June Program Highlights at the Norfolk Senior Center
The Norfolk Senior Center building is closed until further notice, but programs are being held at alternate locations as listed below. The staff is working at Norfolk Town Hall and is available by phone Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 508-528-4430.
Pre-registration is required for these events. RSVP to 508-528-4430.
Tuesday, June 6 at 1 p.m. at the Norfolk Grange, 28 Rockwood Rd. Making Fleece Pouches for Baby Animals Learn how to make fleece pouches for Return2Wild, Norfolk’s Wildlife Rehabilitator. Soft fleece pouches make the warmest and coziest beds for the tiny babies at Return2Wild Wildlife Rehab in Norfolk. They’re used for baby squirrels, bunnies, and opossums. If you would like to donate your time, talent, and materials for these simple, yet very needed items, please join us to learn the specifications for this project. And if you have a wildlife question, bring that too!
Wednesday, June 7 at 3 p.m. at the Norfolk Grange A Panoramic Tour of Rome This virtual walking tour will show the highlights of the city, from the Piazza del Campo to the Duomo and beyond. We will talk history, curiosities, celebrities, gastronomy and so much more!
Thursday, June 8 at 1 p.m. at Norfolk Library Community Room, 2 Liberty Lane Book Reading by Andrew Noone, author of “Bathsheba Spooner, A Revolutionary Murder Conspiracy.” The book details the most sensational crime of the Revolution. The title character, when five months pregnant, was hanged (despite protests to Boston) alongside her three British and American accomplices. Spooner, John Adams’ second cousin, was the first woman executed in the new U.S., the instigator behind the nation’s premier capital case. Followed by Q&A with the author.
Friday, June 9 from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Norfolk Grange Knock on Wood, Acoustic Folk-Rock Duo Knock on Wood is a high-energy acoustic folk-rock duo, featuring singer-songwriter Howie Newman on guitar, lead vocals and harmonica. This program is supported in part by a grant from the Norfolk Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.
Tuesday, June 13 at 1 p.m. at the Norfolk Grange The National Game, A Brief History of Baseball, 1840-1920 Presented by “Artifactual Scholar” Paolo DiGregorio. Many of us are familiar with great players, records, and games of the sport. Yet, the early history of baseball is often ignored or shrouded in myth. This talk will explore the origins of baseball and how the game became our national pastime.
Wednesday, June 14 at 1 p.m. at the Norfolk Grange Vintage Car Slideshow Social Take a ride down memory lane with John from Orphan Car Garage. John will highlight some of the most notorious vehicles of the past.
Thursday, June 15 at 10:30 a.m. at Norfolk Town Hall Drums Alive with Kelly This high energy class combines movement and music with the power of drumming. Classes can be done seated or standing and can use a variety of different equipment based on the needs of the class or individual. Norfolk residents get priority until 6/5.
Thursday, June 22 at 1 p.m. at the Norfolk Grange Classic Movie: Stagecoach The 1939 American Western film is directed by John Ford and stars John Wayne in his breakthrough role.