Quail Brook Senior Center October Schedule

625 New Brunswick Rd., Somerset, NJ
(732) 563-4213
Open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
(Check monthly calendar for schedule updates.)
Bingo Tournament – Every Thursday
Bridge Lessons – Every Friday, 10:30 a.m.
Caram – Daily (East Indian Game Similar to Billiards)
Computer Instruction – Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Advance registration required.
Games (i.e., Scrabble, Dominos, Checkers, Yahtzee) – Daily
Healthy Bones Exercise Class – Monday, 9:15 a.m. (Doctor’s Note Needed for Class)
Line Dancing – Every Friday, 9:30 a.m.
Gentle Yoga – Every Wednesday, 2:15-3:30 p.m. (Oct. 15-Dec. 3) Advance registration required. The fee is $40 for an eight-week session.
October 1 – Canasta Tournament with Rich Scott, 10:30 a.m. (Learn the rummy family game of tactics and strategy).
October 1 – “Seven Roadblocks for Moving Forward: Overcoming Life’s Obstacles Seminar” – Lunch & Learn Opportunity with Susie Robinson, Certified Life Coach, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
October 2 – “Germ Warfare: History, Practice & Importance of Hygiene and Hand Washing” by Sally Awad, BS, Public Health Community Liaison, Bright Star Care, 10:30 a.m.
October 3, 10, 24 & 30 – “Learn Basic Arabic” by Sally Awad, 10:30 a.m. (Part 3 of Background, Salutations and Local Phrases from Quail Brook’s Around the World Languages Program).
October 4, 20 & 27 – “Body & Brain Yoga: Learn to Breathe, Relax and Experience Self-Discovery” by Lucy Pagnetti, Certified Yoga & Meditation Instructor, 10:30 a.m.
October 7 – “Weatherize Your Home & Your Life: How to Select a Contractor, Avoid Scams and Stay in Your Home” by Sharon Clark, Executive Director, Central Jersey Housing Resource Center, 10:30 a.m.
October 7, 14 & 28 – “Become an Artist: Learn to Draw” by Karen Haake, Local Artist, 1:00-3:00 p.m.
October 8, 15, 22 & 29 – “Movement For Life: A Progressive & Unique Way to Exercise Program” by Joanne, 10:30 a.m.
October 13 – Holiday – Center Closed
October 14 & 28 – Chair Tai Chi with Bobbi Joels, 10:30 a.m. (Tai chi is based on shifting body weight through a series of light, controlled movements that flow rhythmically into one long, graceful gesture.  Studies have reported that some participants experience a reduction in pain, fatigue and stiffness and gain a greater sense of well-being.  Regular tai chi can help reduce falls, especially for those with balance problems).
October 15 – Quail Brook Foot Clinic with Sharon Joag, DPM, East Brunswick Foot Care
October 16 – “Can You Hear Me Now: Ear Anatomy, Signs of Hearing Loss, Impact & Prevention” by Zounds Hearing, 10:30 a.m.
October 17 – “Know the Facts About Shingles” by Rite Aid Pharmacy, 10:30 a.m. (Presented by a Pharmacist and a Clinical Manager from Rite Aid Pharmacy.  Topics to be covered will be risks, symptoms and treatments from the shingle virus).
October 20 – “What You Need to Know About Arthritis” by Ivy Rehabilitation, 10:30 a.m.
October 21 – “A Healthy Homage to Halloween with Cooking Demonstration” by Allison Napolitano, RD, Shoprite/Wakefern, 10:30 a.m.
October 21 & 23 – AARP Defensive Driving Course – Lunch & Learn Opportunity, 1:00-4:00 p.m. Any licensed driver may take this course to sharpen driving skills and receive a 5% discount on insurance premiums for 3 years.  AARP members $15 and Non AARP members $20.  Class is limited to 25 people.
October 23 – “What Does it Take to Stay Healthy: The More You Know, The Healthier You Are” by Carol Rocco, RN, Spring Hills Assisted Living, 10:30 a.m.
October 31 – Visit the Manville Senior Center for a Spooktaculer Halloween Costume Party with Entertainment by DJ Giovanni, 10:45 a.m.

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