IMMUNIZATION SCREENING AND INFORMATION SESSION on Tuesday, January 10 from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm. Pharmacist Marianne Shirikjian from Osco Pharmacy in Star Market will speak at 10:00 am for 15 minutes about vaccines and updated recommendations. She will cover the pneumonia, shingles, flu, Covid, and tetanus vaccines. After the 15 minute talk there will be availability for five minute appointments for screening or vaccines, be sure to bring your insurance information if you are receiving a vaccine. Sign up at the front desk or by calling 781-834-5581 for the information session and/or a time slot for vaccines and screening.
TELL YOUR STORY – 5 WEEK WORKSHOP with Mary Belson on Thursdays from 10:00 - 11:00 am January 12, 19, 26, Feb 2, 9. Have you ever thought about writing your memoir? Would you like to preserve your family legacy for future generations? This facilitator will provide questions on each weekly topic to guide the discussion, share her experiences, and open the discussion to others to share their stories. Sharing our life’s experiences jogs each other’s memories and enriches our own memoir. Cost is $20 due at the first class. Register in advance at the front desk or by calling 781-834-5581 Minimum 4
UNDERSTANDING AND PAYING YOUR TOWN OF MARSHFIELD BILLS on Tuesday, January 17 at 10:00 am. This presentation will help you read and understand your Real Estate, Utility and Excise bills. It will also help you know your various payment options. Assistant Treasurer/Collector Kathleen Maresco will answer your questions and guide you through this process. Continental breakfast will be served, advanced sign up.
MASS AUDUBON presents "What's That Bird at the Feeder" on Wednesday, January 18 at 1:00 pm. Come join Doug Lowry and Steve French as they talk about winter birds in your feeder. As winter drives us indoors, we can always rely on birds to keep us connected to our critical relationship with nature. You don't actually have to have access to a feeder to enjoy our feathered friends, though we will use feeders as we explore the variety of birds that thrive throughout our New England Winters. Please sign up ahead.
CHINESE NEW YEAR LUNCHEON on Thursday, January 19 at 12:00 pm. Come celebrate Chinese New Year – the year of the rabbit! - with a delicious Chinese luncheon from Mandarin Tokyo Restaurant. The plated lunch will be served in the Senior Center dining room. Tickets for the lunch will go on sale Monday, January 9 through Friday, January 13. Advance sign up required at front desk. Cost per person $11 payable at sign up. Limit 50
DELVENA THEATRE COMPANY presents “A Cup of Tea, A Crumpet and A Gas Mask” on Thursday, January 19 at 1:00 pm. A heartwarming comedy set during the WWII London Blitz. Meet Mrs. Henderson – an upper-class British woman - who bravely, hilariously, keeps one little theater alive in a very unique way. Her new friend, Margaret Rutherford, comes to visit, and together they discuss matters of the heart and how to make dreams come true. Though confronting difficult times, all is proven that all you really need in life is a lot of laughter and a good friend! The show will feature Lynne Moulton and Fran Baron as Margaret Rutherford and Mrs. Henderson respectively. Advance sign up requested. A Cup of Tea, A Crumpet and a Gas Mask 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.
THE TALKING INFORMATION CENTER(TIC): Come Learn about this Local Resource on Monday, January 23 at 10:00 am. The Talking Information Center (TIC) is a radio reading service dedicated to the blind, visually impaired and otherwise print-impaired population of Massachusetts and beyond. National and local newspapers, along with current affairs publications, consumer information, and community-based announcements comprise the bulk of their programming that runs 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Sign up in advance with the front desk or by calling 781-834-5581
“COPYCAT RECIPES: MAKE YOUR FAVORITE BRANDS AT HOME” with Dave from Therapy Gardens 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
TECH FOR THE NOT SO TECH SAVVY on Tuesday, January 31 from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm (15 minute appointments). Erica Ruscio, Head of Adult Services at Marshfield’s Ventress Memorial Library, will be offering one on one consultations here at the Senior Center. Bring your own device (phone, tablet, e-reader, or laptop) and specific questions you have. In each fifteen minute appointment, Erica will answer your questions and offer tips on topics including navigating and personalizing your device, passwords, internet searching, email, video conferencing, and digital library resources like Hoopla and Libby (where you can borrow eBooks and more for free!). Please sign up at the front desk in advance or by calling 781-834-5581.
NATIONAL HOT CHOCOLATE DAY on Tuesday, January 31 from 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm. A little Hot Chocolate trivia, a cup of chocolaty goodness and a variety of toppings for your cocoa. Why choose between a marshmallow or a candy cane – try both! Sign up in advance so we know how much to serve by calling 781-834-5581.