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April Schedule For Quail Brook Senior Center Announced

625 New Brunswick Rd., Somerset, NJ
(732) 563-4213
Open Monday-Friday 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Board and Card Games (such as Dominoes and Checkers) – Available Daily
Body and Brain Yoga with Lucy Pagnetti – Monday, 10:30 a.m. ($5.00 suggested donation/class)
Bridge Lessons – Every Friday, 10:30 a.m.
Chair Tai Chi with Bobbi Joels – Every Other Tuesday, 10:30 a.m.
Computer Instruction – Every Monday and Tuesday, 9 a.m.-noon (Please call for appointment.)
Healthy Bones Exercise Class with Joan Ackerman – Monday, 9:15 a.m. (Doctor’s Note Needed for Class)
Line Dancing – Every Friday, 9:30 a.m.
April 1 – “Turning Negative Issues into Positive Constructive Experiences” by the Magic Mirror Players, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Somerset, 10:30 a.m.
April 2 – “Free Your Mind: An Intergenerational Mind Program for Creative Problem Solving” with the Boys and Girls from the Hillsborough Reformed Church, 10:30 a.m. (Learn about how 7 local teenagers joined together to form a team that uses creative thinking to solve problems.  You will get to see their regional performance and test your own skill at some of their spontaneous challenges.)
April 3 – Holiday – Center Closed
April 7, 14, 21 and 28 – Quail Brook’s Continuing Art Institute: Wonderful Watercolors with Karen Haake, Local Artist, 1-3 p.m. (This class will teach painting with watercolors using paints made out of pigments suspended in a water-soluble vehicle, technique and medium that results in unique and personal artwork.)
April 8 – “Surrogate Court and Your Elected Judicial Officer: Learn the Language of Probate” by Frank Bruno, Somerset County Surrogate’s Office, 10:30 a.m.
April 9, 17, 24 and 30 – Come and Learn Basic German with Erna Pharaon (NEW), 10:30 a.m.
April 10 – “Olpete’s History Alive Presents: 300 Years of German Influence in New Jersey” by Peter Lubrecht, Ph.D., Historian, 10:30 a.m. (Dr. Lubrecht traces the German Immigrants in New Jersey from their entrance to the state to Modern Germans in the state today.  Almost 80% of Modern Jerseyites can trace their roots to German origins.  The ancestors came from all parts of Germany, some were farmers from the Rhineland, some were soldiers captured by American Forces in the Revolution who chose to stay and others ran from the German Revolution of 1848 only to join the army in the North and the Confederates in the South.  After the Franco Prussian War of 1870, many more came into the cities in New Jersey.  During the 20th century, the two World Wars brought Germans to the state as well.  This presentation will be of particular interest to those tracing their German roots.)
April 13 – Peace and Love through African Music and Dance with Suko Sukosu (NEW). 10:30 a.m.
April 14 and 28 – “Music Appreciation: Learning to Read Music” by Kevin Michaels (New), 10:30 a.m.
April 15 – Movement for Healthy Living and Life: Exercise Class in Breathing, Movement and Fun with Joanne, 10:30 a.m.
April 16 – “Podiatry Clinic: A Foot Health Program and FREE Screenings” with Sharon Joag, DPM, East Brunswick Foot Care, 10:30 a.m.
April 16 and 23 – Beloved Bingo, 10:30 a.m.
April 22 – “High Life: Free Spirit African Music and Dance” by Mabel Arinzeh, 10:30 a.m.
April 29 – “Weathering Grief and Working towards Happiness” by Cynthia Voorhees, Somerset County Office on Aging and Disability Services

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