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June Adult Calendar


 

Pickleball/Active Adult Social & Pot Luck

 

Calling all active Stratham senior citizens!! If you are an active adult and enjoy Pickleball, Tennis, Hiking, Skiing, Biking, Snowshoeing, X-Country Skiing, etc., join us for a potluck social on June 5th from 5pm-7pm at the 4-H Pavilion at Stratham Hill Park to meet active adults who love to move and groove!! Bring an appetizer, main dish or dessert to share and something to drink!


Simply Healthy Luncheon- Understanding Diabetes: Reducing Risk

On June 11th from 11:30am-12:30pm, we welcome back Diana Robinson, Registered Dietitian from Hannaford in Exeter. She will share how to reduce your risk for developing pre-diabetes and explore the role nutrition plays in managing blood sugar. Goody bags and a healthy snack will be provided.

This program is FREE!!! Registration is required


Seniority Authority Podcast Discussion Group

Join us on June 19th, from 2pm to 3:30pm, in the Senior Gathering Room at the Stratham Municipal Center for the second installment of the Seniority Authority Podcast Discussion Group. We will be viewing a podcast on Dan Buettner's book, "The Blue Zones," which explores the secrets of places and individuals who live to be 100. The podcast is sure to be inspiring. If you're curious, we have the book available in our library, but reading it is not required! Enjoy some cookies during the event presented in partnership with the Wiggin Memorial Library.

Please register on the Wiggin Memorial Library website.


Fiddler on the Roof at the North Shore Music Theatre

On June 12, we are taking the van on the road to see the famous musical, Fiddler on the Roof, presented by the wonderful and talented folks at the North Shore Music Theater in Beverly, MA. We will be departing at 11:30am from the Stratham Municipal Center for an optional lunch at the NSMT Garden Bistro before the show begins at 2:00pm. We will return by 5pm.

Registration Required. $75.00 for Stratham residents $80.00 for non-residents. Lunch not included.


The Wright Museum of WWII - Community Trip

We are taking Murph’s Munch & Learn Series on the road to visit the Wright Museum of WWII in Wolfeboro, NH. The Wright Museum is a nonprofit educational institution dedicated to recognizing and honoring the contributions and enduring legacy of WWII-era Americans. The Department's 15-passenger van will be leaving the Stratham Municipal Center at 9:00am on June 25th to visit the Museum followed by lunch on the water in downtown Wolfeboro.

Registration required. $15.00 for Stratham residents, $20.00 for non-residents. Lunch NOT included


Yummy Yoga

When: Thursday afternoons, June 6th - July 25th from 12:00-1:00PM. (NO class on July 4th)

Where: Meeting Room A at the Stratham Municipal Center

Come join us for Yummy Yoga with Diane Smith, certified Yoga teacher and new Program Assistant for Stratham Parks & Recreation. Enjoy gentle flow yoga geared specifically for those new to yoga or those who are interested in a gentle practice. This class incorporates simple flowing sequences to warm up the body, as well as slower paced movements focusing on alignment, strength, balance, and flexibility.

FREE for Stratham residents. 7 classes for $65.00 for non-residents. Registration Required.

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Mah Jong Mondays

MahJong on Mondays from 1pm to 3pm beginning March 4th. This will be a relaxing, fun afternoon as we explore Mahjong. 

Maximum of 8 players


Learn to Play Bridge

When: Friday afternoons from 2:00pm-4:00PM. Starts on Friday February 16th. This is a 10-week series.

Where: Senior Gathering Room at the Stratham Municipal Center

This program is FREE!!! Registration Required.

“2-over-1 GAME FORCE” Want to brush up on your Bridge skills? Join Joe Watts, seasoned Bridge player to learn and play duplicate bridge. A basic knowledge of Bridge is required. I.e., previous experience with “Party Bridge” or Bridge according to Goren. Also intermediate players who would like to learn two over one are welcome. All supplies and lesson handouts will be provided.

Bridge is an excellent “brain” game with both strategy and social interaction being key. Don’t be intimidated, this will be a no pressure friendly atmosphere experience.

Upcoming Trips!

Crazy for You at the Ogunquit Playhouse - July 12th

Bedrock Gardens in Lee, NH - August 12th

Foster’s Clambake in York, ME - August 23rd

New England Botanic Garden at Tower Hill - September 13th

Castle in the Clouds in Moultonborough, NH - September 24th


What more information or need help registering? Give the Recreation Department a call or stop by the Municipal Center. Our number is (603) 772-4741. 

  • Mondays & Fridays: Bone Builders. Municipal Center. Currently full; call for wait list info (Addie 1-800-536-1193).*
  • Third Tuesdays: Stratham Seniors (“76”ers) potluck and speaker. Stratham Fire House. Call Parks & Rec for more info (772-7450).
  • Tuesdays: Hiking at Stratham Hill Park*
  • Wednesdays: Tai Chi. Municipal Center (September- June)*
  • *Online registration required to participate. Create an account by clicking here to register for these programs. 

Senior Resource Guide - Information on transportation, healthcare, Town of Stratham services, etc.
 

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Be sure to visit the Wiggin Memorial Library for additional senior programming. 

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