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Please check back for more information on our February programs.
CBD Oil – It’s Uses, Benefits & Risks
Tuesday, February 18th at 10:00am
Christopher R. Lopez, ParmD, BCACP, CDE
Cannabidiol (CBD) oil has been touted for a number of health benefits. But it's important to know it’s uses, benefits and risks. Join New London Hospital pharmacist Christopher Lopez to learn more about CBD oil.
Call COA at 526-6368 to register.
Tom & Tom’s Men’s Discussion Group - Mondays at 8:45am
We want to hear your stories and we’ll share a few of our own. Come visit over an endless cup of coffee! This is a walk-in program.
French Discussion Group - First and Third Mondays at 4:15pm
Join this casual, friendly group to practice your language skills and have fun. Participants at all skill levels are welcome! This is a walk-in program.
Chair Exercises - Mondays and Fridays at 10:15am
This low impact exercise program is perfect for those looking for an easy, effective exercise routine. This is a walk-in program.
Walking at Proctor Academy Gym - Monday through Friday at 8:30-10:00am
New participants please call COA at 526-6368 for registration instructions.
Outdoor Recreation for Seniors - Tuesdays at 10:00am
Join this active group to bike, hike, kayak and more! Please call COA at 526-6368 to register
prior to your first activity.
Memoir Writing Group - Tuesdays at 10:00am
This is a walk-in program.
Walk-In Painting Group - Tuesdays at 1:00pm
Bring your current painting project to work on. This is an informal group and we’d love to have you join us. This is a walk-in program.
Gentle Yoga – Second, Third and Fourth Tuesdays from 3:00-4:00pm
This wellness class will help you feel better and create a sense of inner calm as we focus on gaining flexibility, strength and balance. We will use yoga mats or chairs while we do yoga poses. At the end of each class there will be a time of relaxation. Gentle yoga is appropriate for all levels from beginner to experienced. Bring a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing. Carol Filbin, Certified Yoga Teacher
Friends Program Bone Builders Exercise Classes
Tuesdays and Fridays at 10:00-11:00am
This senior exercise program helps strengthen bone, build muscle and improve balance. You can exercise while seated or standing using small hand weights. Classes are held in the Newbury Heights Community Room, 52 Newbury Heights Road, Newbury. This is a walk-in program.
Needlework Craft Group - Wednesdays at 1:00-3:00pm
Love to cross stitch, do needlework, quilt, knit or crochet? We do, too! We'd love to chat, laugh, and get to know the folks who enjoy the same hobbies we enjoy. Please join us! This is a walk-in program.
Women’s Discussion Group - Fridays at 9:00am
Get to know your neighbors over a casual cup of coffee. Join friends, new and old, to visit, chat and share! This is a walk-in program.
Duplicate Bridge – Mondays at 12:45pm and Wednesdays at 9:15am
Contract Bridge – Thursdays at 9:30am
Poker – Tuesdays at 2:00pm
Hand and Foot Card Game– Wednesdays at 1:00pm
Mahjong - Thursdays at 12:30pm
Bingo! – Fridays at 2:00pm
Ten games for $5. Ten bingo sheets with 6 cards on each sheet. Participants must be 55 years old and older.
Blood Pressure Clinic
Monday, February 3rd at 9:30am
This is a walk-in program.
Parkinson’s Support Group – Tuesday, February 4th at 1:00pm
You are invited to join this lively, welcoming and supportive group! This is a walk-in program.
VNA Foot Care Clinic at COA
Friday, February 7th & February 14th at 9:30am-1:00pm
$25 Please call COA at 526-6368 to schedule an appointment.
Morning Book Group - Tuesday, February 11th at 9:30am
Book to be announced.
Humanist, Agnostic, Atheist Discussion Group – Thursday, February 20th at 1:30pm Welcome to those who are interested in delving into a variety of humanist and non-theist topics. We share our knowledge and experiences related to the challenging questions of religion, spirituality, and how they influence our lives. Using reason, critical thinking, and honest examination, we do our best to approach personal truths. Bring your thoughts, your questions, and an open mind, and join our lively, respectful monthly discussions. This is a walk-in program.
Caregiver Support and Discussion Group – Thursday, February 27th at 1:00pm
There is no instruction manual for being a caregiver! Join this peer-led group to learn tips, strategies and advice from those experiencing the same challenges and rewards. This is a walk-in program.