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Upcoming Activities at the Orange Senior Center for November & December 2023

November 16, 2023
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Upcoming Activities at the Orange Senior Center for November & December 2023

Hearing Loss & Hearing Aids

On November 20, at 1:00pm Dr. Horowitz will discuss Tinnitus, Hearing Loss, and present some hearing aids.  Call 203-891-4784 to register.

The Greatest Sitcoms of All-Time

Martin Gitlin is the author of more than 40 books on popular culture and sports.  He has won many awards for his writing, including first place for General Excellence in Journalism from the Associated Press.  On November 21, at 1:00pm join us for his interactive presentation on his book, “The Greatest Sitcoms of All Time.”  Call 203-891-4784 to reserve a seat.

Medicare Enrollment Seminars

It’s “Medicare Annual Enrollment Time”.  Concerned you might not have the best coverage for your medical needs?  Are you getting the best value for the premium you are paying?  Are you turning 65 in 2024 and need to know how Medicare works?  Come out and hear from the representatives from various companies about their plans and be informed!

November 20 - Humana at 1:00pm

November 28 - Center for Medicare Advocacy at 10:00am

Call the office at 203-891-4788 to reserve a seat.

AARP Driving Course

AARP Driving Course will be offered on the first Thursday, December 7 from 9-1:00pm.  Call the office to register, (203) 891-4784.  $20 for members, $25 nonmembers.  Pay instructor.

Hiking Group

Marianne and Judy will lead us in a 2 mile-ish. 1 hour hike every Thursday at 10am (9am July, August, & September).  Meet at the location of the hike.

November 23 - No Hike, Holiday

November 30 - Shelton Lakes, 125 Shelton Avenue, (Rt. 108), Shelton (Pine Lake Parking Area)

Arts & Crafts

Sign up for a fun-filled Arts & Crafts class with Suzanne Anderson on Monday, November 20 12:00pm, in the Senior Lounge.  Registration is required, call 203-891-4788.

Lions Club Thanksgiving Dinner

Join us on Sunday, November 26 when the Lions Club of Orange hosts a Thanksgiving dinner for all to enjoy.  Call the Senior Center at 203-891-4788 to reserve a seat.  The Lions need a head count to know how much food to get.

Maplewood of Orange Culinary Demo

Join us on Wednesday, November 29, 2:00pm in the café when Maplewoods’ Chef Walt presents a tasty dish.  Call to reserve a seat (203) 891-4784.

Legal Clinic

The Law Office of Theresa Rose DeGray—Consumer Legal Services LLC will return December 8 for free legal clinic.  Appointment times start at 9:00am.  Call 203-891-4784 to schedule an appointment.


Join us on the Friday, December 1 at 1:00pm, for a free and relaxing, meditative art form led by a Certified Zentangle teacher Rosemarie Main.  Limit 15 people.  To register call 203-891-4784.

OVNA Health Chat

Join us on December 11 at 12:00pm in the cafe when Earlene Peckham of the OVNA will lead a discussion on Healthy Eating.  Call the office at (203) 891-4784 to reserve a seat.

Holiday Sing-along

Join us on December 4 at 1:00pm when musical members Raye and Paul lead us in a holiday sing-along!  Get ready to fa-la-la and jingle your way merry!  It’s sure to be fun!  Join us, please call 203-891-4784 to sign-up.

Holiday Cabaret

Monday, December 11 at 1:30pm, when will be our Holiday Cabaret with Larry Ace & Doreen.  Come celebrate the holidays!  Be sure to register in advance by calling 203-891-4784.

Brain Teasers with Stacey

Tuesday, November 28, 12:30 pm.  Get ready to exercise those brain muscles!  Join Stacey for a fun memory boost at 12:30pm in room 4.

OVNA Blood Pressure Check

The Orange Visiting Nurse Association will be here every Thursday, 12:00-1:00 in the cafe for blood pressure and health screenings.

Griffin Hospital Blood Pressure Check

Maggie of Griffin Hospital will be here the last Friday of the month, in the café, November 17 from 10:30-12:00pm to take your blood pressure.  Stop by for this free clinic.


Join us on Thursdays with Dennis at 11:00am for Drumming.  Limit 19 participants for this fun and aerobic activity.

Hot Lunch Program

Lunch is offered Monday through Friday, 11:30am – 12:00pm.  No meals on Saturday, or Sunday.  A $3.00 donation is accepted for persons 60+.  Call Ellen at (203) 891-4765 to register.


December 5, 2023 - SILVER BELLS & DIAMOND @ the Aqua Turf

Silver Bells & Diamond combine the best of the Diamonds for a great holiday show.  Family style lunch:  garden salad, pasta, chicken parmigiana, scrod with cracker crumb stuffing, vegetable, potato, rolls, dessert and beverage.  Cost is $118pp with transportation (minimal walking).

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