Notice of Closure and Online Classes.

Please Note: Due to Covid-19, the Senior Center building is closed until further notice. There are no Monday or Wednesday meals.

Below are all the ongoing classes/events. All classes, except Birding and Hiking, are online using Zoom. See the Online Classes page for more information. 

Weekly Wednesday Events will be online. See Wednesday Lectures/Events for more information on events and lectures. Zoom information will be provided there and on the Online Zoom Classes page for access on the day of the event.

Monday, May 10
  • Chair Yoga
    9:30 am-10:30 am

    with Carol Bokan 
    Ongoing. This class uses chairs for balance and for all seated postures, making yoga accessible to those who are challenged by balance, the ability to get on the floor, or any physical limitations. Receive the benefits of improved breath capacity, strength, and flexibility.
    Fee: $5 per class

  • Gentle Yoga
    11:00 am-12:00 pm

    with Jane Pottmeyer and Jean White
    Ongoing. A gentle-paced class that will cover all aspects of yoga, including meditation, breathwork and postures, for flexibility and strength. Suggestions will be given for adapting, although students are encouraged to do only what they know is best for their body.
    Fee: $5 per class

  • French Conversation Gathering
    2:00 pm-3:00 pm

    with Roberta Whitmore 
    Ongoing. This friendly, self-directed French conversation group is for high-beginners to intermediate French speakers who can carry on everyday conversations. We hope that everyone will take the opportunity to speak, and when useful, we will explain to others what words were used and offer communication pointers. This gathering is not intended for beginning French speakers, nor advanced French speakers. 
    No fee.

Tuesday, May 11
  • Pilates PLUS
    8:30 am-9:30 am

    with Phyllis Bartling 
    Ongoing. Pilates Plus+ takes it “up a notch” and is a bit more challenging, but still safe! We move at a faster pace, sometimes using chairs along with the weights and Pilates floor exercises. The goal remains the same: to target the core muscle groups to improve and maintain balance, strength and good posture. 
    Fee: $5 per class   

  • Spring Hike # 4
    9:00 am-11:30 am

  • T'ai Chi - Beginners
    10:30 am-11:30 am

    with John Creech 
    Ongoing. The flowing movements and postures will increase flexibility, improve balance, and strengthen core muscles. Cultivate a deeper sense of relaxation, gain an increased energy level, and experience a sense of confidence.
    Fee: $5 per class 

  • Spanish Conversation
    11:00 am-12:00 pm

    with Linda Gilbert 
    Ongoing. This self-directed group chats about the week’s activities or interests with a goal of improving fluency through listening and speaking. A no-pressure way to meet new folks, sharpen your mind, and practice your Spanish. 
    No fee.

  • French Conversation Circle-B
    1:30 pm-2:30 pm

    with Alysse Anton 
    Session B: 4/20–5/25. 
    These relaxed, fun circles are designed for intermediate/advanced speakers who want to improve their skills and confidence. This interactive and student centered class offers conversation practice through role plays, debates, as well as discussions about movies, short stories or articles you’ll review before class. Not intended for beginning French speakers. 
    Fee: $48 for each 6-week session.

Wednesday, May 12
  • Essentrics®
    8:30 am-9:30 am

    with Sherry Senior 
    Ongoing. (no class 4/21) 
    As seen on PBS, an ESSENTRICS® session provides a full-body, weight free workout that improves how you feel in your body. A dynamic combination of stretching and strengthening works through all the joints and releases tight muscles. It promotes improvement in flexibility, mobility, and posture, as well as relief of pain. You’ll need a mat and some water.
    Fee: $5 per class

  • Chair Yoga
    9:30 am-10:30 am

    with Carol Bokan 
    Ongoing. This class uses chairs for balance and for all seated postures, making yoga accessible to those who are challenged by balance, the ability to get on the floor, or any physical limitations. Receive the benefits of improved breath capacity, strength, and flexibility.
    Fee: $5 per  class

  • Better Balance
    11:00 am-11:45 am

    Physical therapists from Dee Physical Therapy will lead an 8-week courses designed to improve your balance and reduce fall risk. This program consists of progressive advancement towards more complex balance exercises. Appropriate for individuals of varied balance abilities; recommendations will be made to adjust exercise difficulty. Newcomers welcome. No fee.

  • Mindfulness Meditation Practice
    2:30 pm-3:30 pm

    with Jill Abilock
    Ongoing. You can’t always change what you experience in life, but you can change how you experience it. Mindfulness Meditation provides tools that help change how you experience things, increasing fulfillment and happiness, and reducing stress. 
    No fee.

Thursday, May 13
  • Gents Breakast
    8:00 am-9:30 am

    with Bob Chutter and Friends 
    Second and fourth Thursday mornings, 8:00–9:30. Ongoing. 
    Twice a month, the men gather for (virtual) breakfast and conversation. The group has migrated to an online Zoom format and continues to have presentations on a variety of interesting topics. It’s worth a visit! 
    Please register by the Tuesday before to get the invitation/link.

  • Pilates
    8:30 am-9:30 am

    with Phyllis Bartling 
    Ongoing. This Pilates class, for folks 55+, is designed to be challenging and safe. Pilates specifically targets the core muscle groups to improve balance, strength and posture. Pilates exercises are done on the floor on mats; includes upper body strength work with hand weights. Bring a small rolled-up towel to put under your head. 
    Fee: $5 per class

  • Memoir Writing
    10:00 am-11:00 am

    with Sandi Detwiler
    This class is currently fully enrolled.

  • T'ai Chi - Beginners
    10:30 am-11:30 am

    with John Creech 
    Ongoing. The flowing movements and postures will increase flexibility, improve balance, and strengthen core muscles. Cultivate a deeper sense of relaxation, gain an increased energy level, and experience a sense of confidence.
    Fee: $5 per class 

  • *Chinese Ultra-Righitst*
    1:00 pm-2:00 pm

    with Tao Sun 
    Learn about the tragic story of a U.S.-educated English literature scholar who went back to China right after the Communist Party came to power. In his autobiography, Prof. Wu tells of being imprisoned and publicly shamed after being labeled as an “ultra-rightist.” Targeted because he was outspoken, he liked to repeat the phrase, “Live Free or Die.” Despite its dramatic economic growth, China still pays only lip service to the protection of free speech, as written into its constitution. Censorship by the one-party state was partially responsible for the spread of coronavirus in China and beyond. 
    Dr. Sun is associate professor of public communication at UVM and a former news editor in China. 

  • Screen Writing
    6:30 pm-7:45 pm

    with Mark Williams 
    Dates: 4/8–5/13. (6 weeks) In this class, you’ll discover how to develop a basic storyline and create a logline description. We’ll discuss story structures such as the Three Act Structure: What disaster forces the main character into action? What flaw in the main character sends them into hopelessness? What neglected or underestimated strength saves the day? At the end of the course, you’ll think about workflow for writing your first draft of a feature film. 
    Fee: $58 for the series of 75-min. classes.

Friday, May 14
  • French Coffee Club-B
    9:00 am-10:00 am

    with Alysse Anton
    Session B: 4/23–5/28. 
    Have engaging French conversation with your morning coffee. This course is designed for high-beginner/low-intermediate French speakers who are able to carry on a basic conversation, but who would like to improve confidence and fluidity discussing a variety of topics. This conversation class is not intended for beginning French speakers. 
    Fee: $48 for each 6-week session.

  • Essentrics®
    9:30 am-10:30 am

    with Sherry Senior 
    Ongoing. (no class 4/23) 
    As seen on PBS, an ESSENTRICS® session provides a full-body, weight free workout that improves how you feel in your body. A dynamic combination of stretching and strengthening works through all the joints and releases tight muscles. It promotes improvement in flexibility, mobility, and posture, as well as relief of pain. You’ll need a mat and some water.
    Fee: $5 per class

  • Italian for Continuing Beginners
    1:00 pm-2:00 pm

    with Nicole Librandi 
    You’ve studied a bit of Italian? Are you beginning to put sentences together and carry on basic conversations? Have you been practicing ordering a cappuccino in a sun-drenched piazza? Do you spend your free time watching Italian movies and singing along with your favorite Italian songsters? Then this class is for you! 
    Class size is limited, so please register by 4/30. Fee: $40.

  • Italian - Intermediate
    2:30 pm-3:30 pm

    with Nicole Librandi 
    If you’ve studied Italian, but if your knowledge of the language is “rusty”, then this class is the right place for you. We’ll have fun with the Italian language and culture together, through conversation, reading, writing and taking virtual tours of Italian art, music, style and cuisine. Grammar level already achieved: up through Passato Prossimo. 
    Class size is limited, so please register by 4/30. Fee: $40.

  • Italian - Advanced
    4:00 pm-5:00 pm

    with Nicole Librandi 
    Fridays, 4:00-5:00. Session B: 5/7-6/4. (5 weeks)
    Join this class to strengthen your knowledge of Italian through conversation and grammar updates. Enjoy Italy virtually as you use Italiano in conversation, writing, reading, films, games and songs. Class is conducted almost exclusively in Italian. 
    Class size is limited, so please register by 4/30. Fee: $40.

  • Italian for Total Beginners
    5:30 pm-6:30 pm

    with Nicole Librandi
    Fridays, 5:30-6:30. Session B: 5/7-6/4. (5 weeks) You’ve never studied Italian? Do you dream of traveling to Italy and ordering a cappuccino in a sun-drenched piazza? Feeling tongue-tied? Then this class is for you! Now is the time to begin your study of Italian—and have fun along the way!
    Class size is limited, so please register by 4/30. Fee: $40.

Monday, May 17
  • Chair Yoga
    9:30 am-10:30 am

    with Carol Bokan 
    Ongoing. This class uses chairs for balance and for all seated postures, making yoga accessible to those who are challenged by balance, the ability to get on the floor, or any physical limitations. Receive the benefits of improved breath capacity, strength, and flexibility.
    Fee: $5 per class

  • Book Group
    11:00 am-12:30 pm

    Walking Each Other Home: Conversations on Loving and Dying 
    Dates: 3/15, 4/5, 4/26 & 5/17. 
    This facilitated group began with a discussion of Walking Each Other Home. It has just started Being With Dying: Cultivating Compassion and Fearlessness in the Presence of Death by Joan Halifax. 
    No fee.

  • Gentle Yoga
    11:00 am-12:00 pm

    with Jane Pottmeyer and Jean White
    Ongoing. A gentle-paced class that will cover all aspects of yoga, including meditation, breathwork and postures, for flexibility and strength. Suggestions will be given for adapting, although students are encouraged to do only what they know is best for their body.
    Fee: $5 per class

  • French Conversation Gathering
    2:00 pm-3:00 pm

    with Roberta Whitmore 
    Ongoing. This friendly, self-directed French conversation group is for high-beginners to intermediate French speakers who can carry on everyday conversations. We hope that everyone will take the opportunity to speak, and when useful, we will explain to others what words were used and offer communication pointers. This gathering is not intended for beginning French speakers, nor advanced French speakers. 
    No fee.

Tuesday, May 18
  • Pilates PLUS
    8:30 am-9:30 am

    with Phyllis Bartling 
    Ongoing. Pilates Plus+ takes it “up a notch” and is a bit more challenging, but still safe! We move at a faster pace, sometimes using chairs along with the weights and Pilates floor exercises. The goal remains the same: to target the core muscle groups to improve and maintain balance, strength and good posture. 
    Fee: $5 per class   

  • T'ai Chi - Beginners
    10:30 am-11:30 am

    with John Creech 
    Ongoing. The flowing movements and postures will increase flexibility, improve balance, and strengthen core muscles. Cultivate a deeper sense of relaxation, gain an increased energy level, and experience a sense of confidence.
    Fee: $5 per class 

  • Spanish Conversation
    11:00 am-12:00 pm

    with Linda Gilbert 
    Ongoing. This self-directed group chats about the week’s activities or interests with a goal of improving fluency through listening and speaking. A no-pressure way to meet new folks, sharpen your mind, and practice your Spanish. 
    No fee.

  • French Conversation Circle-B
    1:30 pm-2:30 pm

    with Alysse Anton 
    Session B: 4/20–5/25. 
    These relaxed, fun circles are designed for intermediate/advanced speakers who want to improve their skills and confidence. This interactive and student centered class offers conversation practice through role plays, debates, as well as discussions about movies, short stories or articles you’ll review before class. Not intended for beginning French speakers. 
    Fee: $48 for each 6-week session.

Wednesday, May 19
  • Essentrics®
    8:30 am-9:30 am

    with Sherry Senior 
    Ongoing. (no class 4/21) 
    As seen on PBS, an ESSENTRICS® session provides a full-body, weight free workout that improves how you feel in your body. A dynamic combination of stretching and strengthening works through all the joints and releases tight muscles. It promotes improvement in flexibility, mobility, and posture, as well as relief of pain. You’ll need a mat and some water.
    Fee: $5 per class

  • Chair Yoga
    9:30 am-10:30 am

    with Carol Bokan 
    Ongoing. This class uses chairs for balance and for all seated postures, making yoga accessible to those who are challenged by balance, the ability to get on the floor, or any physical limitations. Receive the benefits of improved breath capacity, strength, and flexibility.
    Fee: $5 per  class

  • Better Balance
    11:00 am-11:45 am

    Physical therapists from Dee Physical Therapy will lead an 8-week courses designed to improve your balance and reduce fall risk. This program consists of progressive advancement towards more complex balance exercises. Appropriate for individuals of varied balance abilities; recommendations will be made to adjust exercise difficulty. Newcomers welcome. No fee.

  • *Libraries of the World*
    1:00 pm-2:00 pm

    with Margaret Woodruff 
    From the clay tablets and papyrus of ancient civilizations to the digital downloads of today, the thread of library history is information. The power and prestige of the written word led to the development of majestic spaces to house these collections. Join Margaret Woodruff, Director of the Charlotte Library, for a virtual tour of libraries past and present. We’ll consider what future libraries will offer as places of access and resource. Co-sponsored by Charlotte Public Library.   

  • Mindfulness Meditation Practice
    2:30 pm-3:30 pm

    with Jill Abilock
    Ongoing. You can’t always change what you experience in life, but you can change how you experience it. Mindfulness Meditation provides tools that help change how you experience things, increasing fulfillment and happiness, and reducing stress. 
    No fee.

Thursday, May 20
  • Pilates
    8:30 am-9:30 am

    with Phyllis Bartling 
    Ongoing. This Pilates class, for folks 55+, is designed to be challenging and safe. Pilates specifically targets the core muscle groups to improve balance, strength and posture. Pilates exercises are done on the floor on mats; includes upper body strength work with hand weights. Bring a small rolled-up towel to put under your head. 
    Fee: $5 per class

  • Memoir Writing
    10:00 am-11:00 am

    with Sandi Detwiler
    This class is currently fully enrolled.

  • T'ai Chi - Beginners
    10:30 am-11:30 am

    with John Creech 
    Ongoing. The flowing movements and postures will increase flexibility, improve balance, and strengthen core muscles. Cultivate a deeper sense of relaxation, gain an increased energy level, and experience a sense of confidence.
    Fee: $5 per class 

  • Play Reading
    2:00 pm-4:30 pm

    with Sue Foley and Wally Gates 
    Third Thursdays, 2:00–4:30. Dates: 3/18, 4/15 & 5/20. 
    This is table reading fun – with no stage fright to get in your way. Group meets monthly and is for people who enjoy reading plays aloud or listening to others perform. No experience is needed. Scripts are provided and parts assigned. 
    For further information, contact Sue directly at ssnfoley@icloud. com. Fee: $5 suggested donation per reading. 

Friday, May 21
  • French Coffee Club-B
    9:00 am-10:00 am

    with Alysse Anton
    Session B: 4/23–5/28. 
    Have engaging French conversation with your morning coffee. This course is designed for high-beginner/low-intermediate French speakers who are able to carry on a basic conversation, but who would like to improve confidence and fluidity discussing a variety of topics. This conversation class is not intended for beginning French speakers. 
    Fee: $48 for each 6-week session.

  • Essentrics®
    9:30 am-10:30 am

    with Sherry Senior 
    Ongoing. (no class 4/23) 
    As seen on PBS, an ESSENTRICS® session provides a full-body, weight free workout that improves how you feel in your body. A dynamic combination of stretching and strengthening works through all the joints and releases tight muscles. It promotes improvement in flexibility, mobility, and posture, as well as relief of pain. You’ll need a mat and some water.
    Fee: $5 per class

  • Italian for Continuing Beginners
    1:00 pm-2:00 pm

    with Nicole Librandi 
    You’ve studied a bit of Italian? Are you beginning to put sentences together and carry on basic conversations? Have you been practicing ordering a cappuccino in a sun-drenched piazza? Do you spend your free time watching Italian movies and singing along with your favorite Italian songsters? Then this class is for you! 
    Class size is limited, so please register by 4/30. Fee: $40.

  • Italian - Intermediate
    2:30 pm-3:30 pm

    with Nicole Librandi 
    If you’ve studied Italian, but if your knowledge of the language is “rusty”, then this class is the right place for you. We’ll have fun with the Italian language and culture together, through conversation, reading, writing and taking virtual tours of Italian art, music, style and cuisine. Grammar level already achieved: up through Passato Prossimo. 
    Class size is limited, so please register by 4/30. Fee: $40.

  • Italian - Advanced
    4:00 pm-5:00 pm

    with Nicole Librandi 
    Fridays, 4:00-5:00. Session B: 5/7-6/4. (5 weeks)
    Join this class to strengthen your knowledge of Italian through conversation and grammar updates. Enjoy Italy virtually as you use Italiano in conversation, writing, reading, films, games and songs. Class is conducted almost exclusively in Italian. 
    Class size is limited, so please register by 4/30. Fee: $40.

  • Italian for Total Beginners
    5:30 pm-6:30 pm

    with Nicole Librandi
    Fridays, 5:30-6:30. Session B: 5/7-6/4. (5 weeks) You’ve never studied Italian? Do you dream of traveling to Italy and ordering a cappuccino in a sun-drenched piazza? Feeling tongue-tied? Then this class is for you! Now is the time to begin your study of Italian—and have fun along the way!
    Class size is limited, so please register by 4/30. Fee: $40.

Monday, May 24
  • Chair Yoga
    9:30 am-10:30 am

    with Carol Bokan 
    Ongoing. This class uses chairs for balance and for all seated postures, making yoga accessible to those who are challenged by balance, the ability to get on the floor, or any physical limitations. Receive the benefits of improved breath capacity, strength, and flexibility.
    Fee: $5 per class

  • Gentle Yoga
    11:00 am-12:00 pm

    with Jane Pottmeyer and Jean White
    Ongoing. A gentle-paced class that will cover all aspects of yoga, including meditation, breathwork and postures, for flexibility and strength. Suggestions will be given for adapting, although students are encouraged to do only what they know is best for their body.
    Fee: $5 per class

  • French Conversation Gathering
    2:00 pm-3:00 pm

    with Roberta Whitmore 
    Ongoing. This friendly, self-directed French conversation group is for high-beginners to intermediate French speakers who can carry on everyday conversations. We hope that everyone will take the opportunity to speak, and when useful, we will explain to others what words were used and offer communication pointers. This gathering is not intended for beginning French speakers, nor advanced French speakers. 
    No fee.

Tuesday, May 25
  • Pilates PLUS
    8:30 am-9:30 am

    with Phyllis Bartling 
    Ongoing. Pilates Plus+ takes it “up a notch” and is a bit more challenging, but still safe! We move at a faster pace, sometimes using chairs along with the weights and Pilates floor exercises. The goal remains the same: to target the core muscle groups to improve and maintain balance, strength and good posture. 
    Fee: $5 per class   

  • T'ai Chi - Beginners
    10:30 am-11:30 am

    with John Creech 
    Ongoing. The flowing movements and postures will increase flexibility, improve balance, and strengthen core muscles. Cultivate a deeper sense of relaxation, gain an increased energy level, and experience a sense of confidence.
    Fee: $5 per class 

  • Spanish Conversation
    11:00 am-12:00 pm

    with Linda Gilbert 
    Ongoing. This self-directed group chats about the week’s activities or interests with a goal of improving fluency through listening and speaking. A no-pressure way to meet new folks, sharpen your mind, and practice your Spanish. 
    No fee.

  • French Conversation Circle-B
    1:30 pm-2:30 pm

    with Alysse Anton 
    Session B: 4/20–5/25. 
    These relaxed, fun circles are designed for intermediate/advanced speakers who want to improve their skills and confidence. This interactive and student centered class offers conversation practice through role plays, debates, as well as discussions about movies, short stories or articles you’ll review before class. Not intended for beginning French speakers. 
    Fee: $48 for each 6-week session.

Wednesday, May 26
  • Essentrics®
    8:30 am-9:30 am

    with Sherry Senior 
    Ongoing. (no class 4/21) 
    As seen on PBS, an ESSENTRICS® session provides a full-body, weight free workout that improves how you feel in your body. A dynamic combination of stretching and strengthening works through all the joints and releases tight muscles. It promotes improvement in flexibility, mobility, and posture, as well as relief of pain. You’ll need a mat and some water.
    Fee: $5 per class

  • *Inside the Internet*
    9:00 am-10:00 am

    with Brian Bock 
    Did you know that the Internet of today evolved out of a military project which was actually designed to survive a nuclear war? What do acronyms like HTTP or DNS mean and why are they important? Find out how the Internet really works from a technical perspective – but geared toward the non-techie. At the end, you will have a chance to ask your burning questions. 
    Brian Bock has worked online his entire career and in 1996 started his own Internet-based software development firm.                 

  • Chair Yoga
    9:30 am-10:30 am

    with Carol Bokan 
    Ongoing. This class uses chairs for balance and for all seated postures, making yoga accessible to those who are challenged by balance, the ability to get on the floor, or any physical limitations. Receive the benefits of improved breath capacity, strength, and flexibility.
    Fee: $5 per  class

  • Better Balance
    11:00 am-11:45 am

    Physical therapists from Dee Physical Therapy will lead an 8-week courses designed to improve your balance and reduce fall risk. This program consists of progressive advancement towards more complex balance exercises. Appropriate for individuals of varied balance abilities; recommendations will be made to adjust exercise difficulty. Newcomers welcome. No fee.

  • *Inside the Internet*
    1:00 pm-2:00 pm

  • Mindfulness Meditation Practice
    2:30 pm-3:30 pm

    with Jill Abilock
    Ongoing. You can’t always change what you experience in life, but you can change how you experience it. Mindfulness Meditation provides tools that help change how you experience things, increasing fulfillment and happiness, and reducing stress. 
    No fee.

Thursday, May 27
  • Gents Breakast
    8:00 am-9:30 am

    with Bob Chutter and Friends 
    Second and fourth Thursday mornings, 8:00–9:30. Ongoing. 
    Twice a month, the men gather for (virtual) breakfast and conversation. The group has migrated to an online Zoom format and continues to have presentations on a variety of interesting topics. It’s worth a visit! 
    Please register by the Tuesday before to get the invitation/link.

  • Pilates
    8:30 am-9:30 am

    with Phyllis Bartling 
    Ongoing. This Pilates class, for folks 55+, is designed to be challenging and safe. Pilates specifically targets the core muscle groups to improve balance, strength and posture. Pilates exercises are done on the floor on mats; includes upper body strength work with hand weights. Bring a small rolled-up towel to put under your head. 
    Fee: $5 per class

  • Memoir Writing
    10:00 am-11:00 am

    with Sandi Detwiler
    This class is currently fully enrolled.

  • T'ai Chi - Beginners
    10:30 am-11:30 am

    with John Creech 
    Ongoing. The flowing movements and postures will increase flexibility, improve balance, and strengthen core muscles. Cultivate a deeper sense of relaxation, gain an increased energy level, and experience a sense of confidence.
    Fee: $5 per class 

Friday, May 28
  • French Coffee Club-B
    9:00 am-10:00 am

    with Alysse Anton
    Session B: 4/23–5/28. 
    Have engaging French conversation with your morning coffee. This course is designed for high-beginner/low-intermediate French speakers who are able to carry on a basic conversation, but who would like to improve confidence and fluidity discussing a variety of topics. This conversation class is not intended for beginning French speakers. 
    Fee: $48 for each 6-week session.

  • Essentrics®
    9:30 am-10:30 am

    with Sherry Senior 
    Ongoing. (no class 4/23) 
    As seen on PBS, an ESSENTRICS® session provides a full-body, weight free workout that improves how you feel in your body. A dynamic combination of stretching and strengthening works through all the joints and releases tight muscles. It promotes improvement in flexibility, mobility, and posture, as well as relief of pain. You’ll need a mat and some water.
    Fee: $5 per class

  • Italian for Continuing Beginners
    1:00 pm-2:00 pm

    with Nicole Librandi 
    You’ve studied a bit of Italian? Are you beginning to put sentences together and carry on basic conversations? Have you been practicing ordering a cappuccino in a sun-drenched piazza? Do you spend your free time watching Italian movies and singing along with your favorite Italian songsters? Then this class is for you! 
    Class size is limited, so please register by 4/30. Fee: $40.

  • Italian - Intermediate
    2:30 pm-3:30 pm

    with Nicole Librandi 
    If you’ve studied Italian, but if your knowledge of the language is “rusty”, then this class is the right place for you. We’ll have fun with the Italian language and culture together, through conversation, reading, writing and taking virtual tours of Italian art, music, style and cuisine. Grammar level already achieved: up through Passato Prossimo. 
    Class size is limited, so please register by 4/30. Fee: $40.

  • Italian - Advanced
    4:00 pm-5:00 pm

    with Nicole Librandi 
    Fridays, 4:00-5:00. Session B: 5/7-6/4. (5 weeks)
    Join this class to strengthen your knowledge of Italian through conversation and grammar updates. Enjoy Italy virtually as you use Italiano in conversation, writing, reading, films, games and songs. Class is conducted almost exclusively in Italian. 
    Class size is limited, so please register by 4/30. Fee: $40.

  • Italian for Total Beginners
    5:30 pm-6:30 pm

    with Nicole Librandi
    Fridays, 5:30-6:30. Session B: 5/7-6/4. (5 weeks) You’ve never studied Italian? Do you dream of traveling to Italy and ordering a cappuccino in a sun-drenched piazza? Feeling tongue-tied? Then this class is for you! Now is the time to begin your study of Italian—and have fun along the way!
    Class size is limited, so please register by 4/30. Fee: $40.

Monday, May 31
  • Chair Yoga
    9:30 am-10:30 am

    with Carol Bokan 
    Ongoing. This class uses chairs for balance and for all seated postures, making yoga accessible to those who are challenged by balance, the ability to get on the floor, or any physical limitations. Receive the benefits of improved breath capacity, strength, and flexibility.
    Fee: $5 per class

  • Gentle Yoga
    11:00 am-12:00 pm

    with Jane Pottmeyer and Jean White
    Ongoing. A gentle-paced class that will cover all aspects of yoga, including meditation, breathwork and postures, for flexibility and strength. Suggestions will be given for adapting, although students are encouraged to do only what they know is best for their body.
    Fee: $5 per class

  • French Conversation Gathering
    2:00 pm-3:00 pm

    with Roberta Whitmore 
    Ongoing. This friendly, self-directed French conversation group is for high-beginners to intermediate French speakers who can carry on everyday conversations. We hope that everyone will take the opportunity to speak, and when useful, we will explain to others what words were used and offer communication pointers. This gathering is not intended for beginning French speakers, nor advanced French speakers. 
    No fee.

Tuesday, June 1
  • Pilates PLUS
    8:30 am-9:30 am

    with Phyllis Bartling 
    Ongoing. Pilates Plus+ takes it “up a notch” and is a bit more challenging, but still safe! We move at a faster pace, sometimes using chairs along with the weights and Pilates floor exercises. The goal remains the same: to target the core muscle groups to improve and maintain balance, strength and good posture. 
    Fee: $5 per class   

  • T'ai Chi - Beginners
    10:30 am-11:30 am

    with John Creech 
    Ongoing. The flowing movements and postures will increase flexibility, improve balance, and strengthen core muscles. Cultivate a deeper sense of relaxation, gain an increased energy level, and experience a sense of confidence.
    Fee: $5 per class 

  • Spanish Conversation
    11:00 am-12:00 pm

    with Linda Gilbert 
    Ongoing. This self-directed group chats about the week’s activities or interests with a goal of improving fluency through listening and speaking. A no-pressure way to meet new folks, sharpen your mind, and practice your Spanish. 
    No fee.

Wednesday, June 2
  • Chair Yoga
    9:30 am-10:30 am

    with Carol Bokan 
    Ongoing. This class uses chairs for balance and for all seated postures, making yoga accessible to those who are challenged by balance, the ability to get on the floor, or any physical limitations. Receive the benefits of improved breath capacity, strength, and flexibility.
    Fee: $5 per  class

  • Better Balance
    11:00 am-11:45 am

    Physical therapists from Dee Physical Therapy will lead an 8-week courses designed to improve your balance and reduce fall risk. This program consists of progressive advancement towards more complex balance exercises. Appropriate for individuals of varied balance abilities; recommendations will be made to adjust exercise difficulty. Newcomers welcome. No fee.

Thursday, June 3
  • Pilates
    8:30 am-9:30 am

    with Phyllis Bartling 
    Ongoing. This Pilates class, for folks 55+, is designed to be challenging and safe. Pilates specifically targets the core muscle groups to improve balance, strength and posture. Pilates exercises are done on the floor on mats; includes upper body strength work with hand weights. Bring a small rolled-up towel to put under your head. 
    Fee: $5 per class

  • Memoir Writing
    10:00 am-11:00 am

    with Sandi Detwiler
    This class is currently fully enrolled.

  • T'ai Chi - Beginners
    10:30 am-11:30 am

    with John Creech 
    Ongoing. The flowing movements and postures will increase flexibility, improve balance, and strengthen core muscles. Cultivate a deeper sense of relaxation, gain an increased energy level, and experience a sense of confidence.
    Fee: $5 per class 

  • T'ai Chi Advanced
    11:00 am-12:00 pm

Friday, June 4
  • Italian for Continuing Beginners
    1:00 pm-2:00 pm

    with Nicole Librandi 
    You’ve studied a bit of Italian? Are you beginning to put sentences together and carry on basic conversations? Have you been practicing ordering a cappuccino in a sun-drenched piazza? Do you spend your free time watching Italian movies and singing along with your favorite Italian songsters? Then this class is for you! 
    Class size is limited, so please register by 4/30. Fee: $40.

  • Italian - Intermediate
    2:30 pm-3:30 pm

    with Nicole Librandi 
    If you’ve studied Italian, but if your knowledge of the language is “rusty”, then this class is the right place for you. We’ll have fun with the Italian language and culture together, through conversation, reading, writing and taking virtual tours of Italian art, music, style and cuisine. Grammar level already achieved: up through Passato Prossimo. 
    Class size is limited, so please register by 4/30. Fee: $40.

  • Italian - Advanced
    4:00 pm-5:00 pm

    with Nicole Librandi 
    Fridays, 4:00-5:00. Session B: 5/7-6/4. (5 weeks)
    Join this class to strengthen your knowledge of Italian through conversation and grammar updates. Enjoy Italy virtually as you use Italiano in conversation, writing, reading, films, games and songs. Class is conducted almost exclusively in Italian. 
    Class size is limited, so please register by 4/30. Fee: $40.

  • Italian for Total Beginners
    5:30 pm-6:30 pm

    with Nicole Librandi
    Fridays, 5:30-6:30. Session B: 5/7-6/4. (5 weeks) You’ve never studied Italian? Do you dream of traveling to Italy and ordering a cappuccino in a sun-drenched piazza? Feeling tongue-tied? Then this class is for you! Now is the time to begin your study of Italian—and have fun along the way!
    Class size is limited, so please register by 4/30. Fee: $40.