Trumbull Senior Center November events, programs and trips

The Trumbull Senior Center at 23 Priscilla Place is open Thursday evenings until 7 p.m. For more information and to RSVP, call 203-452-5137.

The Center provides transportation for medical, social, and nutritional needs to Trumbull residents who are age 60 and over and/or age 55-59 and disabled, five days a week. Rides are for those traveling to and from the senior center, medical appointments, legal appointments and nutrition programs.

The Senior Center provides medical transportation within the following towns/cities: Trumbull, Bridgeport, Stratford, Monroe, and Shelton. Contact Ashley Grace at 203-452-5137 to schedule a ride.
November events
Veteran’s Day recognition — Thursday, Nov. 9, 10 a.m. Stop by the Senior Center for coffee, pastries and conversation. Let us say “Thank You for Your Service.” Sponsored by SYNERGY Homecare. RSVP.

Monthly birthday party — Thursday, Nov. 9, 11:30 a.m. Come celebrate our November birthdays. Cake and coffee will be served. This event is sponsored by SYNERGY Homecare. RSVP.

Super Bingo — Thursday, Nov. 9, 1-3 p.m. (Bus leaves at 2:30); $5 gift cards and refreshments. RSVP. Sponsored by the Senior Commission and SYNERGY Homecare.

Adult Family Living Program — Tuesday, Nov. 14, 10 a.m. Juniper Home Care will hold a presentation on the new Adult Family Living Program that is being offered by the State of Connecticut under the Connecticut Home Care Program for Elders. Snacks will be offered. RSVP.

The downsized gourmet cooking demo and take home — Wednesday, Nov. 15, 11 a.m. It’s hard to cook for one or two. Come see and taste what Chef Jean Gorton of Atria at Stratford is cooking up. You will leave with easy-to-follow recipes and a shopping list. Brought to you by Oasis Senior Advisors of Fairfield County and Atria at Stratford. RSVP.

Bingo Monday — Nov. 20, 1-3 p.m. (Bus leaves at 2:30). Goodies and refreshments. RSVP.

Veteran and surviving spouses benefits — Wednesday, Nov. 22, 10:30 a.m. Ever wondered if you were eligible? It is easy when you know the right person. Come meet Ramon Agosto, from CT Department of Veteran's Affairs. RSVP.

Lunch and movie Monday — Nov. 27, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Sponsored by Ludlowe Center for Health and Rehabilitation. Feature film: A Dog’s Purpose. A dog looks to discover his purpose in life over the course of several years and owners. Starring: Josh Gad and Peggy Lipton. RSVP.

The Beat Goes On — Wednesday, Nov. 29, 10:30 a.m. After suffering a “widow maker” heart attack at home in 2016, Jay Tolisano’s chances of survival were slim. Many factors contributed to his survival, quality CPR and the use of an AED, were two of the most significant. Grateful for second chances, Jay now makes it his mission to help others in our local communities learn how to save a life. Come learn. Register.
Thursday Evening Programs
Naturopathic medicine: A functional approach to health — Thursday, Nov. 2, 6 p.m. Join Dr. Cummins, naturopathic physician, on a presentation about the benefits of naturopathic medicine. Call for more information and to RSVP.

Natural strategies for anti-aging — Thursday, Nov. 9, 6 p.m. Come learn and speak to Dr. Cummins, Naturopathic Physician, about natural alternatives to age beautifully. Call for more information and to RSVP.

Thursday evening yoga — Through Dec. 21, 6-7 p.m. $5 per class or $50 for 12 weeks. RSVP. This program is open to the public.
Day Trips
Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum and Eli’s on Whitney — Thursday, Nov. 16. Explore Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University in Hamden. Enjoy lunch at Eli’s on Whitney. Admission to the museum is free; you are responsible for the cost of your lunch. Maximum 14 people. RSVP.

Phantom at the Downtown Cabaret Theatre — Thursday, Nov. 30. Visit the  Downtown Cabaret Theatre in Bridgeport and see the romantic musical, Phantom. Bring your own refreshments and food. Tickets are $25. Checks only, made out to the Downtown Cabaret Theatre. Payment is accepted at the front desk at the center. RSVP.