Office on Aging
Christine Wildemuth

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.

Programs Highlights

 

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 main office so that we can update your records. Please update email addresses and emergency contacts too!

 

Vision Support GroupFriday, July 7th -10:30am

Call Caryl to attend.

 

 

Ted Talks – Wednesdays

June 14  @ 10:45 - Asking for help is a strenght not a weakness
June 21  @ 12:30 - The price of Happiness

July 19   @ 12:30 - What we don't know about Europe's Muslim kids.

July 26   @ 10:45  - How to have better political conversations.

 

Coloring For Adults - Tuesday, July 25th-12:15 PM-This is the hot new trend Enjoy tranquil music, relax, color, and make a new friend. Coloring has the therapeutic potential to reduce anxiety, create focus, and bring about more mindfulness. All materials provided

 

 

 

Just for Fun BingoMonday, June 19th at 12:30pm, Aud 1.

FREE !!!! Every time you win Bingo you get a ticket then it goes in a basket and we draw one winner for one large item.

Ice Cream Social – Thursday, June 22nd at 12:30pm. Celebrate the start of summer and join us for a cold ice cream sundae (sugar free available). Plenty of toppings too! Catch up with friends and listen to the keyboard music of Mary Rao. Cost - $2. Sign up REQUIRED at Main Office by June 15.

Monthly Birthday Lunch Tuesday, June 27 Sign up by June 20th.

July 25th – at 11:00am Sign up by July 18th. Is this your birthday month? Trivia, Celebration & Cake. Always a fun event!

Herbs for Elders

Thursday June 29th 12:30pm.  Due to the popularity of Introduction to Herbs, Cindy Scribner returns! Since elders’ systems are often more sensitive than those of younger adults, in general, the herbs that we use, their frequency of use, and how much of the herbs we use, may need to change. We’ll talk about how a highly effective health care regimen can be developed.

Need a non-driver identification card/Government issued photo ID? Sign our interest sheet in the office. When there are enough riders, we will set a date and Transportation will be provided. Cost for ID $24 and bring your 6 Points of ID.

 

Art Lecture with Maurice!

Friday, June 16th -12:30pm-  Maurice features women artists with video and discussion.

CARNIVAL DAY-Come One! Come All!
Thursday, July 13th 12:15-1:30pm
Games, Prizes, Refreshments! Try your luck.

 

YOUTH TALENT SHOW- Thurs, July 20th
12:15pm–1:15pm Our summer youth volunteers and some of your grandchildren entertain us with their talents. Come out and support these youth. Does your Grandchild have a special talent? See Jillann to see if space is available for them in the show.

26th ANNUAL ANNIVERSARY BBQ
Thursday, July 27th 11:30am
BBQ will be followed by Great Music at 12:15 pm With “The Toys” singer Barbara Harris
Guaranteed To Bring Down The House!!
Lunch is $2.25 must sign up July 20th

Paul Rao Presents “Human Heritage From Ancient Times To Modern Times” Monday, July 31st—1:30-3:00pm Understanding life within us and outside of us, with newer and newer technologies on planet earth.

Farmer’s Market Distribution
Wednesday, July 19th 9:00 – 12:00 p.m.
**Pre- Registration Required See Marie Brown**
Distribution in the Wellness Center Large Gym (No Fitness Video)

Summertime Youth Run Programs

Computer & IPAD Lessons Daily 10:30-1:30. Just stop in with your questions and what you want to learn

Horseraces-Mondays, July 10th & 24th 12:15
Join us at our indoor track. Bet your favorites
with play money and win prizes!

Let’s Get Crafty! – Crafts with Simran
Tuesdays, July 11th & 18th 12:30 p.m.
Come make simple project to take home. Sign up in
the office limited availability.

Origami – with Sai Thursday, July 6th 12:15pm
Come learn the ancient art of paper folding and
Make a simple project to take home. Sign up in the office.

Zentangles –with Ayyan Fridays 12:15pm
Anything is possible one stroke at a time...
Zentangles are fun, easy to learn and relaxing.
Come create beautiful images while increasing
your focus, creativity and personal sense of well being.
Sign up in the office limited space.

Name That Tune with Jill – Monday, July 3rd 12:30 p.m.
Clap your hands, Tap your feet
Name that tune and groove to the beat!

BEST DEMO with Liz ~ Monday, July 10th 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Exercise with light weights, balls & bands from a chair.

FRIENDS Bingo - Friday, July 14th 12:30

TICKET BINGO Monday, July 17th 12:30
Every time you win Bingo you get a ticket then it goes in a basket and we draw one winner for one large item.

**ATTENTION**: BINGO is making a comeback!
Bingo passes are now available for purchase in the Office. A card is $10 for 10 days. Bingo will start in September at $1.00 a day. Prizes are from the dollar store. Please let JillAnn know if you have any special requests of $1.00 store items. Thank You!! 

Billiards Lessons-Want to Learn how to Play Billiards stop in the pool room and ask for Lou.
Pool Club always seeking new members too.

Independence Day Celebration ~FIREWORKS~
Friday, June 30th Fireworks 9:15p.m
Rain date set for Saturday, July 1st
Activities, Music & Food Vendors 6:00pm
At the Crossroads South Fields Major Road

 

 

 

SENIOR CHORUS – Are you interested in joining a senior chorus? Sign the interest sheet at the Main Office! Instructor led. Rehearsals and performances.

 

SENIOR CHORUS – Are you interested in joining a senior chorus? Sign the interest sheet at the Main Office! Instructor led. Rehearsals and performances.

Terracycle Fundraiser – Please collect the following items and drop them off at the main office…Chip bags (all brands and sizes) and/or any Brita products (filters, filter wrappers, pitchers, bottles, and dispensers).

 

George Street Playhouse Discount Tickets

 Discount tickets are available to all SB Senior Center members and up  to one guest, by calling Jaci D’Ulisse, (732) 846-2895 ext. 134. Shows  at 8:00pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays, are $16 per  ticket, versus the regular $32 group rate. 

New Website Learn about our programs and what is going on in our senior center. Print out our newest newsletter, membership forms, volunteer forms, and more. Visit www.southbrunswicknj.gov (Click on Departments, then Senior Center.)

Facebook – See our latest pictures and post or share information with your friends on this closed group. Search for the “South Brunswick Office on Aging” on Facebook.

 

Inclement Weather Notice - Learn about weather related senior center opening times, programs, class changes/cancellations, by calling 732-329-4000 ext. 7670, starting at 7:30am. This message is updated regularly throughout the day.   Get on our “senior center” email loop and we will email you weather related changes as soon as it becomes available.  See the senior center office to make sure your email address is up to date. 

Donations – We graciously accept monetary donations (strictly designated for senior center use). Checks payable to the SB Senior Center. “Tribute Cards” are still available ($15). Reminder: All donations are tax deductible-there is still time to make your year end donation to the center. Your support is appreciated!

 

MOVIE TIME!  

 

The Great Wall-Thurs. July 6th 12:30pm-2:40pm-Rated PG-13
A mercenary warrior is imprisoned within the Great Wall, he discovers the mystery behind one of the
greatest wonders of the world. Starring: Matt Damon, Jing Tian and Andy Lau.

Hidden Figures – Tues. July 25th 12:30-2:40pm PG
Three brilliant African-American women at NASA serve as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit. Starring: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monae