RiverMills Center 5 West Main St., 413-534-3698; (fax) 413-557-6989
Senior Center closed: Jan. 21 for Martin Luther King Day
Birthday Party: Last Friday of each month, 1:15 p.m. Jan. 25 Singer Nicki D. Party is free for people in birthday month. Cost for all others is $2. Cake, ice cream and punch will be served. Everyone is invited, no matter their birth month. Tickets are sold day of the party. If you need a ride, contact RiverMills Transportation at 413-536-5733 or stop in at the RiverMills Center.
“Valentine’s Dessert” with Wilimansett Centers”: Feb. 6, 10 a.m. Cooking demonstration and tasting. Class is freeandt you must register as space is limited. Stop in or call RiverMills Center.
Financial Elder Abuse: Feb. 7 11:30 a.m. presented by Polish National Credit Union. They will host a luncheon to replace the daily lunch usually served by WestMass Elder Care. Cost is $2.25. Tickets ae on sale at the senior center.
Valentine’s Party: Feb. 11, 1 p.m. Luis the Dancing Machine will be deejaying. Dancing is encouraged. Bring a friend and have fun.
Tasty Tea Time: Feb. 14, 1:30 p.m. Cost $4 Being a friend and sip some ea and savor some goodies. Dress in red to add to the fun. RSVP by Feb. 11 by stopping by or calling RiverMills or calling.
Movies: Free movie and popcorn at 12:30 p.m. Feb. 19: “Creed”
Van Service – Tuesdays and Thursdays: Big Y and Stop & Shop, Price Rite, Job Lot, Walmart and Chicopee Plaza. Cost is a $2 donation. Call 413-536-5733 for reservations.
Also provides rides for medical, dental, legal, hairdresser, banking and pharmacy visits; Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. to Chicopee’s older adults.
Manicures: Every other Tuesday with Irene O’Brien starting at 8:30 a.m. Manicures start at $12. Register for an appointment.
Facials: Starting in February, first and second Wednesdays of the month, starting at 8:30 a.m. Cost starts at $30. Registration required by calling or stopping in at RiverMills Center.
Chair Massage: Thursdays by Michelle Zemba of Abundant Wellness. Cost is $15 per 15 minue session. Registration required by calling or stopping in at RiverMills Center.
Wednesday: Fitness Center; 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Fit for Life, 8:30 a.m.; Sudoku and puzzles, 10 a.m.; gentle exercise, 10 a.m.; meals, 11:30 a.m.; cribbage, 1 p.m.; SHINE, 1 – 3 p.m.; int./adv. tap, 1 p.m.; Chair Yoga, 2 p.m.; tai chi, 3 p.m.
Thursday: Fitness Center, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Low impact country aerobics, 8:40 a.m.; walking, 9 a.m.; cribbage, 9 a.m.; beading, 10 a.m. – noon; gentle balance, 10 a.m.; meals, 11:30 a.m.; mah jongg, 1 – 3:30 p.m.; bridge, 1 – 3:30 p.m.; Yoga, 3 p.m.
Friday: Fitness Center, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Fit for Life, 8:30 a.m.; knitting, 9:30 a.m.; gentle exercise, 10 a.m.; meals, 11:30 a.m.; bingo, 1 – 3 p.m.
Monday: Fitness Center, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Fit for Life, 8:30 a.m.; library services, 9 – 11:30 a.m.; gentle exercise, 10 a.m.; Mexican Train dominoes, 10 a.m.; Scrabble, 10 a.m.; meals, 11:30 a.m.; intermediate/advance tap, 1 p.m.; pitch card game, 1 p.m.; Gamers Club, 1 p.m.; tap beginner, 2 p.m.
Tuesday: Fitness Center, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Low impact country aerobics, 8:40 a.m.; walking, 9 a.m.; cribbage, 9 – 11 a.m.; gentle balance, 10 a.m.; Yoga, 11 a.m.; meals, 11:30 a.m.; bridge, 1 – 4 p.m.; drawing and painting 1 p.m.; Zumbasize class, 3 p.m.
TRAVEL CLUB: A $5 deposit is required to hold a place on a trip. For more information call the Travel Desk at the senior center, Ext. 113, Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri., 12 – 3 p.m.
Day Trips: March 12, 2019: Irish Show @ Aqua Turf. Depart at 10:15 a.m.
Overnight Trips: Feb. 19 -21, 2019: Atlantic City Getaway. Depart at 7 a.m.
Sept. 22 – 29, 20019: Bermuda Cruise
GRANBY Senior Center 10 West State St., 413-467-3239.
Lunch: Daily at noon. Reservations must be made by noon the day before. Suggested donation is $2.25. Anyone over 60 is eligible. Transportation is available.
InTown Transportation: Available Monday-Friday for Granby residents; lunch, medical, activities and shopping. We travel to Springfield, Holyoke, Chicopee and stops in-between. Call the senior center for reservations.
Wednesday, Jan. 16: Tai Chi, 10 a.m.; lunch – broccoli and cheese quiche, noon; Fun Cards, 1 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 17: Healthy bones and balance, 10 a.m.; WMAS Eldercare snow date, 11 a.m.; Coffee with a Cop, 11:15 a.m.; blood pressure clinic, 11:30 a.m.; lunch – cheeseburger pie, noon; Travel Log – “Going to Germany”, 12:30 p.m.
Friday, Jan. 18: Easy Country Fitness, 10 a.m.; lunch – haddock parmesan; ballroom dancing, 1 p.m.
Monday, Jan. 21: Martin Luther King Day Observed – senior center closed all day.
Tuesday, Jan. 22: SHINE by appointment, 9 a.m.; Easy Country Fitness, 10 a.m.; lunch – hamburger, noon; quilting/needlework, 12:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Jan. 23: COA board meeting at safety complex, 9 a.m.; Tai Chi, 10 a.m.; lunch – chicken in country gravy, noon; Fun Cards, 1 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 24: Foot care by appointment, 9 a.m.; Healthy bones and balance exercise, 10 a.m.; lunch – Yankee pot roast with gravy, noon; MASS EDP specialized phones for people with disabilities, 1 p.m.
Friday, Jan. 25: Stamp collectors, 9:30 a.m.; lunch – mac and cheese, noon; ballroom dancing, 1 p.m.
Monday, Jan. 28: Healthy bones and balance exercise, 10 a.m.; lunch – Salisbury steak with gravy, noon; Michigan Rummy, 1 p.m.; Adult coloring, 1 p.m.
Tuesday, Jan. 29: SHINE by appointment, 9 a.m.; newsletter assembly, 9 a.m.; lunch – Italian sausage bites with onions and peppers, noon; quilting/needlework, 12:30 p.m.
HOLYOKE Senior Center 291 Pine St., 413-322-5625. Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Lunch is served from 11:30 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday. The charge is $2.25 ($3.00 to go). Please reserve your meal at least one week in advance. For more information or to make a reservation, call the senior center.
Watercolor Painting Class: Beginning Jan. 7, 1:30 p.m. taught by Nancy Howard. First class (free) will be informational – what to expect, what supplies are needed. Following classes will use an activity ticket. Sign up at the front desk.
Wednesday: Arthritis exercise at 8:30 and 10 a.m.; Needles & Hooks Club, 9-11 a.m.; chair massage, 11:20 a.m.; blood pressure clinic, 11:30 – 1 p.m.; painting, noon; Pitch, 12:30 p.m.; Golden Senior Club, 1 p.m.; Course in Miracles, 4 p.m.; Fun and Fit, 5:30 p.m.
Thursday: Osteo class, 8:30 a.m. and 9:45 a.m.; painting, 9:30 a.m.; QiGong/Tai, 10 a.m.; tai chi, 11 a.m.; model train group, noon; pitch, 12:30 p.m.; Writing Your Life Story, 12:30 p.m.; reunion social, 1 p.m.; line dancing, 1 p.m.
Friday: Ceramics club, 9 – 11:30 a.m.; Fun and Fit, 9 a.m.; chair yoga, 10 a.m.; Scrabble club, 12:30 p.m; bingo (no cards sold after 1 p.m.), 1:15 p.m.
Monday: Arthritis Exercise, 8:30 and 10 a.m.; Fun and Fit, 9:30 a.m.; Band rehearsal, 11:24 a.m. – 3 p.m.; Chair Volleyball, 1 p.m.; Fun with Writing, 1:30 p.m.
Tuesday: Osteo exercise, 8:30 and 9:45 a.m.; painting, 9:30 a.m.; movie, 12:15 p.m.; instructional mah jongg, 1 p.m.; Zumba, 1 p.m.; chair yoga, 2 p.m.; mat yoga, 3 p.m.
Golden Senior Trip Club Trips: Trips are open to all; club membership not required.
SOUTH HADLEY Senior Center 45 Dayton St., 413-538-5042. Hours: weekdays, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Lunch: Lunch is served 11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Reservations must be made by 1 p.m. the previous day. Cancel your meal by 9 a.m. each day.
Holiday: Jan. 21 – Senior center is closed for Martin Luther King Day
Movies: Every Tuesday at 12:45 p.m. Jan. 22: “All The Way” Jan. 29: “The Help”
Wednesday: Healthy Bones and balance, 10:30 a.m.; Learn to play Mah Jongg, 11:30 a.m.; Lunch, 11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.; Mah Jongg, 1 p.m.; Pitch, 1 p.m.; Choralites, 1 p.m.
Thursday: Water color class, 9:30 a.m.; Beginning exercise, 10 a.m.; Travel Club, 10 – 11:30 a.m.; Alzheimer’s support group, 10 a.m.; Lunch – 11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.; blood pressure, 12:30 – 2 p.m.; Chair Yoga, 1 p.m.; Chip Poker, 1 p.m.; Golden Agers, 1 p.m.; Quilting, 1 p.m.; Scrabble, 1 p.m.
Friday: Center will open at 10 a.m. Coffee and Conversation, 10 a.m.; Healthy Bones & Balance, 10:30 a.m.; Bereavement support group, 11 a.m.; lunch, 11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.; Bridge, 1 p.m.; Canasta, 1 p.m.; Cribbage, 1 p.m.; Knitting, 1 p.m.
Monday: Tai Chi, 10 a.m.; Music Appreciation, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.; Pinochle and Canasta, 1 p.m.; Mah Jongg, 1 p.m.; Color Me Calm, 1 p.m.
Tuesday: Big Y grocery shopping, 9 a.m.; Beginning watercolor class; a.m.; SHINE by appointment, 9:45 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.; Low vision group, 10 a.m.; Brown bag , 10 a.m.; Beginning exercise, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.; Bingo, 1 p.m.; Needlecraft, 1 p.m.
Travel Club Trips: Hours are Wed, noon – 1:30p.m. and Thurs, 10 – 11 a.m.
Feb. 27, 2019: Mohegan Sun Casino, Cost $30. Call Huguette Supinski at 413-530-6162. Full payment required at time of reservation.
Mar. 26, 2019: Twin River Casino, Lincoln, RI. Cost $28. Call Huguette Supinski at 413-530-6162. Full payment required at time of reservation.
Mail items to The Republican, P.O. Box 1329, Springfield, MA 01102-1329, fax to 413-788-1301 or email to [email protected] Items should be received two weeks before publication.
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