Ever Growing - Never Old

Special Events

2023 OPEN ENROLLMENT for Medicare Drug Plans.  Open enrollment is October 15th through December 7th to change your Medicare drug plan. Stop by the senior center to fill out an Open Enrollment Information Sheet and request an appointment with our Shine Counselors.


FLU CLINIC on Tuesday, October 4 from 12:00 - 4:00 pm.  The Flu Clinic will offer the High Dose Flu Vaccine and the Standard Vaccine. Please bring along your Medicare Part B cards and ALL pertinent prescription cards. . Register at the front desk or by calling 781-834-5581.


SAND DOLLAR ORNAMENT CLASS on Thursday, October 6 from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm.  Design Sand Dollar Ornaments with Nancy Hawes of Aquinnah Designs. Nancy is an avid crafter and enjoys designing beautiful nautical ornaments that are unique and personalized. You will create three beautiful sand dollar ornaments, choosing from several different patterns to create your own unique treasures. All the necessary materials will be included, and no prior experience is needed. The class cost is $20 due at the class.  Maximum class size is 20, minimum is 3.


ART FOR YOUR MIND PRESENTS “The Art of Ancient Greece” on Tuesday, October 11 at 1:00 pm.  Art For Your Mind is an engaging, educational, art observation experience designed to broaden the minds of its participants. Programs are for people of all backgrounds – artists and non-artists alike. The featured topic, The Art of Ancient Greece, is an overview of the amazing innovations in Ancient Greek architecture, pottery, and sculpture—which forever changed the world of art. Focusing on Greece’s famous Classical Period, we’ll make surprising connections with ancient Rome as well as our own modern culture. Join local art historian Jill Sanford for an enjoyable hour of challenging yourself to see in new ways! $2 suggested donation at the door.


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.


CARD MAKING WITH EILEEN “CARDSHAC" on Thursday, October 13 from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm.  Learn card making skills for beautiful hand crafted cards for all sorts of occasions and make two cards to take home with you. Eileen will be offering card making classes monthly (on the 2nd Thursday of the month) and she says to bring your good humor and a willingness to follow instructions but there will be plenty of room for self-expression. All supplies will be provided. The class cost is $10.00 due at class. Maximum class size is 10, minimum of 2. Please sign up in advance by calling 781-834-5581.


SEASIDE GARDENERS’ FALL FLOWER ARRANGING CLASS on Friday, October 14 from 10 am - 12:00 pm.  Please join the Seaside Gardeners in creating your own beautiful autumn arrangement. The Gardeners will help you create a colorful arrangement that you can take home and enjoy in your home or give as a gift to others. They will walk you through the steps of putting this together and will provide all the materials needed to complete the project. Please bring scissors if you have them. A $10 donation is suggested in order to defray the cost of materials.


WINDOW BASICS with Katy Mayo on Friday, October 14 from 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm.  Computer expert Katy Mayo will walk you through “Introduction to Windows”. Learn to navigate comfortably around the Windows environment on your computer. Create a basic document and put it in a folder. Many tips and tricks in this session. Register in advance, minimum of 4 to hold class.  Cost: $20 due at time of the class.


STORIES FROM BILL SELVITELLE on Friday, October 14 at 1:00 pm.  Come hear stories from Bill Selvitelle. Spend an hour and hear him share humorous stories of coming of age into the age of the ”Grey Gang"!  Bill will talk about the highs and lows of becoming older and the struggles we all face. A fun time with lots of laughs. Register by calling 781-834-5581.


MUSICAL MONDAY with Jack Craig presents “Great Songwriter - Jule Styne” on Monday, October 17 at 1:00 pm.  Jule Styne’s musical career is quite amazing in scope and includes the following pieces: classical piano, swing band work, vocal coaching for stars like Alice Faye and Shirley Temple, songs for Frank Sinatra, work for Broadway with Comden and Green, and Academy Award song writing. His song list reads like the history of American popular music. ‘People’ who come ‘Just in Time’ for this program will think ‘I’ve Heard That Song Before’ even though ‘It’s Been a Long, Long, Time’.   ‘Let Jule Styne Entertain You’! $2 suggested donation at the door.


MUSICAL MONDAY with Jack Craig presents “Great Songwriter - Jule Styne” on Monday, October 17 at 1:00 pm.  Jule Styne’s musical career is quite amazing in scope and includes the following pieces: classical piano, swing band work, vocal coaching for stars like Alice Faye and Shirley Temple, songs for Frank Sinatra, work for Broadway with Comden and Green, and Academy Award song writing. His song list reads like the history of American popular music. ‘People’ who come ‘Just in Time’ for this program will think ‘I’ve Heard That Song Before’ even though ‘It’s Been a Long, Long, Time’.   ‘Let Jule Styne Entertain You’! $2 suggested donation at the door. 


BECOME A SOUP MASTER with Dave at Therapy Gardens  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.


NATIONAL PUMPKIN DAY CELEBRATION on Wednesday, October 26 at 1:00 pm.  Mark your calendar and come join us for a “spooktacular” National Pumpkin Day celebration.  Festive decorations, Monster Mash music, candy treats, and a raffle drawing/prize will surely get you in the Halloween spirit. Feel free to wear your favorite costume. 


WHAT IS HALLOWEEN WITHOUT BATS!  Presented by Steve French of Mass Audubon on Monday, October 31 at 1:00 pm.  Bats, our only flying mammals, are truly remarkable animals. It’s too bad their unwarranted reputation has prevented many people from appreciating how beneficial and unique they are. All bats found in Massachusetts are insectivores. They feed primarily at night, catching thousands of mosquitoes, moths, and other night-flying insects. This presentation will demystify our nighttime flying creatures. Free goodie bags to those who sign up in advance.