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Fred Manzi Band To Play At Tewksbury Senior Center

Sep 11, 2014 10:07AM ● By Ashley Springman

The Fred Manzi Band

The Senior Center will hold a dance featuring the musical entertainment of the Fred Manzi Band.  The dance will be held on 9/12/14, starting at 7PM.  Tickets are available in advance or at the door for $10 per person.  We hope you will come down and enjoy yourself at this long awaited dance!!

Karen Orband, RN, will return to the Senior Center on Wednesday, September 16th at 10:30 AM for a one-hour “Diabetes Academy”.  All are welcome to attend this information session. Ms. Orband is an engaging speaker, with lots of great information to share! 

On September 17th, at 9:30am “What to Expect After a Total Knee or Hip Surgery, By: Andrea Mendes. Are you considering a total joint replacement surgery, but unsure what to expect? Please join us for this informational Q&A to find out more. Andrea Mendes is an instructor for UMass Lowell’s Doctorate in Physical Therapy Program. She will give a brief overview of the surgery, what to expect post-op and considerations for rehabilitation. See you there!

The Council on Aging Board will hold its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, September 17th at 12:30 PM in the conference room.  All are welcome to attend. The COA Board is looking for new members. Please contact Director Ashley Stuart if you are interested in joining this great team, dedicated to Tewksbury’s seniors.

The next foot care clinic will be held on Thursday September 18th.   Call the office 978-640-4482 and speak to Jan to be put on a waitlist for this day or to book an appointment for October. 

The Silverstones will hold its next monthly dance at the Senior Center on Friday, September 19th beginning at 7:00 PM.  Tickets are $10 per person and are available at the door. Why not come on down and listen to the great big band sounds of our in-house band.

A Cootie Party will be held at the Senior Center on Monday, September 22nd, starting at 12:30 PM.  This is a fun card game and everyone is invited to attend.  Don't know how to play...come on down and we'll teach you.

The Red Hat Carnation Belles will have Buffalo Bingo Night on September 25th from 6:00 to 9:00 PM.   The cost is $5 per Belle.  There will be beverages and sweets.  Don’t forget your $3 in nickels and good luck.

The Friends of the Elderly will hold a YARD SALE at the Senior Center on Saturday, September 27th from 9 AM to 2 PM. Table space is available to the general public at $15 per table or two tables for $25. There will be 30 tables of treasures, a bake table, and luncheon specials featuring Chef Nick's corn chowder.  The Yard Sale is held rain or shine. The public is welcome and admission is free. 

DJ Jon Mansfield will be back to the Senior Center for an afternoon dance on Monday, September 29th.  Those who obtain a ticket by September 24th will have lunch included in the $6 tickets price.

The Council on Aging is assisting Tewksbury’s Senior Citizens with Fuel Assistance Applications.  Seniors may call Jan at 978-640-4482 to make an appointment and find out what information he/she needs to bring when applying. Household income guidelines for eligibility are as follows:  1 person $32,065; 2 people $41,932; 3 people $51,798; 4 people $61,664. Younger families may call Community Teamwork (CTI) at 978-459-6161 for information on how and where to apply.

The public is reminded that the Senior Center’s Upscale Consignment Boutique and the Snooti Patooti Gift Shop have some great deals! All proceeds from the shops support the programs and activities at the Senior Center. The Snooti Patooti’s hours have changed to Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm. The Upscale Consignment Shoppes hours remain Monday- Thursday 11am-3pm and Friday 9-11am. The shops are also open during our special events!

The Senior Center was accepted into this year’s Applefest Craft fair, taking place at the Tewksbury Memorial High School on Saturday October 25th, from 9am-3pm. If you would like us to include your crafts at this event, please contact COA Director Ashley Stuart at the number listed above.

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