July Activities at the Sr Center

Calling all gardeners! Last chance to fill out your entry form and get serious about entering a big tomato you’ve grown in the 55+ Tomato Growing Contest. Judging takes place during the Windsor Farmers’ Market at 240 Broad Street in Windsor Center on August 8 at 3:30 PM. Cash prizes and trophies will be awarded! This being our 4th annual contest, we expect to see new contestants and past entrants alike compete for the $200 grand prize! Sponsored by Homewatch Caregivers. Registration forms are available in Windsor Senior Center office and must be returned by August 1. Call 860-285-1992 for more information. Free!

 

Dance your cares away on Wednesday, July 10, from 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM for our ballroom dancing in the Windsor Senior Center main room, to musical selections of swing, foxtrot, waltz, rumba, tango, samba, line dancing, and more! All requests granted. An array of refreshments also served. Please sign up in the Senior Center office or call 860-285-1992 to sign up, or just stop by! Free!

Our popular Yoga class resumes this month. Classes are held in the Windsor Senior Center every Thursday beginning July 11 for 8 weeks by a qualified instructor. Cost is $32.00 for 8 weeks, or a $6.00 drop-in fee per class. Please sign up in the Senior Center office.

Are you interested in your family tree? Then this is the class for you! Instructor Ray Thomas will teach you how to research your family tree using the internet on Monday, July 15, in the Windsor Senior Center computer lab from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM. No computer experience needed. Sign up in the Senior Center office or call 860-285-1992 for this free program.

Join the fun every Thursday from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM for Tap Dancing. Men and women invited in our fitness center. Free! Call Nancy for more information at 860-285-0411, or stop by the Windsor Senior Center to sign up. Free!

Get a free blood pressure and blood sugar screening at the Windsor Senior Center by Visiting Nurse & Health Services of CT on Tuesday, July 16, 9:00 AM to noon, and Wednesdays, July 10 and 24, 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Call 860-285-1992 for an appointment.

A hearing specialist will be available for a free hearing clinic on Thursday, July 11, 9:30 to noon,and Tuesday, July 23, noon – 2:30 PM. Please sign up in the office.

We’re headed to the USS Nautilus Museum in Groton, with virtual tours, on Saturday, July 13. Lunch will be at Gold Star Pizza, Groton. The bus departs from the Windsor Senior Center at 9:00 AM and returns after lunch. Transportation is available from your home; cost of meals and/or fees are your responsibility. Sign up in the Senior Center office or call 860-285-1992.

Join us at the Smokin’ Rock BBQ Restaurant in Rocky Hill on Tuesday, July 16, for a delicious meal! The bus departs the Windsor Senior Center at 4:15 PM and returns after dinner. Sign up in the Senior Center office or call 860-285-1992.

July’s evening bingo will be held on Wednesday, July 17, in the senior center main room. Doors open at 4:30 PM and bingo cards should be purchased before 5:45 PM; games begin at 6:00 PM. Cost per card is $1.00. Please bring dollar bills as change can not be made at that time. There will be raffles and refreshments. Sign up in the office or call 860-285-1992.

Sign up today for a trip to the beautiful Gouveia Vineyards in Wallingford on Saturday, July 20.Enjoy a lovely day at the vineyards with wine tasting at 11:00 AM, a tour at 1:00 PM, and lunch afterwards. The bus departs from the Windsor Senior Center at 10:45 AM, returning after lunch. Transportation is available from your home; cost of meals and/or fees are your responsibility. Sign up in the Senior Center office or call 860-285-1992.

On Saturday, July 22, we will be having a trip to the Florence Griswold Museum in Griswold, for Festival Day (free admission) and Farmer’s. Leaving Windsor Senior Center at 9:00 AM, returning after lunch. Transportation is also available from your home. Cost of meals and/or fees are your responsibility. Sign up in the Senior Center office or call 860-285-1992.

Join us for a scrumptious brunch at Dakota Steak House in Rocky Hill on Saturday, July 28. Bus departs Windsor Senior Center at 10:00 AM, returning after brunch. Cost is $20.99. To sign up, please stop in the Senior Center office or call 860-285-1992.

Senior Voice will be airing on WIN-TV its program about seniors and their medications during the month of July. Faculty members from UCONN and St. Joseph’s School of Pharmacy are guests. WIN-TV can be seen on Channel 5 on Comcast and Channel 99 on U-verse. Broadcast times are Tuesdays at 10:00 AM and Thursdays at 7:30 PM. For more information, please call 860-688-2626.

Join us for our popular casino trips! Sign up now to reserve your spot! Try your luck or explore the shops and restaurants at MOHEGAN SUN on Friday, August 16. The bus will depart the Windsor Senior Center at 4:00 PM and return at midnight. Round trip transportation, a $15 food coupon, and a $10 betting coupon are included. Cost is $20. We are also having a trip to ATLANTIC CITY on November 6-8, staying at the Resorts Casino Hotel. Cost is $176 pp twin/triple; $235 pp single, based on 40 to 50 people. $50 deposit required by August 14. Seats are limited so please call 860-285-1992 to sign up today, or stop by the Senior Center office.

The Windsor Senior Center is located at 599 Matianuck Avenue, Windsor. 860-285-1992.