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Programs Highlights


Monthly Birthday Lunch

 
Tuesday, February 27th 11:00am Is this your Birthday Month? Please let us know so we can celebrate your special day.
Trivia & Cake Always FUN! Sign up by Feb. 13th

Tuesday, March 27th  11:00am  Sign up by March 19th

 

 

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, March 2 -10:30am

Please call Caryl to attend.

 

 Ted Talks – Wednesdays

Wed, Feb. 21st 12:30 pm- How the blockchain will radically transform the economy.

Wed, Feb. 28th 10:45 am- How fake handbags fund terrorism and organized crime.

Wed, March 7th 12:30 pm- You aren't at the mercy of your emotions — your brain creates them.

Wed, March 28th 10:45 am -How to speak up for yourself.


Mahjongg Lessons- Tuesdays- @10:00am, Aud 2. Learn how to play Mahjong, or get tips to improve your game. Sign up.
 

The Art Lee Project

Tuesday, March 13th  12:15pm Come join us, make something new. Abstract painting. All materials  provided. Sign up.

Art Lecture with Maurice 

Fri., February 23rd 12:30 pm Vincent Van Gogh Sign up.

Fri., March 16th 12:30pm Paul Gauguin- French post-impressionist Sign up.

 

Valentine’s Name That Tune- Wed, February 14th 10:45 am Enjoy a Love Song “Name That Tune”
with Mary Rao on piano.

All Couples Wanted for… The NOT so Newlywed Game- Thursday, February 15th 12:30 pm Any & All couples are welcome!! Come have some fun!! Couples Sign Up With Jill

Chinese New Year Social:Friday, February 16th 10:45 am Cultural facts & Music. Find out your Zodiac for this upcoming year! Sign Up

Mardi Gras Celebration!!- Thursday, February 22nd 12:15 p.m. Come celebrate with us, New Orleans style! Get your beads ready and put on your dancing shoes Joe Grillo is here to perform for us!!
Please dress in Purple, Green and/or Gold
11:15 am New Orleans Themed Lunch (Fee of $2.25 for lunch)
1:15 pm FRIENDS Drawing of Annual Program Fundraiser
***Sign Up By February 13th***

FREE EVENT- ONCE YOU SIGN UP PLEASE CALL IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO ATTEND SO OTHERS MAY BE ACCOMMODATED.

 

BINGO – Monday, March 5th & March 19th 12:15pm. Bingo tickets in the office $10 card/10 days.

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

Friends Bingo – Friday, March 9th 12:30 pm

Adult Coloring with Laura – Tuesday, March 6th  12:15 pm Enjoy tranquil music, aromatherapy, color, and make a new friends. All materials provided.

Police Lecture “SCAMS”- Thursday, March 8th

12:30 p.m. The Police Department will be here to give you the latest information on SCAMS. Don’t miss this informative talk.

Spring Wreath Making with Park Place Monroe- Monday, March 12th 12:15pm Join us for this FREE event made possible by our sponsors at Park Place Monroe. Park Place Monroe is a premier Healthcare Facility offering home like accomodations and is recognized for five star quality care with a friendly staff.

 

 

St. Patty’s Day Celebration

Lisa Vann is BACK to entertain you!! Let’s get Jiggy!

Thursday, March 15th 12:15pm

11:30pm St. Patty’s Theme Lunch ($2.25 Fee for lunch)

12:15pm Music by Lisa Vann  Wear Green * Friends 50/50

                 ***Sign Up by Thursday, March 1st ***

 

Senior Center Piano Recital- Wed, March 21st 12:15 p.m. Join us for a beautiful performance given by our very own Piano students of the Senior Center led by instructor Gwen Cerasoli. Sign Up

Lecture – “Safe To Hire” - Thursday, March 22nd 12:15 pm Presented by Home Care Assistance. Home Care Assistance provides premier in-home senior care to help older adults thrive at home with optimal independence. Presentation includes how to hire contractors, drivers, home helpers, housekeepers, and handymen, including how to check your insurance policies to make sure workers are covered in your home. Sign Up

**Anyone interested in taking an ESL class please sign up at the Office. We are looking to start this class in May.

** We are looking for someone interested in organizing and running a Drama/ Play reading club. Please see Jill.

Township Updates - Presented by Bernie Hvozdovic, Township Manager -Thursday, March 29th 12:30 pm-He will provide information and answer questions regarding updates within the township. Please attend this informative session. Sign up.

 

South Brunswick’s School Events

Register for these events at (732) 329-4000 ext.7670

Please sign up by March 5th

So. Brunswick Choral Festival-  At S.Brunswick High School

Wednesday, March 14th 7:00 p.m.

Crossroads Middle School International Night-  At

Crossroads North Middle School - Thursday, March 15th 6:00pm

 

Pool Tournament

 

Thursday, February 8th 10:00am S. Brunswick Breakers vs Plainfield 8 Ballers. Good Luck Everyone! Goooooo Breakers!!!

BINGO – Monday, January 29th,February 5th & 26th  12:15pm. Bingo tickets in the office $10 card/10 days. Bingo is $1.00 a day

 

Friends Bingo – Friday,  February 9th 12:15 pm

FRIENDS Annual Raffle Fundraiser
Tickets!! Get your tickets!! Friends will be selling tickets February 1st - February 22nd at a table in the lobby daily 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Tickets are $1.00 for 1 ticket and $3.00 for 3 tickets. You’ve got to be in it to win it!! Prize to be announced.

 

**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.

 

CRAFTERS WANTED By Jill & Laura!!!
Come be part of THE BIG PICTURE!
This beautiful Triptych Tree Painting will be completed by our crafters & then raffled in Spring.
*There is no right or wrong way, only the way of the creative.*
Fridays 12:15pm in the Art Room starting January 12th.
This activity is FREE. Please sign up.

 

Zenergy & The Realm of Reiki with Jill-
Thursday, February 8th 12:30pm Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing. Come learn more about this fascinating and universal life force.

Indian Fields Students Visit: Thursday, February 8th 11:30 am We welcome students from Indian Fields Elementary School, who will visit during lunch.

MOVIE TIME!

WONDER- February 27th 12:30pm-2:30pm

A young boy with a facial deformity begins the fifth grade in a mainstream school with the help and support of his mother and father. Rated PG

The Stray- March 1st  12:30pm-2:00pm A young boy befriends a stray dog. His parents are reluctant to take it in, but the pet improves their lives and relationships in surprising ways in this heartwarming drama.  PG

LBJ- March 27th 12:30pm-2:30pm This first-rate biopic of Lyndon A Johnson chronicles his time as the Senate majority leader and his ascension to the presidency. Rated R 

 


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).

Free AARP Tax Preparation- February-April
February dates: Feb 6th, 8th, 22nd and 27th
March Dates: All Tuesdays & Thursdays in March
April Dates: April 3rd, 5th, 10th and last day the 12th
At the SBT Library times 10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 1:30 or 2:30
Appointments made online only at www.southbrunswicknj.gov
Watch the home page for the AARP TAX link in early January

NJ Transit Tickets – Reduced Fare Coupon Book
If you are 62+ you are eligible to receive 50% off your NJ Transit bus or train tickets! Show a government issued ID to apply for the NJ Transit card. See
Christine in the office for an application and more info.

 

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.