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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. 

 

Tuesday, October 22nd   11:00 am   Sign up by October 15th

 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.

Vision Support Group  on break

 

Ted Talks – Wednesdays 

Wednesday, October 16th 10:45am– The human skills we need in an unpredictable world.

Wedneday, November 6th 12:30pm- `Do schools kill creativity?

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

Norden bombsight.

        

BINGO

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

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

Monday, October 7th  &  Friday, Oct. 25th

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.

**Bingo is a $1.00 fee. Purchase Bingo Pass $5.00 in office.

Friends Bingo – NO FRIENDS BINGO THIS MONTH

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.

Art Lecture with Maurice

Friday, Oct. 18th 12:30pm The Great Impressionists- Join us as Professor Mahler lectures about the great Impressionists of days past. Sign up please. 

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

 

 

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, Oct. 15th  10 am - Noon

Tuesday, Nov 19  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.

 

 October In-House Tournaments Are: 8, 10, 15, 22  10 am - 3:30 pm

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

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!

  

TIME TO PARTY!!!!

WELCOME

CARYL GREENBERG!

Newly Appointed Director Of The South Brunswick Senior Center
Thursday, October 10th 12:15pm
Join us in celebrating our new director!
Sign Up By October 3rd

McCarter Theatre Seniors Onstage– FREE
Thurs., October 17th 12:15pm “In or Out- Exclusion, Inclusion, and being out of your comfort zone.” This ensemble—all over 55—perform in all over generating delight, insight, and affirmation about senior memories and experience. The performers totally engage their audiences. Sign up by October 10th.

Word Play – Jeopardy- Monday, October 21st 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!

Culture Fest FRIENDaversary Bash! 

Bridging The Gap- Thursday, Oct. 24th
Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the
Senior Center’s FRIENDS Organization.
What better way to celebrate an anniversary than with a
multicultural celebration showcasing all of what our community is
about. *If you are interested in participating and representing your culture through music, poetry, dance or food please see T.K.
10:30 – 11:30 Cultural Demonstrations
12:15- Foods of the World. Sign Up By October 17th

Halloween Bash
Thursday, October 31st

11:15- Halloween Themed Lunch

12:15- Musical Entertainment by Karickter!
(Sponsored by FRIENDS)

Costume Contest!

Prize for 1st , 2nd and 3rd place winners.

Friends -50/50 Sign up by October 23rd

 

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. 

United Healthcare Presents on Medicare Benefits- 
Mon., November 4th 12:15pm Join United Healthcare representative Sorangie Perez as she discusses the many benefits 
of Medicare.
 
 
Veterans Day Luncheon and Patriotic Party
Friday, November 8th 11:15 – 1:15
Join us in celebrating our South Brunswick Veterans!
Lunch is on the house to the first 25 Veterans to sign up. (Further details in the office.)
11:30- Veterans Luncheon
12:00- Veteran Acknowledgements
12:15- Patriotic Party with musical entertainment by Stiletto & Sax
*Please sign up in office if you are eating lunchwith us so we can 
  plan accordingly.
 
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.
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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.


 

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.

Device Doctor- Thursdays, 10:45am – 12:00pm

Join Randy & Barbara from the library, learn some new tricks in Friending Your Phone.
October 3rd & 17th- Calendar, Google Maps & Waze October 10th & 24th - Skype, Snapchat & Google Photos

 

It’s November!!!
Taxes are due by
Friday, November 1st !!

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Daylight Savings Time- Turn Your Clocks Back one hour on Sunday, Nov. 3rd
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Afternoon Programs starting
in December. Stay informed… READ our newsletter, check whiteboards for special events
& class signups, sign up/read email blasts.

MOVIE TIME

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Rocketman- Tuesday, October 22nd 12:30pm
His music inspires you, his life will surprise you,” Rocketman is a one-of-a-kind musical celebration set to Elton John’s most beloved songs. Discover how a shy, small-town boy becomes one of the most iconic figures in rock & roll. R | 2019 | 2h 1m

The Art Of Racing In The Rain- Thurs., Nov. 7th 12:30pm
A dog named Enzo wants to be reincarnated into a human. The dog reflects on his life and relationship with a Formula One race car driver who understands that the techniques needed on the racetrack can also be used to successfully navigate everyday life. PG | 2019 | 1h 49m

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

 

Vision Screening- Thurs., October 17th 10:00am-1:00pm Princeton HealthCare System & New Jersey Commission for the Blind: offer free vision screenings to uninsured or underinsured adults & kids. Register with PHC at (609)497-2230 or visit their
desk in wellness center. By Appointment Only.

 
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.