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Senior Scene: Comedy Night, Day Trips And More Activities At the Senior Center

Aug 18, 2016 06:41AM ● By Theresa Gilman

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(Editor's Note: this content was provided by the Tewksbury Council on Aging.) 

TRIPS
Newburyport - lunch & shopping on your own. $17 p/p. Price includes round trip bus transportation. This trip involves some walking on uneven, brick sidewalks. Call or come into the Senior Center to sign up.

Newport, RI Mansions Tour - December 1st to 2nd – 2 day, 1 night trip to Newport RI to see two mansions decorated for the holiday season. We have negotiated a great rate and have passed this value on to you! $235 pp double/$296 pp single occupancy. Luxury Coach Bus, 3 meals, 1 night stay, 2 mansion tours are all included. For more details or to sign up, call or come into the Senior Center.

COMEDY NIGHT at the Senior Center is being planned for September 17th. We have enlisted the help of several comedians to get a chuckle out of you! Join us for an evening of fun, food and laughter. Tickets are available for $15 p/p. Tables of 10 can be reserved with full payment.

A SALAD BAR is being offered on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at the Senior Center from 11:30am to 12:30 pm. Fresh salad ($2/$4) and a “soup of the day” ($2) will be available every week. Soup is priced at $2 for all age groups. This is a very healthy and affordable lunch option for our seniors! Open to all ages.

TECHNOLOGY APPOINTMENTS – Mondays & Wednesdays - Call the Senior Center to make a ½ hour appointment for help with your smart phone, tablet, or laptop.

NEW COA VAN –Trip to Market Basket every Friday for those who need a ride. Pick up at senior’s homes between 9-10am, shopping between 10-11am with drop offs between 11-12:00pm. 2-bag limit per senior. $2.00 donation round trip. Companions ride for free. To sign up or to get information on day-to-day van rides, call the transportation line 978-640-4480 ext. 292.

SUPPORT GROUPS
Parkinson’s Support Group will resume Thursday September 1 at 10:00am.

NEW Caregiver Support Group provides a place where you can feel understood and supported as you share your stresses, challenges, and rewards while providing care for a loved one. This is a new support group that is beginning the first Tuesday of every month. First meeting will be held September 6 at 9:30am in the Senior Center Conference Room.

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