Your Virtual Senior Center
Coffee Talk Continues through June
Let’s Connect and Chat!
Mondays at 9:00 am
On June 7th, we welcome special guest and Woodstock Police Chief, Robbie Blish. Dial in to 1-802-448-5745 and connect with us. You never know who will be on the other end of the line or where our happy chatter may lead.
Bingo at Home with The Thompson
Friday mornings, 10:00 am
Use your phone to call in and join. Fun prizes for winners! For a BINGO card and the call-in number, call 457-3277.
Virtual programing offered by New Hampshire’s AVA Gallery
Fridays, 10:00 am and 2:00 pm
Get a glimpse into the creative minds of individual artists as they take you through the art making process – from beginning with a blank canvas or raw materials, through all the decisions they make about themes, materials, media, colors, techniques, and other aspects of their art making. Free one-hour Zoom programs each week with different artists giving demonstrations and presentations on their work, every Friday at 10:00 am and 2:00 pm.
To learn about each week’s program and to register visit their website here
Medicare Boot Camp for Those New to Medicare
A virtual presentation offered by Senior Solutions
Thursday, June 10, 2:00 pm and Thursday, July 15, 11:00 am
Senior Solutions staff provides unbiased information about the Medicare system at Medicare Boot Camp. These virtual presentations are presented using zoom.
The classes are for Vermonters who reside in Windsor and Windham counties and are new to Medicare. Family members who help these beneficiaries may also find it useful. Medicare has strict enrollment periods, and Medicare Boot Camp prepares participants to make timely decisions about drug plans and supplemental plans as well as many other issues.
Space is limited, so please call The Thompson Center to register.
Bird ER, A virtual presentation by VINS
Tuesday, June 15, 1:00pm
Ever wonder what it’s like to be a wild bird rehabilitator? What does it take to care for and treat the injured birds at VINS? This program will give you a window in daily life at VINS’s Center for Wild Bird Rehabilitation. You’ll learn how patients are admitted, diagnosed, treated, and released, and even meet some of our former patients, who are now education ambassadors! Hear the stories of how we get these amazing creatures back on their wings in the wild!
Please call The Thompson Center to register and to receive your zoom link.
Landscaping Your Garden with Indigenous & Naturalized Plants
A Virtual Photo Essay Presented by Master Gardener, Bob Little Tree
Tuesday, June 22, 10:30 am
Call The Thompson Center to pre-register
Art with Finnie—Explore the art of Rex Ray
Please note date change for June – Wednesday, June 23, 1:30pm
This class will conclude Finnie’s instruction for the summer at Thompson but she will return in the fall
Rex Ray was a graphic designer and collage artist. Let’s play with his bold use of color and shape as we layer pieces together to explore his style and technique.
What you will need:
- Bring bright papers – you can paint some papers ahead of time, or bring bright magazine pages, scrapbook paper or construction paper
- One larger piece of paper to glue everything to
You may want to google Rex Ray for ideas and inspiration prior to our class.
To register, please email Finnie: firstname.lastname@example.org. A zoom link will be sent on Monday of the week’s class
Strength, Stretch & Stability via Zoom
Led by Liz Hatfield, Certified Fitness Trainer
Tuesday & Thursday, 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Motion is Lotion! Now is the time to focus on ourselves. We must stay positive and strong. In the short term, exercise can help the immune system find and deal with pathogens, and in the long term, regular exercise slows down changes that happen to the immune system with aging, therefore reducing the risk of infection.
Join this class, move your body and feel physically, mentally and emotionally better.
- Dumbbells, Soup Cans (14oz is approx. 1lb), Bag of Beans or Rice (1lb) or Filled Water Bottles
- Dish Towel or Pillowcase
- Two Paper plates, Rags or Furniture Gliders/Coaster (NOT RUBBER)
- 12Plastic cups (e.g. “Solo” cups) – 6 Red & 6 Blue – Linda Grant has left 10 sets at The Thompson in a bag if you would like to pick them up.
For information on how to access the Zoom classes, contact Liz directly at 802-522-9273 or email at email@example.com