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Please look for the new Fall Program of activities and events as an insert in this issue of The Charlotte News. As our building project continues to its final phase, we will be offering our basic programing for the early weeks of September. Join us for our delicious lunches, yoga, bridge, strength maintenance, Spanish conversation, mah jong, Pilates, tai chi, fitness and Friday morning art. For specific days and times, do call or stop in to chat about the possibilities. Here are a few other highlights to usher in the cooler temperatures.

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The September Art Exhibit will be an intergenerational show of works by Shirley Galliher and her son, John Walton. You can meet the artists and talk about their work after the luncheon on September 7 beginning at 1 p.m.

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Welcome aboard! Explore a shipwreck without getting wet! On Tuesday, July 5, meet Martha and Joe Barton-Rivera at the Center to carpool to the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum for a Shipwreck Tour. Did you know that there are over 300 historic shipwrecks at the bottom of Lake Champlain? Take a tour boat to the site of one of these wooden wrecks and go for a “dive” using a remotely operated vehicle (ROV).

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The Center is pleased to host the American Red Cross Blood Drive for this much needed community event on Thursday, June 9, from 2–7 p.m. Due to construction at the Center, the Charlotte Fire Station has agreed to be the location for this drive.

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Please note that The Friends of the Charlotte Senior Center Annual Plant Sale will not be held this year due to the anticipated limitations created by our building project. We all look forward to this wonderful community event returning next year!

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May 18: CHARLOTTE CENTRAL SCHOOL MUSICIANS
A select group of student musicians from Charlotte Central School will delight you with a variety of special songs they have been working on all semester in anticipation of their spring performances.

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We have just added a spring Pastel Painting Class with Shirley Reid-Thompson on Tuesday afternoons from 1–3:30. Dates: May 3, 10, 17 and 24. The emphasis will be on pastel painting techniques.

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Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End

Charlotte Library Director Margaret Woodruff and Alice Outwater, Ph.D., will continue to lead a discussion on Atul Gawande’s book on Monday afternoons from 1–2:30 p.m. at the Senior Center.

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The February/March Art exhibit includes works from several area fiber artists. Decorating the Charlotte Senior Center great room are hooked rugs, fiber sculpture, weaving, quilting and needle felting.

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Snow Days! If there is ever a question whether the Senior Center is closed due to weather, know that we will follow the CSSU school closings that are posted on local TV and radio stations as well as at cssu.org.

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Snow Days! If there is ever a question whether the Senior Center is closed due to weather, know that we will follow the CSSU school closings that are posted on local TV and radio stations as well as at cssu.org.

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Please look for the Winter Program of events and activities in the next issue of The Charlotte News. Until then, here are a few activities to finish up the fall season.
The November Art Exhibit will display works from Katra Kindar, a signature member of the Vermont Watercolor Society.

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The October art exhibit features original quilts and works in fiber by Vermont fiber artists Hope Johnson of Vermont Quilt Bee, Joanne Guillemette, Nancy Hayden, Angela Miller and Linda Lazarowski.

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Join Jim Lovejoy on Monday, October 5, from 1–3 p.m. for another afternoon of Poetry Reading. Building on the fun and excitement that has developed with the Poem in Your Pocket readings over the years, this after-lunch poetry bonanza allows everyone to listen, read, write and share a love of language.

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The French Conversation Group with Annette Zeff and friends gathers on Wednesday mornings from 10:30–11:30 a.m. Come challenge your brain! With an eye toward speaking and understanding the language better, this group comes together to “chat” about the week’s activities or interests with a goal of improving their fluency through listening and speaking. A fun, no pressure way to meet some new folks, sharpen your mind, and practice your French. Registration required. No fee.

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Would you like to learn how to play duplicate bridge? The Monday bridge group has been talking about providing lessons for newcomers who may be rusty in their duplicate bridge skills or who have never played duplicate. Come to the center on Monday by 12:30 p.m. and speak to Ed Ziemer, Warner White, Margery Rutherford or Sherry Goucho. They have volunteered to be instructors and will make arrangements for lessons at the center on Friday afternoons.

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Join Jim Lovejoy on Monday, Sept. 14, from 1–3 for a wonderful afternoon of Poetry Reading. Building on the fun and excitement that has developed with our Poem in Your Pocket readings over the years, this after-lunch poetry bonanza provides a regular time for listening, reading, writing and sharing a love of language. No fee.

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Please look for the new fall program of activities as an insert in the next issue of The Charlotte News. Until then, we close out our summer days with these additional offerings to the regular weekly schedule.

Our 10th Annual Charlotte Senior Center Community Art Show will hang in the great room for the month of September and is open to all “creative spirits,” 50 years or older, in our community. Registration forms with specific details are on the table in the front foyer with an August 21 deadline for submission. As always, a reception will be held for the artists, friends and relatives on Wednesday, Sept. 2, at 1 p.m.

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We hope you can join us to celebrate the lazy, hazy days of summer at our Annual BBQ on Friday, Aug. 21. Bring your family and friends for a great time. Rain or shine the party will begin with appetizers at 5 p.m. and dinner “hot off the grill” at 6 p.m. Registration required. Fee: $12/person.