Return to Programs page.

Friday, May 24
  • Arts Group on Fridays
    10:00 am-12:00 pm

    with Kay George
    You are invited to bring whatever you are working on and enjoy the ideas and encouragement that this friendly, relaxed group has to offer. No fee.

  • Strength Maintenance
    11:00 am-12:00 pm

    with Sylvia Levine
    Based on the Living Strong program, these exercises help increase strength, muscle mass and bone density using hand and ankle weights. Balance exercises enhance agility and decrease the likelihood of falls, while flexibility exercises increase joint mobility and reduce the risk of injury. Weights are provided. No fee.

Saturday, May 25
  • *Plant Sale*
    9:00 am-12:00 pm

Sunday, May 26
  • Sunday Games
    1:00 pm-4:00 pm

    Join others for cards and board games. No fee.

Monday, May 27
  • CLOSED for MEMORIAL DAY
    9:00 am-4:00 pm

Tuesday, May 28
  • Acrylics
    9:00 am-12:00 pm

    with Lynn Cummings
    Students will be guided in steps to produce unique, intuitive art. Fluid acrylics, heavy body paints, pens, stencils, texturizing materials, and found objects will be used to create stunning pieces. Email for supply list: Lynn.Cummings@uvm.edu. Registration required. Fee: $110 for the series.

  • Pilates PLUS
    9:00 am-10:00 am

    with Phyllis Bartling
    Pilates Plus+ takes it “up a notch” and is a bit more challenging, but still safe! We move at a faster pace and utilize chairs and resistance bands, along with the weights and floor exercises. The goal remains the same, target the core muscle groups to improve and maintain balance, strength and good posture. Registration required. Session I: $40, Session II: $40; or $8 per class.

  • Spanish Grammar Review
    10:00 am-10:45 am

    with Patricia Novak
    An intermediate Spanish class for people wanting to refresh their grammar and vocabulary. Emphasis will be placed on correct usage and pronunciation as needed. Topics will include expressions and phrases requested by the participants. Fee for material: $10.00.

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

    with Maria Acosta
    This group comes together to chat 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.

  • Strength Maintenance
    11:00 am-12:00 pm

    with Sylvia Levine
    Based on the Living Strong program, these exercises help increase strength, muscle mass and bone density using hand and ankle weights. Balance exercises enhance agility and decrease the likelihood of falls, while flexibility exercises increase joint mobility and reduce the risk of injury. Weights are provided. No fee.

  • Mahjong
    12:45 pm-4:00 pm

    with Jean-Carol Dunham, Nan Mason & Nancy Rosenthal
    For those new or experienced in the Chinese style of mahjong, you are welcome to join this informal get-together. No fee.

  • Pastels
    1:00 pm-3:30 pm

    with Shirley Reid Thompson
    Pastel painting techniques and color theory will be explained and used. We will work from real life set-ups, with photographs on one afternoon. Options include individual contrast composition with color layering. Help for beginners is available, and all skill levels are welcome. Call Shirley at 860-0666 for a materials list. Registration necessary. Limit 10. Fee: $115 for the series.

Wednesday, May 29
  • Strolling in Charlotte
    10:00 am-12:00 pm

    Explore the new Charlotte Town Link Trail on your own or with others. Sign up for a date and meet up at the Senior Center to carpool. Self -guided strolling on this flat, gravel path. No minimum number, and you decide about the weather – there are no ‘official’ cancellations. No fee. Registration is requested for each week.

  • *Tour Clemmons Farm Barn House*
    1:00 pm-2:00 pm

    with Susan Crockenberg
    The Barn House, designed by Dr. Jackson Clemmons, and a work of art itself, displays posters from the National Museum of African American History and Culture, as well as a collection of African art from Jack and Lydia’s travels in Africa. Registration required. A contribution of $10 for the Farm is requested. Meet at the Senior Center to carpool.

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

    with Phyllis Bartling
    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. Exercises are done on the floor on mats; bring a small rolled-up towel to put under your head. This also includes upper-body strength work with hand weights. Registration required. Session I: $48, Session II: $40; or $8 per class.

  • Fiber Arts Group
    9:15 am-12:00 pm

    with Diane Burgess and Davey DeGraff
    This is a welcoming place to come and share your love of handwork. Bring your rug hooking, knitting, or other fiber project to work on together. No fee.

  • T'ai Chi Ch'uan Beginners
    10:00 am-11:00 am

    with John Creech
    The flowing movements and postures will increase flexibility, improve balance, and strengthen core muscles. Cultivate a deeper sense of relaxation, increased energy level, and a sense of confidence. Registration required. Session I: $56, Session II: $48; or $8 per class.

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

    This class is currently full.

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

    with Marty Morrissey 
    T’ai Chi is recognized worldwide as an unparalleled exercise program for mind/body training to help improve balance, flexibility, stability, and overall health. For students familiar with the form. Registration required. No fee.

Friday, May 31
  • Arts Group on Fridays
    10:00 am-12:00 pm

    with Kay George
    You are invited to bring whatever you are working on and enjoy the ideas and encouragement that this friendly, relaxed group has to offer. No fee.

  • Strength Maintenance
    11:00 am-12:00 pm

    with Sylvia Levine
    Based on the Living Strong program, these exercises help increase strength, muscle mass and bone density using hand and ankle weights. Balance exercises enhance agility and decrease the likelihood of falls, while flexibility exercises increase joint mobility and reduce the risk of injury. Weights are provided. No fee.

Sunday, June 2
  • Sunday Games
    1:00 pm-4:00 pm

    Join others for cards and board games. No fee.

Monday, June 3
  • Chair Yoga
    9:40 am-10:40 am

    with Tiny Sikkes
    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. Registration required. Session I and II: $60 each; or $10 per class.

  • Gentle Yoga
    11:00 am-12:00 pm

    with Jean White
    Learn classic yoga postures in a gentle way—adapted to individual needs and all fitness levels. You’ll improve your strength, balance, flexibility, and breathing. Registration required. Session I and II: $60 each; or $10 per class.

  • Bridge
    12:30 pm-4:00 pm

    with Lane Morrison and Lorna Bates
    A 15-minute, skill-building lesson begins the afternoon. We then draw names for partners, and friendly games ensue. Those unfamiliar with duplicate bridge are welcome to observe and join in when you feel ready to play. No fee.

Tuesday, June 4
  • Pilates PLUS
    9:00 am-10:00 am

    with Phyllis Bartling
    Pilates Plus+ takes it “up a notch” and is a bit more challenging, but still safe! We move at a faster pace and utilize chairs and resistance bands, along with the weights and floor exercises. The goal remains the same, target the core muscle groups to improve and maintain balance, strength and good posture. Registration required. Session I: $40, Session II: $40; or $8 per class.

  • Board Meeting
    9:00 am-11:00 am

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

    with Maria Acosta
    This group comes together to chat 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.

  • Strength Maintenance
    11:00 am-12:00 pm

    with Sylvia Levine
    Based on the Living Strong program, these exercises help increase strength, muscle mass and bone density using hand and ankle weights. Balance exercises enhance agility and decrease the likelihood of falls, while flexibility exercises increase joint mobility and reduce the risk of injury. Weights are provided. No fee.

  • Mahjong
    12:45 pm-4:00 pm

    with Jean-Carol Dunham, Nan Mason & Nancy Rosenthal
    For those new or experienced in the Chinese style of mahjong, you are welcome to join this informal get-together. No fee.

Wednesday, June 5
  • Mindfulness
    9:00 am-10:00 am

    with Jill Abilock
    You can’t always change what you experience in life, but you can change how you experience it. Mindfulness This practice provides tools to change how you experience things, reducing stress and increasing happiness. All experience levels welcome! No fee.

  • Strolling in Charlotte
    10:00 am-12:00 pm

    Explore the new Charlotte Town Link Trail on your own or with others. Sign up for a date and meet up at the Senior Center to carpool. Self -guided strolling on this flat, gravel path. No minimum number, and you decide about the weather – there are no ‘official’ cancellations. No fee. Registration is requested for each week.

Thursday, June 6
  • Pilates
    8:30 am-9:30 am

    with Phyllis Bartling
    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. Exercises are done on the floor on mats; bring a small rolled-up towel to put under your head. This also includes upper-body strength work with hand weights. Registration required. Session I: $48, Session II: $40; or $8 per class.

  • Fiber Arts Group
    9:15 am-12:00 pm

    with Diane Burgess and Davey DeGraff
    This is a welcoming place to come and share your love of handwork. Bring your rug hooking, knitting, or other fiber project to work on together. No fee.

  • T'ai Chi Ch'uan Beginners
    10:00 am-11:00 am

    with John Creech
    The flowing movements and postures will increase flexibility, improve balance, and strengthen core muscles. Cultivate a deeper sense of relaxation, increased energy level, and a sense of confidence. Registration required. Session I: $56, Session II: $48; or $8 per class.

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

    This class is currently full.

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

    with Marty Morrissey 
    T’ai Chi is recognized worldwide as an unparalleled exercise program for mind/body training to help improve balance, flexibility, stability, and overall health. For students familiar with the form. Registration required. No fee.

Friday, June 7
  • Moving Better, Living Better
    9:40 am-10:40 am

    with Liesje Smith
    Build strength, stamina, flexibility, postural stability, and learn how to move fluidly without causing injury. Through the classes, the neuro-pathways of the brain are sharpened, resulting in more aliveness and responsivity. Registration required. Session I and II: $50 each; or $10 per class.

  • Arts Group on Fridays
    10:00 am-12:00 pm

    with Kay George
    You are invited to bring whatever you are working on and enjoy the ideas and encouragement that this friendly, relaxed group has to offer. No fee.

  • Strength Maintenance
    11:00 am-12:00 pm

    with Sylvia Levine
    Based on the Living Strong program, these exercises help increase strength, muscle mass and bone density using hand and ankle weights. Balance exercises enhance agility and decrease the likelihood of falls, while flexibility exercises increase joint mobility and reduce the risk of injury. Weights are provided. No fee.

Sunday, June 9
  • New Event
    9:00 am-10:00 am

  • Sunday Games
    1:00 pm-4:00 pm

    Join others for cards and board games. No fee.

Monday, June 10
  • Chair Yoga
    9:40 am-10:40 am

    with Tiny Sikkes
    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. Registration required. Session I and II: $60 each; or $10 per class.

  • Gentle Yoga
    11:00 am-12:00 pm

    with Jean White
    Learn classic yoga postures in a gentle way—adapted to individual needs and all fitness levels. You’ll improve your strength, balance, flexibility, and breathing. Registration required. Session I and II: $60 each; or $10 per class.

  • Bridge
    12:30 pm-4:00 pm

    with Lane Morrison and Lorna Bates
    A 15-minute, skill-building lesson begins the afternoon. We then draw names for partners, and friendly games ensue. Those unfamiliar with duplicate bridge are welcome to observe and join in when you feel ready to play. No fee.

Tuesday, June 11
  • Pilates PLUS
    9:00 am-10:00 am

    with Phyllis Bartling
    Pilates Plus+ takes it “up a notch” and is a bit more challenging, but still safe! We move at a faster pace and utilize chairs and resistance bands, along with the weights and floor exercises. The goal remains the same, target the core muscle groups to improve and maintain balance, strength and good posture. Registration required. Session I: $40, Session II: $40; or $8 per class.

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

    with Maria Acosta
    This group comes together to chat 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.

  • Strength Maintenance
    11:00 am-12:00 pm

    with Sylvia Levine
    Based on the Living Strong program, these exercises help increase strength, muscle mass and bone density using hand and ankle weights. Balance exercises enhance agility and decrease the likelihood of falls, while flexibility exercises increase joint mobility and reduce the risk of injury. Weights are provided. No fee.

  • Mahjong
    12:45 pm-4:00 pm

    with Jean-Carol Dunham, Nan Mason & Nancy Rosenthal
    For those new or experienced in the Chinese style of mahjong, you are welcome to join this informal get-together. No fee.

Wednesday, June 12
  • Mindfulness
    9:00 am-10:00 am

    with Jill Abilock
    You can’t always change what you experience in life, but you can change how you experience it. Mindfulness This practice provides tools to change how you experience things, reducing stress and increasing happiness. All experience levels welcome! No fee.

  • Birding
    9:00 am-12:00 pm

  • Strolling in Charlotte
    10:00 am-12:00 pm

    Explore the new Charlotte Town Link Trail on your own or with others. Sign up for a date and meet up at the Senior Center to carpool. Self -guided strolling on this flat, gravel path. No minimum number, and you decide about the weather – there are no ‘official’ cancellations. No fee. Registration is requested for each week.

Thursday, June 13
  • Pilates
    8:30 am-9:30 am

    with Phyllis Bartling
    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. Exercises are done on the floor on mats; bring a small rolled-up towel to put under your head. This also includes upper-body strength work with hand weights. Registration required. Session I: $48, Session II: $40; or $8 per class.

  • Fiber Arts Group
    9:15 am-12:00 pm

    with Diane Burgess and Davey DeGraff
    This is a welcoming place to come and share your love of handwork. Bring your rug hooking, knitting, or other fiber project to work on together. No fee.

  • T'ai Chi Ch'uan Beginners
    10:00 am-11:00 am

    with John Creech
    The flowing movements and postures will increase flexibility, improve balance, and strengthen core muscles. Cultivate a deeper sense of relaxation, increased energy level, and a sense of confidence. Registration required. Session I: $56, Session II: $48; or $8 per class.

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

    This class is currently full.

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

    with Marty Morrissey 
    T’ai Chi is recognized worldwide as an unparalleled exercise program for mind/body training to help improve balance, flexibility, stability, and overall health. For students familiar with the form. Registration required. No fee.

  • BLOOD DRIVE
    2:00 pm-7:00 pm

Friday, June 14
  • Moving Better, Living Better
    9:40 am-10:40 am

    with Liesje Smith
    Build strength, stamina, flexibility, postural stability, and learn how to move fluidly without causing injury. Through the classes, the neuro-pathways of the brain are sharpened, resulting in more aliveness and responsivity. Registration required. Session I and II: $50 each; or $10 per class.

  • Strength Maintenance
    11:00 am-12:00 pm

    with Sylvia Levine
    Based on the Living Strong program, these exercises help increase strength, muscle mass and bone density using hand and ankle weights. Balance exercises enhance agility and decrease the likelihood of falls, while flexibility exercises increase joint mobility and reduce the risk of injury. Weights are provided. No fee.