Senior Center

Dennis Township NJ

Our program offerings are focused upon promoting independence, dignity and respect. We advocate for our senior citizen members by collaborating and nurturing networks and relationships across institutions, agencies and community service organizations. We encourage social development through crafts, games, trips, parties, exercise, sports, educational classes, reading groups, volunteerism & partnerships that support the goal for senior health, physical activity and independence for the young at heart!

Senior Center Hours

Monday – Friday 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.

Activities For Everyone

The Dennis Township Senior Center is open to all Cape May County residents 50 years of age and over. We have a wide variety of weekly activities and day trips – there’s something for everyone!

If you have any questions or comments, please call 609-861-3137 or email us.

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Line Dancing

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Pool Table

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Shuffle Board

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Rosie's Book Club

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Holiday Events

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Casino Trips

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Theater Trips

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Coffee's Always On

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And Much More!

Senior Citizen Lending Library For Your Reading Pleasure

We have a fully operating lending library for members. The books are organized and arranged by a color coding system according to the following categories:

Reference Books, Novels, Mysteries & Suspense, Biographies, Non-Fiction, Health and Cookbooks as well as a collection of Large Prints Books.

Come in and select a book or two and sign them out on the sheet provided. When you have finished reading your selections just return them to our library, cross the entry off and write in the date returned. Place the returned book on the returned shelf and we’ll re-shelf it for you.

We also have a collection of VHS tapes on various Civil War battles and themes that have been loaned to the library for the enjoyment of Civil War buffs. Tapes may be viewed on the libraries large screen TV in the library room or borrowed for up to 2 weeks. The same procedure for borrowing books applies to short term borrowing of the Civil War Tapes.

The library is organized and maintained by volunteers. We acknowledge the work of Doris Schofield who has entered the collection into a database, Barbara Graham who classified the collection into coded categories and Bobbie Babbitt for the design of the Data Base and Coding System.

Trips and Events

    “Queen Esther” at the Sight & Sound Theatre
    Apr 22 @ 7:30 am

    Join us at the Sight & Sound Theatre to see “Queen Esther”, a brand new original stage production. Set in the opulent yet perilous Persian Empire. “Queen Esther” is a captivating tale of beauty and bravery. Experience one of the most riveting bible stories as it comes to life with magnificent sets, special effects and live animals.

    On Wednesday, April 22, 2020 we will depart Senior Center at 7:30 am.

    Price per person is $115.00. The package includes: round trip transportation, lunch at the Shady Maple Smorgasbord, 3:00 pm show tickets, orchestra seats, taxes & gratuities. Even though the show is not until April of 2020, tickets must be paid for in full at time of signing up.

    2020QueenEsther - "Queen Esther" at the Sight & Sound Theatre

    Trip Cancellations & Refund Policy

    If written request and notice of cancellation is received 45 days or more prior to departure, all monies received will be refunded, less a $45.00 administrative fee per person. If cancellation is received less than 45 and more than 30 days, all monies will be refunded, less a $125.00 administrative fee per person. If cancellation is received less than 30 days, a cancellation charge of 100% will apply.

    Special exception such as death of immediate family member (i.e. spouse or child), hospitalization of yourself or your spouse no other exceptions will pertain. Cancellation insurance is highly recommended and is non-refundable. This policy pertains only to trips that cost $500.00 of more.

    For our trips costing less than $500.00 (including our one day trips) we will assess a 10% administrative fee per person to the cost of the trip for anyone cancelling three (3) weeks prior to the trip. If you cancel up to and including one week prior to the trip, the total amount of the trip will not be refunded.

    Rosie’s “Reaching Out Program”

    Volunteers needed

    Monday, Tuesday & Fridays 10:00am to noon

    Living alone can be tough for many of our seniors especially the ones that don’t have family living nearby or can’t get out due to limited driving abilities, illness, or physical ailments, that is why we’re looking for volunteers needed to make phone calls to our seniors just to let them know we care and are thinking about them, and most of all, to ask how they are doing and if there is anything we can do.

    Interested in making a difference? Call Rosie at 609-861-3137.

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    Special Needs Registry

    If you, a friend or a loved one is disabled, handicapped, a senior citizen or otherwise has special needs (either temporary or permanent), you are eligible for the Special Needs Registry. THERE IS NO CHARGE FOR THIS SERVICE.

    Enrollment in this program makes our Emergency Management Coordinator aware of all residents with special needs who may need additional assistance to assure their safety in the event of case of a hurricane or unforeseen disaster in the area. A copy of this list will be kept on file in Township Hall, Emergency Management Office and the Dennis Township Senior Center. Again, this is a FREE service and might well save your life or the life of someone you love.

    ENROLL NOW by clicking the button below, which will take you to the online form on the main Dennis Township website.

    Contact Us or Stop By

    Dennis Township Senior Center
    571 Petersburg Road, P.O. Box 204
    Dennisville, NJ 08214-0204

    Phone: (609) 861-3137
    Fax: (609) 861-3137

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