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Monday February 6, 2023
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Senior Center Programs - Landscape Painting Session I - Mondays
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.AQUACISEExercise in the pool to provide a lot of resistance for muscles, but no wear and tear on joints.DAY:  Tuesdays & Thursdays, 8 times in one monthTIME:  10:00 - 10:45BEGINS:  On-goingFEE:  $65LOCATION:  Vitale Aquatics & Tennis, 14 Iron Street, LedyardFROM PHOTO TO CANVASADULT BEGINNING LANDSCAPE PAINTINGEach 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 - MondaysDAY:  Mondays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  January 23FEE:  $50SESSION I - ThursdaysDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  January 19FEE:  $50 SESSION IIDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  March 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawYOGA 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 weeksTIME:  9:00 - 10:00BEGINS:  January 4FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS: January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie ChapmanCHAIR YOGA Chair yoga is accessible to all abilities.  Get the benefits of yoga, including stretching, breathing practices, and relaxation.DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 - 11:30BEGINS:  January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettLATIN 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 weeksTIME:  10:30 – 11:30BEGINS:  January 3FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Marjorie WinslowTAI CHITai 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 weeksTIME:  12:00 - 1:00BEGINS:  January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Alex Culligan SILVER SNEAKERS FLEXStrength 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 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  on-goingDAY:  Thursdays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  on-goingFEE:  This is offered through many insurance copies or you may arrange direct payment with the instructor.INSTRUCTOR:  Robin LoyCRAFTAHOLICS ANONYMOUSNEW!  Bring your favorite craft supplies and any current projects that you’re working on and join in on the fun!  Perfect excuse to socialize while finishing old projects or working on brand new ones.  DAY:  2nd and 4th Monday of each month TIME:  9:00FEE:  FREE QUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30FEE:  FREE OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00FEE:  FREE CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  10:00 – 11:00FEE:  FREE BINGO DAY:  1st and 3rd Wednesday of the monthTIME:  12:30 – 1:00FEE:  FREE THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00FEE:  FREE PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00FEE:  FREEPOP-UP CLASSESPOP-UP BEGINNER LANDSCAPE ART CLASSHave you ever wanted to bring out your inner Van Gogh 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:  Monday, January 9TIME:   9:00 – 12:00FEE:  $10INSTRUCTOR:  Charles Shaw
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Explosion: All Sports Youth Conditioning - Explosion: All Sports Youth Conditioning
EXPLOSION:  ALL SPORTS YOUTH CONDITIONINGThis fun fitness training program is designed specifically for youths who want to improve their overall performance in the following areas: strength, stamina,  speed and agility, conditioning, learning proper exercise technique, decrease risk of injuries, improve self-esteem, discipline and much more!Perfect for any sport. A variety of games and challenges make training fun and engaging.
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Wrestling - Wrestling
Learn the basic fundamentals of wrestling at a youth level.  Required gear:  wrestling shoes and headgear.Coaches:Allyn Quibble, Ledyard alumni 3x state champion.  Currently head wrestling coach for Ledyard High School.Dylan Kenyon, Ledyard wrestling alumni
 
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM    Ledyard Garden Club
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Basketball - Adult - Women's Basketball
WOMEN'S BASKETBALLWhen was the last time you picked up a basketball?  Come join our friendly 3-on-3 half court games.  Get some exercise and have fun while you're doing it.  All ages and experience levels are welcome.  Whether you're a 20-year old with no experience, or an 80-year old with 5 years of experience (yes, we have one of them!), you're sure to have fun and be challenged.  Come give it a try!MEN'S OVER 30 BASKETBALL - LEDYARD RESIDENTS ONLYMEN'S UNDER 30 BASKETBALL - LEDYARD RESIDENTS ONLYGet some exercise and have fun while you're at it!
 
Tuesday February 7, 2023
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Senior Center Programs - Latin Line Dancing
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.AQUACISEExercise in the pool to provide a lot of resistance for muscles, but no wear and tear on joints.DAY:  Tuesdays & Thursdays, 8 times in one monthTIME:  10:00 - 10:45BEGINS:  On-goingFEE:  $65LOCATION:  Vitale Aquatics & Tennis, 14 Iron Street, LedyardFROM PHOTO TO CANVASADULT BEGINNING LANDSCAPE PAINTINGEach 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 - MondaysDAY:  Mondays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  January 23FEE:  $50SESSION I - ThursdaysDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  January 19FEE:  $50 SESSION IIDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  March 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawYOGA 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 weeksTIME:  9:00 - 10:00BEGINS:  January 4FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS: January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie ChapmanCHAIR YOGA Chair yoga is accessible to all abilities.  Get the benefits of yoga, including stretching, breathing practices, and relaxation.DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 - 11:30BEGINS:  January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettLATIN 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 weeksTIME:  10:30 – 11:30BEGINS:  January 3FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Marjorie WinslowTAI CHITai 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 weeksTIME:  12:00 - 1:00BEGINS:  January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Alex Culligan SILVER SNEAKERS FLEXStrength 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 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  on-goingDAY:  Thursdays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  on-goingFEE:  This is offered through many insurance copies or you may arrange direct payment with the instructor.INSTRUCTOR:  Robin LoyCRAFTAHOLICS ANONYMOUSNEW!  Bring your favorite craft supplies and any current projects that you’re working on and join in on the fun!  Perfect excuse to socialize while finishing old projects or working on brand new ones.  DAY:  2nd and 4th Monday of each month TIME:  9:00FEE:  FREE QUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30FEE:  FREE OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00FEE:  FREE CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  10:00 – 11:00FEE:  FREE BINGO DAY:  1st and 3rd Wednesday of the monthTIME:  12:30 – 1:00FEE:  FREE THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00FEE:  FREE PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00FEE:  FREEPOP-UP CLASSESPOP-UP BEGINNER LANDSCAPE ART CLASSHave you ever wanted to bring out your inner Van Gogh 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:  Monday, January 9TIME:   9:00 – 12:00FEE:  $10INSTRUCTOR:  Charles Shaw
 
12:15 PM - 2:30 PM    Cookbook Club
 
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Fit Kids: Intro to Sports - Fit Kids: Intro to Sports I
FIT KIDS:  INTRO TO SPORTSIntroduce your child to a variety of sports in a fun interactive environment.  Designed to help your child develop large motor skills, socialization and team building.  An energetic class filled with running, jumping, twirling and FUN!
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Drawing Class - Drawing Class
Students will create still life compositions and create greeting cards through a variety of drawing techniques: exploring line, color and shade. Materials:  Please bring a drawing pad, pencil and kneaded eraser.
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Basketball - Adult - Men's Over 30 Basketball - Ledyard Residents Only
WOMEN'S BASKETBALLWhen was the last time you picked up a basketball?  Come join our friendly 3-on-3 half court games.  Get some exercise and have fun while you're doing it.  All ages and experience levels are welcome.  Whether you're a 20-year old with no experience, or an 80-year old with 5 years of experience (yes, we have one of them!), you're sure to have fun and be challenged.  Come give it a try!MEN'S OVER 30 BASKETBALL - LEDYARD RESIDENTS ONLYMEN'S UNDER 30 BASKETBALL - LEDYARD RESIDENTS ONLYGet some exercise and have fun while you're at it!
 
Wednesday February 8, 2023
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Senior Center Programs - Yoga - Wednesdays
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.AQUACISEExercise in the pool to provide a lot of resistance for muscles, but no wear and tear on joints.DAY:  Tuesdays & Thursdays, 8 times in one monthTIME:  10:00 - 10:45BEGINS:  On-goingFEE:  $65LOCATION:  Vitale Aquatics & Tennis, 14 Iron Street, LedyardFROM PHOTO TO CANVASADULT BEGINNING LANDSCAPE PAINTINGEach 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 - MondaysDAY:  Mondays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  January 23FEE:  $50SESSION I - ThursdaysDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  January 19FEE:  $50 SESSION IIDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  March 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawYOGA 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 weeksTIME:  9:00 - 10:00BEGINS:  January 4FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS: January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie ChapmanCHAIR YOGA Chair yoga is accessible to all abilities.  Get the benefits of yoga, including stretching, breathing practices, and relaxation.DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 - 11:30BEGINS:  January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettLATIN 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 weeksTIME:  10:30 – 11:30BEGINS:  January 3FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Marjorie WinslowTAI CHITai 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 weeksTIME:  12:00 - 1:00BEGINS:  January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Alex Culligan SILVER SNEAKERS FLEXStrength 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 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  on-goingDAY:  Thursdays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  on-goingFEE:  This is offered through many insurance copies or you may arrange direct payment with the instructor.INSTRUCTOR:  Robin LoyCRAFTAHOLICS ANONYMOUSNEW!  Bring your favorite craft supplies and any current projects that you’re working on and join in on the fun!  Perfect excuse to socialize while finishing old projects or working on brand new ones.  DAY:  2nd and 4th Monday of each month TIME:  9:00FEE:  FREE QUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30FEE:  FREE OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00FEE:  FREE CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  10:00 – 11:00FEE:  FREE BINGO DAY:  1st and 3rd Wednesday of the monthTIME:  12:30 – 1:00FEE:  FREE THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00FEE:  FREE PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00FEE:  FREEPOP-UP CLASSESPOP-UP BEGINNER LANDSCAPE ART CLASSHave you ever wanted to bring out your inner Van Gogh 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:  Monday, January 9TIME:   9:00 – 12:00FEE:  $10INSTRUCTOR:  Charles Shaw
 
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM    Jedi Training Academy - Jedi Training Academy
Have your Padawan join us in this Star Wars themed class as they learn the ways of the Force and the light saber.  Your child may dress up as a Jedi or their favorite Star Wars or space themed character, but it is not required.
 
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM    Tae Kwon Do - Tae Kwon Do (ages 5-8)
Tae Kwon Do is a Korean martial art developed over 2,000 years ago.  In Korean, Tae Kwon Do means "foot/hand way" and was officially given its name on April 11, 1955.  It develops many skills such as coordination, focus, balance, strength, and agility.  Children wil develop self-confidence, and listening skills while practicing the art of modern and traditional Tae Kwon Do.  Through drills, students will learn respect, manners, self-defense (Stranger Danger), and improved fitness.The instructor is Bob Chester, 6th degree Black Belt with over 35 years experience.
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Knitting - Knitting
Learn to knit or bring a project that you are working on or need help with. You will also learn how to correct any mistakes you make!
 
Thursday February 9, 2023
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM    Ledyard Library
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Senior Center Programs - Landscape Painting Session I - Thursday
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.AQUACISEExercise in the pool to provide a lot of resistance for muscles, but no wear and tear on joints.DAY:  Tuesdays & Thursdays, 8 times in one monthTIME:  10:00 - 10:45BEGINS:  On-goingFEE:  $65LOCATION:  Vitale Aquatics & Tennis, 14 Iron Street, LedyardFROM PHOTO TO CANVASADULT BEGINNING LANDSCAPE PAINTINGEach 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 - MondaysDAY:  Mondays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  January 23FEE:  $50SESSION I - ThursdaysDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  January 19FEE:  $50 SESSION IIDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  March 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawYOGA 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 weeksTIME:  9:00 - 10:00BEGINS:  January 4FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS: January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie ChapmanCHAIR YOGA Chair yoga is accessible to all abilities.  Get the benefits of yoga, including stretching, breathing practices, and relaxation.DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 - 11:30BEGINS:  January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettLATIN 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 weeksTIME:  10:30 – 11:30BEGINS:  January 3FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Marjorie WinslowTAI CHITai 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 weeksTIME:  12:00 - 1:00BEGINS:  January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Alex Culligan SILVER SNEAKERS FLEXStrength 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 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  on-goingDAY:  Thursdays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  on-goingFEE:  This is offered through many insurance copies or you may arrange direct payment with the instructor.INSTRUCTOR:  Robin LoyCRAFTAHOLICS ANONYMOUSNEW!  Bring your favorite craft supplies and any current projects that you’re working on and join in on the fun!  Perfect excuse to socialize while finishing old projects or working on brand new ones.  DAY:  2nd and 4th Monday of each month TIME:  9:00FEE:  FREE QUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30FEE:  FREE OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00FEE:  FREE CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  10:00 – 11:00FEE:  FREE BINGO DAY:  1st and 3rd Wednesday of the monthTIME:  12:30 – 1:00FEE:  FREE THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00FEE:  FREE PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00FEE:  FREEPOP-UP CLASSESPOP-UP BEGINNER LANDSCAPE ART CLASSHave you ever wanted to bring out your inner Van Gogh 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:  Monday, January 9TIME:   9:00 – 12:00FEE:  $10INSTRUCTOR:  Charles Shaw
 
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Girls Scouts
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Wrestling - Wrestling
Learn the basic fundamentals of wrestling at a youth level.  Required gear:  wrestling shoes and headgear.Coaches:Allyn Quibble, Ledyard alumni 3x state champion.  Currently head wrestling coach for Ledyard High School.Dylan Kenyon, Ledyard wrestling alumni
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi
For beginning and continuing students. Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good health for men and women, whether you are old, weak or strong." Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. Practicing this style of Tai Chi in a smooth and relaxed manner will help one to acquire a strong physique, a more relaxed body and a quieter mind.Instructor:  Alex CulliganPlease Note:  This program will now take place at the Gales Ferry Community Center, which is located at 18 Hurlbutt Road in Gales Ferry, adjacent to the Gales Ferry Library.
 
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Longsword 101 - Longsword 101
Have you ever wanted to fight like a medieval Knight?  Historical European Martial Arts (HEMA) is the study and recreation of medieval fighting systems from surviving books and manuscripts.  This class will teach you the fundamentals of fencing with a longsword.  We will cover everything from foot work, to advanced techniques and strategies.  The class will have two halves; the first half being dedicated to drilling and learning new techniques, the second half will be open floor space for free play, or to practice your skills.Required equipment for partnered drills:350N Fencing MaskRecommended:  Feder (practice longsword) and hand protection.  Contact instructor, Lucas Marra,with any questions at Thamesriverhistoricalfencing@gmail.com.
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Basketball - Adult - Men's Under 30 Basketball - Ledyard Residents Only
WOMEN'S BASKETBALLWhen was the last time you picked up a basketball?  Come join our friendly 3-on-3 half court games.  Get some exercise and have fun while you're doing it.  All ages and experience levels are welcome.  Whether you're a 20-year old with no experience, or an 80-year old with 5 years of experience (yes, we have one of them!), you're sure to have fun and be challenged.  Come give it a try!MEN'S OVER 30 BASKETBALL - LEDYARD RESIDENTS ONLYMEN'S UNDER 30 BASKETBALL - LEDYARD RESIDENTS ONLYGet some exercise and have fun while you're at it!
 
Friday February 10, 2023
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Senior Center Programs - Yoga- Fridays
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.AQUACISEExercise in the pool to provide a lot of resistance for muscles, but no wear and tear on joints.DAY:  Tuesdays & Thursdays, 8 times in one monthTIME:  10:00 - 10:45BEGINS:  On-goingFEE:  $65LOCATION:  Vitale Aquatics & Tennis, 14 Iron Street, LedyardFROM PHOTO TO CANVASADULT BEGINNING LANDSCAPE PAINTINGEach 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 - MondaysDAY:  Mondays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  January 23FEE:  $50SESSION I - ThursdaysDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  January 19FEE:  $50 SESSION IIDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  March 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawYOGA 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 weeksTIME:  9:00 - 10:00BEGINS:  January 4FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS: January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie ChapmanCHAIR YOGA Chair yoga is accessible to all abilities.  Get the benefits of yoga, including stretching, breathing practices, and relaxation.DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 - 11:30BEGINS:  January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettLATIN 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 weeksTIME:  10:30 – 11:30BEGINS:  January 3FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Marjorie WinslowTAI CHITai 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 weeksTIME:  12:00 - 1:00BEGINS:  January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Alex Culligan SILVER SNEAKERS FLEXStrength 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 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  on-goingDAY:  Thursdays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  on-goingFEE:  This is offered through many insurance copies or you may arrange direct payment with the instructor.INSTRUCTOR:  Robin LoyCRAFTAHOLICS ANONYMOUSNEW!  Bring your favorite craft supplies and any current projects that you’re working on and join in on the fun!  Perfect excuse to socialize while finishing old projects or working on brand new ones.  DAY:  2nd and 4th Monday of each month TIME:  9:00FEE:  FREE QUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30FEE:  FREE OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00FEE:  FREE CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  10:00 – 11:00FEE:  FREE BINGO DAY:  1st and 3rd Wednesday of the monthTIME:  12:30 – 1:00FEE:  FREE THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00FEE:  FREE PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00FEE:  FREEPOP-UP CLASSESPOP-UP BEGINNER LANDSCAPE ART CLASSHave you ever wanted to bring out your inner Van Gogh 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:  Monday, January 9TIME:   9:00 – 12:00FEE:  $10INSTRUCTOR:  Charles Shaw
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Senior Center Programs - Chair Yoga Friday
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.AQUACISEExercise in the pool to provide a lot of resistance for muscles, but no wear and tear on joints.DAY:  Tuesdays & Thursdays, 8 times in one monthTIME:  10:00 - 10:45BEGINS:  On-goingFEE:  $65LOCATION:  Vitale Aquatics & Tennis, 14 Iron Street, LedyardFROM PHOTO TO CANVASADULT BEGINNING LANDSCAPE PAINTINGEach 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 - MondaysDAY:  Mondays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  January 23FEE:  $50SESSION I - ThursdaysDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  January 19FEE:  $50 SESSION IIDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  March 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawYOGA 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 weeksTIME:  9:00 - 10:00BEGINS:  January 4FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS: January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie ChapmanCHAIR YOGA Chair yoga is accessible to all abilities.  Get the benefits of yoga, including stretching, breathing practices, and relaxation.DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 - 11:30BEGINS:  January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettLATIN 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 weeksTIME:  10:30 – 11:30BEGINS:  January 3FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Marjorie WinslowTAI CHITai 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 weeksTIME:  12:00 - 1:00BEGINS:  January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Alex Culligan SILVER SNEAKERS FLEXStrength 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 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  on-goingDAY:  Thursdays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  on-goingFEE:  This is offered through many insurance copies or you may arrange direct payment with the instructor.INSTRUCTOR:  Robin LoyCRAFTAHOLICS ANONYMOUSNEW!  Bring your favorite craft supplies and any current projects that you’re working on and join in on the fun!  Perfect excuse to socialize while finishing old projects or working on brand new ones.  DAY:  2nd and 4th Monday of each month TIME:  9:00FEE:  FREE QUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30FEE:  FREE OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00FEE:  FREE CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  10:00 – 11:00FEE:  FREE BINGO DAY:  1st and 3rd Wednesday of the monthTIME:  12:30 – 1:00FEE:  FREE THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00FEE:  FREE PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00FEE:  FREEPOP-UP CLASSESPOP-UP BEGINNER LANDSCAPE ART CLASSHave you ever wanted to bring out your inner Van Gogh 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:  Monday, January 9TIME:   9:00 – 12:00FEE:  $10INSTRUCTOR:  Charles Shaw
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Senior Center Programs - Tai Chi
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.AQUACISEExercise in the pool to provide a lot of resistance for muscles, but no wear and tear on joints.DAY:  Tuesdays & Thursdays, 8 times in one monthTIME:  10:00 - 10:45BEGINS:  On-goingFEE:  $65LOCATION:  Vitale Aquatics & Tennis, 14 Iron Street, LedyardFROM PHOTO TO CANVASADULT BEGINNING LANDSCAPE PAINTINGEach 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 - MondaysDAY:  Mondays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  January 23FEE:  $50SESSION I - ThursdaysDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  January 19FEE:  $50 SESSION IIDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  March 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawYOGA 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 weeksTIME:  9:00 - 10:00BEGINS:  January 4FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS: January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie ChapmanCHAIR YOGA Chair yoga is accessible to all abilities.  Get the benefits of yoga, including stretching, breathing practices, and relaxation.DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 - 11:30BEGINS:  January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettLATIN 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 weeksTIME:  10:30 – 11:30BEGINS:  January 3FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Marjorie WinslowTAI CHITai 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 weeksTIME:  12:00 - 1:00BEGINS:  January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Alex Culligan SILVER SNEAKERS FLEXStrength 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 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  on-goingDAY:  Thursdays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  on-goingFEE:  This is offered through many insurance copies or you may arrange direct payment with the instructor.INSTRUCTOR:  Robin LoyCRAFTAHOLICS ANONYMOUSNEW!  Bring your favorite craft supplies and any current projects that you’re working on and join in on the fun!  Perfect excuse to socialize while finishing old projects or working on brand new ones.  DAY:  2nd and 4th Monday of each month TIME:  9:00FEE:  FREE QUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30FEE:  FREE OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00FEE:  FREE CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  10:00 – 11:00FEE:  FREE BINGO DAY:  1st and 3rd Wednesday of the monthTIME:  12:30 – 1:00FEE:  FREE THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00FEE:  FREE PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00FEE:  FREEPOP-UP CLASSESPOP-UP BEGINNER LANDSCAPE ART CLASSHave you ever wanted to bring out your inner Van Gogh 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:  Monday, January 9TIME:   9:00 – 12:00FEE:  $10INSTRUCTOR:  Charles Shaw
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Parents' Night Out - February 10
PARENTS' NIGHT OUTGet your Christmas shopping done, attend your office party, have a date night or just some alone time; we won’t judge!  Drop your child off so they can play games, read stories, make crafts and watch a movie with our experience staff.  Pizza dinner and popcorn will be provided.  Bring your child’s favorite blanket and pillow for the movie.
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Brittney Mobley
 
Saturday February 11, 2023
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM    Children's Dance - Mini Leapers Class I - Session I
MINI LEAPERSAges 3 - 4This class will introduce your child to basic ballet steps, motor skills and rhythms though games in this lively class. Don't be surprised if they twirl, leap, gallop and skip everywhere after this class! Clothing Attire:  Leotard, skirt, tights, or leggings and a shirt are recommended, and either ballet shoes or bare feet.BALLET BASICSAGES 5-6Whether your child is a new dancer or a returning student, this class is for you. In this class your child will learn the basics of Ballet etiquette and simple dance steps. Everyone will grow in the discovery of dance whether it’s a dream for the future or a way to get out energy while they’re young. Don’t be surprised if they want to show you all the new things they learned in class!
 
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM    Children's Dance - Ballet Basics - Session I
MINI LEAPERSAges 3 - 4This class will introduce your child to basic ballet steps, motor skills and rhythms though games in this lively class. Don't be surprised if they twirl, leap, gallop and skip everywhere after this class! Clothing Attire:  Leotard, skirt, tights, or leggings and a shirt are recommended, and either ballet shoes or bare feet.BALLET BASICSAGES 5-6Whether your child is a new dancer or a returning student, this class is for you. In this class your child will learn the basics of Ballet etiquette and simple dance steps. Everyone will grow in the discovery of dance whether it’s a dream for the future or a way to get out energy while they’re young. Don’t be surprised if they want to show you all the new things they learned in class!
 
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM    Children's Dance - Mini Leapers Class II - Session I
MINI LEAPERSAges 3 - 4This class will introduce your child to basic ballet steps, motor skills and rhythms though games in this lively class. Don't be surprised if they twirl, leap, gallop and skip everywhere after this class! Clothing Attire:  Leotard, skirt, tights, or leggings and a shirt are recommended, and either ballet shoes or bare feet.BALLET BASICSAGES 5-6Whether your child is a new dancer or a returning student, this class is for you. In this class your child will learn the basics of Ballet etiquette and simple dance steps. Everyone will grow in the discovery of dance whether it’s a dream for the future or a way to get out energy while they’re young. Don’t be surprised if they want to show you all the new things they learned in class!
 
3:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Rhodes
 
Monday February 13, 2023
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Senior Center Programs - Landscape Painting Session I - Mondays
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.AQUACISEExercise in the pool to provide a lot of resistance for muscles, but no wear and tear on joints.DAY:  Tuesdays & Thursdays, 8 times in one monthTIME:  10:00 - 10:45BEGINS:  On-goingFEE:  $65LOCATION:  Vitale Aquatics & Tennis, 14 Iron Street, LedyardFROM PHOTO TO CANVASADULT BEGINNING LANDSCAPE PAINTINGEach 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 - MondaysDAY:  Mondays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  January 23FEE:  $50SESSION I - ThursdaysDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  January 19FEE:  $50 SESSION IIDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  March 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawYOGA 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 weeksTIME:  9:00 - 10:00BEGINS:  January 4FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS: January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie ChapmanCHAIR YOGA Chair yoga is accessible to all abilities.  Get the benefits of yoga, including stretching, breathing practices, and relaxation.DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 - 11:30BEGINS:  January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettLATIN 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 weeksTIME:  10:30 – 11:30BEGINS:  January 3FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Marjorie WinslowTAI CHITai 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 weeksTIME:  12:00 - 1:00BEGINS:  January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Alex Culligan SILVER SNEAKERS FLEXStrength 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 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  on-goingDAY:  Thursdays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  on-goingFEE:  This is offered through many insurance copies or you may arrange direct payment with the instructor.INSTRUCTOR:  Robin LoyCRAFTAHOLICS ANONYMOUSNEW!  Bring your favorite craft supplies and any current projects that you’re working on and join in on the fun!  Perfect excuse to socialize while finishing old projects or working on brand new ones.  DAY:  2nd and 4th Monday of each month TIME:  9:00FEE:  FREE QUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30FEE:  FREE OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00FEE:  FREE CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  10:00 – 11:00FEE:  FREE BINGO DAY:  1st and 3rd Wednesday of the monthTIME:  12:30 – 1:00FEE:  FREE THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00FEE:  FREE PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00FEE:  FREEPOP-UP CLASSESPOP-UP BEGINNER LANDSCAPE ART CLASSHave you ever wanted to bring out your inner Van Gogh 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:  Monday, January 9TIME:   9:00 – 12:00FEE:  $10INSTRUCTOR:  Charles Shaw
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Wrestling - Wrestling
Learn the basic fundamentals of wrestling at a youth level.  Required gear:  wrestling shoes and headgear.Coaches:Allyn Quibble, Ledyard alumni 3x state champion.  Currently head wrestling coach for Ledyard High School.Dylan Kenyon, Ledyard wrestling alumni
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Little League
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Basketball - Adult - Women's Basketball
WOMEN'S BASKETBALLWhen was the last time you picked up a basketball?  Come join our friendly 3-on-3 half court games.  Get some exercise and have fun while you're doing it.  All ages and experience levels are welcome.  Whether you're a 20-year old with no experience, or an 80-year old with 5 years of experience (yes, we have one of them!), you're sure to have fun and be challenged.  Come give it a try!MEN'S OVER 30 BASKETBALL - LEDYARD RESIDENTS ONLYMEN'S UNDER 30 BASKETBALL - LEDYARD RESIDENTS ONLYGet some exercise and have fun while you're at it!
 
Tuesday February 14, 2023
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Senior Center Programs - Latin Line Dancing
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.AQUACISEExercise in the pool to provide a lot of resistance for muscles, but no wear and tear on joints.DAY:  Tuesdays & Thursdays, 8 times in one monthTIME:  10:00 - 10:45BEGINS:  On-goingFEE:  $65LOCATION:  Vitale Aquatics & Tennis, 14 Iron Street, LedyardFROM PHOTO TO CANVASADULT BEGINNING LANDSCAPE PAINTINGEach 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 - MondaysDAY:  Mondays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  January 23FEE:  $50SESSION I - ThursdaysDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  January 19FEE:  $50 SESSION IIDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  March 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawYOGA 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 weeksTIME:  9:00 - 10:00BEGINS:  January 4FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS: January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie ChapmanCHAIR YOGA Chair yoga is accessible to all abilities.  Get the benefits of yoga, including stretching, breathing practices, and relaxation.DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 - 11:30BEGINS:  January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettLATIN 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 weeksTIME:  10:30 – 11:30BEGINS:  January 3FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Marjorie WinslowTAI CHITai 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 weeksTIME:  12:00 - 1:00BEGINS:  January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Alex Culligan SILVER SNEAKERS FLEXStrength 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 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  on-goingDAY:  Thursdays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  on-goingFEE:  This is offered through many insurance copies or you may arrange direct payment with the instructor.INSTRUCTOR:  Robin LoyCRAFTAHOLICS ANONYMOUSNEW!  Bring your favorite craft supplies and any current projects that you’re working on and join in on the fun!  Perfect excuse to socialize while finishing old projects or working on brand new ones.  DAY:  2nd and 4th Monday of each month TIME:  9:00FEE:  FREE QUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30FEE:  FREE OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00FEE:  FREE CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  10:00 – 11:00FEE:  FREE BINGO DAY:  1st and 3rd Wednesday of the monthTIME:  12:30 – 1:00FEE:  FREE THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00FEE:  FREE PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00FEE:  FREEPOP-UP CLASSESPOP-UP BEGINNER LANDSCAPE ART CLASSHave you ever wanted to bring out your inner Van Gogh 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:  Monday, January 9TIME:   9:00 – 12:00FEE:  $10INSTRUCTOR:  Charles Shaw
 
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM    Valentine's Day Event
 
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Fit Kids: Intro to Sports - Fit Kids: Intro to Sports I
FIT KIDS:  INTRO TO SPORTSIntroduce your child to a variety of sports in a fun interactive environment.  Designed to help your child develop large motor skills, socialization and team building.  An energetic class filled with running, jumping, twirling and FUN!
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Drawing Class - Drawing Class
Students will create still life compositions and create greeting cards through a variety of drawing techniques: exploring line, color and shade. Materials:  Please bring a drawing pad, pencil and kneaded eraser.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Pilates and Movement - Pilates and Movement Session I
A fusion of Pilates & Yoga for a total body workout. Focus on the core including balancing exercises, weights for upper body strength, strong bones and definition, bands for stretching connective tissue and muscles. Additionally, the classes will contain a therapeutic approach for better alignment, connecting to your body and your breath for a more fluid execution. Bands may be purchased at:https://www.amazon.com/TheraBand-Professional-Resistance-Individual-Intermediate/dp/B006M95RX8/ref=sr_1_15?dchild=1&keywords=resistance+bands+6+feet+long%27&qid=1615729708&s=sporting-goods&sr=1-15-- All fitness levels are welcome!Please note that the schedule has changed from what was in the Events magazine.  The class will now begin on Tuesday, January 10.
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Basketball - Adult - Men's Over 30 Basketball - Ledyard Residents Only
WOMEN'S BASKETBALLWhen was the last time you picked up a basketball?  Come join our friendly 3-on-3 half court games.  Get some exercise and have fun while you're doing it.  All ages and experience levels are welcome.  Whether you're a 20-year old with no experience, or an 80-year old with 5 years of experience (yes, we have one of them!), you're sure to have fun and be challenged.  Come give it a try!MEN'S OVER 30 BASKETBALL - LEDYARD RESIDENTS ONLYMEN'S UNDER 30 BASKETBALL - LEDYARD RESIDENTS ONLYGet some exercise and have fun while you're at it!
 
Wednesday February 15, 2023
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Senior Center Programs - Yoga - Wednesdays
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.AQUACISEExercise in the pool to provide a lot of resistance for muscles, but no wear and tear on joints.DAY:  Tuesdays & Thursdays, 8 times in one monthTIME:  10:00 - 10:45BEGINS:  On-goingFEE:  $65LOCATION:  Vitale Aquatics & Tennis, 14 Iron Street, LedyardFROM PHOTO TO CANVASADULT BEGINNING LANDSCAPE PAINTINGEach 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 - MondaysDAY:  Mondays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  January 23FEE:  $50SESSION I - ThursdaysDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  January 19FEE:  $50 SESSION IIDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  March 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawYOGA 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 weeksTIME:  9:00 - 10:00BEGINS:  January 4FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS: January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie ChapmanCHAIR YOGA Chair yoga is accessible to all abilities.  Get the benefits of yoga, including stretching, breathing practices, and relaxation.DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 - 11:30BEGINS:  January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettLATIN 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 weeksTIME:  10:30 – 11:30BEGINS:  January 3FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Marjorie WinslowTAI CHITai 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 weeksTIME:  12:00 - 1:00BEGINS:  January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Alex Culligan SILVER SNEAKERS FLEXStrength 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 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  on-goingDAY:  Thursdays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  on-goingFEE:  This is offered through many insurance copies or you may arrange direct payment with the instructor.INSTRUCTOR:  Robin LoyCRAFTAHOLICS ANONYMOUSNEW!  Bring your favorite craft supplies and any current projects that you’re working on and join in on the fun!  Perfect excuse to socialize while finishing old projects or working on brand new ones.  DAY:  2nd and 4th Monday of each month TIME:  9:00FEE:  FREE QUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30FEE:  FREE OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00FEE:  FREE CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  10:00 – 11:00FEE:  FREE BINGO DAY:  1st and 3rd Wednesday of the monthTIME:  12:30 – 1:00FEE:  FREE THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00FEE:  FREE PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00FEE:  FREEPOP-UP CLASSESPOP-UP BEGINNER LANDSCAPE ART CLASSHave you ever wanted to bring out your inner Van Gogh 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:  Monday, January 9TIME:   9:00 – 12:00FEE:  $10INSTRUCTOR:  Charles Shaw
 
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM    Jedi Training Academy - Jedi Training Academy
Have your Padawan join us in this Star Wars themed class as they learn the ways of the Force and the light saber.  Your child may dress up as a Jedi or their favorite Star Wars or space themed character, but it is not required.
 
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM    Tae Kwon Do - Tae Kwon Do (ages 5-8)
Tae Kwon Do is a Korean martial art developed over 2,000 years ago.  In Korean, Tae Kwon Do means "foot/hand way" and was officially given its name on April 11, 1955.  It develops many skills such as coordination, focus, balance, strength, and agility.  Children wil develop self-confidence, and listening skills while practicing the art of modern and traditional Tae Kwon Do.  Through drills, students will learn respect, manners, self-defense (Stranger Danger), and improved fitness.The instructor is Bob Chester, 6th degree Black Belt with over 35 years experience.
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Knitting - Knitting
Learn to knit or bring a project that you are working on or need help with. You will also learn how to correct any mistakes you make!
 
Thursday February 16, 2023
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM    Ledyard Library
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Senior Center Programs - Landscape Painting Session I - Thursday
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.AQUACISEExercise in the pool to provide a lot of resistance for muscles, but no wear and tear on joints.DAY:  Tuesdays & Thursdays, 8 times in one monthTIME:  10:00 - 10:45BEGINS:  On-goingFEE:  $65LOCATION:  Vitale Aquatics & Tennis, 14 Iron Street, LedyardFROM PHOTO TO CANVASADULT BEGINNING LANDSCAPE PAINTINGEach 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 - MondaysDAY:  Mondays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  January 23FEE:  $50SESSION I - ThursdaysDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  January 19FEE:  $50 SESSION IIDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  March 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawYOGA 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 weeksTIME:  9:00 - 10:00BEGINS:  January 4FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS: January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie ChapmanCHAIR YOGA Chair yoga is accessible to all abilities.  Get the benefits of yoga, including stretching, breathing practices, and relaxation.DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 - 11:30BEGINS:  January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettLATIN 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 weeksTIME:  10:30 – 11:30BEGINS:  January 3FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Marjorie WinslowTAI CHITai 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 weeksTIME:  12:00 - 1:00BEGINS:  January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Alex Culligan SILVER SNEAKERS FLEXStrength 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 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  on-goingDAY:  Thursdays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  on-goingFEE:  This is offered through many insurance copies or you may arrange direct payment with the instructor.INSTRUCTOR:  Robin LoyCRAFTAHOLICS ANONYMOUSNEW!  Bring your favorite craft supplies and any current projects that you’re working on and join in on the fun!  Perfect excuse to socialize while finishing old projects or working on brand new ones.  DAY:  2nd and 4th Monday of each month TIME:  9:00FEE:  FREE QUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30FEE:  FREE OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00FEE:  FREE CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  10:00 – 11:00FEE:  FREE BINGO DAY:  1st and 3rd Wednesday of the monthTIME:  12:30 – 1:00FEE:  FREE THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00FEE:  FREE PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00FEE:  FREEPOP-UP CLASSESPOP-UP BEGINNER LANDSCAPE ART CLASSHave you ever wanted to bring out your inner Van Gogh 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:  Monday, January 9TIME:   9:00 – 12:00FEE:  $10INSTRUCTOR:  Charles Shaw
 
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Girls Scouts
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Wrestling - Wrestling
Learn the basic fundamentals of wrestling at a youth level.  Required gear:  wrestling shoes and headgear.Coaches:Allyn Quibble, Ledyard alumni 3x state champion.  Currently head wrestling coach for Ledyard High School.Dylan Kenyon, Ledyard wrestling alumni
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi
For beginning and continuing students. Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good health for men and women, whether you are old, weak or strong." Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. Practicing this style of Tai Chi in a smooth and relaxed manner will help one to acquire a strong physique, a more relaxed body and a quieter mind.Instructor:  Alex CulliganPlease Note:  This program will now take place at the Gales Ferry Community Center, which is located at 18 Hurlbutt Road in Gales Ferry, adjacent to the Gales Ferry Library.
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Tea Tasting - Herbal Tea Tasting Class
TEA TASTINGWarm up your winter months with these tea tasting classes!CHAI TASTING CLASSIn this class, you will sample five different chai blends and learn about the herbs used to create the teas and their benefits. DATE:  Thursday, January 12 HERBAL TEA TASTING CLASSJoin us as we taste five different herbal tea blends and learn about the herbs used to create the teas and their benefits.DATE:  Thursday, February 16 MAKE YOUR OWN TEA WORKSHOPParticipants will learn about some common herbs used in tea making as well as some of their benefits and then will get to create their own unique blend to take home.  Sample the instructor’s own spring tea!DATE:  Thursday, March 9AGE: 12 and upTIME:  6:30 – 7:30  FEE: $25 per class, or $60 for all three classes (Please call the office at 860-464-9112 if you would like to register for all three classes so that we may adjust the registration fee.)LOCATION:  Ledyard Middle SchoolINSTRUCTOR:  Sara Holiday
 
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Longsword 101 - Longsword 101
Have you ever wanted to fight like a medieval Knight?  Historical European Martial Arts (HEMA) is the study and recreation of medieval fighting systems from surviving books and manuscripts.  This class will teach you the fundamentals of fencing with a longsword.  We will cover everything from foot work, to advanced techniques and strategies.  The class will have two halves; the first half being dedicated to drilling and learning new techniques, the second half will be open floor space for free play, or to practice your skills.Required equipment for partnered drills:350N Fencing MaskRecommended:  Feder (practice longsword) and hand protection.  Contact instructor, Lucas Marra,with any questions at Thamesriverhistoricalfencing@gmail.com.
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Basketball - Adult - Men's Under 30 Basketball - Ledyard Residents Only
WOMEN'S BASKETBALLWhen was the last time you picked up a basketball?  Come join our friendly 3-on-3 half court games.  Get some exercise and have fun while you're doing it.  All ages and experience levels are welcome.  Whether you're a 20-year old with no experience, or an 80-year old with 5 years of experience (yes, we have one of them!), you're sure to have fun and be challenged.  Come give it a try!MEN'S OVER 30 BASKETBALL - LEDYARD RESIDENTS ONLYMEN'S UNDER 30 BASKETBALL - LEDYARD RESIDENTS ONLYGet some exercise and have fun while you're at it!
 
Friday February 17, 2023
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Senior Center Programs - Yoga- Fridays
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.AQUACISEExercise in the pool to provide a lot of resistance for muscles, but no wear and tear on joints.DAY:  Tuesdays & Thursdays, 8 times in one monthTIME:  10:00 - 10:45BEGINS:  On-goingFEE:  $65LOCATION:  Vitale Aquatics & Tennis, 14 Iron Street, LedyardFROM PHOTO TO CANVASADULT BEGINNING LANDSCAPE PAINTINGEach 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 - MondaysDAY:  Mondays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  January 23FEE:  $50SESSION I - ThursdaysDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  January 19FEE:  $50 SESSION IIDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  March 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawYOGA 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 weeksTIME:  9:00 - 10:00BEGINS:  January 4FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS: January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie ChapmanCHAIR YOGA Chair yoga is accessible to all abilities.  Get the benefits of yoga, including stretching, breathing practices, and relaxation.DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 - 11:30BEGINS:  January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettLATIN 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 weeksTIME:  10:30 – 11:30BEGINS:  January 3FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Marjorie WinslowTAI CHITai 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 weeksTIME:  12:00 - 1:00BEGINS:  January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Alex Culligan SILVER SNEAKERS FLEXStrength 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 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  on-goingDAY:  Thursdays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  on-goingFEE:  This is offered through many insurance copies or you may arrange direct payment with the instructor.INSTRUCTOR:  Robin LoyCRAFTAHOLICS ANONYMOUSNEW!  Bring your favorite craft supplies and any current projects that you’re working on and join in on the fun!  Perfect excuse to socialize while finishing old projects or working on brand new ones.  DAY:  2nd and 4th Monday of each month TIME:  9:00FEE:  FREE QUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30FEE:  FREE OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00FEE:  FREE CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  10:00 – 11:00FEE:  FREE BINGO DAY:  1st and 3rd Wednesday of the monthTIME:  12:30 – 1:00FEE:  FREE THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00FEE:  FREE PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00FEE:  FREEPOP-UP CLASSESPOP-UP BEGINNER LANDSCAPE ART CLASSHave you ever wanted to bring out your inner Van Gogh 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:  Monday, January 9TIME:   9:00 – 12:00FEE:  $10INSTRUCTOR:  Charles Shaw
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Senior Center Programs - Chair Yoga Friday
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.AQUACISEExercise in the pool to provide a lot of resistance for muscles, but no wear and tear on joints.DAY:  Tuesdays & Thursdays, 8 times in one monthTIME:  10:00 - 10:45BEGINS:  On-goingFEE:  $65LOCATION:  Vitale Aquatics & Tennis, 14 Iron Street, LedyardFROM PHOTO TO CANVASADULT BEGINNING LANDSCAPE PAINTINGEach 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 - MondaysDAY:  Mondays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  January 23FEE:  $50SESSION I - ThursdaysDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  January 19FEE:  $50 SESSION IIDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  March 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawYOGA 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 weeksTIME:  9:00 - 10:00BEGINS:  January 4FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS: January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie ChapmanCHAIR YOGA Chair yoga is accessible to all abilities.  Get the benefits of yoga, including stretching, breathing practices, and relaxation.DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 - 11:30BEGINS:  January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettLATIN 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 weeksTIME:  10:30 – 11:30BEGINS:  January 3FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Marjorie WinslowTAI CHITai 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 weeksTIME:  12:00 - 1:00BEGINS:  January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Alex Culligan SILVER SNEAKERS FLEXStrength 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 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  on-goingDAY:  Thursdays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  on-goingFEE:  This is offered through many insurance copies or you may arrange direct payment with the instructor.INSTRUCTOR:  Robin LoyCRAFTAHOLICS ANONYMOUSNEW!  Bring your favorite craft supplies and any current projects that you’re working on and join in on the fun!  Perfect excuse to socialize while finishing old projects or working on brand new ones.  DAY:  2nd and 4th Monday of each month TIME:  9:00FEE:  FREE QUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30FEE:  FREE OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00FEE:  FREE CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  10:00 – 11:00FEE:  FREE BINGO DAY:  1st and 3rd Wednesday of the monthTIME:  12:30 – 1:00FEE:  FREE THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00FEE:  FREE PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00FEE:  FREEPOP-UP CLASSESPOP-UP BEGINNER LANDSCAPE ART CLASSHave you ever wanted to bring out your inner Van Gogh 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:  Monday, January 9TIME:   9:00 – 12:00FEE:  $10INSTRUCTOR:  Charles Shaw
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Senior Center Programs - Tai Chi
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.AQUACISEExercise in the pool to provide a lot of resistance for muscles, but no wear and tear on joints.DAY:  Tuesdays & Thursdays, 8 times in one monthTIME:  10:00 - 10:45BEGINS:  On-goingFEE:  $65LOCATION:  Vitale Aquatics & Tennis, 14 Iron Street, LedyardFROM PHOTO TO CANVASADULT BEGINNING LANDSCAPE PAINTINGEach 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 - MondaysDAY:  Mondays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  January 23FEE:  $50SESSION I - ThursdaysDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  January 19FEE:  $50 SESSION IIDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  March 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawYOGA 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 weeksTIME:  9:00 - 10:00BEGINS:  January 4FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS: January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie ChapmanCHAIR YOGA Chair yoga is accessible to all abilities.  Get the benefits of yoga, including stretching, breathing practices, and relaxation.DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 - 11:30BEGINS:  January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettLATIN 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 weeksTIME:  10:30 – 11:30BEGINS:  January 3FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Marjorie WinslowTAI CHITai 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 weeksTIME:  12:00 - 1:00BEGINS:  January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Alex Culligan SILVER SNEAKERS FLEXStrength 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 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  on-goingDAY:  Thursdays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  on-goingFEE:  This is offered through many insurance copies or you may arrange direct payment with the instructor.INSTRUCTOR:  Robin LoyCRAFTAHOLICS ANONYMOUSNEW!  Bring your favorite craft supplies and any current projects that you’re working on and join in on the fun!  Perfect excuse to socialize while finishing old projects or working on brand new ones.  DAY:  2nd and 4th Monday of each month TIME:  9:00FEE:  FREE QUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30FEE:  FREE OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00FEE:  FREE CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  10:00 – 11:00FEE:  FREE BINGO DAY:  1st and 3rd Wednesday of the monthTIME:  12:30 – 1:00FEE:  FREE THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00FEE:  FREE PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00FEE:  FREEPOP-UP CLASSESPOP-UP BEGINNER LANDSCAPE ART CLASSHave you ever wanted to bring out your inner Van Gogh 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:  Monday, January 9TIME:   9:00 – 12:00FEE:  $10INSTRUCTOR:  Charles Shaw
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Brittney Mobley
 
Saturday February 18, 2023
10:30 AM - 1:00 PM    Rug Hooking
 
Monday February 20, 2023
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM    Ledyard Garden Club
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Thames River Quilters
 
Tuesday February 21, 2023
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Senior Center Programs - Latin Line Dancing
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.AQUACISEExercise in the pool to provide a lot of resistance for muscles, but no wear and tear on joints.DAY:  Tuesdays & Thursdays, 8 times in one monthTIME:  10:00 - 10:45BEGINS:  On-goingFEE:  $65LOCATION:  Vitale Aquatics & Tennis, 14 Iron Street, LedyardFROM PHOTO TO CANVASADULT BEGINNING LANDSCAPE PAINTINGEach 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 - MondaysDAY:  Mondays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  January 23FEE:  $50SESSION I - ThursdaysDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  January 19FEE:  $50 SESSION IIDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  March 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawYOGA 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 weeksTIME:  9:00 - 10:00BEGINS:  January 4FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS: January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie ChapmanCHAIR YOGA Chair yoga is accessible to all abilities.  Get the benefits of yoga, including stretching, breathing practices, and relaxation.DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 - 11:30BEGINS:  January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettLATIN 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 weeksTIME:  10:30 – 11:30BEGINS:  January 3FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Marjorie WinslowTAI CHITai 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 weeksTIME:  12:00 - 1:00BEGINS:  January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Alex Culligan SILVER SNEAKERS FLEXStrength 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 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  on-goingDAY:  Thursdays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  on-goingFEE:  This is offered through many insurance copies or you may arrange direct payment with the instructor.INSTRUCTOR:  Robin LoyCRAFTAHOLICS ANONYMOUSNEW!  Bring your favorite craft supplies and any current projects that you’re working on and join in on the fun!  Perfect excuse to socialize while finishing old projects or working on brand new ones.  DAY:  2nd and 4th Monday of each month TIME:  9:00FEE:  FREE QUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30FEE:  FREE OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00FEE:  FREE CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  10:00 – 11:00FEE:  FREE BINGO DAY:  1st and 3rd Wednesday of the monthTIME:  12:30 – 1:00FEE:  FREE THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00FEE:  FREE PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00FEE:  FREEPOP-UP CLASSESPOP-UP BEGINNER LANDSCAPE ART CLASSHave you ever wanted to bring out your inner Van Gogh 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:  Monday, January 9TIME:   9:00 – 12:00FEE:  $10INSTRUCTOR:  Charles Shaw
 
3:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Gales Ferry Library Lego Club/ Tuesday Evening Crafting
 
Wednesday February 22, 2023
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Senior Center Programs - Yoga - Wednesdays
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.AQUACISEExercise in the pool to provide a lot of resistance for muscles, but no wear and tear on joints.DAY:  Tuesdays & Thursdays, 8 times in one monthTIME:  10:00 - 10:45BEGINS:  On-goingFEE:  $65LOCATION:  Vitale Aquatics & Tennis, 14 Iron Street, LedyardFROM PHOTO TO CANVASADULT BEGINNING LANDSCAPE PAINTINGEach 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 - MondaysDAY:  Mondays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  January 23FEE:  $50SESSION I - ThursdaysDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  January 19FEE:  $50 SESSION IIDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  March 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawYOGA 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 weeksTIME:  9:00 - 10:00BEGINS:  January 4FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS: January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie ChapmanCHAIR YOGA Chair yoga is accessible to all abilities.  Get the benefits of yoga, including stretching, breathing practices, and relaxation.DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 - 11:30BEGINS:  January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettLATIN 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 weeksTIME:  10:30 – 11:30BEGINS:  January 3FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Marjorie WinslowTAI CHITai 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 weeksTIME:  12:00 - 1:00BEGINS:  January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Alex Culligan SILVER SNEAKERS FLEXStrength 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 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  on-goingDAY:  Thursdays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  on-goingFEE:  This is offered through many insurance copies or you may arrange direct payment with the instructor.INSTRUCTOR:  Robin LoyCRAFTAHOLICS ANONYMOUSNEW!  Bring your favorite craft supplies and any current projects that you’re working on and join in on the fun!  Perfect excuse to socialize while finishing old projects or working on brand new ones.  DAY:  2nd and 4th Monday of each month TIME:  9:00FEE:  FREE QUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30FEE:  FREE OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00FEE:  FREE CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  10:00 – 11:00FEE:  FREE BINGO DAY:  1st and 3rd Wednesday of the monthTIME:  12:30 – 1:00FEE:  FREE THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00FEE:  FREE PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00FEE:  FREEPOP-UP CLASSESPOP-UP BEGINNER LANDSCAPE ART CLASSHave you ever wanted to bring out your inner Van Gogh 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:  Monday, January 9TIME:   9:00 – 12:00FEE:  $10INSTRUCTOR:  Charles Shaw
 
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM    Jedi Training Academy - Jedi Training Academy
Have your Padawan join us in this Star Wars themed class as they learn the ways of the Force and the light saber.  Your child may dress up as a Jedi or their favorite Star Wars or space themed character, but it is not required.
 
Thursday February 23, 2023
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM    Ledyard Library
 
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM    S.T.E.A.M. - S.T.E.A.M. Works
BUILDING UP S.T.E.A.M.Children work independently and cooperatively as they begin to explore simple machines using LEGO/ DUPLO® early childhood materials. Projects may include spin tops, cranes, and hockey players!AGE:  5 – 6, Grades K – 2DAY:  Thursdays, 6 weeks            TIME:  3:30 – 4:30 BEGINS:  January 12             FEE:  $190            LOCATION:  Gales Ferry School Library   INSTRUCTOR:  Corey Schmidek, Eyes4Learning S.T.E.A.M. WORKSChildren work with standard LEGO® materials to problem solve pre-engineering challenges involving structure, levers, gears, pulleys, and other elements of simple machines. Projects may include wall rocket racers, battle top spinners, and flywheel cruisers! AGE:  7 – 9, Grades 3 – 5DAY:  Thursdays, 6 weeks            TIME:  3:30 – 4:30 BEGINS:  February 23            FEE:  $190           LOCATION:  Gales Ferry School Library   INSTRUCTOR:  Corey Schmidek, Eyes4LearningPlease note the new start date for the STEAM Works program.
 
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Girls Scouts
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Wrestling - Wrestling
Learn the basic fundamentals of wrestling at a youth level.  Required gear:  wrestling shoes and headgear.Coaches:Allyn Quibble, Ledyard alumni 3x state champion.  Currently head wrestling coach for Ledyard High School.Dylan Kenyon, Ledyard wrestling alumni
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi
For beginning and continuing students. Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good health for men and women, whether you are old, weak or strong." Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. Practicing this style of Tai Chi in a smooth and relaxed manner will help one to acquire a strong physique, a more relaxed body and a quieter mind.Instructor:  Alex CulliganPlease Note:  This program will now take place at the Gales Ferry Community Center, which is located at 18 Hurlbutt Road in Gales Ferry, adjacent to the Gales Ferry Library.
 
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Longsword 101 - Longsword 101
Have you ever wanted to fight like a medieval Knight?  Historical European Martial Arts (HEMA) is the study and recreation of medieval fighting systems from surviving books and manuscripts.  This class will teach you the fundamentals of fencing with a longsword.  We will cover everything from foot work, to advanced techniques and strategies.  The class will have two halves; the first half being dedicated to drilling and learning new techniques, the second half will be open floor space for free play, or to practice your skills.Required equipment for partnered drills:350N Fencing MaskRecommended:  Feder (practice longsword) and hand protection.  Contact instructor, Lucas Marra,with any questions at Thamesriverhistoricalfencing@gmail.com.
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Basketball - Adult - Men's Under 30 Basketball - Ledyard Residents Only
WOMEN'S BASKETBALLWhen was the last time you picked up a basketball?  Come join our friendly 3-on-3 half court games.  Get some exercise and have fun while you're doing it.  All ages and experience levels are welcome.  Whether you're a 20-year old with no experience, or an 80-year old with 5 years of experience (yes, we have one of them!), you're sure to have fun and be challenged.  Come give it a try!MEN'S OVER 30 BASKETBALL - LEDYARD RESIDENTS ONLYMEN'S UNDER 30 BASKETBALL - LEDYARD RESIDENTS ONLYGet some exercise and have fun while you're at it!
 
Friday February 24, 2023
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Senior Center Programs - Yoga- Fridays
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.AQUACISEExercise in the pool to provide a lot of resistance for muscles, but no wear and tear on joints.DAY:  Tuesdays & Thursdays, 8 times in one monthTIME:  10:00 - 10:45BEGINS:  On-goingFEE:  $65LOCATION:  Vitale Aquatics & Tennis, 14 Iron Street, LedyardFROM PHOTO TO CANVASADULT BEGINNING LANDSCAPE PAINTINGEach 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 - MondaysDAY:  Mondays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  January 23FEE:  $50SESSION I - ThursdaysDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  January 19FEE:  $50 SESSION IIDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  March 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawYOGA 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 weeksTIME:  9:00 - 10:00BEGINS:  January 4FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS: January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie ChapmanCHAIR YOGA Chair yoga is accessible to all abilities.  Get the benefits of yoga, including stretching, breathing practices, and relaxation.DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 - 11:30BEGINS:  January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettLATIN 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 weeksTIME:  10:30 – 11:30BEGINS:  January 3FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Marjorie WinslowTAI CHITai 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 weeksTIME:  12:00 - 1:00BEGINS:  January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Alex Culligan SILVER SNEAKERS FLEXStrength 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 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  on-goingDAY:  Thursdays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  on-goingFEE:  This is offered through many insurance copies or you may arrange direct payment with the instructor.INSTRUCTOR:  Robin LoyCRAFTAHOLICS ANONYMOUSNEW!  Bring your favorite craft supplies and any current projects that you’re working on and join in on the fun!  Perfect excuse to socialize while finishing old projects or working on brand new ones.  DAY:  2nd and 4th Monday of each month TIME:  9:00FEE:  FREE QUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30FEE:  FREE OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00FEE:  FREE CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  10:00 – 11:00FEE:  FREE BINGO DAY:  1st and 3rd Wednesday of the monthTIME:  12:30 – 1:00FEE:  FREE THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00FEE:  FREE PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00FEE:  FREEPOP-UP CLASSESPOP-UP BEGINNER LANDSCAPE ART CLASSHave you ever wanted to bring out your inner Van Gogh 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:  Monday, January 9TIME:   9:00 – 12:00FEE:  $10INSTRUCTOR:  Charles Shaw
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Senior Center Programs - Chair Yoga Friday
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.AQUACISEExercise in the pool to provide a lot of resistance for muscles, but no wear and tear on joints.DAY:  Tuesdays & Thursdays, 8 times in one monthTIME:  10:00 - 10:45BEGINS:  On-goingFEE:  $65LOCATION:  Vitale Aquatics & Tennis, 14 Iron Street, LedyardFROM PHOTO TO CANVASADULT BEGINNING LANDSCAPE PAINTINGEach 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 - MondaysDAY:  Mondays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  January 23FEE:  $50SESSION I - ThursdaysDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  January 19FEE:  $50 SESSION IIDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  March 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawYOGA 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 weeksTIME:  9:00 - 10:00BEGINS:  January 4FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS: January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie ChapmanCHAIR YOGA Chair yoga is accessible to all abilities.  Get the benefits of yoga, including stretching, breathing practices, and relaxation.DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 - 11:30BEGINS:  January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettLATIN 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 weeksTIME:  10:30 – 11:30BEGINS:  January 3FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Marjorie WinslowTAI CHITai 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 weeksTIME:  12:00 - 1:00BEGINS:  January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Alex Culligan SILVER SNEAKERS FLEXStrength 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 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  on-goingDAY:  Thursdays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  on-goingFEE:  This is offered through many insurance copies or you may arrange direct payment with the instructor.INSTRUCTOR:  Robin LoyCRAFTAHOLICS ANONYMOUSNEW!  Bring your favorite craft supplies and any current projects that you’re working on and join in on the fun!  Perfect excuse to socialize while finishing old projects or working on brand new ones.  DAY:  2nd and 4th Monday of each month TIME:  9:00FEE:  FREE QUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30FEE:  FREE OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00FEE:  FREE CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  10:00 – 11:00FEE:  FREE BINGO DAY:  1st and 3rd Wednesday of the monthTIME:  12:30 – 1:00FEE:  FREE THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00FEE:  FREE PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00FEE:  FREEPOP-UP CLASSESPOP-UP BEGINNER LANDSCAPE ART CLASSHave you ever wanted to bring out your inner Van Gogh 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:  Monday, January 9TIME:   9:00 – 12:00FEE:  $10INSTRUCTOR:  Charles Shaw
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Senior Center Programs - Tai Chi
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.AQUACISEExercise in the pool to provide a lot of resistance for muscles, but no wear and tear on joints.DAY:  Tuesdays & Thursdays, 8 times in one monthTIME:  10:00 - 10:45BEGINS:  On-goingFEE:  $65LOCATION:  Vitale Aquatics & Tennis, 14 Iron Street, LedyardFROM PHOTO TO CANVASADULT BEGINNING LANDSCAPE PAINTINGEach 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 - MondaysDAY:  Mondays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  January 23FEE:  $50SESSION I - ThursdaysDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  January 19FEE:  $50 SESSION IIDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  March 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawYOGA 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 weeksTIME:  9:00 - 10:00BEGINS:  January 4FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS: January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie ChapmanCHAIR YOGA Chair yoga is accessible to all abilities.  Get the benefits of yoga, including stretching, breathing practices, and relaxation.DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 - 11:30BEGINS:  January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettLATIN 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 weeksTIME:  10:30 – 11:30BEGINS:  January 3FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Marjorie WinslowTAI CHITai 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 weeksTIME:  12:00 - 1:00BEGINS:  January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Alex Culligan SILVER SNEAKERS FLEXStrength 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 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  on-goingDAY:  Thursdays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  on-goingFEE:  This is offered through many insurance copies or you may arrange direct payment with the instructor.INSTRUCTOR:  Robin LoyCRAFTAHOLICS ANONYMOUSNEW!  Bring your favorite craft supplies and any current projects that you’re working on and join in on the fun!  Perfect excuse to socialize while finishing old projects or working on brand new ones.  DAY:  2nd and 4th Monday of each month TIME:  9:00FEE:  FREE QUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30FEE:  FREE OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00FEE:  FREE CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  10:00 – 11:00FEE:  FREE BINGO DAY:  1st and 3rd Wednesday of the monthTIME:  12:30 – 1:00FEE:  FREE THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00FEE:  FREE PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00FEE:  FREEPOP-UP CLASSESPOP-UP BEGINNER LANDSCAPE ART CLASSHave you ever wanted to bring out your inner Van Gogh 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:  Monday, January 9TIME:   9:00 – 12:00FEE:  $10INSTRUCTOR:  Charles Shaw
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Brittney Mobley
 
Saturday February 25, 2023
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM    Children's Dance - Mini Leapers Class I - Session II
MINI LEAPERSAges 3 - 4This class will introduce your child to basic ballet steps, motor skills and rhythms though games in this lively class. Don't be surprised if they twirl, leap, gallop and skip everywhere after this class! Clothing Attire:  Leotard, skirt, tights, or leggings and a shirt are recommended, and either ballet shoes or bare feet.BALLET BASICSAGES 5-6Whether your child is a new dancer or a returning student, this class is for you. In this class your child will learn the basics of Ballet etiquette and simple dance steps. Everyone will grow in the discovery of dance whether it’s a dream for the future or a way to get out energy while they’re young. Don’t be surprised if they want to show you all the new things they learned in class!
 
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM    Children's Dance - Ballet Basics - Session II
MINI LEAPERSAges 3 - 4This class will introduce your child to basic ballet steps, motor skills and rhythms though games in this lively class. Don't be surprised if they twirl, leap, gallop and skip everywhere after this class! Clothing Attire:  Leotard, skirt, tights, or leggings and a shirt are recommended, and either ballet shoes or bare feet.BALLET BASICSAGES 5-6Whether your child is a new dancer or a returning student, this class is for you. In this class your child will learn the basics of Ballet etiquette and simple dance steps. Everyone will grow in the discovery of dance whether it’s a dream for the future or a way to get out energy while they’re young. Don’t be surprised if they want to show you all the new things they learned in class!
 
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM    Children's Dance - Mini Leapers Class II - Session II
MINI LEAPERSAges 3 - 4This class will introduce your child to basic ballet steps, motor skills and rhythms though games in this lively class. Don't be surprised if they twirl, leap, gallop and skip everywhere after this class! Clothing Attire:  Leotard, skirt, tights, or leggings and a shirt are recommended, and either ballet shoes or bare feet.BALLET BASICSAGES 5-6Whether your child is a new dancer or a returning student, this class is for you. In this class your child will learn the basics of Ballet etiquette and simple dance steps. Everyone will grow in the discovery of dance whether it’s a dream for the future or a way to get out energy while they’re young. Don’t be surprised if they want to show you all the new things they learned in class!
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Birthday Party
 
Monday February 27, 2023
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Senior Center Programs - Landscape Painting Session I - Mondays
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.AQUACISEExercise in the pool to provide a lot of resistance for muscles, but no wear and tear on joints.DAY:  Tuesdays & Thursdays, 8 times in one monthTIME:  10:00 - 10:45BEGINS:  On-goingFEE:  $65LOCATION:  Vitale Aquatics & Tennis, 14 Iron Street, LedyardFROM PHOTO TO CANVASADULT BEGINNING LANDSCAPE PAINTINGEach 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 - MondaysDAY:  Mondays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  January 23FEE:  $50SESSION I - ThursdaysDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  January 19FEE:  $50 SESSION IIDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  March 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawYOGA 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 weeksTIME:  9:00 - 10:00BEGINS:  January 4FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS: January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie ChapmanCHAIR YOGA Chair yoga is accessible to all abilities.  Get the benefits of yoga, including stretching, breathing practices, and relaxation.DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 - 11:30BEGINS:  January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettLATIN 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 weeksTIME:  10:30 – 11:30BEGINS:  January 3FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Marjorie WinslowTAI CHITai 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 weeksTIME:  12:00 - 1:00BEGINS:  January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Alex Culligan SILVER SNEAKERS FLEXStrength 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 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  on-goingDAY:  Thursdays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  on-goingFEE:  This is offered through many insurance copies or you may arrange direct payment with the instructor.INSTRUCTOR:  Robin LoyCRAFTAHOLICS ANONYMOUSNEW!  Bring your favorite craft supplies and any current projects that you’re working on and join in on the fun!  Perfect excuse to socialize while finishing old projects or working on brand new ones.  DAY:  2nd and 4th Monday of each month TIME:  9:00FEE:  FREE QUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30FEE:  FREE OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00FEE:  FREE CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  10:00 – 11:00FEE:  FREE BINGO DAY:  1st and 3rd Wednesday of the monthTIME:  12:30 – 1:00FEE:  FREE THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00FEE:  FREE PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00FEE:  FREEPOP-UP CLASSESPOP-UP BEGINNER LANDSCAPE ART CLASSHave you ever wanted to bring out your inner Van Gogh 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:  Monday, January 9TIME:   9:00 – 12:00FEE:  $10INSTRUCTOR:  Charles Shaw
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Basketball - Adult - Women's Basketball
WOMEN'S BASKETBALLWhen was the last time you picked up a basketball?  Come join our friendly 3-on-3 half court games.  Get some exercise and have fun while you're doing it.  All ages and experience levels are welcome.  Whether you're a 20-year old with no experience, or an 80-year old with 5 years of experience (yes, we have one of them!), you're sure to have fun and be challenged.  Come give it a try!MEN'S OVER 30 BASKETBALL - LEDYARD RESIDENTS ONLYMEN'S UNDER 30 BASKETBALL - LEDYARD RESIDENTS ONLYGet some exercise and have fun while you're at it!
 
Tuesday February 28, 2023
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Senior Center Programs - Latin Line Dancing
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.AQUACISEExercise in the pool to provide a lot of resistance for muscles, but no wear and tear on joints.DAY:  Tuesdays & Thursdays, 8 times in one monthTIME:  10:00 - 10:45BEGINS:  On-goingFEE:  $65LOCATION:  Vitale Aquatics & Tennis, 14 Iron Street, LedyardFROM PHOTO TO CANVASADULT BEGINNING LANDSCAPE PAINTINGEach 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 - MondaysDAY:  Mondays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  January 23FEE:  $50SESSION I - ThursdaysDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  January 19FEE:  $50 SESSION IIDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  March 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawYOGA 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 weeksTIME:  9:00 - 10:00BEGINS:  January 4FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS: January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie ChapmanCHAIR YOGA Chair yoga is accessible to all abilities.  Get the benefits of yoga, including stretching, breathing practices, and relaxation.DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 - 11:30BEGINS:  January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettLATIN 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 weeksTIME:  10:30 – 11:30BEGINS:  January 3FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Marjorie WinslowTAI CHITai 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 weeksTIME:  12:00 - 1:00BEGINS:  January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Alex Culligan SILVER SNEAKERS FLEXStrength 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 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  on-goingDAY:  Thursdays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  on-goingFEE:  This is offered through many insurance copies or you may arrange direct payment with the instructor.INSTRUCTOR:  Robin LoyCRAFTAHOLICS ANONYMOUSNEW!  Bring your favorite craft supplies and any current projects that you’re working on and join in on the fun!  Perfect excuse to socialize while finishing old projects or working on brand new ones.  DAY:  2nd and 4th Monday of each month TIME:  9:00FEE:  FREE QUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30FEE:  FREE OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00FEE:  FREE CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  10:00 – 11:00FEE:  FREE BINGO DAY:  1st and 3rd Wednesday of the monthTIME:  12:30 – 1:00FEE:  FREE THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00FEE:  FREE PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00FEE:  FREEPOP-UP CLASSESPOP-UP BEGINNER LANDSCAPE ART CLASSHave you ever wanted to bring out your inner Van Gogh 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:  Monday, January 9TIME:   9:00 – 12:00FEE:  $10INSTRUCTOR:  Charles Shaw
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Pilates and Movement - Pilates and Movement Session I
A fusion of Pilates & Yoga for a total body workout. Focus on the core including balancing exercises, weights for upper body strength, strong bones and definition, bands for stretching connective tissue and muscles. Additionally, the classes will contain a therapeutic approach for better alignment, connecting to your body and your breath for a more fluid execution. Bands may be purchased at:https://www.amazon.com/TheraBand-Professional-Resistance-Individual-Intermediate/dp/B006M95RX8/ref=sr_1_15?dchild=1&keywords=resistance+bands+6+feet+long%27&qid=1615729708&s=sporting-goods&sr=1-15-- All fitness levels are welcome!Please note that the schedule has changed from what was in the Events magazine.  The class will now begin on Tuesday, January 10.
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Basketball - Adult - Men's Over 30 Basketball - Ledyard Residents Only
WOMEN'S BASKETBALLWhen was the last time you picked up a basketball?  Come join our friendly 3-on-3 half court games.  Get some exercise and have fun while you're doing it.  All ages and experience levels are welcome.  Whether you're a 20-year old with no experience, or an 80-year old with 5 years of experience (yes, we have one of them!), you're sure to have fun and be challenged.  Come give it a try!MEN'S OVER 30 BASKETBALL - LEDYARD RESIDENTS ONLYMEN'S UNDER 30 BASKETBALL - LEDYARD RESIDENTS ONLYGet some exercise and have fun while you're at it!
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Ledyard Soccer Club
 
Wednesday March 1, 2023
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Senior Center Programs - Yoga - Wednesdays
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.AQUACISEExercise in the pool to provide a lot of resistance for muscles, but no wear and tear on joints.DAY:  Tuesdays & Thursdays, 8 times in one monthTIME:  10:00 - 10:45BEGINS:  On-goingFEE:  $65LOCATION:  Vitale Aquatics & Tennis, 14 Iron Street, LedyardFROM PHOTO TO CANVASADULT BEGINNING LANDSCAPE PAINTINGEach 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 - MondaysDAY:  Mondays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  January 23FEE:  $50SESSION I - ThursdaysDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  January 19FEE:  $50 SESSION IIDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  March 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawYOGA 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 weeksTIME:  9:00 - 10:00BEGINS:  January 4FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS: January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie ChapmanCHAIR YOGA Chair yoga is accessible to all abilities.  Get the benefits of yoga, including stretching, breathing practices, and relaxation.DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 - 11:30BEGINS:  January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettLATIN 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 weeksTIME:  10:30 – 11:30BEGINS:  January 3FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Marjorie WinslowTAI CHITai 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 weeksTIME:  12:00 - 1:00BEGINS:  January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Alex Culligan SILVER SNEAKERS FLEXStrength 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 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  on-goingDAY:  Thursdays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  on-goingFEE:  This is offered through many insurance copies or you may arrange direct payment with the instructor.INSTRUCTOR:  Robin LoyCRAFTAHOLICS ANONYMOUSNEW!  Bring your favorite craft supplies and any current projects that you’re working on and join in on the fun!  Perfect excuse to socialize while finishing old projects or working on brand new ones.  DAY:  2nd and 4th Monday of each month TIME:  9:00FEE:  FREE QUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30FEE:  FREE OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00FEE:  FREE CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  10:00 – 11:00FEE:  FREE BINGO DAY:  1st and 3rd Wednesday of the monthTIME:  12:30 – 1:00FEE:  FREE THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00FEE:  FREE PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00FEE:  FREEPOP-UP CLASSESPOP-UP BEGINNER LANDSCAPE ART CLASSHave you ever wanted to bring out your inner Van Gogh 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:  Monday, January 9TIME:   9:00 – 12:00FEE:  $10INSTRUCTOR:  Charles Shaw
 
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM    Jedi Training Academy - Jedi Training Academy
Have your Padawan join us in this Star Wars themed class as they learn the ways of the Force and the light saber.  Your child may dress up as a Jedi or their favorite Star Wars or space themed character, but it is not required.
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Ledyard Soccer Club
 
Thursday March 2, 2023
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM    Ledyard Library
 
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM    S.T.E.A.M. - S.T.E.A.M. Works
BUILDING UP S.T.E.A.M.Children work independently and cooperatively as they begin to explore simple machines using LEGO/ DUPLO® early childhood materials. Projects may include spin tops, cranes, and hockey players!AGE:  5 – 6, Grades K – 2DAY:  Thursdays, 6 weeks            TIME:  3:30 – 4:30 BEGINS:  January 12             FEE:  $190            LOCATION:  Gales Ferry School Library   INSTRUCTOR:  Corey Schmidek, Eyes4Learning S.T.E.A.M. WORKSChildren work with standard LEGO® materials to problem solve pre-engineering challenges involving structure, levers, gears, pulleys, and other elements of simple machines. Projects may include wall rocket racers, battle top spinners, and flywheel cruisers! AGE:  7 – 9, Grades 3 – 5DAY:  Thursdays, 6 weeks            TIME:  3:30 – 4:30 BEGINS:  February 23            FEE:  $190           LOCATION:  Gales Ferry School Library   INSTRUCTOR:  Corey Schmidek, Eyes4LearningPlease note the new start date for the STEAM Works program.
 
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Girls Scouts
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi
For beginning and continuing students. Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good health for men and women, whether you are old, weak or strong." Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. Practicing this style of Tai Chi in a smooth and relaxed manner will help one to acquire a strong physique, a more relaxed body and a quieter mind.Instructor:  Alex CulliganPlease Note:  This program will now take place at the Gales Ferry Community Center, which is located at 18 Hurlbutt Road in Gales Ferry, adjacent to the Gales Ferry Library.
 
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Longsword 101 - Longsword 101
Have you ever wanted to fight like a medieval Knight?  Historical European Martial Arts (HEMA) is the study and recreation of medieval fighting systems from surviving books and manuscripts.  This class will teach you the fundamentals of fencing with a longsword.  We will cover everything from foot work, to advanced techniques and strategies.  The class will have two halves; the first half being dedicated to drilling and learning new techniques, the second half will be open floor space for free play, or to practice your skills.Required equipment for partnered drills:350N Fencing MaskRecommended:  Feder (practice longsword) and hand protection.  Contact instructor, Lucas Marra,with any questions at Thamesriverhistoricalfencing@gmail.com.
 
7:00 PM - 8:15 PM    Yoga Nidra - Yoga Nidra 3/2
Yoga Nidra is the state of conscious deep sleep. In Yoga Nidra, you’re awake and the body is in a very relaxed state. Yoga Nidra brings calmness, quietness and clarity. It’s one of the deepest of all meditations, leading awareness through many levels of mental process to a state of deep stillness and insight. Mudras are hand gestures that can evoke particular states of mind such as calming or energizing.  Bring one or two blankets and a small pillow for deep relaxation.
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Basketball - Adult - Men's Under 30 Basketball - Ledyard Residents Only
WOMEN'S BASKETBALLWhen was the last time you picked up a basketball?  Come join our friendly 3-on-3 half court games.  Get some exercise and have fun while you're doing it.  All ages and experience levels are welcome.  Whether you're a 20-year old with no experience, or an 80-year old with 5 years of experience (yes, we have one of them!), you're sure to have fun and be challenged.  Come give it a try!MEN'S OVER 30 BASKETBALL - LEDYARD RESIDENTS ONLYMEN'S UNDER 30 BASKETBALL - LEDYARD RESIDENTS ONLYGet some exercise and have fun while you're at it!
 
Friday March 3, 2023
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Senior Center Programs - Yoga- Fridays
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.AQUACISEExercise in the pool to provide a lot of resistance for muscles, but no wear and tear on joints.DAY:  Tuesdays & Thursdays, 8 times in one monthTIME:  10:00 - 10:45BEGINS:  On-goingFEE:  $65LOCATION:  Vitale Aquatics & Tennis, 14 Iron Street, LedyardFROM PHOTO TO CANVASADULT BEGINNING LANDSCAPE PAINTINGEach 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 - MondaysDAY:  Mondays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  January 23FEE:  $50SESSION I - ThursdaysDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  January 19FEE:  $50 SESSION IIDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  March 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawYOGA 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 weeksTIME:  9:00 - 10:00BEGINS:  January 4FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS: January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie ChapmanCHAIR YOGA Chair yoga is accessible to all abilities.  Get the benefits of yoga, including stretching, breathing practices, and relaxation.DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 - 11:30BEGINS:  January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettLATIN 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 weeksTIME:  10:30 – 11:30BEGINS:  January 3FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Marjorie WinslowTAI CHITai 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 weeksTIME:  12:00 - 1:00BEGINS:  January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Alex Culligan SILVER SNEAKERS FLEXStrength 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 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  on-goingDAY:  Thursdays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  on-goingFEE:  This is offered through many insurance copies or you may arrange direct payment with the instructor.INSTRUCTOR:  Robin LoyCRAFTAHOLICS ANONYMOUSNEW!  Bring your favorite craft supplies and any current projects that you’re working on and join in on the fun!  Perfect excuse to socialize while finishing old projects or working on brand new ones.  DAY:  2nd and 4th Monday of each month TIME:  9:00FEE:  FREE QUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30FEE:  FREE OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00FEE:  FREE CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  10:00 – 11:00FEE:  FREE BINGO DAY:  1st and 3rd Wednesday of the monthTIME:  12:30 – 1:00FEE:  FREE THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00FEE:  FREE PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00FEE:  FREEPOP-UP CLASSESPOP-UP BEGINNER LANDSCAPE ART CLASSHave you ever wanted to bring out your inner Van Gogh 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:  Monday, January 9TIME:   9:00 – 12:00FEE:  $10INSTRUCTOR:  Charles Shaw
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Senior Center Programs - Chair Yoga Friday
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.AQUACISEExercise in the pool to provide a lot of resistance for muscles, but no wear and tear on joints.DAY:  Tuesdays & Thursdays, 8 times in one monthTIME:  10:00 - 10:45BEGINS:  On-goingFEE:  $65LOCATION:  Vitale Aquatics & Tennis, 14 Iron Street, LedyardFROM PHOTO TO CANVASADULT BEGINNING LANDSCAPE PAINTINGEach 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 - MondaysDAY:  Mondays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  January 23FEE:  $50SESSION I - ThursdaysDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  January 19FEE:  $50 SESSION IIDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  March 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawYOGA 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 weeksTIME:  9:00 - 10:00BEGINS:  January 4FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS: January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie ChapmanCHAIR YOGA Chair yoga is accessible to all abilities.  Get the benefits of yoga, including stretching, breathing practices, and relaxation.DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 - 11:30BEGINS:  January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettLATIN 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 weeksTIME:  10:30 – 11:30BEGINS:  January 3FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Marjorie WinslowTAI CHITai 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 weeksTIME:  12:00 - 1:00BEGINS:  January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Alex Culligan SILVER SNEAKERS FLEXStrength 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 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  on-goingDAY:  Thursdays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  on-goingFEE:  This is offered through many insurance copies or you may arrange direct payment with the instructor.INSTRUCTOR:  Robin LoyCRAFTAHOLICS ANONYMOUSNEW!  Bring your favorite craft supplies and any current projects that you’re working on and join in on the fun!  Perfect excuse to socialize while finishing old projects or working on brand new ones.  DAY:  2nd and 4th Monday of each month TIME:  9:00FEE:  FREE QUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30FEE:  FREE OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00FEE:  FREE CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  10:00 – 11:00FEE:  FREE BINGO DAY:  1st and 3rd Wednesday of the monthTIME:  12:30 – 1:00FEE:  FREE THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00FEE:  FREE PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00FEE:  FREEPOP-UP CLASSESPOP-UP BEGINNER LANDSCAPE ART CLASSHave you ever wanted to bring out your inner Van Gogh 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:  Monday, January 9TIME:   9:00 – 12:00FEE:  $10INSTRUCTOR:  Charles Shaw
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Senior Center Programs - Tai Chi
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.AQUACISEExercise in the pool to provide a lot of resistance for muscles, but no wear and tear on joints.DAY:  Tuesdays & Thursdays, 8 times in one monthTIME:  10:00 - 10:45BEGINS:  On-goingFEE:  $65LOCATION:  Vitale Aquatics & Tennis, 14 Iron Street, LedyardFROM PHOTO TO CANVASADULT BEGINNING LANDSCAPE PAINTINGEach 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 - MondaysDAY:  Mondays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  January 23FEE:  $50SESSION I - ThursdaysDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  January 19FEE:  $50 SESSION IIDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  March 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawYOGA 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 weeksTIME:  9:00 - 10:00BEGINS:  January 4FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS: January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie ChapmanCHAIR YOGA Chair yoga is accessible to all abilities.  Get the benefits of yoga, including stretching, breathing practices, and relaxation.DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 - 11:30BEGINS:  January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettLATIN 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 weeksTIME:  10:30 – 11:30BEGINS:  January 3FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Marjorie WinslowTAI CHITai 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 weeksTIME:  12:00 - 1:00BEGINS:  January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Alex Culligan SILVER SNEAKERS FLEXStrength 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 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  on-goingDAY:  Thursdays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  on-goingFEE:  This is offered through many insurance copies or you may arrange direct payment with the instructor.INSTRUCTOR:  Robin LoyCRAFTAHOLICS ANONYMOUSNEW!  Bring your favorite craft supplies and any current projects that you’re working on and join in on the fun!  Perfect excuse to socialize while finishing old projects or working on brand new ones.  DAY:  2nd and 4th Monday of each month TIME:  9:00FEE:  FREE QUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30FEE:  FREE OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00FEE:  FREE CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  10:00 – 11:00FEE:  FREE BINGO DAY:  1st and 3rd Wednesday of the monthTIME:  12:30 – 1:00FEE:  FREE THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00FEE:  FREE PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00FEE:  FREEPOP-UP CLASSESPOP-UP BEGINNER LANDSCAPE ART CLASSHave you ever wanted to bring out your inner Van Gogh 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:  Monday, January 9TIME:   9:00 – 12:00FEE:  $10INSTRUCTOR:  Charles Shaw
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Brittney Mobley
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Little League
 
Saturday March 4, 2023
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM    Birthday Party
 
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM    Children's Dance - Mini Leapers Class I - Session II
MINI LEAPERSAges 3 - 4This class will introduce your child to basic ballet steps, motor skills and rhythms though games in this lively class. Don't be surprised if they twirl, leap, gallop and skip everywhere after this class! Clothing Attire:  Leotard, skirt, tights, or leggings and a shirt are recommended, and either ballet shoes or bare feet.BALLET BASICSAGES 5-6Whether your child is a new dancer or a returning student, this class is for you. In this class your child will learn the basics of Ballet etiquette and simple dance steps. Everyone will grow in the discovery of dance whether it’s a dream for the future or a way to get out energy while they’re young. Don’t be surprised if they want to show you all the new things they learned in class!
 
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM    Children's Dance - Ballet Basics - Session II
MINI LEAPERSAges 3 - 4This class will introduce your child to basic ballet steps, motor skills and rhythms though games in this lively class. Don't be surprised if they twirl, leap, gallop and skip everywhere after this class! Clothing Attire:  Leotard, skirt, tights, or leggings and a shirt are recommended, and either ballet shoes or bare feet.BALLET BASICSAGES 5-6Whether your child is a new dancer or a returning student, this class is for you. In this class your child will learn the basics of Ballet etiquette and simple dance steps. Everyone will grow in the discovery of dance whether it’s a dream for the future or a way to get out energy while they’re young. Don’t be surprised if they want to show you all the new things they learned in class!
 
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM    Children's Dance - Mini Leapers Class II - Session II
MINI LEAPERSAges 3 - 4This class will introduce your child to basic ballet steps, motor skills and rhythms though games in this lively class. Don't be surprised if they twirl, leap, gallop and skip everywhere after this class! Clothing Attire:  Leotard, skirt, tights, or leggings and a shirt are recommended, and either ballet shoes or bare feet.BALLET BASICSAGES 5-6Whether your child is a new dancer or a returning student, this class is for you. In this class your child will learn the basics of Ballet etiquette and simple dance steps. Everyone will grow in the discovery of dance whether it’s a dream for the future or a way to get out energy while they’re young. Don’t be surprised if they want to show you all the new things they learned in class!
 
Sunday March 5, 2023
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Smith
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Little League Meeting
 
Monday March 6, 2023
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM    Ledyard Garden Club
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Basketball - Adult - Women's Basketball
WOMEN'S BASKETBALLWhen was the last time you picked up a basketball?  Come join our friendly 3-on-3 half court games.  Get some exercise and have fun while you're doing it.  All ages and experience levels are welcome.  Whether you're a 20-year old with no experience, or an 80-year old with 5 years of experience (yes, we have one of them!), you're sure to have fun and be challenged.  Come give it a try!MEN'S OVER 30 BASKETBALL - LEDYARD RESIDENTS ONLYMEN'S UNDER 30 BASKETBALL - LEDYARD RESIDENTS ONLYGet some exercise and have fun while you're at it!