The Senior Middle will probably be filled with activity this June, with the annual art show, mind video games, senior self defense courses and far more.
Press Releases from the Watertown COA/Senior Middle Some of our June 2019 occasions embrace:
Senior Middle Art Class Annual Exhibition & Reception
The Senior Middle Art class works exhausting all yr (and has fun too)! Every June we’ve got an opportunity to admire their greatest works of the yr in every week lengthy exhibit that is open to the public beginning this yr on June 4th.
Remember to come by and meet the artists and their gifted instructor Daybreak Scaltreto at the Artists’ Reception!
WHEN: Wednesday, June 5 TIME: 10:00 AM WHERE: Watertown Senior Middle
Can’t make it that week? The exhibition will probably be on display at the Watertown Free Public Library throughout the complete month of July.
DAWN SCALTRETO—ZEN ART FOR MIND-BODY WELLNESS
When: Tuesday, June 11th– Be a part of us once we attempt Zen Watercolor Portray—use fluid watercolors on paper to create abstract paintings with saturated, excessive frequency colours. The work make lovely cards, bookmarks and framing.
When: Tuesday, June 25th – Peaceable Print Makingusing leaves, stamps, and Gelli printing plates. Create lovely art using simple materials. Prints & playing cards included.
Time for each courses is Four:30 – 6:30 and the fee for every class is $3.00. Mild refreshments. Pre-register by calling 617-972-6490.
No expertise needed and first time seniors are inspired to attend this enjoyable program.This program is funded by means of a grant from the Watertown Group Discovered
FAMILY PORTRAIT PROOFS
Family portrait proofs (photographs) of Watertown residents in the 1940’s and 50’s, have been donated to theHistorical Society of Watertown. They have been capable of return a few of the pictures to the families, but many have gone unclaimed. The Watertown Senior Middle has partnered with the Historical Society to have these proofs out there for viewing. We hope you will acknowledge family, associates or neighbors so that you may give them their pictures.WHEN: Wednesday, June 12 TIME: 10:00 AM Mild Refreshments. Pre– Registration Required.
PEARL PRESSMAN & BRAIN GAMES
On the lookout for a enjoyable method to stimulate your mind and hold your reminiscence sharp? These thoughts workouts are enjoyable for everyone. Periods will embrace a light-weight dinner with pre-registration. When:June Four & 18 Time: Four:30 – 6:30
Value: $three.00 Name 617-972-6490 to register.
Pearl may even be right here for games July 9 & 23, and August 6 & 20. Dinner is supported by a grant from the Watertown Group Basis.
DEFEND YOURSELF AGAINST THE AGGRESSOR – D.Y.A.T.A.
Achieve confidence and be empowered to be able to fight a potential assault in an actual world state of affairs.Instructor, Kristin Ann LaShoto, will highlight the points of awareness, together with private area, while giving us methods and a variety of methods and methods used to safeguard and provide information of particular person safety.
You will study: The two strategies of a bodily assault, action vs. response, diversion/distraction and be educated on scams, holds and the physical facet of self-defense.WHEN: June 26 TIME: 10:00 A.M. Area is restricted and sign-up is required.
SENIOR CENTER TRIPS!
6/13 Larz Anderson and Mt. Auburn Grille. Be a part of us once we travel to view the cars at Larz Anderson’s. Lunch decisions: hen kebab sandwich, sirloin ideas or hen cutlet Parmiagiana. Time: 9:30—2:00 Value: $30
June 20th Sleeper McCann Home and The Gloucester House.Take pleasure in a day along the water. Our first stop is the Gloucester House. Your meal decisions are: Baked Recent Haddock, Roast Sirloin (Baked stuffed hen if not sufficient sirloin orders) and includes a cup of New England Clam Chowder, garden salad, roll & butter, and Strawberry Shortcake for dessert. Next we’ll spend the afternoon on the summer time residence of one in every of America’s first professional interior designers, Henry Davis Sleeper. Perched on a rock ledge overlooking Gloucester Harbor every of the 40 rooms is distinguished by a historical or literary determine, theme, or shade. The house does not have an elevator. Please verify with the employees is you employ a walker. There’s strolling and stairs however the gardens and garden overlooking Gloucester Bay have some seating.Date: Thursday, June 20 – Time: 9:00—5:00 Value: $89.00 To run this trip we’d like 40 individuals to enroll by Might 30th.
MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO “TOWN OF WATERTOWN”There are not any refunds however you might cross your seat to another person.
The following trips ought to be made out to “Fox Excursions”
July eighth Casablanca By The Sea, Portland, Maine. Our first stop is the Bull & Claw Restaurant shut by the salt marsh in Wells. Your decisions for lunch are stuffed Haddock, Hen Parmigiana, or Shrimp & Mussel Scampi. Next we’ve a 90 minute cruise of Portland Harbor, along with lighthouses, Civil Warfare Forts, and fishing boats.Time: 8:30—6:30 Value: $89.00
August eighth Mamma Mia!Be a part of us for a implausible day beginning with a full luncheon of Roast Turkey, Sirloin of Beef, or Baked Haddock at the Hart’s Turkey Farm. Subsequent it’s on to the Lakes Area Summer time Theatre for the zany story of a mom planning her daughter’s wedding ceremony while her daughter has plans of her own. MAMMA MIA will make you snigger and sing on the completely satisfied ending.Time: 9:00—7:30 Value: $89.00
With regard to refunds—Fox Excursions supplies journey insurance coverage which is accessible at join $10.00.
Public Safety Mornings
Tuesday, June 11 & 25 Coffee with Chief Lawn & Captain Dupuis
Thursday, June 27 Scorching Coffee! with Hearth Captain William (Billy) Maietta Let’s make it FIRE SAFE SUMMER!
Don’t Turn into a Sufferer of Medicare Fraud!
Medicare scams are widespread, including one through which individuals are being sent braces they don’t want. The Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) provides these tips to shield you from being scammed:
• Do not present your Medicare or Social Safety quantity to anybody, besides your trusted medical providers.
• Medicare and Social Safety will NOT name you and ask for personal info.
• Hold up if anybody calls offering you free merchandise or claiming to be from Medicare to obtain private info. Beware!
• Don’t reply to any postcards you receive in the mail offering free braces, creams, pain treatment, or different merchandise.
• Don’t respond to misleading TV Advertisements.
• Do not accept or open any packages you did not order.
To report potential fraud, you possibly can contact the Massachusetts SMP program at Elder Providers of the Merrimack Valley, 1-800-892-0890. Name the Senior Middle at 617-972-6490 to arrange an appointment, or when you nonetheless need assistance in reviewing your protection, call 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227). You can too examine plans online atwww.medicare.gov/find-a-plan.
Metro West Authorized Providers shall be here on the thirdTUESDAYof every month by appointment. This month’s date isJune 18th. Please name the Senior Middle at 617-972-6490.
Watertown Food Pantry 80 Mount Auburn Road—Rear. OPEN: Tuesdays 10-11:30 AM Thursdays Four-6:00 PM
FOOD PANTRY REQUESTS – Canned Soup, Pasta Sauce, Pasta, Peanut Butter, Jelly, Chilly Cereal, Canned Greens, Tuna Fish, Chick Peas, and Cooking Oil.
HEALTH & WELLNESS
June 20: Podiatry Clinic at 11:00 AM. Toenails, corns, caluses solely.The fee for this service is $25.00 payable to Dr. Alper. Insurance coverage shouldn’t be accepted.
June 27: Blood Strain Screening at 10:00by Linda Micklay, R.N. from CareGroup House Care.Free.
THE SENIOR CENTER BOOK CLUB WHEN: Wednesday, June 19 at 9:30. WHERE: Senior Middle, 31 Marshall St. Be a part of us to discuss: Ladder of Years by Anne Tyler. Copies of the ebook are available on the Watertown Free Public Library. “BALTIMORE WOMAN DISAPPEARS DURING FAMILY VACATION.” The headlines are all the same: Beloved mother and wife Delia Grinstead was last seen strolling down the Delaware shore, sporting only a showering go well with and carrying a seashore tote with 5 hundred dollars tucked inside. To the most effective of her family’s information, she has disappeared and not using a hint. However Delia didn’t disappear. She ran.
Exhausted together with her routine and everyone else’s plans for her, Delia needed an out, an opportunity to make a new life for herself and to develop into a unique individual. The brand new Delia can let go of all of the harm and resentment that left her caught in her previous. As she eagerly sheds the items of herself she not wants, Delia discovers emotions of passion and marvel she’d long since forgotten. The joys of walking away from all of it results in a newfound sense of self and the feeling that she is, finally, the star of her own life story. New members are all the time welcome!
JUNE MOVIE MATINEE
6/6 A Quiet Place: On this tense chiller, the horror mounts because the Abbott family struggles to outlive in a postapocalyptic world where monstrous blind creatures use their supersensitive listening to to stalk human prey — forcing the Abbotts to reside in silence. Forged John Krasinski, Emily Blunt, Noah Jupe 2018 PG-13 90 mins.
6/13 Mamma Mia: Right here We Go Again:On this sun-soaked sequal, a pregnant Sophie (Donna’s daughter) is now operating the family villa on Kalokairi and fearful about dealing with motherhood minus her mother’s steerage. But Donna’s greatest pals reassure Sophie with tales about Donna’s experiences. Forged: Christine Baranski, Pierce Brosnan, Dominic Cooper 2018 PG-13 114 minutes.
6/20 Discovering Your Ft:When Woman’ Sandra Abbott discovers that her husband of forty years is having an affair together with her greatest pal, she seeks refuge in London together with her estranged, older sister, Bif. The two couldn’t be more totally different – Sandra is a fish out of water next to her outspoken, serial courting, free-spirited sibling. However totally different is simply what Sandra wants in the meanwhile, and she or he reluctantly lets Bif drag her alongside to a group dance class, the place she starts finding her ft. Forged: Imelda Staunton, Timothy Spall, Celia Imrie 018 PG-13 111 mins.
6/27 The Mule:Earl, a broke man in his 80’s, is offered a job that merely requires him to drive. Unbeknownst to Earl, he’s simply signed on as a drug courier for a Mexican cartel. He does so properly that his cargo increases exponentially, and Earl is assigned a handler. But he isn’t the only one retaining tabs on Earl; he additionally hit the radar of hard-charging DEA agent Colin Bates. Whilst his money problems turn into a factor of the past, Earl’s errors begin to weigh closely on him, and it’s unsure if he’ll have time to right those wrongs earlier than regulation enforcement, or the cartel’s enforcers, catch as much as him. Forged: Clint Eastwood, Bradley Cooper, Laurence Fishburne 2018 R 116 minutes.
IMPORTANT REMINDER!Please keep in mind to use your My Senior Middle key tag and check-in on the kiosk if you enter the constructing. Your report of attendance helps us to manage our packages and area effectively. Should you don’t have a key tag, please ask at the Entrance Desk to register. It’s free! Thanks!
SENIOR NEWSLETTER DELIVERED TO YOUR EMAIL!
Have the Watertown Senior Information emailed to your house pc every month by going to the City web site:www.watertown-ma.govand signing up on the ‘Notify Me’ record. Comply with the hyperlink on the left aspect of the home web page, scroll right down to Watertown Senior Information and examine it off! Or name the Senior Middle at 617-972-6490 together with your e-mail tackle & we’ll add it for you!
The Watertown Senior News is revealed month-to-month.
TRANSPORTATION for WATERTOWN SENIORS – Call the Senior Middle at (617) 972-6490 for extra info. GROCERY SHOPPING, TRIPS TO TARGET, MARSHALLS, WATERTOWN & ARSENAL MALLS By way of the Watertown Senior Shuttle (617) 972-6490.
Call the Senior Middle to be added to the route in case you are new or need to vary from your scheduled day. The Shuttle will decide you up and return you to your property. Approximately 1 hour of buying time. Prompt donation is $1.00 Spherical Trip.three BAG LIMIT!Please show the driving force your My Senior Middle Key Tag. Purposes out there on the Senior Shuttle.
TRANSPORTATION TO THE SENIOR CENTER FOR PROGRAMS and SERVICES
(617) 972-6490– We need to see you on the Senior Middle! Name us! Program obtainable as funding permits.
TO LOCAL DOCTORS – (617) 972-6490– Call the Senior Middle 2 days prematurely to schedule your taxi experience.
You might tip the driving force at your discretion. A spouse, good friend, or companion might accompany you at no additional charge. Program obtainable as funding permits.
THE MBTA RIDE
Have you thought about taking the MBTA Journey? For eligibility contact:THE RIDE – 617-337-2727www.mbta.com/theride
OTHER SPECIAL SERVICES—CALL THE SENIOR CENTER AT (617) 972-6490 FOR DETAILS
¨Metrowest Authorized Providers Clinic– Call to schedule a 20 minute appointment with the lawyer
¨Watertown Food Pantryat 80 Mount Auburn Road, Rear– Tuesdays 10-11:30 and Thursdays Four-6
¨Senior Parking Permits– for as much as 2 free hours of metered parking in Watertown’s municipal parking tons
JOIN ONE OF OUR REGULAR PROGRAMS
Art Class — Mondays at 9:30 AM– Deliver your personal art undertaking (oil, watercolor, pencil or ink) to this open studio.
Bridge/Chess/Cribbage/Rummikub/Whist/Canasta—Deliver your expertise to any of those groups. Drop in and be a part of within the afternoon fun.
Knitting—Wednesdays at 12:30 PM– Engaged on a undertaking or need a bit help? Cease in for an afternoon of artistic work and conversation.
English for Speakers of Different Languages (ESOL) – Wednesdays at 2:00 PM– Discover history and tradition whereas learning the English language with this group.
Mellowtones Choral Group—Fridays– Like to sing? This co-ed group led by music director Anne Silverman will put a music in your coronary heart! All welcome. Fridays at 12:30 PM.
BINGO! Fridays at 10:00 AMfor BINGO fun.
EXERCISE CLASSES at the SENIOR CENTER
$three for every Train or Yoga class. $Four for Line Dancing. Every class lasts one hour.
In the absence of an instructor, the Senior Middle reserves the appropriate to substitute an instructor or cancel the class.
MONDAYS: 11:00 – Exercise with Shannon
TUESDAYS: 9:30 – Train with Joanna G 11:15 – Line Dancing with Manny
WEDNESDAYS: 11:00 – Mat Yoga with Sue G. (Please convey your personal mat.)
THURSDAYS: 9:30 – Chair Yoga with Diane S. 11:00 – Exercise with Joanna G
FRIDAYS: 10:00 – Exercise with Henry O.
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