Upcoming Events

COA Activity

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Saturday Programming 


The Center is open from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Stop in for a Saturday schedule.


Thursday, December 8 - Holiday Breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Join us for a French Toast and Sausage morning treat. Although, no Steve Sweeney this breakfast, simply our chef, Mike LaFrancesca is cooking up his world-famous French Toast. Sign up as space is limited!! 

Sunday, December 11 - Annual Lion's Club Christmas Party at 12 noon at the Center. Join us for the 39th Annual Tri-Club Plus Senior Citizens Christmas Party. Be sure to sign up so we have an accurate count for the caterer and for planning purposes. 

Wednesday, January 4 - Join us for an “After the New Year Chinese Lunch Party” 1-3 p.m. We will celebrate 2023 and have a great time doing it. Good food, Good people and Good music! $6pp. Following lunch, stay and play BINGO and enjoy the added prizes for the New Year 

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MONTHLY AND WEEKLY EVENTS

Selectman Office Hours

Selectmen Peterson holds office hours each month. Simply call 508-359-9190 Friday, December 2 between 9—10 a.m. and Selectman Peterson will meet with you by phone!

Calling All Woodcarvers 


Every Thursday morning at 9 a.m. the woodcarvers meet at the Center to do some carving. Not only does this group exchange ideas about carving projects, they also exchange ideas on anything and everything. It’s carving and it’s social! This group has been meeting since the Pfaff Center days and the group is looking for more members. If you currently carve or have in the past, stop by and get acquainted with the group. If you have never carved, stop in and see what they do. The display case in the lobby this month will feature completed projects by the group. See what a hand carved Santa Claus, golfer, fish, duck and even a clock, looks like. They are beautiful masterpieces that make treasured gifts. The group meets Thursday at 9 a.m.


Fitness Fun on Mondays at 10:00 a.m. 

Try our new exercise program beginning Monday, January 10 at 10:00 a.m. Lourdes Fournier has created a new class that will provide a total body workout utilizing weights, aerobics and stretching. This Monday class can be done standing or seated, so do not hesitate to try it out. Any time your body is moving is a very good thing! Monday is a great day to exercise especially after a weekend that may have been higher in calories or more sedentary than your weekdays! All welcome to attend and class is complimentary the month of January. 

Join us on Tuesday, December 20 at 2:00 p.m. as Home Instead Senior Care will present "Tips for Preventing & Managing Dementia-Related Behaviors." Guest speaker, Ann Mazzola, RN is the Clinical Nurse Educator & Care Manager at Home Instead. This presentation provides practical tips and strategies for family caregivers dealing with difficult behavioral problems and communication difficulties often encountered when caring for a person with Alzheimer's or other dementias. The holidays are right around the corner and you may learn some useful tips to help reduce some stress during this time of year. Please sign up to participate in this very special caregiver meeting. 

Toe Tapping Thursdays 

Spend every Thursday from 2:00—3:00 p.m. at the Center and enjoy music from a variety of artists. The holidays will be a theme throughout the month and so will the music. 

  • December 1– Enjoy the music of Brian Johnson. 
  • December 8 – Experience the many voices of Joey Nune. 
  • December 15 – Dance to the music of the Elderly Brothers. 
  • December 22 - A Christmas show by Tommy Rull Enjoy the music with your friends and celebrate the month with the Center! 

Evergreen Arrangements 

On Wednesday, December 7 join us at 10:45 a.m. for a morning of creativity. Bring in your container and clipped greens to share and like years past we will create a beautiful evergreen arrangement that will last the month on your table, by your front door or give as a gift. The more people attend the bigger the variety of greens will be available if everyone clips a shopping bag full! Sign up to join in! 

December Breakfast 

Let’s start the first full week of December, “the most wonderful time of the year” with a hearty French Toast breakfast on Thursday, December 8 at 8:30 a.m. Mike LaFrancesca returns to delight our pallet and start our day in the right direction! Sign up today! 

How to Make Festive Holiday Soups 

The holiday season is approaching and it's time to start thinking soup. Whether it's for a holiday meal, a get-together with friends, or a quiet night at home, we've got you covered. Learn how to make Butternut Squash and Ginger Soup, Roasted Red and Yellow Bell Pepper Soup, Pumpkin Soup with Lentils, and Beet and Apple Soup with Horseradish Cream. Great for vegetarians! Join us on Monday, December 12 at 3:00 p.m. for samples, recipes, and lots of laughs. This is a presentation provided by Therapy Gardens with some demonstration included. Please be certain to sign up for planning purposes. 

Crafters Corner 

Medfield Public Library Adult Program Coordinator, Bri, will be hosting our Crafters Corner at the Center on Wednesday, December 14 at 10:45 a.m. The project you will be working on is Needle Felted Ornaments. Sign up to shine with this craft as you create an original ornament to gift or add to your collection. Be sure to sign up! 

Gingerbread House Decorating Contest 

On Wednesday, December 21 (the first day of winter) grab a partner and sign up for our second annual Gingerbread House Decorating Contest! Our contest will start at 10:45 a.m. and members of the COA Board will be the judges in determining what team will be the 1st place winners. Last year was a lot of fun and it was great to see how each team created a very different house and landscape. Please bring a bag of decorations (candy) to share. Enjoy the laughs and spirit of the season with this fun activity! 

Celebrate the New Year

After the New Year Celebration What would the New Year be without Chinese food and good friends? The New Year is a time to remember the past year and look forward to the new year ahead. Let’s come together for an celebration and enjoy each others company on Wednesday, January 4 at 1 p.m. followed by our regular BINGO game with extra prizes for the winners! Lunch is $6 and as usual Bingo is $3 for 3 cards and $5 for 6 cards. Let’s have fun! 

JULIET Outing 

Join Roberta for a JULIET Luncheon to One Bistro in Norwood on Thursday, December 15 at 11:15 a.m. Limited to 10 ladies! 

ROMEO Outing

Join Peter on December 16 at 11:30 a.m. for a holiday lunch at the Redwing in Walpole Limited to 12 men!

Bagel and Bread Bonanza (Stop in to shop what is donated!)

Monday after 9:30 a.m. (Shaw’s products) 

Wednesday after 10:30 a.m. Shaw’s, Donut Express, Brother’s and Blue Moon. 

Friday after 11:00 a.m. (Roche Bros-Millis) 

Grab and Go Lunches

Call Mondays to order your HESSCO Grab-N-Go Wednesday Lunch! Wednesdays are a busy day at the Center. Order your Grab N Go meal and enjoy lunch in between the scheduled activities or make plans with a friend to enjoy lunch at the Center!  

Call 508-359-3665 on each Monday before 8:30 a.m. to order a Wednesday lunch. 

  • Dec. 7 — Chicken Salad 
  • Dec. 14 — Turkey and Cheese 
  • Dec 21 — No meals available 
  • Dec. 28 — Ham and Cheese

Low Vision


Low Vision Information


As we age, things change including our vision. Resources are available. Call the Center. 


TRIPS 

Monthly Fox Tour Day Trips - Click Each Link for Details (Flyers available at The Center)

  • TBD

Holiday Shopping Trips 

  • Dec 5-Kohl's and Job Lot
  • Dec 12-Natick Mall 
  • Dec 19-TJ Maxx and Target

BINGO

Every Wednesday at 1:30 pm and Saturday at 12:30 pm

PING PONG

Saturdays at 9:00 a.m.

Table is available at other times - please call to schedule a time to play.

CARDS, CARDS, CARDS!

3-Thirteen - Mondays at 12:00 pm

Pokeno - Mondays at 1:30 pm

Hanna Adams Bridge - Mondays at 7:00pm

Duplicate Bridge - Tuesdays at 12:00 pm

SCAT - Wednesdays at 10:00 am

Whist - Wednesdays at 11:00 pm,

Cribbage - Wednesday's at 12:00 pm

Canasta - Thursday's at 11:30 pm

Poker - Thursdays at 12:30 pm

Other Games and Groups

Quilting - Mondays at 9:30 am

Fit to Knit - Wednesdays at 2:00 pm

Woodcarving - Thursdays at 9:00 am

Bowling-Thursdays at 1:00 p.m.

Coffee and Conversation - Fridays at 10:00 am