Weekly News

CLAREMONT SENIOR CENTER                          Friday, January 12, 2024

The Claremont Senior Center is open every Monday thru Friday from 9 am to 3 pm.  We are also open Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6 pm to 9 pm. We have many (pool, card games, cribbage, puzzles, mahjong, knitting and quilting to name a few) activities. Miracle Ear, Blood Drive and VNA Foot Clinic are also scheduled.

PHONE NUMBER TO RESERVE LUNCH 603-678-0433  We have two options for our meals on Tuesdays and Thursdays – drive thru PLUS indoor seating.   Reservations ARE also required for indoor seating AND take out. Tuesday, January 16th – Ranch Chicken, soup, rice pilaf, and great pumpkin dessert. Thursday, January 18th – Meatloaf, soup, mashed potatoes, vegetable, and birthday cake. Call 603-678-0433 by 10:30 to reserve either drive thru or inside dining. PRICE IS $5 FOR MEMBERS and $6 NON- MEMBERS. Meals are always subject to change.

Sit in meals begins at 11:45 am and drive thru pick up at 12 pm.

January Foot Clinics will be held on Wednesdays 17th and 24th. Sponsored by Lake Sunapee Region VNA and Hospice with a charge of $30. You MUST call 603-748-1731 to make an appointment with them.

WE hold BINGO every Wednesday afternoon. Wednesday afternoon Bingo is a popular activity for our seniors (must be at least 55 years old). We DO NOT accept $20 bills. You MUST purchase your cards BY 12:45 and the games begin at 1:00 pm.  Concession is opened, just until Bingo starts, to purchase your lunch. We average around 30 – 40 seniors who love to attend, visit with their friends and try to win a little extra money.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR – The Old-fashioned Turkey Dinner is coming on Saturday, January 27th between 4:30- 5:30 pm. Turkey with stuffing, gravy, cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes, squash, dinner roll, and choice of blueberry or cherry cobbler. Reservation required by calling 603-678-0433 by 3:30 pm. Eat in or drive thru, don’t forgot to choose which dessert you want when call in your reservation. Cost is $12 for members or non-members.

AARP TAX PREP – AARP will start doing taxes at the center on beginning Friday, February 2nd. You must call Audrey at 802-345-5415 to make appointment. AARP will be here every Friday thru April 12th. THE CLAREMONT SENIOR CENTER DOES NOT MAKE APPOINTMENTS.

Cribbage – Want to show your skills with others, come and join other enthusiastic players on Tuesdays at 1 pm.

Mahjong – “Wanna be” new comers welcome. Interested to learn the game please come on Fridays at 1pm.

Knitters group – Start the New Year off with showing off your master pieces! We are excited to see them so come by on Fridays from 1-3 pm and have a good time.

Men’s Breakfast – Welcome the New Year and come have a great time on January 15th at 8 am. Cost for members $2 and non- members is $3.

Women to Women – The group will meet Thursday, January 18th at 1 pm. All women are welcome to come and talk about any issues they are experiencing.

Blood Drive – American Red Cross next scheduled drive will be on Monday, January 22nd from 12-5 pm  Please call 1-800-Red-Cross (1-800-733-2767) to schedule appointment. Blood donors are desperately needed.

Women’s Pool – Do you want to be part of the game of pool? Ladies play every Monday from 9-12. Come be a part of this fun activity with like-minded women.

Men’s Pool – Come have some fun and spirited games of pool every Tuesday and Thursday from 9-12. All men are welcome.

Quilting Bee– Come tell your story with the quilting skills you want to share with other quilters. You don’t have to be a quilter to attend bring your own project.  Next meeting is Friday, January 19th at 10 am.

Line Dancing – Bring your dancing feet every Monday, 7 PM until 9 PM. Beginners line dance begins from 7-8:30 and then Intermediate dancing from 8:30-9PM. The cost is $3.00 for members (bring your card) and $5.00 for non- members. One price will give you both beginners and Intermediate sessions. Bring your own beverage and a snack if you need one.

NEW**- TAI CHI class beginning on Wednesday, January 24th at 9:15-10:15 AM. This will be a six- week session to improve alignment, balance, looseness and awareness through soft practice and relaxation. Members is $55.00 for all six sessions, Non-members is $65.00 for all six sessions or weekly walk ins are $15 per session. Call or come in to sign up 603-543-5998.

Chair Yoga Returns –  Starting Monday, January 15th at 9:30-10:30 AM. Members are free, non- members $5 per class. Call or come in to sign up 603-543-5998.

****NEW*** Claremont Senior Center Fundraiser Bingo on Friday night February 2nd. Doors open at 5 pm, games start at 6:30 pm. Ten regular games, 2-2 part games, 3 specials, and winner take all. Open to the public, must be 18 years of age to play. Concessions are available through intermission. Bring family and friends for an evening of fun. Call Cheryl at 603-543-5998 if you have questions.

MEMBERSHIP MEETING – Next meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 6th at 1 pm. This will give you a chance to hear what is happening with the center and have a chance to win a free lunch.

New members are always welcome to come enjoy our facility. You can sign up for a “one- month trial membership”. That way you can enjoy our programs and activities before you join us.

Claremont Senior Center, 5 Acer Height Road, Claremont, NH,

Phone 603-543-5998                seniorctr5@comcast.net