37 Pleasant Street | New London, NH | 603.526.6368

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JANUARY PROGRAMS

Join us on Thursday, January 23rd

for delicious dining at The Coach House Restaurant for

Thursday's Child

…earning critical charitable support for the Chapin Senior Center

Our friends at the New London Inn have again invited COA to partake in this important evening of giving back to our community.

Join friends, neighbors, and fellow COA members for this incredibly fun, important evening of delightful food, drink, and community support.

Please make your reservations by calling the Inn at 603.526.2791

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Lunch Trip to Newick’s Lobster House, Concord

Thursday, January 16th

COA will be covering the cost of the bus. Participants are responsible for the cost of their meals.

Please call COA at 526-6368 to register by January 13th to reserve your seat on the bus.

Bus leaves COA at 11:15am.

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Enjoy a Free 15-Minute Chair Massage

Thursday, January 16th

Appointments beginning at 10:00am

Please call COA at 526-6368 to schedule an appointment.

Massages provided by Teresa Colangelo, Licensed Massage Therapist

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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.

Tai Chi - Wednesdays at 2:30pm

Kearsarge Community Presbyterian Church, New London, NH. 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.

Bridge

Duplicate Bridge – Mondays at 12:45pm and Wednesdays at 9:15am

Contract Bridge – Thursdays at 9:30am

Games

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.

Computer Tutoring with Nick Oursouff

Thursday, January 2nd and Tuesday, January 7th & 28th from 9:00am – 11:00am & 2:00pm – 4:00pm Please call COA at 526-6368 to register.

Nick will be available for ½ hour one-on-one tutoring sessions for the beginning computer user to the knowledgeable user who needs collaboration or advice. Learn to use your laptop, tablet or android device for a variety of tasks. Receive help with spreadsheets, email or designing a website. Nick has an extensive background in computers from teaching to programming. Please bring your device.

VNA Foot Care Clinic at COA

Friday, January 3 & January 10 at 9:30am-1:00pm

$25 Please call COA at 526-6368 to schedule an appointment.

Blood Pressure Clinic

Monday, January 6th at 9:30am

This is a walk-in program.

Parkinson’s Support Group – Tuesday, January 7th at 1:00pm

You are invited to join this lively, welcoming and supportive group! This is a walk-in program.

Morning Book Group - Tuesday, January 14th at 9:30am

Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

A socially awkward, routine-oriented loner teams up with a bumbling IT guy from her office to assist an elderly accident victim, forging a friendship that saves all three from lives of isolation and secret unhappiness. - NoveList This is a walk-in program. Please call COA at 526-6368 to obtain the book.

Movie & Pizza Matinee - Tuesday, January 21st at 12noon

“The Greatest Showman”

“The Greatest Showman” celebrates the birth of show business and tells of visionary P. T. Barnum who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.

Please call COA at 526-6368 to sign up.

Humanist, Agnostic, Atheist Discussion Group – Thursday, January 16th 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, January 23rd 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.

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