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Construction Notice

Please note we are getting a new roof beginning the week of Oct 8th and ending late November. During construction there could be an odor from the tar.
We assure you this is non toxic and not hazardous to you. There will also be loud noises especially from 6am-10am. If you are sensitive to noise or smells please keep this in mind. This work will not cause us to be closed and all programs will continue. Watch emails and signs at the center for any updates.


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

Tuesday September 25th 11 am

Sign up by September 18th.

Tuesday, Oct. 23rd  11 am      

Sign up by Oct. 16th    

Vision Support GroupOctober 5th 10:30 am

Please call Caryl to attend.

 

 Ted Talks – Wednesdays

 

Wed, September 12th 10:30am – My descent into America's Neo-Nazi movement and how I got out.

Wed, October 3rd  12:30pm- Your body language may shape who you are.
Wed, October 17th 10:45am– Why we should trust  Scientists. 

BINGO – 

Monday, September 24 12:15pm.

Monday, October 1 & 29   12:15pm 

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

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

 
 

Friends Bingo  - 

     Friday, September 14th 12:30 pm

     Friday, October 12th 12:30 pm 

 

Adult Coloring with Renee

 Tuesday, October 2nd 12:15pm 

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

Art Lecture with Maurice- Friday, Sept. 21st 12:30pm Discover the world through the eyes of Degas. Video and discussion.

 

Art Class– Mondays 1:00pm -3:00pm,  Oct 29th-Dec 17th $42  Artists at all levels are welcomed. Students learn to utilize a variety of materials, techniques, and concepts essential to understanding the visual arts and the role of the artist.
Bring your own supplies.,

Beadazzled!!-
Friday, October 5th 12:30pm – 2:30pm
Make handcrafted jewelry using beautiful high quality beads. October’s project is Earrings. Cost: $5 Sign Up by September 22nd

The Art Lee Project – Tuesday, Oct. 9th 12:15pm Come make a one of a kind Collage. All materials provided or you may also bring some your own from home.

Pumpkin Decorating- Thursday, Oct. 11th 12:30pm Join us for warm Spiced Apple Cider, and one of Fall’s most beloved activities. One pumpkin per person.
Sign up by Oct. 4th Cost: $5

McCarter Theatre Seniors Onstage– FREE
Thurs. Oct. 18th 12:15pm “Chance or Choice- How did I get here and the path that lies ahead.” This ensemble—all over 55—perform in all over generating delight, insight, and affirmation about senior memories and experience. The performers totally engage their audiences. Sign up by Oct. 11th.

Strikes & Spares Bowling- Monday, Oct. 22nd 12:30pm Real Ball, RealPins…REAL FUN!!

Wreath Making with Jackie-

Wednesday, October 24th 12:15pm Come make a beautiful Autumn Wreath for your door. All materials provided. Sign Up by October 17th Cost $15

Halloween Bash with Special Guests Bright Horizons Pre-School

Wed. Oct. 31st 10:30-Bright Horizons Costume Parade, Ghoulish Games/ Trick or Treat.
11:15- Halloween Themed Lunch
12:15- Musical Entertainment by Karickter!
(Sponsored by FRIENDS) Costume Contest! Prize for 1st , 2nd and 3rd place winners. Friends -50/50 Sign up by October 17th

           

 

                       Dates of Interest

 

Senior Health & Fitness Walk Roosevelt Park

   Wednesday, September 26th 10:00am-1:00pm

Roosevelt Park, Edison. Box lunch, screenings, and gift raffles! Carpooling recommended for drivers. We are sorry due to schedule conflict this year no bus transportation will be provided.  you must still register in the office and complete the County forms but you must drive yourself.  Registration Open.

               ~ Sign up by September 5th ~

 

September is National Senior Center Month!!

This Year’s Theme is… Senior Centers: Building Momentum

This year’s theme was chosen to highlight how senior centers build momentum for aging well in their communities. This year, senior centers celebrate their 75th anniversary, and our center celebrated 27 years! Just as older adults build on their past experiences and lessons learned to create a rich life, senior center professionals are building on lessons learned from 75 years of experiences and wisdom. We now know the research and importance behind Connecting older adults with others, and that making friends matters. That Learning new languages and skills and exercising helps care for your body. That Giving back at the senior center and within the community fosters purpose and a more meaningful life. And that as long as each of us lives, we want to continue Growing to be the most we can be. Senior centers have built a holistic experience where all of that is possible. This year, celebrate the many ways our senior center builds momentum for people’s health, economic security, and independence.

In Honor of National Senior Center Month
We Present…SCAN CARD AMNESTY MONTH

Have you lost your scan card? Just can’t find it anywhere!
We are giving you a chance to come in and get a new scan card FREE of charge. Stop by the office to get your new card.

Senior Center Membership Contest –
For every member you bring in September that joins, your name will be entered to win a $25. Stop and Shop Gift Card.

 

Senior Art & Handicraft Show- Sept. 13th 11am-1pm

All Participants interesting in displaying their Artwork or beautiful Handicrafts must sign up at the office. Two art pieces per person. Sign ups for hanging artwork will be taken on a first come first serve basis, pieces MUST be brought in by Sept. 11th to Jill. All others will be displayed on table easels or tabletops. Hanging art cannot exceed 16x16. Handicrafts MUST be brought the day of show (Sept. 13th) no later than 10:00am. Specifications MUST be provided when signing up.
Sign Up By Sept. 6th

 

Wordplay - Monday, Sept. 17th 12:15pm
This month’s featured game “WORDSAUCE”

Celebrate Senior Center Month & Start of Autumn-
Thursday, Sept. 27th 11:15-

Hardy Autumn Themed Lunch is $2.25
12:15- Fabulous entertainment by
Pam & Steve!! FREE
Friends 50/50 Raffle ~ Sign up by Sept. 20th


Dates of Interest

Free Blood Pressure Screening
Tuesday, Sept. 18th 10am - Noon

Tuesday, October 16th 10am - Noon

No Appointment needed just drop in.

 

 

MOVIE TIME

Adrift - Tuesday, September 25th 12:30pm

A young couple who's sailing 4,000 miles across the Pacific Ocean suddenly find themselves approaching a Category 5 storm with no hope of diverting. PG-13 2:00

Bollywood Movie “Barfi” Friday, Sept. 28th
10:30am – 1:30pm- Shruti loves Barfi, a hearing and speech impaired man but marries someone else. 2:31 min.

Tag- Thursday, October 4th 12:30pm

For one month every year, five highly competitive friends – Hoagie, Chilli, Sable, Callahan, and Jerry hit the ground running in a no-holds-barred game of tag they’ve been playing since the first grade. Rated R 100 min.

Won’t You Be My Neighbor-Tuesday, October 23rd 12:30pm
For over 30 years, Fred Rogers, an unassuming minister, puppeteer, writer and producer, was beamed daily into homes across America. Rated PG 94 min.

Bollywood Movie “Devdas” Friday, October 26th
10:30am – 1:35pm- Failure in love makes Devdas descend into life threatening alcoholism. A grand saga of timeless love.

 

George Street Playhouse Discount Tickets

 Discount tickets are available to all SB Senior Center members and up  to one guest, by calling Jaci D’Ulisse, (732) 846-2895 ext. 134. Shows  at 8:00pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays. 

Facebook – See our latest pictures and post or share information with your friends on this closed group. Search for the “South Brunswick Office on Aging” on Facebook.

 

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

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.