Monthly Programs

ONGOING PROGRAMS


                                      Pre-registration is required for all events: 781-828-1323


CAREGIVER’S SUPPORT GROUP:  Second Tuesday of the month at 1:00 PM at the Senior Center.

Are you a caregiver? If so, you may feel as if you are pulled in multiple directions as you struggle to find balance among  many life demands.  This group is for you! For more information please call the Senior Center at 781-828-1323. 


MEN’S CLUB MEETING: Third Tuesday of the month at 10:00 AM.  Socialize over coffee and doughnuts and then listen to some wonderful programs here at the Senior Center.  Coffee is available at 9:30 AM, followed by a speaker at 10:00 AM.  All Senior Men are welcome!


CCOA WOMEN’S CLUB MEETING: Third Tuesday of the month at 1:00 PM.   For more information call the Senior Center at 781-828-1323 or contact us at ccoawomensclub@gmail.com.

Upcoming Meetings:  Tuesday, June 21st from 12:00 to 2:00 PM.  Annual End of Year Luncheon at Pequitside Farm.  Sign up at the May meeting or call the Senior Center.  This is a Members Only event.


VETERAN’S COFFEE HOUR. First Thursday of the month.   Coffee and donuts at 9:00 AM followed by a program at 10:00 AM.    All those who served in the U.S. Armed Forces are welcome to join us!


JUNE SPECIAL PROGRAMS

Steve Avellino Wellness Series: Stability Work for Seniors

NOW OFFERING 2 CLASS TIMES! 1:30-2:30 PM or 2:35-3:35 PM

Tuesdays - June 7, 14, 28 and July 5, 12 and 19. (No class on June 21).   Six-week program designed to activate the smaller, stabilizer muscles so the big muscles can operate more efficiently. We will focus on cross-stabilization for balance and joint health.                                                                           Program is facilitated by Steve Avellino, EFT, CES, SSF, SSN.    Cost is $42 for series.                              


 **NEW** Barre Fitness Class!  Tuesdays at 12:15PM.   June 7, 14, 21 and 28.                                              Join Sam for this low-impact, head-to-toe toning workout using ballet movements.  Easy to modify and follow along using a chair for balance.  Floor work is involved when working on the ab muscles. Cost is $5/class.


Prescription Advantage Presentation.  Monday, June 13th at 1:00 PM

A free seminar answering the commonly asked question: “Why do I need Prescription                       Advantage?” The seminar will explore reasons to join Prescription Advantage.  Prescription                 Advantage also provides benefits for individuals 65 and older who are not eligible for Medicare, 

as well as those under age 65 with a qualified disability.                                                                           


Spring and Summer Wildflowers of New England.  Thursday, June 16th at 12:00 PM.                                 Join Teacher/Naturalist Michael Scutari for a hands-on, interactive presentation about the colorful wildflowers that are found in the gardens, forests, meadows, wetlands and along roadsides in New England during the spring and summer months.  Cost is $3/person.


Krafts with Karen: Paint Party!  Friday, June 17th at 10:30 AM.                                                                           No artistic experience needed to create a beautiful painting that will remind you of summer all year long!  Cost is $25/person...........and you leave with your beautiful painting!


Chorus with Dolly and Monthly Birthday Celebration.  Friday, June 17th at 10:30 AM.               Everyone is invited to sing along with Dolly!  Singing is a great way to boost your mood and socialize with others.  Cake and ice cream provided by our friends at The Arbors of Stoughton.  


Drums Alive!  Thursday, June 23rd at 11:00 AM

The rhythmic patterns of the drum increase synchronization of brain wave activity which in turn       provides feelings of euphoria and improved mental awareness.  Cost is $5/person.  Combine the Drums Alive and Balance in Motion classes for $8/person.

 

Balance in Motion.   Thursday, June 23rd at 12:15 PM

This class is designed to help maintain strength, flexibility and balance.  The slow controlled            movements put minimal stress on muscles and joints.  Low impact movements include standing and balancing as well as breathing and flexibility stretches.  Cost is $5/person.  Combine the Drum Alive and Balance in Motion classes for $8/person.                                                                                                


Memory Café.  Thursday, June 23rdat 1:30 PM

The Memory Café will be hosted at the Canton Public Library.  The Café provides a safe and        supportive gathering place for friends with varying levels of memory loss to relax with their care partners and family over refreshments and entertainment.  Any guest who requires a  personal care attendant must have a caregiver present.


Make a Mini Photo Album with Lisa Quinn.  Monday, June 27th at 11:00 AM.                               Participants will print out up to 25, 4X6" prints of their own photos and bring them to this class where they will create a miniature photo album as a keepsake for these memories.                                 The cost is $6/person.  

                                                                                                                                                                                                K9 Demonstration presented by the Canton Police Dept.   Thursday, June 30 at 12:00 PM.                       Meet Officer Bob Zepf and his sidekick, Dunkin.  They will demonstrate Dunkin's expertise in detecting all forms of narcotics and opiates.  This is a truly fascinating experience---don't miss out!