Apr
1
to May 13

John Beutel's Music Appreciation

All sessions are free and open to the public. 

When: Mondays, April 1– May 13 at 3:00 PM

Location: Stoughton Opera House

Cost: Free, but donations are appreciated

  • ·April 1-Shun-Jung, piano; Schubert, Debussy, Borodin and Wagner

  • ·April 8- Middleton Jazz, Dixieland style, of the 20s, 30s, 40s

  •  April 15-Stoughton High School Solo Ensemble Student recital.

  • ·April 22-Aaron Yamei, violin; Kyle Johnson, piano; classical music

  • ·April 29– UW Madison Student Jazz Quartet

  • ·May 6-Hyewon Ryou, to perform piano music by Haydn, Rachmaninoff, and Liszt

  • ·May 13-The Ancora String Quartet. These professional musicians teach on the faculty of UW-Whitewater, play in the Madison Symphony, the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra, and other professional ensembles.

    This series is supported by the Stoughton Area Senior Center, a grant from the Bryant Foundation and attendees’ donations. 

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Apr
18
to May 23

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Thursdays, April 18- May 23, 1:00-3:30 PM
Stoughton Hospital, East Conference Rm.
900 Ridge Street, Stoughton, WI 53589
Cost: $25; includes snacks and book

Caring for someone with an injury or illness, such as dementia, cancer, heart disease, Parkinson’s disease, stroke or others can be physically,   emotionally and financially demanding.

 The class meets once a week for six weeks and has been studied and shown, to help family   caregivers: reduce stress, guilt, anger, and depression; improve emotional well-being; manage time, set goals and solve problems;  master caregiving transition and be a part of decision-making; communicate effectively with the person needing care, family members, doctors and other helpers; and find and use community resources.

Call Hollee, (608)873-8585 to register. Payment can be made at first class; make checks to SASC.
Assistance is available for respite or transportation; please inquire.

                                                              

 

 

 

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Apr
24
1:30 PM13:30

Parkinson's Group: Rock Steady Boxing

Kjersten Bakke, owner of Hybrid Athletic Club and Bakke Athletics, will join us to discuss the Rock Steady Boxing program.  RSB is an exercise program designed and developed to address the unique challenges that that people with Parkinson’s face every day.  The Rock Steady Boxing program at Hybrid Athletic Club has over 50 participants of all ages and ability levels.  They have people boxing from chairs, people boxing with gait belts and assistance, and people who are barely showing any symptoms at all.  Come learn more about how Rock Steady Boxing can help you!

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Apr
30
9:00 AM09:00

AARP Smart Driver Class

The AARP Smart Driver Class helps older drivers become more aware of changes that occur due to aging (vision, hearing, and reaction time) and how to adjust driving accordingly. The class also reviews some basic rules of the road, updates on driving laws for Wisconsin and tips on  roundabouts. It is open to the public and entirely in a classroom setting with no tests. The cost of the course is $15.00 for AARP members and $20.00 for non-members payable at the class in cash or check made out to AARP. To register for the class, please call the Senior Center at (608) 873-8585.

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Apr
30
1:00 PM13:00

Silk Scarf Dyeing --Marble It!

Dyeing is back! Create an amazing accessory as we learn to make a marbled silk scarf. Dyes are added to water where they float on top and then are manipulated to create a one of a kind design on your silk scarf. Supplies provided. This class is a partnership between Stoughton Library and the Stoughton Area Senior Center.

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May
1
to May 17

Wisconsin Senior Games

The Wisconsin Senior Games offers competitive events for seniors fifty and older with individual events and group events from June 1-15, 2019. The events are held in Madison and the  surrounding area.

Stoughton Area Senior Center will  be hosting one of the Euchre events on Tuesday, June 4.
Registration deadline is May 17th. For details and to register see: www.wiseniorgames.org.

 

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May
2
1:00 PM13:00

AARP CarFit Event

CarFit is an educational program that offers older adults the opportunity to check how well their  personal vehicles "fit" them.  A fit in one's car can greatly increase not only the driver's safety, but also the safety of others.  At a CarFit event, a team of trained technicians and/or health professionals work with each participant to  ensure they "fit" their vehicle properly for  maximum comfort and safety. This check takes approximately 20 minutes to complete. For more information see: www.car-fit.org. 
Reservations required; call (608) 873-8585.

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May
7
11:00 AM11:00

Commission on Aging Meeting

The Senior Center's advisory committee (COA) is comprised of members from City Council, the Stoughton Area School District, residents of the City of Stoughton and surrounding townships.  The group meets every first Tuesday of the month at 11:00 AM.  All meetings are open to the public.

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May
11
6:00 PM18:00

By the Light of the Silvery Moon

This year marks 25 years that the Senior Center has been in our current location. To celebrate, we invite you to our first gala at the Chorus House on Saturday, May 11 from 6:00 - 9:00 PM. There will be appetizers, drinks, live piano and big band music. $40 tickets are available at the Senior Center and McGlynn’s Pharmacy. All proceeds support Senior Center operations.

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May
24
1:00 PM13:00

Classic Movie Friday

His Girl Friday
Starring Rosalind Russell and Cary Grant. The plot centers on a newspaper editor named Walter Burns who is about to lose his ace reporter and ex-wife Hildy Johnson, newly engaged to another man. Burns suggests they cover one more story together, getting themselves entangled in the  case of murderer Earl Williams as Burns desperately tries to win back his wife.                                                   

 

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Apr
17
2:00 PM14:00

Ice Age Trail

The Ice Age National Scenic Trail is a thousand-mile footpath that highlights the glacial landscape  features as it travels through some of Wisconsin’s most beautiful natural areas. The Trail is a place for mental and physical rejuvenation, a place to unwind after a hard day and enjoy the landscape of Wisconsin. More than 1 million people use the Ice Age Trail each year to hike and snowshoe, to backpack, to  disconnect and reconnect. Join us to learn more! Presentation will be given by Amy Lord, Ice Age Trail Alliance Outreach and Education Manager.

 

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