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July 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:
Wednesday, July 10 at noon. BBQ with Norfolk Fire Department and Friends Celebrate the start of summer with a BBQ. Enjoy burgers, hotdogs, and sides, with the Norfolk Fire Department doing all the grilling. The Friends are providing the food. Seating is inside. We will also be showing a slideshow with “America the Beautiful” photos (please email your photos to Debbie at [email protected]). Space limited to 40 people. RSVP required by July 5. 
Thursday, July 11 at 11 a.m. Back to the 50s: Dean and Monroe Though they never starred in a film together, James Dean and Marilyn Monroe remain two of Hollywood’s biggest icons of the 1950s. Hear about their struggles as actors, enjoy clips from some of their finest moments in film, learn about their meteoric rises to fame, and their tragic and untimely deaths—experiences that led to their indelible mark on Hollywood and American culture. Presented by film lecturer Frank Mandosa. RSVP required. 
Friday, July 12 at 10 a.m. How to Get E-Books from the Library Norfolk Library Director Sarah Ward will discuss the library system and how to reserve and check out E-Books. Bring your phones, iPads, or laptops too and the Library’s Technology Director David Sok will provide 1-on-1 assistance after the talk. RSVP required. 
Tuesday, July 23 at 6 p.m. Alfred Hitchcock: The Master of Suspense His name is as famous as his legendary films. Hitchcock had a knack for tapping into his audience’s deepest fears, anxieties & phobias. Brilliant yet neurotic, witty yet droll, he was a showman in every sense of the word. Film lecturer Frank Mandosa will discuss Hitchcock’s life and career, show clips from his movies, and share some behind-the-scenes anecdotes. RSVP required.  
Thursday, July 25 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Blueberry Picking at Ward’s Berry Farm Go blueberry picking with the Senior Center at Ward’s Berry Farm, 614 South Main Street, Sharon. Also enjoy a sandwich and smoothie at the outdoor café, visit the pigs, and shop at the farm store and garden center. Cost: $7 for pint box of blueberries. Ride possible from the Center at 10:30 a.m. for first 8 people to RSVP, or you can drive yourself.
Thursday, July 25 at 2 p.m. Common Illnesses for Cats and Dogs This class will go over pets’ various diseases in all life stages. In puppies and kittens, typical internal parasites are covered. For older pets, age-related problems like heart, kidney, & thyroid disease, weight gain, dental disease and more will be discussed. Jen of Stonewall Canine will cover a wide array of topics with an open question and answer format. RSVP required.
Tuesday, July 30 at 5:30 p.m. Return To Wild: Animals, Woods and Hoods Back by popular demand, Susan Siegel 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 their babies. Susan will dispel popular myths about wildlife, leaving participants with newfound knowledge and appreciation to enjoy a peaceful coexistence with the beauty and life that surrounds us. RSVP required.