COA Chapin Senior Center: January 2013 Calendar

37 Pleasant Street

PO Box 1263

New London, New Hampshire 03257

(603) 526-6368

EVERYONE is welcome!!

January 2013

Tom & Tom’s Men’s Discussion Group

Mondays 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!

In-Stitches Craft Group

Mondays 10:00am

Join fellow crafters to knit, crochet, sew or whatever craft you favor.

A great opportunity to socialize and pick up tips while you work on your latest project.

Chair Exercises

Mondays and Fridays 10:15am

This low impact exercise program is perfect for those looking for an

easy, effective exercise routine.

Walking at Proctor Academy Gym

Monday – Friday 8:30-10:00am

Please call COA at 526-6368 for more information.

Walk-In Painting

Tuesdays 1:00pm

Bring your current painting project to work on while discussing art, artists and exhibits.

This is an informal group and we’d love to have you join us.

Tai Chi

Wednesdays 2:30pm

Kearsarge Community Presbyterian Church, New London, New Hampshire

Women’s Discussion Group

Fridays 9:00am

Get to know your neighbors over a casual cup of coffee.

Join friends to visit, chat and share!


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

Contract Bridge – Thursdays at 9:30am


Hand and Foot – Wednesdays at 1:00pm

Poker – Tuesdays at 2:00pm

Scrabble – Fridays at 1:00pm


Thursday, January 3 – Thursday, February 7 12:30-1:30pm

Offering gentle yoga in a six-week course. We will first warm up the body with simple stretches and then introduce one posture a week. Learn how each posture can work on many different areas of the body, so that you can understand better just what yoga is trying to tell you.

Blood Pressure/Glucose Screening Clinic

& Ask a Nurse

Friday, January 4 10:30 – 11:30am

VNA Foot Care Clinic at COA

Friday, January 4 12:30-3:30pm

Friday, January 11 1:00-3:00pm

$20 (doctor’s order required for diabetics)

Please call COA at 526-6368 to schedule an appointment.

Computer Questions with Laura Thompson

Saturday, January 5 9:00am – 11:00am

(1/2 hour appointments beginning at 9:00am)

Are you looking for answers to questions about basic PC computer skills? Sign up for a one-on-one half hour session by calling 526-6368. (Please note this class is designed for PC users, not Apple or Mac products.)

Parkinsons Support Group

Tuesday, January 8 1pm

Breakfast Club Book Discussion

Tuesday, January 8 9:30am

The Sense of An Ending by Julian Barnes

Questions About Medicare?

Tuesday, January 8 1:30-3:30pm

Anita Oelfke, Medicare Coordinator for Merrimack County Service Link,

will be available to answer your Medicare questions.

Please call COA at 526-6368 to sign up for this program.

Genealogy Workshop

Thursday, January 10 and January 24 10:00am – 12:00noon

A great way to receive assistance with your genealogical research.

Please call 526-6368 to sign up for a ½ hour appointment.

Long-Term Care Planning

Friday, January 11 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.

Is it Whole Grain?

Friday, January 11, January 18 and January 25 1:30-2:30pm

This free, three-part program provides information regarding the benefits

of whole grains through fun activities and interesting discussions. Participants

will learn how to eat more whole grains for breakfast, lunch and dinner, how

to read food packages to identify a whole grain food and the health benefits

of whole grains. Taste test delicious whole grain foods and share tips and recipes.

Attendance is limited to 10 participants

Please call COA at 526-6368 to register.

Sunday at the Movies

Sunday, January 13 2pm

Please call 526-6368 for movie information.

Movie & Pizza Night

Friday, January 18 5pm

“We Bought a Zoo”

Conversations With Lunch

Monday, January 28, 12noon

Two Fiddles

Dudley and Jacqueline Laufman

A program of New England fiddle music – jigs and reels (Irish and French Canadian) played on fiddles and accordion. Folk songs, stories and poetry.

Please call COA at 526-6368 before January 23 to register and for location information.


Monday – Walking at Proctor Academy Gym – 8:30am – 10:00am

Tom & Tom’s Men’s Group – 8:45am

In-Stitches Crafts Group – 10am

Chair Exercises – 10:15am

Duplicate Bridge (Bidding Boxes) – 12:45pm

Conversations with Lunch – (4th Monday)– 12noon

Tuesday – Walking at Proctor Academy Gym – 8:30am – 10:00am

Breakfast Club Book Discussion –(2nd Tues.) – 9:30am

Outdoor Recreation for Seniors – 10:00am

Walk-In Painting – 1:00pm

Questions About Medicare (2nd Tues.) – 1:30-3:30pm Parkinsons Support Group (1st Tuesday) – 1:00pm

(Parkinsons Support Group will be held on January 8)

Poker – 2:00pm

Wednesday – Walking at Proctor Academy Gym – 8:30am – 10:00am

Duplicate Bridge – 9:15am

Hand & Foot Card Game – 1:00pm

Tai Chi – 2:30pm Kearsarge Community Presbyterian Church, New London, New Hampshire

Thursday – Walking at Proctor Academy Gym – 8:30am – 10:00am

Contract Bridge – 9:30am

Genealogy Workshop (2nd & 4th Thurs.) – ½ hour appointments from


Chess – 6-8pm

Friday – Walking at Proctor Academy Gym – 8:30am – 10:00am

Women’s Discussion Group – 9:00am

Chair Exercises – 10:15am

Long-Term Care Planning (2nd Friday) – 10:30am

Blood Pressure/Glucose Screening Clinic (1st Friday) – 10:30-11:30am

Foot Care Clinic– 1st Friday – 12:30-3:30pm by appt.

2nd Friday – 1:00-3:00pm by appt.

Scrabble – 1:00pm

Movie & Pizza Night (3rd Friday) – 5pm

Saturday – Computer Class (1st Saturday) – ½ hour appointments from 9am-11am

Sunday – Sunday at the Movies (2nd Sunday) – 2pm

Unless noted, all programs are held at the COA building at 37 Pleasant Street, New London, New Hampshire.