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Monday February 26, 2024
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM    JumpBunch Big Jumpers for Ages 3-5 - Jump Bunch Big Jumpers Winter Session
   Mondays Avon Senior Center Community Room 4:15 - 5:00 p.m.  Fee: Residents: $164.00; Non-residents: $180.40January 8 - March 18, 2024 (No session 01/15 and 02/19)JumpBunch classes are 45 minutes of structured fun. Each class includes warm-ups, floor exercises, the sport/activity of the week, stretching, and then a fun cool-down done to music.A different sport or fitness activity introduced EACH week. We strive to have little or no "sit and wait" time. Children will have the chance to touch and experience each sport with their own piece of equipment for each class. We use state of the art, high-end, kid-appropriate equipment for each class.  Classes also include use of creatively scripted songs to open and close class that include ribbon wands, rhythm sticks, stretch bands, maracas, and scarves. Sports may include lacrosse, t-ball, track and field, basketball, paddle sports, soccer, field hockey, and football, etc.Parents/caregivers must remain on-site during the program. Please wear athletic clothes and sneakers and bring a water bottle.
 
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM    Recreation Activity
 
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Food Explorers: Cheese Please for Grades 2-4 - Food Explorers: Cheese Please! Gr 2-4
                                  Cheese Please! January 29 - February 26, 2024(No class on 2/19)Grades 2-4  4:30 p.m.  - 5:30 p.m.Grades 5-8  6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.Avon Senior Center Craft RoomResidents: $88.25Non-residents: $97.08 Join Food Explorers for 4 weeks of deliciously cheesy recipes! We'll be making three cheese pizza bites, personal nachos, fried mozzarella bites, and cheesy smashed potatoes. Recipes are nut-free but will contain dairy, eggs and gluten.
 
Tuesday February 27, 2024
2:45 PM - 7:45 PM    After School Ski Program - Thompson Brook School Gr. 5-6 - 23-24 TBS Bus Seat
Ski/Snowboard Dates: Tuesdays, January 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2024    After School Ski Program at Ski Sundown For Thompson Brook School Students SKI * SNOWBOARD * LESSONS * RENTALS   Join us for after-school skiing or snowboarding this winter at Ski Sundown in New Hartford.  Registration ends October 27th, or when all available spots are filled, whichever comes first. When registering online, please select “Ski Program Bus Seat” first and then any additional packages (Lift Tickets, Rentals, and/or Lessons).  You will then be prompted to print out and complete a Ski Sundown 2023-2024 Group Participant Information & Program Agreement forms.  All participants must view the NSAA Safety Video and review the "Ski Sundown Safety Guidelines" and then check the box on the form that says "NEW!" acknowledging that they have done so. Click here to view the video.  The Safety Guidelines can be found in the links below. Forms must be returned to the Recreation and Parks Department within 2 weeks of your online registration date or by November 1st, whichever comes first.  Registration is not confirmed until all forms are submitted.   2023-2024 Group Participant Information & Program Agreement Form   Completed forms can be submitted via:  Email (PDF format): avonrec@avonct.gov. Forms must have original signatures, digital signatures will not be accepted. You may email your form but it must come to us as a pdf document. Pictures taken with your phone are not acceptable. Mail: Avon Recreation and Parks Department, Ski Program, 60 West Main Street, Avon, CT 06001 In-person: Recreation and Parks Office, Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Fax: (860) 409-4334  PLEASE NOTE: CHANGE/CANCELLATION POLICY: September 25 - November 9 changes or cancellations - No feesNovember 10 - November 27 changes or cancellations - A $25 fee to the Recreation Department, a $25 fee for Ski Sundown will apply.  November 28 changes or cancellations - A $25 fee to the Recreation Department, a $25 fee to Ski Sundown, and bus fees will not be refunded. After December 1 - No changes will be accepted. After January 2 - No cancellations will be accepted unless it is due to a medical issue and a doctor's note must be provided. All skiers/snowboarders must wear helmets. Equipment rentals do not include helmets.  Ski/Snowboard Lessons are optional. If you do not purchase a lesson, your child does not receive any instruction from Ski Sundown staff or our chaperones.  SKI SAFETY MEETING: All participants and parents MUST attend a MANDATORY Ski Safety Meeting via Zoom on Wednesday, November 29th..  Special Needs: If your child requires an accommodation to participate in this program, please contact the Recreation office at 860-409-4332 as soon as possible. Ski Sundown offers an Adaptive Ski Program which our staff can assist you with if requested.   Ski Bus – Thompson Brook School Day:             Tuesday Dates:          1/2/24 – 1/30/24 (5 dates)  Time:           2:45 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. Location:     Bus pick up and drop off at TBS Grades:        5 – 6 Dates are subject to change depending on weather/snow conditions.
 
4:15 PM - 5:45 PM    Rec Activity
 
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Badminton for Adults - Badminton - Tuesday
Come and play badminton at Avon Senior Center.   All levels of play are welcome.  This activity is informal group play without instruction.  There are three sessions available: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.  Participants can sign up for one or more sessions. WINTER SESSION: TUESDAYS, Jan. 9 – March 19 (no class Jan. 16) 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees: Avon residents: $64.00           Resident seniors (60+): $57.60           Non-residents: $70.40WEDNESDAYS, Jan. 10 – March 13 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees: Avon residents: $64.00           Resident seniors (60+): $57.60           Non-residents: $70.40 THURSDAYS, Jan. 11 – March 14   6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees: Avon residents: $64.00           Resident seniors (60+): $57.60           Non-residents: $70.40SPRING SESSION: TUESDAYS, March 26 - May 28 (no class May 14) 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees: Avon residents: $59.00           Resident seniors (60+): $53.10           Non-residents: $64.90WEDNESDAYS, March 27 - May 29 (no class May 15)6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees:  Avon residents: $59.00           Resident seniors (60+): $53.10           Non-residents: $64.90THURSDAYS, March 28 - May 30 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees: Avon residents: $64.00           Resident seniors (60+): $57.60           Non-residents: $70.40
 
Wednesday February 28, 2024
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Tai Chi for Seniors - Tai Chi - Winter Session
Tai Chi has been proven through scientific study to improve joint health, strengthen muscle, increase flexibility and reduce stress-based illnesses. Australia's Doctor Paul Lam, a practicing M.D. and Tai Chi expert himself, and a team of Tai Chi and medical experts have created a simple, safe and effective program to prevent bone loss and improve balance.  Many people have enjoyed learning the program and have gained significant health benefits from a program that is especially suited to seniors and people suffering from arthritis and osteoporosis.  Come see what Tai Chi can do for you! Wednesdays, 4:00-5:00 p.m.Avon Senior Center Community RoomWINTER SESSION Jan. 10 – March 13, 2024Fees: Avon Residents: $61.00 Resident seniors (age 60+): $54.90 Non-residents: $67.10SPRING SESSIONMarch 27 - May 29, 2024(no class May 15)Fees: Avon Residents: $56.00 Resident seniors (age 60+): $50.40 Non-residents: $61.60
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Zumba Gold - Zumba Gold Winter
 Love to dance? Enjoy the health benefits of this energetic, feel good, medium intensity workout. This class is a total body workout set to Latin and international rhythms and is perfect for anyone looking for a fun, aerobic exercise routine. This is a low impact class that is designed to be gentler on your knees. No experience necessary, just a willingness to have fun. If you love to dance, this class is for you.WINTER SESSION:WEDNESDAYSJan. 10 – March 13, 2024Avon Senior Center Community Room 5:30-6:30 p.m. Fees:  Avon residents: $74.00           Resident seniors (60+): $66.60            Non-residents: $ 81.40SPRING SESSION:WEDNESDAYSMarch 27 - May 29, 2024(No class May 15)Avon Senior Center Community Room 5:30-6:30 p.m. Fees:  Avon residents: $67.00           Resident seniors (60+): $60.30            Non-residents: $ 73.70
 
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Badminton for Adults - Badminton - Wednesday
Come and play badminton at Avon Senior Center.   All levels of play are welcome.  This activity is informal group play without instruction.  There are three sessions available: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.  Participants can sign up for one or more sessions. WINTER SESSION: TUESDAYS, Jan. 9 – March 19 (no class Jan. 16) 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees: Avon residents: $64.00           Resident seniors (60+): $57.60           Non-residents: $70.40WEDNESDAYS, Jan. 10 – March 13 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees: Avon residents: $64.00           Resident seniors (60+): $57.60           Non-residents: $70.40 THURSDAYS, Jan. 11 – March 14   6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees: Avon residents: $64.00           Resident seniors (60+): $57.60           Non-residents: $70.40SPRING SESSION: TUESDAYS, March 26 - May 28 (no class May 14) 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees: Avon residents: $59.00           Resident seniors (60+): $53.10           Non-residents: $64.90WEDNESDAYS, March 27 - May 29 (no class May 15)6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees:  Avon residents: $59.00           Resident seniors (60+): $53.10           Non-residents: $64.90THURSDAYS, March 28 - May 30 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees: Avon residents: $64.00           Resident seniors (60+): $57.60           Non-residents: $70.40
 
Thursday February 29, 2024
4:45 PM - 5:45 PM    Zumba w/ Meghan Winter/Spring - Zumba Spring Session 1
with MeghanThursdays,4:45 - 5:45 p.m.Avon Senior Center/Community RoomWinter Session: January 11 - February 8, 2024Spring Session 1: February 29 - March 28, 2024 Spring Session 2: May 2 - May 30, 2024 Resident Fee: $55.00Resident Sr. Fee: $49.50Non-Resident Fee: $60.50Come join Zumba classes for a super fun hour of dance where we will move our bodies to routines set to Latin and international inspired songs! This dance class features high and low intensity intervals that help improve cardiovascular fitness. There's no experience needed, just come ready to move and groove and burn calories while doing it!  The choreography is repetitive and you will be getting a great workout while dancing to awesome music!Wear comfortable clothes and sneakers and bring water.  
 
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Badminton for Adults - Badminton - Thursday
Come and play badminton at Avon Senior Center.   All levels of play are welcome.  This activity is informal group play without instruction.  There are three sessions available: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.  Participants can sign up for one or more sessions. WINTER SESSION: TUESDAYS, Jan. 9 – March 19 (no class Jan. 16) 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees: Avon residents: $64.00           Resident seniors (60+): $57.60           Non-residents: $70.40WEDNESDAYS, Jan. 10 – March 13 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees: Avon residents: $64.00           Resident seniors (60+): $57.60           Non-residents: $70.40 THURSDAYS, Jan. 11 – March 14   6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees: Avon residents: $64.00           Resident seniors (60+): $57.60           Non-residents: $70.40SPRING SESSION: TUESDAYS, March 26 - May 28 (no class May 14) 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees: Avon residents: $59.00           Resident seniors (60+): $53.10           Non-residents: $64.90WEDNESDAYS, March 27 - May 29 (no class May 15)6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees:  Avon residents: $59.00           Resident seniors (60+): $53.10           Non-residents: $64.90THURSDAYS, March 28 - May 30 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees: Avon residents: $64.00           Resident seniors (60+): $57.60           Non-residents: $70.40
 
Saturday March 2, 2024
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM    Recreation Activity
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Skyhawks Multi Sports for Tots for Ages 2-5 - Skyhawks Winter 2024 Multi Sports for Tots for 2-3 Year Olds - Option 1
For ages 2 - 5Class is held indoors at the Avon Senior CenterSaturdays, January 20 - March 2, 2024(No session February 17)Fee: Residents: $99.00Non-residents: $108.90Ages 2-3 years meet 9:00 -9:45 a.m. (with parent)Ages 4-5 years meet 10:00-10:45 a.m. (without parent)Introduce your little superstar to sports in our most popular program! This class uses age appropriate games and activities to explore balance, hand/eye coordination, fitness, sports skills, and child development.Parent participation required for ages 2-3.5 years.Participants should wear comfortable clothes, sneakers and bring a water bottle.  
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Skyhawks Multi Sports for Tots for Ages 2-5 - Skyhawks Winter 2024 Multi Sports for Tots for 4-5 Year Olds
For ages 2 - 5Class is held indoors at the Avon Senior CenterSaturdays, January 20 - March 2, 2024(No session February 17)Fee: Residents: $99.00Non-residents: $108.90Ages 2-3 years meet 9:00 -9:45 a.m. (with parent)Ages 4-5 years meet 10:00-10:45 a.m. (without parent)Introduce your little superstar to sports in our most popular program! This class uses age appropriate games and activities to explore balance, hand/eye coordination, fitness, sports skills, and child development.Parent participation required for ages 2-3.5 years.Participants should wear comfortable clothes, sneakers and bring a water bottle.  
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Skyhawks Multi Sports for Tots for Ages 2-5 - Skyhawks Winter 2024 Multi Sports for Tots for 2-3 Year Olds - Option 2
For ages 2 - 5Class is held indoors at the Avon Senior CenterSaturdays, January 20 - March 2, 2024(No session February 17)Fee: Residents: $99.00Non-residents: $108.90Ages 2-3 years meet 9:00 -9:45 a.m. (with parent)Ages 4-5 years meet 10:00-10:45 a.m. (without parent)Introduce your little superstar to sports in our most popular program! This class uses age appropriate games and activities to explore balance, hand/eye coordination, fitness, sports skills, and child development.Parent participation required for ages 2-3.5 years.Participants should wear comfortable clothes, sneakers and bring a water bottle.  
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Cartoon Drawing for Grades 1-4 - Cartoon Drawing for Gr. 1-4
Cartoon Drawing for Grades 1-4Saturdays, January 27 - March 23, 2024Avon Senior Center Craft Room 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Fees: Residents: $82.50, Non-residents: $90.75Do you love to draw? Join us for this fun 1 hour cartoon drawing session. Learn how to draw characters from your favorite shows and even design your own characters!  Beginners welcomed. Art instructor Sofia will teach the basics and help advance your technique along the way. The last class will include a pizza party to reward students for their hard work and a mini art showcase to show off their final designs.Please bring pencils, eraser, and a sketch book.
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Skyhawks Mini Hawks for Grades 1-2 - Skyhawks Mini Hawks Gr. 1-2 Winter 2024
 Mini Hawks for Grades 1-2Saturdays, January 20 - March 2, 2024(No class on January 17)12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.At the Avon Senior CenterFee: Residents: $105.00Non-residents: $115.50This multi-sport program was developed to give children a positive first step into athletics.  Sports are taught in a safe, structured environment filled with encouragement and fun.  Through exciting games and activities, children explore balance, hand/eye coordination, and skill development at their own pace.Students need to bring a water bottle and wear gym clothes and sneakers.
 
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM    Anime Art for Grades 5-8 - Anime Winter/Spring Session
Anime Art for Gr. 5-8Saturdays, January 27 - March 23, 2024Avon Senior Center12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Fee: Residents: $89.00Non Residents: $97.90Calling all anime and magna enthusiasts! Whether you are looking to advance your drawing skills or are a beginner looking to learn how to draw anime-style caricatures, this program is for you! Art instructor Sofia will walk you through step-by-step how to design/draw original anime characters.  The last session will include a pizza party to reward students for their hard work and a mini showcase to show off their designs!Supplies needed: Faber Castell wooden pencils or Staedtler Mars pencils, a fine line eraser, and a mixed media sketchbook. Optional: inking pens (gel,ballpoint, etc) 
 
Monday March 4, 2024
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM    JumpBunch Big Jumpers for Ages 3-5 - Jump Bunch Big Jumpers Winter Session
   Mondays Avon Senior Center Community Room 4:15 - 5:00 p.m.  Fee: Residents: $164.00; Non-residents: $180.40January 8 - March 18, 2024 (No session 01/15 and 02/19)JumpBunch classes are 45 minutes of structured fun. Each class includes warm-ups, floor exercises, the sport/activity of the week, stretching, and then a fun cool-down done to music.A different sport or fitness activity introduced EACH week. We strive to have little or no "sit and wait" time. Children will have the chance to touch and experience each sport with their own piece of equipment for each class. We use state of the art, high-end, kid-appropriate equipment for each class.  Classes also include use of creatively scripted songs to open and close class that include ribbon wands, rhythm sticks, stretch bands, maracas, and scarves. Sports may include lacrosse, t-ball, track and field, basketball, paddle sports, soccer, field hockey, and football, etc.Parents/caregivers must remain on-site during the program. Please wear athletic clothes and sneakers and bring a water bottle.
 
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM    Recreation Activity
 
Tuesday March 5, 2024
4:15 PM - 5:45 PM    Rec Activity
 
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Badminton for Adults - Badminton - Tuesday
Come and play badminton at Avon Senior Center.   All levels of play are welcome.  This activity is informal group play without instruction.  There are three sessions available: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.  Participants can sign up for one or more sessions. WINTER SESSION: TUESDAYS, Jan. 9 – March 19 (no class Jan. 16) 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees: Avon residents: $64.00           Resident seniors (60+): $57.60           Non-residents: $70.40WEDNESDAYS, Jan. 10 – March 13 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees: Avon residents: $64.00           Resident seniors (60+): $57.60           Non-residents: $70.40 THURSDAYS, Jan. 11 – March 14   6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees: Avon residents: $64.00           Resident seniors (60+): $57.60           Non-residents: $70.40SPRING SESSION: TUESDAYS, March 26 - May 28 (no class May 14) 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees: Avon residents: $59.00           Resident seniors (60+): $53.10           Non-residents: $64.90WEDNESDAYS, March 27 - May 29 (no class May 15)6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees:  Avon residents: $59.00           Resident seniors (60+): $53.10           Non-residents: $64.90THURSDAYS, March 28 - May 30 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees: Avon residents: $64.00           Resident seniors (60+): $57.60           Non-residents: $70.40
 
Wednesday March 6, 2024
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Tai Chi for Seniors - Tai Chi - Winter Session
Tai Chi has been proven through scientific study to improve joint health, strengthen muscle, increase flexibility and reduce stress-based illnesses. Australia's Doctor Paul Lam, a practicing M.D. and Tai Chi expert himself, and a team of Tai Chi and medical experts have created a simple, safe and effective program to prevent bone loss and improve balance.  Many people have enjoyed learning the program and have gained significant health benefits from a program that is especially suited to seniors and people suffering from arthritis and osteoporosis.  Come see what Tai Chi can do for you! Wednesdays, 4:00-5:00 p.m.Avon Senior Center Community RoomWINTER SESSION Jan. 10 – March 13, 2024Fees: Avon Residents: $61.00 Resident seniors (age 60+): $54.90 Non-residents: $67.10SPRING SESSIONMarch 27 - May 29, 2024(no class May 15)Fees: Avon Residents: $56.00 Resident seniors (age 60+): $50.40 Non-residents: $61.60
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Zumba Gold - Zumba Gold Winter
 Love to dance? Enjoy the health benefits of this energetic, feel good, medium intensity workout. This class is a total body workout set to Latin and international rhythms and is perfect for anyone looking for a fun, aerobic exercise routine. This is a low impact class that is designed to be gentler on your knees. No experience necessary, just a willingness to have fun. If you love to dance, this class is for you.WINTER SESSION:WEDNESDAYSJan. 10 – March 13, 2024Avon Senior Center Community Room 5:30-6:30 p.m. Fees:  Avon residents: $74.00           Resident seniors (60+): $66.60            Non-residents: $ 81.40SPRING SESSION:WEDNESDAYSMarch 27 - May 29, 2024(No class May 15)Avon Senior Center Community Room 5:30-6:30 p.m. Fees:  Avon residents: $67.00           Resident seniors (60+): $60.30            Non-residents: $ 73.70
 
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Badminton for Adults - Badminton - Wednesday
Come and play badminton at Avon Senior Center.   All levels of play are welcome.  This activity is informal group play without instruction.  There are three sessions available: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.  Participants can sign up for one or more sessions. WINTER SESSION: TUESDAYS, Jan. 9 – March 19 (no class Jan. 16) 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees: Avon residents: $64.00           Resident seniors (60+): $57.60           Non-residents: $70.40WEDNESDAYS, Jan. 10 – March 13 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees: Avon residents: $64.00           Resident seniors (60+): $57.60           Non-residents: $70.40 THURSDAYS, Jan. 11 – March 14   6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees: Avon residents: $64.00           Resident seniors (60+): $57.60           Non-residents: $70.40SPRING SESSION: TUESDAYS, March 26 - May 28 (no class May 14) 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees: Avon residents: $59.00           Resident seniors (60+): $53.10           Non-residents: $64.90WEDNESDAYS, March 27 - May 29 (no class May 15)6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees:  Avon residents: $59.00           Resident seniors (60+): $53.10           Non-residents: $64.90THURSDAYS, March 28 - May 30 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees: Avon residents: $64.00           Resident seniors (60+): $57.60           Non-residents: $70.40
 
Thursday March 7, 2024
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Food Explorers: Surprise Desserts for Grades 2-8 - Food Explorers: Surprise Desserts for Gr. 2-4
Surprise Desserts Thursdays March 7 - March 28, 2024Grades 2-4  4:30 - 5:30 p.m.Grades 5-8  6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.Avon Senior Center Craft RoomFee: $88.25 for Residents;$97.08 for Non-residentsSweet treats made with an undercover star: vegetables! Join Food Explorers for 4 weeks of deliciously sweet desserts all containing a surprise vegetable. We'll be making fan favorites like brownies, cake pops and cobbler all with a special twist. All recipes are nut-free, but contain dairy, eggs and gluten. 
 
4:45 PM - 5:45 PM    Zumba w/ Meghan Winter/Spring - Zumba Spring Session 1
with MeghanThursdays,4:45 - 5:45 p.m.Avon Senior Center/Community RoomWinter Session: January 11 - February 8, 2024Spring Session 1: February 29 - March 28, 2024 Spring Session 2: May 2 - May 30, 2024 Resident Fee: $55.00Resident Sr. Fee: $49.50Non-Resident Fee: $60.50Come join Zumba classes for a super fun hour of dance where we will move our bodies to routines set to Latin and international inspired songs! This dance class features high and low intensity intervals that help improve cardiovascular fitness. There's no experience needed, just come ready to move and groove and burn calories while doing it!  The choreography is repetitive and you will be getting a great workout while dancing to awesome music!Wear comfortable clothes and sneakers and bring water.  
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Food Explorers: Surprise Desserts for Grades 2-8 - Food Explorers: Surprise Desserts for Gr. 5-8
Surprise Desserts Thursdays March 7 - March 28, 2024Grades 2-4  4:30 - 5:30 p.m.Grades 5-8  6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.Avon Senior Center Craft RoomFee: $88.25 for Residents;$97.08 for Non-residentsSweet treats made with an undercover star: vegetables! Join Food Explorers for 4 weeks of deliciously sweet desserts all containing a surprise vegetable. We'll be making fan favorites like brownies, cake pops and cobbler all with a special twist. All recipes are nut-free, but contain dairy, eggs and gluten. 
 
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Badminton for Adults - Badminton - Thursday
Come and play badminton at Avon Senior Center.   All levels of play are welcome.  This activity is informal group play without instruction.  There are three sessions available: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.  Participants can sign up for one or more sessions. WINTER SESSION: TUESDAYS, Jan. 9 – March 19 (no class Jan. 16) 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees: Avon residents: $64.00           Resident seniors (60+): $57.60           Non-residents: $70.40WEDNESDAYS, Jan. 10 – March 13 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees: Avon residents: $64.00           Resident seniors (60+): $57.60           Non-residents: $70.40 THURSDAYS, Jan. 11 – March 14   6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees: Avon residents: $64.00           Resident seniors (60+): $57.60           Non-residents: $70.40SPRING SESSION: TUESDAYS, March 26 - May 28 (no class May 14) 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees: Avon residents: $59.00           Resident seniors (60+): $53.10           Non-residents: $64.90WEDNESDAYS, March 27 - May 29 (no class May 15)6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees:  Avon residents: $59.00           Resident seniors (60+): $53.10           Non-residents: $64.90THURSDAYS, March 28 - May 30 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees: Avon residents: $64.00           Resident seniors (60+): $57.60           Non-residents: $70.40
 
Friday March 8, 2024
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM    AHS Event
 
Saturday March 9, 2024
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM    Recreation Activity
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Cartoon Drawing for Grades 1-4 - Cartoon Drawing for Gr. 1-4
Cartoon Drawing for Grades 1-4Saturdays, January 27 - March 23, 2024Avon Senior Center Craft Room 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Fees: Residents: $82.50, Non-residents: $90.75Do you love to draw? Join us for this fun 1 hour cartoon drawing session. Learn how to draw characters from your favorite shows and even design your own characters!  Beginners welcomed. Art instructor Sofia will teach the basics and help advance your technique along the way. The last class will include a pizza party to reward students for their hard work and a mini art showcase to show off their final designs.Please bring pencils, eraser, and a sketch book.
 
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM    Anime Art for Grades 5-8 - Anime Winter/Spring Session
Anime Art for Gr. 5-8Saturdays, January 27 - March 23, 2024Avon Senior Center12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Fee: Residents: $89.00Non Residents: $97.90Calling all anime and magna enthusiasts! Whether you are looking to advance your drawing skills or are a beginner looking to learn how to draw anime-style caricatures, this program is for you! Art instructor Sofia will walk you through step-by-step how to design/draw original anime characters.  The last session will include a pizza party to reward students for their hard work and a mini showcase to show off their designs!Supplies needed: Faber Castell wooden pencils or Staedtler Mars pencils, a fine line eraser, and a mixed media sketchbook. Optional: inking pens (gel,ballpoint, etc) 
 
Monday March 11, 2024
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM    JumpBunch Big Jumpers for Ages 3-5 - Jump Bunch Big Jumpers Winter Session
   Mondays Avon Senior Center Community Room 4:15 - 5:00 p.m.  Fee: Residents: $164.00; Non-residents: $180.40January 8 - March 18, 2024 (No session 01/15 and 02/19)JumpBunch classes are 45 minutes of structured fun. Each class includes warm-ups, floor exercises, the sport/activity of the week, stretching, and then a fun cool-down done to music.A different sport or fitness activity introduced EACH week. We strive to have little or no "sit and wait" time. Children will have the chance to touch and experience each sport with their own piece of equipment for each class. We use state of the art, high-end, kid-appropriate equipment for each class.  Classes also include use of creatively scripted songs to open and close class that include ribbon wands, rhythm sticks, stretch bands, maracas, and scarves. Sports may include lacrosse, t-ball, track and field, basketball, paddle sports, soccer, field hockey, and football, etc.Parents/caregivers must remain on-site during the program. Please wear athletic clothes and sneakers and bring a water bottle.
 
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM    Recreation Activity
 
Tuesday March 12, 2024
4:15 PM - 5:45 PM    Rec Activity
 
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Badminton for Adults - Badminton - Tuesday
Come and play badminton at Avon Senior Center.   All levels of play are welcome.  This activity is informal group play without instruction.  There are three sessions available: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.  Participants can sign up for one or more sessions. WINTER SESSION: TUESDAYS, Jan. 9 – March 19 (no class Jan. 16) 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees: Avon residents: $64.00           Resident seniors (60+): $57.60           Non-residents: $70.40WEDNESDAYS, Jan. 10 – March 13 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees: Avon residents: $64.00           Resident seniors (60+): $57.60           Non-residents: $70.40 THURSDAYS, Jan. 11 – March 14   6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees: Avon residents: $64.00           Resident seniors (60+): $57.60           Non-residents: $70.40SPRING SESSION: TUESDAYS, March 26 - May 28 (no class May 14) 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees: Avon residents: $59.00           Resident seniors (60+): $53.10           Non-residents: $64.90WEDNESDAYS, March 27 - May 29 (no class May 15)6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees:  Avon residents: $59.00           Resident seniors (60+): $53.10           Non-residents: $64.90THURSDAYS, March 28 - May 30 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees: Avon residents: $64.00           Resident seniors (60+): $57.60           Non-residents: $70.40
 
Wednesday March 13, 2024
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Mah Jongg - Mah Jongg
Welcome to Mah Jongg!Learn the basics of American Mah Jongg. Mah Jongg is a tile game that can improve memory and sharpen the mind.  The class will focus on the card including reading the card, categories, and switching hands as tiles are passed during the Charleston and picked during play. Class will also cover: the tiles, rules of the game and table rules.  This beginner's class includes a card with your registration. March 13, 15, 20, & 22Wednesday, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. andFriday, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Avon Senior Center Community RoomFees: Avon residents: $61.00          Resident seniors (60+): $54.90          Non-residents: $67.10
 
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Tai Chi for Seniors - Tai Chi - Winter Session
Tai Chi has been proven through scientific study to improve joint health, strengthen muscle, increase flexibility and reduce stress-based illnesses. Australia's Doctor Paul Lam, a practicing M.D. and Tai Chi expert himself, and a team of Tai Chi and medical experts have created a simple, safe and effective program to prevent bone loss and improve balance.  Many people have enjoyed learning the program and have gained significant health benefits from a program that is especially suited to seniors and people suffering from arthritis and osteoporosis.  Come see what Tai Chi can do for you! Wednesdays, 4:00-5:00 p.m.Avon Senior Center Community RoomWINTER SESSION Jan. 10 – March 13, 2024Fees: Avon Residents: $61.00 Resident seniors (age 60+): $54.90 Non-residents: $67.10SPRING SESSIONMarch 27 - May 29, 2024(no class May 15)Fees: Avon Residents: $56.00 Resident seniors (age 60+): $50.40 Non-residents: $61.60
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Zumba Gold - Zumba Gold Winter
 Love to dance? Enjoy the health benefits of this energetic, feel good, medium intensity workout. This class is a total body workout set to Latin and international rhythms and is perfect for anyone looking for a fun, aerobic exercise routine. This is a low impact class that is designed to be gentler on your knees. No experience necessary, just a willingness to have fun. If you love to dance, this class is for you.WINTER SESSION:WEDNESDAYSJan. 10 – March 13, 2024Avon Senior Center Community Room 5:30-6:30 p.m. Fees:  Avon residents: $74.00           Resident seniors (60+): $66.60            Non-residents: $ 81.40SPRING SESSION:WEDNESDAYSMarch 27 - May 29, 2024(No class May 15)Avon Senior Center Community Room 5:30-6:30 p.m. Fees:  Avon residents: $67.00           Resident seniors (60+): $60.30            Non-residents: $ 73.70
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    WAVE (Women Against Violence Everywhere) Self-Defense Program - WAVE - Women's Self Defense
For ages 14 - adultWednesday, March 13, 20246:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.at Avon Kempo and Aikido Academy205 Old Farms Road, Avon.Fees: Resident: $42.00Resident Senior(age 60+): $37.80 Non-Resident: $46.20.Do you walk on the rails to trails alone? Do you hike alone? Do you shop at the mall alone? Are you ever home alone? If you answered yes to any of the above questions, then this class is for you!Grab a few friends or bring your daughter and come learn you how to defend yourself. The WAVE women’s self-defense program is a comprehensive program that deals with real life scenarios and situations.The program teaches participants the proper way to deal with threatening and dangerous situations that may arise at any given time. It is a no-frills class that teaches practical techniques that have been proven effective. A portion of the class will allow participants to practice in a controlled but realistic setting that allows the student to use full contact force and feel the full potential of the power they possess.Wear sneakers and loose comfortable clothing (shorts, yoga pants, t-shirt are all suggested) No skirts, open-toed shoes, or winter boots.
 
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Badminton for Adults - Badminton - Wednesday
Come and play badminton at Avon Senior Center.   All levels of play are welcome.  This activity is informal group play without instruction.  There are three sessions available: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.  Participants can sign up for one or more sessions. WINTER SESSION: TUESDAYS, Jan. 9 – March 19 (no class Jan. 16) 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees: Avon residents: $64.00           Resident seniors (60+): $57.60           Non-residents: $70.40WEDNESDAYS, Jan. 10 – March 13 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees: Avon residents: $64.00           Resident seniors (60+): $57.60           Non-residents: $70.40 THURSDAYS, Jan. 11 – March 14   6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees: Avon residents: $64.00           Resident seniors (60+): $57.60           Non-residents: $70.40SPRING SESSION: TUESDAYS, March 26 - May 28 (no class May 14) 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees: Avon residents: $59.00           Resident seniors (60+): $53.10           Non-residents: $64.90WEDNESDAYS, March 27 - May 29 (no class May 15)6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees:  Avon residents: $59.00           Resident seniors (60+): $53.10           Non-residents: $64.90THURSDAYS, March 28 - May 30 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees: Avon residents: $64.00           Resident seniors (60+): $57.60           Non-residents: $70.40
 
Thursday March 14, 2024
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Food Explorers: Surprise Desserts for Grades 2-8 - Food Explorers: Surprise Desserts for Gr. 2-4
Surprise Desserts Thursdays March 7 - March 28, 2024Grades 2-4  4:30 - 5:30 p.m.Grades 5-8  6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.Avon Senior Center Craft RoomFee: $88.25 for Residents;$97.08 for Non-residentsSweet treats made with an undercover star: vegetables! Join Food Explorers for 4 weeks of deliciously sweet desserts all containing a surprise vegetable. We'll be making fan favorites like brownies, cake pops and cobbler all with a special twist. All recipes are nut-free, but contain dairy, eggs and gluten. 
 
4:45 PM - 5:45 PM    Zumba w/ Meghan Winter/Spring - Zumba Spring Session 1
with MeghanThursdays,4:45 - 5:45 p.m.Avon Senior Center/Community RoomWinter Session: January 11 - February 8, 2024Spring Session 1: February 29 - March 28, 2024 Spring Session 2: May 2 - May 30, 2024 Resident Fee: $55.00Resident Sr. Fee: $49.50Non-Resident Fee: $60.50Come join Zumba classes for a super fun hour of dance where we will move our bodies to routines set to Latin and international inspired songs! This dance class features high and low intensity intervals that help improve cardiovascular fitness. There's no experience needed, just come ready to move and groove and burn calories while doing it!  The choreography is repetitive and you will be getting a great workout while dancing to awesome music!Wear comfortable clothes and sneakers and bring water.  
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Food Explorers: Surprise Desserts for Grades 2-8 - Food Explorers: Surprise Desserts for Gr. 5-8
Surprise Desserts Thursdays March 7 - March 28, 2024Grades 2-4  4:30 - 5:30 p.m.Grades 5-8  6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.Avon Senior Center Craft RoomFee: $88.25 for Residents;$97.08 for Non-residentsSweet treats made with an undercover star: vegetables! Join Food Explorers for 4 weeks of deliciously sweet desserts all containing a surprise vegetable. We'll be making fan favorites like brownies, cake pops and cobbler all with a special twist. All recipes are nut-free, but contain dairy, eggs and gluten. 
 
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Badminton for Adults - Badminton - Thursday
Come and play badminton at Avon Senior Center.   All levels of play are welcome.  This activity is informal group play without instruction.  There are three sessions available: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.  Participants can sign up for one or more sessions. WINTER SESSION: TUESDAYS, Jan. 9 – March 19 (no class Jan. 16) 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees: Avon residents: $64.00           Resident seniors (60+): $57.60           Non-residents: $70.40WEDNESDAYS, Jan. 10 – March 13 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees: Avon residents: $64.00           Resident seniors (60+): $57.60           Non-residents: $70.40 THURSDAYS, Jan. 11 – March 14   6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees: Avon residents: $64.00           Resident seniors (60+): $57.60           Non-residents: $70.40SPRING SESSION: TUESDAYS, March 26 - May 28 (no class May 14) 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees: Avon residents: $59.00           Resident seniors (60+): $53.10           Non-residents: $64.90WEDNESDAYS, March 27 - May 29 (no class May 15)6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees:  Avon residents: $59.00           Resident seniors (60+): $53.10           Non-residents: $64.90THURSDAYS, March 28 - May 30 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees: Avon residents: $64.00           Resident seniors (60+): $57.60           Non-residents: $70.40
 
Friday March 15, 2024
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Mah Jongg - Mah Jongg
Welcome to Mah Jongg!Learn the basics of American Mah Jongg. Mah Jongg is a tile game that can improve memory and sharpen the mind.  The class will focus on the card including reading the card, categories, and switching hands as tiles are passed during the Charleston and picked during play. Class will also cover: the tiles, rules of the game and table rules.  This beginner's class includes a card with your registration. March 13, 15, 20, & 22Wednesday, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. andFriday, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Avon Senior Center Community RoomFees: Avon residents: $61.00          Resident seniors (60+): $54.90          Non-residents: $67.10
 
Saturday March 16, 2024
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM    Recreation Activity
 
9:00 AM - 2:30 PM    Skyhawks
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Cartoon Drawing for Grades 1-4 - Cartoon Drawing for Gr. 1-4
Cartoon Drawing for Grades 1-4Saturdays, January 27 - March 23, 2024Avon Senior Center Craft Room 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Fees: Residents: $82.50, Non-residents: $90.75Do you love to draw? Join us for this fun 1 hour cartoon drawing session. Learn how to draw characters from your favorite shows and even design your own characters!  Beginners welcomed. Art instructor Sofia will teach the basics and help advance your technique along the way. The last class will include a pizza party to reward students for their hard work and a mini art showcase to show off their final designs.Please bring pencils, eraser, and a sketch book.
 
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM    Anime Art for Grades 5-8 - Anime Winter/Spring Session
Anime Art for Gr. 5-8Saturdays, January 27 - March 23, 2024Avon Senior Center12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Fee: Residents: $89.00Non Residents: $97.90Calling all anime and magna enthusiasts! Whether you are looking to advance your drawing skills or are a beginner looking to learn how to draw anime-style caricatures, this program is for you! Art instructor Sofia will walk you through step-by-step how to design/draw original anime characters.  The last session will include a pizza party to reward students for their hard work and a mini showcase to show off their designs!Supplies needed: Faber Castell wooden pencils or Staedtler Mars pencils, a fine line eraser, and a mixed media sketchbook. Optional: inking pens (gel,ballpoint, etc) 
 
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM    CT Authors and Publishers Meetings
 
Monday March 18, 2024
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM    JumpBunch Big Jumpers for Ages 3-5 - Jump Bunch Big Jumpers Winter Session
   Mondays Avon Senior Center Community Room 4:15 - 5:00 p.m.  Fee: Residents: $164.00; Non-residents: $180.40January 8 - March 18, 2024 (No session 01/15 and 02/19)JumpBunch classes are 45 minutes of structured fun. Each class includes warm-ups, floor exercises, the sport/activity of the week, stretching, and then a fun cool-down done to music.A different sport or fitness activity introduced EACH week. We strive to have little or no "sit and wait" time. Children will have the chance to touch and experience each sport with their own piece of equipment for each class. We use state of the art, high-end, kid-appropriate equipment for each class.  Classes also include use of creatively scripted songs to open and close class that include ribbon wands, rhythm sticks, stretch bands, maracas, and scarves. Sports may include lacrosse, t-ball, track and field, basketball, paddle sports, soccer, field hockey, and football, etc.Parents/caregivers must remain on-site during the program. Please wear athletic clothes and sneakers and bring a water bottle.
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Pickleball - Pickleball - Beginner Level
Beginner LevelMondays, March 18 - May 20, 2024(No program on April 8)6:00 - 8:00 p.m.AVON MIDDLE SCHOOLThis level is for players who are new to the sport or enjoy playing socially.Intermediate/Advanced LevelWednesdays, March 20 - June 5, 2024(No program on March 27,  April 10, May 22)6:00 - 8:00 p.m.AVON MIDDLE SCHOOLThis level is for players who are well-versed in the sport and enjoy playing competitively.Fee: Residents: $80.00 Resident Senior (age 60+): $72.00Non-Resident: $88.00Pickleball is a racquet sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis, and table tennis.Two or four players use solid paddles made of wood or composite materials to hit a perforated polymer ball over a net.This game was invented in the mid-1960s as a children's backyard pastime but quickly became popular among adults as a fun game for players of all skill levels.Please wear sneakers and bring a water bottle and a pickleball racquet if you have one. 
 
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM    NAMI Support Group
 
Tuesday March 19, 2024
4:15 PM - 5:45 PM    Rec Activity
 
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Badminton for Adults - Badminton - Tuesday
Come and play badminton at Avon Senior Center.   All levels of play are welcome.  This activity is informal group play without instruction.  There are three sessions available: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.  Participants can sign up for one or more sessions. WINTER SESSION: TUESDAYS, Jan. 9 – March 19 (no class Jan. 16) 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees: Avon residents: $64.00           Resident seniors (60+): $57.60           Non-residents: $70.40WEDNESDAYS, Jan. 10 – March 13 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees: Avon residents: $64.00           Resident seniors (60+): $57.60           Non-residents: $70.40 THURSDAYS, Jan. 11 – March 14   6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees: Avon residents: $64.00           Resident seniors (60+): $57.60           Non-residents: $70.40SPRING SESSION: TUESDAYS, March 26 - May 28 (no class May 14) 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees: Avon residents: $59.00           Resident seniors (60+): $53.10           Non-residents: $64.90WEDNESDAYS, March 27 - May 29 (no class May 15)6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees:  Avon residents: $59.00           Resident seniors (60+): $53.10           Non-residents: $64.90THURSDAYS, March 28 - May 30 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees: Avon residents: $64.00           Resident seniors (60+): $57.60           Non-residents: $70.40
 
Wednesday March 20, 2024
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Mah Jongg - Mah Jongg
Welcome to Mah Jongg!Learn the basics of American Mah Jongg. Mah Jongg is a tile game that can improve memory and sharpen the mind.  The class will focus on the card including reading the card, categories, and switching hands as tiles are passed during the Charleston and picked during play. Class will also cover: the tiles, rules of the game and table rules.  This beginner's class includes a card with your registration. March 13, 15, 20, & 22Wednesday, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. andFriday, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Avon Senior Center Community RoomFees: Avon residents: $61.00          Resident seniors (60+): $54.90          Non-residents: $67.10
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Pickleball - Pickleball - Intermediate/Advanced Level
Beginner LevelMondays, March 18 - May 20, 2024(No program on April 8)6:00 - 8:00 p.m.AVON MIDDLE SCHOOLThis level is for players who are new to the sport or enjoy playing socially.Intermediate/Advanced LevelWednesdays, March 20 - June 5, 2024(No program on March 27,  April 10, May 22)6:00 - 8:00 p.m.AVON MIDDLE SCHOOLThis level is for players who are well-versed in the sport and enjoy playing competitively.Fee: Residents: $80.00 Resident Senior (age 60+): $72.00Non-Resident: $88.00Pickleball is a racquet sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis, and table tennis.Two or four players use solid paddles made of wood or composite materials to hit a perforated polymer ball over a net.This game was invented in the mid-1960s as a children's backyard pastime but quickly became popular among adults as a fun game for players of all skill levels.Please wear sneakers and bring a water bottle and a pickleball racquet if you have one. 
 
Thursday March 21, 2024
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Food Explorers: Surprise Desserts for Grades 2-8 - Food Explorers: Surprise Desserts for Gr. 2-4
Surprise Desserts Thursdays March 7 - March 28, 2024Grades 2-4  4:30 - 5:30 p.m.Grades 5-8  6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.Avon Senior Center Craft RoomFee: $88.25 for Residents;$97.08 for Non-residentsSweet treats made with an undercover star: vegetables! Join Food Explorers for 4 weeks of deliciously sweet desserts all containing a surprise vegetable. We'll be making fan favorites like brownies, cake pops and cobbler all with a special twist. All recipes are nut-free, but contain dairy, eggs and gluten. 
 
4:45 PM - 5:45 PM    Zumba w/ Meghan Winter/Spring - Zumba Spring Session 1
with MeghanThursdays,4:45 - 5:45 p.m.Avon Senior Center/Community RoomWinter Session: January 11 - February 8, 2024Spring Session 1: February 29 - March 28, 2024 Spring Session 2: May 2 - May 30, 2024 Resident Fee: $55.00Resident Sr. Fee: $49.50Non-Resident Fee: $60.50Come join Zumba classes for a super fun hour of dance where we will move our bodies to routines set to Latin and international inspired songs! This dance class features high and low intensity intervals that help improve cardiovascular fitness. There's no experience needed, just come ready to move and groove and burn calories while doing it!  The choreography is repetitive and you will be getting a great workout while dancing to awesome music!Wear comfortable clothes and sneakers and bring water.  
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Food Explorers: Surprise Desserts for Grades 2-8 - Food Explorers: Surprise Desserts for Gr. 5-8
Surprise Desserts Thursdays March 7 - March 28, 2024Grades 2-4  4:30 - 5:30 p.m.Grades 5-8  6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.Avon Senior Center Craft RoomFee: $88.25 for Residents;$97.08 for Non-residentsSweet treats made with an undercover star: vegetables! Join Food Explorers for 4 weeks of deliciously sweet desserts all containing a surprise vegetable. We'll be making fan favorites like brownies, cake pops and cobbler all with a special twist. All recipes are nut-free, but contain dairy, eggs and gluten. 
 
Friday March 22, 2024
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Mah Jongg - Mah Jongg
Welcome to Mah Jongg!Learn the basics of American Mah Jongg. Mah Jongg is a tile game that can improve memory and sharpen the mind.  The class will focus on the card including reading the card, categories, and switching hands as tiles are passed during the Charleston and picked during play. Class will also cover: the tiles, rules of the game and table rules.  This beginner's class includes a card with your registration. March 13, 15, 20, & 22Wednesday, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. andFriday, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Avon Senior Center Community RoomFees: Avon residents: $61.00          Resident seniors (60+): $54.90          Non-residents: $67.10
 
Saturday March 23, 2024
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Cartoon Drawing for Grades 1-4 - Cartoon Drawing for Gr. 1-4
Cartoon Drawing for Grades 1-4Saturdays, January 27 - March 23, 2024Avon Senior Center Craft Room 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Fees: Residents: $82.50, Non-residents: $90.75Do you love to draw? Join us for this fun 1 hour cartoon drawing session. Learn how to draw characters from your favorite shows and even design your own characters!  Beginners welcomed. Art instructor Sofia will teach the basics and help advance your technique along the way. The last class will include a pizza party to reward students for their hard work and a mini art showcase to show off their final designs.Please bring pencils, eraser, and a sketch book.
 
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM    Anime Art for Grades 5-8 - Anime Winter/Spring Session
Anime Art for Gr. 5-8Saturdays, January 27 - March 23, 2024Avon Senior Center12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Fee: Residents: $89.00Non Residents: $97.90Calling all anime and magna enthusiasts! Whether you are looking to advance your drawing skills or are a beginner looking to learn how to draw anime-style caricatures, this program is for you! Art instructor Sofia will walk you through step-by-step how to design/draw original anime characters.  The last session will include a pizza party to reward students for their hard work and a mini showcase to show off their designs!Supplies needed: Faber Castell wooden pencils or Staedtler Mars pencils, a fine line eraser, and a mixed media sketchbook. Optional: inking pens (gel,ballpoint, etc) 
 
Monday March 25, 2024
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Red Cross Blood Drive
 
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Jump Bunch Make Up Session for 01/29/24 Cancellation
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Pickleball - Pickleball - Beginner Level
Beginner LevelMondays, March 18 - May 20, 2024(No program on April 8)6:00 - 8:00 p.m.AVON MIDDLE SCHOOLThis level is for players who are new to the sport or enjoy playing socially.Intermediate/Advanced LevelWednesdays, March 20 - June 5, 2024(No program on March 27,  April 10, May 22)6:00 - 8:00 p.m.AVON MIDDLE SCHOOLThis level is for players who are well-versed in the sport and enjoy playing competitively.Fee: Residents: $80.00 Resident Senior (age 60+): $72.00Non-Resident: $88.00Pickleball is a racquet sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis, and table tennis.Two or four players use solid paddles made of wood or composite materials to hit a perforated polymer ball over a net.This game was invented in the mid-1960s as a children's backyard pastime but quickly became popular among adults as a fun game for players of all skill levels.Please wear sneakers and bring a water bottle and a pickleball racquet if you have one. 
 
Tuesday March 26, 2024
4:15 PM - 5:45 PM    Rec Activity
 
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Badminton for Adults - Badminton - Tuesday
Come and play badminton at Avon Senior Center.   All levels of play are welcome.  This activity is informal group play without instruction.  There are three sessions available: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.  Participants can sign up for one or more sessions. WINTER SESSION: TUESDAYS, Jan. 9 – March 19 (no class Jan. 16) 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees: Avon residents: $64.00           Resident seniors (60+): $57.60           Non-residents: $70.40WEDNESDAYS, Jan. 10 – March 13 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees: Avon residents: $64.00           Resident seniors (60+): $57.60           Non-residents: $70.40 THURSDAYS, Jan. 11 – March 14   6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees: Avon residents: $64.00           Resident seniors (60+): $57.60           Non-residents: $70.40SPRING SESSION: TUESDAYS, March 26 - May 28 (no class May 14) 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees: Avon residents: $59.00           Resident seniors (60+): $53.10           Non-residents: $64.90WEDNESDAYS, March 27 - May 29 (no class May 15)6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees:  Avon residents: $59.00           Resident seniors (60+): $53.10           Non-residents: $64.90THURSDAYS, March 28 - May 30 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Avon Senior Center Community Room Fees: Avon residents: $64.00           Resident seniors (60+): $57.60           Non-residents: $70.40