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Haddam Senior Center: October 2017

Submitted by Shannon Morrison Buganski.

October is a busy month at the Haddam Senior Center. . . we hope you’ll get in on some of the action!

Needlework is back and will be held this month on Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. – noon. Bring your needlework project from home, or we’ll give you supplies to get you started! Call Beth Hartke for more information, 860-345-4608.

In observance of Columbus Day, the Center will be closed on Monday, Oct. 9, 2017.

It’s flu season . . . so protect yourself! Greg McKenna of Higganum Pharmacy will be at the Center offering flu shots to seniors on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017 from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Bring your insurance card. No insurance? No problem! Higganum Pharmacy is here to help! Please sign up in advance.

Feeling crafty? Join us on Tuesday, Oct. 17 at 10:30 a.m. for “Ghostly Gourds” or on Monday, Oct. 30 at 1:00 p.m. for “Pumpkin Turkeys.” Space is limited.

One of our local Girl Scout troops is visiting on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. They will be assisting us in making fleece blankets and will be donating the blankets to the Haddam Senior Center Holiday Fair. All proceeds will benefit the Haddam Senior Center Nutrition Program. You can get involved by signing up at the Center.

Join Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield for a valuable and informative presentation during the Annual Enrollment Period. Have questions? They’ve got the answers! Need help learning about Medicare? They’ll help you become an expert, so you can find the best Medicare plan for your budget and health needs. Anthem Annual Enrollment “Presentation & Pie” will be on Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, at 12:30 p.m.

It’s a friendly game of LCR . . . Halloween style! Even if you’ve never played, that’s okay. LCR is an easy game to learn — it’s all about luck; no skill needed! Join us on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. Entry fee is a bag of your favorite fun-size Halloween candy.

On Friday, Oct. 27, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. the Haddam Cooperative Nursery School will be bringing some Halloween spirit as they entertain us with a costume parade and holiday songs, followed by a little cupcake decorating with our help. Feel free to dress in your best Halloween attire.

Please check in at the Center for a list of regularly scheduled monthly activities, including Tai Chi, Bingo, Morning Movies, Musical Groups, Wii games, Setback, monthly crafts, and more.

October’s activity schedule: senior center calendar- oct 2017