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Programs Highlights

Digital Library Resources - Thursday 10:45 – 12:00
 10/19– Nov 2nd & 16th Class covers resources available with your Library Card ie: Hoopla, Lynda, Overdrive

 

All Things Google – Thursday 10:45 – 12:00
10/12 , 10/26  or Nov 9th,– Class outlines Google services ie: Google Docs, Google Calendar, Google Photos,Youtube
Must Sign up in office and leave $5 depoist. Limited enrollment so sign up now. Meets in the Tech Center. Taught by Library staff.

L'oreal Is In The House!! Hands Up For Manicures!! Monday, Nov 13th 10:30 – 1:30 Get those nails in shape for the holidays! L’OREAL provides these FREE manicures. Sign Up in the office.


EZ Ride Lecture – October 12th 12:15pm

Ryde4Life is a membership program run by EZRide for adults ages 50 or older in partnership with Transportation Newtwork Companies like Lyft and Uber. We offer a reliable, affordable way to travel to your destinations. Don’t drive?... Come see how this great resource can work for you.

*FRIENDS Bingo - Friday, Oct. 13th 12:15 pm

*TRICKY TRAY BINGO-Mon. Oct.30th Bingo tickets in the office $10 card/10 days. Bingo is $1.00 a day.

McCarter Theatre – Thurs. Oct. 19th 12:15pm Onstage Seniors present “Surprises & Aha Moments” This ensemble—all over 55—perform in all over generating delight, insight, and affirmation about senior memories and experience. OnStage shatters all the myths that people have about aging. Their skits and vignettes—some humorous, some touching—the performers totally engage their audiences. Sign up by October 12. FREE.

ART LECTURE-with Maurice - Systine Chapel
Friday October 20th at 12:30pmArt Lecture with Maurice - Matisse & Picasso - Friday,
Friday Nov. 17th at 12:30pm Join Professor Mahler for a look into the world of two of the most renowned artists. Friends and rivals changed the course of 20th-century art.

Atrium Sponsored Fall Flower Arranging
Monday, October 23rd 12:15pm
Participants will arrange and take home a beautiful Fall Flower Arrangement. This event is FREE thanks to sponsorship from our friends at Atrium Health & Senior Living. Atrium is a premier healthcare facility that provides their residents with quality personal care and all the comforts of home. Limited space. Sign up is required by Oct. 16th

Monthly Birthday Lunch – Tuesday, Oct. 24th 11:00am Is this your Birthday Month? Please let us know so we can celebrate your special day.
Sign up by Oct.17th. Trivia, Celebration & Cake. Always FUN!

Monthly Birthday Lunch – Tuesday, Nov. 28th 11:00am Is this your Birthday Month? Please let us know so we can celebrate your special day.

Sign up by Nov. 21st. Trivia & Cake Always FUN!

Unsung Heroes - “Women of The Civil War”
Thursday, Oct. 26 12:30pm
Presenter: Martin M. Mosho, Civil War Lecturer
This presentation is a comprehensive, one hour review of the heroic and remarkable accomplishments made by women, both North and South. Sign up required by October 23rd.



Halloween - Monster Mash Bash-
Tuesday, October 31st
10:45am-11:15am– Freaky Facts/Haunted Places w/Jill
11:15am–12:15pm- Halloween Themed Lunch
12:15pm-1:15pm – Monster Mash Bash with music by Winston. Costume Contest! Prize for 1st place winner. Friends -50/50
Must sign up by October 16th.

 

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, Nov 3 -10:30am

Please call Caryl to attend.

 

 Ted Talks – Wednesdays

 

Wed, Oct. 18th 10:45am-What your doctor won’t tell you
Wouldn’t you want to know if your doctor was a paid spokesman for a drug company? Or held personal beliefs incompatible with the treatment you want? 

Wed, Nov. 1st 12:30pm- Do Schools Kill Creativity?
Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity.

Wed, Nov. 15th 10:45am- How I held my Breath for 17 Minutes.
In this highly personal talk from TEDMED, magician and stuntman David Blaine describes what it took to hold his breath underwater for 17 minutes -- a world record (only two minutes shorter than this entire talk!) -- and what his often death-defying work means to him.

Magyar Bank Financial Lecture- Fri. Nov. 3rd 12:15 pm
“Riskology” – Risks of today’s retirement.
TRICKY TRAY BINGO- Mon. Nov. 6th & 13th Bingo tickets in the office $10 card/10 days. Bingo is $1.00 a day.
Prize Bingo Atrium Sponsored- Nov. 20th 12:15pm This Bingo event is FREE thanks to sponsorship from our friends at Atrium Health & Senior Living.  Atrium is a premier healthcare facility that provides their residents with quality personal care and all the comforts of home.  
Veterans Day Recognition Event - Sponsored by Magyar Bank ~ Thursday, November 9th 
11:00am Recognition Ceremony 11:30 Lunch
12:15pm Patriotic Party with entertainment by the Jersey Chix! Please join us & support our Veteran’s! Sign up by Nov. 2nd 
Is In The House!! Hands Up For Manicures!! Monday, November 13th 10:30 – 1:30 Get those nails in shape for the holidays! L’OREAL provides these FREE manicures. Sign Up in the office.
DONATIONS – Thank you Jane Clute & Malti Sadarangani for your generous donation, it is greatly appreciated. The Senior Center graciously accepts monetary donations (designated for senior center use). Checks payable to SB Senior Center. “Tribute Cards” are available ($15) for pack of ten. Donations are tax deductible.  All donations go 100% to Senior Center. 
 
The Art Lee Project – Tuesday, Nov.14th  12:15pm"Fall themed Arts & Crafts".  FREE. All supplies provided.  Bring your creativity. Make a collage, painting or a table decoration. If you like, bring items you would like to include (ie: photos) to put into your art.  Sign up.
  
Herbs for Elders w/ Cindy– Wednesday, Nov. 15th 12:15pm In this presentation, we will address the unique health concerns of people in later life and will discover a variety of herbal remedies for prevention and the support for problems associated with aging. Sign up by Nov. 8th
Police Lecture on Holiday& Personal Safety
Thurs., Nov. 16th Learn how to protect yourself from holiday scams and safety tips for safe shopping this holiday season. Keep yourself and your family safe during the holiday season.
French Soiree at Crossraods North - Thurs. Nov. 16th 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 6th.
 
Fall Foliage Craft - Brightstar Sponsored- Fri., Nov.17th 12:15 Brightstar is a leading homecare & medical staffing organization that provides exceptional personalized care to elders. Sign up by Nov. 6th 
Mahjongg Lessons- Tuesdays-Starting Nov. 14th @10:00am, Aud 2. Learn how to play Mahjong, or get tips to improve your game. Sign up.
 
Collier High School Model UN- Monday, Nov. 27th 12:15pm
Please join and welcome the students of Collier High School who will be presenting their knowledge of multiple cultures through a variety of activities, stories, poems and conversation. Come support these fantastic students!
 

Winter Wonderland Party-

SAVE THE DATE
Thursday, December 14th 12:15 pm
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!!! BARBARA HARRIS from “The Toys” will be here to entertain you!! Details-December newsletter.

 

**ATTENTION**: Don’t forget to purchase your Bingo passes!
A card is $10 for 10 days. Bingo will start in September at $1.00 a day.

 

ADULT COLORING CONTEST – Every other month we will have an Adult Coloring Contest. Participants will color the same image. A 1st, 2nd & 3rd place winner will be chosen by the Program Committee and a small prize will be given to the 1st place winner. You can pick up your contest sheet starting Fri., Sept.1st. in the office. October is our first contest. Rules are on the back of your contest sheet. The 3 winning participant’s work will be displayed in the lobby in October.

 

MOVIE TIME!  

 

Megan Leavey – Tuesday, October 23rd 12:30 pm- Rated PG-13 1:56 min- When young Marine Corporal Megan Leavey is assigned to clean up the K9 unit after a disciplinary hearing, Leavey identifies with a particularly aggressive dog, Rex, and is given the chance to train him. Over the course of their service, Megan and Rex complete more than 100 missions together. Based on a true story. 

The House- Thursday, November 2nd  12:30 pm-

Rated R- 1:28 min - In this outrageous comedy, a married couple attempt to pay for their daughter's college tuition by running an illegal casino in the suburbs.

Maudie Tuesday, November 28th  12:30 pm- Rated PG-13-1:55 min- Uplifting biopic of Canadian artist Maud Lewis, who overcame rheumatoid arthritis to become a renowned folk painter.


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.

 

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!

 

 

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.