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September Program Highlights at Norfolk Senior Center

RSVP to 508-528-4430 or register at the Norfolk Senior Center, 28 Medway Branch Road, Norfolk.

Tuesday, September 5 at 10 a.m. Back to Basics on iPhone and iPad Learn about iPhone hardware (buttons, ports, cameras, and speakers), navigation (how to use touchscreens and find important information), and communication (messaging and calling) with Kevin from KevTech Services. RSVP required. 

Thursday, September 7 at 1 p.m. Mary Kay Fall Skincare Refresher Come join us for a 1-hour skincare experience that will renew your skin after all the summer stressors, like dust, pollen, sunscreen, salt water, sweat, and UV rays. Just bring yourself and be ready for a refreshing time with friends. RSVP appreciated.

Tuesday, September 12 at 10:30 a.m. Powerful Tools for Caregivers Information Session Via Zoom Please join an information session to learn more about a 6-week virtual class series (starting October 3) on reducing caregiver stress, improving self-confidence in caregiving, managing time and problem solving, and more caregiver tools. RSVP or email Karen at [email protected].

Wednesday, September 13 at 1 p.m. Stroke Awareness Program Recognize the signs and symptoms, know the facts, and act against stroke risk factors. Join Lindsay Ricard, Occupational Therapist at Encompass Health, and Vita Cepkauskas, Clinical Liaison at Encompass Braintree Rehab Hospital for this stroke awareness program. RSVP appreciated. 

Thursday, September 14 at 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sky Buffet Lunch Join us for lunch at Sky Buffet in Milford. Enjoy unlimited portions of Asian and American food favorites. There is something for everyone! The COA van will leave the Senior Center at 11:30 a.m. or you can drive yourself. Please RSVP so we can reserve tables.

Monday, September 18 at 10 a.m. Diamond Art Holiday Demonstration It is hard to believe the holidays are approaching. Come learn about diamond art and see holiday ideas and gifts you can make.

Tuesday, September 19 at 1 p.m. Climate Change: Simple Serious Solvable Harvey Leonard, WCVB-TV Channel 5’s chief meteorologist emeritus, will be discussing the important difference between weather and climate. He will explain how climate change is simple, but real, and why it is serious. He will also discuss how to mitigate or solve some of the problems caused by climate change. RSVP required.

 Tuesday, September 19 at 2 p.m. “All Booked Up” Book Club The Norfolk Senior Center and Norfolk Public Library host a monthly book group facilitated by Library Director Sarah Ward. We will be discussing “The Bookshop on the Corner” by Jenny Colgan this month at the Senior Center. RSVP appreciated.

Tuesday, September 26 at 10 a.m. Be Red Cross Ready! The American Red Cross will provide a 45-minute presentation with lifesaving preparedness tips for home fires and other natural disasters. A Disaster Program Specialist will give tips and tools for you and your household to Be Red Cross Ready in the event of an emergency. RSVP appreciated.

Wednesday, September 27 at 10 a.m. DPW Meet and Greet Meet Norfolk Department of Public Works Director Blair Crane. DPW provides many services, including snow and ice removal, stormwater drainage, water supply and distribution, wastewater collection and pumping, vehicle fleet maintenance, tree removal and planting, road maintenance and improvement, public property maintenance, and operation of the transfer station for refuse and recycling. Come ask your questions. Donuts and coffee will be served. RSVP appreciated.

Thursday, September 28 at 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Briggs Nursery Come walk around Briggs Nursery Garden Center and store. See the beautiful plants and shrubbery. Enjoy lunch at the café. Please RSVP to reserve a space on the COA van.

Friday, September 29 at 10 a.m. to noon. Coffee Tasting To celebrate National Coffee Day, we will be tasting coffee with different add-ins and flavored creamers. RSVP appreciated.