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Senior Snippets, April 17 edition

by | Apr 17, 2024 | Featured

The Hopkinton Senior Center is open Mondays through Thursdays from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. and Fridays from 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. For a more extensive listing of programs and services, including lunch program menus, as well as a newsletter, check hopkintonseniorcenter.com. Anyone with questions can call 508-497-9730. The Senior Center also has a Facebook page that provides updates on resources, programs and events.

Hikes With Lisa
Friday, April 19, 10:30 a.m.
This hike will take place along the Blackstone River, beginning at River Bend Farm in Uxbridge. It’s about 2.5 miles on mostly flat terrain. Lunch will follow at Harry’s Pizza in Whitinsville. Hikes with Lisa will be at a different location on the third Friday of each month. Participants can ride with the group from the Senior Center or take their own car and meet there. Advance registration is required.

Landscaping & Gardening for Wildlife
Monday, April 22, 1-2:30 p.m.
Participants in this Massachusetts Audubon Society program will learn how to support local plant and animal species by utilizing wildlife-friendly gardening practices at home, business and community settings. All attendees will receive a free packet of wildflower seeds to take home.

May Day Tea Cup Flowers
Monday, April 29, 1 p.m.
Members of the Hopkinton Garden Club will lead participants through a fun tea cup flower arrangement. All materials will be provided. Advance registration is required, and space is limited.

Book Club
Wednesday, May 1, 10:30 a.m.
One of life’s pleasure’s is a good book. Another is having the time to read it. At these monthly meetings, participants are welcome to bring their own refreshments, sit back and relax while enjoying book reviews and socializing. This month’s discussion will be on the book “The Eyre Affair” by Jasper Fforde.

Our Time Memory Cafe at the Senior Center
Thursday, May 2, 1 p.m.
This is a welcoming gathering for those experiencing forgetfulness or mild cognitive impairment, or living with dementia, and their care partner, family and friends. The cafe is a place to socialize, share experiences and form friendships. Live music and refreshments usually are offered. This is a joint venture between Senior Services and the Hopkinton Public Library. For more information, call the Senior Center.

Australia: Above and Below
Wednesday, May 8, 1 p.m.
This program, which is offered in person or via Zoom, looks at the wildlife of Australia, which is truly unique. Attendees will tour through the temperate rainforests of Southern Queensland and the tropical rainforests of the Northeast, the enjoy views from above and below during a visit to the home of “Nemo” and many other beautiful creatures found on the Great Barrier Reef.

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