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.
The thrift store is open Mondays through Thursdays from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and Fridays from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
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 should call the Senior Center to learn more.
The Senior Center has an Outreach Department that can help individuals identify assistance programs, borrow durable medical equipment, get transportation help, learn about SMOC fuel assistance applications and more. To make an appointment or learn more about how the Outreach Department can help, call the Senior Center.
Mondays, 12:30-3:30 p.m.
Cornhole is a fun, beanbag toss game, typically played in pairs, that is popular at picnics and social gatherings. Every Monday afternoon in the great room, there will be instruction and friendly competition. New players are welcome. No prior knowledge of the game is necessary.
J.M.W. Turner: The Pride of Great Britain
Thursday, June 16, 1-2 p.m.
J.M.W. Turner is one of Great Britain’s most controversial and beloved 19th century painters. Participants will explore his light-infused images with bright colors and unusual brushwork, which were a mystery to many of those around him and a powerful inspiration to those who followed.
Antarctica and its Penguins
Thursday, June 23, 10:30-11:30 a.m. (virtual program)
Antarctica is known as the coldest, windiest and driest continent in the world. It also is home to many of the world’s penguin species. Attendees will learn all about these incredible birds while also visiting Antarctica and Patagonia in this exciting armchair lecture.
Music for Adults With Memory Issues
Friday, June 24, 1-2 p.m.
This special musical concert for individuals living with memory issues and their families and caregivers will be held at the Hopkinton Center for the Arts (98 Hayden Rowe Street). Ken DoRosario is a music therapist who will not only entertain but encourage audience participation, both singing and playing instruments with him. Registration for this free event is available at HopArtsCenter.org.