Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Edwards Twins make a return visit to the Tewksbury Senior Center.
The Silvertones Band will hold its monthly dance this Friday, October 16th, from 7:00 to 10:00 PM. Tickets are available at the door at $10 per person. Why not come on down and enjoy an evening of dancing or just sit and enjoy the music. Those attending the Edwards Twins event this Sunday at the Senior Center are reminded that the buffet luncheon will begin at 12:00 noon. The Senior Center doors will open at 11:15 AM. This event has been a sell-out. However, a waiting list has been compiled. If there are any cancellations we will contact those on the list. The Red Hat Carnation Belles will hold their Halloween Party next Wednesday, October 24th. The cut-off date to obtain tickets will be this Friday. Tickets are $15 per person. The evening…
Thursday, September 6, 2012
Openings still available for the Friends of the Seniors Golf Tournament.
A new exercise program will begin this Friday, September 7th. The class will be called “Tune Up -Get Down” and will concentrate on upper body weights and moving to music with lots of fun. This introductory class will be free this first week. The class will be held every Friday mornings from 9:00 to 9:45 AM. The following trips and events are taking place in September: On Sunday, October 21st – The fantastic Edwards Twins Celebrity Impersonator Show back by popular demand. Tickets are now on sale at $55 per person and include a buffet luncheon. A pleasant week is wished to all. God Bless America.
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
September is filled with Senior Center trips and events.
Next Monday, September 4th, the Upscale Consignment Boutique will hold its “Intake of Items” day from 3:00 to 7:00 PM. Please note that the boutique is no longer taking summer clothing. Fall clothing is now being accepted. Those people traveling to Foxwood next Wednesday, September 5th are reminded that the bus shall depart from the Senior Center at 7:00 AM sharp. Tickets for the next Foxwood trip of October 9th will go on sale Tuesday, September 11th at 8:15 AM. Seniors should note that due to the State Primary of next Thursday, September 6th, all activities at the Senior Center will be canceled for the day. The only exception is the hot lunch program which will be served in the cafe area. The Senior Center is the location site for …
Thursday, August 16, 2012
Things are plenty hot at the Tewksbury Senior Center this summer.
Those people traveling to Hampton Beach on Wednesday, August 22nd are reminded that the bus shall depart from the Senior Center parking lot at 3:00 PM. Dr. Smith's Podiatry Clinic of Thursday, August 23rd is now full. A waiting list is compiled. Those registered are reminded to check their appointment time. It is suggested to come in 10 minutes before your scheduled time. An activities meeting will be held on Friday, August 24th at 12:00 noon. Those volunteering for the Golf Tournament on September 10th are asked to attend this meeting. All others are also welcome. The following trips and events are taking place in August and September and, tickets are now available: (Please note that all trips are contingent on enough people signing-up.) …
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
A pair of octogenarians, including an 83-year-old great-grandmother, took to the air this weekend at a wild family reunion.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Bill Gilman
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Age really is just a number. When the Nagle family constructed a backyard zipline for a family reunion, they were thinking it would be a fun activity for the younger members of the clan. Little did they know that the family matriarch would take to the air. 83-year-old great-grandmother Betty M. Nagle and 82-year-old Theresa (Nagle) Garrity both bravely climbed the platform and took their turns sailing across the backyard. Video of the event was provided by Forest Nagle, Betty's great-grandson.
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Several trips for seniors are planned for the coming weeks.
The Senior Center is now open Monday through Friday from 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM. Hot lunches will be served each weekday. Seniors are reminded that lunch reservations must be made two days in advance. A $2 donation is suggested. For more information on the hot lunch program one may call Shirley Lambert, Site Coordinator, at 978-851-5121. Menus are available at the Senior Center front desk and from the kitchen crew. Tickets for the Foxwood day trip of August 9th will go on sale next Monday, July16th at 8:15 AM. Departure time for next Monday, July 16th, Hyannis Harbor Cruise day trip is 8:00 AM. The agenda for the day is a stop off at the Hyannis Christmas Tree Shop followed by lunch and then a harbor cruise. The MS Support Group will meet next…
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Dance is scheduled for Monday, June 25.
DJ Jon Mansfield will be back for an afternoon dance next Monday, June 25th at 12:30 PM. Those people traveling to Hampton Beach next Wednesday afternoon are reminded that the bus shall depart from the Senior Center at 3:00 PM. It is expected that the arrival back to Tewksbury will be around 10:00 PM. The Men's group will meet next Thursday, June 28th from 9:00 to 11:00 AM at the Senior Center. This group meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month to discuss retirement, current events, the good old days and much more. Why not come on down and give it a try. The Upscale Consignment Boutique will hold its “Intake of Items” Day on Monday, July 2nd from 3:00 to 7:00 PM. New consignors are always welcome. The Senior Center will be closed …
Thursday, May 31, 2012
Senior Citizens will be eligible for a big savings on their property tax bill.
Question: How does the new Senior Volunteer Tax Abatement work and how much money can we save? Answer: At the recent Annual Town Meeting, Tewksbury voters approved $25,000 for the establishment a fund that will allow senior citizens to save several hundred dollars a year on their property tax bill. To participate in the program, a Tewksbury Senior Citizen would need volunteer time working for the town. According to Town Manager Richard Montuori, volunteer opportunities will be available in every town department, including the schools. Seniors will have the chance to choose the job they want on as first come, first served basis. "We’ll send something out the departments and get a list of their needs, job descriptions," said Montuori. "…
Thursday, May 17, 2012
Several summer trips are scheduled for seniors.
The Silver Tones will hold a dance at the Senior Center this Friday, May 18th. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased at the door. Why not come on down and enjoy some great music. On Saturday, May 19th, the Historical Society will present “Henry David Thoreau Visits”. Tickets are $9 at the door and the play begins at 7:00 PM. This event is being supported, in part, by the Massachusetts & Tewksbury Cultural Council. The public is welcomed. Two new support groups will begin this month at the Senior Center. The first is a MS Support Group which will be held on the third Monday of each month. The first meeting will be held on Monday, May 21st. It will be held from 10:00 AM to Noon; and, all are welcome. The second is a Men's Group which will be …
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Seniors are planning several spring trips.
This Saturday, May 12th, Rick Larrimore will be appearing at the Tewksbury Senior Center performing his “Tribute to Rod Stewart”. As an added feature Lee Lewis and the Doo Wop Allstars will also be on hand for even more entertainment. You won't want to miss this musically energized evening of show and dancing. Tickets are $20 per person and may be obtained at the door. The doors open at 7:15 and show time is 8:00 PM. Ticket sales for the Mohegan Sun day trip of June 5th go on sale next Monday, May 14th at 8:15 AM. A Parade Activities meeting has been scheduled for next Tuesday, May 15th, at 3:00 PM. Those planning to participate in the Senior Citizen Floats are asked to attend this meeting. If one is participating and needs a shirt, please…