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Friday July 19, 2019
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM    Bridge - Duplicate Bridge 2019 (Fri)
Contract Bridge players meet from noon to 3 p.m. on Mondays; and Duplicate Bridge players meeting from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Fridays. Cost: $1.  
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Charity Stitchers - Charity Stitchers 2019
This knitting and crochet club meets twice a month to create for those who are in need.Last year the club made scarves, hats and mittens for families in our community.
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Setback - Setback 2019
 
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi (Intermediate) - July Aug
Tai Chi is one of the most effective exercise systems for mental and physical well-being. Emphasis is on breathing and the use of gentle, fluid movements.Tai Chi releases tension, deepens relaxation, improves balance, increases bone density and develops muscle tone. Its gentleness is especially suited for  older adults and people who are rehabilitating from an illness or an accident. Please wear comfortable shoes and clothes to this 45-minute class.  We offer both beginner- and intermediate-level classes.Instructor:  Ken Zaborowski
 
11:05 AM - 11:50 AM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi (Beginner) - July Aug
Tai Chi is one of the most effective exercise systems for mental and physical well-being. Emphasis is on breathing and the use of gentle, fluid movements.Tai Chi releases tension, deepens relaxation, improves balance, increases bone density and develops muscle tone. Its gentleness is especially suited for  older adults and people who are rehabilitating from an illness or an accident. Please wear comfortable shoes and clothes to this 45-minute class.  We offer both beginner- and intermediate-level classes.Instructor:  Ken Zaborowski
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Cardio Blast - Cardio Blast (Fri) - July August
The first half of this 60-minute class employs standing aerobic exercises using fun music and simple motions. For the second half, hand weights strengthen and tone the upper body, and standing exercises strengthen and tone the lower body. We are both seated and standing for the second half. A final cool-down stretch leaves you feeling energized and relaxed. Equipment is provided.  Instructors:  Mary Root (Mondays and Fridays) and                                   Marie Burman (Wednesdays)
 
Monday July 22, 2019
9:15 AM - 10:15 AM    Perfect Fit - Perfect Fit (Mon) - July August
This 60-minute class is designed to give you a complete workout by giving you low-impact fun and energizing aerobics. Strength training, balance work and floor exercises are also part of this great exercise class for all ages. Please bring a mat and weights. Instructor:  Susan Rubenstein
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Yoga - Yoga (Mon Morning) - July August
An ancient secret to health and wellness, Yoga is the perfect way to learn how to care for your body from the inside out. These 60-minute sessions are perfect for all levels and ages, and a great balance to your self-care routine. We will work from the ground up combining breathing and relaxation techniques, with postures to lengthen and strengthen your whole body, along with poses focusing on balance. You will leave feeling recharged and refocused. Please bring a mat. We offer morning and evening classes.Instructor:  Susan Rubenstein 
 
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM    Chess Club - Chess Club 2019
Chess Club Everyone is welcome, and no experience is needed. New players, please call the Senior Center. Cost: FREE! 
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Cardio Blast - Cardio Blast (Mon) - July August
The first half of this 60-minute class employs standing aerobic exercises using fun music and simple motions. For the second half, hand weights strengthen and tone the upper body, and standing exercises strengthen and tone the lower body. We are both seated and standing for the second half. A final cool-down stretch leaves you feeling energized and relaxed. Equipment is provided.  Instructors:  Mary Root (Mondays and Fridays) and                                   Marie Burman (Wednesdays)
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Painting Club - Painting Club 2019
Drop in with other enthusiasts in a relaxed environment. Please bring your own materials. Cost: FREE! 
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Bridge - Contract Bridge 2019 (Mon)
Contract Bridge players meet from noon to 3 p.m. on Mondays; and Duplicate Bridge players meeting from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Fridays. Cost: $1.  
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Balanced Bodies Exercise - Balanced Bodies (Mon) - July August
This 60-minute class is designed to increase flexibility, joint stability, balance, coordination and strength. The class teaches and reinforces basic skills to help maintain and improve balance and help prevent falls, with a workout combining both standing and seated exercises. Equipment is provided.  Instructors:  Mary Root (Mondays) and Marie Burman (Wednesdays)
 
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM    SNAP
 
Tuesday July 23, 2019
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Stretch and Tone - Stretch & Tone (Tue) - July August
Get your day started with this vigorous and challenging 45 minute Body Bar class. The class starts with a fun upbeat warm-up, then moves on to standing upper and lower body strengthening exercises. The class then moves onto mat exercise to improve core strength. Participants will need to bring a mat and should be able to get down onto the floor. Body Bars will be provided. Be sure to bring water.Instructor:  Marie Burman
 
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM    Ceramics Class - Ceramics (Tues) - July August
Enjoy being creative at our weekly Ceramics class.All skill levels welcome.Instructor:  Gloria Cerniglia
 
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi (Intermediate) - July Aug
Tai Chi is one of the most effective exercise systems for mental and physical well-being. Emphasis is on breathing and the use of gentle, fluid movements.Tai Chi releases tension, deepens relaxation, improves balance, increases bone density and develops muscle tone. Its gentleness is especially suited for  older adults and people who are rehabilitating from an illness or an accident. Please wear comfortable shoes and clothes to this 45-minute class.  We offer both beginner- and intermediate-level classes.Instructor:  Ken Zaborowski
 
11:05 AM - 11:50 AM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi (Beginner) - July Aug
Tai Chi is one of the most effective exercise systems for mental and physical well-being. Emphasis is on breathing and the use of gentle, fluid movements.Tai Chi releases tension, deepens relaxation, improves balance, increases bone density and develops muscle tone. Its gentleness is especially suited for  older adults and people who are rehabilitating from an illness or an accident. Please wear comfortable shoes and clothes to this 45-minute class.  We offer both beginner- and intermediate-level classes.Instructor:  Ken Zaborowski
 
11:30 AM - 12:45 PM    Lunch CAFE - Lunch Cafe (Tuesday)
Our Lunch Cafe is served each Tuesday, with soup and sandwiches for $2 each. Eat in or take out!There is no need to register ahead of time; simply pay when you pick up your meal. 
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Line Dancing - Beginning Line Dancing (Tues) - July August
With great camaraderie and no need for a partner, this 60-minute class is a wonderful way to stay healthy. Regular line dancing may increase flexibility, strength and lung capacity, and lead to an improvement in bone health, balance and coordination. Adding light weights increases the health benefits! (Weights are optional.)  In addition, a 21-year study in the New England Journal of Medicine found that among several forms of exercise studied, only dancing reduced the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia; and it was by a dramatic 76 percent.Instructor:  Mary Root 
 
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Cheese Day Set Up
 
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM    Simsbury Historical Society Cemetery Play Table Reading
 
Wednesday July 24, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Cheese Day
 
10:00 AM - 12:15 PM    Cell Phone Tutoring - Cell Phone Tutoring
The Senior Center offers free one-on-one tutoring with your cell phone. Topics include changing basic settings such as volume and WiFi, managing your contacts, sending and receiving calls, using voicemail, texting, and email basics. Appointments are 60 minutes, and start at 10 a.m.
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Quartet Rehearsals
 
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM    Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar Screening - Blood Pressure Screenings (Wed) 2019
Nurses from the Farmington Valley VNA will be at the Senior Center every Wednesday from 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM to check your blood pressure and blood sugar.No appointment necessary.
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Cardio Blast - Cardio Blast (Wed) - July August
The first half of this 60-minute class employs standing aerobic exercises using fun music and simple motions. For the second half, hand weights strengthen and tone the upper body, and standing exercises strengthen and tone the lower body. We are both seated and standing for the second half. A final cool-down stretch leaves you feeling energized and relaxed. Equipment is provided.  Instructors:  Mary Root (Mondays and Fridays) and                                   Marie Burman (Wednesdays)
 
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM    Lunch @ ENO - Lunch @ Eno (July 24) - Baked cheese ravioli, green beans, garlic bread and dessert
Join us for lunch at the Senior Center.
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Balanced Bodies Exercise - Balanced Bodies (Wed) - July August
This 60-minute class is designed to increase flexibility, joint stability, balance, coordination and strength. The class teaches and reinforces basic skills to help maintain and improve balance and help prevent falls, with a workout combining both standing and seated exercises. Equipment is provided.  Instructors:  Mary Root (Mondays) and Marie Burman (Wednesdays)
 
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Book Club - Book Club - July 24
Share your thoughts and opinions on the selected book of the month.Instructor:  Mary Jane Springman
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    350th Anniversary Committee
 
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM    Simsbury Bridge Club
 
Thursday July 25, 2019
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Healthy Moves - Healthy Moves (Thurs) - July August
This 45-minute class combines all essentials of a complete fitness program: cardio fitness, strength, balance and flexibility all set to upbeat and motivating music. We’ll use the body bar, dumbbells and yoga mats. (We provide weights, you bring your own mat.)Instructor:  Marie Burman
 
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM    U.S. Census Training
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Wii Bowling - Wii Bowling 2019
 
11:15 AM - 1:00 PM    Chair Massage - Chair Massage - July 25
Book an appointment with Massage Therapist Beverly Harris for a 15- or 30-minute massage of the back, shoulders and neck, and walk away refreshed and relaxed. Cost: 15 minutes for $10, or 30 minutes for $20.
 
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Riverwalk at Simsbury Condo Association
 
Friday July 26, 2019
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM    Bridge - Duplicate Bridge 2019 (Fri)
Contract Bridge players meet from noon to 3 p.m. on Mondays; and Duplicate Bridge players meeting from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Fridays. Cost: $1.  
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Setback - Setback 2019
 
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi (Intermediate) - July Aug
Tai Chi is one of the most effective exercise systems for mental and physical well-being. Emphasis is on breathing and the use of gentle, fluid movements.Tai Chi releases tension, deepens relaxation, improves balance, increases bone density and develops muscle tone. Its gentleness is especially suited for  older adults and people who are rehabilitating from an illness or an accident. Please wear comfortable shoes and clothes to this 45-minute class.  We offer both beginner- and intermediate-level classes.Instructor:  Ken Zaborowski
 
11:05 AM - 11:50 AM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi (Beginner) - July Aug
Tai Chi is one of the most effective exercise systems for mental and physical well-being. Emphasis is on breathing and the use of gentle, fluid movements.Tai Chi releases tension, deepens relaxation, improves balance, increases bone density and develops muscle tone. Its gentleness is especially suited for  older adults and people who are rehabilitating from an illness or an accident. Please wear comfortable shoes and clothes to this 45-minute class.  We offer both beginner- and intermediate-level classes.Instructor:  Ken Zaborowski
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Cardio Blast - Cardio Blast (Fri) - July August
The first half of this 60-minute class employs standing aerobic exercises using fun music and simple motions. For the second half, hand weights strengthen and tone the upper body, and standing exercises strengthen and tone the lower body. We are both seated and standing for the second half. A final cool-down stretch leaves you feeling energized and relaxed. Equipment is provided.  Instructors:  Mary Root (Mondays and Fridays) and                                   Marie Burman (Wednesdays)
 
Monday July 29, 2019
9:15 AM - 10:15 AM    Perfect Fit - Perfect Fit (Mon) - July August
This 60-minute class is designed to give you a complete workout by giving you low-impact fun and energizing aerobics. Strength training, balance work and floor exercises are also part of this great exercise class for all ages. Please bring a mat and weights. Instructor:  Susan Rubenstein
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Yoga - Yoga (Mon Morning) - July August
An ancient secret to health and wellness, Yoga is the perfect way to learn how to care for your body from the inside out. These 60-minute sessions are perfect for all levels and ages, and a great balance to your self-care routine. We will work from the ground up combining breathing and relaxation techniques, with postures to lengthen and strengthen your whole body, along with poses focusing on balance. You will leave feeling recharged and refocused. Please bring a mat. We offer morning and evening classes.Instructor:  Susan Rubenstein 
 
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM    Chess Club - Chess Club 2019
Chess Club Everyone is welcome, and no experience is needed. New players, please call the Senior Center. Cost: FREE! 
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Cardio Blast - Cardio Blast (Mon) - July August
The first half of this 60-minute class employs standing aerobic exercises using fun music and simple motions. For the second half, hand weights strengthen and tone the upper body, and standing exercises strengthen and tone the lower body. We are both seated and standing for the second half. A final cool-down stretch leaves you feeling energized and relaxed. Equipment is provided.  Instructors:  Mary Root (Mondays and Fridays) and                                   Marie Burman (Wednesdays)
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Painting Club - Painting Club 2019
Drop in with other enthusiasts in a relaxed environment. Please bring your own materials. Cost: FREE! 
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Bridge - Contract Bridge 2019 (Mon)
Contract Bridge players meet from noon to 3 p.m. on Mondays; and Duplicate Bridge players meeting from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Fridays. Cost: $1.  
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Balanced Bodies Exercise - Balanced Bodies (Mon) - July August
This 60-minute class is designed to increase flexibility, joint stability, balance, coordination and strength. The class teaches and reinforces basic skills to help maintain and improve balance and help prevent falls, with a workout combining both standing and seated exercises. Equipment is provided.  Instructors:  Mary Root (Mondays) and Marie Burman (Wednesdays)
 
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Little People Summer Playhouse
 
Tuesday July 30, 2019
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Stretch and Tone - Stretch & Tone (Tue) - July August
Get your day started with this vigorous and challenging 45 minute Body Bar class. The class starts with a fun upbeat warm-up, then moves on to standing upper and lower body strengthening exercises. The class then moves onto mat exercise to improve core strength. Participants will need to bring a mat and should be able to get down onto the floor. Body Bars will be provided. Be sure to bring water.Instructor:  Marie Burman
 
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM    Ceramics Class - Ceramics (Tues) - July August
Enjoy being creative at our weekly Ceramics class.All skill levels welcome.Instructor:  Gloria Cerniglia
 
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi (Intermediate) - July Aug
Tai Chi is one of the most effective exercise systems for mental and physical well-being. Emphasis is on breathing and the use of gentle, fluid movements.Tai Chi releases tension, deepens relaxation, improves balance, increases bone density and develops muscle tone. Its gentleness is especially suited for  older adults and people who are rehabilitating from an illness or an accident. Please wear comfortable shoes and clothes to this 45-minute class.  We offer both beginner- and intermediate-level classes.Instructor:  Ken Zaborowski
 
11:05 AM - 11:50 AM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi (Beginner) - July Aug
Tai Chi is one of the most effective exercise systems for mental and physical well-being. Emphasis is on breathing and the use of gentle, fluid movements.Tai Chi releases tension, deepens relaxation, improves balance, increases bone density and develops muscle tone. Its gentleness is especially suited for  older adults and people who are rehabilitating from an illness or an accident. Please wear comfortable shoes and clothes to this 45-minute class.  We offer both beginner- and intermediate-level classes.Instructor:  Ken Zaborowski
 
11:30 AM - 12:45 PM    Lunch CAFE - Lunch Cafe (Tuesday)
Our Lunch Cafe is served each Tuesday, with soup and sandwiches for $2 each. Eat in or take out!There is no need to register ahead of time; simply pay when you pick up your meal. 
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Line Dancing - Beginning Line Dancing (Tues) - July August
With great camaraderie and no need for a partner, this 60-minute class is a wonderful way to stay healthy. Regular line dancing may increase flexibility, strength and lung capacity, and lead to an improvement in bone health, balance and coordination. Adding light weights increases the health benefits! (Weights are optional.)  In addition, a 21-year study in the New England Journal of Medicine found that among several forms of exercise studied, only dancing reduced the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia; and it was by a dramatic 76 percent.Instructor:  Mary Root 
 
Wednesday July 31, 2019
10:00 AM - 12:15 PM    Cell Phone Tutoring - Cell Phone Tutoring
The Senior Center offers free one-on-one tutoring with your cell phone. Topics include changing basic settings such as volume and WiFi, managing your contacts, sending and receiving calls, using voicemail, texting, and email basics. Appointments are 60 minutes, and start at 10 a.m.
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Quartet Rehearsals
 
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM    Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar Screening - Blood Pressure Screenings (Wed) 2019
Nurses from the Farmington Valley VNA will be at the Senior Center every Wednesday from 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM to check your blood pressure and blood sugar.No appointment necessary.
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Cardio Blast - Cardio Blast (Wed) - July August
The first half of this 60-minute class employs standing aerobic exercises using fun music and simple motions. For the second half, hand weights strengthen and tone the upper body, and standing exercises strengthen and tone the lower body. We are both seated and standing for the second half. A final cool-down stretch leaves you feeling energized and relaxed. Equipment is provided.  Instructors:  Mary Root (Mondays and Fridays) and                                   Marie Burman (Wednesdays)
 
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM    Lunch @ ENO - Lunch @ Eno (July 31) - BBQ chicken quarters, mashed potatoes, zucchini and dessert
Join us for lunch at the Senior Center.
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Balanced Bodies Exercise - Balanced Bodies (Wed) - July August
This 60-minute class is designed to increase flexibility, joint stability, balance, coordination and strength. The class teaches and reinforces basic skills to help maintain and improve balance and help prevent falls, with a workout combining both standing and seated exercises. Equipment is provided.  Instructors:  Mary Root (Mondays) and Marie Burman (Wednesdays)
 
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Little People Summer Playhouse
 
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM    Simsbury Bridge Club
 
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM    Theatre Guild Board Meeting
 
Thursday August 1, 2019
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Healthy Moves - Healthy Moves (Thurs) - July August
This 45-minute class combines all essentials of a complete fitness program: cardio fitness, strength, balance and flexibility all set to upbeat and motivating music. We’ll use the body bar, dumbbells and yoga mats. (We provide weights, you bring your own mat.)Instructor:  Marie Burman
 
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM    U.S. Census Training
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Line Dancing - Advanced Line Dancing (Thur) - July August
With great camaraderie and no need for a partner, this 60-minute class is a wonderful way to stay healthy. Regular line dancing may increase flexibility, strength and lung capacity, and lead to an improvement in bone health, balance and coordination. Adding light weights increases the health benefits! (Weights are optional.)  In addition, a 21-year study in the New England Journal of Medicine found that among several forms of exercise studied, only dancing reduced the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia; and it was by a dramatic 76 percent.Instructor:  Mary Root 
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Wii Bowling - Wii Bowling 2019
 
11:15 AM - 1:00 PM    Chair Massage - Chair Massage - Aug. 1
Book an appointment with Massage Therapist Beverly Harris for a 15- or 30-minute massage of the back, shoulders and neck, and walk away refreshed and relaxed. Cost: 15 minutes for $10, or 30 minutes for $20.
 
Friday August 2, 2019
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM    Bridge - Duplicate Bridge 2019 (Fri)
Contract Bridge players meet from noon to 3 p.m. on Mondays; and Duplicate Bridge players meeting from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Fridays. Cost: $1.  
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Charity Stitchers - Charity Stitchers 2019
This knitting and crochet club meets twice a month to create for those who are in need.Last year the club made scarves, hats and mittens for families in our community.
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Setback - Setback 2019
 
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Junior Police Academy Picnic
 
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Little People Summer Playhouse
 
Monday August 5, 2019
9:15 AM - 10:15 AM    Perfect Fit - Perfect Fit (Mon) - July August
This 60-minute class is designed to give you a complete workout by giving you low-impact fun and energizing aerobics. Strength training, balance work and floor exercises are also part of this great exercise class for all ages. Please bring a mat and weights. Instructor:  Susan Rubenstein
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Veterans Coffee - Veterans Coffee (Aug. 5)
Stop by Eno Memorial Hall and connect with other area veterans who share similar military experiences, learn about resources and talk about issues that concern veterans and their families. On July 1, State Rep. John Hampton will attend to discuss bills that affect you.This event is co-sponsored by Simsbury Senior Center and Resilience Grows Here, a community-based initiative of the Farmington Valley Health District. 
 
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Veteran's Coffee
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Yoga - Yoga (Mon Morning) - July August
An ancient secret to health and wellness, Yoga is the perfect way to learn how to care for your body from the inside out. These 60-minute sessions are perfect for all levels and ages, and a great balance to your self-care routine. We will work from the ground up combining breathing and relaxation techniques, with postures to lengthen and strengthen your whole body, along with poses focusing on balance. You will leave feeling recharged and refocused. Please bring a mat. We offer morning and evening classes.Instructor:  Susan Rubenstein 
 
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM    Chess Club - Chess Club 2019
Chess Club Everyone is welcome, and no experience is needed. New players, please call the Senior Center. Cost: FREE! 
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Painting Club - Painting Club 2019
Drop in with other enthusiasts in a relaxed environment. Please bring your own materials. Cost: FREE! 
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Bridge - Contract Bridge 2019 (Mon)
Contract Bridge players meet from noon to 3 p.m. on Mondays; and Duplicate Bridge players meeting from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Fridays. Cost: $1.  
 
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM    Monday Supper
 
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM    Monday Suppers - Monday Supper @ Eno (Aug. 5)
Join us every month for supper at the Senior Center.
 
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM    NAMI
 
Tuesday August 6, 2019
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Stretch and Tone - Stretch & Tone (Tue) - July August
Get your day started with this vigorous and challenging 45 minute Body Bar class. The class starts with a fun upbeat warm-up, then moves on to standing upper and lower body strengthening exercises. The class then moves onto mat exercise to improve core strength. Participants will need to bring a mat and should be able to get down onto the floor. Body Bars will be provided. Be sure to bring water.Instructor:  Marie Burman
 
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM    Ceramics Class - Ceramics (Tues) - July August
Enjoy being creative at our weekly Ceramics class.All skill levels welcome.Instructor:  Gloria Cerniglia
 
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi (Intermediate) - July Aug
Tai Chi is one of the most effective exercise systems for mental and physical well-being. Emphasis is on breathing and the use of gentle, fluid movements.Tai Chi releases tension, deepens relaxation, improves balance, increases bone density and develops muscle tone. Its gentleness is especially suited for  older adults and people who are rehabilitating from an illness or an accident. Please wear comfortable shoes and clothes to this 45-minute class.  We offer both beginner- and intermediate-level classes.Instructor:  Ken Zaborowski
 
11:05 AM - 11:50 AM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi (Beginner) - July Aug
Tai Chi is one of the most effective exercise systems for mental and physical well-being. Emphasis is on breathing and the use of gentle, fluid movements.Tai Chi releases tension, deepens relaxation, improves balance, increases bone density and develops muscle tone. Its gentleness is especially suited for  older adults and people who are rehabilitating from an illness or an accident. Please wear comfortable shoes and clothes to this 45-minute class.  We offer both beginner- and intermediate-level classes.Instructor:  Ken Zaborowski
 
11:30 AM - 12:45 PM    Lunch CAFE - Lunch Cafe (Tuesday)
Our Lunch Cafe is served each Tuesday, with soup and sandwiches for $2 each. Eat in or take out!There is no need to register ahead of time; simply pay when you pick up your meal. 
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Talcott Acres Condo Assoc. Board of Directors Mtg.
 
Wednesday August 7, 2019
9:15 AM - 10:15 AM    Perfect Fit - Perfect Fit (Wed) - July August
This 60-minute class is designed to give you a complete workout by giving you low-impact fun and energizing aerobics. Strength training, balance work and floor exercises are also part of this great exercise class for all ages. Please bring a mat and weights. Instructor:  Susan Rubenstein
 
10:00 AM - 12:15 PM    Cell Phone Tutoring - Cell Phone Tutoring
The Senior Center offers free one-on-one tutoring with your cell phone. Topics include changing basic settings such as volume and WiFi, managing your contacts, sending and receiving calls, using voicemail, texting, and email basics. Appointments are 60 minutes, and start at 10 a.m.
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Quartet Rehearsals
 
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM    Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar Screening - Blood Pressure Screenings (Wed) 2019
Nurses from the Farmington Valley VNA will be at the Senior Center every Wednesday from 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM to check your blood pressure and blood sugar.No appointment necessary.
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Cardio Blast - Cardio Blast (Wed) - July August
The first half of this 60-minute class employs standing aerobic exercises using fun music and simple motions. For the second half, hand weights strengthen and tone the upper body, and standing exercises strengthen and tone the lower body. We are both seated and standing for the second half. A final cool-down stretch leaves you feeling energized and relaxed. Equipment is provided.  Instructors:  Mary Root (Mondays and Fridays) and                                   Marie Burman (Wednesdays)
 
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM    Lunch @ ENO - Lunch @ Eno (Aug. 7) - Roast turkey breast, stuffing, broccoli and dessert
Join us for lunch at the Senior Center.
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Balanced Bodies Exercise - Balanced Bodies (Wed) - July August
This 60-minute class is designed to increase flexibility, joint stability, balance, coordination and strength. The class teaches and reinforces basic skills to help maintain and improve balance and help prevent falls, with a workout combining both standing and seated exercises. Equipment is provided.  Instructors:  Mary Root (Mondays) and Marie Burman (Wednesdays)
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    350th Anniversary Committee
 
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM    Simsbury Bridge Club
 
Thursday August 8, 2019
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Healthy Moves - Healthy Moves (Thurs) - July August
This 45-minute class combines all essentials of a complete fitness program: cardio fitness, strength, balance and flexibility all set to upbeat and motivating music. We’ll use the body bar, dumbbells and yoga mats. (We provide weights, you bring your own mat.)Instructor:  Marie Burman
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Wii Bowling - Wii Bowling 2019
 
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM    Simsbury Soccer Club Board Meeting
 
Friday August 9, 2019
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    SNAP
 
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM    Bridge - Duplicate Bridge 2019 (Fri)
Contract Bridge players meet from noon to 3 p.m. on Mondays; and Duplicate Bridge players meeting from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Fridays. Cost: $1.  
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Setback - Setback 2019
 
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi (Intermediate) - July Aug
Tai Chi is one of the most effective exercise systems for mental and physical well-being. Emphasis is on breathing and the use of gentle, fluid movements.Tai Chi releases tension, deepens relaxation, improves balance, increases bone density and develops muscle tone. Its gentleness is especially suited for  older adults and people who are rehabilitating from an illness or an accident. Please wear comfortable shoes and clothes to this 45-minute class.  We offer both beginner- and intermediate-level classes.Instructor:  Ken Zaborowski
 
11:05 AM - 11:50 AM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi (Beginner) - July Aug
Tai Chi is one of the most effective exercise systems for mental and physical well-being. Emphasis is on breathing and the use of gentle, fluid movements.Tai Chi releases tension, deepens relaxation, improves balance, increases bone density and develops muscle tone. Its gentleness is especially suited for  older adults and people who are rehabilitating from an illness or an accident. Please wear comfortable shoes and clothes to this 45-minute class.  We offer both beginner- and intermediate-level classes.Instructor:  Ken Zaborowski
 
Monday August 12, 2019
9:15 AM - 10:15 AM    Perfect Fit - Perfect Fit (Mon) - July August
This 60-minute class is designed to give you a complete workout by giving you low-impact fun and energizing aerobics. Strength training, balance work and floor exercises are also part of this great exercise class for all ages. Please bring a mat and weights. Instructor:  Susan Rubenstein
 
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM    Jewelry Making Workshop - Jewelry Making - Aug. 12
Learn to make earrings, bracelets and necklaces with many different types of beads; glass, plastic, metal and semi-precious.  You can make as many items as time allows in this 5 hour workshop.  Instructor will supply all tools.  $5.00 payable to the instructor on the day of the workshop (plus cost of supplies).Instructor:  Sandy Merrill
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Yoga - Yoga (Mon Morning) - July August
An ancient secret to health and wellness, Yoga is the perfect way to learn how to care for your body from the inside out. These 60-minute sessions are perfect for all levels and ages, and a great balance to your self-care routine. We will work from the ground up combining breathing and relaxation techniques, with postures to lengthen and strengthen your whole body, along with poses focusing on balance. You will leave feeling recharged and refocused. Please bring a mat. We offer morning and evening classes.Instructor:  Susan Rubenstein 
 
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM    Chess Club - Chess Club 2019
Chess Club Everyone is welcome, and no experience is needed. New players, please call the Senior Center. Cost: FREE! 
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Cardio Blast - Cardio Blast (Mon) - July August
The first half of this 60-minute class employs standing aerobic exercises using fun music and simple motions. For the second half, hand weights strengthen and tone the upper body, and standing exercises strengthen and tone the lower body. We are both seated and standing for the second half. A final cool-down stretch leaves you feeling energized and relaxed. Equipment is provided.  Instructors:  Mary Root (Mondays and Fridays) and                                   Marie Burman (Wednesdays)
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Painting Club - Painting Club 2019
Drop in with other enthusiasts in a relaxed environment. Please bring your own materials. Cost: FREE! 
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Bridge - Contract Bridge 2019 (Mon)
Contract Bridge players meet from noon to 3 p.m. on Mondays; and Duplicate Bridge players meeting from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Fridays. Cost: $1.  
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Balanced Bodies Exercise - Balanced Bodies (Mon) - July August
This 60-minute class is designed to increase flexibility, joint stability, balance, coordination and strength. The class teaches and reinforces basic skills to help maintain and improve balance and help prevent falls, with a workout combining both standing and seated exercises. Equipment is provided.  Instructors:  Mary Root (Mondays) and Marie Burman (Wednesdays)
 
Tuesday August 13, 2019
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Stretch and Tone - Stretch & Tone (Tue) - July August
Get your day started with this vigorous and challenging 45 minute Body Bar class. The class starts with a fun upbeat warm-up, then moves on to standing upper and lower body strengthening exercises. The class then moves onto mat exercise to improve core strength. Participants will need to bring a mat and should be able to get down onto the floor. Body Bars will be provided. Be sure to bring water.Instructor:  Marie Burman
 
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM    Ceramics Class - Ceramics (Tues) - July August
Enjoy being creative at our weekly Ceramics class.All skill levels welcome.Instructor:  Gloria Cerniglia
 
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi (Intermediate) - July Aug
Tai Chi is one of the most effective exercise systems for mental and physical well-being. Emphasis is on breathing and the use of gentle, fluid movements.Tai Chi releases tension, deepens relaxation, improves balance, increases bone density and develops muscle tone. Its gentleness is especially suited for  older adults and people who are rehabilitating from an illness or an accident. Please wear comfortable shoes and clothes to this 45-minute class.  We offer both beginner- and intermediate-level classes.Instructor:  Ken Zaborowski
 
11:05 AM - 11:50 AM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi (Beginner) - July Aug
Tai Chi is one of the most effective exercise systems for mental and physical well-being. Emphasis is on breathing and the use of gentle, fluid movements.Tai Chi releases tension, deepens relaxation, improves balance, increases bone density and develops muscle tone. Its gentleness is especially suited for  older adults and people who are rehabilitating from an illness or an accident. Please wear comfortable shoes and clothes to this 45-minute class.  We offer both beginner- and intermediate-level classes.Instructor:  Ken Zaborowski
 
11:30 AM - 12:45 PM    Lunch CAFE - Lunch Cafe (Tuesday)
Our Lunch Cafe is served each Tuesday, with soup and sandwiches for $2 each. Eat in or take out!There is no need to register ahead of time; simply pay when you pick up your meal. 
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Line Dancing - Beginning Line Dancing (Tues) - July August
With great camaraderie and no need for a partner, this 60-minute class is a wonderful way to stay healthy. Regular line dancing may increase flexibility, strength and lung capacity, and lead to an improvement in bone health, balance and coordination. Adding light weights increases the health benefits! (Weights are optional.)  In addition, a 21-year study in the New England Journal of Medicine found that among several forms of exercise studied, only dancing reduced the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia; and it was by a dramatic 76 percent.Instructor:  Mary Root 
 
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM    AARP Smart Driver Course at the Library - AARP Smart Driver Course (Aug. 13)
The Senior Center and Simsbury Public Library are co-sponsoring an AARP Smart Driver Course from 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13, in the library’s Program Room.The course will teach you current rules of the road and defensive driving techniques, and how to accommodate age-related changes in vision, hearing and reaction time. The course costs $15 for AARP members and $20 for nonmembers. Payment can be made by check or cash to the instructor on the day of the course. Please register at the Library or Simsbury Senior Center.
 
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM    Governor's Bridge Board Meeting
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Simsbury Gridiron Club
 
Wednesday August 14, 2019
9:15 AM - 10:15 AM    Perfect Fit - Perfect Fit (Wed) - July August
This 60-minute class is designed to give you a complete workout by giving you low-impact fun and energizing aerobics. Strength training, balance work and floor exercises are also part of this great exercise class for all ages. Please bring a mat and weights. Instructor:  Susan Rubenstein
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Quartet Rehearsals
 
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM    Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar Screening - Blood Pressure Screenings (Wed) 2019
Nurses from the Farmington Valley VNA will be at the Senior Center every Wednesday from 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM to check your blood pressure and blood sugar.No appointment necessary.
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Cardio Blast - Cardio Blast (Wed) - July August
The first half of this 60-minute class employs standing aerobic exercises using fun music and simple motions. For the second half, hand weights strengthen and tone the upper body, and standing exercises strengthen and tone the lower body. We are both seated and standing for the second half. A final cool-down stretch leaves you feeling energized and relaxed. Equipment is provided.  Instructors:  Mary Root (Mondays and Fridays) and                                   Marie Burman (Wednesdays)
 
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM    Lunch @ ENO - Lunch @ Eno (Aug. 14) - Swedish meatballs, egg noodles, peas and onions, and dessert
Join us for lunch at the Senior Center.
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Balanced Bodies Exercise - Balanced Bodies (Wed) - July August
This 60-minute class is designed to increase flexibility, joint stability, balance, coordination and strength. The class teaches and reinforces basic skills to help maintain and improve balance and help prevent falls, with a workout combining both standing and seated exercises. Equipment is provided.  Instructors:  Mary Root (Mondays) and Marie Burman (Wednesdays)
 
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM    Simsbury Bridge Club
 
Thursday August 15, 2019
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Healthy Moves - Healthy Moves (Thurs) - July August
This 45-minute class combines all essentials of a complete fitness program: cardio fitness, strength, balance and flexibility all set to upbeat and motivating music. We’ll use the body bar, dumbbells and yoga mats. (We provide weights, you bring your own mat.)Instructor:  Marie Burman
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Line Dancing - Advanced Line Dancing (Thur) - July August
With great camaraderie and no need for a partner, this 60-minute class is a wonderful way to stay healthy. Regular line dancing may increase flexibility, strength and lung capacity, and lead to an improvement in bone health, balance and coordination. Adding light weights increases the health benefits! (Weights are optional.)  In addition, a 21-year study in the New England Journal of Medicine found that among several forms of exercise studied, only dancing reduced the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia; and it was by a dramatic 76 percent.Instructor:  Mary Root 
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Wii Bowling - Wii Bowling 2019
 
11:15 AM - 1:00 PM    Chair Massage - Chair Massage - Aug. 15
Book an appointment with Massage Therapist Beverly Harris for a 15- or 30-minute massage of the back, shoulders and neck, and walk away refreshed and relaxed. Cost: 15 minutes for $10, or 30 minutes for $20.
 
Friday August 16, 2019
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM    Bridge - Duplicate Bridge 2019 (Fri)
Contract Bridge players meet from noon to 3 p.m. on Mondays; and Duplicate Bridge players meeting from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Fridays. Cost: $1.  
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Charity Stitchers - Charity Stitchers 2019
This knitting and crochet club meets twice a month to create for those who are in need.Last year the club made scarves, hats and mittens for families in our community.
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Setback - Setback 2019
 
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi (Intermediate) - July Aug
Tai Chi is one of the most effective exercise systems for mental and physical well-being. Emphasis is on breathing and the use of gentle, fluid movements.Tai Chi releases tension, deepens relaxation, improves balance, increases bone density and develops muscle tone. Its gentleness is especially suited for  older adults and people who are rehabilitating from an illness or an accident. Please wear comfortable shoes and clothes to this 45-minute class.  We offer both beginner- and intermediate-level classes.Instructor:  Ken Zaborowski
 
11:05 AM - 11:50 AM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi (Beginner) - July Aug
Tai Chi is one of the most effective exercise systems for mental and physical well-being. Emphasis is on breathing and the use of gentle, fluid movements.Tai Chi releases tension, deepens relaxation, improves balance, increases bone density and develops muscle tone. Its gentleness is especially suited for  older adults and people who are rehabilitating from an illness or an accident. Please wear comfortable shoes and clothes to this 45-minute class.  We offer both beginner- and intermediate-level classes.Instructor:  Ken Zaborowski
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Cardio Blast - Cardio Blast (Fri) - July August
The first half of this 60-minute class employs standing aerobic exercises using fun music and simple motions. For the second half, hand weights strengthen and tone the upper body, and standing exercises strengthen and tone the lower body. We are both seated and standing for the second half. A final cool-down stretch leaves you feeling energized and relaxed. Equipment is provided.  Instructors:  Mary Root (Mondays and Fridays) and                                   Marie Burman (Wednesdays)
 
Monday August 19, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Hearing Clinic - Hearing Clinic 2019
The Hearing Care Center holds appointments at the Senior Center on a monthly basis to clean and service any brand of hearing aid and perform general screenings.All services are FREE of charge but you must have an appointment. Call the Senior Center at (860) 658-3273.
 
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM    Chess Club - Chess Club 2019
Chess Club Everyone is welcome, and no experience is needed. New players, please call the Senior Center. Cost: FREE! 
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Cardio Blast - Cardio Blast (Mon) - July August
The first half of this 60-minute class employs standing aerobic exercises using fun music and simple motions. For the second half, hand weights strengthen and tone the upper body, and standing exercises strengthen and tone the lower body. We are both seated and standing for the second half. A final cool-down stretch leaves you feeling energized and relaxed. Equipment is provided.  Instructors:  Mary Root (Mondays and Fridays) and                                   Marie Burman (Wednesdays)
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Painting Club - Painting Club 2019
Drop in with other enthusiasts in a relaxed environment. Please bring your own materials. Cost: FREE! 
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Bridge - Contract Bridge 2019 (Mon)
Contract Bridge players meet from noon to 3 p.m. on Mondays; and Duplicate Bridge players meeting from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Fridays. Cost: $1.  
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Balanced Bodies Exercise - Balanced Bodies (Mon) - July August
This 60-minute class is designed to increase flexibility, joint stability, balance, coordination and strength. The class teaches and reinforces basic skills to help maintain and improve balance and help prevent falls, with a workout combining both standing and seated exercises. Equipment is provided.  Instructors:  Mary Root (Mondays) and Marie Burman (Wednesdays)
 
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM    Simsbury Landing Board Meeting