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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 office to update your records, email addresses and emergency contacts.

 

Monthly Birthday LunchIs this your Birthday Month? Please let us know so we can celebrate your special day. Trivia & Cake. 

Tuesday, May 20th     Sign up by May 13th

Tuesday, June 25th     Sign up by June 18th

 

Vision Support Group  June 7  - 10:30

Please call Caryl to attend 732-329-4000 x7212.

Ted Talks – Wednesdays

Wednesday, May 15th 10:45am– Your elusive creative genius.

Wednesday, June 5th 12:30pm- How to let altruism be your guide. 

Wednesday, June 26th 10:45am– How great leaders inspire action        

 

BINGO

Bingo tickets in the office $5 card/5 days.

Bingo is $1.00 a day.  Come try your luck!  

Bingo - Monday, June 17 & 24 

12:15pm Bingo is $1.00. Purchase Bingo Pass for $5.00 in the office. Can share with a friend.

 

Special Bingo - Friday,  May 31st  12:15PM 

Join us for a free Bingo while we continue to try out our new computerized bingo system. There will be prizes.

Adult Coloring – Tuesday, June 4th  12:30pm

Enjoy tranquil music, aromatherapy, color, and make a new friends. All materials provided.

The Art Lee Project  Tuesday, May 14 & June 11 @ 12:30pm 

 All materials provided. Sign up.

 

 

Art Lecture with Maurice- Fri., May 17th 12:30pm Frida Kahlo de Rivera was a Mexican artist who painted many portraits, self-portraits and works inspired by the nature and artifacts of Mexico.

Friday, June 21st 12:30pm Paul Cezanne was a post-impressionist painter who created the bridge between impressionism and cubism, and is said to be the artistic father of both Matisse and Picasso.

Sign up by June 14th.




 

Monthly Bereavement Group: Monday, May 20th & June 17 10:45am Anyone who has suffered the loss of a spouse or partner is welcome to attend the monthly bereavement group. Questions? Please call Caryl 732 329-4000 x 7212

 

 

 

Calling All Seniors...We Need Your Help!

We are seeking senior volunteers interested in taking a leadership role in running a program or two to accommodate requests for an afternoon program.
The following activities have been dropped in our suggestion box: Name That Tune * Word Games/ Brain Teasers * Board Games * Culture Club * Play Reading * Streaming of History/ Travel Channel.
Time Slot: Monday Afternoons 2:00pm – 2:45pm
If you are interested please call Jill at ext. 7675

May Is Older American’s Month
A time to celebrate the contributions of older adults to the nation. The 2019 Connect, Create, Contribute, encourages older adults and their communities to: Connect with friends, family, and services that support participation. Create by engaging in activities that promote learning, health, and personal enrichment. Contribute time, talent, and life experience to benefit others.
Communities that encourage the contributions of older adults are stronger! By engaging and supporting all community members, we recognize that older adults play a key role in the vitality of our neighborhoods, networks, and lives. Everyone benefits when everyone can participate. We encourage you to connect, create, and contribute for stronger and more diverse communities this May, and throughout the year.
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“A Senior That I LOVE” Essay Contest Ceremony Monday, May 13th 12:30pm Second grade students
wrote heartwarming stories about a special senior in their life! Our seniors judged the entries. Come support our young
winners as they read their essays.

So. Brunswick’s Gifted & Talented Elementary School Performance- Thursday, May 16th 12:30pm Join us for this first time ever a performance by the students of Monmouth Junction & Brunswick Acre’s bands. Please support these talented children.

Jazz Band Performance- Monday, May 20th 12:30pm
by Crossroads North at the Senior Center.

South Brunswick Senior Center Hosts…
90’s Birthday Bash Celebration & Luncheon
Thursday, May 23rd 11:00am to 1:00pm
The Middlesex County Office of Aging and Disabled Services will hold its annual Birthday Bash for South Brunswick,East Brunswick, Jamesburg, Milltown, North Brunswick and Plainsboro residents age 90 or older. Reservations Required.
Sign up in the office if you are 90+ by April 25th
*Center Members---The Auditoriums are CLOSED and there wil be NO coffee or meals this day.


Lecture- Navajo Code Talkers- Thursday, May 30th 12:15 

Join Don Buzney Host for the “Veterans Corner” on Rutgers University Radio 88.7 FM. Don will lecture on the Navajo Code Talkers and the critical role they played with the US Marines during WW2. Sign Up by May 23rd.

 

 

How To Tell Your Story- Mon., June 3rd 12:15pm – 1:45pm

So…you want to publish your memoir, children’s book, or a fun fiction book. Join author Vivienne K. Munn, learn how to get started in self-publishing: From the basics of writing it down, to editing, to how to submit for Amazon publication. This course will focus on, writing for publication and a short discussion on marketing your work, a fun, insightful hands-on workshop. Sign up by May 28th.

Coloring for Adults- Tuesday, June 4th 12:15pm Enjoy tranquil music, color and make a new friends. All materials provided. Free.

Story Time- Monday, June 10th 12:30pm- English as a second language students  from the schools come to the center and read the stories they have written to you in small groups. Please come support this fantastic program!

 The Art Lee Project – Tuesday, June 11th 12:30pm June’s project will be Collage & Decoupage.All materials provided. Sign up.

 

Choir Performance- Thursday, June 13th 12:30pm- Cross Roads South Middle school choir will perform at the senior center. Come support these talented students.

 

Senior Center Piano Recital- Wednesday, June 19th 12:15 

Join us for a beautiful performance given by our very own Piano students of the Senior Center led by instructor Gwen Cerasoli.

Wreath Making with Jackie- Wed., June 26th  12:15pm  Come make a beautiful 4th of July deco mesh wreath for your door. Easy to do and all materials are provided. See sample in lobby Sign Up by June 19th Cost $15

 

 

Summertime Kickoff Party!

Thursday, June 27th 12:15pm

11:15am Summer Themed Lunch (Fee of $2.25)

12:15pm Linda Miller is here to entertain you!

Sponsored by Artis Senior Living

1:15pm Friends 50/50 Raffle / Door Prizes

Sign up by June 20th

**Artis Senior Living is a premier developer-owner-operator of assisted living residences committed to providing the finest level of care through a compassionate dedication to each resident’s comfort and needs.

 

 

 

SAVE THE DATE- Independence Day Celebration

      Wednesday, July 3rd  Fireworks 9:00p.m

Rain date set for Friday, July 5th Activities, Music & Food Vendors 6:00pm-9:00PM At Crossroads South Fields on Major Road

 

Art  Class– May 13th – July 8th Mondays 1:00pm - 3:00pm Artists of all levels welcomed. Students learn to utilize a variety of materials, techniques & concepts. Bring own supplies. 8 wks $48

Beadazzled- Monday, June 3rd 10:00am – 11:30am

Handcrafted jewelry using beautiful high quality beads.

June’s project is a Necklace. Cost: $8   Sign Up   

 

Library Tech Classes- Thursdays 10:45am – 12:00pm      

 “Friending Your Phone and More” Come to the Friending Your Phone class and learn how to harness the power of your smartphone, iPad or other device.   June 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th  

 

Computer/IPAD Lessons- Volunteers are available in the

Tech Center  to help with phone, computer or IPAD questions.

* Tuesday and Wednesday 10:45am – 12:00pm

*In July & August High School students will be available in

the Tech Center 10:30am – 1:30pm to assist you with same.

 

Vision Screening- Thu. May 16th 10am-1pm By Appointment only. Call 609-497-2230 or stop by the wellness center desk.

Call (609)497-2230 or visit their desk to register for health programs

Free Blood Pressure Screening

Tuesday,  May 21st & June 18th  10am–Noon 

No Appointment needed just drop in.

 

Dealing with Depression
Mon. June 3rd 12:30pm
Depression is a common mental health disorder that affects millions of Americans. Join a representative from Princeton Medical Institute, to learn about the neurobiology of depression, including why certain people are predisposed to it, new treatment options and clinical research trials, and the reality of current antidepressants and how patient’s needs are still unmet.

MOVIE TIME

Vice- Tuesday, May 28th 12:30pm - 2:45pm
After a massively successful career in both the cut throat world of business and politics, Dick Cheney finds a very useful ally in presidential candidate George W. Bush. R

 

Greenbook- Thurs., June 20th 12:30pm – 2:45pm
Bouncer Tony Lip is hired by African-American musician Don Shirley to chauffer him around the Jim Crow South in 1962 for an eight-week concert tour and the mismatched men form a friendship.

Benjamin- Tues., June 25th 12:30pm - 2:00pm
A family calls in an intervention for their fifteen year old son who they think suffers from drug addiction. During the intervention process, it becomes apparent that the ones who confront Benjamin's addiction the most have many problems of their own.

Office on Aging
Christine Wildemuth

cwildemu@sbtnj.net
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.