Village membership now offers many online wellness programs, interest groups, educational and social events, as well as volunteer services including grocery shopping, prescription pickups, phone friends, computer help, and personalized referrals to community resources. We are gradually beginning to offer some in-person programs, driving, friendly visits, computer help, and minor home repairs again.
Third Thursday of every month, 10 - 11:00 am.
This is an online or phone meeting for potential members (ages 50+), their adult children, and those interested in volunteering. Those with no computer can participate in the meeting by phone.
Stay Well During Stressful Times!
Mondays and Thursdays, 11 am – 12 noon.
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
Alternate Mondays, 11 - 12:30 pm.
Our Tuesday Men's Disscussion Group is so popular we are starting a new group on Mondays! We get together with other men 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
First Tuesday of the month, 12 noon – 1:00 pm.
Let us know if you want to join this group interested in gardening and many other topics.
Retired Clinician's Group
Third Wednesday of the month, 10:30 – 11:15 am.
We will discuss our nursing practices, education, and favorite stories, among other things – and get to know one another.
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.
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.
Teja 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.
|“Before I joined, I was very isolated. Now I get out much more, go to gentle yoga, to the Village potlucks, things like that. And I’ve made several new friends.”|