SIXTY PLUS CLUB MEETING on Thursday, June 1 at 1:00 pm. The 60 Plus Club will meet on Thursday, June 1 at 1:00 pm. Join us for this pre-Summer meeting to enjoy refreshments, friendship and maybe a few laughs. Please note there will be no July meeting of the 60 Plus Club. President Norm Benard, Vice-Pres. Sandy Rushton, Treasurer Ann Wernig and Secretary Donna Carchia
CELEBRATE NATIONAL ICE TEA DAY on Friday, June 9 from 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm. You’re invited to stop by the Café to celebrate one of summer’s favorite drinks. Whether you prefer sweetened or unsweetened, with or without lemon, come and enjoy a cool glass and a sweat treat. Hope to see you there!
THERAPY GARDENS with Dave presents “Totally Tomato: Growing, Preserving and Cooking Tomatoes” on Monday, June 12 at 1:00 pm. Is there anything more delicious than a homegrown tomato? That’s why 85% of backyard gardeners grow them. But there's more to this edible berry than meets the eye. Tomatoes are the major dietary source of the antioxidant lycopene, which has been linked to many health benefits, including reduced risk of heart disease and cancer. Learn about different varieties of tomatoes, including disease and drought tolerant varieties, how to best (and easily) grow them, and – most importantly – how to prepare them in these great recipes! Great for gardeners, home cooks, and people interested in healthy eating. Please call the Senior Center at 781-834-5581 to sign up. $2 suggested donation at the door. Max 30
ENVIRONMENTALLY RESPONSIBLE TICK CONTROL with Blake Dinius on Monday, June 12 at 1:00 pm. Join us to hear from Plymouth County Entomologist Blake Denius as he presents “How to be Environmentally Responsible with Tick Control.” We need to be safe from dangerous ticks but no one wants to cause harm to the planet. Come hear about how to balance these concerns. Sign up in advance at 781-834-5581.
ANTIQUE PICTURE POSTCARDS W/ DAVID G. ALLEN on Wednesday, June 14 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, June 14 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 “Keeping You Safe, Now and Later” on Wednesday, June 14 Pizza at 12:30pm, presentation at 1:00 pm. Join Patricia Nihill, North River Home Care's Director of Community Relations, to discuss resources that are available in your community to help you stay safe and age in place. Patricia will talk about services that are both covered by your insurance along with those that are available through private funding. There are ways you can create a safe home environment inside your home that will reduce falls. Sign up in advance by calling 781-834-5581 as refreshments are served.
MARSHFIELD FIRE DEPARTMENT/COMMUNITY EMS CPR TRAINING COURSE on Friday, June 23 from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm. This important and beneficial class will help participants recognize and respond appropriately to sudden cardiac arrest, and to immediately initiate care until advanced medical personnel arrive and take over. The class is free but there is a $21 charge for the CPR Certification Card payable at class. MFD will submit and drop off the cards at the Senior Center within 2-3 weeks. Please sign up in advance at the Front Desk, or by calling 781-834-5581. Maximum of 10.
BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP on Monday, June 26 from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm. This month we will be reading the book “The Widows of Malabar Hill” by Sujata Massey. Books may be available for pick up at the Ventress Library.
WOMEN’S GROUP w/BARBARA LEARY presents “Memory Loss vs. Forgetfulness: What is Normal” on Tuesday, June 27 at 1:00 pm. Many older adults worry about their memory and cognition; hesitating to learn new things, forgetting something important and having trouble finding the right words. Let’s discuss the difference between mild cognitive impairment and dementia. Light refreshments will be served, please sign up ahead by calling 781-834-5581.
OLDER ADULT LGBTQ+ AND FRIENDS AND ALLIES PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES BRAINSTORMING on Tuesday, June 27 from 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm.
Join us for some refreshments and conversation. We will be brainstorming potential programs and activities to plan for the upcoming year for older adults in the LQBTQ+ community and friends and allies. Looking to increase the inclusive and welcoming atmosphere of the Marshfield Senior Center. We will meet in the Seaflower Café. Everyone is welcome.
ANTIQUE SLIDESHOW presents "Antique New England Chippendale Furniture" on Thursday, June 29 at 1:00 pm. Colonial furniture making in New England reached its zenith during the Chippendale era, and today the style continues to be extensively reproduced. On Thursday, June 29 at 1:00 pm a slideshow will be presented on antique New England Chippendale furniture. The program will be illustrated with some of the finest examples of the style produced in Boston, Salem, Newport and Glastonbury/Weathersfield. Additional examples will feature village and rural examples from each New England state. The speaker will be antiques writer Bob Jackman. OPTIONAL: If you have an image of a period piece of New England Chippendale furniture, bring it to the show, and Bob will be happy to offer comments. 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. Please sign up in advance.
THE MEN’S BREAKFAST IS BACK!! on Friday, June 30 at 9:30 am featuring “How To Improve Your Health Through Food.”, given by Cardiologist, Dr. Alan Berrick. (Women Always Welcome) Come at 9:00 am for breakfast and lecture begins promptly at 9:30 am. Could the food we eat be responsible for most of our chronic diseases? Can chronic diseases such as high blood pressure, diabetes, heard disease, and Alzheimer’s disease be prevented or reversed? Come hear a very eye opening discussion and what are the benefits of a Whole Food plant-based diet versus, the Standard American diet of “meat and potatoes”. Advance sign up required. Donation $2.
MASS AUDUBON presents “Birds of the Beach”on Tuesday, May 30 at 1:00 pm. Shorebirds are avian superstars with Herculean migrations, unique feeding adaptations, and elaborate courtship displays. This presentation will enrich your appreciation of these incredible birds, as we discuss several species that are currently passing through on both ends of migration or settling in seasonally for nesting. Learn their unique and specialized features which support their ability to thrive in distinct but interconnected coastal/wetland environments. Once decimated by market hunting, shorebirds have shown remarkable resiliency as they populate ever decreasing habitats. Presently, they provide important metrics in our understanding of the effects of climate change and sea level rise. After this presentation, you'll know where and when to observe shorebirds, and tips on visual and vocal identifications.
CONVERSATIONAL SPANISH on Thursdays from 10:00 am - 11:00 am. This one hour conversational Spanish at 10:00 am is particularly for those who need extra time trying out their Spanish. Absolute beginners are invited to sit in and get the flavor. 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
Wednesday from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Thursday from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm