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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, March 26th

Sign up by March 19th

Tuesday, April 23rd

Sign up by April 16th

Vision Support Group, April 1 - 10:30 am

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

 

 Ted Talks – Wednesdays

Wednesday, March 20th 10:45am– Why giving away our wealth has been the most satisfying thing we’ve done. (25 min.)

Wednesday, April 3rd 12:30pm- The surprising habits of original thinkers.

Wednesday, April 17th 10:45am– How to tame your wandering mind.

 

BINGO – 

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

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

Bingo - Monday, March 18 th  

Bingo - Monday, April 1st & 15th

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

Special Bingo - Monday, March 25th    12:15pm

Special Bingo - Friday, April 26th 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, Tuesday, April 2nd 12:30pm

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

FRIENDS Annual Raffle Fundraiser
Friends are selling tickets February 1st – March 13th
at a table in the lobby daily 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Tickets are $1.00 for 1 ticket and $2.00 for 3 tickets. Winner will be drawn at the St. Patty’s Day Party Thursday, March 14th.
**Prize is a George Foreman Grill*

 

The Art Lee Project – Tuesday, March 12th 12:30pm Spring themed crafts. All materials provided. Sign up.

Tuesday, April 9th 12:30pm Spring themed crafts. All materials provided. Sign up.

St. Patty’s Day Celebration- Thursday, March 14th

11:15am St. Patty’s Day Themed Lunch ($2.25 for lunch)

12:15pm Music Renderings by Joe Grillo!!! WEAR GREEN

1:15pm Winner of FRIENDS fundraiser will be called.

       Friends 50/50     Sign Up By March 7th

 

Musicals of the 1960’s- Thurs., March 21st 12:15pm

Travel back in time when roadshow movies were all the rage in the late 1950’s and early 1960’s. Includes discussions and scenes from “ West Side Story”, “The Bells are Ringing”, and so many more. Sign up.

 

Fall Prevention- Thursday, March 14th 10:30am  

Each year, one in three people over the age of 60 experience a fall. Many of these accidents can be prevented with the right exercises and some simple changes in your habits and environment. Join Vaani Pillai, PT, DPT, physical therapist to learn about balance, fall risks, and the role of physical therapy and exercise in overall wellness, balance and fall prevention.

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

Adult CPR Class- Monday, April 1st  12:30p- 1:15pm 

 

Crossroads Middle School South International Night- Thurs., March 21st 7:00pm Students and their families showcase their cultures, talents and ethnic foods in this festival of diversity and blending of community. Please join us for this fantastic event! Transportation on own. Sign up by March 14th.

So. Brunswick Student Art Gallery Thursday, April 4th 10:30am

We are invited to a special “Seniors Only” viewing of our District’s 15th Annual Student Art Gallery. FREE. Transportation provided and back at the center at 11:30am. Sign up by March 28th

AARP Driver Safety Class- Friday, April 5th 9:00am–3:00pm

$15 AARP members $20 non members. Discounts for insurance. Checks only, payable to AARP. Sign Up by March 29th

Financial Lecture on Medicaid Planning-

Thursday, April 11th Carl Archer of Archer Law will be here to give a FREE lecture on the new Medicaid Planning Procedures. Don’t miss this informative lecture.

 

 

Garden Plots!! Get Your Garden Plots Here!!!!

Our Garden opens April 15th. 

Must be registered with Jill by April 1st

           * Sign Contract

     * Deposit is $30 – Cash Only

       Call Jill 732-329-4000 x7675

Art Class– March 18th – May 6th

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, March 4th 10:00am – 11:30am Handcrafted jewelry using beautiful high quality beads. March’s project is a Necklace. Cost: $8   Sign Up

Sign Language

March 11th – April 29th Mondays

9:45am Sign Language 101- Basics of American Sign Language.

10:45am Conversational Sign Language- Intermediate Level

So. Brunswick We’ve Got You Covered!

2 NEW Fun & Trendy Fitness Classes

(Medicals MUST be on file)

*NEW* BOLLYX-

Experience a Bollywood-inspired cardio fitness program that combines exhilarating choreography and calorie-burning workouts with upbeat music from around the world. BollyX utilizes interval training techniques that not only tones your entire body & burns calories. Class will be begin Mondays 12:30pm in May!!

FREE! DEMO Thurs. March 21st 12:30 (medicals still needed)

*NEW* POUND

A combination of cardio and strength class with constant simulated drumming using drumsticks (provided). Fun, high energy & exhilarating. Chair and Standing. Limited space available.  Class begins Thursdays 12:30pm in May!

DON’T FORGET THESE GREAT CLASSES, SIGN UP NOW!!

Pilates- Tuesdays 9:15am Starts In March! Tone & Firm, Strengthen your core! Try Pilates! *Bring your own Pilates ball!

Tap- Tuesdays 1:30pm Starts in March! Good for the mind, body, and lots of fun! * Bring Tap shoes!

Yogasize- Fridays 12:15pm Starts in March! For those who can’t get on the floor to do a traditional mat yoga class, this class offers many wonderful health benefits.

Zumba- Fridays 1:15pm Zumba is dance & aerobic movements performed to energetic music. The choreography incorporates hip-hop, samba, salsa, merengue and mambo.

 Art Lecture with Maurice- Friday, March 15th 12:30pm
Part Three of this Sister Wendy Beckett series will take us to the world’s famous museums and tell the history of the art each museum has. Sculptures and Paintings. Sign Up.

Art Lecture with Maurice- Will return in May!

Monthly Bereavement Group: Monday, March 18th & Monday April 15th  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

 

 

Wordplay with Jill- Monday, April 8th 12:15pm

This month’s game is Pictionary, a Charades inspired word guessing game.

Spring’s Popping Up Party

Thurs, April 18th 12:15 p.m. Peel off those heavy layers and lighten up!! Spring is busting out all over let’s see those Spring Bonnet’s Ladies! Sign up by April 11th

11:30 Picnic Themed Lunch (Fee of $2.25 for Lunch)

12:15 Lou Reed is here to entertain you (Sponsored by FRIENDS)

1:15 Friends 50/50 Raffle / Door Prizes

**Wear a Spring Bonnet, Pastel Colors or a Floral Shirt

National Take Your Child To Work Day-

       Thursday, April 25th 12:15pm

Join us for an Intergenerational Celebration!

Children of employees will be here to perform music, play table games and chat it up with our seniors! Light refreshments will be served. If there is a game you’d like to teach the children please bring it. Please sign up for this fantastic event by April 18th

 

Living Legacies

Please join the SB High School students as they present monologues reflecting the lives of township residents who have made an impact in South Brunswick. This is a very special intergenerational program not to be missed!

               Sign up by April 24th  

 

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

Free AARP Tax Preparation 10:30am – 3:30pm
Tuesdays & Thursdays * At the South Brunswick Library


March Dates: 14, 19, 21, 26, 28
April Dates: 2, 4, 9, 11

Appointments made online only at www.southbrunswicknj.gov
**AARP TAX link on website**




 

Inclement Weather Notice - Learn about weather related delays and closings, programs & class changes/cancellations, by calling the weather hotline at 732-329-4000 ext. 7670 starting at 7:30am. This message is updated regularly throughout the day. Join the email loop for updates as well.

NJ Transit Tickets – Reduced Fare Coupon Book
If you are 62+ you are eligible to receive 50% off your NJ Transit bus or train tickets! Show a government issued ID to apply for the NJ Transit card. See Christine in the office for an application and more info.

 

Free Blood Pressure Screening

Tuesday, March 19th    10am-Noon

Tuesday, April 16th      10am–Noon 

No Appointment needed just drop in.

 

 

MOVIE TIME

Boy Erased- Tuesday, March 26th 12:30pm – 2:25pm
A young man is sent to gay conversion camp by his religious parents after he is ‘outed’ by his college crush. R

Bollywood Movie- “Veer-Zaara”- Fri., March 22nd 10:00am
A saga of love, separation, courage and sacrifice. 3h 16m

Instant Family- Thurs., April 4th 12:30pm- 2:30pm

Pete (Mark Wahlberg) and Ellie (Rose Byrne) must learn the ropes of instant parenthood when they bring in three foster children. Inspired by a true story PG-13

Memoirs of a Geisha- Tuesday, April 23rd 12:30pm – 3:00pm

A visually sumptuous and emotionally charged cinematic event, MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA is the long-awaited adaptation of Arthur Golden's best-selling novel. Torn from her family as a young child, Sayuri (ZHANG) is raised to become the greatest Geisha in Japan.

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Donations – We graciously accept monetary donations (strictly designated for senior center use). Checks payable to the SB Senior Center. “Tribute Cards” are still available ($15). Reminder: All donations are tax deductible-there is still time to make your year end donation to the center. Your support is appreciated!

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.