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Events For Seniors

All events take place at a community’s senior center unless otherwise noted.

Amherst

ONGOING ACTIVITIES: Mondays: 8:30, function well, osteo exercise; 9:30, drawing; 11, gentle fitness; 12:30 arthritis exercise, bridge; 1, Mexican train; 1:30, health services; 3-4, tai chi; Tuesdays: 8:30, function well; 9-4, massage; 9:30, blood pressure clinic, yoga; 10:45, line dancing; 12:30, mah jongg; 1, Scrabble, cosmology; 1-2, Folk dancing; 2:30, osteo exercise; 4-5:15, level 1 yoga mat; Wednesdays: 8:30, osteo exercise; 9-12, acupuncture; 11, gentle fitness; 12, bridge; 12:30, arthritis exercise; 4-5:15, level 1 yoga mat; Thursdays: 8:30, function well exercise; 9, painting; 9:30, yoga; 12, acupuncture; 1:30, health services; 2-4, New Options; 2:30, osteo exercise; Fridays: 9, craft club, cribbage; 9:45, ballroom dancing; 11, gentle fitness; 1, Mexican Train

ACTIVITIES THIS WEEK: Oct. 15: 10-11:30, Telling you life story; 12:30-1:30, Memory Talk Seminar; 1-2, Walk-in Flu Clinic; 1-4, SHINE appointments; 2, beginning bridge; Oct. 16: 11, senior travel club; Oct. 17: 9-11, The Traveling Tooth Fairy; 9:30, free bread program; 10, Fall Prevention series; 10-11:30, Artist’s Way; 10-11:30, Shakespeare; 12:30, boxes of food; 1-3, hearing aid repair; Oct. 18: 10:30-11:30, Name That Tune; 1-3, Gustav Mahler; 1:30-3:30, Memoir writing; Oct. 19: 9:40-12:40, foot care and ear irrigation; 10-12, memory screening

Belchertown

ACTIVITIES THIS WEEK: Oct. 15: 8:15, blood sugar check; 1, TRIAD/SALT meeting; Oct. 16: 10, computers; Oct. 17: 10:30, book club; Oct. 18: 9 and 10, computers; 10:30, Veteran’s agent

Easthampton

ONGOING ACTIVITIES: Mondays: 1:30, mah jongg; 8 a.m.-4 p.m., fitness center; Tuesdays: 1-3, bingo; 6-8, ballroom dancing; 8 a.m.-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m., fitness center; Wednesdays: 9:30 and 1, van to Big Y; 10:30, osteo class; 8 a.m.-4 p.m., fitness center; Thursdays: 11-1, Friend’s Cafe; 12:30, movie; 5:30, Fit n’ Firm exercise; 6:45, tai chi; 8 a.m.-8 p.m., fitness center; Fridays: 9, tai chi; 10 a.m., van to Big E’s Supermarket; 1, quilting

Goshen

ONGOING ACTIVITIES: Second Tuesday every month: noon, Senior Luncheon. For information, call Rose at 268-9444.

Granby

ACTIVITIES THIS WEEK: Oct. 15: 7 p.m., FOGE meeting, Safety Complex; Oct. 17: 9:15, COA Board meeting; Oct. 18: SHINE Counselor by appointment

Hadley

ONGOING ACTIVITIES: Mondays: 9:30 cardio exercise; 10, writing workshop; 1:30, tai chi; Tuesdays: 9:30, osteo exercise; 12:30, games; Wednesdays: 8-12, nurse hours; 9:15, yoga; 9:30, cardio exercise; Thursdays: 9:30, osteo exercise; 10, shopping; 12:30, Mexican train dominos, mah jongg; Fridays: 10, Movement and Sculpt; 1-2, Strength in Numbers

ACTIVITIES THIS WEEK: Oct. 15: SHINE by appointment; Medicare open enrollment; Oct. 16: Footcare by appointment; Oct. 17: 10, brown bag; 12:30, Spanish class

Hatfield

ONGOING ACTIVITIES: Tuesdays: 10:45-11:45, tai chi; 12:45, van to Big Y or Stop & Shop; Wednesdays: 1-3, bingo; Fridays: 12:45, van to Big Y or Stop & Shop

Northampton

ONGOING ACTIVITIES: Mondays: 9:30, low-impact exercise; 10, creative writing; 10:30, low-impact exercise; 11, computer tutor; 12:30, bowling at Canal Lanes; 1, needle workshop; Tuesdays: 9:30, Cup of Conversation; 12, scat/Michigan rummy; 1, duplicate bridge; 1:30, Stretching and Strengthening; 6, SHINE appointments; Wednesdays: 9:30 & 10:30, low-impact exercise; 12:30, bowling at Canal Lanes; 1, cribbage; 1:30, Scrabble; Thursdays: 10, gentle chair yoga; 10, The Wisdom Project; 12:30, beginner tap; 1, ping pong; 1:30, intermediate tap; 1:30, bingo; 1:30, mah jongg; 2:30, computer lab with tutor; Fridays: 8:20, dynamic fitness; 9:30 & 10:30, low-impact exercise; 12:30, bowling; 1, senior gay men drop-in; 1, SHINE appointments; 1:30, Stretching and Strengthening; 1:30, contract bridge; 2:45, yoga

ACTIVITIES THIS WEEK: Oct. 15: 91, Massage and Bodyworks Clinic; 1:30, Pumpkin Painting; 1:30, movie matinee; Oct. 16: 9, walking group; 12:30, sewing workshop; 1, Tuesday movie “Big Miracle”; 6, SHINE appointments; Oct. 17: 9:30, foot care clinic; 10, Skype Workshop; Oct. 18: 9, walking group; 10, brown bag; 1, TRIAD; 2, Veteran’s services; Oct. 19: 9, intro to computers; 1, intermediate computers

Southampton

ONGOING ACTIVITIES: Mondays: 10, Comfort Doll knitting; 1, Board games; Tuesdays: 9, osteo exercise; Wednesdays: 10, mah jongg; 1, bingo; Thursdays: 10, computer class; 10, crafts; 1, Wii games

South County

(Deerfield, Sunderland, Whately)

ACTIVITIES THIS WEEK: Oct. 15: 12:30, movie; Oct. 17: 11, All about assisted living; 2, powerful tools

South Hadley

ACTIVITIES THIS WEEK: Oct. 15: 10, music appreciation; Oct. 16: 9-12, SHINE by appointment 10, low vision support; 2, Get Going; Oct. 17: 1, Choralites; 1, Senior Poetry; Oct. 18: 10, Alzheimer’s Support Group; Oct. 19: 11:30, Rep. John Scibak

Williamsburg

ONGOING ACTIVITIES: Mondays: 9:30-10:30, line dancing; 11-1, veterans agent; Tuesdays: 9, quilting; 9:30-10:30, cooking class; 10:30, osteo exercise at Nash Hill Place; 5:45-6:45, folk dancing; Tuesdays, Thursdays: 9:30-10:30, easy exercise at the town office building; Wednesdays: 9:30-10:30, tai chi, 296-8407 to register; 10:30-11:30, osteo exercise, town offices; Thursdays: 9:30-11, tai chi, town offices; 10-12, writing group, Meekins Library; 12:30, cards

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