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.
Transportation Programs for Seniors
The Senior Center offers transportation to and from the Senior Center as well as local shopping Tuesdays through Fridays for Hopkinton residents. The Senior Center also can help residents find transportation assistance for medical appointments and essential shopping. Anyone interested can call the Senior Center to learn more.
Our Time Memory Cafe
Thursday, Sept. 1, 1-2 p.m.
This is a welcoming gathering for those experiencing forgetfulness or mild cognitive impairment or living with dementia along with their care partner, family and friends. The Memory Café is a place to socialize, share experiences and form friendships. This is a joint venture between the Hopkinton Senior Center and Hopkinton Public Library. For more information or to register, call 508-497-0108 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Beatles in Swinging London
Thursday, Sept. 8, 2:30-3:30 p.m.
In this virtual program, attendees will step up for this Magical Mystery Tour and visit the Beatles’ London haunts. Traveling back to the swinging ’60s, when Beatlemania ruled the world, there will be visits to theaters, recording studios, offices and public toilets associated with the Fab Four.
Art Appreciation: Cityscapes
Thursday, Sept. 15, 1-2 p.m.
Attendees will explore urban paintings, focusing on unique ways artists have portrayed city life, and learn the interesting and surprising decisions that went into these images, both representational and abstract.
Saturday, Sept. 24, 9 a.m.-noon
The Senior Center is hosting its first Repair Cafe, a community event where people bring their not-quite-working-right but too-good-to-throw-away items and other community members help repair them. Although pre-registration isn’t required, anyone with an item they would like to have repaired is encouraged to call so organizers can ensure there will be tools and expertise needed for each repair.
‘Portraits of Dementia’
Wednesday, Sept. 28, 1-3 p.m.
Joe Wallace has been a portrait photographer and storyteller for 20 years. Like many, he has a deeply personal connection with dementia. He will share the story of his book and traveling exhibit, created to destigmatize those living with dementia.