37 Pleasant Street | New London, NH | 603.526.6368

JUNE 2021 PROGRAMS

OUTDOOR GENTLE YOGA at COA with Leah Cummings of Evergreen Healing Arts

Tuesday, June 22 – July 27 at 10:00am

In this outside Gentle Yoga class we will practice simple postures and mindful breathing techniques.These practices together can help increase balance and strength and even improve your mood! Chairs will be available if you would not be able to get down and up off of the ground on your own.

Leah is a yoga teacher, massage therapist, and director of Evergreen Healing Arts wellness studio in Bradford, NH. She appreciates the close-knit community and natural beauty of our surrounding area. These connections with community and nature have given her a sense of well-being that she shares through her practice. Finding teachers both locally and abroad, her studies include Iyengar yoga, adaptive yoga, relaxation massage, myofascial release and infant to elder massage. Her interests are in natural health and understanding the benefits of a holistic approach. She keeps her own practice of wellness alive and supported by following mentors and nourishing a network of fellow teachers and practitioners.Contact Leah: 603-748-4330 / 603Leah@gmail.com / evergreenhealingarts.org


Tom & Tom’s Men’s Discussion Group - Mondays at 9:00am via Zoom

We want to hear your stories and we’ll share a few of our own. Please call COA to join.

French Discussion Group - First and Third Mondays at 4:15pm

Join this casual, friendly group to practice your language skills and have fun. Participants at all skill levels are welcome. Please call COA to register. Limit of 10 people.

Bingo!Mondays at 1:00pm

Ten games for $5. Ten bingo sheets with 6 cards on each sheet. Participants must be 55 years old and older. Please call COA to register. Limit of 10 people.

Chair Exercises – Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at 10:30am

This low impact exercise program is perfect for those looking for an easy, effective exercise routine. Please call COA to register. Limit of 10 people.

VNA Foot Care Clinic at COA -Second and Fourth Mondays at 9:00am-2:00pm

$25 Please call the Lake Sunapee Area VNA at 603-748-1731 to schedule an appointment.

Outdoor Recreation for Seniors – Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:00am

Join this active group to walk, hike, kayak and more! Please call COA at 526-6368 to register prior to your first activity.

Memoir Writing Group - Tuesdays at 10:00am

Please call COA to register. Limit of 10 people.

Book Discussion Group – Tuesday, June 8th at 10:00am via Zoom

Sold on a Monday by Kristina McMorris. For more information or to get a link to the virtual meeting, please contact jroy@tracylibrary.org.

Painting Group - Tuesdays at 1:00pm

Bring your current painting project to work on. This is an informal group, and we’d love to have you join us. Please call COA to register. Limit of 10 people.

Needlework Craft Group - Wednesdays at 1:00-3:00pm

Love to cross stitch, do needlework, quilt, knit or crochet? We'd love to chat, laugh, and get to know the folks who enjoy the same hobbies we enjoy. Please call COA to register. Limit of 10 people.

Mah Jong - 12:30pm (beginning June 10th) Please call COA to register. Limit of 10 people.

Humanist Discussion Group – Thursday, June 17th at 1:30pm

Welcome to those who are interested in delving into a variety of humanist and non-theist topics. We share our knowledge and experiences related to the challenging questions of religion, spirituality, and how they influence our lives. Using reason, critical thinking, and honest examination, we do our best to approach personal truths. Bring your thoughts, your questions, and an open mind, and join our lively, respectful monthly discussions. Please call COA at 526-6368 to join. Limit of 10 people.

Computer Tutoring with Nick Oursouff

Nick is available for on-line tutoring sessions. Nick has an extensive background in computers from teaching to programming. Please call COA at 526-6368 for registration information.


ORFS Schedule for June 2021

June 1st - Hike or Kayak Lake Massasecum - Bradford, NH

Leader: Gene Stanphill (603 938 5683) Cell: 359 0822

Walkers are asked to park on highway and will be informed as to where to hike.

Directions: From New London take Route 114 /south into Bradford. Continue until you see the lake on your left past Used Book sign You will see a small parking area and the put in on your left. Kayakers unload there and park upon the highway. Bring lunch to eat together at picnic area on the right side of the lake.

June 8th - Hike and Kayak Bradley Lake in Andover, NH

Leader: Gene Stanphill (603 938 5683) Cell: 359 0822

Directions: From New London take Route 11 east to Andover. Just before the gas station turn right on Lawrence St. In a short distance turn right on Bradley Road which will take you to the lake put in. Bring lunch and chair.

June 15th - Hike Clark Pond Trail and Kayak Messer Pond, New London, NH

Leader: Jim Harris, (603) 877-0254, Cell (603) 748-7244

Directions: From Main Street, New London at the traffic signal turn on to South Pleasant Street. At the stop sign turn left on Old Main Street then a quick right on to Bog Road. Continue to the put in for Messer Pond on the right. Kayakers park on right side of the Bog Road at the put in. Hikers park just down the road on the left at the trail head. Bring lunch and a chair.

June 22nd - Hike and Kayak Mascoma River

Leaders: John & Judy Reisch

John cell: 603-443-3780, Judy cell: 401-573-3949

Directions: Interstate 89 to exit 17. Follow Route 4 East for 6.0 miles toward Canaan. After passing Blackwater Road and the Enfield/Canaan town line, turn right into the parking area and put in. Walkers please park along the side of Route 4 to allow kayakers to park close to the put in.

June 29th Hike or Kayak Otter Pond, New London, NH

Leader: Jim Harris, (603) 877-0254, Cell (603) 748-7244

Directions: From New London take Route 11 to Otterville Road on your right.

Bring lunch and chair to eat at the home of Margie Carley, 490 Otterville Road. Home: (603) 763-1895, Cell: (503) 819-9258. She will provide some drinks and desert. Please observe the NO PARKING signs on the right side of Otterville road.