Second Zumba class offered: Due to popular demand, the Council on Aging announces a second weekly Zumba Gold class on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. This class will be a Zumba Gold Toning class incorporating light weights into the workout. It will be taught by certified Zumba Gold instructor Stephanie Smith and will complement the Thursday Zumba Gold class, which is held at 9:30 a.m. Cost is $5 per class.
Support provided for Alzheimer’s patient families: Penacook Place is hosting an Alzheimer’s Family Support Group on the last Wednesday of the month from 6 to 7 p.m. The group will meet in the conference room at Penacook Place, 150 Water St. Contact Barbara Stricsek at 978-374-0707 for additional information.
Tax savings available: Did you know there are several ways to help senior citizens with property tax savings? Veterans, blind people, the elderly and those suffering hardships can receive applications at the Assessors Office in City Hall.
Volunteers needed for newsletter: Each month, the Council on Aging distributes more than 2,000 copies of its newsletter, “The Voice,” throughout the city. The council is seeking volunteers to collate and deliver newsletters. If you are interested in helping, call 978-374-2390, ext. 16.
New game played at Citizens Center: The Dominoes “Mexican Train” game is played at the Citizens Center on Thursdays at 10:30. If you are interested, call the Council on Aging at 978-374-2390. An instructor will teach novice players.
Scrabble games played: A Scrabble group has formed and meets at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesdays. Players meet in the library in the basement level of the Citizens Center.
Art classes offered: The Council on Aging is offering art classes with Cara Smoley on Thursdays from 12:15 to 1:45 p.m. Students should bring a 9-by-12 Bristol drawing pad, 2B pencil, and kneaded eraser. Smoley received a certificate in art at Cooper Union in New York City and her BFA from the University of Colorado. She welcomes experienced and inexperienced students.