Senior Moment-um is an active senior adult program that meets regularly on Mondays. This program is open to residents of Gilford and the surrounding communities.
RSVP to the Gilford Parks and Recreation Department by the date specified by calling the office at 527-4722. Unlike in the past, it is now REQUIRED that you RSVP by the date provided.
January 4 (Wednesday) ---- Senior Strides Continuing!
Welcome to 2023! Now that the holidays have flown by, and all the candies and goodies have been eaten- who's not thinking about perhaps getting a little exercise during these remaining winter months? Join us on Wednesdays from 9:00 AM- 10:00 AM at the Gilford Youth Center Gym to do a bit of indoor walking! No need to worry about ice or snow or how cold it is outside!!! There's no charge for this program. Just bring comfortable walking shoes and your own water bottle, and enjoy some social time whole you get your steps. Walk as many laps around the gym as you like, it's up to you! Chairs will be available to take a break while you're walking. No need to RSVP- just come, sign up and join us!! Just for fun, we may even mix in a little "Poker Walking" as well!!
January 9- Bingo and Pizza
We haven’t played Bingo for a while, so let’s give it a go!! We will meet at the Gilford Community Church, Fellowship Hall at 12:00 Noon for a tasty array of pizza choices along with soda, coffee, tea and water. There will be a $5.00 charge for the pizza lunch. After we’re done with eating, we’ll start the Bingo. There will be a variety of prizes to the winners of each game, so come and have some fun – and maybe you’ll be the one who gets to shout “BINGO!!!” Please RSVP by Thursday, January 5.
January 16 - Civil Rights/Martin Luther King Day - No Program
January 23– Water Street Café Brunch
Did someone say Brunch Date? We will meet over at the Café located on 141 Water Street in Laconia at 11:00 am. You can have a late breakfast or an early lunch, it’s up to you. This great little restaurant features a variety of American favorites. Each participant is responsible for their own lunch costs. Please RSVP by Thursday, January 19 in order for us to confirm our reservations.
January 25 (WEDNSESAY) – Dessert and a Show
Please join us as we watch the GMS Performing Arts presentation of the romantic fairytale musical “Singin’ in the Rain, Jr.” As always, the talent and abilities of these Middle School students will delight, entertain, and amaze you! We will be providing a “dessert and coffee” hour, starting at 5:00 PM in the Gilford High School Cafeteria. An array of yummy desserts, coffee, tea, and water will be provided. The show starts promptly at 6:00 PM in the GHS Auditorium. There is NO charge for the performance, but space is limited. PLEASE RSVP NO LATER THAN FRIDAY, JANUARY 20
February 13 – Afternoon at the Movies
Happy Valentine’s Day! Singles or couples, let’s get together for a little food and laughs! We will meet at the Gilford Community Church, Fellowship Hall at 1:30 PM. We will be providing a variety of snacks such as popcorn, candy, along with soda, coffee, tea, and water to drink. After everyone is served, we’ll sit back and relax while watching the romantic comedy “Valentine’s Day.” This movie stars names such as Ashton Kutcher, Jennifer Garner, Patrick Dempsey, etc. Please RSVP by Thursday, February 9. There is no charge for this program.
February 27 – Winter Potluck and Craft
Most likely, it has been a LONG, cold winter by now. We all like to eat and try different foods, so how about bringing a favorite appetizer, salad, main dish, or dessert that you would be willing to share with the group? Well, here’s your chance! We’ll have everything set up, and we will start the “food fest” at 11:30 AM
at the Gilford Community Church, Fellowship Hall. We truly hope you will be able to join us for this fun, eating extravaganza – bring your dish and of course, your appetite! If you have a crockpot and need electricity, we’ll be set up for that. And if you have a copy or copies of your recipe that you could bring, that would be great, too. Please RSVP by Thursday, February 23 and let us know what you will be bringing. There is no charge.