The Orange Senior Center released this calendar of upcoming events for seniors (and free concerts for the entire community).
Join us for 3 outdoor all ages shows in the Gazebo, for the Thursday night concerts from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Come early for the Farmers’ Market!
June 29, The Vybrations
July 13, 60’s Satisfaction
August 10, Fools on the Hill—Beatles Tribute Band
This year’s Summer Picnic in the Pavilion will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 15 from 5 to 8 pm. The Elderly Brothers will perform. Tickets go on sale on June 1, only $15. Thank you to the Orange Lions for cooking & serving over the years.
Ping Pong, Billiards, Bocce, and Chess
Come join us for Ping Pong, Billiards, Bocce, and Chess.
Ping Pong plays Monday at 11:00 and Wednesday at 12:00.
Billiards meets Tuesdays and Thursday at 1:00, & Friday at 10:00.
Bocce meets Wednesdays at 10:00.
Chess plays Thursdays at 1:30.
Ice Cream Social
Join us as we celebrate summer with an ice cream social on Monday, July 17. Kate Stone will entertain us. Call to reserve a seat at (203) 891-4784. Tickets are $5. Limited to 80 people
Kindness Rock Garden
The Orange Arts and Culture Council has partnered with Orange Community Services in creating a Kindness Rock Garden. Join us in painting rocks with inspirational and motivational sayings Fridays at 1:00 p.m. Dedication of the Kindness Rock Garden will be June 21—Summer Solstice. So search for a rock you want to paint and bring your favorite quote and join us in creating some positive energy! Let’s make Orange the “Kindness Town Around!”
The Orange Senior Center offers a lunch Monday through Thursday, 11:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. A $3.00 donation is suggested for persons 60 years and over. To register call (203) 891-4765 before 1 p.m., the day before.
Friday lunches will be provided by various programs for seniors. To register call (203) 891-4765 the week before.
June 2: West River Rehab Center
June 9: Coachman Square
June 16: Maplewood of Orange
June 23: Carriage Green
June 30: Senior Center
Join us on Mondays as the senior center and Assisted Living Services sponsor Cribbage Club Mondays from 1—3 p.m. Mark Halliday of Assisted Living Services will instruct students on how to play cribbage for the first hour. The second hour will be time to play. Call (203) 891-4784 to reserve a seat!
AARP Smart Driving Course
The next AARP Driver’s Training course will be Thursday, June 1. The cost of the “AARP Smart Driving Course” will be $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. Call the center to sign up.
Wellness with Shop Rite
Shop Rite of Orange’s Registered Dietitian, Courtney Huggins, RD will lead a discussion will be on Picnic food with a dish to try on Monday, June 5 from 11:30-12:30 p.m.
Movie of the Month
Friday, June 16 “Founder”, 1:00 p.m. The story of Ray Kroc, a salesman who turned two brothers’ innovative fast food eatery, McDonald’s, into one of the biggest restaurant businesses in the world with a combination of ambition, persistence, and ruthlessness. Popcorn & soda to be served. Call for a seat (203) 891-4784.
Join us the 3rd Monday of the Month—June 19, 2-3 p.m., when Chef Leif of Maplewood of Orange brings his culinary delights for you to sample. Call 203-891-4788 with questions. Your taste buds are sure to be pleased!
The monthly book club will meet on Friday, June 23. The next book will be We are Water by Wally Lamb
iPhone & iPad Classes
Aubry Monahan has agreed to teach iPhone Beginners: May 15 through May 18 from 3-5 p.m.
iPhone & iPad Intermediate: May 22 through May 25 from 3-5 p.m.
TALL SHIPS BOSTON no minimum trip June 19, 2017. Sail the Boston Harbor viewing the Tall Ships Cost: $135pp. Includes transportation, lunch, cruise, & driver gratuities. Full payment due at reservation.
TWIN LOBSTERS AT THE HU KE LAU w/ a Rod Stewart Tribute, July 19, 2017. Choice of twin lobster with butter or prime rib. Enjoy Rick Larimore who has been billed the greatest Rod Stewart Tribute in New England. Cost: $89 pp. Includes transportation, lunch, show & driver gratuities. Full payment due at reservation.
BLOCK ISLAND no minimum trip July 25, 2017. Sail the ferry to Block Island and spend the day enjoying this beautiful island. Cost: $131 pp. Includes transportation, lunch, ferry, & driver gratuities. Full payment due at reservation.
THIMBLE ISLAND CRUISE August 9, 2017. Thimble Island with lunch at the Chowder Pot. You choose between Boston Baked Scrod, Chicken Picatta, or Eggplant Parmesan. Cost: $50 pp if you drive yourself (meet at the Chowder Pot), or $60 pp if you take the Senior Center van. Includes lunch, cruise, & driver gratuities. Full payment due at reservation.
WHO LOVES YOU: The Songs of Frankie Valli, at the Aqua Turf. Share a bus, August 17, 2017. The show consists of 4 handsome Broadway veterans recreating the music and stories of an era. Enjoy family style, with salad, pasta, chicken parmigiana, salmon and more. Cost: $92 pp. Includes transportation, lunch, & driver gratuities. Full payment due at reservation.
THE BOSTON POPS AT TANGLEWOOD: with special guest conductor John Williams. No minimum, Saturday evening, August 19, 2017. Our seats are located in the covered area of “The Shed”. Dinner at either the Cork N’ Hearth of the Red Lion Cost: $147 pp. Includes transportation, Diner, reserved seat & driver gratuities. Full payment due at reservation.