On Wednesday, Sept. 11, senior center lunches at Ogden House will resume. Local religious and civic organization teams prepare a delicious lunch every month, open to all Wilton seniors. Lunch ($3) takes place at the Ogden House, 100 River Road, at noon and is followed by entertainment or an educational program. This year, subsequent lunches will be offered on Wednesday, Oct. 9, Nov. 13, Dec. 11, Dec. 18, Jan. 8, Feb. 12, March 12, April 9, May 14, and June 11. Mark your calendars!

Exercise resumes

On Friday, Sept. 6, Move, Strengthen, and Stretch resumes at 10. Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County brings this one-hour, light aerobic movement class to the senior center. The exercises promote heart health with light weights for strength and gentle stretching to tone your body. It’s time to get back to the post-summer routine. Come and join Instructor Julienne Camhi in this weekly class. There is a $3 drop-in fee.

Jewelry workshop

Viola Galetta will lead a beaded jewelry workshop on Friday, Sept. 13. No prior experience is necessary.  Select materials to match your own style. Make gifts for relatives and loved ones. Viola has a variety of materials from which to select. Fee: $5.

Chess club starting

Already know how to play chess? Want to learn the game? Come and join Ed Steiner at the senior center.  No matter what your level of play, or no level of play at all, come and learn the basics of this strategic game. If you’re interested in giving it a try, call Ed Steiner at 203-722-8443 or email him at rex256@icloud.com.


The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) begins Sept. 11 at Ogden House. RSVP helps people age 55 and older find volunteer opportunities to match their skills and interests. Volunteers choose their position and make their own schedule. Information: call Dell Overby, Wilton coordinator, at 203-762-0520.

Beginner bridge

Lessons for beginning bridge players — those with little or no experience — will begin Sept. 27. Classes will take place Fridays from 1:30 to 3:30 for eight weeks. The cost is $75 for the series. Reservations required. Class size limited.

Coming events

All activities take place at the senior center (203-834-6240) unless otherwise specified.

For the week of Sept. 6:

Friday, Sept. 6, (No Jewelry Workshop today); 10, Move, Strengthen and Stretch with Julienne Camhi resumes; 12, Bridge with Eleanor; 1:30, Free Swim for Seniors Y.

Monday, Sept. 9, 9:15, Enhance Fitness with Laura Mars; No Line Dancing class today; 12, Movie:  Sabrina; 12:15, Senior Community Day Meeting; 1:30, Mah Jongg.

Tuesday, Sept. 10, 10, Painting with Althea; 11, Yoga with Denise O’Hearn; 2, Mah Jongg; 2, Chair Yoga at Ogden House.

Wednesday, Sept. 11, 9:45, Tai Chi with Debbie Dong; 10, Duplicate Bridge with Dan begins again; 12, Lunch at Ogden House resumes; 12, Chicago Bridge with Dorothy Wright; 1:30, Mah Jongg.

Thursday, Sept. 12, 9, Enhance Fitness with Leslie Hinshaw; 10, Yoga with Denise O’Hearn; 12, Lunch; 12:30-2, Blood Pressure Screening at the Wilton Y; 12:45, Bingo; 5:30, Social Service Commission Meeting.