Programs & Services

Canasta Club

Canasta is a card game similar to rummy, using two packs. It is usually played by two pairs of partners, and the aim is to collect sets (or melds) of cards.

Regular Meeting

  • Mondays
  • 11:00am to 1:00pm
  • Bauer Community Center at Taylor Park

Bring a bagged lunch and enjoy this social gathering. Call or email the Senior Citizen Office with any questions.

Chair Yoga

Chair Yoga is a program offering easy to do poses and breathing sequences. Consistent yoga practice may reduce stress, anxiety and depression; and may increase strength and flexibility.

  • Wednesdays
  • 11:00am to 12:00pm
  • Bauer Community Center at Taylor Park
  • No experience necessary

Creative Hands

Volunteers make items using their knitting, crocheting or sewing skills for hospital patients, nursing home residents, and other special needs groups.

Regular Meeting

  • Tuesdays
  • 10:00am to 12:00pm
  • Bauer Community Center at Taylor Park

Bring your own needles. Yarn and donated materials are on site or you may bring your own.

There is no registration needed in order to participate. Stop by when you are available or make it a regular part of your weekly schedule.

Creativity Blooms (Crafts class)

Focuses on “Sustainable Design”, recycling and re-claiming objects - transforming them, giving them new life! Projects span from wearable art to home décor. Although all projects will be completed, at times, the goal is experimental in nature, allowing play. A sample product will be presented at each session.

  • 1st Wednesday of each month (October- June)
  • 1:00pm to 3:00pm
  • Bauer Community Center at Taylor Park

Friday Friends

Join your friends for weekly programs with guest speakers, special entertainment, bingo and socials. Beverages (coffee or tea) are provided, but please bring a sandwich.

Regular Meeting

  • Fridays (September - June)
  • 11:30am to 1:30pm
  • Bauer Community Center at Taylor Park

Life Lighters

Regular Meeting

  • 2nd Monday of each month
  • 11:00am to 1:00pm
  • September through June
  • Ryan Hall, 50 Short Hills Avenue, Short Hills

Bring a bag lunch. Dessert and beverage provided.

Mahjong

This group is for Mahjong players or former players who like the game. Connect with others and engage your mind with this fun, stimulating game that requires your concentration, skill, and planning.

Regular Meeting

  • Thursdays
  • 10:00am to 12:00pm
  • Bauer Community Center at Taylor Park

Come and enjoy this social gathering. Call or email the Senior Citizen Office with any questions.

Tai Chi Chih

Tai Chi Chih is a gentle exercise program suitable for most people. It has been shown to improve balance and reduce stress. No prior experience necessary.

  • Thursdays
  • 10:30am to 11:30am
  • Bauer Community Center at Taylor Park

Other Programs

Other programs offered for Seniors:

  • Driver Safety through AARP
  • Intergenerational programs
  • Library programs
  • Trips
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