Seniors Invited To Get Involved In Chatham

Senior Services of the Chathams has a busy November.

Fall Rake-A-Thon Fundraiser – Sat., Nov. 19; raindate Sun. Nov. 20. In return for a donation to the Senior Center, a team of rakers will clear leaves.
Bridge – the Chatham Senior Center offers three classes weekly: Intermediate Lessons on Tuesdays; Duplicate Lite on Thurs. Nov. 3 & 17; and Experienced Players on Thurs. Nov. 10. All classes run 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and cost $5/session. Instructor: Rick Hartley. Participants do not need to be Chatham residents.
Watercolor Workshops – Thurs. 10 a.m. – noon; or 12:45 p.m.– 2:45 p.m, session Nov. 3 – Dec. 15. With award-winning watercolorist Ed Schuh. Cost is $50 for six class session; $60 for under age 60. Participants do not need to be Chatham residents.
DVD Series – Mon., Nov. 7 – Nov. 28 at 10:30 a.m. Continuation of The Great Courses lecture series, “The World’s Greatest Geological Wonders.” Tour the most amazing natural wonders. Each session consists of three 30-minute lectures. No need to sign up. Participants do not need to be Chatham residents.
Tech Support for assistance with Iphone, Ipad, laptop, etc. – Mon., Nov. 14, 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. Call the center at 973-635-4565 beginning Mon., Nov. 7 to schedule an appointment with a Chatham High School student volunteer. Participants do not need to be Chatham residents.
Book Club – Tues., Nov. 15 at noon. “Still Life” – by Louise Penny. Participants do not need to be Chatham residents.
Nonfiction Book Group – Fri., Nov. 18, at 11 a.m. “Red Notice” by Bill Browder. All welcome to attend.
Nutrition Series – Tue., Nov. 22 at 12:45 p.m. “Healthy Fall Side Dishes.” Jenn Luster, RD from Chatham ShopRite, will discuss and provide recipes of seasonal dishes. Always a tasting! No sign-up.
Tone & Flex – Mon., Wed., Fri. at 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. General strength, balance and flexibility exercises. Cost is $54 for12 classes; $45 for eight classes; or $8 per class. Instructor: Donna Sue Dowton. Participants do not need to be Chatham residents.
Kati’s Yoga – Tues. 10 a.m.– 11a.m. Exercises and stretches with attention to effective breathing, for all levels of ability. Cost is $45 for six week session; $9 per class. Instructor: Kati Walker. Open to non-Chatham residents.
Qi Gong/Tai Chi – Tues. & Thurs. 11 a.m. – noon. Helps with balance, muscle control and strength with contributing to an overall feeling of well-being and stress release. All levels. Cost is $65 for ten classes; $40 for five classes; $9 per class. Instructor: Cesar Godoy. Participants do not need to be Chatham residents.
Social Dancing – Tue., 1 p.m.– 3 p.m. Cost is $30 for six week session or $7 per class. Instructors Frank Pagano and Ramona Rademacher will lead participants with or without a partner in “ballroom” dances. All levels. Participants do not need to be Chatham residents.
Reflections – Tue., at 2 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Women’s friendship and support group discusses issues that concern mature women. New members always welcome!
Men’s Discussion Group Of Current Events – Fridays at 10:30 a.m. Participants have found this to be a good venue for informal discussion on timely topics as well as a sharing of their past experiences. No prior membership required and all area gentlemen are welcome.
Meditation Sessions – Fri., at 11a.m.-noon. Cost is $5 per session. For lasting changes to mind, body and soul. Cesar Godoy, facilitator.

For information on all programs or to register, call 973-635-4565; visit Most programs held at the Senior Center in Chatham. Bus service available to Chatham residents only.

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