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Senior Scne: Giant Yard Sale At Senior Center This Weekend

Sep 23, 2016 06:16AM ● By Theresa Gilman

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

GIANT YARD SALE – Saturday, September 24th from 9am – 2pm  - The Friends of the Elderly will hold their Annual Yard Sale. Proceeds benefit the Friends of the Elderly and the Senior Center. There will be over 30 treasure tables, a bake sale table and lunch specials. The Gift Shoppe and Consignment Shoppe will be open.  Admission is FREE, PUBLIC WELCOME! (Any donations for the senior tables can be dropped off on Friday, September 23rd ONLY.)

NUTRITION DISCUSSION GROUP, September 23rd from 10-11:30am. UMASS Lowell Graduate Student, Haylee, will be holding discussion groups on Fridays, introducing a new topic each week in the area of nutrition. Flyer with dates & topics to follow.

NUTRITION WORKSHOP on Tuesday, September 20th at 10:30am we have registered dietitian, Leigh Hartwell, of Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley (ESMV) giving a workshop. Come and learn about sodium and heart healthy eating, followed by questions & answers with the dietitian.

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 - 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. NEW – Walmart trip every Wednesday.  Pick-up at home(s) will take place between 1-2pm, shopping between 2-3pm and drop off at home between 3-4pm.  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.
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