Senior Docket Nov. 20 – 24, 2017

Senior Docket Nov. 20 – 24, 2017

The Westerly Sun


Center hours are Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Phone: 401-596-2404. For mealsite reservations, call Edie at 401-596-7216 in advance.

Monday — Woodshop 8:30 a.m.; billiards 8:30 a.m.; pinochle 9 a.m.; Westerly Hospital exercise class 10:30 a.m.; URI Pharmacy 11 a.m.; bridge 1 p.m.; line dancing 1:30 p.m.; yoga 3:15 p.m.; cribbage 6 p.m.; square dance lessons 7 p.m.

Tuesday — Woodshop 8:30 a.m.; billiards 8:30 a.m.; chair caning 9 a.m.; table shuffleboard 9 a.m.; tai chi 10 and 11 a.m.; mahjong 1 p.m.; floor shuffleboard 1:10 p.m.; TOPS 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday — Woodshop 8:30 a.m.; billiards 8:30 a.m.; painting class 9 a.m.; Ninigret Quilters 9 a.m.; Dream Quilters 10 a.m.; bridge 1 p.m.; AA meeting 3:30 and 7 p.m.; bingo 6:30 p.m.; AA Meeting (men’s group) 6:30 p.m.

Thursday — Closed for Thanksgiving.

Friday — Closed for Black Friday.

A Salem Cross Christmas – Tuesday, Dec. 5. Cost: $79. Departs: 8:30 a.m. ETA: 7:30 p.m. Travel to Spencer, Mass., where you’ll visit the St. Joseph’s Abbey Gift Shop for Trappist preserves and jellies. Next is Salem Cross Inn for lunch of chicken pot pie or maple salmon. The next stop is Yankee Candle’s Bavarian Christmas Village in Deerfield. As it gets dark, you’ll head for Bright Lights at Forest Park for a display of Christmas lights. (Fox Tours)

“Exit Laughing” at the Newport Playhouse (Monday, April 9, 2018). Cost: $87 due at time of booking. Join us traveling to this dinner theater for a buffet followed by the comedy “Exit Laughing” from your reserved seats in the theater. After the play, you’ll return to the dining room for dessert and the cabaret. (Friendship)

Needed: Wheelchairs with foot rests, transport wheelchairs, shower benches, shower chairs, transfer benches, three- or four-prong canes, walkers with wheels, and “strollers” in good, used condition to lend to area seniors.


Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center, 27 Chase St., Pawcatuck. Open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Visit or call Barbara at 860-599-3285, ext. 15, for more information.

Monday — Zumba Lite in the lower level of the Senior Center, 9:15 -10:15 a.m; lunch at 11:30 a.m of teriyaki beef and broccoli, steamed rice, mixed vegetables, and pears with mandarin oranges for dessert. Bingo after lunch.

Tuesday — Strength and balance exercise class 9:15-10:15 a.m.; Zumba class 10:20-11:20 a.m.; lunch at 11:30 a.m. of cheese manicotti with marinara sauce, peas, zucchini and pineapple for dessert.

Wednesday — Center closing at noon.

Thursday — Happy Thanksgiving!

Friday — Center closed.


Charlestown Senior/Community Center, Country Trail, Ninigret Park, 401-364-9955. Center hours are Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Friday 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Lunch is served Monday through Friday at noon in the Parkside Dining Room at the Charlestown Senior/Community Center. Please make lunch reservations by noon, two days in advance, by calling Diane, our kitchen manager, at 401-364-6998 for reservations and cancellations.

Monday — Strength and stability 9 a.m.; tai chi 10:30 a.m.; cribbage 1:15 p.m.; zumba 5:30 p.m.; yoga 6:45 p.m. Today’s meal is parfait with fruit yogurt, sausage patty, scrambled eggs, home fries, and whole grain French toast with syrup.

Tuesday — Yoga 8:30 a.m.; painting with peers 10 a.m.; canasta 1:15 p.m.; core fusion 5:30 p.m. Today’s meal is tortellini soup, veal scallopini, mashed potatoes, green beans, whole wheat roll, and dessert. Secondary option is tuna salad plate.

Wednesday — Strength and stability 9 a.m.; bridge 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.; pinochle 1:15 p.m. Today’s meal is black bean soup, grilled chicken with cilantro lime sauce, Spanish rice, carrot salad, and dessert. Secondary option is ham and cheese on wheat.

Thursday — Happy Thanksgiving! Center closed.

Friday — Center closed.

Painting Group:  Painting with Peers meets on Tuesdays at 10 a.m. This is a casual painting group; work on your own project with peer suggestions and advice.

Volunteers Needed:  We are looking for drivers to deliver meals for the Charlestown Meals on Wheels Program – please call 364-9955 for more information.


Richmond Senior Center, Richmond Town Hall, 401-491-9404; email

Monday — Coffee 8:30 11 a.m.

Tuesday — Coffee 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.; art class at 10 a.m.; bingo at 6 p.m.

Wednesday — Coffee 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.; Sit & Get Fit at 9 a.m.

Thursday — Center closed.

Friday — Coffee 8:30 to 11 a.m.; Sit & Get Fit, 9 a.m.; crafts 10:30 a.m.; yoga at 10:30 a.m.

Saturday — Zumba 9:30 a.m.


The Crandall House, 188 Main St., Ashaway. For information call 401-377-7795.

Tuesday — Coffee hour 8:30-1 a.m.; tai chi, 10:30-11 a.m.; $1 for residents, $2 for nonresidents.

Wednesday — Coffee hour 8:30-11 a.m.; yoga/Pilates, 5:30-6:45 p.m.

Thursday — Center closed.


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