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Monday August 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Chair Exercise for seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Exercise via video program. Just drop in. No charge.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Watercolor: Still Life Painting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

This two-part workshop (meeting August 14 & 21) will focus on learning watercolor techniques for still life.  Cost $15 (includes all supplies).  Please call the Senior Center at 978-597-1710 to reserve your spot! 

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM Lunch for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Donna Fenton   978-597-1710   dfenton@townsend.ma.us
   

Lunch program sponsored by the Townsend Council on Aging and Montachusett Opportunity Council. Donation: $3.00 Please sign up in advance.

 

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Qi Gong Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Qi Gong fitness with Jeff Cote. Cost: $5.00 per session. Just drop in.

    Location: Meeting Hall B
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Rummikub Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Rummikub is a tile-based game for two to four players, combines elements of the card game rummy and mahjong.  Drop In.  No Charge.

    Location: Senior Center Social Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Knitting Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Bring your own knitting project and visit while you work.  Drop In.  No charge.

    Location: Senior Center Fireplace Lobby
Tuesday August 22, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Warm Weather Walking Club for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Our usual walking club is getting a makeover!  Keep track of your steps, miles or time... and log them with Katie.  The walker with the most movement logged monthly will win a prize!  And at the end of the summer, there will be a Grand Prize winner!  Meet in the lobby at 9:30am and those present will decide where to walk.  Drop in.  No charge.

 

    Location: Senior Center Fireplace Lobby
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Stretch and Tone for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Fitness class with Judith Lindstedt. $7.00 session drop in fee.  Paid in advance: $20.00 for 4 weeks/ $35.00 for 8 Weeks.

    Location: Meeting Hall B
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM First Friends Playgroup Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

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Drop-in for this relaxed all ages play group!

We have lots of toys to play with!

Activities (depending on group size and age groups) may include:

storytime, coloring, music, movement, and special visitors.

Bring a friend, or make a new friend here!

    Location: Storytime Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Cards: Hand & Foot Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Hand and Foot is a card game related to Canasta, in which each player is dealt two sets of cards - the hand, which is played first, and the foot, which is played when the hand has been used up.  The most usual version is for four players in partnership.  There are numerous variations of this game and we'll set the sometimes varying rules based on who participates. Drop in.  No charge.

    Location: Senior Center Social Room
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM Lunch for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Donna Fenton   978-597-1710   dfenton@townsend.ma.us
   

Lunch program sponsored by the Townsend Council on Aging and Montachusett Opportunity Council. Donation: $3.00 Please sign up in advance.

 

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Massage for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Please schedule your 20 minute appointment in advance. $20.00

    Location: Senior Center Health Room
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misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Trivia & Jeopardy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Join us for a fun & laughter-filled trivia game.  Drop in.  No charge.

    Location: Senior Center Social Room
 
misc_new_blue 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Bubble Slime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Karen Savage   978-597-1714   ksavage@cwmars.org
   

Come make Bubble Slime with Miss Karen!

Registration required.

Ages 5-12

Limit 15 children.

 

    Location: Storytime Room
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
misc_new_blue 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Bubble Slime - Second Session Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Karen Savage   978-597-1714   ksavage@cwmars.org
   

Come make Bubble Slime with Miss Karen!

Registration required.

Ages 5-12

Limit 15 children.

 

    Location: Storytime Room
   
 
z_cust_teen_logo.GIF 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Meet the New Girl Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come meet our new Teen Librarian, Allie Thiel!  

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Additionally, come to for the combined art opening, 7 Works by Allie Thiel, on view in the Gallery. 

    Location: Meeting Hall A&B
Wednesday August 23, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Chair Exercise for seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Exercise via video program. Just drop in. No charge.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Women's Conversation Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Join us for the NEW Women’s Conversation group to discuss rotating topics of well-being, aging, personal history, current events, and anything else the group desires.  Creating our own discussions of impact on the second and fourth Wednesdays at 11am.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM Lunch for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Donna Fenton   978-597-1710   dfenton@townsend.ma.us
   

Lunch program sponsored by the Townsend Council on Aging and Montachusett Opportunity Council. Donation: $3.00 Please sign up in advance.

 

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Woodcarving for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Join friends to work independently on your own project. No charge. Just drop in.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Bingo for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Eleven regular games at $.10 per card. One coverall at $.25 a card. 4 card maximum play. Just drop in.

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
anim_dog1 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Read with Mikey and Marley Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

Read to therapy dogs Mikey and Marley

Mikey, Marley, and their human, Kate, will be available for you to read to!

All Ages - Please Register

    Location: Storytime Room
       
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM MOVED: Guided Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

TODAY ONLY:  Guided Meditation will meet at an outside location.  Please call the Senior Center for the address.

Guided meditation is a lovely and supportive way to relax, release anxiety, lower blood pressure, improve sleep, and breathe more fully.  Our lives are filled with distractions.  Spending devoted time centering into our heart awareness is a path of self-care.  Please arrive at 6, we will begin prompty (no latecomers please).  There will be time for questions and conversation at the end.  Instructor:  Deborah Evans Hogan.  No charge.  Drop in.

 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM MOVED: T.O.P.S. Take Off Pounds Sensibly Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

TODAY ONLY: Tops will take place in the Trustees Conference Room at the Library

 

T.O.P.S. stands for Taking Off Pounds Sensibly.  Join others in their journey towards sustainable weight loss and maintenance.


Here’s what you can expect:
• Each member has a private weigh-in before the meeting.
• Meeting starts with members sharing challenges, successes, or goals (if they want).
• There’s a brief program. TOPS gives each chapter engaging, professionally prepared programs covering a variety of health and wellness topics.
• Awards go to weekly or monthly best losers, contest winners, and members who’ve reached goal!
• When needed, there’s a quick business meeting before the closing.
• Meeting closes with a thought for the week or other inspirational activity.

(Source: tops.org)


Cost: $32.00 per year plus $2.00 weekly dues.
Join anytime.

    Location: Trustee Conference Room
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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM A Bit of Fun - Creativity Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stacy Schuttler   978 597-1714   sschuttler@cwmars.org
   

A Bit of Fun - Creativity Workshop

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In this workshop we will experiment with color and composition. 

This is a great jumping off point for anyone who wants to give mixed media a try.

There will be time to play and chat as we work on our pieces.

Let yourself have a little bit of fun!

Everyone will leave with a finished 5x5 ready for framing or the refrigerator door.

$10 material fee to be paid on the night of the event

Limit: 10 creative souls (Teen - Adult)

(all supplies included)

Registration will open June 1st, 2017

Funded by the Townsend Public Library Endowment, Inc

    Location: Meeting Hall A
        There are 2 spaces available.
 
rec_yoga 7:30 PM  -  8:45 PM Yoga - Summer Session August Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stacy Schuttler   978-597-1714   sschuttler@cwmars.org
   
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This is a Vinyasa Flow class for all levels. In this FIVE week evening series, join us as we focus on linking conscious breath with mindful body movement, safe alignment, body awareness, and what it means to stay present. Expect to move and breathe through foundational yoga sequences that are designed to stretch and strengthen.  Each class ends with deep relaxation.  Excellent cross-training for other sports. Discover just how good yoga can make you feel!
Bring your own yoga mat.
 
There is no fee to attend these classes, but donations are gladly accepted for the instructors.
Suggested donation of $5 per class
 
This is a 6 part class. Registration is required, and space is limited.
You only need to register for the first class, and you will be registered for all 6 classes.
Class dates are: Wednesday Nights August 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30
 
Instructor Carin Duteau completed her 200 hour Fluid yoga teacher training in May 2016. She teaches private yoga lessons, community yoga classes in Groton, and has taught yoga for the Groton/Dunstable Continuing Ed program.  In addition, Carin is a trained instructor for "Bodhi & Mind Yoga" providing one-on-one yoga and meditation practice to women with breast cancer www.bodhiandmindyoga.org
    Location: Storytime Room
Thursday August 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  10:00 AM SUMMER SCHEDULE Gentle Yoga for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

SUMMER SCHEDULE!!  From June 30 - Sept 20, Patsy Brightman will be on leave from her usual yoga schedule.  Vicki from Yoga for Health has generously agreed to fill in and help keep us flexible and centered.  Her class will be offered at 9am on Thursday mornings.

Cost per session $5.00 payable weekly. Just drop in .

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Stretch and Tone for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Fitness class with Judith Lindstedt. $7.00 session drop in fee.  Paid in advance: $20.00 for 4 weeks/ $35.00 for 8 Weeks.

    Location: Meeting Hall B
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Acrylic Painting: Nature Scene Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Join our own Linda Salisbury for another great acrylics workshop!  This month's two part course (meeting August 24 & 31) will create a swamp scene with a red winged blackbird.  Cost $12.00.  Please call the Senior Center at 978-597-1710 to RSVP.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM Senior Lunch by Manor Hill Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

We're pleased to announce a lunch offering on the 4th Thursdays of the month, provided by Manor on the Hill of Leominster.  Cost $3.00  Please sign up in advance.

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Cribbage for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Just drop in. No need to sign up in advance.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM The 33 1/3 Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stacy Schuttler   978 597-1714   sschuttler@cwmars.org
   

The 33 1/3 Club

Ever look back and think about how listening to music was an activity all on its own? 

Remember scouring over the artwork on the cover of your new vinyl LP and hoping the lyrics were printed on the inner sleeve.  Now is your chance to spin some vinyl on the turntable in a group setting and immerse yourself in the music.  The 33 1/2 club at the Townsend Public Library will meet and listen to classic LP's. 

Discussion will focus on, but certainly will not be limited to, the time period, the tracks, the album cover art and the artist.  Join in for a listen to this months edition.

Join Dave Schuttler, Bradley Sherwood  and Ward Clark for an evening of music and conversation!

 

    Location: Trustee Conference Room
       
Friday August 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Manicures, Pedicures, & Reflexology by Appointment Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Great Kneads Nail & Reflexology offers manicures, pedicures, and reflexology by appointment in the senior center.  Please call 978-597-1710 to book an appointment.

    Location: Senior Center Health Room
 
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Quazy Quilters Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Bring your own quilting project and enjoy time with fellow crafters!  No charge.  Drop in.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Chair Exercise for seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Exercise via video program. Just drop in. No charge.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Line Dancing for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Line Dancing class with Joyce D'Auguanno. Cost per session: $3.00 . Just drop in.

    Location: Meeting Hall A&B
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lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Books and Blocks Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

Join Miss Karen for stories then play with blocks!

Great for building fine motor and pre-literacy skills.

Parents must remain with their children throughout the program.

No registration Required! Ages 3 and under.

    Location: Storytime Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Intermediate Line Dancing for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Salisbury   978-597-1710   lindas@townsend.ma.us
   

More advanced dancing. $5.00 if you take both classes. Just drop in.

    Location: Meeting Hall A&B
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Friday Field Games Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Join us for some outdoor fun and competition!  Every other week we'll play a different lawn/field game, including bean bag toss/cornhole, croquet, bocce, ring toss, horseshoes and frisbee.  Drop in.  No Charge.

 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Friday Field Games Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Join us for some outdoor fun and competition!  Every other week we'll play a different lawn/field game, including bean bag toss/cornhole, croquet, bocce, ring toss, horseshoes and frisbee.  Drop in.  No Charge.

 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Matinee Movie: Under The Tuscan Sun Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Movie Matinee:  Under The Tuscan Sun, starring Diane Lane and Sandra Oh. 

Summary:  Frances Mayes is a 35-year-old San Francisco writer whose perfect life has just taken an unexpected detour. Her recent divorce has left her with terminal writer's block and extremely depressed, and her best friend, Patti, is beginning to think she might never recover. Frances decides to take a break and she buys a villa in the beautiful Tuscan countryside and decides to begin anew. Restoring her new home, she eventually finds the fulfillment she was searching for, including love.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
Saturday August 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none Library Closed Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
Monday August 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Chair Exercise for seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Exercise via video program. Just drop in. No charge.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM Lunch for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Donna Fenton   978-597-1710   dfenton@townsend.ma.us
   

Lunch program sponsored by the Townsend Council on Aging and Montachusett Opportunity Council. Donation: $3.00 Please sign up in advance.

 

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Qi Gong Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Qi Gong fitness with Jeff Cote. Cost: $5.00 per session. Just drop in.

    Location: Meeting Hall B
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Rummikub Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Rummikub is a tile-based game for two to four players, combines elements of the card game rummy and mahjong.  Drop In.  No Charge.

    Location: Senior Center Social Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Knitting Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Bring your own knitting project and visit while you work.  Drop In.  No charge.

    Location: Senior Center Fireplace Lobby
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Reserved for hanging new art exhbit. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim King   9785975804   MeetingHallGallery@gmail.com
    Location: Meeting Hall A&B
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Tuesday August 29, 2017 -  Saturday September 30, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none Doll Stories II Art Exhibit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim King   9785975804   MeetingHallGallery@gmail.com
   

More information to come....

Tuesday August 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Warm Weather Walking Club for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Our usual walking club is getting a makeover!  Keep track of your steps, miles or time... and log them with Katie.  The walker with the most movement logged monthly will win a prize!  And at the end of the summer, there will be a Grand Prize winner!  Meet in the lobby at 9:30am and those present will decide where to walk.  Drop in.  No charge.

 

    Location: Senior Center Fireplace Lobby
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Stretch and Tone for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Fitness class with Judith Lindstedt. $7.00 session drop in fee.  Paid in advance: $20.00 for 4 weeks/ $35.00 for 8 Weeks.

    Location: Meeting Hall B
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Jewelry: Kumihimo Beaded Necklaces Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Our very own PJ will teach us to use the japanese technique of Kumihimo braiding to create beaded necklaces.  Cost $10.00.  Please call the Senior  Center at 978-597-1710 to RSVP.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM First Friends Playgroup Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

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Drop-in for this relaxed all ages play group!

We have lots of toys to play with!

Activities (depending on group size and age groups) may include:

storytime, coloring, music, movement, and special visitors.

Bring a friend, or make a new friend here!

    Location: Storytime Room
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM Lunch for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Donna Fenton   978-597-1710   dfenton@townsend.ma.us
   

Lunch program sponsored by the Townsend Council on Aging and Montachusett Opportunity Council. Donation: $3.00 Please sign up in advance.

 

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
rec_legoguy 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM 'Everything is Awesome!' Lego Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

Do you love legos?!

Come build with our 1,000's of legos, then display your creations in the library!

All ages

(Please be aware legos are a choking hazard for young children, adult supervision is needed for young children, thanks!)

    Location: Storytime Room
        There are many spaces available.
Wednesday August 30, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Chair Exercise for seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Exercise via video program. Just drop in. No charge.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Watercolor: Flower Painting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

This two-part workshop (meeting August 16 & 30) will focus on learning watercolor techniques for painting flowers.  Cost $15 (includes all supplies).  Please call the Senior Center at 978-597-1710 to reserve your spot! 

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM Lunch for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Donna Fenton   978-597-1710   dfenton@townsend.ma.us
   

Lunch program sponsored by the Townsend Council on Aging and Montachusett Opportunity Council. Donation: $3.00 Please sign up in advance.

 

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Woodcarving for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Join friends to work independently on your own project. No charge. Just drop in.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Bingo for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Eleven regular games at $.10 per card. One coverall at $.25 a card. 4 card maximum play. Just drop in.

    Location: Meeting Hall A
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misc_none 2:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Stamp Collecting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Bring your stamps and mingle with fellow collectors.  No charge.

    Location: Senior Center Social Room
 
anim_dog1 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Read with Mikey and Marley Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

Read to therapy dogs Mikey and Marley

Mikey, Marley, and their human, Kate, will be available for you to read to!

All Ages - Please Register

    Location: Storytime Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Guided Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Guided meditation is a lovely and supportive way to relax, release anxiety, lower blood pressure, improve sleep, and breathe more fully.  Our lives are filled with distractions.  Spending devoted time centering into our heart awareness is a path of self-care.  Please arrive at 6, we will begin prompty (no latecomers please).  There will be time for questions and conversation at the end.  Instructor:  Deborah Evans Hogan.  No charge.  Drop in.

    Location: Senior Center Social Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Games for seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Join us for a rotating schedule of games:

1st wednesday = cribbage; 2nd = bingo, 3rd = rummikub, 4th = scrabble, 5th = cards.  Drop in.  No charge.

    Location: Meeting Hall B
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM T.O.P.S. Take Off Pounds Sensibly Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

T.O.P.S. stands for Taking Off Pounds Sensibly.  Join others in their journey towards sustainable weight loss and maintenance.


Here’s what you can expect:
• Each member has a private weigh-in before the meeting.
• Meeting starts with members sharing challenges, successes, or goals (if they want).
• There’s a brief program. TOPS gives each chapter engaging, professionally prepared programs covering a variety of health and wellness topics.
• Awards go to weekly or monthly best losers, contest winners, and members who’ve reached goal!
• When needed, there’s a quick business meeting before the closing.
• Meeting closes with a thought for the week or other inspirational activity.

(Source: tops.org)


Cost: $32.00 per year plus $2.00 weekly dues.
Join anytime.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
misc_none 6:45 PM  -  8:00 PM All Natural Bug Spray Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Learn about the dangers of chemical-based bug repellants, and the advantages of natural oil-based fprmulas.  Then, make your own safe and all natural bug spray!  Open to all ages.  No charge, but please call the Senior Center at 978-597-1710 to ensure we have enough bottles on hand!    Sponsored by Rivercourt Residences of Groton. 

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
misc_none 6:45 PM  -  8:00 PM All Natural Bug Spray Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Learn about the dangers of chemical-based bug repellants, and the advantages of natural oil-based formulas.  Then, make your own safe and all natural bug spray!  Open to all ages.  No charge, but please call the Senior Center at 978-597-1710 to ensure we have enough bottles on hand!    Sponsored by Rivercourt Residences of Groton. 

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
rec_yoga 7:30 PM  -  8:45 PM Yoga - Summer Session August Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stacy Schuttler   978-597-1714   sschuttler@cwmars.org
   
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This is a Vinyasa Flow class for all levels. In this FIVE week evening series, join us as we focus on linking conscious breath with mindful body movement, safe alignment, body awareness, and what it means to stay present. Expect to move and breathe through foundational yoga sequences that are designed to stretch and strengthen.  Each class ends with deep relaxation.  Excellent cross-training for other sports. Discover just how good yoga can make you feel!
Bring your own yoga mat.
 
There is no fee to attend these classes, but donations are gladly accepted for the instructors.
Suggested donation of $5 per class
 
This is a 6 part class. Registration is required, and space is limited.
You only need to register for the first class, and you will be registered for all 6 classes.
Class dates are: Wednesday Nights August 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30
 
Instructor Carin Duteau completed her 200 hour Fluid yoga teacher training in May 2016. She teaches private yoga lessons, community yoga classes in Groton, and has taught yoga for the Groton/Dunstable Continuing Ed program.  In addition, Carin is a trained instructor for "Bodhi & Mind Yoga" providing one-on-one yoga and meditation practice to women with breast cancer www.bodhiandmindyoga.org
    Location: Storytime Room
Thursday August 31, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  10:00 AM SUMMER SCHEDULE Gentle Yoga for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

SUMMER SCHEDULE!!  From June 30 - Sept 20, Patsy Brightman will be on leave from her usual yoga schedule.  Vicki from Yoga for Health has generously agreed to fill in and help keep us flexible and centered.  Her class will be offered at 9am on Thursday mornings.

Cost per session $5.00 payable weekly. Just drop in .

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Stretch and Tone for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Fitness class with Judith Lindstedt. $7.00 session drop in fee.  Paid in advance: $20.00 for 4 weeks/ $35.00 for 8 Weeks.

    Location: Meeting Hall B
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Acrylic Painting: Nature Scene Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Join our own Linda Salisbury for another great acrylics workshop!  This month's two part course (meeting August 24 & 31) will create a swamp scene with a red winged blackbird.  Cost $12.00.  Please call the Senior Center at 978-597-1710 to RSVP.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM Pizza & A Speaker Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Donna Fenton   978-597-1710   dfenton@townsend.ma.us
   

Lunch program sponsored by the Townsend Council on Aging.  We'll serve pizza and have a speaker TBD.  Suggested donation: $3.00 

 

    Location: Meeting Hall A
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misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Cribbage for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Just drop in. No need to sign up in advance.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Library Trustee Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Trustee Conference Room
Friday September 1, 2017 Go To Top
food_coffee Slacker Book Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stacy Schuttler   978 597-1714   sschuttler@cwmars.org
   

Slackers is a self service book club and open to all readers. Stop by each month and pick up a copy of the most recent selection.

When: Whenever! Just help yourself to some good reading…no meetings to attend.

Where: Slackers titles are displayed at the beginning of each. If you are interested in sharing your opinions of the book, just fill out a Slackers bookmark comment form, and leave it in the book when you return it.

Who: For people who don’t want to be committed!

The selection for October is:

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misc_none 9:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Quazy Quilters Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Bring your own quilting project and enjoy time with fellow crafters!  No charge.  Drop in.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  3:00 PM Manicures, Pedicures, & Reflexology by Appointment Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Great Kneads Nail & Reflexology offers manicures, pedicures, and reflexology by appointment in the senior center.  Please call 978-597-1710 to book an appointment.

    Location: Senior Center Health Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Chair Exercise for seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Exercise via video program. Just drop in. No charge.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Line Dancing for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Line Dancing class with Joyce D'Auguanno. Cost per session: $3.00 . Just drop in.

    Location: Meeting Hall A&B
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Books and Blocks Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

Join Miss Karen for stories then play with blocks!

Great for building fine motor and pre-literacy skills.

Parents must remain with their children throughout the program.

No registration Required! Ages 3 and under.

    Location: Storytime Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Intermediate Line Dancing for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

More advanced dancing. $5.00 if you take both classes. Just drop in.

    Location: Meeting Hall A&B
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Women's Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Meditation for women led by Linda Aspell. No Charge. Just drop in.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
Tuesday September 5, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Walking Club for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Meet in the lobby at 9:30am and those present will decide where to walk.  Drop in.  No charge.

 

    Location: Senior Center Fireplace Lobby
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Stretch and Tone for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Fitness class with Judith Lindstedt. $7.00 session drop in fee.  Paid in advance: $20.00 for 4 weeks/ $35.00 for 8 Weeks.

    Location: Meeting Hall B
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misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Deborah's Divine Divas: Guided Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Evening Guided Meditation has been playfully renamed Deborah's Divine Divas as it moves into a daytime schedule for the shorter days of fall and winter!  All are welcome.

Guided meditation is a lovely and supportive way to relax, release anxiety, lower blood pressure, improve sleep, and breathe more fully.  Our lives are filled with distractions.  Spending devoted time centering into our heart awareness is a path of self-care.  Please arrive at 11, we will begin prompty (no latecomers please).  There will be time for questions and conversation at the end.  Instructor:  Deborah Evans Hogan.  No charge.  Drop in.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Cards: Hand & Foot Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Hand and Foot is a card game related to Canasta, in which each player is dealt two sets of cards - the hand, which is played first, and the foot, which is played when the hand has been used up.  The most usual version is for four players in partnership.  There are numerous variations of this game and we'll set the sometimes varying rules based on who participates. Drop in.  No charge.

    Location: Senior Center Social Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Galloping Gourmets: Il Forno (Littleton) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.gov
   

The Galloping Gourmets willvisit a new or old favorite restaurant every other Tuesday.  In the off week, Meet with fellow Gourmets to write a restaurant review, which will be posted in the Silver Theads senior center newsletter!  Meet at the Senior Center to carpool with fellow Gourmets.  The only cost is your meal.

 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM Lunch for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Donna Fenton   978-597-1710   dfenton@townsend.ma.us
   

Lunch program sponsored by the Townsend Council on Aging and Montachusett Opportunity Council. Donation: $3.00 Please sign up in advance.

 

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Homeschool Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Meeting Hall A&B
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Water Color (four week course) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Join us each Tuesday in September (September 5, 12, 19, 26) for a watercolor class with Linda.  Cost $30.00.  Please call the senior center at 978-597-1710 to reserve your spot.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
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    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Miss Molly's Super Fantastic Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

The Iron Trial

by Cassandra Clare and Holly Black

Join Miss Molly for this fun book club!

We will read all kinds of books;

fantasy, sci-fi, humor, realistic fiction, and historical fiction.

Typically ages 11-13 but if you're older or younger that's ok, everyone is welcome!

Read more about the book here!    
    Location: Storytime Room
       
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Friends of the Townsend Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   
   

Friends of the Townsend Seniors monthly meeting

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
Wednesday September 6, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Squanacook Food Coop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carolyn Sellars     casellars@gmail.com
   

Food delivery and distribution.

    Location: Meeting Hall B
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Chair Exercise for seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Exercise via video program. Just drop in. No charge.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Books and Discovery Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

    Location: Storytime Room
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misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Water Color (four week course) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Join us each Wednesday in September (September 6, 13, 20, 27) for a watercolor class with Linda.  Cost $30.00.  Please call the senior center at 978-597-1710 to reserve your spot.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Sports Party: US Open Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Join fellow sports fans to watch the US Open on our TV!  Refreshments will be served!  No charge, but please RSVP so we know how many snacks to buy.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM Lunch for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Donna Fenton   978-597-1710   dfenton@townsend.ma.us
   

Lunch program sponsored by the Townsend Council on Aging and Montachusett Opportunity Council. Donation: $3.00 Please sign up in advance.

 

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Woodcarving for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Join friends to work independently on your own project. No charge. Just drop in.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Bingo for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Eleven regular games at $.10 per card. One coverall at $.25 a card. 4 card maximum play. Just drop in.

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Zentangle Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Zentangle  September 6, 13, 20, 27    1:00-3:00   $20

Zentangle is the new exciting art that requires no artistic ability, is relaxing and fun, and allows you to create beautiful designs using fine-tip markers. If you can hold a pen, you can Zentangle. Nancy is a certified Zentangle teacher and will take you through each take-home project one step at a time. All materials will be supplied.

Limited to 15 students.  Please call the Senior Center at 978-597-1710 to sign up.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Quilting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Join us to work on your own quilting projects. No charge. Just drop in.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Games for seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Join us for a rotating schedule of games:

1st wednesday = cribbage; 2nd = bingo, 3rd = rummikub, 4th = scrabble, 5th = cards.  Drop in.  No charge.

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM T.O.P.S. Take Off Pounds Sensibly Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

T.O.P.S. stands for Taking Off Pounds Sensibly.  Join others in their journey towards sustainable weight loss and maintenance.


Here’s what you can expect:
• Each member has a private weigh-in before the meeting.
• Meeting starts with members sharing challenges, successes, or goals (if they want).
• There’s a brief program. TOPS gives each chapter engaging, professionally prepared programs covering a variety of health and wellness topics.
• Awards go to weekly or monthly best losers, contest winners, and members who’ve reached goal!
• When needed, there’s a quick business meeting before the closing.
• Meeting closes with a thought for the week or other inspirational activity.

(Source: tops.org)


Cost: $32.00 per year plus $2.00 weekly dues.
Join anytime.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
Thursday September 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  10:00 AM SUMMER SCHEDULE Gentle Yoga for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

SUMMER SCHEDULE!!  From June 30 - Sept 20, Patsy Brightman will be on leave from her usual yoga schedule.  Vicki from Yoga for Health has generously agreed to fill in and help keep us flexible and centered.  Her class will be offered at 9am on Thursday mornings.

Cost per session $5.00 payable weekly. Just drop in .

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Stretch and Tone for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Fitness class with Judith Lindstedt. $7.00 session drop in fee.  Paid in advance: $20.00 for 4 weeks/ $35.00 for 8 Weeks.

    Location: Meeting Hall B
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Water Color (four week course) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Join us each Thursday in September (September 7, 14, 21, 28) for a watercolor class with Linda.  Cost $30.00.  Please call the senior center at 978-597-1710 to reserve your spot.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
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misc_none 12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM Home Made Lunch for Seniors & Birthday Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Donna Fenton   978-597-1710   
   

Please sign up in advance. Cost: $3.00 

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM How to Talk to Your Doctor Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: katie petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

How to Talk to Your Doctor, To Get What You Need

Get suggestions for making sure your questions are answered, including organizing your thoughts, allowing enough time, and who/what to bring with you.  No charge.  Presented by Life Care Center of Nashoba Valley.

This free event will occur during lunch, so please sign up on the lunch sheet.

 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Cribbage for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Just drop in. No need to sign up in advance.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Doll Stories II Art Exhibit Reception Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim King   9785975804   MeetingHallGallery@gmail.com
   

More information to come....

    Location: Meeting Hall A&B
 
misc_usflag 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Hall of Presidents Book Club: American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House by John Meacham Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stacy Schuttler   978 597-1714   sschuttler@cwmars.org
   

American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House by John Meacham

 
Join us as we read through the presidents of the United States!
The idea is to not only learn a few things, but to get a deeper understanding the role the presidency has played in this nation's history!
In the midst of a recent discussion, we came to the realization that our knowledge of much of American history was wanting. We decided to undertake a journey through the American presidency from beginning to end starting with George Washington, reading a biography of each president in the order they served. The hope is that this will acquaint us with not only each President, but also the history of the time in which they lived and died.
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    Location: Trustee Conference Room
       
Friday September 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Quazy Quilters Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Bring your own quilting project and enjoy time with fellow crafters!  No charge.  Drop in.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  3:00 PM Manicures, Pedicures, & Reflexology by Appointment Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Great Kneads Nail & Reflexology offers manicures, pedicures, and reflexology by appointment in the senior center.  Please call 978-597-1710 to book an appointment.

    Location: Senior Center Health Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Chair Exercise for seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Exercise via video program. Just drop in. No charge.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Line Dancing for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Line Dancing class with Joyce D'Auguanno. Cost per session: $3.00 . Just drop in.

    Location: Meeting Hall A&B
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Books and Blocks Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

Join Miss Karen for stories then play with blocks!

Great for building fine motor and pre-literacy skills.

Parents must remain with their children throughout the program.

No registration Required! Ages 3 and under.

    Location: Storytime Room
 
misc_genealogy1 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Genealogy with Dwight Fitch Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978 597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Join Dwight Fitch to learn how to research your ancestry!

 

    Location: Senior Center Social Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Intermediate Line Dancing for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

More advanced dancing. $5.00 if you take both classes. Just drop in.

    Location: Meeting Hall A&B
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misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Women's Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Meditation for women led by Linda Aspell. No Charge. Just drop in.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Hairdresser Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Call the senior center at 978-597-1710 to schedule your appointment

    Location: Senior Center Social Room
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Matinee Movie: Love & Friendship Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Love & Friendship (2016), Starring Kate Beckindale and Chloe Sevigny

Set in the 1790s, Love and Friendship centers on beautiful widow Lady Susan Vernon, who has come to the estate of her in-laws to wait out colorful rumors about her dalliances circulating through polite society. Whilst there, she decides to secure a husband for herself and her rather reluctant debutante daughter, Frederica.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Acrylic Painting with Nancy Filip Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi    978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

September 8, 15, 22, 29     1:00-3:00  $25 

This class is for beginners or experienced painters. Come learn about the versatility and easiness of painting with acrylics. Each week we will create a different composition that includes representational, abstract, and working with tools. Have fun learning about color, texture and other artistic elements. Take home four paintings!  All materials will be supplied.  Limited to 15 students.

Please call the Senior Center at 978-597-1710 to reserve your spot!

    Location: Meeting Hall B
Monday September 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Chair Exercise for seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Exercise via video program. Just drop in. No charge.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Water Color (three week course) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Join us each Monday in September (September 11, 18, 25 - No class on Labor Day 9/4) for a watercolor class with Linda.  Cost $30.00.  Please call the senior center at 978-597-1710 to reserve your spot.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Hope Community Chorus Rehearsal Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jane Jackson   978-597-8813   jane.lois.jackson@gmail.com
   

Open to all who love to sing. Just drop in.

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    Location: Meeting Hall B
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM Lunch for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Donna Fenton   978-597-1710   dfenton@townsend.ma.us
   

Lunch program sponsored by the Townsend Council on Aging and Montachusett Opportunity Council. Donation: $3.00 Please sign up in advance.

 

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  3:00 PM SHINE Medicare Counseling Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Do you have questions about your medicare coverage?  Please call the senior center at 978-597-1710 to schedule an appointment to talk to a certified Medicare consultant.  No charge.

    Location: Senior Center Health Room
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Qi Gong Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Qi Gong fitness with Jeff Cote. Cost: $5.00 per session. Just drop in.

    Location: Meeting Hall B
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Healthy Living Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

This group offers the opportunity for open discussion on healthy eating, exercise, and well-being.  A new topic of discussion is introduced each month.  New members are always welcome!  Drop in.  No charge.

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Rummikub Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Rummikub is a tile-based game for two to four players, combines elements of the card game rummy and mahjong.  Drop In.  No Charge.

    Location: Senior Center Social Room
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misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Bridge for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

No Charge. Just drop in. Instruction available.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Knitting Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Bring your own knitting project and visit while you work.  Drop In.  No charge.

    Location: Senior Center Fireplace Lobby
Tuesday September 12, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Walking Club for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Meet in the lobby at 9:30am and those present will decide where to walk.  Drop in.  No charge.

 

    Location: Senior Center Fireplace Lobby
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Stretch and Tone for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Fitness class with Judith Lindstedt. $7.00 session drop in fee.  Paid in advance: $20.00 for 4 weeks/ $35.00 for 8 Weeks.

    Location: Meeting Hall B
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Council on Aging (COA) Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Senior Center Media Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Crafting for the Community: Women's Shelter Welcome Care Packages Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Put your crafty talents to use for a good cause!  In this new monthly event, we'll create, collect, or assemble a new project for charitable use.  If you have suggestions for a craft or know of an organization that could benefit from creative donation, please contact Katie. 

September:  Join other crafters to assemble welcome care packages for a local women's shelter.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Deborah's Divine Divas: Guided Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Evening Guided Meditation has been playfully renamed Deborah's Divine Divas as it moves into a daytime schedule for the shorter days of fall and winter!  All are welcome.

Guided meditation is a lovely and supportive way to relax, release anxiety, lower blood pressure, improve sleep, and breathe more fully.  Our lives are filled with distractions.  Spending devoted time centering into our heart awareness is a path of self-care.  Please arrive at 11, we will begin prompty (no latecomers please).  There will be time for questions and conversation at the end.  Instructor:  Deborah Evans Hogan.  No charge.  Drop in.

    Location: Senior Center Social Room
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM Lunch for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Donna Fenton   978-597-1710   dfenton@townsend.ma.us
   

Lunch program sponsored by the Townsend Council on Aging and Montachusett Opportunity Council. Donation: $3.00 Please sign up in advance.

 

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Massage for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Salisbury   978-597-1710   lindas@townsend.ma.us
   

Please schedule your 20 minute appointment in advance. $20.00

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Trivia & Jeopardy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Join us for a fun & laughter-filled trivia game.  Drop in.  No charge.

    Location: Senior Center Social Room
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Water Color (four week course) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Join us each Tuesday in September (September 5, 12, 19, 26) for a watercolor class with Linda.  Cost $30.00.  Please call the senior center at 978-597-1710 to reserve your spot.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
rec_knitting 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Townsend Public Library Knitters and Crocheters Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stacy Schuttler   978-597-1714   sschuttler@cwmars.org
   

If you have knitting or crochet questions, or just want to spend time creating with others, this is a great group to join!

Hosted by crafters with years of experience who love to share their skills!

This group meets the second Tuesday of each month.

All levels welcome, beginners to experts!

Beginning knitters (Ages 10+): bring a pair of short, size 11, straight needles and a skein of worsted weight yarn.

Beginning crocheters: bring an H hook and a skein of worsted weight yarn.

    Location: Meeting Hall B
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misc_usflag 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Rivals Unto Death: Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stacy Schuttler   978 597-1714   sschuttler@cwmars.org
   

Rick Beyer Shorter Bio

Rick Beyer is an award winning documentary filmmaker, best-selling author, and long-time history enthusiast. His new book, Rivals Unto Death, traces the intricate thirty-year tug-of-war between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burrthat led to their deadly encounter in Weekhawken

Beyer  produced and directed the award-winning PBS documentary The Ghost Army, which details the story of a top-secret group of GIs who staged a traveling road show of deception on the battlefields of Europe. He is also the co-author (with Liz Sayles) of  a New York Times bestselling book about the unit: The Ghost Army of World War II.  It is now being developed as a Hollywood movie by the producers of American Sniper including actor Bradley Cooper. 

Beyer has made documentary films for The History Channel, A&E, National Geographic, the Smithsonian and others. He is also the author of  the popular Greatest Stories Never Told series of history books published by Harper Collins. He has appeared on CBS News, Fox News, NPR, CNN and elswhewere. 

A graduate of Dartmouth College, Beyer lives in Salem, Massachusetts, with his wife, Marilyn Rea Beyer.

Funded by the Friends of the Townsend Library

 

Click here to learn more about Rick Beyer    
    Location: Meeting Hall A
       
Wednesday September 13, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Manicures, Pedicures, & Reflexology by Appointment Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Great Kneads Nail & Reflexology offers manicures, pedicures, and reflexology by appointment in the senior center.  Please call 978-597-1710 to book an appointment.

    Location: Senior Center Health Room
 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:30 AM CHARM Medical Coffee Hour Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

If you have MassHealth or Medicaid, learn how to save money on medical and nutritional supplies.

Complimentary coffee and snacks will be provided by CHARM Medical.

 

 

    Location: Senior Center Social Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Chair Exercise for seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Exercise via video program. Just drop in. No charge.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Books and Discovery Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

    Location: Storytime Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Water Color (four week course) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Join us each Wednesday in September (September 6, 13, 20, 27) for a watercolor class with Linda.  Cost $30.00.  Please call the senior center at 978-597-1710 to reserve your spot.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Brain Games Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Put your mental powers to the test in this fun, interactive gathering hosted by the Nashoba Board of Health.  No charge.

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Women's Conversation Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Join us for Women’s Conversation group to discuss rotating topics of well-being, aging, personal history, current events, and anything else the group desires.  Creating our own discussions of impact on the second and fourth Wednesdays at 11am.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM Lunch for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Donna Fenton   978-597-1710   dfenton@townsend.ma.us
   

Lunch program sponsored by the Townsend Council on Aging and Montachusett Opportunity Council. Donation: $3.00 Please sign up in advance.

 

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Vision Clinic Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

FREE vision, glaucoma, and cataract screening provided by D'Ambrosio Eye Care.  Please call the Senior Center at 978-597-1710 to schedule an appointment. 

    Location: Senior Center Social Room
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Well Adult Clinic Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Well adult clinic is the perfect opportunity to stay on top of your health!  Services available include:

  • Blood pressure screening
  • Blood glucose checks
  • General health questions answered by the Town Nurse
  • Basic first aid
  • Referrals

Drop in.  No charge.

    Location: Senior Center Health Room
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Woodcarving for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Join friends to work independently on your own project. No charge. Just drop in.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
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misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Bingo for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Eleven regular games at $.10 per card. One coverall at $.25 a card. 4 card maximum play. Just drop in.

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Senior Center Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Salisbury   978-597-1710   lindas@townsend.ma.us
   

Meets the second Wednesday of each month at 1:00PM. This month's discussion on "Britt-Marie Was Here" by Fredrik Backman

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misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Zentangle Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Zentangle  September 6, 13, 20, 27    1:00-3:00   $20

Zentangle is the new exciting art that requires no artistic ability, is relaxing and fun, and allows you to create beautiful designs using fine-tip markers. If you can hold a pen, you can Zentangle. Nancy is a certified Zentangle teacher and will take you through each take-home project one step at a time. All materials will be supplied.

Limited to 15 students.  Please call the Senior Center at 978-597-1710 to sign up.

    Location: Meeting Hall B
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Stamp Collecting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Bring your stamps and mingle with fellow collectors.  No charge.

    Location: Senior Center Social Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Caregiver Roundtable Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Caregiving can be rewarding, but also stressful.  Join other caregivers for our monthly support group.  Format will be flexible, with a brief educational topic to get the conversation going.  No charge.  Free onsite care for your loved one will be provided by Always There Home Care.  To attend and utilize the respite care, please call 978-597-1710 so we can ensure adequate staffing.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
 
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misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Games for seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Join us for a rotating schedule of games:

1st wednesday = cribbage; 2nd = bingo, 3rd = rummikub, 4th = scrabble, 5th = cards.  Drop in.  No charge.

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM T.O.P.S. Take Off Pounds Sensibly Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

T.O.P.S. stands for Taking Off Pounds Sensibly.  Join others in their journey towards sustainable weight loss and maintenance.


Here’s what you can expect:
• Each member has a private weigh-in before the meeting.
• Meeting starts with members sharing challenges, successes, or goals (if they want).
• There’s a brief program. TOPS gives each chapter engaging, professionally prepared programs covering a variety of health and wellness topics.
• Awards go to weekly or monthly best losers, contest winners, and members who’ve reached goal!
• When needed, there’s a quick business meeting before the closing.
• Meeting closes with a thought for the week or other inspirational activity.

(Source: tops.org)


Cost: $32.00 per year plus $2.00 weekly dues.
Join anytime.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
Thursday September 14, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 8:15 AM  -  6:00 PM Foxwoods Trip Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Join the Friends of the Townsend Seniors for their bimonthly trip to Foxwoods Casino.  Open to all adults.    Bus will depart from the Senior Center at 8:15am and return at approximately 6:00pm.

Please call the senior center at 978-597-1710 to reserve your spot.  Cost $30.00 (inludes bus, $15.00 meal ticket and $15.00 bet ticket).

 
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  10:00 AM SUMMER SCHEDULE Gentle Yoga for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

SUMMER SCHEDULE!!  From June 30 - Sept 20, Patsy Brightman will be on leave from her usual yoga schedule.  Vicki from Yoga for Health has generously agreed to fill in and help keep us flexible and centered.  Her class will be offered at 9am on Thursday mornings.

Cost per session $5.00 payable weekly. Just drop in .

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Stretch and Tone for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Fitness class with Judith Lindstedt. $7.00 session drop in fee.  Paid in advance: $20.00 for 4 weeks/ $35.00 for 8 Weeks.

    Location: Meeting Hall B
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Water Color (four week course) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Join us each Thursday in September (September 7, 14, 21, 28) for a watercolor class with Linda.  Cost $30.00.  Please call the senior center at 978-597-1710 to reserve your spot.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
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misc_none 12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM Home Made Lunch for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Donna Fenton   978-597-1710   
   

Please sign up in advance. Cost: $3.00 

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
misc_none 12:45 PM  -  3:00 PM Bach's Lunch at Indian Hill Music Center Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

FREE concert by Indian Hill Music Center musicians featuring flute music inspired by nature, with piano accompaniment.  Complimentary coffee, tea, and cookies served.  Have lunch at the Senior Center first, or pack your own lunch to enjoy there.  Performance is at 1:30pm; bus leaves here at 12:45pm.  Cost $3.50 for the bus.  Please call the Senior Center at 978-597-1710 to sign up.

 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Cribbage for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Just drop in. No need to sign up in advance.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
misc_none 1:35 PM  -  3:00 PM Sports Watching Party: Red Sox vs Oakland Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Join fellow baseball fans to watch the Red Sox take on Oakland on our bigscreen TV.  Refreshments will be served.  Please RSVP at the Senior Center or by calling 978-597-1710 so we know how much food to prepare.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
 
misc_genealogy1 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Genealogy with Dwight Fitch Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stacy Schuttler   978 597-1714   sschuttler@cwmars.org
   

Join Dwight Fitch and the geneology group on the second Thursday of every month!

Use the library subscriptions to Ancestry.com, HertitageQuest.com and Historic Maps. (Paid for by the TPL Endowment)

Brainstorm and get some work done!

We have laptops that can be borrowed or bring your own.

If you are new to genealogy, Dwight and the gang can help you get started.

       
 
ent_film-reel 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM NEW and Inproved Short Film Club hosted by Ward Clark Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stacy Schuttler   978-597-1714   sschuttler@cwmars.org
   

Do you love film??

Each month we watch a varirty of short films and discuss the good, the bad, and the just plain weird.

Whats New and Improved??

  • More discussion between films
  • More variety
  • Later start time 7:30pm

Bonus: WE HAVE SNACKS!

Join the Facebook Group for more fun!

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Who is Ward Clark?

He is our local film buff! He has a permanent movie display in the library called "Ward's Picks". He uses his own rating system to recommend movies!

    Location: Trustee Conference Room
       
Friday September 15, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Quazy Quilters Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Bring your own quilting project and enjoy time with fellow crafters!  No charge.  Drop in.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Chair Exercise for seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Exercise via video program. Just drop in. No charge.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Line Dancing for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Line Dancing class with Joyce D'Auguanno. Cost per session: $3.00 . Just drop in.

    Location: Meeting Hall A&B
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Books and Blocks Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

Join Miss Karen for stories then play with blocks!

Great for building fine motor and pre-literacy skills.

Parents must remain with their children throughout the program.

No registration Required! Ages 3 and under.

    Location: Storytime Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Intermediate Line Dancing for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

More advanced dancing. $5.00 if you take both classes. Just drop in.

    Location: Meeting Hall A&B
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Women's Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Meditation for women led by Linda Aspell. No Charge. Just drop in.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
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misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Acrylic Painting with Nancy Filip Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi    978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

September 8, 15, 22, 29     1:00-3:00  $25 

This class is for beginners or experienced painters. Come learn about the versatility and easiness of painting with acrylics. Each week we will create a different composition that includes representational, abstract, and working with tools. Have fun learning about color, texture and other artistic elements. Take home four paintings!  All materials will be supplied.  Limited to 15 students.

Please call the Senior Center at 978-597-1710 to reserve your spot!

    Location: Meeting Hall B
Monday September 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Flu Clinic Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Avoid the flu this winter by getting a hi-dose flu vaccine for seniors, provided by Hannford Supermarket.  Please bring your consent form (copies available at the Senior Center) and your Medicare part B & D cards.  No charge.  Please call the Senior Center at 978-597-1710 for an appointment time.

    Location: Senior Center Health Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Chair Exercise for seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Exercise via video program. Just drop in. No charge.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Water Color (three week course) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Join us each Monday in September (September 11, 18, 25 - No class on Labor Day 9/4) for a watercolor class with Linda.  Cost $30.00.  Please call the senior center at 978-597-1710 to reserve your spot.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Hope Community Chorus Rehearsal Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jane Jackson   978-597-8813   jane.lois.jackson@gmail.com
   

Open to all who love to sing. Just drop in.

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    Location: Meeting Hall B
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM Lunch for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Donna Fenton   978-597-1710   dfenton@townsend.ma.us
   

Lunch program sponsored by the Townsend Council on Aging and Montachusett Opportunity Council. Donation: $3.00 Please sign up in advance.

 

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Qi Gong Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Qi Gong fitness with Jeff Cote. Cost: $5.00 per session. Just drop in.

    Location: Meeting Hall B
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Rummikub Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Rummikub is a tile-based game for two to four players, combines elements of the card game rummy and mahjong.  Drop In.  No Charge.

    Location: Senior Center Social Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Bridge for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

No Charge. Just drop in. Instruction available.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Knitting Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Bring your own knitting project and visit while you work.  Drop In.  No charge.

    Location: Senior Center Fireplace Lobby
Tuesday September 19, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Walking Club for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Meet in the lobby at 9:30am and those present will decide where to walk.  Drop in.  No charge.

 

    Location: Senior Center Fireplace Lobby
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Stretch and Tone for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Fitness class with Judith Lindstedt. $7.00 session drop in fee.  Paid in advance: $20.00 for 4 weeks/ $35.00 for 8 Weeks.

    Location: Meeting Hall B
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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Needlefelting: Nuno Scarves Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Take part in this two-part class (September 19 & 26): first dyeing a silk scarf, then utilizing wet felting techniques and needlefelting details.  Cost $20.  Please call the senior center at 978-597-1710 to sign up.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Deborah's Divine Divas: Guided Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Evening Guided Meditation has been playfully renamed Deborah's Divine Divas as it moves into a daytime schedule for the shorter days of fall and winter!  All are welcome.

Guided meditation is a lovely and supportive way to relax, release anxiety, lower blood pressure, improve sleep, and breathe more fully.  Our lives are filled with distractions.  Spending devoted time centering into our heart awareness is a path of self-care.  Please arrive at 11, we will begin prompty (no latecomers please).  There will be time for questions and conversation at the end.  Instructor:  Deborah Evans Hogan.  No charge.  Drop in.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Cards: Hand & Foot Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Hand and Foot is a card game related to Canasta, in which each player is dealt two sets of cards - the hand, which is played first, and the foot, which is played when the hand has been used up.  The most usual version is for four players in partnership.  There are numerous variations of this game and we'll set the sometimes varying rules based on who participates. Drop in.  No charge.

    Location: Senior Center Social Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Galloping Gourmets Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.gov
   

The Galloping Gourmets willvisit a new or old favorite restaurant every other Tuesday.  In the off week, Meet with fellow Gourmets to write a restaurant review, which will be posted in the Silver Theads senior center newsletter!  Meet at the Senior Center to carpool with fellow Gourmets.  The only cost is your meal.

 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM Lunch for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Donna Fenton   978-597-1710   dfenton@townsend.ma.us
   

Lunch program sponsored by the Townsend Council on Aging and Montachusett Opportunity Council. Donation: $3.00 Please sign up in advance.

 

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Grief Support Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
    Location: Senior Center Social Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Homeschool Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Meeting Hall A&B
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Water Color (four week course) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Join us each Tuesday in September (September 5, 12, 19, 26) for a watercolor class with Linda.  Cost $30.00.  Please call the senior center at 978-597-1710 to reserve your spot.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Friends of the Townsend Seniors Annual Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
    Location: Meeting Hall A&B
Wednesday September 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  3:00 PM Manicures, Pedicures, & Reflexology by Appointment Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Great Kneads Nail & Reflexology offers manicures, pedicures, and reflexology by appointment in the senior center.  Please call 978-597-1710 to book an appointment.

    Location: Senior Center Health Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Chair Exercise for seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Exercise via video program. Just drop in. No charge.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Hearing Clinic Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Get your hearing screened and ask basic questions about your hearing aids

    Location: Senior Center Social Room
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lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Books and Discovery Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

    Location: Storytime Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Water Color (four week course) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Join us each Wednesday in September (September 6, 13, 20, 27) for a watercolor class with Linda.  Cost $30.00.  Please call the senior center at 978-597-1710 to reserve your spot.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM Lunch for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Donna Fenton   978-597-1710   dfenton@townsend.ma.us
   

Lunch program sponsored by the Townsend Council on Aging and Montachusett Opportunity Council. Donation: $3.00 Please sign up in advance.

 

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Woodcarving for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Join friends to work independently on your own project. No charge. Just drop in.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Bingo for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Eleven regular games at $.10 per card. One coverall at $.25 a card. 4 card maximum play. Just drop in.

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Zentangle Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Zentangle  September 6, 13, 20, 27    1:00-3:00   $20

Zentangle is the new exciting art that requires no artistic ability, is relaxing and fun, and allows you to create beautiful designs using fine-tip markers. If you can hold a pen, you can Zentangle. Nancy is a certified Zentangle teacher and will take you through each take-home project one step at a time. All materials will be supplied.

Limited to 15 students.  Please call the Senior Center at 978-597-1710 to sign up.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  5:30 PM CPR / AED Certification Course Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Led by the Townsend Fire Department, learn the lifesaving skills of CPR and AED use.  This course is ideal for community groups, new parents, grandparents, babysitters, and others interested in learning how to save a life!  Please RSVP to the Senior Center at 978-597-1710 so we have enouigh instructors.

  

    Location: Meeting Hall B
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Games for seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Join us for a rotating schedule of games:

1st wednesday = cribbage; 2nd = bingo, 3rd = rummikub, 4th = scrabble, 5th = cards.  Drop in.  No charge.

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM T.O.P.S. Take Off Pounds Sensibly Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

T.O.P.S. stands for Taking Off Pounds Sensibly.  Join others in their journey towards sustainable weight loss and maintenance.


Here’s what you can expect:
• Each member has a private weigh-in before the meeting.
• Meeting starts with members sharing challenges, successes, or goals (if they want).
• There’s a brief program. TOPS gives each chapter engaging, professionally prepared programs covering a variety of health and wellness topics.
• Awards go to weekly or monthly best losers, contest winners, and members who’ve reached goal!
• When needed, there’s a quick business meeting before the closing.
• Meeting closes with a thought for the week or other inspirational activity.

(Source: tops.org)


Cost: $32.00 per year plus $2.00 weekly dues.
Join anytime.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
 
lib_book_red 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM The Eclectic Book Club will be reading Know Your Beholder by Adam Rapp Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stacy Schuttler   978-597-1714   sschuttler@cwmars.org
   

This is a book club for people who love to read everything and anything! Each month we will read a unique or quirky book.... Anything goes!

This month's selection will be :

 

Know Your Beholder by Adam Rapp

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Stop by the library and pick up a copy!

Click here to learn more about the book!    
    Location: Trustee Conference Room
Thursday September 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Cribbage Tournament Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Open to all area cribbage players. $5.00 entry fee to be divided as prizes. Just drop in.

    Location: Meeting Hall B
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Stretch and Tone for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Fitness class with Judith Lindstedt. $7.00 session drop in fee.  Paid in advance: $20.00 for 4 weeks/ $35.00 for 8 Weeks.

    Location: Meeting Hall A
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misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Water Color (four week course) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Join us each Thursday in September (September 7, 14, 21, 28) for a watercolor class with Linda.  Cost $30.00.  Please call the senior center at 978-597-1710 to reserve your spot.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM Home Made Lunch for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Donna Fenton   978-597-1710   
   

Please sign up in advance. Cost: $3.00 

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Gentle Yoga for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Gentle yoga with Patsy Brightman. Cost per session $5.00 payable weekly. Just drop in .

    Location: Meeting Hall B
 
misc_magnifying_glass.GIF 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Science Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Karen Savage   978-597-1714   ksavage@cwmars.org
   

Come explore basic science skills with Miss Karen!

Each month we will explore different themes using skills such as prediction, observation and measuring among others.

The registration will open one month prior to each session and registration is required.

Ages 4 to 8

Limit 10 children

This month we will explore science with Apples!

  

 

 

This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Library!

    Location: Storytime Room
 
rec_spinning_wheel.GIF 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Fiber Frenzy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: John King   978-597-5804   johnkimking@verizon.net
   

Fiber Frenzy

Knitting, crochet, spinning, and more...

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Sue Luongo will be there to teach people spindle spinning. She will also making and offering spindles that can be bought from The Friends of the Library for a small materials fee.

John King can teach you to spin on a spinning wheel. The library has one to loan!

ALL AGES!

One and all are welcome to be a part of this diverse group.

Whether you need a place to work, are just starting out or if you need help with something, this is the group for you. 

We meet every 3rd Thursday of the month.

 

    Location: Meeting Hall B
       
 
ent_film-reel 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM BOOK vs. MOVIE-Zookeeper's Wife Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Karen Savage   978-597-1714   ksavage@cwmars.org
   

Read the Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman at home.  Then come to the library Thursday September 21, 2017

to watch the movie and discuss both over snacks.  Books will be available after August 15th.

          

Check out the movie here    
    Location: Trustee Conference Room
 
misc_handshake 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Anyone can be a Philanthropist! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stacy Schuttler   978 597-1714   sschuttler@cwmars.org
    Location: Meeting Hall A
Friday September 22, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Quazy Quilters Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Bring your own quilting project and enjoy time with fellow crafters!  No charge.  Drop in.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  3:00 PM Manicures, Pedicures, & Reflexology by Appointment Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Great Kneads Nail & Reflexology offers manicures, pedicures, and reflexology by appointment in the senior center.  Please call 978-597-1710 to book an appointment.

    Location: Senior Center Health Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Chair Exercise for seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Exercise via video program. Just drop in. No charge.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Line Dancing for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Line Dancing class with Joyce D'Auguanno. Cost per session: $3.00 . Just drop in.

    Location: Meeting Hall A&B
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Books and Blocks Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

Join Miss Karen for stories then play with blocks!

Great for building fine motor and pre-literacy skills.

Parents must remain with their children throughout the program.

No registration Required! Ages 3 and under.

    Location: Storytime Room
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misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Intermediate Line Dancing for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

More advanced dancing. $5.00 if you take both classes. Just drop in.

    Location: Meeting Hall A&B
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Women's Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Meditation for women led by Linda Aspell. No Charge. Just drop in.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Matinee Movie: Eye in the Sky Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Eye in the Sky (2015) starring Helen Mirren, Aaron Paul, Alan Rickman

Col. Katherine Powell, a military officer in command of an operation to capture terrorists in Kenya, sees her mission escalate when a girl enters the kill zone triggering an international dispute over the implications of modern warfare.

 

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Acrylic Painting with Nancy Filip Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi    978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

September 8, 15, 22, 29     1:00-3:00  $25 

This class is for beginners or experienced painters. Come learn about the versatility and easiness of painting with acrylics. Each week we will create a different composition that includes representational, abstract, and working with tools. Have fun learning about color, texture and other artistic elements. Take home four paintings!  All materials will be supplied.  Limited to 15 students.

Please call the Senior Center at 978-597-1710 to reserve your spot!

    Location: Meeting Hall B
Saturday September 23, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Truck-a-palooza Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

Join us in the library parking lot for this fun community event!

Vehicles of all types... fun for all ages!

We will also have:

  • K-9 demonstration by the Mass. Dept. of Correction
  • Free car seat safety check
  • Farm animal petting area
  • Karate demonstration
  • Gymnastics demonstration
  • The Friends of the Townsend Library used toy sale (donations needed!)
  • Hot food and bake sale
  • Bounce house
  • AND MORE!!!!

 

    Location: Outside Library
Monday September 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Chair Exercise for seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Exercise via video program. Just drop in. No charge.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Water Color (three week course) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Join us each Monday in September (September 11, 18, 25 - No class on Labor Day 9/4) for a watercolor class with Linda.  Cost $30.00.  Please call the senior center at 978-597-1710 to reserve your spot.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Hope Community Chorus Rehearsal Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jane Jackson   978-597-8813   jane.lois.jackson@gmail.com
   

Open to all who love to sing. Just drop in.

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    Location: Meeting Hall B
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM Lunch for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Donna Fenton   978-597-1710   dfenton@townsend.ma.us
   

Lunch program sponsored by the Townsend Council on Aging and Montachusett Opportunity Council. Donation: $3.00 Please sign up in advance.

 

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Qi Gong Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Qi Gong fitness with Jeff Cote. Cost: $5.00 per session. Just drop in.

    Location: Meeting Hall B
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Rummikub Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Rummikub is a tile-based game for two to four players, combines elements of the card game rummy and mahjong.  Drop In.  No Charge.

    Location: Senior Center Social Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Bridge for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

No Charge. Just drop in. Instruction available.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
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misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Knitting Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Bring your own knitting project and visit while you work.  Drop In.  No charge.

    Location: Senior Center Fireplace Lobby
Tuesday September 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Dental Clinic Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Make an appointment with the Traveling Tooth Fairy to have your teeth examined and cleaned!  Cost $65.00.  Please call the senior center at 978-597-1710 to schedule.

    Location: Senior Center Health Room
 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Walking Club for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Meet in the lobby at 9:30am and those present will decide where to walk.  Drop in.  No charge.

 

    Location: Senior Center Fireplace Lobby
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Stretch and Tone for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Fitness class with Judith Lindstedt. $7.00 session drop in fee.  Paid in advance: $20.00 for 4 weeks/ $35.00 for 8 Weeks.

    Location: Meeting Hall B
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Needlefelting: Nuno Scarves Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Take part in this two-part class (September 19 & 26): first dyeing a silk scarf, then utilizing wet felting techniques and needlefelting details.  Cost $20.  Please call the senior center at 978-597-1710 to sign up.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Deborah's Divine Divas: Guided Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Evening Guided Meditation has been playfully renamed Deborah's Divine Divas as it moves into a daytime schedule for the shorter days of fall and winter!  All are welcome.

Guided meditation is a lovely and supportive way to relax, release anxiety, lower blood pressure, improve sleep, and breathe more fully.  Our lives are filled with distractions.  Spending devoted time centering into our heart awareness is a path of self-care.  Please arrive at 11, we will begin prompty (no latecomers please).  There will be time for questions and conversation at the end.  Instructor:  Deborah Evans Hogan.  No charge.  Drop in.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM Lunch for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Donna Fenton   978-597-1710   dfenton@townsend.ma.us
   

Lunch program sponsored by the Townsend Council on Aging and Montachusett Opportunity Council. Donation: $3.00 Please sign up in advance.

 

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Massage for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Salisbury   978-597-1710   lindas@townsend.ma.us
   

Please schedule your 20 minute appointment in advance. $20.00

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Trivia & Jeopardy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Join us for a fun & laughter-filled trivia game.  Drop in.  No charge.

    Location: Senior Center Social Room
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Water Color (four week course) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Join us each Tuesday in September (September 5, 12, 19, 26) for a watercolor class with Linda.  Cost $30.00.  Please call the senior center at 978-597-1710 to reserve your spot.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
rec_legoguy 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM 'Everything is Awesome!' Lego Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

Do you love legos?!

Come build with our 1,000's of legos, then display your creations in the library!

All ages

(Please be aware legos are a choking hazard for young children, adult supervision is needed for young children, thanks!)

    Location: Storytime Room
       
 
office_document_tack 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Current Events Lecture - Fake News! What is it? Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stacy Schuttler   978 597-1714   sschuttler@cwmars.org
   

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As the Trump administration addresses the topic of “fake news” through its communication, it is important to examine the role that "fake news" plays in our everyday lives.

Join Assistant Professor Kyle Moody (Communications Media, Fitchburg State University) for a talk on fake news and media consumption in the 21st century. This will cover a wide variety of topics, ranging from the history of yellow journalism to the role that reporters play in media consumption and circulation, along with how news is spread and affects us all in our modern times.

Finally, it will include a brief discussion of "what can we do?" that will cover some basic strategies for information literacy to enable us to become better consumers of news media.

 

    Location: Meeting Hall A
       
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Wednesday September 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Chair Exercise for seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Exercise via video program. Just drop in. No charge.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Books and Discovery Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

    Location: Storytime Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Water Color (four week course) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Join us each Wednesday in September (September 6, 13, 20, 27) for a watercolor class with Linda.  Cost $30.00.  Please call the senior center at 978-597-1710 to reserve your spot.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Women's Conversation Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Join us for Women’s Conversation group to discuss rotating topics of well-being, aging, personal history, current events, and anything else the group desires.  Creating our own discussions of impact on the second and fourth Wednesdays at 11am.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM Lunch for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Donna Fenton   978-597-1710   dfenton@townsend.ma.us
   

Lunch program sponsored by the Townsend Council on Aging and Montachusett Opportunity Council. Donation: $3.00 Please sign up in advance.

 

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Woodcarving for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Join friends to work independently on your own project. No charge. Just drop in.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Bingo for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Eleven regular games at $.10 per card. One coverall at $.25 a card. 4 card maximum play. Just drop in.

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Zentangle Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Zentangle  September 6, 13, 20, 27    1:00-3:00   $20

Zentangle is the new exciting art that requires no artistic ability, is relaxing and fun, and allows you to create beautiful designs using fine-tip markers. If you can hold a pen, you can Zentangle. Nancy is a certified Zentangle teacher and will take you through each take-home project one step at a time. All materials will be supplied.

Limited to 15 students.  Please call the Senior Center at 978-597-1710 to sign up.

    Location: Meeting Hall B
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Stamp Collecting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Bring your stamps and mingle with fellow collectors.  No charge.

    Location: Senior Center Social Room
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Afternoon Tea Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Take your afternoon tea in style (complete with unique china and fancy hats), sipping tea from the Cozy Tea Cart.  No charge.  Please sign up in advance, so we'll know how many party favors we need.

    Location: Senior Center Social Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Celebrating 65 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Learn how to make sense of social security, simplify Medicare, and understand your healthcare options.  Sponsored by Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare.  Please call the senior center at 978-597-1710 to RSVP.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
 
food_meal 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Indian Cooking Demonstration Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stacy Schuttler     
   

If you love Indian food then roll up your sleeves and join Sandhya Jain for an Indian food cooking demo.

She makes Indian cooking easy, healthy & delicious!!

Learn to make delicious Aloo Gobhi Curry (cauliflower and potatoes), Saag Paneer(Spinach and cheese) along with a quick rice Pilaf.

Learn about spices and sample the delicious food that's quick and easy to put together.

 

Enjoy all the goodness of Indian food while sipping a hot cup of chai tea! REGISTRATION REQUIRED - Limited space.

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    Location: Meeting Hall A&B
        There are 30 spaces available.
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misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Batik: Pillows Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Join us to make batik pillows!  Batik is a technique of wax-resist dyeing applied to whole cloth, or cloth made using this technique. Batik is made either by drawing dots and lines of the resist with a spouted tool called a canting, or by printing the resist with a copper stamp called a cap.  Cost $10.00.  Please call the senior center at 978-597-1710 to reserve your spot.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Games for seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Join us for a rotating schedule of games:

1st wednesday = cribbage; 2nd = bingo, 3rd = rummikub, 4th = scrabble, 5th = cards.  Drop in.  No charge.

    Location: Senior Center Health Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM T.O.P.S. Take Off Pounds Sensibly Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

T.O.P.S. stands for Taking Off Pounds Sensibly.  Join others in their journey towards sustainable weight loss and maintenance.


Here’s what you can expect:
• Each member has a private weigh-in before the meeting.
• Meeting starts with members sharing challenges, successes, or goals (if they want).
• There’s a brief program. TOPS gives each chapter engaging, professionally prepared programs covering a variety of health and wellness topics.
• Awards go to weekly or monthly best losers, contest winners, and members who’ve reached goal!
• When needed, there’s a quick business meeting before the closing.
• Meeting closes with a thought for the week or other inspirational activity.

(Source: tops.org)


Cost: $32.00 per year plus $2.00 weekly dues.
Join anytime.

    Location: Senior Center Social Room
Thursday September 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Stretch and Tone for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Fitness class with Judith Lindstedt. $7.00 session drop in fee.  Paid in advance: $20.00 for 4 weeks/ $35.00 for 8 Weeks.

    Location: Meeting Hall B
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Estate Planning Seminar Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

You mean I could lose most of my assets to a nursing home? Most nursing homes cost $100,000 a year.  Don’t let your finances be devastated.

At this important FREE seminar, Attorney Edward Beasley, former chairman of the American Bar Association’s Elder Law Committee, will help you:
? Create a trust to shelter your assets from nursing home spend-down
? Plan for end-of-life decisions
? See how putting assets into your children’s names can be catastrophic
? Learn about possible defects in your existing revocable trust and make sure it is up to date.

Please call the Senior Center at 978-597-1710 to sign up.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Water Color (four week course) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Join us each Thursday in September (September 7, 14, 21, 28) for a watercolor class with Linda.  Cost $30.00.  Please call the senior center at 978-597-1710 to reserve your spot.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM Lunch for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Donna Fenton   978-597-1710   dfenton@townsend.ma.us
   

Lunch program sponsored by Manor on the Hill. Donation: $3.00 Please sign up in advance.

 

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Cribbage for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Just drop in. No need to sign up in advance.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Gentle Yoga for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Gentle yoga with Patsy Brightman. Cost per session $5.00 payable weekly. Just drop in .

    Location: Meeting Hall B
 
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM The 33 1/3 Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stacy Schuttler   978 597-1714   sschuttler@cwmars.org
   

The 33 1/3 Club

Ever look back and think about how listening to music was an activity all on its own? 

Remember scouring over the artwork on the cover of your new vinyl LP and hoping the lyrics were printed on the inner sleeve.  Now is your chance to spin some vinyl on the turntable in a group setting and immerse yourself in the music.  The 33 1/2 club at the Townsend Public Library will meet and listen to classic LP's. 

Discussion will focus on, but certainly will not be limited to, the time period, the tracks, the album cover art and the artist.  Join in for a listen to this months edition.

Join Dave Schuttler, Bradley Sherwood  and Ward Clark for an evening of music and conversation!

 

    Location: Trustee Conference Room
Friday September 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Quazy Quilters Fieldtrip to Fabric Place (Natick) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

The Quazy Quilters are taking their antics on the road, carpooling to visit the Fabric Place in Natick.  All are welcome!

 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Chair Exercise for seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Exercise via video program. Just drop in. No charge.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Line Dancing for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Line Dancing class with Joyce D'Auguanno. Cost per session: $3.00 . Just drop in.

    Location: Meeting Hall A&B
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Books and Blocks Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

Join Miss Karen for stories then play with blocks!

Great for building fine motor and pre-literacy skills.

Parents must remain with their children throughout the program.

No registration Required! Ages 3 and under.

    Location: Storytime Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Intermediate Line Dancing for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

More advanced dancing. $5.00 if you take both classes. Just drop in.

    Location: Meeting Hall A&B
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Women's Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Meditation for women led by Linda Aspell. No Charge. Just drop in.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Acrylic Painting with Nancy Filip Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi    978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

September 8, 15, 22, 29     1:00-3:00  $25 

This class is for beginners or experienced painters. Come learn about the versatility and easiness of painting with acrylics. Each week we will create a different composition that includes representational, abstract, and working with tools. Have fun learning about color, texture and other artistic elements. Take home four paintings!  All materials will be supplied.  Limited to 15 students.

Please call the Senior Center at 978-597-1710 to reserve your spot!

    Location: Meeting Hall B
Saturday September 30, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  3:00 PM Fall Fling Senior Center Open House Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
Monday October 2, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Chair Exercise for seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Exercise via video program. Just drop in. No charge.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Hope Community Chorus Rehearsal Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jane Jackson   978-597-8813   jane.lois.jackson@gmail.com
   

Open to all who love to sing. Just drop in.

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    Location: Meeting Hall B
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM Lunch for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Donna Fenton   978-597-1710   dfenton@townsend.ma.us
   

Lunch program sponsored by the Townsend Council on Aging and Montachusett Opportunity Council. Donation: $3.00 Please sign up in advance.

 

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Qi Gong Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Qi Gong fitness with Jeff Cote. Cost: $5.00 per session. Just drop in.

    Location: Meeting Hall B
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Rummikub Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Rummikub is a tile-based game for two to four players, combines elements of the card game rummy and mahjong.  Drop In.  No Charge.

    Location: Senior Center Social Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Bridge for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

No Charge. Just drop in. Instruction available.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
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misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Knitting Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Bring your own knitting project and visit while you work.  Drop In.  No charge.

    Location: Senior Center Fireplace Lobby
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Reserved for taking down art exhibit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim King   9785975804   MeetingHallGallery@gmail.com
    Location: Meeting Hall A&B
Tuesday October 3, 2017 Go To Top
food_coffee Slacker Book Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stacy Schuttler   978 597-1714   sschuttler@cwmars.org
   

Slackers is a self service book club and open to all readers. Stop by each month and pick up a copy of the most recent selection.

When: Whenever! Just help yourself to some good reading…no meetings to attend.

Where: Slackers titles are displayed at the beginning of each. If you are interested in sharing your opinions of the book, just fill out a Slackers bookmark comment form, and leave it in the book when you return it.

Who: For people who don’t want to be committed!

The selection for November is:

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misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Walking Club for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Meet in the lobby at 9:30am and those present will decide where to walk.  Drop in.  No charge.

 

    Location: Senior Center Fireplace Lobby
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Stretch and Tone for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Fitness class with Judith Lindstedt. $7.00 session drop in fee.  Paid in advance: $20.00 for 4 weeks/ $35.00 for 8 Weeks.

    Location: Meeting Hall B
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Deborah's Divine Divas: Guided Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Guided meditation is a lovely and supportive way to relax, release anxiety, lower blood pressure, improve sleep, and breathe more fully.  Our lives are filled with distractions.  Spending devoted time centering into our heart awareness is a path of self-care.  Please arrive at 11, we will begin prompty (no latecomers please).  There will be time for questions and conversation at the end.  Instructor:  Deborah Evans Hogan.  No charge.  Drop in.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM Lunch for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Donna Fenton   978-597-1710   dfenton@townsend.ma.us
   

Lunch program sponsored by the Townsend Council on Aging and Montachusett Opportunity Council. Donation: $3.00 Please sign up in advance.

 

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Homeschool Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Meeting Hall A&B
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Miss Molly's Super Fantastic Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

Bounders

by Monica Tesler

Join Miss Molly for this fun book club!

We will read all kinds of books;

fantasy, sci-fi, humor, realistic fiction, and historical fiction.

Typically ages 11-13 but if you're older or younger that's ok, everyone is welcome!

Read more about the book here!    
    Location: Storytime Room
 
holiday_heart1 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Romance Readers Group: The Lighter Side of Romance Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Hill   978-597-1714   chill@cwmars.org
   

Come and join us for a comfortable hour visiting and chatting about our light-hearted romance stories - both contemporary and historical. Now meeting every other month. This month, we will be discussing the Nantucket Brides trilogy by Jude Deveraux: True Love, For all time and Ever after.   Hope to see you there.

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    Location: Trustee Conference Room
Wednesday October 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Chair Exercise for seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Exercise via video program. Just drop in. No charge.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Books and Discovery Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

    Location: Storytime Room
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misc_none 12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM Lunch for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Donna Fenton   978-597-1710   dfenton@townsend.ma.us
   

Lunch program sponsored by the Townsend Council on Aging and Montachusett Opportunity Council. Donation: $3.00 Please sign up in advance.

 

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Woodcarving for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Join friends to work independently on your own project. No charge. Just drop in.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Bingo for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Eleven regular games at $.10 per card. One coverall at $.25 a card. 4 card maximum play. Just drop in.

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Mass Ghost Hunters Paranormal Society Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Meeting Hall A&B
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM T.O.P.S. Take Off Pounds Sensibly Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

T.O.P.S. stands for Taking Off Pounds Sensibly.  Join others in their journey towards sustainable weight loss and maintenance.


Here’s what you can expect:
• Each member has a private weigh-in before the meeting.
• Meeting starts with members sharing challenges, successes, or goals (if they want).
• There’s a brief program. TOPS gives each chapter engaging, professionally prepared programs covering a variety of health and wellness topics.
• Awards go to weekly or monthly best losers, contest winners, and members who’ve reached goal!
• When needed, there’s a quick business meeting before the closing.
• Meeting closes with a thought for the week or other inspirational activity.

(Source: tops.org)


Cost: $32.00 per year plus $2.00 weekly dues.
Join anytime.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
Thursday October 5, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Stretch and Tone for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Fitness class with Judith Lindstedt. $7.00 session drop in fee.  Paid in advance: $20.00 for 4 weeks/ $35.00 for 8 Weeks.

    Location: Meeting Hall B
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM Home Made Lunch for Seniors & Birthday Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Donna Fenton   978-597-1710   
   

Please sign up in advance. Cost: $3.00 

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Cribbage for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Just drop in. No need to sign up in advance.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Gentle Yoga for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Gentle yoga with Patsy Brightman. Cost per session $5.00 payable weekly. Just drop in .

    Location: Meeting Hall B
Friday October 6, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Quazy Quilters Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Bring your own quilting project and enjoy time with fellow crafters!  No charge.  Drop in.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  3:00 PM Manicures, Pedicures, & Reflexology by Appointment Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Great Kneads Nail & Reflexology offers manicures, pedicures, and reflexology by appointment in the senior center.  Please call 978-597-1710 to book an appointment.

    Location: Senior Center Health Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Chair Exercise for seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Exercise via video program. Just drop in. No charge.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Line Dancing for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Line Dancing class with Joyce D'Auguanno. Cost per session: $3.00 . Just drop in.

    Location: Meeting Hall A&B
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Books and Blocks Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

Join Miss Karen for stories then play with blocks!

Great for building fine motor and pre-literacy skills.

Parents must remain with their children throughout the program.

No registration Required! Ages 3 and under.

    Location: Storytime Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Intermediate Line Dancing for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

More advanced dancing. $5.00 if you take both classes. Just drop in.

    Location: Meeting Hall A&B
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Women's Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Meditation for women led by Linda Aspell. No Charge. Just drop in.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
Monday October 9, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Chair Exercise for seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Exercise via video program. Just drop in. No charge.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Hope Community Chorus Rehearsal Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jane Jackson   978-597-8813   jane.lois.jackson@gmail.com
   

Open to all who love to sing. Just drop in.

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    Location: Meeting Hall B
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM Lunch for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Donna Fenton   978-597-1710   dfenton@townsend.ma.us
   

Lunch program sponsored by the Townsend Council on Aging and Montachusett Opportunity Council. Donation: $3.00 Please sign up in advance.

 

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  3:00 PM SHINE Medicare Counseling Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Do you have questions about your medicare coverage?  Please call the senior center at 978-597-1710 to schedule an appointment to talk to a certified Medicare consultant.  No charge.

    Location: Senior Center Health Room
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Qi Gong Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Qi Gong fitness with Jeff Cote. Cost: $5.00 per session. Just drop in.

    Location: Meeting Hall B
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Rummikub Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Rummikub is a tile-based game for two to four players, combines elements of the card game rummy and mahjong.  Drop In.  No Charge.

    Location: Senior Center Social Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Bridge for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

No Charge. Just drop in. Instruction available.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Knitting Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Bring your own knitting project and visit while you work.  Drop In.  No charge.

    Location: Senior Center Fireplace Lobby
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Tuesday October 10, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Walking Club for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Meet in the lobby at 9:30am and those present will decide where to walk.  Drop in.  No charge.

 

    Location: Senior Center Fireplace Lobby
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Stretch and Tone for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Fitness class with Judith Lindstedt. $7.00 session drop in fee.  Paid in advance: $20.00 for 4 weeks/ $35.00 for 8 Weeks.

    Location: Meeting Hall B
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Deborah's Divine Divas: Guided Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Guided meditation is a lovely and supportive way to relax, release anxiety, lower blood pressure, improve sleep, and breathe more fully.  Our lives are filled with distractions.  Spending devoted time centering into our heart awareness is a path of self-care.  Please arrive at 11, we will begin prompty (no latecomers please).  There will be time for questions and conversation at the end.  Instructor:  Deborah Evans Hogan.  No charge.  Drop in.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM Lunch for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Donna Fenton   978-597-1710   dfenton@townsend.ma.us
   

Lunch program sponsored by the Townsend Council on Aging and Montachusett Opportunity Council. Donation: $3.00 Please sign up in advance.

 

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
rec_knitting 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Townsend Public Library Knitters and Crocheters Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stacy Schuttler   978-597-1714   sschuttler@cwmars.org
   

If you have knitting or crochet questions, or just want to spend time creating with others, this is a great group to join!

Hosted by crafters with years of experience who love to share their skills!

This group meets the second Tuesday of each month.

All levels welcome, beginners to experts!

Beginning knitters (Ages 10+): bring a pair of short, size 11, straight needles and a skein of worsted weight yarn.

Beginning crocheters: bring an H hook and a skein of worsted weight yarn.

    Location: Meeting Hall B
Wednesday October 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Chair Exercise for seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Exercise via video program. Just drop in. No charge.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Books and Discovery Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

    Location: Storytime Room
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM Lunch for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Donna Fenton   978-597-1710   dfenton@townsend.ma.us
   

Lunch program sponsored by the Townsend Council on Aging and Montachusett Opportunity Council. Donation: $3.00 Please sign up in advance.

 

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Woodcarving for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Join friends to work independently on your own project. No charge. Just drop in.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Bingo for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Eleven regular games at $.10 per card. One coverall at $.25 a card. 4 card maximum play. Just drop in.

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Senior Center Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Salisbury   978-597-1710   lindas@townsend.ma.us
   

Meets the second Wednesday of each month at 1:00PM. This month's discussion on "The Silent Land" by Graham Joyce

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Click here for more info    
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Games for seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Join us for a rotating schedule of games:

1st wednesday = cribbage; 2nd = bingo, 3rd = rummikub, 4th = scrabble, 5th = cards.  Drop in.  No charge.

    Location: Meeting Hall A
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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM T.O.P.S. Take Off Pounds Sensibly Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

T.O.P.S. stands for Taking Off Pounds Sensibly.  Join others in their journey towards sustainable weight loss and maintenance.


Here’s what you can expect:
• Each member has a private weigh-in before the meeting.
• Meeting starts with members sharing challenges, successes, or goals (if they want).
• There’s a brief program. TOPS gives each chapter engaging, professionally prepared programs covering a variety of health and wellness topics.
• Awards go to weekly or monthly best losers, contest winners, and members who’ve reached goal!
• When needed, there’s a quick business meeting before the closing.
• Meeting closes with a thought for the week or other inspirational activity.

(Source: tops.org)


Cost: $32.00 per year plus $2.00 weekly dues.
Join anytime.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
Thursday October 12, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Stretch and Tone for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Fitness class with Judith Lindstedt. $7.00 session drop in fee.  Paid in advance: $20.00 for 4 weeks/ $35.00 for 8 Weeks.

    Location: Meeting Hall B
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Cribbage for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Just drop in. No need to sign up in advance.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Gentle Yoga for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Gentle yoga with Patsy Brightman. Cost per session $5.00 payable weekly. Just drop in .

    Location: Meeting Hall B
Friday October 13, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Quazy Quilters Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Bring your own quilting project and enjoy time with fellow crafters!  No charge.  Drop in.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  3:00 PM Manicures, Pedicures, & Reflexology by Appointment Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Great Kneads Nail & Reflexology offers manicures, pedicures, and reflexology by appointment in the senior center.  Please call 978-597-1710 to book an appointment.

    Location: Senior Center Health Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Chair Exercise for seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Exercise via video program. Just drop in. No charge.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Line Dancing for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Line Dancing class with Joyce D'Auguanno. Cost per session: $3.00 . Just drop in.

    Location: Meeting Hall A&B
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Books and Blocks Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

Join Miss Karen for stories then play with blocks!

Great for building fine motor and pre-literacy skills.

Parents must remain with their children throughout the program.

No registration Required! Ages 3 and under.

    Location: Storytime Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Intermediate Line Dancing for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

More advanced dancing. $5.00 if you take both classes. Just drop in.

    Location: Meeting Hall A&B
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Women's Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Meditation for women led by Linda Aspell. No Charge. Just drop in.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
Monday October 16, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Chair Exercise for seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Exercise via video program. Just drop in. No charge.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
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misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Hope Community Chorus Rehearsal Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jane Jackson   978-597-8813   jane.lois.jackson@gmail.com
   

Open to all who love to sing. Just drop in.

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    Location: Meeting Hall B
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM Lunch for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Donna Fenton   978-597-1710   dfenton@townsend.ma.us
   

Lunch program sponsored by the Townsend Council on Aging and Montachusett Opportunity Council. Donation: $3.00 Please sign up in advance.

 

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Qi Gong Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Qi Gong fitness with Jeff Cote. Cost: $5.00 per session. Just drop in.

    Location: Meeting Hall B
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Rummikub Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Rummikub is a tile-based game for two to four players, combines elements of the card game rummy and mahjong.  Drop In.  No Charge.

    Location: Senior Center Social Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Bridge for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

No Charge. Just drop in. Instruction available.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Knitting Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Bring your own knitting project and visit while you work.  Drop In.  No charge.

    Location: Senior Center Fireplace Lobby
Tuesday October 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Walking Club for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Meet in the lobby at 9:30am and those present will decide where to walk.  Drop in.  No charge.

 

    Location: Senior Center Fireplace Lobby
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Stretch and Tone for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Fitness class with Judith Lindstedt. $7.00 session drop in fee.  Paid in advance: $20.00 for 4 weeks/ $35.00 for 8 Weeks.

    Location: Meeting Hall B
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Deborah's Divine Divas: Guided Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Guided meditation is a lovely and supportive way to relax, release anxiety, lower blood pressure, improve sleep, and breathe more fully.  Our lives are filled with distractions.  Spending devoted time centering into our heart awareness is a path of self-care.  Please arrive at 11, we will begin prompty (no latecomers please).  There will be time for questions and conversation at the end.  Instructor:  Deborah Evans Hogan.  No charge.  Drop in.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM Lunch for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Donna Fenton   978-597-1710   dfenton@townsend.ma.us
   

Lunch program sponsored by the Townsend Council on Aging and Montachusett Opportunity Council. Donation: $3.00 Please sign up in advance.

 

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Homeschool Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Meeting Hall A&B
Wednesday October 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  3:00 PM Manicures, Pedicures, & Reflexology by Appointment Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Great Kneads Nail & Reflexology offers manicures, pedicures, and reflexology by appointment in the senior center.  Please call 978-597-1710 to book an appointment.

    Location: Senior Center Health Room
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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Chair Exercise for seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Exercise via video program. Just drop in. No charge.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Books and Discovery Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

    Location: Storytime Room
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM Lunch for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Donna Fenton   978-597-1710   dfenton@townsend.ma.us
   

Lunch program sponsored by the Townsend Council on Aging and Montachusett Opportunity Council. Donation: $3.00 Please sign up in advance.

 

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Woodcarving for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Join friends to work independently on your own project. No charge. Just drop in.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Bingo for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Eleven regular games at $.10 per card. One coverall at $.25 a card. 4 card maximum play. Just drop in.

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Games for seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Join us for a rotating schedule of games:

1st wednesday = cribbage; 2nd = bingo, 3rd = rummikub, 4th = scrabble, 5th = cards.  Drop in.  No charge.

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM T.O.P.S. Take Off Pounds Sensibly Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

T.O.P.S. stands for Taking Off Pounds Sensibly.  Join others in their journey towards sustainable weight loss and maintenance.


Here’s what you can expect:
• Each member has a private weigh-in before the meeting.
• Meeting starts with members sharing challenges, successes, or goals (if they want).
• There’s a brief program. TOPS gives each chapter engaging, professionally prepared programs covering a variety of health and wellness topics.
• Awards go to weekly or monthly best losers, contest winners, and members who’ve reached goal!
• When needed, there’s a quick business meeting before the closing.
• Meeting closes with a thought for the week or other inspirational activity.

(Source: tops.org)


Cost: $32.00 per year plus $2.00 weekly dues.
Join anytime.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
 
lib_book_red 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM The Eclectic Book Club will be reading Dark Matter by Blake Crouch Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stacy Schuttler   978-597-1714   sschuttler@cwmars.org
   

This is a book club for people who love to read everything and anything! Each month we will read a unique or quirky book.... Anything goes!

This month's selection will be :

Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

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Stop by the library and pick up a copy!

Click here to learn more about the book!    
    Location: Trustee Conference Room
Thursday October 19, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Cribbage Tournament Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Open to all area cribbage players. $5.00 entry fee to be divided as prizes. Just drop in.

    Location: Meeting Hall B
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Stretch and Tone for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Fitness class with Judith Lindstedt. $7.00 session drop in fee.  Paid in advance: $20.00 for 4 weeks/ $35.00 for 8 Weeks.

    Location: Meeting Hall B
 
misc_none 12:45 PM  -  2:00 PM Halloween Harvest: Ghosts, Goblins & More with Davis Bates Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Davis Bates' programs are participatory, encouraging audiences of all ages to sing along and remember & share their own stories of Halloween.  He'll explore traditional and contemporary tales and songs from New England and around the world. 

    Location: Meeting Hall A&B
 
misc_magnifying_glass.GIF 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Science Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Karen Savage   978-597-1714   ksavage@cwmars.org
   

Come explore basic science skills with Miss Karen!

Each month we will explore different themes using skills such as prediction, observation and measuring among others.

The registration will open one month prior to each session and registration is required.

Ages 4 to 8

Limit 10 children

 

 

This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Library!

    Location: Storytime Room
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rec_spinning_wheel.GIF 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Fiber Frenzy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: John King   978-597-5804   johnkimking@verizon.net
   

Fiber Frenzy

Knitting, crochet, spinning, and more...

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Sue Luongo will be there to teach people spindle spinning. She will also making and offering spindles that can be bought from The Friends of the Library for a small materials fee.

John King can teach you to spin on a spinning wheel. The library has one to loan!

ALL AGES!

One and all are welcome to be a part of this diverse group.

Whether you need a place to work, are just starting out or if you need help with something, this is the group for you. 

We meet every 3rd Thursday of the month.

 

    Location: Meeting Hall A
Friday October 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Quazy Quilters Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Bring your own quilting project and enjoy time with fellow crafters!  No charge.  Drop in.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Chair Exercise for seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Exercise via video program. Just drop in. No charge.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Line Dancing for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Line Dancing class with Joyce D'Auguanno. Cost per session: $3.00 . Just drop in.

    Location: Meeting Hall A&B
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Books and Blocks Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

Join Miss Karen for stories then play with blocks!

Great for building fine motor and pre-literacy skills.

Parents must remain with their children throughout the program.

No registration Required! Ages 3 and under.

    Location: Storytime Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Intermediate Line Dancing for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

More advanced dancing. $5.00 if you take both classes. Just drop in.

    Location: Meeting Hall A&B
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Women's Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Meditation for women led by Linda Aspell. No Charge. Just drop in.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
Monday October 23, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Chair Exercise for seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Exercise via video program. Just drop in. No charge.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Hope Community Chorus Rehearsal Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jane Jackson   978-597-8813   jane.lois.jackson@gmail.com
   

Open to all who love to sing. Just drop in.

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    Location: Meeting Hall B
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM Lunch for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Donna Fenton   978-597-1710   dfenton@townsend.ma.us
   

Lunch program sponsored by the Townsend Council on Aging and Montachusett Opportunity Council. Donation: $3.00 Please sign up in advance.

 

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Qi Gong Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Qi Gong fitness with Jeff Cote. Cost: $5.00 per session. Just drop in.

    Location: Meeting Hall B
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Rummikub Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Rummikub is a tile-based game for two to four players, combines elements of the card game rummy and mahjong.  Drop In.  No Charge.

    Location: Senior Center Social Room
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misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Bridge for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

No Charge. Just drop in. Instruction available.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Knitting Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Bring your own knitting project and visit while you work.  Drop In.  No charge.

    Location: Senior Center Fireplace Lobby
Tuesday October 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Walking Club for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Meet in the lobby at 9:30am and those present will decide where to walk.  Drop in.  No charge.

 

    Location: Senior Center Fireplace Lobby
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Stretch and Tone for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Fitness class with Judith Lindstedt. $7.00 session drop in fee.  Paid in advance: $20.00 for 4 weeks/ $35.00 for 8 Weeks.

    Location: Meeting Hall B
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Deborah's Divine Divas: Guided Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Guided meditation is a lovely and supportive way to relax, release anxiety, lower blood pressure, improve sleep, and breathe more fully.  Our lives are filled with distractions.  Spending devoted time centering into our heart awareness is a path of self-care.  Please arrive at 11, we will begin prompty (no latecomers please).  There will be time for questions and conversation at the end.  Instructor:  Deborah Evans Hogan.  No charge.  Drop in.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM Lunch for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Donna Fenton   978-597-1710   dfenton@townsend.ma.us
   

Lunch program sponsored by the Townsend Council on Aging and Montachusett Opportunity Council. Donation: $3.00 Please sign up in advance.

 

    Location: Meeting Hall A
Wednesday October 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Chair Exercise for seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Exercise via video program. Just drop in. No charge.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Books and Discovery Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

    Location: Storytime Room
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM Lunch for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Donna Fenton   978-597-1710   dfenton@townsend.ma.us
   

Lunch program sponsored by the Townsend Council on Aging and Montachusett Opportunity Council. Donation: $3.00 Please sign up in advance.

 

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Woodcarving for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Join friends to work independently on your own project. No charge. Just drop in.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Bingo for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Eleven regular games at $.10 per card. One coverall at $.25 a card. 4 card maximum play. Just drop in.

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
med_red_cross 2:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Flu Clinic Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stacy Schuttler   978 597-1714   sschuttler@cwmars.org
    Location: Meeting Hall B
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misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Games for seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Join us for a rotating schedule of games:

1st wednesday = cribbage; 2nd = bingo, 3rd = rummikub, 4th = scrabble, 5th = cards.  Drop in.  No charge.

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM T.O.P.S. Take Off Pounds Sensibly Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

T.O.P.S. stands for Taking Off Pounds Sensibly.  Join others in their journey towards sustainable weight loss and maintenance.


Here’s what you can expect:
• Each member has a private weigh-in before the meeting.
• Meeting starts with members sharing challenges, successes, or goals (if they want).
• There’s a brief program. TOPS gives each chapter engaging, professionally prepared programs covering a variety of health and wellness topics.
• Awards go to weekly or monthly best losers, contest winners, and members who’ve reached goal!
• When needed, there’s a quick business meeting before the closing.
• Meeting closes with a thought for the week or other inspirational activity.

(Source: tops.org)


Cost: $32.00 per year plus $2.00 weekly dues.
Join anytime.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
Thursday October 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Stretch and Tone for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Fitness class with Judith Lindstedt. $7.00 session drop in fee.  Paid in advance: $20.00 for 4 weeks/ $35.00 for 8 Weeks.

    Location: Meeting Hall B
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Cribbage for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Just drop in. No need to sign up in advance.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Gentle Yoga for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Gentle yoga with Patsy Brightman. Cost per session $5.00 payable weekly. Just drop in .

    Location: Meeting Hall B
Friday October 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Quazy Quilters Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Bring your own quilting project and enjoy time with fellow crafters!  No charge.  Drop in.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  3:00 PM Manicures, Pedicures, & Reflexology by Appointment Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Great Kneads Nail & Reflexology offers manicures, pedicures, and reflexology by appointment in the senior center.  Please call 978-597-1710 to book an appointment.

    Location: Senior Center Health Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Chair Exercise for seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Exercise via video program. Just drop in. No charge.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Line Dancing for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Line Dancing class with Joyce D'Auguanno. Cost per session: $3.00 . Just drop in.

    Location: Meeting Hall A&B
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Books and Blocks Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

Join Miss Karen for stories then play with blocks!

Great for building fine motor and pre-literacy skills.

Parents must remain with their children throughout the program.

No registration Required! Ages 3 and under.

    Location: Storytime Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Intermediate Line Dancing for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

More advanced dancing. $5.00 if you take both classes. Just drop in.

    Location: Meeting Hall A&B
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Women's Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Meditation for women led by Linda Aspell. No Charge. Just drop in.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
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Sunday October 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Hope Community Chorus Fall Concert: Colors of Hope Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Meeting Hall A&B
Monday October 30, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Chair Exercise for seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Exercise via video program. Just drop in. No charge.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Hope Community Chorus Rehearsal Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jane Jackson   978-597-8813   jane.lois.jackson@gmail.com
   

Open to all who love to sing. Just drop in.

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    Location: Meeting Hall B
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM Lunch for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Donna Fenton   978-597-1710   dfenton@townsend.ma.us
   

Lunch program sponsored by the Townsend Council on Aging and Montachusett Opportunity Council. Donation: $3.00 Please sign up in advance.

 

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Qi Gong Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Qi Gong fitness with Jeff Cote. Cost: $5.00 per session. Just drop in.

    Location: Meeting Hall B
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Rummikub Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Rummikub is a tile-based game for two to four players, combines elements of the card game rummy and mahjong.  Drop In.  No Charge.

    Location: Senior Center Social Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Bridge for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

No Charge. Just drop in. Instruction available.

    Location: Senior Center Arts and Crafts Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Knitting Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Bring your own knitting project and visit while you work.  Drop In.  No charge.

    Location: Senior Center Fireplace Lobby
Tuesday October 31, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Walking Club for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Meet in the lobby at 9:30am and those present will decide where to walk.  Drop in.  No charge.

 

    Location: Senior Center Fireplace Lobby
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Stretch and Tone for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Fitness class with Judith Lindstedt. $7.00 session drop in fee.  Paid in advance: $20.00 for 4 weeks/ $35.00 for 8 Weeks.

    Location: Meeting Hall B
 
holiday_pumpkin 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Halloween Boo! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

Join the Library and Senior Center staff for fun indoor trick-or-treating!

More info coming soon!

    Location: Library
       
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Deborah's Divine Divas: Guided Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Guided meditation is a lovely and supportive way to relax, release anxiety, lower blood pressure, improve sleep, and breathe more fully.  Our lives are filled with distractions.  Spending devoted time centering into our heart awareness is a path of self-care.  Please arrive at 11, we will begin prompty (no latecomers please).  There will be time for questions and conversation at the end.  Instructor:  Deborah Evans Hogan.  No charge.  Drop in.

    Location: Senior Center Media Room
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misc_none 12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM Lunch for Seniors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Donna Fenton   978-597-1710   dfenton@townsend.ma.us
   

Lunch program sponsored by the Townsend Council on Aging and Montachusett Opportunity Council. Donation: $3.00 Please sign up in advance.

 

    Location: Meeting Hall A
Wednesday November 1, 2017 Go To Top
food_coffee Slacker Book Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stacy Schuttler   978 597-1714   sschuttler@cwmars.org
   

Slackers is a self service book club and open to all readers. Stop by each month and pick up a copy of the most recent selection.

When: Whenever! Just help yourself to some good reading…no meetings to attend.

Where: Slackers titles are displayed at the beginning of each. If you are interested in sharing your opinions of the book, just fill out a Slackers bookmark comment form, and leave it in the book when you return it.

Who: For people who don’t want to be committed!

The selection for December is:

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misc_none 9:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Squanacook Food Coop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carolyn Sellars     casellars@gmail.com
   

Food delivery and distribution.

    Location: Meeting Hall B
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Books and Discovery Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

    Location: Storytime Room
Thursday November 2, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:00 PM Collette Tours: Canadian Rockies 2018 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Petrossi   978-597-1710   kpetrossi@townsend.ma.us
   

Join Collette Tours and Friends of the Townsend Seniors to learn more about a trip to the Canadian Roackies in 2018.

    Location: Meeting Hall A
 
misc_usflag 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Hall of Presidents Book Club: Martin Van Buren by Ted Widmer Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stacy Schuttler   978 597-1714   sschuttler@cwmars.org
   

Martin Van Buren by Ted Widmer

 
Join us as we read through the presidents of the United States!
The idea is to not only learn a few things, but to get a deeper understanding the role the presidency has played in this nation's history!
In the midst of a recent discussion, we came to the realization that our knowledge of much of American history was wanting. We decided to undertake a journey through the American presidency from beginning to end starting with George Washington, reading a biography of each president in the order they served. The hope is that this will acquaint us with not only each President, but also the history of the time in which they lived and died.
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    Location: Trustee Conference Room
Friday November 3, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Books and Blocks Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

Join Miss Karen for stories then play with blocks!

Great for building fine motor and pre-literacy skills.

Parents must remain with their children throughout the program.

No registration Required! Ages 3 and under.

    Location: Storytime Room
Tuesday November 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Homeschool Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Meeting Hall A&B
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Miss Molly's Super Fantastic Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

Short

by Holly Goldberg Sloan

Join Miss Molly for this fun book club!

We will read all kinds of books;

fantasy, sci-fi, humor, realistic fiction, and historical fiction.

Typically ages 11-13 but if you're older or younger that's ok, everyone is welcome!

Read more about the book here!    
    Location: Storytime Room
Wednesday November 8, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Books and Discovery Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

    Location: Storytime Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Senior Center Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Salisbury   978-597-1710   lindas@townsend.ma.us
   

Meets the second Wednesday of each month at 1:00PM. This month's discussion on "Top Down" by Jim Lehrer

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Thursday November 9, 2017 Go To Top
ent_masks_color 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Delvena Theater presents Shirley Valentine Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stacy Schuttler   978 597-1714   sschuttler@cwmars.org
   

Delvena Theater

Shirley Valentine

Nobody thought she had the courage, the nerve... or the lingerie!
A hilarious, heartfelt, one-woman comedic performance about an unappreciated, middle aged house wife who is desperately attempting to make a childhood dream come true and stumbles upon the real meaning of life in the process.

 

    Location: Meeting Hall A&B
        There are many spaces available.
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Friday November 10, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Books and Blocks Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

Join Miss Karen for stories then play with blocks!

Great for building fine motor and pre-literacy skills.

Parents must remain with their children throughout the program.

No registration Required! Ages 3 and under.

    Location: Storytime Room
Tuesday November 14, 2017 Go To Top
rec_knitting 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Townsend Public Library Knitters and Crocheters Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stacy Schuttler   978-597-1714   sschuttler@cwmars.org
   

If you have knitting or crochet questions, or just want to spend time creating with others, this is a great group to join!

Hosted by crafters with years of experience who love to share their skills!

This group meets the second Tuesday of each month.

All levels welcome, beginners to experts!

Beginning knitters (Ages 10+): bring a pair of short, size 11, straight needles and a skein of worsted weight yarn.

Beginning crocheters: bring an H hook and a skein of worsted weight yarn.

    Location: Meeting Hall B
Wednesday November 15, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Books and Discovery Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

    Location: Storytime Room
 
lib_book_red 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM The Eclectic Book Club will be reading Cruel Beautiful World by Caroline Leavitt Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stacy Schuttler   978-597-1714   sschuttler@cwmars.org
   

This month this group will meet in the Library Break Room.

This is a book club for people who love to read everything and anything! Each month we will read a unique or quirky book.... Anything goes!

This month's selection will be :

Cruel Beautiful World by Caroline Leavitt

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Stop by the library and pick up a copy!

Click here to learn more about the book!    
    Location: Storytime Room
Thursday November 16, 2017 Go To Top
misc_magnifying_glass.GIF 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Science Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Karen Savage   978-597-1714   ksavage@cwmars.org
   

Come explore basic science skills with Miss Karen!

Each month we will explore different themes using skills such as prediction, observation and measuring among others.

The registration will open one month prior to each session and registration is required.

Ages 4 to 8

Limit 10 children

 

 

This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Library!

    Location: Storytime Room
 
rec_spinning_wheel.GIF 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Fiber Frenzy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: John King   978-597-5804   johnkimking@verizon.net
   

Fiber Frenzy

Knitting, crochet, spinning, and more...

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Sue Luongo will be there to teach people spindle spinning. She will also making and offering spindles that can be bought from The Friends of the Library for a small materials fee.

John King can teach you to spin on a spinning wheel. The library has one to loan!

ALL AGES!

One and all are welcome to be a part of this diverse group.

Whether you need a place to work, are just starting out or if you need help with something, this is the group for you. 

We meet every 3rd Thursday of the month.

 

    Location: Meeting Hall A
Friday November 17, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Books and Blocks Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

Join Miss Karen for stories then play with blocks!

Great for building fine motor and pre-literacy skills.

Parents must remain with their children throughout the program.

No registration Required! Ages 3 and under.

    Location: Storytime Room
 
misc_none 5:00 PM Festival of Tree Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Library
Tuesday November 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Homeschool Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Meeting Hall A&B
Wednesday November 22, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Books and Discovery Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

    Location: Storytime Room
Thursday November 23, 2017 Go To Top
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Friday November 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none Library Closed Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
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Monday November 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Festival of Trees - Decorator's Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Library
Wednesday November 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Squanacook Food Coop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carolyn Sellars     casellars@gmail.com
   

Food delivery and distribution.

    Location: Meeting Hall B
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Books and Discovery Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

    Location: Storytime Room
Friday December 1, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM  -  11:30 PM Prep for Friends of the Library Holiday Fair Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Meeting Hall A&B
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Books and Blocks Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

Join Miss Karen for stories then play with blocks!

Great for building fine motor and pre-literacy skills.

Parents must remain with their children throughout the program.

No registration Required! Ages 3 and under.

    Location: Storytime Room
Saturday December 2, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  3:00 PM Friends of the Library Annual Holiday Fair Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stacy Schuttler   978-597-1714   sschuttler@cwmars.org
   

The Friends of the Townsend Library invite you to

come shop with your favorite crafters and vendors.

Just in time for your gift giving!

We will also have:

  • Delicious hot lunch
  • Tons of raffles
  • And even a surprise guest... (ho, ho, ho!)
  • Games, crafts, and activities for children
  • "Kids Only" shopping area where they can purchase gifts for family and friends!

 

The Senior Center will also be open, with more crafters and a bake sale!

If you can volunteer any time, or bake for the specialty dessert table, email Karen at clem6six@verizon.net

Questions or donations, call Susan at 978-386-7572 or email susanclement49@yahoo.com

    Location: Meeting Hall A&B
Tuesday December 5, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Homeschool Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Meeting Hall A&B
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Miss Molly's Super Fantastic Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

Flying Lessons and Other Stories

Edited by Ellen Oh

Join Miss Molly for this fun book club!

We will read all kinds of books;

fantasy, sci-fi, humor, realistic fiction, and historical fiction.

Typically ages 11-13 but if you're older or younger that's ok, everyone is welcome!

Read more about the book here!    
    Location: Storytime Room
 
holiday_heart1 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Romance Readers Group: The Lighter Side of Romance Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Hill   978-597-1714   chill@cwmars.org
   

Come and join us for a comfortable hour visiting and chatting about our light-hearted romance stories - both contemporary and historical. Now meeting every other month. This month, we will be discussing [tba]:   Hope to see you there.

 

    Location: Trustee Conference Room
Wednesday December 6, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Books and Discovery Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

    Location: Storytime Room
Friday December 8, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Books and Blocks Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

Join Miss Karen for stories then play with blocks!

Great for building fine motor and pre-literacy skills.

Parents must remain with their children throughout the program.

No registration Required! Ages 3 and under.

    Location: Storytime Room
Saturday December 9, 2017 Go To Top
holiday_wreath 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Holiday Concert - Boston Jazz Voices Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stacy Schuttler   978 597-1714   sschuttler@cwmars.org
    Location: Meeting Hall A&B
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Tuesday December 12, 2017 Go To Top
rec_knitting 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Townsend Public Library Knitters and Crocheters Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stacy Schuttler   978-597-1714   sschuttler@cwmars.org
   

If you have knitting or crochet questions, or just want to spend time creating with others, this is a great group to join!

Hosted by crafters with years of experience who love to share their skills!

This group meets the second Tuesday of each month.

All levels welcome, beginners to experts!

Beginning knitters (Ages 10+): bring a pair of short, size 11, straight needles and a skein of worsted weight yarn.

Beginning crocheters: bring an H hook and a skein of worsted weight yarn.

    Location: Meeting Hall B
Wednesday December 13, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Books and Discovery Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

    Location: Storytime Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Senior Center Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Salisbury   978-597-1710   lindas@townsend.ma.us
   

Meets the second Wednesday of each month at 1:00PM. This month's discussion on "Songs of Willow Frost" by Jamie Ford

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Friday December 15, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Books and Blocks Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

Join Miss Karen for stories then play with blocks!

Great for building fine motor and pre-literacy skills.

Parents must remain with their children throughout the program.

No registration Required! Ages 3 and under.

    Location: Storytime Room
Tuesday December 19, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Homeschool Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Meeting Hall A&B
Wednesday December 20, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Books and Discovery Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

    Location: Storytime Room
 
lib_book_red 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM The Eclectic Book Club will be reading The Lost Book of the Grail Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stacy Schuttler   978-597-1714   sschuttler@cwmars.org
   

This is a book club for people who love to read everything and anything! Each month we will read a unique or quirky book.... Anything goes!

This month's selection will be :

 

The Lost Book of the Grail by Charlie Lovett

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Stop by the library and pick up a copy!

Click here to learn more about the book!    
    Location: Trustee Conference Room
Thursday December 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_magnifying_glass.GIF 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Science Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Karen Savage   978-597-1714   ksavage@cwmars.org
   

Come explore basic science skills with Miss Karen!

Each month we will explore different themes using skills such as prediction, observation and measuring among others.

The registration will open one month prior to each session and registration is required.

Ages 4 to 8

Limit 10 children

 

 

This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Library!

    Location: Storytime Room
 
rec_spinning_wheel.GIF 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Fiber Frenzy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: John King   978-597-5804   johnkimking@verizon.net
   

Fiber Frenzy

Knitting, crochet, spinning, and more...

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Sue Luongo will be there to teach people spindle spinning. She will also making and offering spindles that can be bought from The Friends of the Library for a small materials fee.

John King can teach you to spin on a spinning wheel. The library has one to loan!

ALL AGES!

One and all are welcome to be a part of this diverse group.

Whether you need a place to work, are just starting out or if you need help with something, this is the group for you. 

We meet every 3rd Thursday of the month.

 

    Location: Meeting Hall A
Friday December 22, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Books and Blocks Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

Join Miss Karen for stories then play with blocks!

Great for building fine motor and pre-literacy skills.

Parents must remain with their children throughout the program.

No registration Required! Ages 3 and under.

    Location: Storytime Room
Tuesday December 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none Library Closed Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
Wednesday December 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Squanacook Food Coop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carolyn Sellars     casellars@gmail.com
   

Food delivery and distribution.

    Location: Meeting Hall B
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Friday December 29, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Books and Blocks Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

Join Miss Karen for stories then play with blocks!

Great for building fine motor and pre-literacy skills.

Parents must remain with their children throughout the program.

No registration Required! Ages 3 and under.

    Location: Storytime Room
Tuesday January 2, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none Library Closed Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Homeschool Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Meeting Hall A&B
Wednesday January 3, 2018 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Books and Discovery Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

    Location: Storytime Room
Wednesday January 10, 2018 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Books and Discovery Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

    Location: Storytime Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Senior Center Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Salisbury   978-597-1710   lindas@townsend.ma.us
   

Meets the second Wednesday of each month at 1:00PM. This month's discussion on "Girl in Translation" by Jean Kwok

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Sunday January 14, 2018 Go To Top
ent_note 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM The Vintage Vocal Quartet Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Vintage Vocal Quartet brings to life the sweet harmonies of the big band era!

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If you love vocal harmony and swing music, the Vintage Vocal Quartet has your number!

The group's repertoire is inspired by groups like the Glenn Miller Orchestra's Modernaires, the Nat King Cole Trio, the Delta Rhythm Boys, the Andrews Sisters, and the Tommy Dorsey band's Pied Pipers. Singers who grew from this hothouse of vocal talent include Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Mel Tormé, Connee Boswell, Jo Stafford, and so many more.
 
The four singers of the VVQ also play instruments, so they pack a big sound into a small package.
The members are:
Taylor O'Donnell - voice/piano
David Thorne Scott - voice/bass
Adam Gautille - voice/trumpet
Paul Pampinella - voice/guitar
This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Library, The Friends of the Seniors and The Amanda Dwight Entertainment Fund
 
 
    Location: Meeting Hall A&B
        There are many spaces available.
Tuesday January 16, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Homeschool Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Meeting Hall A&B
Wednesday January 17, 2018 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Books and Discovery Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

    Location: Storytime Room
 
lib_book_red 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM The Eclectic Book Club will be reading Pachinko by Min Jin Lee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stacy Schuttler   978-597-1714   sschuttler@cwmars.org
   

This is a book club for people who love to read everything and anything! Each month we will read a unique or quirky book.... Anything goes!

This month's selection will be :

 

 Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

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Stop by the library and pick up a copy!

Click here to learn more about the book!    
    Location: Trustee Conference Room
Saturday January 20, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Senior Appreciation Dinner Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Hosted by the Friends of the Townsend Seniors

    Location: Meeting Hall A&B
Wednesday January 24, 2018 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Books and Discovery Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

    Location: Storytime Room
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Wednesday January 31, 2018 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Books and Discovery Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

    Location: Storytime Room
Sunday February 4, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Korean Culture Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Meeting Hall A&B
Tuesday February 6, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Homeschool Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Meeting Hall A&B
Wednesday February 7, 2018 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Books and Discovery Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

    Location: Storytime Room
Sunday February 11, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none Cupcake Festival Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978 597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
Wednesday February 14, 2018 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Books and Discovery Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

    Location: Storytime Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Senior Center Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Salisbury   978-597-1710   lindas@townsend.ma.us
   

Meets the second Wednesday of each month at 1:00PM. This month's discussion on "The Other Einstein " by Marie Benedict

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Tuesday February 20, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Homeschool Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Meeting Hall A&B
Wednesday February 21, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book_red 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM The Eclectic Book Club will be reading Loving Day by Mat Johnson Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stacy Schuttler   978-597-1714   sschuttler@cwmars.org
   

This is a book club for people who love to read everything and anything! Each month we will read a unique or quirky book.... Anything goes!

This month's selection will be :

 

 Loving Day by Mat Johnson

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Stop by the library and pick up a copy!

Click here to learn more about the book!    
    Location: Trustee Conference Room
Sunday February 25, 2018 Go To Top
ent_guitar01 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Rubber Soul Concert Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Meeting Hall A&B
Wednesday February 28, 2018 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Books and Discovery Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

    Location: Storytime Room
Saturday March 3, 2018 Go To Top
rec_golfball 4:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Mini Golf at the Library and Senior Center Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stacy Schuttler   978 597-1714   sschuttler@cwmars.org
    Location: Meeting Hall A&B
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Sunday March 4, 2018 Go To Top
rec_golfball 9:00 AM  -  3:00 PM Mini Golf at the Library and Senior Center Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stacy Schuttler   978 597-1714   sschuttler@cwmars.org
    Location: Meeting Hall A&B
Tuesday March 6, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Homeschool Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Meeting Hall A&B
Wednesday March 7, 2018 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Books and Discovery Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

    Location: Storytime Room
Sunday March 11, 2018 Go To Top
nat_flower02 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Japanese Flower Arranging Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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Holly O. Harris has been doing flower arrangements since she was a little girl.  Her formal training began 18 years ago when she started lessons with Ritsuko Chojin in the Kittery Point Ikebana Ikenobo chapter.   She has been a member ever since.   She has participated in Ikebana Ikenobo symposia, shown her arrangements in the Wentworth Coolidge Mansion to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Russian Japanese Peace Accord and several exhibits at the Portsmouth Library.  She was the flower arranger in UNH’s  Murkland Hall  where she exhibited her weekly arrangements for 10 years, 2003-2013.  She has been lecturing, teaching and doing demonstrations of Ikebana throughout New England for the past 10 years.

 

 

 

 

    Location: Meeting Hall A
Wednesday March 14, 2018 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Books and Discovery Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Molly Benevides   978-597-1714   mbenevides@cwmars.org
   

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

    Location: Storytime Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Senior Center Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Salisbury   978-597-1710   lindas@townsend.ma.us
   

Meets the second Wednesday of each month at 1:00PM. This month's discussion on "The Dinner " by Herman Koch

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