MARSHFIELD MATES KICKOFF. Thank you to the volunteers who have stepped up to offer their skills and talents in order to help others. We could not offer this program without YOU!! If you are a senior and in need of help with simple household tasks such as hanging a curtain, changing a lightbulb, setting up a television, etc., please call Kristen at the Marshfield Senior Center at 781-834-5581. This is a volunteer effort so any required materials must be provided by you.
DESIGN AND PLANT A CUSTOM WINDOW BOX OR PLANTER on Monday, June 5 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. Join Eileen Forsyth, who has been gardening professionally for 20 years, as well as having her Master Gardener Certificate. You bring the container with a drainage hole and 6-8 plants in 4.5” inch containers, and Eileen will bring the soil! Determine where you will be displaying the planter. (Sun or Shade) If you need assistance with choosing the right plants, feel free to call Eileen directly at 781-837-8887. Please sign up at the front desk or by calling the Senior Center at 781-834-5581. The class is free. Maximum 12/Minimum 3
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!
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.
8 WEEK MEMOIR WRITING COURSE with Mary Belsan on Thursdays Starting June 15 from 10:00 am - 11:15 am. Have you ever considered writing your memoirs for yourself or your family? In this class, you will be provided a set of questions each week on a different topic. It is in sharing our experiences that we jog our & each other’s memories to create our own personal story. Writing can be done in class or later at home & reshared the following week. Minimum- 5 people. Maximum- 10 people. Cost: $32 due at first class. Classes are June 15 & 29, July 6, 13, 20 & 27, and August 3 & 10.
DELVENA THEATRE COMPANY presents “All the Presidents' Women” on Thursday, June 22 at 1:00 pm. The Delvena Theatre Company will be presenting All the Presidents’ Women, a live performance which looks into the lives of some our Presidents and their wives. Find out which one of our most famous First Ladies was committed to a mental institution by her own son! Have we already had a female president? Could one of our First Ladies have murdered her husband while he was still in office? This show is a live performance which looks into the lives (sometimes behind closed doors!) of some our United States presidents and their wives. Find out which of our most famous first ladies was committed to a mental institution by her own son! Have we already had a female president? Could one of our first ladies have murdered her husband while he was still in office? Fascinating stories bring lively entertainment and promotes dialogue after the performance between the cast and the audience. Advanced sign up required. This program is supported in part by a grant from the Marshfield Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.
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.
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.