Senior Center News: Feb. 4

Jewelry workshop

Make a new piece of jewelry with Viola Galetta on Friday, Feb. 5, from 10 to noon. No prior experience is necessary. Drop-in fee of $5.

Free downloads

Wilton Library is pleased to bring you access to downloadable eBooks through its partnership with Library Connection and OverDrive. Wilton residents with a valid Wilton Library card will be able to download eBooks to their computers and/or portable devices without charge. Melissa Baker of the Wilton Library will demonstrate step-by-step how to download free material from the library website on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 1 p.m., in the senior center lounge.

Please contact Melissa at 203-762-3950 to register. She will tell you what you need to bring in order to make your time productive.

Photo book workshop  

Organizing photos can be an intimidating and time-consuming task.  You may think you have to do it alone, but help is here! Linda Thomas and Sharon Gialo of LT Organizing will help you get started. The class meets on Fridays from 10 to noon in the new Technology Room where there is room to spread out your photos and organize your thoughts. Linda and Sharon will not only help you organize your photos but will also scan them into the computer for you.

Fee: $50 per session. (Books are purchased separately.) Class size is limited.  Registration required; call 203-834-6240.

Guide to senior services

Catherine Pierce — 203-834-6238
Director, Social Services, and Municipal Agent for the Elderly

Lauren Hughes — 203-834-6238
Coordinator, Senior Services

Patricia Kapsinow — 203-834-6238
Benefits Counselor

Lizabeth Doty — 203-834-6240
Coordinator, Senior Activities

Andrea Ragusa — 203-762-8445
Comstock Computer Learning Center

Deborah Wolyniec — 203-834-6238
Office Assistant

Meals-on-Wheels — 203-762-0566

Dial-A-Ride — 203-834-6235

Town-to-Town — 203-299-5180

FISH (medical transportation) — 203-834-3737

AARP — 203-866-0435

RUOK (Are You OK?) — 203-834-6238 or 834-6260

Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County — 203-762-8958

Parks and Rec. Department — 203-834-6234

Wilton Family Y — 203-762-8384

Wilton Library — 203-762-3950

Stay at Home in Wilton — 203-423-3225

Weather policy

When in doubt, call 203-834-6240 after 7 a.m. and listen to the recording for information regarding that day’s activities at the senior center. We do not follow the public school closings.

Coming events

For the week of Feb. 5:

Friday, Feb. 5, 10, Jewelry Workshop with Viola Galetta; 10, Feldenkrais with Cathy Paine; 12, Bridge with Eleanor Mihailidis; 1:30, Intermediate Bridge with Dan DeVlieg; 1:30-3, Free Senior Swim at the Y.

Monday, Feb. 8, 10:30, Line Dance Fusion with Beatriz Araujo; 1, Encore Bridge.

Tuesday, Feb. 9, 9, Stay at Home Men’s Breakfast at Orem’s; 10, Acrylics and Oil with Althea Ericcson; 11, Yoga with Denise O’Hearn;12, Garden Club; 12:30, Mah Jongg with Kay Chann; 1, Studio Knitting with Lizabeth Doty; 2, Chair Yoga at Ogden House.

Wednesday, Feb. 10, 9:30, Sewing at Ogden House; 10, Open Bridge with Dan DeVlieg; 10, Watercolor; 10:30, Tai Chi with Joe Alampi; 1, Mah Jongg; 1, Free Downloads with Melissa Baker.

Thursday, Feb. 11, 9, Enhance Fitness with Leslie Hinshaw; 10, Yoga with Denise O’Hearn; 10:15, Portraiture with Martha Talburt; 12, Bingo; 12:30-2, Blood Pressure Screening by Visiting Nurse and Hospice at Wilton Y;1, Portraiture with Martha Talburt; 5:30, Social Service Commission Meeting.