Senior Center News: Jan. 28

Jewelry workshop

This Jan. 29 class from 10 to noon with Viola Galetta is an added class for the month of January. No prior experience is necessary for this jewelry-making workshop. Select materials to match your own style. Fee: $5.

Garden club lunch

The Garden Club serves a delightful lunch and presents a garden-related program.  Programs include trips to local gardens, media presentations, and workshops in the Comstock greenhouse. This month, the program is on Feb. 2 from noon to 1:30; $3 for lunch. Call the Senior Center for reservations:  203-834-6240.

Five Crowns

Five Crowns is a progressive rummy-style card game.  It has spades, hearts, diamonds and stars!  It can be played by two to seven players.  It’s easy to learn and lots of fun to play. The next game is Feb. 2 at 12:30. Call Nerina Klobas at 203-210-5624 for details.

Play reading

We will read the play Proof by David Auburn on Monday, Feb. 1, at 12:30 in the senior center lounge. Winner of the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the Tony Award for Best Play, this play is about Catherine and her struggle with mathematical genius and mental illness. Upon her father’s death, a paradigm-shifting proof about prime numbers is discovered. The play’s title refers to that proof and to the central question: Can Catherine prove the proof’s authorship?

Andrea Ragusa leads the group. Copies of the play are available in the senior center lounge. Call 203-834-6240 to register.

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 Jan. 29:

Friday, Jan. 29, 9, AARP Safe Driver Class at Ridgefield VNA; 10, Jewelry Workshop with Viola Galetta; 10, No Feldenkrais today; 12, Bridge with Eleanor Mihailidis; 1:30, Intermediate Bridge with Dan DeVlieg; 1:30-3, Free Senior Swim at the Y.

Monday, Feb. 1, 10:30, Line Dance Fusion with Beatriz Araujo; 12:30, Play Reading with Andrea Ragusa; 1, Encore Bridge.

Tuesday, Feb. 2, 10, Acrylics and Oil with Althea Ericcson; 11, Yoga with Denise O’Hearn;12, Garden Club; 12:30, Five Crowns; 2, Chair Yoga at Ogden House.

Wednesday, Feb. 3, 9:30, Sewing at Ogden House; 10, Open Bridge with Dan DeVlieg; 10, Watercolor; 10:30, Tai Chi with Joe Alampi; 1, Mah Jongg.

Thursday, Feb. 4, 9, Enhance Fitness with Leslie Hinshaw; 10, Yoga with Denise O’Hearn; 10:15, Portraiture with Martha Talburt; 11-12, Blood Pressure Screening by Visiting Nurse and Hospice; 12, Bingo; 1, Portraiture with Martha Talburt.