NEWTOWN — The Newtown Senior Center will offer exercise classes through Zoom, including chair Pilates, floor yoga, chair toga, tai chi, morning meditation, Zumba and Broadway Burn.

There will be no in-person classes or programs until further notice.

Whitsons, a new meal program is being offered for $3 and available for pickup on Mondays and Wednesdays.

Those interested in participating are invited to reserve a meal by calling 203-270-4310.

The senior center is working to ensure the senior community has the most up to date and consistent information about the upcoming Covid-19 vaccine rollout.

Residents age 65 and over may also find vaccine sites and book an appointment in surrounding areas through the VAMS Portal at or by calling 877-918-2224.

Senior residents who do not have computer access can call the senior center at 203-270-4310 and a member of the senior center team can assist.

Taps Along the Housatonic, sponsored by American Legion Post 202, will take place Monday, May 31, at eight locations in Sandy Hook along the Housatonic River.

Volunteers are again needed to make this a success and organizers are looking for musicians to play, veterans, scouts or other organizations to render a hand salute, and videographers and photographers to record each of the sites.

Anyone who knows of a deceased veteran who lived in Newtown, is asked to send a photo, preferably in uniform, by Saturday, May 1 so they will be included in the video.

Submissions should include name, rank (if known), branch of service and era served.

Further inquiries may be addressed to or call 203-577-9568.

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