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Senior Snippets, May 29 edition

by | May 27, 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.

Stress Management with Pearls of Wisdom
Thursday, May 30, 1 p.m.
Stress is the number one enemy of aging, both mentally and physically. Participants will learn the effects of stress on their overall health. They will learn to identify stressors and manage them in their daily lives. Stress busters include: attitude of gratitude, adaptability, lifelong learning and meditation.

Painting with Venus
Mondays, June 3 and 10, 1 p.m.
The public is invited to a mingle and paint event led by artist and instructor Amy Adams. This wonderful lighthearted event will boost creativity and provide an opportunity to connect with others through the use of art. All experience levels are welcome and encouraged to attend. Advance registration is required, and space is limited. This program is supported by a grant from the Hopkinton Cultural Council, a local agency supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

Our Time Memory Cafe at the Senior Center
Thursday, June 6, 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.

Horticulture Flower Show
Friday, June 7, 1-4 p.m.
Saturday, June 8, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
The Hopkinton Garden Club will host its 100th anniversary Horticulture Flower Show, “100 Years of Friendship and Gardening,” on June 7-8 at the Hopkinton Senior Center. Those who love to garden or baby houseplants and want to show off just a little can join in on the fun by entering the show. The HGC will have three entry divisions for the Senior Center members:
1) a tomato plant grown from seed, 2) a house plant grown for its flowers, and 3) a houseplant grown for its foliage. Individuals can enter in one division or all three. Entry cards will be at the front desk, along with an eligibility schedule for entry divisions.

Ellis Island
Thursday, June 27, 1 p.m.
Attendees will learn about the history of Ellis Island, other inspection sites and a history of immigration to our country. This program will cover the history of Ellis Island from 1630-2012, including who was processed at Ellis Island, what that involved, and how the legislation of immigration affected Ellis Island.


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