Senior Center News: Dec. 24

The Wilton Social Services Department extends thanks to…

• Nineteen Wilton families, Wilton Kiwanis Club, Wilton Rotary Club, Wilton Children’s Day School,  Wilton Community Nursery School, Temple B’Nai Chaim, St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, Zion’s Hill United Methodist Church, Wilton Presbyterian Church, the Town and Country Montessori School, 15 Girl Scout troops, Wilton Family Y, Coldwell Banker, Realty 7, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services, The Greens at Cannondale, Ridgefield VNA, the Wilton Mom’s Club, the Wilton Newcomers Club, and Cub Scouts Pack 17 who in total provided 70 fabulous Thanksgiving dinner baskets and Stop & Shop gift cards for Wilton families, and the Wilton Woman’s Club whose members provided invaluable assistance the day of the dinner basket delivery and distribution;

• The Wilton Woman’s Club who cooked and boxed more than 40 hot meals for Thanksgiving and Christmas for Wilton’s seniors;

• The Mother-Daughter Leadership group members who delivered the hot meals for Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve;

• The Wilton Garden Club for preparing the beautiful centerpieces and Pat Russo of the Wilton Rotary Club for delivering the centerpieces to seniors;

• The interfaith community, who shopped for gifts for 16 seniors and who delivered those gifts;

• “Holiday helpers” from the ranks of individual residents, community-based service clubs, local businesses, churches and Temple B’Nai Chaim who provided 98 Wilton children (pre-schoolers to high school seniors), with presents and gift certificates to brighten their Hanukah and Christmas holidays;

• Young’s Nursery for the donation of Christmas trees to five Wilton families;

• Ambler Farm for the donation of Christmas trees to four families;

• Realty 7 for the donation of Christmas trees to five families.

Your generosity made this holiday season a happy time for our Wilton neighbors in need.

Open and closed

The senior center will be closed on Dec. 25 and 26 for Christmas and Jan. 1 for New Year’s Day. The senior center will be open on Friday, Jan. 2, with all the regular activities listed in the Coming Events below. Please note that Studio Knitting takes place on Monday, Dec. 29, at 1 p.m.

Coming events

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

For the week of Dec. 26:

Friday, Dec. 26, senior center closed.

Monday, Dec. 29, 10:30, Line Dance Fusion with Beatriz Araujo; 12, Movie; 12, Encore Bridge; 1, Studio Knitting with the Comstock Knitters and Crafters.

Tuesday, Dec. 30; 9:30, Corridors assembly at Ogden House; 11, Yoga with Denise O’Hearn; 12:30, Mah Jongg; 2, Chair Yoga at Ogden House.

Wednesday, Dec. 31, 9:30, Sewing at Ogden House; 10, Open Bridge with Dan DeVlieg; 11:30, Tai Chi with Julienne Camhi; 1, Mah Jongg.

Thursday, Jan. 1, New Year’s Day, senior center closed.

Friday, Jan. 2, 10, Jewelry Workshop with Viola; 10, Feldenkrais with Cathy Paine; 12, Bridge with Eleanor Mihialidis; 1:30, Intermediate Bridge; 1:30, Free Senior Swim at the Wilton Y.