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 - 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.

The 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.

  • Mondays
  • 11:30am - 1:30pm
  • Bauer Community Center at Taylor Park

The 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.

  • Mondays
  • 11:30am - 1:30pm
  • Bauer Community Center at Taylor Park

Friday Friends


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

  • Fridays
  • 11:30am - 1:30pm
  • Bauer Community Center at Taylor Park

Creative Hands

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

  • Tuesdays
  • 10:00am - 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 and 3rd Wednesday of each month
  • 1:00pm - 2:30pm
  • Bauer Community Center at Taylor Park

Friday Friends


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

  • Fridays
  • 11:30am - 1:30pm
  • Bauer Community Center at Taylor Park

Life Lighters


Regular Meeting


  • 2nd Monday of each month
  • 11:00am - 1:00pm
  • September through June
  • Ryan Hall, 50 Short Hills Ave, 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 - 12:00pm
  • Bauer Community Center at Taylor Park

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

Millburn Guard


All retired men and women who are residents, former residents or residents of neighboring towns are invited to join weekly year-round meetings with stimulating programs, speakers, music and good fellowship. There are opportunities to join groups for golf, bridge, bowling and shuffleboard.

Regular Meeting


  • 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month (Sept-June)
  • 10:30am - 1:00pm
  • Bauer Community Center at Taylor Park

Contact Information


Interested candidates may contact Tom Swartz at 973-635-5483 for information on activities. Or click here for the Old Guard Website.

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 - 11:30am
  • Bauer Community Center at Taylor Park

Scrabble

A board game in which players use lettered tiles to create words in a crossword fashion. Enjoy a light-hearted game to clear the cobwebs of the mind. Scrabble players of all levels are welcome. Don’t know how to play? You will learn by the time the session is over.

  • Wednesdays
  • 10:00am - 12:00pm
  • Bauer Community Center at Taylor Park
  • No experience necessary

Other Programs


Other programs offered for Seniors:

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