Senior Center News: Dec. 18

The Greens at Cannondale is hosting a holiday lunch on Friday, Dec. 19, at noon in the senior center café. After this free lunch, trivia contests will precede a holiday music songfest with Pat Spenser at the keyboard. Space is limited; reservations: 203-834-6240.

Tea Cup Luncheon

Mark your calendar for a sweet date on Monday, Dec. 22, at noon, for the second annual Holiday Tea Cup Luncheon sponsored by Laurel Ridge Health Care. Bring your own tea cup and saucer and get it filled with delicious treats just in time for the holidays.  Bonnie Leavy-Mello, marketing director for Laurel Ridge Health Care Center of Ridgefield, will host this free luncheon at the senior center. The lunch will consist of an assortment of soups, accompanied by a bread selection followed by cookie decorating. Participants will not only have a great lunch but goodies to take home besides. After the luncheon “It’s a Wonderful Life” will play in the lounge. Join us while we listen to holiday music, enjoy lunch, and “fill a tea cup!” Space is limited; reservations required: 203-834-6240.

Studio Knitting

Studio Knitting at the senior center takes place on the second Monday and the fourth Friday of the month from 1 to 2:30.  Keep your mind sharp by learning a new skill and keep your fingers nimble by keeping them moving. This open-knitting format is for both beginners and those who want to continue furthering their knitting skills. Instructor Lizabeth Doty, a professional educator for more than 45 years, has taught knitting to students of all ages. For more information, call the senior center at 203-834-6240. Note:  Due to the holiday schedule, the next Studio Knitting will take place on Monday, Dec. 29.

Coming events

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

For the week of Dec. 19:

Friday, Dec. 19, 10, Feldenkrais with Cathy Paine; 10, Jewelry Workshop with Viola Galetta; 12, Bridge with Eleanor Mihailidis; 12, Holiday Trivia Lunch and Songfest compliments of The Greens at Cannondale; 1:30, Intermediate Bridge; 1:30-3, Free Swim at the Wilton Y.

Monday, Dec. 22, 10:30, Line Dance Fusion with Beatriz Araujo; 12, Tea Cup Luncheon compliments of Laurel Ridge Healthcare; 12, Encore Bridge; 12:45, “It’s a Wonderful Life” showing the lounge.

Tuesday, Dec. 23; 11, Yoga with Denise O’Hearn; 12:30, Mah Jongg; 2, Chair Yoga at Ogden House.

Wednesday, Dec. 24, senior center open, no activities scheduled for today.

Thursday, Dec. 25, Christmas Day, senior center closed.