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Somerset County Senior Centers Announce February Activities

The senior centers operated by the Somerset County Office on Aging & Disability Services announce the February program schedule.  All programs begin at 11 a.m. unless otherwise listed.  Please call for lunch reservations by 11 a.m. the day before you wish to come. For more information, contact the appropriate centers. 

Somerset County Senior Wellness Center

 202 Mt. Airy Road

Basking Ridge , NJ 07920

(908) 204-3435 

Open Monday-Friday, 8:30 – 3:30 pm

Bridge – Every Tuesday, 9 a.m.- 1:00 pm

Computer Lab – Daily, 10:00-3:00 pm (Call for Availability)

Computers for Visually Impaired – Every Tuesday, 10:30-12:00 a.m. (Call for availability)

Healthy Bones – (Upper and Lower Body Exercises) Every Friday, 10:30

Mahjong – Every Tuesday, 11:00 a.m.-3:00 pm

Pool Sharks – Pool Table Available Daily, 10:00 a.m. -3:00 pm (Call for Availability)

Senior Flex Class – (Upper & Lower Body Exercise), Every Monday & Thursday, 10:30 am (No class Feb. 13 or 20.  Rescheduled dates are Feb. 14 and 21.) 

February 1 – “Mediterranean Day” Taste and Learn about Mediterranean Favorites like Hummus & Taboulleh Salad, 10:45 am

February 3 & 24 – Bingo, 10:30 am

February 7 – Free Blood Pressure Screenings by Laura Cummings, RN, BSN, Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills, 10:30 am

February 7 – “There’s No Place Like Home” by Helen Vasko, 10:45 am (Photos Welcome of Childhood & Present Homes)

February 8 – “Improving & Protecting Your Oral Health” – Dr. Mohammed S. Erakat, Warren Oral Surgery Center , 10:45 am (Rescheduled from Dec.13.)

February 10 – Valentine’s Day Party featuring Live Entertainment by Leonardo”, 10:30 am

February 13 – Center Closed

February 15 – Mind your Mind: Reasoning Exercises, 10:45 am

February 17 – “Medicare Fraud & Abuse Prevention” by Tunde Akinrolabu, Outreach Specialist, Senior Medicare Patrol, 10:30 am

February 20 – Center Closed

February 22 – “Keeping Your Mind Sharp” by Cynthia Kusorgbor, MPH, CHES, Health Educator/Risk Communicator, Somerset County Department of Health, 10:45 am

February 28 – Game Day – Play Wii, Bean Bag Toss and other games, 10:45 am

February 29 – Learn about the Origin and Meaning of Leap Year, 10:45 am

February 29 – Celebrate All February Birthdays, 12:15 pm

HILLSBOROUGH SENIOR CENTER
339 South Branch Road, Hillsborough , NJ
(908) 369-8700

Open Monday-Friday, 9:30 – 2:00 pm

Blood Pressure Screening - 3rd Tuesday of Month, 10:30 am

Caram (East Indian Game Similar to Billiards) & Other Games – Every Thursday

Cards – Everyday

Flex, Stretch & Tone with Rose – Tuesday & Thursday

February 1 & 29 – Bingo

February 3 – Black History Discussion

February 6 – Visit to the Manville Senior Center for Somerset County Parks Commission “Coyote Cries”

February 7 – Discussion: The Roots of Rock and Roll

February 10 – Discussion: What is Love?

February 13 – Center Closed

February 14 – Valentine’s Day Celebration

February 15 – “Huskies and Husky Rescue” by Bob Baker and his Husky “Bailey”

February 16 – Presidential Firsts Facts & Trivia

February 20 – Center Closed

February 22 – “Affordable Housing” by Ella Mendalski, Central Housing Resource Center

February 24 – Craft: Constructing Bird Houses

February 27 – Wii Tennis

February 28 – “Keeping up the Beat” by Cynthia Kusorgbor, MPH, CHES, Health Educator/Risk Communicator, Somerset County Department of Health

MANVILLE SENIOR CENTER 

South Third Ave., Manville , NJ
(908) 526-0175

Open Monday-Friday, 9:00 – 2:30 pm

Bingo – Every Wednesday, 11:15 am

Birthdays – 4th Wednesday of Month

Walk & Chair Exercise Class sponsored by the Manville Recreation Department - Every Monday & Wednesday, 9:30-10:30 am

Light Weight Exercises sponsored by the Manville Recreation Department – Every Tuesday & Thursday, 9:30-11:00 am

February 2 – Craft: Constructing Mardi Gras Masks

February 3 – Wii Bowling

February 6 – “Coyote Cries” by the Somerset County Parks Commission

February 7 – “Nutrition: Fact versus Fallacy. Don’t be Fooled” by Nancy Rosa-Mejias, Program Coordinator, Family and Community Health Sciences, Rutgers Cooperative Extension

February 9 – “UNO” Card Game

February 10 – Love Song Cranium Crunchers

February 13 – Center Closed

February 14 – Valentine’s Window Craft

February 15 – Trip to Quail Brook Senior Center for the Hollywood Theme Party with Live Entertainment by “Leonardo”, 11:00-1:00 pm

February 16 – Don Langreich on the Guitar

February 20 – Center Closed

February 21 – “Heart Health,” by Peter Smith, Somerset Medical Center Cardiology Department

February 22 – Baked Potato Bar, 11:45 am

February 24 – Chair Exercise

February 28 – “Low Back Issues” by Gary Schwarz, Ivy Rehabilitation Physical Therapy Clinic

MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER
356 Skillman Rd , Skillman , NJ

(609) 466-0846

Open Monday-Friday,  10:00 – 2:00 pm

Beginners Computer Class – Every Wednesday, 10:00 am (Call to Sign Up. Limited Seating.)

Birthday Celebrations – Last Friday of the Month

Blood Pressure Screening – Third Monday of the Month, 9:45 am

Card Game “3-13” – Every Thursday, 10:00 am

Computer Resource – Every Wednesday, 11:00 am (Call to Sign Up. Limited Seating.)

ESL Chinese – Every Thursday, 10:30 am

Laughter Class with Denise – Call for schedule

Pool Table – Available Daily

Silver Strength with Linda – Every Monday, 10:15 am

Tai Chi with Mr. Jong – Call for Schedule

Theatre Jazz with Dawn – Every Friday, 10:15 a.m.

Walking Idols Club – Every Wednesday, 10:15 am

Yoga with Trish – Every Tuesday, 10:30 a.m.

February 3, 10 & 17 – Exercise for Arthritis, 11:15 am

February 6 – “Medicare Fraud & Abuse Prevention” by Tunde Akinrolabu, Outreach Specialist, Senior Medicare Patrol

February 9 & 23 – Zumba Gold

February 13 – Center Closed

February 20 – Center Closed

February 24 – “The Life & Work of Horace Pippin” – Lecture & Gouache Opaque Water Color Workshop, Art of the Master’s Program by Creative Notions, 10:30 am (Registration required.)

February 27 – “Cancer Prevention: Using Nutrition and Exercise” by Lucille Talbot

February 28 – Mind Your Mind: Flexible Thinking Exercises, 11:15 am

QUAIL BROOK SENIOR CENTER
625 New Brunswick Rd., Somerset , NJ
(732) 563-4213

Open Monday-Friday,  9:00 – 3:00 pm

Bingo – Every Thursday

Caram – Daily (East Indian Game Similar to Billiards)

Flex, Stretch & Tone Exercises – Every Monday, Wednesday & Friday

Crochet Group – Every Friday

Dominoes – Daily

Healthy Bones Exercise Class – Monday & Thursday, 1:00 pm (Doctor’s Note Needed for Class)

Line Dancing – Every Friday, 9:30 am

Rummikub – Every Monday & Thursday

Scrabble, Chinese Checkers, Yahtzee, Uno & Quizzle – Daily

Zumba – Every Wednesday, 10:45 a.m.

February 1 – Pet Therapy with Pat Kirk and “Bailey” the Therapy Dog

February 3 – “Princeton: Then and Now” by the Historical Society of Princeton

February 13 – Center Closed

February 14 – “Keeping up the Beat” by Cynthia Kusorgbor, MPH, CHES, Health Educator/Risk Communicator, Somerset County Department of Health

February 15 – Hollywood Theme Party – Everyone is a Celebrity at the Quail Brook Senior Center with Live Entertainment by “Leonardo”

February 17 – “Colon & Rectal Health” by Dr. Debra Goldstein, Saint Peter’s University Hospital

February 20 – Center Closed

February 24 – Free Hearing Screenings by Total Hearing Care of Dunellen

RARITAN SENIOR CENTER
Somerset County Annex
614 First Ave. , Raritan , NJ
(908) 203-0001

Open Monday-Friday 10:00 – 3:30 pm

Bingo – Every Tuesday

Caram – Daily (East Indian Game Similar to Billiards)

Cards (Uno, Canasta and Bunko) – Every Day

Crocheting – Every Wednesday

Pool – Available Daily

Table Shuffleboard/Rummikub, Air Hockey and Dominoes – Daily

February 2 – Music Trivia

February 3 – Wii Games (Bowling, Baseball or Tennis)

February 6 – “How to Manage Stress & The Loss of Loved Ones” by the Magic Mirror Players, Somerset Medical Center

February 7 – Career Day: Middle School Students Visit

February 8 – “Medicare Fraud & Abuse Prevention” by Tunde Akinrolabu, Outreach Specialist, Senior Medicare Patrol

February 9 – Free Blood Pressure Screenings by Laura Cummings, RN, BSN, Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills

February 10 – Pick Ten Lotto Game

February 13 – Center Closed

February 14 – Valentine’s Day Trivia

February 16 – “Alzheimer’s Education” by Janice Bengivenga, RN, Director of Education and Infection, Greenbrook Manor Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

February 17 – Range of Motion & Flexibility Hand Exercises

February 20 – Center Closed

February 22 – “Could it be POISON? – The 411 on Staying Safe” by Nicole Taite

February 23 – Discussion: Chinese New Year – Year of the Dragon

February 24 – Trivia

February 27 – Food Riddles

WARRENBROOK SENIOR CENTER
500 Warrenville Rd., Warren , NJ
(908) 753-9440

Open Monday-Friday, 9:00 – 3:00 pm

Bingo – Every Tuesday & Thursday, 10:00 am

Beginner Bridge – Tuesday, 1:00 pm (Call for Information)

Caram – Daily (East Indian Game Similar to Billiards)

Chair Exercises or Chair Dancing – Every Wednesday, 11:00 a.m. (No class on Feb. 2 or 22.)

Computer Practice Lab – Every Tuesday, 12:30-2:00 pm (Call by Monday for Availability)

Computer Instruction (One on One) – Monday: 9:00-3:00 pm; Wednesday: 10:00-1:00 pm; and Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (Call for Appointment)

Computer Room – Open Tuesday and Friday (Call for Availability)

Healthy Bones Exercise Class – Every Wednesday & Friday, 10:00 am (Doctor’s note required.)

Line Dancing – Every Monday, 1:00-3:00 pm

Knit N’ Crochet Circle – Second & Fourth Wednesday of month, 10:30

Lending Library – Open Daily, Monday through Friday

Oil Painting – Every Wednesday, 9:00-11:00 am

Pool Room – Open Daily, Monday through Friday

Social Dancing – Every Tuesday & Wednesday, 1:00-3:00 pm

February 2 – “Add a Little Spice & Herbs to Your Life” by Nancy Rosa-Mejias, Program Coordinator,

Family and Community Health Services, Rutgers Cooperative Extension

February 3, 10 & 24 – Brains and Games with Adrienne Graubard, 10:30 am

February 6 – Antique “Appraisathon” with W.D. Reeder, Licensed Appraiser, 10:00 am (Suggested donation of $3 per item and $5 for two items)

February 13 – Center Closed

February 14 – Performance by the GOTTA Dance “Children” Dancers, 11:15 am

February 15 – Free Blood Pressure Screenings by Susan Anastario, RN, Community Visiting Nurse Association, 10:30 am

February 16 – Lunch and a Movie: “Roxanne” (A comic masterpiece featuring Steve Martin and Daryl Hannah)

February 20 – Center Closed

February 21 – Got Milk? (Taste a variety of milks now available on the market including almond, soy, rice & coconut.)

February 22 – “MARDI GRAS-Power of Laughter Program” by Yvette Halpin, Certified Laughter Instructor, 10:30 am

February 27 – “Medicare Fraud & Abuse Prevention” by Tunde Akinrolabu, Outreach Specialist, Senior Medicare Patrol, 10:30 am