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March Program Highlights at the Norfolk Senior Center

RSVP to 508-528-4430 or register for programs in person at the Norfolk Senior Center, 28 Medway Branch Road. For a full list of activities, visit the Senior Center page on the town’s website:

Monday, March 5 at 10 a.m. Pet CPR & First Aid Class This class will cover how to build a basic first aid kit and how to deal with minor emergencies with your pets. From simple cuts to how to address choking, Jen of Stonewall Canine will cover a wide array of topics with an open question and answer format. RSVP required.

Tuesday, March 6 at 1 p.m. Tax Questions & Answers Tax topics can be puzzling and tax return preparation   stressful. Local tax professional, Eugene Nayyer, will help demystify the tax world and alleviate stress you may experience preparing your tax returns. Ask Eugene any tax questions that are on your mind. RSVP required.

Thursday, March 7 at 1 p.m. Return to the Wild–Animals, Woods & Hoods Back by popular demand, Susan of Return2Wild will discuss the wild animals living in our community and the role of wildlife rehabilitation. Learn about different species of mammals, reptiles, birds, and more. RSVP required.

Tuesday, March 12 at 11 a.m. Gerry’s Place Restaurant Lunch prepared by Culinary Arts students at Tri-County Regional Vocational Tech High School in Franklin. Please check back for the Menu Choices. Cost: $11.95 (pre-pay at the Center). RSVP by March 5. Ride possible from the Senior Center at 10:30 a.m.

Wednesday, March 13 at 10 a.m. Bagels with the Select Board Norfolk Select Board Member Kevin Kalkut will be here to answer questions and address concerns. RSVP required.

Wednesday, March 13 at 1 p.m. St. Patrick’s Day Celebration St. Patrick’s Day celebration will feature energetic piano playing and vocals by Patrick Durkin. Holiday-themed cookies and ice cream will be served. Free, and everyone is welcome. (Friends Lunch will be held at noon: chicken salad on a soft roll plus chips. Lunch cost: $2 members $5 non-members.) RSVP required for both.

Thursday, March 14 at noon. St. Patrick’s Day Lunch/Grab and Go Join us for St. Patrick’s Day sandwiches of corned beef and swiss on rye bread, chips, coleslaw, and dessert. Irish background music will be played. Grab and Go available. RSVP by March 4. Cost: $2.

Thursday, March 14 at noon. Pie Tasting In celebration of Pi Day (3.14), we will be tasting slices of different kinds of pies. RSVP by March 4. 

Thursday, March 21 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Flower Show Trip Travel to the “Festivals Around the World: Gardens in Celebration” flower show at the Attleboro Arts Museum. Explore the flower show and art exhibits and listen to Andy Solberg on the acoustic guitar. Sandwiches, salads, and pastries are available in the pop-up café. We will leave the Center at 10 a.m. and be at the museum from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wheelchair accessible. RSVP by March 14 and pay $3 for admission. A ride from the Center is possible for first 8 people who request transport. 

Tuesday, March 26 from 1 to 3 p.m. The Roaring Twenties: The Age of Jazz and Prohibition Following World War I, the US experienced economic prosperity and cultural creativity. From the jazz clubs of Harlem to the speakeasies of Chicago, America in the 1920s was pulsing with youthful energy and vitality. Yet, the period also gave rise to vast criminal enterprises and exposed the economic divisions in the country. Paolo Di Gregorio of Artifactual Scholars will examine the color and chaos of the Roaring 20s. RSVP required.