Workshops, Classes, and Interest Groups
Gentle Chair Yoga – on Zoom
Stay Well During Stressful Times!
Mondays and Thursdays, 11 am – 12 noon.
We practice yoga asanas, Eden Energy exercises, breath work, and meditation to improve strength, flexibility, and inner calm. Beginners welcome. The class is currently conducted over Zoom, and you will have the option to be seen or only heard, if you choose. Donations by non-members welcome.
Pat Martin, CMT, EEM-CP, CYT, is a State Certified Massage Therapist, Eden Energy Medicine Certified Practitioner, and Certified Yoga Teacher.
The Joy of Writing Group - on Zoom
Tuesdays, 10 - 11:00 am.
We write for fun, in fiction, nonfiction, memoir, poetry, etc. We write original stories in a noncritical environment. Come have fun with us, whether you are a veteran writer or a nervous beginner. All are welcome. Members free, non-members $5 donation.
New! Monday Men's Discussion Group - on Zoom
Alternate Mondays, 3 - 4:30 pm.
Our Tuesday Men's Disscussion Group is so popular we are starting a new group on Mondays! We get together with other men via Zoom to discuss our lives in a spirit of fellowship. The group is limited to eight Village members and volunteers.
Tuesday Men's Discussion Group - on Zoom
Alternate Tuesdays, 11 am.
We get together with other men via Zoom to discuss our lives in a spirit of fellowship. The group is limited to eight Village members and volunteers, and is not currently open. Please see our new Monday Men's Group.
The Village Garden and Chat Group
Alternate Tuesdays, 12 noon – 1:00 pm.
Let us know if you want to join this group interested in gardening and many other topics.
Retired Nurses Group
First Wednesday of the month, 10:15 – 11:45 am.
We will discuss our nursing practices, education, and favorite stories, among other things – and get to know one another.
TED Talks Discussion Group - on Zoom
Second Friday of the month, 11 am. – 12 noon.
We watch a TED Talk, and then discuss it. The subjects are announced a week ahead of time. You may attend online or by phone.
Village Social Hour - on Zoom
Third Friday of the month, 4 – 5 pm.
Mark your calendars for this fun way to relax and enjoy each other’s company at the end of the week. Grab your favorite beverage and join us as we explore new interests and moments of fun and inspiration we've found. Members and volunteers are welcome. Hosted by Paul and Anne Greenblatt.
First & Third Wednesdays of the month, at Leghorn Park
Now offering two Bocce Ball games. Games start at 4:30 and 5:30 pm.
We have a lot of fun. It takes only about five minutes to learn this simple game, but it takes a lifetime to master. We pretend to be competitive, but really we just socialize and have fun. Please bring a mask and gloves. Rain cancels.
Village Walking Group
Thursdays, 9 10:00 am.
We walk neighborhood streets for about an hour. We have plans to branch out to some local parks like Helen Putnam Park, for those who enjoy hiking; and we are hoping to begin an East side walking group.
Qigong - on ZoomTeja Bell, Zen Master and committed practitioner of Qigong, offers a 12-minute guided Qigong practice at https://vimeo.com/qigongdharma Shopping Online provides individual consulting for members on how to use Instacart and other delivery options. Staying Connected with Zoom provides individual consulting for members on how to participate in programs via Zoom.