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Senior Programs

Make sure you get a copy of the next Senior Spirit Newsletter!  You can either check it out by clicking on this link or call the Parks and Rec Office and we can print a copy for you!
 Front page Winter 2021


The Senior Community Center, located off Dickinson Street inside the Washington Center, is closed due to COVID 19. We hope to open again in early 2021. (Above program is exception)
Typically the center holds a variety of programs geared for adults ages 60 and older. We are always looking for new ways to expand our horizons, and welcome your input and volunteerism! We are open weekdays, and rent the center on weeknights and weekends. Rentals are open now, we ask that no more than 40 people gather, and use Covid safety guidelines provided. Go to our rental page for more information. 
Once we re-open, here is our WEEKLY PROGRAMMING (we need you to wear masks and social distance until further notice):
Seasonal craft projects and special programs on the 1st and 3rd Monday of the month at 1pm. Do you have an idea to share? Please let us know.
50 Cent Bingo at 12:30pm.
Monthly Birthday Party the last Tuesday of the month following Bingo
Traveling Dartball League has been cancelled for the year. We'll practice here at 12:30 through the winter,  and also offer Corn Hole (bean bags) and Ping Pong to attendees at no charge! Card teams are welcome to start up as well!
Baking with a Purpose. Second Thursday of the month at 1pm. We find folks who could use some cookies or cupcakes to cheer them, and like to surprise people with themed treats. We welcome donations of boxed mixes, flour, sugar, eggs, etc.
Big Screen Movies 1st and 3rd Friday of the month.

RECYCLING WITH A PLAN: A plastic caps recycling program was established at the Senior Center in 2019, and is an ongoing effort to promote recycling education to middle school children, and gain a recycled bench for each school in our district. 
FOOT CLINIC: Diabetics and Seniors enjoy the convenience of a Foot Clinic offered by Valley VNA the 2nd and 4th Fridays of the month. Please call 920-538-2974 for an appointment.
The Senior Center is a great resource for a variety of other needs, including:
  • Medicare
  • Homestead Credit
  • Tax Preparation
  • Health Screenings
SENIOR EXERCISE (Strongwoman, ChairYoga, Pi-Yo) and Health programs are available with pre-registration often required.   You can register for these classes by coming to the Parks and Recreation Office at 215 N. Shawano St. New London, WI 54961 or by calling (920) 982-8521.  Registration is also available online by clicking this link.
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Go With Us, Ride The Bus!!
New London Transit Service
transportation is available for individuals 60 and older as well as individuals of all ages with disabilities that live in the corporate city limits of New London.  The bus operates Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. A $3.00 suggested roundtrip donation is appreciated for this service.  Rides can be obtained by calling 982-8522 and must be scheduled 24 hours in advance.