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Events For Seniors

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

Note: All Senior Centers are closed on Nov. 22 and 23 for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Amherst

ACTIVITIES THIS WEEK: Mon.-Fri.: 11:45, lunch; Nov. 19: 8:30, function well, osteo exercise; 9:30, drawing; 11, gentle fitness; 12:30 arthritis exercise, bridge; 1, Mexican train; 1-4, SHINE appointments; 1:30, Eating and Healthy Weight; 1:30, health services; 3-4, tai chi; Nov. 20: 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; Nov. 21: 8:30, osteo exercise; 9:30; free bread program; 10-11:30, Artist’s Way; 10-12, PVTA ID cards; 11, gentle fitness; 12, bridge; 12:30, boxes of food; 12:30, arthritis exercise; 1-3, hearing aid repair; 2-4, New Options; Nov. 22: 2, Thanksgiving Dinner

Belchertown

ACTIVITIES THIS WEEK: Mon.-Fri.: 11:45, lunch, reservation required, $2; Nov. 19: 10, osteo exercise; 10:30, Nurse Amador; 11:30, bridge; 11:45, yoga; 12:30 Wii bowling; 12:30, hand and foot; 1, TRIAD/SALT Council; 2, flex and tone; Nov. 20: 9, crafts; 9:30, pitch; 10, computers, osteo exercise; 12:30, bingo; Nov. 21: 9, quilting; 9:30, flex and tone; 10, Eddie C., bridge; 10:30, osteo exercise; 12:30, movie;

Easthampton

ACTIVITIES THIS WEEK: Nov. 19: 9, Friend’s meeting; 9, tai chi class; 9:30, Active Adults Hike; 8 a.m.-4 p.m., fitness center; Nov. 20: 10, Board meeting; 1-3, bingo; 1, documentary, “A Flea Market”; 6-8, ballroom dancing; 8 a.m.-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m., fitness center; Nov. 21: 9:30 and 1, van to Big Y; 10:30, osteo class; 1-4, travel club; 8 a.m.-4 p.m., fitness center

Hadley

ACTIVITIES THIS WEEK: Nov. 19: SHINE appointments; 10, writing workshop; 1:30, tai chi; Nov. 20: 9:30, osteo exercise; 12:30, games; Nov. 21: 8-12, nurse hours; 9:15, yoga; closing at 1 today

Hatfield

ACTIVITIES THIS WEEK: Nov. 20: 10:45-11:45, tai chi; 12:45, van to Big Y or Stop & Shop; Nov. 21: 1-3, bingo

Northampton

ACTIVITIES THIS WEEK: Nov. 19: 8:20, dynamic fitness dvd; 9:30, low-impact exercise; 10, creative writing; 10:30, low-impact exercise; 11, computer tutor; 12:15, Massage and Bodyworks clinic; 12:30, bowling at Canal Lanes; 1, needle workshop; 1:30, movie matinee; 2, Talk the Tic with Dr. Drury; Nov. 20: 9, walking group, intro to computers; 9:30, Cup of Conversation; 12, scat/Michigan rummy; 12:30, sewing workshop; 1, duplicate bridge, intermediate computers; 5, COmmittee on Disabilities; Nov. 21: Closong at noon; 8:20, dynamic fitness dvd; 9, intro to computers; 9:30 & 10:30, low-impact exercise

Southampton

ACTIVITIES THIS WEEK: Nov. 19: 10, Comfort Doll knitting; 1, Board games; Nov. 20: 9, osteo exercise; Nov. 21: 10, mah jongg; 1, bingo

South Hadley

ACTIVITIES THIS WEEK: Mon. - Fri.: 11:45-12:15, lunch. Nov. 19: 9:30, foot nurse by appointment; 10, music appreciation; 1, poker, pinochle, canasta, mah jongg; Nov. 20: 9-12, SHINE by appointment; 10, brown bag; 10, Lo Vision Support group; 1, bingo, needlecraft; Nov. 21: 8, HIP; 10, travel club; 1, mah jongg, pitch; 1, senior poetry

Williamsburg

ACTIVITIES THIS WEEK: Nov. 19: 9:30-10:30, line dancing; 11-1, veterans agent; 12:30-2:30, cooking class; Nov. 20: 9-1:30, puzzles; 11:30, congregate meals; Nov. 21: 9:30-10:30, osteo exercise; 11:30, congregate meals

Briefs

TURKEY DAY DINNER

— The Amherst Senior Center will serve a Thanksgiving dinner at 2 p.m. on Thanksgiving day. The dinner is primarily for people who are 55 years and older, and who are alone or unable to prepare their own meal. Home deliveres for shut-ins may be arranged. For information or to sign up for dinner, call Nancy Pagano at 259-3114.

MASSAGE APPOINTMENTS

— Hands on Elders has appointment times available at the Senior Center on Monday for one-hour massages. The cost is $20 and is open to Northampton seniors and caregivers. Sign up at the reception desk. For information, call 587-1228.

Chesterfield

ACTIVITIES THIS WEEK: Nov. 19: 9:30-10:30, Tai Chi; 10, Hilltown COA Consortium, Plainfield; 2-4, Veteran’s services; 7, Senior Housing Committee; Nov. 20: 9, walk the mile square; 10-11, chair yoga; 10, COA Board meeting; 6-8, Veteran’s services; Nov. 21: 1-4, mah jongg; 1, cards and puzzles

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