The Woodbridge Middle – July 2022 • Woodbridge City Information


The Woodbridge Center – July 2022

The Middle is happy to welcome Mike Fast to the Transportation Program.  Mike involves The Middle extremely certified with a few years of expertise driving industrial, passenger automobiles.  He’s affected person, conscientious, and at all times has an enormous smile (beneath the masks)!  We’re certain you’ll take pleasure in using with Mike as a lot as with our different great drivers.

Are you over 55 years previous?  Contact The Woodbridge Middle:  Name 203-389-3430 or e-mail for info on all programming.  Preregistration is required for all programming and occasions.

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COVID-19 Guideline Replace at The Middle:  Masks will likely be required for all indoor Middle programming and occasions when New Haven County is in a “excessive” degree based mostly on the CDC’s new device for monitoring COVID-19 locally.  For the protection of others, please keep dwelling if in case you have signs of COVID-19, have been uncovered to somebody with COVID-19, or if you happen to examined constructive for COVID-19.

Sponsored lunches for Woodbridge residents over 60 years of age:  Annual Picnic Drive-thru Luncheon:  Come pick-up this 12 months’s Annual Picnic lunch on the July 28 drive-thru then keep and luxuriate in it within the Grove.  Bourbon pulled rooster, baked beans, potato salad, roll, and dessert will likely be served (all chilly).  This drive-thru is generously sponsored by the Woodbridge Police Division and Elim Park.  Additionally take pleasure in a particular deal with offered by Hamden Rehabilitation and Well being Care Middle.  No cost.  Please RSVP by July 21.

Summer season Luncheon within the Grove:  Eat, drink and be entertained within the Grove on August 25 from 12-1:30 pm.  Whitney Rehabilitation Care Middle has organized for this enjoyable occasion sponsoring music by Alex Lentini, sandwiches and chips sponsored by Maplewood at Orange, dessert sponsored by Atrinity Dwelling Care, and drinks sponsored by Senior Planning Providers.  Please name to RSVP – area is proscribed to the primary 50 to enroll.  No cost.  Rain date is August 26.

Upcoming Occasions/Packages

New! Cornhole:  Signal-up right now to take part on this half ability, half luck, all enjoyable exercise!  It is a sport everybody can play!  All ranges are welcome.  Each Monday and Friday, 10-11:30 am within the Grove, climate allowing.  Name to register 203-389-3430.

2 months stay! American Armchair Journey – Nationwide Park Collection:  This in-person month-to-month collection, offered by Hamden Rehabilitation and Well being Care Middle, explores six Nationwide Parks in six months.  Take pleasure in simulated excursions, interactive discussions, trivia, and extra.  Remaining adventures embody:  Zion – July 8, and Grand Teton – August 12.  This system meets 11 am – 12 pm within the Library Assembly Room.  Name 203-389-3430 to enroll.

Herb Planting in a Hand-painted Terracotta Pot:  Every part will likely be offered to plant your favourite herbs in a superbly hand-painted terracotta pot.  This workshop is obtainable by Hamden Rehabilitation and Healthcare Middle for no cost on July 14, 11 am – 12 pm within the Library Assembly Room.

Bangle Attraction Bracelet Workshop:  All provides will likely be offered to make personalized appeal bracelets on this workshop offered by Hamden Rehabilitation and Well being Care Middle.  August 18, 11 am – 12 pm within the Library Assembly Room.  No Cost.

Rolling start-date!  FREE Life-style Change (Diabetes Prevention) Program – provided in-person and on Zoom:  Involved about your well being dangers as you age?  Wish to reside more healthy however don’t know the place to begin?  Be a part of this evidence-based Life-style Change Program led by an authorized way of life coach.  This system consists of 26 weekly periods on wholesome consuming, sort 2 diabetes prevention, weight reduction, stress administration, bodily exercise, and extra.  A weekly 45 minute train class with Laura Richling is included in addition to six non-public periods with a Registered Dietician.

This program will likely be offered AT NO COST to everybody 60+ years of age.  It’s co-sponsored by the South Central CT Company on Growing older and non-profit Monitor My Well being, in an effort to advertise good well being.  Weekly lecture/dialogue each Tuesday 1-2 pm within the Middle Constructing room 16, health class Tuesdays 12-12:45 pm within the Middle Constructing fitness center.  Be a part of anytime.  Name to register.

Train:  Unsure if a category session is best for you?  Attempt a complimentary class first!

New!  Hybrid Aerobics Class with Laura Richling:  Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10-11 am within the Middle Constructing fitness center and starting June 7 on Zoom.  Take pleasure in a whole cardio, cardio, and power coaching work-out to quite a lot of music.  Convey your personal 1- or 2-pound hand weights, if in case you have them, to make use of throughout the class.  There’s a $3 charge payable firstly of sophistication, or invoiced month-to-month for Zoom contributors.  Please name for hyperlink.

Pickleball:  Monday by way of Friday, 12:30-3:30 pm, within the Middle Constructing fitness center and luxuriate in the brand new nets exterior 7 days/week.  New gamers please name to register.  All ranges are welcome.  Name for extra info.  There may be an annual charge of $20 for residents, $25 for non-residents.


Bridge:  Wednesdays and Fridays, 1-4 pm within the Library Assembly Room.

Craft Group:  Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 am – 12 pm, within the Woodbridge Room of the Library.  Convey your present knitting, crocheting, or needlepoint venture to work on whereas having fun with a stunning time socializing.

Pinochle:  Mondays, Wednesdays, 1-4 pm and Thursdays, 1:30-4 pm, the Middle Constructing, room 16.

Providers provided (for Woodbridge residents solely)

Tech Tuesday and Thursday, 2:45-4:15 pm:  Need assistance navigating your pc, laptop computer, pill, or good telephone?  Name to sign-up for a 1:1 session in The Middle’s pc lab with affected person, educated, Amity Excessive College pupil volunteers.  No cost.

Pc lab, positioned in room 13 of the Human Providers hallway, is open Monday – Friday, 10 am – 2 pm.  Two-person restrict in pc lab.  Printing is obtainable (first 5 pages free).  Preregistration is required.

Transportation is obtainable for these over the age of 60 or for these briefly or completely disabled to medical appointments to 17 surrounding cities, native grocery buying, banking, pharmacy pick-up, and social engagements, Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.  Name to rearrange automotive or wheelchair accessible van transportation.  Autos are cleaned between every use.  Masks are required.

Meals:  Wholesome, properly balanced, flash frozen meals for $5.25/meal can be found.  Order by midday on Monday for supply to your property throughout the identical week.  Select from all kinds of choices together with stuffed flounder, eggplant rollatini, rooster piccata, and recent Cobb salad with grilled rooster breast.  Meals embody a roll, recent fruit, and dessert.  Two meal minimal order with a ten-meal restrict.  See web site ( for a whole checklist of choices.

Frozen soups can be found for $1.50 per 10 oz. container.  Varieties embody Italian wedding ceremony, beef orzo, minestrone, harvest vegetable, rooster noodle, and lots of extra.  Name 203-389-3430 to position your order.

Pleasant Customer Program:  Name Judi Younger, Senior Social Employee, at 203-389-3429, to rearrange for a pleasant customer.

Medical Mortgage Closet:  Sturdy medical tools, together with walkers, wheelchairs, knee rollers, bathe chairs, and extra, is obtainable for lending.  Donations of wheelchairs and transport chairs are wanted.  Name for particulars.

Job Financial institution:  Residents might name Nancy Pfund, Youth Providers Director, at 203-389-3429, to rent a pupil employee.  Schedule now for yard cleanup, get together help, baby-sitting, and extra.

  1. Jessica Esposito and Jeanette Glicksman cheerfully greet contributors on the Father’s Day Drive-thru Luncheon sponsored by Amity Bodily Remedy and Coachman Sq.
  2. Recipients of the Woodbridge Middle Award, Sandy Faggiana, second from left, and Linda Caffelette, are honored on the Volunteer Appreciation Celebration; additionally pictured are Senior Middle Director Kristy Moriarty, First Selectman Beth Heller, Human Providers Fee Chair Susan Davidson, and State Senator Jorge Cabrera
  3. Enterprise Award recipients, Deb Urso (second from left) representing Hamden Rehabilitation and Well being Care Middle and Carol Davino representing Coachman Sq. at Woodbridge are acknowledged on the Volunteer Appreciation Celebration


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