Chapin Senior Center February 2018 Programs and Activities

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Tom & Tom’s Men’s Discussion Group. Mondays at 8:45 AM.

We want to hear your stories and we’ll share a few of our own. Come visit over an endless cup of coffee! This is a walk-in program.
French Discussion Group. First and Third Mondays at 4:15 PM.

Please note the group will not be meeting on Feb. 19 due to the holiday. Join this casual, friendly group to practice your language skills and have fun. Participants at all skill levels are welcome! This is a walk-in program.
Chair Exercises.  Mondays and Fridays at 10:15 AM
This low impact exercise program is perfect for those looking for an easy, effective exercise routine. This is a walk-in program.

Walking at Proctor Academy Gym. Monday through Friday from 8:30-10:00 AM
The walking location has been changed from the Farrell Field House to the Theater House until further notice. Please call COA at 526-6368 for more information. This is a walk-in program.
Outdoor Recreation for Seniors. Tuesdays at 10:00AM. Join this active group to bike, hike, kayak and more! Please see the scheduled listed in this newsletter.

Memoir Writing Group. Tuesdays at 10:00AM
This is a walk-in program.

Walk-In Painting Group. Tuesdays at 1:00PM
Bring your current painting project to work on. This is an informal group and we’d love to have you join us.This is a walk-in program.

Friends Program Bone Builders Exercise Classes. Tuesdays and Fridays from 10:00-11:00 AM
This senior exercise program helps strengthen bone, build muscle and improve balance. You can exercise while seated or standing using small hand weights. Classes are held in the Newbury Heights Community Room, 52 Newbury Heights Road, Newbury. This is a walk-in program.

Tai Chi. Wednesdays at 2:30pm
Kearsarge Community Presbyterian Church, New London, NH This is a walk-in program

Needlework Craft Group. Wednesdays at 1:00-3:00pm
Love to cross stitch, do needlework, quilt, knit or crochet? We do, too! We'd love to chat, laugh, and get to know the folks who enjoy the same hobbies we enjoy. Please join us!This is a walk-in program.

Women’s Discussion Group. Fridays at 9:00AM
Get to know your neighbors over a casual cup of coffee. Join friends to visit, chat and share!
This is a walk-in program.

Bingo! Fridays at 2:00pm
Ten games for $5. Ten bingo sheets with 6 cards on each sheet. Participants must be 55 years old and older. Please call COA at 526-6368 to register.

Bridge – Duplicate Bridge – Mondays at 12:45 PM and Wednesdays at 9:15 AM
Contract Bridge – Thursdays at 9:30AM. This is a walk-in program.

Poker – Tuesdays at 2:00PM. Hand and Foot Card Game– Wednesdays at 1:00PM
Mahjong – Fridays at 12:30PM

VNA Foot Care Clinic at COA Friday, February 2 & 9 from 9:30AM-1:00PM
$25 Please call COA at 526-6368 to schedule an appointment.

Meditation Class.  Friday, February 2 at 2:30PM; Saturday, February 24 at 10:00AM
Meditation is a process of transforming the mind. It enhances clarity, concentration, relaxation and positive mind states while alleviating stress, anxiety, depression and other medical conditions. This is done by focusing the mind, staying present and being aware of thoughts. We will be sitting in chairs and doing some silent/guided meditation sessions along with contemplations. No prior meditation experience is necessary. These ongoing classes will be guided by Ilene Venizelos. For questions or to register, please call COA at 526-6368.

Computer Class with Laura Thompson.Saturday, February 3 from 9:00AM – 11:00AM(1/2 hour appointments beginning at 9:00AM)
Are you looking for answers to questions about basic computer and iPad skills?  Sign up for a one-on-one half hour session by calling 526-6368.

Blood Pressure Clinic. Monday, February 5 at 9:30AM
This is a walk-in program.

Parkinsons Support Group. Tuesday, February 6 at 1:00PM
You are invited to join this lively, welcoming and supportive group!This is a walk-in program.

Computer Tutoring with Nick Ourusoff
Tuesday, February 6 & 20 from 9:00AM-11:00AM
Wednesday, February 7 & 21 from 2:00PM – 4:00PM
Thursday, February 15 from 9:00AM – 11:00AM & 2:00PM-4:00PM
Nick will be available for ½ hour one-on-one tutoring sessions for the beginning computer user to the knowledgeable user who needs collaboration or advice. Learn to use your laptop, tablet or android device for a variety of tasks. Receive help with spreadsheets, email or designing a website. Nick has an extensive background in computers from teaching to programming.
Please bring your laptop, tablet or android device with you.  Please call COA at 526-6368 for an appointment.

Long-Term Care Planning. Friday, February 9 at 10:30AM
Learn more about your options for long-term care with Wayne Blanchard from ServiceLink.
Please call COA at 526-6368 to sign up for this program.

Morning Book Group. Tuesday, February 13 at 9:30AM
Please call COA at 526-6368 for book information.,This is a walk-in program.
Humanist Discussion Group. Thursday, February 15 at 1:30PM. This is a walk-in program.

Movie & Pizza Night, Friday, February 16 at 4:30PM
“Lion” A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia. 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family. Please call COA at 526-6368 to sign up.

Aging Discussion Group. Tuesday, February 27 at 9:00AM
We invite you to join Dr. Jack Kirk in a continued discussion of Vesper Time: The Spiritual Practice of Growing Older by Frank J. Cunningham. Dr. Kirk will touch upon the challenges and rewards of growing older. Participants are encouraged to share their thoughts and experiences. Feel free to join us for this discussion group even if you haven’t read the book! Please call COA at 526-6368 to register.