Hopewell Valley Senior Services April 2019 Events and Activities

The Hopewell Valley Senior Services offers events, programs, educational classes, and lectures throughout the year. This month, they are offering the following:

AARP Safe Driver
Thursday, April 4, 9:00am-3:00pm at Medina Law Group, 230 W Delaware Ave, Pennington.  NEW LOCATION!! Parking is available at the Wells Fargo Bank across the street.  The AARP Driver Safety Program is the nation’s first and largest classroom refresher course designed especially for drivers 50 and older.  To register please call HV YMCA, 609-737-3048. There is a fee for the class, $15 per person for AARP members and $20 for non-members. Registration required by contacting YMCA. Bring check (made out to AARP or cash on the day of the class.

Brown Bag Luncheon
Friday, April 5 at 12:30pm, Pennington Presbyterian Church, 13 South Main Street. Pennington.  April 5th will be one of our “Aging in Grace” series programs at The Brown Bag Luncheon at Pennington Presbyterian Church. Two local attorneys, Laura W. Cassavell and Victor J. Medina will focus on Wills, Living Wills and Powers of Attorneys. Bring your sandwich.  Beverage and dessert will be provided. Lunch is at 12:30. The program will begin at 1:00.  Everyone is welcome.  First Friday Film—BlacKkKlansman (2018)  Friday, April 5, 1:30pm, Mercer County Library-Hopewell, 245 Pennington Titusville Road, Pennington.  A black detective sets out to infiltrate the Colorado chapter of the Ku Klux Klan with the help of his Jewish colleague. In the midst of the 1970s civil rights movement, they risk their lives to obtain insider information on the violent organization (R, 135 minutes).

Birthday Breakfast
Friday, April 12, 9:00am at Hopewell Valley Golf Club, 114 Pennington Hopewell Road, Hopewell.  Please join us for a birthday breakfast in your honor, along with other Hopewell Valley Seniors celebrating birthdays in the months from January-June.  We welcome and encourage spouses and guests to attend at a cost of $15, which may be paid at the door.  Registration is required, please call Liz, 609-537-0257 by Friday, April 5.

Healthy Outlooks for Older Adults – Alternative Approaches to Managing Pain
Wednesday, April 17, 10:00am, Hopewell Valley Senior Center, 395 Reading Street, Pennington. In this free one hour presentation, you will learn about the risks of prescription medications (opioids) such as Vicodin, Oxycontin or Codeine.  You will also learn about alternatives to pain management including acupuncture, yoga, physical therapy, chiropractics, massage, meditation, etc.  In addition, you will gain insights into prescription medication misuse, safe practices and proper disposal.  Free giveaways will also be available. We are asking to please register for this program. Please call,  Liz at 609-537-0257.

Downsizing, Decluttering and/or Moving?
Wednesday, April 24, 10:00am, HV Senior Center, 395 Reading Street, Pennington. Overwhelmed by the thought of downsizing, decluttering and moving? Don’t know where to start? John Walsh, Senior Move Manager and Founder of Princeton-based Walsh Senior Solutions will provide tips, tricks, and instructions to help you establish order and calm during the chaotic and stressful downsizing process. With the goal of how best to transition with your prized possessions to a smaller home, a 55+ Active Adult Community or a Senior Living Community, guidance will be provided on finding profitable solutions to your excess possessions through Estate Sales, Consignment, Online Selling, Donation or Discard, as well as reducing your moving bill and overall stress level.

Coffee Connections: Hopewell Theater
Monday, April 29, 10:00 am at Hopewell Borough Hall, 88 East Broad Street, Pennington. The Hopewell Theater  has re-opened its doors once again!  Whatever you are looking for, chances are you can view it at the Hopewell Theater, from movie screenings to live performances.  Come and learn about what the Hopewell Theater has to offer our community! Coffee and light refreshments will be provided. Registration is requested, please call Liz, 609-537-0257.

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