Chatham Senior Center, 58 Meyersville Rd, Chatham Township, announces its programs for the month of May. Because the Senior center is an independent non-profit, there is no residency requirement for its programs. For more information, call 973.635.4565 or chathamseniorcenter.org.
BALANCE AND STABILITY WORKSHOP(S) – Wednesdays, 10:15am-11:15am, May 10 – July 12 at the Chatham Senior Center. Sessions include in-depth knowledge about how balance works from the ground up. Will improve balance with targeted exercises to do in class and at home. Goal of sessions is to minimize risk of falling, increase functionality in daily life and help maintain independence. $75 (10 classes & workbook). Class size is limited to 10 people to allow for 1-on-1 attention. Second class offered at 11:15am if enough interest. Must sign up.
LECTURE: VIVALDI’S “SPRING” CONCERTO – Friday, May 26 at 12:30pm. George Marriner Maull, Artistic Director of Discovery Orchestra, presents a focused listening experience that will deepen both your understanding and appreciation of this music from the “Four Seasons.” Refreshments after program. Sign up requested.
TECH SUPPORT FOR SENIORS – Mon., May 8, 3 - 4pm. For assistance with your iPhone, iPad, laptop, etc. Call Center at 973.635.4565 beginning Mon. 1 to schedule a 1-on-1 appt with a Chatham High School student volunteer.
NUTRITION SERIES – Tuesday, May 9, at 12:45pm. Topic is “Grub Around the World.” Learn about food from different parts of the world with Jenn Luster, registered dietician from Chatham ShopRite.
BOOK CLUB – Tuesday, May 16, 12pm. “Mary Astor’s Purple Diary” by Edward Sorel. All welcome to attend.
MEMORY SCREENING – Wed., May 17, 9:30am – 1pm. Provided by Cognitive & Research Center of NJ, Springfield, NJ. Testing takes 30 min. Must sign up.
BLOOD PRESSURE READINGS – Thurs., May 18, 11:30 – 1pm. Provided by Aquinas Healthcare, Springfield, NJ. Walk-ins ok.
NONFICTION BOOK GROUP - Friday, May 19, at 11am. “Quiet” by Susan Cain. All welcome to attend.
DVD SPRING SERIES – Mondays, Mar. 13 – June 5, 10:00am – 12pm. “Music as a Mirror of History” This 24-lecture series explores the fascinating and surprising connections between famous music and historic events. Each session consists of two 45-minute lectures. Lectures are closed-captioned. Some sessions will be accompanied by live piano performances by Bertha Mandel, our in-house professional pianist. No need to sign up.