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Weekly Window

The Weekly Window is an e-newsletter that usually comes out on Fridays. It gives you updates about programs that did not make it into the Messenger, and reminds you what programs and activities are coming up in the next week.

PROGRAM REGISTRATION

To register for any program call 608-266-6581 or email gflesher@cityofmadison.com. You can also stop by the Senior Center. We would love to see you!


 

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MONDAY

Come Play EUCHRE!

We kicked off our Euchre Club with a drawing based on attendance, and I’m happy to wish Congratulations to Judy Campbell, winner of an Aprilaire Air Purifier donated by Aprilaire. Next club meeting is April 4 at 1:00. All are welcome!


TUESDAY

Don’t Look Up (2021)

Tuesday, April 5, 12:30 pm

Two low-level astronomers must go on a giant media tour to warn mankind of an approaching comet that will destroy planet Earth. Nominated for Best Picture, Best Original Score, Best Original Screenplay and Best Film Editing. Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence and Maryl Streep. Comedy, Drama, Sci Fi. 2 hours 18 minutes. Rated R (for language throughout, some sexual content, graphic nudity and drug content).


WEDNESDAY

Spirit Doll


Non -Traditional Doll Making & Fabric Art

Wednesdays, 1:00 – 4:00 pm

Express yourself using simple sewing techniques. Local artist, Wendy Fern Hutton class guides you through the process of creating something that speaks to your soul- an animal totem, a medicine doll or maybe a spirit guide. Use fabrics, beads, feathers, ribbons, sequins, or anything else you can think of.


Spanish Conversation

Wednesdays, 1:30 – 3pm Virtual

Do you want to practice your Spanish? Our group meets every week to chat in Spanish. Pop in when you can. There are no attendance requirements. To register email gflesher@cityofmadison.com. Once you are registered you will be sent the Zoom link. All levels welcome. Spanish Conversation meets via Zoom.


THURSDAY

Gentle Yoga

THURSDAYS, 9:30-10:30 AM

Improve your balance, range of motion and flexibility! Strengthen your bones and muscles, quiet your mind! All abilities and levels welcome. Yoga Accessible for All (YAFA) teachers dedicate themselves to making yoga safe and inviting for anyone who is interested in gaining the benefits of yoga (yafayoga.org). We do a combination of seated and standing positions, and will always suggest modifications if a pose does not work for you. Join any time. Free, but registration is required.
 

Still Alice

Still Alice

Thursday, April 7, 1 – 3:15 pm

Alice Howland is a renowned linguistics professor at Columbia University. When word begin to escape her and she starts becoming lost on her daily jogs, Alice must come face-to-face with a devastating diagnosis: early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. As the once-vibrant woman struggles to hang on to her sense of self for as long as possible, Alice’s three grown children must watch helplessly as their mother disappears more and more with each passing day.

This is a a heartfelt drama that honors its delicate themes with bravery and sensitivity. After viewing the movie join us in a discussion about the movie, the disease and to share personal experiences.



FRIDAY

Cardio Dance

Fridays 1:00 – 1:45

Start out the weekend with an energizing cardio class that will get the blood pumping. The class introduces easy-to-follow choreography that focuses on balance, range of motion and coordination. Come ready to sweat, and prepare to leave empowered and feeling strong. Class focuses on all elements of fitness: cardiovascular, muscular conditioning, flexibility and balance! R


COMING UP – SAVE THE DATE

Sugar


Shakedown on Sugar

MONDAY, APRIL 11, 10 – 11 AM

Looking to cut sugar from your diet? John Kreft from Humana will be presenting the “Shakedown on Sugar”. This educational program will discuss the myths and facts about sugar, the different types of sugar, and how sugar impacts the body. It will provide some tips to reduce sugar in your diet.


America’s Untold Story

WEDNESDAY, 12-1:30 PM, APRIL 20, 27

AND MAY 4, 11

Join Jim Lamal to view and discuss, America’s Untold Story. Before Jamestown… before Plymouth… the first permanent European settlement in the United States, was founded two generations before the Pilgrims arrived– in 1565 – not by English Protestants, but by a melting pot of Spanish, Africans, Italians, Germans, Irish and converted Jews who integrated almost immediately with the indigenous tribes. Uncover the story of America’s past that never made it into textbooks.

 

Sages and Seekers

eFood Pantry
 

Annual Meeting

Tuesday, April 19, 9:30 – 11:00 am

Featuring a breakfast buffet and a keynote speaker

We are so excited to be getting back to normal. It’s been three years since we have been able to host our Annual Meeting and show our appreciation for all of the wonderful volunteers and participants who make the Madison Senior Center such a special place.Join Senior Center leaders and staff for a breakfast buffet, a brief program and Get Moving with Susan Frikken. If you intend to join us for the buffet, please register in advance.


Artful Affair

ARTWORK DROP-OFF ON TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 9 AM - 3 PM

After a two-year hiatus, we are excited to bring back one of our most popular events, Artful Affair. Go to the website to get a registration form and flyer with all of the details. All artwork except photography is

welcome. Wall hanging art larger than 3 feet tall or 3 feet wide, all 3D pieces must be pre-approved due to space limitations. Contact Laura with questions.
 

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