Middletown’s Senior Center welcomes Middletown residents 60 and older to become members. A variety of special events, shopping excursions, bus trips and weekly activities are offered monthly. Transportation is available to registered members by reservation. The Center is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Events are held in the East Wing unless otherwise noted. Call 732-615-2265 for more information.
Friday, June 1, 10 am to 1:00 pm
Open House & Tours
The Senior Center welcomes all independent township residents 60 and older to become a member. Tour the center; meet the staff; learn about our programs and have some light refreshments.
Tuesday, June 5, 1:00 pm
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Ballroom & Latin Dance Demonstration
John & Pat Callahan will show off some of their favorite dance steps.
Thursday, June 7, 10:45 am
Salute to Summer
Come listen to sweet sounds of kindergartners from Leonardo Grade School performing summer songs.
Monday, June 11, 11:30 am
Eat pizza and watch a new release. Lunch is 11:30 am and costs $3. Movie begins at noon and is free.
Tuesday, June 12, 1:00 pm
Sheriff’s Gold Star Program
This program, available to all Monmouth County residents, enables police to quickly help car accident victims. A gold star emblem will be placed on the left inside back window of your vehicle to alert police that the driver’s medical and family contact information is in the glove compartment.
Thursday, June 14, 1:00 pm
Crest Physical Therapy will provide information a balance assessment. Pre-register.
Friday June 15
Hunterdon Hills Playhouse
Watch “A Bench in the Sun.” Trip costs $70 per person. Price includes show, lunch, transportation, taxes and tips.
Tuesday, June 19, 1:00 pm
What’s New in Health Care?
Join Maria Penna from Chapel Hill Rehabilitation & Care center for a round table discussion on new developments in health care.
Wednesday, June 20, 10:00 am
Knitting & Sewing Group
Projects benefit charity. Please bring your own supplies. See Kourtney to join.
Thursday, June 21, 1:00 pm
June Birthday Party
Join us in wishing June babies a “Happy Birthday”. Celebration includes light refreshments and entertainment by Bobby Breshner.
Monday, June 25, 11:30 am
Grandparents & Grandkids
Watching the kids during the day? Come enjoy story time and a craft with your friends and grandchildren. Pre-register by June 20.
Tuesday, June 26, 1:00 pm
Varicose Veins: 5 Important Things to Know
Join Vascular Surgeon Owano Pennycooke, M.D. for a discussion on varicose veins and treatment options. Leg screenings will be available. Wear shorts or loose pants.
Tuesday, June 28, 10:00 am
See Kourtney for book details. Meet in the Computer Room.
Thursday, June 28, 1:00 pm
Jemia will be preparing a delicious chicken and chick pea dish with couscous. Pre-register by June 21.
Friday, July 13, 11:30 am to 2:30 pm
Enjoy three hours of fun with DJ, entertainment by Tara Feeley and a $5.00 indoor picnic lunch. Lunch includes 2 hot dogs, baked beans, macaroni salad, soda, and dessert. Door prizes offered. Entertainment sponsored by Investor Savings Bank. Tickets on sale June 7th.
The Senior Center is seeking members interested in displaying their favorite collectibles in the display case. See Kourtney for details.
Upcoming trips include lunch at the Cracker Barrel in Hamilton, NJ on June 13; Ellis Island on June 20; Atlantic City on June 29, July 20 and August 10; and a River Belle Cruise with lunch at the Shrimp Box on July 27. Check with the Transportation Coordinator for costs and start dates for ticket sales.
Farmer’s Market Vouchers
The 2012 Farmers’ Market Program for income-eligible senior will start in July. Call Teri at 732-615-2265 from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm for more information.
Nutrition Center Specials
The Nutrition Center is operated by Interfaith Neighbors and located at the Senior Center. Lunch is served Monday through Friday at 11:30 am Specials this month include a Scrambled Eggs & Pepper Wrap on June 11; Reuben Sandwiches on June 19; Kielbasa and Sauerkraut on June 21; and Chicken Stir Fry on June 26. Please order specials 7 days in advance. Specials cost $3. Daily lunch is $2.50 and can be ordered 24 hours in advance.