Ever Growing - Never Old

Groups, Learning and Instruction

SIXTY PLUS CLUB MEETING on Thursday, October 6 at 1:00 pm.  The 60 Plus Club will meet on the first Thursday of the month, October 6th at 1:00 pm. Please join us to meet the new officers and enjoy some apple cider and doughnuts. We will discuss the Christmas party and future activities.  President Norm Benard, Vice-Pres. Sandy Rushton, Treasurer Ann Wernig and Secretary Donna Carchia

WRITING FOR FUN & FULFILLMENT on Tuesdays at 1:00 pm thru October 18.  Join writer Liz Esse Kahrs on writing and journaling in this six week series. In this supportive and non-judgmental environment, you will be encouraged to exercise your mind. Liz will provide the prompts—you bring your imagination and a pen and notebook. Whether you are entirely new to writing or are someone who already enjoys the emotional and cognitive benefits of writing, this series of workshops will inspire you! Limit 12. 

ANTIQUE PICTURE POSTCARDS W/ DAVID G. ALLEN on Wednesday, October 12 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, October 12 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 Home Safety and Aging in Placeon Wednesday, October 12 at 12:30 pm.  Our monthly TRIAD presentations feature topics for older adults on community safety in partnership with the District Attorney, the Plymouth Co. Sherriff and Marshfield Fire and Police.  Join us at 12:30 pm for pizza and conversation with representatives from public safety and then at 1:00 pm Jeanette Belvu, RN from Visiting Angels will present information on measures to age in place and increasing home safety. Please sign up at the front desk in advance or by calling 781-834-5581 as refreshments are served.

DAVE AT THERAPY GARDENS present “Become a Soup Master” on Monday, October 24 at 1:00 pm.  One of Therapy Garden’s most popular workshops! What's better than a simmering pot of soup or stew on a cold day? Forget the canned stuff. Come sample homemade soups and learn how to make them yourself using fresh and healthy ingredients. $2 donation at the door.

WOMEN’S GROUP w/BARBARA LEARY presents “Hormones” on Tuesday, October 25 from 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm.  Hormones are the chemicals that coordinate different functions in your body by carrying messages through your blood to your organs, skin, muscles and other tissues. So far, over 50 have been identified making up the Endocrine system. We'll talk about what they control, what they do, how they communicate, each gland's function, and conditions that are a result of an imbalance, for instance, Type II Diabetes. Light refreshments will be served, please sign up ahead at the front desk or by calling 781-834-5581.

EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOP ON REVERSE MORTGAGES  on Tuesday, October 25 at 1:00 pm.  Join David Tourtillott, CRMP of Homestead Mortgage and learn about the facts, truth, pros and cons of Reverse Mortgages to help you age in place or to sell your home and buy a new home with a Reverse Mortgage. Please sign up in advance at the front desk or call 781-834-5581 to reserve your spot.

ANTIQUE SLIDESHOW presents “Antique Tiffany Glass” on Thursday, October 27 at 1:00 pmTiffany glass has been known for a century and a half for its striking colors, opalescent glow, and the finest craftsmanship. The presentation will feature slide illustrations along with insightful comments about the process and people who made the glass along with the craftsmen who selected pieces of glass that were incorporated into windows, lamps and other artifacts. Other aspects that will be discussed will include the company’s history, the artistic style of the item and its sheer beauty. The speaker will be antiques writer Bob Jackman.  OPTIONAL:  If you have an example of Tiffany glass bring it to the show, and Bob will be happy to offer comments.  While the talk will be organized around a sequence of 100 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.  Please sign up in advance at the front desk or call 781-834-5581.

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/Donation is $5.00 a 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/Donation is $5.00 a 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.

BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP on Monday, October 24 from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm.  This month we will be reading the book “The Magician” by Colm Toibin. Books available through the Ventress Memorial Library. All welcome!

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