Ever Growing - Never Old

Groups, Learning and Instruction

SIXTY PLUS CLUB MEETING on Thursday, January 5 at 1:00 pm.   The 60 Plus Club will meet on Thursday, January 5, at 1pm. There will be lively discussion involving suggestions for our next Big Event and ways to raise funds to support future activities. Refreshments will be served. Please join us and bring a friend! New faces and fresh ideas along with old friends keep the club alive and fun for all!  President Norm Benard, Vice-Pres. Sandy Rushton, Treasurer Ann Wernig and Secretary Donna Carchia

ANTIQUE PICTURE POSTCARDS W/ DAVID G. ALLEN on Wednesday, January 11 from 11:00 am - 12:30 pm.  You are invited to enjoy over a thousand historic scenes of Marshfield and all the villages, showing hotels and buildings that are no longer existing.  Also, you may see your neighborhood and the house you now live in.  If you are a collector and have any duplicate postcards to trade bring them along.  You can also bring your collection and share your stories with us or just come in and enjoy the display!

KOREAN WAR VETERANS MEETING on Wednesday, January 11 at 12:30 pm.  The Korean War Veterans meet at the Senior Center on the second Wednesday of the month.  All are welcome!

TRIAD presents “History of the Office of Sheriffon Wednesday, January 11 at 12:30 pm.  SALT Council will start at 12:30 with a pizza lunch.  How old is the office of the Sheriff?  Who is held at the Correctional Facility in Plymouth? These are just a few of the questions Sheriff McDonald is often asked. He will answer any questions you have about the work he does and how he serves you and public safety needs in our community.  Expect to learn some interesting things about the Sheriff’s office and the work being done in modern corrections. Please sign up ahead!

DAVE AT THERAPY GARDENS present “Copycat Recipes: Make Your Favorite Brands at Home” on Monday, January 30 at 1:00 pm.  Sick of food that's loaded with salt and sugar? Sick of the high prices and long lines? Learn how to make it yourself! Not only is cooking at home nutritionally better for you, it’s also good for your mental health and your wallet. Learn how to make your own version of brand name favorites, such as a certain fish sandwich or some low sodium vegetable juice using only eight vegetables. Chicken Tenders, Broccoli and Cheese Soup, and more! This is a great presentation for people looking to control salt and sugar intake or for those who want to stick it to the corporations.  Limit 30. Suggested donation of $2

BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP on Monday, January 23 from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm.  This month we will be reading the book “Hamnet” by Maggie O’Farrell. Books may be available for pick up at the Duxbury Library during January.

WOMEN’S GROUP w/BARBARA LEARY presents “Have a Heart” on Tuesday, January 31 from 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm.  As we look forward to the month of February and heart health month, let’s consider how many people are affected by heart conditions including Hypertension, Coronary Artery Disease, Arrhythmias, Peripheral Artery Disease, TIA’s, Stroke, Heart Failure, Heart Attack and Cardiac Arrest. We’ll discuss how your heart functions, risk factors and steps that you can take to lower blood pressure. There will be blood pressure checks at the conclusion.  Light refreshments will be served, please sign up ahead by calling 781-834-5581

ANTIQUE SLIDESHOW presents “Californian Impressionist Art” on Thursday, January 26 at 1:00 pmIn literature, music , and theater, Californians express themselves differently than their countrymen on the Atlantic Coast. The Californian interpretation of impressionist art was another distinctive area. This slideshow will present  the leading Impressionist painters based in California in the decades from 1890-1930. Slides will include examples from both Northern and Southern California - the art colonies at Carmel and Laguna Beach. The program will run about one hour and is presented by historian Bob Jackman. Admission is free. While the talk will be organized around a sequence of 80 slides, the atmosphere will be informal with questions and answers throughout the presentation.  Expect to learn a bit, share some laughs, and have a good time. Advance sign up appreciated.

INTRO TO CONVERSATIONAL SPANISH on Thursdays from 10:00 am - 11:00 am.  Always wanted to speak Spanish? This 1 hour class lead by Cathy Spiegel is for absolute beginners or for anyone who wants to try out beginning level conversational Spanish. Cost: $5.00 per class           

INTERMEDIATE SPANISH on Thursdays from 11:15 am - 12:15 pm.  Intermediate Spanish for those with some level of Spanish. Brush up on your skills! Cost: $5.00 per class  

WOODCARVING WORKSHOP on Wednesdays from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm.  This workshop is designed for a wide range of carvers, from beginner to advanced. Join us and meet some talented artisans willing to share their skills. Facilitator: Kevin Dunn.

KNITTING GROUP on Wednesdays from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm.  If you knit or crochet or want help learning to crochet or knit, join us. Bring your own project or we can show you some simple projects to get started with! All welcome!

CHESS CLUB on Tuesdays from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm.  Facilitator Tom Lester will provide beginner instruction as well chess strategy for more experienced players. Some members will also be available for competitive play. All welcome. 

QUILTING GROUP on Thursdays from 8:30 am - 11:00 am.  Have a UFO to finish? join us to work on your own UFO or a project presented to the group. To register call the Senior Center and the group facilitator Holly Carpenter will contact you. 

RUG HOOKING GROUP on Wednesdays from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm.  The group works on individual projects. All are invited to join us - we will gladly share our knowledge and assist with obtaining supplies, if necessary.

TECHNOLOGY ASSISTANCE  Need assistance with a computer, cell phone or tablet? Drop in to one of our free 1-on-1 sessions.

Monday from 9:00 am - 11:00 am             
Tuesday from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm                       
Wednesday from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm