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Wednesday May 25, 2022
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.YOGA Mats, blocks and chairs (for props) are available or bring your own.  Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury and modifications are available for every pose.  We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses.  Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simply to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 - 10:00BEGINS:  April 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS: April 8FEE:  $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:  April 8FEE:  $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:  April 5FEE:  $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:  April 8FEE:  $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 LoyWATERCOLORA beginner to intermediate level class that covers everything you need to know to learn how to paint your own watercolors. Students will learn about their materials, how to plan out their painting, mix colors, blend and control washes and create textures.  During the last two weeks, students can finish paintings from their own reference photos. A fun and educational class!  Students must provide their own materials.  A supply list will be provided.  Note:  Individual instruction will be given to more advanced students.DAY:  Wednesdays, 6 weeks     TIME:  12:30 – 2:30                BEGINS:  April 20                            FEE:  $60 INSTRUCTOR:  Jeanette Green   FROM PHOTO TO 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 IDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  April 7 SESSION IIDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  May 12FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawPOP-UP BEGINNER LANDSCAPE ART CLASSHave you ever wanted to bring out your inner Monet but weren’t sure how to go about it?  Here’s your opportunity to be creative and take home your own landscape painting at the end of this one session class.  All supplies are included. DATE:  Tuesday, April 12TIME:   8:30 - 11:00 a.m.FEE:  $7INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawSWEENEY TODD, THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREETSweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street, is an eight time Tony Award winner, including Best Musical.  This dark tale, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, is set in Victorian era London and follows Sweeney Todd, a barber who returns home after fifteen years of exile to exact revenge on the corrupt judge who ruined his life.  Featuring some of the most chilling music ever written for the stage, this masterpiece is sure to thrill, intrigue, and delight audiences!DATE:  Saturday, June 18DEPARTURE TIME:  12:45 from the Ledyard Senior CenterSHOW TIME:  2:00 p.m. followed by dinner at your own cost FEE:  $55, for transportation and ticketSight & Sound Theatre Presents " David"Day 1We depart via deluxe motorcoach for our tour to Lancaster, PA - the heart of the Amish Country. 2 nights at the newly renovated COMFORT SUITES LANCASTER, featuring spacious guestrooms, indoor pool, fitness center. Enjoy a delicious AUTHENTIC AMISH MEAL IN AN ACTUAL AMISH HOME. Enjoy a Q&A with your Amish hosts learning about the culture straight from the source. Day 2This morning we’ll travel off the beaten track through spectacular farmlands on our AMISH ARTISANS shopping adventure. We begin our tour with a gift bag and a mini jar of jelly and we’ll add a gift at each of our 4 Amish stops. Travel down backroads you’ve never been on before. This afternoon we’ll take our reserved seats at SIGHT & SOUND THEATRE for their brand new show DAVID. Master Poet. Fearless Warrior. Anointed King. From still waters to shadowed valleys, David’s ascent to the throne is filled with towering giants, wild animals and Philistine soldiers. After unprecedented victories lead to devastating failures, this passionate warrior will face the biggest battle of all: the one within himself. Come alongside this young shepherd on his journey to become a man after God’s own heart. With original music inspired by the Psalms, David is a state-of-the-art theatrical experience for the whole family. Witness one of the most legendary Bible stories as it comes to life with spectacular special effects, massive sets and live animals in this brand-new stage production from Sight & Sound Theatre. Dinner tonight at MILLER’S SMORGASBORD. Day 3Today we’ll make a stop at the BIRD-IN-HAND FARMERS MARKET before it’s all aboard the STRASBURG RAILROAD, a historic and beautifully restored wooden coach pulled by a 100 year old steam engine. Sit back and relax as we travel through 2,500 acres of preserved Amish farmland while learning the history of the railroad and countryside. We head for home with memories of our time in the Amish Country. DATE: Aug 3-5pmWhere: Meet at Senior Center, 12 Van Tassell Drive, Gales Ferry CT @8amCOST:  $585 per person double/triple bedrom          $715 per person single bedroom Deposit Check: $150 per person Due May 11th INCLUDES:Deluxe Motorcoach, 2 Nights Comfort Suites Amish Country, Reserved tickets at Sight & Sound for "David", Dinner in the home of an Amish Family, Amish Artisans Tour, Strasburg Railroad, Meals: 2 breakfasts, 2 dinners, Friendship Tours EscortQUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30 PITCHDAY:  Mondays TIME:  12:30 DOMINOSDAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  9:30  OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00 CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  10:00 - 11:00 THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00 PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00
 
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM    Senior Center Programs - Watercolor- Session 2
Senior Center classes are $50 for a 10 week session, unless otherwise noted.  We do not take drop-ins.  You must register for the entire session.  All classes are now indoors.YOGA Mats, blocks and chairs (for props) are available or bring your own.  Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury and modifications are available for every pose.  We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses.  Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simply to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 - 10:00BEGINS:  April 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS: April 8FEE:  $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:  April 8FEE:  $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:  April 5FEE:  $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:  April 8FEE:  $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 LoyWATERCOLORA beginner to intermediate level class that covers everything you need to know to learn how to paint your own watercolors. Students will learn about their materials, how to plan out their painting, mix colors, blend and control washes and create textures.  During the last two weeks, students can finish paintings from their own reference photos. A fun and educational class!  Students must provide their own materials.  A supply list will be provided.  Note:  Individual instruction will be given to more advanced students.DAY:  Wednesdays, 6 weeks     TIME:  12:30 – 2:30                BEGINS:  April 20                            FEE:  $60 INSTRUCTOR:  Jeanette Green   FROM PHOTO TO 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 IDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  April 7 SESSION IIDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  May 12FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawPOP-UP BEGINNER LANDSCAPE ART CLASSHave you ever wanted to bring out your inner Monet but weren’t sure how to go about it?  Here’s your opportunity to be creative and take home your own landscape painting at the end of this one session class.  All supplies are included. DATE:  Tuesday, April 12TIME:   8:30 - 11:00 a.m.FEE:  $7INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawSWEENEY TODD, THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREETSweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street, is an eight time Tony Award winner, including Best Musical.  This dark tale, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, is set in Victorian era London and follows Sweeney Todd, a barber who returns home after fifteen years of exile to exact revenge on the corrupt judge who ruined his life.  Featuring some of the most chilling music ever written for the stage, this masterpiece is sure to thrill, intrigue, and delight audiences!DATE:  Saturday, June 18DEPARTURE TIME:  12:45 from the Ledyard Senior CenterSHOW TIME:  2:00 p.m. followed by dinner at your own cost FEE:  $55, for transportation and ticketSight & Sound Theatre Presents " David"Day 1We depart via deluxe motorcoach for our tour to Lancaster, PA - the heart of the Amish Country. 2 nights at the newly renovated COMFORT SUITES LANCASTER, featuring spacious guestrooms, indoor pool, fitness center. Enjoy a delicious AUTHENTIC AMISH MEAL IN AN ACTUAL AMISH HOME. Enjoy a Q&A with your Amish hosts learning about the culture straight from the source. Day 2This morning we’ll travel off the beaten track through spectacular farmlands on our AMISH ARTISANS shopping adventure. We begin our tour with a gift bag and a mini jar of jelly and we’ll add a gift at each of our 4 Amish stops. Travel down backroads you’ve never been on before. This afternoon we’ll take our reserved seats at SIGHT & SOUND THEATRE for their brand new show DAVID. Master Poet. Fearless Warrior. Anointed King. From still waters to shadowed valleys, David’s ascent to the throne is filled with towering giants, wild animals and Philistine soldiers. After unprecedented victories lead to devastating failures, this passionate warrior will face the biggest battle of all: the one within himself. Come alongside this young shepherd on his journey to become a man after God’s own heart. With original music inspired by the Psalms, David is a state-of-the-art theatrical experience for the whole family. Witness one of the most legendary Bible stories as it comes to life with spectacular special effects, massive sets and live animals in this brand-new stage production from Sight & Sound Theatre. Dinner tonight at MILLER’S SMORGASBORD. Day 3Today we’ll make a stop at the BIRD-IN-HAND FARMERS MARKET before it’s all aboard the STRASBURG RAILROAD, a historic and beautifully restored wooden coach pulled by a 100 year old steam engine. Sit back and relax as we travel through 2,500 acres of preserved Amish farmland while learning the history of the railroad and countryside. We head for home with memories of our time in the Amish Country. DATE: Aug 3-5pmWhere: Meet at Senior Center, 12 Van Tassell Drive, Gales Ferry CT @8amCOST:  $585 per person double/triple bedrom          $715 per person single bedroom Deposit Check: $150 per person Due May 11th INCLUDES:Deluxe Motorcoach, 2 Nights Comfort Suites Amish Country, Reserved tickets at Sight & Sound for "David", Dinner in the home of an Amish Family, Amish Artisans Tour, Strasburg Railroad, Meals: 2 breakfasts, 2 dinners, Friendship Tours EscortQUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30 PITCHDAY:  Mondays TIME:  12:30 DOMINOSDAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  9:30  OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00 CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  10:00 - 11:00 THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00 PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00
 
Thursday May 26, 2022
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Senior Center Programs - Landscape Painting session 2
Senior Center classes are $50 for a 10 week session, unless otherwise noted.  We do not take drop-ins.  You must register for the entire session.  All classes are now indoors.YOGA Mats, blocks and chairs (for props) are available or bring your own.  Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury and modifications are available for every pose.  We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses.  Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simply to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 - 10:00BEGINS:  April 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS: April 8FEE:  $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:  April 8FEE:  $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:  April 5FEE:  $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:  April 8FEE:  $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 LoyWATERCOLORA beginner to intermediate level class that covers everything you need to know to learn how to paint your own watercolors. Students will learn about their materials, how to plan out their painting, mix colors, blend and control washes and create textures.  During the last two weeks, students can finish paintings from their own reference photos. A fun and educational class!  Students must provide their own materials.  A supply list will be provided.  Note:  Individual instruction will be given to more advanced students.DAY:  Wednesdays, 6 weeks     TIME:  12:30 – 2:30                BEGINS:  April 20                            FEE:  $60 INSTRUCTOR:  Jeanette Green   FROM PHOTO TO 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 IDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  April 7 SESSION IIDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  May 12FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawPOP-UP BEGINNER LANDSCAPE ART CLASSHave you ever wanted to bring out your inner Monet but weren’t sure how to go about it?  Here’s your opportunity to be creative and take home your own landscape painting at the end of this one session class.  All supplies are included. DATE:  Tuesday, April 12TIME:   8:30 - 11:00 a.m.FEE:  $7INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawSWEENEY TODD, THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREETSweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street, is an eight time Tony Award winner, including Best Musical.  This dark tale, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, is set in Victorian era London and follows Sweeney Todd, a barber who returns home after fifteen years of exile to exact revenge on the corrupt judge who ruined his life.  Featuring some of the most chilling music ever written for the stage, this masterpiece is sure to thrill, intrigue, and delight audiences!DATE:  Saturday, June 18DEPARTURE TIME:  12:45 from the Ledyard Senior CenterSHOW TIME:  2:00 p.m. followed by dinner at your own cost FEE:  $55, for transportation and ticketSight & Sound Theatre Presents " David"Day 1We depart via deluxe motorcoach for our tour to Lancaster, PA - the heart of the Amish Country. 2 nights at the newly renovated COMFORT SUITES LANCASTER, featuring spacious guestrooms, indoor pool, fitness center. Enjoy a delicious AUTHENTIC AMISH MEAL IN AN ACTUAL AMISH HOME. Enjoy a Q&A with your Amish hosts learning about the culture straight from the source. Day 2This morning we’ll travel off the beaten track through spectacular farmlands on our AMISH ARTISANS shopping adventure. We begin our tour with a gift bag and a mini jar of jelly and we’ll add a gift at each of our 4 Amish stops. Travel down backroads you’ve never been on before. This afternoon we’ll take our reserved seats at SIGHT & SOUND THEATRE for their brand new show DAVID. Master Poet. Fearless Warrior. Anointed King. From still waters to shadowed valleys, David’s ascent to the throne is filled with towering giants, wild animals and Philistine soldiers. After unprecedented victories lead to devastating failures, this passionate warrior will face the biggest battle of all: the one within himself. Come alongside this young shepherd on his journey to become a man after God’s own heart. With original music inspired by the Psalms, David is a state-of-the-art theatrical experience for the whole family. Witness one of the most legendary Bible stories as it comes to life with spectacular special effects, massive sets and live animals in this brand-new stage production from Sight & Sound Theatre. Dinner tonight at MILLER’S SMORGASBORD. Day 3Today we’ll make a stop at the BIRD-IN-HAND FARMERS MARKET before it’s all aboard the STRASBURG RAILROAD, a historic and beautifully restored wooden coach pulled by a 100 year old steam engine. Sit back and relax as we travel through 2,500 acres of preserved Amish farmland while learning the history of the railroad and countryside. We head for home with memories of our time in the Amish Country. DATE: Aug 3-5pmWhere: Meet at Senior Center, 12 Van Tassell Drive, Gales Ferry CT @8amCOST:  $585 per person double/triple bedrom          $715 per person single bedroom Deposit Check: $150 per person Due May 11th INCLUDES:Deluxe Motorcoach, 2 Nights Comfort Suites Amish Country, Reserved tickets at Sight & Sound for "David", Dinner in the home of an Amish Family, Amish Artisans Tour, Strasburg Railroad, Meals: 2 breakfasts, 2 dinners, Friendship Tours EscortQUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30 PITCHDAY:  Mondays TIME:  12:30 DOMINOSDAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  9:30  OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00 CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  10:00 - 11:00 THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00 PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Arnis (Filipino Stick Martial Art) - Intro to Arnis
INTRO TO ARNIS- FILIPINO STICK MARTIAL ARTGet an introduction to Filipino stick art of Arnis (meaning "armor") and some basic Jeet Kune Do (Bruce Lee's art). This 8-week class will cover: boxing techniques, footwork drills, empty hand drills and Arnis stick drills. This class will be high energy and you do not have to have any prior martial arts training. The rattan stick is included in the registration fee, but students must bring their own boxing gloves. 
 
Friday May 27, 2022
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.YOGA Mats, blocks and chairs (for props) are available or bring your own.  Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury and modifications are available for every pose.  We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses.  Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simply to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 - 10:00BEGINS:  April 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS: April 8FEE:  $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:  April 8FEE:  $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:  April 5FEE:  $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:  April 8FEE:  $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 LoyWATERCOLORA beginner to intermediate level class that covers everything you need to know to learn how to paint your own watercolors. Students will learn about their materials, how to plan out their painting, mix colors, blend and control washes and create textures.  During the last two weeks, students can finish paintings from their own reference photos. A fun and educational class!  Students must provide their own materials.  A supply list will be provided.  Note:  Individual instruction will be given to more advanced students.DAY:  Wednesdays, 6 weeks     TIME:  12:30 – 2:30                BEGINS:  April 20                            FEE:  $60 INSTRUCTOR:  Jeanette Green   FROM PHOTO TO 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 IDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  April 7 SESSION IIDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  May 12FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawPOP-UP BEGINNER LANDSCAPE ART CLASSHave you ever wanted to bring out your inner Monet but weren’t sure how to go about it?  Here’s your opportunity to be creative and take home your own landscape painting at the end of this one session class.  All supplies are included. DATE:  Tuesday, April 12TIME:   8:30 - 11:00 a.m.FEE:  $7INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawSWEENEY TODD, THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREETSweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street, is an eight time Tony Award winner, including Best Musical.  This dark tale, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, is set in Victorian era London and follows Sweeney Todd, a barber who returns home after fifteen years of exile to exact revenge on the corrupt judge who ruined his life.  Featuring some of the most chilling music ever written for the stage, this masterpiece is sure to thrill, intrigue, and delight audiences!DATE:  Saturday, June 18DEPARTURE TIME:  12:45 from the Ledyard Senior CenterSHOW TIME:  2:00 p.m. followed by dinner at your own cost FEE:  $55, for transportation and ticketSight & Sound Theatre Presents " David"Day 1We depart via deluxe motorcoach for our tour to Lancaster, PA - the heart of the Amish Country. 2 nights at the newly renovated COMFORT SUITES LANCASTER, featuring spacious guestrooms, indoor pool, fitness center. Enjoy a delicious AUTHENTIC AMISH MEAL IN AN ACTUAL AMISH HOME. Enjoy a Q&A with your Amish hosts learning about the culture straight from the source. Day 2This morning we’ll travel off the beaten track through spectacular farmlands on our AMISH ARTISANS shopping adventure. We begin our tour with a gift bag and a mini jar of jelly and we’ll add a gift at each of our 4 Amish stops. Travel down backroads you’ve never been on before. This afternoon we’ll take our reserved seats at SIGHT & SOUND THEATRE for their brand new show DAVID. Master Poet. Fearless Warrior. Anointed King. From still waters to shadowed valleys, David’s ascent to the throne is filled with towering giants, wild animals and Philistine soldiers. After unprecedented victories lead to devastating failures, this passionate warrior will face the biggest battle of all: the one within himself. Come alongside this young shepherd on his journey to become a man after God’s own heart. With original music inspired by the Psalms, David is a state-of-the-art theatrical experience for the whole family. Witness one of the most legendary Bible stories as it comes to life with spectacular special effects, massive sets and live animals in this brand-new stage production from Sight & Sound Theatre. Dinner tonight at MILLER’S SMORGASBORD. Day 3Today we’ll make a stop at the BIRD-IN-HAND FARMERS MARKET before it’s all aboard the STRASBURG RAILROAD, a historic and beautifully restored wooden coach pulled by a 100 year old steam engine. Sit back and relax as we travel through 2,500 acres of preserved Amish farmland while learning the history of the railroad and countryside. We head for home with memories of our time in the Amish Country. DATE: Aug 3-5pmWhere: Meet at Senior Center, 12 Van Tassell Drive, Gales Ferry CT @8amCOST:  $585 per person double/triple bedrom          $715 per person single bedroom Deposit Check: $150 per person Due May 11th INCLUDES:Deluxe Motorcoach, 2 Nights Comfort Suites Amish Country, Reserved tickets at Sight & Sound for "David", Dinner in the home of an Amish Family, Amish Artisans Tour, Strasburg Railroad, Meals: 2 breakfasts, 2 dinners, Friendship Tours EscortQUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30 PITCHDAY:  Mondays TIME:  12:30 DOMINOSDAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  9:30  OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00 CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  10:00 - 11:00 THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00 PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00
 
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.YOGA Mats, blocks and chairs (for props) are available or bring your own.  Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury and modifications are available for every pose.  We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses.  Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simply to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 - 10:00BEGINS:  April 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS: April 8FEE:  $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:  April 8FEE:  $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:  April 5FEE:  $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:  April 8FEE:  $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 LoyWATERCOLORA beginner to intermediate level class that covers everything you need to know to learn how to paint your own watercolors. Students will learn about their materials, how to plan out their painting, mix colors, blend and control washes and create textures.  During the last two weeks, students can finish paintings from their own reference photos. A fun and educational class!  Students must provide their own materials.  A supply list will be provided.  Note:  Individual instruction will be given to more advanced students.DAY:  Wednesdays, 6 weeks     TIME:  12:30 – 2:30                BEGINS:  April 20                            FEE:  $60 INSTRUCTOR:  Jeanette Green   FROM PHOTO TO 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 IDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  April 7 SESSION IIDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  May 12FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawPOP-UP BEGINNER LANDSCAPE ART CLASSHave you ever wanted to bring out your inner Monet but weren’t sure how to go about it?  Here’s your opportunity to be creative and take home your own landscape painting at the end of this one session class.  All supplies are included. DATE:  Tuesday, April 12TIME:   8:30 - 11:00 a.m.FEE:  $7INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawSWEENEY TODD, THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREETSweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street, is an eight time Tony Award winner, including Best Musical.  This dark tale, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, is set in Victorian era London and follows Sweeney Todd, a barber who returns home after fifteen years of exile to exact revenge on the corrupt judge who ruined his life.  Featuring some of the most chilling music ever written for the stage, this masterpiece is sure to thrill, intrigue, and delight audiences!DATE:  Saturday, June 18DEPARTURE TIME:  12:45 from the Ledyard Senior CenterSHOW TIME:  2:00 p.m. followed by dinner at your own cost FEE:  $55, for transportation and ticketSight & Sound Theatre Presents " David"Day 1We depart via deluxe motorcoach for our tour to Lancaster, PA - the heart of the Amish Country. 2 nights at the newly renovated COMFORT SUITES LANCASTER, featuring spacious guestrooms, indoor pool, fitness center. Enjoy a delicious AUTHENTIC AMISH MEAL IN AN ACTUAL AMISH HOME. Enjoy a Q&A with your Amish hosts learning about the culture straight from the source. Day 2This morning we’ll travel off the beaten track through spectacular farmlands on our AMISH ARTISANS shopping adventure. We begin our tour with a gift bag and a mini jar of jelly and we’ll add a gift at each of our 4 Amish stops. Travel down backroads you’ve never been on before. This afternoon we’ll take our reserved seats at SIGHT & SOUND THEATRE for their brand new show DAVID. Master Poet. Fearless Warrior. Anointed King. From still waters to shadowed valleys, David’s ascent to the throne is filled with towering giants, wild animals and Philistine soldiers. After unprecedented victories lead to devastating failures, this passionate warrior will face the biggest battle of all: the one within himself. Come alongside this young shepherd on his journey to become a man after God’s own heart. With original music inspired by the Psalms, David is a state-of-the-art theatrical experience for the whole family. Witness one of the most legendary Bible stories as it comes to life with spectacular special effects, massive sets and live animals in this brand-new stage production from Sight & Sound Theatre. Dinner tonight at MILLER’S SMORGASBORD. Day 3Today we’ll make a stop at the BIRD-IN-HAND FARMERS MARKET before it’s all aboard the STRASBURG RAILROAD, a historic and beautifully restored wooden coach pulled by a 100 year old steam engine. Sit back and relax as we travel through 2,500 acres of preserved Amish farmland while learning the history of the railroad and countryside. We head for home with memories of our time in the Amish Country. DATE: Aug 3-5pmWhere: Meet at Senior Center, 12 Van Tassell Drive, Gales Ferry CT @8amCOST:  $585 per person double/triple bedrom          $715 per person single bedroom Deposit Check: $150 per person Due May 11th INCLUDES:Deluxe Motorcoach, 2 Nights Comfort Suites Amish Country, Reserved tickets at Sight & Sound for "David", Dinner in the home of an Amish Family, Amish Artisans Tour, Strasburg Railroad, Meals: 2 breakfasts, 2 dinners, Friendship Tours EscortQUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30 PITCHDAY:  Mondays TIME:  12:30 DOMINOSDAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  9:30  OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00 CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  10:00 - 11:00 THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00 PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00
 
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.YOGA Mats, blocks and chairs (for props) are available or bring your own.  Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury and modifications are available for every pose.  We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses.  Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simply to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 - 10:00BEGINS:  April 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS: April 8FEE:  $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:  April 8FEE:  $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:  April 5FEE:  $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:  April 8FEE:  $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 LoyWATERCOLORA beginner to intermediate level class that covers everything you need to know to learn how to paint your own watercolors. Students will learn about their materials, how to plan out their painting, mix colors, blend and control washes and create textures.  During the last two weeks, students can finish paintings from their own reference photos. A fun and educational class!  Students must provide their own materials.  A supply list will be provided.  Note:  Individual instruction will be given to more advanced students.DAY:  Wednesdays, 6 weeks     TIME:  12:30 – 2:30                BEGINS:  April 20                            FEE:  $60 INSTRUCTOR:  Jeanette Green   FROM PHOTO TO 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 IDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  April 7 SESSION IIDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  May 12FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawPOP-UP BEGINNER LANDSCAPE ART CLASSHave you ever wanted to bring out your inner Monet but weren’t sure how to go about it?  Here’s your opportunity to be creative and take home your own landscape painting at the end of this one session class.  All supplies are included. DATE:  Tuesday, April 12TIME:   8:30 - 11:00 a.m.FEE:  $7INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawSWEENEY TODD, THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREETSweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street, is an eight time Tony Award winner, including Best Musical.  This dark tale, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, is set in Victorian era London and follows Sweeney Todd, a barber who returns home after fifteen years of exile to exact revenge on the corrupt judge who ruined his life.  Featuring some of the most chilling music ever written for the stage, this masterpiece is sure to thrill, intrigue, and delight audiences!DATE:  Saturday, June 18DEPARTURE TIME:  12:45 from the Ledyard Senior CenterSHOW TIME:  2:00 p.m. followed by dinner at your own cost FEE:  $55, for transportation and ticketSight & Sound Theatre Presents " David"Day 1We depart via deluxe motorcoach for our tour to Lancaster, PA - the heart of the Amish Country. 2 nights at the newly renovated COMFORT SUITES LANCASTER, featuring spacious guestrooms, indoor pool, fitness center. Enjoy a delicious AUTHENTIC AMISH MEAL IN AN ACTUAL AMISH HOME. Enjoy a Q&A with your Amish hosts learning about the culture straight from the source. Day 2This morning we’ll travel off the beaten track through spectacular farmlands on our AMISH ARTISANS shopping adventure. We begin our tour with a gift bag and a mini jar of jelly and we’ll add a gift at each of our 4 Amish stops. Travel down backroads you’ve never been on before. This afternoon we’ll take our reserved seats at SIGHT & SOUND THEATRE for their brand new show DAVID. Master Poet. Fearless Warrior. Anointed King. From still waters to shadowed valleys, David’s ascent to the throne is filled with towering giants, wild animals and Philistine soldiers. After unprecedented victories lead to devastating failures, this passionate warrior will face the biggest battle of all: the one within himself. Come alongside this young shepherd on his journey to become a man after God’s own heart. With original music inspired by the Psalms, David is a state-of-the-art theatrical experience for the whole family. Witness one of the most legendary Bible stories as it comes to life with spectacular special effects, massive sets and live animals in this brand-new stage production from Sight & Sound Theatre. Dinner tonight at MILLER’S SMORGASBORD. Day 3Today we’ll make a stop at the BIRD-IN-HAND FARMERS MARKET before it’s all aboard the STRASBURG RAILROAD, a historic and beautifully restored wooden coach pulled by a 100 year old steam engine. Sit back and relax as we travel through 2,500 acres of preserved Amish farmland while learning the history of the railroad and countryside. We head for home with memories of our time in the Amish Country. DATE: Aug 3-5pmWhere: Meet at Senior Center, 12 Van Tassell Drive, Gales Ferry CT @8amCOST:  $585 per person double/triple bedrom          $715 per person single bedroom Deposit Check: $150 per person Due May 11th INCLUDES:Deluxe Motorcoach, 2 Nights Comfort Suites Amish Country, Reserved tickets at Sight & Sound for "David", Dinner in the home of an Amish Family, Amish Artisans Tour, Strasburg Railroad, Meals: 2 breakfasts, 2 dinners, Friendship Tours EscortQUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30 PITCHDAY:  Mondays TIME:  12:30 DOMINOSDAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  9:30  OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00 CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  10:00 - 11:00 THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00 PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00
 
Saturday May 28, 2022
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM    Children's Dance - Mini Leapers Ages 3-4 Session 2
MINI LEAPERSAges 4 - 5This 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.Ages 5 - 6Whether your child is a new dancer or a returning student, this class is for you, In this class, your little one will learn basic ballet steps, motor skills, and rhythms through 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.Please note that the start date for Session II has been changed to May 28.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!
 
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM    Children's Dance - Mini Leapers Ages 5-6 Session 2
MINI LEAPERSAges 4 - 5This 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.Ages 5 - 6Whether your child is a new dancer or a returning student, this class is for you, In this class, your little one will learn basic ballet steps, motor skills, and rhythms through 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.Please note that the start date for Session II has been changed to May 28.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!
 
Tuesday May 31, 2022
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Senior Center Programs - Latin Line Dancing - Tuesdays
Senior Center classes are $50 for a 10 week session, unless otherwise noted.  We do not take drop-ins.  You must register for the entire session.  All classes are now indoors.YOGA Mats, blocks and chairs (for props) are available or bring your own.  Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury and modifications are available for every pose.  We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses.  Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simply to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 - 10:00BEGINS:  April 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS: April 8FEE:  $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:  April 8FEE:  $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:  April 5FEE:  $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:  April 8FEE:  $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 LoyWATERCOLORA beginner to intermediate level class that covers everything you need to know to learn how to paint your own watercolors. Students will learn about their materials, how to plan out their painting, mix colors, blend and control washes and create textures.  During the last two weeks, students can finish paintings from their own reference photos. A fun and educational class!  Students must provide their own materials.  A supply list will be provided.  Note:  Individual instruction will be given to more advanced students.DAY:  Wednesdays, 6 weeks     TIME:  12:30 – 2:30                BEGINS:  April 20                            FEE:  $60 INSTRUCTOR:  Jeanette Green   FROM PHOTO TO 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 IDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  April 7 SESSION IIDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  May 12FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawPOP-UP BEGINNER LANDSCAPE ART CLASSHave you ever wanted to bring out your inner Monet but weren’t sure how to go about it?  Here’s your opportunity to be creative and take home your own landscape painting at the end of this one session class.  All supplies are included. DATE:  Tuesday, April 12TIME:   8:30 - 11:00 a.m.FEE:  $7INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawSWEENEY TODD, THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREETSweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street, is an eight time Tony Award winner, including Best Musical.  This dark tale, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, is set in Victorian era London and follows Sweeney Todd, a barber who returns home after fifteen years of exile to exact revenge on the corrupt judge who ruined his life.  Featuring some of the most chilling music ever written for the stage, this masterpiece is sure to thrill, intrigue, and delight audiences!DATE:  Saturday, June 18DEPARTURE TIME:  12:45 from the Ledyard Senior CenterSHOW TIME:  2:00 p.m. followed by dinner at your own cost FEE:  $55, for transportation and ticketSight & Sound Theatre Presents " David"Day 1We depart via deluxe motorcoach for our tour to Lancaster, PA - the heart of the Amish Country. 2 nights at the newly renovated COMFORT SUITES LANCASTER, featuring spacious guestrooms, indoor pool, fitness center. Enjoy a delicious AUTHENTIC AMISH MEAL IN AN ACTUAL AMISH HOME. Enjoy a Q&A with your Amish hosts learning about the culture straight from the source. Day 2This morning we’ll travel off the beaten track through spectacular farmlands on our AMISH ARTISANS shopping adventure. We begin our tour with a gift bag and a mini jar of jelly and we’ll add a gift at each of our 4 Amish stops. Travel down backroads you’ve never been on before. This afternoon we’ll take our reserved seats at SIGHT & SOUND THEATRE for their brand new show DAVID. Master Poet. Fearless Warrior. Anointed King. From still waters to shadowed valleys, David’s ascent to the throne is filled with towering giants, wild animals and Philistine soldiers. After unprecedented victories lead to devastating failures, this passionate warrior will face the biggest battle of all: the one within himself. Come alongside this young shepherd on his journey to become a man after God’s own heart. With original music inspired by the Psalms, David is a state-of-the-art theatrical experience for the whole family. Witness one of the most legendary Bible stories as it comes to life with spectacular special effects, massive sets and live animals in this brand-new stage production from Sight & Sound Theatre. Dinner tonight at MILLER’S SMORGASBORD. Day 3Today we’ll make a stop at the BIRD-IN-HAND FARMERS MARKET before it’s all aboard the STRASBURG RAILROAD, a historic and beautifully restored wooden coach pulled by a 100 year old steam engine. Sit back and relax as we travel through 2,500 acres of preserved Amish farmland while learning the history of the railroad and countryside. We head for home with memories of our time in the Amish Country. DATE: Aug 3-5pmWhere: Meet at Senior Center, 12 Van Tassell Drive, Gales Ferry CT @8amCOST:  $585 per person double/triple bedrom          $715 per person single bedroom Deposit Check: $150 per person Due May 11th INCLUDES:Deluxe Motorcoach, 2 Nights Comfort Suites Amish Country, Reserved tickets at Sight & Sound for "David", Dinner in the home of an Amish Family, Amish Artisans Tour, Strasburg Railroad, Meals: 2 breakfasts, 2 dinners, Friendship Tours EscortQUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30 PITCHDAY:  Mondays TIME:  12:30 DOMINOSDAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  9:30  OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00 CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  10:00 - 11:00 THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00 PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00
 
Wednesday June 1, 2022
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.YOGA Mats, blocks and chairs (for props) are available or bring your own.  Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury and modifications are available for every pose.  We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses.  Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simply to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 - 10:00BEGINS:  April 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS: April 8FEE:  $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:  April 8FEE:  $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:  April 5FEE:  $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:  April 8FEE:  $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 LoyWATERCOLORA beginner to intermediate level class that covers everything you need to know to learn how to paint your own watercolors. Students will learn about their materials, how to plan out their painting, mix colors, blend and control washes and create textures.  During the last two weeks, students can finish paintings from their own reference photos. A fun and educational class!  Students must provide their own materials.  A supply list will be provided.  Note:  Individual instruction will be given to more advanced students.DAY:  Wednesdays, 6 weeks     TIME:  12:30 – 2:30                BEGINS:  April 20                            FEE:  $60 INSTRUCTOR:  Jeanette Green   FROM PHOTO TO 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 IDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  April 7 SESSION IIDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  May 12FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawPOP-UP BEGINNER LANDSCAPE ART CLASSHave you ever wanted to bring out your inner Monet but weren’t sure how to go about it?  Here’s your opportunity to be creative and take home your own landscape painting at the end of this one session class.  All supplies are included. DATE:  Tuesday, April 12TIME:   8:30 - 11:00 a.m.FEE:  $7INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawSWEENEY TODD, THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREETSweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street, is an eight time Tony Award winner, including Best Musical.  This dark tale, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, is set in Victorian era London and follows Sweeney Todd, a barber who returns home after fifteen years of exile to exact revenge on the corrupt judge who ruined his life.  Featuring some of the most chilling music ever written for the stage, this masterpiece is sure to thrill, intrigue, and delight audiences!DATE:  Saturday, June 18DEPARTURE TIME:  12:45 from the Ledyard Senior CenterSHOW TIME:  2:00 p.m. followed by dinner at your own cost FEE:  $55, for transportation and ticketSight & Sound Theatre Presents " David"Day 1We depart via deluxe motorcoach for our tour to Lancaster, PA - the heart of the Amish Country. 2 nights at the newly renovated COMFORT SUITES LANCASTER, featuring spacious guestrooms, indoor pool, fitness center. Enjoy a delicious AUTHENTIC AMISH MEAL IN AN ACTUAL AMISH HOME. Enjoy a Q&A with your Amish hosts learning about the culture straight from the source. Day 2This morning we’ll travel off the beaten track through spectacular farmlands on our AMISH ARTISANS shopping adventure. We begin our tour with a gift bag and a mini jar of jelly and we’ll add a gift at each of our 4 Amish stops. Travel down backroads you’ve never been on before. This afternoon we’ll take our reserved seats at SIGHT & SOUND THEATRE for their brand new show DAVID. Master Poet. Fearless Warrior. Anointed King. From still waters to shadowed valleys, David’s ascent to the throne is filled with towering giants, wild animals and Philistine soldiers. After unprecedented victories lead to devastating failures, this passionate warrior will face the biggest battle of all: the one within himself. Come alongside this young shepherd on his journey to become a man after God’s own heart. With original music inspired by the Psalms, David is a state-of-the-art theatrical experience for the whole family. Witness one of the most legendary Bible stories as it comes to life with spectacular special effects, massive sets and live animals in this brand-new stage production from Sight & Sound Theatre. Dinner tonight at MILLER’S SMORGASBORD. Day 3Today we’ll make a stop at the BIRD-IN-HAND FARMERS MARKET before it’s all aboard the STRASBURG RAILROAD, a historic and beautifully restored wooden coach pulled by a 100 year old steam engine. Sit back and relax as we travel through 2,500 acres of preserved Amish farmland while learning the history of the railroad and countryside. We head for home with memories of our time in the Amish Country. DATE: Aug 3-5pmWhere: Meet at Senior Center, 12 Van Tassell Drive, Gales Ferry CT @8amCOST:  $585 per person double/triple bedrom          $715 per person single bedroom Deposit Check: $150 per person Due May 11th INCLUDES:Deluxe Motorcoach, 2 Nights Comfort Suites Amish Country, Reserved tickets at Sight & Sound for "David", Dinner in the home of an Amish Family, Amish Artisans Tour, Strasburg Railroad, Meals: 2 breakfasts, 2 dinners, Friendship Tours EscortQUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30 PITCHDAY:  Mondays TIME:  12:30 DOMINOSDAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  9:30  OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00 CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  10:00 - 11:00 THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00 PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    A.L.E.R.T Personal Protection & Safety - A.L.E.R.T. Personal protection & Safety
A.L.E.R.T. PERSONAL PROTECTION & SAFETYJoin us for this two night class to understand the times in which we live in and how this affects us.  Learn what Situational Awareness is, the FEAR loop, A.L.E.R.T. and your Defensive Tools are and how to use them.INSTRUCTOR:  Bob Chester
 
8:30 PM - 9:30 PM    Ledyard Soccer Club
 
Thursday June 2, 2022
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Senior Center Programs - Landscape Painting session 2
Senior Center classes are $50 for a 10 week session, unless otherwise noted.  We do not take drop-ins.  You must register for the entire session.  All classes are now indoors.YOGA Mats, blocks and chairs (for props) are available or bring your own.  Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury and modifications are available for every pose.  We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses.  Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simply to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 - 10:00BEGINS:  April 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS: April 8FEE:  $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:  April 8FEE:  $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:  April 5FEE:  $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:  April 8FEE:  $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 LoyWATERCOLORA beginner to intermediate level class that covers everything you need to know to learn how to paint your own watercolors. Students will learn about their materials, how to plan out their painting, mix colors, blend and control washes and create textures.  During the last two weeks, students can finish paintings from their own reference photos. A fun and educational class!  Students must provide their own materials.  A supply list will be provided.  Note:  Individual instruction will be given to more advanced students.DAY:  Wednesdays, 6 weeks     TIME:  12:30 – 2:30                BEGINS:  April 20                            FEE:  $60 INSTRUCTOR:  Jeanette Green   FROM PHOTO TO 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 IDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  April 7 SESSION IIDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  May 12FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawPOP-UP BEGINNER LANDSCAPE ART CLASSHave you ever wanted to bring out your inner Monet but weren’t sure how to go about it?  Here’s your opportunity to be creative and take home your own landscape painting at the end of this one session class.  All supplies are included. DATE:  Tuesday, April 12TIME:   8:30 - 11:00 a.m.FEE:  $7INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawSWEENEY TODD, THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREETSweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street, is an eight time Tony Award winner, including Best Musical.  This dark tale, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, is set in Victorian era London and follows Sweeney Todd, a barber who returns home after fifteen years of exile to exact revenge on the corrupt judge who ruined his life.  Featuring some of the most chilling music ever written for the stage, this masterpiece is sure to thrill, intrigue, and delight audiences!DATE:  Saturday, June 18DEPARTURE TIME:  12:45 from the Ledyard Senior CenterSHOW TIME:  2:00 p.m. followed by dinner at your own cost FEE:  $55, for transportation and ticketSight & Sound Theatre Presents " David"Day 1We depart via deluxe motorcoach for our tour to Lancaster, PA - the heart of the Amish Country. 2 nights at the newly renovated COMFORT SUITES LANCASTER, featuring spacious guestrooms, indoor pool, fitness center. Enjoy a delicious AUTHENTIC AMISH MEAL IN AN ACTUAL AMISH HOME. Enjoy a Q&A with your Amish hosts learning about the culture straight from the source. Day 2This morning we’ll travel off the beaten track through spectacular farmlands on our AMISH ARTISANS shopping adventure. We begin our tour with a gift bag and a mini jar of jelly and we’ll add a gift at each of our 4 Amish stops. Travel down backroads you’ve never been on before. This afternoon we’ll take our reserved seats at SIGHT & SOUND THEATRE for their brand new show DAVID. Master Poet. Fearless Warrior. Anointed King. From still waters to shadowed valleys, David’s ascent to the throne is filled with towering giants, wild animals and Philistine soldiers. After unprecedented victories lead to devastating failures, this passionate warrior will face the biggest battle of all: the one within himself. Come alongside this young shepherd on his journey to become a man after God’s own heart. With original music inspired by the Psalms, David is a state-of-the-art theatrical experience for the whole family. Witness one of the most legendary Bible stories as it comes to life with spectacular special effects, massive sets and live animals in this brand-new stage production from Sight & Sound Theatre. Dinner tonight at MILLER’S SMORGASBORD. Day 3Today we’ll make a stop at the BIRD-IN-HAND FARMERS MARKET before it’s all aboard the STRASBURG RAILROAD, a historic and beautifully restored wooden coach pulled by a 100 year old steam engine. Sit back and relax as we travel through 2,500 acres of preserved Amish farmland while learning the history of the railroad and countryside. We head for home with memories of our time in the Amish Country. DATE: Aug 3-5pmWhere: Meet at Senior Center, 12 Van Tassell Drive, Gales Ferry CT @8amCOST:  $585 per person double/triple bedrom          $715 per person single bedroom Deposit Check: $150 per person Due May 11th INCLUDES:Deluxe Motorcoach, 2 Nights Comfort Suites Amish Country, Reserved tickets at Sight & Sound for "David", Dinner in the home of an Amish Family, Amish Artisans Tour, Strasburg Railroad, Meals: 2 breakfasts, 2 dinners, Friendship Tours EscortQUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30 PITCHDAY:  Mondays TIME:  12:30 DOMINOSDAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  9:30  OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00 CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  10:00 - 11:00 THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00 PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Arnis (Filipino Stick Martial Art) - Intro to Arnis
INTRO TO ARNIS- FILIPINO STICK MARTIAL ARTGet an introduction to Filipino stick art of Arnis (meaning "armor") and some basic Jeet Kune Do (Bruce Lee's art). This 8-week class will cover: boxing techniques, footwork drills, empty hand drills and Arnis stick drills. This class will be high energy and you do not have to have any prior martial arts training. The rattan stick is included in the registration fee, but students must bring their own boxing gloves. 
 
Friday June 3, 2022
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.YOGA Mats, blocks and chairs (for props) are available or bring your own.  Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury and modifications are available for every pose.  We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses.  Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simply to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 - 10:00BEGINS:  April 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS: April 8FEE:  $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:  April 8FEE:  $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:  April 5FEE:  $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:  April 8FEE:  $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 LoyWATERCOLORA beginner to intermediate level class that covers everything you need to know to learn how to paint your own watercolors. Students will learn about their materials, how to plan out their painting, mix colors, blend and control washes and create textures.  During the last two weeks, students can finish paintings from their own reference photos. A fun and educational class!  Students must provide their own materials.  A supply list will be provided.  Note:  Individual instruction will be given to more advanced students.DAY:  Wednesdays, 6 weeks     TIME:  12:30 – 2:30                BEGINS:  April 20                            FEE:  $60 INSTRUCTOR:  Jeanette Green   FROM PHOTO TO 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 IDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  April 7 SESSION IIDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  May 12FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawPOP-UP BEGINNER LANDSCAPE ART CLASSHave you ever wanted to bring out your inner Monet but weren’t sure how to go about it?  Here’s your opportunity to be creative and take home your own landscape painting at the end of this one session class.  All supplies are included. DATE:  Tuesday, April 12TIME:   8:30 - 11:00 a.m.FEE:  $7INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawSWEENEY TODD, THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREETSweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street, is an eight time Tony Award winner, including Best Musical.  This dark tale, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, is set in Victorian era London and follows Sweeney Todd, a barber who returns home after fifteen years of exile to exact revenge on the corrupt judge who ruined his life.  Featuring some of the most chilling music ever written for the stage, this masterpiece is sure to thrill, intrigue, and delight audiences!DATE:  Saturday, June 18DEPARTURE TIME:  12:45 from the Ledyard Senior CenterSHOW TIME:  2:00 p.m. followed by dinner at your own cost FEE:  $55, for transportation and ticketSight & Sound Theatre Presents " David"Day 1We depart via deluxe motorcoach for our tour to Lancaster, PA - the heart of the Amish Country. 2 nights at the newly renovated COMFORT SUITES LANCASTER, featuring spacious guestrooms, indoor pool, fitness center. Enjoy a delicious AUTHENTIC AMISH MEAL IN AN ACTUAL AMISH HOME. Enjoy a Q&A with your Amish hosts learning about the culture straight from the source. Day 2This morning we’ll travel off the beaten track through spectacular farmlands on our AMISH ARTISANS shopping adventure. We begin our tour with a gift bag and a mini jar of jelly and we’ll add a gift at each of our 4 Amish stops. Travel down backroads you’ve never been on before. This afternoon we’ll take our reserved seats at SIGHT & SOUND THEATRE for their brand new show DAVID. Master Poet. Fearless Warrior. Anointed King. From still waters to shadowed valleys, David’s ascent to the throne is filled with towering giants, wild animals and Philistine soldiers. After unprecedented victories lead to devastating failures, this passionate warrior will face the biggest battle of all: the one within himself. Come alongside this young shepherd on his journey to become a man after God’s own heart. With original music inspired by the Psalms, David is a state-of-the-art theatrical experience for the whole family. Witness one of the most legendary Bible stories as it comes to life with spectacular special effects, massive sets and live animals in this brand-new stage production from Sight & Sound Theatre. Dinner tonight at MILLER’S SMORGASBORD. Day 3Today we’ll make a stop at the BIRD-IN-HAND FARMERS MARKET before it’s all aboard the STRASBURG RAILROAD, a historic and beautifully restored wooden coach pulled by a 100 year old steam engine. Sit back and relax as we travel through 2,500 acres of preserved Amish farmland while learning the history of the railroad and countryside. We head for home with memories of our time in the Amish Country. DATE: Aug 3-5pmWhere: Meet at Senior Center, 12 Van Tassell Drive, Gales Ferry CT @8amCOST:  $585 per person double/triple bedrom          $715 per person single bedroom Deposit Check: $150 per person Due May 11th INCLUDES:Deluxe Motorcoach, 2 Nights Comfort Suites Amish Country, Reserved tickets at Sight & Sound for "David", Dinner in the home of an Amish Family, Amish Artisans Tour, Strasburg Railroad, Meals: 2 breakfasts, 2 dinners, Friendship Tours EscortQUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30 PITCHDAY:  Mondays TIME:  12:30 DOMINOSDAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  9:30  OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00 CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  10:00 - 11:00 THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00 PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00
 
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.YOGA Mats, blocks and chairs (for props) are available or bring your own.  Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury and modifications are available for every pose.  We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses.  Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simply to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 - 10:00BEGINS:  April 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS: April 8FEE:  $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:  April 8FEE:  $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:  April 5FEE:  $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:  April 8FEE:  $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 LoyWATERCOLORA beginner to intermediate level class that covers everything you need to know to learn how to paint your own watercolors. Students will learn about their materials, how to plan out their painting, mix colors, blend and control washes and create textures.  During the last two weeks, students can finish paintings from their own reference photos. A fun and educational class!  Students must provide their own materials.  A supply list will be provided.  Note:  Individual instruction will be given to more advanced students.DAY:  Wednesdays, 6 weeks     TIME:  12:30 – 2:30                BEGINS:  April 20                            FEE:  $60 INSTRUCTOR:  Jeanette Green   FROM PHOTO TO 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 IDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  April 7 SESSION IIDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  May 12FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawPOP-UP BEGINNER LANDSCAPE ART CLASSHave you ever wanted to bring out your inner Monet but weren’t sure how to go about it?  Here’s your opportunity to be creative and take home your own landscape painting at the end of this one session class.  All supplies are included. DATE:  Tuesday, April 12TIME:   8:30 - 11:00 a.m.FEE:  $7INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawSWEENEY TODD, THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREETSweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street, is an eight time Tony Award winner, including Best Musical.  This dark tale, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, is set in Victorian era London and follows Sweeney Todd, a barber who returns home after fifteen years of exile to exact revenge on the corrupt judge who ruined his life.  Featuring some of the most chilling music ever written for the stage, this masterpiece is sure to thrill, intrigue, and delight audiences!DATE:  Saturday, June 18DEPARTURE TIME:  12:45 from the Ledyard Senior CenterSHOW TIME:  2:00 p.m. followed by dinner at your own cost FEE:  $55, for transportation and ticketSight & Sound Theatre Presents " David"Day 1We depart via deluxe motorcoach for our tour to Lancaster, PA - the heart of the Amish Country. 2 nights at the newly renovated COMFORT SUITES LANCASTER, featuring spacious guestrooms, indoor pool, fitness center. Enjoy a delicious AUTHENTIC AMISH MEAL IN AN ACTUAL AMISH HOME. Enjoy a Q&A with your Amish hosts learning about the culture straight from the source. Day 2This morning we’ll travel off the beaten track through spectacular farmlands on our AMISH ARTISANS shopping adventure. We begin our tour with a gift bag and a mini jar of jelly and we’ll add a gift at each of our 4 Amish stops. Travel down backroads you’ve never been on before. This afternoon we’ll take our reserved seats at SIGHT & SOUND THEATRE for their brand new show DAVID. Master Poet. Fearless Warrior. Anointed King. From still waters to shadowed valleys, David’s ascent to the throne is filled with towering giants, wild animals and Philistine soldiers. After unprecedented victories lead to devastating failures, this passionate warrior will face the biggest battle of all: the one within himself. Come alongside this young shepherd on his journey to become a man after God’s own heart. With original music inspired by the Psalms, David is a state-of-the-art theatrical experience for the whole family. Witness one of the most legendary Bible stories as it comes to life with spectacular special effects, massive sets and live animals in this brand-new stage production from Sight & Sound Theatre. Dinner tonight at MILLER’S SMORGASBORD. Day 3Today we’ll make a stop at the BIRD-IN-HAND FARMERS MARKET before it’s all aboard the STRASBURG RAILROAD, a historic and beautifully restored wooden coach pulled by a 100 year old steam engine. Sit back and relax as we travel through 2,500 acres of preserved Amish farmland while learning the history of the railroad and countryside. We head for home with memories of our time in the Amish Country. DATE: Aug 3-5pmWhere: Meet at Senior Center, 12 Van Tassell Drive, Gales Ferry CT @8amCOST:  $585 per person double/triple bedrom          $715 per person single bedroom Deposit Check: $150 per person Due May 11th INCLUDES:Deluxe Motorcoach, 2 Nights Comfort Suites Amish Country, Reserved tickets at Sight & Sound for "David", Dinner in the home of an Amish Family, Amish Artisans Tour, Strasburg Railroad, Meals: 2 breakfasts, 2 dinners, Friendship Tours EscortQUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30 PITCHDAY:  Mondays TIME:  12:30 DOMINOSDAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  9:30  OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00 CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  10:00 - 11:00 THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00 PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00
 
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.YOGA Mats, blocks and chairs (for props) are available or bring your own.  Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury and modifications are available for every pose.  We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses.  Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simply to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 - 10:00BEGINS:  April 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS: April 8FEE:  $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:  April 8FEE:  $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:  April 5FEE:  $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:  April 8FEE:  $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 LoyWATERCOLORA beginner to intermediate level class that covers everything you need to know to learn how to paint your own watercolors. Students will learn about their materials, how to plan out their painting, mix colors, blend and control washes and create textures.  During the last two weeks, students can finish paintings from their own reference photos. A fun and educational class!  Students must provide their own materials.  A supply list will be provided.  Note:  Individual instruction will be given to more advanced students.DAY:  Wednesdays, 6 weeks     TIME:  12:30 – 2:30                BEGINS:  April 20                            FEE:  $60 INSTRUCTOR:  Jeanette Green   FROM PHOTO TO 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 IDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  April 7 SESSION IIDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  May 12FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawPOP-UP BEGINNER LANDSCAPE ART CLASSHave you ever wanted to bring out your inner Monet but weren’t sure how to go about it?  Here’s your opportunity to be creative and take home your own landscape painting at the end of this one session class.  All supplies are included. DATE:  Tuesday, April 12TIME:   8:30 - 11:00 a.m.FEE:  $7INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawSWEENEY TODD, THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREETSweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street, is an eight time Tony Award winner, including Best Musical.  This dark tale, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, is set in Victorian era London and follows Sweeney Todd, a barber who returns home after fifteen years of exile to exact revenge on the corrupt judge who ruined his life.  Featuring some of the most chilling music ever written for the stage, this masterpiece is sure to thrill, intrigue, and delight audiences!DATE:  Saturday, June 18DEPARTURE TIME:  12:45 from the Ledyard Senior CenterSHOW TIME:  2:00 p.m. followed by dinner at your own cost FEE:  $55, for transportation and ticketSight & Sound Theatre Presents " David"Day 1We depart via deluxe motorcoach for our tour to Lancaster, PA - the heart of the Amish Country. 2 nights at the newly renovated COMFORT SUITES LANCASTER, featuring spacious guestrooms, indoor pool, fitness center. Enjoy a delicious AUTHENTIC AMISH MEAL IN AN ACTUAL AMISH HOME. Enjoy a Q&A with your Amish hosts learning about the culture straight from the source. Day 2This morning we’ll travel off the beaten track through spectacular farmlands on our AMISH ARTISANS shopping adventure. We begin our tour with a gift bag and a mini jar of jelly and we’ll add a gift at each of our 4 Amish stops. Travel down backroads you’ve never been on before. This afternoon we’ll take our reserved seats at SIGHT & SOUND THEATRE for their brand new show DAVID. Master Poet. Fearless Warrior. Anointed King. From still waters to shadowed valleys, David’s ascent to the throne is filled with towering giants, wild animals and Philistine soldiers. After unprecedented victories lead to devastating failures, this passionate warrior will face the biggest battle of all: the one within himself. Come alongside this young shepherd on his journey to become a man after God’s own heart. With original music inspired by the Psalms, David is a state-of-the-art theatrical experience for the whole family. Witness one of the most legendary Bible stories as it comes to life with spectacular special effects, massive sets and live animals in this brand-new stage production from Sight & Sound Theatre. Dinner tonight at MILLER’S SMORGASBORD. Day 3Today we’ll make a stop at the BIRD-IN-HAND FARMERS MARKET before it’s all aboard the STRASBURG RAILROAD, a historic and beautifully restored wooden coach pulled by a 100 year old steam engine. Sit back and relax as we travel through 2,500 acres of preserved Amish farmland while learning the history of the railroad and countryside. We head for home with memories of our time in the Amish Country. DATE: Aug 3-5pmWhere: Meet at Senior Center, 12 Van Tassell Drive, Gales Ferry CT @8amCOST:  $585 per person double/triple bedrom          $715 per person single bedroom Deposit Check: $150 per person Due May 11th INCLUDES:Deluxe Motorcoach, 2 Nights Comfort Suites Amish Country, Reserved tickets at Sight & Sound for "David", Dinner in the home of an Amish Family, Amish Artisans Tour, Strasburg Railroad, Meals: 2 breakfasts, 2 dinners, Friendship Tours EscortQUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30 PITCHDAY:  Mondays TIME:  12:30 DOMINOSDAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  9:30  OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00 CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  10:00 - 11:00 THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00 PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00
 
Saturday June 4, 2022
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM    Children's Dance - Mini Leapers Ages 3-4 Session 2
MINI LEAPERSAges 4 - 5This 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.Ages 5 - 6Whether your child is a new dancer or a returning student, this class is for you, In this class, your little one will learn basic ballet steps, motor skills, and rhythms through 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.Please note that the start date for Session II has been changed to May 28.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!
 
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM    Children's Dance - Mini Leapers Ages 5-6 Session 2
MINI LEAPERSAges 4 - 5This 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.Ages 5 - 6Whether your child is a new dancer or a returning student, this class is for you, In this class, your little one will learn basic ballet steps, motor skills, and rhythms through 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.Please note that the start date for Session II has been changed to May 28.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!
 
Tuesday June 7, 2022
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Senior Center Programs - Latin Line Dancing - Tuesdays
Senior Center classes are $50 for a 10 week session, unless otherwise noted.  We do not take drop-ins.  You must register for the entire session.  All classes are now indoors.YOGA Mats, blocks and chairs (for props) are available or bring your own.  Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury and modifications are available for every pose.  We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses.  Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simply to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 - 10:00BEGINS:  April 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS: April 8FEE:  $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:  April 8FEE:  $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:  April 5FEE:  $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:  April 8FEE:  $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 LoyWATERCOLORA beginner to intermediate level class that covers everything you need to know to learn how to paint your own watercolors. Students will learn about their materials, how to plan out their painting, mix colors, blend and control washes and create textures.  During the last two weeks, students can finish paintings from their own reference photos. A fun and educational class!  Students must provide their own materials.  A supply list will be provided.  Note:  Individual instruction will be given to more advanced students.DAY:  Wednesdays, 6 weeks     TIME:  12:30 – 2:30                BEGINS:  April 20                            FEE:  $60 INSTRUCTOR:  Jeanette Green   FROM PHOTO TO 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 IDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  April 7 SESSION IIDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  May 12FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawPOP-UP BEGINNER LANDSCAPE ART CLASSHave you ever wanted to bring out your inner Monet but weren’t sure how to go about it?  Here’s your opportunity to be creative and take home your own landscape painting at the end of this one session class.  All supplies are included. DATE:  Tuesday, April 12TIME:   8:30 - 11:00 a.m.FEE:  $7INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawSWEENEY TODD, THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREETSweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street, is an eight time Tony Award winner, including Best Musical.  This dark tale, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, is set in Victorian era London and follows Sweeney Todd, a barber who returns home after fifteen years of exile to exact revenge on the corrupt judge who ruined his life.  Featuring some of the most chilling music ever written for the stage, this masterpiece is sure to thrill, intrigue, and delight audiences!DATE:  Saturday, June 18DEPARTURE TIME:  12:45 from the Ledyard Senior CenterSHOW TIME:  2:00 p.m. followed by dinner at your own cost FEE:  $55, for transportation and ticketSight & Sound Theatre Presents " David"Day 1We depart via deluxe motorcoach for our tour to Lancaster, PA - the heart of the Amish Country. 2 nights at the newly renovated COMFORT SUITES LANCASTER, featuring spacious guestrooms, indoor pool, fitness center. Enjoy a delicious AUTHENTIC AMISH MEAL IN AN ACTUAL AMISH HOME. Enjoy a Q&A with your Amish hosts learning about the culture straight from the source. Day 2This morning we’ll travel off the beaten track through spectacular farmlands on our AMISH ARTISANS shopping adventure. We begin our tour with a gift bag and a mini jar of jelly and we’ll add a gift at each of our 4 Amish stops. Travel down backroads you’ve never been on before. This afternoon we’ll take our reserved seats at SIGHT & SOUND THEATRE for their brand new show DAVID. Master Poet. Fearless Warrior. Anointed King. From still waters to shadowed valleys, David’s ascent to the throne is filled with towering giants, wild animals and Philistine soldiers. After unprecedented victories lead to devastating failures, this passionate warrior will face the biggest battle of all: the one within himself. Come alongside this young shepherd on his journey to become a man after God’s own heart. With original music inspired by the Psalms, David is a state-of-the-art theatrical experience for the whole family. Witness one of the most legendary Bible stories as it comes to life with spectacular special effects, massive sets and live animals in this brand-new stage production from Sight & Sound Theatre. Dinner tonight at MILLER’S SMORGASBORD. Day 3Today we’ll make a stop at the BIRD-IN-HAND FARMERS MARKET before it’s all aboard the STRASBURG RAILROAD, a historic and beautifully restored wooden coach pulled by a 100 year old steam engine. Sit back and relax as we travel through 2,500 acres of preserved Amish farmland while learning the history of the railroad and countryside. We head for home with memories of our time in the Amish Country. DATE: Aug 3-5pmWhere: Meet at Senior Center, 12 Van Tassell Drive, Gales Ferry CT @8amCOST:  $585 per person double/triple bedrom          $715 per person single bedroom Deposit Check: $150 per person Due May 11th INCLUDES:Deluxe Motorcoach, 2 Nights Comfort Suites Amish Country, Reserved tickets at Sight & Sound for "David", Dinner in the home of an Amish Family, Amish Artisans Tour, Strasburg Railroad, Meals: 2 breakfasts, 2 dinners, Friendship Tours EscortQUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30 PITCHDAY:  Mondays TIME:  12:30 DOMINOSDAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  9:30  OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00 CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  10:00 - 11:00 THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00 PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00
 
Wednesday June 8, 2022
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.YOGA Mats, blocks and chairs (for props) are available or bring your own.  Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury and modifications are available for every pose.  We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses.  Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simply to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 - 10:00BEGINS:  April 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS: April 8FEE:  $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:  April 8FEE:  $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:  April 5FEE:  $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:  April 8FEE:  $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 LoyWATERCOLORA beginner to intermediate level class that covers everything you need to know to learn how to paint your own watercolors. Students will learn about their materials, how to plan out their painting, mix colors, blend and control washes and create textures.  During the last two weeks, students can finish paintings from their own reference photos. A fun and educational class!  Students must provide their own materials.  A supply list will be provided.  Note:  Individual instruction will be given to more advanced students.DAY:  Wednesdays, 6 weeks     TIME:  12:30 – 2:30                BEGINS:  April 20                            FEE:  $60 INSTRUCTOR:  Jeanette Green   FROM PHOTO TO 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 IDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  April 7 SESSION IIDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  May 12FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawPOP-UP BEGINNER LANDSCAPE ART CLASSHave you ever wanted to bring out your inner Monet but weren’t sure how to go about it?  Here’s your opportunity to be creative and take home your own landscape painting at the end of this one session class.  All supplies are included. DATE:  Tuesday, April 12TIME:   8:30 - 11:00 a.m.FEE:  $7INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawSWEENEY TODD, THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREETSweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street, is an eight time Tony Award winner, including Best Musical.  This dark tale, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, is set in Victorian era London and follows Sweeney Todd, a barber who returns home after fifteen years of exile to exact revenge on the corrupt judge who ruined his life.  Featuring some of the most chilling music ever written for the stage, this masterpiece is sure to thrill, intrigue, and delight audiences!DATE:  Saturday, June 18DEPARTURE TIME:  12:45 from the Ledyard Senior CenterSHOW TIME:  2:00 p.m. followed by dinner at your own cost FEE:  $55, for transportation and ticketSight & Sound Theatre Presents " David"Day 1We depart via deluxe motorcoach for our tour to Lancaster, PA - the heart of the Amish Country. 2 nights at the newly renovated COMFORT SUITES LANCASTER, featuring spacious guestrooms, indoor pool, fitness center. Enjoy a delicious AUTHENTIC AMISH MEAL IN AN ACTUAL AMISH HOME. Enjoy a Q&A with your Amish hosts learning about the culture straight from the source. Day 2This morning we’ll travel off the beaten track through spectacular farmlands on our AMISH ARTISANS shopping adventure. We begin our tour with a gift bag and a mini jar of jelly and we’ll add a gift at each of our 4 Amish stops. Travel down backroads you’ve never been on before. This afternoon we’ll take our reserved seats at SIGHT & SOUND THEATRE for their brand new show DAVID. Master Poet. Fearless Warrior. Anointed King. From still waters to shadowed valleys, David’s ascent to the throne is filled with towering giants, wild animals and Philistine soldiers. After unprecedented victories lead to devastating failures, this passionate warrior will face the biggest battle of all: the one within himself. Come alongside this young shepherd on his journey to become a man after God’s own heart. With original music inspired by the Psalms, David is a state-of-the-art theatrical experience for the whole family. Witness one of the most legendary Bible stories as it comes to life with spectacular special effects, massive sets and live animals in this brand-new stage production from Sight & Sound Theatre. Dinner tonight at MILLER’S SMORGASBORD. Day 3Today we’ll make a stop at the BIRD-IN-HAND FARMERS MARKET before it’s all aboard the STRASBURG RAILROAD, a historic and beautifully restored wooden coach pulled by a 100 year old steam engine. Sit back and relax as we travel through 2,500 acres of preserved Amish farmland while learning the history of the railroad and countryside. We head for home with memories of our time in the Amish Country. DATE: Aug 3-5pmWhere: Meet at Senior Center, 12 Van Tassell Drive, Gales Ferry CT @8amCOST:  $585 per person double/triple bedrom          $715 per person single bedroom Deposit Check: $150 per person Due May 11th INCLUDES:Deluxe Motorcoach, 2 Nights Comfort Suites Amish Country, Reserved tickets at Sight & Sound for "David", Dinner in the home of an Amish Family, Amish Artisans Tour, Strasburg Railroad, Meals: 2 breakfasts, 2 dinners, Friendship Tours EscortQUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30 PITCHDAY:  Mondays TIME:  12:30 DOMINOSDAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  9:30  OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00 CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  10:00 - 11:00 THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00 PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    A.L.E.R.T Personal Protection & Safety - A.L.E.R.T. Personal protection & Safety
A.L.E.R.T. PERSONAL PROTECTION & SAFETYJoin us for this two night class to understand the times in which we live in and how this affects us.  Learn what Situational Awareness is, the FEAR loop, A.L.E.R.T. and your Defensive Tools are and how to use them.INSTRUCTOR:  Bob Chester
 
Thursday June 9, 2022
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Senior Center Programs - Landscape Painting session 2
Senior Center classes are $50 for a 10 week session, unless otherwise noted.  We do not take drop-ins.  You must register for the entire session.  All classes are now indoors.YOGA Mats, blocks and chairs (for props) are available or bring your own.  Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury and modifications are available for every pose.  We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses.  Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simply to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 - 10:00BEGINS:  April 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS: April 8FEE:  $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:  April 8FEE:  $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:  April 5FEE:  $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:  April 8FEE:  $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 LoyWATERCOLORA beginner to intermediate level class that covers everything you need to know to learn how to paint your own watercolors. Students will learn about their materials, how to plan out their painting, mix colors, blend and control washes and create textures.  During the last two weeks, students can finish paintings from their own reference photos. A fun and educational class!  Students must provide their own materials.  A supply list will be provided.  Note:  Individual instruction will be given to more advanced students.DAY:  Wednesdays, 6 weeks     TIME:  12:30 – 2:30                BEGINS:  April 20                            FEE:  $60 INSTRUCTOR:  Jeanette Green   FROM PHOTO TO 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 IDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  April 7 SESSION IIDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  May 12FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawPOP-UP BEGINNER LANDSCAPE ART CLASSHave you ever wanted to bring out your inner Monet but weren’t sure how to go about it?  Here’s your opportunity to be creative and take home your own landscape painting at the end of this one session class.  All supplies are included. DATE:  Tuesday, April 12TIME:   8:30 - 11:00 a.m.FEE:  $7INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawSWEENEY TODD, THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREETSweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street, is an eight time Tony Award winner, including Best Musical.  This dark tale, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, is set in Victorian era London and follows Sweeney Todd, a barber who returns home after fifteen years of exile to exact revenge on the corrupt judge who ruined his life.  Featuring some of the most chilling music ever written for the stage, this masterpiece is sure to thrill, intrigue, and delight audiences!DATE:  Saturday, June 18DEPARTURE TIME:  12:45 from the Ledyard Senior CenterSHOW TIME:  2:00 p.m. followed by dinner at your own cost FEE:  $55, for transportation and ticketSight & Sound Theatre Presents " David"Day 1We depart via deluxe motorcoach for our tour to Lancaster, PA - the heart of the Amish Country. 2 nights at the newly renovated COMFORT SUITES LANCASTER, featuring spacious guestrooms, indoor pool, fitness center. Enjoy a delicious AUTHENTIC AMISH MEAL IN AN ACTUAL AMISH HOME. Enjoy a Q&A with your Amish hosts learning about the culture straight from the source. Day 2This morning we’ll travel off the beaten track through spectacular farmlands on our AMISH ARTISANS shopping adventure. We begin our tour with a gift bag and a mini jar of jelly and we’ll add a gift at each of our 4 Amish stops. Travel down backroads you’ve never been on before. This afternoon we’ll take our reserved seats at SIGHT & SOUND THEATRE for their brand new show DAVID. Master Poet. Fearless Warrior. Anointed King. From still waters to shadowed valleys, David’s ascent to the throne is filled with towering giants, wild animals and Philistine soldiers. After unprecedented victories lead to devastating failures, this passionate warrior will face the biggest battle of all: the one within himself. Come alongside this young shepherd on his journey to become a man after God’s own heart. With original music inspired by the Psalms, David is a state-of-the-art theatrical experience for the whole family. Witness one of the most legendary Bible stories as it comes to life with spectacular special effects, massive sets and live animals in this brand-new stage production from Sight & Sound Theatre. Dinner tonight at MILLER’S SMORGASBORD. Day 3Today we’ll make a stop at the BIRD-IN-HAND FARMERS MARKET before it’s all aboard the STRASBURG RAILROAD, a historic and beautifully restored wooden coach pulled by a 100 year old steam engine. Sit back and relax as we travel through 2,500 acres of preserved Amish farmland while learning the history of the railroad and countryside. We head for home with memories of our time in the Amish Country. DATE: Aug 3-5pmWhere: Meet at Senior Center, 12 Van Tassell Drive, Gales Ferry CT @8amCOST:  $585 per person double/triple bedrom          $715 per person single bedroom Deposit Check: $150 per person Due May 11th INCLUDES:Deluxe Motorcoach, 2 Nights Comfort Suites Amish Country, Reserved tickets at Sight & Sound for "David", Dinner in the home of an Amish Family, Amish Artisans Tour, Strasburg Railroad, Meals: 2 breakfasts, 2 dinners, Friendship Tours EscortQUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30 PITCHDAY:  Mondays TIME:  12:30 DOMINOSDAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  9:30  OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00 CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  10:00 - 11:00 THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00 PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Arnis (Filipino Stick Martial Art) - Intro to Arnis
INTRO TO ARNIS- FILIPINO STICK MARTIAL ARTGet an introduction to Filipino stick art of Arnis (meaning "armor") and some basic Jeet Kune Do (Bruce Lee's art). This 8-week class will cover: boxing techniques, footwork drills, empty hand drills and Arnis stick drills. This class will be high energy and you do not have to have any prior martial arts training. The rattan stick is included in the registration fee, but students must bring their own boxing gloves. 
 
Friday June 10, 2022
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.YOGA Mats, blocks and chairs (for props) are available or bring your own.  Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury and modifications are available for every pose.  We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses.  Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simply to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 - 10:00BEGINS:  April 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS: April 8FEE:  $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:  April 8FEE:  $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:  April 5FEE:  $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:  April 8FEE:  $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 LoyWATERCOLORA beginner to intermediate level class that covers everything you need to know to learn how to paint your own watercolors. Students will learn about their materials, how to plan out their painting, mix colors, blend and control washes and create textures.  During the last two weeks, students can finish paintings from their own reference photos. A fun and educational class!  Students must provide their own materials.  A supply list will be provided.  Note:  Individual instruction will be given to more advanced students.DAY:  Wednesdays, 6 weeks     TIME:  12:30 – 2:30                BEGINS:  April 20                            FEE:  $60 INSTRUCTOR:  Jeanette Green   FROM PHOTO TO 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 IDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  April 7 SESSION IIDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  May 12FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawPOP-UP BEGINNER LANDSCAPE ART CLASSHave you ever wanted to bring out your inner Monet but weren’t sure how to go about it?  Here’s your opportunity to be creative and take home your own landscape painting at the end of this one session class.  All supplies are included. DATE:  Tuesday, April 12TIME:   8:30 - 11:00 a.m.FEE:  $7INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawSWEENEY TODD, THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREETSweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street, is an eight time Tony Award winner, including Best Musical.  This dark tale, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, is set in Victorian era London and follows Sweeney Todd, a barber who returns home after fifteen years of exile to exact revenge on the corrupt judge who ruined his life.  Featuring some of the most chilling music ever written for the stage, this masterpiece is sure to thrill, intrigue, and delight audiences!DATE:  Saturday, June 18DEPARTURE TIME:  12:45 from the Ledyard Senior CenterSHOW TIME:  2:00 p.m. followed by dinner at your own cost FEE:  $55, for transportation and ticketSight & Sound Theatre Presents " David"Day 1We depart via deluxe motorcoach for our tour to Lancaster, PA - the heart of the Amish Country. 2 nights at the newly renovated COMFORT SUITES LANCASTER, featuring spacious guestrooms, indoor pool, fitness center. Enjoy a delicious AUTHENTIC AMISH MEAL IN AN ACTUAL AMISH HOME. Enjoy a Q&A with your Amish hosts learning about the culture straight from the source. Day 2This morning we’ll travel off the beaten track through spectacular farmlands on our AMISH ARTISANS shopping adventure. We begin our tour with a gift bag and a mini jar of jelly and we’ll add a gift at each of our 4 Amish stops. Travel down backroads you’ve never been on before. This afternoon we’ll take our reserved seats at SIGHT & SOUND THEATRE for their brand new show DAVID. Master Poet. Fearless Warrior. Anointed King. From still waters to shadowed valleys, David’s ascent to the throne is filled with towering giants, wild animals and Philistine soldiers. After unprecedented victories lead to devastating failures, this passionate warrior will face the biggest battle of all: the one within himself. Come alongside this young shepherd on his journey to become a man after God’s own heart. With original music inspired by the Psalms, David is a state-of-the-art theatrical experience for the whole family. Witness one of the most legendary Bible stories as it comes to life with spectacular special effects, massive sets and live animals in this brand-new stage production from Sight & Sound Theatre. Dinner tonight at MILLER’S SMORGASBORD. Day 3Today we’ll make a stop at the BIRD-IN-HAND FARMERS MARKET before it’s all aboard the STRASBURG RAILROAD, a historic and beautifully restored wooden coach pulled by a 100 year old steam engine. Sit back and relax as we travel through 2,500 acres of preserved Amish farmland while learning the history of the railroad and countryside. We head for home with memories of our time in the Amish Country. DATE: Aug 3-5pmWhere: Meet at Senior Center, 12 Van Tassell Drive, Gales Ferry CT @8amCOST:  $585 per person double/triple bedrom          $715 per person single bedroom Deposit Check: $150 per person Due May 11th INCLUDES:Deluxe Motorcoach, 2 Nights Comfort Suites Amish Country, Reserved tickets at Sight & Sound for "David", Dinner in the home of an Amish Family, Amish Artisans Tour, Strasburg Railroad, Meals: 2 breakfasts, 2 dinners, Friendship Tours EscortQUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30 PITCHDAY:  Mondays TIME:  12:30 DOMINOSDAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  9:30  OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00 CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  10:00 - 11:00 THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00 PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00
 
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.YOGA Mats, blocks and chairs (for props) are available or bring your own.  Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury and modifications are available for every pose.  We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses.  Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simply to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 - 10:00BEGINS:  April 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS: April 8FEE:  $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:  April 8FEE:  $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:  April 5FEE:  $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:  April 8FEE:  $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 LoyWATERCOLORA beginner to intermediate level class that covers everything you need to know to learn how to paint your own watercolors. Students will learn about their materials, how to plan out their painting, mix colors, blend and control washes and create textures.  During the last two weeks, students can finish paintings from their own reference photos. A fun and educational class!  Students must provide their own materials.  A supply list will be provided.  Note:  Individual instruction will be given to more advanced students.DAY:  Wednesdays, 6 weeks     TIME:  12:30 – 2:30                BEGINS:  April 20                            FEE:  $60 INSTRUCTOR:  Jeanette Green   FROM PHOTO TO 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 IDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  April 7 SESSION IIDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  May 12FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawPOP-UP BEGINNER LANDSCAPE ART CLASSHave you ever wanted to bring out your inner Monet but weren’t sure how to go about it?  Here’s your opportunity to be creative and take home your own landscape painting at the end of this one session class.  All supplies are included. DATE:  Tuesday, April 12TIME:   8:30 - 11:00 a.m.FEE:  $7INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawSWEENEY TODD, THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREETSweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street, is an eight time Tony Award winner, including Best Musical.  This dark tale, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, is set in Victorian era London and follows Sweeney Todd, a barber who returns home after fifteen years of exile to exact revenge on the corrupt judge who ruined his life.  Featuring some of the most chilling music ever written for the stage, this masterpiece is sure to thrill, intrigue, and delight audiences!DATE:  Saturday, June 18DEPARTURE TIME:  12:45 from the Ledyard Senior CenterSHOW TIME:  2:00 p.m. followed by dinner at your own cost FEE:  $55, for transportation and ticketSight & Sound Theatre Presents " David"Day 1We depart via deluxe motorcoach for our tour to Lancaster, PA - the heart of the Amish Country. 2 nights at the newly renovated COMFORT SUITES LANCASTER, featuring spacious guestrooms, indoor pool, fitness center. Enjoy a delicious AUTHENTIC AMISH MEAL IN AN ACTUAL AMISH HOME. Enjoy a Q&A with your Amish hosts learning about the culture straight from the source. Day 2This morning we’ll travel off the beaten track through spectacular farmlands on our AMISH ARTISANS shopping adventure. We begin our tour with a gift bag and a mini jar of jelly and we’ll add a gift at each of our 4 Amish stops. Travel down backroads you’ve never been on before. This afternoon we’ll take our reserved seats at SIGHT & SOUND THEATRE for their brand new show DAVID. Master Poet. Fearless Warrior. Anointed King. From still waters to shadowed valleys, David’s ascent to the throne is filled with towering giants, wild animals and Philistine soldiers. After unprecedented victories lead to devastating failures, this passionate warrior will face the biggest battle of all: the one within himself. Come alongside this young shepherd on his journey to become a man after God’s own heart. With original music inspired by the Psalms, David is a state-of-the-art theatrical experience for the whole family. Witness one of the most legendary Bible stories as it comes to life with spectacular special effects, massive sets and live animals in this brand-new stage production from Sight & Sound Theatre. Dinner tonight at MILLER’S SMORGASBORD. Day 3Today we’ll make a stop at the BIRD-IN-HAND FARMERS MARKET before it’s all aboard the STRASBURG RAILROAD, a historic and beautifully restored wooden coach pulled by a 100 year old steam engine. Sit back and relax as we travel through 2,500 acres of preserved Amish farmland while learning the history of the railroad and countryside. We head for home with memories of our time in the Amish Country. DATE: Aug 3-5pmWhere: Meet at Senior Center, 12 Van Tassell Drive, Gales Ferry CT @8amCOST:  $585 per person double/triple bedrom          $715 per person single bedroom Deposit Check: $150 per person Due May 11th INCLUDES:Deluxe Motorcoach, 2 Nights Comfort Suites Amish Country, Reserved tickets at Sight & Sound for "David", Dinner in the home of an Amish Family, Amish Artisans Tour, Strasburg Railroad, Meals: 2 breakfasts, 2 dinners, Friendship Tours EscortQUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30 PITCHDAY:  Mondays TIME:  12:30 DOMINOSDAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  9:30  OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00 CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  10:00 - 11:00 THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00 PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00
 
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.YOGA Mats, blocks and chairs (for props) are available or bring your own.  Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury and modifications are available for every pose.  We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses.  Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simply to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 - 10:00BEGINS:  April 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS: April 8FEE:  $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:  April 8FEE:  $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:  April 5FEE:  $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:  April 8FEE:  $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 LoyWATERCOLORA beginner to intermediate level class that covers everything you need to know to learn how to paint your own watercolors. Students will learn about their materials, how to plan out their painting, mix colors, blend and control washes and create textures.  During the last two weeks, students can finish paintings from their own reference photos. A fun and educational class!  Students must provide their own materials.  A supply list will be provided.  Note:  Individual instruction will be given to more advanced students.DAY:  Wednesdays, 6 weeks     TIME:  12:30 – 2:30                BEGINS:  April 20                            FEE:  $60 INSTRUCTOR:  Jeanette Green   FROM PHOTO TO 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 IDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  April 7 SESSION IIDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  May 12FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawPOP-UP BEGINNER LANDSCAPE ART CLASSHave you ever wanted to bring out your inner Monet but weren’t sure how to go about it?  Here’s your opportunity to be creative and take home your own landscape painting at the end of this one session class.  All supplies are included. DATE:  Tuesday, April 12TIME:   8:30 - 11:00 a.m.FEE:  $7INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawSWEENEY TODD, THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREETSweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street, is an eight time Tony Award winner, including Best Musical.  This dark tale, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, is set in Victorian era London and follows Sweeney Todd, a barber who returns home after fifteen years of exile to exact revenge on the corrupt judge who ruined his life.  Featuring some of the most chilling music ever written for the stage, this masterpiece is sure to thrill, intrigue, and delight audiences!DATE:  Saturday, June 18DEPARTURE TIME:  12:45 from the Ledyard Senior CenterSHOW TIME:  2:00 p.m. followed by dinner at your own cost FEE:  $55, for transportation and ticketSight & Sound Theatre Presents " David"Day 1We depart via deluxe motorcoach for our tour to Lancaster, PA - the heart of the Amish Country. 2 nights at the newly renovated COMFORT SUITES LANCASTER, featuring spacious guestrooms, indoor pool, fitness center. Enjoy a delicious AUTHENTIC AMISH MEAL IN AN ACTUAL AMISH HOME. Enjoy a Q&A with your Amish hosts learning about the culture straight from the source. Day 2This morning we’ll travel off the beaten track through spectacular farmlands on our AMISH ARTISANS shopping adventure. We begin our tour with a gift bag and a mini jar of jelly and we’ll add a gift at each of our 4 Amish stops. Travel down backroads you’ve never been on before. This afternoon we’ll take our reserved seats at SIGHT & SOUND THEATRE for their brand new show DAVID. Master Poet. Fearless Warrior. Anointed King. From still waters to shadowed valleys, David’s ascent to the throne is filled with towering giants, wild animals and Philistine soldiers. After unprecedented victories lead to devastating failures, this passionate warrior will face the biggest battle of all: the one within himself. Come alongside this young shepherd on his journey to become a man after God’s own heart. With original music inspired by the Psalms, David is a state-of-the-art theatrical experience for the whole family. Witness one of the most legendary Bible stories as it comes to life with spectacular special effects, massive sets and live animals in this brand-new stage production from Sight & Sound Theatre. Dinner tonight at MILLER’S SMORGASBORD. Day 3Today we’ll make a stop at the BIRD-IN-HAND FARMERS MARKET before it’s all aboard the STRASBURG RAILROAD, a historic and beautifully restored wooden coach pulled by a 100 year old steam engine. Sit back and relax as we travel through 2,500 acres of preserved Amish farmland while learning the history of the railroad and countryside. We head for home with memories of our time in the Amish Country. DATE: Aug 3-5pmWhere: Meet at Senior Center, 12 Van Tassell Drive, Gales Ferry CT @8amCOST:  $585 per person double/triple bedrom          $715 per person single bedroom Deposit Check: $150 per person Due May 11th INCLUDES:Deluxe Motorcoach, 2 Nights Comfort Suites Amish Country, Reserved tickets at Sight & Sound for "David", Dinner in the home of an Amish Family, Amish Artisans Tour, Strasburg Railroad, Meals: 2 breakfasts, 2 dinners, Friendship Tours EscortQUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30 PITCHDAY:  Mondays TIME:  12:30 DOMINOSDAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  9:30  OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00 CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  10:00 - 11:00 THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00 PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    LPD Autism Presentation
 
Saturday June 11, 2022
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM    Children's Dance - Mini Leapers Ages 3-4 Session 2
MINI LEAPERSAges 4 - 5This 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.Ages 5 - 6Whether your child is a new dancer or a returning student, this class is for you, In this class, your little one will learn basic ballet steps, motor skills, and rhythms through 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.Please note that the start date for Session II has been changed to May 28.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!
 
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM    Children's Dance - Mini Leapers Ages 5-6 Session 2
MINI LEAPERSAges 4 - 5This 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.Ages 5 - 6Whether your child is a new dancer or a returning student, this class is for you, In this class, your little one will learn basic ballet steps, motor skills, and rhythms through 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.Please note that the start date for Session II has been changed to May 28.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!
 
Tuesday June 14, 2022
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Senior Center Programs - Latin Line Dancing - Tuesdays
Senior Center classes are $50 for a 10 week session, unless otherwise noted.  We do not take drop-ins.  You must register for the entire session.  All classes are now indoors.YOGA Mats, blocks and chairs (for props) are available or bring your own.  Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury and modifications are available for every pose.  We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses.  Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simply to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 - 10:00BEGINS:  April 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS: April 8FEE:  $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:  April 8FEE:  $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:  April 5FEE:  $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:  April 8FEE:  $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 LoyWATERCOLORA beginner to intermediate level class that covers everything you need to know to learn how to paint your own watercolors. Students will learn about their materials, how to plan out their painting, mix colors, blend and control washes and create textures.  During the last two weeks, students can finish paintings from their own reference photos. A fun and educational class!  Students must provide their own materials.  A supply list will be provided.  Note:  Individual instruction will be given to more advanced students.DAY:  Wednesdays, 6 weeks     TIME:  12:30 – 2:30                BEGINS:  April 20                            FEE:  $60 INSTRUCTOR:  Jeanette Green   FROM PHOTO TO 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 IDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  April 7 SESSION IIDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  May 12FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawPOP-UP BEGINNER LANDSCAPE ART CLASSHave you ever wanted to bring out your inner Monet but weren’t sure how to go about it?  Here’s your opportunity to be creative and take home your own landscape painting at the end of this one session class.  All supplies are included. DATE:  Tuesday, April 12TIME:   8:30 - 11:00 a.m.FEE:  $7INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawSWEENEY TODD, THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREETSweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street, is an eight time Tony Award winner, including Best Musical.  This dark tale, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, is set in Victorian era London and follows Sweeney Todd, a barber who returns home after fifteen years of exile to exact revenge on the corrupt judge who ruined his life.  Featuring some of the most chilling music ever written for the stage, this masterpiece is sure to thrill, intrigue, and delight audiences!DATE:  Saturday, June 18DEPARTURE TIME:  12:45 from the Ledyard Senior CenterSHOW TIME:  2:00 p.m. followed by dinner at your own cost FEE:  $55, for transportation and ticketSight & Sound Theatre Presents " David"Day 1We depart via deluxe motorcoach for our tour to Lancaster, PA - the heart of the Amish Country. 2 nights at the newly renovated COMFORT SUITES LANCASTER, featuring spacious guestrooms, indoor pool, fitness center. Enjoy a delicious AUTHENTIC AMISH MEAL IN AN ACTUAL AMISH HOME. Enjoy a Q&A with your Amish hosts learning about the culture straight from the source. Day 2This morning we’ll travel off the beaten track through spectacular farmlands on our AMISH ARTISANS shopping adventure. We begin our tour with a gift bag and a mini jar of jelly and we’ll add a gift at each of our 4 Amish stops. Travel down backroads you’ve never been on before. This afternoon we’ll take our reserved seats at SIGHT & SOUND THEATRE for their brand new show DAVID. Master Poet. Fearless Warrior. Anointed King. From still waters to shadowed valleys, David’s ascent to the throne is filled with towering giants, wild animals and Philistine soldiers. After unprecedented victories lead to devastating failures, this passionate warrior will face the biggest battle of all: the one within himself. Come alongside this young shepherd on his journey to become a man after God’s own heart. With original music inspired by the Psalms, David is a state-of-the-art theatrical experience for the whole family. Witness one of the most legendary Bible stories as it comes to life with spectacular special effects, massive sets and live animals in this brand-new stage production from Sight & Sound Theatre. Dinner tonight at MILLER’S SMORGASBORD. Day 3Today we’ll make a stop at the BIRD-IN-HAND FARMERS MARKET before it’s all aboard the STRASBURG RAILROAD, a historic and beautifully restored wooden coach pulled by a 100 year old steam engine. Sit back and relax as we travel through 2,500 acres of preserved Amish farmland while learning the history of the railroad and countryside. We head for home with memories of our time in the Amish Country. DATE: Aug 3-5pmWhere: Meet at Senior Center, 12 Van Tassell Drive, Gales Ferry CT @8amCOST:  $585 per person double/triple bedrom          $715 per person single bedroom Deposit Check: $150 per person Due May 11th INCLUDES:Deluxe Motorcoach, 2 Nights Comfort Suites Amish Country, Reserved tickets at Sight & Sound for "David", Dinner in the home of an Amish Family, Amish Artisans Tour, Strasburg Railroad, Meals: 2 breakfasts, 2 dinners, Friendship Tours EscortQUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30 PITCHDAY:  Mondays TIME:  12:30 DOMINOSDAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  9:30  OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00 CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  10:00 - 11:00 THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00 PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00
 
Wednesday June 15, 2022
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.YOGA Mats, blocks and chairs (for props) are available or bring your own.  Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury and modifications are available for every pose.  We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses.  Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simply to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 - 10:00BEGINS:  April 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS: April 8FEE:  $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:  April 8FEE:  $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:  April 5FEE:  $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:  April 8FEE:  $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 LoyWATERCOLORA beginner to intermediate level class that covers everything you need to know to learn how to paint your own watercolors. Students will learn about their materials, how to plan out their painting, mix colors, blend and control washes and create textures.  During the last two weeks, students can finish paintings from their own reference photos. A fun and educational class!  Students must provide their own materials.  A supply list will be provided.  Note:  Individual instruction will be given to more advanced students.DAY:  Wednesdays, 6 weeks     TIME:  12:30 – 2:30                BEGINS:  April 20                            FEE:  $60 INSTRUCTOR:  Jeanette Green   FROM PHOTO TO 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 IDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  April 7 SESSION IIDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  May 12FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawPOP-UP BEGINNER LANDSCAPE ART CLASSHave you ever wanted to bring out your inner Monet but weren’t sure how to go about it?  Here’s your opportunity to be creative and take home your own landscape painting at the end of this one session class.  All supplies are included. DATE:  Tuesday, April 12TIME:   8:30 - 11:00 a.m.FEE:  $7INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawSWEENEY TODD, THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREETSweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street, is an eight time Tony Award winner, including Best Musical.  This dark tale, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, is set in Victorian era London and follows Sweeney Todd, a barber who returns home after fifteen years of exile to exact revenge on the corrupt judge who ruined his life.  Featuring some of the most chilling music ever written for the stage, this masterpiece is sure to thrill, intrigue, and delight audiences!DATE:  Saturday, June 18DEPARTURE TIME:  12:45 from the Ledyard Senior CenterSHOW TIME:  2:00 p.m. followed by dinner at your own cost FEE:  $55, for transportation and ticketSight & Sound Theatre Presents " David"Day 1We depart via deluxe motorcoach for our tour to Lancaster, PA - the heart of the Amish Country. 2 nights at the newly renovated COMFORT SUITES LANCASTER, featuring spacious guestrooms, indoor pool, fitness center. Enjoy a delicious AUTHENTIC AMISH MEAL IN AN ACTUAL AMISH HOME. Enjoy a Q&A with your Amish hosts learning about the culture straight from the source. Day 2This morning we’ll travel off the beaten track through spectacular farmlands on our AMISH ARTISANS shopping adventure. We begin our tour with a gift bag and a mini jar of jelly and we’ll add a gift at each of our 4 Amish stops. Travel down backroads you’ve never been on before. This afternoon we’ll take our reserved seats at SIGHT & SOUND THEATRE for their brand new show DAVID. Master Poet. Fearless Warrior. Anointed King. From still waters to shadowed valleys, David’s ascent to the throne is filled with towering giants, wild animals and Philistine soldiers. After unprecedented victories lead to devastating failures, this passionate warrior will face the biggest battle of all: the one within himself. Come alongside this young shepherd on his journey to become a man after God’s own heart. With original music inspired by the Psalms, David is a state-of-the-art theatrical experience for the whole family. Witness one of the most legendary Bible stories as it comes to life with spectacular special effects, massive sets and live animals in this brand-new stage production from Sight & Sound Theatre. Dinner tonight at MILLER’S SMORGASBORD. Day 3Today we’ll make a stop at the BIRD-IN-HAND FARMERS MARKET before it’s all aboard the STRASBURG RAILROAD, a historic and beautifully restored wooden coach pulled by a 100 year old steam engine. Sit back and relax as we travel through 2,500 acres of preserved Amish farmland while learning the history of the railroad and countryside. We head for home with memories of our time in the Amish Country. DATE: Aug 3-5pmWhere: Meet at Senior Center, 12 Van Tassell Drive, Gales Ferry CT @8amCOST:  $585 per person double/triple bedrom          $715 per person single bedroom Deposit Check: $150 per person Due May 11th INCLUDES:Deluxe Motorcoach, 2 Nights Comfort Suites Amish Country, Reserved tickets at Sight & Sound for "David", Dinner in the home of an Amish Family, Amish Artisans Tour, Strasburg Railroad, Meals: 2 breakfasts, 2 dinners, Friendship Tours EscortQUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30 PITCHDAY:  Mondays TIME:  12:30 DOMINOSDAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  9:30  OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00 CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  10:00 - 11:00 THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00 PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00
 
Thursday June 16, 2022
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Arnis (Filipino Stick Martial Art) - Intro to Arnis
INTRO TO ARNIS- FILIPINO STICK MARTIAL ARTGet an introduction to Filipino stick art of Arnis (meaning "armor") and some basic Jeet Kune Do (Bruce Lee's art). This 8-week class will cover: boxing techniques, footwork drills, empty hand drills and Arnis stick drills. This class will be high energy and you do not have to have any prior martial arts training. The rattan stick is included in the registration fee, but students must bring their own boxing gloves. 
 
Friday June 17, 2022
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.YOGA Mats, blocks and chairs (for props) are available or bring your own.  Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury and modifications are available for every pose.  We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses.  Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simply to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 - 10:00BEGINS:  April 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS: April 8FEE:  $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:  April 8FEE:  $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:  April 5FEE:  $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:  April 8FEE:  $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 LoyWATERCOLORA beginner to intermediate level class that covers everything you need to know to learn how to paint your own watercolors. Students will learn about their materials, how to plan out their painting, mix colors, blend and control washes and create textures.  During the last two weeks, students can finish paintings from their own reference photos. A fun and educational class!  Students must provide their own materials.  A supply list will be provided.  Note:  Individual instruction will be given to more advanced students.DAY:  Wednesdays, 6 weeks     TIME:  12:30 – 2:30                BEGINS:  April 20                            FEE:  $60 INSTRUCTOR:  Jeanette Green   FROM PHOTO TO 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 IDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  April 7 SESSION IIDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  May 12FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawPOP-UP BEGINNER LANDSCAPE ART CLASSHave you ever wanted to bring out your inner Monet but weren’t sure how to go about it?  Here’s your opportunity to be creative and take home your own landscape painting at the end of this one session class.  All supplies are included. DATE:  Tuesday, April 12TIME:   8:30 - 11:00 a.m.FEE:  $7INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawSWEENEY TODD, THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREETSweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street, is an eight time Tony Award winner, including Best Musical.  This dark tale, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, is set in Victorian era London and follows Sweeney Todd, a barber who returns home after fifteen years of exile to exact revenge on the corrupt judge who ruined his life.  Featuring some of the most chilling music ever written for the stage, this masterpiece is sure to thrill, intrigue, and delight audiences!DATE:  Saturday, June 18DEPARTURE TIME:  12:45 from the Ledyard Senior CenterSHOW TIME:  2:00 p.m. followed by dinner at your own cost FEE:  $55, for transportation and ticketSight & Sound Theatre Presents " David"Day 1We depart via deluxe motorcoach for our tour to Lancaster, PA - the heart of the Amish Country. 2 nights at the newly renovated COMFORT SUITES LANCASTER, featuring spacious guestrooms, indoor pool, fitness center. Enjoy a delicious AUTHENTIC AMISH MEAL IN AN ACTUAL AMISH HOME. Enjoy a Q&A with your Amish hosts learning about the culture straight from the source. Day 2This morning we’ll travel off the beaten track through spectacular farmlands on our AMISH ARTISANS shopping adventure. We begin our tour with a gift bag and a mini jar of jelly and we’ll add a gift at each of our 4 Amish stops. Travel down backroads you’ve never been on before. This afternoon we’ll take our reserved seats at SIGHT & SOUND THEATRE for their brand new show DAVID. Master Poet. Fearless Warrior. Anointed King. From still waters to shadowed valleys, David’s ascent to the throne is filled with towering giants, wild animals and Philistine soldiers. After unprecedented victories lead to devastating failures, this passionate warrior will face the biggest battle of all: the one within himself. Come alongside this young shepherd on his journey to become a man after God’s own heart. With original music inspired by the Psalms, David is a state-of-the-art theatrical experience for the whole family. Witness one of the most legendary Bible stories as it comes to life with spectacular special effects, massive sets and live animals in this brand-new stage production from Sight & Sound Theatre. Dinner tonight at MILLER’S SMORGASBORD. Day 3Today we’ll make a stop at the BIRD-IN-HAND FARMERS MARKET before it’s all aboard the STRASBURG RAILROAD, a historic and beautifully restored wooden coach pulled by a 100 year old steam engine. Sit back and relax as we travel through 2,500 acres of preserved Amish farmland while learning the history of the railroad and countryside. We head for home with memories of our time in the Amish Country. DATE: Aug 3-5pmWhere: Meet at Senior Center, 12 Van Tassell Drive, Gales Ferry CT @8amCOST:  $585 per person double/triple bedrom          $715 per person single bedroom Deposit Check: $150 per person Due May 11th INCLUDES:Deluxe Motorcoach, 2 Nights Comfort Suites Amish Country, Reserved tickets at Sight & Sound for "David", Dinner in the home of an Amish Family, Amish Artisans Tour, Strasburg Railroad, Meals: 2 breakfasts, 2 dinners, Friendship Tours EscortQUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30 PITCHDAY:  Mondays TIME:  12:30 DOMINOSDAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  9:30  OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00 CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  10:00 - 11:00 THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00 PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00
 
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.YOGA Mats, blocks and chairs (for props) are available or bring your own.  Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury and modifications are available for every pose.  We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses.  Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simply to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 - 10:00BEGINS:  April 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS: April 8FEE:  $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:  April 8FEE:  $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:  April 5FEE:  $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:  April 8FEE:  $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 LoyWATERCOLORA beginner to intermediate level class that covers everything you need to know to learn how to paint your own watercolors. Students will learn about their materials, how to plan out their painting, mix colors, blend and control washes and create textures.  During the last two weeks, students can finish paintings from their own reference photos. A fun and educational class!  Students must provide their own materials.  A supply list will be provided.  Note:  Individual instruction will be given to more advanced students.DAY:  Wednesdays, 6 weeks     TIME:  12:30 – 2:30                BEGINS:  April 20                            FEE:  $60 INSTRUCTOR:  Jeanette Green   FROM PHOTO TO 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 IDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  April 7 SESSION IIDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  May 12FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawPOP-UP BEGINNER LANDSCAPE ART CLASSHave you ever wanted to bring out your inner Monet but weren’t sure how to go about it?  Here’s your opportunity to be creative and take home your own landscape painting at the end of this one session class.  All supplies are included. DATE:  Tuesday, April 12TIME:   8:30 - 11:00 a.m.FEE:  $7INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawSWEENEY TODD, THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREETSweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street, is an eight time Tony Award winner, including Best Musical.  This dark tale, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, is set in Victorian era London and follows Sweeney Todd, a barber who returns home after fifteen years of exile to exact revenge on the corrupt judge who ruined his life.  Featuring some of the most chilling music ever written for the stage, this masterpiece is sure to thrill, intrigue, and delight audiences!DATE:  Saturday, June 18DEPARTURE TIME:  12:45 from the Ledyard Senior CenterSHOW TIME:  2:00 p.m. followed by dinner at your own cost FEE:  $55, for transportation and ticketSight & Sound Theatre Presents " David"Day 1We depart via deluxe motorcoach for our tour to Lancaster, PA - the heart of the Amish Country. 2 nights at the newly renovated COMFORT SUITES LANCASTER, featuring spacious guestrooms, indoor pool, fitness center. Enjoy a delicious AUTHENTIC AMISH MEAL IN AN ACTUAL AMISH HOME. Enjoy a Q&A with your Amish hosts learning about the culture straight from the source. Day 2This morning we’ll travel off the beaten track through spectacular farmlands on our AMISH ARTISANS shopping adventure. We begin our tour with a gift bag and a mini jar of jelly and we’ll add a gift at each of our 4 Amish stops. Travel down backroads you’ve never been on before. This afternoon we’ll take our reserved seats at SIGHT & SOUND THEATRE for their brand new show DAVID. Master Poet. Fearless Warrior. Anointed King. From still waters to shadowed valleys, David’s ascent to the throne is filled with towering giants, wild animals and Philistine soldiers. After unprecedented victories lead to devastating failures, this passionate warrior will face the biggest battle of all: the one within himself. Come alongside this young shepherd on his journey to become a man after God’s own heart. With original music inspired by the Psalms, David is a state-of-the-art theatrical experience for the whole family. Witness one of the most legendary Bible stories as it comes to life with spectacular special effects, massive sets and live animals in this brand-new stage production from Sight & Sound Theatre. Dinner tonight at MILLER’S SMORGASBORD. Day 3Today we’ll make a stop at the BIRD-IN-HAND FARMERS MARKET before it’s all aboard the STRASBURG RAILROAD, a historic and beautifully restored wooden coach pulled by a 100 year old steam engine. Sit back and relax as we travel through 2,500 acres of preserved Amish farmland while learning the history of the railroad and countryside. We head for home with memories of our time in the Amish Country. DATE: Aug 3-5pmWhere: Meet at Senior Center, 12 Van Tassell Drive, Gales Ferry CT @8amCOST:  $585 per person double/triple bedrom          $715 per person single bedroom Deposit Check: $150 per person Due May 11th INCLUDES:Deluxe Motorcoach, 2 Nights Comfort Suites Amish Country, Reserved tickets at Sight & Sound for "David", Dinner in the home of an Amish Family, Amish Artisans Tour, Strasburg Railroad, Meals: 2 breakfasts, 2 dinners, Friendship Tours EscortQUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30 PITCHDAY:  Mondays TIME:  12:30 DOMINOSDAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  9:30  OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00 CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  10:00 - 11:00 THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00 PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00
 
Saturday June 18, 2022
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM    Children's Dance - Mini Leapers Ages 3-4 Session 2
MINI LEAPERSAges 4 - 5This 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.Ages 5 - 6Whether your child is a new dancer or a returning student, this class is for you, In this class, your little one will learn basic ballet steps, motor skills, and rhythms through 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.Please note that the start date for Session II has been changed to May 28.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!
 
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM    Children's Dance - Mini Leapers Ages 5-6 Session 2
MINI LEAPERSAges 4 - 5This 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.Ages 5 - 6Whether your child is a new dancer or a returning student, this class is for you, In this class, your little one will learn basic ballet steps, motor skills, and rhythms through 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.Please note that the start date for Session II has been changed to May 28.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 June 19, 2022
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Little league meeting
 
Monday June 20, 2022
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM    Thames River Quilting
 
Tuesday June 21, 2022
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Senior Center Programs - Latin Line Dancing - Tuesdays
Senior Center classes are $50 for a 10 week session, unless otherwise noted.  We do not take drop-ins.  You must register for the entire session.  All classes are now indoors.YOGA Mats, blocks and chairs (for props) are available or bring your own.  Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury and modifications are available for every pose.  We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses.  Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simply to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 - 10:00BEGINS:  April 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS: April 8FEE:  $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:  April 8FEE:  $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:  April 5FEE:  $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:  April 8FEE:  $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 LoyWATERCOLORA beginner to intermediate level class that covers everything you need to know to learn how to paint your own watercolors. Students will learn about their materials, how to plan out their painting, mix colors, blend and control washes and create textures.  During the last two weeks, students can finish paintings from their own reference photos. A fun and educational class!  Students must provide their own materials.  A supply list will be provided.  Note:  Individual instruction will be given to more advanced students.DAY:  Wednesdays, 6 weeks     TIME:  12:30 – 2:30                BEGINS:  April 20                            FEE:  $60 INSTRUCTOR:  Jeanette Green   FROM PHOTO TO 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 IDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  April 7 SESSION IIDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  May 12FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawPOP-UP BEGINNER LANDSCAPE ART CLASSHave you ever wanted to bring out your inner Monet but weren’t sure how to go about it?  Here’s your opportunity to be creative and take home your own landscape painting at the end of this one session class.  All supplies are included. DATE:  Tuesday, April 12TIME:   8:30 - 11:00 a.m.FEE:  $7INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawSWEENEY TODD, THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREETSweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street, is an eight time Tony Award winner, including Best Musical.  This dark tale, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, is set in Victorian era London and follows Sweeney Todd, a barber who returns home after fifteen years of exile to exact revenge on the corrupt judge who ruined his life.  Featuring some of the most chilling music ever written for the stage, this masterpiece is sure to thrill, intrigue, and delight audiences!DATE:  Saturday, June 18DEPARTURE TIME:  12:45 from the Ledyard Senior CenterSHOW TIME:  2:00 p.m. followed by dinner at your own cost FEE:  $55, for transportation and ticketSight & Sound Theatre Presents " David"Day 1We depart via deluxe motorcoach for our tour to Lancaster, PA - the heart of the Amish Country. 2 nights at the newly renovated COMFORT SUITES LANCASTER, featuring spacious guestrooms, indoor pool, fitness center. Enjoy a delicious AUTHENTIC AMISH MEAL IN AN ACTUAL AMISH HOME. Enjoy a Q&A with your Amish hosts learning about the culture straight from the source. Day 2This morning we’ll travel off the beaten track through spectacular farmlands on our AMISH ARTISANS shopping adventure. We begin our tour with a gift bag and a mini jar of jelly and we’ll add a gift at each of our 4 Amish stops. Travel down backroads you’ve never been on before. This afternoon we’ll take our reserved seats at SIGHT & SOUND THEATRE for their brand new show DAVID. Master Poet. Fearless Warrior. Anointed King. From still waters to shadowed valleys, David’s ascent to the throne is filled with towering giants, wild animals and Philistine soldiers. After unprecedented victories lead to devastating failures, this passionate warrior will face the biggest battle of all: the one within himself. Come alongside this young shepherd on his journey to become a man after God’s own heart. With original music inspired by the Psalms, David is a state-of-the-art theatrical experience for the whole family. Witness one of the most legendary Bible stories as it comes to life with spectacular special effects, massive sets and live animals in this brand-new stage production from Sight & Sound Theatre. Dinner tonight at MILLER’S SMORGASBORD. Day 3Today we’ll make a stop at the BIRD-IN-HAND FARMERS MARKET before it’s all aboard the STRASBURG RAILROAD, a historic and beautifully restored wooden coach pulled by a 100 year old steam engine. Sit back and relax as we travel through 2,500 acres of preserved Amish farmland while learning the history of the railroad and countryside. We head for home with memories of our time in the Amish Country. DATE: Aug 3-5pmWhere: Meet at Senior Center, 12 Van Tassell Drive, Gales Ferry CT @8amCOST:  $585 per person double/triple bedrom          $715 per person single bedroom Deposit Check: $150 per person Due May 11th INCLUDES:Deluxe Motorcoach, 2 Nights Comfort Suites Amish Country, Reserved tickets at Sight & Sound for "David", Dinner in the home of an Amish Family, Amish Artisans Tour, Strasburg Railroad, Meals: 2 breakfasts, 2 dinners, Friendship Tours EscortQUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30 PITCHDAY:  Mondays TIME:  12:30 DOMINOSDAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  9:30  OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00 CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  10:00 - 11:00 THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00 PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Senior Center Programs - Latin Line Dancing - Tuesdays
Senior Center classes are $50 for a 10 week session, unless otherwise noted.  We do not take drop-ins.  You must register for the entire session.  All classes are now indoors.YOGA Mats, blocks and chairs (for props) are available or bring your own.  Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury and modifications are available for every pose.  We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses.  Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simply to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 - 10:00BEGINS:  April 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS: April 8FEE:  $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:  April 8FEE:  $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:  April 5FEE:  $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:  April 8FEE:  $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 LoyWATERCOLORA beginner to intermediate level class that covers everything you need to know to learn how to paint your own watercolors. Students will learn about their materials, how to plan out their painting, mix colors, blend and control washes and create textures.  During the last two weeks, students can finish paintings from their own reference photos. A fun and educational class!  Students must provide their own materials.  A supply list will be provided.  Note:  Individual instruction will be given to more advanced students.DAY:  Wednesdays, 6 weeks     TIME:  12:30 – 2:30                BEGINS:  April 20                            FEE:  $60 INSTRUCTOR:  Jeanette Green   FROM PHOTO TO 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 IDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  April 7 SESSION IIDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  May 12FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawPOP-UP BEGINNER LANDSCAPE ART CLASSHave you ever wanted to bring out your inner Monet but weren’t sure how to go about it?  Here’s your opportunity to be creative and take home your own landscape painting at the end of this one session class.  All supplies are included. DATE:  Tuesday, April 12TIME:   8:30 - 11:00 a.m.FEE:  $7INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawSWEENEY TODD, THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREETSweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street, is an eight time Tony Award winner, including Best Musical.  This dark tale, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, is set in Victorian era London and follows Sweeney Todd, a barber who returns home after fifteen years of exile to exact revenge on the corrupt judge who ruined his life.  Featuring some of the most chilling music ever written for the stage, this masterpiece is sure to thrill, intrigue, and delight audiences!DATE:  Saturday, June 18DEPARTURE TIME:  12:45 from the Ledyard Senior CenterSHOW TIME:  2:00 p.m. followed by dinner at your own cost FEE:  $55, for transportation and ticketSight & Sound Theatre Presents " David"Day 1We depart via deluxe motorcoach for our tour to Lancaster, PA - the heart of the Amish Country. 2 nights at the newly renovated COMFORT SUITES LANCASTER, featuring spacious guestrooms, indoor pool, fitness center. Enjoy a delicious AUTHENTIC AMISH MEAL IN AN ACTUAL AMISH HOME. Enjoy a Q&A with your Amish hosts learning about the culture straight from the source. Day 2This morning we’ll travel off the beaten track through spectacular farmlands on our AMISH ARTISANS shopping adventure. We begin our tour with a gift bag and a mini jar of jelly and we’ll add a gift at each of our 4 Amish stops. Travel down backroads you’ve never been on before. This afternoon we’ll take our reserved seats at SIGHT & SOUND THEATRE for their brand new show DAVID. Master Poet. Fearless Warrior. Anointed King. From still waters to shadowed valleys, David’s ascent to the throne is filled with towering giants, wild animals and Philistine soldiers. After unprecedented victories lead to devastating failures, this passionate warrior will face the biggest battle of all: the one within himself. Come alongside this young shepherd on his journey to become a man after God’s own heart. With original music inspired by the Psalms, David is a state-of-the-art theatrical experience for the whole family. Witness one of the most legendary Bible stories as it comes to life with spectacular special effects, massive sets and live animals in this brand-new stage production from Sight & Sound Theatre. Dinner tonight at MILLER’S SMORGASBORD. Day 3Today we’ll make a stop at the BIRD-IN-HAND FARMERS MARKET before it’s all aboard the STRASBURG RAILROAD, a historic and beautifully restored wooden coach pulled by a 100 year old steam engine. Sit back and relax as we travel through 2,500 acres of preserved Amish farmland while learning the history of the railroad and countryside. We head for home with memories of our time in the Amish Country. DATE: Aug 3-5pmWhere: Meet at Senior Center, 12 Van Tassell Drive, Gales Ferry CT @8amCOST:  $585 per person double/triple bedrom          $715 per person single bedroom Deposit Check: $150 per person Due May 11th INCLUDES:Deluxe Motorcoach, 2 Nights Comfort Suites Amish Country, Reserved tickets at Sight & Sound for "David", Dinner in the home of an Amish Family, Amish Artisans Tour, Strasburg Railroad, Meals: 2 breakfasts, 2 dinners, Friendship Tours EscortQUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30 PITCHDAY:  Mondays TIME:  12:30 DOMINOSDAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  9:30  OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00 CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  10:00 - 11:00 THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00 PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00
 
Wednesday June 22, 2022
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.YOGA Mats, blocks and chairs (for props) are available or bring your own.  Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury and modifications are available for every pose.  We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses.  Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simply to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 - 10:00BEGINS:  April 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS: April 8FEE:  $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:  April 8FEE:  $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:  April 5FEE:  $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:  April 8FEE:  $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 LoyWATERCOLORA beginner to intermediate level class that covers everything you need to know to learn how to paint your own watercolors. Students will learn about their materials, how to plan out their painting, mix colors, blend and control washes and create textures.  During the last two weeks, students can finish paintings from their own reference photos. A fun and educational class!  Students must provide their own materials.  A supply list will be provided.  Note:  Individual instruction will be given to more advanced students.DAY:  Wednesdays, 6 weeks     TIME:  12:30 – 2:30                BEGINS:  April 20                            FEE:  $60 INSTRUCTOR:  Jeanette Green   FROM PHOTO TO 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 IDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  April 7 SESSION IIDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  May 12FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawPOP-UP BEGINNER LANDSCAPE ART CLASSHave you ever wanted to bring out your inner Monet but weren’t sure how to go about it?  Here’s your opportunity to be creative and take home your own landscape painting at the end of this one session class.  All supplies are included. DATE:  Tuesday, April 12TIME:   8:30 - 11:00 a.m.FEE:  $7INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawSWEENEY TODD, THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREETSweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street, is an eight time Tony Award winner, including Best Musical.  This dark tale, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, is set in Victorian era London and follows Sweeney Todd, a barber who returns home after fifteen years of exile to exact revenge on the corrupt judge who ruined his life.  Featuring some of the most chilling music ever written for the stage, this masterpiece is sure to thrill, intrigue, and delight audiences!DATE:  Saturday, June 18DEPARTURE TIME:  12:45 from the Ledyard Senior CenterSHOW TIME:  2:00 p.m. followed by dinner at your own cost FEE:  $55, for transportation and ticketSight & Sound Theatre Presents " David"Day 1We depart via deluxe motorcoach for our tour to Lancaster, PA - the heart of the Amish Country. 2 nights at the newly renovated COMFORT SUITES LANCASTER, featuring spacious guestrooms, indoor pool, fitness center. Enjoy a delicious AUTHENTIC AMISH MEAL IN AN ACTUAL AMISH HOME. Enjoy a Q&A with your Amish hosts learning about the culture straight from the source. Day 2This morning we’ll travel off the beaten track through spectacular farmlands on our AMISH ARTISANS shopping adventure. We begin our tour with a gift bag and a mini jar of jelly and we’ll add a gift at each of our 4 Amish stops. Travel down backroads you’ve never been on before. This afternoon we’ll take our reserved seats at SIGHT & SOUND THEATRE for their brand new show DAVID. Master Poet. Fearless Warrior. Anointed King. From still waters to shadowed valleys, David’s ascent to the throne is filled with towering giants, wild animals and Philistine soldiers. After unprecedented victories lead to devastating failures, this passionate warrior will face the biggest battle of all: the one within himself. Come alongside this young shepherd on his journey to become a man after God’s own heart. With original music inspired by the Psalms, David is a state-of-the-art theatrical experience for the whole family. Witness one of the most legendary Bible stories as it comes to life with spectacular special effects, massive sets and live animals in this brand-new stage production from Sight & Sound Theatre. Dinner tonight at MILLER’S SMORGASBORD. Day 3Today we’ll make a stop at the BIRD-IN-HAND FARMERS MARKET before it’s all aboard the STRASBURG RAILROAD, a historic and beautifully restored wooden coach pulled by a 100 year old steam engine. Sit back and relax as we travel through 2,500 acres of preserved Amish farmland while learning the history of the railroad and countryside. We head for home with memories of our time in the Amish Country. DATE: Aug 3-5pmWhere: Meet at Senior Center, 12 Van Tassell Drive, Gales Ferry CT @8amCOST:  $585 per person double/triple bedrom          $715 per person single bedroom Deposit Check: $150 per person Due May 11th INCLUDES:Deluxe Motorcoach, 2 Nights Comfort Suites Amish Country, Reserved tickets at Sight & Sound for "David", Dinner in the home of an Amish Family, Amish Artisans Tour, Strasburg Railroad, Meals: 2 breakfasts, 2 dinners, Friendship Tours EscortQUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30 PITCHDAY:  Mondays TIME:  12:30 DOMINOSDAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  9:30  OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00 CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  10:00 - 11:00 THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00 PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00
 
Thursday June 23, 2022
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Arnis (Filipino Stick Martial Art) - Intro to Arnis
INTRO TO ARNIS- FILIPINO STICK MARTIAL ARTGet an introduction to Filipino stick art of Arnis (meaning "armor") and some basic Jeet Kune Do (Bruce Lee's art). This 8-week class will cover: boxing techniques, footwork drills, empty hand drills and Arnis stick drills. This class will be high energy and you do not have to have any prior martial arts training. The rattan stick is included in the registration fee, but students must bring their own boxing gloves. 
 
Friday June 24, 2022
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.YOGA Mats, blocks and chairs (for props) are available or bring your own.  Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury and modifications are available for every pose.  We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses.  Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simply to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 - 10:00BEGINS:  April 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS: April 8FEE:  $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:  April 8FEE:  $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:  April 5FEE:  $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:  April 8FEE:  $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 LoyWATERCOLORA beginner to intermediate level class that covers everything you need to know to learn how to paint your own watercolors. Students will learn about their materials, how to plan out their painting, mix colors, blend and control washes and create textures.  During the last two weeks, students can finish paintings from their own reference photos. A fun and educational class!  Students must provide their own materials.  A supply list will be provided.  Note:  Individual instruction will be given to more advanced students.DAY:  Wednesdays, 6 weeks     TIME:  12:30 – 2:30                BEGINS:  April 20                            FEE:  $60 INSTRUCTOR:  Jeanette Green   FROM PHOTO TO 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 IDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  April 7 SESSION IIDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  May 12FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawPOP-UP BEGINNER LANDSCAPE ART CLASSHave you ever wanted to bring out your inner Monet but weren’t sure how to go about it?  Here’s your opportunity to be creative and take home your own landscape painting at the end of this one session class.  All supplies are included. DATE:  Tuesday, April 12TIME:   8:30 - 11:00 a.m.FEE:  $7INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawSWEENEY TODD, THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREETSweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street, is an eight time Tony Award winner, including Best Musical.  This dark tale, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, is set in Victorian era London and follows Sweeney Todd, a barber who returns home after fifteen years of exile to exact revenge on the corrupt judge who ruined his life.  Featuring some of the most chilling music ever written for the stage, this masterpiece is sure to thrill, intrigue, and delight audiences!DATE:  Saturday, June 18DEPARTURE TIME:  12:45 from the Ledyard Senior CenterSHOW TIME:  2:00 p.m. followed by dinner at your own cost FEE:  $55, for transportation and ticketSight & Sound Theatre Presents " David"Day 1We depart via deluxe motorcoach for our tour to Lancaster, PA - the heart of the Amish Country. 2 nights at the newly renovated COMFORT SUITES LANCASTER, featuring spacious guestrooms, indoor pool, fitness center. Enjoy a delicious AUTHENTIC AMISH MEAL IN AN ACTUAL AMISH HOME. Enjoy a Q&A with your Amish hosts learning about the culture straight from the source. Day 2This morning we’ll travel off the beaten track through spectacular farmlands on our AMISH ARTISANS shopping adventure. We begin our tour with a gift bag and a mini jar of jelly and we’ll add a gift at each of our 4 Amish stops. Travel down backroads you’ve never been on before. This afternoon we’ll take our reserved seats at SIGHT & SOUND THEATRE for their brand new show DAVID. Master Poet. Fearless Warrior. Anointed King. From still waters to shadowed valleys, David’s ascent to the throne is filled with towering giants, wild animals and Philistine soldiers. After unprecedented victories lead to devastating failures, this passionate warrior will face the biggest battle of all: the one within himself. Come alongside this young shepherd on his journey to become a man after God’s own heart. With original music inspired by the Psalms, David is a state-of-the-art theatrical experience for the whole family. Witness one of the most legendary Bible stories as it comes to life with spectacular special effects, massive sets and live animals in this brand-new stage production from Sight & Sound Theatre. Dinner tonight at MILLER’S SMORGASBORD. Day 3Today we’ll make a stop at the BIRD-IN-HAND FARMERS MARKET before it’s all aboard the STRASBURG RAILROAD, a historic and beautifully restored wooden coach pulled by a 100 year old steam engine. Sit back and relax as we travel through 2,500 acres of preserved Amish farmland while learning the history of the railroad and countryside. We head for home with memories of our time in the Amish Country. DATE: Aug 3-5pmWhere: Meet at Senior Center, 12 Van Tassell Drive, Gales Ferry CT @8amCOST:  $585 per person double/triple bedrom          $715 per person single bedroom Deposit Check: $150 per person Due May 11th INCLUDES:Deluxe Motorcoach, 2 Nights Comfort Suites Amish Country, Reserved tickets at Sight & Sound for "David", Dinner in the home of an Amish Family, Amish Artisans Tour, Strasburg Railroad, Meals: 2 breakfasts, 2 dinners, Friendship Tours EscortQUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30 PITCHDAY:  Mondays TIME:  12:30 DOMINOSDAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  9:30  OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00 CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  10:00 - 11:00 THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00 PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00
 
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.YOGA Mats, blocks and chairs (for props) are available or bring your own.  Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury and modifications are available for every pose.  We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses.  Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simply to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 - 10:00BEGINS:  April 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS: April 8FEE:  $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:  April 8FEE:  $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:  April 5FEE:  $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:  April 8FEE:  $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 LoyWATERCOLORA beginner to intermediate level class that covers everything you need to know to learn how to paint your own watercolors. Students will learn about their materials, how to plan out their painting, mix colors, blend and control washes and create textures.  During the last two weeks, students can finish paintings from their own reference photos. A fun and educational class!  Students must provide their own materials.  A supply list will be provided.  Note:  Individual instruction will be given to more advanced students.DAY:  Wednesdays, 6 weeks     TIME:  12:30 – 2:30                BEGINS:  April 20                            FEE:  $60 INSTRUCTOR:  Jeanette Green   FROM PHOTO TO 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 IDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  April 7 SESSION IIDAY:  Thursdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00BEGINS:  May 12FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawPOP-UP BEGINNER LANDSCAPE ART CLASSHave you ever wanted to bring out your inner Monet but weren’t sure how to go about it?  Here’s your opportunity to be creative and take home your own landscape painting at the end of this one session class.  All supplies are included. DATE:  Tuesday, April 12TIME:   8:30 - 11:00 a.m.FEE:  $7INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawSWEENEY TODD, THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREETSweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street, is an eight time Tony Award winner, including Best Musical.  This dark tale, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, is set in Victorian era London and follows Sweeney Todd, a barber who returns home after fifteen years of exile to exact revenge on the corrupt judge who ruined his life.  Featuring some of the most chilling music ever written for the stage, this masterpiece is sure to thrill, intrigue, and delight audiences!DATE:  Saturday, June 18DEPARTURE TIME:  12:45 from the Ledyard Senior CenterSHOW TIME:  2:00 p.m. followed by dinner at your own cost FEE:  $55, for transportation and ticketSight & Sound Theatre Presents " David"Day 1We depart via deluxe motorcoach for our tour to Lancaster, PA - the heart of the Amish Country. 2 nights at the newly renovated COMFORT SUITES LANCASTER, featuring spacious guestrooms, indoor pool, fitness center. Enjoy a delicious AUTHENTIC AMISH MEAL IN AN ACTUAL AMISH HOME. Enjoy a Q&A with your Amish hosts learning about the culture straight from the source. Day 2This morning we’ll travel off the beaten track through spectacular farmlands on our AMISH ARTISANS shopping adventure. We begin our tour with a gift bag and a mini jar of jelly and we’ll add a gift at each of our 4 Amish stops. Travel down backroads you’ve never been on before. This afternoon we’ll take our reserved seats at SIGHT & SOUND THEATRE for their brand new show DAVID. Master Poet. Fearless Warrior. Anointed King. From still waters to shadowed valleys, David’s ascent to the throne is filled with towering giants, wild animals and Philistine soldiers. After unprecedented victories lead to devastating failures, this passionate warrior will face the biggest battle of all: the one within himself. Come alongside this young shepherd on his journey to become a man after God’s own heart. With original music inspired by the Psalms, David is a state-of-the-art theatrical experience for the whole family. Witness one of the most legendary Bible stories as it comes to life with spectacular special effects, massive sets and live animals in this brand-new stage production from Sight & Sound Theatre. Dinner tonight at MILLER’S SMORGASBORD. Day 3Today we’ll make a stop at the BIRD-IN-HAND FARMERS MARKET before it’s all aboard the STRASBURG RAILROAD, a historic and beautifully restored wooden coach pulled by a 100 year old steam engine. Sit back and relax as we travel through 2,500 acres of preserved Amish farmland while learning the history of the railroad and countryside. We head for home with memories of our time in the Amish Country. DATE: Aug 3-5pmWhere: Meet at Senior Center, 12 Van Tassell Drive, Gales Ferry CT @8amCOST:  $585 per person double/triple bedrom          $715 per person single bedroom Deposit Check: $150 per person Due May 11th INCLUDES:Deluxe Motorcoach, 2 Nights Comfort Suites Amish Country, Reserved tickets at Sight & Sound for "David", Dinner in the home of an Amish Family, Amish Artisans Tour, Strasburg Railroad, Meals: 2 breakfasts, 2 dinners, Friendship Tours EscortQUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30 PITCHDAY:  Mondays TIME:  12:30 DOMINOSDAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  9:30  OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00 CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  10:00 - 11:00 THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00 PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00
 
Saturday June 25, 2022
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM    Children's Dance - Mini Leapers Ages 3-4 Session 2
MINI LEAPERSAges 4 - 5This 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.Ages 5 - 6Whether your child is a new dancer or a returning student, this class is for you, In this class, your little one will learn basic ballet steps, motor skills, and rhythms through 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.Please note that the start date for Session II has been changed to May 28.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!
 
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM    Children's Dance - Mini Leapers Ages 5-6 Session 2
MINI LEAPERSAges 4 - 5This 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.Ages 5 - 6Whether your child is a new dancer or a returning student, this class is for you, In this class, your little one will learn basic ballet steps, motor skills, and rhythms through 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.Please note that the start date for Session II has been changed to May 28.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!