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Senior Statesmen of Virginia

2nd Wednesday of the month at 1:30pm-3:30pm

Next Meeting: Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 1:30pm

Details:

SSV

SENIOR STATESMEN OF VIRGINIA
Wednesday, November 12, 1:30 – 3:00 P

Our speaker for November is Allen Lynch, who is a professor at the UVa Woodrow Wilson Department of Politics, and a specialist on Putin and Russian politics.  He will be speaking on the Ukrainian Situation.  Free and open to the public


SSV is a Virginia non-profit, non-partisan, educational organization dedicated to a better informed and involved citizenry. Programs include candidate forums, expert speakers, a wide range of views, real questions, and real answers.

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

Contact: http://www.seniorstatesmen.org

Fee: free


Try It Out Tuesday

1st Tuesday of the month (all day)

Next Meeting: Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Details:

TIOT_logoThe first Tuesday of each month is our Open House. Join us on the first Tuesday of each month for free blood pressure screening, free diabetes testing, an orientation presentation at noon, AND all of our regularly scheduled programs and events. Orientation is open to new members, guests, and volunteers. Come learn about our programs and services, have fun, meet new people, enjoy refreshments from Whole Foods, and win prizes. Join us for Try It Out Tuesday!

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

Fee: free


Chasing Life

1st Tuesday of the month at 10:00am-11:30am

Next Meeting: Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 10:00am

Details:

Chasing Life, our newest health series is generously sponsored by UVa Health System.

CHASING LIFE                                          
Tuesday, November 4, 10:00-11:30am                                                                      
Better Eating for Active, Healthy Longevity

Cynthia Moore, MS, RD, CDE, Clinical Dietician with the UVA Health Systems, will discuss the top 10 strategies for enjoying food, beverages, and savoring a long life.  She will explore some of the research and strategies that help people succeed in feeling vibrant, coping with osteoarthritis, enjoying clear vision, and keeping a health brain and body.  We all hope to “live long and die short,” and this presentation will help you do just that.  Free and open to all.

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

Fee: free


Senior Council

th Monday of the month at 1:00pm-2:00pm

Next Meeting: Monday, December 1, 2014 at 1:00pm

Details:

Location: Senior Center

Fee: free


Tuesday Social Bridge

Every Tuesday at 1:00pm-4:00pm

Next Meeting: Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 1:00pm

Details:

Bridge players at all skill levels are welcome to join the easy-going atmosphere. No partner needed. To reserve a seat, contact Social Bridge chairperson .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Members only.

Location: Senior Center

Contact: Carolyn Nolen 434-202-1438, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or Edith Kelly, 434-964-1218 .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Fee: free


Windows 8.1 Workshop

3rd Wednesday of the month at 1:30pm-3:00pm

Next Meeting: Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 1:30pm

Details:

WINDOWS 8.1 WORKSHOP
Wednesday, November 19, 2014,  1:30–3:00 PM

We will start with a Q&A session on anything relating to Windows 8.1.  Then, there will be some computer setup activity for the new folks attending.  Bring your laptop and try some things at the workshop. Please register at the front desk or by email to: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Free and open to all.

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

Fee: free


Subaru "Share the Love" Event

November 20, 2014 - January 2, 2015

Details:

Brown Subaru “Shares the Love” with the Senior Center

The Senior Center is excited to be the designated 2014 Hometown Charity for the Browns Subaru “Share the Love” event this year!  For this event, Subaru will donate $250 for every new Subaru vehicle purchased or leased from November 20, 2014, through January 2, 2015 to participating charities (both National Charities and retailer-selected Hometown Charities like the Senior Center) designated by the purchaser or lessee. 

So if you know someone who plans to buy a Subaru this holiday season, remind them that they can give back to our community by designating their Hometown Charity, the Senior Center, for Subaru’s donation! 

National Charities for 2014 are ASPCA®, Make-A-Wish®, Meals On Wheels®, and National Park Foundation.

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

Fee: free


Holiday Yard Sale

Friday, December 5, 2014 at 5:00pm

Details:

Nutcrackers, Christmas house collectibles, silver pieces, and decorations galore.
Shop Friday’s early-bird sale from 5–7 pm ($5 admission) or come Saturday from 8 am–1 pm.

Proceeds support the Senior Center!

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

Fee: free


Holiday Band Concert

Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 3:00pm

Details:

The Second-Wind Band Holiday Concert

The group will be joined by The Flashbacks—the Senior Center’s touring swing band—and the First-Wind Band, a band for beginning musicians. A total of 66 players will perform under the direction of Greg Vaughn. In celebration of this 20th anniversary, several guest conductors are taking the baton. 

Roy Ernst started the very first New Horizons Band; Stephen Millard was Second-Wind Band and Flashbacks director from 2002 until his retirement in 2011; Paul T. Richards is arranger and director of player personnel for the P. G. Lowery Star of the West Brass Band; and James Simmons directed the Charlottesville Municipal Band from 1980 to 2007. 

The band was started in the fall of 1994 by Fred Streckfuss, with the assistance of James Simmons. The Second- Wind Band held its first concert in December 1995 with 39 members.
This year’s program begins with It’s a Holiday Season and ends with a Cowboy Christmas; in between are lots of favorites! Please join us for this free concert and celebrate the Second-Wind Band’s 20 years of music-making.

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

Fee: free


December Luncheon

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 11:30am

Details:

Come join in the fun and share a holiday meal with your Center family. Bob Bressan and his CATEC Culinary students will cater this event. The menu is sliced pork loin in apricot gravy; cheese tortellini with pesto; tossed baby green salad with grated carrot, mandarin oranges, feta cheese, red onion and assorted dressings; yeast rolls and butter; mashed potatoes; fresh green beans with lemon zest, roasted red peppers and pine nuts; holiday pound cake and chocolate layer cake.

The Still Sharp Singers will perform songs of the season and host a sing-a-long.

Get tickets at the front desk or online by 4:00 pm on Friday, December 5th.

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

Pay for this event online

December Luncheon

$12.00