COA July 2018 Schedule

Press Release

July 2018 Programs and Activities

Tom & Tom’s Men’s Discussion Group
Mondays at 8:45am
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 4:15pm
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 10:15am
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 at 8:30-10:00am
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 or call
COA at 526-6368.

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.

Shamablla Reiki with Linda Luck
Fourth Tuesdays (July 24th)
Appointments from 10:00am to 3:30pm
Linda Luck of “Lady Luck healing therapies” will be accepting appointments for Shamablla Reiki at the Chapin Senior Center on the fourth Tuesday of each month.  During the Reiki sessions, Linda will be checking the Chakras (energy centers) of clients to look for blockages in their energy system. Upon the completion of the session, she will review what was found concerning the Chakras and give the client paperwork explaining what any blockages mean for the client's health and what can be done about it.  Shamballa Reiki works on energy concerned with mental, emotional, physical and spiritual health. Sessions are 15 minutes in length and the cost is $15 per session. Please contact the COA at 526-6368 for an appointment.

Friends Program Bone Builders Exercise Classes
Tuesdays and Fridays at 10:00-11:00am
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.

Line Dancing with Dee Connors
Wednesdays at 10:00am
Kearsarge Community Presbyterian Church, New London
Line dancing includes a variety of styles of dancing, needs no partner, and is lots of fun! An excellent form of exercise for both the mind and body.
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.

Bike Group
Thursday mornings
See schedule in this newsletter
The COA Bikers trek forth every Thursday morning from Spring through Fall for a 25-mile (more or less) bike ride from various locations in New Hampshire and occasionally, Vermont. Our goal is enjoying the scenery and getting a bit of exercise. We definitely are not training for the Tour de France! The speed tends to be around 10 MPH. Please call COA at 526-6368 for more information or to be placed on the email contact list for schedule information.

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

Long-Term Care Planning
Wayne Blanchard, Long-Term Care Options Counselor from ServiceLink is available to meet with you at the Chapin Senior Center to discuss long term care, and options for care needs in the home and other settings. Please call Wayne at (603) 228-6625 ext. 1200 to set up a time to meet at the Chapin Senior Center Monday through Friday between 9:00am and 3:00pm.
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.

Duplicate Bridge – Mondays at 12:45pm and Wednesdays at 9:15am
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

Blood Pressure Clinic
Monday, July 2 at 9:30am
This is a walk-in program.

Parkinson’s Support Group
Tuesday, July 3 at 1:00pm
You are invited to join this lively, welcoming and supportive group!
This is a walk-in program.

Meditation Class
Tuesday, July 10 at 2:00pm
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 will be doing some silent/guided meditation sessions along with contemplations. No prior meditation experience is necessary. These on-going classes will be guided by Ilene Venizelos. For questions or to register, please call COA at 526-6368.

Movie Matinee
Thursday, July 12 at 2:00pm
Frank Adler (Chris Evans) is a single man raising a child prodigy – his spirited young niece Mary (Mckenna Grace) – in a coastal town in Florida. Frank's plans for a normal school life for Mary are foiled when the 7-year-old's mathematical abilities come to the attention of Frank's formidable mother, Evelyn (Lindsay Duncan), whose plans for her granddaughter threaten to separate Frank and Mary. Beverages and treats provided!
Please call COA at 526-6368 to register.

VNA Foot Care Clinic at COA
Friday, July 6 & July 13 at 9:30am-1:00pm
$25 Please call COA at 526-6368 to schedule an appointment.

Humanist, Agnostic, Atheist Discussion Group
Thursday, July 19 at 1:30pm
Welcome to those who are interested in delving into a variety of humanist and non-theist topics. We share our knowledge and experiences related to the challenging questions of religions, spirituality, and how they influence our lives. Using reason, critical thinking, and honest examination, we do our best to approach personal truths. Bring your thoughts, your questions, and an open mind, and join our lively, respectful monthly discussions.
This is a walk-in program.