COA August Program Schedule

Press Release

August 2018 Programs and Activities

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
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 at 8:30 to 10 AM
Please call COA at 526-6368 for more information.
This is a walk-in program.

Outdoor Recreation for Seniors
Tuesdays at 10 AM
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 AM
This is a walk-in program.

Walk-In Painting Group
Tuesdays at 1 PM
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 (August 28th)
Appointments from 10 to 3:30 PM
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 1011 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.

Line Dancing with Dee Connors
Wednesdays at 10 AM
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  1 to 3 PM
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 AM
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.

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

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

VNA Foot Care Clinic at COA
Friday, August 3 & 10 at 9:30 to 1 PM
$25 Please call COA at 526-6368 to schedule an appointment.

Blood Pressure Clinic
Monday, August 6 at 9:30 AM
This is a walk-in program.

Parkinson’s Support Group
Tuesday, August 7 at 1 PM
You are invited to join this lively, welcoming and supportive group!  This is a walk-in program.

Movie Matinee
Thursday, August 9 at 2 PM
The Zookeeper’s Wife
The Zookeeper’s Wife tells the account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Antonina and Jan Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the German invasion.
Beverages and treats provided!
Please call COA at 526-6368 to register.

Humanist, Agnostic, Atheist Discussion Group
Thursday, August 16 at 1:30 PM
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.

Computer Tutoring with Nick Ourusoff
Tuesday, August 7 and Thursday, August 9  9 to noon
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.