Fall activities at senior center

The Wilton Senior Center in Comstock Community Center offers the following programs this fall.

Comstock Writers Group meets the first and third Wednesday of the month, 10  to 11:30 a.m. Are you interested in reading and writing? Here’s a group for you! Do you have family history or lore that you would like to record for future generations? Are you passionate about politics, the arts, travel, or gardening, any of which would provide plenty of material to write about? Leading the group is Magdalen Livesey, an editor and writer living in Wilton.

BeMoved meets Tuesdays, 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. There’s a $5 drop-in fee per class. BeMoved is a new dance fitness experience for adults of all movement abilities. It is designed to deliver a safe, body-friendly movement experience that improves the quality of a person’s movement. The class starts with a warm-up and easy-to-follow therapeutic movements that activate core strength and balance while improving flexibility and coordination. Each class focuses on a different musical dance genre using continuous, engaging dance combinations to inspire anyone from first-time dancer to professional.  The class concludes with a cool down.

Studio Knitting takes place on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month, 1: to 2:30 p.m. Basic instruction will be provided for projects, and the company will be great. If you have a work in progress, bring it. If it’s all new to you, come give knitting a try!  We’ll supply the practice materials. Not a knitter? Bring your own handiwork and enjoy the company. Lizabeth Doty is the instructor.

Monday Movies: Mondays, noon to 2:15 p.m. Bring your lunch and enjoy quality features in the comfort of the Senior Center Lounge.

Open Bridge: Wednesdays, 10 to 12:30; $5 drop-in fee. Duplicate Bridge is a form of contract bridge in which contestants play identical cards, with each deal scored independently, permitting comparison of individual scores. For all levels of play. This is not a sanctioned game.  

Tai Chi: Wednesdays, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; $3 drop-in fee. Tai Chi contains a series of gentle and graceful movements performed with respiration coordination and deep concentration. Tai Chi has been shown to prevent falls and improve the functioning of daily activities. Joe Alampi is the instructor.

Bingo: Thursdays, noon. Join the fun and the challenges afforded by playing over 60 different bingo game configurations. Fee: 25 cents per card. Winner takes all!

Feldenkrais: Fridays, 10  to 11 a.m.; $5 drop-in fee.Explore this exciting and innovative movement method designed to relieve pain, exercise your brain and teach you to move with greater comfort, ease, and fluidity. Cathy Paine is the instructor.

Five Crowns: first, third and fifth Tuesday of the month, 12:30. Five Crowns is a progressive rummy-style card game. It has spades, hearts, diamonds, clubs, and stars!  It can be played by two to seven players. It’s easy to learn and lots of fun to play. Details: Nerina Klobas at 203-210-5624.

Jewelry Workshop with Viola Galetta: first and third Friday of the month, 10 to noon; $5 drop-in fee. No prior experience is necessary for this jewelry-making workshop.  Enjoy the fun of making your own beaded jewelry. Select materials to match your own style.

Yoga: Tuesdays, 11 to noon, and/or Thursdays, 10. to 11; $3 drop-in fee. Denise O’Hearn, owner of Vibrant Moves in Wilton, conducts this gentle yoga class that warms up your joints, stretches and strengthens your muscles and helps your balance and focus.

Line Dance Fusion: Mondays, 10:30 to 11:30; $3 drop-in fee. This program blends traditional dance steps with elements of modern line dancing.This is a great form of exercise and social interaction. Beatriz Araujo is the instructor.

Chinese Mah Jongg: second and fourth Tuesday of the month. Kay Chann supervises the players of Chinese Mah Jongg during this gathering. If you would like to learn how to play, Kay will be happy to instruct you. Information: Kay at 203-762-9026.

American Mah Jongg: Wednesdays, 1 p.m. American Mah Jongg is different from Chinese Mah Jongg in several ways. American Mah Jongg utilizes racks, jokers, "Hands and Rules" scorecards, and has several distinct game-play mechanics. In order to play, call Gale Roeder 203-762-3784 or Pat Wernig 203-762-1739.