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'50's And Fit' Exercise Class Now Open To All Ages

Jul 16, 2015 08:02AM ● By Ashley Springman

Tewksbury Senior Center.

The monthly Parkinson’s Support Group meeting will not be held in July.  The next meeting will be Friday August 7th at 9:30 AM at the Senior Center.   This group is open to all ages. Light refreshments will be served.

Tickets are now available for the following trips:

Aug. 19, 2015 Essex Steam Train $89 per person   second bus-tickets avail now! Connecticut River

Sept. 23, 2015 The Old Mill $71 per person

Restaurant & Tower Hill Gardens

Oct. 14, 2015 Octoberfest $73 per person

East Hill Farm

New on June 2nd we introduced our new “50’s And Fit” exercise class.  This fitness class is now open to all ages.  The class is being held on Tuesday Evenings from 5- 6pm.  Class includes cardio, stretching, strength training, yoga and ends with meditation so that you can go home relaxed and get a good night’s sleep.  The cost is $3 per class, cash or check.  Participants must bring their own yoga mats.  

Tickets are available for the Wednesday, August 5th Casino trip to Mohegan Sun.   The cost of this trip is $30 per person, which includes motor coach transportation, a casino package and the driver gratuity.

The men’s group will be meeting on Thursday July 11th at 9AM at the Senior Center.   All men 60+ are welcome.

We are excited to announce that the Elder Brown Bag Program will be coming to the Tewksbury Senior Center. This supplemental food assistance provides a bag containing 3 days of food to eligible seniors.  The program is free of charge and you can pick up an application at the Senior Center, the Tewksbury Food Pantry or call Laura Marsan of Elder Services at 978-946-1303.

The Wamesit Lanes if offering Tewksbury’s seniors the opportunity to start a bowling league at their new state of the art facility opening this fall.  If you are interested in finding out more contact Kathy Walsh at  Thank you Wamesit Lanes for this wonderful opportunity.

Back by popular demand is the Fred Manzi Band, on July 17, 2015 at 7:00PM.  Come on down and enjoy the wonderful music.  Tickets are $10 per person and are available at the door.

DJ Jon Mansfield will be back to the Senior Center for an afternoon dance on Monday, July 27, 2015.  Those who obtain a ticket by July 22nd will have lunch included in the $6 ticket price.

The National Night Out Against Crime will be held on August 4th at the Senior Center.  This event is put on by the Police and Fire Departments.  There will be a car show and cookout starting at 4:30PM and then a movie for the kids starting at 6:15PM.  Fun for the whole family!

There are EXCITING NEW PRODUCTS in our gift shop.  Burt’s Bees, Periwinkle Jewelry, Melissa and Doug children’s toys and some summer hats and gifts.  Stop by to check us out!

Store Hours: Upscale Consignment Shoppe Monday – Thursday 11:00 AM -3:00 PM

Friday 9:30 – 11:30 AM

Gift Shop Monday – Friday 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Summer hours in the gift shop for July & August

For SHINE (Serving the Health Information Needs of Everyone) contact the regional office at 978-946-1374.  

Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley is excited to announce that as of Wednesday, July 1st they will be the administrator of the Nutrition Program. With the change comes a new food provider, Lindley Food Service, which has been selected as the caterer. As the new administrator Elder Services aims to keep the program as whole as possible, welcoming current staff members and volunteers to join the program. Along with long standing employees and volunteers, a new Nutrition Director, Derek Anderson, has been hired to oversee the program. Our focus is to provide great meals to elders through Lindley, supporting the staff to deliver excellent customer service and assisting our consumers with their needs! If you have any questions or concerns please, call us at 1-800-892-0890 and ask for the Nutrition Program Staff.

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