Falls Avenue Senior Center – Aug. 6 to 13, 2014

Falls Avenue Senior Center events for area adults 55 and older follow. Most require reservations, which can be made by calling 860-945-5250. Please speak with a staff member when calling as the senior center does not accept voice-mail reservations. The center is at 311 Falls Ave. in Oakville, Conn.

Strength, sculpt and tone

The center’s free, 30-minute strength, sculpt and tone exercise class meets every Wednesday and Friday at 1 p.m. While sculpting and improving strength and balance, participants work muscles to tone them and get some cardiovascular training at the same time. Kimberly Johnston of Fitness at the Edge in Middlebury teaches this class. Reservations are not required. The class is funded by a grant from the East Hill Woods Fund at the Connecticut Community Foundation.

Foxwoods trip

The senior bus will head to Foxwoods Casino Monday, Aug. 11, at 8 a.m. Individuals being picked up at their residences should expect the bus around 8:15 a.m. The cost of $10 covers transportation only. Once at the casino, participants are responsible for their own expenses, including lunch or snacks.
The bus will leave the casino for the return trip to Watertown promptly at 2 p.m. and will not stop for dinner. Reservations are required by Aug. 8. Please make your reservation in person because payment is due when you make the reservation. Limit 20.

Cheerleader demonstration

The Watertown High cheer squad will demonstrate some of their cheers and teach a few as well Monday, Aug. 11, at 9:30 a.m. WHS alumni and all other enthusiastic adults are invited to view the squad’s skills and have some fun. Reservations are required by Aug. 8.

Cooking class

Chef and wedding planner Corky Plourde will conduct her monthly cooking class Thursday, Aug. 14, at 9:30 a.m. Reservations are required by Aug. 11.

Ask the nurse

Thursday, Aug. 14 from 11 to 11:30 a.m., this program sponsored by Beacon Brook Health Center will provide a registered nurse to meet individually with you and answer your medical and prescription questions. No reservations are required.


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