The following programs are scheduled at the Darien Senior Activities Center, now located at the Mather Center, 2, Renshaw Road. The center is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For information, call 203-656-7490.

The Ridgefield Visiting Nurse Association will hosting an informative lunch to discuss flu shots at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 4. The presentation will be followed by a complimentary lunch at noon. To sign up, call 203-656-7489.

Military historian Art Gottlieb will discuss the U.S.S. Intrepid at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug 5. Launched in Norfolk in 1943, the fleet carrier saw extensive World War II service in the Pacific. He will be doing both an oral history and a Power Point presentation filled with historical pictures.

The Alumni Swing Band will perform at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6. The band's repertoire includes Big Band-era swing and jazz as well as more contemporary selections. Lunch, at a cost of $4, will be served at noon. For lunch reservations, call 203-656-7490.

The side effects of aging will be discussed at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13.