Senior Center News: Sept. 3

Downloads Workshop

BYOD! Bring Your Own Device Wednesday, Sept. 9 at 1, and follow along as Melissa Baker demonstrates Wilton Library’s free downloadable eBooks and audiobooks. There is something for everyone and hours of enjoyment for patrons with Wilton Library cards. Please bring your device, Wilton Library card and passwords. Register at or at 203-762-3950.

Introduction to Bridge

This class begins Tuesday, Oct. 20, 1 to 3, and runs for 10 weeks. This class is for the player with very little or no bridge experience. Instructor Dan DeVlieg will take players from beginning steps to more advanced concepts by having them play the game. Fee: $95 for 10 weeks.

Intermediate Bridge

This course is ideal for the person who used to play bridge but has not done so for years and needs to get up-to-date on the latest advances in this forever-evolving game, for the person   who plays bridge but feels developmentally stalled and needs help getting to the next level of proficiency, or for the moderately experienced social and/or duplicate bridge players. It takes place Fridays beginning Sept. 18, 1:30 to 3:30; $75 for the eight-week series. Dan DeVlieg, Instructor.

Open Bridge with Dan

Duplicate Bridge is a form of contract bridge in which contestants play identical cards, with each deal scored independently, permitting comparison of individual scores. For all levels of playing. Dan DeVlieg will supervise. Wednesdays, 10 to 12:30, $5 drop-in fee.

Bridge groups

If you would like to join other seniors in an afternoon of bridge from noon to 3, call the organizers listed below:
Encore Bridge: Mondays, Maureen Turnier, 203-762-9386.
Duplicate Bridge: First Wednesday of the month, Lois Bruce, 203-762-5818.
Duplicate Bridge: Third Tuesday of the month, Maureen Turnier, 203-762-9386.
Contract Bridge: Fridays, Eleanor Mihailidis, 203-762-8720.

Jewelry workshop

Join instructor Viola Galetta for this jewelry-making workshop. No experience necessary. Enjoy the fun of making your own beaded jewelry. Select materials to match your own style. First and third Friday of each month; $5 drop-in fee.

Studio knitting

Basic instruction will be provided for projects, and the company will be great. If you have a work in progress, bring it. If it’s all new to you, come give knitting a try! We’ll supply the practice materials. Not a knitter? Bring your own handiwork and enjoy the company. Lizabeth Doty, instructor. Second Tuesday and fourth Monday of the month, 1 to 2:30.

Coming events

For the week of Sept. 4:
Friday, Sept. 4 , 10. Feldenkrais with Cathy Paine; 10, Jewelry Workshop with Viola Galetta; 12, Bridge with Eleanor Mihailidis; 1:30, Intermediate Bridge.
Monday, Sept. 7 , Labor Day, Senior Center Closed.
Tuesday, Sept. 8 , 11, Yoga with Denise O’Hearn; 12:30, Mah Jongg.
Wednesday, Sept. 9 , 10, Open Bridge with Dan DeVlieg; 10:30, Tai Chi with Joe Alampi; 1, Mah Jongg; 1, Library Downloads with Melissa Baker.
Thursday, Sept. 10 , 9, Enhance Fitness with Leslie Hinshaw; 10, Yoga with Denise O’Hearn; 12, Bingo.

In the course of the Renovation Project, individual rooms in the senior center and social services wing of the building may, from time to time, become unavailable for public use. All senior programs and the room assignments will be posted at or on the entrance doors. We appreciate your understanding and patience.