Quarterly Senior Events & Activities

February 2023

Thursday, Feb. 2 at 2:00- Senior Self Defense– Part 1 - Senior Center 

The program is taught by Larry Barr, a certified 10th degree Grandmaster. Soke Barr has been teaching for over 30 years. Learn common sense self defense! The class consists of breathing , stretching and light movements that have practical self defense applications. Come focus, get fit and have fun! Part 2 is Feb 9– PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Fri. Feb 3 at 2:00 -Could the South have Won? - Senior Center 

The Confederacy had four legitimate chances to win its independence: one each militarily, economically, diplomatically and electorally, according to James Devine, who has lectured on American and world history for over a decade at Bergen Community College. Join us on Friday, February 3, at 2 p.m. as Mr. Devine returns again to the TSC to evaluate these opportunities. Learn why these chances came to naught despite the best efforts of the Confederacy's generals, diplomats, politicians...and spies; saboteurs and foreign sympathizers. 

Tues. Feb. 7 at 1:00-Coffee Klatch  - Senior Center

The term “coffee klatch” comes from the German word, “kaffeeklatsch,” which translates to coffee (kaffee) + gossip (klatsch). It refers to a group of friends getting together over a cup of coffee, join us once a month for this casual gathering. 

Wed. Feb 8 at 6:00  - Senior Center

Men’s Pizza Party Sorry ladies, men only. Join us for a pizza party. Sign up today for this free event. Bring a friend! This event is sponsored by Achieve Homecare Agency. 

Fri., Feb 10 at 1:00- The Woman Who Loved Giraffes Documentary - Senior Center 


Dr. Anne Innis Dagg retraces the steps of her groundbreaking 1956 journey to South Africa to study giraffes in the wild – and discovers a startling contrast between the world of giraffes she once knew and the one it has become. Weaving through the past and present, her harrowing journey gives us an intimate look into the factors that destroyed her career and the forces that brought her back.

Tuesday, Feb 14 at 1:00 Friendentine’s Day Lunch - Senior Center 

Jersey Mike’s for lunch! Join us and celebrate our TSC family! Wear Red! There will be a Sinatra tribute as our entertainment. (Sponsored by Allegro Senior Living) Register today for this luncheon. Be sure to let us know your lunch choice: Italian Sub, Roast beef w/ provolone, Tuna, or Turkey w/provolone. $13.00 p

 Thurs. Feb 16 at 2:00 Religion in America - Senior Center 

We will continue our discussion of 'seeking truth from within' and affirming perennial truths that are revealed in myth, religion and literature. Hoping to have a Buddhist speaker join us to share how and why meditative practices help us seek truth and find peace. Hope you can join us. 

Friday, Feb 17 at 2:00 Washington Visits Barbados - Senior Center

A young George Washington’s visit to Barbados influenced the American Revolution. Instead of a pleasant winter trip to an idyllic tropical paradise, George becomes seriously ill and while recuperating educates himself on the island’s military defenses. Join us to learn how this “working vacation” played an important role in General Washington’s career. 

Tues. Feb 21 at 2:00 Mardi Gras BINGO  - Senior Center

Come try your luck at BINGO and try some fun Mardi Gras treats! 

Thurs. Feb 23 at 2:00 American Revolution in one hour- Senior Center

“The past is not dead. In fact, it’s not even past” (Wm. Faulkner) “Give me an hour and I’ll give you a country” (Joel Farkas) The creation of our country for those “in a hurry” On Your Mark! Get Set! GO!

Friday, Feb. 24 at 1:30 Safe Home Living - Senior Center

Get BIG results with small changes for a safer home in 2023 Staying safer in your home is a very important matter. If you are someone Aging In Place, safety issues vary. Come learn about what you can do to make your home a safer place. Setting the Stage LLC And All Things Neat will be presenting this informative talk.

Monday, Feb 27 at 2:00 Pastries with the Police - Senior Center

Patrolman Vincent Libretti is a Patrol Officer with the Tenafly Police Department. Officer Libretti grew up in Ramsey, NJ graduating from Ramsey High School in 2012. After graduating high school Officer Libretti enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and attended college at Ramapo College of New Jersey. After graduating college Officer Libretti deployed to Afghanistan in 2018. Officer Libretti worked for Amazon after returning from active duty and then joined the Tenafly Police Department in 2021. Since joining the police department Officer Libretti has become a member of the community policing unit, and a L.E.A.D (Law Enforcement Against Drugs) instructor. Officer Libretti likes to play hockey, golf, and spend time with his family in his free time.


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