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Senior Highlights March/April 2004
Release Date: March 01, 2004

DAILY ACTIVITIES
MULTIPURPOSE CENTER


MONDAY
9:30 to 10:30 Fitness 1 Class, w/Paige Brodsky
10:30 to 11:30 Fitness 2 Class, w/P. Brodsky
12:30 to 3:30 Party Bridge & Open Activities
1:00 to 3:00 Acrylic Painting, w/E. Leonard

 

TUESDAY
9:30 to 10:30 Fitness, w/B. Zinman
10:30 to 12:30 Photography w/Bea Gezirjian, traditional and digital
10:00 to 12:00 Canasta Class, Instruction & Supervised Play, w/Dotti Brust and Roz Holtz
10:00  Scrabble, Chess, Checkers
1:00 to 3:00 Intermediate Bridge, w/Treva Silverman
3:00 to 5:00 Supervised Play, w/Treva Silverman

WEDNESDAY
9:30 to 10:30 Fitness 3 Class, w/Emily Crispens
10:30 to 11:30 Fitness 4 Class, w/Emily Crispens
11:30 to 12:30 Line Dancing, w/E. Crispens
12:30 Duplicate Bridge, 3rd Wed. of the month
1:00 to 3:00 Open Activities
1:00 to 3:00 Chess & Backgammon, w/Bob Wetter, instruction


THURSDAY
9:30 to 10:30 Yoga, w/Paige Brodsky
10:00 to 12:00 Adv/Intermediate Bridge Class, w/Bob Klein.
10:30  Scrabble
11:00 to 12:00 Fitness 7, w/B. Zinman 12:30 to 3:30 Bingo
1:00 to 4:00 Private Consultations, w/Joe Murphy, MSW
1:00 to 3:00 Portrait Painting, w/Michael Schoen

FRIDAY
9:30 to 10:30 Fitness 5 (Walking), w/Paige Brodsky.
10:30 to 11:00 Weight Training, w/Paige Brodsky
11:00 to 12:00 Tai Chi, w/Chang-Xi Zhu
11:00 Classic Movies
1:00 to 3:30 Knitting Class, w/Janet Goodman


EVENTS

New! Chess & Backgammon Instruction
March 3rd,Wednesdays 1:00pm
Bob Wetter will conduct Chess & Backgammon lesson including game play.

Matinee Club Meeting
March 4th, Thursday 11:30am (members only)

Classic Movie Friday
March 5th, Friday 11:00am
“The Treasure of the Sierra Madre”

Helen Hayes Hospital Prevention Exam Program
March 8th, Monday 1:00pm
Pre Seminar “What is Osteoporosis” Sign up at the Multipurpose Center.

Visiting Nurse
March 11th, Thursday 12:30 - 1:30pm
A registered nurse will be available to take your blood pressure and answer questions.

Classic Movie Friday
March 12th, Friday 11:00am
“The Maltese Falcon”

New! Tai Chi Class
March 12th Fridays 11:00pm

St. Patricks Day Party
March 16th, Tuesday 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Lunch, Music & Fun. Sign up at the Multipurpose Center.

Duplicate Bridge
March 17th, Wednesday 12:30pm

Senior  Advisory Committee
March 18th, Thursday 1:30pm
Voice your “gripes” & ideas for our center. All are welcome. Dessert will be served.

Classic Movie Friday
March 19th, Friday 11:00am
“Lost in Translation”

Smoozin with Susan
March 24th , Wed  1:00pm
Susan Telser-Schwartz will present “What I’m Saying, A World of Gestures Instead of Words”. Sign up at the Multipurpose Center.

Classic Movie Friday
March 26th, Friday 11:00am
“Now Voyager”

Book Discussion & Nutrition Lecture
March 30th, Tuesday 10:30am
“Year of Wonders” by Geraldine Brooks – Valerie Griffith, Greenburgh Librarian will be the discussion leader. Books can be reserved and picked up at the Multipurpose Center.
12:00  “Healthy” Sandwich Lunch
12:30   Eat Smart – Stay Healthy, including vitamin information w/ Ann Darcy, certified nutritionist.
1:30 Ann will be available for private consultations. Sign up at the Multipurpose Center.

Spring Arts & Crafts Workshop
April 1st, Thursday 1:00pm-3:00pm
Enjoy a creative workshop with Eleanor Stecker-Orel. No Fee.

Classic Movie Friday
April 2nd, Friday 11:00am
“Dark Victory”

Bone Scan Van
April 8, Thursday 10:00am
Van from Helen Hayes Hospital will be here to administer Bone Density Test. Sign up at the Multipurpose Center,

Good Friday
April 9th Friday
Multipurpose Center Closes at Noon

Irene Shapiro
April 12th Monday 1:00pm
Irene will discuss & sign her newly published Book “Revisiting the Shadows” Refreshments will be served. Sign up at the Multipurpose Center.

Post Holiday Party
April 14th, Wednesday 1:00pm
Entertainment, Lunch & Good Cheer will be provided in celebration of Passover & Easter.

Senior  Advisory Committee
April 15th , Thursday 1:30pm
Voice your “gripes” & ideas for our center. All are welcome. Dessert will be served.

AARP Safe Driving Class
April 16th & 23rd 9:00am-1:00pm
Fifty-Five Alive Class – must attend both classes to receive insurance credit. Prior registration required. Send or bring in $10.00 check (made out to AARP) to the Multipurpose Center to reserve a spot in the class.

Improvisation Class
April 21st, Wed 1:00pm
Back by popular demand – Andy Weiner will conduct a fun class in trust building, exercises & games. Learn how to reduce stress, sharpen your communication skills thru improvisation. Sign up at the Multipurpose Center.

Duplicate Bridge
April 21st, Wednesday 12:30pm

Classic Movie Friday
April 23rd, Friday 11:00am
“Intolerable Cruelty”

AARP Safe Driving Class
April 16th & 23rd Friday
 9:00am-1:00pm
Fifty-Five Alive Class – must attend both classes to receive insurance credit. Prior registration required. Send or bring in $10.00 check (made out to AARP) to the Multipurpose Center to reserve a spot in the class.

Salute to Seniors
April 27th, Tuesday 10:00am-3:00pm
Health Fair & Business Exposition. $3.00 contribution. Sign up at the Multipurpose Center.

Classic Movie Friday
April 30th Friday 11:00am
“Gone With The Wind”

ENJOY YOUR CENTER
Bring a book and enjoy a reading respite by the fire in the lounge.
Hot Chocolate will be served. Come any time any day Monday thru Friday 9:00am-5:00pm


UPCOMING EVENTS
 
May 19th  -   Joint Program with Ted Young Community Center. See May-June issue of Highlights for Details

Note: Three new classes are added. Come join and enjoy. Just fill out form on last page of newsletter. Two of the three classes are free-No charge. 

Chess & Backgammon – Wed 1:00-3:00  - No Fee
Tai-Chi – Friday 11:00 – 12:00  - No Fee
Portrait Painting – Thursday 1:00 - 3:00  - $10:00 for residents $40.00 for non-residents

TRIPS

Hudson River Museum
March 3rd, Wednesday 12:00-3:00
Meet Janine Gordon, sculptor, who sculpted a giant sturgeon. View the documentary “Sturgeon –Ancient Survivors of the Deep” Enjoy samples of smoked sturgeon. We will eat lunch at the museum. Pay for lunch and program fee ($1.50) day of the trip. Deadline March 1st.


Hudson River Museum
March 17th , Wednesday 12:00-3:00
St. Patrick’s Day in Yonkers History and in song. Tom Flynn gives a glimpse of how St. Patrick’s Say has been celebrated in Yonkers. Vocalist Kim Brendan performs Irish songs popular through decades. We will eat lunch at the museum. Program Fee $1.50Pay day of trip. Deadline March 10th .

Play at White Plains Performing Arts  Center
March  31st, Wednesday 1:00pm-3:00pm
See a musical comedy show “Fashion” at a very special price. Fee $20.00  Deadline: March 10th

Atlantic City
March 22nd Monday
We will visit Showboat Casino Fee: $20.00 Deadline March 15th.

 Bronx Botanical Garden
April 15th Thursday 10:00am – 3:30
Enjoy the spring Tulips & Daffodils at their height of bloom. Then visit Arthur Ave & lunch at a local restaurant. Pay for everything day of trip.

Play at Helen Hayes Theatre
April 27th Tuesday 11:30-5:00
“Stoop on Delancey Place” A delightful musical that enjoyed a long off Broadway run. Fee: $45.00, Deadline: March 30th 

Gracie Mansion & The Frick Museum
April 28th, Wednesday
See the newly renovated upstairs at the Mansion; lunch at “The Mark”, a beautiful midtown Hotel dining room and then on to The Frick Museum. Fee: $45.00 Deadline March 16th.

Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge
May 12th, Wednesday 8:30 – 6:00pm
Visit the museum & lunch at the Historic Red Lion Inn in Stockbridge. Fee $50.00 Deadline April 21st

Trip  to Brooklyn Museum
May 27th, Thursday 9:00am-4:30pm
We will see the recently completed “front stairs” to the Main entrance of the museum. A Docent will conduct a tour of the permanent Egyptian exhibit. Time will be allotted to visit other museum galleries; Lunch at the museum. If time permits we will visit a new nearby trendy neighborhood. Fee includes transportation, entrance fee, and docent.
 Fee: $25.00 Deadline: April 22nd.


Modigliani Show at the Jewish Museum
June 22nd, Tuesday 9:45-3:30
Enjoy Almedeo Modigliano’s full scale retrospective & visit the museums new media center. We will eat lunch at the museum. Fee: 15:00 Deadline April 22nd.

 

NOTICE

All Greenburgh Residents must have a UniCard to register for January classes.
UniCards are $5.00 for seniors and $15.00 for non-resident seniors and can be purchased in the Registration Building. Residents should purchase their UniCard prior to Dec 8th to assure their class preferences. Non - residents can register for classes after December 8th.


New Policy:  The Staff will not call participants for upcoming trips to confirm departure and arrival times. We will call if there is a change in scheduled departure and arrival times. (Scheduled in newsletter and on confirmation acceptance post card)

For Refunds: Please fill out a refund form, which are available at the reception desk.

SERVICES

Social Services Available
Every Thursday 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Joe Murphy, MSW, social worker from the Westchester Clearing House, will be available to help with your social concerns–housing-medical-health-psychological-anything of interest to you. He will be at the Multipurpose Center every Friday.

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