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Senior Couple Exercising
Senior Center classes are $50 for a 10 week session, unless otherwise noted.  We do not take drop-ins.  You must register for the entire session.  All classes are now indoors.

YOGA
Mats, blocks and chairs (for props) are available or bring your own.  Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury and modifications are available for every pose.  We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses.  Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simply to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.
DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeks
TIME:  9:00 - 10:00
BEGINS:  April 6
FEE:  $50
INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman
 
DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeks
TIME:  9:00 – 10:00
BEGINS: April 8
FEE:  $50
INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman

CHAIR YOGA
Chair yoga is accessible to all abilities.  Get the benefits of yoga, including stretching, breathing practices, and relaxation.

DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeks
TIME:  10:30 - 11:30
BEGINS:  April 8
FEE:  $50
INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy
Hartnett

LATIN LINE DANCING 
This class instructs seniors in various line dance routines in both Latin and Ballroom Style. Latin dances include samba, merengue, rumba, cha cha, salsa, swing and mambo; Ballroom dances includes waltz, foxtrot and tango. From these various dance styles, routines are learned; such as, Burlesque, Hello Dolly, Singing in the Rain, Puttin’ on the Ritz, Senorita, Sway and many more. Dance is excellent physical activity for seniors, as well as utilizing the mind in remembering steps/routines and lastly a means of interacting socially with other seniors.
DAY:  Tuesdays, 10 weeks
TIME:  10:30 – 11:30
BEGINS:  April 5
FEE:  $50
INSTRUCTOR:  Marjorie Winslow


TAI CHI
Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good health for men and women, whether young or old, weak or strong.”  Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension, and better breathing.   For beginning and continuing students.
DAY:  Friday, 10 weeks
TIME:  12:00 - 1:00
BEGINS:  April 8
FEE:  $50
INSTRUCTOR:  Alex Culligan

SILVER SNEAKERS FLEX
Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements.  Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.
DAY:  Tuesdays, 10 weeks
TIME:  1:30 – 2:30
BEGINS:  on-going

DAY:  Thursdays, 10 weeks
TIME:  1:30 – 2:30
BEGINS:  on-going
FEE:  This is offered through many insurance copies or you may arrange direct payment with the instructor.
INSTRUCTOR:  Robin Loy

WATERCOLOR
A beginner to intermediate level class that covers everything you need to know to learn how to paint your own watercolors. Students will learn about their materials, how to plan out their painting, mix colors, blend and control washes and create textures.  During the last two weeks, students can finish paintings from their own reference photos. A fun and educational class!  Students must provide their own materials.  A supply list will be provided. 
Note:  Individual instruction will be given to more advanced students.
DAY:  Wednesdays, 6 weeks    
TIME:  12:30 – 2:30               
BEGINS:  April 20                           
FEE:  $60
INSTRUCTOR:  Jeanette Green 
 
FROM PHOTO TO CANVAS
ADULT BEGINNING LANDSCAPE PAINTING
Each class will start with a demonstration of techniques including use of brushes, palette knives, mediums and color mixing. Students need to bring a landscape picture from which you would like to paint.  All materials are included.
SESSION I
DAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks 
TIME:  10:00 – 12:00
BEGINS:  April 7
 
SESSION II
DAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks 
TIME:  10:00 – 12:00
BEGINS:  May 12
FEE:  $50
INSTRUCTOR:  Charles Shaw

POP-UP BEGINNER LANDSCAPE ART CLASS
Have you ever wanted to bring out your inner Monet but weren’t sure how to go about it?  Here’s your opportunity to be creative and take home your own landscape painting at the end of this one session class.  All supplies are included.
DATE:  Tuesday, April 12
TIME:   8:30 - 11:00 a.m.
FEE:  $7
INSTRUCTOR:  Charles Shaw

SWEENEY TODD, THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET
Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street, is an eight time Tony Award winner, including Best Musical.  This dark tale, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, is set in Victorian era London and follows Sweeney Todd, a barber who returns home after fifteen years of exile to exact revenge on the corrupt judge who ruined his life.  Featuring some of the most chilling music ever written for the stage, this masterpiece is sure to thrill, intrigue, and delight audiences!
DATE:  Saturday, June 18
DEPARTURE TIME: 
12:45 from the Ledyard Senior Center
SHOW TIME: 
2:00 p.m. followed by dinner at your own cost
FEE: 
$55, for transportation and ticket



Sight & Sound Theatre Presents " David"
Day 1
We depart via deluxe motorcoach for our tour to Lancaster, PA - the heart of the Amish Country. 2 nights at the newly renovated COMFORT SUITES LANCASTER, featuring spacious guestrooms, indoor pool, fitness center. Enjoy a delicious AUTHENTIC AMISH MEAL IN AN ACTUAL AMISH HOME. Enjoy a Q&A with your Amish hosts learning about the culture straight from the source.
Day 2

This morning we’ll travel off the beaten track through spectacular farmlands on our AMISH ARTISANS shopping adventure. We begin our tour with a gift bag and a mini jar of jelly and we’ll add a gift at each of our 4 Amish stops. Travel down backroads you’ve never been on before. This afternoon we’ll take our reserved seats at SIGHT & SOUND THEATRE for their brand new show DAVID. Master Poet. Fearless Warrior. Anointed King. From still waters to shadowed valleys, David’s ascent to the throne is filled with towering giants, wild animals and Philistine soldiers. After unprecedented victories lead to devastating failures, this passionate warrior will face the biggest battle of all: the one within himself. Come alongside this young shepherd on his journey to become a man after God’s own heart. With original music inspired by the Psalms, David is a state-of-the-art theatrical experience for the whole family. Witness one of the most legendary Bible stories as it comes to life with spectacular special effects, massive sets and live animals in this brand-new stage production from Sight & Sound Theatre. Dinner tonight at MILLER’S SMORGASBORD.
Day 3

Today we’ll make a stop at the BIRD-IN-HAND FARMERS MARKET before it’s all aboard the STRASBURG RAILROAD, a historic and beautifully restored wooden coach pulled by a 100 year old steam engine. Sit back and relax as we travel through 2,500 acres of preserved Amish farmland while learning the history of the railroad and countryside. We head for home with memories of our time in the Amish Country.
DATE:
Aug 3-5pm
Where:
Meet at Senior Center, 12 Van Tassell Drive, Gales Ferry CT @8am
COST:  
$585 per person double/triple bedrom
         $715 per person single bedroom 
Deposit Check: $150 per person Due May 11th
INCLUDES:

Deluxe Motorcoach, 2 Nights Comfort Suites Amish Country, Reserved tickets at Sight & Sound for "David", Dinner in the home of an Amish Family, Amish Artisans Tour, Strasburg Railroad, Meals: 2 breakfasts, 2 dinners, Friendship Tours Escort


QUILTING
DAY:  Mondays
TIME:  9:30
 
PITCH
DAY:  Mondays
TIME:  12:30
 
DOMINOS
DAY:  Tuesdays
TIME:  9:30
 
 
OPEN BRIDGE
DAY:  Tuesdays and Fridays
TIME:  10:00
 
CHORUS
DAY:  Wednesdays
TIME:  10:00 - 11:00
 
THE KNIT-WITS
(Knitting and Crocheting Group)
DAY:  Wednesdays
TIME:  1:00
 
PINOCHLE
DAY:  Thursdays
TIME:  9:00 – 1:00


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Tai Chi 
Spring 2022
55 - 99 N/A 04/08/2022 - 06/10/2022
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Ledyard Senior Center - Room A
$50.00 R, $55.00 NR
 
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Tai Chi 
Summer 2022
55 - 99 N/A 06/17/2022 - 08/19/2022
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Ledyard Senior Center - Room A
$50.00 R, $55.00 NR
 
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Latin Line Dancing - Tuesdays 
Summer 2022
55 - 99 N/A Tu  06/21/2022 - 08/23/2022
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Ledyard Senior Center
$50.00 R, $55.00 NR
 
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Latin Line Dancing - Tuesdays 
Spring 2022
55 - 99 N/A Tu  04/05/2022 - 06/28/2022
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Ledyard Senior Center
$50.00 R, $55.00 NR
 
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Yoga- Fridays 
Spring 2022
55 - 99 N/A 04/08/2022 - 06/10/2022
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Ledyard Senior Center - Room A
$50.00 R, $55.00 NR
 
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Yoga- Fridays 
Summer 2022
55 - 99 N/A 06/17/2022 - 08/19/2022
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Ledyard Senior Center - Room A
$50.00 R, $55.00 NR
 
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Yoga-Wednesdays 
Summer 2022
55 - 99 N/A 06/15/2022 - 08/17/2022
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Ledyard Senior Center - Room A
$50.00 R, $55.00 NR
 
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Yoga-Wednesdays 
Spring 2022
55 - 99 N/A 04/06/2022 - 06/08/2022
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Ledyard Senior Center - Room A
$50.00 R, $55.00 NR
 
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Chair Yoga Friday 
Spring 2022
55 - 99 N/A 04/08/2022 - 06/10/2022
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Ledyard Senior Center - Room A
$50.00 R, $55.00 NR
 
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Chair Yoga Friday 
Summer 2022
55 - 99 N/A 08/05/2022 - 08/26/2022
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Ledyard Senior Center - Room A
$20.00 R, $25.00 NR
 
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Landscape Painting session 2 
Spring 2022
55 - 99 N/A Th  05/12/2022 - 06/09/2022
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ledyard Senior Center - Room H Ceramics
$50.00 R, $55.00 NR
Charles Shaw Instructor
 
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Sweeney Todd Musical trip 
Spring 2022
55 - 99 N/A Sa  06/18/2022
12:45 PM - 08:00 PM

Depart from Senior Center to Madison Lyric Stage
$55.00 R, $65.00 NR
 
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Sight & Sound Theatre Presents 'David" - Double/Triple Bedroom 
55 - 99 N/A WThF  08/03/2022 - 08/05/2022
08:00 AM - 08:00 PM

Ledyard Senior Center
$585.00 R, $585.00 NR
 
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Sight & Sound Theatre Presents 'David" - Single bedroom 
55 - 99 N/A WThF  08/03/2022 - 08/05/2022
08:00 AM - 08:00 PM

Ledyard Senior Center
$715.00 R, $715.00 NR
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