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June 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:
Thursday, June 6 at 1 p.m. Scams with Norfolk Police Detectives Scams cost us billions of dollars. Learn about telephone, internet, and solicitor scams from Norfolk Police Detectives so you can spot common scams and keep your money secure. RSVP required.  
Friday, June 7 at 1:30 p.m. iPad Art for Beginners With Kevin of KevTech, we cover the basics of creating art in the Procreate app, the most popular app for making art on the iPad. Learn various features in Procreate like colors, brushes, layers, and more. The class includes an activity in which a piece of unique artwork is created. Apple Pencil recommended. Limited to 15 people. 12 iPads available at the Center. RSVP required. 
Tuesday, June 11 at 1 p.m. Farm Girl on The Front Line: Deborah Sampson’s Secret! Discover the secrets and strategies of the young woman who hoodwinked the Continental Army with her principled deception. Learn the story of this patriot, living a life of deprivation yet prevailing as the only woman to serve as a soldier in the Continental Army without detection. Deborah describes her deception strategies, victories, & failures, plus colonial constraints imposed on females and her “firsts” for women. Performed by Janet Parnes of “Historical Portrayals by Lady J. Millis” (who performed Frances Perkins in April) and made possible by the Norfolk Cultural Grant. RSVP required.
Monday, June 10 at 2 p.m. Discovering Music in Spotify With Kevin of KevTech, we will learn about the Spotify app and use it to explore music from artists we love, build playlists of songs and albums, and listen to audio books and podcasts. Limited to 15 people. You can borrow an iPad from the Center. RSVP required. 
Tuesday, June 11 at 5 p.m. Father’s Day Dinner In celebration of Father’s Day and the first Tuesday when we’re open late, we will be having a Father’s Day dinner. Pulled pork, chicken salad, pasta salad, potato salad, tossed salad, rolls, watermelon, and beverages will be served. Space limited to 40 people. RSVP required by June 4th. 
Thursday, June 13 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fly-Casting with LL Bean This 3-hour comprehensive course teaches all the basics of fly-casting. The LL Bean instructor will teach three basic casts, how to strip and shoot line, as well as how to tie basic fishing knots. Limited to 6 people. Cost: $20. RSVP required. Full payment due at reservation. No refunds.
Thursday, June 13 at 2 p.m. Flag Day Celebration Veteran Robert Yeager will discuss the history of the flag, decorum of presenting the flag, and misconceptions. RSVP required. 
Thursday, June 13 at 2 p.m. Veteran’s Group Meeting After the Flag Day celebration, there will be a Veteran’s Meeting led by veteran Jim Schweitzer. RSVP required. 
Monday, June 17 at 10 a.m. Instacart, Uber & Venmo With Kevin of KevTech, we’ll explore 3 apps: Instacart, Uber, and Venmo. These apps are used for ordering groceries to be delivered, getting rides from one place to another, and making transfers from your bank or card to friends and family. Limited to 15 people. You can borrow an iPad from the Center. RSVP required. 
Thursday, June 20 from 2 to 4 p.m. Collectibles Appraisal Community collectibles appraisal event by Rick Keller of Perfect Pastime 617. Gather your Pokémon/sports cards/memorabilia, coins, video games/consoles, comics, broken & fine jewelry, sterling   silver, etc. to see if you have treasure or trash! Register at the Center. Limited to 12 people. Also, please email pictures of the item(s) you plan to bring for appraisal to Rick ahead of time: [email protected]. (The Senior Center can help you send this email.)
Friday, June 28 at 11 a.m. Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary Trip This will be a leisurely group walk of the boardwalks and paths at Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary, 108 North St, Norfolk. We will look at the vegetation and wildlife. Bring your camera or art pad if you like. The COA van will leave the Senior Center at 10:45 a.m. or you can drive yourself. RSVP required.