Orange Senior Center Calendar of Events

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Feb 262018

the Orange Senior Center:

Living Treasure Nominations Being Accepted

Nominations are being accepted through March 2, 2018 for the 2018 Living Treasure Awards. The three individuals chosen will be honored at the Living Treasure Award ceremony on May 4, 2018 at Race Brook Country Club in Orange. Forms can be found in the Senior Center office. 

Wellness with Shop Rite

Shop Rite of Orange’s Registered Dietitian, Courtney Huggins, RD will lead a discussion with a tasty dish that she will make right before your eyes. Her recipes are a real crowd pleaser! Join us on Monday, March 5, from 12:00-1:00 pm.

St Patrick’s Day Cabaret

Join us on Monday, March 12, for a St Patrick’s themed Cabaret from 1:30—3:00 pm. Jeanette Wheeler will perform Irish music. Coffee and dessert will be served. Call (203) 891-4784 so we will know how much dessert to get!

Movie of the Month

Join us for our Movie of the Month on Friday, March 16 “Wonder”, 1:00 pm, with Julia Roberts & Owen Wilson. A New York Times bestseller, the heartwarming story of a boy with facial differences who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream school for the first time. Popcorn & soda to be served. Call for a seat (203) 891-4784.

Bucket List Trip Presentation

Join us on March 19 at 3:30 pm when Tracy O’Neil from Collette gives a slide show presentation on Iceland’s Magical Northern Lights. A once in a lifetime trip 7 days, 10 meals, highlights include: Reykjavik, Northern Lights Cruise, Golden Circle, Geyser, the famous Blue Lagoon and much more! The trip departs Oct 30, 2018. But hurry now before it sells out!

Monday with Maplewood

Join us on March 19 when Chef Leif returns with his culinary delights for you to sample. Call (203) 891-4788. Your taste buds are sure to be pleased! We are very fortunate to have an Assisted Living in Town so check them out.

Suzanne’s Rock Painting Party

Join us on March 23 at 1:00 pm for coffee & cookies as we paint rocks to replenish our Kindness Rock Garden. Let us know that you are coming at (203) 891-4784 and we’ll supply the paint!

Volunteer Recognition Party

Allow us to celebrate all our volunteers on April 16, 12:30-2pm with a Volunteer Recognition Party. All volunteers are invited for a special party for us to say thank you for all you do. Dessert and thank you from 12:30-1:00, Vicky Rose will entertain from 1:00-2. To RSVP call (203) 891-4784.

AARP Taxes

AARP will be offering their tax preparation services again on Wednesdays, from Feb 8 to April 12. You must bring with you, last year’s tax returns, Social Security card for everyone on the return and a photo ID. Call (203) 891-4784 to schedule an appointment.

Hot Lunch

The Orange Senior Center offers a lunch Monday through Friday, 11:30 am – 12:00 pm. A $3.00 donation is suggested for persons 60 years and over. To register call (203) 891-4765 before 1 pm, the day before.

Movie Club

Join us on a celluloid adventure! Our group will discuss a current movie playing locally. We will then meet to critique the film as we discuss the script, acting, cinematography and directing. Meetings are held on the second Friday of the month at 3 pm in the town conference room at the HPCC

Orange Swimming Pool

We received word that renovations on the town pool will begin in late August. During that time the pool will be closed. More information to come.


MOHEGAN SUN 2018 AAC WOMEN’S BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT SEMI-FINAL GAME– Monday, March 5, 2018 no minimum trip. Cost $95pp, includes transportation, AAC Semi-Final Game Ticket, Food Voucher and Casino Bonus. Full payment is due at the time of registration.

SLEIGH RIDE AT ADAMS FARM, VT No minimum trip March 7, 2018. Every sleigh is pulled by a team of Belgian Draft Horses through maple groves and pines, into a an open meadow where the views are wonderful. Cost $117pp, includes transportation, luncheon, sleigh ride and driver’s gratuity. Full payment is due at the time of registration.

ST PATRICK’S DAY at the Aqua Turf – no minimum trip March 20, 2018. Enjoy live Irish entertainment by Padraig Allen and the Maclean Avenue Band. Enjoy an Irish lunch including corned beef & cabbage, baked scrod, and all the fixings, topped off with carrot cake. Also a complimentary glass of wine or beer. Cost: $79pp. Includes transportation, lunch, show, & driver gratuities. Full payment is due at the time of registration.

PACIFIC NORTHWEST & CALIFORNIA, April 23-30, 2018. 8 days, 10 meals. Highlights: Seattle, Mount St. Helens Visitor Center, Portland, Columbia River Gorge,    Portland Spirit Cruise, Redwood National Park, San Francisco, and more. Cost: $2,999pp double, with early booking discount before Oct. 23, 2017. Deposit & insurance due at registration

ICELAND’S MAGICAL NORTHERN LIGHTS, October 30-November. 5, 2018. 7 days, 10 meals. Highlights: Reykjavik, Northern Lights Cruise, Golden Circle, Geysir, Blue Lagoon, and much more. Cost: $3,299pp double. Deposit & insurance due at            registration

Orange Senior Center Plans Special Columbus Day Show

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Sep 202016

ashly cruzThe Orange Senior Center will host a special Italian themed Friday Cabaret to celebrate Columbus Day on Friday, Oct. 7 from 1:30 – 3 p.m.

The talented Ashly Cruz will entertain.

A minimum of 30 guests are required to present this show.

Tickets are only $5 for entertainment, coffee and dessert, and must be purchased in advance at the Senior Center Office at the High Plains Community Center.

Ashly always puts on a fantastic show!




Lions Host Valentine’s Pizza Party March 9

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Mar 082015

Screen Shot 2015-02-05 at 2.17.54 PMThe Orange Lions’ Club will host its annual Valentine’s Pizza Party at the Orange Senior Center Monday, March 9, 1:30 to 3 p.m. (Was originally scheduled for Feb. 9)

Call the Senior Center office at 203-891-4784 to reserve your seat.


Original Published on Feb. 8, 2015 at 8:37 p.m. 

Second Publishing on March 3, 2015 at 5:20 p.m.



Orange Senior Center: Friday At The Movies

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Jan 172014

"Flight" is Friday's Movie

“Flight” is Friday’s Movie

The Orange Senior Center at the High Plains Community Center hosts Friday at the Movies, Jan. 17 at 1 p.m.

The featured film is “Flight” starring Denzel Washington.

An airline pilot saves almost all his passengers on his malfunctioning airliner which eventually crashed, but an investigation into the accident reveals something troubling.

Popcorn & soda will be served.

Call the center at 203-891-4784 to let them know you are coming.

Originally Published on: Jan 16, 2014 @ 0:52