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UPDATE Your Photo & Medical Records – If your picture has not been taken within the last five years and/or if your medical forms are more than 2 years old, please stop by the office to update your records, email addresses and emergency contacts.

 

Monthly Birthday LunchIs this your Birthday Month? Please let us know so we can celebrate your special day. Trivia & Cake. 

Tuesday, June 25th     Sign up by June 18th

Tuesday, July 23rd      Sign up by July 16th

 

Vision Support Group  on brake

Please call Caryl to attend 732-329-4000 x7212.

Ted Talks – Wednesdays

Wednesday, June 26th 10:45am– How great leaders inspire action

Wednesday, July 3rd 12:30pm- Listening to shame 

Wednesday, July 17th 10:45am– Doctors make mistakes.

Can we talk about that?

        

BINGO

Bingo tickets in the office $5 card/5 days.

Bingo is $1.00 a day.  Come try your luck!  

Bingo - Monday, June 17 & 24 July 8 & 29

12:15pm Bingo is $1.00. Purchase Bingo Pass for $5.00 in the office. Can share with a friend.

 

Special Bingo - Friday,  June 28th & July 26th  12:15PM 

Join us for a free Bingo while we continue to try out our new computerized bingo system. There will be prizes.

Adult Coloring – Tuesday, July 2nd  12:30pm

Enjoy tranquil music, aromatherapy, color, and make a new friends. All materials provided.

The Art Lee Project  Tuesday,  June 11 @ 12:30pm 

 All materials provided. Sign up.

 

 

Art Lecture with Maurice

Friday, June 21st 12:30pm Paul Cezanne was a post-impressionist painter who created the bridge between impressionism and cubism, and is said to be the artistic father of both Matisse and Picasso.

Sign up by June 14th.  On break till September




 

Monthly Bereavement Group: Monday,  June 17 & July 15 10:45am Anyone who has suffered the loss of a spouse or partner is welcome to attend the monthly bereavement group. Questions? Please call Caryl 732 329-4000 x 7212

 

 

Calling All Seniors...We Need Your Help!

We are seeking senior volunteers interested in taking a leadership role in running a program or two to accommodate requests for an afternoon program.
The following activities have been dropped in our suggestion box: Name That Tune * Word Games/ Brain Teasers * Board Games * Culture Club * Play Reading * Streaming of History/ Travel Channel.
Time Slot: Monday Afternoons 2:00pm – 2:45pm
If you are interested please call Jill at ext. 7675

 

Choir Performance- Thursday, June 13th 12:30pm- Cross Roads South Middle school choir will perform at the senior center. Come support these talented students.

 

Senior Center Piano Recital- Wednesday, June 19th 12:15 

Join us for a beautiful performance given by our very own Piano students of the Senior Center led by instructor Gwen Cerasoli.

Wreath Making with Jackie- Wed., June 26th  12:15pm  Come make a beautiful 4th of July deco mesh wreath for your door. Easy to do and all materials are provided. See sample in lobby Sign Up by June 19th Cost $15

 

 

Summertime Kickoff Party!

Thursday, June 27th 12:15pm

11:15am Summer Themed Lunch (Fee of $2.25)

12:15pm Linda Miller is here to entertain you!

Sponsored by Artis Senior Living

1:15pm Friends 50/50 Raffle / Door Prizes

Sign up by June 20th

**Artis Senior Living is a premier developer-owner-operator of assisted living residences committed to providing the finest level of care through a compassionate dedication to each resident’s comfort and needs.

 

 

 

SAVE THE DATE- Independence Day Celebration

      Wednesday, July 3rd  Fireworks 9:00p.m

Rain date set for Friday, July 5th Activities, Music & Food Vendors 6:00pm-9:00PM At Crossroads South Fields on Major Road

 

Handcrafted jewelry using beautiful high quality beads.

 

 

Library Tech Classes- Thursdays 10:45am – 12:00pm      

 “Friending Your Phone and More” Come to the Friending Your Phone class and learn how to harness the power of your smartphone, iPad or other device.   June 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th  

 

Computer/IPAD Lessons- Volunteers are available in the

Tech Center  to help with phone, computer or IPAD questions.

* Tuesday and Wednesday 10:45am – 12:00pm

*In July & August High School students will be available in

the Tech Center 10:30am – 1:30pm to assist you with same.

 

Free Blood Pressure Screening

Tuesday,  June 18th & July 16th  10am–Noon 

No Appointment needed just drop in.

 

Summertime Youth Run Programs

Computer, & IPAD Lessons- Monday – Friday
***New this year ALEXA Lessons- Wednesday & Friday
High School students are available daily in the Tech Center
10:30am – 1:30pm to assist you, drop on by.

Seniors vs Youth Tournaments- Tuesdays 10:45am
Bocce- July 2nd, 16th, 30th (outside, weather permitting)
Ladderball- July 9th, July 23rd

Horseraces- Mondays, July 1st, July 22nd, 12:15pm
Join us at our indoor track. Root for your favorites &
win prizes!

Let’s Get Crafty! – Crafts with Sanjana – Free 12:15pm
Tuesdays- July 9TH – Stepping Stones * July 23rd – Zig Zag Books
Come make a simple project to take home. Sign up at the office.


Billiards News!!- Open play M-F 8:30 – 4:15 & Sun. 1:00 – 4:00 (with the exception of tournament days). Please see the whiteboard in the Billiards Room for open play updates during tournaments.
July In-House Tournaments Are: 9th, 11th, & 16th 10am-3:30pm

Free Billiard Lessons are offered the first Friday of every month by Billiards President Gary Harraman. Lessons are by appointment only. Three appointments are available between 10:00am – 11:30am. Sign up at the office.

 

Manavi Community Chai- Mon., July 15th 12:15pm
Manavi is a community based organization in New Jersey that focuses on domestic violence. Join us for an informal discussion on domestic violence and other gender-based violence issues affecting all people from various communities.

28th Anniversary Party & Barbecue
Thursday, July 18th * Sign Up by July 11th
11:15am- BBQ Lunch ($2.25 for Lunch)
12:15pm- Entertainment by Pam & Steve! Friends 50/50!

Grateful Angels Dance Troupe- Friday, July 19th 12:15pm Join us as we welcome for the first time this wonderfully talented group of girls ages 6 – 16
as they show off their dance moves.
Guaranteed a great show!!! Come support the kids!!

 

Ice Cream Social- Thursday, July 25th 12:30pm
Ice Cream and all the fixins. Sugar Free is available.
Sign up by July 18th Cost: $2.00

Word Play – Jeopardy- Tuesday, July 30th 12:15pm “Jeopardy!" is a classic game show, with a twist. The answers are given first, and the contestants supply the questions. Join us for this fun filled game!

WooooHooooo!!!... BOCCE is BACK!!
Available Starting July 1st
Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:15pm
(outdoors, weather permitting)
Off the back patio. Start a league or just play for fun!


Upcoming Senior Center Classes

Kreatively Kathy- Starting July 8th Mon. 12:30pm – 2:30pm
Join our very own creative Kathy Burns as she teaches
the art of Mosaics. All materials provided. FREE.
Space is limited, please sign up by July 1st.

 

 

MOVIE TIME

Greenbook- Thurs., June 20th 12:30pm – 2:45pm
Bouncer Tony Lip is hired by African-American musician Don Shirley to chauffer him around the Jim Crow South in 1962 for an eight-week concert tour and the mismatched men form a friendship.

Benjamin- Tues., June 25th 12:30pm - 2:00pm
A family calls in an intervention for their fifteen year old son who they think suffers from drug addiction. During the intervention process, it becomes apparent that the ones who confront Benjamin's addiction the most have many problems of their own.

The Lighthouse- Thurs., July 11th 12:30pm – 2:15pm NR
Two lighthouse keepers are stranded on an island for months by a storm. As rations run low and their situation becomes more dire, the men reveal their own personal tragedies that drove them to an isolated life.

The Mustang- Tues., July 23rd 12:30pm -2:10pm R
A Violent Inmate at a Nevada Prison Is Selected To Take part in the wild horse inmate program where wild horses are trained to get ready for auction. But as he undertakes the program, he is touched by the horses respect and bond.

Office on Aging
Christine Wildemuth

cwildemu@sbtnj.net
Director
Senior Center
540 Ridge Road
Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852
732-329-4000 x7670
or
732-438-0918
(rotary phones)
Transportation
732-329-4000 x7363
Center Hours
Monday to Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sundays
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.