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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.

 Attention: We are no longer collecting Chip Bags.

 

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

 

 Monthly Birthday Lunch– Tues., November 26th 11:00am  Tuesday, December 17th  11:00am  


Is this your Birthday Month? Please let us know so we can celebrate your special day. Join us for trivia, lunch and cake.

Vision Support Group  on break

 

Ted Talks – Wednesdays 

Wednesday, November 20th 10:45am– The strange tale of the Norden bombsight.

Wednesday, December 4th 12:30pm-

The danger of a single story.

Wednesday, December 18th 10:45am– Strange answers to the psychopath test.

 

        

BINGO

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

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

 

County Meal Bingo- Monday, November 18th 12:15

Join Karen Delikat and her team for a fun filled food themed Bingo. Full Board prize is a Food Basket!

Transportation Bingo- Friday, November 22nd 12:15pm

Join Al Nardi for transportation Bingo.
Full Board prize is a $10.00 Bus Pass or prize of your choice.

 

Holiday/ Winter Bingo- Monday, December 9th 12:15pm
Bingo is a $1.00 fee. Purchase Bingo Pass $5.00 in office. Can share with friend.

Friends Bingo – Friday, December 13th 12:30pm

**Bingo is a $1.00 fee. Purchase Bingo Pass $5.00 in office.  
 
Something new! Come try out the new Shuffleboard Table located in the large gym. Don’t know how to play?  No worries, we’ve got you covered, Sandy Lemlein from the Billiards Club is giving lessons. 
 
Donations: We graciously accept monetary donations. All donations go to senior programs. Checks are payable to So.Brunswick Senior Center. “Tribute Cards” available $15 per pack of ten. Donations are tax deductible. 
Friendly Reminder…Along the line of donations, we are currently in need of new or newer type items to be used for Game Prizes and Large Event Door Prizes. If you are looking for suggestions please call Jill at extension 7675.  Thanks so much!   

 

The Art Lee Project- Tuesday, November 12th 12:30pm Repurposed items transformed into fabulous, original and unique works of art. Come express yourself! All materials provided. Please sign up.

Tuesday, December 10th 12:30pm  Please sign up.

Adult Coloring- Tuesday, December 3rd 12:15pm
Enjoy music, coloring, and making new friends. All materials provided. Free.

Art Lecture with Maurice

 

Friday, November 15th 12:30pm Judy Chicago is an American feminist artist, art educator, and writer known for her large collaborative art installation pieces about birth and creation images, which examine the role of women in history and culture. Sign up please

Friday, December 20th 12:30pm
Join Professor Mahler for a presentation on American artist, director, producer and a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art. Who was Andy Warhol? Sign up please.

Famous Trials in December

December 2nd - Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde was a playwright, novelist, poet and celebrity in late nineteenth century London. He was on trial for gross indecency as homosexuality was a criminal offense in 1895, England.

December 9th - Lizzie Borden

An American woman who was the main suspect in the August 4, 1892, axe murders of her father and stepmother in Fall River, Massachusetts.

December 16th - Charles Lindbergh

Charles Lindbergh, Jr., the 20-month-old son of aviation hero Charles Lindbergh, is kidnapped from the family’s new mansion in Hopewell, New Jersey. Anne, his wife discovered a ransom note demanding $50,000 in their son’s empty room.

December 23rd - Abrickle and Flynn

A Hollywood sexual harassment scandal.

December 30th - Dr. Sheppard

Marilyn Sheppard, the wife of a handsome thirty-year-old doctor, Sam Sheppard, was brutally murdered in their home. Sam Sheppard denied any involvement in the murder. Did Sam kill his wife?

 

 

Announcements

Need a little extra money to finish your Holiday Shopping?
December 10th 9am – 1pm
Mark Karasik from the Census Bureau will be here to recruit employees for census intake. Pay is $20 per hour, flexible hours, make your own schedule.

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PRAB (Puerto Rican Action Board) – Monday, Dec. 23rd 10:00am- 1:15 pm Representative Jonathan Aldas will have a table set up in the lobby with information on available services for qualifying residents of the community. Learn about the weatherization program, home energy assistance, NJ Shares as well as housing services.

 

 

 

 

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

 

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

 

Free Blood Pressure Screening

Tuesday, Nov 19  10 am - Noon

Tuesday, December 17 10 am - Noon             

No Appointment needed just drop in.

 


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.

 

 

November Billiards News!! Open play M-F 8:30 – 4:15 & Sun. 1:00 – 4:00 (except on tournament days)
In-House Tournaments Are: 7th, 12th, 19th, 26th

SBSL HOME Tournament VS Plainfield: 14th

December In House- 10th, 12th, 13th, 26th, 27th
SBSL- 5th Home vs Plainfield ** 19th Away vs Piscataway


  

OUR SENIOR CENTER WILL BE HOLDING A FOOD DRIVE!
We will be collecting foods throughout the months of November and December. Please consider donating an item from the list below to support the South Brunswick Food Pantry.
Coffee, Canned Tomatoes, Parmalat/Borden Milk Boxes, Canned Fruit, Canned Meats, Prepared Noodles, Rice Mixes, Mac & Cheese, Pasta (whole wheat), Peanut Butter & Jelly, Hearty Soups, Canned Tomatoes, Canned Vegetables, Juice Boxes, Pancake Mix & Syrup Oatmeal, Cereal, Toiletries. 

Township Updates- Thurs., November 14th 12:15pm Presented by Bernie Hvozdovic, Township Manager -
He will provide information and answer questions regarding updates within the township. Please attend this informative session. 
French Soiree at Crossroads North - Thurs. Nov. 19th 3:30pm Middle school students studying the French language and culture will share their poems, artwork and other French projects. Light refreshments will be served. You must provide your own transportation to the event. 
               Sign Up by November 12th 
Police Lecture on Holiday Safety- Thurs., Nov. 21st 12:30pm 
Join SB Police Dept. as they offer valuable tips to keep you safe during the holiday hustle and bustle.
PRAB (Puerto Rican Action Board) - Monday, Nov. 25th  12:15pm Learn about the weatherization program, home energy assistance, NJ Shares as well as housing services.
Monthly Birthday Lunch– Tues., November 26th 11:00am  
Is this your Birthday Month? Please let us know so we can celebrate your special day. Join us for  trivia, lunch and cake.  
                      Sign up by November 19th.
 
Device Doctor- Thursdays, 10:45am – 12:00pm Join Randy & Barbara from the library, learn some new tricks in Friending Your Phone.
November 7th & 21st - Skype, Snapchat & Google Photos
November 14th- Calendar, Google Maps & Waze  
Mahjong Lessons with Gail- Begin Tues., Nov. 12th 10:00am Lessons are given through March of 2020.  
                          Sign up now!
   
                            
HEALTH PROGRAMS
 
5 Wishes- Thursday, November 14th 10:30am - 11:15am
It can be challenging to make sound decisions during difficult times, but understanding the choices that are available can help reduce the stress and anxiety. Learn how hospice and palliative care programs provide help and support; their similarities and differences; and how they can make a positive difference. Liz Cohen, LCSW, Hospice Social Worker, will present this invaluable program.

Bugs’ and Drugs: What You Need to Know About Antibiotics
Monday, December 2nd 12:30pm – 1:15pm
Join Phil Coco, Pharmacy Clinical Specialist with Princeton Medical Center, for this informative program highlighting when antibiotics should be used and when alternate treatments are best.

Call (888) 897-8979 or visit their desk in the Wellness Center
to register for health programs.

 


 

Upcoming Senior Center Classes 

Art with Christina- Oct. 21st – Dec. 16th 8wks $48

1pm – 3pm
Artists of all levels are welcomed. Students learn to utilize a variety of materials, techniques & concepts. Bring own supplies. Sign up

Crystals, Chakras and More- Mondays, Sept. 16th – Nov. 25th 10:30am 7wks. Learn how crystals synchronize with the seven
chakras for self-healing and clearing of energy fields. Sign up.

Great New Programs Starting This Month…

Podcast Café- Mondays 2:30pm – 3:30pm
Cozy, inspirational and educational! This month’s Podcast’s are from “The American Life Podcasts”. Titles include: Switched at Birth, 129 Cars, Hoaxing Yourself and, In Dog We Trust. Light refreshments.

Write Away Club- Tuesdays 1:30pm – 2:30pm
Explore memoirs, short stories, poetry, and essays. This group is geared toward learning and sharing creative writing. Peer led by South Brunswick published writer Coleen Marks. Sign up please.

Creatively Yours- Wednesdays 1:00pm – 2:30pm Gathers weekly to unleash their creative side and have fun with a variety of art projects including adult coloring. Please sign up.

Dance Zone- Fridays 2:30pm – 3:30pm Do you love to dance? Dance is exercise, the physical benefits of dancing are similar to that of other cardio activities. Join us for a freestyle peer led hour of pure fun!
Bring your friends, bring your music, but most of all BRING YOUR MOVES!!

South Brunswick School’s Concert Schedule
Free Concerts for Seniors Sign Up At The Senior Center
(Please provide your own transportation)

SBHS Winter Concerts- Dec. 10th, 11th, 12th & 17th at 7:00pm

Dec. 5th 7:00– Crossroads South Band at the High School
Dec. 10th 7:00– Crossroads North Strings at Crossroads South
Dec. 11th 7:00– Crossroads North Band at Crossroads North
Dec. 12th 7:00- Crossroads South Strings at Crossroads South
Dec. 12th 7:00- Crossroads North Jazz Band at Crossroads North
Dec. 16th 7:00–Crossroads South Choir perform at the High School
Dec. 18th 7:00–Crossroads North Band perform at the High School

 

Winter Wonderland Event
Sponsored by FRIENDS
Thursday, December 12th Doors open at 10:15am
11:15 Winter Themed Lunch (Fee of $2.25 for lunch)
12:15 Pam & Steve will be here to entertain you!!
Friends 50/50! Sign Up By December 4th

South Brunswick High School Choir-
Monday, December 16th 12:30 pm
High School Choir is performing at the Senior Center.
Join us in supporting South Brunswick’s talented students.

 

Bringin It In!! New Year’s Countdown Social
With Darlene!
Tuesday, December 31st 12:15pm – 1:15pm
Enjoy Light Refreshments, Fizzy Drinks, Name That Tune and
Door Prizes.
Please sign up by Dec. 24th

 

MOVIE TIME

Lion King (2019)- Tues., Nov. 26th 12:30pm
A young lion returns to reclaim the throne and the Pride Lands that was stolen from him and his father by his treacherous and fratricidal uncle after spending his adolescence in exile, under the care and supervision of a friendly warthog and meerkat.

PG | 2019 | 1h 58m

The Kitchen- Friday., Dec. 6th 12:30pm Rated R 1h 40m

When their mobster husbands are sent to prison by the FBI, three New York housewives decide to continue their husbands' business on their own, soon becoming the most powerful mobsters in 1970s Hell's Kitchen.

 

Blended- Thurs., Dec. 19th 12:30pm Rated PG-13 1h 57m

In this hilarious romantic comedy, a terrible blind date segues into a nightmarish family vacation when two single parents and their respective kids end up at the same African safari resort for spring break.

 

 

 
Office on Aging
Caryl Greenberg

cgreenbe@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.