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Township of Livingston
                                                         Sept./October 2009
Volume 1, Issue 5

 Saturday, September 26,                             Township Names Director of Senior, Youth and Leisure Services
    8:30AM—11:30AM                                       Township Manager Michele Meade                        and leisure activities that are not
     Hearing, Vision,                                is pleased to announce that Jennifer                      coordinated as effectively as they could
   Podiatry, Dental and                              Hessberger will become the Director of                    be and that better coordination of these
                                                     Senior, Youth and Leisure Services for                    services would result in better use of
     other screenings.
                                                     the Township of Livingston. This new                      resources as well as stronger and
 Information booths and                              department will encompass existing                        expanded programming.
   much, much more!                                  recreation and senior programs as well                        Some elements of the Study have
   Call 973-535–7961 ext                             as programs that the Township supports                    already been implemented such as
    226, 227 or 228 for                              financially such as Livingston Youth                      delegating Project Graduation to a
                                                     and Community Services (LYCS) and                         parent teacher organization which was
                                                     Livingston Municipal Alliance                             successfully accomplished in the
                                                     Committee (LMAC).                                         2008/2009 school year. With the
                                                         Hessberger currently serves as                        retirements in 2008 from the positions
                                                     Senior Director at the Westfield Area                     of Youth Coordinators and Senior
                                                     YMCA. In this role she is responsible                     Coordinator and providing those
                                                     for all administration and operations of                  services in a more cost efficient
          Don't Forget                               Sports & Recreation, Active Older                         manner, the Township is not expending
                                                     Adults, Aquatics/Competitive Aquatics,                    new money for this position.
          Daylight                                   and Health & Wellness departments and                         Mayor Buddy August remarked that
     Savings Time ends                               facilities. She also served as the Youth                  “the Township Council is happy to be
       November 1st                                  and Adult Sports Director at the same                     moving forward with the recommended
                                                     facility prior to becoming Senior                         changes for the creation of the
                                                     Director and has years of experience                      Department of Senior, Youth and
                                                     planning and implementing various                         Leisure Services with the hiring of the
                                                     leisure programs, instructional classes                   new Director.”
                                                     and sports programs.                                          “Jennifer Hessberger has both
                                                         Creation of the new Department of                     excellent administrative skills to create
                                                     Senior, Youth and Leisure Services was                    an effective organizational structure for
                                                     recommended as part of the Township’s                     the new department as well as the
                                                     study of Youth Services in 2007. The                      programming and communications
                                                     Report recommended among other                            expertise to satisfy community needs.”
                                                     things: location of all youth, leisure,                   said Meade. “She is looking forward to
 STAFF CONTACTS:                                     and similar social services into one                      getting to know the Livingston
 Ronni Zuckerman                                     common department and development                         residents and organizations and
 973-535-7925                                        of a comprehensive strategic plan in                      working with them to strengthen
                                                     collaboration with stakeholder groups,                    recreation, wellness, and leisure
 Director of Recreation                              Livingston Healthy Community Healthy                      activities for all age groups.”
 Lauren Glassman                                     Youth Committee and the Township                              Hessberger will assume her new
 973-535-7961                                        Council. The reason for these recom-                      duties as Director of Senior, Youth and
 Human Services Coordinator                          mendations are that Livingston has                        Leisure Services on September 11,
                                                     excellent programs for seniors, youth,                    2009.

Inside this issue:
Senior CarFit ...................................... 2        Health Department Information                       Sept/Oct Calendars....................... 5, 6
Club News .......................................... 2          Flu Shots, Immunizations ................ 3       Senior Recreation Programs ............ 7
Around Town................................... 3, 4           Livingston Library Events.................. 4       Trip Information ................................. 8
Senior & Disabled Transportation..... 3                       Historical Society News..................... 4
Senior Spotlight                                                                                                            Page 2

Senior CarFit Program                                              Tuesday, September 22, 10AM - 2PM
The Livingston Police Department is proud to present the first Senior CarFit program for our Livingston residents.
    CarFit is an educational program that offers senior            with recommended car adjustments and adaptations in
drivers the opportunity to check how well their personal           several areas including line of sight, mirror adjustment
vehicles “fit” them and to highlight actions they can take         and good foot positioning on the gas and brake pedals. It
to improve their fit. A proper fit in one’s personal vehicle       is very important that a driver is at a safe distance from
can greatly increase not only the driver’s safety but also         the steering wheel to prevent injuries from the airbag.
the safety of others. At a CarFit event, a team of trained         The Livingston Police Department will be holding a
technicians and occupational therapy practitioners work            CarFit event on September 22, 2009 at the Livingston
with each participant to ensure they fit their vehicle             Senior Community Center, 204 Hillside Avenue.
properly for maximum comfort and safety. The entire                    For further information or to schedule an appoint-
process takes about 20 minutes. Participants will leave            ment, please call Ronni Zuckerman at 973-535-7925.

Club News
Old Guard:                                                          Classical Music Lovers Club
Open to retired and/or semi-retired Livingston men, this group      Open to any Livingston senior, this member run club features
features social activities, educational groups, trips and other     presentations, speakers, videos and musical recordings of
special events. Listed here are some of the weekly activities       group members favorite classical music pieces, composers and
scheduled at the LSCC:                                              operas.
General Meetings                     Tuesdays, 10AM                 The group meets monthly and uses a rotating schedule of
Computer Training Sessions           Mondays, 10AM                  members for the presentations. No expertise is required, just a
Financial Discussion Group           Tuesdays, 8:45AM               love of classical music and opera.
Drop-in Game Room                    Tuesdays, 12PM
Thursday Discussion Group            Thursdays, 9AM                 Meetings       First Tuesdays of the Month
Upcoming speakers:                                                                 (except November, the meeting bill be Nov 10)
                                                                    Time:          1PM—3PM
∗   September 1 - President’s meeting, Labor Day -
                                                                    Sept. 1:       "Immortal Beloved"
∗   September 8 - Mayor Charles “Buddy” August                      Oct. 6:        Life of Mozart
    Topic: Livingston - ”Our Town”                                  Location:      Senior/Community Center, Lower Level
∗   September 15 - Dolores Keller, Livingston Health Department                    204 Hillside Avenue
    Topic: Health/Bingo                                             Please call 973-535-7925 if you have any questions.
∗   September 22 - Dr. Joshua Fiske, MD, Urology
    Topic: Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
∗   September 29 - Dr. Brad Draeger, Superintendent of Schools      Thursday Seniors
    Topic: Livingston High School -”Tour”                           This is a social organization for women and men ages 55 and
∗   October 6 - Patrol Officer Gary Mankowitz, Livingston Police    over. Meeting are every Thursday at the LSCC, activities
    Department, Topic: Livingston Community Policing                include speakers, social hour and games. Participants should
∗   October 13 - Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr., Essex County Executive     bring their own lunch. Call Mary Mac at 973-994-4235 for more
    Topic: Essex County Government                                  information regarding the group.
∗   October 20 - Dolores Keller, Livingston Health Department       Meetings — Thursdays, 12PM—3:30PM
    Topic: Exercise and Fitness
∗   October 27 - Dr. Shawn Klein,MD, Ophthalmologist                AARP News Brief
    Topic: Refractive Surgery (Lasik) & Corneal Disease             AARP Chapter #3663 meets the first Friday of each month at
Oak Leaf:                                                           the LSCC. Meetings are open to members only. For member-
                                                                    ship information, please contact Kathy Murphy at 973-992-1357
Open to Livingston women ages 55 and over. This group fea-
tures socials, movies, cards, games, speakers and trips. Meet-      Upcoming Meetings:
ings are held every Wednesday at the LSCC. Contact Betty            September 4
Weber at 973-992-1093 for more information.                         October 2
Meetings — Wednesdays, 11AM                                         Check out upcoming trip information on the back page!
Senior Spotlight                                                                                                                   Page 3

Motor Meals Program                                                                    Transportation Program
Delivery of nutritious meals for homebound Livingston                     Transportation is available to locations in and immediately
residents is available through the Motor Meals program.                   surrounding the township limits to residents ages 60 and
The volunteers deliver the meals Monday—Friday around                     over and the disabled. Rides may be scheduled 24 hours
11AM. There is a weekly fee.                                              to one week in advance. No same day appointments are
Volunteer drivers are being sought to assist with weekly                  available.
delivery. To find out more about this service call 973-992-                Call 973-535-7925, select “1” at the prompt for more
1293.                                                                     information on this service.

SHIP Info                                                               Smoke & Carbon Dioxide Alarm Checks
Do you need assistance understanding or completing your                 Through the courtesy of a Township resident, senior adults may
Medicare or other insurance paperwork? The Senior Health                have the batteries in their Smoke and Carbon Dioxide alarms
Insurance Program (SHIP) may be able to help.                           changed or new appliances installed.
Appointments are available on Mondays beginning                         Battery changes should be made twice a year. The beginning
September 14 from 10AM —2PM. Call 973-535-7925 to                       and ending of Daylight Savings time is a great way to remember
schedule your appointment today.                                        to do it!
                                                                        Anyone interested in participating in this program should contact
                                                                        Lauren Glassman at 973-535-7961, ext. 231
Health Department Offerings
The Livingston Nursing Department, a division of the Department of                          The Fourth Annual
Health, Welfare and Human Services, offers a variety of health
screenings and special programs throughout the year .                               ESSEX COUNTY
                                                                                 SENIOR WELLNESS DAY
Flu Shots:                                                                                       Free Event
Dates: Wednesday        October 14    Last names A—M                    Tuesday, September 22, 2009 10 AM - 2 PM
         Wednesday      October 21    Last names N—Z
         Tuesday        Nov 3         9—3:00PM                                 Essex County Richard J. Codey Arena
                                                                                       560 Northfield Avenue
Times: 10AM—12PM on Wednesday.                                                           West Orange, NJ
Fees: Free for residents 65 and over with Medicare Card.                     Health Screenings•Musical Entertainment
          $20 for all others.                                                       Free Food•Farmers' Market
Location: LSCC                                                           Exercise Demonstrations•Free Admission to Turtle
Pneumonia and Shingles Vaccines:                                                  Back Zoo for all Seniors•Dancing
                                                                              Valuable Information•And Much More!
Available by appointment through the Nurses office.
                                                                               For information, call 973-621-4400
Call the office at 973-535-7961, ext. 226, 227 or 228, visit the town          To arrange for transportation, please call
website at or watch the West Essex Tribune for            973-535-7925, select “1” at the prompt.
more information regarding all programming.

  Blood Pressure Screening Dates
 The Nursing Division of the Department of Health, Welfare and Human Services will conduct blood pressure screenings on the
 following dates:
            September:                              October:
 LSCC:      Wednesday, Sept. 9, 23                  Monday, Oct. 5
            Friday, Sept. 18                        Wednesday, Oct. 14, 28
                                                    Friday, Oct. 16

 All screenings are by appointment. Please call 973-535-7961, ext. 226, 227 or 228
Senior Spotlight                                                                                                                        Page 4

Between the Lines — What’s Up at Livingston Library
                                                                                                October 9, 2009
Senior Happening:                              One and Only Bing Crosby" with Bill Levy.
                                                                                                The Reluctant Fundamentalist by
3rd Friday of each month.                      This program is made possible in part by         Mohsin Hamid
Brown bag lunch at 12PM.                       funds from the New Jersey State Council
                                                                                                Reviewed by Barbara Hauser
Programs begin at 1PM.                         on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner
                                               Agency of the National Endowment for the         Copies of the books are available at the
Winchester Gardens of Maplewood                                                                 library approximately one month prior to
will provide dessert and coffee which          Arts, and administered by the Essex
                                               County Division of Cultural and Historic         each discussion.
will be served by The Friends of the
                                               Affairs.                                         In addition, on Thursday, October 29,
                                                                                                Allan Kitty will be performing Mark
On Friday September 25, the                    Let’s Talk About Books:                          Twain's Last Stand prior to his
program will feature Elizabeth Tryon,          Discussions begin at 12:45PM in the              off-Broadway opening. The program will
accompanied by Louis Menendez                  Program Room.                                    be at 7:30pm.
performing "Sound of Angels".
                                               September 11, 2009                               For more information about these or
On October 16, the topic will be "The          Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortensen              other library programs, please call 973-
                                               Reviewed by Phyllis Richardson                   992-4600.

           Livingston Historical Society Information
In November 1962, The Livingston                                                               Topic: Elderhostel
                                              September. The public is invited to attend       Open Houses and Tours:
Township Committee purchased the
Force Home for $ 30,000 hoping to             the free meetings at the LSCC on:                At present Historical Society members
develop a historical center and form a        MONDAY, Sept. 28, 7:30 pm                        conduct monthly “Open House” tours of
Historical Society to establish and           Speaker: Prof. Frank Greenagel                   the home, free of charge.
maintain it. It is located at 366             Topic: Historical Folklore of Phillipsburg,      Sunday, Sept. 13, 2PM—4PM
Livingston Ave. and is open for tours -       N.J.                                             Sunday, October 11, 2PM—4PM
FREE- of charge.                              MONDAY, Oct. 26, 7:30 pm
                                                                                                  For more information contact the society at
The Livingston Historical Society will        Speaker: Joseph Viviani
resume the 2009-10 season in
                                                                      Ask the Pharmacist
The Enclave                                                           Monday, October 26, 11:00am to 1:00pm – a light lunch will be served.
The following activities are also being held at the Enclave           Bring all your medications, herbs, vitamins and over-the-counter
and are open to Livingston senior adult residents. Call Bob           drugs and have a certified pharmacist answer your questions
Sternlicht at 973-992-5900 for more information.                      and inspect your medications to make sure they are not expired
∗   September 6, Frankie & the Dreamakers (50’s group)
                                                                      and will not interact badly with each other. You will also learn
    Dinner 6:00 pm Lobster $31.00, Veal Parm $26.00, Steak,           how to keep all your items in the medicine cabinet safe from
    $28.00                                                            “inquisitive” grandchildren and other visitors. Learn how to
                                                                      dispose of your drugs in a safe, harmless manner that does not
∗   October 4, Pig Roast/ Fried Turkey and entertainment, 1:00
                                                                      pollute the water supply. Bring your expired medications which
    pm. $28.00, after 9/15, $30.00.
                                                                      will be collected for safe disposal. RSVP to the Recreation
∗   October 8, The great American steak out 6:00, Jimmy               Department at 973-535-7925.
    Sabini entertains. Choice of 1 lb sirloin steak or Tilapia,

    $27.00 if purchased before 9/15, $29.50 after 9/15.
    October 12, Italian feast with entertainment at 6:00 pm
                                                                     Volunteer Opportunities
                                                                     Knitting Group: This drop-in group meets the 3rd Tuesday of each
    $26.00 before 9/15, $28.50 after 9/15                            month, from 1-3PM, to knit a variety of pieces such as baby hats, lap
∗   October 21, Wednesday. Carrie’s Fishers Play in N.Y.             robes, shawls and blankets. These items are donated to area social
    Wishful Drinking, Orchestra seats, Bus Trip, Dinner.             service agencies. Knitting needles, patterns and yarn are provided.
    Includes all tips & taxes except alcohol, $127.50 prepaid,       All skill levels are welcome.
    must be paid prior to 9/13.                                      Program Leaders: In an effort to expand Senior Adult programs, we
∗   October 23, 6:00 pm Chicken & Ribs Dinner with M                 are seeking volunteers with expertise in any number of program
    Squared entertaining $22.00 before 9/15, $25.00 after 9/15       areas to lead social or educational groups. Please contact Ronni
                                                                     Zuckerman at 973-535-7925
                                                                                                                                                               FACILITY KEY:
                                                                                                                                                               LSCC = Senior/Community Center
                                                                                                                                                               MCCC = Monmouth Court Community Center
                                                                                                                                                               NL = Northland Recreation Center
                                                                                                                                                               NOTE: Programs with no facility designation
September 2009                                                                                                                                                 are held at the LSCC.

Sun                           Mon                                 Tue                            Wed                        Thu                          Fri                            Sat

                                                                  1                              2                          3                            4                              5

         NOTE: Pre-registration is required for some                   OG Financial Discussion       Oak Leaf — 12PM            OG Thursday Discussion       AARP Meeting—12PM
                                                                       Group—8:45AM                                             Group—9AM
         programs. Please call the Recreation Office
                                                                       Old Guard—10AM                                           Thursday Seniors—12PM
         at 973-535-7925 if you have any questions.
                                                                       Classical Music Club

6                             7                                   8        Resident Senior       9                          10                           11                             12
                                        Labor Day                             Program                Oak Leaf — 12PM            OG Thursday Discussion       Let's Talk About Books
    The Enclave - 6PM              Township Offices Closed               Registration Begins                                    Group—9AM                    12:45PM at Livingston
    See page 4                                                        OG Financial Discussion        PNC Concert 1:30 PM        Thursday Seniors—12PM        Library
                                                                      Group—8:45AM                   The Cameos
                                                                      Old Guard—10AM

13                            14                                  15       Non-Resident          16                         17                           18                             19
                                                                          Senior Program
    Livingston Historical         Senior Fitness—10AM                    Registration Begins         Senior Fitness—10AM        OG Thursday Discussion
    Society Open House Tour       Location MCCC                                                      Location MCCC              Group—9AM
     2-4PM                                                                                           Oak Leaf — 12PM            Thursday Seniors—12PM
                                  Drop-In Bridge 12:30-3PM             OG Financial Discussion
                                                                       Old Guard—10AM
20                            21                                  22          Senior CarFit      23                         24                           25                             26
                                                                                                                                                             Chair Yoga—10AM
                                  Senior Fitness—10AM                       Program - LSCC           Senior Fitness—10AM        OG Thursday Discussion                                      FALL HEALTH FAIR
                                                                                                                                                             Senior Happening 12PM
                                  Location MCCC                        OG Financial Discussion       Location MCCC              Group—9AM                                                   8:30AM—11:30AM
                                                                                                                                                             Livingston Library
                                                                       Group—8:45AM                  Oak Leaf — 12PM            Thursday Seniors—12PM
                                  Drop-In Bridge 12:30-3PM             Old Guard—10AM                                           PNC Concert 1:30 PM
                                                                       Knitting Group 1-3PM                                     US Army Field Band

27                            28                                  29                             30
                                  Senior Fitness—10AM                  OG Financial Discussion       Senior Fitness—10AM
                                  Location MCCC                        Group—8:45AM                  Location MCCC
                                  Drop-In Bridge 12:30-3PM             Old Guard—10AM                Oak Leaf — 12PM
                                  Livingston Historical Society                                      Tai Chi 11-12PM
                                                                       Knitting Group 1-3PM
                                  Presentation 7:30 PM at LSCC                                       Table Tennis 11-12PM
                                                                                                     Location: NL
                                                                                                                                                 FACILITY KEY:
                                                                                                                                                 LSCC = Senior/Community Center
                                                                                                                                                 MCCC = Monmouth Court Community Center
                                                                                                                                                 NL = Northland Recreation Center
    October 2009                                                                                                                                 NOTE: Programs with no facility designation
                                                                                                                                                 are held at the LSCC.

Sun                        Mon                               Tue                       Wed                        Thu                       Fri                            Sat

                                                                                                                  1                         2                              3
     NOTE: Pre-registration is required for some
                                                                                                                   OG Thursday Discussion       AARP Meeting—12PM
     programs. Please call the Recreation Office                                                                   Group—9AM
     at 973-535-7925 if you have any questions.                                                                    Thursday Seniors—12PM
                                                                                                                                            Chair Yoga—10AM

4                          5                                 6                         7                          8                         9                              10
                               Senior Fitness—10AM           OG Financial Discussion       Oak Leaf — 12PM
                               Location MCCC                                                                       OG Thursday Discussion   Chair Yoga—10AM
The Enclave - 1PM                                            Group—8:45AM                  Senior Fitness—10AM
                               Drop-In Bridge 12:30-3PM                                                            Group—9AM                Let's Talk About Books
See page 4                                                   Old Guard—10AM                Location MCCC
                               International Folk                                                                  Thursday Seniors—12PM    12:45PM at Livingston
                               Dancing 11-12PM               Classical Music Club          Tai Chi 11-12PM
                                                                                                                   Mahjong 2-4PM            Library
                                                             1-3PM                         Table Tennis 11-12PM
                                                                                           Location: NL
11                         12                                13                        14                         15                        16                             17
                                                                                           Oak Leaf — 12PM
Livingston Historical          Senior Fitness—10AM           OG Financial Discussion       Senior Fitness—10AM     OG Thursday Discussion   Chair Yoga—10AM
                               Location MCCC
Society Open House Tour                                      Group—8:45AM                  Location MCCC           Group—9AM                Senior Happening 12PM
                               Drop-In Bridge 12:30-3PM
 2-4PM                         International Folk            Old Guard—10AM                Tai Chi 11-12PM         Thursday Seniors—12PM    Livingston Library
                               Dancing 11-12PM               Knitting Group 1-3PM          Table Tennis 11-12PM    Mahjong 2-4PM
                                                                                           Location: NL

18                         19                                20                        21                         22                        23                             24
                               Senior Fitness—10AM                                         Oak Leaf — 12PM
                                                             OG Financial Discussion       Senior Fitness—10AM     OG Thursday Discussion       Chair Yoga—10AM
                               Location MCCC
                                                             Group—8:45AM                  Location MCCC           Group—9AM
                               Drop-In Bridge 12:30-3PM
                               International Folk            Old Guard—10AM                Tai Chi 11-12PM         Thursday Seniors—12PM        The Enclave - 6PM
                               Dancing 11-12PM               Knitting Group 1-3PM          Table Tennis 11-12PM    Mahjong 2-4PM                See page 4
                                                                                           Location: NL

25                         26 Senior Fitness—10AM            27                        28                         29                        30                             31
                                  Drop-In Bridge 12:30-3PM                                 Oak Leaf — 12PM
                                                             OG Financial Discussion       Senior Fitness—10AM    OG Thursday Discussion    Chair Yoga—10AM
                            International Folk Dancing
                                                             Group—8:45AM                  Location MCCC          Group—9AM
                            Livingston Historical Society    Old Guard—10AM                Tai Chi 11-12PM        Thursday Seniors—12PM
                            Presentation 7:30 PM at LSCC     Knitting Group 1-3PM          Table Tennis 11-12PM   Mahjong 2-4PM
                            Ask the Pharmacists                                            Location: NL
                            11-1PM, LSCC
Senior Spotlight                                                                                                                  Page 7

 Fall session registration for               Stretch It Out-Chair Yoga                                   Chair Yoga
                                                                                                         Activity #: 4331.307
 Senior Programs opens                       Gentle yoga stretching has been shown to greatly
                                                                                                         Day:      Fridays
                                             relieve stress, boost the immune system and relieve
 Tuesday, September 8 for                    chronic pain. The Livingston Recreation Department          Dates: 9/25 - 12/18
 residents and September 15                  offers a Chair Yoga class for seniors and other             No class 11/28
                                             individuals unable to perform the standard yoga             Times: 10—11AM
 for non-residents at the                    movements on the floor and standing without                 Fee: $48—Residents
 Recreation Office,                          assistance. Focus is on stretching, breathing,                        $72—Non-residents
                                             balance and gentle toning. Fall session classes begin
 204 Hillside Avenue.                                                                                    Location: LSCC
                                             on September 25.

International Folk Dancing                 Arthritis Water Workout Program                                Arthritis Swim Program
Ages 55 and over             NEW           Hosted by the West Essex YMCA, this water workout              Activity #: Tue. 1400.401
                                           program is for men and women who have been                                 Thu. 1400.402
Ethnic music and dance with physical
                                           diagnosed with osteoarthritis or osteoporosis. Done in         Day:      Tue. OR Thu.
and mental benefits. This class is low
                                           shallow water, the program uses specific movements to          Dates: Sept 29—Dec 15
impact; no partners needed; and
                                           help strengthen the bones and surrounding muscles to
great for improving balance, strength                                                                     Times: 9—10AM
                                           help alleviate the pain and stiffness of these conditions.
and memory.                                Registration opens for residents on Tuesday, Septem-           Fee: No charge, but
Soft-soled shoes required.                 ber 8. Class size is limited to 15 per class. Please                     pre-registration is
Limit: 25                                  register initially for one day only. If space permits the                required.
Activity #:       4340.401                 day before classes begin, additional day registration will     Location: West Essex YMCA
Day:              Monday, 11-12PM          be permitted.                                                  Ages: 55 and over
Dates:            10/5—12/14
Fee:              $44-Residents
                  $66-Non-residents        “T’ai Chi Chih—Joy Thru Movement” Class                      Table Tennis           NEW
Location:         LSCC
                                           Based on ancient Oriental wellness principles, the           Ages   55 and over
                                           program utilizes a series of slow and gentle move-           Come out and learn how to play
Mahjong Instruction            NEW         ments to help circulate and balance the Chi—The Vital        or improve your skills in table
Ages 55 and over                           Force or Universal Energy. Great for all ages and skill      tennis (also known as ping
This class will offer an introduction to   levels, the program can be done standing or seated to        pong). At the same time, meet
and instruction in playing mahjong, a      accommodate your level of fitness.                           others interested in the game,
game that involves skill, strategy and                                                                  socialize and exercise. There is
                                           Instructor Bill Walton has been an accredited T’ai Chi
calculation, as well as a certain                                                                       no charge for this program but
                                           Chih Instructor since 2001.
degree of luck.                                                                                         pre-registration is required.
                                           Limit: 25
Limit: 24                                                                                               Class size is limited to 20.
                                           Activity #:        4881.461
Activity #:         1020.401                                                                            Activity #:         7541.402
                                           Day:               Wednesday, 11-12PM
Day:                Thur., 2 - 4PM                                                                      Day:                Wednesday
                                           Dates:             9/30 - 12/16
Dates:              10/8—11/5                                                                           Time:               11-12 PM
                                                              No class 11/11
Fee:                No charge but pre-                                                                  Dates:              9/30 - 11/18
                                           Fee:               $33-Residents
                    registration req.                                                                   No class 11/11
Location:           LSCC                                                                                Location: Northland
                                           Location:          LSCC
                                                                                                        Community Center

Senior FitPass
FitPasses are available for purchase at the Recreation Office in units of 12 or 24 sessions. Senior fitness classes feature low impact
aerobic routines and gentle stretching and toning exercise. The cost for Livingston residents, 12 sessions, is $36, non-residents, $54:
24 sessions, residents, $72, non-residents, $108. Classes meet Monday and Wednesday from 10-11AM beginning September 14 at
Monmouth Court Community Center. Flexible schedule - purchase a FitPass and use as you desire.
                                              October 21-Wed.-Delaware Water Gap          Donations Sought
AARP:                                         Trolley & Stroudsmoor Inn
Atlantic City Trips                           Cost -$58.00 per person includes trans-     The Senior Adult Program is seeking the
Wednesday, September 16                       port, lunch, trolley ride, tip & tax        following items for loaning and use in
$25/person                                    Time: 9:45-5:30                             programs:
Call Marie Mancino at 973-992-1958 for        For further info call Lucille at            New skeins or remnants of yarn —
more details. Buses leave at 10AM from        973-535-1980 ext. 11                        assorted colors of worsted weight and
the LSCC.                                                                                 pastels or white in baby soft weights.
                                              The Enclave:                                Donations may be dropped off at the
Cedar Street Commons                          October 21, Wednesday.                      Recreation Office, 204 Hillside Ave.,
Sept. 9-Wed.-Mt.Airy Casino                   Carrie’s Fishers Play in N.Y. Wishful       Mon—Fri, 8:30AM —4:30PM
Cost-$22.00 per person                        Drinking, Orchestra seats, Bus Trip,
Return-$25.00 slot play & $5.00 food                                                      Gently used assistive devices — canes,
voucher                                       Dinner, Includes. all tips & Taxes except   walkers, crutches and wheelchairs.
                                              alcohol, $127.50 prepaid, must be paid      Donations may be dropped off at the
Time: 9:30-5:30
                                              prior to 9/13. For information, call Bob    Health Department, 204 Hillside Ave.,
Sept. 15-Tues.-Long Branch, NJ
Cost-$15.00 per person                        Sternlicht at 973-992-5900.                 Mon—Fri, 8:30AM —4:30PM Thank you!
Stroll the boardwalk, enjoy the sights,
Lunch on your own                              Free Tickets
10:30-4:00                                     PNC Bank Arts Center                       All performances at 1:30PM
                                               The Cameos                                 Rain or Shine!
October 14-Wed.-Mt.Airy Casino                                                            Tickets available at the Recreation
                                               With Impressionist Mark Verselli
Cost-$22.00 per person                                                                    Office, 204 Hillside Avenue
                                               Wednesday, September 9, 2009
Return-$25.00 slot play & $5.00 food           US Army Field Band                         Monday—Friday, 8:30AM - 4:30PM
voucher                                        “The Musical Ambassadors of the Army”      Limited supply of tickets available
Time: 9:30-5:30                                Thursday, September 24, 2009               No transportation is provided.

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                                                                                                                Livingston, NJ
                                                                                                                Permit No. 16

Township of Livingston
Livingston Senior/Community Center
204 Hillside Avenue
Livingston NJ 07039

Phone: 973-535-7925

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                        Reminder: All Township offices closed — Monday, September 7, 2009

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