter, membership forms, volunteer forms, and more. Visit www.southbrunswicknj.gov (Click on Departments, then Senior Center.)

Facebook – See our latest pictures and post or share information with your friends on this closed group. Search for the “South Brunswick Office on Aging” on Facebook.

 

Inclement Weather Notice - Learn about weather related senior center opening times, programs, class changes/cancellations, by calling 732-329-4000 ext. 7670, starting at 7:30am. This message is updated regularly throughout the day.   Get on our “senior center” email loop and we will email you weather related changes as soon as it becomes available.  See the senior center office to make sure your email address is up to date. 

Donations – We graciously accept monetary donations (strictly designated for senior center use). Checks payable to the SB Senior Center. “Tribute Cards” are still available ($15). Reminder: All donations are tax deductible-there is still time to make your year end donation to the center. Your support is appreciated!

 

MOVIE TIME!  

Hidden Figures – Tues. July 25th 12:30-2:40pm PG
Three brilliant African-American women at NASA serve as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit. Starring: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monae

Beauty & The Beast-Thurs. August 3rd
12:30pm-2:40pm-Rated PG ~ Romance
Belle, an independent young woman, is taken prisoner by a beast in his castle. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle’s enchanted staff & learns to look beyond the Beast’s hideous exterior & realize the kind heart & soul of the true Prince within. Starring: Emma Watson, Dan Stevens & Kevin Kline

The Last Word – Tues. August 22nd 12:30-2:40pm Rated R ~ Comedy - To those who know her, she’s overbearing, blunt & a total control freak — but that doesn’t begin to describe Harriet Lauler. A former high-powered advertising executive, 80-something Harriet insists on micromanaging every aspect of her life. Starring: Shirley McLaine, Amanda Seyfried & Annn Heche