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October Program Highlights at the Norfolk Senior Center

Pre-registration is required for these events. RSVP to 508-528-4430 or register at the Norfolk Senior Center, 28 Medway Branch Road, Norfolk.

Tuesday, October 11 Flu Clinic will be held for Norfolk residents from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for seniors 65 and older and from 2 to 5 p.m. for under 65. Registration link will be online on the town’s website ( or call 508-528-4430 for assistance.

 Friday, October 14 at 1 p.m. Nature in your Neighborhood Presented by Lara Kazo, Naturalist, Mass Audubon’s Metro South Region. Enjoy an illustrated one-hour presentation, with the opportunity to ask questions. Learn how to find and attract animals to your yard, identify plants and animals around your neighborhood, and learn about the challenges that face wildlife in urban spaces. Followed at 2:15 p.m. by a Guided Walk at Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary, 108 North Street, Norfolk. Lara will meet us at Stony Brook for a guided walk at 2:15 p.m. Please note: the walking surface at Stony Brook may be uneven. This program is free to participants, and is funded, in part, by a grant from the Norfolk Cultural Council, a local agency supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

Tuesday, October 18 at 1 p.m. A History of Howard Johnson’s Boston historian and author Anthony M. Sammarco will recount how Howard Johnson introduced 28 flavors of ice cream, the “Tendersweet” clam strips, grilled hotdogs, and a menu of foods that families eagerly enjoyed when they traveled. If you remember the orange-roofed Howard Johnson’s empire that stretched along roadways from coast to coast, you will love this nostalgic and historical presentation. 

 Tuesday, October 25 at 1 p.m. Halloween Music by the Elderly Brothers Costumes Encouraged! Spooky songs include Witchcraft, Alley Cat, The Adams Family, Black Magic Woman, Bewitched, and Monster Mash. Light refreshments served.