Tuesday, November 12
  • Snow Day Center Closed
    All day

Wednesday, November 13
  • Foot Clinic
    9:15 am-11:30 am

    Martha McAuliffe, RN; Julia Jacques, LPN, AEMT; and Samantha Wendell
    This free clinic is offered by staff and volunteers from Community Health
    Improvement at UVM Medical Center. Due to the limited slots available, scheduling
    priority will be given to Charlotte residents 65+ or those with a disability requiring
    assistance. Please bring a towel. Registration required.

  • Blood Pressure Clinic
    11:30 am-12:00 pm

    with Martha McAuliffe, RN, UVM Medical Center
    This clinic is free, open to the public, and offered before the luncheon. Walk-ins are welcome.

  • *Walking the Camino de Santiago*
    1:00 pm-2:00 pm

    with Sandi Detwiler
    The Portuguese Camino begins in Porto and is a 140-mile walk following an ancient
    pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compostela in Spain. Learn the history, and follow
    along as we walk past tidy farms and small villages. You might just decide to lace up
    your hiking boots and fly to Portugal to begin your own camino.

Thursday, November 14
  • Gents Breakast
    7:00 am-9:00 am

    with Bob Chutter and Friends
    Second and fourth Thursday mornings, 7:00–9:00.
    Twice a month, the men gather for breakfast and conversation. All pitch in to prepare the meal, set tables, or clean up. We frequently have presentations on a variety of interesting topics. It’s worth a visit! Please register by the Tuesday before the breakfast. Suggested donation: $5.

  • Pilates
    8:30 am-9:30 am

    with Phyllis Bartling
    Session I: 9/5, 9/12, 9/19, 9/26, 10/3 & 10/10.
    Session II: 10/17, 10/24, 10/31, 11/7, 11/14 & 11/21.
    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 & Session II: $48 each; or $8 per class.

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

    with Diane Burgess and Davey DeGraff  Ongoing.
    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
    Session I: 9/5, 9/12, 9/19, 9/26, 10/3 & 10/10.
    Session II: 10/17, 10/24, 10/31, 11/7, 11/14 & 11/21.
    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 and Session II: $48, each; or $8 per class.

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

    This course is currently full.

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

    with Marty Morrissey
    Ongoing.
    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.

  • Origami
    12:30 pm-2:00 pm

    with Gail Martin
    Dates: 11/7, 11/14 & 11/21.
    In these classes, you will be folding paper and fabric into trees, stars, birds and
    ornaments for the holidays. Directions for some models will be included so that you
    may teach them to friends and family. Registration required. Fee: $30 for the series,
    includes materials. Class limit, 14.

Friday, November 15
  • Moving Better, Living Better
    9:30 am-10:30 am

    with Liesje Smith
    Session I: (no class 9/6, 9/13, 9/20) 9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18 & 10/25.
    Session II: 11/1, 11/8, 11/15 & 11/22.
    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: $50; Session II: $40; or $10 per class.

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

    with Kay George
    Ongoing.
    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
    Ongoing.
    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, November 17
  • Sunday Games
    1:00 pm-2:00 pm

    Join others for cards and board games. No fee.

  • Shape-Note Singing
    1:00 pm-3:00 pm

    with Carolyn Kulik
    Third Sundays, 1:00-3:00. Dates: 9/15, 10/20 & 11/17. Ongoing.
    This traditional, a cappella, four-part harmony has been called “full-body, shout-itout singing” and is also known as Sacred Harp. Open to newcomers and experienced
    singers. No performances and no auditions; a “good voice” is not required. Songbooks
    are provided. Stop by to listen or sing, and leave whenever you wish. No fee.

Monday, November 18
  • Chair Yoga
    9:40 am-10:40 am

    with Tiny Sikkes
    Session I: (no class 9/2) 9/9, 9/16, 9/23, 9/30, 10/7 & 10/14.
    Session II: 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 1/11, 11/18 & 11/25.
    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 & Session II: $60, each; or $10 per class.

  • Gentle Yoga
    11:00 am-12:00 pm

    with Jean White
    Session I: (no class 9/2) 9/9, 9/16, 9/23, 9/30, 10/7 & 10/14.
    Session II: 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 11/11, 11/18 & 11/25.
    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 & Session 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, November 19
  • Watercolor II
    9:00 am-12:00 pm

    WATERCOLOR: PAINTING the COLORFUL AUTUMN
    with Lynn Cummings
    Session II: 11/19, 11/26, (no class 12/3), 12/10 & 12/17
    We’ll explore colorful, autumn-themed subjects while practicing traditional and nontraditional watercolor techniques. Some experience with watercolor necessary. Request supply list upon registration. 
    Session II (4 classes) Fee: $125 by 11/12. 
    Pre-registration and payment must be received at the Senior Center at least 5 working days prior to start of session.

  • Pilates PLUS
    9:00 am-10:00 am

    with Phyllis Bartling
    Session I: 9/3, 9/10, 9/17, 9/24, 10/1, 10/8 & 10/15.
    Session II: 10/22, 10/29, 11/5, 11/12, 11/19 & 11/26.
    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: $56, Session II: $48; or $8 per class.

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

    with Maria Acosta
    This 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.

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

    with Sylvia Levine
    Ongoing.
    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, November 20
  • Strolling in Charlotte
    10:00 am-11:00 am

    with Janet Yantachka
    Bi-Monthly: 9/11, 9/25, 10/9, 10/23, 11/6 & 11/20.
    If you would like an easy walk, explore the new Charlotte Town Link Trail with others.
    Sign up for a date and meet up at the Senior Center to carpool for a walk on this flat,
    gravel path. Call for weather updates after 9:00 a.m. Maps available. No fee. Registration is requested for each week.

  • *A Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner*
    12:00 pm-1:30 pm

    Accepting reservations beginning November 1st for expanded seating at 12:00.

Thursday, November 21
  • Pilates
    8:30 am-9:30 am

    with Phyllis Bartling
    Session I: 9/5, 9/12, 9/19, 9/26, 10/3 & 10/10.
    Session II: 10/17, 10/24, 10/31, 11/7, 11/14 & 11/21.
    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 & Session II: $48 each; or $8 per class.

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

    with Diane Burgess and Davey DeGraff  Ongoing.
    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
    Session I: 9/5, 9/12, 9/19, 9/26, 10/3 & 10/10.
    Session II: 10/17, 10/24, 10/31, 11/7, 11/14 & 11/21.
    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 and Session II: $48, each; or $8 per class.

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

    This course is currently full.

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

    with Marty Morrissey
    Ongoing.
    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.

  • Origami
    12:30 pm-2:00 pm

    with Gail Martin
    Dates: 11/7, 11/14 & 11/21.
    In these classes, you will be folding paper and fabric into trees, stars, birds and
    ornaments for the holidays. Directions for some models will be included so that you
    may teach them to friends and family. Registration required. Fee: $30 for the series,
    includes materials. Class limit, 14.

  • Play Reading
    1:00 pm-3:30 pm

    with Sean Moran
    Fourth Thursdays, ( continues monthly through Nov.)
    Forget about stage fright! Our favorite theatre professional is back to direct play
    reading around the comfort of a table! Group meets monthly, and no experience is
    needed. Scripts are provided and parts are assigned a week in advance. Sign up for one month or more. Registration required; maximum 10. No fee.

Friday, November 22
  • Moving Better, Living Better
    9:30 am-10:30 am

    with Liesje Smith
    Session I: (no class 9/6, 9/13, 9/20) 9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18 & 10/25.
    Session II: 11/1, 11/8, 11/15 & 11/22.
    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: $50; Session II: $40; or $10 per class.

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

    with Kay George
    Ongoing.
    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
    Ongoing.
    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, November 24
  • Sunday Games
    1:00 pm-2:00 pm

    Join others for cards and board games. No fee.

Monday, November 25
  • Chair Yoga
    9:40 am-10:40 am

    with Tiny Sikkes
    Session I: (no class 9/2) 9/9, 9/16, 9/23, 9/30, 10/7 & 10/14.
    Session II: 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 1/11, 11/18 & 11/25.
    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 & Session II: $60, each; or $10 per class.

  • Gentle Yoga
    11:00 am-12:00 pm

    with Jean White
    Session I: (no class 9/2) 9/9, 9/16, 9/23, 9/30, 10/7 & 10/14.
    Session II: 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 11/11, 11/18 & 11/25.
    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 & Session 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, November 26
  • Watercolor II
    9:00 am-12:00 pm

    WATERCOLOR: PAINTING the COLORFUL AUTUMN
    with Lynn Cummings
    Session II: 11/19, 11/26, (no class 12/3), 12/10 & 12/17
    We’ll explore colorful, autumn-themed subjects while practicing traditional and nontraditional watercolor techniques. Some experience with watercolor necessary. Request supply list upon registration. 
    Session II (4 classes) Fee: $125 by 11/12. 
    Pre-registration and payment must be received at the Senior Center at least 5 working days prior to start of session.

  • Pilates PLUS
    9:00 am-10:00 am

    with Phyllis Bartling
    Session I: 9/3, 9/10, 9/17, 9/24, 10/1, 10/8 & 10/15.
    Session II: 10/22, 10/29, 11/5, 11/12, 11/19 & 11/26.
    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: $56, Session II: $48; or $8 per class.

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

    with Maria Acosta
    This 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.

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

    with Sylvia Levine
    Ongoing.
    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, November 27
  • Closed after Lunch for Holiday
    12:30 pm-1:00 pm

Thursday, November 28
  • *CLOSED for THANKSGIVING*
    9:00 am-4:00 pm

Friday, November 29
  • CLOSED
    9:00 am-10:00 am

Sunday, December 1
  • Sunday Games
    1:00 pm-2:00 pm

    Join others for cards and board games. No fee.

Monday, December 2
  • Chair Yoga
    9:40 am-10:40 am

    with Tiny Sikkes
    Session I: (no class 9/2) 9/9, 9/16, 9/23, 9/30, 10/7 & 10/14.
    Session II: 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 1/11, 11/18 & 11/25.
    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 & Session II: $60, each; or $10 per class.

  • Age Well Food Tickets
    10:30 am-11:30 am

  • Gentle Yoga
    11:00 am-12:00 pm

    with Jean White
    Session I: (no class 9/2) 9/9, 9/16, 9/23, 9/30, 10/7 & 10/14.
    Session II: 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 11/11, 11/18 & 11/25.
    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 & Session 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.