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.
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.
This month we will discuss the book The Feather Thief by Kirk Johnson. Join us for a lively afternoon
discussion group with support from Stoughton Public Library Staff. Questions? Please call the Stoughton Library at (608) 873-6281.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Come and enjoy the memories of Elvis through the famous songs sung by Elvis Tribute Artist Alan Graveen and his Strictly Elvis Show! Alan has been entertaining full time now for over 10 years and been singing and swiveling his hips for many years before that! Don’t miss out a fun time for one and all!!!!
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.
Are you interested in secret messages? Word puzzles? Crosswords? Puns? Jumbles? Cryptoquotes? We'll look at some fun ways people hide messages that are nearly impossible to figure out, even with computers, and talk about how to make and remember secure passwords.
Rachel Wilberding, Executive Director of the American Parkinson Disease Association Wisconsin Chapter will join us. She will speak about the national and local resources APDA provides, as well as their national research program. Please call Hollee at (608) 873-8585 if you plan to attend.
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.
We'll demonstrate how to Create, View, Comment, and Share the same information and documents across all your devices -- phones, tablets, and laptops -- with friends. No prior experience with computers or these devices is needed. Optional: Bring along your favorite device. View the slides at :https://tinyurl.com/SASC-Google-Drive
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.
Bill Barreau leads the coin collecting group. He is the State representative of the State of Wisconsin American Numismatic Association and Madison Area Coin Club, and collects coins, paper money, Depression scripts, and many types of foreign money. Open to all.