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May Schedule Announced For Quail Brook Senior Center

625 New Brunswick Rd., Somerset, NJ 08873
(732) 563-4213
Open Monday-Friday 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Board & Card Games (such as Dominoes & Checkers) – Available Daily
Body & 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 & Tuesday, 9 a.m.-noon (Please call for appointment.)
Gentle Yoga – Tuesday, 1:30-2:30 p.m. (NEW! $40 for 8 week session. May 5 through June 23. Advanced registration is required. Forms are available at the Quail Brook Senior Center.)
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.
May 1 – “Feathers, Fur and Scales: Learning About Mammals and Reptiles” by Franklin Township Animal Control, 10:30 a.m.
May 4 – “Pay It Forward: A Grandmother’s Love Has Forever Transformed Me” by Brad Levin, Warren High School Student, 10:30 a.m.
May 5 – Quail Brook’s Continuing Art Institute: Wonderful Watercolors with Karen Haake, Local Artist, 1:00-3 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.)
May 6 – “Organized to a T” by Theresa D’Auria, Organized to a T, 10:30 a.m. (Theresa will discuss simple, yet effective ways to stay organized.)
May 7 – “Armchair Travel to Eastern Europe” by Dorothy & Irwin Vogel, 10:30 a.m. (Take a virtual tour of Eastern European countries compliments of local town residents Dorothy and Irwin Vogel.)
May 8, 15, 22 & 29 –NEW! Basic German with Erna Pharaon, 10:30 a.m.
May 11 – “The Mural of the Story: Creating a Country of Origin Mural” by Emily Russoniello, Local Artist and Villagers Theatre Supporter, 10:30 a.m. (Emily will engage participants to create a mural representing their individual culture.)
May 12 – “Who We Are & What We Can Do: Through Picture & Song” by the Midland School Special Needs Students, 10:30 a.m. (The non-profit school/education center for people with disabilities will present a pictorial overview about their school followed by an interactive musical program – “April Showers Bring May Flowers.”)
May 13 – “Party in the Park: A Pre-Summer Kickoff” with the Hillsborough and Manville Senior Centers at Colonial Park with Entertainment by DJ Gio, 10:30 a.m.
May 14 – “Walking for the Health of It: Benefits, Guidelines & Mechanics” by Gary Benedict, Exercise Physiologist, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, 10:30 a.m. (We will also design a walking program that will work for us.)
May 18 – “African Music & Dance: The Connection between Music and Language” with Mabel Arinzeh, 10:30 a.m.
May 19 – Annual Minute to Win It Competition Facilitated by the Manville High School Students, 10:30 a.m. (Minute to Win It is an American Primetime game show that originally ran on NBC with host Guy Fieri.  Challenges use regular household items and great concentration to complete each trial.  Think you can do it?  You have 60 seconds!  Join the suspense as the Manville and Quail Brook Senior Centers re-create this game and vie for this year’s title.)
May 20 – Environmental Exercise: A Unique Form of Exercise Using Everyday Items with Joanne, 10:30 a.m.
May 21 – “May Flowers: A Spring Performance” by the Swinging Singing Seniors Choral Group
May 25 – Holiday – Center Closed
May 27 – Visit to the Manville Senior Center for Older Americans Month Celebration with Entertainment by Trumpeter & Vocalist Gordon James, 10:45 a.m.
May 28 – “Freedom Express: A Collaboration between Art, Music & Poetic Expression” by Linda Somers, Poet, Educator & Trainer, 10:30 a.m.

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