May Program Highlights at the Norfolk Senior CenterMay 01, 2022 04:21PM ● By Chuck Tashjian
Pre-registration is required for all events. RSVP to 508-528-4430 or register at the Norfolk Senior Center, 28 Medway Branch Road, Norfolk.
Friday, May 13 at 2 p.m. Myths & Miracles of Victorian Medicine Presented by Historical Portrayals by Lady J. Advancements and misconceptions that earmark 19th-century healthcare. Topics include “cures” and the rash of discoveries that moved medical care forward, as the 19th century gave way to the 20th century.
Tuesday, May 17 at 1 p.m. Jordan Marsh: New England’s Largest Store Presented by Anthony Sammarco, known as “The Balzac of Boston History.” Anthony will present his illustrated lecture on the history of Jordan Marsh. Jordan Marsh opened its first store in 1851 on Milk Street in Boston, selling assorted dry goods. By the 1970s it had become a regional New England icon and the largest department store chain in the nation.
Thursday, May 19 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Shredding Event Norfolk District Attorney Michael W. Morrissey is sponsoring a secure document shredding event in the parking lot of the Norfolk Senior Center. Dispose of sensitive papers in a secure and safe way. The documents will be shredded on site while you watch on a large screen TV.
Tuesday, May 24 at 1 p.m. Following the Trail of Shared Matches Presented by Seema Kenney, President, MA Society of Genealogists, Inc. DNA test results can be overwhelming. The case study will show how Seema used the shared matches within her DNA test results to narrow in on her maternal grandfather and fill in many holes in her family tree. This presentation is suitable for beginning and intermediate level researchers and is one hour in length. Includes handouts and a Q & A section.
Wed. May 25 at 1 p.m. Cannabis Presentation Cannabis, Pot, Weed, MaryJane, Marijuana, CBD. It goes by many names and with many new recreational dispensaries opening in Massachusetts, there are many misunderstandings regarding this plant. Enter NurseMark - NurseMark is a registered nurse who specializes in cannabis. Join us for this very intriguing program and get all of your questions answered regarding marijuana and CBD.