The Weekly News from the Executive Director!

here A “Situational Awareness for Senior Citizens” presented by Damsel in Defense will be held on Tuesday– September 18 at 12:45 PM in the Mozden Room. Learn basic situational awareness, become less vulnerable, be more alert to potential danger, be confident, be a Warrior not a Worrier. Open to the public!

Would you like to help your center out? You can by donating one or two items listed on our
“Donation Wish List.” Every donation will make a difference in helping to defray the everyday operating expenses of our center. Please stop by the front desk and pick up a list of requested items. Thank you for your support! The list is also included in our September Newsletter!

Next Senior Men’s Breakfast will be Monday – September 17. Doors opens 8:00 AM, breakfast served 8:15 AM, guest speaker 8:45 AM. Menu: Pancakes, sausage or bacon, juice, coffee. Members $2.00, non-member guests $3.00. Come to or call center to sign-up!

Menu for Tuesday – September 18…Open face turkey sandwich, stuffing, gravy, vegetable, dessert. Thursday – September 20…Birthday Celebration – Roasted pork loin, gravy, potatoes, vegetable, birthday cake! Our twice a week dinners welcomes members ($4.00) as well as non-members ($5.00). Membership dues cards may be checked, so have yours ready!

Our new Tai Chi sessions next week will be held Tuesday – September 18 (1:00 – 2:00 PM) in the Owens Hall (use front door entrance). If you cannot make the afternoon session, the same session will be offered on Wednesday – September 19 (6:00 – 7:00 PM) in the Mozden Room (use Mozden Room entrance).

Looking ahead to possibly bringing back a “Tech Time” we need to know how much interest there is in such a program. This would be a learning opportunity for basic / advanced computer skills (power point, spread sheet, etc.) Smart Phone info and more! Please let us know if you would benefit from this program!

Sunday at the Center” – 1:00-4:00 PM for members and bona fide guests! Play pool, work on a puzzle, card games (Hand & Foot card game most popular). Bring a snack to share and your own beverage!

Free Blood Pressure Clinic will be held on September 20 (11:00 AM – 12 Noon). Sponsored by Lake Sunapee Region VNA & Hospice.

Next Foot Clinic will be September 19 (8:30 AM – 4:00 PM) sponsored by Lake Sunapee Region VNA & Hospice. For appointments, call (603) 526-4077. Cost is $25 per visit.

Our “Vendors / Crafters Corner” welcomes Julie’s ICare on Thursday – September 13. We welcome Jaime Adriance featuring Paparazzi Costume Jewelry on Tuesdays…September 18 & 25. Any type of vendor or crafter on Tuesday or Thursday (10:00 AM – 1:00 PM) is welcome to rent an 8 ft. table for $15 in our entrance lounge. Only one vendor / crafter per date!

Seniors Bingo for center members 55 years of age and older every Wednesday at 1:00 PM. Sale of cards stops at 12:50 PM. No cards sold after that time!

Bingo every Thursday night run by the Croydon Ladies Auxiliary, Inc. Doors open 4:30 PM. Refreshments available. Games start at 6:30 PM. Per NH State law, 18 years of age required for admission!

Chair Yoga class guided by Charlene Robillard every Monday at 10 AM brings you through an hour of gentle, relaxing yoga. Class uses chairs to accomplish the poses doing just what you can. $5.00 fee for a very relaxing hour.

Silver Sneakers every Monday at 1:00 PM in the Mozden Room. Cost is $2.00 for women, men, members and non-members! Laura Partridge, is the Certified Fitness Professional Trainer. The program is for Senior Strength & Stretch, is all non-impact, fun & easy to follow with music! Come try it out. It can all be done at your own speed!

Adult Coloring open to public on Mondays (1:00-3:00 PM). Members free. Non-members $1.00.

Knitters on Fridays (12 noon-3:00PM). Bring your lunch. If you are not a member 3 visits allowed then membership is required.

Senior Game Night every Tuesday (6:00 – 9:00 PM) for members. Non-members welcome but must sign in. Three visits allowed before membership is required. Hand & Foot card game and Pool are popular! Bring a snack to share!

Give someone a great gift for a birthday, anniversary, any celebration or occasion with a $5.00 gift certificate for a Tuesday or Thursday lunch at the center. Membership certificates also available for $20.00.

Come see our “Brick Wall.” Purchase a “Memorial Brick” for $100.00 in memory of deceased family members and friends. Bricks in honor of living family members and friends available.

Pool 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Monday to Friday. Exercise sessions – Tuesday & Thursday – 10:00 AM. Ping Pong – Wednesday & Friday – 10:00 AM. Bridge on Thursday – 1:00 PM. Mahjongg on Friday – 1:00 PM. Knitters on Friday (12 Noon – 3:00 PM) bring your lunch. Non-members welcome but must sign in. Three visits allowed before membership is required.

We are still collecting aluminum can tabs!

Rentals available for weddings, hourly, one-day, funeral receptions and our board room has an 8 persons capacity.

Businesses welcome to put a Business Card size ad in our monthly newsletter. Cost is $200.00 per year (12 inserts).

Membership dues – $20 per year. Persons 50 years of age or older invited and welcome to become new members or renew your membership!

The Claremont Senior Center…It’s “The Place Where You Want To Be!”….Monday – Friday (9:00 AM – 3:00 PM). Call (603) 543-5998. Visit our Web Site (cnhcs.org.)