Rivermills Reminder 

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The RiverMills Reminder is printed and distributed with funds provided by the City of Chicopee, the state Executive Office of Elder Affairs, local businesses, and individual contributors. 

                                                      Current Issue:

iPad Lending Prgram

RiverMills Center Tablet Lending Program now has more tablets available for lending. If you are a Chicopee senior with internet access who needs an updated device, or if you are thinking of buying a new tablet but are not sure what to get. You can borrow one of our iPads for up to 3 weeks! These tablets can be used to get online, play games, or join Zoom programming. The tablets will also have charging and typing accessories, as well as a user's guide.

If you are a Chicopee senior who could use a tablet please contact Program Technician Jona Ruiz at 534-3698 ext.104 or send an email to jruiz@chicopeema.gov.

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Below is a list of all our programs and the Zoom links you will need to join the programs taking place this month. If you would like to participate in any of the programs below but are unfamiliar with Zoom, our Program Technician can help you get connected. To schedule an appointment for assistance, please call Jona at 413-534-3698 ext.104, or send an email to: jruiz@chicopeema.gov. 

For descriptions of each program click the current issue of the newsletter at top of this page. 

RECURRING PROGRAM ZOOM LINKS

Topic: Meditation with Michelle

 Every week on Thursday, at 12:00 PM

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89823308076?pwd=aFYwdVRUcXdCNTlzMG1KWUY5WFR0UT09

Meeting ID: 898 2330 8076

Passcode: 732953

Dial by your location

        +1 929 205 6099

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Topic: Tai Chi with Michelle

 Every week on Thursday at 1:30 PM

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87839361025


Meeting ID: 878 3936 1025

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Topic: Gentle Exercise with Ryan

Every week on Monday and Friday at 12:00 PM

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83538600252?pwd=aDNXbVR4b3UvcjlsQXlGVzB2ZGxudz09

Meeting ID: 835 3860 0252

Passcode: 188223

Dial by your location

+1 929 205 6099

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Topic: Chair Yoga

Every Wednesday at 9:30 AM 

Register in advance for this meeting:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAkcuisqjkrEtIytoLz3680zbauzt3v06zm

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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Topic: Grandparents as Parents

New Day: Every month on the 2nd Thursday at 6:00 PM

Join Zoom Meeting

Call RiverMills To receive the Zoom link: 534-3698 ext.118.

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Topic: Yoga Tuesdays

When: Every Tueday at 9:30 AM

Register in advance for this meeting:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0oc-qvpjMqHtzp9-81-YBsGC52jLgIIbuF 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Outdoor Programs

Due to social distancing guidelines, you must register in advance for any class below as space will be limited. Please remember to bring water, a hat and sunscreen! Register by calling 534-3698. 

CHAIR YOGA 

COST: $3 

When: Every Monday at 10:00 a.m. Join Debra Vega for Chair Yoga! ____________________________________________________________________

GENTLE EXERCISE OUTDOORS! 

COST: $1 

When:Every Wednesday at 12:00 p.m. 

Gentle Exercise will be held outside on the lower level. 

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TAI CHI OUTDOOR CLASS

COST: $3 

When: Every Thursday at 1:30 p.m. 

Join Michelle Zemba for Tai Chi.

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RiverMills Garden Club

When: July 7th & 21st 

The RiverMills Garden Club is active this summer and is holding meetings throughout the gardening season. There are currently 36 different varieties of vegetables featured in raised beds outside RiveMills. If you are interested in joining and attending future meetings, please call Ron Milkay at 331-2407 or email him at ron.milkay2gmail.com

New Programs

Topic: Book Mobile at RiveMills 

When: Every Monday, 9:30 AM-11:00 AM Starting July 12th 

The Book Mobile will be parked in the lower level parking lot.

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Topic: Amate Bark Painting 

Cost: Free

When: Friday, July 30th at 3:00 PM

Where: Zoom

You must call RiverMills Center to register in advance: 534-3698.

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Topic: Identity Theft & Fraud Protection Presentation 

When: Tuesday, August 10th at 11:00 AM

Where: RiverMills Center 

You must call RiverMills Center to register in advance: 534-3698.

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Topic: Sunflower Pitcher 

When: Thursday, August 12th at 10:00 AM

Cost: $12

Where: RiverMills Center 

You must call RiverMills Center to register in advance: 534-3698.

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Topic: Elder Law Education 

When: Tuesday, August 17th at 10:00 AM

Where: RiverMills Center 

You must call RiverMills Center to register in advance: 534-3698.

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Topic: Food Safety Presentation 

When: Wednesday, August 18th at 11:00 AM

Where: RiverMills Center 

You must call RiverMills Center to register in advance: 534-3698.

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Topic: Beehive Arrangement 

When: Thursday, August 19th at 10:00 AM

Cost: $10

Where: RiverMills Center 

You must call RiverMills Center to register in advance: 534-3698.

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Topic:Organic Gardening For Everyone 

When: Monday, August 23rd at 11:00 AM

Where: RiverMills Center 

You must call RiverMills Center to register in advance: 534-3698.

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Topic: Rattan Fan Arrangement 

When: Thursday, August 26th at 10:00 AM

Where: RiverMills Center 

You must call RiverMills Center to register in advance: 534-3698.

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Topic: Watercolor Floral Painting 

When: Friday, August 27th at 3:00 PM

Where: On Zoom 

You must call RiverMills Center to register in advance: 534-3698.